Haldeman Clifford Stout

6 July 1877–3 October 1955 (Age 78)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Haldeman Clifford

When Haldeman Clifford Stout was born on 6 July 1877, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, William H. Stout, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Spence, was 29. He married Elmira Virginia Parks on 18 January 1919, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. He lived in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Representative District 7, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1910. He died on 3 October 1955, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 78.

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Haldeman Clifford Stout
Elmira Virginia Parks
Marriage: 18 January 1919

Spouse and Children

18 January 1919
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William H. Stout


    Sarah Elizabeth Spence




    Mabel E. Stout


    Howard Preston Stout Sr



    Wilmer Franklin Stout



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Haldeman C Stout, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Halderman Stout in household of William Stout, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Haldeman C Stout, "United States Census, 1910"

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