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The Resource Gideon Stevens Biography

Gideon Stevens Biography

Label
Gideon Stevens Biography, 1813-1906
Title
Gideon Stevens Biography
Inclusive dates
1813-1906
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains a typewritten copy of a newspaper article by Elba Depue for the Evening Star (Franklin, Indiana), April 23, 1906 entitled "Gideon Stevens : A Grand Old Man." The article discusses Stevens, his family, and his life as a pioneer and the things that he witnessed in his long life in Johnson County
Biographical or historical data
Gideon Stevens was born in Knox County, Tennessee, on December 24, 1813, and came to Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana, when only one year old. A few years later, his parents moved the family to Johnson County, where Gideon grew to manhood. Gideon married his first wife, Polly Jamison, on February 15, 1837. Polly died soon after giving birth to a daughter. On September 20, 1838, Gideon married his second wife, Mariah Owens, who had eleven children. They lived on Sugar Creek east of Franklin. The young family moved to Kokomo in Howard County, where Gideon helped to survey and stake off the site for the public square. In 1856, Mr. Stevens returned to Johnson County, settling near Franklin, where he lived until his death in 1906. Mariah Stevens died on January 9, 1900. Gideon died April 18, 1906.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Depue, Elba
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stevens, Gideon
  • Stevens family
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Franklin (Johnson County, Ind.)
  • Johnson County (Ind.)
Label
Gideon Stevens Biography
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1921
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2014/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17535916
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247135716
  • (OCoLC)247135716
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Gideon Stevens Biography
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1921
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2014/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17535916
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247135716
  • (OCoLC)247135716
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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