Biography of D. Fred Stanley
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Stanley, D. Fred, is a descendant of David, who was born in Haverhill, N. H.. in 1810, and died in West Gaines in 1866. David married Betsey Lyman born in Marlborough, Vt., in 1820, and is still living, and is a daughter of William Lyman, born in Marlborough, Vt, and settled in Gaines in 1826. Here he purchased a farm of 100 acres on the Gaines Basin road, the farm now owned by the Bacon brothers, which he afterward sold to a Mr. Cornell an4 bought the farm at West Gaines now owned by John H. Pratt In 1842 he bought the place on the opposite side of the road. William Lyman died in 1875, aged eighty seven years. He married Betsey Swan, born in Halifax, Vt., and died in 1835, aged seventy one years. Their family consisted of the following children: Electa, Milicent S., Lucy H.. Betsey C., William H., Alice W., and Martha P. The children of David and Betsey (Lyman) Stanley were: Lucy E., born in West Gaines in 1849, married W. Rood De Forest, resides in Ridgeway, and have two children (Walter and Bessie); David Fred (our subject), born in West Gaines in 1853; Lyman M., born in 1856, died in infancy. David Fred Stanley was educated in the district school of West Gaines, after which he followed farming as an occupation. In politics he is a Republican. March 19, 1879, he married Jennie Whipple of West Gaines. She was born in 1850, and was a daughter of Samuel Whipple, who was the son of Spencer, a soldier in the war of 1812. Her mother was Jane James The Whipples were among the first settlers in Gaines. David Fred and Jennie (Whipple) Stanley are the parents of one child, Ruth J., born in 1880, at West Gaines.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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