Margaret Stanton (Wilson)

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Margaret Stanton (Wilson)

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States
Death: March 1, 1904 (92)
Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Moses Wilson and Jane Wilson
Wife of William Stanton
Mother of Lucy Margaret Stanton; William L. Stanton and Martha J. Stanton
Sister of Mary Ann Pierce (Wilson); Samuel Wilson; David Wilson; Reuben Wilson; Wilmot Wilson and 1 other

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About Margaret Stanton (Wilson)

Margaret Wilson Stanton

Birth: February 12, 1812, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine

Death: March 1, 1904 (92) Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire

Father: Moses Wilson, b. circa 1771, Boston, Suffolk, Mass; d. March 7, 1842, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine

Mother: Jane (Jenny) Somes, b. July 10, 1785, Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine; d. Nov 22, 1887 (102) Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine

Marriage: September 18, 1837, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Spouse: William Stanton, b. 1809, Maine; d. ?


  • Margaret Lucy Stanton, b. Dec 1838, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • William L. Stanton, b. circa 1842, Massachusetts
  • Martha J. Stanton, b. August 1844, Tewksbury, Middlesex, Mass.; d. April 20, 1905, Boston, Mass.

Aug 1850 US Census for Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire lists: Wm Stanton 40, b. Maine, occup: Farmer; Margrett Stanton 36, b. Maine; Children b. in Massachusetts: Margrett L Stanton 11; Wm L Stanton 8; Martha J Stanton 5.

June 1860 US Census for Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire lists: William Stanton, 49, b. Maine, occup: Farmer; Margarett Stanton, 47, b. Maine; William L Stanton, 18, b. Mass, occup: Farm Laborer; Martha J Stanton, 14, b. Mass.

July 1870 US Census for Rockingham, New Hampshire lists: William Stanton, 61y, farmer, b. Maine; Margaret Stanton 67y, wife, b. Maine; Martha J. Stanton, 24y, daughter, b. Massachusetts

June 1880 US Census for Village of Salem Depot, Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire lists: Head - William Stanton, 71, b. Maine, parents b. maine, occupation: Farmer; Wife: Margaret Stanton, 68?, b. Maine, occup: Keeping House; Daughter, Martha J. Stanton, 28?, b. Mass, single, occup: Works in Printing Office.

1900 US Census for Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire lists: Head of house - Margaret Stanton, 88, b. Feb 1812, Maine, Widowed, Father b: Massachusetts, Mother b: Maine, Mother: number of living children: 1; Mother of how many children: 3; Daug - Martha J. Stanton 55, b. Aug 1844, Massachusetts, Widowed, Father b. Maine, Mother b. Maine, mother of how many children: 0.


"United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch - : accessed 14 Jul 2013, Margaret Stanton in entry for William Stanton, .

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Margaret Stanton (Wilson)'s Timeline

February 12, 1812
Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States
December 1838
Age 26
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 29
Massachusetts, United States
August 1844
Age 32
Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
March 1, 1904
Age 92
Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

NH Death Record

Date: March 1 1904

Margaret Stanton, 92 y, widowed, died on Policy Street in Salem NH where she was a resident since 1849. Her previous residence was Maine.

Cause of Death: General debility of old age, duration: several weeks. Contributing cause Paralysis, duration 15 years.

Father: Moses Wilson, birthplace Boston, MA, occupation: farmer

Mother: Jane Somes, birthplace Edgecomb, ME