John Stevenson

11 November 1861–21 May 1916 (Age 54)
Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John

John Stevenson was born on 11 November 1861, in Crawford, Ohio, United States as the son of Henry Stevenson and Sally Shutt. He married Laura Ann Schaal on 4 December 1884. He died on 21 May 1916, in Republic, Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 54.

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John Stevenson
Laura Ann Schaal
Marriage: 4 December 1884

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 2
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 15
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • John Stevenson, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"
  • John Shutt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John Shutt, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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