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  MRS. PAMELIA STONE, Secs. 16 and 9; P.O. Reedsburg; was born in Smithfield, Madison Co., N.Y., Oct. 25, 1827; came to Reedsburg and settled on her present place in February, 1870. Mrs. Pamelia (Ellinwood) Stone married Mr. James R. Stone March 29, 1849;he was born in Smithfield, Madison Co., N.Y., May 27, 1822. He enlisted, July 1862, in Co. F, 157th, N.Y.V.I.;he raised the company, and was Captain of the same; he was in the Army of the Potomac, and took part in the battles of Wilderness and at Gettysburg; at the latter place, he was taken prisoner and sent to Libby Prison, where he remained about eleven months; was sent from there to Macon, Ga., where he died Aug. 12, 1864.Mrs. Stone has five children--Willis C., born April 21, 1855;James A., born Dec. 1, 1856; Orna P., born Sept. 24, 1858; Mina L., born April 28, 1860;and O. Lincoln, born July 24, 1861.Mr. Willis C. Stone is pursuing the full course of study in the Oshkosh Normal School, and has taught several terms;Miss Mina L. and Mr. James A. Stone have also taught for several terms; Orna P. Stone is now employed in the Census Bureau at Washington, D.C.

Source: The History of Sauk County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Society, 1880, p. 727.

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