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Amos Stone, Captain

Amos Stone, Captain

Male 1759 - 1842  (82 years)

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  • Name Amos Stone 
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 28 Sep 1759  Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Mar 1842  Urbana, Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29707  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Amos Stone,   b. 9 Sep 1729, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1804, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Adna or Edna Hale,   b. Abt 1736,   d. 20 Dec 1809  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1754  Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ives,   d. 1789 
    Married 1788  , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Holiday,   b. 1770, Holiday/Crooked Creek, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1836, Urbana, Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1790  Holiday/Crooked Creek, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lavinia Stone,   b. 6 Nov 1794, , Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1871, Urbana, Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Amos Stone
     3. George M. Stone
     4. Elizabeth Stone
     5. Sabrina Stone,   b. 29 Aug 1808, Urbana, Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1885, Waverly, , New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Eunice Stone
     7. Lucinda Stone
     8. Adna Stone
     9. Isabel Stone,   b. Abt 1800,   d. 13 Jul 1801  (Age ~ 1 years)
     10. Huldah Stone,   b. Abt 1802,   d. 12 Jul 1806  (Age ~ 4 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1759 - Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1788 - , , Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1790 - Holiday/Crooked Creek, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1842 - Urbana, Steuben, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: J. Gardner Bartlett, Simon Stone Genealogy (Boston: Stone Family Association, 1926), p. 111.

      !SOURCE: Email from Thomas N. Pratt to the Whipple Website, 17 Jan, 30 Nov and 5 Dec 1999.

      !MARRIAGE: In Holliday/Crooked Creek, Pennsylvania. --T.N. Pratt

      !MILITARY: Private in the Revolutionary War; was made a captain in the Steuben County (N.Y.) Militia in his mid 40's (1804). --T.N. Pratt

      !MILITARY: Amos' service record, submitted to the Whipple Website by T.N. Pratt. (It was used in his daughter's DAR application):
      Pvt./Capt. Amos Stone's [1759-1842] Service in the Rev. War:

      Pvt.: Mass. Line, Boston, Fort Ticonderoga, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Monmonth. 31.5 months credited service.

      Served in the Revolution as a private from Greenwich, Mass. Enlisted 1776 for one year and served around Boston during the British evacuation and at Ticonderoga. Re-enlisted May 1777 as part of the reinforcement of the Northern Army and served 2-1/2 mos. Re-enlisted Sept.1777 - served at the Battle of Saratoga, and was present at the surrender of General Burgoyne's army 17 Oct1777. Re-enlisted May 1778 for 8 mo. and served at the Battle of Monmouth. Re-enlisted for 5 mo. term in Apr. 1779 - present on duty and witness to the hanging of Major Andre on 2 Oct1780. Discharged at West Point abt. Jan. 1781. Served under Capts. B. Bullard, J. Thompson, J. Banister, D. Shays; Cols. A. Whitcomb, J. Cushing, R. Putnam, N. Hale, Wood, Warner; Gen. B. Lincoln; Brig. Gens. J. Glover, Paterson; Maj. Gens. J. Sullivan, H. Gates and A. St. Clair

      References: S. Stone Gen. by J. G. Bartlett, Bost., 1926; Pen. Apl. S11489, VA Rec., NARA, Grp. 15, Roll 2301; MA Sol.& Sail. of RW, vol 15, p 84; US Pen. Rec., Treas. Dep., Actg. Off. Recs. Grp. 217, NARA, Wash. DC; et al

      Also of interest, Amos was involved in Shay's rebellion and, after their failure to take the arsenal at Springfield, MA, spent time in the wilderness of Penn. before he ultimately returned to NY and was one of the first settlers in Pleasant Valley, Steuben Co.

      On 22 Feb. 1804, Amos Stone was commissioned a captain in the Steuben County militia. ("New York Council of Appointment," vol. 1, p. 708.)



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