Born September 24, 1785, at No. 7 Broadway, New York City. He was the Eldest son of Colonel John and Rachel Cox Stevens. On September 27, 1809 he married Maria C. Livingston, of New York, but had no children.
The schooner was designed by George Steers for a syndicate of New York Yacht Club members headed by Commodore John Cox Stevens . The syndicate comprised Stevens, Edward A. Stevens, George Schuyler, Hamilton Wilkes, and J. Beekman Finley.
Born in Paris, France, May 23, 1868, a son of Edwin A. and Martha Bayard (Dod) Stevens.
Richard attended the Stevens High School during the scholastic year 1880-81 and then entered St. Paul's School at Concord, N.H. from which he was graduated in…