Simon Stone, Sr. (1585 - 1665) MP

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Nicknames: "Deacon Simon Stone"
Birthplace: Great Bromley, Essex, England
Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Occupation: Deacon, Baptized Feb 9 1585/6. Ca. 1622 when young man went to Boxsted, co. Essex, whence he emigrated to New England in 1635. Freeman 25 May 1636. Selectman 1637-1656, Deacon., Puritan passanger aboard the " Increase" April 1635
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About Simon Stone, Sr.

http://www.stonefamilyassociation.org/index.php?pr=Simon_Of_Watertown_MAGood info:

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Deacon Simon Stone came to Watertown, MA from England in the "Increase".

Some well known descendants include Henry David Thoreau, Robert Hutchings Goddard, Susan B. Anthony, US President Calvin Coolidge, Brigham Young, snd Elias Howe, Jr.

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Immigration to New England, Massachusetts in 1634 from Ipswich,England on the ship "The Increose" with his brother Gregory, wives and children from 1 month to 16 years old.. The eighth child of 11 children and the oldest of his mother Ursula Stone.

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Eighth of 11 children of David, and eldest of second wife Ursula. Joined large Puritan emigration from Suffolk and Essex Counties to New England.

With wife (Joan) and 5 children embarked at Ipswich from London 15 Apr. 1635 on board ship "Increase" ae59.

Settled in Watertown. Watertown (inc. Weston, Waltham, and Belmont) was settled by families from Suffolk and Essex Co.

The homestead of Dea. Simon Stone of 40 acres was on the south side of Mt. Auburn Cemetery and probably it embraced a part of the land which was included in it, formerly called Stone's Woods.

Brother Gregory b 1592 was also an immigrant. Settled in Cambridge.

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According to Gen. Dic. of NE - Savage, Simon was elder br. of Gregory, and

perhaps of Rev. Samuel. Came to Am. in the 'Increase', from London in 1635 at

the age of 50, called husbandman.

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Immigrated from Ipswich to Watertown in April 15 1635, age 50 on the ship " Increase", Robert Lee, Master. Wife Joan was 38.

They brought with them:

  • 1. Daughter Frances age 16,
  • 2. daughter Anne, age 11,
  • 3. son Simon, age 4, and
  • 4. son John, age 56 weeks.

He was admitted freeman, May 25, 1636; Selectman, 1637-56, seven years, and was a Deacon.

His will, dated Sept. 7, proved 10-3-1665, mentions his sons Simon and John, his brother Haywood, dr. Frances, wife of Thomas Greeen; dr. Mary; gr. children Joanna and Natnaniel Green; his brother Gregory (Deacon Gregory Stone, of Cambridge, 5 yrs younger than himself); his kinsman John and Daniel Warner (Warren?) and Thomas WElls, He does not mention his dr. Ann, who embarked with him. From Bond: Genealogy of Watertown, 1860 p. 584

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Simon and Joan departed England from London on the ship INCREASE on 17 Apr 1635 accompanied by their five children; Frances 16; Ann, 11, Simon, 4; Mary, 3; and John, 5 weeks; and 4 servants.

The four servants who made the voyage with the Stone family were Isaac Worden, 18; Nathaniel Wood, 12; Elizabeth Streaton, 19; and Marie Toller, 16.

After arrival in New England Simon moved his family to Watertown. His brother Rev. David Stone was a proprietor of Watertown but removed early to Cambridge.

Simon was admitted freeman to Watertown on 25 May 1636. He was later a town officer and became a Deacon in the Church. At the time of his death in 1665 only his children Simon, John, Frances, and Mary were mentioned.

CHILDREN:

  • 1. Frances Stone, b. abt. 1619, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England. she m. Rev. Henry Green.[1/4:206]
  • 2. Ann Stone, b. abt 1624, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England. She m. perh. Lewis Jones[1/4:206]
  • 3. Simon Stone, b. about 1631 probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England.[1/4:206]
  • 4. Mary Stone, b. abt 1632, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England.[1/4:206]
  • 5. JOHN STONE
  • 6. Elizabeth Stone, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA. 5 Apr. 1639.[1/4:206]

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http://www.stonefamilyassociation.org/index.php?pr=Simon_Of_Watertown_MA

A copy of the will of Simon Stone is published in the N. E. Genealogical Register, Vol. III, p. 182, and the Middlesex Probate Records state that the will was "exhibited on oath as the last will of the said Simon Stone by his brother Gregory Stone and Steeven Day." Here we have positive proof of the relationship between Simon and Gregory.

Gregory and Simon appeared together and took the freeman's oath, May 25, 1636

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Deacon Simon Stone came to Watertown, MA from England in the "Increase".

Some well known descendants include Henry David Thoreau, Robert Hutchings Goddard, Susan B. Anthony, US President Calvin Coolidge, Brigham Young, snd Elias Howe, Jr.

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Immigration to New England, Massachusetts in 1634 from Ipswich,England on the ship "The Increose" with his brother Gregory, wives and children from 1 month to 16 years old.. The eighth child of 11 children and the oldest of his mother Ursula Stone.

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Eighth of 11 children of David, and eldest of second wife Ursula. Joined large Puritan emigration from Suffolk and Essex Counties to New England.

With wife (Joan) and 5 children embarked at Ipswich from London 15 Apr. 1635 on board ship "Increase" ae59.

Settled in Watertown. Watertown (inc. Weston, Waltham, and Belmont) was settled by families from Suffolk and Essex Co.

The homestead of Dea. Simon Stone of 40 acres was on the south side of Mt. Auburn Cemetery and probably it embraced a part of the land which was included in it, formerly called Stone's Woods.

Brother Gregory b 1592 was also an immigrant. Settled in Cambridge.

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According to Gen. Dic. of NE - Savage, Simon was elder br. of Gregory, and perhaps of Rev. Samuel. Came to Am. in the 'Increase', from London in 1635 at the age of 50, called husbandman.

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Immigrated from Ipswich to Watertown in April 15 1635, age 50 on the ship " Increase", Robert Lee, Master. Wife Joan was 38.

They brought with them:

  • 1. Daughter Frances age 16,
  • 2. daughter Anne, age 11,
  • 3. son Simon, age 4, and
  • 4. son John, age 56 weeks.

He was admitted freeman, May 25, 1636; Selectman, 1637-56, seven years, and was a Deacon.

His will, dated Sept. 7, proved 10-3-1665, mentions his sons Simon and John, his brother Haywood, dr. Frances, wife of Thomas Greeen; dr. Mary; gr. children Joanna and Natnaniel Green; his brother Gregory (Deacon Gregory Stone, of Cambridge, 5 yrs younger than himself); his kinsman John and Daniel Warner (Warren?) and Thomas WElls, He does not mention his dr. Ann, who embarked with him. From Bond: Genealogy of Watertown, 1860 p. 584

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Simon and Joan departed England from London on the ship INCREASE on 17 Apr 1635 accompanied by their five children; Frances 16; Ann, 11, Simon, 4; Mary, 3; and John, 5 weeks; and 4 servants.

The four servants who made the voyage with the Stone family were Isaac Worden, 18; Nathaniel Wood, 12; Elizabeth Streaton, 19; and Marie Toller, 16.

After arrival in New England Simon moved his family to Watertown. His brother Rev. David Stone was a proprietor of Watertown but removed early to Cambridge.

Simon was admitted freeman to Watertown on 25 May 1636. He was later a town officer and became a Deacon in the Church. At the time of his death in 1665 only his children Simon, John, Frances, and Mary were mentioned.

CHILDREN:

  • 1. Frances Stone, b. abt. 1619, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England. she m. Rev. Henry Green.[1/4:206]
  • 2. Ann Stone, b. abt 1624, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England. She m. perh. Lewis Jones[1/4:206]
  • 3. Simon Stone, b. about 1631 probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England.[1/4:206]
  • 4. Mary Stone, b. abt 1632, probably in Great Bromley, Essex, England.[1/4:206]
  • 5. JOHN STONE
  • 6. Elizabeth Stone, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA. 5 Apr. 1639.[1/4:206]

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Deacon

Christening: 9 FEB 1584/85 Great Bromley, Essex, England --------------------

   * Simon Stone
   * Birth
         o 6 Feb 1585
         o in Great Bromley, Essex, , England
   * Death
         o 22 Sep 1665
         o in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8844032/person/395561463 -------------------- Birth: Feb., 1585, England Death: Sep. 22, 1665 Watertown Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA

Simon Stone was baptized at Great Bromley, Co.Essex, England on Feb 9, 1585/6, the son of David Stone and Ursula ___ Stone.

He was the brother of Gregory Stone.

His first wife was Joane Clarke Stone. His second wife was Sarah Baker Lumpkin Stone, the widow of Richard Lumpkin.

Children(by first marriage): Frances Stone Green Horne, Mary Stone, Ann Stone, Simon Stone Jr, Mary Stone Stearns(mother of Mary Stearns Wight), John Stone, and Elizabeth Stone.

Children:

Simon Stone (1631 - 1708)*


John Stone (1635 - 1691)*

Spouses:
 

Joan Clarke Stone (1599 - ____)

Sarah Baker Lumpkin Stone (____ - 1663)*


Burial: Old Burying Place Watertown Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA

Source: FAG

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Much Bromley,Essex,,England
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Nayland, Suffolk, England
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