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■were Clurinda, d. unm. 19 l)ec. 1876, a. 83; ^Jonas ; Ruth, d. 27 Julv, 1815, a.
13; and Chloe, m. Stephen Hilhnan 7 Mar. 1820, d. 28 June 1881;' but their
birth is not recorded. Adonijah the f. d. 21 Aug. 1841 ; his w. Chloe d. 26
Sep. 1851, a 77.

6. Jonas, s. of Adonijah (5), m. Olean (or Oleyine) Fry 30 Nov. 1830, and
had Harrison F., b. about 1834; Henry, b. 21 Jan. 1844; Adelhert Forester, b.
19 Ap. 1846, m. C. Elizabeth Hunt 20 Oct. 1881; Emeline, b. 9 Aug. 1849;
Evelyn, b. about 1852, m. W. Frank Carruth of Barre 7 Sep. 1873; Clariette,
h. 28 Nov. 1853; Alia Velorous (called A. Deforest in the record of his death),
b. 1 Aug. 1856, d. 1 or 7 July 1857 ; and perhaps others. Jonas the f. d.
26 July 1878, a. 78.

7. Eli, prob. s. of Eli (4), m. Vinsa Baker 19 June 1823, and had a child

b. , d. 6 Dec. 1830, a. 3 days; George Dunforth; and perhaps others. Eli

thef. d. 15 Oct. 1851, a. 52.

8. Harvey, prob. s. of Eli (4), by w. Harriet, had a child b. , d. 18

Mar. 1830 ; Sarah A., b. about 1833, m. Augustus M. Graves of Dana, pub. 1
Ap. 1852; Wilder U., b. about 1839; Adeline, b. about 1841, m. Wells Stacy
of Bel. 11 Nov. 1869; Joseph Loring, b. 11 Nov. 1843; Abigail, b. 25 July
1845, m. Latham Avery of Syracuse, N. Y. 13 Nov. 1871; a son b. 25 Nov.
1847; a daughter b. 27 Feb. 1850; d, next day; Caroline, b. 23 May 1852;
Frederick, b. 21 Jan. 1858.

9. RuFUS, parentage not ascertained, m. Polly Cleveland 31 Dec. 1818, and
had a child b. — Mar. 1821, d. 19 Dec. 1822; Elbridge, b. about 1823, m.
Catherine Bakely 22 Dec. 1852, and d. at N.Br. 31 Mar. 1870; Calrin, b.
about 1826, m. Nancy R. Kelmer 6 Mar. 1851, and d. at Pet. 9 Feb. 1866 (his
w. Nancy R. d. 12 Aug. 1852, a. 19). RuFUS the f. d. in May 1828, a. 30;
his w. Polly d. at Gr. 1 ]\Iay 1854.

10. Amos, m. Mary Barnes, pub. 26 Dec. 1825, and had Huldah M., b.

1830, m. Jesse W. King 21 Oct. 1848 ; he d. 3 Dec. 1855, and she ra. Billings

Cunimings 22 Nov. 1.S59, and d. 10 Dec. 1868, a. 38; Lucy Jane, b.' , m.

George H. King 7 JMay 1846; Mary the mother d. 23 Feb. 1865, a. 62.

11. Lucius, m. Nancy Cole of Milbury, pub. 6 May 1838, and had Elmer
L., b. about 1841, m. Hnldah H. Sturttivant 8 Jan. 1864; Luther Emerson, b.
19 Nov. 1843, a lawyer, m. Maria L. Sheldon of Leominster 8 Ap. 1874 ; and
perhaps others.

12. Cutler, m. Arminda S.Rogers 20 Dec. 1837, and had Martin Luther,
b. about 1841, m. Frances M. Goodwin 4 July 1860; a daughter b. 2 Ap.
1845; Loring, b. 17 Dec. 1847 ; Lulhera S., b. 14 Ap. 1850; a son, b. — June
1852.

13. William S., m. Lucinda H. Cummings 24 May 1842 (who d. 11 Ap.

1881, a. 58), and had Helen J., b. , 1843, m. Frederick M. Cleveland 4

May 1864; Delia M., h. 19 Jan. 1845, m. Ezra B. Glazier, 13 Ap. 1880; Julia
Ann, b. 14 Aug. 1846; a son and dau., twins, b. 6 Aug. 1849; Lura Luthera, b.



BARNES— BARTHOLOMEW. 333

27 Oct. 1851 ; William, h. 3 Mar. 1854; d. 14 Jan. 1858; a son, b. 14 May
1856.

14. Warren W., m. Harriet A. Robinson of Barre, pub. 10 May 1854, and
had Albert Warren, b. 27 Aug. 1855; Mem/ Augusia, h. 24 Oct. 1856, m.
George F. Bacon of Gr. 1 Sep. 1874 ; Emma Liiella, b. 9 May 1858, d, 26 May
1861; Emma, b. 26 Aug. 1859, d. 23 Sep. 1862; George Amos, b. 28 July
1861; Flora, b. about 1863, d. 21 May 1866 ; Atheda Fiducia, b. 14 June 1865;
Cora Eliza, b. 28 Aug. 1867; Lucy Mabel, b. 8 Dec. 1869, d. 15 Ap. 1880;
Orcutt Mitchell, b. 28 Feb. 1873.

15. Warren J. (or Jonas W.), perhaps s. of Jonas (6), by w. Emily A.,
had Harrixon Almon,h. 31 Dec. 1860; Albertine Augustine, b. 29 May 1863;
Jennie Estelle, b. 21 June 1868; Hiram Ellis, bap. 2 Sep. 1870; Clara Lou-
ise, b. 23 Dec. 1871; Emibj Warren, bap. 4 July 1875.

16. Harrison F., s. of Jonas (6), m. Mary A. Swift of Bridgewater 12
June 1861, and bad Harri/ Francis, b. 30 Mar. 1862.

17. George D., s. of Eli (7), by w. Maria, had George Herbert, b. 22 June
1863; Jenny Cornelia, b. 8 July 1866, d. 30 Nov. 1869. George D. the f. d.
25 Aug. 1867, a. 37; his w. Maria d. 29 June, 1870.

18. Wilder U., s. of Harvey (10), m. Rhoda J. Fay 20 Ap. 1864, and had
Frederick, b. 26 Feb. 1865; Jane Maria, b. 26 Sep. 1866 ; Georqe Hammond,
b. 5 Aug. 1868; Herbert Wells, b. 24 June 1870; Adda Larrisa, b. 20 Aug.
1872.

19. Asa, by w. Caroline, had Myron Eugene, b. 3 Nov. 1847.

20. Lucius E., by w. Sarah H.,'had W'dlard Eliot, b. 15 June, 1864.
Barr, Matthew, by w. Margaret, had David, bap. 20 ]\Iay 1739; James,

bap. — Dec. 1740; George, bap. 31 Mar. 1743; Samuel and Margaret, bap.
18 Oct. 1745; Hngk, bap. 7 May 1749, d. 4 Nov. 1750. Matthew the L
res. on the east side of Ware River, in what is now New Braintree.

Jenny, m. Samuel Fantan of Rut. 21 Nov. 1745. John, pub. to Damaris
Wheeler of Shrewsbury 21 Sep. 1751. John, Jr., m. Mary Bridges 15 Sep.
1789.

Barrett, Josiah, by w. Catherine, had Sarah, bap. 17 July 1737; Joseph,
bap. 28 Mar. 1742; Miriah (Maria?), bap. 16 Feb. 1745-6.

2. Joseph, by w. , had Sarah, bap. 15 Mar. 1752; Oliver, bap. 25

May 1755; 3Ioses, bap. 1 May 1757.

Bartholomew, Samuel, formerly of Woodstock, Conn., d. in Hk. 16 Ap.
1832, a. 81; his w. Susanna d. 2 Aug. 1836, a. 72. Their chil. who res. in
Hk. were Peisis, h. about 1784, d. unm. 13 Feb. 1869, a. 85; Susan, b. about

1789, m. Wiswall, and d. 11 Feb. 1869, a. 80; Adolphus, b. about 1793;

probably Nancy, who d. 5 Feb. 1829, a. 36 ; Gardner, b. about 1796.

2. Adolphus, s. of Samuel (1), by w. Lydia, had Harriet Nye and Eliz-
abeth, twins, b. 21 Aug. 1827; Nancy, b. 6 Nov. 1828 ; Andrew Jackson, b. 1
Oct. 1832, a lawyer, res. in Southbridge, and has been representative and
senator; Nelson, b. 27 Dec. 1834; a soldier in the Civil War, d. at Philadel-
phia in Nov. 1861, and was buried here; and perhaps others. Adolphus the
f. was an assessor and selectman. Late in lite he rem. to Barre, where he d.
4 Nov. 1870, a. 77, and was buried here.

3. Gardner, s. of Samuel (1), m. Abigail S., dau. of John Jenney, pub.
17 Feb. 1831, and had Abbie Jane, h. 6 Aug. 1834, m. Charles L. Trow, 10
Sep. 1855, and (2d) Joseph N. Lincoln 12 May, 1870; Susan Victoria, b. 10
Feb. 1837, m. Rev. George J. Sanger 31 May 1859; Martha Ann, b. 28 Jan.
1839, d. unm. 2 or 3 May 1869; Hannah Josephine, b. 10 Dec, 1840, m.
George F. Lawrence of Corn Planter, Pa., 1 Oct. 1870; Charles Gardner, b.
30 Ap. 1843; John Jenney, b. 11 Nov. 1845, d. 23 June 1847; Joltn Calvin,
b. 8 Mar. 1848, res. in Ban-e. Gardner the f. res. near the Old Furnace,
was a trader, insurance agent, and also engaged in the express business be-
tween Hk. and Worcester. He was selectman two years. He d. 26 Feb.
1874, a. 77. His w. Abigail d. at Danvers, Feb. 2, 1881, a. 72, and was
buried here.

4. Charles Gardner, s. of Gardner (3), m. Jennie E. Finch 22 Feb.
1867, and had Martha Finch, b. 13 July 1869.



334 BARTLETT — BASSETT.

Bautlett, Benjamin, by w. Thanks, had Philip, bap. 14 May 1745.

2. Betiiuel in. Betsey Story 3 Feb. 1794, and had Luke, b. 1794;

Aver)/, b. 1796; Almira, b. 1800, m. Patrick, and d. at War-
ren 29 Mar. 1864, a. 64; Adeline, b. 1803, m. Simeon Williams of

Pres. 23 Nov. 1823, and (2d) Clark, and d. at Ware 28 Nov. 1874, a. 71 ;

Lewis Howe, b. 1809, d. 26 Feb. 1811, a. 15 months; Lcwia, b. 1813,

d. 12 jNIar. 1873, a. 60; William, b. 1818. Bethuel the f. res. near

Gilbertville, was a blacksmith and a famous fifer, and d. 28 Feb. 1821, a. 48.

3. Luke, s. of Bethuel (2), m. Lucy, dau. of Capt. Zenas Fhinney, 7 Dec.

1817, and had a child d. 7 May 1821, a. 3 weeks; Zenas P., b. 1822, d.

16 Aug. 1838, a. 16 ; Elhridge, b. 1827, d. 6 Sep. 1838, a. 11; and prob.

others. Luke the f. was a farmer, res. on the road to Gilbertville, at the
place marked with his name on the R. Map, and d. 24 Auoj. 1838.

4. Avery, s. of Bethuel (2), m. Mary Clifford of Enf. 20 Ap. 1818, and

had Bethuel, b. 20 Nov. 1818; a child b. 1820, and d. 27 Sep. 1821, a. 11

months. Avery the f. d. 21 Feb. 1825, a. 29; hisw. prob. m. Freeman Pep-
per of Ware 19 Ap. 1832.

5. AViLLiAM, s. of Bethuel (2), by w. Clarissa M., had Emily, b. about
1844, d. 26 Ap. 1846; Maria, b. 24 Nov. 1846. He rem. to Ware, where he
d. 12 Nov. 1874, a. 56.

6. Franklin, by w. Harriet, had Edward, b. 22 May 1871 ; Delia, b. 6
Aug. 1873; Agnes, b. 28 June 1879.

Dorothy, ni. Joseph Parks of Norwich 11 Dee. 1783. Eliza, of N. Br.,
m. Harmon Clark, pub. 19 Jan. 1818. Sophia, m. Stillman Elvvell, 28 Jan.

1821. Mary, a widow, dau. of Marcus Marsh, d. 24 Jan. 1873, a. 71.
Bassett, William, by w. Anna, had William, b. (pi'ob. in Norton) about

1772; Anna, b. here 13 Oct. 1774; Polly, b. 9 Dec. 1776, m. Robert Morton
of Gr. 6 Mar. 1800; Ephraim, h. 7 Feb. 17 79; 3Iasa, b. 7 Ap. 1781; Lydia,
h. 3 May 1783, d. unm. 1 Mar. 1816. William the f. rem. to Hk. from Nor-
ton about 1773, was a farmer, res. in the southwest part of the town, and
closed a long and exemplary life 23 Dec. 1838, a. 89; his w. Anna d. 26 Nov.

1822, a. 69.

2. William, s. of AVilliam (1), ra. Lavina Wicker 28 Nov. 1799, and had
William Erastus, b. 23 July 1801, prob. m. Mrs. Sarah Bassett of Ware 4 Ap.
1844; Mary, b. 3 July 1803, m. Calvin Jenney 19 Sep. 1824; Fidelia, b. 4
Mar. 1805, m. Seth Peirce 21 Sep. 1831; Alvan, b. 16 Ap. 1807; Melinda,
b. 11 July, 1809, m. AVilliam W\ard of Ware 10 Mar. 1831; Franklin, b. 18
Sep. 1811, d. 24 Feb. 1839 ; Lavina, b. 29 Aug. 1814, m. Oziel Shaw, Ware,
10 May 1.S36, and d. at Amh. 9 Feb. 1872. William the f. was a farmer,
res. at the place marked with his name on the R. Map, and d. 22 Sep. 1847, a.
75; his w. Lavina d. 26 Feb. 1856, a. 77.

3. Ephraim, s. of William (1), m. Tabitha, dau. of Lemuel Newton, 19
Jan. 1804, and had Lemuel Newton, b. 10 Oct. 1804, d. at Enfield 12 Aug.
1857; Chloe Lane, b. 4 June 1807; Calvin Harvey, b. 15 Aug. 1809, m. (then
res. at Enf.) Susan Newton 6 Dec. 1854; William Watson, b. 25 July 1811 ;
Tahitha Gilson, b. 22 Nov. 1813; Ephraim Lane, b. 3 May 1816 ; Masa New-
land, b. 27 Oct. 1818; Lydia, bap. 24 June 1821; Ralph Harmon, bap. 28
Jan. 1824, d. at Enf. 13 Mar. 1861. Ephraim the f. res. in the southwest
part of Hk. and afterwards in Enf., where he d. 12 Mar. 1S67, a. 88; his w.
Tabitha d. at Enf. 24 Ap. 1865, a. nearly 85.

4. Masa, s. of William (1), m. Susanna Utley 10 May 1814, res. at tlie
place marked with his name on the R. Map, and d. 31 Oct. 1833, a. 52; his
w. Susanna d. 17 July 1820, a. 30. No record is found of children.

5. Alva.\, s. of William (2), m. Nancy Richardson, pub. 22 Sep. 1828,

and (2d) Sarah Ward 28 Nov. 1848. His chil. were Jennie, b. , m. Asa

F. Richardson 26 May 1858; Abbie A., b. , m. Waldo Peirce 15 Sep.

1861; Alanson S., b. about 1845, m. Abbie E. Sturtevant 13 Oct. 1874;
Francis Luther, b. 25 June 1851; Sarah Emma, b. 2 Mar. 1859. Alvan the
f. d. 30 Aug. 1879, a. 72.

6. Benjamin, m. Nancy Johnson 20 Ap. 1837 ; she d. 4 Feb. 1847, and he



BASSETT — BELDING. 335

m. Catherine W. Richmond 29 June 1847, who d. at Dana 1 May 1874,

a. 70. He had William F., b. , d. 10 May 1854, a, 6 years "and 10

months ; William Benjamin, born 31 Oct. 1848.

Peter, ni. Hannah Lindsey of Providence, pub. 24 Oct. 1779 ; he d. ,

and she m. Timothy Fay 7 Dec. 1780. David, m. Phebe Terry 11 Dec.
1783, rem. to Ware. Nancy, m. Masa Newhmd 31 Oct. 1802. William S.,
m. Ruth E. Tuclier 1 Dee. 1836 ; Philip and Bathsheba Gunn, neoro
servants of Capt. Joseph AVarner, were m. 2 Oct. 1754.

Bates, David, a Baptist clercryman, res. near Gilbertville, at the place
marked "Mr. May" on the R. Map, preached statedly at Dana, was very
corpulent, and d. of apoplexy 20 May 1813, a. 52. He had no chiUlren. His
w. Prudence d. at Windsor, Conn., 1840, a. 78.

Baxter, AYilliam, by w. Joanna, had Jonalhan, b. 29 August 1743 ;
Mary, b. 27 May, 1746 (called dau. of Richard and Mary in the record of
baptisms) ; William, bap. 9 Ap. 1749 ; Francis, bap. 3 Feb. 1750-1.

Beach, Noah, of Rutland, was pub. to Phebe Johnson 9 July 1780. No
record of chil. He may have d. before 29 Oct. 1789, when Phebe Beach,
perhaps his widow, m. Nathan Lothrop of Easton.

2. Noah, prob. s. of Noah (1), m. Priscilla, dau. of John Webb, 8 Jan.
1805, and had a child, d. 1 Nov. 1810, a. 10 months. The family remained
in Hk. several years, and resided in the westerly part of the town, but no
further trace appears on record.

Beals, Samuel, afarmer, m. Abigail, dau. of Amos Thomas, 31 July 1767 ;
she d. 6 May 1813 a. 72, and he m. Huldah Bowker 30 Jan. 1814. He was ap-
pointed deputy quartermaster-general in General Warner's Division, 2 Nov.
1787, with the rank of major, by which title he was ever afterwards known.
He res. on the easterly road to Gilbertville, at the place marked " B.
Thomas " on the R. Map, until late in life, when he rem. to the place marked
"Mr. Cobb," on the same road, where he d. 21 Nov. 1827, a. 81 ; his w.
Huldah d. 31 Jan. 1833, a. 55. No chil. by either wife.

Beaman, Phineas, came here from New Salem in 1832, and m. Eliza

Atherton of that town in 1837. He had Edwin P., b. 1838; Elizabeth

M., b. 1841, m. John Harvey 28 Feb. 1860. Phineas the f., a farmer,

res. nearly forty years at the place near Gilbertville marked "P. Lawton "
on the R. Map, and in 1874 erected a new house a few rods nearer to the
village,

2. "Edwin P., s. of Phineas (1), m. Mary A. Wallace of Barre 7 Dec. 1859 ;
she d. in childbed 22 Jan. 1865, a. 27, and he m. Hattie E. AVebber of Pitts-
field, 24 June 1872. He had Mary Wallace, b. 20 Jan. 1865 ; Sumn Medella,

b. 14 Aug. 1873.

Beckwith, Elliott, the " beloved physician," res. on the road to Barre,
at the place marked " W. Sturtevant" on the R. Map, and had a very ex-
tensive practice both in Hardwick and in the westerly part of Barre.
Though destitute of such thorough instruction as may now be obtained, he
was very skilful and successful. During the prevalence of the '• spotted
fever " in 1810, which was so fatal in the adjoining towns, he lost only two
patients out of more than sixty who were under his care in Hardwick. His
w. Rebecca d. 18 Feb. 1806, a. 32, and he m. Sally, dau. of Lieut. Job
Dexter, pub. 9 Nov. 1806 ; she d. 18 July 1811, a. 27," and he was pub. to
Hannah Willis 2 Mar. 1812. No record is found of children. He d. much
lamented 6 ]Mar. 1814, a. 53, or 58 according to the ColumUan Centinel.

Mary, prob. mother of Dr. Elliott, d. 2 Ap. 1812, a. 89.

Belding, Silas, s. of John Belding of Hatfield, m. Hannah, dau. of
Samuel Billings, 2 Jan. 1745-6, and prob. became a resident here immediately
afterwards. He d. 1 Oct. 1756, a. 39, as inscribed on his head-stone still
standing in the old burial-ground. In his will, proved 2 Nov. 1756, he names
wife Hannah, father John, brother Reuben, sisters Eunice Porter, Dorothy
Billings, Submit, and Martha ; also Samuel and Mary, chil. of brother John
deceased. His w. Hannah m. Deac. Samuel Ware of N. Br. 3 Nov. 1757.

Dorothy, of Hatfield, sister of Silas (1), was pub. to Elisha Billings
24 June 1749. Stephen, of Northfield, m. Martha Jacksoa 7 Nov. 1764.



336 BENJAMIN — BERRY.

Benjamix, Johx, constable of Cambridjie in 1633, afterwards res. in
Watertown, where he d. 14 June 1645. He had w. Abij^ail, and chil. Mary,

b. , d. 10 Ap. 1C46 ; Abigail, b. , m. Joshua Stubbs; John, b. about

1620, d. 22 Dec. 1706, a. 86 ; Richard, b. , rem. to Connecticut ; Joshua ;

Samuel, b. 1628, rem. to Connecticut ; Caleb, b. , rem. to Connecticut ;

Abel, b. , res. in Charlestown, and d. about 1710.

2. JoHX, s. of John (1), res. in Watertown, and by w. Lydia had John, b.
10 Sep. 1651, d. 18 Nov. 1708 ; Lijdia. b. 3 Ap. 1653, m. Thomas Batt ;
Abigail, b. 14 July, 1655 ; Mary, b. 2 Aug. 1658 ; Daniel, b. 12 Sep. 1660 ;
Ann, b. 4 Aug. 16G2 ; Sarah, b. 1663, m. William Hagar, Jr. ; Abel, b. 20
May 1668. See Bond's Hist. Watertown.

3. Abkl, s. of John (2), res. in Watertown, and by w. Abigail had eleven
chil., of whom the fifth was Caleb, b. 28 Jan. 1702.

4. Caleb, s. of Abel (3), m. Abigail Livermore 16 Aug. 1726, and had
Abigail, h. 3 Jan. 1726-7 ; Caleb, b. 26 May 1729 ; Keziah, b. 18 Ap. 1731.
See Bond, iit sup. I suppose this Caleb to be the same who rem. to Hard-
wick, res. near the Old Furnace, at the place marked " E. Trow" on the R.
Map, and by w. Abigail had Man/, h. 1 Sep. 1743 ; Anna, b. 5 June 1746, m.
Eliphalet Washburn 19 Sep. 1769; Keziah, b. 16 May 1749. His w. Abigail
d. 24 June 1756, and he m. Elizabeth, widow of Aaron Rice, of Rut. 18
Nov. 1 760.

5. Caleb, prob. s. of Caleb (4), had dau. Rhoda, bap. 17 May 1767, and
perhaps others.

6. Abel, prob. s. of Caleb (4), m. Susanna Carpenter 22 Mar. 1759, and
had Abigail, b. 30 Mai-. 1760; Levi, b. 9 Oct. 1762; and perhaps others.
Abel the f. prob. rem. to Montague about 1782, when his w. Susanna was
dism. to the church there.

Abigail, prob. dau. of Caleb (4), m. Joseph Powers of Gr. 25 Dec. 1751.
Abigail, a widow, pi-ob. mother of Caleb (4), d. 30 Mar. 1755.

Beruy, Judah (s. of John, who d. 1745, a. 93, and grandson of Richard,
■who was in Barnstable 1643, and d. in Yarmouth 1681), res. in Harwich,
now Brewster; he m. jMary, dau. of John Freeman, 1713, and had Lemuel,
b. 21 Feb. 1713-14; Theophilus, b. 12 Oct. 1715 ; Mary, b. 15 Dec. 1717. His
W.Mary d. 19 Aug. 1719, a. "about 26," and he m. Rebecca Hamlin 11
Aug. 1720, by whom he had seven children. Judah the f. d. between 21
Nov. 1769 and 11 May 1773.

2. Lemuel, s. of Judah (1), by w. Lydia, had Mary, b. 1 Nov. 1741, m.

Snow ; Judah, h. 24 Dec. 1743; Scotto, h. 20 Oct. 1745 ; Rebecca,

b. 20 Jan. 1747-8, m. Lemuel AVillis 27 May 1771, d. 16 Ap. 1826 ; Mehet-
abel, b. 12 Feb. 1749-50, in. John Hastings 11 Ap. 1779, and d. 15 Dec. 1836 ;
Lemuel, bap. 12 Ap. 1752 ; Lydia, bap. 28 July, 1754, d. young ; Sarah, bap.
3 Oct. 1756, m. Zenas Phinney, and d. 20 Dec. 1833 ; Reliance, bap. 13 Aug.
1758 ; Lydia, bap. 27 July 1760, m. Seth Hinkley, Jr., 12 May 1782, d. 27
Aug. 1805. He also had dau. Elizabeth, to whom was assigned a share of his
estate 6 Feb. 17 70. Lemuel the f. res. in Brewster; but his daus. Rebecca,
Meheiahel, Sarah, and Lydia res. and d. in Hardwick.

3. Scotto, s. of Lemuel (2), res. in Brewster, and, by w. Hannah, had eleven
children. His w. Hannah d. 12 Dec. 1806, a. 55; his second w. Bethia d. 9
Mar. 1846, a. 85; and he d. 12 June 1832, a. 87.

4. Scotto, the third s. of Scotto (3), b. Feb. 1779, rem. early to Hk., was
pub. to Polly Baker of Harwich 20 Jan. 1805, and had Barnabas, b. 20 Mar.
1809, d. 12 June 1829; Harriet, b. 22 Oct. 1813, m. Perley Hammond 1 Ap.
1832; Mary Ann, b. 17 Dec. 1815, d. 3 Nov. 1831; Scotto, b. 14 Oct. 1817;
Caroline, b. 21 Sep. 1819, d. 21 July 1820. His w. Polly d. 24 July 1.S25, and
be m. Mrs. Lucy Powers of Gr., pub. 22 May 1826, who survived him and d.
21 Nov. 1872, a. nearly 90. Scotto the f. was a tanner, and res. at the place,
between the Pet. road and the Turnpike, marked with his name on the R. Map.
Late in life he retired from the tanning business and removed into a new house
which he had erected on the opposite side of the road, a few rods westerly
from his former homestead. He was an assessor two years, selectman six
years, and representative one year. He d. 7 Nov. 1864, a. nearly 86.



BILLINGS. 337

Billings, Richard, of Hartford 1(540, rem. to Hatfield 16G1, and d. 13
Mnr. 1G79; his w. Margery d. 5 Dec. 1679.

2. Samuel, s. of Richard (1), res. in Hatfield, and by w. Sarah had Samuel,

b. 8 Jan. 16G5; Ebcnezer, h. 29 Oct. 1669; Sarah, b. , d. 15 July 1674;

Richard, b. 7 Ap. 1672; John, b. 11 Oct. 1674, slain 15 July 1698; Sarah, h.
18 Oct. 1676, m. Samuel Dickinson. Samuel the f. d. 1 Feb. 1678, and his
w. Sarah m. Samuel Behling, Jr., 9 Oct. 1678, and d. 5 Feb. 1713.

3. Samuel, s. of Samuel (2), res. in Hatfield, m. Hannah Wright 18 Nov.
1686; she d. 18 Nov. 1687, and he m. widow Rebecca Miller. His chil. were

Samuel, b. ; Sarah, b. 15 Mar. 1697, m. Deac. Samuel Smith; Joseph, b.

15 Nov. 1700; Zechariah, b. 29 Nov. 1702; Benjamin, b. 18 Jan. 1705. Thus
far I have relied on Judd's Hist, of Hadtey.

4. Samuel, s. of Samuel (3), res. several years in Sunderland, where, by
w. Hannah, he had Hannah, b. 23 Sep. 1724, m. Silas Belding 2 Jan. 1745-6,
and (2d) Deac. Samuel Ware of N. Br., 3 Nov. 1757; Elisha, b. 1 Dec. 1726;
Sarah, h. 29 May 1729, m. William Merrick 7 Sep. 1749; Daniel, b. 21 Nov.
1731; Nathan, b. 23 May 1734; Rebecca, b. 3 Jan. 1737, m. Leonard Robin-
son 31 Aug. 1758; Samuel, b. 19 Aug. 1739; Asahel, b. about 1741. Soon
after the birth of his youngest son, Samuel the f. rem. to Hardwick, where
he subsequently res., at the place marked "Dr. Billings" on the Ware road,
and where his eight chil. were married. His w. Hannah d. 5 Mar. 176 7, and
he m. Mrs. Sarah Crosby 26 Nov. 176 7. He d. between 21 Jan. and 4 May
17 78, a. prob. about 83; his w. Sarah and all his chil. except Sarah and Rebecca
survived him.

5. Elisha, s. of Samuel (4), m. Dorothy Belding of Hatfield, pub. 24 June
1749, and had Jonathan, b. 19 Sep. 1750, d. 22 Dec. 1753; Sarah, b. 7 Jan.
1753, living unm. in 1802; JSIanj, b. 1 Oct. 1754, m. Joseph Thomas 17 Mar.
1774; Harmah, b. 21 Sep. 1756, d. — Sep. 1758; Hannah, b. 22 Nov. 1758, m.
Stephen Pratt 3 Feb. 1780, and d. at Bennington 16 Feb. 1839; Martha, b. 2
Ap. 1761, ni. Jedediah Barrett (or Bassett) of Wilmington, Vt., 26 Aug. 1787;
Dollij, b. 8 Jan. 17G4, m. Israel Lavvton 26 Aug. 1784; Jonathan, b. 14 Aug.
1768, d. 3 Oct. 1775. Elisha the f. res. on the Ware road, at the place
marked " Keyes Tyler "on the R. Map, was a farmer, lieutenant of militia,
selectman one year, and d. 29 Sep. 1803; his w. Dorothy d. 8 May 1787, a. 58,
and his second w. Mrs. Prudence Gilbert of Monson, to whom he was pub. 15
Sep. 1 788, survived him.

6. Daxiel, s. of Samuel (4), m. Mary, dau. of Capt. Benjamin Ruggles, 23
Feb. 1758, and had Gideon, b. 9 Jan. 1759, settled in Barnard, Vt. (where, by
w. Polly, he had Daniel, b. 7 Mar. 1794, d. 15 Jidy 1867; Nancy, b. 28 Aug.
1796; and prob. Gideon, who d. 30 Mar. 1852, a 46); Mary, bap.'l2 Ap. 1761,
d. young; Eunice, b. 7 July 1763, m. Robert Dean of Barnard, Vt., 23 Dec.
1784, had ten children, and d. — Mar. 1843; Daniel, b. 9 July 1765, a mer-
chant and captain of militia in Ilk , d. unm. at Trinidad, W. I., shortly before
6 July 1808; Barnabas, bap. 16 Ap. 1769; Mary, b. 25 Sep. 17 71, m. Barnabas
Hinkley 8 Oct. 179 7, and (2d) Luther Paige 4 Sep. 1816, and d. at Bangor,
Me., 11 Mar. 1849; Timothy, b. 3 July 1774; Samuel, b. 4 June 1779. Daniel
the f. was a farmer, and res. near the Old Furnace, at the place marked
" D. Billings" on the R. Map; he was lieutenant of militia and selectman
seven years. He d. 23 Dec. 1778; his w. Mary d. 8 June 1835, a. nearly 97.

7. Nathan, s. of Samuel (4), m. Lydia. dau. of John Wells, 24 Feb. 1757;
she d. 1 July 1769, a. about 31, and he m. Reliance, dau. of David Bang.«, 26
Dec. 1769. His chil. were Silas, b. 14 Jan. 1758, d. 7 Jan. 1759; Silas, b. 30
Jan. 1760; Anna, b. 10 Aug. 1761, d. young; Moses, b. 15 Mar. 1765; Persis,
b. 29 Jan. 1767; Lijdia, b. 28 Nov. 1770; Anna, bap. 11 Feb. 1776; Hannah,
bap. 1 Mar. 1778. Some of these dates (wi-ongly entered in the Town Record)
are corrected by the registry of baptisms.

8. Samuel, s. of Samuel (4), m. Beulah, dau. of Stephen Fay 28 June
1764, and had Lydia, b. 28 Feb. 1765; Susannah, b. 1 Jan. 1767; Beulah, h.
14 Nov. 1768; Samuel, 23 May 1771; Polly, b. 6 July 17 73. Samuel thfe f.
res. on the Ware road, according to a tradition, opposite to the place marked

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" C. Rupjfflos " on the R. Map. He was elected, by the town, captain of the
South Military Company 21 Nov. 1774, and was commissioned 23 May 1775 as
captain in Colonel Learned's regiment in the Revolutionary Army. At some
subsLMpient period, either in Massachusetts or Vermont, he seems to have at-
tained the rank of major. He rem. to Bennington, Vt., where he d. 23 June
1781); his w. Beulah d. 18 Sep. 1833, a. nearly 88; a monumental slab denotes
their graves in the Bennington Centre Cemetery.

9. AsAHEL, s. of Samuel (4), m. Elizabeth, dau. of James Robinson, pub.
29 Ap. 1765, and had Elijah, b. 30 Ap. 1766; Stephen, b. 18 Nov. 1767; Asahel,
b. 25 Nov. 1769, ni. Tamasen Gilbert 9 June 1796, had two dau., and d. 6 Oct.
1803; his w. m. Jedediah Foster of Wilmington, Vt., 12 Nov. 1804; David,
b. 6 May 17 71; Joseph, bap. 5 Sep. 17 73, d. 3 Ap. 1806; Betsey, bap. 7 May
1775, m.' Gamaliel CoUins 29 Nov. 1804, and d. 10 Dec. 1805; Polli/, bap. 13
Ap. 1777, m. Silas Flagg of Pet., pub. 18 Dec. 1808; Samuel, bap. 10 Oct.
1779; Jonathan, bap. 9 Sep. 1781, d. unm. 5 Dec. 1820; Silas, h. 25 Sep. 1783;

Sail)/, b. , d. 22 July 1804, a. 18. Asahkl the f. was a farmer, res. on



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