When Helen Elizabeth Stone was born on 5 August 1905, in Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, Ernest M. Stone, was 29 and her mother, Nellie B Somers, was 23. She died on 8 February 1942, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 36.
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 .