History of the town of Waitsfield, Vermont, 1782-1908 :
with family genealogies Boston, Mass.: G.E. Littlefield,
Matt Bushnell Jones 1909

[Transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger]




GENEALOGIES OF WAITSFIELD FAMILIES.


STERLING.


1. JOHN(3) STERLING (Daniel,(2) William(1)), son of Daniel and Mary (Marvin) (Ely) Sterling, was born in Lyme, Conn., Oct. 28, 17o4, and died there Oct. 8, 1790. He married (1) Nov., 1727, Abigail, dau. Joseph and Sarah (Colyer) Pratt of Colchester, Conn., b. Nov. 30, 1702; d. May 10, 1731; (2) Dec. 30, 1731, Jane Ransom. Children, born in Lyme, Conn.:
  • i. ELIZABETH,(4) b. July 15, 1729.
  • ii. ABIGAIL, b. Jan. 25, 1730-1; d. Apr., 1734.
  • iii. JOHN, b. Dec. 10, 1732.
  • iv. 2. NATHAN, b. Dec. 12, 1736.
  • v. STEPHEN, b. Aug. 3, 1739.
  • vi. DANIEL, b. June, 1740.
  • vii. ABIGAIL, b. May 12, 1742.
  • viii. JACOB, b. Mar. 3, 1744.
  • x. JANE, b. Apr. 23, 1746.
  • x. SIMON, b. July 25, 1749.
  • xi. ESTHER, b. July 4, 1751.
  • xii. LUCIA, b. Mar. 13, 1753.
  • xiii. MIRIAM, b. May 8, 1755.
  • xiv. MARY, b. Sept. 18, 1757.

    2. NATHAN(4) STERLING (John,(3) Daniel,(2) William(1)) was born in Lyme, Conn., Dec. 12, 1736; died probably in 1778 at East Haddam, Conn. He married Elizabeth Morgan. She received, Sept. 28, 1784, a grant of 100 acres of land for settling with her family in Kingston, (now Granville) Vt. Children:
    • i. LUCRETIA,(5) b. Nov. 23, 1753.
    • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Dec. 6, 1755; m. William R. Hyde.
    • iii. SABRA, b. Aug. 22, 1757.
    • iv. STEPHEN, b. Apr. 10, 1759.
    • v. ANNA, b. Sept. 13, 1761; m. Oliver Cone.
    • vi. 3. NATHAN, b. June 3, 1763.
    • vii. SUSANNAH, b. Feb. 13, 1765.
    • viii. JANE, b. Mar. 18, 1767.
    • ix. NAOMI, b. Nov. 1, 1770; m. Jeduthan Wait.

      3. NATHAN(5) STERLING (Nathan,(4) John,(3) Daniel,(2) William(1)) was born (probably) in East Haddam, Conn., June 3, 1763, Revolutionary soldier; came from Kingston, Vt., to W. before Dec., 1794, removed about 1814 to Moriah, N. Y. He married Mary Wade. Children:
      • i. ELISHA,(6) b. Oct. 14, 1788, in Kingston, Vt.
      • ii. PHEBE, b. Jan. 31, 1790, in Walpole, N. H.
      • iii. SIMON, b. Jan. 10, 1792.
      • iv. JACOB, b. Feb. 2, 1794, in Rockingham Vt., d. young.
      • v. MARY, b. Feb. 5, 1796, in, W.
      • vi. JOHN, b. Mar. 12, 1798.
      • vii. ROXANA, b. Mar. 1, 1800.
      • viii. CALVIN, b. Aug. 16, 1802.
      • ix. LAURA, b. June 17, 1804.
      • x. JACOB, b. Jan. 3, 1805; sett. in Weybridge, Vt., it is said; d. June 10, 1899.


STEWART.


MOSES STEWART came to W. from Barnard, Vt., about 1797; settled on lot 91 and owned a sawmill; died Jan. 22, 1818, ae. 47. He married Lois Foster, who m. (2) July 21, 1822, Job Dow. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. MOSES, b. Apr. 26, 1799; d. Nov. 6, 1802.
  • ii. LYDIA, b. Sept. 3, 1801; d. Nov. 9, 1802.
  • iii. LOIS, b. May 9, 1803; m. Mar. 13, 1827, Chester Butterfield.
  • iv. LYDIA, b. May 9, 1803; m. Mar. 18, 1822, Lyman Nutting.
  • v. LOVINA, b. Feb. 7, 1805; m. May 2, 1824, James Dow.
  • vi. OREN, b. May 26, 1807; d. Jan. 9, 1818.
  • vii. LUCINDA, b. Feb. 22, 1809; m. May 24, 1825, Chester Sawyer.
  • viii. POLLY, b. May 12, 1811, m. (1) Aug. 28, 1828, Luther Fairbanks; (2) Nov. 5, 1836, Rev. Israel D. Rust.
  • ix. PARNEY, b. May 29, 1814; d. Oct. 13, 1814.
  • x. MOSES, b. Feb. 12, 1816; m. Sarah -------- and had Chn.:
    • Moses, Silas, Gordon, Augustus, Lorenzo, Sarah.

    STILL.


    DURIN STILL was a resident of W. in 1797 but removed soon to Orange County.

STODDARD.


1. ANTHONY(1) STODDARD was in Boston, Mass., 1639; freeman, May 13, 1640; linen draper; constable, 1641; recorder, 1650; Deputy to Genl. Court, 1659-60 and 1665--84; died Mar. 16, 1687, "the Ancientist Shopkeeper in Town" says Sewall. He married (1) Mary, dau. Emanuel Downing of Salem, Mass., who d. June 16, 1647; (2) Barbara, wid. Capt. Joseph Weld, who d. Apr. 15, 1655; (3) Christian ------------. Children, born in Boston, Mass.:
  • i. BENJAMIN,(2) bapt. Aug. 23, 1640.
  • ii. 2. SOLOMON, bapt. Oct. 1, 1643.
  • iii. SAMSON, b. Dec. 3, 1645; d. Nov. 4, 1698.
  • iv. SAMUEL, bapt. Jan. 20, 1650.
  • v. SIMEON, bapt. May 25, 1651.
  • vi. SARAH, b. Oct. 21, 1652.
  • vii. STEPHEN, b. Jan. 6, 1654.
  • viii. ANTHONY, b. June 16, 1656.
  • ix. CHRISTIAN, b. Mar. 22, 1658.
  • x. LYDIA, b. Mar. 27, 1660.
  • xi. JOSEPH, b. Dec. 1, 1661; d. 1662.
  • xii. JOHN, b. Apr. 22, 1663.
  • xiii. EBENEZER, b. July 1, 1664.
  • xiv. DOROTHY, b. Nov. 24, 1665.
  • xv. MARY, b. Mar. 25, 1668.
  • xvi. JANE, b. July 29, 1669.

    2. REV. SOLOMON(2) STODDARD (Anthony(1)) was born in Boston, Mass., bapt. Oct. 1, 1643; Harvard Coll., 1662, and its first librarian, 1667-74; sett. as pastor in Northampton, Mass., Sept. 11, 1672, where his grandson, Jonathan Edwards, later became his colleague. He died Feb. 11, 1729. He married, Mar. 8, 1670, Mrs. Esther (Wareham) Mather, wid. of his predecessor, Rev. Eleazer Mather. She d. Feb. 10, 1736, ae. 92. Children, born in Northampton, Mass.:
    • i. MARY,(3) b. Jan. 9, 1671; m. Oct. 2, 1695, Rev. Stephen Mix of Weathersfield, Conn.
    • ii. ESTHER, b. June 2, 1672; m. Nov. 6, 1694, Rev. Timothy Edwards of Windsor, Conn.
    • iii. SAMUEL, b. Feb. 5, 1674; d. Mar. 22, 1674.
    • iv. ANTHONY, b. June 6, 1675; d. June 7, 1675.
    • v. AARON, b. Aug. 23, 1676; d. same day.
    • vi. CHRISTIAN, b. Aug. 23, 1676; m. Rev. William Williams of Hatfield, Mass.
    • vii. 3. ANTHONY, b. Aug. 9, 1678.
    • viii. SARAH, b. Apr. 1, 1680; m. Mar. 19, 1707, Rev. Samuel Whitman of Farmington, Conn.
    • ix. JOHN, b. Feb. 17, 1682; d. June 19, 1748; Harv. Coll., 1701; m. Dec. 13, 1731, Prudence Chester.
    • x. ISRAEL, b. Apr. 10, 1684.
    • xi. REBECCA, b., 1686, m. Nov. 16, 1722, Joseph Hawley.
    • xii. HANNAH, b. Apr. 21, 1688; m. Rev. William Williams of Weston, Mass.

      3. REV. ANTHONY(3) STODDARD (Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Northampton, Mass., Aug. 9, 1678; Harvard Coll., 1697; settled over the church in Woodbury, Conn., and remained there 60 yrs.; died Sept. 6, 1760. He married (1) Oct. 20, 1700, Prudence, dau. Robert and Elizabeth (Goodrich) Wells who d. May, 1714, ae. 32; (2) Jan. 31, 1715, Mary, dau. Edmond and Susannah Sherman, who d. Jan. 12, 1720, ae. 29. Children, born in Woodbury, Conn.:
      • i. MARY,(4) b. June 19, 1702.
      • ii. SOLOMON, b. Oct. 12, 1703; d. May 23, 1727.
      • iii. ELIAKIM, b. Apr. 3, 1705; m. 1729, Joanna Curtis.
      • iv. ELISHA, b. Nov. 24, 1706; d. 1766; m. Rebecca Sherman.
      • v. ISRAEL, b. Aug. 7, 1708; d. May 30, 1727.
      • vi. JOHN, b. Mar. 2, 1710.
      • vii. PRUDENCE, b. Oct. 12, 1711; m. Joseph Curtis.
      • 4. viii. GIDEON, b. May 27, 1714.
      • ix. ESTHER, b. Oct. 11, 1716, m. Preserved Strong.
      • x. ABIJAH, b. Feb. 28, 1718; m. Apr. 4, 1739, Eunice Curtis.
      • xi. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 15, 1719; m. Daniel Munn.

        4. GIDEON(4) STODDARD (Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Woodbury, Conn., May 27, 1714; deacon; captain. He married, Jan. 24, 1733-4, Olive, dau. Peter Curtis, b. May 6, 1713. Children:
        • i. 5. SIMEON,(5) b. Mar. 1, 1735.
        • ii. MAYBEL, b. Sept. 25, 1737.
        • iii. GIDEON, b. Mar. 24, 1740; d. May 28, 1820, at Jamaica, Vt.; m. Rebecca Hunt.
        • iv. NATHAN, b. Aug. 8, 1742, m. Eunice Sanford.
        • v. ELISHA, b. Nov. 11, 1744.
        • vi. HANNAH, b. Apr. 5, 1747; m. July 12, 1767, James Clark of Danbury, Conn.
        • vii. OLIVE, b. July 2, 1749; d. young.
        • viii. JERUSHA, b. July 2, 1749; d. unm.
        • ix. OLIVE, b. Mar. 29, 1752.
        • x. PRUDENCE, b. Sept. 15, 1754.
        • xi. CHLOE, b. 1756; m. Eliakim Tyrell.
        • xii. ANTHONY, b. Apr. 16, 1758.
        • xiii. RUTH, b. May, 1760; m. Joel Chatfield.
        • xiv. OLIVER, b. 1762; m. Hannah Mix.

          5. REV. SIMEON STODDARD (Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Woodbury, Conn., Mar. 12, 1735; Yale Coll., 1755; sett. as pastor of North Parish in Saybrook, Conn., where he died Oct. 27, 1765. He married, Jan., 1761, Sarah Waterhouse of Saybrook. Children, born in Saybrook, Conn.:
          • i. 6. SiMEON,(6) b. Dec. 12, 1761.
          • ii. ASHBEL, b. May 16, 1763; d. Oct. 18, 1840; sett. in Hudson N. Y.; m. Patience Bolles of New London, Conn.
          • iii. SARAH, b. 1766; m. Nicholas Hathaway, who sett. in Hudson N. Y.

            6. SIMEON(6) STODDARD (Smeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Saybrook, Conn., Dec. 12, 1761; physician; sett. in Windsor, Vt., 1783, and rem. to W., in 1794; selectman, 1801, 1807-8; died Dec. 15, 1841. He married at Windsor, Aug. 19, 1784, Abiah, dau. Dea. Hezekiah and Hannah Thompson, d. 1833. Children:
            • i. SALLY,(7) b. May 20, 1785, in Windsor, Vt.; m. Apr. 5, 1810, Christopher Bartlett.
            • ii. 7. ASHBEL, b. May 1, 1788.
            • iii. ANNA THOMPSON, b. Mar. 17, 1790; m. Sept. 18, 1814, Joseph Green.
            • iv. 8. ROBERT ORTON, b. Jan. 12, 1792.
            • v. LATHROP THOMPSON, b. Oct. 6, 1793; d. Dec. 15, 1815.
            • vi. JULIANA b. Dec. 6, 1795, in W.; d. Mar. 17, 1797.
            • vii. FRANKLIN, b. Jan. 7, 1798; sett. in Monroe, Ashtabula Co., O.; d. May 23, 1872; m. July 21, 1828, Lydia Hall.
            • viii. 9. HEZEKIAH THOMPSON b. Nov. 11, 1799.
            • ix. 10. SIMEON, b. Aug. 8, 1802.
            • x. ABIAH, b. Aug. 8, 1802; d. Apr. 24, 1875, unm.
            • xi. LUCIA, b. June 15, 1804; m. Sept. 16, 1832, Seth P. Walker.
            • xii. 11. WILLIAM TELL, b. Aug. 27, 1807.

              7. ASHBEL(7) STODDARD (Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Windsor, Vt., May 1, 1788 removed from W. to Ohio late in life but returned soon to Warren, Vt., where he died July 30, 1862. He married, Feb., 1818, Experience Peters. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. JULIANA,(8) b. Jan. 28, 1819; m. (1) 1845, John S. Poland; (2) Jan. 4, 1849, West Roberts who sett. in Monroe, O.
              • ii. GIDEON, b. Apr. 25, 1820; d. Sept. 5, 1822.
              • iii. ANTHONY, b. Feb. 1, 1822; m. June 7, 1847, Eunice H. Goodspeed; sett in Conneaut, O. Chn:
                • Edgar S.,(9) b. Aug. 20, 1852;
                • Edwin, b. Aug. 19, 1857;
                • George Merton, b. Apr. 16, 1858.
              • iv. ORALENNA, b. Aug. 10, 1824; m. Oct. 5, 1854, Mary Ann Randall; sett. in Granville, Vt. Chn.:
                • Frank(9) b. Sept. 3, 1856;
                • Fanny, b. Feb. 28, 1858;
                • Frederick, b. Dec. 27, 1861;
                • George Edwin, b. May 31 1868.
              • v. IRA B. PETERS, b. May 20, 1827; d. Sept. 5, 1829.
              • vi. ORLEANS, b. Jan. 1, 1829; d. June 2, 1855.

              8. ROBERT ORTON(7) STODDARD (Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in Windsor, Vt., Jan. 12, 1792; marched in the Waitsfield Company for Plattsburgh, Sept., 1814; called captain; selectman, 1832, 1836-37; occupied a portion of his father's farm; removed abt. 1851 to Westfield, Vt., and thence to Johnson, Vt. He married, May 8, 1821, Betsey Morse. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. ORTON LOREN,(8) b. Oct., 1822; sett. in California.
              • ii. ELIZA ADELIA, b. Sept. 17, 1824; d. Sept. 10, 1830.
              • iii. HENRY OLIN, b. Sept. 30, 1826; sett. In Westfield, Vt.; m. Mar. 8, 1855, Cornelia Stevens. Chn.:
                • Martha,(9) b. Aug. 23, 1858;
                • Hattie C., b. Oct. 20, 1860.
              • iv. AURORA MARIA, b. July 31, 1828; m. June 12, 1855, Ira C. Bickford of Johnson, Vt.
              • v. ELIZA CAMELIA, b. June 27, 1830; d. Feb. 22, 1832.
              • vi. CHARLES CARROLL, b. June 27, 1830, sett. in Westfield, Vt.; m. Mar. 17, 1855, Lucia Hitchcock. Chn:
                • Frederick Rupert,(9) b. Dec. 16, 1855;
                • Charles Perry, b. Nov. 20, 1858;
                • Robert Orton, b. June, 1863;
                • Edwin, b. Jan. 13, 1870;
                • Elwin, b. Jan. 13, 1870.
              • vii. MARY JANE, b. Oct. 29, 1833.
              • viii. MIRANDA ANNETTE, b. Feb. 16, 1837; m. Sept. 1, 1864, Amos N. Warner of Boston, Mass.

              9. HEZEKIAH THOMPSON(7) STODDARD (Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in W., Nov. 11, 1799; sett. in Warren, Vt., and died there, Dec. 5, 1886. He married, Jan. 30, 1842, Eleanor Brown. Children, born in Warren, Vt.
              • i. CHARLANA,(8) b. Dec. 3, 1842; m. Mar. 5, 1861, Marvin Davis of Andover, Vt.
              • ii. DANIEL, b. Aug. 14, 1844; priv. Co. D., 6th Vt. Vols.; m. July 3, 1865, Julia Larock. Chn.:
                • Eleanor,(9) b. July 5, 1866;
                • Elmer Willis, b. May 19, 1868;
                • Anna Eleanor, b. Oct. 19, 1869.
              • iii. FRANKLIN, b. Oct. 6, 1845; priv. 1St Vt. Battery; m. Oct. 3, 1869, Adeline B. Douglass.
              • iv. LYMAN BROWN, b. Feb. 17 , 1847; priv. Co. G., 6th Vt. Vols.; m. Aug. 2, 1867, Rhoda M. Douglass. Ch.:
                • Harry Lyman,(9) b. Dec. 24, 1869.
              • v. ROBERT, b. Aug. 8, 1848; d. Mar. 7, 1864.
              • vi. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 13, 1851; m. Nov. 28, 1867, George Matthews.

              10. SIMEON(7) STODDARD (Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in W., Aug. 8, 1802; sett. on his father's homestead; died Sept. 8, 1863. He married, Jan. 25, 1831, Clarissa, dau. Moses and Mary (Childs) Smith, b. Aug. 28, 1803; d. July 20, 1869. Children, born in Waitsfield;
              • i. GIDEON,(8) b. May 3, 1832; sett. in Blooming Prairie, Minn. m. June 17, 1862, Elvira F. Dodge. Chn.:
                • Helen E.,(9) b. Feb. 16, 1864; Anson, b. Feb. 10, 1867; Lillie E. b. June 28, 1869; Myrta, b. Mar. 17, 1872.
                • ii. DORRIC SMITH, b. Oct. 21, 1833; d. at Indianapolis, Ind.; Nov. 7, 1907; color guard, Co. B, 14th Vt. Vols.; resided in W., Fayston and various places in the west; m. Jan. 22, 1860, Diantha M. Dudley. Chn.:
                  • Dorrin C.,(9) b. Dec. 4, 1860;
                  • Dora A., b. Jan. 27, 1862, m. Jan. 4, 1882, Charles F. Eddy;
                  • Della M., b. Jan. 27, 1862; d. same day;
                  • Dwight L., b. Dec. 23, 1864.
                • iii. CLARISSA LUCINA, b. Nov. 15, 1835; m. May 14, 1857, Abel Alonzo Kneeland.
                • iv. MARY ELIZA MORRILL, b. Mar. 14, 1838; m. Nov. 22, 1860, George S. Kneeland.
                • v. ABIA LUCELIA, b. Nov. 22, 1840; m. Nov. 22, 1860, Jonas M. Dudley, who d. Sept. 8, 1863, and she m. (2) June 6, 1875, Hiland G. Campbell.
                • vi. SIMEON, b. Nov. 30, 1842; priv. Co. H, 6th Vt. Vols.; sett. in Sherburne, Vt.; m. Mar. 5, 1865, Susan Grandy. Chn.:
                  • Sidney Romeo,(9) b. Dec. 12, 1865;
                  • also others.
                • vii. LEVI PARSONS b. July 30, 1845, d. Sept. 24, 1846.

                11. WILLIAM TELL(7) STODDARD (Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in W., Aug. 27, 1807, died there, June 17, 1891; tanner. Married, July 3, 1833, Mary, dau. W. and Lucy Porter of Warren, Vt., b. Dec. 22, 1808; d. May 26, 1891. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. HENRY MARTIN,(9) b. May 27, 1834; d. Jan. 5, 1842.
                • ii. EMELIA ANN, b. Dec. 4, 1835; ; d. Feb. 11, 1837.
                • iii.12. HARLAN PAGE, b. Feb. 8, 1837.
                • iv. ELIZA MARIA, b. Jan. 1, 1839; m. Jan. 1, 1863, Ransom J. Sabin of Bolton, Vt.
                • v. 13. HIRAM FREEMAN, b. Oct. 13, 1840.
                • vi. HORACE BARTLETT, b. July 31, 1842; priv. CO. F., 2nd Vt. Vols.; killed at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.
                • vii. LATHROP THOMPSON, b. Mar. 3, 1844; priv. CO. B, 13th Vt. Vols.; color bearer, Co. C, 17th Vt. Vols.; wounded and prisoner at Petersburg Mine and died of wound, Aug. 7, 1864.
                • viii. WILLIAM HENRY, b. May 23, 1847; priv. CO. H, 6th Vt. Vols.
                • ix. ZEBINA HAWLEY, b. May 31, 1850,; d. Feb. 1, 1860.

                  12. HARLAN PAGE(8) STODDARD (William Tell,(7) Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in W., Feb. 8, 1837; private Co. F, 2nd Vt. Vols., May 1, 1861; wounded and prisoner at Savage Station, and disch. because of wound, July 30, 1863. He married (1) May 19, 1861, Electa Sabin, b. 1841; d. Apr. 23, 1872; (2) June 16, 1872, Carrie S., dau. Charles E. Spaulding of Warren, Vt., b. Sept. 6, 1851; d. Sept. 30, 1903; (3) Feb. 1, 1906, Mrs. Laura E. (Sterling) Prosser. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. IDA S.,(9) b. Nov. 22, 1863; m. (1) Nov. 19, 1883, Fred G. Wheeler of Huntington, Vt.; (2) Harvey N. Trussell, d. Jan. 6, 1897.
                  • ii. THOMPSON WILLIAM, b. Oct. 14, 1871; d. Sept. 17, 1872.
                  • iii. LENA, b. Apr. 15, 1882; m. Howard Howe.
                  • iv. MARY S., b. 1890; m. July 31, 1905, Clair W. Cady.

                  13. HIRAM FREEMAN(8) STODDARD (William Tell,(7) Simeon,(6) Simeon,(5) Gideon,(4) Anthony,(3) Solomon,(2) Anthony(1)) was born in W., Oct. 14, 1840. He married, Dec. 24, 1865, Adaline P., dau. Moses and Jerusha (Grandy) Palmer, b. Sept. 18, 1840. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. GERTRUDE,(9) b. Mar. 19, 1867; m. Oct. 2, 1903, Merville Martin.
                  • ii. CHERRY B., b. Nov. 5, 1873; m. May 18, 1898, Clarence Wells of Montpelier, Vt.
                  • iii. CLINTON H., b. Dec. 16, 1879; d. June 30, 1881.


STORY.


FRANK E. STORY has been for some years a resident of W. He married Mary, dau. George and Eliza J. (Linfield) Rice. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. GEORGE EVERETT, b. Oct. 30, 1886.
  • ii. ARTHUR F., b. 1890.

STOWELL.


SAMUEL(1) STOWELL, born in England, married at Hingham, Mass., Oct. 25, 1649, Mary Farrow. Their tenth child was Israel(2) Stowell, born at Hingham, Mass., Aug. 10, 1670, died at Newton, Mass., Aug. 7, 1725. He married Abigail ---------. Their fourth child was David(3) Stowell who married at Newton, Dec. 1, 1724, Mary Dilloway. Their fourth child was Isaac(4) Stowell, born at Pomfret, Conn., Oct. 6, 1739; married at Willington, Conn., Feb. 9, 1758, Phoebe Root. Their first child was Nathan(5) Stowell, bapt. at Walpole, N. H., Sept. 20, 1772.

NATHAN(5) STOWELL (Isaac,(4) David,(3) Israel,(2) Samuel(1) baptised at Walpole, N. H., Sept. 20, 1772; came to W. from Windsor, Vt., in 1797; rem. to Granville, Vt., 1802, but returned, 1807; selectman, 1826; his farm was in lots 92 and 89. The family went to Kishwaukee, McHenry Co., Ill. abt. 1842. He married Sarah ----------. Children:
  • i. HANNAH,(6) b. July 30, 1796; m. Feb. 13, 1817, Joseph Kimball. ii SARAH, b. Aug. 23, 1797; m. Jan. 22, 1823, Robert Leach.
  • iii. JOSEPH, b. Oct. 27, 1798.; m. Rachel ---------. Chn.:
    • Dorcas Angelina,(7) b. May 15, 1825;
    • Adelia Miranda, b. Nov. 30, 1826;
    • Fanny Amelia, b. Sept. 14, 1828, m. Jan. 1, 1854,
    • Alanson Kimball.
  • iv. FANNY, b. Apr. 4, 1800.
  • v. OLIVE, b. Mar. 19, 1801.
  • vi. SALU, b. Apr. 18, 1802.
  • vii. NATHAN, b. Feb. 8, 1804; had a family in 1839.
  • viii. JEREMIAH, b. Feb. 27, 1807.
  • ix. CYNTHIA, b. Feb. 14, 1809.
  • x. PASCHAL, b. Apr. 6, 1811; m. Dec. 15, 1836, Minerva, dau. Hooker Joslin; went to Kishwaukee Ill. Chn.:
    • a daughter, b. Nov. 25, 1837;
    • Caroline,(7) b. Jan. 24, 1839;
    • Edmund O. J., b. July 13, 1841;
    • Lucia M., b. May 23, 1844;
    • Ophelia, b. Sept. 27, 1851;
    • Harriet E., b. Jan. 14, 1859;
    • Herbert E., b. Jan. 14, 1859.
  • xi. RHODA, b. July 15, 1812.
  • xii. KEZIAH, b. Dec. 13, 1814; m. Feb. 13, 1839, Ahira Joslin.
  • xiii. AUGUSTA, b. June 23, 1816.


ISAAC(3) STOWELL (Israel,(2) Samuel(1)) was the sixth child of Israel(2) and Abigail Stowell. He married, at Newton, Mass., Feb. 17, 1732, Abigail Hyde. Their eighth child was Lemuel(4) Stowell, born at Dedham, Mass., March 25, 1747; died March 29, 1832. He married at Boston, Mass., Dec. 24, 1767, Rebecca Fisher of Dedham. Their third child was Fisher(5) Stowell, born at Dedham, Mass., July 30, 1776. FISHER(5) STOWELL (Lemuel,(4) Isaac,(3) Israel,(2) Samuel(1)), son of Lemuel(4) and Rebecca (Fisher) Stowell, was born at Dedham, Mass., July 30, 1776. He was resident in W. a few years around 1816 and lived on lot 92; removed to West Windsor, Vt., where he died. He married, at Dedham, Mass., Apr. 1, 1798, Mary Bailey, b. Feb. 9, 1780; d. at Brownsville, Vt., July 4, 1864. Children:
  • i, POLLY, b. Aug. 12, 1798; m. at Moretown, Vt., Feb. 15, 1816; John Howes of Middlesex, Vt.
  • ii. SALLY, b. Aug. 20, 1800.
  • iii. ADALINE, b. Nov. 5, 1802; m. July, 1824,; Allen Cole Savage of Windsor, Vt.
  • iv. REBECCA, b. Feb. 11, 1805.
  • v. CHARLES, b. May 11, 1807.
  • vi. HORACE, b. Oct. 29, 1808; d. in Mexican war.
  • vii. HIRAM, b. Sept. 7, 1813; m. Oct. 21, 1835, Orpha C., dau. Samuel Stow Savage; rem. to Keene, N. H.
  • viii. Lucy S., b. Feb. 21, 1816, in W.; m. June 20, 1832, Horace Phelps.
  • ix. EMELINE MARIA, b. Oct. 6, 1817; m. ------- Woods and d. in Kansas City, Mo., Mar. 6, 1906.

STRICKLAND.


JONAH STRICKLAND was in W. as early as 1794; lived on Dana Hill, lot 141; removed in 1815; had a family, ,among whom were:
  • i. JOSEPH, first assessed in 1811.
  • ii. RICHARD, first assessed in 1812.

STRONG.


1. RICHARD(2) STRONG (William(1)) son of William and Margaret Strong, was born in Co. Armagh, Ireland; sett. in Fayston, Vt., with his brother Samuel about 1830 and late in life rem. to W.; died Apr. 4, 1881, ae. 80, (78 says his tombstone). He married, Feb. 22, 1828, Mary Ann, dau. Joseph Somerville. She died Apr. 17, 1882, ae. 75 (73 says her tombstone). Children:
  • i. 2. JOSEPH HENRY,(3) b. Dec. 9, 1829, in Middlebury, Vt.
  • ii. ELIZABETH JANE, b. Apr. 27, 1831, in Fayston; m. Alexander McAllister.
  • iii. WILLIAM MITCHELL, b. Mar. 27, 1833; d. Sept. I0, 1836.
  • iv. SARAH ANN, b. Jan. 16, 1835; d. Sept. 26, 1836.
  • v. SARAH ANN, b. Nov. 7, 1836; m. Aug. 29, 1860, John Thayer of Warren, She m. (2) Mar. 26, 1878, Calvin Hewitt of Warren. Vt. Ch.,:
    • Frank W., (4) b. July 2, 1865, lawyer, Boston, Mass.
  • vi. WILLiAM MITCHELL, b. Dec. 5, 1839; d. young.
  • vii. 3. WILLIAM MITCHELL, b. Nov. 12, 1843.
  • viii. MARY L., died Dec. 16, 1860, ae. 12 yrs., 11 mos.

    2. JOSEPH HENRY(3) STRONG (Richard,(2) William(1)) was born in Middlebury, Vt., Dec. 9, 1829; sett. in W. where he died, June 26, 1903. He married, Mar. 11, 1856, P. Louise, dau. Francis and Margaret (Bouville) Tromblee of Keeseville, N. Y., b. Jan. 25, 1835. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. CHARLES HARRY,(4) b. Oct. 11, 1859; d. Nov. 12, 1860.
    • ii. FRED WILLIAM, b. June 11, 1862; res. Montpelier, Vt.; m. Dec. 15, 1886, Fannie, dau. Austin D. and Fannie (Dodge) Arms. Chn.:
      • Sarah A.,(5) Carol F.
    • iii. ERNEST HENRY, b. May 20, 1871; m. June 19, 1898, Lilla V., dau. Frederick C. and Flora (Dodge) Clark of Calais, Vt., b. Dec. 4, 1880. Ch.:
      • Richard Frederick (5) b. in W., Aug. 22, 1899.

    3. WILLIAM MITCHELL(3) STRONG (Richard,(2) William(1)) was born in Fayston,Vt., Nov. 12, 1843; carpenter; rem. abt. 1900 to Waterbury, Vt.; priv. Co. G., 6th Vt. Vols., Sept. 23, 1861-Oct. 28, 1864. He married, Dec. 23, 1865, Zaphira L., dau. Abijah Brown and Laurena C. (Partridge) Whitcomb, b. Feb. 26, 1847. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. ALBERT W.,(4) b. Jan. 19, 1867; m. Minnie Phillips. Ch.: Delta Y.(5)
    • ii. MARY ANNETTA, b. Oct. 29, 1872; m. Jesse Foster of Wtby.; d. Mar. 25, 1907.

STROW.


DEWITT C. STROW was the son of John and Jerusha (Reed) Strow; res. some years in W. but rem. to New Hampshire. He married (1) June 8, 1843, Laura J., dau. Salmon and Lucy (Joslin) Rice, b. Feb. 18, 1826; d. June 10, 1845; (2) Sept. 2, 1846, Julia Wells, dau. Julian and Relief (Hitchcock) Dumas, b. Sept. 4, 1823. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. GERRITT SMITH, b. Nov. 25, 1857.
  • ii. son, b. Dec. 18, 1855.

SYMONDS.


1. SAMUEL(2) SYMONDS sett. in Boxford, Mass., 1663; freeman, Mar. 18, 1689-90; died Aug. 14, 1722, ae. 84 yrs., 7 mos. He married Elizabeth, dau. Robert and Grace Andrews, who d. Mar. 17, 1725, ae. 83. Children:
  • i. ELIZABETH,(3) b. July 12, 1663.
  • ii. HANNAH, b. Dec. 25, 1664.
  • iii. GRACE, b. Oct. 14, 1667; m. bef. 1691, Zerubbabel Endicott.
  • iv. MARY, b. Feb. 26, 1669; m. Mar. 1693-4, Joseph Peabody.
  • v. 2. SAMUEL, b. Aug. 6, 1672.
  • vi. JOHN, b. Mar. 29, 1674; m. Feb. 13, 1705-6, Hannah Hazen.
  • vii. RUTH, b. Dec. 24, 1676; m. July 19, 170-, Andrew Elliot.
  • viii. REBECCA, b. May 31, 1679; m. Jacob Smith.
  • ix. PHEBE, b. Oct. 2, 1682; m. Jan. 22, 1703 or 1708, John Fuller.
  • x. JOSEPH, b. May 24, 1685; d. Mar. 15, 1755; m. Jan. 31, 1711, Mary Peabody.
  • xi. NATHANIEL, b. Jan. 26, 1687; d. unm.

    2. DEA. SAMUEL(3) SYMONDS (Samuel(2)) was born in Boxford, Mass., Aug. 6, 1672; resided in that part of Boxford now Middleton; deacon; died July 7, 1755. He married (1) June 8, 1698, Abigail Porter of Salem, Mass., who d. Nov. 12, 1716; (2) Mary --------- and is said to have married a third time. Children, born in Boxford or Middleton, Mass.:
    • i. ABIGAIL (4) b. May 17, 1699; m. Feb. 3, 1724-5, John Killam.
    • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Oct. 15, 1702; m. Jan. 15, 1728-9, Daniel Robinson.
    • iii. ANNA, b. Apr. 9, 1705; d. May 6, 1713.
    • iv. SAMUEL, b. Nov. 9, 1707; d. May 9, 1713.
    • v. RUTH, b. Jan. 8, 1710-11.
    • vi. ANNAH, b. Nov. 20, 1713.
    • vii. MARCY, b. 1716; d. Nov. 21, 1716.
    • viii. MARY, b. Nov. 13, 1718; m. (prob.) Sept. 22, 1750, Nathaniel Peabody.
    • ix. REBECCA, b. Nov. 17, 1722; m. May 11, 1741, Nathaniel Rogers.
    • x. SAMUEL, b. Nov. 26, 1724; d. Feb. 22, 1792; m. July 8, 1746, Lydia Perkins.
    • xi. SUSANNAH, b. May 8, 1727.
    • 3. xii. JOSEPH, b. Aug. 11, 1732.

      3. JOSEPH(4) SYMONDS (Dea. Samuel,(3) Samuel(2)) was born in Middleton, Mass., Aug. 11, 1732; sett. in Hillsborough, N. H., 1772-4; deacon and captain; died Mar. 30, 1809; He married, Oct. 31, 1754, Lucy Kimball, who d. Aug. 21, 1803, ae. 69. Children, born in Middleton, Mass., and Hillsborough, N. H.
      • i. SAMUEL,(5) b. Feb. 6, 1755; d. Oct, 2, 1788, prob. without issue.
      • ii. WILLIAM, b. June 3, 1756; m. Sept. 23, 1792, Mary Fuller.
      • iii. REBECCA, b. Oct. 20, 1757; m. Maj. Isaac Andrews.
      • iv. LUCY, b. Apr. 20, 1760; m. Perkins Andrews.
      • v. RUTH, b. Oct. 15, 1761; m. Dr. William Little.
      • vi. NATHANIEL, b. Oct. 12, 1763; m. Betsey ----------.
      • vii. SARAH, b. Sept. 28, 1765; d. Oct. 25, 1765.
      • viii. 4. DAVID, b. Sept. 3, 1766.
      • ix. ELIPHALET, b. Aug. 28, 1768; m. Tamar (?) Tilton.
      • x. RHODA, b. Aug. 28, 1768; m. William Howard.
      • xi. SARAH, b. Jan. 28, 1772; d. Sept. 17, 1777.
      • xii. MARY, b. Feb. 3, 1773; m. Simeon Cummins.
      • xiii. MEHITABEL, b. Oct. 30, 1775; m. Dr. Benjamin Stearns.

        4. DAVID(5) SYMONDS (Joseph,(4). Dea. Samuel,(3) Samuel(1)) was born in Middleton, Mass., Sept. 3, 1766; sett. in W. as early as 1791; selectman, 1805-6, 1817; owned lots 125 and 126; rem. to Moriah, N. Y., where he died, Aug. 25, 1850. He married Susannah, dau. John and Susannah (Rider) Heaton, who d. July 14, 1857, ae. 79. Children, born in Waitsfield.
        • i. IRENE(6) b. Sept. 24, 1801; m. Feb. 18, 1823, Asaph Burdick.
        • ii. LUCY, b. Dec. 6, 1803; m. -------- Day.
        • iii. ADALINE, b. Jan. 14, 1807; m. Jan. 22, 1832, her cousin, Seth Symonds. He was in W., as early as 1823 and rem., 1836-8, to North Wilna, N. Y. They had two chn.
        • iv. LUCINDA, m. ----------- Day, who sett. abt. 1860 in Minn.
        • v. HARY, d. Apr. 8, 1813, ae. 10 mos.
        • vi. JEANETTE, b. 1814; m. --------- Stevens of Moira, N. Y.
        • vii. SUSAN, d. Sept. 22, 1821, ae. 1 yr.
        • viii. daughter, d. 1825.

TABER.


CHARLES J. TABER was born May 1, 1846, and has for some years resided in Waitsfield. He married, June, 1874, Sylvia Higgins who d. Feb. 5, 1885, ae. 31, m. (2) Martha E. Cameron, b. Aug. 16, 1850. Children:
  • i. WALTER, b. Oct. 14, 1876; m. Martha Tombson.
  • ii. CLAUD, b. Mar. 23, 1880; d. July 16, 1900.
  • iii. CARLETON C., b. May 22, 1887; m. Sept. 21, 1908, Sylvia Emerson.
  • iv. JAMES H., b. Nov. 13, 1888; m. Aug. 27, 1908, Ida Jennett.

TAYLOR.


JOHN(1) TAYLOR, of Windsor, Conn., 1640, made his will, Nov. 24, 1645, and, according to family tradition, soon sailed for England and was lost at sea. His son, John(2) Taylor, was born about 1641 and was a grantee of Northampton, Mass., where he settled. He married, Nov. 18, 1662, Thankful, dau. Henry Woodward. Of their thirteen children the youngest, Samuel(3) Taylor, was born Aug. 30, 1688; settled in Deerfield, Mass., where he kept a store and tavern; died Mar. 5, 1733-4. He married (1) Aug. 17, 1715, Sarah Munn; (2) July 15, 1718, Mary, dau. John Hitchcock of Springfield, Mass.

1. SAMUEL(4) TAYLOR (Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) son of Samuel(3) and Sarah (Munn) Taylor, was born in Deerfield, Mass., Dec. 19, 1716; school teacher; called "landlord" in 1752; constable; soldier in last two French Wars; was in Charlemont, Mass., 1751, Northfield, Mass., 1758, and in 1780 was dismissed to the church in Hartland, Vt. He married, Sept. 20, 1738, Anne, dau. Ebenezer Alexander of Northfield, Mass. Children:
  • i. SARAH,(5) b. Sept. 30, 1739.
  • ii. ANNA, b. Oct. 15, 1741; m. May 5, 1761, Eldad Wright of Winchester, N. H.
  • iii. MARY, b. Nov. 19, 1743; m. Zebulon Lee of Hartland, Vt.
  • iv. ASA, b. June 18, 1746; m. July 5, 1769, Dinah Woods.
  • v. OLIVER, b. Oct. 22, 1748; m. Abigail Sprague and sett. in Hartland, Vt.
  • vi. SOLOMON, b. July 10, 1751.
  • vii. SUSANNAH, b. June 22, 1754.
  • viii. 3. ELIAS, b. June 27, 1756.
  • ix. JOANNA, b. Jan. 31, 1760; m. Joseph Evans.

    2. JOHN(4) TAYLOR (Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) son of Samuel(3) Taylor and his second wife, Mary (Hitchcock), was born in Deerfield, Mass., Jan. 17, 1721-2; succeeded his father in the Deerfield tavern; soldier in French Wars, and sergt. in charge of Fort Coleraine, 1756; was in Shelburne, Mass., 1760, and became a leader there; member of Provincial Congress at Concord, 1774, Committee of Correspondence, 1776; died Mar. 5, 1799. He married, Dec. 13, 1744, Mary, dau. John Nims, who d. June 21, 1792, ae. 67. Children:
    • i. CATHERINE,(5) b. Dec. 26, 1745; m. Apr. 14, 1778, Artemas Rice of Charlemont, Mass.
    • ii. OREB, b. Aug. 28, 1748; sett. in Shelburne.
    • iii. ZEEB, b. Aug. 18, 1750; m. Mar. 16, 1778, Lydia Taylor; rem. after 1790 to Scipio, N. Y.
    • iv. JOHN, b. July 20, 1752; d. Apr. 22, 1828; m. Mary Woodward.
    • v. LUKE, b. Aug. 24, 1754; Rev. soldier; m. Elizabeth Nims, rem. to Scipio, N. Y.
    • vi. 4. DANIEL, b. July 7, 1757.
    • vii. MERCY, bapt. Apr. 25, 1762; m. Isaac Winter.
    • viii. MARY, bapt. Mar. 30, 1766; m. Dec. 14, 1786, Salah Smith.
    • ix. MINDWELL, bapt. Oct. 23, 1768; m. (1) Nov. 11, 1780, Stephen Taylor; (2) Stoddard Tatman.

    3. ELIAS(5) TAYLOR (Samuel,(4) Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in West Hoosac, Mass., June 27, 1756; sett. early in Winchester, N. H.; rem. abt. 1781 to Hartland, Vt., and thence abt. 1798 to W.; Revolutionary soldier; died May 26, 1829. He married (1) in Winchester, Mary or Marcy, dau. Philip Goss, d. May 9, 1791; (2) Dec. 27, 1791, at Woodstock, Conn., Azubah, dau. Samuel Child and wid. Moses Chandler, b. Jan. 10, 1763. She d. at W., May 2, 1825, and he m. (3) Jan. 15, 1827, at Hartland, wid. Abigail Petrie, who d. May 29, 1829. Children:
    • i. ANNA,(6) b. Mar. 22, 1780, in Winchester, N. H.
    • ii. HANNAH, b. Oct. 2, 1781; in Hartland; m. July 16, 1801, Ezra Jones.
    • iii. 5. ELIAS, b. Apr. 18, 1783.
    • iv. FOSTER, b. Nov. 4, 1784.
    • v. SUSANNAH, b. Apr. 3, 1786.
    • vi. MARCY, b. June 4, 1788; d. at St. Johnsbury, Vt., Apr. 5, 1804.
    • vii. SOLOMON, b. Aug. 14, 1789; d. May 30, 1848; m. Abigail, who d. Sept. 10, 1850, ae. 63. Chn.:
      • Asa Smith,(7)
      • Abigail, b. Sept. 2, 1822, m. -------- Heath, and d. July 16, 1861;
      • Susannah Goss; m. Dec. 5, 1850, Pardin N. Rockwood of Upton, Mass.
    • viii. 6. MOSES CHANDLER, b. Aug. 5, 1793.
    • ix. MARY, b. Aug. 22, 1794; m. Jan. 25, 1816, Simeon Pratt.
    • x. LEWIS, b. Nov. 16, 1795; d. Feb. 28, 1796. xi. LEWIS, b. Apr. 18, 1797; drowned Oct. 6, 1807. xii. SOPHIA, b. Sept. 26, 1800, in W.; m. Nov. 25, 1819, Ziba Royce (Rice). xiii. SAMUEL CHILD, b. Jan. 21, 1803.

      4. DANIEL(5) TAYLOR (John,(4) Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., July 7, 1757; came to W. in 1792; Revolutionary soldier; charter member of church, 1796, selectman, 181112; died Feb. 27, 1843. He married (1) Betsey Root; (2) Mary Marsh who d. Oct. 22, 1795; (3) Jan. 28, 1796, Elizabeth Kettle who d. May 18, 1838, ae. 71. Children:
      • i. EUNICE,(6) b. in Shelburne, Apr. 3, 1786; m. Apr. 23, 1807, Valentine Strow of Waterbury, Vt.
      • ii. MELINDA, b. Aug. 28, 1787; m. (as his second wife) Truman Murray of Waterbury.
      • iii. OBADIAH, b. June 11, 1790.
      • iv. POLLY, b. Sept. 25, 1791; m. June 3, 1812 , as his first wife, Truman Murray.
      • v. MARCY, b. in W., May 10, 1793; m. David Ingraham.
      • vi. DANIEL, b. Oct. 9, 1795; d. in Fayston, Vt., Nov. 14, 1867; m. Rachel C., who d. Mar. 21, 1862, ae. 63. Chn.:
        • Ira C.,(7)
        • Elizabeth.
      • vii. ABIGAIL, b. Apr. 6, 1797; m. Feb. 27, 1822, Jedediah Bushnell.
      • viii. BETSEY, b. Apr. 19, 1799.
      • ix. JOHN, b. Apr. 12, 1801; rem. to Lowell, Mass., 1832; m. Sept. 13, 1827; Betsey Spofford of Moretown, Vt. Ch.:
        • Levi S.,(7) b. May 1, 1830; d. at Lowell, May 20, 1863; m. Jan. 18, 1857, Harriet Lucinda, dau. Daniel Skinner.
      • x. SETH, b. June 7, 1809; sett. in Fayston but rem. in 1846 to Lamoille, Ill.; m. Mar. 24, 1841, Luana, dau. Ebenezer Barnard, b. Mar. 12, 1813; d. Nov. 21, 1860. Chn.:
        • Alma Elizabeth,(7) bapt. Jan. 15, 1843;
        • Sarah Childs, bapt. Jan., 1846;
        • Abigail L., b. abt. 1851; m. Dec. 27, 1876, Levi S. Connor of Henniker, N. H.


      5. ELIAS(6) TAYLOR (Elias,(5) Samuel,(4) Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Hartland, Vt., Apr. 18, 1783, sett. in W.; selectman, 1827; rem. after 1829 to Syracuse, N. Y., where he died Apr., 1854. He married, Nov. 23, 1809, Content, dau. John and Freelove (Green) Erskine, b. in Claremont, N. H., May 23, 1789. She was divorced from him and m. (2) Aug. 20, 1849, Orson Skinner. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. HARRIET EMELINE,(7) b. July 31, 1811; m. Feb. 28, 1839, Roderick Richardson, Jr.
      • ii. SOPHIA CATHERINE, b. Mar. 23, 1814; m. ---------- Smith.
      • iii. JENET LETITIA, b. Mar. 27, 1817; m. Sept. 27, 1855, Isaac w. Brown, of Nfd., Vt.
      • iv. LEWIS EDWIN, b. Oct. 8, 1822; sett. in Salem, Mass., and d. Apr. 29, 1849, on his way to California; m. Nov. 26, 1848, Celia M. dau. Orson Skinner, b. July 10, 1826.

      6. MOSES CHANDLER(6) TAYLOR (Elias,(5) Samuel,(4) Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Hartland, Vt., Aug. 5, 1793; died in W., Mar. 27, 1880. He married (1) Jan. 7, 1820, Sarah L. Barron, who d. Jan. 1, 1854, ae. 66; (2) Mar. 22, 1859, Mrs. Elizabeth (Eastman) Ward, dau. David and Lois Eastman of Starksboro, Vt., b. Dec. 18, 1810, d. Apr. 14, 1892. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. FRANCES MARIA(7), b. Sept. 23, 1821; d. Dec. 10, 1858, unm.
      • ii. MARCY GOSS, b. Aug. 21, 1823; m. Sept. 18, 1851, Milo Cornelius Bushnell.
      • iii. FREDERICK MORTIMER, b. Dec. 26, 1824; d. Apr. 8, 1856; m. June 29, 1852, Abigail, dau. Jedediah and Naomi (Joslin) Bushnell, b. Feb. 15, 1833. No issue.
      • iv. ELIAS MOSES BARRON, b. Oct. 7, 1826; d. May 17, 1861; m. 1852, Eliza Sheldon of Weathersfield, Vt. Ch.:
        • Sarah,(8) b. 1855, m. Stanley Bryant of Windsor. Vt.
      • v. SUSAN A., b. Apr. 16, 1829; m. Nov. 6, 1859, Timothy Chase of Fayston, Vt. IRA C.(7) TAYLOR (Daniel,(6) Daniel,(5) John,(4) Samuel,(3) John,(2) John(1)) came from Warren, Vt. He married Emily, dau. John C. Griggs of Fayston, Vt., who d. Nov. 7, 1859, ae. 24; m. (2) --------- (?). Children:
        • i. WILBUR MERRILL, b. Aug. 3, 1858, in W.
        • ii. EMMA ELIZABETH, b. June 14, 1861.
        • iii. ELMER ELLSWORTH, b. Feb. 5, 1862, ae. 7 mo.
        • iv. ANNIE, b. in Fayston, Nov. 24, 1866.

TEWKSBURY.


1. ISAAC(2) TEWKSBURY, son of Isaac Tewksbury who was in Weare, N. H., before 1776 and rem. to Hartland, Vt., in 1793, was born in Weare, N. H., June 12, 1771 (or June 10, 1768, says tombstone), and came to W. as early as 1800, where he died Apr. 18, 1847. He married (1) Hannah ---------, who d. Feb. 7, 1807, ae. 37; (2) Apr. 7, 1810, Olive, dau. Jonathan Seaver, b. Aug. 19, 1790; d. Dec. 21, 1869. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. 2. GEORGE REX,(3) b. Jan. 2, 1803.
  • ii HANNAH, b. Feb. 3, 1807; m. Joseph Palmer.
  • iii. ISAAC N., b. 1810; rem. soon after 1835 to Mich.; killed at battle of Pittsburg Landing.
  • iv. BETSEY M., b. 1834; m. May 17, 1859, Robert J. Horgin of Montpelier, Vt.

    2. GEORGE REX(3) TEWKSBURY (Isaac,(2) Isaac(1)) was born in W., Jan. 2, 1803; rem. late in life to Forrest, Ill.; died Oct., 1885. He married, May 3, 1832, Aurilla, dau. Salah and Mary (Taylor) Smith, b. Oct. 29, 1807; d. 1886. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. SARAH E.,(4) b. May 14, 1833; d. Mar. 14, 1868, unm.
    • ii. CHARLES DWIGHT, d. young.
    • iii. CHARLES DWIGHT, b. May 16, 1838; sett. in Forrest, Ill.; d. 1898; Co. B. 52nd Ill. Vols.
    • iv. MINA, b. July 4, 1843; m. N. F. Thiss of Minneapolis, Minn.
    • v. MARY MINDWELL, m. ---------- Thiers.
    • vi. JULIA A., b. Nov. 30, 1845; d. Aug. 28, 1862.
    • vii. MERIBAH H., b. abt. 1849; m. May 10, 1868; Jason P. Spear of Montpelier, Vt.

THAYER.


THOMAS(1) THAYER was of Braintree, Mass. His will was proved Sept. 13, 1665. He had three sons of whom the second was Ferdinando(2) Thayer, who sett. in Mendon, Mass., where he died Mar. 28, 1713, ae. 88. He married, Jan, 14, 1652, Huldah Hayward. The eighth of their twelve children was Isaac(3) Thayer who married (1) Apr. 1, 1691-2, Mercy Rockwood; (2) 1703, Mary ---------. He had eleven children of whom the ninth was Samuel(4) Thayer, born 1713, called "Ensign"; married (1) Dec. 24, 1739, Keziah Partridge of Franklin, Mass.; (2) Aug. 30, 1759, Sarah Robinson. Of their twelve children the ninth was Daniel(5) Thayer, born 1758; sett. in Westmoreland, N. H.; rem. to Orange, Mass., 1780, but retd. before his death in 1835; married Aug. 19, 1777, Beulah Corbit of Milford, Mass. They had twelve children of whom the seventh was Daniel(6) and the ninth Lewis(8).

DANIEL(6) THAYER (Daniel,(5) Samnuel,(4) Isaac,(3) Ferdinando,(2) Thomas,(1)), son of Daniel(5) and Beulah (Corbit) Thayer, was born in Orange, Mass., June 22, 1791; sett. first in Winchester, N. H., but was in W. by 1823; drover and a partner in the mills in village; went about 1853 to Littleton, N. H., where he was living in 1874. He married (1) May x, 1813, Lydia Holbrook. She died Feb. 19, 1820, and he m. (2) Nov. 13, 1821, Susan Hildreth. Children:
  • i. LYDIA LOUISE,(7) b. July 26, 1814; m. Feb. 17, 1835, Elisha w. Foster.
  • ii. DANIEL ELLIOT, b. Dec. 15, 1815; m. Oct. 2, 1842, Lucretia West and sett. in Littleton, N. H.
  • iii. HENRY LOVELL, b. Oct. 10, 1817; m. May 19, 1839, Mary Ann Cox.
  • iv. EMILY, b. Dec. 3, 1819; m. Feb. 22, 1838, James M. Campbell.
  • v. SUSAN MAHALA, b. Sept. 29, 1822; m. Oct. 5, 1849, Stillman Cady of Roxbury,
  • vi. FRANCES LOVINA, b. Aug. 16, 1824.
  • vii. ELIZA ANN, b. July 29, 1826.
  • viii. LUCY O. H., b. Aug. 31, 1828; m. Jan. 2, 1860, William Harriman of Littleton.


LEWIS(6) THAYER (Daniel,(5) Samuel,(4) Isaac,(3) Ferdinando,(2) Thomas(1)), son of Daniel(5) and Beulah (Corbit) Thayer, was born in Orange, Mass., Nov. 5, 1795; was in Westmoreland, N. H., 1826, and came to W. about 1845; died June 19, 1884. He married, Oct. 5, 1822, Zerviah Carlton, b. Nov. 1, 1795; d. Dec. 4, 1884. Children:
  • i. CHARLES G.,(7) b. July 21, 1823; sett. in Concord, N. H.
  • ii. FRANCIS MUNROE, b. Jan. 23, 1825; m. Oct. 4, 1849, Hannah S. Colby of Swanzey, N. H. b. Aug. 17, 1820, d. June 12, 1870. Chn.:
    • Sylvia E. (8) b. May 26, 1860, d. Dec. 26, 1866;
    • Erie Edson, b. Dec. 9, 1862.
  • iii. ELIZA, b. Nov. 7, 1826; m. Oct. 9, 1856, Joseph Farr.
  • iv. HORACE, b. 1830; m. Sept. 18, 1864, Sylvia L. Colby; sett. in Zanesville, O.

1. NATHAN(6) THAYER (Jeremiah,(5) Ebenezer,(4) Ebenezer,(3) Ferdinando,(2) Thomas(1)), son of Jeremiah(5) and Alice (Holbrook) Thayer, was born in Richmond, N. H., Oct. 29, 1769; came to W., about 1805, but in a few years removed to Warren, Vt.; died Apr., 1845. He married, 1793, Sally Abbott, b. Sept. 4, 1765; d. Nov. 9, 1838. Children:
  • i. JEREMIAH,(7) b. July 17, 1794; m. Dec. 19, 1824, Eleanor, dau. Thomas and Betsey Chase, b. Dec. 19, 1797; sett. in Lyndon, Vt.
  • ii. NATHAN, b. Sept. 4, 1796; d. Oct. 13, 1865; m. Feb. 23, 1823, Betsey Randall.
  • iii. AARON, b. Feb. 14, 1798; d. Oct. 22, 1863; m. Sept. 23, 1824, Esther Field.
  • iv. OBED, b. May 4, 1799; d. May 25, 1849; m. Oct., 1829, Elizabeth Field.
  • v. ALPHEUS, b. Nov. 25, 1804; m. Aug. 1834, Lucinda Cram; sett. in Lincoln, Vt.
  • vi. RUFUS, b. June 14, 1806; d. Nov. 20, 1877; m. June 3, 1834, Patience Pierce.
  • vii. SARAH, b. Aug. 22, 1807; m. Apr. 2, 1832, Aaron Palmer.
  • viii. PLYNA, b. Sept. 12, 1809; d. Jan. 31, 1883; m. Sept. 20, 1836, Susan, dau. Willlm and Persis (Grandy) Wait, b. Sept. 22, 1821; d. Apr. 23, 1860. Chn.:
    • William A.(8) b. Nov. 22, 1837, d. young;
    • Nathan, b. Mar. 4, 1839, Co. F, 6th Vt. Vols.;
    • James M., b. Oct. 11, 1840, Co. B, 13th Vt. Vols., d. Nov. 29, 1865;
    • Cyron G., b. Aug. 11, 1842, Co. B 13th Vt. Vols. d. May 20, 1863;
    • Celinda F. b. Sept. 26, 1843, d. Mar. 11, 1855;
    • Alfred C., b. June 28, 1846, d. Mar. 25, 1864;
    • Freeman R., b. Nov. 19, 1847;
    • Persis M., b. Sept. 15, 1849, d. Jan. 30, 1853;
    • William, b. Dec. 9, 1852.

SUEL W. THAYER came to W. about 1822 and was there in 1839. He married, Sept. 22, 1822, Elizabeth, dau. Moses and Hannah (Spaulding) Chase, b. Oct. 7, 1802. They had four children of school age in 1839.
THOMPSON.


1. JAMES B.(2) THOMPSON (Alexander(1)), son of Alexander Thompson, was born in Mosside, County Antrim, Ireland, Nov. 1, 1816; a linen weaver by trade, he came to America in 1855 and settled on a farm in Fayston, Vt.; his later years were spent in W. where he died, Nov. 22, 19o4. He married, 1838, Mary Jane, dau. James and Sarah (Stewart) Baird, b. Aug. 1, 1813; d. Apr. 15, 1905. Children:
  • i. 2. JOHN B.,(3) b. Mar. 10, 1840.
  • ii. ELLEN b. Dec. 4, 1842; m. Nov. 12, 1867, James Baird, "Fourth."
  • iii. SARAH, b. June 10, 1845; d. unm. Dec. 31, 19o4.
  • iv. ROSETTA, b. Aug. 9, 1846; m. Charles Ramsdell of Montpelier, Vt.
  • v. NANCY E., b. Sept. 1, 1850; m. Sept. 30, 1880, Edgar E. Linnell of Lowell, Mass.
  • vi. JENNIE M., b. Mar. 17, 1853; m. Nov. 1, 1882, Samuel Baird.

    2. JOHN B.(3) THOMPSON (James B.(2) Alexander(1)) was born in Moycraig, County Antrim, Ireland, Mar. 10, 1840; came to America as a boy in 1852 and settled in Fayston, Vt., where he was a teacher and farmer, also Rep., supt. of schools and held other town offices; removed later to W. where he operates a gristmill. He married, Dec. 7, 1865, Annie M., dau. Daniel Miller of Island McAllen, County Antrim, who died Nov. 11, 1903. Children, born in Fayston:
    • i. DELLA A.,(4) b. Jan. 9, 1867; m. Sabin D. Waterman of Derby Line, Vt.
    • ii. IDA M., b. Nov. 9, 1868; m. Henry Wood.
    • iii. JAMES M., b. May 2, 1870; res. Montpelier, Vt.; m. Winifred Foster.
    • iv. JOHN DANIEL, b. Mar. 8, 1875; sett. in W.
    • v. LINDUS H., b. Apr. 2, 1877; d. Mar. 3, 1879.

BENONI THOMPSON was a resident of w. some years between 1843 and 1855. Children:
  • i. PAUL.
  • ii. SUSAN.

TINKHAM.


1. EPHRAIM(1) TINKHAM was a resident of Plymouth, Mass., 1643. He married Mary --------. Children:
  • 2. i. EPHRAIM,(2) b. Aug. 5, 1649.
  • ii. EBENEZER, b. Sept. 30, 1651; m. Elizabeth Liscom; deacon, 1695; he d. in Middleboro, Mass., Apr. 8, 1718, and his wife d. same day. Chn.:
    • Ebenezer(3) b. Mar. 23, 1679; m. Oct. 28, 1703, Patience Pratt;
    • Shubael;
    • Jeremiah, b. Aug. 7, 1681, d. Apr. 5, 1715, ae. 34; m. Joanna -------who m. (2) Dec. 23, 1720, Robert Mackfun;
    • Joanna, m. June 14, 1709, Thomas Macomber;
    • Elizabeth, d. Mar. 27, 1715; Priscilla, d. Apr. 16, 1715;
    • Peter, b. Apr. 20, 1683.
  • iii. PETER, b. Dec. 25, 1653.
  • iv. HEZEKIAH, b. Feb., 1656; m. Ruth ----------, and had a family in Plymouth.
  • v. JOHN, b. June 7, 1658; d, young.
  • vi. MARY, b. Aug. 5, 1661; m. ---------- Thompson.
  • vii. JOHN, b. Nov. 15, 1663.
  • viii. ISAAC, b. Apr. 11, 1666; m. Sarah King.

    2. EPHRAIM(2) TINKHAM (Ephraim(1)) was born in Plymouth, Mass., Aug. 5, 1649; sett. in Middleboro, Mass., where he died, Oct. 13, 1714, leaving a will which names his living children. He married Esther Wright, who d. May 28, 1717, ae. 68. Children, born in Middleboro, Mass.:
    • i. MARTHA,(3) m. Dec. 8, 1701, John Soule and d. Feb. 16, 1758, ae. 80.
    • ii. 3. JOHN, named first in his father's will, b. Aug. 22, 1680.
    • iii. EPHRAIM, b. Oct. 7, 1682, d. July 11, 1713; m. June 24, 1708, Martha Cobb.
    • iv. ISAAC, b. "ye last June 1685"; d. in Halifax, Mass., Apr. 7, 1750; m. Dec. 12, 1717, Abijah Wood.
    • v. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 19, 1687; m. (1) Feb. 20, 1717-18, Patience Cobb, who d. Nov. 4, 1727; (2) Mar. 22, 1730-1, Mrs. Melatiah Eddy.
    • vi. MARY, m. Dec. 24, 1717, Henry Wood.

      3. JOHN(3) TINKHAM (Ephraim,(2) Ephraim(1)) was born in Middleboro, Mass., Aug. 22, 1680, and died there June 14, 1766. His will, dated Feb. 13, 1766, names his living children. He married, Dec. 11, 1716, Hannah, dau. Isaac and Elizabeth (Vaughn) Howland, b. Oct. 6, 1694; d. May 25, 1792. Children, born in Middleboro, Mass.:
      • i. CORNELIUS,(4) b. Aug. 31, 1717; not named in his father's will.
      • ii. JOHN, b. May 8, 1719; d. Aug. 22, 1793; m. Jan. 27, 1742-3, Jerusha Vaughn.
      • iii. ESTHER, b. Apr. 26, 1721; m. Apr. 4, 1746, Elisha Vaughn.
      • iv. HANNAH, b. Apr. 10, 1723; m. (1) July 28, 1742, Joseph Vaughn; (2) John Weston; (3) David Sears.
      • v. SUSANNAH, b. Mar. 19, 1724-5; m. -------- Cobb.
      • vi. ABISHA, b. May 23, 1727.
      • vii. 4. AMOS, b. July 10, 1729.
      • viii. MARY, b. Jan. 17, 1731-2, m. Sept. 11, 1755, Edmund Weston.
      • ix. SETH, b. Aug. 27, 1734; m. Oct. 22, 1761, Eunice Soule; not named in his father's will.
      • x. ZILPHA, b. July 25, 1737; m. Sept. 6, 1764, John Miller 3rd.

        4. AMOS(4) TINKHAM (John,(3) Ephraim,(2) Ephraim(1)) was born in Middleboro, Mass., July 10, 1729. He married, 1752, Sarah, dau. Peter Sr. and Eunice (Thomas) Tinkham, b. Apr. 9, 1735; d. Feb. 13, 1820. Children, born in Middleboro, Mass.:
        • i. EUNICE,(5) b. May 20, 1753; d. May 22, 1756.
        • ii. SARAH, b. Apr. 4, 1757. Middleboro Records say Sarah 3rd m. July 6, 1775, Ichabod Wood, Jr., and Sarah 2nd m. July 18, 1785, Peter Wood.
        • iii. ZILPHA, b. Aug. 2, 1759.
        • iv. SETH, b. Sept. 28, 1761; m. Aug. 15, 1782, Lydia Wood, (or Seth 3rd m. Dec. 19, 1782, Sarah Nichols). He was in Windsor, Vt., 1791 and rem. to Hartland, Vt., bef. 1821.
        • v. 5. AMOS, b. May 21, 1765.
        • vi. SQUIER, b. Oct. 17, 1772; d. Oct. 17, 1851; m. 1797, Anne Wood; sett. in Hartland, Vt.

          5. AMOS(5) TINKHAM (Amos,(4) John,(3) Ephraim,(2) Ephraim(1)) was born in Middleboro, Mass., May 21, 1765, and went early to Windsor, Vt., where his children were born; it is probable he was the Amos who was resident in Waitsfield, 1819-22; Census of 1791 shows him in Windsor with a family, apparently three sons and a daughter. He married Susan Thomas. Children, born in Windsor, Vt.:
          • i. NEHEMIAH,(6) sett. in Scranton, Pa.
          • ii. ASA, m. Betsey Cady of Windsor; sett. in Hartland, Vt.
          • iii. 6. THOMAS, b. Aug. 4, 1795.
          • iv. JACOB, came to W. soon after his bro. Thomas and m. there June 12, 1820, Rebecca Nutting, but removed soon.
          • v. ANNA, m. (1) --------- Lakin; (2) ------------ Emerson of Rochester, Vt.
          • vi. ANDREW.
          • vii. ALLEN.
          • viii. AMOS.

            6. THOMAS(6) TINKHAM (Amos,(5) Amos,(4) John,(3) Ephraim,(2) Ephraitn(1)) was born in Windsor, Vt., Aug. 4, 1795; came to W. before 1815 with Thomas Piper; blacksmith and had a shop on the Common and farm in lot 79; died Jan. 17, 1888. He married, May 2, 1819, Sarepta, dau. Samuel Stow and Anna (Grandy) Savage, b. June 22, 1801; d. Apr. 20, 1862. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. LUANA A.,(7) b. Sept. 1, 1819.
            • ii. RANSOM T., b. July 25, 1821; m. Apr. 19, 1848, Mary Pease; sett. in Adams and Baraboo, Wis.
            • iii. SAMUEL A., b. Sept. 13, 1828; sett. in Michigan.
            • iv. ZILPHA S., b. Nov. 23, 1832; m. Nov. 19, 1857, Charles Cullen Reed.
            • v. MILAN H., b. Oct. 19, 1836; sett. in Baraboo, Wis.
            • vi. MERRITT M., b. Oct. 29, 1839; d. Mar. 23, 1845.
            • vii. SUSAN S., b. Oct. 25, 1841; m. June 18, 1861, George Henry Bushnell.


TRASK.


SILAS TRASK came to W. bef. 1795, but his name soon disappears.

JOSEPH TRASK was in W. in 1796 but seems to have sold his lands in 1805 and departed.

ISAAC TRASK was "of Charlemont, Mass.," in 1795 and a year later was in W. In 1804 he had removed to Hancock, Vt.

ELMER O. TRASK, son of Horace and Caroline (Fitz) Trask, was born in Warren, Vt.; res. for some years in W. but sett. abt. 1898 in Worcester, Mass. He married, Mar, 15, 1877, Abbie C., dau. Otis and Cordelia (Wilbur) Wallis, b. Feb. 27, 1857. Children:
  • i. HARRY W., b. May 12, 1881; physician, Barre, Mass.; m. July 30, 1902, Nina K., dau. Charles Henry Newcomb. Ch.: Dorothy Newcomb, b. July 11 1903.
  • ii. PERLEY E., b. July 31, 1886.

TUCKER.


ROBERT(1) TUCKER was in Weymouth, Mass., 1635; rem. to Milton, Mass., about 1662 and was its first town recorder; Rep. several years; died Mar. 11, 1682, ae. 78; married Elizabeth Allen. Their fifth child and third son was Benjamin(2) Tucker, born in Weymouth, 1646; settled in Roxbury, Mass., where he died Feb. 27, 1713-4; he married Ann, dau. Edward and Mary (Eliot) Payson of Dorchester. Their first child was Benjamin(3) Tucker, born in Roxbury, Mar. 8, 1670. He came into possession of lands owned by his father in Spencer and Leicester, Mass.; died 1728; married (1) Sarah ---------, (2) Elizabeth Williams, whose third child was Benjamin(4) Tucker born, probably in Leicester, Mass., Mar. 15, 1703-4; died Jan. 20, 1761; married Apr. 3, 1729, Mary Warren of Watertown, Mass. Their fourth child was Joshua(5) Tucker, born in Leicester, Mass., July 3, 1738.

1. JOSHUA(5) TUCKER (Benjamin,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Robert(1)) son of Benjamin(4) and Mary (Warren) Tucker, was born in Leicester, Mass., July 3, 1738; sett. bef. the Revolution in Strafford, Vt., where he was a justice, 1778, and town clerk, 1782-3; Rev. soldier, 1777 and 1780; rem. to Cherry Valley, N. Y. He married in Leicester, Feb. 4, 1765, Sarah Davis. He is said to have had nineteen children of whom we know only:
  • i. CALEB.(6)
  • ii. JOSHUA.
  • iii. JOSEPH, perhaps of Middlesex. Vt., 1791.
  • iv. 2. BENJAMIN.
  • v. EZRA.

    2. BENJAMIN(6) TUCKER (Josha,(5) Benjamin,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Robert(1)) was born and resided in Strafford, Vt. He married Lucinda Lane. Children, born in Strafford, Vt.
    • 3. i. ELEAZER WELLS,(7) b. Jan. 29, 1815.
    • ii. MILO, b. Feb. 2, 1822; prin. Co., 9th Vt. Vols.; d. at Andersonville, Ga., Aug. 10, 1863.
    • iii. CAROLINE.
    • iv. LUCINDA.
    • v. BETSEY.

      3. ELEAZER WELLS(7) TUCKER (Benjamin,(6) Joshua,(5) Benjamin,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Robert(1)) was born in Strafford, Vt., Jan. 29, 1815; sett. in W. on a farm that lay in lot 60, but after some years removed to Fayston, Vt., where he died Feb. 28, 1898; was at one time licensed to preach by the Methodist ch. in W. He married, Oct. 7, 1841, Jeanette, dau. Joseph and Mary (Boyce) Palmer, b. Nov. 28, 1820; d. Apr. 11, 1898. Children:
      • i. BENJAMIN W.,(8) b. Aug. 12, 1842; d. June 21, 1862.
      • ii. JOSEPH PALMER, b. Dec. 26, 1845; sett. in Warren, Vt.; m. July 4, 1871, Mary Alice Murray, b. May 3, 1853. Chn.:
        • Hattie Alice,(9) b. Sept. 10, 1872;
        • Annice Jeanette, b. Dec. 29, 1873;
        • Mary Ette, b. June 8, 1876;
        • Albert Wells, b. Sept. 20, 1877;
        • Justin Paul, b. Nov. 19, 1882;
        • Ida Jane, b. June 14, 1886;
        • Jessie Edna, b. Apr. 13, 1890.
      • iii. HIRAM, b. Feb. 20, 1848; d. Jan. 22, 1851.
      • iv. MARY ANN, b. Feb. 7, 1852; m. Nov. 26, 1891, Charles Bagley of Moretown, Vt.
      • v. JEANETTE MARIA, b. May 21, 1854.
      • vi. ANNE E., b. Mar. 21, 1860; m. Feb. 2, 1882, Lawrence B. Eaton of Fayston.
      • vii. HARRY ALVARO, b. Jan. 6, 1862; d. Nov. 5, 1863.
      • viii. 4. ALVARO B., b. Dec. 29, 1863.
      • ix. 5. WESLEY WELLS, b. Feb. 19, 1867.

        4. ALVARO B.(8) TUCKER (Eleazer Wells(7), Benjamin,(6) Joshua,(5). Benjamin,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Robert(1)) was born in Fayston, Vt., Dec. 29, 1863; sett. in W. He married, Nov. 19, 1898, Ida Murray, widow of Albert D. Barnard, b. Apr. 10, 1864. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. CLARENCE MURRAY,(9) b. Dec. 29, 1899.
        • ii. ORMAN ALVARO, b. July 13, 1902.

        5. WESLEY WELLS(8) TUCKER (Eleazer Wells,(7) Benjamin,(6) Joshua,(5) Benjamin,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Robert(1)) was born in Fayston, Feb. 19, 1867; sett. in W. He married, Apr. 6, 1898, Flora Lovitt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. EDMOND WELLS,(9) b. Feb. 15, 1899.
        • ii. ERNEST ARCHIE, b. Jan. 4, 1901.
        • iii. EDITH ALICE, b. June 13, 1905.

TURNER.


1. JOHN(1) TURNER was a member of Roxbury, Mass., ch. bef. 1650; perhaps the freeman, May 2, 1649; one of the band who formed the settlement at Medfield, Mass., where he had a house and lot on South St. near Curve St.; selectman; admn. was granted on his est. Nov. 16, 1705, and in the settlement all chn. but Sam'l are named. He married (1) Deborah who d. 1676; (2) Alice, who d. 1680. Children:
  • i. ELIZABETH,(2) b. Sept. 27, 1647; m. 1669, Samuel Smith; slain by Indians, Feb. 21, 1676. ii DEORAH bapt Jan. 14, 1649; m. Nov. 18, 1668, Jabez Tatman.
  • iii. JOHN, b. Mar. 3, 1651; d. 1710; m. 1677, Sarah Adams.
  • iii. 2. ISAAC, b. Aug. 25, 1651; named as "second son".
  • v. MARY, b. Nov. 18, 1658; m. May 4, 1687, Isaac Parke of Newton, Mass.
  • vi. SAMUEL, b. Apr. 15, 1661; d. July 14, 1685.
  • vii. SARAH, b. Nov, 18, 1663; m. (1) Feb. 28, 1696, John Plimpton; (2) Dec. 30, 1708, John Metcalf.
  • viii. ABIGAIL, b. Dec. 24, 1667; m. (1) Samuel Smith; (2) Joseph Clark.
  • ix. HANNAH, b. 1670, unm. in 1708.

    2. ISAAC(2) TURNER (John(1)) was born in Medfield, Mass., Aug. 25, 1654; apparently lived on a part of his father's homestead, in settlement of whose est. he is called "second son" and is said to have recd. his share before his father's death; died May 29, 1644. He married, 1682, Rebecca Crafts, who m. (2) in 1708, John Rockwood. Children, born in Medfield, Mass.:
    • i. REBECCA,(3) b. Jan. 3, 1682-3, m. James Allen.
    • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 16, 1684.
    • iii. SAMUEL, b. Jan. 13, 1686; d. 1755; m. 1711, Mary Rockwood.
    • iv. 3. ISAAC, b. Mar. 15, 1687-8.
    • v. PHILIP, b. Feb. 5, 1689; sett. in Mansfield, Conn., 1711; m. (1) Anna ----------; (2) Nov. 9, 1719, Elizabeth ------------; (3) May 7, 1732, widow Mary Jackson.

      3. ISAAC(3) (Isaac,(2) John(1)) was born in Medfield, Mass., Mar. 15, 16878; sett. in Mansfield, Conn., about 1711; died Dec. 5, 1769. He married, Apr. 30, 1713, Marcy Abbott. Children, born in Mansfield, Conn.:
      • i. ISAAC,(4) b. Feb. 16, 1714; d. July 5, 1776; m. June 8, 1737, Elizabeth, dau. John Rood of Windham, Conn.; she d. May 17, 1749, and he m. (2) Oct. 12, 1749, Susannah, dau. John Mayo.
      • ii. JOHN, b. June 13, 1716; d. July 15, 1776; m. Apr. 4, 1738, Mary, dau. John Rood.
      • iii. 4. STEPHEN, b. June 20, 1718.
      • iv. MARCY, b. Oct. 1, 1720; d. Oct. 10, 1748, unm.
      • v. REBECCA, b. Dec. 6, 1723.
      • vi. SARAH, b. Nov. 26, 1728.

        4. STEPHEN(4) TURNER (Isaac,(3) Isaac,(2) John(1)) was born in Mansfield, Conn., June 20, 1 718. He married, Nov. 23, 1738, Mary, dau. Thomas Jennings of Willington, Conn., who d. Oct. 21, 1801, in her 84th year. Children, born in Mansfield, Conn.:
        • i. EUNICE,(5) b. Apr. 11, 1740.
        • ii. SARAH, b. Oct. 7, 1741.
        • iii. PHEBE, b. Jan. 9, 1743-4.
        • iv. ELEAZER, b. Oct. 3, 1746; d. Jan. 10, 1768.
        • v. NATHAN, b. Jan. 19, 1748; d. Sept. 17, 1757.
        • vi. MERCY, b. Oct. 27, 1750.
        • vii. 5. TIMOTHY, b. Aug. 18, 1757.

          5. TIMOTHY(5) TURNER (Stephen,(4) Isaac,(3) Isaac,(2) John,(1)) was born in Mansfield, Conn., Aug. 18, 1757; perhaps the Timothy who was assessed in W. in 1808 for poll only. He married, Aug. 20, 1776, Rachel, dau. Abial and Charity (Allen) Carpenter of Willington, Conn., b. Feb. 9, 1759; d. June 22, 1799; a niece of Ethan Allen. Children, born in Mansfield, Conn.:
          • i. OLIVE,(6) b. Jan. 3, 1778.
          • ii. VELLEDA, b. Sept. 6, 1779.
          • iii. 6. RALPH, b. July 2, 1781.
          • iv. HORACE, b. July 26, 1783.
          • v. POLLY, b. Sebt. 14, 1785.
          • vi. STEPHEN, b. Dec. 10, 1787.
          • vii. EPHRAIM, b. Oct. 28, 1789.
          • viii. RILEY, b. Jan. 2, 1792.
          • ix. TURMUS, b. Sept. 27, 1793; seems to have been in W. or Moretown, Vt., 1812.

            6. RALPH(6) TURNER (Timothy,(5) Stephen,(4) Isaac,(3) Isaac,(2) John(1)) was born in Mansfield, Conn., July 2, 1781; sett. early in Moretown, Vt., and came to W. about 18056; constable and held other town offices, Rep., 1821-1823; selectman 1825-26; rem. to Preble Co., N. Y., about 1832, and later to LaGrange, O., where he died, Oct. 8, 1854. He married, Mar. 21, 1802, Lucy, dau. James and Eunice (Mosher) Carpenter of Sharon, Vt., b. Dec. 27, 1783-4; d. at Trempealeau, Wis., Mar. 26, 1867. Children:
            • i. HARVEY CARPENTER,(7) b. Dec. 25, 1802, in Moretown; d. Sept. 30, 1811.
            • ii. CAROLINE, b. Jan. 21, 1805; m. Oct. 25, 1829, Roswell Horr.
            • iii. ALPHEUS RODNEY, b. Jan. 8, 1808, in W.,; d. July 12, 1871, in Brooklyn, N. Y.
            • iv. CHARITY, b. Nov. 18, 1811; m. Hezekiah Gorham of Brooklyn, N. Y.
            • v. MINERVA, b. Feb. 14, 1814; m. D. A. Segur of Trempealeau, Wis.
            • vi. TIMOTHY GILMAN, b. Aug. 31, 1817; m.. Laura Morrill.
            • vii. CYRUS ERASTUS, b. June 17, 1819; m. Jane Gay.
            • viii. LUCY JANE, b. Aug. 7, 1823; m. Riley Heaton of Quincy, Mich.
            • ix. RALPH DEMONTHAMER, b. Nov. 8, 1825; m. Sarah Mudge; sett. in Quincy, Mich.
            • x. JAMES RILEY, b. July 5, 1827; d. at Preble, N. Y., Mar. 1832.


DAVID TURNER was in W., 1821-2 ; rem. to Mass. Married Sarah ----------, of Whateley, Mass. Children:
  • i. MORTON, bapt. Sept. 15, 1822.
  • ii. HIRAM, bapt. Sept. 15, 1822.

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