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Rebecca Jane (Stanley) Fagg (abt. 1856 - 1936)

Rebecca Jane Fagg formerly Stanley
Born about in Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 24 Apr 1872 in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Matfield Green, Chase, Kansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Jul 2020
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This profile is part of the Stanley Name Study.
Rebecca (Stanley) Fagg was a Hoosier.

Born 15 MAR 1856 Indiana. Note: aged 3 in 1860 census, aged 14 in 1870 census, 1900 census gives month and year as March 1853; tombstone gives full birth date as 15 March 1854; 1856 fits in better with early censuses and order of siblings listed.

Died 6 FEB 1936. Matfield Green, Chase, Kansas. [1] Note: death date given in estate papers.


Rebecca and her husband Pleasant were first cousins because their mothers were sisters.


1920 Matfield Twp, Chase County, Kansas. [2]

Rebecca Fagg Head F 67 Wd Indiana IN IN O F
William Fagg Son M 37 S Kansas IN IN farmer - genl farm

1925 Matfield Twp, Chase County, Kansas. [3]

Mrs. R J Fagg head F W 71 Wd IN manager - farm O F cannot read or write
William Fagg son M W 43 S KS farmer

1930 Matfield Twp, Chase County, Kansas. [4]

Rebecca J Fagg Head F 76 Wd Indiana IN IN owns farm
William Fagg Son M 48 S Kansas IN IN farmer - genl farm
David Fagg Son M 44 S Kansas IN IN no occup

Probate [5]

Marriage Husband Pleasant D. Fagg. Wife Rebecca Jane Stanley. ABT 1873. [6]


  1. Source: #S39 Rebecca Jane Stanley Fagg Birth: Mar. 15, 1854 Indiana, USA Death: Feb. 6, 1936 Kansas, USA  Family links:   Parents:   Andrew Jackson Stanley (1822 - ____)   Hannah Holloway Stanley (1833 - 1922)   Spouse:   Plesant D Fagg (1844 - 1917)*   Children:   Charles Milton Fagg (1875 - 1965)*   John Fagg (1875 - 1944)*   Phoebe L. Fagg (1880 - 1969)*   William Fagg (1882 - 1957)*   David Fagg (1886 - 1970)*   Siblings:   Rebecca Jane Stanley Fagg (1854 - 1936)   Abijah Elamuel Stanley (1863 - 1937)*   Joannah Melvina Stanley Duncan (1865 - 1934)* Burial: Matfield Green Cemetery Matfield Green, Chase County, Kansas, USA
  2. Source: #S9 ed 7, sht 1A, p. 256, taken Jan 7th
  3. Source: #S9 dated March 1st, p. 10
  4. Source: #S9 ed 9-11, sht 3B, taken April 12th
  5. Source: #S41 from Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987 at Rebecca J. Fagg, dec'd, Phoebe L. Littlefield, Ex, P.O. Matfield Green; petition filed and letters granted on 29 Feb 1936; inventory 10 Mar 1936, final settlement 10 Apr 1937; vol. B, p. 53+: Petition for probate from Phoebe Littlefield states that Rebecca J. Fagg died on 6 Feb 1936 leaving a will, and that her heirs at law are sons and daughter John Fagg, Charles Fagg, David Fagg, Will Fagg, and Phoebe L. Littlefield and the latter was designated executrix in the will; Phoebe signed and was admitted executrix on 29 Feb 1936. One page typed will dated 25 March 1934 and signed by mark: after debts, etc, sons John, Charles, and David to get one dollar each; son Will to get the remainder of her personal property and all her real estate for his natural life, then it goes to daughter Phoebe L. Littlefield; provisos - my son David Fagg shall have a home with my son Will Fagg and daughter Phoebe L. Littlefield and upon said real estate as long as he the said David Fagg shall live and desire same. Daughter Phoebe L. Littlefield to be executrix and request that she not be required to give bond. Inventory included 3 stock cows $75, one wagon $5, one horse $20, one single row curler $2.50, and household furniture $25, total $127.50. Money in two banks = $543.81. Real estate includes 80 acres in E - NE of sec 20, T22, R8 = $1280 and 80 acres in W - NW of sec 21, T22, R8 = $2540, less 64 acres belonging to Phoebe L. Littlefield and Wm Fagg. Total appraisal = $4490.81. On 10 Apr 1937, W M Fagg signed receipt for $108.31, "my claim in full on the above estate per will". Claims included $103 for the physician, and $132.50 for the funeral home, who called her Rebecca Jane Fagg.
  6. Source: #S9 1900 census says married 27 years.
  • Source: S39
  • Source: S41 probate
  • Source: S9 census

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