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name on the R. Map (the Hastings homestead on the Moose Brook road, near
Barre) ; he was a jovial and fearless rider in the troop of cavalry, and with
his companion, Joel Ha^ar, was accustomed to keep the company wide awake.
He d. 30 May 1858, a 67; his w Lydia d. 9 May 1872, a. 82.

2. WiNTHROP, m. Caroline Fairbanks, pub. 27 Mar. 1826; he rem. to
Barre.

James, Humphrey, m. Mary Ann Newland, pub. 30 May 1855, and had
Sarah Jane, b. 12 Feb. 1856 ; Mary Ahhy, b. 24 Feb. 1857; John Dean, b. 24
Ap. 1861, d. 5 Oct. 1863.

Jexkins, Southworth, m. Huldah Wright 15 Nov. 1770, res. in Barre,

where he had Southworth, b. , established himself in business as a clothier,

at the Furnace Village in 1803, but ret. to Barre ; James Wright, b. 1780;

Joseph, b. 1781, res. in Boston, was a builder, Grand Master of the Grand

Lodge of Masons, and d. 11 Oct. 1851; Benjamin, h. about 1784; Charles, b.
about 1786, grad. W. C. 1813, pastor of a church in Portland, where he d. in
1831, a. 45; and prob. others. Southworth the f. (if not his son of the
same name) d. in Barre about the beginning of the year 1821; his w. Huldah
d.— Nov. 1810, a. 62.

2. James Wright, s. of Southworth (1), m. Betsey Whipple of Grafton,
pub. 1 Jan. 1804, and had Josiah Whipple, b. here 6 Oct. 1805 ; and others
(among whom was James W.), after his removal to Barre. James W. the
f. kept a tavern in the Furnace Village 1807 and 1808, was Master of
Mount Zion Lodge in 1811, returned to Barre, was captain of militia, and d.
19 Sep. 1866, a. 86.

3. Benjamin, s. of Southworth (1), m. Hannah Atwood of Barre, pub. 21
Aug. 1808, and had Benjamin Franklin, bap. 11 Aug. 1811, d. at Barre 19
May 1877, a. nearly 68; Jason, bap. 11 Aug. 1811 ; Benjamin Atwood, bap. 8
Ap. 1814; d. at La Crosse, Wis., 19 Jan. 1880. Benjamin the f. was a clothier,
succeeded his brother Southworth in business at the Old Furnace, and his
brother James W., as Master of Mount Zion Lodge in 1812; he was also
lieutenant of militia, and d. 12 March 1814.

Jenks, Francis, m Alice Nye 28 July 1793. Sukey, m. Seth Ruggles,
pub. 18 May 1794. Mrs. Sally, m. John Ruggles 26 Ap. 1801.

Jenney, John, of " Plymouth, who was a brewer of Norwich, went to
Holland in his youth, lived at Rotterdam, came in the James, a little
vessel of 44 tons, built for the Pilgrims of Leyden, ai'rived Aug. 1623, with
w. Sarah (whom he m. at Leyden 1 Nov. 1614, by the name of Carey), and
chil. Samuel, Abigail, and Sarah, at the same time with the Ann, there-



404 JENNEY — JOHNSON.

fore with her passengers reckoned among ' olil comers,' had born here JoTin
and Suf:a»)ia ; was an assit-tant 1637-39, and representative 1G41." Savage's
Gen. Diet. ii. 546. Hed. between 28 Dec. 1643 and 5 June 1644.

2. John, s. of Samuel or John, and grandson of John (2), settled in Dart-
mouth, where by w. he had Sarah, b. 21 May 1672, m. Sherman ;

Mehelabel, h. 26 Sep. 1673, ni. (iiilbrd ; Elizabeth, b. 5 Feb. 1676-7;

Samuel, b. 4 Feb. 1678-9; Lydia, b — Aug. 1682, m. Benson ; John, b.

18 Ap 1684. John the f. d. between 21 Mar. and 26 Ap. 1727.

3. John, s. of John (2), m. Abigail, dau. of Isaac Pope, and had Joanna,
b. 8 Dee. 1714 ; Ephraim, b. 20 Feb. 1716-17; Alice, b. 1 Oct. 1718; Margaret,
b. 25 Mar. 1722; Elizabeth, b. 28 Jan. 1724-5; John, b. 2 Nov. 1730. John
the f. res. in Dartmouth. His will, dated 7 Nov. 1749, was proved 6 May 1755.

4. John, s. of John (3), m. Abigail, dau. of Samuel Spooner, 23 Nov.
1752, and had Zephaniah, b. 2 Aug. 1753, was a phj'siciau, took the name of
Jennings, m. Martha Eddy of Shrews. 28 Nov. 1799, and prob. soon rem.

from Hk. ; John, b. 16 Mar. 1755; Joanna, h. 1757, d. unm. 10 Mar.

1835, a. 78; Esther, b. about 1759, m. Moses Plunt 10 Dec. 17 78; Elnathan,

b. about 1762, was living in 1796; Abigail, b. , m. Elijah Billings 24 Ap.

1796. John the f. rem. from Dartmouth to Hk. with his family, probably
soon after the birth of his son John in 1 755 ; he was a farmer, and d. 31 May
1796 ; his w. Abigail d. 10 Dec. 1829, a. 97.

5. John, s. of John (4), m. Hannah Perry of Barre 10 Ap. 1788, and had
Justus, b. 25 Nov. 1788 ; Esther Gates, h. 6 May 1790, m. Benjamin Gates of
Barre 18 Nov. 1817; John, h. 16 Feb. 1792 ; Chiron, h. 26 Ap. 1794 ; Calcin,
b. 3 July 1796; Seth, b. 21 July 1798; Hannah Perry, b. 19 Nov. 1800, m.
Cyrus Danforth 6 Mar. 1817, and (2d) Clark Stone of Enfield 30 Sep. 1858,
and d. 31 Oct. 1873; Hiram, b. 23 Aug. 1803, d. 5 Jan. 1805; Lucretia

Perry, b. 21 Aug. 1805, m. Cary, and d. at Enf. 19 Sep. 1870 ; Abigail

Spooner, b. 27 July 1808, m. Gardner Bartholomew, pub. 3 Feb. 1831. John
the f. was a farmer, res. on the Ware road, at the place marked *' J. Robin-
son " on the R. Map (probably the homestead of his father), and d. 23 Aug.
1814; his w. Hannah m. Dr. AVilliam Stone of Enf., 23 Nov. 1819.

6. Justus, s. of John (5), m. Lucy Wicker 19 Feb. 1811, and had Jane
Parsons, b. 25 Sep. 1811; Charles Austin, b. 20 Nov. 1813; Sophronia, h.
8 Dec. 1815; John, b. 18 Aug. 1818 ; Susan, bap. 19 Aug. 1821. Justus the
f. res. on the homestead, but rem. from the town soon after 1821.

7. John, s. of John (5), was a blacksmith, and rem. from Hk. prob. about
1828. 1 find no record of marriage or children.

8. Chikon, s. of John (5), m. Sophronia, dau. of Charles Paige, 28 Sep.
1817; she d. 25 Feb. 1854, and he m. JNlary C. Bowker 23 J\lar. 1865. His
chil. were: Clarissa I'aige, b. 25 Sep. 1818, m. David Elwell 2d, 7 Sep. 1842;
Algernon Sidney, b. 6 Sep. 1821; Hattie Bell (a child of her father's old age),
b. 5 July 1869, d. 11 Aug. 1870. Chikon the f. was a tanner, res. at the old
Furnace Village, and d. 29 June 18 74.

9. Calvin, s. of John (5), m. Mary Bassett 19 Sep. 1824, and had Mary
E., b. 19 June 1825 ; Louisa, b. 2 July 1827, d. 21 Oct. 1831; Fidelia, b. 9

Aug. 1829, m. Wheeler, and d. at Ware 20 Jan. 1861; Clarissa, b. 11

Aug. 1831, and d. at Ware 3 May 1853. Calvin the f. was a farmer and
captain of militia, res. on the Ware road for some years, at the j'l'i'^G
marked " C. Ruggles " on the R. Map, but rem. from the town.

10. Algkrnon Sidney, s. of Chiron (8), m. Mary J. Brigham of Pres.,
pub. 14 Feb. 1846, and had Mary Jane Frances, b. 3 Mar. 1851.

Jkmima, ni. Gideon Carpenter 31 May 1753. Esthek, m. David (jilbert,
Jr., of N. Br. 23 Mar. 1758.

Johnson, Exi'EiiiENCE, m. Mary Hamlin, at Rochester, 18 Ap. 1728,
and had William, b. 26 Aug. 1729 ; Thomas, b. 13 Nov. 1733, pub. to Hannah
Chelson 10 Mar. 1759 ; he soon rem. from Roch. to Hk., and both his sons
were bap. here 5 Dec. 1 736.

2. Zehadiaii, prob. s. of Zebadiah and Esther of Shrewsbury, and, if so,
bap. 1 Ap. 1733, came here about 1753, m. Alice, dau. of Capt. Constant



JOHNSON. 405

Merrick, 25 Nov. 1756, and had SamueL b. 23 May 1758 ; il/nr?/, b. 10 jMar.
1760, (1. unm. 5 Oct. 1837; Constant, h. 9 Jan. 1762; Joah, h. 9 Mar. 1765;
Zebadlah, h. IGJiine 1767, m. Sally Powers 9 Feb. 1791; John,h. 4 June 1769.

3. Setii, prob. brother of Zebadiah (2). and b. at Shrews. 15 Feb. 1736.
pub. to Kezia Cooley of Gr. 2 Aug. 17G0, and had Jonah, b. 19 ]\Iar. 1761;
Catherine, h. ^ Aug. 1763, m. Ephraun Hodges 25 Nov. 1779; Phehe, b. 29
Sep. 1764, m. Noah Beach of Rut., pub. 9 July 1780; Electa, b. 31 Jan. 176 7,
in. James Whipple 21 Ap. 1785. Widow Kezia Johnsox, the mother, d.
15 Feb. 1822, a. 85.

4. Israel, prob. brother of Zebadiah (2), and b. at Shrews. 11 Sep. 1737,
m. Abiel, wid. of Ebenezer Safford, 29 Dec. 1761, and had Challis, b. 1 Oct.
1762.

5. Nathaniel, by w. Sarah, had prob. Nathaniel, b. -; Triphena, b. 15

Sep. 1764, m. Sylvanus Brimhall 14 Sep. 1783. Nathaniel the f. d. 3 Nov.
1790, a. 71.

6. Silas, m. Patience Walker of Pet., 27 Nov. 1766, and had Silaa, b. 27
Nov. 1767 ; Susanna, b. 15 Ap. 1770. SiLAS the f. d. 12 July 1822, a. 76; his
w. Patience d. 18 Oct. 1813, a. 69.

7. Nathaniel, prob. s. of Nathaniel (5), m. Mary Nye 5 Sep. 1783, and
had Otis, h. 5 May 1 784.

8. Stephen, m. Abigail Rice of Barre 31 May 1774 ; she d. 22 Ap. 1777;
and he m. Elizabeth Witt of Paxton, pub. 16 May 1779. His chil. were :
Ahiqail,h. 19 Ap. 17 76; m. Wvatt Richardson, pub. 6 May 1795; Elizabeth,
b. 17 June 1780 ; Stephen, h. 14 Dec. 1781.

9. Aaron, ra. Susanna Bridgeman of Gr. — June 1787, and had Aaron, b.
22 May 1788.

10. D.A.XIEL, ni. Lucy Briggs of Orange — IMay 1797, and had Samuel, b.
29 Jan. 1798, ra. Polly Sprout, pub. 15 Mav 1825, and d. 14 Aug. 1847 ; she
d. 22 Jan. 1S29, a. 37 ; Ezra, b. 22 Oct. 1799, m. Abigail Sprout, pub. 6 Nov.
1830, and d. at Presc. 1 Ap. 1878; Philip, b. 3 May 1802, m. Civilla R.
Thayer, pub. 20 Mar. 1830; she d. 19 Dec. 1861, a." 58, and he m. Mrs.
Elizabeth C. Stevens 21 Auii. 1862 ; his dau. Mary E. d. unm. 30 Nov. 1867,

a. 36; and lie d. 24 Mar. 1875 ; Luci/, b. 6 July 1804, m. Orville Lathrop of
Shrews., pub. 31 Jan. 1825. Lucy the mother d. 3 Feb. 1814, a. 41.

11. Silas, s. of Silas (6), m. Hannah Nye 15 Dee. 1785; she d. and he m.
Celia Howard, or Havwood, 24 Feb. 1799, and had Silas Nye, b. 3 Sep. 1799,
d. at Dana 1 Ap. 1879; Alanson, b. 9 Nov. 1800; Hiram, b. 3 Sep. 1802;
Gardner, b. 25 Oct. 1804; Nehemiah Haj/ivood, b. 26 May 1807, res. in Illinois
21 Sep. 1841, when he m. Eunice Randall; Karylan, h. 15 July 18o9. Silas
the f. d. 19 Mar. 1840, and his w. Celia m. John Peckham'of Pet. 20 Ap.
1841.

12. Aaron, m. Celia Richardson of Gr., 11 Sep. 1800, and had Alice, b. 21
Mar. 1801, m. Seth Richardson, pub. 3 Ap. 1820; William, h. 1 Nov. 1803,
m. Eliza Whipple 15 Aug. 1822, and d. 16 Aug. 1871. Aaron, the f. d. 1
May 1813, a. 41 ; his w. Celia d. 2 Sep. 1846, a. 66.

13. Joh:^, prob. s. of Zebadiali (2), by w. Mary, had Chester, b. about 1801;
John, b. about 1805, ra. Arathasa De.xter 5 Oct. 1828 (she d. 6 Ap. 1862, a.
56 ; lie d. 2 May 1876, a. 71) ; their son, William W., m. Eunice C. Sturte-
vant 18 Aug. 1880; Samuel, b. about 1810, d. 31 May 1848, a. 38. John the
f. d. 25 Ap. 1828.

14. Marshall, m. Lettice Hathaway 1 Jan. 1811, and had Balarah, b. 19
Oct. 1811; Manj, b. 9 Dec. 1812, m. Ebenezer H. Egerv 26 Feb. 1828; Sarah,

b. 25 Dec. 1814, m. Hosea Curamings 22 Feb. 1831; Justus, b. 31 Aug. 1816.
Marshall the f. d. 28 Oct. 1857, a. 81; his w. Lettice d. 3 Mar. 1859, a. 72.

15. Alanson, s. of Silas (11). m. Amanda Wheeler, pub. 8 May 1826, and
bad Henry A., b. 7 Ap. 1827 ; William W., b. 4 Nov. 1835.

16. William, by w. Ellen, had Halsea Hurlhurt, b. 1843.

17. Justus, s. of Marshall (14), m. Sylvia S. Smith of Gr., pub. 28 Feb.
1840, and had George Franklin, b. 3 Jan. 1845.

18. Chester, s. of John (13), by w. Rebecca had George, b. 11 Jan. 1847.
Chester the f. d. 31 Aug. 1848, a. 38; his w. Rebecca d. 24 July 1851, a. 46.



406 JOHNSON — JORDAN.

19. Philander, by w. Susan, had William Warren, b. 7 Aug. 1848.

20. David W., by w. Clarissa A., had Frederick D., b. 29 July 1850 ; Oren
Alpheus, h. 9 July 1852.

21. Gardnp:r N., by w. Eliza, had Jos^epli French, h. 24 Aug. 1853.

22. John J., m. Harriet E. Covell, 11 Mar. 1852, and had Lesfella, b. 26
Oct. 1853; a son b. 27 Ap. 1861, d. 19 May 1861; Cleola A., b. 4 Mar, 1863,
m. Rollin D. Newton, 3 Mar. 1881.

23. John, by w. Julia, had llwmas Francis, b. 21 Jan. 1857.

24. Alpheus, ni. Frances M. Turner, pub. 28 Ap. 1853, and had Fanny
Adella, b. 24 Feb. 1861.

25. Aaron F., by w. Adeline, had William Harvey, b. 1 June 1861.

26. Halsea H., s. of William (16), m. Mary E. Kendall 20 Oct. 1863, and
had Samuel Hurlhurt, b. 30 May 1864.

27. Enos T., m. Emma C. Bacon of Gr. 16 Mar. 1864, and had Charles
Albert, b. 23 Ap. 1873; Rupert E., b. 20 Oct. 1881.

Solomon, of Gr. (prob. bro. of Zebadiah (2)), m. Sarah Dexter 28 Dec.
1762. Joel, m. Eleanor Parks 27 Sep. 1768. William, m. Hannah John-
son 26 Jan. 1775 or 1776. John, m. Nancy Thayer, pub. 10 Nov. 1797.
Joshua, m. Rachel AVhijiple 12 Aug. 1798. Seth, m. Sally Hillman, pub.
27 Nov. 1800. Stephen N., m. Susanna Whipple 3 Feb. 1823. Samuel, m.
Betsey Cummings 29 June 1829. Peebles, m. Eliza Ellen Whipple 21 May
1861. Joel, d. 10 Oct. 1813, a. 70. Milo, d. 31 Aug. 1845, a. 21.

The registration of births was so much neglected by the parents for many
years, that I am unable to give a satisfactory account of the numerous families
bearing the name of Johnson, and of their relationship to each other.

Jordan, Edmund, a nephew of Benjamin Smith and one of the pioneers,
m. Temperance, dau. of William Thomas (at Brk.), 12 Mar. 1734, and had
Elizabeth, h. 27 Ap. 1735, m. John Mellard, pub. 19 Ap. 1761; William, b.
13 Dec. 1737; Submit, b. 19 Ap. 1740, m. Daniel Hastings, pub. 22 Julv 1764;
Marij, h. 23 Dec. 1743; Sarah, b. 13 Aug. 1746, d. 25 Oct. 1746; Sarah, b.
24 July 1748, d. unm. 24 Mar. 1771; Eleazar, h. 2 Mar. 1750; 3Ieits (a son),
b. 1 ]\lay 1752. Edmund the f. was b. in Taunton, and was a carpenter;
he was a cor[)oral in Capt. Samuel Robinson's company 1755, in the French
War; also in 1756, during which campaign he died, a. 45.

2. John, prob. brother of Edmund (1), was here in 1735, in Nitchewaug
(Petersham) 1738, returned to Hk., was a soldier in Captain Robinson's
company 1755, and d. 14 Dec. 1755. His son Dudley was bap. in Nitche-
waug by Rev. Mr. White, 30 July 1738, was a soldier in Captain Robinson's
company 1756, and d. during that campaign, a. 20,

3. Dudley, prob. brother of Edmund (1), m. Mary, dau. of John Haskell,
23 Dec. 1739, and had Susanna, b. 20 Mar. 1740-1, m. Abraham Knowlton
12 Mar. 1764; Philip, b. 17 Mar. 1742-3; iMercy, b. 10 (or 14) June 1745,
m. John Raymond 7 Mar, 1771; Sarah, b. 22 July 1747; Dudley, b. 8 Mar.
1749. Dudley the f. res. on Rnggles Hill, at or near the place marked " A.
Rnggles " on the R. Map; he was a remarkably expert gunner, and is said to
have alarmed the town by discharging his gun at a catamount three times in
such rapid succession that it was supposed to be the "alarm," or established
signal of danger. He d. 26 Ap. 1750; liis w. Mary d. 27 May 1750.

4. Dudley, s. of Dudley (3). m. Bathsheba Rice 8 Aug. 1776, and had
Hannah, b. 29 Ap. 1777; Bathsheba, b. 11 Jan. 1779; Polly, b. 19 Jan. 1781 ;
Prudence, b. 11 Nov. 1782, d. unm. at Gr. 16 Dec. 1869; Mercy, b. 6 Jan.
1785, m. William ISIorton of Gr. 20 Mar. 1813; William Pitt, b. about 1786;

Cynthia, b. , m. Seth B. Manly 12 May 1824; Alma (or Almira), b. about

1793, d. unm. 21 Mar. 1814, a. 21; John Tyler, b. 3 Sep. 1799, res. in Gr., d.
17 Sep. 1879, a. 80 years and 14 days; George Anson, b. about 1805, d. 11
July 1814, a. 9. Dudley the f. was a tanner, res. several years near Gilbert-
ville, on tlie old road, now little used, a few rods below the place marked " R.
Field " on the R. Maj), in a liouse apparently one of the earliest erected in the
town; he d. at Ware 5 July 1820 ; his w. Bathsheba d. 5 Dec. 1813, a. 53.

5. William Pitt, s, of Dudley (4), m, Sophia Bliss of Jamaica, Vt., pub.



JORDAN— KINSLEY. 407

19 Ap. 1813; she d. and he m. Mary Pi-esho, 25 Mar. 1818; she d. 25 May
1834, a. 3 7, and he ra. Electa Grant, who d. 4 Jan. 1838, a. 2G, and he m.

Mrs. Sophia King 26 June 1838. Ilis chil. were : Anson, b. 1818, d. 24

Mar, 1820, a. 2 ; Cynthia, b. 3 Nov. 1821, m. James Davis, Jr., 11 Aug. 1836 ;
Mary Nye, b. 9 Jan. 1823; William P., b. 1828, d. 31 Dec. 1860, a. 32 ; and
perhaps others. William Pitt the f. was a tanner, res. on the road to Barre,
at the place marked "P. Jordan " on the R. jNIap, and d. 24 Ap. 18G9.

JosLix, DixAH, m. Prince Nye 15 Dec. 1774. Elizabeth, m. Abraham
Bell of N. Br. 29 Dec. 1785. Peter A., m. Hannah T. Newcoinb, pub. 31
Oct. 1829. Matthews, m. Mrs. Margaret Holdridge 12 Dec. 1830, and d.

20 Mar. 1840, a. 73. A child of Matthews, Jr., d. 26 Oct. 1834, a. G mos.
Keith, Ephraiji, s. of Joseph, and grandson of Rev. James, b. at Bridge-
water in 1707, grad. H. C. 1729, preached here about a year, commencing 2
May 1 734, but was probably never ordained ; he returned to Bridgcwater,
was justice of the peace, m. Sarah, dau. of Israel Washburn, had seven chil.,
and d. in 1781.

2. Johx, prob. b. in Bridgewater, m. Ann Belcher of Bridgew., pub. 10 Ap.
1774; she d. and he m. Zerviah Willis 21 Oct. 1782. His chil. were: John,
bap. 9 July 1775; Joseph, b. 5 Oct. 1783; Benjamin, b. 17 Feb. 1785; Seth, b.
17 Feb. 1788.

Reuel, m. Abigail Allen, pub. 11 Ap. 1784.

Kelly, William, m. Annis Thayer, pub. 25 Dec. 1820, and had Merrick
Thayer, b. 14 Feb. 1822; James Harvey, b. 20 Sep. 1824.

Margaret, m. Cornelius AVrin, pub. 8 Nov. 1856.

Kennedy, Daniel, by w. Margaret, had Nancy, b. 24 Aug. 1856; Daniel,
b. 24 Sep. 1858; Timothy, b. 24 Jan. 1861 ; Jeremiah, b. 5 Mar. 1SG4.

2. Richard, by w. Margaret, had Michael, b. 23 Sep. 1856.

3. David, m. Catherine Cronan, pub. 12 Jan. 1855, and had Thomas, b. 1
Ap. 1861; Dennis, b. 26 July 1863; Cornelius (posthumous), b. 6 June 1867.
David the f. was b. in Ireland, and d. 20 Oct. 1866, a. 45.

4. Alexander, m. Jane , who d. , and he m. Jeannette Alex-
ander, pub. 31 Aug. 1868. His chil. were: William, b. 30 Oct. 1862; Mary, b.

11 Jan. 1869.

Ellen, of Ware, ra. Peter Alexander 7 Feb. 1867. Catherine, m. Timo-
thy Daley 7 Sep. 1868. Jessie, m. Samuel Ross 23 Dec. 1876.

Kenney, Jesse, m. Hannah Stearns, 11 Aug. 1776.

Kerley, Anna, m. Elisha Pike 29 Nov. 1744.

Kimball, Jude, m. Joanna, dau. of James Lawton, 25 Aug. 1793, rem.
to Lyndon, Vt., where he had James Lawton, b. 25 Ap. 1799, grad. D. C. 1824,
and at And. Seminary 1828, became secretary of the Amer. Tract Soc. at
Boston 1831, and d. unm. at Lyndon 8 Sep. 1833.

King, Samuel, of Barre, m. Sybil Raymond 5 May 1840, res. here, and had
Samuel Sumner, h. 6 Mar. 1845, d. 2 Feb. 1876; John, b. 1 Mar. 1847, d, 4 Ap.
1862.

2. John, m. Mary J. Richardson 3 Oct. 1844, and had a son, b. 13 Nov.
1849; Harvey Walker, b. 16 Aug. 1852; Elizabeth Adella, b. 8 Feb. 1857; Mar-
shall Johnson, b. 20 Feb. 1859; Albert, b. 30 Sep. 1862.

3. Jesse W., m. Huldah M.Barnes 21 Oct. 1848, and had Charles Walter,h.

12 Nov. 1849. Jesse W. the f. d. 3 Dec. 1855, a. 30; his w. Huldah M. m.
Billings Cummings 22 Nov. 1859, and d. 10 Dec. 1868, a. 38.

4. Thomas, by w. Catherine, had Edward Norbert, b. 5 June 1855; Mary
Jane, b. 27 Oct. 1856; Caroline, h. 25 June 1859, d. unm. at Ware 16 Sep.
1879; William Wallace, b. 20 May 1868.

5 Edward T., by w. Mary J., had Nellie May, b. 2 May 1872.

Joel (b. Enfield, Conn.), d. 29 July 1S61, a. 81. Warren M., m. Louisa
Cummings of Barre, pub. 17 Sep. 1821. George H., m. Lucy J. Barnes 7
May 1846. Alfred C, m. Sarah E. Hall 1 Oct. 1873. Wid. Elizabeth
F., d. 23 Ap. 1880, a. 78.

Kinsley, Martin, s. of Samuel, was born at Bridgewater in 1754, grad.
H. C. 1778, settled immediately in Hardvvick, m. Polly Bellows of Walpole,



408 KINSLEY — KNOWLES.

N. II., pub. S Oct. 1784, and had Polli/ Huhlmrd, b. 26 IMay 1787, d. 28 Aug.
1 791 ; Sophia IF., b. 1 7 July 1 797, d. 12 Jan. 1800; and, after his removal from
Hlc, Marii, I). 6 July 1801, m. Samuel Gai-dner, Esq., of Roxbury, and d. in
1839; Martin, b. 23 Sep. 1808, d. 31 May 1811. Martin the f., soon after
he n'ui. here, enq;ao;ed in the sale of En<:lish and West India coods, and res.
at the place marked '-J, IMixter" on the R. a\hip. About 1780 he was com-
missioned as one of the aids of Maj. Gen. Warner, and was thenceforth known
as Major Kinsley ; from this oflice. however, he was removed in 1 786. probably
on account of his sympathy with the Shays Rebellion, aorainst which removal
he published a protest in the " AVorcester Magazine " for December, p. 450,
under date of 24 Nov. 1786. The Shays party, then a majority of the town,
rewarded him for his services and mortification by electing him town treasurer
six years, from 1787 to 1792, and representative eight years, from 1787 to 1796,
except 1789 and 1793, when no representative was chosen. Between 4 Ap.
1797 and 16 Feb. 1798, he removed to Hampden, in the province of Maine,
where he was actively engaged, on the Democratic side, in the fierce political
contest which marked the commencement of the present century. He was jus-
tice of the peace, while at Hardwick, in 1789, recommissioned in 1802, repre-
sentative of Hampden in the General Court 1801 to 1806 (except 1805). senator
from Hancock County 1814, member of the executive council 1810, 1811, and
member of Congress in 1819 and 1820. He was appointed justice of the Court
of Sessions 3 Sep. 1811, and on the eighth day of the following October, judge
of the Court of Common Pleas for the Eastern Circuit; he was afterwanls, for
several years, judsje of Probate. In his old age he retired from public olhce,
and removed to Roxbury, where he died, at the house of his dauo-hter, 20 June
1835.

Knapp, Charles, by w. Hannah, had Caroline Wiswell, b. about 1807, d,
22 Sep. 1811, a. 4; Manj Jane, h. 21 June 1809; Charles William, h. 9 Oct.
1811; Daniel Field, h. 7 Sep. 1813; Amasa Mason, bap. 17 Sep. 1816, d. 16
Aug. 1818, a 2; Catherine Wiswell, bap. 25 Dec. 1818.

2. GeorCxE W., of Franklin, m. Clarissa Snow 21 Sep. 1823, and had twin
chil, who d. 20 and 22 Oct. 1830.

Knight, Theophilus, b. at Plainfield, Conn.. 2 June 1788, m. Theodotia
Bliss, who was b. at Western (now Warren). 1 Feb. 1792, and had in AVarren
Man/ E., b. 20 Ap. 1814, d. 25 Oct. 1821 ; Albert E., b. 2 Nov. 1816; Lucti P.,
b. 1 Dec. 1818, d. unm. 24 Feb. 1872; Wealthy S., b. 1 Jan. 1821, m. Frazier
Paige 11 Mar. 1844; Royal, b. 7 Mar. 1824, d. 3 May 1838; Aaron B., b. 15
June 1826, d. 13 May 1861; Mary Ann, b. 10 Nov. 1829, m. Dr. Almon M.
Orcutt 16 Oct. 1850 ; Samuel H., b. 3 Dec. 1831, res. in St. Louis ; Franllin S.,
b. 9 May 1835, was a member (clerk) of the 31st Regt. Mass. Vols, in the Union
Army, and d. unm. in St. Charles Hospital, New Orleans, 10 Jan. 1863.
Thkophilu.s the f. was a fiirmer, rem. to Hardwick, with his family, 1 Ap.
1837, res. at the south end of the Common, and d. 14 ]\Iar. 1844 ; his w. Theo-
dotia d. 2 Feb. 1875.

2. Albert E., s. of Theophilus (1), came here 1 Ap. 1837, and m. E.
Augusta Phelps of Ware 12 May 1841 ; she d. 20 Feb. 1864, a. 46, and he m.
Harriet J., dau. of Joseph Robinson and Avid. of William Browning, 5 Ap. 1866;
she d. 16 Sep. 1.S69, a. 39, and he m. Cornelia E., dau. of Capt. Plinv Alden,
25 Oct. 1870. His chil. were: Jane E., b. 21 Dec. 1842, m. Joel L. Powers 1
Jan. 1866; Elizabeth IL, h. 29 May 1846, m. Julius A. Dennis 8 Oct. 1868;
Samuel H. P., b. 8 ]\Iay 1852, d. 25 Sep, 1853; William H., b. 26 Ap. 1855, d.
9 June 1857; Harry Phelps, b. 26 Nov. 1856. Albert E. was lor several
years a clerk in the store of Mixter & Delano and Delano & Co.; afterwards
a merchant, on his own account, at the souih end of the Common; postmaster
since 1S50; town clerk since 1861; town treasurer eleven years from 1867 to
1878; justice of the peace since 1861 ; and rejjresentative in 1864.

KxowLES, Simeon, by w. Eunice, had Simeon, b. about 1766; Elisha, b.
about 1779, d. 14 Aug. 1858, a. 79; Phehe, b. about 17S3, d. unm. 7 Ap. 1824,
a. 41 ; and prob. others. Simeon the f. res. in Eastham until after the birth
of his son Simeon ; and perhaps all his chil. Avere born there. His w. Eunice
d. here 5 Ap. 1819, a. 79.



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2. Simeon, s. of Simeon (1), by w. Priscilla, had Bangs, b. about 1789. d.
17 Sep. ISOG, a. 17 ; Simeon, h. about 1791 ; Leonard, b. about 1795, d. 7 Feb.
1811, a. 16; Edward, h. about 1799, d. at Leicester 29 Oct. 1876, a. 77; Har-
riet, b. about 1805, m. Calvin A. Burnett of Oxford 29 June 1830, and d. at
Leicester 20 Ap. 1865, a. 60; and perhaps others. Simeon the f. d. 22 Aug.
1823, a. 5 7 ; his w. Priscilla d. 5 Feb. 1839, a. 75.

3. Simeon, s. of Simeon (2), ni. Lncetta, dau. of Silas Newton, 14 Mar.
1814, and had Laura Loraine, b. 10 Oct. 1816, m. Rufus Washburn, Jr., of
Johnstown, N. Y., 21 Feb. 1837; Lnciu!^ James, b. 2 July 1819, an eminent
inventor and manufacturer in Warren and Worcester;^ Harriet Eveline, h. 24
July 1821, m. Lorin Brown of Fitchburg 1 Oct. 1844; Francis B.,h. 29 Nov.
1823, a successful manufacturer in Worcester. Simeon the f. res. about three
miles northerly from the Common. His w. Lucetta d. at Warren 23 Aug. 1868,

a. 76.

Abia, m. Elisha T. Mason, pub. 3 June 1816. Eunice, m. Moses Whipple,
Jr., 6 Ap. 1823.

KxowLTON, Joseph, said to have been son of Thomas and Margery (Good-
hue), was b. in Ipswich and res. there until about 1733, when he rem. to
Shrewsbury. He m. Abigail Bird and had, in Ipswich, Joseph, h. prob. about
1720; Abigail, b. about 1722, d. in Hardwick unm. 4 Mar. 1807, a. 84; Jacob,

b. about 1729; Abraham, b. about 1731; and in Shrews., Nathan, b. 28 Jan.
1733; Samuel and Nathaniel, twins, b. 21 Jan. 1737; Israel, b. 28 Jan. 1740.



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