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STOCKARD, Richard, Esq., (1782) - 5 Jun 1850. "He lived a Christian and died in the Lord.", "Aged 59 years & 11 months." (Son of James & Ellender Trousdale Stockard; TS badly shaled

Stockard, Richard

Born the 5th of July 1790, the eighth child of ten born to James and Ellender Trousdale Stockard, who married in 1755 and came from Pennsylvania to Orange Co., N.C. and then to Maury County. James Stockard was a Revolutionary War soldier and died before 1822 in Maury County. Richard Stockard's mother, Ellen Stockard was born in Scotland and died in Maury Co., in 1810. Richard was married twice, first to Elizabeth Johnson on 23 Sept. 1818. They had a daughter named Sarah Ann Stockard (buried McClain Cemetery). Richard Stockard's second wife the widow Cynthia McLean Hill (dau. of Ephraim and Polly Boyd McLean of Snow Creek.), 20 Oct 1836. Richard and Cynthia had a son named Samuel McLean Stockard the recipient of the famous "Stockard Letter by Alney Hite McLean".

Information and photo by Mary Bob McClain Richardson, ggg-granddaughter of Richard Stockard. 4/12/2006. Biography from "Hunter Meeting House"