Joseph Staveley was born in Saundby, Nottinghamshire to parents William Staveley and Elizabeth SLATER. Joseph married Sarah SNOWDEN in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire on May 24, 1743, and had three children, Mary, Eastland and Elizabeth in Swinderby, Lincolnshire prior to living in Fledborough:
|William Staveley||b. May 11, 1749||Fledborough, Nottinghamshire|
|John Staveley||b. February 25, 1750||Fledborough, Nottinghamshire|
|Joseph Staveley||b. January 7, 1753||Fledborough, Nottinghamshire|
|Sarah Staveley||b. January 4, 1754||d. 1754||Fledborough, Nottinghamshire|
Joseph relocated to Newark, and married Millicent HALLAM on May 16, 1785 in Newark Upon Trent.
Joseph and Sarah's son Eastland Staveley married Mary THOMPSON in 1767 in Newton On Trent, Lincolnshire.