Mrs. C. Stephens

Known Name(s)

Mrs. C. Stephens


1909 Marshall A. Newport News, VA

Establishment Type(s)

Tourist Home

Physical Status



The 1955 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map shows that 1909 Marshall Avenue as a two story dwelling with a composition roof and a one-story front porch. This portion of the map is black and white so the construction material is unknown. The rear of the property has a one-story garage.

Detailed History

The 1940 census lists Charles and Rose Stephens at this address. They are both Black, born in Virginia, and own their house. He is 60 and she is 58. Mr. Stephens is a funeral director who completed seventh grade. Mrs. Stephens also completed seventh grade. They have a nephew, Robert Cross, age 22, in the household and three boarders: Ashley Marnings, age 46; Robert Brown, age 23; Treman Fowlen, age 19. The family is not listed in Newport News in the 1950 census.

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