Lula Mayton

Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lula

When Lula Mayton was born in 1893, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Mayton, was 26 and her mother, Mary Allen West, was 29. She married Harvey Cleveland Stephens on 13 July 1916, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 6, Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Manchester, Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1944. She died in Coffee, Tennessee, United States, and was buried in Coffee, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lula Mayton
Harvey Cleveland Stephens
Marriage: 13 July 1916
Jane Stephens

Spouse & Children

13 July 1916
Coffee, Tennessee, United States


  • Jane Stephens


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 5

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Probably of English origin, a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Mayton Hall in Norfolk.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lulu Stephens in household of Harve Stephens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lula B Mayton in household of John W Mayton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lula Mayton in entry for Harvey Stephens, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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