Mary Stephenson

October 1770–1846 (Age 75)
Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Stephenson was born in October 1770, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, her father, Edward Stephenson, was 31 and her mother, Margaret McNeal, was 40. She married Benoni Fleming in 1788. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1846, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fleming Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benoni Fleming
1768–1856
Mary Stephenson
1770–1846
Marriage: 1788
George Fleming
1789–
Edward Fleming
1812–
Stephenson Fleming
1814–
Margaret Fleming
1793–1828
Boaz Fleming
1793–1846
John Stephenson Fleming
1795–1871
Matthew Fleming
1798–1853
Rhoda Fleming
1802–1854
Alfred Fleming
1804–1883
Benjamin Fleming
1806–1891
Fielden Fleming
1808–1881
Nancy A Fleming
1810–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1788
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge

Age 7

The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.
1791

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Stevenson, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"
  • Benoni Fleming in entry for John W Kelly and Rhoda Fleming, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Margaret Fleming in entry for Samuel Courtney and Nancy Fleming, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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