Philena Stanton

Female 1778 - 1850


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  • Name  Philena Stanton 
    Born  1778 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  16 Feb 1850 
    Buried  Abt 19 Feb 1850  Belknap burying ground, Silver Stream avenue, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1353  Main
    Last Modified  8 Nov 2013 

    Father  George Stanton,   b. Bef 1755,   d. Between Jul 1826 and Oct 1827 
    Family ID  F412  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Gidney Wood,   b. 1778,   d. 16 Feb 1876 
    Married  Between 1794-1795 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Wood,   b. 2 Jan 1796,   d. 28 Jan 1889
    Last Modified  10 Nov 2013 
    Family ID  F2702  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Jonathan Belknap, Jr.,   b. 13 Jun 1759,   d. 29 Oct 1814 
    Last Modified  18 Sep 2004 
    Family ID  F413  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 19 Feb 1850 - Belknap burying ground, Silver Stream avenue, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents

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    Marriage Records
    1793 Susannah Philina Stanton-Jonathan Belknap Junr marriage
    6 Jan 1793
    Jonathan Belknap, Junr., & Susannah Philina Stanton.
    Source: Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands, Vols 1-3; The Society, 1884 - Orange County (N.Y.)
    1827 George Stanton Will Probated
    1827 George Stanton Will Probated
    The People of the State of Newyork, by the Grace of God Free and Independent: To all to whom these presents shall come or may concern send Greeting. Know ye that at Goshen in the County of Orange on the thirty first day of October [31 Oct] instant before David H. Tuthill Surrogate of our said County of Orange, the last will and testament of George Stanton late of the town of NewBurgh in the said County or Orange deceased (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) was proved and is not approved and allowed of by us and the said deceased having whilst he lived and at the time of his death goods chattels or credits within this State by means whereof the proving and registering the said will and the granting administration of all and singular the said goods chattels and credits and also the auditing allowing and final discharging the account thereof doth belong to us; the administration of all and singular, the goods chattels & credits of the said deceased and any way concerning his will is granted unto Isaac Wood one of the Executors in the said will named he being, first duly sworn will and faithfully to administer the same and to make and exhibit a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the said goods chattels and credits and also to render a just and true account when thereunto required. In testimony whereof we have caused the seal of Office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed. Witness Daniel H. Tuthill Esquire Surrogate of our said County of Orange the thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven [31 Oct 1827] and of our Independence the fifty second.       Daniel H. Tuthill
                       Surrogate.
          In the name of God Amen. I George Stanton of the Town of NewBurgh in the County of Orange and State of New York being weak in body but of sound mind and memory blessed God do make & publish this my last will and testament In manner and form following. And first I give and bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it me and for my body to the earth from whence it came hopeing[sic] through the death and suffering of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to have a joyful resurrection, and for such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bestow on me I dispose of the same in the following manner and first I order and direct that all my Real estate be equally divided between my daughter Philena Belknap my son Samuel Stanton and Catherine Stanton widow of Richard Stanton deceased
    Source: Orange County NY Surrogate Court, Liber of Wills, Book H, Page 349
    1827 George Stanton Will Probated
    1827 George Stanton Will Probated
    my son Samuel's third part to remain in the hands of my executors for his benefit and they the said executors dispose of it to Samuel as they may think fit and proper for his support and comfort and in case my son Samuel should die before my daughter Philena Belknap, his third part to go to Philena Belknap in case Catherine Stanton should marry again her third part to go to James Stanton son of Catherine Stanton. My personal property to be divided into three equal parts, between my son Samuel my daughter Philena and Isaac Wood and lastly i hereby nominate constitute and appoint my daughter Philena Belknap Executrix and Isaac Wood Executor to this my last will and testament revoking all other wills testaments and Executors by me before made. In witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal this fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six [5 Jul 1826]. Signed sealed published and declared by the said George Stanton for his last will in testament in presence of us and we in the presence of each other.
    Geo. Hedges             George Stanton
    Martha Belknap        G. Stanton             L.S.
    Mary Robinson
    Orange County SS: Be it remembered that on the thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven [31 Oct 1827], personally appeared before me David H. Tuthill Surrogate of the County of Orange George Hedges, who did see George Stanton deceased, sign and seal the written instrument, then shewn unto him (and of which the preceding is a true copy) purporting to be the last will and testament of the said deceased, and did hear him publish and declare the same as and for his last will and testament, and that at the time of the execution thereof he the said deceased was of a sound disposing mind and memory to the best of his the deponents knowledge and beliefs, and that he the deponent together with Martha Belknap and Mary Robinson subscribed their names thereto as witnesses in the presence of the testator and in the presence of each other
    Orange County SS: Be it also remembered that on the thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven [31 Oct 1827] personall[sic] appeared before me the said Surrogate Isaac Wood one of the Executors
    Source: Orange County NY Surrogate Court, Liber of Wills, Book H, Page 350
    1800s Philena Stanton/Gidney Wood/Jonathan Belnap
    1800s Philena Stanton/Gidney Wood/Jonathan Belnap
    ...
      Gidney Wood lived near Willow Hollow. He married Philena Stanton, born in 1778, died Feby. 16th, 1850. Their only child was Capt. Isaac Wood, who was married to Harriet Cropsey by Rev. James Christy, Oct. 10, 1821, at Little Britain, Orange county, N.Y., in presence of Henry Cropsey and Esther Gillespie. He resided on a farm of 196 acres north of the turnpike. He died in Michigan. His widow married Jonathan Belknap, jr., who was born June 13, 1759, and died Oct. 29, 1814.
      Jonathan Belknap, jr., and Philena Wood Belknap are buried in the Belknap burying ground on Silver Stream avenue, near the Newburgh and Cochecton turnpike. In the southwest corner of the same ground are the unmarked graves of Capt. Isaac Wood, Harriett Cropsey Wood and Julia Cropsey.
    ...
    Source: Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands., Issues 7-10, Page 40, 1900 - Orange County (N.Y.)
    1927 George Sears Wood SAR Application
    1927 George Sears Wood SAR Application

  • Notes  Buried:
    • Philena Belknap
      Birth: unknown
      Death: Feb. 16, 1850
      Burial: Belknap Cemetery, Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA
      Notes: Possible wife of Chauncey B Black, MD.
      From a short list of cemetery transcriptions held by the Local History Room of the Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, Orange, New York.
      Source: Find A Grave Memorial# 101790060, Created by: seekerJay, Record added: Dec 05, 2012


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