Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: John A. STINESPRING / Mary WATSON (F11632)



Family Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Father | Male
    John A. STINESPRING

    Born  CA 1779  Lancaster Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  May 1869   
    Buried    Oxford Baptist Church Cemetery, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Other Spouse  Mariah Jane HAUGHT | F3004 
    Married  26 Feb 1857  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John H. STINESPRING | F11633 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eleanor ___ | F11633 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary WATSON

    Born  1 Sep 1792  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jul 1854  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oxford Baptist Church Cemetery, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    Granville L. STINESPRING

    Born  5 May 1812  Monongalia Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Apr 1890  Toll Gate, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  OXFORD   
    Spouse  Margaret E. WHITEHAIR | F19478 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    John W. STINESPRING

    Born  27 Oct 1823   
    Died  25 Nov 1893  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oxford Baptist Church Cemetery, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ann ___ | F11634 
    Married     
    Spouse  Charlotte Jane GRAY | F11635 
    Married  29 Oct 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Saphrona M. SQUIRES | F11637 
    Married  11 Mar 1869  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    William T. STINESPRING

    Born  CA 1828  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Minerva DOTSON | F41186 
    Married  25 Jan 1854  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Ellen Jane STINESPRING

    Born  31 May 1830  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Aug 1914  Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mt. Union Cemetery, Straight Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John M. LEGGETT | F7562 
    Married  14 Jul 1853  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William M. WATSON | F7666 
    Married  25 Sep 1871  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • "In March 1834, John A., Mary and Granville L. Steinspring [sic] absconded from the Central Presbyterian Church in Clarksburg."
      Per U.S. Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, database on Ancestry.com

      1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 23 1850:
      John Stinespring, 71, b. Pennsylvania, miller; Mary, 60, b. Virginia; William, 22, b. Va; Ellen J, 18, b. Va; Zacharia Watton (or Walton), 19, b. Va.
      (Note: The adjacent household was that of their son John, 25, his wife Mary A, and their son William L.)

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 13 1860:
      J. A. Stinespring (male), 73, farmer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $50; M. J. (female), 24; G. F. (male), 48, farmer, value of real estate $2,000, value of personal estate (blank), cannot read/write; M. (female), 44, cannot read/write; M. J. (female), 19; J. A. (male), 17; B. A. (R. A. ?) (female), 10; M. E. (female), 7; W. H. (male), 3. All born in Virginia except the elder J. A., born in Pennsylvania.