Reuben Stevens

30 August 1905–1985 (Age 79)
Tancook Island, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Stevens was born on 30 August 1905, in Tancook Island, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Wesley Howard Stevens, was 32 and his mother, Salome Sawler, was 30. He lived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died in 1985, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Howard Stevens
1872–1967
Salome Sawler
1875–1930
Perry Wesley Stevens
1894–1992
Archibald Harold Stevens
1895–1974
Roosevelt Stevens
1903–1996
Reuben Stevens
1905–1985
Wesley Howard Jr. Stevens
1908–1998
Beatrice Stevens
1911–
Raphael F. Stevens
1911–1974
Lawrence Brian Stevens
1914–1973

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 4

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 16

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 40

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben Stevens, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Reuben Stevens, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"
  • Reuben Stevens, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"

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