Mary Stanley

about 1759–about 1788 (Age 29)
Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Stanley was born about 1759, in Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, William Moses Stanley Jr., was 39 and her mother, Judith Hanna, was 35. She died about 1788, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 29.

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William Moses Stanley Jr.
Judith Hanna
William Stanley III
Hannar Robert Stanley
Mary Stanley
Ann Stanley
Sarah Mullins
John Stanley
Richard Stanley
Moses Standley
Jane Stanley
Joseph Stanley
Judy Standley
Jessee Stanley

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World Events (5)

Age 16
"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
Age 17
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 21
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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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Sources (3)

  • Will of William Stanley, written 17 August 1784, proved 25 October 1784
  • William Standley and Descendants, by John F. Vallentine, 2013, pp. 1-7: First Generation, William Standley (1720)
  • Descendants of William Stanley by Darrell Stanley - children

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