Alexander B Stithem

26 March 1785–January 1867 (Age 81)
Maine, United States

The Life of Alexander B

When Alexander B Stithem was born on 26 March 1785, in Maine, United States, his father, James Stithem, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ida R Matthias, was 42. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Elizabeth Patch. He lived in Gibson Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1805. He died in January 1867, in Union, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States.

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Alexander B Stithem
Elizabeth Patch
Andrew Samuel Stithem
Sara Martha Stithem
William James Stithem
Amos Stithem

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    James Stithem


    Mary Ida R Matthias




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.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 19

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Statham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Stithem, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander B. Strathern in entry for Martha Patch, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alexander B (twin) Stithem - Government record: Census record: death: January 1867; Ohio, United States

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