Mordecai H. Stephens

Mordecai H. Stephens

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: January 13, 1810 Canisteo, Steuben, NY
 Cause of Death: 
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         Father: William (Col.) Stephens
         Mother: Anne

Spouses and Children
1. *Phebe Upson
       Marriage: 1834
                1. Meribath Stephens
                2. (unknown First Name) Stephens
                3. Hiram B. Stephens

Mordecai H. Stephens remained at home until the age of twenty-four, when he
married Phebe Upson, daughter of Uriah Upson of Canisteo. She was born Sept.
30, 1814. He settled on a part of the old homestead, where he remained as a
farmer the most part of his active business life. He was formerly identified
with the Whig party, and has been a member of the Republican party since its
formation. Soon after his marriage he became a member of the Masonic

fraternity of Canisteo, and has held various offices in that body. He has been for many years a member of the Hornellsville Chapter, No. 101, and a director of the Southern Tier Masonic Relief Association of Elmira. His wife died October 30, 1875. Their children are Meribath, Mrs. Charles Hinkley; died June 17, 1873, aged thirty-three, leaving one daughter, Myrtie E.; and Hiram B., now a resident of Ruffin, Rockingham Co., N.C.
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