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Thomas Stanley Porter (1683 - 1752)

Captain Thomas Stanley (Stanley) Porter
Born in Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 13 Nov 1707 [location unknown]
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Died in Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticutmap
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Biography

1) Samuel Porter, married (about) 1659, Anna (or Hannah) Stanley, daughter of Thomas Stanley, who came from London, Eng., in 1634, in the ship "Planter," and in 1635 removed to Hartford, Conn., on the first settlement of that place. He removed to Hadley, Mass., in 1659, where he died September 6, 1689. His wife, Anna, died December 18, 1708. [1] Children: Thomas S. Porter, b. April 1, 1683, m. Thankful Babcock, of Coventry, Conn. [2]

2,3) Stanley, (also known as Captain Thomas Stanley Porter) son of Samuel Porter, was born April 1, 1683. He married, November 13, 1707, Thankful Babcock (also written early Bodcock). Thankful was the daughter of Jonathan Babcock and Mary Curtis. She married Thomas Stanley Porter 13 Nov 1707. [3] [4]

They settled at Coventry, Connecticut, where he was the first town clerk. They lived near the South Coventry meeting-house, now called Boyington place. She was a daughter of Jonathan and granddaughter of Robert Babcock, who came from England in 1648. He was a captain in the Indian wars. [3][4]

Children of Stanley Porter and Thankful: [3] [4] [5] [6]

  1. Mercy, born October 10, 1708; married Jeremiah Fitch.
  2. Mary, November 16, 1710; married John Sergeant.
  3. Jonathan, of whom further.
  4. Noah, August 24, 1715; married Irene Thompson.
  5. Thomas, September 16, 1723; married Annie Woodward.
  6. Samuel, August 3, 1725: married Sarah Caulkins.
  7. Sarah, March 25, 1727; married Jonathan Root.
  8. William, October 13, 1728; married Esther Carpenter.
  9. Maria, June 18, 1731: married Aaron Dewey
  10. Bethia, July 29, 1734, married Robert Grandy.
  11. Nathaniel, February 15, 1736.
  12. Elijah, October 12, 1737

4) Coventry, CT: BIRTHS FROM TOWN RECORDS (p. 91)

PORTER. Children of Thomas and Thankfull Porter.

Mercy, b. October lo, 1708.
Mary, b. November 16, 1710.
Jonathan, b. March 20, 1713.
Noah, b. August 24, 1715

Coventry, CT: DEATHS FROM THE TOWN RECORDS (p. 192)

PORTER. Thankful, wife of Thomas Porter, d. June 7, 1736

Capt. Thomas Porter, d. August 7, 1752, in his 69th year [7]


5) Capt Thomas Porter;

Burial: Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, [8]

Birth: Apr. 1, 1683 Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Death: Aug. 7, 1752, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut
Inscription: In Memory of Capt. Thomas Porter who died August Ye 7 day A.D. 1752 in Ye 68 year of his age.


6) Thankful Babcock Porter;

Burial: Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, [9]

Birth: 1686
Death: Jun. 20, 1736, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut
Inscription: In Memory of Mrs. Thankful, wife of Capt. Thomas Porter who died June Ye 20 day A.D. 1736.

Sources

  1. Andrews: Vol 1. Page 4 #5 Stanley
  2. Andrews: Vol 1. Page 5 #52 Stanley Porter married Thankful
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Jordan: Vol 2. Page 410
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Andrews: Vol 1. Page 22-23 #52 Stanley 'Thomas' married Thankful
  5. Jordan: Vol 3. Page 288-9
  6. Clifton William Scott And Mildred Evelyn Bradford Scott Of Ashfield, Mass.: Ancestors, Descendants And New England Heritage, Volume 1 Fred W. Scott
  7. Births, Marriages, Baptisms, and Deaths: FROM THE RECORDS OF THE TOWN AND CHURCHES IN COVENTRY, CONNECTICUT:1711-1844 Copied from the Records BY SUSAN WHITNEY DIMOCK
  8. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 17 November 2019), memorial page for Capt Thomas Stanley Porter (1 Apr 1683–7 Aug 1752), Find A Grave: Memorial #11464894, citing Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jane from MI (contributor 47112797) .
  9. wife Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 17 November 2019), memorial page for Thankful Babcock Porter (1686–20 Jun 1736), Find A Grave: Memorial #11464890, citing Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jane from MI (contributor 47112797) .

Acknowledgements

  • Duplicate WikiTree profile Porter-2763 through the import of Evans-Stanley.ged on May 16, 2012 by Kathie Llewellyn


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