Sarah Stevens

19 January 1766–14 August 1823 (Age 57)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Stevens was born on 19 January 1766, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asa Stevens Sr, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ann Adams, was 28. She married Anderson Dana Jr. in January 1786, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 14 August 1823, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Anderson Dana Jr.
Sarah Stevens
Marriage: January 1786
Amelia Dana
Amiah Dana
Laura Dana
Asa Stevens Dana
Sarah Dana
Francis Dana
Louisa H. Dana
Anderson Dana Jr.
Eleazar Dana
Robert Sylvester Dana
Mary Dana
Charles Dana

Spouse and Children

January 1786
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 10

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 17

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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.

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  • Sarah Stevens, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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