Charles "Carl" John Stork

18 October 1903–29 November 1987 (Age 84)
Kniest Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life of Charles "Carl" John

When Charles "Carl" John Stork was born on 18 October 1903, in Kniest Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States, his father, John Joseph Stork, was 26 and his mother, Agnes Anna Bruch, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Lena T Ortner. He lived in Wall Lake, Sac, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Sheridan Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 29 November 1987, at the age of 84, and was buried in Carroll, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles "Carl" John Stork
1903–1987
Lena T Ortner
1905–1992
Marion Stork
1930–
Loran John Stork
1931–
Janice Katherine Stork
1932–1998
Jean Stork
1932–
Lois Ann Stork
1935–
Neil C Stork
1940–2014
Leon Stork
1946–1946
Loran Stork
1946–1946

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Marion Stork

    Female1930–Female

    Loran John Stork

    Male1931–Male

    Female1932–1998Female

    Jean Stork

    Female1932–Female

    Lois Ann Stork

    Female1935–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 23

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley.2 North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork.3 German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Stork in household of John J Stork, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Carl J Stork, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charls J Stork in household of John Stork, "United States Census, 1910"

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