Robert Stoney

1717–
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Robert Stoney
1717–
Ann Graviler
1720–
Marriage: 20 November 1740
John Stoney
1745–
Robert Stoney
1749–1812
Sarah Stoney
1747–
Nancy Stoney
1751–
Chrisopher Stoney
1757–
William Stoney
1760–

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.
    1815
    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.

    Sources (3)

    • Robert Stoney in entry for William Stoney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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