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Update: Stringfellow of Culpeper, VA
Posted by: Richard Chichester (ID *****5933) Date: February 21, 2008 at 14:55:19
In Reply to: Stringfellow of Culpeper, VA by Richard Chichester of 671

William Stringfellow (James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born ABT 1687 in [Scotland, England or Surrey County, Virginia], and died BEF 2 MAY 1746 in King George County, Virginia. He married Mary Ann Blackgrove. She died UNKNOWN. He married Sarah Dorothy Elkins 15 MAY 1726 in Virginia. She was born ABT 1706 and died 13 OCT 1761 in King George County, Virginia.

Children of William Stringfellow and Sarah Dorothy Elkins are:

+i. William Robert Stringfellow was born 1729 in King George County, Virginia, and died MAR 1814 in Barnwell County, South Carolina. He married Mary Ann Rebecca Martin. She was born ABT 1740 in King George County, Virginia, and died AFT 1820 in Barnwell County, SC.

ii. Henry Stringfellow was born 9 AUG 1731 in King George County, Virginia, and died FEB 1815 in Brumfield, Culpeper, Virginia, buried 20 FEB King George Co., Virginia. He married Mary UNKNOWN.

+iii. James Madison Stringfellow was born 24 NOV 1734 in King George County, Virginia, and died 5 DEC 1805 in Culpeper County, Virginia. He married Susannah Smith BEF 1756 in Orange, Virginia. She was born ABT 1738 in Culpeper, Virginia and died AFT 1777.

+iv. Robert "Tory Bob" Stringfellow, Sr. was born 17 SEP 1736 in King George County, Virginia, and died 13 FEB 1815 in Stafford County, Virginia.

v. John Stringfellow was born 4 JUL 1740 in King George County, Virginia, and died ABT 1770 in King George County, Virginia.

+vi. Enoch Stringfellow was born 20 OCT 1743 in King George County, Virginia, and died ABT 1814 in Green County, Georgia. He married Amy Rush ABT 1768. She was born ABT 1747 in Granville Co., NC and died 17 JUL 1826 in Green Co., GA.

+vii. Rueben Stringfellow was born 21 APR 1744 in King George, Virginia, and died 1769 in King George County, Virginia. He married Susannah Unknown.
Child: Hethy/Hethey Stringfellow.
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Robert "Tory Bob" Stringfellow, Sr. (William Stringfellow3, James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born 17 SEP 1736 [LDS] [1732-from bible] in King George County, Virginia and died 13 FEB 1815 in Stafford County, VA. He married Catherine Stigler 15 MAY 1762 in St. Paul's Parrish, Stafford Co., VA, daughter of James Stigler and Martha “Mary” Unknown. She was born BET 1728-1740 and died 27 OCT 1828 in Fauquier Co., Virginia.

Robert Stringfellow owned two Virginia estates: "White Chimney" on the Fredericksburg-Warrington Road and "Liberty Hill" a show place of Fauquier County. He was known as "Tory Bob" because of his opposition to the Revolution.

Children of Robert Rittenhouse Stringfellow, Sr. and Catherine Stigler are:

i. Dolly Stringfellow was born 23 MAR 1766 in Fauquier, Virginia and died BET 1814-1815. She married John Brown 3 DEC 1781 in Fauquier, Virginia. He died UNKNOWN.

+ii. Elizabeth "Betsy" Stringfellow was born 27 JAN 1768 in Fauquier, Virginia and died 9 JUN 1858 in Greenville, SC. She married Rev. Ephraim Abell 14 JAN 1784 in Fauquier, Virginia. He died MAY 1810 and was buried 28 MAY 1810 in Fauquier Co., VA.

+iii. Nancy Ann Stringfellow was born 8 APR 1771 in Fauquier, Virginia, and died 9 JAN 1859 in Travelers Rest, Greenville, South Carolina. She married Robert D. Benson 17 OCT 1788 in Fauquier, Virginia son of William Prue (Prou) Benson [b. 1720 King George Co VA, d. 1792 Greenville, SC] and Elizabeth Berry [b. c1729 Grayson Co., VA, d. 17 JUN 1813 Greenville, SC]. He was born 9 FEB 1762 and died 21 FEB 1825 Traveler's Rest, Greenville, SC.

iv. Robert Rittenhouse Stringfellow, Jr. was born 15 APR [20 SEP] 1773 in Fauquier, Virginia, and died 4 OCT 1857 [headstone inscription] in/of "The Retreat", Raccoon Ford, Culpepper, Virginia. He married Ann "Nancy" Herndon 6 JUL 1797 in the "Retreat", Raccoon Ford, Culpeper Co. VA daughter of John Herndon and Mary Lewis. She was born 8 JAN 1775 in Spotsylvania Co., VA and died 6 APR 1813 Fredericksburg, VA. He married Mary 'Polly' Plunkett 31 MAR 1814 in Orange Co., Virginia, daughter of Jesse Plunkett and Frances Woolfolk. She was born 12 FEB 1779 and died in 1844 age 65 years, buried Stringfellow graveyard.

v. James Lawrence Stringfellow was born 11 MAR 1775 in Fauquier, Virginia and died 27 AUG 1847. He married Hannah Harrison Robinson (widow Moxley) 30 OCT 1805. She was born 15 MAY 1781 and died 26 JUN 1859.

vi. Henry Stringfellow was born 20 SEP 1777 in Fauquier, Virginia, and died 5 DEC 1834, buried Marion Cemetery, Perry County, Alabama. He married Mary Brannin on or after 30 JAN 1793*. She died UNKNOWN. He married Jane (unknown). She was born ABT 1768 in Virginia, and died 31 JUL 1851 in Bibb County, Alabama.
*Note: STRINGFELLOW, Henry & Mary Brannin, Jan. 30, 1793 - bondsman: (none given); MR (ABE)
Henry Stringfellow/Mary Brannin 01/30/1793 Bondsman: none Minister: Benjamin Abell (Baptist)
[Source: : Fauquier County Marriage bonds]
The Henry Stringfellow living in Perry County, Alabama at the time of the 1830 F.C. was also in that county at the time of the 1820 F.C. (Hamburg District). He was the son of Robert Stringfellow and Catherine Stigler (Stiglar). He is buried in Marion Cemetery, Perry County, Alabama. He was born September 20, 1777 and died December 5, 1834.

vii. Capt. William Stringfellow was born 4 MAY 1780 in Fauquier Virginia, and died 22 MAY 1849 in Chester County, South Carolina. He married Patience Amelia Buford 3 MAY 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina, daughter of LeRoy Buford and Frances R. Ragsdale. She was born 26 AUG 1784 in Lunenburg, VA, and died 23 DEC 1843 in Chester County, South Carolina.
"Early Records of Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church, Chester County, South Carolina, 1799-1859", 1980, by Brent H. Holcomb and Elmer O. Parker, says that [sic. they are] buried in the cemetery in Row 8:
"WILLIAM STRINGFELLOW, Died May 22, 1849, in his 70th year."
"Mrs. PATIENCE STRINGFELLOW, Died Dec. 23, 1843, in her 60th year."

viii. John Stringfellow was born 15 MAY 1782 in Fauquier, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.

ix. Susannah "Susan" Stringfellow was born 16 MAY 1784 in Fauquier, Virginia and died UNKNOWN. She married Randolph Crenshaw 10 NOV 1802, son of Robert Crenshaw and Elizabeth Beuford (Buford). He was born 22 NOV 1777 in Lunenburg Co., VA and died 1849 in Yalobusha, MS.

x. Rev. Thornton Stringfellow was born 6 MAR 1788 [headstone inscription-Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery] in Fauquier, Virginia, and died 6 MAR 1869 [headstone inscription-Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery] "Bel Air", Culpeper County, Virginia. He married Amelia Walker 11 JUN 1812, daughter of Merry Walker and Elizabeth Kirtley. She was born 14 FEB 1796 Madison, VA and died 4 MAR 1829 (LDS). [They had two children: (i) Penelope (b. <1813>) married her cousin James L. Stringfellow and (ii) Elizabeth (b. <1817>) married Catlett Conway Taliaferro]. He married Ann "Nancy" Hill AFT 1829, daughter of Col. Henry Hill and Ann Powell. She was born 5 OCT 1786 and died 30 SEP 1842 (LDS). He married Elizabeth Finny (Gray) Gibson AFT 1842 [listed on 1850 Federal Census (age 55)], daughter of Gabriel Jones Gray, Sr. and Rebecca Wilson, widow of Daniel William Gibson [m. 9 MAY 1816 (source: W & M Quarterly)]. She was "born 29 APR 1795 and died 18 NOV 1867 age 72 years 6 mos & 21 days" [headstone inscription-Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery]. He married Emily Mildred Ann (Spindle) Bowen AFT 1860, daughter of Thomas Addison Spindle and Elizabeth Munday, widow of Dr. Peter Bowdle Bowen [dec'd bet MAY 1859-JUL 1860, wife mentioned in will].
[Note: may be additional children-see index below]
"The Elder Stringfellow was ordained to the ministry in Grove Church on December 11, 1813. His first pastorate after his ordination was at Jefferson Church, where he preached from 1815 to 1818. In 1816 he was called to Grove Church where he preached until 1838, a period of 22 years. It was in this period of his ministry at Grove - in 1833 - which he organized a church at Providence in Culpeper County, and this church was later moved to Fauquier County and its name changed in 1850 to Mt. Holly. This church seems to have been the object of his special affection and love. In the same year, 1833, he organized the Stevensburg Church and became its first pastor".
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James Lawrence Stringfellow (Robert Stringfellow4, William Stringfellow3, James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born 11 MAR 1775 and died 27 AUG 1847. He married Hannah Harrison Robinson (nee Moxley) 30 OCT 1805, daughter of Soloman Robinson and Frances Rice. She was born 15 MAY 1781 (LDS) Cople Parish, Westmoreland, VA and died 21 JUN 1859 (LDS) Fauquier, VA.

Children of James Lawrence Stringfellow are:
i. Susan Stringfellow was born 24 NOV 1806 [bible record]. She married STONE.

ii. Robert Stringfellow was born 13 MAR 1809 [bible record]. He married Eliza Ann Martin of Fauquier Co., VA. Children: i. Susie, ii. Lucy, iii. Robert, Jr. married Aubrey Bowie.

iii. William Stringfellow was born 21 MAY 1811 [bible record].

iv. Mary A. Stringfellow was born 16 JUN 1814 [bible record]. She married STONE.

v. James Lawrence Stringfellow was born 27 SEP 1816 [bible record].

vi. Nicholas Thornton Stringfellow was born 20 JUL 1819 [bible record] Raccoon Ford, Culpeper, VA and died 26 SEP 1891. He married Mary Eliza Miller 23 DEC 1859 Cedar Mountain, Culpeper, VA, daughter of Henry Miller and Elizabeth Roberts Crigler. She was born 14 FEB 1829 and died 29 JUN 1895 interred Masonic Cemetery, Culpeper, VA.
Note: CULPEPER: CEMETERY RECORDS – MASONIC CEMETERY:
N. T. Stringfellow son of James & Hannah Stringfellow July 20, 1819-Sept. 26, 1891 "Death is swallowed up in victory"
M. Eliza Miller wife of N. T. Stringfellow daughter of Henry & Elizabeth R. Miller Feb. 14, 1829-June 29, 1895
Source: Rootsweb.com-Culpeper, VA cemeteries-http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/culpeper/cemeteries/masonic01.txt

vii. Howard M. Stringfellow was born 19 MAR 1822 [bible record]. He removed to Tennessee.
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James Lawrence Stringfellow (James Stringfellow5 Robert Stringfellow4, William Stringfellow3, James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born 27 SEP 1816 [bible record] in Fauquier Co., VA and died [10 APR 1899 Raccoon Ford?-Culpeper Exponent, 14 Apr. 1899, pg. 2, col. 3], Culpeper Co., VA. He married 1st Penelope Stringfellow 18 DEC 1843, daughter of Rev. Thornton Stringfellow and Amelia Walker. She was born ABT 1813 and died AFT 1850 (no issue). He married 2nd Harriet Ware Ficklin/Ficklen 2/4 MAR 1854, daughter of George Ficklin (Ficklen) and Frances "Fanny" Kennon (Kennen). She was born ABT 1822 [age 58 on 1880 Federal Census-Stevensburg, Culpeper, VA] and died unknown.

Children of James Lawrence Stringfellow and Harriet Ware Ficklin are:

i. Thornton Stringfellow was born 26 AUG 1860 “Summerduck” Culpeper Co., VA and died 10 MAY 1923*.
*Note-Sources: headstone inscription in Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg Voter Register, Obituary-Culpeper Exponent 17 MAY 1923 page 6, col 4.

ii. George Ficklin Stringfellow was born 24 SEP 1861 [Stevensburg Voter Register] “Summerduck”, Culpeper Co., VA and died ABT 1935. He married 1st Elizabeth "Lizzie" Spindle (no issue) interred Masonic Cemetery, Culpeper, VA., 2nd Ellen Farish Somerville (b. 4/16/1861, d. 3/10/1892), daughter of Samuel Wilson Somerville and Jennie Grant Beasley Farish (one son: Glassell Somerville Stringfellow b. 29 FEB 1892; d. 8 APR 1956 married Georgie Hamilton McCoy), and 3rd Mary "Mamie" P. McMullan 24 OCT 1904 East St Louis, St. Clair, IL (LDS), daughter of Edward Broadus McMullan and Frances Durrette Piper. She was born SEP 1881 Standardsville, Greene Co. VA and died 29 NOV 1983 in Wakefield, VA, age 102 years.
Children: i. Elmer Harmon Stringfellow was born in 1905 at “Belair” Culpeper, VA and died 31 OCT 2001 Chattanooga, TN. She married Alfred Landon ‘Pete’ Gray of Waverly, Sussex, VA. ii. Frances S. Stringfellow. Married Marvin Gray of Waverly, Sussex, VA.

iii. James Lawrence Stringfellow, Jr. was born 11 OCT 1863 and died 18 OCT 1866 age 3y 7d. [Note: Culpeper Death Record page 108, line 8]
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Thornton Stringfellow (James Lawrence Stringfellow6, James Stringfellow5, Robert Stringfellow4, William Stringfellow3, James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born 26 AUG 1860 [headstone inscription] “Summerduck” Culpeper Co., VA and died 10 MAY 1923 [headstone inscription] in Charlottesville, VA, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA. He married Cora Bell Ewing, daughter of Daniel Price Ewing and Mollie J. Woods. She was born 7 JUL 1858 [headstone inscription] in Botetourt Co., VA and died 15 MAR 1931 [headstone inscription] in Culpeper, VA, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA.

Children of Thornton Stringfellow and Cora Bell Ewing are:

i. Ewing Price Stringfellow was born 30 AUG 1886 and died 6 MAR 1951, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA. He married Alice Shirey 1916.

ii. Dr. James Lawrence Stringfellow, MD was born 14 AUG 1887 in Culpeper Co., VA and died 4 JUN 1982.

iii. Maye Woods Stringfellow was born 13 FEB 1891 and died 21 JUN 1981 buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA.

iv. Annie Ficklin Stringfellow was born 17 MAY 1893 and died 23 APR 1894 (age 11 m 6 d) buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA.

v. Janet Thornton Stringfellow was born 31 AUG 1895 and died 16 APR 1978, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Culpeper, VA. She married Werter Hobson "Wert" Hurt, Sr. 27 DEC 1919 Charlottesville, VA. He was born 5 MAR 1895 and died 8 JUN 1984 buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Culpeper, VA. They resided at “Belair” farm.

vi. Thornton Stringfellow was born 19 MAR 1898 and died 2 MAR 1920 age 22 years, victim of the "Spanish Flu" influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA. [Culpeper Exponent 4 MAR 1920 Page 11, col. 4]

vii. Dr. Charles Bayne Stringfellow, Capt. USN was born 28 SEP 1899 and died 10 JAN 1963 buried Sec. 30 site 359-A LH, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. He married Jean Riggagmeau Wilkinson 30 SEP 1935 Norfolk, VA. She was born 24 SEP 1897 Lucon, FRA and died 6 JAN 1998 age 100 years, 3 months, 13 days, Virginia Beach, VA. (LDS) buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Child: Charles André Stringfellow.
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Dr. James Lawrence Stringfellow, MD (Thornton Stringfellow7, James Lawrence Stringfellow6, James Stringfellow5, Robert Stringfellow4, William Stringfellow3, James Stringfellow2, Robert Stringfellow1) was born 14 AUG 1887 in Culpeper Co., VA and died 4 JUN 1982, in Culpeper Co., VA, age 94 years, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA. He married Jane Love Sexton 20 SEP 1919, daughter of Marshall Alonzo Sexton and Bennie Love Johnston. She was born 31 AUG 1896 Sylvester, GA and died 2 SEP 1975 Front Royal, VA age 79 years, buried Stevensburg Baptist Church Cemetery, Stevensburg, Culpeper Co., VA.
Note: Benjamin J. and Martha "Mattie" Anne Johnston Sloan of Waynsville, NC were guardians of their niece Jane Love Sexton.

Children of James Lawrence Stringfellow and Jane Love Sexton are:

i. Thornton Stringfellow was born 2 MAY 1921 Sunburst (Waynesville), NC and died 8 JAN 1988. He married living Rue.

ii. Dr. James Lawrence Stringfellow, Jr., M.D. was born 6 NOV 1923 Sunburst, NC and died 25 OCT 1991 Bristol, Bristol City, VA, buried Mt. View Cemetery, Bristol, VA. He married Doris Davis Gilmore 29AUG 1952 Culpeper, VA, daughter of Robert L. Gilmore and Lillian Davis. She was born 29 AUG 1924 and died 6 JAN 2006 Bristol, Bristol City, VA.

iii. Charles Ewing Stringfellow was born 2 NOV 1925 Waynesville, NC and died 5 AUG 2007 Roanoke, VA. He married 1st Frances Erland Hoffman 29 JUN 1948 Culpeper Co., VA, daughter of Erland Murphy Hoffman and Catherine Virginia Swan. She was born 10 MAR 1923 and died 23 SEP 1971 Culpeper Co., VA, buried 26 SEP 1971 Fairview Cemetery, Culpeper Co., VA. He married 2nd living Bower.

iv. Woods Price Stringfellow

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INDEX TO OBITUARY NOTICES IN THE RELIGOUS HERALD, RICHMOND VIRGINIA WITH DATES OF PUBLICATION 1828-1938
Originally published by the Historical Records Survey of Virginia, Work Projects Administration, Richmond, Va., 1940.

STRINGFELLOW
Adoniram J., s. of Rev. Thornton Stringfellow, Mar. 4, 1841.

Amelia J., d. of Elder Thornton Stringfellow, Sep. 5, 1844.

Anne, w. of Elder Thornton Stringfellow, Oct. 15, 1842.

Annie, d. of B. W. and S. T. Stringfellow, Jan. 25, 1877.

Bruce W. Dec. 17,1908

Elizabeth, w. of Rev. Thornton, Feb. 27, 1868.

Emily, w. of Rev. Thornton Stringfellow, Aug. 27, 1874.

Mary Eliza (Mrs.), Aug. 1, 1895.

Robert Henry, s. of Rev. Thornton Stringfellow, Dec. 1, 1837.

Sally Judson, Apr. 20, 1899.

Thornton (Rev.) Mar. 18, 1869.

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