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adopted Permelia Emery Thurston, b. in Walpole, N. H., 1819; m., Sept.
11,1838, Franklin Bingham, a farmer in Gilsum, N. H., b. Feb. 4,1814;
she d. Oct. 22, 1839. They had Geo. Henry (Bingham), Id. Oct. 19, d. Oct.
21, 1S39.

1023-j-AbeL^ b. Dec. 24, 1791 ; m. 1st, Eunice Allen; 2d, Deborah Butler.

1024 Clarissa,^ b. Oct. 10, 1794; m. Joseph Low, a farmer in Fitchburg; had:
1025 Caroline (Low). 1026 Frances (Low).

1027 Nancy,^ b. Aug. 10, 1797 ; m Asa Sawyer, and had a daughter.

1028 Martha,^) twins, born ) d. in infancy.

1029 Mary,^ \ July 8, 1801 ; j m. John Coleman, a farmer in Ashby, Mass., and

had Mary, John, Edward, Samuel (Coleman), and one other child.

1030 Daniel,^ b. March 10, 1804; d. in infancy.

364

Stephen Thurston s {^Dea. yoh?i,'^ J-onat/ian,'^ Datiiel,^ Daniel ^^^
brother of the preceding, and son of Dea. John and Hepzibah (Bur-
pee), Thurston of Rowley, Mass.; baptized July 17, 1763 ; married,
Nov. 12, 1787, by Rev. Timothy Harrington, Mary Osgood of Lan-
caster, Mass. He died March 15, 1805 ; she died June 17, 181 1.

Mr. Thurston was a farmer in Fitchburg, Mass. He was a soldier
in the revolutionary war, and in 1781 the town voted to give his
father 106 bushels of corn for his son's services in the continental
army. While laboring under temporary insanity he hung himself in
the wood^ near his house.

Children, born in Fitchburg.

1031+John,^ b. Sept. 24, 1788; m. Elizabeth Dascomb.

1032 Susanna Osgood.* b. Dec. 2, 1789; m. Jabez Sawyer, a shoemaker in Fitch-
burg; d. March 18, 1858. Children:

1033 Samuel Thurston (Sawyer), b. Dec. 22, 1819; n.m. ; d. Jan. 6, 1S43.

1034 Mary Osgood (Sawyer), b. Dec. 3, 1821 ; m. George Litchfield; d. Oct. 9,

1846, in Fitchburg.



78 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

1035 Jabez (Sawyer), b. Oct. 5, 1S24; n.m. ; d. March 16, 1852.

1036 Samuel,^ b. Dec. 4, 1791 ; n.m.; d. Jan. 11, 1S15, in Fitchburg.

1037 Mary,* b. Sept. 27, 1794; d. Sept. 7, 1796, in Fitchburg.

1038 Nathiel,* b. June 23, 1797; m., March 31, 1847, Mrs. Sarah R. (King) Brown,

b. in Wilton, N. H., Feb. 4, 1797. He was a carpenter, worked at farming
summers and taught school winters ; lived in Fitchburg, Mass., Mt. Mor-
ris, N. Y., Lowell, Mass., where he was deacon of a church, and in Wil-
ton, N. FL, where he d., April 3, 1874.



380

Capt. John Thurston s (Samiw/,-^ yonatJian,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^'),
son of Samuel and Priscilla (Burpee) Thurston of Lancaster, Mass. ;
born there Nov. 15, 1754; married first, by Rev. Timothy Harring-
ton, Jan. I, 1783, Rebecca Gates of Lancaster; died May 9, 1801 ;
second, July 7, 1802, by Rev. Nathaniel Thayer, Mrs. Polly Sar-
gent of Lancaster; died Sept. 6, 182 1 ; third, May 21, 1826, Mrs.
Lydia Fuller; died Aug. 11, 1828. He died Dec. 7, 1838.

Mr. Thurston was a farmer in Lancaster, a man of influence, hold-
ing various town offices, and being representative to the general
court 18 14-18 and 1824. He was a revolutionary pensioner.

Children.

1039 Thomas,^ b. July 6, 1783; d. Dec. 14, 1785.

1040 Betsey,* b. Mar. 14, 1785; m., Oct. 19, 1803, John Carter, a farmer in Lancas-

ter, b. April 27, 17S2; d. July 3, 1830. They had:

1041 Henry (Carter), b. March 22, 1804.

1042 Rebecca (Carter), b. Jan. 11, 1805.

1043 Mary (Carter), b. Feb. 8, 1807.

1044 Ephraim (Carter), b. Dec. 2, 1808.

1045 Nancy (Carter), b. April 17, 181 1 ; d. Nov. 22, 1832.

1046 Betsey Thurston (Carter), b. Oct. 2, 1817.

1047 Julia Ann Daby (Carter), b. March 8, 1820. '
1048 Anna* (called Nancy), b. Jan. 15, 1788; d. Oct. i, 1821.
1049+John,* b. April 16, 1790; m. ist, Lucy Moore; 2d, Mehitable C. Alden.
1050 Sophia,* b. May 21, 1792; m., June 17, 1810, by Rev. N. Thayer, Elijah

Wilder, at one time in partnership with John Gates Thurston in mercan-
tile business in Lancaster. She d. June, 1822 ; he d. Nov. 9, 1826, aged 42.
They had :

1051 William (Wilder), b. Sept. 10,1810; name changed by general court to

George W.

1052 Abel Carter (Wilder), b. Jan. 17, 1812.

1053 Sewall (Wilder), b. Jan. 17, 1814.

1054 Sophia Ann (Wilder), b. Nov. 18, 1818; bap. Eliza Ann Sophia.

1055 Thomas,* b. P'eb. 22, 1794; d. Dec. 14, 1830; n.m.

1056 Charles,* d. Nov. 4, 1832, aged 35; n.m.

1057 Lucy,* d. Jan. 17, i83i,aged32; n.m.

382

Silas Thurston s {Samuel,^ yonathan,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^), brother
of the preceding and son of Samuel and Priscilla (Burpee) Thurston
of Lancaster, Mass.; born there Dec. 12, 1758; married first, by
Rev. R. Holcomb, Nov. g, 1786, Sarah Kendall of Sterling; died
March 12, 1805, aged 46; second, by Rev. Nathaniel Thayer, Oct.
30, 1806, widow MiCAL Nelson of Sterling, Mass. ; died April 24
1808 ; third, March 21, 1809, Mrs. Amy Rugg of Lancaster, b. 1762



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POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 79

widow of Elisha Rugg. He was a farmer in Lancaster ; died March
23, 1840.

Children.

1058 Samuel,*^ b. Aug. 21, 1787.

1059 Cynthia,^ b. Jan. 4, 1789; m., Aug. 18, 181 1, Moses Haynes of Watertown,

N. Y.

1060 Sarah,6 b. April 5, 1791.

1061 + Silas," b. May 10, 1793; m. Parney Howard.

1062 Hannah,'^ b. June 16, 1795.

1063 Harriet," b. July 24, 1797 ; m., by Rev. N. Thayer, May 10, 1821, Torrey Fitch.
1064+David Kendall,'^ b. July 25, 1799; m. Betsey (or Elizabeth) Howard.

1065 Mary," b. June 19, 1802; m., by Rev. N. Thayer, April 7, 1825, Henry Phelps.

1066 John Nelson," b. March 24, 1808; he fell in a street in Boston of heart dis-

ease, and was carried into station house No. 5, and d., March 10, 1863.

384

Rev. Pearson Thurston s {Samuel,'' yonathan,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^),
son of Samuel and Priscilla (Burpee) Thurston of Lancaster, Mass. ;
born there Dec. 9, 1763; married, 1794, Jerusha Greenleaf, born
1765, daugliter of Samuel and Ann (Bradbury) Greenleaf (who were
married May 17, 1749, she being eighteen years old) of Newburyport,
Mass. Jerusha was a member of the Congregational church under
the pastoral care of Rev. Samuel Spring, d.d., the father of Rev.
Gardiner Spring, d.d., of New York city. She was an active chris-
tian, and retained her mental faculties and usefulness to the day of
her death, which occurred suddenly, at Amherst, Mass., Dec. 10,
1834, to which place she removed three years previously. He died
in Leominster, Mass., Aug. 15, 18 19.

Pearson Thurston graduated at Dartmouth 1787, and studied theol-
ogy with Rev. Nathaniel Emmons, d.d., the celebrated Hopkinsian
theologian of Franklin, Mass., and with Rev. Samuel Spring, d.d., of
Newburyport, Mass. He was ordained in Somersworth, N. H., Feb.
I, 1792, with a salary of $400 a year. He built a house there, think-
ing, as most Congregational clergymen of that day did, that he was
settled for life; but in the extremely severe winter of 1812, in the
absence of his wife, his house was burned, the family not even sav-
ing a suit of clothes each. The night was so cold that not a bucket
of water could be obtained in the village.*

Children, born in Somersworth, X. H.

1067-}- William Parsons,'' b. 1795; i""- Mary Gardner.

1068 ElizaOeth Parsons," b. 1797; d Sept. 3, 1803.

1069 Anna Mary," b. 1798; d. Sept. 5, 1803.

1070 Judith Sawyer," b. Sept. 4, 1800; n.m. ; d. Oct. 27, 1880.

1071 Eunice Greenleaf," b. Oct. 9, 1805; n.m.; d. in Virginia, Sept. 28, 1862, and

was buried in Leominster.

1072 Elizabeth Ann," b. May 3, 1810; n.m.; d. Oct. 5, 1880; she and her sisters

Judith and Eunice were educated for teacjiers, and continued with their
mother till her death, when they went to Virginia and estaljlished a school
for young ladies, where they continued more than twenty-five years, bury-
ing one of their number in the meantime, and returned to North Leomin-
ster about three months before the close of the war in 1865, losing every
dollar of their savings except the avails of furniture sold on leaving.
There were three other children, died in infancy.

♦ For full account of liis life see 1st ed. p. 82.



80 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

386

Susanna Thurston s (^(7;;///^/,4 yonaf/ian,'^ Daniel,'^ D a nie/ '), sis-
ter of the preceding", and daughter of Samuel and Priscilla (Burpee)
_ Thurston of Lancaster, Mass.; born there April 7, 1769; married,
by Rev. R. Holcomb, June 9, 1790, Dr. Silas Allen, born Jan. 24,
1762, son of Israel Allen of Sterling, Mass. She died Sept. 13,
1824; he died Aug. 13, 1840. He graduated, and practiced medicine
in Sterling till 1800, when he removed to Leominster, Mass., and
was held in high repute.

Children.

1073 Julia (Allen), b. Sept. 14, 1791 ; cl. June 4, 1S57.

1074 Henry (Allen), 1). (Jet. 5,1793; m. ist, Nov. 28, 1 816, Frances Crosby, b.

July 13, 1793, da. of John and Priscilla (Blanchard) Crosby of Milford, N.
H. vShe d. July 17, 1848. He m. 2d, Oct. 5, 1S49, Hannah Crosby
(Blanchard) Dodge, b. 181 1, da. of Geo. and Phebe (Lovejoy) Blanchard
of Sanbornton, N. H. ; she d. April 25, 1875. ^^^'- Allen was a merchant
in Leominster until 1840, when he went to Boston and became a member
of the firm of Hallett & Davis, piano mnfrs. He d. Oct. i, 1871. They had :

1075 J°6l Crosby (Allen), b. Sept. 2, 1S17; d. June 23, 18S4; m., Aug. 7, 1839,

Susan Balch, b. May 13, 1819, da. of Er and Susan (Buss) Balch of
Leominster. She d. May 22, 1862. He was a merchant for a few
years, and after was engaged in various town and official matters in
Leominster.

1076 Charles Henry (Allen), b. Nov. 23, 181S; d. Nov. 30, 1840; a civil engi-

neer in Leominster ; n.m.

1077 George Augustus (Allen), b. June 26, 1S22; d. Aug. 27, 1874; m. ist,

Jan. 6, 1S48, Mary Shepard P3ullard, b. Jan. 6, 1S30, d. Mar. 28, 1848;
2d, ]\Iay 14, 1849, Louise Bagley Bullard, b. Sept. 28, 1S25, da. of Aaron
and Mary (Gregg) Bullard of Topsham, Vt. He was a pianoforte man-
ufacturer in Leominster.

1078 Susan Thurston (Allen), b. Oct. 2, 1824; m., Aug. 20, 1850, John Buss

Balch, b. June 16, 1S25, son of Er and Susan (Buss) Balch of Leomin-
ster, Mass., cl. Oct. 27, 1851. He was a wholesale dry goods merchant
in Boston, Mass. vShe resides, 1885, in Leominster.

1079 John (Allen), b. Aug. 23, 1826; m., May 14, 1857, Emma Slater, of Lon-

don, Eng. He is a piano tuner in Newton, Mass.
loSo William Thurston (Allen), b. July 25, 1830; d. April 17, 1S75; n.m.; a
merchant in Leominster.

1081 Susan (Allen), b. Sept. 13, 1795; "^l- July '5' ^79^-

1082 Mira (Allen), b. Sept. 11,1798; m., Apr. 15, 18 19, Leonard Burrage, son of

William and Mary (Joslin) Burrage, b. Mar. 14, 1797. A tanner, currier
and farmer, and a prominent citizen of Leominster. She d. Nov. 10, 1881 ;
he d. April 18, 1SS8.
10S3 Susan (Allen), b. Dec. 27, iSoo; d. Nov. 2, iSoi.

1084 Silas (Allen), b. May iS, 1S02 ; m., Nov. 22, 1S23, Mary Jane Presby, b. Aug.

23, 1804, da. of Asa and Polly Presby of Taunton, Alass. She now re-
sides in Dorchester, Mass. He was connected with the firm of Hallet &
Davis in Boston, and organist of Park St. church many years. He d. Jan-
uary, 1877.

1085 William Thurston (Allen), b. Oct. 12, iSio; d. June 6, 1842; m., June 7,

1836, Caroline Lucinda Gibson, b. Sept. 16, 181 2, da. of Bezaleel and Lu-
cinda (liljson of Leominster. He was a furniture dealer in Boston.

413

Susannah 'rnuKsroN s (^Ban/e/,'* J?H-//an/,3 Daniel,^ Daniel^), eld-
est child of Daniel and Judith (Chute) Thurston of New Rowley,
now Georgetown, Mass.; born there Nov. i, 176S; married, May 17,
1792, Dea. William Colman [no. 25], born Oct. 26, 1768. She



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 8l

died Oct. 8, 1808; he married second, April 15, 1809, Zerviah Tem-
ple, born Aug. 31, 1780, daugliter of Zebulon and Abigail (Sidd)
Richardson of Woburn, Mass. Zerviah married first, Sept. 23, 1800,
William (Temple) of Reading, Mass. He died April 27, 1802, hav-
ing had William Temple,^born Sept. 15, 1801. Daniel Chute of Read-
ing was his guardian, and after Dea. Colman moved to Boscawen,
N. H., William Temple went to live with him, and in 1880 was in
Montvale, Mass. Zerviah died July 25, 1815, and Dea. Colman
married third, Jan. 12, 18 16, Hannah Brown. She died August,
1843. He was a wheelwright in Byfield, Mass.; 1815 moved to Bos-
cawen, N. H., and died May 23, 1820.

Children.

1086 Daniel Thurston (Colman), twin, b. Mar. 5, 1793; ^ butcher in Newburyport,
Mass.; m., Feb. i, 181S, Nancy Harris, b. Sept. 2, 1796. She d. Sept. 13,
1872 ; he d. May 8, 1S78. They had :

1087 Charles Harris (Colman), b. Feb. 8, 1819; a teacher in Cheever, Kan.; d.
Apr. 6, 1890; m., Oct. 19, 1846, Deborah Long Dinsmore. They had:
(i) Arthur Dinsmore (Colman), b. May 8, 1S49; a farmer in Cheever,
P. O., Abilene, Kan. ; m., Mar., 1S81, Maggie Mustard. They had:
Allen (Colman), b. Oct. 2, 1884. (2) Nellie'Thurston (Colman), b. July
2,1853; m., Oct. 5, 1876, John Ewart Robson, b. in Shropshire, Eng.,
Mar. 22, 1846, a civil engineer in Siou.x City, la. They have: Fred
Colman (Robson), b. Aug. 16, iSSo; Clara Louisa (Robson), b. Nov.
30, 18S1 ; Ralph Ewart (Robson), b. June 27, 1SS6; Anna Laura (Rob-
son), b. Feb. 25, i8S3. (3) Charles Edwin (Colman), b. Feli. i, 1856;
a furniture dealer in Humboldt, Kan. ; m., Feb., 1S77, Mabel E. House,
b. Dec. 13, 1S59. They have: Charles (Colman), b. Aug. 27, 1877;
Lizzie and Lottie (Colman), twins, b. Dec. 3, 1881. (4) Hattie Blanch-
ard (Colman), b. Oct., 1862; Clara Harris (Colman), b. Sept. 3, 1S66.

108S Ann Maria (Colman), b. May 29,1821; n.m. ; resides in Newburyport,
Mass.

1089 William Thurston (Colman), b. Aug. 4, 1S23; a provision dealer in New-

buryport; m. 1st, Sept. 26, 1S48, Hannah Blanchard Dinsmore, b. Aug.
3,1825; she d. May 3, 186S; 2d, Nov. 2, 1869, Abbie Pike Gerrish.
He had: (i) Alice March (Colman), b. Aug. 7, 1850. (2) Mary Hale
(Colman), b. Aug. 20, 1856. (3) George William (Colman), b. June 12,
1S60 ; a provision dealer in Newburyport, Mass. ; m., 1879, Mary Emma
Marsey, b. Sept. 10, 1861. They have: Frank William (Colman), b.
June 3, 1881 ; d. July 22, 18S3; William Nathan (Colman), b. July 14,
1883; John Charles (Colman), b. July 27, 188S. (4) Hannah Blanch-
ard (Colman), b. Apr. 21, 186S; m., May 26, 1S87, Edward Clinton
Johnson, b. Mar. 23, 1864; a farmer in Newburyport, Mass. ; no chil.

1090 Daniel Thurston (Colman), b. April 7, 1827; d. Dec. 6, 1832.

1091 Margaret Toppan (Colman), b. Sept. 7,1829; m., Sept. 3, i8s5, Arthur

Dinsmore, b. Feb. 13, 1S34, a farmer in Auburn, N. H. They have:
(i) George Sumner (Dinsmore), b. Jan. 28, 1857; (2) Lucy Colman
(Dinsmore), b. Nov. 25, i860; (3) Frank Thjjrston (Dinsmore), b. Jan.
18, 1862; a carpenter in Auburn, N. H. ; m., Feb., 1873, Mary Emer-
son, b. in Lowell, Mass. They have : Margaret Emerson (Dinsmore), b.
Feb. 24, 1S74; Arthur Thurston (Dinsmore), b. Feb. i, 1890. (4) Rob-
ert (Dinsmore), b. Jan. 5, d. Feb., 1S63. (5) Louis Dinsmore), b.
July 6, 1874.

1092 Lucy (Colman), b. Oct. 26, 1831.

1093 Hannah Thurston (Colman), twin, b. Mar. 5, 1793; m. ist, 1814, Marshall
French, a baker in Boston, Mass. ; m. 2d, May, 1856, Rev. Leonard Rog-
ers, b. in Compton, N. H., Apr. 13, 1797, a Congregational clergyman in
Walworth Co., Wis. He previously m., Sept. 27, 1S21, Eliza Fletcher,
and had seven children. He was a descendant of John Rogers who
was burnt at the stake in England; she d., and he m. Mary B. Moores
[no. 1,118]. She had:



82 THUKSTON GENEALOGIES.

1094 Marshall (French),!). 1815; d., aged 6 months.

1095 Susannah Thurston (French), d.

1096 Sumner (French), b. in Kentucky; a farmer in Harmony, Wis.; m. Eliza

Faville. Me was killed by a bucket of gravel falling upon him in a

well. Had a da. d. young, also Sumner Colman (French), b. May, 1854.

1097 Judith (Colman), b. Mar. 7, 1795; m., 1824, Erastus Dean, b. in Bristol, Vt.,

May 13, 1798, a blacksmith in Newburyport, Mass. He d. in Dubuque,

la., Mar. 3, 1S52; she d. in Emerald Grove, Wis., Apr. 11, 1864. They had:

1098 Sarah (Dean), d., aged 2 years.

1099 James William (Dean), b. in Lyons, N. Y., July 12, 1S30; m., Oct. 7,

1861, Susan Brown, and had: Chester Colman (Dean), b. July 25,
1863; James Sumner (Dean), b. Nov. 23, 1864; William Allen (Dean),
b. Sept. 26,1867; Elmore Williams (Dean), b. Sept. 24,1869; Carrol
Edward (Dean), b. Jan. 17, d. Sept. 28, 1S74; Susan Clara (Dean),
b. Dec. 18, 1876.
HOC Sarah Colman (Dean), 1). in Westfield, N. Y., April 20, 1833; m., Apr. 7,

1852, N. M. Kelsey, and had: James Munroe (Kelsey), b. Aug. 16,
1854; Frank Chester (Kelsey), b. May 23, 1858; Alice Cornelia (Kel-
sey), b. Feb. 4, i860; Clara Dean (Kelsey), b. Jan. 10, 1862; Archibald
Rodell (Kelsey), b. Apr. 28, 1866; Sarah Malvina (Kelsey), b. Sept. 24,

1873-
iioi Clarissa Thurston (Dean), b. in Westfield, Oct. 22,1834; m., Oct. 12,

1853, Orville Wright, and had: Clara Isabella (Wright), b. Jan. 20,
1855; Sarah Ethilinda (Wright), b. July 19,1857; m., Feb. 14,1877,
George Wills [no. 3814 ].

1102 Dorothy (Colman), b. Jan. 29, 1797; m., in Providence, R. I., 1819, Phi-
lander Wilmarth, b. in Richmond, Vt., May 19, 1796, son of Rev. Ezra and
Mehitable (Cooper) Wilmarth of Georgetown, Mass. She d. in Brooklyn,
N. Y., May 4, 1850; he d. in New York, Mar. 4, 1861. They had:

1 103 William Colman (Wilmarth), b. Nov. 23, 1S20; d. May 30, 1823.

1 104 Abel (Wilmarth), d. soon.

1 105 Abel Cooper (Wilmarth), b. July 25, 1S22 ; m. Jane Dias ; no children.

1 106 William Colman (Wilmarth), b. July 26, 1825; m. Ann Brown, and had

William, d. ; Rebecca; Ida, d. ; Sumner (Wilmarth), d. ; and another
son, d.

1 107 Susannah Thurston (Wilmarth), b. May 12, 1827; m., June 13, 1849, Ed-

win Alexander Brooks; she d. July, 1889, having had Emma, b. May 20,
1850; Ada, d. 1873; Bell, d. 1864; Edwin (Brooks), b. Feb. 10, 1852.

1 108 Alonzo Henry (Wilmarth), b. Oct. 8, 1S37; drowned July 4, 1856.
I109 Sumner (Colman), b. Aug. 11, 1799; ""••' ^-*ct. 26, 1826, Sophronia L. Hinck-
ley; d. Dec. 12, 1864. They had:

mo Sumner O. Thurston (Colman), li. Aug. 13, 1832; m., Sept. 10, 1855, Ann
Newman, and had Harry Hudson, b. Nov. 14, 1859; Edwin Sumner, b.
Nov. 4, 1S63 ; Blanche Hinckley (Colman), b. March 11, 1869; all liv-
■ iiig (1877).
nil Betsey (Colman), 1). June 18, 1801 ; d. April 29, 1S03.

1 1 12 Lucy (Colman), 1). April 2, 1803; d. unmarried.

1113 Betsey (Colman), b. Sept. 26, 1805; d. Oct. 26, 1809.

1114 Mary (Colman), b. Feb. 1.6, 1807; m., Aug. il, 1829, Stillman Moores, b. Dec.

20, 1805, a comb maker in Newburyport, Mass.; he d. May 17, 1865; she
d. in Genoa Junction, Wis., Oct. 20, 18S0. They had:

1115 Mary Bartlett (Moores), b. Dec. 7, 1830; m., Dec. 24, 1874, Rev. Leonard

Rogers, former husband of Hannah Thurston Colman [no. 1,093].
Hed. Jan. 8, 1887.

1 1 16 Jeremiah Colman (Moores), b. Dec. 18, 1832; a fruitgrower in Fresno,

Cal. ; m., June, 1870, Hester Ann Alloway. They had: William
Henry (Moores), b. April 1,1871; Mary Ellen (Moores), b. Sept. 25,
1878; d., aged 18 months.

1 1 17 Henry Martyn (Moores), b. Sept. 25, 1834; d. April ii, 1869; n.m.

1 1 18 William Colman (Moores), b. in Westfield, N. Y., June 19, 1836; a farmer

and gardener in Genoa Junction, Wis.; m., March 12, 1865, Mary Vir-
ginia Young, b. in Accomac Co., Va., Jan. 21, 1844. They had : Mary
Ellen (Moores), 1). Jan. 9, d. June 19, 1866; William Henry (Moores),
1). July 12, 1867; Mary l-.mma (Moores), b. March 13, 1871; John



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 83

Leonard (Moores), b. Nov. 14, d. Nov. 15, 1875; Benjamin Franklin
(Moores), b. June 20, 1878.

1119 Edward Payson (Moores), b. June 7, 1838; enlisted in the war against

the rebellion in the ist Wisconsin cavalry, and d. at Cape Girardeau,
Mo., Oct. 10, 1862.

1 120 Lucy Colman (Moores), b. Oct. 5,1840; m., Jan. 5, 1856, John Alexan-

der (Kimble), b. Aug. 12, 1833, a mechanic in Traver, Cal. They had:

1121 Fanny Caroline (Kimble), b. Aug. 23, 1857; m., Sept. 10, 1875, Fran-

cis Rudolph Hoyer, a farmer in Glasco, Kan., and had Francis and
Martin (Hoyer), twins, b. Nov. 23, 1876; Edward Rudolph (Hoyer),
b. March 29, d. Sept. 19, 1878; Mary Bell and a son (Hoyer), twins,
b. March 30, 1885; the son d. Apr. 5, 1887; Olive Pansy and Ora
Myrtle (Hoyer), twins, b. Feb. 11, 1888; Ora d. Sept. 26, 1888.

1 122 Mary Louise (Kimble), b. Nov. 21, 1858; m., Dec. 21, 1874, Frederick

Chapman, b. Mar. 19, 1852, a farmer in Glasco, Kan. They had:
William Henry (Chapman), b. Jan. 24, 1876; Stella Christina
(Chapman), b. Dec. 25, 1877; Edward Franklin (Chapman), b. Aug.
17, 1881 ; Fred (Chapman), b. Sept. 8, 1884; John Arthur (Chap-
man), b. Dec. 20, 1886; Daniel (Chapman), b. July 21, 1889.

1123 Ella Maria (Kimble), b. May 22, i860.

1124 John Edward (Kimble), b. March 12, 1862; d. from bite of rattle-

snake, July 30, 1874.

1125 William Leonard (Kimble), b. March 5, 1865; ^ mechanic in Cottage

Grove, Ore.

1 126 Lucy Voadicia (Kimble), b. Jan. 5, d. Feb. 20, 1S67.

1127 A son, b. March 3, d. March 19, 1869.

1 128 Franklin Sylvester (Kimble), b. Aug. 5, 1871 ; d. Aug. 3, 1881.

1 129 Flora May (Kimble), b. May 17, 1874; d. Aug. 3, 1881.

1130 Elizabeth Anna (Kimble), b. April 28, 1877; d. Aug. 3, 1881.

1 131 Albert C. and Ernest A. (Kimble), twins, b. June 13, i88i ; d. Aug. 3,

188 1 ; the last 5 from the explosion of a kerosene lamp.

1 132 Frank Alexander (Kimble), b. Aug. 21, 1882.

1 133 Samuel Stillman (Moores), b. at Emerald Grove, Wis., Feb. 20, 1843;

employed on the street railroad in Washington, D. C. ; m., Jan. 9, 1868,
Mrs. Emma Jean Williams, b. Sept. i, 1843. They had: Edward
Sinclair (Moores), b. Nov. 3, 1868; Emma (Moores), b. Sept. 23, 1873;
d. March, 1878.

1134 Hannah Thurston (Moores), b. Aug. 15,1845; m., Apr. 2, 1865, Jacob

Henry Watson, b. in Spencer, Mass., Apr. 14, 1816, a carriage maker in
Topeka, Kan.

1 135 Daniel Thurston (Moores), b. March 28, 1847 ; a blacksmith, and since a

farmer in Genoa Junction, Wis. ; m., Mar. 28, 1869, Mary Voadicia
Clark, b. July 23, 1848. They had: William Clark (Moores), b. Mar.
23, 1870; Stella Winnifred (Moores), b. Aug. 25, 1874; Hattie May
(Moores), b. July 2, 1878; d. Jan. 19, 1879; Clara Maud (Moores), b.
Aug. 6, 1884.

By second wife Zerviah.
11364- Luther (Colman), b. Feb. i, 1810; m. ist, Sarah Arey; 2d, Mrs. Lucy New-
hall Davis.
I137 Calvin (Colman), b. Apr. 17, 1812, name changed to William. He had two
wives, both from Andover, Mass; both d. He d. Feb. 20, 1864. He had,
by 1st wife :

1 1 38 Helen (Colman), m. Will Cole, a farmer in Marshalltown, N. Y. She d.

They had : William (Colman), an engineer on a transport ship be-
tween the north and south during the war of the rebellion. He m.,
and d. in Key West, Fla. She d. No children.

1 139 Alice (Colman), m., and resides in Virginia; no children.

1 140 David Emery (Colman), b. July 3, 1814; m., Nov. 6, 1835, Carolme Stock-
man, b. May 9, 1814. He was a jeweler in Newburyport, Mass.; removed
to Washington, D. C, before the war, has been a dealer in fruits and veg-
etables for several years. They had :

1 141 William H. (Colman), d. young.

1 142 George William (Colman), a fruit dealer in Washington, D. C.

1 143 Josiah Little (Colman), a jeweler in Washington, D. C. ; m. ; d. Oct., 1S89.



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Dea. Stephen Thurston s {Daniel,'^ Richard,^ Daniel,^ DameP\
brother of the preceding, and son of Daniel and Judith (Chute)
Thurston of Ipswich, Mass.; born in Rowley, Jan. 2, 1770; married,
first, June 26, 1794, Philomela Parish, born Dec. 4, 1768, daugh-
ter of Elijah and Eunice (Foster) Parish of Windham, Ct. Her ma-
ternal grandmother was Hannah Foster, ne'e Standish. Mrs. Thurs-
ton was only sister of Rev. Elijah Parish, d.d., of Byfield, Mass.
Hannah Foster was great-granddaughter of Capt. Miles Standish of
Plymouth colony. She died at Bedford, N. H., July 24, 18 18. On
account of the extreme heat she was buried the next day, and as was
usual in those days a sermon was preached by Rev. Ephraim Brad-
ford of New Boston, N. H., from Isa. 64: 4. Second, April 14,
182 1, Sarah Burge, born at Hollis, N. H., May 20, 1777, and died
September, 1825. Third, Jan. 19, 1826, Hannah Worcester,*
born in Hollis, March 17, 1783, daughter of Capt. Noah Worcester.
He died of cholera at Bedford, N. H., Sept. 13, 1833, and she mar-
ried Jonathan Ireland of Dunbarton, and died in Elmira, N. Y., Dec.
28, 1871.

Mr. Thurston was a farmer in Rowley, then in Andover,t where
he went Nov. 4, 1799, having united with the church the Sunday
previous ; after in Bedford, Mass., till 1809 ; after in Goffstown and
Bedford, N. H. ; deacon and elder in the Presbyterian church, the
organizer of the first Sunday-school in Bedford, as well as the first
temperance society; a strictly conscientious man. J

Children, by first wife Philomela.

II 44+ Philomela,'' b. in Rowley, Mass., Apr. 11, 1795; "i- R^^- Samuel Newell.



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