Ira Stevens

Male1827–31 October 1862

Brief Life History of Ira

When Ira Stevens was born in 1827, in Monroeville, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Elnathan L Stevens, was 28 and his mother, Phoebe Ayers Courtright, was 27. He married Mary Fairman on 29 April 1846, in Huron, Ohio, United States. He died on 31 October 1862, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Homer, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Ira Stevens
Mary Fairman
Marriage: 29 April 1846

Sources (4)

  • Ira Stevens, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Ira Stephens or Stevens, "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"
  • Ira Stephens or Stevens, "Ohio, Grave Registrations of Soldiers, 1810-1955"

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  • Marriage
    29 April 1846Huron, Ohio, United States
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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (4)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 9

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 19

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

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