Ephraim Brown Stevens

6 June 1802–12 November 1850 (Age 48)
Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Ephraim Brown

When Ephraim Brown Stevens was born on 6 June 1802, in Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, Ephraim Stevens, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Brown, was 29. He married Amy Knowlton on 10 July 1825, in Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 12 November 1850, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Mount Repose Cemetery, Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Brown Stevens
1802–1850
Amy Knowlton
1806–1894
Marriage: 10 July 1825
Abigail Stevens
1827–1847
Abigail Stevens
1830–
Mary Stevens
1832–
Emily E Stevens
1833–1850
John A Stevens
1834–1836
John A Stevens
1837–1906
Edward F Stevens
1839–
Ellen F Stevens
1841–1847
Isaac C Stevens
1845–1894
Abba or Abbie F Stevens
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 July 1825
Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    Abigail Stevens

    Female1827–1847Female

    Abigail Stevens

    Female1830–Female

    Mary Stevens

    Female1832–Female

    Emily E Stevens

    Female1833–1850Female

    John A Stevens

    Male1834–1836Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Stevens

    Male1774–Male

    Female1772–1830Female

siblings

(8)

    Betsey Stevens

    Female1794–1854Female

    Female1797–1855Female

    Patie Stevens

    Female1800–Female

    Male1802–1850Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Stevens

    Female1804–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 17

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ephraim Stevens in entry for John A Stevens, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ephraim Stevens in entry for John A Stevens, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ephraim Stevens, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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