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S365+Mary, b. May 17, 1779; m. Isaac Runnels; Lydia, n.m. ; Betsey, m., by Elder
Uriah Morrison, Nov. 23, 1810, Jonathan Grant of Gilmanton; Phebe, m.,
by Rev. Isaac Smith, Oct. 11, 1S04, Nathan Hatch of Gilmanton; Martha,
n.m. ; Hannah, n.m. ; Eleanor, n.m. ; Abigail, n.m.

Children of Samuel.

5366-fMiles, b. Dec. 13, 1821 ; m. Eliza Ricker.

5367 Samuel, lived in Gloucester, Mass., Thomas, Annes.

5365

Mary Thurston, born May 17, 1779; married, 1798, Is.\ac Runnels, born
April 23, 1778, son of Isaac and Anna (Ham) Runnels of Barrington, N. H. He
was a farmer in Gilmanton and Gilford, N. H. She died Oct. 15, 1816. He mar-
ried, second, March 17, 1S17, Eunice Eaton of Tuftonboro, N. H., born in Mere-
dith, N. H., Nov. 30, 1784, died 1818; third, Feb. 28, 1820, Sophia Leavitt of Gil-
manton, born Dec. 15, 1792, died Nov. 17,1846; fourth, November, 1847, Mrs.
Susan Weeks of Gilford, died 1862. He died at his daughter's, Mrs. Buzzell, Jan.
14, 1864. Children.

5368 Isaac (Runnels), b. June 2, 1800; a farmer in Gilmanton and Loudon, N.

H., Bennington, Vt., and Warrensville, 111. ; m. ist, Mehitable P. Sargent
of Loudon ; 2d, Mrs. Anna Vaughn ; five children.

5369 Lydia (Runnels), b. July 26, 1801 ; m., 1842, Levi Lovett of Laconia, N. H.

She was deaf and dumb, but enabled to lead a very useful life.

5370 Molly (Runnels), b. April 26, 1803; m., 1826, Samuel Brown, a farmer in Gil-

manton and Northfield, N. H. ; d. Aug. 2, 1837 ; five children.

5371 Samuel (Runnels), b. April 13, 1806; d. young.

5372 Betsey Thurston (Runnels), b. Oct. 3, 1808; m., 1833, Elias Smith Buzzell, a

farmer in Sanbornton, N. H. ; seven children.

5373 Lucinda (Runnels), b. June 29, 1810; killed by mill logs with her brother.

5374 John (Runnels), b. April 15, 1812; m. ist, 1S31, Sally Oilman of Sanborn-

ton ; 2d, 1839, Artemisia Stewart Witcher of Northfield ; resided in North-
field and Sanbornton till 1869, then removed to Canterbury, N. H. ; 11 chil.

5375 Josiah (Runnels), b. Dec. 13, 1813; killed by mill logs, April 4, 1817.

5376 Josiah (Runnels), b. April 29, 1818; d. 1839.

5377 Julia Ann (Runnels), b. April 29, 1821.

5378 Freeman (Runnels), b. 1829; entered the U. S. army.

5379 Jesse Sanborn (Runnels), b. Jan. 27, 1830; name changed to Joseph George

Gerrish, and lived in Pittsfield, N. H.

5380 Almira Rachel (Runnels), b. Nov. 3, 1833.

5366

Miles Thurston {Samuel), son of Samuel and Ann (Foster) Thurston of Gil-
ford, N. H. ; born there Dec. 13, 1821 ; married, Feb. 13, 1843, Eliza Ricker, bom
in Dover, N. H., Feb. 11, 1824, daughter of James Shores and Eliza (Whitten)
Ricker of Alton, N. H. He is a farmer in Lynnfield Center, Mass., and a member
of the Methodist church. Previous to taking up his present residence he lived in
Alton and Tamworth, N. H., and in Peabody, Mass.

Children, born in Alton.

5381 Eliza Jane, b. Sept. 18, 1845; "i- ^^t, Sept. 18, 1861, Caleb Augustus Web-

ster of Peabody, Mass., her parents residing there at the time. He en-
listed in the army against the rebellion in August, 1862, took the swamp
fever, came home sick in June, 1863, and died a few days after. She re-
moved to Lynnfield Center, Mass., with her parents, and m. 2d, Jan. I,
1868, Robert Sweetser Henfield, a farmer. She had:



350 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

5382 Daniel Augustus (Webster), b. in Peabody, March 30, 1862.

5383 Joseph Stillman (Henfield), b. Nov. 8, 1868.

5384 Ethel Perkins (Henfield), b. June 12, 1876.

5385 James Melvin, b. April 22, 1847; m., Aug. i, 1868, Lydia Jane Sayward; he
was a wheelwright, residing in Woburn, and after in Peabody, Mass., where
he d. suddenly, Aug. 27, 1878. They had :
5386 Lillian Elma, b. Aug. 7, d. Aug. 18, 1869.
5387+ John Langdon, b. Jan. 26, 1850; m. Carrie Matilda Henfield.

5388 Eliza Melvina, b. Sept. 25, 1852; m., April 4, 1877, James Louis Tucker, a

farmer in Lynnfield Center.

5389 Daniel Lander, b. Nov. 6, 1854; d. Aug. 13, 1855.

5390 Caroline Maria, b. in Tamworth, N. H., Sept. 17, 1856; d. Sept. 23, 1858.

5391 Carrie Helen, b. in Peabody, Oct. 16, 1861.

5387

John Langdon Thurston (Miles, Satiuiel), son of Miles and Eliza (Ricker)
Thurston of Lynnfield Center, Mass.; born in Alton, N. H., Jan. 26, 1850; mar-
ried, May 2, 1870, Carrie Matilda Henfield, born Nov. 23, 1848, daughter of
Joseph and Elizabeth Green (Sweetsev) Henfield of Lynnfield Center. He is col-
lector in San Francisco, Cal., a member of the Congregational church. Before go-
ing to California he was conductor on trains running out of Boston, living in Dan-
vers and Lynn, Mass., and Portsmouth, N. H. They had :

5392 Edwin Langdon, b. in Danvers, March 5, 187 1.



5393 Sarah (or Sally) Thurston, born June 16,1778; married, in Gilmanton,
N. H., where most of her married life was spent, by Elder Richard Martin, Sept. 15,
1803, Hubbard Thompson, born in Holderness, N. H., April 22, 1782, one of a
large family, originally of Durham, but living chiefly in Holderness, N. H. The
family tradition is that she was from " down country," in the neighborhood of
Portsmouth, Durham, or Exeter. She died in Danville, Vt., two weeks after the
birth of her daughter, Sept. 19, 1811, aged 35.

Children, born in Gilmanton.

5394 Elizabeth (Thompson), b. June 28,1804; m. Alanson Curtis ; she d. Nov.

20, 1867, leaving a da. Mary Jane (Curtis), who m. Myron Dodge of Hume,
N. Y., and a son Horace (Curtis), who m., in Vermontville, Mich., Miss
Martin, and have Harriet (Curtis), grad. from Oberlin, and is a teacher in
Wellesley, Mass.

5395 Hubbard (Thompson), b. Dec. 13, 1806; m. Lydia Dexter; had a da. Eliza

(Thompson) in Ohio; he d. in 1834 or 5.

5396 Sarah (Thompson), b. Nov. 23, 1807 ; m. Sylvester Wait ; she d. at Pine Hill,

N. Y., 1876. They had Thompson (Wait), living at or near Pine Hill ; a da.
Elvira (Wait), m. Root, d. some years since, and Smith (Wait), d., n.m.

5397 Lorenzo Dow (Thompson), b. in Danville, Vt., April 21, 1809; m. Betsey Far-

ley; he d. in Center, Wis., May 23, i860; she d. July 21, 1885. They had:

5398 Mary (Thompson), b. in Stafford or Morganville, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1837 ; m.

Elias Fockler of Edgarton, Wis., 1858, and had Irene (Fockler), b.
Oct. I, i860, private sec. to Miss Frances E. Willard, Evanston, 111.;
Bertie (Fockler), b. 1865, and a son who d. young.

5399 Orlin Thurston (Thompson), b. about 1840; living in Eden, Dakota; n.m.

5400 Alice (Thompson), b. in Janesville, Wis., Oct., 1846; m. Joseph Warner

of Eden, and have two daughters and two sons.
5401 Hannah Thurston (Thompson), b. Sept. 5, 1811 ; m., in LeRoy, N. Y., Feb.
4, 1836, Harvey Brace, b, near Marietta, O., July 14, 1801, lived in Janes-
ville, Wis. ; she d, Nov. 4, 1854, he d. Aug. 14, 1875. They were, and all
their children are members of the Cong, church, and nearly all have been
active in religious philanthropic work. They had :



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 35 1

5402 Sarah Minerva (Brace), b. in Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1837; grad. from

Baraboo Female Sem., Wis., 1861, a lady of literary taste and activity
as teacher in Baraboo and Milwaukee, Wis., and Evanston, 111. ; corre-
spondent for several journals, including the Andover Review; author
of "In and Around Berlin," published in Chicago 1889, and conjointly
with her husband of " Service in the King's Guards," published in Bos-
ton 1S91 ; has crossed the Atlantic twice, visiting most of the countries
of Europe, England and France; m., in Janesville, April iS, 1867, Rev.
Smith Norton, b. in Madison, Me., Apr. 18, 1824; grad. from Oberlin
1855 and Oberlin Theo. Sem. 1858.

5403 Frances Helen (Brace), b. in Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 11, 1838; grad.

with her sister Sarah M. 1861 ; a teacher before marriage in Milwaukee,
Chicago, Boston, and Wellesley college; has made a specialty of the
study of the History of Art ; owns a valuable art library and many
thousand art photographs ; went abroad with her husband in 1888, and
spent three years in Europe, Constantinople and Asia Minor; has writ-
ten somewhat for the public press; m., in Evanston, 111., July 9, 1884,
Prof. Joseph Emerson, dd., ll.d., prof, of Greek inr Beloit college,
Wis., 43 years, b. in Norfolk, Ct., May 28, 1821, grad. from Yale 1841,
from Andover after.

5404 Marshall Philemon (Brace), b. in Rochester, Mich., Dec. 21, 1842; served

in the war against the rebellion in the 43d Wis. reg. 1864-5; member
Thomas Post G. A. R., Chicago; m., in Janesville, Wis., Jan. i, 1868,
Lucy Ellen Clark, b. in Whitefield, N. H., Aug. 21, 1846; is a spe-
cial agent for the Hartford Steam Boiler Ins. and Insp. Co. in Chicago,
111. They have: George Marshall (Brace), b. May, 29, 1869, grad.
from Beloit college 1891 ; Minerva Emily (Brace), b. Jan. 3, 1871, d.
Dec. 2, 1875; Lulu Kathleen (Brace), b. Sept. 27, 1872, d. Mar. 9, 1874;
Helen Mabel (Brace), b. Oct. 9, 1874, d. Nov. 21, 1S75; Maria Clark
(Brace), b. Oct. 22, 1879.

5405 Calista Elizabeth (Brace), b. do., Feb. 7, 1845; "">•> "'' Evanston, 111., Aug.

13, 1879, Haskett Derby P. Bigelow, b. in Groton, Mass., Jan. 15, 1816,
gen. agent for the northwest of the Hartford Steam Boiler Ins. and
Insp. Co., treas. Nat. Temp. Hospital in Chicago.

5406 Amanda Hannah Maria (Brace), b. in Janesville, Wis., Dec. 16, 1849;

lives in Chicago.

5407 Harriet Ella (Brace), b. do., Feb. 4, 1S52 ; m., in Chicago, July 6, 1881,

Henry M. Lemon, special agent for the Hartford Steam Boiler Ins. Co.
in Chicago. They have : Harvey Brace (Lemon), b. in Chicago, Apr.
23, 188?.



5408 Ebenezer Thurston of Hopkinton, N. H., son of and Miriam
(Judkms) Thurston; married, in Concord, N. H., Dec. 16, 1799, Mary Merrill
of Hopkinton. He was tax6d in Hopkinton from 1806 to 1813; enlisted in the war
of 1812, was wounded at the battle of Plattsburg, and died from the effects of the
wound. She died i860. Children.

5409 True, d. at Cape Cod, Mass. ; Benjamin, d. in Boston, Mass. ; Lucinda, d.

young, in Concord, N. H. ; Hannah, d. in Boscawen, N. H., about 1872;
Miriam, m. Moses Putney of Plopkinton ; moved to Illinois, and died
there ; Juda.



5410 JosiAH Thurston, a farmer in South Wolfboro, N. H. ; m. ; she

died Aug. 2, 1857, he d, March 4, 1867. Children.

5411 Benjamin Emerson, b. 181 1 ; d. 18S7 ; m. Susan Brown, d., and had Martha,

b. 1859, m. Samuel Moulton.

5412 James, b. 1816; m. Malinda Swain, and had Ashelu, m., d., and Frank, m., d.

5413 Luissa Ann, b. 1S19; m. Elbridge G. Haven; she d.



352 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

5414 Mary Jane, b. July 11, 1821 ; m. T. G. U. Fisher; she d. Sept., 1867.

5415 Harriet Augusta, b. Aug. 28, 1824; m. Charles F. Parker, in South Roches-

ter, N. H.

5416 Richard Parker, b. Oct. 12, 1826; d. March 12, 1854; m. Rebecca Drake,

and had Charles E., b. March 28, 1853, d. Aug. 8, 1857.

5417 Charles Wesley, b. 1828; m. ist, Mercy Dixon, d. ; 2d, Amanda Dixon.

5418 Caroline Elizabeth b. July 28, 1831 ; m., Oct. 11, 1857, James SmithWent-

worth, b. Nov. 22, 1836, son of John and Abigail (Gerrish) Wentworth;
sexton in South Boston, Mass. Children : Walter Emerson (Wentworth),
b. Dec. 9, 1858; janitor in Boston. Lewis Henry (Wentworth), b. Oct.
23, 1861 ; grad. from Bates college 1886; clerk in Boston. Clarence Ed-
ward (Wentworth), b. Feb. 6, 1864; d. April 16, 1865. Evan Parker
(Wentworth), b. Feb. 23, 1867 ; trav. salesmanin So. Boston. Carrie
Elizabeth (Wentworth), b. June 5, 1872; d. Sept. 5, 1873.



5419 jAMf:s Thurston, a farmer in Stratham, N. H. ; m. Ann , and had

(i) Betsey, died, n.m. ; (2) Nancy, m. Thomas Chase, a farmer in Wolfboro, N.
H. ; (3) Sally, m. Richard Rust, b. April 2, 1782, a farmer in Wolfboro, d. Oct.
7, 1807, having had Lucy Parker (Rust), b. April 11, 1807, m. John Fisher Clough,
b. 1800, a merchant in Laconia, N. H., d. 1S57 ; she d. Apr. 24, 1888. They had:
Eliza, Albert, Susan, and Mary E. (Clough), who m., Sept. 17, 1856, C. W. Win-
gate, a merchant in Farmington, N. H., where her mother resided; (4) Josiah, b.
May 30, 1784, a farmer in So. Wolfboro, m. Abigail Emerson, b. April £i, 1787,
and had Benjamin Emerson, James, Luissa Ann, Mary Jane, Harriet Augusta,
Richard Parker and Charles Wesley.



5420 John Thurston, born June 22, 1775; married Abigail Tripp, born Nov.

15, 1782. Children.

5421 Betsey, b. April 29, 1801.

5422 Mariam, b. April 28, 1803.

5423 Arisa, b. Nov. 11, 1805.

5424-l-David, b. April 9, 1808 ; m. Catherine Fuller.

5425 Alfred, b. May 4, 1810.

5426 Amanda, b. June 11, 1812; m. Gager, in Boerne, Texas.

5427 John, b. July 14, 1814.

5428 Abigail, b. Oct. 10, 18 16.

5429 Thomas, b. Oct. 10, 1818.

5430 Louisa, Id. April 10, 182 1.

5431 Mahala, b. Feb. 6, 1829.

5424

David Thurston {John}, son of John and Abigail (Tripp) Thurston of Barker,
N. Y. ; born there April 9, 1808; married, Jan. 5, 1832, Catherine Fuller, born
in Barker, July 11, 1812. He was a farmer in York, 111., going there in 1S36, when
the country was new, the Indians, deer and wolves roaming unmolested over the
prairies. The soil was deep and good, magnificent groves of timber, with pure
water, and he settled upon it with no capital to start with, but by industry and fru-
gality made a comfortable home and a competence for himself and his family. He
was a justice of the peace, a member of the Methodist church, class leader, and
superintendent of the Sunday-school for twenty-eight years ; respected and beloved
by all who knew him. In 1870 he retired from business and moved to FuUersburg,
111., died May 5, 1880, and she resides with her daughter, Mrs. Dr. Frank, in Chi-
cago, 111. Children.

5432 Jacob, b. in Barker, N. Y., Oct. 17, 1832; d. in York, 111., Jan. 8, 1861.

5433 Abby, b. in Barker, Sept. 27, 1834; m. ist, March 14, 1854, Philander Torode,

b. in Elmhurst, 111., a farmer in Downer's Grove, 111., member of the Epis.
church, supt. of Sunday-school ; after a hotel keeper in Hinsdale, 111. ; he



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 353

d. March 28, 1885; 2d, 1886, Roswell O. Curtiss, a retired farmer in
Downer's Grove, member of the Baptist church. She liad :

5434 Candice, b. in Barker, Feb. 3, 1836; m., Feb. 2, 1855, Benjamin B. Frost,

in Savanna, 111. ; he d. Nov. 8, i860. They had 2 children, both died.

5435 Louisa, b. in York, March 28, 1838; m., Nov. 15, 1855, Edmund Fish, b. in

York, May 10, 1834, a farmer and stockman, raising Cleveland and Clydes-
dale horses in Hawk Eye, la., where they settled in 1856. They have :

5436 Willis (Fish), b. April 6, 1858; a farmer in Bethel, la. ; m.. May 17, 1879,

Lusett Whorley, and have Jud (Fish), b. 1S80.

5437 Charles (Fish), b, Oct. 31, i860; a farmer in Waucoma, la.; m., Feb.

17, 1886, Maggie Doyle. They have: Leona (Fish), b. 1887.

5438 Katherine (Fish), b. Aug. 20,1865; rn., April 8,1886, Charles Pitts, a

farmer in Bethel ; no children.

5439 Cora (Fish), b. April 10, 1868; m., Feb. 27, 1890, George Murphy, a.

farmer in Bethel, la.

5440 Eddie and Lottie (Fish), twins, b. April 10, 1872.

5441 Jesse (Fish), b. March 25, 1879.

5442 Harriet A., b. in York, Sept. 28, 1840; m. ist, Allen G. Wright, a farmer

and teacher; he d. ; 2d, Josiah Coolidge, an architect and builder in Val-
lejo, Cal. ; a member of the Episcopal church.

5443 Olive, b. in York, Sept. 4, 1842; m. Dr. John G. Frank, a physician with

large practice in Chicago, 111., a member of the Lutheran church.

5444 Sarah A., b. in York, Jan. 11, 1846; m. Henry Wright, a farmer in Wat-

seka. 111., member of the Christian church.

5445 David W. B., b. in York, Feb. 6, 1849; ^ farmer; m. Mary McAllister;

he d. Nov. 5, 1874.

5446 Mahala. b. in York, Oct. 18. 1851 ; m. L. Forrel, a blacksmith.

5447 Adelaide, b. in York, Jan. 8, 1S54 ; m. Theoron Sedgwick, editor of the

Times in York, Neb. ; members of the Cong'l church.



5448 Shuah Thurston of Epping, N. H., born Feb. 8, 1748; married, Dec.
14, 1769, Andrew Freese, born Oct. i, 1747, son of Jacob Freese of Epping,
born Oct. 10, 1716, died April 20, 1780. He- went to Deerfield, N. H., Oct. 19,
1773, died Oct. 19, 1814. Children.

5449 Sarah (Freese), b. Oct. 11, 1771; d. Oct. 27, 1772.

5450 Sarah (Freese), b. May 23, 1774; m. Isaiah Langley of Andover, and had

Dudley F. (Langley), who went to St. Paul, Minn. ; she d. Feb. 6, 1853.

5451 Anne (Freese), b. Aug. 7, 1776; m. James Tucker of Deerfield, and had

Charles, Harriet, Dudley F., Eliza, Franklin G. and John T. (Tucker);
d. Aug. 27, 1849.

5452 Jacob (Freese), b. Oct. 29, 1778; m, Eunice James, and had:

5453 Andrew (Freese), m. Sally T. Jenness.

5454 Benjamin James (Freese), m. ist, Sally Merrill; 2d, Jones Canfield.

5455 Gordon (Freese), b. May 26, 1781.

5456 Dudley (Freese), b. Oct. 16, 1787.



5457 Benjamin Thurston, a farmer in Gilford, N. H., married Martha
Leavitt. Children.

5458+Miles Leavitt, m. Sarah Perkins.
5459 - I- Samuel.

5460 Benjamin, b. March 5, 1798.

5458

Miles Leavitt Thurston {Benjamin), son of Benjamin and Martha (Leavitt),
Thurston of Gilford, N. H. ; born there ; married Sarah Perkins. He was a
farmer, died, aged 60. Child.

5461 + Benjamin Perkins, b. July 15, 1801 ; m. Sally Macoy Goss.



354 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

5459

Samuel Thurston [Benjamin), brother of the preceding, and son of Benjamin
and Martha (Leavitt) Thurston of Gilford, N. H. He was a farmer, died, aged 88.

Children, born in Gilford.

5462 Minor; Comfort, m., Oct. 3, 1819, John D. Knowles of Gilmanton, N. H.

5463 Patty, m. Nov. 9, 1815, Miles Leavitt, both of Gilford.

5464 Lizzie, Sally, Benjamin.
5465-!- Samuel Somes.

5466 Thomas, left home when quite young and has not been heard from.

5467 Franklin, left home when quite young and has not been heard from.

5468 Ann; Mary, m. Stockbridge; in Alton, N. H.

5461

Benjamin Perkins Thurston {Miles Leavitt, Benjamin), son of Miles Leavitt
and Sarah (Perkins) Thurston of Gilford, N. H. ; born there July 15, 1801 ; mar-
ried, April 5, 1835, Sally Macoy Goss, born Aug. 11, 1809, daughter of John and
Abigail (Randall) Goss of Gilford. He was a farmer in Enfield, N. H., died April
24, 1863 ; she resides with her daughter, Mrs. Copp.

Children.

5469 Roxanna Sabrina, b. Sept. 9, 1S36; m., Sept. 9, 1855, Frank Philbrook Rand,
a farmer in Gilford Village, N. H., b. Oct. 4, 1832, son of Simon and Re-
becca (Oilman) Rand of Gilford. Children :

5470 Oscar Valorous (Rand), b. Nov. 25, 1864.

5471 Fred Austin (Rand), b. Nov. 10, 187 1.

5472 Sarah Jane, b. Feb. 29, 1844; m., March 31, 1861, Gust Aulando Copp, a

sawyer and lumberman in Gilford Village, b. in Bristol, N. H., May i, 1834,
son of Hazen and Betsey (Glover) Copp of Tilton, N. H. ; they are mem-
bers and stewards of the Methodist church.

5465

Samuel Somes Thurston {Samuel, Benjamin)^ son of Samuel. He is a boot-
maker in Gloucester, Mass.

Children, born in Alton, N. H.

5473 Betsey, b. 1847 ; m. Isaac Herrick.

5474 Arthur, b. 1849; a cigar manufacturer. 5475 Helen Verance.
5476 George, b. 1853; lives in Gloucester.



5477 Moses Thurston, married Betsey Filer, now living in E.xeter, N. H.
Their son, Charles Filer, says his father left his mother in Canada when he was
six years old and his brother George Almore one year old. He heard from him by
way of his uncle John, some years after, who reported he had married in Utica,
N. Y., and had three children. Moses told his brother John that his first wife was
dead, and he had put his son Charles Filer out to live. Charles says when he was
sixteen years of age his mother heard that her husband was married, and she mar-
ried, altho he opposed it all he could. Children :

5478 Charles Filer, b. in Stanstead, Lower Canada, Nov. 8, 1827 ; went to Phila-

delphia, Penn., when he was 21, and m., March 3, 1852, Elizabeth Shuster,
b. Jan. 27, 1835, da. of Samuel and Ann (Merrin) Shuster of Philadel-
phia. He went to California in 1861, and did pretty well in business; his
family came to him in 1868, did not like California, and returned to Phila-
delphia after five weeks. In 1869 he went to his family intending to stay,
but was not contented, and returned to San Francisco ; began to speculate
in stocks, and lost all he had made ; now a hackman ; his sons are in busi-
ness with him. Children :

5479 Charles Filer, b. in Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1852.

5480 George Washington, b. Nov. 19, 1854.



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 355

5481 Adelaide, b. May 8, 1857.

5482 Sallie, b. March 3, 1859; m., Dec. 3, 1886, Edward Benard, b. in France,

Jan. 2, 1843, a cook in San Francisco, Cal.

5483 Bessie, b. in San Francisco, March 13, d. April 16, 1877.

5484 Fred, b. in San Francisco, Sept. 17, 1879.

5485 Bessie, b. July 9, 1882.

5486 George Almore, b. in Barnsted, L. C, Feb., 1833; m. ; a carriagesmith in

Cambridge, Mass. They have: Charles, George A., clerk in Cambridge,
Florence.

Various records from Gilmanton, N. H.

5487 John Thurston of G. had a da. Lucy, b. May or Nov. 19, 1789; m., by Rev.

Isaac Smith, Feb. 3, 1814, Samuel Sanboiir, b. Dec. 5, 17S4, son of The-
ophilus Sanborn, and had Julia Ann, Samuel and Lucy (Sanborn).

5488 Samuel Thurston of G., m., April 11, 1775, Elizabeth, da. of Robert Moul-

ton, who came from Rye and settled in G. 1775.
5498 Samuel Thurston, b. about 1768, settled in G. 1791, d. 1822.

5490 Ambrose Thurston, enlisted in the revolutionary war Apr. i, 1777, for 3 years.

5491 James Thurston of G., was paid Nov. 17, 1762, ^68 2s. 6d. for iron work for

the grist-mill.

5492 John Thurston, d. in the field while mowing, July i, 1828, in G.

5493 Daniel Thurston of G. had a son who hung himself, aged 16.

5494 Joseph Thurston, m., by Elder H. D. Buzzell, Apr. 8, 1806, Olive Marsh,

both of G.

5495 Hannah Thurston, m., by Elder Uriah Morrison, Jan. 23, 1812, Ebenezer

Davis of Meredith, N. H.

5496 Abigail Thurston, m., by Elder H. D. Buzzell, Feb. 2, 1810, Henry Barton,

both of G.

From records of Gilford, N. H.

5497 Hannah Thurston, m., Nov. 20, 1S23, John Jewett, both of G.

5498 Elizabeth Thurston, m., Nov. 23, 1S26, Isaac Sanborn.

5499 Benjamin Thurston, m. March 31, 1833, Aphia Sleeper, both of G. — another

authority says she was from Alton, N. H., and he of Milton or Farming-
ton, N. H., and that he fell from a load of hay 1881 and died.

5500 Deborah Thurston, m., Nov. 27, 1834, Charles Webster.

5501 Martha Thurston, m., Oct. 4, 1840, Elisha J. Sanborn.

5502 Benjamin Thurston of G., d. about 1S72.

From Rockingham county, N. H., Probate Records.

5503 1788, Sally, da. of Jona. Thurston of Canterbury, gdn.

5504 1811, Sa.rah Thurston oi Rye, gdn., nou com/>os 7ne>i its.

5505 1818, John Thurston of Deerfield, gdn., spendthrift.

5506 1824, Nathaniel Thurston of Stratham, intestate.

5507 1829, Moses Thurston of Nottingham, intestate, Nancy, his widow, admx.

5508 1846, Elijah Thurston of Deerfield, testate, wife Abigail, execut.

5509 1S51, John W., son of Anna Thurston of Deerfield, gdn.

5510 1852, James Thurston of Exeter, intestate, Malinda D. Thurston, admr.

551 1 1863, Samuel D. Thurston of Epping, testate, widow Charlotte M., exec.

5512 1869, Ruth, wife of James Thurston of Epping, testate, children, Diadema J.

Alice E., Melvin, Ira, Daniel, and Roland Edwina.

5513 1872, Charlotte of Epping, intestate, William H. Thurston, adm.

5514 William H. Thurston of Raymond, N. H., m. Sarah Ann B. Maloon, b. Feb.

19, 1831, enlisted in the nth N. H. reg. Aug. 28, 1862, mustered out June
4, 1865.

5515 Gravestone, Swansea, Mass. Hannah Thurston, d. Oct. 2, 176S, in 89th yr.

5516 Lydia Thurston, m. in Sanford, Me., March 17, 1801, John Bean.



5517 Stephen Thurston, born in Concord, N. H., 1800; went to Belfast, Me.,
1820, and engaged in banking and lumbering ; retired 1870, moved to Chicago,
111., died 1872. He married, 1821, Rhoda Nash, born in Brattleboro, Vt., 1804.



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Children.

5518 Frank, b. 1825; a farmer in Belfast, Me., d. i860; m. Catherine McLaugh-
lin, b. 1826, d. 1876. They had :

5519 Alice, b. May 3, 1853; m. George P. Tukey, a merchant in Lynn, Mass.,

6 children.

5520 Frank, b. Oct. 22, 1S55; a farmer and stock raiser in Kernville, Cal. ; m.,

Nov. 16, 1880, and have Ida, b. 1882, Grace, b. 1886.

5521 Harry Rufus, b. Mar. 4, 1857; educated at Bucksport and Westbrook

seminaries, studied law with Hon. A. P. Jewell in Belfast, Me., ad-
mitted to the bar in Aroostook Co., Me., 1879, settled in Pittsburg,
Kan., and was police judge for three years; 1887 went to Fresno, Cal.;
April 22, 1889, to Guthrie, Oklahoma Ter., practicing law under firm
name of Thurston & Merrick; 1891 without company; m., Apr. 22,
1880, Julia A. Jones, b. in Missouri, April 5, i860, and have Frank W.,
b. 1882.

5522 Lucinda, b. 1827 ; m. Joseph Lovie, a farmer in Passumpsic, Vt., 4 children.



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