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10. CHARLES FRANCIS4 SAMPSON (Samuel3 2, Knelem1), b. in Worthington about 1870; m. 9 Jan. 1895, Sarah Elizabeth Miller (No. 12). Children:

*13. Charles Henry.

14. Gladys Marion, b. 21 Aug. 1897, d. 7 Jan. 1898.

 

13. CHARLES HENRY5 SAMPSON (Charles4, Samuel3 2, Knelem1), married Matilda Greenwood. Children:

15. Charles Henry, Jr., b. in East Longmeadow; m. 3 Apr. 1955, Shirley E. Robinson, dau. of Jerry J. and Evelyn (Higgins) Robinson of Worthington. A dau., Cynthia Rose, b. 10 Feb. 1956.

16. Barbara Jean, b. 1 June 1927.

17. Viola May, b. 23 July 1930.

18. Walter Carl, b. 24 Dec. 1931; m. in Willimansett, 7 Sept. 1953, Muriel Giguere, b. in Lewiston, Me., dau. of Alcide and Rose Ainee (Lessard) Giguere.

 

ABNER SAMPSON FAMILY

19. ABNER SAMPSON, b. in Chester, 1792; m. 1812, Lydia Weeks (No. 5). She m. (2) Jonathan Ring (No. 14). Among their children, b. in Huntington, were:

20. Lydia, b. 5 Dec. 1813; m. (1) Abner Tower (No. 31); (2) Nehemiah Luce (No. 5).

21. Martha C., m. (1) Eugene Boulais; m. (2) Washington Irving Rice (No. 15). Her dau., Cora Boulais, b. in Chester; m. James L. Clark. She d. in Chesterfield, 7 Dec. 1936, ae. 76-3-14.

22. Wilbur Scott, b. in Huntington; widowed, d. 8 July 1917, ae. 78-2-19, suicide.

 

SAMPSON, CLARENCE R., and his wife, Sarah (Pomeroy) Sampson, came to Chesterfield with three children: Frederick, Bernard and Evelyn. Another dau., Dorothy, was b. in Chesterfield, 21 July 1929.

 

SAMPSON, ROSWELL, had a dau., b. 21 Mar. 1864.

 

SAMPSON, SYLVANUS, of Norwich, m. (1) (int. 4 Dec. 1794), Betty Wakefield; (2) 29 Dec. 1796, Mehetable Curtis (No. 2).

 

SANDERS. A child of Mr. Sanders died 2 Sept. 1837.

                       

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SANDERSON, PLINY, b. in Brookfield, 29 Nov. 1786, son of David and Hannah (Spalding) Sanderson, d. in Sciota Township, Siawassee Co., Mich., 22 May 1872; m. 1809, in Chesterfield, Lydia Weller, b. in Huntington (then Norwich), 1791, dau. of Moses and Polly (Lindsay) Weller. A dau., Sally Sylvester, b. 5 Sept. 1810. Lydia Sanderson d. in Ohio.

 

SANDERSON, BURT CARL, born in Williamsburg, and his wife, Irene Adkins Sanderson, born in Whately, had two children born here: (1) Robert Edward, b. 15 Dec. 1950; (2) June Lois, b. 2 Oct. 1952.

 

SARAFIN FAMILY

1. JOSEPH ANTHONY SARAFIN and his wife, Amelia (Powickrowski) Sarafin, had six sons who came to Chesterfield:

2. Henry Anthony, b. in Green Farms, Conn., m. in Westhampton, 28 Dec. 1940, Priscilla Tonner, b. in Boston, dau. of Ewart Wellwood and Esther (Harvey) Tonner. Children:

i. Bonnie Jean, b. 12 June 1943; m. in Brattleboro, Vt., 9 Oct. 1960, Samuel Clayton Borst, son of Russell and Velma (Crossman) Borst of Worthington. Son, Jonathan Clayton, b. 29 Nov. 1960.

ii. Linda Anne, b. 14 Mar. 1945.

iii. Paul Anthony, b. 4 Sept. 1948.

iv. Kim Henry, b. 25 Aug. 1959.

3. Theodore Stanley, b. in Westhampton; m. 29 July 1950, Rosalie Bernier (No. 5); rem. to Huntington. A dau., Constance Marie, b. 20 Oct. 1950.

4. Walter Frank, b. in Westhampton; m. in Worthington, 4 Apr. 1953, Jo Ann Hall, b. in Presque Isle, Me., dau. of Harold E. and Linda P. (Beckwith) Hall; rem. to Middletown, Conn. A son, Kevin Walter, b. 21 Oct. 1955.

5. Joseph Richard, b. in Hatfield; m. Millicent M. Phillips, dau. of Millis and Marion Phillips; rem. to Westhampton. A dau., Donna Mae, b. 10 Mar. 1947.

6. John S., m. in Westhampton, 1953, Joan Carol Putnam of Westhampton, b. in Springfield, dau. of John Frank and Eleanor Hull (Walker) Putnam; rem. to Westhampton.

7. Edward Joseph, b. in Hatfield, d. 28 Jan. 1946, ae. 20-11-12; accidental death by carbon monoxide poisoning.

 

SCHEFFEL, EMIL OSCAR, b. in Germany, son of Frederick and Caroline (Austel) Scheffel, d. 8 Jan. 1916, ae. 61-2-23; buried in Manchester, N. H.

                       

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SCOTT, HENRY WESLEY, b. in Chesterfield, 9 Oct. 1891, son of Henry W. (b. in Williamstown) and Nellie Scott (b. in North Adams).

 

SCOTT, HENRY W., b. in Williamstown, son of Henry M. (b. in Williamstown) and Sarah E. (Burroughs) Scott (b. in Binghamton, N. Y.), d. 7 Oct. 1891, ae. 33; buried in Huntington.

 

SEARL FAMILY

1. Deacon ASAHEL SEARL came to Chesterfield about 1802. He and his wife, Rachel, were admitted to the Church here from Norwich, 29 Jan. 1809. He d. in Otisco, N. Y., 18 Aug. 1834, ae. 66. Children:

2. Asahel Harman, b. in Norwich, 10 June 1800; m. in Goshen, 11 Dec. 1823, Sophia Skiff of Goshen, b. in Montague, 6 May 1802; married by Rev. Joel Wright.

3. Orra (dau.), b. 12 June 1802.

4. Russell, b. 6 Dec. 1804; m. (int. 3 Oct. 1827), Abigail Beals of Goshen.

 

SEARS, FRANK GRAHAM, b. in Goshen, son of Freeman Sears; m. 21 April 1878, Etta Florence Wildman, ae. 18, dau. of Henry G. and Lucy E. Wildman of Springfield, Vt.

 

SEARS, JOSIAH, b. in Halifax, 29 May 1767, son of Josiah and Lydia Sears.

 

SEELEY, BERTRAM, b. in Northampton, son of L. C. and H. C. Seeley, d. 6 Sept. 1880, ae. 1-0-6.

 

SELVATICO, DANIEL, and his wife, Jane E. Selvatico, are residents of Chesterfield. They have two children, (1) Michael, (2) Mary Jane.

 

SESSIONS, ELIZABETH (FISHER), wife of John Sessions, b. in Oswego, N. Y., dau. of George (b. in Franklin) and Elizabeth P. (Huntington) Fisher (b. in Hadley), d. 24 July 1897, ae. 72; buried in Brooklyn, N. Y.

 

SEVERY, ANDREW, m. (int. 11 July 1785), Elizabeth Grosefint.

                       

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SHAINS, WILLIAM, m. (int. 14 Apr. 1779), Elizabeth Hambleton. A dau., Becca, b. 15 Aug. 1778. Widow Elizabeth Shains m. (int. 10 Jan. 1785), Abner Cofferen of Blandford.

 

SHATTUCK FAMILY

1. Capt. SAMUEL6 SHATTUCK (Ephraim5, John4, William3, John2, William1), b. in Framingham, Jan. 1750, d. 28 Apr. 1834, ae. 84; m. (1) Betsy ......... She d. 4 Oct. 1812. He m. (2) (int. 14 Aug. 1813), Jemima Metcalf, widow of Eli Metcalf (No. 1). She d. 27 May 1848, ae. 86-6-8. Children by first wife:

2. Betsy, b. in Conway, 9 Sept. 1779, d. 12 Feb. 1795.

3. Cynthia, b. 23 Dec. 1781, d. 20 Feb. 1795.

4. Samuel, b. 28 Jan. 1784; possibly m. Rebecca Cole (No. 100). He was a millwright; rem. to Mt. Clemons, Mich.; two sons, Dexter and Dwight.

5. Joel, b. in Conway, 20 Aug. 1786, d. 11 Apr. 1868; m. (int. 24 Dec. 1808), Sally Pomeroy of Worthington. She d. in Phelps, N. Y., 11 July 1825, ae. 36. Children:

i. Merrick, b. 18 Dec. 1809.

ii. Betsey, b. 16 Nov. 1811.

 

SHATTUCK, DANIEL, brother of Capt. Samuel, came here from Hadley; rem. to Norwich and later to N. Y. State.

 

SHAW FAMILY

1. ASA6 SHAW (Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), d. 1 Feb. 1841, ae. 94, Probably b. in Weymouth, served in the Rev. from New Braintree; came here about 1778. He m. (1) Hannah Vinton (No. 2). She d. 2 July 1815. He m. (2) Hannah Damon (No. 18), widow of Thomas Hathaway (No. 1). She d. 5 Apr. 1859. Children by first wife:

2. Rachel, b. in Weymouth, 18 May 1767; m. (int. 8 Aug. 1785), Ebenezer Paine (No. 3); res. Westhampton and Potsdam, N. Y.

3. Anne, b. in Weymouth, 7 Oct. 1768; m. Daniel Beswick (No. 28); res. Thermon, N. Y.

*4. Zachariah, b. in New Braintree, 23 Oct. 1770.

*5. Asa, b. in New Braintree, 2 Nov. 1772.

6. Hannah, b. 1774, d. ae. 3.

7. Samuel, b. 6 June 1778; m. (int. 17 Jan. 1802), Delight (or Delia) Barker of Chester; rem. to N.Y.

8. Caleb, d. 24 May 1815;m. (int. 20 Apr. 1811), Jemima Hayden (No. 65). She m. (2) Justus Todd (No. 3). Two children:

i. Nancy, b. 20 Aug. 1811, d. 10 May 1823.

ii. Mercy, b. 18 Dec. 1813; rem. to Ellicottville, N. Y., with her mother.   

           

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9. Chester; m. 28 Dec. 1809, Abigail Barrus of Pelham.

10. Molley, b. 13 Mar. 1781 (or 1783); m. John Pittsinger (No. 2).

 

4. ZACHARIAH7 SHAW (Asa6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 23 Oct. 1770, d. 4 June 1859; m. 15 Jan. 1801, Mary Curtis (No. 9). She d. 12 Oct. 1849, ae. 71. Farmer, soldier in State Troops in 1814; received land for his service. Children:

12. Hannah, b. 14 Jan. 1802; m. James Damon (No. 41).

*13. Francis, b. 26 Jan. 1803.

*14. Zachariah, b. 29 Apr. 1804.

15. Rebecca, b. 18 Dec. 1805; m. (1) 22 Apr. 1830, Horace Hastings of Westhampton; m. (2) Jesse Elwell of Westhampton. She d. 7 Jan. 1848.

16. Mary, b. 19 Jan. 1807, d. 30 May 1856; unm.

17. Caleb, b. 11 May 1815, d. 8 July 1834, deranged; drowned in the Conn. River.

18. Achsah, b. 20 Sept. 1821; m. Harrison Pittsinger (No. 9).

 

5. ASA7 SHAW (Asa6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 2 Nov. 1772, d. 9 Jan. 1846; m. (int. 11 Oct. 1801), Mehitabel Beswick (No. 11). She d. 31 July 1837 of consumption which she transmitted to her children and grandchildren. "Asa was a short, thick-set man. Every able-bodied man had to turn out and train on certain days. On one of these days, a crowd tried to lift a cannon by taking hold of the muzzle to see if they could lift it off the ground, but no one in the crowd could life it. Finally Uncle Zack, as Asa's brother was called, began to laugh at them, and told them he could pick out the smallest man in his company who could lift it. Nobody believed him. He called to Asa, who took hold of it and lifted it off the ground." Children:

19. Patty, b. 9 Mar. 1802; m. Lewis Witherell (No. 10).

20. Hubbard, b. 30 Apr. 1803, d. 7 Dec. 1828, unm; was ingenious, built a broom handle shop on the brook that ran through his father's farm. A hill nearby was called "Shop Hill".

21. Parnel, b. 18 Aug. 1805; m. William Collier (No. 7).

22. Melinda, b. 11 Dec. 1807; m. 1 Oct. 1828, Salmon Alvord of Westhampton; no children. She d. 27 Mar. 1830.

*23. Martin, b. 26 May 1810.

24. Electa, b. 8 Jan. 1813; m. Edson Hayden (No. 14).

*25. Nahum, b. 22 May 1816.

26. Maria, b. 19 May 1817; m. Edward Stebbins (No. 14).

27. Elmira, b. 17 Mar. 1820, d. 3 Sept. 1838; unm.

28. Emily, b. 26 Feb. 1822, d. 20 Nov. 1837.

29. Edwin, b. 4 Mar. 1824, d. 14 Aug. 1824.       

           

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13. FRANCIS8 SHAW (Zachariah7, Asa6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 26 Jan. 1803, d. 27 Jan. 1845, suicide by hanging; m. 4 July 1829, Freedom Hayden (No. 11). She d. 15 Oct. 1847. Children:

30. Silas, b. 17 Dec. 1829, d. Apr. 1831.

31. Sarah, b. 9 Jan. 1831, d. Sept. 1834.

32. Mary Ann, b. 22 May 1833; m. Horace Rhoades (No. 15).

33. Charles, b. 29 Jan. 1835.

34. Andrew, b. 9 June 1837.

35. Augustus, b. 23 Dec. 1840.

36. Augusta, b. 23 Dec. 1840; m. 9 Nov. 1859, George Burt, ae. 28, son of Levi Burt of Westhampton.

 

14. ZACHARIAH8 SHAW (Zachariah7, Asa6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 29 Apr. 1804, d. 23 Apr. 1881; m. 7 Oct. 1824, Lucinda Sprague of Worthington. She was called "Granny Shaw". He received injuries to his leg and, as a result, had his foot amputated. Children:

37. Otis, b. 26 June 1826, d. 8 Nov. 1826.

38. Austin, b. 29 May 1831, d. 16 Jan. 1854; unm.

39. Allen, b. 24 June 1833; m. 20 May 1856, Mary Bisbee (No. 68). She d. 20 Apr. 1859. He m. (2) Nettie Spooner and rem to Missouri.

40. Ruth, b. 2 Aug. 1835, d. 18 Mar. 1852, "very happy in Christ".

41. Eli A., b. in Westhampton, 5 Sept. 1837, d. 9 Apr. 1882. "While gathering sap in his sugar place with his son, he suddenly ran off down the brook and, after cutting his throat with a pocket knife, fell or threw himself in the water where persons in search found him in about an hour after his death." He m. (1) (int. 5 Jan. 1859), Anna Maria Pitcher (No. 15). She d. 24 Dec. 1879. He m. (2) 6 Jan. 1881, Lillian May (Sanderson) Merritt, ae. 32,

b. in Worthington, dau. of Jonathan E. and Martha Sanderson.

One son:

i. Alfred L., b. 12 Jan. 1863.

42.Ellen, b. 15 Oct. 1842, d. 23 July 1863; unm.

 

23. MARTIN8 SHAW (Asa7 6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 26 May 1810, d. in Williamsburg, 9 Dec. 1888; m. 8 Apr. 1841, Thankful Ball (No. 3). Res. in Chesterfield on the Little Comfort Road. She d. in E. Longmeadow, 6 Feb. 1902; buried in Williamsburg. Fife major for his regt. in U. S. Army. Owned several farms here, in Westhampton, and in Williamsburg. Children:

43. Emily Thankful, b. 22 Aug. 1845; m. Joseph Hathaway (No. 12).

44. Alvin M., b. 2 Feb. 1848, d. in Auburndale, Fla., 11 June 1934;

m. (1) Susan A. Converse of So. Worthington; m. (2) Ida Westerinen,     

           

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b. in Finland; six children by first wife and two by second wife.

45. Ira Olin, b. 30 June 1853, d. 19 Jan. 1936; m. in Williamsburg,

23 Nov. 1875, Lura Pittsinger (No. 24). She d. 8 Oct. 1929.

Eight children.

 

25. NAHUM8 SHAW (Asa7 6, Zachariah5 4, Nicholas3, John2, Joseph1), b. 22 May 1816, d. 11 Jan. 1869; m. 3 Mar. 1841, Patience Angell Torrey (No. 61). She m. (2) James Jones (son of No. 27). He d. 28 Mar. 1884. She d. in Florence, 6 July 1917. Children born in Westhampton, but the family later moved to Chesterfield:

46. Edwin Hubbard, b. 16 May 1844, d. in Florence, 5 Nov. 1894; m. 25 Nov. 1865, Mary Ann Damon (No. 190). Rem. to Florence in 1892.

47. Anson Myron, b. 27 Feb. 1851, d. 20 Mar. 1948; m. 31 Aug. 1876, Mary Annette Alden, b. in Claremont, N. H., dau. of Lewis P. and Mary A. Alden, of Birmingham, Conn. She d. 13 Jan. 1934, in Florence. Children:

i. Willis Eugene, b. 30 June 1877; m. 28 Oct. 1903, Cora May Smith.

ii. Harold Alden, b. in Florence, 6 Mar. 1886, d. in infancy.

 

NEHEMIAH SHAW FAMILY

48. Capt. NEHEMIAH SHAW and his wife, Betsey, were residents of Chesterfield. His mother, Mrs. Mary Shaw, d. here 2 Apr. 1836, ae. 85. Children:

49. David, b. 24 Dec. 1804.

50. Betsey, b. 11 Nov. 1806; m. (int. 22 May 1828), Daniel Higgins, son of Barney2 (William1) and Mary (Prentice) Higgins of Chester; his 2nd marriage.

51. Belinda, b. 23 July 1809.

52. Mary N., b. 12 Aug. 1811; m. 18 Nov. 1835, Joseph E. Goodridge of Chester.

53. John, b. 16 Mar. 1816.

54. Cyntha, b. 1 May 1820; m. Isaiah Damon.

55. Aurelia Torrey, b. 1 May 1822; m. (int. 4 June 1849), Pliny Warren of Williamsburg.

 

JACOB SHAW FAMILY

56. JACOB8 SHAW (Jacob7, Joseph6 5 4 3, John2, Abraham1), m. Rowena Damon (No. 42); rem. to Ohio; three children born in Chesterfield:

57. Harrison Damon, b. 14 Sept. 1819; m. Emma C. Harris.

58. Elizabeth, b. 19 July 1821; m. James Bradstock; res. Ohio.

59. Thalia, b. 14 Jan. 1824; m. George Allen; res. Ohio.  

           

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WILLIAM HARRISON SHAW FAMILY

60. WILLIAM HARRISON SHAW, b. in Cummington, son of Lester Grant and Nellie Frances (Damon) Shaw; m. 13 Aug. 1917, in Williamsburg, Meda Harriet Wickland (No. 2). She d. 9 Feb. 1959. He has served the town as Selectman and Assessor since 1955. Children:

61. Lester William, b. 9 Oct. 1924; m. in Dalton, 15 Apr. 1950, Jean Florence Goodermote, b. in Pittsfield, dau. of Howard V. and Florence (Bonny) Goodermote. Children:

i. William Howard, b. 10 Jan. 1951.

ii. Robert Lester, b. 13 May 1953.

62. Mildred Ethel, b. 7 May 1926; m. 18 Aug. 1951, John D. Barrus of Goshen, son of George M. and Florence (Dowkontt) Barrus. Res. in Goshen and have one son.

 

LORENZO SHAW FAMILY

63. LORENZO SHAW, son of Bruckly S. Shaw of Cummington; m. 2 May 1850, Jane Thayer (No. 23) widow of Lucius Clapp. She d. in Cummington, 3 Nov. 1885. Children:

64. Julia V., ae. 20, m. 19 Sept. 1880, Walter E. Ford, ae. 20, b. in Windsor, son of Benjamin and Anna Ford.

65. Luther, m. 18 Sept. 1881, ae. 21, Emma P. Bird, b. in Williamsburg,

dau. of Nils P. and Henrietta (Bradford) Bird.

 

SHAW, AUSTIN M., of Cummington, m. (int. 6 Nov. 1947), Deborah Tower Bruce, b. 18 Feb. 1827, dau. of Seth and Mary Bruce; res. Cummington.

 

SHAW, LYDIA C., dau. of N. and E. Shaw, d. in Hadley, 6 Nov. 1843, ae. 18.

 

SHELDIN FAMILY

1. CALEB SHELDIN and his wife, Submit Sheldin, came here from Westhampton as early as 11 Jan. 1801, when she was admitted to the church from there. He was admitted 2 Oct. 1808, and died here 29 Jan. 1827. Widow Sheldon died Jan. 1814. Children:

2. Ira, b. 12 Nov. 1801.

3. Mary, b. 21 Sept. 1806.

4. Lucy, b. 5 Mar. 1809.

 

SICKUP, ANTONY, d. 15 Nov. 1912, ae. 45, b. in Russia, Poland, son of Frank Sickup.

           

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SHIELDS, LILLIAN MAY, b. 14 Dec. 1894, dau. of George (b. in Boston) and Lena (Hayden) Shields (b. in Chesterfield).

 

SIMONS FAMILY

1. JAMES SIMONS m. (int. 28 Jan. 1793), Sarah (Sally) Cole. Children:

2. Jane, b. 2 Sept. 1793.

3. Roswell, b. 25 Jan. 1794.

4. Royel, b. 29 Mar. 1798.

5. Diantha, b. in Lanesborough, 22 June 1800.

6. Polly, b. in Lanesborough, 25 Feb. 1802.

 

SIPPLE, POLLEY, of Cummington, m. (int. 1 Nov. 1801), Buel Drake.

 

SKIFF FAMILY

1. OBEDIAH6 SKIFF (Obediah5, James4 3, Nathan2, James1), b. in Montague, 22 June 1804; m. (int. 6 Sept. 1823), Ann Bryant (No. 110). He d. in Keene, N. H., 30 Oct. 1891. She d. 22 Aug. 1868. Children:

2. Henry M., d. 20 Jan. 1887, ae. 62; m. Susan P. Stewart, b. 4 Aug. 1827, d. 2 July 1877. He d. in Chicago; suicide. Lived in N. Y. City most of his life. Buried in Chesterfield, beside his wife and four children, in the Mount Cemetery. Children:

i. Georgia H., d. 1 Dec. 1852, ae. 3-9-0.

ii. Annie S., d. 16 July 1855, ae. 1-10-0.

iii. Elvena M., d. 16 Apr. 1866, ae. 9-10-0.

iv. Eddie B., d. 3 Apr. 1866, ae. 3-8-0.

3. Orrin, d. 29 Sept. 1832, in his 5th year.

4. Lucy Nancy, b. 13 Aug. 1826; m. Roland S. Bartlett.

5. Cornelia E., b. 5 Apr. 1830; m. Edward Coit (No. 1).

6. Antoinnette M., b. 15 Jan. 1832; m. George H. Mead; "of Huntington" 1857.

7. Laurilla M., b. 24 Oct. 1833; m. 27 Oct. 1858, Frank L. Sprague, son of Nathan Sprague, b. in Hinsdale, N. H.

8. Benjamin Franklin, b. 25 Jan. 1838; m. Carrie A. Wilson.

9. George W., b. in Cummington, 1840; m. 15 Mar. 1865, Lizzie McCoy, ae. 26, b. in Whately, dau. of Daniel and Elizabeth McCoy.

 

SMEAD, CATHERINE BARDWELL, b. 30 May 1818, dau. of Elihu and Judith Smead. (Also recorded in Charlemont.)

                       

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SOLOMON SMITH FAMILY

1. SOLOMON SMITH and his wife, Elisabeth Smith, came to Chesterfield prior to 1774. Children, first seven b. in Eastown, recorded in Chesterfield:

2. Bettey, b. 23 Jan. 1763; m. Samuel Reed (No. 1)

3. Sarah, b. 30 Oct. 1764; m. Nathan Niles (No. 24).

4. Daniel, b. 18 Dec. 1766.

5. Josiah, b. 27 Nov. 1768, d. 20 Dec. 1769.

6. David, b. 9 Apr. 1770, d. 4 May 1770.

7. Jonathan, b. 9 Apr. 1770, d. 17 Apr. 1770.

8. Si......, b. 19 Aug. 1771.

9. Joseph, b. 24 Mar. 1774, d. 5 June 1778.

10. Molley, b. 28 July 1776.

11. Susannah, b. 17 Mar. 1779.

12. Solomon, b. 6 May 1781.

 

WARHAM SMITH FAMILY

13. WARHAM3 SMITH, son of Warham2 (Daniel1) and Sally (Bemis) Smith, b. in Chester, 8 Oct. 1809; m. 12 May 1833, Lucy Cole (No. 70). He d. 15 Oct. 1873. She m. (2) John Cole (No. 106). Children:

14. Ruth S., b. 2 Feb. 1834; m. (int. 17 Feb. 1854), Charles Tyler Smith of Worthington. Their dau., Ora, m. Lewis Granger (No. 3).

15. Laura E., b. 15 Dec. 1835; m. John W. Cowing (No. 98).

16. Ptolemy Sagus, b. 4 Mar. 1840; m. 20 Oct. 1866, Mary E. Smith (No. 20).

17. John Davis, b. 7 Jan. 1842, d. 6 May 1864, in Wilderness, Va., killed in battle.

18. Infant, d. 1 Nov. 1843.

 

AMOK C. SMITH FAMILY

19. AMOK CLINTON3 SMITH, son of Phineas2 (Daniel1) and Rose (Pomeroy) Smith, b. in Chester, 22 Nov. 1812, d. 18 June 1891, in Chesterfield. His widow, Sarah L. (Belden) Smith, b. in Chester, d. 30 Dec. 1909. Children, all born in Chester:

20. Mary E., b. in Chester, 1850; m. Ptolemy Sagus Smith (No. 16).

21. Henry H., d. 28 Aug. 1901, ae. 61; minister.

22. Jennie E., m. in Uxbridge, 29 May 1893, Anson Edward Freeman, b. in Huntington, son of Asher P. and Emily Freeman.

23. Marshall C., b. 25 Dec. 1855; m. (1) Lizzie E. Beldin; m. (2)

29 Sept. 1886, Gertrude J. Knight, ae. 18, b. in Huntington, dau. of Osman E. and Annie M. Knight.          

           

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HANNIBAL B. SMITH FAMILY

24. HANNIBAL B.3 SMITH, son of Nicholas2 (Nocholas1, of Plymouth) and Rebecca (Sears) Smith, b. in Paris, Maine, 18 July 1811; m. 18 Oct. 1837, Mary Rebecca Patridge, dau. of Elias and Abigal (Chase) Patridge. They settled in Peru, Maine, in 1839; rem. to Chesterfield in 1850, where he d. 27 Jan. 1894, and she d. Jan. 1871. Children:

25. Electa, b. in Paris, Maine, 14 Feb. 1838; m. 1 Oct. 1879, Walter B. Rose (No. 1), ae. 62, of Amherst, his 3rd marriage; b. in Stephentown, N. Y., son of Jeremiah and Clara (Brockway) Rose.

*26. Thomas Edwin, b. in So. Hadley Falls, 27 Dec. 1854.

 

26. THOMAS EDWIN4 SMITH (Hannibal B.3, Nicholas2 1), b. 27 Dec. 1854, d. 20 Sept. 1901; m. (1) 10 Sept. 1879, Alma Sarah Baker (No. 70). He was in business with his father, under the firm name, H. B. Smith and Son. His first wife d. 24 Sept. 1882 of typhoid fever. He m. (2) 20 Aug. 1884, Anna Wright Baker (No. 76). She d. 3 June 1954. Children by first wife:

27. Hannibal B., b. 14 Mar. 1882, d. 16 Aug. 1883.

28. Arthur Burnell, b. 7 Aug. 1880, d. 3 Dec. 1951; m. 10 July 1907, Mabel A. Torrey (No. 93); divorced, she married again. Children:

i. Arthur Willard, b. 14 Aug. 1909.

ii. Wayne Curtis, b. 2 June 1911.

Children by second wife:

29. Mary Rebecca, b. 31 Aug. 1885; m. Rev. Harvey M. Eastman; res. Slatersville, R. I.

30. Olive Knight, b. 22 July 1887; m. Harry J. McCoy (No. 1); res. Slatersville, R. I.

31. Walter Baker, b. 21 May 1889; m. in Simsbury, Conn., 7 Oct. 1916, Esther D. Holcomb, dau. of Allen J. and Clara (Deming) Holcomb; res. Simsbury, Conn.

32. Alma Cynthia, b. 5 Mar. 1891; m. Robert Ellery Edwards (No. 37); res. Northampton. He d. 1937.

33. Fannie Adelia, b. 1 Oct. 1892; m. Atwell B. Williams; res. Slatersville, R. I. She d. 1955. He d. 1949.

 

REUBEN SMITH FAMILY

34. REUBEN SCOTT SMITH, son of Reuben and Margaret (Merritt) Smith, b. in Ashfield, in 1832, d. 17 Nov. 1890; m. Mary Dwight Williams (No. 36). She d. 16 Feb. 1912. Children:

35. Fannie M., m. Henry L. Eddy (No. 8).         

           

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36. Jennie M., m. (1) (int. 20 Oct. 1881), Charles S. Warner, son of Stephen and Almira Warner. She died in Williamsburg, 20 June 1951, widow of Dennis Lee.

37. Nellie Rose, b. in Westhampton; m. George Allen Buck (No. 63); his 2nd wife.

38. Walter Scott, b. in Westhampton; res. in Holyoke; d. in Northampton, 14 Feb. 1934; m. Mary E. Daly, dau. of Patrick and Bridget (O'Rourke) Daly, b. in England. A son; Winfield Scott, b. in Chesterfield, 25 Feb. 1897; postmaster in Williamsburg.

39. Hubert Austin, b. 24 Feb. 1870, d. in Haydenville, 24 Aug. 1939; m. 25 June 1896, Emma Sarah Stanton (No. 6). She d. 26 June 1953. Five children.

40. George Merritt, d. 4 Nov. 1937, ae. 65-3-4; m. in Williamsburg, 26 June 1902, Mrs. Fannie Evelyn (Spaulding) Broderick, dau. of James R. and Annie (Smith) Spaulding, widow of William H. Broderick, b. in Great Barrington, son of Dennis Broderick. She

d. in Chesterfield, 28 Jan. 1900, ae. 42.

 

CHARLES W. SMITH FAMILY

41. CHARLES W. SMITH, b. in Northampton, and his wife, Emily (Collier) Smith, b. in Boston, had children b. in Chesterfield:

42. Martha A., b. 22 July 1870.

43. Clarinda E., b. 1 June 1873.

44. Melvin, b. Aug. 1876.

45. Allen, b. 15 Feb. 1879.

 

GEORGE SMITH FAMILY

46. GEORGE GILMAN11 SMITH, b. in Hyde Park, 20 June 1909, son of George Gilman10 (Theophilus Gilman9, Theophilus8 7 6 5 4 3 2, Nicholas1) and Marion (Gordon) Smith; m. 12 Oct. 1939, Dorothy Kronvall, b. in E. Longmeadow, 13 July 1915, dau. of Arthur and Vella E. (Smith10) Kronvall (Frederick9, William8, Oliver7, Bezaliel6, Philip5, Elisha4, Jonathan3, Philip2, Lt. Samuel1). They came to Chesterfield in 1940. He has been Town Treasurer since 1942, Tax Collector since 1960. Children:

47. Carol Ann, b. 5 July 1941.

48. George Gilman, Jr., b. 31 July 1943.

49. Arthur Kronvall, b. 3 Dec. 1951.

 

MILES SMITH FAMILY

50. MILES G. SMITH, b. in Worthington; m. (int. 13 Oct. 1856), Eliza Middlebrook of Lanesboro. Children:

51. Martha B., b. in Cheshire; m. Albert Meacham (No. 14).      

           

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52. Nellie E., m. Frank Kinne (No. 18).

53. Clemina, m. ........ Hastings; d. 15 Aug. 1893, ae. 36-9-16.

 

SMITH, ADA ADELL, name changed to Ada Adell Tower, by adoption, 2 May 1876.

 

SMITH, ALETTA B., dau. of Alfred and Sally Smith, m. 24 Dec. 1873, Robert M. Lane, ae. 25, b. in Newark, N. J., son of Thomas and Charity Lane. They had a dau. b. 15 Dec. 1874.

 

SMITH, CHARLES W., m. (int. 18 Mar. 1856), Flavie E. Cole, dau. of Merrick and Cynthia (Higgins) Cole. Their child d. 16 Mar. 1858, at Warham Smith's.

 

SMITH, CHESTER, son of Simeon Smith; m. 7 Aug. 1845, Catherine Meacham; a son b. 27 Aug. 1847.

 

SMITH, DWIGHT G., d. 10 May 1868, ae. 26. Ophelia, his wife, d. 8 Jan. 1872, ae. 26.

 

SMITH, EDNA A., b. 28 Jan. 1856, foster dau. of A. F. Dunham, d. 5 Dec. 1890.

 

SMITH, HENRY E.7, son of Erastus6, (Erastus5, Benjamin4, John3 2, Joseph1) and Polly6 Dickinson, b. in Hadley; m. 12 May 1859, Dorinda Warner (No. 36), b. in

Cummington, dau. of Silas and Sarah Warner.

 

SMITH, HENRY R., ae. 21, b. in Northampton, son of Oliver G. and Matilda Smith, m. 14 Aug. 1879, Cora E. Wrisley, ae. 16, b. in Deerfield, dau. of Henry I. and Anna Wrisley.

 

SMITH, JESSIE FREMONT, son of Charles and Ruth S. Smith, d. 16 Mar. 1858, ae. 6-7-0.

 

SMITH, JOHN, and his wife (probably Sarah) were admitted to the Chesterfield Church from Killingly, Conn., 8 Oct. 1769. Their two daughters were bapt.: Molley, 11 Feb. 1770; Cynthia, 8 Dec. 1771. Their dau., Hannah, m. Hezekiah Cogswell (No. 4). John Smith d. 16 May 1822. His widow d. 4 Jan. 1827.

                       

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SMITH, JOSIAH W., of Westhampton, m. (int. 2 Dec. 1820), Lucy Carr.

 

SMITH, LOUISE A. K., of Amherst, m. (int. 27 Aug. 1848), Fayette Clapp.

 

SMITH, ORANGE, son of Chester and wife, b. 23 Jan. 1846.

 

SMITH, TRYPHENA N., dau. of Isaac and Electa (Nichols) Smith, m. (2) 29 Dec. 1877, Alonzo H. Graves, b. in Montague, ae. 55; his 2nd marriage; son of Hubbard and Elizabeth Graves; res. So. Hadley.

 

SMITH, WALTER, ae. 53, son of Joel Smith, widower, of Greenfield, m. (2) 12 May 1845, Rhoda Pratt, ae. 63, widow. She d. 27 June 1852. He m. (3) 28 July 1853, Emily Prince, ae. 45, b. in West Springfield, dau. of Daniel Prince.

 

SMITH, WALTER A.5, ae. 28, son of Arnold4 (Henry3, Elijah2, Joseph1) and Melinda Smith, was a successful and well-known physician of Springfield; b. in Ashfield, m. 2 Mar. 1881, Mary P. Abbe, ae. 28, b. in Agawam, teacher, dau. of Erastus B. and Anne B. Abbe.

 

SNAPE FAMILY

1. FRANK SNAPE and his wife, Aurilie (Martin) Snape, came to Chesterfield with their children:

2. Frank, Jr., b. in Northampton; m. in Northampton, 28 July 1954,

Carolyn (Deaton) Jones. Children:

i. Debra Sue, b. 29 July 1954.

ii. Sherry Deane, b. 28 Sept. 1955.

iii. Patricia Ann, b. 6 July 1958.

iv. Brenda Lee, b. 1 July 1960.

3. Henry N., m. 17 Sept. 1959, Mary Ann Pash (No. 5 i). Children:

i. Theresa Anne, b. 24 Sept. 1959.

ii. Henry, Jr., b. 12 Sept. 1960.

4. Lawrence, m. in Amherst, 8 Oct. 1955, Doris (Hatt) Bundy, dau. of Eldridge and Rita (Whitcomb) Hatt.

5. Robert, m. in Northampton, 2 June 1956, Joann Mary Rogers, dau. of Ernest Joseph and Blanche Eva (Tremblay) Rogers. Their dau.: Cinday Ann, b. 22 Apr. 1958.           

           

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WILLIAM SNOW FAMILY

1. WILLIAM SNOW m. Jerusha Hill (No. 5); she d. 2 Oct. 1792. As he had "absconded to parts unknown", their five children were left to the guardianship of their uncle, Abraham Joslyn (No. 1). Children:

2. Nehemiah, b. 29 Aug. 1778.

3. Molly, b. 16 Sept. 1781.

4. Calvin, b. 6 Oct. 1784.

5. Luther, b. 28 Mar. 1787.

6. Axsa (Achsah), b. 22 Feb. 1790.

 

LUTHER SNOW FAMILY

7. LUTHER S. SNOW and his wife, Lucretia Snow, had children b. in Chesterfield:

8. Luther, b. 13 Dec. 1813; m. Susan Weeks (No. 6), b. in Huntington (or Norwich); had children b. in Worthington; one son, George, d. in Chesterfield, 25 May 1883, ae. 30.

9. Christopher, b. 12 Apr. 1816.

10. Lucretia, b. 13 Dec. 1818; perhaps m. (int. 31 Oct. 1843) Christopher Cook of Middlefield.

11. Joseph, b. Sept. 1831.

12. Julia, b. Feb. 1836.

 

JOHN A. SNOW FAMILY

13. JOHN A. and his wife, Almira C. Snow, had children:

14. Frank H., b. in Windsor; res. in Cummington; m. 4 Nov. 1880, Ida M. Randall (No. 2); one daughter, Clara Mabel, b. 10 Oct. 1881, in Chesterfield.

15. Nellie, b. in Savoy; res. Cummington; ae. 24, m. 1 Aug. 1880, Ezra H. Howes, ae. 29, b. in Ashfield, son of Otis C. and Cornelia (Hubbard) Howes.

 

SNOW, LUCRETIA, and Luther Chaise had a son, Luther Chapin Chaise, b. 12 Dec. 1813.

 

SNOW, EZRA, and his wife, Levina, had two children born here: Anna, b. 7 Mar. 1780; Leummim, b. 2 June 1782.

 

SNOW, BETHANY, of Hardwick, m. 14 Mar. 1781, Nathaniel Haniman (or Harriman).

           

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SNYDER, FRANK MILTON, b. in Cummington, son of Henry H. (b. in Germany) and Lena (O'Brieter) Snyder (b. in New York City), d. 26 Nov. 1944, ae. 40-5-15, suicide; buried in Worthington.

 

SOUTHWICK, WIDOW ELIZABETH, "one of the ancient set tlers", d. 20 Jan. 1851, ae. 90.

 

SOUTHWORTH, MRS. EUNICE, "died very suddenly, 16 Nov. 1809, at John House's."

 

SOUTHWORTH, WIDOW, d. 11 Mar, 1812.

 

SPALDING FAMILY

1. JEREMIAH5 SPALDING, son of Isaac4 (Edward3, John2, Edward1), b. 20 Aug. 1730, d. 19 July 1769; m. Elizabeth Day (probably b. in Killingly, Conn.), dau. of David and Bersheba Day of Worthington. She m. (2) Eleazer King (No. 2) and (3) Elisha Warner. His six children, all minors at the time of his death:

2. Asa, b. 5 Oct. 1754, d. in Peru, 3 May 1830; m. Mary Ross (or Morse); she d. in Elbe, N. Y.

3. Bathsheba, perhaps the one who m. 15 Feb. 1775, Caleb Cushman of the Gore; their son, Rev. Rufus Cushman, m. Theodosia Stone (No. 25).

4. Rachel, perhaps the one who m. Benjamin Healy (No. 6).

5. David Day, bapt. 14 Dec. 1766; died in infancy.

6. Jeremiah, over the age of 14 on 27 Feb. 1779, when he chose Capt. Benjamin Bonney to be his guardian.

7. Silas, over the age of 14 on 27 Feb. 1779, when he chose Capt. Benjamin Bonney to be his guardian.

8. Elizabeth, b. 22 Apr. 1768.

 

SPALDING, HANNAH6, dau. of Simeon5 (Jacob4, Edward3, John2, Edward1) and Hannah (Paine) Spalding, b. in Killingly, Conn., 11 May 1750, d. in Chesterfield, 5 July 1809; buried in Center Cemetery; m. (1) Ebenezer Knight; (2) Samuel Danforth; (3) David Sanderson; their son, Pliny Sanderson, b. in Brookfield.

 

SPAULDING, SUSAN, dau. of Peter6 (Benjamin5, Isaac4, Andrew3 2, Edward1) and Tamer Bartlett Spaulding, b. in Oxford, 24 Oct. 1797; m. Elisha Bisbee (No. 10).

                       

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ASHBEL SPENCER FAMILY

1. ASHBEL SPENCER d. 4 Mar. 1803; his widow, Desire, d. "at Culver's", 4 Apr. 1813. Children born in Chesterfield:

2. Desire, b. 7 May 1794.

3. Ashbel, b. 30 July 1796.

4. Frederick, b. 4 Sept. 1798.

5. Eunis, b. 8 June 1801.

6. Noah, b. 6 Oct. 1803.

 

GEORGE SPENCER FAMILY

7. GEORGE S. SPENCER, son of George and Emily Spencer, b. in Middlefield; m. 25 Feb. 1880, Lizzie M. Higgins (No. 42). He ran the iron foundry in West Chesterfield for the firm of Moore and Litchfield. She m. (2) Franklin H. Bryant (No. 63). Children:

8. George Walter, b. Jan. 1881.

9. Ethel May, b. 29 Oct. 1883; m. in Williamsburg, 14 June 1905,

Robert P. Purrington, son of Morris and Mary (Mungan) Purrington.

SPEAR, JAMES, a native of Scotland, d. 22 Feb. 1825.

 

SPORBERT FAMILY

1. WILLIAM L. SPORBERT and his wife, Lilla M. (Gorham) Sporbert, had five children who came to Chesterfield:

2. Gertrude Elizabeth, b. in Montgomery; m. Raymond Knight (No. 34 i).

3. Raymond Erland, m. Evelyn T. Weller; dau., Laura Lee, b. 24 Apr. 1946.

4. William Lawrence, m. Bridget Bernadette Hanley; son, Lauri Howard, b. 21 June 1947.

5. Ernest, m. Phyllis Lentin; child, b. and d. 20 Dec. 1946.

6. Louis, res. of Chesterfield for a number of years; registered practical nurse; now a res. of Northampton.

 

SPRAGUE FAMILY

1. ROGER5 SPRAGUE (Edward4, William3, Phineas2, Ralph1), b. in Andover, 19 Sept. 1726, and his wife, Sarah Sprague, had nine children born in Braintree. He was admitted to this church in Dec. 1779 and died about 1783. Children:

2. Susanna, b. 8 Feb. 1750; m. ........ Allen.

*3. John, b. 3 Apr. 1752.           

           

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4. William, b. 26 Aug. 1754; not mentioned in probate records.

5. Lydia, b. 8 May 1757; m. Luke Silvester (No. 46).

6. Sarah, b. 10 Mar. 1760; m. Samuel B. Wright (No. 16).

7. Martha, b. 3 Aug. 1762; m. Lot Wilder (No. 5).

8. Elizabeth, b. 8 Jan. 1765; m. Walter Bonney (No. 5).

9. Hannah, b. 22 Jan. 1768; m. John Witherell (No. 85).

10. Mary, b. 24 June 1771; m. William Jackson (No. 6).

 

3. JOHN6 SPRAGUE (Roger5, Edward4, William3, Phineas2, Ralph1), b. 3 Apr. 1752; m. (int. 14 Jan. 1778), Mercy Stockwell (No. 2). He was of Stamford, Vt., 1806. Children:

11. Sarah, b. 11 July 1780; m. Jesse Buck (No. 12).

12. Roxsey, b. 28 May 1782.

13. Irena, b. 3 May 1784.

14. Marcy, b. 20 June 1786.

15. Sophia, b. 27 Aug. 1788.

16. John, b. 9 Jan. 1791.

17. Casendana, b. 25 Apr. 1793.

18. William, b. 24 Feb. 1795.

 

SQUIRES, MARY B., dau. of Edwin Clark (b. in Easthampton) and Celestia (Gorum) Clark (b. in Huntington), and widow of Henry Squires, d. 29 Sept. 1950, ae. 89-11-23; buried in Easthampton.

 

THOMAS SROCZYK FAMILY

1. THOMAS SIMON SROCZYK and his wife, Sophie B. Niemiec Sroczyk, came to Chesterfield in 1946 with four daughters; one son b. in Chesterfield:

2. Mary.

3. Helen.

4. Kathryn. | twins

5. Frances.

6. Thomas Simon, Jr., b. 28 June 1946.

 

STANDISH, GEORGE BYRON, son of Frank B. (b. in Windsor) and Lillian (Holmes) Standish (b. in Nantucket), d. 18 Dec. 1903, ae. 3; buried in Cummington.

 

JESSE STANTON FAMILY

1. MOREY WELCOME2 STANTON (called Welcome), son of Jesse1 and Lucy (Pitcher) Stanton, b. in Huntington, 8 Nov. 1812, d. in Savoy, 13 Aug. 1898; m. (1) in Savoy, 30 Apr. 1845, Lucy Clarinda Hathaway, dau. of Charles7 (Enos6, Thomas5 4,     

           

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John3 2, Nicholas1) and Cynthia (Pierce) Hathaway, b. in Savoy, 26 Jan. 1826, d. in Savoy, 13 July 1857. He m. (2) (int. 6 Feb. 1858), Hannah M. Bryant (No. 129). He was a very strong man and walked from Chesterfield to Savoy just before he died to be sure he would be buried beside his first wife. Children:

2. Georgianna A., b. in Windsor, 16 Mar. 1846, d. in Chicago, Ill., 9 July 1911; m. (1) ........ Barry; m. (2) 16 Oct. 1880, George R. Cady, b. in Canaan, N. Y., son of Palmer and Sabrina Cady. Res. New Haven, Conn.

*3. Dwight Isaac, b. in Savoy, 12 Mar. 1850.

*4. Frank E., b. in Savoy, 29 Sept. 1853.

 

3. DWIGHT ISAAC3 STANTON (Welcome2, Jesse1), b. in Savoy, 12 Mar. 1850, d. 17 Oct. 1921; m. 16 Apr. 1873, Ada A. Adams (No. 7). She d. 31 Aug. 1916. Children:

5. Rosa C., b. 25 May 1874; m. Fred Chandler Healy (No. 37).

6. Emma S., b. 31 Jan. 1877; m. Hubert A. Smith (No. 39).

7. Cora S., b. 9 July 1879, d. in Northampton, 22 Aug. 1954; held a degree from Clark Univ.; taught school in Springfield, Northampton and Everett, and for 25 years in Worcester; unm.

8. Howard Dwight, b. 25 May 1882; m. Abbie Bird Rhoades (No. 96), 24 Sept. 1920; res. West Chesterfield, where he has a general store. Served the town as Tax Collector 1941-1960, and Selectman, 1924-1928.

 

4. FRANK E.3 STANTON (Welcome2, Jesse1), b. in Savoy, 29 Sept. 1853, d. 26 Jan. 1941; m. 25 Dec. 1878, Dora Elizabeth Peltier (No. 3). She d. 27 Dec. 1919. Children:

*10. Arthur Leroy, b. 25 Aug. 1879; called "Roy".

*11. Wilbur Dwight, b. 31 May 1881.

12. Robin E., b. in Huntingon, 13 Mar. 1883.

13. Frank, b. 12 Apr. 1885, d. same day.

14. Ina Mabel, b. in Northampton, 27 Dec. 1889; m. 23 July 1910, Karl A. Read, b. in Westport, N. H., son of George and Dora S. (Willard) Read. He d. 1 Sept. 1961.

15. Charles Augustus, b. 21 Mar. 1895; m. Dorothy May Waite, b. in Greenfield. A daughter, Barbara Elizabeth, b. 25 Apr. 1922.

 

10. ARTHUR LEROY4 STANTON (Frank E.3, Welcome2, Jesse1), b. 25 Aug. 1879, d. in West Dover, Vt., 7 Apr. 1949; m. Josephine Agnes Healey, dau. of Edgerly and Elizabeth (Weston) Healey of Skohegan, Maine. She d. 27 July 1947, ae. 63-11-18. Children:

16. John Emerson, b. 17 Jan. 1910; m. in Northampton, 31 Dec. 1938,

Mary Ida Goodine, b. in Millinocket, Maine, dau. of Joseph A.     

           

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and Phyllis (Doyle) Goodine. Children born in Chesterfield:

i. Barbara Ann, b. 8 Sept. 1939; m. Chester Franklin Brown (No. 26).

ii. Josephine Agnes, b. 17 Jan. 1942.

17. Elroy Joseph, b. 18 June 1912; m. Evelyn Bogle, b. in Guilford Vt.; dau., Norma Rachel, b. 30 Nov. 1938.

 

11. WILBUR DWIGHT STANTON4 (Frank E.3, Welcome2, Jesse1), b. 30 May 1881; m. 19 Dec. 1909, Alice Melissa Durkee (No. 3). Children:

18. Donald Wilbur, b. 19 May 1911; drowned in the raceway to Healy's shop, West Chesterfield, 27 May 1915.

19. Ruth Alice, b. 20 Nov. 1915.

20. Robert Karl, b. 16 Feb. 1920.

 

ELISHA STANTON FAMILY

21. ELISHA5 STANTON (Daniel4, John3 2, Thomas1), b. in Preston, Conn., d. in Norwich, 13 Feb. 1813, of spotted fever; m. 1781, Anna Rust, dau. of Gershom and Anna (White) Rust. He went to Vermont before the Rev. War; returned soon after. All eleven children born at Stanton Homestead on Goff's Hill in Norwich Township:

22. John Warren, b. 13 Sept. 1782; m. 13 Dec. 1814, Sally Brewster. Rem. to Ellicottville, N. Y. One son, Elisha Warren, b. 11 Oct. 1816.

23. Polly, b. 1 Nov. 1783; m. Mark Williams (No. 11).

24. Anna, b. 10 Mar. 1785; m. Samuel Bryant (No. 102).

25. Elisha, b. Feb. 1787, d. 1809; unm.

26. Aurelia, b. 11 Mar. 1789; m. Hervey Kingsley (No. 36).

27. Martha, b. 6 Apr. 1791; m. Sept. 1816, Quartus Rust.

28. Lydia, b. 1 Apr. 1793; m. Abner Kinne (No. 1).

29. Achsah, b. 11 June 1795, d. 22 Apr. 1879; unm.

30. Francis, b. 16 June 1797; m. Apr. 1818, Freeman Bryant.

31. Huldah, b. 17 Sept. 1799; m. 5 Dec. 1822, David C. Rust.

32. Gershom Rust, b. 1 June 1802; m. 30 Sept. 1827, Julia Antoinette McClure.

 

STARKWEATHER FAMILY

1. ROBERT4 STARKWEATHER (John3 2, Robert1), b. 26 Aug. 1728, in Stonington, Conn.; m. in Ipswich, Mass., in 1752, Sally (Eveleth) Colby, dau. of James and Elizabeth Eveleth. They came from Stonington to Chesterfield about 1800, where he d. 15 Mar. 1819, and she d. 22 Aug. 1824. Children:

2. James, a Rev. soldier.

3. Ezra, a resident of Worthington.         

           

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4. Joseph, a Rev. soldier, d. a prisoner in Hayti.

5. Simeon, a Rev. soldier.

*6. Robert, b. 6 Sept. 1765.

7. Charles.

8. Sara, m. Wanton Carr (No. 7).

9. Asa, died young.

10. Polly.

 

6. ROBERT5 STARKWEATHER (Robert4, John3 2, Robert1), b. in Stonington, Conn., 6 Sept. 1765, d. 8 May 1858; m. 1787, Sally Eager, dau. of Nahum and Sara (Jennison) Eager, b. in Worthington, 16 Sept. 1772. She d. 22 Feb. 1852. They rem. to Chesterfield about 1790. He was a Doctor of Medicine, somewhat of a joker, and very peculiar in his habits; called "Old Doctor". Children:

*11. Rodney, b. in Worthington, 8 Feb. 1788.

12. Horace, b. 26 Mar. 1790, d. 26 Aug. 1793.

13. Laura, b. 12 Apr. 1792; m. Oliver Edwards (No. 5).

14. Orpha, b. 23 Apr. 1794; m. Emmons Putney.

15. Horace, b. Aug. 1799, d. 1854; m. Electa Nims of Deerfield; rem. to Kalamazoo, Mich.

16. Sarah, d. 3 Nov. 1807.

 

11. RODNEY6 STARKWEATHER (Robert5 4, John3 2, Robert1), b. in Worthington, 8 Feb. 1788; removed to Fabius, N. Y., in 1812; returned to marry Jane Starkweather, dau. of Charles and Martha (Kingsley) Starkweather of Northampton, 8 Feb. 1815. Studied with Rev. Moses Halleck of Plainfield; had two or three years at Williams College; studied medicine in his father's office. Gradually turned his attention to farming in connection with his medical practice after returning here in 1820. Rem. to Waterville, Ohio in 1853, where he died in 1872. Children:

17. Charles Robert, b. in Fabius, N. Y., 8 May 1815; m. 13 Sept. 1841. Mary H. Eager; both died in Chicago, Ill.

18. Julia A., b. in Fabius, N. Y., 7 Feb. 1820; m. (int. 10 Dec. 1845), Rev. Royal Reed (minister in Goshen), whose first wife, Mary E., had died 27 Apr. 1841. He later practiced medicine in Chicago, Ill., where she d. 6 July 1874.

19. Jane, b. 10 May 1824; m. 3 Jan. 1850, Rev. P. C. Baldwin; res. Waterville, Ohio.

20. Henry, b. 29 Aug. 1826; m. 20 Oct. 1853, Mary Elizabeth Woodbury.

She d. 20 Dec. 1867. He m. (2) Mary Wood; res. Chicago.

21. Martha, b. 8 Apr. 1830; m. A. S. Chase; res. Waterbury, Conn.        

 

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STARKS, FLORENCE DAVIS, b. in Springfield, dau. of Charles H. (b. in Nashua, N. H.) and Caroline (Farmer) Davis (b. in Nashua, N. H.), and wife of Ernest B. Starks, d. 21 June 1938, ae. 70-2-0; buried in Springfield.

 

STARNES FAMILY (STEARNS)

1. DAVID4 STARNES, son of Ebenezer3 (Shubael2, Charles1), and Martha (Burnap) Stearns, b. in Sutton, 25 Mar. 1729, d. 28 Feb. 1788, in Goshen; m. in Dudley, 7 Sept. 1756, Hannah Burnell, b. Mar. 1732, dau. of John and Mehitable (Edmunds) Burnell. They were given a letter to the Goshen church, 24 Nov. 1781. She m. (2) Capt. Elisha Cranson of Ashfield, 20 Jan. 1792. She d. in Goshen, Dec. 1827, ae. 96, at the home of her dau., Hannah Beals. Children, first three b. in Dudley:

*2. David, b. 26 July 1757.

3. Lemuel, b. 17 Mar. 1759; his wife d. in Pittstown, N. Y., 10 Feb. 1817.

4. John, b. 22 Feb. 1761; m. Abigail Williams, dau. of Abisha Williams; d. in Goshen, 1801.

5. Samuel, b. 20 Mar. 1763.

*6. Cyrus, b. 26 Mar. 1765.

7. Joseph, b. 30 June 1768.

8. Hannah, b. 17 Nov. 1770; m. Daniel Beals (No 7).

9. Mary, b. 17 Apr. 1774.

10. Sarah, b. 17 Aug. 1776.

 

2. DAVID5 STEARNS (David4, Ebenezer3, Shubael2, Charles1), b. 26 July 1757, d. in Clinton Co., Ohio, 5 Sept. 1836; m. (int. 22 July 1782), Susanna Beals of Goshen, b. in Cohasset, 30 May 1759, dau. of Abel and Deborah (Lambert) Beals. Abel Beals was a younger brother of Adam Beals (No. 1). Susannah (Beals) Stearns d. in Clinton Co., Ohio, 10 Mar. 1849.

 

David Stearns sold his property in Chesterfield to Caleb Damon, 10 Dec. 1794, and moved, in 1795, to Stamford, Vt., where his children, Sophia, Cynthia, Alvin, Calvin, and Orpha, were born. About 1810 he and his son, Luther, moved to Scipio, Cayuga Co., N. Y. The eldest son, Melzer (or Melzar), joined them in 1811 and about 1815 David Stearns and these two sons, all with their families, set out by way of Olean, N. Y., where they built a raft, down the Allegany and Ohio Rivers to a point near Cincinnati, Ohio, whence they came northward to Clinton Co., Ohio. Children of David and Susanna:

11. Melzer, b. 25 Aug. 1783, d. in Ohio, 1832 or 1833.    

 

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12. Luther, b. 6 Nov. 1784, d. in Williamson Co., Texas, 26 Jan. 1859; m. (1) Mary Beals; m. (2) in Ohio, 7 Sept. 1826, Martha Thomas; rem., in 1831, to Vermillion Co., Ill. In 1848, rem. to Williamson Co., Texas. By the two wives, he had 15 children.

13. David, b. 12 June 1786.

14. Mary, b. 9 Dec. 1787.

15. Anna, b. 14 June 1789.

16. Harva, b. 20 Feb. 1791.

17. Clarasa, b. 18 Oct. 1792.

18. Zara, b. 18 Nov. 1794.

19. Sophia, b. in Stamford, Vt., 27 Aug. 1796.

 

6. CYRUS5 STEARNS (David4, Ebenezer3, Shubael2, Charles1), b. 26 Mar. 1765, d. in Goshen, 25 Mar. 1855; m. Sarah Weeks, dau. of Capt. Thomas Weeks. She d. in Goshen, 28 June 1850, ae. 84. Children:

20. Electa, b. in Goshen, 20 Sept. 1788; m. (1) 1808, Elihu Hubbard; m. (2) in Goshen, 14 Sept. 1825, Asa Partridge. She d. 13 Feb. 1858.

21. Ezra, b. in Goshen, 14 Feb. 1792, d. 20 Oct. 1814, while serving as a soldier; m. Esther Todd (No. 7). She d. 16 July 1818, at her father's. A son:

i. Ezra, b. 18 Dec. 1814; m. 1 Oct. 1835, Sophia Cudworth

(No. 12). A son, Rufus, b. 18 Aug. 1836.

 

STEARNS, ELIAS5, of Partridgefield (Oliver4, Dea. Boaz3, Samuel2, Nathaniel1), m. 29 Nov. 1803, Betsy Spalding.

 

STEBBINS FAMILY

1. LEVI6 STEBBINS, son of Edward5 (John4, Joseph3, Thomas2, Rowland1) and Elizabeth (Burt) Stebbins, b. in West Springfield, 7 Feb. 1774, d. in Chesterfield, 30 May 1856; m. in Williamsburg, 23 Aug. 1798, Amia Pierce (No. 8). She d. 24 Apr. 1863. Children.

2. Alvah, b. July 1799, d. 12 Aug. 1800.

3. Levi, b. 29 Dec. 1800, d. Mar. 1801.

4. Caroline, b. 9 Sept. 1802; m. Jonathan Vinton (No. 14).

5. Eliza Birt, b. 13 Jan. 1805; m. Asahel Bisbee (No. 17).

6. Jane Pierce, b. 1 Feb. 1807; m. (int. 29 Nov. 1833), Richard Lewis Edwards, son of Eli Edwards of Northampton. Their first child, b. 28 Sept. 1834, d. ae. 13 weeks. They rem. to Milwaukee, Wisc. He was a wagon maker.

7. Israel P., b. 13 Feb. 1809, d. in Williamsburg, 1 Jan. 1867; m. 25

Sept. 1838, Elizabeth Marsh Williams. He was a tinsmith.           

           

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8. Levi, Jr., b. 21 Feb. 1811; m. (int. 12 Nov. 1836), Sabrena Ball, of Westhampton; rem. by ox wagon, in 1845, to E. Troy, Wisc. He was an M.D. Children b. in Chesterfield:

(1) Laurealta, b. 25 Mar. 1838; m. Benjamin Herrick; (2) Martha Ellen, b. 26 Jan. 1841, unm.; professional nurse in E. Troy.

*9. Edward, b. 30 Mar. 1813.

10. Andrew Jackson, b. 3 (or 23) May 1815; m. in Wellington, 9 May 1850, Mercy Knap; rem. to E. Troy, Wisc., and died there.

11. Amia, b. 16 June 1817; m. Lyman Witherell (No. 104).

12. Celia, b. 18 Apr. 1820, d. 7 June 1849.

*13. Alvah, b. 4 Mar. 1823.

 

9. EDWARD7 STEBBINS (Levi6, Edward5, John4, Joseph3, Thomas2, Rowland1), b. 30 Mar. 1813, d. 19 Oct. 1858, suicide by shooting; m. (1) (int. 6 Oct. 1838), Maria Shaw. She d. 12 Jan. 1840. He m. (2) 6 Jan. 1842, Arminda Bird, dau. of Eli and Dimmis (Dwight) Bird. She d. 29 Jan. 1919, ae. 99. He rem. to East Troy, Wisc., and returned here in 1856. Child by first wife:

14. Emily Maria, b. in Northampton, 29 Aug. 1839; m. Chauncy Guilford of Williamsburg, son of William and Philinder (Brown) Guilford.

Children by second wife:

15. Emerson Herbert, b. 28 Feb. 1843, d. 11 July 1846.

16. Albert Francis, b. 14 Mar. 1846, d. 8 Nov. 1863.

17. Emory Dwight, b. 18 Feb. 1849; m. in Williamsburg, Ella Florine Merritt, dau. of Charles Austin and Louise (Pease) Merritt.

18. Foster Osborne, b. 6 Apr. 1851, d. 12 June 1853.

19. Israel Pierce, b. 24 Apr. 1853, in East Troy, Wisc.

20. Orville Dewey, b. in Marston, Wisc., 17 Apr. 1855; m. in Easthampton, Philena Hall.

 

13. ALVAH7 STEBBINS (Levi6, Edward5, John4, Joseph3, Thomas2, Rowland1), b. 4 Mar. 1823, d. 12 July 1881; m. (1) 24 May 1849, Electa C. Thayer (No. 29). She d. 1 July 1850. He m. (2) Mary Ann Wells (No. 13). Children:

21. Amie Eliza, b. 19 Oct. 1862;m. James Henry Cutter. She d. 4 Nov. 1953.

22. Frederick Albert, b. 16 Feb. 1865; m. Grace Lucretia Reece, dau. of Reuben G. and Anne Matilda (Warner) Reece, of Northampton; rea. Easthampton.

23. Carrie Jane, b. in Williamsburg, 14 July 1869; m. Elihu W. Goodhue; res. Haydenville. He served this school district as Superintendent of Schools.

24. Arthur Lyman, b. in Williamsburg, 30 Aug. 1873.      

           

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STEELE FAMILY

1. HIRAM STEELE, son of Stephen and Chloe (Hubbard) Steele, m. 12 Nov. 1834, Rebecca Witherell (No. 11). Children:

2. Mary Jane, b. in Cummington; m. (1) Philetus A. Bryant (No. 61; m. (2) James D. Stall, b. in Springfield, son of Elihu (b. in Hadley) and Louise (Munn) Stall (b. in Groton, N. H.). He served the town as Town Clerk from 1892-1908; d. 2 July 1925, ae. 69-6-5. No children.

3. Isaac H., m. 24 Dec. 1868, Alice A. Cudworth (No. 28).

 

STEPHENSON FAMILY (STEPHENS)

1. Capt. JOHN2 STEPHENSON, son of John and Rachel (Tower) Stephenson, b. in Hingham, Second Precinct (now Cohasset), 1718/9, d. 1 Nov. 1805; m. in Hingham, 22 Oct. 1747, Martha Nichols, b. in Hingham, 16 Jan. 1726/7, dau. of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Lincoln) Nichols. She d. 9 Feb. 1787. He was at the capture of Louisburg, 1745, and lived near Ship Cove, Cohasset, where his seven children were born. Came to Chesterfield in 1770; admitted to the church, 2 Sept. 1770. As Town Clerk, on 1 Mar. 1777, he entered the births of his children on the Town records of Chesterfield. He m. (2) 14 Sept. 1788, Rebecca, widow of John Wilder (No. 1). She d. 6 Dec. 1807. Children by first wife:

2. William, b. 2 July 1748.

3. Obadiah, b. 5 Apr. 1752, d. young.

4. Jane, b. 19 June 1754; m. John Rogers (No. 5).

5. Elizabeth, b. 29 June 1757; m. (int. 19 Sept. 1785), Rezolved Grosvenor of Windsor; a son, Thomas Grosvenor, b. in Windsor, 22 Mar. 1787.

6. Obadiah, b. 29 Sept. 1759; m. Abigail Damon (No. 20); res. Cummington, 1805.

*7. Nathaniel, b. 17 Mar. 1762.

*8. John, b. 20 Feb. 1765.

 

7. NATHANIEL3 STEPHENSON (John2 1), b. 17 Mar. 1762, d. 29 Nov. 1839; m. (int. Jan. 1796), Polley Livermore (No. 3). She d. 16 Mar. 1842. Children:

9. Elizabeth, b. 17 Mar. 1797, d. 23 Feb. 1804.

10. Roxannah, b. 19 May 1799; m. Thomas Porter (No. 14).

11. Persis, b. 15 Jan. 1802, d. 29 Feb. 1804.

*12. Darius, b. 11 July 1805.     

 

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8. Col. JOHN3 STEPHENSON (John2 1), b. 20 Feb. 1765, d. 29 Mar. 1849; m. 19 June 1788, Susanna Willcutt (No. 8). Children:

13. Levina, b. 17 May 1790, d. 5 Sept. 1828.

*14. Jerum, b. 4 July 1792 (Jerome).

15. Polly, b. 10 May 1794; m. Jonathan Pittsinger (No. 4).

16. Sally, b. 17 Feb. 1796, d. 11 Dec. 1883; unm; "a long time pauper known as Aunt Sal".

17. John, b. 23 Apr. 1798, d. 2 June 1823.

18. Susa, b. 20 July 1800.

19. Hannah, b. 26 June 1802.

20. Caroline Shelden, b. 15 July 1804.

21. Lois, b. 11 Mar. 1807; m. Charles Litchfield.

22. Unice, b. 18 Aug. 1809.

23. Thomas Jefferson, b. 4 Jan. 1811.

 

12. DARIUS4 STEPHENSON (Nathaniel3, John2 1), b. 11 July 1805, d. 15 Aug. 1859; m. 24 Dec. 1839, Sarah Baker (No. 25). She m. (2) Asahel Bisbee (No. 17). Children:

24. Infant, d. 31 Mar. 1841.

25. Sarah Wright, b. 31 Mar. 1842; m. 1 Jan. 1864, Timothy Dwight Pierce, ae. 33, b. in Worthington, son of Daniel and Abigal (Lyman) Pierce; res. Goshen.

26. Mary Ann, b. 14 Nov. 1847.

 

14. JEROME4 STEPHENSON (John3 2 1), b. 4 July 1792, d. 22 Oct. 1839; m. (int. 7 Dec. 1814), Keziah Damon (No. 238). She m. (2) Zara Rude (No. 1). Children:

27. Chauncy, b. 24 June 1817, d. 11 Jan. 1890; m. Betsey .........

One child, Elva, b. 16 July 1849.

28. Almon, b. 14 Jan. 1819, d. 23 Apr. 1828.

29. Jerome, Jr., b. about 1824; m. (1) ......... She d. 9 Mar. 1854, ae. 32. A son, John, bapt. 6 Sept. 1840. He m. (2) 6 Oct. 1861, Rozelia B. Leonard, ae. 20, b. in Ashfield, dau. of Reuel and Elizabeth Leonard.

30. Infant, d. 15 Aug. 1828, ae. 20 mos.

 

STETSON FAMILY

1. ABIEL STETSON, b. in Scituate, 23 Oct. 1738, son of Anthony4 (Robert3, Joseph2, Robert1) and Anna (Smith) Stetson, d. 28 Aug. 1819; m. in Hardwick, 24 Feb. 1767, Ruth Bonney. She d. 12 Apr. 1809, ae. 63. Children:

2. Molley, b. 9 July 1769; m. Elias Parsons (No. 13).

3. Cynthia, b. 3 May 1772; m. (int. 4 Oct. 1806), Dean Franklin. She d. at Beaver Dam, Wisc., 4 Oct. 1846.

*4. Bela, b. 16 Sept. 1776.

5. Hannah, m. Nathan Healy (No. 12).  

           

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4. BELA6 STETSON (Abiel5, Anthony4, Robert3, Joseph2, Robert1), b. 16 Sept. 1776, d. 19 May 1856; m. (int. 4 Oct. 1801), Cynthia Bissell (No. 4). She d. in Cummington, 25 Dec. 1876. Children:

*6. William Lyman, b. 29 Apr. 1803.

7. Eunice Olcott, b. 17 Aug. 1805; m. Enos Porter, son of Asa Porter of Cummington.

8. Hannah Marriat (or Masiah), b. 5 June 1808; m. Huntington Porter, son of Asa Porter of Cummington.

 

6. WILLIAM LYMAN7 STETSON (Bela6, Abiel5, Anthony4, Robert3, Joseph2, Robert1), b. 29 Apr. 1803, d. 17 June 1872; m. (int. 30 Sept. 1825), Clarasa Strong, dau. of Asahel and Abigail (Baker) Strong, b. in Westhampton, d. 20 Apr. 1866, ae. 61. He was a Deputy Sheriff. Children:

9. Charles Augustine, b. 2 Jan. 1827; m. 1 Jan. 1850, Frances E. Newgeon, ae. 23, dau. of William T. Newgeon of Granville.

10. William White, b. 26 Jan. 1829.

*11. Emerson Strong, b. 21 Apr. 1832.

12. Armenia Maria, b. 2 June 1834, d. 29 Jan. 1837.

 

11. EMERSON STRONG8 STETSON (William Lyman7, Bela6, Abiel5, Anthony4, Robert3, Joseph2, Robert1), b. 21 Apr. 1832, d. 1 Apr. 1870; m. (int. 9 May 1855), Mary P. Newgeon, b. in Granville. Children:

13. Louisa Baker, b. 5 Sept. 1859.

14. Clifford, b. 17 Dec. 1864, d. 10 June 1865.

15. Clara A., b. 16 June 1866, d. 31 July 1867.

 

STETSON, RACHEL6, dau. of John5 (Caleb4, Gershom3, Thomas2, Robert1) and Barsheba (Dunbar) Stetson, b. 11 Jan. 1782. John5 Stetson was in Chesterfield from 1779-1788; rem. to Sandgate, Vt.

 

STEVENS, ALFRED C., b. in Worthington, son of LaFayette and Laura (Packard) Stevens; ae. 39, m. (2) 16 Apr. 1896, Elizabeth Reid, ae. 25, b. in Charlestown, dau. of Joseph and Margaret (Sheehan) Reid.

 

STEWART FAMILY

1. JEREMIAH STEWART and his wife, Cynthia Stewart, had children b. in Chesterfield:

2. Maryann, b. 20 May 1815.

3. Charlotte, b. 23 July 1817.

4. William Henry, b. 20 June 1820.        

           

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STOCKWELL FAMILY

The Stockwell families of Chesterfield were descended from William Stockwell, an immigrant from Scotland, born about 1650. According to tradition, he was "shanghaied" aboard a vessel sailing for America. He was indentured to pay for his passage. After thus earning his freedom he followed the sea for several years, and then settled at Ipswich, Mass. Here his six children were born. In 1715, he removed to the new township of Sutton. His son, William Jr., had bought land there and interested his brother John and his father, so all three families settled there.

 

1. JEREMIAH3 STOCKWELL (David2, William1), b. in Sutton, 1729, d. in Chesterfield, 2 Apr. 1776; m. (1) in Sutton, 27 Nov. 1751, his second cousin, Mary Cutler, dau. of Ebenezer, Jr., and Mary (Stockwell) Cutler, whose death was recorded in Chesterfield as 1 Dec. 1764. He m. (2) in Sutton, 27 Feb. 1766, his first cousin, Sarah Stockwell, dau. of Jonathan2 (William1) and Rachel (Underwood) Stockwell. She m. (2) William Bates. After Jeremiah's death, Capt. Benjamin Bonney was appointed guardian for Mary and Lydia; Benjamin Bates, for Lucy and David; and Joshua Healy, for Sarah and Esther. Children by first wife:

2. Mercy, b. in Sutton, 7 Dec. 1753; prob. m. John Sprague (No. 3).

3. Jeremiah, b. in Sutton, 1 Oct. 1756; m. (int. 28 July 1783), Hannah Beswick (No. 2); res. Plainfield.

4. Mary, b. in Sutton, 28 Feb. 1759; m. (int. 21 Jan. 1779), Robert Crofford of New Salem.

5. Lydia, b. in Oxford, 22 Jan. 1762; m. (int. May 1784), John Fuller of Doras Grant.

Children by second wife:

6. Sarah, b. 4 Mar. 1767, d. 26 Nov. 1807; unm.

7. Lucy, b. 26 May 1769.

8. David, bapt. in Worthington, 16 Aug. 1771, as there was no settled minister here.

9. Jonathan, bapt. in Worthington, 16 Aug. 1771, twin with David.

10. Elizabeth, bapt. 17 Sept. 1775, d. young.

11. Esther, b. 1 July 1775, bapt. 17 Sept. 1775.

 

JONATHAN STOCKWELL FAMILY

12. JONATHAN3 STOCKWELL (Jonathan2, William1), m. in Sutton, 10 May 1753, Mary Kenney. She was admitted to the Chesterfield Congregational Church by letter from Sutton,   

           

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5 Sept. 1784. In 1800, Jonathan was selling property in Lot 27, to E. Culver and to John Goodnough. They had several children, among whom was:

13. Rachel, b. about 1775; m. Nathaniel Torrey (No. 19).

 

JAMES STOCKWELL FAMILY

14. JAMES4 STOCKWELL (David3 2, William1), m. in Athol, Elizabeth Newton. He followed his Uncle Jeremiah to Chesterfield; served in the Rev. from here. After the death of his uncle he removed to Warwick; two of his sons served in the War of 1812 from there.

 

JOHN STONE FAMILY (No. 1)

1. JOHN6 STONE, son of Uriah5 (John4, Dea. Daniel3, Elder John2, Dea. Gregory1) and Mary (Blunt) Stone, b. in Oxford, 17 May 1750, came here before 1785; m. (int. 4 July 1785), Elizabeth Leonard. He d. 19 Sept. 1804. She m. (2) (int. 29 Sept. 1805), Lemuel Warner of Hadley. A church record of 8 Oct. 1797: "Baptized, Elizabeth Stebbens White, dau. of Mr. and Mrs. White, as the gift of Mrs. White upon her deathbed to Mrs. Elizabeth Stone for its ........". John6 d. intestate, and Josiah White of Chesterfield and Northampton was adm. of his estate. Aribert Leonard of West Springfield was appointed guardian of Hariet, Aurelia and Samuel, minors. Children:

2. Laura, b. 20 Sept. 1786, d. 25 Apr. 1787.

3. Betsey, b. 9 Aug. 1791, d. 6 Dec. 1794.

4. John, b. 8 Aug. 1791.

5. Hariot, b. 28 Nov. 1793; bapt. 28 June 1795.

6. Aurila, b. 9 Sept. 1796; bapt. 26 Mar. 1797.

7. Samuel, b. 8 Dec. 1798; bapt. Mar. 1799.

 

JOHN STONE FAMILY (No. 2)

8. JOHN6 STONE, prob. son of Samuel5 (David4, Daniel3, David2, Dea. Gregory1) and Dorothy (Monk) Stone, b. prob. in Stoughton, was a Rev. soldier from Easton, where he m. 24 Sept. 1772, Elizabeth Thayer. They came to Chesterfield about 1788 and recorded the births of all their children:

9. Betsey, b. in Eastown, 2 Oct. 1777; m. 20 Apr. 1797, Thomas Jeril (Jerrell).

10. William, b. in Eastown, 22 Oct. 1779; m. (int. 30 Oct. 1802), Betsy Branch of Worthington.    

 

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11. Polley, b. 23 June 1781; m. (int. 9 Sept. 1803), Levi Branch of Worthington, son of Nathan Branch.

12. Dority, b. in Eastown, 17 Oct. 1784.

13. John, b. in Eastown, 3 Jan. 1786.

14. Methode, b. in Easton, 17 Dec. 1787.

15. John, b. 8 Nov. 1788.

16. Sally, b. 14 Feb. 1791.

17. Lorry, b. 15 Jan. 1793.

18. Laura, b. 20 Sept. 1796.

19. Permela, b. 26 Feb. 1797, d. 6 Jan. 1798.

20. Millen, b. 16 Jan. 1799.

21. Thomas, b. 2 July 1802.

 

JOHN STONE FAMILY (No. 3)

22. Capt. JOHN6 STONE (Capt. Jesse5, Capt. Hezekiah4, Nathaniel3, Elder John3, Dea. Gregory1), m. Nancy Rice, dau. of Comfort Rice. She d. in Worthington, 6 Feb. 1849. He may have stayed here a few years before he went to Worthington, where he d. 20 Feb. 1849. His will is recorded in Northampton. Of his children, one was:

23. Orin, m. 15 Sept. 1824, Jane Bryant (No. 34). Their son:

i. Sumner S., m. 19 Sept. 1854, Amanda Adams (No. 3).

 

ARTEMAS STONE FAMILY

24. ARTEMAS STONE, b. in No. Brookfield, 12 July 1747; came here as a young man, was "of the Gore" when he m. 27 Oct. 1774, Jerusha Parsons, sister of Rev. Benjamin Parsons. She m. (2) 1 Sept. 1796, Daniel Brown; m. (3) 10 Apr. 1803, Maj. Josiah Lyman. She d. in Fair Haven, Vt. Artemas Stone's will mentions his wife and three daughters:

25. Theodosia, m. Rev. Rufus Cushman.

26. Wealthy.

27. Jerusha.

 

CHARLES STONE FAMILY

28. CHARLES H. STONE, b. in Cummington, son of Edwin B. and Margaret (Demare) Stone, and his wife, Hazel (Wade) Stone, dau. of John and Gertrude (Miner) Wade, came to Chesterfield, July 1941. She d. 26 Dec. 1945. Children:

29. Raymond H., b. in Northampton, 18 Oct. 1920, d. 13 Sept. 1944, in the service of his country. The Raymond H. Stone American Legion Post, No. 354, of Chesterfield, was named in his memory.

*30. Winthrop A., b. in Northampton, 1 Jan. 1923.          

           

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31. Margaret, b. in Williamsburg, 20 Nov. 1924; m. 1945, Douglas Fox; res. Southwick.

32. Norman, b. in Williamsburg, 3 Oct. 1936; m. 8 July 1956, in Leverett, Dorothy Lee Field, b. in Rumney, N. H., dau. of Edward L. and Ruth (Nickerson) Field.

 

30. WINTHROP ALBERT2 STONE (Charles1), b. 1 Jan. 1923; m. in Ashfield, 20 June 1946, Malvina A. Brisbois (No. 4). Children:

33. Barbara Anne, b. 6 Mar. 1947.

34. Linda Louise, b. 16 Aug. 1948.

35. Cynthia Hazel, b. 13 Feb. 1950.

36. Winthrop Albert, Jr., b. 20 Sept. 1954.

 

STONE, JANE, ae. 20, b. in Champlain, N. Y., dau. of Chrismus Stone, m. 16 Jan. 1858, Peter M. Stone, ae. 21, b. in Canada, son of Frank Stone. They were married in the Chesterfield Freewill Baptist Church, by Rev. I. J. Hoag.

 

STRATTON, HARRY G., ae. 29, of Holyoke, son of Henry and Ellen (Howard) Stratton, m. 20 May 1908, Martha Jeffery, of Holyoke, ae. 23, b. in England, dau. of Philip and Lucy (Elliott) Jeffery.

 

STRAW, ALFRED, and his wife, Roxana Beecher Ney Straw, had two children born in Chesterfield: (1) Jeffry Ward, b. 14 Sept. 1946; (2) Karen Beecher, b. 5 May 1948.

 

STREET, LETTIE LEVINA, b. in New Ashford, dau. of James (b. in Lanesboro) and Lucy (Belcher) Middlebrooks (b. in New Ashford), and wife of Thomas Pray Street, d. 10 July 1943, ae. 74-9-18; buried in Cheshire.

 

DWIGHT STREETER FAMILY

1. DWIGHT W. STREETER, b. in Adams, was "for 20 years or more, a good physician here." His wife was Mary E. Kelso, b. in Chester. He d. 22 Jan. 1889, ae. 51-2-5. They had two children b. in Chesterfield:

2. Mary Gertrude, b. 21 July 1871; m. Charles Henry Edwards

(No. 45).

3. Blanche, b. 16 Mar. 1879.

 

STREETER, MRS., died 20 July 1816, at the Robinson Bridge; fell or jumped down a precipice and killed herself.

                       

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STRONG FAMILY

1. PETER STRONG, son of Eleazer3 (Jedediah2 1) and Jemima (Stiles) Strong, b. 15 Feb. 1741/2, d. 2 Nov. 1807; m. (int. 16 Aug. 1773), Easter Hubbard, b. 22 Mar. 1738, dau. of Edmund and Ruth (Lyman) Hubbard. She d. 6 July 1775. He m. (2) (int. 25 Aug. 1777), Marcy Kellog of Hadley. She d. in Worthington, 14 Mar. 1823; buried in Chesterfield. By the first wife, one infant b. and d. 27 June 1775. Children by second wife:

2. Easter, b. 9 Sept. 1778; m. Josiah Mills (No. 3).

3. Wealtha, b. 1 May 1780; m. Melzar Burnell (No. 10).

4. Marcy, b. 27 Mar. 1782.

5. Claresa, b. 24 June 1784, d. in Worthington, 11 June 1818.

6. Rozil (Roswell), b. 9 Jan. 1787; m. (int. 24 June 1809), Catherine

Curtis; rem. to Southampton. Children born here:

i. John Flint, b. 7 Jan. 1810.

ii. Mary Kellogg, b. 25 Dec. 1810.

 

STRONG, EMMA BEALS, b. 23 Apr. 1916, dau. of Frank Earl (b. in Southampton) and Fanny (Beals) Strong (b. in Easthampton).

 

STRONG, GEORGE P., b. 17 Feb. 1867, son of Daniel (b. in Northampton) and Mary A. (Smith) Strong (b. in Boston).

 

STRONG, JEMIMA STILES, mother of Peter (No. 1), was adm. to church here, 2 July 1784, from Marlborough. She d. 11 Feb. 1787, in 87th yr. of age.

 

STRONG, ROBERT C., b. in Huntington, son of Samuel B. and Ida (Beach) Strong, d. 28 Nov. 1958, ae. 67-3-18.

 

STUDLEY FAMILY

1. DAVID STUDLEY m. 25 June 1772, Ruth Damon (No. 227). Children b. in Chesterfield:

2. Asahel, b. 1 Aug. 1778.

3. David, b. 5 Dec. 1784, d. 26 Feb. 1805.

4. Ichabod, b. 15 Oct. 1790, d. 9 Nov. 1792.

5. Jonathan, b. 1 Sept. 1786.

6. Loice, b. 19 Feb. 1794.

7. Ruth, b. Nov. 1781, d. 28 Apr. 1784.

 

STURTEVANT, ANDREW, of Northampton, ae. 23, b. in Adams, son of Andrew and Orpha Sturtevant; m. 4 July 1861, Harriet E. Butler, ae. 20, b. in Springfield, dau. of Alvin B. and A...... Butler. A son, Alvan A., b. 24 May 1862.

                       

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SUTHERLAND FAMILY

1. HERBERT STANLEY2 SUTHERLAND, b. in Chelsea, son of Angus1 and Christine M. Sutherland; m. 31 Aug. 1916, Elsie E. Barker (No. 11). Children b. in Chesterfield:

*2. Francis Edgar, b. 25 May 1918.

3. Robert Carroll, b. 1 Oct. 1921.

4. Phyllis Margaret, b. 1 Aug. 1924; m. 1 June 1946, Daun S. Grimm, b. in Scotsdale, Pa., son of Carl and Emmaline Sherrick Grimm.

 

2. FRANCIS EDGAR3 SUTHERLAND (Herbert S.2, Angus1), b. 25 May 1918; m. in Northampton, 27 May 1938, Helen Hamilton Richardson, teacher, ae. 22, b. in Monmouth, Me., dau. of Carl W. and Ella (Hamilton) Richardson; rem to Conn., and later to Alstead, N. H. Children:

5. Marjorie Ella, b. 31 Mar. 1939.

6. Francis Robert, b. 27 Mar. 1943.

 

SWEENEY, LAWRENCE, b. 10 Mar. 1911, son of George E. and Azilia M. (Sears) Sweeney.

 

SWENSON FAMILY

1. CLARENCE E. SWENSON, b. in Luverne, Minn., 1887, son of John and Quinor (Michelson) Swensen. He married 16 Dec. 1916, in Montclair, N. J., Sheila Bryant (No. 75 ii); became res. of Chesterfield, 1931. Children:

2. Sheila Bryant, b. in Buffalo, N. Y., 26 Feb. 1919; m. in Chesterfield, 18 July 1942, Northrop Brown, chernist, b. in Newark, N. J., son of Clarence F. and Norma (Northrop) Brown; three children.

3. Eleanor Bryant, b. in Montclair, N. J., 5 Nov. 1821; m. in Chesterfield, 14 July 1951, Russell Jerome Quandt, b. in New London, Conn., son of Herman W. and Grace J. (Lippitt) Quandt. He is a picture restorer; three children.

4. Joan Moira, b. Oct. 1929, in Montclair, N. J.; m. 14 Apr. 1956, in Washington, D. C., Francis Joyce Keenan; one child.

 

SWIFT, RALPH LEWIS, of Whately, son of R. Mosher and Esther A. (Dickinson) Swift; m. 12 Oct. 1935, Pauline Agnes Stephanic of Whately, dau. of Stephan and Sally (Sycyepenick) Stephanic.

                       

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SWININGTON FAMILY

1. WALTER PEARLY SWININGTON, son of Josiah and Mary (Lee) Swinington, b. in Greenfield, N. H., d. in Williamsburg, 2 Dec. 1955. His wife, Alice Beaudry Swinington, b. in Lowell. Children, born in Chesterfield:

2. Rose, b. 1 Oct. 1928; m. Lawrence Edward Atkins.

3. Irene May, b. in Northampton; m. Harvey Leo Rivard.

4. Marie, b. 30 Aug. 1931; m. James Albert Weeks.

5. Helen, b. 7 July 1933; m. John A. Ferron.

6. William, b. 20 Oct. 1934; m. Yvonne Louise Dufresne.

 

SYLVESTER FAMILY (SILVESTER)

1. NEHEMIAH4 SILVESTER (Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. in Scituate, 24 Jan. 1714/5, d. in Chesterfield, 17 Jan. 1787; m. (int. 3 Sept. 1737), Mehitable Damon, dau. of Zachariah Damon, Jr. They lived for many years in Scituate, where all their children were born. In 1762, he bought land in Chesterfield and settled here. His eldest son, Seth, was in Chesterfield in 1768. Six sons came to Chesterfield:

*2. Seth, b. 18 May 1740.

*3. Richard, b. 30 Oct. 1743.

*4. Nehemiah, b. 25 May 1746.

5. Stephen, b. 8 May 1748, d. in Denmark, N. Y.; m. in Worthington, 17 Mar. 1774, Lydia Gardner.

*6. Nathaniel, b. 29 July 1750.

*7. Gershom, b. 27 Sept. 1757.

 

2. SETH5 SYLVESTER (Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. 18 May 1740, d. (Cem. rec.) 1812; estate administered in 1814; m. (1) in Easton, 29 Jan. 1765, Phebe White, dau. of Edward and Keziah (Hall) White, of Bridgewater. She d. 17 Apr. 1788. He m. (2) 10 Feb. 1789, Mrs. Agness (Johnson) Kidd, widow of Benjamin Kidd (No. 1). She d. 18 Sept. 1814, ae 67. Children by first wife:

8. Seth White, b. 27 Aug. 1765; m. 19 Nov. 1789, Lydia Webber.

*9. George Hall, b. 30 Dec. 1766.

10. Desire, b. 3 Nov. 1767; m. John Halbert (No. 8).

11. Eliakim, b. about 1770; physician in Chesterfield, 1813; m. 18 Dec. 1794, Sarah Ware, a descendant of Robert Ware of Dedham.

12. Phebe, m. Thaddeus Baker (No. 11).

13. Joseph.

14. Solomon, b. 22 June 1779.

15. Huldah, m. (int. 24 July 1804), Jonathan Ware.         

           

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3. RICHARD5 SYLVESTER (Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. 30 Oct. 1743, d. in Chateaugay, N. Y.; m. (1) 16 Nov. 1769, Mehetible Burnell (No. 4). She d. in Georgia, Vt., 11 Oct. 1793. They rem. to Georgia, Vt., in 1787. Children:

16. Mehetibal, b. 18 July 1773.

17. Tempa, b. 28 July 1775.

18. Joab, b. 13 Aug. 1777.

19. Joseph Burnal, b. 26 Jan. 1781.

20. Sophia, b. 15 Nov. 1783.

21. Lucinda, b. 13 July 1786.

 

4. NEHEMIAH5 SYLVESTER (Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. 25 May 1846; m. (1) 9 Oct. 1768, Mary Russell (No. 7). She d. 3 Sept. 1772, ae. 21; buried in Ireland St. Cem. He m. (2) 16 June 1773, Hannah Bartlett. He lived on Ireland St. A portion of his land "now improved for a burying yard and being the land the said Nathaniel now lives on", dated 5 Nov. 1791. One daughter by first wife:

22. Mary, b. 1 Aug. 1771; perhaps m. Abner Thayer (No. 7).

Children by second wife:

23. Bartlett, b. 28 Mar. 1774, d. young.

24. Bartlet, b. 8 Mar. 1776, d. 6 June 1802.

25. Hannah, b. 6 Nov. 1777 (Town record calls her dau. of Nathaniel); perhaps m. Joshua Leonard (No. 1).

26. Russell, b. 3 Oct. 1779 (Town record calls him son of Nathaniel), d. 2 Dec. 1806; m. Meriam Wyllys, dau .of Amasa Wyllys. Children: (1) Floria, b. 8 Mar. 1803; (2) Susannah, b. 26 Mar. 1805. She m. (2) Cyrus Childs of Worthington.

27. Sucea, b. 7 Oct. 1781.

28. Lydia, b. 8 Mar. 1784, d. 1 Sept. 1805.

29. Minerva, b. 20 (or 22) Nov. 1786.

30. Mehitabal, b. 24 Feb. 1789.

31. Nehemiah, b. 27 Feb. 1792, d. same day.

 

6. NATHANIEL5 SYLVESTER (Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), m. (1) (int. 14 Jan. 1778), Sarah Bartlett. She d. 23 Apr. 1799. He m. (2) 2 Feb. 1801, Mary Leonard, dau. of Moses and Constance (Dewey) Leonard. Children by first wife:

32. Zachariah Damman, b. 28 Nov. 1778.

33. Eleazer Stevens, b. 14 Sept. 1780.

34. Absolom, b. 26 May 1782.

35. Elizabeth, b. 28 May 1785.

36. Salley, b. 3 Nov. 1787.

37. Nathaniel, b. 31 Mar. 1790.

38. Desire, d. 6 Sept. 1799.

One child by second wife:

39. Theodocia, d. 26 Nov. 1802.            

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7. GERSHOM5 SYLVESTER (Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. 27 Sept. 1757; in 1820 was a pensioner living in N. Y. State. Served in the Revolution from Chesterfield. He m. (1) (int. 28 May 1781), Mary Ring (No. 7). He m. (2) in Chester, 18 Nov. 1788, Polley (Durger) French. One son by each wife:

40. Melser, b. 7 Nov. 1781.

41. Samuel, b. 27 Sept. 1789.

 

9. GEORGE HALL6 SYLVESTER (Seth5, Nehemiah4, Richard3, Israel2, Richard1), b. 30 Dec. 1766; m. (int. 9 Aug. 1793), Polly (or Mary) King of Pittsfield. She d. 1847, in Pittsfield, ae. 73. He d. 14 June 1839; both buried in the Chesterfield Center Cemetery. Children:

42. Fordyce, b. 16 Jan. 1795; m. (int. 14 May 1820), Eliza M. Waters (No. 2). She d. in Passaic, N. J., 25 Jan. 1887, a widow. Their dau., Nancy Corinth, b. 12 Mar. 1822.

43. Almirah, b. 20 Oct. 1801; m. (int. 20 Jan. 1821), Luther Laflin of Southwick.

44. Sophronia, b. 16 Jan. 1798; m. (int. 22 Sept. 1822), Walter Laflin, of Lee.

 

LUKE SYLVESTER FAMILY

45. LUKE4 SYLVESTER (Zebulon3, Israel2, Richard1), bapt. in Scituate, 10 Oct. 1731, d. in Chesterfield, 4 Feb. 1806; m. in Scituate, 31 Oct. 1751, Mary Damon. She d. 18 Oct. 1801. Their only son:

46. Luke, Jr., bapt. in Scituate, 3 June 1753; d. in Chesterfield, 16 Sept. 1803, leaving a will. He m. (int. 22 Dec. 1777), Lydia Sprague (No. 5). She d. 1 Sept. 1805. The record of her estate names her sisters and brother. He served in the Revolution at various times and was discharged 14 Oct. 1777.

 

EDMUND SYLVESTER FAMILY

47. EDMUND5 SYLVESTER (Zebulon4 3, Israel2, Richard1), b. about 1751; m. 22 Jan. 1771, Mary Hall of Marshfield. She d., a widow, before 1802. He d. in Wendell, leaving a will dated 27 Aug. 1798. Children, all but first, b. in Chesterfield:

48. Sarah, b. in Marshfield, 14 July 1771.

49. Bela, b. 16 May 1773; res. Wendell.

50. James, b. 11 Oct. 1774.

51. Lucy, b. 20 Mar. 1776.

52. Daniel, b. 18 Apr. 1778, d. 9 July 1855; m. Mary Alexander, b. in Northampton or Easthampton, dau. of Daniel Alexander. She d.         

           

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23 Sept. 1860. Mr. Alexander, father of the wife of Daniel Sylvester, d. 18 Feb. 1832. Son of Daniel and Mary: Daniel, b. in Northampton, 2 June 1819, drowned 9 June 1862, in the Coleman Pond, Chesterfield; he being the second person drowned in the same place since the settlement of the town.

53. Eli, b. 5 Oct. 1779.

54. Calvin, b. 1 Nov. 1782.

55. Asa, b. 5 Mar. 1784.

56. Ancil, b. 20 Aug. 1786.

57. Polle, b. 21 Sept. 1788.

 

ELI A. SYLVESTER FAMILY

58. ELI A. SYLVESTER m. (int. 6 Apr. 1850), Helen D. Moore (No. 19). They rem. to Roberts Meadow, connected with Sylvester Tavern; res. Northampton, 1896. Children:

59. Son, b. 4 July 1851.

60. Son, b. 1 Sept. 1855 (probably Holland Daniel), d. in Williamsburg, 18 Nov. 1932.

61. Eliza Jane, b. 11 Mar. 1860.

62. Milo M., b. 2 Jan. 1862; prob. d. young.

63. Milo E., b. in Northampton; m. 27 Sept. 1892, Hellen Jane Higgins (No. 45). Their son: Lawrence Martin, b. in Northampton, d. 24 July 1898, ae. 2.

 

SYMMES, LUCY STEELE, b. in West Hartford, Conn., dau. of Allen (b. in East Hartford, Conn.) and Ursula (Lockum) Steele (b. in West Hartford, Conn.), d. 18 Oct. 1864, ae. 49-8-4, widow.

 

TABER FAMILY

1. Ens. JAMES TABER came to Chesterfield from New Bedford; his first wife, Phebe Wood, d. 27 Aug. 1824; he m. (2) (int. 11 Nov. 1826), Ann Robinson (No. 9). Children by first wife:

2. Henry, b. 25 Feb. 1816.

3. Shubael, b. 21 Aug. 1819.

 

TABER, EZRA, d. 21 Feb. 1845; unm.

 

TACY, MAUDE, b. in Northampton, dau. of Abram and Julia Tacy, d. 13 May 1885, ae. 1-3-11; parents b. in Plattsburg, N. Y.

                       

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TAYLOR FAMILY

1. SETH1 TAYLOR m. in Scituate, 29 Nov. 1759, Martha Stutson. His will was made 10 Feb. 1810. He d. 15 Feb. 1810; she d. 22 Apr. 1815. Children:

2. Elisabeth, b. in Pembroke, 9 Sept. 1760; m. (1) James Damon

(No. 15); (2) Benjamin Southwick of Westhampton, 6 Dec.

1801.

3. David, b. in Pembroke, 18 Mar. 1762.

*4. Seth, b. in Pembroke, 1 Mar. 1764.

5. Elisha, b. in Pembroke, 12 Apr. 1766.

6. Ann, b. in Hardwick, 16 Sept. 1768.

7. William, b. in Hardwick, 13 Mar. 1771.

8. Stephen, b. in Hardwick, 20 Aug. 1773, d. 27 Aug. 1839; m. 13 Jan. 1803, Aurelia (or Amelia) Bissell (No. 3). She d. 10 Sept. 1843. He was "Stephen, of Norwich" and had one son b. in Chesterfield, Benona Olcott, b. 23 Dec. 1803. Other children include:

Charles B., who d. 29 July 1870, ae. 67, in Pittsburgh, Penn., where he had lived for about 30 yrs.; buried in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh; Henry Bliss, Emily, Thomas, George W., William B., Austin S., Edwin S., Theodore, and Angeline, b. 9 Aug. 1814, who m. Joel Baker, as his second wife (see Nathan Baker, No. 89).

9. Sarah, b. 16 Aug. 1776, d. 24 Oct. 1857.

10. Benjamin, b. 14 Jan. 1779; not mentioned in his father's will.

11. Job, b. 23 Jan. 1782; m. 3 Mar. 1803, Rebecah Fisk (No. 4).

12. Rebecca, b. 12 Nov. 1784, d. young.

13. Rebecca, b. 11 Jan. 1789.

 

4. SETH2 TAYLOR (Seth1), b. 1 Mar. 1764, d. 4 June 1837; m. 1 Jan. 1794, Ruth Dickinson of Conway. She d. in West Springfield, 8 Aug. 1842. Children:

14. Lillis, b. 25 Sept. 1794; m. Samuel Davis (No. 20).

15. David, b. 12 Sept. 1796; m. (int. 6 Dec. 1822), Eliza Bartlett, of Northampton. Dau., Lillis Janett, b. 10 Dec. 1823.

*16. Elisha Benjamin, b. 7 Oct. 1798.

17. Miranda, b. 26 Mar. 1801; m. Lyman Clapp Rice (No. 3).

*18. George Dickinson, b. 12 May 1803.

19. Betsy, b. 14 June 1805, d. 20 Mar. 1806.

20. Urbane, b. 13 Jan. 1808, d. 4 June 1837, 2 hours before his father.

 

16. ELISHA BENJAMIN3 TAYLOR (Seth2 1), b. 7 Oct. 1798, d. 2 Oct. 1863; m. (1) (int. 9 Nov. 1823), Wealthy Pierce (No. 37). She d. 21 Mar. 1838. He m. (2) 26 Jan. 1843, Clarissa Lilly, ae. 34 (No. 3). She d. 2 Sept. 1856. One child by first wife:

21. Julia, d. 25 Dec. 1842, ae. 17.          

           

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Children by second wife:

22. Frank N., b. 18 Jan. 1845, d. 19 Apr. 1866; unm.

23. Evlyn A., b. 18 Sept. 1848; m. 8 June 1870, Louise R. Johnson.

24. Horace P. was in Iowa when his father's will was filed. Died in Chicago and buried here in 1903.

 

18. GEORGE DICKINSON3 TAYLOR (Seth2 1), b. 12 May 1803, d. 26 Aug. 1861, in Agawam; m. 23 June 1831, Julia Ann House (No. 22). She d. in Chesterfield, 1 Sept. 1872; buried in Agawam. A daughter:

25. Fannie L., of Agawam, m. Oliver Edwards (No. 25).

 

LUCIUS TAYLOR FAMILY

26. LUCIUS C. TAYLOR, hotel keeper, b. in Southampton; m. Frances Loomis, b. in Lowell, dau. of Warner and Sophronia Loomis. She d. 9 Oct. 1873. Children:

27. Lilian Francis, b. 17 Nov. 1859.

28. Emma Marion, b. 12 Aug. 1861.

 

OLIVER TAYLOR FAMILY

29. OLIVER TAYLOR, m. 30 June 1774, Lela Beals. Three children b. in Chesterfield:

30. Polley, b. 31 Aug. 1775.

31. Naomi, b. 11 Jan. 1778.

32. Oliver, b. 10 May 1780.

 

TAYLOR, ALBERT BLANCHARD, b. in Billerica, son of Fred A. and Marguerite (McVarish) Taylor, d 17 Aug. 1908, ae. 6-7-20.

 

TAYLOR, ANN, m. (int. 1 Mar. 1817), Ebenezer Carter of Greenwich, N. Y.

 

TAYLOR, HENRY, and Alzina (Cowing) Taylor had an infant son, b. and d. 9 Aug. 1900.

 

TAYLOR, JOHN, Esq., d. 26 Dec. 1843, ae. 80. "Major Jack Taylor died at Hiram Witherell's, in the Beswick House, having lost all of his faculties and senses, having formerly been a smart, active man."

                       

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TAYLOR, JOHN S., of Chester, m. Nancy Patch (No. 23). At the time of his death he was "of Norwich or Worthington". He left three minor children, names not given in the record of his estate. She d. in Worthington, 4 Feb. 1892, ae. 82.

 

TAYLOR, MARY, d. 20 Nov. 1912.

 

TAYLOR, PALMER MOREY, b. in Springfield, son of William Penn and Julia (Patridge) Taylor; m. (2) 6 Jan. 1932, Nellie Maria (Clark) Haynes, b. in Dalton, dau. of Henry Harrison and Martha E. (Smith) Clark. She d. 20 Sept. 1944. He d. 15 July 1947, ae. 82-7-26. His son, Hugh Taylor, and wife, Evelyn (Garrison) Taylor, had a son b. in Chesterfield: Kip, b. 5 Dec. 1948.

 

TAYLOR, SARAH, d. 24 Oct. 1857, ae. 81.

 

TEDFORD, GERALD R., b. in Canada, son of John and Mary E. Tedford; m. 16 July 1906, Hazel T. Trow, dau. of Luther and Nellie (Reed) Trow of Cummington.

 

TEMPLE, RUTH VAN BRUNT, a resident of Passaic, N. J., b. in Brooklyn, N. Y., dau.

of Allison J. (b. in Brooklyn, N. Y.) and Kate (Finlay) Van Brunt (b. in Newfoundland), d. 12 Sept. 1954, ae. 65-11-3; buried in Boonton, N. J.

 

TEMPLETON FAMILY

1. ADAM TEMPLETON and his wife, Jane Templeton, had children recorded in Chesterfield:

2. Jane, b. in Quashacook, 20 Oct. 1774.

3. Margaret, b. in Bennington, 12 Apr. 1776.

4. Andrew, b. in Londondary, 27 Feb. 1778.

5. Isabel, b. 25 Dec. 1781.

 

TESSIER, LEON JOSEPH, JR., b. in Quebec, Canada, and his wife, Helen Irene Donahue (See Curtis No. 22), b. in Northampton, had children born in Chesterfield:

(1)    Ann Catherine, b. 22 July 1936

(2)    Thomas Joseph, b. 31 Mar. 1938.

 

THAYER FAMILY

1. JACOB5 THAYER (Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. in Braintree, 27 Feb. 1726; m. (1) Abigail; m. (2) 17 Feb. 1759,  

           

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Bathsheba Bates. She d. 1764. He m. (3) 5 Apr. 1766, Polly Pratt. She d. 27 Dec. 1821. Children, by the first wife, recorded in Chesterfield:

2. Jacob, b. in Braintree, 27 Aug. 1755.

3. Elizabeth, b. in Weymouth, 16 Apr. 1757.

Children by second wife:

4. Abigail, b. in Abington, 28 Nov. 1759.

5. Sarah, b. in Abington, 2 Sept. 1761.

6. Luke, b. in Braintree, 29 Mar. 1764, d. 18 Jan. 1854; m. 30 Nov. 1786, Molley Packard; there were sixteen children b. in Cummington; later they removed to Conneaut, Ohio. Of these, one dau., Bathsheba, b. 20 Feb. 1793, m. Simeon Reed (No. 5); dau. Sally, m. Ezra Patch (No. 14); son Elon, m. Lucy Patch (No. 16).

Five children by third wife:

7. Abner, b. in Stoughton, 11 Feb. 1767; perhaps m. 14 June 1790, Mary Sylvester (No. 22).

*8. Stephen, b. in Bridgewater, 18 July 1768.

*9. Joel, b. in Bridgewater, 4 Nov. 1769.

10. Molley, b. in Bridgewater, 28 June 1771.

11. Oliver, b. in Bridgewater, 15 Feb. 1773.

 

8. STEPHEN6 THAYER (Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 18 July 1768, d. 6 Sept. 1850; m. 17 Jan. 1796, Polly Phillips, b. in Easton, 20 Apr. 1772. She d. 26 Jan. 1853. Children:

12. Silance, b. 15 Dec. 1796, d. 26 Sept. 1868; "Tila, an ancient maiden lady".

13. Clement, b. 3 July 1798, d. 7 Mar. 1799.

*14. Alpha, b. 3 Dec. 1799.

*15. Ancil, b. 26 Apr. 1802.

16. Clement, b. 15 Jan. 1804, d. 3 June 1805.

17. Suzanna, b. 22 Jan. 1806; m. (1) Lyman Culver (No. 2); m. (2) Stephen Bates (No. 76).

 

9. Capt. JOEL6 THAYER (Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 4 Nov. 1769, d. 7 Oct. 1832; m. (1) 12 Sept. 1790, Lydia Ford of Cummington. She d. 12 Mar. 1827. He m. (2) (int. 26 Nov. 1828), Mrs. Rebecah Shaw of Plainfield. He was "a noted man in various matters". Children by first wife:

18. Joel, b. 3 June 1791, d. 1 Apr. 1792.

19. Isaker, b. 21 Dec. 1792, d. 3 Mar. 1796.

20. Joel, b. 11 Mar. 1797, d. 20 Jan. 1798.

*21. Orren, b. 26 Jan. 1799.

*22. Daniel, b. 8 May 1803.      

           

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14. ALPHA7 THAYER (Stephen6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 3 Dec. 1799, d. 8 Aug. 1868; m. 26 Apr. 1823, Anna Whitton (No. 10). She d. 29 Sept. 1871. Children:

23. Jane, b. 12 Aug. 1826; m. (1) Lucius S. Clapp; m. (2) Lorenzo Shaw (No. 63).

24. Julia, b. 28 Feb. 1828, d. 7 June 1848.

*25. Edward, b. 15 Dec. 1830.

26. Lucy, b. 22 Aug. 1832, d. 19 Sept. 1850.

27. Luther, b. 13 June 1837, d. 28 Aug. 1898; m. 9 Oct. 1876, Selina Dunham, ae. 26, b. in Grafton, N. Y., dau. of Jonathan and Emily Dunham. She was admitted to the Chesterfield Congregational Church by letter from Petersburgh, N. Y., 13 Mar. 1887; given a letter to Worthington, July 1897. Children:

i. Alpha Eugene, b. 14 Sept. 1878.

ii. Calvin Whiting, b. 22 July 1891.

 

15. ANSEL7 THAYER (Stephen6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 26 Apr. 1802, d. 20 June 1871; m. 3 Apr. 1828, Elvira D. Cowing (No. 38). She d. 20 Sept. 1850. He m. (2) 30 Oct. 1850, Eveline Emoline Manley, b. in Chittenden, Vt., dau. of Thomas and Catherine (Phillips) Manley. She d. 19 Dec. 1904. Children by first wife:

*28. Dwight, b. 17 July 1829.

29. Electa C., b. 26 Nov. 1830; m. Alva Stebbins (No. 13).

30. stillborn, 5 Oct. 1832.

31. Lewis, b. 22 Dec. 1833, d. 29 July 1916; m. 27 Nov. 1853, Maria Jane Rogers (No. 42). She d. 20 June 1915. Children:

i. Levi Lewis, b. 9 July 1860, d. 17 Nov. 1868.

ii. Clifford Myron, b. 15 Dec. 1865; m. 30 Apr. 1891, Hattie S. Dawes, b. in Cummington, dau. of Charles W. and Lucretia (Bates) Dawes.

32. stillborn, 2 Apr. 1836.

Children by second wife:

33. Ella Jane, b. 18 June 1852; m. 15 Nov. 1874, Elisha D. Hitchcock, ae. 25, b. in Heath, son of Dwight and Eliza A. Hitchcock.

34. Elwin, b. 8 Oct. 1854, d. 27 Nov. 1906; m. Oct. 1882, Adells L. Bliss, ae. 18, b. in Whittingham, Vt., dau. of Osmond and Sally (Shippee) Bliss. She m. (2) Fred D. Cleaveland (No. 2).

35. Edwin Ansel, b. 26 Jan. 1857, d. 30 Nov. 1923; m. 2 Mar. 1889, Carrie L. Bishop, ae. 22, b. in Cummington, dau. of Lawrence and Mary (Smith) Bishop.

 

21. ORREN7 THAYER (Joel6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 26 Jan. 1799; m. 19 Feb. 1818, Arvillia (or Aurelia) Pearl (No. 3). Children, first two born in Chesterfield:

36. Lydia A., b. 30 June 1820; m. 30 Mar. 1845, her cousin, James          

           

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F. Thayer, son of Silas6 (Silas5, John4, Isaac3, Ferdinando2, Thomas1), and Harriet (Pearl) Thayer. James F. Thayer enlisted and mustered in Co. A, 27 Regt., Mass. Vols., 20 Sept. 1861; was in service until taken prisoner and put in Anderson Prison where

he died, 24 July 1864.

37. Joel, b. 24 Mar. 1822; m. 4 July 1844, (1) Sarah M. Sanderson; res. Shelburne Falls; m. (2) Clementine McDonald, 17 Apr. 1864.

38. Amanda, b. 20 July 1824, d. 8 Jan. 1828.

39. James Cranson, b. 1 Nov. 1826, d. 8 Jan. 1828.

40. Cranston P., b. 14 Nov. 1828; m. 6 Dec. 1852, Lucy Menham; res. Buckland.

41. Amasa W., b. 11 Mar. 1831; m. 24 Nov. 1854, Anna P. Strong.

42. Alfred Miner, b. in Worthington, 20 May 1835, d. 3 Dec. 1899; m. 12 June 1859, Polly Culver (No. 11). She d. 19 Apr. 1907, in Northampton.

 

22. DANIEL7 THAYER (Joel6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 8 May 1803; m. (int. 29 May 1826), Hannah Butts (No. 4). She d. 17 May 1852. Children:

43. Isacher, b. 18 Dec. 1826, d. 18 Oct. 1857; unm.

44. Elizabeth Butts, b. 14 Mar. 1828; m. Henry L. Simmons; res. Chicago.

45. Jerusha, b. 22 June 1829; m. Enos Lee.

46. Dorothy, b. 27 Aug. 1833; m. Charles Smith.

47. James, b. 12 July 1837.

 

25. EDWARD8 THAYER (Alpha7, Stephen6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 15 Dec. 1830, d. 29 Oct. 1884; m. 27 Oct. 1853, Emeline E. Tirrell (No. 3). She d. in Northampton, June 1913; buried in Chesterfield. Children:

48. Lucy J., b. 11 Sept. 1854, d. 31 May 1931; m. (int. 8 Jan. 1878), Lathrop E. Drury, of Worthington.

49. Herbert, b. 18 Jan. 1857, d. 10 Apr. 1948; m. 15 Mar. 1882, Eunice L. Kinne (No. 16). A daughter: Mildred Elmer, b. 6 Apr. 1885.

50. Nellie A., b. 6 Jan. 1865, d. 1874.

51. Hollister C., b. 23 Dec. 1867, d. 6 Sept. 1868.

52. Hattie C., b. 23 Dec. 1867, d. 29 Aug. 1868.

53. Millard W., b. 13 Aug. 1869, d. 21 Oct. 1891; unm.

54. Henry W., d. 1873, ae. 4 mos.

 

28. DWIGHT8 THAYER (Ansel7, Stephen6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Nathaniel3, Richard2 1), b. 17 July 1829, d. 8 May 1914; m. (1) (int. 27 Apr. 1853), Cornelia M. Dyer of Ashfield. She d. 8 Dec. 1863. He m. (2) 22 Oct. 1868, Sarah Miller, b. 22 Oct. 1843, d. 9 July 1880, ae. 36. He m. (3) 3 Aug. 1882, Elizabeth (Forsyth)

           

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Holden, b. in Burke, N. Y., dau. of Andrew and Alice Forsyth. She m. (3) Benjamin Tinney. Children by first wife:

55. Electa C., b. 17 Feb. 1854, d. 9 Mar. 1855.

56. Willis D., b. 2 Nov. 1855.

57. Frankie L., b. 6 Oct. 1858, d. 11 Dec. 1863.

58. Alvin, b. 9 Apr. 1860.

59. Mary Cornelia, b. 3 May 1863, d. 20 Jan. 1864. A son by second wife:

60. Frank W., b. in Northampton, 20 May 1872, d. 27 Jan. 1953; m. Lily Virginia Clark, dau. of Edson Clark of Northampton. She d. 28 Oct. 1955.

 

CHAPIN THAYER FAMILY

61. CHAPIN8 THAYER (Joshua7, Seth6, Jonathan5 4, Ferdinando3, Thomas2 1), b. in Milford, 14 Nov. 1783, d. 22 Sept. 1852, ae. 68; buried in Hadley. He m. 21 Mar. 1813, Tryphona Montague, dau. of Medad Montague, Esq. She d. 29 June 1835. He m. (2) 3 Mar. 1836, Rebecca Raymond. She was received into the Chesterfield Congregational Church from Monson, 5 Nov. 1837. Children:

62. Jason Curtis, b. 1814, d. in Cummington, 28 May 1889; m. 6 Dec. 1838, Fannie Cowing (No. 42). She d. in 1897.

63. Medad Montague, b. 20 July 1816, d. 27 Oct. 1817.

64. Medad M., b. 20 Dec. 1818, d. 12 May 1830.

65. Sarah Tryphona, b. 8 June 1821; m. 2 July 1856, Lyman Hyde, of Williamsburg.

66. Sephas, b. 30 Jan. 1824, d. 11 June 1912; m. 6 Mar. 1850, Laura Tower, b. 13 May 1819, dau. of John and Ruth (Reed) Tower.

67. Ruth Tryphona, b. 30 Jan. 1824; m. 26 Dec. 1848, as his 2nd wife, Sidney S. Smead. She d. 26 May 1858. (See Clark No. 26.)

68. Joshua Chapin, b. 21 June 1829; m. 26 Oct. 1853, Charlotte B. Hawks, dau. of Edward and Permetha Hawks, of Charlemont; rem to Charlemont.

69. Samuel Montague, b. 29 June 1831; m. 5 May 1860, Sarah E. Thayer, dau. of Lyman K. Thayer of Plainfield. Res. Northampton.

 

MORRIS THAYER FAMILY

70. JASON MORRIS8 THAYER (Jason7, Enoch6, Noah5, Ebenezer4 3, Ferdinando2, Thomas1), b. in Amherst, 25 Feb. 1830; called Morris; m. (1) Abby Butterfield, of Ware. She was b. in Belchertown, dau. of Levi and Abigail Butterfield, and d. 24 Mar. 1884. He m. (3) 1 Dec. 1887, Martha L. Craw, ae. 47, b.

           

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in Bethany, Conn., dau. of Hezekiah and Lois Brown; her 2nd marriage. Children by first wife born in Amherst:

71. Fred Lincoln, b. 17 Mar. 1862, d. 8 July 1937; m. 22 Nov. 1882, Emma Francis Homer, b. in Greenfield, dau. of John H. and Helen O. (Woods) Homer. She d. 2 Mar. 1947, ae. 85-9-22.

Children:

i. Howard M., b. 25 Aug. 1884, d. 17 Sept. 1915; unm.

ii. Emma Louise, b. 11 May 1887, d. in Holyoke, 1 July 1907.

iii. Ellen Frances, b. 25 Feb. 1889; m. (1) Ulric LeDuc (No. 3); m. (2) Ashley Bryant.

iv. Mildred, b. in Westhampton, 6 Nov. 1894; m. 19 Aug. 1914, Orville Flint, son of Orville and Elizabeth E. (Jewell) Flint; res. Westhampton.

v. Ruth Irene, b. 29 Apr. 1896; m. (1) Walter A. Macomber (No. 29); m. (2) Laurence Macomber (No. 30).

72. Leora M., m. Edgar N. Damon (No. 103).

 

THAYER, AVIS, m. (int. 8 Nov. 1777), Noah Burden of Hartwood (now Washington).

 

THAYER, SILAS DEXTER, b. 20 Jan. 1820, son of Hadassah6 (Silas5, John4, Isaac3, Ferdinando2, Thomas1) Thayer.

 

THAYER, DANIEL, of Chesterfield (spelled THAIR); m. Mary Hathaway, 12 July 1777 (Pelham Vital Records); possibly father of Jacob (No. 1).

 

THOMAS FAMILY

1. SAMUELL THOMAS, m. 5 Oct. 1767, Kezia Burk; d. 6 May 1822, "a cripple". She d. 21 July 1829; "hand had bug poisons".

Children:

2. Samuell, b. 12 Sept. 1769.

3. Sarah, b. 13 Mar. 1772.

4. Kezia, b. 30 Jan. 1783; m. 3 June 1805, Aaron6 Graves (Aaron5 4, John3, Isaac2, Thomas1), of So. Hadley.

5. Jerusha, b. 8 Jan. 1787; m. Joseph Damon (No. 252).

6. Joseph, b. 28 Oct. 1791.

7. Rufus, b. 24 Aug. 1794.

 

THOMAS, ANDREW, d. 28 Nov. 1802.

 

THOMAS, JOSHUA, son of Sarah Thomas, b. 30 Apr. 1794.

                       

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THOMAS, MATTHEW, b. in Newton, son of Patric and Mary R. (Rankin) Thomas, d. 29 Oct. 1943. His wife was Mary Cranston.

 

THOMPSON, CHARLES, b. in Greenfield, and his wife, Nancy (Smith) Thompson, b. in Northampton, had children born in Chesterfield:

(1)    Bertha L., b. 17 Mar. 1873

(2)    Robert A., b. 21 Jan. 1875.

 

THOMPSON, GEORGE W., and his wife, Mary Thompson, (both b. in Bernardston), had children born in Chesterfield:

(1)    Chester H., b. 8 May 1874

(2)    Delcy E., b. 21 Apr. 1881, d. 3 May 1881, "from want of care".

 

THOMPSON, MARY L., b. in Bernardston, dau. of Chester and Almira Thompson, d. 28 Oct. 1886, ae. 47-5-12.

 

THOMSON, ANDREW, and his wife, Mabel (Scott) Thomson, came to Chesterfield from Astoria, Oregon, in 1948. Their children:

(1)    John Scott, b. 1923, in Nebraska, d. 1942 in the service of his country

(2)    Vesta Mae, b. 1925, in Nebraska, m. Charles A. Bisbee (No. 90).

 

THORPE, EDGAR, son of Charles and Marietta Thorpe, d. 4 June 1860, ae. 0-8-26.

 

THRASHER FAMILY

1. SIMON THRASHER d. in Chesterfield, 18 May 1847, ae. 83, and his wife, Betsey Thrasher, b. in Worthington, d. 4 Jan. 1847, ae. 81. Their daughter:

2. Rachel, m. (1) ........ Wells; (2) 8 Jan. 1864, Abraham Mahan, ae. 54, b. in Northboro, a resident of Marlboro. She d. 22 Nov. 1880, ae. 71-11-18. He d. 26 Nov. 1885, ae. 85.

 

THRASHER, SIMON, and his wife, Rhoda Thrasher, had children born in Chesterfield:

(1)    Lydia, b. 5 Dec. 1809, d. 18 Feb. 1811

(2)    Sarah, b. 5 Dec. 1809

(3)    Rhoda, b. 12 Nov. 1807.

 

THRASHER, LIZZIE R., m. in Windsor Locks, Conn., 8 May 1903, Augustus B. Vickery. He d. 18 Jan. 1938.

                       

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THWING FAMILY (TWING)

1. JOHN6 THWING, son of John5 (John4 3 2, Benjamin1) and Thankful (Edwards) Thwing, bapt. in Mendon, 11 July 1762, d. in LeRoy, N. Y., 16 June 1836; m. (int. 12 Mar. 1779), Chloe Packard, dau. of John and Chloe Packard, of the Gore, b. in Goshen, 1756, d. in LeRoy, N. Y., 21 Mar. 1847. Children:

2. Martha (Patty), b. 2 May 1780; m. Richard Beebe (No. 1).

3. Ruth, b. 26 May 1783; m. (int. 29 Apr. 1808), Joseph Orcutt, of Cummington.

4. Thankful, b. 26 Apr. 1785; m. (int. 7 Feb. 1812), Nathan Banister.

5. John, b. July 1787; rem. to LeRoy, N. Y.

6. Roxa, b. 10 July 1789; m. Elijah Warner (No. 10).

7. Lucretia, b. 20 Sept. 1791; m. (1) Amasa Clapp (No. 10). She m. (2) in LeRoy, N. Y., 30 Apr. 1837, Pliny Hitchcock. She d. in Parma, N. Y., 10 Sept. 1850.

8. Daniel, b. 14 Jan. 1794.

9. Laura, b. 21 Apr. 1796; m. (1) Lemuel Bliss; (2) Julius Griswold; (3) Elijah D. Warner; rem. to Byron. Wisc.

10. Triphena, b. 13 Aug. 1798, d. 2 Mar. 1809.

11. Fordyce, b. 25 May 1801; m. Relief Clapp (No. 30).

 

THING, JEAMES, of Blanford, m. (int. 3 Nov. 1799), Miss Rachel Randals.

 

THWING, JOHN, adm. to Congregational Church, 22 Feb. 1781, from Conway. His wife, Sarah, admitted to Congregational Church, 13 Apr. 1787. He d. 1 Nov. 1798. She d. 4 Aug. 1809.

 

TWING, THANKFUL, m. (int. 12 Nov. 1780), Moses Snow of Conway.

 

TIFFANY, RUTH, b. 8 May 1805, dau. of Fregrau and Rhoda Tiffany. Widow Rhoda Tiffany was on the tax list 1814.

 

TILDEN FAMILY

1. ELISHA2 TILDEN, sythe-stone maker, son of Elisha1 and Elizabeth Tilden, b. in Lebanon, N. H., d. 16 Aug. 1868, ae. 79-11-28; buried in Huntington; m. Sally Peck, dau. of Winchester and Lydia (Perkins) Peck, b. in Amherst, d. 27 Mar. 1875, ae. 82-9. Among their children were:

*2. Elisha W.

3. Sarah, "eldest daughter"; m. Samuel Sampson (No. 1).            

           

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4. Maria E., b. in Norwich; m. (1) Jonathan A. Lilly; (2) Robert Damon (No. 125).

5. Elijah B., m. Ursula Bisbee (No. 41); rem. to Pomona, Calif.

6. Mary M., m. 12 June 1837, Ebenezer White of Goshen; res. Westfield.

 

2. ELISHA W.3 TILDEN (Elisha2 1), b. in Huntington, d. 19 Oct. 1906, ae. 77; m. 1 Aug. 1848, Sophronia Elizabeth Williams (No. 31). She d. 8 Sept. 1908. Children:

4. Ella Maria, b. in Williamsburg, 4 July 1848; m. Willard A. Curtis (No. 18).

5. Martha E., b. 12 Oct. 1851; m. Almarin O. Bisbee (No. 72).

6. Nellie Adelia, b. 8 June 1858, d. 2 Mar. 1865.

7. John Elisha, b. 28 Sept. 1860, d. 1 Apr. 1862.

8. Clara A., b. 18 Mar. 1864; m. George E. Torrey (No. 88).

9. Mary L., d. 26 Aug. 1866, ae. 8 mos.

10. Fred L., b. 17 Apr. 1870; m. 28 July 1897, Nancy Irene Williams (No. 56). She d. 3 Jan. 1934. Children:

i. Linwood Elisha, b. 5 Jan. 1898; m. Grace Kendrick, 11 July 1923.

ii. Byron Winfield, b. 5 June 1900, d. 15 June 1900.

iii. Alta Irene, b. 11 Feb. 1907, d. 12 Feb. 1907.

 

STEPHEN TILDEN FAMILY

11. STEPHEN TILDEN, of Northfield, had two children who came to Chesterfield:

12. Levi M., d. 11 May 1894; m. 5 Jan. 1859, Harriett Snyder, ae. 21, dau. of Monroe and Mary Snyder. She d. 21 Apr. 1867. One dau., Minnie M., b. 8 Oct. 1866, adopted by Newman Engram (No. 14).

13. Marcia A., b. in Northfield, 26 June 1830; m. Orson P. Torrey (No. 66).

 

TINKER, child of Samuel C. Tinker, b. 30 Oct. 1849.

 

TINKHAM, CHARLIE WESLEY, b. 21 Sept. 1878, son of Dexter W. (b. in Enfield) and Abby Tinkham (b. in Gilboa, N. Y.).

 

ORRIN TIRRELL FAMILY

1. ORRIN1 TIRRELL and his wife, Lydia (Snell) Tirrell, were residents of Plainfield, where they both died. Among their children were:

2. Sarah, m. Paul H. Cudworth (No. 22).

3. Emeline E., b. in Plainfield; m. Edward Thayer (No. 25).

*4. Joseph Wells, b. in Plainfield, 20 Aug. 1834.

           

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4. JOSEPH WELLS2 TIRRELL (Orrin1), b. in Plainfield, 20 Aug. 1834, d. in W. Cummington, 17 June 1905; m. (1) Hulda Woodard, b. in Leicester, dau. of Willard and Polly Woodard. She d. 23 Jan. 1866, ae. 36-5-0. He m. (2) 17 Oct. 1871, Antoinette C. Bryant. She d. 18 Jan. 1917; buried in Plainfield. They rem. to W. Cummington in 1876. He kept a general store and was postmaster in both W. Chesterfield and W. Cummington. Children by first wife:

5. Arthur Wells, b. 28 Sept. 1858, d. in Chicopee Falls, 19 Dec. 1891; m. Alice Merrill of Malden.

6. Mary, b. 15 June 1860;m. Willis F. Tower of Cummington.

7. Adeline M., b. 18 Nov. 1861, d. in Northampton, 12 Aug. 1937; taught school in Bofat district two years; attended Smith College, and taught in several colleges in the South, the last at Louden College, Greenwood, S. C.

 

FRED S. TIRRELL FAMILY

8. FRED SUMNER TIRRELL and his wife, Alice Rachel (DuVerger) Tirrell, were residents of West Chesterfield. Children, last three born here:

9. Julia Corrine, b. in Greenfield; m. Merritt Wallace Curtis (No. 28).

10. Clifford Linwood, b. in Cummington; m. 12 Oct. 1929, Madilene Ruth Vogel, b. in Shelburne Falls, dau. of Joseph and Rosalie Vogel. Their son:

i. Maynard Linwood, b. 1 June 1930.

11. Fred Russell, b. in Cummington; m. 2 Nov. 1939, Stephania R. Kordina, b. in Windsor, dau. of Tony and Mary (Devonoski) Kordina.

12. Harry Clinton, b. in Cummington; m. 29 Mar. 1941, Jeanne Doris Rocke, b. in Huntington, dau. of Christopher L. and Elsie B. (Hill) Rocke. A son:

i. Michael Wayne, b. 30 Jan. 1953.

13. Herberta May, b. 11 May 1923; m. Elmer Lewis Litchfield, b. in Waterbury, Conn. Their son:

i. George Sumner, b. 11 Sept. 1939.

14. Fred Sumner, Jr., b. 22 Dec. 1925.

15. Herbert Henry, b. 4 May 1930.

 

TITUS, EUGENE H., came to Chesterfield from Northampton. He and his sister, Mrs. Theo Dinsmore, live in West Chesterfield on the property previously owned by Henry L. Eddy.

 

TITUS, SIMMEON, m. 7 Oct. 1772, Mary Tennant.

                       

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TODD FAMILY

1. ASA5 TODD, son of Gershom4 (Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) and Katherine (Mix) Todd, b. 28 June 1756, d. 16 July 1847; m. 24 May 1778, Abigail Bishop, dau. of Amos and Phebe Bishop of New Haven, Conn. His mother, Katherine Todd, d. 26 Aug. 1818. He was the second pastor of the Chesterfield Baptist Society, dismissed 2 Nov. 1820, but continued to live in Chesterfield; known as "Elder Todd"; buried in the Gate Cemetery below his home, by his mother's side. He had enlisted in the Revolutionary War against his mother's wishes, and in his later years received a pension. His widow d. 2 Oct. 1851, ae. 93. Children, several of whom were b. in Whately:

2. Emily Lucretia, b. 8 May 1783; m. Moses Fisk (No. 2).

*3. Justus, b. 24 June 1785.

4. Dea. David, b. 22 Aug. 1787, d. 19 Sept. 1871; m. Mary Rowe; lived for many years in W. Chesterfield, later rem. to Maryland.

5. Mary, b. 15 Oct. 1789; m. Lewis Higgins (No. 3).

*6. Lyman, b. 30 Oct. 1791.

7. Esther, b. 30 Apr. 1794; m. Ezra Stearns (No. 21).

8. Obedience, b. 26 Sept. 1796; m. John Williams.

 

3. JUSTUS6 TODD (Asa5, Gershom4 3, Michael2, Christopher1), b. 24 June 1785, d. in Ellicottville, N. Y., 27 Feb. 1862; m. 9 Apr. 1807, Cyrene Damon (No. 30). She d. 30 June 1825. He m. (2) between 8 Sept. 1825 and 30 Apr. 1826, Jemima Hayden (No. 65), widow of Caleb Shaw (No. 8). She d. in Ellicottville, N. Y., 1853. He was a Universalist minister; rem. to N.Y. Children by first wife:

9. Asa, b. 23 (or 25) Mar. 1808, d. 6 Aug. 1818.

10. Iru (or Ira) Studley, b. 23 Oct. 1809, d. in Northampton, 4 Feb. 1882; m. 1836, Julianna Root, b. 20 Sept. 1814, dau. of John?? and Rosina (Knapp) Root. He lived in W. Chesterfield until he was ae. 21, when he left with "just three cents in his pocket", hired

himself out; was shrewd and successful; accumulated a large farm; raised eight children, descendants of whom still live on his farm in Roberts Meadow (Northampton).

11. Electa, b. 9 Nov. 1812; m. Samuel Carley; res. in Pittsfield.

12. Lucy, b. 17 Mar. 1814, d. 24 Dec. 1888; m. (1) Elihu Dwight;

(2) Charles Strong.

13. Levi Solomon, b. 11 July 1816, d. 3 Nov. 1820.

14. Rufus, b. 8 Aug. 1818, d. Jan. 1819.

15. Laury, b. 29 Sept. 1819; m. Collins Ward of N. Y. State.

16. Cyrene, b. 11 Aug. 1823 (not rec. in Chesterfield); m. Frank Damon; d. in New York State.

17. Child of Justus and Jemima, d. 1 Jan. 1827.  

           

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6. LYMAN6 TODD (Asa5, Gershom4 3, Michael2, Christopher1), b. 30 Oct. 1791, d. 17 Oct. 1846; m. (int. 1 Dec. 1813), Sarah Kinne, dau. of Roger Kinne. She m. (2) (int. 4 May 1853), Justin Rust of Ellicottville, N. Y. Children:

18. Abigail Lucretia, b. 19 Sept. 1815; m. Job Cudworth (No. 17).

19. Horace Lyman, b. 8 Sept. 1818, d. (in Heath?), 10 Mar. 1906; m. (1) Lucetta Estes; m. (2) Melinda Stetson.

*20. Asa A., b. 12 Aug. (or May) 1820.

21. John Kinnee, b. 1823, d. 26 June 1825, accidentally killed by an overturned wagon.

22. Aurelia Frances, b. 6 June 1825; m. Joseph Cudworth (No. 14).

23. Delina, b. 19 Dec. 1827, d. 10 Dec. 1859.

24. Deliza, b. 19 Dec. 1827; m. Samuel Eddy (No. 3).

25. John, b. 1 May 1829, d. 17 Nov. 1854; unm.

26. Ellen T., b. 23 Dec. 1831, d. 5 May 1846.

27. Alice C., b. 22 Apr. 1833, d. 13 May 1846.

28. James Munroe, b. 18 Jan. 1837, d. about 1857, in N. Y. State.

 

20. ASA A.7 TODD (Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4 2, Michael2, Christopher1), b. 12 Aug. (or May) 1820, d. 23 Jan. 1895; m. (1) 27 Nov. 1845, Mary Cudworth (No. 15). She d. 28 Aug. 1846. He m. (2) 2 June 1847, Ellen Julia Cudworth (No. 16). She d. 10 Jan. 1907. Very successful farmer, enlarging his father's and grandfather's farm until eventually it contained four original farms. Children by second wife:

29. Isabell, b. 11 Apr. 1850; m. 20 June 1867, Walter B. Trow, b. in Adams, son of James and Sarah M. Trow; res. Northampton.

30. Mary, b. 26 Nov. 1851, d. 12 Feb. 1852.

31. Esther Sophia, b. 25 Feb. 1854; m. James E. Dunham.

*32. Lyman, b. 14 Sept. 1856.

33. Monroe, b. 18 Mar. 1862; m. (1) 17 May 1893, Lettie L. Middlebrook, b. in New Ashford, dau. of James and Lucy (Belcher) Middlebrook; divorced. She m. (2) Frank Kinne (No. 18). He m. (2) Mary Pease, widow of his brother, Lyman Todd (No. 32).

A mason by trade, Monroe later operated the homestead farm in West Chesterfield. He d. 9 June 1961, in a nursing home in Chicopee.

34. Flora Edith, b. 4 July 1864; m. 17 Nov. 1886, William A. Trow, b. in Northampton, son of William C. and Nancy M. Trow.

35. Asa A., b. 10 July 1870, d. 4 Sept. 1870.

 

32. LYMAN8 TODD (Asa A.7, Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4 3, Michael2, Christopher1), b. 12 Sept. 1856, d. 16 July 1897; m. 10 Sept. 1882, Mary Pease, b. in Worthington, dau. of James (b. in Middlefield) and Eliza (Cole) Pease (b. in Chesterfield). She        

 

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m. (2) Monroe Todd (No. 33). She d. 2 Dec. 1945, ae. 81-6-3, in Chesterfield. Children of Lyman and Mary:

36. Vera Aymice, b. in Worthington?, 29 June 1884, d. June 1902.

37. Bertha Mary, b. in Worthington, 9 May 1886; m. Harold Clark; res. Worthington. Their dau., Esther, m. Joseph Sena of Easthampton; res. Worthington.

38. Orman Lyman, b. 2 Sept. 1889; res. Springfield.

*39. Elmer Leroy, b. in Worthington, 27 Mar. 1892.

40. Royce Edwin, b. 9 Apr. 1895; m. Isabella Marion Converse, dau. of Wallace J. Converse.

 

39. ELMER9 TODD (Lyman8, Asa A.7, Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4 3, Michael2, Christopher1), b. 27 Mar. 1892; m. in Athol, 14 Apr. 1917, Alta Viola Cressy, b. in Zoar, 13 Oct. 1890, dau. of Albert and Ella (Fox) Cressy. Res. Todd homestead in W. Chesterfield. Children:

41. Sherard Rilan, b. 13 Feb. 1921.

42. Ralean Ella, b. 16 Dec. 1923; m. (1) 9 Apr. 1944, Alden E. Bacon, Jr.; divorced. She m. (2) in Williamsburg, 27 Aug. 1954, Philip Hall, b. in Westminster West, Vt., son of Charles A. and Annie (Day) Hall.

43. Orman Royce, b. 3 Aug. 1931; m. in Northampton, 24 Dec. 1953, Barbara Katherine Jenkins, nurse's aide, b. in Northampton. Children:

i. Orman Royce, Jr., b. 13 Nov. 1954.

ii. Mary Emma, b. 11 Feb. 1957.

iii. Debra Ann, b. 21 Feb. 1959.

iv. Arthur John, b. 3 Aug. 1960.

 

TODD, THOMAS, m. (int. 15 Dec. 1786), Rachel Torrey.

 

JAMES TORREY FAMILY

1. Lt. JAMES1 TORREY, b. in England about 1612/3, d. in Scituate, 6 July 1665; m. in Scituate, 2 Nov. 1643, Ann Hatch, dau. of William and Jane (Young) Hatch, was ancestor of most of the Torrey families who lived in Chesterfield. He died in a powder explosion accident. Details of his life and ancestors may be found in the Torrey Genealogy published in 1924. Among his ten children b. in Scituate were:

*2. James, b. 3 Sept. 1644.

3. Sarah, b. 9 Feb. 1660; m. Richard Warren, son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Walker) Warren. Their dau., Hope Warren, m. David Torrey (No. 5).          

           

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2. JAMES2 TORREY (James1), b. in Scituate, 3 Sept. 1644, d. there about Oct. 1719; m. (1) Lydia Wills; (2) Elizabeth Rawlins, dau. of Nathaniel and Lydia (Sylvester) Rawlins; (3) Mrs. Eunice Deane. Succeeded to his father's residence and mill in Scituate. Of the eleven children by his second wife, descendants of two came to Chesterfield:

*4. Nathaniel, b. 29 Mar. 1686.

*5: David, b. 4 Jan. 1687.

 

4. NATHANIEL3 TORREY (James2 1), b. in Scituate, 29 Mar. 1686, d. in Hanover, 4 Apr. 1753; m. in Marshfield, 26 Nov. 1713, Hannah Tilden, dau. of Thomas and Hannah (Mendall) Tilden, b. in Marshfield, 15 Aug. 1694. She d. in Hanover 6 Apr. 1776. Two of their six children, b. in Hanover, have descendants in Chesterfield:

*6. Thomas, b. Oct. 1714.

*7. Jesse, b. 1725.

 

5. DAVID3 TORREY (James2 1), b. in Scituate, 4 Jan. 1687, d. in Hanover, 2 Jan. 1770; m. in Scituate, 12 June 1710, Hope Warren (See No. 3 above), bapt. 21 June 1713, d. 29 (or 30) Dec. 1745/6. Two of their children were:

*8. Stephen, b. Jan. 1710/1.

9. Elizabeth, m. Thomas Torrey (No. 6).

 

6. THOMAS4 TORREY (Nathaniel3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, 20 Oct. 1714, d. in Hanover, 6 Oct. 1778; m. in Hanover, 10 May 1741/2, Elizabeth Torrey (No. 9). She d. in Hanover, 2 Apr. 1779. Three of their eight children b. in Hanover came to Chesterfield:

*10. Nathaniel, bapt. in Hanover, 24 May 1746/7.

11. Elizabeth, b. 1751; m. 17 Mar. 1791, George Dunlop. She d. 9 Mar. 1801. He m. (2) (int. 3 Jan. 1802), Matilda Beswick (No. 5.) She d. 30 Dec. 1828. He d. 7 May 1835, in Norwich.

12. Sarah, b. about 1753. There is record of the marriage of a Sarah Torrey to James Damon (No. 15) on 15 Jan. 1787, and of a Sarah Torrey to Barnibas Keith (No. 11), 15 May 1787. This presents an unsolved problem -- to prove which Sarah was the dau. of

Thomas Torrey (No. 6) and to prove the identity of the other Sarah.

 

7. JESSE4 TORREY (Nathaniel3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, 1725, d. in Hanover, 15 July 1793; m. in Hanover, 6 Dec. 1744, Mary Buker. She d. in Hanover 19 Apr. 1777. He m. (2) in       

           

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Pembroke, 20 May 1779, Mary Chamberlain. She d. 27 Nov. 1797, in Hanover. Of the ten children by his first wife, the seventh was:

13. Mary, b. in Hanover, 12 Mar. 1757; m. Joseph Torrey (No. 23).

 

8. STEPHEN4 TORREY (David3, James2 1), b. in Scituate, Jan. 1710/1, death rec. not found; m. in Scituate, 15 Aug. 1733/4, Rachel Bates, dau. of Joseph Bates, b. in Scituate, 22 Feb. 1710, d. in Hanover, 14 Oct. 1778. Children bapt. in Hanover:

*14. Stephen, Jan. 1734/5.

15. Ruth, 5 Apr. 1740/1.

*16. David, 21 Apr. 1743/4.

17. Rachel, 1 Apr. 1749/50.

18. Anna, 7 June 1752; m. (int. 15 Aug. 1785), Thomas Fintin of Williamsburg.

 

10. NATHANIEL5 TORREY (Thomas4, Nathaniel3, James2 1), bapt. in Hanover, 24 May 1746/7, d. in Chesterfield 1 Dec. 1818; m. in Hanover, 1772/3, Rachel Pearce. She d. in 1812. Children recorded in Chesterfield:

*19. Nathaniel, b. in Hanover, 5 June 1775.

20. Lucy, b. in Hanover, 27 Mar. 1782.

21. Hulda, b. in Somers (?), 17 June 1786; m. 15 Nov. 1815, Hosea Bates.

22. Thomas, b. 6 Mar. 1789, d. in Westhampton, 22 Mar. 1864.

 

14. STEPHEN5 TORREY (Stephen4, David3, James2 1), bapt. in Hanover, Jan. 1734/5, d. 3 June 1809; m. Sarah ......... She d. 9 Aug. 1814. Served in Rev. from Hanover; prob. came here about 1780. Children:

*23. Joseph, b. in Hanover.

24. Luther, bapt. 4 Sept. 1757.

25. Ruth, bapt. 1760; m. (int. 21 Apr. 1788), Darius Bardwell of Stillwater, N. Y.

26. Lois, bapt. 23 Oct. 1763; m. Samuel Healy.

27. Rachel, m. Samuel Davis (No. 19).

28. Jesse.

29. Stephen, m. Rebecca Thayer; a dau., Rachel, b. 9 Mar. 1804, d. 3 Apr. 1804.

 

16. DAVID5 TORREY (Stephen4, David3, James2 1), bapt. in Hanover, 21 Apr. 1743/4; m. in Hanover, 5 Sept. 1771, Susannah Rogers, dau. of Caleb and Mary (Harlow) Rogers; came here about 1780. Children:

30. David, b. in Hanover, 9 Nov. 1772, d. 9 Jan. 1776.    

           

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31. Susanna, b. in Hanover, 2 Feb. 1775; m. David Damon (No. 17).

*32. David, Jr., b. in Hanover, 14 Feb. 1777.

33. Mary, b. in Hanover, 22 Mar. 1779; m. Ebenezer Weeks (No. 4).

34. Anne, b. 10 June 1781; m. (int. 6 Dec. 1800), Enoch White. A dau.:

i. Almira White, b. 25 Oct. 1801, d. 14 Sept. 1803.

35. Elizabeth, b. 27 Mar. 1784; m. Nathaniel Witherell (No. 4).

36. Caleb, b. 9 Oct. 1787; m. 13 Aug. 1810, Clemancy Hamilton (No. 12). A dau.:

i. Zilpha, b. 25 Aug. 1810; m. Enos Dexter Gould.

37. Reuben, b. 15 May 1789, d. 15 Jan. 1817; m. (int. 24 Dec. 1808), Nancy Damon (No. 45).

38. Sally Ann, b. 27 Mar. 1792; m. ........ Wait, of Williamsburg. She d. 11 May 1852. Mr. Wait, of Williamsburg, d. 1 Apr. 1837, at Gershom House's.

39. Justus, b. 28 Dec. 1795.

 

19. NATHANIEL6 TORREY (Nathaniel5, Thomas4, Nathaniel3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, 5 June 1775; m. (int. 31 May 1794), Rachel Stockwell (No. 13). Children:

40. George Dunlap, b. 14 May 1795.

41. Rachel, b. 31 Oct. 1796.

42. Thomas, b. 5 Aug. 1798; m. 31 Dec. 1827, Diantha6 Stockwell (Elijah5, William4 3 2 1), b. in Northampton, 3 Jan. 1809, d. 30 Dec. 1883. He d. in Westhampton, 22 Mar. 1864.

 

23. JOSEPH6 TORREY (Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, d. 26 Aug. 1845, ae. 92; m. in Hanover, 15 Jan. 1778, Mary Torrey (No. 13). She d. 25 May 1838. Children, probably all b. in Hanover:

43. Mary Buker, b. 1778, d. 20 Mar. 1779.

*44. Joseph, b. in Hanover, 17 Nov. 1779.

*45. Stephen, b. 29 June 1782.

46. Polly, m. Joseph Witherell (No. 5).

47. Ruth, m. (int. 17 Mar. 1810), Elijah Litchfield.

48. Betsey, m. Hosea Healy.

49. Jesse, b. 7 Sept. 1785, d. in Holmdel, N. J., 27 Mar. 1864; m. (1) (int. 29 Apr. 1808), Ruth Witherell (No. 7), She d. 21 Apr. 1848. He m. (2) 17 Oct. 1848, Sarah Carr (No. 13), widow of Silas Warner (No. 33). She d. 29 Sept. 1863.

50. Job, b. 1788, d. 27 June 1865; m. (1) (int. 2 Sept. 1812), Arabella Hamilton. She d. 27 Sept. 1847, ae. 58-8-27. He m. (2) 16 May 1848, Susan Keith (No. 10), widow of Charles Cudworth (No. 1). She d. 10 Aug. 1871.

51. Luther, m. Liza Collier (No. 3); had 3 sons b. in Florida, Mass.

52. Sarah, b. 19 Nov. 1799; m. Robert Damon (No. 47).

53. Rachel, b. 1796, d. 27 Nov. 1860; unm.

54. Hannah, m. Salma Damon (No. 34).            

 

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32. DAVID6 TORREY (David5, Stephen4, David3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, 14 Feb. 1777; m. (int. 21 Nov. 1801), Marcia Coleman (No. 6). Children:

55. Rebecah, b. 31 July 1802.

56. Jeremiah, b. 3 Jan. 1805.

 

44. JOSEPH7 TORREY (Joseph6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. in Hanover, 17 Nov. 1779, d. 19 Nov. 1869; m. (1) (int. 24 Mar. 1803), Lucinda Wright (No. 17). She d. 6 Apr. 1806. He m. (2) (int. 12 Mar. 1808), Margaret Davis (No. 4). She d. 16 Aug. 1849, ae. 57-5-9. One son by first wife:

*57. Orin, b. 6 Apr. 1806.

 

45. STEPHEN7 TORREY (Joseph6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 29 June 1782, d. 1 June 1844; m. (int. 5 May 1807), Huldah Damon (No. 19). She d. 19 June 1876. Children:

58. Abial, b. 9 June 1811, d. in Newbury, O., 29 Sept. 1839; m. (int. 5 Dec. 1832), Chloe Beswick (No. 26). She d. 30 Sept. 1840.

59. Calvin, b. 2 Oct. 1813, d. 27 Mar. 1821.

60. Miranda, b. 1 Mar. 1816, d. 1 Dec. 1859; m. 24 Oct. 1838, Josiah D. Clark of Westhampton.

61. Patience Angel, b. 13 July 1819; m. (1) Nahum Shaw (No. 25); (2) James Jones.

62. Job, b. 26 Aug. 1820, d. young.

*63. Job, b. 5 Nov. 1821.

64. Lois Freelove, b. about 1824; m. 17 Dec. 1844, Elbert Langdon, ae. 22, b. in Westhampton, son of Lester Langdon.

*65. Calvin, b. about 1822.

*66. Orson Porter, b. 25 May 1829.

67. Jane Fidelia, b. 13 Aug. 1834; m. Henry Lewis Williams (No. 32).

 

57. ORIN8 TORREY (Joseph7 6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 6 Apr. 1806, d. 18 July 1874; m. (1) (int. 13 July 1833), Olive Engram (No. 13). She d. 24 Sept. 1844, of typhoid fever. He m. (2) (int. 9 May 1845), Persis Sheldon of Montgomery. She d. 16 July 1847, ae. 35-7-0. He m. (3) (int. 16 Nov. 1849), Cynthia Moore, b. in Montgomery, dau. of Pliny Moore. She d. 29 July 1884, ae. 78-7-0. Children by first wife:

*68. Emerson W., b. 28 Jan. 1834.

69. Lucinda Ellen, b. 5 Aug. 1836; called Ellen L., m. 23 Nov. 1865, Willard Ely, b. in W. Springfield, son of Willard and Louisa Ely; res. Holyoke.

70. Jennie, b. 1823, d. 1843.

71. George Francis, b. 1839, d. 20 Aug. 1844.

Child by second wife:

72. Son, b. 25 Apr. 1845.          

           

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63. JOB8 TORREY (Stephen7, Joseph6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 5 Nov. 1821, d. 29 May 1909; m. 25 Dec. 1843, Climena Witherell (No. 28). She d. 25 Apr. 1906. Children:

73. Emerson, d. ae. 21.

74. Emma Martha, b. 9 June 1849; m. Joseph D. Kelso (No. 2).

75. Lilla Isabelle, b. 26 Oct. 1853, d. 15 Sept. 1854.

76. Charles, b. 20 Oct. 1856, d. 16 Mar. 1859.

77. Kate L., b. 9 Sept. 1858; m. in Northampton, 1 May 1880, Frank S. Brazee, of Westfield, b. in Blandford, son of Samuel and Laura (Tyler) Brazee.

78. Cora M., b. 29 July 1865; m. in Florence, George B. Chase, b. in England.

 

65. CALVIN8 TORREY (Stephen7, Joseph6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. about 1822; m. (1) (int. 23 Apr. 1836), Sarah B. Hayden of Northampton. She d. 28 June 1838, ae. 19. He m. (2) (int. 28 Apr. 1839), Clarissa B.7 Thayer (Ludo6, Oliver5, Abiah4, John3, Richard2 1), b. in Williamsburg, 18 Mar. 1822. One son by first wife:

79. Henry, b. 14 June 1838; m. 10 June 1860, Fannie Baxter, dau. of William Baxter. Child:

i. Charles Henry, b. 9 Oct. 1861.

 

66. ORSON PORTER8 TORREY (Stephen7, Joseph6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 25 May 1829, d. in Northampton, 4 Feb. 1905; m. (int. 30 Oct. 1852), Marcia A. Tilden (No. 13). She d. in Crystal River, Fla., 26 July 1890. Children:

80. Estella Lois, b. 8 Aug. 1853; m. 24 May 1871, Dwight A. Graves, son of Augustus W. and Ellin E. (Brown) Graves. Res. Northampton.

81. Belle, b. 22 Feb. 1855; m. A. H. Haughton.

82. Ida M., b. 26 Dec. 1859; m. Arthur Fenton Nutting; res. Huntington.

83. Rose, b. 16 Mar. 1862; m. 23 Apr. 1884, Arthur B. Lee; res. Northampton.

84. William L., b. 23 Dec. 1856, d. in Easthampton, 27 May 1936; m. 14 Sept. 1880, Esther A. Kentfield, b. in Hadley, dau. of J. B. and Martha Kentfield. She d. 4 May 1922. Fourteen children.

85. Ella M., b. 26 Aug. 1863; m. (1) Henry James Bissell (No. 19); m. (2) 6 Jan. 1915, Dwight L. Meekins.

86. Child, b. 22 Sept. 1875, d. 22 Oct. 1875.

87. Andrew Stevens, b. 11 Aug. 1878.

 

68. EMERSON WRIGHT9 TORREY (Orin8, Joseph7 6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 28 Jan. 1834, d. 15 Feb. 1895; m.         

           

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5 Feb. 1866, Sarah M. Fisk (No. 26). She d. 8 Dec. 1914. Children:

*88. George Emerson, b. 14 May 1867.

89. Anna M., b. 30 Nov. 1870; m. 20 Dec. 1895, Elmer Thatcher; res. Northampton.

*90. Francis Orrin, b. 17 Aug. 1873.

91. Ellen O., b. 26 Oct. 1875, d. 22 Feb. 1894.

92. Ida Helen, b. 3 Sept. 1878; m. Clayton Norman Rhoades (No. 70).

 

88. GEORGE EMERSON10 TORREY (Emerson W.9, Orin8, Joseph7 6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 14 May 1867, d. in Northampton, 16 Nov. 1947; m. (1) in South Worthington, 20 Nov. 1889, Clara Tilden (No. 8). She d. in Huntington, Sept. 1893. He m. (2) 24 Dec. 1895, Margaret Feeney, b. in Ireland, Feb. 1875, dau. of Dominick and Margaret (Healy) Feeney. She d. in Northampton, 25 Dec. 1950. One dau. by first wife:

93. Mabel A., b. 16 Jan. 1891; m. Arthur B. Smith (No. 28).

Children by second wife:

94. Helen Marguerite, b. 24 June 1899; m. 17 Jan. 1924, Edward J. Sarazan.

95. George Emerson, Jr., b. in Holyoke, 2 Feb. 1901; m. in Worthington, 15 Dec. 1928, Anna Elizabeth Cole, dau. of Horace and Anna A. (Perry) Cole.

96. Priscilla Esther, b. in Holyoke, 6 Nov. 1902, d. in Northampton, 25 May 1934.

97. Viola Agnes, b. in Holyoke, 31 Mar. 1904; m. 31 Dec. 1956, Robert E. Kearney.

98. Mary Olive, b. 15 Jan. 1906; m. 24 June 1934, Clarence G. Steinberger.

99. Elizabeth Marion, b. 31 Aug. 1907.

100. Harry Orin, b. 3 July 1909, d. 8 May 1914.

101. Doris Ellen, b. 29 Aug. 1911; m. 26 Jan. 1944, George Andrew Rouleau.

 

89. FRANCIS ORRIN10 TORREY (Emerson W.9, Orin8, Joseph7 6, Stephen5 4, David3, James2 1), b. 17 Aug. 1873, d. 12 Aug. 1944; m. 27 Jan. 1896, Caroline Emma Graves, dau. of Nathan Sanderson and Eliza (Baldwin) Graves; divorced. She m. (2) Homer Atkins Damon (No. 182). Children:

102. Son, b. 14 Mar. 1896, d. same day.

103. Louise Madlien, b. 28 Apr. 1897; m. Wilbur Rufus Wickland

(No. 3).

 

TORREY, CHARLES H., b. 23 Mar. 1885, son of Herbert L. (b. in Huntington) and Ellen M. Torrey (b. in Union City, Mich.).

                       

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TORREY, GEORGE W., d. 20 Aug. 1834, ae. 27, "Cousin to Job and Jessee".

 

TORREY, JAMES H., M.D., d. 24 July 1841, ae. 29, of consumption, at Job Torrey's.

 

TORREY, JOHN, b. in Plainfield, son of Josiah5 and Olive (Pratt) Torrey, d. 26 Dec. 1872, ae. 84-2-8, formerly of Cummington.

 

TORREY, JOSIAH, widowed, b. in Plainfield, son of John Torrey, d. 23 Sept. 1894, ae. 72-10-0; buried in Huntington.

 

TORREY, MRS. REBECCA, b. in Huntington, dau. of Asa Merritt of Conway, d. 10 Oct. 1886, ae. 68.

 

TOWER FAMILY

1. ISAAC5 TOWER (Cornelius4, John3, Ibrook2, John1), b. in Cohasset, 10 May 1744, d. in Chesterfield, 7 Mar. 1826; m. in Hingham, 9 Jan. 1770, Mary Sprague, dau. of John and Margaret (Webb) Sprague, b. in Hingham, 14 June 1752. She d. in Chesterfield, 27 Apr. 1826. Hingham Marriage Intentions of 1 Oct. 1768, read "Isaac Tower and Mary Sprague . . . The BANS forbidden by John Sprague. . ." and again on 23 Dec. 1768, "Isaac Tower and Mary Sprague intend marriage" . . . The actual marriage ceremony was performed in his town instead of hers showing that perhaps her father still did not approve. He left Cohasset during the Rev. War and settled in the "Chesterfield Gore" where most of his sixteen children were born. Four of their children have records in Chesterfield:

*2. Elijah, b. 22 May 1787.

*3. Oswin, b. 6 Jan. 1789.

4. Polly, b. 8 Aug. 1792; m. Silas Warner (No. 20).

5. Sally, b. 27 Aug. 1796; m. 12 Oct. 1824, Henry Graves, son of Seth Graves, of Northampton. He d. in Springfield, 8 Mar. 1847.

 

2. ELIJAH6 TOWER (Isaac5, Cornelius4, John3, Ibrook2, John1), b. 22 May 1787, d. 12 Dec. 1859; perhaps m. (1) in Worthington (int. 18 Jan. 1817), Mary Brewster; m. (2) 14 Feb. 1827, Elvira Russell (No. 35). She d. in Holyoke, 13 May 1873. Both buried in Chesterfield. Children by second wife:

6. Lucy Sprague, b. 7 Nov. 1827, d. 20 July 1833.

7. Charles Henry, b. 23 Aug. 1829; m. 24 Dec. 1868, Sarah Young,        

           

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dau. of James and Agnes (Allen) Young. He d. 18 Nov. 1918, ae. 89; buried in Forestdale Cemetery, Holyoke. He was a resident of Pittsfield for a long time, where he learned the trade of tinsmith. In 1859, he settled in Richmond, Va. Two years later when the Civil War broke out he joined the Confederate Army. After the war he returned North and, on 24 Dec. 1868, he married Sarah Young. They had one son, J. Wallace, b. in Holyoke.

8. Harvey Russell, b. 19 Oct. 1831; m. Angeline A. Wilson.

9. Lucy Elvira, b. 21 Dec. 1833; m. 13 Jan. 1861, Samuel J. Loomis, ae. 50, b. in Southampton, son of Alexander and Miriam Loomis. She was his third wife.

 

3. OSWIN6 TOWER (Isaac5, Cornelius4, John3, Ibrook2, John1), b. 6 Jan. 1789, d. 9 July 1857; m. (int. 30 Oct. 1812), Clarissa Ludden (No. 9). She d. in Williamsburg, 6 Apr. 1866. Children:

10. Benjamin, b. 6 June 1814, d. in Richmond, 15 Mar. 1870; m. (int. 7 Sept. 1839), Lovina Twiss, dau. of Elias and Lavina (Bird) Twiss of Hatfield. Children:

i. Henry B., b. 27 Dec. 1843.

ii. Frank, b. 5 May 1852, d. 10 Jan. 1854.

11. Levi, b. 19 Sept. 1816; m. in Westfield (?), 14 Feb. 1841, Julia A. Wheeler, dau. of Joseph and Elizabeth (Bush) Wheeler.

12. Frances Jennette, b. 9 Apr. 1818; m. (1) 26 Nov. 1839, Sylvester Montague of Burlington, N. J. He d. in Berchertown. She m. (2) 24 Mar. 1853, Alfred Warriner, widower, ae. 41, b. in No. Wilbraham, son of Warren Warriner of Southampton. She d. 18

Sept. 1856.

13. Annis, b. 21 June 1820; m. 31 Dec. 1840, Arnold M. Peck, son of James Peck of Hatfield.

14. Quartus, b. 27 Aug. 1822, d. in Granby, 7 Dec. 1875; m. in Goshen, 28 Nov. 1844, Mary Cowls, dau. of Simon Cowls. Children:

i. Dau., b. 16 Sept. 1845.

ii. Ellen M., b. 13 Oct. 1846.

15. Asa Dwight, b. 4 Oct. 1825; res. Warren.

16. Mary, b. 26 Mar. 1827, d. 14 July 1833.

17. Isaac, b. 9 Feb. 1829, d. 15 Sept. 1829.

18. George, b. 24 Mar. 1830; m. 6 Mar. 1854, Dolly Ann Cole, widow of William Rawson Damon. Children:

i. Alice Josephine, b. 4 Apr. 1855; later called Juliet Josephine; m. Wadsworth Drake; d. in Williamsburg, 14 Mar. 1947, a widow.

ii. Emma Jane, b. 23 Dec. 1856; m. Arthur E. Damon, son of Robert Damon (No. 125). She d. in Williamsburg, 20 Aug. 1942.

19. Clarissa Mari, b. 25 Dec. 1831, d. 15 July 1847.

20. Horatio Oswin, b. 28 May 1837, d. in New Bern, N. C., 8 June 1862.

           

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JOSEPH TOWER FAMILY

21. JOSEPH4 TOWER (Joseph3, Samuel2, John1), d. in Worthington, 20 Apr. 1823; m. in Hingham, 30 July 1767, Sarah Hersey, dau. of Jonathan and Mary (May) Hersey. She d. in Worthington, 22 Sept. 1839. They came to Worthington near the close of the Rev. War. Children:

*22. Abner, b. in Hingham, 28 Nov. 1767.

23. Sarah, m. Joshua Lovell; res. Cummington.

24. Pyam, m. (int. 10 Jan. 1801), Rachel Cowing (No. 8); rem. to Munsville, N. Y.

24. Ezekiel, b. Dec. 1781; m. 25 June 1830, Betsey E. Josselyn (No. 7); res. Worthington.

25. Luther, d. ae. 20.

26. Julette, b. 1783; m. Amos Remington, d. in Worthington, 10 Feb. 1809.

 

22. ABNER5 TOWER (Joseph4 3, Samuel2, John1), b. in Hingham, 28 Nov. 1767, d. 19 May 1846, in Chesterfield; m. in Suffield, Conn., 28 Dec. 1791, Alzina Spencer, b. in Suffield, Conn., 28 Oct. 1771. She d. 21 July 1846. Children:

*27. Luther, b. 15 May 1793.

28. Sally A., b. 13 Nov. 1795, d. in Troy, N. Y., 14 Apr. 1854; m. 22 July 1819, John Thayer, b. in Northampton, 27 Apr. 1794. He d. in Troy, N. Y., 29 July 1856.

29. Polly, b. 10 July 1798; m. 18 Mar. 1826, Seth Bruce of N. Y. State, b. in Blandford, 26 Apr. 1804, son of Jesse and Anna (Sinnott) Bruce.

30. Deborah P., b. 11 July 1801, d. 24 May 1867.

*31. Abner, b. 5 Feb. 1804.

32. Elvira J., b. 15 Aug. 1806; m. (1) 16 May 1835, John M. Lawson, son of William and Mary (Montgomery) Lawson, b. 10 June 1810. He d. in Worthington, 20 Apr. 1862. She m. (2) in Halifax, Vt., Oren Streeter, son of James and Prudence (Baker) Streeter.

*33. Spencer, b. 17 Aug. 1813.

 

27. LUTHER6 TOWER (Abner5, Joseph4 3, Samuel2, John1), b. 15 May 1793, d. in Northampton, 14 Apr. 1882; m. 16 June 1815, Sally Reed (No. 10). She d. in Northampton, 11 July 1882. Children b. in Chesterfield:

*34. Loring Luther, b. 25 Nov. 1816.

35. Sally Irena, b. 25 Nov. 1818; m. 28 Apr. 1840, Daniel Capen of Worthington, b. in Windsor, 2 Dec. 1816, son of Asa H. and Mary (Price) Capen. Res. Worthington.       

           

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31. ABNER6 TOWER (Abner5, Joseph4 3, Samuel 2, John1), b. in Worthington, 5 Feb. 1804, d. 16 Feb. 1852; m. in Huntington, 19 Oct. 1842, Lydia Sampson (No. 20). She m. (2) Nehemiah Luce (No. 5). An adopted daughter, Mary, d. 6 Nov. 1844, ae. 15.

 

33. SPENCER6 TOWER (Abner5, Joseph4 3, Samuel2, John1), b. 17 Aug. 1813; m. 16 Nov. 1852, Elizabeth Tirrell, b. in Cummington, dau. of Arza and Electa (Snow) Tirrell. He d. 15 Feb. 1877; deputy sheriff. Children:

36. Abner Luther, b. 4 June 1854; m. 18 Oct. 1888, Carrie B. Hayward, b. in Dalton, dau. of Abner and Elizabeth W. Hayward.

37. Spencer Mitchell, b. 27 Dec. 1857, d. 20 Aug. 1938.

 

34. LORING LUTHER7 TOWER (Luther6, Abner5, Joseph4 3, Samuel2, John1), b. 25 Nov. 1816, d. 17 Apr. 1899; m. (int. 13 Mar. 1841), Sophronia Bates (No. 77). She d. 7 Oct. 1888. Children:

38. Ellen O., b. 4 Sept. 1843; m. 24 Oct. 1870, Charles Henry8 Graves (Elam7, Charles6, Israel5 4, Nathaniel3, John2, Thomas1) and Eunice (Graves) Graves, b. in Williamsburg, 18 Sept. 1845.

39. Alice L., b. 15 Oct. 1845; m. Henry M. Edwards (No. 43).

*40. Walter Monroe, b. 17 Sept. 1847.

41. Vietta E., b. 20 Dec. 1849; m. 21 Oct. 1874, Herbert L. Bradford, b. in Williamsburg, son of Levi and Sarah (Mann) Bradford.

42. Ann Eliza Viola, b. 13 June 1853; m. Willie H. Rhoades, son of No. 38.

43. Almira J., b. 14 July 1855 (birth not recorded); m. 22 Feb. 1882,

William W.8 Reed (John Clark7, Daniel6, Noah5, Daniel4, William3 2 1). A daughter:

i. Miriam, m. Judson Rogers (No. 45).

44. Lucy Irene, b. 27 July 1860; m. Edward M. Cole (No. 126).

 

40. WALTER MONROE8 TOWER (Loren Luther7, Luther6, Abner5, Joseph4 3, Samuel2, John1), b. 17 Sept. 1847; m. 14 Aug. 1869, Ida Henrietta Mann, b. in Northampton, 6 Apr. 1853, dau. of Henry and Elizabeth Asenath (Wolcott) Mann. Children:

45. Loren, b. 29 Sept. 1870; m. Evelyn Fish.

46. Ella, b. 4 Nov. 1872; m. Harry Mark Howes.

47. Minnie, b. 20 Dec. 1874; m. Edward Shattuck Pomeroy.

48. Ralph, b. 28 Mar. 1880; unm.

49. Elizabeth Sophronia, b. 14 Mar. 1885; m. Charles Edward Peabody; res. Northampton.           

 

           

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TOWNSLEY FAMILY

1. MOSES TOWNSLEY m. 29 Aug. 1782, Abergail Polley. He d. 6 Oct. 1803. Children:

2. Daniel, b. 23 Aug. 1783.

3. Moses, b. 27 July 1787, d. 18 Nov. 1792.

4. Amariah, b. 16 Apr. 1789; m. 22 Nov. 1819, Rachel Hathaway (No. 5). Res. Westhampton.

5. Abergail, b. 3 Oct. 1791.

6. Moses 2nd, b. 23 Mar. 1794.

 

TRASK FAMILY

1. NORMAN1 TRASK d. 15 Nov. 1893, ae. 73; m. Lydia Charlotte Baily, b. in Easthampton, dau. of Summit and Lumina C. Baily. She m. (2) Lyman Joslyn (No. 23). Children:

2. Mary Lucretia, b. in Easthampton, 1843; m. (1) ...... Moody; m. (2) Thomas W. Collier (No. 18).

3. Lydia Ann, m. Dorus L. Rhoades (No. 44).

*4. Jesse, b. in Easthampton, about 1853.

*5. Henry N., b. 1856.

6. Ida M., m. Clinton E. Fisk (No. 32).

 

4. JESSE2 TRASK (Norman1), m. 2 Sept. 1880, Marcia M. Damon (No. 280), widow of Emery M. Witherell. Children:

7. Eugene Jesse, b. in Westhampton, d. 7 Apr. 1883.

8. Henry Norman, b. 20 Feb. 1883, d. 8 Apr. 1883.

9. Nellie May, b. in Cummington; m. in Williamsburg, 25 Jan. 1904, Almon Edwin Everett, son of Oliver H. and Abbie A. (Porter) Everett.

10. Lydia, b. in Goshen; m. in Williamsburg, 18 Dec. 1906, James H. Loud, b. in Williamsburg, son of Robert P. and Jane (Court-wright) Loud.

11. Robert Jesse, d. 9 Mar. 1898, ae. 2-5-9.

12. A dau., b. 9 Sept. 1900.

 

5. HENRY N.2 TRASK (Norman1), b. 1856; m. 27 Jan. 1876, Lomina Collier (No. 24). Children:

13. Irving N., b. 16 Oct. 1876.

14. Effa Louise, b. 17 June 1879.

15. Willie, b. in Cummington, d. 5 Mar. 1891, ae. 4-11-0.

16. Mattie, b. 11 Apr. 1891.

17. William Franklin, b. 28 Jan. 1893.

 

TRAVERSE, ANTEE, m. (int. 30 Aug. 1856), James Doolan of Cummington.

           

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TRAVERSE, MARTIN, had two daughters born in Chesterfield: (1) 9 Apr. 1858; (2) 17 Dec. 1859; no names recorded.

 

TREFETHERN, CHARLES, b. in Boston, d. 21 Sept. 1956; unm.

 

TROW, NANCY ANITA, b. 6 July 1892, dau. of Alfred W. Trow.

 

TRUESDELL, SAMUEL, m. (int. prob. 1768), Elisabeth Philips of Ashfield.

 

TUBBS FAMILY

1. JACOB TUBBS, m. (int. 19 Nov. 1812), Sally Hunt of Williamsburg. Children, births not recorded in Chesterfield:

2. Jacob, Jr., m. 10 Oct. 1848, Angeline Whaling, ae. 15, b. in Savoy, dau. of Holden Whaling.

3. Samuel, m. 5 Sept. 1849, Electa Meacham (No. 9). She d. 25 May 1860.

4. Jane, ae. 25, of Windsor, m. 28 Sept. 1851, John P. Clyme, ae. 25, of Hawley.

 

TUBBS, JOHN, m. Theodosha Hatherway (No. 3), 14 Aug. 1812; dau., Mary Ann, b. 24 Mar. 1813. John Tubbs "loafer", died 17 July 1817.

 

TUBBS, ASAHEL, b. 29 Apr. 1821 to Widow Tubbs.

 

TUCKER FAMILY

1. JOHN PITCHER TUCKER and his first wife, Abigail Tucker, were admitted to the Chesterfield Congregational Church from "Brooklin in Pomfret", 1 Jan. 1769. He m. (2) (int. 1 Jan. 1776), Bethiah Littlefield (No. 5). They were given a church letter of recommendation to the Church of Christ in Royalston, 22 Dec. 1785. Children by first wife:

2. Katherine, b. 25 Oct. 1769.

3. Pamelia, b. 25 Oct. 1769.

Children by second wife:

4. Jonathan, b. 3 May 1777.

5. Daniel, b. 11 May 1779.

6. Bethia, b. 15 June 1780.        

           

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ABIJAH TUCKER FAMILY

7. ABIJAH TUCKER m. 16 July 1760, Lucy Lyon, b. 22 Aug. 1739, dau. of Lieut. William Lyon. Copied from Proprietor's Records, Hampshire County Registry of Deeds, Page 157: "Voted that there shall be a copy of the plan of that part of the Narraganset township No. 4, lying west of Hatfield, taken for the use of the propriety in that part of said township and that said be lodged with Mr. Abijah Tucker during the proprietors pleasure, Sept. 9, 1761." The family rem. to Hardwick. (Did he take the Proprietor's Records with him?) Children b. in Chesterfield:

8. Patience, b. 25 Jan. 1761; may have died young.

9. Mary, b. 26 Feb. 1763.

10. Chester, b. 29 Jan. 1765.

11. Hanner, b. 8 Oct. 1766.

12. Pairley, b. 10 Aug. 1768.

13. Esther, b. 31 Mar. 1770.

14. Garsham, b. 25 July 1771.

15. William Lyon, b. 6 Nov. 1774.

 

TUCKER, ANDREW M., son of Ephraim Tucker, d. 25 May 1887, ae. 12; buried in Chester.

 

TUCKER, EPHRAIM, son of Ephraim Tucker of Norwich, ae. 37, b. in Preston, Conn., m. 21 Apr. 1851, Sophia P. Hall, ae. 33, b. in Conway.

 

TUPERCASKIS, AGNES, b. 4 Mar. 1913, dau. of Joseph and Margaret Tupercaskis.

 

TUPPER FAMILY

1. Brig. Gen. BENJAMIN5 TUPPER (Thomas4 3 2 1), b. in that part of Stoughton later to become the town of Sharon, 11 Mar. 1738, d. in Marietta, Ohio, 14 June 1792; m. 18 Nov. 1762, Huldah White of Bridgewater, b. 10 Oct. 1739, dau. of Edward and Kezia (Hall) White. She d. in Putnam, Ohio, 21 Feb. 1812. He moved to Chesterfield about 1765 or 1766. He served in the Rev. War and was with Washington at Valley Forge; also served in French and Indian Wars. After the war he returned home to Chesterfield and served as Representative to the Mass.          

           

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Legislature. He is accredited with being chiefly instrumental, with General Putnam, in organizing the Ohio Company, formed to buy land and to encourage settlements in the Ohio Valley. Rem. to Marietta in 1788. Children recorded in Chesterfield:

2. Anselm, b. in Easton, 11 Oct. 1763, d. in Marietta, Ohio, 25 Dec. 1808; unm.

3. Rowena, b. 1 Dec. 1766; m. in Marietta, Ohio, Gen. Winthrop Sargent.

4. Sophia, b. 1 Dec. 1766; m. (int. 20 May 1788), Nathan Willis, Jr., of Bridgewater.

5. Minerva, b. 24 Apr. 1769; m. Ichabod Nye of Tolland, Conn. (int.

20 Feb. 1786). One child, Horatio, b. in Chesterfield, 8 June 1786. They removed to Marietta, Ohio.

6. Edward White, b. 3 May 1771; m. in Marietta, Ohio.

7. Benjamin, b. 25 Nov. 1775 (birth not recorded); res. Putnam, Ohio.

8. Huldah, b. 2 Apr. 1778 (or 1773), d. young.

 

TURNER, MISS ABIGAIL, d. 21 Mar. 1828, at Asa Todd's.

 

TURNER, EZRA, of Williamsburg, m. 10 Dec. 1778, Ruhamah Jefries of Chesterfield.

 

TYLER FAMILY

1. NATHAN WEBB5 TYLER (Elijah4, Robert3, John2, Job1), m. (1) 28 Mar. 1776, Olive Patch (No. 4). She d. in Columbus, N. Y. He m. (2) Huldah Boynton, widow of Abner Jones (No. 6). A son by his first wife:

2. Elijah, b. 24 Feb. 1816 (birth not recorded); m. in Castleton, Vt., Louise Hewitt. Their son:

i. Nathan, b. in Westhampton, 1812, d. in Easthampton .....; m. Lydia White. Of their children one son, Henry, b. in Savoy, d. 9 July 1926. He made his home in Chesterfield with his dau., Mrs. Frank Pomeroy (No. 21). His widow, Mary (Clark) Tyler, m. (2) Henry Squires. She d. in Chesterfield, 29 Sept. 1950.

 

UNDERWOOD, JOSEPH, m. Dinah Farr, 13 Dec. 1770; "both of Number Five in the County of Hampshire". They were married by Rev. Benjamin Mills.

           

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UTLEY FAMILY

1. SAMUEL5 UTLEY, son of James4 (James3, Samuel2 1) and Mary (Kingsbury) Utley, was born in Windham, Conn., 8 Nov. 1758. Samuel4 Utley (brother of James4) and his wife, Hannah Abbott, had a son Samuel born in the same town, 2 Feb. 1759. It has been definitely proven from recorded land deeds that Samuel5, who came to Chesterfield, was the son of James4 and his wife, Mary Kingsbury. He d. 17 Aug. 1828; m. in Ashford, Conn., 6 Dec. 1781, Sally Knowlton, b. in Ashford, 23 Nov. 1763, dau. of Col. Thomas and Anna (Keyes) Knowlton. She d. 2 Mar. 1852. They removed to Dalton, Mass., from Ashford, Conn., and bought land in Chesterfield, 12 July 1798. He served in the Rev. from Conn. in 1780. He is on the 1820 pension list in Mass. and his widow, Sally, had a pension from 1835 until her death. Children, as copied from the published Knowlton genealogy:

2. Sally, b. in Ashford, Conn., 18 July 1782, d. young.

3. Polly, b. in Ashford, Conn., 10 Feb. 1784; m. Gershom House (No. 5).

*4. Frederick, b. in Dalton (?), 24 Apr. 1787.

5. William, b. in Dalton (?); soldier in War of 1812; d. in Williamsburg, 28 Dec. 1871.

6. Sally, b. in Dalton (?), d 12 July 1846, ae. 55; unm.

7. James, b. in Dalton (?), d. 4 Dec. 1817, ae. 24; unm.

8. Ralph, b. in Dalton (?), d. in Goshen, 7 Nov. 1862; m. Jan. 1823, Zeruah Baker (No. 23). She d. 3 June 1885, in So. Deerfield; buried here. No children.

9. Samuel, b. in Dalton (?), d. 20 Aug. 1883; clergyman; m. 14 Apr. 1834, Mary J. Eastman.

*10. Thomas Knowlton, b. Mar. 1804 (birth not recorded).

 

4. FREDERICK6 UTLEY (Samuel5, James4 3, Samuel2 1), b. in Dalton (?), 24 Apr. 1787, d. in Westfield 5 (or 4) Apr. 1856 (or 1855); m. (int. 4 Mar. 1816), Cynthia Ludden (No. 8). She d. 5 Oct. 1858. They are both buried in the Westfield Farms Cemetery. Children, first two recorded in Chesterfield:

11. Sally, b. 17 July 1817; m. (int. 3 May 1839), Enoch A. Root, of Westfield.

12. Marianna, b. 31 Aug. 1819; m. (int. 23 Sept. 1842), Charles J. Leonard, of West Springfield.

13. Amelia, b. 20 Dec. 1821; m. (int. 3 May 1845), Francis S. Eggleston, of Westfield.

14. James, b. 26 Jan. 1824, d. 16 Sept. 1825.      

           

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15. Amanda M., b. 13 Jan. 1828; m. 25 Nov. 1849, Stephen B. Cook, ae. 25, b. in Westfield, son of Elisha G. and Ruth Cook.

16. Zeruah S., b. 9 Sept. 1833; m. (int. 18 Jan. 1854), Charles Derrel, of Williamsburg.

 

10. THOMAS KNOWLTON6 UTLEY (Samuel5, James4 3, Samuel2 1), b. Mar. 1804, d. 6 Nov. 1847; m. (int. 20 Dec. 1833), Theodocia Knox of Otis, b. in Blandford. She d. 3 Aug. 1883, ae. 73; buried in Chesterfield Center Cemetery. Children:

17. Elizabeth, b. 12 Mar. 1835; m. 14 June 1853, George Stephenson.

18. Adalaide, b. 13 Jan. 1838, d. 6 Sept. 1856; unm.

19. Mary Jane, b. 4 Jan. 1840 (or 1841); res. Conway.

20. Samuel, b. 29 Sept. 1843; m. 8 Dec. 1875, Julia M. Martin. He was Justice of the Central District Court and a resident of Worcester.

*21. Thomas Knowlton, Jr., b. 12 (or 20) Sept. 1846.

 

21. THOMAS KNOWLTON7 UTLEY (Thomas K.6, Samuel5, James4 3, Samuel2 1), b. 12 (or 20) Sept. 1846, d. 26 July 1922; m. 1 Jan. 1868, Octavia Hubbard Bates (No. 55). She d. 22 May 1908. Children:

*22. Frederick Knowlton, b. 18 Jan. 1873.

23. William, b. 24 Apr. 1875; m. 20 Feb. 1897, Minnie Louise Bisbee (No. 85). Children:

i. Octavia Eliza, b. 1 Dec. 1897.

ii. Eva B., b. 27 Oct. 1900, in Holyoke.

iii. Ralph W., b. 1 Oct. 1901, in Holyoke.

iv. Roger K., b. 15 Aug. 1902, in Holyoke.

v. Herbert A., b. 21 June 1904, in Holyoke.

vi. Delia R., b. Oct. 1907, in Holyoke, d. 25 Apr. 1938.

vii. William E., b. 31 Jan. 1914, in Holyoke.

viii. Mildred, b. 28 Mar. 1916, in Holyoke.

24. Addie Diantha, b. 24 Oct. 1877; m. Wilbur Prescott Bisbee (No. 82); divorced.

25. Edna Delia, b. 27 Sept. 1880; m. William Brooks. He d. 2 Sept. 1961, in Northampton.

26. Elizabeth Knox, b. 14 Aug. 1882; m. Homer R. Bisbee (No. 81).

27. Mabel May, b. 8 Aug. 1884; m. 10 Feb. 1909, Stephen Milfred Crilley, b. in New York City. They had one son:

i. Stephen Thomas Crilley, b. 30 Aug. 1909.

 

22. FREDERICK KNOWLTON8 UTLEY (Thomas K.7 6, Samuel5, James4 3, Samuel2 1), b. 18 Jan. 1873, d. 13 Jan. 1942; m. 18 Aug. 1895, Nellie M. Sampson (No. 12). She m. (2) Wallace E. Leduc (No. 16). Children:

28. Samuel Knowlton, b. 17 Aug. 1896, d. in Chesterfield, 19 Apr.           

           

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1947; m. (1) in 1917, Ruby Lee; dau., Mabel Ruby Lee, b. Apr. 1918, is now a res. of Wilmington, N. J. He m. (2) in 1924, Dorothy Tracy; son, Samuel Tracy, b. 24 Oct. 1925, m. Shirley White. He m. (3) in Northampton, 21 Mar. 1942, Maybelle (Street) Deaton, b. in Uncasville, Conn., dau. of Thomas P. and Marietta (Beckwith) Street.

*29. Frederick Knowlton, b. 23 July 1902.

30. Walter Sampson, b. 23 Jan. 1910; m. 22 Feb. 1943, Martha Ethel Buckley; res. California. A dau., Martha Ethel, b. 29 Mar. 1946, twin sister died at birth.

 

29. FREDERICK KNOWLTON9 UTLEY (Frederick K.8, Thomas K.7 6, Samuel5, James4 3, Samuel2 1), b. 23 July 1902; m. 5 Feb. 1927, Florence Elizabeth Moore, b. in Worcester, dau. of Frank W. and Elizabeth A. (Brigham) Moore; schoolteacher. Res. Amherst. Children:

31. Elizabeth Moore, b. 9 July 1930; m. Thomas Mannett.

32. Hazel May, b. 27 Mar. 1933; m. Richard Davis.

33. Frederick Knowlton 3rd, b. 4 May 1935; m. Faith Green.

 

VALCOUR, MICHAEL, b. in Canada, d. 28 July 1886, ae. 56; injured by being thrown from a carriage. His wife, Adelle Valcourt, b. in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, d. 21 Feb. 1885, ae. 51; both buried in Northampton.

 

VELLAY, PATRICK, ae. 45, b. in Belfast, Ireland, son of James and Nellie C. Vallay, m. (2) 20 Feb. 1887, Elizabeth Burns, ae. 35, b. in Nova Scotia, dau. of Thomas and Mary Burns.

 

VIDETTO, JOHN L., b. in Brooklyn, N. Y., son of Alfred (b. in Brooklyn, N. Y.) and Elizabeth (Phyle) Videtto (b. in Philadelphia, Pa.), d. 26 July 1895, ae. 48; married; buried in Northampton.

 

VINING FAMILY

1. Rev. EBENEZER VINING, b. in Abington, 5 Oct. 1753, son of Josiah and Abigail (Dawes) Vining, served in the Rev. from Easton; residence, Chesterfield in 1790, with wife, Abigail, three sons and two daughters. He was a Baptist minister here; rem. to Ellicottville, N. Y., with several from his Baptist    

 

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parish; was in Sweden, Genesee Co., N. Y., when he applied for his pension in 1818; buried in Rochester, N. Y. Children:

2. Hannah, m. in Goshen, 19 Jan. 1797, Oliver Thayer, who came to Williamsburg from Braintree.

3. Lydia, m. Royal Bryant (No. 100).

4. Israel, (whose son Joseph lived in Plainfield).

5. Joseph, res. Ellicottville, N. Y.

6. Mary, m. Royal Bryant (No. 100).

 

NATHANIEL VINTON FAMILY

1. NATHANIEL1 VINTON and his wife, Anne (Green) Vinton, came to Chesterfield from New Braintree about 1777. They lived in that part of the town which is now Goshen. Children born in Braintree:

2. Hannah, b. 17 Jan. 1743/4; m. Asa Shaw (No. 1).

3. Sarah, b. 20 Dec. 1747; m. Ezekiel White (No. 15).

4. Anne, b. about 1753; m. Daniel Corthell (No. 1).

5. Nathaniel, b. about 1755; m. Huldah Hecox.

*6. Abiathar, b. 11 Oct. 1758.

7. Levi, b. 5 June 1760; m. Jerusha Fenton.

8. Mary, b. about 1763; m. Charles Beswick (No. 6).

 

6. ABIATHAR2 VINTON (Nathaniel1), b. 11 Oct. 1758, d. in Ellicottville, N. Y.; m. Sarah Paine (No. 4). Children:

*9. Cotton, b. in Goshen, 19 Apr. 1786.

10. Nathaniel, b. in Goshen, 11 Jan. 1788; m. Asenath Knapp of Northampton.

11. William, b. in Goshen, 17 Oct. 1789; m. Anne Hawkins.

12. Abiather, b. in Goshen, 10 Nov. 1792, d. 14 Aug. 1833.

13. Lathrop, b. 27 July 1794; m. in LeRoy, N. Y., Achsah White (No. 32).

*14. Jonathan, b. 22 Mar. 1796.

15. Harvey, b. 29 Jan. 1798, d. 1820, in LeRoy, N. Y.

16. Sally, b. 21 Mar. 1800; m. Joel White (No. 31).

17. Relief, b. 1 Mar. 1802; m. Joshua Allen Barton of Northampton; res. Stockbridge.

18. Dorus, b. 19 Feb. 1804; m. 25 May 1825, Priscilla Collier (No. 9).

Rem. to Ellicottville, N. Y. She d. in Chicopee, 27 Mar. 1846.

 

9. COTTON3 VINTON (Abiathar2, Nathaniel1), b. in Goshen, 19 Apr. 1786, d. in Conewango, N. Y., 27 Apr. 1839; m. (int. 28 Apr. 1810, Content Witherell (No. 88). Rem. to Conewango, N. Y., about 1830. She d. 19 Sept. 1841. Children:

19. Julia, b. 15 Mar. 1811.

20. Ormon, b. 29 Jan. 1812, d. 25 Feb. 1813.      

 

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21. Lydia Witherell, b. 5 Jan. 1814, perhaps died 24 Sept. 1815.

22. Austin, b. 19 June 1817; m. Lydia Henshaw; res. Ellicottville, N. Y.

23. Infant, b. 19 Aug. 1819, d. 20 Aug. 1819.

24. Hannah, b. 28 Oct. 1820.

25. Eliza Ann, d. 17 Oct. 1825, ae. 2 yrs.

26. Infant, d. 8 Oct. 1825, ae. 4 days.

27. Infant, d. 14 May 1816.

 

14. JONATHAN3 VINTON (Abiathar2, Nathaniel1), b. 22 Mar. 1796, d. 29 July 1834; m. 2 Dec. 1830, Caroline Stebbins (No. 4). Children:

28. Jonathan Dwight, b. 21 Aug. 1831, d. in Phoenixville, Penna., 5 June 1903. He wrote the Historical address for the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Chesterfield, 1862.

29. Ann Jane, b. 19 Dec. 1832, d. in Williamsburg, 14 Feb. 1928.

 

JOSEPH VINTON FAMILY

30. JOSEPH VINTON, son of Thomas and Mehitable Vinton, b. in Braintree, 29 Sept. 1751, d. 9 Feb. 1826; m. 30 July 1774, Ann Hill (No. 2). She d. 17 Jan. 1804; "her corpse raised and burnt by her husband". Children:

31. Anne, b. in Bridgewater, 25 Nov. 1776, d. 15 Feb. 1829.

32. Mehitabal, b. 16 July 1781; m. John Norton (No. 1).

 

WADKINS FAMILY

1. WILLIARD WADKINS and his wife, Triphene Wadkins, had children b. in Chesterfield:

2. Isaac, b. in Ashford (Conn.?) 7 Mar. 1793.

3. Williard, b. 19 Oct. 1794.

4. Horris, b. 20 Oct. 1798.

5. Huram, b. 6 Aug. 1801.

 

WAIT, ........, a son of Samuel Wait, b. 30 Dec. 1852.

 

WALCOTT, LEMUEL POMEROY, b. in Southampton, son of Isaac and Eliza (Rust) Walcott, m. (2) 9 July 1895, Jannette Mira Merritt (No. 13).

 

WALLCOTT, infant child of Luther Wallcott, d. 29 June 1843.

           

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WALKER FAMILY

1. ISAAC WALKER and his wife, Easter (Truesdell) Walker, had children born in Chesterfield. She was from Hatfield. He d. probably about 1778. In 1789, Justin Parsons was appointed guardian to his four children. At that time he was "late of Goshen". His widow m. (2) William Keith (No. 14). Children:

2. Mary, b. 21 Apr. 1769.

3. Easter, b. 15 Apr. 1771.

4. Daniel, b. 1 May 1774.

5. Ebenezar, b. 12 May 1775.

 

WALKER, FLORENCE I. (PERRY), b. in North Brookfield, dau. of Dexter and Fannie Burgers Perry, and wife of Osborne Walker, d. 26 Mar. 1929, ae. 76-6-21.

 

WALKLEY, S. JOSEPHINE, b. in Hartford, Conn., dau. of Hazelton and Helen Walkley, d. 4 Oct. 1847, ae. 11-1-7. (See Bancroft No. 2).

 

WALPOLE, THOMAS, and his wife, Margaret Walpole, (both b. in Ireland), had children b. in Chesterfield: (1) son, b. 27 Apr. 1857; (2) Fanny, b. 8 May 1858, d. 10 July 1864.

 

WANISKI, JULIAN, and his wife, Katherine (Soha) Warniski, had children born in Chesterfield. She died 5 Oct. 1933, ae. 36; dau. of Martin and Sophia Soha. Children: (1) Josephine Sophia, b. 27 Sept. 1933; (2) Michael, b. 29 Sept. 1929.

 

WARNER FAMILY

1. MARK5 WARNER (Mark4 3, John2, William1), of Northampton, and his wife, Experience (Wright) Warner, had two sons who came to Chesterfield:

*2. Elijah, b. Mar. 1747.

*3. Joel, b. Dec. 1748.

 

2. ELIJAH6 WARNER (Mark5 4 3, John2, William1), b. in Northampton, March 1747, d. .......; m. (int. 11 Apr. 1775), Hannah Litchfield (No. 41). Children:

4. Lydia, b. 21 Feb. 1776; m. Malachi Ewell (No. 8).

5. Silas, d. 16 June 1778, ae. 2 mos.

6. Mary, b. 18 Mar. 1779.

7. Abigail, b. 5 Mar. 1782. Possibly the one who m. Joseph Bencraft of Salem, N. Y., (int. 21 Oct. 1803).

 

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8. Rebecca, b. 11 Mar. 1784; m. (int. 6 Mar. 1803), Luther Lyman of Norwich.

9. Isaac, b. 6 June 1786; perhaps lived in Goshen.

10. Elijah, b. 26 Dec. 1788; m. (int. 31 Jan. 1812), Roxy Thwing (No. 6). She d. in Jeddo, N. Y., 21 Sept. 1876. He was a veteran of War of 1812.

11. Consider, b. 14 Feb. 1791; m. 25 Jan. 1812, Mary Jane Jameson.

12. Warren Write, b. 22 Aug. 1793.

13. Hannah, b. 21 July 1795.

14. Lucy, b. 31 Aug. 1798.

 

3. JOEL6 WARNER (Mark5 4 3, John2, William1), b. in Northampton, Dec. 1748, d. 1 May 1829; m. 31 Dec. 1772, Bula Bannister (No. 12). She d. 2 May 1842. Children:

*15. Zenus, b. 22 Aug. 1773.

16. Olive, b. 1 Jan. 1775; m. Benjamin Bates (No. 9).

17. Patte, b. 5 Oct. 1776; m. Paul Clapp (No. 13).

18. Joel, b. 8 Nov. 1778.

19. Spedey, dau., b. 27 Sept. 1780, (Experience), d. 24 Dec. 1853; unm.

20. Silas, b. 19 Nov. 1782, d. 18 July 1865; m. (int. 18 Dec. 1830), Polly Tower (No. 4). She d. 28 Aug. 1860. She had been given a church letter to Agawam, 15 Sept. 1839.

21. Mark, b. 12 Dec. 1784.

22. Joseph, b. 20 Apr. 1787, d. 30 Aug. 1871; unm.

23. Polly, b. 13 Jan. 1790.

24. Nathan, b. 11 Jan. 1792.

25. Morris, b. 31 Oct. 1793, d. 9 Jan. 1876; unm.

26. Alvan, b. 24 Mar. 1796.

27. Quartus, b. 1 July 1798.

28. Rumina, b. 30 Nov. 1801; m. Asa??el Bryant (No. 20).

 

15. ZENUS7 WARNER (Joel6, Mark5 4 3, John2, William1), b. 22 Aug. 1773; m. (int. 24 Jan. 1802), Almira Andrews, of Ashfield. Children:

29. Alcemane, dau., b. 26 Sept. 1803.

30. Patty, b. 27 June 1806.

31. Adison, b. 25 Sept. 1812.

32. Adoline, b. 25 Sept. 1812.

 

SILAS WARNER FAMILY

33. SILAS WARNER, of Williamsburg, m. (int. 31 Jan. 1822), Sarah Starkweather Carr (No. 13). She m. (2) Jesse Torry (No. 49). Children:

34. Charles Dwight, b. in Williamsburg, 7 Sept. 1825; m. (int. 12 May 1852), Maria A. Bestor, b. in Hartford about 1830, dau. of    

           

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Rev. John Don de-la Foronda Bestor, Pastor of the Chesterfield Baptist Church, 1851-1852.

35. Anne, m. (int. 18 Nov. 1851), Horace Robinson (No. 32).

36. Dorinda, b. in Cummington; m. Henry E. Smith.

 

WARNER, ELISHA5, son of Mark4 (Mark3, John2, William1) and Lydia (Phelps) Warner, b. 1722, d. in Chesterfield, 1788; m. 9 Mar. 1781, Elizabeth Day, widow of Jeremiah Spaulding (No. 1) and Eleazer King (No. 2). She d. 15 June 1807. His will, make 7 Apr. 1792, left nothing to his wife Elizabeth, who signed with him, but mentions his brothers and sisters and his nephew, Oliver Edwards, then of Northampton.

 

WARNER, LEMUEL5 (Jonathan4, Jacob3 2, Andrew1), m. (2) (int. 29 Sept. 1805), Mrs. Elizabeth Stone, widow of John Stone (probably No. 1). She d. in Hadley, 20 Sept. 1807.

 

WARREN FAMILY

1. EDWARD L. WARREN (b. in Ashfield) and his wife, Mary (Graves) Warren (b. in Williamsburg), had children bapt. in Chesterfield Congregational Church. She d. in Chesterfield, 27 Apr. 1905, ae. 31-0-22; buried in Williamsburg. Children, bapt. June 1902:

2. Earl Alonzo.

3. Florence Harriet, d. 26 Dec. 1903, ae. 4-2-28.

4. Edward Lyman, b. 6 Jan. 1902.

 

WARREN, MRS. HANNAH, m. (int. 3 Aug. 1833), William C. Trainer, of Hadley.

 

WASHINGTON, JOHN, m. 25 June 1789, (Aruna?) West.

 

WASKO, EDWARD, and his mother, Sophia V. Wasko, became residents of Chesterfield, 1941.

 

WATERS FAMILY

1. Rev. ISAIAH WATERS was minister of the Chesterfield Congregational Church for 35 years. He m. (int. 16 Feb. 1799), Nancy Balintine of Washington, Mass. Mrs. Nancy Waters was given a church letter to the 2nd Street Church, Troy, N. Y., 12 Jan. 1840. Children:

2. Eliza, b. in Blandford, 20 Mar. 1800; m. Fordyce Sylvester (No. 42).    

           

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3. Anny King, b. 17 Oct. 1802.

4. George, b. 30 May 1810.

 

WATERS, LINDA ANN, b. 18 Mar. 1947, dau. of John Joseph and Eloise (Bouchard) Waters.

 

WEBSTER FAMILY

1. Capt. ROBERT WEBSTER and his wife, Molly Webster, were early residents of Chesterfield. He died 1778. His widow Molly m. (2) Joel Gustin (No. 1). Children:

2. Hannah, b. 1 Apr. 1762; m. Joseph Jepson (No. 4).

3. Axa, b. 13 Apr. 1764; m. ........ Burt.

4. Molley, b. 12 Feb. 1766; m. ........ Barris.

5. Anna, b. 15 Apr. 1768; m. ........ Robinson.

6. William, b. 2 May 1770, d. prior to 1788.

7. Susannah, bapt. 5 July 1772, probably d. young.

8. Charlotte, bapt. 28 Aug. 1774, probably d. young.

9. Robert, b. 26 Nov. 1776, d. in Goshen, 15 Apr. 1848.

 

WEEKS FAMILY

1. HEZEKIAH5 WEEKS (William4, John3, William2, George1) was a minor over 14 years of age on 21 Feb. 1755, when he chose as guardian, Eliphalet Gay, cordwainer. One of his sureties was Samuel Shuttlesworth, a blacksmith, of Dedham. He ran away from the blacksmith and eventually came to the Westfield Valley and established a claim to 600 acres in Norwich, 1755, where he built a cabin, barns and blacksmith shop. He m. Ruth Cole of Worthington. Three of their sons have descendants in Chesterfield:

*2. Samuel, b. 1764-5.

*3. Lemuel, b. 21 May 1777.

*4. Ebenezer, b. about 1780.

 

2. SAMUEL6 WEEKS (Hezekiah5, William4, John3, William2, George1), b. in Norwich about 1764 or 1765, served in the Rev. War, 1780-1783, as a substitute for his father; was one of the guard over Major Andre. He m. in 1789, Lydia Williams (No. 3). She d. 23 Nov. 1842, ae. 75. He succeeded his father on the farm; "was a successful farmer and lived a worthy life"; d. in Southampton, 15 Mar. 1843. They had ten children, among whom were:

5. Lydia, b. in Huntington, 1794; m. (1) Abner Sampson (No. 19); (2) Jonathan Ring (No. 14).

6. Susan, m. Luther Snow (No. 7).        

 

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3. LEMUEL6 WEEKS (Hezekiah5, William4, John3, William2, George1), b. in Norwich, 21 May 1777, d. in Norwich, 1 Dec. 1850; m. Judith Ford. Children, all born in Norwich, among whom were:

7. Artemas, b. 3 Feb. 1806, d. in Chester, 17 Sept. 1880; m. (1) 29 Nov. 1832, Lucy Pomeroy Witt. She d. in Chesterfield, 23 Oct. 1841. He m. (2) Charlotte Belden. She d. in Chester, 14 Sept. 1881.

8. Phineas Ford, b. 9 Nov. 1811; m. (1) in Stamford, Vt., Harriet Patch (No. 25). She d. 15 Jan. 1845, in Chesterfield. He m. (2) 29 June 1848, Lucy Meacham; res. Adams.

9. Emeline, b. 23 Feb. 1814; m. Benjamin Hayden (No. 13).

 

4. EBENEZER6 WEEKS (Hezekiah5, William4, John3, William2, George1), b. in Norwich about 1780, d. 28 Oct. 1865; m. (int. 20 Feb. 1808), Mary Torrey (No. 33). She d. 7 Apr. 1844; res. Chesterfield and Norwich. Children, probably born in Norwich:

10. Ebenezer, b. 21 Nov. 1808; m. 1830, Augusta Maynard of Conway; tool polisher; rem. to Ohio, 1832 or 1833.

11. Mary, b. 1810.

12. Sylvia, b. 10 Apr. 1811; m. Hiram Witherell (No. 14).

*13. Hezekiah, b. in Norwich, 10 Nov. 1813.

14. Lewis, b. Jan. 1814; m. Julia A. Mayhew of Norwich. She d. 30 Sept. 1845. He removed to Mich. about 1850.

15. Orpha, b. 4 July 1815; m. (1) Clark Carr; m. (2) Christopher Snow, of Chester. She d. 1876.

16. Sophia, b. Jan. 1817, d. 1848; unm.

17. Naomi Ruth, b. 1 Aug. 1822, d. in infancy.

18. Ruth Naomi, b. 1 Aug. 1822, twin; m. 30 Aug. 1842, Erastus D. Ormsby, carpenter, of Chester; rem. to Deerfield, Mich.

 

13. HEZEKIAH7 WEEKS (Ebenezer6, Hezekiah5, William4, John3, William2, George1), b. in Norwich, 10 Nov. 1813, d. 17 Sept. 1900, in Chesterfield; m. 4 July 1837, Minerva A. Angel, b. 18 Oct. 1820. She d. 12 May 1871. Children:

*19. Henry Augustus, b. (?) Copenhagen, N. Y., 23 Oct. 1840.

20. Susan Armenia, b. 6 Mar. 1842; m. 8 Apr. 1862, Joseph Lyon; rem. to Iowa.

21. Alice D., b. 8 Apr. 1849; m. Hudson J. Page (No. 4).

22. Eliza Ann, b. 28 Aug. 1851; m. John Elliott Bisbee (No. 74).

23. Lewis Albert, b. 17 Apr. 1857, d. 20 Feb. 1931; m. Mary L. (Fowler) Coleman, dau. of Gorden and Mary (Horke) Fowler. She d. in Chesterfield, 6 Oct. 1928, leaving five children by her first husband: (1) Elmer D. Coleman; (2) Alice A. Schillare of Stamford, Conn.; (3) Joseph E. Coleman; (4) Sumner S. Coleman

           

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of Southampton; (5) Lena A. Ellenwood of Keene, N. H.

Children of Lewis and Mary Weeks:

i. Hattie, m. ........ Delisle; res. Southampton.

ii. Ernest Henry, b. in Southampton; m. in Chesterfield, 23 Aug. 1934, Viola Elvira Damon (No. 169).

24. Lucy, b. 17 Apr. 1857.

 

19. HENRY AUGUSTUS8 WEEKS (Hezekiah7, Ebenezer6, Hezekiah5, William4, John3, William2, George1), b. 23 Oct. 1840, d. in Chesterfield, 6 Oct. 1915; m. (1) 8 May 1864, Mary Ann Ford of Clarence, N. Y., a granddaughter of Yellow Jacket, a famous Indian Chief of western New York. She d. 9 July 1884. He m. (2) 17 Dec. 1886, Flora E. Brown, ae. 21, b. in Montague (or Williamsburg), dau. of Lyman and Ellen (Lovett) Brown. She d. 13 Jan. 1926, ae. 56-11-13.

 

The homestead in Chesterfield consisted of 52 acres, formerly called the "Tilden Place". The life story of Henry Weeks, written by members of his family, has been given to Chesterfield Museum library; tells of Civil War experiences as an infantry soldier and on the hospital ship; of later schooling at Eastman College in Poughkeepsie; a butcher shop in Buffalo; his return to Indian Hollow in 1876. There he bought land, deflected the Dead Branch to form a millpond, set up a shop to make small paring knives. Later, he acquired a whetstone quarry on the Ames farm and began to make "Old Norwich Scythe Stones". In his shop he also made sap spouts and made repairs on wagons and sleds. Later he had a store; made weekly trips to Huntington and did errands for customers along the way. A busy and useful life is described in detail.

Children:

25. Lucia M., b. 18 Feb. 1878; m. in Huntington, 7 Jan. 1896, George D. Twining of Otis, son of William B. and Elenor V. (Herrick) Twining. She m. (2) 23 Aug. 1906, Frederick Lyman Keyes of Conway and died there, 25 July 1947. She was made guardian, in 1915, of her three youngest half-brothers and her half-sister.

26. Joel Henry, b. 1 Mar. 1880, d. 1 July 1886; drowned while playing along the stream.

27. Wilson Hezekiah, b. 2 Feb. 1882; attended the South Worthington Academy and Eastman College; m. Barbara Lewis; returned home, bought a farm near his father's but, after a few years, returned to Poughkeepsie with his wife and son, who both died and

are buried there in Rural Cemetery. The son, Elwin Theodore, was b. in Chesterfield, 18 May 1906.         

           

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Children by second wife:

28. Susan Flora, b. 13 June 1887; m. in Huntington, 2 June 1903, William Damon.

29. Sarah May, b. 7 July 1889; named changed to Alice Sarah; m.

........ Werkeiser; res. Carlsbad, California.

30. Orrin Oliver, b. 23 Feb. 1892; rem. to Boston, later to Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; m. (1) Mareta Lewis; m. (2) Myra Willson Holly, who wrote the "Henry Weeks of Indian Hollow" referred to above; res. Poughkeepsie.

31. Eva Olive, b. 3 Dec. 1894, d. 12 June 1896.

32. William Henry, b. 6 Sept. 1896; res. Holyoke; m. 27 June 1921, Rachel (Aldrich) Damon, widow of Nathan Damon (No. 137).

33. James Albert, b. 22 Feb. 1899; m. Gladys Parker of Conway; res. Conway.

34. Anna Martina, b. 10 Sept. 1901; m. Clifford Hamm; res. Colton, California.

35. Mary Ellen, b. 6 May 1904; res. Springfield.

36. Edwin Eli, called Eli, b. 28 Oct. 1905; m. 18 May 1931, Irene Hattie Bush, b. in Conway, dau. of Orville and Ethel (Clark) Bush; res. South Ashfield.

 

WEEKS, VIOLA, dau. of James H. and Lydia (Trask) Loud, and wife of Frank D. Weeks, d. 1 Aug. 1955, ae. 48-0-17.

 

WELCH FAMILY

1. LEWIS WELCH and his wife, Mary Welch, had children born in Chesterfield:

2. Hannah, d. 12 Dec. 1856, ae. 2; buried in Northampton.

3. Bridget, b. 18 Feb. 1856.

4. Mary Ann, b. 18 Feb. 1856.

 

WELCH, ELIZA J., m. (int. 1 Sept. 1847), Edward Safford of Boston.

 

WELCH, JOHN, and his wife, Jane Welch, had children b. in Chesterfield: (1) James, b. 10 Apr. 1851; (2) Elanor, b. 26 July 1855.

 

WELDON, MICHAEL, d. 7 Mar. 1886, ae. 40-7-0; unm.

 

WELLS FAMILY

1. HUGH1 WELLS came from England in 1635 and settled in Wethersfield, Conn., where he died, 1645. His widow, Frances, married Thomas Coleman and removed to Hadley.

           

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2. THOMAS2 WELLS (Hugh1), b. in England about 1620; m. in May 1651, Mary Beardsley. They had sixteen children.

 

3. JONATHAN3 WELLS (Thomas2, Hugh1), b. 1659, d. 3 Jan. 1738; m. 13 Dec. 1682, Hepsibah Colton. He was the boy hero of the Falls Fight, a leading spirit in civil and military affairs; a Representative; Selectman of Deerfield for 13 years; had two sons: Jonathan and David.

 

4. JONATHAN4 WELLS (Jonathan3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. in Deerfield, 20 May 1684, d. in Deerfield, 7 May 1735; m. (2) 4 July 1723, Mary Hoyt. Trader; Ensign in Father Rasle's War; Selectman. Nine children, of whom one was:

 

5. BENJAMIN5 WELLS (Jonathan4 3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. 1735; m. Lucy Graves, b. in Hatfield, 8 May 1734, dau. of Elnathan4 (John3, Isaac2, Thoms1) and Martha (Dickinson) Graves. She d. 22 Sept. 1815. Their oldest and youngest sons, Jonathan and William, died, unmarried, in Rutland, Vt.; John, Reuben, and Elisha resided in Williamsburg and engaged in fur trade in upper New York State; Phineas resided in Preston, N. Y.

 

6. JOHN6 WELLS (Benjamin5, Jonathan4 3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. in Hatfield, 1764, in the part which later became Williamsburg; called "Capt. John Wells"; m. Sarah, dau. of Jonathan and Eglah (Sheldon) Warner. A son, John, Jr., was b. in Rutland, Vt., and four daughters were born in Williamsburg.

 

7. JOHN7 WELLS (John6, Benjamin5, Jonathan4 3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. in Rutland, Vt., 1794; m. Eliza7 Graves (Soloman6, Perez5, Elnathan4, John3, Isaac2, Thomas1), b. in Hatfield, 26 June 1796, d. 30 Sept. 1849, of consumption. Six children, b. in Williamsburg.

8. Alma Elizabeth, b. 28 Dec. 1823; m. Lemuel K. Baker (No. 52).

*9. William Graves, b. 14 June 1825.

10. Alexius, b. 14 Nov. 1828; m. 23 Dec. 1851, Lydia Willcutt (No. 43).

11. Jenet, b. 9 May 1831, d. 8 Aug. 1850.

12. Sarah Ester, b. 19 Dec. 1837; m. Henry Albert Bisbee (No. 47).

13. Mary Ann, b. 1834; m. Alvah Stebbins (No. 13).       

           

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9. WILLIAM GRAVES8 WELLS (John7 6, Benjamin5, Jonathan4 3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. in Williamsburg, 14 June 1825, d. 16 Dec. 1876; m. 1849, Maria Willcutt (No. 41). He was a stone mason and farmer; res. in Williamsburg where the Village Hill Nursery is now located. Children, b. in Williamsburg:

14. John Alexius, b. 2 Sept. 1850; m. Lydia Baker; res. Charlemont.

15. George Martin, b. 8 Aug. 1855, d. 14 Feb. 1892; unm.

16. Lizzie Maria, b. 23 June 1864; m. Harold S. Packard; res. Plainfield.

17. Freddie Willcutt, b. 10 Apr. 1867; m. Alice Lee; res. Charlemont.

*18. Frank Willcutt, b. 10 Apr. 1867.

19. Jesse, b. 1869; m. Maude M. DeMartin; res. Williamsburg.

 

18. FRANK WILLCUTT9 WELLS (William8, John7 6, Benjamin5, Jonathan4 3, Thomas2, Hugh1), b. 10 Apr. 1867, d. 13 July 1910; m. in Whately, 10 May 1900, Effie Mabel Cranson. Children, b. in Williamsburg:

20. Mildred Frances, b. 5 Feb. 1901; m. George Albert Munson (No. 22).

21. Martin George, b. 24 Nov. 1906.

22. Robert Cranson, b. 4 Sept. 1908.

 

WELLS, ELSIE A, (or Wills), received from the church in Lee, Mass., 3 Mar. 1867.

 

WELLS, EZRA, d. 2 Nov. 1858, ae. 71; buried in Chesterfield.

 

WELLS, JAMES F., and his wife, Eileen C. Wells, now residents of Ireland Street.

 

WELLS, WILLIAM, d. at Rachel Thrasher's, 3 Nov. 1858, ae. 71 (or 73); formerly of Rehoboth.

 

WELLS, WILLIAM, b. in or near Londonderry Parish, Yorkshire, England, came to New England and enlisted in the Mass. Militia in 1775; served in the Rev. from Chesterfield; was in the Battle of Bunker Hill. He m. (int. 9 Nov. 1778), Eleanor Hickey "being both of Chesterfield". Her dau., Abigal, b. 21 Apr. 1773, was reputed dau. of John Ellett. She d. in Pownal, Vt., 6 Mar. 1840. He d. in Hampton, N. Y., 5 Feb. 1818.

 

WESCOTT, EDWARD, and his wife, Catherine Wescott, had a dau., b. 14 Aug. 1850.

           

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WESTON FAMILY

1. IRA WESTON and his wife, Laura Weston, had children born in Chesterfield:

2. Franklin, b. 6 Nov. 1839.

3. Fidelia, b. 14 May 1842.

4. Laura, b. 15 May 1845.

5. Chester, b. Sept. 1847.

6. Dau., b. 11 May 1850.

 

WESTON, ZALMON, son of Chauncey Weston, d. 6 July 1853, ae. 2-2-0.

 

WHEELER, FLAVEL W., b. in Windsor, son of Joseph B. (b. in Colrain) and Eliza C. Wheeler (b. in Oakam), d. 17 Aug. 1862, ae. 30.

 

WHEELER, MATTIE MAY, b. 17 May 1861, dau. of Flavel and Ellen (Lake) Wheeler.

 

WHITACRE FAMILY

1. WILLIAM WHITACRE married (int. 5 May 1799), Mercy Nichols. Children, recorded thus:

2. Nathan, son of Widow Marce Whitacre, b. 24 June 1800.

3. Edney, son of Widow Marce Whitacre, b. 29 Sept. 1801, d. 15 Aug. 1802.

4. Minerva, dau. of Widow Marce Whitacre, b. 18 July 1803.

5. Flava, dau. of Widow Marce Whitacre, b. 5 May 1805.

6. Job Nichols, son of William and Mercy Whittaker, b. 8 Feb. 1807.

 

WILLIAM WHITE FAMILY

1. Capt. WILLIAM3 WHITE, son of Benjamin2 and Abigail (Brown) White and grandson of Andrew1 White, was born in Dudley, 15 Mar. 1736/7; lived in Charlton during his youth; was one of the earliest settlers of Goshen. He bought of Ezra May, for twenty pounds, Lot No. 20 of the first division in Chesterfield and built his house near the east side of that lot. He m. 7 Apr. 1763, Marcy Dresser, b. 18 Sept. 1742, dau. of Richard and Dorothy Dresser. She d. 1 Jan. 1823. He d. 7 Nov. 1821.

Capt. William White (No. 1) was delegate from Chesterfield to the convention that formed the constitution of the state. He was "Consciencely of ye Anebaptis Principal and doth frequently attend ye Public Worship of God with us on ye Lord's            

           

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day" -- quoting from a letter from Ebenezer Smith, Pastor, Ashfield, 27 July 1767.

Children, born in Goshen and Chesterfield:

2. Mary (or Marcy), b. 3 Oct. 1764; m. Alpheus Narramore.

3. William, b. 1 Jan. 1767, d. in Dorchester, 8 Apr. 1792; was a doctor.

4. Mary, b. 11 Nov. 1768; m. 20 Nov. 1794, Thomas Adams; res. Hinsdale.

5. Prudence, b. 16 July 1771; m. 20 Nov. 1794, John Adams; res. Hinsdale.

6. Eunice, b. 8 Nov. 1773, d. 8 Jan. 1788.

7. John, b. 13 Feb. 1776, d. 12 Aug. 1777.

8. Abigail, b. 2 Apr. 1778, d. 13 Jan. 1788.

9. Hannah, b. 20 Aug. 1780; m. Timothy Lyman. They had two children bapt. in Chesterfield: (1) Thankful, 2 May 1771; (2) Jerusha, 9 May 1773.

10. John, b. 29 Dec. 1782, d. 13 Jan. 1788.

11. Ezra, b. 27 Dec. 1784, d. 29 Jan. 1788.

12. Joseph, b. 17 Aug. 1787; m. 31 Oct. 1820, Sophia Huntington; rem. to Hinsdale, 1828. They had seven children, among whom were Ralph H. and Jonathan H., founders of the R. H. White Co., of Boston, Mass.

13. Benjamin, b. 17 Aug. 1787; m. (1) Sophia Butler. She d. 9 Apr. 1833. He m. (2) Aurelia Bardwell, widow of Samuel Narramore. She d. in Goshen, 11 Aug. 1869, ae. 73. Their son, Henry, m. 24 Dec. 1856, Marvilla King (No. 35).

 

EZEKIEL WHITE FAMILY

14. EZEKIEL4 WHITE, son of Samuel3 (Ebenezer2, Capt. Thomas1) and Ann (Pratt) White, b. in Weymouth, 1 Jan. 1722/3, d. in Goshen, 1800; m. in Weymouth, 18 Apr. 1744, Abigail5 Blanchard, dau. of Thomas4 (John3, Nathan2, Thomas1) and Sarah (Vinton) Blanchard. At least five of his thirteen children have records in Chesterfield:

*15. Ezekiel, b. 5 June 1746.

*16. Nehemiah, b. 19 Oct. 1754.

*17. Noah, b. 22 Oct. 1756.

18. Ebenezer, m. (1) Calista Partridge, dau. of Asa and Rachel (Banister) Partridge. She d. 29 Feb. 1808, ae. 45. He m. (2) in Goshen, 8 Oct. 1809, Hannah Ripley. She d. June 1836. He d. in Goshen, 17 Sept. 1831, ae. 70. The youngest of his nine children was Ebenezer, who married, 12 June 1837, Mary M. Tilden of Norwich (No. 6).

19. Josiah, bapt. Feb. 1765, d. in Goshen, 1832. His property was divided mong his brothers and sisters: Mary Peck, Sarah French, Abigail Barber, Olive, wife of Jacob French, Chloe, wife of John Trufant, and Silence Shaw.           

 

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15. EZEKIEL5 WHITE (Ezekiel4, Samuel3, Ebenezer2, Capt. Thomas1), b. 5 June 1746, d. in Goshen, 10 Jan. 1821; m. 30 June 1766, Sarah Vinton (No. 3). She d. 16 Jan. 1837, ae. 89. Res. North Braintree, Westhampton and Goshen. He was a blacksmith, as were all his eight sons. Two of his children were:

20. Ezekiel, b. 24 Feb. 1767; m. 26 Sept. 1787, Mary Bates (No. 14). He was a blacksmith in Braintree. They had thirteen children, of whom two married in Chesterfield:

i. Clarinda, m. William Wilder (No. 29).

ii. Melintha, m. Samuel Hawkins.

21. Dorothy, b. 25 Sept. 1789; m. Otis Engram (No. 9).

 

16. NEHEMIAH5 WHITE (Ezekiel4, Samuel3, Ebenezer2, Capt. Thomas1), b. in Weymouth, 19 Oct. 1754; m. 19 Jan. 1776, Molly (or Mary) Ripley. Children, all b. in Weymouth:

*22. Nehemiah, Jr., b. 4 May 1778.

*23. Silvanus, b. 9 Jan. 1780.

24. Molly, b. 24 May 1782.

 

17. NOAH5 WHITE (Ezekiel4, Samuel3, Ebenezer2, Capt. Thomas1), b. in Weymouth, 22 Oct. 1756. Served in the Revolution from Weymouth, then removed to Chesterfield, where he m. (int. 8 Sept. 1783), Tamar Bates. He d. 10 Feb. 1814. His widow survived him. Children, b. in Chesterfield:

25. Hannah, b. 26 Nov. 1784; m. (1) Joshua Knight (No. 4); m. (2) Enoch Wood.

26. Silas, b. 11 Aug. 1786, d. 5 Sept. 1808.

27. Phinehas, b. 9 May 1788; m. (int. 11 Dec. 1813), Polly Beswick; d. in Stafford, N. Y., ae. 82.

28. Enos, b. 5 Mar. 1790, d. in Leroy, N. Y.

29. Persis, b. 19 July 1792; m. John Weaver; d. in Arkwright, N. Y.

30. Elcy, b. 30 July 1794; m. Field Beswick (No. 16).

31. Joel, b. 1 Sept. 1796; m. (int. 10 Feb. 1816), Sally Vinton (No. 16); rem. to Villenova, N. Y.

32. Ashbach, b. 3 Aug. 1799; m. Lathrop Vinton (No. 13); res. Ellicottville, N. Y.

33. Benjamin, b. 8 June 1801; res. N. Y., Ohio and Iowa.

34. Trifena, b. 2 May 1804, d. young.

 

 

22. NEHEMIAH6 WHITE (Nehemiah5, Ezekiel4, Samuel3, Ebenever2, Capt. Thomas1), b. in Weymouth, 4 May 1778; m. 24 May 1801, Sally Cogswell (No. 10). Children:

35. Newman Rust, b. 13 May 1802.

36. Mary, b. 24 Dec. 1803.

 

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23. SILVANUS6 WHITE (Nehemiah5, Ezekiel4, Samuel3, Ebenezer2, Capt. Thomas1), b. in Weymouth, 9 Jan. 1780; m. 10 May 1803, Martha Cogswell (No. 11). A private record says that Sylvanus White died in Bricksville, Ohio, 19 Sept. 1864. Children, b. in Chesterfield:

37. William, b. 4 Dec. 1803.

38. Austin, b. 24 Apr. 1805.

39. Child, d. 3 Dec. 1807.

40. Eliza, b. 5 Jan. 1809; m. Anson Dwight.

41. Permelia, b. 29 Jan. 1811.

42. Edwin, b. 14 May 1813.

43. Harvey Cogswell, b. 22 Oct. 1815, d. 23 June 1816.

 

WHITE, ASA, a descendant of Dea. John White, d. in Williamsburg, 15 Sept. 1829. He m. 20 Jan. 1785, Zilpay Hayes. He was a resident of Chesterfield when his daughter, Mary, d. 28 Feb. 1814.

 

WHITE, EZEKIEL, of Easthampton, m. Melinda Bates (No. 25 iv). She m. (2) Alvan Macomber (No. 11). A dau., Mary White, d. 1 Oct. 1861, ae. 30.

 

WHITE, JOSIAH, m. (int. 18 Apr. 1807), Mrs. Mary Thompson, of Brimfield.

 

WHITE, JOSIAH, m. Persis Leonard. She d. 6 Oct. 1797, ae. 33, and is buried in the Center Cemetery in the same grave with her sister Frances, wife of Joseph Merrick (No. 1). Their dau., Elizabeth, b. 31 July 1797, was given to Mrs. Elizabeth Stone, wife of John Stone (No. 1).

 

WHITE, SYLVANUS, in 1827 "may take the name of William Foot White".

 

WHITE, SYLVESTER, m. (int. 9 Aug. 1793), Sally Kinny, of Worthington.

 

WHITFIELD FAMILY

1. THOMAS H. WHITFIELD and his wife, Laura C. (Cannan) Whitfield, had two sons:

2. William T., b. in Norfolk, Va.; ae. 64, a resident of New Haven, Conn., m. (3) 21 Oct. 1955, Doris E. Richards, ae. 43, b. in New Haven, Conn., dau. of Edward L. and Anna (Lohmann) Richards.

3. George Bryan, b. in Chesterfield, 9 Apr. 1900.            

           

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WHITNEY, Deacon MICAH5 (James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1) and his wife, Lydia (Mason) Whitney, were dismissed from the Douglas Church, 2 Oct. 1785, and received to the church in Chesterfield (Douglas Church Records). Probably returned to Douglas.

 

WHITNEY, DANIEL, of Chesterfield, m. 3 Jan. 1782, Eunice Marsh (Douglas V.R.).

 

WHITNEY, DANIEL, and his wife, Caty Whitney, had twins born in Chesterfield: Orange and Orice, b. 2 June 1791.

 

WHITNEY, MARILYN KAY, b. 20 Nov. 1936, dau. of Everett Clifford (b. in Templeton) and Levine (Harris) Whitney (b. in Nova Scotia).

 

WHITON FAMILY

1. ABIJAH6 WHITON, son of Abijah5 (David4, Matthew3, James2, Thomas1) and his first wife, Mary (Gardner) Whiton, b. in Hingham, 11 Oct. 1756, d. in Chesterfield, 1 Dec. 1826; m. (int. 18 Jan. 1779), Deborah Bates, b. 1759, dau. of Benjamin and Hulda (Cudworth) Bates. She d. 20 Dec. 1841. Children:

2. Gail, b. 10 Apr. 1779; m. Joshua Littlefield (No. 18).

3. Desiah, b. 9 July 1782; m. Elias Ford.

4. Deborah, b. 3 Mar. 1785; m. Alpheus Ford.

5. Abijah, b. 7 Mar. 1787; m. (int. 7 Aug. 1810), Rachel Remington. One son, Madison, b. 1 Mar. 1811. They moved from Chesterfield to Pierpont, Ashtabula County, Ohio, about 1812, and from there to Springfield Township, Erie County, Penn., in 1820. They traveled from Massachusetts in an ox cart to a country as yet rough and unsettled. To the back of the cart was tied their cow, to provide milk for their infant son, Madison, then a little over a year old.

6. Rhoda, b. 28 July 1789; m. David Macomber (No. 3).

7. Huldah, b. 14 July 1791; m. Adam Whittenbeck.

8. Cenda (Lucinda), b. 10 Oct. 1796; m. William Keen (No. 4).

9. Molly, b. 20 Oct. 1798; m. Simeon Reed (No. 5).

10. Anna, b. 13 Oct. 1800; m. Alpha Thayer (No. 14).

11. Chloe, b. 3 Apr. 1803;m. John Cudworth (No. 4).

 

WICKLAND FAMILY

1. WILLIAM BROWN1 WICKLAND (b. in Boston) and his wife, Ethel Emmogene (Sanderson) Wickland), came to Chesterfield     

           

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from Worthington. Children, first two born in Worthington:

2. Meda Harriet, b. 4 Dec. 1899; m. William Harrison Shaw (No. 60).

*3. Wilbur Rufus, 17 Jan. 1900.

4. Franklin S., b. 3 Feb. 1905; m. Doris K. Kenney, teacher, b. in Westfield.

5. Son, b. 30 June 1907.

6. Beatrice Anna, b. 28 Oct. 1908; m. Winfield John Rhoades (No. 103).

7. Helen Ethel, b. 1 Mar. 1915; m. Edward D. Madison (No. 1).

 

3. WILBUR RUFUS2 WICKLAND (William Brown1), b. in Worthington, 17 Jan. 1900; m. 26 Oct. 1916, Louise Madlien Torrey (No. 103). Children:

*8. Francis Wilbur, b. 15 June 1920.

9. Mavis Lorraine, b. 7 Mar. 1925; m. David W. Leduc (No. 20).

10. Donald Franklin, b. 4 Aug. 1926; m. in So. Hadley, 27 Aug. 1949, Margaret Mallory Webster, dau. of James and Margaret (Wilkie) Webster.

11. Glendon Earle, b. 10 Nov. 1936; m. in Worthington, 22 Nov. 1958, Nancy Marie Pease, ae. 19, dau. of Kenneth B. and Ethel (Zarr) Pease. A dau., Karen Marie, b. in Worthington, 26 May 1959.

 

8. FRANCIS WILBUR3 WICKLAND (Wilbur Rufus2, William Brown1), b. 15 June 1920; m. 9 Aug. 1941, Mildred Esther Sanford, b. in Ludlow, dau. of Fred W. and Gladys (Johnson) Sanford. Children:

12. Ruth Lucille, b. 23 Oct. 1942; m. 22 Apr. 1961, George Ernest Wade of Williamsburg, son of George E. and Alice (Bangs) Wade.

13. Marilyn June, b. 19 Nov. 1943.

14. Donald Francis, b. 14 July 1945.

15. Kenneth Sanford, b. 26 Dec. 1946.

16. Gary Wilbur, b. 14 Mar. 1949.

17. Eleanor Louise, b. 11 Feb. 1955.

18. Karl Bruce, b. 10 Oct. 1957.

 

WILCOX, HAROLD R., and his wife, Elsie M. Wilcox, now residents.

 

JOHN WILDER FAMILY

1. JOHN4 WILDER (Ephraim3, John2, Edward1), d. 4 Feb. 1786; prob. came to Chesterfield in 1768, when he and his wife, Rebecca, were admitted to church membership. She m. (2)          

           

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John Stephenson (No. 1). Children, first six b. in Hingham:

2. John, b. 26 June 1754; m. in Goshen, 15 Feb. 1808, Hannah Amidon (No. 7). She d. 16 Jan. 1813; res. New Canaan, Albany Co., N. Y., in 1783. One son b. in Chesterfield: Austin, b. 10 May 1809.

*3. Zachariah, b. 5 July 1756.

*4. Abel, b. 18 Aug. 1758.

*5. Lot, b. 3 Dec. 1760.

6. Molle, b. 11 Mar. 1762; m. (int. 11 Mar. 1782), Enoch Storrer (or Story).

7. Elias, b. 29 July 1766.

8. Stephen Chitdenton, b. 6 Apr. 1769, d. 22 Nov. 1830, "at Captain Bonney's after being deranged for many years." He m. Pattey ........ and had one child: Sally Greger, b. 15 June 1811.

9. Rebecca, b. 2 June 1771; m. Penuel Jewell (No. 2).

 

3. ZACHARIAH5 WILDER (John4, Ephraim3, John2, Edward1), b. 5 July 1756; m. (int. 14 Jan. 1778), Temperance Strong, dau. of Ezra, Jr., and Temperance (Phelps) Strong, of Williamsburg. He d. 1 Nov. 1807. Children:

10. Temperance, b. 23 Jan. 1781, d. before 1802.

11. Ezra, b. 14 Aug. 1782; m. (int. 10 Mar. 1804), Elizabeth Rogers (No. 14). A son: Amisa, b. 10 June 1804.

12. John, b. 16 Feb. 1784; res. Elba, N. Y.

13. Zachariah, b. 30 Jan. 1786, d. in Cincinnati, Ohio; m. Laura Randall of Worthington.

14. Luther, b. 8 Mar. 1788.

15. David, b. 25 Nov. 1789.

16. Rebecca, b. 20 Dec. 1791; prob. m. (int. 10 June 1809), Elijah Rice.

17. Nathan, b. 10 Feb. 1799.

18. Temperance, b. 5 Apr. 1802; m. Mr. Knapp.

19. Stephen, d. 13 July 1810.

20. Abigail.

21. Hannah.

 

4. ABEL5 WILDER (John4, Ephraim3, John2, Edward1), b. 18 Aug. 1758, d. in Hamilton, N. Y., 17 May 1834, but his will is recorded in Northampton. He m. (1) (int. 22 Nov. 1779), Molley Frost, of Williamsburg. She d. 9 Feb. 1805. He m. (2) (int. 17 May 1806), Susannah Rogers (No. 5), widow of Nathan Phinney, of Williamsburg. Children by first wife:

22. Zenas, b. 17 May 1781.

23. Lucinda, b. 2 Feb. 1783; m. Benjamin Bonney (No. 8), of Hamilton, N. Y.

24. Abel, b. 7 Aug. 1785; m. (int. 24 Dec. 1814), Catherine Sheldon.

25. Amasa, b. 6 Feb. 1789, d. 29 Mar. 1795.      

           

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26. Justus, b. 26 Mar. 1782; had left home before his father's will was made.

Children by second wife mentioned in father's will:

27. Lyman, m. Amelia Wilson; res. Columbia City, Ind., a Baptist Minister.

28. Wealthy, m. Augustus Slater; inherited part of the farm in Hamilton, N. Y.

 

5. LOT5 WILDER (John4, Ephraim3, John2, Edward1), b. 3 Dec. 1760, d. 30 Dec. 1834, "very suddenly, great snow". He m. (int. 18 Mar. 1783), Martha Sprague (No. 7). She survived him. Children:

29. William, b. 3 May 1784; m. 22 June 1809, Clarinda White (No. 20 i). Four children. (1) Adison, b. 6 Oct. 1809; (2) Horace White, b. 23 Dec. 1814; (3) Sumner; (4) Betsey, bapt. 1817.

30. Martha, b. 26 June 1786.

31. Polley, b. 12 Jan. 1789; perhaps m. (int. 2 June 1816), Barnard Cudworth of Princetown, N. Y.

32. Elias, b. 19 Oct. 1791.

33. Emila, b. 24 Feb. 1794.

34. Laura, b. 24 Feb. 1794, d. 11 Feb. 1803.

35. Lot, b. 31 Mar. 1796; m. (int. 19 Jan. 1820), Chloe M. Daniels,dau. of Daniel Daniels, of Worthington. Children: (1) Caroline, b. 28 Oct. 1821; (2) Zeruah, d. 26 Sept. 1823.

36. Luke Sylvester, b. 11 Aug. 1802; m. (int. 5 June 1823), Fannie Knight.

37. Alven, b. 30 Nov. 1804; m. (int. 23 Dec. 1826), Sylva Damon (No. 58). He d. 16 Sept. 1830. She m. (2) Asey Corey. Children:

(1) infant, b. and d. 30 Nov. 1827; (2) Alvan Gardner, b. 22 Nov. 1828.

38. Freeborn, b. 8 July 1807; m. (int. 15 May 1828), Lucy Beswick (No. 24). A dau.: Samantha, d. 15 Feb. 1833.

 

DAVID WILDER FAMILY

39. DAVID5 WILDER (David4, Ephraim3, John2, Edward1), b. in Hingham, 13 Sept. 1756; may have come to Chesterfield with his Uncle John Wilder (No. 1); m. 11 June 1775, (marriage not recorded in Chesterfield), Lydia Anderson (No. 7). She m. (2) Isaac Williams (No. 1). Children:

40. Ruth, b. in Hingham, 13 Nov. 1775.

41. David, b. 15 Sept. 1778; perhaps m. Eunice ........; if so, had son: Zorister, b. 13 Sept. 1802.

42. Calvin, b. 12 Jan. 1779.       

           

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JABEZ WILDER FAMILY

43. JABEZ4 WILDER (Theophilus3, Jabez2, Edward1), b. in Hingham, 14 Mar. 1735/6; m. (1) Sarah Crocker; m. (2) Martha Collamore. Children prob. include:

44. Martha, b. in Hingham, 3 Apr. 1777; m. Joseph Harris (No. 3).

45. Jabez, res. Pittsfield; m. (int. 20 May 1809), Phoebe Parsons.

They had two daughters bapt. in Worthington:

i. Mary Ann, m. Daniel C. Baker (No. 26).

ii. Eliza, m. William Hartwell (No. 4), of Springfield at the time of this, his 2nd marriage.

46. Eunice, m. David Day Bonney (No. 7).

 

NATHAN WILDER FAMILY

47. NATHAN ADAMS6 WILDER (Bezalell5 4, Nathaniel3 2, Thomas1), b. in Wendell, 7 Mar. 1795, d. 16 June 1863; m. 3 Jan. 1819, Nancy6 Dickinson (Roswell5, Ebenezer4 3, Nehemiah3, Nathaniel1). She d. 7 Sept. 1867. Children:

48. Roswell D., b. 11 July 1821, d. in Shelburne Falls, 3 Nov. 1852; m. Elizabeth J. Shaw.

49. Eliza Jonson, b. 30 Oct. 1822; m. 30 Nov. 1847, Edward Sofford, of Boston.

50. Baxter, b. 13 Oct. 1828; m. (1) Louisa Jane Torrey. She d. in Goshen, 2 Oct. 1858, ae. 27. He m. (2) in Halifax, Vt., 17 Sept. 1860, Rachel Lyman, of Hadley.

 

WILDER, JOHN, of Springfield, m. (int. 16 Nov. 1783), Ruth Damon.

 

WILLARD, ORA HENRY, d. 13 Feb. 1926, ae. 67-8-21, b. in Canada, son of Stephen F. (b. in Vermont) and Jane (Baird) Willard (b. in Canada). His wife, Anna Fay Willard, d. 10 Mar. 1925, ae. 59-2-13.

 

WILLCUTT FAMILY

1. JESSE2 WILLCUTT, son of Philip1 and Deborah (Gannett) Willcutt, the youngest of nine children b. in Hingham, 2nd prec., now Cohasset, 25 Feb. 1729/30, d. 8 Aug. 1815; m. (int. 7 July 1750), Lois Studley, b. in Hingham, 17 Apr. 1731, dau. of Jonathan and Susanna Lane Studley. She d. 15 Dec. 1808. Master Mariner, Constable 1769; taught navigation in school

           

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in the Beechwoods, winter of 1806/7; late in life came to Chesterfield. Children, b. in Hingham, 2nd Prec.:

*2. Jesse, b. 26 Mar. 1752.

3. Lois, b. 10 Mar. 1755; m. Joel Gustin (No. 1).

*4. Zebulon, b. 11 Nov. 1759.

5. Hannah, b. 19 Feb. 1762; m. Joab6 Litchfield (James5, Josiah4, Nicholas3, Josiah2, Lawrence1); res. Cohasset.

6. Enoch, b. 31 Jan. 1764; perhaps the father of Seviah who m. in Worthington, 31 Oct. 1805, Stockwell Stearns; prob. died before 1815; not in father's will.

7. Sarah, b. 4 July 1767; m. in Scituate, 17 Oct. 1787, Noah4 Litchfield, brother of Joab above.

8. Susanna, bapt. 12 July 1772; m. John Stephenson (No. 8).

 

2. JESSE3 WILLCUTT (Jesse2, Philip1), b. in Hingham, 26 Mar. 1752, d. in Goshen, 11 Sept. 1834; m. 1 Jan. 1775, Catherine Beal, b. in Newton, 1755, dau. of Dr. Lazarus5 and Lydia (Wheat) Beal. She d. in Goshen, 26 Oct. 1840. Sixteen children born in Goshen, recorded in Chesterfield:

9. Lydia, b. 29 Jan. 1776; m. 2 July 1797, Asa Turner; res. Ashfield.

10. Louis, b. 12 Dec. 1777, d. 28 Dec. 1777.

*11. Enoch, b. 2 Nov. 1778.

12. Hannah, b. 27 Sept. 1780; m. Luke Keith (No. 20).

13. Abigail, b. 15 June 1783 (called Nabby); m. Solomon Bates (No. 29).

14. Sally L., b. 20 July 1785; m. (int. 13 Feb. 1819), Spencer Chilson of Westhampton.

15. Jason, b. 26 Oct. 1787.

16. Alpheus, b. 21 Apr. 1790.

17. Rhoda, b. 9 May 1791; m. (1) Brewer Ball; m. (2) Eleazer Hawks.

18. Irene, b. 6 Apr. 1792; m. 29 Nov. 1810, Aaron James.

19. Samuel, b. 14 Apr. 1793, d. 22 Aug. 1793.

20. Warren, b. 6 Aug. 1794.

21. William, b. 22 Dec. 1795, d. 22 Apr. 1796.

22. Zebulon, b. 6 Feb. 1797, d. same day.

*23. Joel, b. 23 Dec. 1796.

24. Catharine, b. 26 Mar. 1798; m. (int. 11 Mar. 1820), Levi Bates (No. 25 ii).

 

4. ZEBULON3 WILLCUTT (Jesse2, Philip1), b. 11 Nov. 1759, d. 16 Feb. 1852; m. in Scituate, 21 Mar. 1780, Mercy Litchfield, b. 12 Sept. 1762. She d. 7 Jan. 1829. They settled just over the present Goshen line about 6 Apr. 1772. He served in Rev. War; "warned out of Goshen" 1790; member of Baptist Society there in 1814. Children, b. in Goshen, among whom were:

25. John, b. 20 July 1783; m. (int. 10 Mar. 1806), Cynthia Abel.   

           

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26. Joseph, b. 9 Sept. 1785; m. (int. 6 Feb. 1808), Polly Keith.

*27. Francis, b. 20 Apr. 1798.

28. Lois, b. 16 Feb. 1802; m. Hollister Damon (No. 246); rem. to Ohio.

 

11. ENOCH4 WILLCUTT (Jesse3 2, Philip1), b. 2 Nov. 1778, d. 4 June 1841; m. (1) in Cummington, 29 Nov. 1801, Sally Wood; m. (2) 18 Mar. 1826, Hannah Rhoades (No. 16), widow of Shubal Knight (No. 6). She d. 15 Mar. 1841. Calvin Knight was administrator of the estate, which was sold at auction, 4 July 1844. Children:

29. Hannah, m. (1) Joseph Cole (No. 96); m. (2) 16 Sept. 1850, Joel Fillmore, of Shrewsbury.

30. Philip, d. 19 June 1845, ae. 33, unm.; killed by falling of a tree.

31. Sally, m. 16 Mar. 1862, Ezra Packard, of Cummington.

32. Mercy, m. Theodore Damon (No. 241).

33. Eustis.

34. Catharine.

35. Candace, m. 29 Jan. 1840, John Allis.

 

23. JOEL4 WILLCUTT (Jesse3 2, Philip1), b. 23 Dec. 1796, d. 30 Aug. 1882; m. (1) 27 Dec. 1818, Malency Bates (No. 25 i). She d. 15 Nov. 1877, ae. 80-4-0. He m. (2) 1 Sept. 1879, Lois Bates, widow of Jotham Damon (No. 239). She d. in Cummington, 18 Oct. 1895. He was a farmer; drum major in the Old Home Guard. His descendants hold an annual reunion, but none have the Willcutt name. Children:

36. Jesse, b. 5 Mar. 1820.

37. Clarissa, b. 7 Apr. 1822, d. 7 Feb. 1839.

38. Melinda B., b. 26 Feb. 1824; m. 27 Nov. 1845, Ebenezer D. Shaw, son of Ebenezer and Polly (Mason) Shaw, of Cummington.

39. Alvin, b. 25 Aug. 1825.

40. Martin, b. 23 Aug. 1827, d. 18 Nov. 1904; m. 9 Feb. 1851, Milury J. Shaw, sister of Melinda's husband. She d. 22 May 1915, and is remembered as "Aunt Milury". He was a prosperous agriculturist, extensive stockraiser, Democrat, road-surveyor.

41. Maria, b. 29 Jan. 1829; m. William Graves Wells (No. 9).

42. Rhoda, b. 22 May 1831; m. Sept. 1849, Russell Packard, son of Leonard and Martha Packard of Williamsburg. Their son: Almon Russell Packard, b. 2 Jan. 1850.

43. Lydia, b. 11 Feb. 1833; m. Alexius Wells (No. 10).

44. Joel, Jr., b. 29 Feb. 1836; drowned 24 Jan. 1842.

45. Lucretia Bates, b. 22 June 1838; m. 12 Jan. 1855, Henry M. Dyer, b. in Cummington, son of Jacob Dyer.

46. Clarissa, b. 16 Jan. 1841; m. Abner Damon.

           

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27. FRANCIS4 WILLCUT (Zebulon3, Jesse2, Philip1), b. 20 Apr. 1798, d. 17 June 1843; m. Mehitabel Daniels. She d. in Goshen, 10 Sept. 1876, ae. 68. Children, among whom were:

47. Harvey, m. (int. 7 Aug. 1851), Myrenda Damon. He d. in Goshen, 9 Nov. 1851, ae. 26.

48. Horace, b. 14 Apr. 1827, d. 22 Sept. 1901; m. (1) Sylvia Abigail Robbins. She d. in Goshen, 22 July 1867, ae. 35. He m. (2) 20 Jan. 1868, Mary Autentia Hathaway, sister of Henry A. Hathaway (No. 62). A daughter, by the second wife: Sylvia Mary, b. in Plainfield, 23 Feb. 1872; m. William Francis Miller (No. 10).

49. Emily, b. in Goshen; m. Horatio Culver (No. 9).

 

ANDREW WILLCUTT FAMILY

50. ANDREW JACKSON6 WILLCUTT (Jackson5, William4, Zebulon3, Jesse2, Philip1), b. in Goshen, 5 July 1845, d. in Chesterfield, 23 Aug. 1909; m. 11 Jan. 1884, Alice Ella McDermott (No. 2), widow of Orman Rice (No. 23). She m. (3) 29 Apr. 1913, Henry A. Hathaway (No. 62). Children:

51. Ethel Alice, b. in Goshen, 29 Nov. 1885; m. Cheney Hathaway (No. 68).

52. Eleanor Mary, b. 24 Aug. 1888; m. in Charlemont, 5 July 1906, Alfred Nye, son of Harlan Eugene and Cynthia (Hathaway) Nye.

53. Wallace, b. and d. 20 May 1893.

 

ISAAC WILLIAMS FAMILY

1. ISAAC4 WILLIAMS, son of Isaac3 (Charles2, Mark1) and Dorothy (Freeman) Williams, m. in Haddam, Conn., June 1764, Mary Arnold, b. in Haddam, Conn., 15 Apr. 1745, dau. of Samuel5 (David4, Josiah3, Joseph2, John1) Arnold. She d. 9 Dec. 1789. He m. (2) (int. 2 Aug. 1790), Lydia Anderson (No. 7), widow of David Wilder (No. 39). He was a soldier in the French and Indian Wars and in the Rev.; buried in Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen, N. Y. Children by first wife, probably born in Norwich:

2. Dorothy, b. 1765; m. Joseph Dimmock; rem. to Lewis Co., N. Y.

3. Lydia, b. 1767; m. Samuel Weeks (No. 2).

4. Molly, b. 1769; m. Knelem Sampson.

5. Freeman, b. 1771, d. 5 Apr. 1810; m. 8 Mar. 1809, Mary Packard.

6. Patty, b. 1773; m. Asa Poter.

7. Hannah, b. 17 June 1776; m. Jared Packard (No. 1).

8. John, b. 1780; m. in Cummington, (int. 4 Jan. 1802), Rachel Anderson (No. 17).

9. Susanna, b. 1784; m. Elijah Anderson (No. 19).      

           

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Child by second wife:

10. Isaac, Jr., m. (int. 14 Sept. 1811), Pela Keen (No. 7); rem. to Wisconsin.

 

MARK WILLIAMS FAMILY

11. MARK WILLIAMS and his wife, Polly (Stanton) Williams, dau. of Elisha Stanton (No. 21), had the births of only four of their children recorded in Chesterfield. Children:

12. Elmina, b. 1803; m. Simeon Litchfield (No. 28).

13. Dexter Galusha, b. 18 Apr. 1806; m. Ruth Wade Allen; res. Ellicottville, N. Y., and Wisconsin.

14. Theresa, b. 1807; m. David Wood; res. Ellicottville, N. Y.

15. Elisha Stanton, b. 1809; m. Eliza A. Kingsley.

16. Aurelia, b. 1813; m. Ashley Vining. She d. in Rochester, N. Y.

17. Martha Amelia, b. in Chesterfield, 1 Nov. 1815; m. Edward A. Munsee; children born in New York State.

18. Samuel Cooley, b. in Chesterfield, 13 July 1818; m. Louisa Maria Bryant; res. Ellicottville, N. Y.

19. Mary Lee, b. in Chesterfield, 19 Aug. 1821; m. Jonathan S. Woodworth.

20. Royal Seneca, b. in Chesterfield, 1 Oct. 1824; children born in New York and Iowa.

21. Franklin Ashley, b. 24 June 1827; m. Mrs. H. W. Scarborough.

 

CHARLES WILLIAMS FAMILY

22. CHARLES WILLIAMS, Jr., married (int. 12 Feb. 1813), Sally Riggs of Montgomery, dau. of John and Sarah Riggs. He may have been the son of Charles Williams who m. (int. 4 Apr. 1820), Mrs. Mary Prentiss. An item in the town records reads as follows: "This day (June 22, 1820) appeared before me Mr. Charles Williams and Mrs. Mary Prentiss, published by Alvan Rice, Town Clerk, both of Chesterfield, and declared themselves married and in solemn concent as husband and wife in presents of Asa Todd, Elder. Witnesses present, Mark Williams and Mary Higgins." A private record says that the first wife of Charles Williams died, 7 Jan. 1820. Mrs. Williams, widow of Charles, called Granny Williams, d. 4 Apr. 1858, ae. 82. He d. 23 Mar. 1831.

Children of Charles, Jr., and Sally, b. in Chesterfield:

23. Spencer, b. 18 Sept. 1817.

24. Amasa, b. 1 Oct. 1819.

25. Lyman, b. 11 Dec. 1821.

26. Horace, b. 29 Jan. 1825.      

           

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27. Hiram, b. 27 Feb. 1828.

28. Elisha, b. 27 Jan. 1830.

29. Sally, b. 21 Sept. 1881.

 

JOHN C. WILLIAMS FAMILY

30. JOHN CROWELL5 WILLIAMS (Joseph4, John3 2, Emmanuel1), b. 11 Apr. 1807, d. 10 Nov. 1877; m. (1) Fanny Weir (or Wilds) Crittenden, b. at sea. She d. 4 Sept. 1859. He m. (2) Fanny Patterson, dau. of Godolphin and Clemence Patterson. She d. 28 Aug. 1894, ae. 86-8-21. Children by first wife, none recorded in Chesterfield:

31. Sophronia Elizabeth, b. in Ashfield or Williamsburg, 11 May 1830; m. Elisha Tilden (No. 2).

*32. Henry Lewis, b. 29 Aug. 1831.

*33. Horace Chester, b. 8 May 1834.

34. Almira Amelia, b. 24 Mar. 1837; m. (1) Stephen Warner; (2) Chester Fuller. She d. 20 Jan. 1888.

35. Samuel Lyman, b. 24 Feb. 1839, d. 16 Aug. 1907; m. Emma Clark.

36. Mary Dwight, b. 25 Mar. 1842; m. Reuben Scott Smith (No. 34).

37. Rhoda Submit, b. 26 Aug. 1843; m. Lewis Burton.

38. Sarah Abigail, b. 15 Jan. 1846, d. 9 June 1914; m. Albert Sears.

39. George Alfonso, b. 16 Oct. 1849, d. 11 Jan. 1879.

40. Sarintha F., b. 28 June 1852; m. Oliver Smith Munson (No. 7).

 

32. HENRY LEWIS6 WILLIAMS (John C.5, Joseph4, John3 2, Emmanuel1), b. 29 Aug. 1831, d. 10 July 1883; m. (int. 11 Jan. 1853), Jane Fidelia Torrey (No. 67). Children:

41. Clarence, adopted, 5 July 1859, by Elbert Langdon; name changed; res. Florence.

42. Louisa Jane, b. 11 Oct. 1855; m. Frank Warner Field.

43. Lizzie, m. Frederick Allyn.

44. Fanny R., b. 21 July 1860; adopted by ........ Bemis; name changed.

45. John C., b. in Westhampton; ae. 22, m. 7 June 1886, Florence E. Damon (No. 157).

46. Charlotte Fidelia, b. 23 Sept. 1869; m. Frank C. Scott.

47. Ellen Elmina (or Nina), b. 24 Feb. 1871; lived in Samuel Williams' family; m. ........ Stickney.

48. Henry.

49. Frank, b. 1 Jan. 1874.

50. Edgar Prescott, b. 9 Dec. 1876.

51. Lillie, m. ........ Truesdell.

 

33. HORACE CHESTER6 WILLIAMS (John C.5, Joseph4, John3 2, Emmanuel1), b. 8 May 1834, d. 14 May 1907; m. (int.     

           

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15 Dec. 1857), Julia Minerva Munson (No. 2). She d. 6 Apr. 1911. Children, all but first b. in Westhampton:

52. Angeline Alfrances, b. in Chesterfield, 22 Apr. 1859; called Angeline Francena; m. in Northampton, 25 Dec. 1879, Dwight Dickinson, b. in Ohio. She d. 1 Oct. 1918. Res. Whately.

53. Julia, b. 10 Jan. 1863, d. 1 Nov. 1932; m. Lincoln Sanderson.

54. Eunice Sophia, b. 4 Sept. 1865, d. Jan. 1943; m. 31 Dec. 1884, Frederick W. Smith of Whately.

55. Charles Theron, b. 9 Feb. 1868, d. 30 July 1926; m. Lucy Ada Hathaway (No. 28). Children, b. in Westhampton:

i. Elmer Charles, b. 11 Feb. 1895; m. Marion Frances Barker, dau. of Charles and Sarah (Richardson) Barker of Goshen.

ii. Marion Gladys, b. 28 Aug. 1896; m. Arthur Dodge (No. 8).

iii. Raymond Chester, b. 9 Feb. 1898.

iv. Howard Franklin, b. 2 Nov. 1899.

v. Arnold Dwight, b. 23 Aug. 1902.

vi. Richard Justin, b. 4 Oct. 1907; m. Annie Ferron. A son, Richard Albert, b. 23 June 1941.

vii. Olive Roena, b. 22 June 1910; m. Myron Hathaway (No. 46).

56. Nancy Irene, b. 18 Aug. 1878; m. Fred Tilden (No. 10).

 

WILLIAMS, CHARLES OLGIVIA, b. in New York, son of Isaac D. and Sarah C. (Waterbury) Williams, d. 30 Dec. 1956, ae. 84-3-6.

 

WILLIAMS, JOHN5 (John4 3 2, Emmanuel1), b. in Goshen, 6 Apr. 1789, d. 4 Apr. 1879; m. (int. 18 Aug. 1815), Obedience Todd (No. 8). She d. in Athens, Fla., 25 Aug. 1884; buried in Ashfield.

 

WILLIAMS, OLIVER E., died at the home of Luther Edwards, 4 Mar. 1836, ae. 24.

 

WILLIAMS, WAREHAM, m. (int. 8 Dec. 1821), Polly Tirrell, of Cummington.

 

WILLIS FAMILY (WYLLIS)

1. RUFUS6 WILLIS (Amasa5, Seth4, Jeremiah3, Joseph2, John1), b. 1780; m. (int. 28 Mar. 1801), Freedom Dana. He removed to Randolph, N. Y., about 1816 or 1817. Children, born in Chesterfield:

2. Abigail, b. 10 Mar. 1802.

3. Lucretia, b. 19 Apr. 1803.     

           

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4. Silance, d. 31 Aug. 1803.

5. Rufus, b. 27 May 1805; lived in Randolph, N. Y., and died in Hillsdale, Michigan; m. in Ohio, Dorcas Darling.

6. Russell, b. 7 Nov. 1806.

7. John, b. 13 Dec. 1809.

8. Silance, b. 21 Jan. 1812.

9. Welthy, b. 18 Dec. 1813.

 

WILLIS, REMEMBER, was admitted to the Chesterfield Congregational Church, 3 Jan. 1768.

 

WYLLIS, SETH, b. in Easton, d. in Chesterfield, 2 Sept. 1807. His wife was Silence Keith, b. about 1720, dau. of Rev. Josiah Keith, first minister of Bridgewater.

 

WILLIS, MRS., d. Feb. 1816 (Ireland Street Cemetery records).

 

WINTER FAMILY

1. DANIEL WINTER and his wife, Mehitable Winter, came to Chesterfield from Killingley, Conn. On 9 May 1763, he was one of a "Committee to Provide Preaching". They must have had three children before coming to Chesterfield as the records state that "Daniel Winter and wife Mahitable were warned to depart ye town, 13 Dec. 1764, with their children, Rhoda & Susannah & Edy." There are no records that they did depart. A Church Meeting record, 3 Jan. 1770, says "Voted to withdraw our watch and care over Daniel Winter as a Christian Brother for his contempt of the authority of this Branch of the Church of Christ ....... Voted, also to return his letter of recommendation and what we have done, to the sd. Church of Killingley from whence he came, desiring them to deal with him as the Gospel Directs. B. Mills, Clerk." Children, born in Chesterfield:

2. Electa, b. 28 Jan. 1765.

3. Mary, b. 13 June 1769.

4. Alfeus, b. 16 Aug. 1772.

5. Daniel Warner, b. 13 Mar. 1775.

 

WISNER, RAYMOND C., and his wife, Prudence M. S. Wisner, are proprietors of the Hampshire Hills House. Children: (1) Chester; (2) Claire.

           

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WITHERELL FAMILY

1. ELISHA2 WITHERELL, son of Samuel1 and Rebecca (Ferris) Witherell, b. in Hanover, 16 June 1739, d. 28 July 1831 (death not recorded in Chesterfield); m. in Hanover, 30 Dec. 1772, Rebecca Stetson, dau. of Nathaniel Stetson, and widow of Joseph Studley, who was killed by lightning 16 June 1765. She d. 18 Apr. 1803. He sold land here as early as 1769; supposed to have lived in a cabin against a huge rock in the southeast part of town. Children:

2. Sally, d. 6 Nov. 1841, ae. 68; unm.

*3. Elisha, Jr., b. about July 1775.

*4. Nathaniel, b. about June 1780.

*5. Joseph, b. about Feb. 1783.

6. Rebecca, m. Joshua Nichols (No. 2).

7. Ruth, b. 8 Aug. 1785; m. Jesse Torrey (No. 49).

 

3. ELISHA3 WITHERELL (Elisha2, Samuel1), b. about July 1775, d. 12 Mar. 1855, ae. 79-8-0; m. (int. Dec. 1796), Joanna Barrows (or Barrus), of Pelham, b. in Dartmouth. She d. 10 July 1857, ae. 80. She was perhaps dau. of Isaac5 (Ebenezer4, Samuel3, Robert2, John1) and Joanna (Damon) Barrows. Childrens:

8. Lucy, b. 21 Mar. 1798; m. Lewis R. Angel (No. 9); m. (2) John Eldridge of Ashfield.

*9. Edsel, b. 12 July 1799.

*10. Lewis, b. 12 Apr. 1801.

11. Rebeckah, b. 16 Apr. 1803; m. Hiram Steele (No. 1).

12. Cyrus (Sirus), b. 18 Aug. 1805, d. 17 Jan. 1824.

13. Laura, b. 10 Mar. 1807; m. Linus Pitcher (No. 8).

*14. Hiram, b. 2 May 1809.

*15. Ransom, b. 4 Dec. 1811.

16. Sophia, b. 4 Dec. 1813; m. 17 Sept. 1834, William Gurney Reed (William6 5 4, Jacob3, William2 1), of Northampton.

17. Zerina, b. 26 Feb. 1816, d. 26 Apr. 1850.

18. Julia, b. 9 Aug. 1818; m. Walter B. Rose (No. 1).

 

4. NATHANIEL3 WITHERELL (Elisha2, Samuel1), b. about June 1780, d. 16 Aug. 1849, ae. 69-2-0; buried in the Witherell Priv. Cem. in Chesterfield; m. 5 Dec. 1805, Betsy Torrey (No. 35). She d. 2 Oct. 1869. Children:

*19. Levi, b. 13 Nov. 1806.

20. Eliza, b. 20 July 1809; m. John Hayden (No. 12).

21. Sophronia, b. 15 Jan. 1814, d. 7 Oct. 1833.

22. Infant, d. Nov. 1823.           

           

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5. JOSEPH3 WITHERELL (Elisha2, Samuel1), b. about Feb. 1783, d. 20 Apr. 1861, ae. 78-2-3. He m. (1) (int. 25 Dec. 1804), Polly Torrey (No. 46). She d. 15 May 1817. He m. (2) (int. 15 Aug. 1818), Mary Ann Collier (No. 2). She d. 4 Mar. 1851, ae. 56. He m. (3) 9 July 1852, Mrs. Eliza S. Barnes, of Northampton, a widow. Children:

23. Alvan, b. 3 Oct. 1806, d. 29 May 1833.

24. Roxy, b. (priv. rec. 12 June 1810); m. Charles Cudworth (No. 5). She d. 20 Oct. 1891.

 

9. EDSEL4 WITHERELL (Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 12 July 1799, d. 17 Apr. 1868; m. (int. 11 May 1822), Sibel Chilson, b. in Westhampton, 26 May 1800, dau. of Joseph and Thankful Chilson. She d. 29 Nov. 1854. He m. (2) 27 Aug. 1856, Nancy Clark, resident of Boston, b. in Pembroke, Maine, dau. of John Clark. Children:

25. Chauncy, b. 17 Nov. 1822, d. June 1906; m. 27 Feb. 1844, Asenath Bisbee (No. 39). She d. 21 Jan. 1893. Had no children, but raised seven, including an adopted daughter, Ella M. Harrington, who m. Albert E. Abbott (No. 5).

26. Cordelia, b. 9 July 1826; m. Dorus Sheldon Axtell (No. 3).

27. Sophronia, b. 19 Feb. 1835; m. Norman C. Rhoades (No. 49).

Child by second wife: A son, b. 28 Nov. 1857.

 

10. LEWIS4 WITHERELL (Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 12 Apr. 1801, d. 7 Feb. 1872, in Westhampton; m. (int. 28 Sept. 1822), Patty Shaw (No. 19). She d. 8 Mar. 1883. Children:

28. Climena, b. 13 Nov. 1823; m. Job Torrey (No. 63).

*29. Cyrus, b. 6 May 1826.

30. Philena, b. 1 May 1828; m. Robert Damon (No. 125).

31. Ezra, b. 13 Nov. 1830, d. in Williamsburg, 14 Apr. 1914. He m. (1) (int. 29 Dec. 1854), Charlotte Warren of So. Deerfield. She d. in Williamsburg, 4 Dec. 1868. He m. (2) in Williamsburg, 25 July 1869.

32. Infant, d. 25 Aug. 1833.

33. Marietta, b. 1 Jan. 1839; m. (int. 31 Dec. 1856), Charles L. Thorpe of Chicopee. A dau.: Ida Thorpe, b. 21 Dec. 1857.

34. Infant, d. 14 May 1844.

*35. Alonzo Lewis, b. 6 Feb. 1847.

36. Laura Ann, d. 22 Sept. 1859. She d. at "Chickapee", ae. 22.

 

14. HIRAM4 WITHERELL (Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 2 May 1809, d. in Plaistow, N. H., 28 Feb. 1868; killed at a railroad crossing; buried in Amesbury, Mass. He m. (int. 3 Nov. 1827), Sylvia Weeks (No. 12). She d. 15 May 1890; buried in Bofat Cemetery,          

           

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Chesterfield. Her will mentions the homestead as being formerly owned by Nahum Shaw. Children:

37. Ruth Elvira, b. 15 Feb. 1839; m. Oliver Damon (No. 94).

38. Hiram Austin, went to sea.

39. Orin Oscar, rem. to Genoa, Ohio.

40. Eli Edwin, b. in Huntington, 11 Feb. 1834, d. 22 June 1913; in Co. D, 15th Regt., N.H. Inf.; buried in Bofat Cemetery.

41. Martha J.

42. George S.

43. Calvin Otis, b. in Cummington, 25 June 1840; m. Sarah E. Mowe, b. in Danville, N. H. He d. 1908. Children:

i. Son, b. 3 Sept. 1869.

ii. Susan, b. in Westhampton; m. Egbert Damon (No. 191A). She d. 10 July 1897.

iii. Ellen, m. Newton W. Damon (No. 180).

44. Sarah Sophia, b. 22 June 1842.

45. Harriet S., b. 20 Apr. 1844; m. ........ Woodbury.

46. Mary Ellen, d. 8 June 1849, ae. 2-9-15.

47. Maria E.

48. Mary Ella.

49. Lilla Rosetta, b. in Chesterfield, N. H., Sept. 1854; m. Henry S. Damon (No. 116).

 

15. RANSOM4 WITHERELL (Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 4 Dec. 1811, d. 4 Jan. 1907; m. (int. 3 Nov. 1832), Lucinda Warren Phillips, b. 18 Jan. 1815, dau. of Hervey and Melinda Phillips. She d. 11 Oct. 1884. Basket maker; rem. to Huntington in 1847; returned to a small farm near the Westhampton line. Children:

50. Infant, d. Mar. 1837.

*51. John E., b. in Westhampton.

52. Melinda J., m. James Hervey Damon (No. 112).

53. Mary Sophia, b. in Westhampton; m. James Monroe Hayden (No. 25).

*54. Elisha Lee, b. in Huntington.

 

19. LEVI4 WITHERELL (Nathaniel3, Elisha2, Samuel1), b. 13 Nov. 1806, d. 22 June 1894; m. (1) (int. Oct. 1830), Armenia Cudworth (No. 19). She d. 9 Feb. 1831. He m. (2) (int. 24 Nov. 1836), Sybil Pitcher (No. 11). She d. 8 May 1901; buried in the Witherell Priv. Cem. Children:

55. Infant, d. 26 Aug. 1837, ae. 1 day.

56. Eliza Jane, b. 15 July 1838; m. (int. 21 Nov. 1866), Abel R. Martin, son of Joseph Chapman and Roxanna (Ashley) Martin, of Northampton. A son:

i. Fred A. Martin, b. in Leeds, 22 May 1874.      

           

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57. Julia Ann, b. 17 May 1840; m. Oscar T. Peltier (No. 6).

*58. Levi Watson, called Watson, b. 20 Nov. 1842.

59. Sophia Elizabeth, b. 5 Oct. 1845, d. 1 July 1849, "scalded".

60. Ella Sophia, b. 22 May 1849, d. 26 Sept. 1851.

 

29. CYRUS5 WITHERELL (Lewis4, Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 6 May 1826, d. 2 July 1900; m. (1) 1 Jan. 1855, Maria B. Engram (No. 21). She d. 19 July 1885. He m. (2) 15 Jan. 1891, Kate Conley, ae. 18, b. in Boston, dau. of Martin Conley. Children by first wife:

61. William W., b. 10 July 1855, d. in Williamsburg, 17 Oct. 1945, a widower. He m. 1 Jan. 1876, Emma J. Day, ae. 22, b. in Chesterfield, dau. of Monroe and Julia Day. One child recorded here: Harry, b. 15 Sept. 1876.

62. Flora, b. 16 Nov. 1856; m. Ed Clapp.

63. Son, b. 17 Nov. 1858. (Myron?)

64. Fanny, b. 1 July 1860; m. Frank Hillman, of Northampton.

65. Nettie A., b. 25 Nov. 1861, d. 28 Apr. 1864.

Children by second wife:

66. Maude Estella, b. 25 May 1892; m. F. W. Schafer; res. Fawnskin, Calif. (1959).

67. Nellie Viola, b. 19 Feb. 1894; m. Fred Bitzer of Bernardston.

68. Iveline Maria, b. 1 Apr. 1896; adopted, name changed 1901, to Ethel Gladys Tillson.

69. Cyrus Leroy, b. 26 Oct. 1898; res. Dixfield, Me.

70. James Allen, b. 20 Feb. 1900; called Arthur; res. Strong, Me.

 

35. ALONZO LEWIS5 WITHERELL (Lewis4, Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. 6 Feb. 1847; m. 10 Dec. 1868, Alice Rose Damon (No. 191). She m. (2) 6 Aug. 1888, John Francis DeVine. Children:

71. Irvin Alonzo, b. 6 Sept. 1870, d. 5 May 1872; burned to death.

72. Egbert Dexter, b. 14 July 1873; adopted by his grandfather, Dexter Damon (No. 131). See Damon (No. 191A).

 

51. JOHN E.5 WITHERELL (Ransom4, Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. in Westhampton, 1840, d. 1912 (Chesterfield Center Cem. Rec.); m. Isabel Martin, b. in Ireland, d. 1925. Children:

73. Rosie, b. 17 Dec. 1867; m. Ethan Cole (No. 131).

74. Annetta L., b. 19 June 1869; perhaps m. 10 Dec. 1889, Arthur Dodge.

75. John E., b. 5 July 1871 (Eugene J.), d. 2 Apr. 1874, of poison.

76. Albert M., b. 7 Aug. 1873; m. Helen Dodge, b. in Worthington.

Children:

i. Rose, b. 26 Mar. 1903, d. 18 May 1905.

ii. Mary Irene, b. 18 May 1905; m. William Morrissey; res. Southwick.    

           

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77. Arthur J., b. 18 June 1876; m. Jennie Hayck. Child:

i. Charles Emerson, b. in Worthington; m. 25 Feb. 1941, Ruth Ruth Eva Dodge (No. 13).

78. Mary Isabelle, b. 26 Mar. 1879.

 

54. ELISHA LEE5 WITHERELL (Ransom4, Elisha3 2, Samuel1), b. in Huntington; m. 6 Sept. 1876, Mary Elizabeth Phillips, b. in Lansingburg, N. Y., dau. of Harvey and Sophia A. Phillips. Children:

79. Phillip Leroy, b. 4 Sept. 1877.

80. Howard Lyme, b. 25 Nov. 1879.

81. Mabel E., b. 9 June 1886.

 

58. WATSON L.5 (Levi4, Nathaniel3, Elisha2, Samuel1), b. 20 Nov. 1842, d. 11 Apr. 1889; m. 15 Oct. 1874, Julia Emily Kelso (No. 3). She d. in Florence, 23 July 1910; buried in Center Cemetery in Chesterfield. Children:

82. Charles Watson, b. 16 Mar. 1876, d. 19 Feb. 1878.

83. Mary Edith, called Edith, b. 19 Jan. 1880; m. Harlan Carter Black, son of John and Anna (Yost) Black. Res. Florence.

84. George, b. 12 Feb. 1883; m. in Northampton, 19 Dec. 1906, Elizabeth Agnes Donovan.

 

JOHN WITHERELL FAMILY

85. JOHN WITHERELL, son of John and Content (Conneway) Witherell, b. 5 Oct. 1763; m. (int. 1 Mar. 1784), Hannah Sprague (No. 9). Children:

86. John, b. 28 Jan. 1786.

87. Polly, b. 18 Mar. 1788; m. (int. 17 Apr. 1811), Reuben Howit, perhaps son of Robert4 (Benjamin3, David2, Nicholas1) and Jane (Hall) Hoyt, b. 23 Nov. 1787, in New Braintree. One daughter: Betsey B., b. 3 June 1812.

88. Content, b. 10 July 1790; m. Cotton Vinton (No. 9).

89. William Sprague, b. 1 June 1792.

90. Lydia, b. 27 Feb. 1795; m. Chester Burnall (No. 20).

91. Hiram, b. 4 Apr. 1797, d. 15 May 1799.

92. Erastus, b. 3 Apr. 1798.

93. Quartus, b. 15 May 1800; m. Caroline ......; she d. 6 May 1829.

94. Albert, b. 18 Aug. 1803.

95. Philip, b. 23 Apr. 1808.

96. Walter Bonney, b. 5 Nov. 1810.

 

SAMUEL WITHERELL FAMILY

97. SAMUEL2 WITHERELL (Samuel1) and his wife, Ruth Witherell, were early residents. They were here in 1793. In            

           

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1797 Samuel Witherell was being paid by the town for the care of his grandchildren, children of Zacheas Perry. Children:

98. Rebecca, m. Zacheas Perry (No. 14). (Rem. to Shoreham, Vt.?)

99. Ruth, m. (int. 21 Jan. 1785), Bethenel Fintin, of Williamsburg.

100. Samuel, m. 29 Dec. 1791, Rachel Cowing (No. 50).

 

JOSEPH WITHERELL FAMILY

101. JOSEPH WITHERELL and his wife, Ruth Witherell, had children born in Chesterfield:

102. Electa, b. 14 June 1810; m. Aaron Beswick; res. Stafford, N. Y.

103. Henry, b. 8 Sept. 1813. His son, Charles A. Witherell, d. in Wethersfield, Conn., 13 Jan. 1922; m. 11 Aug. 1875, Ada Salome, b. in Holyoke, 13 May 1859, name changed by adoption to Ida May Hatch. She d. in Wethersfield, Conn., ae. 83. Their son, Arthur L. Witherell, b. in Southampton, 12 Sept. 1877; res. Wethersfield, Conn.

104. Lyman, b. 3 Apr. 1815; m. 12 Dec. 1837, Amia Stebbins (No. 11); res. Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He d. 9 Nov. 1896.

 

WITHERELL, EMORY M., b. in Pelham, son of Willard and Sarah Witherell; m. 3 July 1869, Marcia M. Damon (No. 280). A son, Emory D., b. 24 Jan. 1870, called Dwight.

 

WITHERELL, MARY A., b. 27 Apr. 1873, dau. of Marcia Witherell.

 

WITHERELL, LENA, m. Charles Thomas McKown, b. in Easthampton, son of Duane and Lucy (Braman) McKown. He d. in Chesterfield 12 Mar. 1933, ae. 62.

 

WITT, HARRY S., ae. 26, b. in Worthington, son of Abner and Lucy Witt; m. 3 July 1883, Lizzie M. Damon, dau. of Solomon and Elizabeth (Long) Damon. Children: (1) Eunice E., b. 19 May 1884; (2) William Henry, b. 27 Oct. 1888.

 

WOOD FAMILY

1. GIDEON WOOD, perhaps son of John and Sarah (Russell) Wood, b. 28 July 1765; m. in New Bedford, 23 Sept. 1787, Thankful Taber. She d. 9 Jan. 1851, ae. 82. Children:

2. Thankful T., m. Asa Robinson (No. 12).

3. Sally, b. in New Bedford in 1793; m. Jacob Rhoades (No. 19).            

           

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4. Taber, m. in Worthington, 10 Mar. 1824, Eliza Fuller, dau. of Lemuel Fuller. In 1837 he was a resident of Fairhaven, Bristol County, "administrator of the estate of Gideon Wood".

 

WOOD, CHARLES FREMONT, son of Charles Jackson (b. in Queechee, Vt.) and Amy Orinda (Plumb) Wood (b. in Oswego Co., N. Y.), d. 29 Apr. 1921. He was minister of the Chesterfield Congregational Church. His wife, Clara (Thwing) Wood, b. in Chicago, Ill., dau. of William E. (b. in Maine) and Delphina (Sylvester) Thwing (b. in Durham, Maine), d. in Chesterfield, 8 July 1937, ae. 77-3-13. Children:

(1)Della E., a retired school teacher, res. Chesterfield;

(2) Mabel, m. Frank P. Kent, res. East Providence, R. I.;

(3) Harold, married, res. Pennsylvania.

 

WOOD, MARY, b. in Sudbury, 2 July 1754; m. 16 Oct. 1777, Daniel Coburn, of Chesterfield; probably married in Sudbury.

 

WOOD, MEHITABLE, b. in Sudbury, 19 July 1756; m. 20 Sept. 1774, Zenas Fairbanks of Chesterfield; probably married in Sudbury.

 

WOODARD, DYER, m. (int. 3 July 1792), Chloe Staples.

 

WOODRUFF, WILLIAM, b. in Huntington, son of George (b. in Becket) and Susan (Clark) Woodruff (b. in Salem), d. 11 Sept. 1956, ae. 74-11-3; buried in Huntington; widowed; wife was Eva Garneau.

 

WOODRUFF, ISAAC, JR., of Hadley, m. 28 Oct. 1846, Caroline Covington.

 

WOZINSKY FAMILY

1. JULIAN WOZINSKY and his wife, Katherine Wozinsky, had children born in Chesterfield:

2. Stanley, b. 14 Sept. 1916.

3. Son, b. and d. 28 May 1918.

4. Stacia, b. 2 May 1919.

5. Stephen, b. 24 May 1920.

6. Harry, b. 20 June 1922.

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THOMAS WRIGHT FAMILY

1. THOMAS WRIGHT, housewright, came to Chesterfield from Wethersfield, Conn., with his wife, Martha. They later rem. to Harkemer Co., N. Y. Children, first four born in Weathersfield:

2. Mary, b. 3 Aug. 1768.

3. Thomas, b. 26 Aug. 1769.

4. Moses, b. 9 Nov. 1770.

5. John, b. 23 May 1772.

6. Joseph, b. 31 Mar. 1774.

7. Martha, b. 20 Jan. 1776.

8. Ebenezer, b. 31 Oct. 1777.

9. Hannah, b. 14 Mar. 1780.

10. Chloe, b. 12 Feb. 1782.

 

JUSTUS WRIGHT FAMILY

11. JUSTUS6 WRIGHT, b. in Northampton, 5 Jan. 1752, son of Aaron5, (Joseph4 3, Samuel2 1) and Miriam (Edwards) Wright, d. in London, England, 9 Dec. 1791, ae. 40, having obtained there, the appointment of "Barrack Master of Upper Canada". His wife was Dorcas Moody. Children born in Chesterfield:

12. Justus, b. 12 Sept. 1774.

13. Dorcas, b. 26 Mar. 1776.

14. Andrew, b. 17 Feb. 1778.

15. Fidelia, b. 10 Mar. 1781.

 

SAMUEL WRIGHT FAMILY

16. SAMUEL B. WRIGHT m. (int. 28 July 1783), Sarah Sprague (No. 6). Children:

17. Lucinda, b. 17 Feb. 1784; m. Joseph Torrey (No. 44).

18. Justus, b. 27 May 1786.

 

RICHARD S. WRIGHT FAMILY

19. RICHARD S. WRIGHT came to Chesterfield with his wife and family from Williamsburg in May 1961. He is Assistant Treasurer of the Pro-phy-lac-tic Brush Co. in Florence. Children: (1) Deborah, (2) Richard S., II, (3) Timothy A.

           

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YORK, HELEN OSBORN, b. in New Haven, Conn., dau. of Minot A. (b. in New Haven, Conn.) and Catherine (Gilbert) Osborn (b. in Seymour, Conn.), and wife of Samuel A. York, d. in Chesterfield, 1 June 1930, ae. 84-11-10; buried in Springfield.

 

YORK, SAMUEL A., ae. 39, b. in New Haven, Conn., son of Samuel A. and Anna (Holcomb) York; m. (2) in Brattleboro, Vt., 18 Jan. 1941, Helen Evans Mellor, ae. 27, b. in Philadelphia, Pa., dau. of Ralph and Mary (Keller) Mellor.

 

ZOLK, GEORGE, ae. 25, b. in Hartford, Conn., son of Nicholas and Rose (Jablonski) Zolk, m. 4 Oct. 1941, Dorothy Grey, ae. 19, b. in Cheshire, dau. of William and Ida (Chaput) Grey.

 

ZOLK, WALTER N., b. in Hartford, Conn., son of Nicholas and Rose Zolk, d. 1 Mar. 1934, ae. 10-7-15; crushed by a collapsing henhouse.

 

CUSHING FAMILY

1. ABEL CUSHING, born in Hingham, and his wife, Sarah, came to Chesterfield from Hingham after 1785. He d. 30 Sept. 1844, ae. 80-11-8. She d. 2 Apr. 1832, ae. 64 yrs. Children:

2. Abel, b. 13 Mar. 1785 in Hingham.

3. Quinzey, b. 12 Feb. 1792, d. 8 May 1792.

4. Sally, b. 12 May 1793, d. 8 Oct. 1849.

5. Hariot, b. 16 Feb. 1796, d. 28 Nov. 1822 at Marrion, Georgia.

6. Hannah, b. Feb. 1798; m. (int. 30 Apr. 1821), Josiah White of Hadley.

7. David, b. 24 Nov. 1800.

8. Mabel, b. 22 Oct. 1801.

9. George Russell, b. 11 Feb. 1804.

10. Harvey, b. 9 Feb. 1806.

11. Martha, b. 6 Oct. 1808.

12. Mary, b. 15 Apr. 1810.

 

CUSHING, AMERELUS CORODEN, son of Hannah Cushing, b. 27 Mar. 1820.

 

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