John William Stephen

28 February 1868–14 November 1953 (Age 85)
Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John William

When John William Stephen was born on 28 February 1868, in Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Stephen, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Davidson, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Jemima Hampton. He lived in Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland for about 20 years. He died on 14 November 1953, in Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John William Stephen
1868–1953
Jemima Hampton
1873–
Alexander Grieve Hampton Stephen
1899–1983

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John Stephen

    Male1839–1902Male

    Mary Ann Davidson

    Female1843–Female

siblings

(6)

    James Davidson Stephen

    Male1864–1932Male

    Joseph Stephen

    Male1866–1953Male

    Male1868–1953Male

    Mary Ann Stephen

    Female1870–Female

    David Stephen

    Male1872–1872Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 6

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 28

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

Greek: From a Greek word signifying a crown or garland. Steaphan is a Gaelic form of Stephen. Stefne is an Anglo-Norman form of Stephen. Stephana is an English female name from Stephen. Tenard is an Anglo-Norman form of Stephen.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John William Steven in household of John Steven, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • John W Stephen in household of Mary Stephen, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • John Stephen in household of John Stephen, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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