Stephen Medbury

Brief Life History of Stephen

When Stephen Medbury was born on 9 March 1805, in Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Stephen Medbury, was 34 and his mother, Tabitha Angell, was 30. He married Athalinda Calkins about 1831, in Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States for about 5 years and Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 9 November 1868, in Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Stephen Medbury
Athalinda Calkins
Marriage: about 1831
Oscar H. Medbury
Caroline Cornelia Medbury
Kate Clarissa Medbury

Sources (4)

  • George Medbury, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Stephen Medbury, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Stephen Medbury, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


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

1825 · The Crimes Act

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 (Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex): habitational name from Medbury in Elstow (Bedfordshire). The placename derives from Old English mægth ‘maiden’ or mægden ‘maiden’ + burg ‘fortress’. This name is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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