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JACOB MICHAEL STAPISH

JACOB MICHAEL STAPISH was born January 17, 1780 in Reidseltz, Alsace Lorraine, and died October 19, 1856 in Chelsea, Michigan. He married(1)UNKNOWN STREICHER. He married(2) CATHERINE FORNER, daughter ofSEBASTIAN FORNER and MARGUERITE FISCHER. The Unknown Striecher is the sister of MARGARET STREICHER who married MICHAEL MILLER. CHILDREN OF JACOB AND UNKNOWN STREICHER: MARGARET STAPISH, born 1806, died February 6, 1891.....KATHERINE(MARY)STAPISH, married JOSEPH FORNER.....ELIZABETH STAPISH, born November 24, 1819, died July 14, 1887, married PETER HINDELANG, born Janary 4, 1814, died May 11, 1903.....GEORGE MICHAEL STAPISH, born1822, died 1891.....JOHN STAPISH, born 1825, died January 26, 1900, married ELIZABETH SWICHERATH IN 1875.....JACOB STAPISH. CHILDREN OF JACOB AND CATHERINE FORNER STAPISH: CLAIRE, born November 25, 1828.....MARIE-EVE STAPISH, born June 21, 1831.....CATHERINE STAPISH, born November 13, 1832.....MICHEL STAPISH, born February 14, 1834.....MARGARET STAPISH, born July 10, 1835.....MADELINE STAPISH, born February 25, 1837.....JOSEPH STAPISH, born July 22, 1838.....JAQUES STAPISH, born January 30, 1831.


MARGARET STAPISH AND FRANK STAFFAN

MARGARET STAPISH was born in 1806, daughter of JACOB STAPISH. She married FRANK STAFFAN in 1825 in Paris, France. FRANK STAFFAN was born in 1800 in Chelsea, Michigan, died in 1875 in Chelsea. MARGARET died February 6, 1891 in Chelsea. CHILDREN OF FRANK AND MARGARET STAPISH STAFFAN ARE: MICHAEL STAFFAN, married MARY ANN EMMER(IMMER), April 29, 1867, died 1918.....FRANK STAFFAN,born 1832, married MAGDALENA KEUSCH, 1857, died 1915, all in Chelsea.....ADELIA STAFFAN, born 1844.....HELENE STAFFAN,born 1853.....SERAHENA JACOBINA STAFFAN, born February 23, 1838, married JOHN BARTHOLOMEW BEISSELl.....KATHARINE STAFFAN, married JACOB HINDELANG.....JACOB STAFFAN, born August 28, 1848, died June 19, 1901, married MARY VELEDA WELLS.....ELIZABETH STAFFAN.....GEORGE STAFFAN.....UNKNOWN STAFFAN, born 1847. FRANK STAFFAN, son of FRANK and MARGARET STAPISH STAFFAN,was born in 1832 in Chelsea, Michigan, died 1915 in Chelsea, married MAGDALENA KEUSCH in 1857. MAGADALENA KEUSCH, born 1836, died 1925. FRANK STAFFAN was founder of the STAFFAN FUNERAL HOME in Chelsea in 1853 now known as STAFFAN/MITCHELL FUNERAL HOME. CHILDREN OF FRANK STAFFAN AND MAGDALENA KEUSCH ARE: GEORGE PHILLIP STAFFAN,born February 1, 1872, died September 12,1950, married June 1, 1897 to MAE LEUCIA WOOD, all in Chelsea.....EDWIN STAFFAN, born 1859, died 1860.....LEWIS M. STAFFAN,born 1860, died 1880.....AMELIA M. STAFFAN, born September 2, 1862, died January 9, 1959, married October 13, 1885 to EDWARD J. FOSTER.....MARGARET STAFFAN, born December 27, 1865, died January 30, 1962, married November 19, 1890 to HENRY FENN.....CATHERINE STAFFAN, born 1874, died 1958, married to J. EDWARD MCCUNE. GEORGE PHILLIP STAFFAN, son of FRANK AND MAGDALENA KEUSCH STAFFAN, married to MAE LEUCIEA WOOD, daughter of HENRY WOOD AND ADA DANCER. CHILDREN OF GEORGE PHILLIP AND MAE WOOD STAFFAN ARE: FRANK WOOD STAFFAN, born April 24, 1900 in Chelsea, died October 4, 1975 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, married NANCY EVELYN HOCH, May 6, 1922 in Ann Arbor, daughter of CHARLES HOCH AND LOUELLA MILLER. Married FRANCE WEED, April 8, 1950 in Plymouth, Michigan.....GEORGE LINCOLN STAFFAN, born February 12, 1910, married to KATHRYN AGNES HINDELANG,JULY 15, 1939, daughter of APHONUS HINDELANG AND AGNES FARRELL.....KATHERINE ADA STAFFAN, born September 17, 1915, married to FREDERICK J. WAGNER, July 7, 1938, son of OTTO WAGNER and ANNA STEEB, owners of the Wagner Cider Mill in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

CHILD OF FRANK WOOD STAFFAN AND NANCY EVELYN HOCH IS: NANCY MAE STAFFAN, born August 15, 1931 in Ann Arbor, married ROBERT SMITH WHITMIRE, August 22, 1954, son of CARL DOUGLAS WHITMIRE AND MYRTLE SMITH. CHILDREN OF ROBERT SMITH AND NANCY STAFFAN WHITMIRE ARE: ROBERT SMITH WHITMIRE, JR., born May 13, 1957 in Ann Arbor.....MARNA ELIZABETH WHITMIRE, born April 16, 1959 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. CHILDREN OF ROBERT SMITH WHITMIRE ARE: CAMERON MICHAEL WHITMIRE, born August 13, 1983.....ANDREW NATHAN WHITMIRE, born May 15, 1985, both in Stevens Point. CHILDREN OF MARNA ELIZABETH WHITMIRE ARE: REBECCA ANN MUDGETT, born April 14, 1978, married to TONY ZABAWA..... SEAN ROBERT MUDGETT, born March 18, 1979.....JAMIE MARIE MADDEN, bornDecember 28, 1984.....CARMEN LIZABETH MADDEN, born June 9, 1988.....KYLE XAVIER MADDEN, born July 19, 1991, all in Stevens Point. CHILDREN OF REBECCA AND TONY ZABAWA ARE: DAKOTA NATHANIEL, born December 6, 1995 AND CHEYENNE MARIE, born April 30, 1998, both born in Stevens Point.

FRANK WOOD STAFFAN'S GRANDFATHER, FRANK STAFFAN WAS THE FIRST FUNERAL DIRECTOR IN CHELSEA, MICHIGAN. FRANK WOOD WAS IN THE FUNERAL BUSINESS IN ANN ARBOR FOR 49 YEARS. FRANK'S BROTHER GEORGE TOOK OVER THE ORIGINAL STAFFAN FUNERAL HOME IN CHELSEA, NOW THE STAFFAN/MITCHELL FUNERAL HOME. THE MCCUNE LIBRARY IN CHELSEA IS THE HOMESTEAD OF CATHERINE STAFFAN AND J. EDWARD MCCUNE.


DESDCENDANTS OF JAMES WOOD

JAMES WOOD, born 1755, died 1812, married to JERUSHA. CHILDREN OF JAMES AND JERUSHA WOOD ARE: JAMES WOOD,born 1779, died March 10, 1846, Reeds Corners, Ontario, New York.....ELIZABETH WOOD, born 1781, married UNKOWN NEWMAN.....HENRY WOOD, born 1783.....MARY WOOD, born 1785, married UNKNOWN VAN WORMER.....JOSEPH WOOD, born 1787.....GILBERT WOOD, born 1788, Massachusetts, died January 4, 1841, married Peggy Kolf. JAMES WOOD, born 1779, son of JAMES AND JERUSHA WOOD, married to CLARISSA HURD, 1804, in Gorham, New York.CHILDREN OF JAMES AND CLARISSA HURD WOOD ARE: IRA WOOD, born January 21,1803, Gorham, Ontario, New York, died October 19, 1883 in Chelsea, Michigan.....ALMIRA WOOD, born 1805, married UNKOWN KALE.....CLARISSA WOOD, born 1807, married UNKNOWN MANLY. IRA WOOD, SON OF JAMES AND CLARISSA HURD WOOD, married JANE PULLEN, July 5, 1837 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, daughter of JAMES PULLEN and JANE HARVEY. IRA WOOD married CAROLINE BELLINGER about 1848. CHILDREN OF IRA AND JANE PULLEN WOOD ARE: HENRY LINCOLN WOOD, born October 11, 1839, Stockbridge, Michigan and died February 2, 1915.....MARY L. WOOD, born about 1833, married JAMES BELL, June 28, 1849.....JAMES P. WOOD, born August 7, 1836, married SARAH A. FREER, December 1, 1858.....LOUISA WOOD, born 1841.....FRANCIS H. WOOD, born 1842.....MARCIA WOOD, born 1843.....HARVEY WOOD, born 1845.....JOHN WOOD, born 1847. HENRY LINCOLN WOOD, son of IRA AND JANE PULLEN WOOD, married to ADA Z. DANCER, June 11, 1837 in Stockbridge, daughter of WILLIAM DANCER and SARAH COY. CHILDREN OF HENRY LINCOLN AND ADA Z. DANCER WOOD ARE: MAE LEUCIA WOOD, born May 1, 1874 in Chelsea, died November 17, 1955 in Chelsea, married GEORGE PHILLIP STAFFAN, June 1, 1897 in Chelsea.....HENRY CLAY WOOD, born February 29, 1876 in Chelsea, died March 25, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, married to BLANCHE COLE PALMER(1), MARY E. KAVANAGH(2) June 1918.....FOR DESCENDANTS OF MAE LEUCIA WOOD AND GEORGE PHILLIP STAFFAN, SEE STAFFAN TREE ABOVE.....


DESCENDANTS OF JAMES H. DANCER, SR.

JAMES H. DANCER, SR., born 1766 in England, died July 1, 1860 in Chelsea, Michigan, married to MARY. CHILDREN OF JAMES H. AND MARY DANCER ARE: JAMES DANCER, born 1797.....WILLIAM DANCER, born November 1, 1799 in Whitfield, Northamptonshire, England, died August 16, 1878 in Chelsea.....JOHN DANCER, born 1801, died 1853.....HENRY J. DANCER, born March 27, 1817 in England, died April 9, 1850. WILLIAM DANCER, SON OF JAMES H. AND MARY DANCER, married ANNE COATS. CHILDREN OF WILLIAM AND ANNE COATS DANCER ARE: SARAH DANCER, born 1827, married E.M. COOPER, born 1819, on July 12, 1848.....WILLIAM G. DANCER, born April 28, 1828, died March 18, 1897.....JAMES DANCER, born August 14, 1831,died April 11, 1918.....HARRIET E. DANCER, born November 20, 1842, died March 2, 1865, married to HENRY C. HAYES. WILLIAM G. DANCER, SON OF WILLIAM AND ANNE COATS DANCER, married SARAH COY, June 29, 1850, daughter of JOHN COY AND ANN JESSUP. CHILDREN OF WILLIAM G. AND SARAH COY DANCER ARE: EDWIN A. DANCER, born June 8, 1851, died April 6, 1909.....ADA Z. DANCER, born May 9, 1853, died May 8, 1926 in Chelsea, Michigan.....ANNA J. DANCER, born November 1, 1855, died June 30, 1959, married to JAMES H. HOAG, May 10, 1882.....WILLIAM J. DANCER, born January 9, 1858, died March 7, 1942.....UNKNOWN DANCER, born April 24, 1860.....LIZZIE DANCER, died December 21, 1887.....ELLA DANCER, born November 21, 1864, died December 21, 1931. ADA Z. DANCER, daughter of WILLIAM G. AND SARAH COY DANCER, married to HENRY LINCOLN WOOD, son of IRA AND JANE PULLEN WOOD.

DESCENDANTS OF ADA Z. DANCER AND HENRY LINCOLN WOOD CAN BE FOUND ABOVE IN THE WOOD AND STAFFAN SECTIONS OF THE PAGE.