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67 vi Martha, m. George Hornell.

68 vii Phineas, m. Mary Clark.

69 viii Elias, m. Polly Crosby.

70 ix Elijah, m. Abigail Stephens (134), dau. of

71 X William, b. Apr. 26, 1777; m. Anne Ayres.
xi Benjamin, b. after the death of his brother,

Benjamin; d. aged 19.

23 Mary Stevens* (Uriah^ Thomas', Henry')
married Thomas Williams Nov. 15, 1753 (Canaan,
Conn., Records) :

Children of Mary Stevens and Thomas Williams
i (Canaan Records) :

i Ebenezer, b. Sept. 2, 1754.
ii Joseph, b. Sept. 27, 1756.

Feb. 19, 1785, Thomas Williams of Canaan conveys
by deed 1/6 part of 1/7 part of farm "on which my
honored Grand father Thomas Stevens, late of sd
Canaan, deceased, lived at his death."

I 25 Phineas Stevens* (Uriah", Thomas*, Henry')

was one of the executors of his father's, Uriah's, estate.
He was living in Canaan, Conn., Oct. 10, 1769, and in
Stillwater, N. Y., Oct. 11, 1770. July i, 1774, he united
with the old Canaan Church which had removed from
Canaan, Conn., to Stillwater, N. Y., taking the old
Church records to Stillwater. He was an early settler
in what is now Almond Village, Allegany Co., N. Y.,
1 in 1803, and died there in 1813. ^ ^'

Children :
i Uriah,
ii George.
iii Levi.

26 Capt. John Stevens* (Andrew', Thomas^ Hen-
ry*) was born in Plainfield, Conn., Oct. 19, 1737, the

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eldest child of Andrew and Esther Stevens. He married
Phebe How Jan. 2, 1759 (Canaan Records),

He served in the French and Indian War two weeks
in the Company of Capt. Uriah Stevens, Col. Ebenezer
Marsh, at the rehef of Fort William Henry, N. Y., Au-
gust, 1757. He was in the Revolutionary War at the
taking of Fort Ticonderoga, Commander at Fort George
May 25, 1775, and was appointed Captain in the Conti-
nental Army Jan. 19, 1776. Capt. Stevens raised a Com-
pany and marched with it to Canada, under Col. Charles
Burrall. He was taken prisoner at the Cedars, May 19,
1776, held as hostage by the British and exchanged
Feb. II, 1782.

He died in Washington, Berkshire Co., Mass., Nov.
20, 1801. His widow died at the residence of her son-
in-law, Jared Patchen, in Skaneateles, N. Y., in 181 1.

Children, of whom there were ten daughters, the fol-
lowing four appearing on the Canaan Records :
i Martha, b. May 12, 1761.
ii Esther, b. May 12, 1763.
iii Phebe, b. Feb. 21, 1766.
iv Dorothy, b. Oct. 19, 1769.

Lucy, the ninth daughter, married Robert Leonard
Oct. 15, 1795. Her children in 1851, or 1852, were:
Mrs. Page Post, Ontario, N. Y., aged 53 ; Mrs. Cooms,
Longmeadow, Mass., aged 49 ; George C. Leonard, Lu-
zern County, Penn., aged 47 ; Reuben Leonard, Steuben
Co., N. Y., aged 33 ; Egbert B. Leonard, Magnolia, Rock
County, Wis., aged 37. She had a sister named Smith,
who lived in New Marlborough, Mass,

27 Mary Stevens* (Andrew", Thomas', Henry*)
was the second child of Andrew and Ester Stevens. She
was born in Plainfield, Conn., Aug. 20, 1740, and died |
Sept, 3, 1801. She married June 25, 1760, Thomas Dick-
inson of Norfolk, who died Oct. 5, 1811. They resided
in Norfolk and Goshen, Conn.

Children of Mary Stevens and Thomas Dickinson :

Fourth Generation 55

i Lois, b. Norfolk Apr. 20, 1762; m. John Woodman

in 1787; resided in Poultney, Vt.
ii Thomas Andrew, b. Norfolk Feb. 16, 1764; m.

Sarah Turner in 1790.
iii William Samuel, b. Norfolk May 4, 1766.
iv Daniel Thomas, b. in Goshen July 7, 1768; m. Mary

Caulkins Feb. 5, 1793.
V John, b. in Goshen Sept. 15, 1770; m. Tryphenia

Wilson in 1791.
vi Charles Frederick, b. in Goshen Sept. 8, 1772; m.

Mar. 23, 1798, Abigail Jones,
vii Ann, b. in Goshen Sept. 26, 1774.
viii Nathaniel Oliver, b. in Goshen May 22, 1778; m.
Ahama Humphrey, Norfolk, Feb. 7, 1799.

28 Safford Stevens* (Andrew^ Thomas', Henry*)
was born at Canaan, Conn., Apr. 26, 1742. He was in
the Revolutionary War, a second lieutenant in Elmore's
Conn. State Reg't from Apr. 15, 1776, to Apr. 15, 1777."
He married Hannah Wells. He lived in Canaan, later
removed to Vermont, and was in Williston about 1795.
He received a pension from the United States for his
services in the Revolution,

Children :
72 i Andrew, m. Phoebe Lawrence.

ii Safiford, m. in Canada; returned to Williston,
Vt. ; removed to Geneseo Co., N. Y.

29 Ester Stevens* (Andrew^ Thomas^ Henry")
was born at Canaan, Conn., Apr. 26, 1745. She married
Peter Hatch.

Children of Ester Stevens and Peter Hatch :
i Ann, m. Mr. Morgan.

ii William, m. Elizabeth Thompson, dau. of George C.
E. and Amy (Stevens) Thompson.

30 Amy Stevens* (Andrew^ Thomas", Henry*)
was born at Canaan, Conn., May 17, 1747. She mar-
ried Feb. 23, 1777, Oliver Jewell of Salisbury, Conn.,
where they settled.

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Children of Amy Stevens and Oliver Jewell (Salis-
bury Records) :
i John, b. Nov. 2, 1777; m. June 21, 1801, Elizabeth

Chapman, a widow.
ii Andrew, b. Sept. 19, 1779; m. Apr. 8, 1835, Amelia

iii Cyrus, b. Dec. 21, 1781.
iv Darius, b. May 31, 1784; d. Apr. 21, 1801.

31 Andrew Stevens* (Andrew", Thomas', Hen-
ry') was born at Canaan, Conn., July 20, 1749. He
married Nov. 5, 1775, Cynthia Brownell of Canaan,
where they resided. He served in the Revolutionary
War. He died May 18, 1826.

Children :

i John, b. Aug. 13, 1776; d. Nov. 5, 1785.

ii Aaron Brownell, b. May 5, 1779; d. May 3,

iii Desire, b. Dec. 4, 1781 ; m. Mar. 26, 1806, Me-
dad Allen; d. June 12, 1834.

73 iv Andrew, b. July 20, 1784; m. Jan. 20, i8r4,

Sarah Brown.

74 v Henry W., b. May 6, 1788; d. Sept. 2, 1823.

vi Cynthia, b. Aug. 27, 1793; d. Nov. 12, 1815;
m. Jan. 29, 181 5, Moses Austin.

32 Nathaniel Stevens* (Andrew', Thomas',
Henry') was a son of Andrew and Esther Stevens, born
in Canaan, Conn., May 11, 1753. He died_ there Sept.
26, 1832. He married, first, Phebe Montanje, who was
born in New York City Feb. 26, 1762, and died July
21, 1780, and, second, Amy Whitney, the ninth child of
Joshua and Amy Whitney of Plainfield, Conn. She was
born Mar. 23, 1761, married in 1782, and died Apr. 7,
1842. Nathaniel Stevens was a farmer and served in the
Revolutionary War. He was Deputy Commissary Gen-
eral, and his widow received a pension for his services.
He resided in Canaan.

Child of Nathaniel and Phebe (Montanje) Stevens:

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i George, b. N. Y. City May 27, 1780; bap. Dutch
Ref. Ch. Sept. 12, 1784; was in the War of
1812; d. near Boston, Mass., Sept. 26, 1814.
Children of Nathaniel and Amy (Whitney) Stevens
(born in Canaan) :

ii Nancy, b. June 27, 1784; d. Sept. 13, 1786.
iii Hulda, b. July 29, 1786; d. Nov. 4, 1812, New
Marlborough, Mass. ; m. July 5, 1810, Moses
iv Nancy, b. June 12, 1788; d. May 15, 1841.
'75 V Amy, b. Feb. 3, 1790; m, Sept. 12, 1812,

George C. E. Thompson.
176 vi Nathaniel, b. Dec. 10, 1792; m. Jan. 22, 1837,
Betsey Ann Lawrence,
vii Esther, b. Dec. 30, 1794; d. Jan. i, 1795.
I'j'j viii Seth, b. Dec. 20, 1795; m. Apr. 22, 1824, Eu-
nice Munson.
ix Esther, b. May 8, 1798; d. June 11, 1821.

33 Olive Stevens* (Andrew^ Thomas', Henry*)
was born at Canaan, Conn., in 1755. She married Sam-
uel McCleary, who served through the Revolutionary
War. He was a member of Shelden's Light Brigade,
and was discharged in 1783.

Children of Olive Stevens and Samuel McCleary :
i George Herkmer, lived in Seneca Falls; d. at

Rochester, N. Y.
ii Elizabeth,
[iii Mary.

35 Oliver Stevens* (Andrew', Thomas', Henry*)
Was born at Canaan, Conn., in 1759, and died in Cicero,
fN. Y., in 1813. He married in Aug., 1780, Nancy Crit-
iendon of Salisbury, Conn., who died Nov. 24, 1842. He
enlisted in Capt. John Stevens's Co., Jan. 22, 1776, and
was in the expedition to Canada under Gen. Arnold. In
1789 he settled at Fort Brewerton, now Cicero, N. Y.
He was an Indian trader and kept a boatsmen's tav-
brn. During the exciting times from 1790 to 1794, while

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the British held Oswego and the Indians were trouble-
some on the frontier, he was commissioned by Governor
Clinton to erect a blockhouse, a portion of which was
standing in 1849.
Children :
i John Lansing, b. at Salina in 1802; d. in 1873; was

a County Judge in 1847; had one son and seven

daughters, one of whom, Hannah, m., as his first

wife, Patrick H. Agen of Syracuse.
ii Horatio, d. in 1846; was a merchant in Oneida

Castle, N. Y. ; left one dau., Ann Elizabeth, who was

the second wife of Patrick H. Agen of Syracuse,

N. Y.
iii Myron, lived in Lake Co., 111.
iv Oliver, settled in Penn Yan, N. Y. ; had one son,

George T., who m. Jane Baker, dau. of George M.

and Amanda (Crouch) Baker, lived in Jerusalem,

N. Y., and had a son, Fred,
v Artimesia, m. Mr. Skifif; lived at Cicero, N. Y., in


36 Elizabeth Stevens* (Benjamin^ Thomas',
Henry^) was born in Canaan, Conn., Nov. 4, 1746, the
eldest daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Stevens. She
married Gershom Hewett.

Children of Elizabeth Stevens and Gershom Hewett
(Canaan Records) :

i Hephzebeth, b. Sept. 11, 1766.
ii Polly, b. Sept. 25, 1770.
iii Abigail, b. Oct. 8, 1773.
iv Elizabeth, b. Apr. 12, 1776.
V Benjamin, b. May 7, 1778.
vi Gershom, b. Jan. 14, 1780.
78 vii Sally, b. Jan. 22, 1784; m. Anthony Horsford
Nov. 16, 1803.
viii Anna R., b. Mar. 19, 1788.
ix Walter, b. June 17, 1795.

37 Mary Stevens* (Benjamin^ Thomas", Henry*)

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, was born in Canaan, Conn., Oct. ii, 1750, the second
daughter of Benjamin and Ehzabeth Stevens. She mar-
■ried William Newell.

Children of Mary Stevens and William Newell
[(Canaan Records) :
'! i Drnsilla, b. Apr. 26, 1776.
! ii Sarah, b. Jan. 23, 1779; m. Ephraim Bartlett Feb.

15, 1801.
iii William S., b. Dec. 13, 1788.

38 Samuel Stevens* (Samuel', Thomas^ Henry*),
son of Samuel and Anna (Segar) Stevens of Sheffield,
Mass., was born Dec. 29, 1743. He married Joannah,
daughter of William and Sarah Fellows, born Mar. 20,
1748. They resided in Canaan, Conn., but removed to
Stillwater, N. Y., before 1780.
Children (Canaan Records) :
i Anna, b. Aug. 30, 1769.
Ii William Fellows, b. June 7, 1771.

39-34 Joseph Stevens* (SamueF, Thomas^ Henry*)
was born at Sheffield, Mass., June 14, 1752. He mar-
ried twice, first, Naomi (probably Mathev\^s) ; second,
Desire (Stevens) (34), widow of Eleazer Waterhouse.
He was a Corporal in the Revolutionary War, was with
Washington at Valley Forge, held the rank of Captain
in the State Militia in 1799. ^^ Vwed at Stillwater, N.
¥., where he was a farmer, later moved to Sangerfield,
N. Y., thence to Campbell, N. Y., and finally to Wheeler,
N. Y., where he died about 1830. He and his wife were
members of the old Stillwater Church and the Presby-
terian Church of Campbell, but united with the Bap-
itist Church at Wheeler, N. Y.

Children of Joseph and Naomi Stevens (born at Still-
water, N. Y.) :

9 i Joseph, b. Dec. 5, 1771 ; m. Feb. 10, 1795, Abi-
gail Knowlton.
ii John, b. Oct. 11, 1774; m. Betsey Lewis; lived
in Campbell, N. Y.

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iii Rhoda, b. June 5, 1776; m. Miner Nute ; lived
at Campbell, N. Y. ; had one dau., Rhoda Ann.
iv Lydia, b. Aug, 27, 1778; m. Mr. Steward.
Children of Joseph and Desire (Stevens) Stevens
(born at Stillwater) :

80 i Noah, b. Sept. 27, 1782; m. Sarah Thomas,
ii Elias, b. May 8, 1784.

iii Naomi, b. Sept. 22, 1786; m. Andrew Harris,
iv Silence, b. Apr. 3, 1789; m. Mr. Cranmer.
V Jesse, b. Mar. 31, 1791.
vi Isaac, b. Aug. 13, 1793; m. Sophia Harris,
vii Sarah, b. June 12, 1795; d. Sept. 20, 1882; m,

Mr. Pool,
viii Chloe, b. Feb. 23, 1797; d. unm.
ix Ann, b. Jan. 24, 1802; m. James De Golia.

40 Joanna Stevens* (Zebulon^ Thomas*, Henry*)
was born at Canaan, Conn., Feb. 10, 1746. She married
John Bacon, and lived in Richmond, Berkshire Co.,
Mass., where she died Jan. 25, 1815. Mr. Bacon died
Sept. 18, 1802, aged 61 years.

Children of Joanna Stevens and John Bacon :
i John,
ii Delia,
iii Zebulon.

41 Rachel Stevens* (Zebulon", Thomas', Henry')
was born at Canaan, Conn., Jan. i, 1749. She married
Paul Raymond Oct. 11, 1770. They lived in Richmond,
Berkshire Co., Mass. She died Oct. 6, 1802, and Mr.
Raymond died Mar. 23, 1828.

Children of Rachel Stevens and Paul Raymond :
i Benjamin, lived in Potsdam, N. Y. 1

ii Miriam. ;

iii Malinda.
iv Lydia.
V Anson. j

42 Zebulon Stevens* (Zebulon^ Thomas*, Hen-;

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ry*) was born July 31, 1751. He married Sarah Har-
ricic Mar. 28, 1779, in Canaan, Conn. After 1790 he re-
noved to Panton, Vt., where he died May 27, 1819. He
ivas in the Revohitionary War, serving as Corporal in
aptain John Stevens' Company. He enlisted Jan. 24,
1776, was in the expedition to Canada under Gen. Ar-
tiold, and was taken prisoner at the Cedars May 19,
Children :

i George, m. Spaulding.
ii Harry.

iii Nancy, buried in Canaan in 1790.
?i iv Thomas, m. Sarah Tappan ; resided in Ver-
gennes, Vt.
V Marian,
vi Wealthy, m. Levi Marks ; lived in Ferrisburg,

vii Lovisa, m., ist, Mr. Hinsdale; 2nd, Samuel
Fairfield ; resided in Panton, Vt., in 1827.

43 Benjamin Stevens* (Zebulon', Thomas^ Hen-
hy*) was born at Canaan, Conn., June 25, 1754. He
narried Nov. 4, 1781, Esther Rowlson, born Nov. 10,
[756, daughter of John and Esther (Ward) Rowlson.
she died Dec. 10, 1835. Mr. Stevens died Apr. 3, 1838.
They lived in Canaan.

Benjamin Stevens enlisted Feb. 19, 1776, in Capt.
fohn Stevens' Company, went to Canada in the expedi-
;ion to Montreal under Gen. Benedict Arnold, and was
;aken prisoner at the Cedars. After his exchange he
Was appointed, Oct. 5, 1778, Assistant Commissary Gen-
ital, promoted to be Commissary General, located at
Hartford, Conn., Apr. i, 1780. He kept a diary from
lis enlistment, Feb. 19, to his capture. May 26, 1776.
Children :

i Daphne, b. Nov. 22, 1783; m. Nov. 22, 1826,
Ebenezer Knapp; d. Mar. 18, 1863; had one
son, Ebenezer, who d. in 1833, aged one year,
ii Jane, b. May 28, 1786; d. Mar. 11, 1869, unm.

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iii Dulana, b. Mar. 7, 1788; d. Jan. 13, 1791.
iv Guy, b. Jan. 14, 1790; d. Aug. 10, 1793.

82 V Arthur, b. Nov. 26, 1791 ; m. Polly Burt.

83 vi Richard Price, b. Sept. 12, 1793; m. Sarah Fos-

ter Mar. 29, 1818.

84 vii Adelia, b. May 2'], 1795; m. May 14, 1817,

William Burt.

44 Thomas Stevens' (Zebulon', Thomas', Henry*)
was born at Canaan, Conn., May 5, 1760. He married
Dec. 2, 1784, Lucy Miller, born Mar. 4, 1766. Mr. Ste-
vens enlisted Apr. 27, 1777, for three years in Capt. Kim-
bal's Co., and was discharged Apr. 27, 1780, receiving a
pension for his services. About 1786 he removed to
Huntingdon, Luzerne Co., Pa.
Children :

85 i Benjamin Miller, b. Apr. 26, 1786; m. in 1806

Helen Shepard.

86 ii Thomas Almond, b. Nov. 6, 1787; m. in 1807

Nancy Kingsley.
iii and iv A son and daughter, b. and d. in 1789.

87 V Zebulon Hull, b. Jan. 12, 1791 ; m. in 1813 Pa-

melia Bowman.

88 vi Charlotte, b. Apr. 25, 1793; m. in 1813 Epa-

phorus Wadsworth.

89 vii Sally, b. May 26, 1795; m. in 1813 Joseph Rob-

bins of Greenwood, Pa.

90 viii Jonathan, b. Dec. 31, 1798; m. in 1824 Elmira


91 ix Susannah, b. Jan. 20, 1800; m. in 1823 Charles |i r/

Ed son.

92 X Harriet, b. Mar. 7, 1805; m. in 1831 Merrit

xi De Witt Clinton, b. Sept. 6, 1807; m. in 1831 j
Eliza Cosffin.


45 Jonathan Stevens* (Zebulon^ Thomas', Hen- f
ry*), the youngest son of Zebulon and Miriam (Fellows) '^
Stevens, was born in Canaan, Conn., Mar. 7, 1767, and


Fourth Generation 63

died Oct. 8, 1848, in Newton Falls. He was buried in
1 Warren, Ohio. In 1785 he married Susan, daughter of
, Noah and Delia Douglass Wells. She died in Panton,
■ Vt., Feb. 5, 1801. His second wife was named Hannah,
1 whom he married in Vermont. He resided in Luzerne
- Co., Penn. ; Panton, Vt. ; Westport, N. Y. ; and Newton
li Falls, Ohio. He was a farmer.

I; Children of Jonathan and Susan (Wells) Stevens:
1 93 i Harriet, b. 1787; m. Henry Harris.

94 ii Benjamin, b. 1788; m. Mar. 30, 1825, Mary
I Case of Warren, O.

iii William, b. 1790; m. 1814 Susan Hovey ; d.
June, 1884.

95 iv Charles, b. Jan. 13, 1793; m. Catharine Ster-

96 V Horace, b. in 1794; m. Aurelia Pier Aug. 31,

vi Augustus, b. 1796; d. Aug. or Sept., 1887, at
Warren, O. ; m. in 1821 at Vergennes, Vt.,
Esther Sherrill, who d. Newton Falls, O., i860;
no ch.

vii and viii Twins, b. Jan. 27, 1801 ; d. when about
3 or 4 years old.
Children of Jonathan and Hannah Stevens :

ix Robert, m. Anna Sisco.

X Guy.

xi Nancy.

46 Richard Stevens* (Ebenezer^ Richard", Hen-
[y), son of Ebenezer and Sophia Stevens, was born in
Canaan, Conn., Mar. i, 1750, and died in New Marl-
|)orough, Mass., Apr. 26, 1847. He married Esther
""ard Mar. 5, 1772. ["Richard Stevens of Sheffield and
sther Ward."— Middletown, Conn., Ch. Recs.] She
as born Nov. 4, 1749, and died Dec. 25. 1835. They
esided in Sheffield and New Marlborough, Mass.

Richard Stevens was in Col. John Ashley's Berkshire
"o. Regt. Apr. 26 to May 20, 1777; at Saratoga, New


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York, Sept. 19 to Oct. 19, 1777; with Northern Army
Oct. 14 to 24, 1780, in the Berkshire Alarm.
Children :

97 i Richard, b. Dec. 25, 1772; m., ist, Betsey Pow-

ell Jan. 28, 1796; 2nd, Roxanna Collar; 3d,
Thankful Brigham Oct. 28, 1827.

98 ii Clarissa, b. May 5, 1775; m. Apr. 12, 1794,

William Pitt Stevens.

99 iii Edward, b. Apr. 18, 1778; m. Eunice Rob-

iv William, b. Dec. 27, 1782; d. July 9, 1863; had

one son, Hiram.
v Nancy, b. June 14, 1784; d, Oct. 6, 179S.
100 vi Calvin, b. Feb. 4, 1788; m. Apr. 27, 1815,
Betsey Spaulding.
vii Plowdon, b. Aug. 14, 1790; d. Oct. 29, 1857,

47 Ebenezer Stex'ens* (Ebenezcr', Richard^, Hen-
ry') was probably born at Canaan, Conn. He married
Rhoda Johnson, and settled in liancock, Mass. He be-
came a clergyman.

"Ebenezer Stevens commenced his Itinerant labor on
the Pittsfield Circuit, Mass., the present year, as col-
league of Cyrus Stebbins. The following two years he
spent on the Litchfield and Middletown Circuit, Conn.
He traveled four years more, two on the Cambridge, N.
Y., Circuit and two on the Brandon Circuit, Vt. In
1804 and 1805 he is returned as supernumary and in 1806
as located. He was a choice man, habitually buoyant in
spirit, bland in manners and vivacious in conversation,
and of course he could not but be universally popular.
He was exceedingly fertile in comparisons and figures,
rendering his discourse at once interesting and compre-
hensible to the popular understanding. In New York,
Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont, he is affec-
tionately remembered by many. He died in the faith.'
[Memorials of Methodism, by Rev. Abel Stevens
Preachers of 1797.]





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Children :
loi i Dillon, b. in Hancock, Mass., Apr. 6, 1794.
ii Rhoda.
iii John.

48 John Stevens* (Ebenezer', Richard", Henry')
was born Dec. 8, 1765, at Sheffield, Mass. He settled in
that part of Greenbush, Rensselaer Co., N. Y., that is
now called Sandlake, and married Elizabeth Gillett, born
Mar. 24, 1768, the daughter of Nathan and Hannah
(Stone) Gillett. She died in Sandlake June 4, 1809, and
Mr. Stevens married, second, a widow, Mrs. Hannah
Parsons. Mr. Stevens removed to Grafton, N. Y.,
where he died Sept. 19, 1831, and was buried at Sand-
lake. He was Supervisor for the town of Greenbush, a
member of the State Legislature, ^5th Session, 1802, and
the 36th Session, 1812-13, and was Associate Justice of
Rensselaer County Court 1812-13. He was Trustee of
the Protestant Society of Sandlake, out of which the
Presbyterian Church was formed.

Children :

102 i Elizabeth, b. Jan. 3, 1786; m. John Upham.

103 ii Nathan, b. May 31, 1788; m. Eliza Robbins.

104 iii Mary, b. Aug. 24, 1790; m. Jesse Barber,
iv Sally, b. July 24, 1793; d. July 11, 1794.

105 V John, b. Mar. 22, 1795; m., ist, Polly Dile-

mater; 2nd, Esther Wing; 3rd, Sally.

106 vi Charles Mason, b. Oct. 5, 1797; m. June i,

1822, Mary Smith.

107 vii Pamelia, b. Apr. 18, 1800; d. July, 1841 ; m.

Oliver Rogers.

108 viii Ebenezer, b. June 10, 1802; m. July 5, 1827,

Mary Worthington.
ix Harris, b. Oct., 1804; d. Nov., 1807.
X Morgan, b. Nov. 25, 1806; d. Apr. 5, 1826.

49 James Stephens* (Henry', Henry', Henry')
was born in Stonington, Conn., Oct. 5, 1732, and settled
in Canaan, Conn. He married Phebe Guitteau Jan. 19,

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1768. He died Sept. 11, 1805, and his widow died Jan.
23, 1808, in her 76th year. They were buried in Canaan

Children (births from Canaan Records) :
109 i Truman, b. July 21, 1770; m. Lydia Johnson.

ii Hulda, b. May 12, 1772; m. William Rood,
no iii Sarah, b. Nov. 15, 1774; m. Feb. 11, 1796,
Nathaniel Lawrence.

50 Reuben Stephens* (Henry^ Henry", Henry*)
was born in Stonington, Conn., Aug. 17, 1734, and set-
tled in Canaan, Conn. He served in Capt. Uriah Ste-
vens' Co. at the relief of Fort William Henry, N. Y.,
Aug., 1755. He married Hannah Brookins Jan. 14, 1760.
He died in Canaan Aug. 3, 1804, and was buried in
Canaan Valley.

Children (Canaan Records) :

i Lois, b. Feb. 14, 1761.

ii Eunice, b. Feb. 6, 1763.

iii Cyrus, b. Apr. 2, 1765.

iv Reuben, b. Aug. 24, 1768.

V Hannah, b. Nov. 23, 1770. ;
vi Asabah, a dau., b. Aug. 7, 1773. '

51 Lois Stephens* (Henry^ Henry^ Henry^) was ;
born in Stonington, Conn., July 2, 1740. She married I
David Fellows Dec. 22, 1763, in Canaan.

Children (Canaan Records) of Lois Stephens and ]
David Fellows :

i James, b. Sept. 13, 1765; d. Apr. i, 1767.

ii Asa, b. Jan. 31, 1768.
iii Henry, b. March 24, 1770.
iv Altana, b. Oct. 22, 1772.

V Susannah, b. June 3, 1776.

David Fellows' first wife, whom he married Jan. 2,
1762, was Safrona Baker. She died Apr. 5, 1763.

52 Henry Stephens* (Henry^ Henry^, Henry^)
was born at Stonington, Conn., Jan. 2, 1747/8. He re-

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moved with his parents to Canaan when a child, and
lived there until his death, Feb. 11, 1825. By occupation
he was a farmer. He married Anne Cabcock of Ston-
ington, Conn., June 17, 1773. She died Sept. i, 1816.
They were both buried in Canaan Valley.

Child :
III i Ezra, b. at Canaan, ]\[ay 20, 1782; m. Aug. 5,
1811, Wealthy Williams.

53 Hannah Stephens* (Simeon^ Henry", Hen-
ry^) was born in Stonington, Conn., I\Iay 16, 1738. She
married Theophilus Fitch Nov. 9, 1757.

Children of Hannah Stephens and Theophilus Fitch
(Stonington Records) :
i Sarah, b. Nov. 7, 1758.
ii Prentice, b. Nov. 18, 1760.
iii James, b. Dec. 25, 1762.
iv Catharine, b. Sept. 22, 1767.
v Theophilus, b. Jan. 10, 1770.
vi Freelove, a dau., b. May 20, 1773.

54-63 Jared Stephens* (Simeon^ Henry', Henry")
was born in Stonington, Conn., Sept. 28, 1739. He mar-
ried Lucy Stewart (63) daughter of William Stewart,
Jr., and Elizabeth (Stephens) (18) Stewart. She was
born July 30, 1743. They lived in Stonington and Volun-
town. Conn., Stephentown, N. Y., and in Knox, Albany
Co., N. Y., where Jared Stephens died about 1800, hav-
ing been thrown from his horse. He was a farmer. He
may have been the Jared who served in the Revolution
in the 2nd Rensselaerwick Battalion, Albany Co. Regi-
ment, under Col. Killian Van Rensselaer. His widow
and son, William, lost their lives in the burning of their
house in Knox, N. Y.
Children :

i V\^illiam, b. May 14, 1761 (Stonington Rec-
ii Jared, b. June 6, 1763 (Stonington Records) ;
d. 1853.

68 Stephens-Stevens Genealogy

iii Lucy, b. in 1765; m. Park Witter,
iv Mary, b. May 13, 1767 (Stonington Records) ;
m. Dr. Jewells.

112 V Jedediah, b. April 18, 1770 (Stonington Rec-

ords) ; m. Mercy Burlinghame.

113 vi Elizabeth, b. Sept. 16, 1772 (Voluntown Rec-

ords) ; m. Joshua Way.

114 vii Roswell, b. Feb. 9, 1775; m. about 1809 So-

phia Conable.

115 viii Eliphalet. b. Apr. i, 1777; m. Marcia Chase.

116 ix Simeon, b. in Stephentown, N. Y., May 12,

1780; m. Elizabeth McDonald.

55 Simeon Stephens* (Simeon', Henry', Henry')
was born in Stonington, Conn., Oct. 4, 1741.

The following from the Voluntown, Conn., Records,
may refer to this Simeon Stephens, whose brother,
Jared, lived there for a time.

Simeon Stephens married Louise Kinne Oct. 10, 1770.

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