Nancy Stone1

b. circa 1758, d. 28 July 1850
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Nancy Stone was born circa 1758.2 She married first Jacob Durant, son of Benjamin Durant and Mary Butler, on 5 September 1794 in Tyngsborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,3 She married second John Hartshorn.2 She married third Joseph Putnam.2 She died on 28 July 1850 in Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, at age 92.2
     Nancy's age of about 36 when she married Jacob makes it likely that he was not her first husband. If so, Stone is probably a married name.


  1. [S114] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Lynn: Thos. P. Nichols & Son Co., 1913), citing copy of Church record kept by Rev. Nathaniel Lawrence.
  2. [S929] Daniel F. Secomb, History of the town of Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire : (first known as Narragansett Township Number Three, and subsequently as Southegan West) : from the grant of the township by the Great and General Court of the province of Massachusetts Bay in June, 1728 to March, 1882 : with genealogies of Amherst families, biographical sketches of natives and citizens of the town, and a sketch of the Narraganset fort fight, 19 December, 1675 (Concord, New Hampshire: Evans, Sleeper & Woodbury, 1883), 574.
  3. [S929] Daniel F. Secomb, Amherst, NH History, 573 (no date given).