Stephen Merlin Stanga

3 October 1928–13 April 2004 (Age 75)
Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Stephen Merlin

When Stephen Merlin Stanga was born on 3 October 1928, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Stephen L Stanga, was 24 and his mother, Hazel Alice Raiford, was 23. He lived in Ward Eight, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 April 2004, in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bedico, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States.

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Stephen Merlin Stanga
Anna Elizabeth Cooper

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World Events (8)

Age 1
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
Age 3
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 20
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Stange or Stanger .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Steve M Stanga in household of Thomas L Stanga, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Steve M Stanga in household of Lewis S Stanga, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stephen Merlin Stanga, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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