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About Henry Stubbs

Henry Stubbs was born into the Quaker community of West Elkton in 1806, Ohio, where his parents moved after leaving the Quaker community of Wrightsborough, Georgia, in 1805. Henry was the 9th child born to Nathan and Elizabeth Jones Stubbs. The tenth child, Elijah, was born to the couple in 1808. Henry married Rachel Pray in 1828 and inherited farm land and a grist mill on Elk Creek, Butler County, Ohio, from his father in 1835. Henry and Rachel had five children. Rachel died in 1836.

In 1837 Henry married Mary Louisa Eccles and they had six children. Henry built a saw mill on the creek. Mary grew ill and a doctor recommended she drink 'free stone' water from her birth place in North Carolina. In 1846, Henry, Mary and two youngest sons, Milton and Charles Rolla traveled by horse and wagon to North Carolina where Mary recovered after a stay of three months. They also visited Henry's parents earlier home in Wrightsborough, Georgia and returned home to Ohio in 1847. Mary Louisa died in 1851.

Henry moved to Indiana and married Mary Stroud Grave in 1852. After farming in Indiana for a few years and failing to build a new mill near Lagro, Indiana, when another miller built nearby first; Henry and family moved to Minnesota in 1856. They homesteaded on the northern edge of Lake Minnetonka near the town of Long Lake. Henry ran the first post office in the area.

This Bio came from http://www.stubbsfamily.org. The web site is no longer in service.

SOURCE: Find a Grave.com



            
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Henry Stubbs's Timeline

1806
April 12, 1806
1830
March 17, 1830
Age 23
Butler, Ohio, USA
1832
1832
Age 25
1837
1837
Age 30
Butler, OH, USA
1839
1839
Age 32
Butler, OH, USA
1841
1841
Age 34
1843
March 8, 1843
Age 36
West Elkton, Preble, Ohio, USA
1845
1845
Age 38
Preble, OH, USA
1848
1848
Age 41
OH, USA
1881
April 8, 1881
Age 74