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.
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’.
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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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