Steven Greenleaf Stevens

24 February 1782–25 August 1843 (Age 61)
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Steven Greenleaf

When Steven Greenleaf Stevens was born on 24 February 1782, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Stevens, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Wood, was 33. He married Ruth Elliot on 8 March 1810, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 August 1843, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Rumford Center, Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Steven Greenleaf Stevens
Ruth Elliot
Marriage: 8 March 1810
Grace Bradley Stevens
Benjamin W. Stevens
Stephen Greenleaf Stevens
Francis Cushman Stevens
Thomas J. Stevens
Mabel Waite Stevens
Samuel Bradley Stevens
William Freeman Stevens

Spouse and Children

8 March 1810
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States


    Grace Bradley Stevens


    Benjamin W. Stevens


    Stephen Greenleaf Stevens


    Francis Cushman Stevens


    Thomas J. Stevens


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Stevens





    Mabel Jenners Stevens


    Grace Stevens


    John Stevens



    Aaron Stevens


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 6

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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Story Highlight

Information from The History of Rumford, available at

From The History of Rumford: John Stevens, called "Merchant," was one of the largest proprietors of New Pennacook, and his son, Stephen G. Stevens, settled here. John Stevens was the son of John and …

Sources (3)

  • Stephen G Stevens, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Stephen G Stevens, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Stephen G Stevens, "United States Census, 1830"

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