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son-in-law, Rev. E. Dickinson. She was dau. of Dr. John
Elliot Eaton, of Dudley, Mass., and gr.-dau. of Rev. Joshua
Elliot, of Spencer, Mass. Four children.

1. Henry Chandler Bowen, b. in Woodstock, 11 Sept. 1813; clerk in
the Louse of Arthur Tappan, New York city; merchant, of the
tirm of Bowen & McNamee, and of Bowen, Holmes & Co., Broad-
way, New York; collector of the IT. S. revenue for the Third
District, New York; proprietor, publisher and editor of the N. Y.
Independent. Resides at No. 7G Willow Street. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
and at his summer residence in Woodstock, Conn., which town,
and especially the village of Woodstock, on "Plain Hill." owes to
his influence most, if not all, its ai-tilicial beauty and he created
the beauty of Roseland Park by the Lake. He m. 6 June, Ls43,
Lucy Maria Tappan. who was b. 17 Feb. 1825, d. 25 March, 18H3,
dau. of Lewis 5 Tappan, Esq., by his wife Susannah, dau. of Dr.
William Aspinwall, of Brookline, Mass., gr-daughter of Benjamin, 4
and through Rev. Benjamin 3 Tappan, of Manchester, Mass.,
Samuel' 2 Tappan, son of Abraham 1 Tappan, the emigrant, who
settled in Newbury. Mrs. L. M. Bowen had ten children. He m.
second, in Pomfret, 25 Dec. 1865', Ellen Holt, who was b. 12 May,
1«34, dau. of Dr. Hiram Holt by his wife Marian Chandler. She
had one child. [See QIC] Eleven children.

His dau. Marv Louisa Bowen, b. 2G July, 1848; m. 12 Oct. 1871,
George Chandler Holt. [See 91G.]

2. Edward Eaton Bowen, 1). 3 Sept. 1815; succeeded his father as
merchant and postmaster in Woodstock — merchant and banker in
New York city; m. 15 June, 183G, Sophrouia Tenant Atwell who
b. 11 Mar. 1818. dau. of Rev. George B. Atwell by his wife Mary,
dau. of John Tenant. Six children.

3. Maria Bowen, b. 21 Oct. 1817; bapt. 7 Dec. 1817; d. 25 Feb. 1850;
m. Rev. Erastus Dickinson. One child.

4. Amelia Allen Bowen, b. 1 May, 1822; d. 10 May, 1881, in Chicago,
buried in Woodstock; m. 1st, 30 Nov. 1841, Daniel Austin, Jr.;
m. 2nd, Rev. Franklin Woodbury Fisk, Y. College, 1841); Prof.
Theo. College at Chicago, 111. Five children.

ii. Mary 6 Bowen, b. in Woodstock, 13 Feb. 1792; d. 10 Dec. 1850,
in. Dudley, Mass. ; m. Hou. William Hancock, who was b. 28
June, 1792, son of Capt. Allen Hancock, of Oxford, by his
wife Lucy. He was a merchant in Dudley ; an honest man.
No children.

hi. Col. RIathew 6 Bowen, b. 31 June. 1794; farmer on the original
Bowen homestead, on the south end of Plain Hill ; m. 10 Dec.
1817, Laura Williams, who was b. 20 Feb. 1797, d. 10 Feb.
1858, dau. of Capt. Andrew Williams, by his wife Sally Skin-
ner, granddaughter of Rev. Stephen Williams, of West Wood-
stock, gr. -gr.-dau. of Rev. John Williams, of Deerfield, Mass.,
who was with his family taken captive by the Indians and
carried to Canada. Five children.

iv. Lewis' 5 Bowen, b. 10 June, 179G ; d. 27 Sept. 1796.
40



314 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

v. William' 5 Bowen,D. 11 April, 1800; d. 14 Jan. 1849, of palsy;
unmarried. He lived with bis parents, and after their decea.se
was taken care of by his brother. Col. Mathew Jiowen.



377



LUCY 5 CHANDLER (Peter,* Joseph? John, 2 William')
and Dr. Joseph 2 Lord, St. Johnsbmy, Vt.

He was a native of Preston, Conn. ; b. 1755 ; d. 6 Nov. 1*820,
aged 74 years, and was buried at Castle Bar, Shipton, C. E.
He was a son of Joseph 1 Lord; read medicine in Pomfret,
Conn.

They settled at Winchester, N. H. ; but, in 1787, removed to
St. Johnsbury. He Mas one of the twenty associates with
Jonathan Arnold, to whom the corporation of that town was
granted 22 Jan. 1791, by Governor Thomas Chittenden. At
a meeting of the proprietors of St. Johnsbury, 18 June, 1787,
at the house of Jonathan Arnold, Dr. Thomas Lord was chosen
clerk, and on the 6th of Aug. following he was chosen their
treasurer. Dr. Lord practised his profession many years at
St. Johnsbury, and afterwards kept the fa vera at the south end
of the street. The house stood facing north, up the main street,
in which Gov. E. Fairbanks afterwards lived. He was a justice
of the peace ; was honest and saving, but financially unfortunate
in establishing a saw-mill and making improvements on his
property in the new town of New Ireland, Canada East, where
he resided after the death of his wife, with his son, Peter
Chandler Lord ; but d. at the house of his son, William Loren
Lord, at Castle Bar.

Mrs. Lucy Lord was a woman of rather small size ; she had a
clear dark skin, ha/el eyes and was fleshy md handsome. She
was prudent, energetic, and fully able to conduct the out-door
and in-door business of their public house in the absence of her
husband. She d. 9 July, 1816, and was buried in the old
graveyard where the new court house now (18(36) stands.
The stone monument at her grave has been removed to
" Mount Pleasant," the new r cemetery. On this stone is
inscribed : —

" Psalms xc : 12. Mrs. Lucy Lord, born in Pomfret, Conn.,
March 23, 1762; died July 9, 1816, aged 54 years. Her
Husband Joseph Lord and 5 children mourn the departed wife
and Mother."

A tract of land was given to her for being the first white
woman to move into St. Johnsbury.



FIFTH AND SIXTII GENERATIONS. 315

The children of Lucy and Dr. Joseph Lord were :

i. James 3 Lord, b. at Winchester, N. II., 17 Sept. 1785; d. at
Tiogwiek, Arthabaska Co.. C. E., where he settled, March,
182G, on two hundred acres of laud, for the improvements on
which ho Lhen paid $400, and afterwards one dollar per acre to
the government. He lived in a log house, which was occupied
later by his son, Royal Lord. He was buried at Castle Bar.
Shipton, ao-ed 73 ; he d. 27 Dec. 1858 ; m. Sarah Marcia
Learned. She d. 9 March, 1838, a. 4G, dan. of Royal
Learned, of New Hampshire, by his wife Tamer Davis, gr.-
dau. of Abijah Learned, by his wife Ann "Wales. Seven
children.

ii. William 3 Loren Loud, b. at St. Johnsbury, 1789; d. at Castle
Bar, just "over Nicholas" river, in Shipton, C. E.. on the
farm which he took up March, 1824. He resided in Pomfret.
Conn., with his grandfather Peter, and his uncle John Wilkes
Chandler, from the age of four to the age of sixteen years.
When on their way, in 1824. from St. Johnsbury to Ireland,
Megantic Co., C. E. — a township bought by his grandfather
Peter Chandler — the families of his brother James and his own
wore blocked up by a deep snow storm, and they were so tired of
travelling through the almost unbroken wilderness that he
purchased a farm on the top of the hill just " over Nicholas."
The Grand Trunk Railroad passes through his farm. He m.
21 March. 1819, Betsey Learned, both of St. Johnsbury, sister
of his brother James's wife. Nine children.

ii. Peter 3 Chandler Lord, b. 1792. He lived in Pomfret, Conn.,
with his grandfather, Peter Chandler, while young ; settled in
Ireland, Megantic Co., C. E., in 1818; farmer: m. 24 Jan.
1817, Lois Dexter West. dau. of Judge Presby West, of St.
Johusbury and Lancaster, N. H., by his wife Miss Carlton.
Ten children.

iv. Sophia 3 Caroline Lord, b. 1795 ; d. 1849, at Irasburg, aged 50 ;
m. 25 May, 1817, George Carlton West, son of Judge Presby
>West. of St. Johnsbury. They resided at Brownington and
Irasburg, Vt. He m. second, Christina Richardson, and lived
at Hartland, Vt. Mrs. Sophia C. L. West was an excellent
woman, beloved and highly respected by all. Three children,
v. Charles 3 Lord, b. 27 May, 17 ( J7; resides in New York city.
When he was twenty-one years old he went to Boston and re-
sided there ten years, and then removed to New York. He has
been engaged iu porter houses. He afterwards kept with his
son a billiard saloon at 145 Fulton street; m. Mary Ann
Russell, dau. of Walter Russell, of Cambridge, Mass. Four
children,
vi. Laura 3 Lord, b. 1801 ; d. 19 April, 1804.



378



MATILDA 5 CHANDLER (Peter,* Joseph? John? WiU
liam^) and Dr. Thomas Edwards, Kcenc, N. H.



316 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

He was 1). in Middletown, Conn., 18 Feb. 1757 ; d. 12 April
1837, in his 81st year, in Keene ; son of Thomas 1 Edwards.
who emigrated from Wales, England, and landed in Boston,
but soon settled in Middletown, Conn., where he was a gold-
smith. IIi.> first wife was a Miss MeKcy, who d. in Middle-
town, leaving the subject of this notice. Mr. Thomas 1 Edwards
then went buck to Boston and m. 13 June, 1758, Mary Johon-
not, b. 1730. dau. of Andrew (Andrai) Johonnot, b. 21 June,
1705, m. Susan (dau. of Anthoine and Marie Olivier), a dis-
tiller on Long Lane (Federal Street), Boston, in 1748. Mary
Johonnot was granddaughter of Daniel Johonnot, who was 1).
in France, 1668, arrived in Boston 1686, and went to Oxford,
Mass., with his uncle Andrai Sigournie. He remained in Ox-
ford until 25 Aug. 1696, when that place was broken up by the
Indians, and Jean Jeanson and three children were massacred.
But Jean Jeanson, daughter of Andrai Sigournie, was
rescued from the Indians by Daniel Johonnot, whom she after-
wards married. They were cousins.

Mr. Thomas 1 Edwards was at the commencement of the Revo-
lution in the employment of the government. He was a loyal-
ist, and went with the British to Halifax, and thence to Lon-
don, where he died at an advanced age.

Dr. Thomas'- Edwards, whose mother died when he was
about two weeks old, went to live with his aunt Barrett, in
Middletown, and remained with her in Middletown until he was
twelve years old, and then went with her to Springfield, Vt.
At the age of twenty-one he began the study of medicine with
Dr. Frink, of Keene, N. II., and commenced practice there.
He was two years in Providence, R. I., with his cousin Dr. Mc-
Key, in the practice of his profession and in the sale of drugs.
He returned to Keene and bought the Chandler Hotel, which
his brother-in-law, Lemuel Chandler, had kept. This hotel
was a famous stage-house at that day. His son-in-law, John
Hatch, kept it afterwards. The Cheshire House stands on the
spot now, 1882.

In person Dr. Edwards was rather under size ; he had a
large head, broad shoulders, was of a nervous temperament,
and was very active in thought, feeling and motion, his com-
plexion quite light.

Mrs. Matilda Edwards was noted for her great vivacity of
spirits and for her social feelings, which kept her young until
almost eighty years old, when she d. 24 Nov. 1843.

The children of Matilda and Dr. Thomas Edwards were :

i. Thomas 3 Edwards, b. in Keene, 13 June, 1788 ; d. young.
ii. Mart 3 Edwards, b. 13 April, 17<s!> ; m. 18 Nov. 181 U, 'Benja-
min Kimball, Esq., who was b. in Swausey, N. H., 1 March,



FIFTH AND SIXTH GENERATIONS. 317

1778; d. 15 Sept. 1830, son of Jethro Kimball, by his wife
Mary Warren ; lawyer in Winchester, N. H. After his death
Mrs. Kimball resided at Keeue with her daughter, and died
there 30 Dee. 1872 in her 84th year. Five children!
Sarah* Erw-nrns, h. 6 March, 1791 ; d. 6 Oct. 1851, at Keene :
m. 6 March, 1811, John Hatch. He d. 25 April, 1837, aged
50 years, at Keene; he was son of Reuben Hatch by his wife
Miss Denison. He kept the Cheshire House at Keene. Mrs.
Hatch was for a long series of years confined by illness to her
room and bed ; yet she kept herself fully posted as to the in-
ternal affairs of the tavern. When travellers arrived, their ap-
pearance and station in life she had reported to her immediate-
ly, and she ordered the appropriate rooms for them. She gave
all the minute directions as to the cookery and chamber work.
After regaining her strength by the change of life, she was
able to travel about some. She was of medium size, fair com-
plexion, had light hair, regular features, and possessed the
most lady-like manners, form and address. Five children.

Their son, Thomas Edwards Hatch, b. 11 Aug. 1822: read medicine
with Dr. Amos Twitchell, at Keene; was graduated with the
decree of Doctor in Medicine at the school in Philadelphia; spent
1S44-45 in the Asylum i'or the Insane at Concord, N. H., as assist-
ant physician to the writer of this. Dr. Geo. Chandler; afterwards
he held the same relation to the writer in the State Lunatic Hos-
pital at Worcester, Mass. ; was surgeon on board the ' ; Daniel
Webster,"' to Europe, and afterwards went more than fifty trips as
surgeon on passenger steamers to Central America. In 18'll lie
was appointed postmaster at Keene, and in 1SG5 was reappointed
by President Lincoln, and his commission was signed by President
Johnson. He was a farmer a quarter of a mile cast of the post-
office. He m. 12 June, 1854, Hannah .Maria Handerson, of Keene.
Dr. T. E. Hatch was a member of the Legislature from Keene,
1872. Two children.

Thomas 3 McKky Edwards, b. in Keene, 16 Dec. 1795; D. C.
1813 ; lawyer at Keene, N. H. He rose to the head of
the bar in Cheshire Co. ; was postmaster and pension agent
many years ; president of the Cheshire Railroad Corporation,
and was active in its construction ; president of the Ashuelot
Bank ; representative to the State Legislature and to Congress
in 1859, 'GO, '61 and '02 ; m. 26 May, 1840, Mary Hart Fisk,
of Keene. She was b. 29 Oct. 1812, dau. of Phineas Fisk by
his wife Miss Mary Hart. Seven children.

380



CLARINA 5 CHANDLER (Peter, 4 Joseph, 3 John, 2 William 1 )

and CoLJsrael 6 Putnam, Marietta, O.

He was born 20 Jan. 17GG. His Putnam descent was
through

i. John 1 Pctnam, who emigrated from Buckinghamshire, England,

to Salem, Mass., in 1634, by wife Priscilla.
ii. Thomas 9 Putnam, came with his father.
iii. Capt. Joseph 3 Putnam, by wife Elizabeth Porter.



318 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

iv. Gen. Israel 4 Putnam, b. in Salem, 7 Jan. 1718; d. 21 May,
1700, in Brooklyn, Conn. ; m. first, Hannah Pope, dau. of
John Pope, of Salem ; m. second. 3 July, 1707, Deborah Aver-
ill, widow of John Gardiner, fifth proprietor of Gardiner's
Island. Slip died at the house of Beverly Robinson.
v. Israel 5 Putnam, 2d; m. , Sarah .

vi. Israel 6 Putnam, 3d, b. 20 Jan. 1766 ; m. 26 Feb. 1792. Clarina
Chandler.

Hon. Ephraim Cutler said, "There accompanied him Col.
Israel Putnam, Israel Putnam, Jr.," and others, " and they
arrived at Marietta. 18 Sept. 1795," "having spent 31 days
upon the River" Ohio, with what families they had.

It is in tradition that when they removed West, Mrs. Clarina
Putnam rode on a horse 2S years old ; that they slept in wagons
at night, and that she gave birth to a child, but lost it.

On the division of the effects of her mother, Mary Hodges,
who died in 179(5, the silver spoons were, by direction of Mrs.
Olive Backus Chandler and others, to be sent to her daughter
Mrs. Putnam, in Ohio, after the death of Peter Chandler, her
husband, and lather of Clarina. Mrs. Putnam died 29 Nov.
1801, aged 34 years. .

The children of Clarina and Col. Israel Putnam were :

i. Frances" May Putnam, recorded b. in Pomfret, 12 April, 1793 ;
d. 5 April. 1809, aged 16 years.

ii. William" Putnam; d. 26 May, 1799.
iii. Emeline" Putnam : d. 18 May, 1799, aged 2 years.
. iv. Clarina" Chandler Putnam ; d. in the fall of 1839, aged about
40 years. She lived with her mother-in-law until her death, on
the farm that her father first settled on when he came to Ohio,
five miles from Marietta, on the Muskingum River, and where
his only living son, Lewis J. P. Putnam, resided in 1864.

v. Harriet 7 Putnam, b. 16 Aug. 1800 ; d. 26 Aug. 1800, aged
10 days.

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Maj. JOHN 5 WILKES CHANDLER (Peter," Joseph, 3 John;"
William 1 ) and Mary Stedman, Pomfret, Conn.

She was born at Hampton, Conn., 14 Jan. 1772; d. 5 Jan.
18H2, at her homestead in Pomfret, Conn., of pleurisy, aged
59 yrs. 11 mos. 19 days; dau. of Capt. James Stedman, of
Hampton, by his wife Hannah Griffin. [See 90.1

Mrs. Mary Chandler was left a widow at the age of thirty-
six, with eight small children, and the ninth was born three
months afterwards. Now her native energy was put to the
severe trial of self-reliance. Her husband had left a farm of
340 acres, on which over fifty milch cows had been kept.



FIFTH AND SIXTH GENERATIONS. 319

The estate was inventoried at $23,81^.82 ; on which there were
claims of §3,3(57.35. All of this she undertook to manage, and
she did so successfully. In-doors and out she took the entire
control. She hired the best farmer she could tind for a foreman
ui uui-uoor work, and told him what to do. The internal affairs
of the household she was fully equal to ; and with the help of a
single colored woman only she got along until her four daughters
were able to assist her ; and, as soon as they were old enough,
they were put to housekeeping. The oldest and youngest
alternating weekly with the two middle ones, during the time
they attended school, were called housekeepers. But as soon
as they finished their schooling, or in vacation of the public
school, the rule was for one, in weekly succession, to help her
mother in the domestic concerns, while the other three spun
their daily rounds or wove their allotted stints. Most of the
garments worn by the family were made of cloth manufactured
by their hands. Her sons labored as constantly in the fields
when not at school. This was the way she herself had been
brought up, although her father was reputed the wealthiest man
in town. She often worked in the field with their hired woman,
she told her children, while her father and most of the men —
drafted into the army — were at some White Plains, West Point,
or Valley Forge, of the Revolutionary war.

In 1783, before she had completed her eleventh year, she
went from Hampton to 'Windham and exchanged a web of cloth
— the tow for which she had carded, spun and woven entirely
with her own hands — for six silver tea-spoons, which are now
become heir-looms, woven into the kind remembrance of her,
and in the keeping of her grandchildren.

Mrs. Chandler was rather above the medium size, had light
complexion, light eyes full and bright, nose inclined to Roman,
mouth compressed, forehead rather high than wide. She was
intelligent, energetic, and kind and indulgent to her children.
Widow Chandler showed herself equal to her lot. Her daugh-
ters married and became housekeepers, and her sons went from
home to seek their fortunes ; and she, at the desire of her
children, allowed the farm to be sold, and then either kept house
by herself or resided with her youngest daughter, Mrs. Dr.
Holt. But it was an evil day to her when she gave up the cares
and labors of the farm, for she needed the active life of her
aeeustomed duties to keep her mind and physical system in
their wonted condition. Her health failed, and she became
susceptible to the slightest changes of the weather. A pleuritic
attack seized her, and she succumbed in a few days, at the age of
00 lacking ten days, at the old Chandler homestead in Pomfret,
where she had spent the most of her life.

She was admitted a member of the Congregational church in
Pomfret, 3 July, 1809.



320 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

Maj. John Willses Chandler was born 4 July, 17Gft, a time of
great political excitement in England ; for at this time John
Wilkes — the ardent democratic champion " for the rights of
the people " — was creating so much interest in London in favor
Ox the people against castes ; and when the watchword of
"Wilkes and Liberty" was as familiar a cry in Boston as in
London. Hence, probably, the baptismal name of John Wilkes
was given him, as democracy and liberty were then the watch-
words of his father, as they became afterwards those of this son.

John Wilkes Chandler was a successful farmer. The first
year of his married life he kept tavern in the north-west corner
house in Pomfret, where his brother Charles afterwards lived.
He then bought of his father the " Chandler Homestead," the
first house in Pomfret on the road from South Woodstock —
" the 1 11 acres on the MashamoquettLine." He was selectman
in 1804-5. About the time of the close of lk the Oliver Dodge
Schism," he was on the committee of the " old Society," He
was a delegate to the Jell'crsonian Convention of the State. He
was commissioned, 19 May, 1805, by Gov. Jonathan Trumbull,
major of the 5th Reg't of Cavalry. While captain of the Troop
of Horse he had his company warned to meet at his own house ;
and he entertained his soldiers as well as his neighbors that day
at his own expense — an event that was long remembered and
talked of. He was a school-committee man in 1799 and 1807 ;
master mason in 1800.

He died 22 Jan. 1808, at the age of 38 years, from hernia
brought on by his exertions in sledding wood. He had been much
beloved and respected by his neighbors for his kindness of heart
and civil deportment, and his memory was long cherished and
his kindly acts spoken of by those who had known him.

The children of Maj. John Wilkes and Mary (Stedman)
Chandler were :

yi2. i. Emily, b. in Pomfret, 8 Sept. 171*3; in. at the Episcopal

Church at Brooklyn, Conn., William Allen, IS Jan. 1815.

913. u. Hannah Stedman, b. 12 July, 1795; m. at Pomfret,

Alexander Grant Smith, Esq.

914. in. Makv, b. 30 March, 17 ( J7; d. 5 July, 1819, of fever, at

Pomfret, and was buried in the " Chandler Acre." Dr.
Nathaniel Allen, of Claiborne, Ala., sent her sister
Emily's husband, 1 Dec. 1819, the following, which was
inscribed on the white marble slab at her grave : —

" Here rests from earthly care and mortal pain
The daughter, sister, and the friend humane.
If virtue, worth and usefulness could save,
She still had lived, nor known an early grave.
But think not, reader, that for her we mourn,
As one devoid of hope had left this bourne.
The tribute of affection's tear we shed,
And hope her soul to happier climes has tied."



FIFTH AND SIXTH GENERATIONS. 321

915. iv. John Wilkes, b. 18 Nov. 1798; m. first, at Aimsville,
N. Y., 14 June, 1827, Achsah Stanford; m. second, 2<S
Sept. 1841, Julia Ann ffutchins.

910. v. Marian, b. 15 'Sept. 1800; m. in Pomfret, 21 Feb.
r828, Dr. Hiram Holt.

917. vi. Peter, b. 12 Jan. 1803; m. at Mexico, N. Y., 25 Aug.

1832, Joanna H. Gunu.

918. vn. James Stedman, b. 20 July, 1804 ; m. at Woodstock,

5 March, 1828, Mary Sweeting, of Woodstock, Conn.

919. vin. George, b. 2m April, 1806; m. at Salem. Mass., 4 May,

1842, Josephine Rose ; m. second. 8 April, 1874, Mary
Eliza Douglas, widow of Charles A. Wheeler.

920. ix. Lemuel, b. 26 April, 1808 ; d. 3 Aug. 1809, aged 1 yr.

3 ms. 5 ds.

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CHARLES 5 C. CHANDLER (Peter, 4 Joseph, 3 John; 2 Wil-
liam 1 ) and Lydia Gray, Pomfret, Conn.

She was bora 24 March, 1773; d. 23 March, 1828, a. 55
years, and was buried in the " Chandler Acre," in Pomfret.
She was dau. of Thomas Gray, Est]., of Windham, Conn., by
his wife Abigail Wales, who m. for her second husband Peter 4
Chandler, father of this Charles Clapp Chandler.

Mr. C. C. Chandler was a farmer, and his house stood on the
very north-west corner of the town. His farm was rocky and
rough, but by economy he obtained a comfortable livelihood
from it. He was in person of full size, broad shoulders, had
light complexion, dark chestnut hair and eyes ; and he possessed
great moral worth. He died 2 May, 1833, in Pomfret, in his
60th year.

The children of Charles C. and Lydia (Gray) Chandler
were :

921. i. Thomas Gray, b. in Pomfret, 22 Oct. 1798; d. 20 Aug.

1855, in Pomfret ; m. first, 182li, Lucinda Warren, of

Ashford ; m. second, 20 Nov. 1842, Lucy Stead, of

Woodstock.
Maria, b. 25 Feb. 1801 ; m. 1 Jan. 1825, Russell Randall

of Pomfret.
Abigail Wales, b. 8 Jan. 1804 ; d. 1839 ; m. 9 April,

1833, Zachariah Bicknell, Jr. of Ashford.
Lucy, b. 14 April, 1807; d. 14 Nov. 1826.
Caroline Matilda, b. 14 June, 1810; d. 5 May, 1878, of

consumption, in Eastford, and buried in the Chandler Lot

in Pomfret, Conn.

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NATHAN CHANDLER (Peter, 4 Joseph, 3 John; 2 William')
and Elizabeth Arnold, Pomfret, Conn.
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322 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

She was b. 22 Oct. 1782 : d. 5 Sept. 1860, in her 78th year,
of colic, at the house of her daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Harris,
in Woodstock. She was probably the last representative of any
Chandler of the fifth generation from William and Aixni's
Chandler, wlio came to Roxbury in 1637. She was dau. of
Maj. Moses Arnold, who bought of the widow of Charles
Church" Chandler the " Chandler Homestead," in Woodstock,
in 17.89, by his wife Sarah Greene, of Pawtuxet, R. I., who
died on the Charles Church 5 Chandler place in Woodstock, at
the age of \)S years.

Mr. Nathan 5 Chandler lived for a few years after marriage
with his father on the " Dennison place ; " afterwards he resided
on the William Sabin place, directly opposite. About 1812 he
bought the farm of Dea. John Howe Payson, about one quarter
of a mile north, where he lived a few years, and then went back



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