Cornelius Stephenson

Cornelius Stephenson

Birth
Butler County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Feb 1901 (aged 71)
Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Plot North - Row N, Plot 21
Memorial ID 75044521 · View Source
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The Sumner Press, Sumner, Ill. 14 Mar 1901 Pg. 8
Crawford
"After a short illness of pneumonia, Cornelius Stevenson, residing on a farm three miles southwest of this city, passed away Wednesday morning, 27th inst. Mr. Stephenson was born in Butler county, Ohio, Nov. 20, 1829 and was married there. July 8, 1855, to Miss Mary Huls, who survives him." --Argus

1850 Census:
Name: Cornelius Stephenson
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1850: Union, Butler, Ohio
Gender: Male
Family Number: 350
Household Members:
Name Age
Benjaman Stephenson 45
Dorothy Stephenson 42
Cornelius Stephenson 21
Abram Stephenson 19
Gilbert Stephenson 17
Benjaman Stephenson 15
Julia A Stephenson 13
Naomi L Stephenson 10
Elizabeth R Stephenson 7
Mary A Stephenson 4


Illinois, historical : Crawford County Pg. 814
"Mr. Stephenson was born in Butler County, Ohio, November 20,1829,and was married July 8, 1855, to Mary Huls. At his death he left four children, seven grandchildren, his widow and a host of warm personal friends to mourn his loss.
Mrs. Mary Stephenson was born in Indiana, November 8, 1834, but when one year old her parents moved to Butler County, Ohio, and she was there reared on a farm near the town of Pisgah in the vicinity of Cincinnati, her educa­tion being obtained in the schools of her neigh­borhood. Her parents were Joseph and Amanda M. (Kennedy) Huls. Mrs. Stephenson is a member of the United Brethren Church, and the Rev. N. B. Ellsworth of that church officiated at her marriage to Cornelius Stephenson. Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson had the following children: Emma T., born December 10, 1860, married Andrew Wakefield, a farmer of Robinson Town­ship, and they have two children, Ernest and
Oliver; Joseph Cornelius, born April 15, 1866, married Amanda Buskirk, daughter of Ralph Buskirk, a farmer, and they have a daughter; Benjamin F., married Catherine Henderson, and they have a son, Harry W.; Cornelius H., mar­ried Emma A., the only daughter of R.D. and Sarah J. (Wilson) Johnson, and they have three sons and one daughter——Arthur R., born April 11, 1895; Ione L., born September 27, 1896; Everett C., born November 20, 1898, and Allen G., born March 3, 1906...."

History of Crawford and Clark counties, Illinois Pub 1883 Page 255-256 states :"CORNELIUS STEPHENSON...was born November 20, 1829 in Butler County, Ohio. He was raised in that county. He was married in that county, July 8, 1855 to Miss Mary Huls daughter of Joseph Huls. In 1857, he removed to Crawford County, Ill...His (subject's) father, Benjamin Stephenson, was born in New Jersey. Removed with his parents, at age of four years , to Ohio--Butler County--where he remained til his death which occurred in 1873 (June) aged about sixty-seven years. He married, in Butler County, to Miss Theodosia Lowe, by whom he had twelve children, of whom nine survive him...."


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  • Created by: Boyd_Correll
  • Added: 16 Aug 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 75044521
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius Stephenson (20 Nov 1829–27 Feb 1901), Find a Grave Memorial no. 75044521, citing Kirk Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Boyd_Correll (contributor 47512389) .