William Stephens

1790–5 February 1876 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

William Stephens was born in 1790, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Phebe Coles about 1818, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 5 February 1876, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Willow Wood, Windsor Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Stephens
1790–1876
Phebe Coles
1791–1879
Marriage: about 1818
Samuel C. Stephens
1818–
Deborah Stephens
1819–1893
William M. Stephens
1824–
Rebecca Stephens
1820–
Anna D. Stephens
1822–
Samuel Stephens
1824–
Anna Stephens
1828–

Spouse and Children

    Male1790–1876Male

    Phebe Coles

    Female1791–1879Female

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Samuel C. Stephens

    Male1818–Male

    Deborah Stephens

    Female1819–1893Female

    Rebecca Stephens

    Female1820–Female

    Anna D. Stephens

    Female1822–Female

    William M. Stephens

    Male1824–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 29

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Stephens, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • 1870 United States Federal Census

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