Date: 3rd or 4th Nov 1647 Place: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. 
John Stanley, son of Capt. John and Sarah (Scott) Stanley, was born Nov. 4, 1647, in Hartford. His parents removed to Farmington, Connecticut, where John grew up and married Nov. 18, 1669, Esther Newell. They in Farmington, but left about 1678 with others to settle Mattatuck (Waterbury). He was one of the assignees of the first Indian grant of lands. He helped lay out the lots of the first settlers, and was generally important in town affairs. He was a Capt? of the Waterbury train band, and served as Waterbury's representative to the General Court. He returned to Farmington in 1695, where he was justice of the peace in 1704, and deacon of the church in 1711. He died May 16, 1729. 
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