Wealthy Stephens

23 July 1802–8 October 1890 (Age 88)
Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Wealthy

Wealthy Stephens was born on 23 July 1802, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States as the daughter of Elijah Stephens and Weltha. She married Peter A. Thompson on 14 October 1828, in Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 October 1890, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Peter A. Thompson
1803–1887
Wealthy Stephens
1802–1890
Marriage: 14 October 1828
Sarah Thompson
1829–1910
Elijah Thompson
1831–1839
John Thompson
1833–1904
Emily Thompson
1835–1896
Ezra Thompson
1841–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1828
Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States
children

(5)

    Sarah Thompson

    Female1829–1910Female

    Elijah Thompson

    Male1831–1839Male

    John Thompson

    Male1833–1904Male

    Emily Thompson

    Female1835–1896Female

    Ezra Thompson

    Male1841–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Stephens

    Male–1848Male

    Weltha

    Female1770–1858Female

siblings

(11)

    Clarissa Stephens

    Female1794–Female

    Hannah Stephens

    Female1796–Female

    Nabby Stephens

    Male1798–Male

    Marshall Stephens

    Male1800–Male

    Female1802–1890Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 2

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.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wealthy Thompson in household of Peter Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wealthy Thompson in household of Peter A Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wealthy Thompson in household of Peter A Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"

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