Carrie A. Stevenson

about 1859–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Carrie A.

Carrie A. Stevenson was born about 1859, in Michigan, United States. She married Orlin Augustus Griffes on 23 December 1875, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Orlin Augustus Griffes
Carrie A. Stevenson
Marriage: 23 December 1875

Spouse and Children

23 December 1875
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 20

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . As a North American surname, it has assimilated some European cognates such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Griffes in entry for Griffes, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Carrie Griffes in entry for Griffes, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Carrie Griffes in entry for Griffes, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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