Thomas L Stephens

1877–1953 (Age 76)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas L

When Thomas L Stephens was born in 1877, in Banks, Georgia, United States, his father, Clayton Sanford Stephens, was 25 and his mother, Lucy Louisa Cash, was 20. He married Rosa M Gailey in 1894. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 371, Banks, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Marsh Crossing, Walker, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 27 August 1953, in Mitchell, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Thomas L Stephens
Rosa M Gailey
Marriage: 1894
Lucy M Stephens
Paul T Stephens

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas J Stephens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas L Stephens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas L Stephens in household of Claton Stephens, "United States Census, 1880"

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