One of the oldest pictures of Valton Friends Church. "Uncle Jimmy" Stanley, (1808-1898) who ministered among Friends for forty years, is seated in the buggy.
Picture is from "The Heritage Book" By the Valton Friends Church
History of Sauk County Wisconsin Illustrated 1880
James Stanley, farmer and recorded minister of "The Friends" Church, at Valton; residence, Sec. 22; P.O. Valton; son of James and Agnes Stanley; was born in Surry Co., N.C., Dec. 9, 1808; when about 18 years of age, moved to Randolph Co., Ind.; was married at Springfield, meeting of Friends, Wayne Co., Ind., March 25, 1829, to Jemmima Mills, daughter of Richard and Nancy Mills; Mrs. Stanley was born in Clinton Co., Ohio; they have had six childeren--Elmina (deceased) was the wife of Charles Beson; Nancy, died when 16 years of age; Martha, died when 23 years of age; Huldah, married to William Pickering, living in Clay Co., Iowa; Elkana, married to Catherine Wright, living in Woodland. In 1857, Mr. Stanley and family came to Sauk Co., Wis., settled on Sec. 22, Woodland; have 80 acres of land. Mr. Stanley has been the Recorded Minister of the Valton Branch of the "Ironton Monthly Meeting of Friends" since its organization (June 18, 1873).
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