Avis Stanton1

b. circa 1681/82, d. 12 August 1757
Last Edited=28 Aug 2011
8th great-grandmother of Joseph Michael Flint
Pedigree for Joseph Michael Flint
     Avis Stanton was born in 1679 at Newport, Rhode Island.2 She was born circa 1681/82.1 She was the daughter of John Stanton and Mary Harndell.1

Avis Stanton married Benjamin Norton, son of Isaac Norton and Ruth Bayes, circa 1700.1,2

Avis Stanton died on 12 August 1757.1,3

Avis Stanton was buried at Golden Hill Cemetery, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.3

Avis Stanton was buried on 12 August 1767 at Clifton Burial, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.2

Avis Stanton died on 12 August 1767.2

Children of Avis Stanton and Benjamin Norton


  1. "The Norton Families", #33, The History of Martha's Vineyard by Dr. Charles Banks: Volume III Family Genealogies: pp. 341 - 382, online http://www.vineyard.net/vineyard/history/nortoni.htm. Previously published in hard copy (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as "Banks The Norton Families."
  2. Dick Say's Genealogy, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~thesays/dick/…
  3. The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/index.html#key, NORTON AVIS 1681c - 12 AUG 1757 NT014.
  4. "Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850," 2002, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.AmericanAncestors.org), entry for Vol. VII. Friends and Ministers Rhode Island Friends Records (Birth) THURSTON Elizabeth, wife of Edward, and daughter of Benjamin and Avis Norton, born April 13, 1707; citing James N. Arnold, Vital records of Rhode Island 1636-1850: First Series: births, marriages and deaths: a family register for the people, 21 vols., Providence, RI., Narragansett Historical Publishing Company,1891.