John Ajalon Stephenson was my great grand uncle. He was born 4 Oct 1870 to John Stephenson and Martha Marie Cannady Stephenson. He was the second of six children.
Martha Mariah "Mattie"
John was a farmer by trade. He married Pennie Harriet Stephenson on 8 Jan 1893 in Johnston County, North Carolina. According to my records, they had 5 children:
John passed away on 18 March 1950 in Oxford, North Carolina (Granville County). He is buried at Montlawn Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.