Lucretia Stanley

4 April 1760–17 August 1845 (Age 85)
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucretia

When Lucretia Stanley was born on 4 April 1760, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Standley Sr., was 35 and her mother, Lucy Edwards, was 33. She married Timothy Church about 1788, in Arlington, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 August 1845, in White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States.

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Timothy Church
Lucretia Stanley
Marriage: about 1788
Lucy Church

Spouse and Children

about 1788
Arlington, Bennington, Vermont, United States


    Lucy Church


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 21

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leurethe Stanley, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lucretia Stanley Stevens, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Leurethe Stanley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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