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Wilbur Lionel Stanton

b. 5 March 1889, d. 28 February 1962

Father Owen Foster Stanton b. 1853 or 12 August 1858, d. 10 March 1920
Mother MaryJane Gold "Jennie" Cummings b. 25 February 1857, d. 30 March 1932
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Note*   Never married. Worked for some years as a Pinkerton Detective. In his later years he ran a boarding house on E. 93rd St. in Cleveland, OH.
Birth* 5 March 1889  Newark, Licking Co., OH, Name: Stanton
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 01 Mar 1889
Birthplace: Newark, Licking, Ohio
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race: White
Father's Name: Owen Stanton
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Jennie Stanton
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C04272-0
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 384320
Reference Number: v 2 p 362
Collection: Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-19621 
Baptism 8 June 1890  Newark, Licking Co., OH1 
Census* 1900  1900 Federal Census, Ohio, Licking County, Newark City, Ward 1, ED: 145, Series: T623, Roll: 1293, Page: 70B, June 12
Sheet 21B, 68 Morris St.
(enumerated with father, Owen Stanton)
68, 459, 474, Stanton, Wilbur L, Son, W, M, Nov 1889, 11, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , At School, , 9, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,2 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Licking County, Newark Township, Newark City, Ward 1, ED 71, Series: T624, Roll: 1204, Page: 21A, April 19
Sheet 4A, 68 Morris Street
(enumerated with father, Owen Stanton)
17, 78, 03, Stanton, Wilbur L., Son, M, W, 21, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, English, Bookeeper, Cigar Factory, W, , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,3 
Draft Registration* 5 June 1917  751 Rush St, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, World War 1 Draft Regisatration Card A - (5 June 1918)
Registrati0on Card
Form 1: 3793
No.: 26
Order number:
1) Name in Full
Given Name: Wilbur
Family Name: Stanton
Age in Years: 28
2) Home Address (Stamped 3517)
#: 751
Street or R.F.D.: Rush St
City or Town: Chicago
State: Ill
3) Date of Birth
Month: March
Day: 5
Year: 1889
4) Are you
1): Natural born citizen:
2): Naturalized Citizen:
3): an Alien:
4): or have you declared your intention?
Specify which: Natural Citizen
5) Where were you born?
Town: Newark
State: Ohio
Nation: US
6) If not a citizen, of what nation:
7) What is your present trade, occupation or office?
8) By whom employed: Edwards, Crist Mfg.Co.
WHere employmed: 1255 Michigan Ave, Chicago
9) Have you a father, mother, wife child under 12 or brother under 12, solely dependant on your support?
Specify which: No
10) Married or single (Which)?: Single
Race (specify which)?: White
11) What military service have you had?
Rank: None
Nation or State:
12) Do you claim expemtion from draft?
(specify grounds):

I Affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.

(Signature or Mark)

If person is of African descent, cutoff this corner.

Registrar's Report:
Tall, medium or short
(specify which): Tall
Slender, medium or stout
(specify which): Medium
Color of Eyes: Gray
Color of Hair: Medium
Bald: No
3) Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, eye, or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled? (specify)

I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows:

Signature of Registrar: Donald McCutchern
Precinct: 44-21 ward
City or County: County
State: Illinois
Date of Registration: June 5, 1917

Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Illinois, DeKalb County, DeKalb Township, DeKalb, Ward 1, ED: 20, Series: T625, Roll: 303, Page: 17A, January 8
Sheet 6A, 219 College Avenue
(enumerated with Wilbur C & Laura B Archer)
18, 126, 148, Stanton, Wilbur, Lodger, , , M, W, 30, S, , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , un US, , un US, , , Collector, Internal Empl?, W,5 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Lakewood, Ward 2 (Tract L. W. II), ED: 18-643, Series: T626, Roll: 1786, Page: 33A, April 14
Sheet 15A, 2179 Olive Ave.
31, 300, 411, Stanton, Wilbur, Head, O, 8500, , , M, W, 41, S, , No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Bookeeper, Real Estate, 6786, W, Yes, , No, ,
32, 300, 411, Stanton, Mary J., Mother-H, , , , , F, W, 73, Wd, , No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,6 
Death* 28 February 1962  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH 
Death Cert 28 February 1962  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Reg. Dist. No.: 18
Primary Reg. Dist. No.: 1801
Registrar's No.: 1718
1. Place of Death
1a. County: Cuyahoga
1b. City, Village, or Location: Cleveland
1c. Length of Stay: 9 days
1d. Name of Hospital or Institution: Cleveland Clinic Hospital
1e. Is place of death inside city Limits?:
2. Usual Residence
2a. State: Ohio
2b.County: Cuyahoga
2c. City, Village or Location: Cleveland
2d. Street Address: 1949 E. 93rd St.
2e. Is residence inside city Limits?:
2f. Is Residence a farm?:
3. Name of Deceased: Wilbur L. Stanton
4. Date of Death: Feb. 28, 1862
5. Sex: Male
6. Color or Race: White
7. Married: Never Married
8. Date of birth: 3-5-1889
9: Age: 72
10a.Usual Occupation: Manager
10b. Kind of Business/Industry: Stanton Hotel
11. Birthplace: Newark, Ohio
12. Citizen of what country?: US
13. Father's Name: Owen Stanton
14. Mother's Maiden Name: Mary Jane Decker* (Should be Cummings)
15. Was deceased ever in US Armed Forces: No
16. Social Security Number: unknown
17. Informants Name: Donald Shirer
18. Cause of Death
18a. Death was caused by: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (2 yrs)
18b. Due to:
18c. Due to:
Part II Other Significant Conditions: Pulmonary Emphysema (12 yrs)
19a. Was autopsy performed?: No
20a-f: Not Recorded
21. I attended the deceased from 2/19/1962 to 2/28/1962 and last saw
him alive on 2/28/1962. Death occurred at 9:24 pm.
22a. Signature: Peter Mancini MD
22b. Address: Cleveland Clinic
22c. Date Signed: Feb 28, 1962
23a. Burial, Cremation or other: Burial
23b. Date: 3-2-1962
23c. Name of Cemetery or Crematory: Cedar Hill
23d. Location: Newark, Ohio
24a. Name of Embalmer: Thomas Fox
24b. License Number: 6013-A
25a. Funeral Directors Signature: David E. Jones
25b. License Number: 4951
26. Funeral Firm and Address: Corrigan Funeral Home, 13750 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
27. Date Rec'd by Local Reg.: Mar 1, 1962
28. Registrar's Signature: J. H. Crandall
29. Date Permit Issued:
30. Registrar's Signature:
News/Obit 1 March 1962  WILBUR L. STANTON

Funeral services will be held at 8 p. m. Thursday in a funeral home in Cleveland for Wilbur L. Stanton, 72, former Newark resident. Burial will be made in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark at 1 p. m. Friday.

Mr. Stanton, who left Newark a number of years ago. died Wednesday in Cleveland Clinic Hospital of complications resulting from an asthmatic condition.

For the past 20 years he had been the operator of the Stanton Hotel, 1949 E. 93rd St., Cleveland, where he lived. He was born in Newark, the son of Owen and Mary Jane (Decker) Stanton. For a number of years, the family home was in 68 N. Morris St., at the corner of Lawrence St.

Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Roy Shirer of Lakewood and a nephew, J. Donald Shirer of Olmsted Falls.

Published on The Newark Advocate, Tuesday, March 1, 19628
News/Obit* 1 March 1962  Obituary, Wilbur L. Stanton

Stanton. Wilbur L. Stanton, late residence, 1949 E. 93rd St., dear brother of Elta Grace Shirer; uncle of Donald Shirer. Family will receive friends at Corrigan's Funeral Home, Lorain Ave. at W. 148 St. After 5 P. M. Thursday Where Services Will Be Held Thursday At 8 P. M. Interment Newark, O.

(Appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1 Mar 1962)
(Note: The necrology file says Mar 22 but it was Mar 1.)9 
Burial* 2 March 1962  Cedar Hill Cemetary, Newark, Licking Co., OH, Inscription: Wilbur L. Stanton 1889 - 196210,7

Last Edited 4 Sep 2012

  1. [S9] Cummings Family Bible.
  2. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S576] Unknown subject, WWI - Draft Registration.
  5. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S44] Denny Shirer Personal Research, Dennis S. Shirer.
  8. [S263] Newark Advocate Articles.
  9. [S208] OH, Cleveland Necrology File, online
  10. [S104] Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking Co., OH., (see exhibit), Internment Record/Transcription.

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