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Margaret Stephenson

Female 1857 - 1904  (46 years)


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  • Name Margaret Stephenson 
    Born 19 Jul 1857  ,, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1904  Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1483  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2015 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Preston,   b. 1829, Preston, St John Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1920, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1848  St. Oswald, Warton Nr Lancaster, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    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
    Family ID F612  Group Sheet

    Family Renwick Steuart Burns,   b. 30 Oct 1853, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Feb 1876 
    Children 
     1. Child ? Burns,   b. Abt 1877
     2. George Burns,   b. 25 Mar 1878, Flat Prairie, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Harry Theodore Burns,   b. 07 Dec 1879, Flat Prairie, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anna Burns,   b. 27 Feb 1881, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1951, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Samuel Edward Burns,   b. 15 Dec 1882, , Randolph County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James Albert Burns,   b. 14 Apr 1884
     7. Thomas Burns,   b. 16 Jul 1887, Dallas, , Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Fred Burns,   b. 21 Sep 1891, Dallas,, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Frank S. Burns,   b. 23 Jun 1894, Dallas,, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. In World War I Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Herbert Burns,   b. 02 Aug 1897, Dallas,, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904  (Age 6 years)
     11. Helen Burns
     12. Margaret Elizabeth Burns
     13. ? Burns,   c. Dallas, , Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F619  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • U.S. Census
      1860 Sparta, Randolph Co., IL
      Lists birth place as "Canada West"
      What does this mean in the 1860's?

  • 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 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