John C. STAPLES ID#6321
Father*Col. Samuel STAPLES1 b. a 1763, d. 23 Mar 1825
Mother*Lucinda PENN1 b. a 1771, d. 9 Apr 1850
John C. STAPLES was the son of Col. Samuel STAPLES and Lucinda PENN.1 
Marriage*John C. STAPLES married Mary MARTIN, daughter of Col. Joseph MARTIN and Sallie HUGHES, on 21 June 1826 in Henry County, Virginia. Married - On Wednesday, June 21, by Rev. Arnold Walker, Capt. John C. Staples of Patrick County, to Miss Mary W. Martin, daughter of Col. Joseph Martin, of Henry County. (p. 3, c. 4), Virginian, Thursday, July 13, 1826. From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia.2,3 



Sources (

  1. [S145] Pedigo, Virginia G. and Pedigo, Lewis Gravely. History of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia - Genealogical Publishing Co., 1933 available on - CAUTION - this book was written in 1933 and has many errors regarding the Hairston family., Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
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