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... her. Both Mr. and Mrs. Stone were honored and faithful members
of the Protestant Episcopal Church. MONTRAVILLE STONE was born at
Hinesburg, Vermont, May 9th. 1810, and died at Oberlin, Ohio,
October 30, 1888. By dint of great perseverance, and without
meterial assistance, he acquired an excellent education in the
English branches, as well as a fair knowledge of Latin and GreeK,
at the Hinesburg Academy. In 1832, Mr. Stone came to Strongsville,
and his first winter was spent in teaching at the Academy, and for
ten years he taught school at Strongsville, Bath, or vicinity,
while the summer time was devoted to farm employment, which in
those days consisted in no small degree, in clearing the land of
forests. In 1843, he married Miss Mary E. Smith of Bath, Ohio, a
woman who gave one the highest impression of Christian meekness and
steadfastness. Of this union, four children were born: Adrian C, of
Wilmington, Ohio; Judge C. M. Stone, of Cleveland, Ohio; Alice,
(Mrs. Vernon Rood), of Jeanesville, Pa; ar.H H. M. Stone, of
Kankakee, Illinois. From 1843 to 1868, Mr. Stone devoted his time
to farming and stockraising, with unremitting care and labor, and
with more than ordinary success. In the latter year he moved to
Oberlin and there resided until his decease. During his residence
in Oberlin, he was for several years Mayor of the village, and was
president of the Citizens National Ban'.c Mr. Stone was a close
student of history, and few had a more extended knowledge of men
and events than he. Especially was he appreciated for his sterling
integrity and upright character. VALERIUS CORVUS STONE was born in
Hinesburg. Vt., March 2, 1820. In 1833 he came with his father,
Joshua Stone, his mother, and an older brother and sister to
Strongsville. January 25, 1855, Mr. Stone ...
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