William Stephen Vandevier

Brief Life History of William Stephen

When William Stephen Vandevier was born on 7 June 1848, in Georgia, United States, his father, Enoch George Vandiver, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Nancy Bates, was 43. He married Arter Melissa Crawford about 1872, in Polk, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tiger, Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 422, Habersham, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 25 April 1908, in May, Harper, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Royal, Garland, Arkansas, United States.

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William Stephen Vandevier
Arter Melissa Crawford
Marriage: about 1872
Thomas Alonzo Madison Vandever
Flavious Joseph Vandevier
Rosa Melvina Vandevier
Samuel Sanford Vandevier

Sources (7)

  • William S Vandiver in household of Sanford Vandiver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Steven Vandevier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Stephen Vandevier in entry for Vina Cooper, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1851: Rabun, Georgia, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Vandeveer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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