Barnabas Stephens

1730–1798 (Age 68)
Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Barnabas

When Barnabas Stephens was born in 1730, in Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Caleb Stevens, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Taylor, was 36. He married Charity Holmes Brown about 1754, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1798, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Barnabas Stephens
Charity Holmes Brown
Marriage: about 1754
Abraham Stephens
Eli Stephens
Barnabus Uriah Stevens
William Brown Stephens
Barnabus Uriah Stevens
Reuben Stephens
Winifred Stephens

Spouse and Children


    Charity Holmes Brown


about 1754
North Carolina, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 37

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

Age 46

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 53

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Barnabas Stephens or Stevens

Barnabas Stephens11, 12 was born 1730 in Bertie Co, NC, and died Bef. 1786 in Bladen Co, NC. from Includes NotesNotes for …

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