Biography of C. A. Stevenson
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C. A. Stevenson, dealer in watches, clocks, jewelry, silverware, spectacles, etc, Rockford, Mich., was born in London, England, May 24, 1834; came to New York in 1857, remaining there 18 months, when he visited Massachusetts, and was employed at the American Watch Factory, Waltham, Mass, He then worked in Philadelphia, and during the latter part of the Rebellion, he lived in South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia; be then returned to New York and New Jersey, and in 1870 settled in Rockford, Mich., where he established a jewelry store, and has built up a large trade. His store was burnt out in 1878, burglarized in 1879, but he is still cheerful, and doing a good business. Married, in 1863, to Miss Louisa Martin, and has four children, named Lulu, Chip, Harvey, and Ray.

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