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Dr. John William Stalnaker[1]

Male 1831 - 1883  (52 years)


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  • Name John William Stalnaker 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born Aug 17, 1831  Lewisburg, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 11, 1883  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      STALNAKER, JOHN WILLIAM (1831-1883). John William Stalnaker, physician, son of Randolph and Carolyn (Zoll) Stalnaker, was born in Lewisburg, Virginia, in January 1831. He attended Washington University and the medical school of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his M.D. degree in 1855. He practiced medicine in Wytheville, Virginia, and was Smithsonian meteorological observer at Lewisburg from 1858 to 1861. He joined the Confederate Army as assistant surgeon in the Second, Eleventhompiler of the official book of instruction on surgery and first aid, A Manual of Military Surgery (1863), in general use in the Confederate Army. From 1867 to 1870 he was meteorological observer at Snowville, Virginia. He moved to Texas in the early 1870s and was city physician at Austin from 1874 to 1876. He was one of the first members of the American Medical Association in Texas and was the first secretary of the Archaeological Society of Austin when it was founded in October 1876. About 1875 he performed an abdominal paracentesis without sepsis. Stalnaker was married twice, first to Mary Snow of Snowville, Virginia, who died soon after the Civil Warqv and left two children, and second to Mrs. Anna Brigham Cloud Black, named for Asa Brigham.qv Anna Stalnaker was the daughter of John Wurts Cloud, Sr;qv with her Stalnaker had three children. He died on November 11, 1883. (Source: ancestry.com; submitter: Joseph Swallow, Joseph - at - westfiremfg.com.)
      Name was entered originally as Stalmaker.
      Father is Randolph Stalnaker, b. 1808, d. 1885, m. Catherine Erskine Zoll. Grandparents are Adam Stalnaker, Jr. b. 1780, and Naomi Morgan.  Siblings are Sarah, Caroline E., Albert G., Henry, Mary Lewis, and Randolph.
    Person ID I65434  mykindred
    Last Modified May 31, 2019 

    Father Randolph Stalnaker,   b. Jan 17, 1808,   d. Nov 18, 1885  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Catherine Erskine van Zoll,   b. Feb 19, 1810,   d. Jul 05, 1855  (Age 45 years) 
    Family ID F30512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary C. Snow,   b. Mar 13, 1850,   d. circa 1870  (Age 19 years) 
    Married Mar 27, 1867  Wythe county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F54617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Brigham Cloud,   b. Sep 24, 1845, Brazoria, Brazoria county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 10, 1928, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married circa 1872  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Annie R. Stalnaker,   b. circa 1875, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 06, 1881, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     2. Susan Hancock Stalnaker,   b. Oct 1878, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 30, 1949, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +3. Dr. Paul Randolph Stalnaker, M.D.,   b. Oct 23, 1880, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 22, 1964, Houston, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Guy Cloud Stalnaker,   b. Jun 18, 1883, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 25, 1967, Austin, Travis county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F22122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1550] Gedcom - Raschke, Elaine.