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 Samuel Standley

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Samuel Standley

  • Birth 1718 Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 13 Dec 1790 Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 94375097

Well-documented as a founding father of Lee. Married Jerusha Baker in 1752 in Stafford, Tolland Co., Connecticut and moved to Lee in 1770 with his wife and 8 youngest children leaving their eldest son John aged 16 in Tolland to care for Jerusha's parents and their farm. His occupation was tanner and currier of leather. Children: John born 1752, Sarah Dodge born 1754, Jerusha Sutherland born 1756, Deborah Boldrey born 1758, Samuel born 1760, Lucy Williams born 1762, Daniel born 1764, Joseph born 1767 and Molly Barnes born about 1769. Mehitable Barnes in 1774 and Rebecca Sutherland in 1776.


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In Memory of / Mr Samuel Standly / who died Dec 13 / 1790 in the 72 d / Year of His Life

Gravesite Details "Approximately 32 paces (east I think) from Old gate entrance along the grass-covered driveway on the left side (north I think)".

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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 29 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94375097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Standley (1718–13 Dec 1790), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94375097, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47891846) .