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Nathaniel Stanton

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Birthplace: Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in West Indies
Cause of death: Died at sea in a hurricane
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Stanton and Mary Stanton
Husband of Amy Benjamin
Father of Avery Stanton; Theophilus Stanton; Nathaniel Stanton; Martha Avery and Hannah Baldwin
Brother of Experience Avery; Isaac Stanton; Hannah Stanton; Martha Stanton; Daniel Stanton and 4 others

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About Nathaniel Stanton

He served on the galley "Shark" under his brother, Capt. Theophilus Stanton, in 1776, and on the ship "Oliver Trumbull" in 1779 (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, 594 & Rev. Rolls. 262). The "Shark" was probably captured, as Nathaniel Stanton was made prisoner and was kept two years in Canada. After the war, he was captain of a merchant vessel and, in 1785, was lost at sea in a hurricane in the West Indies.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 268

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Nathaniel Stanton's Timeline

1748
1748
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
1775
September 6, 1775
Age 27
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
1776
1776
Age 28
Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1778
1778
Age 30
Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1780
1780
Age 32
Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1783
August 1783
Age 35
Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1785
1785
Age 37
West Indies
1786
March 11, 1786
Age 37
Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States