Individual Record 3106

Name}   Stephenson, Anthony William Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa    6 Jan 1907  B Place} Holden, Millard, Utah
Marr.1: Date} Exa  16 May 1934 Place} Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah     (Link)
Marr.2: Date} Fam 16 May 1934 Place} Manti, Senpete, Utah
Death:  Date} Exa  24 Mar 1986 Place} St. George, Washington, Utah
Burial:  Date} Exa  28 Mar 1986 Place} Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1891=Genealogy
Source 2} 1783=Birth certif
Source 3} 765 = 1910 USA cen
Source 4} 766 = 1920 USA cen
Source 5} 1870=1930 USA cen
Source 6} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 7} 1893=1940 USA cen
Source 8} 1004=Index
Source 9} 1897=Newspaper
Source 10} 1735=S.S. record
Source 11}1894=Cemetery rec
Source 12} 
Parents: } Anthony Edward Stephenson & Catherine Usslear Johnson
     Household No.} 781
1st Household No.} 781 = Delta, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} School teacher
       Occupation 2} School administrator
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Bishop, Erma
                              Smith, Vida Murdock
 Total Number of} 2
Notes:  Anthony William Stephenson was born 6 Jan 1907 in Holden, Millard, Utah.  He was the second child of Anthony Edward Stevenson and Catherine Usslear Stevenson.  His older sister Ellen Constance had been born in 1904.  At the time of his birth, his father was a cheesemaker.  The family moved to Burtner*, Millard, Utah, where his sister Ruth was born in 1909. In the 1910 U.S. census, the Stephenson family was living in Burtner*, Millard, Utah.  *The town's name was changed to Delta in 1911.  His father Anthony E. was a general farmer, working on his own account, and owned the farm free of mortgage.  The children were Ellen, 6, Anthony W., 3, and Ruth, 7 months.  The census enumerated them next to the John Avery Bishop household.  Anthony W. would later marry their oldest daughter Erma Bishop.

Anthony W.'s sister Ina was born in 1913, and brother Willard Maiben in 1916, both in Delta.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the Stephenson family was enumerated in Delta, Millard, Utah.  His father Anthony E. was a farmer, working on his own account.  The children were Ellen, 15, Anthony W., 12, Ruth, 10, Ina 6, and Willard M., 3.  The older four children attended school.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Anthony W. Stephenson, 23, was living on First Avenue in Ward 4 of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  He was one of nineteen boarders in the boarding house of Author and Jacoba Ahlrichs.  Author was a church office clerk, and Jacoba was the manager of the boarding house.  Anthony was a mixer in an ice cream factory.

Anthony Stevenson married Erma Bishop on 16 May 1934 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Anthony, 33, and his wife Erma, 30, were living in Delta, Millard, Utah.  Anthony had completed four years of college, and was a high school teacher.  He had earned $1,250. in 1939.  They had two children, A. Ray, 5, and and Patricia, 4 months.  Their son John R. was born was born after the census.

By 1945, when Anthony was the informant for his mother's death certificate, the family was living in Cedar City, Iron, Utah.  At some point in time their address was 570 S. 300, Cedar City, Utah.  Cedar City was their life-long residence.

Anthony was active in the Latter-day Saints church, and a newspaper article reports him officiating at a wedding in April 1939.  His wife Erma died 21 Dec 1972 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  At the time of her death, Anthony was a Professor at Southern Utah State College.

On 22 Feb 1975, Anthony married Vilda Murdock Smith in Manti, Sanpete, Utah.  At the time of his marriage he was Dean of the SUU Business College, located in Cedar City, Utah.

Anthony died 24 Mar 1986 in St. George, Washington, Utah.  He is buried with his first wife Erma in the Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah.
Time of Birth} 10 a.m. Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Anthony William Stephenson
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Anthony William Stephenson
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 4 yrs       or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 28 May 2016
Date Created}  13 May 2016
Copyright © 2016 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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