Sarah Stevens

8 April 1713–24 July 1797 (Age 84)
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Stevens was born on 8 April 1713, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Stevens, was 38 and her mother, Hannah Heald, was 36. She married Ensign Enoch Lawrence on 29 January 1734, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 24 July 1797, in Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mason, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ensign Enoch Lawrence
1710–1778
Sarah Stevens
1713–1797
Marriage: 29 January 1734
Samuel Lawrence
1734–
Richard Lawrence
1736–1815
Lt. Enoch Lawrence
1738–1809
Sarah Lawrence
1740–1763
Lydia Lawrence
1742–1789
Stephen Lawrence
1744–1824
Daniel Lawrence
1746–1751
Lois Lawrence
1746–1817
Hannah Lawrence
1748–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1734
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 63

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 63

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 68

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Stephens, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sarah in entry for Hannah Laurence, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Sarah in entry for Hannah Laurence, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"

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