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Rebecca Jane Stephans

Rebecca Jane Stephans
b. 21 December 1839, Shelby County, Indiana, to Stacy and Sarah (Phares) Stephans
d. 8 April 1924, Houston, Texas

m. 6 July 1857, Franklin County, Kansas
James Cooper
b. 8 February 1839, near Marietta, Ohio, to John and Susanna (Brown) Cooper
d. 8 April 1912, Ceres, Oklahoma

Children with James Cooper:
• John Stacy (1857-1884)
• Sarah Ellen (1864-1870)
• Susanna Eulalie (1865-1950)
• Rebecca Naomi (b. 1866)
• Luvena Jane (1870-1870)
• Robert Matthew (b. 1870)
• Mary Elizabeth (b. 1872)
• Amy Lucy (b. 1874)
• Lillie Lucretia (1874-1887)
• Alice Louisa (b. 1877)
• Annette Mae (1878-1891)

Rebecca lived in Shelby County, Indiana, until about age 28. Her husband was a farmer and was in the Union Army. He was discharged at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri on 17 July 1865. He also worked as a stone mason and made the Land Run in the Oklahoma Territory. After the death of her husband, Rebecca Jane lived with her daughter S. Eulalie (Cooper) Eldred in Houston, Texas until her own death in 1924.

Submitted by:
Shirley J. Stedman
Marion TX
E-mail: vega711@juno.com

Sarah Phares

Sarah Phares
b. 5 July 1817, Crosby Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, to Isaac and Elizabeth (Brown) Phares
d. 26 November 1906, Franklin County, Kansas

m. 24 September 1835, Shelby County, Indiana
Stacy Stephens
d. 4 July 1899, Franklin County, Kansas

Children with Stacy Stephens:
• John Paul
• James
• Rebecca Jane
• Stacy Henry
• William Thomas
• Samuel Matthew
• Sarah Mary
• Barbara Lucietta
• Enoch Elijah
• Nancy Lydia

Sarah came to Shelby County, Indiana, from Ohio with her parents and grandparents. She moved to Virginia about 1845, then to Washington County, Ohio, about 1849, and to Kansas in 1869. The moves were due to the poor health of her husband. He was a farmer. The move to Kansas was as part of a family group to homestead the land.

Submitted by:
Shirley J. Stedman
Marion TX
E-mail: vega711@juno.com