John Stephenson

1809–1861 (Age 52)
Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Stephenson was born in 1809, in Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1861, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52.

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John Stephenson
1809–1861
Ann or Nancy Gill
1807–

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 6

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 14

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 24

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

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