Sarah Jane Stoner

July 1857–9 April 1936 (Age 78)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Stoner was born in July 1857, in Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Stoner, was 38 and her mother, Ester Welch, was 36. She married Bernard Ruhly on 31 March 1878, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 9 April 1936, in West Unity, Williams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in West Unity, Brady Township, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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Bernard Ruhly
Sarah Jane Stoner
Marriage: 31 March 1878
Esther Etta Ruhly
Alfred Burdell Ruhly

Spouse and Children

31 March 1878
Vermilion, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 3

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English (Sussex): topographic name for someone who lived in a stone-built house ( see Stone ), with the habitational or agent suffix -er.2 Translation of German Steiner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Stoner in household of Abraham Stoner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Stoner in entry for George W. Stipe and Etta E. Rhuly, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Sarah J Stoner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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