John Stedman III

M, b. 1 September 1679, d. before 7 June 1737
FatherJohn B. Stedman II b. 5 Apr 1651, d. 25 Nov 1734
MotherViolet Shepard b. c 1658, d. 4 Aug 1682
     John was born on Friday, 1 September 1679 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut. John married Abigail Andrews, daughter of Samuel Andrews and Elizabeth Spencer, circa 1703 in Connecticut. John's wife, Abigail, died between 20 March 1725 and 24 October 1725 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, leaving him a widower; Her death came between the birth of her last child & her husband's remarriage. John married 2nd Mary Wheeler, (widow of John Adkins) on 24 October 1725. She was born 24 OCT 1684 in Stow, Middlesex Co., MA and died 11 JUL 1755 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT. John departed this life before 7 June 1737 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut. On 7 June 1737, the court granted his wife, Abigail, administration of his estate. The court accepted her accounts on 2 February 1744. The inventory of John's estate was taken on Tuesday, 19 January 1740. It was taken by Joseph Hawley, Isaac Cowles, and H. Deming. They valued the estate at £103 14 shilling 3 pence.1


Abigail Andrews b. c 1680, d. bt 20 Mar 1725 - 24 Oct 1725


  1. [S314] John Lisle, Stedman Family Organization, Famiy History Research, Items of Real Estate
    Inventory in Volume XIV; page 130 - Name: John Stedman, Sen. Location: Farmington
    Inventory £103-14-03. Taken 19 January, 1740, by Joseph Hawley, Isaac Cowles and H. Deming.
    Court Record, page 9--7 June, 1737: Adms. granted to Abigail Stedman, widow, who recog. with Samuel Cowles of sd. Farmington.
    page 37 (Volume XIV) 2 February, 1743-4: Abigail Stedman, Adms., exhibited an account of her Adms., which is accepted by the Court.