Emma Crowden

17 June 1823–9 December 1900 (Age 77)
Bridgwater, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Crowden was born on 17 June 1823, in Bridgwater, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Crowden, was 30 and her mother, Charlotte Brewer, was 32. She married Joseph Stevens on 23 October 1842, in Church, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880 and Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 December 1900, in Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Stevens Cemetery, Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Stevens
Emma Crowden
Marriage: 13 June 1847
Sarah Ann Stevens
William Henry Stevens
Ellen Christiana Stevens
Simon Percival Stevens
Emeline Augusta Stevens
Theophilus Franklin Stevens
Isaac Thomas Stevens
Abigail Charlotte Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1847Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 10
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Crowden, in Derbyshire and Devon. The first is named from Old English crāwe ‘crow’ + denu ‘valley’; the second from Old English crāwe + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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    Emma Crowden Stevens

    Emma Crowden was born on June 17, 1823 in Bridgwater, Somersetshire, England, which is located in the southwestern part of the country, just across the Bristol Channel from Wales. Emma was the daught …

    Sources (51)

    • Emma Stephens in household of William Stephens, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emma Crowden in entry for Abbie S Watterson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Emma Stevens in household of William Stevens, "United States Census, 1860"

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