Eva Effie Fleming

21 January 1804–21 September 1888 (Age 84)
Parker, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Eva Effie

When Eva Effie Fleming was born on 21 January 1804, in Parker, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, William Fleming, was 39 and her mother, Anna Catharine Philhower, was 34. She married Richard Stevens on 2 April 1823, in Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1850. She died on 21 September 1888, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairmount, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Stevens
1798–
Eva Effie Fleming
1804–1888
Marriage: 2 April 1823
Eliza Ann Stephens
1824–1880
Richard Stevens
1825–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1823
Morris, New Jersey, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

    Mary Fleming

    Female1790–Female

    Catherine Fleming

    Female1791–1853Female

    Elizabeth Fleming

    Female1795–1817Female

    Abigail Fleming

    Female1797–1817Female

    Charity Fleming

    Female1799–1820Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820

Age 16

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 26

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

1 English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. In the Middle Ages there was considerable commercial intercourse between England and the Netherlands, particularly in the wool trade, and many Flemish weavers and dyers settled in England. The word reflects a Norman French form of Old French flamenc, from the stem flam- + the Germanic suffix -ing. The surname is also common in south and east Scotland and in Ireland, where it is sometimes found in the Gaelicized form Pléimeann.2 German: variant of Flemming , cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effy Fleming in household of Anna Fleming, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Effee Flemming, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Effie Flemming, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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