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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for James S.P. Stafford, who resided in Logan County, West Virginia:
Son of John and Levisa (Spratt) Stafford (record given in sketch of John W. Stafford), was born Jan. 25, 1851, in Logan county, W.Va. On Jan. 18, 1878, he was united in marriage with Margaret E. Spratt, who was born in Tazewell county, Va., on Oct. 11, 1858. The records of the children of Mr. and Mrs. Stafford are as follows: Eva L., born Nov. 30, 1878; Levisa J., born Oct. 4, 1880; Ida Z., born Aug. 5, 1884; Suda E., born Nov. 9, 1886; and Essie P., June 20, 1888. Mrs. Stafford’s parents are John W. and Maria Jane (Peery) Spratt, her father was born Nov. 10, 1815, at Mt. Vernon, O., and now resides in Tazewell county, Va.; her mother was born in Tazewell county May 15, 1820, and died there on Feb. 13, 1875. The marriage of her parents was solemnized April 3, 1843, the Rev. David Young officiating, in Tazewell county, Va.
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 841.