Family: Johannes Peter "John" Stockman/Elizabeth Catharina "Catherine" Epting (F2082475430)

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  • Father | Male
    Johannes Peter "John" Stockman

    Born  Abt 1750   
    Died  Bef Jun 1822   
    Buried     
    Married  Abt or Bef 1784  [1, 2, 3, 4]   
    Other Spouse  Barbara Mayer | F2082454171 
    Married  Between 1795-1799   
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Catharina "Catherine" Epting

    Born  13 Sep 1739  Rötenberg, Schwarzwaldkreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened    Rötenberg Evangelical Luth Ch, Rötenberg, Schwarzwaldkreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1821  Pomaria, Newberry Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  Johann Jacob "John" Folk | F2082449756 
    Married  1752  Pomaria, Newberry Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Capt Johann Adam "John" Hebding, Sr | F2082449757 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Christina Barbara Osiander | F2082449757 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Catherine Stockman

    Born     
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    Peter Stockman, Jr

    Born     
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Anna Maria "Mary" Stockman

    Born  7 Apr 1776   
    Died  19 Apr 1850   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    John George Stockman

    Born  Abt 1783   
    Died  Aft Aug 1812   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Elizabeth Stockman

    Born  Abt 1792   
    Died  18 May 1849   
    Buried     

  • Notes  Children:
    • 1) It is generally accepted that Catherine Epting and Peter Stockman had 2 children together:
      1 - Anna Maria Stockman
      2 - John George Stockman

      2) In support of this:
      a) 4) "Peter Dickert, b. ca 1773, d. 1854, m. Anna Maria Stockman, b. 7 Apr 1783, d. 19 Apr 1850, d/o Peter Stockman and Catherine Epting Folk, widow of Jacob Folk." Source: Dickert, Peter Family Bio fm Dutch Fork Family Bios.


      3) Contradicting this:
      a) "Peter Stockman had several more children. I believe all of them are half siblings to the children of Jacob Folk. George Stockman, Catherine Stockman, and Elizabeth Stockman as well as possible a Peter Stockman Jr. round out the family."
      Source: "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk.

    Marriage:
    • 2nd Husband for Her & 2nd Marriage for Him.

      1) "After the death of Jacob Folk, Catherine Epting Folk married 2) Peter Stockman (Smith to Wheeler, Newberry Deeds O-52)." Source: Epting, John Adam Fam Bio at Dutch Fork Fam Bios.

      2) "It is probable that in 1784 Peter married Catharina Folk, widow of Jacob and daughter of John Adam Epting, although this marriage may have taken place earlier." Source: Cath Eliz Epting & Johann Peter Stockman.

      3) "I believe that Peter Stockman, son of Engel Stockman who was also in the Dutch Fork area, married Jacob's widow, Elizabeth Catherine Epting Folk. " Source: "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk.

      4) "Peter Stockman sold land on 25 Dec 1795 to John Uriah Wicker and his wife Catherine signed the Dower. On 26 Dec 1795 apparently this same transaction was recorded again but again Peter and his wife Catherine signed the deed. peter Stockman's wife was Barbara when land was sold in the 1804 deed reported above. In 1799 when John Zeigler died, Peter Stockman and Barbara Stockman were appointed administrators of his estate. It appears that Peter Stockman had more than one wife and possibly three. Prior to 1784 when Peter assumed guardianship of the Folk children at least two of his children were born. These two, Anna Maria and George may be children by a first wife. It is probably that in 1784 Peter married Catharine Folk, widow of Jacob and daughter of John Adam Epting, although this marriage may have taken place earlier. It is unlikely that it occurred early enough for daughter Anna Maria Stockman to have been a daughter of Catherine Epting Folk since her first husband died in 1774 [this has since been determined to be 1777 - Steve Mears] The first of Peter's wives whose name we know is Catherine who was Peter's wife in 1795. Apparently sometime after 1795 and prior to 1799 Catherine died and Peter married a Barbara (last name unknown)."
      Source: Cath Eliz Epting & Johann Peter Stockman - by Stockman Fam Newsletter.

      1) 1801
      a) After the death of Jacob Folk, Catherine Epting Folk, m. 2) Peter Stockman (Smith to Wheeler, Nby Deeds O-52).
      b) "Land on Camping Creek left by LWT of Jacob Folk to wife, Catherine, was sold in 1801 by Matthew Smith to George Wheeler (Newberry Deeds O-52). This deed states that Jacob Folk's widow had remarried Peter Stockman and from whom land had been bought by Matthew Smith." Source: Stockman, Johann Engel Fam Bio fm Dutch Fork Fam Bios.

    Guardianship:
    • 1) "Peter Stockman had taken on the responsibility of caring for the children of Jacob Folk following Jacob's death June 20 1777. On December 17, 1784 Peter Stockman was made guardian of Jacob Folk's minor children, John Adam, Elizabeth, and Jacob Junior ... It is likely that John Adam and Jacob Jr. Folk were living with Peter Stockman in 1790. If so, John Adam was 20 years old and Jacob Jr was 18 years old ... his first wife died and he married the Widow Folk. This is the reason that Peter became guardian of the Folk Children. "
      Source: "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk.

      2) "On 12/17/1784, Peter Stockman was made guardian of John Adam Folk, minor son of Jacob Folk, deceased. [source: W.P. Young - 'Abstracts of Old Ninety Six and Abbeville District Wills, P. 395 - Book 107, Package 1796.].
      Source: "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk.

    Census:
    • First Census of the United States, Ninety-Six Dist, Newberry County, page 78, Col 3.

      "Name of Head of Family. Stockman, Peter
      Free white males of 16 years and upward Including heads of families. 4
      Free white males under 16 years. 2
      Free white females including heads of families. 3
      All other free persons. [0]
      Slaves. 8"

      Source: First Census of the United States, Ninety-Six Dist, Newberry County, page 78, Col 3. Transcribed by Steve Mears.

  • Sources 
    1. [S583282368] Folk, Jacob Family, Unk, (http://www.dfchapter.homestead.com/Folk.html).

    2. [S583282366] Epting, Catherine Elizabeth & Johann P Stockman by Stockman Fam Newsletter, (http://www.zianet.com/stockman_allen/PeteSC.html).

    3. [S583282340] Steve Mears (Family Tree Compiler), Steve Mears, mearsgenealogy at zianet dot com [replace 'at' and 'dot' with symbols], 6014 N Jornada Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88012.

    4. [S583282337] "Desc of Jacob Folk" by Frank/Perry/Mike/James Folk, Perry Folk, 6 Inglewood Drive, Greenville, SC 29609, earle234@aol.com, (Published Sep 2001 (if some entries are dated before Sep 2001, I received an advance draft of several "Mears" pages from the book a few months before it was published - Steve Mears, Family Tree Compiler)).