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4171-I- Daniel Holt," b. in Norway, Me., Jan. 24, 1813; m. 1st, Jane Drown Shack-
ley; 2d, Mrs. Esther Shackley Battles.

4172 Esther Hale," b. Oct. 18, 1814; d. Nov. 2, 1815.

4173 Lorenda Holt,'^ b. in Oxford, Me., Mar. 19, 1816; m.. May 28, 1845, George

N. Davis of Virginia, a shoemaker in Natick, Mass., d. 1850; she lives
with her son, George Henry Davis, in Cleveland, O.

4174 Mary Holt," b. April i, 1818 ; m., in Oxford, Feb. 8, 1866, as his 2d wife,

George Washington Day, b. Dec. 16, 1S09, a seafaring man, Methodist, in
Freeport, Me. ; no children by this marriage, tho he had 5 by his first wife.

4175 Nancy Marsh,'' b. June 15,1820; m., in Oxford, Willard Otis Haynes of

Natick, Mass., a farmer in Sherborn, Mass. ; she d. July 9, 1884. Had:

4176 Ella Maria (Haynes), b. April 6, 1851 ; d. Jan. 8, 1852.

4177 Willard Augustus (Haynes), b. Aug. 2, 1852; a physician in Sabetha,

Kansas ; m., March 20, 1887, Emma Dickerson, b. Oct. 15, 1S67.

4178 Franklin Wallace (Haynes), b. April 23, 1854; a cracker baker in West-

minster, Mass.; m., Sept. 28, 1880, Sarah Ruth Harrington. They
have: Chester Franklin (Haynes), b. Aug. 9, 1882; W^illard Thurston
(Haynes), b. Nov., 1884, d. Dec, 1885; Mabel Ruth (Haynes), b.
26, 1887; Willard Ryan (Haynes), b. Oct., 1888, d. May, 1889.

4179 Lizzie Ella (Haynes), b. in South Natick, Mass., Aug. 20, 1856; m., Sept.

14, 1876, Asa Duncan Forbes, b. in Hinesburg, Vt.. Oct. 19, 1852, a car-
penter in South Framingham, Mass. They have: Eugene Duncan
(Forbes), b. May 28, 1877; Frank Haynes (Forbes), b. April 8, 1879;
Fred Alexander (Forbes), b. Feb. 26,1881; Carrie Edith (Forbes), b.
April 10, 1883; Jennie Gertrude (Forbes), b. Feb. 15, 1888.
4180 Harriet How," b. April 24, 1822; m., Nov. 10, 1851, Joshua Haynes; d. in
Cambridge, Mass., 1871. They had:

4181 Lelia Emma (Haynes), b. Aug. 31, 1S53.

4182 Homer Dana (Haynes), b. April i, 1856.
41S3 John Thursto^ (Haynes), b. Nov. 19, 1857.
4184 Annie Mary (Haynes), b. Aug. 24, 1861.

4185 Mercy Jane," b. May i, 1824; d. in Oxford, 1841.

4i86-(-John Colby,'' b. Dec. 5, 1825; m. Mary Elizabeth Murphy.

4187 Hiram Leonard,'' b. Aug. 7, 1828; learned the shoemaking trade in Natick,
Mass.; m., Sept. 3, 1852, Eleanora Collins, and moved to Cochituate; en-
listed Aug. I, 1862, in the 38th Mass. reg. ; was in the Red river ex-
pedition ; was called to reinforce Grant, and d. in Washington, D. C, Aug.
21, 1864, and was buried in Natick. They had :

4188 A son,* d. young.

4189 Melissa Jane,* b. Oct. 8, 1854 ; m. John Fielding Hargraves, a black-

smith in Saxonville, Mass. Children: Frank Fielding ( Hargraves), b.
July 15, 1874; Jennie (Hargraves), b. Feb. 8, 1S76; Charles N. (Har-
graves), b. Mar. i, 1S78; Mary Thurston (Hargraves), b. May 18, 1884.

4190 Franklin Waldo,* b. July 15, 1856; d. Oct. 10, 1882.

4191 Hiram Leonard,* b. March, 1S59; m.


4192 Augustus Aurelius," b. Feb. 4, 1831 ; learned the shoemaking business in
Natick; enlisted in the 3d Mass. reg. Apr. 2, 1861 ; re-enlisted Aug. i,
1S62, in the 3Sth Mass. reg.; went to New Orleans, where he was taken
sick, and was sent to Brashear City, La., where he d., May 21, 1863.


Elijah Doughty Thurston^ {Ebenezer,^ J^ames,^ Robert,^ Ste-
phefi,^ Daniel^), fifth child of Ebenezer and Betsey (Doughty) Thurs-
ton of Monmouth, Me. ; born there Aug. 28, 1803 ; married, Feb. 5,
1828, Mary Dexter, born Oct. 26, 1804, daughter of Freeman and
Polly (Thurston) Dexter of Winthrop. She died September, 1851.
He was a farmer and deacon in the Methodist church, Winthrop,
Me., died March, 1865.


4193-I- Aaron Sanderson," b. Aug. 15, 1828; m. Adeline Phinney.

4194 Mary Elizabeth," b. April 15, 1830; d. in infancy.

4195 Mary Elizabeth," b. June 29, 1831; a Methodist; m. William Russell Cum-

mings, a farmer in Rome, P. O., Mt. Vernon, Me. They had :
4196 Freeman Franklin (Cummings), b. Jan. 6, 1S69; d. Jan. 13, 1870.
4197 Joseph Dexter,'^ b. July 27, 1833; a mechanic and farmer in Winthrop, a
member of the Methodist church ; m. Catherine N. Chandler of Winthrop,
Me. ; he d. May, 1S61. They had :

4198 Mary Victoria,^ b. April 3, 1S58; d.

4199 Fred Alston,' b. Sept. 2, 1S59; a pressman in Winthrop, Me.; m. Cora

Smart of Readfield, Me.
4200 Peleg Benson," b. Aug. 9, 1835; m., Feb. 25, 1858, Rachel Grey Paige, b.
Feb. ID, 1833, of North Weare, N. H., where he is a cabinet maker
and mnfr. of wooden handles for knives, etc., enlisted in the 14th N. H.
reg., was at Winchester, Va., with Sheridan, taken prisoner to Belle Isle,
soon exchanged, rejoined his reg., and served to the close of the war. Chil. :

4201 Mary Anna,** b. Dec. 8, 1858; d. Dec. 6, 1862.

4202 Maria Abbie,^ b. April 26, 1867; m., June 2, 1886, Charles G. Cram, b.

Oct. 26, 1863, a farmer in South Weare, N. H. They have : Anna
Belle (Cram), b. March 14, 1887; Rachel May (Cram), b. Mar. 4, 1889.

4203 Mabel Alice,* b. Oct. 25, 1S73.

4204 Ada Meribah,' b. June 10, 1837 ; m. ist, Thomas Daniels, laborer in Win-
throp; 2d, George Norcross, a farmer of Winthrop; she was a member of
the Methodist church; d. 1869. She had:
4205 Edson Eugene (Daniels), b. Feb. 28, 1859, name changed to Thurston, a
farmer and blacksmith at Rome Corner, Me.; m., Sept. i, 1890, Hattie
Elvira Lovejoy of Augusta, Me., b. June 10, 1872.

4206 Cyrus Freeman,'' b. April 7, 1839; d. April 3, 1842.

4207 Stephen Atwell," b. April 19, 1841 ; m. ist, Jan. i, 1864, Mary Jane Buswell

of Stetson, Me.; 2d, Sept. 2, 1871, Emma Adeline Crosby of Augusta,
^ Me., b. Jan. 28, 1843, d- Feb. 20, 1873; 3"^' Sept. 14, 1873, Mary Ann Cum-

mings of Winthrop, b. Sept. 30, 1850. He enlisted April 3, 1861, in the 3d
Maine, and participated in the battles of ist Bull Run, Yorktown, Wil-
liamsburg, Fair Oaks, seven days before Richmond, 2d Bull Run, C han-
tilly, Monocacy and Fredericksburg; was discharged for sickness Feb. 14,
1863; re-enlisted Nov. 25, 1863, in the 2d Me. cav., and was in the battles
of Pollard, Mariana, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakeley, raised to a corporal,
and was dis. Sept. 18, 1865. He was one of Gen. A. P. Spurling's scouts,
who, disguised in rebel uniform, went into the rebel camp at Milton, Fla.,
as an inspector of military posts, inspected the post of 100 men, slept with
the captain, returned with a union force and captured the entire company
and supplies. He was a stage driver and mail contractor between Augusta
and Chelsea, Me., where the Togus Soldiers' Home is located, sustained
l)y the U. S. He had :

4208 Earnest Linwood,^ b. Jan. 29, 1874.

4209 Bertha Emma,^ b. Feb. 5, 1875.


Frank Freeman,^ b. July i8, 1877 ; d. June 20, 1879.

4210 Hattie Irene,^ b. Jan. 16, 1883.

421 1 Eva Maud,^ b. April 9, 1891.

42/2 Cyrus Freeman,'^ b. May 13, 1844; enlisted in the 14th Me. reg. against the

rebellion, and d. a christian in New Orleans 1863.
4213 Isadore Alice," b. Dec. 4, 1846; m., April 24, 1867, Martin Luther Clark, b.

in Danbury, N. H., June 2, 1844, a carpenter in Manchester, N. H. ; she is

a member of the Methodist church. Children :

4214 Florence Mabel (Clark), b. March 28, 1868.

4215 Arthur Lincoln (Clark), b. March 11, 1871; d. March 14, 1888.

4216 Bertha Maude (Clark), b. May 26, d. Aug. 28, 1872.

4217 Junius Henri (Clark), b. Sept. i, 1878; d. May 12, 1885.

4218 Willis Eugene (Clark), b. Aug. 26, 1881 ; d. May 11, 1882.

4219 Edith Alice (Clark), b. Oct. 29, 1883.

4220 Hannah Louisa," b. Oct. 25, 1849; "^- 'st, Nahum Addison Goodwin of
Lawrence, Mass. ; he was in the United States army, after a painter in
Lawrence, d. ; 2d, Jotham Sewall Fish, a farmer in New Vineyard, Me.
They have :
4221 Charles Addison (Goodwin), b. July 2, 1868.


Rev. Ira Towle Thur.ston ^ {Ebenezer,^ J^ames,^ Robert,'^ Ste-
phen,^ Daniel^), brother of the preceding, and son of Ebenezer and
Betsey (Doughty) Thurston of Monmouth, Me.; born there Sept. 12,
1812 ; married, June 13, 1837, Pamelia Fairbanks Fogg, born Dec.
27, 181 1, daughter of Newell and Rachel (York) Fogg of Monmouth,
Mr. Thurston gained his early education in the common school and
Monmouth academy, teaching school winters. He learned the trade
of carpenter of Nathaniel Dexter in Winthrop, Me. ; was converted,
and feeling it his duty to preach the gospel, applied himself to fur-
ther study at home, and attended the Maine Wesleyan seminary at
Readfield. In 1837 '^^ joined the Maine Methodist Conference, and
labored in Dixfield circuit one year, 1838 Phillips circuit, 1839 Byron
circuit, 1840 in Livermore, 1841 in Fayette, superanuated 1843, but
1844 took a charge in Vienna, 1845 in Unity, and 1846 in Mercer.
At the close of this year his health failed, and he purchased a farm
in Monmouth, and labored what he could till he died, Jan. 7, 1852.
She resides in East Pepperell, Mass.


4222 Juliette,'^ b. in Byron, Me., Jan. 8, 1839; m., Nov. i, 1858, Alfred W. House
of Monmouth, Me., a shoemaker in Corinna, Me. She d. Dec. 7, I873,
leaving :
4223 Elwood Morris (House), b. Aug. 16, 1871 ; a farmer in Corinna.

4224 Henry Clark," b. in Livermore, Me., June 22, 1841 ; m., Dec. 25, 1862, Har-
riet Elizabeth Hilton, b. in Elmira, N. Y., July 9, 1845. He was a seaman
in the navy one year; enlisted in the loth N» Y. cav. against the rebellion
and served 3 years ; supt. of a paper mill in E. Pepperell, Mass. Adopted :
4225 Arlene Lewis, ^ b. Feb. 28, 1868.

4226 Octavia Fogg," b. July 13, 1843; m., May 4, 1866, James Wardwell of Win-
throp; d. July 28, 187 1, having had:

4227 Louisa (Wardwell), b. April 9, 1867; d. April 9, 1869.

4228 Hattie Winnifred (Wardwell), b. Nov. 29, 1870; adopted by her father's

sister, Mrs. Record of Kennebunk, Me., and name changed to Record.

4229 Emily Ann," b. Oct. 26, 1845; d. Oct. 27, 1846.

4230 Ira Morris," b. in Monmouth, June 15, 1849; a brick mason in Pepperell, since

in Boston, Mass. ; m.. May 9, 1887, Sarah Olivia Billings of Norwood, Mass.



Jaimes Thurston^ {Feter,^ ya?>ies,^ Robert,^ Stephen,'^ Daniel^),
eldest son of Peter and Rachel (Doughty) Thurston of Nottingham,
N. H. ; born there 1797; married Deborah Chase, born 1799,
daughter of Josiah and Susan (Weeks) Chase of Stratham, N. H.
He was a boot and shoemaker in Nottingham, N. H., and after in
Raymond, Me. ; died Dec. 20, 1826, and his widow married, in Deer-
field, N. H., June 2, 1829, Benjamin Noyes, a farmer of Nottingham.
She died in Brentwood, N. H., April 2, 1880,


4231 LucretiaJ d. 1823, aged ten months.

4232-f Elijah Chase,^ b. in Epping, N. H., May 16, 1824; m. Maria Lois Lucy.

4233 Lucretia,'^ b. July 11, 1825; m. Benjamin Harvey; lived in Nottingham, and

d. there Oct. 30, 1857. Benjamin Noyes had Huldah H. (Noyes), b.
1832; m. 1st, Leonard O. Witham; 2d, Warren S. Rollins of Lee, N. H.


Freeman Dexter Thurston ^ {Feter,^ yames,^ Robert,^ Stephen,^
Daniel''), brother of the preceding, and son of Peter and Rachel
(Doughty) Thurston of Nottingham, N. H. ; born there Aug. 16,
1815 ; married, Nov. 9, 1838, Nancy Ann Jones, born Aug. 4, 1808,
daughter of Jonathan and Comfort (Knight) Jones of Nottingham,
He was a farmer in Nottingham, died Aug. 13, 1888.


4234 Melissa Ann,' b. Aug. 6, 1840; m., Oct. 3, 1862, William Henry Harrison

Noble, b. March 5, 1840, a dealer in boots and shoes in Stoneham, Mass.
They have :
4235 Walter Herbert (Noble), b. April 14, 1864; a traveling musician.
4236 Frances Ann," b. Nov. 4, 1841 ; m., May 17, 1S58, Moses Bowdin Nealley, b.
Aug. 8, 1835, a farmer in Nottingam ; she d. April 20, 1859, leaving:
4237 Sarah Frances (Nealley), b. April 17,1859; m., June i, 1S77, George
Leroy Bartlett, b. Sept. 12, 1853, a farmer in Deerfield, N. H. They
have : Naomi Myrtle (Bartlett), b. Nov. 7, 1877 '■> Arthur Deane (Bart-
lett), b. Aug. 15, 1879; John Theo (Bartlett), b. July 9, 1881 ; Harriet
Frances (Bartlett), b. June 23, 1883; Edna Claire (Bartlett), b. Aug. 19,
1885; Leroy Freeman (Bartlett), b. June 2, 1887.
4238 Henrietta Butler," b. April i, 1843; m., Dec. 29, 1865, Frank Gray Rundlett,
b. in Exeter, N. H., June 23, 1843; served in the U. S. navy during the
war of the rebellion, was under Farragut at the taking of New Orleans ; a
Universalist; since July i, 1870, a letter carrier in Lowell, Mass. Child :
4239 Maud Noble (Rundlett), b. May 28, 1870.
4240 Freeman Elijah,'^ b. Dec. 9, 1848; m., March 6, 1871, Rose Frances Durgin,
b. Nov. 18, 1854; a shoemaker in Nottingham. They have :

4241 Blanche Mary,^ b. Nov. i, 1874.

4242 Edwin Chase,* b. Dec. 10, 1879.


Enoch Thurston ^ (Nathaniel,^ yonaf/ian,'^ Nathaniel,^ Stephen,^
Daniel^), son of Nathaniel and Susanna (Jackman) Thurston of Bos-
cawen, N. H. ; born there March 24, 1807 ; married, Sept. 27, 1843,
Caroline Blanchard of Boscawen, where he was a farmer, after in
Bow, N. H. ; died Feb. 17, 1884; she died Sept. 30, 1888.


Children, born in Boscawen.

4243 Mary Ann," m. John H. Whicher of West Somerville, on the Fitchburg rail-

road. They have : Harry H. (Whicher).

4244 Oscar T.," in Milbury, Mass.

4245 Amos Blanchard,^ b. July 21, 1849; a machinist in Hopedale, Mass.; m.

Sarah E. Packard ; he d. Dec. 9, 1890 ; no children.

4246 Nancy Blanche,^ b. June 12, 1851 ; m., June 18, 1869, John Monroe French,

b. Sept. 9, 1850, a machinist and police officer, also drives an omnibus be-
tween Hopedale, where he resides, and Milford, Mass., attend the Unitarian
church. They have :

4247 William Herbert (French), b. in Boscawen, Aug. 19, 1870.

4248 Albion Leonard (French), b. in Worcester, Mass., April 2, 1875.

4249 Polly Jane,'' b. Aug. 26, 1855 ; m. Henry M. Parsons, a machinist in Hopedale.

4250 Josephene Maud,'^ b. Aug. 25, 1861 ; in a fabric mill in Hopedale; n.m.


John Jay Thurston ^) Nathanicl,'= Jonathan,'- Nathaniel,'^' Stephen,'^
Daniel^'), brother of the preceding, and son of Nathaniel and Su-
sanna (Jackman) Thurston of Boscawen, N. H. ; born there April 3,
1813 ; married, first, December, 1841, Eunice Randall Andrews
of Somersworth, N. H., born April 11, 1817 ; she died Aug. 29, 1858.
Second, Jan. i, 1861, Mrs. Orzilla (Bean) Elkins, born May 19,
18x5, widow of John Elkins of Salisbury, N. H. Mr. Thurston is a
carpenter in Boscawen.


4251 John Peacock,'' b. Oct. 25, 1843; rn-' July 3, 1876, Mary Isabel Stott, b. Apr.

29, 1853, da. of Joseph and Isabella (Hameton) Stott, of Newmarket, N.
H. He served three years in the war against the rebellion in Co. F, 4th
N. H. reg., and was wounded in the battle of Pocatalago, S. C. ; is a shoe-
maker at Derry Depot, N. H. They have :

4252 Florence May,^ b. Oct. 21, 1880.

4253 Ethel,* b. and d. Nov. 22, 1887.

4254 Samuel Hovey," b. Sept. 29, 1845; ^ boot and shoe dealer in Ipswich, Mass.;
m., June 17, 1874. Annie Davis, b. in Benton, N. H., Dec. 21, 1850, da. of
William and Sarah Adams (Torsey) Davis. They have :
42 qi; Mabel Adams,* I . • u r\ ^ o

^256 Minnie Blanche,* } ^'"''''^ ^°™ O^*" ^2' '^79-
4257 Phebe Jane,'' b. Jan. 18, 1848; m., Feb. 23, 1872, Charles Henry Smith, b.
Dec. 6, 1846, a molder in Laconia, since in Concord, N. H., and have :

4258 Lillie Bell (Smith), b. July 18, 1873.

4259 Henry Arthur (Smith), b. April, 1876.

4260 Katie Ethel (Smith), b. Sept. 10, 1881.

4261 Susan Webster,'' b. March i, 1850; m., Jan. 6, 1886, David Hatch, a farmer

in Gilford Village, N. H. ; no children.

4262 Ida Ann,'' b. March 6, 1856; was a clerk in Washington, D. C; m. George

Wood Perry, a clerk in the treasury dept. ; no children.


Capt. Nathaniel TnvRSTOi^ ^ (A^athame/,^ yonathan,'' Nathaniel,^
Stephen,^ Daniel^), brother of the preceding, and son of Nathaniel
and Susanna (Jackman) Thurston of Boscawen, N. H. ; born there
April 6, 1820 ; married, July 9, 185 1, Hannah Clough Noyes, born
Jan. 19, 1831, daughter of Charles Glidden and Hannah (Haines)
Noyes of Boscawen. He was a fret sawyer in Boston, Mass., was
captain of artillery and a member of Berdan's sharp-shooters in


the war against the rebellion, in the battles of the Peninsula, on
picket thirteen times at the siege of Yorktown, at Hanover Court-
house, Mechanicsville, Gains' Mills, and Malvern Hill ; discharged
for sickness, at Crany Island hospital, Oct. 24, 1862 ; died April
10, 1888.


4263 Hannah Adelaide,'^ b. May 30, d. Aug. 30, 1852.

4264 Addie May,'' b. in Boscawen, N. H., May i, 1854; m., in Boston, Mass., Dec.

II, 1871, Granville Otis Waltz, b. March 12, 1850, son of Samuel Otis and
Harriet (Genthner) Waltz, a cabinet maker and builder in Waldoboro,
Me., member of the Baptist church; he d. Feb. 10, 1890. They have:

4265 Granville Ernest (Waltz), b. Feb. 10, 1872.

4266 Clarence Brown (Waltz), b. Aug. 5, 1874.

4267 Guy Irving (Waltz), b. June 23, 1875.

4268 Estella May (Waltz), b. Oct. 5, 1876.

4269 Roland Thurston (Waltz), b. Feb. 23, 1878.

4270 Flora Belle (Waltz), b. June 10, 1881.

4271 Edward True (Waltz), b. June 30, 1883.

4272 Florette Haines,' b. Aug. 4, 1856; m. ist, George Albert White, a barber in

Gardiner, Me. ; he deserted her and she obtained a divorce. She has :
Harry Albert (White).

4273 John Charles Fremont,'' b. Dec. 29, 1858 ; d. July 11, i860.

4274 Charles Otis,' b. Oct. 20, 1S63; d. in Dedham, Mass., Nov. 26, 1869.

4275 Hattie Maria,' b. Apr. 20, 1868 ; m. James Booth, a carpenter in Boston, Mass.


VoLNEY Thurston^ {Stephen,'^ Stephen,'' NathaJiiel,^ Stephen,^
Daniel^), eldest son of Stephen and Philena Pamelia (Dunham)
Thurston of West Hartford, Vt. ; born there July 21, 1806; married,
first, in Lowell, Mass., May 13, 1834, Hannah Clark Barber, born
in Canaan, N. H., July 4, 1810, daughter of Zebulon Barber of Dor-
chester, N. H. ; she died Oct. 22, 1843, i^ West Hartford, Vt. Sec-
ond, July 4, 1844, Paulina Minerva Bonaparte Wood, born in
East Haven, Vt., Sept. 3, 18 10, daughter of Isaac Nathaniel and
Lydia (Billings) Wood of Hartland, Vt. He was a well-built man,
of six feet, portly, blue eyes, heavy hair till his death. In early life
tried many pursuits, but finally settled down to be a farmer in West
Hartford, Vt. ; was justice of the peace, advocate of temperance,
believing in the strict enforcement of the laws against liquor selling ;
died May 21, 1876 ; she died March 4, 1881.

Children, born in Barnard.

4276 Edgar A.,' b. May 13, 1835; m., in Houghton, Mich., Oct. 31, 1865, Mary

Jane Selley, b. Nov. 3, 1845, da. of Samuel and Lucinda (Fox) Selley of
Waterville, N. Y. He was a farmer in .Sciola, Iowa, justice of the peace,
and member of the Cong, church ; since a canvasser in Kansas City, Mo.
They have :

4277 Lillie Ellen.s b. in Ypsilanti, Mich., Aug. 22, 1870.
4278 Vallorous,' b. April 19, 1838; m., in Wayne township, Ind., Nov. 5, 1871,
Emma L. Farnsworth, b. in Wentworth, N. H., April 25, 1851, da. of
Hiram Morse and Mira J. (Phelps) Farnsworth of Rumney, N. H. ; a
strictly temperate man, by trade a sawyer; steward of the Methodist
church, Indianapolis, Ind. ; enlisted in the war against the rebellion Sept.
25, 1861, in the 1st Vt. cav. ; a prisoner three months in Lynchburg and
Belle Isle, Va., and a second time six months in Belle Isle; child:

4279 Inez May,8 b. Feb. 5, 1881,



John Cheney Thurston ^ {Stephen,'^ Step/ie?i,^ Nathaniel,'^ Sfe-
j>hen,^ Daniel^), brother of the preceding, and son of Stephen and
■Philena Pamelia (Dunham) Thurston of Hartford, Vt. ; born there
Oct. i8, 1815 ; married, Aug. 17, 1842, Harriet Maria Snow, born
Apr. 12, 1815, daughter of Martin and Lydia (Hayes) Snow of Pom-
fret, Vt. He went from Vermont to Cambridge, Mass., 1841, re-
turned to Vermont 1862, and in 1874 went back to Cambridge ;
was a notary public and member of the Unitarian Society, a man of
estimable character, died Nov. 24, 1884; she died April 18, 1887.
Children, born in Cambridge.

4280+ James Melvin,^ b. April 13, 1844; m. Nellie Florence Mann.

42S1 Mary Emma,^ b. Jan. 3, 1846; n.m.

4282-f John Henry,^ b. March 5, 1852; m. Isadore Maria Smith.


Charles Henry Thurston ^ {Stephen,'^ Stephen,'^ Nathaniel,'^ Ste-
phen,^ Daniel'^ ), brother of the preceding, and son of Stephen and
Philena Pamelia (Dunham) Thurston of Hartford, Vt. ; born there
Nov. 30, 1820; married Susan Ann Miller, daughter of Ansel and
Lucy (Wood) Miller of Orange, N. H. He is a carpenter in West
Canaan, N. H., notary public, and a member of the Congregational

Children, born in West Hartford.

4283 Ellen Philena,' b. Jan. 19, 1849; d- J^^ne 2, 1862.

4284 Charles Stephen,' b. April 9, 1854; m., April 28, 1875, Emma Frances

Crafts of Lowell, Vt., b. Dec. i, 1856. They have:
4285 Willie AUen,^ b. March 17, 1876.


Rev. Henry Warren Lyman Thurston^ {Nathaniely> Stephen,''
Nathaniel,'^ Stephen,^ IDa?ii6l^), son of Nathaniel and Martha (Hall)
Thurston of Hanover, N. H. ; born in Hartford, Vt., Nov. 20, 1823 ;
married, first, April 12, 1848, Eliza Ann Burnham, born Aug. 12,
1824, daughter of Joseph and Nancy (Sawyer) Burnham of Hano-
ver, N. H. ; she died April 2, 1857. Second, Nov. 20, 1858, Mary
Elizabeth Choate, born Dec. 25, 1836, daughter of Benjamin and
Eliza A. (Whittemore) Choate of Enfield, N. H. ; she died May i,

Mr. Thurston spent the first fifty years of his life in farming,
trade, and as a mechanic. On May i, 1875, ^e was called to the
ministry in the Congregational church in Goshen, N. H., where he
was ordained, Aug. 25, 1875, sermon by Rev. Ephraim E. P. Ab-
bott of Newport; ordaining prayer by Rev. Charles A. Downes of
Lebanon ; right hand by Rev. Henry H. Colburn of Stewartstown ;
charge to people by Rev. John Bragdon of Haverhill, Mass. ; charge
to pastor by Rev. Charles A. Downes. In Harrisville, N. H., from
May I, 1877, to May i, 1879, when he went to Sullivan, N. H.,
and September i, 1881, to Chichester, N. H. ; in the three last


places as acting pastor; November, 1884, returned to Goshen for
one 3'ear, thence to Boscawen, December, 1885 ; Aug. i, 1890, to
Wihnot, supplying also the church in Andover Center, N. H.


4286 Charles Henry/ b. March 9, 1850; d. Nov. 12, 1868.

4287 Elzma Maria,' b. Sept. 13, 1854; m., March 16, 1871, Alman Walker, son of

Haskell and Irene (Lang) Walker of Goshen, an engineer till he became
so deaf he could not hear the signals, and since a teamster in West Leba-
non ; he lost his left hand by a circular saw. They have :

4288 Nellie Grant (Walker), b. Nov. 5, 1872; m., Jan. 6, 1890, William .Sharp-

ley Ober, a railroad hand in West Lebanon, b. Sept., 1864, and have
Henry William (Ober), b. Jan. 30, 1891.

4289 Henry Haskell (Walker), b. May 10, 1874.

4290 Irene (Walker), b. Feb. 18, 1876.

4291 Edna Maria (Walker), b. Dec. 24, 1877.

4292 Amy Eliza (Walker), b. July 19, 1880.
• 4293 Ruth Izett (Walker), b. Jan. 16, 1883.

4294 Lettia Delia,' ) twins, born \ adopted when two weeks old at the dy-

4295 Celeste Elizabeth,' ( Jan. 30, 1867 ; ( ing request of their mother ; parents,

Simon and Delia Elizabeth (Green) Horton of Enfield, N. H.; Celeste
Elizabeth m., Oct. i, 1890, Frederick L. Parkhurst, a jeweler and optician
in Everett, Mass.


Hambleton Jonas Thurston ^ {Enoch,^ Daniei,^ Nathaniel,'^ Ste-
phen,^ Daniel^), son of Enoch and Jane (Hambleton) Thurston of
Aurora, Erie county, N. Y. ; born there April 17, 1823; married,
May 12, 1847, Anna Sheldon, born Sept. 30, 1822, daughter of
Joseph and Triphena Sheldon of East Hamburg, N. Y. He was a
farmer in Golden, N. Y., till 1871, when he moved to the old home-
stead of his parents in Aurora, P. O., Orchard Park, N. Y. ; a mem-
ber of the Presbyterian church, died May 20, 1879.


4296 Joseph Edward,' b. Dec. 25, 1853; d. Aug. 13, 1857.

4297 Edward Sheldon,' b. Sept. 8, 1858; m., Dec. 17, 1882, Rose Penharlow, da.

of William and Clara Penharlow. He lives on his father's farm in Colden,
and his mother resides with him. He has a pair of sleeve buttons which
belonged to his great-grandfather Daniel Thurston.


Alexander James Dallas Thurston^ (Daniel,^ Dafiiel,'- Na-
thaniel,^ Stephen,'^ Datiiel"^), eldest child of Daniel and Eliza (Chil-
cott) Thurston of Aurora, Erie Co., N. Y. ; born there June 19, 1820;
married, June i, 1852, Sallie Watson McClain, daughter of Col.
Alfred and Harriet (Robertson) [of Virginia parentage] McClain of
Green Hill, Tenn. ; born there Aug. 14, 1835 '■> ^ Presbyterian in re-
ligion; she died in Humboldt, Tenn., Dec. 26, 1874.

Mr. Thurston was educated for the law, and practiced for a time

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