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Emma Jane (Spencer) Stevens (abt. 1859 - 1894)

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Emma Jane Stevens [uncertain] formerly Spencer
Born about in Attica, Lapeer County, Michigan, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 May 1875 in Imlay, Lapeer County, Michigan, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greeley, Weld County, Coloradomap
Profile last modified 31 Jan 2020 | Created 13 May 2015 | Last significant change: 31 Jan 2020
20:40: Vernon Hintt Jr. added William Burten Stevens (1876-1880) as child for Emma Jane (Spencer) Stevens (abt.1859-1894). [Thank Vernon for this]
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Emma Jane Spencer was born on September 10, 1859 in Michigan, United States. Emma is the daughter of Nelson Spencer and Dorothy Phelps.

Emma marries to William Edward Stevens on May 14, 1875 at Imlay, Lapeer, Michigan.

Emma dies on July 15, 1894, William dies on September 25, 1920 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States. They are both buried at the Linn Grove Cemetery in Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA.

Children of William Stevens and Emma Jane Spencer are:

William Burton Stevens was born on May 2, 1876 at Attica, Lapeer, Michigan. William dies on March 20, 1880 at Cannon, Kent, Michigan.

Fred Stevens was born on November 28, 1879 at Otisco, Kent, Michigan.


Name William E Stevens Age (Expanded) 27 years Birth Year 1848 Birthplace Attica Spouse's Name Emma Jane Spencer Spouse's Age (Expanded) 16 years Spouse's Birth Year 1859 Spouse's Birthplace Attica Event Date 14 May 1875 Event Place Imlay, Lapeer, Michigan


Burial Linn Grove Cemetery Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA Plot Blk W, lot 8, spc 1


United States Census, 1870 Name: Emma Spencer Event Type: Census Event Year: 1870 Event Place: Michigan, United States Gender: Female Age: 10 Race: White Race (Original): W Birth Year (Estimated): 1859-1860 Birthplace: Michigan Page Number: 28 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace Nelson Spencer M 35 Canada Doratha Spencer F 28 Canada Emma Spencer F 10 Michigan Mary E Spencer F 7 Michigan Lester H Spencer M 5 Michigan Alice M Spencer F 3 Michigan Truman N Spencer M 1 Michigan Household ID: 229 , Line Number: 32 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000552183 , Digital Folder Number: 004271437 , Image Number: 00104


  • Marriage - "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch: 4 December 2014, William E Stevens and Emma Jane Spencer, 14 May 1875; citing Imlay, Lapeer, Michigan, v 2 p 208 rn 1386, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,458.
  • Marriage - "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940," database with images, FamilySearch: 4 November 2017, William E. Stevens and Emma Jane Spencer, 14 May 1875, Imlay, Lapeer, Michigan, United States; citing reference ID p 93 rn 1386, various archives, Michigan; FHL microfilm 974,258.
  • Death - FindAGrave Memorial ID 65309670. Find A Grave, database and images : accessed 21 November 2017, memorial page for Emma J Stevens (1860–15 Jul 1894), citing Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by ProgBase (contributor 47278889). Headstone Photograph by Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Abelson FindAGrave Contributor 47153918. Image Published on July 16, 2014.
  • Census - "1870 United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch: accessed 13 May 2015, Emma Spencer in household of Nelson Spencer, Michigan, United States; citing p. 28, family 229, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,183.

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