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William Leon Stephenson (1927 - 1967)

William Leon (Billy) Stephenson
Born in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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Brother of [private sibling (unknown - unknown)] and [private brother (1930s - unknown)]
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Died at age 39 in Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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William Leon Stephenson was born on 19 Feb 1927, son of Fred Lee Stephenson (1894–1962) and Edna Lee Landrum (1901–1977).

Bill married Billie Virginia Brown about 1950 in Mississippi.[1] They had at least three children.

Bill died on 4 Feb 1967, aged 39.[1][2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "," database with images, (Newspapers Clip: 110019085 : accessed 30 September 2023); citing Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi) Sun, Feb 5, 1967, page 18.
  2. "Find a Grave," database with images, (Find A Grave: Memorial #53713354 : accessed 30 September 2023), Memorial page for William Leon Stephenson (19 Feb 1927-3 Feb 1967), citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, Holmes County, Mississippi, USA (plot: Section 2); Maintained by Donna Dinstel (contributor 48475565).
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, (FamilySearch Record: VYG7-5GF : accessed 30 September 2023) FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-L9MR-F7DJ, Billy Stephensen (13), single son, in household of Fred Stephensen (44) in Beat 4, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States. Born in Mississippi; citing Affiliate Publication Number: T627; Line: 5; Digital film/folder number: 005449639; Image number: 136; Sheet number: 13; Sheet letter: A.
Name Sex Age Status Relation Occupation Birth Place
Fred Stephensen M 44 Married Head Arkansas
Edna Stephensen F 39 Married Wife Mississippi
Billy Stephensen M 13 Single Son Mississippi
F L Stephensen M 9 Single Son Mississippi
Edna E Stephensen F 6 Single Daughter Mississippi
  • "United States 1950 Census," database with images, (FamilySearch Record: 6FM4-LZ7S : accessed 30 September 2023) FamilySearch Image: 3QHN-PQHW-JG72, William Stephenson (23), married, Salesman, head of household in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States. Born in Mississippi; citing Page: 13; Line: 16; Digital film/folder number: 108936893; Image number: 16.
Name Sex Age Status Relation Occupation Birth Place
William Stephenson M 23 years Married Head Salesman Mississippi

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