Stephen Albert Mawhiney

11 April 1878–4 March 1943 (Age 64)
Hickory, Missouri, United States

The Life of Stephen Albert

When Stephen Albert Mawhiney was born on 11 April 1878, in Hickory, Missouri, United States, his father, William John Mawhiney, was 31 and his mother, Louisa Jane Bybee, was 31. He married Edna Virginia Cothern in 1898, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Stark Township, Hickory, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Cross Timbers Township, Hickory, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 4 March 1943, in Cross Timbers, Hickory, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Wright Cemetery, Cross Timbers, Hickory, Missouri, United States.

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Stephen Albert Mawhiney
Edna Virginia Cothern
Marriage: 1898
Eula Mawhinney
Eula Frances Mawhiney
Bernice Mawhiney
June Lorene Mawhiney

Spouse and Children

Missouri, United States


    Eula Mawhinney




    June Lorene Mawhiney


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+9 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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Choinnich (Scottish), Mac Choinnigh (Irish), a patronymic from the byname Coinneach ( see McKenzie and Kenneth ).2 Northern Irish (Antrim): possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ( see McSweeney ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • S A Mawhiney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Steave A Mawhiney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stephen Mawhiney in household of Louisa Mawhiney, "United States Census, 1900"

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