Stockdale, Joseph

Born: 1815-XX-XX England, United Kingdom

Died: 1858-10-16 Springfield, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Stockdale immigrated prior to 1840, when he married Melissa Elliott in Ohio. In 1845, they settled in Springfield, Illinois, where Stockdale bred and dealt in cattle and horses.

Newton Bateman and Paul Selby, eds., Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Sangamon County (Chicago: Munsell, 1912 ), 2:1644; Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 26 September 1855, 2:2; 21 October 1858, 2:4; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Springfield, Sangamon County, IL, 77; Gravestone, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL.