Isaac Stevens

1752–1816 (Age 64)
Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Stevens was born in 1752, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Stevens, was 31 and his mother, Experience Wheeler Coit, was 26. He married Elisabeth Spalding in 1772. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1816, in Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Stevens
1752–1816
Elisabeth Spalding
1751–1839
Marriage: 1772
Daniel Stevens
1774–1854
Isaac Stevens
1776–
Samuel Coit Stevens
1779–
Elizabeth Stevens
1781–1852
Rachel Stevens
1782–1833
Samuel Coit
1791–
Polly Stevens
1784–1833
Lurenda Stevens
1789–1839
Augustus Nathaniel Stevens
1799–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1772
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 29

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 34

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Isaac Stevens in entry for Augustus N. Stevens, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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