Albert Stansbury was the son of Charles Gorsuch Stansbury and Gulielma (pronounced Julie Elma)Cox. By 1817, Charles, Gulielma, and their children had traveled from Maryland tosouthern Louisiana. (Their daughter Caroline was baptised in St. Martin Parish in 1817.)They lived in the Iberia Parish area of Louisiana. This area was part of St. Martin Parish at that time. Charles and Gulielma were both deceased by 1824.