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Joseph Stanley (b. October 21, 1747, d. 1797)Joseph Stanley (son of Thomas Stanley and Elizabeth Crew) was born October 21, 1747 in Cedar Creek MM, Hanover County, Virginia1294, and died 17971295.He married Catherine Hilton on April 30, 1779 in North Carolina ?1296.
Notes for Joseph Stanley:
History of Wayne Co. IN-p. 302-article about Levi Stanley."Our subject's grandparents, Joseph and Catherine Stanley, had 11 children--Elizabeth, Zachariah, Joseph and Jehu (twins), Sarah, Aaron, Nancy, Mary, Eunice, Beulah, and Jeremiah."
Fox-Memoirs of Wayne Co. IN, p. 494.-"The earliest known ancestor of the Stanley family was Thomas Stanley of England.His son , Joseph, was b. about 1760, the youngest in a family of 14 children.He emigrated from England to Guilford County, NC, and there met and married Catherine Hilton, born in MD, from whence she had emigrated to Guilford County, NC.To Joseph and Catherine Stanley were born 11 children of whom Aaron was the sixth.The father, Joseph, lost his life while moving with his family to Ohio, about the year 1810.He was thrown from his horse into the Adkin River and his body was never recovered.He belonged to the Friend's Society and was about 50 years old at the time of his death.His family continued their journey to their home in the west."
More About Joseph Stanley:
Burial: Unknown, Body not recovered.1297
Cause of death: Drowned in Yadkin River.
More About Joseph Stanley and Catherine Hilton:
Marriage: April 30, 1779, North Carolina ?.1298
Children of Joseph Stanley and Catherine Hilton are:
- +Aaron Stanley, b. June 1787, Guilford County, North Carolina1299, d. January 07, 1866, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana1300.