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Stoner Early Origins



The surname Stoner was first found in Oxfordshire at Stonor, a Saxon village that dates back to the late 10th century when it was named Stanora. Literally the place name means "stony hill-slope," from the Old English words "stan" + "ora" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Stonor Park is an historic country house and private deer park situated nearby and has been the home of the Stonor family for more than eight centuries. It is generally thought that the house was probably begun after 1280 when Sir Richard Stoner (1250-1314) married his second wife, Margaret Harnhull. The following quote is a particular interest and reflects the family's ancient heritage. We provide the quote as it was recorded in the language of the times: "Stonor is a 3 miles out of Henley. Ther is a fayre parke and a warren of connies and fayre woods. The mansion place standithe clyminge on a hille, and hathe 2 courtes buyldyd withe tymbar, brike, and flynte; Sir Walter Stoner, now possessor of it, hathe augmentyd and strengthed the howse. The Stoners hathe longe had it in possessyn syns one Fortescue invadyd it by marriage of an heire generall of the Sonors, but after dispocessed." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.

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Stoner Spelling Variations


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Stoner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stonor, Stoner, Stonore and others.

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Stoner Early History


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Stoner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stoner research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1334 and 1492 are included under the topic Early Stoner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stoner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stoner Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stoner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alex Stoner who settled in Virginia in 1638
  • John Stoner settled in Virginia in 1640
  • Robert Stoner, who arrived in Maryland in 1658
  • Peter Stoner, who landed in Virginia in 1663

Stoner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Rudolph Stoner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • John Stoner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Chris and Fredrick Stoner landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1764 and 1795 respectively

Stoner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Stoner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836

Stoner Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Peter Stoner U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Stoner U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butler Rangers [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Stoner Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Martha Stoner arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Canton" in 1838
  • Henry Stoner arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bussorah Merchant" in 1848
  • Levi Stoner arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bussorah Merchant" in 1848
  • James Stoner, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "William Stevenson"
  • Henry Stoner (aged 22) arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Hooghly"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stoner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stoner (post 1700)



  • Ulysses Simpson Grant "Lil" Stoner (1899-1966), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1922 to 1931
  • Rob Stoner (b. 1948), born Robert David Rothstein, an American multi-instrumental musician
  • Peter Stoner (1888-1980), American Chairman of the Departments of Mathematics and Astronomy at Pasadena City College
  • Sherri Lynn Stoner (b. 1965), American animation actress and writer, best known for her work on Tiny Toon Adventures and Animaniacs
  • Tobi Neal Stoner (b. 1984), German-born, American former Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the New York Mets (2009-2010)
  • Alyson Stoner (b. 1993), American actress and dancer, best known in the role of Max in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Eugene Stoner (1922-1997), American weapons designer associated with the AR-15 rifle, adopted by the US military as the M16
  • Clarence G. Stoner, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Cumberland County; Elected 1954
  • Clair Stoner, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1926
  • Charles M. Stoner, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944
  • ... (Another 25 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Stoner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Stoner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stoner Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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