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Descendants of Dr. Timen Stiddem, the first Stidham* in America, who immigrated from Sweden in the 17th century to New Sweden (Wilmington, Delaware). Stidham* followed by an asterisk refers to all spelling variations of the surname (incl. Stidham, Steadham, Steddom, Stedham, Stidam, Stidom, Stiddom, Stidhams, Stidams, etc.) when speaking of Stidhams* in general. The spelling "Stidham" is the most common form.

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  • ID: I9929
  • Name: William Blain (Blaine) "Will" [1803] STIDHAM
  • Surname: Stidham
  • Given Name: William Blain (Blaine) "Will" [1803]
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 Aug 1884 in ,Wise Co.,Virginia
  • Death: 9 Dec 1944 in Etna Green,Kosciusko Co., Indiana
  • Reference Number: 1803
  • _UID: 99BCA9DDB781D811886F0020EDB23D9988F9
  • Note:
    CENSUS: 1900 Breathitt Co., Kentucky--enumerated with father, Preston Stidham

    CENSUS: 1920 Breathitt Co., Kentucky census

    CENSUS: 1930 Breathitt Co., Kentucky census (Elliotsville)

    SOURCE: Hazel Bach Craft of Caney, Kentucky, letter to OEJS, c1977, with attached pedigree chart for Hazel Bach Craft; descendant list for Preston L. Stidham; and descendant list for Henry Back.

    SOURCE: Marlane Stidham of Lafayette, IN; Linda Carmichael; Clay Watkins of Elizabethtown, KY;

    SOURCE: Bill Stidham of Loveland, Colorado.

    SOURCE: Roy Stidham of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993 data from correspondence.

    BIRTHDATE: Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Regional Branches, various locations.

    OCCUPATION: mail carrier by wagon or on horseback; worked in Ohio steel mills; horse trader; farmer. As a mail carrier, he wore a pistol on his side. He rode a horse and led another with the mail bags, and sometimes used a wagon.

    MILITARY: [Note: He served during occupation period following the Philippines America War period; however, there is no record he served in the Philippines.]
    US Army, Private, 6th Artillery Regiment, 116th Company; enlisted 2 Aug 1904, Jackson, Kentucky; discharged 1 Aug 1907, Fort Williams, Virginia.; excellent character. Blue eyes, dark brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5 ft. 9 in. tall. Occupation at time of enlistment: farmer. - ref. U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 (Ancestry.com)

    RES: later in life in Warsaw, Indiana.

    PHOTOGRAPH of William Blain [1803] and Isabelle Stidham (Courtesy of Anna Stanton)
  • Change Date: 2 Jan 2013 at 22:54:39



    Father: Thomas Preston L. [794] STIDHAM b: 15 Sep 1847 in ,,North Carolina
    Mother: Virginia MILLS b: May 1850 in ,Wise Co.,Virginia

    Marriage 1 Isabelle LOVELY b: 22 Apr 1891 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    • Married: 1908 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    Children
    1. Has Children Lawrence Preston "L. P." [3831] STIDHAM b: 2 Jan 1910 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    2. Has No Children Luther Eperson [3832] STIDHAM b: Sep 1911 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    3. Has Children Earl "Dugan" [3833] STIDHAM b: 6 Jun 1913 in Bays,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    4. Has Children Opal Lee [3834] STIDHAM b: 9 Dec 1915 in Bays,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    5. Has Children Mabel "Kay" [3835] STIDHAM b: 22 Mar 1917 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    6. Has Children Madalyn "Mattie" [3836] STIDHAM b: 26 Nov 1919 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    7. Has Children Hattie Marie "Pat" [3837] STIDHAM b: 29 Apr 1922 in Jackson,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    8. Has Children John McKinley [3838] STIDHAM b: 14 Sep 1924 in Jackson,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    9. Has Children Paul Brian "Pete" [3839] STIDHAM b: 28 Oct 1926 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    10. Has Children Grayce Lovely [3840] STIDHAM b: 3 Apr 1929 in ,Breathitt Co.,Kentucky
    11. Has Children Living STIDHAM
    12. Has Children Living STIDHAM

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    For more information or to contribute to The Stidham* Family Tree, contact:
    David R. Stidham, 41 Dellwood Rd., Worcester, MA 01602 - 508-791-9094. StiddemDavid-at-aol.com

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