Shelby County, IA

Josiah Staveley was born in 1864 Aldbrough, Yorkshire, England to parents Robert Staveley and Charlotte MAIR. By 1870 the family had left England, and settled in Brookfield, Clinton County, Iowa.  Josiah and his wife Letitia are found living in Shelby in 1900:

1900: Harlan, Shelby, Iowa

 Josiah STAVELEY   Head  M  Male   36  England   Day Laborer
 Letitia STAVELEY   Wife  M  Female   35   Illinois  
 Amber STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  11  Iowa   At School
 Chester STAVELEY  Son  U  Male   9  Iowa   At School
 Cecil STAVELEY  Daur*  U  Female  4  Iowa   
 Bernice STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  2  Iowa   


Note that Cecil was inaccurately recorded as a daughter of Josiah, and should have been recorded as a son.  By 1910 the family has relocated to Boone County.




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