Rev. Michael Stafford, Priest of the Roman Catholic Church, Lindsay, is a native of the County of Lanark, Ontario, the son of a pioneer settler, Thomas Stafford, and was born March, 1, 1832. His father was from Wexford, Ireland; his mother, whose maiden name was Elizabeth McGarry, from West Meath, same country. His family fought for Irish separation, and that was the reason Thomas Stafford came to Canada. Up to fourteen years of age our subject was educated at a district school near Lanark, his teacher, Robert Lees, still living, and filling the office of County Attorney of Carleton. The
1st Lt., Inf., Co. F, 2nd Div., Regulars, 23rd Reg. Born in Guilford County; son of E. J. and Lula Stafford. Husband of Annie Fred Stafford. Entered service May 6, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to New York. Sailed for France Sept. 13, 1917. Fought at Champagne-Marne, Aisne, Marne-Sommes, Oise Aisne offensives. Verdun and St. Mihiel offensives. Gassed at Argonne offensives, Oct. 6, 1918. Sent to French Hospital No. 16, then Evacuation No. 3, then Base No. 2 at Neuilly, France. The 2nd Div. received six citations for which they are entitled to wear Regimental Legion
Theodore Stafford, 75-year-old hermit, was found dead in his cabin on his homestead, 12 miles from Richland, on Wednesday of last week. Heart disease is given as the cause of death. The funeral was held in Richland. North Powder News Saturday, March 5, 1927
Stafford Family Cemetery located on Shadduck Road in McKean, Erie County, Pennsylvania. STAFFORD Amy, d. 14 Feb. 1867, ae. 74 yrs., 11 mos., 29 days. Wife of Jonas Stafford. Jonas, d. 31 July 1852, ae. 78 yrs. Husband of Amy Stafford. Approximate location based on street name: [map id=”map” z=”15″ lat=”41.977761″ lon=”-80.162616″] Decimal Degrees: Latitude: 41.977761 Longitude: -80.162616
William Stafford, one of the early settlers of Fort Bend County, was a native of Tennessee, but emigrated from that grand old State to that of Louisiana, where he engaged in raising cane and, making sugar. He was married twice; his first rife was Miss Donald, of Tennessee, and the second Miss Martha Cartwright, of Louisiana. In 1822 he came to Texas as one of the colonists of Stephen. F. Austin and first located near San Felipe, but later settled at what is now known as “Stafford’s Point” on Oyster Creek, in Fort Bend County, fifteen miles east of Richmond.