Peter Stemen

27 September 1836–28 January 1863 (Age 26)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Stemen was born on 27 September 1836, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Peter Stemen Jr., was 34 and his mother, Mary Polly Blosser, was 29. He married Catherine E. Clark on 28 March 1861. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 28 January 1863, in Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Peter Stemen
1836–1863
Catherine E. Clark
1841–1887
Marriage: 28 March 1861
Mary E. Stemen
1861–
Sarah Ella Stemen
1862–1913
Stemen
Stemen

Spouse and Children

    Male1836–1863Male

    Catherine E. Clark

    Female1841–1887Female

MARRIAGE
28 March 1861
Allen,Ohio
children

(4)

    Mary E. Stemen

    Female1861–Female

    Sarah Ella Stemen

    Female1862–1913Female

    Stemen

    FemaleFemale

    Stemen

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Stemen Jr.

    Male1802–1881Male

    Female1807–1881Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 24

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (1)

  • Peter Stemen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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