The following pages contain the little which is known concerning a family of no social importance, and will consequently, only be interesting to those connected with it. For such they are written, and to such addressed, without any apology for their publication. George William Marshall, 1866.

Edward Scantlebury1

Edward Scantlebury
Male, #3543, born 9 May 1831, died 12 Dec 1914
Relationship7th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherSamuel Scantlebury1 born 1 Sep 1800, died 21 Dec 1874
MotherSarah Wray1 born 2 Apr 1807, died 21 Apr 1869


Mary Ann Stratton born 3 May 1834, died 11 Jan 1924
(Child) Birth9 May 1831 Manhattan, New York, United States of America1 
Marriage14 Oct 1854 United States of America; Principal=Mary Ann Stratton1,2 
(Head of Household) Census1 Jun 1875 Brooklyn Ward 18, Kings County, New York, United States of America; Wife=Mary Ann Stratton, Witness=Alfred Longstreth Scantlebury, Witness=Amy Thorn Scantlebury3 
(Head) USA 1910 Census4 Jun 1880 30 Beluidere Street, Kings County, New York, United States of America; Wife=Mary Ann Stratton, Daughter=Amy Thorn Scantlebury4 
(Deceased) Death12 Dec 1914 United States of America1,2 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew
Samuel Scantlebury


  1. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.
  2. [S58] - name of person - record type, - repository, - repository address.
  3. [S140] The State Census of New York State 1875.
  4. [S103] The 1880 Census of the United States of America.



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    • Very easily a young person can feel the doors close around them School - knowledge - can break some of that.

      — - Joe Scantlebury
    • I've always said that I would not retire until there are at least 10 other African-American women in transplantation.

      — - Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.

      — - Michael Scantlebury
    • It's interesting when people just look at me and think I'm black and then when I open my mouth, they're like, 'Oh, wow..

      — -Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • a family of farmers, mariners, sailors, coastguards, carpenters, tailors and builders originating from Cornwall in the 16th Century.

      — -Richard Scantlebury
    • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

      —- Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown
    • Scantlebury Frequency: (143) (number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US..

      —- Richard Scantlebury
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  • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

    — - Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • I wished I had remembered that people think you are rude when you merely express an opinion somewhat different from theirs—they do not realise that we have minds of our own.

    — Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • An Iroko tree has fallen I was fortunate to be one of the many ‘not so young’ Corrosion Engineers that sat at his feet and Prof Scantlebury taught us well. .

    — - Dayo Olowe
  • Independence means freedom and being able to go out by yourself or go shopping or choosing where you live and who you live with..

    — - Josie Scantlebury
  • Thomas Scantlebury,"' he says " was the adviser, chiefly; while his son, John Barlow Scantlebury, took the more prominent part. I well remember that, on one occasion, the opponents of the church rates would have fatally committed themselves but for my father..