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John Asa Stone

John Asa Stone

Male 1845 - 1938  (92 years)

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  • Name John Asa Stone  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • Notes from Mike Sandifer; February 2012: My wife's mother, Suzanne Stone, was the granddaughter of John Asa Stone. She was born in 1925. John Asa lived with her family in Kaufman. She said they called him "Paul" Stone.
    Born 19 Sept 1845  Marshall County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date of birth is from Texas Death Certificate; headstone; Headstone Application for Military Veterans; and U.S. Confederate Pension papers; location is from Confederate Pension papers and census records; location of birth is incorrect on Death Certificate
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as John Stone, age 1 born abt 1849 in Georgia; male; Family 1778; living with father Jasper Stone, age 26 who was born in George and is a farmer; and mother Margaret Stone, age 23 who was born in North Carolina  
    Census 1860  Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    indexed as John Stone, age 12 born abt 1848 in Georgia; living in District 9; male; living with father who is indexed incorrectly as "Gasper" Stone, age 35 born in Georgia who is a farm laborer; and mother Margaret Stone, 33 who was born North Carolina; and siblings: Esau, 10; Eliza M., 7; William W., 5; and Marcus, 2 
    Military 1862  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlistment into the CSA: Civil War Veteran; John's headstone indicates that he was a member of Company C, 14th Tennessee Calvary, Confederate States Army. To date I have been unable to locate service records for John under this Regiment. I have though located the following service record, which I believe pertains to him:
    Indexed as: John A. Stone
    13th Regiment, Tennessee Calvary, Company H (Gore's - Mounce Gore) (Great grandfather of Vice President Al Gore); Private. Only one Muster Roll card exists as follows: "John A. Stone," Stone; Pvt with Co. H - Dibrell's Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry* Appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above dated 12 Oct 1862. Enlisted 15 Sept 1862 in White County, Tennessee with Lt. Col. Dibrell for the duration of the war. His horse was valued at $175 and his equipment was valued at $30; he was present for the muster call.

    *This regiment was organized as Partisan Rangers in September 1862, with twelve companies, and was remustered as cavalry in October, 1862, and consolidated into ten companies. It was officially designated the 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry by the A. & I.G.O., but was mustered in the field for a while as the 8th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry, and as Dibrell's Regiment Tennessee Cavalry. This group was paroled at Washington, Georgia on May 11, 1865 at the end of the war.  
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    Civil War Muster Roll
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    Civil War Muster Card Roll
    Military 1865 
    Discharge from CSA: His Headstone Application indicates that he was discharged in the Spring of 1865 
    Census 1870  Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as John Stone, age 21 born abt 1849 in Georgia; living in Militia District 629; white male; nearest post office is Varnells Station; living with wife Mary C., age 17 and son Thomas J. Stone, age 1; living next door is the family of Jasper Stone, age 49 and Margaret Stone, 42 and their children. Is this John's father?  
    Census 1880  Varnells, Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as John Stone, age 30 born abt 1850 in Georgia; white male; married; father born Georgia; mother born North Carolina; farmer; Living with wife Mary, age 26; Children: Thomas J., 11; William J., 9; Marian A., 7; Adolphus, 5; Nancy A.,; and Margrett I., 1; Family 25 
    Census 1900  Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "John Stone," age 52, born Sept 1847 in Mississippi; Living in Justice Precinct 7; white male, head of house; Married 10 years - 1890; Parents born NC; Can read/write; Owns farm free and clear of mortgage; Living with wife Susan K., age 50, born May 1850 in Texas; and son Tom E., age 8, born Apr 1892, in Texas 
    Census 1910  Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed "John A. Stone," age 64 born 1846 in Mississippi; Living in Justice Precinct 7; white, male, head of house married 19 years; hotel keeper; renting house; living w/wife Susan C., 42 who was born 1868 in Texas; also in the home is Thomas E., son, 18 born 1892 in Texas who is a salesman for a department store; also in the home is Beulah Atherton, 24, servant, waitress at hotel 
    Pension 22 Jun 1915  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as J. A. Stone; Pension file 33545; Veteran; County of Kaufman; Was honorably discharged at Corinth, State of Mississippi in the Spring of 1865; discharged at the close of war and general surrender; he is 69 years old born September 19th, 1845 in Marshall County, Mississippi; resident of Texas since 1867 (33 years) residing in Kaufman County, Texas; he has never applied for a pention; he is in the hotel business; he is in fair physical condition; his command was organized in Tennessee; he served 3 years and 6 months; enlisted in the fall of 1862 and served until the close of the war in 1865; he was with Company C, 14th Tennessee Cavalry - Rucker's Brigade General Chalmer's division; he was not transferred; he was with the Cavalry  
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    U.S. Confederate Pension - filed Texas 22 Jun 1915
    Census 1920  Kemp, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family 93: Indexed as J. A. Stone, age 74 born 1846 in Mississippi; white male, head of house; married; both parents were born in North Carolina; he is renting his home and is able to read/write; His occupation is listed as "hotel." He is living with wife who has been misindexed as "Sudie" Stone, age 51; Also in the home are two boarders: Emma Holmeter, age 57, hotel servant; and Carrie Troup, age 39, hotel housekeeper 
    Census 1930  Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as John A. Stone, male born 1845 in Mississippi, age 85, white, widower (states he was age 45 at the time of his marriage), father; his parents born North Carolina; Living with son Thomas E. Stone, age 38 who is a manager with an office supplier, and his wife Annie, age 39; and grandchildren: Jean, 10; Suzanne, 4; Tommie Joe, infant; the family is living in Hawthorne Street - they are renting for $55 per month - they own a radio 
    Died 17 Jan 1938  Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There are various death records and they conflict:
      Texas Death Certificate: 14 Jan 1938
      Headstone: 17 Jan 1938
      Texas Death Index: 28 Feb 1935
      Headstone Application for Military Veterans: 17 Jan 1938

      Indexed as John Asa Stone; he died in Precinct 1 in Kaufman County, Texas where he had been a resident for 11 years; white male; widower; his wife was Susan; he was born 9/19/1845; he was 92 years, 3 months and 25 days old at the time of his death; he was a retired hotel keeper; he was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi (THIS IS BELIEVED TO BE INCORRECT); the names of his mother and father and their birth locations was not known by the informant, Mrs. Tom Stone of Kaufman, Texas; burial was 1/15/1938 in Kemp, Texas; he had been under a doctor's care since 8 Jan 1938 until the time of his death; his cause of death was general senility.
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    Death Certificate
    Buried Aft 17 Jan 1938  Kemp, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kemp Cemetery
      Application for Headstone or Marker: Indexed as John Asa Stone; Enlistment: 1862; Discharge: Spring 1865; CSA; Pension: 33454 Texas; State of Mississippi; Co. C. 14 Tenn Chalmers CSA; born Sept 19, 1845; died Jan 17 1938; Christian; flat granite marker; Ship to: Leslie B. Reasonover of Kemp, Texas (marked out and then written: Mabank, Texas); cemetery located Kemp, Texas; signed by Leslie B. "Reasonman" 12/24/56; Applicant: E. O. Williamson of Kemp, Texas
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    Headstone
    John Asa Stone
    John Asa Stone
    Headstone Application for Military Veteran
    Person ID P202  Curbow Montoya Family | Curbow Family Branch, Ham Family Branch
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2013 

    Father William Jasper Stone,   b. 10 Aug 1825, Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Varnell, Whitefiled County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Margaret Shelton,   b. 1827, Haywood County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F7507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary C. Parker,   b. 1853 - 1854, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Btwn 1888-1890  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1868  Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Date/location are from Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967
      Groom: John Stone
      Bride: Mary Parker
      Date: 19 July 1868
      Place: Whitfield, Georgia
      Indexing Project (batch) number: M71397-1
      System Origin: Georgia-EASy
      Source Film Number: 339861
    Children 
    +1. Thomas J. Stone,   b. 8 Jul 1869, Henderson, Houston, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1946, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  []
    +2. William J. Stone,   b. Abt 1872, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Marion A. Stone,   b. Nov 1873, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1950, Seven Points, Henderson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  []
     4. Adolphus Stone,   b. 1875, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Julia Emma Stone,   b. 18 Oct 1876, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1972, Bangs, Brown County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +6. Nancy A. Stone,   b. 16 April 1877, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1953, Mexia, Limestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Margaret Idone Stone,   b. 14 Mar 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1957, Palmer, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +8. Anna "Annie" Lee Stone,   b. 2 Jun 1888, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sept 1960, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  []
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2012 18:00:25 
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan C. Williamson,   b. 24 Jan 1868, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1927  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 1890 - 1891 
    • Dates are an ESTIMATE and come from 1900 and 1910 census information. It is presumed that the couple married in Texas because Susan was born in Texas.
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Evans Stone,   b. 1 Apr 1892, Kemp, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1937, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2012 18:35:26 
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sept 1845 - Marshall County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment into the CSA: Civil War Veteran; John's headstone indicates that he was a member of Company C, 14th Tennessee Calvary, Confederate States Army. To date I have been unable to locate service records for John under this Regiment. I have though located the following service record, which I believe pertains to him: Indexed as: John A. Stone 13th Regiment, Tennessee Calvary, Company H (Gore's - Mounce Gore) (Great grandfather of Vice President Al Gore); Private. Only one Muster Roll card exists as follows: "John A. Stone," Stone; Pvt with Co. H - Dibrell's Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry* Appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above dated 12 Oct 1862. Enlisted 15 Sept 1862 in White County, Tennessee with Lt. Col. Dibrell for the duration of the war. His horse was valued at $175 and his equipment was valued at $30; he was present for the muster call. *This regiment was organized as Partisan Rangers in September 1862, with twelve companies, and was remustered as cavalry in October, 1862, and consolidated into ten companies. It was officially designated the 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry by the A. & I.G.O., but was mustered in the field for a while as the 8th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry, and as Dibrell's Regiment Tennessee Cavalry. This group was paroled at Washington, Georgia on May 11, 1865 at the end of the war. - 1862 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as "John Stone," age 52, born Sept 1847 in Mississippi; Living in Justice Precinct 7; white male, head of house; Married 10 years - 1890; Parents born NC; Can read/write; Owns farm free and clear of mortgage; Living with wife Susan K., age 50, born May 1850 in Texas; and son Tom E., age 8, born Apr 1892, in Texas - 1900 - Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed "John A. Stone," age 64 born 1846 in Mississippi; Living in Justice Precinct 7; white, male, head of house married 19 years; hotel keeper; renting house; living w/wife Susan C., 42 who was born 1868 in Texas; also in the home is Thomas E., son, 18 born 1892 in Texas who is a salesman for a department store; also in the home is Beulah Atherton, 24, servant, waitress at hotel - 1910 - Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPension - Indexed as J. A. Stone; Pension file 33545; Veteran; County of Kaufman; Was honorably discharged at Corinth, State of Mississippi in the Spring of 1865; discharged at the close of war and general surrender; he is 69 years old born September 19th, 1845 in Marshall County, Mississippi; resident of Texas since 1867 (33 years) residing in Kaufman County, Texas; he has never applied for a pention; he is in the hotel business; he is in fair physical condition; his command was organized in Tennessee; he served 3 years and 6 months; enlisted in the fall of 1862 and served until the close of the war in 1865; he was with Company C, 14th Tennessee Cavalry - Rucker's Brigade General Chalmer's division; he was not transferred; he was with the Cavalry - 22 Jun 1915 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Family 93: Indexed as J. A. Stone, age 74 born 1846 in Mississippi; white male, head of house; married; both parents were born in North Carolina; he is renting his home and is able to read/write; His occupation is listed as "hotel." He is living with wife who has been misindexed as "Sudie" Stone, age 51; Also in the home are two boarders: Emma Holmeter, age 57, hotel servant; and Carrie Troup, age 39, hotel housekeeper - 1920 - Kemp, Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as John A. Stone, male born 1845 in Mississippi, age 85, white, widower (states he was age 45 at the time of his marriage), father; his parents born North Carolina; Living with son Thomas E. Stone, age 38 who is a manager with an office supplier, and his wife Annie, age 39; and grandchildren: Jean, 10; Suzanne, 4; Tommie Joe, infant; the family is living in Hawthorne Street - they are renting for $55 per month - they own a radio - 1930 - Houston, Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1938 - Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 17 Jan 1938 - Kemp, Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    4. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Varnells, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: T9_171; Family History Film: 1254171; Page: 26.3000; Enumeration District: 193; Image: 0561.



    5. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 7, Kaufman, Texas; Roll: T623_1651; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 81.


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