James Logan Stevens

25 December 1898–28 February 1985 (Age 86)
Escondido, San Diego, California, United States

The Life of James Logan

James Logan Stevens was born on 25 December 1898 as the son of John Lyman Stevens and Eva Barnes. He married Opal Cook on 25 October 1936, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 28 February 1985, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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James Logan Stevens
Opal Cook
Marriage: 25 October 1936

Spouse and Children

25 October 1936
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Lyman Stevens


    Eva Barnes




World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

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)

  • James Logan Stevens, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • 1900 United States Federal Census
  • Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925

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