Virginia Stevens

18 March 1917–29 August 2004 (Age 87)
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Virginia

When Virginia Stevens was born on 18 March 1917, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States, her father, Floyd Ray Stevens, was 20 and her mother, Eva Atkins Gooch, was 24. She married Woodrow Bills on 12 May 1934, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States. She died on 29 August 2004, in Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Brocks Cemetery, Greenfield, Weakley, Tennessee, United States.

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Woodrow Wilson Bills
Virginia Stevens
Joan Marie Bills

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built
Age 14
In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
Age 24
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Virginia Stephens, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Virginia Stephens, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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