Joseph STEVENS was born abt. 1835 in Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England. He married Emma KNIBBS 27 November 1880 in Cradley Heath, Staffordshire, England. He died bef. 1891. Emma KNIBBS, daughter of William KNIBBS and Mary BROOMFIELD , was born bef. 26 July 1835 in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England. She died aft. 1901.


Marriage Notes for Joseph STEVENS\Emma KNIBBS:

Emma was recorded as Emma LOYNS in the register.

Other Marriages/Unions for Joseph STEVENS:
See Joseph STEVENS & Eliza Mary WILLIAMS OR Joseph STEVENS & Jane UNKNOWN

Other Marriages/Unions for Emma KNIBBS:
See George HUGHES & Emma KNIBBS OR John LYONS & Emma KNIBBS


Notes for Joseph STEVENS:

We can see Joseph in 1871, with his first wife, living at Amblecote Road, Kingswinford, Staffordshire
Joseph Stevens Head Mar 36 Puddler in Iron Works Staffordshire Kingswinford
Jane Stevens Wife Mar 32 Staffordshire Kingswinford
William Arthur Stevens Son 10 Scholar Staffordshire, Bilston
Pheoby Stevens Daur 8 Scholar Staffordshire Kingswinford
Joseph Stevens Son 1 Staffordshire Kingswinford
__________

We see Joseph in 1881 living at 68 Delph Lane, Kingswinford, Staffordshire:
Joseph Stevens Head Mar 46 Lab in Iron Works Brierly Hill Staffordshire
Emma Stevens Wife Mar 45 Brierly Hill Staffordshire
Joseph Stevens Son 11 Scholar Brierly Hill Staffordshire
Silas Stevens Son 9 Scholar Brierly Hill Staffordshire
Jeremiah Stevens Son 6 Scholar Brierly Hill Staffordshire
Mary Hughes Step Daur 15 Domestic Serv Brierly Hill Staffordshire

Mary is of course Emma's daughter from her previous marriage to George Hughes.

Sources for Joseph STEVENS:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. 1891 British Census,
  3. 1871 British Census,

Notes for Emma KNIBBS:

See note under Janes's father's name concerning conjecture re family connections
__________

In 1901, we see Emma living at Cornbrook Road, South Manchester, Lancashire:
Emma Stevens Head Wid 63 Oxfordshire
Joseph Stevens Son UnM 32 Dock Labourer South Staffordshire
Michael Hogg Boarder Mar 40 Painter (House) Isle of Man
Joseph Hogg Boarder 13 Isle of Man
Michael Hogg Boarder 11 Isle of Man
Ernest Harrison Nurse Child 7 Lancs Manchester
John Rowe Boarder Wid 37 Dock Labourer London
Arthur Dowdeswell Boarder UnM Iron Wks Labourer Gloster

Joseph would be a step-son of Emma's from her marriage to Joseph Stevens.

Sources for Emma KNIBBS:

  1. 1851 British Census,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Lower Heyford,