Stevens, Daniel Webster

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Daniel Webster Stevens - 1966


Daniel Webster Stevens was born Thursday November 27, 1884 in the Town of Knox, Albany, NY, the son of Clarence E. Stevens and Elizabeth Ellen Quay. His siblings were:[1]



Marriage & Children

Daniel Webster Stevens married first Cora E. Quay on February 17, 1909. Their children were:

Daniel Webster Stevens married second Edna Mae Quay on October 1, 1923, a sister of Cora E Quay. Their children were:

Daniel W. Stevens and Miss Cora E. Quay, both of this place, were married on Wednesday evening, Feb. 17th, (1909) at the M. E. parsonage by Rev. Thos. Reinhart.

Altamont Enterprise - February 26, 1909

D. W. Stevens and Miss Edna Quay were married on Monday evening (October 1, 1923) by the Rev. W. E. Nasholds. They have the best of wishes of their many friends.

Altamont Enterprise - Friday, October 5, 1923


Knox Cemetery
Daniel W. 1884 - 1970
Edna Quay His Wife 1894-1974
Cora Quay, His Wife 1891 - 1918

Daniel Webster Stevens died December 19, 1970.


Daniel Webster Stevens Obituary - Schenectady Gazette - Monday, December 21, 1970
Daniel Webster Stevens Obituary - Altamont Enterprise — December 25, 1970

STEVENS—December 19, 1970, Daniel Webster Stevens, Knox, New York, husband of Edna Mae Quay; father of Raymond, Marshall and Margaret Stevens of Knox and Mrs. Marshall Clickmon of Altamont and the late Mildred Weidman; brother of Mrs. Minnie Hunt of Memphis, Tennessee and Mrs. Mary Adams of Altamont. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services from Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Peter Barry, officiating. Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be mode to the Knox Reformed Church Building Fund.

Schenectady Gazette - Monday, December 21, 1970

Daniel W. Stevens

Daniel Webster Stevens, born in the Town of Knox in 1884, died Saturday, December 19. He was one of 12 children born to Clarence and Elizabeth Saddlemire Stevens.

The early part of Webb's life was spent working at what was then known as the speculating business - buying meat and produce from farmers and peddling it in cities with a horse and wagon. Later he changed to the Model T. Ford, which also served as the "Jitney," carrying Know residents to and from the train station in Altamont.

In 1931 he purchased what was then the village blacksmith's shop in Knox, remodeling it into a home and opening a gas station where he lived until the time of his death. Many area residents can recall stopping in to have a soda or ice cream, and meeting Webb and friends on the front porch.

Webb, as he was known to his many friends, was always interested in town politics, and served as a chairman of the Republican Committee of the Town of Knox for 18 years, from the late 1020's through the early 1940's.

He is survived by his wife Edna Quay Sevens; two sons, Raymond and Marshall; Two daughters, Margaret Stevens and Virginia Clickman; 14 grandchildren, 12 great grand-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. A. P. Hunt of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Byron Adams, Star Route, Altamont, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday,m Dec. 22, at the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont, with the Rev. Peter W. Berry officiating.

Altamont Enterprise — December 25, 1970

Additional Media

Card of Thanks
The family of the late Daniel Webster Stevens expresses its sincere gratitude to all their friends, neighbors and relatives for the many acts of kindness shown them in their recent bereavement. Thank you for the lovely cards and flowers, the food and the generous response to the building fund of the Knox Reformed church, to Rev. Peter W. Berry for his prayers and comforting words, and to Porter Bidleman for his competent services.
Mrs. D. W. Stevens
Miss Margaret Stevens
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stevens
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Stevens
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Clickmah

Altamont Enterprise - January 8, 1971

TEN YEARS AGO - (Jan. 26, 1912)
(Knox) Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Stevens are rejoicing over the arrival of a son, born on Tuesday. Jan. 23 (1912); also Mr. and Mrs. Millard Quay, a son. on Jan. 2l.

Altamont Enterprise - January 27, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stevens, sons Miner and Albert, daughters Elizabeth and Anna May, Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Stevens, daughter Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Stevens, daughters Mildred and Virginia, and sons Raymond and Marshall were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Stevens at Worcester on Sunday.

Altamont Enterprise - June 13, 1924

Daniel Stevens: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record[2]
Name: Daniel Stevens
State of Issue: New York
Date of Birth: Thursday November 27, 1884
Date of Death: December 1970
Est. Age at Death: 86 years
Last known residence:
City: Altamont; Thompsons Lake
County: Albany
State: New York
ZIP Code: 12009
Latitude: 42.7090
Longitude: -74.0262

Miss Edna Quay is spending a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Quay. {Probably Erwin Quay}

Altamont Enterprise - March 26, `9`5


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