Harry Stout Stansell

22 May 1892–February 1986 (Age 93)
Putnam, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harry Stout

When Harry Stout Stansell was born on 22 May 1892, in Putnam, Illinois, United States, his father, Jeremiah Benjamin Stansell, was 33 and his mother, Laura Olive Bush, was 23. He lived in Magnolia, Putnam, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died in February 1986, at the age of 93.

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Harry Stout Stansell
Gladys Effie Phillips

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Benjamin Stansell


    Laura Olive Bush




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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a variant spelling of Stancil .2 Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized spelling of German Stanzel or Stenzel .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Harry S Stansell in household of Jerry B Stansell, "United States Census, 1910"

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