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vii. Lewis Nokkis ; lieutenant in the war of 1812.

viii. Otis Nokkis ; d. in Greenbush, N. Y. ; m. Mary Smith.


LYDIA 6 CHANDLER (Joseph,* Joseph,* Joseph, 3 Thomas, 2
William 1 ) and Joseph Whittier, of Nottingham, N. H.
The name was sometimes called " Whitcher."

Their children were :

i. John Whittier ; d. in Brightonville, Me. ; m. Abigail Titus, of


ii. Enoch Whittiek ; m. in Winthrop ; farmer. *

iii. Joseph Wiiittieu ; m. INIiss fcytHn (.?') Miller, of Winthrop.
iv. Lydia Clakamono Whittiek ; in. Mr. Hat horn,
v. Jemima Whittiek ; m. Eliphalet Dearborn ; farmer in Solon,

vi. Martha Whittiek ; m. Mr. Ward.
vii. Aktemas Whittiek ; Methodist minister.

viii. Hannah Whittiek ; d. of consumption, in Brighton ; m. Mr.


JOSEPH 6 CHANDLER (Joseph* Joseph* Joseph? Thomas?
William 1 ) and Surah Haynes, Monmouth, Me.

He lived in Andover, N. H., and removed to Monmouth,
where, at Chandler's Mills, he was drowned in the mill-pond on
the 16th of Oct. 1785.

Their children were :

1392. i. Sarah; b. at Epping, N. H.. 4 Sept. 1775 ; d. 1785.

1393. ii. Daniel Runlet, b. 11 Aug. 1778; in. 15 Dec. 1800, Sally

C. Maloon.

1394. in. Joseph, b. at New Andover, N. H., 11 Aug. 1780; m. 5

Nov. 1806, Mehitable Andrews.

1395. iv. John, b. June, 1782 ; m. 1803, Sarah Morrison, of Parsons-

field, Me.

1396. v. James B., b. 2 June, 1784 ; lost at sea in 1S00.


HANNAH 6 CHANDLER (Joseph? Joseph, 4 Joseph?
TJtomas? William 1 ) and David Maloon.
He was of Epping, N. H.

Their children were :

i. David Maloon ; blacksmith, at St. Albans, Me. ; m. Rhoda

ii. Sally C. Maloon ; in. first, Daniel Runlet Chandler, her cousin

[see 1393] ; m. second, George W. Norris, of Detroit, Me.,

her cousin. [See 570.]


Gen. JOHN 6 CHANDLER (Joseph? Joseph? Joseph?
TJtomas? William 1 ) and Mary Whitcher, Monmouth, Me.

She was b. Ill Feb. 17(14; d. 1(1 Sept. 184(5, aged 82, and
was buried on " Burnt Hill," Augusta, Me.

He removed to Monmouth about 1780, and settled upon a
farm. He was clerk of the proprietors, and afterwards town
clerk in Monmouth many years. He was surveyor, selectman


and representative to the legislature in Boston. It was said, in
a description of Monmouth, Me., that among its distinguished
individuals was John Chandler. " Gen. Chandler was the
poorest man in the settlement, and was an itinerant blacksmith.
His talents were of high order, and by perseverance and
industry he became wealthy. From poverty he rose to be a
major-general in the militia, and a brigadier-general in the war
of 1812." His commission as brigadier-general in the U. S.
service bears date July 8, 1812. He was in the General Court
of Mass., at Boston, in 1819, and the same year was a member
of the Convention which formed the constitution of Maine ;
and in 1820, was president of the Senate of Maine. He
represented Massachusetts in Congress from 1805 to 1808, and
w r as elected to the Senate of the U. S. in 1820, as one of the
first two senators from Maine after its separation from Massa-
chusetts. When a senator, a rhymer, anticipating the assem-
bling of the members in "Washington, D. C, devoted two lines
to him, as follows :

" John Chandler will be there.
Tough as steel and bold as Hector."

• He was specially appointed Ivy Gov. Sullivan, sheriff of the
County of Kennebec, over Gen. Lithgrow, to settle the disputes
and to quell the risinir rebellion in that district in 1807.

" Gen. Chandler," said Dr. Walbridge, of Charleston, S. C,
who was surgeon to the army and in the battle, " was senior
officer at the head of Lake Ontario, when taken prisoner with
Gen. Winder at Stony Creek. They had pitched their tents on
the brow of the hill, with their soldiers spread out below and
on each side. But in the night the British made a gallant sortie
to retrieve their loss of a few days before, and took prisoners
the two generals. A hard battle ensued. The Yankees main-
tained their groiind during the night. But as the command
fell upon Col. Wilson of the artillery, who had never had
sreneral command, the council of war decided to retreat to Four-
mile Creek and await the arrival of Lewis with reinforcements."

Gen. Chandler's own account of the affair at Stony Creek
was this : k ' About an hour before daylight, on the 6th of June,
1813, the alarm was given. I was instantly up, and the 25th,
which was near me, as well as the left wing which was under
Gen. Winder (owing to neglect of front pickets or other
causes, the British officers say they were not hailed until they
were within three hundred yards). I ordered Gen. Winder to
cover the artillery. At this moment I heard a new burst of
fire from the enemy's left, on our right ; and, not being able to
see anything which took place, I set out at full speed towards
the right, to prevent being out-tianked. I had proceeded but a


few yards when my horse fell under me — by which fall I
received serious injuries. Here was a time in which I have no
recollection of what passed. But I presume it was not long.
As soon as I recovered I recollected what my object was, and
made my way to the right, and gave Smith what directions I
thought proper to prevent his right from being turned. I was
returning towards the centre, and when near the artillery,
heard men who appeared to be in confusion ; it being the point
where I expected the 23d to be formed, I thought it was that
regiment. I approached them, and as soon as I was near
enough I saw a body of men who I thought to be the 23d in
rear of the artillery, broken. I hobbled in amongst them and
began to rally them, and directed them to form, but soon found
my mistake ; it was the British 49th, who had pushed forward
to^the head of our column, and gained the rear of the artillery.
I was immediately disarmed and conveyed down the column to
its rear. It was not yet day, and the extreme darkness of the
night, to which was added the smoke of the fire, put it out of
our power to see the enemy. This was all that saved their
columns from total destruction, of which some of their officers
were aware.'"

At a 4th of July dinner, Gen. Chandler gave a toast, " May
I be within the walls of Quebec." An old Scotchman present
then, said, "If you. arc, you will be there a prisoner of war."
And so he was.

His residence was near the Academy. His mills — " Chand-
ler's Mills " — were a mile north. In 1829 he was appointed
Collector of the port of Portland, by President Jackson, which
office he held until 1837, when he removed to Augusta, Me.,
and purchased the Joseph Chandler house, on Chandler Street.
, In 1822 he was one of the committee that selected Augusta
as the seat of government of Maine.

He died 25 Sept. 1842, in his 81st year, at Augusta, and his
remains repose on Burnt Hill, with those of his wife and others
of his family. •

About 1778, when he was sixteen years old, he ran away
from his mother's house in Monmouth, and sailed from Xew-
buryport in a privateer ; was taken prisoner, and was put on
board a prison-ship which went into a southern port. He told
the captain of it that he was going to run away, and not long-
after he did so, with three others. He begged his way back,
and in passing through New Jersey went into a house where he
found Maj. James Norris, of the army of the colonies, who
had married his sister, Mary Chandler. Maj. Norris supplied
him with shoes and with other things for his journey home.
When he reached Monmouth he found he had travelled, by the
circuitous route he had been obliged to take, about 1700 miles


on foot since he escaped from the British prison-ship. His
privateering and prison life, with his travels home, took two
long and hard years.

The children of Gen. John and Mary (Whitcher) Chandler
were :

1397. i. Caroline Elizabeth, b. at Monmouth, 20 Aug. 1784 ; mi.

11 June. 1S0C, Dr. Benjamin Prescott, of Bath, Me.

1398. ii. Clakissa, b. 20 Aug. 1784; d. 21 Aug. 1784.
131)9. m. Clarissa, 2d, b. 7 June, 1786 ; d. 13 Oct. 1792.

1400. iv. JonN Alfonzo, b. 19 May, 1791 ; m. first, 14 Aug. 1814,

Delia E. West,- of Hallowell, Me. ; m. second. 2 Aug.
1839, Eunice P. Robinson, of Augusta.

1401. v. Anson Gonzalo, b. 14 Oct. 1793; m. first, 25 Dec. 1825,

Elizabeth Ann Pike, of Calais ; m. second, 9 June,
1852, Annie Eliza Bradbury, of Calais.

1402. vi. Clarissa Augusta, b. 12 July, 1797; m. at Monmouth, 4

June, 1821, Dr. Amos Nourse, of Hallowell.

1403. vn. William Henry Augustus, b. 24 April, 1803 ; d. 7 Jan.



Ar>IGAIL 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph,' 3 Thomas, 2
William 1 ) and Ebenezer Ray, Hopkinton, N. H.

Mr. Ray was a cooper by trade. Mrs. Ray died 21 Aug.
1822, aged 52 years to a day.

Their children were :
i. Maria Chandler Ray ; Windham, N. H. ; m. Deacon Benjamin

ii. Elizabeth Ray ; Lowell, Mass. ; m. Dea. Amos Hyde,
iii. Clarissa P. Ray ; teacher, Boston.
iv. Ellen G. Ray; Windham, N. H; m. John Hills.
v. Sarah G. Ray ; m. Joseph M. Bullins.
vi. Esther Ray ; m. Joseph M. Bullins, as his first wife,
vii. William P. Ray.
viii. Amos Ray.
ix. Lucy W. Ray ; m. Coolidge.

: 580

SUSANNA 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph, 3 T/iomas 2
William 1 ) and Col. Robert 4 Holmes, Dunbarton, N. H.

He was b. at Dunbarton, 5 March, 1766; d. 28 Feb. 1850,
aged 84; son of John 3 Holmes, who was b. in 1731, and was
in the battle of Bunker Hill, m. 31 Oct. 1759, Mary McCally,
and d. 1 May, 1804, aged 73 ; was probably grandson of John-
Holmes, of Londonderry, N. H., by his wife Grizel Givean,


and grcfitrgrandson of Abraham 1 Holmes, who emigrated from
Ireland in 1719. Robert Holmes was Colonel of the militia in
1811. Mrs. Holmes d. 14 Dee. 1852, in her 81st year.

The children of Susanna and Col. Robert Holmes were :

i. Mary 5 Colton Holmes, b. 10 July, 1790; d. Aug. 1855; m. 3
Jan. 1833, Deacon Thomas 5 Giles, who was h. at Boston,
16 Nov. 1785. He was son of Thomas 4 Giles by his wife Mary
Marshall, and grandson of Samuel, 3 son of Eleazer, 2 son of
Edward 1 Giles. Dea. Thomas 5 Giles resided at Roekport,
Mass. ; merchant and coaster from New York to Halifax,
N. S. ; master and pilot of his own vessel. By a former wife,
Olive Torr, he had nine children, and by Miss M. C. Holmes
two children.

ii. Betsey 5 Holmes, b. May, 1800; d. 15 Oct. 1804.

iii. Charles 5 Holmes, b. at Dunbarton, 2G April, 1802 ; d. 2G March,
18G3. He was a merchant in Boston, under the firm name of
Chandler (Isaac his cousin) & Holme's ; captain of the N. H.
militia ; farmer ou the homestead at Dunbarton ; m. 12 April,
18.31, Louisa Pope, who was h. at Andover, Mass., 9 Feb. 1809.
Eight children.

iv. Charlotte 5 Holmes, b. at Dunbarton, 20 March, 1804 ; d. 31

July, 1853 ; teacher.
v. JonN 5 Holmes, b. Oct. 1808 ; d. 4 May, 1815.

vi. Elizabeth 5 Chandler Holmes : b. 9 Feb. 1810 ; m. 4 April.
1)S33, Jonathan Wheeler, who was b. 4 May, 1802, d. 12 Sept.
18G4, son of Plummer and Lucy (Roby) Wheeler, of Sutton,
N. H. He resided at New Bedford, Mass. ; teacher for twenty-
five years in N. H. Three children.

vii. Chandler 5 Robert Holmes ; m. Julia Bosworth. For many
years overseer of cotton manufactory at Chicopee, Mass. ;
farmer at Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., 111.


PHEBE 6 CHANDLER (Isaac," Isaac, 4 Joseph, 3 Thomas,- 2
William 1 ) and Lieut. Benjamin Eaton, Hopkinton, N. II.

He d. 13 Oct. 1807, aged 20 years, in Hopkinton; saddler
by trade.

Their children were :

i. Betsey Paige Eaton, b. in Hopkinton, 1802 ; m. Stephen Brad-
bury Sargent, of Hopkinton. He was a merchant in Hopkinton.
Moved to Concord. She left no issue,
ii. Charlotte Maria Eaton, b. 3 Sept. 1808 ; m. Dr. Harrison
Eaton, native of Hopkinton, who graduated at Berkshire Medical
school in 1836, and Fellow of the N. II. Med. Society; settled
in the practice of his profession at Thornton's Ferry, Merrimac,
N. H. One child.



MOSES 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac,* Joseph, 3 Thomas*
William 1 ) and Nelly Stinson, Hopkinton, N. H.

She was b. in Dumbarton, 10 April, 1776 ; d. 24 July, 1843,
a. 67 ; buried by the remains of* her husband at Hopkinton.
Moses Chandler was a farmer in the village, and lived where
Isaac Henry Chandler, Esq., lived in 1865. He petitioned for
the administration of his father's estate, 4 June, 1811. He d. 3
May, 1841, a. 67.

The children of Moses and Nelly (Stinson) Chandler
were :

1404. i. William Stinson. b. 11 Oct. 1805; d. 30 April, 1806, in


1405. ii. Meriel. b. at Dunbarton, 8 Nov. 1807 ; d. 8 Feb. 1823,

aged 15 years, 3 mos.

1406. in. William Stinson, b. in Hopkinton, 29 Aug. 1.S10; m.

first, 16 Nov. 1865, Alice Amelia Ruleff ; m. second, 2
April, 1870, Julia G- Knapp.

1407. iv. Isaac, b. 29 Sept. 1812; in 1840 settled in New Orleans,

La., where he was engaged several years in mercantile
business. In 1845 he commenced the study of dentistry
with Dr. Frederick H. Knapp, and was practising that
art, 1871, in company with his preceptor, in New Orleans.


ISAAC 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph* Thomas,*
William 1 ) and Lucy Withington, Hopkinton, N. H.

She was b. 10 Oct. 1788 ; dau. of Phineas and Hannah
Withington, of Roxbury, Mass. Isaac Chandler was, from
1815 to 1825, a grocer in Boston, in Merchants Row, on the
south side of Faneuil Hall, under the firm name of Chandler &
Holmes, and afterwards the firm was Chandler & Phelps (Abel).
He d. 30 Aug. 1861, in his 83d year.

The children of Isaac and Lucy (Withington) Chandler
were :

1408. i. Hannah Maria, b. 14 Oct. 1810; pub. 15 June, 1836, to

Josiah F. Leach, of Boston.

1409. ii. Caroline, b. 6 Jan. 1812; d. 15 Oct. 1825.

1410. in. Isaac Henry, b. 13 Oct. 1820; m. 16 Nov. 1842, Caroline

Elizabeth Shaw.


JOSIAH 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph,* Thomas, 2
William 1 ) and Margaret Witherell, Hopkinton, N. II.

She d. 21 Nov. 1857, at the age of 84, and was buried beside
her husband and two sons in Hopkinton. They resided on the


hill just west of the village, on the south side of the street.
The land was half of the "homestead of Maj. Isaae Chandler.
Mr. Josiah Chandler d. 26 elan. 1855, in his 70th year.

His children died before him, and his estate, as rendered
(Oct. 1854, of §951.02) by Joseph Stamvood, administrator,
was divided, 27 May, 1855, between the widow Margaret ; his
brothers Isaac and Timothy, his sister Phebe Eaton"; Stephen
B. Sargent, agent ; Win. 8. and Isaac Chandler, children of his
brother Moses ; Sarah G. Bullins, Elizabeth R. Hyde, Lucy W.
Coolidge, and Clarissa P. Kay, children of his sister Abigail
(out of the State), and Maria C. Blanchard and Ellen G. Hills,
in the State of X. H. ; and between Charles Holmes for himself
and as agent for Mary Giles, Elizabeth Wheeler and Chandler
Holmes, children of his sister Susan.

The children of Josiah and Margaret (Witherell) Chandler
were :

1411. i. Horace, b. 7 March, 1815; d. 23 Nov. 1822.

1412. ii. Charles, b. 22 March, 1817; d. 10 Dec. 1817.


• TIMOTHY 6 CHANDLER (Isaac, 5 Isaac * Joseph? Thomas*
William 1 ) and Laura B. Estabrook, Hopkinton, N. H.

She was dau. of Joseph and Emma (Stocker) Estabrook, of

They lived in the large yellow house by the graveyard, in
the village — the Plstabrook homestead. He was a saddler and
harness-maker, and d. 13 xVuir. 1861, aged 74.

The children of Tbiothy and Laura B. (Estabrook) Chandler
were :

1413. i. Emma Maria, b. 17 Oct. 1824; m. 4 Oct. 1849, Joseph M.


1414. ii. Timothy Estabrook, b. 2 Dec. 1830; m. 4 Nov. 1859,

Belle Parker, of Davenport, Iowa.


JOHN 6 CHANDLER (Joseph," Isaac,' Joseph? Thomas?
Will tarn 1 ) and Peggy Holmes, Garland, Me.

She was b. 4 Jan. 177li; dau. of Robert Holmes.

They lived on part of the Chandler homestead, in Hopkinton,
N. H., until four of their children were born, and then moved
to Garland, in 1805. He was highway surveyor at the
organization of the town of Garland in" 1811 ; was of the
committee to build a school-house in 181<>. He d. 24 July,
1854, in his DOth year.


The children of John and Margaret (Holme*) Chandler
were :

1415. i. James Jewett, b. 17 Feb. 1798; pub. 19 March, 1821, to

Harriot Sylvester, both of Garland.

1416. ii. Harriet, b. 20 Jan. 1800; m. 10 Aug. 1826, John Hart,

of Atkinson.

1417. iii. Adeline, b. 25 June, 1802; m. 10 Nov. 1821, Ebenezer

Jennison, of Charleston, Me.

1418. iv. Betsey Holmes, b. 8 Jan. 1807; m. 7 Jan. 1828, Thomas

Lyford, of Atkinson, Me.

1419. v. John Perkins Sawyer, b. 9 Dec. 1809 ; drowned 1 March,

1842, 'at New Orleans, while walking with his 2d cousin,
"Win." S. Chandler.

1420. vi. Mary Ann Ray, b. 11 Sept. 1812; m. 18 March, 1833,

Jesse Taylor, of Albion, Me.


MAKY 6 CHANDLEB {Isaac, 5 Isaac,* Joseph* Thomas,-
William 1 ) and William Dustin, Weare, N. II.

He was b. 17 March, 1772: son of William and Rhoda
Dustin, in Weare. Farmer, about one mile from the old meet-
ing-house in Weare. They moved to , fcfi. They had

eleven children — two pair of twins, it was said. ; ^^;>>> v ^

Three of their children were :

i. Barnard Dustin.
ii. Betsey Dustin.
iii. Gilman Dustin.


JOSEPH 7 CHANDLER, Jr. (Joseph? Isaac,* Joseph,''
Thomas* William 1 ) and Mehitable Currier, Hopkinton, N. H.

She was dau.'of Dr. Edward Currier, of Hopkinton.

Mr. J. Chandler was a farmer, and lived with his father,
opposite the Court House, after the decease of his wife.

Their children were :

1421. i. Heuer, b. at Hopkinton, N. H., 11 Nov. 1799; d. 13

June, 1845, at Nashville ; ■ in. 2'2 Dec. 1835, Hannah
Taylor Farley.

1422. ii. Tuomas Currier, b. 5 Aug. 1801 ; d. unni. at Nashville,

N. H.


SARAH 6 CHANDLER (Joseph, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph, 3 Thomas*
William 1 ) and Moses- Story, Hopkinton, N. H.

He d. 6 Dec. 1857, aged 77 yrs. (! mos. 6 days ; son of Capt.
Thomas 1 Story, who d. April, 1816, a. 70, by his wife Hannah


1j., who d. Sept. 1818, a. 71, in Hopkintou. Tanner and
currier in the village. Mrs. Story d. 9 Sept. 1828, a. 51.

Their children were :

i. Albert 3 Story.; d. aged 2 yrs. 6 mos.
ii. Albert 3 Stoky ; d. 2 Aug. 1812, in the 18th year of his age,

and was buried in Hopkinton Village Cemetery, where is a

memorial slab of marble, on which is inscribed the date of the

deaths of his grandparents, two ancles, his mother and two

iii. Mary 3 Stoky, b. in Contoocookville ; m. David S. Nichols.

Seven children.
iv. David 3 Story ; d. 24 Aug. 1822, in his 10th year.
v. Moses 3 Story, b. 4 Jan. 1815 ; m. first, Mehitable F. Currier,

of Warner. She d. 3 March, 1854, a. 38, in Hopkinton,

leaving three children. He m. second, July, 1855, Harriet

Story, dan. of Sewall Story, of Warner. Five children.
vi. Sarah 3 Story, b. 4 Jan. 1815; twin of Moses; m. 12 Oct.

1836, James Story, son of William K. Story, of Hopkinton.

He was a wholesale peddler of confectionery and cigars ;

farmer on the hill one mile east of Hopkinton Village. Five

vii. Margaret 3 StorY ; d. 25 June, 1849, aged 30; m. Samuel R.

Adams, shoemaker, Hopkinton Village. One child,
viii. Thomas 3 Story; d. 18 Sept. 1828, in his 11th year,


MARTHA 6 O. CHANDLER {Joseph* Isaac* Joseph*

Thomas,- William 1 ) and John C. Kendall, Mt. Vernon, N. H.
He was a cooper by trade, also a merchant in company with
his brother Thaddens, at Mt. Vernon.

Their children were :

i. Hamilton Kendall ; went to sea and did not return,
ii. Frank Kendall ; went to sea and did not return,
iii. Charlotte Martha Jane Kendall,

f twins ; died,
iv. Sophia Eliza Lane Kendall, j

v. Mary Ann Kendall ; died soon after she m. Crosby.


RHODA 6 CHANDLER (Joseph, 5 Isaac, 4 Joseph, 3 Thomas, 2
William 1 ) and Zadoe Wilkins, Lowell, Mass., No. 10 Race

He was b. at Carlisle, 30 June, 1784, the youngest child of
thirteen children of Timothy Wilkins, Jr., by his wife Mary
Chamberlain, of Hilleriea.


Their children were :

i. Sophia Wilkins, b. at New Boston, N. H., 31 Oct. 1813; m.
Luther W. Louger, of Hopkinton, N. H., shoemaker. She
kept a boarding-house on Lawrence Corporation, at Lowell,
Mass. One child,
ii. Samuel D. Wilkins, b. at Acton, 21 Sept. 1817 ; died same day.
iii. Louisa E. Wilkins, b. 9 April, 1821 ; in mill at Brownville.
iv. Charles Wilkins, b. 1 Sept. 1823 ; overseer in No. 5 dressing
room, Lawrence Corporation, Lowell, Mass. ; m. Mary Ann
Buneher. and had three sons.
v. William Wilkins, b. 3 June, 1825 ; d. aged 2 years.
vi. Heber Chandler Wilkins, b. at Carlisle, 23 Nov. 1827 ;
machinist, Boston ; m. Isabell Sanborn.

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SOPHIA* CHANDLER (Joseph, 5 Isaac,* Joseph, 3 r Fh,omas?
William 1 ) and Samuel Dodge, Nashua, N. H.

He was b. 1 July, 1784; d. 11 March, 1852, at Nashua; son
of Gideon ; shoemaker in winter and farmer in the summer.
After his death, she lived with her son on Ash Street. She is a
large, fleshy woman, intelligent and capable.

Their children were :

i. Anstice Whitney Dodge, b. 25 Aug. 1815 ; d. 4 April, 1848.

ii. Elizabeth Chandler Dodge, b. 13 Jan. 1818; coat maker. No.
Ill Washington Street, Boston.

iii. Charlotte Dodge, b. 18 Sept. 1820 ; tailoress, Nashua.

iv. Martha Safford Dodge, b. 18 Aug. 1824 ; m. 9 Aug. 1-849,
Rufus 7 Reed, b. 16 Sept. 1818, son of Asa 6 Reed by his wife
Betsey Preseott ; grandson of Willard 5 Reed by his wife Olive
Minot : gr. -grandson of John 4 Reed, of Westford, Mass., by
his wife Abiel Butterfield^ gr.-gr. -grandson of Philip 3 Reed, of
Concord, by his wife Thanks iiile ; gr. -gr.-gr. -grandson of Dr.
Philip- Reed, of Lynn, who made complaint against Margaret
Gilford, for witchcraft, but the doctor was driven out of Lynn
for this false accusation, and he went to Concord. He m.
Abigail. This Dr. Philip- Reed was sou of Elias 1 Reed, the
first of the name known in Woburn, Mass. Rufus 7 Reed was
a merchant in Lawrence. Three children.
v. Samuel Dodge, b. 5 Feb. 1827 ; carpenter at Nashua.

vi. Sarah Sophia Dodge, b. 19 July, 1828 ; milliner.



ELIZABETH 6 CHANDLER (Josiah, 5 Josiah, 4 William,
William,- William 1 ) and (apt. Joshua 4 Abbot, Concord, N. II.

He was b. at Concord, 24 Feb. 1740; d. March, 1815, aged
75. lie was son of Lieut. Nathaniel 3 Abbot, Jr., a brave


officer in Maj. Robert Rogers's Rangers, by his wife Penelope
Ballard, ot Andover, Mass.

lie commanded a company at the battle of Bunker Hill, 17
June, 1775, and served elsewhere in the Continental Army of
the Revolution. He marched, Sept. 1777, with his company
of volunteers, to reinforce the Northern Army at Saratoga He
began his soldier life at the age of 10, in 1756, in thc?Frcnch
and Indian War. He was commissioned Captain, 21 Feb.
1774, of the first militia company in Concord, X. H., under
Col. Benjamin Thompson, afterwards Count Rumford.

Mrs. Abbot d. 27 May,-1812, in her 73d year. They resided
where the North Meeting-house stands, on Main Street.

The children of Elizabeth and Joshua Abbot were :
i. Nathaniel 5 Abbot, b. 25 Aug. 17G7; d. 31 May, 17G9
ii. Nathaniel 5 Abbot, b. 28 Oct. 1760; treasurer of the New
Hampshire Bible Society; m. Elizabeth Dearborn, dan. of Dea
John Dearborn, of Chester.

Four children :

1. Fanny" Abbot, b. 20 Oct. 1794; m. 16 Nov. 1815, Gen. Joseph Low

who was b. in Amherst, N. II., July, 1790; Mavor of Concord N
H. ; Adjutant General of N. H. Militia.

2. John 6 D. Abbot, b. 22 Feb. 1790; m. Sept. 182C, Mary E. Bartlett

New York City.

3. Mary* Abbot, b. 8 March, 1797; m. Joseph Carter West, merchant

in Concord, N. H.
4.' Emeline 3 Abbot, b. 21 Feb. 1811 ; m. July, 1829, John Estabrook
merchant in Concord, N. II.

in. Betsey 5 Abbot, b. 6 Aug. 1773; d. 30 July, 1846; m. 8 April,
1798, Jacob- 1 Abbot, who was b. 20 Oct. 177(3, son of Hon.
Jacob 4 Abbot by his wife Lydia Stearns, son of Joseph 3 , son
of Nathaniel,- who was son of George 1 Abbot by his wife
Hannah Chandler [see 2] ; merchant, Brunswick, Me.

Seven children :

1. Sallucia Abbot, b. 7 Aug. 1801.

2. Jacob Abbot, b. 14 Nov. 1803; B. C. 1820; cler<rvman; a most

voluminous author— " Corner Stone," "Hollo Books," &c • m
Harriet, dau. of Charles Vaughan, of Hallowed, Me.

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