Robert Lee Stanford MD

9 May 1816–16 April 1887 (Age 70)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Stanford MD was born on 9 May 1816, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jonathan F Stanford, was 41 and his mother, Phoebe Meter, was 38. He married Mary Ann Taylor on 17 May 1839, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 16 April 1887, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rock Springs, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Stanford MD
1816–1887
Mary Ann Taylor
1819–
Marriage: 17 May 1839
Hannah E Stanford
1840–1874
Nancy E Stanford
1845–1874
Sarah E Stanford
1847–1863
Jonathan Franklin Stanford
1848–1882
Samuel Payne Stanford
1853–1943
Robert A Stanford
1854–1924
Joseph Delaney Stanford
1856–1941
Laura J L Stanford
1856–1874
Artha D Stanford
1858–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 May 1839
Washington, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Hannah E Stanford

    Female1840–1874Female

    Nancy E Stanford

    Female1845–1874Female

    Sarah E Stanford

    Female1847–1863Female

    Jonathan Franklin Stanford

    Male1848–1882Male

    Male1853–1943Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 14

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 19

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • R L Stanford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robt L Stanford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert L Stanford in entry for Samuel Paine Stanford, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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