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15, 1861.

6370 Candace,^ b. do., Feb. 3, 1836; m., Feb. 2, 1855, Benjamin Fish, a black-

smith and farmer in Savanna, 111. ; he d. Nov. 8, i860; 2 chil., both d.

6371 Lovisa,^ b. in York, 111., March 28, 1838; m., Nov. 15, 1855, Edmund

Fish, a farmer, stockman and breeder of Clydesdale and Cleveland
horses in Havvkeye, la., where they went 1S56. They had : (i) Wil-
lis (Fish), b. April 6, 185S, a farmer in Hawkeye, m.. May 17, 1879,
Lusett VVhorley, and have Juddie (Fish), b. Feb. 16, 1880; Eunice
(Fish), b. March 4, 1890; (2) Charles (Fish), b. Oct. 31, i860, a farmer
in Eden, la., m., F'eb. 17, 1886, Maggie Doyle, and have Leona (Fish),
b. July 6, 1SS8; (3) Katherine (Fish), b. Aug. 20, 1865, m., Apr. 8,
18S6, Charles Pitts, a farmer in Bethel tp., la., and have Lottie (Pitts),
b. Sept. 2c, 1890; (4) Cora (Fish), b. April 10, 186S, m., Feb. 27, 1889,
George Murphy, a butter maker in Richfield, la., and have Mary Louisa
(Murphy), b. iMarch 6, 1890; (5) Eddie and Lottie (Fish), twins, b.
Ai^ril 10, 1872; Jesse (Fish), b. March 28, 1808.

6372 Harriet Amanda,' b. in York, Sept. 28, 1840; m. ist, Allen G. Wright,

a farmer and teacher, divorced ; 2d, Josiah Colledge, a contractor and
mason in Vallejo, Cal. ; member of Epis. church ; she had two children,
one living, Harriet Amanda (Colledge), residing in Chicago, 111.

6373 Olive,' b. in York, Sept. 4, 1842; m. Dr. John G. Frank, b. in Leipsic,

Germany, a member of the Lutheran church and successful physician
in Chicago, 111.

6374 Sarah Ann,' b. do., Jan. 11, 1S46; m. July 2, 1S71, Henry Wright, a

farmer in Watseka, 111.; members of the Christian church. They
have: John Thurston (Wright), b. May, 1872; David Boyd Thurston.
(Wright), b. April, 1873; Catherine (Wright), b. Sept. 22, 1874.

6375 David William Boyd,' Id. do., Feb. 6, 1849; a- farmer in York, 111,; m.,

July 2, 1871, Mary McAllister; he d. Nov. 5, 1874; three children.

6376 Mahala,' b. do., Oct. 18, 1851; m., July 8, 1871, Lindsay Harvey Fer-

ell, a blacksmith in Fullersburg, 111. ; no children.

6377 Adelaide,' b. do., Jan. 8, 1854; m., July 2, 1874, Theron Sedgwick, b.

in Fullersburg, Sept. 2, 1S52, editor of the Times, York, Neb., mem-
bers of the Cong, church. They have : Clara Addie (Sedgwick), b.
May 7, 1S75; Theron Ernest (Sedgwick), b. Dec. 20, 1877; Phila May
(Sedgwick), b. Aug. 16, 188 1.

6378 Alford,8 b. May 4, 1810; m. ist, Olive Freeman; 2d, Laura Osborn; he was a

farmer at Whitney's Point, N. Y., d. Dec. 31, 18S9. "A highly respected
member of the Pres. church, a good citizen, beloved by all." They had:
(i) Henry A.,' b. March 12, 1840; in service against the rebellion as
bridge builder; m. Sarah Mix of Chenango Forks, N. Y. ; he d. at City
Point, April 30, 1865; no children. (2) Clara,' b. Feb. 24, 1842, d, July
9, 1876; m., Feb. 24, 1865, Edward A. Saxton of Owego, and had a da.,
d. in infancy; Jessie (Saxton), b. Oct. 25, 1S66, m., Oct. 2, 1888, Corne-
lius Henry Muzzy, son of George B. and Eliza Ann (Merchant) Muzzy,
clerk in a shoe store in Owego, and have Clara Saxton (Muzzy), b. Sept.
14, 1890. (3) Elizabeth,' b. Nov. 25, 1844; m. Frank Tyler Newcomb
of Homer, N. Y., a good christian man, dealer in wool and live stock,
and have Arthur, Clara, Fred T., Ralph H. (Newcomb). (4) Edith S.,'
twin, b. Dec. 5, i860; m. Maurice O. Eggleston of Whitney's Point, and
have Charles Alfred, Elsie May (Eggleston). (5) Elsie May,' twin, b.
Dec. 5, i860; m. R. Herbert Deyo of Binghamton, and have Richard M.

6379 Amanda,^ b. June 11, 1812; m., Sept. 27, 1833, Ambrose S. Gager, a farme

and kept a nieat market in Downer's Grove, 111., b. June 15, 18 12, d"^
Nov. 17, 1874; she resides in San Marcos, Texas. They had: Albert-
H. (Gager), b. Sept. 28, 1834, d. in infancy; Martha (Gager), b. Nov.
4, 1835, d. in infancy; Anna M. (Gager)', b. Oct. 31, 1838, m. George
Groupe of Kenoma, Mo.; John Thurston (Gager), b. Nov. 11, 1840, a
farmer and stock raiser in Alpha, la., has a family, all members of the


Cong, church, served 3 years m the war against the rebellion in the 105th
111. reg. thro Kentucky, Tennessee, Atlanta to the sea, thro the Carolinas
to Richmond, in grand review at Washington; Charles M. (Gager), b.
April 14, 1843, a farmer in Bethel, la., served in the war against the re-
bellion as lieut. in battery L, 2d 111. artillery, till close of the war; Joshua
(Gager), b. Oct. 4, 1845, "'' Los Angeles, Cal. ; Mary L. (Gager), b. Apr.
27, 1848, d. Aug. I, 1885; Lydia M. (Gager), b. April 26, 1850, m., and
lives in San Marcos, Texas; Abbie (Gager), b. Oct. 25, 1852, m., and
lives in Boerne, Texas; Ambrose (Gager), b. Jan. 11, 1855, "^-t ^ teleg-
rapher in San Deyo, Texas.

6380 John,^ b. July 14,1814; a mason, hut now living on a farm at Whitney's

Point; m., 1844, Experience Stoddard; had 5 daughters, 3 living.

6381 Abigail,^ b. in Lisle, Oct. 10, 1816; m. in Barker, N. Y., Oct. 6, 1833, Albert

Keeler, a miller in Caroline, N. Y., b. April 10, 1813, son of Ira (b. Feb.
24, 1771, m., in Connecticut, Nov. 24, 1791), and Rosabella (King, b. Feb.
17) 1773)7 Keeler of Union, N. Y. ; she d. Sept. 2, 1850; he d. Oct. 4,
1889. They had: (i) Albert Harrison (Keeler), b. in Barker, Aug. 28,
1834, a contractor and builder in Owego, N. Y. ; m., June 17, 185S, Sarah
Emily Hill, eldest da. of James and Harriet Emily (Madan) Hill.
They had (a) James Brunell (Keeler), b. Oct. i, 1859, a laundryman and
soap mnfr. in Owego, m., Jan 24, 188S, Clara Steele, b. May 12, 1S64;
he possessed a very lovable character, d. suddenly. Mar. 15. 1889, no
children; (6) Minnie E. (Keeler), b Oct. iS. i86r, m., Oct. 29, 1878, John
Alston Mabee, b. in Brooklyn, N. Y., May 25, i860, a bookkeeper in
Owego. They have James Alston (Mabee), b Aug. 21, 1878; Thelma
Gladys (Mabee), b. July 16, 1890. (2) Abigail (Keeler), b. in Scott, N.
Y., Oct. 20, 1836; m., Dec. 31, 1S54, Sextus Barnes Landon, a farmer in
Brookton, N. Y. They had {a) Albert H. (Landon), b. May 14, 1856, a
millwright in Brookton, N. Y., m., Oct. i, 1891, Cora B. Ault of Caro-
line; {6) Elmer W. (Landon), b. Jan. i, 1859. lived with his parents, kept
a large apiary, and dealt in farm produce, d. July 6, 1888, in the house in
which he was born; {c) Jessie E. (Landon), b. June 8, 1864, m., Nov.
30, 1887, Wilber G. Fish, a physician in Ithaca, N. Y., and have Elosia
B. (Fish), b. Dec. i, 1888; {d) Edward B. (Landon), b. Sept. 15, 1861,
agent for a wholesale house in St. Louis, Mo. ; (e) James W. (Lan-
don), b. Nov. 22, 1870; (/) Olive M. (Landon). b. Nov. 6, 1876. (3) Da-
vid Thurston (Keeler), b. in Homer, N. Y.. Jan. 15. 1839, a miller in
Owego, enlisted without bounty in the war against the rebellion in the 27th
N. Y. reg., shot thro the left lung at the battle of South Mountain, pen-
sioned; m., June 7, 1865, Hannah Meaker Gage, b. in Knox, N. Y., Aug.
2, 1843. They have: (¬Ђ) Nettie (Keeler), b. Feb. 25, 1867, m., Feb. 29,
1888, Odell Jay Watrous, editor of the Tioga Record, Owego, no chil-
dren; {l>) Ida (Keeler), b. Mar. 22, 1870; (c) Carrie (Keeler), b. Jan. 13,
1873; i'^) Zadie (Keeler), b. April 13,1876. (4) Squire Edward (Keeler),
b. in Lisle, N. Y., July 21, 1842, d. Aug. 28, 1844. (s) Oliver (Keeler, b.
in Chenango, N. Y., Sept. 1845; m., Jan. 10, 1864, Frank F. Snow, a po-
lice officer in Kansas City, Mo. ; served in the war against the rebellion as
lieut. in the 64th N. Y. reg., 3 months in Andersonville prison ; pensioned;
she d. July 4, 18S8. They had Glenny (Snow), b. 1864; a member of the
fire dept. in Kansas City, m. 1889, and have [ child. (6) Addison (Kee-
ler), b. in Caroline, Jan. 8, 1848; d. Aug. 18, 1850.

6382 Thomas,^ b. Oct. 10, 1818; m. Anna Decker; he was a farmer in Barker,

where he d. ; she d. at Whitney's Point, They had 5 children, 3 are m,,
and all live near Whitney's Point.

6383 Louisa,^ b. April 10, 1821 ; m. James Mastin; had 7 children, 3 d. in infancy,

2 sons live with their father in Barker, 2 daughters are m. and live in Du
Page Co., 111.; she d. about 1848.

6384 Mahala,^ b. Feb. 6, 1829; d. aged 14 years,


Daniel Thurston? {Jod,^ John,^ David,'' John,^ Thomas,^ John '),
brother of the preceding, and seventh son of Joel and Miriam



(Blakeley) Thurston of Easton, N. Y. ; born there June 4, 1781 ;
married, June 19, 1S02, Margaret Burch, of Scotch descent, born
1784, daughter of Samuel and Barbara (Dibble) Burch of Easton.
He settled 181 1 on a small farm adjoining his father's, in Barker,
Broome county, N. Y. ; Jan. 13, 1836, moved to Oxbow Prairie, near
Sturgis, Mich. They were Methodists, as were all the children ; a
God-fearing man, and quite a poet. His boys were all farmers and
the girls good christian mothers. He died Aug. 20, 1836 ; she died
at Young's Prairie, Cass county, Mich., March 18, 1843.


63854-Mary,^ b. in Easton, N. Y., Nov, 19, 1804; m. William Caruthers,

6386 Samuel,^ d. in infancy.

6387 Margaret, 8 b. in Easton, Aug. 9, 1806; m. ist, 1829, John Terwilliger, d.

1837; she moved to Sturgis, Mich. ; 2d, 1S38, Harvey Russell, a farmer in
Mishawaka, hid.; she d. Dec. 26, 1SS4; he d. Jan. 20, 18S8. She had:
Daniel (Terwilliger), b. May 3, 1830, m. Mary Stewart of Sturgis; Dolly
(Terwilliger), b. April r, 1832, d. June 14, 1863, m. Henry Russell, bro. to
Harvey, and have David and Mary Jane (Russell) ; Mary (Terwilliger), b.
1834, d. aged 6 years ; Cynthia (Russell), d. in infancy; Albert (Russell),
served in the war against the rebellion, d. in hospital at St. Louis, Mo. ;
Carrie (Russell), m. Ephraim Moore, served in the war against the rebel-
lion, live near Chippewa, Mich., and have Frank (Moore), b. about 1866,
and others; Lydia (Russell), m. Jacob Heiffer of Independence, la, ; Sol-
omon Henry (Russell), m. Harriet Amelia Wren [no. 6,400] ; Marion (Rus-
sell), m. Maria Thurston [no. ].

6388+ Miriam,^ b. do., March 31, 15^09; m. Lyman Potter,

63S9 Barbara,* b. 181 1 ; d. young.

6393-1-Daniel Madison, * b. in Barker, N. Y., Aug. 2t, 1813; m. Melissa Emeline

6391 + Solomon,^ b. do., Nov. 24, 1815; m. Mercy Ann Stebbins.

6392-i-Anna,'* b. do., March 20, 181S; m. Nelson Bradley.

6393 Betsey,* b. in Lyons, N. Y., Nov. 16, 1819; m., Dec. 13, 183S, Joseph Wren,
b. in England, April 8, 1809. He came to this country 1S32, and settled
in Sturgis, Mich., as a farmer and dairyman; both Baptists; she d, Aug,
4, 1858, he d. Jan. 7, 1S78. Children:

6394 Miriam Melissa (Wren), b. Jan. 8, 1840; m., Sept. 23, 1858, Walton

DeVVitt Green, b. Jan. 30, 1830, son of Alfred and Alfreda (Peck)
Green, has been a farmer, dairyman gardener, butcher and merchant
in Sturgis, 1S6S in Emporia, Kan. They have: Addie Phebe (Green),
b. April 3, i860, d. March 5, 1869: Mariam Ann (Green), b. Dec, 29,
1861, d. June 20, 1862; Jessie May (Green), b. June 28, 1S63, clerk in
dry goods store in Emporia; Adelia Hortense (Green), b. Sept. 2, 1866,
dressmaker in Emporia; Sylvester Charles (Green), b. Dec. 2, 1868, in
business with his father.

6395 Mary Elizabeth (Wren), b. Feb. 15, 1842; m., Sept. 4, 1859, Lyman

Sprague Allen, b. June 24, 1S38, a farmer in Sturgis, Mich., after in
Crete, Neb.; 1875 i" I^akersfield, Cal. ; 1878 in Albuquerque, N. M.,
and same year to White Oak, N. M , served in the war against the re-
bellion in the 19th Mich. reg. and pensioned for disability; sheriff two
terms of Saline Co., Neb. They have: (i) Sarah Elizabeth (Allen),
b. July 2, i860, m. in White Oaks, N. M., March 5, 18S0, Charles H.
McDade, a miner in Georgetown, N. M., and had Rosa (McDade), b.
May iS. 1852; Minnie Pearl (McDade), b. Aug. 7, 1884; Elsie May
(McDade), b. July 10, 1887; Viola Ethel (McDade) b. July 2r, 1891 ;
(2) Lyman Ethan (Allen), b. Sept. 22, 1862, murdered in New Mex-
ico, Mar. 5, 18S2; (3) Mary Leona (Allen), b. in Burr Oak, Mich.,
June 16, 1S65, m., June 16, 1885, Lloyd M. Schell, a miner in White
Oaks. They have: Albert (Schell), and another son; (4) Flavel Jay
(Allen),!), in Sturgis, May 11, 1867; (5) Miriam Augusta (Allen), b.
Nov. 2, 1869, m.. May 25, 1887, Frank Allen, a stock raiser in George-


town. They have: Dora (Allen), b. March 8, 1889; Disa (Allen), b.
Sept. 21, 1890; (5) Edith Rose (Allen), b. Mar. 17, 1872, a tailoress in
Silver City, N. M.; (6) Sylva May (Allen), b. Feb., d. Sept., 1S74; (7)
Harry Kern (Allen), b. Nov. 24, 1875; (8) Helen Eugenia (Allen), b.
Aug. I, 1878; (9) Charles Newton (Allen), b. Nov. i, i'88i.

6396 Maggie (Wren), b. July 4, 1S44; m. William Henry Allen, a farmer and

butcher in Sturgis, Mich., served in the war against the rebellion in the
19th Mich, reg., and pensioned for disability, county judge of PVontier
Co., Neb., 5 terms in succession, and declined a re-nomination on ac-
count of poor health ; is a radical independent and politician in his
county, residing in Cambridge, Neb. They have: (i) Theresa Uel-
phine (Allen), b. June 19, 1861, m., Dec. 4, 1S78, James William Gam-
mel, a farmer in Cambridge. They have: James Wren (Gammel), b.
Jan. 6, iSSo; Jessie Bell (Gammel), b. Feb 13. 1883; Homer Ralph
(Gammel), b. Apr. 21, 1886; Pearl Dee (Gammel), b. July 8, 18S8;
Elwood Wren (Gammel), b. Aug. 9, 1890; (2) Maggie Viola (Allen),
b. Jan. 29, 1863, m. Jones Mecham, a farmer and teacher in Cam-
bridge. They have: Allen (Mecham). b. March 20, 1883; Edward J.
(Mecham), b. Dec. 10, 1S84; Alvin Manford (Mecham), b. June 25,
1890; (3) Myra Myrtle (Allen), b. Feb. 7, 1865, m., April i, 18S1, Charles
Henry Lane, a stockman in Washington, Kan. They had: Beatrice
Bertha (Lane), b. May 13, 1884, d. ; Paul Leslie (Lane), b. July 20,
1887; Mary Margaret (Lane), b. Mar. 14, 18S9; (4) Thomas Wren
(Allen), b. Nov. 2, 1S67 ; (5) Herbert Lee (Allen), b. 1869; (6) Ezra
Eugene (Allen), b. Nov. 21, 1871 ; (7) Mary Ethel Daisv (Allen), b.
Sept. 4, 1876; (S) Lillian Blanche (Allen), b. March 28, i8'79; (9) Wil-
liam Ethan (Allen), b. April 8, 1881.

6397 Joseph (Wren), b. June i, d. Aug. 15, 1846.

6398 William Frederick (Wren), b. May 7, 1S48; d. Feb. 15, 1878.

6399 Phebe Augusta (Wren), b. July 7, 1850; m., July 13, 1873, Wright B. Ham-

mond, a farmer and stock raiser in Crete, after in Cambridge, and later
in Moorefield, Neb. They have: Mabel Amelia (Hammond), b. Dec. i,
1873, ^ teacher; Alice Delphine (Hammond), b. June 13, 1S76; Jessie
Pearl (Hammond), b. April 2, 1878, d. Aug., 1880; Burry Elnora (Ham-
mond), b. Feb. 26, 18S0; Gracie (Hammond), b. July 6, 1SS2, d. Jan.
II, 18S6; Rosa (Hammond), b. Dec. 25, 1S85; Phebe Maude (Ham-
mond), b. July 10, 1S88; Merlin Wright (Hammond), b. Aug. 27, 1890.

6400 Harriet Amelia (Wren), b. Feb. 5, 1854; m. Solomon Henry Russell [no.

6,387], son of her mother's sister, a farmer in Chippeway Lake, Mich.

They have: Edith Amelia (Russell), twin, b. March 22, d. Aug. 5,

1869; Eva Augusta (Russell), twin, b. March 22, 1869, m., Feb., r888,

and has a son, b. Feb., i88g; Marion (Russell), b. July 4, 1S70, d. Jan.

14, 1871 ; Olive (Russell); Ray (Russell).

6401 Barbara,^ b. in Lyons, Oct. 14, 1821 ; m., March 29, 1840, Peter Prough, a

farmer and carpenter in Emma, Ind., b. in Fairfield, N. Y., June 18, 1818,

his parents born in Germany. They celebrated their golden wedding Mar.

29,1890. They have :

6402 George (Prough), b. April 27, 1841.

6403 Margaret (Prough), b. Dec. 19, 1842.

6404 Ezra (Prough), b. Aug. 27, 1844.

6405 Sarah (Prough), b. Dec. i, 1846.

6406 Martin (Prough), b. Dec. 28, 1S48.

6407 Daniel (Prough), b. July 21, 1851.

6408 Joseph (Prough), b. Jan. 6, 1854.

6409 Benjamin (Prough), b. July 24, 1858; d. Aug. 27; i860.

6410 Thomas (Prough), b. April 27, 1862.

641 1 Franklin (Prough), b. Nov. 11, 1S64.


Samuel Blakeley Thurston ^ {Joel,^ John,^ David,^ John^'^
Thomas,^ John '), brother of the preceding, and son of Joel and Mir-
iam (Blakeley) Thurston of Easton, Washington county, N. Y. ; born


there June 15, 1782 ; married Phebe Huttlestone. She died 1824.
He was a fanner in Easton and Lisle, N. Y., then in what was for-
merly called Brownstown, at the head of Lake Erie, 1817, and 1828
in Sturgis, Mich., died March 10, 1858.


6412 Lucinda,^ b. 1S04; d. 1819.

6413 Annie,^ b. 1S06; d. 1S47.

6414-l-George,^ b. in Lisle, N. Y., April 11, 1808; m. Sarah Sprout Jones.
6415-j-Ira,'' b. in Lisle, Feb. 10, 1810; m. Amanda Fletcher.

6416 Washington,^ b. May 27, 1812; a farmer in New Buffalo, Mich. ; m.

6417 Lucy,^ b. May 12, 1814; m., Dec. 5, 1832, Amasa Willis Miller, a farmer and

carpenter in Sturgis, Mich., b. in Sudbury, Vt., Feb. 28, 1806, son of Timo-
thy and Harriet (Gillet) Miller; both Methodists; he d. April 14,1882.
They had :

6418 Hervey Augustus (Miller), b. Oct. 23, 1833, a farmer in , en-

listed in the 5th Kansas cavalry in the war against the rebellion,
wounded in Helena, Ark., 1863, d. in hospital in St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 6,
1863, and buried in the national cemetery there.

6419 Asher Moon (Miller), b. Oct. 23, 1S37 ; a com. trav. in .Sturgis, enlisted

in the war against the rebellion Oct , 1861, in ist reg. Mich, light art.;
dis. for disability Dec, 1S62; Sept., 1864, enlisted in the construction
corps Sherman's Georgia campaign; dis. April, 1865; now mnfg. elec-
tric belts of his own invention; m., Oct. 23, 1867, Mary Pierce of Or-
land, Ind., b. June 26, 1837, an Episcopalian.

6420 Charles Willis (Miller), b. Sept. 16, 1S41 ; a miner in Bethesda, Md.,

served in 2d Kansas reg. three months in the war against the rebellion,
after in 2d New York mounted rifles to close of the war.

6421 Lucy Elizabeth (Miller), b Nov. 20, 1S45 ! d. in Gilead, Mich., Dec. 5, 1862.

6422 Miriam,* b. May 28, 1816; m., 1833, John Taylor, a mnfr. agr. implements in

Lowell, Mich., b. in Ro.xbury, N. Y., 1809. They have: Samuel John and
Horatio (Taylor).

6423 Elizabeth,^ b. Sept. 24, 1820; m., Sept. 19, 1847, Solomon Brown, a carpen-

ter in Sturgis, dea. in Baptist church 40 years, b. Feb. 14, 1817, d. Nov. 15,
1S82. They have:

6424 Frances Ann (Brown), b. Sept. 29, 1849; "i- Yan Epps, a farmer in Burr

Oak, Mich. ; Baptists.

6425 Eunice Corinna (Brown), b. Oct. 23, 1851 ; m. Francis Lyman Coon, a

farmer in Leonidas, Mich., d. July 19, 18S4; both Baptists.

6426 Marion (Brown), b. July 21, 1856; d. Feb. i, 1857.

6427 Ezra Judson (Brown), b. Oct. 17, 1S62; a farmer on the homestead farm

in Burr Oak.

6428 Samuel,* b. 1S20; d. 1823.

6429 William,* b. 1822; d. 1S27.


Obed Thurston ^ {David,^ jfames,'^ David,^ jfohn^^ Thojfias,'^
yohn '), son of David and Alice (Johnson Thurston of Jay, N. Y. ;
born in Dublin, N. H., Feb. 3, 1797 ; married, Jan. 26, 1828, Sally
BiGELOW, born in Winchendon, Mass., June 29, 1804. He was a
farmer in Baltimore^ Vt., but moved to Ludlow, Vt., a short time
before he died, Dec. 5, 1852. His widow married Parker Pettigrew,
who died, and she lives in Ludlow.


6430-f-Wales Bigelow,* b. July 29, 1836; m. Julia Carol Jones.
6431 Arabella Emergene,* b. Nov. 17, 1848; n.m.



David Thurston ^ {David,^ T/iomas^^ Thomas,'- Thomas,^ Thomas^
J-ohii^), eldest son of David and Polly (Spurr) Thurston of Otisfield,
Me.; born there Feb. 16, 1791 ; married, Jan. 13, 1825, Sybil Hol-
DEN, born June 14, 1803. He was a farmer in Otisfield, died Dec.
31, 1846, she died Feb. 27, 1856.


6432-l-Abel Moors,^ b. Aug. 31, 1825; m. Araminta Jane Pitts.

6433 Martlia Ann,^ b. Marcli 24, 1S27 ; m., Oct. 27, 1850, Lyman Nutting Kimball,
b. Feb. 16, 1S23, son of Aaron and Pliebe (Chadbourne) Kimball of Bridg-
ton, Me., a carpenter and joiner in Portland, Me.; she d. July 24, 1888.

6434 Ella Augusta (Kimball), b. April 25, 1852; m. Walter North Gourlay, a

broker in Philadelphia, Penn.

6435 Georgia Etta (Kimball), b. June 28, 1854.

6436 Lyman Edwin (Kiml)all), b. Jan. 5, 1S56; real estate in Denver, Col.; m.,

Oct. 9, 1S89, Marcia Anderson Rand, da. of Appleton and Phebe
(Frank) Rand of Portland.

6437 Frederick Aaron (Kimball), b. Sept. 5, 1859; agricultural implements

with Kendall & Whitney, Portland; m., Jan 23, 1884, Mary Lsabelle
Knight, da. of Mark and Caroline (Jackson) Knight of Otisfield, Me.,

6438 Charles Wesley (Kimball), b. Jan. 6, 1866.

6439 John Holden,** b. Feb. 7, 1829; a farmer in Otisfield, Me.; n.m.

6440 Charlotte Holden,^ b. July 28, 1831 ; m., in Casco, Me., April 25, 1857. Cyrus

K. Holden, b. May 22, 1819, son of Roland and Dorcas (Plummer) Holden
of Otisfield, a farmer, town treas., collector and constable at York Center,
la. Children :

6441 Charles Lewis (Holden), b. Oct. 30, 1862.

6442 Ezra Cyrus (Holden), b. Jan. 16, 1865.

6443 David Roland (Holden), b. Jan. 25, 1867.

6444 Abigail Frances,*^ b. July 14, 1833; m., in Saco, Me., July 4, 1852, James Dor-
rance Hatch, b. Feb. 21, 1S24, son of Elijah and Hannah (Cousens) Hatch,
a farmer in Lyman, P. O. So. Waterboro, Me. ; both members of the Bap-
tist church ; she d. Aug. 12, 1864, having had:

6445 Elizabeth Loredo (Hatch), b. in Otisfield, Feb. 16, 1857; member Free

Baptist church.

6446 James David (Hatch), b. in Lyman, Aug. 7, 1S63; d. July 31, 1864.

6447 Sybil Holden,** b. Jan. 12, 1836; d. March 24, 1867; n.m.

6448 Syrene Wight,* b. Sept. 13, 1839; m., in Portland, March 4, i860, Benjamin

Bailey Walton, b. Oct. 11, 183S, son of Charles and Sarah (Bailey) Wal-
ton of Paris, Me., a farmer in Williamsburg, la. ; he d. May 25, r88g. Had:

6449 Hattie Benena (Walton), b. in Cape Elizabeth, Me., Nov. 6, i86i.

6450 George Meed (Walton), b. July 13, 1863.

6451 Simeon (Walton), b. April 12, 1866; d. near DeWitt, Neb., Dec. 2, 1886.

6452 Sadie Alice (Walton), b. March 25, 1869.

6453 Charles Franklin (Walton), b. in Troy, la., Feb. 10, 1873.
6454-l-David William Porter,* b. Feb. 9, 1843; "^- Emily Wight.

6455 Amelia Knight,* b. Oct. 7, 1845; m., July 4, 1863, John L. Holt, b. Jan. 26,
1842, son of John L. and Lucinda C. (Leach) Holt of Bethel, Me., a car-
penter in Peabody, after in Salem, Mass., a Universalist; no children.


Israel Thurston 7 {^jfacob,^ Thomas,'^ J'Jiomas,'- Thomas,^ Thomas,^
yohi '), son of Jacob and Nancy Anna (Edwards) Thurston of Otis-
field, Me. ; born there Feb. 9, 181 o ; married Sarah Hunt Edwards,
born May 20, 18 14, daughter of George Edwards of Casco, Me. She
died in Casco, May 29, 1848. He was a farmer on the homestead in


Otisfield, later in Casco, died in Poland, Me., Oct. i6, 1865 ; both
Free Baptists.

Children, born in Otisfield.

6456 Thomas Jefferson,* b. Dec. 20, 1835; a mechanic in Philadelphia, Penn. ; be-
longs to the Universalist church ; n.m.
6457-}- Francis Alman,^ b. Oct. 19, 1837 ; m. Laura Ann Pierce.

6458 Charles Franklin,* b. Feb. 26, 1839; killed on the railroad near Mechanic

Falls, Me., in 1854; Free Baptist.

6459 Rosella,^ b. Dec. 7, 1841.

6460 Ellen Margaret,'^ b. March 22, 1843 ; m. Albert Mortimer Pattee, b. Feb. 2,

1840, son of Amos and Arvilla (Swan) Pattee of Mercer, Me., a farmer.
They had :

6461 Agnes G. (Pattee), b. May 23, 187 r.

6462 Frank E. (Pattee), b. March 22, 1874.

6463 Jacob,^ b. April 16, 1845. Tho not of age he entered the army against the

rebellion in the 32d Maine reg. ; was under fire 28 days in the battles of
the Wilderness, showing himself a hero, was wounded at Cold Harbor,
Va., carried as far home as Augusta, Me., where he died, and was buried
in the family lot at McGuire Hill, Poland.


Daniel Thurston ^ {Daniel,^ Daniel^'^ Daniel,'' Thomas,^ Thomas,^
John '), eldest son of Daniel and Susan (Johnson), Thurston of
Franklin, Mass.; born there Feb. 22, 1783; married, Feb. 7, 1805,
Bathsheba Brintnell, born in Attleboro, Mass., Sept. 16, 1787.
He was a farmer and shoemaker in Franklin, died Nov. 13, 1844 ;
she died June 7, 1848.


6464 Mary Sumner,* b. April 10, 1808; d. Sept. 28, 1S21.

6465 Eliza Maria,** b. May 7, iSio; m. John Robertson, the first carpet weaver in

this country ; she d. July 20, 187 1, he d. before 1877 ; no children.
64664-Daniel Brintnell,* b. April 5, 1812; m. Sarah Jemima Catlin Smith.

6467 Gilbert Rodney .^ b. April 10, 1814; m., Oct. 8, 1S37, Mary Jane FoUett, b. in

Wrentham, Mass., Aug. 22, 1815, da. of Benjamin and Catura (Hayden)
FoUett of Attleboro, Mass. ; he is a carpenter in Sheldonville, Mass. ; 1880
in Pawtucket, R. L; she d. April 12, 1889; no children.

6468 Eunice Susan,^ b. Oct. 28, 1S16; d. May 22, 1820.

6469 George Newell,^ b. Oct. i, iSiS; m., in St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 7, 1845, Mrs.

Mary Ann Campbell of Indiana. He went to New Orleans, La., at the

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