Hannah Steventon

13 October 1811–6 January 1871 (Age 59)
Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Steventon was born on 13 October 1811, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Steventon, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Bettesworth, was 27. She married Charles Ford on 25 December 1830, in Saint Thomas's Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 6 January 1871, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ford
Hannah Steventon
Marriage: 25 December 1830
Edwin Ford
Alfred Charles Ford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1830Saint Thomas's Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    Age 19
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Steventon in Ludford in Shropshire or places similarly named in Berkshire and Hampshire, or Stevington End in Bartlow End (Essex), or Stevington in Bedfordshire, which was recorded as Steventon in 1284. The placenames probably derive from an Old English personal name, Stīfa, or the Old English word styfic ‘tree stump’, + the connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

    Sources (25)

    • Hanna Stephenson in entry for Edwin Ford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hannah in entry for Alfred Ford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Census, 1850, U.S. Federal

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