The Stone Family
Thomas Stone was an educated man. He could read and write. Many of his friends and neighbours asked his help with letters and Thomas signed as a witness on several local deeds and wills.
Daughter, Mary Jane married Henry Simpson and they moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Daughter, Melinda married George Toyer and they had four children. Daughter, Elizabeth married John Robbins and they had sixteen children! Daughter, Sarah married Joseph Johnson in 1880; she became ill and died in 1881. Daughter, Lucinda married Alex Tann. Daughter, Frances married William Small in 1878 and they had one son. Daughter, Maria married William Kersey in 1884 and they had two children.
Son, Wellington never married. He made his living farming with his father and he ran the farm after Thomas died. Thomas Stone died in Buxton in 1901. After his death, Nancy moved to Cleveland, Ohio to live with her daughter, Mary Jane. Wellington died in Buxton in 1906. Nancy Stone sold their farm in Buxton in 1907 and returned to Ohio. Descendants of the Stone family still live in Buxton.