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'!<;|>ot in Westford, where William Chandler lived, 1871. This
" illiam was a descendant of the second wife of Ephraim 1
Chandler, widow Abigail Blood.
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74 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

Administration of the estate of Ephraim 4 Chandler, late of
Westford (died intestate), was on 12 May, 17G7, granted to
Thos. Lund, of Dunstable, N. If. An inventory of the estate,
taken on 19 May, 1767, by Ephraim Spalding, John Adams
and A. Chamberlain, " Com 1 ""," included personal property,
£44:14:0; lands and buildings, £123:00:0: all in lawful
money. Presented by Thomas Lund, 2 Jan. 17b'7, Charges
allowed, £74: 17 : lOf .

June 26, 1724, Ephraim Chandler, of Andover, aged 24, en-
rolled in Capt. John Shepley's company against the Spaniards)
in the West Indies.

Ephraim Chandler was admitted to the church in Westford,
7 April, 1728, by letter from the church in Reading.

The children of Ephram and Sarah (Adams) Ciiandleu
were :

175. i. Sarah, b. in Chelmsford, 20 Oct. 1724, She "owned the
covenant June 30, 1745." [Westford Church Records.]

17G. ii. Phebe, ii. in Westford, 6 Sept. 173o; bapt. 20 Sept. 1733.
[Church Records.]



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DAVID 4 CHANDLER (Thomas* Thomas? William 1 )
and Abial 5 Chandler (Abiel, John, Thomas, William), Andover,
Mass. They were " both of Andover," and were published 24
April, 1731. She was b. 11 Dee. 1711: d. 22 June, 1780,
member of the church in South Andover, Mass.. aged 69 years.
She was received from the church in Pembroke. N. II., l.S
Sept. 1774, her husband having died previously. She had been
dismissed from the church in North Andover to the church in
Pembroke. 21 May. 1738. She was the only child of Abiel 4
and Hepzibah Hardin. [See 40.] Was he field-driver in 1743
and tithingman in 1744, in Concord, N. H. ? In 1732 he was
chosen hogreeve in Andover.

The children of David and Abial (Chandler) Chandler
were :

177. i. Infant. " David Chandler's child died 1731-2." [Rev. S.

Phillips.]

178. n. Mary, b. 8 Aug. 1734; recorded in Andover, and bapt.. 11

Aug. 1734. [Records Old South Church in Andover.]
170. in. Timothy, b. at Suncook. 5 April, 173<S; in. in Townseud,
2G Aug. 17G2, Mary Walker, of Towusend, Mass.

180. iv. Huld ah, b. at S uncock, 10 Aug. 1740; ni. first, 27 Dec.

17(!:3, in Andover. Nathan Wardwell ; in. second, Stephen
Stiles.

181. v. Hefzibah, b. ia Ruinford, N. II., 1G Oct. 1743.



FOURTH AND FIFTH GENERATIONS. 75

182. vi. Hepzibah, b. 1G Oct. 1745; m. 12 April, 17G2, William

Funis worth, of Pepperell.
1S:3. vii. Lyma, b. 28 May, 174G.

I8I.V11I. Hannah, 1>. 21 June, 1755. Recorded in Andover.
185. ix. Samuel, h. 4 Nov. 1757.



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HANNAH 4 CHANDLER (Thomas* Thomas* Will lam')
and Andrew Johnson. " 1723, April 23, Andrew Johnson and
Hannah Chandler, both of Andover, were published," and they
were m. 21 Aug. 1723, and the births of their children were
recorded in Andover. •

She joined the church in S. Andover 28 Jan. 1728, with 22
others.

His widow petitioned for assistance on account of her hus-
band's illness on his return from the expedition against Crown
Point in 1756, in Col. Frye's regiment.

The children of IT annatt and Andrew Johnson were :

i. Andrew Johnson, b. 16 Jan. 1724 ; d. 18 Jan. 1724.
ii. Thomas Johnson, b. 23 April, 1727.
iii. David Johnson, b. 1 June, 1729 ; d. at Louisburg, 29 Oct.

• 1745, in the King's service.
iv. Jonathan Johnson, b. 27 Jan. 1732.
v. Josiah Johnson, b. 31 Aug. 1734.
vi. Elizabeth Johnson, b. 18 April, 1737.
vii. Ephraeh Johnson, b. 21 Dec. 1739.
viii. EeiiitAiM Johnson, b. 31 March, 1742.
Lx. James Johnson, b. 15 Oct. 1743.



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DORCAS 4 CHANDLER (Thomas* Thomas? William')
and Edward 3 Abbot, Concord, N. II . He was b. 9 June,
1702, in Andover ; d. 14 April, 1759, in Concord. He was
son of Thomas 9 Abbot and Hannah Gray. [See 2.] They
were second cousins.

He was one of the Proprietors of Pennacook, and was one of
the first board of selectmen chosen flan. 1733, and assessor.
Often chosen tithingman and sealer of weights and measures.

His house was a garrison and stood on the west side of Main
street, south of the brook that runs between the State and
Court houses, and where Dr. Thomas Chadbourne afterwards
resided, and forms the rear part of that house on Montgomery
street.

She d. 1(5 May, 1748, 17 days after the birth of her 10th
child, Jemima 2d, was born.



Dea. HEXRY 4 CHANDLER {Henry* Thomas* William 1 )
and Hannah Foster, Enfield, Conn. They were married before
going to Enfield. After his death, 4 April, 1735, she was
appointed guardian of his four soils, who were minors under 14
years of age, 20 May, 1735.

Administration of the estate of Dea. Henry Chandler was
granted May 13, 1735, to his brother Samuel Chandler, the
widow declining the trust. The inventory of the estate
amounted to —

Real estate £380 : 00 :

And the personal 02 : 17 : 7

There was " allowed the wid : for necessary Expenses" 20 : 17 : 8
and there was -a desperate debt of forty Shillings." The residue of



76 • THE CHANDLER FAMILY. |

I

He m. second, widow Mchitable Emerson, of Haverhill,

Mass.

The children of Dorcas and Edward -Abbot were :

9

i. Dorcas 4 Abbot, b. 15 Feb, 1728. She was the first- female
white child horn in Concord; d. 2-8 Sept. 1707, a. 69.,; m. 17
•liine, 174(1, Ebenezer Hull, who was b. in Bradford, Mass.,
d. 24 April, 1801, a. 80, farmer, selectman, Concord, N. II.
Twelve children. |

ii. Edward 4 Abbot, Jr.. b. 27 Dec. 1730, said to have been the
first white male child b. in Pennaeook ; cl. 15 Sept. 1801;
farmer on homestead in Concord. N. II. He was in ('apt.
John Chandler's Company of Sept. 1754. in " His Majesty's
Service as Sentinel for eight days on a charge of 15 Shillings
and 8 pence;" m. Deborah, dan. of Aaron Stevens, Esq.
Nine children.

iii. Phebe 4 Abbot, b. 13 Feb. 1732; cl. Jan. 1770; m. Jabez 4
Abbot, who was b. 18 Sept. 1731. d. 7 Jan. 1804, son of
Thomas* Abbot. Jr., and Hepzibah Stevens. Four children.

iv. Ltdia 4 Abbot, b. 7 May, 1735: d. 18 Juno. 1736.

v. Lydia 4 Abbot, b. 15 June, 1737; d. 15 Dec. 1811; m. Aaron 4
Abbot, who was b. 17 Feb. 1732, d. 31 Dec. 1812. son of
Thomas 3 Abbot, Jr.. and Hepzibah Stevens. Eight children.

Their daughter Lydia Abbot, b. 4 April, 1771; m. 17 April, 1812.
Timothy 3 Abbot, sou of Edward, 4 and grandsou of Edward 1 ' and
Dorcas 4 Chandler Abbot.

vi. Timothy 4 Abbot, b. 21 July, 1739 ; d. 1814.
vii. Rachel 4 Abbot, b. 31 March, 1742 ; d. 2(i July, 1742.
viii. Betsey 4 Abbot, b. 25 Aug. 1743 r d. 1827. a. 84; m. 1750,
Thomas Saltmarsh, who was b. 1734, >\. 1826. Nine children.
Lx. Jemima 4 Abbot, b. 23 June. 1746 ; d. 13 July, 1746. |

x. Jemima 4 Abbot, 2d, b. 29 April, 1748 ; d. 31 July, 1748.



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FOURTH AND FIFTH GENERATIONS. 77

tlie Estate ordered by the Court to be distributed 13 Sept. 1735. to
" Hannah Gains alias Hannah Chandler wid : of s' 1 Dec' 1 who is to

have for her Dower, one third, for life, being £102: 12: i

Henry the Eldest son is -to have a double Share, £68 : 8 :10

John the 2 <l Son •• " a Single Share 34: 4: .")

Stephen 3' 1 " " " ' : " 34: 4: 5"

Solomon 4 ,h " " t; •' " 34: 4: 5

Hannah the only daughter "• " 34 : 4 : 5"



On the 10th May, 1747, Samuel Chandler was chosen guar-
dian, by Stephen and Solomon (handler, minors, above the age
of 14 years, heirs of Henry Chandler, Jr., deceased.

The Enfield Town Records say : " Marriage intended between
ye widow Hannah Chandler and John Gains both of this
Town," and they were m. 9 Nov. 1736, and she had by him:
1. John Gains, Jr. b. in Enfield, 19 Aug. 1787, m. 1755,
Lauriana Pease; 2. Abigail Gains, b. in Enfield, 21 Aug. 1741.

The estate of Hannah Foster, alias Chandler, alias Gains,
was distributed -10 May, 174M, to Henry Chandler a double
share ; John, Stephen, Solomon, Hannah, only daughter.

The children of Dea. Henry and Hannah (Foster) Chand-
ler were :

186. i. Hannah, b. in Enfield, 10 June, 1724: d. 12 March, 1751,

about five months after mamage ; in. 2(i Sept. 17f>0,
Nehemiah Stebbins, son of Samuel and Hannah (Hitch-
cock) Stebbins. No issue. He m. second. 3 Oct. 1753,
Elizabeth Morgan.

187. ii. Henry, Jr. b. in Enfield. 2 April, 172G; m. G June, 1751,

Mercy Colton. of Springfield.

188. in. John, b. in Enfield, 2G Dee. 1727; m. Elizabeth Wells.
189. tv. Stephen, b. in Enfield,, 2 Feb. 1731 : m. first, Mary Steel;

m. second, Hepzibah Chandler, widow of Stephen Warri-
ner. [See 191.]
190. v. Solomon, b. in Enfield, 27 Jan. 1733; killed in battle near
Lake George, 8 Sept. 1755.



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("apt. SAMUEL 1 CHANDLER (Henry, 3 Thomas*, WMiam')
and Hepzibah 3 Colton. Enfield, Conn. She was daughter of
C'apt. Thomas'- Colton, by his wife Hannah I>liss, dau. of
Lawrence and Lydia Bliss; and gr.-dau. of quartermaster
George 1 Colton, by his wire Deborah Gardner, of Hartford.



78 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

She died and was buried by the side of her husband in
Longmeadow, Mass., and on a red sandstone slab is inscribed : —

In Memory of
Mrs. Hepzibah

The Virtuous

Consort of

Capt. Samuel

Chandler

who died

March 7 th 1700

In Her 68 th year.

Prov. 31 — 30. Favor is deceitful.

and beauty is Vain ;

But a woman that feareth the Lord

She shall be praised.

Pic was an assessor in Enfield, Conn., 1740, and "at a legal
meeting in Enfield January the 2t5 ,h 1741—2 to allow Town
debts, Then Sam" Chandler was chosen Moderator for ye
work of s ,! Meeting." "1744-5 Lieut. Sam 11 Chandler" was
moderator and selectman. And in 1752 •' Capt. Sam 1 Chandler
was" again chosen a selectman.

Capt. Samuel Chandler d. 22 April, 1761, in his 63d year;
buried in Longmeadow.

The children of Capt. Samuel and Hepzibah (Colton)
Chandler were :

191. i. Hepzibah, b. 11 Aug. 1730; d. 11 Oct. 1803, in Long-

meadow; pub. 5 Oct. 1754, m. first, Stephen Warriner, of
Springfield ; m. second, Stephen Chandler, of Enfield.
[See 189.]

192. ii. Lydia, b. 20 April, 1735; d. 11 March, 1736.



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LYDIA 4 CHANDLER (Henry* Thomas*' William') and
John 2 Booth, Enfield, Conn. He was h. 1697; d. 7 May,
1778, in Enfield, son of Zachariah Booth. She d. 5 Feb. 1780,
in Enfield, in her 81st year.

The children of Lydia Chandler and John Booth were :

i. John 3 Booth, b. 2") Oct. 1728; d. in Enfield; m. 1759, Hannah

Phelps.
ii. Lydia 3 Boot ii, b. 14 Dec. 1720; in. 14 June, 3 753, Thomas

Parsons, of Enfield.



FOURTH AND FIFTH GENERATIONS. 79

III-. Mary 3 Booth, b. 23 Feb. 1731 ; d. 1 Aiig. .1757; in. 175*2,
Ebenezer Bliss, son of Ebenezer and Joanna Bliss. Three
children.

Lv. Benjamin 3 Booth, b. 16 Oct. 17.'32.

v. Abigail 3 Booth, b. 10 March, 17:54; m. Nathan Markham.

vi. Jemima 3 Booth, b. 8 June, 1735; in. 24 Nov. 1757, Moses
Pease.

vii. Piif.uk 3 Booth, b. 13 March, 1737; in. 01d.s.

viii. Hanxah 3 Booth, b. 28 Jan. 178* ; d. same day.

be. Hannah 3 Booth, b. 19 June, 1740; m. John Warner.

x. Daniel 3 Booth, b. 22 May, 1744.

xi. Sakah 3 Booth, b. 2 March, 1752.



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Dea. DANIEL 4 CHANDLER (IIenr?j, 3 TJiotnae* William 1 )
and Sarah Keep, Enfield, Conn. She was )>. 23 Aug. 1703 ; d.
27 Nov. 17i>7, a. U4 : dan. of Ensign Samuel- Keep, of Long-
meadow (who in. 27 Feb. 1696, Sarah Colton, dau. of Capt.
Thomas 2 (Mton % his first wife Barak GrLswold, and gr.-dau.
of quartermaster George 1 Colton. by his wife Deborah), and
gr.-dau. of John 1 Keep, of Longmeadbw, who m. 31 Dec. l<il!3,
Sarah Leonard. He and his wife Sarah were slain by the
Indians 26 March, 1676, with others, their neighbors, and a
guard of men who were passing from Lougmeadow to Spring-
field on the Lord's Day, north of Poconsick. The woman
sprang off of her horse and was carried to Iladley and slain.

" Sarah Chandler wife of Dea" Samuel Chandler, died 27
Nov. 17157." [Enfield Town Kec]

He was chosen 2 Dec. 1725, leather sealer; and, in 1728,
sealer and constable ; in 1740, assessor ; surveyor in 1742, and
tithingman in 1742-3.

" For the love and good will I owe to my son Daniel Chand-
ler of lSarkhampstead," Conn., "I give to him my River lot
hounded East on land I this day conveyed by deed to,' 1 " my
son Joseph Chandler." Enfield, 18 March, 1785.

Signed, •• his mark " Daniel Chandler.

He d. 21 July, 1785, in his 85th year.

The children of Dea. Daniel and Sarah (Keep) Chandler
were :

193. r. Sarah, b. 25 June, 172 ( J ; d. 6 Aug. 1729.

191. ii. Daniel, b. 20 Jan. 1731-2; d. 20 Jan. 1805, in Barkhamp-
stead ; in. 2<i July, 175!>, Esther Bliss, of Springfield,
Mass. He became blind from cataract. He lived with a
Mr. Bliss, and died at his house.- He would go and re-
turn from Barkhampstead, Conn., to Entield, Mass, alone
when quite blind.



80 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

105. m. Thomas, b. 16 June. 1735; d. '2 Nov. 17G0, in the army, a

young man about being married. He was in Capt. Luke

Holbrookes company, under Col. John Worthington, in

the South Regiment in Hampshire Co.. Mass., in 1754, '5

* and '6.

Mrs. Mary Chandler . Banister, of Wilbraham, said in
I860, at the age of OG, '" My father had his clothes, as I
well remember, they were blue, lined with red." He re-
sided at Otter Creek, and was an iron maker. " His
horse and cattle " fell to his brother Joseph.

IDG. iv. Joseph, b. 28 April, 1738 ; m. 1 March, 1765, Mary Chapin,
both of Enfield.

107. v. Sarah, b. 12 Aug. 1741 ; in. Jabez Keep, of Monson.

108. vi. Mehitable, b. 17 Dec. 1744; d. 8 Sept. 1754, a. years.



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XEHEMIAH 1 (HANDLER (Henry* Thomas* William 1 )
and Mary Burroughs, Enfield, Conn. She died in Enfield, 13
Dee. 1807, a. Rn years, 5 in. and 'J days, and was buried in
Enfield. After she was 75 she rode from Enfield to Alstead,
X. H., on horseback. She was the daughter of John Burroughs.

lie was a constable in Enfield in 1742-o, March 8 ; grand juror
in 1752. He was at No. 1, Housatonnoc — Tyringham — be-
tween AVestlield and Sheffield, Hampshire Co. There is in-
scribed on his gravestone in Enfield, " In memory of Neheniiah
Chandler and Mrs. Elizabeth Chandler his daughter." ••He
died at No. One Sept. 9 th 1756, in his 54 year, and she died
Sept. lo t: ' 1758 in her 24 year."

Will o/NeJiemiah Chandler.

In the Name of God, Amen. I Nehemiah Chandler, of the Town
of Enfield, &c.

Imprimis. I resign my Soul to God that gave it and my Body to
the Dust to be decently hurried by my Executors, and for my out-
ward Estate of World's Goods I Give and Dispose of them as
foiloweth :

Item. I give to my Loving Wife Mary the Improvement of one
half of my Real Estate till my Sun Samuel arrives to the age of
twenty one, and the Improvement of the other half of my Estate so
long as she shall remain my widow, and also Two thirds part of my
Within Door Movables, as also two Cows and my Mare to Enable
my s' 1 wife to bring up my Son Zebulon until he is able to maintain
himself or lit to he put out to Learn a trade.

Item. I give to my Son Samuel one half of my Real'Estate, to be
to him at the time he shall arrive to the age of twenty-one years, as
also a Debt Due to me from Abner Burroughs of about Sixty or
Seventy pounds old tenor to be his at my decease, that is to say the
North part of my Estate to be to Samuel Chandler.



FOURTH AND FIFTH GENERATIONS. 81

Item. I give to my Daughter Elizabeth one third part of my with-
in Door Movables as also one Cow four years old.

Item. I give to my Son Jonathan the one half of my Heal Estate
after my Wife's decease or her Intermarriage- (having given the Im-
provement of the same to her so long as she remain my Widow) But,
if my Son Jonathan, when he arrive to the age of twenty one years,
shall Choose to have a Yoak of Oxen, my will is that he shall have
them, and that s li Samuel shall have the AVhole of my Real Estate
when my said wife shall have done with it.

Item. I give to my Son Nehemiah Two Steers that are now two
years old and live pounds Lawful Money when he arrive at the age of
twenty one years, said Steers to be to him immediately after my
deeease.

Item. I give to my son John, * * my Son Joel, * * niy
Son Zebulou, * * Enfield, Conn., 11 May, 175G.

Enfield, 8 Dee. 1756. The following is a true- Inventory of y''
Estate of Nehemiah Chandler, Late of Enfield, Dec d .

One home lot containing fifty acres and buildings £133 : 00 : 00

Two acres and a half Ditto on the. East side of the Road 11 : 00: 00
20 acres and l Do. at Somers y l 2:0 " 9:2:0

One Mare G 1 Cow 2 1 10 Cow & Calf 3 1 One Cow 2 Yoak

Steers 4 1 17:10:00

Saddle and pillion. Us. Side-Saddle 2 d

By John Gains. Total, £251: 0: 1

" The Will of Nehemiah Chandler late of Enfield was exhibited" at
Probate Court in Hartford, Conn., ik by Mary and Samuel Chandler,
wid : and Sou of the Deceased."

The children of Nehemiah and Mary (Burroughs) Chandler
were :

l'J'J. i. Nehemiah, b. 21 Feb. 1733-4; d. 23 Oct. 1738, in his 7th
year.

200. ii. Elizabeth, b. 20 July, 1735; d. 15 Sept. 1758, in her 24th

year.

201. in. Samuel, b. il Oet. 1737; m. Margaret Thompson, of En-

field, Conn.

202. iv. Nehemiah, b. 15 Sept. 173 ( J ; d. 20 Aug. 1712, in his third

year.

203. v. Jonathan-, b. 10 May, 1742; d. 28 Nov. 1700, in his 19th

year.
2'U. vi. Nehemiah, b. 4 Aug. 1744; m. 8 Dec. 1708, Jane Terry,

both of Enfield.
2<t."). vn. John. b. 14 Sept. 1740 ; d. 10 Aug. 1758, in his 14th year.
200. viii. Joke, b. 24 Oet. 1748; m. Abigail Simmons.
-07. ix. Benjamin, b. 8 Jan. 1750, and died same day.
-08. x. Zeullon. b. 23 Nov. 1751; m. 1770, Miriam Simonds.

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$2 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.



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SARAH 1 CHANDLER (Henry* Thomas* William 1 ) and
Joseph 3 Booth, Enfield, Conn. He was Ij. 1710; d. 9 Nov.
1784, in Entield ; son of Zaohery 3 Booth, l>. about 1606; in.



ABIGAIL 1 CHANDLER (Henry f'Tlimnas* William 1 ) and
John 3 Rumrill, Entield, Conn. lie was b. 1704; d. 28 Xuv.
1770, a. 66, in the evening', and was found by the road. He
was probably son of Simon, of Entield, who married, Feb.
1692, Sarah Firman. Mrs. Abigail Rumrill d. 21 Jan. 1772,
a. 67.

The children of Abigail and John Rumrill were :

i. John 3 Rumrill, b. 16 Aug. 172s ; d. 1!) Jan. 1809 ; in. 18 Nov.
1702, Sarah Bliss, dau. of Ebenezer Bliss, of Lohgnieadow, by
his wife Sarah. Nine children.

ii. Abigail 3 Rumrill, b. 1 March, 1730; d. Feb. 1787; m. Sept.
1764, Samuel Bliss, son of Ebenezer and Sarah Bliss, of Long-
ineadow. *

iii. Martha 3 Rumrill, b. 14 Oct. 17:31 ; d. 18 Sept. 1811 ; num.

iv. Nehemiah 3 Rumrill, b. 5 Sept. 173.°); cl. 14 Jan. 1805; m. 9
March, 1758, Alice Parsons, who cl. 18 Nov. 1804, dau. of
Nathaniel and Alice Parsons, ot Entield. Eleven children.

v. Sarah 3 Rumrill, b". 16 June, 1735 ; d. 11 Dec. 1805, at Fast
Hartford; m. 15 Nov. 1763, Lieut. Aaron 3 Steele, of Long-
meadow, son of John 2 Steele, who was b. 9 March, 1707, d.
21 Feb. 1793, m. 7 March, 1728, Abigail Brooks; grandson
of Barrett 1 Steele, of Longmeadow, who in. 30 Dec. 1097,
Mary. dau. of William and Mary Brooks.

vi. Lydia 3 Rumrill, b. 8 Feb. 1736; m. 12 May, 1764, Aaron
Simonds.

vii. Mehitable 3 Rumrill, b. 6 April, 1739; m. first, John Allen;

m. second, Joel Hawkins.
viii. Hannah 3 Rumrill, b. 19 March, 1741 ; m. Ebenezer Collins,
of Entield, son of Dea. Edward Collins.

ix. Simkon 3 Rumrill, b. 3 July, 1743. Rev. S. S. Arnold, in his
History of Alstead, N. H., says: "Simeon and Henry Rumery
came from Enfield, Conn, in 1767, but soon moved to Ver-
mont.''

x. Henry 3 Rumrill, b. 3 July, 1743; m. at Springfield, 12 May,
1774, Margaret Simonds, both or Springfield.

xi. Ebenezer 3 Rumrill, 1). 17 July, 1745 ; d. 17 Dec. 1801, at
Longmeadow; m. first, 1 Dec. 1767, Eleanor Cooley, of
Springfield, who d. 21 Oct. 1777; m. second, 3 Sept. 1780,
Mary 6 Chandler, who d. 17 Aug. 1810, widow of Asahel Bliss
and dau. of Stephen 5 and Mary Steele Chandler. [See 495.]
Four children.

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FOURTH AND FIFTH GENERATIONS. 83

second, 2!) May, 1696, Mary Harmon; and grandson of Simeon 1
and "Rebecca (Frost dau. of Daniel) Booth.

She died 16 Aug. 1777, in her 71st year, in Enfield:

The children of Sarah and Joseph 3 Booth were :

i. Joseph 4 Booth, b. 17 Oct. 1736 ; d. 4 Feb. 1810. In 177G lie
was lieutenant of 2d Co. in 3d Battalion; m. 21 Oct. 1 702,
Maw Hale who d. 11 March. 1809. Nine children.
ii. Sarah 4 Booth, 1>. 14 May, 1738; d. same day.
iii. Isaac 4 Booth, b. 9 March, 1739; m. 1764, Deborah Hmihurt.
iv. Samuel 4 Booth, b. 23 Aug. 1740.
v. Zachariah 4 Booth, b. 29 March, 1742 ; d. iu Enfield.
vi. Sarah 4 Booth, b. 1 Dec. 1743.

vii. Henry 4 Booth, b. 17 Nov. 1745; d. 1 March, 1792; m. 2 Nov.
1768, Dorothy Fish, who was b. 20 March, 1744, and m. sec-
ond, 31 Oct. 1793. Elijah Burt.
viii. David 4 Booth, b. 22 July, 1747.
ix. Heritable 4 Booth, b. March, 1749.



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DEBORAH 4 CHANDLER {Henry* Thomas* William')
and Capt. Ebenezer 3 Colton, Longmeadow, Mass.

" Their bans were entered on the 16 March, and the}' were
published on the 21 st of March, 1733." in Springfield. He was
son of Capt. Thomas'- Colton, b. 1 May, 1651, m. for his second
wife, 17 Dec. 1691, Hannah, dau. of Lawrence and Lydia Bliss ;
grandson of " Quarter Master George 1 Colton,'" of Sutton, Co-
tield, England, and of Longmeadow, by his wife Deborah
Gardner, of Hartford. She d. 23 Aug. 1709, in her 61st year,
in Longmeadow.

The children of Deborah and Capt. Ebenezer Colton were :

i. Deborah 4 Colton, b. 9 July, 1734 ; d. 27 Aug. 1741.

ii. Rhoda 4 Colton, b. 1 March, 1736; d. 19 June, 1739.

iii. Henry 4 Colton, b. at Longmeadow. 8 Jan. 1737—8; d. 11 Nov.
1787, a. ■>() years, at Longmeadow; m. first, 7 Jan. 1768,
Mary Burt, who d. 17 July, 17-S3. in her 39th year, dau. of
David and Sarah Burt: m. second, 31 March, 178;"), Mary
Colton. of Enfield, who d. " Relict of Henry Colton, 2d Janu-
ary, 1821, a. 78." She was dau. of Josiah Colton by his wife
Ruth. Six children.

Their dau. Sarah Colton, h. at Longmeadow, lit April, 1700; m. 20
Feb. 171)4, Matthew Keep, son of Matthew and Mchitahle Chandler.
[See 212..]

Their son Jacob Colton, b. ."> Feb. 1 77<; : d. G Feb. 1845 j in. 15 Nov.
1798, Cynthia 7 Chandler. [See.1202.] Shed. 1 June, 1859.



84 THE CHANDLER FAMILY.

iv. Er.KNEZEn 4 Colton, b. -8 April; 1741 ; d. 6 June, 1742.

v. Capt. EuKN-EZRtt 1 Colton, b. 20 March, 1742; d. 3 Sep*. 1793,
in Longmeadow : m. Miriam, dan. of George and Experience
Cohon. Mrs. Miriam Colton m. second, Matthew 4 Keep,
widower of Mehitable Chandler. [See 212.] One child.

vi. Deborah 4 Colton, b. 20 May, 174f>; d. 28 April, 171)2; in.
Elijah Burt.

vii. Jaiiez 4 Colton, b. 21 March, 1740; d. 2 April, 1819, at Long-
meadow. Y. C. 1775; teacher, called "Master Jabez."
Nineteen years town clerk, and copied from the town records
the births, marriages and deaths of the first settlers and
arranged them in their proper families, in two volumes. One
child.'
viii. Rhoda 4 Colton, b. 4 May, 1748 ; d. 13 July. 1806, at Long-
meadow.

ix. Hannah 4 Colton, b. 18 June, 1751 ; d. Oct. 1808 ; m. 7 Oct.
1777, Dea. William 5 Colton, who was b. G Jan. 1754, d. 6 May
182-"), son of Aaron 4 Colton by his wife Mary Ely, grandson of
William* Colton by his wife Mary, dau. of Capt. John and
Mary Merrick, gr. -grandson of. Capt. Thomas- and Hannah
Colton. and gr.-gr. -grandson of quartermaster George' Colton.
L»ea. William-"' Colton lived at the south end of Main Street, in
Longmeadow, where Mr. Ooldthwait had, in 1866, a '■' Family
Boarding School." Dea. William Colton m. second, 2 May
1800, Eleanor Pomeroy. widow. Six children.

x. Elisha 4 Colton, b. 5 Sept. 1753; d. 26 May. 1825.



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HANNAH 4 CHANDLER {Henry? Thomas? William 1 )'
and Dea. Ezekiel 4 Pease, Enfield, Conn. He d. ID ^uno. 177'.).
a. 811 years wanting 12 days ; son of Isaac 3 Pease, who was 1».
15 July. 1»'»72, m. 1691, Mindwell Osborn ; grandson of John 2
..Pease, who moved to Enfield, 1681, by his wife Ann Cummings,
and gr. -grandson of John 1 Pease, who immigrated to this coun-
try from Ipswich, England, at the age of 27. and embarked in
the " Frances," John Cutting, master, April, 1634. This John 1
Pease was at Salem, Mass., 1637.

She d. 23 May, 1756, in her 45th year.

The children of Hannah and Dea. Ezektel Pease were :

i. Hannah 5 Pease, b. at Enfield, 11 Jan. 1733 ; had three sons and

seveu daughters ; m. Job Gleason.
ii. Ezekiel 5 Pease, b, 18 Aug. 1734; d. 1807. at Western, Vt..
aged 73; m. Jemima Markham. She d. 11 Dec. 1811, aged
70. One child,
iii. AniA 5 Pease, b. 11 Aug. 1737; m. 1759, Samuel Gowdy ; had
four sons and three daughters.



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