|Birthplace:||Cambridge, Kent, England|
|Death:||Died in Hartford, CT, USA|
|Managed by:||Anne Momsen Hailey|
About Elizabeth Stanley (Morris)
The ancient papers of Hartford contain a depostion from seventy-one year old Elizabeth, widow of Timothy Stanley and wife of Andrew Bacon, stating that she had come from Old England to America in 1634 on a ship with "Samuell Greenehill", and at that time, her oldest son, Timothy Stanley, was an infant.
It is believed that she probably married Timothy about 1632 in England. After his death, she married Andrew Bacon around 1661 in Hartford.
- 'Full text of "The St. John genealogy; descendants of Matthias St. John, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1634, of Windsor, Connecticut, 1640, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1643-1645, and Norwalk, Connecticut, 1650"
- 3 MARK ST. JOHN (Matthias 1 ), b. in 1633-4: d. at Norwalk, Aug. 12, 1693, ae. 59; m. (1) before 1655-6, Elizabeth Stanley, b. abt. 1635, the youngest dau. of 'Timothy Stanley (Savage, iv. 165)': m. (2) in Jan., 1690, Dorothy Smith, b. 1636, d. in Farmington, Ct., in 1706, the dau. of Rev. Henry and Dorothy Smith, and widow of Francis Hall and John Blakeman. She m. (4) Deacon Isaac Moore, of Farmington and Norwalk (Savage, i. 195, ii. 333. iv. 115: Goodwin's Notes, 3: Hist, of Stratford, pp. 100-122).
- The will of Elizabeth Bacon, late of Hadley, now of Hartford, Conn., dated Oct. 30, 1671, contains the following: I give to my son Caleb Standly my Houseings and land in Hadly formerly my husband Andrew Bacon's deed, that fell to me by the Death of my son Isaac, I give to son Caleb Standly, to my daughter Elizabeth Sension, the wife of Mark Sension, etc., provided that out of my daughter Elizabeth's part £5, to be paid to my grandchild Sarah Sension, daughter of my daughter Elizabeth (Manwaring Digest, vol. i. 270). Elizabeth m. (1) Timothy Stanley of Hartford, Conn. In the distribution of Timothy's Estate, in 1648, appears a son Caleb, not yet 21 years old, and two elder daughters, not named (Digest, vol. i. 189). The daus. were Abigail, who m. Saml. Cole, and Lois, who m. Thomas Porter, of Farmington, Conn.