Alfred Ben Stevens

MaleJuly 1868–22 May 1955

Brief Life History of Alfred Ben

When Alfred Ben Stevens was born in July 1868, in Ohio, United States, his father, James O. Stevens, was 25 and his mother, Mary Eastgate, was 32. He married Harriet "Hattie" Alice Walker on 7 May 1895, in Richland, Ohio, United States. He lived in Madison Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 22 May 1955, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Alfred Ben Stevens
Harriet "Hattie" Alice Walker
Marriage: 7 May 1895

Sources (11)

  • Alfred B Stephen in household of James Stephen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alfred B. Stevens, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alfred Ben Stevens, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    7 May 1895Richland, Ohio, United States
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    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.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 28

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

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