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Stockdale Station

Location: Talladega Co., Alabama
Founded: circa 1843

History: James Seeds Stockdale, born in the County of Down, Ireland, and his wife Sarah journeyed to North America, originally settled near Charleston, N.C. circa 1828, and finally settled in Alabama around 1839 as one of the first founding families of Talladega Co. James Stockdale purchased land circa 1843 on which he founded a plantation and owned many slaves. He was the owner of Stockdale Station until his death in 1865. After serving as a Confederate Major in the Civil War, Dr. John Stockdale, eldest son of James Stockdale returned home and settled near his father's homeplace. He practiced medicine at Stockdale Station until his death July 2, 1912.

Associated Surnames: Stockdale


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