Joseph Byron SPANN Jackie Dee BOYER Living SPANN Helen Evelyn ROSS Mini tree diagram

Stephen Byron SPANN1,2,3,4,6,5

1st Sep 19521,2,3,4,5 - 16th Sep 19731,2,3,6,5

Life History

1st Sep 1952

Born in Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5

8th Oct 1971

Married Jackie Dee BOYER in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.4

16th Sep 1973

Death of Jackie Dee BOYER in Lancaster, Los Angeles, California.6,7,5

16th Sep 1973

Died in Lancaster, Los Angeles, California.1,2,3,6,5

Automibile Accident in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California

after 16th Sep 1973

Buried in Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California.5


  • Stephen Byron Spann
    born 01 Sep 1952
    Died 16 Sep 1973
    --  RootsWeb -- Descendants of William Spann Sr,

    Directories have listings for what appears to be the same person, butwith the middle initial P, with several addresses in Oklahoma.Stephen married Jackie D Rousey in October 1971.

    California Marriage Index, 1960-1985
    Stephen B Spann
    Age 19, Birth abt 1952
    Spouse Jackie D Rousey
    Spouse Age 19
    Marriage 8 Oct 1971
    Los Angeles City, California

    After some years with the information in this marriage record, anotherbit of information showed up that indicated the Rousey was actually afirst married name.  She first married when she was 16.  She was bornJackie Dee Boyer.  Three years after her first marriage Jackie marriedStephen Spann in LA County, California.

    Stephen and Jackie lived less than two years after they were married.They were both killed in an automobile accident in Lancaster,California.

    "The dead-all riding in one of the cars-were identified as StephenByron Spann, 21, his wife, Jackie Dee, 21, and their daughter Jackie,3.  Also killed was Shiela Lee Frazier, 20, Lancaster.  Taken toAntelope Valley Hospital Medical Center [Lancaster, Los AngelesCounty, California] in critical condition were [others in theaccident] ..."
    --  Redlands Daily Facts, Redlands, California, Sep 17 1973,

    The article informs us that there was a daughter named Jackie.  Nodeath or burial redcord was been found for the daughter Jackei Spann.Being about 3 years old according to the article, she was born about1970.  Jackie married Stephen in October 1971.  After the discovery ofthe above death announcement in November 2015, an earlier marriagerecord was found for the first time, indicating that Jackie had beenmarried earlier, at age 16.  Her name Rousey, earlier thought to beher maiden name, was actually her first married name.  Though her namewas given in teh newspaper article as Jackie, the child's name wasactually Daw marie Rousey.

    Jackie married Archer Rousey in 1968.  This means that the daughterJackie was Archer's daughter.  This also tells us that Jackie andArcher divorced some time after Jackie's birth in 1970 and beforeSeptember 1971, when she married Stephen.

    California Death Index, 1940-1997
    Stephen B Spann
    Birth 1 Sep 1952 Oklahoma
    Death 16 Sep 1973 Los Angeles
    Social Security #573865042

    Social Security Death Index
    Stephen Spann
    Born 1 Sep 1952
    Died Sep 1973
    SSN 573-86-5042 issued California (1967)

    The death information was from the article was submitted ot the Find aGrave memorial for Jackie and Stephen.  This was before the child'scorrect name was discovered.Here is an updated summary of theinformation now known, with dates added.

    Stephen was the son of Joseph Byron Spann (1914-2005) and Helen EvelynRoss (1916-1986).  Stephen married Jackie Dee Boyer Rousey on 8October 1971.  Both Stephen and Jackie and Jackie's 3-year-olddaughter Dawn Marie Rousey all died in an automobile accident inLancaster, Los Angeles County, California, on 16 September 1973. --Source: article in the Redlands Daily Facts newspaper, Redlands (SanBernardino County, California), Sep 17 1973.

    Stephen Byron Spann
    Birth Sep 1, 1952 Oklahoma, USA
    Death Sep 16, 1973 Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California, USA

    Spouse Jackie Dee Boyer Spann (1952 - 1973)

    Stephen B SPANN

    Stephen was the son of Joseph Byron Spann (1914-2005) and Helen EvelynRoss (1916-1986).

    Stephen married Jackie Dee Boyer Rousey on 8 October 1971. BothStephen and Jackie and Jackie's 3-year-old daughter Dawn Marie Rouseyall died in an automobile accident in Lancaster, Los Angeles County,California, on 16 September 1973.  Dawn Marie is buried beside hermother and stepfather.  -- Source: article in the Redlands Daily Factsnewspaper, Redlands (San Bernardino County, California, Sep 17 1973.Courtesy of Orville

    Stephen Byron Spann, his wife Jackie Dee (Rousey) (1952 - 1973) andtheir 3-years-old daughter Jackie [Dawn Marie] all died in anautomobile crash in Lancaster, Los Angeles.

    Created by H BRAUN Oct 12, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #153626890,


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