Sunday, May 24, 2009

Gertrude Paulin Stinson (1919-2004)

The parents of Gertrude Paulin STINSON, George W. and Sarah Elizabeth STINSON, appear on page 127 of "So Obscure A Person,” where her father's lineage to Alexander STINSON is documented. "Girty" and her husband were first cousins and they grew up living next door to their STINSON grandfather. Charlie's father, Thomas M. STINSON appears with him on page 127.

The following obituary is from The Farmville Herald.
GLADSTONE, May 11 -Gertrude Paulin Stinson, 85, of Gladstone, died Friday, May 7, 2004.

She was born February 16, 1919 in Buckingham County, a daughter of the late George W. Stinson and Sarah Elizabeth Via Stinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie T. Stinson, whom she was married to for 66 years.

She is survived by her children, Melvin Stinson, Dale Stinson, David Stinson and his wife, Jeanne all of Gladstone and Peggy Stinson dark of Schuyler; grandchildren, Carrie Stinson, Bud Stinson, Brenda dark Roberts and Theresa dark Harris; great-grandchildren. Jenny Roberts, Richie Roberts, Whitney Harris, Chad Harris and Spence Harris; a sister, Lorene Stinson Bryant of Wingina and a brother, George P. Stinson of Appomattox. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Stinson.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at the Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, with interment in the Bryant Family Cemetery.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Jordan B. LeSUEUR

Two LeSUEUR brothers, James and Jordan B. LeSUEUR, married into the STINSON family of Buckingham County, Virginia. The STINSON wife of JORDAN B. LeSUEUR, was his first cousin. The mother of the LeSUEUR brothers, Martha LeSUEUR, is cited on pages 60 and 62 of "So Obscure A Person.” Martha's sons, James and Jordan B., are on pages 59 and 63.

Monday, May 4, 2009

STINSONs with Indian Ancestry

The STINSONS of Georgia and Alabama who claim Indian ancestry are descendants of George STINSON on page 99, of "So Obscure A Person,” who married Matilda McINTOSH, of the Coweta Creek nation or tribe. This information was provided by a descendant who purchased my book.

See the post "George and Matilda STINSON."

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Thomas Cary STINSON

For those descendants who are asking about Thomas Cary STINSON and his wife Mary Alice, they are documented amongst the STINSONs of Buckingham County on pages 123, 124, of “So Obscure A Person.”