Thomas Stanley
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Thomas Stanley (1794 - 1881)

Thomas Stanley
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 21 Aug 1819 in Wayne, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Henry, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Aug 2018 | Last significant change: 8 Nov 2021
01:20: Diane (LeBlanc) Delbridge added Philip Stanley (1842-1912) as child of Thomas Stanley (1794-1881). [Thank Diane for this]
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Thomas Stanley lived in Virginia.

Thomas was born in 1794. He passed away in 1881.

Born 23 SEP 1794. Virginia. Note: aged 57 in 1850 census, aged 67 in 1860 census, aged 76 in 1870 census, and aged 86 in 1880 census; findagrave record gives birth date as 12 Apr 1794 but no source and there are currently no dates on the tombstone; date calculated from age at death on old tombstone photo is 23 Sep 1794.

Marriage Husband Thomas Stanley. Wife Catherine Rinker. 21 AUG 1819. Wayne County, Indiana. [1]


1820 Wayne County, Indiana. [2]

Thomas Stanley
males: one 26 to 45
females: one 16 to 26

1830 Union County, Indiana. [3]

Thomas Stanly
males: one under 5, one 5 to 10, one 10 to 15, and one 30 to 40
females: one under 5, one 5 to 10, and one 20 to 30

1840 Fall Creek Twp. Henry County, Indiana. [4]

Thomas Stanley
males: one under 5, two 5 to 10, one 10 to 15, one 15 to 20, and one 40 to 50
females: two under 5, two 10 to 15, and one 30 to 40
11 total, 3 in agriculture

1850 Jefferson Twp, Henry County, Indiana. [5]

Thomas Stanley M 57 Virginia farmer $1000
Catharine Stanley F 48 Virginia
George Stanley M 22 Virginia
Elizabeth Stanley F 24 Virginia
Mary Stanley F 21 Virginia
Anderson Stanley M 18 Virginia
Ezikel Stanley M 16 Virginia
Rebecca Stanley F 15 Indiana
William Stanley M 9 Indiana
Cynthiann Stanley F 8 Indiana
Philip Stanley M 7 Indiana

1860 Jefferson Twp, Henry County, Indiana. [6]

Thomas Stanley M 67 Virginia farmer $5500/$1000
Catharine Stanley F 52 Virginia
William Stanley M 21 Indiana
Rebecca Stanley F 22 Indiana
Cyntha Stanley F 20 Indiana
Philip Stanley M 18 Indiana

1870 Jefferson Twp, Henry County, Indiana. [7]

Thomas Stanly M 76 Virginia farmer $3200/$265 cannot read or write
Philip Stanly M 25 Indiana harness maker $150 personal
Elmira Stanly F 20 Ohio
Grant Stanly M 1 Indiana

1880 Jefferson Twp, Henry Co, Indiana. [8]

Phillip Stanley Self M 37 Mar Indiana, VA TN farmer disabled
Almira Stanley Wife F 30 Mar Indiana, MO IN
Grant Stanley Son M 12 Indiana, schl
Nora Stanley Daughter F 9 Indiana, schl
Francis Stanley Daughter F 6 Indiana, schl
Alva Stanley Son M 5 Indiana
Parker Stanley Son M 2 Indiana
Jasper Stanley Son M 1/12 b. May Indiana
Thomas Stanley Father M 86 Wd Virginia

Died 11 MAY 1881. Henry County, Indiana. [9]

Buried Painter Cemetery, Middletown, Henry, Indiana.


  1. Source: #S4 from Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007 at Name Thomas Stanley Event Type Marriage Registration Event Date 21 Aug 1819 Event Place Wayne, Indiana, United States Gender Male Marriage License Date 21 Aug 1819 Spouse's Name Catharine Rinker Spouse's Gender Female Officiator's Name Daniel Fraley Page 24 Number of Images 1
  2. Source: #S9 p. 200
  3. Source: #S9 p. 257
  4. Source: #S9 p. 84
  5. Source: #S9 p. 391, sht 781, taken Oct 10th
  6. Source: #S9 p. 100, taken July 7th, P. O. Sulphur Springs Note: two families from Andrew & Hannah Stanley
  7. Source: #S9 p. 175, taken August 10th, P. O. Ashland
  8. Source: #S9 ed 3, sht 29B, taken June 19th
  9. Source: #S39 tombstone inscription:Thos Stanley Died May 11, 1881 Aged 86yrs, 7mos, 18dys
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 21 July 2020), memorial page for Thomas Stanley (12 Apr 1794–11 May 1881), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47707091, citing Painter Cemetery, Middletown, Henry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Dave Whisner (contributor 47232631) .
  • Source: S4 marriage record
  • Source: S9 census
  • Source: S39 tombstone inscription

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