History from wikipedia:
Stafford County was
organized on July 2, 1879, by John
Birkbeck; Martin Fitzpatrick; James
O'Connor; Elisha, Edward and
F. Williamson; Abraham Lash; H.
Campbell; J. C. Stone; R. M. Blair; Jesse
Vickers; E. D. Crawford; Edwin Hadlock; W.
Nutting; George C. Ardry, and W. R.
Hoole. It was named for Captain Lewis
Stafford, a Civil War soldier in the First
Regiment, and contains the cities of
Radium, St. John, Macksville, Hudson,
Seward and Stafford.