Alice Gertrude Stevens

Brief Life History of Alice Gertrude

When Alice Gertrude Stevens was born on 10 January 1858, in Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States, her father, Eli Tompson Stephens, was 36 and her mother, Susan Elizabeth Richards, was 36. She married Junius Greenway Parham on 29 April 1877. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 3, Sharkey, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Rolling Fork, Sharkey, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 25 December 1939, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Rolling Fork, Sharkey, Mississippi, United States.

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Junius Greenway Parham
Alice Gertrude Stevens
Marriage: 29 April 1877
J Henry Parham
Eliza Hulda Parham
Alice Gertrude Parham
Elizabeth Corrine Parham

Sources (5)

  • Alice G Porham in household of Junius Porham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Gertrude Stevens, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Alice Gertrude Stevens Parham, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


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

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning

English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

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