Thomas J Stevenson

1873–1948 (Age 75)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas J

Thomas J Stevenson was born in 1873, in Iowa, United States. He married Cora McCaw about 1900, in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States. He died on 4 March 1948, in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Thomas J Stevenson
1873–1948
Cora McCaw
1883–
Marriage: about 1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 11

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . As a North American surname, it has assimilated some European cognates such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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