Theodore Mortimer Stone

Male29 August 1812–22 February 1890

Brief Life History of Theodore Mortimer

When Theodore Mortimer Stone was born on 29 August 1812, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Norman Stone, was 25 and his mother, Tryphena Hand, was 26. He married Eunice M Humphrey on 17 July 1834, in Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mansfield, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 25 years. He died on 22 February 1890, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mansfield, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Theodore Mortimer Stone
Eunice M Humphrey
Marriage: 17 July 1834
Norman Smith Stone
Sarah Mariah Stone
Stephen J Stone
Sydney Delison Stone
Anson Rovila Stone

Sources (9)

  • Thedore M Stone, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Theodore M Stone, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Mortinus Stone, "United States Census, 1880"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1834Otsego, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 17

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 24

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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