DESCENDANTS OF JOHN STONE

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                               Don Norman

 

1.JOHN STONE

 

    John Stone was born in England in 1824 and died in Clay County WV in 1905.  He came to Newport News, VA in 1839 and met and married Nancy Eliza Shumacher in 1843. Eliza was born in VA in March 1821.  About 1873, the family moved to Clay County WV and located at Lizemores.

    They are listed in the 1900 Clay County WV census. They had been married 57. years. Eliza was the mother of 12 children, with 6 living.

 

Known children of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone.

 

  2.  (1). Emily                   b.c.     1851

         m.Frank Walker

 

  3.  (2). John                    b.c.     1853

         m."Sis" Legg

 

  4.  (3). Thomas                  b.c.     1855

         m.Martha Hypes

 

  5.  (4). Harriet                 b.c.     1857

         m.Lou Morton

 

  6.  (5). Sarah                   b.c.     1859

         m.Scott Legg

 

  7.  (6). James                   b.c.     1861

         m.Mary Ramsey

 

  8.  (7). Philip Nicodemus        b.c.     1863

         m.Sadie Copenhaver

 

 

2.EMILY STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Emily Stone, a daughter of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was born in VA about 1851 and came to Clay County WV with her family about 1873.  She married Frank Walker.

 

Children of Frank and Emily (Stone) Walker.

 

  9.  (1). George

 

 10.  (2). Hiram

 

 11.  (3). Arie

 

 12.  (4). Harriet

 

 

3.JOHN L. STONE Jr.      1.JOHN STONE

 

    John L. Stone Jr., a son of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was

born in VA in January 1855 and came to Clay County WV with his family in 1873.  He married Margaret R. "Sis" Legg. Margaret was born in VA in June 1854.

      The family is listed in the 1900 Clay County WV census. They had been married 24 years. Margaret was the mother of 11 children, with 9 living.

 

 

Known children of John L. Jr. and Margaret R. “Sis" (Legg) Stone.

 

 13.  (1). Elizabeth                b. Nov    1877

 

 14.  (2). Eliza Fannie             b. Jan    1880

 

 15.  (3). Emma V.                  b. Mar    1882

 

 16.  (4). Robert Lee               b. Jan    1884

 

 17.  (5). James C.                 b. Feb    1886

 

 18.  (6). Sarah M.                 b. May    1888

 

 19.  (7). Nelson C.                b. May    1892

         m. Elsie -----

 

 20.  (8). Rosella                  b. Aug    1894

 

 21.  (9). Jessie L.                b. Sep    1896

 

 4.THOMAS STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Thomas Stone, a son of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was born in VA about 1855 and died in Clay County WV before 1900. He came to Clay County WV with his family in 1873.  He married Martha Hypes. Martha, a daughter of John M. and Rachel Hypes, was born in VA in July 1857.

      Martha is listed in the 1900 Clay county WV census. She was the mother of 8 children, with 6 living.

 

 

Children of Thomas and Martha (Hypes) Stone.

 

 22.  (1). Zora                     b. Apr    1876

 

 23.  (2). John M.                  b. Aug    1878

 

 24.  (3). Rachel                   b. Apr    1884

 

 25.  (4). Virgie                   b. Feb    1887

 

 26.  (5). Mary L.                  b. Mar    1889

 

 27.  (6). Lydia                    b. Aug    1894

 

 

5.HARRIET STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Harriet Stone, a daughter of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was born in VA in June 1853. She married a widower, Lewis T. Morton, in Clay County WV January 3, 1872. Lewis, a son of Thomas T. and Milly (Young) Morton, was

born in February 1846. He married Martha Sizemore Janaury 11, 1865. He

married Harriet Stone in Clay County WV January 3, 1872.

    The family is listed in the 1900 Clay County WV census. They had been married 28 years. Harriet was the mother of 9 children, all living.

Known children of Lewis T. and Harriet (Stone) Morton.

 

 39.  (1). Charles                 b.c.     1874

 

 40.  (2). Walter H.               b.Aug    1875

 

 41.  (3). Elizabeth               b. May   1880

 

 42.  (4). Virgie                  b.Oct 13 1882   d.Nov 21 1971

         m.Willis Dent Carnes

         m.Thomas Ray Hanson

 

 43.  (5). Liza A.                 b.May    1886

 

 44.  (6). Milla                   b.Apr    1887

 

 45.  (7). John                    b.May    1893

 

 46.  (8). Beulah                  b.Jan    1896

 

6.SARAH STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Sarah Stone, a daughter of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was born in VA in February 1858 and came to Clay County WV with her family in 1873.  She married Winfield Scott Legg. Scott, a son of Jarrett and Frances (McMillion)

Legg, was born in VA in February 1848. 

 

Known children of Winfield Scott and Sarah (Stone) Legg.

 

 47.  (1). Jarrett B.              b.c.     1875

 

 48.  (2). Lillian E.              b.c.     1877

 

 49.  (3). Bernard Breckenridge    b.Jun    1879   d.       1971

         m. Lilly M. Cline

 

 50.  (4). Robert Lee              b. Jun  1879

 

 51.  (5). Emma E.                 b.Feb    1882

 

 52.  (6). Eliza F.                b.Jun    1884

 

 53.  (7). Lewis K.                b.Feb    1887

 

 54.  (8). Anna Margaret           b.Jun    1892

          m.Walter William Pierson Sr.

 

 55.  (9). Winfield J.             b.Aug    1894

 

 56. (10). Otis Brooks             b.Mar    1899

 

 

7.JAMES STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    James Stone, a son of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher) Stone, was born in VA in April 1861 and came to Clay County WV with his family in 1873.  He married Mary M. Ramsey. Mary, a daughter of Jackson and Mary Ramsey, was born in WV in February 1865 and died before 1930.

 

Children of James and Mary (Ramsey) Stone.

 

 57.  (1). Belva L.                b.Nov    1887

 

 58.  (2). Frederick J.            b.Feb    1889

          m. Mattie -----

 

 59.  (3). James Earl              b.Jun    1892

 

 60.  (4). Clara A.                b.May    1896

 

 

8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Philip Nicodemus "Nick" Stone, a son of John and Nancy Eliza (Shumacher)

Stone, was born in VA about 1863 and came to Clay County Wv with his family in 1873.  He married Sadie Copenhaver. Sadie was born in WV in April 1873. They are listed in the 1900 Clay County WV census. Sadie was the mother of 5 children, all living.

     Philip is listed in the 1930 Clay County Wv census with 56 year old wife Roxie. This is probably a typographical error in the transcription of written reports to printed matter.

 

Children of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver) Stone.

 

 61.  (1). Ida Mae                  b. Jul   1892

         m.John Kottong

 

 62.  (2). Kitty Clyde              b. Feb   1894

         m.Lawrence Brown

         m.George Holcomb

 

 63.  (3). Laura Golden             b. Dec   1896     .Dec    1928

 

 64.  (4). William Bryan            b. Apr   1899

         m.Donna Edith Jones

 

 65.  (5). John Dewey               b. Apr   1899

         m.Wavie Morton

 

 66.  (6). Elva Grace

         m.Joe Gudengurr

 

 67.  (7). Henry Thomas             b. Jul 10 1915    d. May 10 2005

         m.Ruby Morton

 

 

19.NELSON C. STONE   3.JOHN L. STONE Jr.      1.JOHN STONE

 

Nelson C. Stone, a son of John L. Jr. and Margaret R. “Sis" (Legg) Stone, was born in May 1892 in Clay County WV. He married Elsie Brown. Elsie, a daughter of John Wesley Jr. and Serena (Jarrett) Brown, was born in Clay County WV in 1901.

 

Known children of Nelson C. and Elsie Stone.

 

 

 68.  (1). Ethel                    b.c.    1916

 

 69.  (2). Holly                    b.c.    1918

 

 70.  (3). Martin                   b.c.   1920

 

 71.  (4). Lebert                   b.c.   1922

 

 72.  (5). Mark                     b.c.   1925

 

 73.  (6). Lilly D.                 b.c.   1927

 

 74.  (7). Eva J.                   b.c.   1929

 

 

58.FREDERIC J. STONE   7.JAMES STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

Frederick J. Stone, a son of James and Mary (Ramsey) Stone, was born in Clay County WV in February 1889. He married Mattie ---. She was born in WV about 1897.

 

Known children of Frederick J. and Mattie Stone.

 

 75.  (1). Tyrus                    b.c.   1914

 

 76.  (2). Mary                     b.c.   1918

 

 77.  (3). Frederick Wilson         b.c.   1920

        m. Emogene McCauley Morton

 

 78.  (4). Carl                     b.c.   1`922

 

 79.  (5). Norma                    b.c.   1927

 

 

61.IDA MAE STONE     8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Ida Mae Stone, a daughter of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver)

Stone, was born in July 1892. She married John Kottong.

 

Children of John and Ida Mae (Stone) Kottong.

 

 80.  (1). Leila

 

 81.  (2). J.P.

 

 82.  (3). Arthur

 

 

62.KITTY CLYDE STONE    8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Kitty Clyde Stone, a daughter of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver) Stone,, was born in Clay County WV in February 1894. She first married Lawrence Brown. Her second husband is George Holcomb.

 

Children of Lawrence and Kitty Clyde (Stone) Brown.

 

 83.  (1). Tottum

 

Children of George and Kitty Clyde (Stone) [Brown] Holcomb.

 

 84.  (1). Ginny

 

 85.  (2). Bethel

 

 86.  (3) Ralph

 

 87.  (4). Ray

 

 

64.WILLIAM BRYAN STONE     8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN

STONE

 

    William Bryan Stone, a son of Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver) Stone, was born in Clay County Wv in April 1899. He married Donna Edith Jones. Donna was born in WV about 1902.

 

Children of William Bryan and Donna Edith (Jones) Stone.

 

 88.  (1). Amma Lorena                    b. Oct 15 1920    d. Jul 3 2012

         m. Thad W. Brown

 

 89.  (2). Sadie Kathleen                 b.c.   1923

         m. ----- Morton

         m. ----- Bayse

 

 90.  (3). Russell E. "Buck"              b. Apr 18 1925    d. Dec  8 2009

   m. Betty Lee Dotson 1944

 

 91.  (4). Leatrice                       b.c.   1928

         m. ----- Nichols

 

 92.  (5). William Jr.

 

 93.  (6). Nell Jean

         m. ---- Simpson

 

 94.  (7). Bernice Lea

         m. ----- Baker

         m. ----- Weaver

 

 95.  (8). Nich

 

 96.  (9). Nadine

         m. ----- Brown

        m. ------ Cogar

 

 97. (10). Jack

 

 98. (11). Brenda

         m. ---- Carver

         m. ---- Yakovsky

 

 99. (12). Michael

 

 

 

64.JOHN DEWEY STONE    8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    John Dewey Stone, a son of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver)

Stone, was born in Clay County WV in April 1899. He married NancyWavie” Morton.

 

Children of John Dewey and NancyWavie” (Morton) Stone.

 

100.  (1). Norma                    b.c.     1921

 

101.  (2). John D.                  b.c.    1923

 

102.  (3). Stanley                  b.c.    1926

 

103.  (4). Genevieve                b.c.    1928

 

104.  (5). Meredith                 b.      1930

 

105.  (6). Lavonivieve

 

106.  (7). Frank

 

107.  (8). Donzel

 

108.  (9). Curtis

 

109. (10). Allen

 

110. (11). Carol

 

 

66.ELVA GRACE STONE     8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

    Elva grace Stone, a daughter of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie

(Copenhaver) Stone, married Joe Gudengurr.

 

Children of Joe and Elva Grace (Stone) Gudengurr.

 

111.  (1). Juanita

 

 

67.HENRY THOMAS STONE     8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN

STONE

 

    Henry Thomas Stone, a son of Philip Nicodemus and Sadie (Copenhaver)

Stone, was born in Clay County WV July 10, 1915 and died in Kanawha County WV May 10, 2005. He married Ruby Morton. Ruby was born in 1920 and died in Kanawha

County WV August 26, 1999.

      Henry served in the US Army in World War II.

 

 

Children of Henry Thomas and Ruby (Morton) Stone.

 

112.  (1). John Henry

 

113.  (2). Billy Joe

 

114.  (3). Mildred

         m.----- Gaylog

 

115.  (4). Nancy

         m.----- Straski

 

116.  (5). Fred

 

117.  (6). Nick

 

118.  (7). Juanita

         m.----- Rickosky

 

77.FREDERICK WILSON STONE   58.FREDERIC J. STONE   7.JAMES STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

Frederick Wilson “Fred” Stone, a son of Frederick J. and Mattie Stone, was born in Clay County W Fred, a son of Fred and Mattie Stone, was born in Clay County WV in 1920.  He married Emogene McCauley Morton. Emogene, a daughter of Frederick Grant and Nona Arrena (Keeney) Morton, was born in Braxton County WV December 8, 1924 and died in Kanawha County WV October 22, 2006.

 

Children of Frederick  Wilson and Emogene (McCauley) Stone.

 

119.  (1). Carol

         m. Gary Clark

 

120.  (2). Barbara

         m. J.B. Bodkins

 

121.  (3). Dorothy

         m. John Humphrey

 

122.  (4). Christine

         m. Frank Foster

 

123.  (5). Bobby Ray                b. Oct 23 1952    d. Jun 5 2012

         m. Rita -----

 

124.  (6). David

 

 

90.RUSSELL E. STONE   64.WILLIAM BRYAN STONE     8.PHILIP NICODEMUS "NICK" STONE     1.JOHN STONE

 

Russell E. “Buck” Stone, a son of William Bryan and Donna Edith (Jones) Stone, was born in Fayette County WV April 18, 1925 and died December 8, 2009. He married Betty Lee Dotson in 1944. She survives.

      Russell was a US Army Veteran of Word War II, with service in Europe in the 3rd Armored Division. He worked 36 years for Appalachian Power Company and was an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene.

 

Children of Russell E. and Betty Lee (Dotson) Stone.

 

125.  (1). Russell Allen

 

126.  (2). Gregory Neil

127.  (3). Dean

         m. Penny ----

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Elliot, Lloyd Gene, e-mail to Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants March 5

2002

"History of Clay County WV 1989" p.322

Karabogias, Pauline and Don Norman, "Descendants of Richard Ramsey"

Norman, Don, “Descendants of Thomas Morton”, “Descendants of William Brown”, “Descendants of Jarrett Legg”, “Descendants of Thomas Morton”

"The Clay County Free Press" Sep 8 1999

1880, 1900, 1930 Clay County WV census

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