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James Somers1

(Jul 26, 1797 - )
James Somers|b. Jul 26, 1797|p6312.htm|Hugh Somers|b. 1752\nd. Apr 10, 1834|p6308.htm|Helen Sproat|d. Sep 5, 1852|p6309.htm|||||||||||||
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Descendants of Hugh Somers
     James Somers was born on Jul 26, 1797 in Cambuslang, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of Hugh Somers and Helen Sproat.1

     James Somers emigrated with his parents Hugh and Helen to America in 1801.

     James married (1st) Margaret Russell, daughter of John Russell and Mary Schlitzer, on Feb 7, 1821.1

     James Somers and Margaret Russell had three children; Helen, and two others who died young.1

     James married (2nd) Betsey Hall, daughter of James Hall, on Oct 12, 1826 in Ryegate.1,4

     James married (3rd) Sarah Woods on May 6, 1850 in Littleton, New Hampshire.1,5

     James and Sarah appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont, enumerated Sep 20, 1850, with James's children Ann, Margaret, William, Don, Florinda, Harvey and Austin.3

     James and Sarah appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont, enumerated Jun 1, 1860, with James's children Helen and Austin. Also in the house were Henry Forsythe and Chloe Lawrence.2

Child of James Somers and Margaret Russell

Children of James Somers and Betsey Hall

Footnotes

  1. Wells, Frederic Palmer. History of Barnet, Vermont. 1923. Reprint, Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 2003.
  2. Vermont. Caledonia County. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653, roll 1317. Washington: National Archives.
  3. Vermont. Caledonia County. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432, roll 922. Washington: National Archives.
  4. Online Northeast Kingdom, Vermont. Newspaper abstracts. Marriage notices.
  5. Online Northeast Kingdom, Vermont. Newspaper abstracts. Marriage notices.
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