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 Little Home Histories, Part 73 -- James Stanton.

by Holloway, Dorothy L.

See previous entry: Little Home Histories, Part 72 -- Eli Stanton Family Anecdotes.

James Stanton was the son of Henry and Clary Patterson Stanton. He was born 24th day of 7th month 1810.

He went from the vicinity of Short creek Monthly Meeting to Stillwater Monthly Meeting on the 19th day of 5th month 1812. He did this with his father and mother and a brother Joseph.

James Stanton appeared before Stillwater Monthly Meeting with Rachel Scholfield on 27th day of 2nd month 1830. James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield were married in Meeting on the 31st day of 3rd month 1830.

The children of James and Rachel Stanton were as follows: Lindley Stanton, Edith Stanton, and Lydda Stanton.

James Stanton's wife, Rachel Scholfield, died 1st day of 9th month 1836. She was at death twenty-five years and twenty eight days of age. She was buried at Stillwater burying grounds.

Between the years of 1840-1850, James Stanton was quite prominent, his name entering the minutes of Stillwater Monthly Meeting quite often during that time. He served on quite a few committees. He made a visit with Benjamin Hoyle to part of the Monthly Meetings of Ohio Yearly Meeting from 12th month 1849 to 6th month 1850.

In early 1843, James Stanton and Charity Bundy appeared before Stillwater Monthly Meeting declaring their intentions of marriage. They were married on the 28th day of 6th month 1843.

James Stanton died on the 20th day of 1st month 1851. He was forty years, five months and twenty seven days of age, when he passed away.

Source: Written by: Dorothy L. Holloway and Harold L. Holloway, Wheeling, W. Va. James Stanton is a great, great, great Uncle of Dorothy Holloway.

See next entry: Little Home Histories, Part 74 -- Wedding Certificate of James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield.

For the table of contents and first entry in this series, please see: Little Home Histories, Part 01 -- Table of Contents and Introduction.

This entry is adapted from Little Home Histories in Our Early Homes, Belmont County, Ohio, which was published in 1942. Its publication was coordinated by Robert D. and Beulah Patten McDonald. This entry has been reedited for inclusion in the Pierian Press Fulltext eBooks database, and is included on the Stratton House Inn Website by special permission. This entry is licensed for use ONLY on this Website. It may be used for educational purposes and personal pleasure under fair-use provisions via this Website. Please note that the Stratton House Inn iteration of this entry does NOT include the subject headings assigned each chapter for use in the Fulltext eBooks database.

CO-AUTHOR: Holloway, Harold L.

DATABASE: Fulltext eBooks: Copyright (c) 2002 The Pierian Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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