George Stone (1811 - d.)

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George Stone & Catherine, Mary, Marcella

George Stone - known as Big George, was born in 1811 at Lynche's River was married three times - first to Catherine Keefe of Point Michaud, then to Mary MacDonald of either Barra Head or Soldier's Cove and in his later years, Marcella MacDonald. He was a blacksmith by trade and he lived up from the Creek on the slope, in back of where his son Black George and his son Jonie George lived. Later on he built a new house down closer to the creek. His forge stood up near his son's house. He had a couple kids by Catherine. On the 1838 Nova Scotia census listing, his household contained himself, his wife and a male child under six years old....

George Stone and Catherine Keefe

(G&C) 1 Jonas Stone b 1837 - d 1918 at Halifax age 77 Married to Elizabeth??? - b May 24, 1842 - d 1917 age 75


(J&E) Charles J Stone b Nov 20, 1873 Married Alice Maud Bailey in Halifax, Jan 12, 1897 relocated to Glace Bay


(C&A) 1 Wilfred Stone b Feb 26, 1898 in Halifax


(C&A) 2 Dorothea Beatrice Stone b Aug 3, 1901 in Halifax Married William Stevenson in Glace Bay Oct 9, 1920



(G&C) 2 Bridgett Stone b 1839, married Ned Harris

Catherine Elizabeth Harris - b Nov 16, 1858

Charlotte Harris - b 1861 Married Freeman Bouche

Hilda L Bouche b 1892

Married Daniel Langley in Worcester Mass, Nov 27, 1912.

Harold Bouchia b 1914

James Edward Harris - b 1863 - d May 2, 1925 Remained single

Worked as a retailer/Mercantile

*Mary Jane Harris - b 1866

Married Alexander McLean

Mary Catherine McLean b 1886

Christy McLean b 1888

Bridget McLean b 1890

  • In 1926, Mary Jane - a widow - married widower and cousin Laurence E Stone in Lunenburg NS - she was 59 - he 61...
 Nelda Ann "Nellie" Harris - b 1868

Married John Henry Langley in Everett Mass, 1908

Nellie's grandfather George and John Henry's grandmother Catherine were brother and sister...

Jonas Harris - b April 25, 1872 d Jan 8, 1959

Never married - lived for many years in the US, but returned to Lynches River in his later years and died at the home of his sister Nellie.
Marcella Harris - b April 12, 1873 d April 8, 1921 age 48
Remained single - kept house for brother James in later years
Annie Harris - b 1875

George Patrick Harris - b 1884

Married Emma Alice Vient in Worcester Mass, March 31, 1913


Lilian M Harris b 1915


Charlotte M Harris b 1917


John J Harris b 1918


Nellie Harris b Oct 23, 1920, d March 2, 1996 - Westfield MA

Married Donald Giles Fahy Nov 1, 1947 in Seoul Korea

i Kathy Jean Fahey b Nov 20, 1952, San Antonio TX; d Mar 23, 1982, Boston MA


Leoda Harris b 1921, d 2003

Married ? Frappier


Edward Harris b 1923, d 2003


Louise Harris b 1927


Evelyn Harris

Married ? Messier


George Stone and Mary MacDonald


(G&M) 1 "Black" George J Stone b Dec 24, 1842 - d Dec 26, 1924

m Catherine 'Katie' MacDonald Feb 24, 1868


(BG) 1 Jonas George (Kerosene Jonie) Stone

b May 24, 1870 - d June 21, 1955

(never married)
 (BG) 2 Sarah Anne Stone - b 1873

married John H Brymer (sailor) in Boston Mass, Jan 9, 1899

(S&J) 1 Mildred P Brymer b 1900

(S&J) 2 Marion Stone Brymer b Dec 4, 1901

(S&J) 3 William Patrick Brymer b July 21, 1903

(S&J) 4 George Arthur Brymer b Aug 1, 1905

(S&J) 5 John H Brymer Jr b Jun 18, 1907

(S&J) 6 Frances Sarah Brymer b June 5, 1908 d Aug 9, 1908

(S&J) 7 Frank H Brymer b Feb 6, 1910

(S&J) 8 Brymer (Female) b & d May 5, 1912

(S&J) 9 Sarah Louise Brymer b July 23, 1914


(BG) 3 George J Stone b Oct 20, 1874 

died at sea as crew aboard the schooner Alva out of Gloucester Mass, on a haddocking run to the Georges' Bank January 21, 1903...


(BG) 4 Mary Catherine (Minnie) Stone - b 1878 - d Mar 18, 1946

Married Sidney Groom in Halifax on October 1, 1906 - he died (TB) in 1910...

1 William Henry Groom b December 1907 - d June 27, 1954 (Single)

2 Sidney Groom b March 1909


(BG) 5 Elizabeth J Stone - b 1879

On the 1910 Census listing, Elizabeth is living in Gloucester Mass with her sister Sarah Stone Brymer & family. She is 31 yrs of age at the time...


(BG) 6 Christie Ann Stone - b 1871

Married Edward Ingersoll in Gloucester Mass

(E&CA) 1 Edward Everett Ingersoll Jr b July 16, 1906

(E&CA) 2 George A Ingersoll b Feb 21, 1908

(E&CA) 3 Walter E Ingersoll b April 17, 1909

(E&CA) 4 Frank Clayton Ingersoll b April 17, 1912

On the 1920 US Census, the four boys are in an Orphanage or Boys school in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. There are no death listings for Edward or Christie Ann up to 1915...

(BG) 7 Florina (Cora) Stone - b 1884

Married Michael Coffey Jr in 1910

1 Patrick Coffey b May 1911


(G & M) 2 Lawrence Stone - born about 1844

listed at the time of the 1881 Census as 37 years old and not of sound mind. He was living with his sister Bridgett Harris and her family. He is not listed on the 1891 Census, so we can assume that he passed away during that ten year period...


(G&M) 3 Mary Stone b June 29, 1845

m Allan MacDonald (Feb 20, 1820)

at the time of the 1911 Census, Allan is 91, and Mary 69, with the two youngest still in the household...

Ronald McDonald - Dec 7, 1870

Ann McDonald - Jan 15, 1873

Dannie McDonald - Aug 31, 1876

Minnie McDonald - April 22, 1879

Married Daniel M Scott, June 6, 1901 in CB County...

Sarah McDonald - Sept 22, 1884

Angus McDonald - Dec 7, 1885

Vincent McDonald - Sept 16, 1890 (adopted)


(G&M) 4 Catherine 'Katie' Stone

b May 31, 1846 died April 20, 1908

...known as Kit George as a little girl and teenager around Lynche's River

(1) Married in 1870 to Ensign Rogers in Gloucester Massachusetts. He is lost at sea leaving Katie with a daughter, Annie - b 1872...

(2)Married Angus Ferguson on Aug 30, 1877 at Halifax. Angus was from Grand Greve and was a sailor and fisherman. They relocated to Gloucester Mass.

1 Mary F Ferguson - b 1878 in Gloucester

2 Lawrence A Ferguson - b Sept 24, 1880 - died in 1905 in Gloucester -

Lawrence was listed as a general laborer...

3 Eugene Ferguson - b June 12, 1883 - d Nov 15, 1915 in Gloucester

Eugene was a Fisherman and Hack Driver

4 Charles W Ferguson b July 12, 1885


(G&M) 5 Sarah Ann Stone - Jan 1, 1849

Married Freeman Baxter in Gloucester Mass

1 Mary Jane Baxter - b Sept 23, 1869

Married William Collins on June 17, 1885 in Halifax NS

2 George C Baxter - b Feb 4, 1873

At the time of the 1881 Canadian Census, George is 8 yrs old and living at Lynche's River with his grandfather George Stone and third wife Marcella

3 Katy B Baxter - b July 7, 1877, d Sept 25, 1877


(G&M) 6 Mary Jane Stone b 1852

(1) Married Martin Murphy 1874

Mary B Murphy b Jan 3, 1875 Albert P Murphy b July 10, 1878

(2) Marries a Alexander Lafford in 1879

William Lafford b Aug 15, 1880

Mary Lafford b Feb 9, 1882 Gilbert Roderick Lafford b Feb 27, 1884

Wife: Anna C Lafford b 1890(Married in Gloucester, Mass) Jeanette Lafford b 1916 Barbara Lafford b 1918

At the time of the 1930 US Census, Gilbert is 46 and is living with a 'Walters' family in Gloucester and there is no mention of his wife and children... Linda Ester Lafford b Mar 13, 1885 Ina Estella Lafford b Jan 8, 1888

Married Harry Young Dec 3, 1906 in Halifax NS Ida Wilda Lafford b Aug 23, 1890 Sarah Louise Lafford b Oct 11, 1892 Larriella Lafford b 1894 Laughlin Lafford b Jan 7, 1895


(3) Married William J Lafford in 1897 b 1869, d 1947