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Jonas Stidham, Jr.[1]

Male 1744 - 1811  (66 years)


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  • Name Jonas Stidham  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 11 Oct 1744  Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Oct 1744 
    Gender Male 
    AFN CB6S-GD 
    Residence 1800  Christiana, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Aug 1811  Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Swedes Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1510  default
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2010 

    Father Jonas Benjamin Lucasson Stidham,   b. Abt 1693, Christiana Hnd, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug-Sep 1776, Christiana Hnd, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Helena Eleanor Derickson,   b. Abt 1704, Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 10 May 1727  Old Swedes Church, Christiana Hnd, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F678  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor Derickson 
    Married 25 Mar 1781  Holy Trinity Church, Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ingeborg Sinex,   b. 22 Oct 1762, Wilmington, New Castle Co, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1783  New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • LOCATION: Some websites indicate marriage took place at Holy Trinity Church
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Stidham,   b. May 1785, of New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1811  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Mary Stidham,   b. 5 Dec 1786, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1811  (Age 24 years)
     3. John Stidham,   b. Abt 1788, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1831  (Age ~ 42 years)
     4. Jacob Stidham,   b. Jan 1790, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Susannah Stidham,   b. 3 Jun 1792, Christiana Hnd, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1867, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Ingeborg Stidham,   b. 30 May 1795, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1811  (Age 15 years)
     7. Hannah Stidham,   b. Abt 1797, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Peter Stidham,   b. Abt 1799, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1800 U.S. Census
    1800 U.S. Census
    1800 U.S. Census - Christiana, New Castle, Delaware: Jonas Stedham; Also listed is Jonas Stedham Jr., but relationship to Jonas Stedham is uncertain
    1810 U.S. Census
    1810 U.S. Census
    1810 U.S. Census - Christiana, New Castle, Delaware: Jonas Stedham; Also listed is Josph Stedham of an unknown relationship

    Headstones
    Revolutionary War Plaque [22 Mar 2006]
    Revolutionary War Plaque [22 Mar 2006]
    Revolutionary War Plaque in memory of patriots who served during the Revolution and are buried in Old Swedes Cemetery at Wilmington; Several names of relatives are listed: Lt. Cornelius Stidham, Jonas Stidham, Rev. Joseph Stidham, Lucas Stidham, William Tussey, John Vandever, & Justa Walraven
    Headstone [22 Mar 2006]
    Headstone [22 Mar 2006]
    Headstone of Jonas Stidham Jr at Old Swedes Cemetery at Wilmington, Delaware

  • Notes 
    • MILITARY: It is believed Jonas was a Revolutionary War Patriot. There is a plaque at Old Swedes Cemetery listing various patriots, including "Jonas Stidham."

      WAR: Private in Captain Pierce's Company of the New Castle County Delaware Militia. A regimental return of Captain Robert Pierce's Company in the upper district of Christiana Hundred, New Castle Co., Delaware, Delaware State and Captain Craighead's formerly now joined together as one, dated March 7, 1778 lists Jonas [75] Stidham as private number 80 on the portion of the list, as formerly under Captain Craighead. Cornelius [72] Stidham is listed as Second Lieutenant number 53 on the same list. The occasion of the regimental return was the assumption to command by Colonel Thomas Duff of a number of companies from the first battalion New Castle County Militia. (Delaware Archives, vol 2, pp 753-4. Research by John S. Edinger of Greenville, Delaware)

      NAME: Some websites list name as Joseph or Jonas Stedham/Stidham

  • Sources 
    1. [S389] Timen Stiddem Society, The, ([online] homepages.rootsweb.com/~tstiddem).

    2. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1800 U.S. Census - 000685; 1810 U.S. Census - 000688; Grave Marker - 002858; Revolutionary War Patriot Plaque - 002856

    3. [S490] 1800 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 2nd Census, 1800, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 181 (Reliability: 3).
      Christiana, New Castle, Delaware: "Jonas Stidham," 1 male under 10 yrs (Peter), 3 males 10-25 yrs (John, Jacob, ?), 1 male 45+ yrs (Jonas), 3 females under 10 yrs (Susannah, Ingeborg, Hannah), 2 females 16-25 yrs (Mary?, Eleanor?), 1 female 26-44 yrs (Ingeborg), 1 "other free person, and 1 "slave"; also listed are "Jonas Stidham Jr," "Cornelius Stidham," and "Peter Derickson," all have an unknown relationship to Jonas

    4. [S22] 1810 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 3rd Census, 1810, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 164 (Reliability: 3).
      Christiana, New Castle, Delaware

    5. [S100] Will Record, #K307, P 82 (Reliability: 3).
      Names wife Elenor, sons, Cornelius, John, Jonas Jr., and daughters, Stenah, Ingebor, and Elenor

    6. [S121] Old Swedes Cemetery Records: Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, Genealogical Society of Utah, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 3 Nov 1948), P 53 (Reliability: 3).
      STIDHAM, Jonas, d. Aug 1811, age 67

    7. [S381] Grave Marker, LOT 322 (Reliability: 3).
      Photo by Chad G. Nichols; The marker is no longer legible