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Stokes Genealogy & History

Stokes is an ancient Welsh name that is also found in England and Scotland. Derived from the Old English "stocc" and Middle English "stoke", meaning trunk of a tree, it referred to a place of stump-clearings. Prior to the Norman Conquest, Stokes family history was located in Normandy, France; afterwards, the family was found in Pembrokeshire, Wales, where the family's feudal manor was located. In England, Stokes families were located in a variety of places called Stoke/Stokes/Stoches in Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Somerset, and Warwickshire. The motto, "foris qui insons", means "innocent fortune". American Stokes genealogy begins in Virginia in 1624 and includes variations Stoaks and Stocks.


Stokes Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Kathryn Stokes-- --, 1918December 6,2004PA
B June Stokes-- --, 1932December 7,1997IL
C Colleen Stokes-- --, 1929May 7,2005MI
D Leon Stokes-- --, 1932September 16,2004AL

Stokes Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Albert Stokes-- --, 1923February 12,2004Anchorage,AK
F Kathleen Stokes-- --, 1922July ,1989Brewster,NY
G Harmon Stokes-- --, 1913May ,1981Dothan,AL
H Maxine Stokes-- --, 1929August ,1985Liberty,MO

Stokes Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Allen StokesRuth DrewFebruary 16,1933Wake, NC
Charlie StokesShawn StellFebruary 8,1969Wake, NC
Danny StokesLottie McleanDecember 28,1979Wake, NC
Ernest StokesViola StokesJuly 9,1946Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Stokes

511th: Davenport512th: Gates
513th: Roy514th: Wilkins
515th: Clayton516th: Collier
517th: McKenzie518th: Garza
519th: Cline520th: Hancock

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