Mary Stanton (Clarke) (1641 - 1711) MP

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Birthplace: Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island
Death: Died in Newport, Newport County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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About Mary Stanton (Clarke)

She was the widow of Governor John Cranston.

Siblings: Walter born 1637, Jeremiah, Latham, Weston born 5 April 1648, James born 1649, and Sarah born 1651.

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From findagrave.com:

Birth: Aug 1640, Newport, Newport Co, RI, USA

Death: Apr 7 1711, Newport, Newport Co, RI, USA

Dtr of Capt Jeremiah Clarke & Frances Latham, m Gov John Cranston 1658 until his death 1680, w/him she had 10 children. She m2 Capt John Stanton, by whom she had 1 son, Henry.

Children:

  • 1. James Cranston (1661-1662)
  • 2. Jeremiah Cranston (1663-1678)
  • 3. Mary Cranston (1665-1666)
  • 4. Elizabeth Cranston Honeyman (1671-1736)
  • 5. John Cranston (1675-1751)
  • 6. Henry Stanton (1688-1751)

Spouses:

John Cranston (1625-1680)

John Stanton (1645-1713)

Inscription (Original): Here lyeth interred the body of Mary Stanton alias Cranston who departed this life ye 7th day of April 1711 in ye 70th year of her age. Late wife of Capt John Stanton & was ye only wife of Major John Cranston & ye virtuous & worthy mother of ye family here.

Burial: Common Burial Grd, Newport, Newport Co, RI, USA

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Mary Stanton's Timeline

1641
1641
Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island
1658
June 3, 1658
Age 17
Newport, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island
1659
August 16, 1659
Age 18
Newport, Rhode Island
1661
February 1661
Age 20
1662
1662
Age 21
1663
1663
Age 22
1665
January 27, 1665
Age 24
1668
1668
Age 27
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1670
1670
Age 29
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1671
1671
Age 30
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA