STEPHAN ANNEX

 

Charles Alfred Stephan Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to David Stephan, paragraph 4a.C.3.f.(4.(a.(4)(a)[1. of the Henry Biles page for providing much of the information in this annex.  His research can be viewed in greater depth and breadth at findagrave.com, ancestry.com and familysearch.com.

 

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Origin of the surname “Stephan:”

 

 

Generation

 

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3   Charles "Karl"/"Carl" E. Stephan (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born June 1842 in Germany.  Died September 1905; interred 23 September 1905 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Saint Bernard, Hamilton County, Ohio.  Immigrated to the US in 1881; became a naturalized citizen of the United States on 1 November 1886.  Employed as a landlord.

 

1900 US Census: On 1 June 1900 Charles Stephan, age 57 (b. Jun 1842 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a landlord, was heading a household on Market Street in the northern precinct of the Village of Reading, Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife of 28 years, Elisabeth Stephan, age 56 (b. Nov 1843 in Germany; parents b. Germany), who had had 10 children, 5 of whom were still alive; daughter, Anna Stephan, age 26 (b. Germany), single, and employed as a tailoress; son, Henry Stephan, age 24 (b. Apr 1876 in Germany), single, and employed as a machinist; and daughter, Eva Stephan, age 20 (b. Oct 1879 in Germany), single, and employed as a tailoress.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth/Elisabeth Schwartz/Seifert (more info)

 

Born November 1843 (also seen: b. 2 Dec 1844) in Germany, d.  Died 13 April 1916, age 72 years, 4 months, 11 days, at home in the Village of Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage; interred with Charles; daughter of John Schwartz.  Immigrated to the US in 1881.  Married Charles Stephan about 1872 in Germany.

 

1910 US Census: Elizabeth Stephan, age 66 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and widowed, was heading a household at 103 Pike Street in the Village of Reading, Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.  She immigrated to the US in 1881 and had 9 children, 5 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Anna M. Stephan, age 36 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany), single, and employed as a seamstress in a cotton factory; daughter, Eva J. Andrews, age 30 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany), widowed, and employed as a seamstress in a cotton factory, who had had 1 child, still alive; and grandson, Clarence Andrews, age 8 (b. OH).  Of interest, the household headed by John L. McArthur, Para. 4a.C.3.f.(4. of the Henry Biles page, was enumerated nearby, at 125 Pike Street.

 

3. Children: (10 total, 5 of whom died before 1900)

 

a. S. Stephan: Died young.

 

b. H. Stephan: Died young.

 

c. Anna M. Stephan: (more info) Born 25 March/February 1874 in Germany.  Died 19 May 1952, age 78, at Saint Francis Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio from complications of colon cancer; interred St. Mary's Cemetery, Saint Bernard, Hamilton County, Ohio.  Immigrated to the US in 1881.  Employed as a tailor/seamstress.  Never married.

 

d. Henry Maximilian. Stephan: See generation 2, below.

 

e. Eva J. Stephan: (more info) Born October/August 1879 in Germany.  Died 16 January 1912, age 32 years, 4 months, and 15 days, at her mother's residence in the Village of Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio, from complications of breast cancer; interred St. Mary's Cemetery, Saint Bernard, Hamilton County, Ohio.  Immigrated to the US in 1881.  Married George Andrews (more info) (perhaps d. abt 1904), son of John A. and Ellenor (Dunigan) Andrews, and had the following son:

 

(1. Clarence L./W. Andrews: Born about 1902 in Ohio.  Following the death of his parents, resided with his Aunt Anna Stephan, who subsequently resided in his household.  Moved from Ohio to Miami, Florida.  Married Eleanora/Eleanor (?) (b. abt 1903 in OH) and had the following children:

 

(a. Lela Jane Andrews: Born about 1925 in Ohio.

 

(b. Robert J. Andrews, MD: Born about 1929 in Ohio.  Employed as a physician.  Moved from Ohio to Florida.

 

f. Child: Died young.

 

g. Child: Died young.

 

h. Child: Died young.

 

i. Child: Died young.

 

j. Child: Died young.

 

2   Henry Maxmillan/Maximilian Stephan (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 April 1876 in Bavaria, Germany.  Died 7 January 1951, age 74, at Mission Hospital, Huntington Park, Los Angeles, California from complications of congestive heart failure; interred All Souls Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.  Immigrated to the United States in 1881; subsequently naturalized.  Resided most of his life at Reading, Ohio.  Resided last at Southgate, California.

 

1900 US Census: On 16 June 1900 Henry Stephan, age 24 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a machinist for a pump works, was heading a household in the Village of Elmwood Place, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He immigrated to the US in 1890 and was subsequently naturalized.  The household also included his wife, Emma Stephan, age 17 (b. Sep 1882 in OH; parents b. Germany), who had had no children.  Of interest, on 1 June 1900 Henry, then single, was also enumerated with his parents in the Village of Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio (see above).

 

1910 US Census: Henry Stephan, age 32 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a machinist for a fertilizer company, was heading a household at 329 Pearl Street in the Village of Reading, Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He immigrated to the US in 1881 (subsequently naturalized), and he had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Emma Stephan, age 28 (b. OH; parents b. Germany), who had been married once and had had 5 children, all still alive; son, Carl A. Stephan, age 8 (b. OH); son, Thomas H. Stephan, age 6 (b. OH); son, Louis S. Stephan, age 4 (b. OH); son, Leon A. Stephan, age 3 (b. OH); and son, Joseph F. Stephan, age 10 months (b. OH).

 

1920 US Census: Henry Stephan, age 42 (b. Shaffenburg, Germany; parents b. Shaffenburg, Germany) and employed as a machinist in a soap factory, was heading a household at 329 Pearl Street in the Village of Reading, Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He had immigrated to the US in 1879 and became a naturalized citizen in 1886.  The household also included his wife, Emma A. Stephan, age 37 (b. OH; father b. Wittenberg, Germany; mother b. Prussia, Germany); son, Carl A. Stephan, age 18 (b. OH), single, and employed as a machinist in a soap factory; son, Henry T./J. Stephan, age 16 (b. OH), single, and employed as a laborer in a paper plant; son, Louis S. Stephan, age 15 (b. OH), single, and employed as a messenger in a paper plant; son, Anthony L. Stephan, age 12 (b. OH); son, Joseph F. Stephan, age 10 (b. OH); son, John Albert Stephan, age 8 (b. OH); and son, Paul Stephan, age 6 (b. OH).

 

1930 US Census: Henry Stephan, age 53 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a machinist in a tool works, was heading a household at 329 Pearl Street in the Village of Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He was married 1st at age 23 and immigrated to the US in 1880 and was subsequently naturalized.  His residence he owned was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Emma Stephan, age 47 (b. OH; parents b. Germany), who was married 1st at age 17; son, Carl Stephan, age 28 (b. OH), single, and employed as a pipefitter in a roofing plant; son, Henry Stephan, age 26 (b. OH), single, and employed as a bag maker in a bag factory; son, Louis Stephan, age 24 (b. OH), single, and employed as a tube maker for a rubber distributor; son, Leo Stephan, age 22 (b. OH), single, and employed as a salesman for a piano company; Joseph Stephan, age 20 (b. OH), single, and employed as an electrician for a municipal plant; Albert Stephan, age 18 (b. OH), single, and employed as a pipefitter for a roofing plant; Paul Stephan, age 16 (b. OH), single, and employed as a laborer for a furnace manufacturer; and son, James Stephan, age 9 (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: Henry Stephan, age 64 (b. Germany), with no employment recorded, was heading a household at 309 Pearl Street in the City of Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He had completed 5th grade and resided in the same house in April 1935.  The residence he owned was valued at $2,500.  The household also included his wife, Emma Stephan, age 57 (b. OH), who had completed 5th grade; and son, James Stephan, age 19 (b. OH), single, and employed as a truck driver in support of road construction, who had completed 7th grade.

 

2. Wife: Emma A. Knippschild

 

Born 17 September 1882 at Reading/Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, perhaps daughter of Frank, Sr. (b. abt 1833 in Prussia) and Ellenora (?) Knippschild (b. abt 1842 in Wurtenberg, Germany).  Died 3 September 1966 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  Married Henry M. Stephan on 5 June 1900 in Hamilton County.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Charles Alfred Stephan: See generation 1, below.

 

b. Thomas Henry Stephan: Born about 1904 in Ohio.  Died 1972.

 

c. Louis Sylvester Stephan: Born about 1905 in Ohio.  Died 1985.  Married (1st) (?); subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Laura Marcella (Norris) Fain, daughter of Clay (b. KS) and Grace (Stout) Norris (b. KS) on 14 March 1953 at Los Angeles, California.

 

d. Leon "Leo" Anthony Stephan: (more info) Born about 1908 in Ohio.  Died 1980.

 

e. Joseph F. Stephan: Born about 1910 in Ohio.  Died 1969.

 

f. John Albert Stephan: Born about 1912 in Ohio.  Died 1974.

 

g. Paul Stephan: Born about 1914 in Ohio.

 

h. Robert Joseph Stephan: (more info) Born 4 October 1916.  Died 1 April 1917, age 1 year, 5 months, and 25 days, from complications of bronchitis; interred 3 April in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio.

 

i. James Stephan: Born about 1921 in Ohio.  Died 2006.

 

1   Charles Alfred Stephan:

"Carl"

 

Born 23 June 1901.  Died 15 June 1975.  Married Hilda Katharine Biles, paragraph 4a.C.3.f.(4.(a.(4) of the Henry Biles (6) page on .

 

 

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