A Chronology of the Stalnaker Family in America was researched and compiled by Cecil E. Stalnaker and published in 1982.  It was edited by Martin L. Yokum. The book is a wealth of information, starting with the Steinacker coat of arms dating back to 1606 from Quedlinburg, Germany.  The book continues with the early settlers in Virginia and West Virginia.  It describes in detail about Captain Samuel Stalnaker who was known to be living in southwest Virginia in 1746. Captain Stalnaker was a colorful character whose many adventures included, being held captive for almost a year by the Shawnee Indians and serving as a guide In the French and Indian War under Col. Washington.

The book lists thousands of Samuel Stalnaker descendants. The hard bound book is 491 pages and is still available for $45.00 that includes shipping and handling. To purchase a copy of the book, Mail a check for $45.00 to Dan Wilson, Treasurer of the Stalnaker Family Association, to 3075 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, Ohio, 44124

It is the intent of the Stalnaker Family Association to make corrections and republish the book. We'll keep you posted on our progress on the web site and newsletter.

The photographs below from A Chronology of the Stalnaker Family in America.

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