Robert Bradley Stoneking

23 January 1897–23 October 1964 (Age 67)
Anthem, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Bradley

When Robert Bradley Stoneking was born on 23 January 1897, in Anthem, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Wesley Stoneking, was 29 and his mother, Elmina Malissa Hall, was 28. He married Mary Lulu Carpenter on 11 June 1920, in Jane Lew, Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Georges Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 October 1964, at the age of 67, and was buried in Georges Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Robert Bradley Stoneking
Mary Lulu Carpenter
Marriage: 11 June 1920
Opal Virginia Stoneking
Robert Ray Stoneking
Russell Melvin Stoneking

Spouse and Children

11 June 1920
Jane Lew, Lewis, West Virginia, United States


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Translation of German Steinkönig, composed of Middle High German stein ‘stone’ + kūnic ‘king’, perhaps a nickname of anecdotal origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert L Stoneking, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert B Stoneking, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert B Stoneking in household of James W Stoneking, "United States Census, 1910"

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