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From: "Nicole Castle" <>
Subject: Re: [KELLAR-L] George Keller/Stoverstown
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 1999 17:56:20 -0800


I checked with the GNIS server, and Staunton and Stover's Town are
relatively close, but not close enough to be confused for each other. I
don't have a real source on her birth location, but I have seen both
locations listed, and I'd say either is a possibility.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Curley and Nancy Dow <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, February 11, 1999 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: [KELLAR-L] George Keller/Stoverstown

>Nicole Castle wrote:
>
>> >ii. Sarah Kellar, born Abt. 2 Oct 1780 in Staunton, Augusta County,
>> >Virginia; died 1828 in western Barbour County, (West) Virginia. She met
>> >Isaac Booth and had two children by him.
>> I have also seen Sarah's birthplace listed as Stovers Town, Shenandoah
>> County, VA. Isaac Booth also was the consort of a Christina Carr, whom
he
>> also did not marry, but listed her in his will, and their children took
the
>> surname Booth.
>
>Nicole,
>
>Thanks for the additional information. In George Keller's pension
>record, he
>states that "his eldest daughter was two days old when he marched from
>Staunton
>to Falmouth under Capt. Rankin and she was born in the first or second
>day of
>October." So, I assumed Sarah was born in Staunton. It's just a guess.
>Was
>Stoverstown close to Staunton? Maybe they did live in Stoverstown, but
>he went
>to Staunton when he started his march. I'd appreciate help in clearing
>this up.
>Thanks for your posting!
>
>Nancy
>
>
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