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Phineas Stanton, II

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA
Death: August 25, 1802 (61)
Wyoming, Wyoming Co., NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Phineas Stanton and Elizabeth Chesebrough Stanton
Husband of Zerviah Stanton and Ester Stanton
Father of Daniel Stanton; Phineas Stanton, III; Elizabeth Stanton; Surviah Warner and Marcy Stanton
Brother of Samuel Stanton; Elizabeth Stanton; Zebulon Stanton; Anna Stanton; Lt. Enoch Stanton and 2 others

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About Phineas Stanton, II

DAR RECORD - Phineas Stanton born on 9 - Aug - 1741 at Stonington CT died at Hartland VT on 25 - Aug - 1802 married 2nd wife Esther Gallup on 2 - Apr - 1768 -tcd

Phineas Stanton appears in 1790 Census of Hartland, Windsor County, VT as head of household with two white males over 16; two white males under 16; five white females.

Adjacent are: Daniel Stanton, head of household; one male over 16; one female over 16. James Stanton, head of household; one male over 16; five males under 16; 2 females

Information from Elizabeth Wolcott, nee Stanton: "Phineas Stanton, born August 9, 1741, was the son of Captain Phineas Stanton and Elizabeth (Chesebrough) Stanton, and he marries, January 24, 1765, Loviah [Zurviah] Eldredge. This wife died, leaving one daughter, Loviah [Zurviah]Stanton. Then Phineas Stanton married again, April 24, 1768, Esther Gallop, daughter of Elisha and Mary (Denison) Gallop." Additional information on this family from "A Record, Genealogical, Biographical, Statistical, of Thomas Stanton, of Connecticut, and His Descendants, 1635-1891)," by William A. Stanton, PhD.

Note:  in 1800 census there was a woman in the household of Phineas Stanton, JR and Esther Gallup, aged 26-44 years.

From researcher Tom Payne (descendant of Polly Stanton Thomas), May 2004: From Tom Payne, descendant of Polly Stanton Thomas: DAR # A108739

( From the Estate of Phinehas Stanton, Vol. III at Page 169 of the records of the Hartford District Probate Court in Woodstock, Vermont. The Registrar is Donna G. Pearsons. ) Transcribed by Tom Payne.

“In the Name of God Amen! I, Phinehas Stanton, of Hartland in the County of Windsor, and the State of Vermont, being weak in body but of sound perfect mind and memory, but considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Esther Stanton one third part of all the real estate I own or shall die ceased of in said Hartland or elsewhere during her natural life and then to revert as I shall hereinafter in this Will direct and one-half of all and singular the household furniture, farming utensils and one saddle horse forever and for her own use and disposal. Again, I give and bequeath to my oldest son Eldridge Stanton, in addition to what I have heretofore given him, Ten Dollars to be paid to him out of my personal property in six months from my decease. Again, I give and devise to my two son Phinehas Stanton and Daniel Stanton in fee simple forever, all and singular, the real estate in Hartland or elsewhere I shall die ceased of under encumbrance of their mother’s thirds during her natural life as before expressed in this Will to be equally divided between them and do recommend that if either wishes to dispose of his proportion that he give the other the refusal of purchasing the same – again, I give and bequeath to my daughter Polly Thomas Ten Dollars in addition to what I have heretofore given to her paid to be paid to her in six months after my decease. Again, I give and bequeath to my daughters Esther Stanton, Elizabeth Stanton, Marcy Stanton, Zeviah Stanton and Eunice Stanton, all and singular, the household property and movable estate I shall die seized of which hath not heretofore been bequeathed to their mother, Esther Stanton, to be equally divided among them except so much of the stock on said farm as shall be necessary to pay my just debts. Which I direct to be paid out of the stock on the farm and for the value of the said stock so taken for the debts aforesaid, shall be repaid to the said Esther, Elizabeth, Marcy, Zeviah and Eunice with the interest of the same by my son Phinehas and Daniel when my said shall arrive to the age of 18 years and such of them as shall not be educated or properly schooled _______________________ that they be educated and supported during that time out of the _________________ or the __________________________________ of the farm I shall live on at the time of my decease and that I do appoint and allow my wife, Esther Stanton, sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 3rd day of September, _____________________ 1800. Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Phinehas Stanton to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us, we have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the testator. Methiah Gallup, Amos Crandall(?), Oliver Gallup. State of Vermont, District of Hartford. The Court of Probate holden at that land within and for the said district on the second Saturday of November, being the 12th day of said ___________ in the year of our Lord 1803. Therefore, the above going was presented as the Last Will and Testament of Phinehas Stanton a ____________ of Hartland in said District ________________ of Marcellus in the State of New York of deceased by the executor therein for probate who refuses to execute said Will and came under consideration and Methiah Gallup, one of the subscribing witnesses to the same, appearing made at that the ________________ Phinehas Stanton, the testator, sign and sealed and heard him publish and declare the same his Will and Testament, that he was of sound mind and disposing memory when he did at that _______________ therewith Amos Crandall and Oliver Gallup all signed as witnesses to _________________ at the same time in the presence in the said testator and of each other. Whereupon tis considered that the same and hereby is proved, approved, ratified and confirmed as the Last Will and Testament of said deceased. Attest: Titus Hutchinson, Probate Register.

Last Will and Testament transcribed by Tom Payne* Reference: RootsWeb's WorldConnect - SmartCopy: Jan 9 2017, 19:48:57 UTC

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Phineas Stanton, II's Timeline

August 9, 1741
Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA
May 20, 1780
Age 38
Stonington, CT, USA
Age 43
May 3, 1788
Age 46
Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont, United States
Age 49
August 25, 1802
Age 61
Wyoming, Wyoming Co., NY, USA