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Francis Dana Stedman

Francis Dana Stedman

Male 1801 - 1890  (89 years)

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  • Name Francis Dana Stedman  [1
    Born 10 Feb 1801  Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    1830 Census 1830 
    • Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, p. 11
    1860 Census 23 Jun 1860  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ward 4, pp. 102-103
      Chas H. Stedman       54  M   Physician            ----  ----   Mass
      -----  p. 103  -----
      Francis D. Stedman   56  M   Travelling Agent  ----  ----   Mass
      Lucy              "           50   F                                                 "
      Harriet R.       "           50   F                                                 "
      Francis D.      "   jr.     17   M                                                "         school
      Lucy               "          13   F                                                 "            "
      Henry R.         "          10   M    Son of C. H. S.                     "            "
      Walter R         "           10  M    Son of F. D. S.                      "            "
      Catharine Hussey      30   F    Domestic                            Ireland
      Ellen            "              24   F            "                                    "
    Directory 1861  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stedman, Francis D., 45 Water, b. 87 Waltham
    1870 Census 15 Jun 1870  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Boston PO, Ward 9, p. 100
      Stedman, Francis B    68  M  W  Life Ins Agent  ----  ----   Mass                                              citizen
      ---, Harriet R               60   F  W  Keeping house                   "
      ---, Walter R                20  M  W  at home                           Tennessee
      Mency, Margaret        23   F  W  Domestic help                  Ireland         parents foreign born
    1880 Census 1880  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • National Archives Film T9-0560     Page 119D

                     Relation  Sex  Marr Race Age   Birthplace
      Francis D STEDMAN   Self M    M    W    79     MASS   Occ: Retired Ins Agent  Fa: MA  Mo: RI
      Harriet R STEDMAN   Wife F    M    W    71     MASS   Occ: Keeping House    Fa: MA Mo: MA
      Walter R STEDMAN         ASon M    S    W    29     TENN   Occ: Banker                 Fa: MA   Mo: MA
      Achsah BARNES       Other     F    S    W    50     NH      Occ: School Teacher     Fa: NH  Mo: NH
      Mary A SPENCER      Other     F    M    W    50     RI      Occ: Domestic Servant  Fa: RI     Mo: RI
    Died 23 Apr 1890  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Registration Aft 23 Apr 1890  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vol. 411, p. 144 
    • Francis D. Stedman, widower, age 89 years, 2 months, and 13 days, died 23 April 1890 at his home 62 Winthrop St. Boston, of Old Age. He was an Insurance Agent. He was born in Lancaster to William and Almy Stedman, both born Lancaster.
    Obituary 24 Apr 1890  Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Los Angeles Times 
    • Prominent Bostonian Dead.

      BOSTON, April 23.-- Hon. Francis Dana Stedman died at his home this morning, aged 89 years. Stedman was the last surviving grandson of William Ellery, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and was a son of Hon. William Stedman.
    Buried Aft 23 Apr 1890  Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Francis Dana Stedman was a member of the General Court in 1874.  In 1875, he was a Senator from Suffolk County.
    Person ID I5774  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2014 

    Father Hon. William Stedman, A. M.,   b. 20 Jan 1765, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1831, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Almy Ellery,   b. 14 Feb 1759, Newport, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1839, Chelsea, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 29 Sep 1790  Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Marriage intent 29 Sep 1790  Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Oct 1790  Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alt. Marriage Bef 28 Oct 1790  [4
    Marriage Announcement 2 Nov 1790  Salem, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Salem Gazette 
    • Married. At Newport, William Stedman, Esq. of Lancaster (Mass.) to Miss Almy Ellery, daughter of Wm. Ellery, Esq.
    Family ID F2068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet R. Rockwood,   b. 10 Sep 1808, Groton, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1886, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1826  Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    • No children.
    Children 
     1. Walter Rockwood Stedman,   b. 26 Jun 1849, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F2536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1801 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1826 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 Census - 23 Jun 1860 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1861 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 Census - 15 Jun 1870 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 Census - 1880 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1890 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath Registration - Vol. 411, p. 144 - Aft 23 Apr 1890 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Los Angeles Times - 24 Apr 1890 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Apr 1890 - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Stedman Genealogy, Dr. Charles Ellery Stedman, M.D., (1880), C 1430, SG STE 5.

    2. [S57] Massachusetts Vital Records, Lancaster, p. 340 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S56] Massachusetts Marriage Index, Broderbund Family Archive #231.

    4. [S64] Newspaper Clipping, Newport Herald (Reliability: 3).
      reported in Arnold collection

    5. [S57] Massachusetts Vital Records, Lancaster, p. 236 (Reliability: 3).