William Stannard

10 March 1703–
Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of William

When William Stannard was born on 10 March 1703, in Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Stannard, was 27 and his mother, Mercy Wright, was 21. He married Sarah Beardsley on 11 August 1726, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Stannard
1703–
Sarah Beardsley
1713–1738
Marriage: 11 August 1726
Sarah Stannard
1728–
Ruth Stannard
1733–
Diana Stannard
1735–1800
Mercy Stannard
1738–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1726
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Stanhard (Old English Stānheard), composed of the elements stān ‘stone’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Stannard in entry for Beardslee Sarah, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • William in entry for Sarah Stannard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • William in entry for Ruth Stannard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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