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John Stanley III (1647 - 1729)

John Stanley III
Born in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1679 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticutmap
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John Stanley III was a Connecticuter.


Date: 3rd or 4th Nov 1647 Place: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. [1]


Date: 16 May 1729
Place: Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Published 1889

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. [2]


  1. Esther, b. Sept. 3, 1673, d. young;
  2. John, b. April 9, 1675, d. in infancy;
  3. Samuel, b. June 7, 1677, m. July 15, 1703, Eliza beth Bronson;
  4. Nathaniel, b. Sept. 35, 1679, m. Dec. 3, 1714, Sarah Smith
  5. John, b. Feb. 17, 1683, m. Aug. 1710, Hannah Porter, and (3), Dec. 9,1714, Mary Wright;
  6. Thomas, b. Feb. 1684;
  7. Sarah, b. 1686, m. Daniel Hooker;
  8. Timothy, b. June 6, 1689, m. Dec. 35, 1718, Martha Smith;
  9. Ruth.


  1. White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55, Hartford. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 History of New Britain, with sketches of Farmington and Berlin, Connecticut. 1640-1889. by Camp, David N. (David Nelson), publ 1889

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