Harriet Appleton Stevens

22 May 1821–17 November 1903 (Age 82)
Mont Vernon, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Harriet Appleton

When Harriet Appleton Stevens was born on 22 May 1821, in Mont Vernon, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Asa Stevens, was 34 and her mother, Mary Anne Appleton, was 29. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with John D. Nutter. She died on 17 November 1903, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mont Vernon, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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John D. Nutter
Harriet Appleton Stevens
John Appleton Nutter
Catherine Nutter
ACS Nutter
William Dennett Nutter Dr.

Spouse and Children



    John Appleton Nutter


    Catherine Nutter


    ACS Nutter


    William Dennett Nutter Dr.


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Anne Appleton




    David Stevens


    Calvin Stevens


    William Stevens


    Mary Ann Stevens



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 12

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 25

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

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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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Nutter in household of John Nutter, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Harriet L Nutter in household of John D Nutter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet A Nutter in household of William D Nutter, "United States Census, 1900"

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