Oliver Stoneking

about 1854–18 July 1870 (Age 16)
Tyler, Virginia, United States

The Life of Oliver

When Oliver Stoneking was born about 1854, in Tyler, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Stoneking, was 49 and his mother, Dorcas Gapen, was 43. He lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 18 July 1870, in Tyler, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Tyler, West Virginia, United States.

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Henry Stoneking
Dorcas Gapen
Elisha Stoneking
Sara Ann Stoneking
Oliver Stoneking
Rebecca Stoneking
Joshua Joseph Stoneking
Stephen Stoneking
Samuel Stoneking
Clarissa Stoneking
Rachel Stoneking
Margaret Stoneking
Mary Jane Stoneking
Eunice Stoneking
Daniel Stoneking
David Stoneking

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World Events (6)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 7

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 8

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Translation of German Steinkönig, composed of Middle High German stein ‘stone’ + kūnic ‘king’, perhaps a nickname of anecdotal origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Oliver Stoneking in household of Henry Stoneking, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oliver Stoneking in household of Dorcas Stoneking, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oliver Stoneking, "West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932"

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