Thomas Stanton Jr. son of Thomas Stanton Sr.


THOMAS STANTON JR

 
 

 Thomas Stanton Jr. is believed to have been born abt 1707. Thomas married Lettice Bryan, daughter of Richard Bryan.

1728 Sept Thomas Stanton Jr. first appears on a deed with his brother Linn for 1000 acres. "Stanton, Linn and Stanton, Thomas, Jr Spotsylvania Co.1000 Pat 13 pg 367Beginning and extending standing on the side of a hill on the North side of North River Of the Rappidan  River near the mountains. "

 

In the Book Lost Trails and Forgotten People: The Story of Jones Mountain, by Tom Floyd Tom Floyd stated that "Tom Jr. was active in business affairs buying and

selling and helping friends draw up legal documents. Evidence suggests that he was also a worldly man who enjoyed all the pleasures of life”

1735 Oct 10 Oct  Resolved that Thos Stanton, Gent./m be paid 832 pds of tobacco for nursing a bastard child and that the said Child by bound to Thos. Stanton Junr according as the Law direct.

1741 Oct 4 Thomas received from his fathers will: "Item I give to my son Thomas Stanton my still and all materials also the Large Bible."

1742 Thomas Stanton JR was appointed guardian of his sister Mary Stanton 

1745 Jan 11 Thomas Stanton of Culpeper Co to Francis Harvey of same .. Lease of land.. corner to Jeremiah Early on the river.. to the Yellow Banks, a place so called to the patent line. For 21 year from Micklemus next ensuing. Yearly rent on the feast of St Lukes Oct 18, 450 pounds tobacco. (pages 30-32 Culpeper Co Court Records)

 

1745 Mathew Stanton appears as a Witness to a deed , Oct 18,1745 For Linn (Leonard) Stanton: Indenture April 23, 1746 Between Thomas Stanton and Jeremiah Early for 70 Acre, land part of Patent granted Sept. 28 1728 to Thomas and Linn Stanton ( Original grant for 100 acres on Stanton River)

 

1749 Thomas Stanton's twenty one year lease to John Simpson, for less than 100 acres on the river that bore the lessors name. Called for a rent of 450 pounds of tobacco. With the first year of rent free.... Stanton doth agree to find timber for rails and firewood on his land for the use of tenement when all timber is used for the tenement.  The year 1749 from (Culpeper Deed Book A p 12-15, 186-187)

 

1753 Aug 8 page 27-30 Thomas Stanton of Culpeper Co to Charles Pierson of same. Lease of land… at the mouth of the Wolfpen branch. to the road ..on a ridge. in a little valley. head of the lick branch ..on the river side of corner of William Pierson. For 15 years from Nov 15 next ensuing. Rent yearly on the feast of St Luke, 18 Oct, 450 pounds of tobacco (page 27-30)

 

1755 June 18-19 Thomas, eldest son and heir at law to Thomas Stanton, decÆd, and Lettice his wife of Culp. Co. to William Stanton (second son of Thomas Stanton the father) Lease and release for 30 pds,(skipped) as in a patent 28 May 1751,the other (skipped) as in a patent dated 30 May 1726, which tracts were devised by the will of Thomas Stanton, the father, to William Stanton for life only, whereby the reversion in fee of the lands became vested in Thomas Stanton, heir at law. Land Grants, Wits: H. Field, G. Hune Jr./s/ Thos Stanton, Lettice Stanton (Culpeper Co. Deed Bk. Bp. 341-346)

 

24 Jul 1755 Ordered that Honorius Powell be Overseer of the road from Blue Run Down

to Boxing Camp and that he with his own Male Labouring Tiths. & those of John Goodalls, James McKennys, James Berry William Pearce, Thomas Stanton & John Blakeys Clear & keep the said Road in repair. (Orange County Road Orders N.S., p. 142)

 

1757 April 19 Thomas Stanton and Lettice his wife of Brumfield Parish Culpeper Co to Richard Stanton of same. Deed of Gift: for yearly rent of one pepper corn. 279 acres in Brumfield Parish on Stanton River, being part of a tract granted to Leonard and Thomas Stanton by patent for 100 acres bearing date 1728....on the south side of the Stanton River cornor to Jerimah Early (page 528-30)

 

1757 April 19 Thomas Stanton and Lettice his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper Co VA to William Pierce Deed of Gift for yearly rent of one pepper corn. 171 acres in Brumfield Parish… corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson’s line…William Eddins line on the side of mountain…Joseph’s Hams corner in George Hume line.. Part of a Tract granted to Thomas Stanton, Deceased by patent 400 acres 10 June 1737

 

1758 Dec 21 Thomas Stanton, John Simpson and James Rucker did an Inventory of David Harris for 3.11.6

 

1760 Feb 21st Thomas Stanton Sr. of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County to Thomas Stanton, Jr. of same. For 5 pounds current money. 300 acres being part of a tract granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June, 1737, being part of a tract granted to Leonard and Thomas Stanton for 1000 acres by patent 1728...on the north side of Stanton river in a line granted by patent to Leonard and Thomas Stanton...William Kirtley's corner on Rock Hall...Thomas Stanton Wit: Joseph Ham, Seth Ham, William Pierce, Mary Pierce.  21 Feb. 1760. Proved by William Pierce, Joseph Ham and Seth Ham

 

18 Feb 1760 William Pierce and Mary his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Thomas Sampson of same. For 16 pounds current money. 171 acres, being part of a tract of land granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June 1737...corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson's line... by a large rock in William Eddin's line...(Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.  William Pierce Mary Pierce Wit: Thomas Stanton, Sr., Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton Jr., John Benojeman. 21 Feb. 1760. Acknowledged by the parties. (Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.

 

 

1762 Mar, Gerrard Banks of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co., bought 150 acres from Simon Thomison of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper Co.  The price was 25œ and was bounded by property of Thos. Stanton  (now Wm. Stanton's) on the south side of the North River [The North River is possibly the main branch of the Rappahannock but could be at the site in Madison Co.]  Witnesses were George Hume, Frances Hume and [son] Linn Banks. (Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds, vol 3, 1762-1765 [Books D-E], J.F. Dorman, 1979, quoting Book D, p 30-33) 

 

1762 6th September, John Bingeman and Elizabeth ( ) of Broomfield in Culpeper Co. to Thomas Stanton, Jr., of same parish and county, £70, 184 acres patented to John Bingeman, Sr., 20th June, 1753. Livery and seisin. Teste: James Kirtley, Jonathan Cowhard, Thomas Kirtley, Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton, Sr. Delivered: Thomas Madison, February, 1770.

 

1762 6 September, Same to same, £50, 100 acres by patent to John Buchanan, 5th April, 1748, on Wood's River, known by the name of Bufflo Pond. Teste: Jno. Hume, Thos. Stanton, Joseph Ham, Richard Stanton, Simon Tomison. Delivered: Thos. Madison, 1770.

 

1762 Oct 16th October Same to Thomas Stanton, £61, 460 acres by patent to John, 20th June, 1753, on Woods River at Poplar Camp. Teste: Nicholas ( ) Null, Thomas Stanton, Jr.; Richard Stanton, Jno. Hume. Delivered: Thomas Madison, 1770.Page 146.

 

1763 March 19th  Court Minutes Culpeper County Court

Present Nathaniel Pendleton, Gent on the motion Lettice Stanton by her attorney, suggests that her Husband, Thomas Stanton, intends to depart this Colony and carry with him his effects and that he should allow her a separate maintenance although she (    )to live apart from him by his inhumane and trying treatment and notwithstanding he hath allowed her some years past a maintenance but of late refuses to do, and it being further suggested that it appears by the Records of this Court that the said Thomas lives and cohabits in Adultery with one Elizabeth Gerrald ,it is thereupon ordered by the Court hat the Sheriff of this County take into his Custody as may be sufficient to support and maintain the said Lettice, during the time of their separation unless said Thomas Stanton give him Bond and sufficient Security to allow her such maintenance as this Court shall adjudge reasonable and the Sheriff in case of refusal to give Bond and Security as aforesaid do retain the said Effects in his hands until the further Order

1763 May 20, 1763 (page 347 of the old Culpepper Minute Book or fragment) the case of John Tackett v Richard Pric?? came on to be heard, and a jury composed, among others of William Gains, Charles and John Yancey, Richard Shi?? and William Nashgave the plaintiff a verdict, and then came up the case of THOMAS STANTON vs. RICHARD BRYAN.

1763 August 19th Culpeper County Court 19th

Lettice Stanton, Complt. agst. Thomas Stanton Deft. In Chancery On the motion if Defendt. by his Attorney time is given him to answer till next Court.

 

1763-1764  Abstracts Culpeper Co Court Records 1763-1764

Thomas Stanton pgs, 314, 318, 347, 361, 362, 372, 375, 393, 419, 450, 453, 455, 456, 461

Pg 347 vs Richard Bryan ( Judgment for the Plaintiff Stanton)

pg 372 vs Richard Duncanson, garnished wages of Thomas Kirtley ( Stanton had to reimburse )

Pg 450 Deed Thomas Jr to David Vawter

pg 453  ( August 20 1763) vs Henry Souther dismissed

pg 455 Deed Thomas Jr to Elliot Bohannon Jr

pg 456 June 11 Thomas Stanton wit to a Will of  Thomas Rucker

 

pg 461 Deed to Elliot Bohannon

 

1767 28th March, Richard Stanton and Charity ( ) to William Herbert, £105, tract that Thomas Stanton, Sr., purchased from John Bengamon, Sr., to whom it was patented, 20th June, 1753, containing 460 acres on a branch of Woods River at place called Poplar Camp. Teste: Is. Christian, Anthony Bledsoe, W. Ingles, John Hanna, Jacob Lorton ( ), Edmund Vausell, James Hodge, Andrew Miller. Delivered: Thomas Madison

 

It is believed that Thomas Stanton left Virginia and went to NC. Nothing further is known of Thomas and Lettice at this time.

 

1768 17th May, Thomas Stanton, of Orange County, N. C., to Henry Paulin, of Bedford County, Va., £85, on Woods River, 100 acres. Teste: John Pearey, Richard Davis, Nicholas Welch

 

Children of Thomas and Lettice are thought to be:

 

RICHARD STANTON was born ? VA . Richard married Charity?

 

18 Feb 1760 William Pierce and Mary his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Thomas Sampson of same. For 16 pounds current money. 171 acres, being part of a tract of land granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June 1737...corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson's line... by a large rock in William Eddin's line...(Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.  William Pierce Mary Pierce Wit: Thomas Stanton, Sr., Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton Jr., John Benojeman. 21 Feb. 1760. Acknowledged by the parties. (Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.

 

1762 6 September, Same to same, £50, 100 acres by patent to John Buchanan, 5th April, 1748, on Wood's River, known by the name of Buffalo Pond. Teste: Jno. Hume, Thos. Stanton, Joseph Ham, Richard Stanton, Simon Tomison. Delivered: Thos. Madison, 1770

 

1763-1764  Abstracts Culpeper Co Court Records 1763-1764

pg 298 March 19 1763 vs David Vawter ( Continued)

pg 342 May 20 1763 vs David Vawter ( Continued)

Pg 384 July 22 1763 vs David Vawter dismissed

 

1767 28th March, Richard Stanton and Charity ( ) to William Herbert, £105, tract that Thomas Stanton, Sr., purchased from John Bengamon, Sr., to whom it was patented, 20th June, 1753, containing 460 acres on a branch of Woods River at place called Poplar Camp. Teste: Is. Christian, Anthony Bledsoe, W. Ingles, John Hanna, Jacob Lorton ( ), Edmund Vausell, James Hodge, Andrew Miller. Delivered: Thomas Madison

 

1780 Jan 18 "Arthur Campbell assingn of Richard Staunton, who was a non comm. officer in Col. Wm. Bryds Reg entitled to 50 acres of land under proclamation of 1763 Washington Co".   (VA Colonial Militia by Crozier)

 

1782 Washington Co VA James Thompson, assignee of Richard Stanton, assignee of Thomas Howard...400 ac...known by the name of the Turkey Cove between the north side of Powells Mountain and the river hills, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1776...September 17, 1782

 

Richard Stanton Washington Co Capt William Russell Fincastle Co page 230, page 270 Fincastle divided into Kentucky Montgomery  in which Richard Stanton died in Washington Co VA 1783 (1774 Dunmore's War)

 

1782 Stanton, Richard. DATE 1782 SOURCE Will Book 1, 1777-1792 (Reel 15) p. 52. Inv. & Appr. rec. 18 June 1782. p. 90. Accounts dated Apr. 1782 - 20 Nov. 1783. Part of index to Washington County Wills and Administrations (1770 - 1800)

1796 Simon Cockrell vs. John Duncan--O. S. 35; N. S. 12--Bill filed 18th May, 1796. In 1770 William Herbert made a settlement upon waste and unappropriated land on Cubb Creek in Washington County, and occupied it until 1776, when his overseer was killed by the Indians, when Rawley Duncan took possession. Herbert died testate in 1776, which was proved on 3d September, 1776, in Fincastle County, leaving William Herbert as his heir at law, from whom orator purchased. Rawley Duncan obtained a certificate of settlement in 1773. Rawley Duncan died intestate, leaving John Duncan his only son and heir. Townshend Duncan is now in possession. Benjamin Nicholson deposes in Clarke County, Ky., 16th May, 1798, that in 1775 he knew Rawley Duncan to purchase the tract from James Nalle. Peter Hutchinson deposes in Russel (?) County, 30th June, 1798, that about June, 1775, he was frequently in company with Robert Elson, who told him that the land he lived on was Harbard's and that he and some of his relations that lived at the same place were employed to keep stock. In the same year he heard a dispute between Rawley Duncan and John Duncan's widow about the plantation at the ford of Clinch, where they both lived at that time, and understood that Rawley and his brother John were to go halves in the plantation. William Crunk deposes he lived with the Duncans in the same settlement. John Fugate (Fugitt) deposed 30th June, 1798, that James McCarthy told him he sold the land to Richard Stanton, and Stauntom had sold to Harbard.

THOMAS STANTON born ? VA

 

18 Feb 1760 William Pierce and Mary his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Thomas Sampson of same. For 16 pounds current money. 171 acres, being part of a tract of land granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June 1737...corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson's line... by a large rock in William Eddin's line...(Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.  William Pierce Mary Pierce Wit: Thomas Stanton, Sr., Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton Jr., John Benojeman. 21 Feb. 1760. Acknowledged by the parties. (Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.

 

Thomas Stanton served in Capt. Robert Beall's Company of the 13 Regiment which was commanded by Col William

Russell.

 

1782 Nov. 23,:  Petition from Sundry Freeholders & other Inhabitants of Bedford County residing on the South side of Stanton River......find it extremely inconvenient attending their publick business due to bad roads and remote situation from the Court House...... pray for a division of the county to form a new county.....  [Franklin was created by legislative act Oct. 1785]

 

Thomas Stanton's name appears as one of 200+ men in agreement.  It's not at all clear that they actually signed their own names to the petition, but we can be more certain the sheriff or whoever it was in charge of getting names had made the list from those who agreed.

 

1787 Thomas Stanton and Richard Stanton appear on Franklin Co. VA Personal Property Tax List for 1787, District A; and Thomas had 4 horses, 6 cattle; Richard had 1 horse, 3 cattle.

 

JOHN STANTON born ? VA

 

1785 Oct. 27,Petition from sundry Freeholders, inhabitants of Henry County.... in favor of splitting Bedford to form a new county and adding part of Henry to it... John Stanton, John Stanton Jr., Richard Stanton, Charles Matlock's names appear on the list of those in favor.  Note that Henry County was formed from Pittsylvania in 1776, so maybe that's where these Stanton's had lived before or after 1776?  [Franklin was created by legislative act Oct. 1785]

 

NOTE: Some how the Stanton family, and Simon Thomasson who was mentioned in 1762 is connected with the Brooks of Franklin Co GA, Chatham Co NC and Pendleton Co SC.

 

1762 Mar, Gerrard Banks of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co., bought 150 acres from Simon Thomison of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper Co.  The price was 25œ and was bounded by property of Thos. Stanton  (now Wm. Stanton's) on the south side of the North River [The North River is possibly the main branch of the Rappahannock but could be at the site in Madison Co.] Witnesses were George Hume, Frances Hume and [son] Linn Banks. (Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds, Vol 3, 1762-1765 [Books D-E], J. F. Dorman, 1979, quoting Book D, p 30-33)

 

1762 6 September, Same to same, £50, 100 acres by patent to John Buchanan, 5th April, 1748, on Wood's River, known by the name of Buffalo Pond. Teste: Jno. Hume, Thos. Stanton, Joseph Ham, Richard Stanton, Simon Tomison. Delivered: Thos. Madison, 1770

 

In 1812 we find in Franklin County, Ga., a record that shows that "James Brooks of Franklin County, Ga." appointed James Martin his attorney to "recover and receive from William Stanton of SC & County of Pendleton, (to wit) four Negro slaves named as follows, Bill, Jacob, Frank and George, children of a certain Negro woman Slave called Dina given by Simon Thomasson dec'd, when a child to his daughter Margaret Thomasson, whom the said James Brooks afterwards married, which said Negroes I claim as my just rights to me and my heirs forever." that right was held from him by William Stanton. Thomas Stanton was named Ex. of the will of Simon Thomasson in Chatham County, NC. The fact that he does not say he claims the Negroes as the right of his wife, Margaret, is more evidence that she is dead, and that he was claiming the Negroes for himself and his heirs. This record was dated Jan. 13,

1812.

 

We have information that In 1810 William Stanton brother of Thomas was in Edgefield Co SC 1810 and then in Richmond and Columbia Co GA with William was his son Henry as well as Joseph had been in the Richmond Co GA area for both sons had married there: Joseph B Stanton Married Lucy T. Howell on 01 Mar 1810 in Richmond County GA

 

NOTE: Sarah M Stanton was the widow of Benjamin Stanton.. Some how Benjamin ties into this Stanton family, but am not sure how.

 

1850 STANTON SARAH Noxubee Co MS 251

Sarah Stanton 37 F Farmer VA R/E $4000

John C        11 M        MS

Thomas J       7 M        MS

Next door

Catherine Slaughter 64 F  VA

Judith              36 F  VA

Matilda H           23 F  VA

 

1860 STANTON SARAH M Noxubee Co MS 20

Sarah M Stanton     47 F Farmer VA R/E $7000 P/P 60,000

John Stanton        21 M        MS

Thomas Stanton      17 M        MS

Catherine Slaughter 73 F        VA

Judith Slaughter    46 F        VA

M A Petty           15 F        VA

 

WILL OF JOHN C. STANTON. Noxubee Co. Miss. (now in CSA in Warrenton,
Fauquier Co. VA)  date of will  10 Nov. 1862.  Executor: Adopted mother
Sarah M. Stanton, Legateeer: Aunt Sarah M. Stanton, Widow of uncle
Benjamin Stanton; Cousin Thomas T. Stanton, Half-sister Penina I. Knowles.
Mentions property left by brother A. Stanton  Witnesses Samuel Chilton,
Edward Seddings, Christian D. Owens.  Filed for probate 22 Nov. 1866
.

(Mississippi Genealogical Exchange. 976.2 M 690-V22.)

 

WILL OF JAMES S. SLAUGHTER of Noxubee Co. Miss.; date of will 13 Dec.
1861.  I give myself to my country, trusting that God will be my shield in
the hour of danger, and should I fall by the hand of enemy or fall from
disease, he will take my soul to himself."  Executors:  Wife Mary E.
Slaughter, Nephew Stanton S. Field; Legatees: Wife Mary E. Slaughter,
Children Thomas A. Catherine Reg., John Stanton, and Isaac A. Slaughter.
Mentions nephews:  Stanton S. Field and Thomas S. Stanton.  Witnesses:
A.M. Dowling. Wm. McD. Connor, Elisha Dismukes.  Filed for probate 19 Jan
1863. 

 

1870 STANTON SARAH M Noxubee Co MS 82

Sarah M Stanton WF 56 Farmer VA R/E $1680 P/P 2634

Job Hudson      WM 48        GA

Matilda         WF 43        VA

Henry S         WM 16        MS

Robert W        WM 14        MS

John S          WM 11        MS

Catherine       WF  9        MS

Nancy Y         WF  8        MS

 

MARY STANTON born abt 1740 VA. Mary married William Pierce.

 

1757 April 19 Thomas Stanton and Lettice his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper Co VA to William Pierce Deed of Gift for yearly rent of one pepper corn. 171 acres in Brumfield Parish… corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson’s line…William Eddins line on the side of mountain…Joseph’s Hams corner in George Hume line.. Part of a Tract granted to Thomas Stanton, Deceased by patent 400 acres 10 June 1737

 

18 Feb 1760 William Pierce and Mary his wife of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Thomas Sampson of same. For 16 pounds current money. 171 acres, being part of a tract of land granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June 1737...corner to Joseph Ham in John Simpson's line... by a large rock in William Eddin's line...(Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.  William Pierce Mary Pierce Wit: Thomas Stanton, Sr., Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton Jr., John Benojeman. 21 Feb. 1760. Acknowledged by the parties. (Culpeper Co., VA Deeds 2 Pages 258-260.

 

 

SETHA STANTON born VA. Seth married Joseph Ham.
 

1760 Feb 21st Thomas Stanton Sr. of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County to Thomas Stanton, Jr. of same. For 5 pounds current money. 300 acres being part of a tract granted to Thomas Stanton, deceased, for 400 acres by patent 10 June, 1737, being part of a tract granted to Leonard and Thomas Stanton for 1000 acres by patent 1728...on the north side of Stanton river in a line granted by patent to Leonard and Thomas Stanton...William Kirtley's corner on Rock Hall...Thomas Stanton Wit: Joseph Ham, Seth Ham, William Pierce, Mary Pierce.  21 Feb. 1760. Proved by William Pierce, Joseph Ham and Seth Ham

 

 

 

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