William L Stephen

Male16 January 1913–16 August 1985

Brief Life History of William L

When William L Stephen was born on 16 January 1913, in Prairie Township, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, Alonzo Franklin Stephen, was 28 and his mother, Charlotte Anna “Lottie” Fix, was 22. He lived in Ambia, Hickory Grove Township, Benton, Indiana, United States for about 15 years. He died on 16 August 1985, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Prairie Township, Warren, Indiana, United States.

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William L Stephen
Esther Luella Elledge

Sources (6)

  • William T Stephens, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William L Steplens, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • William L. Stephen, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women


Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from the personal name Stephen, a vernacular form of Biblical Latin Stephanus, Greek Stephanos (from Greek stephanos ‘crown’). The modern English form is also spelled Steven ; the -ph- spelling is due to medieval clerks' knowledge of the Biblical Latin form.

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

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