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William Stevens

William Stevens
b. 21 September 1796, probably New York
d. April 1871

m/1. 17 October 1824, Vigo County, Indiana
Synthy Benjamin

m/2. 7 July 1833, Vigo County, Indiana
Elizabeth Ann Booth
b. 1816, Indiana
d. 1848 Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana

Children with Synthy Benjamin:
• Issac (b. 1827)
• Amelia (b. 1828)
• Fanny (b. 1829)

• William
• Martha

Children with Elizabeth Ann Booth:
• Sara Jane (b. 1835)
• Phylinda (b. 1838)
• Julia Emerine (b. 1840)
• John Wesley (b. 1843)
• Eliza Jane (b. 1845)
• Rachel (b. 1848)

William came to Indiana about 1825 and lived in Otter Creek Township in Vigo County before leaving the state in 1853 for Wayne, LaFayette County, Wisconsin. He was a Justice of the Peace in Vigo County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Julie Scheuermann
Ontario CA


Christina Peterson

Christina Peterson
b. 29 April 1833, Orserum, near Grenna, Smaland, Sweden, to Peter and Anna Brita (Jonson) Peterson
d. 20 January 1907, Maple Plain, Hennepin County, Minnesota

m. 26 April 1856, West Point, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Charles “Carl” J. Anderson
b. 23 October 1833, Grenna, Smaland, Sweden
d. 10 September 1921, Independence Lake, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Children with Charles J. Anderson:
• Alfred John (1857-1935) married Nellie Elizabeth Englund
• Theodore Emanuel (1858-1926) married Louisa Matilda Anderson
• Fred William (1861-1927)
• Oscar Amel married Anna Christina Johnson
• David Clarence (1866-1941)
• Anna Lydia (1868-1937) married Oliver Thompson
• Nancy Amelia (1871-1892)
• Medora Christine (1873-1953) married Erland Klas Lind
• Emma Charlotte (1875-1951) married Alton J. Stenseth
• Mary Josephine (1879-1916) married Bryant O. Benjamin

Christina’s family came to Indiana about 1852 via New York. She left the state between August 1856 and February 1857 for Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Her son, Oscar Amel, changed his surname to Allen.

Submitted by:
Edith Grindstaff Anderson
Saline MI