Malachi (Mel) Stanley Sr.

10 September 1888–5 December 1949 (Age 61)
Linden, Cass, Texas, United States

The Life of Malachi (Mel)

When Malachi (Mel) Stanley Sr. was born on 10 September 1888, in Linden, Cass, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Stanley, was 53 and his mother, Emmaline Goodwin, was 48. He had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with Uliller Henderson. He died on 5 December 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Malachi (Mel) Stanley Sr.
1888–1949
Uliller Henderson
Choice Stanley
1915–
Malichia (Mal) Stanley Jr
–2013
Eula Mae Stanley
1917–
Mary Lee Stanley
1921–1940
Emma Stanley-Dodd
1924–
Thedo Stanley
1925–
Corra Stanley
1931–1932
Winnie Louise Stanley
1940–

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Choice Stanley

    Female1915–Female

    Eula Mae Stanley

    Female1917–Female

    Mary Lee Stanley

    Female1921–1940Female

    Emma Stanley-Dodd

    Female1924–Female

    Thedo Stanley

    Male1925–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Stanley

    Male1835–1897Male

    Emmaline Goodwin

    Female1840–1939Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1865–1962Male

    Thomas Stanley

    Male1866–Male

    Oscar Stanley

    Male1872–Male

    George Stanley

    Male1872–Male

    Laura Stanley

    Female1878–1969Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 17

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mal Stanley, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Eulilia Mae Stanley, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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