George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 8 February 1768]

8. Rid to Muddy hole—Doeg Run & Mill and in returng. met Mr. Alexander Mr. Stoddard and Captn. Posey, who had just catchd 2 foxes. Returnd w. them to Dinner.

Stoddard is possibly a member of the Stoddert family of Prince George’s and Charles counties, Md. Thomas Stoddert, who served with the Maryland troops in the French and Indian War, was the father of Benjamin Stoddert (1751–1813) by his wife Sarah Marshall Stoddert, daughter of Thomas Marshall of Marshall Hall.

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