Nettie Stevens

Nettie Marie Stevens (1861 - 1912)

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Dr Nettie Marie Stevens
Born in Cavendish, Vermont, USAmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Baltimore, Maryland, USAmap
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Profile last modified | Created 7 Jul 2016 | Last significant change: 21 Nov 2018
14:42: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Nettie Marie Stevens (1861-1912). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: Scientists | Baltimore, Maryland | Westford, Massachusetts | Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Massachusetts | American Notables.


Nettie Stevens is Notable.
  • Noted for her research of chromosomes as the basis of sex. Edmund Beecher Wilson is also given this distinction, though their research was independent of each others.[1]
  • daughter of Ephraim Stevens & Julia Adams
  • 1903 PhD
  • died of breast cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • buried in Westford, Mass. cemetery alongside father and sister.
  • 7 July 2016 commemorated in a Google Doodle[2]
  • buried in Westford, Mass. by her mother, Julia Adams Stevens[3][4]


  1. Wikipedia: Nettie Stevens, accessed 7 July 2016
  2. Google Doodle: Nettie Stevens' 155th Birthday
  3. Find A Grave Memorial #20902344, accessed 7 July 2016
  4. Find A Grave Memorial #22434181, accessed 7 July 2016

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Google Doodle: Nettie Stevens’ 155th birthday
Google Doodle: Nettie Stevens’ 155th birthday


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