Charles Oscar Stevens

1894–1983 (Age 89)
Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Charles Oscar

When Charles Oscar Stevens was born on 23 March 1894, in Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Franklin Benjamin Stevens, was 33 and his mother, Lucia Etta Estella Smith, was 27. He married Lilian Holt on 15 May 1920, in Kootenai, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kootenai, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 31 December 1983, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Charles Oscar Stevens
Lilian Holt
Marriage: 15 May 1920
Alan Holt Stevens

Spouse & Children

15 May 1920
Kootenai, Idaho, United States


  • Alan Holt Stevens


Parents & Siblings

  • Franklin Benjamin Stevens


  • Lucia Etta Estella Smith




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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 O Sterms in household of Frank B Sterms, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles O Stevens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Stevens in household of Frank B Stevens, "United States Census, 1920"

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