Alfred Stevens I

9 January 1815–31 August 1881 (Age 66)
Mistley, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alfred

When Alfred Stevens I was born on 9 January 1815, in Mistley, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Aaron Bethel Stevens, was 29 and his mother, Louisa Betts, was 17. He married Christiana Lynd on 2 June 1837, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. In 1850, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as sailed on vessel "westmoreland" in Quebec, Canada. He died on 31 August 1881, in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Stevens I
1815–1881
Christiana Lynd
1817–1888
Marriage: 2 June 1837
Hannah Louisa Stevens
1838–1914
Alfred Stevens II
1840–1874
Ann Agnes Stevens
1841–1886
Jane Clarissa Stevens
1844–1863
Aaron Bethel Stevens
1846–1847
Charles Lind Stevens
1846–1848
Elizabeth Stevens
1848–1848
Christina Stevens
1849–1850
Christina Kitty Stevens
1853–1936
Robert Lynd Stevens
1855–1893
Ellen Stevens
1857–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1837Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1823
    Age 8
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 16
    "The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
    1834 · Removal of Menagerie from the Tower of London
    Age 19
    The royal menagerie was something more of a zoo with different types of animals and was removed from the tower in 1835.

    Name Meaning

    English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stephans
    Steeves
    Stephens
    Stevers
    Steven

    Story Highlight

    Alfred Steven's Daughters, Hannah and Jane's Immigration to America

    Once converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ, Alfred and Christina Stevens and their family seemed to have no other thought than to come to America to be with the Saints. Their oldest daughter, Hannah …

    Sources (28)

    • Essex, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1918
    • Stevens, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alfred Stevens in entry for Thomas Thynn and Ann Agnes Stevens, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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