February 16, 1892, a New York state census is taken in the fourth ward of Binghamton. It consists of a list of names, their country of birth and their occupation.
Stephen, Lovina, as Vinnie, and Leoria, as Ora are listed following Daniel and Miranda Tripp. Stephen's occupation is bookkeeper, and Daniel's is jeweler.
Following stints as teacher, principal, and school commissioner, Stephen is working in accounting.