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England or Ireland? I'd like to know...

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Hey, there! :)

So, the Stafford line I'm from is through Texas and from Oklahoma, so far as I know. Past that, I'm not sure. I can ask other members of my family, but I am hoping some other Staffords from OK can help me out.

I'm Robin, my father was Jerry Lee. He has a brother, Charles, who is still living and in Houston, so far as I'm aware. Their father, William Lee, lived in Vinita(?) Oklahoma, until moving to Texas with his wife, Bessy Laureen Stafford(nee)Warren. His mother's name was Leigh, but I don't know her maiden name, and I don't know my great-grandfather's name, either.

I seem to recall my uncle doing a bit of research and finding our line from Staffordshire, England, but I don't know how in depth his research went, and whether or not the line went through Ireland before coming to the States, or going here directly. I would love to know the history.

Thanks!

Surnames: STAFFORDWARREN
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on 2011-12-01 00:52:28

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by ALV on 2012-05-30 04:43:12

My wife's family went from England to Massachusetts. But you need to know who the ancestor who arrived in USA. Here is my wife's descent from HUMPHREY STAFFORD, Duke of Buckingham to the first born ancestor in USA.


HUMPHREY STAFFORD, Duke of Buckingham, Earl of Stafford & Count of Perche born about 1400 Stafford, Staffordshire, England; died 10 July 1460 Battle of Northampton, Northamptonshire, England: married ANNA NEVILLE (born about 1411 Westmoreland, England; died 20 Sep 1480 Raby, Durham, England) Raby, Durham, England

Parents of
MARGARET STAFFORD born 1435 Buckinghamshire, England; married ROBERT DUNHAM (born 1430 Devonshire, England; died 1504)

Parents of
JOHN DUNHAM born about 1450 Dunham-on Trent, Notts, England; died 9 Nov 1524 Kirklington, Notts, England; married ELIZABETH BOWET 1471

Parents of
JOHN DUNHAM, Sir born 1474 Dunham-on Trent, Notts, England; died 1504; married JEAN (JANE) THORLAND 1494

Parents of
JOHN DUNHAM, Sir born 1498 Dunham-on Trent, Notts, England; died 1545; married BENEDICITIA FOLSGAMBE 15 Aug 1522 Scrooby. Notts, England

Parents of
RALPH DUNHAM born 1526 Scrooby, Notts, England; married ELIZABETH WENTWORTH (born about 1536 Scrooby)

Parents of
THOMAS DUNHAM born about 1560 Scrooby, Notts, England; married JANE BROMELEY (born 1562 Scrooby)

Parents of (the Emigrant)
JOHN DUNHAM born about 1589 Scrooby, Notts, England; died 2 Mar 1669 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; married ABIGAIL BARLOW (born 1590) on 15 Oct 1622 Leiden, Netherlands

Parents of
JONATHAN DUNHAM born 1632 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; died 18 Dec 1717 Edgartown, Dukes County, Marthas Vineyard; married MARY COBB (born 24 Mar 1637 Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts) 15 Oct 1657

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