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Stevens – H.B. Stevens Jr. – Veterans Day Homage

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Stevens – Henry Burl Stevens Jr. and Patriotism

Patriotism has many faces. My father, Henry Burl Stevens Jr (1924 – 1997), served in World War II as did many men of his age and he carried his deep patriotism throughout his life. According to his sister, Barbara Mary … Continue reading

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Stevens – Henry Burl Stevens Jr – Greyhound Bus

My dad, Henry Burl Stevens Jr (1924-1997) drove a Greyhound bus for much of his working life. He loved the job. He had many stories to tell us about his work. Some of them are as follows: He drove charters … Continue reading

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Stevens – Mark, Tim, Dave, Don, and Jerry Stevens

These are five of my thirteen cousins. They are the children of Bill and Patty Stevens. Bill is my father’s (Henry Burl Stevens Jr) brother. He and his family lived in Indiana and we lived in California. Every time we … Continue reading

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Stevens – Harry S. Truman

I appears that my new found cousin was correct, I am distantly related to Harry S Truman. You don’t have to go very far back to find Shipps in my family. My Grandfather Stevens’ mother was Minnie Blanch Shipp. That … Continue reading

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Stevens – Henry Burl Stevens Sr.

This is my father’s father. At this age, he would have been living with his father, Cary Stevens, and his mother, Minnie Bell Shipp Stevens at the home of her father, William Henry Shipp and four of her sisters in … Continue reading

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Stevens – Tank or Motorcycle?

I finally received the information I requested from the National Archives on my father’s military service. There wasn’t much because it appears that his files were burned in a fire in the Archives in 1973. They pieced together what little … Continue reading

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