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although the town record indicates 72.

Sally, m. Moses Fay 24 Feb. 1788.

HiGGiNS, Elisha, by w. Hannah, had Joseph, b. ; Uriah, b. 24 May

1742; he prob. had also Edward, b. ; Abiel, b. , ni. Ebenezer Saf-

ford 24 Nov. 1759; Abigail, b. , m. Simon Gitiin 24 Mar. 1761 ; and per-
haps others. Elisha the f. rem. prob. from Palmer to Hardwick, and be-
came a member of the church 16 Jan. 1742-3.

2. Jonathan, perhaps brother of Elisha (1), by w. Rachel, bad Jonathan,
b. 20 Ap. 1736; Lurania, b. 9 June 1738; Henry, b. 27 Dec. 1740, d. young;
Henry, b. 24 July 1743; Bethiah, b. 26 Mar. 1746; Joshua, bap. 18 Sep. 1748;
Rachel, bap. 19 May 1751, m. Andrew Harwood of Ware, pub. 3 Feb. 1771;
Philip, bap. 13 Jan. 1754.

3. Joseph, s. of Elisha (1), m. Anna Hooker, pub. 6 Mar. 1756, and had
Joseph, b. 6 Sep. 1760; Charles, b. 29 Aug. 1762; Anna, b. 5 July 1764; Pal-
atine, b. 18 ]\Iay 1766.

4. Uriah, s. of Elisha (1), m. Esther Cooley of Gr., pub. 7 Ap. 1763, and
had Sybil, b. 30 Dec. 1763; Abigail, b. 21 Dec. 1765; Dacid, b. 24 Sep. 1767;
Caleb, b. 2 June 1770; Uriah, b. 10 Ap. 1772; Frederick (or Shadrach, as in
the record of ijaptisms), b. 31 July 1774; Alpheus, b. 14 Sep. 1776; Hadassah,
h. 6 Nov. 17 78; Lewis {Zenas in rec. of baptism), b. 9 Sep. 1780; Shady
(Shadrach?), b. 17 Feb. 1783.

5. Edward, prob. s. of Elisha (1), m. Thankful Rice, 17 Oct. 1764, and
had Solomon, h. 1 Mar. 1765; Anna, b. 1 May 17 79; Mercy, h. 26 June 1781;
and prob. others. Edward the f. joined the Hk. church 10 Aug. 1752, res. in
Palmer at tlie time of his marriage, but returned very soon to Hk.

6. Henry, s. of Jonathan (2), m. Mary Fisk 9 Nov. 1768, and had Mary,
h. about 1771, m. Enoch Tha^-er, and d. at Amh. 15 Ap. 1860, a. 89; Henry,
b. 27 July 1779; Rachel, b. about 1782, d. unm. 30 Mar. 1858, a. nearly 76;
and prob. others. Henry the f. was a deacon of the Baptist church, res.
near the line between Hk. and Enfield, at the place marked " Dea. Higgins"
on the R. Map, and d. 16 Mar. 1837, a. 94 ; his w. Mary d. 7 Feb. 1821^ a. 71 ;
they and their dau. Rachel were buried in the cemetery near the ^^lace where
the Baptist meeting-house formerly stood.

7. Henry, s. of Henry (6), m. 011a (Olive?) Metcalf of Royalston (b. 9
June 1789), pub. 19 Sep. 1813, and had Henry Melville, b. 22 Oct. 1814; Olla
Metcalf, b. 8 Ap. 1816; Sarah Luthera, b. 11 Jan. 1818; Whitman Fisk, b. 26



398 HIGGINS— HINKLEY.

Feb. 1821 ; Lurama Maria, h. 12 Dec. 1822; Elon Gahisha, b. 11 May 1825,
m. Luty ]\r. Graves of Worcester, ])iib. 31 Jan. 184.5. Henry the f. rem. to
Ware, where he d. 21 Feb. 1860 ; his w. d. also at Ware 19 Au<r. 18G6.

8. Alvaii M., parentage not ascertained, by w. Sarah J., had Mary, b. 25

Aug. 1845 ; Ilenrfi A., b. 1847, d. 19 Nov. 1850, a. 3; Ahhy A., b. 13

Nov. 1854, d, 16 Jan. 1855.

9. William, by w. I':Hen, had John, b. 14 Sep. 1853, m. Catherine Connor
of Ware 3 Aug. 1872; Lucij, h. 30 Jan. 1855; Jeremiah, b. 13 July 1856, d.
27 Oct. 1856; William, b. 4 Feb. 1859, d. 14 Aug. 1859; Bridrjel, b. 29 Dec.
1861, d. 18 Mar. 1863. His w. Ellen d. 29 Jan. 1871, and he" m. Mary Sul-
livan 9 Feb. 1873.

10. MiciiAKL, by w. Ann, had Michael, b. 16 June 1857.

11. Thomas, by w. Winifred, had Patrick, b. 29 Mar. 1858; Dominick, b.
12 Oct. 1861; Michael, b. 19 Feb. 1864.

12. Timothy, by w. Mary, had John, b. 31 Aug. 1858.
HiLDiiETii, Isaac. Jr., by w. Esther, had Isaac, b. 5 Dec. 1750.
Hu.LMAX, Stephen, of Dana, ni. Chloe Barnes 7 Mar. 1820, and rem. to

Hardwick, where his w. Chloe d. 28 June 1881, a. 82. No record found of
childi'iMi.

2. Stephen P., prob. s. of Stephen (1), m. Alma Maria Newcomb 4 Dec.
1851, and had Joseph, b. 17 Ap. 1855, m. S. Alice Gould 3 May 1882; a dau.
b. 25 Nov. 1858; Charles Dexter, b. 9 INIay 1860; John Newcomb, h. 12 May
1864.

Hinds, Enoch, by w. Elizabeth, had Ahier, Solomon, and a dau., all bap. in
Oct. 1742; Enoch, bap. 5 June 1743.

2. Nehemiah, by w. Sarah, had Sarah, bap. 25 July 174 7 ; Abigail, bap. 1
Aug. 1756; Moses, bap. 27 Mar. 175 7.

HiNivLEY, Thomas, prob. grandson of Governor Thomas Hinkley, ni. Ruth,
dau. of Nathaniel jNIerrick, 31 Mar. 1730, and had Seth, h. 2 Sep. 1 730; Thomas,
b. 22 July 1731; Nathaniel, b. 25 June 1738; prob. Mercy, b. about 1744, ni.
Job De.xter 1 7 July 1 766 ; and perhaps others. Thomas the f. res. in Har-
wich, and was living in 1747.

2. Seth, s. of Tliomas (1), m. Sarah, dau. of Judah Berry of Harwich, 2
Feb. 1755, and had Samuel, b. 16 May 1757 ; Seth, b. 21 June 1759 ; Judah, b.
15 Dec. 1761 ; Rebecca, b. 15 Feb. 1764, ni. Jonathan Childs of Barre 3 Feb.
1785; Mark, b. 14 Ap. 1766; Ruth, b. 22 Ap. 1768; Scottoway, b. 10 Ap. 1771,
a physician, res. in Vernon, Conn. ; Barnabas, b. 23 Jan. 17 73. Seth the f.
■was a cordwainer, and prob. rem. here immediately after his marriage; he res.
on the Barre road, at the place marked " S. Hinkley" on the R. Map, and d.
21 Ap. 1797, when all his chil. were living, except il/ar^- and jRm//^ ; his w.
Sarah d. at the house of her son Samuel, 18 Ap. 1813, a. 81, after enduring the
"shaking palsy" many years.

3. Samuel, s. of Seth (2), m. Tabitha, wid. of Dr. Charles Doolittle, pub. 27
May 1 787 ; she d. s. p. Sep. 26 Dec. 1816, a. 69, and he m. Ann, wid. of Robert
M. Feck, and dau. of Hon. Joseph Allen of AV^orcester, 18 Mar. 1817, by whom
he had Samuel Allen, b. 4 Sep. 1820. Samuel the f. was a cordwainer, and
res. at the north end of the Common, at the place marked " S. Hinkley " on the
R. INIap. After middle life he devoted most of his time to official duties; for
many years he was a deputy sheritf and a famous detective; he was also select-
man eleven years, assessor two years, and town clerk seventeen years. He
was a useful and honored citizen, and d. in a good old age, 19 Jan. 1849, a.
nearly 92; his w. Ann d. 29 June 1828, a. 49.

4. Seth, s. of Seth (2), m. his cousin Lydia, dau. of Lemuel Berry of
Brewster, 12 iMay 1782, and liad Zenas, h. 3 Feb. 1783, d. 17 Mar. 1786; Isa-
bella, b. 3 Dec. 17S4, m. Chauncy Doty 4 ]\Iar. 1804; he d. 2 Sep. 1804, and
she m. Josiah Stockwell; she d. at Vineland, N. J., 9 Aug. 1879; Aralhusa, b.
5 Nov. 1786, m. Harmon Chamberlain, j)nb. 27 Ap. 1806, and d. 20 Dec. 1872;
Lydia, b. 7 Sep. 1788, m. Otis Shurtleff 14 Feb. 1810, and d. at Wore. 17 Oct.
1858; Ruth, b. 16 July 1790, m. Samuel Hathaway 15 Mar. 1810, and d. 8
Mar. 1859; Abigail, b. 1792, d. 19 June 1796, a. 4; Rebecca Berry, b.



HINKLEY — HOLDEX. 399

1794, d. 3 Jan. 1796, a. 1 year and 7 months; Hiram, b. 13 Oct. 1798,

res. and d. in Backsport, IMe. ; Harrtnglon, b. 7 Sep. 1804, res. in Biicksport,
Me., and in Boston. Skth the f. was a mason, but much engaged in public
aiFairs ; he was major of militia, coroner, selectman two years, and assessor
four years; his w. Lydia d. 27 Aug. 1805, a. 45, not long after which he rem.
from Ilardwick, and d. at Wore. 30 Ap. 1851, a. nearly 92.

5. JuDAH, s. of Seth (2), m. Sally, dau. of Timothy Riiggles, Jr., and gr.
dau. of Gen. Timothy Ruggles, 15 Dec. 1785. He res. in Barre, where he d.
between 7 Jan. and 6 Ap. 1819; in his will are mentioned his w. Sally, and
chil. Harriet, w. of Mo:<es Boyden, Mark, Mclatiah Bourne, Jmlak, Samuel,
Simeon Diright, Barnabas, Ritjus, Fanny, Sally, Timothy liiigi/les.

6. Barxabas, s. of Seth (2), m. Mary, dau. of Daniel Billings, 8 Oct. 1797,
and had Seth, h. 24 June 1798 ; Daniel B., b. 13 Sep. 1800, in. Mary Ann Gor-
ham, pub. 8 Ap. 1830, extensively and successfully engaged in the manufacture
of iron in Maine; Mary, b. 24 Jan. 1803, m. Daniel Wheeler 2<1, pub. 5 Nov.

1826 ; Sully, b. 1806, d. 11 Dec. 1810, a. 4. Barnabas the f. res. on the

homestead, was an ensign of militia, and d. 2 Mar. 1807 ; his w. Mary m. Luther
Paige 4 Sep. 1816, and d. at Bangor, Me., 11 Mar, 1849, a. 77.

7. Samuel Allex, s. of Samuel (3), by w. Cordelia, had Rosilla Adeline,
b. 15 May 1843; Ellen M., b. at Hartford about 1846, d. here 3 Aug. 1848, a.
1 year and 6 months. Samuel A. the f. rem. to Rockingham, Vt.

8. Seth, s. of Barnabas (6), m. Antis Gorham of Barre, ])ub. 25 Aug. 1822,
and had several chil., whose names are not found on record. He res. on the
homestead, and d. 30 Dec. 1836; his w. Antis d. 5 Nov. 1851, a. 49; their
chil. (or most of them) res. in California.

Priscilla, m. Moses Haskell, Jr., 12 Jan. 1780. Abigail, of Brk., m.
Capt. Seth Peirce 19 Jan. 1797.

Hitchcock, Pelatiah, m. Hannah, dau. of Gen. Jonathan Warner 17
July 1791, and had George Augustus, h. 28 Ap. 1792; Henry, h. 7 ]\Iay 1800,
an upright and successful merchant in Boston, resided at Jamaica Plain, where
he d. 30 Oct. 1880. Pelatiah the f. was b. at Brookfield, grad. H. C. 1785,
and soon after commenced the practice of law in Hardwick. His brilliant
talents gave promise of success, and his flashes of wit, as well as his words of
wisdom, still survive in tradition.^ His ardent hopes, however, were not real-
ized, and he returned to his native town, where, after experiencing his full
share of the tiials and troubles of life, he d. 28 Ap. 1851, a. 86.

2. Charles F., a merchant, and assistant postmaster at Gilbertville, by w.
Hannah, had William King, b. 26 July 1865; Anna Minerca, b. 6 June 1870,
d. 25 Jan. 1879.

Clarence, of Springf., m. Laura G. Wetherell 23 May 1872.

Hodges, Ephraim, m. Catherine Johnson 25 Nov. 1779, and \m^ Ephraim,
b. 5 June 1780.

2. Edmund, was a captain of militia, and went with a part of his company
to the northern frontier in July 1777, when Bennington was threatened; he
was also a lieutenant in a previous campaign. No record is found of his family.
He rem. to Barnard, Vt., and was one of the assessors elected at the organiza-
tion of that town 9 Ap. 1778, and representative the same year.

Abraham, Jr., m. Triphena Smith of Dana, pub. 25 Dec. 1815.

HoLDEN, Thomas, m. Ruth Baker 21 Mar. 1751; and, on the same day,
Abigail, m. Josiah Bacon.

1 Under the provisinns of the old law, he argument, Mr. Hitchcock uttered some ex-
was at Worcester, confined to the "jail lim- pression bordering on profanity. Instantly
its," for debt. A stranger, entering the perceiving that iiis language way* oflensive,
apartment where he was sitting, inquired he gravely addressed Ur. (jnfhn, whose noble
if he was the jailor: "No sir," lie replied, stature towered, head and shoulders, above
"I am the jailee." At another time, in his own: "I ought not to have used such
Brookfield, he had a chance interview with words; I ask j-our pardon; and if I need
the Rev. Dr. Griffin. Though entire stran- pardon from a higher source, 1 beg you to
gers to each other, they became deeply in- ask it for me, as you are much nearer heaven
terested in conversation on literary and sci- than 1 am."
entific subjects. At length, in the heat of



400 HOLMES — HOWARD.

Holmes, Philip, m. Ann Powers of Gr., pub. 22 Nov. 1772. James, m.
Prudoiice Gibbs of Gr. 31 Oct. 17,S4.

Holt, Thomas, m. Sarah, dau. of Rev. Ebenezer Chajilin of Sutton, 5 May
1796, and had Manj Chaplin, twin, b. 19 Sep. 1797, m. Dwight Marsh 4 Nov.
1817, and d. 20 Ap. 1866; Sarah Chaplin, twin, b. 19 Sep."l797, d. unni. 13
July 1848; 'Thomas Russell, b. 30 June 1799, studied law, settled in Connecti-
cut, but soon disappeared, and his subsecpient history is unknown; Ann Tijler,
b. 15 Feb. 1801, d. unm. at Alhol, 11 Jan. 1869; Daniel Leancler, b. 4 iVov.
1802, m. Sophronia Briggs of Athol, pub. 11 June 1840; through lack of skill
and energy he became a public charge, and d. at Athol 28 Ap. 1876; Fidelia
Morse, b. 9 Sep. 1804, d. 3 Jan. 1805; John Jay, h. 2 Nov. 1805, d. unm. 10
Jan. 1832; he was the flower of the family, and many bright hopes were blasted
by his early death. Thomas the f., son of Daniel and Marv, was b. at Meri-
den. Conn., 9 Nov. 1762, gi-ad. Y. C. 1784, ordained at Hardwick 25 June
1789, dismissed 27 Mar. 1805, installed at Chebacco (a parish in Ipswich, now
the town of Essex) 25 Jan. 1809, dismissed 20 Ap. 1813, returned to Hard-
wick labored in various places as a missionary, and cultivated his farm; he d.
21 Feb. 1836; his w. Sarah d. 4 July 1854, a. 84.

HoPKixs, Samukl, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Walter Hastings, 17 Dec. 1778,
and had Moses, b. 4 Sep. 17 79; Abiathar, b. 14 July 1781, grad. D. C. 1806, a
lawyer in Harrisburg, Pa., d.unm., while on a visit at Petersham, 27 Sep. 1821;
Alinda, b. 8 Feb. 1784, m. Timothy Billings, pub. 10 Nov. 1805, d. 6 Aug.
1832; Thirza, b.4 May 1786, m. James Paige of Boston 8 July 1810, d. at Med-
ford 17 Feb. 1870; Henrietta, b. 16 July 1788, d. unm. at Boston 3 May 1854;
Betsey, b. 22 July 1790, m. Thomas Hapgood of Petersham 3 Feb. 1818; he d.
and she m. Hon. William Gates of Lunenburg, Vt., 28 Jan. 1829. Samuel
the f. rem. fr. Hk. to Pet. soon after 1781, where he subsequently resided.

Sarah, m. Constant Merrick, Jr., 18 Mar. 1781.

Howard, Nehemiah (otherwise written Hayward and Heywood), m. Han-
nah Wilder of Hingham — Dec. 1772, and had Hannah, b. 4 Mar. 17 75, m.
Joseph Freeman of Ware 26 Sep. 1796; Ruth,h. 5 Jan. 1777; Celia,h. 20 Sep.
1778, m. Silas Johnson 24 Feb. 1799; Nancy, b. 6 Nov. 1780, d. unm. 30 May
1859; Tamazine,h. 20 Ap. 1782; Pyam, b. 4 Feb. 1784; Emma, b. 22 Dee.
1785 ; Nehemiah, b. 8 Feb. 1788; Roxana, b. 1 Jan. 1790; Calista, b. 12 Oct.
1791 ; Edward Wilder, b. 1 Nov. 1793; Rowena, b. 22 Sep. 1796. Nehemiah
the f. rem. to Enfield.

2. Carey, s. of Carey, m. Fanny, dau. of George Field, 26 Nov. 1813, and
had Eleuthera Field, b. 11 Nov. 1814, m. Zeba Howard ofEaston 21 June 1836;

Charlotte, b. , d. 5 June 1816, a. 4 months; Prudence Whipple, h.

1817, bap. 30 Nov. 1819, m. Rev. Dana Goodsell of East Haven, Conn., 12
Jan. 1841, d. 6 or 8 Sep. 184 7, a. 30, and was buried here in the new cemetery;
Catherine, bap. 30 Nov. 1819, m. INLartin L. Brett of Easton 12 Jan. 1841;

George C, b. 1823. Carey tlie f. res. on the road to Gilbertville, at the

place marked " Wid. Howard " on the R. Map; he d. 8 Ap. 1823, a. 35; his
w. Fanny d. in Easton — Nov. 1865, a. 80.

3. George C, s. of Carey (2), m. Eliza J., dau. of Capt. John Lawton, 16
May 1S50, and had Mary Catherine, b. 6 ]Mar. 1851, m. John A. Nutter of
Montreal 2 Mar. 1876 ; F:iiza Jane, b. 28 Feb. 1853, m. Frank M. Rice 6 Feb.
1879; Dwight Field, b. 3 Jan. 1856, m. Harriet J. Newton 15 Jan. 1883;
George C, b. 21 Sep. 1858; Anna, b. 28 Feb. 1862; William Henry, b. 25
Aug.* 1864, d. 26 Aug. 1866 ; Mattie Sanford, b. 28 Aug. 1867 ; Prudence Good-
sell, b. 29 June 1871. George C. the f. res. on the homestead.

4. Clinton, of Sturbridge, m. Maria, dau. of Lemuel Ruggles, 20 June
1858, and had Marion Lucretia, b. 28 ]\Iay 1859; Arthur Clinton, b. 26 Oct.
1861; Franklin S., b. 10 Jan. 1864, d. 19 May 1865. Clinton the f. rem. to
Hk. about the time of his marriage, was a farmer, res. on the Moose Brook
road near the Old Furnace, at the place marked " D. Billings "on the R. Map,
and d. 8 Feb. 1876, a. 60; his w. Maria d. 13 May 1877, a. 51.

Benjamin, bro. of Carey (2), m. Barbara Baker 19 Mav. 1809. Thomp-
son, bro. of Carey (2), m. Irene Sumner 25 July 1816. John Heywood, a
State pauper, d. 30 July 1812, a. 65.



HOWE — HUNT. 401

Howe, Thomas, m. Sarah Corlie — Feb. 1737-8, and had Joseph, h. 22
July 1739; Mai'}/, b. 15 Sep. 1743 ; Hannah, b. 15 Sep. 1745; Martha, b. 9
June 1 748.

2. Samuel, of Rutland, m. Hannah Smith 29 May 1739, and had Benjamin,
bap. 29 Aug. 1742; Sylfanus, bap. — Mar. 1743; Elizabeth, l)np. 1 Jnnc 1746;
Estes, bap. 27 Sep. 1747; and in Rut. Sarah, Moses, and Hannah. Samuel
the f. was s. of Moses and Eunice, and was the first male white child born in
Rutland, 23 Sep. 1719; his parents had previously rem. to Rut. from Brk. He
" was an active and useful citizen while at Rut., went into the war in 1 755, and
in 1759 was one of the committee to build the meeting-house, after wliich lie
moved to Belchertown, and was respectable and wealthy." Reed's Hist, of
Rutland, p. 127. The author of this Hist, of Rut. represents all the chii. in this
family to have been born there ; but the first four were baptized here, anil
wei'e prob. born here.

3. Artemas, of N. Br., m. (his second wife) Susanna, dau. of Gen. Jona-
than AVarner, 1(5 Feb. 1786, and in October of the same year was appointed as
his aid-de-camp, thus superseding Major JNIartiu Kinsley.

4. Lewis, s. of Artemas (3), by first wife, m. Sarah, dau. of Joseph Robin-
son, pub. 21 Aug. 1808, and had an infant, b. , d. 16 Aug. 1809; an infant,

b. , d. 11 Nov. 1811; Lucy Rucjgles, b. 28 May 1813 (or 20 May 1814), d.

unm. 4 Mar. 1835. Lewis the f. res. on the old Warner homestead (now
owned by Mr. Frazier Paige), in the centre of the town, and managed both the
farm and the tavern; he d. 23 JMay 1814, a. 37, and his w. Sarah m. Hon.
John .AL Niles of Hartford 17 June 1824.

JoxAH, m. Betsey White 21 Sep. 1812. George L., m. Ann M. Rutledge
of AV'orc, pub. 18 June 1846.

HoYT, Isaac H., of Brookfield, m. Melita Bonney 27 May 1846, and had,
in Hk., Isaac Harceij, b. 23 Aug. 1848, d. 25 Jan. 1850 ; Emily Jane, b. 12
June 1852.

Hubbard, Chester, of Templeton, ni. Mary R., dau. of Cyrus Danforth,
pub. 3 Feb. 1844, and had, in Hk., Joseph Reuben, b. 23 Nov.' 1846. Ches-
ter the f. d. at Keokuk, Iowa, 29 June 1861, a. 45; his monument stands very
near the northerly gate of the new cemeteiy in Hardwick.

HuDSOX, Sarah, of AVare, m. Nathaniel Perry, Jr., pub. 22 Nov. 1807.
Celia, dau. of Eli, m. ApoUos Fay 7 July 1817. Olive, m. William Winter
6 June 1831. Sarah, wid. of Eli, d. 2 Mar. 1845, a. 92.

Hunt, John, s. of Isaac of Sudbury, grandson of Isaac of Concord, and
great-grandson of William of Concord, the emigrant ancestor, b. 12 Feb. 1711,
was one of the earliest inhabitants of Hk. (having previously res. a few years
in Grafton), and by w. Mary had Samuel, b. 27 Sep. 1736; Moses, b. 18 Dec.
1738, d. 2U June 174 7 ; Hannah, b. 22 Ap. 1741, m. Nathan Wheeler 1 July
1762; Aaron, b. 18 Mar. 1744; Mary, b. 13 Oct. 1746, m. James AVright 18
June 1766; John, b. 31 Jan. 1749-5u; Moses, b. 28 Oct. 1756; Josejjfi, h. 8
Dec. 1759, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Daniel Fay, 16 May 1779, and rem. to Ben-
nington. His w. Mary d. 2 Ap. 1765, a. 45, and he m. Patience AVrii^ht 25
Dec. 1765. John the f. res. three quarters of a mile northerly from the Com-
mon, at the place marked " Dr. AVardvvell " on the R. Map, long famous as the
Willis tavern-stand; here he kept a tavern and cultivated a farm. During the
Revolutionary AA'ar, his house was frequented by soldiers on their march to and
from the army; the small- pox was prevalent; and through fear of becoming
infected, he went to a pest-house in New Braintree, was vaccinated, died 14
Feb. 17 78, and was buried in an orchard at the angle of the N. Br. road, a few
rods south of the former residence of Col. Stephen Fay.

2. Samuel, s. of John (1), m. Sarah Osgood of Rut. Dist., pub. 20 Sep.
1758 ; she d. and he m. Abigail Fisk 20 Feb. 1766. His chil. were : Anna, b.
17 Jan. 1761; Samuel, h. 3 Aj). 1763, d. at Shoreham, Vt., 15 Feb. 1825.
Samuel the f. rem. to Pawlet, V^t., in 1762, as appears by the town records,
and thence to Shoreham, where he d. in 1799. Goodhue's Hist, of Shoreham,
p. 31.

3. Aaron, s. of John (1), m. Sarah Robinson 24 Oct. 1765, and had David,

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402 HUNT.

b. 15 Oct. 1766; Polly Palmer, b. — July 1770; Aaron, h&^. 4 Oct. 1772;
Salhj, bap. 19 June 1774, d. young; Sally, b. 1 Ap. 1777; John, b. 26 Mar.
1779 ; Bttgcy, b. 28 July 1781.

4. John, s. of John (1), m. Elizabeth Webster 23 Dec. 1772; she d. 2 Oct.
1779, and he in. Sarah Fay 1 Oct. 1784 ; res. in Ware.

5. Moses, s. of John (1), m. Esther, dau. of John Jenney, 10 Dec. 1778,
and had Sophia, b. 2 Oct. 1779, m. Joseph Dexter 13 July 1800; 3Ioses, h. 27
Aug. 1781 ; Abi(/ail, b. 23 Sop. 1786 ; John, b. 26 June 1788, m. Mabel Hop-
kins 4 Jan. 1816, res. at Hadley; Mary Palmer, b. 19 Ap. 1790, ni. Lemuel
Wicker 15 Jan. 1811; Esther Jenney, b. 10 Feb. 1792, ni. Lindsey Fay 20 Mar.
1810; Zephaniuh, b. 4 Aug. 1793, m. Mary Howland 19 Nov. 1821, res. Barre,
d. 1 Sep. 1856; Orsamiis, b. 16 Feb. 1797; Horace (or Hiram), b. 15 Ap.
1799, d. 15 Jan. 1803 ; Willia7n, b. 27 June 1800, d. 11 Jan. 1803; Hammond,
b. 8 July 1802, d. 20 May 1803; William, b. 6 Sep. 1804, m. Patty, dau. of
Capt. Edmund Mayo, pub. 3 Dec. 1827, d. at Sturbridge 17 June 1877.
Moses the f. was a farmer, res. in the northerly part of the town, and d. 10
July 1822.

6. Moses, s. of Moses (5), m. Rebecca Winslow of Barre, pub. 20 Oct.

1805, and had Elisha Winslow, b. 1806, d. 14 May 1807, a. 5 months ;

Eliza, b. 9 Mar. 1808, m. Jonathan R. Haskell 3 Dec. 1829; Elisha Winslow,
b. 9 July 1810; Hammond, b. 15 Ap. 1812; Abel Herod, bap. 16 Oct. 1814, d.
19 Dec.'l814; Henry, b. 14 Jan. 1816 ; John Winsloiu, b. 30 Nov. 1818, res. in
Springfield; Moses, b. 12 Aug. 1821; William, h. 14 Doc. 1824, d. at Spring-
field 29 July 1849. MoSES the f. d. 8 Oct. (or 15, as on grave-stone) 1833.

7. Orsamus, s. of Moses (5), m. Laura, dau. of Silas Newton, 7 Jan. 1821;
she d. at Granby, 14 Jan. 1851, a. 56, and he ra. her sister, Caroline New-
ton. His chil. were: Addison, b. here 20 Jan. 1822, m. Clarissa E. Thomas, 16
Mar. 1852, and rem. to Wore. ; and at Granby, Calvin Newton, b. 8 June, 1825,
d. 21 May 1830; Charles Edward, b. 21 May 1830; Edwin Newton, b. 14 Dec.
1834. Orsamus the f. d. at Shrewsbury 25 May 1864.

8. Elisha Winslow, s. of Moses (6), m. Louisa Vineca, pub. 20 Aug. 1841,

and had Edwin, b. ; Neicell, b. 1 Oct. 1843; William Spracjue, b. here 28

Feb. 1846, d. 24 Sep. 1852 ; William N, b. . Elisha W. the f. rem. to

Springfield and d. 12 Dec. 1858.

9. Hammond, s. of Moses (6), m. Susan Walker 30 Ap. 1839, and had
Eunice Mary Ann, b. 12 Ap. 1840, d. 15 Nov. 1841; Mercy Ann, b. 17 Nov.
1841, d. 23 Sep. 1842; Susan Elvira, b. 28 Jan. 1845. Hammond the f. d.
28 Aug. 1845, and his w. Susan m. Joshua Conkey of Rochester, N. Y., 3 Jan.
1848.

10. Henry, s. of Moses (6), m. Eliza P. Sexton 12 June 1844, and had
Emily F., b. 20 Sep. 1845 ; Eliza A., b. 12 Sep. 1847 ; Daniel Sexton, b. 4 Nov.
1850, d. 30 Nov. 1850; Daniel, b. 25 Dec. 1851; William Henry, h. 20 Jan.
1855; George, b. 20 May 1857 ; Fanny, b. 8 Aug. 1859 ; John, b. 12 Dec. 1861;
Mary Walker, b. 29 June 1864 ; a son, b. 19 Nov. 1866. Henry the f. was
killed by lightning 22 A]). 1867.

11. Moses, s. of Moses (6), m. Jane Grier 31 Dec. 1856, and had Hammond,
b. 31 July 1858, d. 3 Aug. 1858. Moses the f. rem. to Springf., and d. 6 Feb.
1873.

12. Charles Edward, s. of Orsamus (7), m. Laura Warner 4 Sep. 1855,
and had Hattie Maria, b. 21 Mar. 1858. Charles Edward the f. rem. to
Greenfield.

13. Ei'HKAiM of Gr., s. of Ephraim of Dartmouth and grandson of Rev.
Samuel of Dartmouth, m. Rhoda Forbush 5 Aj). 1781. It does not appear
whether they had children. He d. 5 Sep. 1831, a. 72; his w. Rhoda d. 15 Aug,
1855, a. 94. There are indications that Ephraim of Dartm. rem. to Hard wick;
and his sister Joanna, then of Gr., was pub. to Thomas Haskell 13 Jan.
1 749-50.

14. John, a merchant in Boston, not known to be of near kin to either
of the foregoing, was an early and extensive land-owner in Hardwick. After
his death, his real estate was divided between his three sons, John, Shrimpton,



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and Thomas, and his dau., the w. Elizaheth Wendell, 10 Jan. 1754. One lot
extended from the present southeasterly line of Mr. William C. Wesson's
homestead alono; the northerly side of the street to the Common, and thence up
the hill where the old road is still visible, nearly or quite to the Ware road,
beino; 180 rods deep, at the easterly end ; 174 rods, at the southeasterly corner
of tiie Common; and 207 rods, at the westerly end; the northerly line was
straight, and measured 125 rods. This lot included the present Common and
burial-2;round.

Jacksox, Nathaniel, of Gr., m. Lucy Seaver, pub. 10 Jan. 1794. He
was prob. the same who resided on the road connecting the Gilbertville and
Ware roads, at the place marked " Mr. Warner " on the R. Map. No record
found of children.

2. Otis, of Woodstock, Conn., m. Ruth Jamerson 3 Jan. 1854, and had
3Ian/ Jane, b. 15 Nov. 1854, m. Henry W. Ayers of N. Br. 19 Jan. 1880; Wil-
lium'Otis, b. 6 Oct. 1861; both b. in Hk.

Salome, m. Luther Seaver, pub. 4 Nov. 1808, d. 13 Ap. 1809, a. 22. Re-
becca, d. unm. 23 Sep. 1814, a. 30.

Jamerson, Seth, m. Lvdia, dau. of John Hastings, Esq., 3 Oct. 1814, and
had Clark Hastings, b. — March 1815, d. 6 May 1816; Rebecca, h. 9 June 1818,
m. Hiram Barrows of Dana, 26 May 1847; Clark, b. 20 Dec. 1819; Ruth, b.
26 Dec. 1821, m. Otis Jackson 3 Jan. 1854; an infant d. 8 Sep. 1828. Seth
the f. was b. in Barre, a farmer, and resided at the place marked with his



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