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 Richard Stockard

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Richard Stockard

  • Birth 5 Jul 1790
  • Death 5 Jun 1850
  • Burial Mount Pleasant, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 8683113

Richard Stockard was one of the founders of the Mt. Joy Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was born 5 July 1790 the eight child of ten born to James and Ellender Trousdale Stockard. Richard was married twice, first to Elizabeth Johnson on Sept 23, 1813 in Maury Co., and second to Cynthia McLean Hill,(widow of John Hill, and daughter of Ephraim and Polly Boyd McLean) married Oct. 20, 1836.
Richard and Elizabeth were the parents of Sarah Ann Stockard, my gggrandmother. Richard and Cynthia were the parents of Samuel McLean Stockard, the recipient of the "Stockard Letter" written by Alney H. McLean.
Richard was a Justice of the Peace. He settled on what is known as the Frierson lands where Staffeur Chemical Co. stood. On his ts is the inscription; "He lived a Chirstian and died in the Lord."
This grave is located in Section 5.


Family Members


Inscription

"He lived as he died a Christian"
"Aged 59 years 11 Months."


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  • Created by: Mary Bob McClain
  • Added: 26 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8683113
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Stockard (5 Jul 1790–5 Jun 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8683113, citing Hunter Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Maury County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary Bob McClain (contributor 46546099) .