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.


HORR (HOAR).


1. HEZEKIAH(1) HORR was early in Scituate, Mass.; he or another of the name was one of the 46 ancient purchasers of Taunton, Mass., 1638; Constable of Taunton, 1657, 1663, 1672; died bef. 1693, when his house lot was conveyed by his children. Children:
  • i. MERCY(2) b. "last" of Jan., 1654.
  • ii. 2. NATHANIEL, b. "last" of March, 1656.
  • iii. SARAH, b. "first" of Apr., 1658; m. Feb. 15, 1692, Nicholas Stoughton.
  • iv. ELIZABETH, b. May 26, 1660.
  • v. EDWARD, b. Sept. 25, 1663; his name appears on roster of Taunton Company, 1682.
  • vi. LYDIA, b. Mar. 24, 1665; m. Nov. 16, 1688, John Whipple.
  • vii. MARY, b. Sept. 22, 1669.
  • viii. HEZEKIAH, b. Nov. 10, 1678; m. Deborah ---------; lived in that part of Taunton which became Dighton.

    2. NATHANIEL(2) HORR (Hezekiah(1)) was born in Taunton, Mass., March, 1656; member of Taunton Military Co., 1700. He married, Feb. 2, 1681-2, Sarah, dau. John Wilbore. Children, born in Taunton, Mass.:
    • i. ABIGAIL,(3) b. Nov. 2, 1682.
    • ii. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 22, 1684-5.
    • iii. WiLLiAM, b. Apr. 19, 1687.
    • iv. HANNAH, b. Mar. 19, 16-.
    • v. PATIENCE, b. Oct. 12, 16--.
    • vi. 3. JONATHAN.

      3. JONATHAN(3) HORR (Nathaniel(2) Hezekiah(1)) is named as son of Nathaniel in deed, Feb. 17, 1726; resided for a time in Middleborough, Mass., but returned to Taunton, tradition says, and certainly he bought land there in 1742. Children:
      • i. JONATHAN(4) b. abt. 1739; d. bef. 1800; m. 1764, Anna Smith.
      • ii. 4. ELIJAH, b. Mar., 1741.
      • iii. ROBERT, b. 1748; m. Jan. 17, 1768, Sarah Reed; sett. in New Salem, Mass.

        4. ELIJAH(4) HORR (Jonathan(3) Nathaniel(2) Hezekiah(1)) was born in Middleborough, Mass., Mar., 1741 rem. to Ashford, Conn. and thence to Pomfret, Vt., where he died Mar. 1, 1808. He married, Jan., 1763, in Ashford, Ann, dau. Stephen and Eunice (Coffin) Paddock, b. Apr. 27, 1745; d. Sept. 21, 1818. Children:
        • i. HANNAH(5) b. Sept. 17, 1763, in Pomfret, Conn.
        • ii. 5. JOHN, b. Jan. 21, 1765, in Ashford, Conn.
        • iii. ELIJAH, b. Aug. 16, 1767; d. Jan., 1828, at Pomfret, Vt.
        • iv. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 10, 1770; d. July 16, 1791.
        • v. MARY, b. Oct. 6, 1772, in New Salem, Mass.
        • vi. ZENAS, b. Jan. 13, 1776, in Pomfret, Vt.

          5. JOHN(5) HORR (Elijah(4) Jonathan,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Hezekiah(1)) was born in Ashford, Conn., Jan. 21, 1765; died at Pomfret, Vt., Feb. 3, 1827. He married, in Pomfret, Sept. 1786, Theodosia, dau. Bartholomew and Ruth (Keyes) Durkee, b. Feb. 19, 1764; d. May 2, 1827. Children, born in Pomfret, Vt.:
          • i. SAMUEL,(6) b. May 8, 1789; d. 1874, at Trenton, Wis.
          • ii. ALANSON, b. Jan. 8, 1794; d. Apr. 18, 1838; m. 1817, Fannie Pratt.
          • iii. RALPH, b. Dec. 10, 1794; d. in Iowa; m. (1) Anna Robinson; (2) Mary B. Angus; (3) Fannie Newton.
          • iv. 6. ROSWELL, b. Jan. 13, 1796.
          • v. LAURA, b. Oct. 26, 1797; m. 1824, John Lynde of Norridgewock, Me.
          • vi. LUCINA, b. July 13, 1799; m. Samuel H. Robinson, at Avon, Ohio.
          • vii. MARY, b. Apr. 28, 1801; m. Oct. 22, 1835, Joseph B. Jameson, of Avon, Ohio.
          • viii. PERCES, b. Apr. 1, 1803; d. Mar. 1, 1804.
          • ix. JOHN, b. Jan, 16, 1805; d. Dec. 30, 1811.
          • x. HANNAH, b. Jan. 29, 1807; m. Oct. 18, 1826, Benj. Bayley, and rem. to Beaver Dam, Wis.

            6. ROSWELL(6) HORR (John,(5) Elijah(4) Jonathan,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Hezekiah(1)) was born in Pomfret, Vt., Jan. 13, 1796; sett. in W. abt. 1816; his blacksmith shop stood near the ledge on "old road"; Capt. Militia Co.; during the later years of his stay, owned part of Gaylord farm in lots 127 and 128; rem. abt. 1831, to Avon, Ohio, where he died Apr. 25, 1841. He married (1) Dec. 27, 1818, Lucinda, dau. Ebenezer Wheeler of Fayston, Vt., b. in Pittsfield, Mass., Jan. 3, 1796; d. Jan. 2, 1829; (2) Oct. 25, 1829, Caroline, dau. Ralph and Lucy (Carpenter) Turner, b. Jan. 21, 1805; d. Oct. 2, 1894. Children, first four born in Waitsfield:
            • i. LUCINDA,(7) b. May 11, 1821; m. Oct. 7, 1841, Barlow G. Carpenter of Wellington, Ohio.
            • ii. LUCINA, b. July 9, 1823; m. Mar. 18, 1842, William S. Carpenter of Oberlin, Ohio.
            • iii. ROLLIN A., b. Nov. 26, 1830; d. Dec. 31, 1894; m. June 13, 1853, Sarah Ames; res. Wellington Ohio.
            • iv. ROSWELL G., b. Nov. 26, 1830; d. Dec. 10, 1896; res. Saginaw, Mich; for many years Member of Congress from that dist.; m. Apr. 14, 1859, Carrie M. Pinney.
            • v. JAMES C., b. Jan. 17, 1832; d. Mar. 11, 1898, at Olympia, Wash.; m. Lizzie Upton.
            • vi. JOHN, b. June 2, 1833; was living, 1906 in New Zealand.
            • vii. RALPH T., b. Jan. 2, 1835 d. Jan. 31, 1882, in Cleveland, Ohio; m. Oct. 5, 1856, Martha W. Barker.
            • viii. CHARLES W., b. Jan. 25, 1837, d. Oct. 3, 1894, at Wellington, Ohio; m. Aug. 12, 1860, Esther A. Lang.
            • ix. HENRY H., b. Sept. 10, 1838; d. Aug. 23, 1854.
            • x. FRANK, b. June 7, 1840; d. Sept. 8, 1854.

HOUSE.


1. SAMUEL(4) HOUSE (Samuel(3) Samuel(2) Samuel(1)). It seems probable that Samuel House of Hanover, Mass., is identical with the son of Samuel(3) and Sarah (Pincin) House, born at Scituate, Mass., Dec. 20, 1706. He married, at Hanover, Dec. 25, 1731-2, Deborah Barstow, who d. July 3, 1769. Children, born in Hanover, Mass.:
  • i. HULDAH,(5) b. Oct. 13, 1734--5; m. Jan. 27, 1757, James Barstow of Pembroke, Mass.
  • ii. ELISHA, b. Feb. 18, 1737-8; prob. the E. H. who m. Orphan ------------.
  • iii. DEBORAH, b. Apr., 1739-40; d. May 7, 1739-40.
  • iv. SAMUEL, b. Apr. 14, 1740- 1.
  • v. JAMES, bapt. my 28, 1744-5, d. June 4, 1753.
  • vi. MARY, bapt. May 6, 1749-50.
  • vii. 2. JOB, bapt. Apr. 8, 1753.
  • vii. BETTY bapt. Mar. 10, 1755.
  • ix. DEBORAH, d. July 23, 1762.

    2. JOB(5) HOUSE (Samuel(4) Samuel(3) Samuel(2) Samuel(1)) was bapt. at Hanover, Mass., Apr. 8, 1753; sett. in Abington, Mass. He married (pub. Sept. 11, 1773) Sarah, dau. Samuel and Mary Norton of Abington, b. June 14, 1754. Children, born in Abington, Mass.:
    • i. SAMUEL, b. May 31, 1776.
    • ii. 3. JOB, b. Nov. 30, 1779.
    • iii. SARAH, b. Dec. 7, 1781.
    • iv. JAMES, b. Jan. 13, 1784.
    • v. DEBORAH, b. Dec. 3, 1785.
    • vi. MARY, b. Jan. 29, 1787.
    • vii. ELIZABETH, b. Feb. 13, 1789.
    • viii. WILLIAM, b. Mar. 27, 1790; prob. the "child of J. H.," who d. May 20, 1792.
    • ix. ANNA, b. May 19, 1793.
    • x. LUCY, b. Aug. 8, 1796.

      3. JOB(6) HOUSE (Job(5) Samuel(4) Samuel(3) Samuel(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Abington, Mass., Nov. 30, 1779, came to W. in 1797, and worked for Gen. Wait; rem. after some years to Moriah, N. Y., but retd. in 1813; died Mar. 15, 1874. He married Eleanor, dau. Francis and Eleanor (Foster) Dana, who d. July 25, 1859, ae. 74. Children:
      • i. JASON,(7) b. May 15, 1805; d. Sept. 2, 1891, unm.
      • ii. ANNA, b. Mar. 24, 1810; m. David Wheeler.
      • iii. 4. NATHAN DANA, b. July 13, 1813.
      • iv. child, d. Nov. 3, 1817.
      • v. 5. EDWIN, b. Apr. 10, 1819.
      • vi. LUCETTE, b. Apr. 27, 1821; d. Dec. 30, 1846, unm.
      • vii. SOLON, b. Aug. 6, 1824; d. Oct., 1825.
      • viii. Lucy M., b. May 13, 1827; d. Jan. 6, 1898, unm.
      • ix. LAURETTA, b. Aug. 7, 1829; d. Jan. 13, 1850, unm.

        4. NATHAN DANA(7) HOUSE (JOB,(6) Job(5) Samuel(4) Samuel,(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Moriah, N. Y., July 13, 1813, but came to W., as an infant; shoemaker and farmer; died Dec. 29, 1900. He married Philena H., dau. Robert and Harriet (Norris) Carr, b. in Washington, Vt., June 11, 1822, d. May 2, 1866. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. NORTON DANA,(8) b. Dec. 5, 1855.
        • ii. son, d. Apr. 19, 1863.

        5. EDWIN(7) HOUSE (Job,(6) Job(5) Samuel(4) Samuel,(3) Samuel,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in W., Apr. 10, 1819; farmer; died Apr. 6, 1903. He married, Apr. 26, 1853, Abba H., dau. Ebenezer Hoyt of Alexandria, N. H., b. Jan. 10, 1820; d. Oct. 15, 1886. Ch.:
        • i. EDWIN M.,(8) b. Oct. 8, 1856, in Waitsfield.

HOWE.


1. ARA H.(2) HOWE, son of Ara(1) Howe, settled in Northfield,Vt., whither he came from West Boylston, Mass. He married Matilda Jenness. Children, born in Northfield, Vt.:
  • i. 2. HENRY T. J.,(3) b. July 24, 1850.
  • ii. OLIVE A., b. Apr. 11, 1854; m. Chester Niles of Pasadena, Cal.
  • iii. IDA J., b. June 11, 1859; d. 1875. 2. HENRY T. J.(3) HOWE (Ara H.,(2) Ara(1)) was born in Northfield, Vt., July 24, 1850; graduated from Medical Department, U. V. M., in 1876, and at once commenced the practice of his profession in Moretown, Vt., but rem. to W., in 1882. He married, Sept. 5, 1876, Lucy, dau. George and Lucinda (Smith) Bailey. Children:
    • i. GEORGE(4) b. Jan. 31, 1878; res. Derry, N. H.
    • ii. IDA, b. Mar. 15, 1882; d. Dec. 16, 1883.
    • iii. EDITH OLIVE, b. Feb. 12, 1887.

HUSE.


THEOPHILUS N. HUSE was in W., 1842-8, but was of Duxbury, Vt., in 1851. Resided on the Wells Hitchcock farm in lots 136 and 141. He married Polly ----------. Children:
  • i. RHODA.
  • ii. EUNICE.
  • iii. JOSEPH.
  • iv. JOEL.
  • v. MARIAN.

INGALLS.


CHESTER INGALLS was a resident of W., 1824-30; called "Capt."; rem. to Hanover, H.H.
IRWIN.


JAMES R. IRWIN was born, 1825, in Ireland, sett. in W., and died, 1900. He married Rachel Anderson, b. 1827; d. June 21, 1898. Children:
  • i. JAMES ANDERSON,(2) b. May 1, 1850; m. (1) Nov. 30, 1871, Mary E., dau. Thomas Pierce of Warren, b. 1851; (2) Jan. 5, 1903, Nancy Black. Ch.: George,(1) b. Mar. 3, 1873.
  • ii. JOHN R., b. abt. 1853; d. June 26, 1894; m. Jan. 16, 1878, Mary A. Moriarty.
  • iii. ANNIS, b. abt. 1862; d. Jan. 5, 1873.
  • iv. ILLIAM R., b. abt. 1864; d. Dec. 28, 1872.
  • v. CHARLES FRANK, b. July 3, 1868; d. Sept. 19, 1872.

JACKSON.


ALVIN N. JACKSON, shoemaker, resided in W. some years between 1855 and 1865. He married, June 1, 1857, Polly Schlagel. Child: ARTHUR SCHLAGEL, b. June 29, 1858.
JACOBS.


JAMES THOMPSON,(2) JACOBS, son of Jonathan,(1) Jacobs of Suffolk Eng., who is said to have been a Rev. soldier, was born in Ward, Mass., abt. 1777; shoemaker; came to W., about 1822, and died there, Oct. 24,1839. He married Judith Stone, who d. at Morristown, Vt., 1872, ae. 93. Children:
  • i. CARTER,3) m. Elmira Wright.
  • ii. SARAH, m. Apr. 2, 1826, Orace Emerson of Chelsea, Vt.
  • iii. JONATHAN, d. 1839, ae. 30.
  • iv. HANNAH, m. Aug. 12, 1828, John Flanders.
  • v. THOMPSON, d. 1839, ae. 26; m. Caroline Field of Nfd.
  • vi. ALFRED, b. Jan. 2, 1814; d. in Rebel Prison, Oct. 6, 1864; m. Mary Stiles.
  • vii. DORINDA, b. Oct. 6, 1818; unm., 1908.
  • viii. PHEBE, b. Sept., 1821; m. John Holley of Orangeville, N. Y.

JOHNSON.


ANDREW JOHNSON was for some years a resident of W.; blacksmith; died Oct. 5, 1880, ae. 80. He married, Lydia, dau. Peleg and Betsey ,(Woodworth) Berry, b. Oct. 5, 1798. Ch.:
  • i. NATHAN B., b. 1827; blacksmith; d. Mar. 4, 1864, ae. 37 y., 2 m.; m. May 3, 1853, Lucy W., dau. Dr. Orange and Lucy (Hatch) Smith, b. Feb. 17, 1835, d. Sept. 20, 186. Children: Edward A., b. 1854, m. Dec. 29, 1880, Emma L., dau. Azro Brag,; Frederick Griswold, b. Feb. 14, 1857, d. Oct. 28, 1858; Charles Orange, d. May 7, 1860, ae. 1 yr., 1 m., 27 d,; Don Carlos, b. July 26, 1862.

JOINER.


WILLIAM JOINER, son of Lieut. William Joiner of Egremont, Mass., and grandson of William and Elizabeth (Eads) Joyner of East Haddam, Conn., came from Royalton, Vt., before 1794; rem. to Randolph, Vt., abt. 1809, and to Moriah, N. Y., in 1810; had farm in lot 103 and bought. Gen. Waits sawmill in lot 133. He married (1) in Egremont, Mass., Pauline Tullar, who d. July 18, 1785: (2) Mar. 19, 1786, Jerusha Storrs. Children, births recorded in Royalton, Vt.
  • i. EXPERIENCE, b. Aug. 17, 1775.
  • ii. SALMON, b. Sept. 26, 1777.
  • iii. POLLY, b. Sept. 27, 1779.
  • iv. ITHAMAR, b. Sept. 21, 1781.
  • v. ALVIN, b. Sept. 20, 1783.
  • vi. CLARISSA, b. Dec. 15, 1786.
  • vii. PAULINA, b. Feb. 20, 1788.

JONES.


1. LEWIS,(1) JONES is first heard of in Roxbury, Mass., 1640, when he and wife joined Elliots church; freeman, May 29, 1644; rem. abt. 1650 to Watertown, Mass., living at what is now the corner of Belmont and Grove Streets in the present town of Belmont; aptd. shepherd on E. side Beaver Brook, 1680; died Apr. 11, 1684. He married Ann, probably dau. Simon and Joan Stone, who d. May 1, 1680, "aged 78 years" says her tombstone, but this is error if she was the dau. of Simon. Children:
  • i. LYDIA,(2) m. Oct. 30, 1656, Jonathan Whitney of Sherborn, Mass.
  • ii. 2. JOSIAH, b. 1643.
  • iii. PHEBE, b. Jan. 21, 1645-6; d. July 6, 1650, "by a scald."
  • iv. SHUBAEL, b. July 1, 1651.

    2. JOSIAH,(2) JONES (Lewis,(1)) was born in Roxbury, Mass., 1643; Lieut. and Capt. of Watertown, Mass., Militia; selectman 6 times, 1685-1709; freeman, Apr. 18, 1690; lived in that part of the town of Watertown which is now Weston and was first deacon of the Weston Church; had an interest in mills on Stony Brook and a farm near the Sudbury line; died Oct. 9, 1714. He married, Oct. 2, 1667, Lydia, dau. Nathaniel and Sufferance (Haynes) Treadway, who d; Sept. 17, 1743, ae. 95. Children, born in Watertown:
    • i. LYDIA,(3) b. Sept. 25, 1668; m. Jan. 2, 1687-8, Nathaniel Coolidge, Jr.
    • ii. JOSIAH, b. Oct. 20, 1670; d. Dec. 21, 1734: m. abt. 1693, Abigail Barnes.
    • iii. MARY, b. Dec. 10, 1672; m. July 3, 1693, Lieut. John Brewer of Sudbury, Mass.
    • iv. NATHANIEL, b. Dec. 31, 1674; m. (1) Mary ---------, and sett. in Worcester, Mass.; m. (2) ------- Flagg.
    • v. SAMUEL b. July 9, 1677 ; d. Jan. 6, 1717-18; m. May 9, 1700, Mary Woolson.
    • vi. JAMES, b. Sept. 4, 1679; d. Sept. 14, 1770; m. Sarah Moore.
    • vii. SARAH, b. Feb. 6, 1681; m. May 26, 1704, John Warren.
    • viii. ANNA, b. June 28, 1684; m. Dea. Joseph Mixer.
    • ix. 3. JOHN, b. Mar. 19, 1686-7.
    • x. ISAAC, bapt. May 25, 1690; m. at Colchester, Conn., July 11, 1717, Hannah Welles; sett. later, in Bolton, Conn., and d. Feb. 15, 1782.

      3. JOHN,(3) JONES (Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Watertown, Mass., Mar. 19, 1686-7; res. in Weston, Mass.; carpenter; deacon for many years; died Dec. 8, 1773. He married, Dec. 8, 1714, Mehitable, dau. Capt. Benjamin and Mehitable (Hawkins) Garfield, b. Dec. 7, 1687; d. bef. 1763. Children, born in Weston, Mass.:
      • i. JOHN,(4) b. Oct. 31, 1716; m. Apr. 7, 1738, Anna Mixer; sett. in Dover, Mass.
      • ii. EUNICE, b. Sept. 5, 1718; d. Aug., 1719.
      • iii. EUNICE, b. 1719; m. (int.) July 10, 1754, Caleb Myrick.
      • iv. JOSEPH, b. Sept. 22, 1720,; d. Oct. 11, 1720.
      • v. BENJAMIN b. Sept. 22, 1720; m. Jan. 7, 1747-8, Sarah Smith.
      • vi. ANNA, b. Jan. 1, 1722-3; d. July 10, 1748.
      • vii. ABRAHAM, b. Feb. 13, 1725-6; m. Dec. 26, 1749, Mercy Gale.
      • vii. 4. EZRA, b. Apr. 13, 1727.
      • ix. ABIGAIL, b. July 4, 1729.
      • x. BEULAH, b. Mar. 24, 1730-1; d. Dec. 15, 1748.

        4. EZRA,(4) JONES (John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Weston, Mass., Apr. 13, 1727; rem. abt. 1749 to Barre, Mass., and was prominent in the affairs of that town; on committee which reported resolutions on the circular letter from Boston, 1773; Capt. of Militia Co., 1775; died May 29, 1808. He married, May 25, 1749, Elizabeth, dau. Nathaniel and Abigail (Mead) Jennison, bapt. May 23, 1731; d. Aug. 25, 1820. Children, born in Barre, Mass.:
        • i. 5. EZRA,(5) b. Apr. 13, 1752.
        • ii. JOHN, b. Feb. 23, 1754; Dartmouth Coll., 1779; a J. J. of Barre, m. May 29, 1796, Hannah Ruggles of Hardwick.
        • iii. JOEL b. May 4, 1756; d. June 21, 1757.
        • iv. ANNA, b. June 23, 1758; d. Mar. 16, 1759.
        • v. ABRAHAM, b. Nov. 18, 1760; Dartmouth Coll., 1778; d. June 14, 1790.
        • vi. ABIGAIL, b. Mar. 30, 1762; perhaps, m. Jan. 23, 1777, Dr. John Williams of Lebanon, N. H.
        • vii. NATHANIEL, b. Jan. 7, 1765; d. Aug. 28, 1832; m. May 5, 1788, Arrathusa Gates.
        • viii. MARY, b. Jan. 5, 1767; d. Oct. 27, 1779.
        • ix. ELISHA, b. Apr. 19, 1777.
        • x. ELIZABETH, d . Dec. 28, 1763.

          5. EZRA,(5) JONES (Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Barre, Mass., Apr. 13, 1752; rem. abt. 1772 to Claremont, N. H. and was there prominent; often moderator; selectman seventeen years, 17881809 (14 times first selectman); Representative, 1800--1--2 and 1815-1617; proprietor of Waitsfield; called Major; died at Claremont, Aug. 11, 1841. He married (1) Oct. 15, 1772, Susannah, dau. Matthias and Susannah (Chadwick) Stone, b. Sept. 6, 1755; d. Mar. 5, 1780; (2) July 26, 1781, Esther Roys, probably dau. Benedict and Esther Roys, b. Feb., 1760; d. July 2, 1826, (3) May 21, 1828, Mary Farrar Caldwell, b. May 16, 1789; d. Jan. 18, 1879. She was dau. Joseph and Lydia (Stone) Farrar of Barre, Mass. Children, born in Claremont, N. H.:
          • i. ELIZABETH,(6) b. Feb. 2, 1773; d. Sept. 15, 1855; m. Ezra Glidden of Unity, N. H.
          • ii. 6. EZRA, b. Mar. 23, 1775.
          • iii. 7. JENNISON, b. Jan. 1, 1777.
          • iv. 8. MATTHIAS STONE, b. Apr. 12, 1778.
          • v. JOEL, b. Dec. 15, 1779; d. Feb. 11, 1781.
          • vi. CAROLINE, b. Apr. 27, 1782; d. Dec. 1, 1803; m. Isaac Hubbard, of Claremont.
          • vii. NATHANIEL, b. July 4, 1783; d. Mar. 29, 1866, at Royalton, Vt., He res. many years at Northfield. Chn.:
            • Roys,(7)
            • George,
            • Elisha,
            • Henry,
            • Cynthia,
            • Nathaniel,
            • Orena.
          • viii. ROYS, b. Oct. 28, 1784; d. Apr. 16, 1857; m. May 26, 1810, Lydia, dau. Joseph and Lydia (Stone) Farrar of Barre, Mass., b. Mar. 4, 1784; res. Claremont.
          • ix. G. AUGUSTUS, b. Mar. 16, 1786; d. Aug. 4, 1790.
          • x. 9. HENRY, b. Jan. 8, 1788. xi. ESTHER, b. Mars 14, 1790; d. Oct. 4, 1791. xii. FANNY, b. Apr. 3, 1792; d. Sept. 27, 1882; m. David Parker of Vergennes, Vt. xiii. CHARLES, b. July 1, 1794; d. May 10, 1843, m. Sept., 1817, Ann Cobb. xiv. ABRAHAM, b. June 5, 1797; d. June 16, 1844, in Lemington, Vt.; m. June 25, 1818, Susan, dau. Capt. Simeon Long of Nantucket.

            6. EZRA,(6) JONES (Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Claremont, N. H., Mar. 23, 1775, came to W. in I797; lived near the Common, lot 106; town clerk, 1804, 1807-9; treasurer, 1802; selectman, 1816-18; died Dec. 12, 1845. He married, July 16, 1801, Hannah, dau. Elias and Marcy (Goss) Taylor, b. Oct. 2, 1781; d. June 3, 1855. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. child, b. Mar. 19, 1802; d. Nov. 15, 1803.
            • ii. EZRA,(7) b. Nov. 16, 1804; Middlebury Coll., 1831; Andover Theol., 1834; Congl. and Presbyterian minister; died at Phelps, N. Y., May, 4, 1888; m. (1) Sept. 18, 1834, Cynthia Richards, dau. Nicholas and Sally, b. at Bakersfield, Vt., Oct. 28, 1806; (2) Apr. 2, 1862, Henrietta S. (Riddle) Harrington.
            • iii. ELIAS TAYLOR, b. Mar. 9, 1806; d. Feb. 26, 1821.
            • iv. ESTHER, b. Dec. 26, 1807; m. Edmund Manley of Dorset, Vt.
            • v. SUSANNAH, b. Sept. 22, 1809; m. Oct. 13, 1833, Milton Fisher of Cabot, Vt.
            • vi. MARIA, b. Apr. 8, 1811; d. Nov. 14, 1811.
            • vii. HORACE SKINNER, b. May 10, 1814; sett. in Coventry, Vt., 1838 and in Barton, Vt. 1882; died May 19, 1896; rep. from Coventry, 1852, Asst. Judge Co. Court, 1872-76; m. (1) May 27, 1838, Betsey, dau. William Joslin, and wid. of Ginethon Skinner; (2) Harriet S., dau. William Joslin, who d. Dec. 24, 1898.
            • viii. child, d. July, 1812, ae. 18 days.
            • ix. CHARLES, b. Oct. 26, 1815; d. at Barre, Vt., Dec. 24, 1866, m. Sept. 7, 1842, Harriet, dau. Henry and Amelia (Dutton) Dewey, b. Aug. 19, 1818. No issue.
            • x. LOUISA, b. Jan. 2 1817; d. at Dorset, Vt., Oct. 6, 1898, unm.
            • xi. CATHERINE, b. Dec. 31, 1817; m. Nov. 29, 1842, Edward Barnard of Barton, Vt.
            • xii. FOSTER T., d. Feb. 27, 1820, ae. 6 mos.
            • xiii. HANNAH, b. Nov. 3, 1820; m. Oct. 30, 1861, Homer m. Johnson of Rupert, Vt.
            • xiv. LUCRETIA, b. Apr. 5, 1824; m. Dec. 9, 1852, Amos Batchelder of Peru, Vt.
            • xv. HENRY ELIAS, b. Dec. 19, 1826; d. Apr. 25, 1832.

            7. JENNISON,(6) JONES (Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Claremont, N. H., Jan. 1, 1777; came to W., 1797, and settled on lot 76; prepared valuable data on early history of the town; justice of the peace 36 yrs.; Rep., 1827, 28; town clerk, 1827; treasurer, 1815 to 1822; selectman, 1807-9, 1823-4, 1830, 1838-9; died Dec. 22, 1852. He married Philena, dau. Jonathan Phinney and Keziah (Barrows) Holmes of Claremont, b. Mar. 30, 1782; d. Jan. 5, 1858. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. CAROLINE,(7) b. Oct. 1, 1803; m. Sept. 3, 1828, Asahel Rider.
            • ii. WILLIAM, b. June 6, 1805; d. July 7, 1805.
            • iii. ELIZA, b. July 31, 1806; m. Mar. 30, 1826, Ira Bates.
            • iv. 10. HARRY, b. Dec. 17, 1808.
            • v. MARY, b. Feb. 27, 1811; m. Aug. 19, 1835, Elijah Seaver of Moretown, Vt.
            • vi. ALVIRA, b. Jan. 26, 1815; d. unm.
            • vii. 11. ORVIS, b. Dec. 15, 1817.
            • viii. RUTH, b. Apr. 4, 1820; d. Sept. 6, 1822.
            • ix. ANN, b. Aug. 25, 1825; d. Sept. 22, 1825.

            8. MATTHIAS STONE,(6) JONES (Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(3) Lewis,(1)) was born in Claremont, N. H., Apr. 12, 1778: came to W., 1798, and sett. on lot 58 but rem. soon to lots 84 and 86 and late in life built a house in the village; a leader in the town; selectman, 1810-11, 1814, 1822, 1826-27; auditor 14 times; justice 35 yrs. ; treas., 1835; town clerk, 1816 to 1825; Rep., 1817 to 1820, 1824 to 1826; delegate to Const. Conventions, 1822 and 1835;, Sept., 1814, was captain of a company that marched for Plattsburgh; died June 25, 1851. He married (1) Aug. 18, 1807, Betsey, dau. Joseph and Dorothy (Osgood) Joslin, b. Feb. 27, 1789; d. Oct. 2, 1835; (2) Mary, dau. Thomas and Mary (Spencer) Prentis, who m. (2) Artemas Brown and d. July 13, 1884. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. 12. HIRAM,(7) b. June 26, 1808.
            • ii. BETSEY, b. Mar. 19, 1810; m. Jan. 13, 1830, Dan Richardson.
            • iii. FANNY, b. July 3, 1812; m. Dec. 29, 1836, Harry Jones.
            • iv. LUCIA, b. July 31, 1815; m. (1) Mar. 1, 1860, Luther M. Martin of Brookfield, Vt.; (2) Uriel Clark of Brookfield.
            • v. 13. MATTHIAS STONE, b. Aug. 20, 1818.
            • vi. MARY ANN, b. Aug. 25, 1820; d. Mar. 12, 1832.
            • vii. ALONZO, b. July 3, 1823; d. Apr. 26, 1825.
            • viii. EDWIN ALONZO, b. June 3, 1825; physician; d. Oct. 18, 1854, without issue; m. Mary Brown, who m. (2) Rev. Rodney H. Howard.
            • ix. LOREN WASHBURN, b. July 9, 1827; merchant at W., Montpelier, Vt., and Somerville, Mass.,; died Sept. 19, 1887; m. (1) Apr. 10, 1850, Mary Jane, dau. Cyrus and Calista (Campbell) Joslin, b. Feb. 20, 1829, d, July 10, 1853, (2) Mar. 30, 1854, Susan C. Tenny of Windsor, Vt., who m. (2) Rev. Rodney H. Howard, Ch.:
              • M. Jennie,(8) b. June 25, 1853, m. Sept. 1, 1880,
              • Philip J. McGrath of Somerville, Mass.
            • x. MARY ANN, b. Jan. 13, 1832; m. May 20, 1854, Orville M. Tinkham of Pomfret, Vt.
            • xi. infant, b. Oct. 2, 1835; d. same day.

            9. HENRY,(6) JONES (Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in Claremont, N. H., Jan. 8, 1788; res. in W., 1809, until 1829, when he rem. to Cabot, Vt. ; minister. He married Lucy, dau. of Simeon Sartwell of Charlestown, N. H. Children, first five born in Waitsfield:
            • i. LUCY SARTWELL,(7) b. Oct. 25, 1818; m.---------- Robinson.
            • ii. MIRANDA, b. Feb. 7, 1820.
            • iii. CYNTHIA, b. Aug. 11, 1821.
            • iv. CHARLES, bapt. Oct. 21, 1821.
            • v. CLARISSA, b. Sept. 22, 1823; d. Aug. 4, 1825.
            • vi. HENRY, b. in Cabot, Apr. 19, 1832.
            • vii. HARRIET, m. -------- Dodd.
            • viii. CAROLINE, m. --------- Maxwell.

              10. HARRY,(7) JONES (Jennison,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Dec. 17, 1808; Capt. Militia Co.; died Jan. 5, 1898. He married, Dec. 29, 1836, Fanny, dau. Matthias S. and Betsey (Joslin) Jones, b. July 3, 1812; d. Dec. 3, 1893. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. WATSON IRVING,(8) b. Jan. 21, 1839; d. Aug. 12, 1840.
              • ii. EDWARD CARLOS, b. May 16, 1841; res. Sharon, Vt.; m. Dec. 13, 1874, Clara J. Clifford.
              • iii. ALBERT CARLIE, b. Nov. 8, 1844; m. Oct. 12, 1867, Henrietta A. Sterling. Chn.:
                • Edwin A.,(9) b. May 25, 1868, d. Sept. 15, 1868;
                • Flora M., b. Dec. 14, 1869,;
                • Mary A., b. Nov. 4, 1871;
                • Fred E., b. Oct. 18, 1873;
                • Fanny B., b. Jan. 12, 1879.
              • iv. BETSEY ANN, b. Apr. 1, 1846; m. Dec. 7, 1870, Ziba Hamilton McAllister.
              • v. LOREN WATSON, b. Apr. 13, 1848; d. Oct. 10, 1874, unm.

              11. ORVIS,(7) JONES (Jennison,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Dec. 15, 1817; selectman, 1857; died Jan. 22, 1892. He married, June 15, 1843, Roxey, dau. Thomas and Hannah (Cheney) Prentis, b. Nov. 26, 1823; d. June 5, 1901. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. ADDIS L.,(8) b. July 17, 1855, d. Oct. 17, 1871.
              • ii. MYRA ISADORE, b July 3, 1860; m. May 1, 1902. Fred C. Carroll.

              12. HIRAM,(7) JONES (Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., June 26, 1808; selectman, 1841-43, 1846, 1852, 1863-65, 1870; often moderator; chairman of committee that recommended bounties and extra pay for soldiers enlisting from W. 1862; Rep., 1840, '41, '42; Asst. Judge, Washington Co. Court, 1855-6; died Mar. 9, 1872. His farm lay in lots 114 and 123. About 1865 he removed to the village. He married, Oct. 6, 1835, Laura Louise, dau. Jason and Betsey (Ingraham) Carpenter, b. Oct. 15, 1812; d. May 17, 1882. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. 14. CHARLES EDWARD,(8) b. May 2, 1838.
              • ii. 15.WALTER ALONZO, b. July 27, 1840.
              • iii. GEORGE MYRON, b. Dec. 30, 1843; enlisted, Nov. 28, 1863; Co. H. 2nd U. S. S. S.; killed at the Wilderness May 6, 1864.
              • iv. HIRAM EDGAR, b. Mar. 18, 1849; res. Cedar Rapids Iowa; furniture mfgr. and merchant m. (1) Dec. 7, 1876, Elizabeth Obrien, who d. Sept. 25, 1879; (2) May 17, 1884, Alice Ilgenfritz. Ch.: Isabelle C.,(9) b. Nov. 2, 1877, m. May 1, 1907, Herbert E. Fleming of Chicago, Ill.
              • v. LAURA ELLEN, b. Mar. 18, 1849; d. May 27, 1863.
              • vi. ALICE L., b. Dec. 26, 1851; d. June 21, 1863.

              13. MATTHIAS STONE,(7) JONES (Matthias Stone,(6)Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Aug. 20, 1818; merchant; died Nov. 22, 1859. He married, Sept. 2, 1846, Lucy P. Huse, who m. (2) Nov. 14, 1866, Isaac H. Alger of Stowe, Vt., and died 1903. Ch.:
              • i. CLARA A.,(8) b. June 4, 1848; m. Feb. 14, 1869, Henry Sargent of Stowe.

                14. CHARLES EDWARD,(8) JONES (Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., May 2, 1838; moderator fifteen years, 1878 to 1906; selectman, 1873-74, 1881, 1884-86, 1890-92; Asst. Judge Washington Co. Court, 1892-98. He married, Sept. 17, 1860, Amanda M., dau. Bethuel and Lucy (Bushnell) Joslin, b. July 23, 1840; d. Feb. 9, 1908. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. ABBIE L.,(9) b. Jan. 21, 1862; a teacher, Chicago, Ill.
                • ii. son, b. Apr. 28, 1863; d. May 19, 1863.
                • iii. LAURA A., b. June 29, 1864; a teacher.
                • iv. 16. GEORGE MYRON, b. Apr. 5, 1866.
                • v. LUCY CARPENTER, b. Oct. 3, 1868; d. Nov. 8, 1888.
                • vi. 17.EDWARD HIRAM, b. Dec. 11, 1872.

                15. WALTER ALONZO,(8) JONES (Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., July 27, 1840. He was graduated from Barre (Vt.) Academy in 1860 and from the Berkshire Medical College in 1865; practiced his profession at Fabius, N. Y., for a short time but returned to W. about 1867 and in 1869 entered the mercantile business which engrossed his attention until his death, Feb. 9, 1892. He was chairman of town auditors, 1873 to 1890; supt. of schools, 1875 to 1886; Rep. 1880 to 1884; State Senator, 1888 to 1890; delivered historical address at Centennial of the town, 1889. He married, Nov. 17, 1869, Elvira, dau. Jedediah and Naomi (Joslin) Bushnell, b. Mar. 24, 1840; d. July 2, 1903. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. 18. MATT BUSHNELL, b. May 15, 1871.
                • ii. 19. WALTER EDWIN, b. Apr. 15, 1874.

                  16. GEORGE MYRON,(9) JONES (Charles Edward,(8) Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Apr. 5, 1866; deacon Congl. ch.; frequently on School Board; he owns the old Shubal Burdick farm in lot 129. He married, Mar. 8, 1893, Roena H., dau. Horatio N. Atwood of Woodstock, Vt., b. Jan. 27, 1867. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. EARL ATWOOD,(10) b. Jan. 15, 1896.
                  • ii. MARION ATWOOD, b. Oct. 21, 1899.

                  17. EDWARD HIRAM,(9) JONES (Charles Edward,(8) Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Dec. 11, 1872. He married (1) Mar. 9, 1897, Kate G., dau. William H. and Fannie C. (Davis) Haselton, b. July 8, 1877; d. May 16, 1903, (2) Oct. 1, 1908, Myrtie Guptil of Waterbury, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. CLYDE,(10) b. Nov. 10, 1897.
                  • ii. CHARLES K., b. May 16, 1903.

                  18. MATT BUSHNELL,(9) JONES (Walter Alonzo,(8) Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., May 15, 1871; graduated at St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Academy, 1890; A. B. Dartmouth Coll., 1894; L. L. B. Harvard Law School, 1897; practices his profession in Boston, Mass.; resides m. Newton, Mass. He married, in Northampton, Mass., Sept. 12, 1899, Grace Angeline, dau. Luther Leland and Elvira (Matthews) Smith, b. July 25, 1870. Children, born in Newton, Mass.:
                  • i. WALTER LELAND,(10) b. June 11, 1902.
                  • ii. CATHARINE BUSHNELL, b. Nov. 22, 1903.
                  • iii. MATT BUSHNELL, b. Nov. 30, 1906.

                  19. WALTER EDWIN,(9) JONES (Walter Alonzo,(8) Hiram,(7) Matthias Stone,(6) Ezra,(5) Ezra,(4) John,(3) Josiah,(2) Lewis,(1)) was born in W., Apr. 15, 1874; merchant; St. Johnsbury Academy, 1894. He married, Sept. 19, 1899, Jessica Maria, dau. Chester M. and Mary (Haley) Baker of St. Johnsbury, Vt., b. Aug. 29, 1875; d. Feb. 24, 1908. Ch.:
                  • i. RUTH BAKER,(10), b. Apr. 9, 1902, in Waitsfield.


SILAS JONES came from Swanzey, N. H., about 1821 and rem. abt. 1840 to Fayston, Vt. Married Cylena Abernethy, who d. Feb. 8, 1874, ae. 84. Ch.: i. HENRY C., m. Jan. 28, 1829, Abigail Lamson of Fayston.
JOHN F. JONES was born in Plymouth, Eng., abt. 1815, son of John F. and Mary Ann Jones; private Co. G, 6th Vt. Vols.; tailor; died Nov. 28, 1864, ae. 49. He married (1) Nov. 21, 1856, Elvira, dau. Daniel Thomas of Fayston, Vt., who d. May 18, 1859, ae. 25; (2) Oct. 19, 1863, Mrs. Sarah J. Hoyt, dau. Samuel Dana. Children:
  • i. HERBERT DANIEL,(2) b. Sept. 21, 1857; m. Sept. 21, 1881, Jennie A., dau. Alfred Joslin.
  • ii. HENRY FRANKLIN, b. Apr. 14, 1859; d. Apr. 2, 1890; m. Sarah A. Tunnicliff. Ch.: John E.,(3) b. Apr. 23, 1886; d. June 14, 1903.

HOLLAND JONES, son of Abijah and Ivanna (Allen) Jones, was born in Turner, Me., Oct. 16, 1825. He was for many years a resident of W., but returned to Turner, where he died Dec. 2, 1884. He enlisted from W., in Co. H. 2nd U. S. Sharp Shooters. He married, June 12, 1852, Lovina Ann, dau. Elisha Benton and Betsey (Cutler) Richardson of W., b. June 18, 1833; d. at Orono, Me., Feb. 9, 1900. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. EVA L., b. Mar. 11, 1853; m. Mar. 24, 1874, Wilbur G. Towne of Port Norfolk, Va. Chu.: Etta, May, Bernice.
  • ii. FRANK H., b. Aug. 20, 1854.
  • iii. LAURA Z., b. Apr. 20, 1857.
  • iv. LILLIAN M., b. Jan. 17, 1860; m. Mellen P. Shaw of Turner Center, Me.
  • v. RICHARDSON E., b. Feb. 3, 1867.


JOSLIN, JOSLYN.


Various branches of this family have adopted different spellings of the name but in these records the older form of Joslin is used. 1. THOMAS,(1) JOSLIN came from London to Hingham, Mass., in the ship Increase, 1635; proprietor of Hingham, 1637 ; rem. to Marlborough, Mass., and thence to Lancaster, Mass., where he and his son Nathaniel signed the covenant for the formation of the town, Sept. 12, 1654; died Jan. 11, 1660-1. He married Rebecca (Marlowe?) b. 1592. She m. (2) May 16, 1664, William Kerley. Children, born in England:
  • i. ABRAHAM,(2) a sailor; died abt. 1670, at Lancaster, say some authorities, at sea, say others; m. Beatrice --------, who m. (2) Benj. Bosworth.
  • ii. REBECCA, b. 1617.
  • iii. DOROTHY, b. 1624.
  • iv. 2. NATHANIEL, b. 1627.
  • v. ELIZABETH, b. 1629.
  • vi. MARY, b. 1634.

    2. NATHANIEL(2) JOSLIN (Thomas,(1)) was born in Eng. 1627 early settler of Lancaster, Mass., but after its destruction by Indians in 1675 he rem. to Marlborough, Mass. ; freeman, 1673; died Apr. 3, 1694. He married, 1656, Sarah, dau. Thomas King of Marlborough, who died July 2, 1706. Children, born in Lancaster, Mass.:
    • i. child, b. July 15, 1657; d. next day.
    • ii. NATHANIEL,(3) b. June 21, 1658; d. June 8, 1667.
    • iii. SARAH, b. July 15, 1660.
    • iv. DOROTHY, b. June 1, 1662.
    • v. 3. PETER, b. Feb. 22, 1665-6.
    • vi. ELIZABETH, b. June 7, 1667.
    • vii. REBECCA, b. May 14, 1672.
    • viii. MARTHA, named in her fathers will.
    • ix. NATHANIEL, named in his fathers will.

      3. PETER(3) JOSLIN (Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Feb. 22, 1665-6; a man of considerable prominence in the civil, military and religious life of Lancaster; captain; deacon, 1715, until his death, Apr. 8, 1759. He married (1) Sarah, dau. John Howe. They had a son Peter(4) b. Dec. 8, 1686 and two other chn., all of whom with the mother were massacred by Indians, July 18, 1692, while Capt. Joslin was absent from home. He married (2) Joanna, dau. Josiah Whitcomb, b. Jan. 8, 1673-4; d. Sept. 24, 1717; (3) Hannah, dau. Joseph Farwell and wid. of Sam'l Woods, b. Jan. 20, 1667-8; d. Aug. 14, 1739; (4) Martha, wid. Josiah Wheeler, b. 1679; d. May 21, 1748. Children, born in Lancaster, Mass:
      • i. 4. PETER,(4) b. abt. 1700.
      • ii. JOANNA, bapt. 1708; prob. the Joanna "of Lancaster," who m. in Concord, Mass., Nov. 22, 1722, Thomas Houghton.
      • iii. SARAH, bapt. 1708, prob. the Sarah of Lancaster, who m. in Concord, Nov. 22, 1722, John Sawyer.
      • iv. REBECCA, bapt. 1708.
      • v. DEBORAH, bapt. 1708; m. July 4, 1733, Joseph Wilder.
      • vi. JOHN, bapt. Dec. 10, 1710.
      • vii. ABIGAIL, bapt. Aug. 2, 1773.
      • viii. DOROTHY, bapt. Dec. 26, 1714; d. Apr. 20, 1732.

        4. PETER(4) JOSLIN (Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., abt. 1700, died 1771. He married, Apr. 30, 1724, Alice, dau. Samuel and Hannah (Farwell) Woods, b. Sept. 26, 1700; d. Sept. 23, 1784. Children, born in Lancaster, Mass.:
        • i. PETER,(5) b. Dec. 7, 1724; m. Dec. 10, 1748, Elizabeth Greenleaf of Bolton, Mass.
        • ii. ALICE, b. Sept. 25, 1726; m. (int.) Mar., 1746, Abijah Houghton.
        • iii. 5. NATHANIEL, b. Nov. 11, 1729.
        • iv. HESTER, b. Sept. 11, 1731.
        • v. JOSEPH, b. May 19, 1733.
        • vi. SAMUEL, b. May 19, 1738; m. Oct. 1, 1767, Abigail Wilder.

          5. NATHANIEL(5) JOSLIN (Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Nov. 11, 1729; died May 26, 1806. He married (1) Nov. 30, 1752, Martha, dau. Jonas and Thankful (Wheeler) Fairbanks, b. Jan. 13, 1732; d. Feb. 13, 1768; (2) September 5, 1770, Sarah Bennett; perhaps m. (3) Mary "relict of Nathaniel Joslin, died at house of Cyrus Fairbank, Feb. 18, 1825, ae. 88." Children, born in Lancaster, Mass.:
          • i. 6. JOSEPH,(6) b. Mar. 18, 1753.
          • ii. NATHANIEL, bapt. July 15, 1755.
          • iii. REBECCA, bapt. Dec. 4, 1757; perhaps the ch. of N. J., who d. Dec. 26, 1757.
          • iv. SARAH, b. June 15, 1760; m. Feb. 5, 1782, John Bennett of Weathersfield, Vt.
          • v. MARY, bapt. Apr. 10, 1763; m. Dec. 11, 1782, Asa Carter.
          • vi. MARTHA, bapt. Sept. 8, 1765; m. Aug. 23 (or 30), 1786, Benjamin Wyman.
          • vii. ELIZABETH, bapt. Apr. 26, 1772, m. July 17, 1793, Samuel Wilder 3rd.
          • viii. JONAS, bapt. Apr. 10, 1774; d. Aug. 5, 1838; m. Jan. 27, 1796, Betsey Beaman.
          • ix. PETER, bapt. Mar. 31, 1776; d. June 20, 1802, unm.

            6. JOSEPH(6) JOSLIN (Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Mar. 18, 1753; rem. abt. 1781 to Weathersfield, Vt., and followed his sons to W., abt. 1806; died Mar. 7, 1819. He married, July 20, 1775, Dorothy, dau. Joseph and Elizabeth (Carter) Osgood, b. Sept. 22, 1754; d. Nov. 30, 1844. Children:
            • i. 7. JOSEPH,(7) b. Jan. 23, 1776, in Lancaster, Mass.
            • ii. 8. JAMES, b. Mar. 22, 1777.
            • iii. 9. LUKE, b. Dec. 10, 1778.
            • iv. 10. WILLIAM, b. Oct. 27, 1780.
            • v. EZRA, b. Feb. 10, 1783, in Weathersfield, Vt.; res. Bethel, Vt.; died at W., June, 1811; m. 1808, Sarah Ainsworth, who d. 1862. Chn.:
              • Edward,(8)
              • Elvira,
              • Ezra.
            • vi. NATHANIEL, b. Apr. 15, 1785.
            • vii. DOROTHY, b. May 10, 1787; m. Apr. 3, 1814, Orson Skinner.
            • viii. BETSEY b. Feb. 27, 1789; m. Aug. 18, 1807, Matthias Stone Jones.
            • ix. 12. HOOKER, b. Apr. 21, 1791.
            • x. MINERVA, b. Jan. 13, 1793; m. Jan. 23, 1814, Daniel Skinner. xi. CYRUS, b. May 23, 1795. xii. 13. EMILY, b. Jan. 5, 1798; m. Mar. 10, 1818, Horatio Rider.

              7. JOSEPH (7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Jan. 23, 1776; sett. in W., abt. 1798, and occupied a farm in lots 75 and 77; died July 17, 1865. He married (1) in Weathersfield, Vt., Feb. 13, 1800, Betsey Chamberlain, who d. Mar. 24, 1807, ae. 27; (2) 1808, Nancy ----------- who d. Mar. 13, 1813, ae. 33; (3) July 8, 1817, Abigail Taylor, who d. Apr. 28, 1865, ae. 74 yrs. 1 mo. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. 14.JENNISON,(6) b. Jan. 27, 1801.
              • ii. 15.LUKE, b. Mar. 12, 1803.
              • iii. HIRAM, b. Aug. 3, 1805, d. July 21, 1888; m. Dec. 25, 1836, Harriet McAulay; rem, abt. 1846, to Berlin, WIS.
              • iv. BETSEY, b. Jan. 21, 1807; m. Dec. 20, 1829, Francis Wilder.
              • v. ARATHUSA, b. Feb. 17, 1809; m. Nov. 25, 1838, Benjamin Reed, Jr.
              • vi. CALISTA, b. Feb. 13, 1810; m. Jan. 2, 1838, James Selleck.
              • vii. FLORILLA, b. Jan. 9, 1812; m. Nov. 16, 1840, Siloam S. Spaulding of Roxbury, Vt.
              • viii. 16.EZRA OSGOOD, b. Feb. 18, 1818.
              • ix. 17. ALMON, b. July 31, 1819.
              • x. a daughter, b. Nov. 27, 1821; d. Jan. 23, 1822.
              • xi. 18. ALFRED, b. Oct. 23, 1822.
              • xii. MELISSA EMELINE, b. Nov. 26, 1824; m. (1) Nov. 9, 1847, John Andrews of Lowell, Mass.; (2) Dec. 2, 1858, Rufus Buckln.
              • xiii. EDWIN, b. Mar. 16, 1827; d. Mar. 2, 1834.

              8. JAMES(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Mar. 22, 1777; came to W. about 1797; selectman, 1813-14, 1820, 1827-28, 1841; died Apr. 7, 1845; marched in Waitsfield Co. to Plattsburgh, Sept., 1814. He married in Weathersfield, Vt., 1796, Naomi, dau. Oliver and Mehitable (Porter) Diggins (Dickens), b. June 20, 1779; d. Jan. 13, 1845. Children, born in Waitsfield.
              • i. 19. JAMES,(8) b. Feb. 24, 1797.
              • ii. TIMOTHY, b. June 10, 1799; m. Jan. 14, 1828, Melona, dau. Levi Wilder, b. Oct. 30, 1803; rem. early to Brownington, Vt. Chn.; Lucelia L.,(9) b. Nov. 23, 1828; Ann E., b. Feb. 7, 1830; Celestai E., b. Dec. 6, 1831, d. Mar. 31, 1832; Charles H., b. Jan. 29, 1833, d. July 19, 1834; Wilder T., b. May 13, 1835; Charles E., b. Apr. 14, 1837; Sophia M., b. Fe3b. 21, 1835; Ahira O., b. June 17, 1842; Jared A., b. Dec. 1, 1844.
              • iii. NAOMI, b. Dec. 29, 1801; m. July 2, 1829, Jedediah Bushnell.
              • iv. LUCY, b. Apr. 22, 1803; m. Dec. 11, 1823, Salmon Rice.
              • v. 20. BETHUEL, b. Mar. 25, 1805.
              • vi. MATTHIAS, b. Aug. 19, 1807; a missionary amound the Mississippi Indians; died Nov. 21, 1833; at Dwight, Cherokee Nation, Miss.; m. Oct. 4, 1832, Sophia M. Palmer of Thetford, Vt. Ch. Maria Jane,(9) b. July 28, 1833.
              • vii. ELVIRA, b. Aug. 20, 1809; d. June 19, 1810.
              • viii. ELVIRA, b. Aug. 21, 1811; d. Feb. 9, 1832.
              • ix. AHIRA, b. June 17, 1813; d. at Belvidere, Ill., Mar., 1842; m. Feb. 13, 1839, Keziah, dau. Nathan Stowell.
              • x. MARIA, b. Aug. 9, 1815; m. Jan. 30, 1832, Franklin Reed. xi. MIRANDA, b. June 28, 1816; d. July 29, 1821. xii. child, died Mar. 20, 1820. xiii. 21. CYREN, b. Feb. 11, 1820.

              9. LUKE(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Dec. 10, 1778-9; came to W., 1805-6; his farm lay in lot 103; died May, 1834. He married at Weathersfield, Vt., Dec. 10, 1805, Lydia Graves. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. SAMUEL ANDERSON,(8) b. Jan. 17, 1808; res. Brownington, Vt.; died Mar. 1, 1873; m. Feb. 8, 1840, Elmira Dale. Chn.:
                • Almira Fidelia,(9) b. Feb. 21, 1841;
                • Rollin Orlando, b. Sept. 21, 1842;
                • Ferona Celestia, b. Apr. 29, 1845;
                • Evaline Marietta, b. June 15, 1847;
                • Fannie Louise, b. May 28, 1849;
                • Wilder Josiah, b. Mar. 22, 1858.
              • ii. ALMIRA, b. Jan. 26, 1810; m. July 14, 1833, Ira O. Knapp of Montpelier, Vt.
              • iii. AURILLA, b. Dec. 6, 1811; m. May 3, 1838, John B. Bisbee.
              • iv. LYDIA MELINDA, b. Feb. 11, 1813; m. Dec. 17, 1834, Rev. Hiram D. Hodge of Marshfield, Vt.
              • v. LOUISA, b. Feb. 6, 1815; d. Mar. 16, 1873, unm.
              • vi. CALVIN JEWETT, b. Sept. 10, 1818; May 1, 1848, Olive Gleason.
              • vii. FANNY SPOFFORD, b. Sept. 20, 1820; d. 1898, unn.
              • viii. LUKE, b. July 2, 1823; rem. to Porter, Wis., in 1855, and thence to Lebanon, Mo.; m. Feb. 18, 1846, Joanna A. Ford. Chn.:
                • Caro Elizabeth,(9) b. Oct. 6, 1848;
                • Wilbert C., b. Aug. 7, 1850;
                • Luke W., b. May 19, 1852;
                • David D., b. June 14, 1854;
                • Mary A., b. Apr. 20, 1856;
                • Charles E., b. Oct. 11, 1858;
                • Walter H., b. Jan. 19, 1860;
                • Hattie E., b. Dec. 30, 1860;
                • Archie C., b. Nov. 26, 1862.

              10. WILLIAM(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Lancaster, Mass., Oct. 27, 1780; physician; studied medicine with Dr. Corbin of Newport, N. H.; came to W. abt. 1805-6; died June 23, 1834. He married Rebecca Perry of Newport, who died Dec. 25, 1850, ae. 69. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. WILLIAM,(8) b. May 5, 1806; rem. to Brownington, Vt., 183; m. Nov. 22, 1832, Abigail, dau. Levi and Lovina (Skinner) Wilder, who d. Apr. 1, 1858. Chn.:
                • Genethon S., b. Jan. 27, 1834, d. May, 1834;
                • Myron, b. Mar. 25, 1835;
                • Genethon S., b. Nov. 30, 1836;
                • Helen Rebecca, b. Jan. 12, 1839;
                • Pomona Wilder, b. July 15, 1841;
                • Stephen P., b. May 9, 1843,
                • Frederick R, b. May 9, 1845, d. 1850.
              • ii. JENNISON, b. May 4, 1807; d. May 22, 1807.
              • iii. 22. STEPHEN PERRY, b. Sept. 10, 1808.
              • iv. HUBBARD, b. Mar. 5, 1810; d. Oct. 19, 1890, unm; sett., 1840, in Brownington, Vt. and in 1845 went to Derby Line, where he was prominent as a business man.
              • v. BETSEY, b. Oct. 16, 1811; m. (1) Aug. 18, 1833, Ginethon Skinner; (2) May 27, 1838, Horace S. Jones. She d. Apr. 2, 1845.
              • vi. son, b. Mar. 2, 1813; d. same day.
              • vii. son, b. Jan. 8, 1814; d. same day.
              • viii. AMARIAH CHANDLER, b. Feb. 4, 1816; rem. to Brownington, Vt.; died Oct. 12, 1877; m. (1) Oct. 2, 1839, Clarissa P., dau. Levi and Lovina (Skinner) Wilder, b. Sept. 14, 1813, d. July 3, 1851; (2) Oct. 3, 1851, Marietta Hinman, who d. Aug. 8, 1860; (3) Harriet H. Hinman. Chn.:
                • Charles,(9) b. Mar. 20, 1841, d. Oct. 18, 1845;
                • Clarissa P., b. Mar. 28, 1846;
                • Charles H., b. July 18, 1854;
                • Sherman A., b. Apr. 4, 1857;
                • Marietta H., b. June 8, 1860.
              • ix. HARRIET, b. Dec. 17, 1818; m. Horace S. Jones.
              • x. son, b. Aug. 4, 1820; d. same day.
              • xi. REBECCA b. June 6, 1821; d. June 7, 1821.
              • xii. daughter, b. Sept. 25, 1822; d. same day.
              • xiii. LAURA W., b. Dec. 24, 1823; d. Aug. 16, 1824.

              11. NATHANIEL(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peters,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., Apr. 15, 1785; came to W. abt. 1810; rem. later to Elk Grove, McHenry Co., Ill., where he died Mar. 22, 1864. He married, Feb. 10, 1807, Charlotte Grout, b. Aug., 1787; d. Apr. 30, 1846. Children:
              • i. 23. NATHANIEL GRAVES,(8) b. Aug. 5, 1807.
              • ii. JOSEPH OSGOOD, b. Mar. 11, 1809; res. Fayston and Johnson, Vt.; m. Nov. 29, 1835, Marian, dau. Garinter and Hannah (Olcott) Hastings, b. July 17, 1812; d. Nov. 17, 1844. After her death he joined the Shaker colony at Enfield, N. H. Chn.:
                • Oliver Tarbel, (9) b. Dec. 24, 1836;
                • Sarah Z., b. Dec. 12, 1838;
                • Emily Graves, b. May 23, 1841;
                • Mary Ann, b. Oct. 3, 1843.
              • iii. MERETTA, b. Mar. 13, 1811; m. Sept. 10, 1833, Henry S. L. Chandler.
              • iv. ZANETTE, b. Oct. 22, 1813; d. Oct., 1835.
              • v. LORENZO DOW, b. Feb. 28, 1816; d. Mar. 18, 1885; m. Jan. 10, 1843, Lucretia E., dau. Tohn and Lois (Whitney) Campbell, b. Mar. 24, 1819; d. July 29, 1849. Ch.:
                • Hattie L.(9)
              • vi. ALBERT MONTREVILLE, b. July 3, 1819; rem. to Elk Grove, Ill., and Geneva Lake, Wis., m. Sept. 16, 1847, Maria E., dau. Peter Nourse. Ch.:
                • Ella Maria,(9) b. Oct. 20, 1854.
              • vii. CHARLOTTE, b. May 17, 1822; m. Luther S. Burnham.
              • viii. ASA FAYETTE, b. Sept. 4, 1824; res. Chicago, Ill.,; m. Elvira Bradley.
              • ix. ELISHA WHITE, b. Jan. 2, 1827; d. 1829.

              12. HOOKER(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., Apr. 21, 1791; came to W. with his father; rem. abt. 1846 to Seneca, Ill., where he died, Aug. 16, 1847. He married, Jan. 26, 1816, Lucia, dau. Paul and Belinda (Childs) Davidson, b. Feb. 20, 1795; d. Jan. 2, 1881. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. 24. CORNELIUS EMERSON,(8) b. Nov. 8, 1816.
              • ii. MINERVA, b. Aug. 22, 1818; m. Dec. 15, 1836, Paschal Stowell.
              • iii. OSGOOD, b. July 20, 1820; rem. to Marengo, Ill.; m. Apr. 13, 1847, Mary Frances Kimball, b. May 10, 1826. Chn.:
                • Irene A.,(9) b. Nov. 7, 1848;
                • Georgianna M., b. Aug. 13, 1851;
                • Everett Osgood, b. Nov., 17, 1856.
              • iv. BELINDA, b. June 3, 1822, m. Jan. 8, 1843, Joel Waterman.
              • v. LUCIA ANN, b. July 5, 1824; d. Aug. 7, 1825.
              • vi. LEONARD BENNETT, b. Apr. 18, 1826; rem. to Oskosh, Wis.; m. Jan. 6, 1853, Lamora Melvina Marks. Chn.:
                • Ida L.,(9) b. Feb. 8, 1853;
                • Inez E., b. June 10, 1855;
                • Della M., b. May 25, 1859;
                • Cora L., b. Aug. 14, 1860;
                • Elmer L. b. Oct. 4, 1862;
                • Fred C., b. Feb. 6, 1869;
                • Wiltse A., b. Nov. 8, 1872;
                • Leda L., b. Sept. 22, 1875.
              • vii. LUCIA ANN, b. Mar. 7, 1827; m. Jan. 6, 1852, Dennis W. Carpenter; (2) Sept. 28, 1864, George W. Hicks.
              • viii. ALZINA, b. Nov. 6, 1830; m. James Woodruff of Chippewa Falls, Wis.
              • ix. DOROTHY M., b. Oct. 14, 1832; d. Aug. 10, 1834.
              • x. WALDO W., b. Apr. 5, 1835; rem. to Marengo, Ill.; m. Sept. 1, 1858, Anna m. Diggins. Chn.:
                • Nora A., b. Aug. 24, 1859, d. Dec. 19, 1862;
                • Wilmer R., b. Dec. 12, 1861;
                • Nellie A., b. Mar. 5, 1863;
                • Walter D., b. July 2, 1869;
                • Edith M., b. Oct. 3, 1882.
                xi. BETSEY JONES, b. July 12, 1837. xii. EDWARD O., b. Feb. 5, 1839; d. Feb. 23, 1841.

              13. CYRUS(7) JOSLIN (Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4)Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., May 22, 1795; came to W. with his father; died Mar. 23, 1866; town clerk, 1846-47; selectman, 1842-4, 1848-9. He married, Apr. 20, 1824, Calista, dau. John and Lois (Whitney) Campbell, b. Sept. 20, 1801; d. Feb. 26, 1887. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. CALISTA EUGENIA,(8) b. Dec. 2, 1824; m. July 15, 1846, John Waldron Richardson.
              • ii. LOUISA ROWENA, b. Jan. 8, 1826; d. Sept. 30, 1901, unm.
              • iii. MIRAETTE MINERVA, b. July 2, 1827.
              • iv. MARY JANE, b, Feb. 20, 1829; m. Apr. 10, 1850, Loren Washburn Jones.
              • v. GILMAN CYRUS, b. July 24, 1831; res. Kasson, Minn.; m. Mar. 12, 1855, Mary Jane, dau. Hiram Stephens. Chn,: Elbert E.,(9) b. Feb. 29, 1856; Melvin C., b. Oct. 15, 1858; Hattie M., b. Feb. 15, 1860; Hubert D., b. Aug. 9, 1865; Fred E., b. May 10, 1868; Charles C. b. May 8, 1870, Myrtle M., b. Aug. 7, 1872; Hiram B., b., July 7, 1876.
              • vi. JOHN CAMPBELL, b. June 23, 1833; d. July 2, 1860.
              • vii. BETSEY MOLINA, b. Nov. 9, 1836.
              • viii. DOROTHY ANGELINA, b. Jan. 4, 1839; d. Aug. 30, 1839.
              • ix. 25. DAVID OSGOOD, b. Aug. 30, 1840.
              • x. EDWARD OSCAR, b. Dec, 15, 1842.

                14. JENNISON(8) JOSLIN (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Jan. 27, 1801; died, Mar. 24, 1888. He married, Mar. 13, 1833, Eliza, dau. John and Betsey Woodbury of Baltimore, Vt., b. June 12, 1811; d. Oct. 26, 1884. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. MARY ADALINE,(9) b. Dec. 2, 1833; d. Oct. 3, 1851.
                • ii. THERON ADELBERT, b. Oct. 23, 1835; d. May 16 1859.
                • iii. MARIA THERESA, b. May 7, 1839; d. Aug. 16, 1840.
                • iv. THERESA ELIZA, b. Aug. 29, 1841,; m. Jan. 7, 1868, George W. Fisher.
                • v. CORINTHA AUGUSTA, b. Sept. 13, 1843; d. Mar. 10, 1892; m. May 20, 1875, John Seabury of Waterbury, Vt.

                15. LUKE(8) JOSLIN (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Mar. 12, 1803; rem. to Morrisville, Vt., and thence to Waterbury, Vt.; died May 8, 1892. He married, Mar. 13, 1827, Eliza Waterman. Children:
                • i. MYRAETTE,(9) b. Nov. 16, 1827; m.------ Baldwin.
                • ii. FRANCIS W., b. Mar. 11, 1830; m. -------; d. Feb. 4, 1895.
                • iii. GEORGE D., b. May 3, 1832; m. Mar. 22, 1870, Emeline Sheridan. Chn.:
                  • Lila M.(10) b. Jan. 27, 1871; Ernest E., b. June 19, 1874;
                  • Myrtie L., b. Aug. 16, 1876;
                  • Bertha E., b. July 2, 1884.
                • iv. MARTHA J., b. June 1, 1836; d. Sept. 22, 1897.
                • v. BETSEY M., b, June 19, 1838; m. -------- Grout.
                • vi. F. ADALINE, b. Nov. 20, 1842; m. Lucius Merrill Tyler.
                • vii. EDWIN, b. Oct. 20, 1844; d. July 11, 1862.
                • viii. EMMA A., b. June 10, 1851; m. ---------- Manning.

                16. EZRA OSGOOD(8) JOSLIN (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W. Feb. 18, 1818; died Oct. 13, 1881. He married (1) June 26, 1842, Eliza Ann, dau. Luther and Susan (Leland) Durant, b. Mar. 8, 1824; d. Sept. 21, 1846; (2) Apr. 3, 1851, Harriet A., dau. Crowell and Almira (Pease) Matthews, b. May 2, 1830. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. CHARLES DURANT,(9) b. June 20, 1846; res. Detroit, Mich.; lawyer; m. Julia A., dau. Alpha A. Atherton of Wtby., Vt. Chn.:
                  • Max A.(10) b. Jan. 17, 1874;
                  • Alice E., b. Sept. 6, 1875;
                  • Louise D., b. June 24, 1877.
                • ii. ELLEN E., b. May 18, 1852; teacher, Detroit, Mich.
                • iii. HARRIET I., b. Mar. 3, 1854; m. Aug. 29, 1883, Charles F. Ainsworth.
                • iv. MARY E., b. Feb, 24, 1856; teacher, Minneapolis, Minn.
                • v. HENRY, b. Aug. 1, 1858; d. June 6, 1861.
                • vi. ELMER E., b. July 3, 1862; d. Sept. 29, 1896, unm.
                • vii. IRENE, b. Apr. 26, 1866; teacher, Minneapolis, Minn.

                17. ALMON(8) JOSLIN (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., July 31, 1819; for many years overseer of the poor; selectman, 1853. He married (1) June 23, 1842, Sarah Relief, dau. Julian and Relief (Hitchcock) Dumas, b. Oct. 14, 1821; (2) Oct. 27, 1887, Mrs. Miranda (Bowen) Tisdale. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. EMILY ANNETTE,(9) b. Dec. 22, 1842; m. Feb. 8, 1859, Lucius D. Savage.
                • ii. EDWIN EUGENE, b. Aug. 9, 1844; Co. H., 2nd U. S. S. S., and 4th Vt. Vols. ; res. Montpelier, Vt.; m. (1) Mar. 23, 1867; Welthea F. Seabury, who d. Feb. 22, 1870; (2) Jan. 26, 1875, Mary A. Sawyer. Chn.:
                  • Jesse E.(10) b. Aug. 30, 1867;
                  • Bertrand L., b. Sept. 16, 1868.
                • iii. 33. FERDINAND R., b. Apr. 20, 1849; m. June 10, 1907, Mary W., dau. John C. Gleason; res. Omaha, Neb.
                • iv. HARRIET A., b. Feb. 16, 1852; m. Sept. 22, 1884, Edwin C. Persons.
                • v. MYRAETTE D., b. Apr. 14, 1854; d. July 7, 1855.
                • vi. LIZZIE M., b. July 8, 1856; m. Oct. 21, 1880 Charles Henry Newcomb.
                • vii. 26. JULIAN JOSEPH, b. Jan. 30, 1861.

                18. ALFRED(8) JOSLIN (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Oct. 23, 1822; occupied his fathers farm for many years but removed late in life to Barre, Vt., where he now resides. He married, May 4, 1847, Esther Ann, dau. Salmon and Lucy (Joslin) Rice, b. Dec. 10, 1824; d. July 1, 1892. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. GEORGE A.,(9) b. June 30, 1848; successful business man; res. Omaha, Neb.; m. Sept. 24, 1874, Sarah Hannah, dau. James and Calista (Joslin) Selleck, b. Apr. 14, 1851. Ch.:
                  • Clifton Howard(10) b. June 28, 1875, d. Oct. 8, 1875.
                • ii. CLARENCE, b. Dec. 15, 1855; res. Montreal, Canada. Chn.:
                  • Pearl E.(10) b. Sept. 8, 1882;
                  • Alfred, b. May 10, 1887;
                  • George H., b. Oct. 9, 1889.
                • iii. 27. FRED A., b. Feb. 7, 1858.
                • iv. JENNIE A., b. Jan. 12, 1862; m. Sept. 21, 1881, Herbert D. Jones.
                • v. ELWIN, b. Nov. 3, 1863; d. Apr. 12, 1879.

                19. JAMES(8) JOSLIN (James,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(2) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Feb. 24, 1797; died Mar. 29 (30), 1849. He married, Dec. 27, 1829, Orpha, dau. Benjamin and Jerusha (Diggins) Reed, b. Jan. 26, 1798, d. May 3, 1874. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. MARCELLA,(9) b. July 7, 1830; m. May 8, 1850, Edwin A. Dumas.
                • ii. 28. CASSIUS, b. Sept. 27, 1831. iii EMOGENE, b. June 28, 1833; m. Richard F. Carleton, and d. Nov. 6, 1891. Chn.:
                  • Carrie B.(10) b. Feb. 7, 1863, m. Oct. 10, 1885,
                  • Charles W. Richardson;
                  • Grace M. b. Feb. 18, 1874.
                • iv. J. MONROE, b. Oct. 8, 1834; m. Jan. 3, 1861, Ella M., dau. Yorrick C. W. and Maria (Hunt) Hastings. He rem. to Morrisville, Vt., and d. 1904.
                • v. 29. WILBUR W., b. Nov. 23, 1840.

                20. BETHUEL(8) JOSLIN (James,(7)Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Mar. 25, 1805; died May 20, 1887. He married, May 16, 1837, Lucy, dau. Doud and Lucy (Joyce) Bushnell, b. Mar. 26, 1807; d. Sept. 26, 1876. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. MARTICIA A.,(9) b. Sept. 24, 1838; d. Mar. 12, 1844.
                • ii. AMANDA M., b. July 24, 1840, m. Sept. 17, 1860, Charles Edward Jones.
                • iii. Lucy B., b. Oct. 9, 1843.
                • iv. AHIRA BETHUEL, b. Aug. 6, 1847; d. May 19, 1860.
                • v. JAMES ABNER, b. Sept. 20, 1849; res. Fitchburg, Mass.; m. Dec. 27, 1877, Ida M. Abbott. Chn.:
                  • Edith,(10) b. Dec. 13, 1878;
                  • Harold, b. June 27, 1883.

                21. CYREN(8) JOSLIN (Janes,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Feb. 11, 1820; sett. in Hardwick, Vt., and removed later to Morrisville, Vt., where he died, Jan. 27, 1884. He married, Apr. 26, 1842, Lydia E., dau. Robert and Lydia (Dow) Leach, b. June 23, 1822. Children:
                • i. EDGAR ALBERGENE, (9) b. Jan. 31, 1845; d. Jan. 6, 1893; res. Boston, Mass.; m. Oct., 1875, Maria Theresa, dau. Joseph and Rebecca (Rolfe) Ilsley of Portland, Me., b. Sept. 19, 1844, d. Apr. 2, 1900. Ch.: Leonora Ilsley, b. Dec. 1, 1883.
                • ii. EDWARD OSCAR, b. July 20, 1846; m. (1) Jan. 26, 1870, Edna A., dau. Cornelius Emerson and Josette (Dumas) Joslin, b. Oct. 17, 1847, d. 1870; (2) Nov., 1875, Luella, dau. Simeon Bridge. Ch.: Edna A.,(10) b. Nov. 21, 1870.
                • iii. CYREN ROBERT, b. Oct. 20, 1850; d. Nov. 3, 1853.
                • iv. FRED HERBERT, b. Sept. 15, 1853; res. Randolph, Vt.; m. Oct. 1873, Edna, dau. Aaron Fales of Randolph.
                • v. GERTRUDE L., b. Nov. 17, 1863; m. ---------- Robinson.

                22. STEPHEN PERRY(8) JOSLIN (William,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Sept. 10, 1808; selectman, 1850-51; died Apr. 28, 1893; successful farmer and owned old Elias Taylor farm in lots 86 and 88. He married, Feb. 6, 1837, Ruth Pitkin, b. Aug. 22, 1813; d. May 13, 1908. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. 30. ORRIN HUBBARD,(9) b. Apr. 2, 1838.
                • ii. SOPHIA PITKIN, b. June 25, 1839.
                • iii. HARRIET, b. Dec. 30, 1840; d. Aug. 1, 1865.
                • iv. EMILY CHRISTINE, b. July 11, 1842; m. Mar. 30, 1870, J. B. Crane of Middlebury, Vt., and d. Dec. 13, 1879.
                • v. AMELIA A., b. Oct. 8, 1844; Feb. 5, 1868, Chester W. Ward of Johnson, Vt.
                • vi. 31. ORAMEL SMITH, b. Sept. 23, 1846.
                • vii. ELDORA WINONA, b. Mar. 3, 1853; m. J. E. Crane of Middlebury.

                23. NATHANIEL GRAVES(8) JOSLIN (Nathaniel,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Aug. 5, 1807; selectman, 1846-48; died June 28, 1874; owned the old Wait farm and resided in the village. Married, Apr. 22, 1841, Lovina, dau. Roderick and Anna (Davis) Richardson, b. Apr. 1, 1814; d. May 11, 1882. Ch.:
                • i. LEWIS R.,(9) b. Feb. 12, 1843 in W.; farmer and merchant; d. Mar. 21, 1896; m. May 1, 1873, Fanny L. Kirkpatrick. Chn.:
                  • Annie Lovina,(10) b. Aug. 3, 1874, d. Mar. 19, 1894;
                  • Lewis Elliot, b. Nov. 6, 1877, res. Boston Mass.;
                  • Mary Fances b. May 13, 1886, m. Dec 30, 1906,
                  • Hugh Watson; Reuben R. b. Nov. 6, 1890, d. Feb. 11, 1905.

                24. CORNELIUS EMERSON(8) JOSLIN (Hooker,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Nov. 8, 1816; selectman, 1844-45, 1847, 1857-58, 1869; died July 30, 1887. He married, Sept. 23, 1841, Josette, dau. Julian and Relief (Hitchcock) Dumas, b. June 23, 1817; d. Jan. 16, 1891. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. GERTRUDE LYCINTHIA,(9) b. Aug. 18, 1842; d. June 20, 1864.
                • ii. LESLIE OSGOOD, b. May 23, 1844; d. May 1, 1864.
                • iii. EDNA ALZINA, b. Oct. 17, 1847; m. Jan. 26, 1870, Edward Oscar Joslin.
                • iv. EVA OPHELIA, b. Mar. 5, 1853; m. Aug. 31, 1875, Dr. Clarence Jean Allen.
                • v. LUCIA RELIEF, b. Sept. 4, 1856; m. Jan. 28, 1883, Burton Dewey Bisbee.
                • vi. ANNIE MARIA, b. Aug. 31, 1858; m. Sept. 13, 1879, Nelson D. Phelps.

                25. DAVID OSGOOD(8) JOSLIN (Cyrus,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Aug. 30, 1840; has lived for many years on the original Benj. Wait, Jr., farm, in lots 131 and 132. He married, Aug. 10, 1865, Sarah Eliza, dau. Merrill and Zelinda (Whitcomb) Tyler, b. Oct. 24, 1843; d. Dec. 24, 1896. Children, born in Waitsfield.
                • i. CLAYTON TYLER,(9) b. June 27, 1867; res. Holliston, Mass.; m. Sept. 21, 1891, Isabella M. Palmer. Ch.: Ralph P.,(10) b. July 22, 1892.
                • ii. JOHN CAMPBELL, b. June 28, 1869; res. Wakefield, Mass.; m. Dec. 25, 1906, Etta Smith of Chester, Conn.
                • iii. DAVID CLEMENT, b. July 18, 1871; m. Nov. 24, 1892, Harriet M. Avery. Chn.:
                  • Earl O. (10) b. Dec. 26, 1893;
                  • Olin A., b. Aug. 5, 1895;
                  • Jessica Sarah, b. Oct. 29, 1899;
                  • Winifred, b. Nov. 25, 1903;
                  • Harry A., b. Apr. 16, 1907.
                • iv. WALTER CYRUS, b. Nov. 18, 1872.
                • v. BERTHA SARAH, b. Dec. 28, 1874; m. Dec. 22, 1908, Charles W. Johnson of Newport, N. H.
                • vi. BLANCHE LAURA, b. Aug. 29, 1877.

                  26. JULIAN JOSEPH(9) JOSLIN (Almon,(8) Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Jan. 30, 1861. He married, Nov. 25, 1882, Carrie B., dau. George H. and Elmina A. (Shepard) Hastings, b. May 12, 1865, d. Jan. 3, 1904. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. GEORGE B., (10) b. Aug. 10, 1883; res. Newton, Mass.
                  • ii. child, b. July 23, 1885; d. July 26, 1885.
                  • iii. FRANCES E., b. Sept. 1, 1886.

                  27. FRED A.(9) JOSLIN (Alfred,(8) Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born Feb. 7, 1858; rem. Nov., 1899, to Northfield, Vt. He married (1) June 11, 1881, Cora, dau. Daniel Bacon of Nfd., who d. June 29, 1899, ae. 41 y., 7 m., 24 d.; (2) Nov. 8, 1900, Ina, dau. William C. Dana, b. Feb. 16, 1875. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. ETHEL MAY,(10) b. Feb. 21, 1882; d. Jan. 6, 1898.
                  • ii. EDA I., b. May 19, 1884.
                  • iii. JUNE JENNIE, b. June 1, 1886.
                  • iv. CLYDE F., b. Jan. 5, 1890.
                  • v. ROSE, b. Aug. 10, 1891; d. July 22, 1896.
                  • vi. ELWIN D., b. Oct. 29, 1893.
                  • vii. CLIFTON EVERETT, b. Dec., 1895.

                  28. CASSIUS (9) JOSLIN (James,(8) James,(7)Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Sept. 27, 1831; occupies the farm that his father and grandfather occupied before him. He married, Sept. 8, 1856, Abigail L., dau. Samuel and Nancy (Lockwood) Chipman, b. July 27, 1836; d. May 30, 1902. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. JOSHIE ELBERT(10) b. Aug. 3, 1860; d. Apr. 12, 1864.
                  • ii. WILL CASSIUS, b. July 22, 1862; res. Somerville, Mass.; m. Aug. 17, 1896, Zena Ann Royal.
                  • iii. KARL SAMUEL, b. Nov. 10, 1867.
                  • iv. HOWARD FULTON, b. Dec. 27, 1870.
                  • v. MAUDE CHIPMAN, b. Mar. 19, 1877; m. Aug. 6, 1903, Henry E. Foster of N. Y. City.
                  • vi. GRACE REED, b. July 22, 1879.

                  29. WILBUR W.(9) JOSLIN (James,(8) James,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Nov. 23, 1840. He married, Jan. 13, 1862, Alice B., dau. John and Mary (Leach) Waterman, b. Jan. 13, 1842. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. LOUIS WILBUR;(10) b. Max. 5, 1864; d. Jan. 4, 1890.
                  • ii. HERBERT J., b. Nov. 29, 1868.
                  • iii. JAMES ROBERT, b. Apr. 13, 1873.

                  30. ORRIN HUBBARD(9) JOSLIN (Stephen Perry,(8) William,(7)Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Apr. 2, 1838. He married, Sept. 8, 1868, Caroline Samantha, dau. Anson and Joanna (Barnard) Fisk, b. Nov. 22, 1837; d. Feb. 4, 1888. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. 32. STEPHEN ERVIN,(10) b. June 5, 1870.
                  • ii. MABEL RUTH, b. Aug. 22, 1871.
                  • iii. FIDELIA LOUISE, b. Jan. 25, 1873.

                  31. ORAMEL SMITH(9) JOSLIN (Stephen Perry,(8) William,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Sept. 23, 1846; selectman, 1891-94; Rep., 1894-5. He married, Jan. 9, 1878, Julia G. Bailey, b. Sept. 15, 1850. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. FRANCES CAROLINE(10) b. Mar. 12, 1880; d. Mar. 26, 1898.
                  • ii. GEORGIANNA B., b. July 31, 1881; d. Apr. 14, 1898.
                  • iii. EMILY CHRISTINE, b. Dec. 24, 1882.
                  • iv. STEPHEN PERRY, b. Mar. 24, 1885.
                  • v. PERRY BAILEY, b. Mar. 19, 1890.

                    32. STEPHEN ERVIN(10) JOSLIN (Orrin Hubbard, (9) Stephen Perry,(8) William,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born in W., Jan. 5, 1870; provision dealer. He married, Dec. 5, 1894, Elizabeth E., dau. William Ward of Duxbury, Vt., b. Dec. 19, 1864. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                    • i. WARD ERVIN,(11) b. Nov. 5, 1895.
                    • ii. RUTH MARY, b. Apr. 20, 1897.
                    • iii. DWIGHT WILLIAM, b. Feb. 18, 1899.
                    • iv. RALPH HERBERT, b. Jan. 10, 1901.
                    • v. FRANK HUBBARD, b. Aug. 27, 1907.

                    33. BERTRAND L.(10) JOSLIN (Edwin Eugene,(9) Almon,(8) Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Nathaniel,(5) Peter,(4) Peter,(3) Nathaniel,(2) Thomas,(1)) was born Sept. 16, 1868. He married, Nov. 24, 1892, Mary A., dau. John Gunnison and Sarah (Bates) Lewis, b. Feb. 10, 1870. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                    • i. HAROLD,(11) b. June 11, 1893.
                    • ii. LEON, b. Feb. 27, 1895.
                    • iii. EVELYN H., b. July 5, 1896.

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