My gt-grandfather, Edward D. Stockman, was b. 1846 in New York and d. 1888 in Denver, Colo. Almost no primary evidence has been found to tie the generations together. However, the circumstantial evidence suggests the following descent: 1.Johann Tobias Stockman, b. c.1740, Germany; m. Maria Juliana [----?----]. Their son: 2.Justus Christian Stockmann, b. c.1770 Grafenhausen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany; came to Philadelphia 1794; m. 7 Oct 1794 St michael's & Zion Lutheran Church, German Town, Philadelphia, Carolina Frederica Reiche, b. 1778 Germany; d. 8 Nov 1853 Toledo, Lucas Co., Oh. Their son: 3.Charles William Stockman, b. 4 Dec 1807 Albany Co., N.Y., or Rensselaer Co., N.Y.; m. 31 Oct 1827 Albany Co., N.Y., Jane P. Ten Eycke, b. c. 1810; d. 3 Jul 1880 Denver, Colo.Their son: 4. Edward D. Stockman, b. 1846 New York; d. 1888 Denver, Colo.; m. 3 Aug 1868 Omaha, Neb., Amanda Margaret Jones, b. 29 Nov 1846 Tazewell Co., Illinois; d. 27 Jan 1917 Littleton, Colo. Their son: 5. Walter August Stockman (my grandfather), b. 30 May 1878 Denver; d. 20 Mar 1928 Los Angeles; m. 1 Mar 1900 Ellen Mae Anderspm, b. 16 Jun 1878 Denver; d. 27 Nov 1921 Denver. Is anyone familiar with this line?