William Finas Stephens

8 December 1836–19 July 1903 (Age 66)
Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Finas

When William Finas Stephens was born on 8 December 1836, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, his father, Gabriel Jones Stephens, was 47 and his mother, Mary Bowman Stephens, was 41. He married Cynthia Dees on 30 April 1860, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Twelvemile, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Marquand Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 19 July 1903, in Marquand, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Stephens Cemetery, Marquand Township, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Finas Stephens
Sarah Matilda Cozean
Marriage: 1865
George Grant Stephens
Henry McFarland Stephens
William Zenas Stephens
Julia Ellen Stephens
Robert E Stephens

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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • William F Stephens, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
    • W P Stephens in entry for James J Dees, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Wm Stephens, "United States Census, 1870"

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