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Levi Stanley (b. July 13, 1814, d. April 25, 1891)Levi Stanley (son of Aaron Stanley and Mary (Molly) Cuppy) was born July 13, 1814 in Clermont County, Ohio1301, and died April 25, 1891 in Wayne County, Indiana1301.He married Susannah Butler on January 14, 1836 in Wayne County, Indiana1302, daughter of Samuel Butler and Mary Davenport.
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Randolph County obituaries:Levi Stanley, b. Clermont Co. OH July 13, 1814.His father emigrated to this place (Winchester) from Guilford Co. NC and he grew up here.He m. Susan Butler Jan. 14, 1836, they had 11 children, 2 are deceased.He was a member of the M.E. church for over 55 years. He d. May 1891, ag 76y-9m-12d.He had few living descendants of this early age.
Obit.-Levi Stanley, one of the oldest citizens of Boston township, died Saturday morning at 6:00, of Brights disease.The funeral occurred Tuesday morning at the M.E. church in Boston (Richmond Indiana Week, 4/30/1891)
History of Wayne Co. IN-p. 302-Levi Stanley was born in Clermont, Co. OH in 1814, a son of Aaron and Mary (Cuppy) Stanley.Aaron Stanley was a native of NC.He settled in Ohio after attaining his majority in 1809 or 1810, and in 1818 removed to Union Co. IN.He resided there nearly half a century and subsequently removed to Richmond where he died.He married Mary, daughter of Henry and Sarah Cuppy, and to them were born 13 children--Eliphalet, Levi, Rebecca, Henry, Sarah, Nicholas, Nancy, Joseph, Emily, Jane, Amanda, Melvina, and Mary." ....Our subject was reared on a farm, and received a practical education in the common schools.He was married in 1836 to Susan B. daughter of Samuel and Mary Butler, and in 1837 settled on the farm where he now resides.He at that time purchased 93 acreas of wild land, but has added to it till he now owns 134 acres of well-improved land.Mr. and Mrs. Stanley have had 11 children, 9 of which are living--Francis, Rebecca, Jesse, Isaac, Abraham, Ann Eliza, Emma, Ella, and Elwood.William H. and Mary are deceased.William enlisted in Company A. One hundred and thirty-third Indiana Infantry, in 1864.Mr. and Mrs. Stanley are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church."
Farmer HISTORY OF WAYNE COUNTY - VOL. 2 - Gen - R - 977263 H673 Levi Stanley was born in Clermont County, Ohio, in1814, a son of Aaron and Mary (Cuppy) Stanley, his father a native of North Carolina and his mother of Ohio. His father settled in Ohio after attaining his majority, in 1809 or 1810, and in 1818 removed to Union County, Ind. He resided there nearly half a century, and subsequently removed to Richmond, where he died.. He married Mary, daughter of Henry and Sarah Cuppy, and to them were born thirteen children - Eliphalet, Levi, Rebecca, Henry, Sarah, Nicholas, Nancy, Joseph, Emily, Jane, Amanda, Melvina and Mary. He died Jan. 17, 1866, aged eighty-three years, and his wife in 1849, aged fifty-four years. Our subject's grandparents, Joseph and Catherine Stanley, had eleven children - Elizabeth, Zachariah, Joseph and Jehu (twins), Sarah, Aaron, Nancy, Mary, Eunice, Beulah and Jeremiah. His maternal grandparents, Henry and Sarah Cuppy, settled in Wayne County in 1817 or 1818, where they died about 1833. They had a family of eight children - Daniel, Mary, Rebecca, James, Thomas, John, Abraham and Harrison. Our subject was reared on a farm, and recieved a practical education in the common schools. He was married in 1836 to Susan B., daughter of Samuel and Mary Butler, and in 1837 settled on the farm where he now resides. He at that time purchased ninety-three acres of wild land, but has added to it till he now owns 134 acres of well improved land. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley have had eleven children, nine of whom are living - Francis, Rebecca, Jesse, Isaac, Abraham, Ann Eliza, Emma, Ella and Elwood. William H. and Mary are deceased. William enlisted in Company A, One Hundred and Thirty-third Indiana Infantry, in 1864. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley are members of the Methodist Episcopal church. Mrs. Stanley's parents, Samuel and Mary (Davenport) Butler, were natives of Georgia. They had a family of eight children - Susan, Melinda, Mary, Jesse, Beal, William, Jacob and Rebecca. Her grandparents, Beal and Mary (Carter) Butler, came to Indiana in 1806, and settled in Center Township. They had a family of four children - Samuel, Susana, William and Mary. Mrs. Butler died Aug. 3, 1831, and Mr. Butler subsequently married Jane Osborn. Of their four children, two are living - Chattield and Emeline.
More About Levi Stanley:
Burial: Unknown, Boston Cemetery, Wayne County, IN.1303
Cause of death: Bright's disease.1304
More About Levi Stanley and Susannah Butler:
Marriage: January 14, 1836, Wayne County, Indiana.1305
Children of Levi Stanley and Susannah Butler are:
- +Isaac Newton Stanley, b. May 15, 1848, Boston, Wayne County, Indiana1306, d. July 24, 1905, Randolph County, Indiana1307.