Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Margaret "Maggie" Stasal, 1857-1938



Maggie Stasal wrote in the Autograph book of her friend, Lizzie A. Dunlap.
Jackson, 22 April 1884
Friend Lizzie,
Our friendship has budded on earth,
May it bloom in heaven.
Your friend,
Maggie Stasal





According to the 1880 census, Margaret “Maggie” Stasal was born about 1858, in California.[1] Skipping forward to 1920 it appears that Margaret Stasal never married. She was still living in Amador County, California on 10 January 1910, with her sister.[2]
Margaret Stasal died, 20 Jun 1938 in Amador County, California.[3] She is buried in the Jackson City Cemetery, Amador County, California.[4]


[1] 1880 US census, Amador County, California, population schedule, Township 1, Enumeration District (ED) #33, 
page 1 (stamped), sheet 1, dwelling #3, family #3, George Stasal household; digital image, Ancestry.com 
(www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Aug 2015); National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm 
#T9, roll #63; citing Family History Library (FHL) film no. 1,254,063.

[2] 1920 US census, Amador County, California, population schedule, Township 1, Enumeration District (ED) #3, 
page 20 (stamped), sheet 7B, dwelling #175, family #175, Rose Stasal household; digital image, Ancestry.com 
(www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Aug 2015); National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm 
#T625, roll #93.

[3] “California Death Index, 1905-1939,” database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Aug 2015), entry for Margaret Stasal, 20 Jun 1938, Amador County; citing original death records, California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Sacramento.
[4] AmadorGold, Inc., AmadorGold, database (http://www.amadorgold.net : accessed 26 Aug  2015), entry  for Margaret Stasal (1857-1938), Records of the Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson City, California; page created by Amador County Archives.