NICHOLAS ANDERSON STINNETT
Born in 1837
Probably the son of David and Margarina Stinnett.
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Lived with Thomas Rice at the 1850 census.
Married in Greene Co., Illinois on April 20, 1858 to
(daughter of John and Rebecca
Maberry) b. 1837; died August 30, 1908.
Nicholas and family later moved near Mt. Vernon, Illinois
where he died. His uncle, James and cousin, Charles traveled by wagon to Mt. Vernon to pick up Nancy and the children to bring them back to Greene Co. The group slept under the wagon during their trip. "Aunt Nance" smoked a corn cob pipe. The above information came from a relative.
Children of Nicholas and Nancy Stinnett:
2. Thomas b. 1870
3. Alice (Muzebrock)
4. Francis Ann "Fannie" (Herron)
5. Maletha Ann "Annie" b. 1877
married on November 29, 1893 to Solomon D. Waltrip
(d. 3-6-1942; buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery)
They had 3 children.
A relative tells the following story about Nicholas:
During the 1860 Census, he was serving with Union Forces during the Civil War and suffered non-battle related injuries. The story goes that he kept his tobacco in the same pocket with some cartridges (probably paper) and when he lit his filled pipe, his eyes were damaged.
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