Josephine Anna Stoll

25 December 1885–1 February 1910 (Age 24)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Josephine Anna

When Josephine Anna Stoll was born on 25 December 1885, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Adam Stoll, was 44 and her mother, Margaret Meyers, was 43. She had at least 1 daughter with Lawrence Aloysius Doran. She died on 1 February 1910, in her hometown, at the age of 24.

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Lawrence Aloysius Doran
Josephine Anna Stoll
Josephine Doran

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Adam Stoll


    Margaret Meyers





    Mary Stoll


    William C. Stoll


    Charles Stoll


    Lillie Stoll


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment

Age 2

In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.
1894 · May Day Riots of 1894

Age 9

The May Day Riots were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout the city on May 1. The riots were caused after Cleveland's unemployment rate increased dramatically during the Panic of 1893, causing panic among the unemployed against the city leaders. The most rioters at one time was recorded as a crowd of 5,000 men.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German stolle ‘prop’, ‘support’, ‘frame’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, or a nickname for a rigid person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Josephine Doran, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Josephine A. Stoll, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Josephine Stoll in entry for Harry M Henry and Josephine Doran, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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