Biography extracted from History of Sauk County, Wisconsin Chicago: Western Historical Company, published 1880.
Mrs. Pamelia Stone, Secs. 16 and 9; P. O. Reedsburg; was born in Smithfield, Madison Co., N. Y., Oct. 25, 1827; came to Reedsburg and settled on her present place in February, 1870. Mrs. Pamelia (Ellinwood) Stone married Mr. James R. Stone March 29, 1849; he was born in Smithfield, Madison Co., N. Y., May 27, 1822. He enlisted, July, 1862, in Co. F, 157th N. Y. V. I.; he raised the company, and was Captain of the same; he was in the Army of the Potomac, and took part in the battles of the Wilderness and at Gettysburg; at the latter place, he was taken prisoner and sent to Libby Prison, where he remained about eleven months; was sent from there to Macon, Ga., where he died Aug. 12, 1864. Mrs. Stone has five children--Willis C., born April 21, 1855; James A., born Dec. 1, 1856; Orna P., born Sept. 24, 1858; Mina L., born April 28, 1860; and O. Lincoln, born July 24, 1861. Mr. Willis C. Stone is pursuing the full course of study in the Oshkosh Normal School, and has taught several terms; Miss Mina L. and Mr. James A. Stone have also taught for several terms; Orna P. Stone is now employed in the Census Bureau, at Washington, D. C.
Submitted by Donna Burdick, Smithfield, NY Town Historian
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