Hannah Eliza Stevens

20 August 1805–11 October 1871 (Age 66)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah Eliza

When Hannah Eliza Stevens was born on 20 August 1805, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Virannus Stevens, was 25 and her mother, Mary Phelps, was 21. She married John Adams Sheldon on 3 December 1829. She lived in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1860. She died on 11 October 1871, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Adams Sheldon
Hannah Eliza Stevens
Marriage: 3 December 1829
Benjamin Sheldon
William Stevens Sheldon
Mary Sheldon
Harriet Eliza Sheldon
Edwin Sheldon

Spouse and Children

3 December 1829


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

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 Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah E Sheldon in household of John A Sheldon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah E Sheldon in household of William S Sheldon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Eliza Sheldon, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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