Researching David & Hannah Stanley/Standley who could be found in the records of Anson/Tryon/Mecklenburg Co, NC as early as 1758. David and his father John Stanley can be found as early as 1751 in Augusta Co VA.
I found a researcher who had John Stanley of Augusta Co VA with sons Jonathan, Sands, David and a daughter Marion who was married to Nathaniel Walker. I haven't been able to confirm this family.
David & Hannah's known children;
Catherine Standley who married Jacob McCarty, son of Daniel & Agnes McCarty of Lincoln Co NC. Jacob died in 1812 in Stewart Co., Tn. This is my husband's line.
David Standlee Jr who was married to Esther Tagert, daughter of John Tagert, first sheriff of Tryon Co NC. John Tagert's son James Tagert married Sarah McCarty, daughter of Jacob McCarty and Catherine Standley. David and Esther's son Abraham Standlee was married to Elizabeth Parchment, daughter of John Parchment.
John Standlee of Logan Co Ky. This includes the family of Oneciphorous Standlee, but there's reason to believe that David Sr may actually be his father, not John.
Abraham Standley. Was in Logan Co tax list in the 1790's. Was in Wilson Co Tn in 1802. We believe his son John David Standley married Matilda Harlan in Davidson Co Tn.
Joseph Standley. Unproven but he was listed in the 1787 tax list for the Cumberland Settlement (Davidson Co Tn) along with David & John.
These families traveled with the Hardins, Kuykendalls, Hamptons and other families that lived along the Catawba River in North Carolina.
We have records from the Illinois Territorial papers to include a deposition from Abraham Standley that explains the family relationship between David Sr, David Jr, John Standley, Abraham Standley, and Jacob McCarty.
Would love to correspond with others researching these lines.