Robert Edward Stevens

2 November 1922–24 August 2002 (Age 79)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Edward

When Robert Edward Stevens was born on 2 November 1922, in Alabama, United States, his father, Robert Edward Stephens, was 24 and his mother, Nellie Mae Dutton, was 17. He married Hazel Capitela Gaines on 26 May 1944, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. He lived in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 5 years and Trussville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 2002. He died on 24 August 2002, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79.

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Robert Edward Stevens
Artie Louise Stutler
Marriage: 7 January 1970

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  • Marriage
    7 January 1970Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 1
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen
    Age 19
    The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 22
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    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 (14)

    • Robert Steven Jr. in household of Robert E Steven, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Robert E Stevens in household of Robert E Stevens, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Robert E Stevens in entry for Thomas Michael Stevens and Marcheta June Slater, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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