Elkanah Stanley

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 Jemima Mills, daughter of Richard and Nancy Mills; Mrs. Stanley was born in Clinton Co., Ohio; they have had six children--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).

  • Father : James Stanley
  • Mother : Jemima Mills
  • Birth date : April 5, 1839
  • Born at : Indiana
  • Married : Catherin Jane Wright
  • Marriage date : December 18, 1862
  • Married at : Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Death date : March 14, 1925
  • Cause of death : Chronic Interstinal Nephritis
  • Buried at : Valton, Woodland twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Children :
    Alvin Z. Stanley
    Addison Stanley
    Jemima Stanley
    Hulda Stanley
    Ida Alice Stanley
    Dora Elmine Stanley


    Birth-Death certificate.
    Marriage-Sauk Co., Reg. of Deeds, Volume 3, Page 204; marriage index; marriage certificate and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer.
    Death-Sauk Co., Reg. of Deeds, Volume 16, Page 3; death index; death certificate.
    Buried-Death certificate and Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Volume 5, page 128.
    Fathers Bio.-History of Sauk County Wisconsin Illustrated 1880, page 733.
    Other-1910 Federal Census Woodland Twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin (Roll T624_1737, Page 8B, Line 93); Addison's birth certificate; Dora's marriage certificate; Alvin's marriage certificate; Addison's marriage certificate; Jemima's marriage certificate; Ida's marriage certificate; Dora's marriage certificate; Hulda's marriage certificate; 1881 Sauk County Business Directory page 7; and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer page's 7 and 13.

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