1.ISAAC1 STANLEY was born Abt. 1762 in Goochland, VA, and died in Alexander Townhip, Athens Ohio.He married (2) ELIZABETH BROOKS April 04, 1792 in Goochland, VA.He married (3) FRANCIS NASH October 07, 1792 in Pittsylvania,VA.He married (4) ELIZABETH MARTIN January 15, 1815 in Alexander Township, Athens Co. Ohio. Notes for ISAAC STANLEY: The Stanley family has a long history in Ohio, beginning with the arrival of Isaac Stanley in 1793.He moved to Ohio from Goochland, VAnear Richmond. Isaac acquired land in Alexander Township, Athens County. He cut a road into his property, built a cabin, cleared land and planted crops.He helped build the first parts of Rt. 50, without which it may not have been possible for Ohio University to have begun construction so soon.He then returned to Virgina and brought his family to Ohio: wife, Elizabeth; three sons, John, Archelaus, and Isaac Jr. He later had another son, Hiram and several other children with two other wives Elizabeth Brooks and Francis Nash.He farmed the land until his death in 1815.Isaac's son John served as a soldier in the War of 1812. Isaac Sr.came to Ohio from Goochland, Va. in 1793 on amule andwith one slave. He crossed the Ohio River at Marietta, possibly staying for a short time at Ft. Harmer for protection againsthostile indians.He startedbuying up large tracts of land.Several towns near Athens along the Hocking River may have been named after Isaac such as Stanley Town and Stanleyville, however these are only unsubstantiated rumors. Notes for ELIZABETH MARTIN: Elizabeth Martin lived to be a hundred years old and is buried in the Pleasanton Cemetery, along with Hiram her son by Isaac Stanley Sr. She went blind in her later years. Child of ISAAC STANLEY is:
BETSEY ELIZABETH2 STANLEY.
Children of ISAAC STANLEY and ELIZABETH BROOKS are:
MARY KAY2 STANLEY, m. EBER CARPENTER, October 17, 1833, Athens, OH.
LUZANEY STANLEY, m. GEORGE COOLEY, March 16, 1833.