Born: 1818-XX-XX Delaware
Died: 1852-09-09 Sangamon County, Illinois
Stapleford was married and had children in Delaware before moving to Illinois. Stapleford was elected constable for Springfield in August 1839. In 1849, he re-married to Sarah M. Delworth in Fulton County, and they settled in Vermont, Illinois, where Edward was a merchant and owned $1,000 worth of real estate.
Portrait and Biographical Album of Sangamon County, Illinois (Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1891), 272; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 9 August 1839, 2:4; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Fulton County, 12 July 1849, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Fulton County, IL, 95.