Stephen Homer Vandiver

Male28 December 1878–18 January 1964

Brief Life History of Stephen Homer

When Stephen Homer Vandiver was born on 28 December 1878, in Knox City, Knox, Missouri, United States, his father, Jasper Vandiver, was 36 and his mother, Fleckner Jane Smith, was 32. He married Mary Elizabeth Daugherty on 10 October 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Greenacres Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 18 January 1964, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Homer Vandiver
Mary Elizabeth Daugherty
Marriage: 10 October 1900
Ina Ray Vandiver
Floyd Eugene Vandiver
Gladys Mae Vandiver
Eva Dolores Vandiver
Marjorie Doris Vandiver
Verna Fay Vandiver
Leon Ivan Vandiver
Vernon Keith Vandiver

Sources (30)

  • Stephen H Vandiver in entry for Vernon Kieth Vandiver, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Steven H Vandivers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S H Vandiver, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1900
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 11

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 23

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Vandeveer .

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

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