Person:John Stout (2)

m. 1587
  1. John Stout1580 - 1620
  • HJohn Stout1580 - 1620
m. 13 Nov 1609
  1. Richard Stout1605 - 1705
  • HJohn Stout1580 - 1620
Facts and Events
Name John Stout
Alt Name John Staught
Gender Male
Birth? 1580 Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, England
Alt Birth[2] 1580
Alt Birth? 1583 Holland
Marriage 13 Nov 1609 Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, Englandto Elizabeth Bee
Death? 1620 ,,Nottinghamshire,England
Ancestral File Number 8XL8-QX
Burial? , , England, U.K.

Born in Holland and lived in Nottinghamshire, England. Father of Richard Stout who came to America in about 1612, and was probably the first white settle in New Jersey.

The name "Stout" oringinated in England (some say Germany) during the time of Knighthood. It was applied to a strong man who because of his strength and endurance bacame know as "Knight Stout". The shield of Knight Stout consisted of five leopard heads in black, forming a cross, and the Latin words "Concilio que manu" in silver. He carried this shield through the Crusades in 1096 AD.

This information was taken from the book "I Was There" written by Owen Stout, an autobiography published by Stout's Print Shop in Paoli, Indiana 1960.

  1.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ancestral File (TM). (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).
  2. Ancestral File.