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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."