Robert Stoney


Brief Life History of Robert

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.

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Robert Stoney
Ann Graviler
Marriage: 20 November 1740
John Stoney
Robert Stoney
Sarah Stoney
Nancy Stoney
Chrisopher Stoney
William Stoney

Sources (4)

  • Robert Stoner, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Robert Stoney in entry for William Stoney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Stoney in entry for Christopher Stoney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1740Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 84

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 98

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 104

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

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

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