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Stone, John


Age: 0, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): Surgeon
Service: Norwich 1835-37, did not graduate, moved to Tennill, Ga. 1840, school teacher, moved to Linton, Ga., M.D. Philadelphia (1857), physician Linton 1860-1868; War service: Surg. C.S.A.; Affiliations: Baptist

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Birth: 08/31/1815, Barnard, VT
Death: 1868


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in Linton, GA


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John Stone, son of Luke and Sibyl (Adams) Stone, was born in Barnard, Vt., August 31, 1815, and died in Linton, Hancock, County, Georgia, in 1868. He attended the schools of his town and entered the University in 1835, remaining two years.

He then studied medicine and located near Tennill, Ga., about 1840, where he taught school until 1841. He then removed to Linton, Hancock County, Georgia, where he practiced medicine until 1856, when he took his second course of medical lectures in Philadelphia, graduating M. D. in 1857. He returned to Linton, and continued his practice until his death. He me with marked success in his medical work, becoming one of the most skillful physicians in his county. He owned a large tract of land, on the Buffalo Creek, Hancock County; was also an extensive owner of slaves. He acquired a large property. He served as a surgeon in the C.S.A. He was an active member of the Baptist Church. He gave one hundred acres of fine farm land to establish the Washington Baptist Institute.

He married Martha Anna Glenn, of Washington County, who died about 1870. Three children were born to them: Robert Glenn, resides in Lindon, Ga.,; Addie Julia; William S.

William Arba Ellis, Norwich University 1819-1911, Her History, her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor, (The Capital City Press, Montpelier, Vt., 1911), ii:296