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James Staples, Sr.

Birthplace: Kittery, York, Maine, USA
Death: Died in Kittery, York, Maine, USA
Place of Burial: Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Staples, Jr. and Elizabeth Staples
Husband of Mary Staples
Father of James Staples, Jr. and william staple
Brother of Cpt Peter Staples, II and John E. Staples

Occupation: tailor, farmer, deacon
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About James Staples, Sr.

James Staples Sr. fathered 8 children. Died in 1725, aged 47.

Peter Staples


Learn about removing the ads from this memorial... Birth: 1640 Barham Suffolk, England Death: Jun. 6, 1719 Kittery York County Maine, USA

Note: Peter Staples was at Kittery, Maine, as early as 1669. Ridlon states in his History of Saco Valley Families that he is known as Peter, Junior. Grace Bischoff, in her study of Swans Island families, also, lists him as, "junior." Peter Staples will, dated 6 June 1718, lists him as being "aged."

Elizabeth BEADLE and Peter STAPLES were married about 1672 in Kittery, South Berwick, Maine.


  • John Staples, b. c 1677, (+/- 60 in 1737, "GDM&New Hampshire" p656) Kittery, York Co., Maine; Carpenter; Will, 21 Nov. 1744 – 16 July 1745. Married in Kittery, York Co., Maine, Mary DIXON. They had eleven children.
  • James Staples, b. c 1678, Kittery, York Co., Maine; Tailor; 1721, Deacon of the Second Parish, Kittery (now Eliot); d.1725, aged 47 in Kittery, York Co., Maine. Married Apr 15, 1701, in Kittery, York Co., Maine, Mary TETHERLY. They had eight children.

Peter Staples, died early 1719, Kittery, now Eliot, Maine.

Family links:

 Elizabeth Beadle Staples (1651 - 1723)

 Peter Staples (1670 - 1721)*
 John Staples (1675 - 1745)*
 Mary Staples (1696 - ____)*
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Burial: Old Fields Cemetery South Berwick York County Maine, USA Plot: probably buried in unmarked graves in the Old Burial Field or on their farm as was the custom at the time.

Created by: sandpipertoo Record added: Feb 08, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 65345773


M Child 3: James Staples     #6203   died at age: 47 
              Born: ABT __ ___ 1678      in   6
              Died: __ ___ 1725          in Kittery, York, ME  7
            Spouse: Mary Tetherly  #9776  b. 08 May 1684  
           Married: 15 Apr 1701          in Kittery, York, ME  8
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James Staples, Sr.'s Timeline

Kittery, York, Maine, USA
April 13, 1704
Age 26
Kittery, York, Maine, United States
February 12, 1705
Age 27
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
Age 47
Kittery, York, Maine, USA
Maine, United States