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Barker of Pontiac, Mich. ; Elizabeth, m. Stephen G. Hidden of Concord, 30
July 1838, and d. in 1869; Geor(je li., res. in Fentonville, IVIich.; James Y.,
res. in Rochester, N. Y. ; Sehih Gridley. res. in Hallowell, Me. (see Adams'
Hist. FairJutven, Vl., 1870). Royal the f. rem. in 1807 to Fairhaven, Vt.,
and was captain of militia. In 1823 he rem. to Hartford, N. Y., where he d.
in 1830.

4. Adoxi.tah, p. of Adonijah (2), m. Julia Ann, dau. of Ebenezer Collins,
11 Sep. 1827, and had John G., h. 5 Aug. 1828, a lawyer, d. 31 July 1858;
Samuel S., b. 18 Dec. 1S29, d. 15 Nov. 1832; Saimiel S., b. 12 Mar. 1833;
Ebenezer C, b. 26 July 1834; Julia Ann E., b. 6 Aug. 1839, m. S. Williams
Newcomb, 23 Ap. 1863; Louis H., b. 5 May 1841; Dahliette M., b. 9 June 1842,
m. William H. Tucker 30 Ap. 1867, and d. 12 Aug. 1874; Julius A., b. 1 Dec.
1844; Charles P., b. 18 Nov. 1846, d. 9 Ap. 1851; Frederick C, b. 8 Oct.
1848, m. Julia M. Williams, pub. 29 June 1869. Adoxi.tah the f. was a
farmer, selectman in 1855, res. on the homestead, and d. 24 Mar. 1881; his w.
Julia Ann d. 18 Feb. 1858, a. 51.

5. Samuel S., s. of Adonijah (4), m. Julia Maria, dau. of Sardius Sibley,
26 Nov. 1863, and had Jennie Maria, b. 9 Nov. 1867; Samuel S., b. 24 June
1877. Samuel S. the £., a farmer, res. on the homestead, representative in
1866, selectman from 1864 to the present time, and for many years member of
the school committee, overseer of the poor, and legal agent of the town.

6. Julius A., s. of Adonijah (4), m. Elizabeth H., dau. of Albert E. Knight, 8
Oct. 1868, and had Grade Cornelia, b. 9 Sep. 1871, d. at Spencer 9 Jan. 1872;
Grade Cornelia, b. at Spencer 1 Jan. 1873; Dahlietta Maria, b. here 11 Mar.
1875; Nellie Bruce, b. 13 June 1876; Jennie Powers, b. 25 Dec. 1877; Annie
Louise, twin, b. 20 Sep. 1879; her mate, a boy, d. on the day of his birth.

Mus. Abigail, prob. mother of Samuel (1), d. 28 Dec. 1798, a. 90.

Dexter, Benjamin, of Rochester (son of William of Barnstable), who
rem. to Roch. and d. there 1694, and grandson of Thomas who came to
N. E. in 1630, res. at Lynn, Sandwich, and Barnstable, and d. in Boston
1677), was b. in Barn. — Feb. 1670, rem. to Roch. and had Noah, b. 26
Mar. 1697; James, h. 22 July 1698; Benjamin, b. 4 Mar. 1700; Sarah, b.
1 July '1702 ; Josiah, b. 12 Nov. 1704; Constant, b. 27 Nov. 1706 ; Samuel,
14 Dec. 1708 ; Ephraim, b. 27 May 1711 ; Daniel, b. 29 Julv, 1713 ; Joanna,
b. 12 Dec. 1715 ; Seth, b. 3 Oct. 1718.

2. Samuel, s. of Benjamin (1), m. Mary Clark 18 May 1732, and had in
Roch. Joseph, h. 2 May 1733, res. in Hk. 1753, and in Athol 1761 ; Samuel,

b. 13 Oct. 1734; prob. Ichabod, b. 1736; and in Hk. Job, b. 8 Mar.

1740-1 ; Mar)/, b. 11 July 1743 ; Sarah, b. 8 May 1745, m. Solomon John-
son of Gr. 28 Dec. 1762 ; Benjamin, b. 17 Nov. 1747. Samuel the f. rem.
from Roch. to Hk. between 1734 and 1741, and prob. again rem. to Athol
before 31 Jan. 1754.

3. Samuel, s. of Samuel (2), m. Thankful, dau. of Deac. John Freeman,
25 Nov. 1759 ; she d. 20 May 1811, a. 69, and he m. Sibbelah (or Sybil), wid.
of Samuel Thurston, 26 Sep. 1811. His chil. were: Benjamin, b. 17 March
1760 ; Mary, b. 18 Jan. 1763, m. John Gorham 3 June 1784 ; Eleazar, b. 5
July 1765 ; Merci/, b. 16 July 1767, d. 14 Mar. 1774 ; Ichabod, b. 23 Ap.
1770, d. 5 Mar. 1774 ; Samuel, b. 9 May, 1773 ; Seth, b. 5 Mar. 1775 ; Jede-
diah, bap. 26 Oct. 1777 ; Susanna, bap. 26 Sep. 1779 ; Thomas, bap. 19 May
1782 ; Jonathan, b. about 1786. Samuel the f. res. near Barre, at the place
marked "J. ]lichmond " on the R. Map, was one of the " minute men " who
marched from Hk. to Cambridge in 1775, and in January 1776 was captain of
a company stationed at the " Roxbury Camp." He was afterwards involved
(politically) in the Shays Rebellion, but was forgiven. He d. 3 May 1824, a.
nearly 90 ; his w. Syl)il, who had previously to his death departed from him, d.
in N. Br. 13 July 1849, a. 100 years, according to the inscription on her head-
stone in the new cemetery in Ilk.

4. Ichabod, prob. s. of Samuel (2), was a captain, and perhaps was the



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same who led a company from Athol to Cambridge in April 1775. If he res.
temporarily in Athol, he returned to Hk. before 1781, in which year and
also in 1782 and 1785 he was a selectman, and representative in 1782 and
1783. He was an active promoter of the Shays Rebellion in 1786, but after-
wards made his peace with the government. He d. of apoplexy 13 Feb.
1797, a. 59 years, 7 months, and 19 days, as entered on the church record of
deaths ; his w. Abigail, d. 7 Ap. 1797, a. 54 years, 8 months, and 16 days. On
the settlement of his estate, 17 Ap. 1798, shares were allotted to seven chil.,
namely, Clark, who m. Alice, dau. of Ezra Winslow, 16 Oct. 1796, and rem.
to Barnard, Vt. ; Miriam, who m. Asa Hedge 31 May 1780 ; Benjamin W. ;
Luc;/, who m. Moses Cheney of Warwick 4 July, 1782; Rhoda, who m.
Phineas Battle of Orange 7 Nov. 1793, and d. 9 Aug. 1845, a. 76 ; Lydia;
Betty.

5. Job, s. of Samuel (2), m. Mercy Hinkley 17 July 1766 ; she d. 28 July
1810, a. 66, and he m. Mary Walker of Barre, pub. 1 Nov. 1811. His chil.
were : John, b. 3 Jan. 1769 ; Anna, b. 22 July 1770, m. Thomas Wheeler, Jr.,
3 June, 1790, and d. 20 Mar. 1804; Ruth, b. 20 Mar. 1773, m. David Allen, Jr.,
27 Ap. 1794, and d. 26 Mar. 1847 ; Ichabod, b. 19 Dec. 1775 ; Mercy, b. 28 Ap.
1777, d. unm. 24 'July 1801 ; Joseph, b. 1 Mar. 1779; Jonathan, bap. 9 Sep.
1781; Sally, b. 16 Oct. 1783, m. Dr. Elliot Beckwith, pub. 9 Nov. 1806, and
d. 18 July 1811 ; Zenas, b. 26 June, 1785 ; Alma, b. 27 May 1787, d. 7 Oct.
1790. Job the f. was a farmer, and res. about a mile and a half northerly
from the Common ; he was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary AVar, and re-
tained the title through life. He served the town very acceptably as a select-
man fifteen years, between 1789 and 1805. He d. 10 July 1827. His w.
Mary d. — Oct. 1824, a. 69.

6. Bexjamin, s. of Samuel (3), m. Anna Mayo, of Rut. 10 Oct. 1784, and

had Judah, b. 1788, d. 31 Mar. 1790 ; prob. John Freeman, b. ; and

perhaps others. Benjamin the f. d. 16 Aug. 1792.

7. Eleazar, s. of Samuel (3), m. Abigail Dexter 8 Ap. 1784 ; she d. ,

and he m. Charity Williams, pub. 18 June 1786. His chil. were : Abigail, b.
14 Mar. 1787, m. Martin Rnggles 27 Feb. 1816, and d. 5 July 1860 ; Bath-
sheha Carver, b. 22 Feb. 1789, m. Silas Newton 2d, 21 June 1810, and d.

29 Sep. 1855 ; Alma, b. 1791, d. 26 Jan. 1803 ; Arathusa, b. 1793,

d. 18 Jan. 1803 ; Charity Williams, b. 5 Aug. 1795, m. Gardner Newton, pub.

17 Sep. 1827 ; Joseph Dean, h. 31 Aug. 1797 ; Setk, b. 1800, d. 2 Aug.

1803 ; Willard, b. 13 Sep. 1802 ; Arathusa, b. 7 Jan. 1805, m. John John-
son 5 Oct. 1828 ; Thankful Freeman, bap. 1 Sep. 1811 ; Eleazar, b. 7 July
1813, a famous musician and showman, res. in Reading, Vt. Eleazar the
f. d. 1813 ; his w. Charity d. 3 June 1838, a. 70.

8. Samuel, s. of Samuel (3), m. Sally, dau. of Jacob Williams, 15 Dec.
1796, and had Benjamin, b. 6 July 1798, d. 8 May 1816; Williams, h. 1 Ap.
1800; Alma, b. 11 Nov. 1804, m. Joseph Newcomb, pub. 11 Feb. 1828. Samuel
the f. res. on the homestead, was a captain of militia, selectman four years,
and d. 24 Mar. 1861, a. nearly 88 ; his w. Sally (b. at Middleborough) d.
10 Jan. 1867, a. 92.

9. Jedediah, s. of Samuel (3), m. Abigail Eager 29 Dec. 1798, and had

Jane, b. 1800, d. 20 Feb. 1802 ; Horace, b. 26 Nov. 1802, d. 22 Oct.

1826 ; Mary, b. 11 June 1805, m. Milton Peck, pub. 13 Oct. 1823 ; Thirza bap.

18 Sep. 1808, d. 19 Feb. 1809; Elliot Beckwith, h. 1810, d. 27 Aug.

1813 ; Sally Beckwith, b. 6 May 1812, d. unm. 18 July 1830 ; Crighton, bap.
7 May 1816, d. same day; Samuel, bap. 24 Nov. 1817 ; Luthera Gorham,
bap. 27 Jan. 1820, m. Ebenezer P. Staples of Taunton 26 Ap. 1841. Jede-
diah the f. d. 1 Jan. 1827 ; his w. Abigail d. 23 Aug. 1828.

10. Jonathan, s. of Samuel (3), m. Roxana Dean of Raynham, pub.
29 June 1812, and had Cassandra, b. 1 Sep. 1813, m. Samuel F. Taylor 9 Ap.
1835 ; Jonathan, h. 23 Oct. 1815 ; Benjamin, b. 28 Dec. 1187 ; Samuel B., b.

10 May 1825, d. 15 Feb. 1827; an infant b. , d. — Oct. 1827. Jonathan

the f. d. at Hubhardston 14 March 1856, a. 70; his w. Roxana d. 5 Sep. 1872.

11. John, s. of Job (5), m. Lucy Dennis 1 Dec. 1803 ; she d. 15 Dec.



364 DEXTER — DINSMORE.

1817, a. 31, and he m. Persis Gilbert 29 July 1821. His cliil. were : An7ia
Wheeler, b. 17 Oct. 1804, m. Amos K. Smith of Wendell 12 June 1826;
Foster Dennis, b. 19 July 1806, d. at N. Sal. 3 IMar. 1865 ; Fanny Beckwith,
b. 13 Feb. 1809, m. Rufus Day of N. Sal. 22 jS^ov. 1830; Job, b. 28 Nov.

1811, d. at Barre 1 Ap. 1849 ; 'Mercy Hlnldey, b. 20 Mav 1815, m. David L.
Winslow of Barre 22 Mar. 1837, and d. 8 May 1847 ; Henry Walker, b. 22
Oct. 1821; Horace, b. 26 Sep. 1825. John the f. was a farmer, res. on a
part of the homestead marked " J. Dexter " on the R. Map, and d. 7 May
1836.

12. IcHABOD, s. of Job (5), m. Sally Eager 5 May 1803 ; shed. 25 July
1821, a. 40, and he m. Alice Amidon 26 Mar. 1822. He had a child, d. 17 Ap.
1804, a. three weeks ; Zenas Hinkley, b. 9 May 1806 ; Harriet Jane, b. 15 Ap.
1810, d, unm. 26 Aug. 1835; Edward, b. 3 Nov. 1811 ; Philena, b. 23 May
1815, d. unm. 5 Sep. 1839; Hannah, b. 26 March 1823. ra. Lysander Powers,
pub. 21 May 1842; Sally, b. 6 May 1825, m. James P. Fay 8 Ap. 1845 ; Ruth,
b. 30 May 1827, m. Zenas D. Tinney of Newburg, Me., 6 Nov. 1856 ; John
Bangs, b. 30 July 1829: his mother died while he was an infant, and he was
adopted by his uncle, Elijah Bangs ; in early life he was a clerk in several
stores, and rem. to Springfield, Missouri, of which city he was at one time
mayor ; he served in the Civil War as quartermaster, after which he was
postal agent, with headquarters, first at Portland, Oregon, and subsequently
at Springfield, Missouri. Ichabod the f. was a farmer and res. on a part of
the homestead, marked " Dea. Dexter " on the R. Map; he was deacon of the
church, and d. 11 May 1851 ; his wife Alice d. 26 June 1830, a. 39.

13. Joseph, s. of Job (3), m. Sophia Hunt 13 July 1800, rem. to Westford,
Vt., had two chil., who d. in Hk. (names not recorded) ; one 6 Feb. 1803,
a. 2 years and 4 months, the other two days afterwards, a. 4 months.

14. JoHX Freemax, prob. s. of Benjamin (6), m. Comfort Haskell 14 Jan.

1812, had Mary Melisse, bap. 6 June 1813, and rem. to St. Albans, Vt.

15. Joseph Dean, s. of Eleazar (7), m. Olive Gould 15 Nov. 1818, and
had Joseph Dean, bap. 18 June 1820, m. Almeda Anderson 8 Mar. 1846 ;
Alma, bap. 14 Aug. 1821, d. 4 Feb. 1823 ; William Alfred, bap. 25 Sep. 1823 ;

Nancy M., b. 1825, m. Henry B. Gould 6 May 184 7, and (2d) Joseph C.

Paige 2 Nov. 1865. Joseph D. the f. res. on the Pet. road, at the place
marked " D. Dexter " on the R. Map. In early life, a serious acciilent befell
him, while blasting rocks, resulting in the loss of one arm and of the sight of
both eyes. In utter darkness himself, he became a successful showman to oth-
ers, and secured a comfortable maintenance for Ins family.

16. Williams, s. of Samuel (8), m. Maria, dau. of Israel Knowlton 3 June

1828, and had Samuel W., b. , d. 18 Aug. 1830, a. 18 months; Lucy M.,

b. , m. James B. Wiggin, and res. in Cambridge. Williams the f. d. 12

May 1836; his w. Maria res. in Cambridge.

l'7. Zexas H., s. of Ichabod (12), m. Sarah F. Penniman 19 May 1831;
she d. 9 Mar. 1837, and he m. Lucinda Wood, 28 Aug, 1837. His chil. were

Zenas H., b. 14 Ap. 1832; George Turell, b. 20 June 1833; Harriet J., h.

1836, m. Pliny Fisk Chandler 5 Mar. 1853, and d. at Warren 5 Ap. 1866, a.
30. Zenas H. the f. d. 11 Oct. 1851.

18. Edward, s. of Ichabod (12), m. Louisa Powers 6 June 1842. and had

Charles E., b. 1843, d. at Springfield 29 July 1872, a. 29; Frederick,

b. 1845, d. 29 July 1854, a. 9; Albert H., b. ; Clara L., b. ; 117/-

Ue H., b. . Edward the f. d. 24 Dec. 1862.

Abigail, m. Isaiah Demmon of N. Sal., pub. 24 Dec. 1 781. Axxa, m. Jacob
Gilbert of N. Br. 7 Oct. 1794. Mercy, m. Paul Ruggles, pub. 28 Nov. 1796.
Haxxah, of Royalston, m. Oren Utley, pub. 22 Sep. 1811. Amelia, m. I\Iar-
cus J. INlarsh 29 June 1823. Mrs. Thaxkful, m. Levi Stevens 18 Oct. 1830.
Mrs. LucixDA, m. Z. F. Shumway 1 Oct. 1856.

Dickinson, Nathaniel, m. Elizabeth Fisk 1 Nov. 1764, and had Lydia, h.
20 Jan. 1765.

DixsMORE, John (otherwise written Densmore and Dunsmoor), m. Eliza-
beth Amos 15 Ap. 1765, and had Amos, b. 4 Mar. 1766 ; John, b. 9 Feb. 1769;
Eliphalet, b. 9 Ap. 1771; Triphosa, b. 29 July 1774; Susan, b. 20 Jan. 1777.



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Jane, of Ware, m. Theodoras Doty 30 May 1759. Katherixe, m. Enoch
Badcock of Voluntown, Conn., 15 Dec. 1763. Rachel, of Ware, d. here 27
Mar. 1814, a. 17.

DoANE, David, by w. Lydia, had David, b. 19 Aug. 1752; Bethiah, b. 28
June 1754; Nathan, b. 15 Aug. 1756; il/o%, b. 2 June 1759. David the f.
prob. came here from Eastham, and perhaps rem. to Bennington about 1761.
He was a member of the Separate Chui-ch.

DooLiTTLE, Benjamin, s. of John of Wallingford (who was b. 14 June
1655, and m. Mary, dau. of John Peck of New Haven, 13 Feb. 1682), and
grandson of Abraham (who was b. 1619, of New Haven 1640, of Wal-
lingford 1670, and d. 11 Aug. 1690), was b. at Wallingford, Conn., 10 July
1695, grad. Y. C. 1716, first pastor of the church in Northfield 1718, m. Lydia,
dau. of Samuel Todd of New Haven, 14 Oct. 1717, and d. 9 Jan. 1748-9. See
Hist. Northfield, p. 433.

2. Lucius, s. of Benjamin (1), b. 16 May 1718, m. Sarah, dau. of Dea. Sam-
uel Smith, and had Oliver, b. 3 Dec. 1746 ; Charles, b. 4 Sep. 1748; Benjamin,
b. 6 Nov. 1751, d. 16 Ap. 1762; Lydia, b. 25 Dec. 1753; Sarah, b. 25 Dec.
1756, d. 20 Ap. 1773; Lucius, b. 11 Nov. 1761 ; Benjamin, b. 12 Jan. 1764 ;
Jesse, b. 2 Feb. 1766; Calvin, h. — Sn\y 1768; Adrastus, b. 10 Aug. 1771;
Sarah, b. 6 July 1773. Lucius the f. was an innholder in Noi-thfield.

3. Charles, s. of Lucius (2), m. Tabitha, dau. of Daniel Morton of Whate-
ley, 3 Oct. 17 71, but had no children. He was a physician in Hk. as early as
1771, and res. at the northerly end of the Common, in a house still standing,
marked " S. Hinkley " on the R. Map. To the sad disappointment of his
townsmen, who respected him as a man, and had full confidence in his skill as
a physician, he d. 12 June 1785, and a large head-stone, of a jieculiar pattern,
marks the place of his burial in the old cemetery; his w, Tabitha m. Samuel
Hinkley, pub. 27 May 1787, and d. 26 Dec. 1816, a. 69.

4. Lucius, s. of Lucius (2), m. Esther, dau. of Daniel Morton of Whateley, 12

May 1783, and had Esther, b. 1785, m. Jacob D. Rand 21 Oct. 1813, and

d. 1 or 2 Sep. 1815, a. 30, Lucius the f. was also a physician, but very un-
like his brother. After an unsuccessful practice in Hk., he rem. to Lyndon,
Vt., where he was res. in 1801 ; before 1819, however, he returned to Hk. ut-
terly bankrupt in fortune and fame. His long-continued habit of intemjJerance
had ruined him ; and he, who in early life was too proud to permit his daughter
to mari-y a mechanic,^ was maintained by the town, for the last dozen years of
his life, as a pauper. He d. 1 Dec. 1831.

Doty, Edward (s. of Ellis by w. Eleanor, grandson of Joseph, Jr., and a
descendant from that Edward Doty who came in the Mayflower, 1620, and was
a party to the first duel fought by Englishmen in N. E.), was b. in Rochester
7 May 1705, ra. Mary Andrews 17 Nov. 1726, and had in Roch. Thomas, h.
25 Oct. 1727 ; Edward, b. 25 Aug. 1729; Zurishaddai, b. 19 Nov. 1731; John,
b. 7 Aug. 1734; Theodoras, b. 25 Dec. 1736 ; Beiti/, b. 14 Aug. 1739 ; Abigail,
b. 30 June 1741, m. Samuel Robinson, Jr., pub. 10 Ap. 1762; Eleanor, b. 22
Mar. 1743-4.

2. Zurishaddai, s. of Edward (1), m. Mary, dau. of Jonathan Warner, 4
Dec. 1755, and had John, b. 12 Sep. 1756; Moses, b. 2 July 1758, m. Betsey
Webster 20 Sep. 1781 ; Ezra, b. 28 Sep. 1760; Ellis, b. 20 Oct. 1762; Asa,h.
9 Sep. 1765 ; Jonathan, h. 27 July 1767; Molhj, b. 10 July 1769; Betsey, b. 23
May 17 73; Horatio Gates, b. 28 Aug. 1779. Zurishaddai the f. (ordinarily
called Zu) was a blacksmith, whose shop stood near the southwest corner of
the old burial-ground. He rem. from Rochester to Hk. before his marriage,
and from Hk. to Wilmington, Vt., before 1 Nov. 1785, when he sold his shop
to his son John.

3. Theodorus, s. of Edward (1), m. Jane Dinsmore of Ware 30 May 1759.
He was a housewright, and resided in New Braintree 1 Aug. 1767.

4. John, s. of Zurishaddai (2), m. Mary, dau. of Paul Mandell, Esq., 19

1 Jacob D. Rand and Esther Doolittle ents, and they waited the event nearly
were published 12 Dec. 1801; but their mar- twelve years,
riage at that time was prevented by her par-



366 DOTY — EASTMAN.

Sep. 1779, and had Chaimcy, b. 16 Feb. 1781 ; Siikei/,h. 14 Jan. 1783; PJiih-

theta, b. 28 Dec. 1784, lu. Peirce; Timothy, b. 26 July 1788; Putlij Wood-

hri(lf/e, b. 26 Oct. 1789, m. Abraham Wood at Westminster 16 Dec. 1836, and
d. 18 Dec. 1837; Lucia, b. 14 Feb. 1793, d. 17 Mar. 1803; MarT/ Warner, b.

26 Jan. 1797, m. Wood. John the f. %vas a blacksmith, and re.«. several

years about half a mile eastward from the Common, at the place marked " Mr.
Stimpson " on the R. Map; in 1791 he bought two and a quarter acres of land
and erected the house now standing near the Common, marked •' Mr. Wesson "
on the R. Map; this estate he sold 28 Mar. 1805, and rem. to Westminster,
■where he d. 27 Feb. 1830 ; his w. Mary d. 26 May 1841, a. 81.

5. Chauxcy, s. of John (4), m. Isabella, dau. of Seth Hinkley, 4 Mar. 1804,
and had Henry, h. 25 June 1804. Ciiauncy the f. d. 2 Sep. 1804 ; his w. Isa-
bella m. Josiah Stockwell, and d. at Vineland, N. J., 9 Aug. 1879, a. nearly
95.

6. Timothy, s. of John (4), m. Susan Cowee 3 Jan. 1833, and had Person,
b. 15 Oct. 1833. Timothy the f. res. at Westminster, and d. 9 Mar. 1835;
his w. Susan m. Milton Joslyn 6 July 1841.

Dow, Plixy, by w. Yiah, had Martha S., b. about 1830, m. E. L. B. Wesson
8 Ap. 1853; William B., h. about 1837, m. Abby Root of Enf. 2 Sep. 1873;
prob. Pliny A. (or Augustus P.), b. .

Doyle, Dennis, m. Julia Dunn, 9 Feb. 1868, and had Mary Ann, b. 4 Dec.
1868; Michael, b. 24 July 1870, d. 9 Mar. 1871; Catherine Elizabeth, b. 2 Jan.
1872.

Eager, Ebexezer, by w. , had Nancy, bap. 29 Sep. 1793; his w. d.

, and he m. Polly Brocklebank of Rindge, N. H., pub. 30 May 1801.

2. Paul, m. Thankful Watson of N. Br., pub. 22 Oct. 1797, his former w.
Joanna having d. 9 Feb. 1797, a. 48.

Abigail, m. Jedediah Dexter 29 Dec. 1798. Sally, m. Ichabod Dexter
5 May 1805.

Earl, John (otherwise written Earle), m. Eunice, dau. of David Allen, 2

Oct. 1785, and had Apollos, b. 1786, d. 9 June 1794, a. 8; Lucius, b.

1788, d. 17 June 1794, a. 6; Arathusa, b. 1790, d. 9 Feb. 1792, a. 2;

Lewis, b. about 1793; an infant b. , d. 10 Oct. 1795, a. eleven days; an

infant b. , d. 20 Oct. 1796; an infant b. , d. 8 July 1798; Arathusa,

b. 1799, m. Bradford Spooner 30 Nov. 1821, d. 7 Ap. 1872, a. 72 years

and 9 months; Luke, b. 1802; John F., b. 1803, m. Chloe Keith of

Ward, pub. 12 May 1828, d. at Gr. 8 Aug. 1860, a. nearly 57. John the f.
■was a farmer, and devoted much attention to the breeding of mules for the
Southern market; he res. on the old turnpike, a mile and a half northerly from
the Common, at the place marked " L. Earle " on the R. Maj), and d. 17 Dec.
1832, a. 70; his w. Eunice d. 10 Sep. 1850, a. 85.

2. Jacob, b. in Berlin, m. Mary, dau. of Luther Burgess, 4 Oct. 1798, and
had Abigail, b. 18 June 1799 ; Ira, h. 28 Mar. 1801, a carpenter, res. in Leices-
ter and Worcester, d. by accident 30 Ap. 1881 ; an infant b. , d. 11 Aug.

1803, a, 1 month; Eliza, b. 29 May 1805, m. Henry Clinton 18 Ap. 1844;

Franklin, b. about 1808, d. 7 Jan. 1813, a. 5; Daniel, h. 1810, d. 13 Aug.

1813, a. 3; Apollos, b. 22 Aug. 1812; Benjamin Franklin, b. 7 Sep. 1814;
Jaynes Perkins, b. 23 Jan. 1817; Ralph, h. 10 Sep. 1819 ; Mary, b. 6 July 1823.
Jacob the f. was a wheelwright, res. on the turnpike, half a mile easterly from
the Common, at the place marked " Mr. Stimpson " on the R. Map, and d. 23
Oct. 1843, a. 72; his w. Mary d. 24 May 1850, a. 70.

3. LuKK, s. of John (1), m. Hannah B., dau. of Elijah Lane, 2 Feb. 1826,
and had Marietta, b. 23 June 1827; Harriet Elizabeth, b. 1 Jan. 1834. Luke
the f. was a farmer and cajitaiu of militia; he res. on the homestead several
years, but afterwards rem. to Greenwich, where he kej)! a tavern, and d. 12
Feb. 1865.

Eastman, Samuel, s. of Ebenezer, b. in Amherst 18 Mar. 1783, m. Sarah
Pynchon of Springfield, pub. 25 Nov. 1809, and had, in Hk., Harriet, b. 14
Nov. 1810, m. Simeon Newell; Henry Lyman, b. 24 May 1812; John Pynchon,
b. 20 Nov. 1813, d. 30 Oct. 1822; Sarah, b. 11 Oct. 1815; Lucia, b. 30 May



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1817, a teacher, d. unm. in Springf. 22 May 1852; Charlotte, b. 15 July 1821,
d. unm. in Springf. 29 Mar. 1855; James Pijnchon, b. 15 Oct. 1825. Samuel
the f. grad. 1). C. 1802, commenced the practice of the law in Hk. in 1807, and
after his marriage res. near the Common, at the place marked " j\lr. Tapper "
on the R. Map, now the res. of Mr. E. L. B. Wesson. Besides a creditable per-
formance of his professional duties, he rendered important service to the town
as a (teacher of sacred mnsic, and as the leader of the choir in the public
sanctuary. He took a lively interest in the education of the young, and was
for many years a member of the School Committee.^ He was tovvn clerk,
1809, selectman four years, 1813-1816, and senator in the General Court,
1819, 1820. The evening of his life was clouded, and was spent chiefly at
Springf. He d. at Amherst, while on a visit, 11 Ap. 1864; his w. Sarah d. at
Springf.

Eddy, Ichabod, m. Lucy Cleveland, pub. 24 Dec. 1780. Martha, of
Shrewsbury, m. Dr. Zephaniah Jenney, 28 Nov. 1799.

Edson, Abijah, of Spi'ingf., m. Hannah, dau. of Joseph Ruggles, 10 June
1762, and had Cuskman, b. 11 Dec. 1762, d. at Charleston, S. C, in 1797
(called "Colonel" in the notice of his death); Nathaniel, b. 1 Ap. 1765;
Susaima, b. 10 Mar. 1767; Timothy Alden, b. 7 or 17 Aug. 1769.

Egeky, Daniel, of Dartmouth, m. Mary Perry of Rochester 21 Nov. 1771;

she d. 16 Sep. 1795, a. 52, and he m. Martha of Taunton, who d. 15 Feb.

1826, a. 81. His chil., all prob. b. before he rem. to Hk., were Daniel; Sam-
uel; Sarah, m. Samuel Steward of Barnard, Vt., 22 Oct. 1789; Bathsheha, m.
Silas Burbank of Royalton, Vt., 23 Jan. 1792; William; Thomas, b. about
1773; Nathan; Job, d. 10 Jan. 1796, a. 17 years and 9 months; Mary; Debo-
rah, m. Stephen Putnam of Townsend 11 Jan. 1801. Daniel the f. was a
captain in the Revolutionary War, and an adherent of Shays in 1787. About
17 77 he rem. from Dart, to Hk., was selectman seven years, and d. 23 Oct.
1801, a. 67, or 69 as inscribed on his head-stone. In his will, dated 22 Oct.
1801, all the before-named chil., except Job, are mentioned.

2. Thomas, s. of Daniel (1), m. Clarissa, dau. of Ebenezer Washburn, 28
Ap. 1796, and had Ebenezer HoUis, b. 22 Feb. 1798; William Alexis, b. 12 Ap.

1801, m. Susanna M. , and d. at Boston 29 Sep. 1874 ; Dolly Washburn, b.

27 May 1803, m. Beals Thomas 11 Ap. 1824; Cyrus Washburn, b. 16 Ap. 1805;
Samuel Perry, b. 11 May 1807; Thomas Newhall, b. 10 Ap. 1809; Clarissa
Electa, b. — Nov. 1811, d. 12 Dec. 1812; Mary Perry, h. 14 Ap. 1813; Arte-
mas Job, b. 4 Feb. 1815; Edwin R., b. 10 Sep. 1821. Thomas the f. was a
farmer and res. in the northerly part of the town, at or near the place marked
" Capt. Whipple" on the R. Map. He was captain of militia, and a select-
man three years. He d. at Dover, N. H., when on a journey, 12 Sep. 1827,
a. 54.

3. Ebenezer Hollis, s. of Thomas (2), ni. Mary Johnson 26 Feb. 1828,
and had in Hk. Ruth Hathaway, b. 27 Feb. 1829; Marshall Johnson, b. 28 Feb.
1831; Emeline Slade, b. 9 Feb. 1833; Mary Lett ice, h. 11 Feb. 1835, d. unm.

at Barre 29 Jan. 1873; Clarissa Washburn, b. at Barre 1845, where she

d. unm. 31 Jan. 1873, a. 27 years and 7 months; and perhaps others. Eben-
ezer H. the f. rem. to Barre, and d. 2 Mar. 1878.

Eldredge, Daniel, m. Prudence, dau. of Capt. Eleazar Warner, 10 Feb.
176 7, and had Silas Warner, b. 4 Jan. 1768. He rem. to the State of New
York.

Ellis, Seth, had w. Elizabeth and chil., John, b. 1789; Elizabeth, b.

1791, m. Fay, and d. 18 Nov. 1879, a. 88; David, h. 1795; and

perhaps others. Setii the f. d. 1 Nov. 1842, a. nearly 89; his w. Elizabeth
(b. at Bridgewater) d. 7 May 1858, a. 92.

2. John, s. of Seth (1), m. Lucy Burt 15 Ap. 1817; she d. 19 Sep. 1832, a.
42; and he m. JMercy E. Peckham, pub. 4 May 1833; she d. 15 Feb. 1835, a.
35, and he m. Mrs. Sally Peeso of Enf., pub. 31 Oct. 1835 ; she d. and



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