William Oliver Stansell

M, #247, b. 1 August 1878, d. 24 October 1922
FatherJohn Robert Stansell b. 25 Jan 1852, d. 22 Jul 1901
MotherGemima A Bolinger b. 10 Nov 1860, d. 3 Oct 1954
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Thompson Family
ChartsSamuel Thorton King Descendants
Jesse Stansell Descendants
     William Oliver Stansell was born on 1 August 1878. He was the son of John Robert Stansell and Gemima A Bolinger. William Oliver Stansell married Susan Angeline King, daughter of (?) King and (?), on 8 August 1897. William Oliver Stansell died on 24 October 1922 at age 44. He was buried at Upper Campground Cemetery, Madison County, Arkansas.

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     His son John Samuel Stansell was born in May 1898 at Arkansas. His daughter Mima Jane Stansell was born in November 1899 at Arkansas.

William Oliver Stansell and Susan Angeline King appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Madison County, Arkansas, at Wharton Creek Township, enumerated 19 June 1900, William is listed as renting the family farm. Both William and Susan are able to read, write, and speak English. John Samuel speaks English but at 2 is unable to read and write. Mima J is only 6 months old so she doesn't speak yet. William and Susan have been married for 3 years and she is the mother of two children with both still living.. Their children John Samuel and Mima Jane were listed as living with them.
1900 United States Federal Census
about William ? Stancel Name: William ? Stancel
[William O Stansell]
[William O Stancel]
Home in 1900: Wharton Creek, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 21
Birth Date: Aug 1878
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother's Birthplace: Arkansas
Spouse's name: Susan A Stancel
Marriage Year: 1897
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 3
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William ? Stancel 21
Susan A Stancel 22
John S Stancel 2
Mima J Stancel 6/12

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Wharton Creek, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T623_67; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 70.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
His father John Robert Stansell died on 22 July 1901 at Loy, Madison, Arkansas. His son William Jess Stansell was born in 1902 at Arkansas. His daughter Venna Elizabeth Stansell was born on 10 June 1902 at Whorton Creek, Madison, Arkansas. His son Clyde Stansell was born in 1907 at Arkansas.

William Oliver Stansell and Susan Angeline King appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Madison County, Arkansas, at Kings River Township, enumerated 23 April 1910, William and Susan were married for 12 years (since 1898). Susan was shown as the mother of five children with all five still living. The family speaks English. Willliam is a farmer on the family's home farm.. Their children John Samuel, Mima Jane, William Jess, Venna Elizabeth and Clyde were listed as living with them.
1910 United States Federal Census
about W O Stansell Name: W O Stansell
Age in 1910: 31
Estimated birth year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Spouse's name: S A Stansell
Home in 1910: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
W O Stansell 31
S A Stansell 31
S R Stansell 11
M J Stansell 9
W J Stansell 7
V R Stansell 6
Clyde Stansell 3

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T624_57; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 72; Image: 163.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA
His daughter Mary Alice Stansell was born in 1912 at Arkansas. His daughter Hazel Ester Stansell was born in 1915 at Arkansas.

Due to a need for men to serve during World War I, the United States instituted a draft. William Oliver Stansell filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 Number 26, Wharton, Madison County, Arkansas. He listed his occupation as Farming. He described himself as of medium height and build with blue eyes and red hair.
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about William Oliver Stansell Name: William Oliver Stansell
County: Madison
State: Arkansas
Birth Date: 1 Aug 1878
Race: White
FHL Roll Number: 1530477
DraftBoard: 0

Source Citation: Registration Location: Madison County, Arkansas; Roll 1530477; Draft Board: 0.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.
His son Douglas Fred Stansell was born on 21 July 1919 at Whorton, Madison, Arkansas.

William Oliver Stansell and Susan Angeline King appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Madison County, Arkansas, at Whorton Creek Township, enumerated 13 January 1920, William and Susan are both shown as able to read and write. Mima Jane, William J, and Venna can all also read and write but are not attending school. Mary is attending school. William is a farmer on the family's general farm.. Their children Mima Jane, William Jess, Venna Elizabeth, Mary Alice, Hazel Ester and Douglas Fred were listed as living with them.
1920 United States Federal Census
about William O Stansell Name: William O Stansell
[Wiliam O Stansell]
Home in 1920: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 42
[48]
Estimated birth year: abt 1878
[abt 1872]
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's name: Susan A Stansell
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William O Stansell 42
[48]
Susan A Stansell 41
Mima J Stansell 20
Wiliam J Stansell 18
Elna E Stansell 15
Marry A Stansell 8
Hazel E Stansell 5
Fred D Stansell 0
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Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 79; Image: 819.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).

His daughter Venna Elizabeth Stansell was married on 23 August 1921 at Madison, Arkansas.
Groom: Vern Thompson
Groom's Age: 33
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1888
Groom's Residence: Whorton, Madison, Arkansas
Bride: Venie Stansell
Bride's Name: 18
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1903
Bride's Residence: Whorton, Madison, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 23 Aug 1921
Marriage License Date: 22 Aug 1921
Marriage Place: , Madison, Arkansas, United States
Film number: 1035152
Digital Folder Number: 4331435
Image number: 00446
Page number: 127
Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
Collection: Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957


This is a photo of the tombstone for William Oliver Stansell and Susan Angeline King .
Susan King and William Oliver Stansell Tombstone

William Oliver Stansell died before Venna Elizabeth Stansell but was mentioned in Venna Elizabeth Stansell's obituary as a deceased father.
Vernon Thompson

Mrs. Venna Thompson, 84, of Springdale, died Feb. 28, 1987, at Meadowview Lodge in Huntsville. She was born June 10, 1902, at Whorton Creek, Ark.; the daughter of Oliver and Susan King Stansell. She was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church and the widow of Vernon Thompson, who preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1954.

Survivors include two sons, Crawford Thompson and John Thompson, both of Springdale; six daughters, Mrs. Estelle Stamps and Mrs. Floye Butler, both of Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Okla., Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elzey, both of Huntsville, and Mrs. Rose Dolph of Tulsa, Okla.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, March 2, in the chapel of Brashears Funeral Home with the Rev. Cecil Garrison officiating. Interment was in the Kingston Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home. Pallbearers were grandsons.

Page U115 of the Clipping Books of the Madison County Genealogical Society Library.
Venna Thompson Mrs. Venna Thompson 84, of Springdale, died Feb. 28, 1987, at Meadowview ' Lodge in Huntsville. Huntsville. She was born June 10, 1902, at .Whorton .Creek, Ark., the. daughter, of Oliver and Susan King Stanseirshe was a member of the Glad TidingsAsscmbly of God Church and thewidow of Vernon Thompson, who preceded preceded her In death on Oct." 16, 1954. ' ':. ' Survivors ' include two sons, Crawford Thompson and John Thompson, both of Springdale; six daughters, - Mrs. Estelle Stamps and Mrs. Floye Butler, both of Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Okla., Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. v Dixie Elzey, both of Huntsville, and Mrs. Rose Dolph of Tulsa, Okla.; several grandchildren, greatgrandchildren greatgrandchildren aiyj great-great-; great-great-; great-great-; great-great-; great-great-; grandchildreiT" J,-: J,-: J,-: Funeral services were Monday, March 2, in the chapel of Brashears Funeral Home with the Rev. Cecil Garrison officiating. Interment was in the Kingston Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home. Pallbearers Pallbearers were grandsons. '

Family

Susan Angeline King b. 24 Apr 1878, d. 2 Sep 1943
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