Hezekiah Stone

Hezekiah Stone (1740 - 1797)

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Corporal Hezekiah Stone
Born in Lunenburg, Lunenburg Co., Virginia Colonymap
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Died in Person County, North Carolina, USAmap
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Corporal Hezekiah Stone participated in the American Revolution


Hezekiah Stone was born in 1738 in Lunenburg, Virginia, Lunenburg County was created 6 May 1745 from Brunswick County.The county was named after the Duchy of Brunswick-Lunenburg, which is located in modern-day Germany.

Hezehiah was born to Elizabeth Ann Roberson, age 29, and John Stone, age 36. He had five brothers and one sister. He died in 1797 at the age of 59. Hezekiah's mother Elizabeth Ann passed away in 1775 in Lunenburg, Virginia, at the age of 66. Hezekiah's father John passed away on April 8, 1782, in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, at the age of 80. Hezekiah passed at age 57 in 1797 in Person County, North Carolina

Hezekiah Stone served as a corporal with the The 6th Virginia Regiment[1] Commanded by Capt. Garland during the Revolutionary War. The 6th regiment was raised on December 28, 1775 at Williamsburg, Virginia for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Trenton [2] Battle of Princeton [3] Battle of Brandywine [4] Battle of Germantown [5] Battle of Monmouth [6] and the Siege of Charleston [7]. The 6th Regiment was merged into the 2nd Virginia Regiment on May 12, 1779.

Hezekiah Stone was released from service in February 1778 while bivouacked at General Washington's Valley Forge winter encampment[8]

Source Citation for North Carolina, Will Abstracts, 1760-1800:[9]

Source Citation for North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998, Wills and Estate Papers (Person County), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History (Raleigh, North Carolina); Probate Place: Person, North Carolina.[10]

Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls); War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Record Group 93; National Archives, Washington. D.C.[11]

Source Citation for American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI),Author Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. [12]

Source Citation for Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890:[13]

Source Citation for North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890:[14]

Source Citation for 1790 United States Federal Census: [15]

Source Citation for North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890:[16]


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Virginia_Regiment
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Trenton
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Princeton
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Brandywine
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Germantown
  6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monmouth
  7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Charleston
  8. The Old Free State: A Contribution to the History of Lunenburg County and Southside Virgina By Landon Covington Bell
  9. Name: Hezekiah Stone Probate Year: 1798 Estimated Death Year: Abt 1798 Inferred Place of Death: North Carolina, USA Full Abstract: 1798 March. STONE, HEZEKIAH, Mary (wife); Anderson, John, William, Nancy, Elizabeth, Susanna and Ketturah
  10. Name: Hezekiah Stone Probate Place: Person, North Carolina, USA Inferred Death Place: North Carolina, USA Item Description: Wills and Estate Papers, 1663-1978 Household Members Name, Age. Hezekiah Stone
  11. Name: Hezekiah Stone Gender: Male Military Date: 24 Jul 1775 Military Place: Virginia, USA State or Army Served: Virginia Regiment: 6th Regiment Rank: Corporal
  12. Name: Corporal Hezekiah "Virginia 6th Regiment" Stone, aka Hezekiah Stone, Birth Date 1740 Birthplace: Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia Colony Volume 170,Page number 77 Biographical Info corp. Reference Historical reg. Of Virginians in the Rev., soldiers, sailors and marines, 1775-1783. Ed. By John H. Gwathmey. Richmond, Va. 1938. (13, 872p.):744
  13. Name: Hezekiah Stone State: VA County: Mecklenburg County Township: 05 00 Year: 1782 Record Type: Continental Census Page: 33 Database: VA Early Census Index
  14. Name: Hezekiah Stone State: NC County: Granville County Township: No Township Listed Year: 1784 Database: NC Early Census Index
  15. Year: 1790; Census Place: Caswell, North Carolina; Series: M637; Roll: 7; Page: 80; Family History Library Film: 0568147
  16. Name: Hezekiah Stone State: NC County: Person County Year: 1793 Record Type: Tax List Database: NC Early Census Index

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