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Benjamin STONE was born 26 SEP 1747 in Rowan Co., NC, and died ABT 1795 in Madison Co., KY, he never lived in Ohio.
Benjamin was in the Orange Co. area from at least 1768 to mid 1780s. After moving from Back Creek (near Haw River) he moved to Troublesome Creek, Rockingham Co., NC (part of Guilford Co. until 1785) for a few years before heading out to Kentucky.
Born 26 SEP 1747 in Rowan Co., NC
Married Sarah Lewis
Died 1795 in Madison County, Ky
Benjamin Stone enlisted July 20, 1778 and was commissioned to the 2nd Regiment North Carolina under Major Reading Blount for 9 months during the American Revolutionary War.
The preface of the book states, "The will abstracts and estates in this book are taken from Will Book "A " number 70 as found in the Clerk's Office of Madison County Kentucky."
1-20-1795 In the name of god Amen I Benjamin Stone of the County of Madison in the state of Kentucky being weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be to All mighty god for his mercies and calling to mind the mortality of man’s body and that its appointed for all flesh to die do make constitute and ordain this my last will and testament in the following manner viz first of all I order that all my just debts shall be honestly paid and as to the rest of my estate I will and bequeath in the following manner viz the place whereon I now live together with all my personal estate I leave to the use and support of Sarah my well beloved wife during her natural life and after her death the said plantation to be given up to my son Dudley as soon a he comes of age but in case that his mother dies before that he comes of age that he is to have the profits there of but in case that his mother shall live longer that the time he comes of age he shall not disposses her but she is to have a decent support from the profits of the said place so long as she shall live and all the household furniture to be equally Divided amongst my three daughters Elizabeth, Jane and Fanny and also to have a cow and calf after the death of their mother and as to the remainder part of my stock to be equally divided amongst my three sons Samuel, Daniel and Dudly after their mother's decease; and as I have exchanged my plantation that is in Guilford County No Carolina with Burges my son for a bond upon Aron Lewis for five hundred acres of land which agreeable to the condition of the said bond he was to have choice of several entries that the said Lewis has in the state of Kentucky and accordingly I have ______(looks like pitihed) on a certain entry that lies in the dividing ridge between Kingston and the waters of state and Lul begrude the entry contains 1250 acres in the name of James Crabtree which if the said 500 acres is obtained to be a good right I give 100 to my son John one hundred to Samuel and one hundred to Daniel and fifty to Jeane and fifty to Fanny and the remainder one hundred to Burges and the stallion colt I leave the profits for the first two years to be equally divided between my sons Samuel & Daniel and afterwards I give and bequeath the said horse unto my son Dudley either to keep or sell & the price there of (ink blot) let out on interest until Dudley comes of age at the disgression of my executors and to the rest of my children I give and bequeath viz to Burges, Susanna, Mary and Rebeckah the sum of five shillings each to be made out of my personal estate and (inkblot) hereby appoint Sarah my dear wife Executrix and Aron Lewis executor of this my last will and testament and do pronounce and declare this to be my last will and testament this twentieth day of January in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety five. Signed sealed pronounced and declared in presents of ............... Aron Lewis, Isaac Lewis Benjamin his B mark Stone (LS) Thomas Lewis, John Lewis, Sarah Lewis
At a court held for Madison County on Tuesday the 4th day of August 1795 This will was proved to be the last will and testament of Benjamin Stone D ec'd by the oath of Sarah Stone, Aron and Thomas Lewis, Witnesses, there to and ordered to be recorded. Teste Will Irvine CMCB
It is possible that he had a first wife, a Burgess, who was the mother of Susannah, Burgess, Mary, Rebecca and John.
Court, Land, Probate Records Abstracts of Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories Madison Co. KY Book A - Page 166 Stone, Benjamin 1-20-1795 8-4-1795 Wife, Sarah "I have exchanged my plantation that is in Guilford Co., NC with Burgess, my son, for a bond upon Ann Lewis".
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- BENJAMIN STONE, b. abt. 1733; d. abt. 1795, Madison Co., KY.
- Sarah Unknown (possibly Lewis) (wife), d. aft. 1800, Madison Co., KY.
- SUSANNAH STONE, b. Dec. 11, 1763, Orange Co., NC; d. May 27, 1826, St. Charles Co., MO; m. Francis Howell.
- REBECCA STONE, b. Jan. 20, 1765; m. Thomas Oden.
- BURGESS STONE, b. bef. Sept. 1765; d. 1839, Rockingham Co., NC; m. Elizabeth Bowen (1st wife); Mary (Polly) Heath (2nd wife).
- MARY STONE, b. abt. 1767; m. Thomas Bowen.
- DANIEL LEWIS STONE, b. Dec. 23, 1771, NC; d. Aug. 2, 1857, Warren Co., KY; m. Susanna McFaddin (1st wife); Rose Middleton (2nd wife); Elizabeth Fox (3rd wife); Libby Squire (4th wife).
- ELIZABETH STONE, b. 1772; m. Thomas Lewis.
- JANE STONE, b. Aug. 24, 1775; d. aft. 1850, Montgomery Co., MO; m. William L. Hopkins.
- SAMUEL STONE, b. bef. 1778, VA or NC; d. Sept. 1840, Warren Co., KY; m. Sarah South.
- JOHN BLUFORD STONE, b. Mar. 24, 1779, VA; m. Unknown Dudley (1st wife); Unknown Parks (2nd wife).
- FRANCES STONE, b. 1781, NC; d. Oct. 24, 1854, Warren Co., KY; m. Isaac Orlton Lewis.
- DUDLEY LEWIS STONE, b. Jan. 20, 1780/81; d. 1834, Madison Co., KY; m. Mary Epperson (1st wife); Susannah Skinner (2nd wife).
BENJAMIN STONE purchased land in 1768 in Orange Co., NC. He appears in records (tax, land) in Orange, Caswell and Rockingham Cos., NC, from 1768-1787. He moved to Madison Co., KY, abt. 1788.
MEMBERS OF THE FIRST PROVINCIAL CONGRESS, 1775
By Alexander A. Salley, Genealogist
[Moultrie’s Memoirs I, pp. 14-18]
James Akin, Joseph Alston, William Arthar, Cato Ash, Peter Bacot, John Barnwell, Jr., Jonas Beard, Thomas Bee, John Berwick, Simon Berwick, Capers Boone, Miles Brewton (1732-1775), James Brown, John Bull, Stephen Bull, William Bull (1748-1799), John Caldwell (St. Matthews’) John Caldwell (Ninety Six), Patrick Calhoun, Daniel Cannon, Charles Cantey, Gabriel Capers, Robert Carter, William Cattell, John Chesnut, Philotheos Chiffelle, John Colcock, Thomas Corbett, John Sandford Dart, Daniel DeSaussure, Paul Doussaint, Jonathan Downs, William Henry Drayton, Cornelius DuPont, Gideon DuPont, John Edwards, Barnard Elliott, Benjamin Elliott, Charles Elliott, Thomas Evance, Benjamin Farrar, Thomas Ferguson, John Frierson, Thomas Fuller, Christopher Gadsden, John Gaillard, Tacitus Gaillard, Theodore Guillard, Benjamin Garden, John Lewis Gervais, William Gibbes, Gabriel Giguilliat, Robert Goodwyn, George Haig, Henry William Harrington, LeRoy Hammond, Isaac Harleston, Daniel Heyward, Jr., Thomas Heyward, Jr., John Hopkins, Daniel Horry, Elias Horry, Jr., Thomas Horry, William Howell, Benjamin Huger, Isaac Huger, John Huger, Henry Hunter, Edward Hyrne, John Izart, Benjamin Jenkins, Edward German, John Joyner, Michael Kalteisen, Ely Kershaw, Joseph Kershaw, Charles King, George King, Robert King, Robert Ladson, Henry Laurens, Daniel Lagare, Sr., Isaac Legare, Thomas Legare, Jr., Clement Lempriere, Joshua Lockwood, Felix Long, Aaron Loocock, Rawlins Lowndes, Thomas Lynch, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Francis Marion, Gabriel Marion, Job Marion, John Mathews, Jr., James Mayson, Adam McDonald, Alexander McIntosh, John McNees, Isaac McPherson, Arthur Middleton (1744-1787), Henry Middleton, Thomas Middleton, John Moore, Mark Morris, Isaac Motte, John Neufville, David Oliphant, John Parker, William Parker, James Parsons, Robert Patton, George Pawley, Claudias Pegues, Charles Pinckney (1732-1782), Charles Cotesworth Pickney, Philip Porcher, Thomas Port, George Gabriel Powell, John Ernest Poyas, John Purves, Richard Andrews Rapley, Daniel Ravenel, James Ravenel, Richard Richardson, William Richardson, Samuel Richbourg, Isaac Rivers, Owen Roberts, George Ross, Rowland Rugeley, Edward Rutledge, John Rutledge, Thomas Rutledge, Francis Salvador, William Sanders, John Satterwhite, John Savage, Thomas Savage, William Scott, Benjamin Screven, Benjamin Singelhorn, Matthew Singleton, James Sinkler, Peter Sinkler, James Skirving, Jr., William Skirving, Benjamin Smith, Philip Smith, Roger Smith, Thomas Smith, Sr. (Goose Creek), Benjamin Stone, Thomas Sumter, John Syme, Thomas Taylor, Rev. William Tennent, William Thomson, Peter Timothy, Anthony Toomer, Paul Trapier, Jr., Theodore Trezevant, Thomas Tucker, William Tucker, Rev. Paul Turquand, Arnoldus Vander Horst, Joseph Verree, Richard Walter, John Ward, Benjamin Waring, Richard Waring, Edward Weyman, Anthony White, James Williams (Ninety Six), John Williams (Ninety Six), Robert Williams, Andrew Williamson, William Williamson, William Wilson, John Winn, Samuel Wise, Thomas Woodward, John Wright, Benjamin Young.
MEMBERS OF THE SECOND PROVINCIAL CONGRESS, NOVEMBER 1, 1775—MARCH 26, 1776
[Printed Journals, The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, VII 103-108]
Francis Adams, James Akin, Joseph Alston, William Arthar, Cato Ash, Peter Bacot, Elias Ball, Jr., John Barnwell, William Barrow, Jonas Beard, Thomas Bee, John Berwick, Simon Berwick, Peter Bocquet, Capers Boone, John Boone, James Bradley, William Brisbane, James Brown, John Bull, Stephen Bull, William Bull, Jr. (1748-1799), William Byers, John Caldwell (St. Matthews’) John Caldwell (Ninety Six District), John Caldwell (Enoree), Patrick Calhoun, Daniel Cannon, Charles Cantey, Gabriel Capers, James Carson, William Cattell, Philotheos Chiffelle, John Collins, Thomas Corbett, James Cordes, Jr., John Cordes, Andrew Cumming, Daniel DeSaussure, Robert Dickey, George Douglas, Paul Doussaint, Jonathan Downs, William Henry Drayton, Gideon DuPont, John Edwards, Benjamin Elliott, Charles Elliott, Thomas Evance, Benjamin Farrar, Henry Fekler, Thomas Ferguson, William Flud, James Fogartie, Thomas Fuller, Christopher Gadsden, John Gaillard, Theodore Guillard, Jr., Benjamin Garden, John Lewis Gervais, William Gibbes, Alexander Gillon, George Haig, George Abbott Hall, LeRoy Hammond, William Harden, Edward Harleston, Isaac Harleston, Henry William Harrington, Rev. John Harris, William Henderson, Daniel Heyward, Jr., Thomas Heyward, Jr., Daniel Horry, Elias Horry, Jr., Thomas Horry, John Howe, Joseph Howe, John Huger, Ralph Humphries, Henry Hunter, John Izart, Ralph Izard, John James, Sr., Thomas James, Benjamin Jenkins, William Johnson, James Jones, John Joyner, Michael Kalteisen, Joseph Kershaw, George King, Robert Ladson, William Lang, Henry Laurens, William Lee, Isaac Legare, Peter Leger, Michael Leitner, Clement Lempriere, John Lindsey, Aaron Loocock, Alexander Love, Rawlins Lowndes, Thomas Lynch, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Hezekiah Maham, William Massey, John Mathews, Jr. (son of John Mathewes), James Mayson, Robert McAfee, William McColloch, Archibald McDonald, Alexander McIntosh, Isaac McPherson, John McQueen, Arthur Middleton, Henry Middleton, Thomas Middleton (1751-1779), Thomas Middleton (1756-1797), William Moore, Isaac Motte, Jacob Motte, Alexander Moultrie, William Moultrie, Thomas Neel, John Neufville, David Oliphant, Thomas Osborn, Joseph Palmer, John Parker, William Parker, James Parsons, Henry Patrick, Robert Patton, George Pawley, Charles Pinckney (1732-1782), Charles Cotesworth Pickney, Ezekiel Polk, Philip Porcher, Thomas Port, George Gabriel Powell, Robert William Powell, John Purves, Richard Andrews Rapley, Richard Richardson, William Richardson, Dr. Jacob Richman, Isaac Rivers, George Robison, John Rodgers, Francis Ross, Edward Rutledge, John Rutledge, Thomas Rutledge, John Salley, Francis Salvador, William Sanders, Thomas Savage, William Scott, Benjamin Screven, Thomas Shubrick, Maurice _____, Benjamin Singelhorn, Matthew Singleton, Peter Sinkler, James Skirving, Jr., William Skirving, Benjamin Smith, Philip Smith, Roger Smith, , Benjamin Stone, William _____, Thomas Sumter, Thomas Taylor, Rev. William Tennent, John Thomas, Peter Timothy, Anthony Toomer, Paul Townsend, Paul Trapier, Jr., Thomas Tucker, John Turner, Rev. Paul Turquand, Arnoldus Vander Horst, Joseph Verree, Richard Walter, Benjamin Waring, Richard Waring, Thomas Waring, Samuel Watson, Edward Weyman, Anthony White, James Williams (Ninety Six), John Williams (Ninety Six), Andrew Williamson, William Williamson, James Wilson, John Winn, Samuel Wise, William Wofford, John Wright, Benjamin Young.
- ↑ http://www.copies1918.com/madison-a.html Madison County, Kentucky: Wills: Probate Records: Vol. A-A1: 1787-1813:
- ↑ Entered by Cheryl Caudill.
- Clerk's Office of Madison County Kentucky.
- Madison County, Kentucky: Wills: Probate Records: Vol. A-A1: 1787-1813:
- Reference: Kentucky State Archives: Roll#7012790: Madison Co. Wills: 1787-1829: 16mm film
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Benjamin by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Benjamin:
- Steve Hines : AncestryDNA, GEDMatch A694828, Ancestry member tarkadal1
- Barbara (Henry) Garretson : AncestryDNA, Ancestry member missybgarrets
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On 26 Feb 2017 at 04:15 GMT Gale Graham wrote:
On 22 May 2016 at 15:21 GMT Cheryl (Stone) Caudill wrote:
On 18 Jun 2015 at 04:14 GMT Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS wrote:
Thank you, Lynden Raber Rodriguez
On 26 May 2015 at 08:49 GMT Dan Stone wrote:
On 25 May 2015 at 20:31 GMT Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS wrote:
So sorry, Lynden
On 16 May 2015 at 06:37 GMT Kelly Duggan wrote:
On 22 Jan 2015 at 20:22 GMT Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS wrote:
6. John is the son of Benjamin Stone. 12. Mary is the daughter of George Vernon. .22. Juliana is the daughter of William de Vesci.
On 20 Jan 2015 at 03:31 GMT Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS wrote:
On 26 Dec 2014 at 03:02 GMT Cheryl (Stone) Caudill wrote:
On 26 Dec 2014 at 02:59 GMT Cheryl (Stone) Caudill wrote:
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