Charles Nevins Stevens

1899–1970 (Age 71)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Nevins

When Charles Nevins Stevens was born on 29 June 1899, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick Constantine Stevens, was 43 and his mother, Marie Cornelia “Mary” Esnorff, was 38. He married Letha Edith Roe on 2 September 1919, in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States. He lived in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1930 and South Haven, South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 16 September 1970, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lacota Cemetery, Geneva Township, Van Buren, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Charles Nevins Stevens
Letha Edith Roe
Marriage: 2 September 1919

Spouse & Children

2 September 1919
South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Frederick Constantine Stevens


  • Marie Cornelia “Mary” Esnorff




  • Fred C Stevens Jr.


  • Male1880–1968Male

  • Frederick Constantine Stevens Jr


  • Lillian May Stevens


  • Female1887–1976Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 1

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles N Stevens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chas Stevens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas Stevens in household of Fred Stevens, "United States Census, 1900"

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