Edna May Stevens

19 July 1890–
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edna May

When Edna May Stevens was born on 19 July 1890, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Fletcher Stevens, was 29 and her mother, Lizzie May Cobb, was 27. She married Judge Arthur Eugene Sewall on 1 February 1911, in Wellesley, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Judge Arthur Eugene Sewall
Edna May Stevens
Marriage: 1 February 1911
Mary Elizabeth Sewall

Spouse and Children

1 February 1911
Wellesley, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Mary Elizabeth Sewall


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 33

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna M Stevens in household of Edward F Stevens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna M Brown in household of Eliott Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna May Stevens, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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