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1578 Elizabeth Perkins, b. 18 Aug., 1819; d. 20 Apr., 1846; m. D. E.

Gardiner. 15 ch.

1579 Son, (stillborn).

1580 Mary, b. 7 Dec., 1822; d. 11 Apr., 1825.

David Putnam was graduated from Yale in 1793, settled
in Marietta, Ohio, and practiced law. He was the first teach-
er in Muskingum Academy, founded by Gen. Rufus Putnam
and his friends in 1797, at Marietta.

VI. 650 William Pitt (Col. Israel, Gen. Israel,
Joseph, Thomas, John), born 11 Dec, 1770; died 8 Oct.,



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1800; married, 1794,-Bethia, daughter of Dr. Glyssam, of
Woodstock, Conn. s
Child:

1581 Israel Waldo, b. t 1824.

William Pitt Putnam began the study of medicine when
eighteen years of age, with Dr. Albigence Waldo, of Pom-
fret, Conn., and also attended the lectures of Warren and
Waterhouse, celebrated teachers at Harvard.

In May, 1792, he removed to Marietta, Ohio, and com-
menced the practice of medicine, spending a portion of his
time at Belpre, where his brother was located. In 1794 he
visited Connecticutt, and returned to Ohio with his father aud
family and his young wife. Five years later he abandoned
his profession and bought 200 acres of land on the Ohio eight
miles above Marietta. The labor of clearing the land and
developing a farm brought on a fever from which he died,
leaving but one child. His widow married Gen. Edward
Tupper and was living in 1852.

VI. 652 George Washington ( Col. Israel, Gen. Is-
rael, Joseph, Thomas, John), born in Pomfret, Conn., 1771 ;
lived in Verney, Ind.

Child :

1582 George Washington.

VI. 657 Hon. Judah Dana (Hannah, Gen. Israel,
Joseph, Thomas, John), born in Pomfret, Conn., 25 April,
1772 ; died 27 Dec, 1845 ; married in 1800, Elizabeth, daugh-
ter of Prof. Sylvanus and Abigail (Wheelock) Ripley, of
Hanover, N. H. She died 15 Nov., 1819, ». 35, and Mr*
Dana married Mrs. Mehitable McMillan, who died 18 Nov.,
1858.

Children :

1583 Caroline Elizabeth, b. 20 Mar., 1801; d. 18 Oct., 1822.

1584 Maria Annette, b. 29 Apr., 1805; m., 1826, Joseph Howard, b.

in Brownfield, Me., 14 Mar., 1800; d. there, 12 Dec., 1877. He



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JUDAH (DANA) (THOMA8) PUTNAM, .303

was graduated at Bowdoin College, 1821 ; read law with Judge
( Dana, and became U. S. District Attorney in 1837, when he re-
moved to Portland, of which city he was mayor in 1860, Judge
of Supreme Court 1848-56 ; he was a member of the Episcopal
church and a great friend of young men. Ch. : Elizabeth Dana,
b. 1827; d. 1881. Rebecca, b. 1829; d. 1831. Caroline Eliz-
abeth, b. 10 Sept., 1831; d. 8 Feb., 1875; m. 1864, Nathan
Cleaves, b. in Bridgton, Me., Jan., 1835; d. Sept., 1892; Bow-
doin College 1859, Judge of Probate and member of legislature,
of Bowdoinham and Portland. Joseph Danti, b. 15 July, 1833;
d. 15 July, 1872. Maria Annette, b. 20 Aug., 1835; m. 1 June,
1858, Bishop Alexander Burgess, (Ch. : Caroline, b. 24 Jan.,
1861. George, b. 11 July, 1864; d. 20 July, 1865. Christiana
Maria, b. 8 May, 1866; m. 31 Oct., 1888, Homer Charles Royco.
Katherine A., b. 1 Aug., 1871 ; d. 4 Aug., 1872). Henry Ripley,
b. 5 May, 1838 ; m. 18G4, Eleanor L., dau. of Franklin Glazier,
of Hallowell, Me. : ordained to the Episcopal ministry in I860 ;
now settled in Potsdam, N. Y. ; archdeacon.

1585 John Winchester, b. 21 Jan., 1808; d. near Rosario, Buenos

Ayres, 22 Dec., 1867; m. 23 June, 1834, Eliza Ann, dan. of Jas.
and Eliza L. Osgood, of Fryeburg, Me., where she d. 14 Dec,
1863, aged 50. He was Gov. of Maine, 1847-50; U. S. minister
to Bolivia, 1854-5 ; he" was a great ' political power in the state
for many years. Ch. : Mary Sherburne, b. 6 May, 1835 ; m. 24
Dec, 1861, Henry Hyde Smith, b. in Cornish, Me., Feb., 1832,
a lawyer of Boston, (Ch. : Winchester D., b. 18 Dec, 1863).
John Winchester, b. 1 July, 1838; tl. 12 Mar., 1839. Francis
Judah, b. 11 Oct., 1839; of Buenos Ayres. Annie Winchester,
b. 18 Aug., 1843; m. 31 Oct., 1867, James McMillan, sou of Dr.
Royal and Abigail (McMillan) Ayer, of Danville, Vt., where he
d. 22 Aug., 1892; he was a surgeon at Buenos Ayres, (Ch. :
Annie W.,b. 18 Aug., 1870. Howard D.,b. Aug., 1873; d. Oct.,
1874. Harold Osgood, b. 9 July, 1877).

1586 Francis Putnam, b. 1 Mar., 1810; d. 13 Mar., 1810.

1587 Abigail Ripley, b. 12 Sept., 1811; m. 6 May, 1835, Edward L.

Osgood, who cl. in Fryeburg, Me., 9 Apr., 1864. Ch. : James
Ripley, b. 22 Apr., 1836; d. in London, Eng., 18 May, 1892;
Bowdoin College, 1854; member of the publishing house of
Ticknor & Fields, and later of James R. Osgood & Co., and of
James R. Osgood, Mcllwaine & Co., of London. Elizabeth Dana,
b. 21 Aug., 1838; d. 25 Jan., 1852. Catherine Putnam, b. 25
May, 1841 ; of Boston ; favorably known as an author. Edward
Louis, b. 6 Aug., 1843 ; m. Hannah Draper. Frances Caroline
b. 21 Sept., 1845. George Phillips, b. 13 May, 1849; d. in
Australia.

1588 Catherine Putnam, b. 7 Aug., 1814; d. 21 May, 1887; m. Henry

B. Osgood, b. in Fryeburg, 5 Oct., 1811 ; Bowdoin College, 1832.



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He was a lawyer in Portland, and d. 1848, leaving one son,
Henry B., captain U. S. A. Mrs. Osgood m., 2d, Jndge Daniel
Goodenow, of Alfred, Me. They have a dau. m. to James H.
Smith, of Portland.

1589 Emtly Wheklock, b. 7 June, 1816; d. 8 Dec., 1842.

1590 Sarah Mallevillb, b. 31 Oct., 1818; d. 18 May, 1821.

Hon. Jddah Dana was graduated from Dartmouth College
in 1795, and began the study of law with Benjamin A. Gil-
bert, of Hanover, N. H. Three years later he began to prac-
tice at Fryeburg, Me., and was county attorney 1805-11;
judge of probate, 1805-22; common pleas, 1811-23; mem-
ber of the constitutional convention in 1819, and of the state
executive council in 1833 ; U. S. senator 1836-7.

VI. 658 Israel Putnam Dana (Hannah, Gen. Israel,
Joseph, Tltomas, John) , bom in Pomfret, Vt., 13 April, 1774 ;
died 22 June, 1848 ; married 29 April, 1798, Sarah Sophia,
daughter of Elisha and Frances (Sessions) Smith, of Pomfret,
who died 7 May, 1853.

Children :

1591 Frances Mary, b. 13 June, 1800; m. 1 June, 1819, Rev. Austin

Hazen, of Dartmouth College, 1807 ; pastor successively of the
First and Dothan churches In his native town of Hartford, and
for 17 years in Berlin, Vt., where he died 25 Dec., 1854; his
wife d. 11 June, 1831. Ch. : Alphia Dana, b. 23 July, 1820; d.
in Northampton, 11 Mar., 1891. She was a student in Ipswich
Female Seminary, and graduated at Mt. Holyoke Seminary 1841 ;
associated with Miss Lyon as a teacher there until her marriage
14 Feb., 1851, to Rev. Daniel L. Stoddard, missionary to the
Nestorians, her home being in Oroomiah, Persia, until his death
22 June, 1857. Returning to America she was again connected
with Mt. Holyoke, and acting principal 1865-7 ; m. 4 Sept., 1867,
Dea. William H. Stoddard, of Northampton, brother of her first
husband, and remained there after his death, 14 June, 1884.
She was a woman of rare qualities of mind and heart, beloved
as a teacher by the multitudes of her pupils. Allen, b. 30 Nov.,
1822 ; Dart. Col. 1842, and Andover Theological Seminary 1846,
and for many years of the Marathe Mission of the A. B. C. F. M.
in Western India. His alma mater conferred the honorary de-
gree of D. D. in 1873. He was in America 1859-62 and from
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gate, the International Congregational Council in London. He
m. 18 Sept., 1846, Martha Ramsay Chapin, of Somers, Ct., a
graduate and teacher at Mt. Holyoke Seminary, who d. in Green-
field, 20 Jan , 1884; (Ch. : Henry Allen, b. 1 Jan., 1849; of
Dart. Col. 1871 ; connected since 1880 with the Signal Service
and Weather Bureau in Washington, where his services have
gained marked distinction. William Oliver, b. 21 Aug., 1850 ;
d. in the Mediterranean, while returning to India, 28 July, 1871 ;
classmate of his brother in Dart. Col. Frances Anna, b. 9 July,
1852; grad. Mt. Holyoke Seminary, 1875; m. 20 Oct., 1875,
Lorin Samuel Gates, of N. C, 1871 ; YaleTheo. Seminary, 1875;
a missionary in Sholapur, India. Mary Sophia, b. 4 Nov., 1854 ;
grad. Mt. Holyoke Seminary, 1877, and is with her father in
India. Harriet Stoddard, b. 10 Oct., 1857; d. 11 Oct. Martha
Chapin. b. 18 May, 1859 ; d. 8 Sept. Charles Chopin, b. 17 Aug.,
18G2; d. 81 Aug.).

1592 Sarah Sophia, b. 6 Feb., 1802; d. 81 Oct., 1820.

1593 Hannah Putnam, b. 6 Mar., 1804; ra. 15 Feb., 1882, Allen, son of

Asa and Susaunah (Tracy) Hazen, of Hartford, and brother of
Austin (above). He was for two years a member of the Dart.
Col. class of 1817 ; some time in Wheeling, Va., and in the cus-
tom house at New Orleans, but returned and spent his life on the
farm of which his grandfather, Thomas Hazen, was the first
owner; selectman 1829-33, and representative in the legislature
1845-6 and 9. He was often called to positions of trust for
which his sterling integrity and intelligence specially fitted him,
and was a man of literary tastes und high Christian character.
He d. while on a visit at St. Johnsbury, 2 June, 1871 ; his wife
d. 11 Dec., 1879. Ch. : Henry Allen, b. 27 Dec, 1832; Kim-
ball Union Academy, 1850 ; Dart. Col. 1854, and Aadover Theo.
Seminary, 1857; ordained at St. Johnsbury, Vt., 17 Feb., 1857,
and acting pastor at Barnard and Bridgewater, 1857-8; Hard-
wick, 1858-9; Barton, 1859-60; West Randolph, 18G1-2; pastor
Plymouth, N. H., installed 21 Jan., 1863, dismissed 15 July,
1868; Lyme, installed 2 Sept., 1868, dis. 30 Sept., 1870: Pitts-
field, installed 22 Dec, 1870, dis. 30 Nov., 1872; Bilierica, Mass.
installed 21 May, 1874, dis. 4 May, 1879; secretary National
Council and Congregational churches of the United States, and
editor of their Year Book since 1883 ; Marietta College gave
him the honorary D. D. 1891 ; trustee of Kimball Union Acad-
emy, 1869-86; Home school, Bilierica, 1875-86; of the N. H.
missionary society, 1872-4 ; besides being connected in various
responsible capneities with many other societies and institu-
tions. In July, 1891, he was appointed assistant secretary of
the International Congregational Council in London ; an histo-
rian of well known ability he is a member of the Vt. and N. H.
Hist. Soc., and the N. £. Historic Geneal. Soc. Amoig his pub-

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Ushed wdrks is the History of Billerica, Mass , with genealogies.
He m. 9 July 1863, Cliarlotte Eloise, dau. of Dr. George Barrett
and Mary Hatch (Jones) Green, of Windsor, Vt., who d. in
Anbarndale, 8 Feb., 1881, «. 87 yrs. and 9 dys. ; m., 2d, 81 Ang.,
. 1889, Martha Bethia, dan. of George W. aud Sarah (Norris)
Heathe, of Boston. (Ch. : Mary, b. 23 Nov., 1864; d. 30 Sept.,
1865. Emily, b. 5 Ang., 1866 ; grad. Smith College, 1889 ; teacher
of Latin and Greek, Pueblo, Col. Charlotte, b. 6 Not., 1868).'
Israel Putnam, b. 28 Apr., 1837 ; d. 4 Jan., 1838. Charles Dana, b.
11 Feb., 1842; lives on the ancestral farm at Hartford; m. 28
May, 1868, Abby M., dan. of Horace P., and Martha L. (Dewey)
Coleman, of Norwich. (Ch. : Allen, b. 28 Aug., 1869; chemist
in charge of State Experimental Station, Lawrence, Mass., 1887.
Anna Putnam, b. 22 Sept., 1872; grad. from Smith College.
Louise Coleman, b. 1 Jan., 1877. Charles Dana, b. 3 Feb., 1881.
Richard, b. 12 July, 1887.) Emily Hannah, b. 2 Aug , 1844.

1594 Emily Eunice, b. 22 June, 1807; m. 25 Not., 1828, Andrew Mc-

Millan, of Fryeburg, Me. ; a merchant for a short time there
and afterward in Danville, Vt. He was in the legislatures of both
Maine and Vermont, and d. 11 Mar., 1875; his wife d. 17 May,
1844. Ch. : Putnam Dana, b. in Fryeburg, 25 Aug., 1832; m.
6 May, 1858, Helen E., dau. of Hon. Bliss N. Davis, of Danville,
who d. near Rosario, Buenos Ayres, of cholera, in 1867 ; m. 29
Nov., 1870, Catherine K., dau. of Hon. Moses Kittredge, of St
John>bury, Vt. (Ch. : Emily Dana, b. 14 July, 1860. Helen
Margaret, b. 25 Jan., 1876; d. 18 Apr., 1879. Margaret, b. 27
Nov., 1878. Putnam Dana, b. 15 Nov., 1881.) Since 1870 Mr.
McMUlian has been in the real estate and insurance business in
Minneapolis. Sarah Dana, b. in Danville, 12 May, 1836; grad.
from Kimball Union Academy, 1856; teacher in Putnam, O.,
Plattsburg, N. Y., and Pinkenton Academy, Derry, N. H. ; m.
there, 11 July, 1865, Rev. Ebenezer G. Parsons, who was after-
ward principal; settled at Freeport, Me., and Derry, N. H. ;
principal of Dummer Academy, Byfleld, 1872-82. John, b. 27
Sept., 1838; a farmer, residing in Chester, La.; m. 28 Oct..
1878, Mrs. Carrie A. Wagner. (Ch. : Putnam Dana, b. 18 Aug.,
1S82). Julia Dana.b. 10 Nov., 1841; d. Jan., 1844.

1595 Israel Pin nam, b. 27 May, 1809; blind; m. 24 June, 1835, Char-

lotte O. Stanley, of Rochester, N. Y., who d. Aug., 1836; m.,
2d, 29 July, 1839, Almira L., dan. of Elijah and Susan (Hoar)
Dutton, of Hartford, Vt., who d. 23 June, 1890. Mr. Dana was
widely known as a teacher of music. After 1860 his home was
in St. Johnsbury, where he d. 27 May, 1875.

1596 Julia Axn, b. 21 May, 1812; d. 28 May, 1838.

1597 Chablks Smith, b. IS Nov., 1815; of Dart. Col., 1838; read law

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few years merchant in Danville, in firm of Dana, Weeks &
Stanton ; judge of probate for Caledonia county, 1846-54 ; re-
moved to St. Johnsbury, and clerk of the county court, 1856-
64 ; collector of internal revenue for the state, 1877-81 ; in Kan-
• sas City afterward ; several years represenative ; and senator,
1854. At the outbreak of the civil war he was very active in
raising troops and funds ; he was talented and faithful in public
office, the embodiment of honor and integrity ; pure, gentle and
affectionate in his home life, and a man of wide influence, from
his strong convictions and sterling character ; he was an active
member of the Episcopal church. He m. 14 Feb , 1848, Arvilla
H., dau. of Simeon P. and Sally (Bugbee) Sinclair, of Hardwick,
Vt., where she was born 23 Aug., 1826. Mr. Dana d. 10 April,
1888. Ch. : Israel Putnam, b. 12 Aug., 1849} H. C, 1871;
he engaged in the practice of law iu Kansas City, in 1880.
Sarah Sophia, b. 23 June, 1851; of Vassar College, and some
years a teacher in Syracuse, N. Y. ; m. 23 Aug., 1883, Chester,
son of Chauncy C. and Lucy E. (Hicks) Loomla, of Syracuse.
Their home is in Eaglewood, N. Y. Mr. Loomis is an artist.
(Ch. : Charles Dana, b. 11 Dec, 1884. John Putuam. b. 9 May.,
1889.) Abby Helen, b. 1 Dec, 185G; of Vassar College and
a teacher for some years ; m. 14 Feb., 1888, John A. Loomis,
brother of Chester. Their home is on a large ranch, Point Rock,
Concho County, Texas. (Ch. : Sarah Dana, b. 9 Feb., 1889.
Chauncy Chester, b. 18 Aug., 1892).

Israel Putnam Dana removed to Danville, in 1805, where
he was one of the pioneers in the settlement of the town and
of northern Vermont. He was a successful merchant for many
years ; also inn-keeper 1805-8, and an extensive farmer, de-
voting much attention to sheep raising. His sterling qualities
gained and held the public confidence. He was high sheriff
1808-13, and took the first prisoners to the new state prison
in Windsor.

In the war of 1812 he was an active supporter of the
administration, raising volunteers for the service and furn-
ishing the commissariat for numbers of soldiers auartered at
Danville. In 1814 he raised a company and was on his way
to Burlington when the news of the battle at Plattsburg was
received. After the war was collector of the direct tax for
a large district in northern Vermont; 1822-7, a member of
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of the Vermont Mutual Eire Insurance Company. For* 30
years he was an efficient and consistent menilier of the Con-
gregational church, and earnest in support of its work at
home and abroad.



VI. 660 John Winchester Dana (HannaJi, Gen.
Israel, Joseph, Thomas, John), born 16 Jan., 1777 ; married
Susan, daughter of Rev. George Damon.

Children :

1598 George Duttox, b. T& Feb., 1803; d. 1851.

1599 Mary Ann, b. 14 Nov., 1804.
1G00 Susan Eliza, b. 22 Dec., 1807.

1G01 John TV., b. 8 Sept., 1811 ; d. 8 Nov., 1811.

1602 Catherine Putnam, b. 10 June, 1813.

1G03 Oscar Fingall, b. 31 Mar., 1815.

1604 Martha Eliza, b. 23 Men., 1818.

1605 Andrew Jackson, b. 16 May, 1820.
1696 John W., b. 4 Nov., 1822.

VI. 661 Daniel Dana (Hannah, Gen. Israel, Joseph,
Thomas, John,) born 23 March, 1778; married Persis
Brown ; married, second, Mrs. Abigail Dudley, of Woodstock.

He held a colonel's commission in the war of 1812. By
his first wife he had several children. They lived in Wood-
stock.

Children :

1607 George W.

1608 Daniel P.

1609 Giles Collins, m. 19 May, 1836, Ruth Thomas ; lived in Peoria,

11. Ch. : Martha Porter, b. 4 Jan., 1840; m. 10 Sept., 1863, Ker.
Peter Mc Vicar, b. in N. B., 15 June, 1829; pres. Washburn Col-
lege. Alice R., m. James D. Gilchrist; lives in Pasadena, Cal.
Mary Adams, m. 17 May, 1876, Hon. Henry H. Markham, of
Pasadena, Cal.

VI. 663 David Dana (Hannah, Gen. Iswel, Joseph,
Tliomas, John) , born 24 March, 1781 ; married 25 Nov., 1805,
Alice Hewitt; married, second, 3 Feb., 1814, Rebcecn H.,
daughter of Jonathan Chase, of Cornish, N. H. He was a
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Children :

1610 Elisha, b. 1807.

1611 Lucy, b. 18 Jane, 1809; d. in Unionville, Ct., 14 Apr , 1800; m.

24 May, 1880, Rev. Joseph Marsh, b. in Sharon, Vt., 24 Aug.,
1799; d. 5 Feb., 1885; of Dart. Col., 1824; pastor nt Pom fret,
1828-31 ; Hinsdale, N. H., 1885-8 ; and other churches. Ch. :
Joseph Putnam, b. 18 Sept, 1889; m. L. S. Balch; he was a
farmer in Minnesota. (Ch. : Lucy N. Charles B.) Daniel
Dana, b. in Oxford, N. C, 11 Apr., 1842; of Dart. Col., 1865:
ordained in Georgetown, Mass., 16 Sept;, 1868; pastor there,
1868-88; Unionville, Ct., since; m. Abbie W. Cass. (Ch. : Car-
rie Tapley. Lucy D. Susie Preston).

1612 Daniel Putnam, b. 1811.

1613 Aijcr Hewitt, b. 17 Feb., 1815; m. 10 May, 1836, Dr. Stephen

Tracy, missionary in Siam, but practiced his profession after-
ward In Hudson, O., Windsor, Vt., Worcester and Andover,
Mass. ; professor of Theory in practice of medicine in the New
England Female Medical College, many years. He died 13 Jan.,
1873. Mrs. Tracy lives with her son in Detroit, Mich. Ch. :
Martha Evarts, b. in Singapore, 8 Nov., 1837; of Abbot Acad-
emy; m. 17 May, 1860, Rev. William W. Livingston, b. inPot-
tou, P.Q., 15 Dec, 1832; missionary in Siam, Turkey, 1860-72;
pastor, North Carner, Mass, 1873-8; Jaflrey, N. H., since. His
wife d. 19 Sept., 1874. (Ch. : Alice, b. 1 Mar,, 1861. William
Farrand, b. 5 July, 1862 ; rector of Epis. ch., Augusta, Me. ; m.
27 Dec., 1890, Margaret V. Farrington, of Augusta, Me. Steph-
en Tracy, b. 29 Dec, 1864; ordained 8 July, 1891, So. Egre-
mont, Miss. ; m. 21 Oct., 1891, Lucia Towle, of Fryeburg, Me.
Rebecca, b. 10 Sept., 1867; of Mt. Holyoke Sem., 1887; d. in
Chattanooga, Tenn., 21 Apr., 1889. Edward M., b. 14 Aug.,

1869. Judith L., b. 12 June, 1872; d. 13 Oct., 1872.) Rebecca
Dana, b. in Pomfret, Vt., 19 July, 1840; of Abbot Acad. ; mis-
sionary of A. B. C. F. M., Sinas, Western Turkey, 1868-70; m

1870, Mr. McCalloun, and now resides in Lansing, Mich. Wil-
liam W., resides in Detroit. Edward. Stephen Prince. '

1614 Daniel Chase, b. Jan. 21, 1817; d. 12 Sept,, 1843; m. Almira

King. Ch. : Hugh Ware, b. 18 Nov., 1841 ; d. 1842. Daniel C,
b. 31 Mar., 1843; d. 23 Aug., 1862, in the U. S. Army.

1615 Rebecca Hart, b. 17 Jan., 1819; m. 9 Aug., 1814, Rev. Edward

Ellas Atwater, b. in New Haven, Ct., 28 May, 1816; of Yale
College, 1836; ordained 24 Nov., 1841, at Ravenna, 0. ; hns
published Atwater Genealogy ; History of the Colony of New
Haven; History of the City of New Haven, etc Died in
Hawthorne, Fla., 2 Dec, 1887.

1616 Persis Chase, b. 22 Sept., 1820; m. 15 June, 1842, Elisha Hewitt,

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1843. Lucy Mar iii, b. 1 Jan.,. 1845. David Dana, b. 14 Aug.,
1846. Mary B. Ware, b. 16 Sept., 1848; m. John J. Myers,
• of Cincinnati, and is now living a widow in Washington.
Rebecca Atwater, b. 28 Jane, 1850. Persia Dana, b. 8 May,
1852; teacher in St. Johnsbury Academy, Vt. Alice Dana, b. 18
Mar., 1855. Elisha, b. 18 Mar., 1857; of New Haven, Conn.
Emily Hamilton, b. 16 Feb., 1859. Jason D., b. 16 Dec., 1860.
Ella Chase, b. 6 Oct., 1863; d. 1 Apr., 1880.

1617 Benjamin, b. 25 Jan., 1823, and d. a few days after.

1618 Isabklla, b. Sept. 12, 1826; m. 30 Aug., .1848, Oliver C. Wood-

ward, and lived in Northfleld. Ch. : Isabella D., b. 23 April,
1852; m. 25 May, 1874, Charles A. Smith. (Ch. : Ennice D.
Albert O.) Jessie H., b. 10 Dec, 1856.

VI. 667 Mary Tyler (Mehilable, Gen. Israel, Joseph,
Thomas, John), died 12 June, 1832; married, 23 Jan.,
1793, Samuel, son of Samuel and Dorothy (Williams) Sum-
ner, of Pomfret, Conn., born there, 1 Nov., 1766; died 31
Dec, 1821.

Children, all born at Pomfret:

1619 George, b. 13 Dec, 1793; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Daniel Putnam.

His family will be found under No. 690.

1620 Sarah May, b. 25 July, 1796; d. Oct., 1873; m. John C. Howard.

1621 Mary, b. 3 June, 1799.

1622 Elizabeth Tyler, b. 15 Aug., 1801 ; d. 30 Mar., 1841.

1623 Samuel Putnam, b. 8 Feb., 1807; d. 21 Oct., 1880; m. 19 April,

1830, J. Ann Goffe, of Pomfret, who d. 7 Feb., 1875. Ch., b. at
Pomfretn Samuel, b. 24 Apr., 1831; d. 19 June, 1852. George,
b. 1 Mar., 1833. Joseph, b. 12 July, 1836. Edward Tyler, b. 11
Mar., 1839; d. in Pomfret, 13 Aug., 1884'; sergeant 11th Conn.
Vol. Inf. Israel Putnam, b. 20 Jan., 1842; d. a pris. at Belle
Isle, Va., 13 Feb., 1864; sergeant 7th Conn. Vol. Inf. Charles,
b. 19 Feb., 1845 ; d. 23 May, 1852. Mary Elizabeth, b. 27 Mar.,
1847; m. 17 Mar., 1869, Albert E. Potter, of Woodstock.

VI. 673 Betsey {Mary, Gen. Israel, Joseph, Tliomas,
John), born in Porafret, Conn., 22 Sept., 1774 ; died 14 July,
1846 ; married 12 May, 1799, John Augustus, son of Elisha
Gleason, of Pomfret, Conn., born there, 24 June, 1770; died
11 July, 1842.

Children :

1624 Lewis Putnam, b. in Pomfret, 28 Feb.., 1800; d. 22 Jan., 1885; m.

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Oct., 1827, Lucy Butler, who d. 80 Oct., 1846; m., 3d, 20 Oct.,
,1847, Susan Davis. (Cli. : Caroline, b. and d. 1827. Henry
Augustus, b. Jan., 1829. Charles Edwin, b. 18 Apr., 1830.
Caroline Maria, b. 10 June, 1832; d. 27 Jan., 1833. Elizabeth
Frances (m. Marcus B. Webber), and John Francis (Rev.) b.
23 May, 1835. Lewis P., d. young. Alfred Waldo, d. young.
Lewis Putnam, b. 1 June, 1839 ; d. 27 July, 1872. Lucy Caro-
line, cL young.

Lewis P., Sr. , was a shoemaker, and stopped in Bedford while
on a trip to his grandmother Waldo in Maine. From him the
Bedford family descends.

1625 Caroline, b. 5 Feb., 1804; m. Daniel Clark, of Arlington.

1626 Mary Waldo, b. 15 Aug., 1807; m. 11 Oct., 1835, William Web-

ber, who d. Feb., 1848. Ch. : Charles W., b. 1836. William A.,
b. 1840. Edwin F., b. 1843.

1627 Elizabeth, b. 22 Aug., 1810; m. David Clark, of Arlington.

VI. 686 William (Daniel, Gen. Israel, Joseph, Thorn-
as, John), born in Brooklyn (then Pornfret), Conn., 1 Jan.,
1783; died there, 5 Dec, 1846; married there, 17 April,
1805, Mary, daughter of Ebenezer and Mary (Payne) Spald-
ing, of Brooklyn, born there, 17 April, 1786; died there, 29
Dec., 1880.

Children :

1628 Carolink Mary, b. in Pornfret, 17 Feb., 1806; d. 10 Apr., 1882;
m. 6 Jan., 1834, Edward Fogg.
1G29 Daniel, b. in Brooklyn, 23 Feb., 1808; d. 5 Oct., 1814.
1630 Harkiet Wadswortii, b. in Holland, Mass., 5 Feb., 1810.

1631 William Hutchinson, b. In Holland, Mass., 2 Feb., 1812; d. 17

July, 1880.

1632 Elizabeth, b. in Brooklyn, 15 Dec., 1813; m. 1836, Benjamin

Bacon Spalding.

1633 Daniel, b. in Brooklyn, 9 Jan., 1816; d. 11 Aug., 1818.

1634 Israkl, b. in Brooklyn, 31 Aug., 1818; d. 3 Apr., 1819.
1635 Asa Spalding, b. in Brooklyn, 16 July, 1820; d. 30 July, 1868.

1636 Jane, b. in Brooklyn, 25 Apr., 1823; m., as his 2d wife,Kev. Rlv-
erius Camp, D. D. ; no ch.
1637 Anne, b. in Brooklyn, 20 Mar., 1825 ; ,m. Charles Bacon. Mrs.



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