He married twice. He married Mary Carroll before 1714. Mary was born 1687. Mary was the daughter of Thomas Carroll(Jr.) and Rebecca Fisher. Mary died before 1728. He married Elinor (Johnson) after 1728. Elinor may have been the daughter of George Johnson d. 1732 Accomack. Afradozie Johnson is a surety to John Sturgis on the estate of Littleton in 1743. John is shown with his own household in 1730; Somerset Tax Lists; Mattapony Hundred. In 1714, John Sturges, Jr. and his wife Mary sell land. In 1734, Donnock Dennis deeded to John Sturgis, Jr. "Rochester." From 1735-1740 living in Boquertornorton Hundred, per Tax Lists. He died after 1743 when he administered the estate of his son, Littleton. Probably the John who died in 1758, Boquerternorton Hundred.
Will dated August 25, 1755, probated November 8, 1758. He named wife Eliner and left her dwelling plantation and estate. Wife and son Joshua Sturgis executors; witnesses: Joshua Sturgis, Henry Turner and John Teague. (Worcester Co. MD Wills JW2, f.191, Neil & Leslie Keddie, Family Tree Bookshop)
John Sturgis(III) and Elinor (Johnson) had the following children:
+ 46 i. John4 Sturgis (IV).
+ 47 ii. Joshua Sturgis.
48 iii. William (aka Micajah) Sturgis was born 1728. William died 1762 in Worcester Co., MD, at 34 years of age. He married Mary Bishop after 1757. Mary was born 1729. Mary was the daughter of William Bishop(Sr.) and Saborough "Sabra" Jones. Mary died 1763 at 34 years of age. He gave a deposition in 1756. He died intestate and his estate was probated by his brother, Daniel.
+ 49 iv. Daniel Sturgis was born about 1731.
John Sturgis(III) and Mary Carroll had the following child:
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