Isaac Stevenson

Brief Life History of Isaac

When Isaac Stevenson was born on 5 January 1839, in Staunton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, John W Stevenson, was 32 and his mother, Dianna Greening, was 28. He married Sarah Jane Self on 4 April 1860, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Labette, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Lincoln Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 16 November 1920, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Isaac Stevenson
Sarah Jane Self
Marriage: 4 April 1860
Francis Marion Stevenson
Martha Stephenson
John W Stevenson
Ina Stevenson
Robert Wesley Stevenson

Sources (18)

  • Izac Stevenson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isaac Stevenson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863

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Name Meaning

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’.

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

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