Dyer Dayton Stanley Sr.

Brief Life History of Dyer Dayton

When Dyer Dayton Stanley Sr. was born on 27 March 1781, in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, John Standley Jr., was 30 and his mother, Mary Fuller, was 28. He married Amy Hawley on 11 November 1802, in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 April 1813, in Middlefield, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Middlefield Center, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Dyer Dayton Stanley Sr.
Amy Hawley
Marriage: 11 November 1802
Dyer Dayton Stanley
Amanda Stanley
Seaman Stanley
Jerusha Stanley
Lucy Ann Stanley

Sources (6)

  • D Standley, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Dyer D. Stanley, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Dyer Dayton Stanley, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Stanley, including those in Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This English name has been established in Ireland since the 13th century where it was Gaelicized as de Stainléigh.

English: possibly also a variant of Stoneley, a habitational name from Stoneley Green in Burland (Cheshire), Stoneleigh (Warwickshire), or Stonely in Kimbolton (Huntingdonshire), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other languages, for example Polish Stanislawski , Greek Anastasiou , and Serbian Stojadinov (patronymic from the personal name Stojadin).

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

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