Wilma Geneva Stair

24 January 1918–29 January 1979 (Age 61)
Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Wilma Geneva

Wilma Geneva Stair was born on 24 January 1918, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Mason C Stair and Laura Boyer. She died on 29 January 1979, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Mason C Stair
Laura Boyer
Wilma Geneva Stair
1918–1979

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World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920
Age 2
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920
Age 2
Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stegher ‘stair’ (Old English stǣger). In Kent and Sussex this was a topographic name denoting someone who lived on rising ground.

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

Possible Related Names

Stairs
Stare

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