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d.24 Oct 1724 Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
m. abt 1637
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From Savage's Genealogical Dictionary:
ROBERT, s[on]. of the first Thomas his youngest but one, the ch. mem. of 1677, was the youthful soldier, 1676, to wh[o]. the Ind[ian]. capt[ure]. prince Nanunteno made reproachf[ul],. ans[we]r. as Hubbard tells. He d[ied]. 25 Oct. 1724, aged 70, had Robert, b[orn]. 7 Dec. 1689. H[arvard]. C[ollege]. 1712. But other ch[ildren]. bef[ore]. and aft[er]. he had, as he m[arried]. 12 Sept. 1677, Joanna Gardner, and issue were Joann, b[orn]. 5 Jan. 1679; Lucy, 16 Sept. 1681; Ann, 126 Oct. 1684; Mary, 3 Feb. 1687; Thomas 9 Jan. 1693; Lucy, again, 3 May 1696; and Gardner, 27 May 1701.
Daniel Mason, Fergus McDowell, Gershom Palmer, Robert Stanton, and James Dean were elected selectmen in the town of Stonington in 1691, and the representative in the Assembly was Nehemiah Palmer.
Will of Robert Stanton of Stonington yeoman 15 Mar 1721/2 wife Mrs. Joanna Stanton personal estate and dwelling house son in law Capt. Robart Denison (yt married my Eldest Daughter Joanna) my Volunteer Lott [& only sd Lott] lying in Voluntown Daughter Anna Stanton 10s Daughter Mary Denison 20s son Mr. Robart Stanton of Salem £100 Son Thomas Stanton & his male issue all my Lands Daughter Lucy MacDowell £50 Grand-Daughter Abigail Denison son Thomas Stanton executor Signed: Robart Stanton. Wit: Samll Stanton Junr, Samll Ranger, Jno Stogell.
22 Oct 1724 codicil … 15 Nov 1724 then Mr. Samuel Stanton Jun, Mr. Samuel Ranger & John Stogell all of sd Stonington personally appeared