Alton Telegraph Thursday, August 1, 1889
Death of Norman Stanley. Mr. Norman Stanley, ono of the most opulent farmers in Madison county, died Saturday evening at his residence two miles east of Upper Alton, after a lingering illness, in the 70th year of his age. Mr. Stanley was a cousin of Mr. R. P. Stanley, of Long Lake. He leaves a widow and throe children: Mrs. Prof. L. M. Castlo, of Springfield; Mrs. A. L. Hoblitt, of Curllnvllle, and Mr. Wasson Stanloy, of Upper Alton.