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  • ID: I4182
  • Name: Hugh W. Stephenson
  • Given Name: Hugh W.
  • Surname: Stephenson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 Jan 1765 in Balleymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Death: 1 May 1841 in Mount Hope, Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Burial: Rock Springs Cemetery, Mount Hope, Lawrence County, Alabama 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Event: FindAGrave Memorial# 51222838
  • Event: FindAGrave Memorial# 36337151
  • _UID: 0A73CBD99D6D8D4DB521A4B34AA6D3453AA9
  • Change Date: 3 Dec 2010 at 13:35
  • Note:
    Came to America with his parents when he was seven years old. Fought in the battle of King's Mountain with the Revolutionary Army.

    Hugh W Stephenson was a farmer, five feet nine inches tall; his weight was 155 lbs; blue eyes; hair was light or whitish, his beard was sandy, his complexion for florid; his skin was thin; he had even tempered, mild disposition, he was very domestic and industrious, he was kind and gentle in his manner, and he was a very affectionate and thoughtful husband. He was a consistent member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Rock Springs, Lawrence County, Alabama.

    Hugh was listed on the 1820 Alabama State Census in Franklin County with 3 sons under 21, his wife and another female over 21, and 1 daughter under 21. At the time of the 1830 census, Hugh was head of household with his wife and a son between 15 and 19 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He served in 1837 as representative to the Alabama State Legislature from Lawrence County, Alabama.

    Tombstone Inscription:
    Sacred to the Memory of H W Stephenson born January 28 1765 died in ---------------Stone is broken and gone




    Marriage 1 Margaret Stephenson b: 28 Nov 1770 in Balleymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    • Married: 16 Oct 1787 in , York County, South Carolina
    • Change Date: 2 Dec 2010
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary M. Stephenson b: 9 Feb 1795 in , Sumner County, Tennessee
    2. Has No Children John Campbell Stephenson b: 28 Aug 1797
    3. Has Children Pleasant Wright Stephenson b: 9 Jun 1800 in , Smith County, Tennessee
    4. Has Children Hodge Lawson Stephenson b: 2 Jun 1802 in , Smith County, Tennessee
    5. Has Children Sarah R. Stephenson b: 12 Aug 1807 in Alabama
    6. Has Children Finis Ewing Stephenson b: 2 Nov 1811 in , Maury County, Tennessee

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: FindAGrave.com
      Title: FindAGrave.com
      Page: Memorial# 51222838 has tombstone photo
    2. Abbrev: FindAGrave.com
      Title: FindAGrave.com
      Page: Memorial# 36337151 Inscription: Sacred to the Memory of H W Stephenson born January 28 1765 died (illegible)
    3. Abbrev: Nelda Stephenson's SE Relatives 3
      Title: Nelda Stephenson's SE Relatives 3
      Author: Nelda Stephenson
      Publication: neldastephenson@aol.com, RootsWeb Gedcom neldastephenson
    4. Abbrev: The Stephenson Family
      Title: The Stephenson Family
      Author: John Calvin Stephenson
      Publication: Nashville, Tennessee, 1906
    5. Abbrev: 1830 United States Federal Census
      Title: 1830 United States Federal Census
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Page: 1830 U S Census: , Lawrence, Alabama, Page: 250; NARA Roll: M19-1; Family History Film: 0002328.
    6. Abbrev: Alabama State Census, 1820-1866
      Title: Alabama State Census, 1820-1866
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Page: Census Year: 1820; County: Franklin
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