Robert Stockton b Oct 19-1737 d Jun 3-1821 now North Franklin Twp, Washington Co, Pa - buried Washington Cemetery m Dec 22-1761, Mary McKenn(e)y b May 25-1738 and d May 26-1818 her brother John McKenney died in Washington Co 1800 Father - Thomas Stockton d 1795 near Mercersburg, Pa - wife, Margaret Fleming Grandfather - Robert Stockton d 1747 Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster Co, Pa - wife, Isabel Robert Stockton taxed 1763-81 Letterkenny Twp, now Franklin Co bought land Aug 9-1767 - elder in Rocky Spring Presbyterian Ch Private Dec 8-1776 in Associated Battalions under Capt James McConnell - at Princeton and Monmouth - also in militia 1781 c1782 to Washington Co - 9 children born 1762-77 Jul 2-1784 bought land from Peter Jolley 3 1/2 mi west of Washington Warrent 338 acres Oct 3-1785 - survey "Beaver Dam" Oct 28-1786 patent Nov 13-1786 - 1793 ruling elder in newly formed First Presbyterian Church - 1798 stone house, 2 1/2 stories, 27 x 27, 6 windows, 21 lights 1. Thomas: b Sep 19-1762 d Jul-19, 1849 m c1795 Sarah (dau of Robert) Graham b 1765 d Feb 23-1843 a. Robert b Dec 12-1796 d Nov 2-1863 m c1844 Rebecca (dau of John and Sarah) Wilson b Ireland 1825 i. Thomas V b Dec 12-1845 d Oct 21-1934 at nephew's on farm on which he was born ii. John Wilson Md b May 15-1848 d Oct 19-1906 m 1890 Romaine Wade McKown - physician in Washington iii. Sarah Emma b May 15-1848 m May 23-1872 Jacob V. Holbert of Clifton, Ill - son Robert b Holbert on Stockton farm iv. Ella b 1851 m C C Cozad - 1934 Clearwater, Fla v. Rebecca Margaret b 1853 m Dec 12-1883 Alonzo E Gayhart Lewis Station, Belmont Co, Ohio b. Mary b c1798 m Nov 16-1818 David Slack - Marshall Co, W Va c. Sarah b 1800 d Aug 13-1882 m1 Henry Vance 1787-1840 Jan 9-1840 m2 lexander Gordon b 1780 d. Thomas b 1802 m Jan 29-1835 Sarah Rea - Licking Co, Ohio oldest child (Rev) Joseph Rea Stockton e.(Rev) John Stockton b Nov 18-1803 d May 5-1882 Cross Creek, Washington Co m1 1831 Nancy Rogers Clark, m2 Elizabeth Johnson Ch incl: Thomas McCurdy MD & James Clark MD 2. Margaret b May 28-1764 m Feb 16-1786 (Col) John Cotton, Meadville 3. Frances b Feb 8-1766 dead 1821 m Charles Stewart 4. Mary b Sep 3-1767 dead 1821 ?single 5. Jane b Jan 9-1769 d Apr 1-1853 m c1795 (Rev) John Brice b 1760 d Aug 26-1811 Ohio Co, W Va 6. (Col) Robert b Jul 2-1771 m c 1797 --- Gallion to Meadville, Pa - sons incl: Robert, Joseph, J C 7. John b Sept 19-1773 d c 1832 Wash Co m c1812 Margaret (dau of Wm) McCombs - daus: Mary b c1813 m May 2-1833 James Ewins, Rebecca b c 1815 8. (Rev) Joseph b Feb 25-1770 d Oct 20-1832 Baltimore on visit to son - m Esther (dau of David and Hannah) Clark minister at Meadville and other places 9. Elizabeth b c1777 m (Rev) James Cunningham - to Ohio
This article was transcribed by Dale Patterson of Carnegie, PA in June 1998.
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