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
1782–1843
Ruth Elliot
1790–
Marriage: 8 March 1810
Grace Bradley Stevens
1811–1892
Benjamin W. Stevens
1814–1892
Stephen Greenleaf Stevens
1816–1882
Francis Cushman Stevens
1818–1889
Thomas J. Stevens
1820–1878
Mabel Waite Stevens
1826–
Samuel Bradley Stevens
1828–
William Freeman Stevens
1831–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 March 1810
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States
children

(8)

    Grace Bradley Stevens

    Female1811–1892Female

    Benjamin W. Stevens

    Male1814–1892Male

    Stephen Greenleaf Stevens

    Male1816–1882Male

    Francis Cushman Stevens

    Male1818–1889Male

    Thomas J. Stevens

    Male1820–1878Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Stevens

    Male1748–1792Male

    Female1749–1794Female

siblings

(7)

    Mabel Jenners Stevens

    Female1776–1836Female

    Grace Stevens

    Female1778–Female

    John Stevens

    Male1780–Male

    Male1782–1843Male

    Aaron Stevens

    Male1785–1877Male

+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 archive.org

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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