Stephen Landers

10 August 1785–19 July 1870 (Age 84)
Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Landers was born on 10 August 1785, in Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ebenezer Landers, was 26 and his mother, Olive Osborne, was 27. He married Polly Long in 1810, in Afton, Afton, Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bainbridge, Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States in 1850 and Afton, Afton, Chenango, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 19 July 1870, at the age of 84, and was buried in Afton, Afton, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Landers
Polly Long
Marriage: 1810
Stephen Presson Landers
John T. Lander
Thomas Landers
Olive Landers
Ebenezer Landers
Rexaville Landers
Mary Eliza Landers

Spouse and Children

Afton, Afton, Chenango, New York, United States


    Stephen Presson Landers


    Olive Landers


    Ebenezer Landers


    John T. Lander


    Thomas Landers


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Lander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Landers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Stephen Sanders, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen Landers in household of Thomas Landers, "New York State Census, 1865"

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