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History of the town of Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire : (first known as Narragansett township number three, and subsequently as Southegan West) from the grant of the township by the Great and General court of the province of Massachusetts Bay, in June, 1728, to March, 1882, with genealo online

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Online LibraryDaniel F. (Daniel Franklin) SecombHistory of the town of Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire : (first known as Narragansett township number three, and subsequently as Southegan West) from the grant of the township by the Great and General court of the province of Massachusetts Bay, in June, 1728, to March, 1882, with genealo → online text (page 60 of 75)
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December, 1880 ; m. (1) Lydia Ann Cleaves 8 June, 1843.
She was b. in Mont Vernon 8 April, 1823 ; d. 26 July, 1866.
He m. (2) Chase. Their- children were —

Charles W., b. 27 October, 1817 ; d. 19 August, 1866.
Catherine A., b. 19 June, 1849 ; m. Frank W. Chase, of Milford, 18
June, 1877.

Charlotte E.,b. 25 July, 1851; d. 14 June, 1852.
Caroline L.,b. 3 August, 1854; d. 6 September, 1854.
Edward Spalding, b. 8 July, 1819 ; d. 12 September, 1860.
Anna L.,b. 19 March, 1862 ; d. 6 October, 1862.
Isabella L., b. 12 February, 1865 ; d. 22 July, 1868.

M. Caroline, wife of William Cullen Tuttle, d. 13 October, 1853,
aged 29.

TWISS.

1. Dimon C. Twiss, the only child of Daniel and Rebecca
(Creasey) Twiss, was b. in Marblehead, Mass., 4 September,
1773. He m. (1) Mary Woodbury, of Beverly, Mass., in 1793,
who d. in 1795 ; m. (2) Sarah Ireson, of Marblehead, in



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 799

1798, who d. in 1815 ; m. (3) Mary Jones, of Hillsborough,
in July, 1817. She was b. 17 September, 1789, and is still
living. He resided in Beverly, Marblehead, Nottingham
West and Antrim ; came to Amherst about 1848, and, after
a few years, rem. to Mont Vernon, where he d. in January,
1861. Their children were —

2. Fanny C.,h. in Beverly, Mass., 18 October, 1799 ; m. Jesse Can*

3 December, 1833; d. in Antrim 30 November, 1858.

3. Polly, b. 22 November, 1800; d. in 1814.

4. Thomas D., b. in Marblehead, Mass., 23 December, 1801 ; m. Bet-
sey H. Brackett 30 January, 1834 ; d. 21 March, 1876.

5. Dirtion, b. in August, 1803 ; m. (1) Harriet Parmenter 30 Octo-
ber, 1834. She d. in 1844. He m. (2) Mehitable Hills 10 June, 1845.
He was a blacksmith, and carried on business in Antrim several years,
thence he rem., in 1868, to Mont Vernon, where he still res. His wife d.

4 June, 1874.

6. George, b. in Nottingham West (now Hudson) 10 December,
1804; m. Mary Flagg in 1831 ; d. in Boston, Mass., 26 July, 1852.

7. Daniel, b. 18 December, 1806; a house painter; m. and res. in
East Boston, Mass.

8. James, b. 27 August, 1809 ; d. 14 September, 1859 ; unmarried.

9. Sarah, b. 23 August, 1811 ; d. in infancy.

10. Abraham G.,b. 19 May, 1818; m. Sabra G. Carr, of Antrim, in
1841 ; was a machinist; d. in Manchester 8 April, 1876.

11. Mary W.,h. 26 October, 1819 ; m. Mark Putnam 10 December,
1839. He d. in Amherst 20 January, 1882, aged 63.

12. fjohn W., b. 2 May, 1822.

13. Catherine J., b. 21 December, 1824; m. fFreeinan C. Bills.

14. ]Mark, b. 5 February, 1827.

15. f Charles C, b. 8 August, 1829.

16. Adoniram J.,b. 21 March, 1832 ; m. Mary Gibson, of Nashua.

Mrs. Mary (Jones) Twiss, widow of Dimon C. Twiss, is
now (March, 1882) residing with her daughter, Mrs. Mark
Putnam, in full possession of all her faculties and in good
health. On her ninetieth birth-day the Baptist society, 'in
Amherst, gave a party at the church in her honor, which she
attended. At the same time the house, which had been
undergoing repairs, was re-dedicatcd.



800 HISTORY OF AMHERST. [Chap.

12. John W. Twiss, b. 2 May, 1822; m. (1) Hannah
Mellvaine in September, 1846. She d. in September, 1856.
He in. (2) Margaret Price, of Plattsburg, N. Y. He d. 6
March, 1876. Their children were —

17. Gertrude, b. 16 December, 1847 ; m. Alex. Henderson 13 Janu-
ary, 1863: res. in Attleborough, Mass.

18. Charles V., b. 19 September, 1851 ; in. Alice Jardy in Septem-
ber, 1872; res. in Boston, Mass.

19. George W.,h. 19 August, 1856; adopted by Mark Putnam in in-
i'ancv, and bears the name of Putnam.

14. Mark Twiss, b. 5 February, 1827 ; m. Caroline
Crosby, of Milford, 1 November, 1851. He is an iron
molder, and res. in Providence, R. I. Their son —

20. Edward, was b. 3 May, 1854 ; res. in Providence.

15. Charles Cummings Twiss, b. 8 August, 1829 ; m. (1)
Harriet Glover, of Franklin, Vt., 4 March, 1857 ; m. (2)
Mrs. Ellen Jaquith, of Nashua, 19 September, 1876 ; res. in
Nashua. Their children are —

21. Mary, b. in August, 1858 ; res. in Amherst.

22. Hattie, b. in April, 1861 ; m. Fred. Merrill in October, 1881 ; res.
in Amherst.

23. Frank, b. in March, 1868.

24. John C.,b. 1 March, 1870.

Child of (25) Jonathan and Rachel Twiss —

26. Jonathan, b. 15 May, 1778; m. Phebe Clark 2 December, 1799.

Children of (27) John and Elizabeth Twiss — she d. 29
January, 1782 —

28. John, b. 14 February, 1775.

29. Joseph, b. 7 April, 1777.

30. Benjamin, b. 7 November, 177S.

Children of (27) John Twiss—

31. Jeremiah, b. 27 November, 1784.

32. Caleb, b. 30 November, 1786.

Children of (33) Eben and Nabby Twiss —



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34. Abigail, b. 22 December, 1783.

35. Ebenezer, b. 22 August, 178 !.

36. James, b. 4 August, 178S.
:>7. Hannah, b. 17 June, 1790.

38. Desdemona, b. 1"> .March, 1792.

39. LirtAer, b. 16 .May, 1794.
10. ( '(///•///, b. 15 June, 1700.

41. John, b. 13 April, 1798.

42. Mehitable, b. 19 April. J.800.

UNDERHILL.

David Underhill, b. in Chester; was for some years a
prominent citizen and politician in Amherst; d. (suicide)
11 December, 1840, aged 41; m. (1) Jane C. Lawrence,
18 October, 1825; she d. June, 1826; m. (2) Lncretia
French, of Milford. The children of David and Lncretia
F. Underbill were —

Joseph P.: d. December, 1829, aged 11 months.

Joseph P.. b. 17 June, 1831 ; d. at Brooklyn, N. V., 11 May, 1S76.

Frank Pierce; d. 11 September, 1834, aged 11 months.

Harriet P.: d. young.

Francis.

UNDERWOOD.

Thomas Underwood lived for some years on the farm on
Chestnut Hill, since owned by Asa McCluer and P. W.
Jones. He m. Mehitable Gage, and d. in Hillsborough 18

November, 1838, aged 79; she d. 14 June, 1829, aged 6'.).
Their children were —

Joseph .

Lucinda; in. John Mussey.

Peter.

J oli u .

< 'harles.

Tito mas.

Sally; m. Isaac Gage, of Merrimack, 1!) March, 1S16.

Parker.

James ; m. ; d. 9 July, ls:32, aged 32.

William, b. 30 October, 1806; in. (1) ; ni. (2) Naomi

S. Wilkins 10 January. 1833; d. 2s November, 1841.
51



802 HISTORY OF AMHERST. [Chap.

William Underwood, son of Thomas and Mehitable, b.

30 October, 1806 ; d. 28 November, 1841 ; m. (1) ;

m. (2) Naomi S. Wilkins, 10 January, 1833. Their chil-
dren were —

Ellen J., b. 21 February, 1834; m. Ebeuezer Jaquith, of Amherst,
25 December, 1854; res. in Nashua.

Fareno F., b. 10 June. 1836 ; m. J. P. Trow 8 January, 1856 ; res.
in Amherst.

George F., b. 15 August, 1838; d. 14 May, 1841.

Hannah Underwood d. 1 November, 1841, aged 90.

UPHAM.

The surname Upham was known in England in 1208. It
was probably derived from the name of a town, in which
use it is found as early as 1050. This being before the
Norman invasion, the name and probably the race bearing
it were of Saxon origin.

I. John Upham, b. in England in 1597 ; came to Wey-
mouth, Mass., where he was admitted freeman 2 September,
1635. He was often employed in public business, and held
the office of deacon at least 24 years. He d. 25 February,
1681. His wife, Elizabeth, d. probably in December, 1670,
and he m. (2 ) Catharine Holland in 1671.

II. Lieut. Phineas Upham, son of John and Elizabeth,
b. in 1636, the fifth of their children and the first b. in Amer-
ica ; m. Ruth Wood 14 April, 1658. He was Lieutenant in
the company commanded by Capt. Johnson in the assault
made on the Narraganset fort, 19 December, 1675, in which
battle he received a wound from the effects of which he d.
in October, 1676. His wife, Ruth, d. 18 January, 1696-7,
aged 60.

III. Phineas Upham, eldest son of the last named, b. in
Maiden, 22 May, 1659 ; m. Mary Mellins, of Charlestown,
probably in 1683. He served as selectman, moderator,
representative, and deacon, and d. in October, 1720.



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 803

IV. Phineas LTpham, son of Dea. Phineas and Mary,
was b. 10 June, 1682 ; m. Tamzan Hill 23 November, 1703.
He d. in 1766. His wife, Tamzan, d. 24 April, 1768, aged
83.

V. Timothy Upham, son of the last named, b. 29
August, 1710 ; m. Mary Cheever, of Lynn, 24 December,
1739. Their son, Timothy, b. 9 February, 1747-8 ; grad-
uated at Harvard College in 1768, and was ordained and in-
stalled as minister of Deerfield, N. H., in 1772. He was
the father of Gen. Timothy Upham, of Portsmouth, and
Hon. Nathaniel Upham, of Rochester, the father of Hon.
Nathaniel G. Upham, of Concord.

V. Jabez Upham, brother of the last named, was a
physician in Brookfielcl, Mass. He was the father of
Phineas, who was the father of Hon. George B. Upham, of
Claremont.

V. Jacob Upham, the youngest child of Phineas and
Tamzan, b. 30 April, 1723 ; m. Rebecca Bnrnap, 19 Jan-
uary, 1748 ; d. 30 September, 1775.

VI. 1. Jacob Upham, son of Jacob and Rebecca, b. 16
May, 1766 ; d. in Amherst 1 April, 1849 ; m. (1) Sarah
Pratt, 17 November, 1791 ; she was b. 20 April, 1759 ; d.
17 November, 1826; in. (2) Sarah Whittemore 15 April
1827; she was b. 25 July, 1775 ; d. 23 April, 1849. He
settled in Amherst in 1792. Their children were —

2. Sally, b. 22 March, 1794 ; d. 17 March, 1796.

3. jJacob, b. 29 October, 1798.

VII. 3. Jacob Upham, jr., b. in Amherst 29 October,
1798 ; d. 14 October, 1859 ; in. Sarah Hay ward 20 Novem-
ber, 1822 ; she was b. 31 August, 1804, and is still living
in Nashua. Their children were —

4. \Jacob Bnrnap, b. 4 January, 1824.

5. Sarah Tamzan, b. 7 February, 1826 ; m. Samuel H. Vose 6
November, 1819; d. in Salem Hi November, 186.); no children living.



804 HISTORY OP AMHERST. [Chap.

6. Mary, b. 25 March, 1827 ; m. Gilman I). Kelly 25 November,

1847; res. in Salem, N. H.; four children.

7. Emily Boreas, b. 30 July, 1829; m. (1) Lucius B. Merriam 28
May, 1851; he d. 17 June, 1853; m. (2) Henry E. Babcock 13 Feb-
ruary, 185s ; res. in Bolton, Mass. She d. 20 June, 1803 ; two children
living.

8. Susan, b. 14 April, 18:32; in. David Perkins Lowe 14 June,
1855; res. in Troy; three children.

9. \John Henry, b. 21 November, 1835.

10. Ruth Elizabeth, b. 18 October, 1838; resides in Nashua; unra.

11. Jesse Hayward, b. 19 February, 1841; d. 3 March, 1841.

12. < Irani* William, b. 23 April, 1842; m. Sarah A. Buss, of Tem-
ple, 2 May, 1867; has two children; d. in Nashua 12 February. 1883.

13. Warren, b. 8 March, 1850; now in Minnesota.

VIII. 4. Jacob B. Upham, b. in Amherst 4 January,
1824 ; m. ( 1 ) Mary E. Cliapin, of Antrim, 31 August, 1871 ;
b. 12 May, 1835. She d. 11 November, 1874 ; m. (2) Sarah
F. Converse, of Amherst. 4 November, 1875. Their chil-
dren were —

14. Mary Bertha, b. 15 August, 1872.

15. Ernest Jacob, b. 17 July, 1874; d. 15 August, 1875.

16. ( 'harles Jacob, b. 16 August, 1876.

VIII. 9. John II. Upham, b. in Amherst 21 November,
1835; m. Catharine E. Colburn, of Merrimack, 22 April,
1862. Their children are—

17. Charles Henry, b. 27 March, 1863.

18. George Foster, b. 21 September. 1865.

19. Osgood Fifield, b. 29 July. 1869.

20. Phineas Upham, b. in Maiden, Mass., in 1744 ; died
in Amherst 10 April, 1815; m. Ruth Green; she d. 17
April, 1815, aged 71. Their children were —

21. Ruth, b. 2 September, 1767.

22. \Phineas, b. 24 May, 1769.

23. \Amos, b. 15 October, 1771.

22. Phineas Upham, jr., son of Phineas and Ruth, b. 24
May, 17(30; d. 2 February, 1831; m. Lois Stratton 13



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 805

February, 1791 ; she d. 9 February, 1831. Their children .
were —

24. jP/ninns, b. 13 October. 1795.

25. Isaac, b. 25 September, 1797; d. 25 September, 1801.

26. Polly, b. 19 September. 179 I; no. fJauies Princ ■.

27. f Isaac, b. 1!) February, 1802.

28. Luther, ) m. (1) Margaret Eastman ; m. (2) ; m.

b. 18 August, 1810. [(3) ■; res. in Hooksett, X. II.

-'■'■ L " r !i- \ d. 24 August, 1843 ; unmarried.

30. Alfred, b. 17 March, 1812; m. Alzina -; d. in Windsor,

Vt., 12 .March. 1844.

23. Phineas Upham, son of Phineas, jr., and L ris, b. 13
October, 1795 : d. 16 April, 1863; in. (1) Mary Crosby,
24 March, 1834 ; she was b. in Rome, Me., 4 September,
1808; d. in Amherst (3 June, 1838; m. (2) Mrs. Sally
(Crosby) Elliot, sister of first wife, 19 February, 1850 ;
site d. 25 March, 1880. One child—

31. ^Phineas C, b. l' February, 1835; m. Nellie Stevens.

31. Phineas C. CJpham, only child of Phineas and Mary,
b. 2 February, 1835 : d. 5 August, 1859 ; m. Xellie Steven>.
3 January, 1853. One child —

32. Mary E., b. in Amherst 31 October, 1858.

27. Isaac Upham, son of Phineas and Lois, b. 19 Feb-
ruary, 1802; d. 17 April, 1869; m. Martha J. Carter
5 July, 1831. Their children were —

■ V>. Martha J., b. 8 July, 1835; in. Francis Shaw, of Franklin. 26
April. 1853; d. 25 April. 1854, aged 18.

U. Henry L, b. 7 .May, 1837: in. Myra E. Upton 15 May, 18(30;
she Mas b. 8 October, 1837; 1 child, Willie II.. b. 24 January. 18(32;
res. in Concord.

23. Amos Upiiam. sun of Phineas and Ruth, b. 15 Octo-
ber, 1771 ; d. 24 November, 1820; m. (1) Hannah Oreen
3 September, 1797 ; in. (2) Betsey Ha.ssell in June, 1803.



Lois Upham d. in September, 1827, aged .":>.



806 HISTORY OF AMHERST. [Chap.

Amos Upham, formerly of Amherst, d. in Lowell, Mass., 11 February,
1869. aged 09.

Lucy Upham d. 24 August, 1813, aged 33.

Xathan Upham m. Sally Osgood, 21 March, 1810.

Ruth Adeline, daughter of Nathan Upham, d. in November, 1829,
aged 11 years.

A child of Amos Upham d. in October, 1803, aged 7 months.

Luther Upham m. Calista A. Farnsworth, of Danville, Vt., in July,
1841.

UPTON.

Jeremiah Upton, b. 21 February, 1811 ; in. Almira
Howard, 4 November, 1832 ; she was b. 19 July, 1812.
Their children were —

Charles, b. 24 January, 1836 ; m. Jennie W. Patterson, of Hopkin-
ton ; d. in Nashua, 18 June, 1876.

Almira E., b. 8 October, 1837 ; ra. Henry l. Upham 15 May, 1860 ;
res. in Manchester.

James Henri/, b. 4 August, 1839; m. (1) Esther M. Smith; (2)

Theresa M. Gale ; (3) Fanny S. Griffin.

Martha M., ) d. 31 July, 1842.

- b. 7 November, 1841 ;
Mary S., ) d. 24 July, 1842.

George H., b. 24 January, 1843 ; m. Abby F. Greeley, of London-
derry.

Harriet P., b. 3 December, 1845 ; m. fHenry H. Parkhurst.

William P., b. 7 May, 1848; d. 27 December, 1873.

Helen R.,b. 16 July, 1851; m. Noble C. Sparks; res. in Bristol,
Conn.

Jeremiah E., b. 5 November, 1855 ; m. Etta L. Mace, of Bedford,
17 October, 1882.

Addle E., b. 18 August, 1859.

USHER.

Eleazer Usher, b. 16 June, 1746 ; d. 8 July, 1811 ; m.
Mrs. Prudence Wilson ; she d. 10 January, 1828, aged 83.
Their children were —

Jacob, b. in 1775; d. in January, 1814, aged 39.
Poll//, b. in 1783; d. in May, 1S09, aged 26.
Simeon, b. 10 June, 1785; d. 28 April, 1786.



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 807

VAUGHN.

Joseph Vaughn, b. 1796 ; d. at the Asylum for the Insane,
in Concord, 3 April, 1876. He carried on the business of
a watch-maker on the Plain more than twenty years. His
wife, Mrs. Harriet Vaughn, b. in 1805, d. 5 June, 1875.
Their children were —

Frances H. : m. Robert Emerson 30 September. 1*47.

Joseph H., b. in 1829.

William W.. b. m 1832.

Caroline, b. in 1836: d. 19 August, i860.

VOSE.

Samuel Vose, well known as a stage owner and stage
driver, d. 15 March, 1857, aged 57 ; Mary A., his widow,
d. 5 June, 1863, aged 58. Their children were —

Charles; drowned 29 October, 1841, aged 6 years.

Edward, b. in 1839 ; was a member of the 5th Regiment X. H. Vols,
in the civil war ; d. in the service.

Ann M., b. in 1840; m. William B. Hartwell 18 April, 1857.

George, b. in 1842; m. Eliza Eaton, of Hillsborough, 15 April, 1864.
He was a member of Co. F, 5th Regiment X. H. Vols., and was
appointed 1st Lieut. 3 July, 1864.

William K., b. 3 November, 1844.

WAKEFIELD.

1. Thomas Wakefield, of Reading, Mass., son of Thomas
and Cassy Wakefield, was b. in Boston 5 August, 1727;
m. Dorcas Pratt, 29 March, 1750, and settled in Souhegan
West shortly after. He d. probably in September, 1791 ;
she d. in Reading 26 November, 1802, aged 78. He was
one of the selectmen of Amherst 22 years, and town-clerk
several years, beside filling other important offices. Their
children were —

2. f Thomas, b. in Reading 12 January, 1751.

3. Joseph, b. 9 May. 1752.

4. jEbenezer.



808 HISTORY OP AMHERST. [Chap.

."). Timothy, b. 15 February, 1756; settled in Reading; d. 10 April,
1819, aged 93.

6. ^William; m. Sally Hosea 17 November, 1786.

7. Dorcas, b. 13 December, 1759; m. Daniel Damon 28 October,
1794; d. at Reading 1 May, 1819.

8. John, b. 7 March. 1762.

9. Peter, b. 7 March, 1764; m. Keziah Burns •"> March, 1792.

2. Thomas Wakefield, jr., b. in Reading, Mass.', 12 Jan-
uary, 1751 ; d. in Jaftrey, in January; 1839; m: Elizabeth
Hardy, of Hollis, in 1772 ; she was b. in Bradford, Mass., 22
July, 1750 ; d. in 1832. They lived in Amherst seven years,
thence they rem. to Dublin in 1778, and in 1808 to Jaffrey.
Their children were —

10. Thomas, b. in August. 1773; m. Olive Hart, of Castine, Me.,
1805; removed to Maine.

11. Olhniel, b. 25 April, 1775; d. at Seueca, X. Y., 5 September,
1800.

12. Betsey, b. in March, 1777; m. Timothy AYaketield, Jr., of Read-
ing, in October, 1802; d. in November, 1848.

13. Cyrus, b. 16 November, 1770: m. Sally Mason in June, 1803.
He d. 5 October, 1810.

14. James, b. 9 September, 1782; m. (1) Hannah Hemmenway 11
October, 1803; settled in Marlborough, now Roxbury, N. II. His son
Cyrus, b. 7 February, 1811, built a large rattan manufactory in South
Reading, and accumulated a large estate ; in compliment to him the
name of the town was changed to Wakefield.

15. Abigail, b. 3 June, 1784; m. Rev. Amos IVttengill in Janu-
ary, 1807; removed to Champlain, X. Y.; d. in March, 1810.

16. Peter, b. 16 April, 1786; m. Esther WMtcomb in November,
1800 ; removed to New York.

17. Martha, b. 11 April, 1788; m Rev. Peter Sanborn, of Reading,
in 1810; d. in 1849.

is. Dorcas, b. 11 March, 1790; m. Horace Rudd in 1817; removed
to ( )hio.

10. Joseph, b. 7 July, 1702; m. Sarah Sawyer in 1813; settled
in Ohio; d. in 1828.

Children of (4) Ebenezer and Abigail Wakefield : —

2(>. Polly, b. 11 March, 1786.
21. Arelhusa, b. March, 1788.



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 809

22. Ebenezer, b. 27 July, 1790.

23. Thomas Lure, b. 12 April, 1702.

24. Cope, b. 4 May, 1794.

6. William Wakefield, m. Sally Hosea 17 November,
1786. He (1. 9 November, 1826, aged 09. They settled in
Amherst. Their children were —

25. Polly, b. 2 April, 1700; d. in Reading, Mass.. 1 May. 1845.

26. Nancy, b. 7 January, 1702: d. 28 June, 1793.

27. Nancy, b. 5 October, 1793.

28. William : d. 23 July, 1804, aged 6 years and 2 months.

29. Thomas: d. 8 October, 1817, aged 17.

30. il/u/v/.

31. Sophia.

WALKER.

1. George Walker, of Amherst, m. Sarah Kemp, of Dun-
stable. Mass., 17 December, 1845. Their children were —

2. Sarah Emma, b. 16 June, 1848; d. 10 December, 1854.

3. ^George K.,b. 17 August, 1850.

4. Charles M.,h. 28 January, 1854.

3. George K. Walker, b. 17 August, 1850; m. Hattie G.
Heald 25 December, 1871; one child —

5. Gracit May, b. 6 May, 1874.

WALLACE.

Children of (1) William and Mary Wallace —

2. Joseph, b. 9 September, 1755.

3. fJohn, b. 20 March, 1757.

4. Mary, b. 16 August, 1750.

5. William, b. 5 April, 1764.

6. } James, b. 17 October, 1766.

3. John Wallace, b. 20 March, 1757 ; d. 23 July, 1835;
m. Polly Bradford. Their children were —

7. John,jr.,b. 28 March, 1781 ; m. Olive Hutchinson in 1809; was
a physician in Milford ; d. 4 August, 1837.

8. ^Andrew, b. 28 March, 1783.

9. Mary, b. 13 May, 1785.

10. Hannah, b. 25 June, 1787.



810 HISTORY OF AMHERST. [Chap.

11. Asa, b. 21 August, 1789.

12. Sally Wan!, b. 3 November, 1792.

13. Nancy, b. 4 June, 1794 ; m. Dr. Jonas Hutchinson 5 September,
1815.

14. Rebecca, b. 8 January, 1797.

15. William, b. 8 March, 1801 ; was a merchant in Milford.

6. James Wallace, b. 17 October, 1766; m. (1) Betsey
Kimball 19 September, 1786 ; m. (2) Sophia Tuttle. Their
children were —

16. James, b. 24 August, 1787.

17. Betsey, b. 5 December, 1788 ; unmarried.

18. Polly, b. 5 April, 1791.

19. Royal.

20. Elisha Fuller: graduated at Dartmouth College; m. Lydia
Wheelwright, of Boston, Mass., 14 November, 1820.

21. Rodney.

22. Caroline : m. Abel Lawrence, of Salem, Mass.

23. Jane ; married .

8. Andrew Wallace, Esq., son of Dea. John and Polly
Wallace, was b. in Amherst, now Milford, 28 March, 1783 ; d.
in Amherst 23 September, 1856 ; in. Hepsibah Cummingsin
December, 1820. She was b.in 1794; d. 17 September, 1874.
After fitting for the practice of the law, he settled in Mont
Vernon, which town he represented one year in the General
Court ; thence he rem. to Hancock, w here he remained un-
til April, 1824, when he received the appointment of Clerk
of the Courts in Hillsborough county, and rem. to Amherst,
where he spent the remainder of his life. He resumed the
practice of the law 1 November, 1839. Their children
were —

24. Horace Willard, b. in Hancock 25 March, 1822; d. 9 October,
1826.

25. Charles Andrew, b. in Amherst 5 August, 1825; d. 8 March,
1832.

26. Mary Caroline, b. 30 May, 1828; d. 11 August, 1833.

27. Henry Horatio, b. 10 January, 1831 ; d. 18 August, 1833.

28. Mary Caroline, b. 4 July, 1834; d. 4 January, 1846.

29. Charles Henry, b. 14 September, 1835 ; d. 21 June, 1861.



XXIV.] GENEALOGIES. 811

WALTON.

1. Samuel Walton, of Reading, Mass., m. Hannah Searles,
of Wenham, Mass., 22 December, 1702. They settled in
Reading. Their children were —

2. Hannah, b. 27 November, 1703.

3. \ Samuel, b. 7 October, 1705.

4. Sarah, b. 24 November, 1707.

5. William, b. 12 April, 1709.

6. Moses, b. 24 May, 1712.

7. Mary, b. 12 April, 1716.

8. Jonathan, b. 5 January, 1720.

3. Samuel Walton, jr., son of Samuel and Hannah, was
b. 17 October, 1705 ; m. Rebecca Davis, of Reading, 5 March,
1729. He was one of the first settlers in the township of
Narraganset No. 3, or Souhegan West, in 1735.

WARD.

I. William Ward was from England, and was one" of the
early settlers in Sudbury, Mass., where he had lands granted
him as early as 1640. His son —

II. John Ward, b. in England in 1626 ; m. Hannah Jack-
son about 1650, and settled in Cambridge Village, now New-
ton, Mass. He was one of the first board of selectmen
chosen in New Cambridge, and its first representative in the
General Court. He d. 2 July, 1708. She d. 21 April, 1704,
aged 73. Their son —

III. Richard Ward, b. 15 November, 1666 ; m. Thank-
ful Trowbridge 15 December, 1690 ; succeeded his father
on the homestead ; was selectman, representative, and dea-
con in the church. He d. 27 March, 1739. She d. in 1742,
aged 73. Their son —

IV. Ephraim Ward, b. in 1703 ; m. (1) Mary Stone 6
January, 1732. She d. 10 October, 1732. He m. (2) Mary
(Haven ) Stone ; settled in Newton ; was selectman and



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deacon. He cl. 1 December, 1772. She d. 30 October, 1773,
aged 76. Their son —

V. 1. Richard Ward, b. in Newton 9 September, 1739 :
m. Peggy Chandler, of Bedford, 16 September, 1764, and
settled in Amherst in what was afterward the north-west
parish, now Mont Vernon. Here they continued until Feb-
ruary, 1794, when they rem. to Chester, Vt., where he d. 27
December, 1795. She d. in March, 1812. He seems to
have taken quite an active part in the formation of the
north-west parish in 1780, ami was one of the first members
of the church formed there. Their children were —

2. William, b. in 170.1; was a physician; d. in Maine.

'■',. Margaret, b. in 1707; d. in Andover, Vt.,in 1841; unmarried.

4. Mary, b. 26 July, 1709; m. Caleb Barton, of Chester, Vt., in
179*: d. 20 July. 1799; one child.

5. Sarah, 1>. in 1772; d. in 1792.

6. Richard, 1>. in 177-1 ; in. Hannah Smith in 1798; d. in Chester 6
June, 1832; four children.

7. Ephraim, b. in 1777; in. Patty Snow; d. in Canaan. Ale.

8. Zachariah Chandler, 1>. in 1781; m. Elizabeth Willard in 1802 :
d. in Bolton. Warren county, X. Y.,14 August, 1842; eight children.

9. John, 1). in 17S2 ; m. Sally Lord; res. in Hague, X. Y.

10. ' Sail a : in. (1) Jonas Putnam, of Windham, Vt. ; both became
Mormons. After his decease slip m. again ami settled in New York.

11. Thomas, b. in 1788; m. Rebecca Gerald ; res. in Xorthfieid, Vt. ;
no children.

WARNER.

1. Daniel Warner, with his sons, (2) Daniel and John,
emigrated from England to Massachusetts in 1636, and set-
tied in Ipswich, Mass. Subsequently John rem. to Wethers-
field, Conn., where he died.

3. Daniel Warner, a grandson of (2) Daniel, was b. in
Ipswich 25 June, 1745 ; d. in Amherst 20 March, 1813 ; m.
Elizabeth, daughter of John Boardman. She was b. in Ips-
wich 28 November, 1750 ; d. 29 March, 1833. They resided



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