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These eight children are named in their father's will, dated 17 Mar. 1756; and
besides these. Ward says (Hist. Shrewsburi/, p. 348), there were Marr/erg,
who d. at Shrews. 5 Feb. 1740, and " Thomas, wlio was killed by the French
and Indians at Hoosac Fort, Aug. 17, 1745." Joseph the f. d. at Shrews.,
between 17 Mar. 1756 and 2 Sep. 1760. His w. Abigail d. 3 July 1748, and
he m. Ann , who survived him.

2. Jacob, s. of Joseph (1), settled in Hardwick as early as 1752, m. Sarah
Pratt of Shrews. 21 Nov. 1759; she d. and he m. Sarah Smith, pub. 1 Nov.
1762. His chil. were: Joseph, b. 20 Nov. 1760; Sarah, b. 29 Sep. 1763, m.
Ebenezer Rich, Jr., of Gr., pub. 14 Dec. 1786; Elizabeth, bap. 23 June 1765;
Elijah, b. 2 Mar. 1767, d. 2 Dec. 1790; Anna, h. 17 July 1769 ; Abigail, h. 26
June 1771; Jacob, h. 16 June 1774, d. 22 Sep. 1775; Jacob, b. 6 Oct. 1776.
Jacob the f. was a blacksmith, and owned a farm bounded north by Muddy
Pond and south by Ware. He served two campaigns in the French War, as a
corporal in Capt. Samuel Robinson's company. He d. before 6 Aug. 1789,
■when his w. Sarah m. Deac. Joseph Allen.

3. Abraham, s. of Joseph (1), was in Templeton as early as 1756, and m.
Comfort Holuian; she d. about 1761, when he rem. to Hk. and m. Susanna

Jordan 12 Mar. 1764. His chil. were: Comfort, h. 1761 at Templeton, m.

George Haskell 25 Ap. 1782; Sarah, b. 13 June 1765, m. Elijah Bano;s 21 Ap.
1791 ; Israel, b. 11 Jan. 1767 ; Thomas, h. 23 Jan. 1769, d. 8 Sep. 177'? ; Lucy,
h. 21 Dec. 1770, m. Nathan Haskell of Wendell 2 June 1795; Abraham, b. 6

May 1774, d. 1777; Philip, h. 30 July 1776, d. 1777; Thomas,h. 9

Feb. 17.S2, settled in Winchendon. Abraham the f. was a tanner, and res.
on the Petersham road, at or near the place marked "Mr. Woods " on the R.

1 "Lucius J. Knowles, a native of Hard- be readily produced. Mr. Knowles has an
wick, engaged in the manufacture of looms inventive genius, which has produced other
at Warren, with his brother, F. B. Knowles. important inventions besides iiis looms. He
lu 1866 this branch of his business was re- has been engaged in the manufacture of cot-
moved to Worcester, where it has since been ton and woollen; and the Knowles' steam-
conducted. The looms tirst made by the pumps, which he manufactures in large
firm were constructed to weave narrow fab- quantities at Warren, have a world-wide
rics, which still constitute an important part reputation. He has been state senator, al-
of the product of (he firm. In 1863, Mr. L. derman, president of the Board of Trade, and
J. Knowles took out his first patent for an is now (1879) president of the People's Sav-
open-shed fancy cassimere loom, which he ings Bank, and a trustee of the tree Iiisti-
has recently adapted to the weaving of many tute." Hist, of Worcester Cvuntij, ii. 665.
new fabrics, and he has devised mechanisms While Mr. Knowles resided in Warren, he
by which almost every kind of fancy te.xtile was a representative in the General Court
fabrics, whether of cotton, wool, or silk, can 1865, and senator in 1869.



410 KNOWLTON — LAWRENCE.

Map. He was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. In his old age his
long white locks gave him a venerable aspect. He d. 9 June 1812, a. 81;
his w. Susanna d. 27 Ap. 1816, a. 75.

4. Israel, s. of Abraham (3), ni. Abigail Carter 2 May 1793, and had
Israel, b. 12 Mar. 1795, d. 28 Mar. 1795; Calvin, b. 2 Sep. 1797, m. Abigail
Powers of Rye, N. H., 20 Sep. 1822, and d. there 30 Jan. 1878; Israel, b. 22

Dec. 1799, d. Ap. 1800: a son, b. and d. 1802; Maria, b. 8 June

1804, m. Williams Dexter 3 June 1828; Abraham, b. 12 Jan. 1807, a mason,
res. unm. in Cambridge; Timothy Carter, b. 14 Aug. 1810, m. Susan Locke of
Rye 18 Feb. 1836 ; she d. 17 July 1842, and he m. Augusta Locke of Rye 8
Sep. 1843; he d. 9 July 1869; Lncy, b. 28 July 1816, d. unm. in Cambridge 1
Sep. 1878. Israel the f. rem. to Brighton, where he d. 12 Oct. 1842 ; his w.
Abigail d. in Cambridge 9 Oct. 1851, a. 77.

Paul, of Shrewsbury, m. Lucy Forbush 3 Nov. 1769.

Knox, Joseph, m. Susan, dau. of Jason Mixter, 7 Sep. 1831, and had
Charles Mixter, b. 19 Jan. 1835. Joseph the f. was a lawyer, and after a short
residence here rem. in 1837 to Rock Island, 111., where he d. 6 Aug. 1881.

Lamb, Jonathan, by w. Rebecca, had Martha, b. 3 Aug. 1765 ; Jonathan,
b. 26 Nov. 1767; Armilla, b. 16 Aug. 1769; Eunice, b. 14 June 1771.

Lane, Elljah, by w. Hannah, had Elijah, b. 29 July 1798; Dan Wilmarth,
b. 7 May 1800; Justus, b. 19 Mar. 1802; Hannah Brown, h. 24 Mar. 1804, m.
Luke Earl 2 Feb. 1826; Nancy, b. 15 Feb. 1807; Rebecca S7ioiv, b. 15 Mar.
1809; Elbridge, b. 6 Dec. 1813 ; Elizabeth Copeland, b. 30 Nov. 1815, Calvin,
b. 15 Mar. 1818; Charles Foster, b. 20 Ap. 1821, d. at Enfield 27 Jan. 1861.
Elijah the f. was a farmer, and rem. from Norton to Hk. about 1799; his w.
Hannah d. 18 June 1824, a. 46; and he was dism. to the church in Enfield 24
Jan. 1830. ^

2. Ephraim, brother of Elijah (1), m. Rebecca Snow 13 Nov. 1803 ; she d.
20 Mar. 1835, and he m. Mrs. Nancy Hemenway, pub. 29 Sep. 1837. No
record found of children.

3. Dan Wilmarth, s. of Elijah (1), m. Alma, dau. of Orin Trow, 6 Jan.
1824, and had Clarissa T., b. 24 Aug. 1825, d. the same year; Joanna Maria,

b. 1 Nov. 1826; Orin Trow, b. 12 Ap. 1828; Charles E., b. 1830, d. at

Orange 11 Oct. 1854, a. 24.

OiJED, m. Abigail Smith 16 Feb. 1802. Rebecca, of Gr., m. Deac. Eben-
ezer Willis, pub.' 13 May 1811.

Lawrence, Joshua, by w. Elizabeth, had Sarah, h. 2 July 1704; Joanna,
b. 14 Oct. 1706, m. Robert Wniitcomb 13 Jan. 1731-32; Ebenezer, b. 10 Oct.
1708 ; Experience, b. 18 May 1711, d. unm. in Hk. 3 Dec. 1796 ; Elizabeth, h.
3 Jan. 1713-14, perhaps m. John Haskell of Roch. 4 Mar. 1753 ; Joshua, h. 7
Ap. 1719; Benjamin and Deliverance, twins, b. 21 Dec. 1727. Joshua the f.
res. in Rochester, where all his chil. were born.

2. Ebenezer, s. of Joshua (1). m. Sarah Hammond 6 Feb. 1733, and had
Susanna, b. 24 May 1735, m. Nathaniel Merrick 13 Feb. 1755; Joseph, b. 12
Jan. 1736-37; Ebenezer, b. 16 Ap. 1739 ; Sarah, b. 10 Ap. 1741. Ebenezer
the f. was a furnier, rem. from Roch. to Hk. before 28 Dec. 1748, res. on the
road from the Old Furnace to Taylor's Mills, at the place marked " Wid.
Lawrence " on the R. Map, and d.'29 Nov. 1797, a. 89.

3. Joshua, s. of Joshua (1). m. Jane Haskell 13 July 1743, and Imd Joshua,
b. 24 July 1744, d. here 16 Dec. 1835; Joanna, b. 18 Oct. 1746, prob. m.
Aniipas llowe of Swansey 20 Jan. 1782; Elizabeth, b. prob. 1748, ni. Nathan-
iel Rice of Rut. Dist. 24 Nov. 1768; Anna, b. prob. 1750, m. Experience Luce
30 Nov. 1769; Deliverance, b. 25 Mar. 1753. m. Barnabas Cushman of Wil-
mington, Vt., 15 Feb. 1781 ; Bethia, bap. 13 :\ray 1758; Moses, bap. 16 Nov.
1760. Joshua the f. was a farmer, rem. from Roch. to Ilk. soon after 1 Ap.
1751, res. on the Barre road, near Taylor's ]\Iills, marked " iSI. Lawrence " on
the R. ]\Iap, and d. between 9 Ap. and 4 June 1777; his w. Jane d. 15 Nov.
1795, a. 77.

4. Ebenezer, s. of Ebenezer (2), m. Lydia Richmond of N. Br. 18 Dec.
1763, and had Noah, b. 22 Jan. 1765, d. unm. at the town farm 22 Jan.



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1847; Susanna, b. 6 Dec. 1766; Rachel, h. 18 May 1769; Lydia, b. 26 June
1771, (1. unm. 21 July 1817; Elizabeth, b. 1 Ap. 1773, m. William Newell,
pub. 3 May 1797; Joshua, b. 27 June, 1777; Wilder, h. 16 Dec. 1779; .SV/%, b.
31 Oct. 1783, m. Charles W. Fisk 17 Mar. 1818. Ebenezer the f. was a
farmer, res. on the homestead, and d. 2 Aug. 1811 ; his w. Lydia d. 21 June
1811, a. 68.

5. ]\rosES. s. of Joshua (3), m. Abigail Johnson of Barre 15 Feb. 1781; she
d. (killed by falling upon the handle of a fire-shovel, which pierced her body)
16 July 18il, a. 51, and he m. Sophia, dau. of John Hastings, Esq., pub. 18
Sep. 1814. His chil were: William, h. 8 Ap. 1782, m. Betsey Bridges 25 Mar.
1804, who d. 16 May 1818, a. 3S; Elnathan, b. 21 Oct. 1783; Lucinda, b, 6
June 1785, m. Joshua Lawrence 15 Oct. 1812; Ira, b. 9 May 1787; Harlow, b.

18 Sep. 1788; infant b. , d. 2 Dec. 1791; Keuel, b. 12 Mar. 1792 ; Moses,

b. 1 Mav 1793; infant, twin with Moses, d. 17 Aug. 1793; Aaron, b. 22 Dec.
1794, d."'2 JNLay 1819 ; Sally, b. 30 May 1797; Abigail, b. 28 Oct. 1799, prob.
ni. Alonzo Emmons 3 Dec. 1838 ; Hiram, b. 20 Feb. 1801; An7ia, h. 5 Oct.
1802, m. Noah W. White 5 Nov. 1826, and d. at Brk. 24 Jan. 1868; Abiathar,
b. 14 Aufr. 1804, m. Harriet Hapgood of Barre, pub. 5 Nov. 1831, and d. at
Barre 6 May 1877; Mary, b. 17 Ap. 1816; Henry H., b. 5 Oct. 1817; and prob.
three more by first wife, who was said to be the mother of eighteen children.
Moses the f. was a farmer, res. on the homestead, and d. 12 Oct. 1836; his w.
Sophia d. in 1848.

6. Joshua, s. of Ebenezer (4), m. Lucinda, dau. of IMoses Lawrence, 15

Oct. 1812, and had Lucinda, b. 1813, m. Erastus W. Paige 2 May, 1833,

and d. 18 Mar. 1849. Joshua the f. was a farmer and lieutenant of cavalry;
res. on the homestead, and d. 22 Mar. 1814; his w. Lucinda d. 30 Mar. 1856,
a. 70.

7. Moses, s. of Moses (5), m. Maria Howe of Barre, pub. 8 Feb. 1819, and
had Aaron, b. 14 Feb. 1820 ; Charles Emory, b. 13 July 1824, d. (drowned) 9
Aug. 1845; Hannah Maria, b. 11 Ap. 1827, m. John Y. Ellsworth 1 May
1849, and d. 15 Sep. 1856. Moses the f. res. near the Barre line, at the place
marked " M. Lawrence, Jr.," on the R. Map.

8. Hiram, s. of Moses (5), m. Almira Hale, pub. 26 Nov. 1827; she d. 10
Sep. 1850, a. 44, and he m. Euiily Whitney of CHnton, pub. 17 June 1851. His
chil. were: Samuel Edmunds, h. 15 Julv 1829; Charles Elnathan, h. 15 Oct.
1830; Perlei/ Hale, b. 12 July 1832; Hiram Henrif, b. 24 Sep. 1834; Elrira

Lucretia, b. 28 May 1837, d. 3 Feb. 1838; Lucius W., b. 1842, d. 14 May

1848, a. 6; Moses Johnson, b, 8 Nov. 1844, d. 8 Sep. 1845; Emory J., b. 26
Jan. 1848, d. 16 Feb. 1848.

9. Aarox. s. of Moses (7), ni. Mary A. Perry 27 Dec. 1843, and had George
Hoive, h. 24 Dec. 1844. Aarox the f. d. at Worcester 9 Mar. 1859.

10. Francis, by w. Sophia, had Mary, b. 15 Oct. 1865.

Ebenezer, perlaaps Ebenezer (2), was pub. to Jemima Shurtleff of Plymp-
ton 30 Sep. 1776. George F., of Cornplanter, Pa., m. Josephine H. Barthol-
omew 1 Oct. 1870.

Lawton, John, of " Suffield, had James, Benedicta, Alary, and perhaps
others, d. 19 Dec. 1690, and his wid. Benedicta d. 18 Nov. 1692." Savage's
Gen. Diet.

2. James, s. of John (1), of Sufiield, "had Jacob, who was several years
representative, and, from caprice, adopted in his business as a lawyer the name
of Christopher Jacob.^' Savage's Gen. Diet. He had also a son James. Both
the sons rem. to Leicester in 1735.

3. James, s. of James (2), had son James, and perhaps others. He was a
saddler, and after 1735 i"es. in Leicester. No record is found of births or
deaths of his family.

4. James, s. of James (3), prob. b. in Suffield about 1714, went with his
father to Leicester, where he m. Mary Earl 1 July 1741; she d. and he m. Jo-
anna, dau. of Richard Clark of Watertown, 16 Nov. 1746 ; she d. at Hk. 31 July
1759, a. 41, and he m. Mrs. Temperance Fuller, of Rut. Dist. (Barre), pub. 14
June 1772. His chil. were: James, b. 22 Sep. 1747; Clark, b. about 1749; Ja-



412 L AWT OX.

coh, b. about 1752; John, bap. 28 July 1754; hraeJ, bap. 12 Feb, 1758.
Jamks the f. was a sadiUer, rem. from Leicester to Hk. about 1752, bought
the farm of Experience Jolinson on the easterly road to Gilbertville, marked
" J. Lavvton " on the R. Map, and d. there 24 JSep. 1787, a. 73; a head-stone
of peculiar appearance, in the southerly part of the old cemetery, marks the
spot where he and his wife Joanna, the mother of his children, were buried.

5. fJAMES, s. of James (4), m. Mary Raymond 3 Jan. 1771, and had Pliny,
b. 29 July 1771; James, b. 24 Ap. 1773, d. young; Joanna, b. 7 Feb. 1775, m.
Jude Kimball 25 Aug. 1793; Relief, b. 30 June 1777, m. Abijah Lathrop of
Rutland, Vt., 22 Feb. 1801 ; Jrimes^, b. 18 Aug. 1781 ; Mary, b. 18 Oct. 1783,
m. Nathan Weeks 12 Ap. 1807 ; Livy, b. about 1785 ; Almira, b. — Nov. 1788,
bap. 28 June 1789, d. 18 Feb. 1790 ;' Frfmklin,\>^yi. 22 Aug. 1790 ; Da-iriht Fos-
ter, bap. 16 June 1793, res. in the State of New York. Jamp;s the f. was a far-
mer and res. on the homestead ; he marched with the " minute-men " in April
1775, was adjutant to Col. Timothy Paige, in opposition to the Shays Insur-
rection, a licensed retailer in 1778, innhoider 1779, a deputy sheriff several
years, coroner 1803, and d. 1 Jan. 1804 ;^ his w. Mary m. Major James Paige
22 Mar. 1807.

6. Claijk, s. of James (4), ni. Joanna Cook of Amherst, pub. 20 Sep. 1774,
and had Martin, b. 19 Jan. 1776 ; Hannah, bap. 27 Mar. 1782; and in Amh.,
Chester, bap. 15 Aug. 1784; James, bap. 14 June 1789; Joanna, bap. 1 May
1790. Clark the f. was a saddler, res. a few rods south of the Common, at
the place marked " W. Mandell " on the R. Map, but rem. to Amherst before
the 15th of August 1784. His subsequent history is not ascertained.

7. Jacob, s. of James (4), m. Susanna Foster of Ware. pub. 16 Nov. 1777;
she d. at Barnard, Vt., 27 Nov. 1819, a. 64, and he m. Mrs. Anna Sabin 14
Dec. 1820. His chil. were : Christopher Jacob, b. 2 Oct. 1778, m. Pollv Sabin at
Barnard, Vt., 20 Sep. 1802; Johi, b. 14 Aug. 1780, grad. Mid. Coll. 1805,
■was a teacher at Poughkeepsie and Salem, N. Y., pastor of the church at Wind-
ham, Vt., 1809-19, and at Hillsborough, N. H., 1819-34, afterwards mis-
sionary in Illinois, and d. at Newport, N. H., 17 Ap. 1842; Joseph, h. 5 Feb.
1784, "d. at Bar. 15 Oct. 1807; Cyrus, b. 10 Ap. 1786, m. at Bar., Deborah,
dau. of Prince Haskell, 6 Sep. 1807, and d. there 16 Jan. 1817; and in Bar-
nard, Susanna, h. 5 Aug. 1788; Joanna, b. 4 Jan. 1793 ; Lvdia, b. 14 June
1795. Jacob the f. rem. to Barnard, Vt., about 1787, and d. there 23 Aug.
1836, a. 84 ; his w. Anna d. 2 Aug. 1831, a, 76. The graves of Mr. Lawton
and his two wives are in the southeasterly part of the central burial-j)lace in
Barnard.

8. John, s. of James (4), m. Sarah Healy of Dudley, and had Lucinda, b.
about 1791, d. unm. 22 Dec. 1819, a. 28; John, b. about 1792; Theolotia, b.
about 1794, m. Crighton Ruggles 21 Nov. 1816, and d. s. p. 27 June 1817, a.
23; Sarah, b. about 1796, d. unm. 5 ]\Iay 1821, a. 24; Sanford and Danforth,
twins, b. 11 Dec. 1798. John the f. was a farmer, and lieutenant of cavalry;
he res. in Dudley and Charlton from the time of his marriage until about 1807,
when he rem. to Ilk. with his whole family, and bought the homestead for-
merly occupied by his father and by his brother James. Late in life he rem. to
Monson, where he d. 4 Ap. 1842, a. 88 ; his w. Sarah d. " near the same time,"
a. 76, " and was buried with him in the same grave." MS. Letter.

9. Iskakl, s. of James (4), by w. Catherine, had Polly, b. 13 Ap. 1782. So
says the record. He then m. Dolly, dau. of Elisha Billings, 26 Aug. 1784,
and rem. to Wilmington, Vt., where he had (Charlotte, b. 28 Nov. 1784; Mersi-
loa, b. 25 May 1788; Harriet, h. 22 Ap. 1790; Dency, b. 14 Jan. 1792; Dul-
cena, b. 4 Feb. 1796; Israel, b. 10 Feb. 1798; James, b. 30 Nov. 1799. Israel
the f. was a sergeant in the Revolutionary Army 1780, and a repr«!sentative of
Wilmington in the General Assend)lv of Vermont in ISOI and 1802. He d. at
Wilm. 26 Sep. 1844, a. about 87 ; his w. Dolly d. 12 Feb. 1816, a. 52.

1 At the time of his decease, Mr. Lawton Grand Master of Masons in IMassacluisetts,

was ISIaster of Mount Zion Lofi^fe, and Ills and other representatives of the Grand

funeral was conducted with puhlic Masonic Lodge were present,
ceremonies, at which Isaiah Thomas, the



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10. Pliny, s. of James (5), ni. Polly, dau. of George Field, 22 Feb. 1801, and
had EhUhcru Field, b. 10 July lS02,'ni. Rev. Geory;e Stone of Sandgiite, Vt.,
10 July 1831 ; Pliny, b. 29 Dec. 1804; /«me.s-, b. 1 Oct. 1807, m. Mary L. Nich-
ols of Briuifield, pub. 26 Feb. 1835; Lucius, b. 2 Jan. 1812, ni. Susan Clark 3
Ap. 1834 ; Laura Loraine, b. 10 July 1816, d. unm. 5 June 1837. Plixy the
f. was a farmer, for several years a member of the school committee, and res.
near Gilbertville, at the place marked •' P. Lavvton " on the R. Map. About
1838 he rem. to Patterson, N. J.

11. James, s. of James (5),m. Patty Wilson 12 Ap. 1804, and had James
Clark, b. 20 Sep. 1805. James the f. res. on the homestead, but early rem.
from the town.

12. LivY, s. of James (5), m. Mary, dau. of Maj. Moses Mandell, 5 Feb.
1810, and had Algernon Sidney, b. about 1811, d. 11 Mar. 1828, a. 17. LiVY
the f. was a merchant in Rutland, Vt., at the time of his marriage ; afterwards
kept a hotel at Saratoga ; he d. at Keene, N. H., when on a journey, in June
1824; his w. returned here and d. 5 Aug. 1874, a. nearly 88.

13. John, s. of John (8), m. Mary Dvvight of Warren, pub. 24 Jan. 1820,
and had William B.,h. 20 Ap. 1821 ; Mary A7in, b. 1 Sep. 1823, m. Brainnard
T. Brewer of Wilbraham 11 Sep. 1844 ; Martha M., b. 25 Aug. 1825, m. Wil-
liam P. Ruggles 22 Feb. 1846; Emily P., b. 12 Aug. 1829 ; Eliza Jane, b. 14
Nov. 1832, m. George C. Howard 16 May 1850; Ellen Frances, bap. 28 Dec.
1838. JoHX the f. was a farmer, and captain of cavalry ; he res. on the home-
stead, rem. to Wilbraham about 1851, and d. 16 Nov. 1854, a. 62.

14. Sanford, s. of John (8), grad. Y. C. 1825, studied for the ministry,
and appears to have been ordained, but devoted himself to teaching in scliools
of high grade at Dudley, Monson, Springfield, and Long Meadow. He m.

, and had Mary Ann, who d. unm. 22 Nov. 1870, a. 40; Sanford, grad.

Y. C. 1852, a physician in Springf., where he d. 23 July 1882, a. 50; John
William, a physician in Syracuse, N. Y'^. Sanford the f. rem. from Long
Meadow to S[)ringf. in 1874, and d. 7 Nov. 1882. In the notice of his death
it is stated that "his wife died in 1878, and his four children are all dead."
My ertbrts to obtain a more full account of this family have been unsuccessful.

15. Danforth, s. of John (8), entered Williams College, but did not com-
plete his course. He res. in ^Viibraham, and was living unm. in 1882.

Leach, Lemuel, m. Rebecca Washburn 12 Oct. 176 7, and had Oliver, b.
at Bridgewater 3 June 1768, and bap. at Hk. 1 Nov. 1772; Matilda, h. at Hk.
2 Mar. 17 70; Rebecca, b. 25 Mar. 1773; Lemuel, b. 2 July 1775, d. at Shutes-
bury 26 Ap. 1860; Stephen, b. 13 Nov. 1777; and at Wendell, Gardner, Bar-
nabas, Lewis, and Artemas. Lemuel the f. was s. of Stephen, and b. at
Bridgewater in 1745, rem. to Hk. in 1769, and thence to Wendell about 17 78,
having served, in 1776, as an ensign in the Revolutionary War.

Legate, Charles, by w. Maria, had Charles F., b. — ]\Iar. 1840, d. 29
Nov. 1840: a son, b. 19 Feb. 1844; a son, b. 3 Ap. 1847; Edwin Orlando, b.
10 July 1849.

2. Francis, s. of Charles and Abigail, and prob. brother of Charles (1), b.
in 1817, m. Jane R. Peck 2 June 1847, and liad Francis Augustus, b. 14 Feb.
1854 ; Lizzie Jane, b. 23 Dec. 1856, d. 30 Nov. 1858.

3. Augustus F. (called Francis Augustus in the record of birth), s. of Fran-
cis (2), m. Ida F. Eldridge 26 Oct. 1876, and had Theron F., b. 4 June 1878,

Henry A., s. of Charles and Martba, d. at Rowe, 14 Jan. 18 78, a. 56.

Leonard, Moses, m. Mercy, dau. of Moses Newton (and sister of Deac.
Josiah Newton), by whom he had Moses, b. 1 Nov. 1706; Ezra, b. 19 Sep.
1711 ; Mercy, b. 1 Dec. 1714, m. Samuel Robinson 29 May, 1732; and by
second wife Hannah he had Jc/^a.s, b. 19 Oct. 1717; Moses the f. res. in Marl-
borough (where his chil. were born), Southborough, Brookfield, Rutland, Barre,
and for a sbort period in Hardwick. He d. in extreme old age.

2. Ezra, s. of Moses (1), m. Olive, dau. of Benjamin Smith, 1 June 1737,
and had Sarah, b. 7 Mar. 1739, d. 15 Sep. 1746; Benjamin, b. 5 Aug. 1741,
d. 7 Sep. 1746; Nathan, b. 55 Sep, 1743; Mercy, b. 3 Feb. 1746, d. 19 Sep.
1746; Dacid, b. 30 July, 174 7, res. at Cummington, m, Hannah Whipple j.5



414 LEONARD — LOCKE.

Feb. 1773; Levi,h. 10 Oct. 1749; Sarah, twin, b. 8 Sep. 1751, m. Samuel
Whipple 30 Mar. 1775; Mercy, twin, b. 8 Sep. 1751, m. Jonathan Flvnt of
Western (Warren) 18 June 17 72; Olive, b. 1 Nov. 1753, m. Timothy Fay 23
Mm: 1775; Ezra, b. 2 Nov. 1757. Ezra the f. was in Brk. 1735, but rem. to
Ilk. before June 1737, and res. in the westerly part of the town, at the place
marked " D. Utley " on the R. Map. He was a farmer, selectman four years,
and assessor in 1760. In 175 7 he was ensiofu of Capt. Joseph AVarner's com-
pany, which marched for the relief of Fort William Henry. In his old age he
rem. to Wilbraham, with his son-in-law Flynt, and d. 29 June 1798; his w.
Olive d. 16 Feb. 1798, a. 83.

3. Natiiax, s. of Ezra (2), m. Amittai, dau. of David Cutler of Lexington,
26 Nov. 1766, and had Joseph, b. 24 Oct. 1767; Molli/, b. 7 Feb. 1770; Na-
than, b. 17 July 1772; Benjamin, b. 23 Oct. 1774; Luther, h. 20 Ap. 1777.
Nathan the f. was a cordwainer, and captain of militia. He was a member
of the company of " minute-men " which promptly responded to the summons
on the 19th of April, 1775, and served his country in the year 1778 as captain
in Col. Nathaniel AYade's regiment.

4. Ezra, s. of Ezra (2), m. Abia Allen 23 Oct. 1781 ; and prob. m. (2d)
Lucy Seaver, pub. 5 July 1807. He had dau. Joanna, b. 9 Aug. 1783; and
perhaps others.

5. Hiram W., parentage not ascertained, m. Huldah S. Billings 23 Feb.
1834, and had William Henry, b. 29 Jan. 1844; a daughter, b. 3 Oct. 1851;
and perhaps also Carrie R., who m. Warren T. Tolman of Dana 18 Ap. 1866.

Beulah, of Rut., m. Amos Marsh, pub. 16 July 1757. Frudenck, of Taun-
ton, m. Capt. Israel Trow, pub. 1 Ap. 1811. Alvira, of N. Sal., m. Pliny
Clifford, pub. 11 June 1825. Hope C, m. Samuel Pike of Tolland, Conn., 3
Nov. 1831. Eliza, m. Orestes S. Thayer of Dana 22 Dec. 1867. Widow
Persis, d. 28 Mar. 1845, a. 73.

Lincoln, Samuel, by w. Mehetabel, had Roxana, b. 27 Feb. 1788; Emer-
son, b. 2 Nov. 1789; Ohed, b. 15 Ap. 1792.

2. Burt, by wife Mary, had George Burt, b. 25 Aug. 1817; Marietta, b. 17
Sep. 1820, m. Nehemiah Conkey 28 Nov. 1844. Burt the f. was a cooper,
rem. here from Pet. in 1817, res. on the Barre road at the place marked "Mr.
Lincoln " on the R. Map, and d. 14 Dec. 1866, a. 81; his w. Mary d. 2 May
1857, a. 66.

3. Joseph N., m. Abbie Jane, dau. of Gardner Bartholomew, and formerly
w. of Charles L. Trow, 12 May 1870, and had Mabel Caroline, b. 11 Feb.
1871; Joseph Gardner, b. 18 Oct. 1876; Waldo Chandler, b. 1 Sep. 1878.
Joseph N. the f., a carpenter and insurance agent, res. in the Old Furnace
village.

Seth, of Western, m. Lucy. dau. of Deac. Chi-istopher Paige, 10 Oct. 1751.
Chloe, m. Perez Rice 8 Ap. 17 79. Betsey, m. Robert Sprout, 17 Sep. 1781.
Lucy, late of Abington, m. Sylvanus Brimhall 3 July 1810. Fanny, of
Western (Warren), m. Joseph Paige 23 Ap. 1816. Mrs. Hannah C, dau. of
Stephen Chandler, Rochester, Vt., d. 24 Mar. 1873, a. 81.

Locke, Josiah, by w. Persis, had in Westborough, Catherine, b. 31 Aug.
1760, m. Amos Wheeler; John, b. 11 Nov. 1763, m. Phebe Matthews; in
Leicester, Persis, h. 13 July 1766, m. George Jenkins, and d. s. p. 1844; Jo-
siah, b. 14 Feb. 1768, m. Elizabeth Ilartwell 1791; and in Ilardwick,

Hannah, b. 26 Aug. 1770, m. Elijah Easton 1793; Hepzibah, b. 16 Aug. 1772,
m. Oliver Perry; Fanny, b. 4 Sep. 1775, m. Silas Hamilton 3 Ap. 1803; Ira,
b. 14 Nov. 1777, m. Persis Hamilton — Nov. 1800. Josiah the f. was b. at
Westborough 6 Feb. 1735, and was s. of Joshua, and a descendant from Deac.
William Locke of AA'^oburn. He m. Persis Matthews of New Braintree, who d.
at Litchfield, N. Y., 21 Ap. 1839, rei)uted to have attained the extraordinary
age of 103 years, 5 months, and 7 days, having had 8 chil., 67 gr. chil., 14 7 gr.
gr. chil., and 32 of the fourth generation. Captain Locke rem. from West-
borough to Leicester about 1765, to Ilardwick about 1768, to Wilmington, Vt.,
about 17 79, where he was a justice of the peace, and finally to Litchfield,
N. Y., where he d. 18 Ap. 1819, a. 84. This sketch is condensed from a more



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full account in the " Book of the Lockes," which represents Captain Locke as
a storekeeper in Hardwick. It may be added, that he was an assessor in 1774,
lieutenant of the " minute-men," and marched with them to Cambridge on the
memorable 19th of April, 1775, but did not enter the regular service. He
was commissioned as captain of a company of militia in Hk. 31 May 1776.

Luce, Experience, res. near Barre, at the place marked " N. liichmond "
on the R. Map, m. Anna Lawrence 30 Nov. 1769, and had Anna DrusiUa (d.
3 Feb. 1803, a. 17), Apollos, and Patty, all bap. 29 Aug. 1794. Of these,
Apollos was lieutenant of militia, and m. Mercy Childs of Barre, pub. 30 Oct.



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