Joel Joseph Stanley

Male27 January 1783–7 April 1866

Brief Life History of Joel Joseph

When Joel Joseph Stanley was born on 27 January 1783, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Stanley, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Hunt, was 24. He married Susannah McKinney on 11 November 1806, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Scott, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 April 1866, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Scott Union Cemetery, Adell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

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Joel Joseph Stanley
Susannah McKinney
Marriage: 11 November 1806
Willis Stanley
Jesse Stanley
Harris Stanley
Riley Stanley
Joel B. Stanley
F Hamilton Stanley
James Stanley

Sources (17)

  • Joel Stanley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joel Stanley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joel Stanly, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1806Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 3

    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.

    1789 · Becomes 12th State

    Age 6

    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.


    Age 25

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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