Mindrel Sadie Stoerkel

12 February 1897–August 1977 (Age 80)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mindrel Sadie

When Mindrel Sadie Stoerkel was born on 12 February 1897, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Stoerkel, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Amanda Hazelbaker, was 31. She married Charles Edward Hoffman in 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died in August 1977, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Hoffman
Mindrel Sadie Stoerkel
Marriage: 1915
Dorothy L. Hoffman

Spouse and Children



    Dorothy L. Hoffman


Parents and Siblings

    George Stoerkel


    Lydia Amanda Hazelbaker





    Viola Margarethe Stoerkel


    Ruth Esther Stoerkel


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

South German (Stöckel): diminutive of Stock 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mindrel Heid in household of Theodore Heid, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mindrel Stoerkel in household of Geo. Stoerkel, "United States Census, 1900"

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