Sarah Albinah Stephenson

Female4 April 1830–22 June 1914

Brief Life History of Sarah Albinah

When Sarah Albinah Stephenson was born on 4 April 1830, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Preston Brown Stephenson, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Reedy, was 28. She married Thomas Jefferson Barnett on 1 March 1848, in Omphghent Township, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Madison, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Hamel, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 22 June 1914, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Quercus Grove Cemetery, Hamel Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Barnett
Sarah Albinah Stephenson
Marriage: 1 March 1848
William Anson Barnett
Sabra Starr Barnett
Otis Barnett
Juliet Barnett

Sources (15)

  • Sarah Barnett in household of F J Barnett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Stevenson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sarah Albinah Stephenson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1848Omphghent Township, Madison, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 2

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 20

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


    Age 33

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen . Compare Stevenson 1.

    English (Durham): variant of Stevenson .

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

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