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C. the f. was a farmer and deacon of the church. He res. in Petersham, where
he d. 28 July 1880, a. 65 ; his w. INIiranda d. 5 Mar. 1880, a. 64.

73. George Rawson, s. of Cutler (57), m. Caroline E., dau. of Bradford
Spooner, 22 Jan. 1852, and had George Cutler, h. 20 June 1854; Franklin, b.
18 Mar. 1858; David Frederick, b. 15 May 1862; William Arthur, b. 23 Mar.

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450 PAIGE — PEACOCK.

18C4. Gkorge R. the f. , a farmer, res. on the Col. Rice farm, about a mile
and a half north of the Common, marked " C. Paige " on the K. JNIap ; he d.
17 Sep. 18GG; his w. Caroline E. soon afterwards rem. to AVorc. with her chil-
dren, and subscqnently to Cambridge.

74. Calvin Die Witt, s. of Calvin A. (65), m. Ida F., dau. of John Ed-
wards, 21 Oct. 1873, and had Mary Dresser, h. 16 Nov. 1874; John Edwards,
b. 30 Nov, 1878. Calvin D. the f., a merchant, repi-esentative in 1878, res.
in Southbridge.

75. Timothy, s. of Frazier (71), m. Ellen Maria, dau. of William Brown-
ing, 11 Nov. 1874, and had Harry Broicning, b. 6 Ap. 1876; Frazier Kuiyht,
b. '29 Jan. 1878; Edith Harriet, b. 12 Sep. 1880. Timothy the f., a farmer,
res. with his father on the homestead.

76. Edward H., s. of David Cutler (72). m. Lucy Maria, dau. of Moses
Ruggles, 5 July 1876, and had Edward Ruyyies, b. 17 Aug. 1877; Moses Rug-
gles, h. 5 Jan. 1879. Edward H. the f., a farmer, res. on the Col. Kice es-
tate, formerlv the res. of his grandfather, Cutler Paige, and of his uncle, George
R. Paige.

Painiieart, Peter, m. Polly Cross 2 Nov. 1783.

Parker, Samuel, m. Hannah, dau. of Daniel Fay, 29 Jan. 1801, and had
Susan, h. 5 Oct. 1801, m. Alvah Hathaway 13 Sep. 1824, res. in Boston;
Joseph, b. 10 June 1803, m. Phebe Jane Baker, res. in INIilford and afterwards
in Boston; Electa, b. 18 June 1806, d. 28 Feb. 1807; Electa, h. 1 July 1809,

ni. George H. Francis; Harriet A., b. , m. Lunsford B. Felion of Barre, pub.

15 Aj). 1838; FIste, b. , drowned at sea; Maria (or Ann), b. , m.

. Green of HoUiston. Samuel the f. was a shoemakei-, and for many

years bell-ringer. He res. in a house (since removed) at the north end of the
Common, near the spot marked "P. Hammond," and afterwards at the place,
a quarter of a mile norther!}-, marked " Wid. Parker" on the R. Map. He
d. 4 Aug. 1829, a. 51 ; his wid. Hannah rem. to Milford, where some of her
chil. had previously settled, and d. there 17 June 1869, a. 87.

2. Samuel D., by w. Sarah, had Charles, b. 7 Aug. 1816; James, b. 10 Ap.
1818; Roswell, b. 10 June 1821; Mary H., b. 19 Oct. 1823; Sarah, b. 21 May
1825; Orvilla, b. 25 May 1827. Samuel D. the f. was a sa(idler, and res. at
the north end of the Common. He rem. from the town with his family.

3. Thomas, by w. Eliza, had Rosanna, b. 2 May 1868; Thomas, b. 9 Sep.
1870; Meiry, b. , 1874; Alfred, b. 1 July 1878; Joseph, h. 1 Ap. 1881.

4. Henry-, by w. Maria, had Leon Henry, b. 17 Mar. 1871; Grace Mabel,
b. 5 Jan. 1874.

John A., of Roxbury, m. Fanny Warner 23 Feb. 1801. Robert, m. Phi-
lena Simonds, pub. 13 May 1811. John, d. 28 Oct. 1813, a. 89. Jenny, w.
of John, d. 19 Dec. 1811, "a. 87.

Patrill, James B., m. Lovina Bosworth 30 Oct. 1836, and had George
Wilson, b. about 1842; Sophia M., b. about 1844, m. Albert Sturtevant 14
Aug. 1866 ; Darid H., b. about 1845, drowned 29 May 1848, a. 3; Ellen, b.
about 184 7, m. Augustus D. Blackmer, pub. 3 May 1867, and d. at AVare 12
Feb. 1878; Hannah Julia, b. 20 Feb. 1849; James Homer, b. 29 May 1851 ;
Charles Elmer, b. 15 Nov. 1854; Joseph Warren, b. 3 Dec. 1856, m. Emma
A. Robinson of Barre 22 Aug. 1876. James B. the f., a farmer, res. on the
road to Knfield, on the westerly side of Muddy Brook, at or near the place
marked " INIrs. Graham " on the R. J\lap.

2. George Wilson, s. of James B. (1), m. Diana Barber of Ware 6 Sep.
1864, and had Ej/ie G., b. 16 Sep. 1865, d. 17 Dae. 1865; and perhaps others.
By second w., Lydia M., he had Lewis W., b. 24 July 1878.

Joseph, was a soldier in the French War, 1758.

Peacock, John, by w. , had Sarah, bap. 25 Nov. 1750; Rebecca, bap.

10 Dec. 1752. He had also a son John, b. prob. before 1740. John the f.
was b. in Ireland, res. on the east side of Ware River (now New Braintree),
and was a soldier, 1757, in the French "\^'ar. His s. John also served in
1756 and 1757; John Peacock, Jr., prob. the same, though described as of
Greenwich, is named as adjutant in Col. Timothy Ruggles' i-egiment, 1757.



PECK — PEIRCE. 451

Peck, Milton, m. Mary, dau. of Jedediah Dexter, pub. 13 Oct. 1823, and
had ^fllrl/, b. about 1824, m. p]beiiezer P. Staples of Taunton 11 Nov. 1845;
Jane A'., b. about 1827, m. Franeis Legate 2 June 1847; S. E. Wlllard, b,
about 1832, m. Ahueiia Austhi of Hubbardston 30 Ap. 18G2; Sarah B., b.
about 1834, m. Benjamin O. Gardner 7 Dec. 1853; a son b. — Sep. 1838, d.

16 Oct. 1838; LulJiera M., b. 1840, d. unm. 27 Dec. 1858, a. 18 ; William

C, b. about 1842; Susan Ann, b. 3 Nov. 1847, d. 31 July 1848; and prob. at
least one other, — Samuel Dexter. Milton the f. was b. in Hubbardston,
■where he res. at the time of his marriage, but rem. to Hk. before Oct. 1838,
and res. near the Barre hne, at the phice marked " M. Peck " on the 11. Map.

He was a blacksmith, and d. 13 A]). 1855, a. 55. His w. Mary m. Clark,

and d. at So. Abington, 4 Feb. 1881, a. 75.

2. Samuel Dexteh, prob. s. of Milton (1), by w. Sarah A., had Willie
Dexter, b. 18 Nov. 18G1; a son b. 16 Ap. 1866.

3. S. E. WiLLARD, s. of Milton (1), m. Almena Austin of Hubbardston 30
Ap. 1862, and had Walter Lewis, b. 14 May 1878, and perhaps others at an
earlier date.

4. William C, s. of Milton (1), m. Hannah Atwood 11 Mar. 1862, and
had Nellie Emily, b. 22 Aug. 1866; Mattie L., b. 6 Nov. 1871.

Ann, wid. of Robert M., and dau. of Hon. Joseph Allen of Wore, m. Sam-
uel Hinkley 18 Mar. 1817, and d. 29 June 1828, a. 49.

Peikce, Seth, ra. Huldali Sampson of Middleboi'ough 9 Nov. 1769; she d,
here 15 Mar. 1793, a. 43, and he m. Rebecca, dau. of Col. Timothy Paisje, 22
Dec. 1793; she d. 2 Aug. 1795, a. 26, and he m. Abigail Hinkley of Brk. 19
Jan. 1797; she d. 30 Dec. 1797, a. 37, and he m. Mary McFarland of Wore.
16 Ap. 1799, who survived him, and returned to Worcester. His chil. were

Martha, b. 1770, m. David Paige 23 Aug. 1792, and d. 31 July 1844;

Polly, b. 17 74, ni. Ashbel Rice 15 Sep. 1793, and d. 7 June 1802; Seth, b.

, a merchant in Boston, d. unm. ; Sampson, b. 1 778 ; Betsey, b. —

Feb. 1782, m. Dr. David Billings, pub. 6 Ap. 1806, and d. 1 Feb. 1857; a

child b. and d. in 1795; Abigail, h. 1797, m. Hotchkiss, went to

England, and d. there. Seth the f. was s. of Ebenezer, and was b. in Middle-
borough (now Lakeville), about 1 747. He rem. early to Shutesbury, and thence
to Hk. before 1793. He bought, 24 Mar. 1797, the estate marked "Mr. J.
Mixter " on the R. Map (previously the x'esidence of Maj. Martin Kinsley, and
afterwards of Jason ]Mixter, Esq.), where he died 25 Feb. 1809. ''His death
"was occasioned by accidentally sticking a pen-knife into his knee. He was a
private soldier in the company of ' minute-men ' at Middleborouirh, com-
manded by Capt. Nathaniel Wood, and promptly responded at the Lexington
alarm ; and he afterwards conuuanded a conq^any in the patriot army of the
Revolution, which company was raised in the towns of Northfield, Shutesbury,
Leverett, and New Salem. At the reorganization of the militia in 1781 he
received the commission of captain of the local or standing company of infan-
try at Shutesbury. He was one of the selectmen of Shutesbury four years,
and representative to the General Court from Hardwick in 1806." Peirce
Family, p. 70. It may be added thai he was a selectman in Hk. three years,
1803-5. Four head-stones, standing side by side in the old cemetery,
mark the place where Capt. Peirce and three of his wives were buried.

2. Sampson, s. of Seth (1), m. Fanny Nichols of N. Br., and had Mary,

b. , m. David Lee of Barre, aiul prob. others. Sampson the f. res. at

N. Br. and d. 8 July 1843, a. 65; his w. Fanny m. David Paige, pub. 15 Aug.
1845, and d. 24 Ap' 1866, a. 84.

3. Samuel A., by w. Ruana, had Mary Ann, b. 26 July 1848.

4. IsA.\c, tn. Sarah A. ; she d. 4 July 1858, a. 28, and he m. Mrs. Mi-
randa Whitney 27 Ap. 1862. He had a son b. 24 Oct. 1851; James Henry,
b. 13 July 1856.

5. Waldo, m. Abbie A. (or Almira) Bassett 15 Sep. 1861, andh ad Min-
nie Gertrude, b. 16 Mar. 1862, d. 31 Jan. 1864.

Maky, m. Holland Weeks, pub. 2 Feb. 1772. James, m. Susanna Mer-
rick 20 Nov. 1785. Submit, m. Calvin Griffin, pub. 20 Oct. 1793. Fanny,



452 PEIRCE — PERRY.

m. Israel Tliomas of Gr., pub. 30 Nov. 1797. Eliza, m. William Pepper of
N. Br. 27 Feb. 1825. Chester, m. Abigail P. Marsh of Ware, pub. 17 Feb.
1831. Sktii, m. Fidelia Bassett 21 Sep. 1831. Granger, m. Mercy Stock-
well of Presc, pub. 28 Jan. 1832. Tirzah, L., ui. Stephen E. Newton 27
Dec. 184!). RuFUS J. of N. Br. m. Sarah E. Nye 16 Ap. 1860. Ellen A.,
m. George 1). Campbell of Ware 19 Nov. 1862.

PexnTman, Elias, s. of Lieut. Samuel of Milford, was born 1 Dec. 1748,
and m. Ann, dau. of Capt. Ebenezer Jenks of Providence, 8 Dec. 1773. Their
chil. were Chiron, b. 8 Jan. 17 75; Obadiah, b. 1 Nov. 1776, d. in Troy, N. Y.,
14 Sep. 1820; William Comstock, b. 12 July 1778, d. in Spencertown, N. Y.,

; Silvanus Jenks, b. 10 Feb. 1781, d. in Albany, N. Y., 7 Feb. 1852 ; John

Eitto, b. 30 Jan. 1783, a portrait painter, d. in New York ; Huldah, b. 20

Ap. 1785, d. 23 Aug. 1786; EUas, b. 29 May 1787, d. here 3 Sep. 1811 (the
foregoing were all born in Milford) ; J^'oHC^, b. in Providence 16 Feb. 1789;
Sally, h. in Upton 3 Sep. 1792, m. Franklin Ruggles 21 or 22 Nov. 1812, and
d. 3 Ap. 1864; Arthur Fenner, b. in Hk. 25 Oct. (obliterated), d. 23 Sep. 1795;
Mary, b. in Pittsfield, Mar. — (obliterated), m. Jesse Bliss, Esq., of W. Brk.,
21 Sep. 1818, and d. 28 Jan. 1837. Elias the f. was a physician, res. in Mil-
ford until about 1 788, and after a short residence in Providence and Upton,
rem. to Ilk. about 1793. He res. first near the Old Furnace, at the ])lace
marked " E. Trow " on the R. Map, and afterwards on the southerly side of
the turnpike, where it crosses Muddy Brook, at the place marked " C.
Spooner." During many of his later years he was insane, in consequence, it
is said, of a severe blow on his head, received in falling down a stairway.
He was perfectly harmless; yet I remember that the children were shy of his
cane with its formidable ram's-horn head. He d. 9 Feb. 1830, a. 81; his w.
Ann survived him only three days, a'nd d. 12 Feb. 1830, a. 76.

2. Chiron, s. of Elias (1), m. Olive, dau. of Samuel Whipple, 17 Jan. 1797,
at which time he res. in St. Johnsbury, Vt. ; he d. before 22 Oct. 1815, at
which time his wid. Olive presented for baptism, in Hk., her children, John
Jiitto, Elias, and Anson Whipple.

Laura, an adult, bap. 25 June 1820, may possibly have been a dau. of
Chiron and Olive. Mary, m. John Dean, pub. 15 Sep'. 1822. Sarah F., m.
Zenas II. Dexter 19 May 1831.

Pepper, Joseph, was an early inhabitant, and prob. res. on the east side of
the river, in what is now New Braintree, where the name long continued. He
had Sarah, bap. 1 May 1748; Joseph, bap. 24 June 1753.

2. Elrridge, by w. Hannah A., had EUaM., b. 22 June 1861. Elcridge
the f. d. 23 Nov. 1863, a. 39.

3. Edward AV., by w. Mary, had a son b. 26 Dec. 1865.

4. AsiiREL, by w. Martha M., had Frances Maria, b. 6 May 1867 ; Luoj Jane,
b. 7 Dec. 1868.

Sarah, of Warren, m. Brigham Aiken 16 Ap. 1846, and d. s. p. 11 Nov.
1859, a. 47.

Perkins, James, m. Rhoda, dau. of George Paige, 7 Ap. 1791 ; she d. 8 Sep.
1835, a. 75, and he m. Hannah, dau. of Timothy Fay 23 Mar. 1837. He was
a farmer, and res. about two miles north of the Common, at the jilace marked
"J. Perkins " on the R. Map, where he d. s. p. 22 July 1845, a. 80. His w.
Hannah d. 24 Mar. 1855, a. 63.

David and family, and Nathan and family, came here from Bridgewater,
in 1770. Joseph, d. 26 Jan. 1791, a. 20. Ambrose, d. 29 Ap. 1816, a. 69.
JosiAii, d. unm. 23 Aug. 1848, a. 81. These three were prob. brothers of
James (1). Elizabeth, of Brk., m. Thomas Stevens, pub. 15 Jan. 1748-9.
Elizabeth, of N. Br., m. Reuben Fay 11 June 1767. Deborah, m. Samuel
Lynde 19 Mar. 1772. John, m. Sarah White 23 July 1777. William, Jr.,
m. Anna Milliard, 23 Mar. 1780. Abner, m. Polly Shays 21 Jan. 1783.
Jesse, m. Mary Rice 25 Ap. 1819.

Perry, Ezra, of Sandwich, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Burge, 12 Feb.
1652. In his will, dated iQ Oct. 1689, and jn-ovcd 18 Ap. 1690, he names wife
Elizabeth, and chil. Ezra (b. 11 Feb. 1653); Dehorak (b. 25 Nov. 1654), wife



PERRY — PHINNEY. 453

of Setli Pope; John (b. 1 Jan. 1657); Samuel (b. 15 Mar. 1667); Benjamin
(b. 15 Jan. 1670); Remember (a dan., b. 1 Jan. 1676 or 1677) ; Sarah, wife of
Ephraim Smith.

2. Ezra, of Sandwich, s. of Ezra (1), in his will, dated 21 Oct. 1728, and
proved 10 Feb. 1729-30, names wife Rebecca, chil. Ebenezer; Ezra; Samuel ;
Marij ; Hannah; Rebecca, yvife of Jonathan Washburn; Patience; Freelove ;
and grandchil. Samuel and Edward Maxom. He devised land in Rochester to
his son Ebenezer.

3. Ebexezkr, s. of Ezra (2), m. Judah Savory in Rochester, where he had
Ebenezer and Mary, twins, b. 21 i\Iay 1718; Susanna, b. 6 July 1722; Samuel,
b. 16 Sep. 1724.

4. Ebexezer, s. of Ebenezer (3), m. Abigail Hammond at Rochester 11
Jan. 1749-50, and had Nathan, b. at Roch. 20 Sep. 1751. By a former wife

he had Mary, b. 1743, m. Capt. Daniel Egery of Dartmouth, and d. here

16 Sep. 1795, a. 52; and also a son wlio res. at Barre, and was grandfather of
the late Dr. Marshall S. Perry. Ebenezer the f. rem. to Hk. about 1778,
and prob. res. at or near the place which was afterwards the homestead of his
grandson, Ebenezer Perry, Esq. He is said to have m. a third wife, who sur-
vived him, and prob. res. with his son Nathan, whose chil. she instructed in
their youth ; she is supposed to have been the Mrs. Elizabeth Perry who d. 8
Feb. 1792, a. 79.

5. Nathax, s. of Ebenezer (4), rem. to Hk. with his father about 1778; his
chil. were Nathaniel, b. about 1778, d. in Hk. 26 Nov. 1820, a. 42; Stephen, b.
about 1780, rem. early from the town; Ebenezer, b. 10 Dec. 1782; Nathan, h.

27 Feb. 1784; and prob. Abigail, h. , and d. 2 Sep. 1798, a. 12 years and

5 months. Nathax the f. d. 14 June 1815, a. 63.

6. Ebenezer, s. of Nathan (5), m. Mercy Atwood of Brewster, pub. 3 May
1807, and liad Benjamin Freeman, b. 4 Sep. 1808, d. at San Francisco, Cal, 28
Nov. 1872; Abigail, b. 22 or 24 Aug. 1810, d. unm. 1 June 1832 ; Jerusha, b.
23 Aug. 1812, m. Charles Yokes 10 or 29 Oct. 1844, and d. 30 May 1877;
Anson Luce, b. 1 May 1817, d. at Meriden, Conn., 19 Mar. 1853; Mary, b. 8
Nov. 1819, m. Aaron Lawrence 28 Dec. 1843; Adeliza T., b. 27 J:in. 1822, a
teacher, res. unm. in Worcester. Ebenezer the f. was a carpenter and school-
teacher ; he possessed a strong and cultivated mind, great energy of piu'pose,
and unswerving integrity. He was selectman four years and assessor eleven
years. He res. on the Barre road, at the place marked " E. Perry " on the R.
Map, where he d. 27 June 1845, a, 63 ; his w. Mercy d. 4 Sep. 1865, a. 81.

7. Nathan, s. of Nathan (5), m. Sarah Hudson of Ware, pub. 22 Nov.
1807, and had William Hudson, b. 4 Nov. 1808, d. at Bangor, Me., 4 May 1877;
Arthur Clark, b. 5 Feb. 1811; Stephen, b. 2 Dec. 1812; Nathan, h. 20 July
1816 ; Charles, b. 10 Feb. 1818. Nathan the f. rem. to Bangor, Me., and d.
21 Sep. 1865.

8. Thomas, a cordwainer, by wife Martha, had Mary, bap. 23 July 1738.
He. rem. to Rehoboth before 29 Sep. 1740.

9. Cyrus, m. Nancy Goodspeed 2 Aug. 1795, and had Abigail, b. 1 798,

d. 7 Jan. 1802, a. 3 years and 2 months.

10. William A., m. Lucy A., dau. of James Browning, 13 Nov. 1850, and
had William Elmer, b. 26 Oct. 1851; Charles A., b. 22 Oct.l855; Harriet Eliza-
beth, b. 26 Dec. 1860; Marion, b. 7 Mar. 1866. William A. the f. res. on the
Pet. road, a few rods north from the Common.

Joseph, d. 24 Sep. 1796, a. nearlv 72. Hannah, of Barre, m. John Jenney,
Jr., 10 Ap. 1788. Nathaniel, of Pittsford, Vt., m. Nabby Hammond 17 Oct.
1793. Dr. Freeman, of Taunton, m. Nancy Ruggles, pub. 6 May 1795.

Phelps, Andrew, by w. Sarah, had William Henry, b. 28 Feb. 1844.

E. Augusta, of Ware, m. Albert E. Knight, pub. 10 Ap. 1841. Ansel, Jr.,
of Ware, m. Lydia Paige 30 Sep. 1841. Polly, m. Joseph Wright 4 Nov.
1852. William H., of Putnam, Conn., m. Lura M. Tourtellotte 24 Dec.
1873.

Phinney, John, s. of John of Scituate, resided successively at Plymouth,
Barnstable, and Bristol, R. L He had three wives and eight children, the
eldest of whom was John, b. at Plymouth 24 Dec. 1638.



454 PHINNEY — POPE.

2. John, s. of John (1), res. in Barnstable; he m. Mary Rollers 10 Aug.
1664, and had thirteen chiUh'on, of whom the fourth was TIio7na!f,h. — Jan.
16 72.

3. Thomas, s. of John (2), res. in Barns., ni. widow Sarah Butler 25 Aug.
1698, and had GersJwm, b. 25 Mar. 1700; Thomas, b. 17 Feb. 1702-3;
Abigail, b. 1704 ; James, b. 15 Ap. 1706; Mar;/, b. 1708.1

4. Gkkshoji, s. of Thomas (.S), m. Rebecca, dau. of Stephen Grifhth, 2&
July 1725, and had Gershom, b. 7 :May 1726; Lazarus, b. 7 Mar. 1728-9;
Sarah, b. 28 Feb. 1730-1 ; Isaac, b. 10 May 1733; Rebecca, b. 17 Ap. 1736;
Temperance, b. 9 July 1738; Mehitable, b. 30 Oct. 1740 ; James, b. 1 Ap.
1742; Seth, bap. 14 July 1745; 7^/«or/a, bap. 27 Mar. 1748. Gershom the
f. res. in that ])art of Harwich which is now Brewster ; in his will, dated 4 Dec.
1761, and proved 7 Sep. 1762, his w. Rebecca and his ten children are named
as then living.

5. Gkrsiiom, s. of Gershom (4), m. Thankful , and had Lucy, bap.

23 June 17 51; Zenas, bap. 29 Oct. 1752, and born 24 Sep. 1752, accord-
ing to his own family record. Gershom the f. res. in Harwich (Brewster),
but the date of his death is not ascertained.

6. Isaac, prob. s. of Gershom (4), early rem. to Hardwick, where he had
Heman, b. 2 Aug. 1754; David, h. 28 Mar. 1756 ; Mary, b. 18 Nov. 1758;
Sarah, b. 8 Aug. 1760; Temperance, b. 31 Mar. 1762 (bap. 8 May 1763);
Isaac, b. 1 May 1764 (bap. 2 June 1765); Nathan, b. 14 Aug. 1766 (bap.
20 Sep. 1767). The dates of baptism indicate an error of one year in the
dates of birth of the three younger children. Isaac the f. was here as
late as 9 Oct. 1770, when he bought land of Thomas Freeman ; he prob. rem.
soon afterwards.

7. Zenas, s. of Gershom (5), m. Sarah, dau. of Lemuel Berry, and had,
at Harwich (now Brewster), Thankful, b. 19 June 1781, ni. Ephraim Ila^-kell,
Jr., 24 Oct. 1805, and d. 15 Nov. 1841; Lyilia, h. 12 Feb. 1783, m. Gardner
Ruggles 2 Dec. 1804, and d. 23 Sep. 1833; Patty, b. 12 Nov. 1784, m. David
Aiken 24 Ap. 1805, and d. 16 or 17 Ap. 1877; 'Sally, b. 6 May 1787, d. 13
June 1787; Lucy, h. 12 Aug. 1788, m. Luke Bartlett 7 Dec. 1817 ; Zenas, b.
28 Jan. 1792, d. 17 Feb. \fd2 ; Salhj, b. 20 Jan. 1793, d. 7 Feb. 1793 ; Zenas,
b. 10 Jan. 1794, rem. to Rhode Island. Zexas the f. in early life was a ship-
master, and was taken prisoner by the British during the Revolution. He
rem. to Hk. in Ap. 1797, and devoted himself to farming during the remainder
of his jiatriarclial life, retaining remarkal)le activity both of body and of mind
until extreme old age, and his perfectly erect form to the very last. He res. on
the road to Gilbertville, at the place marked " Z. Phinney," where he d. 4
Mar. 1848, a. 95 years and 5 months ; his w. Sarah d. 20 Dec. 1832, a. 76.

Paldiah and family came here from Bridgewater in 1770.

Pike, Elisiia, m. Anna Kerley 29 Nov. 1744, and had Siimuel, h. 3 July
1745, prob. m. Nab by Snow of Sutton, 17 Dec. 1778; Elisha,h. 18 Ap. 1747.
Elisiia the f. was a farmer, res. in the northwesterly part of the town, and
d. 29 Dec. 1749; his administrator sold the farm to Nathan Sprout 6 Dec. 1756.

2. Timothy, by w. Hannah, had Sarah, h. 29 Mar. 1756; Simeon, b. 7
Nov. 1759.

Jabkz, m. Rebecca Elwell 7 Mar. 1791. Abigail, m. Daniel Tenney of
Ware 16 Oct. 1803. Polly, m. Chandler Woods 19 Feb. 1806. Samuel, m.
Jane Small of Tiuro, pub. 8 Oct. 1810. S.vmukl, of Tolland, Conn., m. Hope
C. Leonard, 3 Nov. 1831. Bopicea, ni. Ansel W. Thayer 12 Dec. 1854.
Mary A., of Pet., m. Sewall B. Nye, pub. 6 Ap. 1855.

Pope, Rukl's S., was pastor of tlie Universalist Society from April 1840
to April 1843. He was b. in Stoughton 2 Ap. 1809, m. Sarah B. Park-
hurst at Milt'ord 8 Nov. 1835, and had George Henry, b. in Sterling 31 Jan.
1837, d. 12 Oct. 1837; Ellen Augusta, b. in Sterling 14 Oct. 1838; Charles
Greemcootl, b. in Hardwick 18 Nov. 1840, grad. Tufts Coll. 1861, a success-
ful lawyer in Cambridge, but res. in Somerville, of which city he has been a

1 Thus far the facts concerning the Phinney family are gleaned from Freeman's
History of Cape Cud.



POPE — POWERS. 455

represpntative in the General Court and President of the Common Council;
he m. Josephine H. Cole of Somerville; also, in Ilyannis, Millon Granville,
b. 15 Julv 1845, d. unm. at Campton, N. H., 22 Aug. 1868; Rufas Spur, b. 23
Sep. 1847, d. unm. 12 Feb. 18G8 ; Elwijn Herbert, b. 13 Oct. 1849, m. Ada M.
Adsit, and res. in Traverse City, Mich. ; Sarah Hale, b. 1 Nov, 1851, m.
Francis A. Gorham 27 June 187G. Rufus S. the f. rem. to Hyannis, •where
he d. 5 June 1882.

Powers, Jkremiah, one of the pioneers, by w. Hannah, had prob. Jere-
miah, b. about 1732 ; Eunice, b. 14 Feb. 1734-5; haac, b. 21 Feb. 1736-7
m. Abioail Clark of Brinif., 21 July 1765; Aaron, b. — June 1739, m, Han-
nah Goodnow 10 Mar. 1768; Esther, b. 29 May 1741; Elizabeth, bap. 5 June
1743.

2. Pnixp;AS, another pioneer, came here from Willington, Conn., in 1734, and,
by w. IMartlia, had Phineas, h. about 1729 ; Martha, b. about 1731, m. Joseph
Safford 26 Oct. 1753, and d, at Woodstock, Vt., 31 Mar. 1804, a. 73 ; William,
b. 15 July 1734; Stephen, b. 15 Mai-. 1735-6; Abraham, b. 4 May 1738, ni.
Rachel Carpenter of Coventry. Conn., pub. 1 Dec. 1759, and was a soldier in
the French War; Mary, b. 24 Mar. 1740; Sarah, b. 9 Aug. 1744, ni. Moses
Whitcomb 4 Nov. 1762; Thomas, b. 18 Mar. 1746-7; perhaps the same who
was a prominent inhabitant of Greenwich, familiarly known as Colonel
Powers; il/^rcy, b. 17 Aug. 1749, m. William Fuller of N. Br. 3 Dec. 1767.

3. JosEi>u, of Quobbin (whether brother to either or both of the foregoing
I know not), m. Abigial, prob. dau. of Caleb Benjamin, 25 Dec. 1751, and had
Susanna and Abie/ail, both bap. here 12 Sep. 1756; Asenuth, bap. 24 Sep.
1758; Mary, b. 5 Oct. 1760 ; Joseph, bap. 26 June 1763.

4. Jeremiah, prob. s. of Jeremiah (1), by w. Elizabeth, had 7)f)////, bap.
15 Aug. 1756; Elizabeth, bap. 3 Sep. 1758. Jeremiah the f. prob rem. to
Greenwich.

5. Aarox, s. of Jeremiah (1), by w. Hannah had Stephen, b. 16 Sep. 1768.

6. Phineas, s. of Phineas (2), m. Elizabeth Allen of Ware, 15 Dec. 1751,
and had Amisa (Amasa?) ; Mary: Lydia, m. Samuel Pratt 31 Jan. 1774;
Eunice, m. Ephraim Pratt, pub. 17 June 1782; these four chil. were bap. here
7 Sep. 1760. Phineas the f. served in the French War, and perhaps rem. to
Woodstock, Vt.

7. William, s. of Phineas (2), m. Elizabeth Whitcomb at Rochester 16
Nov. 1758, and had William; Joanna; Sarah ; all bap. here 24 Nov. 1771. Jo-
anna prob. m. Silas Marsh of Western (AVarren) 4 Aug. 1787, and Sarah
prob. m. Zebadiah Johnson, Jr., 9 Feb. 1791. William the f. served in the
French War.

8. Stephen', s. of Phineas (2), m. Lydia Drew of Halifax, Mass., and had

(perhaps not precisely in this order) Lydia, b. , m. Robert Paddock of

Barre, Vt., and d. in 1815, a. 43; Mary, b. , m. Jason Richardson of

Woodstock, Vt.; Susanna, b. •, d. unm. 2 Dec. 1777, a. 17; Stephen, b.

, m. Sally Perry, was father of the famous sculptor, Hiram Powers, rem.

to Cincinnati in 1818, and d. there; John Dreiv, b. 16 Nov. 1769, by two
wives had si.K sons and two daugliters ; he was the successor of his father as
a physician in Woodstock, Vt., where he d. 26 Mar. 1855, and was succeeded,
in the same profession, by his fourth son. Dr. Thomas Eleazar Powers.
Stephen the f. studied medicine in Hardwick, commenced practice in Mid-
dleborough, ]\Iass., where all his chil. are supposed to have l)een born, and
thence rem. to Woodstock, Vt., in 1774, where he was the fii'st resident phy-
sician. He d. 27 Nov. 1809 ; his w. Lydia d. 29 Aug. 1823, a. 88. i

9. Lysander, m. Hannah, dau. of Ichabod Dexter, pub. 21 May 1842, and
had Joel Lysander, b. 12 Nov. 1843, m. Jennie E. Knight 1 Jan. 1866, and has
been assessor for the last eii!;ht years; Frank, b. 19 Sep. 1846, m. Anna K._
Garney of Marblehead 6 Nov. 1872 (she d. 11 Sep. 1873, a. 30); Elmer D.,'
b. 12 Dec. 1853, m. Anna W. Conant of Barre 29 June 1875. Lysander the



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