Edward C. Stokes

Male 1873 - 1948  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Edward C. Stokes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 12 Sep 1862  California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Born Jul 1873  California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Rancher, Stokes Ranch, Las Virginnes Canyon, Calabasas, CA, Truck Driver (1920)  [7
    Died 3 Dec 1948  Los Angeles Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 8 Dec 1948  Oakwood Cemetery, Chatsworth, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1169  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2016 

    Father Eduardo “Edward” R Stokes,   b. 18 Jan 1847, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1930, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Catherine E. Robinson,   b. Sep 1851, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1869  Catholic Church, San Diego, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara E. Lee,   b. 17 May 1873, Santa Ynez, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1943, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1901  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Children 
     1. Bernard E. Stokes,   b. 22 Jan 1901, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1964, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ed had lots of brothers and sisters (including George and Charles). His was a very wealthy family. They all loved horses. Ed and Clara had a ranch in Las Virgines Canyon, near Calabasas, California. They later had a house on Micheltorina in Los Angeles.

      Ed and his parents may appear in the 1900 census. Ed, Clara and Bert appear in 1910 in Calabasas.

      Ed had a 160 acre homestead in Calabasas.

      Research: An Edward C. Stokes appears in the California Death Index, b. 12 Sep 1862, d. 3 Dec 1948 in Los Angeles. Mother’s maiden name is Robinson.

      An Edward C. Stokes appears (married, but alone) in the 1930 census in Los Angeles on Pierce St., Rancher, age 63.

      There is a WW I draft card for a George Washington Stokes in Calabasas, California, birth date Oct 2, 1876, farmer. He also appears in the 1930 census and does not appear to be our George Stokes. [10, 12, 13, 14]

  • Sources 
    1. [S92] Interview with Ray & Dessie Mendenhall and Thelma Thomas, (EF#62, SN#171, 15 Jun 1977).

    2. [S100] Interview with Ray and Dessie Mendenhall with M & N M, (EF#62, SN#74, 9 Apr 1977).

    3. [S428] Census 1900 Thomas N Mendenhall & Joseph C Lee, (EF#162, SN#244, 27 Sep 1977).

    4. [S589] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    5. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    6. [S865] California Death Index 1940-1997, Ancestry.com database online, (Provo, Utah).

    7. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    8. [S1601] Death Certificate for Edward C. Stokes.

    9. [S1535] Marriages Published in the San Diego Union.

    10. [S1539] Email correspondence with Gary Liss, Gary Liss.

    11. [S876] California Marriage Index, 1960-1985.

    12. [S868] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000).

    13. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).

    14. [S423] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.