About John Stanley
John Stanley, brother of Thomas and Timothy, "died in the way to New England," probably in April or May, 1634, leaving three children, the youngest of whom died before March 3, 1634-5; when Thomas Stanley agreed to bring up the son, John, and provide for him, and Timothy took the daughter, Ruth; John, adopted son of Thomas, born Jan., 1624; married (1) December 5, 1645, Sarah, daughter of Thomas Scott, of Hartford; she died June 26, 1661. He settled in Farmington; married (2) April 20,1663, Sarah, daughter of John Fletcher, of Milford. He was deputy, 1659-1696, and fought in the Indian War, 1676; died December 19, 1706.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 260. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books