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159. Robert STOCKTON Jr. was born on 6 August 1772 in Henry County, Virginia.19 He died before November 1815 at the age of 43 in Cumberland County, Virginia.19

26 May 1801. Land entry: Robert Stockton, Jr. 200 acres
April 18, 1808: James GILLOCK appt surveyor of the road from the mouth of Boyd's Creek to the forks of the road near HARRISON'S. Michael HALL, Robert STOCKTON Jr, Francis LATTIMORE & John WARDER (any 3) to view for a road from the courthouse to the mouth of
Price's Creek.

Barren Co Rootsweb Message Board:
From: Robert Stockton Sr
To: Robert Stockton Jr and Reuben B. Stockton
Type: Land near Smoking Spring
Name Mentioned: Christopher Road, William Ballard and Robert George.
Date: 18 June 1804
Source: Barren Co Deed Book AA, p. 124.
From: Robert Stockton Jr and Reuben B. Stockton
To: Reuel Custer
Date: 1811
Type: Land - Stockton's militaryline, Mentloe's line.
Barren Co KY Deed Book B, p. 380

There was a Robert Stockton living in Cumberland Co KY. There were also the heirs of John Stockton of Pittsylvania Co VA who came to this area- and a Robert was not named among these. I cannot positively identify the Robert in Cumberland as being this Robert, son of the Rev. Robert & Catherine Blakey but some Stockton researchers seem to think so. I include Cumberland records I have found - however, there is also indication that Robert, son of Rev. Robert & Catherine Blakely remained right there in Barren Co KY:

1810 Cumberland Co KY census, p.177. Robert Stockton, age 26-45, 1m under 10, 1f also 26-45.

Cumberland Co KY DB B
p.226 1 Mar 1811. William Witherowe to William Harris $600 150 acres. On McFarland's Creek. Wit: Robert Stockton, Thomas White. Robert Stockton proved 11 May 1812.

p.469 10 Sep 1814 Richard Cumpton of Green Co KY to the Heirs of Robert Stockton Dec'd of Cumberland. $10,000. Robert Stockton paid Richard Cumpton in 1802. Tract on N side of Cumberland R on Sulpher Lick Crk. Signed: Richd Cumpton. Wit: Elias Barbee, Thomas Bass. Rec. Cumberland 18 Jan 1815.

Cumberland Co KY DB C, 1815. Elias & Elizabeth Barbee sold land to the heirs of Robert Stockton. [Index posted on]
p.100 27 Oct 1815 Elias Barbee & Elizabeth his wife to the heirs of Robert Stockton dec'd late of Cumberland. Thirty hundred dollars [maybe should have been $300?]. All that tract in Cumberland on S side of Cumberland R. 421 ½ acres. Line of Elias Barbee's survey of 200 acres, corner in a swamp, Sarah Kirkpatrick line. Signed: Elias Barbee, Elizabeth Barbee. Elizabeth relinquished dower. Rec. 8 Jul 1816

Barren Co KY records which contradict the fact that this is the Robert Stockton found in Cumberland Co::

Probably the daughter of Robert Jr - it would appear that Robert was deceased given that Nancy gave permission, but see next record.
HALL, John C to STOCKTON, Catharin B, d/o Nancy, 29 Oct 1815. Barren Co Marriages.

Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005
17 Nov 1817
Robert STOCKTON, John FARISH & E[dmund] ROGERS to appraise estate
and slaves of Martha ROGERS, executor of Bird ROGERS.
Was this record actually a record of Reuben Stockton rather than Robert? There are several unanswered questions that I'll leave to Stockton researchers.

Robert STOCKTON Jr. and Nancy BLAKEY were married.1 Robert and Nancy were first cousins. Nancy BLAKEY1, daughter of William BLAKEY and Elizabeth SPENCER, was born (date unknown).

Robert STOCKTON Jr. and Nancy BLAKEY had the following children:



Thomas B. STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown).



Robert STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown).



William Haden STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown).



James T. STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown).



Betsy STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown). Betsy married William Wilson. She died between the filing of the lawsuit in 1828 and the final settlement, leaving "unknown heirs" who were not inhabitants of the state [Kentucky]



Catherine B. STOCKTON.



Sally STOCKTON124 was born (date unknown).