Barbara (Stevens) Stanwyck

Ruby Catherine (Stevens) Stanwyck (1907 - 1990)

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Ruby Catherine (Barbara) Stanwyck formerly Stevens
Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 1928 (to 1935) [location unknown]
Wife of — married 14 May 1939 (to Feb 1951) in San Diego, San Diego, California, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 May 2019 | Created 15 Jul 2016
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Biography

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Barbara (Stevens) Stanwyck is Notable.

Barbara Stanwyck (née Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress. She was a film and television star, known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong, realistic screen presence, and a favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress four times. She received an Honorary Oscar in 1982. She won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. Stanwyck received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

Barbara Stanwyck was born Ruby Catherine Stevens on July 16, 1907, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the fifth child of Byron E. and Catherine Ann Stevens. Her parents were working class. Her father was a native of Massachusetts and her mother was an immigrant from Nova Scotia. When Ruby was four, her mother died of complications from a miscarriage. Two weeks after the funeral, Byron Stevens joined a work crew digging the Panama Canal and was never seen again.

She married Frank Fay in 1928, adopted one son, and divorced in 1935. She married Robert Taylor in 1939 and divorced in 1950. She was unable to have children. Stanwyck died on January 20, 1990 of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 82 at Saint John's Health Center. In accordance with her wishes, her remains were cremated and the ashes scattered from a helicopter over Lone Pine, California,

Name: Ruby Catherine Stevens. Given Name: Ruby Catherine. Surname: Stevens. Nickname: Barbara Stanwyck. [1] A Given name was found in addition to a first name in the NAME tag.

Born 16 Jul 1907. Brooklyn, Kings New York. [2]

Died 20 Jan 1990. Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California. [3]

Cremation: Ashes scattered in Lone Pine, California. [4]

Sources

  1. Source: #S1789 13 Mar 2018 Stevens, Ruby Catherine Barbara Stanwyck - Biography - IMDb www.imdb.com/name/nm0001766/bio Certainty: 3
  2. Source: #S1789 13 Mar 2018 Stevens, Ruby Catherine, d. Byron E. and Catherine Ann (McPhee), b. 16 Jul 1907, Brooklynn, NY. Barbara Stanwyck - Biography - IMDb www.imdb.com/name/nm0001766/bio Certainty: 3
  3. Source: #S1789 13 Mar 2018 Stevens, Ruby Catherine, d. Byron E. and Catherine Ann (McPhee), b. 16 Jul 1907, Brooklynn, NY. Died 20 Jan 1990, Santa Monica, CA. Barbara Stanwyck - Biography - IMDb www.imdb.com/name/nm0001766/bio Certainty: 3
  4. Source: #S1807 13 Mar 2018 Name: Barbara Stanwyck Birth Date: 16 Jul 1907 Brooklyn, Kings, NY Death Date: 20 Jan 1990 Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California Cremated Ashes scattered Lone Pine, CA. Certainty: 3
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5QC-VDK : accessed 21 October 2017), M Ruby Stevens in household of E Byron Stevens, Brooklyn Ward 7, Kings, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 100, sheet 10B, family 211, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 957; FHL microfilm 1,374,970.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJRB-HQN : accessed 21 October 2017), Rubie Stephens in household of Albert Merkens, Brooklyn Assembly District 21, Kings, New York, United States; citing ED 1331, sheet 5B, line 96, family 130, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1177; FHL microfilm 1,821,177.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJP-BBR : accessed 21 October 2017), Barbara Fay in household of Frank A Fay, Malibu, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1155, sheet 1A, line 50, family 23, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 131; FHL microfilm 2,339,866.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K97C-8CM : accessed 21 October 2017), Barbara Stanwyck Taylor in household of James Mccarthey, Tract 381, Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-40, sheet 2B, line 67, family 36, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 221.
  • "California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZQH-6XR : 28 November 2014), Barbara Stanwick, 1937; citing Immigration, ship name Virginia, NARA microfilm publication M1764 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 81; FHL microfilm 1,734,685.
  • "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGPV-1MV : 26 November 2014), Barbara Catherine Stanwyck, 20 Jan 1990; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V9Y6-S4X : 20 May 2014), Barbara Stanwyck, 20 Jan 1990; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #1729
  • Wikipedia Entry for Barbara Stanwyck
  • Source: S1789 Misc. Sources
  • Source: S1807 Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Find-A-Grave


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