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Elizabeth (Letcher) Stephens (1811 - abt. 1874)

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Elizabeth Stephens formerly Letcher aka Nankivell
Born in St Agnes, Cornwall, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in St Agnes, Cornwall, Englandmap
Wife of — married in Truro, Cornwall, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Grant, Wisconsin, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 29 Apr 2016 | Last significant change: 19 Dec 2018
12:26: Ian Argall edited the Status Indicators for Elizabeth (Letcher) Stephens (1811-abt.1874). [Thank Ian for this]
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Biography

CENSUS INFORMATION: In the 1841 UK Census, she is listed as Elizabeth Stephens, aged 25 (rounded) and born in county. She is living with her mother and 4 children in Cocks, Perranzabuloe. (HO107/150/11, Folio 59, Page 13).
In the 1850 US Census, she is listed as Elizabeth Stephens, aged 35 and born in England. She is living in District 24 in Grant county, Wisconsin, with her (second) husband, her three boys from her first marriage (who now have the surname od Stephens), 5 daghters (by her second marriage, and a John Letcher (who must be a relative). (Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls);

GENERAL NOTES: BAPTISM: Date: 11-Aug 1811
Parish Or Reg District: Agnes, St.
Name: Elizabeth LETCHER
Sex: dau
Father Forename: John
Mother Forename: Mary
Residence:
Father Rank Profession:
Notes:

MARRIAGE: First marriage: Date: 25-Jun 1831
Parish Or Reg District: Agnes, St.
Groom Name: William NANKIVELL
Groom Age:
Groom Residence: otp
Groom Condition: Bachelor
Groom Rank Profession:
Groom Signed / Marked (S/M): Marked
Groom Father Name:
Groom Father Rank Profession:
Bride Name: Elizabeth LETCHER
Bride Age:
Bride Residence: otp
Bride Condition: Spinster
Bride Rank Profession:
Bride Signed / Marked (S/M): Marked
Bride Father Name:
Bride Father Rank Profession:
Banns / Licence (B/L): Banns
Witness 1: Roger Daniell
Witness 2: James Gripe
Other Information:

Second marriage: Marriage is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Truro Registration District in the June quarter of 1839 under reference 9.338. The couple are listed as Thomas Stevens and Elizabeth Nankivell.

07 Jun 1839 • West Briton, Cornwall, England: At the Superintendent Registerar's[sic] office, Truro, on Monday last, Thomas Stevens and Miss (sic) Nankivell both of St Agnes, married.

MIGRATION: Emigrated to Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin, USA in 1841/2.

1811 Elizabeth Letcher was born or christened about 19 Feb 1811 at Saint Agnes Near Truto, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.[1]

1831 Elizabeth married William Nankivel on June 25, 1831 in Saint Agnes Near Truro, Cornwall, England.[2][3]

1839 Elizabeth married Thomas Stephens around 1839.[4]

1850 She appeared twice in the 1850 US Census living in Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, USA at age 34 and in Grant, Wisconsin, USA at age 35.[5][6]

1860 Elizabeth was living in Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin when the 1860 census was taken.[7]

1874 Elizabeth passed away in 1874 in Grant, Wisconsin, USA.[8]

Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JMRV-VT5 : 6 December 2014), Elizabeth Letcher, 19 Feb 1811; citing SAINT AGNES NEAR TRURO,CORNWALL,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 916,880, 916,881.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N2JP-JYY : 10 December 2014), William Nankivell and Elizabeth Letcher, 25 Jun 1831; citing Saint Agnes Near Truro,Cornwall,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 916,880, 916,881, 916,882.
  3. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NFCT-2QC : 10 December 2014), William Nankivell and Elizabeth Letcher, 25 Jun 1831; citing St. Agnes, Cornwall, England, reference 262; FHL microfilm 1,545,199.
  4. A source for this information is needed.
  5. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4DK-4LB : 9 November 2014), Elisabeth Stevens in household of Thomas Stevens, Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States; citing family 38, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2HJC-YLN : 9 November 2014), Elizabeth Stephens in household of Thomas Stephens, Grant county, Grant, Wisconsin, United States; citing family 600, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWM1-FWP : 30 December 2015), Elizabeth Stevens in entry for Thomas Stevens, 1860.
  8. A source for this information is needed.


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On 1 Nov 2018 at 10:39 GMT Ian Argall wrote:

Letcher-99 and Letcher-109 are not ready to be merged because: I agree these are both the same person.

On 28 Oct 2018 at 07:28 GMT Jean (Cox) Price wrote:

Letcher-109 and Letcher-99 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates, same two husbands, dame place of birth, same place of death



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