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Samuel Stillwell (1735-1781) of Westmoreland Penn.
Posted by: David Halbert (ID *****1024) Date: March 20, 2009 at 14:43:07
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I am looking for more information on Samuel Stillwell and his immediate family and his ancestry. His father is presumed to be Jeremiah and his Grandparents would be Nicholas Stillwell and Ann van Dyke.

Name: Samuel STILLWELL
Birth: 1735 in Pennsylvania
Death: 9 Jan 1781 in Washington County, Kentucky
Abstract of Wills of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania:
Samuel Stillwell, Monongalia County, Virginia January 9, 1781,
Proved August 2, 1782, wife Ann;
Children: Ann, Joseph, Daniel, Samuel, Elijah, Isaac, Sarah, and Rachel;
Witnesses: wife, Phillip Rogers and Roger Richey, Esq.

Marriage 1 Margaret Ann HOFFMIRE b: ABT 1749 in of Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey
       Married: ABT 1769
1.        Samuel (Jr.) STILLWELL
2.        Elijah STILLWELL b: 1765 in Pennsylvania
Elijah moved to Green County, KY ca 1795. Elijah was on the 1810 Census of Adair Co., KY. Elijah wrote a will Dec 4, 1845 in Adair Co., KY. Elijah's children were Nancy, Rachel, John, Sarah, Elijah Jr., Jemima, Elizabeth, and a son Jennings (possibly Hiram Jennings).
3.        Isaac STILLWELL b: 1774 in Pennsylvania
Moved to Green Co., KY ca 1795. Isaac is in the 1820 Census, Hardin Co., KY with wife, 3 daughters and 5 sons. Isaac also lived in Larue Co., KY and many of his decendents still do. The Stillwell Family Cemetery, Larue County, is on the Howardstown Map, Sec 16-M-48 Carter Coord, 2 miles NW of Levelwoods on the Sadie Brewer farm.
4.        Daniel STILLWELL
Moved to Green Co., KY ca 1795, and was on the 1795 Tax list for Green Co., KY. Daniel and family was found on the 1810 Census, Adair Co., KY with wife, 4 sons, and 3 daughters. Daniel's wife was Eleanor or Elender. Their children were James, Polly, Abraham, Malinda, Isaac, Jacob, and one more possibly a daughter Ennis? Daniel died December 1813 in KY.
5.        Rachel STILLWELL
6.        Joseph STILLWELL b: 1776 in Pennsylvania
7.        Delela STILLWELL (Not in will but found in another source)
8.        Sarah STILLWELL (Found in will)
9.        Ann STILLWELL (Found in will but could be his wife or an alternate name for Delela)

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