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Edward Stallion

Male - 1703


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  • Name Edward Stallion  [1, 2
    Born of New London, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1703  [4
    Person ID I1705  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 20 May 2020 

    Family Margaret,   b. 1632,   d. Aft 1680  (Age > 49 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Deborah Stallion,   b. 1651,   d. 27 Mar 1729, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F4018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also spelled Stollyon, Sterling.

      From Swamp Yankee from Mystic by Roy N. Bohlander (1980):

      Edward Stallyon came with his wife Margaret to New London with the others in 1651. Unlike many of them he stayed in town for over thirty years. He must have done well with his trading sloop from the beginning, for in 1660 he had one of the few stone houses in town. Very much the businessman, in 1673 he was fined 30 shillings for sailing his vessel from New London to Norwich on the Sabbath. In 1680 he had a new 30 ton sloop Edward and Margaret built by Hugh Mould.

      About 1684 he built a house on the Pleasant Valley Road in Groton. It is still standing, and believed to be the oldest house in town. His daughter Deborah married James Avery, Jr. Edward died as he had lived--on the water. In May of 1703 he drowned while crossing the river to New London in his dugout canoe. Although he married three times, his daughter was his only heir.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4165] Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy by Eloise M. Roberts. Avard, Oklahoma, 1926.

    2. [S3332] The Avery Family: The Ancestors and Descendants of Christopher Avery by Maureen A. Taylor, with contributions by Julie Helen Otto. Boston: Newbury Street Press, 2004.

    3. [S474] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield by Donald Lines Jacobus. Fairfield, Connecticut, 1930-32.

    4. [S119] Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen by Gerald R. Fuller. Esther Fuller Dial, ed. The Andrew Lee Allen Family Organization, 1952.