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Nicholas Stansell (abt. 1756 - 1819)

Nicholas Stansell
Born about in Springfield, Otsego, New York Colonymap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at about age 63 in Newark, Wayne County, New Yorkmap
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1776 Project
Nicholas Stansell served with 1st Regiment, Tryon County Militia, New York Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Nicholas Stansell is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A108666.

Nicholas was born in New York in 1756. He was the son of Elisabetha Schultzin and Wilhelm Stenzel[1]

He married Margaret Fetterly. (aka Featherly)


  1. Wilhelm Stentzel b. 1782[2]

During the Revolutionary War, Nicholas Stansell enlisted in the 1st regiment of Tyron county, New York militia under Col. Samuel Campbell.[3]

He passed away in 1819 and was interred in the Newark Cememtery, Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA.[4]


  1. "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962", database, FamilySearch ( : 21 January 2020), Niclas Stenzel, 1756.
  2. "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962", database, FamilySearch ( : 21 January 2020), Nicolas Stentzel in entry for Wilhelm Stentzel, 1782.
  3. Lineage Book, Vol. 57, by Daughters of the American Revolution (1921), .
  4. Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 17 November 2022), memorial page for Nicholas Stansell (1756–19 Dec 1819), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8002314, citing Newark Cemetery, Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA; Maintained by Nikita Barlow (contributor 46508077) .

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I was about to comment the same about Nicholas being from Springfield, New York. They were survivors of the "Springfield Massacre"
posted by John Ivison
Nicholas was born in Springfield, Otsego County, New York; not Massachusetts.
posted by [deleted]