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Rev. James STANTON


  • Born: 26 Apr 1846, Gwennap, Cornwall 2 3
  • Married: 1866, Liskeard District, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 6 Oct 1931, Platteville, Weld, CO, USA 4
  • Buried: Mizpah Cemetery, Platteville, Weld, CO, USA 4

  Research Notes:

In 1871, Jane Stantan (24) of Gwennap, married, and children Mary E. Stantan (3) of St. Cleer, Samuel J. Stantan (2) of St. Cleer, were staying with Jane's mother Mary Wasley in Chapel Row, St. Cleer.

Shortly after this Census, Jane and her family emigrated to the USA.

In 1880, Jane Stanton (32) of England and husband James Stanton (32) of England, merchant, were living in Precinct 6, Weld, Colorado, USA. Present were children (a) born in England: Mary E. (13), Samuel J. (11), and (b) born in Colorado: Lillie Jane (7), Minnie W. (6), James H. (3)

In 1900, Jane W. Stanton (54) of England, mother of 8 children (5 living), and husband James Stanton (52) of England, farmer, were living in Precinct 6, Weld, Colorado. Present was daughter Hazel R. (11) of Colorado, at school.

In 1910, Jane Stanton (62) of England, widow, was staying with her son Samuel J. Stanton and his family in Platteville, Weld, Colorado.

In 1920, Jane W. Stanton (72) of England, widow, was boarding with the family of Kawshita and Tora Zamosuka in Platteville, Weld, Colorado.

In 1930, Jane W. Stanton (84) of England, widow, was living in Platteville, Weld, Colorado. Present was widowed sister Emily C. Pearn (70) of England.



"Mrs. Jane Wesley Stanton, 85 years old and pioneer of the Platteville district, died Tuesday night at her home in Platteville. Mrs. Stanton had lived in the Platteville community since the fall of 1879.
Mrs. Stanton was born in Plymouth, England [sic] 26 April 1846. She came to the United States in 1872, and after living in New Jersey for one year, came to Silver Plume, where she resided for four years. The family then moved to Fort Lupton where Mrs. Stanton?s husband, James had a general merchandise store for about 18 months. After six months more in Silver Plume, the family moved back to Platteville, Mr. Stanton opening a general merchandise store in the spring of 1880, which he ran until 1893. Mr. Stanton, pastor of the Eaton church for a time, was leader in the building of the Congregational church at Eaton. He died in 1906.
Mrs. Stanton is survived by five children, Mrs. Polife Kerin of Denver, S.J. Stanton of Platteville, J.H. Stanton, Livingston, Montana, Mrs. Lulu M. Cox, Denver, Mrs. Hazel R. Pease, Kiowa. She is survived also by 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was an aunt of Mrs. Charles Kellow of Greeley.
Mrs. Stanton is survived also by two sisters, Mrs. W.H. Crago of Portsmouth, England and Mrs. W. Penrn of British Columbia." 5

   Marriage Information:

Jane married Rev. James STANTON, son of Samuel STANTON and Elizabeth SAUNDERS, in 1866 in Liskeard District, Cornwall 1. (Rev. James STANTON was born on 18 Sep 1847 in St. Cleer, Cornwall 6, christened on 19 Oct 1851 in St. Cleer, Cornwall 7, died on 30 Sep 1906 in Platteville, Weld, CO, USA 8 and was buried in Mizpah Cemetery, Platteville, Weld, CO, USA 8.)

   Marriage Notes:

Secondary sources show a date 11 Oct 1866, which falls within the specified Quarter.


1 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 4th Quarter, vol. 5c, p. 113.

2 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Redruth district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 9, p. 260.

3 Compiler, 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Apr 1846).

4 FindAGrave.

5 Greeley Tribune, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1931, p. 6. (cited in Rootsweb database tyrilla). Jane's place of birth cited in the obituary is incorrect. She was born in Gwennap, Cornwall.

6 Compiler, 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Sep 1847).

7 St. Cleer Parish Register Transcripts, Baptisms, 5PR, p.59, no. 470.

8 FindAGrave.

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