John Norton Stone

28 October 1828–
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Norton

When John Norton Stone was born on 28 October 1828, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, George A. Stone, was 30 and his mother, Prudence Channel, was 27.

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Family Time Line

George A. Stone
1798–1871
Prudence Channel
1800–1837
William Gibson Stone
1822–1859
Amanda Stone
1823–1859
John Norton Stone
1828–
Alpheus Spencer Stone
1835–1878

Parents and Siblings

    George A. Stone

    Male1798–1871Male

    Prudence Channel

    Female1800–1837Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 8

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English stān ‘stone’, in any of several uses. It is most commonly a topographic name, for someone who lived either on stony ground or by a notable outcrop of rock or a stone boundary-marker or monument, but it is also found as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in stone, a mason or stonecutter. There are various places in southern and western England named with this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.2 Translation of various surnames in other languages, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, and compound names formed with this word.

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

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