|Lieutenant General John Stanwix
Lieutenant General John Stanwix 52
Cause of his death was Drowning.
MP for Carlisle in 1746 and Governor of Carlisle in 1752. Governor of the Isle of Wight 1763. Drowned in the Irish Channel whilst crossing from Ireland to England. His father had been an Island MP.
John married Mary Sowle, daughter of Major Marmaduke Sowle and Lucretia Holmes. (Mary Sowle was born in 1732, christened on 30 March 1732 and died in 1766 in Irish Channel.) The cause of her death was Drowning.