I came across your message on the Ancestry.com message board and I too am looking for info on past family members.
I am seeking info about Mathew Stevens Staples of Buckingham Co. Va.He would be my Great-Great Grandfather, his son, Robert Bensel Staples was born in Buckingham Co.and died in Highland Park Mi. in 1957.
I am tring to trace all the branches of my family tree and it keeps branching out farther all the time.
By the way my middle name is William after a grandfather on my mom's side.
If you can help with info or direction I would greatly appreaciate it.
Richard W. Staples