Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian genealogy of Alaska

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  • ID: I32353
  • Name: Lillian M. STEVENS
  • Given Name: Lillian M.
  • Surname: Stevens
  • Sex: F
  • _UID: 2D20ED88474A414C86A2863B5AE6879929F0
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    This person was identified by the Southeast Alaska Empire, 10 Dec 1975.

    This person was a resident of Seattle, Washington.

    This person was a resident of Douglas, AK in 1939 at the time of the BIA village census.

    She was 4/4 Tlingit.

    This source provided her middle initial.

    This person was a resident of Sitka, AK in 1957 according to the death certificate of Julia Shotridge Stevens, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1957.

    Her surname was Cameron.

    She was identified a Lillian Verdljak of Seattle, WA by the Juneau Empire, 25 May 1994. Further research is needed.

    This person was a resident of Seattle, Washington in 1997. Juneau Empire, 7 Apr 1997

    Her surname was Cameron.

    She had died according to an email from Nels Lawson to Roby Littlefield, Mar 2008.

    She was Kaagwaantaan.

    Her mother, Julia, was identified as Nels Lawson aunt, and sister to Julia.

    This person was further identified by the Juneau Empire , Monday, March 31, 2008. The article included her photograph.

    Former Juneau and Douglas resident Lillian Stevens Cameron Wedgeworth died March 23, 2008, in Seattle. She was 72.

    She was born Jan. 10, 1936, in Juneau, where she lived until moving in 1972. She attended St. Ann's School and Douglas High School. She belonged to the Eagle Moiety, Kaagwaantaan clan, Bear House. Her family crest is the killer whale.

    While growing up in Juneau, she would go every spring until fall with her family to Taku River to fish and pick berries to be canned. It was a way of life, and she loved going there along with everyone, her family said.

    She had a lovely voice, loved to sing and was asked to sing at big events, they said. She was offered funding to continue her education for her singing when she was in school. Family members would follow her in song, her family said.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Julia Stevens; partner of more than 28 years, Dennis Wedgeworth; son, Vernon Cameron; daughters, Donna and Vera Cameron; brothers, Joe, Calvin and Walter Stevens; and sisters, Leona Charles and Josephine Stevens.

    She is survived by her sons, Donald Cameron and his wife, Karen, of Wasilla, and Robert and Rodney Cameron, of Anchorage; daughters, Julia Lubinski and her husband, Wayne, of Baltimore, Md., and Bonnie Cameron, of Seattle; brothers, Henry and Fred Stevens, of Juneau, Louis Stevens, of Bainbridge Island; sisters, Mary Ann Butler and her husband, Martin, of Sonora, and Rosemary Mill and her husband, Ken, of Juneau; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

    NOTE: AN ADDITIONAL SON BRYAN CAMERON OF JUENAU, AK WAS IDENTIFIED BY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE, 5 DEC 1984. FURTHER RESEARCH IS NEEDED.

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Howden-Kennedy Funeral Home of West Seattle.

    Family contact is Louis Stevens at (360) 265-2054.
  • Birth: 10 JAN 1936 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
  • Death: 23 MAR 2008 in Seattle, King, Washington, USA
  • Burial: Seattle, King, Washington, USA



    Father: Joseph Frederick STEVENS b: 16 JAN 1903 in Douglas, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Mother: Julia SHOTRIDGE b: 5 JAN 1912 in Klukwan, Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 1 Living CAMERON
      Children
      1. Has No Children Vernon Douglas CAMERON b: 28 APR 1965 in Juneau, Juneau-Douglas, Alaska, USA
      2. Has No Children Donna CAMERON
      3. Has No Children Vera CAMERON
      4. Has No Children Living CAMERON
      5. Has No Children Living CAMERON
      6. Has No Children Living CAMERON
      7. Has No Children Living CAMERON
      8. Has No Children Living CAMERON

      Marriage 2 Living VRDOLJAK

        Marriage 3 Living WEDGEWORTH

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