Fanny Stevenson

Female1 September 1848–28 August 1944

Brief Life History of Fanny

When Fanny Stevenson was born on 1 September 1848, in Breaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Stevenson, was 42 and her mother, Mary Vickers, was 34. She married Austin Milton Brown on 28 October 1865, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years and World in 1940. She died on 28 August 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Milton Brown
Fanny Stevenson
Marriage: 28 October 1865
John Milton Brown
Fanny Estelle Brown
Irene Elizabeth Brown
Mary Ellen Brown
Mabel Vicars Brown
Austin Earl Brown

Sources (30)

  • Fannie Stevenson Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Fannie S. Brown in entry for Austin E. Brown and Rubie Fowler, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Fanny Brown in entry for Estelle Brown, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1865Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 15

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


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1863: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 27

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .

    Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.

    English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Fanny Stevenson Brown. Written by Anna Dupaix, submitted to Adelia West Hoagland Camp

    I, Fanny Stevenson Brown, daughter of John Stevenson and Mary Vickers, was born at Breaston, Derbyshire, England, September 1st, 1848. My mother was born in Little Eaton Derbyshire, the daughter of J …

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