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					Stilwell/Firkins
A Story Through Time


By Samantha Hasso
    Origin of Stilwell

   Warborough, Surrey County, England
   1450
   High wells or still wells
   Traits – still, deep, pure, sparkling, never freeze
The First Stilwell

    John Stilwell
    1515-1558
    Wife, Joana, died 1585
    Five children; 5th -John II, Married Alice
    6 children; 5th – Nicholas, b. 1503
    Nicholas – first American
Nicholas Stilwell

    Sons Nicholas, Richard
    Wife, Ann
    Religious and/or governmental freedom
    Raise tobacco on Manhattan Island
    Disagree with Governor Kruft
Life and Times

    Life and Times of Nicholas Stilwell
    Written by Benjamin Marshall
    1878
    Nicholas’ brother, Jasper - Connecticut
    Other brother, John - Staten Island
    John – England, 1641
    Jasper Stilwell

   Born November 1656
   Rebecca, M. James Craven, Mar. 23. 1644
   Elizabeth, M. George Graves, Nov. 26, 1657
   No sons
Lieut. Nicholas Stilwell

 Tobacco planter
 B. 1603, Guilford, Surrey County, England
 D. December 28,1671, Staten Island
 M. Ann Van Dyke, M/2 ?
 Sons: Richard, Nicholas, Thomas, Daniel,
  William, Jeremiah
 Daughters: Ann, Alice, Mary
Cpt. Richard Stilwell

    B. 1636, England
    D. 1688
    M. Mary Holmes
    Sons: John, Nicholas, Thomas, Richard
    Daughter: Mary
John, Son of Richard

  B. 1660
  Sons: Richard (D. 1748), John of
   Garrett’s Hill, Thomas (D. 1760), Joseph,
   Daniel (B. 1660, D. Providence, RI)
  Daughters: Rebecca (B. 1693, M.
   Ebenezer Salter), Mary (B. 1696, M.
   Daniel Seaboro), Alice (B. 1706)
Nicholas, Son of Richard
  B. January 11, 1664
  D. 1722
  M. Mary Moor
  Sons: Gersham (B. August 17, 1685, D.
   June 24, 1752), Richard (B. September
   16, 1688), John (B. May 9, 1690, D.
   August 9, 1750)
  Daughters: Mary, Elizabeth
Thomas, Son of Richard

    B. December 1662
    D. 1726
    M. Ann Hubbard
    Son: Daniel
      B 1696
      M. Mary Poillon
      Sons: Joachim, Daniel, Jacques
Daughters of Richard

  Mary, B. July 13, 1668
  Richard, B. June 15, 1671, D. April 1743
Cpt. Nicholas Stilwell II

  B. 1638, England
  D. 1715, Gravesend King’s County, NY
  Marriages: 3, order unknown:
    Catherine Huybert
    Rebecca Blayliss (February 6, 1671)
    Elizabeth Corvin
Cpt. Nicholas Stilwell II

  1664 – Justice under Duke of York
  1668 – Commissional Justice of Quorum,
   James I
  1689 – Commissional Justice of Quorum,
   William & Mary
  1691 – Member, 1st Colonial Assembly
   Delegation, King’s County, NY
Cpt. Nicholas Stilwell II
  Sons: Nicholas (B. 1663, New York), Elias (B.
   1665, New York, D. about 1715), John (with
   second wife, B. 1672, New York, Unmarried),
   Richard (B. May 11, 1677, New York), Thomas
   (B. 1680, New York, D. 1758, M. Alice
   Throckmorten on April 9,1703)
  Daughters: Rebecca (Bap. July 14, 1678, M.
   Abraham Emans on October 30, 1693), Ann
   Catherine (Bap. July 14, 1678, M. Barent
   Christopher), Mary (B. 1683, New York, M.
   Henderick Johnson)
Richard, Son of Nicholas II

  5 children
  1705 – High Sherriff in King’s County
  1715 – Colonel in King’s County Militia
Nicholas Stilwell III
  B. 1663, New York
  Marriages: 2, order unknown: Elizabeth Correll,
   Micha Lake
  Children, Elizabeth: John (B. 1690, Springfield,
   Long Island, M. Eleanor Turman), Julia Ann
   (Gloriann), Deborah
  Children, Micha: Miriam (lived in Jamaica, LI,
   M. Thomas Marsh), Esther (lived in
   Elizabethton, NJ, 35 Broad St., NY, in 1735,
   Philadelphia in 1753; M. John Sayre, a tailor).
John Sayre

  Extended real estate
  Distillery
  Vestryman, Christ Church
John Stilwell

  B. 1690, Springfield, LI
  M. Eleanor Turman
  Son: William
William Stilwell

  B. 1722
  D. 1783
  M. Jane Stringham, August 18, 1743
    Baptized February 1, 1727, Dutch Reformed
     Church, Jamaica, LI
  Son: Thomas
Thomas Stilwell

  B. December 3, 1751
  D. December 17, 1834
  M. Amy Shaw
    B. December 31, 1754
  Sons: Stephen, John
Stephen Stilwell

  B. August 13, 1787, Hillsdale, Columbia
   County, NY
  D. February 28, 1878, Windsor, New
   York
  M. 1808
  Son: Philip Tabor Stilwell
Philip Tabor Stilwell

    B. May 9, 1822
    D. August 5, 1873, Windsor, NY
    M. Lucy Maria Heath, October 11, 1848
    Son: Arthur
Arthur Stilwell

  B. July 11, 1850
  D. April 7, 1881
  M. Bertha Wilson, B. August 1, 1856,
   Middletown, PA
  Daughter: Ruby Adelle
Ruby Adelle Stilwell

  B. May 6, 1882
  M. George Edward Jones, June 26, 1907
John, Brother of Stephen

  B. 1794, Indiana
  D. April, 1867
  M. 1816, Delilah Campbell
    B. 1794, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
    D. February 14, 1901
    107 years old, lived through whole 19th
     century
John, Brother of Stephen

  12 children, only 6 listed in records
  Sons
      Andrew Jackson (B. November 10, 1833)
      Jacob Grimm
      John (B. March 16, 1842)
      William Iowa (B. February 4, 1849, Iowa)
  Daughters: Mary (B. September 29,
   1832), Catherine (B. November 29, 1845)
Jacob Grimm Stilwell

  B. February 26, 1836, Hamilton County, OH
  D. July 15, 1927, Hamilton, Marian County, IA
  M. Mary Jane Conklin
    Daughter of Samuel Conklin and Orinda Granteer
    Brothers of Orinda - Jessie and Henry Granteer, left
     PA, Mormon
    Oath, “Goddamned Mormons” saved Henry’s life
Jacob Grimm Stilwell -
Sons
  John – B. February 22, 1862 Hamilton, Marian County,
   IA. M. Ann Alison
  Benjamin – B. February 12, 1866, D. July 10, 1924, M.
   Edna Bronson
  Joseph, B. July 4, 1869, M. Nellie Wallace and Minnie
   Mitchell
  Calvin, B. February 7, 1871, M. Hester Simms
  George, B. January 10, 1873, D. February 19, 1922, M.
   Hattie Pence
  Arthur, B. March 16, 1880, M. Jessie Bronzon
  Peter, Charles, Infant
Jacob Grimm Stilwell -
Daughters
  Mary Elizabeth, B. October 28, 1867, D.
   November 29, 1938, M. William George Firkins
  Delilah Jane, B. November 13, 1874, M. John
   Lee
  Rose Ellen, B. October 23, 1876, M. Edgar
   Pence
  Cora May, B. August 17, 1883, D. June 3,
   1932, M. John Martin and Martin R. Williams
  Adelia Ann, B. July 8, 1860, D. November 17,
   1866
Origin of Firkins

  Dimunitive of fyr (fire)
  Dimunitive fircuynu (race of men)
George Leonard Firkins

    B. 1766, England
    D. 1861, Paw Paw, Illinois
    Sailor, English Navy
    War of 1812 – French captured
    North Carolina – swam to shore
    Tailor by trade
The War

  Check out the War of 1812
George Leonard Firkins

  New York – summer
  By ship to New Orleans – winter
  M. Lydia Ann Cappell, 9 children
  Sons: John, Leonard, George, Charles
   (1822-1871), Russell
  Daughters: Mary, Mehitable (Hitty, M.
   Hitchock), Patsy, Elizabeth (M. DeBoise
   Van Fleet)
George Firkins

 B. 1801, Cayuga County, New York
 D. April 26, 1868, Altoona, Knox County, IL
 Shoemaker
 M/1 Mary Langlois (10 children)
 Sons: Nelson (B. 1825), Egbert (B. 1835),
  Otis (B. 1832), Henry (B. 1840), John
 Daughters: Clara (B. 1840), Maria, Zilphia,
  Martha, Mary Ellen
Nelson Firkins

  Sons: George, William, Arthur
  Daughters: Mary, Libbie, Hattie, Ida
Egbert Firkins

  M. Catherine Lennocker, Oct. 14, 1869
  Sons: Walter (1880-1884), Albertus (B/D
   1872), Frankie (B/D 1883)
  Daughters
      Elizabeth (B. 1870, M. McCleary)
      Emma Bell (Emliy) (B. 1875, M. George Cly)
      Sophia Maudella (B. 1878, M. Owen Watts)
      Dora (B/D 1874)
Egbert Firkins’ Records

  1837 – Cunningham Island, Lake Erie
  Ann Arborm Michigan, two years
  Marshall, Michigan, nine years
  1850 – Altoona, Knox County, Illinois
  August 9, 1962 – Co.C 112th IL
   Regiment
  Honorable discharge, June 20, 1865
Egbert Firkins’ Records

  With Sherman on March to the Sea
  1870 – Penn Center, Iowa
  Member of I.O.O.F.
The March to the Sea
Emma Bell Fikrins Cly

    Mary Elizabeth
    George Woodrow
    Katherine Louise
    Helen May
Back to…George Firkins

  M/2 Sarah Ann Beatty
    Daughter of Daniel Beatty (B. 1802-03, KY)
    B. December 30, 1825, Montgomery Co, KY
    D. February 10, 1906, Ottumwa, Iowa
  William George
  Charles Leonard
William George Firkins

  B. January 13, 1860, Altoona, IL
  D. 1945
  Worked for railroads
  1901 – Moravia, Iowa
  Section boss on C.M.St.P.&P.R.R., 25
   years
  Came to Iowa, 1879
William George Firkins

  Daughters: Cora May, Mary Ellen
  Sons: Henry George, Jacob Charles,
   William Bryan, Egbert Oscar, Edward
   Gilbert, Francis Stilwell
Jacob Charles Firkins

  B. March 16, 1893, Las Animas, Bent County,
   CO
  D. July 9, 1979
  M. Vera Argo
  Jack Wililam
    M. Kay Johnson, Divorced
    Debbie
       M. Bob Robinson, summer 1977, Angle (B. 1977); Douglas
William Bryan Firkins
  B. June 14, 1895, Hamilton, Marian County,
   Iowa
  M. Rue Abigail Benson, B. September 1896
  Lorraine (B. May 31, 1918, M. Virginia Mae
   Lyon)
  Lynne Wood (B. October 13, 1921, M.
   Margaret Arthur
  Lee Harlan (B. May 31, 1923, M. Jean Kisser,
   D. January ,1986)
  Rue Anna (B. June 17, 1927, M. Albert Stark,
   D, December 11, 2001)
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Egbert Oscar Firkins
  B. July 28, 1897, Hamilton, Marian County,
   Iowa
  M. Marian Romero, B. June 20, 1901
  Egbert Oscar, Jr. (B. September 18, 1927, M.
   Rona; Leonard, Bert, Daniel, Rex, Elizabeth,
   Mary)
  Margery (Margaret Elizabeth) (B. September
   18, 1926, M. Albert Zenizo; Marian, Helen,
   Poncho, Barney, Carlos, Cecilia or Cha Cha,
   Edd, John, Mary, Will)
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Edward Gilbert Firkins
  B. August 15, 1899, Blakesburg, Wapello
   County, Iowa
  M. Aurora Martin (June 1, 1901-April 13, 1981)
  Edward Gilbert, Jr. (B. February 17, 1931, San
   Diego, CA, M. Patricia True)
  Thelma (B. September, 1933, San Diego, D.
   December 12, 2001)
  Aurora Elizabeth (B. September, 1934, San
   Diego)
  Twin of Aurora died at birth
Edward Gilbert Firkins

  Helen Bernice (B. April 27, 1936, San
   Diego, M. Robert Bailey)
  William George (B. February 1939,
   Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, M. Janet
   Fischer, 3 children)
  Arlene (B. November 11, 1940, New
   London, Connecticut)
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Francis Stilwell Firkins
  B. August 16, 1905, Moravia, Appanoose
   County, Iowa
  D. April, 1986
  M. Eleanor Marshall
    B. October 32, 1901, Oil City, Venango County,
     Pennsylvania
  Elaine Roberta (B. February 28, 1934,
   Washington, D.C., M. Bert Goodwin who died
   December 11, 2001, 1 daughter)
  Baby, B/D March 14, 1941, San Diego,
   California
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Mary Ellen Firkins

  B. March 21, 1910, Moravia, Iowa
  M. Claude Henry Wallis
    B. August 9, 1910, Magnolia, Arkansas
    D. August 22, 1982
  Date of marriage – December 1933
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Cora May Firkins

  M. Secilie Frank Washburn
  Laurence Edward
    B. October 19, 1913, Raymond, Pacific Co,
     WA
  Audrey Lucille
    B. November 1, 1914, Doty, Pacific Co, WA
    M. Harlan F. Gibbons, Oct. 13, 1935, Des
     Moines, IA
Audrey Lucille
Cora May Firkins

  Selma Belle
    B. June 1916, Kohlotus, Franklin Co, WA
    M/1 Leo F. Bell (Roger William, Rupert, Avis Lucille)
    M/2 Herbert Eugene Hall, Oct. 16, 136, Salt Lake
     City, Utah (Daniel Eugene, Larry B.)
  Avis Nadine
    B. April 23, 1921,Philipsburg, Granite Co, MT
    M. Vearl Marchant (div.)
    M/2 John Talaich; Tracy
Cora May Firkins

  Florence Adelaide
    B. May 12, 1918, Wallace, Shoshone Co, ID
    M. Ivan Dale Spence, Mountain Home, ID
    Raymond Dale, Audrey Aurora, Patsy Darlene,
     Shirley
  Vivian Louise
    B. November 24, 1919, Philipsburg, Granite Co, MT
    M. Earl Kemp, Jr., Orofino, ID
    Earl David, Vivian Louise
Firkins Family
Taken about 1909
Bill, Jake, Egbert, Cora (William, Father; Mary, mother), George,
Francis, Edward
Cora’s Brother, Henry George

   B. Sept. 24, 1890, Hamilton, Marian
    County, Iowa
   D. Oct. 4, 1982, Des Moines, Iowa
   M. Eva Josephine Hiatt, Sept. 10, 1913
     B. October 8, 1892
     D. June 8, 1963
Henry George Firkins

    Norman Issac
    Norma Lee
    Rex William
    Maxine Louise
                              Christmas 1969
                              Norman, Stanley
                              Hawthorne, Donald,
                              Colleen, Nancy, Dorothea




Taken about summer 1920
Standing: George, Velma,
Shelby, Eva
Sitting: Norman, Norma Lee,
Rex
Norman Issac Firkins

  B. March 21, 1914, Moravia, Iowa
  M. Dorothea Mae Darby
    Daughter of George and Rosa Robinson
     Darby
    B. April 1, 1914
  Married June 4, 1939, Albia, Iowa
  Nancy Jane, Donald Rex
Nancy Jane Firkins

  B. February 27, 1945
  M. Stanley Edward Hawkins
    Donald and Lydia Hawkins
    B. February 20, 1944
  Married June 19, 1965, Concord,
   California
  Sarah Jane, B. February 17, 1972
  Melissa Jane, B. September 6, 1976
Donald Rex Firkins

  B. February 9, 1947
  M. Colleen Foltz
    B. May 14, 1948
    Kenneth and Winona Foltz
  Married June 24, 1967, Concord,
   California
  Mark Allen, B. August 26, 1970
  Craig Donald, B. May 31, 1973
Norma Lee Firkins

  B. February 17, 1915, Moravia, Iowa
  M. Wilhelm A. Blumenstock
    B. March 27, 1908
    Fred and Mamie Tarr Blumenstock
  Married February 24, 1935, Moravia, Iowa
  Frederick George, John Wilhelm, Regina Lee,
   Karen Sue, Beth Ann, Charles Arthur
Frederick George Blumenstock

   B. April 14, 1936
   M. Zonna Mae Richardson
     Margaret and Burt Richardson
   Married December 29, 1957, Garberville,
    California
   Frederick George, Jr. (B. June 27, 1958,
    M. Nancy; Son, Jake, B. Nov, 1985)
   Rebecca Lynn (B. August 6, 1960)
Regina Lee Blumenstock
  B. May 22, 1939
  M. Manfred Salomon
     B. August 31, 1938
     Hannah Saloman
  Married February 28, 1959, Garberville, California
  Divorced November, 1977
  Steven Manfred (B. September 5, 1960), Jeffery
   Gordon (B. January 6, 1962), Jon Joseph (B. May 29,
   1965), Scott Ronald (B. August 14, 1968)
Karen Sue Blumenstock

  B. March 27, 1941
  M. John Adam Dreher, III
    J.A., II and Mildred Dreher
    B. March 27, 1939
  Married August 15, 1962, Garberville,
   California
  John Adam IV, B. July 17, 1968
  Jennifer Ann, B. December 24, 1970
Beth Ann Blumenstock

  B. April 19, 1947
  M. Dale R. Say
    B. May 5, 1932
    Dale R. and Willy Say
  Married March 2, 1969, Las Vegas, NV
  Kathleen Ann, B. February 3, 1968
  Karie, B. January, 1980
Other Blumenstocks

  Charles Arthur
    B. December 25, 1952
    M. Leslie Sherry Epstein
      B. November 1, 1952
      Davide and Audrey Epstein
    Married May 23, 1976, Phoenix, Arizona
  John Wilhelm, B. July 3, 1937
Rex William Firkins

  B. November 20,1918, Moravia, Iowa
  M. Jean Shirley Albert
    B. November 15, 1920
    James F. and Lorena Miltonberger Albert
  Married August 9, 1943, Washington,
   D.C.
  Michael Dean, Carol Lee
Rex William Firkins

  Seabees in WWII
  Click link for video
   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWHaCY3asl0
Michael Dean Firkins

  B. August 6, 1944
  M. Sally Stewart Mattern
    B. May 11, 1946
    Harriet and Stanley Mattern
  Married June 10, 1967, Alexandria, VA
  Angela Gay, B. August 6, 1944
  Amy Elizabeth, B. December 31, 1975
Carol Lee Firkins

  B. June 6, 1947
  M/1 Jerry Dodson Stainback
    B. Oct. 15, 1970
    Jerry D. and Julie Kuduk Stainback
  Married April 5, 1969, Alexandria, VA
  Daniel Dodson, B. Oct. 6, 1969
  Jennifer Susan, B. Jan. 11, 1971
Carol Lee Firkins

    M/2 Edwin Harvey
    Married April 21, 1972
    Divorced 1974
    M/3 K.G. Heflin
    Married June, 1978
    Megan, B. March, 1979
We Are Marshall
Maxine Louise Firkins

  B. March 18, 1938
  M. William Boyd Jones
    B. February 15, 1932
    Georgia Lavern Boyd, Ray E. Jones
  Married November 30, 1963, Moravia, IA
  Martin Boyd, B. January 2, 1965
  Melissa Carol (adopted), Brent William
Brent William Jones

    M. Ellen Sasaki, Divorced
    M/2. Jennifer Hoffman
    Married July 31, 1999
    Sophia Maxine B. Aug. 25, 2001
    Dylan Henry, B. Sept. 21, 2004
Melissa Carol Jones

    B. May 29, 1969
    M. Michael Hasso
    Married June 10, 1989
    Samantha Anne, B. July 7, 1993
    Matthew Alexander, B. February 9, 1996
Samantha Anne Hasso

    Born July 7, 1993, Overland Park, KS
    1993-1998 – Olathe, KS
    1998-2007 – Overland Park, KS
    2007-Present – West Des Moines, IA

				
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