Frances Stone

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Stone was born about 1780, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, her father, Stephen Stone Sr, was 31 and her mother, Kezziah A. Oliver, was 27. She married Cornelius Tinsley on 16 January 1804, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died after 1804, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Tinsley
1783–1840
Frances Stone
about 1780–after 1804
Marriage: 16 January 1804
William Tinsley
1815–1849
Uriah Tinsley
1815–

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Stone - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Frances Stone
  • Fanny Stone, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Fanny Stone, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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World Events (8)

about 1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1781 · The First Constitution

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.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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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