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titwn N. Y. ; Benjamin Truman, a sketch of whom
fdllows ; and Eunice, bom Feb. 19, 1793, married
llcniaii Tyrrell.

licnjainin Truman Hitchcock, son of Benjamin
;iIm)vc, and the father of the subject proper of this
>kctcli, was born Aug. 9, 1791, at Waterbury, Conn.
lie was a farmer and land owner at East Farms,
town of Waterbury, died there, and was buried in
East Farms cemetery ; a member of the Congrega-
tional Church, he was a devout Christian, a good
and worthy man, in politics he was an old-line
Whig.

On Feb. 22, 1815, Benjamin T. Hitchcock mar-
ried Julia Frisbie, who was born in Waterbury, a
daughter of Daniel Frisbie, sketch of whom appears
elsewhere, and the names and dates of the birth of
their children are as follows : Eliza Finette, July
18, 1816, married J. C. Beach, and is still living;
Edward M. ; Shelton Truman, sketch of whom fol-
lows; Juliette, born July 4. 1828, died in 1831 : El-
more William, May 13, 1833; and George Benja-
min, a sketch of whom follows.

Sheldon Truman Hitchcock, son of Benjamin
Truman, and the subject of this memoir, was bom
Dec. 13, 1822, at the homestead in town of Water-
bury, and received his education in part at the dis-
trict schools, and in part at a private school. Un-
til he was thirty-three years old he worked for his
father, and then bought the Maple Lake farm, on
the old turnpike near Judge Hill, town of Wolcott,
known first as the Lewis farms ; it is a tract of 400
acres, and the house was formerly a hotel owned
by Reuben Lewis. Here Mr. Hitchcock has lived
for forty-five years, during which time he has made
vast improvements and has added "300 acres to the
original place, so that the farm lies in the towns of
Cheshire and Wolcott. Besides general farming,
including dairying and stock raising, he deals
largely in wood, and he is noted for honesty and in-
tegrity in all his transactions.

On Oct. 26, 1855. Shelton T. Hitchcock was
married to Cornelia C. Andrews, who was born in
the town of Wolcott, Aug. 22. 1833, a daughter of
Chester and Olive L. (Bassett) Andrews, and
granddaughter of Luther and Martha (Thomas)
Andrews. She is a lady of refinement, a good
mother, wife and helpmeet in every sense of the
word. Children were born to this honored couple
as follows: Jennie J., born ^larch 25, 1857. mar-
ried William "R. Steele, of Waterbury; Xettie C,
born Aug. 22, i860, married George J- Alexander;
Eva, born Sept. i, 1862. died Sept. 8, 1862; and
Elbert, bom Nov. 7, 1867, died Jan. i, 1888. The
last named was a young man of excellent repute,
highly educated and clever, and his taking away
so early in life was a sad bereavement to his par-
ents and friends. Mrs. Martha (Thomas) An-
drews, grandmother of Mrs. Hitchcock, was a sis-
t-er of Scth Thomas, the noted clock manufacturer
of Thomaston, Conn., while the wife of Setii
Thomas was Laura Andrews, a sister of Luther



-Viidrews, and daughter of William Andrews, a
captain in the Revolutionary army. Albert A. An-
drews, brother of Mrs. Hitchcock, served three
years in the Civil war, and now lives in Brooklvn,
New York.

In politics 3,1 r. Hitchcock is a stanch Democrat,
and has filled several positions of honor and trust

■ in the gift of his party, but at all times represented
the people, regardless of politics. He was elected
to the State Legislature six terms, namely : 1859,
1 87 1, 1872, 1874, 1878 and 1879, and sat in the old
house at Hartford the last time, and at the first
session in the new house, also the last session in the
old New Haven house. For twelve years he served
as a member of the board of selectmen for the town
of Wolcott, during several of which years he was

i its chairman ; was a member of the board of relief ;
has served as assessor; and was elected grand juror
and justice of the peace, but declined these offices.
He is very domestic in his life and habits, and tem-
perate in all things. In business matters he is con-

' ceded to be the most successful farmer in Wolcott,
and by hard work, judicious management and
sound judgment he has earned a comfortable com-
petence.

George Benjamin Hitchcock, brother of Shelton
T., was bom Sept. 16, 1838, on the home farm, in
the town of Waterbury, and all his life has engaged

■ in agricultural pursuits on the ^Meriden road. He
married Helen Alexander, daughter of John Alex-

I ander, and sister to George J. Alexander, of Wat-
erbury, and three children have come to their union :
Irving, born in 1869, died in 1881 ; Warren B., born
in 1872, was married in 1892 to Helen S. Frost,
adopted daughter of Mrs. Charles Frost ; and Fan-
nie, bom in 1882, is living at home. Mrs. Hitch-
cock is a member of the Congregational Church at
Waterbury.

HENRY B. GRISWOLD, retired, who during
his active years was one of the best known bu?iness
men of Guilford, was born in that town Nov. 25,
1824, son of Joel and Polly (Bartlett) Griswold.

Mr. Griswold commenced his studies in the
home district, and completed his studies with two
terms in a select school. As he was the eldest son,
he had to help his father in the work, and remained
at home until he reached his majority, when he mar-
ried and removed to Clinton, where he was a farmer

•■ for some years. Returning to Guilford he became
employed on a tract of land near the old homestead,
on which he made extensive improvements and also

I took up the lumbering business. At first he cut and
furnished ties and timber for the New York, New
Haven & Hartford Shore Line. He cut and shipped
timber for the construction of the largest sailing ves-
sel built in America, and in all furnished timber for
more than thirtv shios. Later he branched out more
extensively, organizing the Griswold Lumber Co.,
with headquarters at Chicasro. of which he was
president and his son H. W. secretary and treas-



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urer. The company did a business of more than
$100,000 a year, furnishing more than ten miihon
feet of white oak timber for the Michigan Central
railroad ; considerable for the Grand Trunk rail-
road ; and also supplying the World's Fair with a
large quantity of timber. They thoroughly investi-
gated the lumber resources of the West, from Win-
nipeg to Texas, and had altogether twenty-five
mills in different parts of the country, their mill
products going to all parts of the world. Our
subject furnished piles for a number of docks in
New York, and timber for many of the elevators
of that city. During the time he was in business
he dealt with many railroad men in the United
States and Canada, and has met many of the lead-
ing men of the country. He refused an offer of the
Canadian Pacific railroad to look after their lum-
.ber interests, at a salary of $3,000 a year. He
spent one winter and part of several summers in
the Adirondacks, in the interest of Thomas C.
Durant, the builder of the Union Pacific railroad,
locating an old survey for a railroad from Saratoga
to Sacket's Harbor, on Lake Ontario, stocking his
mills, and looking over timber lands, of which he
had six hundred thousand acres. During the Civil
war Mr. Griswold furnished the government with
timber for war vessels then building, as well as for
docks. Mr. Griswold is a reader of character, antl
a keen judge of men and events. He worked hard
at whatever he had in hand, and commanded the
respect of his fellow men in every walk of life.

Mr. Griswold married, Nov. 25, 1845, Miss
Polly E. Wilcox, who was born Oct. 21. 1825,
daughter of Selah Wilcox, of Clinton. She died
Aug. 19, 1866, and was buried in the Alderhood
cemetery. To this union came two children: (i)
Emelyn, born Sept. 26, 1847, '^ the widow of
James A. Dudley, who died in 1897, and was buried
in Alderhood cemetery. They had five children —
Lillian E., born Oct. 21. 1871 : Harry C. born July
31, 1878, now a student at Harvard; Ernest Gris-
wold, born in August, 1880, now at Leland Stan-
ford University : Alice Griswold. born June 22,
1883; and Laura Eliot, born Feb. 14. 1886. (2)
Henry Wilcox, born Feb. 21, 1850, received a good
business education, and was engaged in the lum-
ber business with his father as partner. He is now
the general manager of three cold storage ware-
houses — located respectivelv in Jersey City. Spring-
field, Mass., and Albany — of the Eastern States Re-
frigerating Co., whose home office is in New York
City. He is a thorough business man and has
been very successful. He married Mettie M. Mor-
rison, who had more than a local reputation in
music and art, and to this union came one child,
Ruth, who is now in the Guilford high school. Mrs.
Henry Wilcox Griswold died April 18, 1896, in
Chicago.

Henry P.. Griswold married for his second wife,
Oct. 17, 1867, Eugenia ^laria Scranton. who was
born in New Haven, daughter of Hamilton W.



I and Ann Maria (Rowe) Scranton. Abraham
: Scranton, her grandfather, was one of the best-
known citizens of Madison, Conn. To this union
came one child, Herbert H., who was born Jan. 2,
1876, and died xMay 6, 1882.

Mr. Griswold is a Republican, with strong in-
dependent proclivities. He was selectman for two
terms, and has lieen justice of the peace and grand
juror of the United States Court. In rehgion he
i has allied himself with the First Congregationat
Church. He is a good, whole-souled man, and is
well liked in his community.

RANSO'M BENJA^HN HALL (deceased)
was through life one of the best known and most?
I highly respected citizens of Wolcott, New Haven
I county, where he was born July 12, 1852. His
: father, Heman Wilsey Hall, was a native of the
' same town, born in 1824, a son of Deacon Orrin
Hall, and a brother of Mrs. Harriet J. Gladding,
who still occupies the old homestead, and in whose
{ sketch more extended mention is made of the family,
j The mother of our subject, who bore the maiden
I name of Betsey Ann Sperry. was descended from
one of the oldest families of the State, being a
i daughter of Joseph and Abigail Sperrv, of Wolcott.
I Ransom B. Hall acquired his literary education
in the district schools of Wolcott, and upon the
! home farm gained an excellent knowledge of agri-
I cultural pursuits. He lived with his grandparents
I until reaching manhood, his parents having died
I when he was young. On starting out in hfe for
' himself he chose the occupation to which he had
been reared, and in his labors met with most excel-
lent success, becoming one of the largest land own-
ers and most extensive farmers of his section of the
town. He was also interested in stock raising.

In 1874, in Woodtick, town of Wolcott, :\ir. Hall
was married to Miss Anna E. Root, a native of that
town, a daughter of Timothy and Marv (Goodwin)
Root, and a granddaughter of Mark Root and Vir-
gril C. Goodwin. She is a lady of education and re-
finement, and successfully engaged in teaching in
the district schools for several years. Since her
husband's death she has moved to Mill Plain, in the
town of Waterburv, where she has erected an ele-
fi:ant residence. She is an active member of Mad
River Granee, of which she is now secretary. In
religious belief =he is an EniscoDalian. Her chil-
dren are Nettie J.. Geor<Te R., Daisy M and Robert
R.. all at ho'ne. The older son is n(5w engaged as a
traveling salesman for the Cvcle Supplv Co.,' of
Hartford.

Mr. Hall died on his farm in Wolcott Oct. 3.
1889, and was laid to rest in Woodtick cemeterv.
He was a Republican in politics, and always took
quite an active and prominent part in pulic affairs,
being speciallv interested in educational matters.
He was serving as tax collector of his town at the-
time of his death. Relieiouslv he ^■'•as a leading
member of the Congregational Church, and always



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took a deep interest in its work. In his home he was
an indulgent father, a kind and devoted husband,
and liis genuine worth and manly virtues were wide-
ly recognized. He never acted except from honest
liictives, and in all his varied relations, in business
afairs and social life, he maintained a character and
.standing that impressed all with his sincere and
nianly purpose to do by others as he would have
others do by him.

EDWIX JESSE CLINTON, a member of the
carriage wood-work firm of E. J. Clinton & Son,
Clintonville, Conn., was born in the town of Wall-
ingford, Sept. 4, 1S36, and belongs to a family long
located in this part of the world.

The Clintons are said to be of Scotch descent,
and are supposed to have come to ^Massachusetts to
Connecticut in the latter part of the seventeenth
century. Laurence Clinton, the first of the name in
New Haven, settled in what is now North Haven
in 1702. He became a member of Center Church,
New Haven, in 1704, and was one of six men who
united in forming an Episcopal Society in North
Haven in 1723. By occupation he was a mason.
Records show that he was born in 1679 and died
1757-8, and that he was married about the year

1700 to Mary (probably Brockett), and became

the father of seven daughters, viz. : Elizabeth, who
married James Bishop Jan. 20, 1725-6; Abigail;
Mary, who married Isaac Griggs, Oct. 21, 1725;
Lydia; Sarah ; Anne; and Phebe. He married (sec-
ond) Elizabeth Barnes ( ?), and had sons, Laurence
and John.

(II) John Clinton, second son of Laurence, was
born April 9, 1740, and on Jime 7, 1764, married
Ann Thorpe. A daughter, Anna, was born April
9, 1766. This family all died in the fall of 1777,
probably of smallpox — Anna, the daughter, on Sept.
29; Ann, the mother, on Oct. 10, and John soon
after in North Haven.

(II) Capt. Laurence Clinton, eldest son of
Laurence, was born Jan. i, 1737, and died Sept. 9,
1804. He was appointed captain of the Ninth Com-
pany, or Train Band, Connecticut Militia, in 1781.
and he served in the Revolutionary war. He bought
the "Clinton Homestead" in the town of Walling-
ford in 1776. It has been the home of three gener-
ations of the Clintons, and is now the residence of
Elizur Z. Clinton. Capt. Laurence Clinton was
a wealthy farmer and extensive land holder. His
wife, to whom he was married Nov. 15, 1759, was
Elizabeth Todd, bom Sept. 29, 1736, died April 30,
''^3. She was a daughter of Gershom Todd and
Hannah (Mansfield) Todd, granddaughter of Mich-
ael Todd, great-granddaughter of Christopher Todd,
one of the first New Haven Colonists. Their chil-
dren were Esther, Jesse, David (born Aug. 27, 1765,
died April 21, 1783). Eunetia and Hannah. He
married (second) widow Lucretia De Witt, who
afterward married Nathaniel Johnson, and died in
1844.

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(III) Esther Clinton, oldest child of Capt.
Laurence Clinton, was born Aug. 5, 1760, and mar-
ried Solomon Jacobs, who was born July i, 1759,
and died Nov. 7, 1799. The children born of this
were as follows : David, born Jan. 6, 1781 ; Clinton,
Aug. 13, 1782; Solomon, Sept. 9, 1787; Hannah,
April 6, 1789, and died Dec. 30, 1794: Linus, Sept.
I, 1791 ; Anson, Sept. 27, 1793; Silas, March 22,
1796; and Esther, May 2, 1800.

(HI) Eunetia Clinton, born Dec. 13, 1768,
fourth child of Capt. Laurence Clinton, married
Thomas Beach and removed to Vermont. She had
three children — twin daughters, and a son, Laur-
ence.

(Ill) Hannah Clinton, fifth child of Capt.
Laurence Clinton, was born in 1772, and died Jan.
15, 1861. She married Joel Pierpont, and became
the mother of two children : Louis, who married
Rosette Jacobs, and had no children ; and Lewey,
born April 5, 1795, and died March 10, 1887, aged
ninety-two. Lewey Pierpont married John Todtl,
who was born Feb. 4, 1791, a son of Gideon, and
grandson of Christopher Todd. Gideon Todd was
the father of Caleb Todd, from whom was de-
scended the wife of Abraham Lincoln. John Todd
died April 9, 1861. the father of three children:
George Clinton Todd, born Dec. i. 1816, died Oct.
31, 1825; Laurence Pierpont Todd, born July 7,
1822, married (first) Alarie Antoinette Baldwin
(born in J836), and (second) Mary Wiley (no
children by either marriage) ; and George Henry
Todd, born Jan. 24. 1828, married May 11, 1858,
Lydia C. Chapman, who was born (let. 4. 1842, and
they reside on the Gideon Todd homestead in North
Haven, the ancestral home of Mrs. Lincoln.

(III) Jesse Eton Clinton, second child of Capt.
Laurence Clinton, and the only son who lived to
mature years, was born Aug. 9, 1762, and died Dec.
12, 1836. He married Patience Todd (born June
9, 1768, died Aug. 23, 1845), ^ daughter of Enos
and Sarah ( Blakeslee ) Todd, and granddaughter
of Gershom and Hannah (Mansfield) Todd. When
a young man, Jesse Clinton taught school, and was
afterward a successful farmer. He was the first of
the family to live in the town of Wallingford. This
couple had ten children, namely : Eunetia, David,
Lyman, Sally, Hannah, Elizabeth, Bemon, Cynthia,
Aurelia and Jesse.

( IV) Eunetia Clinton, eldest child of Jesse Eton
Clinton, was born June 25, 1788, and married Eli
Sackett, bv whom she had two children, Eunetia,
who died Sept. 24. 1882; and Milo. Eunetia (Clin-
ton) Sackett died Nov. 21, 1824.

( W) David Clinton, second child of Jesse Eton
Clinton, was -born June 20, 1790, and died Dec. 30.
1S79. He married Lucy L. Smith, daughter of
Jude Smith, and she died Aug. 29, 1883. a^ed
eighty-eight years. They had si.x children : Salina.
Lvman, Lavinia L., Eunetia O., Celia C. and Delia
M. David Clinton founded the Clintonville .Agri-
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the inost successful business concern in North
Haven, and he was at one time considered the
wealthiest man in the town. Corn shellers, horse
rakes, and other agricultural machines were com-
ing into use, and on these he made many improve-
ments. Clinton's implements became renowned,
and were found wherever farming was carried on.
In 1850 he associated with him, his son, Lyman,
'inder the firm name of D. Clinton & Son, and thus
the business was carried on successfully until 1875.
(V) Salina Clinton, daughter of David Clinton,
married Benjamin Johnson, and had four children,
as follows : ( i ) Henrietta, who was twice married.
By her first husband, John Bartholomew, she had
a son, John. On Sept. 21, i86g, she married Henry
Plumley, and by this union became the mother of
three children — William, who married and has two
children ; Lucy, who married Charles Barber, and
has one child ; and Benjamin, who died at the age
of seventeen. (2) Julia married Elias Potter, and
resides in Massachusetts. Her children are, Dolly,
Nellie, William, Florence, Charles and Ernest. (3)
Lucy died unmarried. (4) William went West.

(V) Lyman Clinton, second child of David Clin-
ton, was born ]March 21, 1817, and died Jan. 30,
i888. He was married Nov. 24, 1841, to Lavinia
Blakeslee, who was born May 7, 1822, and died
May ID, 1892. Their children are : IMargaret La-
-vinia, Julia Josephine. David Laurence, Lyman

Frederick, Anson Blakeslee and Delia Eunetia.
"Lyman Clinton engaged in the manufacture of ag-
ricultural implements with his father.

(VI) Margaret Lavinia Clinton, daughter of
Lyman Clinton, was born ^larch 10, 1843, ^"d o^^
Oct. 25, 1866, married George Spencer Vibbert,
who was born May 10, 1843, ^ ^'^^ '^^ Nelson and
"Lucy A. (Hosmer) \'ibbert. He is engaged in the
■card printing business. The children born of this
tinion are: (i) Edith, born Feb. 8, 1868. married
Nov. 17. 1896, William Smith, son of Alonzo and
Sarah (Neal) Smith, and has one child, Winford
Spencer, born Aug. 13, 1898. (2) Freddie, born
May I, 1870, died young. (3) Grace Lavinia, born
June 28, 1872, married Sept. 13, 1893, Clarence B.
Sherwood, son of Charles Sherwood, and has two
children, Roland and Stirling. ('4) Stephen Spen-
cer, born Sept. 2, 1876, married Nov. 18, 1897, Lou-
ise Smith, bom April 28, 1874, daughter of Hub-
bard and Emily (Barker) Smith, of Guilford, and
lias two children, Esther Emily, born in June, 1899 ;
and a son born in June, 1901.

(VI) Julia Josephine Clinton, daughter of Ly-
man Clinton, was born June 14, 1844, and married
•Oct. ID, 1867, Edward S. Miner, son of Darius
Miner, of Torrington, Conn. They had children as
follows: Stiles, who died young; Nellie, who mar-
ried John Bader ; a daughter deceased ; Anson ; and
Stiles (2).

(VI) David Laurence Clinton, son of Lyman
Clinton, was born June 11. 1849, ^nd married Sept.
14, 1869, to Fannie M. Vibbert, born July 8, 1850,



daughter of Nelson and Lucy A. (Hosmer) Vib-
bert. This union was blessed with a daughter,
Gertrude, born Jan. 5, 1879, who married May 16,
1900, Edwin B. Stevens, born April 30, 1870 (a
son of Hiram and Alarietta (Richards) Stevens,
formerly of Danbury (Conn.), and they have a
daughter, Helen Clinton, born April 16, 1901. Mr.
Clinton is serving a second term as postmaster of
Clintonville, and he has also served as deputy
sheriff.

(VI) Lyman Frederick Clinton, son of Lyman,
was born Aug. 18, 1854, and married ;\Iarch 31,
1876, to Ida A. Marks, born April 6, 1854, daughter
of George B. and Julia A. (Eaton) Marks. Three
children have been born of this marriage : ( i )
Blanche L., born Oct. 23, 1876, married IMay 16,
1900, William W. Stevens, born July 8, 1867, son
of Hiram and Marietta (Richards) Stevens. (2)
Inez J., born Sept. 13, 1878, married June 30, 1897,
Alfred W. Brooker, born Jan. 3, 1873, son of War-
ren and Aurelia (Blakeslee) Brooker, of Torring-
ton. Conn. (3) George Raymond, born April 24,
1887.

(VI) Anson Blakeslee Clinton, son of Lyman
Clinton, was born Jan. 24, 1857, and married in
December, 1879, to INIary Stiles, daughter of Ho-
bart Stiles. He resides in North Haven, but is the
proprietor of a music store in New Haven. He
has taken a prominent part in public affairs and rep-
resented his town in the State Legislature in 1897.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton have three children, Wilson,
who was married in October, 1901, to Miss Anna
Bannell ; Stiles De Witt and Z^Iildred.

(VI) Delia Eunetia Clinton, daughter of Lyman
Clinton, was born Jan. 25, 1859, and married Oct.
6, 1888, Willoughby Ely Fowler, bom Oct. 6, i860,
at Guilford, Conn., son of Sereno and Elizabeth
(Ely) Fowler. They have two children, Ruth
Ernestine, born Sept. 20, 1894; and Earl Clinton,
bom Nov. 8, 1898.

(V) Lavinia L. Clinton, daughter of David
Clinton, was born in 1820, and died Sept. 8, 1849.
She married Ezra Munson, born in 1816, died Dec.
18, 1882. Their only child, George S., born in
1840, died April 13, 1861.

(V) Eunetia O. Clinton, daughter of David
Clinton, was born Oct. 23, 1824, and died Sept. 20,
1848. She married Nov. 25, 1846, Sereno O. Todd,
born March 8, 1819. No children were born of this
marriage.

(V) Delia M. Clinton, daughter of David Clin-
ton, was born Sept. 15, 1829, and died July 20, 1855.
She married Jan. 14, 185 1, Sereno O. Todd, as his
second wife. No children.

(V) Celia C. Clinton, daughter of David Clin-
ton, was born Feb. 23, 1827, and died May 23,
1872. She married Lyman Basset, and had one
child, Irving L. Bassett (deceased), who married
May I, 1883, Catherine E. Tuttle, and had two
sons.

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was born Sept. 21, 1791, and drowned at Branford,
June 6, 181 1.

(IV) Sally Clinton, fourth child of Jesse Eton
Clinton, was born July 29, 1793, and she married
ICdward Tuttle, who was born in Xew Haven, and
died at Tooele, Utah, in July, 1S67. Four children
were born of this union, as follows: (i) Eliza A.,
who was married 2^Iay 16, 1838, to Joseph A. Gran-
nis, of Hamden, by whom she had six children — Le-
ander Cook, born j\lay 29, 1841, died Sept. 22, 1846;
Susan Adelia, born April 14, 1843, married Z^Iay
3, 1864, Albert M. Ives, of Alt. Carmel ; Charles
Wallace, born Aug. 25, 1844, died Feb. 4, 1845 ; El-
niira Foote, born Jan. i, 1846, married Nov. 9, 1870,
Dana H. Cooper, of Alt. Carmel ; Anna Eliza, born
Sept. 17, 1847, married April 23, 1867, James
Duckworth, of Pittstield, Alass. ; and Charles Ed-
win, born March 27, 1862. (2) Sarah married Jos-
eph Meacham, and resided in Toole City (or
Tooele), Utah. She had five children. (3) Ange-
line married William B. Adams, of Tooele, Utah,
and has three children. (4) Norton married about
1850, Elizabeth Utley, and has two sons and three
daughters. They reside in Tooele, Utah.

(IV) Hannah Clinton, fifth child of Jesse Eton
Clinton, was born June 10, 1795, and died Aug. 11,



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