Hannah Roancy Stevens

Brief Life History of Hannah Roancy

When Hannah Roancy Stevens was born on 23 January 1838, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, Willard Stevens, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Russell, was 44. She married Elmer Goss on 14 December 1856, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 12 March 1923, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Elmer Goss
Hannah Roancy Stevens
Marriage: 14 December 1856
Edward James Goss
Willard Stevens Goss

Sources (32)

  • Ronney H Brown in household of Hopkin R Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Roancy Stevens, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Roancy Stevens Goss, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)


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


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1864 · St. Albans Raid

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

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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