Clipped From The Record-Argus
THE DEATri ROLJ,. OEORGE STEVfeNSON. George Stevenson, a well-known itizen of Sugar Grove, passed a\vay his (Monday) morning, after a long llness. He was a man of fine character and well-liked by all. For a long time ie was a great sufferer, yet uncom- jlainingly bore his affliction. He and lis wife celebrated their golden we riling last June and the occasion was ooked forward t'J with the keenest Measure by Mr. Stevenson; his fears of lot being able to live until the day of he happy event were not realized and lis remarks to the assembled family on that occasion will te a benediction. ^ George Stevenson was born August 22, 1832, in Salem township, and was a jon of Findley Stevenson. James Stvenson, the grandfather, was born October 18, 1760, in the County Down, [reland, where he was reared, and married to Jane Caughey on the 13th day of July, 1782. They .immigrated to this country in 1790 and settled in Chester county, and lived there and in Westmoreland county until 1798, when they came to Salem township, Mercer county, and made^a final settlement on the lands now owned by D. M. Stevenson. James was a blacksmith which occupation he followed through life. There were eleven children born to Findley and Elizabeth Stevenson: John, James E., George G., William, Robert (deceased), Jane, wife of J. Wick; Margaret, widow of G. Hunter; Findley (deceased), Nancy, wife'of H. Dick; David M., and Elizabeth E., wife of E. A. Jones. George G. Stevenson was married June 22, 1852, to Martha. A., daughter of Leonard and Catherine (Fritz) Watfers. They located on a portion of the Bishop Roberts farm of seventy acres, purchased by the father and deeded to him, and to which our subject added seventy more adjoining. There have been born eleven children: Almira J., widow of Francis M. McDowell; John L. (deceased) Ida T., wife of Robert A. Christy; Findley R., Electa K. (deceased), Elda E., Vista L., Alta A., Judson L., Adelbert G., Clyde C. The funeral will be held Wednesday.