|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1884|
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1947|
11-18-2012: Unmarked grave reported by FAG volunteer. In the older section there are some obviously unmarked graves and some with the headstones that have been removed or destroyed. (TheOldChief #47544507)
4-23-2013: Cemetery office confirmed no record of this grave, reported by FAG volunteer (KB #47919873)
Obituary, The Oklahoman, Apr 15, 1947:
--Former County Employee Dies--J R "Jim" Stevens, 63, former Oklahoma County employee died Monday in his home at Bethany. Stevens, an Oklahoma county resident since 1907 had been ill three months.
Survivors include his wife, Millie, home; a daughter, Mrs Forrest Bybee, 1626 NW 10; four sisters, Mrs Lunn Hogue, McFarland CA; Mrs Maggie Miller, Hemet CA; Mrs Esther Evans, Whitten CA and Mrs Verdie Winkle, Ventura CA; two brothers, Fred, Gardenia CA and Doyle, Ventura.
Services will be 3 pm in Bethany Cemetery.
Parents: Thomas Jefferson Stevens, 1859–1941, died in Ventura CA and Elizabeth N Simpson, 1861–1921, died in Broken Bow, McCurtain Co OK.
WWI draft registration: James Robert Stevens, Rt 3, Oklahoma, OK Co OK, b. Apr 4, 1883, wife: Velma Stevens, occ: farming, medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair. Signed: J R Stevens, Sep 12, 1918
1920 census, Council Grove, OK Co OK: James R Stevens 35 AL, Velma N Stevens 22 OK, Helen Stevens 4 OK, Doris E Stevens 2 OK, Harold Stevens 5M OK and James & Maggie Miller family (brother-in-law & sister). Occ: farmer
1930 census, Council Grove, OK Co OK: J R Stevens 46 AL, Velma Stevens 33 OK, Helen Stevens 14 OK, Doris Stevens 12 OK. Occ: illegible
1940 census, Bethany, OK Co, OK: James R Stevens 55 AL (widowed), Helen Stevens 24 OK (dau) Add: 600 block, North Hammond St. Occ: Road or carpenter, govt
Daughter: Helen Stevens md Albert Forrest Bybee, 2 NW 10 & 905 NW 32, (1942-1948 OKC directory) In 1951 directory, he was married to Elta.
Elizabeth Narcissus Simpson Stevens (1861 - 1921)
Velma N Stevens (1898 - ____)*
Doris Stevens (1918 - ____)*
Harold Stevens (1920 - ____)*
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100850962
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