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Joshua Stevens, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Andover, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Oswego, New York, USA
Cause of death: Sickness
Immediate Family:

Son of Joshua Stevens and Martha Stevens
Husband of Sarah (Sally) Stevens
Father of Joshua Stevens, Jr.; Thaddeus Stevens; Abner Morrill Stevens, M.D. and alanson stevens

Occupation: Shoemaker, surveyor
Managed by: Private User
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About Joshua Stevens, Sr.

The fate of ... Joshua Stevens, an alcoholic, profligate shoemaker who was unable to hold a steady job, is uncertain. He may have died at home, abandoned the family, or been killed in the War of 1812; in any case, he left his wife, Sally (Morrill) Stevens, and four small sons in dire poverty.

See timeline tab for source information.

Sources

  1. "Thaddeus Stevens". Dictionary of American Biography. American Council of Learned Societies, 1928-1936.
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Joshua Stevens, Sr.'s Timeline

1768
1768
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts

Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850
Name: Joshua Stevens
Birth Place: Andover
Father's First Name: Joshua
Mother's First Name: Martha
Gender: Male
Source: Vital Records of Andover
Source Information:
New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.

Note: very nice Ancestry.com tree on his descendants:

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/25469481/person/1659085151

It is named "Indp't Battery B, Penna Volunteers" and owned by gfride

1790
November 1790
Age 22
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

Birth
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, USA 
Joshua was born with BOTH feet 'clubbed' (congenitally deformed -- per Fawn Brodie 'Thaddues' biography; p 23), while younger brother Thaddeus was afflicted on just the LEFT side…

1792
April 4, 1792
Age 24
Danville, Vermont, United States

Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, USA 
Joshua was born with BOTH feet 'clubbed' (congenitally deformed -- per Fawn Brodie 'Thaddues' biography; p 23), while younger brother Thaddeus was afflicted on just the LEFT side…

1794
1794
Age 26
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States
1797
1797
Age 29
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States