Adam Stailey

Clinton, KY, U.S.

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Adam Stailey (Staley)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Randolph, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1865 (73-81)
Huntersville, Clinton, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Locust Grove Cemetery, Clinton County, Ky.
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Jacob Stailey, Jr. and Evaline "Eve" Staley
Husband of Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Stailey
Partner of Mary, slave
Father of Enoch Johnson Stailey; Mary Ann "Polly" Thrasher; Jesse Fielding Stailey; Lucinda Caroline Stailey; Emeline Smithers and 5 others
Brother of Jacob Staley; Elizabeth Staley; Mary Staley; Ellender Staley; Enoch Stailey and 2 others

Occupation: Miller
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Adam Stailey

Adam Stailey was born 1787 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA, and died 1867 in Huntersville, Clinton County, Kentucky, USA.

Parents:  Adam Jacob Stailey (1763-1825) and Evaline "Eva" Porter (1760-1832)


  1. in 1808 in Wilkes, North Carolina to Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Cargile.  She was born 1789 in Wilkes County, North Carolina  and died 1865 in Locust Grove, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of William Liam Cargile (1763-1844) and Margaret Elizabeth Ashinhurst (1789-1866).
  2. liason with Mary, a slave

Children of Adam Stailey and Peggy Cargile:

  1. Enoch Johnson Stailey b: 2 February 1809 d: 1883
  2. Mary Ann "Polly" Stailey b: ABT 1811 d: 1889
  3. Jesse Fielding Stailey b: ABT 1814 d: 1885
  4. Lucinda "Lucy" Caroline Stailey b: ABT 1816 d: 1897
  5. Emaline (Emoline) Stailey b: ABT 1823 d: 1902
  6. John Felix Stailey b: ABT 1828
  7. Isaac Adam Stailey b: 16 August 1830 d: 1898 
  8. Rebecca Stailey b: 16 August 1830 
  9. William Cargile Stailey b: 27 December 1833 d: 1921

Children of Adam Stailey and Mary:

  1. Edmond Stailey, born 1834.  He married Caroline Harrison and they had three children: Harry Stailey, Jack Stailey, Jusius Stailey.



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Adam Stailey's Timeline

Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
February 2, 1809
Age 21
Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States
Age 23
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Age 26
Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States
Age 28
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Age 35
Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States
Age 40
Overton, Tennessee, United States
August 16, 1829
Age 41
Overton, Tennessee, United States
August 16, 1830
Age 42
Kentucky, United States