1654 - 11th Sep 1709
Memorial inscription in the Cathedral, St Catherine, Jamaica: HERE LYETH THE BODY OF COLONEL EDWARD STANTON. HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 22d DAY OF JUNE ANO. DOMI. 1705 AND IN THE 65th YEAR OF HIS AGE. ALSO PRISCILLA WIFE OF YE SAID EDWARD STANTON WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE YE 11th DAY OF SEPTEMBR ANO. DOMI. 1709 AND IN YE 56th YEAR OF HER AGE.
Priscilla Stanton of Kingston. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1711. Slave-ownership at probate: 88 of whom 49 were listed as male and 39 as female. 33 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £2169 Jamaican currency of which £1241 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.
James Henry Lawrence-Archer, Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies (1875), p. 68.
Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.
Testator → Legatee
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