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Elizabeth Preston

Elizabeth Preston

Female 1829 - 1920  (91 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Preston 
    Born 1829  Preston, St John Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 19 Aug 1829  St. John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Aug 1920  Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 20 Aug 1920  Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1474  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2015 

    Father John Preston,   b. Nov 1790, Pilling, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1872, Yealand Conyers, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Ann Ronson,   b. 1791, Rawcliff, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1866, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1812  St. John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F613  Group Sheet

    Family 1 John Dobson Stephenson,   b. 22 Sep 1836, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1909, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1860  Esquesing, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Alonzo Judson Stephenson,   b. 19 Jul 1871, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1933, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. James Preston Stephenson,   b. 19 Aug 1860, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1930, , Boone, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. William Robert Stephenson,   b. 02 Jul 1862, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1942, , Orange, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Sarah Jane Stephenson,   b. 21 Nov 1864, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1944, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Mary Florence Stephenson,   b. 23 Mar1868, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1951, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Edward Stephenson,   b. 19 Jun 1829, Carnforth, Lancashire, Warton Parish, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1859, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1848  St. Oswald, Warton Nr Lancaster, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • REF: The Parish of Warton in Lancashire
      http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Warton-near-Lancaster/index.html

      Marriage: 16 Oct 1848 St Oswald, Warton Nr Lancaster, Lancashire, England
      Edward Stephenson - minor labourer bachelor of Carnforth
      Elizabeth Preston - minor spinster of Carnforth
      Groom's Father: Christopher Stephenson, husbandman
      Bride's Father: John Preston, farmer
      Witness: Jonathan Preston; Sarah Hannah Wilson
      Married by Banns by: Thomas DEAN
      Register: Marriages 1837 - 1876, P 66, No 131
      Source: Film 1849662
    Children 
     1. Mary Alice Stephenson,   b. Abt 1846, Lancashire, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +2. Roger Preston Stephenson,   b. 05 May 1849, Warton Parish, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1928, Arvada, Jefferson, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Christopher W. Stephenson,   b. 20 Feb 1851, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1928, Torrance, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. John H. Stephenson,   b. 16 Sep 1852, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1923, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Edward Stephenson,   b. 25 Nov 1853, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Edward M. Stephenson,   b. 25 Nov 1853, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1923, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Thomas B. Stephenson,   b. 20 Nov 1855, Carnforth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1943, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Margaret Stephenson,   b. 19 Jul 1857, ,, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1904, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     9. Elizabeth Ann Stephenson,   b. 16 Apr 1859, ,, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1945, Compton, , California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F612  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Elizabeth Preston
    Elizabeth Preston
    Family photo

    Documents
    Elizabeth Preston Baptism
    Elizabeth Preston Baptism
    Name:Elizabeth Preston
    Baptism Date:19 Jul 1829
    Parish:Pilling, Lancashire, England
    Father:John Preston
    Mother:Ann Preston

    Headstones
    Elizabeth Preston
    Elizabeth Preston
    Mother
    Elizabeth
    1829 - 1920

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth, Edward and their family and John D. immigrated to Canada through New York on May 6, 1857

      U.S. Census
      1920 Sparta, Randolph Co., IL
      Address: 208 West College
      Living near Harold John Stephenson's family on 433 State St.

      Examine Ontario, Canada, County Marriage Registers, 1858 - 1869:
      Esquesing Twp., Wellington Co./Halton Co., Ont., Canada
      The census states that Esquesing Twp is in Halton Co. while the marriage certificate states it is in Wellington Co.

      REF: http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Pilling/index.html
      The Parish of Pilling
      in the County of
      -- Lancashire --

      Baptisms at St John the Baptist in the Parish of Pilling
      Baptisms recorded in the Register for the years 1813 - 1837
      http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Pilling/index.html
      Baptism: 17 Jul 1829 St John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England
      Elizabeth Preston - dau of John Preston & Ann
      Abode: Preesall
      Occupation: Carrier
      Baptised by: J D Banister
      Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1837, Page 69, Entry 549
      Source: LDS Film 1470931

      Baptism: 26 Mar 1826 St John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England
      Jonathan Preston - son of John Preston & Ann
      Abode: Preesall
      Occupation: Farmer
      Baptised by: J D Banister
      Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1837, Page 55, Entry 437
      Source: LDS Film 1470931
    • Illinois State Death Index lists her birth as 19 Aug 1829, OPC lists her baptism as 17 Jul 1829. Ancestry.com actual image shows her baptism as 19 Jul 1829.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1860 U. S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, Roll 221, p. 799.

    2. [S11] 1870 U.S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Township 4, Range 5, Randolph County, Illinois, roll 272, p. 213A.

    3. [S91] OPC Lancashire, OPC [on-line], p 69, Entry 569, 26 Apr 2015.
      Baptism: 17 Jul 1829 St John the Baptist,Pilling, Lancashire, England
      Elizabeth Preston - dau of John Preston & Ann
      Abode: Preesall
      Occupation: Carrier
      Baptised by: J D Banister
      Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1837, Page 69, Entry 549
      Source: LDS Film 1470931

    4. [S93] Lancashire Births and Baptisms, Lancashire Anglican Parish Registers, Preston, England: Lancashire Archives, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012), Reference Number: PR 2935/1/5 , p 69, No. 549 (Reliability: 3), 26 Apr 2015.
      Name:Elizabeth Preston
      Baptism Date:19 Jul 1829
      Parish:Pilling, Lancashire, England
      Father:John Preston
      Mother:Ann Preston


    5. [S68] Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916 - 1950.
      STEPHENSON ELIZABETH File #: 0031884 Death Date: 1920-08-18 County: RANDOLPH City: SPARTA Date Filed: 20-08-19


    6. [S22] Cemeteries of Randolph County, Illinois Vol 3, Compiled by Lucille Wittenborn Wiechens, (Name: 1991;), 82.
      Stephenson, Elizabeth 1829 1920 w/John D. etc Section R

    7. [S91] OPC Lancashire, OPC [on-line] (Reliability: 3), 26 Apr 2015.
      Marriage: 11 Feb 1812 St John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England
      John Preston - 21, Husbandman, Pilling
      Ann Ronson - (X), 20, Spinster, Pilling
      Witness: John Tomlinson; Thomas Ronson
      Married by Banns by: James Potter Minister
      Source: LDS Film 1470931 & 1502429

    8. [S160] Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1918, MS248_17, Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928, Reel MS248_17, John Stephenson, 17 Jan 1860.
      John Stephenson, age 23, b. England, son of Christopher and Margaret Stephenson, married Elizabeth Stevenson, age 21, b. England, daughter of John and Ann Stevenson, married 17 Jan 1860, in Esquesing Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada

    9. [S161] Ontario, Canada, Wellington, Esquesing Township, "Ontario Marriage Index, 1858-1869", Roll 1030067.
      Elizabeth Stevenson, age 21, b. England, daughter of John and Ann Stevenson, married 17 Jan 1860 to John Stephenson, age 23, b. England, son of Christopher and Margaret Stephenson, residence: Esquesing Township

    10. [S91] OPC Lancashire, OPC [on-line], p 66, Entry 131 (Reliability: 3), 26 Apr 2015.
      Marriage: 16 Oct 1848 St Oswald, Warton Nr Lancaster, Lancashire, England
      Edward Stephenson - minor, labourer, bachelor, Carnforth
      Elizabeth Preston - minor, spinster, Carnforth
      Groom's Father: Christopher Stephenson, husbandman
      Bride's Father: John Preston, farmer
      Witness: Jonathan Preston; Sarah Hannah Wilson
      Married by Banns by: Thomas Dean
      Register: Marriages 1837 - 1876, Page 66, Entry 131
      Source: LDS Film 1849662