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Ancestors of Albert Franklin Hughes


Generation No. 4


      10. Clayton Stockton, born 28 Aug 1768 in Princeton, Mercer Co., New Jersey; died 25 Jan 1858 in Greenfield, Dade Co., Missouri. He was the son of 20. Daniel D. Stockton and 21. Mary Clayton. He married 11. Nancy Patton 20 Jan 1791 in Stokes Co., North Carolina.

      11. Nancy Patton, born 22 May 1770 in North Carolina; died 15 Jan 1855 in Greenfield, Dade Co., Missouri. She was the daughter of 22. Thomas Patton and 23. Lydia.

Notes for Clayton Stockton:
1810 Census -- Wayne Co., Kentucky
1830 Census -- Rhea Co., Tennessee, page 56.
1840 Census -- Polk Co., Missouri
1850 Census -- Dade Co., Missouri
Tombstone: Stockton Cemetery, Dade Co., Missouri
Clayton Stockton was born 28 Aug 1768 in Somerset Co., New Jersey. He was born a Quaker but became a Baptist later in life. He is named in his father's will as "my second son Cleayton..."
1791 Jan 20 - He married Nancy PATTON in Stokes County, NC. The best man was Daniel STOCKTON. The witness was Henry B. DOBSON.
About 1804 he left Virginia.
1805 May - Wayne County, KY, 150 acres. (#620) LDS film #591543.
1810 census - Wayne Co., KY
1811 May - Wayne Co., KY-surveyor on road from fork of the road west of Charles HAMBLETON to Philemon PAYNES.
1812 He was surety for John Hall and Lydia Patton, Nancy's sister, in Wayne Co., Kentucky when they were married.
1814 May - Wayne Co., KY-road crew from Thomas BRUGGS.
1815 Mar - Wayne Co., KY-Bever Cr. Cleft Rd.: Cleyton STOCKTON, Daniel STOCKTON.
1816 Jun - Wayne Co., KY-Cleyton STOGDEN and David STOCKTON on road crew.
He became a Baptist and a member of Pisgah Church in Rhea/Meigs Co., TN.
1830 census-Rhea Co., TN. 0-0-1-1-1-0-0-0-1;0-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-1.
1833 tax list - Greene Co., MO - 1 horse, $40; 6 cattle $80.
1834 tax list-Greene Co., MO - 1 horse, $30; 11 cattle $130; no tax assessed.
1837-'38 - bought 80 acres, S 28; T 33; R 23 and 80 acres, S 27; T 33; R 23 in Polk Co., MO.
1840 census - Jackson Twsp., Polk Co., MO pg 153 line 14. 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1;0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1.
1850 census - Dade Co., MO
He crafted his own coffin as well as his and Nancy's headstones. The grandchildren referred to him as Toddy Grandpop.
He died 25 Jan 1858 at his son John's house in Greenfield, Dade Co., Missouri, and is buried in Stockton Cemetery, Dade Co., Missouri.


  Notes for Nancy Patton:
1830 Census -- Rhea Co., Tennessee
1840 Census -- Polk Co., Missouri
Tombstone: Stockton Cemetery, Dade Co., Missouri
She may have been born in North Carolina.

     
Children of Clayton Stockton and Nancy Patton are:
  i.   Lydia Stockton, born 27 Jun 1791 in Stokes Co., North Carolina; died 11 Feb 1862 in Lawrence Co., Missouri; married William Wann 7 May 1812 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; born 30 Mar 1789 in Virginia; died 3 Oct 1872 in Lawrence Co., Missouri.
  Notes for Lydia Stockton:
1812 May 7 -- She married William WANN, Jr. in Wayne Co., KY. By Nicholas LOYD. Clayton STOCKTON, surety. Wayne Co., Kentucky marriages 1800-1850.


  Notes for William Wann:
He was the son of William and Ann (MCGOWN) WANN. They settled in Ten Mile Valley, which later bacame part of Meigs Co., TN. He served as Commissioner of Decatar Academy in Meigs Co. serving from 1836 to around 1839 when he resigned to serve both Rhea & Meigs Counties in the Tennessee House of Representatives in the State Legislature from 1839 to 1845. They moved to Lawrence Co., MO around 1847, where he was appointed a Justice Nov. 8, 1854 by the Governor of MO. He was a democrat. His will was written 7 Aug 1872 and recorded 8 Oct 1872 in Will Book 1, pg. 171. 1823 - Rhea Co., TN tax list, 160 acres.
1825 - Rhea Co., TN. William WANN was bondsman for Jane STOCKTON and James HUGHES.
1830 census - Rhea Co., TN 1-0-0-1-1-0-1;1-2-2-1-0-1
1840 census - Meigs Co., TN
1850 census - Lawrence Co., MO
1860 census - Ozark Twsp., Lawrence Co., MO
1870 census - Ozark Twsp., Lawrence Co., MO
1875 Sep 9 - notice of final settlement in newspaper (Spring River Fountain) by Wm. C. WANN.


  ii.   Daniel M. Stockton, born 5 Jul 1793 in Stokes Co., North Carolina; died 18 Dec 1855 in Greenfield, Dade Co., Missouri; married Sarah Goodnight McGown 2 Mar 1815 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; born 23 Apr 1793 in Virginia; died Aft. 1860 in Missouri.
  Notes for Daniel M. Stockton:
1830 census - Rhea Co., TN 2-0-0-0-0-0-1; 1-1-2-0-0-1, page 58.
1840 census - Jackson Twp., Polk Co., Mo pg 153 line 7, 1-0-1-1-0-1; 2-2-0-0-0-1
1850 census - Dade Co., MO 26#396; Martha REGAN 19 TN is in the home.
He married Sarah Goodnight MCGOWN on 2 Mar 1815 in Wayne Co., KY. By Geo. McWHARTER. Bond dated 27 Feb 1815. Wayne Co., KY marriage book vol. II pg 144.
1823 - Rhea Co., TN tax list
1833 - Greene Co., MO Tax list, 5 cattle, $55
1834 - Greene Co., MO Tax list, 1 horse, $65, 3 cattle, $30
He was a veteran of the Osage Indian Invasion of 1837. Polk County, Missouri was formed in his home, which was about five miles southwest of Bolivar. He moved after this, trading homestead rights.
1838/39 - Polk Co., MO bought 160 acres, S 17, T 33, R 23



  Notes for Sarah Goodnight McGown:
1860 census - Dade Co., MO 33#512.


  iii.   James S. P. Stockton, born 17 Sep 1795 in Stokes Co., North Carolina; died 4 Aug 1885 in Bolivar, Polk Co., Missouri; married (1) Cordelia B. Hamby; born 1836 in Tennessee; married (2) Martha May Beck 29 May 1817 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; born 1 Mar 1798 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 6 Mar 1876 in Bolivar, Polk Co., Missouri.
  Notes for James S. P. Stockton:
1820 census - Wayne Co., KY
1830 Census -- Rhea Co., Tennessee, page 58.
1840 census - Jackson twp., Polk Co., MO pg 152 line 25. 0-0-0-2-0-0-1;       2-2-1-1-0-0-1
1850 census - Polk Co., MO 41#578, $1200, farmer. James O. BRISTOE (farmer) 22 KY & Jemima WILSON 59 VA are in his home.
1860 census - Madison twp., Polk Co., MO 92#1677. $2,000-$2,500, farmer. Jessie WELCH 21 M OH is in the home.
1870 census - Madison twp., Polk Co., MO #22, $2,500-$1,855. Robert RAY 19       TN & Mary E. RAY 4 MO are in the home. His wife, Martha is missing.
1880 census - Madison twp., Polk Co., MO 112-17-32. Elonzo 19 MO TN NC &       Melissia C. 18 MO TN NC HAMBY (his step-children); Charles 11 MO       KY TN & Rosa 5 MO KY TN RECTER; Elisabeth 71 NC IR NC & William       M. Apr. 2/12 MO TN IN ETHRIDGE are all in the home, no relationships are given.
1817 May 29 -- Married Patsy Berk. Wayne Co., Kentucky marriages 1800-1850.
1817 May 29 -- He married Martha May "Patsy" BECK on 29 May 1817 in Wayne Co., KY. By Wm. SCOTT. Bond missing. She is listed as Patsey.
1834 tax list - Greene Co., MO, 2 horses, $100; 11 cattle, $123.
1837/38 - bought 160 acres S 24, T 33, R 24 in Polk Co., MO
1838 - December he filed a Homestead Claim on his place near Bolivar in Polk Co., MO
1843 Tax list - Greene Co., MO - 1 horse, $25; 5 cattle, $58, 1 timepiece, $5
1871 Jan 24 -- He also married Mrs. Cordelia B. or W. HAMBY on 24 Jan 1871 in Cedar Co., MO.
He is buried in Stockton Cemetery, Polk Co., MO. Epitaph on headstone reads "As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive." The Stockton Cemetery in Polk Co., MO is located in Union Twp. near the northeast 1/4 of the southeast 1/4 of section 24, twp 33, range 24. There are many unmarked graves there, and the stone for James and Martha is now broken.

  Notes for Martha May Beck:
1850 Census -- Polk Co., MO.
She is believed to be the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Beck.
Buried in Stockton Cemetery, Polk Co., Missouri. Polk Co., Missouri Cemetery Directory.


  iv.   Hannah Stockton, born 1798; died 1831 in Tennessee.
  v.   Mary Elizabeth Stockton, born 27 Apr 1800 in Cumberland Co., Kentucky; died 27 Mar 1858 in Meigs Co., Tennessee; married Hiram Gibson 9 Nov 1819 in Rhea Co., Tennessee; born 2 Jul 1799 in Kentucky; died 14 Feb 1874 in Pin Hook, Meigs Co., Tennessee.
  Notes for Mary Elizabeth Stockton:
Buried in Gibson Cemetery, 6 miles northeast of Decatur, Meigs Co., TN. She was a Baptist. She married Hiram P. GIBSON on 9 Nov 1819 in Rhea Co., TN. Bond issued 7 Nov 1819. Married by D. Walker, JP.
1830 census - Rhea Co., TN 0-1-0-0-0-1; 1-1-0-0-0-1
1840 census - Meigs Co., TN
1850 census _ Meigs Co., TN


  Notes for Hiram Gibson:
He was the son of Randolph and Jane "Jennie" GIBSON. He was a member of Pisgah Baptist Chruch. He served during the Cherokee removal in 1836/38 in Captain Miles VERNO's Company of the 1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade Tennessee Mounted Volunteers from July 1836 to July 1837.


  vi.   Jonathan Stockton, born 29 Jul 1802 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 1 Nov 1811 in Wayne Co., Kentucky.
  5 vii.   Jane Stockton, born 9 Jan 1805 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 1880 in Pond Creek, Greene Co., Missouri; married (1) James Hughes 24 Oct 1825 in Rhea Co., Tennessee; married (2) James Merrick 4 Nov 1877 in Lawrence Co., Missouri.
  viii.   David D. Stockton, born 30 Jul 1807 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 4 Oct 1872 in Halltown, Lawrence Co., Missouri; married Mary Lavina Hall 26 May 1827 in Meigs Co., Tennessee; born 15 Aug 1805 in Lincoln Co., Kentucky; died 16 Apr 1890 in Lawrence Co., Missouri.
  Notes for David D. Stockton:
1830 Census - Rhea Co., TN 1-0-0-0-1; 0-0-0-0-0-1, page 58.
1850 census - Polk Co., MO 34#489
1860 census - Polk Co., MO 15#243 (who is Eliza age 10?)
1870 census - Lawrence Co., MO 82#4. Joseph C. Stockton 27 MO, William Wann       25 MO, Mary E.2 and Annette 2 are in the home.
1827 May 26 He married Mary Lavina "Polly" Hall in Rhea Co., TN. Daniel M. Stockton was bondsman. Married by J. Collen, JP. Marriage record reads Mary Harve.
1833 tas list - Greene Co., MO 1 horse, $15, 3 cattle, $40
1834 tax list - Greene Co., MO 1 house, $10, 4 cattle, $50
1838/39 bought 80 acres, S 29 T 33 R 23 in Polk Co., MO
1839/40 bought 80 acres, S 29 T 33 R 23 and 40 acres, S 20 T 33 R 23 in Polk Co., MO. He also bought 80 acres, S 27 T 38 R 25 (this may be a typo in the abstract, as this would be in St. Clair Co. It should be T 33, not 38.)
1846 - Sheriff of Polk Co., MO
1847 June 12 -- He served in the Mexican War as Captain of Company K, 3rd Missouri Mounted Volunteer's Cavalry, enlisting June 12, 1847, discharged October 15, 1848. He "performed Military duty for over 12 months, marched with company from Independence, Missouri into Mexico."
1861 Dec 1861 -- He also served in the Civil War, mustering in at Jefferson City on December 18, 1861 as Captain of Stockton's Company, Mounted Missouri State Militia which became Company A, 8th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry, for the duration of the War. His horse was valued at $70 and his horse equipment at $15.
1862 Feb -- He was sent to Pittsburg in February of 1862 to afford protection to companies recruiting for state service.
1862 Mar -- He was at Humansville, Missouri March 20-26, 1862 on the east side of the town during the skirmish that took place there and was severely wounded on the 25th by a rifle ball in the leg, just below the knee which broke the leg. He remained with his Company until June of 1862, when he was sent home to recover. He was sent to Jefferson City August 21 of that same year to aide in his recovery.
1863 Mar -- He was assigned to extra duty as Provost Marshall December 24, 1862 to March of 1863. He resigned his commission on April 25, 1863 and was mustered out January 25, 1865. He received a pension, #133221 C 392808.
From History of Central Oregon, 1905 pg. 695"...Honorable D. D. Stockton was a Captain of a company during the Mexican War and was also a Captain in a company during the Rebellion. He was wounded while in the service and died from the effects of the same in 1872. For a number of terms he served in the Missouri legislature and was a man of prominence and ability."

  Notes for Mary Lavina Hall:
Census 1850 -- Polk Co., MO
Her headstone reads 1815 for birth.
She was residing at Bolivar, Polk Co., MO on 24 May 1887 having moved there seven years after David died.


  ix.   Isaac D. Stockton, born 15 Oct 1809 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 7 Feb 1858 in Dade Co., Missouri; married Hulda Smith 18 Dec 1834 in Polk Co., Missouri.
  Notes for Isaac D. Stockton:
1834 tax list - Greene Co., MO total paid 37.5.
1834 Dec 18, he married Hulda Smith in Greene Co., MO. Marriage by Richard Saye, JP. Book A, pg 24, cert. #80.
1840 census - Morgan twp., Polk Co., MO pg 185 line 25, 3-0-0-0-0-1; 0-0-0-0-1
1840/41 bought 160 acres, S 24 T 31 R 26 in what would become Dade Co., MO. He also bought 40 acres S 23T 31 R 26 same as above. This first tract includes the land the Stockton Cemetery is now on.
1850 census - Dade Co., MO 26#395. Mahaley Smith 18 MO (sister-in-law) is in the home.


  x.   John S. Stockton, born 22 May 1812 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 19 Apr 1864 in Dade Co., Missouri; married Elizabeth Louisa Smith 23 Jul 1834 in Greene Co., Missouri; born 24 Dec 1815 in Missouri; died 12 Feb 1903 in Polk Twp., Dade Co., Missouri.
  Notes for John S. Stockton:
1840 census - Morgan Twp., Polk Co., MO pg 185 line 24. 3-0-0-0-0-1; 0-0-0-0-1.
1850 census - Dade Co., MO 26#392 Dr. Smith 12 MO is in the home.
1860 census - Dade Co., MO 21#320
1833 tax list - Greene Co., MO. 1 horse, $40.
1834 Jul 24 -- He married Elizabeth Louisa "Eliza" Smith near Bolivar, Polk Co., MO. Marriage by William C. Campbell, JP. book A pg 16 cert. # 51. Mrs. Mary Grant, his neice, was a witness to the marriage according to her own words in a statement she gave in 1891 concerning Louisa's pension application.
1837/38 bought 80 acres in S 28 T 33 R 23 in Polk Co., MO.
1838/39 bought 80 acres in S 25 T 33 R 24 and 80 acres in S 24 T 33 R 24 in Polk Co., MO.
1839/40 bought 40 acres in S 33 T 33 R 23 in Polk Co., MO.
He drove the wagons that carried his parents bodies to the cemetery upon their deaths and also buried them. His wife's Pension file gives his date of death as 16 Apr 1864.


  Notes for Elizabeth Louisa Smith:
1870 census - Dade Co., MO.
1880 census - Dade Co., MO.
1891 - living near Lockwood, Dade Co., MO.
1900 census - Dade Co., MO pg 246B, dwelling # 93. Lists birth as TN.
She died in the home of her son John Calvin Stockton. She was the daughter of Scudder and ? Smith and sister to Hulda Smith who married Isaac D. Stockton. She filed for and received a pension, # 472.184 C 312.514, on her son Elkanah's service record. She received $12 a month. At the time of her death she owned no real estate, had $15 in cash, 1 cow and 1 heifer, both worth about $30. Her estate owed Mrs. Delia Stockton $2.50 for nursing care, Mahalia Wright (her sister) $3.00 for nursing care, $46.16 for her coffin and burial clothes and $30 to Cal Stockton for board and care during her final illness.


  xi.   Thomas Patton Stockton, born 15 Jul 1815 in Wayne Co., Kentucky; died 22 Aug 1875 in Montague, Montague Co., Texas; married Martha Emeline Boggess 15 Jun 1839 in Meigs Co., Tennessee; born 22 Sep 1820 in Bledso Co., Tennessee; died 29 Aug 1875 in Stockton, Arkansas.
  Notes for Thomas Patton Stockton:
1840 census - Meigs Co., TN pg 33.
1850 census - Rusk Co., Texas.
1850 Rusk Co., Texas tax census.
1855 Smith Co., Texas. Indicted for murder. The court contacted court in Meigs Co., TN for a character reference.
1860 McMinn Co., TN
1870 census - Boone Co., Arkansas pg 416 #97. $11,300.
Thomas was arrested for the murder of Zachariah Harrell and arraigned on 23 Lct 1855. He was committed to custody following the Grand Jury's return of a true bill. On the 24th he was released on bond, with securities being Elisha E. Lott, William W. Benson, Giles S. Boggess, Benjamin Scott and George H. Ramey. On the 26th he ;oed Not Guilty. The court ordered that a jury be selected and set trial for the following Monday. On 2 june 1856, a jury of Thomas J. Taylor and 11 others found him Not Guilty. He served in the Civil War in Captain G. W. McKenzie's Company, which became part of the f1st Tennessee Cavalry, then Company C in the 5th Tennessee. This company fought at Chickamauga, then Tunnel Hill, Georgia and were part of the retreat from Dalton to Atlanta as a part of Ahsby's Brigade.
He married Martha Emeline Boggess on 15 Jun 1839 in Meigs Co., TN. William Wann, Jr. was bondsman. Licensed & solemnized the same day. Vol. I, pg 21.


  Notes for Martha Emeline Boggess:
She was the daughter of Abijah and Susan (Jordan) Boggess. She is named in a codicil to her father's will, dated 18 Nov 1882, as Martha Emeline Stockton, deceased.



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