Looking for any information regarding the mother of Arminta Jane STILTNER born January 12, 1868. Her father Wesley R. Stiltner married 1st Rachel CARTER on Sept 27, 1866. By 1870 he was living with Martha A. (O'QUINN) and had as the oldest child living with them, Arminta Jane. I have not found a marriage for Wesley to Martha. Other children born to this couple are Henry b. April 3, 1870, Frederick b. 1873, Elizabeth b. April 19, 1874 and Martha b. April 21,1875. The children whose birth dates are complete are from the registered births for Buchanan Co., VA. Arminta's and Frederick's births are not recorded.
Does anyone know what became of Rachel CARTER. Arminta's death certificate lists her mother as Martha but death certificates often have errors regarding the parents.
I am also looking for additional information on Wesley R. STILTNER. He died on February 4,1881 supposedly in Buchanan Co., VA at the age of 41. Could the death have occurred in Dickenson Co., VA instead of Buchanan Co. Does anyone know how he died? I have never seen any probate records, cemetery records, obituary, etc for Wesley STILTNER.
Does anyone know where his widow Martha (O'QUINN) is living in 1900. I have checked for her in the 1900 Buchanan Co., VA census and she isn't living with her son Major O'QUINN. I am unable to locate her daughter Nancy O'QUINN who married Bart BOWMAN in 1900 or sons (James) Harv or John W. (Wiley or William) O'Quinn. (These children were born prior to her marriage to Wesley STILTNER). There is a Pattie O'Quinn born 1840 living with her son Wiley O'QUINN b. 1866. Could this be Martha O'QUINN STILTNER? Patty/Pattie is a nickname for Martha). There is a discrepancy in the dates of birth as Martha was supposedly born about 1834. Martha's father's name was Wiley O'QUINN. It seems likely that an O'QUINN named Wiley is related. Any information appreciated.