When Robert Stoney was born in 1717, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Stoney, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Swaine, was 26. He married Ann Graviler on 20 November 1740, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.
English (West Yorkshire):
in Yorkshire, a standardized pronunciation (recorded from the 17th century) of Stanehow or Staney, an unidentified locality in or near Kettlewell (Yorkshire) named with northern Middle English stane ‘stone’ + how ‘mound’.
variant of Stanney, a habitational name from Stanney (Cheshire), from Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + ēg ‘island’.