Lillian Agatha Stankowski

18 July 1897–5 March 1981 (Age 83)
Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lillian Agatha

When Lillian Agatha Stankowski was born on 18 July 1897, in Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Michael Stankowski, was 40 and her mother, Julia Tomczak, was 37. She died on 5 March 1981, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Stankowski
Julia Tomczak
Charles Joseph Stanley
Pearl M Stankowski
Frank Xavier Stanley
Stella K Stankowski
Felix John Stankowski
Walter Theodore Stanley
Sophia Stankowski
Josephine Stankowski
Lillian Agatha Stankowski
Joseph Jacob Stanley
Mike Strankowski

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Stankowski


    Julia Tomczak




    Charles Joseph Stanley




    Stella K Stankowski


    Felix John Stankowski


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from either of two places named Stankowo, in Leszno and Olsztyn voivodeships. The place name is derived from Stanek, a pet form of the personal name Stanisław ( see Stanislaw ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian Stanhowski in household of Michael Stanhowski, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Lillian in household of Mike Stankowaki, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian Stankowski in household of Mike Stankowski, "United States Census, 1900"

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