The above picture appeared in the Essex County Post & Gazette on March 8, 1906. The writeup for the picture was as follows:
Above we have an excellent picture of our venerable friend, George F. Stanton, and his wife, who was formerly Miss Mary Ann Whitney, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Whitney of Wadhams Mills. Inasmuch as Mr. Stanton was 83 years old Sunday, March 4, 1906, and as he and his faithful wife only recently celebrated the 56th anniversary of their marriage, we deem it appropriate that the double picture appear at this time. Mrs. Stanton is 82 years old and has always resided in the Wadhams Mills section. Mr. Stanton, like the late Horace Swan, was a master mechanic to his day and his ability in this line is materially reflected in his sons. Mr. and Mrs. Stanton have lived for many years on the farm where they now reside and are known by their neighbors as a happy couple. Mr. Stanton has of late been seriously ill but is now reported slightly better and it is the earnest wish of his many friends that he may recover.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanton have six grown children living, three sons and three daughters: Orlando V., John A., and George W. Stanton of Wadhams Mills, Minnie P.., wife of Almon O. Clark of Elizabethtown, Lucy S., wife of Harvey Sherman of Wadhams Mills, and Mary Elizabeth, wife of James Glaze of Roland, Pulaski Co., Ark.
George Stanton was the son of John Spofford Stanton who was the son of Solomon Stanton. Solomon was born 30 Nov. 1760 in Sheffield, MA. He married Mary Spafford in Salisbury, CT and they later moved to Vermont. Where did they die?
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