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.
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).
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