Samuel Anthony Stuckey

2 December 1863–25 March 1953 (Age 89)
Jeff, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of Samuel Anthony

When Samuel Anthony Stuckey was born on 2 December 1863, in Jeff, Fayette, Iowa, United States, his father, James Brown Stuckey, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Jane Prewitt, was 22. He married Louisa Ellen Davis on 9 March 1887, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Center Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 March 1953, in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89.

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Samuel Anthony Stuckey
Louisa Ellen Davis
Marriage: 9 March 1887
Emma Anita Stuckey
Howard Davis Stuckey
Bertha Esther Stuckey
Ruth Edna Stuckey

Spouse and Children

9 March 1887
Appanoose, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Brown Stuckey


    Sarah Jane Prewitt




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Stiffkey in Norfolk (pronounced Stuckey), so named from Old English styfic ‘tree stumps’ + ēg ‘island’ or ‘higher ground in a marsh’.2 Americanized spelling of German Stucki .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel A Stucky in household of Wesly James Pelly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel A Stuckey, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Samuel A Stuckey in household of James B Stuckey, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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