Sophie Susanah Stevenson

Female16 June 1899–25 February 1989

Brief Life History of Sophie Susanah

When Sophie Susanah Stevenson was born on 16 June 1899, in Ghana, her father, James Finlay Stevenson, was 36 and her mother, Sophy Maria Christina Ebner, was 38. She married Frank Holden on 14 July 1917, in Ghana. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 25 February 1989, in Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 89, and was buried in Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia.

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Frank Holden
1897–1976
Sophie Susanah Stevenson
1899–1989
Marriage: 14 July 1917
Francis James Holden
1918–1986

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1917Ghana
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1901

    Age 2

    First Federal election.

    1901

    Age 2

    The Australian flag flown for the first time.

    1939

    Age 40

    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .

    Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.

    English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.

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

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