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Lives of great men all remind us,
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us,
Footprints on the sands of time.
"A Psalm of Life" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sturdivant the Counterfeitor
The Raid on Sturdivant's Fort (Fort Sturdivant or Sturdivant's Castle)
William E. Sturtivant - The Halifax Murderer
(or was he innocent??!!)
writes, "On the night of May 21, 1930, he murdered handsome Nick
Sturtevant as they sat together in an automobile parked along the road
near Dillon Beach. Sturtevant was a hijacker who had been
supplying Marin County millionaires with booze."
RAY STURTIVANT - AIR HISTORIAN
is now world renowned for his work.
has written 23 aviation related books.
Click here for other Books by or about historical family members
(European Space Symposium papers)
Chris Sturtivant - has written many papers on Dolphins
and Whales and published
Carl Sturtivant - has written many papers on Mathematics
Hittite language translations (Mesopotania) published in 1936 by
Edgar Sturtevant (in English)
of historical UK
patent for Space Satellite Antenna Deployment Arm Hinge Actuator
Alfred Henry Sturtevant - genetic research scientist
He was one of the first to warn against the hazards of fallout as a consequence
of nuclear bomb testing.
Helena Sturtevant [American, 1872-1946] - Painting 'Sailing off Newport'.
was a Leader of the Midland Light Orchestra, and
member of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Stirdivant - Second Assistant Director on
10 June 1650 : "According to our order, wee haue found out and
marked a new way from Joaneses Riuer to the Massachusetts Path
through John Rogers his ground, and are all agreed the said way by vs
marked out to bee most convenient and least preiuditiall. "Wittnes
our hands heere vnder written. John Howland, Francis Cooke, Joshua
Pratt, John Wood,
, Henery Howland, Tho:
Heward, Seni, John Washburne, Seni, Henery Sampson, Gorg: Partridge,
Tho: Lettis, Willam Paybody. All Sworne." Plymouth Colony
Records, Vol. 2, p. 160.
for a full history of Samuel Sturtevant
NEW YORK HISTORY
was a member of the Peter Styvesant Council which prepared a charter for the
New York in 1652.
Holland Tunnel in New York
(which connects New York to New Jersey) was a major
engineering feat and would not have been possible without the B.F.Sturtevant
84 Sturtevant Silentvane fans
(housed in towering ventillation buildings) were used to provide fresh air.
A book was written about the tunnel and ventilation in 1927.
colourful character born in 1570.
was a member of the Royal Marines Freefall Parachute
Display Team in a 17-man stack in October 1985 for 'The Big Jump' in
the BBC1 UK television series 'Record Breakers'.
- presented with an ISO (Imperial Service Order) by
the Queen in 1986
- Aviator and Hero (posthumous Navy Cross)
STURTEVANT AEROPLANE Co. AIRCRAFT (Click here for more information)
STURTEVANT AEROPLANE Co. ENGINES (Click here for more information)
Sturdivant Brothers Flying
at Sturdivant Farm (Glen Dora, Mississippi) - has
a 1800 foot paved runway for their own use! (Sturdivant farms is one
of the largest agricultural operations in the Mississippi Delta, with
thousands of acres of Cotton, rice and soybeans. )
owned and raced a Clubmans Sports 1600 racing car.
For several years he raced at most of the major race tracks in the UK. His
best result was 4th at Thruxton.
USS STURTEVANT (DE239) and USS STURTEVANT (DD240)
played their part in US Navy history.
STURTEVANT Steam engines.
MAJOR EDWARD E. STURTEVANT
Major Edward Everett Sturtevant
of Keene, New Hampshire (believed to be of the 5th New Hampshire) to your
honor roll. He was killed in
the service of the Union Army in one of several futile charges at
Fredericksburg, Virginia during the American Civil War. There is a
memorial painting of Major Sturtevant hanging in the
New Hampshire Statehouse
- First World War Corporal, Sherwood Foresters (died 28th September 1917)
Albert Dillon STURTEVANT
- First World
Albert was the
first aviator ever
to be brought down in the service of the
United States (15 February 1918).
- First World War Naval service on Royal Navy minesweeper and HMS King George V.
William North STURTEVANT Jr
Second World War Aviator
PFC. Lost his life in WWII. Served in 1st Platoon, L Company, 3rd Battalion,
Killed in action on Hill 120, Oct. 4, 1944 in the battle of Peleliu. Home town
Lynn, Mass. USA
Wilbur James STURTEVANT
Lost his life in WWII. Second World Leading Aircraftman (died 24th April 1947)
R/127129 Royal Canadian
Harvey Willard STURTEVANT
shot down six Japanese aircraft toward the end of the Second World War.
Solomon Callis STURDIVANT
lost his life in WWII. He was a Private First Class, US Army
231st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Searchlight Battalion.
His family believe he lost his life somewhere in France whilst driving a truck,
March 5, 1945,
and is buried at Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France. His family would
like more information on his service and death, as his records were destroyed
If you can help please
(A street in Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA is named after him - see the
page on places
More to follow
(Please let me know of any more servicemen or details and photos)
WILD WEST HERO
Rocky Mountain Joe Sturtevant
was a True Wild West Hero confronting
Indians on the new frontier, (Scout for General Custer, and captured
by Sitting Bull) - later, after an exciting life he turned his hand
to a 'paper hanging and decorating' business! (and photography - see
The Victorian STURTEVANT-LARRABEE Co. succeeded the Kingman, Sturtevant &
Larrabee, Carriage & Sleigh Builders in Binghamton, N.Y. USA.
TV Fiction: - The Rockford Files - "The No-Cut Contract"
"In this exciting and funny episode of the hit TV series "The Rockford
Files," ROB REINER guest stars as
, a crooked, small-time pro
quarterback who tries to be a big-shot, tries to impress women, and succes in
implicating an unsuspecting Jim Rockford (JAMES GARNER) in a blackmail scheme.
When King is questioned by federal agents about tapes that finger underworld
figures, he finds Rockford's name in the phone book and points the officers
toward Jim. Now Rockford is on the run from the feds and the mob.
Ironically, Rockford finds that he must work for King in order to clear his
name...it's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it!
wall plaque is referred to in Mattapoisett
for CAPTAIN SAMUEL STURTEVANT JR - 1820.
STURTIVANT - CRIMEAN WAR VETERAN
Sergeant Major Sturtivant
was in the army for 22 years and fought in many
military campaigns, including the Crimean War.
was a Set Director on many films in the 50s and
60s (including '
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea' and 'The Lost World'
In 1967 he was
co-nominated for an
'Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
for: The Sand Pebbles
was a pioneer in early radio in the 1920's with Radio WBZ.
She is described in the
Hammond Museum of Radio
as 'One of the station's first Programme Directors (that's how they spelled it
in those days) was a woman-- Emilie Sturtevant. Back then, the PD actually was
like a Music Director-- he or she scheduled the guests and often had to fill in
if the talent didn't show up.
Like many PDs in those days, Miss Sturtevant was also a musician (as were
several of WBZ's announcers.) And like many women in early radio, she also did
double-duty, as the General Manager's administrative assistant.'
was a league Baseball player between 1955 and
1964. He threw Right Handed and batted Left Handed!
STURTEVANT POULTRY REMEDIES
STURTEVANT POULTRY REMEDIES... printed at bottom
of long cvr w/top half filled with illustrations of various farm
animals (pig, horse, cows, ducks, chickens, etc) across an orange
background. 1906 dated HARTFORD, CONN. mc ties horiz pair of #319 2c
carmine. On back are colored illus. of product tins & of horse,
w/list of various products, such as "The Sturtevant Chicken
Cholera Cure", etc... minor edge tears. Presumed to be
F.C. STURTEVANT Co.
F.C. STURTEVANT BUSINESS CARD
STURTEVANT'S POULTRY HINTS
Sturtevant's Poultry Hints is for Blue Comb or Pullet Disease. This is a sales
card made by the MAPLE TREE FARM, Halifax, Mass, - HOME OF STURTEVANTS STURDY
Does anyone know a date for this, and if its related to the items above or
just a coincidence??
Mountain Joe Sturtevant (see
Wild West Hero
also became a respected photographer and many of his photographs are
now part of the '...outstanding collection known as the Karakehian
Collection. The photographs date from around 1865 to 1940. This
assortment includes photographs by William Henry Jackson and J.B.
(a.k.a. Rocky Mountain Joe), both well-known
western photographers. Many of the photographs illustrate historic
Boulder, Aspen and many other Colorado towns and ghost towns.' The
photographs are now for sale individually on the Internet!!
A court case involving two of the Sturtevant companies is used in law
reference as a classic case of rights to a name!
If a man
trading and wants to turn his business into a limited company, he is
entitled prima facie to use as part of the name of the company the
name he has been using.
Sturtevant Engineering Co. v. Sturtevant
Mill Co. of U.S.A. Ltd.  3 All E.R. 137
Reference2 (in Smirnoff court case)
, Selma, Alabama.
- The one time president of the First
National Bank of Selma is believed to make appearances at his beloved
home built in 1852. John McGee Parkman was killed upon trying to
escape from prison after being arrested for speculating in cotton
with bank funds. He has been spotted gazing out of the cupola at the
top of the mansion. Guides tell of sensing his presence in an
upstairs bedroom, and once the fire department was called when smoke
was observed pouring out an upstairs window. When they arrived, the
window was locked and no evidence of fire was found.
here to go to another
ghost story site.
ECHOES FROM THE GLENS By Lynne Sturtevant - Luxury and Legends: Haunted Castle
'Sturtevant's paradox' The paradox by which sound-change is regular but creates
irregularity while analogical change is irregular but creates regularity. Thus
a sound-change may give rise to an irregular inflection; an analogical change
may replace it with the one that is usual.
Formulated as a paradox by E. H. Sturtevant in the 1940s.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics, Oxford University Press
, who had lived in the Croydon, Surrey area, became
a golf professional and designed a golf course in Frensham Park for
Lord Pearson (of Pearson's Magazine), then took up a similar post at
Knocke, Belgium in 1911. He was called up into the British Army on
the outbreak of the First World War, so returned to England with his
wife Florence and two children Charles Stuart (born 1908) and Irene
Peggy (born 1910).
painted the following modern picture in 1966.
, are a music group with their own
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Last Update 27st April 2010