When William Oliver Stansell was born on August 1, 1878, in Madison, Arkansas, his father, John, was 26 and his mother, Gemima, was 17. He married Susan Angeline King on August 23, 1897, in Purdy, Arkansas. They had 10 children in 24 years. He died on October 24, 1922, in Marble, Arkansas, at the age of 44, and was buried in Kingston, Arkansas.
August 1, 1878
William Oliver Stansell was living in Madison, Arkansas, when he registered for the World War I draft.
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
In 1880, W.O. Stancell was 1 year old and lived in Kings River, Arkansas with his father, mother, and sister.
1880 United States Federal Census
William ?? Stancel married Susan A. in 1897. They had two children during their marriage. In 1900, he was 21 years old and lived in Wharton Creek, Arkansas with his wife, Susan, son, and daughter.
1900 United States Federal Census
In 1910, W.O. Stansell was 31 years old and lived in Kings River, Arkansas with his wife, S.A., 3 sons, and 2 daughters.
1910 United States Federal Census
In 1920, William O. Stansell was 42 years old and lived in Purdy, Arkansas with his wife, Susan, 2 sons, and 4 daughters.