William Stamper
and Agnes Emily Millie Polly

William Stamper (aka Tater Bill) b 27 Mar 1774 Granville Co NC d 30 Apr 1852 Morgan Co KY; buried Stamper Cemetery, Morgan Co KY; s/o James Stamper and Sarah Moore. William Stamper m. Emily Millie Polly b 2 Aug 1778 Pittsylvania Co VA d 17 Apr 1850 Morgan Co KY; buried Stamper Cemetery, Grassy Creek, Morgan Co KY; d/o Edward Polly and Mary Agnes Mullins. Children of William Stamper and Emily Millie Polly;

1. James B Stamper b 13 Dec 1797 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jan 1864 Morgan Co KY; m. 25 Oct 1817 to Tamar Olson b abt 1797. Child of James B Stamper and Tamar Olson; i. John Whitt Stamper b 1837 Letcher Co KY d 1905; m. 1855 Owsley Co KY to Nancy Hogg b 4 Nov 1839 d 1905; d/o Hiram Hogg and Melvina Polly.

2. Sarah Stamper b 15 Nov 1799 NC d 30 Nov 1874; m. 8 Jun 1820 Floyd Co KY to John Reeves Pewter John Stamper b 1799 Wilse Co NC d 1849 Carter Co KY; s/o Richard Stamper and Martha Patsy Carter.

3. Martha Stamper b 28 Feb 1801 Perry Co KY

4. Finnis Isom Stamper b 1802 NC d abt 1898

5. Rachel Stamper b Feb 1803 Perry Co KY d 24 Jan 1896; m. Gideon Ison b 6 Nov 1802 VA d 11 Dec 1869/70 Line Fork, Letcher Co KY (1869 as recorded by Eli Hall in the "Defeated Creek Diary" Dec. 12, 1869); s/o George Gideon Ison and Anna Ingram. George Gideon Ison m. Cynthia Ingram b 1838.

6. Hiram H Stamper b 19 Apr 1805 Perry Co KY d 14 Jul 1847; m. 11 Oct 1827 to Matilda Jane Hogg b 19 Aug 1808; d/o James Hogg and Elizabeth Kelly.

7. Isom Stamper 18 Nov 1807 Wilkes Co NC d 3 Apr 1899 Turkey Creek, Letcher Co KY; m. 20 Mar 1830 (by John Dixon) to Sarah Melvina Sally Creech b 22 Aug 1807 Lee Co VA d 7 Jan 1872 Perry Co KY; d/o John Creech and Peggy Wells.

8. John Whitt Stamper b 28 May 1808 Perry Co KY d 26 Jun 1849 Wolfe Co KY; m. 10 Dec 1829 Letcher Co KY to Lucinda Hogg b 29 Feb 1812 d 18 Sept 1879; d/o James Hogg and Elizabeth Kelly.

9. Elizabeth Stamper b 16 Jan 1811 Perry Co KY

10. Belinda Stamper b 23 May 1813 Perry Co KY

11. Matilda Malinda Stamper b 20 May 1814 Rockhouse, Floyd Co KY d 18 May 1894 Knott Co KY; m. 8 Aug 1833 to Elisha Breeding b 1788 Russell Co VA d 1863 Letcher Co KY; by gunshot to back by Confederate Guerillas who raided his home; s/o Spencer Breeding and Elizabeth Finney. Elisha Breeding m. about 1820 to (1) Paula Childress b 1795 Russell Co VA; d/o Abraham Childress and Elizabeth Roberts.

12. Isaac Daniel Stamper b 19 Sept 1816 Perry Co KY

13. Nancy Stamper b 19 Sept 1816 Perry Co KY

14. William Buckner Stamper b 1 May 1820 Perry Co KY

15. Mary Polly Stamper b 20 Apr 1823 Perry Co KY


More About William Stamper

William Stamper was a farmer, trapper, hunter, and trader. Born in NC He migrated from the area of NC to KY, and settled on Rockhouse Creek Southeastern KY, Perry County. He was magistrate and Sheriff of Perry County. Rockhouse Creek became Letcher Co KY 1842. Williams son John Whitt was the first tax assessor of the new county. Married Emily Polly after 1843. William and Emily moved to Morgan Co KY. William died 1852 and is buried at Stamper Cemetery. Emily died 1850 and is also buried at Stamper Cemetery.


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