Joann Stephens

1552–1593 (Age 41)
Exeter, Devon, England

The Life of Joann

When Joann Stephens was born in 1552, in Exeter, Devon, England, her father, Edward Stephens, was -16 and her mother, Margaret Stevens, was 21. She died in 1593, in Devon, England, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Edward Stephens
1568–1626
Margaret Stevens
1531–1643
Joann Stephens
1552–1593

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World Events (3)

1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 6

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 17

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 19

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.

Name Meaning

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

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

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