Clinton County, IA

Clinton County is located on the far eastern edge of Iowa.  Robert Staveley was baptized in Skirlaugh, Yorkshire on May 29, 1811 the son of John Staveley and Hannah TAYLOR.  Robert and Charlotte's last known residence in England prior to emigrating to the United States was in Aldbrough, Yorkshire, where they are found during the 1861 census.  In the 1870 US Federal Census, they are found residing in Clinton County, Iowa, but a record of their immigration to the United States has not yet been found:

1870: Brookfield, Clinton County, Iowa

 John STAVELEY   Male   22  England   Blacksmith
 Kate STAVELEY   Female   22   Canada  Keeping House
 Robert STAVELEY  Male  57  England   Farm Laborer
 Charlotte STAVELEY  Female  54  England   Keeping House
 Robert STAVELEY  Male  11  England   At School
 Emily STAVELEY  Female  7  England   At School
 Josiah STAVELEY  Male  6  England   At School

 

1880: Brookfield, Clinton County, Iowa

 Robert. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   70  England   Blacksmith
 Charlotte STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   61   England  Keeping House

 

Robert died the following year, on August 21, 1881 in Clinton County, Iowa.

1880: Brookfield, Clinton County, Iowa

 John STAVELEY   Head  M  Male   42  England   Farmer
 Kate STAVELEY   Wife  M  Female   32   Canada  Keeping House
 Grace STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  9  Iowa   

 

Robert and Charlotte's daughter Eleanor married William PARIS and is living near her parents in 1880:

1880: Brookfield, Clinton County, Iowa

 William PARIS    Head  M  Male   28  Ohio   Farmer
 Eleanor PARIS  Wife  M  Female   23   England  Keeping House
 Nora E. PARIS  Daur  U  Female  4  Iowa   

 

Robert and Charlotte's son Josiah is a servant in the MCMILLINGS household in Brookfield in 1880, aged 16 years.

Their daughter Emily is a servant in the ANDERSON household in Brookfield, Iowa in 1880, aged 18 years.

Son Robert's whereabouts in 1880 have not been determined.

The only Staveley from this lineage that has been located in the US Federal census of 1900 is Robert and Charlotte's son, Josiah.  He is residing, with his wife Letitia and four children, in Shelby County, Iowa.

 

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