James Stanton

Male Abt 1810 - 1854


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  • Name  James Stanton 
    Born  Abt 1810  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Sep 1854  Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1356  Main
    Last Modified  1 Dec 2013 

    Father  Richard Stanton,   b. Between 1765-1775,   d. Between Aug 1820 and Apr 1826 
    Mother  Catharine,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F414  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Shay,   b. Abt 1812, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873 
    Married  1828 
    Children 
     1. Richard Stanton,   b. Abt 1829, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Stanton,   b. Abt 1832, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Martha Stanton,   b. Abt 1833, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1855
    >4. Catharine Stanton,   b. Abt 1835, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1900
    >5. Rachel B Stanton,   b. Feb 1838, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Apr 1910
    >6. James Howard Stanton,   b. Sep 1841, Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1913, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Mary E Stanton,   b. Oct 1849, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935
    Last Modified  11 Nov 2013 
    Family ID  F2229  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1810 - New York Link to Google Earth
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    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
    1830 Census in Newburgh NY
    1830 James Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    Jun 1830
    James Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    1 male 0-5 [born 1825-30] [Richard b abt 1829]
    1 male 15-20 [born 1810-15] [???]
    1 male 20-30 [born 1800-10] [James b 1810]
    1 female 15-20 [born 1810-15] [Margaret b abt 1812]
    1 female 40-50 [born 1780-90] [mother Catherine?]
    NOTE: other Stantons (William 20's, Benjamin 40's, Timothy 40's) are enumerated on this page
    Source: 1830 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 71, Line 21
    1840 Census in Newburgh NY
    1840 James Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    Jun 1840
    James Stanton living in Newburgh NY
    1 male 20-30 [1810-1820] [James b 1810]
    2 females 0-5 [1835-1840] [Catharine b abt 1835, Rachel b abt 1838]
    1 female 5-10 [1830-1835] [Martha b abt 1833]
    1 female 20-30 [1810-1820] [Margaret b abt 1812]
    NOTE: a Timothy Stanton and Benjamin Stanton are enumerated on the same page
    NOTE: sons Richard (10-15) and George (5-10) do not appear to be counted in the enumeration
    Source: 1840 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 17, Line 20
    1850 Census in Newburgh NY
    1850 James Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    13 Aug 1850
    James Stanton, Age 40, Born [abt 1810] in NY, Laborer
    Living in Newburgh NY with [wife] Margaret (38), [sons?] Richard (21), George (18), [daughters] Martha (17), Catharine (15), Rachel (12), [son] James (10) and [daughter] Mary (10/12)
    NOTE: a Timothy Stanton (66) and family live nearby (dwelling 130, family 135)
    Source: 1850 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 18, Lines 16-24, Dwelling 128, Family 133
    1927 William Walter Stanton SAR Application
    1927 William Walter Stanton SAR Application
    Application for Membership
    to the Board of managers of
    Empire State society
    of the
    Sons of the American Revolution

    I, William Walter Stanton being of the age of 39 years hereby apply for membership in the Society by right of the lineal descent in the following line from George Stanton
    who was born in the town of Newburgh on 23 October 1745
    and died in the town of Newburgh on the 17th day of October 1827
    and who assisted in establishing American Independence.
    I was born in town of Newburgh County of Orange state of New York on the fourth day of April 1887
    1) I am the son of James H Stanton born 1841 died in 1913 and his wife Caroline Kniffin born 1850 died 1926 married 1885
    2) grandson of James Stanton born 1810 died 1853 and his wife Margaret Shay born 1812 died 1873 married 1828
    3) great-grandson of George Stanton born 1745 died 1827 and his wife Elizabeth ? married 1806
    And he the said George Stanton (No. 3) is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence while acting in the capacity of soldier in the 4th Ulster County Regiment.

    Ancestor's Service
    George Stanton was a soldier in the 4th Regiment, Ulster County.
    Source: Sons of the American Revolution, Empire State Society, William Walter Stanton of Newburgh NY Application for Membership, National Number 44726 [44736?], State Number 4641, Pages 2-3, Dated 31 Mar 1927

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