Ancestors of Joseph Still/Stell
Generation No. 1
1.Joseph Still/Stell, born 1784 in Barnwell, Sc; died in Pike County, Arkansas.He was the son of 2. Samuel H. Still and 3. Frances F..He married (1) Ezibell Armstrong June 15, 1809 in Morgan County Georgia.
Notes for Joseph Still/Stell:
Joseph's surname was spelled Still in his father Samuel's will.Records show that his surname was spelled Still in Georgia (on marriage records) and Stell inArkansas.All of Joseph's children were born in South Carolina except for one Andrew Armstrong.He was born in Morgan County, Georgia.
Joseph STELL was born about 1784 in , , Sc. He died before 1870. SOURCE: Copy of typed info given to PCAHS by David L. Kelley.
CENSUS: 1850 Census, Missouri Twp, dwelling 259; wife is Isabella Armstrong;
born SC; Farmer.
CENSUS: 1860 Census, Missouri Twp, dwelling 420; born SC.
DEATH: Not on 1870 Census.
Joseph Stell applied for bounty land on April 10, 1855; BLTW application
BIRTH-RESIDENCES-MILITARY: Obituary for grand-daughter Mary Eugenia Stell
Rutherford says he and wife both natives of GA. According to this obituary
he was a planter and teacher and served in the Florida and Cherokee Wars.
Came to Clark Co. about 1840 then to Pike Co. 3 years later.
Children were: Frances N. STELL, Andrew Armstrong STELL, Hiram T. STELL, Mary Ann STELL, Georgia Ann STELL.
More About Joseph Still/Stell:
Name Spelling: In SC name was Still, In Arkansas thename was Stell
Notes for Ezibell Armstrong:
The first name Ezibell is also spelled Isabell or Isabella.
More About Ezibell Armstrong:
Marriage reference: June 15, 1809, Found on page 127 of Colonial Georgia Marriage Records
Generation No. 2
2.Samuel H. Still, born 1758 in Anson County, North Carolina; died 1830 in Barnwell,South Carolina.He was the son of 4. Ambrose Stelle Jr. and 5. Ann.He married 3. Frances F. 1778.
3.Frances F., born 1760 in North Carolina; died 1825 in Barnwell, SC.
Notes for Samuel H. Still:
U.S. House of Representative Private Claims, Vol. 3
Name: Samuel H. Still
Nature of Claim: Pension
Manner Brought: Petition
Journal Page: 519
Referred to Committee:Invalid Pensions
Abstracts of Probate Reports 1749-1789page 132,Anson County
Page 133Petitions 1770-1789
Petition of inhabitants of Anson County. 1777
Because of the Pee Dee river dividing the county, it is very inconvenientto many of the inhabitants;they ask for a division of the county with the river as a dividing line;……..
Samuel Still is one of the approx. 500 petitioners listed on page 134.Noted also his brother Joseph was not listed.
The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research
SCMAR, Volume XIX
Number 2, Spring, 1991
1810 Tax Return for Barnwell District
Drs Cts M
Thomas Still5 5
Samuel Still4 5
More About Samuel H. Still:
Burial: Barnwell, SC
Children of Samuel Still and Frances F. are:
i. Thomas Still, born 1780; married Elizabeth Haney.
Notes for Thomas Still:
The State of South Carolina 1803
Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Still of the State of South
Carolina, Barnwell District, in consideration of sixty dollars to me paid by
James Hughes of the State and district aforementioned have granted bargained
sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release
unto the said James Hughes a plantation or track of land containing sixty
acres situated lying and being in Barnwell District, formally Orangeburgh
District and state aforesaid on Toby Creek waters of the Big Saltcatchers.
Bounded all sides on vacant land at the time of said survey, it being part
of a track of land containing 200 acres granted to Charles Nix since
deceased, since conveyed by William Nix to Thomas Still and hath such
Shape and marks as appears by a plat thereof hereunto amended certified the
twenty eighth day of September one thousand seven hundred and eighty four
together with all and singular the rights members hereditaments and
apperturanus to said premises belonging or in any wise appertaining.To
have and to hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the
said James Hughes his heirs and assigns forever.And I do hereby bind
myself my heirs executors and administrators warrant and forever defer all
and singularthe said premises unto the said James Hughes his heirs and
assigns against myself and my heirs and against every person whomever
lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.
Witness my hand this 20th day of November one thousand eight hundred and
three and in the twenty eighth year of Americas Independence.
Signed sealed and delivered }
In the presence of}
Barnwell District}Personally appeared Ambrose Foster
(junior?) before Mr. George Latham who after being duly sworn on the Holy
Evangelids of Almighty God saith that he was present and saw Thomas Still
and Haney Still sign the within Deed of Conveyance to James Hughes, and
delivered the same for the uses and purposes within mentioned, and that he
and Samuel Still in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution
of the same.
Sworn before me this 1st December 1803
Recorded December 1st1803
State of South Carolina}Thomas Still to Nicholas Hutto Deed.
Barnwell District}Know all men by these presents that I
Thomas Still of the state and district aforesaid in consideration of sixty
dollars to me in hand paid by Nicholas Hutto of the district aforesaid have
granted bargained sold and by these presents do grant bargain sell and
release unto the said Nicholas Hutto all that track of land containing one
hundred acres more or less situated lying and being in same with
District on the waters of little Saltkahatchie bound as follows being at a
pine corner on Mary Sanders line running running along a line of blazes to
the Jacob Bay binding on east by C.D. Allen's land on the North by Daniel
Hartzog and Gabriel (_?_) lands and Thomas Still's land on the West and
south by Mary Sanders land with all and singular the rights members here
(alignment) and appertains to said premises belonging or on any (_?_)
incident appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the premises
before mentioned unto the said Nicholas Hutto his heirs and assigns against
my heirs and assigns and against all other persons lawfully claiming or to
claim the same or any part thereof whereas I have here unto set my hand and
seal this third day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and thirty four.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in
The presence of
Edward H. Still
Barnwell District}Personally came Joseph Still and duly made oath that
he was present and saw the within deed signed sealed and delivered and that
he saw Edward H. Still and Daniel Hartzog subscribe there names as witness
at the same time to the names within deed with himself.
Sworn to before me this
12th January 5th 1839
Robert Chitty JP
Recorded January 5th 1839
ii. Henrietta Neal Still, born 1784 in Barnwell,South Carolina; married William Hitt; born Abt. 1780 in Barnwell,South Carolina.
1 iii. Joseph Still/Stell, born 1784 in Barnwell, Sc; died in Pike County, Arkansas; married Ezibell Armstrong June 15, 1809 in Morgan County Georgia.
iv. Charles S. Still, born 1789 in Barnwell,South Carolina; died October 25, 1872 in Barnwell, South Carolina; married Catherine Hartzog March 25, 1810; born June 06, 1793 in Barnwell, South Carolina; died May 09, 1864 in Barnwell, South Carolina.
Notes for Charles S. Still:
October the 18th this 1837 }
Know all men by these presents that I Charles Still of the District and
State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty dollars paid to
me by Elias Still do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Elias
Still all that track or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or
less situated, lying and being in Barnwell District on big Saltcather
joining land of Charles Still on the South and O. Haygood on the West to
Benjamin Way North together with all and singular the rights, members,
hereditaments and appertenanus to the said premises belonging or in any wise
incident appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the premises and
his heirs andassigns forever.I hereby (based) myself, my heirs,
executors and administrators and assigns to warrant and forever deferred all
and singular the said premises unto the said Elias Still his heirs and
assigns forever against myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and
assigns and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to
claim the same or any part of thereof.
Witness my hand and seal to the same this day and date first above written
signed sealed and delivered in presence of us.
Witness:George F. Hartzog }
Barnwell District} Personally came before me James Nicks and made oath as
the land deeds and seth that he saw Charles Still make his mark for the
purposes therein contained.That George F. Hartzog subscribed as witness to
the same sworn to before me this 21th day March 1838.
SOUTH CAROLINA, BARNWELL DISTRICT
March the 20th this 1838}Know all
men by these presents that I, Charles Still of Barnwell District and State
aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars to me paid by
Willis Browning of the District and State aforesaid
Have granted,bargained, sold and released and by these presents is to
grant, bargain, sell and release unto the said Willis Browning all that
tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situated,
lyingand being in Barnwell District on bib Saltcatcher and being a part of
land granted to Robert Redman the seventh day of June, one thousand eight
hundred and nineteen which part of land will join on southHaygood
North Benjamin (H. Ray) West Charles Still land and lying between the two
roads the one reaching from Barnwell to Beaufort bridge and the other to
Charleston together with all and singular the rights members hereditiaments
and appertenances to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident
appertaining to have to hold all and singular the premises be for use unto
one and unto the said Willis Browning and Elizabeth Browning the wife of the
said Willis Browning decreeing thus (???) and the unto the heirs of the body
of Elizabeth the wife of Willis Browning forever and do hereby hand myself,
my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to warrant and forever
defend all and singul