Stephen Weston

17 October 1792–28 April 1859 (Age 66)
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Weston was born on 17 October 1792, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Weston, was 32 and his mother, Abiah Fish, was 27. He married Deborah Stockbridge Turner on 31 December 1814, in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 April 1859, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Weston
1792–1859
Deborah Stockbridge Turner
1790–1882
Marriage: 31 December 1814
Celinda Ann Weston
1817–1874
Sophronia J. Weston
1820–1883
Elizabeth M. Weston
1823–1824
Stephen S. Weston
1828–1856
Gilbert A. Weston
1830–1857
Weston
1832–
Leroy P. Weston
1835–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1792–1859Male

    Deborah Stockbridge Turner

    Female1790–1882Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1814
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Celinda Ann Weston

    Female1817–1874Female

    Sophronia J. Weston

    Female1820–1883Female

    Elizabeth M. Weston

    Female1823–1824Female

    Stephen S. Weston

    Male1828–1856Male

    Gilbert A. Weston

    Male1830–1857Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Thomas Fish Weston

    Male1786–1862Male

    Dura Weston

    Male1788–1863Male

    Stephen Weston

    Male1790–1791Male

    Male1792–1859Male

    Melzar Weston

    Male1796–1863Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Weston, from Old English west ‘west’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 English: variant of Whetstone .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Stephen Weston in entry for Edward S Orcutt and Celinda Ann Weston, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Stephen Weston, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Stephen in entry for Stephen S. Weston Jr, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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