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Andrew Jackson Stockton, Sr
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Birth: 1825
Cumberland County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr., 1905
Missouri, USA

Andrew Jackson Stockton Sr. was born in Stockton's Valley, Cumberland (now Clinton) County, Kentucky. It appears that Andrew was probably born and raised on Smith Creek, named for Andrew's ancestor George Smith. Stockton's Valley was named for Andrew's great-grandfather Thomas Stockton Sr. the first settler in what is now Clinton County.

Andrew's grandfather is now known as "Smith Creek" John Stockton.

The "X" showing the location of "Smith Creek" John Stockton's property has been added to Luke Munsell's 1818 Large Map of Kentucky.

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Census records:
Andrew Jackson Stockton Sr. was born about 1825.
1830 Cumberland County, Kentucky, with Daniel and Rebecca Stockton.
1840 Clinton County, Kentucky, with widowed mother Rebecca Stockton.
1850 Pettis County, Missouri, Andrew J. Stocton, 24, born in Kentucky.
1860 Atchison County, Kansas, Andrew J. Stockton, 34, born in Kentucky.
1870 Andrew J. Stockton not found.
1880 Jasper County, Missouri, Andrew Stocton, 57, born in Kentucky.
1900 Jasper County, Missouri, Andrew Stockton, 77, born in Kentucky.
Andrew Jackson Stockton Sr. died in 1905.

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Andrew and Roseanna Stockton's children:
Hiram F. Stockton, b. 1849 in Missouri
Esther R. Stockton, b. 1851 in Missouri
James Carrol Stockton, b. 18 Feb 1854 in Bates County, Missouri
Daniel Stockton, b. 1856 in Missouri
Rebecca J. Stockton, b. 1857 in Missouri
William Edwin Stockton, b. 1859 in Missouri
Andrew Jackson Stockton, b. Sep 1861 in Atchison County, Kansas

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It appears that Andrew J. Stockton, who on 10 March 1848 married Rosannah Martin, was the son of Daniel 5 and Rebecca (nee Smith) Stockton. The 1830 Cumberland County, Kentucky census records show that Daniel 5 and Rebecca Stockton, who were living in Stockton's Valley, had four sons born before the 1830 census. In 1836 Cumberland County was split and Stockton's Valley was now in the newly created Clinton County. These four sons are shown on the 1840 Clinton County census records, two are 10-15 and two are 15-20. Three of these four sons can be found in the 1850 Clinton County census records. Hiram 6 Stockton and Lemuel 6 Stockton were both married by 1850 with families of their own. James 6 Stockton, age 22, was living with his widowed mother, Rebecca Stockton, and her younger children. One son of Daniel 5 and Rebecca (nee Smith) Stockton was not living in Clinton County in 1850. Andrew J. 6 Stockton was living in Pettis County, Missouri, in 1850.

Daniel 5 Stockton was a son of "Smith Creek" John 4 and Margaret "Peggy" Stockton. Daniel 5 Stockton married a neighbor, Rebecca Smith, on 12 June 1820, and he appears to have died before 1836. In 1856 the heirs of Daniel 5 Stockton signed a deed to Mary Ann Craig. This deed was destroyed during the Civil War. However, it was later recreated and signed by five of the surviving heirs. Andrew J. Stockton was one of the surviving heirs of Daniel 5 Stockton who signed this recreated deed. The other surviving heirs of Daniel 5 Stockton who signed this deed were Hiram Stockton, Lemuel L. Stockton, Margaret (nee Stockton) Braswell and Nancy (nee Stockton) Dowell.

Andrew J. Stockton named a son Daniel after his father, and a daughter Rebecca after his mother. He named his first son Hiram after his oldest brother Hiram Carl Stockton, and named a son James Carroll after his brothers, James Stockton and Carrol Stockton.


Bio by Jerry Stockton

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 Parents:
  Daniel Stockton (1798 - 1835)
  Rebecca Smith Stockton (1800 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Roseanna Martin Stockton (1830 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  James Carroll Stockton (1854 - 1912)*
  Daniel Webster Stockton (1855 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hiram Carl Stockton (1821 - 1882)*
  Jane Stockton Stockton (1823 - ____)*
  Lemuel Leroy Stockton (1824 - 1903)*
  Andrew Jackson Stockton (1825 - 1905)
  Mary Ann Stockton Craig (1827 - ____)*
  James Paul Stockton (1828 - 1863)*
  Rebecca Margaret Stockton Braswell (1831 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: JFI
Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Aug 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7739813
Andrew Jackson Stockton, Sr
Added by: Betty Saltenberger
 
Andrew Jackson Stockton, Sr
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This was my 3rd great grandfather.
- Wanda
 Added: Sep. 6, 2012

- Jerry Stockton
 Added: Jul. 19, 2011

- Jerry Stockton
 Added: Sep. 9, 2009
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