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John Stanley (1791 - 1874)

John Stanley
Born in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME, USAmap
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Husband of — married 27 Dec 1815 in Penobscot, Penobscot, Hancock, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 9 Dec 2013
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John Stanley; b. 7 Jun 1791 at Sedgwick, Hancock, Maine; m. Polly Allen, daughter of Peter Allen, 26 Nov 1815 at Penobscot, Hancock, Maine; d. 23 Feb 1874 at Brooklin, Hancock, Maine, at age 82.

Find A Grave: Memorial #21488667
Known children of John Stanley and Polly Allen all b. at Sedgwick, Hancock, Maine, were as follows:
  • i. Phebe Stanley; b. 19 Aug 1816.
  • ii. Kenney Stanley; b. 13 Jan 1819.
  • iii. Zebulon P. Stanley; b. 25 Jan 1821.
  • iv. Melinda Stanley; b. 8 Jun 1823; m. Alfred Carter, son of Asa Carter and Hannah Bridges, 7 Jan 1847; d. 10 Jun 1909 at Brooklin, Hancock, Maine, at age 86.
  • v. John Allen Stanley; b. 25 Nov 1825.
  • vi. Stephen B. Stanley; b. 6 Feb 1828.
  • vii. Francis A. Stanley; b. 16 Apr 1830.
  • viii. Benjamin B. Stanley; b. 17 Sep 1832; m. Betsey A. Bridges, daughter of Isaac C. Bridges and Abigail Staples; m. Betsey A. Bridges, daughter of Isaac C. Bridges and Abigail Staples, circa 1854; d. 1867 at Hancock, Maine.
  • ix. Edgar A. Stanley; b. circa 1834; m. Catherine H. Kent 19 Nov 1859 at Bangor, Penobscot, Maine; She was from Brewer.
  • x. Mary E. Stanley; b. 29 Apr 1840; m. Alonzo P. Atherton, son of Benjamin Atherton and Rachael Heath, 9 Aug 1863 at Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine; She was from Brooklin and he was from Tremont; m. Alonzo P. Atherton, son of Benjamin Atherton and Rachael Heath, 9 Aug 1863 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Peter S. Moore, son of Benjamin A Moore and Eliza Stanley, 14 Dec 1879 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; They were both from Tremont; d. 18 Feb 1919 at Sea Wall, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, at age 78; AE 78y 9m 19d; she was buried at Mount Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine.

He appeared on the census 20 Aug 1850 at Brooklin, Hancock, Maine.


"Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), John Standley, 07 Jun 1791; citing SEDGWICK,HANCOCK,MAINE; FHL microfilm 1,002,590.

  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 13 December 2018), memorial page for John Stanley (7 Jun 1791–23 Jan 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21488667, citing Sedgwick Rural Cemetery, Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Nina (contributor 46930159) .


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