Occupation: colonist, constable, overseer.
Comments: Ran away from home and joined - or impressed - into the British Navy where he served for 7 years. At New Amsterdam, left his ship and through bearing arms became a Netherlands subject. 1643 owned plantation # 18 at Gravesend, Long Island. 1664 with eleven others, was granted a patent to a large section of New (East) Jersey in the vicinity of Monmouth by Gov. Nichols of New York. 1667 held lot # 6 and upland country at Middleton. 1669 overseer and constable. Illiterate. 1667 received additional 745 acres by patent. 1675 deeded 1,800 acres to his heirs. Will proved 23-Oct-1705 at Perth Amboy: Lib. 1, p 120 NJ Wills. Will - page xxii of Stout book. See Stout book, p. 1. Pioneers of Old Hopewell p. 40, 41, 204. Nottigham, England - Portrait & biographical record of Hunterdon & Warren Co.'s NJ p. 258. Gravesend = Brooklyn, NY. NJ archives Vol 1 p 446. Tradition of our Ancestors p 14, 136. Hist of the Stout family by Nathan Stout. Et.al.
Spouse: Penelope Kent or Lent Van Princin (Married 1645)
Children: John Stout, Richard Stout, James Stout, Mary Stout, Alice Stout, Peter Stout, Sarah Stout, Johnathan Stout, David Stout, Benjamin Stout
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