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Laura Stevens Bivens
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Birth: 1883
South Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1957
Union County
North Carolina, USA

Per her death certificate her occupation was a school teacher. (thank you Carolina Grave Hunter) Further research at Family Search reveals a prior marriage to Samuel F. Cokely (Coakley) who dies July 22, 1922 (showing her listed as spouse on his death certificate). He is buried at Monroe Cemetery (aka today's Hillcrest City Cemetery). Also at Family Search, Laura's marriage to Mack Bivens (age 61) was in Union County, NC, on Sept. 22, 1937. She was listed as "Laura S. Coakley" and age 63 on the marriage record.

From her death record at Family Search:
Name: Laura Stevens Bivens

Event Type: Death
Event Date: 26 Aug 1957
Event Place: Monroe, Union, North Carolina
Birth Year: 1883
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Gender: Female
Age: 74
Marital Status:
Race (Original):
Birth Date: 1883
Father's Name:
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Laura Stevens
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace:
Spouse's Name: Mack Bivens
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Citing this Record:
"North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994," database, FamilySearch ( : 28 June 2015), Laura Stevens Bivens, 26 Aug 1957; citing Monroe, Union, North Carolina, v 21B cn 21954, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,952,418. 
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  Samuel F. Coakley (1856 - 1922)
Note: Grave located on the original grounds of what is now known as "Hillcrest City Cemetery".
Hillcrest Cemetery
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Patricia Poland
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62931181
Laura <i>Stevens</i> Bivens
Added by: Patricia Poland
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