John Emory Stevenson I

15 January 1828–25 September 1883 (Age 55)
Harlansburg, Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Emory

When John Emory Stevenson I was born on 15 January 1828, in Harlansburg, Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah Scott Stevenson, was 27 and his mother, Mary W Emery, was 23. He married Elizabeth Ann Esslin in 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 25 September 1883, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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John Emory Stevenson I
1828–1883
Elizabeth Ann Esslin
1832–1903
Marriage: 1850
John Emory Stevenson II
1852–1922
Elizabeth Ann Stevenson
1852–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1850
Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . As a North American surname, it has assimilated some European cognates such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (2)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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