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Stilwell Heady (b. Abt. 1763, d. October 1834)Stilwell Heady (son of Thomas Heady and Rebeckah Stillwell) was born Abt. 1763 in New Jersey595, and died October 1834 in Switzerland County, Indiana.He married Rebecca Coombs on Abt. 1787, daughter of Edward Coombs and Rebecca Stillwell.
Notes for Stilwell Heady:
Check 1830 Switzerland Co. IN census.
Several in KY; 1 in Nelson Co. 1790 and 1800.
He bought land from his father in Nelson Co. KY 1794.
Entered land in Switzerland Co. IN Oct. 9, 1804.
The Methodists met at his house (History of Switzerland Co. IN, p. 1051.)
Served on the first grand jury in Switzerland Co. IN
Switzerland County, Indiana Obituaries
Casuality-On Friday last, Stilwell Heady, of this county, was found
dead in the road near Mountsterling. From the
position of the body, when found, and other circumstances, it is
believed that in attempting to mount his horse, from a
large log, his foot slipped and he fell against the fence. Some hair
from the back of his head, was found adhering to
the fence and some hairs from his horse's mane was clinched in his
hand. He was one of the earliest settlers of
"The Weekly Messenger," Vevay, Indiana, 17 October 1834.
Will probated 10/27/1834 Switzerland Co. IN
Some sources say they married in PA
More About Stilwell Heady:
Burial: Unknown, Old Cotton Cemetery, Switzerland County, Indiana.596
More About Stilwell Heady and Rebecca Coombs:
Marriage: Abt. 1787
Children of Stilwell Heady and Rebecca Coombs are:
- +Marietta Heady, b. May 15, 1793, Nelson County, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1850, Marion County, Indiana.