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Robert Frederick Stafford b) 30 August 1834 Mt. Pleasant, Screven County, (cut out of Wayne County) Georgia Glynn County is located on the Georgia coast north of Camden County. Glynn County, one of the original Georgia counties, was created by the first State Constitution of 1777.

Wayne County was created on May 11, 1803. The county boundaries have changed many times since the original "Tallassee Strip", a 5 to 15 mile-wide strip of land spanning from the Altamaha River to the St. Mary's River. Wayne County borders Glynn to the west.

Glynn County Ga 1850 census records show:

James Stafford 40 m Farmer b) Georgia

Listed in household:

Elizabeth Stafford age 22 f

Robert Stafford age 16 m Student

Eliza Stafford age 3f

Rachael Stafford age 1f


Marriage 1 : Martha J.? Hale b) about 1838 in Florida m) about January 8, 1855 in Gadsden Co., Florida

1. James Stafford b) 1858

2. Robert Stafford b) 1860

3. Theodore Stafford b) 1862

4. Joseph Stafford b) 1864

5. Nattie Stafford b) 1866


Marriage 2 : Matilda Jane Brazil : b) 28 March 1846 Arkansas m) 4 July 1869 Bastrop County Texas

1. Valentine Bleu Stafford b) 31 August 1870 Texas

2. Ella Stafford b) 4 January 1873 Texas

3. James Q. Stafford b) 11 June 1874 Texas

4. Minnie Stafford b) 26 May 1878 Texas

5. Annie Bell Stafford b) 23 October 1880 Texas

6. Francis Matilda Stafford b) 1880 Texas

7. Oliver Earl Stafford b) 29 September 1882 Texas

8. Irene Stafford b) 8 December 1883 Texas

9. Robert Carlisle Stafford b) 9 September 1888 Texas

10. Essie Stafford b) 22 July 1890 Texas


Both Robert Frederick Stafford and Matilda Jane Brazil Stafford are buried in Chappel, San Saba County Texas

Source information for Frederick and Matilda:


From Widow's Application for Conferate Pension Documents:

Matilda Jane Stafford filed for conferate widow's pension in Texas, in this document she claims Robert Frederick Stafford was a Confederat soldier for three years. The pension was denied but there was a later application for the same pension by her grand daughter which was approved 26 September 1930.

Stafford, Robert F. (private) cattleman, age 26 in 1860; enlisted in 2nd Company H, 13th Texas Infantry, on June 27, 1862 at Columbus; on furlough, December 11 through December 28, 1862; left company with an illness, March 30, 1863


Eighth Census of the United States (1860)

Colorado County, Texas

Summary & Schedule 1

172A, 30, 800, 772

Stafford, Robert F. (26, male, stock raiser, [0], 925, Georgia); Martha J. (22, female, Florida); Lovesinski (1, male, Texas);

A special thanks to Cathey Jendeski for all of the following census information!

Notes on Matilda Jane Brazil Stafford
1900 Census, TX, San Saba County, Justice Precinct 4, E.D. 133, pg 3
Matilda Stafford found in:
Census Microfilm Records: Texas, 1900
Lived in: 4 Justice Precinct, San Saba County, Texas
Series: T623 Microfilm: 1668 Book: 2 Page: 216
Stafford, Matilda 3-1847, 53, wd, AR, IL, AL, Farming
Oliver E., son 9-1882, 17, single, TX, GA, AR, Farm Labor
Robert C., son 9-1888, 11
Essie, dau 7-1890, 09

1920 United States Federal Census
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Stafford, Matildia View Image Online
Age: 71 Year: 1920
Birthplace: Arkansas Roll: T625_1844
Race: White Page: 3A
State: Texas ED: 232
County: San Saba Image: 766
Township: Precinct 4
Gage, William H. 58 TX AR MO
Eller, wife 44 GA AR
Virgie, dau 24
Paul D., son 19
Joseph E., son 17
Mary E., dau 15
Martha A., dau 11
Thomas T., son 09
Tina L., dau 06
Ella R., dau 04 3/12
Stafford, Matilda m-i-l 71 wd AR IL AR
Ella, niece 25
Esola, niece 16

Source Information
Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas; Roll: T626_2389; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 0439.
Name: Matilda D Stafford
Age: 84 years
Estimated birth year: 1845
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation: Mother-in-law
Race: White
Home in 1930: Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas
Gage, William H. 64, m. at 29 TX, TX, MO Farmer, stock
Ella, wife 53, m. at 20 TX, GA, AR
Truett T.,son 19 TX
Tina L., dau 17
Ruth L., dau 15
Stafford, Matilda B., M.-i-l 84, m. at 23 AR, AR, AR

Notes on Valentine B. Stafford
1900 Census, TX, Wharton Co., Justice Precinct 1, E.D. 54, sheet 19
Listed at boarder with other RR workers
Stafford, V. B. 8-1870, m. 8 yrs TX, GA, AR Railroad worker

Notes on Oliver Earl Stafford
1920 United States Federal Census
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Stafford, Oliver E View Image Online
Age: 37 Year: 1920
Birthplace: Texas Roll: T625_1844
Race: White Page: 4A
State: Texas ED: 232
County: San Saba Image: 768
Township: Precinct 4
Stafford, Oliver E. 37
Lilly, wife 36
Robert E., son 15
Geneva, dau 13
Bob, son 04 4/12

Source Information
Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas; Roll: T626_2389; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 0441.
Name: Oliver E Stafford
Age: 47 years
Estimated birth year: 1882
Birthplace: Texas
Relation: Head
Race: White
Home in 1930: Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas
Stafford, Oliver E. 47 wd TX, Fla., AR Farmer, stock
Bob, son 15 TX, TX, TX
Oliver E., Jr. 06 TX, TX, TX
Orland E., halfuncle 30 m. at 28 TX, TX, TX Farmer, stock
Effie M., halfaunt 29 m. at 27 TX, TN, TX

Notes on Robert Carl Stafford
Source Information
Year: 1930; Census Place: San Saba, San Saba, Texas; Roll: T626_2389; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 0260.
Name: Carl Stafford
Age: 40 years
Estimated birth year: 1889
Birthplace: Texas
Relation: Head
Race: White
Home in 1930: San Saba, San Saba, Texas
Stafford, Carl 40, m. at 23 TX, MS, AR Laborer, odd jobs
Cella May, wife 39, m. at 22
Roland N., son 15
Clara May, dau 12

The Bastrop Advertisor?

found on http://www.rootsweb.com/~txbastro/bastrop.htm

1870s extractions

17 April 1875

Capt. Jno. A. WALLACE, our former townsman, has been elected Mayor of Luling.

Article on Bastrop Cotton Mill mentions Col. JONES and Mr. TAYLOR.

Cyrus W. SALADEE and Abby C. SALADEE, appointed by the DC of Galveston County in

March 1875 administrators of the estate of Gen. Thomas Jefferson CHAMBERS, dec'd.

Will sell 5,799 acres of land in BC out of the Jose Manual BANG's four league grant.

The Advertiser office has, during the past 4 weeks, printed 10 briefs for the Supreme Court for

Messrs. JONES, SAYERS, and RUSSELL; 2 for B. D. ORGAIN, 2 for J. P. FOWLER,

and one for Messrs. Dyer MOORE and B. D. ORGAIN.

MARRIED -- At the residence of the bride's father, Major A. W. MOORE in Hill's Prairie on

Monday, 05 Apr 1875, by the Rev. R. A. BURLESON, Mr. Lee BURLESON of Waco

and Miss B. MOORE of BC.

The Live Oak Grange, with T. J. DARWIN as Master and R. F. STAFFORD as Sec'y, has just

been organized in NIXON's neighborhood with 27 members. The BC council will meet

in Bastrop on 17 April 1875 at 10 a.m. Signed: James MOORE.

Gamble Lodge No. 244 meets the 4th Saturday night each month. J. C. BUCHANAN - W. M.;