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1657 On 27 December, Richard Stockton was among the signers of the Flushing Remonstrance. [1]
[Transcription] The Flushing Remonstrance

1693/4 On March 12, Richard Stockton formerly of Flushing and Abagale his wife sold to John Rodman of Flushing, chirurgeon, land at Mattagaresson Bay in Flushing. [2]

Richard Stockton (c.1635-1707) was married to Abigail, who was mentioned twice in Richard's will, "I give to my dear wife Abigail" and "my said wife Abigail.". [3]

A biosketch of Richard Stockton summarizes events in his life and some descendants, of whom we list only 2 daughters, who married into the Ridgway family. [4] [5]


[1] B. Fernow, Documents relating to the History of the Early Colonial Settlements principally on Long Island (Albany, 1883), 403, [GoogleBooks].

[2] Charles T Gritman, Historical Miscellany (NY?: 1920?), 1_403, QR298, Liber B1-228, [AncestryImage].

[3] Thomas Coates Stockton, The Stockton Family of New Jersey and Other Stocktons (1911).

[4] William Richard Cutter, ed., Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley, Vol. 1 (1913), 326, [GoogleBooks].

[5] Francis Bazley Lee, ed., Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, Vol. 1 (1907), 174, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].