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John Stockton (1701 - 1758)

Hon. John Stockton
Born in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 Feb 1729 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 19 Mar 2011
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Biography

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.

Name

Name: John /Stockton/[1]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 18 Aug 1701[2]

Death

Death:
Date: 1757[3]

Residence

Residence:
Place: United States[4]

Sources

  1. Source: #S-1640158133 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sarmemberapps&h=619576&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 18 Aug 1701 Birth place: Death date: 1757 Death place: Residence date: Residence place: United States APID: 1,2204::619576
  2. Source: #S-1640158133 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sarmemberapps&h=619576&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 18 Aug 1701 Birth place: Death date: 1757 Death place: Residence date: Residence place: United States APID: 1,2204::619576
  3. Source: #S-1640158133 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sarmemberapps&h=619576&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 18 Aug 1701 Birth place: Death date: 1757 Death place: Residence date: Residence place: United States APID: 1,2204::619576
  4. Source: #S-1640158133 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sarmemberapps&h=619576&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 18 Aug 1701 Birth place: Death date: 1757 Death place: Residence date: Residence place: United States APID: 1,2204::619576
  • 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
  • Repository: R-1884084975 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:


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