Person:Benson Stanley (7)

m. 25 Oct 1814
  1. Lewis T STANLEY1815 - 1896
  2. William Lucius STANLEY1816 - 1883
  3. Joshua Martin STANLEY1818 - 1875
  4. David M STANLEYEst 1820 - Bef 1869
  5. Rebecca Ann STANLEY1823 - 1912
  6. Fatima Jane STANLEY1825 - 1912
  7. John Wheeler STANLEY1827 - 1862
  8. Jesse Mercer STANLEY1829 - 1896
  9. Martha E STANLEY1831 - 1893
  10. Benjamin Franklin STANLEY, IIEst 1832 -
  11. Nancy F STANLEY1834 -
  12. Benson STANLEYEst 1847 - 1847
Facts and Events
Name Benson STANLEY
Gender Male
Birth[1] Est 1847 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Death[1] 1847 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama_PROOF: proven Secondary date: 1848 Stanley Home Place Cemetery

per Stanley & Kindred Families, page 188


Was b 2-7-1791 in S.C., d 4-23-1867, Tuscaloosa Co., Ala. He was apprenticed to a merchant to learn merchandising when quite young. He served in the War of 1812 under Capt. John Wilson in Ga. Militia; entered the service on 11-21-1814 and served until 3-8-1815, was honorably discharged at Darien, McIntosh Co., Ga.

In 1959 a small bronze marker was placed at his grave in memory of his service to his country in he War of 19812 by his great grandson, John McQueen Guttery. He was a school teacher and farmer. Benjamin Stanley m 10-25-1814 Nancy Thomas in Jasper Co., Ga., dau of Joshua Thomas and Rebecca (Wheeler) of S.C., Ga., and Ala. Nancy was b 1792 in Ga. death date not known to the compiler, inscription eroded. She was living in 1869. Benjamin, his wife, Nancy and their youngest child, Benson, are buried on the homeplace near Sterling, Tuscaloosa Co., Ala.

Benjamin Stanley came to Ala. late in 1816 to what 188 is now Clark Co., about 1821-22 settled in Tuscaloosa Co. Their children:

A. Lewis T. G. John Wheeler

B. William Lucius H. Jesse Mercer

C. Joshua Martin I. Martha E.

D. David M. J. *Benjamin Jr.

E. Rebecca Ann K. Nancy

F. Fatima L. *Benson

  • Benjamin Jr. d in Tenn., where he was attending school and Benson died young."
  1. 1.0 1.1 , "Stanley Home Place Cemetery," database, Alabama GenWeb, Tuscaloosa County (
    accessed; 13 November 2012; Benson Stanley.
    Stanley Home Place Cemetery
    Stanley Home Place Cemetery is locatedT17 R10 S27 near the Sterling Community.  There are 3 graves here on private property.  Also included below this table is the immediateStanley Family.
    Benjamin Franklin Stanley7 February 1791South Carolina23 April 1867Sterling, Tuscaloosa County,AlabamaWar of 1812 Veteran, 12children
    Nancy ThomasCa.  1792GeorgiaCa. 1869Sterling, Tuscaloosa County,AlabamaParents were Joshua Thomas& Rebecca Wheeler
    Benson StanleyCA. 1847Tuscaloosa County, AlabamaUnknownSterling, Tuscaloosa County,AlabamaDied in infancy _TMPLT:
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