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James Staples (abt. 1678 - abt. 1726)

James Staples
Born about in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 15 Apr 1701 [location unknown]
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Died about in Mainemap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jan 2013
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Deacon James Staples was born about 1678 and died in Jul 1726.[1]

iii James STAPLE, [Tailor] b. c 1678, Kittery, Maine; 1721, Deacon of the Second Parish, Kittery (now Eliot); d.1725, aged 47 in Kittery, Maine. Married Apr 15, 1701, in Kittery, Maine, Mary Tetherly, Eight Children.[2]

James Staples married, 15 April 1701, Mary, dau. of William Tetherly. He died in 1725, aged 47. Children:

  1. Elizabeth Staples. b. 24 March 1701-2; m. John Tobey. Pub. 9 Nov. 1723.
  2. James Staples, b. 3 April 1704; m. Dorcas Libby.
  3. William Staples, b. 12 Feb. 1705; m. Elizabeth Jones.
  4. Samuel Staples, b. 13 March 1707-8; m. Elizabeth Sawyer. Settled in Falmouth. Me. Ch., Lemuel b. 19 April 1733; Mary; Sarah; perhaps others.
  5. Mary Staples, b. 17 Oct. 17?; m. Timothy Richardson Oct. 1738.
  6. Joseph Staples, b. 7 July 1713; m. Sarah Shores.
  7. Katherine Staples, b. 30 April 1716; m. John Fernald of Portsmouth, 18 Nov. 1738.
  8. Abigail Staples, b. 21 Aug. 1720; m. Azariah Nason. Pub. 27 March 1742.

James was born in 1674. He passed away in 1755.


  1. [1] Findagrave : Deacon James Staples
  2. [2] Rootsweb

Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis.Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979 (orig. published in five parts 1828-1939), p. 656.

Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine By George Thomas Little, Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs Published- by Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1909 pg. 864

Old Kittery and Her Families By Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole Published- by Press of Lewiston journal company, 1903 pg 753

Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography: Genealogical-memorial; Representative Citizens By Samuel Hart, American Historical Society, American Historical Society Published- by The American historical society, incorporated, 1917 pg. 221-224


  • WikiTree profile Staples-375 created through the import of Brooks_ME_NH_England_2013-01-16.ged on Jan 16, 2013 by Paula Jacunski. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Paula and others.
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Staples-2042 and Staples-375 appear to represent the same person because:
posted by M Nason

Rejected matches › James Staples (bef.1823-)

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