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John Thomas Stockard
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1820
Carroll County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1869
Hopeton
Merced County
California, USA

Son of John & Mary Thomas (Flood) Stockard.

Husband of Charlotte B. Stevinson

Father of:
William W. b.Abt1850
Edward "Edwin" W. b.Nov 1853
Laura Frances b. 9 Dec 1855
Alice G. b.Abt 1858
Harry C. b.Apr 1861
Annette S. b.Jun 1863
Robert Bright b. 20 Aug 1866

Obituary:
Merced Herald
June 26, 1869

DIED

At his residence, in Merced county, June 19th, 1869, John T. Stockard, aged 49 years one month and 26 days.

Mr. Stockird was born in Carroll county, Tennessee, April 23d, 1820. He came to California at an early day and settled upon the Merced river, pursuing the business of stock raising. He has ever been considered an honorable man and a useful citizen, possessing the entire confidence of all who knew him, and ever held the highest esteem by those with whom he came in contact.

He leaves a large and interesting family who are inconsolable for his loss; and his neighbors consider his death a public calamity. At the time of his decease and for a long time previous he stood high in the Masonic order, and his remains were followed to their last resting place by a large number of his brethren of the mystic tie, and a great concourse of friends from the surrounding country.
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- Transcribed by: Alma Stone
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http://mercedgenealogy.com/Obit_STOCKIRD_John_T.htm 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Bright Stevinson Silman (1838 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Annette Stockard Ruddle (1863 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopeton Cemetery
Merced County
California, USA
 
Created by: William Rogers
Record added: Sep 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15794531
John Thomas Stockard
Added by: William Rogers
 
John Thomas Stockard
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REST IN PEACE
- Mike Jones
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
In family history
- Shirley Williams Rienecker
 Added: Nov. 30, 2011

- Linda Applegate Brown
 Added: Feb. 28, 2010
 
 
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