Stone, Cornelius, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Jay, Me. and after a thorough collegiate and theological education, joined the Maine Conference in 1841. In 1858 his declining health compelled him to abandon the work of the ministry and retire to his paternal homestead. He twice represented his district in the State Legislature. He died at Jay, April 5, 1866. Mr. Stone was highly esteemed as a faithful minister and an able and discreet legislator. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1866, p.106.