Sarah Jane Stephens

Female14 August 1822–6 January 1894

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Stephens was born on 14 August 1822, in Columbus, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Henry Stephens Jr, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Jane Tillman, was 34. She married John Henry Walters on 8 September 1836, in Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 7 Dixons, Pike, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 6 January 1894, in Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Beulah Cemetery, Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Walters
Sarah Jane Stephens
Marriage: 8 September 1836
Mary C Walters
Martha Jane Walters
Kitsy Ann Walters
Joel Walters
Sarah Walters
Susan Virginia Walters
John Franklin Walters
James F. Walters
William Jasper Walters
Julia Ann V Walters
Frances Ella Walters

Sources (15)

  • Sarah J Walters in household of John H Walters, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Jane Stephens, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Sarah "Sallie" Jane Stephens Walters, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1836Pike, Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    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.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 8

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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