Joseph Stocking

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Stocking was born on 16 June 1756, in Middletown, Mattabeset, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Stocking, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Shepard, was 28. He lived in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1756. He died on 23 December 1767, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 11, and was buried in East Middletown, Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Stocking
Sarah Shepard
Abraham Stocking
Joseph Stocking
Lemuel Stocking
Elisabeth Stocking
Betsey Stocking
Amos Stocking
A Daughter Stocking
Sarah Stocking

Sources (6)

  • Joseph Stocking, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Stocking, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Joseph Stocking, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stocking ‘ground cleared of stumps’ (Old English stoccing). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near ground cleared of stumps, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Stocking Gate in South Kirkby (Yorkshire).

South German: habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria and Styria named Stocking.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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