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Judge Alexander Stedman

Judge Alexander Stedman

Male 1748 - 1814  (65 years)

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  • Name Alexander Stedman  [1
    Prefix Judge 
    Alt. Birth 26 May 1746  Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 26 May 1748  Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Alexander Stedman, son of Joseph Stedman and Abigail, was born at Windsor.
    Gender Male 
    1790 Census 1790 
    • Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT, p. 35, 04 04 04 00 00
    1800 Census 1800 
    • Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT, p. 598, 21201-11101-00
    Residence 1802 
    Belpre, Washington Co., OH 
    Census 1803 
    • Belpre, Washington Co., OH
    Died 9 Apr 1814  Athens, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 9 Apr 1814  West State Street Cemetery - Athens, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Judge Alexander Stedman was an architect by profession and the first Town Clerk of Tunbridge, VT.

      He lived first at Norwich, CT.  In 1772, he removed to Orford (now South Manchester), CT.  By 1790, he had settled in Tunbridge, Vermont.

      1790 census Tunbridge VT, 4 males >15, 4 under, 4 females

      1800 census Tunbridge VT, Orange Co; also Dorothy, Eli, Henry Stedman are listed.

      In 1804, after the death of hist first wife, Sarah Cushman, he settled in Rome Township, Athens County, Ohio, where he purchased his land from the Ohio Company.  Sons Levi and Eli were mentioned in the transaction.

      P.514-515 History of Athens County, Oh and the Ohio Company.  Alex. family p. 66, p. 512,  p. 152 Nov 4 1805 paid by Athens co Board of Commissioners to Alexander Stedman two days attendance as judge of the court of common pleas November term, $6.

      1806 Alex. Stedman signed Audit report for county
      1807 to 1812 associate Judge, County Court of Common Pleas
      1814 Alexander died.
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      Census Analysis:

      1790 Federal Census - Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT, p. 35, 04 04 04 00 00

      Male > 16 : Alexander Stedman, b. 1746
      Female     : Sarah Cushman, b. 1759
      Male > 16 : Levi Stedman, b. 1771
      Male > 16 : ? "Levi" Stedman, b. 1776
      Male > 16 : Alexander Stedman, b. 1775, d. 1791
      Female     : Beulah Stedman II, b. 1775
      Male < 16 : Eli Stedman, b. 1777
      Female     : Tryphena Stedman, b. 1779
      Male < 16 : Abial Stedman, b. 1781
      Male < 16 : Abel C. Stedman, b. 1785
      Female     : Abigail Stedman, b. 1787
      Male < 16 : William Stedman II, b. 1790/1

      Missing:
      Sarah Stedman II, b. 1770, m. Frederick Hazen 1788
      Amelia Stedman, b. 1790/1

      1800 Federal Census - Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT, p. 598, 21201-11101-00

      Male       > 45 : Alexander Stedman, b. 1746
      Female   > 45 : Sarah Cushman, b. 1759
      Male     16-26 : ? "Levi" Stedman, b. 1776
      Female 16-26 : Tryphena Stedman, b. 1779
      Male     16-26 : Abial Stedman, b. 1781
      Male     10-16 : Abel C. Stedman, b. 1785
      Female 10-16 : Abigail Stedman, b. 1787
      Male       < 10 : William Stedman II, b. 1790/1
      Female   < 10 : Amelia Stedman, b. 1790/1
      Male       < 10 : ? Lyman Stedman, b. 1798, s/o Levi Stedman

      Missing:
      Alexander Stedman, b. 1775, died 1791
      Beulah Stedman II, b. 1775 m. E. Cummings ?
      Levi Stedman, b. 1771 m. Dorothy Cowdery and went to Ohio before 1800. (She is listed in Tunbridge)
      Eli Stedman, b. 1777 m. Mary Gates 1798 and listed separately

      Note:
      Lyman Stedman, b. 1798, is listed as a s/o Levi
    Person ID I1329  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 6 May 2010 

    Father Joseph Stedman, Jr.,   b. 1 Jan 1714/15, Lebanon, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1758, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Abigail Rockwell,   b. Aug 1713,   d. 1773  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1740 
    Family ID F710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Cushman,   b. 6 Jan 1748/49, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1802, Athens, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1768  Coventry, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There were more children.
    Children 
     1. Henry Stedman,   b. Between 1755 and 1765,   d. 10 Jun 1818  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Sarah Stedman,   b. 1769,   d. 1769  (Age 0 years)
     3. Sarah Stedman, II,   b. 15 Feb 1770, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1815  (Age 45 years)
     4. Judge Levi Stedman,   b. 19 Sep 1771, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1823  (Age 51 years)
     5. Beulah Stedman,   b. 1 May 1773, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1774, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Alexander Stedman,   b. 15 May 1775, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1791, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     7. Beulah Stedman, II,   b. 15 May 1775,   d. Unknown
     8. Levi Stedman,   b. 19 Sep 1776, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     9. Rev. Eli Stedman,   b. 17 Aug 1777, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1845, Rutland, Meigs Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     10. Tryphena Stedman,   b. 9 Apr 1779, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1835, Chester, Meigs Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. Abel Stedman,   b. 1780,   d. Bef 1785  (Age 4 years)
     12. Abial "Bial" Stedman,   b. 23 Jul 1781, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1861, Belpre, Washington Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     13. William Stedman,   b. 30 Jun 1783, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1789  (Age 5 years)
     14. Abel C. Stedman,   b. 26 Feb 1785, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1859, ____, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     15. Abigail "Nabby" Stedman,   b. 23 Aug 1787, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1853, ____, Licking Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     16. Amelia Stedman,   b. 5 Oct 1791, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1857  (Age 65 years)
     17. William "Billy" Stedman, II,   b. 5 Oct 1791, Tunbridge, Orange Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Comfort Hatch,   b. Abt 1758, ____, Columbia Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1806, probably Guysville, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 22 May 1805  ____, Washington Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah "Sally" Jones,   d. 16 Sep 1818, ____, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Jun 1806  ____, Athens Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 26 May 1746 - Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 May 1748 - Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1768 - Coventry, Tolland Co., CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1806 - ____, Athens Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Apr 1814 - Athens, Athens Co., OH Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Records, Lorraine Cook White, Windsor, Vol. 2, p. 441 (Reliability: 3).