George W. Staley

George Washington Staley, Jr., son of George Washington Staley and Frances Virginia (Washburn) Staley was born in Lee County, IA in 1863 and married Martha Wright in 1889.  The following is from a typed paper (by Maybelle Wilson Church Klemm?) and is said to be taken from “Douglas County Oregon, Today,” published in 1906 by … [Read more…]

Frances Elizabeth Washburne Staley

As written by a daughter of either Charles Daniel Staley (1857-1942) or George Washington Staley Jr. (1863 -?). Unfortunately the papers are unsigned but the second page references George Washington Stayley Sr. as “dad’s father.”  George and Frances had four children, two daughters, Sarah Isabelle and Clara Eunice, and two sons, Charles and George.  The letter … [Read more…]

What’s Next?

With a big cousin-together-happiness trip coming up in the next week, things are taking a bit of a break, mainly because Krista’s been pretty awesome at putting up the information that she’s scanned and I’m a super big slacker with a pile of information needing to be scanned and organized.  This I plan to do … [Read more…]