Nathaniel Stevens

Male6 June 1721–8 October 1798

Brief Life History of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Stevens was born on 6 June 1721, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Stevens Jr, was 26 and his mother, Mindwell Graves, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Sarah Griswold. He died on 8 October 1798, in North Madison, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Nathaniel Stevens
Sarah Griswold
Nathaniel Stevens
Jershua Stevens
Samuel Stevens

Sources (7)

  • Nathaniel Steavens, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)

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World Events (4)


Age 55

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 60

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1783 · A Free America

Age 62

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.

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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