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Mr. Timothy Hathaway. Mr. White sold this estate in 1777, and bought a
house a few rods north of the Common (with 35 acres of land), at or near the
place marked " P. Hammond " on the R. Map, where he died.

shrewd remarks in rhyme. For example: But if your mightiness' divine

on one occasion when the wife of one of his For higher good design her,

friends was living free vent to her impa- 1°!° y""" ^^°'^^< ».' =1"/ ";?*>

tience and v^exatfon, he gravelv asked his ^ '^ """"^^ ^° «*'='n her."

friend what he thought of Doctor Hum- To which his friend replied, "I think he

griun s prayer: spoke like a Christian and a man of sense

" Ye Gods, ye gave to me a wife, °*?"t-. j i, l c lj • c -i

Out of your wonted favor, ^ For a more full account of this family,

To bi tlie comfort of my life, see Judd's Hist, of Ilndley, pp. 5i)4-51)0.

And I was glad to have her, 2 Memorials of Elder John White and of

his Descendants.



538 WHITE — WICKER.

3. Thomas Wells, s. of David (2), m. Naoma Wood of Northfield, pub.
14 Oct. 17G4, and had in Hardwick, David, b. 4 Dec 1765; Thomas, b. 26 July
1767; Theodosia, b. 19 Aiifr. 1769; Naoma, b. 13 Sep. 1771; Rhoda, b. 17 Oct.
1773; Sallji, b. 11 Feb. 1776; and in Barnard, Sumnna, b. 28 Dec. 1780; Han-
nah and John, twins, b. 13 Jan. 1783; Olcott, b. 9 Jan. 1786; Samuel, h. 1
Nov. 1788. All these chil. married, and their numerous descendants are scat-
tered throunh Vermont, New York, and Ohio. Thomas Wells the f. i^rad.
H. C. 1759, taught school and kept a store in Hardwick, was town clerk eight
years, and assessor four years, until Sep. 1777, when lie resigned both offices.
About this time he rem. to Barnard, Vt., and on the organization of that town,
9 Ap. 1778, he was elected its first town clerk and held that office several
years. " In 1799 he removed to Ohio, and settled in Roxbury, now Water-
ford, Washington Co., where he lived Avith his son David, and died there 3 Sep.
1815." Mem. of Elder John White, etc.

4. John, Jr., lineage not ascertained, by w. Abigail, had Thomas, b. 27 Oct.
1787; Abigail, b. 3 Ap. 1789.

5. Elias, of Barre, m. Hope, dau. of Sylvanus Cobb, 2 Oct. 1789, and had
(born here) Lucy W., b. about 1791, m. Perley Blanchard of N. Br. 31 Dec.
1812, and d. at Brk. 19 Ap. 1875 ; Betsey, b. 15 Jan. 1793, m. Jonah Howe 21
Sep. 1812; Noali W., b. 9 July 1795 ; Frederick, b. 7 May 1797 ; George M.,
b. 1 May 1805, d. 19 Sep. 1833. Elias the f. d. 22 Aug.' 1810, a. 50 ; his w.
Hope d.' 29 June 1860, a. 91,

6. Noah W. , s. of Elias (5), m. Anna Lawrence 5 Nov. 1826, and had a
dau. b. 22 Sep. 1845, and prob. others. He d. at Brk. 1 July 1872, a. 77; his
w. Anna d. 24 Jan. 1868, a. 65.

7. Josiah, m. Helen J. Granger 26 May 1863, and had George Anson, h. 21
May 1864; Mary Frances, h. 18 May 1867 ; Hattie Virginia, b. 5 Oct. 1869;
Charles William, b. 27 Feb. 1872, d. 19 Oct. 1876.

Sarah, m. John Perkins 23 July 1777. Johx, m. Polly Clark 19 Nov.
1795. Dr. Joseph, m. Beersheba Jenney of New Bedford, pub. 30 June 1799.
Noah, of Barre, m. Mivina, dau. of Sylvanus Cobb, 8 Feb. 1807; she d. at
Barre, 10 Oct. 1850, a. 64. Lauriston, m. Elizabeth O. Felton of N. Br.,
pub. 20 June 1855. Maky Ann, m. Charles B. Conant of Springf., IS May
1864. Caroline, m. Isaac S. Bemis of Pittsford, Vt., 24 May 1866. Mitch-
ell m. Mary A. Laro 1 Jan. 186 7. William, m. Rose Bennett 28 Aug. 1871.

Whiting, Erenezer, ni. Abigail Bryant, pub. — Sep 1797, and had Isa-
hella, h. in Williamsburg 4 Sep. 1798, m. Southworth Jenkins Mann, ])ub. 19
Nov. 1827, and d. 31 May 1869; also (born here) Lucius, h. 18 Dec. 1800, d.
unm. 1 Jan. 1833; Calvin, b. 28 May 1803, d. unm. 25 Feb. 1829; Joseph War-
ren, b. 24 Ap. 1805, d. unm. 1 June 1834; Olive Packard, b. 1 May 1807, m.
Walter Mandell 30 Nov. 1837, d. s. p. 29 July 1838; Lemuel, b. 13 Nov. 1809,
d. unm. at Buffalo, N. Y., 15 Jan. 1835. Ebenezer the f. was a bricklayer,
and d. 6 July 1811, a. 42 ; his w. Abigail m. Jesse Paige 20 May 1812, and d.
29 July 1856, a. 79.

AniGAiL, m. Stephen Morton 15 Ap. 1805. Calvin, d. 24 Ap. 1803, a. 16.
Widow Abigail, d. 6 Feb. 1818, a. 74. These were prob. the sister, brother,
and mother of Ebenezer.

Wicker, Jacob, " m. Abiah Washburn, sister of Col. Seth, 1747, and
moved to Hardwick." (Washburn's Hist. Leicester, p. 408.) She d. here 30
June 1812, a. 86.

2. James (perhaps from Leicester), by w. Martha, had Lucinda, b. 22 Oct.
1773; Patty, b. 3 Ap. 1775; Joel, b. 1 Oct. 1779; Betsey, b. 8 Ap. 1781; So-
phia, b. 6 Ap. 1 783.

3. William, prob. s. of Jacob (1), m. Susanna Parker of Paxton, pub. 23
Feb. 1772, and had Jacob, h. 20 Feb. 1773; Susanna, b. 7 Sep. 1774, m. Seth
Willis 12 Oct. 1794; John, b. 18 Aug. 1776 ; Lavina, h. 7 Feb. 1779, m. Wil-
liam Bassett, Jr., 28 Nov. 1799; Pliny, h. 23 Ap. 1781; Lemuel, h. 9 July
1783; Irn, h. 26 July 1785; William, b. 22 Ap. 1788; Lucy, b. 9 Oct. 1790,
m. Justus Jenney 19 Feb. 1811 ; Melinda, b. 2 Aug. 1796.

4. John, s. of William (3), m. Priscilla Collins 15 Nov. 1803, and had
Charles Augustus, b. 3 Sep. 1804; Daniel Wright, b. 28 Feb. 1806.



WICKER — WILLIS. 539

5. Lemuel, s. of William (3), m. Mary P., dau. of Moses Hunt, 15 Jan.
1811; she d. 14 Oct. 1812, and he m. Sarah, dau. of Geortre Haskell, 5 Oct.
1813. His chil. were Man/, bap. 12 Oct. 1812, d. 28 Oct. 1812, a. 3 months ;
Cyrus WasJibuni, bap. 9 Oct. 1814. Lemuel the f. rem. to Bridport, Vt.,
soon after 1814.

6. Ira, s. of William (3), settled at Bridport, Vt., m. Mary, dau. of George

Haskell, 1 Oct. 1812, and had Lydia Emeline, b. , d. here 31 Jan. 1818, a.

1 year.

Luther, m. Catherine Johnson, pub. 19 June 1780. Mary (or Mercy),
dau. of Frederick and Susan, m. Abner Giffin, pub. 20 Dec. 1813, and d. at
AVare, 29 Jan. 1865, a. 80. Eunice, m. Barnabas Snow, pub. 3 Feb. 1817.
Joseph, d. 10 Dec. 1795, a. 26. Widow Susanna, d. 20 Auo;. 1809, a. 4 7.

Wiley, Albert L., m. Ellen M., dau. of Harrison G. O. Monroe, 2 June

1865, and had Nelli/ (or Nettie), h. 1866, d. 11 Nov. 1872, a. 6; Lura

Augusta, b. 12 Ap. 1870; Harry L.,h. 27 May 1873, d. 6 June 1873; Nelly
Amelia, b. 27 July 1874 ; Albert L., b. 2 July 1877; Edicard Everett, b. 30 Dec.
1880.

Willard, Josiah, by w. Dinah, had Martha, b. 22 May 1762.

Willis, Samuel, of "Dartmouth, m. Mehetabel Gifford 24 Mar. 1712-13,
and had Elialim, b. 9 Jan. 1713-14, grad. H. C. 1735, elected pastor of the
church in Maiden 16 Oct. 1751, and d. in office 14 Mar. 1801, a. nearly 88;
Hammh, b. 20 Jan. 1715-16; Benjamin, b. 13 May 1718; Zerviah, h. 23 June
1720; Abigail, b. 31 Jan. 1721-2, d. 8 Ap. 1722; Jabez, h. 12 Oct. 1723, d. 13
Jan. 1723-4 ; Samuel, b. 6 Jan. 1724-5; Ebenezer, b. 23 Oct. 1726 ; Mehetabel,
b. I July 1729; Jireh, b. 26 Sep. 1731. Samuel the f. was a colonel and
justice of the peace, and was admitted as an associate proprietor of Hardwick,
27 Dec. 1732.

2. Benjamin, s. of Samuel (1), m, Hannah, dau. of Samuel Spooner, 30
Mar. 1743; and had in Dartm. Rebecca, b. 20 Mar. 1743-4, m. James Wing
13 Aug. 1772, and d. 21 Oct. 1823; Lemuel, b. 30 Ap. 1745; Abir/ail, b. 17
July 1746, m. Ebenezer Childs of N. Sal. 26 Dec. 1769 ; Hannah, h. 29 Oct.
1748, m. Joseph Weeks 10 May 1775; also (born here) Mehetabel, b. 27 Nov.
1750, m. Lemuel Bryant of Wardsboro', Vt., 27 Oct. 1793, and d. here 30 July
1797 ; Mary, b. 29 Ap. 1752, m. Nathan Swift of Barre 8 Sep. 1773; Zerviah,
b. 1 May 1754, ni. John Keith 21 Oct. 1782. Ben.jamin the f. was a farmer
and captain, rem. here from Dartm. 1 748, res. near Barre, and d. about 1 756 ;
his w. Hannah d. 6 Feb. 1812, a. 92.

3. Lemuel, s. of Benjamin (2), m. Rebecca, dau. of Lemuel Berry, 27 May
1771, but had no children. He was for many years an innholder on the
turnpike, three quai'ters of a mile northerly from the Common, at the place
marked "Dr. Wardwell " on the R. Map. He was a selectman two years,
assessor sixteen years, and town clerk nineteen years. In his old age he found
it necessary to receive alms from the town which he had served so long and
so faithfully. He d. 25 Ap. 1829, a. 84; his w. Rebecca d. 16 Ap. 1826,
a. 78.

4. Ebenezer, of Middleborough, was adm. to the church there 25 July
1758; he m. Mary Jackson, who d. here 5 July 1810, a. 74, and he m. Rebecca
Lane of Gr., pub. 13 May 1811. Plis chil. were Ebenezer; John; Selh;

Mary (d. before 1810); Hannah, m. Jabez Green of Lincoln 1786;

Kezia, m. Samuel L. Robinson 20 June 1793, and d. 13 July 1856, a. 80.
Ebenezer the f. rem. here before 9 Sep. 1781, when he became a member of
the church, and was elected deacon 12 May 1785. He res. on the road to
Enfield, and d. 5 Feb. 1813, a. 78.

5. Seth, s. of Ebenezer (4), m. Susanna, dau. of William Wicker, 12 Oct.
1794, and had John, b. 6 Nov. 1795; Joseph, b. 14 Jan. 1797; Lavina, b. 5

July 1798; Thomas Jefferson, b. 11 Jan. 1800; William Wicker, b. , d.

12 May 1812, a. 9 months; an infant, d. 14 June 1815, a. 4 days. Seth the
f. was deacon of the Baptist Church from 1801 to 1811, and res. with or near
his father.

6. James R., parentage not ascertained, by w. Malvina, had Leander, b. 27
Jan. 1848.



540 WILLIS — WING.

7. Ja:mes M., by w. Hannah M., had Eliza S., h. 28 Sep. 1849; Frank Wil-
lard, 1). 10 Sep. 1851 ; Delia Maria, b. 31 Mar. 18.53.

8. DiMMiCK, Jr., m. ]\Iary E. iSIarsh, pub. 2 Nov. 1851, and had Willard
Francii^, b. 8 Ap. 1852. His w. Mary E. d. 15 Oct. 18G0, a. 32.

En.MUND, was pub. to INIercy Fuller of Oakliam 26 Feb. 1775, and again
23 Feb. 1777; recommended to the cluireh in AVoodstock, Vt., 30 July 1789.
Olivk, m. James Havvkes of Pet. 7 Mar. 1776. Silas, Jr., m. Ruth Wright
of Brk., pub. 29 Nov. 1778. Hannah, m. Atwood Aiken 9 Dec. 17^79.
Adam. m. Ann Finton of N. Br. 14 Dec. 1785. Betsey, m. Moses Hawkes
of N. Br. 11 Oct. 1787. Thomas, m. Anna Rice 16 Nov. 1800. Haxxah,
m. Dr. Elliott Beckwith, pub. 2 Mar. 1812. Dr. William H., m. Abigail A.
Sabin of Bel. pub. 17 Sep. 1842.

AA'iLSON, John, by w. Lilly, had Alexander, b. 3 Feb. 1742-3; Oliver, b.
14 Jan. 1744-5; /o/in, bap. 21 Dec. 1746; Sarah, bap. 2 Ap. 1749; David,
bap. 24 Feb. 1754. John the f. prob. res. on the east side of the river, now-
New Braintree.

2. Robert, by w. Matilda, had Ann Maria, b. 2 Dec. 1855.

Caleb, m. Polly Flagg 6 Oct. 1791. Patty, m. James Lawton 12 Ap.
1804. Hannah W., of Southbridge, m. Elder Joseph Glazier, pub. 11 Ap.
1834. Mary Ann, dau. of Charles, d. 7 Dec. 1838, a. 2.

Winchester, Bex.jamin, of Grafton (perhaps previously of Roxbury),
executed his will 25 Dec. 1758, proved 1 July 1762, in which he named wife
Elizabeth, and chil. Thomas, Benjamin, Joshua (deceased), Joseph, Sarah,
Anna, and Mary. The sons Thomas and Benjamin had already rem. to
Hardwick.

2. Thomas, s. of Benjamin (1), by w. Mary, had Moses, b. 5 Sep. 1749,
m. Margery Forbush 9 Mar. 1780, d. 11 Mar. '1831; Thomas, h. 1 Sep. 1751,
d. 24 Ap. 1753; Mary, h. 10 Ap. 1753, m. Elijah Washburn 1 Jan. 1778;
Prudence, b. 10 Oct. 1755, m. Oliver Bailey of Cummington 3 Jnne 17 79;
Elizabeth, b. 14 Mar. 1760, m. Theodorus Forbes of Wilmington 22 Jan. 1781;
Thomas, h. 9 Dec. 1763. Thomas the f. d. 10 Jan. 1787, a. 65; his w. Mary
d. 29 Sep. 1803, a. 82.

3. Ben,jamin, s. of Benjamin (1), ni. Sarah, dau. of Deac. Joseph Allen,
19 Feb. 1761, and had PrwJence, b. 17 Oct. 1762, m. Jonas Alien (then of
Sutton) 15 Feb. 1781, d. here 19 Dec. 1797; Sarah,h. 16 Aug. 1767, m. Jonas
Allen 29 Aug. 1798, d. 10 May 1802; Benjamin, b. 2 Dec. 1769. Bex.jamin
the f. d. suddenly, while on a journey, at the house of his brother in Grafton,
6 Jan. 1771, a. about 45.

4. Joshua, s. of Benjamin (1), by w. Mary, had Sarah, b. 17 Aug. 1753.
Joshua the f. d. before 25 Dec. 1758.

5. Thomas, s. of Thomas (2), m. Patience Dennis 23 Dec. 1787, and had
Anson, h. — Nov. 1788, d. 22 Ap. 1790; Anson, b. 3 Dec. 1790; prob. Thomas
Elliott, b. about 1792, and bap. (adult) 2 Ap. 1820; David, b. — Mar. 1795,
d. 12 Nov. 1796. Thomas the f. d. about 1812; his w. Patience d. 5 Oct.
1809, a. 40.

6. Ben.iamin, s. of Benjamin (3), m. Rebecca, dau. of James Wing, 31
May 1801, and had Russell, b. 25 Feb. 1802; Hiram, b. 8 Dec. 1803; Ben-
jamin FranUin, b. 9 Mar. 1810; Rebecca Wing, b. 30 Jan. 1814, d. 29 Oct.

1814; Caroline, b. 30 Aug. 1816.

7. Anson, s. of Thomas (5), m. Harriet, dau. of Elijah Carpenter, 2 Sep.
1812, and had Thomas Dennis, b. 22 July 1813; Moses Divifjht, b. 13 Oct.
1815; Elijah Carpenter, b. 15 Sep. 1817; Elliott, b. 22 Mar. 1821; Lewis, b.
10 July 1823; Lucius, b. 14 Mar. 1826. Anson the f. was elected deacon
of the church 10 Mar. 1824, and rem. to Mendon, N. Y., about 1.S30.

Wing, James, had w. Ruth, who d. about 1771, and he ni. Rebecca, dau.
of Capt. Benjamin Willis, 13 Aug. 1772. His chil. were Sarah, b. 16 Feb.
1761, m. Elijah Carpenter 1 Feb. 1784, d. 10 Jan. 1842; Lucy, b. 26 Nov.
1763, m. Nathan Chandler of Rochester, Vt., pub. 16 Ap. 1786; Kezi<i, b. 19
Sep. 1765, m. Daniel Allen 20 Jan. 1791, and (2d) David Barnard of Shel-
burne, pub. 1 May 1815; Nathaniel, b. 3 Oct. 1767, prob. d. young; Isaac, b.



WING — WINSLOW. 541

14 June 1770, prob. settled in Rochester, Vt., and m. Betsey, dau. of David
Allen, 24 Jan. 1793; James, b. 5 July 1773, m. Hannah Wetherbee of Pet. 11
Ap. 1799; Benjamin, b. 22 Oct. 1774, m. Rebecca Lee of Barre, pub. 9 Feb.
1801; Ruth, b."28 July 177G, d. unm. at Sprin^f. 2 Nov. 1854; Rebecca, bap.
4 July 1779, m. Benjamin Winchester 31 May 1801; Molly, bap. 17 June
1781; John, bap. 29 June 1783; Enoch and Lina shared in the division of
their father's estate 22 Ap. 1796. Jamks the f. res. on the turnpike, about a
mile and three quarters from the Common, at the place marked " Ruth
Wing" on the R. Map, where he d. 8 Jan. 1791 ; his w. Rebecca d. 21 Oct.
1823, a. 79, havin<ij received aid from the town for several years.

RoGKR, of Williamsburg, m. Polly Dennis 24 May 1790; she d. here 17
Aug. 1790, a. 18.

AViNSLOW, Kenelm, s. of Edward, and brother of Governor Edward of
Plymouth, was born in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, 29 Ap. 1599, and
came to New England prob. in 1629; he res. in Plymouth until about 1641,
when he rem. to Marshfield. He m. Ellen, wid. of John Adams, and prob.

dau. of Newton, — June 1634, and had Kenelm, b. about 1636; Ellen, b.

about 1638, m. Samuel Baker 1656, and d. 27 Aug. 1676; Nathaniel, b.

about 1G39 ; Job, b. about 1641. Kenelm the f. was a farmer and joiner.
He represented JNIarshfield in the General Court eight years, and held sundry
minor offices. He d. at Salem (where he had perhaps resorted for medical
aid, having long been sick) 12 Sep. 1672, a. 73. His w. Ellen d. at Marshf.
6 Dec. 1681, a. 83.

2. Kexelm, s. of Kenelm (1), settled in what is now Brewster, m. Mercy,
dau. of Peter Warden of Yarmouth ; she d. 22 Sep. 1688, " in the 4Sth year

of her age," and he m. Damaris , who survived him. His chii. were

Kenelm, b. about 1667, d. at Harwich (Brewster) 20 Mar. 1728-9, a. 61;
Josiah, b. 7 Nov. 1669, a captain, d. at Freetown 3 Ap. 1761 ; Thomas, b.
about 1672, d. 6 Ap. 1689, a. 16; Samuel, h. about 1674; il/e;T?/, b. about
16 76, m. Melatiah White of Rochester, and (2d) Thomas Jenkins of Barn-
stable before 22 Dec. 1715; Nathaniel, b. about 1678, res. in Rochester, Little
Conipton, and Middleborough, and rem. to Maine; Edward, b. 30 Jan. 1681;

Damaris, b. , m. Jonathan Small of Harwich 30 July 1713 ; Elizabeth, h.

, m. Andrew Clark of Harwich 9 Aug. 1711; Eleanor, b. , m. Shubael

Hamlin of Barnstable 25 Mar. 1719; John, h. about 1701, a deacon of the
church in Rochester, where he d. about 1755. Kexelm the f. d. 11 Nov.
1715 "in the 79th year of his age," and his head-stone stands in a cemetery
near his homestead, but within the easterly border of Dennis.

3. Nathaniel, s. of Kenelm (1), m. Faith, dau. of Rev. John Miller 3 Aug.
1664, and had Faith, b. 19 June 1665; Nathaniel, b. 29 July 1667; James, b.
16 Aug. 1669; Gilbert, h. 11 July 1673; Kenelm, b. 22 Sep. 1675; Eleanor, h.
2 July 1677, m. John Jones; Josiah, b. 21 July 1681, buried 16 May 1682;
John, b. 13 Jan. 1683-4. Nathaniel the f. inherited the Marshfield home-
stead, was a captain, and representative in the General Court four years. He
d. 1 Dec. 1719, a. 80; his w. Faith d. 9 Nov. 1729, a. 84.

4. Job, s. of Kenelm (1), by w. Ruth, had William, b. , d. s. p. shortly

before 8 Mar. 1757, when his will was proved; Richard, b. , a physician,

d. 1727 or 1728; James, b. 9 May 1687; Mary, b. 1 Ap. 1689, prob. d. young;

George, b. 2 Jan. 1690-1 ; Jonathan, b. 22 Nov. 1692; Joseph, b. ; John, b.

20 Feb. 1G94-5; Elizabeth, b. , ni. John ISLarshall. Job the f. settled in

Swansey, where his house was burned by the Indians at the commencement of
Philip's War; he then rem. to Freetown, where he was selectman in 1686, town
clerk in 1690, and representative in 1686 and 1692. He was also lieutenant
of militia, and d. 14 July 1720, a. about 80; his w. Ruth survived.

5. Samuel, s. of Kenelm (2), m. Bethia Holbrook of Scituate 26 Sep. 1700;

she d. , and he m. jNIercy King of Scituate 11 Nov. 1703 ; she d. 16 Feb.

1733, and he was pub. to Ruth Briggs 15 Sej). 1739. His cbil. were Mercy, b.
16 Aug. 1705, m. James Whitcomb 15 Aug. 1721, and d. 20 Sep. 1726; Eliza-
beth, b. 29 Jan. 1706-7; Ann, b. 12 Feb. 1708-9, m. Roland Hammond, pub. 1
May 1731 ; Thomas, b. 7 June 1711; Kenelm, b. 20 Feb. 1712-13; Judith, b. 8



542 WINSLOW.

July 1716. Samuel the f. was early styled cordwainer, afterwards yeoman,
res. in llocli., and was deacon of the church as early as 1710. He was living
18 June 1750, and prob. soon afterwards followed his sons to Hardwick.

6. Edward, s. of Kenehn (2), by w. Sarah, had Edward, b. 6 Nov. 1703, a
farmer and captain, inherited the homestead, m. Hannah, dau. of his uncle
Kenelni Winslow of Harwich, 14 Dec. 1728; she d. 23 Sep. 1745, and he m.
Rachel, dau. of his uncle Josiah Winslow of Freetown, 1 May 1746; she d. 28
Dec. 1766, and he m. Mrs. Hannah Winslow of Digbton, pub. 9 Aug. 1767; he
d. 7 May 1780 (his dau. Hannah, b. 6 May 1740, m. John Paige of Hardwick,
pub. 24 Dec. 1764); MeJietahel, h. 6 May 1705, m. Col. Thomas Winslow, son

of her uncle, Kenelm Winslow of Harwich, 12 Feb. 1722-3; Sai-ah, b.

1707, m. Thomas Lincoln, who d. in Rochester 15 June 1730, and she m. James
AVhitcomb 31 May 1731, rem. to Western (AYarren), and was living there 28
Feb. 1771; Lydia, b. 8 Sep. 1709, m. Deac. James Foster 10 July 1729, and
d. at Roch. 7 Jan. 17 70 (her dau. Mary, b. 11 Ap. 1732, m. Col. Timothy Paige
of Hardwick 24 Oct. 1754, and d. at N. Br. 21 July 1825, a. 93); Mercy, h. 1
Sep. 1712, m. Chillingsworth Foster, Esq., of Harwich (Brewster) 10 Oct.
1730, and d. 25 Jan. 1 757 ; Thankful, b. 2 Ap. 1715, m. Josephus Hammond 10
Ap. 1735, and d. before 2 Oct. 1758. Edwakd the f. res. in Roch., was a
farmer, and engaged in "the making and forging of iron;" he was selectman,
town clerk, town treasurer, justice of the peace and of the quorum; he was
also major of militia, and was generally designated by his military title. He
d. 25 June 1760; his w. Sarah d. 11 Oct. 176 7, a. 85.

7. Thom.\s, s. of Samuel (5), m. Rebecca Ewer of Barnstable 27 June 1734,
and had in Roch. Samuel, b. 6 Ap. 1735; Mercy, b. 19 Aug. 1736, jirob. m.
Jonathan Farr 19 Jan. 1757; Rebecca, b. 23 Jan. 1737-8, m. Dr. Challis Salfbrd
10 July 1755 ; Shuhael, b. 20 Sep. 1739, a soldier in the French War; Thomas,
b. 11 July 1741 ; Judith, b. 19 Mar. 1743, ni. Edward Goodspeed 19 Oct. 1764;
Nathaniel, b. 6 Oct. 1744 ; T'hank/'ul, b. 4 May 1746, d. young ; Hannah, h. 19
Jan. 1748, prob. m. Benjamin Fish of Gr. 15 Aug. 1770; Kenelm, b. 5 Ap.
1749; Thankful, b. 2 Sep. 1750; Jonathan, b. 3 May 1752; and at Hardwick,
Bethia, bap. 18 Nov. 1753; Lucy, bap. 25 May 1755; John, bap. 15 Oct. 1758.
Thomas the f. rem. from Rochester to Hk. about 1752, and at a later period
to Pomfret, Vt., where he d. 13 Mar. 1782; his w. Rebecca d. 22 Oct. 1787.

8. Kknelm, s. of Samuel (5), m. Elizabeth Clapp of Roch. 21 June 1734,
and had Kenelm, b. 19 Ap. 1735, d. young; Elizabeth, b. 4 May 1 737, m. Philip

Spooner of Pet. 25 Dec. 1755; Ann, b. 29 July 1739, m. Dalrymple;

Mary, b. 14 Oct. 1741, m. Whitney; Susanna, b. 8 Ap. 1743, m.

Peckham; Kenelm, b. 11 Dec. 1746; Ebenezer, b. 8 Sep. 1749; John Clapp, b.
27 Mar. 1752, prob. d. young; Rhoda, b. 25 Jan. 1754, m. Whitney; Dor-
cas, b. 10 May 1756, d. young; Dorcas, b. 7 Nov. 1758. The names of all the
children, except the first, are entered on the Hardwick records; but most of
them were prob. b. in Rochester, from which place Kexelm the f. rem. to Hk.
about 1749, and res. on the easterly road to Gilbertville between the present
residence of Capt. Orin Trow and Mr. Charles Mandell. About 1758 he rem.
to Pet., and was an inn-keeper many years. In his will, dated 5 Ap. 1775,
and proved 5 May 1777, his wife Elizabeth and eight children, are men-
tioned.

9. Samuel, s. of Thomas (7), m. Martha Goodspeed of Barns. 12 June
1760, and had Ebenezer, b. 23 Ap. 1761 ; Elizabeth, b. 1 Mar, 1763. Samuel
the f. soon afterwards rem. from Hardwick, had several more children, and d.
at Pomfret, Vt., 20 Oct. 1800; his w. Martha d. 9 Mar. 1813, a. 74.

10. Seth, grandson of Nathaniel (3), and s. of James who d. at Rochester
about 1733, was b. at Plymouth in 1699, m. Abigail Whittredge 23 Oct. 1729,
and had at Rochester Nathaniel, b. 18 Aug. 1731; Mary, b. 18 Oct. 1733,
prob. m. James Fay, Jr., 18 Mar. 1756 ; Seth, b. 20 Feb. 1735, a soldier in the
Frencli War, and also in the War of the Revolution, and perhaps the same who
m. Mary Church of Gr. 23 Nov. 1775; he was living here 11 Nov. 1794, when
he sold land formerly belonging to his father; James, b. 1 June 1740; also
(born here) Hannah, b. 9 July 1744; Balhsheba, b. 20 June 1747, d. 25 Mar.



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1748; Balhsheba, b. 6 Ap. 1749, d. 16 Ap. 1749; Thomas, b. 18 July 1750;
Charity, b. 27 Ap. 1752, m. Darius Rice of Gr. 7 Dec. 1780; Job, bap. 11 Aug.
1754, m. Margaret Cooley of Gr. 27 July 1780; Sarah, b. 9 Sep. 1755, m.
James Cleland of Gr. 19 Aug. 17 79. Seth the f. was a brazier, came here
about 1744, and res. on the road leading from Ruggles Hill to the Mandell
place on the turnpike.

11. EzuA (a descendant from Job (4), through Richard of Freetown, b.
about 1G85, and Hezekiah of Freetown, b. 9 Dec. 1713), was b. 10 ]May 1751,
m. Rosamond, dau. of Thomas Spooner of New London, and had Thomas, b.

; Susan, b. — '■ — , m. Abel Babbitt; Alice, bap. 16 Nov. 1777, m. Clark

Dexter 16 Oft. 1796; Joseph, bap. 27 Aug. 1780; Ezra, bap. 16 Mar. 1783, a

joiner, d. at Ware 27 Mar. 1857; Rosamond, b. 1785, d. 13 Sep. 1803, a,

18, reputed to have been very beautiful and amiable; George Rex, b.

1788, a blacksmith, d. at Ware 30 Oct. 1862. Ezra the f. came to Hk. about
1776, and res. between the two roads to Gilbertville, at the place marked
"J. iMonroe " on the R. Map. He was thrown from a horse and killed 12
Aug. 1789; his w. Rosamond m. Richard Ransom of Woodstock, Vt., pub. 26
Nov. 1801.

12. Job, prob. brother of Ezra (11), m. Lydia Melvin (or Melville), and had
T'imothy, Job, Melvin, Nancy (d. 13 Ap. 1790, a. 7), and Jane, all bap. 30 Aug.

1789. The mother, styled a widow, rem. to Barnard, Vt., before 28 Oct.
1810.

13. Joseph W., by w. Sarah Jane, had Edwin, b. 16 Nov. 1872; George
Frederick, b. 7 Feb. 1874, d. young ; George Frederick, b. 24 Feb. 1875 ; Alice /.,
b. 26 Dec. 1878; Ralph Henry, b. 2 Oct. 1880, and d. 30 Aug. 1881.

Hannah, of Gr., m. Thomas Ruggles 19 July 17 78. Abigail, m. Abisha
Rice of Gr. 20 Feb. 1 782. Joanna, m. Phineas Meigs of Sunderland 3 Aug.
1783. Rebecca, of Barre, m. Moses Hunt, Jr., pub. 20 Oct. 1805. Dolly,
of Ware, m. Reuel Terry, pub. 15 Dec. 1810. Claramond, m. John Hatha-
way, pub. 10 Nov. 1823. Seth, of Barre, m. Mrs. Mary Allen, pub. 22 Oct.
1826. David L., of Barre, ni. Mercy H. Dexter 22 Mar. 183 7.

Winter, James, of Shutesbury, m. Lucia Aiken 6 Dec. 1826. William,
m. Olive Hudson 5 June 1831. Clarissa, m. Danforth Trask, pub. 23 Mar.
1833. Melinda H., ra. Joel Dwight Mandell, pub. 28 June 1851. Olive
A., m. Elijah H. Marsh of Montague 24 July 1862.

WiXTERBOTTOM, George, by w. Euplicmia, had Euphemia, b. 21 Sep.
1872; Alice, b. 1 Sep. 1873; John, b. 20 Dec. 1874; Eva, b. 12 Jan. 1880, d.
25 Aug. 1880.

Annie, m. Edward Parker, Jr., 1 Nov. 1877. Thomas, m. Mary L. C.
Pelletier 6 Dec. 1881.

WiswELL, Joseph, by w. Emily, had Joseph, h. 30 Sep. 1864.

Mrs. Susan (dau. of Samuel Bartholomew), d. 11 Feb. 1869, a. 80, or 81.

Wood (or AVoods), David, m. Martha NVheeler of Marlb., pub. 11 Feb.
1743-4, and had Alary, h. 10 Nov. 1745; Benjamin, b. 20 Sep. 1747 ; Persis,
b. 25 June 1749; David, bap. 6 Feb. 1753.



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