Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Samuel Stephens

Male 1791 - 1866  (74 years)


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  • Name Samuel Stephens 
    Born 5 Jul 1791  Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1866  near Danville, Boone Co Ky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I006610  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph Lawrence Stephens,   b. 12 Apr 1764, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1848, Ruddells Mill, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Nancy Mary Shackelford,   b. 30 Dec 1769, Shenandoah, Page County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1791, Shenandoah, Page County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1784  Shenandoah, Page County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth (Betsey) Powell,   b. 1792, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1857, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1809  Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • STEVENS, Samuel & Betsey POWELL, 17 July 1809, BD, b Abraham Powell, c by father Micajah Powell, 1-116, Boone Co., KY
    Children 
     1. Edmund Stephens,   b. 29 Jun 1810, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Micajah L Stephens,   b. 1812, In Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Mary Anne Stephens,   b. 4 Mar 1814, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1897, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Elizabeth Stephens,   b. 31 Jan 1816, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1904, Christian Co Ill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. James P Stephens,   b. 1819, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     6. Eliza Anne Stephens,   b. 20 Mar 1820, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1870, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     7. Rosanna Stephens,   b. 1828, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Edinberg, Christian Co Ill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Melvinia Stephens,   b. 1833, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Joseph Woodford Stephens,   b. 27 Jun 1836, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F04492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1. Samuel STEPHENS was born 5 JUL 1791 in Va, and died 1866 in nr Danville, Boone Co Ky. He was the son of 2. Joseph Lawrence STEPHENS and 3. Nancy Mary SHACKELFORD. He married Elizabeth (Betsey) POWELL 17 JUL 1809 in Boone Co Ky. She was born 1792 in Va, and died 31 AUG 1857 in Boone Co Ky.

      Children of Samuel STEPHENS and Elizabeth (Betsey) POWELL are: i. Edmund STEPHENS was born 29 JUN 1810, and died 1905. He married Elizabeth E CARTER 9 DEC 1830 in Boone Co Ky. She died BEF. 1835. He married Mary Anne AYLOR 19 MAR 1835 in Boone Co Ky, daughter of Henry AYLOR and Jemima TANNER. She was born 22 SEP 1818.
      ii. Micajah L STEPHENS was born 1812 in Ind, and died 1897 in Boone Co Ky. He married Mary Anne (Polly) ADAMS 11 MAR 1830 in Boone Co Ky. She was born 1813 in Ky.
      iii. Mary Anne STEPHENS was born 4 MAR 1814 in Boone Co Ky, and died 28 FEB 1897 in Boone Co Ky. She married Presley Peak ADAMS 25 AUG 1831 in Boone Co Ky. He was born 16 OCT 1809 in Grant Co Ky, and died 22 JAN 1872 in Boone Co Ky.
      iv. Elizabeth STEPHENS was born 31 JAN 1816 in Ky, and died 28 JUN 1904 in Christian Co Ill. She married William Mason PEEK 22 DEC 1831 in Boone Co Ky. He was born 11 DEC 1811 in Ky, and died 1 SEP 1888 in Christian Co Ill.
      v. James P STEPHENS was born 1819 in Boone Co Ky, and died 1872 in Boone Co Ky. He married Mary Jane E HAGISH in Boone Co Ky, daughter of Charles HAGISH. She was born AUG 1819 in Va, and died 1906 in Boone Co Ky.
      vi. Eliza Anne STEPHENS was born 20 MAR 1820 in Boone Co Ky, and died 6 APR 1870 in Ky. She married Jackson Reese RICE 16 MAY 1839 in Boone Co Ky. He was born 29 NOV 1815 in Ky, and died FEB 1879 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co Oh.
      vii. Rosanna STEPHENS was born 1828 in Ky, and died 1913 in Edinberg, Christian Co Ill. She married Buckner BLACK 10 MAY 1848 in Boone Co Ky. He was born 1829 in Ky, and died 1897 in Edinberg, Christian Co Ill.
      viii. Melvinia STEPHENS was born 1833.
      ix. Joseph Woodford STEPHENS was born 27 JUN 1836.

      Boone County Land book I, page 279-281; 22 July 1867 - Aug 17th 1867

      Heirs of Samuel Stephens

      Refer to Drawing
      Surveyed and divided for Edmond Stephens and others the following tract of land situated in the county of Boone on the waters of Gunpowder bounded and described as follows, Beginning at a stone a corner of a small lot of Wyatt Jones (Col) in line of M.C. Norman, thence S89-1/2E105 poles to a red oak in line with Benjamin Norman thence S88-1/4E86-3/5 poles to a stake a corner of Marshall's heirs, thence S3/4W104-1/2 poles to a stake a corner of Volney Dickerson in line of Sebastian Marshall's thence S1-3/4W27-1/3 poles to a stake thence N89-1/4W47 poles to a stake a corner of Mary Stansifer in line of Dollins heirs thence N1-1/4E132-4/5 poles to the beginning containing 133 acres.

      Lot 1 - 29 acres - Micajah Stephens (purchased James P. Stephens interest)

      Balance of lots jointly assigned to Samuel Stephens heirs as follows; Edmund Stephens, Polly Adams, Elizabeth A. Rice, Elizabeth Peak, Joseph Woodford Stephens, Rose Anne Black and Melvinia Stephens.
      Lot 2 - 12-1/2 acres -
      Lot 3 - 15 acres -
      Lot 4 - 14 acres -
      Lot 5 - 29 acres -
      Lot 6 - 14 acres -
      Lot 7 - 15 acres -
      Lot 8 - 16 acres -

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