John Stockton was the grandson of Richard Stockton the Immigrant. He served as presiding judge of the Court of Common Pleas for many years. He gave much of the money which bought the property which became Princeton University. He built the historic building known as the house of Morven in
Princeton NJ, which was used by the British troops during the War of Independence. His wife who was his cousin (the daughter of his aunt Hannah and Uncle Philip) gave the house the name Morven. John and Abigail had 4 sons (first named Richard) and 4 daughters.
John Stockton, a son of Richard "The Builder" Stockton, was born 1701 in what was then Piscataway TOWNSHIP, now Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey. Piscataway TOWNSHIP was 300 square miles and included what is now Princeton, New Jersey.
Cregar, William Francis. The Stockton family in England and the United States. Philadelphia : Patterson & White, 1888. p. 96 (Internet Archive)
Source: S-1640158133 Repository: #R-1884084975 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls Note: APID: 1,2204::0
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
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