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John Stebbins

Male 1771 - 1848  (76 years)


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  • Name John Stebbins 
    Born 25 May 1771  Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 January 1848  Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Stafford C. Cleveland's 1873 History and Directory of Yates County, New York, pp. 875-876:
      STEBBIN FAMILIES
      John and David Stebbins, brothers, emigrated from Deerfield, Mass., to what is now Potter, in 1814. David and his wife, Irena, and seven children emigrated at a later day to Chautauqua Co., where the parents died. Five of the children married in Potter.
      John Stebbins and Sally his wife had seven or eight children most of whom married in Potter. They were Orrin, George, Horace and Hollis, (twins,) Emily, Amanda and Mahala. The family of Orrin alone remains in Yates county.
      Orrin Stebbins born in Massachusetts married Sally Basom, and settled on the homestead of his father. In 1853 they moved to Middlesex, where he died in 1866, at the age of sixty-six. His widow survives. He was one of the founders of the Free Will Baptist Church of Potter, and one of its staunch supporters. They have ten surviving children, Nancy, Olive, Emily, Amanda, James, Mary, Susan, William, Samuel and Matilda.
      Nancy married William A. Dinehart. They reside in Middlesen and their children are John, Adams and Emma, all of whom are married and residents of Middlesex.
      John married Jane Rackham. Their children are Mary and one other.
      Adams married Lillias Hadsell of Middlesex. Their children are Willie and an infant.
      Emma married John Storrs. Olive married Henry Soles of Potter. They reside at Clarendon, Orleans Co., N. Y. Their children are Orrin, James, Sarah, William, Alora and Catharine.
      Emily married George Martin, a son of Garret Martin of Jerusalem. They reside on his paternal homestead. Their children are Clark, Charles and Orrin.
      Amanda is the wife of Charles W. Almy of Jerusalem. James married Wealthy, daughter of Truman Reed of Italy. He is a prosperous farmer of Middlesex, and has been twice Supervisor of that town. Their children are Edith, Henry and Emmet.
      Edith married Henry B. Whitman of Middlesex.
      Mary married Chauncey Hawley, son of Ira Hawley of Middlesex. Their children are Adell and Levere.
      Susan married Morey Easton of Middlesex. They reside near Grass Lake, Michigan, and have four children.
      William married Olive, daughter of Othniel Emory of Middlesex. Their children are Mary B. and Laura E.
      Samuel married Emma, daughter of Dudley Allen. Theyreside on his paternal homestead in Middlesex.
      Matilda married Forest Emory of Middlesex. Their children are Carrie and Eugene.
      Emily, sister of Orrin Stebbins, married one Lukore. Amanda, another sister, married a Mr. Dean, and Mahala, the thirdsister, was the wife of Enoch W. Bordwell.

      1800 Federal Census. Conway, Hampshire County, New York
      Roll 15, page 753
      Family of John Stebbins
      3 males under 10
      1 male 10-15
      1 male 26-44
      1 male 45 and over
      1 felmle under 10
      1 female 10-15
      1 female 26-44
      1 female 45 and over
      The census is listed approximately alphabetically. Other Stebbins families in Conway are Chester Stebbins, David Stebbins, Simeon Stebbins, and Moses Stebbins.

      1820 Federal Census. Middlesex, Ontario County, New York
      Roll 62, page 73
      Family of John Stebbins
      2 males 10-15
      1 male 16-25
      1 male 45 and over
      4 females under 10
      2 females 10-15
      1 female 16-25
      1 female 45 and over
      David Stebbins is listed on the same census page.

      In 1823 several towns, including Middlesex, were separate from Ontario county to form Yates county.

      1830 Federal Census. Middlesex, Yates County, New York
      Roll 171, page 323
      Family of John Stebbins
      1 male 60-69
      2 females 10-14
      1 female 15-19
      2 females 50-59
      The families of Orin Stebbins and Moses Stebbins are listed just a few lines away on the same census page.

      In 1832 the eastern portion of the town of Middlesex was separated to form the town of Potter.

      1840 Federal Census. Potter, Yates County, New York
      Roll 351, page 362
      Family of John Stebbens
      1 male 70-79 [John]
      1 female 60-69 [Sarah]
      Orren Stebbins is listed next to John Stebbins on the census.
    Person ID I78075  Schirado
    Last Modified 27 February 2013 

    Father Lieut. David Stebbins,   b. 20 April 1741, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 September 1816, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Rhoda Sheldon,   b. 24 October 1748, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 August 1826, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 18 December 1765  Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F52457  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Sarah Sanderson,   b. 22 February 1775, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 November 1848, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married September 1795  Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Emily Stebbins,   b. 1 July 1796, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 November 1884, Lockport, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Orin Stebbins,   b. 6 April 1798, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 November 1866, Middlesex, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. George Washington Stebbins,   b. 12 March 1800, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 January 1876, Canaan Township, Wayne County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Oliver Stebbins,   b. 8 November 1801, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 October 1878, Royalton, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Sheldon Stebbins,   b. 20 May 1803, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Milan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Horace Stebbins,   b. 17 November 1804, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Hollis Stebbins,   b. 17 November 1804, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 February 1876, Creston, Wayne County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Amanda Stebbins,   b. 16 February 1807,   d. 1 April 1868  (Age 61 years)
     9. Malah Stebbins,   b. 22 January 1810,   d. 16 April 1888  (Age 78 years)
     10. Lucy Stebbins,   b. 16 September 1811,   d. 22 June 1848  (Age 36 years)
     11. Mary Stebbins,   b. 29 April 1813, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 July 1852, Gorham, Ontario County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     12. Roxana Stebbins,   b. 17 August 1814
     13. Sarah Stebbins,   b. 21 December 1815
    Family ID F52456  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S206] Ralph Stebbins Greenlee & Robert Lemuel Greenlee, (1904).


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