Oliver STONE

Male 1761 - 1798  (36 years)


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  • Name Oliver STONE  [1
    • Being a posthumous child and also losing his mother when a few years old, he was bound out in boyhood to Solomon Matthews of New Braintree, Mass., and later, on 6 Oct. 1777, he chose Mr. Matthews for his guardian. (Worcester County Probate Record, no. 56836)

      Oliver Stone engaged in at least thee campaigns in the Revolution. From 27 July to 29 Aug. 1777 he was private in Capt. Edmund Hodge's company, Col. Job Cushing's regiment, in the Bennington expedition, serving one month and seven days to the northward, including four days (ninety miles) travel home; from 30 Mar to 2 July 1778 he served in Capt. Thomas Whipple's company, Col. Abijah Searns' regiment, guarding prisoners from General Burgoyne's army; and he also appears in a descriptive list of men raised for six months' service with the Continental Army, as Oliver Stone of New Braintree, aged nineteen years, stature five feet, four inches, complexion light, enlisted 11 July 1780, discharged 11 Jan. 1781, service six months and nine days including 160 miles travel home. This service was in Washington's army on the Hudson River. ("Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolution," vol. 15, p.116)

      In the United States Census of 1790, Oliver Stone is listed as head of a family in New Braintree, Mass., of one male over sixteen years, two males under sixteen years and three females. His name does not appear there in the United States Direct Tax of 1798, so before this year he removed to Nelson, Madison County, New York, where he afterwards resided and died. [1]
    Born 27 Apr 1761  New Braintree, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Poss. Bef 1798  Nelson, Madison Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I101232  Main Tree
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2020 

    Father Ensign Oliver STONE,   b. 20 Jan 1719/20, Groton, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1761  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Mary FROST,   c. 11 Aug 1728, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 May 1757  Cambridge, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F42075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary DOW,   b. 29 May 1768, New Braintree, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Sep 1785  [1
    Children 
    +1. Lieut. David STONE,   b. Abt 1788, New Baintree, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1863, Nelson, Madison Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F42074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2562] Simon Stone Genealogy Ancestry and Descendants of Deacon Simon Stone of Watertown, Mass. 1320-1926, J. Gardner Bartlett.