Clyde Durwood Stephens

M, b. 16 September 1920, d. 20 December 1998
     Clyde Durwood Stephens was born on 16 September 1920 at Yantis, Wood Co., TX, WW II draft registration, also consistent with April 1930 census age (9).Findagrave.com memorial shows 1921. He married Jewel Waldene Bohannon on 4 January 1941. Clyde Durwood Stephens died on 20 December 1998 at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., TX, at age 78. He was buried in December 1998 at Crestview Memorial Park, Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., TX, Findagrave #184320282.

Darrell K. Stephens1

M, b. 9 February 1934, d. 4 November 2001
     Darrell K. Stephens was born on 9 February 1934 at Wood Co., WV.1 He was the son of Paul Kruger Stephens and Hazel Yoho.1 Darrell K. Stephens died on 4 November 2001 at Wood Co., WV, at age 67 Dates per SSDI, last residence Parkersburg.

Citations

  1. [S3162] 1940 Federal Census, Wood County, West Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4454.

Eileen Stephens1

F, b. circa 1926
     Eileen Stephens was born circa 1926 at Wood Co., WV.1 She was the daughter of Paul Kruger Stephens and Hazel Yoho.1

Citations

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

Elizabeth Stephens

F
     Elizabeth Stephens married Albert Zealor.

Child of Elizabeth Stephens and Albert Zealor

Elizabeth Stephens1

F, b. 17 November 1806, d. 25 March 1887
     Elizabeth Stephens was born on 17 November 1806 at Greene Co., PA.1 She married Aaron Morris.1 Elizabeth Stephens died on 25 March 1887 at Noble Co., OH, at age 80.

Child of Elizabeth Stephens and Aaron Morris

Citations

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

Foster Raymond Stephens1

M, b. 1881
     Foster Raymond Stephens was born in 1881 at Noble Co., OH.1 He was the son of John William Stephens and Lesetta A. Eagon.1 Foster Raymond Stephens married Odessa Day on 9 December 1901 at Noble Co., OH.

Children of Foster Raymond Stephens and Odessa Day

Citations

  1. [S276] 1910 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Film 1222; FHL #1375235.

Fred Stephens

M
     Fred Stephens married Dewey Johnson.

Child of Fred Stephens and Dewey Johnson

Geneva Ann Stephens1

F, b. 15 September 1926, d. 27 February 2004
     Geneva Ann Stephens was born on 15 September 1926 at Garza Co., TX.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Walter Stephens and Cynthia Margaret Evans.1 Geneva Ann Stephens married John Wenceslaus Sadaj, son of Michael Sadaj and Maria (?), on 12 October 1944 at Lubbock Co., TX. Geneva Ann Stephens died on 27 February 2004 at Sarpy Co., NE, at age 77 Dates per SSDI, last residence Bellevue. She was buried in March 2004 at Bellevue Cemetery, Bellevue, Sarpy Co., NE, Find A Grave Memorial# 110991237.

Citations

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

Geneviesy Stephens1

F, b. circa January 1860
     Geneviesy Stephens was born circa January 1860 at Seneca Twp., Monroe Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Valentine Stephens and Barbara Starr.1

Citations

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

Glendale R. Stephens1

M, b. October 1888
     Glendale R. Stephens was born in October 1888 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.

Guy Stephens

M, b. 17 August 1933, d. 11 July 1982
     Guy Stephens was born on 17 August 1933. He was the son of Fred Stephens and Dewey Johnson. Guy Stephens died on 11 July 1982 at Allen, Seminole Co., OK, at age 48.

James Eli Stephens1

M, b. 16 September 1859, d. 6 June 1941
     James Eli Stephens was born on 16 September 1859 at Missouri.1 He married Laura Geneva Martin on 14 December 1882 at Tarrant Co., TX. James Eli Stephens died on 6 June 1941 at Post, Garza Co., TX, at age 81. He was buried in June 1941 at Terrace Cemetery, Post, Garza Co., TX, Find A Grave Memorial# 8739285.

Child of James Eli Stephens and Laura Geneva Martin

Citations

  1. [S2805] 1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation (now Johnston County, Oklahoma). Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Rolls 1847-1850; FHL #1241847 -50.

James G. Stephens1

M, b. September 1881
     James G. Stephens was born in September 1881 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.

John Stephens

M
     John Stephens married Sarah Bowersock.

Child of John Stephens and Sarah Bowersock

John Stephens1

M, b. circa 1852
     John Stephens was born circa 1852 at Seneca Twp., Monroe Co., OH.1 He was the son of Valentine Stephens and Barbara Starr.1

Citations

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

John Stephens

M, b. 1795
     John Stephens was born in 1795 at Maryland. He married Elizabeth Bowersock. John Stephens died at Belmont Co. (probably), OH.

Child of John Stephens and Elizabeth Bowersock

John Stephens1

M, b. July 1856
     John Stephens was born in July 1856 at Beaver Twp., Noble Co., OH.1,2 He was the son of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr.1 John Stephens married Mary A. (?) circa 1876, Six children born, four living as of 1900 census.2 John Stephens lived on 7 June 1880 at Marion Twp., Noble Co., OH.3 He lived on 18 June 1900 at Marion Twp., Noble Co., OH.2

Children of John Stephens and Mary A. (?)

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

John Stephens1

M, b. 10 April 1813, d. 28 October 1903
     John Stephens was born on 10 April 1813 at Greene Co., PA.1 He married Hannah Patterson circa 1835.1 John Stephens died on 28 October 1903 at Noble Co., OH, at age 90. He was buried in 1903 at Kennonsburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Kinnonsburg, Noble Co., OH, Findagrave #107090983.

Child of John Stephens and Hannah Patterson

Citations

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

John William Stephens1

M, b. April 1853, d. 1934
     John William Stephens was born in April 1853 at Ohio.1 He was the son of John Stephens and Hannah Patterson.1 John William Stephens married Lesetta A. Eagon, daughter of Isaac Eagon and Rebecca Day, on 3 February 1876 at Noble Co., OH. 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.
  2. [S276] 1910 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Film 1222; FHL #1375235.

Joseph Hunter Stephens

M, b. 11 March 1878, d. 16 November 1955
     Joseph Hunter Stephens was born on 11 March 1878 at Cramer, Indiana Co., PA. He married Sadie C. Wells. Joseph Hunter Stephens died on 16 November 1955 at Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA, at age 77. He was buried in November 1955 at Armagh Cemetery, Armagh, Indiana Co., PA, Findagrave #87006768.

Child of Joseph Hunter Stephens and Sadie C. Wells

Joseph Kenneth Stephens

M, b. 20 July 1907, d. 16 September 1997
     Joseph Kenneth Stephens was born on 20 July 1907 at Pennsylvania. He was the son of Joseph Hunter Stephens and Sadie C. Wells. Joseph Kenneth Stephens married Edith Opal Carpenter, daughter of Calvin Carpenter and Pearl Martha Starr. Joseph Kenneth Stephens began military service WW II service, U.S. Navy, S2. He died on 16 September 1997 at Bridgeport, Belmont Co., OH, at age 90. He was buried in September 1997 at Guernsey County Memory Gardens, Cambridge, Guernsey Co., OH, Findagrave #107751345.

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 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. 13 July 1852, d. 18 January 1929
     Lucy E. Stephens was born on 13 July 1852 at Beaver Twp., Guernsey (now Noble) Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Stephens and Eletha Starr.1 Lucy E. Stephens married Josiah H. Thomas, no children. Lucy E. Stephens died on 18 January 1929 at Monroe Co., OH, at age 76. She was buried in January 1929 at Eastern Cemetery, Summerfield, Noble Co., OH, Findagrave #125691039.

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.