Estella Tuhoski

Female10 March 1927–12 September 1999

Brief Life History of Estella

When Estella Tuhoski was born on 10 March 1927, in Greig, Greig, Lewis, New York, United States, her father, Walter B Tuhoski, was 39 and her mother, Estella Deskovich, was 30. She died on 12 September 1999, in Dawson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sawnee View Gardens, Forsyth, Georgia, United States.

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William Martin LaPree
Estella Tuhoski

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  • Stella Tuhoski, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.

1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 15

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Old French name meaning ‘star’ (Latin Stella ), comparatively rarely used during the Middle Ages. It was revived in the 19th century, together with the Latinate form Estella , which was used by Dickens for the cold but beautiful ward of Miss Havisham in Great Expectations ( 1861 ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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