John was a private of Capt. Josiah Lockarts Company of Volunteers from 5/1812 to 5/7/1813.
1851 John rented his farm in Brown County, Ohio to younger son (EA) fro several years. John, wife Rebecca, and daughter Lydia who married Bennett G. Hayes, sold their real estate and came in caravan with ox-teams and covered wagon. They stopped in Pike Co., Illinois for a little over a year and then resumed their journey to Iowa. Act of Congress Sept 28, 1850 entitled "An act of granting "Bounty Land" to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in Military Service of the United States Warrant No. 5567 for 160 acres issued in favor of John Stansberry. Private Capt. Lockharts Company, First Regiment Ohio Volunteers, WAr of 1812. NE 1/4 of section 23 in TWP 68 North of Range 16 west in district lands subject to sale at Fairfield, Iowa containing 160 acres. Signed by Franklin Pierce, Pres of the United States Apr. 15, 1853 (this land joins the southeast corporation line of present Moulton)
After 2 years here John and Rebecca sold their 160 acres to son Dr. Grant and they returned to Brown Co., Ohio.
More About John Stansberry: Burial 1: Unknown, Brown's Chapel Cemetery, Ohio.890 Burial 2: West Fork Cemetery, East of Wahlsburg, Brown Co., OH.891 Military: War of 1812 OH Militia at Ft. Detroit. Nationality: English.
More About John Stansberry and Rebecca Washburn: Marriage: 7/01/1812, Foulton Co., OH.
Children of John Stansberry and Rebecca Washburn are: