William Pitt Stevens

30 November 1770–2 December 1857 (Age 87)
Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of William Pitt

When William Pitt Stevens was born on 30 November 1770, in Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Stevens, was 31 and his mother, Lois Camp, was 26. He married Clarissa Stevens on 12 April 1794, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1800. He died on 2 December 1857, in Brunswick, Medina, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Brunswick, Medina, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Pitt Stevens
1770–1857
Lydia Deming
1775–1845
Marriage: 22 May 1809
Lydia Stevens
1810–1854
William Pitt Stevens
1811–1881
Lucy Stevens
1813–1845
Mary Stevens
1815–1885
Maria Stevens
1817–1865
Campbell Pitt Stevens
1818–1818

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1809
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Lydia Stevens

    Female1810–1854Female

    William Pitt Stevens

    Male1811–1881Male

    Lucy Stevens

    Female1813–1845Female

    Mary Stevens

    Female1815–1885Female

    Maria Stevens

    Female1817–1865Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 11

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 24

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • William Pitt Stevens, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • William Pitt Stevens, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • William Stevens, "Find A Grave Index"

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