Ephraim Stephen Stone

South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim Stephen

When Ephraim Stephen Stone was born in 1811, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Ephraim Stone, was 17 and his mother, Catherine Crouse, was 8. He married Elvira Wilbanks in 1836, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Gordon, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Fairmount, Gordon, Georgia, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1863.

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Ephraim Stephen Stone
Elvira Wilbanks
Marriage: 1836
Martha J Stone
Elizabeth Stone
William Stone
Mary A Stone
Nancy Carolyn Stone

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World Events (8)

Age 1
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1822 · Slave Rebellion
Age 11
"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
Age 35
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

(1997: 58496;2007: 114759; 2010: 153329)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’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Ephraim Stone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ephraim Stone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ephraim Stone, "Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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