Section ANG: Descendants of Thomas Stafford

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.4.0 on 7 Feb. 2022
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Generation One

1. THOMAS1 STAFFORD was born in 1605[29, 34, 38] in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom[29, 34, 38], and died on 4 Nov. 1677[36] in Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island, United States[36]. He married in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, United States, about 1633, ELIZABETH _____, who was born about 1612[24] in England[24], and died about 1680[24] in Warwick[24]. [25, 29, 30, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40]
Came to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1626; settled in Warwick, Rhode Island.[25]
Child:
+2i.THOMAS2 STAFFORD JR., b. in 1634[24] in Plymouth[24]; d. on 26 JAN 1722/3[24] in Warwick[24]; m. on 20 Dec. 1671[43] in Warwick[43] JOANNE DODGE, b. about 1650[24].


Generation Two

2. THOMAS2 STAFFORD JR. (Thomas1), son of (1) Thomas1 and Elizabeth (_____) STAFFORD, was born in 1634[24] in Plymouth[24], and died on 26 JAN 1722/3[24] in Warwick[24]. He married in Warwick[43], on 20 Dec. 1671[43], JOANNE DODGE, who was born about 1650[24]. [24, 31, 38, 41]
Child:
+3i.WILLIAM3 STAFFORD, b. in 1675 in Warwick; d. about 1740 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. [24, 32, 38, 41]
Child:
+4i.WILLIAM4 STAFFORD JR., b. on 29 Feb. 1712[37, 39] in Warwick[37, 39]; d. on 16 Nov. 1803[37, 39] in Rutland Twp., Jefferson Co., New York, United States[37, 39]; m. about 1750[37, 41] in Rhode Island[37, 41] (ASZ-7) FREELOVE WESTCOTT, b. in Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island[37, 41] in 1724[37, 41], d. in Augusta, Oneida Co., New York[37, 41] on 1 April 1809[37, 41], daughter of (ASZ-5) Stukeley and (ASZ-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[37, 39] in Warwick[37, 39], and died on 16 Nov. 1803[37, 39] in Rutland Twp.[37, 39]. He married in Rhode Island[37, 41], about 1750[37, 41], (ASZ-7) FREELOVE WESTCOTT, daughter of (ASZ-5) Stukeley and (ASZ-6) Bethiah (WESTCOTT) WESTCOTT, who was born in 1724[37, 41] in Providence[37, 41], and died on 1 April 1809[37, 41] in Augusta[37, 41]. [33, 37, 39, 41]
Child:
+5i.DAVID5 STAFFORD of Oneida Co., b. on 30 Jan. 1755[38] of Oneida Co.[38]; d. on 13 July 1840[19] in Erie Co., Pennsylvania, United States[19]; m. (1) on 6 Dec. 1789[46] in Lanesborough, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts[46] HANNAH GRANT; m. (2) SALLY (BISHOP) TWITCHEL.


Generation Five

5. DAVID5 STAFFORD (William4, William3, Thomas2, Thomas1) of Oneida Co., son of (4) William4 Jr. and (ASZ-7) Freelove (WESTCOTT), was born on 30 Jan. 1755[38] of Oneida Co.[38], and died on 13 July 1840[19] in Erie Co.[19]. He married (1st) in Lanesborough[46], on 6 Dec. 1789[46], HANNAH GRANT. He married (2nd) SALLY (BISHOP) TWITCHEL. She married (1st) in Athol, Worcester Co., Massachusetts[44], on 2 Sept. 1792[44], (AQF-1) BALA TWITCHEL, who was born on 24 Sept. 1770[44] in Sturbridge, Worcester Co.[44].

From the 2 Aug. 1790 census, in Lanesborough[1]:

Name: David Stafford
1 Free White male 16+ (David 35)
1 Free White male 0-16 (Ananias 0-12)
2 Free White females 0+ (Hannah 0-21, ?)

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Whitestown, Oneida Co.[20]:

Name: David Stafford
3 Free White males 0-10 (Benagger 2 mo., Thomas 0-10, David 7)
1 Free White male 10-16 (Ananias 0-22)
1 Free White male 26-45 (David 45)
1 Free White female 0-10 (Emma 5-10)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Synthia 9-26)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Hannah 5-31)

From the 7 Aug. 1820 census, in Smithfield Twp., Madison Co., New York[13]:

Name: David Stafford
2 Free White males 10-16 (Oris 9-11, Joseph W. 9-11)
1 Free White male 45+ (David 65)
1 Free White female 0-10 (?)
1 Free White female 10-16 (?)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Hannah 25-51)
Persons in Manufactures: 1

From the 1 June 1830 census, in Hanover Twp., Chautauqua Co., New York[4]:

Name: David Stafford
4 Free White males 20-30 (?, ?, ?, ?)
1 Free White male 70-80 (David 75)
1 Free White female 15-20 (?)
1 Free White female 60-70 (Hannah 35-61)

[1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 13, 19, 20, 26, 38, 39]
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Children of: David5 STAFFORD and Hannah GRANT:
6i.SYNTHIA6 STAFFORD, b. about 1782[27] in Massachusetts[21]; d. about April 1860[21] in Washington Twp., Erie Co.[21].
7ii.EMMA STAFFORD, b. about 1784[27]; d. about 1850.
8iii.ANANIAS STAFFORD, b. about 1789 in Massachusetts[11, 14, 22]; d. about 1880; m. RACHEL _____, b. in New York[11, 14, 22] about 1803.
+9iv.DAVID STAFFORD, b. on 24 Oct. 1792[45] in Massachusetts[10, 12, 15, 16]; d. on 26 Oct. 1872[45] in Ravenna, Muskegon Co., Michigan, United States[45]; m. ELIZABETH _____, b. in Canada[12, 15, 16, 17, 18] about 1806.
+10v.POLLY LUCINDA STAFFORD, b. about 1804[6] in United States[5]; d. on 24 Nov. 1866[42] in Bayham, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada[42]; m. (DB-19) SYLVESTER BALCOM, b. in United States[5] about 1803[6], d. in New York[23] about 1890[23], son of (DB-14) Jacob and Sarah (_____) BALCOM.
11vi.BENAGGER STAFFORD, b. about 1796[27]; d. about 1880.
12vii.THOMAS STAFFORD, b. about 1798[27]; d. about 1850.
13viii.WILLIAM STAFFORD, b. about 1800[27]; d. about 1880.
14ix.ORIS STAFFORD, b. about 1802[27]; d. about 1850.
15x.JOSEPH W. STAFFORD, b. about 1804[28]; d. about 1850.

Generation Six

9. DAVID6 STAFFORD (David5, William4, William3, Thomas2, Thomas1), son of (5) David5 and Hannah (GRANT) STAFFORD, was born on 24 Oct. 1792[45] in Massachusetts[10, 12, 15, 16], and died on 26 Oct. 1872[45] in Ravenna[45]. He married ELIZABETH _____, who was born about 1806 in Canada[12, 15, 16, 17, 18].

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Whitestown[20]:

Name: David Stafford
3 Free White males 0-10 (Benagger 2 mo., Thomas 0-10, David 7)
1 Free White male 10-16 (Ananias 0-22)
1 Free White male 26-45 (David 45)
1 Free White female 0-10 (Emma 5-10)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Synthia 9-26)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Hannah 5-31)

From the 7 Aug. 1820 census, in Smithfield Twp.[13]:

Name: David Stafford Jun.
1 Free White male 0-10 (?)
1 Free White male 26-45 (David 27)
2 Free White females 0-10 (?, ?)
1 Free White female 26-45 (?)
Persons in Commerce: 1

From the 1 June 1830 census, in Hanover Twp.[3]:

Name: Major D. Stafford
1 Free White male 30-40 (David 37)
1 Free White female 0-5 (?)
1 Free White female 20-30 (?)

From the 1 June 1860 census, in Gaines, Kent Co., Michigan[16]:

Dwelling #Family #NameAgeGenderOccupationReal Estate ValuePersonal Estate ValueBirthplaceAttended School Within the Year
867757David Stufford67MFarmer7200700Massachusetts
Elizabeth53FCanada
Albert17MFarm laborerCanadaYes
Elizabeth S.13FCanadaYes

From the 1 June 1870 census, in Ravenna[15]:

Dwelling #Family #NameAgeGenderColorOccupationReal Estate ValuePersonal Estate ValueBirthplaceFather Foreign BornMother Foreign Born
111104David Stafford78MWFarmer20006000Massachusetts
Elizabeth63FWCanadaYY

[3, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 27, 45]
Children:
16i.ALBERT7 STAFFORD, b. about 1842 in Canada[12, 16, 17, 18]; d. about 1920.
17ii.ELIZABETH STAFFORD, b. about 1846 in Canada[16]; d. about 1910.
10. POLLY LUCINDA6 STAFFORD (David5, William4, William3, Thomas2, Thomas1), daughter of (5) David5 and Hannah (GRANT) STAFFORD, was born between 1 June 1800 and 15 Jan. 1805[6] in United States[5], died on 24 Nov. 1866[42] in Bayham[42] and was buried in Estherville Cemetery, Bayham Twp., Elgin Co.[42]. She married (DB-19) SYLVESTER BALCOM, son of (DB-14) Jacob and Sarah (_____) BALCOM, who was born about 1803[6] in United States[5], and died about 1890[23] in New York[23].

From the 1 June 1830 census, in Hanover Twp.[2]:

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

From the 14 Jan. 1861 census, in Vienna, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario[5]:

NameOccupationBirthplaceReligionAge at Next BirthdayGenderMarital Status
Sylvester BalcomsawyerUSAWM58MM
Lucinda BalcomUSA56FM

[2, 5, 6, 9, 27, 42]
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[42]
Child: See (DB-19) Sylvester BALCOM



1. 1790 United States Federal Census, Lanesborough, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 346; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
2. 1830 United States Federal Census, Hanover Twp., Chautauqua Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. Ibid., 390.
4. Ibid., 392.
5. 1861 Canada Census, Vienna, Elgin Co., Ontario; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. 1861 Canada Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. 1830 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. 1820 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
9. 1861 Canada Census, Vienna, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. 1870 United States Census, population schedule, 14, dwelling 111, family 104.
11. Ibid., 70, dwelling 82, family 82.
12. 1860 United States Census, population schedule, 102, dwelling 867, family 757.
13. 1820 United States Census, Smithfield Twp., Madison Co., New York, population schedule, 1.
14. 1850 United States Census, Washington Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 327, dwelling 151, family 152.
15. 1870 United States Census, Ravenna, Muskegon Co., Michigan, population schedule, 14, dwelling 111, family 104.
16. 1860 United States Census, Gaines, Kent Co., Michigan, population schedule, 102, dwelling 867, family 757.
17. 1880 United States Census, population schedule, 7, dwelling 72, family 76.
18. 1880 United States Census, Ravenna, Muskegon Co., Michigan, population schedule, 7, dwelling 72, family 76.
19. "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872," FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9WB-9G9P?i=270&cc=2069831), David Stafford.
20. 1800 United States Federal Census, Whitestown, Oneida Co., New York, 7; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
21. 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania, mortality schedule, 41.
22. 1870 United States Census, Washington Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 70, dwelling 82, family 82.
23. "Muskegon Co. Death Records".
24. "Pedigree Resource File".
25. Charles Warner Stafford, An Index of the Stafford Families of New England and their Descendants (Stuart, Florida: No publisher, 1967); digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
26. Ibid., 11, 17.
27. Ibid., 17.
28. Ibid., 1:17.
29. Ibid., 3.
30. Ibid., 3, 5.
31. Ibid., 4, 5.
32. Ibid., 5, 7.
33. Ibid., 7, 11.
34. Henry Marvin Benedict, A Contribution to the Genealogy of the Stafford Family in America (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell, 1870).
35. Ibid., 3.
36. Ibid., 4.
37. J. Russell Bullock, Incidents in the Life and Times of Stukely Westcote (Bristol, Rhode Island?: No publisher, 1886), 73.
38. Ibid., 74.
39. Roscoe L. Whitman, History and Genealogy of the Ancestors and Some Descendants of Stukely Westcott (No place: No publisher, 1932), 179.
40. Ibid., 1:144, 179.
41. Ibid., 38, 179.
42. Estherville Cemetery records (http://www.elginogs.ca/cemeteries/bayham/estherville.htm).
43. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 37 (1883): 275.
44. Twitchell, Ralph Emerson, Genealogy of the Twitchell family: record of the descendants of the Puritan, Benjamin Twitchell, Dorcester, Lancaster, Medfield, and Sherborn, Massachusetts, 1637-1927 (New York, N.Y.: H.K. Twitchell, 1929), 174; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
45. "Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950," Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/60872/44471_355321-00546?pid=155233&treeid=&personid=&rc=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=yvx137&_phstart=successSource), David Stafford.
46. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCCD-D42?from=lynx1&treeref=LTVS-1RM), David Stafford and Hannah Grant.