Polly Stone


Brief Life History of Polly

When Polly Stone was born in 1802, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Conway Stone, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Galaglee, was 40. She married Josiah Roberts on 25 December 1823, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pleasant Ridge Township, Fulton, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Gainsboro, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1870. She died in 1870, in Fulton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Josiah Roberts
Polly Stone
Marriage: 25 December 1823
Elbert F. Sevier Roberts
Narcissa V. C. Roberts
about 1844–1872
Leonora M. Caroline Roberts
John W. D. Roberts
William T S Roberts

Sources (6)

  • Mary Robert in household of Josiah Robert, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Roberts in household of Joseph Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Polly Stone, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1823Blount, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · Louisiana Purchase Opens Mississippi for Commerce

    Age 1

    In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase it made it so that the Mississippi River would be opened to commerce. The stretch of land includes present day Mississippi, Louisiana, and continues Northward.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 18

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    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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