born 12/15/1778 in Yanceyville, North Carolina
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Stephen was a North Carolina farmer and blacksmith who married Myra Bush, the daughter of a Baptist minister. They had three sons, William, Elisha, and Iverson. In 1833 the family traveled overland by wagon train to Missouri and settled in Cuivre Township, Pike County, near Louisiana, MO. Twenty years later, Stephen died there.
Spouse ~ Myra Bush
born 1785 in Caswell County, North Carolina