1. William1 Stivers was born Abt. 1725 in Germany, and died Abt. 1780 in probably in Adams County Ohio. He married Elizabeth King Abt. 1748 in Westchester County New York. She was born Abt. 1725 in New York, and died Unknown in probably in Adams County Ohio. William Stivers, born about 1725 in New York (or Germany), died about 1800 in Adams County, OH, buried probably in Adams County, OH, married Elizabeth King about 1748 in Westchester County, NY, she was born about 1730 in New York. It has been reported that William and Elizabeth lived in Westchester County, NY until 1763 and then moved to Lancaster, PA. Sometime before 1771 the family moved to Spotsylvania County, Virginia. They may have moved to Kentucky and after the Revolutionary War moved to Adams County, OH where they lived on 641 acres awarded to their son Reuben for his service in the War. Children born to this union were: Edward Stivers, Sr., Peter Stivers 1st, William Stivers, 2nd, Reuben Stivers, Sr., George Stivers 1st, John Stivers 1st, Robert Stivers 1st, James Stivers 1st, Sarah Ann Stivers
More About William Stivers and Elizabeth King:
Marriage: Abt. 1748, Westchester County New York
Children of William Stivers and Elizabeth (nee King):
2 i. Sarah Ann2 Stivers. She married Richard Burgin.
+ 3 ii. Edward Stivers, born 1750 in Westchester County New York; died October 05, 1832 in Jefferson County Ky.
4 iii. Peter Stivers, born 1753; died September 08, 1833 in Virginia. He married Temperance Chapman March 18, 1822 in Virginia.
More About Peter Stivers and Temperance Chapman:
Marriage: March 18, 1822, Virginia
+ 5 iv. William Stivers, born 1756 in near New York City; died Abt. 1835 in Fayette County Ky.
+ 6 v. Reuben Stivers, Sr., born May 05, 1759 in Westchester County New York; died November 25, 1827 in Hart Farm , Fayette County Ky.
+ 7 vi. John Stivers, born 1765 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania; died 1839 in Ohio, probably Adams County.
+ 8 vii. Robert Stivers, born Abt. 1767.
Notes for WILLIAM STIVERS:: William Stivers was born in Germany. The location of his birth and his life history are unknown. He came to America in 1745. Sometime between 1745 and 1750, he married Elizabeth King. Her birth location and life history is also unknown. They settled in Westchester County New York. Some accounts of the Stivers family state that William and Elizabeth King Stivers had ten children, seven sons and three daughters. To date my research has only verified eight sons and one daughter.
It is not known exactly what happened to William and Elizabeth after the war but it appears they settled on 641 acres in Adams County Ohio that had been awarded to his son Reuben for his service in the Revolution. Researcher to this information was a Charles Stivers and other various decendents.