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Re: Fielding Stevenson and Etta Head, South Dakota
Posted by: Marilyn Roth (ID *****9310) Date: April 04, 2012 at 10:28:39
In Reply to: Fielding Stevenson and Etta Head, South Dakota by Judy Wolff of 8371

FindaGrave takes the STEVENSON family back through Illinois, Kentucky, & North Carolina to Co. Antrim, Ireland. However, there's a discrepancy on the year of birth of Fielding A. STEVENSON, b. 23 Sep. 1842/4/5, Christian Co., KY - 28 Sep. 1905, McLean Co., IL, bu. Evergreen Mem. Cem., Bloomington, McLean, IL).

Illinois Marriages, Fielding E. [A.] STEVENSON, b. Sep. 1842, KY, m. 3 June 1868, McLean Co., IL, Mary HOSSLEY {must have been 2d m.}
Fielding A. STEVENSON, s/o Fielding A. STEVENSON & Mary HASLEY [HOSSLEY], m. 23 Oct. 1901, McLean Co., IL, Etta V. GLASGOW, d/o Robert F. GLASGOW & Sarah E. McCULOM.

Census of 1880, Downs, McLean, IL: Fielding A. STEVENSON, 36, b. KY; Mary N., 30, b. IRL; Rovena M., 16; Ida W., 9; John A., 8; Fielding A., 7; Wm. W., 4; Adlie E., 3; Louis T., 9 mo.

Census of 1900, Bloomington, McLean, IL, Fielding STEVENSON, 25, IL, RR brakeman, boarder.
Downs Twp., McLean, IL, 1900, STEVENSON, F. A., b. Sep. 1842, KY, parents b. NC, m. 32 y.
Mary, b. Je. 1849, IL ENG IRL, had 10 ch., all living, born IL:
Wm. W., May '77; Adlia E., Apr. '78; Lewis, Feb. '80; George, Sep. 81; Annie Belle, Mar. '85; Nellie May, Feb. '91.
Boarder Wm BACON, b. Feb. 1880, KY.

SD Marriages, Fielding A. STEVENSON, wid., m. 13 Feb. 1912, Hecla, Brown Co., SD, Etta May HEAD, 22, div.

SD Births, Juanita STEVENSON, b. 11 June 1912, Brown Co., d/o Etta HEAD & Fielding STEVENSON.

WW I Draft Reg., Brown Co., Fielding A. STEVENSON, b. 12 Feb. 1874.

Portage, Brown, SD, 1920, STEVENSON, Fielding, 46; Etta, 30; Edgur, 14; James, 11; Jeanita, 7; Jack, 1 y., 8 mo.

The elder Fielding's brother Adlai Ewing STEVENSON (1835, KY - 1914, bu. Evergreen Mem. Cem., Bloomington, IL) was vice president under Grover CLEVELAND. Adlai's grandson Adlai E. STEVENSON (1900 - 1965) was a presidential candidate in 1952 & '56. [Edgar] McLean STEVENSON (1927 - 1996), actor in MASH, was also part of this family.

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