Thomas Maurice Stork

20 September 1884–8 November 1954 (Age 70)
Wolf Creek, Johnson, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Thomas Maurice

When Thomas Maurice Stork was born on 20 September 1884, his father, Albert Mauritz Stork, was 34 and his mother, Frances Laura King, was 26. He married Blanch Lorena Smith on 21 July 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Riverton, Fremont, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 8 November 1954, at the age of 70, and was buried in Riverton, Fremont, Wyoming, United States.

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Thomas Maurice Stork
Blanch Lorena Smith
Marriage: 21 July 1919
Alice F Stork

Spouse and Children

21 July 1919
Thermopolis, Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States


    Alice F Stork


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Mauritz Stork


    Frances Laura King




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley.2 North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork.3 German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thos M Stork, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas M Stork in household of Albert M Stork, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tom Stork in entry for Alice S Blumenshine, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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