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Stephens/Stevens Family

Posted: 1 Jan 2002 4:08PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 5 Mar 2003 5:26PM GMT
Surnames: Stevens, Stephens, Boss, Livsey
I don't know if there is a connection. I believe there is, however I haven't found it yet. Here is some info. Let me know if you think there is a connection.

Descendants of William Daniel Stevens, Sr.
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM DANIEL1 STEVENS, SR.1,2 was born Abt. 1811 in South Carolina, and died August 31, 1864 in Forsyth, GA.. He married JANE KATHERINE LIVSEY3 September 22, 1839 in Walton County, GA.4, daughter of GREENE LIVESEY and BARBARA POSS. She was born November 07, 1817 in Wilkes County, Georgia, and died November 11, 1899 in Walton County, GA..

Notes for WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS, SR.:
Daniel died at Ball Ground Hospital, in Forsyth, GA, while serving in the Civil War. He is buried in the Forsyth City Cemetery Confederate Section. Daniel, served in Company C., 66th Georgia Infantry. He died of chronic diarrhea the 31, August 1864. He is buried in Forsyth County, GA. The hospital (which was a house) still stands and a memorial marker has been placed there. Directions to the cemetery are as follows. 75 SB to the Tiff College Drive exit get off and turn right, go until you come to a railroad crossing, the historical society is located in the old train depot at the railroad tracks. The cemetery and the house are located near the train depot. Sons Bradley and Charles also served in the Civil War.

More About WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS, SR.:
Burial: Forsyth City Cemetery Confederate Section
Military service: Confederate Pension Files, Company C 66th GA, Jane K. Stevens Widow of Newton Co. GA.
Occupation: Farmer

Notes for JANE KATHERINE LIVSEY:
Jane K., Widow of Daniel Stevens of Co. C 66th GA. filed for his Confederate pension in Newton County, GA.
Jane died at her sisters home, three miles east of Loganville, she was a member of Bay Creek Church of Loganville.

The Livsey family originally came from England where the town of Livesey in County Lancaster has been traced back as far as 1227. The name has been established strongly in England and America, spelled both Livsey and Livesey.
Green H. Livsey (1776-GA-April 19, 1872), progenitor of the Livsey family in Gwinnett and other parts of Georgia, served in the War of 1812. He married in Wilkes Co., GA January 17, 1817, Barbara Ann Poss, daughter of Henry Poss, who was of Dutch descent.
Green H. Livsey lived in Wilkes Co., twenty-five years before selling his plantation there in 1838. He served as overseer on the plantation of Robert Toombs, later a United States Senator and Civil War general, for two years until 1840 when he moved to the border of Gwinnett and Walton counties, where he farmed and served as an overseer for several plantations until his death. His grave near Bay Creek Baptist Church, Walton Co., has a government marker for his service as a private in the Georgia Militia. Issues all born in Wilkes county.

More About JANE KATHERINE LIVSEY:
Burial: Bay Creek Church Cemetery in Walton County, GA.

Children of WILLIAM STEVENS and JANE LIVSEY are:
i. JOHN A. A.2 STEVENS, b. Abt. 1840.
ii. BRADLEY H. STEVENS, b. January 04, 1842, Walton County, GA.; d. April 07, 1900, Gwinnett County, GA.; m. CAROLINE; b. 1848; d. 1930, Hopewell Christian Church Cemetery, Suwanee, GA..

Notes for BRADLEY H. STEVENS:
We learn with regret the death of one of the staunchest citizens of Rockbridge, Brad Stevens. The family have our heartfelt sympathy. (The News-Herald, Lawrenceville, GA., Thursday, April 12, 1900)



More About BRADLEY H. STEVENS:
Burial: Hopewell Christian Church Cemetery, Suwanee, GA.
Military service: Company F 35th GA, he filed for a Pension in Rockdale Co. GA.
Occupation: 1870, Farmer per census

2. iii. CHARLES H. STEVENS, b. October 31, 1845, Walton County, GA; d. February 08, 1910, Walton County, GA..
iv. MARTHA M. STEVENS, b. Abt. 1847.
v. MARY S. STEVENS, b. Abt. 1848.
3. vi. ROBERT GREEN STEVENS, SR., b. August 01, 1849, Cherokee County, GA.; d. May 19, 1911, Floyd County, Rome, GA..
vii. REBECCA A. STEVENS, b. Abt. 1850.
viii. SARA J. STEVENS, b. Abt. 1853.
ix. AMANDA STEVENS, b. Abt. 1855.
4. x. WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS, JR., b. May 30, 1858, Milton County, GA; d. June 30, 1929, Floyd County, Rome, GA.
Generation No. 2
2. CHARLES H.2 STEVENS (WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born October 31, 1845 in Walton County, GA, and died February 08, 1910 in Walton County, GA.. He married SARAH S. JORDAN October 22, 1868 in Walton County, GA.5. She was born Abt. 1852 in Walton County, GA., and died January 23, 1923 in Gwinnett County, GA..
More About CHARLES H. STEVENS:
Military service: Confederate Pension Files, Co. C. 66Th GA, see Sara S. Stevens widow of Walton Co. GA.
Notes for SARAH S. JORDAN:
Confederate Pension - Sara widow of C. H. Stevens of Co. C 66th, in Walton County, GA, her pen filed on film after claim of S. A. J. Stephens

Child of CHARLES STEVENS and SARAH JORDAN is:
i. MARY J.3 STEVENS, b. Abt. 1869, GA.

3. ROBERT GREEN2 STEVENS, SR. (WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born August 01, 1849 in Cherokee County, GA., and died May 19, 1911 in Floyd County, Rome, GA.. He married (1) SUSAN Abt. 1875. He married (2) MARTHA HELMS April 1883 in Floyd County, GA., daughter of W. HELMS and REBECCA. She was born August 26, 1859 in Bartow County, GA., and died May 12, 1939 in Floyd County, GA..

Notes for ROBERT GREEN STEVENS, SR.:
After a long illness R. G. Stevens, age 61, was relieved by death at his home on West Seventh Street late Friday night. Mr. Stevens had been a sufferer so long that his demise was not unexpected, although it has brought sorrow to his family and numerous friends.
Mr. Stevens was too young to take part in the civil war, when he was active he engaged in farming. He leaves a wife, seven boys and four daughters. He was a member of the Baptist church.
The funeral will take place Sunday. More definite arrangements will be announced in Sunday's issue of the Tribune-Herald. He will be buried at Old Armuchee Cemetery. (Rome News Tribune)

More About ROBERT GREEN STEVENS, SR.:
Burial: May 21, 1911, Old Armuchee (Farmer's) Cemetery, Rome, GA..
Occupation: 1870, Farm labor per census

Notes for MARTHA HELMS:
Mrs. Martha Helms Stevens, 79, well-known resident who had lived in Rome and Floyd County for the past 60 years, died this morning at 9 o'clock at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Kilgo, 509 West Eleventh Street. She had been ill since suffering a stroke a month ago.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afterrnoon at 3 o'clock at the First Baptist church. Dr. Bunyan Stephens will officiate, assisted by the Rev. H. E. Wright. Interment will be in the family lot in the New Armuchee cemetery.
Mrs. Stevens was born in Bartow County on August 26, 1859, daughter of W. T. and Rebecca Helms. In April, 1883, she was married to Robert Green Stevens, who preceded her in death on May 19, 1911. Mrs. Stevens was a devoted Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving her are four sons, Carl, Luther, Dewey and Golden Stevens, all of Rome; three stepsons, John and Dan Stevens of Rome; Robert Stevens, of Wichita, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. J. H. Kilgo, Mrs. W. E. Davis, Miss Pearl Stevens all of Rome; Mrs. J. L. Gossett of Columbus; 18 grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will include R. S. Kennard, Joe Outler, Bob McKenzie, Paul Scoggins, R. B. Cormany, Raymond Warren, S. A. Marshall, Sr., and John Williamson. They are asked to meet at the Emmett Cole Funeral Home Sunday at 2:15 p.m. ( Rome News Tribune, Friday, May 12, 1939)

More About MARTHA HELMS:
Burial: May 14, 1939, New Armuchee (Farmer's) Cemetery, Rome, GA.

Children of ROBERT STEVENS and SUSAN are:
i. JOHN FRANKLIN3 STEVENS, b. January 30, 1876, Gwinnett County, GA.6; d. July 06, 1951, Floyd County, GA.; m. MINNIE JOHNSON; d. 1944.

Notes for JOHN FRANKLIN STEVENS:
John Franklin Stevens died this afternoon at his home, 506 West Seventh Street, following a brief illness. Mr. Stevens, who had been employed at Shorter College for many years, was born Jan. 30 , 1876 in Gwinnett County, but has resided in Rome most of his life. He was the son of the late Robert G. and Susan Stevens. He was married to the former Minnie Johnson, who preceded him in death in 1944. He was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of the Stevens Funeral Home, the Rev. Allen Phillips and the Rev. Forrest Lanier officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. J. H. Kilgo, Miss Pearl Stevens and Mrs. W. E. Davis, of Rome, and Mrs. J. L. Gossett, Columbus; four brothers, Robert of Wichita Falls, Tex.; and Golden Dewey and Luther Stevens, all of Rome. Also Surviving are a number of nices and nephews, including Mrs. George Miller, of Bremen.
Pallbearers, will meet at the funeral home at 2:45, will include Henry Fincher, W. H. Long, Alvin Tudor, Carl Terrell, Frederick Staton and Lon Smith.( Rome News Tribune, Page 2, January 6, 1951)

More About JOHN FRANKLIN STEVENS:
Burial: July 09, 1951, Oakland Cemetery, Rome, GA.

ii. THOMAS DANIEL STEVENS7, b. April 17, 1877, Gwinnett County, GA.; d. January 12, 1944, Floyd County, GA.; m. HATTIE FOWLER, October 22, 1905, Floyd County, GA.; b. August 07, 1887; d. April 15, 1975.

Notes for THOMAS DANIEL STEVENS:
Thomas Daniel Stevens, of 502 North Fifth Avenue, died this morning at 11:40 o'clock at a local hospital after an illness of several weeks. He had been in declining health for several months but his condition became serious only about a week age. He was born in Gwinnett County, GA. April 13, 1878, but had made his home in Floyd County for the past 58 years. He was married to the former Miss Hattie Fowler, who survives him, on October 22, 1905. Mr. Stevens was well known having served as deputy warden of the Floyd County chain gang for 12 years and later became a member of the Rome Police Department which he served from 1925 to 1936. He was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Trinity Methodist Church with the Rev. E. H. Blackburn, Pastor, and the Rev. Arthur Rich Jr., officiating. Interment will be in the family lot in the Oakland Cemetery.
Surviving, beside his widow are five brothers, Robert Stevens, of Midland, Tex., Dewey, Luther, John and Golden Stevens, of Rome; Four sisters, Mrs. J. L. Gossett, of Columbus, GA., Mrs. J. H. Kilgo, Mrs. Edgar Davis and Miss Pearl Stevens, of Rome. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The following will serve as pallbearers, and are requested to meet at the Cole Funeral Home at 3:30 o'clock Friday: Hugh McCray, M. E. Horton, Frank Russell, John Jackson, Albert Littlejohn and R. P. Kennard. ( Rome News Tribune, Wednesday, January 12, 1944, Page 2)

More About THOMAS DANIEL STEVENS:
Burial: January 14, 1944, Oakland Cemetery, Rome, GA.

More About HATTIE FOWLER:
Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Rome, GA.

iii. ROBERT GREEN STEVENS, JR., b. September 12, 1880; d. May 12, 1939.

Children of ROBERT STEVENS and MARTHA HELMS are:
5. iv. WILLIAM CARLAS3 STEVENS, b. May 12, 1884, Bartow County, GA.; d. March 25, 1943, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.
v. CLIFTON G. STEVENS, b. December 26, 1885; d. April 08, 1904; Stepchild.
vi. CORA STEVENS8, b. October 25, 1887, Floyd County, GA.; d. November 29, 1957, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild; m. JOHN HENRY KILGO, March 30, 1913, Floyd County, GA.; b. December 01, 1875, Chattooga County, GA.9; d. April 14, 1962, Floyd County, GA..

Notes for CORA STEVENS:
Mrs. John H. Kilgo, of 509 W. 11th St. and a member of a pioneer Rome family, died early this morning in a Rome hospital. Mrs Kilgo had been in declining health for several months, her condition becoming critical five days age.
Born in Rome Oct. 25, 1887, Mrs. Kilgo, the former Cora Stevens, was the daughter of the late R. G. and Martha Helm Stevens. She received her education in the Rome Public Schools and for a number of years prior to her illness she was a active member of the First Baptist Church. On March 20, 1913 she was married to John H. Kilgo who survives her.
Surviving besides her husband are two sisters, Miss Pearl Stevens of Rome and Mrs. J. L. Gossett, of Columbus; two brothers, Luther Stevens and Dewey Stevens, Sr., both of Rome, several neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Golden Stevens, Jan. 25, 1957 and a sister, Mrs. Lona S. Davis in March 1955.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the chapel of the Stevens Funeral Home. The Rev. Forrest Lanier and Dr. Bunyan Stephens, pastor Emeritus, will officiate with interment to follow in the family lot in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers include S. D. Jowers, Paul Scoggins, Willingham Smith, Jr., W. E. Marshall, Denny Sharpe, Albert Fahy. (Rome News Tribune, Friday, November 29, 1957)




More About CORA STEVENS:
Burial: November 30, 1957, Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.
Residence: 1957, West 11th Street, Rome, GA.

Notes for JOHN HENRY KILGO:
In the 1920 census John and Cora lived on West 11th Street in the city of Rome, Floyd County, GA.

More About JOHN HENRY KILGO:
Burial: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.

vii. ANN PEARL STEVENS, b. August 30, 1889, Floyd County, GA.; d. September 01, 1976, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.

Notes for ANN PEARL STEVENS:
Miss Pearl Stevens, 87, 505 North Fifth Ave., died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday in a Rome convalescent home.
Miss Stevens was born in Floyd County on Aug. 30, 1889, daughter of the late Robert G. and Martha Helms Stevens. She had spent her entire life in Floyd County and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Prior to her retirement in 1960, she was associated with Fahy Store ofr 42 years. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. J. L. Gossett, Columbus; two brothers, Luther and Dewey Stevens, both of Rome; 10 nieces and six nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Talley Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Floyd Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
The following nephews will serve as active pallbearers; Leon Stevens, Roy Willbanks, Dewey Stevens, Jr., Marvin and Herbert Davis and John Selman. (Rome News Tribune, Thursday, Sept. 2, 1976)

More About ANN PEARL STEVENS:
Burial: September 03, 1976, Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.

viii. MARY BERTHA STEVENS, b. February 23, 1891; d. March 25, 1978; Stepchild; m. JESSE LAWRENCE GOSSETT; b. September 14, 1887, Hamilton County, TN10.
6. ix. LONA MAE STEVENS, b. June 11, 1893, Floyd County, GA.; d. March 04, 1957, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.
7. x. LUTHER HERBERT STEVENS, b. December 01, 1895, Floyd County, GA.; d. December 21, 1980, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.
xi. DEWEY LEE STEVENS, SR., b. May 24, 1898, Floyd County, GA.; d. September 19, 1984, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.

More About DEWEY LEE STEVENS, SR.:
Burial: Eastview Cemetery, Rome, GA.

8. xii. GOLDEN JAMES STEVENS, b. March 17, 1900, Floyd County, GA.; d. January 26, 1957, Floyd County, GA.; Stepchild.


4. WILLIAM DANIEL2 STEVENS, JR. (WILLIAM DANIEL1)11 was born May 30, 1858 in Milton County, GA, and died June 30, 1929 in Floyd County, Rome, GA12. He married CHESTER ELLARDO CARGAL August 10, 1890 in Floyd County, Rome, GA13, daughter of NEWTON CARGAL and FRANCES HAWKS. She was born March 17, 1871 in Walker County, Lafayette GA, and died October 03, 1943 in Hamilton County, Chattanooga, TN14.

Notes for WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS, JR.:
I found William Daniel Stephens in the 1900, Walker County, GA. Census, in the local community of East Armucher, taken on the 21st of June by Enumerator Penelope C. Perry, Supervisor District 7, Enumerator District 97, page 9061, written page number A-248 sheet 12, Dwelling number 202, family number 204 shows the following. William Daniel Stephens age 42, occupation farmer. Chestie, wife age 29, William and Chestie had been married for 9 years. With the following children son Oscar age 9, son Shelley age 7, daughter Tennie age 4, son John R. age 1/12. All were born in Georgia. The farm he lived on was rented.. The number of his farm schedule was 182. According to this census William could read, therefore he had some education. Both William's mother and father was born in Georgia. The census shows that Chester had given birth to 5 children, in Georgia and only 4 were still living.



More About WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS, JR.:
Burial: June 30, 1929, Swamp Creek Baptist Cemetery, Dalton, Ga
Cause of Death: Bastalie obstruction.
Occupation: 1870, Farm labor per census
Residence: 1929, Crescent Street, Whitfield County, Dalton, GA.

More About CHESTER ELLARDO CARGAL:
Burial: October 04, 1943, Swamp Creek Baptist Cemetery, Dalton, GA
Cause of Death: Pellegra

Children of WILLIAM STEVENS and CHESTER CARGAL are:
9. i. OSCAR BRADLEY3 STEVENS, b. May 16, 1891, Walker County, East Armuchee, GA.; d. November 28, 1965, Whitfield County, Dalton, Ga.
10. ii. WILLIAM SHELLIE STEVENS, b. October 24, 1892, Walker County, East Armuchee, Ga; d. December 19, 1988, Whitfield County, Dalton, Ga.
iii. TENNIE CATHERINE STEVENS, b. July 18, 1895, Walker County, East Armuchee, GA.; d. May 27, 1979, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tn; m. THOMAS LESTER HALL, November 22, 1914, Whitfield County, Dalton, Ga; d. December 20, 1968.

More About TENNIE CATHERINE STEVENS:
Burial: National Army Cemetery in Chattanooga, TN.

Notes for THOMAS LESTER HALL:
Thomas L. Hall, age 74, of 2608 E. 12th St., died suddenly Friday afternoon while visiting some old friends, whom he worked with at the Dixie Mercerizing Co., now Dixie Yarns. Mr. Hall retired from the Dixie Mercerizing Co. after 25 years of service. He had been a resident of Chattanooga in the Ridgedale community for 40 years. He was born in Georgia and was the son of the late Grant and Elizabeth Greeson Hall. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War I.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Tennie Stevens Hall of Chattanooga; five sisters, Mrs. Zona Harden, Marietta, GA.; Mrs. Hobert Stanley, Magadore, Ohio; Mrs. Clarence Kelley, Mrs. Eva Blancett and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of the Turner Funeral Home at 10:30 Monday morning with the Rev. D. H. McCollough officiating. Active pallbearers will be his nephews. Interment will be in the National Cemetery. Arrangements by the Turner Funeral Home .(Obituary provided by Winston Stephens, date and paper unknown)

iv. BESSIE FRANCES STEVENS, b. December 20, 1898, Walker County, East Armuchee, Ga; d. June 27, 1899, Walker County or West Armchee, Ga.

More About BESSIE FRANCES STEVENS:
Burial: West Armuchee Cemetery

11. v. JOHN ROBERT STEVENS, b. April 19, 1900, Walker County, East Armuchee, Ga; d. November 12, 1972, Whitfield County, Dalton, GA.
12. vi. HENRY EDGAR STEVENS, b. May 01, 1902, Walker County, East Armuchee, Ga; d. May 23, 1968, Whitfield County, Dalton, GA.
13. vii. HOMER DARCUS STEVENS, b. August 01, 1904, Walker County, East Armuchee, Ga; d. April 30, 1985.
14. viii. WILLIAM JOSEPH STEVENS, b. September 28, 1908, Gordon County, GA; d. October 04, 1966, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tn.
15. ix. MARY EFFERINE STEVENS, b. February 05, 1911, Gordon County, Sugar Valley, Ga.


Generation No. 3

5. WILLIAM CARLAS3 STEVENS (ROBERT GREEN2, WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born May 12, 1884 in Bartow County, GA.15, and died March 25, 1943 in Floyd County, GA.. He married FANNIE DEALVA LYNCH March 25, 1943, daughter of JOHN LYNCH and LUDIE GAINES. She was born May 30, 1891 in Floyd County, GA., and died December 12, 1970 in Floyd County, GA..

Notes for WILLIAM CARLAS STEVENS:
William Carl Stevens, 59, superintendent of city cemeteries here, died in a local hospital last night after a brief illness. A native of Bartow County, Mr. Stevens moved with his family to Floyd County at an early age and he had lived in Rome for about 32 years and was a foreman when he resigned to become an employe of the City of Rome. At the time of his death he was superintendent of cemeteries, a position he had held for nearly 10 years.
Mr. Stevens was a member of the Masonic order and a deacon of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, where he also taught the Men's Bible class.
Surviving him are the widow, the former DeAlva Lynch; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Willbanks, of Rockmart; two sons, Leon, of Rome and Graham Stevens, attached to a U. S. Army medical corps unit in the Panama Canal Zone; six brothers, G. J., Dewey, Luther, Dan and John Stevens, all of Rome and Robert Stevens, of Texas; four sisters, Mrs. John Kilgo, Miss Pearl Stevens, Mrs. Edgar Davis, all of Rome and Mrs. J. L. Gossett, of Columbus, GAl, and one grandchild, Carol Willbanks, of Rockmart.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 4 o'Clock at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, with interment in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Emmett Cole Funeral Home.( front page, Friday, March 26, 1943, in the Rome News Tribune)

In the 1920 census, William "Carlas" Stevens was living with in the household of John and Ludie Lynch,
parents of his wife DeAlva, on West 11th Street in the city of Rome, Floyd County, GA.

More About WILLIAM CARLAS STEVENS:
Burial: March 28, 1943, Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.
Occupation: Bet. 1921 - 1943, Forman for the Fairbanks Company in Rome, Ga

More About FANNIE DEALVA LYNCH:
Burial: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.
Residence: 1970, N. 5th Avenue, Rome GA.

Children of WILLIAM STEVENS and FANNIE LYNCH are:
16. i. CYNTHIA MADELYN4 STEVENS, b. Abt. 1910.
ii. C. LEON STEVENS, b. July 01, 1913; d. 1979; m. MARY COLE.
17. iii. GRAHAM E. STEVENS, b. May 25, 1920, Floyd County, GA.; d. October 05, 1971, Floyd County, GA..


6. LONA MAE3 STEVENS (ROBERT GREEN2, WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born June 11, 1893 in Floyd County, GA., and died March 04, 1957 in Floyd County, GA.. She married WILLIAM EDGAR DAVIS, SR. March 26, 1914 in Floyd County, GA., son of ROBERT DAVIS and FLORA HARDIN. He was born April 18, 1895 in Floyd County, GA.16, and died March 06, 1972 in Floyd County, GA..

Notes for LONA MAE STEVENS:
Mrs. W. E. Davis, 63, member of a pioneer Rome family, died early today in a Rome hospital following an illness of several weeks, Mrs. Davis lived at 101 Howell St.
The former Miss Lona Stevens. Mrs. Davis was born in Rome on June 11, 1893, daughter of the late R. G. and Martha Helms Stevens. She had spent her entire life in Rome and was a member of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. She was married March 26, 1914, to W. Edgar Davis who survives.
Surviving beside her husband are five daughters, Mrs. Dave White of Dunellon, Fla., Mrs. William Matthews, of Marietta, Mrs. S. W. Elliott, of Hemmingway S.C.; Mrs. Carl Stringfellow, of Lawndale, Calif, and Miss Katherine Davis, of Rome; three sons, Marvin, of the U.S. Marines, Harold, of Chattanooga, and Herbert, of Rome; three sisters, Mrs. J. H. Kilgo and Miss Pearl Stevens, of Rome and Mrs. J. L. Gossett, of Columbus; two brothers Luther Stevens and Dewey Stephens Sr., of Rome. Fifteen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m., from the chapel of the Stevens Funeral Home. The Rev. W. C. Ruchtl, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, will officate with interment in the family lot in East View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Allen Tolbert, Cliff Fowler, Jim Lumpkin, Winston Freeman, Evans Tanner and Lee Ozment. (Rome News Tribune, Monday, March 4, 1957)

More About LONA MAE STEVENS:
Burial: Eastview Cemetery, Rome, GA.

Children of LONA STEVENS and WILLIAM DAVIS are:
i. MARGARET MCCORD4 DAVIS, b. March 27, 1915; m. HENRY WOODARD ULM; b. September 04, 1922.
18. ii. FRANCES ANITA DAVIS, b. April 02, 1917.
19. iii. BLANCH ALGERIA DAVIS, b. February 04, 1920.
20. iv. WILLIAM EDGAR DAVIS, JR., b. March 06, 1923, Floyd County, GA.; d. January 13, 1955, Floyd County, GA..
21. v. MARVIN EUGENE DAVIS, b. April 18, 1925.
22. vi. MARY ELIZABETH DAVIS, b. May 31, 1927.
vii. HAROLD JAMES DAVIS, b. August 15, 1929; m. VIRGINIA RUTH MCMAHON; b. February 26, 1941.
23. viii. HERBERT LUTHER DAVIS, b. August 15, 1929.
ix. KATHERINE EUGENIA DAVIS, b. October 26, 1931.


7. LUTHER HERBERT3 STEVENS (ROBERT GREEN2, WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born December 01, 1895 in Floyd County, GA.17, and died December 21, 1980 in Floyd County, GA.. He married (1) NORA CATHERINE ROCKETT April 15, 1920 in Floyd County, GA., daughter of ALFRED ROCKETT and MINNIE MILLICAN. She was born November 14, 1899 in Floyd County, GA., and died March 13, 1940 in Floyd County, GA.. He married (2) VERA O'CONNOR July 03, 1948 in Floyd County, GA., daughter of JOHN CARROLLO'CONNOR and ADELLE PORTER. She was born August 11, 1902 in Selma, AL, and died May 24, 1989 in Floyd County, GA..

Notes for LUTHER HERBERT STEVENS:
Luther Herbert Stevens, 85, 316 East Eighth St., died at 9:50 a.m. Sunday in a Rome hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Stevens was born in Floyd County, Dec. 1, 1895, son of the late Robert G. and Martha Helms Stevens. He was a member and deacon of Second Avenue Baptist Church. He was a member of Oostahaula Masonic Lodge 113 and a veteran of World War I, serving in the U.S. Army.
He was a retired timekeeper with Anchor Rome Mills. His first wife Nora Rockett Stevens died in 1940 and was married to the former Vera O'Connor, July 3, 1948.
Survivors are his widow, Vera O'Connor Stevens; one daughter, Mrs. John (LeEllen) Selma, Rome Route 1, Big Texas Valley Road; one brother, Dewey Stevens, Jr., Rome Rte. 1; one brother Dewey Stevens, Sr., four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday in the chapel of Talley Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Haywood Day and the Rev. William K. Holcomb officiating. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are Herbert and Marvin Davis, Dewey Stevens, Jr., Carroll and Don Watters and Roger Selman. (Rome News Tribune, December 22, 1980)

More About LUTHER HERBERT STEVENS:
Burial: December 23, 1980, Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.
Military service: Private US Army World War I
Occupation: Timekeeper with Anchor Rome Mills in Rome, GA.

Notes for NORA CATHERINE ROCKETT:
Mrs. Nora Rockett Stevens, beloved citizen of Floyd County died at her residence on East Eighth street this morning. She had been in declining health for several months, but her death was unexpected and comes as a great shock to her many friends and family throughout the entire county.
She was born in Rome on November 14, 1899, and had spent her entire life here. She was the daughter of Mrs. Minnie Rockett and the late Alfred M. Rockett, who preceded her in death several years ago. She received her education in the Rome public schools. Mrs. Stevens was a devoted and loved Christian, a member of the Maple Street Baptist church for many years.
Surviving her are her husband Luther H. Stevens, one daughter, Miss LeEllen Stevens; her mother, Mrs. A. M. Rockett, all of Rome; two brothers, John Rockett, of New Orleans, and Henry Rockett, of Rome. Several aunts and uncles also survive.
Funeral services will probably be conducted Friday from the Maple Street Baptist Church pending the arrival of her brother from New Orleans, with the Rev. O. E. Rutland officiating, assisted by the Rev. J. B. Gresham. The interment will be in Myrtle Hill cemetery.
The following friends will serve as pallbearers; Paul Scoggins, J. T. Verner, E. C. Murdock, Ross Cormany, Charles E. Bradfield and W. C. Smith. (Rome News Tribune, March 13, 1940)

More About NORA CATHERINE ROCKETT:
Burial: March 15, 1940, Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA.

More About VERA O'CONNOR:
Residence: 1989, East 8th Street, Rome, GA.

Child of LUTHER STEVENS and NORA ROCKETT is:
24. i. LEELLEN4 STEVENS, b. June 28, 1935.


8. GOLDEN JAMES3 STEVENS (ROBERT GREEN2, WILLIAM DANIEL1) was born March 17, 1900 in Floyd County, GA., and died January 26, 1957 in Floyd County, GA.. He married ANASTASIA D'ARCY September 05, 1925 in Floyd County, GA., daughter of JAMES D'ARCY and MARIA KELLEY. She was born November 14, 1898 in Floyd County, GA., and died October 31, 1986 in Floyd County, GA..

Notes for GOLDEN JAMES STEVENS:
Golden James Stevens, 56, affectionately known as "Goat" Stevens, prominent Rome Business man, died in a local hospital this morning following a three week illness. Mr. Stevens had been in poor health for several months and his death followed an attack suffered eight days age. He resided in the Glenwood Apartments.
Born in Rome March 17, 1900, he was the son of the late R. G. and Martha Helms Stevens. He had spent his entire life in Rome and for more than 40 years he had been associated with G. L. Hight. At the time of his death he was general manager of the G. L. Hight Motor Co. Mr. Stevens was an ardent, sportsman and fisherman and was the owner of Lake Tight Squeeze in Chattooga, County. He was married to the former Miss Anastasia D'Arcy who survives.
Surviving, beside his wife, are one daughter, Mrs. Billy Hackett, Rome, four sisters, Mrs. J. H. Kilgo, M

Re: Stephens/Stevens Family

Lera Henkel (View posts)
Posted: 15 Dec 2004 4:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you have any information on the parents of William Daniel Stevens or what part of South Carolina he may have been from? I seem to have recieved incorrect information on him and now I am stumped. Thank you for any information you can share. Lera

Re: Stephens/Stevens Family

Lera Henkel (View posts)
Posted: 15 Dec 2004 4:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
Can anyone help me with information about William Daniel Stevens Sr.'s parents? I believe he was from S. C., but I do not know where in S.C.? If you have any thing before he came to Forsyth Georgia I would appreciate it. Lera
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