Samuel Stephens

6 September 1802–9 January 1876 (Age 73)
Dana, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Stephens was born on 6 September 1802, in Dana, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Robert Stephens, was 29 and his mother, Abigail Davis, was 25. He married Relief Crosby from 1830 to 1840, in Wales, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 January 1876, in Wales, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Goodleberg Cemetery, Wales, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Stephens
1802–1876
Relief Crosby
1802–1844
Marriage: from 1830 to 1840
Warren William Stevens
1835–1899
Althera Stephens
1836–1894
Sythera Stephens
1836–1904
George Stephens
1840–1918
Anson Smith Stevens
1842–1923

Spouse and Children

    Male1802–1876Male

    Relief Crosby

    Female1802–1844Female

MARRIAGE
from 1830 to 1840
Wales, Erie, New York, United States
children

(5)

    Warren William Stevens

    Male1835–1899Male

    Female1836–1894Female

    Sythera Stephens

    Female1836–1904Female

    George Stephens

    Male1840–1918Male

    Anson Smith Stevens

    Male1842–1923Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1773–1853Male

    Abigail Davis

    Female1777–1863Female

siblings

(10)

    Elizabeth "Betsey" Stephens

    Female1795–1879Female

    Thomas Stephens

    Male1798–1869Male

    Male1800–1857Male

    Male1802–1876Male

    Female1805–1895Female

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Stevens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Stephins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Stevens, "New York State Census, 1865"

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