Thomas Joe STURGEON

28 March 1941–22 June 2009 (Age 68)
Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Thomas Joe

When Thomas Joe STURGEON was born on 28 March 1941, in Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States, his father, JOSEPH HENDERSON STURGEON, was 25 and his mother, Lela Marie Utley, was 21. He died on 22 June 2009, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

JOSEPH HENDERSON STURGEON
1916–2002
Lela Marie Utley
1919–2011
Thomas Joe STURGEON
1941–2009

Parents and Siblings

    JOSEPH HENDERSON STURGEON

    Male1916–2002Male

    Female1919–2011Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1942 · Fort Carson is Built

Age 1

On Jan 6 1942, the U.S. Army announced Colorado Springs was the site of future Army base Camp Carson, later renamed Fort Carson.
1960

Age 19

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English sturgeon ‘sturgeon’ (a reduced form of Old French estourgeon), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sturgeon.

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

Sources (1)

  • Mr Thomas J 'Tommy Joe Meeker Sturgeon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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