Section AMU: Descendants of Thomas Stafford

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. THOMAS1 STAFFORD was born in 1605[12, 17, 21] in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom[12, 17, 21], and died on 4 Nov. 1677[19] in Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island, United States[19]. He married in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, United States, about 1633, ELIZABETH _____, who was born about 1612[8] in England[8], and died about 1678[8] in Warwick[8]. [13, 18, 21, 23, 12, 17, 19]
Came to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1626; settled in Warwick, Rhode Island.[9]
Child:
+2i.THOMAS2 STAFFORD JR., b. in 1634[8] in Plymouth[8]; d. on 26 Jan. 1722/3[8] in Warwick[8]; m. on 20 Dec. 1671[26] in Warwick[26] JOANNE DODGE, b. about 1650[8].


Generation Two

2. THOMAS2 STAFFORD JR. (Thomas1), son of (1) Thomas1 and Elizabeth (_____) STAFFORD, was born in 1634[8] in Plymouth[8], and died on 26 Jan. 1722/3[8] in Warwick[8]. He married in Warwick[26], on 20 Dec. 1671[26], JOANNE DODGE, who was born about 1650[8]. [14, 21, 24, 8]
Child:
+3i.WILLIAM3 STAFFORD, b. in 1675 in Warwick; d. between Feb. 1740 and 1741 in Warwick; m. about 1710 MARY PHILLIPS, b. about 1689.


Generation Three

3. WILLIAM3 STAFFORD (Thomas2, Thomas1), son of (2) Thomas2 Jr. and Joanne (DODGE), was born in 1675 in Warwick, and died between Feb. 1740 and Dec. 1741 in Warwick. He married about 1710, MARY PHILLIPS, who was born about 1689. [8, 15, 21, 24]
Child:
+4i.WILLIAM4 STAFFORD JR., b. on 29 Feb. 1712/3[20, 22] in Warwick[20, 22]; d. on 16 Nov. 1803[20, 22] in Rutland Twp., Jefferson Co., New York, United States[20, 22]; m. about 1750[20, 24] in Rhode Island[20, 24] (ASN-7) FREELOVE WESTCOTT, b. in Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island[20, 24] in 1724[20, 24], d. in Augusta, Oneida Co., New York[20, 24] on 1 April 1809[20, 24], daughter of (ASN-5) Stukeley and (ASN-6) Bethiah (WESTCOTT) WESTCOTT.


Generation Four

4. WILLIAM4 STAFFORD JR. (William3, Thomas2, Thomas1), son of (3) William3 and Mary (PHILLIPS) STAFFORD, was born on 29 Feb. 1712/3[20, 22] in Warwick[20, 22], and died on 16 Nov. 1803[20, 22] in Rutland Twp.[20, 22]. He married in Rhode Island[20, 24], about 1750[20, 24], (ASN-7) FREELOVE WESTCOTT, daughter of (ASN-5) Stukeley and (ASN-6) Bethiah (WESTCOTT) WESTCOTT, who was born in 1724[20, 24] in Providence[20, 24], and died on 1 April 1809[20, 24] in Augusta[20, 24]. [16, 20, 24, 22]
Child:
+5i.DAVID5 STAFFORD of Oneida Co., b. on 30 Jan. 1755[21]; m. SALLY TWITCHEL.


Generation Five

5. DAVID5 STAFFORD (William4, William3, Thomas2, Thomas1) of Oneida Co., son of (4) William4 Jr. and (ASN-7) Freelove (WESTCOTT), was born on 30 Jan. 1755[21], and died between June 1830 and 1865. He married SALLY TWITCHEL. [4, 10, 21, 22, 5, 1]
Child:
+6i.POLLY LUCINDA6 STAFFORD, b. about 1804[3] in United States[2]; d. on 24 Nov. 1866[25] in Bayham, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada[25]; m. (DB-19) SYLVESTER BALCOM, b. in United States[2] about 1803[3], d. in New York[7] after 1868[7], son of (DB-14) Jacob and Sarah (_____) BALCOM.


Generation Six

6. POLLY LUCINDA6 STAFFORD (David5, William4, William3, Thomas2, Thomas1), daughter of (5) David5 and Sally (TWITCHEL) STAFFORD, was born about 1804[3] in United States[2], died on 24 Nov. 1866[25] in Bayham[25] and was buried in Estherville Cemetery, Bayham Twp., Elgin Co.[25]. She married (DB-19) SYLVESTER BALCOM, son of (DB-14) Jacob and Sarah (_____) BALCOM, who was born about 1803[3] in United States[2], and died after 1868[7] in New York[7].

From the 1 June 1830 census, in Hanover Twp., Chautauqua Co., New York[1]:

Name: Sylvester Balcom
1 Free White male 5-10 (Perry 7)
1 Free White male 30-40 (Sylvester 27-31)
1 Free White female 30-40 (Polly Lucinda 25-31)

From the 14 Jan. 1861 census, in Vienna, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario[2]:

NameOccupationBirthplaceReligionAge at Next BirthdayGenderMarital Status
Sylvester BalcomsawyerUSAWM58MM
Lucinda BalcomUSA56FM

[3, 11, 2, 1, 25, 6]
1861 Census -Vienna, Elgin, Ontario
Stafford- Perry's Death record
Record also says residence of parents was New York, 1868
From Estherville Cemetery, Bayham Twp, Elgin Co, Ontario:
White marble headstone, willow and flower motif.
In/ memory of/ Polly L./ wife of/ Sylvester BALCOM/ died/ Nov. 24, 1866/ AE 64 yrs. J. W. Smyth, London[25]
Child: See (DB-19) Sylvester BALCOM



1. 1830 United States Federal Census, Hanover Twp., Chautauqua Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
2. 1861 Canada Census, Vienna, Elgin Co., Ontario; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. 1861 Canada Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
4. 1830 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
5. 1820 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. 1861 Canada Census, Vienna, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. "Muskegon Co. Death Records".
8. "Pedigree Resource File".
9. Charles Warner Stafford, An Index of the Stafford Families of New England and their Descendants (Stuart, Florida: No publisher, 1967).
10. Ibid., 11, 17.
11. Ibid., 17.
12. Ibid., 3.
13. Ibid., 3, 5.
14. Ibid., 4, 5.
15. Ibid., 5, 7.
16. Ibid., 7, 11.
17. Henry Marvin Benedict, A Contribution to the Genealogy of the Stafford Family in America (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell, 1870).
18. Ibid., 3.
19. Ibid., 4.
20. J. Russell Bullock, Incidents in the Life and Times of Stukely Westcote (Bristol, Rhode Island?: No publisher, 1886), 73.
21. Ibid., 74.
22. Roscoe L. Whitman, History and Genealogy of the Ancestors and Some Descendants of Stukely Westcott (No place: No publisher, 1932), 179.
23. Ibid., 1:144, 179.
24. Ibid., 38, 179.
25. Estherville Cemetery records (http://www.elginogs.ca/cemeteries/bayham/estherville.htm).
26. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 37 (1883): 275.