Gregory STONE

Male 1591 - 1672  (81 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Gregory STONE  [2, 3
    • Gregory Stone, immigrant ancestor, son of David Stone, was baptized in Much Bromley, county Essex, England, April 19, 1592. According to his own deposition made September 18, 1658, he was born in 1591 or 1592, his age at that time being given as about sixty-seven years. His age at death, November 30, 1672, was given as eighty-two. He was born there, in all probability, in 1591. He was admitted freeman with his brother Simon, May 25, 1636. He was a proprietor in Watertown, but resided most of his life in Cambridge, where he had some famous orchards for his day. His farm was on the present site of the Botanic Gardens of Harvard university. He was one of the most prominent men of his day. He was deputy to the general court; was deacon of the church and served thirty-four years, being the last survivor of the original membership; was a civil magistrate and one of the governor's deputies. His will proved December 14, 1672, mentions his wife, Lydia, and her children by a former husband, John Cooper and Lydia Fiske, his sons, Daniel, David, John and Samuel, daughters, Elizabeth Porter, Sarah, wife of David Merriam, and grandson, John, son of David Stone. He married in England, July 20, 1617, Margaret Garrad, born December 5, 1597, died August, 1626, in England. He married (second) Lydia Cooper, widow, who died June 24, 1674. Her son by her former marriage was John, who married Anne Sparhawk; their daughter Lydia married David Fiske. Children of Gregory and Margaret Stone: 1. John, born July 31, 1618. 2. Daniel, baptized July 15, 1620. 3. David, baptized September 22, 1622. 4. Elizabeth, 1624. Children by second wife; 5. Elizabeth, baptized March 6, 1628. 6. Samuel, Baptized February 4, 1630. 7. Sarah, baptized February 8, 1632. They were all baptized in the church at Nayland, England. [1]
    Born 1591  Parish of Great Bromley, co. Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Christened 19 Apr 1592  Bromley, county Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Nov 1672  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I55397  Main Tree
    Last Modified 11 May 2021 

    Father David STONE,   b. Abt 1540, Great Bromley, co. Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1597  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ursula ? 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1584  [2
    Family ID F42089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret GARRAD,   c. 5 Dec 1597, Nayland, co. Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1617  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Deacon John STONE,   c. 31 Jul 1618, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1683, Cambridge, Middlesex Co, (now Suffolk), Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)  [Birth]
     2. Daniel STONE,   c. 15 Jul 1620, Church at Nayland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1686/7  (Age ~ 66 years)  [Birth]
     3. David STONE,   c. 22 Sep 1622, Church at Nayland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth STONE,   b. 1624,   bur. 6 Aug 1626  (Age ~ 2 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2021 
    Family ID F29757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia ?,   d. 24 Jun 1674, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachuetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1627  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth STONE,   b. 1629,   d. 10 Mar 1712, Ipswich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     2. Samuel STONE,   c. 4 Feb 1630, Church at Nayland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Sarah STONE,   c. 8 Feb 1632, Church at Nayland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1704, Lexington, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2021 
    Family ID F10729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1617 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1627 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1672 - Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S5277] Northern New York - Genealogical and family history of Northern New York; a record of the achievements of her people in making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation., Transcribed by Carolynn Brown.

    2. [S2562] Simon Stone Genealogy Ancestry and Descendants of Deacon Simon Stone of Watertown, Mass. 1320-1926, J. Gardner Bartlett.

    3. [S3330] Gregory Stone Genealogy Ancestry and Descendants of Deacon Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass. 1320-1917, J. Gardner Bartlett.