An ARW pension was issued in 1833 to the heirs of Capt. Richard Stevens. There is some good information on his family.
Capt. Richard Stevens m Mary Beverly Carter 24 Dec 1782. She died about Jun 1848 in Hanover Co., Va.
Hanover - 1 Apr 1851 - the accounts of Mary B. Stevens dec'd. Edward W. Kimbrough exor
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Pd the Rev. Garlick for funeral, to boarding of the dec'd by the executor & 4 slaves from 14 Sep 1846 to Jun 1848, midwife's fee for dec'd woman, advances made to the deceased's children: Robert Stevens, Richard Stevens, Lucy Stevens, Judith Kimbrough (wife of this exor), the children of Polly Winston, Hiram Stevens, Horace Stevens...
Polly Stevens and Judith Stevens with husband Edward Kimbrough are on the 1860 Hanover census.
The daughter Mary Carter Stevens, nicknamed Polly, married Samuel Winston was survived by 2 children: Robert B. Winston bc 1820 & living in 1880 in Goochland & a daughter Julia Ann Winston bc 1822.
Horace C. Stevens b 1799 m 1 Maria Chandler in 1825 & Elizabeth Thornton in 1837. Two Children Angelina and Robert L. Stevens.
Mary Beverly Carter was the daughter of John Carter and his 3rd wife Hannah Chew who survived him. John Carter's home was in Spotsylvania very near the Caroline border. John Carter by his first wife, Sarah Kenyon, had 4 children, by his 2nd Elizabeth Armstead 4 more and by Hannah Chew 6 more children... total of 14 children. Hannah Chew's mother was Mary Beverly so Mary Beverly (Carter) Stevens was named for her maternal grandmother.
Capt. Richard Stevens was the son of Joseph Stevens and Anne.
Joseph died in 1766 in Caroline.
Caroline Co. Order Book, 1777-1780, p 217: "In Caroline County Court 9th Mar 1780, 'On proof being made to the court that Joseph Stevens (who is since dead) served as a major and engineer until properly discharged in 1758, in a regiment raised for the immediate defence of this State, not being a Militia, and that he never received his bounty of land under the King of Great Britain's Proclamation; Ordered that it be certified to the Register of the Land Office that the said Bounty of Land is vested in Richard Stevens, Eldest Son and heir at Law of the said Joseph Stevens."