Amanda Stebbins

Brief Life History of Amanda

When Amanda Stebbins was born on 16 February 1807, in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Stebbins, was 35 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Sanderson, was 31. She married Rev. Robert Dean about 1820, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 April 1868, in Royalton, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 61.

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Rev. Robert Dean
Amanda Stebbins
Marriage: about 1820
Mary Ann Dean
Herman J. Dean
Albert J Dean

Sources (5)

  • Amanda Deen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Stebbins, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Amanda Dean, "New York State Census, 1855"

World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


Established in 1817.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Essex): habitational name from Stebbing (Essex). The placename means ‘the people of a man called Stybba’ or ‘the people of the tree stumps’, from an Old English personal name Stybba or Old English stybb ‘tree stump’ + the groupname suffix -ingas.

History: Edward Stebbins was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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