Person:James Stephenson (21)

James Stephenson, II
  • HJames Stephenson, IIABT 1730 - 1802
  • WAnn GarnerBEF 1733 -
m. abt. 1757
  1. George StephensonABT 1757 - bef 1830
  2. John StephensonABT 1758 - 1827
  3. Elizabeth 'Betsy' StephensonABT 1760 -
  4. David StephensonBEF 1763 - 1814
  5. Elijah Stephenson1762 - 1835
  6. Nancy Stephenson1764 - 1854
  7. James Stephenson1766 - 1846
  8. Alexander StephensonABT 1767 -
  9. Samuel Stephenson1774 - 1851
  10. Thomas StephensonABT 1776 -
  11. Joseph StephensonABT 1778 -
  12. William StephensonBET 1780 AND 1790 - 1844
  13. Elizabeth Stephensonabt 1781 -
  14. Mary Stephensonabt 1784 -
Facts and Events
Name James Stephenson, II
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1730 Poss. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Marriage abt. 1757 to Ann Garner
Death? 1802 Greenbrier County, Virginia
Alt Death? 1802 Monroe County, Virginia

James Stephenson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Parentage of James Stephenson

According to several famllysearch submissions, the parents of James Stephenson were James Stephenson (b. 1687, Ireland, d. 5 Sept. 1768, Lancaster County, PA) and Elizabeth (Unknown), m. 1711, Ireland.

Will of James Stephenson

In the name of God Amen. I James Stephenson of Monroe County, being vary sick and weak, but of sound mind and memory, thanks be to God, calling to mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, first of all, I recommend my soul to God who gave it, and my body to the dust to be buried in a Christan burial according to the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and as touching such worldly estate as wherewith it has pleased God to me in this life, I give and bequeath in the following manner and form, first of all, the land whereunto I now live is to remain in its present situation until the death of my beloved wife, Anne Stephenson, and then the land is to be sold and equally divided between my beloved sons, Samuel Stephenson and William Stephenson, Thomas Stephenson and Joseph Stephenson and when the land is sold, they are to give each of their four sisters a saddle or the price of one, and all the stock, horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, household furniture, are all to remain in their present stituation for the use and benefit of the family, and likewise, I constitute and ordain my wife Anne Stephenson and my son Samuel Stephenson my sole Executrix of this my last will and testament, revoking and disanulling every other form of testament, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. As witness whereunto I sent my hand seal this second of June Eighteen Hundred and Two.
(signed) James Stephenson
Test: Anne Stephenson, Boyd Miller, James Taylor

[Source: Sons of the Revolution Website - San Antonio Chapter