Faulkner's first Stevens appears in this 1930 short story, as "Judge Stevens," though he is also one of the two mayors of Jefferson mentioned in the story; the other is a Sartoris, which establishes the social status of the Stevens family from the start. The fact that he is 80 years old makes it possible that this "Stevens" is also the one who first came to Yoknapatawpha, but we are assuming he is that man's son. (There's another Judge Stevens in the canon, Lemuel, the father of Gavin and Maggie - but if this man was Lemuel, Lemuel would have had to be about 90 when his oldest child was born.)

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Judge Stevens - "A Rose for Emily"