This collection contains personal, business, and real estate papers of Thomas C. Stockton, one of the first medical doctors
in San Diego County in the late nineteenth century.
Thomas Coates Stockton was born in 1837 in Smith Creek, New Brunswick, Canada. He trained first as a teacher and then studied
medicine at Harvard University and the Bellevue Hospital medical school in New York. He graduated in 1866 and moved to San
Diego in 1869, where he met Minnie Grey Slade. Minnie was born in Buffalo, New York to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Slade, and was
sent to San Diego in 1870 to improve her health. She and Thomas Stockton married on June 5, 1873. They had one surviving child,
Mabel Stockton Eckhardt.
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