STANTON, Evelyn (1895-1973), neé Gladys Evelyn Carey, born in Detroit, Michigan on July 26, 1895, the second child of Charles Henry & Amelia Mary Carey neé Davies. On May 24, 1916 at the age of 20 she married Edwin Locksley Stanton. They had two sons. Their first child, Edwin L. Stanton, Jr. was born in 1918, followed by Carey Q. Stanton in 1923. The Stanton family lived in fashionable Hancock Park in Los Angeles at 435 South Windsor Blvd. After her husband bought the western 9/10th of Santa Cruz Island in 1937, she often made channel crossings aboard the company schooner, Santa Cruz, to visit their island ranch, bringing with her a maid and three friends to play bridge.
In the News~
April 3, 1954 [LAT]: “Mrs. Chappel Q. Stanton, 93, member of a pioneer southland family, died Thursday after a lingering illness. Mrs. Stanton, the former Ida Dobson, was born in Nashville, Tennessee and was graduated from Ward Seminary. She came to Los Angeles in 1899, and was very active in the YWCA, the Ebell Club, and the Daughters of the Confederacy. She leaves two sons, Herbert and Edwin L. Stanton; four grandchildren, Dr. Carey Stanton, Mrs. Parthenia McComb, Mrs. Allen Stanton Jones, and Mrs. Diane Stanton Martin, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private, and the family requests no flowers.”