George Stairley Family
The family of George Michael Stairley arrived in SC in 1752, coming on the Upton. At the time of Stairley's bounty petition he had a wife and 1 child, Maria Catherina, age 10. George Michael Stearl was granted 150 acres on Crims Cr. This land was sold 19 Nov 1814 by George Stairly, s/o Jacob Stairly, to Rev. Frederick Joseph Wallern (Nby Deeds L-61). Jacob Stairley, s/o George Michael Stairley, had died and the widow, Maria Ursula, had remarried Rev. Wallern. From the second marriage to Rev. Wallern there were no children and, in his will, Rev. Wallern names his three step-children.
CHILDREN OF GEORGE MICHAEL STAIRLEY
I. Maria Catherina Stairley, b. about 1742.
II. Jacob Stairley, b. about 1756, d. 1789, m. Maria Ursula Eigleberger, b. 1 May 1760, d. 25 Oct 1838, d/o George Eigleberger, Sr. & Elizabeth Katharine Shealy. After Jacob Stairley's death, Ursula Eigleberger Stairley, m. (2) Rev. Frederick Joseph Wallern, b. 6 Apr 1759, d. 6 Oct 1818.
In 1839, Jacob Long and others brought equity suit against William Robe and wife. As a result of this suit a tract of land belonging to Rev. Wallern at time of his death was sold in 1811 to George Counts (Nby Deeds BB-34).
A. George Stairley, b. 7 Sept 1783, d. June 1835, m. 14 Oct 1819, Permelia Lester, b. 1801, d. 1852, d/o Phillip C. Lester & Nancy Crymes. Moved to St. Luke's Parish of Beaufort Dist. Permelia Lester Stairley remarried, Dr. William Rabe.
1. Benjamin Stairley
2. Elizabeth Stairley
3. Joseph Stairley
B. Jacob Stairley, d. about 1821.
C. Elizabeth Catherine Stairley, b. about 1785, d. 12 Apr 1817, m. George Long, Jr., b. 27 March 1781, d. 22 Jan 1860, s/o George Long, Sr. & Catherine Bowers. George Long, Jr. remarried Eve Margaret Chapman.
1. Jacob Long, b. 13 Aug 1804, d. 21 Oct 1870, m. 21 Oct 1830, Magdalena (Polly) Schumpert, b. 14 Sept 1813, d. 9 Jan 1903, d/o Frederick Schumpert & Mary Kinard.
2. Rev. Joseph Long, b. 4 Aug 1806, d. 17 July 1865, m. Catherine Fulmer, b. 31 July 1808, d. Nov 1848, d/o Michael Fulmer & Eve Margaret Chapman.
3. George Long, m, b. 1814, d. 8 May 1862, m. (1) 15 Jan 1839, Susannah Kibler, m.(2) Susannah Margaret Werts b. 20 Feb 1823, d. 17 Aug 1911.
4. Catherine Long, b. 18 June 1808, d. 6 Jan 1843.
5. Mary Long, b. about 1810, m. Peter Kempson.
6. Elizabeth Long, b. about 1812, m. Benjamin Kempson.
7. Sarah Long, b. about 1816, m. William Shaffer, b. 25 Apr 1801, d. 23 March 1861, s/o George Shaffer & wife. Nancy.
Updated 6 December, 2000
Posted 11 July 2004