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 John Gwin Stevenson

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John Gwin Stevenson

  • Birth 25 Feb 1850 Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 16 Jul 1922 Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Plot Section G, Lot 65, Space 1
  • Memorial ID 44690692

John Gwin Stevenson was the third of eleven known children of Robert Montgomery Young Stevenson (1816-1889) and Sarah Harper Guinn (1825-1901), who married 24 Nov 1843 at Union County, Arkansas.

John married Sarah Rebecca Langford (1852-1950) on 22 Sep 1870 at Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. John and Sarah were the parents of fifteen? (as given in 1900 census) children, of whom the names of thirteen are known, namely:

1. Sarah Adella Stevenson Ledbetter (1871-1959)
2. Mary Ida Stevenson Allgood (1873-1953)
3. Samuel Stevenson (1875-1875)
4. John Stevenson (1877-1877)
5. George Stevenson (1878-1878)
6. Angie Catharine Stevenson Harison (1879-1969)
7. Pat Stevenson (1880-1880)
8. Laura Ola Stevenson Hill (1881-1960)
9. William Sellers Stevenson (1884-1979)
10. James Ernest Stevenson (1885-1966)
11. Floyd Eugene Stevenson (1887-1971)
12. Benjamin Franklin Stevenson (1889-1975)
13. Kittie Marion Stevenson Sturgeon (1893-1975)

In 1880 John (a farmer), Sallie, Della, Mary and Angie, along with Sallie's single sister Ida Elizabeth "Lizzie Langford (age 35, born GA) and John's brother James E. Stevenson (age 28) were living at the 1st Ward, Claiborne Parish, Page 238C, Louisiana. All of the children were born in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. In 1900 John (a merchant), Sallie (mother of 15, 9 living), Angie, Ola, Sellers, Ernest, Floyd, Frank and Mary were living at Junction City, Union County, Arkansas along with Sallie’s single sister, Lizzie. In 1910 John (a farmer), Sallie (mother of nine, all living, sic), Floyd, Frank, May and Sallie's single sister, Lizzie, were living at Val Verde County, Texas. In 1920 John, Sallie, Floyd, Frank, May, and Mollie (age 17, daughter-in-law; wife of Frank), and Sallie's single sister, Lizzie Langford (1845-1927) were living at Phoenix, Maricopa County, Texas.

Links to John's parents, wife, seven of his thirteen known children and eight of his ten known siblings are included below.



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  • Maintained by: Dan Stevenson
  • Originally Created by: Don Griffith
  • Added: 22 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44690692
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gwin Stevenson (25 Feb 1850–16 Jul 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44690692, citing Tempe Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Dan Stevenson (contributor 47015440) .