Comfort Manchester

3 December 1803–15 November 1896 (Age 93)
Mount Desert, Hancock, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Comfort

When Comfort Manchester was born on 3 December 1803, in Mount Desert, Hancock, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Manchester, was 38 and her mother, Mary Hadlock, was 40. She married Joseph Stanley about 1835, in Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 15 November 1896, in Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Stanley
1795–1873
Comfort Manchester
1803–1896
Marriage: about 1835
Nathan H. Stanley
1823–1887
Elmira Stanley
1826–1910
Phoebe Stanley
1832–1899
Charles E Stanley
1834–1904
Mary H. Stanley
1836–1914
Frances Madella Stanley
1846–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 1

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 27

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in northwestern England, formerly part of Lancashire. This is so called from Mamucio (an ancient British name containing the element mammā ‘breast’, and meaning ‘breastshaped hill’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Comfort Stanley in household of Asa F Smallidge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Comfort Stanley in household of Joseph Stanley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Comfort Stanley in household of Joseph Stanley, "United States Census, 1870"

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