Delana Biles Stephens

4 November 1843–12 June 1895 (Age 51)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Delana Biles

When Delana Biles Stephens was born on 4 November 1843, in New York, United States, her father, Sylvanus Stephens, was 33 and her mother, Mary Effie Zielie, was 31. She married Andrew Hamilton Ballagh on 1 January 1869, in Johnson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States in 1850 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 12 June 1895, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hamilton Ballagh
Delana Biles Stephens
Marriage: 1 January 1869
Joseph Ballagh
Berlin P. Ballagh Sr
Mamie June Ballagh
Melbourne "Mernie" Stephens Ballagh
Gypsy Erma Ballagh
Edison Ingersol Ballagh
Trenton Jay Albert Ballagh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1869Johnson, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 5
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Delany Stevens in household of Sylvenus Stevens, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Delena Stephens in entry for Edison I Ballagh and Bertha V Ashley, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Ielana Stephens in entry for Gypsy Erma Myers, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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