Person:Rebecca Staunton (1)

Rebecca Stanton
  1. Rebecca Stantonabt 1683 - 1775
m. 1710
  1. William Goochabt 1723 - abt 1749
Facts and Events
Name Rebecca Stanton
Married Name Gooch
Gender Female
Birth[1] abt 1683 Hampshire, England
Marriage 1710 London, Middlesex, Englandto Sir William Gooch, 1st Baronet
Death[1] 1775 Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Burial? Williamsburg, Virginia, United StatesBruton Church
  1. 1.0 1.1 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), 1:60, Secondary quality.

    ... Governor Gooch was created a baronet November 4, 1746. His wife was Rebecca, daughter of William Stanton, Esq., of Hampshire, England. He had an only son, William Gooch, who died in Virginia. his wife survived him till 1775,and in her will left a beautiful silver gilt communion service to the college chapel. This memorial of this excellent woman, who was once the first lady of Virginia, is still preserved in Bruton Church in Williamsburg. ...