Nancy Jane Stanley: Birth: 1831.
Note: Headstone Inscription: Died June 22, 1879. Aged: 72 Years, 9 Months, 13 Days.
Jacob Stanley was born in Campbell county, East Tennessee, September 15, 1806, and was educated in the schools of that state. His occupation has always been farming. Mr. Stanley was married in his native state, in his twenty-fifth year, to Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Moad, Esq., a near neighbor of Mr. Stanley's father. Soon after his marriage, our subject, in company with his father and father-in-law's families, removed to Ray county, Missouri, first stopping during the summer about two miles west of Millville. He has since greatly improved and extended his place by entry and purchase, and it now numbers some five hundred and twenty acres. Upon this farm Mr. Stanley lived until the day of his death, June 22, 1879. Eleven children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, six sons and five daughters, who are all living except one son, the eldest, and two daughters; and all but Thomas M. and Henry J. are married. Thomas M., the elder of the unmarried sons, has the management of the old homestead, and lives upon it with his mother. Mr. Stanley, at the time of his death, had been twenty-two years a consistent member of the M.E. Church South. He was a kind-hearted man, a good neighbor, and an upright, fair-minded honest man. (History of Ray County, Missouri)
Children of JACOB STANLEY and ELIZABETH MOAD are: i. JAMES L. STANLEY, b. March 05, 1835, Campbell Co., TN; d. June 20, 1857, Millville, Ray, MO. ii. NANCY JANE STANLEY, b. 1831; d. Bef. 1879; m. WILLIAM H. MCCELLAND, February 12, 1854, Ray Co., MO. iii. CATHERINE ABIGAIL STANLEY, b. 1841, Millville, Ray, MO; d. February 15, 1872, Knoxville, Ray, MO; m. JAMES GRIMES, September 02, 1862. iv. JOHN ANDREW STANLEY, b. November 20, 1839, Grape Grove, Ray, MO; d. January 21, 1917, Grape Grove, Ray, MO; m. ANNIE STRAUGHN, April 01, 1867, Lexington, MO. v. ANDREW J. STANLEY, b. 1843, Ray Co., MO; d. Joplin, MO; m. SARAH ELLEN MCCUISTION, March 10, 1867, Ray Co., MO. vi. WILLIS STANLEY, b. July 16, 1844, Millville, Ray, MO; d. December 16, 1918, Richmond, Ray, MO. vii. SARAH STANLEY. viii. MARTHA ESTHER STANLEY, b. 1833, Campbell Co., TN; d. 1908; m. THOMAS MADISON JONES, October 10, 1858, Grape Grove, Ray, MO. ix. ESTHER MARTHA STANLEY, b. 1837, Campbell Co., TN; d. 1915, Excelsior Spring, Clay, MO; m. JAMES W. HATFIELD, August 16, 1859. x. THOMAS MACLANE STANLEY, b. December 07, 1848, Ray Co., MO; d. February 15, 1931, Millville, Ray, MO; m. (1) NANNIE COLEMAN PROFITT; m. (2) PATTI BULLOCK. xi. HENRY J. STANLEY, b. 1851, Millville, Ray, MO; d. 1908,Leary, AR. xii. ELIZABETH FRANCES STANLEY, b. August 14, 1851, Richmond, Ray, MO; d. June 13, 1941, Richmond, Ray, MO; m. JASPER P. WALL.
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