I have always suspected that there is a connection between the different Stell families, which all seem to originate in Virginia.
One line of George Stell's descendants ended up in Paris, Texas, as follows:
Generation No. 1
1.GEORGE STELL was born in late 1600's, and married ANN __________.
Child of GEORGE STELL and ANN is:
2. i. GEORGE STELL, JR., b. Abt. 1715, Virginia; d. Abt. 1780, Amelia County, Virginia.
2.GEORGE2 STELL, JR. (GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1715 in Virginia, and died Abt. 1780 in Amelia County,
Virginia.He married FRANCES FEATHERSTON, daughter of WILLIAM FEATHERSTON and SUSANNA GRIGG.
Children of GEORGE STELL and FRANCES FEATHERSTON are:
3. i. JEREMIAH STELL, b. Abt. 1763, Amelia County, Virginia; d. Abt. 1865, Lebanon, Wilson Co.
ii. MARTHA STELL.
Generation No. 3
3.JEREMIAH STELL (GEORGE2, GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1763 in Amelia County, Virginia, and died
Abt. 1865 in Lebanon, Wilson Co. Tennessee.He married SALLY LEWIS WYNNE October 19, 1786 in
Amelia County, Virginia.
Child of JEREMIAH STELL and SALLY WYNNE is:
4. i. GEORGE WASHINGTON STELL, b. Abt. 1793, Amelia County, Virginia; d. December 12, 1870,
Generation No. 4
4.GEORGE WASHINGTON STELL (JEREMIAH3, GEORGE2, GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1793 in Amelia
County, Virginia, and died December 12, 1870 in Paris, Texas.He married a cousin, MARY LEWIS WYNNE
November 09, 1815 in Wilson Co., Tennessee, daughter of GEORGE WYNNE and SARAH TURPIN.She was
born Abt. 1796 in Granville Co., N.C., and died August 29, 1848 in Paris, Texas.
Children of GEORGE WASHINGTON STELL and MARY WYNNE are:
5. i. DR. WILLIAM WYNNE STELL, b. June 10, 1833, Henderson County, Tennessee; d. January 17,
1925, Paris, Texas.
ii. MARTHA JAMES STELL, b. 1816.
iii. GEORGE WASHINGTON STELL, JR., b. 1824.
iv. JAMES W. STELL, b. May 01, 1826.
v. MARY STELL, b. 1829.
vi. DENNIS J. STELL, b. 1830.
vii. ANDREW J. STELL, b. 1837.
viii. JOHN H. T. STELL, b. February 12, 1840.
Generation No. 5
5.DR. WILLIAM WYNNE STELL (GEORGE WASHINGTON4, JEREMIAH3, GEORGE2, GEORGE1) was born June
10, 1833 in Henderson County, Tennessee, and died January 17, 1925 in Paris, Texas.He married (1)
NANNIE O. PATTON December 22, 1857.She was born August 15, 1836, and died February 10, 1864 in
Paris, Texas.He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH BRINLEY November 01, 1864 in Paris, Texas.She was
born March 14, 1840 in Arkansas, daughter of Jacob and Eleanor Brinley, and died June 13, 1916 in Paris, Texas.
Children of DR. STELL and MARY BRINLEY are:
i. NELLIE STELL, m. E.S. EASLEY.
ii. SARAH O. STELL, b. Abt. 1860.
iii. DR. WILLIAM M. STELL, b. Abt. 1865, Paris, Texas; d. Abt. 1940,
iv. DR. GEORGE STEPHEN STELL, b. 1867, Paris, Texas; d. 1936, Brownsville, Texas.
v. REBEL LEE ("R.L.") STELL, b. 1871.
Any information on the earlier Stell generations would be appreciated.