Patience Stockwell

Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Patience

When Patience Stockwell was born on 5 January 1713, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Stockwell, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Weller, was 32. She married Timothy MacKranney on 11 April 1734, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Patience Stockwell
Timothy MacKranney
Marriage: 11 April 1734

Spouse & Children

11 April 1734
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1676–1755Male

  • Elizabeth Weller




  • Male1703–1762Male

  • Female1704–1792Female

  • Mehetable Stockwell


  • Hannah 146 \ 2 4 Stockwell


  • Hannah Stockwell


+4 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 63

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 68

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 91

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place now in Greater London, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’, ‘plank bridge’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Patience Cooley and Thomas Killiam, "Massachusetts Town Records, Marriage"
  • Patience Cooley, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, Marriage"
  • Patience Bagg in entry for Ebenezer Bagg, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Death Records, 1638-1887"

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