James Howard Stanton

Male 1841 - 1913


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  • Name  James Howard Stanton 
    Born  Sep 1841  Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Sep 1913  Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  28 Sep 1913  Gardnertown Cemetery, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6986  Main
    Last Modified  21 Oct 2014 

    Father  James Stanton,   b. Abt 1810, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1854, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Shay,   b. Abt 1812, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873 
    Married  1828 
    Family ID  F2229  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Melissa A Stanton,   b. 1840, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883 
    Married  7 Oct 1868  Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 7 Oct 1868
      James Stanton married Melissa Stanton in Gardnertown by Rev. V.N. Traver
      Source: Orange County Press published 30 Oct 1868
    Children 
     1. Victoria Stanton,   b. May 1870, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870-1875
     2. Ann Stanton,   b. Apr 1872, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1925-1930
     3. Howard J Stanton,   b. 9 Apr 1875, [probably] Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1947, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F2230  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Caroline Kniffein,   b. Jul 1850, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926 
    Married  19 Nov 1885  Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 19 Nov 1885
      By Rev. F. B. Savage, D. D., James Howard Stanton of Gardnertown to Carrie Lugar, of Newburgh
      Source: Marriage Notices From the Goshen Independent Republican 1884-1903, Page 174
    Children 
    >1. William Walter Stanton,   b. 4 Apr 1887, Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1957, St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  6 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F2231  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1841 - Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1868 - Gardnertown, Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1885 - Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1913 - Newburgh, Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Sep 1913 - Gardnertown Cemetery, Newburgh, Orange County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents

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    1850 Census in Newburgh NY
    1850 James Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    13 Aug 1850
    James Stanton, Age 10, Born [abt 1840] in NY
    Living in Newburgh NY with [father] James (40), [mother] Margaret (38), [brothers?] Richard (21), George (18), [sisters] Martha (17), Catharine (15), Rachel (12) and Mary (10/12)
    Source: 1850 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 18, Lines 16-24, Dwelling 128, Family 133
    1855 Census in Newburgh NY
    1855 Margaret Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    1860 Census in Newburgh NY
    1860 Margaret Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    14 Jul 1860
    James H Stanton, Age 18, Born [abt 1842] in NY, Laborer
    Living in Newburgh NY with mother [mother] Margaret (33), [sisters] Rachel (20) and Mary (10)
    Source: 1860 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 255, Lines 6-9, Dwelling 1517, Family 1866
    1865 Census in Newburgh NY
    1865 Margaret Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    17 Jun 1865
    James Stanton, Age 23, Born [abt 1841] in Orange County NY, Single, Farmer
    Living in Newburgh NY with [mother] Margret (50), [sisters] Rachel B (25) and [sister] Mary (16)
    Source: 1865 NY State Census, Orange/Newburgh/4th Election District, Page 21, Lines 23-26, Dwelling 146, Family 152
    1870 Census in Newburgh NY
    1870 Census in Newburgh NY
    17 Aug 1870
    James H Stanton, Age 28, Born [abt 1842] in NY, Works in Powder Mill, Real estate worth $800
    Living in Newburgh NY with [wife] Melissa (30) and [daughter] Victoria (1/12)
    Source: 1870 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Page 80, Lines 8-10, Dwelling 576, Family 630
    1875 Census in Newburgh NY
    1875 James H Stanton household in Newburgh NY
    1880 Census in Newburgh NY
    1880 Census in Newburgh NY
    15 Jun 1880
    James H Stanton, Age 39, Born [abt 1840] in NY, Married, Works in Powder Mill
    Living in Newburgh NY with wife Malissie[sic] (39), daughter Annie (8) and son Howard (5)
    Source: 1880 US Federal Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Enum Dist 29, Page 13, Lines 33-36, Dwelling 116, Family 123
    1900 Census in Newburgh NY
    1900 Census in Newburgh NY
    16 Jul 1900
    James H Stanton, Age 55, Born Sep 1844 in NY, Married 15 years, Day laborer in Powder Mill
    Living in Newburgh NY with wife Carrie (49), daughter Annie (28), sons Howard (25) and William W (13)
    Source: 1900 US Census, NY/Orange/Newburgh, Enum Dist 46, Page 17A, Lines 1-5, Dwelling 385, Family 389
    1910 Census in Newburgh NY
    1910 Census in Newburgh NY
    1917 William Stanton-Matilda Tompkins marriage in Gardnertown NY
    1917 William Stanton-Matilda Tompkins marriage in Gardnertown NY
    1927 William Walter Stanton SAR Application
    1927 William Walter Stanton SAR Application
    Application for Membership
    to the Board of managers of
    Empire State society
    of the
    Sons of the American Revolution

    I, William Walter Stanton being of the age of 39 years hereby apply for membership in the Society by right of the lineal descent in the following line from George Stanton
    who was born in the town of Newburgh on 23 October 1745
    and died in the town of Newburgh on the 17th day of October 1827
    and who assisted in establishing American Independence.
    I was born in town of Newburgh County of Orange state of New York on the fourth day of April 1887
    1) I am the son of James H Stanton born 1841 died in 1913 and his wife Caroline Kniffin born 1850 died 1926 married 1885
    2) grandson of James Stanton born 1810 died 1853 and his wife Margaret Shay born 1812 died 1873 married 1828
    3) great-grandson of George Stanton born 1745 died 1827 and his wife Elizabeth ? married 1806
    And he the said George Stanton (No. 3) is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence while acting in the capacity of soldier in the 4th Ulster County Regiment.

    Ancestor's Service
    George Stanton was a soldier in the 4th Regiment, Ulster County.
    Source: Sons of the American Revolution, Empire State Society, William Walter Stanton of Newburgh NY Application for Membership, National Number 44726 [44736?], State Number 4641, Pages 2-3, Dated 31 Mar 1927

    Headstones
    Gardnertown Cemetery, Gardnertown NY
    Gardnertown Cemetery, Gardnertown NY
    James H. Stanton, 1841-1913,
    his wife, Melissa A. Stanton, 1840-1883
    his wife, Caroline Kniffein, 1850-1926

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