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Edmonton in Metcalfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robert Stockton

 
 
Robert Stockton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Robert Stockton Marker
Inscription.  Baptized by Samuel Harris, 1771. Captured in the Battle of Brandywine and held prisoner for two years. Was active in forming the Strawberry Baptist Association of Virginia and helped constitute 11 of the churches composing that body. Constituted Dripping Springs Baptist Church Feb. 3, 1798 and was chosen as it's first pastor. Returned to Virginia 3 months later and was chosen moderator of the Strawberry Association for the 16th time.→

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Chosen 1st moderator of the Green River Association. Joined Dripping Springs Church Feb. 1800, moderator of Green River Association 10 times.
 
Erected by the Green River Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is February 3, 1798.
 
Location. 36° 59.531′ N, 85° 39.281′ W. Marker is in Edmonton, Kentucky, in Metcalfe County. Marker can be reached from John Ray Road, 0.2 miles north of U.S. 68, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Stockton-Ray Cemetery.
Robert Stockton Marker (rear) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Robert Stockton Marker (rear)
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: John Ray Road, Edmonton KY 42129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. Robert Stockton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Henry Newman (approx. 2½ miles away); County Named, 1860 (approx. 2½ miles away); Founder of Edmonton (approx. 2½ miles away); Metcalfe County War Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Dripping Springs (approx. 4.4 miles away); Discovery of Sulphur Well / Beula Villa Hotel (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edmonton.
 
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Revolutionary War Plaque mounted on grave marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. Revolutionary War Plaque mounted on grave marker.
View of marker on left in the Stockton-Ray Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
4. View of marker on left in the Stockton-Ray Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Aug. 16, 2022