Henry STEVENS 1
The earliest known male in the Stevens line, he was probably the Henry Stevens who was named in the 1593 Lay Subsidy of Ash in Surrey. Henry Stevens was also listed as a 'bill man of ye second sorte' in the Surrey Muster Rolls of 1572 and 1583, and as a provider of archers in 1596. He was a farmer, and had at least eight surviving childen.
Henry married Joan. (Joan was buried on 20 Mar 1603 in St Peter, Ash, Surrey 3.)
1 Probate, Henry Stevens, Archdeaconry Court of Surrey ref DW/PA/7/7 f391 dated 1-4-1603, Surrey County RO Mf.
2 Church Register, Transcript of Ash (1992), Surrey County RO.
Church Register, Transcript of Ash 1548-1840, Surrey County RO.