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Joseph Stevenson
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1787
Leicestershire, England
Death: 1832
Pontiac
Oakland County
Michigan, USA

Joseph Stevenson was born on Oct. 19, 1787 at Barsby, Ashby Folville, Leic, England to Edward Stevenson and Elizabeth Marriott. Joseph Stevenson was christened on Oct. 21, 1787 at Barsby, Ashby Folville, Leicester, England. Joseph Stevenson married Elizabeth Stevens on June 28, 1812. St. Saviors (now Southwark), London, London, England. "Elizabeth left for the British colony of Gibraltar with her husband Joseph Stevenson, and their two young sons, William and Joseph. Her husband was assigned as a cooper there. They had four other children born at Gibraltar: Henry D., *Edward, Elizabeth, and Mary. They left Gibraltar for the United States, and arrived, 18 July 1828, on the ship "Constitution" there son, James was born in Albany, Jefferson county, New York. About 1830, they moved westward and eventually settled twenty-four miles north of Detroit near Pontiac, Michigan and purchased some wild land there. Joseph built a two story house, and finally bought out a Mr. Juss. It was an improved farm. They were well situated and Joseph had plans to improve his property, but died in about September of 1832 before he could fulfill his dreams. Joseph Stevenson died in 1832 at Pontiac Oakland, Michigan and was buried there in 1832. She died on March 20th 1873 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. She was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County Utah on March 22, 1873." Elizabeth was baptized before 1833. In October 1834 Joseph Smith visited the Stevenson home.
"Obituary: Elizabeth Stevens Stevenson

*Edward Stevenson of LDS General Authority was his son. His Sister Mary Stevenson later became Mary Stevenson Norwood our Grandmother.

Courtesy of Beth Worlton Porter et. Al, Byron Porter Mary Elizabeth Robinson and their Pioneer Ancestors, 1999. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Stevens Stevenson (1792 - 1873)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Stevenson Norwood (1823 - 1878)*
  Mary Stevenson Clark (1825 - 1911)*
  James Stevenson (1830 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Pontiac
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Bruce J. Black
Record added: Aug 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20781706
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- tbeck
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
You are my 4th great grandfather. Rest in peace
- Autumn
 Added: Aug. 5, 2010

- Rest in Peace
 Added: Aug. 4, 2007
 
 
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