Rhoda Pauline Stephens

10 October 1896–20 May 1983 (Age 86)
Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Pauline

When Rhoda Pauline Stephens was born on 10 October 1896, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas Newton Stephens, was 27 and her mother, Woodsie Caroline Newsom, was 27. She married Gaston Thompson Dickerson on 15 October 1916, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kelso, Scott, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1920. She died on 20 May 1983, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States.

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Gaston Thompson Dickerson
Rhoda Pauline Stephens
Marriage: 15 October 1916
Gerald Thompson Dickerson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1916Craighead, Arkansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 8
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Rhoda P Stephens in household of Thos N Stephens, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Rhoda Pauline Stephens in entry for Gaston Thompson Dickerson, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Pauline Stevens in household of Thomas Stevens, "United States Census, 1900"

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