Stella Virginia Durboraw

October 1881–7 September 1951 (Age 69)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Stella Virginia

When Stella Virginia Durboraw was born in October 1881, in Maryland, United States, her father, Isaac H. Durboraw, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Virginia Moore, was 32. She had at least 1 son with John Thomas Shipley. She lived in District 20, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1900. She died on 7 September 1951, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Shipley
Stella Virginia Durboraw
Alvey Reichard Shipley

Spouse and Children



    Alvey Reichard Shipley


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac H. Durboraw


    Margaret Virginia Moore




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Durborough, a Somerset name of unexplained orgin.

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

Sources (2)

  • Seastella Shipley in household of Margaret V Whitney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stella Virginia Durboraw Shipley Diffendafer, "Find A Grave Index"

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