Stella Maria Weatherby

27 September 1867–25 December 1943 (Age 76)
Fulton, Whiteside, Illinois, United States

The Life of Stella Maria

When Stella Maria Weatherby was born on 27 September 1867, in Fulton, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Wetherby, was 40 and her mother, Lutheria Johnson, was 38. She married Edwin Melville Carpenter on 27 August 1887, in Fulton Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rock Creek Township, Carroll, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 25 December 1943, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Edwin Melville Carpenter
Stella Maria Weatherby
Marriage: 27 August 1887
Carl Weatherby Carpenter
Stella Melvine Carpenter

Spouse and Children

27 August 1887
Fulton Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 15

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in West Yorkshire named Wetherby, from Old Norse veðr ‘wether (sheep)’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stella M Weatherby in household of Samuel Weatherby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stella M Jones in household of Eugene C Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stella M Jones in household of Eugene C Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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