Stephen Winans

2 August 1810–14 May 1885 (Age 74)
Union, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Winans was born on 2 August 1810, in Union, New Jersey, United States, his father, Stephen Winans, was 37 and his mother, Susannah Clark, was 36. He married Elizabeth Johnston on 4 April 1831, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 May 1885, in Sweetland, Nevada, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Winans
1810–1885
Elizabeth Johnston
1811–1876
Marriage: 4 April 1831
Stephen Johnston Winans
1832–1862
Elizabeth Winans
1834–
Mary Mc Alister Winans
1836–1884
Robert Ogden Winans
1839–1904
Samuel Winans
1842–
James Edwin Winans
1845–
Elizabeth LaBelle Winans
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1831
Miami, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Stephen Johnston Winans

    Male1832–1862Male

    Elizabeth Winans

    Female1834–Female

    Mary Mc Alister Winans

    Female1836–1884Female

    Robert Ogden Winans

    Male1839–1904Male

    Samuel Winans

    Male1842–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1773–1850Male

    Susannah Clark

    Female1774–1846Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 10

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the medieval personal name Winant .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Winans, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen Winans, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen Winans, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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