George Harrison Steves

24 January 1840–9 July 1917 (Age 77)
Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of George Harrison

When George Harrison Steves was born on 24 January 1840, in Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Jeremiah Steves, was 39 and his mother, Sally Silver, was 35. He married Lucinda R. Wiltsie in 1861. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Busti, Busti, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1875 and Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 9 July 1917, in New York County, New York, United States, at the age of 77.

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George Harrison Steves
Lucinda R. Wiltsie
Marriage: 1861
Ida B. Steves
Jeremiah Steves
Maty L Steves
Melvin Frank Steves

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    Melvin Frank Steves


    Maty L Steves


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Dayton was incorporated as a city.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 21

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Stevens .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marrion Steves in household of Jerimah Steves, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harrison Steves in household of Jerimiah Steves, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George H Steves, "United States Census, 1870"

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