Luman Stone

Male21 July 1779–15 March 1855

Brief Life History of Luman

When Luman Stone was born on 21 July 1779, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Aaron Stone, was 37 and his mother, Lois Dudley, was 34. He married Rhoda Northway about 1809, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in East Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 March 1855, in North Madison, East Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rockland Cemetery, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luman Stone
Rhoda Northway
Marriage: about 1809
Eunice Stone
Alma Stone
Sherman Stone
Truman Stone
Asahel Stone
Heman Stone
Electa Stone
Emmeline Stone
Curtis Stone
John Stone
Rachel Emeline Stone

Sources (7)

  • Luman Stone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Luman Stone, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Luman Stone in entry for Rhoda Stone, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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  • Marriage
    about 1809Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 2

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 10

    Oldest Mamorial

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 21

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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