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About the year 1784, while Nathaniel Cheney, senior, was felling trees,
" and just got a drove started," he saw his little boy coming in the way of
them, and screamed out, at the top of his voice, " Jump, Moses, jump."
The child sprang behind a large hemlock tree, which screened jhim from
being struck by the falling trunks or branches. This boy, afterward the
famous preacher loved that tree, and used to visit the very stump after they
had felled the tree, continuing until its last remains had decayed. He wrote
the following lines as a



3o6 JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

" Farewell to the Old Hemlock Tree."

Old Hemlock, you're gone ; oh, how lonely I And the lad was secure by Eternal decree,

feel ! Through the watch and the care of the old Hem-
When I knew where you stood then I knew lock tree.

w ere o n . qj^ Hemlock, you're gone ; yet I see where you

'Twas thither I flew when no other could save, ^ ,

, . , r , Stood,

And the tall evergreen saved the boy from the a j • ^ j • u j

-^a 5 1 j^nj pointed your green spnggy hands up to



grave.



God;



My God, didst thou plant that strong-rooted tree, Ne'er shall I forget, with my heart full of joy,
On the side of this hill, just to save one like me? How you kept the command and protected the
" Yes," answers my Lord, " when 'twas small as boy.

^ '^' , , , , , „ Old Hemlock, thou'rt gone ; 'tis a warning

I bid it stand there and watch and take care. ,,

to all.

My Lord and my King! thy command was That just as thou didst, so must we all fall ;

obeyed, Farewell, then, old friend! and this pledge I
When the fast-falling trees threatened death o'er give thee,

my head ; I'll be kind unto others, as thou wast unto me.

CHILDREN, (i to VI b. in Sanbornton, N. H.

L NATHAN SMITH,^ b. Sept. 1800 ; d. June 18, 1803.

XL RUTH,'' b. Sept., d. Nov., 1802.

m. RUTH,^ 1 \ rci. Rev. Edward Mitchell.

)■ b. Sept. 10, 1803, \
IV. NAOMI,'' J I m- Asahel Clarke.

335. V. NATHAN SMITH,^ b. June 16, 1806.

336. VI. NATHANIEL,^ b. July 4, 1S08.

vn. ABIGAIL CHELLIS,'' b. Aug. 21, 1810, in New Durham,
N. H. ; m. April 17, 1827, Charles E. Durgin.

337. VIII. MOSES ELA,'' b. Dec. 10, 1812, in Sanbornton.

338. IX. SIMEON PEASE,^ b. April 18, 1818, in Meredith, N. H.

339. X. JOSEPH YOUNG,' b. April 17, 1820, in Meredith.

XI. ELIZABETH ELA,' b. in Brentwood, N. H., Feb. 23, 1823;
a singer of remarkable sweetness and power. Was associated
with her brothers in concert tours, m. Aug. 2, 1848, Charles
Wesley Perkins j daughter, Abbie Cheney Perkins, b. Nov. 18,
185 1, educated in music in this country and Germany; a cele-
brated pianist ; m. John Va7ice Cheney.

I 08. ISRAEL ELA,6 (Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Daniel,^
Daniel, 2 John, 1) b. in Sanbornton, N. H. June 10, 1788, m.
in Campton, N. H. Dec. 20, 181 2, Sarah, dau. of Ebenezer
and Jane (Burbeck) Little, b. May 23, 1786; she d. Sept.
21, 1848. He was a musical genius, and a fine singer. He
lived at Campton, N. H. afterward at Derby, Vt. until their
latter years, when he removed to Lowell, Mass.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 307

CHILDREN.

I. LUCY LITTLE,^ b. Aug. 12, 1813, d. Oct. 21, 1852.
II. JANE LITTLE,'? b. Oct. 14, 181 5, d. Oct. 18, 1842.

340. in. DANIEL LITTLE/ b. Sept. 16, 181 7, rem. to Napa, California.
IV. ELIZABETH ELA,'? b. April 22, 1819.

V. SARAH,^b. April 30, i82i,m. A. Z?^/^^//, res. in Brooklyn, N. Y.

341. VI. LUTHERLELAND,^b. April 1 6, 1 823; res. in Philadelphia, Pa.

342. VII. JAMES DEERING,Tb. Oct. 3, 1825; res. near Portland, Me.

343. VIII. HENRY,'? b. March 24, 1828; Scarborough, Me.

IX. ABIGAIL COATES,'? b. Oct. 18, 1830, m. June 14, 1852,
Samuel A. Crozer, b. Dec. 25, 1825. He is a Cotton manufac-
turer ; res. at Upland, Pa.

I 09, EPHRAIM,6 (Ephraim,5 Timothy,* John,^ Damel,^
John,i) b. in Roxbury May 25, 1767, m. Dorcas, dau. of his
uncle Edward and Abigail (Hale) Cheney, b. July 8, 1773,
d. Aug. 17, 182 1. He was a citizen of Brandon Vt. for
some time, then removed to Papineauville, Province of
Quebec, where he made his home with his daughter Lucy
and her husband, Mr. Tucker. He d. May 17, 1852.

CHILDREN.

I. ABIATHAR,'? b. Jan. 18, 1796, m. Mercy McDonald, who was
born May 7, 1794.

II. ABIGAIL,'^ b. Feb. 17, 1798, m. Saimiel Biirnell. She d. Feb.
21, 1823.

345. ni. EPHRALM,'' b. May 30, 1800.

IV. LUCY,^ b. July 6, 1802, m. Oct. 26, 1824, Stephen Tucker. They
removed to Chatham, Lower Canada, and, in 1826, to that part
of the Seignory of " La Petite Nation " now called Papineau-
ville, Quebec ; and again to the township of Clarence, Ontario.
He was a brick-maker ; afterward carried on the business of
lumbering and merchandise, together with farming. His son
Stephen Tucker, Jr. was born at Papineauville, Dec. 10, 1835,
and mar. Sept. 14, 185Q, Margaret Dickson, b. Oct. 18, 1835.
They have children : [i] Stephen Luther Tucker, b. Aug. 2, i860,
m. Jan. 13, 1886, Martha Moffat, b. June 11, 1859, [ii] Willard
Jefferson Tucker, b. Aug. 24, 1 862, m. June 1 6, 1 886, Francis Mary
Victoria Wilson, b. July 19, 1861, [iii] Helena Lucy Kate Tucker,



3o8 JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

b. March 19, 1865, m. June i, 1887, Arthur E. Wilson, [iv] Elmer
Lincoln Tucker, b. July i, 1868, [v] Gilbert Edwin Tucker, b.
Sept. 18, 1870, m. Sept. 4, 1895, Mary McLaurin, b. Oct. 3,
1870, [vi] Ethel Maud Maggie Tucker, b. Oct. 13, 1874. Mr.
Stephen Tucker, Senior, d. July 31, 1884 ; Mrs. Lucy (Cheney)
Tucker d. March 3, 1886. Stephen Tucker, Jr. entered into
business with his father ; for some time carried on a saw-mill
and agency of their business at the city of Montreal. Latterly
has given his entire attention to farming, his second son carry-
ing on the store, and the lumbering business no longer engaged
in.

V. POLLY,'' b. July 18, 1804, m. i^t Daniel Smith, and 2* Elijah

Dodge. Her daughter Helen m. Saimiel Seager.

346. VI. THOMAS JEFFERSON.'^

III. TIMOTHY,^ (Timothy,^ Timothy,^ John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. Sept. 12, 1773, bapt. at Lancaster Aug. 7, 1774,
m. in Westmoreland, N. H. Jan. 25, 1798, Amity Submit
Warner, b. Aug. 16, 1780.

He resided in Middlebury, and Rutland, Vt. until the
winter of 1811-12, when he removed to Onondaga co. N. Y.,
and d. at Auburn several years later.

CHILDREN.
I. CURTIS WARNER,^ b. in 1800, d. at Rochester, N. Y. in 1823.

347. n. LUCIUS AUGUSTUS,^ b. July 23, 1802.

348. m. HORATIO NELSON,'? b. Dec. 27, 1805.

349. IV. TIMOTHY COLLINGWOOD,^ b. May 7, 1808.

V. PRENTISS DANA,^ b. Nov. 10, 1810, d. at New Orleans, La.
in 1832.

VI. CAROLINE MATHILDA,'? b. Aug. 5, 1813, m. Dr. Albert

M. Warner, now of Waukesha, Wis.
VII. LORIN LEANDER," b. Feb. 11, 1816, d. Aug. 20, 1841,
unmarried.

I I 2. ELIAKIM,6 (Timothy,^ Timothy,^ John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. Sept. 2, bapt. at Lancaster Sept. 10, 1775, m. in
Westmoreland, N. H., Jan. 20, 1799, Rosina Warner, a
sister of his brother Timothy's wife. He removed to
Rutland, Vt.



CHENEY GENEALOGY.



309



CHILDREN.
I. EMILY," b. Nov. 10, 1800, d. young.
352. II. HIRAM LITTLEFIELD,^ b. Jan. 4, 1804.

III. EMILY LITTLEFIELD,'^ b. , d. young.

IV. WARNER ELIAKIM,' b. Oct. 30, 1808, d. young.
V. STEPHEN,^ d. young.

VI. ENOCH COOKJ b. Jan. 12, 1811.

VII. ROSINA L.,'^ b. Mar. 11, 1814, m. Curtis; resides at

Piqua, O.

I 15. HIRAM,6 (Timothy ,5 Timothy,* John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. in Rutland, Vt. May 29, 1783, m. i'*, in Rutland,
Vt. Lucy, dau. of Capt. Barney ; m. 2^^, in Castleton, Vt.
181 1, Joanna Hawkins. He was a cabinet-maker, and also
a house-builder. Acquired considerable property. Was killed
by the accidental discharge of a gun at Castleton, Vt. Jan.
24, 1810.

^ ^ CHILDREN.

354. I. LOREN BARNEY."

355. II. ALBERT NELSON," b. Nov. 7, 1813.

356. III. WILLIAM PRENTISS,^ b. Feb. 14, 1816.

IV. LUCY LOOMIS," b. Sept. 1818, m. Charles Imes.
V. GEORGE W.'' Resides at Glens Falls, N. Y,

I 16. Dr. PRENTISS DANA,^ (Timothy ,5 Timothy,*
John, 3 Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Rutland, Vt. Jan. 14, 1786, m.
I®*, Aug. 7, 1807, Betsey Murray; she d. Oct. 31, 1821.
He m. 2*^, Feb. 12, 1822, Lucinda Goodale, who d. Jan. 8,
1875. ^^ studied medicine and practised at Addison, Vt.
His residence was near "Chimney Point," in the western
part of the town. He d. Jan. 16, 1842.

CHILDREN.

357. I. MURRAY,'? b. Feb. 28, 1809.

II. LAURA SUSANNA,'? b. Aug. 28, 1810, m. i^ JK^oble Eldridge;
m. tP- John Calvin j m. 3^ Dr. Henry Bragg j d. in Carrollton,
111.

in. CHARLOTTE ISABELLA,^ b. July 26, 181 2, m. in Addison,
Vt. Sept. 29, 1835, David Clement Goodale, M. D., who was
b. in Weybridge, Vt. Nov. 10, 1809, being a son of Jared and
Patience (Sumner) Goodale. He studied medicine with Dr.



3IO JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

Prentiss Dana Cheney (above-mentioned,) andgrad. from Castle-
ton, Vt. Medical College. Was secretary of the first Medical
Society of Addison Co., Vt., and editor of the " Green Mountain
Argus." Practised at Canton, Vt. till 1840, then at Addison,
Vt. afterward in Essex co.. New York, at Port Henry and
Adirondack Iron Works, and at Traverse City, Mich, prior to
1 86 1. Then was a hotel proprietor some time. Returned to
Traverse City, Mich., where he d. Nov. 13, 1878.

Children: (i) A son, b. June 28, 1836, d. early; (2) Rosalthe
Angela Goodale, b. July 16, 1837, d. early; (3) Helen Rosalthe
Goodale, b. Sept. 12, 1838, m. in Traverse City, Mich. Oct. 8,
1856, Thomas Alden Hitchcock, b. in Fort Covington, N. Y.
Nov. 3, 1828, son of Lorenzo Earle and Jerusha I. (Alden)
Hitchcock of Fort Covington. Children : [i.] Harriet Isabella
Hitchcock, b. Aug. 19, 1857, [ii.] Lorraine Isadore Hitchcock,
b, Jan, 25, i860, [iii.] Agnes Mary Hitchcock, b. Sept. 15, 1862,
d. of organic heart disease Oct. 12, 1877; [iv.] Earle Clement
Hitchcock, b. Aug. 24, 1865, m. Auretta Cressey June 18, 1895 ;
resides at Detroit, Mich, is with the Detroit Telephone Co.
[v.] Flora Helen Hitchcock, b. June 18, 1872, m. Osbey Wilson
of Indianapolis, res. at Traverse City, Mich. (4) Agnes
Charlotte Goodale, b. June 5, 1842, (5) Charles Byron Good-
ale. Reside at Traverse City, Mich. Mrs. Charlotte Isabella
(Cheney) Goodale, d. Nov. 22, 1886, and was buried beside her
husband in the City Cemetery.

358. IV. LUCIAN PRENTISS,^b. Aug. 25, 1814.

V. MARCIUS FABIUS,^b. March 10, 1816.

VI. BETSEY ANN,'' b. April 16, 1817, m. Hosea Wilder oi Addi-
son, Vt. Child: Isadore Wilder, d. Oct. 4, 1849.

VII. JULIAN AUGUSTUS,^ b. Oct. 25, 1819, d. May i, 1822.
VIII. ELIZA,'' b. July 12, d. Sept. 26, 1821.
IX. FANNY,'' b. May 4, 1826, m. William Gree?i. Resides in the
old homestead at West Addison, Vt.

X. CAROLINE," b. May 28, 1828, m. i^\ Moses Foss. Child:

Moses Dana Foss. M. 2*1, Datiiel B. Hyatt.

XI. LUCINDA,'' b. Sept. 8, 1830.

XII. LIVIA MERCY,^ b. Sept. 13, \?,2,^,xa. Edwin Hoy t. Children:
(i) Alphonso Prentiss Hoyt, b. May 6, i860, d. Jan. 20, 1863,

(2) Edwin Augustus Hoyt, b. Jan. 13, 1862, d. June 28, 1884,

(3) Prentiss Cheney Hoyt, b. Aug. i, 1869.
359. XIII. AUGUSTUS DANA.T b. Dec. 14, 1836.

Three other children were born, who d. in infancy.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 311

I I 7. SAMUEL,6 (Edward,^ Timothy,* John,3 Daniel,2
John,i) b. in Stow Jan. 11, 1772, m. Jan. i, 1795, Sarah
Allen, b. in Concord Dec. 22, 1769. He went as a boy to
Brandon, Vt. and spent his life there. Sixty four years,
almost, he and his wife enjoyed together. He d. Oct. 4,
1858; she d. Aug. 15, 1859, aged 89 years.

CHILDREN.

I. SAIMUEV b. Nov. 22, 1795.

360. n. GEORGE ALLEN," b. Aug. 18, 1797.

361. ni. URIAH," b. Jan. 29, 1800.
IV. JOHN," b. Uay 27, 1802.

V. SETH," b. Sept. 11, 1804, d. July 16, 1813.

362. VI. JOSIAH WALTON," b. Dec. 13, 1806.

vn. SARAH MARLV b. May i, 1810, d. Aug. 9, 1813.
vm. SARAH LAVINIA," b. May i, 1813.

I I 8. EDWARD,6 (Edward,° Timothy ,* John,^ Daniel,^
John,^) b. Sept. 18, 1777, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Capt. Abra-
ham and Bethiah Gilbert, of Brandon, Vt. He d. Aug. 22,
181 2. After his death she m. 2^ Simeon Clifford.*

Mr. Cheney resided at Brandon, Vt. was a deacon of the
church, a man of excellent repute.

CHILDREN.

I. GILBERT," b. Aug. 26, 1800, m. Deborah Spooner, b. June 15,

1798. He d. Dec. 16, 1879, and she d. June 30, 1880. Child:
Cyrus,^ b. about 1829, went to California in 1849, leaving them
practically childless. Dr. and Mrs. Kidder (iv, (i) below,) gave
them generous care in their declining years.

II. HALE."

III. NANCY."

IV, LOIS," b. Jan. 22, 1813, m. i^t, March 30, 1831, Almoti Torrey,

b. in Sudbury, Vt. Dec. 22, 1806, d. at LeRoy, N. Y. of lung
fever March 4, 1840. Children: (i) Helen A. Torrey, b.
March 6, 1832, m. Dr. Kidder of Brandon, Vt. Oct. 8, 1856.
She d. Aug. iS, 1891. They were highly respected persons,

* They had one son, Marcus G. Clifford, b. Sept. 30, 1831, who resides at Hubbardton, Vt. Sim-
eon W. Clifford, a son of Mr. Simeon Clifford by his first wife, was the second husband of Lois
Cheney.



312 JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

members of the Congregational church. (2) William E, Torrey,
b. May 20, 1834, grew up an industrious, patriotic young man ;
on the breaking out of the Rebellion he offered to enlist, but
his health was so poor he failed to be accepted until in 1863
he enlisted in the 10"^ Cavalry ; died of spotted fever in camp
near Owosso, Mich. Nov. 22, 1863. (3) Charles O. Torrey, b.
July 8, 1836. He left for the West to seek his fortune at 17
years of age. Lived 21 years in Kane co. 111., then moved
further away from his native state, to Manchester, Iowa where
his fine brick residence stands to-day. He served two years in
CO. F, 27*1^ Iowa Vol. Inf.; was severely wounded at the battle
of Pleasant Hill, La. April 9, 1864. Resuming civil hfe gladly
when " the cruel war " was over, he was in the Grain and
Furniture business from Dec. 1865 till 1893. Since that time
he has taken a well-earned rest from active toil and care, except
a limited amount of Insurance business. He m. Nov. 5, 1859,
Susan A. Roe. Children: [i] Edith M. Torrey, b. April 30,
i86i,d. Aug. II, i860; [ii] Clarence A. Torrey, b. Aug, 28,
1 869, graduated from Cornell Univ. and is in the staff of the
Library department of Chicago University ; [iii] Bertha E,
Torrey, b. Nov. 22, 1872, d. June 4, 1882, a sweet, lovable child ;
[iv] Elmer O. Torrey, b. Nov. 16, 1879, d. April 19, 1882.

(4) Frances E. Torrey, b. Sept. 18, 1839, m. Sept. 12, 1864,
Delano F. Goodrich, of Brandon, Vt.; Children: [i] Charles
D. Goodrich, b. Sept. 7, 1866, d. of concussion of the brain
from being run over, June 4, 1879, [ii] Butler A. Goodrich, b.
Nov. 24, 1868, a merchant in Brandon, Vt, [iii] Etta E. Good-
rich, b. June 13, 1 87 1, m. George A. Quilty of Cambridgeport,
Mass. [iiii] Grace F. Goodrich, b. Aug. 13, 1873, a type-setter
on the Brandon Union, [v] Bertha R. Goodrich, b. Oct. 13,
1875, m. Frank H. Osborn, of Peterboro Mass.

Mrs. Lois Cheney Torrey, after the death of her first hus-
band, m. 2^1, Nov. 15, 1842, at Brandon, Vt. Simeon W. Clifford
being his second wife. Children: (i) Elhanan W. Clifford, b,
Jan. 20, 1844, m. i^*^ Nov. 28, 1866, Ella Dunkley of Pittsford,
Vt. ; she d. Sept. 22, 1892 ; child, John Vertin Clifford, b. Oct.
13, 1887 ; he m. 2*1 Oct. i, 1896, Jennie Giddings; is a manu- X,
facturer. (2) Merritt W. Clifford, b. March 17, 1875, rn- I^ec.
23, 1896, Bessie Kinsman, of Rutland, Vt. ; is a successful
farmer at Pittsford Mills, Vt. (3) Edward R. Clifford, who en-
listed in the lo"^ Mich. Vol. Cavalry, and d. of chronic diarrhea, at
hospital in Tennessee, Feb. 8, 1864. Mrs. Lois Cheney (Torrey)
Clifford m. 3'^ April 16, 1851, Sifneon Jejikins, of Pittsford, Vt.
He d. in Owosso, Mich. Feb. 8, 1861. Child : Frank L. Jenkins,



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 313

b. March 16, 1853 ; he is a leading merchant of Dover, Iowa, a
prominent member of the M. E. church ; has filled the office of
mayor of the city.

Mrs. Lois Cheney Jenkins m. ^^^ Feb. 22, 1866, Mr. J. C.
Rich. They lived pleasantly on a little farm i j4 miles out of
Brandon, Vt. until his death, which occurred March 24, 1892.
The widow has now a calm, serene old age in the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Goodrich, after a quadruple service of her gener-
ation, having given an immeasurable amount of loving service
to her family, and communicated nobly to the life of others.

I 20. JOHN,6 (John,-5 Moses/ John,3 Daniel,^ John,i) b. in
Groton, July 29, 1763, m. in Groton March 4, 1784, Abigail,
dau. of Josiah and Jemima (Nutting) Blodget, of Dunstable,
b. Sept. 4, 1764, d. Sept. i, 1859. ^"^^ following extracts
from the Archives of Massachusetts, show his Revolutionary-
services.

Cheney, John, Dunstable. Descriptive list of enlisted men raised
agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, dated Lincoln, July 21, 1779; Capt.
Kendal's co., 7th regt. ; age, 1 6 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 (also given 5 ft. 4) in. ;
complexion, light ; residence, Dunstable ; delivered to Ensign T. Clark ;
also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce Continental Army for the
term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 16 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Dunstable ; returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood of 6th Mass.
regt. at Springfield, July 3, 1780; marched to camp July 3, 1780, under
command of Lieut. Daniel Fr}-e of the artificers.

Cheeny, John, Dunstable. List of men raised for the 6 months service
and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Japheth Daniels's
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay abstracts for July-Dec, 1 780 ;
enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Dec. 4, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 3 days.

Family tradition gives him a record as a brave privateer,
fighting on sea for the infant republic. In 1792 he removed
to Farmington, Me. and in 1801 to Chesterville. Bought
and carried on a saw-mill. May 11, 181 1, he purchased of
the state of Massachusetts a tract of land in Chesterville
containing 1439 acres and 39 rods. In 1844 or 1845 he re-
moved to Unadilla Forks, N. Y., and died there July 2,
1847. He spelled his name C/ianey, and his descendants
have followed his example.



314 JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

CHILDREN.

369. I. WILLIAM/ b. in Dunstable Aug. 7, 1784.

II. ABIGAIL,'^ b. April 26, 1786, m. Jan. 28, 1806, Joseph Bradbury
b. in York, Me. March 24, 1779, d. Jan. 25, i860. She d. June
11,1860. Children: (i) Milton Bradbury, b. Feb. 19, 1807,
d. Nov. 6, 1822, (2) Chaney C. Bradbury, b. June 30, 1810,
d. Dec. II, 1822, (3) David Bradbury, b. Jan. 20, 1812, d. Dec.
27, 1866, at Port Lavaca, Texas, (4) Amanda Bradbury, b. Sept.
21, 1 8 14, (5) Simon Pierce Bradbury, b. April 18, 181 6, (6)
Mary Bradbury, b. June 4, 181 9, (7) Matilda French Bradbury,
b. Jan. I, 1824.

III. JACOB BLODGET,^ b. Oct. 10, 1788, d. Dec. 11, 1798-

IV. POLLY,'^ b. Feb. 18, 1791, m. in 1808 Andrew Dunning

Linscott, b. Sept. 7, 1785, in Chesterville, Me. He d. Sept. 4,
1838; she d. Feb. 16, 1861, in Jay, Me. Children: (i) New-
ton Linscott, b. Feb. 26, 1809, (2) Andrew Linscott, b. Aug. 10,
181 o, (3) Abigail Linscott, b. Dec. 17, 181 2, (4) John Linscott,
b. April 30, 1 81 5, (5) Jacob Linscott, b. Sept. 8, 181 7, (6) Josiah
Linscott, b. Aug. 3, 1820, (7) Charles Linscott, b. Aug. i, 1824,
(8) Dorcas Linscott, b. March 8, 1828.

370. V. JOHN,'^ b. in Farmington, Me. Oct. 15, 1793.

371. VI. JOSIAH,' b. in Tyngtown [now Wilton] Me. Jan. 9, 1796.

372. VII. LUTHER,' b. in Wilton, Me. May 28, 1798.

373. VIII. JOSEPH,' b. in Wilton, Me. April 30, 1800.

IX. SUSANNA,' b. in Chesterville, Me. April 6, 1802, m. May 20,
1826, Asa Gould, who was b. in Leeds, Me. July 18, 1796, and
d. Oct. 12, 1875. She d. Dec. 25, 1880, in Goodfarm, 111. He
d. at Highland, 111. Oct. 12, 1875. He was a farmer. Chil-
dren: (i) Edwin Chaney Gould, b. April 6, 1827, he gave his
life for his country, being killed by guerrillas while assisting
the citizens of Kirksville, Mo. in repelling an attack upon the
town, Aug. 7, 1862, (2) Asa Milton Gould, b. March 29, 1831,
(3) Roscoe Howard Gould, b. May 10, 1836, (4) Julius Farwell
Gould, b. June 15, 1842, m. July 4, 1865, in Morris, 111., Susan
Sayer. He served his country during the Slaveholder's Rebel-
lion, was sergeant in co. K, 3'^ Illinois Cavalry, and served three
years.
X. JULIA,' b. in Chesterville, Me. July 29, 1804, m. Nov. 2, 1824,
Jeremiah Pease, who was b. in Wilton Me. Sept. 2, 1799, and
d. Oct. 17, 1875. She d. June 3, 1843. He was a wealthy
farmer and a captain in the militia. Children : (i) John Pease,



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315



b. Nov. 30, 1S25, (2) Sarah Peabody Pease, b. March 26,
1827, m. June 24, 1849, Rev. Closes Clement Stanley, b. Jan. 14,
1826, a Protestant Episcopal clergjTnan, (3) Benjamin F. Pease,
b. Aug. 3, 1829, (4) Daniel B. Pease, b. Aug. 25, 1831, (5) John
C. Pease, b. May 13, 1834, (6) Julia C. Pease, b. Feb. i, 1837,
(7) Lydia Emily Pease, b. Aug. 15, 1839.

121. LUTHER,6 ( John,5 Moses,* John,3 Damel,^ John,i)

b, in Dunstable July 7, 1775, m. Anna Richardson, b. Aug.
22, 1777 ; she d. Oct. 16, 1846. He resided a large part of
his life at Wilton, ^Nle. ; d. Sept. 7, 1S51.

CHILDREN.

I. ANNA," b. Sept. 18, 1797, m. Nov. 17, 1822, John Scales.
Child: Samuel Scales. She d. in June, i860. Mr. Scales d.
March 25, 1825.

374. n. THOMAS," b. Sept. 17, 1799.

in. CALVIN," b. April 19, 1802, d. Sept. 13, 1803.

375. IV. ABIEL" b. Sept. 24. 1804.

V. ABIGAIL," b. April 12, 1S06, d. Feb. 20, 1832.

376. VI. LUTHER," b. April 29, 1S09.

VII. SUSANNA,' b. Jan. i, 1811, m. i*', Dec. 29, 1835, Timothy
Macoviber, who d. June 2, 1848; she m. z^ Jeremiah Walker,
who d. Sept. 10, 1878. Her son, Andrew B. Macomber, served
in the Civil War, Was mustered into co. E, is'i^ Me. Vol. Inf.,
Col. Neal Dow, and served two years; re-enlisted Feb. 29, 1864,
was corporal of co. B, 30*1^ Me. Vol. Inf.

377. VIII. CALVIN," b. May 21, 1814.

378. IX. FARWELL," b. Feb. 20, 1S18.

X. MARY B.," b. Jan. 14, 1821. m. Jan. 15. 1841, Daniel Jennings.

\T1. ISAAC,6 (John,5 Moses,'^ John,^ Daniel,^ John,i)
b. in Dunstable, Sept. 23, 1780, m. i^% Dec. 31, 1805, Sally,
dau. of Thomas and Sarah (Davis) Farvvell, b. in Groton,
March 7, 1785. She d. Dec. 5, 1811 : and he m. 2*^, Susan
Swallow, of Dunstable. He went to Washington, N. H. to
aid in the construction of the great turnpike about 1803. He
ret. to Dunstable after a number of years and resided there
until his death, March 26, 1866.



3i6 JOHN; SIXTH GENERATION.

CHILDREN.

379. I. THOMAS FARWELV b. Feb. 12, 1807.

380. II. ISAAC,^ b. April 11, 1809.

381. III. JOHN BLODGETT,^ b. Nov. 22, 1811.

IV. SARAH FARWELL/ b. 181 7 ; m. June 6, 1855, Edmund

F. Day, of Boston.

382. V. ASA SWALLOW,^ b. in Dunstable Aug. 26, 181 8.

383. VI. WILLIAM FARWELL/ b. Jan. 12, 1821.

384. VII. EDMUND WHITEMORE,^ b. April 11, 1823.

VIII. SUSAN,'^ b. April 22, 1825 ; m. Warren Lane, and resides in
Lanesville.
IX. JULIA ANN/ b. Dec. 28, 1827; d. Nov. 27, 1839.

385. X. CHARLES AUGUSTUS,^ b. Sept. 2, 1830,

XI. HARRIET MARIA,^ b. Sept. 2, 1832, m. in Boston, Sept. 11,
1885, Ira Choate, b. in Essex in 1820, (his 2^ wife); resides in
Somerville.
XII. PHEBE GRINNELL,'' b. July 20, 1834; m. Cyrus Barnes,
res. in Maiden.

I 23. KENDALL,^ (John,5Moses,4 John,3Daniel,2John,i)
b. in Dunstable, May 16, 1792, m. Martha Blood of Mollis;
she d. in Lincoln, Me. in 1861. He resided a portion of his
life in New Hampshire; removed to Boston; died in 1828.

CHILDREN.

I. SARAH PUTNAM,'^ b. in 1814, m. Rider, d. in April, 1896.

11. MARTHA MARIA,^ b. in 1818, m. at Holden, Me. Nov. 4,
1847, Reif. Alvift Jones Bates, then of Brewer, Me. Adopted
child, now Mrs. J. F. Tobin, of Camden, Me.

HI. KENDALL,^ d. in 1849.

I 24, LUTHER,6 (Moses,5 Moses,* John,^ Daniel,2John,i)
b. [in Orange, Mass.] May 9, 1788, m. Sabra, dau. of
James and Phebe (Thayer) Allen b. at Mendon Dec. 28,
1788 ; she d. at the house of her son, Luther Norman
Cheney, in Ogdensburg, N. Y. June 3, 1885, at the age of
96. He was an innkeeper, farmer and blacksmith. He
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Vt. where he Hved many years. He d. at Barnard, Vt.
Dec. 2, 1848. " He was a man of marked pubHc spirit,
always prompt to plan for and to aid in promoting the best
interests of the community in which he lived. In 18 19 he
was chosen captain of the Artillery company of Barnard,
and held the office several years. In 1823 he purchased a
hotel and was the proprietor of it a number of years. From
1820 till 1832 he was a justice of the peace ; and was town
clerk from 1835 till 1841. He built and owned a saw-mill in
the western part of the town, and also built several dwelling-



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