Seated: Daniel Boone Stevens, Julius Elias Stevens, Martha Cox Stevens and Winifred
Stevens (on the floor).
Standing (from left to right) B.Evaline Stevens, Elizabeth Stevens, Charles Eleazer
Stevens (my grandfather).
The Stevens Family
Generation # 1
SAMUEL STEVENS, b. approx. 1738 m.Unknown d. Unknown
Children of Samuel & unknown are:
i.THOMAS STEVENS SR . b. 1778 in NewHampshire
2. THOMAS STEVENS SR. (Samuel Stevens) was born 1778 in New
Hampshire. He married Abigail. She was born 1775 in Maine.
Notes for Thomas Stevens Sr.: Thomas laid out the streets for the town of
Bristol, in Bristol Township, Morgan County, OH. He and his brother
David were two of the first settlers in this part of Ohio, around 1818.
In the 1850 Census for Bristol Township, Morgan Co., Ohio, Thomas is
listed as a Shoemaker, in the 1860 Census (Age 82) he was listed as a
Children of Thomas Sr. and Abigail are:
iPOLLY STEVENS b. July 1800
iiDANIEL STEVENS b. 16 March 1802; d. 01 January 1805.
iiiMOSES STEVENS, b. 16 March 1802
ivKISIAH STEVENS, b. 10 March 1804
3.v.SAMUEL STEVENS, b. 16 April 1806,Dearborn,Kennebec, ME; d.
17 August 1864 Memphis, TE.
4.viTHOMAS STEVENS b. 19 April 1807
viiABIGAIL STEVENS b. 15 February 1810
5.viiiASA STEVENS b. 9 August 1811, New
3. SAMUEL STEVENS (Thomas Stevens Sr., Samuel Stevens) was
born 16 April 1806 in Dearborn, Kennebec, Maine and died 17 august
1864 in Memphis TE. He married NANCY KENNISON, daughter of
JOSIAH KENNISON and THURIZA MCGRATH KENNISON. Nancy
was born in Kennebec, ME. 9 July 1802. He married Nancy on 03
July 1827 in Morgan County, OH, and she died 27 August 1876 in
Henry County, Iowa.
Notes for SAMUEL STEVENS: Samuel joined the Infantry at age 56.
He joined a unit called the "Graybeards", a unit for physically fit men
over the age of 40 to be used in Guard & Garrison Duty, Non-
combat. He was in Company "H". He died in Memphis,TE and is
buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, TE. In the
1850 Census for New London, Henry Co., Iowa he is listed as a
Children of SAMUEL STEVENS and NANCY KENNISON are:
iDAVID STEVENS b. 1836
iiNANCY ELLEN STEVENS b. 9 March 1838: m.
JOHN W. CARTER, 07 December 1854
iiiLOUISIANA/SUSANNE LUCAINE STEVENS,
b. 10 January 1840, Morgan Co. Ohio d. 12 April 1907 in
Sidney, Fremont, IA. M. JOHN ROWE,04 September ,
1858, in Sidney. John was b. 20 May 1829, Morgan
County, OH;d. 24 November, 1903 Sidney, Fremont Co,
4. THOMAS STEVENS, JR. (Thomas Stevens Sr.,Samuel Stevens,)
was born 19 April 1807. He married BELINDA KENNISON 03 March
1829 in Morgan County, Ohio, daughter of JOSHIAH KENNISON and
THURIZA MCGRATH. She was born 1808 in Kennebec, ME. and died
in Morgan County, Ohio.
Children of THOMAS JR.. and BELINDA KENNISON are:
6i.DANIEL BOONE STEVENS b. 09 June 1829, Morgan
Co, Ohio d. 11 February 1913 Tacoma, WA
7ii.THOMAS ELEAZER STEVENS, b. abt. 1830, Morgan
8iii.ELIAS STEVENS, b. 14 June 1835, Morgan County,
OH. d. 28 May 1872, New London, Henry Co, Iowa.
iv.MELISSA STEVENS, b. 1837
v.MARY STEVENS b. 1847
5. ASA STEVENS (THOMAS STEVENS SR, SAMUEL STEVENS)b. 9 August
1811 in New Hampshire. He married Mary A., she was b. 1828.
Children of ASA STEVENS and MARY A. are:
i.ABIGAIL STEVENS, b. 1850, Indiana
ii.WILLIAM H.A. STEVENS b. 1841, Morgan Co., Ohio
iii.JOSEPH STEVENS b. 1844, Morgan County, OH.
6. DANIEL BOONE STEVENS (THOMAS STEVENS JR, THOMAS STEVENS SR, SAMUEL
STEVENS) was born 09 June 1829 in Morgan County, OH. d.11 February
1913 in Tacoma, WA, Pierce County. He married MARTHA A. COX on
25 December 1855 in New London, Henry Co., IA, daughter of
WILLIAM COCKS/COX and ELIZABETH TEEPLE COCKS/COX.
MARTHA was born 02 November 1838 in Liverpool, Columbiana Co,
OH. and died 29 December 1905 in Puyallup, Pierce Co., WA. Buried
in Woodbine Cemetery.
Notes: Daniel Boone Stevens was a Brick Mason by trade. He had
his own business in Mount Pleasant, Iowa where he made the bricks
for the Mental Health Institute. The building burned and has been
replaced. He subsequently started a business of making bricks in
Lincoln, Nebraska. He made the bricks that covered "P Street"
downton Lincoln, which has now been paved over. He was a long
time member of the Odd Fellows.
Children of DANIEL BOONE STEVENS AND MARTHA COX.
9.i.JULIA HOUSTON, b. 8 January 1854; d. 6 October
1882 in Auburn, NE. She was adopted child.
10.ii.ELIZABETH JANE STEVENS b. 08 February 1857,
Nebraska City, NE. Territory; d. 21 December 1935,
Los Angeles, CA.
iii.WILLIAM THOMAS STEVENS,b. 20 January 1861,
d. 31 January 1861.
11ivJULIUS ELIAS STEVENS b. 30 October 1862, in
Nebraska City, NE. Territory, d. 16 July 1921, Los
12v.CHARLES ELEAZER STEVENS; b. 22 November,
1864, Nebraska City, NE. d. 22 December 1944, Los
vi.B. EVALINE STEVENS, b. 15 October 1869, Mount
Pleasant, IA, d. 20 April 1942 in Los Angeles, CA. m.
(1) CHARLES ALFRED RIGGS, 09 March 1887, Mt.
Pleasant, IA; (2) ALFRED TIBBITS in 1914, d. 26
November, 1912, Tacoma, WA.
13vii.MARY WINIFRED STEVENS, b. 11 February 1875,
Mt. Pleasant, IA d. 27 February 1951, Mentone, CA.
7. THOMAS ELEAZER STEVENS (THOMAS STEVENS JR., THOMAS STEVENS SR.,
SAMUEL STEVENS) Was born abt. 1830 in Morgan County, OH.
He married ELIZABETH COCKS/COX on 17 February 1855 in
NewLondon, Henry Co., IA. Daughter of WILLIAM COCKS/COX and
ELIZABETH TEEPLE COX. ELIZABETH was born 03 February 1837
in Canada and died 24 May 1913 in Lincoln, Lancaster CO., NE.
Children of THOMAS STEVENS AND ELIZABETH COX STEVENS
14.i.WILLIAM F. STEVENS, b. 1861, Mount Pleasant, IA;
d. abt. 1932, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE.
ii.CHARLES D. STEVENS, b. 1859, New London, Henry
8. ELIAS STEVENS (THOMAS STEVENS JR., THOMAS STEVENS SR., SAMUEL STEVENS)
was born14 June 1835 in Morgan Co., OH, and died 28 May 1872in
New London, Henry Co.,IA. He m. (1) HANNAH KATURRAH
COCKS/COX, November 1865 in New London. (2) LAURILLA
Children of ELIAS STEVENS and HANNAH KATURRAH COX ARE:
i.ADDAH E. STEVENS, b. 30 October 1865, New
London, Iowa d. 10 February 1866, New
ii.LAURA STEVENS, b. abt. 1870 m. JUSTUS
SUTHERLAND 27 June 1893 Lincoln. Nebraska
Children of ELIAS STEVENS & LAURILLA STEVENS
i LIZZIE STEVENS B. 5 April 1872 m. George Dailey
21 January 1891 Athens Co, Ohio.
Generation No. 5
9. JULIA HOUSTON (DANIEL BOONE STEVENS,THOMAS STEVENS JR., THOMAS STEVENS
SR. SAMUEL STEVENS) b. 08 January 1854 and died 06 October 1882 in
Auburn, NE. She married JAMES/JOHN WILLIAM ARMSTRONG.
Children of JULIA HOUSTON AND JAMES/JOHN ARMSTRONG are:
ii.WILLIAM LESTER ARMSTRONG
iii.LAURA ELIZABETH ARMSTRONG m. EDWARD
iv.ERNEST F. ARMSTRONG
10. ELIZABETH JANE STEVENS (DANIEL BOONE, THOMAS STEVENS JR., THOMAS
STEVENS SR., SAMUEL STEVENS) was born 08 February 1857 in Nebraska City,
Nebraska Territory, and died 21 December 1935 in Los Angeles,
California. She married LYMAN CYRUS MCLAUGHLIN 09 March
1887 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. He died 07 June 1922 in Los Angeles,
Child of ELIZABETH STEVENS and LYMAN MCLAUGHLIN is:
i.MARTHA MCLAUGHLIN, b. 20 November 1892
d. 10 August 1916, Aberdeen, WA.
11.JULIUS ELIAS STEVENS (DANIEL BOONE STEVENS, THOMAS STEVENS JR.,
THOMAS STEVENS SR., SAMUEL STEVENS) was born 30 October 1862 in Nebraska
City, Nebraska Territory and died 16 July 1921 in Los Angeles, CA.
He married KATHERINE LANE 14 November 1888. She was born 13
April 1867 in Ohio and died 02 May 1916 in Los Angeles, CA.
Children of JULIUS ELIAS STEVENS and KATHERINE LANE are:
i.ETHEL STEVENS b. 1892 in Kansas
ii.STELLA STEVENS, b. 1893 in Nebraska
iii.MERYLE STEVENS, b. 1902 in Kansas
12. CHARLES ELEAZER STEVENS (DANIEL BOONE STEVENS, THOMAS STEVENS
JR., THOMAS STEVENS SR., SAMUEL STEVENS) was born 22 November 1864 in
Nebraska City, Nebraska Territory and died 22 December
1944 in Los Angeles, CA. He married LOUELLA BEDFORD on 24
December, 1890 in Salina, Saline County, KS daughter of WILLIAM
BEDFORD and SARAH BARDONNAR. LOUELLA was born 04
October 1873 in Salina, Saline Co, KS and died 14 April 1961 in
Glendale, CA, Los Angeles Co.
Children of CHARLES STEVENS and LOUELLA BEDFORD are:
i.LENA ELNORA STEVENS b. 21 November 1891,
Lincoln, NE, d. 23 January 1974, Newhall, CA.
married HARRY HOMER DAGGETT, 03 October
1910 in Tacoma, WA.
ii.WILLIAM DANIEL STEVENS b. 19 November
1893, Lincoln, NE m. ESTHER BROWN, 23
March 1920, Omaha, NE.
iiiHELMA B. STEVENS, b. 24 August 1900, Mount
Pleasant, IA, d. 27 August 1937 Los Angeles, CA.
Married JAMES H.CLINTON 17 November 1917
in David City, NE.
iv.CHARLES HAROLD STEVENS, b. 24 July 1908,
McMillen, WA d. 22 May 1989, Vista, CA.
married (1) NAOMI LOUISE CROSS (my mother
& father) 11 June 1931 in Clarinda, Page Co.,
IA. (2) LEAH CONNER DAVIS 21 August, 1946 in
Los Angeles, CA.
13. MARY WINIFRED STEVENS (Daniel Boone Stevens, Thomas Stevens
Jr,Thomas Stevens Sr., Samuel Stevens) was born 11 February 1875 in Mount
Pleasant, IA, d. 27 February 1951 in Mentone, CA. She married (1)
HERBERT COVELL, 29 April 1894 (2) GEORGE ARCHER 24
September 1915 (3) THOMAS CLOUSE 16 March 1923.
Chrilden of MARY WINIFRED STEVENS AND HERBERT COVELL:
i GEORGE COVELL b. 01 March 1899, Ellis,
d. 10 August 1927, Point Loma, San Diego, CA.
ALL OTHER DESCENDENTS TO MY KNOWLEDGE ARE LIVING AND WITHOUT THEIR
EXPRESS PERMISSION THEY WILL BE LEFT OFF OF THIS TREE. ALL PRINTING IN
BROWN IS MY DIRECT LINE AND THE GREEN ARE AUNTS, UNCLES & COUSINS.
Copyright Carol J. Staudenmaier
March 25, 2002 Update