Fannie Evelyn Stewart

19 April 1889–17 April 1968 (Age 78)
Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Fannie Evelyn

When Fannie Evelyn Stewart was born on 19 April 1889, in Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States, her father, Monroe Stewart, was 35 and her mother, Florence Holly McCoy, was 34. She married Clarence Edward Griffith on 10 April 1905, in Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Stuart, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1930 and West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1968, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Edward Griffith
Fannie Evelyn Stewart
Marriage: 10 April 1905
Harold Ray Griffith
Claud E Griffeth
John S Griffeth
Donald Monroe Griffith
Hubert Griffith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1905Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1893: Polk,Iowa, United States [Spreads into Polk, Dallas, Warren, and Madison counties]
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 21
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In the Anglo-Saxon period this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Norman Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal, for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate. In Scotland the term was also used of a magistrate originally appointed by the king to administer crown lands, forming a stewartry.History: Stuart or Stewart is the surname of one of the great families of Scotland, the royal family of Scotland from the 14th century, and of England from 1603, when James VI of Scotland acceded to the English throne as James I. There were many minor branches of the family left in Britain after the flight of James II in 1688, but not every bearer of the surname can claim relationship with the royal house, even in Scotland. Every great house in medieval England and Scotland had its steward, and in many cases the office gave rise to a hereditary surname. The fall of the house of Stuart in Britain, conversely, led to the establishment of several highly placed branches bearing this surname in continental Europe, which are in most cases related to the old Scottish royal family.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Fannie I Stewart in entry for John Stewart Griffith, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Fannie Stuart in household of Manrow Stuart, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Fannie Griffith in entry for Clarence Edward Griffith, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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