James Stevens1

M, #1484, b. 24 December 1808, d. 28 June 1880
Last Edited=28 Oct 2007
Page from Stevens Family Bible listing James and Belinda and their children.
     James Stevens, was born on 24 December 1808 at North Carolina.1 His surname was often spelled Stephens.2,3,4

James Stevens married Belinda Stevens on 15 March 1832 at Montgomery County, Alabama, A Thomas Hannon performed the marriage.1,5,6,7

In 1850, James Stevens appeared on the United States Census, at Pike County, Alabama.8

According to a search of Louisiana Land Records on RootsWeb, a James Stevens made three separate purchases of land in 1859 in Grand Parish, Louisiana; one of 39.71 acres; one of 39.91 acres; and another of 319.98 acres. On the 1860 census he is listed as having real property valued at $800 and personal property of $870.

In 1860, James Stevens appeared on the United States Census, at Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.9

In 1870, James Stevens appeared on the United States Census, at Colfax, Grant Parish, Louisiana.10

In 1880, James Stevens appeared on the United States Census, at Grant Parish, Louisiana.11

James Stevens died on 28 June 1880 at Williana, Grant Parish, Louisiana, at age 71.1 and was buried at Grant Parish, Louisiana.

Children of James Stevens and Belinda Stevens

Citations

  1. [S9] Family Bible with births & deaths of Stevens Family, Stevens Family Bible Inscriptions
    , unknown edition (unknown publisher address: unknown publisher, publish date unknown); presently in the possession of Dell Mayfield, Jackson, Mississippi. Hereinafter cited as Stevens Family Bible.
  2. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S228] Alabama Marriages 1807 - 1902, online Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Alabama Marriages - Ancestry.com.
  6. [S257] Pauline Jones Gandrud, compiler, Marriage Records of Montgomery County, Alabama 1817-1850 (PO. Box 12502, Memphis, Tennessee 38112: The Milestone Press, 1973), page 111. Hereinafter cited as Marriage of Montgomery, AL.
  7. [S258] Family Adventures, compiler, Early Alabama Marriage Records, Grooms' Surnames Beginning With "S" (2838 Jody Lan, P.O. Box 17706, Shreveport, LA 71138-0706: J & W Enterprises, 1991), p. 364. Hereinafter cited as Early Alabama Marriages.
  8. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Pike County, Alabama, p. 222, family 1184, a farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, p. 174/175, house 1270, farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Colfax, Grant Parish, Louisiana, p. 111, family 34, no occupation; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Grant Parish, Louisiana, p. 242B.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.