William Stedman

4 March 1795–9 June 1870 (Age 75)
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of William

When William Stedman was born on 4 March 1795, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Capt. Thomas Steadman, was 28 and his mother, Lydia Sweet, was 28. He married Lucinda Heath about 1819, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tyringham, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 9 June 1870, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Tyringham, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Stedman
Lucinda Heath
Marriage: about 1819
Hannah C Steadman
Lydia C. Stedman
Sophia Stedman
Esther S Stedman
Martin Van Buren Stedman
Edward W Steadman
Charles H Stedman

Spouse and Children

about 1819
Massachusetts, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Steadman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Steadman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Stedman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Stedman in household of Charles Stedman, "United States Census, 1870"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.