Ralph Alf Stone

Brief Life History of Ralph Alf

When Ralph Alf Stone was born on 15 November 1885, in Lewis, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Marion Stone, was 39 and his mother, Martha Ann Fults, was 30. He married Alice Dyre on 30 April 1917, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1970, in Emerson, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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Ralph Alf Stone
Elsie J. Dyer
Marriage: 30 April 1917
Alpha Rafe Stone

Sources (10)

  • Ralph Stone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Stone, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Ralph Stone, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Historical Boundaries 1894: Lewis, Kentucky, United States

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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