Stapleton Puzzles

These are puzzling Stapletons that have been brought to my attention.  Hmm, wonder where they fit into the overall picture.

 

   William Stapleton  m. to Nancy Tarrington , Rockingham Co., NC 1800[i]

   William Stapleton  m. to Elizabeth Sizemore ??? maybe TN (@1810), (had daughter Sarah Stapleton  b. 1811.  Elizabeth m. to 2 Larkin Willis  and deeded land to Sarah from William in about 1819 or so. [ii]

   James Stapleton  of 1810 Montgomery Co., VA. Had four males in household. 12101-30111[iii]

   Isaac Stapleton  b. @1797 VA. m. to Nancy Sizemore  (lived  Hawkins, Co., TN. until after 1860 census[iv].

   Andrew Stapleton  b. 1801 to 1810 Va. m. to Sarah Sizemore  (lived Hawkins Co., TN)  One of his sons claimed to be a cousin to one of James Stapleton 's sons and he (Andrew) claimed to be an uncle[v].

   Jos K. Stapleton  in early court records of Hawkins Co., TN (@1823) [vi]

   Thomas Stapleton  b. 1814 Va.   m. to Loucy Unknown  @1850? living in Hancock , TN 1850 census.  Also in household were James Neil Stapleton  age 48, Isaac Stapleton , age 12, and George W. Stapleton , age 4.  They do not appear in Tennessee census following 1850[vii].

   Thomas Stapleton  b. @1805 Russell Co., Va. m. to 1  ?, had several children, m. to 2 Louanna Lawson  in Meigs Co., TN and by 1850 had moved to Pope Co., IL.  He had several children by both wives. Their names are strikingly similar to the children of James , Isaac , and Andrew Stapleton  of Tennessee ( but b. in VA) [viii].

   Edward Stapleton  of Washington , Co., VA and Russell Co., VA[ix].

   Nancy Stapleton  of Scott Co., VA[x].


[i] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[ii] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[iii] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[iv] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[v] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[vi] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[vii] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[viii] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[ix] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net

[x] Linda Graham, 178 Blades St. , Norfolk , VA. 23503; gcentral@worldnet.att.net