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JOHN DWIGHT,



DEDHAM, MASS.



BENJAMIN W. DWIGHT,

AUTHOR OF " THE HIOHEB CHRISTIAN EDUCATION," OP " MODERN PHILOLOGY," IN TWO VOLS.
AND OF "THE HISTORY OF THE STRONG FAMILY," IN TWO VOLS.



VOLUME II.



PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR.



NEW YORK:
JOHN F. TROW & SON, PRINTERS AND BOOKBINDERS,

205-213 EAST TWELFTH STREET.

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Son of Timothy, Son of John, l>otli of Dedliam, Mass. 541



HISTORY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF JOSIAH DWIGHT,
OF WOODSTOCK, CT.

(CONTINUED.)



[Fourth Generation.] See page 497.

2818. viii. Eunice Dwight (dau. of Rev. Josiah Dwight of Wood-
stock, Cfc. and Mary Partridge), b. in 1708, m. Dec. 12, 1733, Dea. Aaron
Lyman, b. April 1, 1705 (son of Lt. Benjamin Lyrnan of Northampton
and Thankful Ponieroy). He was brother to Hannah Lyman, whom
her cousin, Capt. Nathaniel Dwight of Belchertown, married (see
page 446, No. 60. i.). He was one of the first settlers (in 1731) of
" Cold Spring," now Belchertown, and was a deacon in the church
from its first organization for nearly 50 yeai-s. He kept public-house
for many years in the place. She d. March 28, 1760, aet. 52, and has
been ever " revered and admired by her descendants as a lady of supe-
rior abilities." He m. in 1772, for 2d wife, widow Joanna Hoi ton of
Northfield. He d. June 12, 1780, aet. 75.
[Fifth Generation.] Children:

3230. i. Susanna Lyman, b. Nov. 16, 1734, m. Major Elihu Kent,
d. Feb. 1, 1770, aet. 35.

3231. ii. Major Josiah Lyman, b. March 9, 1736, d. Nov. 18, 1822.

3232. iii. Anna Lyman, b. July 28, 1737, d. unmarried at Haclley,
Mass. [In the Genealogy of the Lyman Family by Prof. Lyman Cole-
man Albany, 1872, Joel Munsell it is stated that she m. Capt.
Granger of Suffield, Ct., and had children : Fanny r , who m. Stephen Bar-
nard, and d. in 1851 ; Amelia ; and Nancy, who d. unmarried, This
difference in the records as to her is discovered too late to allow of any
further investigation by the author. Dr. Coleman's general account of
this whole family of Lymans is exceedingly meagre at the best.]

3233. iv. Aaron Lyman, b. March 20, 1740, d. Feb. 23, 1758,
crushed when on a loaded sled in motion against a tree.

3234. v. Major Elihu Lyman, b. Dec. 25, 1741, d. Sept. 12, 1824.



542 Descendants of Rev. Josiah Dwight of Woodstock, Ct.,

3235. vi. Eunice Lyman, b. May 29, 1?44, m. Jonathan Arms of
Deerfield, d. May 3, 1838.

3236. vii. Mary Lyiuaii, b. Nov. 12, 1745, m. Capt. Elislia Hunt,
and d. in 1819, act. 74.

3237. viii. Dorothy Lyman, b. June 17, 1747, d. Aug. 16, 1749.

3238. ix. Caleb Lyman, b. Aug. 2, 1750, d. Aug. 19, 1822.

3239. x. Dorothy Lyman, b. Oct. 4, 1756, d. Sept. 14, 1787.

3230. i. Susanna Lyman, b. Nov. 16, 1734, m. as his 2d wife Major
Elilm Kent, Nov. 9, 1763. He, b. June 1, 1733, was son of Elijah
Kent of Suffield, Ct., and Rachel Kellogg. He was a farmer at Suf-
field. She d. Feb. 1, 1770, and he m. for 3d wife, Feb. 2, 1774, Sibyl
Dwight, b. Oct. 4, 1744 (dau. of Col. Simeon Dwight of Western,
Mass., and Sibyl Dwight, dau. of Capt. Samuel Dwight. See previous
page, 272, No. 529. iii. and subsequent page, No. 6394. i.). She d. July
9, 1822, aet. 76. He d. Feb. 12, 1814, aet. 80.
[Sixth Generation.] Children :

3240. i. Rebecca Kent, b. Dec. 15, 1764, in. Calvin Austin of War-
ren, O.

3241. ii. Gamaliel Kent, b. Aug. 9, 1766.

3242. iii. Susanna Kent, b. Sept. 20, 1768, m. Hezekiah Hunting-
ton of Suffield, Ct.

3240. i. Rebecca Kent, b. Dec. 15, 1764, m. about 1782 Calvin
Austin, b. in Suffield, Ct., in 1753. He was an agent for eastern land-
owners and judge for several years of the county court for Trumbull
Co., O. He resided at Warren, O., where he d. Oct. 2, 1819, aet. 66.
She d. Jan. 9, 1800, and he m. in 1805, for 2d wife, widow Martha
Murdock, nee Potter, b. in 1780 (dau. of Rev. Lyman Potter of Steu-
benville, O.). She d. in Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 2, 1850.
[Seventh Generation.] Children :

3243. i. Harriet Austin, b. May 20, 1783, m. Lyman Potter.

3244. ii. Israel Seymour Austin, b. April 21, 1785, d. at Fairport,
O., in 1819, aet. 34.

3245. iii. Charles Augustus Austin, b. May 31, 1787, killed by the
fall of a tree Sept. 20, 1815.

3246. iv. Frances Maria Austin, b. April 7, 1789, in Suffield, m.
George Parsons.

3247. v. Mary Ann Austin, b. Jan. 20, 1791, d. Feb. 11, 1791.

3248. vi. Calvin Austin, b. March, 1, 1792.

3249. vii. Mary Ann Austin, b. Dec. 25, 1793, d. Feb. 2, 1794.

3250. viii. Rebecca Austin, b. Oct. 25, 1795, d. Dec. 4, 1795.

[By his 2d marriage he had a dau., Martha Maria Austin, who m.
March 29, 1826, Andrew W. Loomis, b. June 27, 1797, a lawyer in



Son of Timothy, Son of John, loth of .Dedham, Mass. 543

Steubenville, O. She d. in Pittsburgh, Pa. They had 3 sons : Aus-
tin, Thomas A., Orlando M., and a dau. Martha Maria.]

3243. i. Harriet Austin, b. at Suffield May 20, 1783, m. Jan. 12,
1806, Lyman Potter, b. in Norwich, Vt., June 26, 1778 (son of Rev.
Lyman Potter and Abigail Paine), a farmer at Bristol, O. He d. at
Natchez, Miss., in 1830. She d. Oct. 24, 1827, at Bristol, O.
[Eighth Generation.] Children :

3251. i. Seymour Austin Potter, b. April 20, 1807.

3252. ii. Lyman Potter, b. Sept. 25, 1808, d. at N. Orleans, July
23, 1853.

3253. iii. Calvin Potter, b. Dec. 28, 1809.

3254. iv. Lorenzo Potter, b. Nov. 28, 1811. .

3255. v. Rebecca K. Potter, b. Dec. 13, 1814, m. Dec. 24, 1833, Lib-
erty Raymond of Warren, O., a carpenter. She d. March 11, 1834.

3256. vi. Harriet Potter, b. Sept. 15, 1816, d. at Kinsman, O.,
Sept. 16, 1842.

3257. vii. Abigail Potter, b. April 7, 1820, m. Nov. 1, 1860, Philo
Sigler, a farmer.

3258. viii. Charles Potter, b. Nov. 16, 1821, m. Jan. 6, 1869, Sarah
Jane Dukeheart of Baltimore, Md. : a merchant.

3259. ix. Martha Potter, b. April 4, 1823, m. July 8, 1844, Junius
Dana of Warren, O., a sxirveyor. Two children :

1. Win. Henry Dana, b. June 10, 1846.

2. Alice Dana, b. June 9, 1863, d. Aug. 15, 1866.

3251. i. Seymour Austin Potter, b. April 20, 1807, m. May 18,
1837, at Warren, O., Amelia Austin. He is a merchant.

[Ninth Generation. ] Children :

3260. i. Austin Potter, b. Feb. 18, 1843.

3261. ii. Olive A. Potter, b. Aug. 25, 1849.
[Eighth Generation.]

3252. ii. Lyman Potter, b. Sept. 25, 1808, a lawyer at Natchez,
Miss., m. there in 1840 Henrietta E. Evans. He d. at New Orleans,
July 23, 1853.

[Ninth Generation.] Children:

3262. i. William G. Potter, b. July 1841, at Natchez.

3263. ii. Julia K. Potter, b. there in 1843.

3264. iii. Harry Potter, b. about 1844.

3265. iv. Spencer Lyman Potter, b. at Vicksburgh, Miss., in 1846.

[Eighth Generation.]

3254. iv. Lorenzo Potter, b. Nov. 28, 1811, m. Dec. 24, 1833, at
Warren, O., Lydia Brooks. He is a tanner at Warren. Four chil-
dren :



544 Descendants of Rev. Josiah I) wight of Woodstock, Ct.,

1. Richard, b. at Pittsburgh, Pa. 2. Lyman, b. at Warren. 3.
Rebecca. 4. John Cassius.

[Seventh Generation.]

3246. iv. Frances Maria Austin (dau. of Calvin Austin and Re-
becca Kent), b. April 7, 1789, m. Dec. 10, 1807, George Parsons, b.
April 10, 1781 (son of Hezekiah Parsons of Enfield, Ct., and Marga-
ret Kibbe), county-court clerk at Warren, O. She d. June 19, 1850 :
he died Aug. 2, 1865.

[Eighth Generation.} Children :

3266. i. Maria Parsons, b. Nov. 9, 1808, m. Heman R. Harman.

3267. ii. George Parsons, b. Sept. 3, 1810.

3266. i. Maria Parsons, b. Nov. 9, 1808, m. Feb. 21, 1827, Heman
Rising Harman (son of Reuben and Rutli Harman of Vt.), a merchant
at Warren, O. He d. Dec. 1, 1859.
[Ninth Generation. ] Children :

3268. i. George Harman, b. May 15, 1829, d. Dec. 16, 1830.

3269. ii.' Maria Harman, b. Nov. 3, 1830, d. Dec. 18, 1830.

3270. iii. George Harman, 2d b. Aug. 23, 1832, d. Dec. 15, 1850.

3271. iv. Maria Austin Harman, b. June 2, 1834.

3272. v. Calvin Austin Harman, b. July 31, 1837.

3273. vi. Margaret Kibbe Harman, b. Nov. 18,1839.

3274. vii. Heman Rising Harman, b. Jan. 31, 1842.

3275. viii. Frances Parsons Harman, b. April 9, 1844.

3276. ix. Martha Loomis Harman, b. April 6, 1846.

3277. x. .Clara Harman, b. July 10, 1848.

3272. v. Calvin Austin Harman, b. July 31, 1837, m. Oct. 2, 1861,
Annie Eva Barnhisel of Girard, O. (dau. of Henry and Susan Baruhisel) :
a manufacturer of pails, spokes, fruit-boxes, etc.

[Tenth Generation.] Children :

3278. i. George Parsons Harman, b. July 25, 1862.

3279. ii. Blanche Barnhisel Ilarman, b. Jan. 27, 1864.

3280. iii. Clara Harman, b. Aug. 1, 1867.

[Ninth Generation.]

3273. vi. Margaret Kibbe Harman, b. Nov. 18, 1839, m. Sept. 25,
1860, John Stark Edwards, b. Nov. 28, 1833 (son of Jonathan Ed-
wards of Youngstown, O., and Lucy Woodbridge), a banker in Youngs-
town.

[Tenth Generation.] Children:

3281. i. Lucy Maria Edwards, b. Sept. 14, 1861.

3282. ii. Elizabeth Taylor Edwards, b. May 14, 1863.

3283. iii. Calvin Ilarman Edwards, b. June 14, 1864.

3284. iv. Heman Edwards, b. Dec. 28, 1865.



Son of Timotliy, Son of John, lotli ofDedham, Mass. 545

3285. v. Timothy Dwight Edwards, b. July 24, 1867.

[Ninth Generation.]

3274. vii. Heman Rising Harman, b. Jan. 31, 1842, m. June 19,
1866, Mary Cornelia Fuller, b. Feb. 7, 1842 (dan. of Ira Lucius Fuller
of Warren, O., and Mary Benjamin) : a merchant. One child :

3286. 1. Lucius Percival Harman, b. in Warren, April 30, 1867, d.
in Fremont, Nebraska. Aug. 20, 1868.

3275. viii. Frances Parsons Harman, b. April 9, 1844, m. March
23, 1864, Capt. Oscar Orlando Miller, b. in Liberty, O., March 8,
1838 (son of Reuben and Eveline Miller of Warren). He was a Capt.
and Asst. Adj. Genl. in the late war for the Union, and was killed near
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 2, 1864. She m. for 2d husband, Nov. 20, 1867,
Edgar John Foster, b. Jan. 31, 1839 (son of Riley and Sarah Jane Fos-
ter of Indianapolis, Ind.), a carpet dealer in Indianapolis.

[Eighth Generation.]

3267. ii. George Parsons, Jr. (son of George Parsons of Warren and
Frances Maria Austin), b. Sept. 3, 1810, m. June 28, 1838, Adeline
Baldwin (dau. of Jacob Hicks Baldwin of Champion, O., and Florinda
). She d. June 26, 1861, and he m. for 2d wife, April 26, I865 r
Harriet Melissa Lee (dau. of Roswell and Sally Lee of Farmington,
O.). He is a farmer at Champion, O.
[Ninth Generation.] Children :

J3y first wife :

3287. i. George Parsons, b. Nov. 9, 1839. He was a private in the
19th Regt. of Ohio Vols. He d. at Glascon, Ky., March 10, 1862.

3288. ii. Adeline Parsons, b. Dec. 16, 1842.

3289. iii. Charles Hicks Parsons, b. Dec. 13, 1846.

3290. iv. Wm. Baldwin Parsons, b. May 31, 1849.

3291. v. Jacob Hicks Parsons, b. June 14, 1852.

Thanks are due to David Leicester King, Esq., of Akron, O., for
the account here given of the descendants of Calvin Austin.

[Sixth Generation.]

3241. ii. Gamaliel Kent (son of Major Elihu Kent and Susanna
Lyman), b. Aug. 9, 1766, m. Nov. 2(5, 1792, widow Deboi-ah Wood-
ward, nee Ilimfcington, b. Nov. 21, 1762 (dau. of John Huntington of
Tolland, Ct., and Mehitable Steele). He was a farmer at Suffield, Ct.,
until 1806, when he removed to Ohio going thither with a wagon and
four horses in 37 days, a journey which could be made now by rail, in
as many hours. lie lived in Aurora, O., for 5 years (1807-12), and in
Bainbridge, O., for 19 years (1812-31), on a farm of 600 acres. He



546 Descendants of Rev. Josiali Dwiglit of Woodstock, Ct.,

was a Baptist, and became, after removing to Ohio, a Campbellite.
He d. April 30, 1831, act. 64. She d. July 17, 1843, aet. 80.
[Seventh Generation.] Children :

3292. i. Elihu Lymau Kent, b. Sept. 3, 1793, m. Feb. 18, 1818,
Clarissa BILsh (dan. of Benjamin and Phebe Blish of Mentor, O.).
He was a farmer in Bainbridge, O. He d. Sept. 14, 1827. No issue.
His widow resides in Euclid, O.

3293. ii. Delia Kent, b. April 30, 1795, m. Russell G. Mc-
Cartey.

3294. iii. Laura Kent, b. March 23, 1797, m. Harvey Baldwin, and
for 2d husband Edmund Mott.

3295. iv. Gamaliel Huntington Kent, b. Jan. 21, 1799. The ac-
count of his descendants was promised, but never furnished.

329G. v. Alexander Edson Kent, b. April 20, 1802.

3293. ii. Delia Kent, b. April 30. 1795, m. March 23, 1820, Russell
Gates McCartey (son of Lankford McCartey of Colchester, Ct.), a large
farmer in Bainbridge, O., vintil 1852, and afterwards at Dover, O.
(1852-9), where he d. July G, 1859. His widow resides in Bainbridge.-

[Eighth Generation.]

3297. i. Henry Huntington McCartey, b. Sept. 30, 1822, grad. at
Union Coll., N. Y., in 1847, d. in Bainbridge Dec. 13, 1847. He was
preparing for the ministry in the " Church of the Disciples."

3298. ii. Deborah McCartey, b. Aug. 20, 1824, d. June 2, 1825.

3299. iii. Deborah Isabella McCartey, b. Feb. 13. 1826, grad. at
Oberlin in 1844, d. March 6, 1845.

3300. iv. Delia Eleanor McCartey, b. July 7, 1828, resides in Cleve-
land, O.

3301. v. Salmon Bentley McCartey, b. Feb. 2, 1833, d. April 19,
1852.

3302. vi. Minerva Cornelia McCartey, b. June 11, 1835, d. March
13, 1858.

3303. vii. Edson Kent McCartey, b. June 4, 1839, resides in
Chicago, I1L

[Seventh Generation.]

3294. iii. Laura Kent, b. March 23, 1797, m. Oct. 10, 1818,
Harvey Baldwin of Aurora, O., from whom she was divorced in 1828.
She m. in 1865 Edmund Mott of Collamer, O.

[Eighth Generation.] Children:

3304. i. Laura Ann Baldwin, b. Nov. 23, 1819, d. in Bainbridge,
O., Sept 20, 1824.

3305. ii. Harvey Baldwin, b. April 14, 1823.

3306. iii. Philander Baldwin, b. Dec. 8, 1824, d. Sept. 12, 1829.



Son of Timothy, Son of John, both o/Dedham, Mass. 547

3307. iv. Oscar Owen Baldwin, b. Dec. 28, 1828, grad. at Oberlin
in 1854, m. Aug. 23, 1854, Harriet Newell Parker, b. Sept. 27, 1830

(dau. of Herrick Parker of Elyria, O., and Mary ) : a lawyer in

Rochester, Minn. No children.

3305. ii. Harvey Baldwin, b. April 14, 1823, m. Dec. 23, 1847,
Emily Carver, b. Nov. 8, 1823 (dau. of Chester and Anna Carver of
Aurora, O.). : a farmer in Aurora, O.
[Ninth Generation.] Children :

3308. i. Ella Florence Baldwin, b. Sept. 11, 1848, a teacher of music
at Sulphur Springs, O.

3309. ii. Alice Matilda Baldwin, b. Nov. 10, 1850.

3310. iii. Carrie Estelle Baldwin, b. June 11, 1855.

3311. iv. Harriet Eulalia Baldwin, b. Aug. 24, 1858.

3312. v. Anna Laura Baldwin, b. July 23, I860.

3313. vi. Minnie Carver Baldwin, b. Dec. 17, I8G2.

[Seventh Generation.]

3296. v. Alexander Edson Kent (son of Gamaliel Kent and Debo-
rah Huntington), b. April 20, 1802, m. Nov. 8, 1826, Lucy Matilda
Bull, b. Dec. 29, 1806 (dau. of Benjamin S. and Rebecca Bull of New
Lebanon, N. Y.). She d. Sept. 14, 1841, and he m. for'2d wife, Oct.
20, 1842, Hannah Morford, b. April 17, 1811 (dau. of William and
Betsy C. Morford of Solon, O.). Ha is a farmer in Bainbridge.
[Eighth Generation.] Children:

By first wife :

3314. i. Lyman Edson Kent, b. Aug. 23, 1827, m. Oct. 9, 1856, Emily
Eggleston, b. Oct. 9, 1832 (dau. of Chauncey and Eunice Eggleston of
Aurora, 111.). She d. July 12, 1858, and he m. for 2d wife, April 4,
1860, Sarah Ann Leonard, b. Feb. 2, 1833. He was a farmer in Bain-
bridge. He d. May 16, 1862. By his tirst marriage he had one child :

3315. 1. Earnest Wilbert Kent, b. July 20, 1857, d. June 25, 1858.

3316. ii. Rebecca Matilda Kent, b. April 24, 1829, m. Dec. 20,
1848, Thomas William Briggs, b. May 10, 1827 (son of Alanson and
Mary Briggs), a fanner in Watertown, Mich. She d. at Bainbridge,
O., Aug. 7, 1860, leaving one child.

3317. 1. Henry Lyman Briggs, b. Nov. 10, 1850.

3318. iii. Elizabeth B. Kent, b. Feb. 9, 1831, a teacher for some
years in Cleveland, O. To her is to be credited the account here
kindly given of the descendants of her grandfather, Gamaliel Kent.

3319. iv. Delia Edith Kent, b. March 23, 1833, m. Henry C. Ely.

3320. v. Laura Ann Kent, b. March 5, 1835, m. Austin Z. Mason.

3321. vi. Lucy Clemenza Kent, b. June 15, 1837, resides unmarried
at Bainbridge, O.



548 Descendants of Rev. Josiali Dwlgld of Woodstock, Ct.,

3322. vii. Hampton Huntington Kent, b. Murcli 13, 1840, a farmer
at Bainbridge. He enlisted as a volunteer soldier in the late Union war,
Nov. 17, 18G3, and was discharged on account of sickness, Aug. 1864.

By second wife:

3323. viii. Abiah Arabella Kent, b. Sept. 27, 1843, d. June 23, 1853.

3324. ix. Alexander Gamaliel Kent, b. April 13, 1845, a merchant
in Bainbridge.

3325 x. Alice Cassandra Kent, b. Nov. 27, 184G, m. June 7, I860,
Lucas Hurd (son of William Hurd of Bainbridge and Eliza Egglestone),
a farmer at Auburn, O. One child :

3326. 1. Walter Hurd, b. Dec. 31, 1867.

3327. xi. Henry Martyn Kent, b. Sept. 8, 1848.

Says my lady informant concerning the Keiits of Ohio : " It would
be difficult to find another family as large as the Kent family of Bain-
bridge, O., where there was such a similarity of outward circumstances
and personal characteristics among so many composing it, and such
unity of feeling throughout its different branches."

3319. iv. Delia Edith Kent, b. March 23, 1833, m. Dec. 6, 1854,
Henry Cornelius Ely, b. May 9, 1823 (son of Asaph Ely of Boston,
Mass., and Deborah Nye), a farmer in Richfield, O., where she d. Sept.
24, 1862, act. 29.

[Ninth Generation. ] Children :

3328. i. Asaph Edsoii Ely, b. June 8, 1857.

3329. ii. Libby Marian Ely, b Oct. 16, 1859.

3330. iii. Walter Cornelius Ely, b. Sept. 23, 1861.

[Eighth Generation.]

3320. v. Laura Ann Kent, b. March 5, 1835, m. Nov. 25, 1858.
Austin Zaccheus Mason, b. Aug. 8, 1835 (son of Ira Mason of Court-
land Co., N. Y., and Sophronia Smith), a carpenter at Appleton, Wis.,
and since 1865 at Adrian, Mich. She d. April 12, 1865.

[Ninth Generation.] Children :

3331. i. Earnest Kent Mason, b. Sept. 24, 1859.

3332. ii. Francis Mason, b. July 6, 1861, d. Aug. 18, 1863.

3333. iii. Lucy Elizabeth Mason, b. May 8, 1863.

[Sixth Generation.]

3242. iii. Susanna Kent (dau. of Major Elihu Kent and Susanna
Lyman), b. Sept. 20, 1768, m. May 5, 1789, Hon. Hezekiah Hunting-
ton, b. Dec. 30, 1759 (son of John Huntington of Tolland, Ct., and
Mehitable Steele), brother to Deborah Huntington, wife of her brother
Gamaliel Kent. He was a lawyer for 23 years (1790-1813) at Suf-
field, Ct., and for 29 years (1813-1842) at Hartford, Ct. He was sev-
ral times a member of the legislature (1802-5). He was also U. S.



Son of Timothy, Son ofdolin, botJi ofDedliam, Mass. 549

Dist. Attorney for Conn, for 23 years (1806-29), appointed by Jeffer-
son. He d. at Middletown, Ct., May 27, 1842. She d. Dec. 31, 1839.
[Seventh Generation.] Children :

3334. i. Henry William Huntingtoii, b. Aug. 16, 1789, d. Oct. 12,
1854.

3335. ii. Julia Ann Huntington, b. Dec. 10, 1790, m. Leicester
King of Warren, O., and d. Jan. 24, 1849.

3336. iii. Horace Augustus Huntington, b. May 9, 1792, m. in 1817
Maria Evans. No issue. He was a merchant in Natchez, Miss., where
he d. of yellow fever, Dec. 9, 1819.

3337. iv. Hon. Samuel Howard Huntington, b. Dec. 14, 1793.

3338. v. Hezekiah Huntington, b. Oct. 28, 1795.

3339. vi. Susan Lyman Huntington, b. Jan. 14, 1798, m. Oct. 21,
1833, Rev. John B. Cooke, a Baptist clergyman, formerly at Bingham-
ton, N. Y. He resided for some years at Poultney, Yt., and more
recently has lived at Cambridge, Mass. They have had one child :

3340. 1. Susan Kent Cooke, b. Dec. 26, 1837, a teacher at Cam-
bridge, Mass.

3341. vii. Francis Junius Huntington, b. Dec. 3, 1802.

3334. i. Henry William Huntington, b. Aug. 16, 1789, grad. at
Yale in 1811, studied law, but became a planter in Catahoula, La.,
where he d. Oct. 12, 1854. He m. April 24, 1817, Helen, dau. of
William Dunbar of Natchez, Miss.
[Eighth Generation.] Children:

3342. i. Julia Huntington, b. Aug. 8, 1818, m. about 1840 Henry
D. Mandeville, a lawyer and planter in Louisiana. She d. July 8,
1851, leaving three children.

3343. ii. Henry Huntington, b. July 25, 1820, a soldier in the Con-
federate Army in the late war, and killed.

3344. iii. Archibald Huntington, b. Sept. 5, 1822, d. April 2, 1841.

3345. iv. Mary Huntington, b. Nov. 14, 1824, m. Dr. W. Haug, a
physician at Catahoula, La.

3346. v. Florence Huntington, b. Dec. 12, 1826, m. May 16, 1850,
H. H. Emerson, M.D., of Louisiana. She d. Feb. 12, 1853, leaving
one son.

3347. vi. Samuel Huntington, b. Feb. 25, 1829.

3348. vii. A daughter, unnamed, b. Oct. 31, 1832, d. Nov. 14, 1832.

3349. viii. Horace Huntington, b. Jan. 31, 1834, d. Jan. 25, 1838.

3350. ix. Helen Dunbar Huntington, b. Aug. 6, 1836, m. (whom not
ascertained), and lives in Mobile, Ala.

3351. x. Edith Huntington, b. June 7, 1838, d. ere long.
[Seventh Generation.]

3335. ii. Julia Ann Huntington (dau. of Hezekiah Huntington and



550 Descendants of Rev. JosiaJi Dwiglit of Woodstock, Ct.,

Susanna Kent), b. Dec. 10, 1790, m. Oct. 12, 1814, Hon. Leicester
King of Warren, O., b. May 1, 1789 (son of David King of Suffield,
Ct., b. April 16, 1758, and d. May 4, 1832, and Hannah Holly, b.
June 4, 1758, and d. July 14, 1831, who were m. Jan. 27, 1780).
He was a merchant for several years at Warren (1817-33). He was
chiefly instrumental in the construction of the Pa. & O. Canal, con-
necting the Ohio river at Beaver, Pa., with the Ohio canal at Akron,
O. He was for two terms State Senator (1835-9). He was a decided
abolitionist, and at each session he proposed the passage of an act to
remove the infamous " Black Laws " from the statute books of the
State. He was President of the Liberty Pai'ty Convention at Buffalo,
in 1844, which nominated James G. Birney as U. S. President, and
Thomas Mori-is as V. Prest. In 1842 he was the nominee of that
party for the Governorship of Ohio, and in 1847, for the Vice-Presi-
dency of the U. S., with John P. Hale as President, who both declined
in favor of John Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams, the nominees
of the Free Soil party. He d. at Bloomfield, O., Sept. 19, 1856, act.
77. She d. at Warren, O., Jan. 24, 1849, aet. 58. He left a large
estate in Akron, of which city he was, with two others (Genl. Simon
Perkins and Dr. E. Crosby), an original proprietor.
[Eighth Generation,] Children :

3352. i. Hon. Henry William King, b. in Westfield, Mass., Sept.
24, 1815, d. Nov. 20, 1857, aet. 42.

3353. ii. Julia Ann King, b. in Warren, Nov. 7, 1817, m. Feb. 14,
1842, Charles Brown, b. in Westmoreland, N. H., Aug. 9, 1814 (son
of Ephraim Brown and Mary Buckingham Huntington), a wholesale
dry goods merchant at Pittsburgh, Pa., for several years (1832-^48),
and afterwards a large farmer at Bloomfield, O. (1848-59). He has
resided for some years past (since 1859) at Akron. No children.

3354. iii. Susan Huntington King, b. July 6, 1820, d. unmarried
June 17, 1839.

3355. iv. Leicester King, Jr., b. July 26, 1823, in Warren, O.

3356. v. David Leicester King, b. Dec. 24, 1825, in Warren, O.

3357. vi. Helen Dunbar King, b. in Warren, Nov. 19, 1827, m.
James Atkins of Savannah, Ga., U. S. Custom House Collector.

3358. vii. Hezekiah Huntington King, b. in Warren, Aug. 3, 1829,
resides unmarried at Kansas City, Mo., owning a large pi'operty there.

3359. viii. Catharine Brinley King, b. at Warren, July 8, 1832, m.
Kev. William K. Pendleton.

3352. i. Hon. Henry William King, b. Sept. 24, 1 81 5, m. at Akron,
O., Oct. 20, 1842, Mary Crosby, b. in Middlebury, O., April 16, 1823
(dau. of Dr. Eliakim Crosby and Marcia Bemer). He was grad. at



Son of Timothy, Son of John, loth of Dedham, Mass. 551

Trinity College, Ct., in 1836, and was a lawyer at Akron, O. He died
Nov. 21, 1857, in Wisconsin. In 1850 he was elected Sec. of State in
Ohio, and was as such State Superintendent of Common Schools.
[Ninth Generation.] Children:

3360. i. Henry Crosby King, b. Sept. 17, 1843. He enlisted as an
Union soldier in the late war, in place of a friend, " by special favor"
so anxious was he to serve in such a way his country and his God.
None of the military examiners would pass him as physically qualified,
on account of defective vision. He joined Co. F of the 164th O.
Regt. , and was a brave and earnest Christian soldier. He d. in the
Military Hospital at Arlington Heights, Va., Aug. 11, 1864.

3361. ii. Julia Huiitington King, b. June 4, 1848, m. about 1868,
Homer Dewey Fisher, b. Jan 23, 1846, a lumber merchant in Chicago,
(Calkins & Fisher). Two children :

**** 1. Calista King Fisher, b. Oct. 5, 1870, d. Aug. 30, 1872.
**** 2. Louisa Dewey Fisher, b. June 7, 1872.

[Eighth generation.]

3355. iv. Leicester King, Jr., b. July 26, 1823, m. Dec. 10, 1844,



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