Stone, William ( 1603 - 1660 )
Wife: Verlinda, daughter of Thomas Graves. Siblings: Andrew, John, Matthew, Richard. Children: Thomas (m. Mary), Richard, John, Matthew (m. Margery), Elizabeth (m. William Calvert), Mary (m. 1. John Thomas, 2. Robert Doyne), Catherine. Stone arrived in Virginia by 1628, and after 1648 divided his time between St. Marys and Charles Counties. Local Offices: justice of peace (Accomack County, Virginia), 1633, 1635-1639, 1641-1645, 1647-1648; Hungars Parish Vestry (Accomack County, Virginia), 1635; sheriff (Accomack County, Virginia), 1634, 1640, 1646; Burgess (Accomack County, Virginia), 1642. Provincial Offices: governor of Maryland, 1648-1656 (replaced by Parliamentary Commissioners, March-June, 1652, 1654-1656); Council, 1656-1660; justice, Provincial Court, 1658-1660; Upper House, 1658 (did not attend). Military Offices: captain, 1659. Land at death: 3000 a. plus, including Nangemy Manor, land at Bustards Island.
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