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8417-l-Gardner,' b. 1760; m. Lydia Taylor.

8418-t-Joseph,' m. Sarah Taylor.



POSTERITY OF EDWARD THURSTON. 53I

8314

Samuel Thurston ■• of Newport, R. I. {Edivard^ Safmte/,^ Ed-
ward^), eldest son of Edward and Elizabeth (Norton) Thurston of
Newport; born there April 5, 1724; married, April 28, 1744, Eunice
Anthony, daughter of Isaac and Mary Anthony. He died at His-
paniola, W. I., April 8, 1760 ; she died Nov. 7, 1777, aged 56.

Children.

8419+ Norton,' b. May 29, 1745; m. Ann Greene.

8420 Avis,' b. July 10, 1747; m., Dec, t784, Peleg Sherman.

8421 Elizabeth,' b. April 10, 1749; m., Dec. i, 176S, David Melville; she d. Dec.

I, 1803; he d. Dec. 13, 1804, aged 62. They had, all baptized in Trinity-
church, Newport:

8422 Lydia (Melville), b. Aug. 3, 1769.

8423 Samuel Thurston (Melville), b. 1771 ; d. Oct. 17, 1792.

8424 David (Melville), b. March 21, 1773; m., March 4, 1812, Patience S.

Shearman.

8425 Mary (Melville), b. March 20, 1775; ^- Sept- 10, 1794.

8426 Elizabeth (Melville), b. Dec. 5, 1777.

8427 Eunice Thurston (Melville), b. Sept. 4, 1781 ; d. Aug. 29, 1819.

8428 Sarah Anthony (Melville), b. May 28, 1784; m., Jan. i, 181 5, John Clough.

8429 Avis (Melville), b. 1886; d. May 22, 1792.
8430-f-Samuel Isaac,' b..Aug. iS, 1756; m. ist, Mary C. Coggeshall ; 2d, Mrs. Jane



Futhey, nee Rawlins.



8316



Edward Thurston ^ of Newport, R. I. {Edward,^ Samuel,'^ Ed-
ward^'), brother of the preceding, and son of Edward and Elizabeth
(Norton) Thurston. of Newport; born there Jan. 12, 1729; married,
June 17, 1764, Mary Fourtane, daughter of Daniel and Jane (Whit-
field) Fourtane. He died in New York city, June, 1782; she died
May 19, 1818, aged 81.

Children.

8431 Edward,' b. March 2, 1766; d. Oct. 8, 1826; n.m.

8432 Elizabeth Norton,' b. June 12, 176S; m., Aug. i, 1808, John Bannister; d.

Dec. 7, .1838; no children.

8317

Benjamin Thurston -* of Newport, R. I. {^Edward,'!' Samuel,^ Ed-
ward^), brother of the preceding, and son of Edward and Elizabeth
(Norton) Thurston of Newport; born there Nov. 20, 1732; married,
Dec. 10, 1755, Amy Sherman, daughter of Job and Amy Sherman.
She died Sept. 4, 1762, aged 28 ; he died in the W. Indies, Dec. 4, 1766.

Children.

8433 Job,' b. Oct. I, 1756; m. 1st, 1787, Rachel Coleman; she d. Sept. 13, 1787,

aged 23 ; 2d, Ruth Cartvvright ; no children.

8434 Elizabeth,' b. April 4, 1758; d. Aug. 4, 1777.

8435 Abigail,' b. May 30, 1760 ; m. Robert Thomas ; removed to the state of New

York after the revolutionary war. They had:

8436 Amy (Thomas), b. Nov. 28, 1781.

8437 Elizabeth (Thomas), b. Dec. 5, 1783.

8438 Thurston (Thomas), b. Dec. 30, 1786.



C^2 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

8322

Samuel Thurston ^ of Newport, R. I. (Zat/iam,^ Samuel,^ Ed-
ward'), soxs. oi Latham and Mary (Wanton) Thurston of Newport;
born there Sept. 23, 1737; married, Sept. 16, 1764, Mary Brett.
He died Sept. 23, 1771 ; she died April 10, 1819, aged 80.

Children.

8439+John Brett,5 b. June 11, 1765; m. Mary .

8440 Latham,' b. July i, 1766.

8324

Joseph Thurston '^ of Newport, R. I. {^yoseph,^ Samuel,^ Edward^'),
eldest son of Joseph and Abigail (Pinnegar) Thurston of Newport;'
born there June 21, 1741 ; married, first. May 27, 1773, Mary Easton,
daughter of John and Patience (Redwood) Easton ; she died Nov.
ID, 1777, aged 38. Second, April 27, 1780, Susanna Brownell,
daughter of Abraham and Mary Brownell. He died Feb. 20, 1803 ;
she died May 14, 1841.

Children.

8441 Joseph,' b. May 23, d. June i, 1774.

8442 Mary,' b. Jan. 30, d. Sept. 2, 1781.

8443 Hannah,' b. July 12, 1782 ; d. April 11, 1783.

8444 Joseph,' b. Oct. 24, d. Dec. 5, 1783.

8445+ Abraham,' b. Nov. 7, 1784; m. Martha D. Prior.
8446 Susanna.' b. Feb. 8, d. Aug. 4, 1789.
8447-l-Joseph,' b. June 16, 1791 ; m. Letitia McBurney.

8448 Henry,' b. June 26, 1796; d. Sept. i, 1797.

8449 Susanna,' b. Dec. 3, 1799; d. Sept. 18, 1873.

8450 Benjamin,' b. Jan. 22, d. Aug. 29, 1801.

8327

William Thurston-* of Newport, R. I. {Joseph,^ Samjie/,^ Ed-
ward'), brother of the preceding, and son of Joseph and Abigail
(Pinnegar) Thurston of Newport; born there March 8, 1747 ; mar-
ried, Aug. 5, 1773, Priscilla Norman. He started for the south
when the youngest child was an infant, and was supposed to have
been lost at sea on the passage.

Children.

8451 Abigail,'!). Aug. 16, 1775; m., Aug. 25, 1793, James Searles ; she d. March

23, 1833, having had :

8452 Mary Ann (Searles), b. March 18, 1795; "^•' Jan., 1815, Stephen Martin;

she d. 1833.

8453 Lucia (Searles), b. Dec. 27, 1796; m., Oct., 1824, Rufus Park; shed. 1861.

8454 Fanny (Searles), b. March 16, 1799; m., July 11, 1822, Calvin Clark; she

d. 1S36.

8455 John M. (Searles), b. Dec. 7, 1801 ; m. Philomela Stoddard; she d. 1862.

8456 Priscilla (Searles), b. April 9, 1S04; m., Dec. 7, 1838, Calvin Clark.

8457 James H. (Searles), b. May 4,1806; m., May 4, 1S30, Martha G. Ran-

som ; she d. i860.

8458 William Thurston (Searles), b. June 27, 1808; m. ist, 1838, Laurilla Wil-

liams; 2d, Lucinda B. White; he d. 1864.

8459 Elizabeth Thurston (Searles), b. Dec. 20, 181 1 ; m., June, 1S33, Edward

B. Hawes; she d. 1862.

8460 Moses Thurston (Searles), b. Feb. 9, 1S14; m., 1840, Mary Ann Primmer.

8461 Bernard D. (Searles), b. Aug. 22, 1815; m., Dec. 23, 1843, Sophia Harvey.



POSTERITY OF EDWARD THURSTON. 533

8462 Abigail (Searles), b. Oct. 2, 1816; ni., Jan. 9, 1838, L. N. Thomas.
8463-|-Moses,5 b. Feb. 6, 1780; m. ist, Elizabeth Easton ; 2d, Mrs. Abigail Baker.
8464-l-William,^ b. 1782; m. Ruth Coggeshall Easton.

8332

Latham Thurston ■* of Newport, R. I. (yohn,'^ Samuel,^ Eifward^),
eldest son of John and Mary (Coffin) Thurston of Newport ; born
there Oct. 20, 1748; married, first, Feb. 4. 1768, Sarah Wanton,
daughter of John and Anna Wanton; she died Dec. 16, 1800, aged
58. Second, July 25, 1802, Mrs. Martha (Cahoone) Coggeshall,
daughter of James Cahoone. He died July 10, 1825.

Children.

8465 John Wanton, 5 m. ist, Oct. 25, 1795, Nancy Anthony; she d. May 10, 1796,

aged 20; 2d, Mar, 24, 1800, Mrs. Elizabeth Anthony, da. of Gideon Cornell.

8466 Nancy R.,^ m. Robert Habcock, and had John, Latham, Sarah Ann, Wanton,

Eliza, Abby, Cornelia (Babcock).

8467 + William Wanton,' b. 1780; m. Sarah Jack.

8468 Mary,5 m. Aug., 1802, John Snow; he d. April 25, 1S65. They had William,

George, John Wanton, Mary (Snow).

8469 Latham,' m., Aug., 1802. Abby Wanton, da. of John Wanton, and had Abby,*

m. Jennings.

8470 Sarah,' b. 17S5; m., July 30, 1S06, George C. Tew; she d. Oct. 20, 1832. Had:
8471 George C. (Tew), a noted phrenologist in Rhode Island and other states.
S472 Latham Thurston (Tew), m. Maria Thurston Sterne [no. 8,475]; both

dead ; no children.

8473 Martha Coggeshall,' m. Henry Higgins Thurston [no. 8,504].

8334

John Thurston < of Newport, R. I. {yohfi,'^ Sajjiuel,'^ Edward^),
brother of the preceding, and son of John and Mary (Coffin) Thurs-
ton of Newport ; born there June 12, 1750; married, March 11, 1789,
Sabra Smith.* He was disowned by the society of Friends in 1784
for keeping slaves, died of yellow fever, in Newport, Aug. 12, 1819 ;
she died June 26, 1822, aged 53.

Children.

8474 Maria,' b. Jan. 5, 1790; m., Dec. 8, 181 1, John Sterne, in Newport, R. I.; she

d. Oct. 9, 1849. They had:

8475 Maria Thurston (Sterne), b. Sept. 11, 1812; m., Jan. 21, 1834, Latham

Thurston Tew [no. 8,472] ; she d. Aug. 10, 1872; no children.

8476 Caroline (Sterne), b. Feb. 6, 1815; m., June 14, 1838, Thomas B. Shear-

man. They had: John Sterne (Shearman), b. Nov. 15, d. Dec. 2,
1840; Rowena (Shearman), b. Mar. 5, 1S42, m., Nov. 24, 1864, Stephen
Albro, a mnfg. jeweler in Providence, R. I., b. April 22, 1839, and have
Alice Lovering (Albro), b. Feb. 23, 1881 ; John Sterne (Shearman), b.
April 6, 1843; Wanton Taber (Shearman), b. April 26, d. July 20, 1846;

* Smith Family.

Sabi'a Smith was theda. of Elijah and Elsther (>[yrick), Smith, g-da. of Benjamin and
Sarah (Way) Smith, g-jr-fla. of Francis Smith, and g-g-g-da. of Richard Smith. Esther
Myrick was the (Ux. of EHsha and Grace (Rogers) Myri(;k, andg-da. of John and Eliza-
beth (Trowbridge) Myriclv. Elizabeth Trowbridge "was the da. of James and Margaret
(Atherton) Trowbridge, and g-da. of Thomas Trowbridge. Mai'garet Atherton was the
da. of Humphrey Atherton. Grace Rogers was the da. of Daniel and Grace (Williams)
Rogers, g-da. of Samuel and Mary'(Sttinton) Rogers, and g-g-da. of James and Elizabeth
(Rowland) Rogers. Elizabeth Rowland was the da. of Samuel Rowland. .Mary Stan-
ton was the da. of Thomas and Anne (Tjord) Stanton. Anne Lord was the da. of
Thomas and Dorothy Lord. Grace Williams w'as the da. of Thomas and Joanna Wil-
liams. Sarnh Way was probably the da. of George and Susanna (Xest) Way, g-da. of
George and Elizabeth (Smith) Way, and g-g-da. of Henry and Elizabeth Way. Elizabeth
Smith was the da. of John and Joanna Smith. Susanna Nest was the da. of Joseph
and Sarah (Bodington) Nest.



534



THURSTON GENEALOGIES.



Wanton Taber (Shearman), b. Aug. i, 1847; Jannes Turner (Shear-
man), 1). Jan. 10, 1S49; Maria Sterne (Shearman), b. Feb. 29, 1S52.

8477 Samuel (Sterne), b. June 21, 1S17; in Newport; m.. May 24, 1 841, Mar-

tha J. ISurdick ; she d. .Apr. 24. 1S81. They had, all members of the
Episcopal ciiurch: Charles Thurston (Sterne), b. June 8, 1S49; Ella
(Sterne), b. May 17, 1853, d. Aug. 2, 1855; Kate (Sterne), b. June 22,
1857, m., Oct., 1878. Grant Perry Taylor, connected with the Newport
National Bank, and have Grant Sterne (Taylor), b. May 22, 1880; So-
phia Eliza (Sterne), b. July 29, 1862.

8478 Charles Thurston (Sterne), b. July 14, iSrg; d. Jan. 23, 1820.

8479 Charles Thurston (Sterne), b. Jan. 23, 1821 ; d. March 5, 1822.

8480 . Georgianna (Sterne), b. Dec. 29, 1822; m., Aug. 6, 1843, William Pitt

Swasey, a sea captain on Staten Island, N. Y. ; she d., having had one
child, who d.

8481 Harriet Elizabeth (Sterne), b. Aug. 3, 1825; m., Jan. 28, 1844, Jerathmel

Bowers Swasey, a carpenter, lost at sea on passage to Georgia, Jan. 7,
1848. They had: Harriet (Swasey), d. ; Jennie (Swasey), m., Nov. 5,
1876, Othniel Foster Nichols, a civil engineer in Brooklyn, N. Y., 1885
building a bridge over the Ohio river at Henderson, Ky. ; both mem-
bers of the Episcopal church. They have Kate .Sterne (^Nichols,)b.
in Trenton, N. J., July 11;, 1880; Elizabeth Juniata (Nichols), b. in
Brooklyn, Oct. 22, 1881; Margaret Foster (Nichols), b. in Henderson,
Dec. 14, 1883.

8482 Martha Rosaline (Sterne), b. April 16, 182S ; d. May 11, 1846.

8483 Andrew Jackson (Sterne), b. Oct. 7, 1830; d. Feb. 23, 1856.

8484 Louisa (Sterne), b. July 16, 1832; d. June 29, 1857.

8484a John (Sterne), b. April 17, 1834; m., Dec. 20, 1855, Elizabeth R. Mum-
ford; he d. March 25, 1863.
X485+Charles Myrick,^ b. Feb. 23, 1792; m. Rachel Hall Pitman.

8486 Child, d. in infancy.

8487 Sophia Eliza,' b. April 3, 1797 ; a devoted. Methodist, d. June 12, 1879; "-n^-
Esther Matilda,' b. July 25, 1800; m., Nov. 24, 1828, William Robinson Pit-
man, a watchmaker and jeweler, formerly in New Bedford, Mass., since
in Newport, R. I. ; she was an active meml^er of the Methodist church, d.
Nov. 7, 1834. They had:

Harriet Elizabeth (Pitman), b. Sept. 20,1829; m., April 6, 1S52, Rev.
Carlos Banning, a Methodist clergyman ; grad. from the Concord The.
Sem., now removed to Boston, Mass , and known as the Boston univer-
sity. Children :

8490 Matilda Thurston (Banning), b. June 30, 1S54; m., Nov. 15, 1877,
Thomas W. Freeborn, and have Jennie Thurston (Freeborn), b.
July 15, 1878; Thomas Lawrence (Freeborn), b. July 8, 1879.

8491 William Carlos (Banning), b. May 17, i860; d. Oct. 10, 1864.

8492 Arthur Staples (Banning), b. June 9, 1862 ; d. Jan. 31, 1865.

8493 Edwin Thomas (Banning), b. May 11, 1864; m., June 13, 1883, Isabel
Thornton of Providence, R. I., where he is a draughtsman.

8494 Mary Elizabeth (Banning), b. Feb. 28, 1S66; m. Benjamin Franklin
Thurston [ 979^ ].

8495 Alice Crocker (Banning), b. Oct. 8, 1868.
William Goddard (Pitman), b. Oct. 15, 1834; m., March 14, 1865, Eugenie

S. Bemis ; * he is a dry goods merchant in Madison, Wis. ; both mem-
bers of the Episcopal church. He says : " I enlisted April, 1861, and
served as sergeant in Co. K, ist Wis. reg., 3 months; August, 1862, I,
with two others, recruited a company, which was assigned to the 23d
reg. infantry; served as adjt. of the reg. until May, 1863, when I was
captain of Co. I, 'which I had helped to raise; resigned in Dec, 1863,
and have since followed my present occupation ; participated in one of
the first skirmishes of the war at Falling Waters, Va., July 2, 1861, in
the first attack on Vicksburg, Dec, 1862; battle of Fort Hindman,

*Eugenic S. Beinis, da. of Frederick [son of Isaac and Louisa (Jones)] and Sarah
Jane (Swan) Bemis of ISoston, Mass. Sarah Jane Swan, da. of Benjamin and Haunali
(Shale) Swan ot Salcni, Mas.s. Hannah Shale, da. of Andrew (gentleman of Dublin
university) and Jane (Elliott) Shale. Jane Elliott, da. of Capt. Benjamin and Abigail
(Groves; EUiott of Beverly, Mass.



POSTERITY OF EUWAKD THURSTON. 535

Jan., 1863; Port Gibson, Champion Hills, Black River Bridge, May,
1863; siege of Vicksburg, July 4, 1863; siege of Jackson, July, 1863;
battle of Carrion Crow bayou, Nov., 1863, beside numerous skirmishes
and guerrilla chases." They have : Bertha Staples (Pitman), b. Aug.
6, bap. Oct. 21, 1865; Jennie Matilda (Pitman), b. Sept. 8, bap. Nov. 3,
1872; Annie Maria (Pitman), b. Oct. 10, 1S74, bap. Feb. 21, 1875.
8497 Harriet Smith,^ b. Sept. 27, 1S04; d. June 3, 1829.

8339

Samuel Thurston ■♦ of Newport, R. I. {jfohn,^ Samuel,^ Edward^),
brother of the preceding, and son of John and Mary (Coffin)' Thurs-
ton of Newport; born there Feb. 9, 1763; married, Aug. 7, 1783,
Mary Landers, daughter of John Landers ; she died Sept. 13, 1816.
He was disowned by the society of Friends, in 1782, for having
shipped on a privateer.

Children.



John,5 b. April 21, 1784; d. May 12, 1785.
84994-John Landers,^ b. Jan. 12, 1786; m. ist, widow Nancy (Lamphear) Burdick ;
2d, wid. Polly Jordan.

8500 Mary,5 b. March 2, 1788 ; d. Sept. 12, 18 10.

8501 Elizabeth Landers,^ b. Feb. 14, 1791 ; m., Oct. 28, 1810, John P. Hammond,

and had Mary Thurston (Hammond), b. June 9, 181 1, d. ; John Henry
(Hammond), b. Oct. 19, 1812, d. ; William (Hammond), b. April 5, 1814;
James (Hammond), b. Oct. 10, 1816; Joseph (Hammond), b. Sept. 19,
1818; Elizabeth Landers (Hammond), b. Sept. 30, 1820; Edward Landers
(Hammond), b. Aug. 16, 1822; Ann (Hammond), b. Oct. 23, 1825; Sarah
(Hammond), b. Aug. 25, 1827, d.; Sarah (Hammond), b. Aug. 29,1829;
Phebe (Hammond), b. Feb. 20, 1832; Laura Wood (Hammond), b. Mar.
16, 1836.

85024-Samuel,^ b. June 13, 1793; m. Elizabeth Gifford.

8503 Paul,' b. Feb. 20, 1796; d. Aug. 7, 1797.

8504-j-Henry Higgins.'b. Sept. 20, 1799; m. Martha Coggeshall Thurston, [no. 8,473].

8341

Edward Thurston < of Freetown, Mass. {Edivard,^ Thotnas,^ Ed-
ward^), eldest son of Edward and Hannah (Dodson) Thurston of
Freetown; born there Sept. 6, 1724; married Parnold Mott of
Dartmouth, Mass.

Children.

8so54-Gardner,5 b. Feb. 15, 1761 ; m. Mary Terry.

8506 Parnold,' d. single, Dec. 27, i8r4.

8507 Deborah,' m. Elisha Davis of Fall River, Mass.
85oS-|-Nathaniel Starbuck,' b. May 10, 177 1 ; m. Lavina Davis.

8509 Hepzibah,' d. single, 183-.

8342

Peleg Thurston 4 {Edward,'^ Tho7nas,^ Edward ^^^ brother of the
preceding, and son of Edward and Hannah (Dodsonj Thurston of
Freetown, Mass. ; bojn there Oct. 24, 1726 ; married Amy Barton of
Warren, R. L ; she died Oct. 8, 1796, aged 59. He was a farmer in
Troy, Mass. died Sept. 29, 1822, aged 95.

Children.

8510 Diadema,' b. 1752; d. single, Sept. 11, 1838.

8511 Peleg Rufus,' b. 1765; was a farmer; d. single, Oct. 6, 1822.



536 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

8512 James,' b. 1770; was a farmer; d. single, April 4, 1829.
8513+Vanium,' b. 1773; m. Mary Gardner.

8514 Hannah,^ m. Rufus Blossom, and had Susan and Barton (Blossom).

8515 Mary,' m. Benjamin Terry of Freetown, Mass., and had

8516 Amy (Terry), m. Ephraim Winslow, b. Feb. 18, 1793; she d., and he m. 2d,
Susan Terry ; he d. Dec. 14, 1843, having (i) Ephraim Napoleon (Wins-
low), b. May 23, 1S24; was chief engineer of the Old Colony R. R., re-
siding in Hyannis, Mass.; m., Nov. 20, 1855, Abby Ann Grossman of
Wareham, Mass., b. Nov. i, 1S34, da. of David P. Grossman of Free-
town, Mass., who d. Oct. 15, 1882, aged 87 ; he d; Dec. 8, 18S0; she d.
July 25, iSSi. They had: Amy Grossman (Winslow), b. Jan. 2, 1S60,
d. March 27, 1S61 ; Mary Luce (Winslow), b. March 12, 1862, m., June
4, 1884, Gharles Frederick Growell, a merchant in Boston, Mass.
(2) Benjamin (Winslow), d. in Galifornia. (3) Andrew Jackson (Wins-
low), b. Oct. 14, 1S36; locomotive engineer on the B. & A. R. R., re-
siding in Brookline, Mass.; m., Dec. 16, 1S64, Susan Elizabeth Hardy,
b. June 3, 1832, da. of Galeb and Mary (Dexter) Hardy of Marion, Mass.

S517 Louisa (Terry), m. George Lawton, and had Job, Joanna and Mary.

8518 Susan (Terry), b. Sept. 25, [811 ; m. Ephraim Winslow, as his 2d wife;
she d. May 29, 1S83.

8344

Thomas Thurston ^ of Freetown, Mass. {Edivard,^ Thomas,^ Ed-
ward'), brother of the preceding, and son of Edward and Hannah
(Dodson) Thurston of Freetown; born there Dec. 25, 1730; mar-
ried, first, Jan i, 1756, Elizabeth Pierce, born Jan. 2, 1734, daugh-
ter of David and Mary (Wood) Pierce of Swansea, Mass. ; she died
Jan. 12, 1794. Second, Hannah Winslow of Freetown; she died
March 20, 1803, aged 79 ; he died June 4, 181 1.

Ghildren.

8519 Mary,' b. Dec. 17, 1756; d. single. May, 1799.

8520 Patience,' b. May 29, 1759; m. William H. Potter, and had William, Benja-

min, Ruby, Elizabeth (Potter).

8521 Elizabeth,' b. Dec. 8, 1760; d. single, April 6, 1846.

8522 Sarah,' b. June 5, 1763; d. single, Nov. 11, 1833; will made June 24, 183 1.
S523 Joseph,' ) twins, born I d. single, Oct. 26, 1828.
8524+Jonathan,' ) June 25, 1765; ) m. ist, Sarah Luther; 2d, Mercy Hathaway.

8525 Phebe,' b. Dec, 1770; d. single, Dec. 30, 1793.

8526 Lydia,' b. May 21, 1773;. d. single. May 24, 1794.

8353

Thomas Thurston "< of Tiverton, R. I. {Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Ed-
ward^), fourth child of Thomas Thurston ; born there Feb. 16, 1750 ;
married, Jan. i, 1776, Patience Beers.

Ghildren.

8527+Samuel,' b. March 28, 1776; m. Mercy Taber.

8528 John,' b. Jan. 22, 1778.

852Q Thomas,' b. Jan. 16, 1780.

85304-George Howland,' b. May 11, 1782; m. Elizabeth Baker.

8355

John Thurston-* of Newport, R. I. {Feleg^ Thomas,^ Edward^),
eldest son of Peleg and Sarah (Borden) Thurston of Newport ; born
there June 15, 1740; married, first, Sarah Feke, daughter of Rob-
ert and Eleanor Feke. Second, April 23, 1772, Abigail Robinson,
daughter of William and Elizabeth Robinson. He died July 5, 1788 ;
she died November, 1840, aged 87.



POSTERITY OF EDWARD THURSTON. 53/

Children.

8531 Sarah,5 b. Aug. 12, 1768; d. Aug. 19, 1787.

8532+John Robinson,^ b. April 24, 1774; m. Mary Ann Bruce.

8533 Peleg,^ b. Jan. 21, 177S; d. July 25, iSoo.

8534 Eliza Wanton,^ b. July 22, 1781 ; m., Nov. 25, 1808, Abraham S. Hallett; d.

Nov. II, 1809.

8535 William Robinson,^ b. April 4, 1784; d. Feb., 1807.

8536 Philip Wanton,5 b. Feb. 28, 17S7 ; d. Dec. 3, 1806.

8363

William Richardson Thurston'' {Peleg,^ Thomas,^ Edward^),
brother of the preceding, and son of Peleg and Amy (Richardson)
Tliurston of Newport, R. I. ; born there July 11, 1766 ; married, first,
Eleanor King, died June 11, 1797. Second, March 8, 1815, Mary
Seaman, daughter of Willet and Mary Seaman of New York ; she
died April ig, 18 ig. Third, July 12, 182 1, Abigail Eveingham,
daughter of Gilbert and Phebe Eveingham of New York, where he
moved when the tonnage of Newport was larger than that of New
York, and engaged in the importation of cloths ; 1846 retired to
Flushing, N. Y., and originated the name of the town, died April
25, 1855.

Children.

8537 Eleanor,^ b. May 21, 1797; d. Sept. 25, 1804.
8538+William Richardson,^ b. May 17, 1817; m. Jane Ridley Day.
8539-l-Joseph Delaplaine,^ b. Feb. 22, 1823 ; m. Mary Wharton.
8540 Edward,^ b. April 3, d. April 4, 1830.



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