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Sarah Wadsworth (Stanley)

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, CT
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Constable Thomas Stanley and Benet Tritton
Wife of John Wadsworth, of Farmington
Mother of Sarah Root; Samuel Wadsworth, Lieut; James Wadsworth, Sr.; John Wadsworth; William Wadsworth and 4 others
Sister of Thomas Stanley; Mary Porter (Stanley); Hannah Rosanna Porter; Nathaniel Stanley and Lois Porter (Stanley)
Half sister of Elizabeth St. John; Timothy Stanley; Abigail Cowles (Stanley); Capt. Caleb Stanley and Isaac Stanley

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About Sarah Wadsworth

Sarah Stanley

  • Birth: 1638 Connecticut, USA
  • Death: 1718
  • Father: Thomas Stanley (1607 - 1663)
  • Mother: Bennett (Tritton) Stanley Wolterton (1609 - 1664)

Sarah, daughter of Thomas & Bennet (Tritton) Stanley, was born say 1638. She married by 1657, John, son of WILLIAM WADSWORTH {1632, Cambridge}.

Marriage 1 John WADSWORTH b: ABT 1630 in , , , England Married: ABT 1656 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 2


  1. Sarah WADSWORTH b: 1 NOV 1657 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  2. Samuel WADSWORTH b: 13 JAN 1659 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  3. John WADSWORTH b: 14 APR 1662 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  4. Mary WADSWORTH b: 13 NOV 1665 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  5. William WADSWORTH b: 1671 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  6. Nathaniel WADSWORTH b: 1674 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  7. James WADSWORTH b: 6 JUL 1675 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  8. Nathaniel WADSWORTH b: 1677 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  9. Thomas WADSWORTH b: 1680 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  10. Hezekiah WADSWORTH b: 29 DEC 1682 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT



Thomas Stanley, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 6:461. "Sarah Stanley, b. say 1638; …"

John Wadsworth, in Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977), 707. "Sarah Stanley who died 1718 dau of Thomas Stanley and Benet."

Wadsworth, Sarah, Farmington, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06), 2:445-46. "Probate Records. Vol. IX, 1715 to 1723. Page 304.

Wadsworth, Sarah, Farmington. Will dated 17 March, 1713-14: I, Sarah Wadsworth, doe make this my last will and testament: I give and bequeath all my Old England money, whether silver or gold, unto my 8 children, viz., to Samuel, to John, to William, to Nathaniel, to James, to Thomas, to Hezekiah, and to Sarah Root, to be equally divided between them my sd. 8 children. My will is, my just debts being paid, that my two youngest sons, Thomas and Hezekiah, have their portions made up to them according to my deceased husband's last will. For the remaining part of my estate my will is it be divided into two equal parts, the one of which, that is to say, the one-half of my remaining estate when the said money is divided as aforesd., my just debts paid and my two younger sons have had their portions made up to them as abovesd., I give unto my two youngest sons, Thomas Wadsworth and Hezekiah Wadsworth, which I give to them as a recompense to them for their care of me in my old age, and as for the other equal part of my estate, I give it unto my sons, Samuel Wadsworth, John Wadsworth, William Wadsworth, Nathaniel Wadsworth, James Wadsworth, and to my daughter Sarah Root, to be equally divided between them. My will is that my said daughter Sarah Root shall have all my wearing cloths, both woolen and linnen, over and beside what is abovementioned, not to be accounted as part of the abovesd. gift. I do make my son Samuel Wadsworth sole executor.


Witness: Samuel Hooker, Sen., Joseph X Lancton.

Court Record, Page 89—17 December, 1718: Will proven."

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Sarah Wadsworth's Timeline

Hartford, Hartford, CT
November 1, 1657
Age 19
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
January 1660
Age 22
Hartford, Hartford, CT
April 14, 1662
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford, CT
April 14, 1662
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford, CT
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July 6, 1675
Age 37
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 42
Hartford, Hartford, CT