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5961 Christiana,' b. Sept. 5, 1795; n^- David Daniels.
5962-f-David,'' b. May 26, 179S; m. Esther Stanbrook.
5963 Nancy,' b. April 26, 1800; m. isc, Feb. 10, 1S19, William Radle, b. Dec. 21,

1795, d- Sept. 3, 1846; 2d, 1857, Rev. John L. Moor; he d. 1861. She had:

5964 David M. (Radle), b. May 20, 1S22; m., Feb. 5, 1843, Mary A. Hodge;

ten children ; P. O., Guy's Mills, Pa.

5965 Catherine C. (Radle), b. Sept. 20, 1823; m., Aug. 21, 1842, Jacob B. Hem-

ing ; ten children ; P. O., Cooperstown, Pa.

5966 Esther F. (Radle), b. June 7, 1826; m., Sept. 16, 1845, Vasey B. Jones;

d. July 20, 1S74; nine children; P. O., Eagleville, O.

5967 Tabitha F. (Radle), b. May 20, 1828; m., June 13, 1847, Luke Barlow;

four children ; P. O., Guy's Mills, Pa.

5968 William H. (Radle), b. Apr. 24, 1830; m. ist, Sept. 28, 1856, Emily Keep ;

2d, Nov. 24, 1866, Diana F. Franklin ; nine children, five living.

5969 James Taylor (Radle), b. March 12, 1832; m., Oct. 25, i860, Rhoda Sa-

mantha Hall. He is a farmer in Randolph, Pa. They have : Gillie
Mintadell (Radle), lives in Buckskin, O.

5970 Joanna (Radle), b. Jan. 31, 1835; m., Dec. 26, 1858, Corydon Alderman,

a farmer in Keepville, Pa., and had Sarah Dell, Orson Harry, Nancy
Luany, and John Corydon (Alderman).

5971 Reuben A. (Radle), b. July 27, 1S38; m., Nov. 8, 1861, Melissa A. Pat-

ten ; four children ; P. O., Florid, 111.

5972 Freeman Thurston (Radle), b. Feb. 11, 1842; m., Jan. 10, 1865, Sarah A.

McFadden; one child; P. O., Townville, Pa.

5973 John N. (Radle), b. Jan. 28, 1845; ^■> Dec. 22, 1870, Juliette Guy; one

child; P. O., Guy's Mills, Pa. (Four others, d. in infancy.)
5974 Esther,' b. July 12, 1802; m. Rev. Volney Jones, of the United Brethren

church ; d. March 15, 1844.
5975-fIsrael,' b. Nov. 4, 1804; m. ist, Almira Smith; 2d, Joanna Phillips.

5976-f Lewis Taylor,' b. Jan. 8, 1S08 ; m. Matilda .

5977 Jennet M.,' b. Feb. 1 1, 181 1 ; m. Lemuel Smith ; at Sugar Lake, Pa.

5776

Samuel Thurston ^ {Israeli jfohn,'^ Benjamin,^ Joseph,^ John '),
brother of the preceding, and son of Israel and Christina (Pang-
burn) Thurston of Rahway, N. J.; born there March 6, 1766; mar-
ried, 1791, Hannah Kelley of Rahway. She died July 22, 1840.
He was a farmer in Sunbury, Penn., and Mixersville, Ind,, where he



POSTERITY OF JOHN THURSTON. 387

purchased one hundred and sixty acres of government land in 18 16,
cleared a farm from the forest, and was in comfortable circumstances
when, March 23, 1823, as he was returning on Sunday from the Bap-
tist church, of which he was a member, he was killed by an ash tree
falling upon him. They were both buried in Indian Creek burial
grounds, Butler county, Ohio.

Children.

5978 Sarah, ^ b. Feb. 3, 1792 ; m., May 7, 1809, William Brady. He was a farmer,

and d. i860; she d. Aug. 26, 1866. They had: Joun P. (Brady) ; Samuel
(Brady), m. Maria Louise Thiuston [no. ], in Riley, O. ; Rachel

(Brady); Mary A. (Brady), d. young; Joseph (Brady), a lawyer, d. 1862;
Emeline (Brady) ; Eliza (Brady), d. young.

5979 Anna,'' b. Dec. 26, 1798; m., 1823, Thomas Flint, b. Jan. 8, 1799, a farmer in

Bath, Ind., justice of the pe„ce; both members of the Baptist church.
He d. Jan. 17, 1851 ; she d. Dec. i, 1872. They had:

5980 Sarah Jane (Flmt), b. July 13, 1823; m., Feb. 2, 1843, Caleb Barnum, a

millwright in MLxe'-sville, Ind. ; both members of the Baptist church ;
she d. 18S7; twelve children.

5981 Samuel (Flint), b. Aug. 10, 1824; a farmer in Bath ; d. May 17, 1848; n.m.

5982 John (Flint), b. Oct. 28, 1825 ; a carpenter in Bath ; d. April 24, 1856; n.ia.

5983 Harriet (Flint), b. April i, 1827; member Baptist church; d. Feb. i, 1846.

5984 Elizabeth (Flint), b. i\prU 19, 1829; m., July 25, 1851, Charles Speirs, a

farmer in Sigoi'rney, la.; she d. 1890, leaving 3 children; he m. a^ain.

5985 Mahlon (Flint), b. Oct. ' 13, 1830; a farmer in Bath, P. O. MLxersvllle,

Ind.; m., Aug. 3, 1854, Hannah E. Stinger; eleven children.

5986 Phillis (Flint), b. May 28, 1832 ; m., Jan. 26, i8f o, James R. Speirs, a

farmer in Martinsburg, la. ; sewed thr^e years in the war agamst the
rebellion, lost his health ; both members of Pres. church ; no children.

5987 Oliver (Flint), b. Oct. 11, 1834; a farmer and teacher H Iowa; m., March,

1856, Nancy Ruggles; he d. Nov. 22, 1858; one child.

5988 William (Flint), b. Jan, 19, 1837 ; a fa'-mer in Billingsville, Ind. ; m., Jan.,

185S, Beulah White; he d. Jan. i, 1864.
59S9 Peter (Fl"it), twin, b. March 6, 1839; a farmer and member of Baptist
ch. in Summitville, Ind.; m., April, 1864, Mary Weaver; two children.
5990 Mary (Flint), twin, b. March 6, 1839; m.-, July 3, 1856, James W. Doly,
a carpenter in Bath ; eight childre-i.
5991-I- William,'' b. Aug. 12, 1799; '■"• Mary Telfor.
5992-l-Oliver Patton,^ h. Oct. 21, 1802 ; m. Maria L. Flint.
5993 Mary,' b. Jan. 22, 1805 ; m. William Bake. They had :

5994 Elizabeth (Bake), m. Price Farr.

5995 John (Bake), m. Mary Miller in Contreras, O.

5996 Samuel (Bake), m. Harriet Nutt.

5997 Perry (Bake), m. Ma:-y E. Stephens.
599S Andrew J. (Bake), d., aged 8.

5999 Clarissa (Bake), m. Abraham Jones.

6000 Henry (Bake), m. .

6001 Jacob (Bake), m. Anna Davis.

6002 Julia (Bake), m. Francis Morrical.

6003 Sarah A. (Bake), m. Philip Morrical.

6004 James K. (Bake), m. Cynthia Shultz.

6005 Phebe (Bake), d., aged 17.

6006 Isaac,' b. Nov. 27, 1806; m. Rhoda Lee, da. of Abraham Lee, one of the
original surveyors of Indiana. He was a farmer and member of the Bap-
tist church, d. Nov. 14, 1864, and she soon after, leaving:
6007 Abraham Lee,* b. Feb. 25, 1830; m. Grizilla Henderson Thurston [no.
] ; a Baptist minister in Scipio, O. ; 1883 in Williamsburg, Mich. ;
attended district school winters and Ohio Wesleyan University sum-
mers, but health failing was obliged to give up both. Said to be one ol
the best orators in the state, and was invited to deliver the oration at
Sherman, Mich., July 4, 1883.



388 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

6008 Rhoda,'^ b. Dec. 7, 1838; m. John Updike of Whitcomb, Ind,; d, 1871.
They had: John, Benjamin (Updike).

6009 Rebecca/ b. Aug. 2, 180S; m. John Thurston [no. 6,026].

6010 Benjamin/ d. in infancy.

601 1 David/ d. in infancy.

6012 John ^ and three others, d. in infancy. . \

5777

John Thurston^ (/srae/,^ John,'^ Benjaviin,^ Joseph,^ yoh?i^),
brother of the preceding, and son of Israel and Christina (Pangburn)
Thurston of Rahway, N. J.; born there Jan. 11, 1768; married
Mary Mars of Rahway, born Jan. 27, 177 1. She died Nov. 19,
1813. He was a weaver and farmer in Northumberland, Penn.

Children.

6013 William,^ b. Nov. 20, 1785; m. Anna Dull; a farmer in Lawrenceburg, Ind.,

d. 1S14; she d. 1837. They had:

6014 Catherine,^ b. 1807 ; m. Benjamin Darland.

6015 Martha,*' b. Dec. 12, 1808; m. Job Canara; he d. 1863.

6016 Abraham,** b. Feb. 9, 1810; a carpenter in Camden, O. They had: Rob-
' ert Grimes,' b. Dec. 25, 1S45; nm.; Nancy,' b. May 15, 1851 ; n.m. ;

Addison Carl,' b. June 10, 1853 ; n.m.

6017 John P.,* b. 181 1 ; killed in the Mexican war 1836.

6018 Rose Ann,** b. 1S13; m. John Westerman.
60 1 9-|- Israel," b. April 3, 1788; m. Nancy Ely.

C ',0 Mahala," b. March 17, 1790; d. young.

6o2i-f-Moses,' b. June i, 1793; i^- Hannah Hankerson Parker.

6022 Christina," b. April 17, 1794.

6023 Jane," b. Jan. 10, 1796; m. George Haines; she d. Nov. 23, 1863, in Salla-

dasburg, Penn.; he d. about 1868. Had: John Thurston (Haines);
Peter Mars (Haines) ; George Washington (Haines), in the war against
the rebellion, wounded, taken prisoner, and d. in Richmond, Va., 1863;
William Pence (Haines), resides in Salladasburg ; Mahlon C. (Haines),

d. 1876; Mary Elizabeth (Haines), m. Dandois of Saladasburg;

Stephen Henry (Haines), res. in Salladasburg; James Marion (Haines), d,
in Indian Ter.

6024 Martha," b. Dec. 24, 1798; lived in Danville, Penn. ; n.m.

6025 Mars," \ twins, born ) d. same day.

6026+ John," ( April 11, 1800; j m. Rebecca Thurston.

6027 Mary," b. Oct. 11, 1802; m. William Pence, went west, and not heard from.
6028+Levi Bright," b. March 5, 1805; m. ist, Sarah Shurr; 2d, Elizabeth Rhodes
Bastress.

6029 Amelia," b. May 11,1807; m. ist. Mahlon Kase, d. June, 1849; 2d, Alex-

ander Mears, d. 1863. She lived in Columbia Co., Penn. ; 11 children.

6030 Jeanette Ely," b. Aug. 19, 1S09; d. young.

6031 Cornelius," b. July 9, 181 1 ; d., aged 13.

6032 Sarah Ann," twin, b. Nov. 18, 1813; m. Jacob Millham, a blacksmith and

farmer in Mooresburg, Penn. Children :

6033 Francis (Millham), b. Dec. 25, 1S42; m. Ann Maus ; they reside near

Mooresburg.

6034 Martha Jane (Millham), b. April 9, 1846; m., Feb., 1865, George Dee-
bert of Schuylkill county, Penn.

6035 Gilbert D. (Millham), b. July 18, 1848.

6036 Ruth A. (Millham), b. Nov. 20, 1850; m., Nov., 1872, Alfred M. Robin-

son, a clerk near Mooresburg. 1

6037 Sarah E. (Millham), b. Feb. 17, 1852 ; m., Nov., 1873, William C. Gibson.
603S Israel (Millham), b. Jan. 16, 1854.

6039 John W. (Millham), b. July 4, 1S55; m. Elizabeth Jane Hopples of
Milton, Penn.
6040 Samuel Moore," twin, b. Nov. 18, 1813; m. Mary Ann Appleman, b. Nov. 5,
1816. He was a farmer, moved to Stryker, O., 1849, ^- -^iig- ^6, same
year. They had :



POSTERITY OF JOHN THURSTON. 389

6041 Sarah Margaret,^ b. Oct. 11, 1S37; m., in Benton, Penn., Aug. 22, 1857,

Elisha Hess Knorr, b. June 16, 1836; a carpenter and farmer in.
Stryker, O., and Mt. Pleasant, la. ; she d. Oct. 18, 1S65, and he m. his
wife's sister, Harriet E., and returned to Stryker. They had: Samuel
Clarence (Knorr), b. Sept. 24, 1858, d. Oct. 18, 1S65; Mathias Grant
(Knorr), b. Aug. 6, d. Nov. 7. 1864; William Barclay (Knorr), b. Dec.
19, i860, d. Feb. 23, 1865.

6042 Joanna Catherine,* b. July 9, 1839; m. Fst, Feb. 8, 1865, William Camp,

and had Mary Josephene (Camp), b. Dec. 12, 1866; 2d, Joseph Juber,
a laborer in Burr Oak, Mich. ; he was drowned, leaving one son, Charles
(Juber), b. April i, 1875; she resides in Fayette, O.

6043 Mathias,* b. Sept. 15, 1841 ; m., Feb. 4, 1864, Sarah Boyers, b. April 17,

1845. "^^^^ °f John and Margaret (Shorts) Boyer of Stryker, O. He is
a farmer, and breeder of Poland China swine, near Stryker; enlisted
Aug. 15, 1861, in the 38th Ohio reg. ; with Gen. Schoeff in all his cam-
paigns in Kentucky ; at Camp Wild Cat, where the rebel general, Zol-
likoffer was routed, followed him to Mill Springs, where he was killed ;
in the 14th army corps under Gen. Rosecrans, with Gen. Thomas as
division commander, in the battles of Stone River, Murfreesboro, Tenn.,
Pittsburg Landing and Corinth, Miss., Perrysville, Ky., Chickamauga
and Chattanooga, Tenn. ; saw the battle at Lookout mountain, Gen.
* Howard fighting above the clouds, and next day participated in the
storming of Mission Ridge, where he received the only wound he had
during the war; re-enlisted Dec. 11, 1863, as a veteran at Chattanooga,
and was at the siege of Atlanta, Ga., the battle of Booonesboro, Tenn. ;
with Sherman in his march to the sea; at Raleigh, N. C, where Johns-
ton surrendered ; marched to Richmond and Washington at the grand
review of the army; thence to Louisville, Ky., where he was mustered
out; thence to Cleveland, O., where he was discharged July 25, 1865,
having served nearly four years. Child:
6044 Florrie May,^ b. July 25, 1867; m., Sept. 2, 1886, Charles Benedict
Cramer, a carpenter in Stryker, O., b. Aug. 10, 1S61, son of Jacob
and Elizabeth Thankful (Denison) Cramer of Stryker. They
have: Gertrude (Cramer), b. Nov. 27, 1SS6; Orville Jay (Cramer),
b. Aug. 7, 1889.

6045 John,* b. Jan. x, 1844; d. Feb. 21, 1864.

6046 George Washington,* b. Jan 18, 1S46; d. .in infancy.

6047 Samuel Levi,* b. May 15, 1848; d. Oct. 10, 1865.

6048 Harriet Elizabeth,* b. March 11,1850; m., Dec. 31,1868, Elisha Hess

Knorr, former husband of her deceased sister; both members of the
Methodist church. He d. July 4, 1878, and she m. 2d, Oct. 19, 1882,
Richard Ramsay Christy, a farmer near Evansport, O., b. Dec. 24,
1848, in Huron County, O. She had : Elmer Ellsworth (Knorr), b.
Nov. 12, 1869, d. Jan. 18, 1S79; Cora Louetta (Knorr), b. July 15,
1871, d. Jan. 19, 1879; George Emmett (Knorr), b. April 21, 1874;
Lydia Ann (Knorr), b. March 26, 1878.

5778

Moses Thurston ^ {Isz-ael,^ John,'^ Benjamin,^ jfoseph,^ jfohn '),
brother of the preceding, and son of Israel and Christina (Pangburn)
Thurston of Rahway, N. J.; born there May 9, 1770; married, first,
Catherine Bottenhamer,, born April 18, 1778, died July 12, 1819;
second, Elizabeth Chester. He was a weaver in Rushton, Penn.,
member of the Baptist church, died Sept. 22, 1848.

Children.

6049-I- William," b. May 25, 1795; m. Margaret Campbell.

6050 Elizabeth,'' b. Aug. 4, 1796; m., Sept. lo, 1819, Stephen Kelley; d. Jan. 29,

1853-

6051 James,' b. Sept. 5, 1801 ; a shoemaker; d. Feb. 7, 1827; n.m.



390 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

6o52-(-Asa,'' ( twins, born ) m. ist, Susan Jordan; 2d, Sarah Heller.

6053 Samuel," j July 27, 1S03; ) m. Persing; a shoemaker in Sunbury, Penn. ;

d. March 29, 1870; no children.
6cs4+Sylvanus,'' b. Feb. 9, 1806.
6055-I- Israel,' b. Dec. 18, 180S; m. Abigail Persing.
6os6 Rebecca,' b. Jan. 4, 1810; m. Jacob Yarda ; d. 1869.
6057 Mary," b. Feb. 28, 1S12; m. George Persing; d. Oct. 4, 1862.
6o5S-f-Matthias Howard," b. May 14, 1814; m. Eliza Jane Summerville.

5779

Flavel Thurston ^ (^Israel,^ yohn,'< Benjamin,^ jfoseph,^ jfohn '),
brother of the preceding, and son of Israel and Christina (Pang-
burn ) Thurston of Rahway, N. J.; born there 1772; married, Jan.
14, 1794, Mary Magdalene Bottenhamer, born in Rushton, Penn.,
March 13, 1776. She died Dec. 25, 1838. He was a weaver in
Franklin county, Ind.. from 1822 till 1848, when he went to Shelby-
ville, Ind., and lived with his children, died April 13, 1853.

Children.

6059+ Peter," m. Sarah Matlock.

6060 Jane," m. James Quick, and had Edward, Nancy and [ames (Quick) and

two others.
6061+Moses,' m. Martha Willet.

6062-l-John,'' m. 1st, Catherine Baker ; 2d, Isabel .

6063-I- Samuel," m. Rebecca Ketchman.
6064+ Lewis," b. Jan. i, 1806; m. Martha Burch.
6o6c-|-Jesse," b. April i, 180S ; m. Harriet Updike.
6o66-i-Enos,'^ m. Mary J. Babbs.

6067 + David," b. Nov. ir, 181 1 ; m. Lourinda Laing.

6068 Jacob," m. Sarah Hart. They have: Alford,^ d., Isaac, ^ Mary,^ Sarah,^

Mahlon,^ Josephus,^ d., Peter,* d.
6o69-|-Levi,'' b. March 24, 1820 ; m. Clarissa Jane Updike.

5780

John Flavel Thurston ^ {Flavel,^ John,'^ Benjamin,^ Joseph,^
jfohn '), only son of Flavel Thurston of Rahway, N. J. ; born there
1778 ; married, in New York city, March 28, 1800, Martha Hopper,
born Aug. 18, 1778. She died April 12, 1865, and was buried in the
Hopper burying-ground at Long Branch, N. Y. He was a mason in
Rahway, spent the winters in Savannah, Ga., and died there 1818.

Children. '

6070 John Hopper," b. July 6, 1801 ; d. Aug. 19, 1803.

6071 Edgar Mandelbert," b. June 13, 1804; m. 1st, Mary Elizabeth Rusher; she

d. 1835; 2d, May 17," 1837, Jane Doty Chivvis, b. Sept. 17, 1811, da. of
Cornelius and Mary H. I. (Doty) Chivvis. He was a shipbuilder in Brook-
lyn, N. Y. ; no children.
6072-f Abraham Hopper," b. Oct., 1809; m. Mrs. Matilda (Anthony) Freeman.

5785

Ezra Thurston^ (^yames,'= Daniel,;^ Daniel,^ Joseph^ yohn'^), son
of James Thurston of near Poughkeepsie, N. Y. ; married, first,
Mary Wentworth, daughter of William and Mary (Tucker) Went-
worth of Lisbon, Conn. ; second, Phebe Hurd, daughter of Josiah
and Phebe ( Wentworth) Hurd of Sterling, Conn. ; third, in Hart-
ford, Conn., Sally Gilbert. They lived in Dutchess county, N.



POSTERITY OF JOHN THURSTON. 39I

Y., 1776. One son was bound out to a clergyman in Dutchess
•county, and no further knowledge of Mr. Thurston has been found ;
died in Schenectady, N. Y.

Children.

■6073 Ezra," b. in Connecticut 1773; moved to Schenectady, N. Y., 1817 ; m. Sub-
mit Howe ; he d. 1840,. Children:

6074 George Hurd,^ b. in Vernon, Vt., 1810; a Presbyterian ; m. ist, Erzela

Derby, d. ; 2d, Chloe Durkee ; 'he d. about 1875; ^'''^ ^i^- -d> Horace
Chapin. They have : Alvah,' m. and has a son ; Helen,' Elizabeth,'
MarioH.'

6075 John Scott,* b. do.; in religion a Christian; m. Phebe Pierce; he d.

about i83o; a son, Milton P.,' m., and has a son; Eunice.'

6076 Josiah Howe,^ b. in Schenectady, N. Y. ; a Presbyterian ; m. Jane Har-

roun ; 2 daughters, both m.

6077 Thaddeus W.,** b. do. ; a Methodist ; m. Minerva Carlton, and have Wil-

liam,' Clara,' Mary,' Eliza.'

6078 Elizabeth Arabel,^ b. in Vernon, Vt., April 2, 1813; m., Oct. 20, 1832,

William Gould, in Marshalltown, la., a Methodist, d. Sept. 2, 1885,
aged 78, son of William and Mehitable (Morgan) Gould of Scotch de-
scent. She says her parents were christians, but not church meml^ers.
He rose early and would get his daughter to read the Bible to him,
as she was a pretty good reader at seven.
6078a Ezra.^

6079-l-Eli," b. June 28, 1777; m. Margaret Coons.

6079a John," Susanna," Sa-ah."

5786

Ebenezer Thurston^ {Cyrus,^ Daniel,'^ Daiiiel,^ Joseph,^ yohn '),

son of Cyrus and (Guernsy) Thurston of New York ; married,

1 79 1, Eunice Kelsey, and 18 15 moved to Eaton, Penn., where he
was a farmer, and teacher winters. She died there 1834, and he died
a few years after at his daughter's in Towando, Penn. Both mem-
bers of the Baptist church. Their children were all members of the
Baptist and Methodist churches, an industrious, thrifty family; the
daughters each had the wheel and loom soon after they were married.

Children.

6080 Margaret," tall, slim, dark complexion; m. ist, in New York, John Wilson,
a farmer of means in Eaton, where they moved in 1814 or 1815. She m.
2d, WiUiam Hall, and d. about 1849.
•6081 Dorcas,''' ) twins, born ) m., in New York, William Hall, a farmer in To-
6082 Anna,' f Feb. 16, 1794; ) wanda, Penn., where she died.

Anna, dark complexion, slim form, m. ist, in Roxbury, N. Y., Sept. i,
1814, Isaac Birdsill, b. 1783, a chair maker and wheelwright. In 1817
they moved to Eaton, Ind., and in 1833 to Sherman, O., where he d. 1S36.
She moved to Galena. O., 1837, and m. 2d, 1859, John Smothers, a farmer
in Genoa, O., where he d., 1868. The widow then went to reside with
her da. Electa, and d. in Bryan, O., March 21, 1877 ; both Methodists.
She had :

6083 Sarah (Birdsill), b. in Eaton, Ind., July 6, 1815; m., |uly 4, 1S3S. Jo-

seph Brown, a cooper and farmer at Hastings, la., d. ; she is a mem-
ber of the Methodist church.

6084 Electa (Birdsill), b. do., Feb. 5, 1817 ; m., Oct. 27, 1838, Ira Paine, a

farmer in Sherman ; 1870 moved to Bryan ; both members of the Dis-
ciples' church. He d. March 12, 1SS4.

6085 Elizabeth (Birdsill), b. do., July 16, 1S19; m., 1S38, Henry Smothers, a

farmer in Galena; he d. 1872, and she resides in Harlem, O., 1880;
both Methodists.



392 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

6086 Isaac (Birdsill), b. Dec. 16, 1822; a carpenter and farmer; m., 1S48,

Harriet Frazell ; moved to Fair Weather, 111., and 1876 to Sunshine,
and since in Longmont, Col. ; was in the war against the rebellion
three years; Methodist; she d. 1868.

6087 Fanny (Birdsill), b. May 8, 1824; lives with her sister Electa; n.m.
60SS Cynthia (Birdsill), b. April 2, 1S27 ; d. in Sherman, O., Aug. 30, 1848.

6089 Lyman (Birdsill). b. Jan. 14, 1830; a mechanic; went to California about

[853, and has not l)een heard from for twenty years ; was a member of
the Methodist church.

6090 Ebenezer (Birdsill), b. Jan. i, 1833 ; went to Colorado in 1851 ; m., 1S77,

Sarah Strock ; is a farmer and carpenter in Pella, and since in Long-
mont. Col. ; served in the war against the rebellion three or four years.

6091 Hannah," m., in Eaton, Penn., 1816, George Leger, a farmer near Philadel-

phia, Penn.

6092 Victorina,'' dark complexion, m., in Eaton, 1827, Isaac Garrison, a farmer

in Pennsylvania; d. in Franklin county, O., 1843.

6093 Electa,'' ) d. at age of nine years.

6094 Eliza,'' ) m., in Eaton, 1834, James Mead, a farmer; d. in Lucas Co., O.
6095+Azor,'' b. Fel3. 22, 1799; m. Elebedy Smith.

6096-I- Ebenezer,'' b. 1801 ; m. Hannah Albrough,

6097 Lyman,'' tall, slim, dark complexion, a farmer and basket maker near Kings-

ton, Penn. ; m. Amy Albro ; d. in Towanda, Penn. They had : Anson,^
Russell,^ Henry,8 Lydia,^ Joseph, ^ Jane.^

6098 Hermes,' light complexion, medium height, a farmer; d. in Margaretta

tp., Erie Co., O., 1843; "-"i-

5789

Joseph Thurston^ {yoseph,^ Daniel,'^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^- yohn^),
son of Joseph and Thankful (Wood) Thurston of Brookfield, Mass. ;
born there Sept. 11, 1764; married, Jan. 27, 1793, Polly Hubbard,
born in Leicester, Mass., March 12, 1766. She died March 3, 1804.
He was a trader and manufacturer of potash in North Brookfield,
Mass., till he failed, 1804, his wife died, his children were "put out";
lived with his son Joseph the last of his life ; a member of the Con-
gregational church, died Feb. 2, 18 14.

Children.
6099+ Lyman.'' b. Jan. 16, 1794; m. ist, Delia Atwood ; 2d, Mrs. Rowena H. Pratt.
6100 Joseph,' b. Jan. 29, d. Aug. 8, 1796.
6101+Joseph,' b. June 7, 1797; m. Lucy Bucknam Davis.
6102 Mary,'' b. July 6, 1799; d. same day.
6103+Daniel," b. Sept. 4, 1800; m. Patty A. Ross.

6104 Mary,'' b. Jan. 13, d. March 3. 1S03.

6105 Mary Hubbard,'' b. March, 1S04; m., Jan. 12, 1831, Marvin Smith Phette-

place, retired, lives in Springfield, Mass. ; she d. Dec. 23, 1843; •''o chil.

5812

Samuel Thurston'^ {Samuel,^ Joseph,'' Daniel,'^' Daniel,'' John''),
son of Samuel and Sarah (Harrington) Thurston of Westboro, Mass. ;
born there March 5, 177 1 ; married, first, June 24, 1802, Sarah
Knovvlton of Shrewsbury, Mass.; she died Dec. 22, 1815. Second,
July 10, 1816, Sophia Miles of Shrewsbury; she died April 10,
1817. Third, Feb. 14, 1818, Rachel Bullard of Medway, Mass.
He died Sept. 3, 1839, she died March 7, 1854.

Children.

6106 Harriet,'' b. Feb. 9, 1804 ; m., May 27, 1825, Corning Fairbanks, a machinist

of Grafton, Mass., b. Oct. 16, 1801 ; he d. June]26, 1887. Children:



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6107 Sarah Melinda (Fairbanks), b. Nov. 27, 1825; m., April 4, 1S54, John

N. Temple of Westboro, Mass.; he d. April 19, 1866. They had:
Eugene Frederic (Temple), b. Jan. 4, 1855, m., Aug. 2, 1891, Eliza-
beth Maria Spaulding of Woburn, Mass. ; Benjamin Irving (Temple),
b. in Hopkinton, Mass., Mar. 4, d. Oct. 16, 1857 ; Alfred Elbon (Tem-
ple), b. Feb. 4, 1S59; Edgar Minot (Temple), b. in Westboro, Aug. 10,
1861, m., Aug. ID, 1S85, Susan Bartlett of Upton, Mass. ; Joseph Com-
ing (Temple), b. do., Jan. 23, 1864.

6108 Angeline Harriet (Fairbanks), b. Dec. 27,1827; m. ist, Feb. 20, 1845,

William Trowbridge, a machinist of Westford, Mass. He d. Aug. 15,
1848, in Rochester, N. Y. They had : Alfred L. (Trowbridge), b.
Mar. 21, 1846, a machinist, m , Sept. 12, 1876, Lottie A. Westcoat of
Worcester, Mass. ; Emeline A. (Trowbridge), b. in Worcester, Feb.

19, d. June 3, 1847 ; she m. 2d, Dec. 8, 1855, Seth A. Dix of Holden,
Mass. He was a boot treer in Westboro, where he d., April 20, 1867.

6109 Lucy Elizabeth (Fairbanks), b. March 24, 1830; m, May 25, 1858,

Charles Draper Stone, a shoemaker in Marblehead, Mass. They had:
Myra L. (Stone), b. in Worcester, Feb. 16, 1862, m., May 6, 1880,
Benjamin Coates of Marblehead, Mass. ; 4 children.

6110 Henry George (Fairbanks), b. April 16, 1832; m., May 10, 1856, Susan

A. Smith; he d. Sept. 3, 1865. They had: Herbert G. (adopted)
(Fairbanks), b. Feb. 29. 1854; Helen G. (Fairbanks), b. May 11. 1858;
Harriet G (Fairbanks), b. Oct. [9, 1S59, d. Feb. 19, i860; Henry G.
(Fairbanks), b. Sept. 8, i860, drowned Aug. 9, 1865 ; HoUis G. (Fair-
banks), b. Aug. 10, d. Sept. 23, 1861 ; Henrietta G. (Fairbanks), b. Aug.
16, d. Sept. 14, 1862; Herman G. (Fairbanks), b. Nov. 6, 1864, d. Aug.
22, 1865.

61 1 1 Lyman Edward (Fairbanks), b. April 3, 1834; d. June 3, 1842.

6112 Charles A. (Fairbanks), b. July 29, 1836; m. Ann Eliza Fairbanks of

Worcester, Mass. ; she d. 1868. They had: Lizzie A. (Fairbanks),
b. Jan. 1864, m., July 15, 1888, Isaac A. Adams, a wheelwright of West-
boro, Mass., 2 sons; Nellie A. (Fairbanks), b. in Milford, Mass., Aug.

20, 1867.

6113 Jane Sophia (Fairbanks), b. Feb. 26, 1839; m., Dec. 28, 1859, George T.

Newton, a boot treer in Westboro ; no children.

6114 Eli Thurston (Fairbanks), b. Dec. 26, 1S41 ; d. May 25, 1842.

6115 Benjamin Nourse (Fairbanks), b. Oct. 20, 1843; "^-i Nov. i, 1865, Abbie

Louisa Bigelow. He was a sleigh maker in Westboro, served three
years in the 32d Mass. reg. in the war against the rebellion, wounded in
the right shoulder. They had: Wilfred H. (Fairbanks), b. Aug. i,



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