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Journal of Florence (Mero) Stevens

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Florence (Mero) Stevens
Florence (Mero) Stevens
February 10, 1853 - November 23, 1922

Florence's journal recounts events from her life ..... from her birth in Grant Co., Wisconsin; the death of her father in the Civil War; the family move to Osceola county, Iowa to homestead; and finally to Allamakee county in 1879. Hers is a very compelling story; however, it is fairly typical of the times during which she lived. The journal was written in 1921, the year before Florence's death at 68 years of age.

Florence Mero Stevens was the wife of Daniel F. Stevens, and the mother of eleven children. The journal passed to their daughter Eliza Jessieman Stevens. Eliza was the wife of Oliver Stockton. She passed the journal to her eldest child, Marguerite Elizabeth, who in turn passed the journal to Elizabeth Ann Stockton Meyer. Ann is the daughter of Adrian Ernest and Margaret Lois Anthony Stockton and the great-granddaughter of Florence.

Ann shares this family treasure with Allamakee county researchers. Ann's email address can be found in the surname registry for Stevens.
See also Stevens-Mero Family Album and Stockton Family Album.


The transcription on the right side of each page is typed as Florence wrote it.

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