Comodore Dewey Stevens

25 January 1899–28 February 1979 (Age 80)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Comodore Dewey

When Comodore Dewey Stevens was born on 25 January 1899, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Hughey Moore Stevens, was 26 and his mother, Florah Paulina Fry, was 26. He married Nettie Evaline Fife on 24 December 1920, in White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Christian Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Harrison Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 28 February 1979, in Chowchilla, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Comodore Dewey Stevens
Nettie Evaline Fife
Marriage: 24 December 1920
Homer Dewey Stevens
Calvin Everette Stevens
Eloise Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1920White, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 5
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    Age 21
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Dewey Stevens, "United States Census, 1930"
    • D C Stevens, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Dewey Commedore Stevens, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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