Capt. John STANTON

Male 1641 - 1713  (72 years)


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  • Name John STANTON  [1, 2, 3
    • In 1654 he and John Minor, son of Thomas, were selected by the Court of Commissioners to be educated for teachers of the gospel to the Indians. Both young men, however, ultimately left their studies and devoted themselves to other pursuits. he commanded one of the companies that was raised to participate in King Philip's war, and was present at the Narragansett swamp fight, Dec. 19, 1675. Subsequently, he and Capt. George Denison, with their companies, successfully pursued and overpowered the remnants of King Philip's tribe, and brought the war to a close. [1]
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 1641  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Oct 1713  Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried His homestead farm, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I54630  Main Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Thomas STANTON,   b. 30 Jul 1616, Wolverton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1677, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna LORD,   b. 1621, Towcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1688, Anquilla, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1637  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F03894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah THOMPSON,   b. Bef 08 Jun 1645, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1714, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years) 
    Married 1664  Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Theophilus STANTON,   b. 16 Jun 1676, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1705, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ann STANTON,   b. 01 Oct 1673, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 23 Mar 1679 and 1680, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
     3. Dorothy STANTON,   b. 1680, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1699  (Age 19 years)  [Birth]
     4. John STANTON,   b. 22 May 1665, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1755, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     5. Thomas STANTON,   b. Apr 1670, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Joseph STANTON,   b. 22 Jan 1667/8, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1751, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F03360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1641 - Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - His homestead farm, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9214] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connectict, Richard Anson Wheeler.

    2. [S03077] RootsWeb: World Connect - Chesebro' Genealogy @ RootsWeb by Larry Chesebro'.

    3. [S9777] Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts, Nathaniel Goodwin, (New England Historic Genealogical Society).

    4. [S03430] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stonington.