Lucius R. (Lucius Robinson) Paige.

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deceased before its date.

9. Joseph, s. of James (4), m. Lucy, dau. of Samuel Rnggles of Barre, 16
Feb. 1780, and had William, b. 24 Oct. 1781; Sarah, b. 25 May 1788, m. Lewis
Howe, pub. 21 Aug. 1808, and (2d) Hon. John I\L Niles of Hartford 17 June
1824; James, b. 7 Ap. 1792; Joseph, b. 20 June 1796; Lucy, b. 23 Oct. 1802,
d. 25 Mar. 1803. Joseph the f. was a thrifty farmer, res. on the very pro-
ductive homestead, and d. 23 Ap. 1836, a. 91; his w. Lucy d. 4 Aug. 1826,

a. 68.

10. Benmamix, s. of James (4), res. in Barre; his will, dated 3 Sep. 1793,
with a codicil, 3 Sep. 1799, was proved 1 Oct. 1799. In it are named wife
Hannah, and c\n\. Anna Gates; Susanna Henry; James; Benjamin; Hannah,
■wife of Orin Trow; Joseph; John; Josiah ; Moses; Cushman; Ebenezer; and
Daniel Foster.

11. Samuel, s. of Samuel (5), m. Abigail, prob. dau. of Edward Doty (and
sister of Zurishaddai), pub. 10 Ap. 1762, and had /a?«es, b. 1 Ap. 1764; Betsey,

b. 25 July 1766, m. David Weeks 22 May 1783; Isaac, b. 14 July 17G9; Sam-
uel, h. 12 Sep. 1771.

12. Joseph, s. of Samuel (5), m. Sarah, dau. of Isaac Clark, 30 Sep. 1773,
and had Cinderilla, h. 10 Feb. 1780, m. Zenas Cobb 1 Dec. 1803, and d. 9 May
1804; Joseph, b. 21 June 1782.; Thomas Holt, b. — Mar. 1791, d. 13 Jan. 1792;
Arminda, bap. 31 Mar. 1793. Joseph the f. was a miller, and res. on the road
to Gilliertville, a few rods north of the spot marked " Wid. Howard " on the
R. Map, having charge of the grist-mill at that place. He d. 6 June 1799, a.
47; his w. Sarah m. James Blair of Western (now Warren) 26 Mar. 1805;
after his death she returned to Ilk., res. with her son Joseph, and d. 16 Dec.
1844, a. 87,

13. Dexison, s. of Thomas (6), m. Millecent, dau. of Rev. Robert Cutler
of Gr., pub. 10 Ap. 1769; she d. 5 July 1798, and he m. Elizabeth Hyde of
Lenox about 1801. His chil. were Mary, b. 18 Oct. 1769, m. Ali)heus Prince,
and d. s. p. 11 Sep. 1829; Alice, b. 1 July 1771, m. Daniel Felshaw, and d. 1
Feb. 1792; Hannah, b. 10 June 1773, d. unm. 7 July 1796; Josiah Quincy, b.
31 July 1775; Sophia, b. 19 Aug. 1778, d. unm. 12 May 1855; Denison, b. 29
Dec. 1780 ; Robert Cutler, b. 12 Mar. 1 785 ; Thomas, b. 20 Dec. 1 787. Denisox
the f. was a farmer; he was sergeant of Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's company of
minute-men which marched to Cambridge on the "Lexington alarm" in A])ril

17 75, and was comnussioned captain of the second company of militia in Ilk.
11 June 1778; he was a member also of the important Committee of Corre-
spondence in 1778. About 1780 he rem. to Windsor, and res. there for several



474 ROBINSON.

yciirs; late in life he followed his sons to Adams, where he d. 17 Nov. 1827,
a. 81 ; his w. Elizaheth d. about 1829.

14. Thomas, s. of Thomas ((!), ni. Rebecca, dau. of John Paijre, 11 Ap.
1776, and had Prudence, b. 4 Oct. 1778, d. unm. 20 Autr. 1832; Man/,h. 6
Oct. 1780, ni. Giles Bronson, and d. 15 May 1842; TJiomas, b. 2.3 Nov.' 1782;
a son h. 30 Dee. 1784, lived onlv one day; John Paige, b. 7 Jan. 178G; Rebecca,
h. 3 Nov. 1787, m. William Col'jb, and (2d) Eliphaz Case; she d. 4 July 1872;
Davitl, b. 7 Oct. 1790; Alice, b. 2 Nov. 1792, m. Giles Case, Jr., and d. 13
May 1844; MiUecent, b. 7 INIar. 1795, d. unm. 7 Sep. 1814; Warner, b. 11 May
1797, a lawyer, d. unm. at Alexander, N. Y., 22 Jan. 1827; Denison, h. 2 June
1800. Thomas the f. was a farmer. He was one of the " minute-men " who
marched to Cambridge at the commencement of hostilities, 19 A]i. 1775, and
was a sergeant in Capt. Samuel Dexter's company, at the Roxbui-y Camp, in
Jan. 17 7G, and also sergeant in the company of Capt. Timothy Paige, which
marched "to Bennington in an alarm," in Aug. 1777. He rem. from Hk. to
Windsor about 1785, returned about 1791, and in 1799 rem. to Onondaga,
N. Y., then nearly on the western frontier of civilization. He res. in that part
of the town now known as Hewlett Hill, on a productive farm, and in a re-
markably harmonious neighborhood. His nearest neighbor was Giles Case, an
emigrant from Connecticut; four children of each family intermarried with
each other, and many of their posterity still remain in Onondaga and the
region round about. He d. 31 Aug. 1815, a. 62; his w. Rebecca d. 3 Oct. 1828,

a. nearly 71.

15. Denison, s. of Denison (7), m. Dorcas Allen 30 Dec. 1790, and had
Hannah, b. 28 May 1792; Daniel, b. 2 May 1795; Harriet, h. A Oct. 1798;
Denison Allen, b. 17 Aug. 1800, res. in Barre, where he d. 6 Nov. 1880; Eunice
Putnam, b. 23 Jan. 1803; Aahbij, b. 15 July 1804; Louisa, b. 17 Sep. 1806.
Denison the f., a farmer, res. on the homestead in Barre, near the Ilardwick
line, and d. 14 Ap. 1858, a. nearly 95; his w. Dorcas d. 21 i\Iay 1838, a. 70.

16. Eli.taii, s. of Denison (7), m. Barhsheba Nye, pub. 31 May 1786, and
had Samuel Piuggles, b. 14 Oct. 1788 ; Nancy, b. 15 Aug. 1790 ; Denison, b.
25 Jan. 1796.

17. William, s. of Joseph (9), m. Marv, dau. of Jonathan Warner 28
Nov. 1809, and had William, b. 30 Sep. ISlO, m. Harriet N. Bemis 7 Nov.
1839; Marg, b. 20 Feb. 1813, m. Harrison Harwood 22 Nov. 1832 ; SaJlfi, b.
21 Nov. 1815, m. Samuel Smith, 17 Aug. 1841, and d. 29 Aug. 1863 ; Maria,

b. 5 Dec. 1818, m. Moses Ruggles 26 May 1841, devoted a portion of her time
and attention to the practice of medicine; Lucy, b. 27 Ap. 1822, m. Charles
Bacon 31 Oct. 1844; Hannah, b. 10 Jan. 1827^ m. Alexander W. Ellsworth
6 Ap. 1853; James, b. 2 Dec. 1830, d. 25 Nov. 1832; Charles, b. 29 July 1834,
m. Mary Henry 21 May 1860. William the f. early settled in Barre, and
for several years kept a tavern on the Common. He d. 21 Aug. 1862, a. nearly
81 ; his w. Mary d. 13 Oct. 1866, a. about 77.

18. Joseph, s. of Joseph (9), m. Ann IMaria, dau. of Nathan Ruggles of
Hartford, Conn., 11 Dec. 1821; she d. 14 Dec. 1822, and he m. Caroline C,
dau. of Capt. Seth Banister of Brookfield, 2 Feb. 1826. His chil. were
Catherine Maria, b. 18 Nov. 1822, m. James Gallier, at Charleston, S. C, 23
June 1850; both she and her husband were lost on their passage from New
York to New Orleans on board the steamer Evening Star, which foundered at
sea 3 Oct. 1866; Joseph Ruggles, b. 16 Jan. \i>21 ;" Seth Banister, b. 14 ^lar.

1828, m. Carrie M. Lee of New York 12 June 1860; Lewis Howe, b. 7 Oct.

1829, d. 7 Oct. 1848; John Niles, b. 29 Mar. 1833, m. Elizabeth Brown of
Brimlield 17 May 1859; Eliza A.,h. 7 May 1842; William A., h. 18 Jan.
1847, d. 27 Aug. 1848. Joseph the f. was a farmer, and res. on the home-
stead in Ilk. until about 1840, when he rem. to Barre. , He Avas a selectman
1827, 1S28, and 1830, and colonel of a regiment of cavalry. He d. 10 July
1877, a. 81; his w. Caroline C. (1). 6 Jan. 1.S06) d. 11 July 1879.

19. Joseph, s. of Joseph (12), m. Rachel, dau. of Capt. Elijah Warner,
2 Ap. 1«11, and had Joseph Warner, h. 1 Sep. 1814; Eli/ah Warner, b. 31
Jan. 1821, m. Elizabeth Eunice, dau. of Asa Clark, 23 Oct. 1855; she d. 19



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Mar. 1881 ; Jason Mixter, h. 6 Oct. 1822, res. on the homestead; Harriet
Jane, b. 6 Ap. 1831, in. William Browninoj 5 Ap. 1849 ; he d. IG ]\lar. 18.58,
and she m. Albert E. Kniglit 5 Ap. 186G, and d. 16 Sep. 1860; Sarah M.,

b. 1834, m. Joseph R. Robinson 20 Jnne 1854. Joseph the f. was a

fanner, and for severnl years cultivated the General AVarner farm in the
centre of the town (now owned by Mv. Frazier Paige), where also he kept a
tavern : he afterwards bought the Jennoy farm, on the road to Ware, about
two miles and three quarters from the Common, marked " J. Robinson " on
the R. Map, where he res. during the remainder of his life. He was a select-
man three years, and d. 23 Oct. 1854, a. 72; his w. Rachel d. 6 Oct. 1863,
a. 75.

20. JosiAH QuixcY, s. of Denison (13), m. Sally Brown 23 July 1797,
and had Daniel Denison, b. 29 Ap. 1798, a lawyer in Adams, m. Amelia
Bowles, had son Josiah Qiiincy, and d. 14 Oct. 1827; Benjamin Franklin, b.
3 Dec. 1801, m. Eliza B. Whitmore, a merchant and civil magistrate, res. in
Adams (now North Adams). Josiah Quincy the f., born in Ilardwick, was
carried with the family to Windsor, and there worked on the farm until he
attained manhood, lie was afterwards a successful merchant and civil mag-
istrate in Adams, and still later in North Adams, where he d, 29 Aug. 1856,

a. 80; his w. Sally d. 14 Mar. 1856.

21. Denisox, s. of Denison (13), m. Lydia Jenks, and had Robert Jenks,

b. , who settled in Vermont. Denison the f. commenced business, with

a fair prospect of success, but died prematurely 27 Nov. 1807, a. not quite
27 years.

22. Robert Cutler, s. of Denison (13), m. Sophia, dau. of Rev. James
Brings of Cummington, and had Albert Denison, b. 5 Sep. 1809, m. Amy
Kelley 12 Feb. 1833; Clara Anne, b. 10 July 1812, m. James E. Marshall, of
Bradford, England, 11 Sep. 1839, res. in Sandusky, O.; Harriet S., b. 17
Jan. 1820, m. Joseph P. Merriam 31 Oct. 1846; Bobert Henry, h. 24 July
1824, m. Mary Cone 27 June 1849; JManj Elizabeth, b. 14 Oct. 1826, m.
George P. Dickinson 27 June 1849; George, b. 10 June 1830, d. (drowned)
17 June 1851. Robert Cutler the f. was a skilful physician in Adams,
Cummington, and North Adams; he d. 10 May 1846, a. 61; his w. Sophia d.
25 Sep. 1874, a. 86.

23. Thomas, s. of Denison (13), b. in Windsor, m. Nancy Wells 13 May
1812; she d. — Mar. 1827, and he m. Catherine McLeod — Sep. 1829. His
chil. were Millecent Cutler, b. 12 Ap. 1813, m. F. O. Sayles, Esq., and d. 31
Jan. 1852; Ann Eliza, b. 29 Ap. 1815, m. Dr. Nathan Snell Babbitt; Mary
Sophia, b. 16 May 1817, m. Jackson Mason of Richmond, Vt. ; James Thomas,
b. 6 Sep. 1822, a lawyer, a senator, clerk of the Constitutional Convention,
1853, and judge of probate for Berkshire County; received from W. C. tlie
honorary degree of A. M. in 1855; he m. Clara Briggs, and his only surviv-
ing son, Arthur, b. 15 Mar. 1847, grad. W. C. 1870, is associated with him in
the publication of the Adams Transcript; Nancy W., h. 20 June 1826, d. 13
Oct. 182C; Alexander McLeod, b. 8 Sep. 1830; Margaret Maria, b. 14 Mar.
1833, m. Lyndon Smith of Terre Haute, Ind. ; Elizabeth Rupalee, b. 5 Aug.
1836, m. Albert R. Smith; John. Cutler, h. 4 Oct. 1839, a captain of volunteers
in the War of the Rebellion; Charles Henry, b. 2 Sep. 1841; William Deni-
son, b. 1 Aug. 1844. Thomas the f. was a lawyer, and held a high rank at
the Berkshire Bar; he received from AV. C. the honorary degree of A. M. in
1828; he res. in Adams, and afterwards in North Adams, where he d. 3 Oct.
1867, a. nearly 80; his w. Catherine S. d. — July 1853.

24. Thomas, s. of Thomas (14), m. Abigail, dau. of Giles Case, 28 May
1809, and had Thomas Neicton, b. 24 May 1810, d. 7 June 1811; Abigail
Tanima, b. 28 Jnne 1812, m. Samuel E. Barker 25 Jan. 1832, res. in Geddes,
N. Y.; Emily Millecent, b. 14 Ap. 1814, d. unm. 7 Sep. 1856; Thomas, h. 2
Sep. 1816, in. Celestia S. Howlett 5 Oct. 1841, res. in Geddes, N. Y.
Thomas tlie f. was a distiller and trader, res. in Onondaga, where he d. 25
June 1817, a. 34; his w. Abigail d. 20 Oct. 1854, a. 66.

25. John Paige, s. of Thomas (14), m. Lucy Matteson 7 Sep. 1812, and



476 ROBINSON.

had Lydia Louhn, h. 5 Aug. 1813, d. 7 Sep. 1815; John Quincy, b. 18 Ap.
181.0. m. Eliza Smiley 10 Sep. IB.'iG; she d. 10 Jan. 1845, and he m. Philcnda
B. Smiley — Sep. 1845; she d. 2 July 1851, and he m. Helen Cornelia Ball
— Nov. 1851 ; he d. in 1865, having had eight children, of whom only one sur-
vived him; Lucy, b. 18 July 1817; Eunice, b. 17 Jan. 1820, m. William C.
Butler 22 Nov. i842, res. m Syracuse; Evelina, b. 9 Sep. 1822, d. unm. 24
July 1844; Denison, b. 24 Ap. 1825, m. Sarah J. Hart 18 Nov. 1847, a farmer,
res. in Onondaga. JoHX P. the f. was a farmer, res. on a part of the home-
stead, d. 7 Sep. 1870, a 84.i

2(5. David, s. of Thomas (14) m. Dorcas, dan. of Giles Case, 24 Nov.
181G, and had Luranci/ D., b. 25 Oct. 1817, m. Ce[)has J. Strickland, and d.
18 Dec. 1856; Luciuti David, h. 20 jNIar. 1820, m. Alzlra Johnson 13 July 1852,
a farmer, res. near the homestead until 1879, when he rem. to IMiddlejiort,
N. Y.; Giles Case, b. 26 Feb. 1822, d. unm. 28 June 1863; Cornelia L., b.
2 Mar. 1825, m. Philander S. White of Geddes; Elishaha, b. 28 Ap. 1827, m.
Horace Knowles of Marcellus, N. Y. ; Rebecca Paiye, b. 15 July 1829; Thomas,
b. 26 Mar. 1832, m. Louisa Plumb, a farmer, res. on the homestead. David
the f. was a farmer, res. on a part of the homestead in Onondaga, and d. 30
Oct. 1866, a. 76; his w. Dorcas d. 10 May 1874, a. nearly 83.

27. Denison, s. of Thomas (14), m. Saviah Mason, and had a dau. b. ,

d. young; Mary Elizabeth, b. , m. ; William, b. , a lawyer in

St. Louis ; Denison, b. , d. young. Denison the f. was a lawyer, res. at

Port Byron, N. Y., and d. 4 May 1852.

28. JoSKPii R., s. of Joseph (18), m. Sarah M., dau. of Joseph Robinson,
20 June 1854; and had Joseph, b. 6 June 1858; William Albert, b. 4 June
1860; Carrie Warner, b. 16 Dec. 1862. Joseph R. the f. res. several years
on the homestead, and afterwards at the north end of the Common.

29. William D., s. of George W. of Barre, m. Susan S. Davis 5 Ap. 1871,
and had here Walter M., b. 18 Oct. 1872; Alice Etta, b. 8 Ap. 1878; Alfred
Edwin, b. 3 Ap. 1880, d. 17 Sep. 1880; Fanny E. S., b. 5 Aug. 1881.

SECTION IIL

Robinson, Jonathan, of Raynham, m. Phebe Williams of Norton, and
had Phebe, h. about 1779, m. Stephen Haskell 27 Dec. 1801 ; Jonathan, b. 17
July 1781; Williayns, h. about 1783, d. 15 Mar. 1811, a. 27. Jonathan the
f. d. at Raynham while yet a young man, prob. about 1787. His w. Phebe
" was a woman of great energy and enterprise. Left in early life a widow
with three young children, and having but small means, and the support of her
family depending mainly upon her own exertions, she took her children and
went to Dana, where a brother lived. While there she had an opportu-
nity to purchase a farm in the north part of ILirdvvick; and by lu-r own skil-
ful management not onl}'- paid for it, but added much to its buildings." ^ Her
house was on the road to Petersham, three miles and a quarter from the Com-
mon, at the place marked "J. Robinson "on the R. Map. She d. 19 Feb. 1831,
a. 76.

2. Jonathan, s. of Jonathan (1), m. Huldah Woodward of Pet., pub. 30
Oct. 1808, and had John Fay, b. 13 Feb. 1809; Almeda, twin, b. 6 Oct. 1810,
d. 14 Mar. 1816; Snmantha, twin, b. 6 Oct. 1810, m. Rev. William B. Stone of
^y. Brk.; TViebe Williams, b. 12 INIar. 1813, m. Rev. William B. Stone of W.
Brk. 16 Feb. 1842, and d. 12 Nov. 1852; Martha, b. 25 Nov. 1814; Cyrus
Anson, b. 10 Sep. 1816; Charles, b. 21 July 1818; Jonathan Edwards, b. 23
Aug. 1820, d. 18 May 1824; William W., b. 26 ]\lar. 1822; Alfred, b. 26 Dec.
1824, m. Julia A. Powers, pub. 27 July 1852, res. at Fitchburg, and at Sinclair,
Kan.; d. at W. Brk. 22 Aug. 1878, and was buried here. Jonathan the f.
was a farmer, and res. on his mother's homestead until 1855, when he rem. to
Spencer, where he d. 10 Oct. 1858, a. 77; his w. Huldah d. at VV. Brk. 24
Jan. 1870, a. 88.

1 It iswortliyof reni.irk tliat .JohnP. Rob- Windsor, were the longest livers and the
inson, his sister Rebecca, and his brother last survivors of their father's family.
David, all bora ou the Greeu Mountain at 2 jig. letter from Rev. William li. Stone.



ROBINSON — ROGERS. 477

3. Charles, s. o£ Jonathan (2), m. Sarah Adams of W. Brk., and had two
chil., both of whom d. in infancy; she d. and he ni. (2d) Sara T., dau. of
Myron Lawrence, Esq., of Belchertown. A brief sketch of his eventfid life
was publis^hed in the Commonwealth, at Topeka, Kansas, January 18, 1877,
under the head of "Senate Directory:" "Charles Robinson of Lawrence
was born in Ilardwick, Massachusetts, July 21, 1818, received an academic
education and passed two years at Amherst College, but left on account of ill
health; studied medicine at Pittsfield Medical College, and graduated as M. D.
in 1843; practised medicine at Belchertown, Springfield, and Fitchburg; went
to California in 1849, was elected to the California Legislature, serving one
term; returned to Fitchburg in 1851; resumed practice as a physician; ia
1854 published a journal of his trip through Kansas in 1849; this led to
his appointment as agent of the New England Emigrant Aid Society ; removed
to Kansas in 1854, and took an active and well-known part in tlie struggle
which followed; was twice elected Governor under the Topeka Constitution
of 1855; was elected first Governor of the State of Kansas under the Wyan-
dotte Constitution; has served many years as Regent of the State University;
was a member of the House in 1872 ; was elected to the Senate in 1874, and
was reelected in 1876."

4. Daxiel, of Monson, m. Anna Bridges 28 Ap. 1788, and had Alvan, h.
20 Oct. 1788, d. at Deerfield 8 Nov. 1864 ; a child b. — Mar. 1790, d. 3 May
1790, a. five weeks; Aratkiisa, twin, b. 13 Oct. 1794; Minerva, twin, b. 13
Oct. 1794, d. unm. at Deerfield 1 JNIar. 1872; a child which d. 7 Aug. 1805.
Danikl the f. may have rem. to Deerfield ; his name early disapjiears from
our records.

5. Nathan, m. Hannah Grant of Barre IG Oct. 1804, and had Nathan
Wan-en, h. 20 Mar. 1806, m. Persis AVright 5 Jan. 1853, and d, 17 Mar. 1876;
Bet!<ei/ Field, h. 12 Sep. 1807, m. Justus Allen 21 Nov. 1831, and d. 4 Dec,
1876; Joseph Williains, h. 25 Sep. 1809; Lucinda, b. 9 Aug. 1811; Philip
Rosann Grant, b. 13 Aug. 1813. Nathan the f. d. 18 May 1813, a. 34; his
w. Hannah survived and buried an infant who d. 2 Feb. 1822, a. four months.

6. Daniel (possibly s. of Daniel (4)), m. Rhoda Goddard, of Pet., pub.

1 Oct. 1831, and had Daniel Lewis, b. ; David Franklin, b. 26 Feb.

1846.

7. Ebenezer W., m. Susan Barllett of Pelh., pub. 9 Dec. 1842, and had
Lizzie Augusta, b. 29 June 1861 ; and j^rob. others.

8. Frank, by w. Maria, had Emma, b. 14 Dec. 1870.

9. WiLLiAJi D., of Barre, m. Susan S. Davis 5 Ap. 1871, and had, in Hk.,

Walter J/., b. 18 Oct. 1872; Jenny M., b. 1876, d. 12 Oct. 1877; Alice

Etta, b. 8 Ap. 1878.

Hannah, was pub. to Isaiah Carpenter 24 Feb. 1762. Mary, m. Joseph
Nye, pub. 10 Mar. 1805. Josiah, m. Elizabeth Walker of N. Sal., pub. 2
Nov. 1806. Charlotte, m. Jesse Paige 4 Sep. 1823. John P., of Brk., m.
Eliza Ann, dau. of Stephen Rice, Jr., 18 Feb. 1835, and rem. to Boston, where
he d. 5 Aug. 1882, a. 73. Phineiias L., of Bennington, m. Elizabeth Clark,
pub. 30 JNIar, 1836. Jacob, m. Rachel Davis 25 July 1836; she d. at Green-
wich 16 Feb. 1879, a. 60. Joseph, of Anih., m, Almira Richardson 31 Dec,
1840. Nelson, of Norwich, Vt., m. Abigail Morton 12 Jan. 1841. Sarah,
m. Alexander Bartlett of Pelh., pub. 15 Nov. 1841. Arathusa M., of Barre,
m, Gershom P. Wright, pub. 10 Feb. 1849. Alice A., m. Charles S. Turner
24 Nov. 1853. Harriet A., of Barre, m. Warren W. Barnes, pub. 10 May
1854. Caroline, of Enfield, ni. Billings Cuinmings, pub. 24 Dec. 1855.
Melissa, m. Billings Cummings, pub. 21 Dec. 1857. Clara, m. Monroe
Turner 4 Mar. 1858. Drusilla, of Barre, m. David Wyatt 9 Jan. 1873.
Philena, of Barre, m. Edgar F. Stone 29 Jan. 1873. Ella, ni. Norman
Bartlett of Orange 1 July 1873. Emma A., of Barre, m. J. Warren Patrill
22 Aug. 1876.

Rogers, Benjamin, m. Mehetabel, dau. of James Fay, 10 Sep. 1760; she
d. 1761 or 1762, and he m. Temperance Pliinney 5 Ap. 1763. His chil, were
John, b. 6 Dec. 1761; Gershom, b. 6 May 1764; Benjamin, b. 26 Dec. 1766;



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Nao7ni, bap. 26 Dec, 1768; Rebecca, bap. 14 Oct. 1770. Benjamix the f.
was iTCOiiimended to the church in Ashfield, 24 Jan. 1775.

2. Jamf.s, prob. brother of Benjamin (1), m. Hannah, dau. of James Fay,

23 Nov. 1769, and had Martin, b. 22 Aucr. 1770; James, b. 1782, d. 27

Sep. 1796, a. 14 ; Medad, b. 25 May 1786 ; John, b. -1791, d. 22 Sep. 1796,

a. 5; and perhaps others. James the f. was a cordwainer, and rem. from
Kingston to Ilk. before 6 Nov. 1766, at which date he bought a farm in the
northerly part of tlie town, at or near the place marked " AVid. Rogers " on
the R. Map. He d. 7 July 1823, a. 78 ; his w. Hannah d. 18 Oct. 1835, a. 86.

3. Martin, s. of James (2), ni. Elizabeth, dan. of Seth Taylor, 30 Nov.
1797, and \iM\ James Phinneij, b. 16 July 1799; Irena, b. 12 Jan. 1802; Seth
Taylor, b. 29 Aug. 1804, d.'l4 Jan. 18'l9 ; Dorus Dwight, b. 9 June 1806;
Alary (or Mercy) Taylor, b. 29 Aug. 1808, d. unm. 5 Dec. 1841; Convers Cut-
ler, b. 24 Jan. 1811, m. Mary L. Smith 20 June 1833, and rem. to Ware;
lihoda Taylor, b. 15 June 1813, m. Zemira F. Shumway 11 Feb. 1835; Ar-
ininda Spooner, b. 25 Nov. 1815, m. Cutler Barnes 20 Dec. 1837; Fidelia Fay,

b. 6 Mar. 1818, m. George P. Danfortli of Dana, pub. 4 Ap. 1843 ; Eunice Ann,
b. 23 Aug. 1820, m. Horace Terry, pub. 7 Ap. 1843. Martix the f. res. in
the northerly part of the town, but perhaps rem. to Gr. after the death of his
wife, where he was drowned in a well, 23 Feb. 1857, a. 86 ; his w. Elizabeth
d. here 14 Nov. 1853, a. nearly 76.

4. Medad, s. of James (2), m. Cynthia Parkhnrst 12 Nov. 1810, and had
Roxana, b. 20 June 1811; Charles, b. 17 Aug. 1814, d. at Springf. 11 Aug.
1873; Pamelia, b. 1 Mar. 1816. Medad the f". res. on or near the homestead,
and d. 26 Jan. 1824.

5. James P., s. of Martin (3), m. Eliza Shumway 5 Mar. 1822, and had

Enos, b. 1824, d. at Springf. 15 Jan. 1854, a. 29; Warren F., b. about

1843. James P. the f . d. 5 June 1876, a. nearly 77; his w. Eliza d. 8 Aug.
1881, a. 81.

6. DoKUS Dwight, s. of Martin (3), m. Susanna G. Bond 1 Dec. 1831.
Their s. Joseph J., b. about 1838, was a soldier in the late Civil "War, and was
killed in the battle of the Wilderness, 6 May 1864, a. 26.

7. Warren F., s. of James P. (5), m. Catherine E. Presho, 7 ]\Iay 1876,
and had Charles Warren, b. 30 July 1877; Minnie E., b. 1 Dec. 1880.'

8. Seth, m. Sally Ann Bartlett 2 May 1845, and had Sarah A., b.

1849, d. 22 Aug. 1852, a. 3.

9. Anthony, b. in Canada, m. Lucy , and had Lucy, b. 27 Dec. 1862;

Julia, b. 8 Nov. 1864; Anthony, b. 6 July 1866 ; Ellen, b. 10 June 1871 ; Ro-
san)ia, b. 17 Dec. 1873 ; JosejA, b. 5 July 1876; Mary, b. 1 May 1878; Emma,
b. 23 Mar. 1881.

Martha, of Gr., m. Timothy Gilbert, pub. 13 Oct. 1771. Betsey, m.
Phineas Rollins 12 Sep. 1793. Susanna, m. Nathan Phinney of Williams-
burg 19 Jan. 1794. Sally, m. Dorus Dwight of AVillianisburg,"29 Nov. 1798.
(The bffore-named Betsey, Susanna, and Sally were prob. daughters of
James 2.) OuADiAH, m. I^ydia Reed of Wendell, pub. 3 Ap. 1815, and rem.
to Tecumseh, INIieh. Joshua, of Enf., m. Sally Reed, pub. 6 Oct. 1817.
Edmund, m. Rebecca Woodward of Ware, pub. 24 Jan. 1820. Eliza Jaxe,
of Barre, ni. Frederiik D. Ruggles 14 June 1859. Franklin E., of Gr., m.
Carrie E. Newland 16 Sep. i«65. Wid. Sarah d. 17 Dec. 1879, a. 81.
Clarence, d. 23 July 1880, a. 17.

Ropes, George, of Portland, m. Charlotte, dau. of Constant Ruggles, Esq.,
pub. 9 July 1832.

Rose, Elizabeth, was pub. to Isaac Pratt 24 Jan. 1756; the banns were
forbidden, and she was pub. 15 Feb. 1756, to Larkin Green, whom she married
soon afterwards.

Ross, Hannah, m. Jonas Bridges 16 Feb. 1806. Ro^VEXA. of Brk., m.
Urifl Spooner, pub. 26 Mav 1816. Sarau, of Brk., m. Henry Fish, Jr., pub.
21 Sep. 1823. Jeannette, m. Alfred Greenwooil 14 :Mar. 1.S71. Char-
lotte E., of Barre, m. Samuel K. Trow 5 June 1876. Samuel, m. Jessie
Kennedy 23 Dec. 1876.



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E.UGGLES, Thomas, m. Mary Curtis at Nazinjr, Essex Co., England, 1 Nov.
1620, and had Thvmus, b. about 1G23, d. in England; John, b. about 1625,
m. Abigail, dan. of Griflin Crafts, 24 Jan. 1650-1, and had ibur sons, three
of whom, — John, Thomas, and Sanmel, — survived him ; he d., or was
buried 15 Sep. 1658; Sarah, h. about 1627, m. William Lyon of lloxbury, 17
June 16-16, had six sons and one daughter, and d. 9 Feb. 1688-9; Samuel, b.
about 1629. Thomas the f. eame from England to Roxbury in 1637. He and
his wife are very favorably mentioned by the " Apostle Eliot" on the lleeords
of the Koxbury church, of which he was pastor and they were members :
" Thomas Ruggles: he came to N. E. in the year 1637; he was elder brother
to John Ruggles, chiklren of a godly father ; he joined to the church soon after
his coming, being as well known as his brother; his first born son died in Eng-
land; his second son John was brought over a servant by Philip Eliot ; and he
brought two other children with him, Sarah and Samuel. He had a great
sickness the year after his coming, but the Lord recovered him in mercy."
— "Mary, the wife of Thomas Ruggles: she joined to the church with her
husband, and approved herself a godly Christian by a holy and blameless con-
versation, being converted not long before their coming from England." He
res. in Roxbury seven years, and d. 15 Nov. 16-44; his death is recorded by



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