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Warren and Elizabeth Stanton Family Papers

Identifier: WH2264

Scope and Contents

Collection contains W.E. Stanton diaries and family history (1893-1928), autograph book, membership and meeting records for the Cheraw Woman's Club (1927-1945), scrapbooks, letter from Anna Moon, clippings, and ephemera.


  • 1843-1977


Language of Materials

Material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Warren Emory Stanton was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on January 27, 1851, the son of Levi Kimball Stanton (b.1803, Connecticut) and Caroline Clark (b.1816, New York). The Stanton family lived on a farm in Johnston, Barry County, Michigan. Warren Stanton married Elizabeth Presnell (b.Sept. 16, 1859; Hamilton County, Indiana, -d.1939, Oregon) on June 26, 1884. She was the daughter of Jeremiah L. Presnell (b.1818, North Carolina, -d. 1875) and Martha P. Bales (b.1823, North Carolina -d 1896).

Warren and Elizabeth lived and farmed for a time in Sheridan County, Kansas before moving to Newburg, Yamhill County, Oregon (by 1900). Following their time in Oregon, they moved to East Holbrook, Otero County, Colorado. They stayed in Colorado until the mid-1920s, then moved to Albany, Linn County, Oregon. The couple had two children: L. Russell Stanton (b.1890, Kansas) and Anna M. Stanton-Rich (b.1885, Kansas). Warren Stanton died in Oregon in 1949 and is buried with his wife at Riverside Cemetery in Denver.


.5 box(es)

2 oversize box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Elizabeth A. Stanton, 2013.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the Warren and Elizabeth Stanton family papers,1882-1945[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States