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n. JASON STEELE,8 b. Aug. 16, 1848, removed to Troy, S. D.

m. WILLIAM JARVIS.^ b. Feb. 2, 1852; a railroad man in Wis-

IV. MOSES ELA, jr.,^ b. April 24, 1855.

v. KATHARINE JARVIS,8 b. July 8, 1858.

VI. MARY ANTIETAM,8 b. Oct. 7, 1862.

338. SIMEON PEASE,' (Moses,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathan-
iel,"* Daniel,'^ Daniel,^ John, i) b. in Meredith, N. H., April
18, 1818, m. in Groveland, N. Y. June, 1847, Christiana
Vance. Was a teacher of singing and a concert singer from
his youth. He resided many years at Dorset Vt. He
breathed out notes which will be immortal, in the poems
entitled "Wood Notes Wild." He d. in Franklin, Mass.
May 10, 1890.


604. I. JOHN VANCE,s b. Dec. 29, 1848.

605. II. ALBERT BAKER,s b. March 30, 1852.

339. JOSEPH YOUNG," (Moses,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathan-
iel,^ Daniel,3 Daniel,^ John,i) b. in Meredith, N. H. April
17, 1820; m. Sept. 12, 1849, Juliette McNab, b. Sept. 13,
1824. He spent his life in his native state, except the period
of his concert tours. He had rare gifts of song, mimicry
and humour, and did a fine life-work as a teacher of singing.


I. KATHARINE ].,» b. Jan. 24, 1853.
II. CARLOS M.,8 b. Sept. 25, 1855, d. July 25, 1856.
HI. JOHN M.,8 b. Jan. 6, 1859.
IV. CYNTHIA R.,8 b. July 11, 1862.

345. EPHRAIM,' (Ephraim,6 Ephraim,^ Timothy,'*
John, 3 Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Brandon, Vt. May 30, 1800, m.
Sept. 6, 182 1, Huldah, dau. of Dea. Samuel Burnell, b. in
Brandon March i, 1798. In 1814 he walked to Plattsburgh,
N. Y. with several other boys to enlist in the service of our
country but learned of the great victories of our army and
navy, and found his patriotic consecration unneeded. He was
a hatter — made fine, silk hats — in his native town many years.
Was a member of the Congregational church from his youth,
and made a "family altar" in his home, where a passage
from the Bible and prayer were heard morning and evening
through his long life. He was active in the organized militia
of the state, and received commissions from Governor Palmer
as i*^ lieutenant and captain in 1834 ^^^ 1835. ^^ 1850 he
moved to Papineauville, Canada, where he engaged in farm-
ing and commission business. In 1870 he removed to Fort
Scott, Kansas, where he d. June 20, 1883, after 62 years of
wedded bliss.

I. A child who died in infancy.
611. II. AMOS BURNELL,8 b. Dec. 14, 1823.

III. WILLIAM EDWIN,8b. Oct. 15, 1827, d. Oct. 2, 1849.

346. THOMAS JEFFERSON,' (Ephraim,^ Ephraim,^
Timothy,* John, 3 Daniel, ^ John,^) b. at Brandon, Vt. in 1806,
m. Jan. 11, 1832, Dasinda Barker. He d. in New York
city in 18^7.

•^ ^' CHILD.

ISADORA BARKER,^ b. Dec. 16, 1833, m. Oct. 8, 1851,
Edward Austin Tuttle, son of Silas and Sarania Tuttle, b.
Nov. 12, 1827, at Whippany, N. J. Children : (i) Arthur Cheney
Tuttle, b. Jan. 11, 1853, m. is', Feb. 22, 1873, Bessie Pink, who
d. in 1883, m. 2"^, Theresa Burnett, and has children, [i.] Alfred


Tuttle, b. April 12, 1874, m. May 20, 1896, Edytha Van Wart,
[ii.] Theodore Tuttle, b. Nov. 11, 1876, [iii.] Edward Arthur
Tuttle, b. Oct. 20, 1881,(2) Emilie Florence Tuttle, b. Oct. 25,
1854, m. Dec. 5, 1877, Jonathan Dickinson Condit, and has
children, [i.] Florence Condit, [ii.] Rosalind Condit, [iii.] Katrina
Condit. (3) Isadora Tuttle, b. Feb. 23, 1857, m. April 28,
1892, Norman Meriy Ward, and had children, [i.] Norman Tuttle
Ward, b. April 18, d. in August, 1893, [ii.] Mabel Ward, b. May
27, 1894, d. June 18, 1895. (4) Laura Baker Tuttle, b. March
4, 1859, (5) George William Tuttle, b. May 31, 1861, d. Aug.,
1881. (6) Herbert Barker Tuttle, b. Oct. 27, 1864,(7) Agnes
Tuttle, b. July 15, 1870. Mrs. Tuttle has contributed well to
the work of tracing the lines of Cheney genealogy. Her home
is in New York city.

347. LUCIUS AUGUSTUS,' (Timothy,^ Timothy,^
Timothy,* John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Vermont, July 23,
1802, removed with his parents to Onondaga co. N. Y. in
181 1, and resided there until his death. He m. in Oct. 1S26,
Sarah, dau. of Eliiah and Sarah (More) Bicknell of Morris-
ville, N. Y., b. March 31, 1804, d. Sept. 29, 1880. He was
a contractor and builder, a selectman of Syracuse village
three years after its incorporation. He d. Oct. 12, 1880.

I. CURTIS WARNER,« b. July 31. 1827, d. Dec. 23, 1828.

612. n. AUGUSTUS BYRON,^ b. Aug. 7, 1829.

613. m. LUCIAN HARRIS0N,8b. Oct. 9, 1831.

IV. ELLEN MERSYLVIA,8 b. March 29, 1S35 ; is a school-teacher
of experience ; resides at Syracuse.

V. GEORGE NELSON,* b. April 2, 1837 ; was a private in co. A,
12th reg. N. Y. V. Inf. Went into the first battle of Bull Run
July 18, 1861, and was "missing when the battle was over."

614. VI. EDWARD ALONZO,8 b. Oct. 2, 1840.

348. HORATIO NELSON," (Timothy,6Timothy,5
Timothy,^ John,3 Daniel,^ John,i) b. in Rutland, Vt. Dec.

27, 1805, m. at Albany, N. Y. Feb. 6, 1833, Marsylvia J.,
dau. of Levi and Permelia (Colburn) Chapman, b. at
Albany, N. Y. April 3, 1813, d. at Asheville, N. Caro. Dec.

28, 1891.


He was appointed weigh-master of tlie U. S. Customs
Department at Syracuse, N, Y., a point rendered important
at that time by the Erie canal, which conveyed both passen-
gers and freight in great numbers. He became one of the
principal citizens of the growing town. Was a politician of
influence, a personal friend of Hon. W. H. Seward, who
lived near bv, at Auburn, N. Y. He and his brother Loren
L. were killed in the fire and gunpowder explosion which
occurred at S)'^racuse Aug. 20, 1841.


615. I. CLARENCE CHAPMAN,* b. Aug. 19, 1834.

n. MARY PERMELL\,8 b. Aug. 17, 1S36, d. March 17, 1840.

III. SYLVIA,« b. May 12, 1838, m. in Chicago, 111., Sept. 6, 1870,

Charles AugusUts Chapman, son of Dr. Reuben Jerald and
Phebe (Striker) Chapman, b. Nov. 4, 1838, at Picton, Canada,
whither his father, a New Hampshire man, had removed for the
practice of his profession. Mr. Chapman is vice-president of
the Western Bank Note Co. of Chicago. Children : (i) Clarence
Cheney Chapman, b. July 5, 1871, (2) Walter Augustus Chap-
man, b. Dec. 14, 1873, (3) Bertha Sylvia Chapman, b. Oct. 10,
1875, (4) Grace Lillie Chapman, b. April 5, 1879.

IV. CLINTON LEVI,8 b. Oct. 18, 1840, d. Sept. 26, 1843.

349. TIMOTHY COLLINGWOOD," (Timothy,^ Tim.-
othy,-^ Timothy,^ John,-^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. in Rutland, Vt.
May 7, 1808, m. Aug. 26, 1832, Ann Belden, dau. of Silas
Cook of Montville, N.J. b. April 4, 1813, d. Sept. 7, 1854.
He resided at Syracuse, N. Y.


616. I. PREx\TISS DANA,8 b. April 20, 1836, m, i^t Sarah Bristol,

m. 2'* Carrie Burnett.
II. FRANCES MARSYLVIA,8 b. Jan. 17, 1839, m. Alva IV.
Palmer of Syracuse, and resides there.

III. SILAS COOK,8 b. Dec. 14, 1840, d. at Galveston, Texas, Oct.

23, 1858.

IV. MARY ELIZABETH,^ b. March 7, 1843, m. Edward E. Coats-

worth of Syracuse; d. Feb. 12, 1888.
v. CHARLOTTE COOK,* b. June 30, 1845, d. July 11, 1866.
VI. HORATIO NELS0N,8b. Jan. 21, 1848.
VII. ANN PERMELA,* b. Sept. 29, 1849, m. Salem Hyde.


352. HIRAM LITTLEFIELD,^ (Eliakim,^ Timothy,^
Timothy,* John,3 Daniel,^ John,i) b. at Rutland Vt. Jan. 10,
1804, m. March 30, 1829, Mary Curtis, b. in Rutland April
5, 1806.


617. I. GEORGE HIRAM,8 b. March 21, 1832.

618. n. HENRY WARNER,8 b. June 19, 1840.

354, LOREN BARNEY,' (Hiram,^ Timothy, ^ Timothy ,*
John,^ Daniel,^ John, 1) b. in Rutland, Vt. 1808, m. .


619. ALBERT L0REN,8b. in 1S51.

355, ALBERT NELSON,' (Hiram,^ Timothy, & Tim-
othy,* John, ^ Daniel,^ John, i) b. at Castleton, Vt. Nov. 7,
1813, m. in Glens Falls, N. Y. April 10, 1838, Annah Hunt,
dau. of Josiah L3^man Arms, Esq., b. in Deerlield, and
Cynthia Green (Hunt), b. in Charlestown, N. H. ; she was
b. at G. F. Feb. 19, 1821.

Left fatherless at six years of age Albert was placed in the family of a
prominent citizen of the town, where hard work and fare combined to make
him discontented and he " broke his bonds." Afterward his lot was cast
with an eminent medical practitioner, afterward president of Vermont Medi-
cal College, where life took on a brighter cast. In 1830 he made his way to
Glens Falls, N. Y. while the " feeder " enterprise was being developed, and
the opening of a channel to tide-water was giving great impulse to business.
He engaged in various mercantile matters, was married, and establishing a
partnership with his brother-in-law, Lewis L. Arms, carried on lumbering,
grist-mill and a store. " The Cheney Mills " became the chief industry of
the place. He also bought up lands in the forest-covered country not far
off which he later disposed of to the Adirondack Railway Co. He repre-
sented his county in the state legislature in 1848, and was a prominent man
in public affairs, though shunning personal notice. Courteous, affable and
genererous, he had many friends. He d. Oct. i, 1866. Mrs. Cheney was a
woman of fine culture, of marked personal character ; she made her home
the delight of her nine children and the pride of her husband. " Her
children rise up and call her blessed."


I. An Infant,^ b. March 19, d. 21, 1840.
II. LYMAN ARMS,8 b. June 20, 1841, d. July 9, 1853.

III. HELEN HUNT,8 b. Aug. 8, 1843, m- Dec. 3, 1868, Henry

Dwight Woodruff. He d. Nov. 30, 1891. Child: Helen
Cheney Woodruff, b. Nov. 14, 1870. Resides at Auburn, N. Y.

IV. CYNTHIA ARMS,8 b. Jan. 27, 1846, d. Sept. 12, 1846.

620. V. ALBERT NELS0N,8 b. May 3, 1847.

VI. JULIA ARMS,8 b. April 6, 1849, m. June 8, iSjo, Byroft Baker
Fowler. Child : Albert Nelson Cheney Fowler, b. Nov. 3, 1871,
Resides at Glens Falls, N. Y.

621. VII. WILLIAM HAIGHT,8b. Oct. 21, 1850.

VIII. ISABELLA ARMS,^ b. Sept. 27, 1852, m. May 5, 1881, He7iry
J. IV. S. Cooke. Resides at East Orange, N. J.
IX. LEWIS ARMS,s b. Feb. i, 1854, d. June 22, 1856.
X. ROSE WILLIS,^ b. May 21, 1856.

XI. GEORGE ARMS,8 b. Oct. 14, 1857, m. at Vancouver, Brit.
America, in July, 1894, Williebelle McDow. Resides at San
623. XII. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS,^ b. Feb. 11, 1859.
xm. ANNAH ARMS,^ b. Sept. 25, 1861.

356. WILLIAM PRENTISS/ (Hiram,^ Timothy,-5
Timothy/ John/ Daniel/ John/) b. at Castleton, Vt. Feb.
14, 1816, m. Jan. 7, 1872, Millie S. Williams, of Windsor,
Vt. He d. March 19, 1895.

I. WILLIAM GE0RGE,8 b. Dec. 24, 1875, d. Aug., 1876.
II. GEORGE PRENTISS,^ b. July 4, 1877.

357. MURRAY,' (Prentiss Dana,^ Timothy,^ Timothy,^
John,3 Daniel,2 John,i) b. in Addison, Vt. Feb. 28, 1809, was
m. July 7, 1835, to Caroline Pickett, at Stockton, N. Y. by
Elder Joseph Sawyer.

He removed to Jerseyville, 111. in 1833. Went to Chaut.
CO. N. Y. for his wife and staid there a year ; then returned
to Illinois, making the journey in six weeks. In 1858 re-
moved to Sangamon co. 111. In i860 moved to Virden,
111. where he d. Dec. 7, 1885.



625. I. PRENTISS DAN.V b. Aug. 2, 1S36.

626. II. GILEAD PICKETT.s b. March 24, 1S38.

627. III. BYRON .MURRAY.s b. Sept. 2, 1840.

rv. MARY,^ b. Dec. 23, 1842. m. Nov. 11, 1866. George IV. Cox of
Virden, 111. They lived at Virden until June 1888, when they
removed to Denver, Colo, where she d. Jan. ii^'i, 1891.
Children: (i) Ella Eugenia Cox,b. Nov. 18, 1867, Denver,
Colo. June 22, 1S92, Clarence Lee Arnett, and has Eugene
Murray Arnett, b. Dec. 5. 1S93, and Martha Ella Arnett, b.
Dec. 19, 1895. (2) Martha Caroline Cox, b. March 18, 1872,
(3) George Cox, b. July 2, d. July 29, 1875.

628. V. CHARLES H.,s b. Jan. 29, 1845.

VI. MARTHA,^ b. March 15, 1847, m. July 5, 1871, Oliver Scott
Greeti. Child : Mary Alma Green, b. in Jacksonville, 111. Aug.
27, 1872. Reside at Chicago, 111.

\Tr. CAROLINE,* b. Oct. 10, 1849, d. April 16, 1857.

629. VIII. JOHN GE0RGE.8 b. April 16, 1852.

630. IX. WILLIAM,«b. April i, 1S56.

358. LUCIAN PRENTISS,' M. D., (Prentiss Dana,^
Timothy,^ Timothy,* John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. at Addison,
Vt. Aug. 25, 1814, m. in Bridport, Vt. Oct. 11, 1837, Mary
Louisa Stone. She d. in Chicago, IlL Feb. 14, 1897, and
was buried at Rose Hill cemetery. Dr. Cheney was a phy-
sician of excellent standing in Chicago, 111. and a very active
churchman ; was one of the promoters of the cathedral of
SS. Peter and Paul. Mrs. Cheney was also a large-hearted
person, and one of the early directors of the Protestant
Orphan Asylum.


I. MARY ELIZABETH,^ b. in Port Henrj', N. Y. Feb. 16, 1845, m.
I St, March 19, 1867, William G. Taylor. Children: (i) Mary
Josephine Taylor, b. Dec. 30, 1867, m. Oct. 13, 1890, Fred. S.
Loomis, and has children, [i.] Mar\- Marjorie Loomis, b. Oct.
14, 1891, [ii.] Marion Mason Loomis, b. Jan. 8, 1896; (2)
Granv-ille Prentiss Taylor, b. July 29, 1870. Mr. William G.
Taylor d. in Dec, 1872 ; and Mrs. Cheney-Taylor m. 2^, Nov.
23, 1875, ^^r. Charles Mason Walworth of Chicago, 111.


11. LUCIAN PRENTISS,^ Jr. b. Sept. 23, 1848, m. in Chicago,
111., April 18, 1876, Marion Louisa Egan.

III. CHARLOTTE LOUISA,^ b. May 30, 1854, m. in Chicago, III.

Dec. 16, 1874, Charles Newton Holden. Child : Charlotte Cheney
Holden, b. July 25, 1877.

IV. LEONARD PRENTISS,^ d. in infancy.

359. AUGUSTUS DANA,7 (Prentiss Dana,^ Timothy,^
Timothy,* John,^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. in Addison, Vt. Dec.
14, 1836, m. July 4, 1875, Laurinda Loukes. Resides in
Plattsburg, N. Y.


BERTHA,8 b. Aug. 10, 1876.

360. GEORGE ALLEN,^ (Samuel,^ Edward,^ Timothy,*
John,^ Daniel,^ John, ^) b. in Brandon, Vt. Aug. 18, 1797, m.
Sept. I, 1829, Susan, dau. of David and Rhoda (Gale)
Richardson, b. Jan. 27, 1802, d. Oct. 6, 1867. Mr. Cheney
went to Fort Covington, N. Y. about 1825 and there resided
the remainder of his life.

He was a manufacturer of woolen goods. He was a member and for
some years an elder in the Presbyterian church, an exemplary man, of pure
principles, character and energy. He felt deeply the wrong of slavery, and
prayed daily for the abolition of that great, destructive system. He was
an early " Free Soil " man and " abolitionist." He lived to see the Eman-
cipation of his countrymen, for whom he felt as deeply as though of the
same race with the slave ; and his family bore practical part in the struggle
which the country experienced in the process of overthrowing the evil
system. His sons, William Harrison and George Wainwright, and his
daughter Mary Jane, gave noble service to the Republic. The good man
thanked God for bringing to pass a great liberation of the oppressed ; and
passed his last days in bright hope of peace for this world and the coming
world. Mrs. Cheney was every way worthy of her husband, and left an ex-
cellent name. He d. in Fort Covington, N. Y. Jan. 22, 1883.


635. I. GEORGE LYMAN,8 b. Sept. 2, 1830, d. Dec. 17, 1842.

II. SEYMOUR H0WARD,8b.June 27, 1832.

III. SUSAN ABBIE,8b. May 11, 1834, m. Nov. 26, 1873, at Fort
Covington, N. Y. John Brown, son of William and Elizabeth
(Barr) Brown of Kilwinning, Scotland, where he was born in
1825; (they removed in 1835 to Montreal, Can.) Mr. and


Mrs. John Brown resided at Carleton Place, Ontario. He was
a Presbyterian, a merchant of fine business ability, and a person
of influence. He d. April 17, 1878. Children: (i) Elizabeth
Margaret Brown, b. Oct. 8, 1874, (2) George William Brown, b.
Nov. 8, 1875, d. Aug. 20, 1876. Mrs. Brown resides at West-
field, N. J.

IV. MARY JANE,* b. Feb. 16, 1836, acquired a good education
and became a teacher. She was principal of an academy in
North Carolina when the war broke out, and suffered many sad
and bitter experiences in consequence of her Northern birth
and humane principles. In vain were efforts made to get her
thro' the lines to her home, even personal interviews with the
president of the Southern Confederacy. When, near the close
of the war, she at last reached Fort Covington, she was broken
down in body and mind. But at last she found rest and will
not lose her reward. She d. Nov. 7, 1884.

V. HENRY HARRISON,* K ^, o fd. Oct. 20, 1841.

lb. Oct. 7, 1840, <
VI. WILLIAM HARRISON,* J " ^ '|d. Oct. 13, 1866.

Lieut. William Harrison Cheney served throughout the Civil
War in the 5**^ Vermont V. I. Was highly honored by officers
and men. He died, in Chicago, 111., from the effects of disease
contracted in the army.

VII. GEORGE WAIN WRIGHT,* b. March 20, 1844, served his
country the last two years of the War of the Rebellion. He
m. in Aug., 1886, Jessie Morton of Chicago, 111. He d. April 17,
1 89 1, leaving no child.

VIII. RICHARDSON,* b. Jan. 17, 1846; resides in Chicago, 111.

361. URIAH,' (Samuel,^ Edvvard,^ Timothy,* John,^
Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Brandon, Vt. Jan. 29, 1800, m. Feb.
12, 1835, Sophronia dau. of John and Rhoda (Mann) Hawley,
b. April 23, 1862, near Chateaugay, N. Y. He resided at
various times in Brandon, Vt., Martintown, Canada, Massena
and Canton, N. Y., South Bend, Minn., Brasher Falls and
Ogdensburg, N. Y. Was a wool-carder and tanner. He
died Jan. 20, 1895.

I. JEHIEL WALTON,* b. Oct. 17, 1835.
II. MARY ANN,8b. May 16, 1837, d. May 2, 1842.
636. in. WILLIAM HENRY,* b. June 16, 1839.
IV. ELLEN,* b. Sept. 10, 1841.


V. HARRIET ELIZABETH,^ b. June 14, 1844, m. Oct. 2, 1862,
at Blue Earth, Minn., Duncan Anderson. Mr. Anderson was
b. at Edinburgh, Scotland, May 5, 1833. His father, Duncan
Anderson, was a native of Loch Tay, Perthshire, and his
mother, Mary Ann Gilzeau, of the Isle of Skye, Argyleshire ;
they were mar. by Rev. James Marshall Feb. 25, 1831. The
young Duncan came to America in June, 1850. Is a miller
(flour); res. at Ogdensburg, N. Y. Children: (i) William
Henry Anderson, b. Oct. 7, 1865,(2) Ellen Gilzeau Anderson,
b. March 17, 1869, (3) Duncan Anderson, Jr., b. Dec. 27, 1870,
(4) George Cheney Anderson, b, Nov. 12, 1872, (5) Hattie
Elizabeth Anderson, b. July 25, 1877.

VI. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,8 b. April 7, 1846.

362. JOSIAH WALTON,^ (Samuel,6Edward,5 Timothy,*
John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Brandon, Vt., December 13,
1806, m. March 30, 1837, Mary Adeha Gray; she d. April
15, 1876. He resides at Brandon, Vt. on the farm on which
he was born, a mile east of Brandon village, whose soil he
has tilled well through his long life.

I. JANE ELIZA,8 b. Aug 13, 1839, d. April 10, 1894.
n. MARTHA MARIA,^ b. July 7, 1841, xa. H. M. Dyer, oi Del
Norte, Cal. and d. March 6, 1894, leaving a son and daughter.

m. ALBERT GRAY,^ b. July 13, 1843; he enlisted in U. S. army
in Feb. 1865, and d. while en route from New York to New
Orleans; was buried at sea off Florida Feb. 17, 1865.

IV. JUDSON R0LLIN,8 b. June 27, 1847 ; d. Jan. 16, 1884, at
Deland, Fla., leaving one son, RoUin J.,^ who now lives at New
Albany, Ind.

637. V. WILBER BR0WN,8 b. Aug. 13, 1849.

VI. ABBIE GRACE,8 b. July 13, 1851, d. in August, 1872.

369. WILLIAM,^ (John,6 John,^ Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. in Dunstable, Aug. 7, 1784, m. Betsey, dau. of
Samuel P. Sewall, of Chesterville, b. May 5, 1794, d. in
Bangor, Me. Feb. 17, 1864. He owned and cultivated a
large tract of land at Chesterville, Me. His death was
caused by his being thrown from his sleigh and fracturing
his skull. He d. March 2, 1830.



I. ABIGAIL BLODGET/ b. Sept. 18, 1816, m. at Chesterville,
Sept. 18, 1832, Peccallies Clark. She d. June 21, 1881 in
Chelsea, Mass. They had children : Clara Clark, m. Horace
Hall, Edwin Clark, Joseph Clark, and three others.

II. WILLIAM HENRY,8 b. Jan. 13, 1821.

m. WEALTH A STEVENS,^ b. in 1823, m. at Corinth, Me.
Joseph Benson Prescott. He d. in 1887.

IV. MARY CHAPMAN,8 b. Sept. 3, 1825, m. in Corinth, Me. Jan.
I, 1843, James S. Ordway, b. Nov. 4, 181 8, in Newport, Me.
They resided at Orono, Me. and Peshtigo, Wis. Children :
(i) Sophia Ordway, b. May 1846, d. March 10, 1847, (2) Julia
Chaney Ordway, b. June 24, 1848, m. in Oconto, Wis. April 16,
1872, Franklin C. Whiting; (3) William Gregg Ordway, b. Jan.
25, 1 85 1, (4) Caleb Francis Ordway, b. June 9, 1852, (5) John
Henry Ordway, b. Nov. 6, 1853, (6) Henry Hamlin Ordway, b.
Nov. 18, 1854, (7) Charles Lee Ordway, b. Aug. 28, 1857, (8)
Mary Abbie Ordway, b. Dec. 18, 1859.

V. RACHEL BETSEY,^ b. Oct. 11, 1830, m. in Orono, Me. Nov.
29) 1855, Charles Small. She d. at Bangor, Me. Oct. 10, 1881.

370. Rev. JOHN," (John,6 John,^ Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. in Farmington, Me. Oct. 15, 1793, m. i^^ Polly,
dau. of D"" Joseph Bulterfield of Chesterville, Me. who d.
April 4, 1814. He m. 2*^, in Liverpool, N. S. Mrs. Margaret
(Covell) widow of Capt. Seth Freeman ; she d. in New York
city, Sept. 4, 1852. He m. 3'^ Amy Ann Saunders of North
Scituate, R. I. She d. A.\xg. 13, 1882, at Auburn, Me.

He was a shipwright in early manhood. He owned and cultivated a
farm in Wilton, Me. where all the children of the second wife were bom.
He was a soldier in the war of 1812-15. ^^ 1829 he yielded to long-
continued impressions of duty to preach, and entered upon the work of the
ministr}' in the Free Baptist Church, preaching his first sermon in April of
that year at New Sharon, Me. He was strong and outspoken in his utter-
ances, and very earnest in denouncing the terrible mischiefs wrought by
the sale and use of intoxicating drink ; and on more than one occasion his
life was in jeopardy at the hands of a mob. He was also an earnest anti-
slaverj- advocate. He d. in Boston, Mass. March 30, 1883, while on a visit
to his daughter, Mrs. John L. Hammett.



I. JOHN 0SCAR,8 b. about 1812, d. about Feb. 6, 1818.

II. SETH FREEMAN,8b. June 18, 1819, m. July 13, 1842, Abby

D. Johnson, of Farmington ; had one child who d. in infancy.

III. MARY,8 b. Oct. 9, 182 1, m. Oct. 9, 1846, Rev. H.N. Gates. No


IV. JAC0B,8b. &d. in 1823.

VI. MARTHA,3 I b. June 26, 1826.

Margaret m. in March, 1849, /. Edward Karr; she was
killed June 23, 1874, by the falHng of a church floor in
Syracuse, N. Y.

Martha m. July 17, xZ^^^John Ledyard Hammettoi?>c\\.Vi-aX&,
R. I. Children: (i) John C. Hammett, b. June 8, 1856, (2)
William Alexander Hammett, b. April 10, 1858, (3) Charles
Freeman Hammett, b. Oct. 6, i860, (4) Hiram Gates Hammett,
b. March 10, 1862.
VII. JULIA,^ b. Aug. 9, 1828, m. March 28, 1853, Samuel Farnham.
He d. Aug. 17, 1885. Children: (i) Mary Eudora Farnham, b.
Sept. 27, 1857, (2) Freeman Chaney Farnham, b. Oct. 17,
i860, (3) Mattie R. Farnham, b. May 28, 1865.

37 I . JOSIAH/ (John,6 John,^ Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^
John,i) b. in Farmington, Me. Jan. 9, 1796, m. Feb. 11,
1817, Elizabeth, dau. of Paul and Abigail (V-alpey) Govv^en,
of Chebogue, Nova Scotia, b. Jan. 24, 1797, d. March 20,

He was a shipwright, millwright, pattern-maker, inventor,
and first-class mechanic, generally. In the war of 181 2-15
he was a corporal in Capt. John Gould's co. of Col. Ellis'
regt. of Infantry, stationed at Bath, Me. in 1814. At the
close of the war he and his brother John went to Nova Scotia
and were engaged in ship-building. Both found wives there.

Josiah returned to Maine about 1820, and was a farmer in
Chesterville, on a portion of the " Cheney purchase," so
called. Later he sold his farm and worked in the Navy
Yards at Kittery, Me. and Charlestown, Mass. About 1852
he formed a partnership with his eldest son for the manufac-
ture of ships' steering-wheels, capstans &c. in Portland ; in



which he continued until his death which occurred through
an accident in his factory April 21, 1853.


648. I. BENJAMIN G0\VEN,5 b. April 29, 1819.

11. MARY ELIZABETH,^ b. Jan. 12, 1822, m. March 14, 1841,
Thomas Merry ?nan, b. in Chester^-ille, Me. April 23, 1S17. She
d. Feb. 6, 1872. Children: (i) Frances Emma Merriman, b.
Aug. 25, 1842, m. Aug. 6, 1862, Joseph D. Stratton, d. March
18, 1880,(2) Aurilla Blodget Merrj-man, b. Oct. 13, 1846, m.
Nov. 13, 1864, Samuel Wharton, d. Feb. 24, 1889, (3) Lilla May
Merrj'man, b. May 5, 1858, d. May 9, 1858.
m. EMILY MAXIMILIA.s b. June 25, 1824, m. May 6, 1845, Asa
Stuart, Jr., b. Aug. 4, 1820, in Wells, Me. Children: (i) Ellen
A. Stuart, b. March i, 1846, m. Oct. i, 1870, Sidney A. Rich,
d. Dec. 21, 1884,(2) Mary E. Stuart, b. April 21, 1848, (3) Edwin
R. Stuart, b. Jan. 30, 1850, (4) Charles Henry Stuart, b. Oct.
30, 1852, d. Feb. 18, 1862, (5)Emilie M. Stuart, b. May 30, 1855,
m. April 10, 1888, in Springfield, William Johnston.

649. IV. JOSIAH BLODGET,s b. Oct. 16, 1828.

V. EDWARD PAYS0N,8 b. May 5, 1833, d. July 13, 1836.

650. VI. EDWARD PAYS0N,8 b. April 5, 1837.

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