John Stokes

John B Stokes (1675 - abt. 1749)

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John B Stokes
Born in Stepney, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Burlington County, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Centerton, Burlington, New Jerseymap
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Also found Born about September 29, 1682

Members of the Stokes family call Elizabeth Green, bride of John Stokes, "LadyGreen". Elizabeth was sent to New Jersey by her parents in the care of Dr. Daniel Wills. Elizabeth's father was displeased with her marriage to John Stokes and she was disinherited by her parents. Her brother John was sent to look after the family's interests in New Jersey. (The Jersey Midlands, page 173).

1729 John Stokes was condemned for consenting to marriage of daughter Sarah.

1732 John Stokes was named as a brother (in-law) and executor in the will of John Green of Wellingborrow, Burlington Co, NJ.

1734 month 1, dat 3, Sarah Rodgers, daughter of John Stoakes, disowned for marrying out of unity. Hinshaw: Burlington Monthly Meeting.

1743 The will of John Stokes, yeoman, date: 28 Dec 1743 at Burlington Co. names Wife, Elizabeth. Son, John, my plantation, he paying £5 each unto my grandchildren, Elizabeth and William Blackham. Daughters--Mary Mulling and Sarah Rodgers. Executors--wife, and friend Revel Elton. Witnesses--Thomas Green, Samuel Woolman, John Woolman. Proved Sept. 11, 1749. (Lib. 6, p. 314).

1749 Inventory on Sept. 4, £408.7.9; made by John Deacon and Samuel Cripps.

1750 The will of Elizabeth (Green) Stokes of Willingborough Township, Burlington Co, wife of John Stokes, written Sept. 1750, names Children - John Stokes (sole executor), Mary Mullin, Sarah Biddle. Grandchildren - Elizabeth Blackham, William Blackham, Elisabeth Mullins, Isaac Rogers, Rebecca Rogers, and John Rogers, children of Sarah Biddle: Edward Mullin, Sally Mullin, and Patty Mullin, Mary Stokes, and John Stokes. Sister Jane Green. Sarah received the same as her sister Mary--5 pounds and wearing apparel. The Rogers grandchildren received 20 pounds collectively while six other grandchildren received only 5 pounds each. One other grandchild received a bed and furniture. A grandson received 20 pounds. Personal Estate. Witnesses - Joseph Green, James Gaskill, Gabriel Blond. Proved July 20, 1751. "New Jersey Colonial Documents - Calendar of Wills, 1751 - 1760", pg. 311. Note that this will does not mention Elizabeth's daughter, Elizabeth (Stokes) Blackham, perhaps deceased.

1751, July 20. Inventory 146.10.6, incl. bonds of Joseph Biddle and EdwardMullin, 11 2.14.6; made by Thomas and John Buzby." Burlington Wills, 4085 C.

Father Thomas Stokke 1640 – 1720

Mother Mary Barnard 1645 – 1697


  • Sarah Stokes 1670 – 1737
  • Mary Stokes 1672 – 1749
  • Henry Stokes 1673 – 1674
  • William Stokes 1673 –
  • Joseph Stokes 1682 – 1760
  • Thomas Stokes 1682 – 1736


  • Elizabeth Green 1679 – 1751


  • Mary Stokes 1711 – 1753
  • John Stokes 1713 – 1798
  • Sarah Stokes 1717 – 1758
  • Elizabeth Stokes


  • Family Data Collection - Deaths

Name: John Stokes Death Date: 1749 City: Centerton County: Burlington State: NJ Country: USA Source Information Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Deaths 1 citation provides evidence for Name, Death

  • Genealogy of the Stokes Family : Descended From Thomas and Mary Stokes Who Settled in Burlington County, N.J. (Indexed)

Name: John Stokes Gender: Male Marriage Date: 1712 Spouse: Elizabeth Green Father: Thomas Stokke Mother: Mary Bernard Children: John Stokes Mary Stokes Elizabeth Stokes Sarah Stokes Source Information Haines, Richard. Genealogy of the Stokes Family, Descended from Thomas and Mary Stokes Who Settled in Burlington County, N.J. Camden, NJ, USA: Sinnickson Chew & Sons Company, Printers, 1903. 1 citation provides evidence for Name, Marriage

  • New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817

1 citation provides evidence for Name, Death, Residence

  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

Name: John Stokes Gender: Male Birth Place: En Birth Year: 1675 Spouse Name: Elizabeth Green Marriage Year: 1712 Number Pages: 1 Source Citation Source number: 566.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: LLH Source Information Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 1 citation provides evidence for Name, Birth, Marriage

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