Herbert Melvin Sterrett

6 May 1903–13 April 1954 (Age 50)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Herbert Melvin

When Herbert Melvin Sterrett was born on 6 May 1903, in Kansas, United States, his father, John L Sterrett, was 32 and his mother, Angie A Stack, was 23. He married Thelma Mae Williams before 1926. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 13 April 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Melvin Sterrett
Thelma Mae Williams
Marriage: before 1926
Kenneth Edward Sterrett Fretz
Doris Charlene Sterrett

Spouse and Children

before 1926


Parents and Siblings

    John L Sterrett


    Angie A Stack





    Raymond Sterrett


    Laura Sterrett


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Start .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Sterrett, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Herbert M Sterrett in household of John L Sterrett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert M Sterrett, "United States Census, 1930"

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