Descendants of John Stephenson Sr.


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1. John Stephenson Sr. was born before 1634 and died before 1677.

General Notes: The following information was provided by Alan C. Stephenson, from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 25, 2010:

Deeds and Land Grants:

1. Land grant dated to Epaphroditus Lawson dated September 3, 1649, of 700 acres on Rappahanock River lying about 12 miles up the north side to the mouth of Slaughters Creek separating the land of John Carter, for the importation of 14 persons whos names are maintained in the records under this patent. PB 2:180.

2. William Clapham Jr. of Rapa. in Lancaster County to John Stephenson dated July 12, 1654, 700 acres in Rapa. about 12 miles up, as may appear in a patent dated Sept. 3, 1649, a neck of land on Slaughters Creek parting the land of Major John Carter; signed with a mark; witnessed by Thomas Madestard and John Goldsborough; recorded [illegible], 1654. Lancaster DB 1:139.

Court Records:

1. Recorded by Mr. Fox: Mr. Stevens 4 tithables. Lancaster County Court Orders, 1652-1656, p. 238.

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John married Christian Unknown. Christian died after 1678.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 2 M    i. John Stephenson Jr. was born on 12 May 1656 and died in Nov 1727 in Isle of Wight, Virginia at age 71.


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