Edgar Garrison Steffey Sr

3 January 1925–8 September 2013 (Age 88)
Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edgar Garrison

When Edgar Garrison Steffey Sr was born on 3 January 1925, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, Carlton Fife Steffey, was 31 and his mother, Willie Hamilton Wiseman, was 32. He married Mary Elizabeth Vaughn on 5 February 1943, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. He lived in Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Beverley Manor Magisterial District, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 2013, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Edgar Garrison Steffey Sr
Mary Elizabeth Vaughn
Marriage: 5 February 1943

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5 February 1943
Augusta, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Steffi, from a pet form of the personal name Steffen, a German vernacular form of Latin Stephanus ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Steffey in household of Carl Steffey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar G Steffey in household of Carl F Steffey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Garrison Steffey, "Find A Grave Index"

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