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        The Descendants of Jacob Stover


 

First Generation

1.  Jacob Stover, son of Jeremiah Stover and Mary, was born about 1768 in
Botetourt County, Virginia.  He died in 1868 in Cleveland, White County, Georgia about
age 100.  He was buried at Shoals Creek Cemetery in White
County, Georgia.

Jacob married Sarah Wells.  Sarah was born in 1763 in Shenandoah County,
Virginia.  She died in 1856 in Habersham County, Georgia at age 93.  She was
buried at Shoals Creek Cemetery in White County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

      2    M     i.
 Elisha Beauregard Stover was born on 19 May 1811 in North Carolina.  He died on
   16 Apr 1901 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia at age 89.  He was buried  at Mt.
   Pleasant  Church Cemetery in  Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
3     F    ii.  Rebecca Stover.
   
4     M   iii.  Joseph Stover.
   
5     F    iv.  Charity Stover.
   
6    M     v.  Jeremiah Stover.
   
7    M    vi.  Jacob Stover.
   
8    M   vii.  Sidney Stover.
   
9    M  viii.  John Henry Stover.
   
10    F    ix.  Rachel Stover.
   
11    M    x.  Powell Stover.
   
12    F    xi.

 Arty Melissa Stover.



Second Generation

2.  Elisha Beauregard Stover was born on 19 May 1811 in North Carolina.  He died on
16 Apr 1901 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia at age 89.  He was
buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Elisha married Rutha Ralston, daughter of John Tate Ralston and Lettie
Harris, on 28 Aug 1836 in Lumpkin County, Georgia.  Rutha was born in 1813
in South Carolina.  She died on 16 Jun 1897 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia
at age 84.  She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Gilmer
County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

     13    M     i.
 Reverend David J. Stover was born in 11 Jun 1837 in Georgia.  He died 22 Jun 1917
 
    in Whitfield County, Georgia at age 80.  He is buried in Westhill Cemetery in Whitfield
    County, Georgia. 
   
14   M     ii.  John Lumpkin Stover was born on 23 Sep 1838 in Georgia.  He died in 12 Mar 1927 at
   age 87.  He was buried at New Liberty Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia. 
   
   John married Frances E. Mathis, daughter of William Mintor Mathis and Elizabeth Davis. 
   Frances was born in May 1844 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 16 Sep 1923 
   at age 79.  She was buried at New Liberty Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
15    M   iii.  Jacob W. Stover was born in 1840 in Georgia. He died in May 1896 in Gilmer County, Georgia
   at age 56.
   
16    M   iv.  Martin V. Stover was born on 15 Aug 1845 in Georgia.  He died on 7 Oct 1926 in Ellijay,
   Gilmer County, Georgia at age 81.  He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Martin married Alice ________ .  Alice was born in Mar 1857.  She died 7 Feb 1933 in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.  She is buried in New Liberty Baptist Church in Gilmer County,
   Georgia.
   
17    M   v.  Robert Stover was born Sep 1845 in Georgia.  He died on 10 Apr 1889 in Ellijay, Gilmer
   County, Georgia at age 43.  He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
18    M   vi.  William B. Stover was born on 15 Mar 1848 in Georgia.  He died on 10 Dec 1928 in Ellijay,
   Gilmer County, Georgia at age 80.  He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
   William married Martha Stewart on 18 Feb 1872 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Martha
   was born on 1 Jun 1850.  She died on 3 Apr 1902 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age
   52.  She was buried  at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
19    F   vii.  Clarissa Elizabeth Stover was born in 1849 in Georgia.
   
20    F  viii.  Sarah Stover was born in 1849 in Georgia.  She died 7 Oct 1936 in Gilmer County, Georgia
   at age 87.
   
21    M   ix.  Samuel Messer Stover was born on 10 May 1852 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died
   on 9 Nov 1922 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 70.  He was buried at Mt. Pleasant
   Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Samuel married Mary M. Johnston.  Mary was born on 23 May 1857.  She died on 18 Feb
   1951 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 93.  She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church
   Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia
   
22    F     x.  Rachel Stover was born in Oct 1853 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died on 
   16 Dec 1890 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 37.  She was buried at Mt. Pleasant
   Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
23    F    xi.  Rutha Janes Stover was born in Sep 1855 in Georgia.  She died on 7 Oct 1894 in Ellijay,
 

 Gilmer County, Georgia at age 39.  She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in

   Gilmer County, Georgia.

 



Third Generation 

13.
Reverend David J. Stover was born in 11 Jun 1837 in Georgia. 
He died on 22 Jun 1917 in Whitfield County, Georgia.  He is buried at Westhill
Cemetery in Whitfield County, Georgia.

David married Rose Malinda Long, daughter of James R. Long and Julia Cansler,
on 23 Aug 1861 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Rose was born in  Mar 1839 in Union County,
Georgia.  She died 25 Jan 1924 in Whitfield County, Georgia.  She is buried
 at Westhill Cemetery in Whitfield County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

24    M     i.  Elisha B. Stover was born about 1862 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
     25     F    ii.
 Rutha Elizabeth Stover was born on 22 Aug 1864 in Georgia.  She died on 8 Oct 1947 in
   Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 83.   She was buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
26     F    iii.  James R. Stover was born about 1868 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died in
 Lincoln County, Kansas sometime after 1930. 
   
   James married Eliza Woody.  Eliza was born abt 1870.  She died in Lincoln County,
   Kansas sometime after 1930.
   
27     F    iv.  Mary Eula Emeline Stover was born Feb 1872 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died
   14 Dec 1948 in Dekalb County, Georgia at age 76. 
   
   Mary married James Garrett on 21 Dec 1890 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  James was
   born Apr 1869 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 7 Aug 1951 in Cobb County, Georgia
   at age 82.
   
28    M     v.  John B. Stover was born about 1873 in Georgia.  His date of death is unknown.
   
 John married Minnie Bates.  Minnie was born abt 1884.  Her date of death is unknown.
   
29    M    vi.

 Sarah F. Stover was born 21 Feb 1877 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died

   18 Oct 1957 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 80.  She is buried at Tickanetley
   Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Sarah married William Garrett 20 Aug 1898 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  William was born
   21 Oct 1874 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 28 Nov 1950 in Gilmer County, Georgia
   at age 76.  He is buried at Tickanetley Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.



Fourth Generation 

25. 
Rutha Elizabeth Stover was born on 22 Aug 1864 in Georgia.  She died on 8 Oct
1947 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 83.  She was buried at
Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Rutha married
John James Bates, son of John Bates and Elizabeth Allen, on 9
Jan 1888 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  John was born on 27 Nov 1860
in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 19 Jun 1938 in Ellijay,
Gilmer County, Georgia at age 77.  He was buried at Ebenezer Baptist
Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.

 

 

 

 


 

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