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Stone Family

 

William Stone was born about 1603.

Thomas Stone (1635, married Mary Richard),
John Stone (1648),
Matthew Stone (married Margery),
Elizabeth Stone (married William Calvert),
Mary Stone (married John Thomas and Robert Doyne), and 
Catherine Stone.

William came to America about 1619 with a group of Puritan settlers. In 1648 they moved to Maryland. The group included Richard Beard and William Burgess.

He was governor of f Maryland from 1649 to 1655.

In 1653 he signed a proclamation forbidding Mark Pheypo and others from taking and killing wild cattle.

William died about 1660.

In 1674 Matthew Stone witnessed a deed of gift from Henry Bonner to his step-sons.

 
 
 
 

John Stone was the son of William Stone and Verlinda Cotton.

Thomas Stone
John Stone
Matthew Stone (1679, married Rachel Smoot)
Walter Stone. 
Eleanor Stone. 
Elizabeth Stone. 

As early as 1670 John Stone was Gentleman Justice of the Quorum in Charles County.

In 1682 he signed a petition as one of His Majesty's Protestant subjects.

In 1687 he was a commissioner of the peace.

From 1678 to 1688 he represented Charles County in the General Assembly.

He died in 1698.

Thomas and Walter inherited a 500-acre portion of Poynton Manor, and 80 acres of St. John's. Matthew and John inherited the 500 acres of Mangawoman. Eleanor and Elizabeth inherited 400 acres of Durwin. His widow received one-third of the personal estate. The overseers were John Bayne, William Dent, Gerard Fowke, and William Stone. 

 
 
 
Maryland was established with religious freedom for Catholics. The colonial economy was based on tobacco cultivated by Africans who had been enslaved.

Matthew Stone was in born about 1679 in Charles County, Maryland. He was the son of John and Elizabeth Stone.

He married Rachel Smoot about 1720. Rachel was born about 1685 in Charles County, Maryland and died after 1750.

Rachel and Matthew's probably children included:

John Stone (1714),
Samuel Stone ( 1726, married Elizabeth Howard),
Matthew Stone, Jr. (married Sarah Douglas)
Thomas Stone,
Barton Stone (married Sarah Speake), and
William Stone (1723, married Mary Goodrick).

Matthew died before August 10, 1750 in Charles County, Maryland.

American colonists continued to use British monetary units, namely the pound, shilling and pence for which £1 (or li) equalled 20s and 1s equalled 12d. In 1792 the dollar was established as the basic unit of currency.
 

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It was common for bequests to include wearing apparel.

Matthew Stone was in born about 1679 in Charles County, Maryland. He was the son of John Stone and Elizabeth Warren. He died before August 10, 1750 in Charles, Maryland. He married Rachel Smoot about 1720. Rachel was born about 1685 in Charles County, Maryland and died after 1750.

Their children:

Reverend John Stone born 1714 died on August 6, 1776 in Charles County.

Samuel Stone born 1726 died after1790. He married Elizabeth Howard who was born about 1730, Charles County, Maryland died after 1790.

Matthew Stone, Jr. was born in Charles County, Maryland. He died before August 10, 1757, Charles County, Maryland. He married Sarah Douglas about 1749.

Thomas Stone died before January, 1758.

Barton Stone died before February 1786. He married Sarah Speake about 1748. Sarah died after 1766.

William Stone born 1723 died after 1759. He married Mary Goodrick.

 

Maryland was established with religious freedom for Catholics. The colonial economy was based on tobacco cultivated by Africans who had been enslaved.
 
 
Estate inventories give us a glance into the home life of Colonial Americans.
The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 6  edited by Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard

Lieutenant Thomas and Elizabeth Warren had several children, among them Thomas, heir, of Charles county. He was a planter, and lived on his plantation called Frailty. His will, dated 6th January, 1705-6, proved 23d November, 1710, gives Frailty to his wife, Jane, and 300 acres of land to son, Thomas; mentions son, Barton, under age, and several daughters, and that his wife was with child.

One of his children, Mary Warren, married John Stone, of Charles county, planter, born 1748 [sic 1648], died 1776 [sic 1698], who was a son of Thomas Stone, Jr., of Charles county

[Thomas was] (a brother of David Stone, of Poynton, [who was] the father of Thomas Stone, of Charles county, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence),

a son of Thomas Stone, of Poynton, Charles county, Maryland. (a grandson of Captain William Stone, first Protestant Governor of the Province of Maryland, 1648), and his wife, Elizabeth Warren, one of the daughters of the aforesaid Lieutenant Thomas Warren, Jr., of Charles county, who died in 1684.

 

Slavery is an immoral system of forced labor where people are treated as property to be bought and sold. It was legal in the American Colonies and the United States until the Civil War.
 
 
 

Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A;
29 Jan 1661, Page 188

Mr. Thomas Stone, having the oath of Commissioner given him, has desired to have a copy of said oath to see whether in conscience he could take the same; granted

 
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