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Nathaniel Stanley (1638 - 1712)

Nathaniel Stanley aka Sandley
Born in Hartford Co., Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Jun 1659 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2010
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Biography

This profile is part of the Stanley Name Study.
Nathaniel Stanley was a Connecticuter.

Nathaniel Stanley, was born about 1636, son of Thomas and Bennett (Tritton) Stanley, a younger son of the earl of Derby, who came from London about 1634, first of Lynn and then was one of the original proprietors of Hartford. In 1659, the family removed to Hadley. [1] [2]

He removed to Hadley with his father, but later returned to Hartford in 1665. [3]

He inherited his father's house and lands in Hartford, as specified in the will of his father Thomas Jan. 19, 1659/60 and that of his mother, Bennett Wilterton/Wolterton's will, dated Nov. 1, 1664. [1]

  • 1665: Townsman at Hadley. [3] [2]
  • 1665/6: Feb. 16: Chosen Townsman in Hartford. [3] [2]
  • 1672/3: Feb. : Constable. [3] [2]
  • 1676: 80: 85: 88: Chosen Townsman again. [3] [2]
  • Served as Ensign of the trainband. [3] [2]
  • 1678-1679: Deputy. [3] [2]
  • 1678: March 31: Nathaniel and Sarah both received as members of the Second Church at Hartford. [2]
  • 1689: Council of Safety. [3] [2]
  • 1690 -1712: Assistant. [3] [2]
  • 1698: First person to legally hold the title of Judge of County Court and Court of Probate. [3]
  • 1698-1702: Continued service as Judge of County Court. [3] [2]
  • 1707: 1708: Council of Safety. [3] [2]
  • Served on the Committee of War for Hartford county. [3] [2]

See also:

  • Connecticut: Minutes of the Court of Assistants, 1669-1711. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013.) Originally published as: Colony of Connecticut, Minutes of the Court of Assistants, 1669-1711, by Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.

He married Sarah Boosey at Harford on June 2, 1659. [1] Sarah was born at Wethersfield on Nov. 12, 1643, the daughter of James and Alice Boosey. [4] [3] [2]

Sarah's father James died about June 22, 1649, leaving part's of his estate to his minor children, including Sarah. On May 15, 1668, Nathaniel Stanley, among others petitioned the court to retain the legal rights of James heirs, now held by her mother Alice Wakely, until after Alice's death. After Alice's 1683 death, Nathaniel and his brother-in-law instituted legal proceedings regarding land claims from James estate. [4]

Nathaniel died on Nov. 14, 1712. (p. 43)[5] [6] [3] [2]

His widow Sarah died on died August 18, 1716, aged seventy-six. [5] [2]

Children

  1. Nathaniel, born Jan. 5, 1664/5 [7]; died April 12, 1665. (p. 304)[6] [2]
  2. Sarah, born Aug. 24, 1669 ; died Nov. 28, 1689. [6][2]
  3. Joseph, born Feb. 20, 167 1 ; died March 18, 1676. [6][2]
  4. Hannah, born Sept. 30, 1674 ; died Oct. 31, 1681. [6][2]
  5. Mary, born Oct. 8, 1677 ; married Nathaniel Hooker December 22, 1698. [6]After his death she married second, John Austin in 1713. [2]
  6. Susanna, born April 13, 1681 ; died Sept. 18, 1683. [6][2]
  7. Nathaniel, born July 9, 1683 ; died August 17, 1755; married Anna Whiting on November 14, 1706. [6] [2]

So, http://www.geni.com/people/Nathaniel-Stanley/6000000002303487011 is showing a Nathaniel Stanley with these dates with a mother's name of Bennet Tritton...and with different siblings. There appears to be two different Nathaniel Stanleys with exactly the same dates!!!.... so who do the dates really belong to? Likely this Nathaniel

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume VI, R-S, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.)
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 The Stanley Families of America : as Descended from John, Timothy, and Thomas Stanley of Hartford, Conn., 1636, compiled by Israel Warren, B. Thruston & Co., Printers, Portland, ME, 1887
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 The Memorial History of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1, edited by James Hammond Trumbull, E. L. Osgood Publisher, Boston, MA, 1886
  4. 4.0 4.1 Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume I, A-B, by by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)
  5. 5.0 5.1 The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 23, NEHGS, Boston, MA, 1869
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 Hartford CT: Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (The Barbour Collection), AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  7. Hadley: Vol. 1: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).

mother's name

angelfire site & geni site showing Bennett Tritton and geni is showing death in 1712...in fact the same death date as Stanley-1056 who seems to be a different Nathaniel Stanley with a different mother's name and different siblings!

Sources

http://www.geni.com/people/Nathaniel-Stanley/6000000002303487011


This person was created on 13 September 2010 through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged.

  • WikiTree profile Stanley-1056 created through the import of Travis Family Tree.ged on Jun 22, 2011 by Roger Travis.
  • Source: S-1938396353 Repository: #R-1938398764 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com.


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Stanley-142 and Stanley-1056 appear to represent the same person because: same
posted on Stanley-1056 (merged) by David Jenkins
EDIT: corrected my first impression.
posted on Stanley-1056 (merged) by Roger Travis Jr.
edited by Roger Travis Jr.

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