Charles Melvin Stevens

1913–2006 (Age 92)
Crystal Hill, Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Melvin

When Charles Melvin Stevens was born on 20 October 1913, in Crystal Hill, Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Ellis Stevens, was 40 and his mother, Nora Elizabeth Price, was 27. He married Dorothy Mae Power on 23 December 1944, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. He lived in Banister, Halifax, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 July 2006, in South Boston, Halifax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in South Boston, Halifax, Virginia, United States.

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Charles Melvin Stevens
Dorothy Mae Power
Marriage: 23 December 1944

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23 December 1944
Halifax, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 4

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Melvin Stevens in household of T E Stevens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles M Stevens in household of Thomas Stevens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charlie Melvin Stevens, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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