NameJames Staton, 2C5R
BirthMay 1824, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1825, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1845, BAth Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1847, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death26 Jul 1912, Owingsville, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1849, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1851, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death4 Aug 1926, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birth25 Apr 1856, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birth5 Apr 1859, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birth28 Jan 1863, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death30 May 1913, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Census Notes for James & Sarah (Family)
I cannot find this family in the 1850 census. It is possible that Sarah was James’ second wife, and that the older children are not hers. John M. Staton’s death certificate reports his mother’s maiden name as Mary Highley.
1860 census of Bath Co., Ky, Owingsville precinct, enumerated 7 Aug, lists on p. 197 as family #1428:
James Staton Jr., 36; Sarah, 36; Jasper, 15; Zacariah, 13; Mary, 11; John, 8; George W., 6; Rachael O., 4; James, 1; Mary, 45. All born in Kentucky.
1870 census of Bath Co., Ky, Mudlick precinct, Olympian Springs P.O., enumerated 6 Aug, lists on p. 12 as family #84/86:
Staten, James, 47, farmer; Sarah, 45; Mary, 21; John, 19; George, 17; Rachael, 14; James, 11; Lafayette, 7. All born in Kentucky.
1880 census of Bath Co., Ky, Polksville precinct, enumerated 19 June, lists on p. 21 as family #193/196:
Staton, James, 57, farmer, b. Ky Va Va; Sarah, 55, wife, b. Ky Ky Ky; James, 21, son; Lafayette, 18, son. Both sons born Ky Ky Ky.