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prominent Free Mason, and an eminent citizen, having been
member of County Board, County Purchasing Agent, and a
member of the city Board of Education.


866. I. HARRY WILLIAM,^ b. Sept. 17, 1869. Graduated at Fond

du Lac High School in 1887, worked two years in Northern
Michigan at Civil Engineering. Graduated from Northwestern
University Medical School in 1892. Was resident physician
of St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, 111. two years ; is now on the
staff of that Institution and an Instructor in Anatomy at his
Alma Mater, while conducting a general medical practice. He
m. Dec. 30, 1896, Flora A. Sylvester.

867. n. CHARLES A.,^ b. in 1871, graduated at the Northwestern

Dental College of Chicago, and is established in the practice of
his profession at Fond du Lac, Wis.

m. BESSIE,9 b. in 1875.

IV. SEYMOUR W.,9 b. in 18S0.

636. WILLIAM HENRY,8 (Uriah,' Samuel,^ Edward,^
Timothy,^ John, 3 Daniel, ^ John,i) b. June 16, 1839, ^^- J^^Y
29, 1874, Mary Elizabeth Bayley.

I. LAURA CLARY,9b. May 24, 1875.
n. FLORENCE,^ b. April 11, 1878.


637. WILBER BROWN,8 (Josiah Walton," Samuel,^
Edward, ° Timothy,* John,^ Daniel,^ John, i) b. at Brandon,
Vt. Aug. 13, 1849, ™- ^^^3' I' 187 1' NelHe A. Stevens.
Residence, Brandon, Vt.

CHARLES A.,9 b. Aug. 8, 1872.

648. BENJAMIN GOWEN,8 (Josiah,' John,^ John,^
Moses,* John, 3 Daniel, ^ John, i) b. April 29, 1819, in Che-
bogue, Nova Scotia, m. June 18, 1841, Marcia J., dau. of
William Sylvester, of Hallowell, Me. He d. July 21, 1870;
she d. July 20, 1858.

He was a marble worker ; learned the trade in Hallowell,
Me. ; carried on the business in several towns on the Penob-
scot Bay, and river, and, for several years he owned the
largest marble-working establishment in the city of Portland.
About 1852 he disposed of his marble works, and formed a
partnership in Portland, Me., with his father, for the man-
ufacture of ship's wheels and capstans ; on the death of the
latter he carried on the business alone, until the winter of
1854-5, when, owing to the financial collapse of the ship-build-
ing business in this country, he was unable to make collec-
tions, and was obliged to make an assignment for the benefit
of his creditors ; such was their confidence in his integ-
rity, that they placed him in charge of the business to wind it
up for their benefit. After closing up that business he ac-
cepted a responsible position in the Police Department of
Portland, which he held several years. After the death of
his wife, in 1858, his health being impaired, he went West,
and made his home most of the time with his youngest
brother, Samuel G. in Illinois, where he died, as before
stated. A year or more of his residence in the West, how-
ever, his home was with his brother Josiah, in Minnesota.


868. I. GEORGE W.^ During the Rebellion he served in the U. S.
Navy, was in the Charleston, S. C, blockading squadron, and was
on board the Keystone State at the time she was blown up, but


was not seriously injured. After the War he continued to fol-
low the sea, in the merchant marine. In the autumn of 1873
he took his wife and daughter with him on one trip, and when
five days out from Boston, Mass., was shipwrecked, and all on
board, except himself, were lost. Three days afterward, he was
picked up, floating on a coop. He was rescued by a vessel
bound for Flushing, Holland, and went there. He was the
owner and captain of the vessel he left Boston in. The body
of his wife was found, with both legs broken ; but that of the
daughter was not recovered. He continued to follow a mari-
ner's life, a steady and prosperous man.

869. II. ISAAC EDWARD,9 During the late Rebellion, though but
about a dozen years old, he enlisted in Co. F., 140th Illinois In-
fantry — 100 days men. Several years after the close of the
War, he went from Illinois to some more Western State, or
Territory. No further record of him has been obtained.

III. ANNIE M.,9 b. March 30, 1854, m. April 10, 1869, W. L.
Brownlee, in Monmouth, 111. She d. Jan'y 31, 1874, ii^ Mill-
burg, Mich. Children: (i) Florence K. Brownlee, b. July 19,
1870, (2) Harry Leo Brownlee, b. April 5, 1871, (3) Annie L.
Brownlee, b. June 15, 1872, (4) Benny H. Brownlee, b. Jan'y 24,

649. JOSIAH BLODGET,8 (Josiah,^ John,^ John,^
Moses,* John,^ Daniel, ^ John, i) b. at Falmouth, Me. Oct. 16,
1828, m. April 9, 1854, Melissa Ann, dau. of Lucretius and
Almeda (Brooks) Moore, of Platteville, Wis., b. April 9,
1833, in Montville, O. She d. Aug. 28, 1892, at her home
in St. Paul, Minn.

In September, 1841, in "The Morning Star" office, in
Dover, N. H., he commenced to learn the printing business,
an occupation which he followed for more than forty-five
years. Since May, 1887, he has been an Assistant Librarian
of The Minnesota Historical Society, in St. Paul, and has
special charge of the Newspaper and Archaeological Depart-
ments. His school education was very limited, as he went to
his trade a little before he was thirteen years old, and for
about four years previous to that he worked in a sawmill,
and on a farm. On the 23'' of November, 1846, he started


from Portsmouth, X. H., for Moline, 111., and reached that
place on January 4^^, 1847 — about six weeks. The route
traveled was, by rail from Portsmouth, N. H., to Chambers-
burgh, Pa., thence by stage across the Alleghany Mountains
to Pittsburg, thence by steamboat down the Ohio and up
the Mississippi and Illinois rivers to Copperas Creek, 111.,
and thence by wagon about one hundred miles to destination
— with frequent delays all along the route after leaving the
railroads. In the summer of 1848 he went to Mineral Point,
Wis., and worked in the office of the Wisconsin Tribune. In
January, 1852, he bought a half interest in the paper, and
retained it until the fall of 1854, when he sold out to his
partner, and returned to Me. In the spring of 1857, he re-
turned to Illinois, and, in the spring of 1858, accepted a
proposition to go to St. Anthony and take charge of the
mechanical department of "The Minnesota Republican."
December 16, 1861, he enlisted in the " Second Company of
Minnesota Sharpshooters," and was with his Company during
the Peninsula campaign of 1862, participated in the battles
of Hanover Court House May 27, of Fair Oaks June i, and
in the Seven Davs Battles, June 26 to July i. Discharged
for disability October 22, 1862. In November, 1864, he
moved to St. Paul, and still resides there. In 1867, he
became a member of "The Minnesota Historical Society,
and in 1868 was elected a member of its Executive Council,
a position he has retained to the present time, by successive
triennial elections. His present term will expire in January,
1900. In July, 1875, h^ "^^'^s elected a member of the Board
of Education of the citv of St. Paul, and remained such until
January, 1895, holding the position of Chairman of its Com-
mittee on Expenses, and a member of its committees on High
School and on German during his entire term.


I. APRILLA BROOKS,^ b. April 2, 1S60, in St. Anthony. Minn,
d. July 13, 1 861.

n. DELIA ELIZABETH,^ b. Oct. 23. 1S61, in St. Anthony. Minn.


650, EDWARD PAYSON,8 (JosiahJ John,^ John,^
Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. April 5, 1837, in Chester-
ville, Me., m. Oct. 17, 1857, Margaret C, dau. of Robert
Varner, Esq., of Lower Lachine, Canada, b. in Montreal.

He is a carpenter and millwright. In his boyhood he was
a sailor for two or three years, on a vessel trading between
Portsmouth, N. H., and the West Indies. On the formation
of the partnership between his brother Benjamin and his
father, in Portland, Me., he worked in their shop until
after the death of the latter, in 1853. About 1855 or '56, he
went to Montreal, Canada, where he married, as above stated.
He remained there until about 1868 or '69, when he moved
to Moline, 111. Their first three children were born in Mont-
real : the others in Moline. For some years he carried on
the house-building business in Moline ; but subsequently
turned his attention to mill building, working at the latter
one season, or more in Stillwater, Minn. He finally got the
Western fever, and, leaving his family in Moline, he went
out to Nebraska, and perhaps further West. As nothing has
been heard from or of him for some eight or more 3'ears, it is
supposed he is dead.


870. I. EDWARD PAYSON, jr.,^ b. Aug. 28, 185S.

n. JENNIE E.,« b. Oct. 4, 1S61, m. Sept. 28, 1887, Thomas W.

Re?ioe, in Moline, 111.
HI. ROBERT V.,9 b. Oct. 3, 1864.
IV. SAMUEL G.,9 b. Jan. 8, 1868.
V. FRANK W.,9 b. Sept. 19, 1870.
VI. MAGGIE M.,9 b. Sept. 3, 1873.
VII. NELLIE E.,9 b. Jan'y 18, 1876.
viii. MARY EMILY,9 d. in infancy.
IX. JOS I AH GEORGE,^ d. in infancy.

65 I . SAMUEL GOAVEN,8 (Josiah, ' John,« John,^ Moses,^
John,-^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. Oct. 9, 1838, in Chesterville, Me.
m. Dec. 13, i860, Emil}^, dau. of Albert and Jane (Patten)
Merryman, b. Sept. 9, 1837, ^^ Richland Grove, 111.


He was a farmer, preacher, and hardware merchant, at
different times. When a boy, he thought he wanted to be a
sailor, but one or two voyages cured him. He next gave his
attention to carpenter work, and became a good workman.
About 1856, he went to Richland Grove, Mercer Co., 111.,
and bought a 40 acre lot of wild land and made a farm of it ;
cultivating it upon a scientific plan, — probably the first one
in that section to do so. While a farmer, there, he thought
he had a call to preach, and identified himself with the
Wesleyan Methodist denomination. Under their sanction he
preached for some time. After the Rebellion brok^e out, he
enlisted in Co. C, 102^ 111. Infantry, and served his country
as a soldier for three years. After peace was restored, he
emigrated to Saunders Co., Nebraska, and opened up another
farm. While living in that county, he served one or more
terms as clerk of the District Court. He afterwards went to
Ainsworth, Brown co., and opened a hardware store, which
he successfully managed for several years. He finally dis-
posed of his hardware business, and turned his attention
affain to theology-


I. ALBERT S.,9 b. Oct. 4, 1862, d. Oct. i, 1863.

II. MARY,9 b. Jan'y i, 1867, m. Benjamin H. McGrew, in

Ainsworth, Neb.

III. JOHN ALBERT,^ b. Aug. 14, 1869.

IV. FRANK LAWRENCE,^ b. April 7, 1872.
V. AURILLA JANE,9 b. June 25, 1881.

652. JOHN P.,8 (Luther,' John,^ John,^ Moses,* John,^
Daniel, 2 John, 1) b. May 4, 1825, in Solon, Me., m. Oct. 20,
1849, Caroline H. Norris. She d. Jan'y 11, 1870.


I. HELEN A.,9 b. Aug. — , 1850, d. March 27, 1859.
II. DORA M.,9 b. May 4, 1853, m. Nov. 19, 1870, David Rowe 11.

III. LIZZIE,^ b. May 4, 1854, d. April 4, 1859.

IV. MARIE S.,9 b. April 30, 1861.

v. CARRIE M.,9 b. March 29, 1864, m. May 5, 1885, George B.


653. HORACE W.,8 (Luther,' John,^ John,^ Moses,*
John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. May 22, 1831, in Solon, Me., m.
Oct. 16, 1853, Elvira D. Thing.


I. JANETT L.,9 b. Jan'y 17, 1857, m. May—, 1878, Martin B.

n. ELBERTI0,9 b. Feb. 10, 1863, d. July 26, 1864.

657. OROMANDEL BEAN,^ (Luther," Luther,^ John,^
Moses,-' John,''^ Daniel,^ John, 1) b. in Wilton, Me. Dec. 22,
1835, ^^- Nov. 25, 1859, Josephine Adams.

He was killed Nov. 12, 1873, by the bursting of a grind-
stone in the Scythe Factory, at East Wilton.



658. ROSCOE M.8 (Luther,' Luther,^ John,^ Moses,*
John,3 Daniel,2 John,i) b. at Wilton, Me. Feb. 20, 1843,
m. July 12, 1868, Celestia Miller.

He served in Co. B, 28th Me. Vol. Inf. in the War of the
Rebellion. He d. April 17, 1886.



659. J0PHANNES,8 (Luther," Luther,^ John,^ Moses,*
John,3 Daniel,^ John,i) b. at Wilton, Me. March 25, 1852, m.
May 26, 1878, Josie E. Wellman.



II. J0HN.9

660. CHARLES LEONARD, 8 (Thomas Farwell,"
Isaac,^ John,^ Moses,* John,'^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Dun-
stable March 17, 1844, m. in Worcester March 2, 1867,
Ruth Eliza Thompson, b. in Douglas.


He is a moulder by trade. Resided in Worcester some
years. Has returned to Dunstable and now resides there.

I. ELMER CHARLES,^ b. July i8, 1868.
II. RALPH EDWARD,^ b. July 18, 1S70, d. Sept. 19, 1872.

III. CORA MATILDA,^ b. Aug. 15, 1872, d. Apr. 20, 1873.

IV. ETHEL MARIA,9b. Feb. 15, 1875.

662. ORA SWALLOW,^ (Asa Swallow,^ Isaac,^ John,^
Moses,* John, ^ Daniel,^ John, ^) b. June 16, 1869, m. in New
Chester, Wis. Oct. 26, 1890, Editha Agnes, dau. of Calvin
Thomas and Jane Hutchinson, b. in Lincoln, Wis. Aug. 27,
1867. He resides at St. Louis, Mo.

I. GE0RGE,9 b. July 26, 1891.
n. INEZ,9 b. Feb. 11, 1893.
III. VERNA,9 b. Feb. 5, 1894.

664. WILLIAM EVERETT, 8 (William Farwell,^
Isaac, ^ John,^ Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. at Dun-
stable July 6, 1856, m. Jan. i, 1886, Ella D. dau. of John
Seavey, of Maiden.

He d. at Maiden Oct. lo, 1889.

EUGENE EVERETT,^ b. Sept. 13, 1888.

665. GEORGE WARREN,8 (WilHam Farwell,' Isaac^
John,^ Moses,* John,^ Daniel, ^ John, i) b. in Dunstable April
26, 1858, m. in Reading, June 2, 1884, Adelia I., dau. of
Albert A. and Isabella F. Hartwell of Reading, b. in

He resides at Dunstable.

I. FRANCIS ALBERT,^ b. March 21, d. Aug. 31, 1885.
n. LOUIS DAVIS,9 b. Sept. r8, 1889.
in. ISABELLA BEATRICE,^ b. May 12, 1892.


666. FREDERIC EUGENE,^ (Edmund Whittemore,'
Isaac,^ John,^ Moses/ John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Nashua,
N. H. Oct. I, 1855, ™- F^b. 23, 1886, Fannie Bell, dau. of
Nathaniel and Mary (Sargent) Clarke, b. in Thornton, N.
H. Feb. 24, 1861. He is a merchant in the grocery and pro-
vision business, in Somerville.

I. RALPH EUGENE, b. Dec. 3, 1886, d. Jan. 9, 1892.
n. FREDERICK CLARKE, b. Oct. 27, 1889, d. Aug. 4, 1890.
ni. MARY LOUISE, b. April 24, 1892.

667. JOSEPH EATON,8 (Charles Augustus,^ Isaac,^
John,^ Moses,'* John,-^ Daniel, ^ John, i) b. in Boston Sept. 21,
1861, m. in Chelsea Jan. 29, 1890, Lizzie E. Littlefield. Is
a Grocery and Provision merchant in Dorchester district,
Boston, and in Chelsea.

663. FRED AUGUSTINE,^ (Charles Augustus,^ Isaac,^
John,^ Moses, ^ John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. in Chelsea Aug.
29, 1870, m. Feb. 12, 1896, Clara Lillian Pettis. Is con-
nected with the S. A. Woods Wood-working Machinery
Company of Boston.

670. LUCIAN CARYL,*^ (Henry,' Luther,^ Moses,^
Moses,* John,^ Daniel,^ John, ^) b. at Burlington, Vt. Feb. 19,
1840, m. at Avon, Ontario, Oct. 14, 1886, Emma Charity,
dau. of James and Sydney (Wesley) Cook, b. May 6, 1855.
He resides in Detroit, Mich.


I. CARYL EDMUND,9 b. Feb. 28, 1890.
n. JAMES BLAINE,9 b. Dec. 5, 1S91.
m. RALPH ETHELBERT,9 b. Dec. 21, 1894.

671. HENRY ALL EN,8 ( Henry, ^ Luther,^ Moses, ^
Moses,* John, 3 Daniel,^ John,^) b. at Burlington, Vt. July 4,
1848, m. Oct. 23, 1877, at Detroit, Mich. Frances Martha,
dau. of Edmund and EmeHne (Cochran) Hall, b. at Gibralter,




Mich. Oct. 23, 1850. After his decease she m. 2'\ WiUiam
H. Strong of Detroit. Mr. Chaney was a lawyer, able,
witty, well-read, personally attractive, worthy of a far better
testimonial than these brief lines.
He d. June 14, 1894.

I. EDMUND HALL, b. Aug. 3, 1878.
n. ISABELLA CARYL, b. March 28, 1881.
m. EMELINE COCHRAN, b. Sept. 2, 1883.
IV. HENRY FRANCIS, b. June 2, 1886.
V. GEORGE HALL, b. Oct. 31, 1890.

672. LUTHER WILLARD,8 (Henry,' Luther,^ Moses,^
Moses,^ John,^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. at Ogdensburg, N. Y.
Dec. 26, 1854, "^- ^^ Detroit, Mich. Nov. 3, 1886, Alice
Cary, dau. of Daniel and Almira C. Johns, and widow of C.
D. Widman of Detroit, b. Nov. 3, 1856.

Residence, Detroit, Mich. He is professor of Laryngol-
ogy in the Michigan College of Medicine and Surgery.

I. MARJ0RIE,9 b. March 2, 1889.

673. PROF. LUCIAN WEST,^ (Lucian West," Luther,^
Moses, ^ Moses,^ John,^ Daniel,^ John,^) b. at Heuvelton, New
York, June 26, 1857, m. at Red Wing, Minnesota, Mary E.,
dau. of Daniel C. and Anna S. (Hall) Hill, b. June 15, 1862.

His early education was in district schools and under private instructors.
He finished his preparation for college at Mankato, entering Carleton Col-
lege, Northfield, Minn, in 1874. He was especially given to scientific study
having made large collections of insects before entering college. He was
graduated in 1878 with the degree of A. B. and a year later took the de-
gree of B. S. For four years he taught in the public schools. In 1882 he
returned to Carleton for study. He was shortly called to the chair of Biol-
ogy, which he has since occupied. He was among the first to organize a
laboratory for the teaching of Biology in Minnesota. In 1885 he repre-
sented his college in the educational exhibit at the Cotton Centennial in
New Orleans. At various times he visited the Atlantic coast, studying at
the Marine Laboratory at Woods Holl, and making collecting trips to


various points. Has contributed to scientific periodicals on biological and
geological subjects. In 1894 he visited a little known region in northwest
Montana. He spent some time in studying the glaciers of that region,
publishing in "Science" the first description of one glacier which has since
been known by his name. He is a member of the Minnesota Academy of

His chief work has been in the development of his department in Carle-
ton College.


I. NEWCOMB KINNEY,^ b. April 27, 1883.

11. GERTRUDE,^ b. July 31, 1884.

III. RALPH HILL,9 b. Dec. 4, 1886.

IV. LUCIAN WEST,9 b. Jan. 25, 1893.

675. FREDERIC GILBERT,^ (Henry Isadore,'
Stephen,^ Elisha,° Joseph,'^ Joseph,^ Daniel,^ John,i) b. in
Clinton Aug. 17, 1874, ^'- J^'^^^ ^2, 1895, Maud E. Messer.

I. PAUL MELVILLE,^ b. April 14, 1896.

682. CHARLES,^ (Charles Cox," Abel,^ Benjamin,^
Nicholas,'* Peter,^ Peter,^ John,i) b. in Essex, Essex co.,
N. Y., m. Feb. 12, 1850, Sarah Jane Higby, b. May 15, 1825.
He was educated at Poultne}^ Vt. Academ}-, under Rev.
(afterward Bishop) Jesse T. Peck. Studied law in Essex,
N. Y., and practised, first at Keeseville, afterward in New
York City. His residence, from 1868, was at Elizabeth,
N. J. He was active and influential in church work; super-
intendent of Sullivan street and St. John's (Methodist Epis-
copal) Sunday Schools. While a citizen of New York he
was a Republican candidate for delegate to the Constitutional
Convention. In Elizabeth he was a member of the city council,
and very prominent in the reform movement in public affairs.
His sudden death was a great shock to the community. All
the cit}' papers appeared in mourning, and his funeral was
attended by the mayor and other officials, wearing badges of
mourning. Mrs. Cheney still lives in Elizabeth.



871. I. CHARLES P0ST,9 b. May 20, 1851.

II. CAROLINE ELIZA,9 b. Nov. 25, 1852, m. Oct. 24, 1876,
Charles Augustus Kinch, M. D. of Westfield, N. J., b. Aug.
30, 1 85 1. They reside in New York city. Children: (i)
Harriet Emily Kinch, b. Jan. 14, 1879, (2) Helen Margaret
Kinch, b. April 2, 1881,(3) Mary Alice Kinch, b. Dec. 24, 1886,
d. Feb. 14, 1889, (4) Dorothy Kinch, b. Nov. 11, 1890.

m. EMILY AUGUSTA,^ b. April 3, 1854.

IV. ARABELLA PAULINE,^ b. Oct. 27, 1857, m. Dec. 7, 1882,
William Christian Finck, of Elizabeth, N. J., b. Feb. 17, i860.
Children: (i) Belle Cheney Finck, b. June 28, 1885, d. Jan. 25,
1890, (2) Edgar Finck, b. Feb. 11, 1888, (3) William Finck, b.
Dec. 5, 1889, (4) Emily Ada Finck, b. June 7, 1892, (5) Frederick
Burkam Finck, b. Aug. 3, 1894.

V. MINNIE LEFFINGWELL,9 b. Dec. 7, 1859.

VI. ALICE JOSEPHINE,^ b. Jan. 16, 1861.

VII. SARAH JANE,9 b. Jan. 17, 1869.

683. ARTHUR OLIVER,^ (Charles Cox,^ Abel,^ Ben-
jamin,^ Nicholas,^ Peter, ^ Peter, ^ John,i) b. in Willsborough,
Essex CO. N. Y. in 1842. He lived at home until he was
fifteen years of age, when, on the death of his father, he
went to New York city to his brother Charles. Afterward
he made his home with his uncle Gershom at Rutland, Vt.
for a while. He was in Michigan on the breaking out of the
war, and enlisted in the 7*"^ Mich. Vol. Inf. and served
through the war. Was wounded three times, but came
through, "Cheney-like"! Was in partnership with his
uncle Gershom in hotel business in Rutland till burned out.
Then removed to Eldora, la.

690. JEROME BONAPARTE,^ (William Alonzo,"
Samuel,^ Benjamin,^ Nicholas,^ Peter, ^ Peter, ^ John,^) b. in
Hubbardton, Vt, Aug. 26, 1835, m. Dec. 6, i860, Mary E.
dau. of Nehemiah and Sarah Lovewell,* b. in Cattaraugus
CO. N. Y. March 12, 1836.

* Mr. Nehemiah Lovewell was a lawyer and land-surveyor of repute ; spent most of his life in
New York, and Wisconsin, but died at the home of his son, Charles Lovewell, M. D. of Chicago, 111.


As an infant he was carried by his parents to Wisconsin,
and has grown up with that state. He remained with his father
until his marriage, when he took a part of the homestead, and
dwelt there till 1875. Then Berlin, Wis. was his home for
some seven years. In 1882 sold his holdings at Berlin, and
bought property at Glendale, Wis. where he now resides. Is
a farmer and dealer in real estate ; a supporter of churches,
and a friend of all good enterprises.


ALICE IRENE,9 b. July 5, 1873, m. Sept. 24, 1892, Fred,
Erving Baldwin^ son of Alfred and Phebe Baldwin, grandson
of the late Rev. John J. Baldwin ; he keeps a general store and
deals in grain and produce, at Glendale, Wis. ; is postmaster,
notary public and town clerk. Children: (i) Erving Lovewell
Baldwin, b. Nov. 11, 1893, (2) Editha Marguerite Baldwin, b.
May 29, 1896.

69 I . JOHN ROBINSON,^ (William Alonzo,^ Samuel,^
Benjamin,^ Nicholas,^ Peter, ^ Peter,^ John,^) b. atWaterford,
Wis. June 4, 1841, m. Nov. 16, 1864, Jane Guyant of Fond
du Lac, Wis. He has been an active farmer, residing in
several successive localities. Is now retired, at Berlin, Wis.

872. FREDERIC,^ b. at Springvale, Wis. m. April 4, 1893, Ida Work.

692. CHARLIE ADDISON, 8 (William Alonzo,'
Samuel,^ Benjamin,^ Nicholas,* Peter,^ Peter,^ John,i) b. in
Springvale, Wis. May 4, 1856, m. April 10, 1878, Eva, dau.
of Elliot T. and Avice (Tyler) Brown, of Fond du Lac,

He is a farmer ; both he and his wife are members of the
Methodist church, and have many friends.

693. EDWIN JUDSON,8 (Benjamin,^ Samuel,^ Benja-
min,^ Nicholas,* Peter,^ Peter,^ John,^) b. in Orwell, Vt. Nov.
21, 1858, m. June 13, 1883, Lucie Jane, dau. of James M.
and Henrietta (Phelphs) Jacks, of Rochester, Minn., b.
March 19, 1856.


He lived with his parents on the farm in Orwell until the
spring of 1872, when he moved with them to Ripon, Wis.
where they engaged in raising fruit and vegetables for the
home market. Here Edwin attended school, and helped in
the garden during vacation. He clerked for T. S. Sherman
& Co. grocers, during one winter, and gained some knowl-
edge of the business which became of use to him some j^ears
later when he engaged in the same business for himself.
May 9, 1881, he went west and pre-empted 160 acres of land
near Redtield, Spink co. (at that time the Territor}- of
Dakota) The following Spring he sold his pre-emption and
squatted on a qr. Sec. of land in the south west part of the
county in the township that was afterward called Lake. The
land was opened for entry a short time later when he entered
it as a homestead.

Here he witnessed a remarkable immigration of people
and a great change in the country'' — the division of the terri-
tory into the two states of North Dak. and South Dak. also
the organization of townships. He was twice elected clerk
of Lake township.

He was appointed P. M. of Ridge and held the office four
years at his farm.

Mr. and ]Mrs. Cheney became identified with the German
Reformed church, the onl}- one at that time within their reach,
and were active in S S. work. In the Fall of 1890, he moved
to western Wis. and located on a farm near Elroy where
he lived for a short time. In Feb. 1892, he moved to Fond
du Lac Co. and embarked in the grocery business at Brandon.


I. EARLE EDWIN,9 b. Jan. 26, 1885.
n. ETHEL MAY,^ b. Jan. 29, 1893.

695. FRANCIS A., 8 (Benjamin,- Elisha,^ Benjamin,^

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