Pottawatomie, OK

William Thomas Stavely was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania the son of William Stavely of Antrim, Ireland.  This Irish line settled in Mineral Point Wisconsin in the late 1840's, prior to moving to Pennsylvania.  The majority of the Mineral Point Stavely family had relocated to Osage, Kansas by 1878.  William T. Stavely is living in Osage with his father in 1880.  He later married Clara HUMPHREY, and briefly settled in Kansas where three of their chidren were born.   By 1895, William and Clara moved to Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, and this is were we find his family in 1900:

1900: Dent, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma

 William STAVELY  Head   M   Male   37   Pennsylvania*  Farmer
 Clara J. STAVELY  Wife  M  Female  35   Pennsylvania  
 William J. STAVELY  Son  U  Male  16  Kansas  
 John A. STAVELY  Son  U  Male  14  Kansas  
 Mary Allice STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  7  Kansas  
 Clara M. STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  5  Oklahoma  
 Margie A. STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  2  Oklahoma  

 

Son John A. Stavely, who was born in Kansas, married Maybelle CAMP, and moved to Saguache, Colorado.

1910: Seminole, Red Mound, Oklahoma

 William STAVELY  Head   M   Male   46   Pennsylvania*  Farmer
 Clara STAVELY  Wife  M  Female  44   Pennsylvania  
 Clara STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  14  Oklahoma  
 Marjore STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  12  Oklahoma  
 Charlie STAVELY  Son  U  Male  9  Oklahoma  
 Theodora STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  6  Oklahoma  
 Kenneth STAVELY  Son  U  Male  3  Oklahoma  

 

1920: Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma

 W. T. STAVELY  Head   M   Male   58   Pennsylvania*  Shipping Clerk Flour Mill
 Clara STAVELY  Wife  M  Female  55   Pennsylvania  
 Clara STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  24  Oklahoma  
 Charles W. STAVELY  Son  U  Male  19  Oklahoma  
 Theordora STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  16  Oklahoma  
 Kenneth STAVELY  Son  U  Male  13  Oklahoma  

 

1930: North Cleveland Street, Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma

 William T. STAVELY  Head   M   Male   67   Pennsylvania*  Shipping Clerk Flour Mill
 Clara J. STAVELY  Wife  M  Female  65   Pennsylvania  

 

*Note that between 1900 and 1930 William states in each census that both of his parents were born in Ireland.

 

 

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