Ephraim Stone

Brief Life History of Ephraim

When Ephraim Stone was born in 1811, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Allen Stone, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Lynch, was 40. 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. He died on 13 September 1865, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Stone
1811–1865
Elvira Wilbanks
1814–
Marriage: 1836
Martha J Stone
1837–
Sarah Elizabeth Stone
1839–1916
William Stone
1843–
Mary A Stone
1844–
Nancy Carolyn Stone
1848–1916

Sources (5)

  • Ephraim Stone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ephraim Stone, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Ephraim Stone, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1822 · Slave Rebellion

"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."

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

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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