Cecil Graves Stephens

9 November 1893–25 July 1983 (Age 89)
Inman, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Cecil Graves

When Cecil Graves Stephens was born on 9 November 1893, in Inman, McPherson, Kansas, United States, his father, John William Stephens, was 21 and his mother, Laura Alice Workman, was 20. He married Martha S. Haidsaik on 12 December 1920, in Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Carl, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Grant Township, Taylor, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 25 July 1983, in Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Gravity, Taylor, Iowa, United States.

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Cecil Graves Stephens
Martha S. Haidsaik
Marriage: 12 December 1920
Frances I Stephens
Carl E Stephens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1920Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 20
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    Age 24
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Cecil Stephens in household of John Stephens, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cecil G. Stephens, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
    • Cecil Groves Stephens, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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