John Calvin Stephenson

15 July 1869–19 February 1915 (Age 45)
Iowa, United States

The Life of John Calvin

When John Calvin Stephenson was born on 15 July 1869, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Oliver Stephenson, was 34 and his mother, Malvena E Tuttle, was 29. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Cormil Linny Mcmechan. He lived in McDonald Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 19 February 1915, in Stigler, Haskell, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 45.

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John Calvin Stephenson
Cormil Linny Mcmechan
Guy Russell Stephenson
Hurschell Martin Stephenson
Jessie Pauline Stephenson
William Robert Stephenson
Jack Boyd Stephenson

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    William Oliver Stephenson


    Malvena E Tuttle





    Adora May Stephenson


    William O Stephenson


    Leonidas D Stephenson



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Stevenson in household of Wm Stevenson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Calvin Stephenson in entry for Jack Boyd Stephenson and Leola Pearl Warden, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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