Robert Stoness and Jabez McGowan Stoness are two different people. I have a picture of Jabez Stoness's family. Robert Stoness married Elizabeth McGowan (hence the middle name on Jabez)
Elizabeth died February 18, 1849 and Robert remarried Fanny Sears. Jabez married Mahala Knight and they had 11 children.
John Harris Stoness b.November 18, 1872 m. Julia Smith
Harriet (Hattie) Adelaide Stoness b.1874 d.July 24, 1888
Elizabeth Stoness b. 1876 d.1876
Robert 'Neil' Stoness b.February 6, 1878 d.January 5, 1949. m.Myrtle Carthenia
Maud E. Stoness b.March 1879 d.March 18, 1912 m.Joseph Forsythe May 17, 1899. (they had 4 kids that I know of. Neil, Joseph, Ralph, and Isabel)
William Thomas Stoness (my great-grandpa) b.September 2, 1880 d.May 28, 1962 (doctor error. his spleen was accidentally punctured during a liver biopsy. It was pretty traumatic for family as he was pretty healthy before hand) m. Helen Orduna Clough (Nellie)
Grace Isabelle Stoness b.August 1, 1881 d.1940 in Stettler, Alberta (I think if I remember from stories that she might have been a nurse) m. Thomas Slack.
Blanche Stoness b.February 6, 1883 m. Walter Dabbie.
Madge Edna Stoness b.July 8, 1884 d.October 16, 1927 m.Walter Joseph Zapf
Charles Arthur Stoness b.March 21, 1886 d.1974 m.Lillian May Ritchie
Jabez Franklin Stoness b.April 22, 1888 d.February 20, 1946 (he went to New York and was a doctor) m. Mildred Edna Turnbull
Florence 'Lorna' Stoness b.September 11, 1891