Elizabeth Stevens

about 1803–
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Stevens was born about 1803, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Shubael Stevens Jr., was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Merritt, was 17. She married Henry Lingley on 2 February 1836, in Westfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in Westfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, and was buried in Westfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lingley
–1881
Elizabeth Stevens
1803–
Marriage: 2 February 1836
Joseph Lingley
1841–1901
Heurretta W Shanks
1850–1932
Alice Elizabeth Lingley
1851–
William Henry Lingley
1859–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1836
Westfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(4)

    Joseph Lingley

    Male1841–1901Male

    Heurretta W Shanks

    Female1850–1932Female

    Alice Elizabeth Lingley

    Female1851–Female

    William Henry Lingley

    Male1859–1919Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 64

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 66

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1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 98

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Eliza Stevens in entry for Heurretta W Shanks, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Eliza Stephens, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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