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Martha Witherspoon Stephens
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1818
Frankfort Springs
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1887



From "Witherspoon Family History" by Evelyn Potter Park:

Martha Witherspoon was born March 5, 1818 at Frankfort Springs, Pa. the daughter of John and Margaret (Kennedy) Witherspoon. Married Robert Stephens, who was born Oct. 7, 1817, and died January 29, 1889. Married March 7, 1838.

The information concerning this family was sent by Mr . and Mrs. Hunter Stephens of Frankfort Springs, Pa. Descendants of John Witherspoon still owned the house in 1967 that had been built by John Witherspoon. Martha and Robert Stephens had 13 children. 6 d.y. V. I.

1. John W. Stephens b. Jan. 21, 1839 m. Margaret Henry Mar. 29, 1866 b. at Steubenville, Ohio Aug. 28, 1845.
2. Infant twin b. Feb. 28, 1840 d. Feb. 28, 1840
3. Infant twin b. Feb. 28, 1840 d. Mar. 8, 1840
4. Infant child b. Jan. 17,1842 i. Jan. 27, 1842.
5. Thomas Stephens b. Mar. 26, 1843 m. Mary Jane Thompson Feb. 7, 1866. Died at Chester, W. Va. Mar. 15, 1920. Lived at Cannonsburg, Pa.
6. Mary Jane Stephens b. Nov. 9, 1845 m. May 30, 1866 Addison Lance. Mary Jane died before 1883 as Addison m. (2) ' Mary Charlotte Woods Nov. 29, 1883. Addison d. Nov. 3, 1901. Served in the Civil War.
7. Margaret Stephens b. Apr. 9, 1848 d. Apr. 17, 1850
8. Elizabeth Stephens b. Apr. 21, 1850 d. Nov. 19, 1867
9. Clementine Stephens b. Oct. 1, 1852 d. Jan. 15, 1857
10. Hamilton Stephens b. Apr. 26, 1853 d. July 23, 1924 Married Amanda Lance b. Mar. 4, 1854 d. Jan. 9, 1923
11. Louisa Clementine b. Jan. 24, 1856 d. Nov. 19, 1865
12. Arnet Stephens b. Oct. 30, 1859 Was said to have been shot in Three Rivers, California by an insane man with a revolver.
13. Sarah Rice Stephens b. Nov. 11, 1861 d. Oct. 31, 1932 m. May, 1884 to Thompson Allison from Chester, West Virginia. Thompson wasb. Aug. 1, 1854 and died June 19, 1922

submitted by Darrell Brown

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Martin Witherspoon (1786 - 1867)
  Margaret Kennedy Witherspoon (1794 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Stephens (1817 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  John W Stephens (1839 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Witherspoon (1816 - 1878)*
  Martha Witherspoon Stephens (1818 - 1887)
  Drusilla Edgington Witherspoon Morehead (1821 - 1895)*
  Calvin Witherspoon (1828 - 1848)*
  Mary H. Witherspoon Huffman (1831 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Frankfort Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Frankfort Springs
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: HALL LOVING GENEALOGY
Record added: Dec 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23311289
Martha <i>Witherspoon</i> Stephens
Added by: HALL LOVING GENEALOGY
 
 
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