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Benojah died soon after his brother, and Sarah brought up the nephew,
Stephen A., with her five own children she had by her first husband.
Stephen A. Douglass' parents were Beriah and Mary (Arnold) Doug-
lass, maternal grandparents Stephen and Martha (Gardner) Arnold,
great-grandparents Joseph and Hannah (Gifford) Arnold. Martha
was of Nicholas* Nicholas' Nicholas' George' Gardner. He settled at
Jacksonville, 111.; was Member of Congress, became an eminent States-
man, was styled " The Little Grant," was United States Senator, and
candidate for President of the United States. He often refered to his
foster mother, Sarah, in terms of endearment, saying he owed to her
all that he was.
Children :

3325. I,Enr.i;.Ns Harris, born March 20, I7<;4. married Charlotte M. Judd.

3326. Sarah Harris, born April 5, 1796, married Nathan Parker.

3327. Betsey Harris, born April 28, 1803, died 1822, unmarried.

3328. Nathaniel Harris, born June 29, 1805, married Nancy Halsey.

3329. William Harris, born January 18, 181 1, died 1837.

1214. LOIS' LATHROP (Hannah* Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born September 10, 1776, died October, 1814; married, Jan-
uary 25, 1798, Oliver Stearns, born February 55, 1776, died October
12, 1862.

Children :

3330. Olive Stearns, bom January 3, 1799, married Earl Pierce, desc, liv.

3331. Shepard Stearns, born October 14, 1800, married Lucy H. Hyde, desc.

3332. Sally Stearns, born October 5, 1801, married John Hall, Jr.

3333. Elias L. Stearns, April 9, 1803, died September 3, 1805.

3334. Nathaniel P. Stearns, bom April 24, 1805, married Betsey Plumb,

desc. living.

3335- Mary S. Stearns, married Edw. Marsh, (2) Thos. B. Tilden.

3336. Sophia V. Stearns, born 1808, died 1863, married Eliphalet Lyman
Mansfield.

3237. Experience Stearns, bom May 2, 181 1, married Paris Lovet, Elling-
ton, Conn.

3338. Samuel Stearns, born October 18, 1814, married Mary Steele, Litch-

field, Conn.

1215. EUNICE' LATHROP (Hannah' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born September 10, 1776, married, March 4, 1804, Francis
Balcam, son of Joseph and Mary (King) Balcam, of Mansfield, Conn.
They moved to Plainfield, N. H., where she died.

Children :

3339. Gorton Balcam, born January 6, 1805 ; res. Binghaniton, N. Y.

3340. Julia Balcam, born 1806.

3341. Lios Balcam, married Albert Balch.

3342. Maria Balcam.

3343. LoDiSA Balcam, married John Noyes, desc, living.

1216. HANNAH' LATHROP (Hannah' Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min" Samuel'), born October 26, 1779, died November 5, 1825; married,
December 15, 1799, John Hall, of Platts, N. H. They settled in Thit-
ford, Vt., where he was many years a hotel keeper. They both died
in Thitford. Their married children all have children.

Children :

J344. Hannah Hall, bora October 28, 1800, married Curtis Cleveland.
3345- John Hall, Jr., born February, 22, 1802, married Sally' Stearns 3332.
3346. Mehitable Hall, bom 1804. married Joseph S. Gould.



SIXTH GExN'ERATION. 311

3347. Maria Hall, born August 31, 1805, married Dr. Nathl. White.

3348. Abigail Hall, born January 17, 1807, married Marcus Ranstead.

3349. CHAKLts H. Hall, born September 16, i8ii, married Susan Barton.

3350. Lliza Hall, born November 13, 1814, married Dr. Latimer S. Tyler.

3351. Mary Hall, born September 17, 1817, died October 26, 1832.

3352. David Hall, born August 29, 1819, married Nancy D. Tallman.

3353. liLiAs Lathkop Hall, born July 11, 1822, died June 4, 1843.

1218. ANN' LATHROP (Hannah' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born October 17, 1784, died April 14, 1864, in Boston, Mass.;
married, 1808, Elias Woodward. He was a farmer in Chelsea, Vt.,
where he died in 1840.

Children :

3354. Susan B. Woodward, born August 10, 1809, living Charlestown, Mass.
3355- t-MiLY (jOkTON, Woodward, born Oct. 10, i»ii, married Nath. Pennock,

Somerville, Mass.
3356. Leander v\oouv.akd, born October 1813, died 1836, in Vt.
3357- William Woodward, born 1825, married 1S54, Caroline Hannah.

1219. DYCE" LATHROP (Hannah' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel' J, born August 6, 1788, married Elijah Gleason, of Grantham,
N. H., a brother of Charles Gleason, the husband of Julia' Noyes
(Lodisa' Eunice" Hannah' Gorton), and probably of Joseph Gleason
(see Mehitable' Hannah'' Hannah';. Had a number of children; we
can learn the name of but one.

Child:

3358. Maria Gleason, married Professor Bond, music teacher, Boston, Mass.

1220. ELISHA" LATHROP (Ann' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin=
Samuel'), married Elizabeth Griswold, of Lebanon, N. H. They settled
in Chelsea, Vt., where he died.

Children :

335y- Lli.sha Lathrop.

3300. AzEL Laiiirop, was married in Chelsea, Vermont.

3301. John H. Laiurop, married, lived in Auroria, ill., had Cephas and others.

3362. Charlotte Lathrop.

3363. Harriet Lathrop.
3304. Marcus Lathrop.

1221. HARRIS GORTON" LATHROP (Ann' Joseph* Benjamin'
Benjamin' Samuel'), born aat Canaan, Vt., April 30, 1784, died March,
1864, at Springfield, N. H.; married, March 9, 1809, Susan Stevens, born
February 21, ijS^, at Enfield, N. H., died January 22, 1852, at Canaan.
Children :

3365. LuciNDA A. Lathrop, born October 2, 1809, married Elijah R. Colby,

L. Cannan, N. H.

3366. David C, Lathrop, born October 29, 1810, died 1819, at Enfield.

3367. Thaddens S. Lathrop, born April 23, 1812, married Mrs. Mary Mussy.

3368. Joshua S. Lathkope, married, has many descendants, res. Monticello, la,

3369. Harris Lathrop, born 1813, died 1825, at Canaan.

3370. Elisha Lathrop, born October 1, 1815, married Nancy Richardson.

3371. Susan Lathrop, born April 30, i8i8, married Reuben Gross, p.

3372. John H. Lathrop, born February 14, 1821, married Urvilla M. Ross,

res, Canaan.
3373- Geo. H. Lathropp, born April 13, 1826, married Emily Gleason, res.
Canaan.

1222. THOMAS' LATHROP (Ann' Joseph* Benjamin" Benjamin=
Samuel'), married and moved to, perhaps Virginia first, and then to
South Carolina and eventually to California. See the record of his son,
Benjamin Gorton, who was one of the incorporators of the Southern
Pacific Railroad.

Children :

3374. James B. Lathrop, born February 22, 1812, a physician, dau. Elizabeth.



312 THE GORTON FAMILY.

3375. Benjamin G. Lathrop, born July 6, 1815, I.eut. Coin. An. Inc. ot So.

Pacific Ry.

3376. Elizabeth Lathrop, born August 27, 1827, died 1883.

J377- Thomas W. Lathrop, born January 11, 1831, has a large family.

1223. THADDEUS* LATHROP (Ann* Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min* Samuel'), married Betsey Eastman, of Canaan, N. H. They settled
in Strongville, O., in 1816.
Children :

3378. Nancy Lathrop.

3379. Susan Lathrop, born 1806, married Benj. Tuttle, Strongville, children.

3380. Elias Lathrop, died unmarried.

3381. Thomas Lathrop, born 181 1, died unmarried

3382. Wm. Austin Lathrop, born October 31, 1813, married Phebe Christni.is.

3383. Hagen I^throp, born October 18, 1815, married Mary A. Bean, p.

3384. Persis Lathrop, married Jacob Leney.

1227. LURA* HUNTINGTON (Amie' Joseph* Benjamin" Benjamin'
Samuel' ), born at Norwich, Conn., Julv 24, 1777, married, January 7,
1808, Enoch Freeman. They lived on Spring Hill, Mansfield, Tolland
County, Conn.
Children :

3385. AzARiAH Frkima.n. married .Amanda Crane, children at Valpairaso.

3386. Philira Frkeman, married Morgan B, Crosby, children at Valpairaso.

3387. Lorenzo Freeman, married Harriet G. En^lesfield.

3388. Enoch. Huntington Frikman, married Mary Ann Crane, no children.

3389. Tri'MAN Freeman, married Mary Cheney.

3390. Jared Gorton Frekman, married Eunice \\'ood Seanrave.

1229. WELTHIA* HUNTINGTON (Amie° Joseph* Benjamin' Ben-
jamin' Sanuicl'). born at Norwich, Conn., February 22, 1781, died 1853;
married Zcphaniali Hatch. They resided a while at Monticello, N. Y.
Children :

3391. Amanda Hatch.

3392. Harriet Hatch.

3393. Cornelius Hatch, has daus. Lucine of Monticello, Mrs. Dwight Dinne,

of Ellenville, N. Y.

3394. Zephaniah Hatch.

1230. JARED' HUNTINGTON (Amie' Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born at Norwich, Conn., January 31, 1783, died May
31, 1855 at Howell, Mich.; married. March 2, 1806, Candace Clark,
bom June 6, 1785, died April 26, 1862, at Howell. He went to Thomp-
son, Sullivan County, N. Y., where all his children were born, and
thence to Livingston County, Mich.

Children :

3395. Eliza Huntington, born December 27, 1806, married John S. Marvin,

large family.

3396. Lydia Huntington, born July 8, 1808, married David Lownsbury.

3397. Lucine W. C. Huntington, born May 23, 181 1, married Elizabeth

Gildersleeve.

3398. Lorenda Huntington, born July 29, 1813, married Dr. Joseph L. Smith.

3399. William Huntington, born January 16, 1817, married Rhoda L.

Tibbits.

3400. Nelson Huntington, born March 15, 1819, married Mary Baldwin.

3401. Joseph G. Huntington, born April 14, 1821, married Josephine L.

Callbreath.

3402. Welthia Huntington, born Sept. 9, 1824, m. Edmun Quinlan.

3403. Jerusha Jane Huntington, born Sept. 4, 1827, married William Kellum.

3404. Jared Huntington, born August 2;}, 1830, died March 18, 1831.

1231. JOSEPH* HUNTINGTON (Amie' Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min^ Samuel'), born at Norwich, Conn., June 3, 1785, married (i),
February 23, 1809, Ruth Rogers, who died December 15, 1819; married



SIXTH GENERATION. 313

(2), March 2, 1820, Mrs. Betsey Smith, who died November 23, 1831;
married (3), October 20, 1832, Sarah Thomas. Their home was in
Monticello, Sullivan County, N. Y., where all their children were born.
Children:

3405. Sarah Sophia Huntington, Sept. 6, 1810, m. Piatt Crosby, five children.

3406. Charlotte Huntington, Oct. 7, 1814, m. Peter Buel Webster, four

children.

3407. Maky M. Huntington, May 16, 1818, married Henry M. Henion.

3408. Harreit M. Huntington, Dec, 25, 1820, m. Shepley Stodder two ch.

3409. Joseph G. Huntington, Aug. 18, 1822, married Cordelia A. Swift.

3410. John Gildersleeve Huntington, twin^July 8, 1830.

341 1. Caroline Huntington, June 22, 1824, m. Rufus B. Wickes, four children.

3412. Henry L. Huntington, Sept. 1, 1826, married Emily L. Clark.

3413. Henrietta A. Huntington, March 20, 1828 ra. Alfred Quinlan, three

children.

3414. Emma L. Huntington, born August 8, 1830, married George R. Babbitt.

3415. James Ferdinand Huntington, born August 3, 1834.

3416. Juliet Frances Huntingdon, born Jaunary 23, 1838.

3417. Catharine Solome Huntington, born October 16, 1841.

1232. BENJAMIN' HUNTINGTON (Amie° Joseph* Benjamin' Ben-
jamin' Samuel'), born at Norwich. Conn., May 14. 1787, married Harriet
Post. They were living in Thompsonville. Sullivan County, N. Y.,
in 1863.

Children:

3418. Charles Huntington.

3419. Channcv Huntington.

1233. JAMES' HUNTINGTON (Amie' Joseph' Benjamin' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born at Norwich, Conn., April 19, 1889, married Sarah
Storrs, daughter of Jonathan Storrs, of Mansfield, Conn., at which place
they resided and their children were born.

Children :

3420. James P. Huntington, born Nov. 15, 1821, married Elizabeth Moray,

Mansfield, Conn. nuv

3421. Sarah A. Huntington, born Nov. 2, 1823, married Joseph Philips,

.\shford. Conn.

3422. Emily Huntington, born January 26. 1827, died 1850, in Mansfield.

3423. JiLiiTTE Huntington, born November 30, 1830, living in Mansfield-

3424. Julius Clark Huntington, born August 28, 1834, died march 19, 1839-

3425. LuciNUs Gorton, Huntington, born August 28, 1834, died Nov. 2, 1836.

1235. JOSEPH* GORTON (Joseph' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born at Norwich, Conn.. April 14, 1780, died December 17,
1837, at Plainfield, Otsego Countv, N. Y. ; married, 1804, Cynthia
(Pride) Williams, widow ^of Asa Williams. She was born at Norwich,
July 27, 1771, died at Josco, Livingston County, Mich., October 6, 1855.
Joseph moved from Norwich to Plainfield, N. Y., in 1808.

Children : , „, ^ u xt v

3426. Mary Ann Gorton, born Aug. 3. 1805, m. Hiram Wood, Westfield, N. Y.

3427. SusANAH Gorton, born Dec. 29, 1807, m. Hiram Brown w. Westfield.

3428. Jepiah W. Gorton, born December 25, 1810, married Margaret Rising.

3429. Clarisa Gorton, born Jan. 6, 1813, m. Col. Morgan, Winfield JN. Y.

3430. Joseph Hibbard Gorton, born March 11, 1815, married Lydia Firman.

1238. JEDEDIAH' GORTON (Joseph' Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born at Norwich, Conn., January 15, 1788, married
Esther Sprague.

3431. Jedediah Gorton. Jr.. son DeForest Gorton, Plainfield, Ots., Co., N. Y.

1239. JOHN' GORTON (Joseph' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin' Sam-
uel'), born at Norwich, Conn., February 13, 1790. was married. He



314 THE GORTON FAMILY.

died in 1867. His first three children were born in Norwich ; the others
in Henrietta, N. Y.
Children :

3432. Levi Gorton, born January 12, 1814.

3433. Samuel Gorton, born September 21, 1815.

3434. William Gorton, born March 27, 1817.

3435. Almika Gorton, born March 2, 1S19.

3436. James T. Gorton, born January 29, 1824, married, continued.

3437. Ann Gorton, born March 26, 1826.

3438. Mariah Gorton, born March 7, 1832.

3439. Lucy Gorton, born November 22, 1836.

1234. HENRY* GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born April 13, 1796. died 1830; married, 1828, Nancy Maines,
of New York.
Children :

3440. Francis A. Gorton, born Sept. 27, 1829, married Harriet O. Kibbie.

1245. LEWIS" GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born March 9, 1800, died 1847; married October, 1826. He
was a mercliaiit at Marksville. La. Had seven children.

Children :

3441. Leonora Gorton, married and had children, a daui;hter born 184S.

3442. Lewis Gorton.

3443. LuciNDA Gorton.

3444. Gorton.

3445- Gorton.

3446. Lutelus Gorton.

3447. Letetia Gorton, born March i, 1836, married Dr. Thos. Newell, Water-

proof, La.

1246. ELUZAI' GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born April 27, 1802, died May 14, 1886; married, January
20, 1819. Alvah Carlton, born July 14, 1776.

Children : ""' '"-'•'••-«^™T«^•

3445. George L. Carlton, born Octol)er 26, 1821, married Nancy B. Buckus.

3449. Benjamin G. Carlton, born Maj 20, 1826, married Ann M. Buckley.

3450. Nancy L. Carlton, born 1837, married George Wells.

3451. Nancy L. Carlton, born 1837, married George Wells.

3452. Nathaniel Carlton, born December 21, 1839, died 1863, Union Soldier.

1248. CEPHAS' GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born August 18, 1806, died 1850; married Caroline Sargent.
Resided in New York.

Children :

3453. Amelia Gorton, married, left a son adopted by Wm. Potter.

3454. Benjamin Gorton, lived Williamsburgh and Brooklyn, d. 1885.

3455. Caroline .\. Gorton, married Richard L. Conklin.

3456. Cephas Gorton, was Deputy Sheriff at time of death.

3457. Emma Gorton, born 1836, married Alex. Gorton Patten, 3459-

1249. DRUSILLA' GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born August 20, 1808, died May 2, 1867; married,
November 16, 1831, Thomas Patton, born February 5, 1807, died Novem-
ber 25, 1890, a merchant of Troy, N. Y.

Children :

3458. James G. P.^tten, born December 23, 1833, married Fannie Bell.

3459. Alexander Gorton P.^tton, born June i, 1837, married Sarah Clickner.

son Thos., res. Troy, N. Y. ; (2) Emma Gorton, no child.

3460. George H. Patton, born March 31, 1839, died Aug. 30, 186 1.

3461. Anna J. Patton, born January 14, 1841, res. 122 Fourth St., Troy.

3462. Francis T. P.\tton, born April 4, 1843, married Barbara Schaffer.

3463. M.^ry D. Patton, born June 30, 1845, married William T, Crary.

3464. S.\RAH L. Patton, born Sept. 10, 1848. res. 122 Fourth St., Troy, N. Y.



SIXTH GEXERATION. 315

1250. ELISHA* GORTON (Benjamin' Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born at Troy, N. Y., March 24, 181 1, died August 22, 1894;
married Cornelia Xolan. who is living at Hopeton, Woods County, Okla-
homa. He owned and resided upon one hundred acres twelve miles
south of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma.

Children :

3465. Sarah C. Gorto.v, born 1852, married Peter Gottsch.

3466. Lewis C. Gorton, born May i, 1856. married Ella M. Whitlock.

3467. Mary J. Gorton, married Edward Taylor (2) Mr. Russell.

3468. LuciNDA C. Gorton, born November, 28, i860, married James Hall.

3469. Annie E. Gorton, born May 8, 1863, married Thomas M. Blue.

3470. LiLLiE L. Gorton, born February 17, 1870. married Chas. Elbert (2)

Wm. Close.

3471. Cornelia A. Gorton, born March 19. 1872, married Alfred S. West.

1251. JOSEPH' GORTON (Benjamin" Josephp* Benjamin' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born at Troy, N. Y., August 10. 1813, died July 23, 1889;
married (i) Pauline Cook, born March 10, 1810, died May i, 1842;
married (2), May 10, 1843, Olive Fuller Wilmarth, daughter of John
and Rachel (Fuller) Wilmarth, of Seekonk, Mass., born 1817, died
1874. Joseph was a merchant and postmaster at the Landing at Water-
proof, La.

Children :

3472. Pauline Gorton, born August i, 1844, married Rev. John F. Wynn.

3473. Alice Gorton, born January 11, 1847, married Rev. W. W. Drake.

3474. Olivk VVii makth Gorton, born February 26, 1849, died August 22, 1853.

3475. William D. A. Gorton, born .\pril 2, 1852, married R. Covington Wailes.

3476. Mary A. Gorton, born July 13, 1854, married Edmund W. Wailes.
3477- Joseph G. Gorton, born March 13. 1858, living at Goldman, La.

1252. MARY' GORTON (Benjamin* Joseph* Benjamin' Benjamin'

Samuel'), born May 29, 181 5, died July 21, 1850; married, September

22, 1840, Eben Miller, born September 26, 1799. He was a cotton

planter. Justice of the Peace and Notary Public at Waterproof, La.,

where he died March 26, 1868.

Children :

,478. Rali-h North Miller, born August 2, 1841, died November 17, 1842.

3479. Mary D. Miller, born March 13, 1843, married Wm M. Burnley.

3480. Cornelia Miller, born (Jctober 27, 1844, married Junius Courtney.

3481. Joseph G. Miller, born .\ug. 21, 1846. married Augusta M. Merrywater.

3482. Ella Miller, born July 7. 1848, died August 9, 1854.

1268. BENJAMIN' GREENE (Annie' Alice* Samuel' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born August 5. 1765, married, October 9, 1791, Lydia Fisher,
born May 8, 1767, at Woodstock, Conn. She died February 2, 1842.
He died July 11, 1852; both at Bloomfield, 111. They lived in Otsego
County, N. Y., where their children were born.

Children :

3483. Harriet Greene, born December 31, 1792, died August i, i793-

3484. Sabina Greene, born August 25, 1794. died August 26. i794-

3485. William Greene, born December 25, 179S. married Martha Blakesley.

3486. Polly Greene, born January 28, 1798, married Jacob Osborn.
^487. Catharine Greene, born October 10, i799. died July 2, 1810.

3488. Harriet Greene, born July 16, 1801, m. Dr. Young, had John and SmI.

3489. Dexter Greene, born January 18, 1803, died May 12, 1803.

3490. Christiana Greene, born May 14, 1805, died October 29, 1808.

3491. Thankful Greene, born June 19, 1808. died May 10, 1810.

3492. Lydia F. Greene, born June 19. 1808, married David R. Gregory.

3493. Nancy Greene, born June 17. 1810, died June 18, 1810.

3494. Catharine Greene, born Nov. 29, 1812, married Wm. H. Fessenden.

1269. THOMAS' GREENE (Annie* Alice* Samuel' Benjamin' Sam-
uel'), born at Warwick. May 27, 1767, married, December 7, 1794,



3i6 THE GORTON FAMILY.

Rebecca Lippitt. No. 1356, daug^hter of Abraham and Sarah (Arnold)
Lippitt. They lived in Otsego County, N. Y., where their children were
born. (Rebecca' Lippitt, Abraham* Waite' John* Waite' Mercy" Roger'
Williams.) (Rebecca' Lippitt. Abraham" Waite' Catharine' Charles'
Randair Holden.)
Children :

34<;5. Nancy Greene, born October 2R. 1797, married .Alfred Brooks.

3496. Moses Lii-imtt Greene, born May 18, 1799. died February 9. 1801.

3497. Thomas Greene, born November 16, 1800. died March 20, 18.21.

3498. Sallv L. Greene, born Aupust 4, 1802, married James Eaton.

3499. Benjamin Greene, born April 24, 1804, married Elizabeth A. Wells.

3500. Catharine Greene, born Dec. 17, 1805, married Frederick H, Bissel.

3501. Rebecca Greene, born March 6, 1808, died August 5, 1809.

3S02r Lyman Greene, born August 30, 181 1, married see "Greene Family."

3503. Harriet N. fiRFrvE born Aucust 2, 1816, married George Brownell.

1270. CATHARINE' GREENE (Annie* Alice* Samuel' Renjamin'
Samuel"), born at Warwick, October 20, 1769. died 1804; married Philip
Dexter, of Smithficld, R. L They lived at Killinkly. Conn. Philip
married (2) Judith Williams, of Pomfret, Conn., and had son. William.
Children :

3504. Benjamin Dexter, born 1789.

3505. Elizabeth Dexter, born 1792, unmarried.

3506. Ann Dexter, born 1795. unmarried.

3507. Lyman Dexter, born 1798.

3508. Jonathn Dexter, born 1800. died 1825.

3509. George Dexter, born 1802.

1274. ROSANNA* LOW (Stephen' Alice* Samuel' Benjamin' Sam-
uel'), born November 21, 1773. married (i) Charles Wells; after his
death she married (2). November 30. 1800. William Greene, son of
Godfrey and Frcelove (Greene) Greene. All the children but the first
one are by her last husband.

Children :

,^510. Harriot Wells, born July 31, 1796, married Simon Ray Greene, ^925.

3511. Mary Low Greene, born January 7, 1801, unmarried.

3512. SiSAN Hathaway Greene, born June 9. 1804, unmarried.

3513. Almira Greene, born July 10, 1807, married Edward G. Durfee.

3514. Charles Wells Greene, born November 22, 1810, unmarried.

3515. Catharine C. Greene, born April 13, 1813, married Stephen Warnei

(2) Geo. Anthony.

1275. STEPHEN' LOW, JR. (Stephen' Alice* Samuel' Benjamin'
Samuel'), born 1775, married, May 13, 1804. Ruth (Holden) Greene,
daughter of Judge and General Thomas and Freelove Holden, of Natia,
and widow of Captain Godfrey Greene. She was born February 22,
1770, and died July 4, 1848. Stephen was Justice of the Peace. He
died December 3, 1810, at Coventry in his 36th year.

Children:

3516. Anteliza Low, born December 23, 1805.

3517. Hope Ann Low, born January 20, 1807, married January 25, 1827.

3518. Lyman P. Low, March 2, 1808, married Marg. Brown (2) Harriet Hunt.

1286. ANNA' GORTON (Samuel' Samuel* Samuel' Benjamin' Sam-
uel'), born 1784, died February 6, 1832, in 44th year; married Rev.
Benjamin Chanders Grafton, who died January 12, 1858, aged 72 years,
4 months, at Cambridgeport, Mass. (Grace Church cemetery. Stone
Providence or Cranston.) He was a Baptist minister and preached in
Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Children :

35x9. Samuel G. Grafton, born June 12, 1822, married Mary L. Mclntire.

3520. Daniel Grafton, born March 30, 1814, married Angelina 5. Graggs.



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SIXTH GENERATIOxX. 317

3521. Sakah B. Grafton, born 1817, married Rev. Nathan A. Reed.

3522. Margaret Ann Grafton, born June lo, 1819, died August 21, 1844.

3523. Bf.nj. B. Grafto.v, born December 7, 1832, died February 1843.

3524. A.N-N JuDSON Grafton, born Aug. 6, 1826, married Rev. & Prof. Oakman.

1288. BEXJAMIN' GORTON (Thomas' Benjamin* Samuel' Benja-
min' Samuel'), born at West Greenwich. R. I., October 7, 1768, married
Tabatha Burton, daughter of Benjamin and Alice (Westcott) Burton.
He lived in Warwick, West Greenwich and Cranston.
Children :

3525. Thomas Gorton, born 1791. married twice.

3526. Bknjamin Gardner Gorton, bom March 3, 1799, died April 6, 1863.

3527. Celia A. Gorton, born Nov. 1803, m. George Peirce, son Albert, E. Gr.

3528. RoBv Wii-i.AMS Gorton, born Aug. 1807, married Cant. Chas. Pierce,

M. Weld. E. Gr.

3529. Caleb W. Gorton, m. Mary Menthall, son Benj. F., Artie Centre, R. I.

3530. Oceanna Gorton, married (i) Mr. Harrington, (2) Mr. Richmond.

3531. Jon Pearc K Gorton, married Miss Sweet; son Geo. W., lived in Idaho.

3532. Catharine Gorton, married Mr. Fry, seven children, res, unknown.

1290. SARAH' GORTON (Benjamin' Benjamin* Samuel' Benjamin'
Samuel'), married (l), January 11, 1798, her cousin, Benjamin Gorton,
son of Captain Samuel and Eunice (Austin) Gorton, who died the same
year of their marriage. A daughter. Avis, was born just before or just
after his death. She married (2) another cousin. Jared Gorton, son of
George and Lydia (Aylesworth) Gorton. She died in July, 1840.
Children :

3533- Avis Gorto.n, cannot learn regarding her.

3534- Thomas Gorton, who went west.

3535. Stewart Gorton, married, died leaving a wife and child.

3536. Mercy Gorton, died unmarried.
3537- Caroline Gorton, died unmarried.
3538. Levina Gorton, died unm.arried.
3539- LousiA Gorton, died unmarried.

1291. DUTEE' GORTON (Benjamin' Benjamin* Samuer Benjamin'
Samuel'), married in Rhode Island. July 2, 1797. his cousin, Mercy
Gorton, daughter of Captain Samuel and Eunice (Austin) Gorton.
She died, leaving three children. He married (2), prior to 1822, Thank-
ful Palmer. He moved from Rhode Island to New York State, settling



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