West Virginia Pioneers

John Stanley

Male 1790 - 1881  (90 years)


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  • Name John Stanley 
    Born 9 Mar 1790  Alexander Township, Athens, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1881  [1
    Person ID I6986  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father Isaac Stanley,   b. Abt 1762, Goochland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Athens County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Brooks,   b. 5 Mar 1763, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1786  Goochland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Betsey Forrest,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Jul 1824  Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 

    • MCMR
      John Stanley to Phebe Anderson, 2/15/1831
    Children 
     1. Isaac Stanley,   b. 1 Apr 1830, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jackson J Stanley,   b. Abt 1832, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Stanley,   b. Abt 1834, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F2714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia Ann Grimes,   b. 22 Jun 1814, Rutland Twp, Meigs Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Jul 1838  Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • MCMR:
      John Stanley to Betsey Forrest, 7/8/1824
      Thomas Forrest to Julia Ann Grimes, 6/10/1830
      John Stanley to Julia Forrest, 7/7/1838

      1850 Meigs Co, Scipio Twp, # 443
      John, 56 VA
      July Ann, 37 all the rest born OH
      Isaac 20
      Jackson 18
      Catherine 16
      Rebecca 11
      Mary 9
      Archalaus 8
      William 5
      Analiza 6
      Forrest, Aurilla 19
      Gehiar 17

      1860 Meigs Scipio, # 19-18
      John 68
      Julia A 46
      Mary 19
      Archles 18
      Ann E 16
      William 13
      Augustus 6
      Albert, 6/12
      Bricky, Samantha, 13, OH

      1870 Meigs Scipio # 202-205
      John 78
      Julia A 56
      William 23
      Phelix 15
      Pearce, John 24

      Hardesty's History of Meigs co
      War of 1812
      John Stanley came to Meigs county in its pioneer days, making his home in Scipio township, and becoming the owner of between 600 and 700 acres of farming land. He died at the age of 91 years, having lived in the township over fifty years, and his property was divied among his children. Felix received the homestead farm, which was the first land bought by his father in the county.
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Jane Stanley,   b. Abt 1839, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Stanley,   b. Abt 1841, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Archelaus Stanley,   b. Mar 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ann Eliza Stanley,   b. Abt 1844, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William D Stanley,   b. 1 Dec 1846, Scipio Township, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1923  (Age 76 years)
     6. Felix Augustus Stanley,   b. 15 Feb 1854, Scipio Township, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1906  (Age 52 years)
     7. Albert Stanley,   b. 1859, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F2351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Hardesty's History of Meigs County, OH.

    2. [S415] Rich Bowman rbowman866@aol.com.

    3. [S70] John House.

    4. [S13] Marriage Records, Meigs Co, OH.