Lodowick Stanton (1749 - 1822)

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Birthplace: Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Pittsfield, MA, USA
Occupation: Revolutionary War Office
Managed by: Richard McKay Cryan
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About Lodowick Stanton

Lodowick Stanton was born on 22 May 1749 at Westerly, RI.. He was the son of Col. Joseph Stanton and Mary Champlin. He married Thankful Stanton on 20 August 1772. The Stanton book says he must have had two wives, for tradition among his descendants was his wife's name was Nancy, but John D. Baldwin records him as marrying Thankful, of Stonington, and the records of the Stonington Church also testify that he did.. Lodowick Stanton died after 1822. He was buried at Baptist burying ground, Pittsfield, MA.

Lodowick was an officer in the Colonial Army during the Revolutionary War, and moved to Mass. in 1818 or 1819. He was living in 1822. The family records, silver, etc. belonmging to Lodowick were in the charge of his daughter. Nancy, and were destroyed by fire in New York city in 1836. -------------------- Burial: Baptist Burying Grounds, Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MA, USA Military Service: Revolutionary War Patriot, officer in the Colonial Army

1. Lodowick may have had another wife or Thankful was also called "Nancy" because tradition among his descendants says his wife's name was "Nancy". The Stonington Church records only Thankful Stanton as his wife.

2. His daughter Nancy was in possession of the family records and other valuables, e.g., the silver, that were destroyed in a fire in New York City in 1836.

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Lodowick Stanton's Timeline

1749
May 22, 1749
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
1772
August 20, 1772
Age 23
Stonington, New London, CT
1774
1774
Age 24
Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA
1775
1775
Age 25
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1778
1778
Age 28
Charlestown, Rhode Island, United States
1780
1780
Age 30
Charlestown, Washington Co., RI
1781
January 6, 1781
Age 31
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1784
1784
Age 34
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1787
1787
Age 37
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1790
1790
Age 40
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States