|Birthplace:||Danbury, Fairfield, CT, United States|
|Death:||Died in Lee, Berkshire County, MA, USA|
Son of Nathaniel Stevens and Abigail Stevens (Barnum)
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About John Stevens
During John's lifetime he witnessed two wars on the American continent and the birth of the United States.The French and Indian War began in 1754 when he was 17 years old. 21 years later at the age of 38, the Revolutionary War began.
At the time of his death in 1788 at the age of 51, 11 of the 13 colonies had ratified the United States Constitution.
Also of note: American patriots John Hancock and Thomas Paine were also born in 1737.