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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Family Time Line

John Calvin Stephenson
1869–1915
Cormil Linny Mcmechan
1875–1956
Guy Russell Stephenson
1899–1904
Hurschell Martin Stephenson
1900–1958
Jessie Pauline Stephenson
1902–1990
William Robert Stephenson
1907–1950
Jack Boyd Stephenson
1910–1994

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Oliver Stephenson

    Male1834–1913Male

    Malvena E Tuttle

    Female1840–1905Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1856–1944Female

    Adora May Stephenson

    Female1861–1926Female

    William O Stephenson

    Male1863–1906Male

    Leonidas D Stephenson

    Male1867–1905Male

    Male1869–1915Male

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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.

Possible Related Names

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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