Laura Mildred “Mildred” <I>Stevens</I> Smith

Laura Mildred “Mildred” Stevens Smith

Death 7 May 1931 (aged 44–45)
Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 1715, Section 87, Grave 39
Memorial ID 57678459 · View Source
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Barbara Stanwyck was born Ruby Catherine Stevens on July 16, 1907, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the fifth – and youngest – child of Catherine Ann (née McPhee) (1870-1911) and Byron E. Stevens (1872-1919), working-class parents.

Ruby and her older brother, Malcolm Byron (later nicknamed "By") Stevens, were raised by their eldest sister Laura Mildred, (later Mildred Smith) (1886–1931), who died of a heart attack at age 45. Mildred worked as a showgirl.

She does not have a gravestone.

Father: Byron E. Stevens
Mother: Catherine MacPhee Stevens
Husband: Arthur Smith

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 57678459
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Mildred “Mildred” Stevens Smith (1886–7 May 1931), Find a Grave Memorial no. 57678459, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .