About George Stocking
George Stocking, Cambridge; freeman, Massachusetts, May 6, 1635; an original proprietor of Hartford; his home-lot in 1639 was on the south side of "the road from George Steel's to the South Meadow," and adjoining George Steele's lot on the west. He was surveyor of highways, 1654, 1662; chimney-viewer, 1659; freed from watching, etc., May, 1660; died May 25, 1683, "at great age." His wife was Anna.
i. Lydia, married John Richards,, of Hartford, son of Thomas,
ii. Sarah, married Samuel Olcott, of Hartford, son of Thomas,
iii. Hannah, married Andrew Benton, of Hartford,
iv. Samuel, married May 27, 1652, Bethia, daughter of John Hopkins, of Hartford; removed to Middletown about 1655; deputy, 1665, 1669, 1674; deacon in Middletown; died December, 1683; his widow married James Steele, of Hartford.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 262. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books