Travis, TX

Bryant Stavely was born in Stewart County, Tennessee, the son of Elijah Staveley and Mary Elizabeth COLLIER.  Bryant married Celia MCCASKILL of Scotland, on October 3, 1847. In 1850 we find Bryant and Celia residing in Pope, Illinois with a young daughter Sarah aged 1 year.  By 1860 we find Bryant with his family living in Austin, Travis County, Texas, though Sarah is not in the household, and presumed deceased.

1860: Austin, Travis County, Texas

 B O STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   38   Tennessee   Farmer
 C STAVELEY        30  Tennessee  Wife
 M A STAVELEY   Daur  M   Female   9  Illinois   
 T A STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female  5  Texas   
 B O STAVELEY   Son  U  Male  3  Texas   
 J A STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  1  Texas   


1870: Austin, Travis County, Texas

 Bryant STAVELY   Head   M   Male   47   Tennessee   Farmer
 Margaret STAVELY   Daur  M   Female   18  Illinois   Keeping House
 Texana STAVELY   Daur  U   Female  15  Texas   Attending School
 Bryant STAVELY   Son  U  Male  13  Texas   Attending School
 John STAVELY  Son  U  Male  11  Texas   Attending School
 Martha STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  9  Texas   At Home
 Selia STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  7  Texas  At Home


Bryant's son John married Mary Arminda GRIFFITH, and settled in Scurry County, Texas.

1880: Austin, Travis County, Texas

 Bryant STAVELY   Head   M   Male   47   Tennessee   Farmer
 Mattie STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  19  Texas   Milliner
 Celia STAVELY  Daur  U  Female  17  Texas  At Home




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