Stephen Mahurin was the son of Silas Mahurin and Sarah Susannah (nee Unknown) Mahurin. He was born May 21, 1774 somewhere in Virginia. He was the brother of three known sisters: Mary, Phebe and Patience. The family was in Hardin County, Kentucky by 1800 and in the newly created Grayson County, Kentucky by 1810. Stephen married Sarah (Meeks) Green on October 28, 1799 in Shelby County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Priddy Meeks and Elizabeth Denny, the widow of Thomas Green and the mother of Annie Green.
Stephen and Sarah were the parents of:
Elizabeth - b. 23 Nov 1800
Sarah - b. 12 Dec 1801
- m/1. Anthony Smith ca 1818
- m/2. Priddy Meeks 24 Dec 1826
Phebe - b. 15 Jul 1804
- m. James A. B. Fraim
Silas - b. 31 Dec 1805
- m. Delaney "Laney" Edwards
Frederick Priddy - b. 19 Mar 1808
- m. Eliza Atterberry 18 Sep 1828
Candance - b. 25 Dec 1809
Susannah - b. ca 1811
Stephen - b. 28 Aug 1813
- m. Rachel Dewees 2 Apr 1840
William Harmon - b. 28 Jan 1815
- m. Ann Dewees
Abigail Mahurin - b. 29 Dec 1817
- m. Isaac Harrell Dewees, Sr.
Stephan Mahurin died at the age of 74 years, 8 months and 18 days on February 8, 1849 and Sarah died six months later at the age of 76 years, 2 months and 26 days on August 10, 1849. They were among the first burials in the Mahurin Cemetery near Tousey, Grayson County, Kentucky.