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Rebecca (Ashton) Stout (1672 - 1725)

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Rebecca Stout formerly Ashton
Born in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1688 (to 1725) in Freehold, Monmouth County, Province of East Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jerseymap
Profile last modified 27 Mar 2019 | Created 7 Feb 2011
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Rebecca was born about 1672.

Rebecca Ashton, daughter of James Ashton, married David Stout, son of Richard I and Penelope Kent Van Princin Stout, 1688.[1] Rebecca Ashton Stout died after 1714 when she participated with her husband in a land transaction.[2] .

They lived in Middletown, NJ until their son, James and Rebecca, their daughter, had married. They gave each of them one hundred acres in Upper Freehold, NJ. In 1725 David Stout moved to Amwell, NJ where he died and was buried on the farm.[3] [4] She passed away about 1725.

They were the parents of:

  1. Rebecca b 1691 m John Manners I
  2. Freegift b 1693
  3. James born about 1694 m Catherine Simpson
  4. David b 1695/1669
  5. Joseph b 1698
  6. Benjamin
  7. Deliverance m Francis Labaw
  8. Sarah never married


  1. Genealogical and Family History of Western New York, William Richard Cutter, The Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1912,Vol III, page 1107
  2. Historical and genealogical miscellany, John E Stillwell, Hopewell, NJ, 1916, page 347
  3. John E Stillwell, 1916 page 347-348
  4. History of the Stout Family, Nathan Stout, 1823, page 18
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Ashton-2207 and Ashton-62 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate
posted by Sharon (Hardman) West
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posted by Sharon (Hardman) West

Rebecca is 18 degrees from Greg Clarke, 15 degrees from George Hull and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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