Winfield Scott Stone

Brief Life History of Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott Stone was born in May 1856, in Ryo, Gordon, Georgia, United States as the son of Catharine Stone. He married Sarah F Bunch on 2 July 1876, in Gordon, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fairmount, Gordon, Georgia, United States for about 40 years and District 1056, Gordon, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 19 November 1931, in Gordon, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery, Ryo, Gordon, Georgia, United States.

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Winfield Scott Stone
Sarah F Bunch
Marriage: 2 July 1876
Luther William Stone
Pinkney W. Stone
Fannie I Stone
Delia Stone
Thomas Elbert Stone
Bessie Stone
Oscar Stone
Ida Stone

Sources (13)

  • Winfield S Stone in household of Mary Stone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • W. S. Stone, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Winfield Stone, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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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