Kentucky Branch of the Stafford Family

Francis Marion Stafford
   Francis Marion Stafford was the son of John Stafford and Calista Nott. "Francis Marion Stafford, more familiarly known as "Uncle Bud", was well and favorably recognized throughout Johnson County (, Kentucky). He was born in Paintsville on the home farm, where he resided during a long and useful life, and by great industry and good business judgement became a man of means, and owned one of the best and most valuable farms on Big Sandy, which later became a part of Paintsville."
Francis Marion Stafford's Family
   Francis Marion Stafford and Marietta Hager Lavender, abt 1885. Front row (kids,L-R):Ethel, Edna, May, Carrie, Dora. Second row: (L-R): Tom, Francis Marion, Marietta Third row: (L-R): Arminta or "Mintie" , Hattie, William T., Calista, Ella This information was provided by Walt Stafford after meeting with Martha Mary Smith, grand-daughter of Frances Marion Stafford and niece of DeWitt Stafford, while on vacation recently in Paintsville, KY. She is currently living next door the F.M. Stafford house.
Francis Marion Stafford Home in Paintsville, KY
Francis Marion Stafford's Family
   First row children sitting L/R: Bertha Patrick, Beulah Patrick, Frank Lyons, DeWitt Stafford, Essie Lyons, May Stafford Second row sitting L/R: William T. Stafford, F.M. Stafford, Marietta Stafford, Mrs. William T. Stafford. Third row L/R: Ella Stafford, Ethel Stafford, Edna Stafford, Carrie Stafford, Hattie Stafford, Thomas Sanford Stafford, Dora Stafford. Last Row L/R: James Lyons and child, Arminta Stafford Lyons and child, Calista Stafford Patrick, Robert Patrick
Martha Mary Smith
   This is Martha Mary Smith, grandaughter of F.M. Stafford. Photo Taken by my son, William Walter Stafford II "Will" on 7/1/1999.
Francis Marion Stafford's Home
   This is a current picture of the F.M. Stafford home in Paintsville, KY.
Francis Marion Home (side view)
   Side view of the F.M. Stafford home in Paintsville, KY.
Francis Marion Stafford's Home (painting)
   This in an artist's painting of the F.M. Stafford home in Paintsville, KY. These paintings are currently being sold to visitor's of the Stafford home by the local historical society.


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