Iowa County, WI

William Staveley (1812 - 1899 )The Stavelys of Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin are headed by William Staveley, born March 7, 1812 in Antrim, Ireland, son of the Reverend William John Staveley, and Jane ADAMS.  William married Margaret HIND in 1840, and are believed to have emigrated to the United States around 1841 after the birth of their first son. 

 

William Staveley and Margaret HIND had the following children:

 John A. Staveley b. 1841   Ireland
 William Staveley b. 1847 d. Infancy  
 Hannah Thompson Staveley b. 1849   Mineral Point, Wisconsin
 Joseph Hind Staveley b. 1851   Mineral Point, Wisconsin

 

In 1850 we find William Stavely and his wife Margaret living in Mineral Point:

1850: Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin

 William STAVELY  Head   M   Male   38  1000*  Ireland  Merchant
 Margaret STAVELY  Wife  M  Female  33     Ireland  
 John A. STAVELY  Son  U  Male  8    Ireland  
 William STAVELY Jr.  Son  U  Male  3    Wisconsin  
 Hannah T. STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  1    Wisconsin  
 Mariah BELL    U  Female  20    England  

 

*value of real estate owned

William's wife Margaret died on December 1,1858, and is buried in Lyndon, Kansas.  The family has not been located in the Federal 1860 US Census.  In February 1861 the family moved to Allegheny, Pennsylvania.

 

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