Simon Percival Stevens

7 January 1854–19 December 1898 (Age 44)
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Simon Percival

When Simon Percival Stevens was born on 7 January 1854, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Stevens, was 34 and his mother, Emma Crowden, was 30. He lived in Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 December 1898, in Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Stevens
1819–1902
Emma Crowden
1823–1900
Sarah Ann Stevens
1847–1887
William Henry Stevens
1849–1913
Ellen Christiana Stevens
1851–1927
Simon Percival Stevens
1854–1898
Emeline Augusta Stevens
1856–1918
Theophilus Franklin Stevens
1860–1879
Isaac Thomas Stevens
1863–1930
Abigail Charlotte Stevens
1865–1903

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 9
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 12
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.

Possible Related Names

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Story Highlight

Emma Crowden Stevens

Emma Crowden was born on June 17, 1823 in Bridgwater, Somersetshire, England, which is located in the southwestern part of the country, just across the Bristol Channel from Wales. Emma was the daught …

Sources (6)

  • S P Stevens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Simon Stevens in household of William Stevens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Simon P. Stevens, "Mormon Migration Database, 1840-1932"

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