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Eames, born Jan. 2£"i78§. She died Aug. 2%, 18^]?; he died Dec.
10, iS^^ He was a farmer, a justice of the peace in Madison,
Me., member of the legislature when held in Portland, Me.,' and colo-
nel of militia ; held many offices of trust in town ; a Free Mason ; a
man of more than ordinary natural ability, to which he was constantly
adding by his studious and practical habits.

2049+Joseph Hilton,*' b. Aug. 31, 1808; m. Deborah Luce Remick.
2050 Maria,'' d. in infancy.

205i + ^Villiam Wiggin,'' b. Jan. 17, iSii; m. Eliza Nutting.
2052-j- Daniel,'' b. Dec. 6, 1812; m. Ann Burns.

2053 Alfred,'' d. in infancy.

2054 Betsey," b. Oct. 10, 1815; m., June 26, 1S37, Jesse Nutting of Madison, a

farmer and stone cutter ; soon after moved to Parkman, Me., where he d.
Oct. 30, 1875. They had :

2055 Horatio Nelson (Nutting), b. March 24, 1S3S; m., Nov., 1863, Helen L.

Leighton : grad. from Colby 1863, and is a lawyer in Redwood City, Cal.

2056 Marcellus Albert (Nutting), b. March 13, 1840; m., Nov., r 868, Emma

Haines ; a truckman in Creston, la.

2057 Ann Jane Morrill (Nutting), b. Sept. to, 1842; m., July 30, 1866, George

.Mien Mathews; was injured in a railroad accident at Bradford, Mass.,
Jan. ID, 1 888.

2058 Frank Thurston (Nutting), b. Oct. 23, 1S46; m., July 4, 1870, Mary Page;

a farmer in Parkman.

2059 Jerome Jewett (Nutting), b. May 6, 1848; m., June 19, 1870, Emma Ma-

comber; a barber and ranchman in Hollister, Cal.

2060 Mary Elizabeth (Nutting), b. May 23, 1S52 ; m,, Sept. 23, 1876, Fred

Leighton, a carpenter in Brockton, Mass.

2061 Mary," b. Oct. 4, 1817; m., June, 1834, Josiah Holbrook, a farmer in North

Madison. Had one son, Cyrus (Holbrook).

2062 Stephen,'' d. in infancy.

2063+Winlhrop Hilton," b. June 23, 1821 ; m. Hannah Spears.
2064 Augusta Wiggin," b. Feb. 16, 1823; m., Nov. 13, 1845, Andrew W. Jewett,
b. Jime 23, 18 1 6, son of Nathan and Lucy (Cook) Jewett of South Solon,


Me. Me is a farmer, selectman, assessor, and memlier of the Universa-
list church in South Solon. They have :

2065 Marcellus (jewett), b. Dec. 3, 1847, i'^ Peoria, 111.

2066 Maxie (Jewett), b. May 19, 1849 : ^ farmer and stock raiser in Shenan-

doah, la.; m., April 8, 1875, Vandalia Carter of Iowa.

2067 Ansel (Jewett), b. May 21, 185 1 ; mining in Prescott, Arizona.

206S Sumner (Jewett), b. March 30, 1853; m , Dec. i, 1877, Flora A. Heath
of Augusta, Me. ; a cabinet maker in Augusta.

2069 Emma Jessie (Jewett), b. April 23, 1855; d. Sept. 22, 1859.

2070 Frank Rowley (Jewett), b. June 24, 1857.

2071 Howard Leslie (Jewett), b. Sept, 11, 1864.

2072 Caroline,'^ b. Nov. 8, 1825; m. ist, in Solon, Fel>. 19, 1846, Matthew Benson,
b. in Industry, Me., May 4, 1S23, son of Matthew and Mary (Gray) Ben-
son of Madison; he was a farmer in Madison, and d. Jan. 20, 1867; 2d,
Feb. 8, i86S, Earl Marshall Norton, b. in Madison, June 26, 1821, son of
Earl Marshall and Sally (Weston) Norton of Solon; he was a farmer in
Solon, hut 1878 moved to Charlestown, Mass. She had:
2073 Hannah (Benson), b April 17, 1850.

2074 Aura,"!). 1828; m. Cyrus Holbrook, a farmer in Madison; she d. Aug. 19,

187 1. They had : Cyrus Delmont, Al)bie Jane (Holbrook).


Jonathan Thurstcjn 5 {^Stephen,'' Stephen,'^ Stephen^'' Daniel^),
brother of the preceding, and son of Stephen and Betsey (Wiggin)
Thurston of Stratham, N. H.; born there 1801 ; married, 1820, Lu-
ciNDA Emerson. He was a farmer and kimberman in Madison, Me.,
came with his father from Stratham when six years old ; a Free Ma-
son, of the Key Stone lodge in Solon, Me. ; a decided christian ;
went to Winona, Minn., a few months before his death, March 7, 1873.


2075 Sarai Cushion,'Mj. May 19, 1827; m., Feb 13, 1S51, Alden Heald, b. July

16, 1822, son of Warren and Eunice (Hilton) Heald of Solon; he is a
farmer in Solon They have :

2076 Eunice (Heald), b. Nov. 6,1852; m. Herbert Doble of West Quincy,

Mass., and has Gracie (Doble).

2077 Delia Maria (Heald), b. Nov. 3, 1856.

2078 Mary Emma (Heald), b. Feb. 13, i860.

2079 Abby Frances (Heald), b. Oct. 2, 1861.

2080 Caddie Ada (Heald), b. Oct. 22, 1863.

2081 Flora Elvira (Heald), b. May 9, 1866.

2082 William Alden Russell (Heald), b. May 10, 1869.

2083 Stephen,*' b. 1829; m. Esther Weld; d. i860.

2084 Hannah Descomb," b. Aug. 13, 1831 ; m. Josiah Whipple of LeSueur, Minn.

2085 Prescott,'^ b. 1833; m. Frances Jewett, b. June 27, 1835, da. of Nathan and

Lucy (Cook) Jewett of South Solon, Me. He enlisted in the war against
the rebellion in the 26th reg. Butler'.s brigade, Boston, Mass., and d. in the
army. She m. 2d, Joseph Willey, and d. in Lynnfield, Mass., Nov. 19,
1882. They had:

2086 Clara, ^ b. in Boston, July 6, i860.

2087 Willis Prescott,^ d. in infancy.
208S Florence Harrington,^ d. in infancy.

2089 Lillian Frances,'" b. April 23,1862; m., Oct. 26, 1882, William Edward
Shannessy, b. July 24, i860, son of James C. and Celia (Scelleg) Shan-
nessy of Wrentham, Mass , a jeweler in Matteawan, Dutchess Co., N.
Y. They have: Prescott William (Shannessy), I), in Wrentham, Aug.
10, 1883. James H. (Shannessy), b. Aug. 3, 1884.

2090 Danville Clarence,'' | twins, born 1

2091 Eliza P.," ( Feb. 9, 1S38; ( m., Jan. i, 1S59, Henry Curtis Higgins,

b. in Smithfield, Me , April 16, 1838, .son of Curtis and Harriet (Decker),


Hige;ins of Augusta, Me. ; he was an engineer in Winona, Minn. She d.
Jan.", 1886; he d. Nov., 1887. They have:
2092 Freddie Eugene (Higgins), b. in Skowhegan, Me,, May 23, 1866; in the
carriage business in Winona.

2093 Lucinda ]..,'' b. 1S40; m. Charles Weld; she d.

2094 Mary L.," b. 1S42; d. i860.

2095 Leander T.,*^ b. 1844; m. ; settled in Minnesota; d. June, 1882.

2096 Martha Jane,*^ b. 1846; d.

cSi'pti) CScncrntion.

Sarah Thurston '^ {Benjaniin^'^ Benjamin,'^ John,^ Daniel,^ Dan-
iel^), eldest child of Benjamin and Susan (Hardy) Thurston of Mad-
isonville, La., born in New Bedford, Mass., Jan. 12, 1806; married,
first, at French Grant, O., Dec. 30, 1825, Joel Stewart, a farmer
near Beardstown, 111., born in Cincinnati, O., Dec. 7, 1803 ; died June
4, 1847. Second, Nov. 16, 1849, John Pierce Sutton, a farmer
near Beardstown, 111. ; moved to Oregon with the family, and settled
in Jacksonville; died 1885. f^ '^,

Mr. Sutton and family started for Oregon, March 21, 1854, and
Mrs. Sutton died Sept. 15, 1854, before reaching their destination,
and was buried about seven miles from the Dalles, near Columbia
river. Her son Franklin says, '' The death of our mother and the
loss of nearly all our property in crossing the plains, made it neces-
sary for the children to scatter. We found homes in pleasant places,
and tho we had to rough it, and look out for ourselves, there was
enough work to be done, and good pay. Nowhere on earth can be
found a nobler, more generous or more intelligent people than the
big-brained and big-hearted pioneers of Oregon."


2097 Putnam Pearley (Stewart), b. May 27, 1826; d. in infancy.

2098 Benjamin Thurston (Stewart), b. Dec. 23, 1827; a farmer; n.m. ; d. 1851.

2099 Laura A.m\ (Stewart), b. April 15, 1S29; m., in Cass Co., 111., Oct. 22, 1845,

Joseph Carter, b. Dec. 9, 1823, son of Nichols and Helena (Whitfield)
Carter, a farmer in Grand Ronde, Ore. They went to Oregon with the
family. Children :

2100 Sylva Ann (Carter), b. June 19, 1846; d. June 3, 1848.

2101 Christopher Columbus (Carter), b. March 10, 1849; ^- March 14, 1871.

2102 Daniel Boone (Carter), b. Aug. 3, 1851 ; d. May 21, 1SS7.

2103 Stephen Douglass (Carter), b. Dec. 29, 1853.

2104 Smiley (Carter), b. Oct. 16, 1855.

2105 Francis Marion (Carter), b. Aug. 26, 1857.

2106 William Henry (Carter), b. June r, 1859.

2107 John Thomas (Carter), b. Jan. 26, 1861.

2108 James Andrew (Carter), b. June 17, 1862.

2109 Mary Ann (Carter), b. May 15, 1865.

21 10 Joseph Milton (Carter), b. March 15, 1868.

21 1 1 Anna Gould (Carter), b. June 27, 1873.

2112 John Luther (Stewart), b. June i, 1831 ; d. in infancy.

2113 Clarissa (Stewart), b. Oct. 3, 1832; d. 1845.

21 14 Ann Eliza (Stewart), b. Oct. 3, 1834; an invalid.

21 15 Amos Kendall (Stewart), b. March 25, 1836; d. July 8, 1876.



2116 Harriet Augusta (Stewart), b. April 13,1838; m. ist, April 9, 1857, Aaron
Hackney Zahniser, b. April 10, 1831, a tanner in Portland, Ore., son of Da-
vid Zahniser of Pennsylvania; divorced 1873; 2d, Dec. 24, 1 87 5, Thomas
Smith, a farmer and fisherman in Ellensburg, Ore., b. in Antwerp, Belgium,
April 7, 1839. Children:

21 17 Bayard Bertrand (Zahniser), b. Sept. 12, 1859; d. Sept., 1866.

21 18 Alpharetta May (Zahniser), b. May i, 1S61 ; m., July 4, 1877, James Gib-

son Walker, b. in Toronto, Can., 1845, ^ farmer in Ellensburg, Ore.
They had: James William (Walker), b. April 11, 1878; Maud May
(Walker), b. May i, 1881 ; Robert Zahniser (Walker), b. Feb. 7, 1886:
Charles T. (Walker), b. May 28, 1S89.

21 19 Caroline Melzennia (Zahniser), b. Jan. 30, 1863; m. ist, Thomas Cun-

ningham, a laborer in Ellensburg, d. Nov. 8, 1887 ; 2d, Nov. 23, 1888,
John Jenson, a blacksmith in Ellensburg, Ore. She had : Jack (Cun-
ningham), b. 1886; Mabel Edith (Jenson), b. Jan. 27, 1890.

2120 Eva Ella (Zahniser), b. Oct. 3, 1865; m., Oct. 3, 18S3, Cassius Lock-

wood, a laborer in Smith River, (_'al. They had : Harry Zahniser
(Lockwood), b. Aug. 24, 1886.

21 21 Porter Colfax (Zahniser), b. May 13, 1868.

2122 Hattie Susanna (Zahniser), b. Jan. 30, 1870; d. in infancy.

2123 Frankie A. (Zahniser), b. March 28, 1872; d. in infancy.

2124 Silva Smith (Zahniser), b. 1875; '^- i" childhood.

2125 Mary Melissa (Stewart), b. Jan. 20, 1840; m., April 6, 1856, Samuel .Smith,
b. in Canaan, O., Sept. 14, 1834, a laborer in Salem and in Portland, Ore.
She is a Methodist. They had :

2126 Thomas Franklin (Smith), b. in Salem, Ore., Feb. 16, 1858; d. 1881.

2127 Mary Emma Rosetta (Smith), b. in Salem, March 12, 1861 ; m., Nov. 4,

1877, George W. Smith, a farmer in Tillamook, Ore. She is a Baptist.

2128 Curtis Eugene (Smith), b. Feb. 12, 1870; a laborer.

2129 Hannah Jane (Stewart), b. Aug. 20, 1841 ; m., Dec. 25, 185S, John Francis
Smith, a farmer in Hubbard, Ore., b. near Culmbach, Oberfranken, Bava-
ria, Germany, Feb. r5, 1829. Left Germany Feb. iS, 1851, in a cumbrous
vessel ; had a tempestuous voyage, arriving in New Orleans May 10, and
two weeks after went to St. Louis, Mo. ; worked in a sawmill, but soon
joined a party going to Oregon. After a tiresome journey of si.x months
with ox teams, arrived at Oregon city, Oct. 18, 1853. Worked at his trade
(saw and grist mill) in various places, till finally in a sawmill, that in part-
nership with Samuel Brown, they soon bought. This mill was near the
famous Aurora Colony, and cut quite a figure in the lumber industry of
that time. He volunteered in the early Indian wars of Oregon, from
which he came out with a whole scalp. Soon after this he m., bought his
partner's interest, and settled for life upon the fine farm he now owns. He
is still a very vigorous man, a good neighl:)or, a true friend, a happy hus-
band and father. They have :

2130 Benjamin P'ranklin (Smith), b. Feb. 4, i86o; a teacher and real estate
broker; now a farmer in Hubbard, Ore.; m., Oct. 23, 1S88, Lilian Coffin-
bury, b. in Astoria, Ore., May 20, 1868.

2131 Agnes Augusta (Smith), b. Jan. 27, 1S64; m., Dec. 25, 1887, Henry Louis

Bents, b. in Kickapoo City, Kan., Feb. 28, 1S62, a capitalist and farmer
in Butteville, Ore. His parents came from Switzerland in 1855, and
settled on a farm in Kansas, but owing to the defective land titles lost
all, and in 1862 started for Oregon, consuming all the summer in cross-
ing the plains, arriving at Portland in the fall ; bought a farm in the
beautiful and productive Willamette valley, where the family still re-
side. Henry L. began teaching penmanship at the age of 18, and soon
after taught his first public school, and continued teaching till he m.,
after which he settled as a money lender, hop grower, fancy fruit and
poultry raiser. The Bents brothers own one of the finest hup planta-
tions in the state.

2132 Marcius Grant (Smith), b. Nov. 30, 1867.

2133 Albert John (Smith), b. June 13, 1873.

2134 Anna Laura (Smith), b. July i, 1876.

2135 Franklin Alexander (Stewart) [is called Frank A. Stewart, and prefers
that], b. Jan. 25, 1843; m. ist. Tan. 25, 1867, Harriet Maria Riley, b. Sept.


15, 1S51, da. of Hon. Michael and Maria Betsey (Dewey) Riley of El-
lensburg, Ore. She d. Apr. 16, 1868; 2d, Aug. 27, 1872, Laura Ellen Ri-
ley, .sister to 1st wife, h. in Port Orford, Ore., July 3, 1857. Mr. Stewart
taught school at 17, and soon engaged in merchandizing, lumbering, etc.,
after which he went into mining and .stock raising near EUensburg, where
hi.s house stands within a few hundred feet of the Pacific ocean, with an
inexhaustible mine of gold sand constantly washing up On the beach. He
is 5 feet 5 inches high, weighs 155 pounds, very strong, quick-motioned,
dark hair, gray eyes, and slightly Roman nose. A staunch repuljlican, and
has been treas. of the county four years, in the legislature two years, dep.
col. of customs zYi years, since that supt. of schools and sec. of the Re-
publican Co. Com. He is well known throughout the state for literary
ability in both prose and poetry; a fluent and impressive speaker. Jan. i,
1890, his appointment was confirmed as col. of customs for the southern
district of ( )regon, and he assumed the duties of the office May 20; resi-
dence. Empire City, Ore. Children:

2136 Frank Riley (Stewart), b. March 13, 1874; d. July 10, 1883.

2137 Fred Dewey (Stewart), b. Nov. 6, 1876.
213S Hardy Thurston (Stewart), b. Aug. 26, 1878.

2139 Ruby' Maud (Stewart), b. May 3, 1881.

2140 Pearl Augusta (Stewart), b. Feb. 25, 18S4.

2141 Susan Ann (Stewart), b. Feb. 5, 1845; '^•' Nov. 13, 1861, John Bunion Rey-
nolds, a painter and decorator in Portland, and after in Greenville, Ore., b.
June 10, 1838, son of Enoch and Welthy (Davis) Reynolds of Williams-
town, Vt.; members of the Methodist Epis. church. Children :

2142 Charles Franklin (Reynolds), b. Aug. 7, 1863.

2143 Amy May (Reynolds), b. April 7, 1866.

2144 Thurston Marion (Reynolds), b. Nov. 13, 187 1.

2145 John Bertram (Reynolds), b. June 26, 1873.

2146 Lillie Myrtle (Reynolds), b. Nov. 21, 1876.

2147 Mary Ann (Stewart), 1). Jan. 7, 1847 ;d. in infancy.

2148 Walter V. (Sutton), 1). Dec. 20, 1849; m., Feb. 14, 1877, Louisa Anna

Schmidt, b. in Burlington, la., July 18, 1859, da. of Adam and Anna
Schmidt of Germany. He is 5 feet 10 inches high, weighs 170 pounds,
black eyes, straight nose, and is a genuine Thurston in looks and charac-
teristics. A stalwart republican, has been county clerk six years, in the
legislature two years, is county treas. and chairman of the Republican Co.
Com. He is a printer, editor and prop, of the Gold Beach Gazette, pub.
in EUensburg, Ore., a witty and forcible writer. Children :

2149 Louisa Alpha (Sutton), b. Nov. 19, 1877.

2150 Walter Franklin (Sutton), b. Feb. 22, 1879.

2 1 51 Hattie (Sutton), b. March 8, 18S1 ; d. in infancy.

2152 Sarah (Sutton), b. Jan. 30, 1882; d. in infancy.

2153 John Adam (Sutton), b. Feb. 3, 1S83.

2154 Bertha Frances (Sutton), b. March 28, 1884.

2155 James Henry (Sutton), b. Oct. 19, 1887.
21^6 Mary Gertrude (Sutton), b. Dec. 26, 1888.


MAR^■ Ann Thurston'' (^Benjamin,^ Benjafnin,^ yohti,^ Daniel,^
Daniel^), daughter of Benjamin and Susan (Hardy) Thurston of
Madisonville, La.; born in Newbury, Mass., Aug. 26, 1808; married,
in Stoner's Creek, O., July 4, 182 1, Pkter Randles, born March 28,
1804, son of John and Margaret Ann Randies of Tennessee. She
died Oct. 7, 1844, and he married, second, Elizabeth Baker, born

May 27, 1820, died May 15, 1856; third, Mahala . He was

a farmer near Cincinnati, O. ; 1832 moved to Medina, Ind.; died
March 24, 1875. His third wife was very uneasy, and gave him much
trouble, and finally got most of his property, and with the aid of a
doctor, gave him poison, under the guise of medicine, of which he



finally died after long suffering. His two first wives were estimable
ladies and members of the Methodist church.


2157 Susan Susannah (Randies) b. in Cincinnati, Oct. 22, 1825; m., on the Grand
Prairie, Warren Co., Ind., March 13, 1S42, George Elisha Baker, b. May
27, 18 1 7, son of Staten and Margaretta Baker of Pickawa Plains, O. He
was a house joiner by trade, but became a farmer near Cedar Bluffs, la.,
in 1849, where he went with others with 3 wagons, 7 horses, 3 yoke of
. oxen, and 10 young cattle, being on the road three weeks. Both were
members of the Methodist church. She d. May 5, 1888. Children, born
in Indiana :

2158 Mary Ellen (Baker), b. Feb. 20, 1843; d. Feb. 15, 1857.

2159 Peter Randies (Baker), b. Oct. 6, 1845; served in the 22d Iowa reg. in the

war against the rebellion.

2160 .Saredine Laton (Baker), b. Nov. 13, 1847; d. Aug. 17, 1848.

2161 David Shelby (Baker), b. Oct. 2, 184S; d. March 15, 1849.

Born in Iowa.

2162 Medora Rosamond (Baker), b. Nov. 30, 1850; m. Peter Gilpatrick, a

farmer near Cedar Bluffs, la. ; have three children : William Henry,
Alice and Matilda Jane (Gilpatrick).

2163 John Rester (Baker), b. Xov. 26, 1852; d. Nov. 13, 1S57.

2164 Benjamhi Thurston (Baker), b. April 19, d. Nov. 16, 1856.

2165 Henry Edmond (Baker), b. April 19, 1858.

2166 Elizabeth Almeda (Baker), b. .Sept. 19, 1861 ; m. George Russell Gilpat-

rick, a farmer near Potter, Dak.; five children.

2167 Mary Jane (Baker), b. Dec. 26. 1863.

2168 Susannah Saline (Baker), b. March 6, 1865.

2169 Nancy Jane Madeline (Baker), b. April 25, 1867.

2170 George Russell (Randies), b. in ( )hio, Feb. 16,1827; a farmer near Lafay-

ette, Tippecanoe Co., Ind.

2171 Silas (Randies), b. in Ohio, April 12, 182S; a farmer three miles west of

Lafayette, Ind. ; served in the engineer corps of Chicago in the war against
the rebellion four years; m. Matilda Sarge ; he d. 1887.

2172 Benjamin Thurston (Randies), b. in Ohio, April 9, 1S30; m., in Lafayette,

Ind., Feb. 27, 1S55, Nancy Jane Cuppy, b. Sept. 20, 1S39. He was a
farmer near Lafayette, but moved to a farm near Humbolt, Kan. Children :

2173 Lovisa Catherine (Randies), b. on the Grand Prairie, Warren Co., Ind.,

15 miles from Lafayette, March 29, 1857; m., 1876, Eli Hooper, a
farmer in Brook, Ind. Methodists.

2174 Charles Mansford (Randies), b. in Tippecanoe Co., Mar. 3, 1859; d. 1871.

2175 Martha Jane (Randies), b. Jan. 4, 1861 ; m. Charles Thomas Rose, a

farmer in Benedict, Kan. Methodists.

2176 William Henry (Randies), b. March 23, 1862; d. Aug. 10, 1876.

2t77 Hester Ann (Randies), b. March 17, 1864; m., 18S7, Wilfred Henry Es-
benshade, a farmer in Coffeeville, Kan. Methodists. They have E.s-
ther Pearl (Esbenshade), b Sept. 26, 1889.

2178 Nellie (Randies), b. 1866; d. 1870.

2179 Commodore Grant (Randies), b. Sept. 25, 1868, a farmer in Humboldt,

Kan.; m.. 1888, Estella Mandenhall.

2180 Dora Madeline (Randies), b. Oct. 25, 1870; m., 1889, Albion Norman

Dunakin, a merchant in Lawrence, Kan. They have Earl Thurston
(Dunakin), b. April u, 1890.
218 [ Nellie F. (Randies), b. Aug. 27, 187 1.

2182 Sarah Elizabeth (Randies), b. March 16, 1874; a milliner.

2183 Mary Albertine (Randies), b. Feb. 28, 1876.

2184 Maggie May (Randies), ) twins, born ) d. March 14, t879.

2185 Minnie N. (Randies), ( Mar. 4, 1879; ( d. 1879.

2186 Mary Catherine (Randies), b. in Indiana, Dec. 28, 1831 ; m., Sept. 4, 1851.
Thomas Gilpatrick, a farmer and hunter in Lafayette, Ind., b. May 14,
1822, d. Jan. 17, 1872. They were both members of the Methodist church.
He served in the war against the rebellion, was very brave, in many bat-


ties, and once wounded. They have six children, a very interesting and
beautiful family: George, Margaret, Cornelia, Susannah, Llewellyn, Har-
riet Isabella, and George Elisha Baker (Gilpatrick).

2187 Anna Jane (Randies), b. Oct. 12, 1833; d. Oct. 12, 1836.

2188 Saline M. (Randies), b. Sept. 12, 1835; d. Oct. 9, 1836.
21S9 Lucinda Eliza (Randies), b. Oct. 5, 1836.

2190 John Henry (Randies), b. March 18, 1838; d. Aug. 10, 1847.

2191 Nancy Matilda (Randies), b. Jan. 20, 1840; lives in Gaines, Jasper Co.

2192 Madeline Medora (Randies), b. Feb. 20, 1843.

2193 Christian Marion (Randies), b. Feb. 20, d. Oct. to, 1844.

2194 Simon Peter (Randies), b. Sept. 29, 1S48.

2195 J^Iary Ellen (Randies), b. June 19, d. Oct. 10, 1850.

2196 Margaret Ann (Randies), b. Aug. 25, 1852.

2197 Hoadley Hallie (Randies), b. Jan. 19, 1854.

2198 Emanuel Paul (Randies), b. April 19, 1856; d. Feb. 15, 1S63.


Susanna Thurston'^ {Benjamin,'^ Benjamin,'' John,'^ Datiiel^^ Dan-
iel'-'), sister of the preceding, and daughter of Benjamin and Susan
(Hardy) Thurston of Madisonville, La., born in Newbury, Mass., on
the original homestead of the first Daniel, Dec. 30, 181 1 ; married,
Feb. 17, 1831, John Burtls Miller, born in New York city, Dec.
16, 1808, son of Ephraim and Sarah (Burtis) Miller of New Jersey.
He died Jan. 4, 1877 ; she died Aug. 16, 1889.

Mr. Miller was a hotel keeper in Bellefontaine, O., for twenty-five
years. He served as first lieutenant in the 15th U. S. infantry in the
Mexican war ; was in several actions, and at the storming of Chapul-
tepec, and was stationed in the castle there till the close of the war.
He also served as captain in the 13th U. S. infantry ?h the war
against the rebellion. Mrs. Miller was a christian pioneer lady of
fine family, conspicuous for her intelligence, and her kind, loving and
liberal disposition ; forbearing and forgiving toward all, her relations
with the world were peaceful and kindly. Respected and revered by
all who knew her, she was doubly endeared at home, where as wife
and mother she had so long been all of fidelity and devotion to duty
that a loving wife and mother could be.

Children, born in Bellefontaine.

2199 Sarah Jane (Miller), b. March 3, 1833; i^" - Nov. 4, i85r, Thomas Hubbard,

b. Jan. 6, 1S26, son of Orin and Margaret (Newell) Hubliard of West Lib-
erty, O. He is editor and publisher of the Bellefontaine Examiner. Have:

2200 Edgar Orin (Hubbard), b. April [2, 1853; with his father in business.

2201 Horace Kernan (Hubbard), b. Dec. 20, 1854; with his father in business.

2202 Mary Josephine (Hubl)ard), b. Dec. 5, 1857.

2203 Ada Augusta (Hubbard), b. July 29, i860.

2204 Thomas ( I lubbard), b. July 20, 1S64; teacher in Bellefontaine.

2205 Kinney (Hubbard), b. Sept.' 2, 186S; crayon artist in Bellefontaine.

2206 Ann Eliza (Miller), b. March 7, 1835; m., Nov. 5, 1856, Simon Sweet, b.

Dec. 31, 1829, son of Asael and Sarah (Gard) Sweet of Urbana, O. ; a
fruit farmer near Bellefontaine ; no children.

2207 Edwin Forest (Miller), b. Feb. 25, 1837 ; d. May 20, 1858.

2208 John (Miller), 1). Aug. 26, 1839; d. June 2S, 1840.

2209 Harriet Matilda (Miller), b. May 12, 1841 ; m., Sept. 30, 1871, Samuel Bum-

side, a stock dealer in Kansas City, Mo., son of Andrew' Burnside of Kan-
sas. They have :
2210 Mabel (Burnside), b. Aug. 25, 1878.
221 1 Oliver Spencer (Miller), b. Jan. 29, 1843; served in the war against the re-
bellion three years in the 13th U. S. infantry, and after in the vol. service


till the close of the war. He, with his sister Mary Adeline, are props, of
the Miller House, established by their parents in Bellefontaine, 1855; n.m.

2212 Mary Adeline (Miller), b. Oct. 30, 1846 ; partner with her bro. Oliver S. : n.m.

2213 Franklin Pierce (Miller), b. July 20, 1849; d. May 2, 1851.

2214 Franklin Pierce (Miller), b. March 5,1852; an ornamental sign writer and

scenic artist in Bellefontaine; m., Dec. 24, 1S71, Cynthia Paxton, b. May
14, 1854. They have :
2215 Oliver Benton (Miller), b. Aug. 15, 1873.

2216 James Walker (Miller), b. Dec. 3, 1854; a printer in government printing of-

fice in Washington, D. C. ; m., Oct. 22, 1890, Leila Bell Byers, b. Oct. 19,
1867, da. of Elias and Keziah (Embick) Byers.


Harriet Newell Thurston ^ (Benjamin,^ Benjamin,'^ yo/i/i,^
Daniel,^ Daniel^), sister of the preceding, and daughter of Benjamin
and Susan (Hardy) Thurston of Madisonville, La. ; born on the
French Grant, O., Oct. 24, 1816; married first, July 25, 1833, John
Ruddock of Covington, La., born in Ireland. He was taken sick
July 30, and died within two weeks, aged about 23. She married
second. May 16, 1834, William Wilder Perkins, born in Dover,

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