Deacon Samuel Stocking

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Samuel Stocking

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Stocking of Hartford and Anna Stocking
Husband of Bethia Stocking
Father of Hannah Stocking; Samuel Stocking; Bethiah Stowe; John Stocking; Lydia Rayner/Howell and 4 others
Brother of Lydia Richards (Stocking) and Hannah Benton
Half brother of Sarah Stocking

Occupation: ship-builder and ship owner
Managed by: Hatte Anne Blejer
Last Updated:

About Samuel Stocking

Dea.Samuel Stocking, of Middletown, son of George, of Hartford, died Dec. 30, 1683. Wife, Bethia. Children, Samuel 27 years of age, Bethia Stowe 25, John 23, Ebenezer 17, George, Stephen 10, Daniel 6, Lydia 21. He gave to Rev. Nathaniel Collins, hisminister, ?3. (See p. 77, No. 2.)

Samuel - d. Dec. 1683. Deacon at Middletown, CT where he settle about 1655. Married May 27, 1652 Bethia HOPKINS, daughter of John and Jane. Bethia married second James STEELE. Freeman, 1654. Rep. - 1665,69 and 74. Made Sgt. 1677

Served in King Philip's War.

Children of Samuel and Bethia:

  1. Hannah died young
  2. Samuel
  3. Bethia married Thomas Stow;
  4. John
  5. Ebenezer
  6. George married Elizabeth
  7. Stephen
  8. Daniel married Jane MOULD
  9. Lydia married first Joseph HOWELL, and second Edward RANNEY (or RAYNER)
  10. Thomas

One of the three signers of Indian deed of Middletown

Deacon Samuel, only son of George and Anna Stocking, was born in England and came to America in 1633 with his parents and three sisters. In 1650 he removed from Hartford and became one of the founders of Middletown, Connecticut, and was one of the three signers of the Indian deed of Middletown.

His house stood in upper Middletown, now the town of Cromwell. The Middletown church was organized in 1668, and he was elected its first deacon. He was a member of the general court in 1658-59-65-69-74-81; and in King Philip's war he was a sergeant. He was an extensive ship-builder and owner. He died December 3, 1683, and the inventory of his estate subsequently taken amounted to £648 8s. 8d. He married, May 27, 1652, Bethia, daughter of John and Jane Hopkins, and granddaughter of Samuel Hopkins, one of the signers of the "Mayflower" compact, in 1620. She married (second) James Steele, of Hartford. The children of Samuel and Bethia were: Hannah, Samuel, Bethia, John, Lydia, George, Ebenezer, Steven, Daniel, and Joseph and Nathaniel, who died young.

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Deacon Samuel, only son of George and Anna Stocking, was born in England and came to America in 1633 with his parents and three sisters. In 1650 he left Hartford and became one of the founders of Middletown, Connecticut, and was one of the three signers of the Indian deed of Middletown. His house stood in upper Middletown, now the town of Cromwell. The Middletown church was organized in 1668, and he was elected its first deacon. He was a member of the general court in 1658/59/65/69/74/81; and in King Philip's war he was a sergeant.

He was an extensive ship-builder and owner. He died Dec. 3, 1683, and the inventory of his estate subsequently taken amounted to 648 pounds 8s. 8d.

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Deacon Samuel Stocking's Timeline

1630
1630
Suffolk, England
1652
May 27, 1652
Age 22
Hartford, Hartford, Ct
1654
October 30, 1654
Age 24
1656
October 19, 1656
Age 26
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1658
October 10, 1658
Age 28
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
1660
September 24, 1660
Age 30
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1662
January 20, 1662
Age 32
1664
February 20, 1664
Age 34
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1666
February 23, 1666
Age 36
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1673
March 23, 1673
Age 43
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA