Josiah, bought in 1789, of Ezekiel Merrill of New Glouces-
ter, one half of lot 2, in the ist range. He was pensioned
in 1786 for service as a marine in the Revolutionary army ;
had increase in 1816 from five dollars per month to eight
dollars. He d. Dec. 17, 1840; wife Sarali d. Mar. 5, 1851,
E 85 years. Children :
Sarah, b. Jan. 19, 1791, m. Joseph Perkins, Jr.
Ebenezer, b. Jan. 12, 1793. Fanny, b. Mar. 8, 1795.
Silence, b. 1797. Zachariah, b. Feb. 21, 1799, '^^^ P^~
haps, Josiah, who m. 1827, Mary Ann, dau. of Charles
Bearce, settled in Minot, and Elias, who also lived in
Minot. His wife was Polly, dau. of Simeon Davee ; they
had Harrison, b. Nov. 20, 1830, and others.
g^ Annals of Oxford.
Simeon and Sarah Perkins are credited in Hebron with a
son, Samuel J. M., b. Jan. 5, 1829. Simeon Perkins was
Preceptor of the Academy and in 1829 was the Repre-
sentative in the Legislatjire.
Oliver Per.kins, son of Joseph, had lot 3, in the 6th
range, new survey, (92), plan of Oxford. He m. April 2,
.S06, Sally Elms, b. Oct. 3, 1785 and d. Mar. 17, 1848.
He died Dec. i, 1873.
Oliver Leonard, b, Sept. 10, 1807, m. Jane Leonard and
had Oliver L., d. young; Jennie E. ; Sarah E. ; Ber-
ta O. and Oliver L. He was killed by the cars in Boston,
Dec. 19, 1892.
Harrison Gray, b. Mar. 16, 1809, m. Hannah Megquire.
Harriet Lazell, b Jan. 24, 1811, m. Dec. 23, 1838, Joseph
T. Jordan of Poland. She d. Dec. 19, 1880.
Lewis, b. Feb. 16, 1813, m. Eliza J. B. Waite, s. Mechan-
ic Falls and had Fannie A. ; Mae E. ; Helen ; Hattie ;
Lewis M. ; Edgar D. ; Maria J. and Carrie.
William Myrick, b. April 18, 1815, m. Dec. 23, 1836,
Ruth M. Jordan of Poland , s. Poland and had Ruth A. ;
Adrianna N. ; Mattie E. ; Arthur B. ; Herbert and others.
Luther, b. May 19, 1817, m. 1841, Mary Lewis, b. Mar.
28, 1817, dau. of Capt. Jonathan and Alice (Cross)
Waite. They had Alice P. ; Kittie P. and others. He
d. very suddenly, at his home in Mc. Falls, Apr. 2, '92 .
Dennis Stilman, b. Mar. 21, 1819, m. Rebecca Elms, 2d,
Rose Davis, 3d, Alice Bucknam. He now lives at Mc.
Falls and has Fred L. ; William ; Rose A. and Walter.
Augustus Clark, b. Mar. 26, 1821, killed Oct. 16, 18^7,
by being run over by a cart.
Sarah Jane, b. July 3, 1823, d. Oct. following.
Mary Emeline, b. July 5, 1825, m. Albert Burgesa, settled
in Somerville, Mass.
Augustus Clark Mellen, b. Feb. 13, 1828, d. Dec. 1831.
Julianaa Cornelia, b. Dec. 10, 1830, m. Samuel Jenkins,
settled in Auburn.
Joseph Perkins, Jr. m. July 20, 181 2, Sally, dau. of
Ebenezer Perkins, s. (142). They are credited with:
Joseph, b. Sept. 3, 1813. Elmira, b. Aug. 23, i8i4Â»
Sally, b. Oct. 20, 1815. Isaac, b. June 6, 1817.
Zcnas, b. Oct. 19, 1820. Josiah, Jr. b. Aug. 3, 1822.
Milton, b. Jan. 30, 1824. Elbridge. b. Feb. 3, 1831.
Annals of Oxford. 246
Isaiah Pbrkins, son of Joseph, m. Nov. 30, 1815, Ma-
tilda Peterson of Hebron. They had :
Charles, b. Nov. 13, 1816, m. Lucy Dwinell, s. Minot.
Jerusha, b. Feb. 22, 1819, m. William Tobie, s. Poland.
Sullivan, b. July 12, 1822, went to California.
Eliza Ann, b. July 18, 1823, m. Elbridge Records, 8. Minot
George Franklin, m. Julia Houghton, in. 2d Mrs. Susan
(Howard) Moody, s. Mechanic Falls.
Hiram, m. Emma Russell, s. Lewiston.
Clara Jane, m. Asa L. Downs, s. Minot.
Vlandervill, m. Mar)' Lord of Calais, s. Mechanic Falls.
Luther Perkins, son of Joseph, m. Mar. 7, 1819,
fary Bullen ; lived at (179) Oxford.
''^.ebecca, b. July 18, 1820. Mary Ann, b. Nov. 13, 1821,
d. Nov. 21, 1847. Luther Newall, b. Oct. 26, 1826, d.
April 30, 1848. Horace C, b. Sept. 10, 1829.
\ngeline, b. Aug. 3, 1831. Clarissa, b. July i, 1835
Columbia, b. June 30, 1837, *^- Charles Noble.
William Henry Harrison, b. April 13, 1841.
[acob M., b. Dec. 11, 1845. Francis N., b. Dec. 23, 1847.
Giles S. Perkins and Betsey Washburn, both of Heb-
ron, were m. Mar. 18, 1824, probably his 2d marriage.
He was a son of Samuel and Mehitable (Shurtleff) Per-
kins of Paris and was living in Oxford in 1830, having five
children under ten years of age ; a son, Charles Allen, je
10 years, was drowned in August, 1832.
Harrison Gray Perkins, son of Oliver, m. Sept. 28,
1833, Hannah Megquire of Oxford, lived (92) and had :
Augustus Mellen, b. May 18, 1834. Charies Franklin
Megquire, b. Dec. 17, 1835. Hanison Gray Otis, b.
April 27, 1838. Sarah Jane, b. Sept. 10, 1840. Julia
E., b. May 20, 1850.
Polly Megquire, b, 1776, lived with this family.
Enoch Perkins of Oxford and Georgiana Howland of
Top&ham, were m. May 22, 1854.
William B. Perkins and Mary S. Wardwell, both of Ox-
ford, were m. Feb, 25, 1855.
James Perry of Rochester, Mase. bought in 1797, of Asa
aad Haanah Bartlett of Hebron, lot 11, in the 3d range, 2d
246 Annals of Oxi'ord.
div. and, probably, settled upon it that year. He served as
warrant officer in the K.evolution and was pensioned in 1733,
being then 76 years old. His children, of record, were :
Stephen, b. Sept. 14, 1783, m. May 13, 1808, Abigail
Cushman ; a, on Poland road (84), family left town and
later the house was moved to lot adjoining King's store.
He d. Dec. 17, 1842, she d. Mar. 11, 1837. They had:
Caroline C, b. Mar. 3, 1810, m. Sept. 14, 1837, Jas.
McClure. Minerva, b. July 2, 1812, m. Areal Wood-
bury. Stephen, d. Dec. 14, 1815, ^ 17 mo. Jerusha,
b. Feb. 9, 1817, lived 23 months Clark Cornish, b. Feb.
5, 1820 Thomas, b. July 8, 1822. Harriet, b. Ang.
1826, Abby Sarah, b. Jan. 2, 1829. Elizabeth Ann, b.
Jan. 4, 1831.
Lydia, b. May 15, 1785, d. May 13, 1830.
'^>enjamin Fessendeii, b. April 22, 1787, m. Jan. 23, 1814,
Cliristiana Cushman ; kept the tavern near the town-
house. They had Charles Clark, b. Mar. 25, 1815.
Benjamin Fessenden, b. Mar. 4, 1817. Chipman.
Christiana, b. May 28, 1821. Zebedee Cushman, b.
May 5, 1824. Adeline Collins, b. Nov. 18, 1830.
iietsey, b. May 4, 1789, m. Nov. 29, 1821, John Morton.
John Cornish, b. Aug. 7, 1791, m. Jan. 25, 1822, Sally
Morton of Otisfield. They had Almira, b. Dec. 10, 1822
Sarah E., b. June 10, 1824.
oally, b. Sept. 3, 1793, lived sixteen days.
Hannah Cornish, b. July 25, 1795, lived 22 months.
Hannah Cornish, b. May 25, 1798, m. Richard Morton.
Sally, b. Oct. 7, 1800, m. Moses Merrill, Jr.
Almira, m. Feb. 2, 1825, John Richards, 3d.
Dan Perry, Rev. (see personal sketch.) m. June 25,
1809, P0II3? Caldwell, the mother of his children who died
Oct. 12, 1829. He m, 2d, Feb. 29, 1832, Miss Roxanna
Leavitt of Buckfield who died in 1835, and the April fol-
lowing he m. 3d, Mrs. Judith, widow of Maj. Bartlett of,
Bethel. Rev. T. S. Perry says '*My parents suffered many
hardships while cleajnug their farm and building a hovtse.
During the "cold seasons" 18 14 â€” 16 they raised but little.
From what they did raise of com and grain, the coldest
year, they first saved the best for seed, and then divided
the remainder into twelve equal parts, one of the parts had
to last a month. Of potatoes they had more, which my fath-
er digged by breaking the frozen ground with an iron bar.
Aimate oÂ£ Oxford. 347
These, with ndllk, were ttieir ditef swpply of food." As a
ckcnit preacher, he had residence in many places in Maine
Massachusetts and Connecticut, but his children were all
born in Hebron except the first, who was b. in Portsmouth
John Jasiel, (Gen., see personal sketch), b. Aug. 2, 1811,
m. May 24, 1844, Sarah Adams, dau. of Ambrose Allen,
by whom he had Edward Augustus, b. Mar. 24, 1845 i
a well known newspaper-man in Boston, and Mary Con-
stantia, b. Oct. 19, 1847, d. in Portland, unm. May 18.
1891. He d. in Portland, May 2, 1897.
Polly Caldwell, b. May 14, 1814, m. Jan, 7, 1837, Emerr
Edes of Otisfield. â–
Electa Betsey, b. Aug. 22, 1816, d. unm. Dec. 8, 1857.
Lucy Izetta, b. Mar. 11, 1821, m. 1862, Obadiah G. Cook.'
Truman Summerfield, b. Dec. 20, 1826, was graduated al
Bowdoin College in 1850 and in 1896, "pro causa hon-
oris", he received the degree of A. M. He was several
years in business, a clerk in the U. S. Senate, living in
Washington during the civil war and at the same
time serving as correspondent of the Portland Press and
other papers. In 1873 he was ordained pastor of the Con-
gregational Church in Cumberland, Me. where he remain-
ed twelve years ; he was seven years with the church in
Dimerick, and is now pastor of the church in Waterford
He has been a frequent contributor of poetry and prose
to both religious and secular publications, and spent four
years in educational work in Florida. He has been twice
married, first in 1856, with Elizabeth Green Hale, and
second in 1891, with Julia B. Rideout.
^ui^vice Christiana, b. Sept. 24, 1829, m. Dec 26, 1854,
Obadiah G. Cook, Esq. of Casco ; she d. Mar. 11, 1861,
leaving three children ; viz. Mary Electa, wife of Geo.
* Hazen, Esq. of Oxford. Charles Sumner, of the firm of
Symonds, Snow and Cook, lawyers in Portland ; he is a
membor of the Governw's Council. Christiana S. now
of Boisters Mills.
Aj^rew Peterson, b. 1801, and Almira Pratt, both of
Hebron, were m. June 26, 1825. They had in Welchville
in 1850, Geneva, aged 15; Leonard, aged I3; Eliza A.,
aged 9 ; Georgiana, aged 6 ; Charles, aged 4 and Sulli-
van, i^ed 3.
243 Annals of Oxford.
^ W1L.T.1AM PncB, son of Dudley and Celia (Weston) PTke,
b. in Paris Dec. i, 1785 ; m. Nancy Thurston, lived in
Oxford (27). Children:
Harriet, b. Sept. 22^ 181 1 ; Caroline Matilda, b. Feb. 4,
1813, and Dudley, b. Jan. 7, 1818, ra. Dec. 25, 1857,
Mary Ann Smith.
Samuel Pike, mmi of John and Mary (Tarbox) Pike of
Norway was b. Dec. 11, 1788, d. Dec. 20, 187 1.
By wife Susanna Wood he had :
Prescott L., m. Mar. 3, 1839, Emily A. Hill; he m. 2d,
Oct. 15, 1843, Elizabeth A. Morse; had sons, Albert E.,
Herbert, Alden, Elihu, Sherman, and daughters, Mrs.
Joseph Smith, Mrs. Chas. B. Keith and Mrs. Morrill
Fuller. His farm adjoined the Craigie farm.
Harriet W., b. Aug. 22, 1817.
Miranda B,, b. Sept. 10, 1819, m. Oct. 18, 1837, J^n
Rowe, 3d, of Oxford.
Daniel W., b. Nov. 5. 1823, m. April 26, 1850, Sarah A.
Ordway. They had Arvilla, b. 185 1 ; Francis Henry, b.
Jan. 1855; Delphina, b. April 5, 1857, and Daniel, b.
Feb. 27, 1861. He was killed in the civil war.
Zeruiah, b. Sept. 5, 1825.
Charles P., b. May 7, 1827, m. Esther C. Crockett.
John P., b. Nov. 29, 1829.
Arvilla, b. Oct. 4, 1830, d. Nov. 5, 1833.
Susanna, b. Mar. i, 1833, m. April 1853, Thomas H.
Kelley. He was a tailor at Norway ; killed \rj the cars.
Robert Pike had a farm (39) adjoining Dudley Pike's
land, on the Norway road. He was a brother of Samuel,
b. July 28, 1791, m. in 181 2 Susanna, dau. of James Bick-
ford, who was b. July 7, 1794 and d. Feb. 7, 1858. He m.
2d a widow Hall, and d. Jan. 20, 1868. His children were;
Maria, b. Aug. 29, 1813, m. Elbridge S. Walcc*t.
Zeruiah, b. April 2, 1815, d. Oct. 8, 1822.
Jacob, b. Dec. 16, 1816, d. April 9, 1841.
Elvira, b. Aug. 6, 1819, m. William S. Allen.
The father of Mr. Pike, with his second wife, Sarah (Per-
ry) lived in Oxford where she d. in Nov. 1841. Their son
Calvin F., who had been a trader in Portland, died of con-
sumption, in Oxford, Dec. 3, 1851.
Skth Pike, son of John and Mercy [Jordan] Pike of
Annals of Oxftwd. 249
Norway, b. Dec. 5, 1814, m, Polly W. Bracket!. They
had Roxa Ann, b. 1846.
Israel Pike and Rosilla Cleveland, both of Hebron, and
Israel Pike and Betsey Washbarn, both oi Hebron, pub.
int. of m. Feb. 23, 1824.
Luther Farrer Pinxjree, son of Ho)^: and Sarah
(Turner) Piagree, was born in Norway May 25, 1813. He
came to Craigies Mills to leai-n the; machiaests trade, where
his good character and genial disposition made him a wel-
come addition to the little community. Sept. 23, 1841, he
m. Elizabeth Marsh, b. Nov. 9, 1816, dau. of David and
Margaret (McCurdy) Dexter of Bath. She was a neice of
Mrs. Marr and had lived with her from childhood. Both
were musicians and both were interested in the religious,
educational and social functions of the p>eople. He was a
stalwart democrat, ready in debate in town and lyceum, an
officer of the Light Infantry and a Major on Gen. Perry's
StaJQE. He removed to Portland in 1845 where he was em-
ployed as a pattern maker, also as a manufacturer of artifi-
cial limbs ; he was an ingenious mechanic and is credited
witli inventions that were patented. While in Oxford he was
chosen class leader at the organization of the MethodisI
Society, but after his removal to Portland, he became in-
terested in the writings of Sweedenburg and thereafter was
an enthusiastic worker in the New Church. He died April
18, 1892; she died Sept. 28, 1893.
lone Amelia, b. June 26, 1842, m. Feb, i, 1865, George
Oscar Sawyer, s. Hartford, Conn.
Helen Jane Gunthage, b. April 18, 1844, m. April 29,
1875, Edwin Nichols, master mariner. So. Portland.
Frank Roundy Ashton, b. Feb. 23, 1846, ra. Feb. 8, 1867,
Calista Hopkins, s. Boston.
Innocence, b. Aug. 13, 1847, d. in three days.
Consuelo Imogene, b. July 1848, d. July 1851.
Sarah Charlotte Dexter, b. Oct. 4, 1850, m. Nov. 12, 1874,
Charles F. Keith, s. Waterville.
Malcolm Cameron, b. Sept. 9, 1852, m. May 30, 1876,
Cora Louisa, dau. of Dr. Rudolph L. Dodge of Portland.
He m. 2d, Sept. 11, 1889, Maud L. Jackson. In 1881,
he was grad, from the N, Y. MÂ«d. Col., s. Portland.
250 Annals of Oxford.
Vir^ia Dean, b. Sept. 12, 1855, a popniar vocalist, m.
Albert Marwick of Portland; s. Hartford, Conn.
David Henry, b. June 22, '58, m. Lulu Lamar ; &, Hartford.
Thaddeus Pratt, son of Barnabas and Isabel (Downie)
Pratt of Bridgewater, Mass. had lot 6 in the 5th range, ist
div. He had served as pinvate in the Mass. line and for his
service was pensioned in 1819. After the death of his fath-
er his mother came to Hebron and lived with her dau. Mrs.
Simeon Davie, where she d. Dec. 24, 183 1, je 103. Mr.
Pratt m. July 23, 1777, Rachel Churchill, who d. Mar. 5,
1818, ^ 65 ; he m. 2d April 14, 1819, Dorothy Russell.
WilUam, b. Mar. 12, 1779, m. July i, 1804, Martha Gur-
ney and had William, b. 1805, m. Zilpali Bryant, s. in
Paris. Cyprian, b. Sept. 10, 1806, d. Jan 3^ 1810.
Franklin, b. Aug. 22, 1808. Austin, b, Dec. 26, 181 1.
Rachel C, b. Mar. 29, 1814. Horatio, b. July 12, 1818.
Josiah, b. May 23, 1783, m. 1807, Sybil Gurney and had
John, b. July 9, 1808. Azel, b. Sept. 3, 1810.
Mehitable, b. Mar. 29, 1813. Lemuel, b. Apr. 9, 1818.
Josiah, b. Aug. i, 1820.
Barnabas, b. July 13, 1785, d. in his fifth year.
Rachel, b. Feb. 9, 1788.
Barnabas, b. Mar. 18, 1790, m. Aug. 1815, Mary Bar-
rows and had Clementha Granville, b. June 8, 1816.
Adoniram Judson, b. Dec. 6, 1817. Roswell B., b.
Nov. I, 1820.
Susanna, b. June i, 1793, m. Sept. 26, 1813, Seth Besse.
Polly, b. July 5, 1795, m. Lieut. Eliphalet Sturtevant.
Cyprian, b. Aug. 8, 1797, m. June 24, 1819, Betsey Dun-
ham and had Fessenden G., b. June 3, 1820.
Ruby, b. Feb. 14, 1801.
Rachel, b. April 28, 1820, by 2d wife.
Benajah Pratt, b. Aug. 26, 1775, son of Abner, with
wife, Ruth Bryant and children came to Hebron, from
Middleboro. Mass. early in the ninteenth century. He had
farm_ (187) where he died May 8, 1871. His father, a sol-
dier in the Revolution, died in Oxford, June 22, 1831, ^86.
His family record has not been furnished, but the following
were, probably, his chilbren.
Abner, the Fife Major in Col. Ryersons regimeiit.
Annals of Oxford. 251
Benajah Pratt, Jr. was b. in 1801, m. Mar. 28, 1824, Mar-
garet Steadman. Feb. 11, 1826, he m. widow Ruth
Dennen ; he m. 3d, Charity Elms who died May 9,
1842 and he m. 4th, Mrs. Ruth W. Hall. He had the
farm (186) next his father*s, but on being appointed sta-
tion agent he built a house near the depot; later he lived
next above Mr. Durell's in the village. His son Horatio
K., b. 1825, m. Nov. 22, 1849, Deborah W. Mai-shall,
8. Oxford. He had two or more daughters. He was
Mr. Welch's agent, prominent in town affairs, served in
the Legialatnre, and died Mar. i, 1878.
Dordana, b. 1794, m. John Thayer.
Almira, b. 1806, m. Andrew Peterson.
Aberdeen Pratt, je 87, per. son of Abner, and wife
Lydia, m 84, were living in Oxford (122) in 1850, with
Abiel Pratt, a farmer b. in Mass. in 1802. Widow Lydia
Pratt d. Mar, 7, 1856. Abiel Pratt and Sarah Steadman,
both of Hebron, were m. Sept. 29, 1822 ; she d. June 27,
1849; ^^ "^* ^^' -^^y 5> 1850, Mrs. Sarah Soule.
Stephen Pratt, b. Dec. 12, 1778, housewright. per.
son of Abner, m. Dec. 11, 1808 Lucy S., dau. of Col.
Nathauiel Fuller, s. Paris.
Andrew Pratt, b. 1786, per. son of Abner, blacksmith
at Welchville, m. Chloe who d. July 26, 1820; he m.
2d, June 22, 1821, Phoebe Jenkins of Norway.
Ruth, b. Feb. 7, 1815 ; Sally, b. Oct. i, 1816; Chloe, b.
July 17, 1818; Abner, b. Sept. 20, 1822; Laura Ann, b.
May II, 1824, and others. His family in 1840, consisted
of wife, six girls and four boys.
Zebedee Pratt and Celia Brown, both of Hebron, were
m. Feb. 2, 1815 and are credited with :
Cyrus, b. Nov. 6, 1815, lived twelve days.
Mary Ann, b. Aug. 1817. Samuel B., b. Dec. 23, *ig.
He m. 2d, 18545 the widow of Jacob D. Brown.
Alfred and Lydia Pratt are credited on Hebron rec-
ords with Irene, b. Jan. 13, 1S12 and Alfred Cyrus, b. Feb.
Nathan Pratt of Paris and Polly Washburn of HetMX)n
were m. Jan. 18, 1815. He d. at Oxford Mar. 17, 1833-
ThÂ«y are credited in Hebron with Alvan, b. Apr. a, 1816 ;
96^ Annals of Oxtcati.
Almira, b. Mar. i8, 1818 ; Lydia Jaae, b. May 6, 1821
and Eliza, b. May d, 1824.
Jedediah Pratt of Hebron aod Sally Partridge of Poland,
pub. int. of m. Nov. 14, 1815.
Alanson Pratt, wife and son were in Oxford in 184a.
John Pray, aged 46, was a machinest at the cotton-mill
in 1850. He had wife, Mary Ann, b. 18 15 and sons Hi-
ram, b. 1839; Winfield S., b. 1841 and Charles H., b.
1849. Boarders in the family were Keziah Dennin, b,
1830 ; Amanda Dennin, b. 1834 5 Malvina B, Andrews,
b. 1827 and Colombia Andrews, b. 1832.
WiLi^M Prince had farm (103) in Oxford where he
Jied May 30, 1850, aged 63 years. He m. Feb. 5, 1833,
Hannah Gurney of Norway and had :
George E., b. 1834, m. Oct. 8, 1857, Olive D. Pulsifer.
Isaac, b. 1836. Jesse, b. 1837. Hannah E., b.
1840, ra. Cyrus Scribner. Theodore, b. 1847.
Seth Randall had lot i, in the 6th range, ist div. He
was a soldier of the Revolution from Pembroke or Roches-
ter, Mass. His wife Sarah died in Hebron Sept. 3, 1787,
and he m. 2d, Oct. 30, 1788, Molly Cushman of New
Gloucester. He d. Mar. 1817.
Lydia, b. Feb. 6, 1777.
Eliza}>eth, b. April 11, 1779, m. Shepard Bucknam.
Mary, b. May 24, 1781, m. Samuel Hutchinson.
Deborah, b. Aug. 29, 1783, d. July 20, 1787.
Peleg, b. May 24, 1785, married Sept. 14, 1809, Betsey
Whitman of Hebron.
Anna, b. Feb. 15, 1787, d. Oct. 3, 1787.
MoDy, died Sept. 7, 1796.
Sarah, b. Dec. 21, 1797, m. Mar. 31, 1821, Jacob Allen
Polly, b. Mar. 5, 1799,
JudiOi, b, July 19, 1803.
AmtfklB of Oxford. 253
Artbmas Rawson, son of Artemas attd Dorcas (Batch-
elder), was b. in Upton, Mass. Aug. 13, 1785- His parents
came to Paris and he Uved with, or near, them until 1832
when he came to Craigies Mills, taking a house aoutli-side
of Pleasant street and shop opposite the head of the street.
His little shoemakers shop was a popular resort of the vil-
lage boys, who never tired listening to his quaint stones
and good humored gossip. He m. Feb. 16, 1816, Dorcas
Rice and late in life, they moved to Lyon, where he died
Nov. 29, 1869; she died in 1884.
Children : i-v. r j
Solon, b. Oct. 29, 1817, m. Lydia Downing, s. Oxford.
Aurilia P., b. July 22, 1819, m. Horace Foss, s. M. btrat-
ford, N. H. ^ â€ž
Artemas Warren, b. July 18, 1821, m. Eleanor Hovey,
s. Arlington,, Mass.
Mary R., b. Oct. 19, 1823, m. Oliver, s. California.
William Rice, b. May i, 1826. m. Phoebe Nickerson, s.
Pawtucket, R. I. and later in California.
Dorcas B., b. May 26, 1828, unm.
Miranda, b. June 17, 1831, m. Charles A. Rice, s. Lynn.
Ann Elizabeth, b. June 25, 1833, m. Â»^-Swan, s. Lynn.
James Rice, b. July 6, 183S, m. Sarah P. Memll, s.
Somei-ville, Mass. .
Martin Van Buren, b. July 17, 1837. m. Thirza Jones, s.
Elbridge Marcellas, b. Nov. 12, 1840.
Samuel G., b. Dec. 10, 1842.
'^ John Records, Jr. of Bridge water, Mass. settled on a
lot in Paris that was afterwards set into Hebron. His fath.
er died in Hebron Sept. 24, 1831, ^ 95 ; he died Dec. i..
1837. His wife was Ruth, dau. of Perez Tubbs.
Perez Tubbs, b. Aug. 5, 1796, d. June 8, 1890. He was
a blacksmith, m. Jan. 10, 1818, Asenath Tubbs of Dres-
den ; lived in several places ; see History of Pans.
Israel, b. Mar. 18, 1798.
Orilla, b. Mar. 17, 1800, m. Ervin Glover.
John, b, Dec. 6, 1801, m. Feb. 20, 1825, Almira Perry.
Polly, b. May 7, 1804, m. 1B28, Abel Bisbee of Pans.
254 Annals ot" Oxibrd.
Ruth, b. May 28, 1806.
Charles, b. Dec. 17, 1810, Hved three days.
Charles, b. June 28, 181 2, lived seventeen months.
Olive, b. July 28, 1816.
Rosanna and Rebecca, twina, b. April 10, 1818 ; Rebecca
lived but seventeen days.
Isaac Record, m. Huldah and had m Hebron :
Vndrew, b. Sept. 8, 1788. in. Judith Tripp and had Wil-
liam H., b. Dec. 28, 1811 ; Huldah M., b. Dec. 11,
1813 ; Andrew H., b. Sept. 10. 1815, d. in his third
year; Bartimeus, b. Aug. 21, 1817, and Charles G.,
b. Oct. 4, 1819,
iannah, b. Aug. 10, 1789,
facob, b. Aug. 16, 1793, lived ten days,
'saac, b. April 14, 1795, m. Hannah dau. of Joseph
Sturtevant of Paris and had Hannah, b. Sept. 27, 1818 ;
Julia A., b. 1828; Edmund, b. 1833; Sumner, b. 1835
and Augusta, b. 1844.
acob, b. May 24, 1798, ra. July 16, 1818, Laura Bum-
pas and had Jacob Eldridge, b. Feb. 21, 1820.
Isaac Record d. Apr. 6, 1845 ; wife d. May 26, 1852.
WiNSLOW Record bought, in 1803, lot 10, in the 2d ra.
id div. and by wife Hannah, is credited in Hebron, with
â– Iannah, b. Mar. 29, 1807, m. Sept. 6, 1830, Leonard
Sturtevant of Paris. Mr. R. d. in Oxford, Oct. 3, 1831.
Chandler Records, b. 1802, son of Winslow, had
â– farm (135) Oxford. His wife, b. 1804, was Eliza, dau. of
"^^evi Cushman; both her mother, Rhoda, ^ 81, and hip
nother, Hannah, ^ 78, were living in his family in 1850.
Mary Melvina, b. Feb. 24, 1830.
Solomon Winslow, b. April 23, 1832, m. Feb. 16, 1854,
Mahala M. Wardwell.
Eliza Ellen, b. Oct. 12, 1836.
Chandler Malloy, b. Oct. 4, 1838.
Elizabeth Thatcher, b. April 15, 1840.
Abner Eugene, b. Dec. 14, 1841.
Miranda, b. 1843 and Sarah E., b. Aug. 24, 184^.
Rkurrn Rich appears to have been the first of the name
to take laud in Hebron. Whitney's note-book, under date
Anxials of Oxford. 266
of 1811, says that he had thirty seven acres of land
bounded by the lands of Moses Gammon, John Greeley,
John Burns and John Linnell. Reuben Rich and Olive
Barker, both of Hebron, were m. Oct, 19, 1814 and are
credited with children on Oxford records. Wife d. Jan. 27,
1857 ; he was living in 1840, being then upwards of 70.
Jeremiah Allen, b. July 30, 181$, m. Dec. 3, 1846, Har-
riet R. Keene.
Olive Morse, b. Jan. 5, 1818.
Reuben, b. Sept. 24, 1820.
Louis Stephen, b. April 18, 1825:.
Martha Linda, b. April 19, 182B.
vSusan Allen, b. June 27, 1830.
Samuel Rich, brother of Reuben, had farm adjoining.
Both he and his wife, Rebecca K. were living in Oxford in
1850 ; he ^ 84 and she je 71.
Joseph Cates, b. Aug. 6, 1799, ^' Rosmond â€¢â€” â€” and had
Ellen Jane, b. Mar. i, 1827.
John Stephens, b. Jan. 3, 1802, m. Sarah H. and
had Jedediah Cates, b. Feb. 19, 1824; Henry Washing-
ton, b. Feb. 27, 1826; Betsey, b. Jan. 7, 1828; Sam-
uel Seth, b. Mar. 4, 1830, m. June 15, 1852, Mahala H.
Glines of Turner; Peter, b. April 15, 1832; Leonard
Freeman, b. Sept. 2, 1834; J^^^" Lewis, b. Feb. 16,
1838; Norono, b. 1841 and Imogine, b. 1846.
Samuel, b. Jan. 23, 1804.
Hezekiah S., b. Sept. 22, 1805, m. Jerusha .â– â€”- . and had
Hester Ann, b. Sept. 4, 1829, d. May 30, 185 1 ; John
Francis Burns, b. Aug. i, 183 1 ; Nathaniel Atwood, b.
Aug. 6, 1834, ^- Mar. 22, 1839; James Aretas, b. June
1,1836, m. 1855, Mary Saunders ; Mar}'^ Celinda, b.
Oct. 28, 1838; Susar) Elizabeth, b. Sept. i, 1840;
Nancy M., b. 1843; Lydia A., b. Aug. 16, 1845;
Hollis M. b. July 22, 1846 and Horace B., b. 184B.
Elvira, b. June 10, 1807.
Reuben, b. July 23, 1812, m. July 5, 1838, Phcebe Mar-
tin and had Margaret, b. June 26, 1839; Simon Har-
dy, b. Sept. 21, 1840; James F., b. Feb. 27, 1845 and
Flora A., b. Dec. 21, 1848.
Simon Harding, b. Sept. ro, 1814