Essley Stephens (1904 - 1972)

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Essley Stephens
1904 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Essley Stephens was born on March 7, 1904. Essley died in February 1972 at age 67. We know that Essley Stephens had been residing in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, New Jersey 07762.


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Essley Stephens passed away in February 1972 at 67 years of age. Essley was born on March 7, 1904. We are unaware of information about Essley's immediate family. We know that Essley Stephens had been residing in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, New Jersey 07762.
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In 1904, in the year that Essley Stephens was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1913, this person was just 9 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1926, at the age of 22 years old, Essley was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1933, this person was 29 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1972, in the year of Essley Stephens's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Thomas Stephens
Mar 19, 1896 - April 1969
Melbourne, FL
Gertrude M Stephens
Jun 5, 1920 - March 1995
Basking Ridge, NJ
Lena C Stephens
May 11, 1908 - Mar 31, 1990
West Palm Beach, FL
June Stephens
Jan 19, 1925 - Oct 30, 2001
Willingboro, NJ
Jeanne L Stephens
Sep 8, 1925 - Jan 30, 2006
Stamford, CT
Paul C Stephens
Jan 22, 1927 - Apr 11, 2004
Ocean View, NJ
Isaiah Stephens
Feb 13, 1928 - Nov 13, 2002
Pleasantville, NJ
Marge M Stephens
Oct 29, 1927 - Jul 18, 2006
Los Angeles, CA
Norma G Stephens
Jun 6, 1928 - Aug 22, 2005
Rahway, NJ
Lena Stephens
Apr 3, 1889 - November 1987
New York, NY
Raymond C Stephens
Jan 25, 1930 - Feb 6, 1994
Worcester, MA
George Stephens
Sep 7, 1896 - Jul 9, 1988
Lake Mary, FL
Irene Stephens
Jan 13, 1897 - August 1986
Dover, NJ
James M Stephens
Apr 25, 1934 - Dec 10, 2009
New York, NY
Eddie A Stephens
Nov 1, 1952 - Sep 10, 2010
Clearwater, FL
Paul Stephens
Jan 17, 1966 - August 1982
Dover, NJ
Lauston Stephens
Apr 20, 1920 - October 1969
John Stephens
Aug 10, 1908 - November 1985
Sellersville, PA
Annie M Stephens
Feb 11, 1920 - Feb 29, 2008
Newtown Square, PA
Ella Stephens
Apr 8, 1900 - June 1981
Lancaster, PA

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Middletown Springs, VT
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Apr 8, 1892 - October 1968
East Brunswick, NJ
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Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
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