Biography of Alexander Stone
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Stone, Alexander, was born in the town of Rodman, Jefferson county, N. Y., July 14, 1832. He was educated in the common schools and has always been in the hotel and restaurant business. He has been married twice, first in 1858 to Lucy D. Kent of Providence, R. I., and they had five children: Charles A., Benjamin H., George A., Lucy E. and Abby D. Benjamin H. is married; Lucy E. married Robert R. Bliss of Chicago, Ill.; and Abby D. married Eugene A. Bliss now of Boston, Mass. Mrs. Stone died in 1872 and Mr. Stone married in August, 1883, Fannie A. Thomp. son of the town of Hounsfield, N. Y. Mr. Stone's father, Horatio Stone, was born in 1800. very likely in the town of Rodman; hig parents were from Connecticut. He was educated in the schools of that day and was a farmer by occupation. He married Sophia McKee of this county, and they had eight children: Miranda, Minerva, Mahela, Alexander (as above), Betsey, Alfred, Charles and Lewis B., who died December 19, 1868; Charles died April 24, 1867. Horatio Stone died June 26, 1869, and his wife October 25, 1862. Mrs. Fannie A. Stone's father, Samuel E. Thompson, was born in Connecticut, January 23, 1799; all of his children by his two marriages were born on the 23d of the month. Mr. Stone is a member of Canonicus Lodge No. 9, I. O. O. F., also of Moshassuck Encampment No. 2, I. O. O. F., and Damon Lodge No. 3, K. of P., all of Providence, R. I. In his political choice he is a thorough Republican. The ancestry of the family is English and Scotch.

 

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