Samuel S Stelle

13 April 1921–3 October 2003 (Age 82)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Samuel S

When Samuel S Stelle was born on 13 April 1921, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, George Washington Stelle, was 33 and his mother, Laura Elizabeth Morrison, was 30. He lived in Delaware, Oklahoma, United States for about 5 years and Township 3, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 2003, in Talent, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Samuel S Stelle
Virginia E Stelle

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 20

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1943 · Oklahoma is Home to Thousands of POW's

Age 22

Oklahoma was home to 22,000 German and Italian prisoners of war. The prisoners were sent to work on farms and ranches to continue the production work as many American men were off at war. 

Name Meaning

North German:1. variant of Stell . 2. habitational name from any of several places so named, all in northern Germany. 3. Topographic name from Stell 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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  • Sam Stelle in household of G W Stelle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel S Stelle in household of Geo W Stelle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel S Stelle, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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