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Male Stephen DeSpain Click to view Stephen DeSpain in the family tree

Stephen was born on February 2nd, 1799 in Green Co., Kentucky.1   Stephen's father was Peter DeSpain and his mother was Nancy Skaggs.  His paternal grandfather was John DeSpain and his paternal grandmother is Susan Scott; his maternal grandfather was Henry Skaggs and his maternal grandmother is Mary Thompson. He had twelve brothers and four sisters, named John M., Hiram, William Marshall, Mark, James Simpson, Harrison, Silas, William Joseph, Thomas, Andrew Drury, Edmund, George Washington, Susanna Elizabeth, Mary, Nancy and Lucy Ann. He had a half-brother named William Perry.  He died at the age of 72 on November 19th, 1871 in Martinsville, Morgan Co., Indiana.  He was buried in Spain Cemetery, Ashland Township, Indiana.1 1 

Stephen's family with Thea Shoemaker

‌Stephen and Thea were married in a religious ceremony on November 8th, 1824 in Pitmans Creek, Green Co., Kentucky.1 

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