George Stocking (1728 - 1777) and Eunice Cobb (1728 - 1795) of Glastonbury, CN

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    The Stocking family supplied gun powder to the Revolutionary War troops.  Eunice Cobb coordinating distribution and sales.  While on the way home from meeting with Washington's troops in Boston, she heard a loud explosion.  She immediately knew what it was.  Her husband and two sons were killed in the explosion.  Afterwards she obtained funding, rebuilt the powder mill and continued to supply gun powder for the remainder of the Revolutionary War.  The Glastonbury DAR chapter is named for her.  The remnants of the mill can still be seen in Glastonbury, CN.   
Web Links: Glastonbury Conn DAR Chapter     CT DAR Description   Descendants of George Stocking (1582 - 1683)
Books: Charles Henry Wright Stocking., The Stocking Ancestry Comprising the Descendants of George Stocking Founder of the American Family (The Lakeside Press, 1903).
M.D. Edward E. Cornwall, "Family of George Stocking," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 50 (April 1896): 171-176.