Josephine Stevens Waldo

6 January 1837–20 December 1918 (Age 82)
Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Josephine Stevens

When Josephine Stevens Waldo was born on 6 January 1837, in Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Spencer Waldo, was 47 and her mother, Mabala Stevens, was 29. She married Samuel Allen on 21 December 1874, in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 20 December 1918, in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Allen
Josephine Stevens Waldo
Marriage: 21 December 1874
Mary Louise Allen

Spouse and Children

21 December 1874
Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Mary Louise Allen


Parents and Siblings



    Frances Waldo



    Homer Hayward Waldo


    Melissa Ann Waldo


    Louisa Maria Waldo


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 9

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

Age 9

Iowa is the 29th state.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Waldie .2 German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in Pomerania and Brandenburg called Waldow.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Josephine S. Waldo, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Josephine Waldo in entry for A. Jasper Mccune and Mary L. Thrasher, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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