John Stevens (inventor)
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I was born as a son between the Elizabeth Alexander (Elizabeth Alexander) of the daughter of the James Alexander () of the politician in John Stevens () (from 1715 to 1792) when I was active as a representative to Continental Congress in famous politicians of New Jersey and lawyers of New York. Mary Stevens (I die in Mary Stevens, 1814) who is his sisters is married to Robert Livingston who acted as the first chief justice of the New York county court.
I graduated from Kings college (it becomes Columbia University later) in May, 1768.
I made 27 years old, and he was appointed by captain (Captain) of the military of George Washington and I was in charge of accounts of New Jersey afterwards and purchased the land which I forfeited from the landowner of the loyalist in an auction of New Jersey again. This land named a farm (William Bayard's farm at Hoebuck) of the Ho back of the William bay ard is almost equivalent to current Ho baud Ken. Stevens built his residence for the castle point, and, in this land, it was later in the place of the Stevens technology association (is left by will by his son Edwin Augustus Stevens ); .
He constructed a screw promotion-type steamship in 1802 and let voyages from Ho baud Ken to Philadelphia finally succeed in 1809 in 1806 and constructed the steamship which sailed the ocean for the first time and a phoenix () that it was .
In October, 1811, Juliana (Juliana) which Stevens constructed started navigation among New York and Ho baud Ken as the first steam promotion ferry . It was the United States of America in 1815, and the first railroad laying patent was given for Stevens and other New Jersey railroads. As for him, design and fabrication assumed the steam locomotive which could pull several passenger cars in one's land of Ho baud Ken in 1825 it. The development of this steam locomotive will promote the development of the modern railroad. He contributes to a patent enactment of the United States of America again.
A married couple had 11 children .
- It is the first chairperson of - New York Yacht Club () John Cox Stevens () (from 1785 to 1857).
- I applied the way of thinking of the wave line of the Robert Livingston Stevens - shipbuilding. I acted as the president of the Camden and Ann bellboy train service that was a railroad built for the first time in New Jersey.
- James Alexander Stevens (James Alexander Stevens, from 1790 to 1873)
- Richard Stevens (Richard Stevens, from 1792 to 1835)
- Francis bows Stevens (Francis Bowes Stevens, from 1793 to 1812)
- It is the association of - Stevens technology founder Edwin Augustus Stevens () (from 1795 to 1868).
- Elizabeth Juliana Stevens (Elizabeth Juliana Stevens, from 1797 to 1821)
- The first wife of Joshua R Suns () which acted as Mary Stevens (Mary Stevens, from 1799 to 1825) - rear admiral.
- Harriet Stevens (Harriet Stevens, from 1801 to 1844), the second wife of Joshua R Suns.
- Esther bows Stevens (Esther Bowes Stevens, 1804 -?)
- Catherine Sofia station wagon coat land Stevens (Catherine Sophia Van Cortlandt Stevens, 1806 -?)
- ^ "Hoboken, Castle Point", Historic Houses of New Jersey (1902).
- ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=t6wmzEJvTGcC&pg=PA99&dq=Federal+Writers+Little+Juliana&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false
- ^ Free Public Library of Jersey City (1909). From canoe to tunnel. A. J. Doan. p. 7.
- ^ a b The Cox Family in America (1912), pp. 223-7.
- Iles, George (1912), Leading American Inventors, New York: Henry Holt and Company, pp. 3–28
- John Stevens Collection, 1808-1881 Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
- The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. John Stevens article, volume 11, page 21, published 1901 by John T. White,.
- Col. John Stevens, III - Find a Grave (English)
- Rutger exhibitions
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