Carrol I have since posting to this subject came up with 9 children.
Descendants of Didema Mullins
Generation No. 1
1.DIDEMA2 MULLINS(PRESTON1) was born 22 Feb 1875 in Buchanan County, Virginia, and died 07 Nov 1956 in Buchanan County, Virginia.She married BART STILTNER 22 Sep 1890 in Buchanan County, Virginia, son of JOHN STILTNER and LUCINDA LOONEY.He was born 15 Oct 1874 in Buchanan County, Virginia, and died 21 Nov 1949 in Buchanan County, Virginia.
Notes for BART STILTNER:
Hi, my name is Chester Stiltner II. I am a great-great grandson of Bart and Didema Stiltner. I hope this info helps.
Rufus Stiltner born March 1894 (My great grandfather)
Weltha Stiltner born April 1897
Herbert Stiltner born August 1899
Acquilla Stiltner born sept 1903
Ruth Stiltner born Mar 1908
Florence Stiltner born Dec 1912
Willard Stiltner born 1916
John Stiltner born 1919
I think this is pretty close to being right.
More About BART STILTNER and DIDEMA MULLINS:
Marriage: 22 Sep 1890, Buchanan County, Virginia
Children of DIDEMA MULLINS and BART STILTNER are:
2. i. RUFUS BURNS3 STILTNER, b. Mar 1894, Buchanan County, Virginia.
ii. WEATHA STILTNER, b. 15 Apr 1897, Buchanan, County Virginia; d. 16 Dec 1970, Buchanan County, Virginia; m. JOSEPH C. OWENS; b. 05 Jun 1900.
3. iii. HERBERT STILTNER, b. Aug 1899, Buchanan County, Virginia; d. 30 Apr 1966, Buchanan County, Virginia.
iv. ACQUILLA STILTNER, b. 28 Sep 1903, Buchanan County, Virginia; d. 04 Dec 1945, Buchanan County, Virginia.
v. PRISCILLA STILTNER, b. 1905, Buchanan County, Virginia.
vi. RUTH STILTNER, b. 21 Mar 1908, Buchanan County, Virginia; d. 14 Feb 1926, Buchanan County, Virginia.
vii. FLORENCE STILTNER, b. 06 Dec 1912, Buchanan County, Virginia; d. 06 Jul 1914, Buchanan County, Virginia.
viii. JESS WILLARD STILTNER, b. 1916, Buchanan County, Virginia.
Notes for JESS WILLARD STILTNER:
Phyllis Knusta wrote: Found death certificate for child who died 7-6-1914, date of birth was 12-6-1912 cause of death was "drank dandy fly killer", buried 7-7-1914, Jane, Virginia, time of death was 3:30 p.m., name of physician was P.C. Sanders, Praise, Ky.
The name was hard to read, may be Tennessee or Tennorra???
Hazel Kay Hubbard (Stiltner) wrote: I am a granddaughter of Didema and Bart Stiltner and I believe the death certificate is for my Father's brother. My father, Jess Willard Stiltner, spoke of the death of a toddler brother that drank fly poison.
ix. JOHN STILTNER, b. 1919, Buchanan County, Virginia.
Generation No. 2
2.RUFUS BURNS3 STILTNER (DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1) was born Mar 1894 in Buchanan County, Virginia.He married JOSIE D. MULLINS 27 Oct 1917 in Buchanan County, Virginia.
More About RUFUS STILTNER and JOSIE MULLINS:
Marriage: 27 Oct 1917, Buchanan County, Virginia
Children of RUFUS STILTNER and JOSIE MULLINS are:
i. EUGENE4 STILTNER.
ii. JACK STILTNER.
iii. AGNES STILTNER, m. SENTERS.
iv. GAYE STILTNER, m. SHAWN.
4. v. ARTHUR STILTNER, b. 30 Nov 1925, Dickenson County, Virginia; d. 20 Feb 2002, Russell County, Virginia, Medical Center.
5. vi. RENE F. STILTNER, b. 1940; d. 27 Jan 2001, Dickenson County, Virginia.
6. vii. KELSEY STILTNER.
3.HERBERT3 STILTNER (DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1) was born Aug 1899 in Buchanan County, Virginia, and died 30 Apr 1966 in Buchanan County, Virginia.He married GOLDIE WELTHA EPLING.She was born 1894 in Dickenson County, Virginia, and died 20 Oct 1995 in Buchanan County, Virginia.
Children of HERBERT STILTNER and GOLDIE EPLING are:
i. SHELBY JEAN4 STILTNER, b. Buchanan County, Virginia.
ii. MERLE DEAN STILTNER, b. Buchanan County, Virginia.
iii. RITA LYNN STILTNER, b. Buchanan County, Virginia.
iv. LLOYD STILTNER.
v. WILLARD EDWARD STILTNER.
vi. HAROLD T. STILTNER, b. 1929, Buchanan County, Virginia; d. 1978, Buchanan County, Virginia.
Generation No. 3
4.ARTHUR4 STILTNER (RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1) was born 30 Nov 1925 in Dickenson County, Virginia, and died 20 Feb 2002 in Russell County, Virginia, Medical Center.He married JOANN BELCHER, daughter of PARK BELCHER and JESSIE PRESLEY.She was born 10 Apr 1930, and died 14 Apr 2002.
Notes for ARTHUR STILTNER:
SOURCE::::::Applachian News Express, Sunday, February 24, 2002 edition
Arthur H. Stiltner, 76, of Breaks, Va., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at the Russell County Medical Center.
He was born in Dickenson County, Va., Nov. 30, 1925, a son of the late Rufus and Josie Mullins Stiltner.
He was a retired coal miner, a member of United Mine Workers of America Local 7025, a member and deacon of the Bartlick Old Regular Baptist Church, and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Air Corps, serving in the European Theater and receiving the Good Conduct medal, the Army Occupation medal (Germany), the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, and the World War II Victory Ribbon.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jessie "Sissy" Looney; and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joann Belcher Stiltner; one son, Chester Bill Stiltner of Breaks; one daughter, Sally Jo Stiltner of Berea; two brothers, Jack Stiltner of Breaks, Eugene Stiltner of Abingdon, Va.; two sisters, Agnes Senters and Gaye Shown, both of Johnson City, Tenn.; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Haysi Funeral Home Chapel, with Freddie Ramey, Eddie Newsome, Robert Kelly, and Buster Mullins officiating. Burial followed in the Stiltner Family Cemetery, Breaks. Arrangements were under direction of Haysi Funeral Home of Haysi, Va.
Military graveside rites were conducted by American Legion Post 164.
Nephews served as pallbearers.
More About ARTHUR STILTNER:
Burial: 23 Feb 2002, Stiltner Family Cemetery, Breaks, Virginia
Notes for JOANN BELCHER:
SOURCE:::::Bristol Herald, Monday, April 15, 2002 edition
BREAKS, Va. -- Elster Joann Belcher Stiltner, 72, left this world for a better place on Sunday, April 14, 2002, after many long days of suffering. A lifelong resident of Dickenson County, she was born on April 10, 1930, a daughter of the late Park and Jessie Presley Belcher. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Arthur H. Stiltner; a daughter, Jessie "Sissy" Looney; and a brother, Charles Belcher. She was a member of the Bartlick Old Regular Baptist Church.
She is survived by a son, Chester Bill Stiltner, and wife Marlene of Breaks; a daughter, Sally Joe Stiltner of Berea, Ky.; three brothers, James and Don Belcher of Haysi and Jerry Belcher of Taylor, Mich.; three sisters, Florence Hayes, Susie Ramey and Linda Lou Fuller, all of Haysi; five grandchildren, Todd and his wife Holly, Billie Joe and her husband Eric, Toomean and his wife Tina, and Melissa and Misty; four great-grandchildren, Cole, Alanna, Hunter and Madison.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Freddie Ramey, Rick Mullins, Dave O'quinn and Buster Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the Stiltner Family Cemetery at Breaks. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at Haysi Funeral Home on Monday, April 15, after 6 p.m. where an evening service will be held at 7 p.m.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
More About JOANN BELCHER:
Burial: 16 Apr 2002, Stiltner Family Cemetery, Breaks, Virginia
Children of ARTHUR STILTNER and JOANN BELCHER are:
i. JESSIE "SISSY"5 STILTNER.
ii. SALLY JO STILTNER.
iii. CHESTER BILL STILTNER.
5.RENE F.4 STILTNER (RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1) was born 1940, and died 27 Jan 2001 in Dickenson County, Virginia.He married JOANNE HIBBITTS.
Notes for RENE F. STILTNER:
SOURCE::::Phyllis Wagner Knusta
Obituary, Sunday, January 28, 2001, Bristol Herald Courier
Rene F. Stiltner, 60, passed away Saturday, Jan 27, 2001, at his home
A lifelong resident of Dickenson County, he was a son of the late Rufus Burns and Josie D. Mullins Stiltner.He was a member and elder of Breaks Church of Christ , a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA Local 7025.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne Hibbitts Stiltner, a son and his wife, Joseph Chadwick Franklin Stiltner and Carrie of Breaks; two daughters, Valerie Jo Stewart and husband David Clinton of Breaks and Kyla Marie Stiltner of Winchester, Va.; three brothers, Eugene Stiltner of Abingdon, Va.; and Arthur Stiltner and Jack Stiltner of Breaks, two sisters, Agnes Senters and Gaye Shawn of Johnson City, Tenn, and two granddaughters, Lauren Brooke Stewart and Sydney McCall Stiltner.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 30, 2001, from Breaks Church of Christ. with Roy Robinson, Wayne Cline Jr. and Sam Casebolt officiating.Burial will follow in the family cemetery, Breaks.Pallbearers will be Heath Harrison, Brad Hibbitts, Kenard Boyd, Phillip Keene, Hurley Cochran, Paul Raines, Danny Mullins and Chester Stiltner. Friends amy call at Breaks Church of Christ after 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday where an evening service will be held at 7 p.m. both nights.Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
More About RENE F. STILTNER:
Burial: 30 Jan 2001, Stiltner Family Cemetery, Breaks
Children of RENE STILTNER and JOANNE HIBBITTS are:
7. i. JOSEPH CHADWICK5 STILTNER.
8. ii. VALERIE JO STILTNER.
iii. KYLA MARIE STILTNER.
6.KELSEY4 STILTNER (RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1)He married ??.
Child of KELSEY STILTNER and ?? is:
9. i. RICKEY5 STILTNER.
Generation No. 4
7.JOSEPH CHADWICK5 STILTNER (RENE F.4, RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1)He married CARRIE.
Child of JOSEPH STILTNER and CARRIE is:
i. SYDNEY MCCALL6 STILTNER.
8.VALERIE JO5 STILTNER (RENE F.4, RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1)She married DAVID CLINTON STEWART.
Child of VALERIE STILTNER and DAVID STEWART is:
i. LAUREN BROOKE6 STEWART.
9.RICKEY5 STILTNER (KELSEY4, RUFUS BURNS3, DIDEMA2 MULLINS, PRESTON1)He married JO ANN DEEL, daughter of JOE DEEL and NANCY STILTNER.
Child of RICKEY STILTNER and JO DEEL is:
i. RANDALL6 STILTNER.