Charles Ray Stebbins

13 July 1916–7 January 2002 (Age 85)
Montana, United States

The Life of Charles Ray

When Charles Ray Stebbins was born on 13 July 1916, in Montana, United States, his father, Horace Ezra Stebbins, was 29 and his mother, Rosalie Francisca Smerke, was 26. He married Sigrid Regina Benson on 1 June 1942, in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States. He lived in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States in 1920 and Park, Montana, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 7 January 2002, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States.

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Charles Ray Stebbins
Sigrid Regina Benson
Marriage: 1 June 1942

Spouse and Children

1 June 1942
Livingston, Park, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 3

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from Middle English stebbing, stubbing ‘clearing’ (from an unattested Old English stybbing, a derivative of stubb ‘tree stump’). 2. habitational name from Stebbing in Essex, which is named in Old English either as ‘the family or followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Stybba’, an unattested Old English personal name, or ‘the dwellers among the tree stumps (Old English stybb)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Stebbens in household of Horace Stebbens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles R Stebbins in household of Horace Stebbins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles R. Stebbins, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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