Caleb Stanley, Sr. (1642 - 1718)

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Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (present USA)
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Managed by: Erich Pitkin Schlaikjer
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About Caleb Stanley, Sr.

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HERE LIETH Ye BODY OF CAP't CALEB STANLY ESQ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY THE - 5 A.D. 1713 AGED 76 P S

Burial: Ancient Burying Ground Hartford Hartford County Connecticut, USA

Capt Caleb Stanly Birth: 1642 Cambridge Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA Death: May 5, 1718 Hartford Hartford County Connecticut, USA

~MY STANLEY FAMILY~ Caleb was the son of Timothy Stanley and ELIZABTH (MORRIS) STANLEY BACON, my ancestors. He married three times, his first marriage taking place on March 1, 1665 in Hartford to Hannah Cowles, and a second marriage to Sarah Foster on Sept. 24, 1690. His third and last marriage was to Lydia (Cole) Wilson, widow of John Wilson and daughter of John Cole, on September 14, 1699 in Hartford, Conn.

He became a freeman in 1665, sargent in 1669 and later a captain. He was townsman in 1671-8, 1682-7, 1690; an Assistant in 1691; Assistant to the General Court 1691-1700; commissioner to Albany, with Col. Allyn to negotiate with the Indians; and on the Council of Safety with the Governor & Assistants. His will of March, 1716 names his widow, Lydia.

Children of Capt. Caleb & Hannah (Cowles) Stanley: 1. Daughter Stanley, b. March 6, 1664, died young 2. Hannah (Stanley) Pitkin b. Oct. 13, 1666, m. Roger Pitkin 3. Elizabeth (Stanley) Pitkin b. Oct. 24, 1669 m. William Pitkin 4. Son/Joseph (1672/3-1683) 5. Caleb b. Sept. 6, 1674, m. (1) Hannah Spencer, (2) Abigail Bunce 6. & 7. Twin daughters b. Sept. 12, 1683

Children of Caleb & Sarah Foster: 8. Ann (Stanley) Sheldon b. Jan. 14, 1692, m. Josiah Sheldon 9. Mary b. June 14, 1692, d. Aug. 24, 1698 ae 6 10. Abigail (Stanley) Church b. Feb. 24, 1694-5, m. James Church 11. Ruth (Stanley) Bidwell Palmer b. July 1, 1696, m (1) James Bidwell, (2) ____ Palmer. (Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, p. 568-9)


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Parents:
 Timothy Stanley (1603 - 1648)
 Elizabeth Marche Bacon (1602 - 1678)

Spouses:
 Hannah Cowles Stanly (1645 - 1689)
 Sarah Foster Stanly (1654 - 1698)

Children:
 Hannah Stanley Pitkin (1666 - 1703)*
 Elizabeth Stanley Pitkin (1669 - 1751)*
 Abigail Stanley Church (1695 - 1785)*
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Inscription:

HERE LIETH Ye BODY OF CAP't CALEB STANLY ESQ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY THE - 5 A.D. 1713 AGED 76 P S


Burial: Ancient Burying Ground Hartford Hartford County Connecticut, USA


Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Jul 04, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11291976

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Captain Caleb Stanley Sr.'s Timeline

1642
March 1642
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (present USA)
1666
October 13, 1666
Age 24
Hartford, Conneticut
1669
October 24, 1669
Age 27
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,
1672
March 7, 1672
Age 30
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,
1674
September 6, 1674
Age 32
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,
1690
September 1690
Age 48
1692
June 14, 1692
Age 50
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,
June 14, 1692
Age 50
Branford, New Haven Co, Connecticut,
1695
February 24, 1695
Age 52
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,
1696
July 1, 1696
Age 54
Hartford, Hartford Co, Connecticut,