Sarah Stevens

Female8 April 1713–24 July 1797

Brief Life History 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 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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Enoch Lawrence
Sarah Stevens
Marriage: 29 January 1734
Samuel Lawrence
Richard Lawrence
Lt. Enoch Lawrence
Sarah Lawrence
Lydia Lawrence
Stephen Lawrence
Daniel Lawrence
Lois Lawrence
Hannah Lawrence

Sources (32)

  • Sary Stevens, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Sarah Stevens Lawrence, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1734Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 63

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


    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 (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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