Chandler White Stearns

18 October 1845–8 October 1864 (Age 18)
Bergen, Bergen, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Chandler White

When Chandler White Stearns was born on 18 October 1845, in Bergen, Bergen, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Alfred Stearns, was 41 and his mother, Esther C Norris, was 40. He died on 8 October 1864, in Brownsville, Logan, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Stearns
Esther C Norris
Ann Eliza Stearns
Benjamin Stearns
Adelbert Stearns
Grace A Stearns
Chandler White Stearns

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World Events (3)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 16

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chandler Sternes in household of Alford Sternes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chandler W Stearns in household of Alfred Stearns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chandler W Stearns, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

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