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Joseph Stanton, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stonington, New London Co., CT
Death: Died in Stonington, New London Co., CT
Immediate Family:

Son of John Stanton, Sr., Capt. and Hannah Stanton
Husband of Margaret Stanton
Father of Hannah Morgan; Margaret Stanton; Zerviah Mason; Sarah Stanton; Anne Avery and 4 others
Brother of John Stanton, Jr.; Thomas Stanton; Theophilus Stanton; Anne Stanton and Dorothy Stanton

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About Joseph Stanton, Sr.

Joseph was a justice in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island and the following letter, at the time of the publication of the Stanton source in the possession of Dr. George D. Stanton of Stonington, provides so me information of the times:

Addressing Governor Craneston of Newport, Rhode Island:

" WESTERLY August the 28 day 1719

Honnored Sur these with grief com to Inform your Honner that yester day Robert babcock of this town departed this live and it Is to be feared that the caus of his deth came by abuse or hurt that he Reseved: Sur the Jury of Inquest have sat on him and viewed the ontward and Inward part of his body and they find his body brused and his blader broked.

Sur it is susspected that John Ross of westerly Is the man that hath dun the hurt and commited the fact and I am Informed that he is gon out of this town In a bote of Mr. Christopher Champlins bound for newport the bote hath tow masts the man

hath offen bin att newport and Is known there:

Sur I nede not Instruct your Honnor butt hope that If he be at newport you In your wisdom will take Care that the said Ross be seccurred: Sur I humbly pray your advice Consarning the premeses and whather the Evidencers ought to be bound over to Cort before the Ross be Taken: no more att presant but Remain

your most humbil sarvant

JOSEPH STANTON Justice"

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Joseph died without a will and his estate was divided among his thr ee sons and four daughters living at the time. -------------------- Information typed by Ruth B. Porter and taken from selected portions of the "History of the Stanton Family in America".

entered by Virginia Porter Harkness 1/22/2009

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Joseph Stanton, Sr.'s Timeline

1668
January 22, 1668
Stonington, New London Co., CT
1696
July 18, 1696
Age 28
Connecticut
1698
December 15, 1698
Age 30
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1701
October 17, 1701
Age 33
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1704
September 24, 1704
Age 36
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1706
February 22, 1706
Age 38
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1708
August 6, 1708
Age 40
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
1710
July 2, 1710
Age 42
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1712
May 1, 1712
Age 44
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1714
September 29, 1714
Age 46
Stonington, New London, Connecticut