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New" Sharon, Me., Mar. i, 1833, a scythe inspector in Scytheville, N. H.

2483 Hannah Thurston (Farwell), b. in Chelmsford, Feb. 21, 1S38; d. in Chel-

sea, Mass., Nov. 14, 1S79.

2484 Stephen Thurston (Farwell), b. in Chelmsford, May 9, 1840; a scythe

maker in Newport, N. H.

2455 Maria Augusta (Farwell), b. in Chelmsford, July 10, 1842; living in Sun-

apee, N. H.

2456 Charles Edwin (Farwell), b. in Fitchburg, Mass., Dec. 13, 1846; d. Sept.

4, 1848.

2487 Hannah Thurston (Farwell), b. Dec. 24,1812; m., Oct. 22,1829, Sumner

Hale, a Baptist clergyman in Beverly Farms, Mass. ; he d. in Camden,
N. J., April 4, 1S84; she d. in F^itchburg, April 4, 188S ; four children,
Charles A. and George ( Hale) living.

2488 Sarah Thurston (Farwell), b. Jan. 13, 1814; d. May 25, 1823.

.2489 Mehitable Thurston (Farwell), b. May 3, 1816; m. William Lincoln, supt. of

Industrial school in Fitchburg; she d. Nov. 3, 1846.
2490 Asa Thurston (Farwell), b. May 13, 1818; a scythe maker in Union Springs,

N. Y. ; m., July 22, 1S39, Mary Ann Keys, da. of Jacob and Mary Ann

(LeCross) Keys of Westford, Mass. They had :

2491 Isadore Fratonia (Farwell), b. March 16, d. Sept. 12, 1S43.

2492 Maria Isadore (Farwell), b. Sept. 16, 1844; a tailoress.

2493 Kate Francelia (Farwell), b. Dec. 13, 1848; a teacher; d. June 18, 1872.

2494 Asa Frank (Farwell), b. Aug. 25, 1850 ; a surgeon and physician in

Worcester, Mass.

2495 Eliza W. (Farwell), b. Aug. 21, 1820; d. June 19, 1821.

2496 Mary Eliza (Farwell), b. Jan. 3, 1824; m. William Frye Durant, b. Jan. 29,

1823, brother of no. 2,529, a professional singer; he d. 1859. They had :
Georgianna (Durant), m. ist, William F. Hayward, and had Harry (Hay-
ward) ; m. 2d, Frank M. Lyon [no. 2,539].


Rev. Asa Thurston ^ {lhomas,'= Dea. jfohn,'- jfonathan,^ Daniel,^
Daniel'^'), son of Thomas and Lydia (Davis) Thurston of Fitchburg,
Mass.; born there Oct. 12, 1787; married, Oct. 12, 1819, Lucy
GooDALE, daughter of Dea. Abner and Mary (Howe) Goodale of
Marlboro, Mass. ; she died Oct. 13, 1873, aged nearly 81.

Mr. Thurston learned the trade of scythe making and worked at it
till twenty-two years of age, when he turned his mind toward the
ministry, and graduated from Yale in 1816, from Andover in 1819;
the most athletic man in his class. He was ordained as a missionary
to the Sandwich Islands August, and sailed with his wife Oct. 23,
1819, on the brig Thaddeus ; arrived March 30, 1820, and was as-
signed to the station at Kailua, Hawaii, the old residence of the kings
of the islands. He lived there more than forty years, until disabled
by paralysis, when they moved to Honolulu, where he spent the
few remaining years of his life, respected and esteemed, honored and
beloved; died March 11, 1868.*

♦For extended and most interesting account of liis lourt.ship and marriage, religious expe-
rience and missionary life, see 1st ed. pp. 143-155.


Children, born at Sandwich Islands.
2497+Persis Goodale,' b. Sept. 28, 1821 ; m. Rev. Townsend Elijah Taylor.
2498 Lucy Goodale," b. April 25, 1823; d. in Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 24, 1841, just

after her arrival in this country. A sketch of her life was written by Mrs.

A. I'. Cummings. The book is entitled, "The Missionary's Daughter."
2499+Asa Goodale,' b. Aug. i, 1S27; m. Sarah Andrews.
2500-i-Mary Howe," b. June 3, 1831 ; m. 1st, Edwin A. Hayden ; 2d, Marcus

2 501 -{-Thomas Gairdner," b. May 9, 1S36; m. ist, Harriet Frances Richardson; 2d,

Alice Gasking.


Ebenezer Thurston" {T/umias,'^ J^o/i/i,^ Jonathan,'^ Daniel,^ Dan-
iel'''), brother of the preceding, and son of Thomas and Lydia (Davis)
Thurston of Fitchburg, Mass.; born there Nov. 25, 1789; married,
first, Sept. 17, 1812, Lydia Sawyer, born Aug. 16, 1788, daughter of
Jabez and Hannah Sawyer of Fitchburg. She died Jan. 3, 1846;
second. May 6, 1846, Charlotte Hartwell ; she died April 10,
1868 ; third, Sept. 7, 1868, Betsey Ring. He was a farmer in Fitch-
burg; died in Kingston, N. H., Oct. 2, 187 1.


2502 Lydia Elizabeth,' b. Nov. 4 1813; m., May 29, 1833, Samuel Melvin Cas-
well, a cabinet maker, painter and farmer in Fitchburg, b. Dec. 18, 1809;
he d. June, 23, 1S82 ; she d. March 9, 1888. They had:

2503 Charles Melville (Caswell), b. March 15,1840; watchman in Fitchburg;

served in the war against the rebellion in 21st Mass. reg., from Aug. 23,
1861, to June 19, 1862, when he was discharged for disability; m., Dec.
II, 1865, Mary Frances Beard, b. March iS, 1842, da. of .Samuel and
Mary Ann Beard of Groton, Mass.

2504 Herbert Eugene (Caswell), b. Jan. 8, 1847 ; foreman in constructing sew-
* ers and laying water pipe in Fitchburg, Mass.; m., June 26, 1S73, Fanny

Roberts Flint. He d. Nov. 15, 18S6. They had: Ernest Herbert (Cas-
well), b. Aug. 5,1876; Winston Edgell (Caswell), b. Nov. 25,1880;
Arene Adelle (Caswell), b. Nov. 18, 1885.

2505 Emma Charlotte Mindwell (Caswell), b. Sept. 6, 1849; m., Sept. 19, 1867,

Edwin Augustus Harris, b. April ro, 1842, served in the war against the
rebellion in 53d Mass. reg., from Oct. 17, 1862, to Sept. 2, 1S63; d. from
disease contracted in the army Sept. 3, 1885. They had: Edward
Melville (Harris), b. Aug. 10, 1868; Annie Thurston (Harris), b. Dec.
I, 1869; Charles Herbert (Harris), b. March 18, 1871; Frederick Wal-
ter (Harris), b. Sept. i, 1872; Bessie Mabel (Harris), b. May 27, 1875,
d. Sept. 7, 1876; John Milton (Harris), b. Dec. 30, 1876; I-ester Eu-
gene (Harris), b. Oct. 11, 187S, d. May 21, 1880.

2506 Ellen Maria (Caswell), b. Oct. 28, 1S51.

2507 Elizabeth (Caswell), b. Sept. 19, 1853; d. Jan. 2, 1S74.

2508 Mary Maria,'' b. Aug. 28, 1816; d. Sept. 22, 1S34.

2509 Charles Thomas,' b. Nov. 15, 1819; m., Sept. 27, 1843, Martha Aldrich

Cousins, b. Nov. 27, 1823. He is a carpenter in Fitchburg. They had:
2510 Nelson Augustus,^ b. Sept. 27, 1848; lost car searcher, Pltchburg; n.m.
251 1 Susan Abigail? b. Dec. 3, 1826; m., Sept. 3, 1844, Asa Walker Raymond, a
farmer in Gardner, Mass., and had:

2512 Luman (Raymond), ) twins, born ) mining in Missouri; m., Dec. 23,

2513 Lyman (Raymond), j Sept. 25, 1845; I 1^66, Flora Gates of Gardner,

and have Charles (Raymond), b. July 20, 1876; Rose (Raymond), b.
Sept. 4, 1880. Lyman, a baker in Fitchburg; m., June 6, 1869, Ella
Maria Morse ; no children.

2514 Mary Abbie (Raymond), b. Oct., 1849; m., April 17, 1872, Reuben Stone,

chair maker, firm of Stone & Wyman, in Gardner. Mass. They have :
Albert (Stone), b. Oct. 8, 1883.



Cyrus Thurston^ (Thomas,^ jfohn,'' jfonathan,'^ Daniel,^ Daniel^)^
brother of the preceding, and son of Thomas and Lydia (Davis)
Thurston of Fitchburg, Mass.; born there May 20, 1796; married,
April 16, 1822, Caroline Boutelle, born Oct. 12, 1796, daughter
of Nathaniel and Polly (Hill) Boutelle of Fitchburg ; she died April
30, I 859 ; he died March 12, 1884.

Cyrus Thurston was a teacher of singing thirty years, in twenty-
eight towns beside Fitchburg ; teacher of public schools several years,
selectman and assessor of Fitchburg sixteen years, overseer of the
poor thirty-four years, member of board of health one year ; always
a faithful and efficient officer, a friend and benefactor to the poor, a
helper in every good cause, and warmly loved by all, as the account
of his eighty-second birthday fully shows.* The citizens procured a
full-sized portrait of him and presented it to be hung in the city hall.
His funeral was attended by a large concourse of people. Rev. Mr.
Pierson, pastor of the Unitarian church where Mr. Thurston led the
singing, said, " But greater than his usefulness as an officer of the
city was his love and value of music. In this he was higher and
better than any other public servant. The lessons taught by teach-
ers in the public schools are forgotten ; the sermons preached by
ministers become obliterated, but the songs taught by Father Thurs-
ton will remain in the hearts and memories of his pupils forever.
Music has a place which nothing else can fill. Another characteris-
tic was his simple, childlike faith. He was not a member of any
church, but he sang in our choir for thirty years ; he believed in up-
rightness, cheerfulness and mercy. He loved to read Micah."


2515 Frances Caroline,'' b. Nov. 26, 1823; m., Jan. 11, 1S45, Henry Joseph Lowe,
b. July 15, 1S22, son of Stephen and .Susan Lowe of Fitchburg, where H.
J. was a watch maker and jeweler, till ;S67 he accepted the superintend-
ency of the U. S. Watch Co., Marion, N. J., and made some valuable im-
provements and inventions in watches; 1874 he commenced preparations
for the mnfr. of watches of a new pattern from any befo're made, but his
health failed, and he d. Aug. xo, 1876; she d. in Marion, N. J., Jan. 15,
187S. They had :

2516 Helen Frances (Lowe), b. June i5, 1847; m_., June 17, 1874, Henry Fran-

cis Nason, a boot and shoe dealer in New York city, and have Fannie
Elizabeth (Nason), b. in Fitchburg, Nov. 22, 1875.

2517 Louise Caroline (Lowe), b. Oct. 11, 1849; "i- Chauncy J. Mason, a fore-

man in Jersey City, N. J.; she d. June, 1S85; he d. Sept., 1890. They
had: Nellie Frances (Mason), b. in Jersey City, April 13, 1873. Flor-
ence (Mason), b. in Jersey City, .Sept. 12, 1875.

2518 Jennie Maria (Lowe), b. Jan. 19, 1857.

2519 Charles Henry (Lowe), b. Nov. 3, 185S; d. Jan. 25, 1861.

2520 Annie Elizabeth (Lowe), b. June 27, d. Aug. 3, 1S60.

2521 Clara Ernestine (Lowe), b. Jan. 8, d. Aug. 14, 1862.

2522 Frank Preston (Lowe), b. Feb. 24, 1864; in watch factory, Waltham, Mass.

2523 Florence Gertrude (Lowe), b. Dec. 2, 1867; d. Feb. 24, 1875.

2524 Thomas Boutelle,^ b. June 4, 1S25; a tailor, railroad worker, and now at
Soldiers' Home, Togus, Me. ; m., Nov. 9, 1850, Susan Tyler of North-
field, Vt. They had :

2525 Frances Caroline,^ b. in Northfield, Vt., 1851 ; d. young.

2526 Marcia Maria,^ b. in Warren, Vt., 1S53 ; d. young.

» For this report see 1st ed. pp. 156-158.


2527 James Tyler,^ b. in Fitchburg, August, 1855.

2528 William Davis," b. Oct. 23, 1829; janitor of Memorial Hall, Canton, Mass.;

m., Nov. 3, 1853, Elizabeth Joanna Billings, b. June 9, 1834, da. of Silas
L. and Joanna (Heald) Billings of Fitchburg; no chil.

2529 Ellen Maria,^ b. Nov. 9,1832; m., Jan. 4, 1855, Samuel Porter Durant, b.

March 25, 1828, son of Amos and Joanna (Lovett) Durant of Andover,
Mass., now living in Wakefield, Mass. S. P. Durant is a painter in
Fitchburg. They had :

2530 George Henry (Durant), b. Dec. 21, 1855; d. Jan. 10, iS6r.

2531 Freddie Martin (Durant), b. Nov. 21, 1S57 ; d. Oct. 15, 1858.

2532 Walter (Durant), ) twins, born ) d. Sept. 13, 1862.

2533 Willie (Durant), f April 6, 1862 ; ) d. Sept. 17, 1862.

2534 Mary Catherine,'' b. Feb. 6, 1836; m., Nov. 27, 187 1, Justin Howard, in Rat-
tan Co.'s works, Wakefield, Mass. ; no children.


Sylvania Thurston ^ (T/iomas,^ yohii,-^ Jonathan,'!' Daniel,'' Dati-
iel^), sister of the preceding, and daughter of Thomas and Lydia
(Davis) Thurston of Fitchburg, Mass.; born there Nov. 13, 1798;
married, Oct. 2, 1823, George S. Messinger, born in Fitchburg,
Mass., Marcli 31, 1798, a scytlie maker and teacher of vocal music in
Chehnsford, Mass. ; a prominent member of the Baptist church, and
leader of church music for many years in Lowell, Mass. He died
Feb. II, i860, and was buried in Fitchburg; she died at her daugh-
ter's, Mrs. Lyon, in Kalamazoo, Mich., and was laid beside her hus-
band in Fitchburg.

Children, born in Westford, Mass.

-535 Sylvia Elizabeth (Messinger), b. Aug. 4, 1824; m., Sept. 20, 1848, Lucius
Bolles Boomer, b. July 4, 1826, son of Rev. Job Boomer of Sutton, Mass. ;
a railroad bridge builder, in company with Andrus B. Stone, residing in
Cleveland, O. She /d. in Louisville, Ky., where her parents then resided,
Dec. 15, 1850; buried in Fitchburg. He moved to Chicago, 111., where he
was pres. of the Am. Bridge Co., and d. March 6, 18S1. They had:
2536 Lucius Sylvius (Boomer), b. Dec. 5, 1850; grad. from Vale 1872; acquired
a practical knowledge of the business with the Am. Bridge Co. of Chi-
cago, and for several years was associated with his father in the busi-
ness ; after was asst. to the gen. man. of the Cambria Iron and Steel
Co. of Johnstown, Pa., and is now with the Park Bros. & Co. Limited,
props, of the Black Diamond Steel Co. of Pittsburg, Pa., residing
there; m., March 13, 1877, Bertha Sterling, b. Nov. 12, 1S50, da. of
Charles Frederick and Emeline Augusta (Brooks) Sterling of Bridge-
port, Ct. They have : Lucius Messinger (Boomer), b. in Pouglikeep-
sie, N. v., Aug. 22, 1878. Harrison Bradley (Boomer), b. in Chicago,
Sept. 15,1880. Bertha May (Boomer), b. in Chicago, May i, 1S82.
Ruth Sterling (Boomer), b. in Johnstown, Pa., Oct. 16, 1S88.
2537 Rachel Caroline (Messinger), b. Sept. 2,1826; m., Jan. 21, 1846, Benjamin ■
Frost Lyon, b. in Newton, Mass., son of Jesse Lyon of Providence, R. I.,
and Mehitable Frost of Framingham, Mass. ; a paper mnfr. with his
father in Fitchburg, Mass.; moved to Kalamazoo, jNIich., 1867. Had:
253S Marcella Elizabeth (Lyon), b. May 23, 1846; d. Nov. 3, 1857.
-539 Frank Messinger (Lyon), b. July 7, 1848; in scientific dept. Dartmouth
college, class of 1868; compelled to leave on account of ill health, be-
fore graduating; associated with his father in the mnfr. of paper in
Kalamazoo ; since 1889 office in Boston, res. No. Cambridge, Mass. ; m.,
March 29, 1882, Mrs. Georgianna Hay ward, b. Jan. 29, 1847, tla. of
William F. and Mary Eliza (Farwell) [no. 2,496] Durant of Fitch-
burg; no children.
2540 George Sylvian (Lyon), 1). April 18, 1850; western agt. for Carnegie


Brothers & Co. of Pittsburg, Pa., residing in Chicago, 111. ; m., Nov. 8,
1882, Elizabeth Tichelaan, b. April 27, 1864, of German descent; she
d. March 7, 18S6. I'hey had: Caroline Messinger (I.yon), b. Oct. 11,
1S84. Helen Elizabeth (Eyon), b. March 3, d. Aug. 5, 1886.
All these families are Baptists.


Maria Cordice ThurstoxV *" {Tfuwias,^ yohn,^ yofiathan,^ Daniel,^
Daniel^), sister of the preceding, and daughter of Thomas and Lydia
(Davis) Thurston of Fitchburg, Mass. ; born there Sept. 13, 1803 ;
married, Oct. 2, 1823, Augustus Hale Searle, born in Westfield,
Mass., May 4, 1801, son of Uriah Searle, born Jan. 17, 1773, died
May 12, 1815, and Nabby Giles, born Jan. 31, 1776, died April 2,
1858. A. H. Searle was a scythe manufacturer in Fitchburg; died
May 2, 1838. Mrs. Searle was a teacher before marriage, and died
Feb. 19, 183 1 ; both members of the Baptist church.


2541 Maria Augusta (Searle), b. July 22, 1824; d. Oct. 2, 1S25.

2542 Maria Augusta (Searle), b. Oct. 20, 1825; d. Sept. 25, 1826.

2543 Ellen Eliza (Searle), b. July 17,1827; m., Nov. 16, 1845, Russell Ambrose

Miller, b. in Chichester, N. H., Feb. 18, 1824, a solar printer in South Bos-
ton, Mass. She d. May 5, 1885. They had:

2544 Floretta Estella (Miller), b. Jan. 21, 1847 ; d. May 7, 1862.

2545 Frank Russell (Miller), b. Aug. 11, 1863; a stenographer in Boston.
2546 Mary Jane (Searle), b. March 22, 1S29; a teacher; m., March 22, 1848, Sew-

ell Shattuck, b. Sept. 20, 1820, son of Micah and Elizabeth (Caswell) Shat-
tuck of Fitchburg; a photographer in Lowell, Mass.; she is a music
teacher; both members of the Baptist church.* They had :

2547 Lillian Elizabeth (Shattuck), b. Nov. 20, 1S53; m., in Lowell, Mass., June

6, 1876, Charles William Wells, a pharmacist in Maynard, Mass., hav-
ing grad. from the school of pharmacy in Boston. They have : Charles
Augustus (Wells), b. June 14, 1879. Arthur William (Wells), b. Mar.
8, 1881.

2548 Mary Josephine (Shattuck), b. Dec. 13, 1856; m., June 30, 1881, Frank

Wilson Cobb, a fruiterer and confectioner in Lowell, Mass. ; she is a
music teacher. They have: Annie Evangeline (Cobb), b. Aug. 11, 1882.

2549 Flora Eliza (Shattuck), b. Sept. 20, 1862; m., June 11, 1884, Burnett Bi-

ener Hart, prop, of the public market and annex in Lawrence, Mass.

They have: Burnett Easter (Hart), b. April 5, i88q. Mary Lillian

(Hart), b. Jan. 19, 1887. Harold Ovando (Hart), b. Feb. 16, 1890.

2550 Maria Ann Judson (Searle), b. Feb. 10, 1831 ; m., June 5, 1851, Alpheus

Winchester, b. in Sullivan, N. H., May 19, 1825, was engaged in Boston,

Mass., awhile ; 1854 moved on to a farm in Avon, Wis.; was in a Wis.

heavy artillery reg. 2 months; went to Clinton, Wis., 1869; both members

of the Baptist church. He d. Nov. 7, 1875. They had:

2551 Clarence Augustus (Winchester), b. in Bedford, N. H., April 24, 1852.

2552 Nellie Isovale (Winchester), b. in Manchester, N. H., Dec. 14,1853; d.

May 7, 1879.

2553 Florence Nightingale (Winchester), b. in Avon, Wis., April 26, 1858.

2554 Leon Alpheus (Winchester), b. in Avon, Jan. 10, 1864.

2555 Minnie Adell (Winchester), b. in Avon, Nov. 18, d. Dec. 14, 1867.

*The Shattuck farm is about half a mile north of the old Thurston homestead, and has
been in pos.session of the family more than one hundred years ; the land was cleared by my
husband's grandfather. A son of the fourth generation now lives upon it. At one time
there was .a prospect of an alliance of the two families, but for some reason unknown to me
it was deferred until the succeeding generation, when, instead of Maria Thurston marry-
ing an elder sou of Micah Shattuck, her daughter (Mary Jane) married the youngest son of
the same, whose name is Sewell as above.



Jonathan Thurston ^ {^jfohn,^ J^oh/i,^ Jonathan ^ Daniel,- Ban-
iel"-), eldest son of Dea. John and Esther (Wood) Thurston of Fitch-
burg, Mass.; born there May 8, 1785; married Abigail Allen of
Fitchburg. Mr. Thurston was a farmer, living with his brother Abel
on the homestead in Fitchburg till about 1825, when he sold and
went to New York state. He died at Burlington, Wis., 1855 ; she
died 1867.


2556 Martha Wood,^ b. June 14, 1807; m., May 17, 1S31, David Battles, b. April
I, 180S, a farmer in Fitchburg, Mass. He d. Jan. 9, 1868. They had:

2557 Warren David (Battles), b. April 8, 1833; a farmer in Fitchburg; m.,

April 17, 1879, Fanny Foster Shedd, b. in Cambridge, Mass., April
26, 1843.

2558 George Thurston (Battles), b. Apr. 15, 1835; a stable keeper in Fitchburg.

2559 Albert Gannet (Battles), b. 1837; d. 1872.

2560 Chsrles Porter (Battles), b. 1S39; d. in New Orleans, April 23, 1861 ; in

service in the war against the rebellion in 53d Mass. reg.

2561 Abby Foster (Battles), b. probably in Fitchburg, Dec. 23, 1S45; i^-' Mar.

18, 1869, Frederick Stephen Gates, b. in Petersham, Mass., July 31,
184::, a stairbuilder in Worcester, Mass., son of Elbridge Gerry and
Martha Sophia (Grosvenor) Gates. She d. Feb. 24, 1875; he d. Dec.
24, 1890. She was a Congregationalist and he a Christaclelphian. He
enlisted in the 36th Mass. infantry reg. in the war against the rebellion,
Aug. 6, 1862; transferred to veteran corps Nov. 17, 1S64; was with
McClellan on the Potomac ; with Burnside at Vicksburg ; wounded at
the battle of the wilderness May 6, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865.
They had, b. in Worcester, Frederick Grosvenor (Gates), b. Jan. 9,
1870. Herbert Larkin (Gates), b. Jan. 12, 1872. Howard (Gates), b.
Jmie 30, 1873. Frank Foster (Gates), b. Feb. 16, 1875.

2562 Samuel A.,' b. 1809; m. Martha Hastings; went to Smyrna, N. Y., and after

a few years to Illinois ; three daughters.

2563 Abigail F.J b. 181 1; m. Horace Dailey of New York; d. in Illinois; three

children ; m.

2564 Eliza Ann," b. April 4, 1813; m., Jan. 5, 1841, Horace Poole, a carder and

cloth dresser in Pooleville, N. Y., b. Dec. 11, 1809, son of Amos Poole of
Ohio. She d. Sept. 28, 1876, in Lincklean, N. Y. ; he d. Dec. 14, 1883.
They had :

2565 Clarissa Morgan (Poole), b. Dec. 7, 1841 ; m., Dec. 18^1870, Edward Holl,

b. April 30, 1844, a farmer in Cuyler, N. Y., son oMEdward and Lovia
(Minton) Holl of England. They have : Lina Eliza (Holl), b. April
14, 1875-

2566 Frances Elvira (Poole), b. July 17, 1843; "''•' "'' Lincklean, N. Y., May 3,

1S65, David Brainard Whitney, a farmer in Mills, Potter Co., Pa., b.
Jan. 19, 1837, son of Thaddeus and Laura (Rockwell) Whitney of Tay-
lor, N. Y. They have: Clara Esther (Whitney), b. Feb. 29, 1S68.
Ina Edwena (Whitney), b. March 10, 1870. Earl Brainard (Whitney),
b. Jan. 24, 188 1.

2567 Franklin Fitz Alwyn (Poole), b. Dec. 28, 1S45; m., Jan. 28, 1S71, Per-

nilia Selinda Bard, da. of Russell J. and Jerusha G. (Williams) Bard
of Otsego, N. Y. They have: Floy May (Poole), b. Jan. 14, 1875.
Ivan B. (Poole), b. Feb. 19, d. Sept. 23, 18S0.

2568 Harriet Eliza (Poole), b. May 28, 1848 ; d. June 6, 1849.

2569 Caroline," d. in infancy.

2570 Charles,'' m. ; went to California and died.

2571 John L.,'' d. in infancy.

2572 Alonzo," m. ; lived in Illinois; d. suddenly on a trip to Ohio.

2573 Nancy,'' died, aged 22.

2574 Warren,'' lives in Norwich, Chenango county, N. Y.

2575 Clarissa,'' m. Thomas Buel of Burlmgton, Wis.; d. 1868.



Susan Thurston^ {^o/in,^^ yoh?i,^ jFonathan,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^),
sister of the preceding, and daughter of Dea. John and Esther
(Wood) Thurston of Fitchburg, Mass.; born there Aug, 4, 1787;
married, Feb. 12, 1807, Joseph Upton, born July 3, 1784, son of
John and Abigail (Lowe) Upton of Fitchburg. He was a carpenter
in Fitchburg; died July 17, 1855. She was a member of the Con-
gregational church and a woman of excellent christian character,
and brought up her children in the path of integrity ; died in Rox-
bury, Mass., April 28, 1873.


2576 Joseph (Upton), b. Oct. 15, 1807; m. ist, Jan. 20, 1831, Betsey Messenger, b.

Jan. 21, 1806; she d. Dec. 25, 1864; 2d, March 28, 1866, Mrs. Amelia F.
(Vose) Low. He was a farmer and military captain in Fitchburg; a prom-
inent member of the Cong, church and leader of the singing for 20 years ;
d. March 14, 1870. His children were: .Susan Elizabeth, Calvin, Jane
Augusta, Emily M., Louisa Adeline, Harrison, Mary Thurston, Daniel,
Lydia H., Abby Caroline, Susan A. and George N. (Upton).

2577 Mary Thurston (Upton), b. Nov. 10, 1809; m., April 30, 1833, Jonathan Bur-

rage, b. at Templeton, Mass., March 18, 1805, residing in Fitchburg, after-
ward a mnfr. of varnish at Roxbury, Mass.; d. July 5, 1854; she d. in
Fitchburg, June 22, 1841. They had:

2578 Thomas Fairbanks (Burrage), b. July 4, 1834; m. Harriet L. Battis; d.

in service in the war against the rebellion. They had : Henry Thomp-
son (Burrage), b. Oct. 27, 1857. William Edwm (Burrage), b. July 15,
1859. Charles Albert (Burrage), b. Sept. 20, d. Sept. 25, 1S60.

2579 Henry Sweetser (Burrage), b. Jan. 7, 1837; m. ist, May 19, 1873, Caro-

line Champlin, da. of Rev. James Tift and Mary (Pierce) Champlin,
D.D., pres. of Colby University, Waterville, Me.; she d. Nov. 24, 1875;
2d, Nov. 8, 1881, Ernestine Male Giddings, b. Jan. 5, 1858, da. of Moses
and Ernestine (Chase) Giddings of Bangor, Me. Mr. Burrage grad. at
Brown University [861, and entered Newton Theological Institution.
x\ug. I, 1862, he enlisted as a private in the 36th Mass. reg. ; was pro-
moted to sergeant, sergt.-major, 2d lieut., ist lieut., captain, brevet-
major, and acting asst. adjt. general; was wounded at Cold Harbor,
Va., June 3, 1864, prisoner in Richmond and Danville, Va., from Nov.
I, 1864, till Feb. 22, 1865; served in Maryland, Kentucky, Mississippi,
Tennessee and Virginia, and was mustered out June 8, 1865 ; returned
to the theological institution, and grad. in 1867 ; prepared the memorial
volurrte for his alma mater, entitled " Brown University in the Civil
War," issued in Providence in 1867; studied in Germany 186S-9; ord.
as pastor of the Baptist church in Waterville Dec. 30, 1869; resigned
Oct. I, 1873, '^'^^ became prop, and editor of Zion's Advocate, Portland,
Me., which position he still holds. Author of " History of the Ana-
baptists of Switzerland," " Baptist Hymn Writers and their Hymns,"
" Rosier's Relation of Waymouth's Voyage to the Coast of Maine in
1605," etc. Children: Champlin (Burrage), b. April 14, 1874. Thomas
Jayne (Burrage), b. Nov. 15, 1875. Margaret Ernestine (Burrage), b.
May 22, 1883; d. Oct. 20, 1888. Mildred Giddings (Burrage), b. May
iS, 1890.

2580 William Upton (Burrage), b. Dec. 22, 1838; d. Aug. 12, 1839.

2581 Edwin Augustus (Burrage), b. Nov. 21, 1840; d. Sept. 15, 1841.

25S2 Thomas (Upton), b. Aug. 22, 1813; m.. May 3, 1836, Abigail Downe, b.
March 19, 1814, d. Oct. 25, 1879. He was an ins. agent and teacher of vo-
cal music in Fitchburg, Mass.; commissioned an officer in the Mass. mili-

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