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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Stephens Genealogy

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Some Famous People with the surname of Stephens

Wikipedia John Lloyd Stephens (November 28, 1805?October 13, 1852) was an American explorer, writer, and diplomat.
Wikipedia Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia.
Wikipedia Joe Stephens, generally known as '"Ragbaby" or "Rag Baby Stephens", (March 3, 1887 - "c.
Wikipedia Steve Stephens was an American television host in the late 1950s and 1960s as well as a musician.
Wikipedia James Francis Stephens (16 September 1792 - 22 December 1852) was an English entomologist.
Wikipedia Uriah Smith Stephens (August 3, 1821 - February 13, 1882) was a U.
Wikipedia William Dennison Stephens (December 26, 1859 April 25, 1944) was an American federal and state politician.
Wikipedia Sir Robert Stephens (14 July 1931 ? 12 November 1995) was a leading British actor in the early years of England's Royal National Theatre.
Wikipedia Joseph Rayner Stephens (1805-1879) was a Methodist minister who offended the Wesleyan Conference by his support for separating the Church of England from the State.
Wikipedia Woody Stephens (September 1, 1913 - August 22, 1998) was an American Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame trainer.
Wikipedia Simon Stephens (born 1971) is an English playwright.
Wikipedia Martin Eric Stephens (born 1976) is a former bartender from Towradgi, a suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales.
Wikipedia Larry Stephens was a professional wrestler in the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions.
Wikipedia Huw Stephens (born 1981) is a radio presenter currently broadcasting shows on BBC Radio 1.
Wikipedia Kai Stephens plays bass and also sings backing vocals for the band Hard-Fi.
Wikipedia Sanford Emory Stephens II (September 21, 1940 - June 6, 2000) was an African-American football player and civic leader.
Wikipedia Thomas Edgar Stephens was a portrait painter and friend of Dwight D.
Wikipedia Perry Stephens (February 14, 1958 - September 8, 2005), born Perry Stephens Moody in Frankfurt, Germany, was an American actor known primarily for his roles on daytime soap operas, including the role of Jack Forbes on "Loving" and Steve Crown on "The Bold and the Beautiful".
Wikipedia Harvey Spencer Stephens (born 12 November 1970) is an English actor who played the role of Damien Thorn in "The Omen".
Wikipedia James Stephens (26 January 1825 - 28 April 1901) was an Irish Republican and the founding member of an originally unnamed revolutionary organisation in Dublin on 17 March 1858, later to become known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood (I.
Wikipedia Dan Voorhees Stephens (1868 ? 1939) was a Nebraska Democratic politician.
Wikipedia Damian Stephens (born 1 November 1969, Oxford, England) is a record producer and user experience designer.
Wikipedia Janaya Stephens (born March 17, 1974) is a Canadian film actress prominently featured in the Left Behind series of films as Chloe Steele.
Wikipedia Rockwell Rittenhouse Stephens (b.
Wikipedia Everette Louis Stephens (born October 21 1966 in Evanston, Illinois) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (31st overall) of the 1988 NBA Draft.
Wikipedia Henry Pottinger Stephens, also known as Henry Beauchamp (1851 ? 11 February 1903), was an English dramatist and journalist.
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Wikipedia James Stephens (born Chepstow, Monmouthshire in south east Wales, 1821; died Melbourne, Australia, 14 November 1889) was a stonemason, Chartist, and Australian trade unionist.
Wikipedia Charlie "Esquire" Stephens (born April 5, 1981 in London, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Krefeld Penguins of the DEL.
Wikipedia John Milton Stephens (February 23, 1966 - September 1, 2009) was a professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.
Wikipedia Reggie Dewayne Stephens (born February 21, 1975 in Dallas, Texas) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League and in the Arena Football League.
Wikipedia Mitchell Stephens is a professor of journalism and mass communications at New York University.
Wikipedia Jason Stephens (born 1975) is a film producer based in Chicago.
Wikipedia Leonard Stephens (born July 9, 1978 in Miami, Florida) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Rebecca Stephens (born Rebecca Louise Stephens on 30 July 1982) is a singer, formerly with British band The Pipettes, where she was commonly known as RiotBecki.
Wikipedia Ian Stephens (died March 22, 1996) was a Canadian poet, journalist and musician from Montreal, best known as one of the major Canadian voices in the spoken word movement of the 1990s.
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Wikipedia Joe Stephens (born January 28, 1973, in Riverside, California) is an American professional basketball player.
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Wikipedia James Brunton Stephens (17 June 1835 ? 29 June 1902) was a Scottish-born Australian poet, author of "Convict Once".
Wikipedia Ambrose Everett Burnside Stephens (June 3, 1862 - February 12, 1927) was a U.
Wikipedia Richard Frederick Freeman Stephenson III, better known as Richie Stephens, born December 5, 1966 in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, Jamaica, is a R&B, dancehall and reggae singer and producer.
Wikipedia Ron Stephens is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 102nd district since 1993.
Wikipedia Louis Edward Stephens (May 10, 1930 ? April 6, 2003) was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
Wikipedia Rodrequis La'Vant Stephens (born June 14, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins.
Wikipedia Adrian Stephens (1795 ? 25/12/1876) was an English engineer, noted for inventing the steam whistle in 1833.
Wikipedia Lawrence Clifton Stephens (born September 24, 1938) was an American football defensive lineman who played eight seasons in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Barbara Stephens (born November 1, 1939 as Boysa Stephens in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American singer.
Wikipedia Neil Stephens (born October 1, 1963 in Canberra) is an Australian former road bicycle racer.
Wikipedia Amy Stephens is a Colorado legislator.
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Wikipedia George Washington Stephens (3 August 1866 ? 6 February 1942) was a Canadian politician.
Wikipedia The Revd Dom Felix Stephens, OSB (b.
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Wikipedia Kathleen Stephens is the United States ambassador to South Korea.
Wikipedia Henry Stephens (1823 - 1886) was born in Dublin, Ireland.
Wikipedia Ken Stephens is a former American football coach.
Wikipedia Barbara Stephens (August 30, 1922?July 31, 1947) was an American journalist killed in Xinjiang province, China in 1947.
Wikipedia Peta Stephens (born 15 April 1978 in Brisbane, Australia) is an Australian netball player.
Wikipedia Matt Stephens (born 1971) is an author and software process expert based in London, UK.
Wikipedia Dale Christopher Stephens (born 12 December 1987) is an English footballer, currently playing for Oldham Athletic.
Wikipedia Jody Stephens (born 4 October 1952, Memphis, Tennessee) is an American drummer, who has played in Big Star (with Alex Chilton of the Box Tops) and Golden Smog (with members of the Jayhawks and Soul Asylum).
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Wikipedia Peter John Stephens (31 Jul 1912 in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire ? 11 June 2002) is known for his historical fiction books for teens and three children?s books.
Wikipedia Sarah Stephens (born June 7, 1990) is an Australian model, best known for winning Girlfriend Magazine?s Model Search 2006 and walking in the 2008 Victoria?s Secret Fashion Show at the age of 18.
Wikipedia Grover Cleveland Stephens (1925 - 2003), born in Oak Park, Illinois, was a marine biologist and comparative physiologist at the University of Minnesota and the University of Califrnia at Irvine.
Wikipedia Mary Lynn Stephens (born October 12, 1941 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a former Canadian politician, who served as a BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1991 to 2005, representing the riding of Langley.
Wikipedia Philip Stephens (born May 7, 1960) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Harold Stephens (December 3, 1926) is an American author known for his explorations of World War II, China and his world travels and adventures.
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Wikipedia Henry Charles Stephens (1841-1918) was an English businessman and Member of Parliament.
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Wikipedia Bill Stephens (October 16, 1949 -) is a network television host and commentator specializing in automotive and motorsports presentations.
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