Steven Greenleaf Stevens

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    8 March 1810Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States
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    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 (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

    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 (28)

    • Stephen Greenleaf Stevens, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Stephen G Stevens, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Greenleaf in entry for Benjamin W. Stevens, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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