Peter Cornelius Stevens

12 December 1872–11 February 1953 (Age 80)
Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Peter Cornelius

When Peter Cornelius Stevens was born on 12 December 1872, in Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, his father, James Jens Stevens, was 26 and his mother, Anna Dorothea Barnson, was 25. He married Mary Maud Brown on 3 June 1902. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Sandnes Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States for about 25 years. He died on 11 February 1953, in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Cornelius Stevens
Mary Maud Brown
Marriage: 3 June 1902
Earl Brown Stevens
Kenneth De Laight Stevens
Charlotte Dorothea Stevens
Irene Lucille Stevens
Jeanette Harriet Stevens

Spouse and Children

3 June 1902


Parents and Siblings

    James Jens Stevens


    Anna Dorothea Barnson




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 12

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Peter C Stevens in household of Hans J Stevens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Peder Stevens in household of Jens J Stevens, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Peter Stevens, "United States Census, 1910"

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