Thursday, March 6, 2014

Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 204: Death Record for Sophia (Buck) (Brigham) (Newton) Stone (1797-1882)

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the Death Record for Sophia (Buck) (Brigham) (Newton) Stone (1797-1882) in Westborough, Massachusetts:

Sophia (Buck) Stone is the first entry on this page from the Westborough, Mass. vital records reported to the Massachusetts state vital records bureau for 1882.  The information includes:

*  Date:  Jan. 6 [1882]
*  Name:  Sophia (Buck) Stone
*  Sex:  F[emale]
*  Condition:  W[idowed]
*  Age:  84 [years] 7 [months] 3 [days]
*  Disease, or Cause of Death:  Heart disease
*  Residence, and Place of Death:  Westboro
*  Occupation:  [blank]
*  Birthplace:  Holden
*  Names of Parents:  Isaac & Martha (Phillips)
*  Birthplace of Parents:  Southboro [& blank]

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1915," indexed database and digital images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (, Deaths: Volume 339, Page 452, 1882, Westborough: Sophia (Buck) Stone entry, age 84-7-3.

Sophia (Buck) (Brigham) (Newton) Stone is one of my third great-grandmothers, the daughter of Isaac Buck and Martha Phillips, and the mother of Sophia Newton (1834-1923), one of my second great-grandmothers.  She was married three times - to Lambert Brigham (1794-1834) in 1817, to Thomas J. Newton (????-????) in about 1834, and to Jonathan Stone (1795-1868) in 1862.  

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