Henry Stanton (1688 - 1751) MP

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Birthplace: Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Carteret, North Carolina
Occupation: Shipwright
Managed by: Jonathan Hopkins
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About Henry Stanton

Henry was known as a polemical Quaker, given to argument and controversy. In that year of 1721 he bought 1,992 acres of property in Carteret County near Bogue Inlet. He returned to Newport, and in 1724 he moved his wife, Mary Hull Stanton, and their six children to Cartaret County . Their youngest child, Joseph, was an infant not yet one year old. Other Quaker families, among them the Bordens, migrated to Carteret County at the same time. Most of them settled along Newport River.

Henry Stanton settled at Core Creek along Newport River. He was a shipwright, and he had the first shipyard in the new Quaker colony. Between 1724 and 1741 Henry bought 2,527 acres of property, 1500 acres of it from George, 2nd. Some of the land was planted in orchards and vineyards, some of it was farmed. Henry also had turpentine stills and a brickyard. According to one source, he was one of the most active and progressive men of his day.

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-------------------- 1710- Freeman of Newport, RI.

Moved to Carteret County, North Carolina between 1721 and 1724 with wife and family.

1721, April 28- Purchased 1,192 acres near Bogue Inlet, NC.

Over the next 20 years he purchased more than 2,500 acres in the vicinity of Newport and Beaufort, NC. He set up the first shipyard in the colony of North Carolina, with turpentine stills, a brick yard, extensive orchards and vineyards. Referred to as "Captain Henry Stanton" on old land maps of the area.

He with his brother-in-law, William Borden, held the first Quaker meetings in Core Sound, Carteret County, NC.

Half-Siblings: Mary born 1668, Hannah born 1670, Patience born 1672, John, Jr. born 1674, Content born 1675, Robert born 1677, and Benjamin born 1684.

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Henry Stanton's Timeline

1688
May 22, 1688
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1707
May 22, 1707
Age 19
Newport, newport, Rhode Island, United States
1709
1709
Age 20
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1714
September 25, 1714
Age 26
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1719
May 22, 1719
Age 31
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
1744
January 14, 1744
Age 55
Perquimans, North Carolina

Family Data Collection - Individual Records
Name: Lydia Albertson
Spouse: Lydia Albertson
Parents: Nathaniel Albertson, Abigail Nicholson
Birth Place: Perquimans, NC
Birth Date: 20 Nov 1721
Marriage Place: of, Perq, NC
Marriage Date: 14 Jan 1744
Source Citation: Birth year: 1721; Birth city: Perquimans; Birth state: NC.
Source Information:
Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Description:
The Family Data Collection - Individual Records database was created while gathering genealogical data for use in the study of human genetics and disease.

1746
1746
Age 57
1751
1751
Age 62
Carteret, North Carolina