James W Stevens

Male1 October 1837–18 March 1907

Brief Life History of James W

When James W Stevens was born on 1 October 1837, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James P. Stephens, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Sally Seabolt, was 30. He married Talitha Ann Kelley in 1867, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Smith, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 March 1907, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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James W Stevens
Talitha Ann Kelley
Marriage: 1867
Caswell William Stevens
Henry Y Stevens
Ella Stevens

Sources (13)

  • James Stephens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James W Steavens, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • James W. Stevens, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1867Smith, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 9

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 25

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    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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