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
Elizabeth Stevens
Marriage: 2 February 1836
Joseph Lingley
Heurretta W Shanks
Alice Elizabeth Lingley
William Henry Lingley

Spouse and Children

2 February 1836
Westfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada


    Joseph Lingley


    Heurretta W Shanks


    Alice Elizabeth Lingley


    William Henry Lingley


Parents and Siblings



+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.

Age 66

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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