Categories: American Revolution.
Captain Abner Stocking, Jr was born 2 Jan 1753 in Middletown, Connecticut. He was the son of Captain Abner Stocking, Sr and Ruth Higgins. 
Stocking who resided during the American Revolution at Middle Haddam, Middlesex, County, Connecticut assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Private, enlisting May 6, 1775, in Captain Ezekiel Scott's Second Company, Brigadier General Joseph Spencer's 2nd Regiment; Marched to Roxbury, Massachusetts, assisted in the Siege of Boston, fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
He was detached and assigned to the forces in Benedict Arnold's Expedition  against Quebec, Canada. He was taken prisoner at Quebec on December 31, 1775. After his release he was discharged.
He married Lydia Bowers on 20 Feb 1777 in East Hampton, Connecticut. 
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