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Descendants of John Stephenson

Generation No. 1

1. John STEPHENSON was born Abt. 1781 in Probably,  North  Carolina.
He died 1837 in Orange, (then  Jefferson)  County  Texas.
He married Lydia  ALLEN October 03, 1803 in Wilkinson  County,  Mississippi,
daughter of John  ALLEN and Kesiah  ANDERS.

Note for John Stephenson:  He  was  in  War  of  1812 - Louisiana.

Children of John  STEPHENSON and Lydia  ALLEN are:
1. Keziah STEPHENSON, born December 06, 1806;
    She married: Thomas  H. LEWIS.
2.  William  STEPHENSON, born February 08, 1808 in Pike Co., Mississippi;
    He died: September 08, 1844 in Dayton, Liberty Co., Texas.
3. Gilbert  STEPHENSON, born: December 24, 1809, Pike Co., Mississippi;
    He died August 19, 1878, Orange  County,  Texas;
    Married: Mary  TEVIS, November 27, 1832, Jefferson  County,  Texas.
4. Miles STEPHENSON, born September 23, 1811.
5. John  Allen  STEPHENSON, born June 19, 1813, Lawrence  County,  Mississippi;
    Married: Sarah WILLIAMS, November 27, 1834, Opelousas,  Louisiana.
6. James STEPHENSON, born January 05, 1815, Louisiana;
    Married: Littie Caroline LEWIS, January 23, 1836, Jefferson  County,  Texas.
7. Elisha STEPHENSON, born: February 25, 1817, Louisiana; died 1888, Bartlett, Texas;
    Married: Eliizabeth  WALLACE.
8. George Washington  STEPHENSON,  born: December 04, 1818, Louisiana;
    He died: Bef. 1852 in Mexico.
9. Robert  STEPHENSON, born October 22, 1820, Louisiana.
10.Lydia  STEPHENSON, born October 02, 1822, Louisiana; died December 1894:
     Married: (1) Hezekiah Reams WILLIAMS, October 05, 1837, Jefferson County, Texas;
     Married: (2) Joel LEWIS, December 01, 1845, Jefferson  County,  Texas:
11. Amanda  STEPHENSON, born  September 07, 1824; died November 17, 1883;
      Married: Jonathan TURNER, September 07, 1840, Jefferson  County,  Texas.
12. Elijah STEPHENSON, born December 02, 1826, Louisiana;
      Married: Sarah Cole MOORE, January 23, 1849, Jefferson  County,  Texas.
13. Louisiana STEPHENSON, b. March 10, 1828;
      Married: David  COLE, March 31, 1847, Jefferson  County, Texas.
14. Ezra STEPHENSON, born: October 31, 1830, Jefferson  County, Texas;
      died: July 18, 1862, Jefferson  County,  Texas;
      Married: Martha DAY, November 29, 1849, Jefferson  County,  Texas.
15. Warren STEPHENSON, born: November 08, 1832, Jefferson County, Texas;
      He died: 1910;
      Married: Parthenia THOMAS, February 11, 1872.
 

Generation No. 2

William  STEPHENSON was born February 08, 1808 in Pike  Co.  Mississippi, and died September 08, 1844 in Dayton,  Texas.
He married Mary  PREWITT (PREWETTE) July 27, 1831, daughter of Hugh PREWITT and Priscilla  HALL.

Note for William STEPHENSON:
He  died  after  being  shot  in  Dayton,  Texas  over  a  note.

Children of William  STEPHENSON and Mary Prewitt  (PREWETTE) are:
1. Priscilla  STEPHENSON, born: June 17, 1832; died: August 04, 1883;
    Married: George MAYS, April 10, 1851.
2. Uriah STEPHENSON, born: March 20, 1834;  died September 16, 1884;
    Married: Elizabeth  TARKINGTON, October 11, 1860
3. Eli  Sechart  STEPHENSON , born February 25, 1835 in Texas,
     died: August 12, 1871 in Liberty  Co.  TX.     Buried:  Fields  Cemetery.
     He married Selina  J. FIELDS August 02, 1868 in Liberty  Co.  TX.,
     daughter of Isaiah FIELDS and Sarah GOWIN.
Notes for Eli Sechart Stephenson:
CSA  -   Enlisted  27  March,  1862 - Galveston, Texas - Pvt.,  Co.  F,  26th  Texas  Cavalry,  De Bray's Reg., Davis' Mtd. Batt'n.  He was in the hospital in Houston, TX.,  August 19, 1862  (Hernia), to August  22, 1862. Returned  to  duty  at  Galveston,  Texas  on  September  01,  1862. Surrendered  by  Gen. E. Kirby  Smith, July  14, 1865.
He  was  a  farmer  and  died  August  12  1871, of  typhoid  fever.

          Child of ELI STEPHENSON and Selina FIELDS is:
   1). Mattie STEPHENSON, born May 16, 1870, Ironwood,  Liberty  Co. Texas;
        Died: January 08, 1907, Liberty  Co.  TX.        Buried;  Fields  Cemetery;
        Married: William Cullen SUTTON, December 26, 1886, Liberty  Co.  TX..

4. Joseph William  STEPHENSON, born July 23, 1837.
5. Mary STEPHENSON, born August 09, 1839; died: August 04, 1883.
6. REASON GREEN3 STEPHENSON, born June 03, 1841, died March 04, 1895.
    Married: Martha Lorenda WILBORN October 17, 1877.

     Children of Reason Green  STEPHENSON and Martha WILBORN are:
1.) George Mayes STEPHENSON, born September 03, 1878; died May 09, 1936;
      Married: Mable FROST, December 21, 1904.
2.) Annie Ula STEPHENSON, born December 22, 1880; died February 05, 1966;
     Married: Newton  MYZELL, February 25, 1908.
3.) Daisy Edgar STEPHENSON, born July 30, 1883; died February 09, 1956;
     Married: Ruddy  JENNY, March 15, 1905.
4.) Adell  Jennette STEPHENSON, born April 01, 1886; died January 12, 1924;
     Married: Grover C WILLCOX, January 01, 1908.
5.) Mary Minerva STEPHENSON, born September 22, 1889; died March 09, 1962;
     Married: Nonnie SHERMAN, February 19, 1908.
6.) Rupert Cleveland  STEPHENSON, born June 03, 1892; died March 24, 1961;
     Married: Lela MILLER, February 16, 1917.
7.) Reason Green STEPHENSON, born: January 23, 1895; died April 26, 1961;
      Married: (1) Jettie GAINES, April 20, 1926:
      Married: (2) Jessie ROBINSON, November 26, 1928.

7. Martha  STEPHENSON, born August 03, 1843; died December 29, 1929;
    Married: George G. MAYS, April 18, 1889.

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