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Stanley Genealogy & History

Stanley, an ancient English surname derived from Old English "stan" (meaning stone) and "leah" (meaning clearing), was descriptive of living near a stony meadow. Stanley family history includes a feudal manor in Cumberland, and localities named Stanley/Stanleigh/Stoneley in Derbyshire, Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire. John Stanley was sovereign of the Isle of Man (granted by Henry IV); Thomas Stanley, Earl of Derby, placed the Crown on Henry VII. American Stanley genealogy began in Virginia in 1620 and included the Stanley steamer co-inventor, a biochemistry Nobel Prize winner, and journalist Henry Stanley, who famously uttered "Dr. Livingstone, I presume." The Stanley motto, "sans changer", means "without changing".


Stanley Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Laureen Stanley-- --, 1927March 13,2002MI
Bahe Stanley-- --, 1922January 31,1992AZ
C Jean Stanley-- --, 1925May 9,1990KS
D Irene Stanley-- --, 1930September ,1989WV

Stanley Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Eugene Stanley-- --, 1919August 25,1999Shepherdstown,WV
F Beatrice Stanley-- --, 1910May ,1984Minneapolis,MN
G Eleanora Stanley-- --, 1894August 2,1988Clarksboro,NJ
H Albert Stanley-- --, 1911October 1,1989Bennington,KS

Stanley Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Colon StanleyFannie TrippFebruary 7,1947Wake, NC
George StanleyDebra EllisMay 7,1988Wake, NC
Jackel StanleyLucille TipepaughJune 22,1936Wake, NC
Melvin StanleyCliffie JonesOctober 8,1937Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Stanley

265th: Benson266th: Barker
267th: Fleming268th: Fields
269th: Diaz270th: Gregory
271st: Norris272nd: Rhodes
273rd: Holt274th: Mann

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