Mianda Abigail Stanford

F, #1129, b. Apr 3, 1839, d. Feb 15, 1922
Father*Curtis Stanford b. Oct 3, 1806, d. Mar 1, 1862
Mother*Abigail Meigs Sanborn b. May 23, 1808, d. Jul 11, 1883
ChartsMcKown Descendants Chart

Chronological Events

Birth*Apr 3, 1839 Mianda Abigail Stanford was born on Apr 3, 1839 at Burke, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States.1 
 She was the daughter of Curtis Stanford and Abigail Meigs Sanborn
Marriage*Sep 20, 1858 Mianda Abigail Stanford married Abner R. Parker, son of Amos Parker and Lorinda Laura Fairbanks, on Sep 20, 1858 at Burke, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States.2 
Marriage*Jan 26, 1871 Mianda Abigail Stanford married Deacon Andrew Putnam Taft on Jan 26, 1871 at Newark, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States.3 
Marriage*Jan 11, 1900 Mianda Abigail Stanford married Charles Nathaniel McKown, son of Henry McKown and Clarrissa Jane White, on Jan 11, 1900 at West Burke, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States.2 
MiscOct 25, 1911 Mianda Abigail Stanford and Charles Nathaniel McKown were in the Caledonia Record Newspaper it states under Town of Sutton that "Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKown have been to Derry, N.H., recently to see Mrs. McKown's (former wife of Abner Parker) son, Fred Parker, "who is in poor health" on Oct 25, 1911. 
Death*Feb 15, 1922 Mianda Abigail Stanford died on Feb 15, 1922, at age 82 at Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States, from cancer of the uterus & pneumonia.4,5 
Burial*Feb 18, 1922 She was buried on Feb 18, 1922 at Sutton Village Cemetery, Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 120751345
Plot: Section 3, Row 8.6
Note* The name on the death certificate and gravestone spells her first name as Mianda A. but the birth certificate has her name as Abigail Mianda Stanford. She was a member of the Women's Relief Corps No. 27.7 

Family 1

Abner R. Parker b. May 7, 1835, d. Jul 2, 1865

Family 2

Deacon Andrew Putnam Taft b. Dec 16, 1807, d. Apr 12, 1896

Family 3

Charles Nathaniel McKown b. Oct 10, 1838, d. May 25, 1925


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  4. [S4094] State of Vermont, Death Record - Vermont - Ancestry.com.
  5. [S937] Unknown compiler, A Catalog of Sutton, VT Cemeteries.
  6. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check Find-A-Grave.com, Death Certificates & Billiongraves.com.
  7. [S740] Malcolm K. McKown, Personal Knowledge.
  8. [S816] FamilySearch.org IGI, online http://www.familysearch.org