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Thomas Staunton
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Birth: 1585
Stratford-on-Avon District
Warwickshire, England
Death: 1643
Stratford-on-Avon District
Warwickshire, England

Thomas was the son of Thomas Staunton & Mary Pudsey. He was born abt. 1585, at Wolverton Hall, Warwickshire, England.

He married Katherine Washington at Holy Trinity church, Stratford-upon-Avon, July 30, 1616. She was the daughter of Walter Washington, a great-uncle of President George Washington.

His son Thomas Stanton Sailed to America in 1635.

Thomas Staunton was a well known sculptor of the time. Among his works, the well known bust of Wm. Shakespeare, which is described in Washington Irving's 'Sketch Book'.

Thomas claimed ancestry to Sir Malgerus de Staunton, who, in 1084, successfully defended against William the Conqueror, a castle called Staunton Tower, which was located seven miles south of Newark-on-Trent, in Nottinghamshire.

Family links: 
  Katherine Washington Staunton (1597 - ____)
  Thomas Stanton (1616 - 1677)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Trinity Churchyard
Stratford-on-Avon District
Warwickshire, England
Created by: Robert Fickies
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32584036
Thomas Staunton
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Rest in peace. Our 10x great grandfather.
- Marlene
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015
Rest in Peace
- Susan McLaughlin
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
For my 8th maternal great grandfather
- Marilyn Becker
 Added: Apr. 22, 2015
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