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.


DURANT, DUREN.


1. JOHN(1) DURANT, Billerica, Mass., 1659; died Oct. 27, 1692. He married, Nov. 16, 1670, Susanna, dau. Thomas and Susannah Dutton of Reading, Mass., born Feb. 22, 1653-4. She m. (2) Justinian Holden. Children, born in Billerica, Mass:
  • 2. i. JOHN,(2) b. July 31, 1672.
  • ii. THOMAS, b. Jan. 7, 1674-5; m. June 12, 1702, Sarah Jaquith.
  • iii. ABIGAIL, b. Sept. 24, 1681.
  • iv. MEHITABLE, b. Apr. 20, 1687; prob. m. Dec. 16, 1708, at Charlestown, Mass., Thomas Skinner.

    2. JOHN(2) DURANT (John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., July 31, 1672. Died Feb. 25, 1757. He married, Aug. 10, 1695, Elizabeth Jaquith, prob. dau. of Abraham of Woburn, Mass. Children, born in Billerica, Mass.:
    • i. JOHN,(3) b. Aug. 14, 1696; m. Hannah -------.
    • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Sept., 1698.
    • iii. HENRY, b. abt. Feb., 1700; m. Hannah (Faulkner?).
    • iv. THOMAS, b. Oct., 1701; killed, on Westbrook's expedition against the Indians, near Penobscot, Me., 1722-3.
    • v. ABIGAIL, b. Mar. 16, 1703-4.
    • vi. ESTHER, b. June 10, 1707; m. Feb. 22, 1738-9, Joseph Brooks of Concord, Mass.
    • vii. 3. ABRAHAM, b. Apr. 1, 1709.
    • viii. MEHITABLE, b. Apr. 1, 1711; d. Dec. 13, 1780; unm.
    • ix. SARAH, b. June 15, 1712; m. July 3, 1744, John Teel.

      3. ABRAHAM(3) DURANT (John,(2) John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., Apr. 1, 1709; died abt. 1789. He married, May 20, 1736, Rachel, dau. William and Elizabeth Manning, b. Feb. 6, 1714-15. Some of his descendants especially in the line of Abraham and Reuben changed the name to Duren. Children, born in Billerica, Mass.:
      • i. ABRAHAM,(4) b. Oct. 4, 1737; d. Nov. 6, 1776; m. Nov. 1, 1764, Lydia Gould.
      • ii. 4. JONATHAN, b. Aug. 20, 1739.
      • iii. MARTHA, b. June 11, 1741; m. Oct. 10, 1768, Jonas Priest.
      • iv. RACHEL, b. May 6, 1743; m. Dec. 17, 1760, Leonard Wilson.
      • v. JOSEPH, b. Feb. 6, 1744-5.
      • vi. 5. REUBEN, b. Feb. 29, 1747-8.
      • vii. JONAS, b. June 4, 1751; m. Dec. 7, 1776, Esther Janes of Bedford, Mass.
      • viii. ASA, b. July 15, 1753.
      • ix. SARAH, b. Nov. 4, 1757; m. (1) Daniel Whitney of Stow, Mass.; (2) ------Wetherbee of Boxboro, Mass.

        4. JONATHAN(4) DURANT (Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., Aug. 20, 1739.; Rev. soldier; died at Hillsboro, N. H., about 1780. He married, Apr. 13, 1763, Anna, dau. Timothy and Margaret Wilkins of Concord, Mass. Children, born in Billerica, Mass.:
        • i. ANNA,(5) b. Dec. 30, 1764.
        • ii. BETTE, b. Aug. 10, 1766; m. 1788, Elias Greenleaf of Hillsboro.
        • iii. 6. JOSEPH, b. Apr. 14, 1769.

        5. REUBEN(4) DUREN (Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., Feb. 29, 1747-8; sett. in Bedford, Mass., and later in Billerica, Mass.; mill, bridge and church builder; in Capt. Wilson's Co. at Concord fight; died Jan. or June 4, 1821. He married, Jan. 11, 1770, Mary Gould, b. Aug. 9, 1746; d. Oct. 16, 1823. Children, born in Bedford, Mass.:
        • i. ELL,(5) b. Sept. 21, 1770; d. July 22, 1771.
        • ii. MARY, b. Dec. 7, 1771; m. Jan. 30, 1790, Stephen Parker.
        • iii. REUBEN b. Aug. 4, 1775, at Augusta Me., ,Feb. 13, 1832; m. Oct. 20, 1799; Sarah Conant.
        • iv. ASA, b. May 11, 1778; m. 1800, Hannah Russ of Salisbury, N. H.
        • v. JOEL, b. June 22, 1780; d. 1812; m. Lydia Conant.
        • vi. NATHANIEL, b. Nov. 26, 1781; d. in Boston, May 28, 1864; changed his name to Gould; m. Nov. 15, 1801; Sally Pritchard.
        • vii. JOSEPH, b. July 30, 1784; d. at Middlebury, Vt., June 8, 1853; m. Aug. 30, 1807, Lucinda Clark.
        • viii. 7. ELNATHAN, b. Oct. 8, 1786.
        • ix. ABEL, b. July 8, 1788; d. in N. Y. City, 1829, m. (1) Oct. 17, 1813, Nancy Allen; (2) Abigail Allen.
        • x. CHARLES, b. Jan. 20, 1791; d. July 13, 1796.

          6. JOSEPH(5) DURANT (Jonathan,(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., Apr. 14, 1769; sett. in Springfield, Vt., near Cheshire bridge; engaged in transporting mdse. to Boston; died at Poultney, Vt., Oct. 22, 1836. He married, Apr. 3, 1793, at New Ipswich, N. H., Sarah Gilson, b. May 12, 1777; d. at Brandon, Vt., May 23, 1855. Children, born in Springfield, Vt.:
          • i. 8. LUTHER,(6) b. Dec. 28, 1793.
          • ii. MARY, b. Feb. 22, 1796; m. Josiah Hayden.
          • iii. ANNA, b. Mar. 23, 1798; m. James Davidson.
          • iv. SAMUEL WILKINS, b. July 8, 1800; d. Oct. 15, 1833, at Hartford, Vt.; m. Desdemona Field.
          • v. LUCY, b. Aug. 23, 1802; m. Daniel Lock (second wife).
          • vi. JOSEPH PERKINS, b. Mar. 14, 1805; d. Mar. 26, 1875, at Salisbury, Vt.; m. Sept. 25, 1828, Theodosia Russell.
          • vii. RHODA, b. July 31, 1807; m. Reuben Peasley of Charlestown, N. H.
          • viii. ELETHEA, b. Mar. 6, 1809; m. Daniel Lock (first wife).
          • ix. NANCY, b. May 26, 1811; d. July 3, 1813.
          • x. LEWIS, b. Aug. 14, 1813; m. Arvilla Phillips; sett. at Ferrisburg, Vt.
          • xi. CALVIN, b. Apr. 17, 1815; d. in Poultney, Vt.
          • xii. WILLIAM CONE, b. Aug. 7, 1821; m. Sept. 17, 1844, Julia E. Mead; sett. in W. Troy, N. Y.

          7. ELNATHAN(5) DUREN (Reube,(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Billerica, Mass., Oct. 8, 1786, merchant and musician; for many years chorister at Park St. Ch., Boston; died at Bangor, Me., Apr. 15, 1857. He married (1) Dec. 10, 1810 or 11, Elizabeth, dau. Samuel Freeman, b. at Portland, Me., Nov. 7, 1786; d. Aug. 28, 1815; (2) Sept. 16, 1834, Mary Willard of Charlestown, N. H., b. Feb. 28, 1790; d. 1860. Children:
          • i. ELNATHAN FREEMAN,(6) b. Jan. 14, 1814; m. May 30, 1836, Mary C., dau. William Hyde; res. Bangor, Me. 9.
          • ii. CHARLES, b. June 28, 1815.

            8. LUTHER(6) DURANT (Joseph,(5) Jonathan,(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Springfield, Vt., Dec. 28, 1793; came to W. about 1835 and was selectman, 1853-54; died at W., Feb. 8, 1868. He married Susannah Leland, who d. Sept. 17, 1880, ae. 84. Children, born in Springfield, Vt.:
            • i. NORMAN,(7) b. 1820; lawyer; Dist. Atty. for Orange Co., Vt.; member Vt. Const. Convention, 1843; A. M., U. V. M., 1848; died Nov. 5, 1850, at Rattlesnake Bar, Cal.; married, July 1, 1846, Ellen Elizabeth, dau. Joseph Allen Curtis of Hanover, N. H., b. Feb. 16, 1823; d. Dec. 31, 1863, at Warren, Vt.
            • ii. EMELINE S., b. 1821; m. Nov. 22, 1842, Cheney Prentis.
            • iii. ELIZA ANN, b. Mar. 8, 1824; m. Jan. 26, 1842, Ezra Osgood Joslin.
            • iv. LUTHER LELAND, b. 1827; a lawyer of ability; died at Montpelier Vt.; Feb. 23, 1888. Married, May, 1853, at Alstead, N. H., Julia Maria, dau. Asa Tenney, b. May 17, 1830.

            9. CHARLES(6) DUREN (Elnathan,(5) Reuben,(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Boston, Mass., June 28, 1815; Bowdoin Coll., 1833; Congl. Minister at Sangerville, Me., Weathersfield, Waitsfield, 1849-54, Georgia, Sheldon, W. Charlestown, Vershire and Pomfret, Vt.; from 1869 to 1875 he was in Minn. and Iowa, and later in Granby, Vt., where he died, May 9, 1886. He married (1) Sept. 16, 1841, Serena, dau. Rev. Silas McKeen, D. D., of Bradford, Vt., b. Jan. 23, 1819; died at W. Charlestown, Vt., Aug. 6, 1862; (2) Apr. 19, 1864, widow Sarah W. Atherton of Sheldon, Vt. Children:
            • i. CHARLES MCKEEN,(7) b. Nov. 26, 1842, at Sangerville, Me.; m. June 1, 1868, Gertrude Eliza, dau. Rev. Lyman Whiting, D. D., b. at So. Brookfield, Mass., Sept. 23, 1845; res. Eldora, Iowa. Chn.:
              • Charles W.,(8) b. Mar. 14, 1869, d. Oct. 9, 1870; James McK., b. Mar. 14, 1869, d. Aug. 2, 1870; Alice S., b. July 23, 1871, d. Nov. 26, 1875; Mabel, b. Sept. 7, 1873; Fanny, b. Oct. 5, 1875.
              • ii. ELIZABETH FREEMAN, b. Aug. 19, 1846; Dec. 30, 1860.
              • iii. MARIANNA MCKEEN, b. June 30, 1851; d. Aug. 21, 1853.

DURKEE.


WILLIAM(1) DIRKEY was early of Ipswich, Mass., and his name appears in Essex Co. Deeds as late as 1713. He married, Dec. 20, 1664, Martha, dau. Robert Cross. They had John(2); Thomas (probably) who m. Mar. 5, 1700, Elizabeth Lord and was called "weaver"; Martha, b. 1668. The son John(2) Durky was a weaver at Gloucester, Mass., 1695. Around 1715 he removed to Windham, Conn., where he died, Sept. 11, 1739, ae. 75. He m. (1) Elizabeth, dau. Jeffrey Parsons, who d. Sept. 23, 1711; (2) Anna (Hannah ?) Low. Of his eleven children two were born in Ipswich and nine in Gloucester as follows:--John,(2) b. Nov. 23, 1689, rem. 1715 to Hampton, Conn., and 1722 to Pomfret, Conn., m. 1713, Mary Lee; Andrew, b. Sept. 20, 1692, not named in settlement of his father's estate; Jeremiah, b. 1695, d. in Hampton or Windham, Conn., Jan. 5, 1725; Elizabeth, b. 1697; William, b. 1700, sett. in Hampton, Conn., and prob. m. Aug. 5, 1735, Elizabeth Ford; Thomas, b. 1702, d. in Hampton Dec. 26, 1724; Patience, b. 1703, Stephen, b. 1706; Sarah, b. 1708, m. May 12, 1737, George Martin; Mary, b. 1709, d. young; Mary, b. 1711. 1. LIEUTENANT ANDREW(4) DURKEE was certainly of this family, probably a grandson of John(2) and perhaps a son of John.(3) He resided at different times in Woodstock, Killingly and Pomfret, Conn., and died in the latter town, of smallpox, Jan. 3, 1761. He married Mary ----------, who survived him and m. (2) Nathaniel Carpenter of Pomfret. Children:
  • i. 2.BARTHOLOMEW,(5) bapt. Aug. 17, 1740, at Woodstock, Conn.
  • ii. EUNICE, bapt. July 12, 1741.
  • iii. MARY, bapt. July 17, 1743.
  • iv. BENJAMIN, bapt. July 28, 1745; perhaps the B. D. of Royalton, Vt., 1791.
  • v. ELIZABETH, bapt. Nov. 8, 1745.
  • vi. PERSIS, b. Oct. 29, 1751, in Pomfret, Conn.
  • vii. SARAH, b. Jan. 26, 1756; d. Jan. 19, 1758.
  • viii. SALLY, b. Nov. 17, 1760.

    2. BARTHOLOMEW(5) DURKEE (Andrew,(4) John,(3) John,(2) William(1)) was bapt. at Woodstock, Conn., Aug. 17, 1740; is said to have been the first settler of Pomfret, Vt., about 1770, coming from Pomfret, Conn.; he died in Sheldon, Vt.,1807 (will dated Apr. 3, 1807). He married, Oct. 6, 1761, Ruth Keyes, who survived him. Children:
    • i. RANSOM,(6) b. June 30, 1762; resident of Pomfret, Vt., 1791.
    • ii. THEODOCIA, b. Feb. 19, 1764; m. Sept., 1786, John Horr.
    • iii. ANDREW, b. Oct. 1, 1765; m. Apr. 13, 1788, Polly Walcott; sett. in Sheldon, Vt., and was exr. of his father's will.
    • iv. NATHAN, b. Jan. 21, 1767.
    • v. RODOLPHUS, b. Apr. 20, 1769.
    • vi. JOHN, b. Dec. 25, 1770; first white child born in Pomfret, Vt.
    • vii. PEGGY KEYES, b. Nov. 21, 1772; d, young.
    • viii. ROSWELL, b. Oct. 16, 1774.
    • ix. 3. STEPHEN, b. Aug. 27, 1776.
    • x. MARY, b. Apr. 13, 1778. xi. PEGGY KEYES, b. Jan. 24, 1780. xii. BENJAMIN, b. Feb. 8, 1782. In 1815, erected a blacksmith shop in W., but sold out to Roswell Horr, and rem. to Sheldon, Vt. xiii. RALPH, b. Feb. 13, 1785.

      3. STEPHEN(6) DURKEE (Bartholonww,(5) Andrew,(4) John,(3) John,(2) William(1)) born in Pomfret, Vt., Aug. 27, 1776; was in W. by 1808 and owned a farm near the old Wait place, this he sold in 1816 and soon removed. He married, Jan. 9, 1811, Anna Vaguson of Montpelier, Vt. She d. Nov. 14, 1811, ae. 27, and he m. (2) Nov. 26, 1812, Deborah Tuttle. Children:
      • i. JANE,(7) dau. Stephen and Anna, d. Sept. 16, 1815. Probably others.

ANDREW DURKEE, son of Lieut. Timothy and Anna Durkee of Royalton, Vt., was captured by the Indians at the attack on Royalton but was released through the efforts of Mrs. Hendee; sett. in Moretown, Vt. Married Phebe -------- (probably Parkhurst). Children:
  • i. ELLEN, m. Apr. 2, 1812, Edmund Rice.
  • ii. HANNAH,m. Dec. 1, 1812, Joseph Whitcomb.
  • iii. RACHEL, m. Feb. 13, 1815, Ira Richardson.
  • iv. LUCINDA, bapt. at W., July 2, 1815, ae. 17.
  • v. LOVILA, m. 1819, Orrin Wheeler of Fayston, Vt.
  • vi. SARAH, m. John Walton.
  • vii. ELECTA, m. (1) Samuel Austin; (2) ------------ Mosher; (3) John Walton.
  • viii. RHODA, m. ------------ Bosworth.
  • ix. THANKFUL, m. Jesse Spaulding of Moretown.
  • x. FANNY BELINDA, b. in Moretown, Jan. 29, 1808.

EATON.


1. FRANCIS(1) EATON, carpenter; came in the Mayflower, 1620; freeman, Mar. 25, 1633; moved to Duxbury, Mass., where he died late in 1633. He married (1) Sarah ---------, who died the "first winter"; (2) -------- ----------; (3) Christian Penn, who came in the Ann, 1623, and m. (2) July 1634, Francis Billington. Children, one by each wife:
  • i. SAMUEL,(2) b. 1620; d. in Middleboro, Mass., 1684; m. (1) Elizabeth --------; (2) Jan. 10, 1660, Martha Billington.
  • ii. RACHEL, b. 1624-5.
  • iii. 2. BENJAMIN, b. 1627.

    2. BENJAMIN(2) EATON (Francis(1)) was born abt. 1627; bound out Feb. 11, 1635, for 14 yrs. to widow Bridget Fuller; he was of Duxbury, Mass., 1648, and Plymouth, Mass., 1650; admitted to ch. in Plymouth, Mar. 19, 1693. He married, Dec. 4, 1660, Sarah Hoskins, perhaps dau. William Hoskins. Children:
    • i. WILLIAM,(3) b. abt. 1662; will proved, Mar. 18, 1690-1.
    • ii. 3. BENJAMIN, b. abt. 1664.
    • iii. EBENEZER, b. abt. 1667; rem. to No. Yarmouth, Me., where he d. bef. 1736; m. Nov. 24, 1701, Hannah, dau. Giles Rickard.
    • iv. REBECCA, m. Josiah Rickard.

      3. BENJAMIN(3) EATON (Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Plymouth, Mass., abt. 1664; housewright; rem. to Kingston, Mass.; his will, dated Apr. 3, 1745, was probated Dec. 20, following. He married (1) Dec. 18, 1689, Mary Coombs of Middleboro, Mass.; (2) Susannah -------- who died Apr. 13, 1739. Children:
      • i. WILLIAM,(4) b. June 1, 1691; non compos.
      • ii. HANNAH, b. Feb. 16, 1692; m. Benjamin Bryant.
      • iii. JABEZ, b. Feb. 8, 1693; d. young.
      • iv. DANIEL, b. 1694.
      • v. SARAH, b. Oct. 20, 1695; m. Benjamin Cushman.
      • vi. JOHN, b. Oct. 6, 1697; m. Elizabeth Fuller.
      • vii. BENJAMIN, b. 1698.
      • viii. 4. FRANCIS, b. 1700.
      • ix. ELISHA, b. 1702; Harv. Coll., 1729; minister; d. at Harpswell, Me., Apr. 22, 1764; m. Mrs. Katharine (Belcher) Clough.
      • x. MARY, m. Zachariah Soule.
      • xi. ELIZABETH, m. Cornelius Sturtevant.
      • xii. DAVID, b. abt. 1709; d. July 8, 1759; m. Deborah Fuller.

        4. FRANCIS(4) EATON (Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Kingston, Mass., abt. 1700; rem. 1733 to Middleborough, Mass., and died there bef. 1748. He married (1) Dec. 14, 1727, Thankful, dau. John and Hannah (White) Alden, b. May 3, 1709; d. Oct. 29, 1732, (2) June 12, 1733, Lydia, dau. John and Mercy Fuller. Children:
        • i. JABEZ,(4) b. Jan. 29, 1730-1.
        • ii. SYLVANUS, b. Dec. 21, 1735.
        • iii. 5. JOHN, b. Aug. 12, 1737.
        • iv. MARY, b. Feb. 16, 1738-9.
        • v. ELIJAH, b. Nov. 7, 1740.
        • vi. BENJAMIN, b. Mar. 26, 1742.
        • vii. SUSANNAH, b. Sept. 13, 1743.

          5. JOHN(5) EATON (Francis,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Middleborough, Mass., Aug. 12, 1737; settled in Pelham, Mass.; died July 22, 1795. He married, Sept. 24, 1764, Patience Shelley of Raynham, Mass., b. Jan. 22, 1745, d. Apr. 10, 1777. He married a second time. Children:
          • i. Lois,(6) b. June 5, 1765.
          • ii. HANNAH, b. Feb. 7, 1767; d. Apr. 27, 1787.
          • iii. JOHN, b. Feb. 6, 1769; m. June 23, 1794, Sally Cudworth.
          • iv. 6. JAIRUS, b. Feb, 8, 1771.
          • v. ELIPHAZ, b. Mar. 3, 1773; physician; sett. in Enosburg, Vt.; m. July 2, 1797, at Pelham, Mass., Polly Barnes. Their son Horace,(7) was Governor of Vt. and Pres. of Middlebury College.
          • vi. LYDIA, b. Feb. 28, 1775.
          • vii. PATIENCE, b. Mar. 27, 1777; (int. of) m. May. 31, 1795, John Strong.
          • viii. ANNA, b. Oct. 25, 1781.

            6. JAIRUS(6) EATON (John,(5) Francis,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamzn,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Pelham, Mass., Feb. 8, 1771; sett. in Enosburg, Vt., where he res. until 1854, when he rem. to Warren, Vt., where he died Oct. 28, 1856. He married, Aug. 28, 1802, Lucy, dau. Sylvanus and Hannah Bennett, b. at Woodstock, Vt., Aug. 30, 1782; d. at Warren, Feb. 5, 1872. Children, born in Enosburg, Vt.:
            • i. SELINA,(7) b. Mar. 23, 1805; m. Dec. 3, 1829, Thomas Giddings, of Bakersfield, Vt.
            • ii. BENNETT, b. Dec. 31, 1806; d. Mar. 7, 1872; m. Jan. 21, 1830, Maria Webster.
            • ii. 7. JAIRUS, b. Dec. 8, 1808.
            • iv. SOPHIA, b. Dec. 18, 1812; m. Dec. 1, 1831, Joseph Farnsworth of Enosburg.
            • v. HARRIET, b. Apr. 3, 1815; d. July 3, 1826.
            • vi. SILAS, b. June 14, 1817; d. Sept. 1, 1839.
            • vii. LUCY, b. Oct. 22, 1819; d. Oct. 28, 1835.
            • viii. PHILINDA, b. May 27, 1822; d. Oct. 31, 1898, unm.

              7. JAIRUS(7) EATON (Jarus,(6) John,(5) Francis,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Enosburg, Vt., Dec. 8, 1808; became a Methodist clergyman; res. Enosburg, Bakersfield and Warren, Vt.; died in Warren, Dec. 25, 1861: He married, July 4, 1831, Hannah, dau. William and Betsey Giddings, b. in Bakersfield, Aug. 17, 1811; d. at Warren, June 16, 1880. Children:
              • i. HARRIETTE,(8) b. Nov. 10, 1832; m. Feb. 5, 1859, Albert Robbins of Hamburg, N. Y.
              • ii. MARY, b. Sept. 26, 1834; d. Nov. 4, 1851.
              • iii. ELVIRA, b. May 3, 1837, d. May 1, 1896, unm.
              • iv. BETSEY, b. June 28, 1839; m. Aug. 19, 1860, Hiram Boyce.
              • v. MELVILLE B., b. June 11, 1842; res. Morrisville, Vt.,; m. Mar. 13, 1864, Lucy, dau. Henry and Catherine Wilson. Chn.:
                • Mary Fidelia,(9) b. Jan. 20, 1865; Clara Martha, b. Aug. 23, 1866; Alice Lucy, b. June 22, 1869; Bertha Emma, b. May 15, 1871; Harriet Roselin, b. Feb. 6, 1873; James Henry, b. Sept. 14, 1874; Charles Melville, b. Nov. 26, 1877; Bennett Edward; , b. Nov. 13, 1881, Leroy Silas, b. Aug. 27, 1883; Robert Wilson, b. Oct. 1, 1885.
                • vi. 8. ORVILLE M., b. Jan. 31, 1845.
                • vii. SILAS, b. Apr. 3, 1847; res. Holyoke, Mass.; m. Nov. 20, 1877, Ella Mills.
                • viii. ELEANOR, b. Jan. 3, 1850; m. Oct. 15, 1871, Martin Hills of Duxbury, Vt.
                • ix. 9. OSCAR G., b. Feb. 26, 1853.
                • x. WILLIAM J., b. June 4, 1856; d. July 6, 1860.

                  8. ORVILLE M.(8) EATON (Jarus,(7) Jairus,(6) John,(5) Francis,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Enosburg, Vt., Jan. 31, 1845; enlisted from Warren, 1863, in Co. H. 2nd U. S. S. S.; disch. 1864; hardware merchant and tinsmith; res. Moriah, N. Y., 1872-8, and then sett. in W.; Rep., 1886-7. He married, Apr. 4, 1871, Clara, dau. William and Hannah Giddings, b. in Hebron, Ill., May 6, 1847. Children:
                  • i. GRACE,(9) b. Jan. 22, 1872.
                  • ii. WILLIAM J., b. Oct. 29, 1875; res. St. Louis, Mo.; m. Jan. 15, 1902, Zada Fox.
                  • iii. ELVIRA, b. Dec. 30, 1878, in W.; m. Mar. 4, 1899, Lucius M. Savage.

                  9. OSCAR G.(8) EATON (Jairus,(7) Jairus,(6) John,(5) Francis,(4) Benjamin,(3) Benjamin,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Bakersfield, Vt. Feb. 26, 1853 mill operator; Rep., 1902-3; State Senator, 1904-5. He married (1) Dec. 24, 1876, Alice J., dau. William A. Mills of Warren, Vt., b. May 5, 1859, d. July 25, 1891; (2) Sept. 6, 1893, Addie A. (Miner), widow of Milo A. Bushnell. Children:
                  • i. FRED J.,(9) b. Apr. 23, 1878; m. Mar. 8, 1905, Emily B., dau. Edward and Emily (Bragg) Johnson, b. 1882.
                  • ii. FRANK L., b. May 3, 1883; m. Mar. 28, 1906, Eda M., dau. Benjamin J. and Mary (Palmer) Avery of Duxbury.

EDDY.


1. GEORGE(1) EDDY was a resident of Wallingford, Vt. Children:
  • i. 2.ORSEMUS.(2)
  • ii. ANSEL, m. Lucretia Cook.
  • iii. ORANGE, m. Phebe Johnson.
  • iv. LUCRETIA, m. Noble Cross.
  • v. MARTHA, m. Joel Johnson.
  • vi. MARY, m. Henry Brewster.
  • vii. SAVILLA.

    2. ORSEMUS(2) EDDY (George(1)) was born in Wallingford, Vt., and died at Huntington, Vt. He married Melinda Hill of Mt. Tabor, Vt. Children:
    • i. 3. GEORGE,(3) b. July, 1834.
    • ii. MARTHA.

      3. GEORGE(3) EDDY (Orsemus,(2) George(1)) was born in Wallingford, Vt., July, 1834; farmer and butter buyer; resided some years in W., but removed to Huntington, Vt., where he died Mar. 6, 1888. He married Hannah Miranda, dau. Gideon and Lovina Tomlinson of Richmond, Vt. Children, born in Huntington, Vt.:
      • i. 4. CHARLES F.,(4) b. Apr. 27, 1857.
      • ii. MAUD L., b. May 4, 1862; m. Feb., 1881, Frank Heath of Johnson, Vt.
      • iii. PAUL O., b. June 25, 1867; m. Nov., 1893, Sadie Munroe; res. Grand Rapids, Mich.

        4. CHARLES F.(4) EDDY (George,(3) Orsemus,(2) George(1)) was born in Huntington, Vt., Apr. 27, 1857; creamery operator; res. Waitsfield and Stowe, Vt., Rep. from latter town, 1904. He married, Jan. 4, 1882, Dora A., dau. Dorric and Diantha M. (Dudley) Stoddard, b. Jan. 27, 1862. Children:
        • i. FLOY M.,(5) b. Sept. 2, 1883; m. Oct. 12, 1904, Clayton B. Boyce of Montpelier, Vt. BENJAMIN EDDY was a voter in 1812, and was at that time living with his family in W.

EDSON.


RUEL EDSON was a resident in 1819, and in 1832 a town charge.
ELLIS.


SAMUEL P.(2) ELLIS was a resident of W. for some years around 1850, but removed to Keene, N. H. He married Rebecca, dau. Roswell and Marah (Huntington) Richardson.
ENGLISH.


1. JOHN(1) ENGLISH came from Hartland, Vt.; sett. in W., 1810; soldier in War of 1812; private Capt. John. W. Week's Co., 11 th U. S. Infantry, in roll, May 31, 1813, and probably died in service, as his son John was aptd. admr. of his est., Feb. 28, 1814, and the inventory shows "160 acres land for soldering, money in Capt. Walker's hands $16, advance pay $24.00, 1\2 month due from govt $4.00." He married Esther --------, who died Apr. 16, 1813, ae. 42. Children, born probably in Hartland, Vt.:
  • i. 2.JOHN,(2) b. before 1791.
  • ii. MEHITABLE, "a minor over 14," in 1818.
  • iii. SARAH E., m. Nov. 28, 1821, James Rider.
  • iv. ALVA, b. 1799.
  • v. child, d. July, 1816, ae. 12.

    2. JOHN(2) ENGLISH (John(1)) was born before 1791; voter, 1811; sett. on farm later owned by Cyrus Joslin. Retd. to Hartland around 1835. He married Mary, dau. Ephraim Cary of Hartland, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. ELISHA,(3) b. Nov. 1, 1816; d. Nov. 14, 1816.
    • ii. ESTHER MELVINA, b. Dec. 31, 1817; m. in Hartland, Aug. 22, 1843, James M. Latimer.
    • iii. VERONA AVELINE, b. Dec. 20, 1820.
    • iv. JOHN WALDEN, b. June 13, 1824.

LUTHER(6) FAIRBANKS (Luther(5) Joshua(4) Jabez(3) Jonas,(2) Jonathan(1)) son of Luther(5) and Lucy (Lewis) Fairbanks, was born in Swanzey, N. H., Apr. 8, 1809, and was drowned at W., July 8, 1836, in the swimming hole which now bears his name. He married, Aug. 28, 1828, Polly, dau. Moses and Lois (Foster) Stewart, b. May 12, 1811. She m. (2) Nov. 5, 1836, Rev. Israel D. Rust of W. and Barnard, Vt.
FALES.


EDWARD FALES was a blacksmith; resident in W., 1816 to 1821, and perhaps later; he had a family, but no record is found.
FARGO:


1. MOSES(1) FARGO. Family tradition says he was a son of Jacent Fargo of Lyons, France, and Sidney, Wales. He was in New London, Conn., 1680, and Norwich, Conn., 1690, where he was a proprietor. In 1722 he was residing in the No. Parish of New London, now Montville, Conn., where he died, 1726. He Married Sarah ---------. Children:
  • i. SARAH,(2) b. June 19, 1680.
  • ii. MARY, b. June 6, 1681.
  • iii. ANN, b. Mar. 2, 1684.
  • iv. PATIENCE, b. May 9, 1688; m. Stephen Maples.
  • v. MOSES, b. Apr. 9, 1691.
  • vi. RALPH, b. Aug. 18, 1693.
  • vii. ROBERT, b. Sept. 3, 1696.
  • viii. THOMAS, b. Nov. 9, 1699.
  • ix. 2. AARON, b. Dec. 9, 1702.

    2. AARON(2) FARGO (Moses(1)) was born in Norwich, Conn., Dec. 9, 1702. He married Sarah Stoddard. Children, born in Norwich, Conn.:
    • i. AARON(3) birth not recorded, but he was probably the eldest child.
    • ii. ICHABOD, b. Aug. 12, 1731.
    • iii. JABEZ, b. Nov. 15, 1733; d. Jan. 20, 1756; m. Dec. 19, 1754, Elizabeth Arnold.
    • iv. JASON, b. Oct. 20, 1735.
    • v. 3. DANIEL, b. Oct. 24, 1737.
    • vi. ELISHA, b. Nov. 18, 1739; d. Sept. 5, 1751.
    • vii. SARAH, b. Oct. 1, 1741; d. Apr. 24, 1755.
    • viii. PHEBE, b. Aug. 7, 1744; d. Sept. 2, 1744.
    • ix. SAMUEL, b. Nov. 20, 1745.
    • x. PHEBE, b. Feb. 14, 1747-8; m. Feb. 20, 1766, Moses Cleveland of Norwich.

      3. DANIEL(3) FARGO (Aaron,(2) Moses(1)) was born in Norwich, Conn., Oct. 24, 1737; resided in Franklin, Conn.; admn. granted on his est., Feb. 2, 1793. He married Elizabeth Kelley. Children, born in Franklin, Conn.:
      • i. DANIEL.(4)
      • ii. AARON.
      • iii. 4. ELISHA, b. 1765.
      • iv. WILLIAM.
      • v. GURDON.
      • vi. ELIZABETH.

        4. ELISHA(4) FARGO (Daniel(3) Aaron,(2) Moses(1)) was born in Franklin, Conn., 1765; he learned the trade of paper making in Norwich, Conn., and soon after his marriage rem. to Claremont, N. H., where he became a paper mfgr. He died in W., Mar. 20, 1850, ae. 85. He married, 1789, Hannah, dau. James Corning of Norwich, who died Nov. 30, 1839, ae. 72. Children:
        • i. GEORGE WASHINGTON(5) b. Oct. 15, 1790; Bowdoin Coll.; Bangor Sem.; minister; d. at Bangor, Me., 1866.
        • ii. HARRY, b. Aug. 5, 1792, killed by a fall from masthead at Nantes, France, 1815.
        • iii. ELISHA, b. Aug. 29, 1794; sett. in Maine, and had a family; d. in Melrose, Mass., 1871.
        • iv. ORRIN, b. Feb. 6, 1797; d. at Middletown, Conn., 1820.
        • v. HARRIET, b. Oct. 10, 1798; m. Mar. 20, 1821, Amasa Russ, Jr.
        • vi. THOMAS MERRICK, b. June 17, 1801; d. in Augusta, Me., 1877.
        • vii. WILLIAM b. Feb. 25, 1804, killed by the fall of a cart body, June 28, 1802.
        • viii. CHARLOTTE, b. Mar. 11, 1807; m. Oct. 7, 1828, Ard Barns of W., removed to Barre, Vt., and d. in Wakefield, Mass., July 15, 1889.
        • ix. JAMES CORNING, b. June 29, 1809; resided for a time in W., but rem. to Randolph, Vt., 1848, where he d. Mar. 30, 1898; merchant; m. (1) at W., Oct. 17, 1836, Abigail, dau. Joseph and Anna (Pike) Hamilton, b. Feb. 23, 1800; d. Nov. 9, 1842. (2) Ascenath ---------. Chn.
          • James Wilbur,(6) b. Dec. 21, 1844;
          • Mary Ellen, b. Jan. 11, 1854.
        • x. WILLIAM HENRY, b. Apr. 23, 1815; shoemaker; d. 1865, at Hartford, Vt.

FARR.


1. SAMUEL(1) FARR was a resident of Stow, Mass.; he died June 7, 1754. His will, dated Feb. 4, 1754, names wife and children. He married Hannah -----------, who survived him. Children born in Stow, Mass.;
  • i. 2.SAMUEL,(3) "eldest son."
  • ii. LYDIA, b. Mar. 29, 1714; unm. at date of her father's will.
  • iii. DANIEL.
  • iv. HANNAH.
  • v. JONATHAN, b. Feb. 24, 1722.
  • vi. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 25, 1725; m. -----Whitney.
  • vii. HEPZIBAH, m. --------- Thomas.
  • viii. ABRAHAM, b. Oct. 1, 1730.

    2. SAMUEL(2) FARR (Samuel(1)) was born in Stow, Mass. He sold his farm in Stow, May 1, 1761, and soon after sett. in Chesterfield, N. H. His name disappears from the records of that town soon after 1790. He married Rebecca --------. Chirldren Born in Stow, Mass.:
    • i. ZERVIAH(3) b. May 4, 1737.
    • ii. SAMUEL, (probably) m. Mary --------.
    • iii. AARON, b. Nov. 6, 1743; m. 1773, Hannah Wheeler.
    • iv. 3. WILLIAM, b. Mar. 11, 1744-5.
    • v. ISAAC, b. Oct. 23, 1746; d. 1810; m. (1) 1772, Lydia Stone; (2) 1786, Mercy (or Mary) Fisher.
    • vi. HEPSEBETH, b. June 3, 1748; m. 1770, Ithamar Chamberlain.
    • vii. EBENEZER, b: Aug. 18, 1750; d. in Littleton, N. H., 1825; m. 1777, Mary Titus.
    • viii. CHARLES, m. Sarah; went to N. Y. abt. 1812.

      3. WILLIAM(3) FARR (Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Stow, Mass., Mar. 11, 1744-5, sett. in Chesterfield, N. H. Family tradition says he enlisted in the Revolutionary Army, and died in service. His death occurred prior to Nov. 17, 1777, on which date land was conveyed to his "widow." He married Eunice Allen. Ch., born in Chesterfield, N. H.
      • i. 4. WILLIAM(4) b. Feb. 20, 1775.

        4. WILLIAM(4) FARR (William,(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Chesterfield, N. H., Feb. 20, 1775; resided in Brattleboro, Dumrnerston, Fayston, Williston, Richmond and Hinesburg, Vt., and rem. in old age to Carthage, Ill., where he died Dec. 7, 1841. He married, Oct. 26, 1797, Charisse, dau. Joshua and Margery (Dunster) Wilder of Brattleboro, Vt., b. Oct. 19, 1776; d. at Carthage, III., July 15, 1841. Children:
        • i. EUNICE,(5) b. Aug. 3, 1798; m. Mar. 5, 1822, Jacob Boyce of Fayston.
        • ii. MARGERY, b. Nov. 22, 1800; m. Mar. 31, 1822, Philo Talcott; sett. in Louisville, N. Y.
        • iii. 5. THOMAS GRISWOLD WAIT, b. Oct. 16, 1802.
        • iv. ANNA, b. Jan. 19, 1805; m. Aug. 1, 1824, Peter Drew.
        • v. WILLIAM, b. Feb. 12, 1807; d. at Richmond, Vt., Nov. 21, 1809.
        • vi. POLLY, b. Feb. 16, 1809; m. Mar. 30, 1828, Jonas Hubbard of Carthage.
        • vii. MARTHA, b. Feb. 14, 1811; m. Jan. 25, 1829, Russell Drew.
        • viii. ELECTA, b. Jan. 11, 1813; m. Feb. 14, 1836, Sidney S. Hills of Duxbury, Vt.
        • ix. ELIZA, b. May 7, 1815; d. Mar. 9, 1887, unm.
        • x. LYDIA, b. Aug. 10, 1817; m. Mar. 4, 1841, Peter Corner of Carthage.
        • xi. 6. JOSEPH, B. June 27, 1820.

          5. THOMAS GRISWOLD WAIT(5) FARR (William(4) William(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Fayston, Vt., Oct. 16, 1802; went, before 1840, to Carthage, Ill., but returned in a few years to Fayston, and in his later years lived in W., where he died May 7, 1885. He married (1) June 7, 1840, Fanny, dau. of Asshur and Lucy (Story) Hatch of Brookfield, Vt., b. July 12, 1802; d. Mar. 9, 1853; (2) Nov. 13, 1853, Eliza Hatch, sister of his first wife, b. Oct. 8, 1809. Ch.:
          • i. WILLIAM A.,(6) b. Mar. 16, 1843; m. Oct. 7, 1869, Margaret K., dau. Charles Wheeler of Duxbury, Vt.

          6. JOSEPH(5) FARR (William,(4) William,(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Hinesburg, Vt., June 27, 1820; died in W., Sept. 21, 1895. He married (1) Mar. 23, 1840, Ascenath E. Hadley. They were divorced and he m. (2) Oct. 9, 1856, Eliza A., dau. Lewis and Zerviah (Carlton) Thayer, b. Nov. 7, 1826; d. Nov. 23, 1901. Children, born in Waitsfield:
          • i. 7. LEWIS,(6) b. Aug. 5, 1857.
          • ii. ALBERT JAMES, b. Nov. 16, 1858; d. May 24, 1889, unm.
          • iii. MARTHA M., b. July 1, 1860; m. Sept. 21, 1880, Luther Chatterton.
          • iv. ADDLE E., b. Feb. 24, 1867.
          • v. ANNIE E., b. Feb. 24, 1867.

            7. LEWIS(6) FARR (Joseph(5) William(4) William(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in W., Aug. 5, 1857. He married, Oct. 19, 1880, Carrie E., dau. William Miner of Duxbury, Vt., b. July 29, 1861. Children:
            • i. ALTON EVERETT,(7) b. Nov. 8, 1881; m. Nov. 8, 1904, Mary Belle, dau. Edward and Catharine (Sutherland) Rose of Gloucester, Mass. Chn.:
              • Edward Everett(8) b. Oct. 23, 1905;
              • Ruth Caroline, b. Feb. 6, 1907.
            • ii. MILDRED, b. Sept. 20, 1884.

FERRIS.


1. THOMAS(1) FERRIS was born in County Antrim, Ireland, May 25, 1802; died in W., Apr. 3, 1887. He married (1) Margaret, dau. Daniel and Ellen McMullen, b. in County Antrim, Nov. 23, 1805, d. Nov., 1845; (2) Elizabeth, dau. William and Margaret Huston, b. Aug. 1, 1806, d. Dec. 24, 1892. Children, born in Ireland:
  • i. 2.JOHN,(2) b. May 31, 1839.
  • ii. ELIZA, b. Apr. 5, 1843; m. Jan. 4, 1869, John Maxwell.

    2. JOHN(2) FERRIS (Thomas(1)) was born in Amory, Co. Antrim, Ireland, May 31, 1839; died in W. Apr. 26, 1903. He married, in W., Nov. 7, 1861, Eliza, dau. Hugh McKenney, b. 1840. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. CHARLES H.,(3) b. Sept. 26, 1862; m. Mar. 31, 1900, Jessie M., dau. Chester S. and Hannah (Campbell) Dana, b. Feb. 13, 1874. Chn.:
      • Evelyn Maud (4);
      • Clara E.,(4) b. Oct. 17, 1908.
    • ii. CLARA E., b. Dec. 23, 1864; m. Mar. 27, 1895, Robert J. McAllister.
    • iii. JAMES H., b. Nov. 29, 1866.
    • iv. MARY E., b. Nov. 4, 1868; m. July 3, 1890, Harry Allen of Warren, Vt.
    • v. EMMA E., b. Jan. 4, 1871; m. Dec. 30, 1903, Edwin R. Prentis.
    • vi. EDNA E., b. Oct. 21, 1873; m. May 30, 1894, Wallace Howe; d. Feb. 20, 1908.
    • vii. THOMAS, b. Nov. 28, 1875; d. Sept. 10, 1881.
    • viii. J. MELVIN, b. Apr. 29, 1879.
    • ix. CAREY H., b. Sept. 9, 1882.
    • x. CLARENCE E., b. Apr. 19, 1885.

FIELD.


SETH P. FIELD was a voter in 1821-2. OLIVER FIELD was in W. some years around 1833-40. Removed to Elk Grove, Ill. His son, Oliver, m. Jan. 16, 1839, Mary Adaline, dau. Andrew B. Minor, b. Jan. 10, 1818. They rem. to Dunton (now Arlington Heights), Ill.
FISHER.


GEORGE W. FISHER, son of Noah and Zerviah (Stone) Fisher, was born in Fayston, Vt., May 28, 1841, and died in W., Dec. 1, 1882, selectman, 1877-78, 1881. He married, Jan. 7, 1868, Marcia Theresa, dau. Jennison and Eliza (Woodbury) Joslin, b. Aug. 29, 1841; d. Dec. 30, 1903. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. IDA
  • v., b. Aug. 23, 1869; m. Oct. 16, 1906, Guy F. Bushnell of Thomonville, Conn.
  • ii. HERBERT THERON, b. Sept. 30, 1871.
  • iii. ETHEL M., b. Nov. 7, 1878; d. Nov. 5, 1882.

FISK.


1. WILLIAM(1) FISK, son of' John and Anne (Lantersee) Fisk of South Elmham, Eng., was born abt. 1613; he was in Salem, Mass., 1637; went to Wenham, Mass. soon after 1641, where he was first town clerk; freeman, May 18, 1642; Rep. to General Court, 1647 to 1652 ; was keeper of a public house; died suddenly in 1654. He married, in 1642, Bridget Muskett, b. in Pelham, Eng. She m. (2) 1661, Thomas Rix of Salem. Children:
  • i. 2.WILLIAM,(2) bapt. June 4, 1642-3.
  • ii. SAMUEL, m. (1) Phebe Bragg; (2) Mrs. Hannah Allen.
  • iii. JOSEPH, m. Elizabeth Haman.
  • iv. BENJAMIN, m. Bethusha Morse.
  • v. MARTHA.

    2. WILLIAM(2) FISK (William(1)) was born in Wenham, Mass.; bapt. June 4, 16423; weaver; deacon, from 1679; lieutenant in militia; Rep. five times, 1701 to 1714; died Feb. 5, 1728. He married, Jan. 15, 1662, Sarah, dau. Austin Kilham. Children, born in Wenham, Mass.: i. WILLIAM,(3) b. Jan. 30, 1663; moved to Andover, Mass., where he d. 1745; m. Marah --------.
  • ii. SARAH, b. Feb. 5, 1664; m. Sept. 14, 1688, John Cook of Windsor, Conn.
  • iii. RUTH, b. Mar. 2, 1666; d. before 1725.
  • iv. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 2, 1667; d. young.
  • v. MARTHA, b. May 5, 1668. Named in her father's will, 1728.
  • vi. JOSEPH, b. Feb. 10, 1669; d. young.
  • vii. SAMUEL, b. Feb. 16, 1670; m. Dec. 5, 1699, Elizabeth Browne; sett. in Rehoboth, Mass.
  • viii. JOSEPH, b. Apr. 14, 1672; sett. in Ipswich, Mass.; d. May 21, 1745; m. (1) Susan Warner; (2) Jan. 7, 1743, Mrs. Elizabeth Fuller.
  • ix. BENJAMIN, b. Apr. 6, 1674; d. at Wenham, June 6, 1742; m. Mar. 7, 1699, Mary Quarles.
  • x. EBENEZER, b. Feb. 10, 1677; d. June 6, 1678.
  • xi. THBOPHILUS, b. July 28, 1678 (?), sett. iIpswich, and d. Sept. 6, 1759; m. (1) July 18, 1700, Phebe Lamson; (2) July 26, 1756, Mehitable Wilkins.
  • xii. 3. EBENEZER, b. Mar. 22, 1679.
  • xiii. JONATHAN, b. July 22, 1681; d. Feb. 14, 1705.
  • xiv. ELIZABETH, b. Dec. 12, 1684; named in her father's will, 1728.

    3. EBENEZER(3) FIsK (William,(2) William(1)) was born in Wenham, Mass., Mar. 22, 1679, farmer; deacon, 1739-58, and held various local offices,; died Sept. 30, 1771. He married (1) May 24, 1710, Elizabeth, dau. Jacob Fuller, b. 1686; d. Aug. 25, 1732; (2) Dec. 1, 1733, Mrs. Martha Kimball, who d. Mar. 28, 1764. Children, born in Wenham, Mass.:
    • i. SARAH,(4) b. July 15, 1711; m. Feb. 23, 1733, Samuel Moulton of Ipswich, Mass.
    • ii. JONATHAN, b. Dec. 11, 1713; d. Sept. 22, 1737, unm.
    • iii. 4. EBENEZER, b. July 2, 1716.
    • iv. ELIZABETH, bapt. Oct. 12, 1718; m. Dec. 23, 1742, John Bradstreet of Topsfield, Mass.
    • v. JACOB, b. Dec. 26, 1721; m. Nov. 5, 1743, Elizabeth Lamson.
    • vi. MARY, b. Jan. 27, 1723, m. Mar. 9, 1742, Nathaniel Lowe.
    • vii. WILLIAM, b. Nov. 30, 1726; d. in Amherst, N. H., June, 1777; m. 1749, Susannah Batchelder.
    • viii. MERCY, b. Mar. 9, 1728; m. Mar. 10, 1752, David Perkins of Topsfield, Mass.
    • ix. LUCY, b. Apr. 22, 1732; m. Jan. 4, 1757, Thomas White.

      4. EBENEZER(4) FISK (Ebenezer(3) William,(2) William(1)) was born in Wenham, Mass., July 2, 1716; res. in Upton, Grafton, Hardwick and Shelburne, Mass., where he went abt. 1760; was there first constable, 1768, and died in 1804. He married, Jan. 28, 1739, Dorcas, dau. Robert and Hannah Tyler of Upton, b. Sept. 23, 1722. Children:
      • i. DORCAS(5) b. Oct. 17, 1740.
      • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Jan. 28, 1743.
      • iii. JONATHAN, b. Sept. 17, 1746; m. Jan. 18, 1770, Hannah Rice.
      • iv. EBENEZER, b. Sept. 9, 1749; d. June 9, 1841; m. Sarah Barnard. He was the father of the foreign missionary, Pliny Fisk.
      • v. LEVI, b. Dec. 16, 1751.
      • vi. ABIGAIL, b. Oct. 7, 1755; m. Nov. 26, 1782, Samuel Barnard of W.
      • vii. JOHN, b. Sept. 27, 1757; m. Anna Leland.
      • viii. SIMEON, b. July 15, 1762; sett.m. Goshen, N. Y.; d. 1838; m. Jan. 20, 1784, Dinah Whitcomb.
      • ix. 5. MOSES, b. Sept. 13, 1764.

        5. MOSES(5) FIsK (Ebenezer(4) Ebenezer(3) William,(2) William(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., Sept. 13, 1764; rem. to W., 1794; he was among the first admitted to the church, and was chosen a deacon at its first election, Dec. 28, 1801; selectman, 1803-4. He died Feb. 5, 1847. He married, July 2, 1789, Hannah; dau. Perrin and Martha (Fisk) Batchelor, b. at Upton, Mass., May 14, 1770; d. Oct. 21, 1853. Children, all but first three born in Waitsfield:
        • i. JOEL(6) b. July 16, 1790; d. July 18, 1795.
        • ii. PERRIN BATCHELOR, b. July 6, 1792; saddler, and later a Baptist minister; d. Mar. 19, 1846, at Wardsboro, Vt.; m. May 1, 1815, Azubah Blaisdell, at Montpelier, Vt.
        • iii. MOSES, b. July 25, 1794; res. Waterville, Vt.; town clerk; rep.; State Senator; d. Feb. 18, 1853, at Morrisville, Vt.; m (1) Mary Johnson; (2) Rebeca (Ferrin) Hendee.
        • iv. JOEL, b. Oct. 26, 1796; Middlebury Coll., 1825; minister; d. at Plainfield, Vt., Dec. 16, 1856; m. Oct. 15, 1826 Clarinda Chapman.
        • v. HARVEY, b. Apr. 12, 1799; Hamilton Coll., 1826; Princeton Theological Sem.; State Missionary, N. J.,; d. Mar. 5, 1831; m. Feb. 15, 1829, Anna Mary Plumb.
        • vi. 6. LYMAN, b. Oct. 15, 1801.
        • vii. BETSEY, b. May 8, 1804; m. Oct., 1839, Rev. Phineas Bayley of Ticonderoga, N. Y.
        • viii. 7. ANSON, b. Oct. 31, 1806.
        • ix. JONATHAN, b. May 6, 1809; res. Trenton and Allentown, N. J.; d. Dec. 5, 1872; m. Jan. 14, 1834, Mary A. Imlay.
        • x. HORACE ALONZO, b. Aug. 20, 1811; d. at Waterville Vt., Aug. 29, 1851; m. 1841, Clarissa Fuller.
        • xi. ALMINA ELIZA, b. Aug. 20, 1811; m. Mar. 3, 1840, John R. Whitney of West Point, N. Y.
        • xii. EMILY, b. Jan. 12, 1817; d. May 25, 1891, unm.

          6. LYMAN(6) FISK (Moses(5) Ebenezer(4) Ebenezer(3) William,(2) William(1)) was born in W. Oct. 15, 1801; farmer and cooper; for 40 years deacon of the ch.; selectman, 183537; died Dec. 14, 1884. He married, Oct. 14, 1828, Mary, dau. Abram and Sarah (Spaulding) Spofford of Moretown, Vt., b. Nov. 14, 1801; d. Mar. 1, 1879. Children, born in Waitsfield:
          • i. NARONA AUGUSTA,(7) b. July 5, 1830. d. May 23, ,1907; m. July 2, 1854, Hiram Cross of Montpelier, Vt. Ch.. William H., (8) b.Nov. 1, 1857; d. Nov. 15, 1857.
          • ii. JONATHAN ALBIN, b. Jan. 10, 1832; d. Mar., 1842.
          • iii. THERON EZRA, b. May 5, 1834; d. Feb. 9, 1839.
          • iv. PERRIN BATCHELOR, b. July 3, 1837; Bangor Theol. Sem., 1863, Congl. minister of Plainsfield, Vt.; m. Aug. 25, 1863, Harriet L., dau. Charles E. Bigelow, b. Nov. 8, 1840. Chn.:
            • Flora Imlay,(8) b. Jan. 4, 1865, m. Jan. 4, 1885, Geo. L. Zimmerman;
            • George Shepard, b. Aug. 10, 1868, d. Sept. 25, 1895, m. Dec. 25, 1894, Alice Morgan;
            • Fidelia, b. June 1, 1870,
            • Grace Harriet, b. Jan. 29, 1876.
          • v. MARY ELMIRA, b. Apr. 19, 1840; d. Nov. 7, 1906, unm.
          • vi. BETSEY AMANDA, b. Feb. 5, 1842.
          • vii. HARRIET CLARINDA, b. Mar. 21, 1845; m. July 25, 1899, Carl E. Gay of Barton, Vt.

          7. ANSON(6) FISK (Moses(5) Ebenezer(4) Ebenezer(3) William,(2) William(1)) was born in W. Oct. 31, 1806; farmer and cooper; died Oct. 2, 1880. He married, Nov. 24, 1835, Joanna, dau. Ebenezer and Experience (Childs) Barnard, b. Oct. 10, 1810; d. Dec. 21, 1891. Children, born in Waitsfield:
          • i. 8. EDWARD ANSON,(7) b. Feb. 1, 1842.
          • ii. FIDELIA JOANNA, b. Jan. 14, 1845; d. Oct. 5, 1867.
          • iii. PLINY BARNARD, b. May 6, 1850; U.
          • v. M., 1877; Yale Divinity Sch., 1881; Congl. minister in Home Missionary work in South Dakota and California; m. Jan. 3, 1888, Caroline Clark, b. Apr. 9, 1841.
          • iv. CAROLINE SAMANTHA, b. Nov. 22, 1837; m. Sept. 8, 1868, Orrin Hubbard Joslin.

            8. EDWARD(7) ANSON FISK (Anson,(6) Moses(5) Ebenezer(4) Ebenezer(3) William,(2) William(1)) was born in W. Feb. 1, 1842; deacon, 1866--; selectman, 1873-75, 188890; priv. Co. B. 13th Vt. Vols.; resided for a few years in Fayston, but retd. to W.; Rep. Fayston, 1902. He married, Nov. 28, 1876, Lillian, dau. Charles F. and Aurilla (Benton) Ramsey, b. July 28, 1852. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. ANNIE LOWISA,(8) b. Sept. 2, 1878; m. Sept. 2, 1907, Lewis J. Whitcomb; Ch.: Florence J.,(9) b. Oct. 1, 1908.
            • ii. CHARLES EDWARD, b. Mar. 25, 1880.
            • iii. ANSON HUBERT, b. Nov. 5, 1882.
            • iv. HAROLD HAYES, b. Nov. 24, 1890.

FRED W. FISK came from Cabot, Vt., about 1880, and res. in W. ten or twelve years; rem. to Hinsdale, N. H. He married Elizabeth Sloan.
FOLEY.


MICHAEL FOLEY, son of Timothy and Annie Foley, was born in Co. Cork, Ireland, 1856. He married, Oct. 13, 1883, Delia, dau. Lawrence and Mary Sployd, b. 1862. Children, born in Waitsfield: i. MARY AGNES, b. Oct. 8, 1884.
  • ii. JANE ANNIE, b. June 22, 1886.
  • iii. FRANK RAYMOND, b. Jan. 25, 1890.
  • iv. JULIA IRENE, b. Apr. 5, 1891.
    FOLSOM.


    1. JOHN(1) FOLSOM was bapt. in Hingham, Eng., 1615; sett. in Hingham, Mass., early; died in Exeter, N. H., Dec. 27, 1681. He married, Oct. 4, 1636, Mary, dau. Edward and Mary (Clark) Gilman. Children:
    • i. SAMUEL,(2) bapt. Oct. 3, 1641; d. 1700; m. Dec. 22, 1663-4, Mary Roble of Hampton, N. H.
    • ii. 2.JOHN, bapt. Oct. 3, 1641.
    • iii. NATHANIEL, bapt. June 2, 1644; m. (1) June 19, 1674, Hann Farrow of Ipswich, Mass. (2) Mary -------.
    • iv. ISRAEL, bapt. Apr. 26, 1646.
    • v. PETER, bapt. Apr. 8, 1649; d. 1717; m. May 6, 1678, Susannah Cousins or Coffin of Wells, Me.
    • vi. MARY, bapt. Apr. 13, 1651; m. June 12, 1672, George Marsh of Newbury, Mass.
    • vii. EPHRAIM, bapt. Feb. 25, 1654; killed by Indians, June 11, 1709, m. Phaltiel Hall.

      2. JOHN(2) FOLSOM (John(1)) was born in Hingham, Mass., abt. 1640; bapt. Oct. 3, 1641; deacon; died at Exeter, N. H.; his will, dated, Nov., 1715, was probated the following month. He married, Nov. 10, 1675, Abigail, dau. Abraham Perkins of Hampton, N. H. Children:
      • i. ABIGAIL(3) b. Dec. 23, 1676; m. Edward Gilman.
      • ii. 3. ABRAHAM, b. abt. 1678.
      • iii. JOHN, b. abt. 1680; d. 1724-5; m. Mary Sewall.
      • iv. SARAH,m. Nathaniel Stevens.
      • v. JEREMIAH, m. Elizabeth ---------.
      • vi. JONATHAN, b. abt. 1685; d. 1740; m. Anna Ladd.
      • viii. MARY, m. Daniel Morison.
      • ix. LYDIA, m. Robert Stockman.
      • x. MERCY, m. James Dudley.

        3. ABRAHAM(3) FOLSOM (John,(2) John(1)) was born in Exeter, N. H., abt. 1678. He died Dec. 7, 1740. He married (1) 1703, Anna, dau. Aquila Chase of Newbury, Mass.; (2) Elizabeth ---------- who survived him. Children, born in Exeter, N. H.:
        • i. 4. DANIEL(4) b. abt. 1704.
        • ii. JONATHAN, sett. in Sheepscot, Me.; d. 1745, unm.
        • iii. ABRAHAM, b. abt. 1715; d. bef. Aug., 1799; m. Sarah Folsom.
        • iv. MARY, m. James Rundlett.

          4. DANIEL(4) FOLSOM (Abraham(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Exeter, N. H., abt. 1704; rem. 1749, to Epping, N. H., and died there, 1756. He married (1) --------- (2) Aug. 17, 1742, Huldah, dau. John Eastman. Children:
          • i. 5. DANIEL(5) b. Aug. 27, 1739.
          • ii. ANN, b. Apr. 2, 1741.
          • iii. ABRAHAM b. Apr. 2, , 1741,; d. in Gilmanton N. H., 1785, m. Nov. 10, 1772, Elizabeth Moody.
          • iv. ABIGAIL, b. Feb. 27, 1742.
          • v. BETSEY, m. Aug. 25, 1774, Joseph Hoyt.
          • vi. MERCY.
          • vii. JONATHAN, b. abt. 1750; res. Wheelock, Vt.; m. Joanna Willey of Exeter.
          • viii. HULDAH, b. June 10, 1753; m. Mar. 24, 1774, George Weymouth.
          • ix. JOHN, b. abt. 1755; m. Aug. 27, 1778, Mary Conner.

            5. DANIEL(5) FOLSOM (Daniel,(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Exeter, N. H., Aug. 27, 1739; res. Gilmanton and Grafton, N. H., and Tunbridge, Vt., where he sett. abt. 1800; died Mar. 2, 1817. He married abt. 1764, Mary, dau. John Moody of Kingston, N. H. She died Apr. 4, 1833. Children:
            • i. 6. DANIEL,(6) b. 1766.
            • ii. JOHN, b. 1768 (?); d. in Tunbridge, Vt., Apr. 29, 1813; m. Anna Fifield.
            • iii. DAVID, b. 1770; d. in Tunbridge, Jan. 4, 1815; m. Apr., 1791, Mary Weeks.
            • iv. STEPHEN, b. abt. 1773; d. 1815; m. Abiah Fifield.
            • v. PETER, Rev. b. July 5, 1775; d. Feb. 14, 1832; m. Oct. 21, 1800, Hannah Weymouth.
            • vi. JEREMIAH Rev. b. abt. 1781; d. at Boston, N. Y., June, 1824; m. Nov. 16, 1803, Abigail Bean.
            • vii. ABRAHAM Rev., b. Aug. 9, 1784; d. at Waterloo, Wis., Mar. 19, 1858; m. 1813; Miriam Bean.
            • viii. MARY, m. Andrew Bennett of Tunbridge, Vt.
            • ix. ANNA, m. John Bean.

              6. DANIEL(6) FOLSOM (Daniel(5) Daniel(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Epping, N. H., 1766. He died in Tunbridge, Vt., Oct. 6, 1839. He married Phebe Fifield, who d. Aug. 24, 1826, ae. 58 1/2 yrs. Children:
              • i. MARY,(7) b. Mar. 20, 1793; d. Aug. 16, 1838; m. Mar. 26, 1811, George Weymouth.
              • ii. CYNTHIA, b. July 2, 1798; m. Mar. 12, 1739, George Weymouth.
              • iii. ABIGAIL, b. Nov. 28, 1801; m. Arad Benson of Ludlow, Vt.
              • iv. 7. JOHN, b. July 13 , 1804. Possibly, there was another John who d. Mar. 24, 1800, ae. 4y. 4 m.

                7. JOHN(7) FOLSOM (Daniel,(6) Daniel,(5) Daniel(4) Abraham,(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Tunbridge, Vt., July 13, 1804, and died in Fayston, Vt., Aug. 1, 1873. He married, Mar. 11, 1828, Clarissa, dau. Ichabod and Polly Peck of Montpelier, Vt., b. Oct. 5, 1805; d. Aug. 12, 1887. Children:
                • i. PHEBE MARIA,(8) b. June 29, 1830.
                • ii. MARY JANE, b. Dec. 10, 1833; for many years a school teacher.
                • iii. DANIEL, b. Oct. 1, 1837; d. at Detroit, Mich., May 28, 1862.
                • iv. ELLEN MARCELLA, b. Jan. 16, 1839; m. Jan. 1, 1864, J. Austin Paine of East Montpelier, Vt.
                • v. 8. GEORGE WEYMOUTH, b. Oct. 1, 1841.

                  8. GEORGE WEYMOUTH(8) FOLSOM (John,(7) Daniel,(6) Daniel(5) Daniel(4) Abraham(3) John,(2) John(1)) was born in Middlesex, Vt., Oct. 1, 1841; occupies the old Jason Carpenter farm; selectman, 1887, 1904-6. He married, Oct. 24, 1866, Lucina M., dau. Charles W. and Mary (Wheeler) Kellogg, b. Dec. 18, 1845. Children:
                  • i. ELLEN L., b. Sept. 26, 1867; m. ------------ Place.
                  • ii. EDNA A., b. June 21, 1869; m. Feb. 5, 1896, Clarence Strong of Fayston, Vt.
                  • iii. CLARA M., b. Mar. 4, 1871; m. Nov. 29, 1894, Romeo W. McAllister.
                  • iv. MARY, b. Jan. 11, 1873; d. Oct. 24, 1874.
                  • v. JOHN, b. Aug. 26, 1874; m. Dec. 24, 1900, Rose E., dau. Benj. Smith of Winooski, Vt.
                  • vi. CHARLES K., b. Sept. 4, 1876; m. Dec. 25, 1907, May, dau. Orrin Oscar Boyce of Fayston.
                  • vii. DANIEL, b. Aug. 9, 1878.
                  • viii. JULIA A., b. Sept. 7, 1880; m. Dec. 23, 1902, Thomas A. Mehuron.
                  • ix. ALICE E., b. Apr. 15, 1882.
                  • x. MABEL G., b. June 24, 1883. xi. LOUISE M., b. Oct. 14, 1885. xii. GEORGIA ANNA, b. Sept. 3, 1888.

    FORD.


    1. ALVIN(1) FORD of Pomfret, Conn. married Sally -------. Children, born in Pomfret, Conn.:
    • i. ALVIN,(2) b. Dec. 8, 1790.
    • ii. WARREN, b. Aug. 2, 1792.
    • iii. 2. MILTON, b. Apr. 10, 1794.
    • iv. SALLY, b. Jan. 11, 1796.
    • v. ALTHEAH, b. Jan. 26, 1798.

      2. MILTON(2) FORD (Alvin(1)) was born in Pomfret, Conn., Apr. 10, 1794; carpenter and foundryman; died at Jericho, Vt. He married (1) Dec. 12, 1820, Amanda, dau. Amos Bliss, b. at Essex, Vt., Nov. 13, 1797; d. Nov. 4, 1833; (2) Mar. 31, 1835, Marie Ingalls. Children, born in Jericho, Vt.:
      • i. EMILY(3) b. Oct. 24, 1821; m. Oct. 15, 1845, John Woodruff of Underhill, Vt.
      • ii. EVALINE, b. July 28, 1823; m. Mar. 28, 1848, Thomas Rhodes of Burlington, Vt.
      • iii. MARY, b. Feb. 26, 1826; m. Jan. 12, 1853, Jason Rogers of Eden, Vt.
      • iv. ADDISON, b. July 16, 1828; m. Jan. 1, 1852, Julia Mansfield; res. Jericho.
      • v. 3. CLARK, b. May 29, 1830.
      • vi. NORMAN, b. Feb. 20, 1832; d. May 12, 1871, at Jericho.

        3. CLARK(3) FORD (Milton,(2) Alvin(1)) was born in Jericho, Vt., May 29, 1830; sett. in W., where he died Nov. 23, 1901. He married, Apr. 7, 1852, Adeline, dau. Elmore and Ruama (Smith) Hapgood, b. in Jericho, Oct. 25, 1828. Children:
        • i. CHARLES(4) b. Feb. 1, 1853; m. Jan. 20, 1886, Kittle O. Morrison; res. Bristol. Vt.
        • ii. GEORGE, b. Jan. 8, 1861, in Jericho; sett. in W.; m. June 19, 1888, Hattie, dau. Pierce and Augusta (Miller) Spaulding, b. Sept. 28, 1863, in Warren, Vt.

    FOSTER.


    1. JOEL(1) FOSTER was born abt. 1763, probably in Swanzey or Keene, N. H. Amos and David Foster were early settlers in Keene, and while Joel seems not to have been of their families, it is possible that he was a grandson of their bro. Jeremiah of Boxford, Mass., and he was, without much doubt, a member of that branch of the Foster family. It is said his parents died when he was a child. His sister Lydia married Thomas Green of Swanzey and W., and Nathaniel Foster of Swanzey, who d. in Fayston, Vt., 1828, was probably his brother. He came to W. about 1818, and died there in Nov., 1850, ae. 87. He married, Jan. 24, 1793, Martha, dau. Philemon and Martha Whitcomb, b. Apr. 17, 1771; d. Oct. 23, 1850. Children:
    • i. NATHANIEL,(2) b. 1794; d. 1847; married and had a dau. Susan (3) who m. David Suel Steele.
    • ii. SALLY, m. Apr. 21, 1819, Harvey Dana.
    • iii. SUSANNAH, b. 1798; m. Feb. 2, 1816, Benjamin Cross of Swanzey, N. H.
    • iv. PATTY, m. Willard Whitcomb.
    • v. RUTH A., m. June 26, 1826, Amos Richardson of Swanzey.
    • vi. 2. JOEL, b. Jan. 19, 1805.
    • vii. PHILEMON, is said to have settled in Brownington, Vt.
    • viii. LYDIA, b. Sept. 22, 1796; m. Barzillai Richardson of Keene, N. H.
    • ix. 3. ELISHA W., b. Sept. 10, 1814.

      2. JOEL(2) FOSTER (Joel(1)) was born in Swanzey, N. H., Jan. 19, 1805; sett. in W. and died there, Mar. 14, 1883. He married Betsey, dau. Amos Richardson of Swanzey, N. H., b. May 19, 1806, d. Apr. 11, 1890. Children:
      • i. JOEL,(3) b. June 27, 1825; d. in Montpelier, Vt., Feb. 19, 1903; civil engineer and a leading man In Montpelier; m. Apr. 3, 1855, Mary Ware, b. Mar. 23, 1825. Chn.:
        • Joel Waye,(4) b. Mar. 11, 1860;
        • George Hyde, b. Sept. 2, 1861.
      • ii. BETSEY, b. 1826; d. 1843.
      • iii. CHARLOTTE F., b. Sept., 1829; m. Aug. 17, 1854, Oliver Carlisle Campbell.
      • iv. Amos, d. 1828, an infant.

      3. ELISHA W.(2) FOSTER (Joel(1)) was born in Swanzey, N. H., Sept. 10, 1814; kept a tavern at Irasville; died in Middlesex, Vt. He married, Feb. 17, 1835, Lydia L., dau. Daniel Thayer, who d. Aug. 15, 1852, aged 38. Children:
      • i. HIRAM F.,(3) d. Feb. 24, 1854, ae. 18 y., 2 m., 14 d.
      • ii. LYDIA, d. in Northfield Vt.
      • iii. HENRY, sett. in Derby Line, Vt., where he was an official in the Custom House.
      • iv. DANIEL, enlisted as Sergt. Co. B. 10th Vt., and became Capt., Mar. 25, 1865; m. Lovila, dau. John and Sarah (Durkee) Walton; sett. in Bloomington, Ill.
      • v. JAMES M., d. Aug. 26, 1846, ae. 4 y., 11 d.

    LOT FOSTER was assessed, 1809, and voted, 1810.

    "WIDOW" RUTH FOSTER died Apr. 11, 1813, ae. 76.

    DAVID FOSTER died Dec. 28, 1849, ae. 67 yrs., 9 Mos.,18 days; married (1) Abigail, who died Mar. 13, 1823, ae. 35; (2) Priscilla, d. Sept. 27, 182--, ae. 36 y., 25 d. His son, Augustus, died Jan. 1, 1824, ae. 9 m.

    S. VAN RENSSELAER FOSTER was in W., 1856, and had ch., William and Emily.

    HERMAN R. FOSTER died Oct. 28, 1890, ae. 72. He married (1) Jemima Smith, who d. May 17, 1864, ae. 46; (2) Laura Marshall. Children.
    • i. ELLEN F., died July 15, 1864, ae. 16.
    • ii. MARY E., died Aug. 6, 1864, ae. 15.
    • iii. ELLA J., dies Aug. 27, 1864, ae. 5.
    • iv. EMMA, m. Nichols.
    • v. ELSIE.
    • vi. ORAMEL, res. Lowell, Mass.
    • vii. ELLA.

    FREEMAN.


    ELIJAH FREEMAN was in W. before 1794, and resided in N. W. Dist. in 1797, and as late as 1801, but left before 1802; he had a son, Joseph Foster, b. in Moretown, June 9, 1802; m. May 4, 1826, Sarah Spofford. ALPHEUS FREEMAN was in W. by 1794; bot. lot 86, voted in 1800, but left town before 1804. CONSTANT FREEMAN was a resident, 1808-9, but removed soon to Moretown, Vt., where he died abt. 1822. Selectman, 1812. HIRAM FREEMAN. Ch. records show he was dismissed to a ch. in Wisconsin, 1841, and died June 27, 1896. A Congi. minister.
    FRENCH.


    LEVI FRENCH was for several years a resident of the town. Children:
    • i. HEMAN R., priv. Co. 1. 9th Vt. Vols.
    • ii. MARY,m. Harlan Newcomb.
    • iii. EMMA JANE, m. July 3, 1861, Alfred D. Steele.
    • iv. AUGUSTA.

    FULLER.


    ROYAL I. FULLER, carriage builder; resided for some years in the village. He married Emily (Schlagel?). Children:
    • i. son, b. May 18, 1853; d. Aug. 31, 1858.
    • ii. EMERY SCHLAGEL, b. July 24, 1858.
    • iii. FRANKLIN SCHLAGEL, b. July 27, 1859.
    • iv. WESLEY, b. Dec. 1, 1863.

    FULLERTON.


    1. EDWARD(1) FULLERTON was born in England abt. 1750; resided in Putney, Vt. (where he settled about 1786), Williamstown and Northfield, Vt. He died in Waitsfield, about 1850, ae. 99 yrs., 6 mos. He married Sophia McCullough, who was born in North of Ireland. Children:
    • i. EDWARD, sett. in New York State.
    • ii. HARRIET, m. --------- Buck of Brookfield, Vt.
    • iii. 2.HORATIO, b. May 29, 1799.
    • iv. SOPHIA b. 1801; m. Dr. Benjamin Porter of Northfield, Vt.
    • v. CALVIN, b. 1804; res. in Fayston and W.; was a leading man in both towns; Asst. Judge Co. Court, 1863-64; Senator, 1861; treas., 1852-3. He died Sept. 11, 1871. Married (1) Elizabeth Campbell of Oxford, Mass., who d. Apr. 13, 1866, ae. 71; (2) Nov., 1866, Angeline, dau. Wells Hitchcock and wId: of Cyrus Skinner. No issue.
    • vi. JOHN, b. 1806; sett. in Putney, Vt. or vicinity.
    • vii. MARY, b. 1808; m. --------Colburn of Montpelier, Vt.
    • viii. Lucius, b. 1810.
    • ix. HANSON, b. 1813.

      2. HORATIO(2) FULLERTON (Edward(1)) was born in Putney, Vt., May 29, 1799; for many years he was a resident of W., where he settled in 1837; selectman, 185657; died Mar. 7, 1885. He married, June 19, 1825, Sophia, dau. Moses and Mary Jefferds, b. Oct. 6, 1800, d. June 5, 1881. Children:
      • i. MARY ANN,(3) b. Feb. 11, 1827; m. Aug. 13, 1848, Albert L. Babcock of New Haven, Conn.
      • ii. CAROLINE M., b. July 2, 1831; m. Aug. 29, 1852, Ebenezer Ainsworth.
      • iii. HENRY, b. May 28, 1829; res. Montpelier, Vt.; m. Apr. 26, 1859, Lima J., dau. Jonas Parker.
      • iv. GEORGE HORATIO, b. Mar. 23, 1834; d. July 4, 1905, unm.
      • v. JAMES KENDALL, b. Jan. 2, 1837; res. Waterbury,Vt.; m. 1863, Sophia Burnham. Chn.:
        • James Burnham,(4) Nov. 2, 1869;
        • Henry Horatio, Aug. 23, 1872;
        • Lena S., June 28, 1875,
        • Dean S., Dec. 23, 1884.
      • vi. CHARLES F., b. Sept. 25, 1839; d. Mar. 15, 1842.
      • vii. CALVIN FRANKLIN, b. Feb. 5, 1842; d. Dec. 22, 1895; res. Minneapolis, Minn.; m. Ellen P., dau. Dr. Charles Clark of Montpelier, Vt. Chn.:
        • Mary(4);
        • Caroline;
        • Ellen.

    GALE.


    1. RICHARD L.(1) GALE, blacksmith, called "Captain," was in W., 1823, and later. He died in Fayston,Vt., Apr. 21, 1843, ae. 81. He married Lucy -----, who d. in W., Dec. 28, 1842, ae. 57. Children:
    • i. EMILY,(2) m. Feb. 27, 1828, Marquis Carpenter.
    • ii. 2. JOSEPH M.
    • iii. NOAH.

      2. JOSEPH M.(2) GALE (Richard L.(1)) after some years' residence in W. went to Coulton, N. Y., and died about 1865. He married Fannie Pierce, who d. in W., Nov. 14, 1867, ae. 46. Children:
      • i. 3. ORANGE J.(3) b. July 12, 1851.
      • ii. ORVILLE, b. Aug. 17, 1853; m. Nov. 6, 1890, Clara Waterman; res. Williamstown, Vt.
      • iii. EMMA, b. May, 1860; m. May, 1892, Frank Croy.

        3. ORANGE J.(3) GALE (Joseph M.,(2) Richard L.(1)) was born July 12, 1851 and died in W., Feb. 14, 1898. He married June 26, 1879, Ida Florence, dau. Sylvanus and Lois Nye, b. Feb. 21, 1848. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. EMORY L.(4) b. May 31, 1880.
        • ii. ORVILLE C., b. Nov. 10, 1881.
        • iii. child, b. Apr. 1, 1883; d. Jan. 1, 1884.
        • iv. EDNA M., b. Aug. 19, 1885.

    GAYLORD.


    1. BARNA(1) GAYLORD, born 1795, died at Randolph, Vt., Nov. 17, 1830. He married Martha Blodgett, b. 1795; d. Nov. 22, 1849. Children:
    • i. Lois,(2) m. William Buck of Brookfield, Vt.
    • ii. LEWIS.
    • iii. 2. MARSHALL B., b. Aug. 25, 1824.

      2. MARSHALL B.(2) GAYLORD (Barna(1)) was born in Randolph, Vt., Aug. 25, 1824 and died at Brookfield, Vt., May 5, 1891. He married, May 7, 1847, Louisa, dau. Dea. Phineas Kellogg of Brookfield, b. Oct. 18, 1826; d. Apr. 29, 1902. Children, born in Brookfield, Vt.:
      • i. ANN,(3) b. 1849; d. 1850.
      • ii. M. HAYDEN, b. Jan. 4, 1853.
      • iii. M. ALICE, b. Aug. 15, 1855; m. Cassius Peck of Burlington, Vt.
      • iv. EMMA C., b. Apr. 22, 1859; d. June, 1889.
      • v. MARY A., b. June 2, 1861.
      • vi. 3. PEARL B., b. Apr. 15, 1864.
      • vii. EARL A., b. Apr. 15, 1864; m. Luna Partridge; res. Brookfield, Vt.
      • viii. LAURA L., b. Oct. 5, 1865; m. Herbert Allen of Randolph, Vt.

        3. PEARL B.(3) GAYLORD (Marshall B.(2) Barna(1)) was born in Brookfield, Vt., Apr. 15, 1864, and sett. in W. He married, June 4, 1890, Lucia, dau. Moses E. and Ann J. (Prentis) Hadley, b. June 5, 1864. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. WALTER M.(4) b. Dec. 1, 1894.
        • ii. RICHARD HADLEY, b. Nov. 15, 1899.
        • iii. MARSHALL B., b. Aug. 27, 1902.
    ELIJAH GAYLORD was a resident of W. in 1817, but no further record is found.


    GLAZIER.


    AARON E. GLAZIER was a resident in W. from 1843 to 1854, and had children, Nancy and Laura.
    GLEASON.


    1. THOMAS(1) GLEASON was in Watertown, Mass., 1652, Charlestown, 1662, died at Cambridge, Mass., abt. 1684. He married Susannah -------. Children:
    • i. 2.THOMAS,(2) b. abt. 1637.
    • ii. JOSEPH, sett. in Sudbury, Mass. and had a family.
    • iii. JOHN, d. in Sudbury about 1690, m. Mary, dau. Thomas Ross.
    • iv. MARY b. in Camb., Oct. 31, 1657.
    • v. SUSANNAH (?).

      2. THOMAS(2) GLEASON (Thomas(1)) was born abt. 1637; of Sudbury, Mass., 1665; recd. as an inhabitant of Sherburne, Mass., Oct. 5, 1678; died in Framingham, Mass., July 25, 1705. He married Sarah ---------, who d. July 8, 1703. Children:
      • i. SARAH(3) b. Feb. 6, 1665; m. Jeremiah Morse.
      • ii. ANNA, m. 1688, John Gibbs.
      • iii. THOMAS, d. at Oxford, Mass., abt. 1732; m. Dec. 6, 1695, Mary Mullen.
      • iv. 3. ISAAC.
      • v. PATIENCE.
      • vi. MARY, b. June 19, 1680.
      • vii. JOHN, m. Abigail -----------; sett. in Sherburne, Mass.

        3. ISAAC(3) GLEASON (Thomas,(2) Thomas(1)) resided in Sherburne and Framingham, Mass.; constable, 1714; died Dec. 5, 1737. He married, Dec. 11, 1700, Deborah Leland. Children:
        • i. DEBORAH,(4) b. Apr. 27, 1703; m. Oct. 23, 1718, Thomas Winch.
        • ii. 4.ISAAC, b. May 17, 1706.
        • iii. PRUDENCE, b. Oct. 3, 1708.
        • iv. FINIUS, b. Aug. 23, 1711; m. Elizabeth -----------.

          4. ISAAC(4) GLEASON (Isaac(3) Thomas,(2) Thomas(1)) was born in Sherburne, Mass., May 17, 1706; sett. in Framingham, Mass., and rem. to Petersham, Mass., where he died, abt. 1777. He married, Dec. 9, 1725, Thankful, dau. Nathaniel Wilson of Westmoreland, N. H. She d. abt. 1800, ae. abt. 94. Children:
          • i. 5. ISAAC,(1) b. Aug. 3, 1726.
          • ii. ELIZABETH, b. Mar. 20, 1728-9; m. Mar. 28, 1751, John Baker of Littleton, Mass.
          • iii. DEBORAH, b. June 24, 1731; m. Oct. 29, 1759, John Wheeler of Nichewaug, Mass.
          • iv. SIMEON, b. Aug. 19, 1733; m. 1764, Martha Dudley.
          • v. THANKFUL b. Mar. 5, 1737; d. Sept. 11, 1737.
          • vi. THANKFUL, b. June 17, 1738; m. Dec. 27, 1759, William Daggett.
          • vii. JAMES, res. Westmoreland, N. H.
          • viii. JOSEPH, b. Feb. 3, 1743; d. in Petersham, 1814; m. Aug. 14, 1766, Sarah Curtis.
          • ix. NATHANIEL, bapt. Sept. 14, 1746; d. in Hardwick, Mass.; m. Sarah Johnson.
          • x. BENJAMIN, bapt. May 7, 1749; res. Westmoreland.
          • xi. FORTUNATUS, bapt. June 7, 1752; res. Westmoreland; m. Esther Beman.

            5. ISAAC(5) GLEASON (Isaac(4) Isaac(3) Thomas,(2) Thomas(1)) was born in Framingham, Mass., Aug. 3, 1726; soldier in Crown Point Expedition, 1756, family tradition says he sett. in Shrewsbury, Mass. In any event he went early to Langdon, N. H., and died there, probably, before 1790 as his name is not in the census list of that year. He married, Nov. 2, 1752, Mary Nixon. Children:
            • i. LUCIA,(6) bapt. June 10, 1753; m. John Prouty.
            • ii. DOLLY, bapt. Apr. 20, 1755; m. (1) Obadiah (?) Sartwell; (2) Jesse Healey.
            • iii. THADDEUS, sett. in Rockingham, Vt.
            • iv. 6. WINDSOR, b. Feb. 18, 1761-2.
            • v. BETSEY, b. 1764; m. John Sartwell.
            • vi. ELIAB (possibly) b. Nov. 19, I759, in Shrewsbury, Mass.

              6. WINDSOR(6) GLEASON (Isaac(5) Isaac(4) Isaac(3) Thomas,(2) Thomas(1) was born in Shrewsbury, Mass., Feb. 18, 1761-2; sett. in Langdon, N. H., and died 1816. He married (1) his cousin Sally, dau. Joseph and Sarah (Curtis) Gleason of Dana, Mass., who died 1801; (2) Martha Follett. Children, born in Langdon, N. H.
              • i. CURTIS,(7) m. -----------Randall.
              • ii. WINDSOR, b. Feb. 15, 1796; res. in Warren, Vt. and Canaan, N. H., where he d. July 10, 1878; m. (1) Apr., 1817, Sophia Clark, b. at Langdon, N. H., Nov. 14, 1799, d. at Warren, Vt., Apr. 3, 1846; (2) 1847, Almira, dau. Job Silsby of Acworth N. H. Chn.:
                • Emily, b. Mar. 13, 1818 d. May 12, 1825;
                • Sarah, b. Apr. 1, 1820, m. Lorenzo D. Smith;
                • Curtis W., b. Dec. 16, 1821, in Warren, Jan. 24, 1844, unm.;
                • Laura Parkhurst, b. Dec. 22, 1824, m. Apr. 26, 1846, Schuyler T. Van Deusen;
                • John Clark, b. Aug. 16, 1826, m. Aug. 29, 1853, Susan, dau. Denslow Upham: Chn.:
                  • Mary W.,(9)
                  • Mardis,
                  • John,
                  • Susan;
                • Windsor, b. Aug. 26, 1828 m. 1850, Mary A. Powers, res. Elkland, Pa.;
                • Emily Sophia, b. Feb. 28, 1830, m. George H. Lathrop;
                • Orrin Scott, b . Mar. 21, 1832, m. Oct. 2, 1855, Mary Amoret Peters;
                • Aaron Rising, b. June 1, 1834, d. Mar. 4, 1904, m. Jan. 19, 1869, Marietta E. Webster, res. Fitzwilliam, N. H.
              • iii. MARY, m. David Powers.
              • iv. LAURA,m. Dr. John Parkhurst.
              • v. JOSEPH, b. Jan. 23, 1801; colonel; d. at Natick, Mass., May 17, 1879; m. Jan. 1, 1822, Abigail Read.
              • vi. 7. HUZZIAL, b. Feb. 19, 1802.
              • vii. SALMON, b. July 9, 1804; Methodist minister; d. Sept. 9, 1885; m. Dec. 24, 1828, Jerusha Willard.
              • viii. HORACE, b. Oct. 19, 1806; d. Apr. 4, 1858; m. Oct. 11, 1831, Achsah Richardson of Warren, Vt., dau. James and Adah (Hinds) Richardson, b. Mar. 6, 1810, d. Oct. 20, 1875.

                7. HUZZIAL(7) GLEASON (Windsor(6) Isaac,(5) Isaac(4) Isaac,(3) Thomas,(2) Thomas(1)) was born in Langdon, N. H., Feb. 19, 1802; res. in Warren, Vt. and W. where he died, July 3, 1889. He married, June 27, 1827, Emily H., dau. James and Adah (Hinds) Richardson of Warren, b. Feb. 4, 1804; d. Apr. 1, 1882. Children:
                • 8. i. RICHARDSON JAMES,(8) b. Dec. 28, 1828.
                • ii. JOSLIN CARLISLE, b. Oct. 23, 1831; res. Montpelier, Vt.; d. May 9, 1896; m. Dec. 12, 1860, Ellen J., dau. Oramel H. Smith, b. May 3, 1836.
                • iii. EMILY MARTHA, b. Feb. 15, 1835; d. Sept. 14, 1897, unm. A successful teacher.
                • iv. LOUIS POMEROY, b. Sept. 15, 1841; d. Aug. 17, 1907; merchant Montpelier, Vt.; m. Feb. 22, 1870, A. Louise Timothy of Ransoville, N. Y., b. Oct. 5, 1845. Chn.:
                  • Carlisle Joyslin,(8) b. Oct. 27, 1874;
                  • Fred Elijah, b. Mar. 17, 1883.

                  8. RICHARDSON JAMES(8) GLEASON (Huzzial,(7) Windsor(6) Isaac,(5) Isaac(4) Isaac(3) Thomas(2) Thomas(1)) was born in W., Dec. 28, 1828; merchant; elected town clerk, June, 1855, he has had that office continuously to this date (1908) ; treas., 1857 to 1904; Rep., 1890--91. He married, Mar. 31, 1856, Mary L., dau. Crowell and Almira (Pease) Matthews, b. Aug. 2, 1836. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. HERBERT CARLISLE,(9) b. Apr. 20, 1857; m. Feb. 23, 1886, Mary P. Timothy; merchant; res. Montpelier, Vt.
                  • ii. MARY EMILIE, b. July 4, 1864.
                  • iii. JENNIE MATTHEWS, b. July 2, 1870; d. July 6, 1908.
                  • iv. LOUISE RICHARDSON b. Nov. 7, 1872.
    1. DARIUS(6) GLEASON, son of Moses and Beulah (Houghton, Gleason, was born Dec. 28, 1772. The line is perhaps (Moses,) Moses(4) Thomas(3) Thomas(2) Thomas(1)). Darius(6) sett. in Rochester(5) Vt., and died there, Aug. 17, 1863. He married (1) Feb. 10, 1805, Melinda Pierce, b. Oct. 25,1780; d. Mar. 12, 1812; (2) Oct. 27, 1812, Anna Russell, b. Nov. 3, 1782; d. May 30, 1841. Children:
    • i. ORILLA,(7) b. Nov. 11, 1805.
    • ii. ACENATH, b. Feb. 6, 1808; m. ---------Frazer.
    • iii. HORACE, b. Apr. 8, 1802.
    • iv. NATHANIEL NELSON, b. July 26, 1814.
    • v. ABIGAIL GLAZIER, b. May 14, 1816; d. Jan. 13, 1869.
    • vi. DANIEL WARREN, b. July 25, 1818; d. June 10, 1819.
    • vii. DAVID, b. May 11, 1820; for many years a resident of W.; private Co. B. 13th Vt. Vols.; d. in Wtby., Vt., May 26, 1899; m. (1) Nov. 9, 1848, Jane A., dau. Ziba Rice, b. Jan. 18, 1821; d. July 6, 1880; (2) May 8, 1882, Mrs. Adaline A. (Murray) Kennedy, b. Oct. 29, 1836.
    • viii. SARAH RUSSELL, b. May 1, 1822, m. ----------Pease.
    • ix. OLIVE WARREN, b. Mar. 26, 1824; m. C. J. Joslin of Freeman, Kansas.
    • x. HARRIET ANN, b. Oct. 31, 1826; m. Feb. 3, 1852, James Seymour Newcomb. xi. LOUISA JANE, b. May 6, 1829; m. May 16, 1847, William F. Newcomb.

    SAMUEL GLEASON, JR., was a resident of W., 1847 and later. He married, Parney L., dau. James E. Dow, and rem. to Berlin, Vt. Children:
    • i. EMELINE, m. Arthur Stickney of Berlin.
    • ii. LOUISA, m. Frank Barrett of Wtby.
    • iii. AUGUSTA.
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