STEPHEN R. STEBBINS, Wauseon, Wauseon p.o., a retired farmer of Wauseon, was born in Middlesex county, Conn., March 30, 1808, and was a son of AMASA and SALLY STEBBINS, who settled in Cuyahoga county, O., in 1817, moving there with two ox teams, a distance of 650 miles, with a family of six children.  They had eight children, two being born after settling here.  Six are now deceased, two living, STEPHEN R. and ALLEN R.  

STEPHEN R. settled in Liberty township in 1844, and became engaged in farming.  He was married in Cuyahoga county, January 27, 1840, to SARAH ABBOTT, who was born in Vermont.  They had a family of six children, two of whom are now living, MARTHA JANE and AUGUSTA S.  MARTHA J. married ELIAS DAPDORF.  They have had one child, PEARL.  AUGUSTA married Mr. BORLAND; they have had one daughter, STELLA.  Mrs. STEBBINS died October 9, 1885.  Mr. STEBBINS was elected justice of the peace, and has also held other minor offices in York township.  He returned to and settled in Wauseon in 1883.


History of Henry and Fulton Counties, Ohio.  Lewis Cass Aldrich, ed.  Syracuse, NY: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1888