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Abel Stanley (1776 - 1847)

Abel Stanley
Born in Guilford, North Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 13 Dec 1798 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Mill Creek, Indricks, Indiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2011 | Last significant change: 12 Sep 2020
03:41: Jodi (Gordon) Page edited the data for Abel Stanley (1776-1847). [Thank Jodi for this]
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Abel was born 18 Oct 1776 in Guilford, North Carolina[1]. He is the son of William Stanley and Elizabeth Walker. [2]

Abel married Rachel Rayl on 13 Dec 1798[3]


STANLEY, continued.
1798,12,13. Abel, s William & Elizabeth, Guilford Co., m Rachel Rayl.
1801, 3,28. Able & Fam gct Westfield MM.
1813, 5,29. Abel & w, Rachel, & ch, Matthew, Phebe, Anna, Nathan, Hannah, , Elizabeth & Rebecca, rocf Mt
Elizabeth & Rebecca, rocf Mt. Pleasant MM, dated 1813, 1,30.

The family were Quakers and appear a number of time in various volumes of the Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy.

The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN QUAKER GENEALOGY, VOLUME I, NC pg 276, 514/515; New Garden (Guilford County), NC as noted in previous reference

Page 276.
Abel Stanley
Rachel Stanley
Ch: Matthew b. 12-25-1799.
Phebe b. 10-13-1801.
Anna b. 7- 7-1803.
Hannah b. 6-22-1805.
Nathan b. 4- 6-1807.
Elizabeth b. 3-23-1809.
Rebeckah b. 2-17-1811.
Jane b. 1-12-1813.
Sarah b. 6-14-1815.
William b. -----1817.
Naomy b. 8-14-1819.
Mary Rayl b. 4-25-1822.

The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN QUAKER GENEALOGY, VOLUME VII, INDIANA PART SIX pg 169; Mill Creek (Hendricks County), IN referenced previously included the following family information:

STANLEY. Abel b. 10-18-1776, NC, s Wm & Elizabeth (Walker)
d. 8-13-1847, bur Mill Creek Mtg
Rachel (Rayl) b. 4- 8-1777, NC, dt George & Jane
d. 8-13-1847, bur Mill Creek Mtg
Ch: Anna b. 7- 7-1803, NC
Nathan b. 4- 6-1807, NC
Rebekah b. 2-17-1811, NC
Jane b. 1-12-1813, NC
Sarah b. 6-14-1815, NC
William b. 5-19-1817, NC
Naomi H b. 8-14-1819, NC
Mary R b. 4-25-1822, NC


  • New Garden Monthly Meeting [1] pg 516
  • New Garden MM [2] pg 572
  • Janice Hardin, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Janice and others.
  1. William Wade Hinshaw edited by William Heiss, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII, Indiana Part Six (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1969, 1978,1991), pg 169
  2. Entered by Janice Hardin, Dec 21, 2011
  3. William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume I NC (17th-19th Century;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1969, 1978, 1991;), pg 276, 514/515, 568 - Abel STANLEY

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