Person:John Stevens (121)

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John Stevens
b.by abt 1645
  • HJohn Stevens1645 - ABT 1724
  • WMary Chase1650/51 - AFT 1724
m. 9 Mar 1669/70
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Name[1] John Stevens
Gender Male
Birth[1] by abt 1645 Estimate based on date of marriage.
Marriage 9 Mar 1669/70 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Chase
Death? ABT 1724 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

"Nearly all writers make … John, son of William , identical with another John, early in Newbury, who married there, 2 [sic] Mar. 1669-70, Mary Chase, and went to Haverhill where he was the founder of one line of the family. There is however plenty of proof in the land records of Essex county that John, son of William and Elizabeth (Bitfield) Stevens went to South Carolina where he remained as founder of a southern family of the name. So John of Haverhill, earlier in Newbury, was not son of either of the two earlier immigrants mentioned (William and John who came from Caversham, Oxfordshire, in the Confidence)."[1]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Holman, Mary Lovering. Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury. (Concord, New Hampshire: Privately Printed at The Rumford Press, 1938), II:647.