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Were there ten kids with Nancy Shannon?… I only show nine. Is someone missing? Please help me out.
Posted by 6thgeneration on March 6, 2011 in Genealogy
Tags: Achilles, Darwin Massey, Elijah, hugh shannon, legrand, mary jane, Nancy Shannon, oliver hardin, rebecca margaret, William Preston
Carol Lewis Allen
September 5, 2011 at 5:37 pm
Hi, I have just returned from Washington on the Brazos doing research on Elijah Stapp….I am fascinated by Nancy Shannon Stapp and the fact that she would come with her husband to the land Of Texas with so many children…the Runaway Scrape is an amazing event in Texas history.my linage is though Daughter Rebecca Maragaret Stapp, Rebecca married Nathaniel Stukes. Their daugher Frances was my Grandfather’s Mother. My Granfather was Samuel Levi Lewis.
Rebecca Maragarent Stapp Stukes/ Frances Marion Stukes Lewis/ Samuel Levi Lewis/ Charles Arthur Lewis/ Carol Ann Lewis Allen- me! I don’t know if that makes me 5th or 6th Generaltion. My Children are Amy Colleen Allen Hinton and Scott Michel Allen. My Daughter, Amy, has a Son, Nathaniel Levi Hinton and will have a Daughter in the next week of so….not sure of her name yet.
I too am in awe of this family and am so proud to be part of the Stapp family. Thank you for starting this Blog!!!
September 5, 2011 at 8:37 pm
Hello Carol Ann Lewis Allen!… Thank you for commenting and introducing yourself and sharing your lineage information. Please feel free to start new posts and tell us more about your branch of the family. I was inspired by your comment to google search your ancestor’s name and I came across the poem she wrote in 1882 that spoke to the difficulties of the era. I’m sure you have seen it, but I will repost it for the benefit of other Stapp descendants.
September 6, 2011 at 10:31 am
I just yesterday found that poem…the whole Runaway Scrape is an amazing incident, I am going to do more research on that……..good to meet more “cousins”!!!
Pam Curry Jones
February 4, 2012 at 9:52 pm
I am the granddaughter of Samuel Preston Glass of Gatesville, Texas. My mother was Freda Elizabeth Glass Curry. William Samuel Glass was my great-grandfather. I am so intrigued to learn more about my family history! I have my baby book with all the names on the family tree and also have pictures of Samuel Preston Glass. I now live in Whitney, Texas, but grew up in Gatesville. So glad to find this blog!
Texian 6th gen
May 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm
I too am a 6th gen of elijah Stapp I have a book written by mary Chambers tells in great detail family facts. happy to see more relatives searching for geneology
May 26, 2012 at 7:09 pm
Is they book by Mary Chambers commerically available?
Barbara McAleese 928 782 9453
June 22, 2013 at 8:04 pm
I too am a sixth generation of Elijah Stapp. I am writing a book about a descendant of a Shannon
Stapp’s wife but finding this line so interesting. Hope someone will reply. I am looking for more info on Charles Achiles Stapp son of Hugh Shannon Stapp.
June 23, 2013 at 5:25 am
Hi Barbara, Thanks for commenting and introducing yourself. I have forwarded your message to my sister, who is the genealogist of our little branch of the family. Anything I know about distant family history I have learned from her… and after a little passage of time I get fuzzy on the details, so I would rather take your request back to the source. Hope she’ll reply.
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