Biography of William Stevenson
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Stevenson, William, son of Alexander and Margaret (Richardson) Stevenson, natives of Scotland. was born Dec. 12, 1832, in Whallonsburgh; when about four years old he moved to the south part of Westport, lived there twenty years. then went to work for the Cheever Ore Bed Co. the lst of January, 1857, in the carpenter and car shop as foreman. On the 10th of April, 1867. was married to Miss Jennie M. Boardman, of Willsborough, a daughter of Warren and Isabell (Helm) Boardrnan. Have four children: William W., John A., Emmet A. and Hattie A. Lived at Cheever till the works closed, July, 1883; bought a farm in the southeast part of Willsborough. on the shore of Lake Champlain; moved here in November, 1883.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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