Randolph Stalnaker

Male1808–18 November 1885

Brief Life History of Randolph

Randolph Stalnaker was born in 1808, in Beverly, Randolph, Virginia, United States as the son of John Whitman Stalnaker and Elizabeth Hadden. He married Caroline Erskine Von Zoll in 1830, in Monroe, Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850. In 1850, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as hotel keeper in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States. He died on 18 November 1885, in Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Beverly Cemetery, Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Randolph Stalnaker
Caroline Erskine Von Zoll
Marriage: 1830
John William Stalnaker
Henry Stalnaker
Sarah Jane Stalnaker
Daniel Edwin Stalnaker
Caroline Erskine Stalnaker
Albert Gallatin Stalnaker
Randolph K Stalnaker
Mary Lewis Stalnaker

Sources (26)

  • Randolph Stalnaker in household of Danl H Stalnaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Randolph Stalnaker, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Randolph Stalnaker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1830Monroe, Randolph, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 4

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Stallecker or Stahlecker, a topographic name, from Middle High German stal ‘seat, place' + ecke ‘corner, crag in a mountainous area’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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