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then a territory — this record varying a little from his
commission which states that **hewas ensign in the
2d reg. of infantry, Mass. militia, resigned Nov. 30,
1814, and Dec. 27, 1814 was commissioned by President
Madison, ist lieutenant in 34th reg. U. S. infantry, to
date from Aug. 13, 1814.''



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and his descendants. 147

Children :

VII ' Sarah M. Gibson b. Brownfield, Nov. 22, 181 5; d. Ap. 16,
1837; unra.

VII ^Robert M. Gibson b. Brownfield, June 24, 1817 ; d. Oct.
26, 1833.

VII * Maria Emeline Gibson b. Brownfield, Sept. 9, 1819 ; d.
Aug. 9, 1834.

VII * James Molineux Gibson of No. Conway, N. H. b. Brown-
field, June 17, 1821; m. Oct. 18, 1854, Martha L. East-
man (b. No. Conway, May 13, 1827, ^- Nov. 4, 1878),
dau. of Daniel and Martha L. (Chadbourne) Eastman.

Mr. Gibson as successor of his father-in-law, was
" mine host " of the well-known Washington house at
No. Conway 1868-1878 ; he also spent several years
in Butte county, Cal., at both Cohasset on a timber
ranch and Pine Creek on a fruit farm.

CHILDREN :

VIII * James Lewis Gibson of No. Conway b. Fryeburg,
Dec. 2, 1855 ; m. Jan. 2, 187^, Addie W. Dow
(b. June 30, 1854), dau. of Joseph and Mary
(Chase) Dow ; two children b. in No. Conway:
^ Fanny Louise Gibson b. Aug. 21, 1878. * Har-
vey Dow Gibson b. Mar. 12, 1882.

VIII ^ George Kast Gibson of Cohasset b. No. Conway,
Aug. II, 1858 ; m. Sept. 24, 1885, Qiieen Broyles
of Cohasset; four children b. in Cohasset: ^ James
Franklin Gibson b. July 15, 1886* * Jessie Esther
Gibson b. Oct. 26, 1887. ^ Helen Luellen Gibson
b. Ap. 18, 1889. * Hazel Lewis Gibson b. May
28, 1891.

VIII * Charles Edgar Gibson of No. Conway, merchant,
b. Fryeburg, Sept 3, 1859; m. May 29, 1894,
Anna Sheehy of Nova Scotia.

VIII * Robert Gibson b. Fryeburg, Sept. 30, i860; d.
Dec. 14, 1861.

VIII * Daniel Eastman Gibson of Melrose, Mass b.
Fryeburg, Aug. 13, 1862 ; m. July 2, 1896, Mrs.
Florence (Preble) Grant of Melrose.

VIII •Helen Maria Gibson b. Paris, Nov. 24, 1864 > ni.
June 20, 1888, Holmes Boardman Fifield of Cou-



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J 48 JOHN GIBSON

way Comer (called Conway), merchant, grad-
uate Bowdoin coll. 1879 (b. Mt. Vernon, Me.,
Dec. 22, 1855), son of John M. and Elizabeth A.
Fi field ; two children b. in Conway : * Ernest
Gibson Fifield b. Ap. 11, 1890. " Martha Board-
man Fifield b. Aug. 8, 1892.
VIII ^ Anna Molineux Gibson b. Paris, Dec. i, 1867; unm.
VII * George Lafayette Gibson of Boston, Mass., San Fran-
cisco, Cal. and Carson City, Neb. b. Brownfield, Sept.
9, 1823 5 d. Cohasset, Ap. 25, 1885 ; m. Aug. 18, 1855,
Henrietta Molineux.

CHILDREN :

VIII ^ Mary Ada Molineux (birth surname Gibson) b.
Centerville, Cal., Ap. 19, 1857 > ^^^-



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Capt. Timothy\ Capt. Timothy^\ Dea. Timothy^^\ John jr,\ Jokn^

VI Abel Gibson (Capt.) of Brownfield, -Me., farmer,
ninth child of Capt. Timothy 57 and Margaret (Whit-
man) Gibson, b. Henniker, N. H., Mar. 23, 1790; d,
Brownfield, July 25, 1852 ; bur. in Burnt Meadow
Brook cemetery ; m. Feb. 22, 1818 (family record), Ann
Howard (b. May 11, 1795, d. Macomb, 111., Feb. 10,
1882), dau. of Hon. Joseph and Rebecca (Gleason)
Howard .of Brownfield.

Capt. Gibson, the last Gibson owner and occupant of
the homestead (Gibson Place so-called) on the Saco,
was a gentleman of marked ability and enterprise, cap-
tain of militia, member Maine legislature 1842, also
holder of other civil offices.

He was a soldier in the war of 1812 — Corp., Capt.
Philip Eastman's co. of artillery, Col. James Steele's
reg. Mass. militia Sept. 11 to 24, 1814, defense of Port-
land.

Children :
VII ^ Augustus Abel Gibson (Col. U. S. army) b. Brownfield,



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Mar. 31, 1819; d. Fryeburg, Me., Feb. ii, 1893; ^^^•
in Mt. Auburn cemetery near Boston, Mass. ; m. Mar.
22, 1849, Sarah Knowles (b. Mar. 12, 1815, d. Nov. 5,
1885), dau. of Hon. Seth and Sarah (Bridge) Knowles
of Boston.

Col. Gibson was a graduate U. S. mil. acad. (West
Point) 1839 and commissioned July i, 1839, 2d It., 2d
artillery, promoted ist It. June 18, 1846, capt. July
9, 1853, ^^Jm 3^ artillery July 25, 1863 and It. col. Ap.
4, 1869, retired at his own request, Dec. 15, 1870. He
served throughout the Mexican war but at its close
met with an accident which disabled him from future
field service ; during the civil war he was appointed
June 25, 1862, col., ii2th reg. Pa. volunteers (2d Pa.
artillery) and mustered out volunteer service July 22,
1864, part of this time in charge of the defense of
Washington, D. C. ; he was commandant at Fort War-
ren (Boston harbor) Sept. 8, 1864-Jan. i, 1865 and
again Oct. 1865-Ap. 4, 1869; for several years also
connected with the U. S. coast survey.

CHILDREN :

Vni ^Howard Augustus Gibson b. Baltimore, Md., Jan.
3, 1850; d. Oct. I, 1870.

Vin * Caroline Knowles Gibson b. Washington, June 20,
1852 ; m. Jan. 3, 1883, Benjamin Tupper New-
man of Fryeburg, artist (b. Bath, Me., Nov. 5,
1858).

Mr. Newman studied art both in America and
Europe, is a fine portrait and landscape painter
and an admirable teacher in sketching. Six
children : ^ Howard Augustus Newman b. and
d. New York, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1883. ^Max
Gibson Newman b. Fryeburg, Ap. 21, 1885.
^ Paul Jones Newman b. Fryeburg, Jan. 3, 1888.
* Arthur Dow Newman b. Fryeburg, Aug. 30,
1889. * George Burgess Newman b. Brooklyn,
N. Y., Nov. 30, 1890. * Benjamin Newman b.
and d. Fryeburg, Nov. i, 1893.

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150 JOHN GIBSON

Men. b. Washington, Mar. 8, 1854; m. Ap. 29,
1886, Frances Wilson Luke (b. St. Louis, Mo.,
June 25, 1856, d. Helena, Aug. 15, 1895); two
children : ^Robert Luke Gibson b. Fort Benton,
Mon., Mar. 17, 1887. ^ Wallace Knowles Gibson
b. Helena, Dec. 19, 1893.
VIII * Benjamin Huger Gibson b. Fortress Monroe, Va.,
Nov. 25, i860; d. July 22, 1872.
VII *Anne Augusta Gibson b. Brownfield, Mar. 31, 1819; ra.
Nov. 1865, Thomas McElrath of Macomb (d. May,
1879); no children.

VII 'Joseph Howard Gibson of Cal. b. Brownfield, Aug.

26, 1821; d. of Panama fever, Boston, Dec. 28, 1852;
unm.
VII * Caroline Elizabeth Gibson b. Brownfield, Dec. 20, 1822;
m. Dec. 29, 1847, Hon. James Osgood McMillan of
Fryeburg (b. Fryeburg, Oct. 10, 1805, d. Fryeburg,
Oct. 16, 1877), son of Gen. John McMillan, and gr. son
of Col. Andrew McMillan, a soldier in the Fr. and
Ind. war.

Hon. Mr. McMillan was a cadet U. S. rail. acad.
(West Point) 1820 and 1821, merchant, member of
Maine legislature, also a fine scholar and, as said of
him, " few men in our country were as well-informed
as he respecting its history and progress in all its
relations."

CHILDREN :

VIII * Helen Gibson McMillan b. Fryeburg, Oct. 6, 1848;
m. June 30, 1884, Charles M. Wiley of Orange,
N.J. ; three children: ^ James McMillan Wiley b.
Minneapolis, Minn. Oct. 16, 1885. ^Charles Mc-
Millan Wiley b. Orange, Jan. 3, 1887. * Thomas
Acton Wiley b. Orange, Aug. 12, 1888.

VIII * Edith McMillan of Minneapolis, teacher, b. Frye-
burg, Mar. 25, 1850; unm.

VIII ^ Carolyn Elizabeth McMillan of Minneapolis, presi-
dent McAlillan fur and wool company, b. Frye-
burg, Mar. 17, 1853; wii^ii-

VIII * James McMillan of Minneapolis, manager Mc-



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Millan fur and wool company, b. Fryeburg, Oct.

24, 1856; unm.
VII * Annette Matilda Gibson b. Brownfield, Aug. 28, 1824;
d. Jan. 20, 1895 ; m. Sept. 27, 1846, Milton Knight of
Macomb.

CHILDREN :

VIII * Harry A. Knight of Macomb b. Macomb, Ap. 20,
1851; m. Oct. 2, 1883, Clotilde J. Allison (b.
Macomb, Jan. 26, 1858); five children b. in
Macomb: * Annette M. Knight b. July 27, 1884.
*Ruth W. Knight b. Jan. 21, 1886; d. Dec. 10,
1886. * Florence L. Knight b. July 7, 1888.

* Harry A. Knight b. Oct. 14, 1890. * Helen M.
Knight b. Mar. 19, 1895.

VIII * Annie Howard Knight b. Macomb, Mar. 25, 1856;
m. Nov. I, 1877, James P. Lewis of Canton, Mo.
and Great Falls; two children b. in Canton :

* Milton Howard Lewis b. July 18, 1878. * Helen
Annette Lewis b. Oct. 27, 188 1.

VII • Laura Helen Gibson b. Brownfield, Jan. 19, 1829; d- D^^-
II, 1854; unm.

VII ^ Paris Gibson (Hon.) of Great Falls b. Brownfield, July i,
1830; m. Aug. 23, 1858, Valeria G. Sweet (b. Brown-
field, Nov. 30, 1839).

Hon. Mr. Gibson was a graduate Bowdoin coll. 185 1,
** went west " in 1858 and during a twenty years* resi-
dence in Minneapolis was actively engaged in private
and public pursuits, building and operating the famous
Cataract flour mill and the North star woolen mill; he
was one of the Public library founders, also regent
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) 1871-1879 when
he removed to Cascade county, Mon. and became in-
terested in sheep raising, mining and advancing his
theory that "the bench lands of northern Montana
could produce without irrigation bounteous crops of
oats, wheat and other cereals ; " when a company pur-
chased his property, the site of present Great Falls on
the Missouri, he became vice-president of the company,
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152 JOHN GIBSON

mining and smelting works, etc., and has been justly
called "the father of Great Falls.''

CHILDREN :

VIII ^ Philip Gibson of Great Falls b. Minneapolis, July
2, 1859 j ^- Aug. 9, 1882, Mary Douglas (b. Ap.
19, 1861); three children: * Paris Douglas Gib-
son b. Minneapolis, May 7, 1883. * Louise Gib-
son b. Minneapolis, Dec. 10, 1884. * Valeria
Gibson b. Great Falls, Dec. 18, 1887.

VIII * Helen Gibson b. Minneapolis, Aug. 15, 1861; d.
Sept. 15, 1862.

VIII 'Theodore Gibson of Great Falls b. Minneapolis,
Aug. 2, 1863 ; m. Ap. 9, 1888, Mary Alice John-
son (b. Nov. 9, 1865); two children b. in Great
Falls: * Donald Gibson b. Feb. 9, 1889. * Dorothy
Grace Gibson b. Jan. 30, 1891.

Vlir * Paris Gibson b. Minneapolis, Dec. 19, 1865 > ^•
Sept. 9, 1867.



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Capt. Timothy", CapL Timothy^'', Dea. Timothy ^\ John jr}\John^

VI Margaret Whitman Gibson, tenth child of
Capt. Timothy 57 and Margaret (Whitman) Gibson,
b. Henniker, N. H., Mar. 19, 1792; d. New Sharon,
la., Feb. 27, 1873 5 b^^- ^^^- 2» ^873 in Robins ceme-
tery (Wataga, 111.); n^- Dec. 2, 1808, Samuel Straw
Hadley, M. D., of Brownfield, Me. and Sparta town-
ship (Knox county). 111. (b. Hopkinton, N. H., May 3,
1783, d. Sparta township, June 7, 1862), son of Abel
and Lydia (Straw) Hadley.
Children :
VII ' Timothy Gibson Hadley of Chicago and Galesburg, 111.
b. Brownfield, Jan. 31, 1810; d. Galesburg, May 10,
1893 5 *^' fi^^^j ^^ Chicago, Dec. i, 1844, ^^^^s. Mary
Ann Read (d. Wataga) ; m. second, Feb. 14, 1866,
Emily A. Gordon of Galesburg.



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CHILDREN :

VIII * Fannie Hadley, a fine vocalist, b. Chicago, 1848 ;
m. Harry Ketch iim of Oregon, 111.; no children.
VIII ' Bertha Weston Hadley, a fine pianist, studying in
Berlin, Ger. and for two years director Conser-
vatory of music. Forest Grove, Or., b. Galesburg,
Aug. 7, 1868; m. Sept. 12, 1893, Claude Mal-
com Seeley of Tacoma, Wash.
VII *Lydia Straw Hadley. 70

VII 'Abel Gibson Hadley. 71

VII * Henry Gardner Hadley of Shelbyville, 111., Dubuque, la.
and Eugene, Or. b. Brownfield, June 24, 1815 ; m. at
Shelbyville, Nov. 12, 1840, Loretta Cox (b. Sandusky,
O., July 23, 1823).
children:
VIII ' Sally B. Hadley b. Shelbyville, Jan. 3, 1842 ; d.

Nov. 27, 1842.
Vni ^ Eliza Jane Hadley b. Eugene, Sept. 12, 1852; m.
Sept. 27, 187 1, Stewart Bates Eakin of Eugene,
cashier First nat. bank (b. Elgin, 111., A\x^. 28,
1846) ; one child : * Georgie Myrtle Eakin b.
Eugene, Feb. 10, 1874; d. Sept. 13, 1874.
VIII 'Charles Hadley of Eugene b. Eugene, Aug. 15,
1854; m. Oct. 13, 1880, Mary E. Withers (b.
Roseburg, Or., Ap. 7, i860); two children b.
in Eugene : * Neva Hadley b. Dec. 4, 1882.
^Winnefred Hadley b. Dec. 17, 1883.
Vni * Frank Hadley of Eugene b. Eugene, Feb. 5, 1856;
m. Sept. 27, 1877, Satnantha Ann Elizabeth
Poindexter (b. Eugene, June 26, i860); three
children b. in Eugene: ' Edna Irene Hadley b.
Oct. 7, 1879. ^Clarence Burdette Hadley b.
June 10, 1883. ^Harvey Graham Hadley b.
Feb. 17, 1892.
VIII * George Hadley of Eugene b. Eugene, June 15,
1858; m. June 15, 1881, Nancy Parolee Hayes
(b. Eugene, Ap. 19, 1861); one child: ^ Henry
Richard Hadley b. Eugene, Sept. 12, 1882.
VII * Sally Spring Hadley b. Brownfield, Mar. 20, 1817; d.
Brownfield, Aug. 5, i860; in. as first wife, May 3, 1837,
Maj. Sylvanus Bangs Bean of Brownfield (b. June 12,
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154 JOHN GIBSON

Maj. Bean served as orderly sergt. under Capt Zach-
ariah Gibson in the so-called Madawaska war of 1839,
see 60; he was also a soldier in the civil war — mus-
tered Nov. 7, 1861, 1st It, CO. A, nth reg. Me. vol. in-
fantry, promoted capt. a. q. m. volunteers Nov. 26,
1862, assigned maj. a. q. m. volunteers May 25-June
19, 1865, breveted maj. volunteers Mar. 13, 1865, inus-
tered out May 19, 1866.

CHILDREN :

VIII * Henry Gardner Bean b. Brownfield, Sept. 3, 1840;
d. Sept. 13, 1840.

VIII * Frank Robert Bean of Westbrook, Me. b. Brown-
field, Oct 30, 1841; m. at Mankato, Kan., Dec.
4, 1879, Alice Byers ; no children.

VIII * John Henry Bean b. Brownfield, June 22, 1843 » ^•
Buenos Ayres, S. A., Mar. 14, 1871 ; unm.

VIII * Daniel Augustine Bean b. Brownfield, May 20,
1846 ; a soldier in the civil war — enlisted Nov.
2 and mustered Nov. 11, 1861, private, co. A,
nth reg. Me. vol. infantry, wounded at battle
of Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862, detailed in
q. m. dept. June 1862-May, 1864, wounded at
picket skirmish, Bermuda Hundred, Va., June
I, 1864, d. Fortress Monroe, Va., June 6, 1864,
bur. (no. 2880) in Hampton nat. cemetery (Va.);
the official record gives the date when Mr. Bean
was mortally wounded as June 2, 1864, but in
his last letter dated the day before his death and
from ward 12, McClellan hospital (Fortress Mon-
roe), he wrote : " I was wounded June ist on the
outer pickets, about ten miles from Bermuda
Hundred ; was wounded back of the second
reserved picket, behind a small tree, was taken
to the regimental hospital and had the ball ex-
tracted. '' On Sept 15, 1890 the G. A. R. post
no. 160 (Brownfield), dept. of Maine, was named
Daniel A. Bean and, as said by Sergt. Maj.
Elias P. Morton of the Eleventh Maine, ** the
name of one of the best and bravest soldiers who
went from Brownfield."

VIII * Eliza Spring Bean b. Brownfield, Feb. 18, 1848;
d. Ap. 14, 1850.



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VIII • Charles Frederick Bean of Carbon, Wy. and Glen-
dive, Men. b. Brownfield, Dec. 17, 1849; ™-
Ap. 16, 1879, Henrietta Bangs; three children :

* Sylvanus Bangs Bean b. Carbon, July, 1882.

* Frederick Bean b. Glendive, Oct. 1883. * Wal-
ter Edwin Bean b. Glendive, 1890; d. 1892.

VIII ^ Eliza Spring Bean b. Brownfield, Aug. 28, 1852;
m. Feb. 21, 187^, Fred W. Spring of Westbrook ;
two children: ^Frank Bean Spring b. Brown-
field, Sept. 2, 1876. ^ Sally Hadley Spring b.
Fryeburg, Me., Ap. i, 1879.
VIII ^Jennie Hadley Bean b. Brownfield, Oct. 22, 1854;
m. Feb. 20, 1878, Alpheus S. Leighton of Port-
land and Strond water, Me. (b. Windham, Me.,
Oct. 16, 1855); one child : * Fred Weston Leigh-
ton b. Portland, Oct. 10, 1879.
VII • Marshall Spring Hadley of Washington and Rochester,
Mich. b. Brownfield, Dec. 14, 1818; d. E. Saginaw,
Mich., Nov. 16, 1888; m. at Washington, Oct. 31, 1844,
Margaret Axford (d. Rochester, Oct. 26, 1862), dau.
of John S. and Elizabeth (Decon) Axford.
CHILDREN :

VIII * Elizabeth Axford Hadley b. Washington, Sept. 6,
1849; ^- ^t Pontiac, Mich., Jan. 26, 1875, Albert
Holden Comstock of E. Saginaw, Mich, and
Duluth, Minn. (b. Pontiac, Feb. 22, 1847), son
of Elkanah B. and Eliza (Holden) Comstock.

Mr. Comstock during his long residence in E.
Saginaw was cashier Home nat. bank, and since
his removal to Duluth in 1895 has been vice-presi-
dent Marshall-Wells company, wholesale iron
and steel merchants. One child: ^Marguerite
Whitman Comstock b. E. Saginaw, Jan. 9, 1876;
unm.

VIII * Margaret Hadley b. Washington, Dec. i, 1853; m.
at E. Saginaw, Nov. 29, 1876, Charles Sumner
Burch of Chicago, 111. and Grand Rapids, Mich. ,
book publisher in the former city and present
managing editor Evening Press (b. Pinckney,
Mich., June 30, 1854); three children: * Grace
Margaret Burch b. Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 22,
1877. ^ Arlisle Burch b. Evanston, 111., Feb. 13,



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1880; d. July 8, 1882. ' Albert Comstock Burch
b. Evanston, Sept. 4, 1884.
VIII 'John Franklin Hadley b. Rochester, Mar. 10, 1859;
d. June 29, 1862.
VII ^ Samuel Bradley Hadley of Myrtle Creek, Or. b. Brown-
field, Ap. 10, 1821; d. Paisley, Or., Ap. 20, 1891; m.
Ap. ID, 1851, Mrs. Emily Amelia (Hammond) Shinn
(b. Sept. 21, 1825, d- Oct- 3» 1886).

CHILDREN :

VIII > Albert Horatio Hadley of Summer Lake, Or. b.

Myrtle Creek, Dec. 20, 1852 ; d. Nov. 20, 1878 ;

m. Sept. 18, 1876, Margaret Hamilton; two

children.
VIII * Margaret Louisa Hadley b. Myrtle Creek, Mar.

9, 1854; m. Oct 9, 1875, John C. Hanan of

Chewaucan, Or. ; eight children : * George W.

Hanan b. Chewaucan, Oct. 10, 1876 ; num.

^ Emily A. Hanan b. Garden Valley, Or., Dec.

27, 1877 ; m. Jan. i^, 1897, John S. Kelsay of

Chewaucan. ' Kittie B. Hanan b. Summer

Lake, Aug. 13, 1879. * Charles M. Hanan b.

Chewaucan, Mar. 15, 1881. * Henry E. Hanan

b. Garden Valley, Nov. 25, 1882. • Andrew J.

Hanan b. Chewaucan, June 8, 1888. 'John E.

Hanan b. Chewaucan, Oct. 8, 1889. *Wayman

L. Hanan b. Chewaucan, A p. 19, 1891.
VIII * Samuel Gibson Hadley of Silver Lake, Or. b.

Myrtle Creek, Dec. 3, 1856 ; unm.
VIII * Melvin Hadley of Fruitland, Wash. b. Myrtle

Creek, Ap. 22, 1858 ; m.
VIII * Melvina Hadley b. Myrtle Creek, Ap. 22, 1858 ;

m. May 10, 1875, John Allen Withers of Paisley;

two children b. in Paisley: * Chester L. Withers

b. Mar. 9, 1877. ^Wayman C. Withers b. Jan.

24, 1879.
VIII 'John Timothy Hadley b. Summer Lake, Mar. 14,

i860; d. Nov. 3, 1876.
VIII 'Henry Marshall Hadley 6f Earl, Or. b. Myrtle

Creek, June 15, 1866 ; m.; three children.
VIII « Kitty Emeline Hadley b. Paisley, Feb. 7, 1862;

m. Jan. 19, 1879, William A. Currier of Paisley;

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rier b. Dec. 6, 1879. * Eva Currier b. Oct. 9,

1882. * William Manley Currier b. Jan. 2^ 1884.

VII * Betsey Spring Hadley b. Brownfield, Feb. 24, 1823; ^'

July 5, 1830.
VII • William Greenleaf Hadley of Wataga, 111., New Sharon,
la. and Elmwood, Neb. b. Brownfield, Oct. 24, 1824;
d. Elmwood, Aug. 21, 1880; m. Sept. 16, 1856, Harriet
Lincoln (b. Richmond, Vt., Jan. 29, 1834).
CHILDREN :

VIII ^Melvina May Hadley b. Wataga, July 4, 1857; m.
Oct. 16, 1879, William Orr Boyles of Alvo, Neb.;
one child : ^ Clyde William Boyles b. Alvo, Aug.
14, 1882.
VIII *Hattie Lincoln Hadley b. Wataga, Nov. i, 1862;
m. June 24, 1880, James Allen Muthersbaugh of
Bement, 111. and Mandamin la. (b. Yeagerstown,
Pa., Sept. 6, 1856); seven children: * Mabel Mar-
garet Muthersbaugh b. Elmwood, Ap. 11, 1881;
d. Aug. 24, 1882. * Allen Greenleaf Muthers-
baugh b. Bement, Oct. 23, 1882. * Hadley Jacob
Muthersbaugh b. Hastings, Neb., Oct. 7, 1884.
* Jessie Bell Muthersbaugh b. Hastings, Mar.
21, 1886. *Will B. Muthersbaugh b. Bement,
Feb. 12, 1889. * David James Muthersbaugh b.
Springfield, 111., Aug. 18, 1893; d. Ap. 4, 1805.
^Hallie Philip Muthersbaugh b. Decatur, 111.,
Sept. 17, 1895.
VII ^^^ Margaret Whitman Hadley, b. Brownfield, Sept. 20, 1827;

m. Jan. i, 1852, Harvey Burdette Vaill of Lincoln,

Neb.; one adopted child.
VII " Moses Sweat Hadley of Wataga, 111. and Mauch Chunk,

la. b. Brownfield, Mar. 23, 1829; m. Dec. 22, 1859,

Orvilla P. Thorpe (b. Whitesville, N. Y., Mar. 12, 1841).

CHILDREN :

VIII Uohn H. Hadley of Mauch Chunk b. Wataga, Jan.

7, 1864; ^- Jan. 10, 1888, Mary C. Summers;

two children b. in Mauch Chunk: ^Charles

W. Hadley b. Sept. 11, 1888. ^John M. Hadley

b. June 28, 1890.
VIII * Alice L. Hadley b. Wataga, Jan. 27, 1868; m.



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Mar. 4, 1890, Fred M. Quarton of Woodstock,
Minn. ; one child: ^ Emma H. Quarton b. Wood-
stock, Mar. 10, 1893.
VIII 'Jennie M. Hadley b. Mauch Chunk, Sept 6,
1876; m. Nov. 14, 1897, Fred Shaw of Mauch
Chunk.
VIP^ Melville Francis Hadley of Henderson, 111. and Osa-
watomie, Kan. b. Brownfield, May 15, 1830; killed
Denver, Col., July 23, i860 while en route to Pike's
Peak; m. Ap. 30, 1858, Carrie F. Conner (b. Colum-
bus, O., May 26, 1836, m. second, 1873, James R.
Hughes); no children.
VII "Melvina Frances Hadley b. Brownfield, May 15, 1830; d.

Feb. 24, 1832.
VII "Eliza Jane Hadley b. Brownfield, July i, 1832; m. at
Wataga, Jan. 5, 1859, Alfred Hagerman of Oxford,
Mich., stock and wool dealer (b. Northampton, Pa.,
Nov. 6, 1826).

CHILDREN :

VIII * Cornelius De Witt Hagerman of Lincoln and Wy-
more. Neb. b. Oxford, Ap. 29, 1861; m. July 11,
1885, Carrie Alexander (b. Aug. 20, 1865); one
child: * Alfred A. Hagerman b. Lincoln, Ap. 20,
1889.

VIII ^Hadley Hagerman of Oxford b. Oxford, May 30,
1863; unm.

VIII ^William Hagerman b. Oxford, Sept. 9, 1864; d.
Sept. 28, 1866.

VIII * Margaret Vaill Hagerman b. Oxford, May 5, 1866;
m. Aug. 27, 1891, Edwin J. Jackson of Lincoln.

VIII * Alfred Burdette Hagerman of Oxford b. Oxford,
June 2, 1868; unm.
VII ^Robert Gibson Hadley of Eugene b. Brownfield, Mar. 7,
1834; d. Eugene, Nov. 1869; m. May, 1866, Martha
Brattain of Eugene (d. Dec. 1868).

CHILDREN :

VIII ^Paul Hadley of Eugene b. Eugene, May 15, 1867;
unm.



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70

Margaret W,^, Capt Timothy \ Capt. Timothy ^\ Dea. Timothy^^\
John jr^\ John '

VII Lydia Straw Hadley, second child of Dr. Sam-
uel S. and Margaret W. 69 (Gibson) Hadley, b.
Brownfield, Me., Sept. 20, 181 1; m. first, June 23,
1836, Silas Crockett Bradbury of Brownfield, Me. and
Menomonee and Marinette, Wis. (b. Brownfield, 1807,
drowned in Lake Michigan, Oct. 1847;) m. second,
1854, James Maher of Brownfield.
Children :
VIII ^ Izah Gibson Bradbury b. Brownfield, May 30, 1837 ; m.
Mar. 4, 1857, Harvey Lucas of New Sharon, la.

CHILDREN :

IX * Silas Bradbury Lucas (Rev.) of Delphos, Kan. b.

New Sharon, May 28, 1850; m. May 9, 1889,

Nettie Clason ; one child: ^Izah Clason Lucas

b. Sept. 12, 1895.

IX ^ Helen Michener Lucas of New Sharon, b. New

Sharon, Sept. 14, 1864 ; unm.

VIII * Helen Augusta Bradbury b. Marinette, Mar. 14, 1846;

m. Nov. 3, 1863, Enoch P. Michener of Osborne, Kan.

CHILDREN :

IX ^ Izah Lucas Michener b. New Sharon, Sept. 28,

1867; d. Mar. 12, 1884,
IX * William Ernest Michener b. Durham, la., Sept. 7,

1881,



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Margaret W.''^ Capt. Timothy", Capt. Timothy ^\ Dea. Timothy^,
John jr.'\ John'

VII Abel Gibson Hadley of Wataga, Sparta township,
111., New Sharon, la. and North Bend, Kan., third child
of Dr. Samuel S. and Margaret W. 69 (Gibson) Hadley,



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160 JOHN GIBSON

b. Canaan, N. H., Mar. 23, 1813 ; d. Smith county,
Kan., Jan. 23, 1888 ; m. first, at Bartlett, N. H., Dec.
29, 1837, Eliza Ann Cobb (d. Mar. 1839) 5 ^- second,
Dec. 26, 1839, Abigail Ricker (b. Saco, Me., Oct. 4,
1818, d. Sparta township, Feb. 12, 1858); m. third, at
Knoxville, 111., Sept. 23, 1863, Mrs. Elizabeth (Petrie)
Brown (b. Deerfield, N. Y,, June 14, 1828).

Children :
VIII * Weymouth Hadley of Wataga and-Keithsburg, 111., dealer
in drugs, paints and oils, b. Brownfield, Mar. 8, 1841 ;
m. at Wataga, May 2, 1867, Laura A. Shurtleflf (b. Vic-
toria, 111., Aug. 20, 1848), dau. of William A. Shurtleflf.

Mr. Hadley was a soldier in the civil war — en-
listed Aug. 6 and mustered Sept. 2, 1862, private, co.
I, io2d reg. 111. vol, infantry, discharged June 6, 1865;
present quarter-master of his G. A. R. post.

CHILDREN :

IX ' Dora F. Hadley b. Wataga, Aug. 18, 1869 ; d. Jan.

2, 1871.
IX *Anna L. Hadley b. Wataga, May 15, 1872; d.

Aug. 29, 1872.
IX 'Jennie M. Hadley, organ and piano teacher, b.

Wataga, June 4, 1874 ; unm.
IX *Thena Grace Hadley, teacher Keithsburg high

school, b. Wataga, Oct. 2, 1878.
IX ' Edna Margaret Hadley b. Keithsburg, Jan. 5, 1887,
VIII ^ Eliza A. Hadley b. Brownfield, Dec. 9, 1842; m. May 21,
1864; Homer Newberry of Rochester and Vernon,
Mich. (b. Dec. 9, 1840, d. Vernon, July 21, 1888.)
CHILDREN :

IX ' Clinton Newberry b. Rochester, May 14, 1865; d.

June 18, 1889; unm,



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