Archibald Benjamin Stephenson

13 September 1843–9 June 1905 (Age 61)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Archibald Benjamin

When Archibald Benjamin Stephenson was born on 13 September 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Isaac Henderson Stephenson, was 35 and his mother, Mary Pugh, was 37. He married Susan Mariah Simkins on 13 March 1871, in Adamsville, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 June 1905, in Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mapleton, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Archibald Benjamin Stephenson
Susan Mariah Simkins
Marriage: 13 March 1871
Elizabeth Ann Stephenson
Mary Isabelle Stephenson
Harris Archibald Stephenson
Daniel Preston Stephenson
Susan Mariah Stephenson
Charles Francis Stephenson
Alice May Stephenson
Leland Henderson Stephenson
Ven Dean Stephenson

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  • Marriage
    13 March 1871Adamsville, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen . Compare Stevenson 1.English (Durham): variant of Stevenson .

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

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    History of Archibald Benjamin Stephenson

    This is a short history of Archibald Benjamin Stephenson who was born the 13th day of September, 1843 in Hancock County, Illinois. He was the son of Isaac Henderson Stephenson and Mary Pugh. To our …

    Sources (30)

    • Archibald Stephenson in entry for Elizabeth Ann Morehead, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Archibald Stevenson in household of Susan Young, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Archibald Stephenson in entry for Harris Archibald Stephenson and Millie Goodridge Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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