Levi Newton Stone

Brief Life History of Levi Newton

When Levi Newton Stone was born on 2 December 1804, in Boyle, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Thomas Stone, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Gaines, was 22. He married Alpha Yager on 13 November 1828. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 12 January 1877, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Levi Newton Stone
Alpha Yager
Marriage: 13 November 1828
Nancy Smith Stone
John Church Stone
Sara Ann Stone
Nancy Stone
Wesley Thomas Stone
James Stone
Susan Frances Stone
Lucinda Gaar Stone
Frederic Fielding Stone
Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Stone
Levi Harvey Stone

Sources (9)

  • Levi Stone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi N Stone, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Levi Newton Stone, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English ston(e) ‘stone, rock’ (Old English stān). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on stony ground, by a notable outcrop of rock, or by a stone boundary-marker or monument, or habitational, from a place called Stone, such as those in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire.

Irish (Kilkenny): adopted for Irish Ó Clochartaigh (see Clougherty ) and/or Ó Clochasaigh (see Clohessy ), and possibly several other names containing or thought to contain the element cloch ‘stone’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of various surnames in other languages, meaning ‘stone’, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, French Lapierre .

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

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