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nine hundred dollars in education, wherefore he was cut down in his father's will.
He became a clergj-man, leaving the reputation of being a superior and " very nice
man. '" He preached often, but was not settled, and d. early, with no ch.



)02 Baldwin Genealogy.

144. ABIEL* Ezras Jonathan,2b. March 26, and bapt. May 3,
1730, in Milforcl, Conn.; lived in Durham, Conn. He m., April 1,
1756, Mehitable Johnson, b. Sept. 16, 1733, dan. Deacon Benjamin
and Eunice, of Durham, Conn. lie d. Aug. 11, 1802; his wife d.
Feb. 17, 1813. He seems to have had lauds in Albany, N". Y.,
which he left to three of his children. All of his children, except
Aaron, removed to Durham, N. Y.

356. Rhoda, b. Jan. 25, 1757; d. May 30, 1766.

357. Jonathan, b. June 6, 1758. +

358. Eunice, b. Aug. 2, 1760; m. Selah Strong. +

359. Abiel, b. Aug. 28. 1762. +

360. Mehitable, b^iu Durham, Conn , May 21, 1764; m. William Torry, and

removed to Durham, N. Y., where she had eight ch. About 1808 to 1810, they
removed to one of the southwest counties of New York. Three ch. were: William,
John and Delia. He was an upright, hard-working farmer.

361. Curtiss, b. June 20, 1766. +

362. David, bapt. Dec. 4, 1767, or is it 8? b. Nov. 23, 1768, says Rev. Dwight;
m. Julia Chittenden, from North Guilford to Durham, N. Y,, and sister of Polly,
wife of his brother Curtiss. He lived in Durham, N. Y. He had no ch. ; adopted
two of his nephews, who d. y. He was a man of very remarkable memory, called
by his minister his "Concordance;" a farrier, but a very competent land surveyor.
It seemed, it is said, as if he could remember all he ever read. Having no ch. , he
interested himself in all the children of a town nearly thirty miles long, to get them
into Sabbath School. He was a Deacon and a pillar in the Church. He d. March
26, 1841.

363. Aaron, b. Nov. 8, 1770.+

364. Ruth, b. Oct. 30, and bapt. Nov. 2, 1772; m. Leverett Chittenden. +

365. Seth, b. April 27, and bapt. April 30, 1775.+

146. EBENEZER*Ezra3 Jonathan,'^ bapt. in Durham, Conn.,
March 9, 173i. He removed to Granville, Mass., before March 5,
1759, when he m. Lois Wetmore, of Middletown, Conn. The
Worcester Mss., by error, calls him Elnathau, and says he was
probably b. in Milford, and d. in Granville about 1813, aged 70 or
80. This error made me much labor, in Milford, among the
Elnathans. The Mss. is correct in names of sons. His will, dated
June 7, 1819, proved Oct. 7, of the same year, is in Springfield,
Mass. He d. in Granville. He gives to his children :

371. Stephen, eldest $1.+

373. Samuel 2nd, $1.+

373. John 3rd, $1; a farmer; lived and d. in Canaudaigua, N. Y., and left ch.

374; Elnathan, deceased, heirs $1.+

375. Lois, called, in her father's will, Lois Olds, and |5 given to her ch. ; called
in the Worcester Mss. Mary, and said to have m. Col. Benjamin Olds, of Rowe, Vt.
b. in Granville, s. Benjamin, who m. 2"J, the widow of Elnathan. The Worcester



Joseph, of Milford, Conn., and Hadley, Mass. 503

Mss. does not give his children, but said he had brothers: Thaddcus, living in Ver-
mont; Joseph, a lawyer, lived and d. in Circleville, Ohio, leaving three sons, Joseph,
an eminent lawyer there, and others stndjing professions; Gamaliel, a settled min-
ister in Greenfield, Mass. , then Professor in Amherst College, and next Professor in
the Institution at Andover, N. Y. — means likely Massachusetts.

376. Millicent's children, or husband, f 130, though the "Worcester Mss. says
she d. unm.

377. Eunice. Lands bounded by Lyman Baldwin's. At thirty-four, she was
unm. (date of letter in Worcester, Mass.)

378. Wetmore, youngest, executor with Lyman Baldwin, cousin of Wetmore. +

147. EZRA^ Ezra^ Jonathan,- bapt. in Durliam, Conn., May 8,
1737 ; m., May 16, 1764, Elizabeth Lyman, of Durham, dan. Thomas
and Ann, and bapt. March 7, 174f ; joined the Church in Gran-
ville, Mass., by letter, June, 1764.

379. Ezra, m., Ijut no ch.

380. Lyman. +

148. KOAH ^ Ezra^ Jonathan,^ b. Sept. 10, 1738 ; bapt. Sept. 2,
1739, in Durham, Conn.; m., July 30, 1760, Mehitable Parmelee,
bapt. Sept. 9, 1742, and dau. Hezekiah ; she d. Feb. 18, 1782. He
lived in Durham. His will is dated Feb. 11, 1803, and proved
June 29, 1812. He d. Jan. 9, 1812. Feb. 23, 1812, James is ap-
pointed adm'r of Mehitable, who, "a few days after childbirth
and the death of her child, to the great loss of her husband and
children and friends, died herself, Feb. 18, 1782, in the 40 year of
her age." Xoah was Deacon. Two of the daughters also removed,
who m. Hulls.

381. Phebe, b. June 3, 1761; d., Church Kecord says 5th, and Town Record
says 4th June, 1761.

382. Hannah, b. Dec. 15, 1762; d. Feb. 4, 1763.
' 383. Phebe, b. Dec. 4, 1763; d. Dec. 81, 1763.

384. Sarah, b. in Durham, Conn., Nov. 13, 1765; m., Feb. 4, 1781, .John Hull,
b. Nov. 18, 1756, and settled in Durham, N. Y. She d. July 28, 1838; he, Oct. 29,
1832. Children: Sarah, m. 1st, Root, who d. leaving no ch., and she m. 2nd, Harry
Avery, of Windham, Greene county, N. Y. , and settled in Greenville, N. Y. ; Han-
nah m. Hitchcock, and d. in Windham, Greene county, X. Y. ; Naucj', m. Peck,
and d. in Durham, N. Y. ; Eliezur, m. his second cousin Anna Strong, and had a
large family (see No. 849); Luman, m. and d. in Durham, N. Y., had a s. Anson,
who m. a Strong, gr. dau. Eunice Baldwin, who m. a Strong — all lived in Greene
county, N. Y.

385. Noah, b. Feb. 20, and bapt. Feb. 28, 1768. +

386. James, b. Dec. 3. and bapt. Dec. 10, 1769. -l-

387. Hezekiah, b. Aug. 18, 1771; bapt. Sept. 1, 1771, and d. Dec. 30, 1831. He
m. Rachel Stow, says .James Baldwin, moved to Durham, N. Y., and d. there; no
ch. Rev. Dwight says he m. Rachel Parmely, who m. 2nd, as his second wife,
Jehiel Cooley.



504 Baldwin Genealogy.

388. Adah, b. April 13, aud bapt. April 18, 1773, and moved to Durham, N. Y. ;
m. , in middle life, Christopher Post, aud d. childless.

389. Hannah, bapt- in Durham, Conn., Nov. 27, 1774; m. Stephen Tibbals, of
that place. They removed to Durham, N. Y., about 1795 or 1796. Children: Sally,
m. Leverett Bryant, and moved to Volney, Oswego county, N. Y. ; Almon, d. in
childhood; Samuel, m., but,d. without issue; Stephen, living, in 1876, near Pough-
keepsie, N. Y. ; Rlioda, d. uum. ; and Betsey, d. unm.

390. Mehitable, b. June 22, 1776. m. Luther Hayes, a saddler, of Durham,
N. Y. ; had a family of ch.

391. Rhoda, b. in Durham, Conn. ; m. Constant Bushnell, of Saybrook, Conn. ;
moved to Greene county, N. Y. ; thence to Marshall, Mich. Children : Jonas,
Rachel, Linus, Andrew and Noah.

150. AMOS * Ezra ^ Jonathan," bapt. in Durham, Conn., April
22, 1734; removed to Granville, Mass., about 1750 to 1760; m.
Margary Munson, dau. Ephraim Muuson and Comfort Bishop his
wife, of Granby, Conn,, as appears from a deed in the Springfield
Records, 1796, to I^athaniel Bancroft, clothier. His will, dated
Jan. 7, 1829, proved in 1836, remembers his six children.

393. Amos, m. Anna Hamilton, of Tolland, Mass. Children : (955) Watson
Sylvester, in 1829, legatee of his grandfather; iu June, 1839, his own estate is
committed to his brother John Kent ; and (956) a daugliter, d. y. ; (957) a daughter,
m. John Kent, of Springfield, Mass., who is said to have the Familj^ Record.

394. Curtiss, b. Aug. 11, 1769.+

395. Ruth.

396. Rizpah.

397. Orpha.

398. Son, unnamed, but in the will no doubt Truman, b. Sept. 27, 1780. +

151. ELXATHA:N' * Ezra 3 Jonathan,^ bapt. in Durham, Conn.,
May 25, 1746. Returned to Milford, Conn., in consequence of
receiving property from his relatives in Milford. He d. Nov. 18,
1832, aged 87. His s. Samuel was his adm'r. He may have lived
at Granville for awhile.

399. Son, j ^^,. ^ ^^^^ ^ ^.^g^ ^. j^ j.^^ jj j^g^

400. Daughter, S

401. Elnathan.+

402. Son, ) ^^^jj^ infants, d. June 19, 1788.

403. Son, )

404. Samuel. 4-

He may have had other children. The venerable David L.
Baldwin, of Milford, thinks he had three sons and several daugh-
ters, all dead, and "considerable property." Rev. Dwight says
Elhatlian was adopted by his Uncle Noah.



Joseph, of 3filfor(f, Conn., and Hadley, Mass. 50<^

152. REUBEN* Ezra ^ Jonathan, - bapt. in Durham, Conn.,
April 3, 1749, yet the Town Records say he was b. April 29, 1749 ;
m., May 29, 1773, Eunice Camp, of Durham, bapt. Oct. 13, 1745,
dau. Abraham and Martha Camp.

405. Ezra, bapt. March 27, 1773; d. November, 1790, aged U.(?)

His l^twife d. Sept. 2, 1778, aged 35; and he m. 2^'^' June 4,
1782, Mrs. Mable (Lord) Jones, who d. Dec. 31, 1827, aged 74.

406. Gad, b. Dec. 31, 1783; d. January, 1784.

407. Eunice, b. June 35, 1785; d. Feb. 16, 1860, and her tombstone, in Durham,
Conn., says "she was the last surviving descendant of Reuben Baldwin, and the
last surviving resident in Durham of that ancient and once numerous family of
Baldwins, whose remains lie interred beneath the adjoining monuments, erected to
their memorj'."

408. Charles, entered Yale College, but shortly after lost his eyesight, and d.
in middle life ; no ch.

409. Annie, d. num. in middle life.

Reuben d. Dec. 31, 1834, aged 85.

154. SAMUEL * Samuel 3 David 2 Joseph,! b. May 10, 1713, in
Milford, Conn.; settled in New Milford, Conn., where he m., Oct.
31, 1739, Grace Buck, dau. Enoch, of that place.

410. Amos, b. Oct. 30, 1740; entry of death of Amon, Aug. 5, 1741.

411. Sarah, b. Sept. 33, 1741.

412. Amos, b. Feb. 31, 174f.4-

413. Esther, b. Aug. 30, 1746; m. Asahcl .

414. Nathan, b. July 17, 1748; m. and had two daus., but no sons, says the
statement of Mrs. Amos.

415. Eunis, b. April 3, 1750.

416. Tubah (daughter), b. Dec. 36, 1753.

417. Abigail, b. Dec. 30, 1754.

418. Lois, Jan. 33, 1758.

419. Chloe, b. April 6, 1760, but bapt. April 3, 1760, if the Records are to be
believed.

One of these daughters, it is said, m. Barnes, and one m. Gilbert.
Mrs. Barnes Ilawley, care of Samuel Fuller, Richmondville, Scho-
horie county, X. Y., is living in 1875 ; she is a grand-daughter of
Samuel. The accounts from " Grandmother," (Mrs. Amos,) fur-
ther says one of the girls m. a Baldwin named David, who lived
in "Meredith Square," and had several sons.

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o06 Baldwin Genealogy.

155. GAMALIEL ^ Samuel 3 David 2 b. in Milford, Conn., Sept.
11, 1716 ; he settled in IN'ew Milford, and d. there, where he joined
the Church, Aug. 30, 1741. He m. Rebecca Stebbins. His estate
was distributed to his widow and the children below ; adminis-
tration was granted Dec. 8, 1766:

420. Samuel, b. March 21, 174|; His estate was, in 1779, distributed in Dan-
bury Probate to his brothers and sisters.

421. Mary, b. January, 174.4; had m., before April, 1771, Jonathan Giddirgs.

422. Isaac may have been the unnamed son bapt. May 6, 1753. +

423. Eachel, m. Rev. Medad Rogers. +

156. ISRAEL* Samuel 3 David,2b. in Milford, Conn., Oct. 31,
1718 ; m. widow Hannah Chatterton, of New Haven, Oct. 17, 1748,
of "Amitie" parish. He had ear-mark in New Haven, Jan. 23,
174|. He removed to New Milford, where he, with his brothers,
inherited his father's lands. He was there Deacon in the " Strict
Congregational," or "Separatist" Church. He d. July 1, 1797, in
his 79th year; his widow Hannah d. Dec. 27, 1812, aged 90. His
epitaph reads as follows :

' ' Life makes the soul dependent on the dust ;
Death gives her wings
To mount above the spheres;
Feeble nature may drop a tear,
While reason and religion, better taught.
Congratulate the dead,
And crown the tomb
With wreath triumphant."

His children were :

424. Israel, b. 1761.+

425. John. +

426. Abiel.+

427. Hannah, m. Dayton.

428. Jane, m. Chamberlain.

429. Mercy, d. uum. in 1823, and wills to sisters Hannah and Content.

430. Content.

158. ARIEL* Samuel 3 David,2 b. in Milford, Conn., Nov. 22,
1724; settled in New Milford, Conn,, where he m., Dec. 12, 1749,
Rachel Buck. He d. Sept. 8, 1754.

431. Joel, b. Sept. 27, 1750.

432. Abigail, b. Dec. 5, 1752; d. June 4, 1754.



Joseph^ of Milford, Conn., and Hadley, 3Iass, 50'i

161. DAVID* David 3 David;^ b. in Milford, Oct. 23, 1712 ; set-
tled in Litchtield, Conn.; he m. Hannah Cantield. His will is dated
May 21, 1778 ; hers, N'ov. 11, 1785.

433. George, b. Xov. 21, 1734; administration Sept. 6, 1803, as of Torrington,
Conn., and distribution to his wife Tr^-pliena, and to Iiis two brothers and three
sisters. His wife d. Jan. 3, 1832. Tliey had no ch.

434. Hannah, b. Dec. 1, 1737; m. Capt. Abraham Bradley.

435. Abigail, b. in Litchtield, Conn., Feb. 8, 1740; m. Lawrence Wessells ; she
had George Baldwin, and other ch.

436. David, b. Sept. 3, 1743; d. a soldier in the French war, without issue.

437. Samuel Wilkinson, b. Aug. 6, 1745. +

438. Phinehas, m. Mary Cooke: no ch. As "Captain," his estate goes, July 3,
1817, to his w. ; to Judson Baldwin Miller, s. Samuel; to the w. and ch. of Nathan
Cook; and to George Baldwin Wessells.

439. Lois, m. Capt. Isaac McNeil, whom she survived.

id2. ISAAC* David 3 David,^ b. in Milford, Conn., Feb. 22,
171|. He graduated at Yale in 1735 ; he was first a clergyman,
then a lawyer, and as he advanced in life, a farmer. He lived in
Litchfield, Conn., where he was Clerk of the Court from 1751 to
to 1793. He m., in 1751, Ann Collins, b. Aug. 24, 1725, dau. Rev.
Timothy, the first minister of Litchfield, and his wife Elizabeth
(Hyde) Collins. He was a licentiate of the Hartford I^orth Asso-
ciation, Oct. 4, 1737. He d. Jan. 15, 1805 ; his wife. May 15, 1791.
He was a Member of the Legislature from 1745 to 1766. I think
there is a biography of him in the "History of Litchfield," by
Hon. George Woodrufi, but the book is not accessible to me.

440. Elizabeth, b. Nov. 6, 1751; m. Samuel Sheldon of Troy, N. Y., her third
cousin according to one account I have ; another says, Elisha Sheldon, a large landed
proprietor in Sheldon, Vt., and, during the war of 1812, a manufacturer.

441. Isaac, b, Nov. 12, 1753. Yale College, 1774. +

442. Ashbel, b. March 7, 1757. Yale College, 1776. He served as Quarter-
master in the Revolutionary war. In 1785, he was ordained an Episcopal minister,
by Bishop Seabury, the tirst Episcopal ordination in this country. He was minister
in Stratford, Conn., from 1792 to 1834. He afterward officiated at Walliugford,
3Ieriden, North Haven and Oxford until 1832, when he became disabled by age.
He had then preached about ten thousand times, bapt. three thousand and ten,
married six hundred couples, and assi-sted at the burial of about three thousand
persons. He was a very popular man ; familiar and known to all ; jolly and affable.
A slight lameness did not keep him from priding himself on getting the first kiss
from the bride. He d. at Eochester, N. Y., Feb. 8, 1846. He m., liut had no ch.
A fair sample of his general popularity is, that, an Episcopalian, he m. my mother,
a Presbyterian, to my father, a Methodist.



508 Baldwin Genealogy.

443. Mary, b. Jau. 20, 1761, m. Timothj^ Leonard. +

444. Annie, b. Januar)', 1764; d. 1765.

445. Horace, b. Sept. 27, 1765. +

446. Frederick, b. Sept. 1, 1769; d. Sept. 4, 1769.

166. ABNER* David 3 David, 2 b. in Durham, Couii., May 27,
1726 ; he settled in Litchfield, Conn. He m., Jan. 10, 1754, Anne
Marsh, dau. William, of Hartford. He d. April 26, 1781.

447. William, b. Feb. 28, 1755. +

448. Abner, b. March 16, 1756. +

449. .James, b. Nov. 12, 1758.4-

450. David, b. March 14, 1761; d. 1771, from a kick by a horse.

451. John, b. Jan. 22, 1763; drowned June 3, 1764.

452. John, b. June 3, 1764; m. Sally De Wolf; lived and d. in Litchfield,
having ch. : Elislia, unni., and three daus.

453. Charles, b. May 8, 1766. +

454. Susanna, b. Oct. 17, 1769; m. Asa Sanford, of Litchfield.

■455. Anne, b. March 24, 1771; m. Thaddeus Landin, of Litchfield, Conn., and
Grand Isle, Vt.

456. David, b. .July 30, 1773 (twin); d. 1773.

457. Darius, b. July 30, 1773 (twin); d. 1773.

458. David, b. Feb. 20, 1776; d. Aug. 20, 1776.

, 172. XATHAN* JSTathan^ David,^ bapt. in Milford, Conn., Sept.
24, 1721 ; continued to live in Milford. He m. Eunice Mallet, says
his grandson, David L. He d. aged 88 ; his wife, aged 90. He d.
May 9, 1804.

459. Avis, d. unm.

460. Content, m. Elias Carrington ; d. before 1802, leaving ch.

461. Mary, m. William Durand.

462. Nathan, b. Nov. 8, 1755. +

468. David, d. in the Revolution, in Prison Ship, and his death "heard of," as
appears in Milford Town Records, Feb. 5, 1780.

464.'^ Lewis, bapt. Jan. 15, 1765, in the Episcopal Church, in Huntington. He
also d. in the Revolution, either in Prison Ship or in 3Iilford, in consecxuence of his
confinement there.

465. Richard, bapt. March 27, 1768, in Huntington; d. unm. April 3, 1834, in
. his 68th year.

466. Abel, bajit. in Huntington, Feb. 24, 1772; he d. Sept. 1, 1802; unm.

173. DAVID* Nathan 3 David,-^ bapt. in Milford, Conn., March
1, 1724. Yale College, 1748. He had from his father, besides his
learning, twenty shillings. He was the " ^lajor David '" of Milford



Joseph, of Jlilford, Conn., and Hadley, 31ass. 50t

Records. He lived and d. in Milford. He m. Olive Mallet, Feb.
2, 1764, and had

467. Elihu, b. Nov. 28, 1764; bapt. .Jan. 15, 1765, in Hvintington Episcopal
niurch. I suppose him to be the one who d. Sept. 3, 1831, aged 59, it is said, at
Milford, and the age to be incorrect.

468. Elizabeth, b. Oct. 20, 1768; bapt. in Huntington Episcopal Church, Nov.
5, 1769.

He d. May 4, 1784, in a lit, and his Avidow Avis was his admin-
istratrix, representing the estate insolvent. Was she Avis Durand,
who m. Feb. 16, 1784? I believe the children to have d. without
issue, as his relative David L. Baldwin thinks.

176. ELIHU ^ Xathan 3 David,-^ bapt. in Milford, Conn., April
25, 1731 ; he d. in Milford, May 1, 1817. He m. 1^*' Abigail Gun,
who d. Oct. 9, 1784, in her 47th year. His will remembers the
children of her brothers Isaac and John, and also her neice Catli-
arme, w. of Thaddeus Baldwin. He ra. 2"'*' soon after Phebe ; she
d. May, 1821, aged 59, and the following children were all hers:

469. Abigail Gun, bapt. in Milford, Conn., Oct. 3, 1785; m., Sept. 20, 1809,
Samuel Stow, of Milford, Conn., as his 1st wife. He was s. William, and b. Oct.,
3, 1785. She d. :May 26, 1844. and he m. 3nd, Julia Lewis, who d. Oct. 8, 1865; he
d. July 5, 1870. Cliilf^i"^": Grace Ann, June 9, 1813, m., Nov. 14, 1832, Ja.soa
Clark, of Milford; William, Sept. 20, 1815, d. unm April 26, 1847; Elizabeth, Oct.
5, 1817, d. unm. Oct. 11, 1847; Celia, Dec. 8, 1819, m., Aug. 25, 1839, Samuel A.
Miles, of 3Iilf()rd, and she d. May 20, 1847; Phoebe, October, 1821, m. 1st, Sept. 10,
1840, William Buell, and 2>"i. June 11, 1863, Richard II. Hine; Augusta M.. Feb.
27, 1825, m., Oct. 2, 1848, N. D. Porter, and she d. with her tir.st ch. in childbed;
Theodore, Sept. 11, 1827; m., 18, 1853, Elizabeth Baldwin, 7 of Milford, Mar-
cus 6 Nathan 5 Nathan ' Nathan 3 David ^ Joseph. i"

470. Elihu. bapt. May 20, 1787; d. y.

' 471. David, bapt. Jan. 25, 1789; d. Oct. 16, 1821, unm.

472. Samuel, bapt. July 10, 1791. +

473. Elihu, b. June 20, 1792. +

474. Elizabeth, bapt. March 12, 1794; n\. Joseph Piatt.

475. Phebe, bapt. July 1, 1798; m. George R. lugersoll.

476. 3Iary Ann, bapt. Oct. 12, 1800; m. Richard Piatt.

179. CONTEXT ^Xathan 3 David,2b. in Milford, Conn., Sept.
12, 1740; m. Jonathan Fowler, b. Aug. 11, 1735, and brother of
William, who m. her sister Eunice. He d. Sept. 21, 1789; she,
June 19, 1821.

483. Content, m. Elijah Bryan: moved to Granville, Ohio, and had ch. : Elihu,
Content, Lucy, Amanda, Betsey, Elijah F., Patty and Content, some of whom are
.said to have been living there in 1874. One of them, living there in July, 1880, is



510 Baldwin Genealogy.

Elijah F., M.D., one of Granville's most respected citizens. The father was a
soldier in the Revolution from 1776 to 1783, and d. Jan. 12, 1844.

*484. Comfort, m. Benjamin Feun; .settled in Tallmadge, Ohio, and had ch. :
Benjamin F. , Sarah, Alfred, Nathan, Luciuda, Jonathan, Hannah, Clemens and
Elmira.

485. Abigail, m. Samuel Fenn ; settled in Plymouth, Conn. Children : Louisa
and Hart Fowler.

486. Martha, m. Barnabas Woodcock ; settled-in Milford, and had ch. : Alma,
Patty Ann, Sarah, Martha, Mary, 2artholomew, Hannah, Elizabeth and Benjamin
Fowler.

487. Hannah, m. John Bryan, and settled in Orange, Conn.

488. Jonathan, b. Dec. 31, 1774; d. unm.

489. Josiah, b. April 21, 1777; m. Rebecca Clark; settled in Orange, and one
s. is now, 1874, living in Milford.

180. JOSEPH 5 Joseph* Joseph ^ Joseph ^ Joseph,^ of Maiden,
Mass., b. Jan. 10, 1718 ; m., Oct. 27, 1742, Mary Potter, of Lynn,

*484. COMFORT, ui. Benjamin Fenn. This Benjamin Fenn was of the line described on pages 49 — 51,
as follows :

1. Hon. Benjamin Fenn, m. Sarali Baldwin, and d. 1672.

2. Benjamin Fenn, bapt. 1640, and d. 1689.

3. Deacon Benjamin Fenn, bapt. 1667, but b. 1662, and d. 1732.

4. Capt. Benjamin Fenn, b. 1690, and d. 1770.

5. Col. Benjamin Fenn, b. 1720, and d. 1778.

6. Lieut. Benjamin Fenn, b. 1742, and d. Oct. 27, 1780, at 3S yrs. of age by his tombstone in Mil-
ford, Conn.; and by Family Record Lieut. Benjamin had ch. :

Benjamin, Ma3- 14, 1766, who m. Comfort Fowler, above, and d. July 10, 1817.

Peck, Feb. 28, 1768, of whom hereafter.

Treat, March 10, 1770; d. Feb. 21, ls06.

Sarah, Feb. 28, 1773; d. Oct. 26, 1796.

Clemence, April 13, 1775; d. Oct. 6, 1776.

William, April 5, 1777.

Richard, July 4, 1779; d. Feb. 20, 1S6S.

PECK FENN, of the seventh generation, also settled in Tallmadge, Ohio; b. in Milford, Conn., Feb. 28,
17CS. He m., Jan. 28, 1794, Urania Durand, of Milford, b. Nov. 23, 1769. She d. Sept. 15, 1862; he, March
12,1824. They had ch.:

Miranda, Xov. 3, 1794; d. March 11, 1796.

William Peck, May 1, 1796; m., June 4, 1818, Susan Smith, and d. April 15, 1S24.

Miranda, Jan. 1, 1798; m., March 10, 1820, Anson Ashley, of Tallmadge. As a widow, she lives
there with her ch. in August, ISSO.

Harvey, Dec. 7, 1799; m., April 18, 1822, Sintha Beach, and d. July 14, 1873. They lived in Sullivan,
Ohio. He and his ch. are d., but he has one or more gr. ch. li\ ing.

Joseph, March 2, 1802; m., Sept. 6, 1827, Nancy Caruthers, and d. July 10, 1846. He had ch.; Cla-
rinda, m. J. VV. Upson, a prosperous gentleman, of Cleveland, Ohio, engaged in mining and selling
coal; and they have ch. Joseph's second ch. was Harriet, who m. W. F. Saunders, of Helena, Montana.

Clarinda, April 22, 1S04; m-., Sept. 18, 1823, Francis H. Wright of Tallmadge, ahd had a dau. Eliza,
who m. Abel B. Berry, of Connecticut.

Eliza, April 12, 1806; m.. May 21, 1829, Francis H. Wright, last named, and had: (1) Clarinda, who
m. 1st, Mr. Sperry, of Tallmadge, and has a dau. Harriet, and 2nd, Mr. Spellman, of Sullivan, in 1880 of
Tallmadge; (2) Harriet, who m. James E. Baldwin, who will be found on page 381 of this volume; 3rd,
Martha, whom. J. Park Alexander, of Akron, Summit county, Ohio; and (4) Francis IL

Sereno, Julj- 8, 1809, of whom hereafter.

Alpheus Andrew, Feb. 5, 1817; m., April 11, 1833, Anna Caruthers. In August, 1880, they live in
Tallmadge. Their ch. are; Mary, m. William Trowbridge, of Connecticut, she is a widow; Joseph, m.
and living in New York City; William, m. and living in New York City; and Caroline, m.



Joseph, of 3Iilford, Conn., and Hadley, 3Iass. 511

b. 1718, and d. Jan, 7, 1795, aged 77. He moved from Charlton to
Spencer, Mass., after 1758, and before 1761. He d. June 3, 1790,
aged 73.

490. Joseph.

491. Samuel, settled in Spoiifcr; he m., Aug. 19, 1790, Elizabeth Livermore;
she d., and he m. 3'ni. lluldah Ilaniiltou, of Brookfield, .Mass., .July 16, 1T96. Did
he not have the ch. : Samuel, of Leicester (adjoiuiug Spencer), where his will, iu
1836, gave to his brother James, and sisters Anna and Mehitable?

493. Aaron.

493. Simeon.

494. William.

495. Levi, 1756, of Spencer, Mass. +

496. Zerubbabel, b. 1758. +

497. Sarah, in Spencer, 1761.

Aaron and Simeon do not appear in Draper's "History of
Spencer," and perhaps died young.

SEREN'O FEXX, of the eiirhth generation, h. July 8, 1809; m. Sept. 27, lS-52, Eliza Caruthers, dau. John
of Talhiiadg^e; there from Pennsylvania. In August, 1880, he resides in Tallriiadge. His eh. are:

Anna E., July 1, 1833; m., Nov. 22, 1860, Lewis W. Ford, of Cleveland, Ohio, where they reside in
August, 1880. Lewis W. Ford is s. of Cyrus and Clarissa (Whitemarsh) Ford; Cyrus being the s. of

Hezekiah and (Cobb) Ford. The Fords, Whitniarsh and Cobb, were from Cummington, Mass.;

the Fords being descendants of those earl}- in the Plymouth Colony. Mr. L. W. Ford is a graduate of
Yale College, 1854, and of Harvard Law School, 18.57. He then became a tutor in Vale College, and



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