Luther James Stephens

Brief Life History of Luther James

When Luther James Stephens was born in 1882, in Georgia, United States, his father, Howell Parks Stephens, was 25 and his mother, Candiss Black, was 14. He married Emma Eberhart on 25 December 1901, in Jackson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 241, Clarke, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 240, Oconee, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He was buried in Prospect Methodist Church Cemetery, Charlton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther James Stephens
1882–1964
Emma Eberhart
1882–
Marriage: 25 December 1901
Davey Stephens
1904–
Grady Stephens
1905–
Ruby Stepens
1911–
Euna B Stephens
1914–
Comer Watson Stephens
1917–2004
Norman F Stephens
1919–2011

Sources (7)

  • Luther Stepens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Luther Stephens, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Luther James Stephens in entry for Comer Watson Stephens, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stevens .

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

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