Thomas Wesley Stephens

22 October 1868–26 August 1925 (Age 56)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Wesley

When Thomas Wesley Stephens was born on 22 October 1868, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Calvin A. Stephens, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Shepherd, was 37. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Hannah Elizabeth Strunk. He lived in Precinct 8 Pine Knot, Whitley, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 1, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 26 August 1925, in Pine Knot, McCreary, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Lower Cal Hill Cemetery, Pine Knot, McCreary, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Wesley Stephens
1868–1925
Hannah Elizabeth Strunk
1865–1944
Victoria Stephens
1891–1924
Loretta Stephens
1893–1913
Lawrence Stephens
1895–1920
Floyd Sampson Stephens
1898–1972
Noah Stephens
1901–1987
Walter Stephens
1903–1969
Elmer Estes Stephens
1910–1953

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Victoria Stephens

    Female1891–1924Female

    Loretta Stephens

    Female1893–1913Female

    Lawrence Stephens

    Male1895–1920Male

    Male1898–1972Male

    Noah Stephens

    Male1901–1987Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Dausewell Stephens

    Male1851–1890Male

    Female1852–1853Female

    Jesse Stephens

    Male1853–1926Male

    Joseph M. Stephens

    Male1855–1857Male

    James Martin Stephens

    Male1856–1935Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 2

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.
1886

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Stephens in household of Calvin Stephens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thos Wesley Stephens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tomas Stephens, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.