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.


MIX.


JESSE Mix was born abt. 1760-1; Rev. soldier; sett. in W. as early as 1793; rem. after 1821 to Fayston, Vt., where he died, May 8, 1842. He married, at Braintree, Vt., Nov. 23, 1793, Polly, dau. John and Rachel Burk. After the death of her husband she rem. to Moriah, N. Y. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. BETSEY, b. June 18, 1799.
  • ii. POLLY, b. Aug. 27, 1802.
  • iii. JESSE, b. Apr. 27, 1805.
  • iv. LUTHER, b. Apr. 19, 1807.
  • v. LYMAN, b. Nov. 25, 1810.

MORIARTY.


1. PATRICK(2) MORIARTY (John,(1)), son of John Moriarty, was born in Ardfert Parish, Co. Kerry, Ireland; came to America in 1847, and settled in W.; rem. abt. 1870 to Northfield, Vt. He married ---------- Crane. Children, born in Ireland:
  • i. 2. MICHAEL(3) b. Jan., 1832.
  • ii. ELLEN, b. Jan., 1834; m. 1863, Martin Dooley of Burlington, Vt.
  • iii. JOHN, b. 1836; res. Nfd.; m. 1862, Kate Dooley.
  • iv. MARY, b. 1838; m. 1868, Isaac Catherin of Nfd.
  • v. JULIA, b. 1841; m. 1867, William Gibson of Austin, Nev.

    2. MiCHAEL(3) MORIARTY (Patrick(2) John(1)) was born in Ardfert Parish, Jan., 1832, and came to W. with his parents. He married (1) Jane McAvoy; (2) Hannah Ryan, who d. May 11, 1904, ae. 67. Children:
    • i. ANNIE J.(4) b. Oct. 12, 1857; m. 1878, Albert H. Bowen of Windsor, Vt.
    • ii. CHARLES E., b. 1859; m. 1891, Florence A., dau. Stephen C. and Hannah (Campbell) Dana. Chn.:
      • Sidney D,(5) b. Nov. 12, 1894, d. Dec. 30, 1894; Dorris E., b. Oct. 5, 1896; Raymond James, b. Nov. 5, 1898; Donald Campbell, b. Jan. 27, 1903; Kermit Ryan, b. Mar. 15, 1906; Merlin Charles b. Jan. 27, 1908.
      • iii. MARY, d. Nov. 29, 1884, ae. 21.
      • iv. JULIUS C., b. 1865; m. Jan. 1, 1902, Nettie, dau. Foster S. Dana. Ch.: Richard(5) b. Mar. 15, 1903.
      • v. JULIA, b. Aug. 11, 1865; m. 1884, Henry Russ; d. Oct. 16, 1888.
      • vi. JOHN, b. 1861; res. Helena, Montana.
      • vii. WILLIAM, b. 1867; d. 1868.
      • viii. NELLIE, b. 1869; m. 1898, Joseph B. Ryan of Bethel, Vt.
      • ix. JAMES, b. 1871; res. Butte, Montana.
      • x. FRANCES, b. 1876; d. 1879.

1. DANIEL(1) MORIARTY was born in Ireland, 1835, and died in Waitsfield, Dec. 2, 1899. He married Winifred Kelty. Children:
  • i. ANNIE, b. Apr. 27, 1867.
  • ii. 2. WALTER HENRY; b. Mar. 15, 1870.
  • iii. DANIEL FRANKLIN, b. Jan. 7, 1872.

    2. WALTER HENRY(5) MORIARTY (Daniel,(1)) was born in Waitsfield, Mar. 15, 1870; lumber manufacturer and owner of the mills in the village; selectman, 1904-5-6. He married, Feb. 3, 1904, Alice, dau. Michael and Jane Taylor of Moretown, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. FRANCIS WALTER(3) b. Apr. 14, 1906.
    • ii. DANIEL JOHN, b. Aug. 13, 1907.

NEILL.


1. EDWARD E. NEILL, son of James Neill, was born in Ireland, 1856. He owns the old Aaron Minor farm in lot 90. He married, Nov. 1, 1888, Eliza J., dau. James H. and Nancy (Baird) Baird, b. Dec. 23, 1859. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. FLORENCE THERESA, b. Dec. 31, 1889.
  • ii. THERON, b. Mar. 26, 1896.
  • iii. PAULINE, b. June 4, 1900.
  • iv. HERBERT JAMES, b. July 7, 1901.

    2. JOSEPH H. NEILL, son of James Neill, was born in Ireland, 1865. He owns the old Capt. John Campbell farm. He married, Jan. 28, 1895, Mary, dau. Jeremiah and Julia (Pembrook) Ryle, b. 1864. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. LEROY, b. Mar. 25, 1896.
    • ii. CHARLES, b. Jan. 17, 1898.
    • iii. JULIA, b. Oct. 17, 1899.

NEWCOMB.


1. FRANCIS(1) NEWCOMB, came to New England in the Ship Planter, 1635, "age 30," with wife Rachel, age 20, and two children; sett. in Boston but removed in three years to Mt. Wollaston, later called Braintree, Mass. He died May 27, 1692. Children:
  • i. RACHEL,(3) b. 1632-3.
  • ii. JOHN, b. 1634; d. in Braintree, Mar. 21, 1722; m. (1) Ruth ---------, (2) Elizabeth ----------.
  • iii. HANNAH, bapt. Aug. 15, 1637; m. Jan. 8, 1657-8, James Thorp of Dedham, Mass.
  • iv. MARY, b. Apr. 1, 1640; m. Sept. 10, 1657, Samuel Deering.
  • v. SARAH, b. June 30, 1643.
  • vi. JUDITH, b. Feb. 16, 1645-6.
  • vii. 2. PETER, b. May 16, 1648.
  • viii. ABIGAIL, b. Aug. 16, 1651.
  • ix. LEAH, b. Aug. 30, 1654; m. William Price.
  • x. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 26, 1658; m. July 31, 1677, John Pidge of Dedham.

    2. PETER(2) NEWCOMB (Francis(1)) was born in Braintree, Mass., May 16, 1648, and died there, May 20, 1725. He married (1) June 26, 1672, Susannah, dau. Richard and Sarah Cutting of Watertown, Mass.; (2) Mary -----------, who died May, 1738. Children, born in Braintree, Mass.:
    • i. SUSANNAH,(3) b. June 22, 16734; m. Apr. 5, 1699, Benjamin Hobart.
    • ii. RACHEL, bapt. Aug. 31, 1675; d. Feb. 5, 1678.
    • iii. PETER, b. May 5, 1678; d. young.
    • iv. RACHEL, bapt. June 15, 1680; m. Feb. 24, 1703, William Everett of Dedham, Mass.
    • v. SARAH, bapt. Jan. 4, 1682-3; m. --------- Hobart.
    • vi. 3.JONATHANt b. Mar. 1, 1685-6.
    • vii. PETER b. July 29, 1689; sett. in Pawtucket, R. I.; m. Jan. 1, 1711-12, Mary Humphrey.
    • viii. RICHARD, bapt. Mar. 14, 1694; d. young.
    • ix. RICHARD, b. Mar. 17, 1704; d. July 9, 1728.

      3. JONATHAN(3) NEWCOMB (Peter,(2) Francis,(1)) was born in Braintree, Mass., Mar. 1, 1685-6; rem. to Norton, Mass., 1728; died in service on Louisburg Expedition, 1745, his will was proved Nov. 11, 1745. He married Deborah, who died Nov., 1780, ae. 95. Children, born in Braintree, Mass.:
      • i. JONATHAN,(4) b. May 13, 1711; d. Nov. 19, 1802; m. (1) May 3, 1737, Mercy Everett; (2) Apr. 4, 1771, Ruth Blanchard.
      • ii. DEBORAH, b. May 16, 1713; m. Mar. 20, 1745-6, Jonathan Hodges.
      • iii. JOSEPH, b. July 2, 1716; soldier, 1749; d. Oct. 2, 1778; m. Oct. 3, 1745, Judith Pratt.
      • iv. BENJAMIN, b. Apr. 9, 1719; soldier; 1757, d. 1801; m. Nov. 24, 1743, Mercy Everett.
      • v. 4. WILLIAM, b. July 21, 1721.
      • vi. JUDITH, b. Feb. 23, 1724; m. May 23, 1748, Bliss Tolman of Stoughton, Mass.
      • vii. SAMUEL, b. Sept. 1, 1725-6; soldier, 1749-57; d. 1802; m. Apr. 13, 1758, Mary Hedges, widow of George Mowry.
      • viii. SARAH.

        4. WILLIAM(4) NEWCOMB (Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Braintree, Mass., July 21, 1721; soldier in S. Wetherell's Co. from Norton, Mass., 1757; died Mar. 17, 1790. He married, Mar. 20, 1755, Mary, dau. John Barney of Norton. She died June 11, 1812. Children, born in Norton, Mass.:
        • i. ABIGAIL,(5) b. Feb. 3, 1756; m. Sept. 3, 1801, Asa Copeland.
        • ii. DEBORAH, b. May 22, 1757; d. Mar. 24, 1801, unm.
        • iii. MARY, b. May 1, 1759; d. 1845, unm.
        • iv. 5. WILLIAM, b. Aug. 8, 1761.
        • v. HANNAH; b. Mar. 22, 1764; d. Feb., 1847, unm.
        • vi. RICHARD, b. July 1, 1766; d. Sept. 10, 1852; m. Sept. 15, 179--, Betsey Knowles.
        • vii. MATILDA, b. Nov. 1, 1768; m. Feb. 15, 1795, Ebenezer Falch of Mansfield, Mass.
        • viii. BETSEY, b. Aug. 19, 1771; m. Richard Field.

          5. WIILIAM(5) NEWCOMB (William,(4) Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Norton, Mass., Aug. 8, 1761, rem. to Sutton, Mass., 1788; Shelburne, Mass., 1795; Swanzey, N. H., 1802, and Fayston, Vt., 1808; Rev. soldier; died Sept. 8, 1841. He married, at Sutton, June 23, 1790, Rachel Briggs, b. in Norton, Mar. 25, 1764; d. Sept. 8, 1843. Children:
          • i. POLLY,(6) b. May 11, 1791; m. Mar. 16, 1813, Wells Hitchcock.
          • ii. BETSEY, b. June 23, 1793; m. Nov. 5, 1820, Stebbins Hitchcock.
          • iii. WILLIAM, b. Mar. 11, 1796; d. Oct. 8, 1797.
          • iv. 6. CHARLES, b. Jan. 1, 1801.
          • v. 7. HOSEA, b. Nov. 28, 1803.
          • vi. EMILY B., b. July. 17, 1808; d. Mar. 10, 1810.

            6. CHARLES(6) NEWCOMB (William,(5) William,(4) Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., Jan. 1, 1801; sett. in W.; carpenter and wheelwright; died Nov. 14, 1882. He married, Nov. 13, 1823, Fanny, dau. Gaius and Sarah (Wells) Hitchcock, b. Nov. 25, 1800; d. Mar. 5, 1883. Children:
            • i. WILLIAM FREDERICK,(7) b. Aug. 30, 1824; sett. in Brooklyn, N. Y., and Farmingdale, L. I.; m. (1) May 16, 1847, Louisa J., dau. Darius Gleason, b. May 6, 1829, d. Sept. 23, 1851; (2) Feb. 3, 1852, Lestina A. Thayer.
            • ii. BETSEY AMELIA, b. Nov. 18, 1825; d. Apr. 30, 1826.
            • iii. 8. JAMES SEYMOUR, b. Oct. 23, 1827.
            • iv. FANNY DIANTHA, b. Aug. 25, 1829.
            • v. HARRIET ANJINETTE, b. May 13, 1831; m. Mar. 7, 1852, Charles Edgerton of Nfd.
            • vi. CHARLES EDWIN, b. Dec. 19, 1832; sett. in Lawrence, N. Y.; m. (1) Jan. 1, 1854, Ladoskia A. Brownell; (2) Mar. 14, 1864, Phebe D. Brownell.
            • vii. LEVI WILLARD, b. Feb. 1, 1836; d. July 6, 1850.
            • viii. HARLEM GAIUS, b. Mar., 1838; priv. Co. I. 107th N. Y. Vols., 1862-5; d. Detroit, Mich., 1900; m. Nov. 9, 1858, Mary A. French of Burlington, Vt.
            • ix. ELIZA MARIAN, b. Sept. 25, 1840; m. Oct. 25, 1866, Dennier S. Norris.
            • x. IRENEAUS P., b. Nov. 13, 1843; Co. H. 6th Vt. Vols.; d. at Hampton, Va., Apr. 9, 1862.

            7. HOSEA(6) NEWCOMB (William,(5) William,(4) Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis,(1)) was born in Swanzey, N. H., Nov. 28, 1803; res. in Fayston, Vt., until 1844, then in Warren, Vt., and abt. 1858 rem. to Atchison, Kas. ; died Dec. 11, 1889. He married, Jan. 23, 1827, Harriet, dau. Theophilus and Anna (Fisk) Bixby, b. in Roxbury, Mass., July 16, 1805; d. Mar. 17, 1903. Children, born in Fayston, Vt.:
            • i. DAN,(7) b. Aug. 25, 1829; physician; sett. in Park Ridge, ill.; m. Sept. 9, 1851, Calista H. , dau. David and Hannah Smith of Cabot, Vt.
            • ii. GEORGE BIXBY, b. Apr. 12, 1831; sett. in Warren; m. Aug. 3, 1854, Mary Jane, dau. Gideon Goodspeed of Warren.
            • iii. LYDIA MARIA, b. June 30, 1833; m. Feb. 17, 1852, Nathaniel Shepard.
            • iv. DON CARLOS, b. July 13, 1836; merchant in Atchison, Kan.; m. Aug. 8, 1866, Anna E. Bowman.
            • v. HARRIET MALONA, b. Oct. 13, 1844; m. Apr. 5, 1864, John Becker of Brighton, Iowa.

              8. JAMES SEYMOUR(7) NEWCOMB (Charles,(6) William,(5) William,(4) Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis(1)) was born in Fayston, Vt., Oct. 23, 1827; sett. in W.; wheelwright; built the carriage shop, S. W. of the village in lot 136; died Nov. 29, 1908. He married (1) Feb. 3, 1852, Harriet A., dau. Darius and Anna (Russell) Gleason, b. Oct. 31, 1826; d. Dec. 31, 1903; (2) July 5, 1904, Mrs. Belle M. (Billings) Howe, dau. Sumner Billings of Warren, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. LIZZIE JANE,(8) b. Oct. 27, 1852; m. Feb. 9, 1875, Gordon Jedediah Bushnell.
              • ii. 9. CHARLES HENRY, b. Feb. 27, 1856.
              • iii. FANNY SARAH, b. Oct. 15, 1857; m. Morris Eddy of St. Johnsbury, Vt.
              • iv. ABBIE ANNA, b. Jan. 23, 1860; m. July 25, 1888, William H. Gale of Barre, Vt.
              • v. EVA CARRIE, b. July 2, 1861; d. July 30, 1869.
              • vi. HATTIE LOUISE, b. Jan. 10, 1867; d. Mar. 27, 1873.

                9. CHARLES HENRY(8) NEWCOMB (James Seymour,(7) Charles,(6) William,(5) William,(4) Jonathan,(3) Peter,(2) Francis,(1)) was born in W., Feb. 27, 1856; wheelwright; Rep., 1904. He married, Oct. 21, 1880, Lizzie M., dau. Almon and Sarah (Dumas) Joslin, b. July 8, 1856. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. NINA KATE,(9) b. Jan. 26, 1882; m. July 30, 1902, Harry W. Trask.
                • ii. ROY JOSLIN, b. Aug. 30, 1884.
                • iii. FERDINAND, b. Nov. 6, 1885.
                • iv. EDWARD C., b. Feb. 25, 1892.
                • v. THERON JAMES, b. Mar. 30, 1897.

NICHOLS.


GUY C. NIcHoLs came from West Springfield, Mass., in 1816 and operated the clothiers works near Green's Mills. He married Rhoda ----------. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. Lucius, b. Feb. 22, 1817.
  • ii. ELVIRA, b. May 13, 1818.
  • iii. DAVID R., b. Oct. 7, 1819.
  • iv. LOUISA, b. Oct. 30, 1821.

NORTON.


JESSE B. NORTON came from Richmond, Vt., about 1893; creamery proprietor and merchant; rem. to Oklahoma about 1903.; Rep., 1898-1901. He married, Nov. 28, 1895, Eugenia L., dau. Nathan and S. Minerva Boyce, b. Aug. 3, 1866.
NOURSE


DANIEL G. NOURSE, son of Daniel and Mary Nourse, was born in Rockingham, Vt., Jan. 8, 1819; he came to W. in 1840 but removed in a few years. His wife Mary died Oct. 3, 1852, ae. 30. Children:
  • i. Lucius.
  • ii. CHARLES L.
  • iii. ROMAIN.


PETER NOURSE came to W. from Charlestown, N. H., in 1835 but removed to New York in 1846. His wife was Martha ---. Children:
  • i. MARY, m. Milo Barnard.
  • ii. MARCIA E., m. Sept. 16, 1847, Albert M. Joslin.
  • iii. JOEL E.


EUNICE NOURSE, dau. of Peter Nourse of Jaffrey, N. H., and probably sister of Peter, (supra), came to W. with her sister Phoebe G. in 1841. Eunice was born Apr. 2, 1773, and died Feb. 17, 1851; Phoebe G. was born Nov. 16, 1784, and died Jan. 5, 1864.

NUTTING.


DAVID NUTTING was "of Roxbury," Vt., in 1806 and came to W. in that year; was a resident as late as 1829. Children (probably):
  • i. LYMAN, took freeman's oath, Sept. 4, 1821; m. Mar. 18, 1822, Lydia, dau. Moses Stewart; rem. to Dickerson, N. Y., before 1830, and to Lake Co., Ill., bef. 1852.
  • ii. ELDAD, a minor in 1822.
  • iii. JUDITH, m. May 25, 1820, Augustus Greenslit.
  • iv. REBECCA,, m. June 12, 1820, Jacob Tinkham.
  • v. HARRIET, m. Feb. 16, 1826, Francis Dana, Jr.

OLMSTEAD.


GEORGE W. OLMSTEAD, son of Harry and Ayer (Spofford) Olmstead, was born in Elmore, Vt., Feb. 25, 1843, and came as a boy to W., where he has since resided except for a few years spent in Williston, Vt. He married, Jan. 1, 1867, Mary, dau. William Childs and Aurilla (Hayes) Barnard, b. June 25, 1843.
ORMSBEE.


CHRISTOPHER ORMSBEE was in W., 1844, and had chn. of school age.
  • i. CHRISTOPHER.
  • ii. CHARLES.
  • iii. PIERCE.
  • iv. DANIEL.

OSGOOD.


JOSEPH OSGOOD, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Carter) Osgood of Lancaster, Mass., was born Sept. 18, 1746; Rev. soldier. No mention can be found of any family and he was probably unmarried. He died of hydrophobia, Apr. 22, 1812, ae. 65.
PALMER.


1. JONATHAN(4) PALMER was living in that part of Concord, Mass., now Carlisle, July 4, 1742, when he was admitted to the church; blacksmith; held minor town offices, 1747-1771. Although no proof is known he may be identical with J. P. of Mendon, Mass., 1735, son of Samuel(3) (Thomas,(2) Thomas,(1) of Rowley) and Mary (Felt) Palmer, bapt. Mar. 11, 1721-2. He was granted land in Alexandria, N. H., Oct. 12, 1773, on condition that he settle there within six months, and removed to that town before the close of the year. He came to W. about 1794 with his sons and died there, May 15, 1809, "age 90." He married at Concord (1) July 10, 1744, Esther Laughton; (2) Nov. 29, 1752, Elizabeth Hawkins. Children, born in Concord, Mass.:
  • i. PENELOPE,(5) b. May 14, 1745.
  • ii. MARY, b. Jan. 13, 1746-7.
  • iii. SARAH, bapt. Jan. 15, 1748-9; m. Feb. 24, 1767, John Wheeler.
  • iv. ESTHER.
  • v. ANNA, Twins, bapt. Apr. 7, 1751.
  • vi. 2.JONATHAN, b. June 2, 1754.
  • vii. WILLIAM, bapt. Apr. 4, 1756; was a voter in W., 1797 and 1798, but there is no later record of him.
  • viii. ELIZABETH SARAH, b. Jan. 21, 1758.
  • ix. HANNAH, b, June 17, 1760.
  • x. MEHITABLE, bapt. Jan. 27, 1762.
  • xi. ANNA, bapt. Oct. 25, 1767.
  • xii. BENJAMIN, bapt. Aug. 8, 1773; was in W., as early as Jan., 1793, but in 1799 had removed to Waterbury, Vt.
  • xiii. JOSEPH, bapt. Aug. 8, 1773; probably that J. P.. of Waterbury, whose estate was settled 1814, leaving wife, Sally, and ch., Alma.(6)

    2. JONATHAN(5) PALMER (Jonathan(4)) was born in Concord, Mass., June 2, 1754; Revolutionary soldier; came early to W., certainly by 1797;. res. on "Palmer Hill," lots 56 and 81; conveyed his farm to his son Aaron in 1832 and died the next year. He married (1) Betsey Quimby (some say Zerviah Quimby); (2) Lydia Quimby of New Chester, N. H., who probably survived him. Children:
    • i. 3 JOSEPH,(6) b. Oct. 15, 1789.
    • ii. RHODA m. Jan. 1, 1812, Paul Boyce of Fayston, Vt.
    • iii. Lucy, m. (1) William Wheeler; (2) Elijah Grandy, Jr.
    • iv. LYDIA, m. Jan. 12, 1829, William Pierce of Fayston.
    • v. MARY, m. Jan. 5, 1823, Benjamin Marble of Fayston.
    • vi. 4. MOSES, b. May 30, 1801.
    • vii. 5. AARON, b. May 30, 1801.
    • viii. ANNA, M. Silas Parker of Henrysville, Canada.
    • ix. 6. JONATHAN, b. Sept. 5, 1804.

      3. JOSEPH(6) PALMER (Jonalhan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in Alexandria, N. H., Oct. 15, 1789, and died at W., Oct. 22, 1868. His farm was on "Palmer Hill" in lot 81. He married (1) Mar. 11, 1817, Mary, dau. Nathan and Zerviah (Green) Boyce, who d. June 16, 1843, ae. 56; (2) Hannah, dau. Isaac and Hannah Tewksbury, b. Feb. 3, 1807; d. Mar. 1, 1895. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. child, d. Nov. 23, 1817.
      • ii. HORTENSIA,(7) b. Dec. 9, 1818; m. Sept. 11, 1836, John Quimby.
      • iii. JENETTE, b. Nov. 28, 1820; m. Oct. 7, 1841, Eleazer Wells Tucker.
      • iv. MARY ANN, b. Jan. 25, 1825; d. Sept. 11, 1852.
      • v. 7. JOSEPH, b. June 8, 1826.

      4. MOSES(6) PALMER (Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in W., May 30, 1801, and died there, Feb. z8, 1844. He married Jerusha, dau. Elijah and Bathsheba (Hamilton) Grandy, b. May 24, 1804; d. Feb. 4, 1864. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. FANNY,(7) b. May 7, 1827; m. June 30, 1845, Andrew Long.
      • ii. HANNAH J., b. Mar. 13, 1836; m. Jan. 5, 1858, Harry Porter.
      • iii. HARRIET A., b. June 7, 1837; m. Edmund Miller of Warren, Vt.
      • iv. MARY E., b. Feb. 6, 1839; m. Sept. 30, 1855, Phineas Thayer.
      • v. ADELINE P., b. Sept. 18, 1840; m. Dec. 24, 1865, Hiram Freeman Stoddard.

      5. AARON(6) PALMER (Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in W., May 30, 1801, and died there, Feb. 18, 1874. He married, Apr. 2, 1832, Sarah, dau. Nathan Thayer of Warren, Vt., b. Aug. 22, 1807; d. Dec. 2, 1884. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. HIRAM,(7) b. Apr. 27, 1834; d. May 11, 1893, unm.
      • ii. EDWIN F., b. Jan. 22, 1836; Dartmouth Coll., 1862; res. Waterbury, Vt.; lawyer; State Supt of Schools; m. June 15, 1865, Addle D. Hartshorn. Chn.
        • Edwin F. (8) b. Feb. 24, 1868;
        • Annie D., b. Mar. 23, 1870;
        • Alice C., b. May 23, 1872;
        • Mabel, b. Aug. 15, 1874;
        • John H., b. June 9, 1877;
        • Charles C., b. Apr. 8, 1879;
        • Robert W., b. July 9, 1884.
      • iii. ELVIRA, b. 1833; m. George Blake.
      • iv. ORMAN, b. 1838; m. Mary Carpenter.
      • v. ANN ELIZA, b. Feb. 18, 1841; d. July 30, 1867.
      • vi. MARIAM B., b. Jan. 16, 1842; d. Feb. 8, 1865.
      • vii. WILLIAM, b. May 14, 1843; d. Sept. 9, 1904; m. Aug. 26, 1891, Lovina A. Carroll. No issue.
      • viii. MOSES, b. Sept. 6, 1845; d. Apr. 27, 1897; m. Nov. 7, 1877, Myra R. Goodspeed. No issue.
      • ix. JULIUS C., b. Aug. 3, 1847; d. Dec. 16, 1848.
      • x. JULIUS, b. May 1, 1849; d. Dec. 17, 1870.
      • xi. LUCY M. b. May 9, 1852; m. Apr. 17, 1877, Julius E. Berry.

      6. JONATHAN(6) PALMER (Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in W., Sept. 5, 1804; called captain; died Dec. 16, 1869. He married (1) June 5, 1833, Laura M., dau. John and Elizabeth (Farnsworth) Barrett, who died Apr. 18, 1847, ae. 37; (2) Dec. 25, 1849, Betsey Taft; (3) July 11, 1858, Matilda Dyke of Morristown, Vt. Children:
      • i. EMELINE K.,(7) b. Dec. 26, 1833; m. Oct. 30, 1860, Hiram W. Brown of Fayston, Vt.
      • ii. HUBBARD JONATHAN, b. Apr. 24, 1835, sett. In Moretown, Vt.; m. Aug. 15, 1865, Ellen J. Mead. Chn.:
        • Harriet,(8)
        • Edson,
        • Elda.
      • iii. LAURA, b. Apr. 8, 1839; m. Myron M. Davis of Moretown, Vt.
      • iv. 8. J. WELLS, b. Sept. 8, 1840.
      • v. 9. JULIUS I., b. Jan. 29, 1842.
      • vi. ALMA LENORA, b. July 3, 1844; d. Apr. 4, 1846.

      7. JOSEPH(7) PALMER (Joseph,(6) Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born June 8, 1826, and died in W., May 9, 1901. He married (1) Sept. 30, 1849, Annice A., dau. Jonathan and Elizabeth (Wilson) Campbell, d. Sept. 2, 1872, ae. 48 yrs., 10 mos.; (2) Mar. 5, 1891, Mrs. Ellen (Arnold) Mehuron; d. July 26, 1899. Children:
      • i. MARY,(8) b. June 30, 1854; m. Oct. 26, 1873, Benjamin J. Avery.
      • ii. 10. WARREN J., b. Aug. 5, 1859.
      • iii. WILLARD B., b. Sept. 9, 1860; d. July 28, 1875.
      • iv. WELLS C., b. Jan. 23, 1868; d. Sept. 1, 1888.

        8. J. WELLS(7) PALMER (Jonathan,(6) Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born Sept. 8, 1840; private Co. C, 1st Vt. Cavalry, 1863-5. He married, Mar. 24, 1866, Ida Jones, b. May 31, 1850; d. Mar. 17, 1873. Children:
        • i. BYRON L.,(8) b. Jan. 18, 1867; m. May 29, 1901, Ida M., dau. Benjamin Johnson of Duxbury, Vt. ii. LEON E., b. Jan. 26, 1873; m. June 24, 1899, Lizzie A., dau. Thomas Duncan of Moretown, Vt.

        9. Julius I.(7) PALMER (Jonathan,(6) Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born Jan. 29, 1842; selectman, 1900. He married, July 22, 1863, Eliza M., dau. Russell and Martha (Farr) Drew, b. May 25, 1841. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. 11. FREDERICK R., (8) b. Aug. 27, 1864.
        • ii. FRANK I., b. Dec. 28, 1865; m. Sept. 26, 1894, Helen C. Hayes; res. Wilder, Vt.
        • iii. Louis E., b. Oct. 11, 1867.
        • iv. CLARA MARIA, b. Feb. 15, 1869; d. Dec. 20, 1886.
        • v. CARLIE S., b. Oct. 29, 1871; m. Jan. 28, 1891, Clarence A. Reed.
        • vi. LAURA AGNES, b. Oct. 25, 1883; m. May 16, 1903, Walter E. Seeley.

        10. WARREN J.(8) PALMER (Joseph,(7) Joseph,(6) Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in W., Aug. 5, 1859. He married (1) Nov. 10, 1881, Abbie L. Andrews of Duxbury, Vt.; (2) Dec. 23, 1896, Delia A. Mehuron. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. CLAYTON J.,(9) b. Nov. 30, 1884; d. Sept. 15, 1888.
        • ii. CAREY WILLARD, b. Dec. 29, 1900.
        • iii. HAZEL, b. Jan. 20, 1904.
        • iv. EVERETT WELLS, b. May 19, 1907.

          11. FREDERICK R.(8) PALMER (Julius I.,(7) Jonathan,(6) Jonathan,(5) Jonathan,(4)) was born in W., Aug. 27, 1864. He married, Feb. 5, 1891, Jennie M., dau. Don Carlos and Melissa (Wheeler) Barnard, b. Dec. 14, 1868. Children, born in Waitsfield:
          • i. GLADYS M.,(9) b. June 18, 1895.
          • ii. HARRY JULIUS, b. June 13, 1902.

PARKER.


DANIEL PARKER, son of Samuel and Abiah (Cook) Parker of Groton, Mass., New Ipswich, N. H., and Jaffrey, N. H., was born, probably, at New Ipswich, N. H., Dec. 18, 1766. He came from Jaffrey to W. in 1803, and settled in that part of the town which was set off to Northfield in 1822. He married Jennie Cochran of Peterboro, N. H., and had five children among whom were:
  • i. DANIEL, b. in Jaffrey, N. H., 1798; U. V. M., 1826; Congregational minister; died in Glover, Vt., 1850.
  • ii. ITHAMAR.


ENOS PARKER was in W. with his family; 1817-18, but no later record appears.

JONAS(7) PARKER (Elisha,(6) Amos,(5) Andrew,(4) John,(3) Hananiah,(2) Thomas,(1)), son of Maj. Elisha and Sally (Baker) Parker, was born in Bakersfield, Vt., Sept. 15, 1800; farmer and builder; rem. after 1836 to Moretown, Vt., and thence about 1860 to W., where he died, Sept. 18, 1884. He married, at Moretown, Jan. 30, 1825, Lima, dau. Joshua and Joan Freeman, b. at Barnard, Vt., Jan. 13, 1802; d. Apr. 29, 1873. Children:
  • i. REBECCA ANN.,(8) b. Sept. 29, 1825; m. Langdon Marshall of Brookfield, Vt.
  • ii. JOSHUA FREEMAN, b. Sept. 23, 1827; m. Apr. 7, 1853, Caroline D. Seabury ; res. Moretown.
  • iii. JOHN CORTLAND, b. Mar. 15, 1831; d. May 8, 1864; m. (1) May 5, 1857, Olivia M., dau. Amos Wheeler of Wallingford; d. Oct. 18, 1859; (2) July 8, 1863, Abigail P. Wheeler. Chn.:
    • Frank,(9) b. Nov. 30, 1858;
    • Carrie, b. Oct. 7, 1864.
  • iv. LIMA JOAN, b. Aug. 11, 1836; m. Apr. 26, 1859, Henry Fullerton.

1. STEPHEN(1) PARKER was born in New Boston, N. H., 1792, and rem. to Newport, N. H., where he died in 1852. He was a carpenter by trade and served as representative in 1847, was also proprietor of the Independent Democrat. He married, Betsey, dau. William Millen, b. Mar. 22, 1793; d. July 17, 1858. Children:
  • i. 2. STEPHEN C.,(2) b. Nov. 2, 1813.
  • ii. HENRY, sett. in the West.
  • iii. DAVID, m. Diantha Wilcox.
  • iv. CHARLES, m. Laura Powers.
  • v. MARY, m. Elijah George.
  • vi. ALFRED m. Elijah J. Wilcox.

    2. STEPHEN C.(2) PARKER (Stephen(1)) was born Nov. 2, 1813; sett. soon after 1840 in Fayston, Vt., and rem. later to W., where he died, July 20, 1892; farmer and tanner; selectman, 1858. He married, Mar., 1837, Angeline, dau. Ezekiel Lockwood of Springfield, Vt., b. Jan. 14, 1818; d. Dec. 18, 1895. Children:
    • i. HOYT,(3) b. Dec. 29, 1838; m. Dec. 31, 1862, Laura M. Mansfield; res. Wakefield, Mass.
    • ii. DEXTER, b. Feb. 7, 1841; res. Newport, N. H.; m. 1869, Maroa Hutchinson. Chn.:
      • Fred,(4)
      • Elwin D.,
      • George,
      • Ida,
      • Jessie,
      • Angeline L.
      • Ethel.
    • iii. LUANA, b. Nov. 18, 1842; m. Nov. 24, 1864, Daniel Grandy.
    • iv. ALMA, b. Aug. 17, 1844; m. Dec. 25, 1866, Wesley Green McAllister.
    • v. ELLA MADORA, b. Nov. 5, 1845 ; m. Oct. 15, 1865, Harvey Morgan Waite.
    • vi. PLYNA, b. Aug. 7, 1847; m. May 2, 1872, Julia D. Griggs; res. Warren, Vt. Ch.: Jennie L.,(4) b. May 18, 1873.
    • v. HENRY CARLTON, b. Aug. 9, 1852; Meadville Theological Sch., 1878; Unitarian minister, Woburn, Mass.; m. Oct. 14, 1886, Clara Hathaway Stetson. Chn.:
      • Rowell Carlton,
      • Clifford Stetson,
      • Kenneth Colburn,
      • Sylvia Ellen.
    • viii. FRANCIS R., b. Mar. 9, 1854; d. July 13, 1859.
    • ix. MINNIE, b. May 31, 1856.
    • x. 3.FREDERICK, b. Dec. 21, 1858.
    • xi. CHARLES A., b. Oct. 17, 1860; m. Apr. 16, 1885, Ida L. Kelley.

      3. FREDERICK(3) PARKER (Stephen C.,(2) Stephen(1)) was born in W., Dec. 21, 1858; mill proprietor and farmer; died May 19, 1902. He married, July 4, 1881, Ida M., dau. Asa Colby of Warren, Vt., b. Nov. 4, 1860. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. EARL,(4) b. Nov. 7, 1889.
      • ii. RUTH, b. Nov. 13, 1892.

PARMINTER.


ISAAC PARMINTER (Palmater) was listed as the head of a family in 1791; probably the son of Solomon and Jane Parminter, born at Rutland, Mass., Mar. 30, 1757; rem. to Oakham, Mass.; Rev. soldier; prisoner at Massacre of Cherry Valley, Nov. 11, 1778. He married, Oct. 4, 1781, Lydia Furnace of Hardwick, Mass. The family, which included several children, left W. early.

JOSEPH PARMINTER was in W. with his family in 1808, but no further trace is found.


PATTRELL.


JOEL PATTRELL, son of John and Dura (Metcalf) Pattrell, was born in Norwich, Vt., 1818, and died in W., Nov. 18, 1884. He married, Aug. 8, 1841, Alzina, dau. Eli and Plumea (Sherman) Bruce, b. Nov. 27, 1823. She m. (2) Nov. 2, 1899, E. N. Adams of Stowe, Vt. No issue.


PETERSON.


TURNER PETERSON was a voter in 1812.
PERKINS.


CHARLES PERKINS was a resident of W. in 1821-2 and perhaps later. He married Mary Russell and had a child:
  • i. ANN PARKER, b. Nov. 15, 1814; m. Aug. 25, 1833, Charles Phelps.

PERSONS (PARSONS).


EDWIN C.(2) PERSONS, son of Norman W.(1) and Hannah (Gladding) Parsons, was born in Granville, Vt., Dec. 1, 1845; blacksmith; res. for many years in W., but rem., 1906, to Montpelier, Vt. He married (1) Nov. 28, 1868, at Middlesex, Vt., Emma J. McAllister of Middlebury, Vt., b. Sept. 16, 1850; d. Nov. 3, 1883; (2) Sept. 22, 1884, Harriet A., dau. Almon and Sarah (Dumas) Joslin, b. Feb. 16, 1852. Children:
  • i. MABEL,(3) b. Aug. 26, 1870; m. J. C. Hickens of Manchester, N. H.
  • ii. ETHEL, b. June 16, 1876; m. A. C. Culver of Manchester, N. H.
  • iii. HARRIET EVA, b. May 13, 1889.

PHELPS.


WILLIAM(1) PHELPS, son of William and Dorothy, was bapt. at Tewkesbury, Eng., Aug. 19, 1599; sett. in Dorchester, Mass., 1630, and was there prominent but removed with Rev. Mr. Wareham's company to Windsor, Conn., 1635-6, where he was magistrate and deputy. His wife died, 1635, and he m. (2) 1638, wid. Mary Dover. He died July 14, 1672. Of his eight children the seventh was Timothy(2) Phelps, born in Windsor, Sept. 1, 1639; Lieutenant; freeman, May 2, 1664; died, 1764; married, Mar. 19, 1661, Mary, dau. Edward Griswold of Killingworth, Conn. They had twelve children of whom the seventh was Nathaniel(3) Phelps, born in Windsor, Jan. 7, 1677; rem. to Hebron, Conn., 1690, and died Sept. 23, 1746. He married (1) Mar. 28, 1700, Hannah, dau. Samuel and Abigail (Holcomb) Bissell, b. Sept. 18, 1682, d. Feb. 24, 1717; (2) Nov. 5, 1719, Abigail Pinney. He had seven children of whom the fourth was Solomon(4) Phelps, born July 29, 1716; Lieut. under Col. Roger Enos during Revolution; died Apr. 8, 1796. He married, July 10, 1738, Temperance Barber. Of their nine children the seventh was Bissell(5) Phelps.

1. BISSELL(5) PHELPS (Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3). Timothy,(2) William(1)), son of Solomon(4) and Temperance (Barber) Phelps, was born in Hebron, Conn., Feb. 16, 1754; Rev. soldier; rem. in 1784 to Middlefield, Mass., and in 1796 to W.; charter member of the church, 1796; Rep., 1803 to 1807; town treasurer, 1800-1; selectman, 1802-4, 1807-8; died Oct. 26, 1845. He married (1) July 12, 1775, Lovina Skinner, perhaps dau. Aaron Skinner, b. Mar. 7, 1757; d. Mar. 29, 1802; (2) Feb. 27, 1803, Sally, dau. Abraham and Anna (Brown) Waterman of Killingly, Conn., b. Jan. 31, 1772; d. Apr. 16, 1871. Children:
  • i. 2.DAVID,(6) b. Nov. 4, 1775.
  • ii. 3. AARON, b. Apr. 15, 1778.
  • iii. 4. ALEXANDER, b. Oct. 6, 1780.
  • iv. LOVINA, b. Mar. 22, 1784; m. Apr. 8, 1802, Thomas Wait.
  • v. SOLOMON, b. Aug. 15, 1787; d. Dec. 10, 1788.
  • vi. son, b. Sept. 28, 1789; d. same day.
  • vii. EUNICE, b June 16, 1791, d. Aug. 8, 1791.
  • viii. son, b. Nov. 30, 1794; d. Dec. 13, 1794.
  • ix. son, b. Aug. 8, 1804; d. same day.
  • x. son, b. June 27, 1805; d. same day.
  • xi. 5. HORACE, b. Aug. 27, 1806.

    2. DAVID(6) PHELPS (Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William,(1)) was born in Hebron, Conn., Nov. 4, 1775; sett. in W., but rem., 182, to Antwerp, N. Y., where he died, Sept. 2, 1829. Treasurer of W., 18067. He married, Feb. 23, 1796, at Middlefield, Mass., Lucina, dau. Thomas Wood, b. at Somers, Conn., July 6, 1775. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. LUCINA,(7) b. Mar. 20, 1797; m. May 6, 1818, Zebina Smith.
    • ii. DAVID, b. June 13, 1799, d. in Antwerp, N. Y., Apr. 25, 1825, unm.
    • iii. THOMAS, b. Mar. 10, 1802; sett. in Wtby Vt.; d. Nov. 17, 1872, m. Dec. 22, 1833, Sarah Davis of Washington, N. H.
    • iv. MARTIN, b. Mar. 23, 1805; d. at Antwerp, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1825.
    • v. son, b. Aug. 18, 1807; d. same day.
    • vi. HIRAM, b. Nov. 27, 1809; sett. in Canada; d. June 20, 1860; m. Hannah Dexter.
    • vii. ALEXANDER, died Jan. 30, 1813, ae. 8 m., 6 d.
    • viii. EDMUND, b. Feb. 20, 1815; sett. in Middlesex, Vt.; d. in W. Apr. 24, 1873; m. (1) Jan. 15, 1837, Lucinda, dau. Simon Wood b. Mar. 24, 1805, d. May, 1857; (2) July 21, 1857, Lucy A., dau. Joel Kllbourn, d. Sept. 23, 1862; (3) Jan. 13, 1863, Harriet M., dau. Benjamin Fish. Chn.:
      • Charles Edward,(8) b. in W. Jan. 18 1836, d. Aug, 3, 1869, unm.;
      • Edward Newton, b. in Mx. Oct. 26, 1839; m. Delia A. Drake;
      • Samuel Nelson, b. July 7, 1843, d. May, 1845.
    • ix. ABIGAIL, b. Apr. 29, 1821; m. Mar. 15, 1841, Adam L. Wood of Middlesex, Vt.

    3. AARON(6) PHELPS (Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William(1)) was born in Hebron, Conn., Apr. 15, 1778; lived for many years in W., but rem. in old age to Fountain, Wis., where he died Apr. 30, 1856; selectman, 1805-6, 1815. He married, Dec. 17, 1797, Sarah, dau. Benjamin and Lois (Gilbert) Wait, b. abt. 1779; d. Jan. 29, 1860, at Orange, Wis. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. SOLOMON,(7) b. Jan. 7, 1799; d. in Hopkinton, N. H., Nov. 6, 1873; m. Jan. 25, 1829, Betsey Bartlett Gilman.
    • ii. BENJAMIN WAIT, b. Dec. 1, 1801; d. in Durham, Ill.; m. Jan. 1, 1832, Matilda, dau. Jonathan Seaver, b. Aug. 16, 1809.
    • iii. BISSELL b. Feb. 11, 1804; sett. in Waterloo, Wis.; m. Mar. 6, 1825, Elizabeth Barber of DeKalb, N. Y.
    • iv. AARON, b. Mar. 2, 1806; d. Apr. 23, 1806.
    • v. CHARLES, b. June 18, 1807; d. in Lisbon, Wis., Aug. 26, 1875; m. Aug. 25, 1833, Ann Parker, dau. Charles and Mary (Russell) Perkins.
    • vi. AARON GILBERT, b. Apr. 21, 1809; d. in Portland, Wis.; m. Feb. 11, 1839, Eliza W. Foster.
    • vii. WATERMAN, b. Mar. 1, 1814; sett. in Hebron, Wis.; m. Oct. 23, 1836, Mary A. Marble.
    • viii. SOPHRONIA, b. July 13, 1811; m. Oct. 24, 1830, Moses C. Kenyon, of Gouverneur, N. Y. and Portland, Wis.

    4. ALEXANDER(6) PHELPS (Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William(1)) was born in Hebron, Conn., Oct. 6, 1780, sett. in W., where he died, May 29, 1826. He married, Mar. 2, 1809, Rachel, dau. John and Sarah (Cobb) Steele of Tolland, Conn., b. June 19, 1780; d. at W. July 8, 1857. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. SOPHRONIA,(7) b. May 10, 1810; d. Aug. 10, 1810.
    • ii. LENA, b. Sept. 30, 1811; d. June 8, 1812.
    • iii. 6. ALEXANDER STEELE, b. Apr. 1, 1813.
    • iv. LOVINA, b. July 20, 1815; d. Feb. 29, 1876, unm.
    • v. SOLOMON, b. Nov. 13, 1817; d. June 1, 1842, unm.
    • vi. JOHN NELSON, b. Mar. 6, 1820; d. Mar. 19, 1844, unm.
    • vii. ARTEMAS GURLEY, b. June 30, 1822; physician; sett. in Jaffrey, N. H.; m. (1) Apr. 10, 1831, Adelia Cutter, who d. June 3, 1852; (2) Nov. 2, 1858, Nancy P. Stoughton. Ch.: Grace M.,(8) b. Apr. 12, 1852, m. Nov. 30, 1882, Eugene McCarthy, Jr.
    • viii. 7. DAVID MARTIN, b. Oct. 10, 1824.

    5. HORACE(6) PHELPS (Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William,(1)) was born in W.,. Aug. 27,1806; he rem. around 1840 to Moretown, Vt., where he died, May 23, 1882. He married, June 20, 1832, Lucy, dau. Fisher Stowell. Children, first three born in Waitsfield:
    • i. HORACE R.,(7) b. Feb. 24, 1833; Dartmouth Med. Col., 1862; sett. in Littleton, Mass.; m. Luoy A. Metcalf.
    • ii. LUCY DELIGHT, b. Mar. 24, 1836; d. Apr. 14, 1836.
    • iii. JULIA LAVINIA, b. May 22, 1838; m. Charles Morton.
    • iv. HENRY ADELBERT, b. in Moretown, Dec. 26, 1845; sett. in Sharon and Bellows Falls, Vt.; m. Feb. 24, 1867, Araminta C. Parker.
    • v. FRANCIS BISSELL, b. Dec. 10, 1857; sett. in Bellows Falls, Vt.; m. Harriet G. Young.

      6. ALEXANDER STEELE(7) PHELPS (Alexander,(6) Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William(1)) was born in W., Apr. 1, 1813; rem. abt. 1857 to Royalton, Vt., where he died, Jan. 28, 1880. He married Laura, dau. Abraham and Mary (Boardman) Waterman, b. Sept. 3, 1810. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. EDWIN ALEXANDER,(8) b. Oct. 29, 1841; Dart. Coll., 1870; lawyer; sett. in Newton, Mass., where he d. Oct. 15, 1904; m. Laura E., wid. Erastus J. Smith. No issue. il. EMILY LAURA, b. Oct. 29, 1841; d. young.
      • iii. ALBION, b. June 4, 1843; d. Apr. 22, 1844.
      • iv. SOLOMON, b. June 4, 1843; d. Apr. 15, 1844.
      • v. JOEL WILSON, b. Sept. 8, 1845; sett. in Royalton; m. Feb. 6, 1879, Alice P. Hazen of Pomfret, Vt.
      • vi. OLNEY WINDSOR, b. Feb. 11, 1848; Dart. Med. Sch., 1879; sett. in Brattleboro, Vt.; m. Aug. 21, 1879, Mary Draper of Warwick, Mass.
      • vii. ELROY FINDLEY, b. Oct. 20, 1851; sett. in Lebanon, N. Y.; m. June 21, 1874, Lillie Maria Trow.

      7. DAVID MARTIN(7) PHELPS (Alexander,(6) Bissell,(5) Solomon,(4) Nathaniel,(3) Timothy,(2) William(1)) was born in W., Oct. 10, 1824; deacon Congl. ch.; Rep. 1864-65; selectman, 1861-5; rem., 1868, to Burlington, Vt., where he died, Sept. 18, 1869. He married, May 28, 1857, Zilpha Brooks, dau. Henry and Amelia (Dutton) Dewey, b. Jan. 22, 1825; d. Oct. 31, 1894. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. NELSON DEWEY,(8) b. Feb. 27, 1859; sett. in Barre, Vt.; merchant; m. Sept. 13, 1879, Annie M., dau. Cornelius Emerson and Josette (Dumas) Joslin, b. Aug. 31, 1858. Ch.:
        • Blanche Annie,(9) b. Mar. 29, 1880; d. July 8, 1887.
      • ii. HENRY ALEXANDER, b. Oct. 5,1861; sett. in Barre, Vt.; m. Oct. 29, 1885, Isabelle M., dau. Enoch Darling Putnam of Montpelier, Vt. b. June 15, 1862. Chn.:
        • Evelyn Zilpha,(9) b. May 16, 1887;
        • Mildred Isabelle, b. Oct. 12, 1888;
        • Mabel, b. Feb. 12, 1892, d. Feb. 13, 1892;
        • Katherine Elisabeth, b. Apr. 5, 1894;
        • Alexander Dewey, b. June 9, 1895.
JAMES T.(7) PHELPS (Philo,(6) Joel,(5) Samuel,(4) Samuel,(3) Timothy,(2) William,(1)) was born in Fairfield, Vt.; came to W. from Chittenden, Vt., about 1845, and conducted a store for several years; rem. later to Chelsea, Mass., and engaged in life insurance. He married, Lucy J. Mitchel. Children:
  • i. WILLIAM WEST.(8)
  • ii. CHARLES ALANSON.
  • iii. MARY ELIZABETH.
  • iv. JAMES TURNER, b. May 24, 1845; prominent in life insurance, and Vice Pres. Ntl. Life Ins. Co.; d. in Boston, Dec. 8, 1908.
  • v. EDWARD LIBERTY.
  • vi. LUCY JANE.

PIERCE.


STEPHEN PIERCE came from Charlemont, Mass., in 1795, and was a relative of the Heatons. He was probably a grandson of Samuel and Abigail Pierce of Woburn, Mass., and Charlemont. His farm lay largely in Moretown but the buildings were in W., and he was prominent in the early history of the town; selectman, 1797-98, 1800-1; Rep., 1800, 1811,1814; member Vt. Const. Convention, 1814; Asst. Judge Washington Co. Court, 1814; physician. About 1822 he removed to Waterbury, Vt. He died, Feb. 28, 1854, ae. 88, and was buried in Moretown. He married Elizabeth --------- , who d. Dec. 22, 1835, ae. 73. Children, born in Waitsfield:
  • i. CHAUNCEY, b. June 24, 1796; m. Dec. 22, 1818, Betsey Corse.
  • ii. PROSPER ALPINUS, b. Apr. 27, 1798: m. in Moretown, Aug. 7, 1824, Maria Clark. Ch.: Stephen Clark, b. Dec. 11, 1825.
  • iii. SOPHIA, b. June 15, 1800.
  • iv. ORESTES, b. Aug. 14, 1802.
  • v. ARCLAS, d. in Moretown, Sept. 29, 1832, ae. 31.

Amos PIERCE was a resident of W., 1814-1822, and rem. later to Warren, Vt.

GEORGE H. PIERCE, son of Thomas Pierce of Warren, resided many years in Fayston, but finally rem. to W. He married, July 4, 1870, Elizabeth, dau. John and Susan (Lanktree) Carr. Children:
  • i. FLORA, b. Apr. 11, 187I; m. L. M. Chandler.
  • ii. VICTORIA N., b. Oct. 21, 1872; m. Herbert Eastman.
  • iii. VERNON C., b. Jan. 14, 1876; m. Ethel Bingham.

PIKE.


1. SAMUEL(1) PIKE came from Brookfield, Mass., probably by way of Windsor, Vt., or Cornish, X. H., and was in W., 1791, although his family, it would seem, came a little later; Rev. soldier; died Feb. 25, 1814, ae. 78. He married Mehitable --------, who survived him. Children, born in Brookfield, Mass.:
  • i. ANNA,(2) b. Oct. 20, 1757; m. Sept. 2, 1779, Joseph Hamilton.
  • ii. MARTHA, b. Sept. 9, 1760; m. at Cornish, N. H., June 22, 1790, Henry Dana.
  • iii. ABIGAIL, b. Sept. 1, 1762.
  • iv. 2. JONAS N., b. Mar. 17, 1765.
  • v. SAMUEL, b. Apr. 2, 1767; m. Nov. 28, 1790, Polly Hamilton.
  • vi. 3. JOSHUA, b. June 17, 1769.
  • vi. JABEZ, b. Feb. 14, 1772.
  • viii. MEHITABLE, b. Aug. 30, 1774.
  • ix. RUTH b. Oct. 28, 1777.
  • x. MOLLY, b. June 27, 1780.

    2. JONAS N.(2) PIKE (Samuel(1)) was born in Brookfield, Mass., Mar. 17, 1765; came early to W. and died there, Aug. 16, 1817. He married, at Brookfield, Mass., Feb. 20, 1792, Lydia Young. Children:
    • i. NANCY,(3) d. Oct. 8, 1815, ae. 17.
    • ii. HEPZIBAH, d. June 22, 1817, ae. 16. perhaps others.

    3. JOSHUA(3) PIKE (Samuel(1)) was born in Brookfield, Mass., June 17, 1769; came early to W.; died May 6, 1848. He married (1) Julianna ----------, who d. May 2, 1851, ae. 57; (2) Hannah ----------, who rem. to Bethel,Vt., in 1848. Children:
    • i. CAROLINE,(3) b. abt. 1793; m. June 11, 1823, Asahel Rider.
    • ii. JULIANNA, b. Oct. 31, 1796; d. Nov. 5, 1802.
    • iii. CYNTHIA, b. May 1, 1798; d. Oct. 31, 1802.
    • iv. LEWIS, b. June 12, 1800; d. Nov. 4, 1802.
    • v. HARRIS, b. Mar. 4, 1802; rem. to Bethel, Vt., Nov., 1865; m. Rosilla --------, chn.: Lydia Alzina,(4) George, William.
    • vi. HARRIET, b. Jan. 13, 1805; m. Sept. 4, 1836, Philo Lewis.
    • vii. 4. NELSON.
    • viii. JOHN (minor in 1836), m. Aug. 24, 1841, Laura Stearns.
    • ix. LYDIA F., (probably) who m. Jan. 18, 1827, William Lamson.

      4. NELSON(3) PIKE (Joshua,(2) Samuel(1)) resided for many years in W. but only the names of his children can be given. Children:
      • i. CHARLES.
      • ii. LAURA L., m. Feb. 21, 1856, B. H. Campbell of Roxbury, Vt.
      • iii. WILLIAM.
      • iv. CYRUS.
      • v. RUTH.
      • vi. MARIETTA.
      • vii. ALBERT.
      • viii. ALFRED.
      • ix. ALMA. (triplets, b. May 29, 1849.)

PINGRY.


WILLIAM MORRILL(6) PINGRY (William,(5) Stephen,(4) Aaron,(3) Aaron,(2) Moses(1)), son of William(5) and Mary (Morrill) Pingry, was born in Salisbury, N. H., May 28, 1806; lawyer; began the practice of his profession at W. soon after his admission to the bar in 1832, and continued there 9 years; was town clerk, 1836 to 1840; treasurer, 1836-7, and selectman, 1839; Asst. Judge Washington Co. Court, 1838; rem. to Weathersfield, Vt.; there he was member of Vt. Const. Convention, 1850; Rep., 1860, '61, '68; Senator from Windsor Co., 1869, '70, '71; Asst. Judge Windsor Co. Court; A. M. Dartmouth Coll., 1860; died May, 1885. He married (1) May 26, 1836, Lucy G., dau. Enos and Hannah (Griswold) Brown, b. Nov. 20, 1815; d. Aug. 23, 1865; (2) Feb. 12, 1868, Mrs. Lucy Carpenter Richardson, dau. Jesse and Harriet (Wait) Carpenter and wid. Dan Richardson, b. Feb. 28, 1822; d. 1902. Children:
  • i. MARY HELEN,(7) b. May 15, 1837, at W.
  • ii. GRATIA MARIA, b. Jan. 18, 1848, at Weathersfield.

PIPER.


THOMAS PIPER, Jr., was a resident of W. as early as 1815-16; a hatter; came probably from Windsor, Vt. His wife Hepzibah (who is stated in the church records to have come from Rindge, N. H.), was dismissed to Ohio. An Arethusa Piper was dismissed to the ch. in Essex, N. Y., and an infant child of T. P. Jr. d. in W., Feb., 1817, ae. 6 mo.
POLAND.


1. BENJAMIN(1) POLAND is said to have come from New Boston, N. H., and settled in Acworth, N. H. He married Anna Smith. Children:
  • i. BENJAMIN,(2) b. 1790; came from Langdon, N. H., to W. abt. 1820; his infant ch. d. Jan. 8, 1828, but nothing more is known of him.
  • ii. THOMAS, b. 1793.
  • iii. 2. JOHN S., b. Oct. 12, 1796.

    2. JOHN S.(2) POLAND (Benjamin(1)) was born Oct. 12, 1796, came from Langdon, N. H., about 1820; owned farm and small mill in lots 94 and 143; died Jan. 28, 1848. He married (1) Mar. 8, 1819, Lucy Dinsmore of Aistead, N. H., b. Apr. 23, 1795; d. Mar. 17, 1844; (2) 1845, Juliana (dau. Ashbel and Experience) Stoddard, who m. (2) Jan. 4, 1849, West Roberts. Children, all but eldest born in Waitsfield:
    • i. 3.JOHN S.,(3) b. June 13, 1820.
    • ii. 4. BENJAMIN, b. Mar. 3, 1822.
    • iii. 5. THOMAS D., b. Aug. 19, 1823.
    • iv. 6. HORACE, b. Aug. 28, 1825.
    • v. Lucy ANN, b. Apr. 22, 1827; d. Aug. 12, 1859.
    • vi. SALON, b. June 18, 1829; d. Sept. 3, 1863.
    • vii. SEMIRA, b. Dec. 1, 1831; d. Mar. 3, 1841.
    • viii. ROLAND, b. Sept. 16, 1833; d. July 14, 1834.
    • ix. HOLAND, b. June 1, 1835; d. Feb. 25, 1835.
    • x. SUSAN C., b. Jan. 18, 1838; m. Jan. 1, 1861, Pliny F. Carroll.
    • xi. HARRIET ELMIRA, b. May 26, 1846; m. July 19, 1862, Cyrus H. Ferguson.
    • xii. NATHANIEL GEORGE, b. Feb. 9, 1848.

      3. JOHN S.(3) POLAND (John S.,(2) Benjamin(1)) was born in Alstead, N. H., June 13, 1820, and died in W., Mar. 27, 1896. He married, Mar. 3, 1851, Elvira S., dau. Jedediah Cramm of Lincoln, Vt., b. Oct. 6, 1823; d. May 9, 1882. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. GEORGE J.,(4) b. Feb. 27, 1853; res. Lebanon, N. H.; m. Aug., 1880, Flora Bliss.
      • ii. ORVILLE C., b. July 3, 1859; res. Niagara, N. Y.; m. Apr., 1888, Helen Swett.
      • iii. MARY A., b. May 9, 1863; m. Nov. 8, 1884, Fred D. Roys. Ch.: Marion,(5) b. Mar. 6, 1888.
      • iv. HERBERT D., b. June 29, 1868; res. Granville, Vt.; m. Feb., 1889, Amanda Dow.

      4. BENJAMIN(3) POLAND (John S.,(2) Benjamin(1)) was born in W., Mar. 3, 1822; res. many years in Fayston, Vt., but rem. late in life to W., where he died, Jan. 7, 1906; private Co. G, 6th Vt. Vols., Sept., 1864, to June, 1865. He married, Jan. 11, 1847, Harriet, dau. Josiah and Polly Chase, b. Mar. 3, 1822; d. Mar. 24, 1906. Children:
      • i. WILLARD BENJAMIN,(4) b. May 24, 1848; d. Apr. 2, 1896; m. May 27, 1883, Sarah Winona Whitcomb. Chn.:
        • Lauren A.,(5) b. June 30, 1886;
        • Mabel E., b. Jan. 16, 1888.
      • ii. THOMAS D., b. Mar. 28, 1850; res. Williamstown, Vt.; m. Martha Bruce.
      • iii. HARRIET MARIA, b. Mar. 11, 1852; m. Luther Russell of Warren, Vt.
      • iv. 7. OSCAR A., b. May 8, 1857.
      • v. AUSTIN S., b. Dec. 16, 1859; res. Lawrence, Mass.
      • vi. POLLY JANE, b. Nov. 11, 1862; m. Howland Russell of Fayston.
      • vii. ARTHUR N., b. Jan. 26, 1868; m. May 30, 1892, Louise, dau. John McCaughin of Fayston.

      5. THOMAS D.(3) POLAND (John S.,(2) Benjamin(1)) was born in W., Aug. 19, 1823; selectman, 1861-62,1875-76; died Feb. 21, 1896. He married, Oct. 30, 1851, Lucetta P., dau. Gideon and Sarah (Charles) Dimick of Warren, Vt., b. Jan. 25, 1828. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. EMMA C.,(4) b. Dec. 17, 1855; m. Oct. 23, 1888, J. D. Clough of Kansas City, Mo.
      • ii. ALICE M., b. June 29, 1859; m. Oct. 27, 1891, William C. Kelsey.

      6. HORACE(3) POLAND ( John S.,(2) Benjamin(1)) was born in W., Aug. 28, 1825; sett. in Warren, Vt.; died Nov. 23, 1871. He married Phebe, dau. Jerome and Hannah Lavanway of Crown Point, N. Y., b. July 4, 1834; d. Mar. 31, 1887. Children:
      • i. GALON,(4) b. Oct. 4, 1854; m. Helen Crosier.
      • ii. FRANK, b. Feb. 10, 1856; d. 1895.
      • iii. GEORGE, b. 1858; d. Oct. 5, 1902.
      • iv. HORACE, b. Feb., 1861; m. Ursula Hanks.
      • v. WILLIAM, b. Apr., 1863.
      • vi. LUCETTA, b. Apr. 18, 1865; m. Albert Miller of Warren.

        7. OSCAR A.(4) POLAND (Benjamin,(3) John S.,(2) Benjamin(1)) was born May 11, 1857. He married Laurenza E. Whitcomb, b. in Stockbridge, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
        • i. LILLA MAY, b. Oct. 1, 1887.
        • ii. child, b. Feb. 4, 1884; d. Feb. 7, 1884.
        • iii. ALLEN O., b. Feb. 9, 1896.

POND.


HIRAM W. POND was a voter in 1824.
PRATT.


SIMEON PRATT was in W. as early as 1812; died Nov. 29, 1878, ae. 87 yrs., 6 mos. He married, Jan. 25, 1816, Mary, dau. Elias and Azubah Taylor, b. Aug. 22, 1794; d. Nov. 6, 1834. Children, born in Waitsfield: i. MARY LOUISA, b. Nov. 11, 1816; m. Henry Royce of Claremont, N. H.
  • ii. LEWIS TAYLOR, b. Dec. 29, 1819; d. at Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 1, 1851.
  • iii. son, d. Apr. 22, 1821, ae. 11 mo.
  • iv. MARTHA ANN, b. June 13, 1823; m. Sept. 21, 1841, Davis H. Hiser.
  • v. AZUBAH MALVINA, b. July 22, 1825.
  • vi. ABIGAIL MELISSA, b. Nov. 15, 1829.
  • vii. HARRIET EMELINE, b. Jan. 27, 1833.
    PRENTIS.


    1. VALENTINE(1). PRENTIS came to Roxbury, Mass., with wife, Alice, in 1631; freeman, Aug. 7, 1632; died 1633; his widow married John Watson. Children:
    • i. 2. JOHN.(2)
    • ii. A child which died during the voyage from Eng.

      2. JOHN(3) PRENTIS (Valentine(1)) came to New England with his parents in 1631; admitted to ch. in Roxbury, Mass., Sept. 24, 1665; blacksmith; was invited to settle in New London, Conn., where he went abt. 1652, followed the sea after 1670 and commanded vessels in European trade; Deputy, 1668; died 1691. He married Hester -------- who died Jan. 6, 1679-80. Children:
      • i. JOHN,(3) b. Aug. 6, I652; d. Mar. 21, 1715; m. Nov. 23, 1675, Sarah Jones.
      • ii. JOSEPH, b. Apr. 2, 1655; d. June, 1676.
      • iii. JONATHAN, b. July 15, 1657; d. July 28, 1727; m. Elizabeth Latimer.
      • iv. HESTER, b. July 20, 1660; m. Ben. Adam Gallop.
      • v. PETER, b. July 31, 1663; d. May 14, 1670.
      • vi. 3. STEPHEN, b. Dec. 26, 1666.
      • vii. MERCY, b. Dec., 1668; d. 1689.
      • viii. HANNAH, b. June, 1672, m. Lieut. John Frink of Stonington, Conn.
      • ix. THOMAS, b. Nov. 6, 1675; d. Feb. 5, 1740-1; m. (1) Jan. 30, 1704-5, Mary Rogers; (2) 1725, Elizabeth Palmer; (3) 1739, 1739, Bethia Dartt Chapel.
      • x. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 6, 1675, m. May 23, 1700: Daniel Comstock.
      • xi. VALENTINE, b. abt. 1680; sett. in Woodbury, Conn.; m. Abigail Walker.

        3. STEPHEN(3) PRENTIS (John(2) Valentine(1)) was born in New London, Conn., Dec. 26, 1666, Lieut. and Capt.; selectman, 171314; Deputy, 1712, 1728, 1729, 1731; lived near Niantic Ferry now Millstone Point; died in 1758. He married Elizabeth, dau. John Rogers, who d. Apr. 30,1737. Children, born in New London, Conn.:
        • i. JOHN,(4) b. Dec. 11, 1693; d. Mar. 16, 1773; m. Oct. 15, 1771, Sarah Mosier (probably a second marriage).
        • ii. child bapt. Dec. 8, 1695.
        • iii. HANNAH, b. Jan. 5, 1696-7; d. Jan. 7, 1785, unm.
        • iv. STEPHEN, b. Mar. 23, 1698-9; d. Dec. 7, 1728; m. May 1, 1723, Phebe Harris.
        • v. 4. JOSEPH, b. May 27, 1701.
        • vi. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 7, 1703.
        • vii. ESTHER, bapt. Dec. 22, 1706.
        • viii. BENJAMIN, b. Dec. 3, 1707; d. June 8, 1721.
        • ix. MERCY, b. Dec. 6, 1710, d. Oct. 20, 1734.

          4. JOSEPH(4) PRENTIS (Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in New London, Conn., May 27, 1701; his will was proved Nov. 9, 1773. He married, May 2, 1727, Mercy Gilbert, "a doctoress." Children, born in New London, Conn.:
          • i. ESTHER,(5) b. May 7, 1728; m. D. Miner of Lyme, Conn.
          • ii. ANNA, b. May 4, 1730; m. and rem. to Nova Scotia.
          • iii. THOMAS, b. Mar. 6, 1731-2; d. at Jamaica abt. 1761, unm.
          • iv. 5. JOSEPH, b. Feb. 13, 1733-4.
          • v. JOHN, b. Sept. 9, 1736; rem. to Virginia.
          • vi. BENJAMIN, b. Sept. 16, 1738; killed at battle of Saratoga.
          • vii. MERCY, b. Oct. 16, 1740; m. Ralph Caulkins.
          • viii. STEPHEN, b. Oct. 1, 1743; is said to have been killed at Bunker Hill.
          • ix. JONATHAN, b. July 12, 1750, physician; sett. in St. Albans, Vt. and d. there, Apr. 3, 1833; m. Apr. 8, 1772, Margaret, dau. James Daniels of Groton, Conn.

            5. JOSEPH(5) PRENTIS (Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in New London, Conn., Feb. 13, 1733-4; sea captain; rem. to Butternuts, Ostego Co., N. Y., late in life and was killed by fall of a tree at Plymouth, N. Y., 1804. He married Mar., 1759, Margaret Comstock, who d. at Sherburne, N. Y. Children:
            • i. 6. THOMAS,(6) b. Jan. 19, 1760.
            • ii. JOSEPH, b. Aug. 24, 1761-2; d. at Plymouth, N. Y., Aug. 17, 1830; m. Jan. 28, 1810, Rachel Gilbert.
            • iii. SAMUEL, b. Aug. 26, 1764; d. at Munroeville, Ohio, Dec. 26, 1854; m. 1796, Grace Turner.
            • iv. NATHANIEL, b. Dec. 24, 1766; sett. in Chenango Co., N. Y., and had a family.
            • v. JARED, b. Sept. 12, 1769; d. at Butternuts, N. Y., 1834; m. Mary Douglas.
            • vi. DANIEL, b. Dec. 17, 1772; d. at Sherburne, N. Y. Aug. 3, 1846; m. (1) Jan., 1804, Betsey Comstock; (2) Dec. 3 1806, Margaret Bradford.
            • vii. MARTHA, b. July 29, 1775; m. Stephen Turner of Oxford, N. Y.
            • viii. BENJAMIN, b. Nov. 29, 1778; d. at New Milford, Ill., July 27, 1845, m. 1806 Sally Arnold.

              6. THOMAS(6) PRENTIS (Joseph,(5) Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in Montville, Conn., Jan. 19, 1760; Rev. soldier; early settler of Weathersfield, Vt., where he died in 1841. He married (1) at Weathersfield, Nov. 11, 1784, Mary Spencer, b. Dec. 31, 1766; d. May 29, 1817; (2) Sept. 10, 1818, Susannah White. Children, born in Weathersfield, Vt.:
              • i. 7. THOMAS,(7) b. July 9, 1785.
              • ii. JOSEPH, b. June 15, 1787; Dart. Coll., 1809; went to California.
              • iii. MARTHA, b. June 22, 1789; m. Nov. 17, 1808, Dr. Moses Cobb, and sett. in Mich.
              • iv. MARY, b. Dec. 31, 1791; m. (1) Matthias Stone Jones; (2) Apr. 10, 1853, Artemas Brown.
              • v. PARSONS, b. Mar. 29, 1794; d. unm., in Canada.
              • vi. DANIEL, b. Jan. 31, 1796; sett. in Fountain Green, Ill.; m. June 24, 1840, Nancy Hughes.
              • vii. ELIZABETH, b. Apr. 27, 1798; m. Feb. 10, 1820, Joseph Kidder.
              • viii. Lucius, b. Aug. 14, 1800; sett. in Independence, O.
              • ix. LYMAN, b. Feb. 13, d. Feb. 16, 1803.
              • x. LUCIA, b. Mar. 31, 1804; m. Barnabas Dean.
              • xi. LYMAN, b. May 31, 1806; d. in Quincy, Ill., July 13, 1844; m. Mrs. Laura M. (Hurlburt) Boynton.
              • xii. STEPHEN, b. Mar. 20, 1808; sett. in Washington, D. C.; m. 1837, V. R. Boynton.

                7. THOMAS(7) PRENTIS (Thomas,(6) Joseph,(5) Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., July 9, 1785; came to W. abt. 1829 and died there, Dec. 24, 1877; Rep., 1832-33; selectman, 1832-3. He married, Jan. 24, 1811, Hannah Cheney of Baltimore, Vt., who d. Nov. 16, 1883, ae. 93. Children, all but youngest born in Weathersfield:
                • i. 8. JOSEPH COMSTOCK (8) b. Nov. 1, 1812.
                • ii. 9. CHENEY, b. Nov. 3, 1813.
                • iii. JAMES WOLF, b. Dec. 5, 1816; sett. in Leroy, Ia.; m. Jane Mason. Chn.:
                  • Wade,(9)
                  • Mary,
                  • Thomas.
                • iv. MARY ELLEN, b. Aug. 10, 1819; d. Nov. 29, 1849, unm.
                • v. LUCIA, b. Apr. 8, 1821; m. Samuel Noyes of Troy, Mich.
                • vi. ROXCY, b. Nov. 26, 1823; m. June 15, 1843, Orvis Jones.
                • vii. SUSAN b. Dec. 19, 1825; m. Jan. 3, 1882, Rev. Lyman Prindle.
                • viii. JANE, b. Nov. 7, 1827; d. Apr. 10, 1830.
                • ix. ANN J., b. Sept. 13, 1831; m. Mar. 6, 1856, Moses E. Hadley.

                  8. JOSEPH COMSTOCK(8) PRENTIS (Thomas,(7) Thomas,(6) Joseph,(5) Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., Nov. 1, 1812; came with his father to W.; lived for a time in Mich., but soon retd.; died Apr. 29, 1900. He married, Aug. 13, 1839, L. Cerintha, dau. Rev. Amariah and Abigail (Whitney) Chandler, b. Jan. 23, 1822; d. Feb. 20, 1900. Children:
                  • i. 10.CHANDLER A.,(9) b. Apr. 4, 1842.
                  • ii. THOMAS T., b. June 17, 1845; Co. H. 2nd U. S. S. S., 1863-5; U. S. Consul at Port Louis, Mauritius, where he m. Dec. 25, 1873, Louisa Frye; U. S. Consul at Martinique, where he was destroyed by eruption of Pelee, May 8, 1902. Chn.:
                    • May,(10)
                    • Thomas,
                    • James E.,
                    • Christine.
                  • iii. MARY E., b. Aug. 10, 1847; m. Feb. 5, 1879, Rev. Alden Ladd of Nfd.
                  • iv. CELIA A., b. Aug. 27, 1849; m. Nov. 17, 1869, George L. Walbridge.
                  • v. MARTHA C., b. Jan. 15, 1855; m. Mar. 12, 1884, Rev. Carey H. Watson.
                  • vi. ABBIE SUSAN, b. Aug. 2, 1861; m. Dr. Elliot B. Watson.

                  9. CHENEY(8) PRENTIS (Thomas,(7) Thomas,(6) Joseph,(5) Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in Weathersfield, Vt., Nov. 3, 1813; went early to Michigan but returned to W. and lived many years, removing in old age to Northfield, Vt., where he died, May 14, 1900. He married (1) Nov. 22, 1842, Emeline, dau. Luther and Susan (Leland) Durant, b. 1821; d. Feb. 24, 1886; (2) June 16, 1887, Mrs. Marietta (Young) Hobbs. Child:
                  • i. ALBERT LELAND,(9) b. Dec., 1846; sett. in Illinois; went later to Portland, Ore., where he died, 1902. Engaged in R. R. work.

                    10. CHANDLER A.(9) PRENTIS (Joseph C.,(8) Thomas,(7) Thomas,(6) Joseph,(5) Joseph,(4) Stephen,(3) John,(2) Valentine(1)) was born in Royal Oak, Mich., Apr. 4, 1842, but came as a ch. to W.; selectman, 1901-2. He married, May 25, 1863, Laura W., dau. Elisha B. and Betsey (Cutler) Richardson, b. July 31, 1841. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                    • i. EDWIN RICHARDSON,(10) b. Oct. 20, 1865; m. Dec. 30, 1903, Emma E., dau. John Ferris. Ch.:
                      • Edna Ferris,(11) b. June 8, 1908.
                    • ii. AGNES ESTELLE, b. Apr. 27, 1868.
                    • iii. JESSIE MAUD, b. Jan. 10, 1881; Middlebury Coll., 1904; teacher.
                    • iv. JOSIE MAY, b. Jan. 10, 1881; Middlebury Coll., 1904; teacher.
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