Staley Treasure Trove

You’ll have to trust me that this is a lot of information regarding members of the George Staley family as it’s going to be awhile before I have time to transcribe it all.  Happy reading! Staley Treasure Trove  

Mrs. Jacob Staley

I’ll be honest with this, I don’t have a clue in the world who (whom? Never have figured out when to use that word and, frankly, I hate the sound of it, so…) Jacob Staley or his wife is as I don’t see one in my GEDCOM, but I haven’t fleshed all my Staley family … [Read more…]

Staley Information Request Letters

These are letters to various organizations requesting information on the Staley family.  The letters were written by sisters Olive Wilson and Maybelle (Wilson) Church Klemm.  Will transcribe one of these days. 🙂   Staley Information Requests

Daniel Staley

A letter from Maybelle (Wilson) Church Klemm to the Blair Co., PA County Clerk to ask for records about Daniel Staley. Dear Sir: I am tracing the ancestry of DANIEL STALEY, or STAYLEY, and have from a Washington County paper, October 1867, the following: “Oct. 24, 1867, at the residence of Abraham Lamb, in Washington … [Read more…]

Alexander Nelson, Revolutionary Soldier

From the handwriting I believe that this was written by Mildred Whipple but am not 100% certain. Alexander Nelson, Revolutionary Soldier Grandfather of Jane C. McGee Born 1755-1799 Ensign in Smith Company, NC having enlisted July 1, 1777 Ensign Alexander Nelson enlisted in Smith’s Company on July 1, 1777, omitted Jan. 1778, mustered into 4th … [Read more…]

George Washington Staley (Father)

Unfortunately the paper that this information is written on is degrading badly and has torn in two.  The information comes from Maybelle (Wilson) Church Klemm, and was written by Beatrice Staley, daughter of George Washington Staley, Jr. and Martha (Wright) Staley, the year the information was written is sadly unknown.  [Please note that I believe … [Read more…]