Independence Stone

6 April 1809–19 March 1887 (Age 77)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Independence

When Independence Stone was born on 6 April 1809, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Limen Stone, was 43 and his mother, Anne Gibson, was 38. He married Mary Eliza Coy on 3 March 1828, in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years and Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 19 March 1887, in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States, at the age of 77.

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Independence Stone
Mary Eliza Coy
Marriage: 3 March 1828
Augusta A Stone
George W. Stone
Caroline E Stone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1828Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 9
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 21
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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 (17)

    • Indipendance Stone in entry for Charles F. Hanover, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
    • Indapendence Stone, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Independance Stone in entry for Charles F. Hanover and Augusta Stone, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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