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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Family Time Line

William Stephen Vandevier
1848–1908
Arter Melissa Crawford
1854–1931
Marriage: about 1872
Thomas Alonzo Madison Vandever
1873–1946
Flavious Joseph Vandevier
1876–1946
Rosa Melvina Vandevier
1878–1916
Samuel Sanford Vandevier
1881–1962

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)

1851

Historical Boundaries: 1851: Rabun, Georgia, United States

1863

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

1865

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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