John Jay Stocking

24 Apr 1806 - 23 Oct 1870
John Jay Stocking (1806-1870) was born 24 Apr. 1806 in Westfield, Hampden Co. Massachusetts. He was the son of Israel Stocking and Rosanna Harrison. He married Catherine Emeline Ensign on 2 Apr. 1832 in Westfield, and they were the parents of Sarah Delight Stocking, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff; widowed. He married Harriet Ensign on 17 Oct. 1841 in Westfield. He was baptized 1 Feb. 1842. He died in 1870 in Herriman, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

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