Manitoba Pioneers, James & Martha Louisa Stanton – came to Manitoba in 1880
The Thomas Stanton Family, by Audrey Underwood
Painter Bill, by James M. Stanton. His faithful horse Jiggs often transported him home.
Heritage, by Annie Coleman (Kerr) Sexton, written October 21, 1970. Her life as a child of pioneers homesteading in Manitoba. The story was published in two parts in Stanton Stats March 10, 1994 and February 17, 1995. It has been split up into smaller stories for purposes of this website.
Following are links to individual stories separated by commas: Part 1 Grandparents, Aunts & Uncles, My Parents’ Early Years, My Birth, Our Manitoba Farmhouse, Life on Our Manitoba Homestead, Childhood as a Pioneer, The Hunting Accident
Part 2 My Sister’s Romance, Santa Comes Disguised as a Hunter, Father Tries New Things, My Younger Brother and Sister, My Ambition to Teach Was Fulfilled, Father Goes to Mayo Clinic, Raising My Children & My Parents Final Years
Early Stanton’s Were Gifted Craftsmen information provided by Audrey Underwood about the Stanton craftsmen in South Eastern Ontario
Blind Stanton Swims Chaffey’s Locks by George Grogan published in Stanton Stats November 14, 1995. Family stories provide clues for genealogical research.
A Pretty Wedding; First in New Methodist Church The wedding of W. H. Stanton and Manilla Gallagher in the 1880’s was described in the literary style of the day in a newspaper article, reprinted in Stanton Stans November 14, 1995
90th Birthday of Joseph Stanton of Seeley’s Bay Fondly known as ‘Uncle Joe’, the son of George Stanton and Sarah Meech of Newboro, he was born in 1858 and married Ella Imerson in 1886.
Profile of Leeds; Mr. & Mrs. Clair Stanton, Seeley’s Bay Born in 1890, son of Joseph Stanton & Ella Imerson, married in 1918 to Pearl MacMillan, Joseph Stanton was a dairy farmer who lived most of his life in Seeley’s Bay.