Stevens family page
Miss Stevens photographed in 1873 by Gregory
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Origins of surname
From the Greek stephanos meaning crown or wreath, this name means simply son of Steven.
Jersey baptism records go back to the late 18th century. From 1779 to 1829 there are six baptisms in the island for the children of different couples. The fathers were mostly soldiers.
Few of the Stevens families seem to have become established in Jersey for much more than a generation, some leaving for Canada, others Australia.
- Alick Charles Stevens, Air Marshal
Great War service
- Mrs Selina Stevens ran a fancy repository at 55 King Street in the 1900s ...
- ... and J Stevens ran a fancy bazaar next door at No 57 in the 1890s ...
- .. and J Stevens (another one?) was a draper at 66 King Street in the 1880s
Sophia Jane Stevens, born in St Helier in 1854, the daughter of Stephen (1831-1897) and Jane Susan, nee Fleury (1831-1923), she left for New Zealand in 1878 on the Oamaru with her mother , brother Stephen and his wife Ann. She married Alexander Mutch (1846-1904) in Dunedin in 1880 and worked as a tailoress and had eight children
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The grave of Great War casualty Charles Albert Stephens at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, near Bethune
The grave of Great War casualty Old Victorian Reginald Walter Morton Stevens at Troisvilles Communal Cemetery
The grave of Great War casualty Richard John Stevenson at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, near Bethune