John William Stephens1

M, b. April 1853, d. 1934
     John William Stephens was born in April 1853 at Ohio.1 He married Lesetta A. Eagon, daughter of Isaac Eagon and Rebecca Day, circa 1876.1 John William Stephens died in 1934 at Noble Co., OH. He was buried in 1934 at Kennonsburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Kennonsburg, Noble Co., OH, Findagrave #11688557.

Children of John William Stephens and Lesetta A. Eagon

Citations

  1. [S16] 1900 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1311; FHL #1241311.

Joseph S. Stephens1

M, b. January 1886
     Joseph S. Stephens was born in January 1886 at Noble Co., OH.1 He was the son of John Stephens and Mary A. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S16] 1900 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1311; FHL #1241311.

Joseph Walter Stephens

M, b. 6 October 1885, d. 11 February 1971
     Joseph Walter Stephens was born on 6 October 1885 at Comanche Co., TX. He was the son of James Eli Stephens and Laura Geneva Martin.1 Joseph Walter Stephens married Cynthia Margaret Evans, daughter of Joe Bloomer Evans and Eunice Ann Johnson. Joseph Walter Stephens began military service WW I, U.S. Marine Corps, Corporal. Occupation: House Painter between 1930 and 1940 at Garza Co., TX.2 He died on 11 February 1971 at age 85. He was buried in February 1971 at Terrace Cemetery, Post, Garza Co., TX, Find A Grave Memorial# 8739282.

Children of Joseph Walter Stephens and Cynthia Margaret Evans

Citations

  1. [S2805] 1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation (now Johnston County, Oklahoma). Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Rolls 1847-1850; FHL #1241847 -50.
  2. [S4075] 1940 Federal Census, Garza County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4040.
  3. [S4074] 1930 Federal Census, Garza County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2336; FHL #2342070.

Col. Joseph Walter Stephens Jr.1

M, b. 22 September 1922, d. 10 September 2007
     Col. Joseph Walter Stephens Jr. was born on 22 September 1922 at Garza Co., TX.1 He was the son of Joseph Walter Stephens and Cynthia Margaret Evans.1 Col. Joseph Walter Stephens Jr. married Helen Nadine Kelly, daughter of Claude Cannon Kelly and Esta Allen Atchison, on 29 July 1943 at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., TX. Col. Joseph Walter Stephens Jr. died on 10 September 2007 at Taylor Co., TX, at age 84 Dates per SSDI, last residence Abilene.

Obituary (findagrave.com):

Abilene, Texas - Colonel Joseph W. Stephens Jr. USAF (Retired) died Monday, September 10, 2007, at a local hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2007, at Highland Church of Christ, 425 Highland Avenue, Abilene, Texas, with Dr. Barry Packer officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.

J.W. Stephens Jr. was born to J. Walter and Margaret Evans Stephens in Post, Texas, on September 22, 1922. He attended Garza County Schools and graduated from Post High School in 1939. He was an Eagle Scout. J.W. married Helen Nadine Kelly, of Stanton, on July 29, 1943, in Lubbock, Texas.

Nadine preceded him in death on July 6, 2001.

A veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, J.W. flew 40 B-24 Combat missions over Japanese held islands of Truk, Iwo Jima, Marcus, ChiChi Jima, HaHa Jima in World War II. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, seven Air Medals, and Asiatic-Pacific Theatre with three Battle Stars, and earned the Legion of Merit, Army and Air Force Commendation medals, SAC Combat Readiness medal, and several lesser awards.

J.W. returned to Lubbock in June 1945 and worked for Elder Construction Company until rejoining the Army Air Corps in January 1946. He then served in a variety of USAF assignments during 26 years of military service, among them Base Civil Engineer, B-24, B-47 and B-52 Aircraft Commander, Squadron Commander, and Director of Command Control, Hq 2AF, SAC, a position from which he retired in March 1968 in the grade of Colonel. He served at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene from 1957 to 1965. Following his military service, J.W. served as General Manager of EMOT Federal Credit Union from 1969 to 1995.

Colonel Stephens was a member of the Highland Church of Christ. He was a Life member of Post 2012 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Air Force Association, Retired Officers Association, 11th Bomb Group Association, Pampa Army Air Force Field Association, and inducted into the Pampa Panhandle Veterans Hall of Fame in 1968.

He is survived by four children: Joseph W. Stephens, III and his wife Merry Sue of Abilene, Kenneth K. Stephens and his wife Linda, of Dallas, Diane C. Packer and her husband Barry, also of Dallas, and David K. Stephens of San Diego, California; seven grandchildren: Bradley Stephens, Kimberly Girard and her husband Tim, of Nashville, Tenn., Courtney, Christine, and Caroline Stephens, of Dallas, Collin Packer and his wife Holly, and Clark Packer of Abilene; two great-grandsons: William and Andrew Girard; three sisters: Allene McWhirter, of Austin, Mary Jo Cook, of Amarillo, and Janet Krister, of Colorado Springs, Colo; two brothers: Dr. J. Pat Stephens, of Canyon and Bill Stephens, of Amarillo.

Remembrances may be made in honor of Colonel Stephens to Highland Church of Christ, 425 Highland Avenue, Abilene, Texas 79605.

He was buried in September 2007 at Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Taylor Co., TX, Find A Grave Memorial# 21513973.

Citations

  1. [S4074] 1930 Federal Census, Garza County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2336; FHL #2342070.

Julia Ann Stephens1

F, b. circa 1858
     Julia Ann Stephens was born circa 1858 at Seneca Twp., Monroe Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Valentine Samuel Stephens and Barbara Starr.1

Citations

  1. [S3281] 1860 Federal Census, Monroe County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1012; FHL #805012.

Justice S. Stephens

M, b. 5 September 1876, d. 16 March 1947
     Justice S. Stephens was born on 5 September 1876 at Noble Co., OH. He was the son of John William Stephens and Lesetta A. Eagon. Justice S. Stephens married Margaret Kirkbride, daughter of Peter Kirkbride and Matilda Ann Brothers, on 22 December 1898. Justice S. Stephens died on 16 March 1947 at Noble Co., OH, at age 70 Obituary (Findagrave.com):

Justice S. Stephens, 70, of five miles south of Barnesville, died Sunday morning at his home, following an illness of several months. The son of John and Lazetta Eagon Stephens, he was born in Noble county, Sep. 5 1876. He had lived the greatest part of his life in the vicinity of Kennonsburg, until he moved eight years ago to the Barnesville area. On Dec 22, 1898 he was married to Margaret Kirkbride, who survives him. Other survivors are one daughter, Mrs Ray Hillard of Barnesville, Route 1; one grandson, a great grandchild, one brother, Foster Stephens of Quaker CIty and a sister Mrs.George Wyscarver of Cambridge. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the Kennonsburg Methodist church with burial in the nearby cemetery. The body will be at the Earle funeral home in Quaker City until 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.

He was buried in March 1947 at Kennonsburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Kennonsburg, Noble Co., OH, Findagrave #128026495.

Child of Justice S. Stephens and Margaret Kirkbride

Lucy E. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1852
     Lucy E. Stephens was born circa 1852 at Beaver Twp., Guernsey (now Noble) Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr.1

Citations

  1. [S9] 1860 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1020; FHL #805020.

Lura Stephens1

F, b. June 1896
     Lura Stephens was born in June 1896 at Noble Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of John Stephens and Mary A. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S16] 1900 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1311; FHL #1241311.

Lydia Stephens

F
     Lydia Stephens married Samuel Coplan.

Child of Lydia Stephens and Samuel Coplan

Margaret Allene Stephens1

F, b. 19 May 1924, d. 19 September 2008
     Margaret Allene Stephens was born on 19 May 1924 at Garza Co., TX.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Walter Stephens and Cynthia Margaret Evans.1 Margaret Allene Stephens married Glen McWhirter on 29 July 1946. Margaret Allene Stephens died on 19 September 2008 at Austin, Travis Co., TX, at age 84. She was buried in September 2008 at Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado, Johnson Co., TX, Find A Grave Memorial# 106715717.

Citations

  1. [S4074] 1930 Federal Census, Garza County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2336; FHL #2342070.

Maria L. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1862
     Maria L. Stephens was born circa 1862 at Noble Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr.1

Citations

  1. [S11] 1870 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm, NARA Series M593, Roll 1252 FHL #552751.

Mary E. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1849
     Mary E. Stephens was born circa 1849 at Seneca Twp., Monroe Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Valentine Samuel Stephens and Barbara Starr.1

Citations

  1. [S3281] 1860 Federal Census, Monroe County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1012; FHL #805012.

Nancy Stephens

F, b. 1796, d. 1859
     Nancy Stephens was born in 1796 at Stephens City, Frederick Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Bryan Martin Stephens and Emma Simms. Nancy Stephens married William White, son of Warner White and Mary Taylor, in 1814 at Frederick Co. (probably), VA. Nancy Stephens died in 1859 at Marion Co., MO.

Child of Nancy Stephens and William White

Citations

  1. [S210] Daniel W. Bly, From the Rhine to the Shenandoah, Vol. III, p. 196.

Ona Sophronia Stephens1

F, b. May 1875, d. 6 August 1930
     Ona Sophronia Stephens was born in May 1875 at Arkansas.1 She married Joseph Sylvenus Walley on 29 September 1892 at Sharp Co., AR. Ona Sophronia Stephens died on 6 August 1930 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK, at age 55.

Child of Ona Sophronia Stephens and Joseph Sylvenus Walley

Citations

  1. [S4328] 1900 Federal Census, Sharp County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 77; FHL #1240077.

Paul Eugene Stephens1

M, b. 25 February 1930, d. March 1989
     Paul Eugene Stephens was born on 25 February 1930 at Wood Co., WV.1 He was the son of Paul Kruger Stephens and Hazel Yoho.1 Paul Eugene Stephens died in March 1989 at Wood Co., WV, at age 59 Dates per SSDI, last residence Parkersburg.

Citations

  1. [S3168] 1930 Federal Census, Wood County, West Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2558; FHL #2342292.

Paul Kruger Stephens

M, b. 17 November 1900, d. February 1976
     Paul Kruger Stephens was born on 17 November 1900 at Wirt Co., WV. He married Hazel Yoho, daughter of Samuel Madison Yoho and Nancy Margaret Holleron, on 26 June 1925 at Wood Co., WV. Paul Kruger Stephens died in February 1976 at Wood Co., WV, at age 75 Dates per SSDI, last residence Parkersburg. He was buried in 1976 at Evergreen Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood Co., WV.

Children of Paul Kruger Stephens and Hazel Yoho

Citations

  1. [S3168] 1930 Federal Census, Wood County, West Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2558; FHL #2342292.
  2. [S3162] 1940 Federal Census, Wood County, West Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4454.

Phoebe Alice Stephens

F, b. 22 January 1911
     Phoebe Alice Stephens was born on 22 January 1911 at Indiana. She was the daughter of Walter Charles Stephens and Anna Lee Doane. Phoebe Alice Stephens married Max LaRue Forney, son of Edward J. Forney and Mary Ellen Rue, on 10 August 1937, two children to this marriage.

Rachael Stephens

F, b. 7 November 1832, d. 12 April 1915
     Rachael Stephens was born on 7 November 1832 at Stephens Station, Fountain Co., IN. She married Wallace Rice on 17 March 1859 at Fountain Co., IN. Rachael Stephens died on 12 April 1915 at Richland, IN, at age 82.

Child of Rachael Stephens and Wallace Rice

Samuel Stephens

M, b. 15 December 1822, d. 25 October 1910
     Samuel Stephens was born on 15 December 1822 at Calais, Monroe Co., OH.1,2 He was the son of John Stephens and Sarah Bowersock. Samuel Stephens married Eletha Starr, daughter of John Starr and Elizabeth Wendell, circa 1843, Seven children born, five living as of 1900 census.2 Samuel Stephens died on 25 October 1910 at Summerfield, Noble Co., OH, at age 87.

Children of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr

Citations

  1. [S9] 1860 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1020; FHL #805020.
  2. [S16] 1900 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1311; FHL #1241311.
  3. [S11] 1870 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm, NARA Series M593, Roll 1252 FHL #552751.

Sarah E. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1847
     Sarah E. Stephens was born circa 1847 at Beaver Twp., Guernsey (now Noble) Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr.1

Citations

  1. [S9] 1860 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1020; FHL #805020.

Sarah J. Stephens1

F, b. August 1863, d. 26 July 1952
     Sarah J. Stephens was born in August 1863 at Seneca Twp., Monroe Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Valentine Samuel Stephens and Barbara Starr.1 Sarah J. Stephens married William H. Clark. Sarah J. Stephens died on 26 July 1952 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, at age 88.

Citations

  1. [S677] 1870 Federal Census, Monroe County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1245; FHL #552744.

Valentine Samuel Stephens

M, b. August 1825, d. 22 December 1913
     Valentine Samuel Stephens was born in August 1825 at Belmont Co., OH.1 He was the son of John Stephens and Elizabeth Bowersock. Valentine Samuel Stephens married Barbara Starr, daughter of John Starr and Elizabeth Wendell, circa 1845. Valentine Samuel Stephens died on 22 December 1913 at Washington Co., OH, at age 88.

Children of Valentine Samuel Stephens and Barbara Starr

Citations

  1. [S3281] 1860 Federal Census, Monroe County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1012; FHL #805012.
  2. [S677] 1870 Federal Census, Monroe County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1245; FHL #552744.

Walter Charles Stephens

M, b. 15 December 1879, d. 25 December 1961
     Walter Charles Stephens was born on 15 December 1879. He married Anna Lee Doane on 19 September 1905. Walter Charles Stephens died on 25 December 1961 at age 82.

Child of Walter Charles Stephens and Anna Lee Doane

Wesley K. Stephens

M
     Wesley K. Stephens married Mary Ann Nutter, daughter of William Nutter and Elizabeth Rice, on 31 March 1867 at Wells Co., IN.

William C. Stephens1

M, b. circa 1879
     William C. Stephens was born circa 1879 at Noble Co., OH.1 He was the son of John Stephens and Mary A. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S14] 1880 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1055, FHL #1255055.

Amos Stephenson

M
     Amos Stephenson married Minerva Rhodehamel.

Child of Amos Stephenson and Minerva Rhodehamel

Annie Stephenson

F
     Annie Stephenson married Nathan Pope.

Child of Annie Stephenson and Nathan Pope

Dove Mae Stephenson

F, b. 30 October 1877, d. 16 January 1962
     Note: Also had a son William, who died at age 12, and two babies who died as infants. Dove Mae Stephenson married Frederick Heywood Orr, son of William Orr. Dove Mae Stephenson was born on 30 October 1877. She was the daughter of Jacob Van Buren Stephenson and Trinvilla Tackett. Dove Mae Stephenson died on 16 January 1962 at Knox Co., IN, at age 84.

Children of Dove Mae Stephenson and Frederick Heywood Orr

Elizabeth Stephenson

F
     Elizabeth Stephenson was the daughter of Jacob Van Buren Stephenson and Trinvilla Tackett.

George E. Stephenson

M
     George E. Stephenson was the son of Jacob Van Buren Stephenson and Trinvilla Tackett.