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RC STEPHENS

I was told the ladies inthe photo were Joann Bauman and my Aunt Maxine, however, I cannot verify that.

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This is where you will find some information regarding the families of Stephens, Franks, Lankford etc. Hope you find what you are looking for here.   

Descendants of Gabriel Stephens

 

Generation No. 1

1. GABRIEL4 STEPHENS (HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born 1645 in Switzerland, and died 1720. He married BARBARA BARR. She was born 1650, and died 1711.

Child of GABRIEL STEPHENS and BARBARA BARR is:

2. i. PETER5 STEPHENS, SR., b. Abt. 1690, Heidleburg Germany or Holland; d. 1757, Stephensburg (Stephens City) Fredricks Co., VA.

 

Generation No. 2

2. PETER5 STEPHENS, SR. (GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1690 in Heidleburg Germany or Holland, and died 1757 in Stephensburg (Stephens City) Fredricks Co., VA. He married MARIA CHRISTINA PAPEN November 17, 1712 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa, daughter of HEIVERT PAPEN and ELIZABETH RITTENHOUSE. She was born Bet. 1690 - 1700.

Notes for PETER STEPHENS, SR.:

A second lineage for Peter Stephens Sr is listed as:

William Stephens & ? Lawrence

b. 1674-- England

x Samuel Stephens

1650-1710

X John Stephens & Ann Wade

1627-1700 1629

Children of PETER STEPHENS and MARIA PAPEN are:

3. i. PETER6 STEPHENS, JR., b. Bet. 1732 - 1735, Fredricks Co., VA; d. 1812, Montgomery Co., Va.

ii. LEWIS STEPHENS, b. 1729.

iii. LAWRENCE STEPHENS, b. 1730.

iv. HENRY STEPHENS, b. 1740.

 

Generation No. 3

3. PETER6 STEPHENS, JR. (PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born Bet. 1732 - 1735 in Fredricks Co., VA, and died 1812 in Montgomery Co., Va. He married MARY CHRISMAN 1753 in Fredricks Co., Va, daughter of JACOB CHRISMAN and MAGDALENA HITE. She was born September 29, 1735 in Fredricks Co., VA.

Notes for PETER STEPHENS, JR.:

Sargent in the Revolutionary War with VA troops under Charles Stockley.

Children of PETER STEPHENS and MARY CHRISMAN are:

4. i. JONATHAN7 STEPHENS, b. 1763, Fredricks, VA.

ii. LAWRENCE STEPHENS, b. 1755.

iii. JACOB STEPHENS, b. 1756.

iv. MALE STEPHENS, b. Abt. 1758.

v. ISAAC STEPHENS, b. 1762.

vi. JOSEPH STEPHENS, b. 1763.

vii. KEZIAH STEPHENS, b. September 09, 1767.

viii. DAVID STEPHENS, b. May 04, 1770.

 

Generation No. 4

4. JONATHAN7 STEPHENS (PETER6, PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born 1763 in Fredricks, VA. He married SUSANNAH THOMPSON 1793 in Montgomery Co., VA, daughter of GEORGE THOMPSON and ELIZABETH. She was born 1772 in Montomgery Co, VA, and died in Cole Co., Mo.

Children of JONATHAN STEPHENS and SUSANNAH THOMPSON are:

5. i. JOHN THOMAS8 STEPHENS, b. September 11, 1791, Shenendoah Valley, Montgomery, VA; d. 1870, Johnson Tx.

ii. UNKNOWN STEPHENS.

iii. UNKNOWN STEPHENS.

iv. WILLIAM STEPHENS, b. November 22, 1800.

 

Generation No. 5

5. JOHN THOMAS8 STEPHENS (JONATHAN7, PETER6, PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born September 11, 1791 in Shenendoah Valley, Montgomery, VA, and died 1870 in Johnson Tx. He married CATHERINE HOBACK June 23, 1820 in Crawford Co., Indiana, daughter of ANDREW HOBACK and MARY STEWART. She was born 1800, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870.

Notes for JOHN THOMAS STEPHENS:

John Thomas Stephens Sr. was born September 11, 1791-1797 in the Shenandoah Valley in Montgomery Co., Va and died January 27, 1870 in Johnson Co., Tx where he had lived from about 1845 until his death in 1870. He marrid Catherine Hoback June 23, 1820 in Crawford Co., Indiana. She was the daughter of Andrew Hoback. She wa born abt 1800 in Kentucky and died bet 1860-1870 in Johnson Co., Tx.

After the birth of their first child, John and Catherine left Indiana and migrated to Cole Co., Mo where they resided until about 1844 as Peters' Colonists. They loaded their wgons andheaded forTexas. They arrived in Navarro Co., Tx sometime in 1845. As Peters' Colonists, John Thomas Stephens Sr., his sons John Jr. James Absalon, and two sons-in-law, Lewis Tanzey and James A. mackey, were issued land grants as colonists. The names of John Sr., John Jr., Lewis Tanzey and James A. Mackey are all found on the petition sent to Austin, Texas to form another county out of Navarro Co., and later became known as Johnson County. (From the notes of E.M.T. Sansom)

There is no real documented evidence that points to that name. (1) The land grant issued to John Jr was issued int he name of Thoas. It is believed that this was done to distinguish his grant from that of his father's which was issued in the name of John. (2) From [History of Johnson County, Tx] published 1985: The only child born to Elizabeth Rose Stephens [daughter of John T.Stephens Sr] and George W. Miller was named John Thomas Stephens Miller. (EMT Sansom]

John T. Stephens Sr:

Burial: January 1870 Buchanan Community Cemetery, Johnson Co., Tx

Occupation: Farming and stock raising

Religion: Methodist

Catherine Hoback:

She died between 1860-1870 prior to the death of her husband. Was possibly buried in an unmarked grave on the family farm in the Buchanan community prior to the establishment of a cemetery in JohnsonCo, Tx

She was on the 1860 census but not the 1870 census.

marriage Notes are listed in the "Crawford Co., Marriages", The Hoosier Geneologist, Vol. 10, No. 2, Mar-Apr 1970

'John Stephens and Catherine Hoback" James Callans, Jr. swears to her age.

 

More About JOHN THOMAS STEPHENS:

Burial: Johnson Tx

Children of JOHN STEPHENS and CATHERINE HOBACK are:

6. i. ANDREW JACKSON9 STEPHENS, b. 1832, Cole Co., Mo.

ii. WILLIAM HENRY STEPHENS, b. Abt. 1822.

iii. NANCY ANN STEPHENS, b. Abt. 1824.

iv. JOHN THOMAS STEPHENS JR., b. 1826.

v. NISA STEPHENS, b. 1828.

vi. JAMES ABSALOM(N) STEPHENS, b. 1830.

vii. KATHERINE STEPHENS, b. 1835.

viii. MERRILLE WILLIAMSON STEPHENS, b. April 01, 1836.

ix. ELIZABETH ROSE STEPHENS, b. April 01, 1836.

x. GEORGE WASHINGTON STEPHENS, b. 1840.

xi. SUSAN STEPHENS, b. 1843.

 

Generation No. 6

6. ANDREW JACKSON9 STEPHENS (JOHN THOMAS8, JONATHAN7, PETER6, PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born 1832 in Cole Co., Mo. He married REBECCA ROBINSON. She was born March 28, 1835, and died 1889.

Children of ANDREW STEPHENS and REBECCA ROBINSON are:

7. i. WILLIAM MATTERSON10 STEPHENS, b. 1855; d. Pauls Valley, Ok.

ii. JANE STEPHENS, b. 1855.

iii. WILLIAMSON STEPHENS, b. 1859.

iv. ISABELL P. STEPHENS, b. 1861.

v. ELIZABETH EMMALINE STEPHENS, b. 1863.

vi. GEORGE FRANKLIN STEPHENS, b. 1866.

vii. REBECCA LOUISE STEPHENS, b. 1874.

 

Generation No. 7

7. WILLIAM MATTERSON10 STEPHENS (ANDREW JACKSON9, JOHN THOMAS8, JONATHAN7, PETER6, PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born 1855, and died in Pauls Valley, Ok. He married EUDORA FRANKS, daughter of JAMES FRANKS and SUSAN MOORE. She was born 1865 in Little Rock, Ar, and died 1954 in Merced, California.

Child of WILLIAM STEPHENS and EUDORA FRANKS is:

8. i. REUBEN COLUMBUS11 STEPHENS, b. February 1909, O'Donnel, Tx; d. May 1991, California.

 ii. Archie

iii  Andrew Jackson Stephens (1889-1971)

iv  Ada Ozella B. 1885

v   Lula Jane b. 1887

vi   George Franklin  3/17.191

vii  Mary Elizabeth 3/17/1891

viii Lemuel Cornelious Stephens b. 2/18/1908 or 1909

ix  Rubin Columbus Stephens  b. 2/18/1909 or 1908

Generation No. 8

8. REUBEN COLUMBUS11 STEPHENS (WILLIAM MATTERSON10, ANDREW JACKSON9, JOHN THOMAS8, JONATHAN7, PETER6, PETER5, GABRIEL4, HANS CUNRODF3 STAFFEN, HEINRICH2, JOSEPH1) was born February 1909 in O'Donnel, Tx, and died May 1991 in California. He married CEOLA NADINE WALLACE Unknown in ?, daughter of RAYMOND WALLACE and NEVADA SALYER. She was born December 01, 1912 in Stroud, Ok, and died April 14, 1997 in Iowa.

More About REUBEN COLUMBUS STEPHENS:

Burial: California

Notes for CEOLA NADINE WALLACE:

Ceola Nadine Wallace was married To Reuben C. Stephens and had 3 daughters.

Alice Louise Stephens Walker, Betty Jean (Liz) Stephens Holmes, and Opal Jacqueline (Jackie) Stephens Fox. All daughters are living.

She also married: Sterling Palmer Bone and remaimed with him till his death in 1990 or 1991.

More About CEOLA NADINE WALLACE:

Cause of Death: Lung Cancer

Children of REUBEN STEPHENS and CEOLA WALLACE are:

i. ALICE LOUISE12 STEPHENS, b. June 10, 1931.

Notes for ALICE LOUISE STEPHENS:

Marriages of Alice Louise Stephens

1--James C. Logan Sr.

children:

James Logan Jr., Stephen Patrick Logan, and Michael Palmer (Logan) Bone

 

2--Joseph F. Glisson

Children:

Linda Anne Glisson Carter

3-- Walter Harley (Bill H.) Walker

No children

 

 

 

More About ALICE LOUISE STEPHENS:

Cause of Death: N/A

Medical Information: Congestive Heart FailureAsthma, Emphysema (COPD)Neuropathy

ii. BETTY JEAN (LIZ) STEPHENS.

iii. OPAL JACQUELINE? (JACKIE) STEPHENS.

 

 

 

 

 
Descendants of Gabriel Stephens

1 Gabriel Stephens 1645 - 1720

.. +Barbara Barr 1650 - 1711

........ 2 Peter Stephens, Sr. 1690 - 1757

............ +Maria Christina Papen 1690 -

................... 3 Peter Stephens, Jr. 1732 - 1812

....................... +Mary Chrisman 1735 -

............................. 4 Jonathan Stephens 1763 -

................................. +Susannah Thompson 1772 -

........................................ 5 John Thomas Stephens 1791 - 1870

............................................ +Catherine Hoback 1800 - 1860

.................................................. 6 Andrew Jackson Stephens 1832 -

...................................................... +Rebecca Robinson 1835 - 1889

............................................................. 7 William Matterson Stephens 1855 -

................................................................. +Eudora Franks 1865 - 1954

........................................................................ 8 Reuben Columbus Stephens 1909 - 1991

............................................................................ +Ceola Nadine Wallace 1912 - 1997

.................................................................................. 9 Alice Louise Stephens 1931 -

.................................................................................. 9 Betty Jean (Liz) Stephens

.................................................................................. 9 Opal Jacqueline? (Jackie) Stephens

............................................................. 7 Jane Stephens 1855 -

............................................................. 7 Williamson Stephens 1859 -

............................................................. 7 Isabell P. Stephens 1861 -

............................................................. 7 Elizabeth Emmaline Stephens 1863 -

............................................................. 7 George Franklin Stephens 1866 -

............................................................. 7 Rebecca Louise Stephens 1874 -

.................................................. 6 William Henry Stephens 1822 -

.................................................. 6 Nancy Ann Stephens 1824 -

.................................................. 6 John Thomas Stephens Jr. 1826 -

.................................................. 6 Nisa Stephens 1828 -

.................................................. 6 James Absalom(n) Stephens 1830 -

.................................................. 6 Katherine Stephens 1835 -

.................................................. 6 Merrille Williamson Stephens 1836 -

.................................................. 6 Elizabeth Rose Stephens 1836 -

.................................................. 6 George Washington Stephens 1840 -

.................................................. 6 Susan Stephens 1843 -

........................................ 5 Unknown Stephens

........................................ 5 Unknown Stephens

........................................ 5 William Stephens 1800 -

............................. 4 Lawrence Stephens 1755 -

............................. 4 Jacob Stephens 1756 -

............................. 4 Male Stephens 1758 -

............................. 4 Isaac Stephens 1762 -

............................. 4 Joseph Stephens 1763 -

............................. 4 Keziah Stephens 1767 -

............................. 4 David Stephens 1770 -

................... 3 Lewis Stephens 1729 -

................... 3 Lawrence Stephens 1730 -

................... 3 Henry Stephens 1740 -

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MORE FAMILY INFO ON THE STEPHENS LINE
 
I have found a 2nd parental lineage for Peter Stephens Sr.(1690)
 
Peter Stephens Sr. is also listed as Hans Peter Stephens
 
Father: William Stephens (1674)-England- and Barbara Bar
Williams Stephens was the son of Samuel Stephens (1650)
Samuel Stephens was the son of John Stephens (1627-1700 and Ann Wade (1629)
 
 

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