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Gregory David Stone


Gender:
Male
Born:
1801
Died:
1838
Home Town:
Wethersfield, VT
Later Residences:
Russellville, AL
Marriage(s):
Elizabeth Farriss Stone (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
Gregory David Stone was born in Weathersfield, VT in 1801. When he was nine years old his father was accidentally killed, and his mother moved with her children to Grafton, MA where they were brought up. Stone entered Union College and graduated in 1823. He then studied at the Law School and later moved to Russellville, AL. He was admitted to the bar, practiced his profession and for about ten years was judge of the Orphans' Court for Franklin County. He died in Russellville in 1888.


Education
Years at LLS:
1823
Other Education:
Graduated from Union College in 1823.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer
Local Posts:
Judge Orphans Court (Franklin County, AL)

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
Litchfield Eagle, October 6, 1823.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 19.
Secondary Sources:
Bartlett, J. Gardner. Gregory Stone Genealogy. Boston: Stone Family Association, 1918.

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