Edwin Anderson Stephens was born 15 Apr 1920 in Mammoth Spring, Fulton County, Arkansas to Thomas Pleasant Stephens and Zilphia Woods.
When Edwin registered for the draft during WWII both he and his mother Zilpha were living in Mammoth Spring, Fulton County, Arkansas and Edwin was employed by Griffith Stave Company there as a teamster.
He was married to Gertie Sue Hartt on 23 Jul 1948 in Harris County, Texas by Brooks U. Ramsey, Minister and the couple had the following known children:
Deborah Sue Stephens was born 19 Dec 1951 in Harris County, Texas.
Gregory Lee Stephens was born 07 Apr 1954 in Harris County, Texas.
Ricky Lynn Stephens was born 09 Apr 1956 in Harris County, Texas.
Edwin died 26 Oct 1956 in an automobile accident in Katy, Harris County, Texas.
↑ 1.01.1 "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3ZF-TWB : 13 March 2018), Thomas Pleasant Stephens in entry for Edwin Anderson Stephens, 26 Oct 1956; citing certificate number 54082, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,114,935.
↑ 2.02.1 "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KLQY-877 : 13 March 2018), Edwin A Stephens, 1940-1945; citing Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas, United States, National Archives and Records Administration, Southwest Region, Fort Worth, Texas; FamilySearch digital folder 005150881.
↑ 3.03.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JBSC-TT5 : 19 May 2014), Edwin Stephens, Oct 1956; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
↑ "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ62-7QQ : 5 January 2015), Edwin Anderson Stephens, 26 Oct 1956; from "Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing certificate number 54082, Harris, Texas, Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Austin.
↑The Brookshire Times. Brookshire, Texas. Volume 42. Number 49. 01 Nov 1956. fp.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Edwin by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Edwin: