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in Ohio.

* For incidents in lii? life see 1st ed. p. 43!\


Children, by first wife, Eunice.

15364- Edward," b. March 9, 1788 ; m. Betsey Page.

1537 Rufus,'' b. Oct. 18, 1789; m. Mrs. Esther Weatherby [see no. 1,522].

1538-l-Peter,'^ 1). 1800; m. Elizabeth Jackson.

By second wife, Hannah.

1 539-(- Johnston," b. Oct. 20, 1803; m. Julia Everett.

1 540-|-George Washington," j twins, born ) m. Charlotte Jackson.

1541-i-Thomas Jefferson," ( Feb. 12, 1805; ) m. 1st, Rosetta Bull; 2d, Elizabeth

1542-l-Reuben Harris," b. Dec. 11, 1806; m. Mary Brooks.

1543 Jane," j twins, born I d., aged i year, 6 months.

1544 Caroline," \ Aug., 1807;) she was refined in manners and an excellent

teacher; m., 1839, Henry Charter of Michigan; d. at birth of her ist child.

1545 Maria (legally changed from Siata), b. April 15, 1809; m., in Granville, O.,

Nov. 2, 1S2S, Orrin Chipman, a farmer, teacher, justice of the peace, living
in Homer, O. ; English River township, la.; Middlebury, la., 1849, ^^'^ i"^
Richmond, la., 1852, b. in Jericho, Vt., Oct. 4, 1803. Mrs. Chipman was
a lady of natural literary gifts and quite a poet, d. March 4, i860; he d.
March 4, 1 886. Children:

1546 Lucius (Chipman), b. Oct. 8, 1828; d. July 31, 1S29.

1547 Virgil (Chipman),!). Oct. 28, 1830; a contractor and builder in Middle-

bury and Richmond, la. ; after, general merchandise in Mormonton,
la., where he was burnt out, Sept. 12, 1886; returned to his trade, and
moved to St. Joseph, Mo., 1889; m. ist, Oct. 26, 1851, Frances Ma-
linda Moor, b. Sept. 4, 1834, da. of Peter and Sarah Jane (Brightwell)
Moor of Virginia. .She d. Aug. 19, 1859; m. 2d, April 15, 1S60, Deb-
orah Hand, b. in Chillicothe, O., Nov. 11, 1830, da. of Robert and
Sarah (Cochran) Hand of Delaware, N. J. Children, by rst wife:

1548 Richard (Chipman), b. in Middlebury, la., April 4, 1853; a stock-

herder in Silver Lake, Kan.

1549 Clark Eldridge (Chipman), b. April 19, 1854; a stock dealer in Dodge

City, Kansas.
'1550 Orrin Norman (Chipman), b. in Richmond, la., May 25, 1856; a
painter in St. Mark, Kan.

1551 Harriet (Chipman), b. Oct. 29, 1858.

1552 Ellsworth (Chipman), b. Dec. 17, i86d; d. in Mormonton, Sept. 1,1876.

1553 Clara Rosella (Chipman), b. June 29, 1S64.

1554 Lillian (Chipman), b. Sept. 28, 1870; d. Sept. 22, 1872.

1555 Caroline Minerva (Chipman), b. April 18, 1832; m., Sept. 7, 1850, Elbridge
Moor; shed. May i, 1862, leaving Rosa, d. 1885, and Cordelia (Moor).
1556 Cordelia," b. 1810; m., 1829, Calvin Woods, a merchant and farmer in Ho-
mer, O. ; she d. near Homer, Licking Co., i860, and he m. 2d, Mrs. Sarah
Rosetta Thurston Campbell [no. J Z-^J^]. Children: Laura Ann, Sophia,
Maria, Calvin Imri, Rose, Clarence (Woods).


Thomas Thuk-ston s i^Abner,^ Abner,^ jfames,^ Daniel^), son of Ab-
ner and Martha (Piper) Thurston of Exeter, N. H. ; born there Jan.
19, 1752 ; married, April 7, 1775, Lucy Fenderson, born Dec. 17,
1751. He died in 1830, and was buried on his farm ; she died in 1832.
[^ Mr. Thurston purchased a tract of land in Parsonsfield, Me., im-
proved it a little, sold and went to Scarboro, Me., and bought land,
on which he lived and died. He built a little house on what is called
the " ash swamp road," about two miles from Dunstan Corner, in
which his wife lived while he was in the revolutionary war. The
wolves were numerous then, and used to make night hideous with
their howling. After the war he built the old homestead on the
" broad turn road," about the same distance from Dunstan. This



house was replaced by another, and within a few years a more mod-
ern one still has been built in its place. He was also an itinerant
shoemaker, as was the custom in newly settled places in those days.

Children, born in Scarboro.

1557 + Daniel,* b. Oct. 17, 1776; m. Sally Merrill.

155S Sarah,^ b. Aug. 5, 1780; m., Dec, 1799, Ephraim Holmes of Buxton, Me.

1559 Mary,* b. June 6, 1782; m. Roger Edgecomb of HoUis, Me., and moved to
New York.

1 5604- Alexander,* b. June 10, 17S4; m. Almira Pickett.

1561-l-James,* b. Dec. 19, 17S7; m. Sarah McKenney.

1562-l-Thomas,* b. Feb. 23, 1790; m. Clari.ssa B. Kimball.

1563 Lucy,* b. Nov. 11, 1791 ; m., Oct. 23, 1S08, by Rev. Asa Heath, Phineas Mer-
rill of Scarboro beach, and had : William, John, Catharine (Merrill).

1 564+ William,* b. June 20, 1794; m. Catherine Simonton.


SuAH Thurston 5 i^Al'/ier,^ Abner,'^ jfatnes,'^ Daniel^), sister of the
preceding, and daughter of Abner and Martha (Piper) Thurston of
Exeter, N. H. ; married, about 1790, Aaron Brown, born in Ken-
sington, N. H., 1744. He was in several engagements in Rhode
Island in the revolutionary war ; a farmer in Candia, N. H., and a
member of the Congregational church.


1565 Mary (Brown), b. 1791 ; d. March 7, 1872.

1566 Hannah (Brown), b. 1792 ; m. .Samuel Cass, Esq.

1567 Suah (Brown), b. 1794; m. David Norton; d. March 29, 1829.

1568 Aaron (Brown), b. June 22, 1796; a farmer in Candia ; m., Nov. 28, 1825,
Abial Turner Brown, b. March 7, 1799, da. of Sewall and Abial (Turner)
Brown of Candia. Sewall Brown was in the battle of Bunker Hill. Had :

1569 Caroline (Brown), b. July 26, 1S26.

1570 Suah (Brown), b. Jan. 31, 1829.

1571 Sewall (Brown), b. May 28, 1830; m.

1572 George H. (Brown), b. Sept. 26, 1833; m., and has Eleanora A. (Brown),

b. Nov. 4, 1873.


David Thurston s {Abner,'' Abner,^ James,'' Daniel '), brother of
the preceding, and son of Abner and Martha (Piper) Thurston of
Exeter, N. H. ; born July 31, 1775; married, about iSoo, Sally
Eaton, born April 26, 1774, daughter of Ebenezer and Phebe (Sar-
gent) Eaton of Candia. He was a farmer in Candia, and member of
the Free Baptist church ; died in Hill ; she died in Northfield, N. H.
Children, born in Bridgewater, N. H.

1573-|-Asa,* b. Dec. 17, 1800; m. Eliza Woodward Hartwell.
1 574-}- Abner,* b. Oct. 13, 1802; m. Mary Worthen Huntoon.
1575+ Ebenezer,* b. March 13, 1S05 ; m. ist, Sarah Salma Huntoon; 2d, Sarah

Knowles Rogers.
1576-f-Sally,* b. Sept. 13, 1807; m. John Langford Hodgdon.

Born in Hill, N. H.

1577+Lydia,* b. July 28, 1810; m. ist, George M. Phelps; 2d, Hillery Knox.
1578 Mary,* b. March 8, 1813; m., May 28, 1834, Oilman Currier, a shoe mnfr. in
Haverhill, Mass. ; she lives in Brookline, Mass. They had :
1579 Warren Oilman (Currier), an apothecary in Brookline, Mass.



Rev. James Thurston 5 {Capt. ^ames,'' Ahier,^ Jamcs,^ Datiiel^),
son of Capt. James and Mary (Jones) Thurston of Exeter, N. H. ;
born there March 17, 1769; married, Oct. 9, 1791, Elizabeth Pea-
body,* daughter of Dr. Thomas and Elizabeth (Shaw) Peabody.
Elizabeth Peabody's mother, Elizabeth, married Capt. James Thurs-
ton as his second wife. Rev. James died in Exeter, Dec. 12, 1835 ;
his wife died Oct. 15, 1845, aged 71.

In 1783, at the age of fourteen, he entered Phillips academy, Exe-
ter, which commenced that year under the care of William Wood-
bridge, where he remained several years, and tho very desirous of a
collegiate course relinquished it in deference to his father's wishes,
who desired to retain him nearer home. He taught school a year or
two, and then entered into business in Exeter, but soon removed to
Boston to superintend the business of a very respectable firm, one of
the partners being resident in England. In a few years he became
interested in religion, and returned to Exeter, and by the advice of
friends entered the ministry, in which his efforts were everywhere dis-
tinguished with remarkable success. He had numerous calls to set-
tle, and Oct. 15, 1800, was ordained at Newmarket, N. H. He re-
mained there till Jan. 6, 1808, and his labors were greatly blessed. t

1580 Mary,*^ b. Sept. 2, 1792; d. Dec. 18, 1817.

I58r Elizabeth Peabody,*' b. Dec. 10, 1794; m. William Norwood; he d. 1836;
she d. 1S41 ; no children.

1582 Abigail," b. March 3, 179S; d. Dec. 17, 1806.

1583 Ann Rogers,'' b. March 28, 1801 ; d. Jan. 14, 1806.

1584 Henrietta Peabody,*' b. Jan. 3, 1804; m., 1826, Charles r>enjamin Abbot, b.

Jan. 19, 1805, son of Benjamin Abbot, ll.d., for nearly fifty years the pop-
ular preceptor of Phillips academy, Exeter. He entered Harvard in class
of 1826, but left before graduating; taught school ; then settled on a farm
in Glenburn, Me., and for some years was agent of the Brown ville slate
company. He d. in Bangor, Me., ^L^rch 8, 1S74; she d. 1S74. They ha'd :
1585 Francis Peabody (Abbot), b. Jan. i, 1827, a dentist to the imperial family
of Germany ; m., 1858, Caroline L. Fay, da. of Theo. .S. Fay, late U.
S. minister to Switzerland ; reside at No. 2 Hausvoigtei Platz, Berlin.
They have Caroline Laura, b. i860, Charles Henry, b. 1S62, and Hen-
rietta (Abbot), b. 1864.
1586-l-James,'' b. Dec. II, 1S06; m. Elizabeth Austin.

1587 John Rogers,*" b. Jan. 2, 1810 ; graduated from Harvard 1829; d. in Glenburn,

Nov. 23, 1S43; n.m.

1588 Martha Ann,*"' b. March 26, 1813; m. Calvin Rogers Hubbard; he d. 1S37;

she d. 1S67 ; no children.

1589 Thomas Peabody,*' b. June 27, d. Sept. 11, 1816.

♦Peabody Family.

I. Lieut. Fkancis Peabody of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, b. 161^, came to
New Eiifrl.ind in tlie ship '• Planter," Nicholas Travice, master, in 1635. See " Gleaning;s for
_N. E. History," Mass. Hist. Coll., 3d series, vol. viii. p. 253. He ni. Mary Foster, da. of Reg-
inald Foster or Forster, whose family is honorably mentioned in the " Lay of the Last Min-
strel" and in " Marniion." Fourteen children.

II. Jacob Pkabody, twelfth child of Francis, b. July 28, 1664; m., Jan. 12, 1686, Abigail
Towne; d. Nov. 24. 16S0; three children.

III. Jacob P eabody, b. Nov. 9, 1689; m., April 30, 1712, Rebecca Baker; d. July 24,
1749; eight children.

IV. Dr. Jacob Peabody, b. Feb. 18, 1713; m. 1st, Feb. 18, 1735, Susanna Rogers, da. of
Rev. John Rogers, minister of Roxford; d. 1758; nine children.

V. Thomas Peabody, b. Dec. 6. 1746; m., March 23, 1769, Elizabeth Shaw; d. Not. 20,
1777: two children.

VI. Elizabkth Peabody, b. Aug. 16, 1774; ni., Oct. 9.1791, Rev. James Thurston above;
d. Oct. 15, 1845; nine children.

tFor extended notice see 1st ed. p. 124.



William Thurston s {Capt. yat7ies^'- Abner,'^ James,^ Daniel^),
brother of the preceding, and son of Capt. James and Mary (Jones)
Thurston of Exeter, N. H. ; born there Sept. 29, 1772; married,
Sept. 18, 1798, Elizabeth Peck, born June 24, 1771, daughter of
Moses Peck of Boston. He died in Naples, Italy, Aug. 25, 1822.
She married, second, Nov. 24, 183 1, Samuel Swett, Esq., a retired
lawyer; she died in Dedham, Mass., May 23, 1840.

Mr. Thurston graduated from Dartmouth 1792, read law with Hon.
John Lowell of Boston, Mass., and practiced there till his health
failed, when he went to Italy, and died, leaving no issue but two
adopted children. He was a member of the Old South church.


1590 William* [son of Paul Thurston/ no. 6522 ], b. Dec. 29, 1813; adopted 1820,

then an orphan. He fitted for college in Wrentham, Mass., under Mr.
Perkins, the preceptor of Day's academy ; grad. from Amherst 1834. He
was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church at Boston, May 28, 1837;
studied divinity at the Epis. Theo. Sem. in New York, and was ordained
to preach. He m. Fanny Scamon of New York, and went directly to North
Carolina, where he preached in Pittsboro [843 and 1844, and in Williams-
burg. He d. in Valley Crusis, Watauga Co., N. C, June 27, 1846, aged 2)Z\
no chil. His widow d. in North Carolina. Mr. Wm. Thurston first saw
this lad in the Sunday-school in Boston, a bright little fellow of his own
name, and inquired him out, and as his father was not living, adopted him.

1591 Sarah Jane Wiggin, b. Nov. 2, 1805; n.m. ; living in Wrentham, Mass , 1890,

da. of Joanna Thurston, no. 545, adopted, but retaining the paternal name
of Wiggin, at the request of her father, Simon Wiggin, no. 545.


Caleb Thurston s [Caleb,* AhuerT> y^atnes,^ Daniel^), eldest son
of Caleb and Hannah (Dudley) Thurston of Exeter, N. H. ; born
there 1768; married first, Nov. 17, 1792, Mary Oilman; second,
Aug. 31, 1799, Nancy Wiggin, daughter of Joshua Wiggin. She
died May 16, 1822, aged 55. Mr. Thurston was a farmer; finally
settled in Monmouth, Me., and died April 25, 1847.


1592 Mary Jane,'' b. April 26, i8oo; m. Abram Dodridge Adams, b. 181 1, a shoe-

maker in Charlestown, and after a farmer in Townsend, Mass. He d. Feb.
II, 1876; she d. Mar. 23, 1884. They had:

1593 Frank Dodridge (Adams), b. in Qu'incy, Mass., Nov., 1835, a cooper in

Townsend Center, Mass., enlisted in the war against the rebellion in the
1 2th and 32d Mass. regs., served three years, and d. from the effects of
imprisonment in the south, Mar. 23, 18S4. He m. ist, Jane Arnold of
Charlestown, Mass. ; she d. ; 2d, Dec. i, 1875, ^^'s- Sarah Elizabeth
Davis, b. in Bernardston, Mass., June 15, 1840; she d. Feb. 9, 1889.
He had: PYank Arnold (Adams); Clara (Adams), d; Melvin Thurs-
ton (Adams), b. Aug. 17, 1S77.

1594 William Russell (Adams), b. in Boston, May 10, 1838; left home at the

age of 13, traveled thro most of the western and southern states, the
West Indies, and in 1861 was working in the mines in California, when
he enlisted in the war against the rebellion in the 3d inft. reg., and was
discharged in Salt Lake City at the close of the war ; rode in a stage
to Sacramento, and there took a steamer for New York ; m., in Town-
send, Mass., Dec. 23, 186S, Lavina Jane Phillips, b. Oct. 10, 1847, da.
of Joshua Brooks and Mary Jane (Goodwin of York, Me.) Phillips of


Lynn, Mass. Went to Haverhill 1878, where he is a sole-leather cutter.
They have: Clara Russell (Adams), b. April 15, 1S80.
1595 Isaac (Adams), b. in Charlestown ; d. at age of 5 years.
1596-l-Caleb,'^ b. April 9, 1S02; m. Jane Sargent.

1597 Dudley,'' b. 1S04; m. Paulina Oilman of Newburyport, Mass. He was a
tanner and currier in Shopiere, Wis., and after in Canyon City, Ore. Both
d. between June 7 and Nov. 23, 1885; no children.
1598-j- Joshua," b. June 12, 1806; m. Clarissa Ann Leach.
i599-j-Daniel,'J b. Sept. 4, 1808; m. Mary Lord.

1600 Zebulon,'' b. June 4, 1S12; m., 1S37, Sarah A. Kelley Marsh of Exeter, N.

H. ; a mason in Boston; 1848 moved to Shopiere, Wis. They had : Sarah,'
m. V. H. Truesdell of Shopiere; P'rances H.''; William Henry,'' in Syca-
more, 111.; John Howard,'' in Sycamore; Charles Zebulon,' in Sycamore;
Nancy Jane.'


Dudley Thurston s [Caled,'^ Abner,^ J^ames,'^ Daniel '^), brother of
the preceding, and son of Caleb and Hannah (Dudley) Thurston of
Exeter, N. H. ; married Betsey Thurston, daughter of James
Thurston of Nottingham, N. H. [no. 691]. Mr. Thurston was a
farmer in Monmouth, Me.


1601 Abigail,'' m. P'ox. Caleb,'' d. young.

1602 James,** m. ist, Witham; 2d, Hannah Baker. They had Mary J.,'

Dudley,' Elizal^eth,' and six others.

1603 Hannah," n.m. Dudley,'^ d. young.


John Thurston 5 ( Caleb,'' Abuer,^ James,^ Daniel"^, brother of the
preceding, and son of Caleb and Hannah (Dudley) Thurston of Ex-
eter, N. H. ; born there Dec. 13, 1772; married, in Newmarket, N.
H., Susan Durrell, born 1775. She died Oct. 3, 1857, aged 82;
he died Jan. 5, 1853.

Mr. Thurston was a man of large stature, dark complexion, a de-
voted member of the Methodist church ; a millwright and very in-
genious. He had a fall that made him lame the last years of his life
and confined him to a chair ; but notwithstanding this he obtained a
good living by doing various kinds of work. He moved to Mon-
mouth, Me., where three of his brothers had settled. Then he moved
to Dixmont, Me., and in 1819 to Windsor, Me., where he died. He
was called out in the war of 18 12, but was not in any battle. Mrs.
Thurston was a good-looking woman, with dark eyes, very pleasant,
and every way a desirable companion.


1604 Abigail,*^ b. Jan. 26, 1796; m., June 15, 1817, Simon Davis of Hallowell,
Me. He was a farmer in Windsor; she d. Apr. 7, 1870; he d. They had:

1605 Emily (Davis), b. June 27, 1819; m., Oct. 28, i860, Stephen Pillsbury of

Hallowell, Me. ; he d. 1876.

1606 John (Davis), b. Jan. 31, 1821; a very industrious farmer in Windsor,

Me. ; m., June 13, 1851, Sarah Burton Pierce, b. in Weld, Me., July 23,
1834. They have :

1607 Henry l^arton (Davis), b. 1856; a farmer and blacksmith in Windsor;

m., Nov. 8, 1884, Mary Alice Field.

1608 Eugene Litchfield (Davis), b. 1859; d. 1874.


1609 Herbert Elijah (Davis), b. 1863; a farmer and blacksmith in Wind-
sor; m., Nov. 13, 18S9, Mary Emma Smith.

1610 Oliver (Davis), b. Oct. 5, 1822; a farmer in Whitefield, Me.; m., Oct. 8,

1847, Rhoda Lishness, and had seven children, three of whom and her-
self d. within a few years of each other.

1611 Simon (Davis), b. March 14, 1825; a farmer in Windsor; m., Oct. 20,

1876, Mary E. Stokes of Charlestown, Mass.

1612 Susan (Davis), b. July 22, 1826; m., June 27,1846, John Davenport, a

farmer in Hallowell; she d. 1S62. They had four daughters.

1613 Mary (Davis), b. Dec. 18, 1829; m., Aug. 28, 1850, John E. Ward of

Augusta, Me. ; she d. April 7, 1S51.

1614 Abbie (Davis), b. March 4, 1838 ; m., Oct. 27, 1855, James T. Brown, a

farmer in Chelsea, Me. ; he d. Aug. 7, 18S8. Two daughters and i son,

1615 Hannah (Davis), b. July 4, 1843; m., Aug. 19, 1S69, Hoyt Murray of

Windsor; he d. 1883, and she lives in Windsor; has handsome brown
eyes, dark hair, is a good conversationalist, a Methodist, and has very
exalted opinions of her grandparents, whom she loved to visit. 3 chil.
1616+Caleb,'^ b. Sept. 3, 1797; m. Olive Cross.

1617 Deborah,*^ m. Enoch Joslyn. They had: Thomas (Joslyn), d. young;

Olive (Joslyn), went West.

1618 Susan,*' b. Aug. 29, 1808; m. William Adams. Had five daughters and one

son, Alexander (Adams), lived in Bowdoinham, Me.

1619 Mary,*' b. Apr. 23, 181 1 ; m., Jan. 15, 1S29, William Cunningham, a Baptist

preacher and farmer in Litchfield Corner, Me., b. Nov. 9, 1809; d. Chil. :

1620 Elmira (Cunningham), b. Dec. 23, 1831.

1621 Sophronia (Cunningham), b. May 16, 1833. •

1622 Sumner (Cunningham), b. March 28, 1S36.

1623 Caroline (Cunningham), b. Sept. 4, 1838.

1624 William H. (Cunningham), b. Aug. 20, 1840.

1625 Reuel F. (Cunningham), b. July 3, 1843.

1626 John A. (Cunningham), b. June 12, 1845.

1627 Mary A. (Cunningham), b. Aug. 4, 184S.

1628 Emily,'' b. Sept. 30, 181 5; m., May 18, 1836, Waterman Reed, b. Feb. 26,
1804, son of Joseph Reed of Windsor, formerly of Bristol, Me. ; he d.
Sept. 3, 1887 ; she is of medium stature, dark complexion, and is a member
of the Methodist church in Windsor, Me. Children :

1629 Harriet (Reed), b. Aug. 20, 1838; d. June 13, i860.

1630 Margaret (Reed), b. July 17, 1840; m., Dec. 11, 1859, Dr. Augustus

Warren, a physician in New Sharon, Me. ; d. Sept. 11, 1879.

1631 John (Reed), b. Sept. 10, 1844; a farmer and Methodist in Windsor; m.,

Oct. 13, 1866, Harriet Elder; she d. instantly, Oct. 13, 18S5, leaving
Arthur Wilbur (Reed), b. June 6, 1882.
1632 George (Reed), b. July 16, 1846; a farmer in Windsor; m., Mar. 19, 1874,
Vesta Storer. They have : Percival Waterman (Reed), b. June 27,

1877. Frank Orreldo (Reed), b. March 27, 1881. Mary Homan
(Reed), b. June 16, 1883


Daniel Thurston s {Caleb,'' Abner,^ James,'' Z?d!«/V/'), brother of
the preceding, and son of Caleb and Hannah (Dudley) Thurston of
Exeter, N. H. ; born there Aug. 6, 1776 ; married, Aug. 4, 1798, Deb-
orah FoLSOM, born April 29, 1778, daughter of Capt. Thomas and
Elizabeth (Oilman) Folsom, probably of Exeter. He died Sept. 25,
1855; she died at her daughter's in Portsmouth, N. H., Nov. 12,
1863. Mr. Thurston was a carpenter in Exeter and a member of the
Congregational church.


1633 Elizabeth Gilman,^ b. Nov. 6, 1799; d. May 22, 1820.

1634 Mary Jane,*! b. Sept. 3, 1801 ; d, Aug. 4, 1803.


1635 Mary Jane," b. June 15, 1804; m., Nov. 24, 1825, Samuel Kingsbury of
Portsmouth, N. H., b. in York, Me., Dec. 4, 1798. He was a house and
ship joiner; she d. May 20, 1856. They had:

1636 Elizabeth Mary (Kingsbury), b. May 9, 1827 ; d. Dec. 17, 1835.

1637 Deborah Folsom (Kingsbury), b. May 8, 1830; m., June 27, 1866, Michael

R. Perkins, an inventor in Portsmouth.

1638 Samuel Henry (Kingsbury), b. Nov. 17, 1833; m., Nov i, 1858, Sarah E.

Rand of Portsmouth. They had: Maude Thurston (Kingsbury), b.
Jan. II, d. Jan. 13, 1861. Charles Henry (Kingsbury), b. July 16, 1862.
Samuel Lincoln (Kingsbury), b. March 4, 1864. John Oilman (Kings-
bury), b. Dec. 15, 1866.


Trueworthv Thurston 5 {^Caleb,-^ Ahie/-i yames,"^ Daniel^'),
brother of the preceding, and son of Caleb and Hannah (Dudley)
Thurston of Exeter, N. H. ; born there June i, 1778 ; married, Nov.
26, 1801, Priscilla Royal, born Oct. 13, 1779. He died July 20,
1849, ; she died Oct. 16, 1865, aged 86. He was a farmer in Mon-
mouth, Me., and moved to Peru, Me., in 18 19.


1639 Levi Moody,^ b. Dec. 2, 1S02 ; d. Jan. 15, 1831.

1640 Clarissa,*" b«Sept. iS, 1805; m., Feb. 23, 1S40, William Paul, a blacksmith in

Peru, and had :

1641 Dealbea Osca (Paul), b. June, 1845.

1642 William (Paul), b. Sept., 1S49.
1643+Daniel Adams,*" b. July 16, 1808; m. Olive Bray.

1644 Oilman,*" b. March 15, i8ii ; d. Feb. 20, 1830.

1645 Benjamin,* b. April 17, 1813; a farmer in Poland, Me. ; m., Nov., 1844, Laura

Ann Pratt; he d. Sept. 20, 1849.
1646-l-Samuel Royal,* b. in Monmouth, April 17, 1S16; m. Elizabeth McClench.
l647-f-Trueworthy,*' b. in Monmouth, April 15, 1819; m. Rachel Fisher Welch.
1648 Elvira Priscilla,* b. in Peru, Aug. 25, 1822; m., July 20, 1S51, John Simmons

Lunt, b. Nov. 13, 1819, son of Francis and Lydia (Simmons) Lunt of Peru;

he is a farmer in Dixfield, Me. ; enlisted in the 56th Mass. reg. against the

rebellion. They had :

1649 Priscilla Clal-a Augusta (Lunt), b. March 6, 1853; m., April 5, 1874, Frank

E. Kidder.

1650 Oeorge Washington (Lunt), b. Oct. 20, 1854; d. Jan. 29, 1863.

1651 Lilla Stanton (Lunt), \ twins, born ( d. July, 1862.

1652 Rose Standish (Lunt), ( Aug. 16, 1856; \

1653 Emma Frances (Lunt), b. Nov. 23, 1857.

1654 John True (Lunt), b. April 14, d. May 12, i860.

1655 John Franz Sigel (Lunt), b. July 22, 1861.

1656 Ulysses Orant (Lunt), b. Oct. 26, 1863.


Gates Thurston s (^Peter,^ Abner,^ yames,^ Daniel^), son of Peter
and Dorothy (Gates) Thurston of South Lancaster, Mass. ; born
1760; married, by Rev. Timothy Harrington, Jan. 12, 1790, Eliza-
beth [or Betsey] Pollard of Lancaster; her father and mother
died about 18 12, aged about 90 each. He was a farmer in New
Boston, now South Lancaster, living in the homestead mansion ; died
February, 1816; she died at her son John Gates', 1849, aged 86.


1657 James,* b. Nov. 9, 1790; a farmer in Tioga county, N. Y. ; m., Sept. 15,
1814, Mary West.


1658+Henry,^ b. Aug. 19, 1792; m. Aurelia Warren.

l659-)-John Gates,* b. March 18, 1794; m. Harriet Patrick Lee.

1660 Nancy Elizabeth,* b. Jan. 31, 1796; m., as his 2d wife, Oct. 11, 1827, Na-
thaniel Rand, hotel keeper, sheriff, and postmaster in Lancaster ; she d
April, 1838. They had:

1661 Charles Henry (Rand), b. 1828; m. Lucy Rand of Westfield, Mass. ; d.

1868 ; no children.

1662 Ellen Elizabeth (Rand), b. 1S31; d. Nov., 1835.
1663+William,* b. March 6, 179S; m. ist, Sabra Houghton, and four others.

1664 Thomas Gates,* b. Nov. 15, 1800; m. ist, Aug. 18, 1825, Mary Ann Stod-

dard ; was a blacksmith in Concord, Mass., after a merchant in Wilming-
ton, N. C, later in Louisville, Ky., and m. there; d. about 1848; several

1665 Abel Atherton,* b. Sept. 15, 1802; d. April 20, 1803.

i666-|- Wilder Stoddard,* b. Oct. 8, 1806; m. Rosanna Millicent Pierce.


Peter Thur.ston s (/'d^/^/',^ Abneri Jatnes,^ Daniel'), brother of
the preceding, and son of Peter and Dorothy (Gates) Thurston of
South Lancaster, Mass. ; born there Sept. 23, 1768 ; married, by Rev.
Nathaniel Thayer, Dec. 8, 1796, Sally Sweetser, born Dec. 2, 1778,
daughter of Jacob and Margaret (Cooledge) Sweetser of Boston,
Mass. He died Dec. 9, 1824; she died Jan. 21, 1832. He was a
hatter in South Lancaster, living next door neighbor to his father,
whose farm was divided between his two sons. Gates and Peter. He
was a member of the Unitarian church.


1667 Caroline,* b. Sept. 22, 1797; n.m. ; d. at South Lancaster, March i, 1S7S.

1668 Sarah Ann,* b. May 14, 1799; m., by Rev. N. Thayer, Nov. 9, 1820, Eben

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