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View Tree for John StansberryJohn Stansberry (b. 11/18/1792, d. 1/03/1880)

John Stansberry (son of Joseph Moses Stansberry and Sarah LaVorce)887, 888 was born 11/18/1792 in NJ889, and died 1/03/1880 in Scott Twp., Brown Co., OH889, 890. He married Rebecca Washburn on 7/01/1812 in Foulton Co., OH, daughter of George Washington Washburn and Azuba Robbins.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Stansberry:

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:
  1. +Lydia Stansberry, b. 2/17/1815, Clermont, OH, d. 3/19/1911, Appanoose Co., IA.
  2. +Moses Stansberry, b. 10/29/1817, New Hope, Brown Co., OH, d. 12/06/1904891, 892.
  3. +George Washington Stansberry, b. 6/30/1820, Brown Co., OH, d. 1/03/1880, Brown Co., OH.
  4. +Grant Sperry Stansberry, b. 1/12/1826, Brown Co., OH893, 894, d. 5/02/1916, Dean, Appanoose Co., IA895, 896.
  5. +Ethan Allen Stansberry, b. 5/15/1830, Brown Co., Scott TWP, OH896, d. 12/03/1899, Brown Co., OH896.
  6. Rachel Stansberry, b. 1834, Brown Co., OH, d. 8/27/1872, Brown Co., OH897.
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