Henry Stevens

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Stevens was born on 9 March 1784, in Maryland, United States, his father, Richard Stevens, was 49 and his mother, Lydia Garner Stevens, was 42. He married Hannah Mariah Bennett on 17 January 1805, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1840 and Hartford, Ohio, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 July 1874, in No Creek, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Carson Cemetery, Hartford, Ohio, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Stevens
Hannah Mariah Bennett
Marriage: 17 January 1805
Nancy Stevens
John Bennett Stevens
Richard Stevens
Charles Wesley Stevens
Sarah Ann Stevens
William Fletcher Stevens
Rev James Axley Stevens
Mary Elizabeth Stevens
Martha Green Stevens
Susan Stevens
Henry T. Stevens
Lydia Charlotte Stevens
Rachael Stephens
Ellen Stevens
Altha J Stevens

Sources (12)

  • Henry Stevens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Stevens, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Henry Stevens, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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