Parthena Stevens

Female7 June 1794–

Brief Life History of Parthena

When Parthena Stevens was born on 7 June 1794, in Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Reuben Stevens, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Scribner, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Herman W. Strong.

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Family Time Line

Herman W. Strong
1800–
Parthena Stevens
1794–
Cyrus S. Strong
1827–1910

Sources (2)

  • Parthena Strong in household of Herman W Strong, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Parthena STRONG, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 8

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 31

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 (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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