Ellen Stevens

20 March 1857–9 November 1945 (Age 88)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Stevens was born on 20 March 1857, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Stevens I, was 42 and her mother, Christiana Lynd, was 39. She married James William Broadbent on 7 December 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 November 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Broadbent
Ellen Stevens
Marriage: 7 December 1874
William James Stevens Broadbent
Nellie Leone Broadbent

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 6
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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.

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    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 (25)

    • Eleanor Stevens in household of Stevens, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ellen Set... in entry for Paul Lester Devenport and Nellie Leona Broadbent, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ellen in entry for William J Stevens, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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