and Cynthia Brashear
of Bullitt Co., Kentucky
John Stallings was born in 1774 in Maryland. On 23 Feb 1808 he married Cynthia Brashear, daughter of Marsham Brashear & Lucy Phelps, in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. John died between 1827-1830 and Cynthia died 29 Jun 1849.
They had 8 children: Susan, Lucinda, Patsy, Sarah, John, William, Fountain and Rebecca.
Notes for John and Cynthia:
13 Jul 1848: Fountain, John, William and Sarah Stallings. Cynthia Stallings guardian and mother. All wards have obtained the age of 21. Fountain Stallings is dead but left one child. Guardian has lived on the farm (100 acres) and states , after taking there from her third [widows], that the property is to be divided into seven shares. Susan Stallings died without issue. (Bullitt Co. Guardian Account Book A., pg 148-149)
Lucinda Stallings was born about 1811 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. On 21 Jul 1831 she married John Riley Hedges in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. John was born about 1810 in Bath Co., Kentucky. In 1850 they were living in Daviess Co., Kentucky. Lucinda died on 24 Feb 1857 in Daviess Co., Kentucky.
John and Lucinda had the following children:
i. Elizabeth was born in 1834 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. Elizabeth married Evered Martin and moved to Arkansa where she died in Paragould, Green Co., Arkansas on 6 Sep 1889.
ii. Cynthia was born about 1835 in Bullitt Co. and died in Daviess Co., Kentucky about 1860.
iii. Wesley was born about 1836 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky.
iv. William Chidsey was born on 17 Mar 1839 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. He died in Ina, Illinois on 19 Apr 1917.
v. Martha was born on 22 Nov 1842 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. She died in Ina, Illinois on 14 Feb 1917.
vi. John Riley was born in Jun 1845 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. He married Emmaline.
vii. Emmaline 'Emily'. Born on 11 Oct 1845 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. On 16 Jun 1861 she married John Acord, in White Co., Illinois. Born on 23 Mar 1832 in Lawrence Co., Ohio, John died in Georgetown, Vermillion Co., Illinois on 22 Nov 1919. Emily died in Westville, Vermillion Co., Illinois on 15 Mar 1924.
viii. David Riley was born on 18 Jul 1848 in Daviess Co., Kentucky and died in White Co., Illinois.
ix. Sarah 'Sallie' was born about 1850 in Daviess Co., Kentucky and died in Scott Co., Missouri between 1904-05.
x. Greenup Jewell was born on 1 Jan 1854 in Kentucky and died in Huntington, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
Fountain Stallings was born in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. On 19 May 1942 he married Julia Ann Ridgway, daughter of Joseph Ridgway and Mary Wells. Fountain died in 1846.
Fountain and Julia had one child:
Letitia was born about 1842 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. On Aug 1862 She married John Wesley Whitledge, son of Alfred Whitledge and Patsy Stallings in Bullitt Co., Kentucky. They lived in Mt. Washington, Bullitt Co. Letitia died between about 1867. John Wesley remarried to Jane Elmira Whitledge on 12 Nov 1868 in Bullitt Co.
Notes on Fountain, Julia and Letitia:
17 July 1843: On the motion of Benjamin W. RIDGEWAY adm. of the estate of Fountain STALLINGS dec'd. Ordered that Thomas SIMMONS, Wm. SIMMONS, Samuel STALLINGS, and Richard JAMES or any three being first duly sworn be and they are hereby appointed appraisors to appraise in current money the personal estate and slaves if any of said decedent and make report thereof to Court.
Inventory was returned 29 Jul 1843 Sale returned 21 Aug 1843
(Bullitt County KY Will Book C pg 308) -----------
27 Aug 1853 Letitia
Stallings, infant orphan of Fountain Stallings deceased. Guardian Benjamin W.
Ridgway. (Bullitt Co., Guardian Accounts Book A, pg 261)
21 Jun 1866: Letitia Whitledge, formerly Stallings. Guardian B.W. Ridgway. Interest paid on land owned by Thomas Stallings and Thomas Ridgway of Indiana 1851-1863 Bullitt Co. (Guardian Accounts Book A, pg 202-204)
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