Descendants of
Christian Stover

1. Christian1 STOVER

Notes for Christian Stover
(Research):Christian Emmigrated from Alsace-Lorraine and  settled in PA.He is listed on the 1790 Census in Dauphin  County. May have married in PA. Came to the US with brother  Joseph and possibily one other. By late 1790  he is in  Elizabethtown, East Tn. No records aft 1811  

Children of Christian1 Stover were as follows:

   i Jacob2 , born  in IL.  (Research):Moved to White Co. TN by 1812  and died in ILL

 2 ii Daniel2

   iii Christian Jr2 , born 1776 in PA/MD. He married (1)  Margaret WOLF. He married (2)  Jemima WARD.  (Research):Moved to Crawfordsvill, In      by 1850 in  Lawrence Co. MO

 3 iv Samuel2

   v Joseph2 , born 1785.  (Research):Went to MO have some desc their. Most desc are  in TX

   vi Lydia2 , born 1787 in PA. She married  George MILLER, born abt. 1788; deceased 1795.

   vii Simon2 , born 1788; deceased 1795.

Generation 2

2. Daniel2 STOVER (Christian1), born 10 Apr 1775 in PA; d24 May 1849 Carter Co. TN bur Stover Farm Cemetery, Siam Road, Carter Co. TN

md 7 Sep 1794 SW Territory (TN)
md 19 Jul 1840 Carter Co. TN
(2)  Antoinette WILLIAMS b 10 AUg 1810, Va d 7 Jan 1884 Vermillion Co. IN bur Helt's Prairie Cemetery, Vermillion Co. TN d/o Elisha Williams

Notes for Daniel Stover
Daniel and Phoebe had 10 ch

 Children of Daniel2 Stover and Phoebe Ward were as follows:

   i William Lincoln Stover b 23 Jun 1795 SW Territory (TN) d 1864 Carter Co. TN

md 23 Sep 1819 Carter Co. TN Sarah Drake b 1794 SW Territory (TN) d aft 1860 Carter Co. TN d/o Abraham Drake & Eliza?

NOTE: After Mary & Isaac Lincoln only son died they raised William Lincoln Stover as their child.

ii Mary Lincoln Stover b 20 Jan 1797, Carter Co. Tn d 1860 Carter Co. TN

md 3 Feb 1815 Carter Co. TN John Teter Bowers b 27 Jan 1792, SW Territory (TN) d aft 1871, Carter Co. TN s/o Leonard Bowers, SR & Rebecca Nave

iii Jemina b 11 Dec 1798 Carter Co. TN d aft 1860 Carter Co. TN

md 21 Oct 1819 Carter Co. Tn Teter Nave II b 1798 Carter Co Tn d 1860 Carter Co. TN s/o Abraham Nave & Mary Williams

iv Isaac Lincoln Stover b 15 Apr 1801 Carter Co. TN md 21 Feb 1826m Carter Co. TN Deborah Lovelace

v Thurza Stover b 25 Oct 1804 Carter Co. TN d 1847 Switzerland Co. IN

md 13 Jul 1823 Carter Co. TN Eli Nave b 1801 Carter Co. TN s/o Abraham Nave & Mary Williams

vi Susannah Stover b 10 Jul Carter Co. Tn md 18 Feb 1823 Lazarus C. Inman

vii Lavisa Stover b 17 May 1808 Carter Co. TN

md 15 Fef 1827 Carter Co. TN Wilkerson Gifford

viii Solomon Hendrix Stover b 1 Apr 1812 Carter Co. TN d 1887 Carter Co. TN

md 8 Dec 1834 (1) Elizaberh Nave b 1812 Carter Co. TN d 1848 Carter Co. TN
d/o John Nave SR & Elizabeth Carriger sister of Christian Carriger. md 26 Oct 1848 Carter Co. TN Mary Ann Treadway b 1823 TN

 4 ii Daniel3

3. Samuel2 STOVER (Christian1), born 17 Dec 1782 in PA. He married on 3 Aug 1804 in Carter Co, TN, Elizabeth MILLER, born 3 Aug 1804 in Carter Co, TN.

Notes for Samuel Stover
Went to Union Co, IN. He and christian Jr purchased land (Research):Went to Union (Now Wayne) CO IN. He and  Christian Sr purchased land their.

 Children of Samuel2 Stover and Elizabeth Miller were as follows:
   i John3 , born 10 Jul 1805 in TN. He married (1)  Sarha WARKERWorker. He married (2)  Sarah WARJERWorker.
   ii Joseph3 , born 4 Aug 1806 in TN. He married  Lydia RINKER.
   iii Mary3 , born 9 Sep 1807 in TN. She married  Levi DWIGGINS.
   iv Sarah3 , born 12 Jun 1808 in TN. She married  Andrew DUNBAR.
   v Isaac3 , born 12 Jun 1811 in TN. He married  Mary IRWIN.

Generation 3

4. Daniel3 STOVER (Daniel2, Christian1), born 14 Nov 1826; deceased 18 Dec 1864. He married on 27 Apr 1852 in Greeneville, Tn, Mary JOHNSON, daughter of Andrew  and Eliza (McCardle) Johnson.
 Children of Daniel3 Stover and Mary Johnson were as follows:
   i Andrew Johnson4   a gorilla fighter during Civil WAr

Contributed by Abigail Stover


Phoebe Ward was a sister of Levicy Ward that married Christian Carriger in Carter County, Tennessee.
Another sister Mary Ward married Issac Lincoln.
Isaac Lincoln was the great uncle of President Abraham Lincoln.
All the Ward girls were married in Carter County, Tennessee.

Their father was William Ward one of the first men to reach Tennessee Country in the late 1700's.

Daniel and Phoebe had a son named named William Lincoln Stover. William Lincoln Stover married Sarah Drake.

The Drakes married into the Fitzsimmons line in Carter County, and my grandmother that married Maples Leonard Carriger, Sr. was from that line Fitzsimmons line in Carter County.

Maples Leonard Sr. was the Great Grandson of Christian Carriger and Levicy Ward Carriger.

William Lincoln Stover and Sarah Drake had a son named Daniel Stover II.

Daniel Stover II married Mary Johnson, daughter of President Andrew Johnson.

Colonel Daniel Stover II was killed in the Civil War.
He is buried in the Fitzsimmons Cemetery beside my GGGgrandfather William R. Fitzsimmons that married ______ Drake.

I was to this grave site in August.

Daniel Stover II and Mary Johnson Stover lived in the house on the Lincoln Plantation.

Andrew Johnson died in that house while visiting his widowed daughter Mary Johnson Stover.

Andrew Johnson became president upon the assissination of Abraham Lincoln.

Contributed by Linda Carriger Dillow
Linda Carriger Dillow
103 Barbara Drive
Enterprise, Alabama 36330


1820 Lawrence Co. Alabama Census

Elijah Stover's Bounty, 7 Oct 1856, Lawrence Co. Alabama

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