Sgt. Daniel Stanton (1755 - 1781)

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Birthplace: Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA
Death: Died in Groton, New London Co., CT, USA
Cause of death: Killed at Fort Griswold
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About Sgt. Daniel Stanton

Daniel was unmarried but affianced to a young lady to whom a few days before he had presented a pattern of splendid brocade silk for her wedding dress which he had taken from the prize ship Hannah as a part of his share of her cargo The bodies of these men were taken the next day to the house of their father and laid in the room where they were born They were buried in the old Stanton Burial Place in one grave among their ancestors who distinguished themselves as among the noblest of ante Revolutionary patriots

The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...

By William Wallace Harris  p. 263

Sgt. Daniel Stanton's Timeline

November 14, 1755
Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA
September 6, 1781
Age 25
Groton, New London Co., CT, USA