Lora Ida Stephens

22 February 1907–26 February 1996 (Age 89)
Fentress, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lora Ida

When Lora Ida Stephens was born on 22 February 1907, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Daily Stephens, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Jane Wright, was 21. She married Odie Wilson Thompson Sr on 25 August 1929, in Morgan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 February 1996, in Montevallo, Shelby, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Calera, Shelby, Alabama, United States.

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Odie Wilson Thompson Sr
Lora Ida Stephens
Marriage: 25 August 1929
John William Thompson

Spouse and Children

25 August 1929
Morgan, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 5

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

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  • Lora Stephens, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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