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James W. Stamper
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1750
Middlesex County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1826
Grassy Creek
Morgan County
Kentucky, USA

JAMES W. STAMPER/Jonathan Stamper/Powell Stamper/ John Stamper ????

James W. Stamper was born about November 4,1750, Middlesex County, Virginia, son of Jonathan Sr. and Rachel Parks Stamper.

Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper said he was born November 4, 1752, while Sadie Stamper Greer carries him born November 4, 1756. According to Sadie Stamper Greer, James W. married about1773, Middlesex County, Virginia, to Sarah Moore.

India Earp lists James married in Wilkes County, N.C. James was a farmer, trapper, hunter and trader. James died March30,1826, Morgan County, Kentucky according to a Pollitt/Stamper Family Sheet, while James Stamper carries his death as February 12, 1826, in Kentucky.

Oliver Stamper lists james' death on March 12, Grassey Creek, Kentucky. He is buried Stamper Cemetery, Grassy Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper records gives James origin as Scotch-Irish of England or Scotland. Reportedly, James W. and Sarah lived in the upper reaches of Yadkin River Valley on Grassy Creek, Ashe County, N.C. near the Virginia border. Between 1796 and 1825, James Stamper and Sarah migrated from North Carolina to Kentucky, and lived at one time in Clay, Letcher and Morgan Counties of Kentucky... After the birth of 12 children, they moved to Morgan County, Kentucky, their last residence.

Sources: Sadie Stamper Greer, Idia Earp, Pollitt/Stamper Family Sheet & Geneva Stamper Hamilton Family Sheet

Sarah Moore was born August 9, 1749, N. C. Reportedly, Sarah died March 12, 1839, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried Stamper Cemetery, Grassy Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky. Inda Earp lists her death in1852.

Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper records lists two sons born to this union, William Thomas Moore Stamper and James Stamper, William Thomas married Emily Polly and had 12 children. James was born November 5,1799, and died May 1874. Cleo said James later called himself John and married Sarah (maiden name unknown), January 5, 1799, and died November 30, 1876.
Their children were, William Thomas Moore, James W., George W., Taylor Seymore, Cynthia & Irene Sources: Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper.

Remark: It is possible that Cleo Stamper has this James W. Stamper, son of Jonathan Sr. and Rachel Parks Stamper confused with the James W. Stamper, son of Richard and Martha Patsy Carter Stamper. There are other James W. Stamper's in this Sarah Sallie Stamper line which need to be


WILLIAM STAMPER "Tater Bill" was born March 22, 1774, Granville County, N.C. William married Emily Millie Polly. also seen as Agnes Emily Milly Polly..

NATHANIEL STAMPER was born about 1775, Randolph County, N.C. and died Wilkes County, N.C. Source: Internet

MATILDA STAMPER was born about 1776, Matilda married Morris Baker. Matilda died about1850, Ashe County, N.C. Source: Internet
Remark: 1790, Randolph County, N.C. Census shows James and Sarah with 2 sons and 6 daughters.

SUSANNAH STAMPER "Susan" was born May 22, 1778, Ashe County, N.C. Susannah married November 7, 1801, Ashe County, N.C. to Luther Perkins. Susannah died December 19, 1857, Ashe County, N.C.
Source: Internet

THOMAS MOORE STAMPER was born about1778, N. C. Elizabeth Stamper Carter Davidson Bible records list Thomas Moore b: about 1790 Rowan Co., N.C. and died prior to 1850 Morgan Co., Ky. Thomas married in 1808, N.C. to Elizabeth Margaret Stitt. According to James Stamper's genealogy records. The internet lists him born about 1790, Rowan County, N.C. Reportedly, he died before 1850, Morgan County, Kentucky. Thomas reportedly made his home in Grayson County, Virginia and his full name was William Thomas
Moore via family records of Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper.

JOHANNA 'HANNAH' STAMPER--- born on 5 Nov 1781 in Ashe Co, NC and died in Jul 1861 in Wilson Creek, Grayson Co, VA at age 79.

Info from the USGenWeb Project
Sources: Descendants of James Stamper 1750-1826, Cleo Ruthard Woodrow Stamper, Internet & "Stamper Footprints"

For more information see:
"Descendants of James Stamper 1750-1826" by Oliver Stamper
Individual Record
Ancestral File v4.19

Sex: M

Birth: 4 Nov 1750 Middlesex County, Virginia
Death: 30 Mar 1826 Grassy Creek, Morgan, Kentucky
Burial: Grassy Creek, Morgan, Kentucky
Father: Johnathan STAMPHER (AFN: BV5N-J5)
Mother: Racheal (AFN: BV5N-KB)

Spouse: Sarah (Salley) MOORE (AFN: J5DF-74)
Marriage: Abt 1770 Middlesex County, Virginia
Family links: 
  Jonathan Brooks Stamper (1719 - 1799)
  Rachel Parks Stamper (1733 - 1793)
  Sarah Moore Stamper (1749 - 1839)*
  William Stamper (1774 - 1852)*
  Susan Stamper Perkins (1778 - 1865)*
  John Reeves Stamper (1799 - 1882)*
  James W. Stamper (1750 - 1826)
  Mary Stamper Adams (1756 - 1823)*
  Jonathan Stamper (1757 - 1831)*
  Susannah Stamper Burton (1767 - 1845)*
  Susannah Stamper Burton (1767 - 1845)*
  Martha Frances Stamper Toliver (1767 - 1850)*
  Martha Frances Stamper Toliver (1767 - 1854)*
*Calculated relationship
Stamper Family Cemetery
Grassy Creek
Morgan County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Debra Polly
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88617937

My Gr-Gr-Gr-Gr-Gr Grandfather
- Glenda Rowland
 Added: Mar. 28, 2016

- Lanie
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015
My Third Great Grand Uncle. Rest in Peace.
- Gary McMillan
 Added: Feb. 15, 2015
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