Samuel Luther Stephens

Brief Life History of Samuel Luther

When Samuel Luther Stephens was born on 7 October 1886, in Hall, Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Harmon Stephens, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Keith, was 38. He married Alice Inez Harvey on 4 February 1914, in Hall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 September 1960, at the age of 73, and was buried in Howington Family Cemetery, Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Luther Stephens
1886–1960
Alice Inez Harvey
1885–1964
Marriage: 4 February 1914
Gladys Anita Stephens
1916–
Edna Roselle Stephens
1921–2007

Sources (14)

  • Samuel Stephens in household of J C Jameson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Stephens, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Luther Stevens, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stevens .

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

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