Etta Bockwer Stone

Female23 February 1892–18 November 1966

Brief Life History of Etta Bockwer

When Etta Bockwer Stone was born on 23 February 1892, in Orwell, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, Ward Beecher Stone, was 36 and her mother, Emma Hattie Devoe, was 33. She married James Woodruff Richardson on 4 June 1919, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. She lived in Warren Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 18 November 1966, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Orwell, Orwell Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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James Woodruff Richardson
1892–1942
Etta Bockwer Stone
1892–1966
Marriage: 4 June 1919

Sources (11)

  • Etta B Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etta Bockwer Stone, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Etta B Stone, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    4 June 1919Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1894 · May Day Riots of 1894

    Age 2

    The May Day Riots were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout the city on May 1. The riots were caused after Cleveland's unemployment rate increased dramatically during the Panic of 1893, causing panic among the unemployed against the city leaders. The most rioters at one time was recorded as a crowd of 5,000 men.

    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.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English ston(e) ‘stone, rock’ (Old English stān). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on stony ground, by a notable outcrop of rock, or by a stone boundary-marker or monument, or habitational, from a place called Stone, such as those in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire.

    Irish (Kilkenny): adopted for Irish Ó Clochartaigh (see Clougherty ) and/or Ó Clochasaigh (see Clohessy ), and possibly several other names containing or thought to contain the element cloch ‘stone’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of various surnames in other languages, meaning ‘stone’, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, French Lapierre .

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

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