I am a descendent of Peter Stevens born 2/21/1685 and Mercy Cottrell born in 1701. i have that Peter stevens born 12/16/1731 in South Kingston, CT and died 8/6/1779 in New Milford CT. He married a Mary Hurd on 3/31/1757, a Lucy Ann Jackson in 1762, and a Truelove Baldwin on 10/11/1771. The only Gershom i have found was the Father of Mercy Cottrell. As for the birth and death dates and marriage of Peter and Lucy they are true cause they are from the DAR. the other dates they may be off 1 or 2 years. i do have more information on Peter Stevens if you would like.