centered. He received his early education in the juvenile schools of Brook-
lyn, N. Y., and Newport, R. I.,' and at boarding schools in Northampton and
Stockbridge, Mass., taking his final preparation course for College at the
Berkeley Institute, Newport, R. I. He entered Hamilton College, Clinton,
N. Y., September 12, 1861, and graduated therefrom, July 20, 1865, with a
degree of Bachelor of Arts, and in 1868 he received the degree of Master of
Arts from Hamilton College. In January, 1867, he entered the Law School
of the University of the City of New York and graduated therefrom, May
8, 1868, with the degree of L.L.B. He visited Europe in the summer of 1867
and again in the fall of 1868, and in 1869 he entered the University of Berhn,
Germany, attending lectures more particularly on Roman Law. After three
years in Europe, he returned to the United States and in the fall of 1873
formed a partnership with Charles H. Duell for the general practice of the
law in New York City. This partnership continued until his partner, Mr.
Duell, was appointed United States Commissioner of Patents at Washington,
D. C. During this period, Mr. Tompkins was President of the New York
and Rosendale Cement Company. His business connections were with the
Bankers' Loan and Investment Company of New York City, C. Poyet and
Company, Incorporated, and with the Hudson River Land Company.
Mr. Tompkins married on April 20, 1876, in New York City, Susan Liv-
ingston Ledyard, born February 20, 1844, at Paris, France, who died October
II, 1877, at Newport, Rhode Island, and by this marriage there was no issue.
His wife was a daughter of Henry Ledyard, who resided successively at Paris,
I02 Hamilton Bullock Tompkins. [April
France, Washington, D. C, Detroit, Michigan and Newport, R. I., by his wife
Matilda Cass, daughter of Gen. Lewis Cass, who was at one time U. S. Min-
ister to France, U. S. Senator, Secretary of State of the United States. Henry
Ledyard, his father, graduated from Columbia College, and was at one time
Secretary of the American Legation in Paris and later Mayor of the City of
He was for many years Secretary of the Redwood Library, Newport,
R. L, and a Director of that Library for. over fifty years; and until his death
he was a Director of the Newport Historical Society, and at one time served
as its Vice-President, and for four years as its President. He was a Trustee
of Hamilton College, his alma mater, and served as such for nearly twenty-five
years, being greatly interested in its welfare, serving as a member of its ex-
ecutive committee and a chairman of its library committee, and contributing
largely towards the support of the college. He was interested also in the
welfare of the Tuskegee Institute, and contributed generously towards its
support. He was a member of the Newport Reading Room, the Newport Art
Association and the Newport Casino, and the Newport Country Club. He was
a member and trustee of the West Side Presbyterian Church of New York
City, while his Newport religious affiliations were with the United Congrega-
tional Church, of which body his mother and brother, the late Frederick Tomp-
kins, were long time members.
His tastes were decidedly of a literary leaning, and he was the author of
numerous books and pamphlets, amongst which we may mention : Bibliotheca
Jcffersonia, 1887; Burr Bibliography, 1892; Bibliography of the Works of
George Henry Calvert (Newport, R. L), 1900; Bibliography of the Class of
J865 of Hamilton College, 1^77; The Great Stmmp Fight: a paper read before
the New York Chapter of the Society of Colonial Wars, and printed for cir-
culation amongst its members by the Chapter in 1906; Newport Lotteries, a
paper read before the Newport Historical Society, 1912; and various other his-
torical papers, most of which have been put in print.
Mr. Tompkins was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars in Rhode Is-
land, and served as Chancellor and Deputy Governor and Governor of that So-
ciety, and he was also for a time Deputy Governor General for Rhode Island of
the General Society of Colonial Wars. He was Chancellor of the New York
Chapter of the Colonial Order ; a member of the Sons of the Revolution, the
New England Society and of the Mayflower Society ; the New York Bar As-
sociation ; the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association ;
the American Library Association ; the National Municipal League ; the Biblio-
phile Society ; the New York Charity Organization Society ; the Civil Service
Reform Association ; and the American Scenic and Historical Society.
He was elected an Annual Member of the New York Genealogical and
Biographical Society, November 9th, 1894, and was at one time a Trustee of
that Society, and served as its Honorary Librarian for some years. He was
always active in the interests of the Society and a generous contributor to-
wards promoting its material welfare. Mr. Tompkins was a man of notable
attainments and to those who were favored by his friendship, he was a de-
lightful companion, and to all a gracious and lovable gentleman.
Ig22.1 Preston Genealogy. I03
Contributed by John R. Totten,
Member of the New York Geuealofical and Biographical Society.
(Continued from Vol. LlII, p. 52, of The Record.)
91. Julius Curtis Preston, b. April 20, 1806, Camden, N. Y. ; d. April 29,
1858, Lander, Warren Co., Pa., aged 52 years and 9 days and was bur. in
cemetery Farmingdale, Pa., and later his remains were removed to Lake View
Cemetery, Jamestown, N. Y. He was a farmer and lived at Camden, N. Y.,
until 1826; at Whitesboro, N. Y., till 1830 about, and then at Lander (P. O.
Farmingdale), Warren Co., Pa., from 1831 till his death. He m. , 1830,
Whitesboro, N. Y., Jane Jones (whose parentage has as yet not been de-
termined), b. Nov. 10, 1810, Whitesboro, Oneida Co., N. Y. ; d. March 7, 1858,
aged 77-2,-2'j, Buffalo, N. Y.
Children: 3 (Preston), 2 sons and i daughter, all b. Lander, Pa.
+310. Lorenzo, b. July 4, 1832; d. March 3, 1889; m. Julia Northrop.
-I-311. Jerome, b. Jan. 28, 1834; d. ; m. Hannah Broadhead.
4-312. Emily H., b. Dec. 30, 1844; d. ; m. Alfred L. Jenks.
Homer M. Preston, of Warren, Pa. (1903), son of No. 310 of this Record.ā His
92. Gilbert Hamilton Preston, b. Sept. 16, 1816, Camden, N. Y. ; he
lived Hornellsville, Steuben Co., N. Y., and was a locomotive engineer on the
Erie Railroad; d. June i, 1883, Hornellsville, and was bur. there in Hope
Cemetery; m. Jan. 10, 1843, Clara S. Burell, b. July 12, 1823, Quebec, Can-
ada; d. Nov. II, 1897, Dunkirk, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., and was bur. Hope
Cemetery, Hornellsville, N. Y.
Children: 6 (Preston), 2 sons and 4 daughters: ā
313. Homer Montcalm, b. Aug. 6, 1845.
314. Helen Mary, b. July 28, 1849.
-1-315. Harriett Belle, b. July 20, 1853; m. William Frank Kimball.
' 316. Henrietta Estelle, b. April 20, 1857.
317. Honor Hannah, b. Nov. 21, i860.
4-318. Hamilton Gilbert, b. Feb. 2, 1863; m. Hironymo Duffey.
Homer M. Preston, of Warren, Pa., son of No. 310, of this Record.ā His children.
93. Junius Preston, b. , 1819, Camden, N. Y. ; he was a merchant and
lived Huron, Erie Co., Ohio; d. May 12, 1847, Huron, Ohio, and was there
bur. ; m. Sept. 24, 1840, Huron, Ohio, by Rev. Mr. Marks, Caroline Cady (dau.
nf Robert and Mary (La Clare) Cady), as her first husband; she was b. Sept.
II, 1824, Montreal, Canada; d. (she was living in 1899). She m. (2)
, 1849, at Westfield, Chautauqua Co., N. Y. (where she lived after her
first husband's death), L. B. Melven.
Child: I (Preston) daughter: ā
319. Charlotte Mary, b. Jan. 19, 1845, Huron, Ohio; she lived at Westfield,
N. Y., and d. there May 31, 1863, and was there bur.; she did not
marry, and with her death the line of No. 93 became extinct.
Jerome Preston, of Jamestown, N. Y., No. 311 of this Record.
94. Emily Preston, b. ? d. ? aged 24 years. Sugar Grove, Pa.,
two years after her marriage. She m. William D. Wellman and nothing
more is known of her.
Jerome Preston, No. 311, of this Record.
I04 Preston Genealogy. [April
95. Olive Preston, b. Oct. 27, 1815, Camden, N. Y. ; d. Oct. 9, 1843, Cam-
den, N. Y., and was bur. in the "Seventh Cemetery," Camden; m. Nov. 10,
1833, Camden, N. Y., James Gamble, b. , in New Hampshire; he was a
shoemaker and lived in Camden, N. Y., and d. there Oct. 3, 1835, and was
there bur. He was a son of WiUiam and Susannah (Gilbert) Gamble. William
Gamble was a school teacher and died and was buried at Greenwich, Wash-
ington Co., N. Y., about 1813. Susannah, his wife, died Florence, Oneida
Co., N. Y., Sept. 20, 1844, and was buried in the "Seventh Cemetery," Camden,
N. Y. Susannah (Gilbert) Gamble was b. , 1767, Brookfield, Mass., and
there she m. William Gamble, bearing him 11 children of whom James (who
m. No. 95) was one. After the death of William Gamble, Susannah (Gilbert)
Gamble, m. (2) , 1816, Camden, N. Y., Lamphere, b. , 1767,
Brookfield, Mass., he lived in Camden, N. Y., and was a farmer, and d. there
, 1844, and was bur. in the "Seventh Cemetery," and by him she had no
Child: I (Gamble) son, b. Camden, N. Y. : ā
-I-320. James Henry, b. Aug. 18, 1835; d. ; m. (i) Philomelia Sperry;
m. (2) Charlotte Maria Johnson.
Her son, James Henry Gamble, of Camden, N. Y., No. 320 of this Record. ā History
of Camden, N. Y ., pp. 31-2, 93-4, 224-5, 285, 324.
97. Honor Preston, b. Oct. 15, 1820, Camden, N. Y. ; d. Oct. 15, 1899,
Sunday, on her birthday, Stillman Valley, Ogle Co., 111., and was there buried ;
m. Aug. 6, 1861, Camden, N. Y., Asaph Marsh Trumbull, b. Sept. 13, 1813;
bapt. June 19, 1814, East Windsor, Conn. He was a farmer and lived at Still-
man Valley, 111.; d. ? He was a son of James Trumbull (b. April 14,
1782; d. Oct. 15, 1824, aged 42; m. Aug. 12, 1802) and his wife Jane Watson
(b. Dec. 31, 1781 ; d. Nov. 11, 1834, aged 53) of East Windsor, Conn.
Children: 3 (Trumbull), i son, 1 daughter and i sex not stated.
321. Child, d. in infancy.
322. Daughter, d. in infancy.
323. George, b. ? d. ? living in 1892, at Stillman Valley, 111.
Stiles Ancient Windsor, Vol. H, p. 766. ā Herself, in letters written to the compiler
of this genealogy.
100. Hastings Cyprian Preston, b. May 31, 1825, Camden, N. Y., he was
a farmer and lived at White Rock, Ogle Co., 111.; d. ? (he was living in
May 1899) ; m. Oct. 18, 1853, Camden, N. Y., Eliza Jane Upson, b. June 5,
1832, Camden, N. Y; d. ? (living May 1899). She was a dau. of Lent
Upson and Maria Preston (No. J"], of this Record) who lived at Camden,
Children: 9 (Preston), 6 sons and 3 daughters, all b. White Rock, 111.
-f324. Junius Upson, b. Aug. 30, 1854; d. ? m. (i) Elsie Cheney; m. (2)
Isabella Alice (Aitken) Wilkinson, widow of John Wilkinson.
325. Riley Ashbel, b. Feb. 10, 1857.
326. Clara Maria, b. Sept. 20, 1859; d. June 5, ? at Pipestone, Pipe-
stone Co., Minn. ; m. Hermon TurnbuU.
327. Rossiter Johnson, b. Aug. 12, 1863; he was a farmer and living 1900-1,
Mayberry, Pawnee Co., Nebr.
+328. Charles Hastings, b. Nov. 19, 1866; d. ; m. Ella M. James.
329. Elmer James, b. Nov. 9, 1867.
330. Ella Jane, b. April 17, 1870.
331. George Spencer, b. Aug. 11, 1872; he lived at Pipestone, Minn.
332. Jennie Maria, b. Jan. 27, 1875; living 1901, Mayberry, Pawnee Co.,
iq22.] Preslon Genealogy. I05
History of Camden, N. Y., p. 34.ā Mrs. Trumbull, No. 97 of this Record.ā Mrs.
Hannah Preston, widow of No. 249 of this Record. ā His children.
102. Calvin Johnson Preston, b. Nov. 22, 1829, Camden, N. Y. ; he lived
on a farm just outside the town of Camden, N. Y. ; and he d. there Sept. 2,
1865 (or Aug. 24, 1865), aged 35 years, 9 mo. 2 days and was bur. Camden,
N. Y. ; m. June 5, 1856, Camden, N. Y., Sarah EHzabeth Tuttle, b. Oct. 12,
1829, Camden, N. Y. ; d. Oct. 20, 1871, aged 42, at Camden, N. Y., and was
bur. there. She was a dau. of Deacon Lyman Tuttle (b. , 1796, Wolcott,
Conn.; d. , 1865; m. Sept. 27, 1820) and his wife Sarah Hungerford (b.
; d. Oct. 16, 1833) of Camden, N. Y.
Child: I f Preston) dauEjhter : ā
333. Ollic Amelia, b. July 5, 1858, Camden, N. Y. ; d. March 8, 1892, Rock-
ford, 111., and was there bur. in West Side Cemetery; m. May 10,
1876, Rockford, 111., Chester Edwin Briggs, b. Sept. 19, 1853, Jamaica,
Windham Co., Vt. He lived (1899) at No. 905 Kishwaukee St.,
Rockford, 111. : d. (living May 3, 1899). He was a son of Joseph
Washburn and Elizabeth (Cressy) Briggs, of Rockford, 111.
Children: 2 (Briggs) sons, both b. Rockford, 111.: ā
1. Edwin Cressy, b. Feb. 26, 1881.
2. Lewis Preston, b. Aug. 23, 1886.
History of Camden, N. Y., pp. 297-8.ā Mrs. Honor Preston Trumbull, No. 97 of this
S04. HnLEN Preston, b. Nov. 10, 1813, Camden, N. Y. ; d. Aug. 10, 1835,
Camden, N. Y., and was bur. in Mexico Street Cemetery; m. , 1831,
Camden, N. Y., Martin Henry Stevens (as his first wife), b. Dec. 25, 1806,
Naugatuck, Conn. ; he lived in Camden, N. Y. and there d. June 6, 1898, in
his 92nd year, and was there bur. He was a son of Martin and Thirza
(Tyrrell) Stevens of Naugatuck, Conn., until 1827 and afterwards of Cam-
den, N. Y.
Child: T (Stevens) son, b. Camden. N. Y. : ā
334. Henry Dwight, b. , 1832; d. , 1833, at Camden, N. Y., and
was there bur. in Mexico Street Cemetery.
Martin Henry Stevens m. (2) , 1836, Emma A. Fish, b. , 1810;
d. Dec. 10, 1875, aged 65 years, at Camden, N. Y., and was bur. in Forest
Park Cemetery, Camden, N. Y. She was a dau. of Jesse Fish of Williams-
town. Oswego Co., N. Y.
Children: 2 (Stevens), i son and i daughter, both b. Camden, N. Y. Not in
i. Walter Tyrrell, b. July 3, 1839; m. May , 1863, Irene M. Norton
(dau. of Orson B. Norton of Camden, N. Y.)
Children: 2 (Stevens), i daughter and i sex not stated: ā
1. Grace Irene, b. Aug. 16, 1867, who m. Rev. Robert Tafft, of Bal-
2. child, sex not stated, said to have died, not married.
ii. Helen Martha, b. , 1841 ; d. , 1861, aged 20, and was bur.
Forest Park Cemetery, Camden, N. Y. ; not married.
History of Camden, N. Y., pp. 68-9, 369-72. ā Massachusetts Stiles Family, p. 27.ā
105. Catlin Preston, b. Jan. 24, 1816, Camden, N. Y., he lived at Pales-
tine, III, and later at Evansville, Ind. ; he was a merchant in Palestine and
later a member of the firm of Preston Brothers, wholesale dealers in general
merchandise. Evansville, Ind. ; he d. Evansville, Dec. 2, 1876. and was there
bur. in Oak Hill Cemetery. He m. Oct. 3, 1837, Pulaski, N. Y., Juliet Cook,
I06 Preston Genealogy. [April
b. ? at ; d. Sept. i6, 1852, York, Clark Co., 111., and was interred
at York, III., and subsequently her remains were removed to Oak Hill
Cemetery, Evansville, Ind. She was a dau. of Caleb Cook of Pulaski, N. V'.
Children; 6 (Preston), 5 sons and i daughter: ā
335. William Riley, b. Nov. 12, 1838, Flemingsburgh, Ky. ; d. Nov. 14,
i860, St. Paul, Minn. ; not married.
336. Byron Dewitt, b. Oct. 12, 1840, Palestine, 111.; d. there July 29, 1841.
337. Frederick Augustus, b. July 4, 1842, Palestine, 111. ; he was a merchant
and lived successively at Evansville, Ind., Painesville, Ohio, 5 years
and Chicago, 111., i year; d. July 10, 1892, Chicago, 111., and was
buried in Muncie, Ind.; m. (i) Florence Isabelle Willard (dau. of
Charles Francis and Mary ( ) Willard of Muncie, Delaware Co.,
Ind.), b. , at ; d. , 1877, at Muncie, Ind., and was there
bur.; and by her he had no issue; he m. (2) , at Muncie, Ind.,
Charline Willard (his first wife's sister), b. , at ; d. ,
1885, at New York City, N. Y.
Children: 3 (Preston), 2 sons and i daughter: ā
1. Charles Willard, b. , at ; d. , at .
2. Charline Isabelle, b. Nov. 7, 188 1, Painesville, Ohio; m. Nov. 7,
1901, at Muncie, Ind., Frederick Nicholas Baylies, b. March 14,
1875, at Des Moines, Iowa. He is a son of Ripley Nicholas and
Harriet Helen (Sinnamon) Baylies, of Des Moines, Iowa and
Chicago, 111. They live 1921 at No. 840 Park Ave., cor. 76th St.,
N. Y. City.
Child: I (Baylies) daughter: ā
I. Charline Harriet, b. Sept. i, 1902.
3. Frederick Augustus, b. March 10, 1884, at Evansville, Ind. ; m.
Friday, Feb. 7, 191 1, Highland Park, 111., in Trinity Church, Mar-
garet Atwater (dau. of Henry Green and Anna Maria (Drury)
Atwater, of East Orange, N. J., and Highland Park, 111.), b. June
26, 1890, at East Orange, N. J. In 1921 they lived at 247 Central
Ave., Highland Park, 111.
Children: 3 (Preston) sons: ā
1. Frederick Willard, b. June 27, 1912.
2. Charles Drury, b. June 6, 1914.
3. Henry Atwater, b. Oct. 5, 1919.
338. John Dixon, b. Jan. 19, 1844, Palestine, 111.; d. Nov. il, 1914, at the
Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, 111., from pneumonia following an op-
eration. His funeral services were held in Grace Presbyterian Church,
Evansville, Ind., Nov. 14, 1914, and his remains were interred in Oak
Hill Cemetery, in that City. He was not married. He was educated
at the Wesleyan University in Ohio. He began his business career in
Memphis, later becoming a member of the firm of Preston Brothers
in Evansville, Ind., remaining in that firm until the early i88o's. He
then went to New Orleans and was associated with his brother Henry
Maltby Preston, in the firm of Preston and Staufifer in that City,
where he remained until that firm liquidated about 1904. Since which
time until his death he divided his time between New Orleans and
Chicago (the home of his widowed sister, Mrs. Kumler).
339. Henry Maltby, b. Aug. 7, 1845, Palestine, 111.; d. (living October
1921); he resides at New Orleans, La., corner of Jackson and St.
Charles St., with a summer home at the "Gap" near Lancaster, Lan-
caster Co., Pa. He was a wholesale grocer of the firm of Preston and
Staufifer, Nos. 506-516 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. He went to
that City from Evansville, Ind., in 1859. He liquidated his business
lg22.] Preston Genealogy. IO7
and retired about 1904. He m. Dec. 22, 1874, New Orleans, Alice
Bonford Stauffer, b. N. Y. City, N. Y., Sept. 22, 1852; d. July 7,
1919, at the "Gap," Lancaster Co., Pa., and was bur. in New Orleans,
La. She was a dau. of Isaac H. and Marie Celeste (Bonford) Stauflfer
of New Orleans. No children.
340. Amelia Juliet, b. York, 111., Nov. 18, 1848; d. July 14, 1911, Chicago,
111., and was bur. Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind. ; she m. ?
in Grace Presbyterian Church, Evansville, Ind., by the Rev. C. B. H.
Martin, Daniel Beary Kumler, b. Trenton, Butler Co., Ohio, May 5,
1846; d. May 30, 1893, Evansville, Ind., and was bur. there in Oak
Hill Cemetery. He was one of the leading lawyers of the Indiana
State Bar, and at the time of his death was the law partner of Charles
Denby, who was at one time the United States Minister to China, and
whose son, Edward Denby (now in 1921) is the Secretary of the
Navy in President Harding's Cabinet. Daniel Beary Kumler was the
son of John Kumler of Dayton, Ohio, by his wife Sarah Landis
(daughter of Phillip and Katherine (Beary) Landis, of Trenton,
Children: 2 (Kumler), i son and i daughter: ā
1. Juliet Preston, b. Jan. 3, 1876, Evansville, Ind.; bapt. there June
10, 1877; joined Grace Presbyterian Church there, June i, 1890.
She was educated at the Misses Peebles and Thompson's girls
school on 57th Street near Madison Ave., N. Y. City ; she d. Feb.
21, 1917, in a hospital in Evanston, 111., after an operation for
mastoiditis which resulted in cerebro spinal meningitis. Not mar-
2. Preston, b. Dec. 5, 1877, Evansville, Ind. ; graduated Yale College
Sheffield Scientific School and at Harvard University Law School.
He was for a time a practicing lawyer in Chicago 111. He served
as a Captain in the A. E. F. in France in the World's War and
later returned to the practice of law in Chicago which in 1921 he
gave up to associate himself with Col. Haskell in his Russian Re-
lief Work of the United States. Not married up to Sept. 26, 1921.
106. William Riley Preston, b. April 24, 1817, Camden, N. Y. ; he was
a merchant in Palestine, 111., and in Evansville, Ind., where he lived until
1865 when he removed to Irvington-on-Hudson, N. Y., and became a cotton
broker in New York City. In 1870 he removed to No. 27 West 48th St., New
York City, where he made his winter home until his death, reserving his Irv-
ington residence for a summer home. He d. Irvington-on-Hudson, April 13,
1891 and was bur. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, N. Y. He m. (i)
, at Princeton, Ind., Martha Lagow of Princeton, Ind. (dau. of John and
Anna (Wise) Lagow of Princeton, Ind.) who was b. Dec. 18, 1827, Prince-
ton, Ind.; d. Feb. 9, 1850, ae. 22 y. i mo., 13 days, at Palestine, 111., and was
buried at Warnock Cemetery, Princeton, Ind. He m. (2) Jan. 5, 1853, at
Evansville, Ind., Rebecca Duncan,* b. Jan. 28, 1834, Evansville, Ind.; d. Aprd
* Rebecca Duncan was a sister of Ann Eliza Duncan, who m. John Morford Stock-
well of Evansville, Ind., and whose daughter Mary Hamilton Stockwell m. Cyprian
Preston, No. 109 of this Record. Rebecca Duncan was also a sister of Sarah Duncan who
married Isaac Amet Crane (who d. Memphis, Tenn., April 10, 1876) ; she (Sarah Dun-
can Crane) d. at the Lexington Hotel, Lakewood, N. J., May 22, 1910; she had one
daughter Mamie Crane who m. William Bogart, a stock broker of New York City who
died leaving 2 daughters: (1) Isabelle Bogart who m. Augustus Fitzpatnck (both of
whom are dead) leaving children:ā (2) Helen Holbrook Bogart, who m. March 8, 1899,
George Price Vail.
Io8 Preston Getiealogy. [April
12, 1919, New York City, and was bur. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown,
N. Y. She was a daughter of John Duncan of Evansville, Ind., by his wife
Rebecca Hastings McConnell.
Children, by first wife: a (Preston), i son and i daughter: ā
341. Helen, b. Dec. 20, 1847, (about) ; d. Aug. 20, 1849, ^g^d 20 months,
Princeton, Ind., and was bur. Warnock Cemetery, Princeton, Ind.
3415^. John Lagow, b. Feb. 9, 1850, Palestine, 111.; d. , 1920, Dallas,
Tex. ; m. , Henderson Ky., Lizzie Robinson, b. , near Hen-
derson, Ky., living , 1920.
Children: 6 (Preston), it is said, about whom I have no record.
Children by second marriage: 10 (Preston), 6 sons and 4 daughters: ā
342. Lillie Raguet, b. Feb. 12, 1855, Evansville, Ind.; d. there April 17,
1864, and was there buried.
343. Mary Stockwell, b. May 9, 1857, Evansville, Ind., in the old Stock-
well house on Water St.; d. Sept. 15, 1912, at Seabright, N. J., and
was bur. Sept. 18, 1912, in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, N.
v., she m. April 20, 1881, St. Thomas' Church by Rev. Wm. F. Mor-
gan, William Congdell Fargo (as his first wife), b. May 27, 1855,
Chicago, 111. ; he graduated from Williams College in 1878 and was
for many years Secretary of the American Express Company at its
general offices on lower Broadway, New York City ; he d. (liv-
ing 1921 at No. 207 East 6ist St., N. Y. City). He is a son of James
Congdell Fargo (b. May 5, 1829; d. Feb. 18, 1915, New York City;
m. Dec. 15, 1853) and his wife Fannie Parsons Stuart (b. ; d.
Aug. 31, 1896, Loon Lake, Adirondack Region, N. Y. ; dau. of Col.
John Stuart of Battle Creek, Mich.) who lived at No. 56 Park Ave.,
N. Y. City. A full sketch of William Congdell Fargo and his father
may be seen in the Fargo Family published in 1907, by James C. Fargo.
William C. Fargo, m. (2) Oct. 14, 1914, at St. James, L. I., N. Y.,
Helen E. Scott, b. , at ; living 1921, at 207 E. 6ist St., N. Y.
City. She is a dau. of Everett E. and ( ) Scott, of .
Children: 2 (Fargo) both by first wife, i son and i daughter: ā
1. William Preston, b. March 24, 1883; living 1921 with his father at
No. 207 E. 6ist St., N. Y. City.
2. Helen, b. June 19, 1886; d. (living 1921 with residence at Smith-
town, L. I., N. Y.) She m. (i) Nov. 8, 1905, St. Thomas' Church,
N. Y. City, Nathaniel Ford Moore, b. Jan. 31, 1883, at Chicago, 111.;
d. Jan. 9, 19 10, Chicago, 111., and was buried at Lake Geneva, Wis.
He was a son of the late James Hobart and Lora Josephine (Small)
Moore, of Chicago, 111. She m. (2) Oct. 18, 191 1, at Seabright, N. J.,
Lemuel Hastings Arnold, b. June 9, 1882, at Brooklyn, N. Y. ; d. Nov.
9, 1918, in the Post Graduate Hospital in New York City and was
buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N. Y. He was a son of
Lemuel Hastings and Annie (Peckham) Arnold of Brooklyn and Gar-
den City, N. Y. Children : None by either marriage.
344. William Duncan, b. Oct. 28, 1859, Evansville, Ind. ; d. May 4, 1920,