Brown Thurston.

Thurston genealogies online

. (page 42 of 107)
Online LibraryBrown ThurstonThurston genealogies → online text (page 42 of 107)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook

youngest descendant who attended the Thurston Gathering at Newbury-
port, Mass., June 24 and 25, 1885, and recited a poem.


4451 George Thurston (Myers), b. March i, 1858 ; a shoe heeler in Haverhill ; n.m.

4452 John Albert (Myers), b. Oct. 3, 1859; a shoe cutter in Haverhill; m., July 4,

1880, Katie Ryan of West Newbury, Mass., b. April 9, i860; no children.

4453 Mary Olive (Myers), b. Sept. 5, 1861 ; n.m.


George Henry Thurston 7 (^Hubbard,^ Levi,^ Benjamin'^), son of
Hubbard and Phebe (Dodd) Thurston, born in Nichols, N. Y., Aug.
17, 1841 ; married, in Lyons, Minn., April 20, 1876, Viola Waite,
born in Russell, N. Y., June 16, 1857, daughter of Ransom and
Mary Elizabeth (Woolsey) Waite of Elkwood, Dak. He is a farmer
near Marshall, Minn,, and member of the Presbyterian church ;
served in the 4th Minn, regiment in the war against the rebellion at
luka, Corinth, Vicksburg, Champion Hill, Altoona, siege of Savan-
nah, Missionary Ridge, Raymond, Jackson, Bentonville, Sherman's
" march-to-the-sea," etc.

Children, born in Lyons.

4454 Carrington Waite,* b. March 20, 1877.

4455 Floyd Charles,** b. May 15, 1879.

4456 Florence Viola,'^ b. Oct. 26, 1882.

4457 Leon Samuel,* b. Sept. 27, 1885.

4458 Amy Amelia,** b. Sept. 14, 1887 ; d. April 17, 1889.

4459 Henry Stanley,* b. June 11, 1890.


Charles Currier Thurston ^ {Leland,^ John,^ David,'' Betija-
miti 3), eldest son of Leland and Margaret (Hutchins) Thurston of
Denver, Col. ; born in Troy, N. H., Jan. 13, 1828 ; married, first, in
Boston, Mass., Feb. 8, 1849, Mary Ann Hastings, born in North-
boro, Mass., 1829; she died in Berlin, Mass., November, 1852. Sec-
ond, Caroline Humphrey, born April 11, 1827, daughter of Charles
Haden and Jane Frost (Higgins) Humphrey of Gray, Me. He was
a builder in Elizabeth, N. J.; 1877 in Butte City, Mon., 1883 in
Helena; since in Anaconda, Mon., manufacturer of brick, and con-
tractor, his family still residing in Elizabeth.


4460 Lillie Maria,* b. Nov. 4, 1849.

4461 Mary Elizabeth,^ b. May 31, 1851.

4462 Carrie Josephine,* b. April 4, 1S54.

4463 George Humphrey,* b. Sept. 8, 1855 ; in carpet business in New York, resides

in Elizabeth, N. J. ; n.m.

4464 Fanny Humphrey,* b. March 27, 1857 ; d. March 4, i860.
446'5 Charles Clement,* b. Feb. 18, 1863; d. Feb. 3, 1864.


Franklin Alden Thurston ? {Leland,^ John,^ David,'' Benja-
min 3), brother of the preceding, and son of Leland and Margaret
(Hutchins) Thurston of Denver, Col. ; born in Keene, N. H., Oct. 9,
1834; married, Nov. 27, i860, Annie Eliza Rapelye, daughter of
George and Margaret (Calyer) Rapelye of Newtown, L. L ; she died
Nov. 10, 1885. He is a master builder in New York city, and a
member of the Methodist Episcopal church.



4466 Minnie Jane,** b. in Troy, N. Y., April 4, 1863; m., Jan. 12, 1886, William

Atwood Shelton ; a property manager in New York city.

4467 Bertha Eliza,** b. in New York, March 2, 1869.

4468 Frank Leland,^ b. in New York, Oct. 27, 1870; d. Nov. 21, 1881.


Martha Jane Thurston 7 {Leland,'' jfohn,^ David,'* Benjamin 3),
sister of the preceding, and daughter of Leland and Margaret
(Hutchins) Thurston of Denver, Col. ; born in Keene, N. H., Feb.
3, 1837 ; married on Walden's Ridge, eighteen miles north of Chat-
tanooga, Tenn., March 21, 1855, Charle.s LaFayette Dalrymple,
born in Sequatche Valley, Marion Co., East Tenn., March 2, 1832,
son of Allen Sloan [born in Lawrence, S. C, Dec. 18, 1802] and
EUza (Churchill) [born in Abingdon, Va., March 12, 1802, died at
Chattanooga, Aug. 23, 1856] Dalrymple.

Mr. Dalrymple says : — "I was actively engaged in railroad con-
struction, carpentering and building in Mississippi and Tennessee
until the war. Principally employed from 1861 to 1863 in keeping
soul and body together. April 23, 1863, I was commissioned U. S.
internal revenue assessor for the 8th revenue district of Tennesee.
Held that office, beside being government inspector of tobacco, till
1868, when I removed to Springfield, Mo., where I was assistant as-
sessor and ganger for the 5th district till 1872, when I resigned.
Since then I have been circuit clerk, recorder of deeds, and in min-
ing, real estate, etc. 1882 I was making an abstract of titles for
Green county. A Republican in politics, and, with my wife and two
sons, am a member of the Baptist church here, as was our dear


4469 Alden Leland (Dalrymple), b. in Moulton, Ala., Nov. 30, 1856.

4470 Charles Henry (Dalrymple), b. in Memphis, Tenn., April 30, 1859.

4471 Nautella (Dalrymple), b. in Memphis, May 20, 1862; d. in Duncan, Cheboy-

gan Co., Mich., Sept. 18, 1864.

4472 Emma (Dalrymple), b. on steamer lames White, at anchor in the Missis-

sippi river, opposite Fort Pillow, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1864; d. in Spring-
field, 111., Dec. 3, 1881.

4473 Herbert Churchwell (Dalrymple), b. in Memphis, April 3, 1868.

4474 Lottie Alfaretta (Dalrymple), b. in Bolliver, Mo., Sept. 9, 1871.

4475 Josie Maple (Dalrymple), b. in Springfield, July 4, 1877.


Charles Holm an Thurston'' {FranJdin Robinson,^ Samuel,^ Da-
vid,'^ Bejijamin 3), eldest son of Franklin Robinson and Fanny L.
(Holman) Thurston of Marlboro, N. H. ; born there June 3, 1842 ;
married, Nov. 23, 1864, Amanda Caroline Frost, born April 14,
1842, daughter of Col. Cyrus and Caroline (Richardson ' Frost of
Marlboro. He is one of the firm of Thurston Knob Sc^rew Co. of
Marlboro, with offices in Boston and New York ; the inventor of this
Screw and of the machinery for its manufacture; inventor of the
Companion Sewing Machine. July, 1883, moved to New Britain,


Conn., as superintendent of the Companion Sewing Machine Co. ;
October, 1884, in Boston, with Shipman Engine Co. For two years
past with the Hamblin & Russell Mnfg. Co., Worcester, Mass., with
residence in Dorchester, Mass.


4476 Frank Watson,^ b. Sept. 7, 1865; with Shipman Engine Co., Boston.

4477 Clarence Frost,^ b. April i, d. Sept. 28, 1870.

4478 Charles Willis,^ b. May 18, 1872.

4479 Arthur demons,'* b. Oct. 8, 1873; d- Feb. 22, 1874.


Persis Goodale Thurston 7 (Asa,'' T^omas,^ yohti,'^ yonathan,^
Daniel,^ Daniel^), eldest child of Rev. Asa and Lucy (Goodale)
Thurston of the Sandwich Islands ; born there Sept. 28, 182 1 ; mar-
ried, in Dr. Cox's church, Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 12, 1847, Rev. Town-
send Elijah Taylor, born July 18, 18 18, son of Eleazer and Phebe
(Townsend) Taylor of LaGrange, N. Y.

Mr. Taylor graduated from Middlebury, Vt., July, 1844; from Un-
ion theological seminary. New York city, June, 1847, ^"^^ sailed for
the Hawaiian Islands, under appointment from the Seaman's Friend
Society, October, 1847. After laboring for seamen at Lahaina and
Honolulu, he was called, in 185 1, to organize and take charge of the
Fort street church, Honolulu ; i860 moved to California on account
of ill health; 1864 was appointed delegate from California to the
Christian Commission, and spent several weeks with the sick and
wounded soldiers in Washington and at City Point. Since then has
been pastor of churches in different parts of California and Nevada.
For twenty-three years had been a missionary in southern California
under the auspices of the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions,
pastor of the Presbyterian church in Nordhoff, Cal., where he died
Feb. 12, 1883. His wife graduated from Mt. Holyoke seminary
1845 ; taught in that seminary two years ; since her husband's death
resides in Honolulu, S. I.


4480 Lucy (Taylor), b. in Honolulu, S. L, May 28, 1849; m., in San Rafael, Cal,,

Aug. 19, 1874, Jacob Pearse Winne, general business man of Carson City,
Nevada; 1889 supt. of Moses Hopkins' ranche, near Redwood, Cal. Have :

4481 Lucy (Winne), b. Aug. 5, 1875.

4482 Mary (Winne), b. Oct. 28, 1876.

4483 Jennie (Winne), b. Oct. 22, 1884.

4484 James Pearse (Winne), b. July 27, 18S9.

4485 Mary (Taylor), b. in Lahaina, S. I., Dec. 26, 1850; m., in San Rafael, Cal.,
June 24, 1874, Charles Henry Kluegel, civil engineer and surveyor of Oak-
land, Cal. ; 1889 in Oahu, superintending the building of the first railway
on the Hawaiian Islands. They have :

4486 George Taylor (Kluegel), b. Jan. 20, 1876.

4487 Harry AUardt (Kluegel), b. 1880.

4488 May (Kluegel), b. 1884.

4489 Alice (Kluegel), b. 18S6.

4490 George Brainerd (Taylor), b. in Honolulu, March 22, 1853; d. in Oakland,

Jan. 7, 1869.

4491 Henry Thurston (Taylor), b. in Kailua, S. I., May 20, 1856; civil engineer

and real estate in Pomona, Cal.


4492 James Townsend (Taylor), b. do., March 19, 1858; civil engineer and real es-

tate in Pomona.

4493 Edward Sanford (Taylor), b. in Columbia, Cal., Sept. 18, 1862, firm of Tay-

lor, Nason & Co., the largest oil firm in San Francisco, Cal.


Asa Good ale Thurston ^ (Asa,^ Thomas,'^ yohn^^ Jonathan,^
Daniel,^ Daniel "-^^ brother of the preceding, and eldest son of Rev.
Asa and Lucy (Goodale) Thurston of the Sandwich Islands ; born in
Kailua, Hawaii, Aug. 1, 1827 ; married, at Honolulu, S. I., Oct. 23,
1853, Sarah Andrews, born in Lahainaluna, Island of Maui, Oct.
10, 1832, daughter of Rev. Lorrin and Mary (Wilson) Andrews, mis-
sionaries of 1827 to those islands. Mr. Andrews was the founder
and for eleven years the principal of the Lahainaluna seminary for
young men ; for a number of years judge of the supreme court, and
author of the Hawaiian dictionary and grammar. Mary Wilson (Mrs.
Andrews) was from Washington, Ky., and is living in Honolulu.
Mr. Thurston graduated from Williams college 1848 ; returned to the
Sandwich Islands, and was a surveyor ; chief clerk for the minister
of the interior two or three years ; speaker of the house of represent-
atives two years, and a member of the Fort street church in Hono-
lulu, where he died, Dec. 17, 1859. Mrs. Thurston, since the death
of her husband, has been matron of the Haleakala government
boarding-school, situated within nine miles of the crater of Halea-
kala, the largest crater in the world, but now extinct.


4494 Robert Taylor,** b. Nov. 26, 1854; d. April 17, 1874.

4495 Lorrin Andrews,^ b. July 31, 1858; a lawyer in Honolulu, S. I., member of

the Hawaiian legislature 1886-7; 1 888 appointed minister of the interior;
pres. of board of immigration and member of board of health ; m., Feb.
21, 18S4, Margaret Clarissa Shipman, b. Oct. 10, 1859, da. of Rev. W. C.
and Jane (Stobie) Shipman of Hilo Hawaii, S. I. They have:
4496 Robert Shipman,^ b. Feb. i, 1888.
4497 Helen Goodale,^ b. Aug. 28, i860; m. Charles H. Alexander of Haiku, Maui,
.S. L, was thrown from a horse, became insane, and d. in the Napa (Cal.)
insane asylum, 1885. They had:

4498 Charles Frederick (Alexander), b.

4499 Helen Andrews (Alexander), b.


Mary Howe Thurston 7 {Asa,^ Thomas,'^ jfohn,'' yonat/ia?i,T> Dan-
iel,^ Da?iiel^), sister of the preceding, and daughter of Rev. Asa
and Lucy (Goodale) Thurston of the Sandwich Islands ; born on
board vessel near the islands, June 3, 1831 ; married, first, April 5,
1859, Edwin A. Haydon, a farmer in Honolulu, 8. I., died April i,
1864. Second, July 9, 1867, Marcus Benfield, a carriage maker in
Honolulu, died in North Carolina, September, 1874. She graduated
from the normal school at Westfield, Mass., died Jan. 31, 1889.


4500 Edwin (Haydon), b. Nov. 23, i860; d. March 24, 1866.

4501 Asa Thurston (Haydon), b. April 12, 1862.

4502 Mary (Haydon), b. June 29, 1864; d. April 25, 1866.



4503 Lily (Benfield), b. April 20, 1868 ; d. 1888.

4504 Eric Lex (Benfield), b. Dec. 17, 1869; d. Nov. 22, 1874.

4505 Clara (Benfield), b. Sept. 18, 187 1.

4506 Ida (Benfield), b. June 22, d. Nov. 22, 1874.


Rev. Thomas Gairdner Thurston ^ {Asa,^ Thomas,^ yohn,'-
yonathan,^ JDaniel,^ Daniel ^),hxQth.e.x of the preceding, and son of
Rev. Asa and Lucy (Goodale) Thurston of the Sandwich Islands ;
born there May 9, 1836 ; married, iirst, at the Hawaiian Islands, Oct.
25, 1866, Harriet Frances Richardson, born Aug. 31, 1838,
daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Towle) Richardson of Maine ; she
died at Grass Valley, Cal., May 25, 1872. Second, in Albany, N. Y.,
May 13, 1875, Alice Gasking, b. June 7, 1846, daughter of George
and Alice (Black) Gasking of Rhinebeck, N. Y.

Mr. Thurston graduated from Yale 1862, and from Union theolog-
ical seminary in 1865 ; ordained by presbytery in Hawaiian Islands
in 1866 ; 1879, preaching in Taylorsville, N. C., where he, as principal,
and his wife, as assistant, were teaching an academy for boys and
girls ; 1884 he divided his time between the Presbyterian churches in
Taylorsville and Hickory, residing in the latter place. He was also
principal of the Hickory Highland academy, a school for boys. Feb-
ruary 22, 1884, on his way to Taylorsville to preach, in company with
his daughter, when attempting to ford the Catawba river, they were
both drowned. At the funeral the business of the town was stopped,
and the whole community was stirred with sympathy. He was a spir-
itually minded man, earnest and untiring in his duties. It is said he
never failed to meet an appointment, whatever the weather, always
managing to be where the few were gathered together to worship.
She still continues to teach in Hickory.


4507 Alice,^ b. at Hawaiian Islands, July 21, 1867; drowned Feb. 22, 1884.

4508 Lucy Viele,^ b. Nov. 24, 1880.

4509 Asa,^ b. Oct. 29, 1883.


Abel Leander Thurston 7 {Abel,^ John,'^ yohn,'^ yonathan,^ Dan-
iel,^ Daniel^), son of Dea. Abel and Eunice (Allen) Thurston of
Fitchburg, Mass.; born there June 21, 182 1; married, in Leomin-
ster, Mass., Oct. 3, 1843, Elizabeth Knapp, born March 31, 1822,
daughter of Elijah and Rhoda (Swallow) Knapp of Mason, N. H.
He was assistant superintendent of the cemetery in Cambridge; since
superintendent of burials in Fitchburg, Mass., and a member of the
Congregational church.

Children, born in Fitchburg.

4510 Henry Melville,^ b. Jan. 25, d. April 10, 1846.

4511 Rufus Leander,^ b. Aug. 7, 1850; music store, firm of Goodnough & Thurs-

ton, San Francisco, Cal. ; has since studied medicine (allopathic), after
which he grad. from Hahnemann's medical college in Chicago (homoeo-
pathic), and in 1884 was in Minneapolis, Minn., mnfg. a face lotion, under
the firm name of Goodwin & Thurston, which gave him time for study and
health; 1886 a practicing physician only, in Boston, Mass. ; m., Dec. 26,
1886, Mary Walker Tetlow, b. May 17, 1849; ^1° children.



4512 George Abel,' b. Nov. 28, 1852; ins. agent in Boston; m., April 14, 1881,

Sarah Davis, b. Dec. 25, 1851 ; no children.

4513 Lewis Allen,^ b. Dec. 8, 1855; m., July 15, 1877, Martha Elizabeth Skelton,

b. in Cambridge, March i, 1848; is a stone mason in Cambridge, since
railroad engineer in Fifchburg, Mass.; she d. July i, 1889. They had:
4SI4 Lizzie Allen,^ b. Oct. 19, 1879.


Franklin Howard Thuksto'^ "^ {David Kendallf' Silas,^ Samuel,'^
yoiiathafi,^ Daniel,^ Daniel '), eldest child of David Kendall and Bet-
sey Elizabeth (Howard) Thurston, born in Lancaster, Mass., Nov.
14, 1824; married, first, March 4, 1847, Axenia Goff, born in
Oneida Co., N. Y,, 1825 ; she died Dec. 15, 185 1. Second, Jan. 29,
1852, Jane Williams, born in Harpersfield, O., July 11, 1826. He
was a carpenter in Flowerfield, Mich., till 1863, moved to Faribault,
Minn. He enlisted in battery L, ist Minnesota heavy artillery, in
the war against the rebellion, and served to the close.
Children, born in Flowerfield.

4515 Henry,^ b. Oct. 28, 1848; d. in Faribault, Minn., April 11, 1876.

4516 Julia Flora,^ b. Oct. 29, 1852; m. ist, April 17, 1871, Henry Alden Weaver,

a broommaker in Faribault; he d. Sept. 10, 1875; -^' I^^c. 9, 1878, Lewis
Rodney Ober, b. in Vernon, 111., Oct. 12, 1850, a dealer in farm machinery
in Faribault, moved to Pipestone, Minn. She had :

4517 Flora May (Weaver), b. in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 19, 1875 '■> d- i^ Faribault,

Nov. 19, 1875.

4518 Carrie (Ober), b. in Pipestone, Oct. 26, 1879.

4519 Fred (Ober), b. do., July 29, 1883.

4520 Howard (Ober), b. do., Aug. 19, 1888.

452 r Delia Florence,^ b. Dec. 19, 1854; m., 1872, Will Sisson, a carpenter in Fari-
bault, and moved to Janesville, Wis., where he was born ; she d. in La-
crosse, Wis., Apr. 5, 1883, leaving Maud (Sisson), b. in Faribault ; Bertie (Sis-
son), b. in Janesville ; Lutie (Sisson), b. do. ; Willie (Sisson), b. in Lacrosse.

4522 Hattie Lillian,^ b. Nov. 6, 1856; d. Sept. 27, 1858.

4523 Sidney M.,^ b. Aug. 30, 1858; d. April 3, i860.

4524 Frank Howard,^ b. Nov. 20, 1862; a carpenter in Faribault, Minn., since in

Whatcom, Wash. ; m. Emma Harmon.

4525 Chester M.,' b. in Faribault, Oct. 10, 187 1.


David Kendall Thurston 7 {Dai'id Kefidall,^ Silas,'^ Samuel,'^
Jonathan,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^'), brother of the preceding, and son of
David Kendall and Elizabeth (Howard) Thurston of Flowerfield,
Mich.; born in Roxbury, Mass., July 27, 1835; married, first, Feb.
27, 1859, RosETTA RoxANNA CARRIER, born Dcc. II, 1838, eldest
daughter of Elias and Rosetta Carrier of Vandalia, Mich. ; she died
Jan. II, 1866. Second, Sept. 30, 1866, Celina Clotilda Carrier,
youngest sister of first wife, born Feb. 23, 1848. He was a mill-
wright in Lancaster, Mass., till 1855, moved to Howardsville, Mich. ;
1865 to Three Rivers, Mich., and since owner of a planing mill in
Vandalia, Mich., where he now resides.


4526 Elsie Sallie,* b. in Howardsville, Mich., Oct. 3, i860; d. July 16, 1862.

4527 Minnetta Rosetta,* b. do., Aug. 17, 1862 ; a teacher in Kalamazoo, Mich.

4528 Fred Drew,* b. at Three Rivers, Mich., Dec. 28, 1865 ; d. in Vandalia, June

18, 1869.

4529 Lola C.,* b. June 19, 1876.




Col. William Henry Thurston ^ ( Willia^n Parsons^ Pearson,^
Samuel,'^ yo?iathan,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^), son of William Parsons and
Mary (Gardner) Thurston of Leominster, Mass. ; born in Nashua,
N. H., March 27, 1827 ; married, first, in Elizabeth, N. J., 1854,
Mary Jane Woodruff ; divorced. Second, in Memphis, Tenn.,
March 11, 1865, Maggie Fisher, born in Carson Armagh, north of
Ireland, daughter of Alexander and Mary (Thomson) Fisher of Lu-
zerne, N. Y. Her father was a lawyer of some note in Ireland, and
had a brother, Rev. John Fisher, deceased, who was pastor of the
Presbyterian church in Rochester, N. Y.

Mr. Thurston was in railroad service for seventeen years ; went to
Cincinnati in i860 as agent of the Merchants Dispatch Company.
At the breaking out of the war of the rebellion he entered the army
as captain in an Indiana regiment, soon promoted to staff officer of
Gen. Lew Wallace, and served as inspector-general for Gen. S. A.
Hurlburt, gaining much distinction ; breveted brigadier-general, but
would not consent to be called anything but colonel ; once wounded
in battle. After the war he was connected with the internal revenue
service in Cincinnati. In politics an ardent republican and a man of
much influence ; in social life he w^as a kind, tender and loving hus-
band and father, and had a host of friends warmly attached to him ;
died May 17, 1877, and was buried in Leominster ; she lives in Lu-
zerne, N. Y.


4530 Sarah Fannie,^ b. about 1S55.

4531 John Clute,^ b. about 1S57.

4532 Sadie Blanche,^ b. 187 1.


Zerviah Temple Colman, eldest child of Luther and Sarah
(Arey) Colman of Boston ; born in Newburyport, Mass., March 4,
1834; married, first, Oct. 2, 1850, Henry Watkeys, born May 18,
1829, son of Henry and Susan (Potter), Watkeys of Annapolis Royal,
Nova Scotia. He is general master mechanic L. N. A. & C. R. R.,
residing in New Albany, Ind. He was twice elected school trustee in
Syracuse, N. Y. ; in religion, liberal.


4533 Henry (Watkeys), b. in Saratoga, N. Y., Aug. 4, 1852; a locomotive engi-
neer in Syracuse, N. Y. ; m., Dec. 18, 1874, Laura Graham Spendlove, b.
Aug. 26, 1853, da. of Henry Stewart and Eliza Pennell (Ruckel) Spend-
love of Geneva, N. Y. They have :

4534 William Henry (Watkeys) b. Jan. 18, 1875.

4535 Henry Stewart (Watkeys), b. June 2, 1877.

4536 Richard Bishop (Watkeys), b. May 8, 1880; d. June 24, 1884.

4537 Dean Hamilton (Watkeys), b. May 24, 1885.

4538 Luther Colman (Watkeys), b. in Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 18, 1854; com. trav.

4539 Frederic Douglass (Watkeys), b. do., Aug. 8, 1861 ; a draughtsman and fore-

man Monon railroad shops in New Albany, Ind. ; m., May 8, 1889, Bir-
della May Loveland, b. in West Fulton, N. Y., May 24, 1865, da. of Ben-
jamin Joshua and Eleanora Susan (Yager) Loveland of Oneonta, N. Y.
They have :


4540 Paul Frederic (Watkeys), b. March 27, 1890.

4541 Luther Loveland (Watkeys), b. May 5, 1891.

4542 Gertrude (Watkeys), b. Dec. 21, 1864.

4543 Frank Blackall (Watkeys), b. April i, 1868; a machinist.

4544 Mabel (Watkeys), b. Feb. 26, 1872.

4545 Marion (Watkeys), b. March 11, 1875.

4546 Charles William (Watkeys), b. Sept. 50, 1877.


Sarah Frances Colman, sister of the preceding, and daughter
of Luther and Sarah (Arey) Colman of Boston, Mass. ; born there
Nov. 27, 1835 ; married, Jan. i, 1853, Burton Francis Blackall,
born in Albany, N. Y., Dec. 15, 1832, son of Joseph and Sarah (Clif-
ford) Blackall of Saratoga Springs, N. Y. He is an electrician in
Rochester, N. Y. ; liberal in religion.

Children, born in Rochester.

4547 Grace (Blackall), b. Sept. 9, 1854; d. in Crestline, O., Feb. i, 1855.

4548 Minnie Clifford (Blackall), b. Aug. 13, 1S57 ; m., Feb. 10, 1879, Richard

Whitney Bishop, a locomotive engineer in Syracuse, N. Y., b. Jan. 26,
1845, son of Richard and Hannah (Evett) Bishop of Rochester, N. Y.
They have :

4549 Grace Bishop), b. Dec. 14, 1879.

4550 Richard Evett (Bishop), b. May 30, 1887.

4551 Zerviah (Blackall), b. Dec. 2, 1861, d. same day.

4552 Gertrude Colman (Blackall), b. Feb. 23, 1866; stenographer in Rochester.

4553 Robert Henry (Blackall), b. Sept. 23, 1868; a machinist

4554 Florence May (Blackall), b. Jan. 3, 1875.


Luther Hamilton Colman, brother of the preceding, and son
of Luther and Sarah (Arey) Colman of Boston, Mass. ; born there
March 3, 1839 ; married, Dec. 23, 1875, Martha Stewart Spend-
LOVE, daughter of Henry Stewart and Eliza Pennell (Ruckel) Spend-
love of Geneva, N. Y. He is a carpenter and builder in Syracuse,
N. Y. ; a member of the Congregational church ; no children.


Mary Parmalee Thurston ^ {Ariel Standish,^ Stephen,^ Daniel,^
Richard,^ Daniel,^ Daniel^), eldest daughter of Hon. Ariel Standish
and Julia Clark (Hart) Thurston of Elmira, N. Y, ; born there July
29, 1840; member of the Presbyterian church; married, Nov. 19,
1862, CuRTiss Crane Gardiner,* born Dec. i, 1822, son of Lyman
Gardiner, late of Nunda, N. Y.

* The Gardiner Family.

Lion Gardiner, the first settler of this family, was an PJnglishman. He served under
Lort Veve, in the Low Countries, as engineer and master of works of fortification,
during the reign of Charles I. Himself, wife, servant, with others, sailed from London,
and arrived in Boston Nov. 28, 1()35. Early the next spring he proceeded to the moutli
of the Connecticut river and built Fort Saybrook, and commanded it four years, un-
der the direction of Gov. John Winthrop jr., after which he removed to an island in
Long Island sound, which he had purchased of the Indians, and called It Gardiner's


I. LION GARDINER, b. in England, 1599; m., in Holland, 1635, Mary Wilemson ; d. in
East Hampton, L. I., 1663.

II. David Gardiner, b, in Saybrook. Conn., April 29, 1636; m., June 4, 1657, Mary
Lei'ingham ; d. In Hartford, Conn., July 10, 1689.

[See next page for the rest of this family.]


Mr. Gardiner was a resident of Angelica, and raised the first com
pany of volunteers in Allegany county, N. Y., in 186 1, and entered
the service as captain and retired as brevet-colonel of the 27th New
York regiment in the war against the rebellion ; severely wounded at
Gaines Hill, Va. ; appointed U. S. assessor of internal revenue of
twenty-seventh district New York in 1867 ; moved to St. Louis, Mo.,
1873, agent of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance
Co. In 1890 he published " Lion Gardiner and his Descendants,"
with illustrations, royal 8vo., 170 pp., where a full account of his an-
cestry will be found.


4555 Juli^ Thurston (Gardmer), b. in Elmira, N. Y., Nov. 13, 1864; m., Feb. 21,

Online LibraryBrown ThurstonThurston genealogies → online text (page 42 of 107)