My Great, Great Grandfather
My great, great Grandfather, George Stephen League, is very important to me. All I know is that I have the photocopy of the marriage license. He married Mary Catherine Etherton,in Green County, Kentucky, in 1835. On a couple of census records the birthplace is listed as Virginia, born in 1806 or 1810. That we have red hair in our family, and that there is a chance that we originate from Ireland and Scotland. There is a story that George Stephen League was an orphan at some point in time; that his father was Thomas League from California.
Because I have always known the Leagues more than other line of the family, information about George Stephen League is very important to me. I wouldn't mind knowing as much as possible about the Ethertons also, but especially George Stephen League. I know that George Stephen League was a Methodist minister and I would love to hear anything about the church he preached at also. He and his family and in-laws; William Etherton and wife moved to Illinois in 1850. I love photocopies of legitimate records, newspaper articles, books, photographs of the gravestones of my ancestors. Any information would truly be appreciated, but I hope that there are records to back up the information. Still stories can lead to clues. I know George Stephen League was buried in Red Oaks, Iowa.