John Heinricus Stonecypher1

b. 1725, d. before November 1818
Last Edited=25 Dec 2012
6th great-grandfather of Joseph Michael Flint
Pedigree for Joseph Michael Flint
     John Heinricus Stonecypher was born in 1725 at Eiserfeld, Westphalia, Germany.1

John Heinricus Stonecypher wrote a will on 28 December 1812 at Wikes County, North Carolina.
He bequeathed:
  • to sons Joseph, John, Daniel, Michael and daughter Eve Church 5 schillings each
  • to wife Alcey all personal are real property al long as she lives as a widow
  • At wife Alcey's death real and personal property to be divided equally between son Peter and daughter Mary. Mary to receive the loom harness and slays in addition to her half.2

John Heinricus Stonecypher died before November 1818 at Wilkes County, North Carolina. He probably died shortly before his will was interred for probate in Nov 1818, but in any case after he modified his will on 20 Mar 1814.2,1

Children of John Heinricus Stonecypher


  1. Watson B Dyer, Steinseiffer family, Germany to America : John Stonecypher, Revolutionary soldier, 1756-1855, to Franklin County, Georgia, 1784 : records for descendants in Georgia, for tracing ancestry for Daughters of the Revolution and Sons of the Revolution (Cedartown, Ga: W.B. Dyer, 198?), pg 1; FHL microfilm 1697462 Item 22.
  2. Wilkes County, North Carolina, Record of Wills, 3: 184-185, John Henry Stonecypher, Nov 1818; images database, "North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970", FamilySearch (, path Wikes > Wills, 1811-1821, Vol. 03 > Image 108 : accessed 25 Dec 2011). There seems to have been two orginal filming of these records. The are presented here as Wills, 1811-1821, Vol. 03 and Wills, 1812-1821, Vol. 03. They seem more or less identical. Wills, 1811-1821, Vol. 03 cited here has a clearer image.