Mary A Lord Stevens
(1833 - 1920)
Mary A. Lord Stevens was active/lived in California. Mary Stevens is known for landscape painting.
Biography Mary A. Lord Stevens
Stevens, Mary L. 1833–1920
Mary A. Lord was born on July 24, 1833, in Batavia, New York, the daughter of Israel S. P. Lord, a physician, and Mary G. (Wilson) Lord. When she was six months old her parents left New York and traveled west by horse and wagon, first to Michigan and then to Illinois, living in settlements near what was then the recently established city of Chicago. It was Mary’s maternal grandfather, Isaac Wilson, who suggested the name of Batavia for their new home in honor of the home they had left in New York, and so the community of Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, was established. Although a complete history of the first decades of her life is lacking, it is assumed that the majority was spent in
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