Friday, November 20, 2009

Stevens, William Murray

Born - 12 Aug 1859 IA
Died - 28 Feb 1949
Bur. - Feb 1949 Sumner, Chariton, MO
Note - Sarah E. Conger

RELATIONSHIP: Sarah E. Conger married her first cousin, William Murray Stevens. Their common ancestor was their grandfather, Moses Conger. The father of Sarah E. Conger was George Washington Conger the brother of the Sarah Conger the mother of William Murray Stevens.

RESIDENCES: As of Feb 1915, Sarah Stevens of Sumner, MO

sp- William Murray STEVENS
Born - 18 Dec 1854 Centerville, Appanoose, IA
Mar. - 18 Sep 1881 Chariton, MO
Died - 5 Sep 1938 Chariton, MO
Bur. - Sep 1938 Sumner, Chariton, MO, Lakeside Cemetery
Son of Delarmer Theodore STEVENS & Sarah Anne CONGER
Note - William Murray Stevens

Problem: How was his middle name spelled, Murray, Murry, Murrary?

Problem: A birth date of 18 Dec 1854 has been listed. CFA II, p. 430 lists, Abt. 1860. He probably wasn't born in the same year as his brother Eli.

MARRIAGE-CONFLICT: 18 Sep 1887 according to CFA II, p. 430

MARRIAGE: LDS record page 5481 - Sarah E. Conger married William M. Stevens, 18 Sept 1881, Chariton Co., Mo.. (d/o George Washington Conger)
(Furnished by Joyce Posey)

RELATIONSHIP: William Murray Stevens and his wife, Sarah E. Conger, were 1st cousins. Their common ancestor was Moses Conger.

WILLIAM M. STEVENS, the son of D.T. and Sarah Stevens, was born in Appanoose County, near Centerville, Iowa, Dec. 18, 1854, and died Sept 5, 1938 aged 83 years, 8 months and 18 days.

[He] Came to Missouri 20 years ago. He married Sept 18, 1881 [sic, 1887 listed elsewhere] to Sarah Conger. To this union were born, one son, Clyde Stevens. Survived by the son, wife, two grandsons, 1 brother, R.M. Stevens of Brewster. Washington.

Buried Lakeside Cemetery.
(Source: unknown newspaper, probably dated, Friday, 9 Sep 1938, provided by Chariton Co., Mo., Historical Society in Salisbury to Joyce Posey)

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