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Mr. Hungerford, when a boy of 14 at Farnham, Que., became acquainted
with the railway locomotive; metaphorically speaking, he boarded it then and
made it carry him from the lathe of the machinist's apprentice, to the chair of
vice-president of the Grand Division of the Canadian National Railways, the
world's greatest railway. Mr. Hungerford is a man of quick action who never seems
to be in a hurry. He has a wide circle of friends in the railway world, friends that
he made while mastering his various jobs in the mechanical department at im-
portant railway points clear across the country. First as a machinist's apprentice
and then in the mechanical department of the Canadian Northern Railroad of
the Western Lines. At the end of five years the mechanical Une of the road
was in first-class shape and S. J. Hungerford's jurisdiction was extended over the
Eastern Lines of the system. In 1915, when a vacancy occurred in the manage-
ment of the Eastern Lines of the Canadian Northern, Mr. Hungerford was ap-
pointed vice-president of operating and maintenance activities. On Feb. 20, 1924,
the three Grand Divisions of the Atlantic, Eastern and West Regions consolidated
and Mr. Hungerford was made vice-president in charge of operations and main-
tenance. After the roads were consolidated the name was changed to Canadian
National Railways. Those who know Mr. Hungerford well, have complete con-
fidence in his capacity. He is regarded as one of those men, who with the president
win set new standards of devotion to duty and loyalty to employers; in this case
the general pubhc of Canada. In 3932 Mr. Hungerford was made President of
Central Vermont and Canadian National Railroads.

(Copied from "Montreal Star.")

Mr. Hungerford's experience has ranged more than 45 years from the humble
position of machinist apprentice, to acting President of the Canadian National
Railways, the largest railway system in the world. He was born in Farnham,
less than a score of miles North of the Vermont border, 61 years ago. He en-
tered railroading at Farnham, Que. in 1886. Mr. Hungerford has long been
recognized as one of the foremost Railway Operating Executives of the Con-
tinent, and his experience has included service in some of the largest Railway
Systems in Canada and the United States. As "'Vice-President in charge of
Operations and Construction of the Canadian National subsequent to the period
of the disastrous Vermont floods in 1927, he played a prominent role in the re-
construction of the flood-torn Central Vermont Railway Lines.

Children of Samuel and Alberta (Demorest) Hungerford:

1. Alice, b. 1894, at Farnham, Que.

2. Ethel, b. 1895, at Montreal, Que.; m. at Montreal, Apr. 14, 1931, William

Bernard Schon.

3. BERYLMARYioN.b. 1898, at Farnham, Que.; m. A. E. Romeril, of Toronto,

Ont. She d. Nov. 3, 1931. They had one dau., Arline.

4. Stewart James, b. 1908, at Winnipeg, Man., a graduate of McGill Univer-

sity, Montreal, 1931.

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by Mrs. Elizabeth M. Rixford, author of this Genealogy. Mrs. Snyder is historian
of the Ohio Society of the Daughters of the American Colonies.

Mrs. Leon C. (Lillian Soule) Butterfield, 167 South Oxford St., New York,
N. Y., a direct descendant of this house and an accepted member of the Magna
Charta Dames from records furnished by the author of this Genealogy.

Some of the descendants who are entitled to this Royal Line through the
Himgerfords are the children and descendants of Nash David and Elizabeth
Hungerford Phelps, namely: Mrs. Henry Buckland, Mrs. Alexander Douglas,
David Alfred Phelps, Mrs. Asa Russell, Mrs. Horatio Currie, Mrs. Heman Mit-
chell Fairfield, Mrs. Horace B. Leach, Mrs. Arvide Martin and their descendants.

Some of the other descendants are Mrs. Mary Hungerford Coon of East
Orange, N. J., and Mr. Ward Hungerford, of Bridgeport, Conn.

Eunice Hungerford, sister of Samuel Hungerford^, b. in New Fairfield, Conn,,
1751; d. in Fairfield, Vt., Aug. 19, 1839, aged 88 (gravestone); m. Joseph Soule
(Mayflower Ancestry from George Soule), b. 1747, in Dover, Duchess Co., N. Y.,
and went to Fairfield, Vt. There are still many of the Soule descendants left ia
Fairfield. Some of the descendants stiU there are the daughters of Albert Soule,
descendants of Joseph Soule, the Doane Family through their mother Martha
Soule, Samuel Hungerford Soule's grandchildren, Allen Soule's family and Horace
Soule 's Family.

References: "Thomas Hungerford and His Descendants," by F. Phelps

"Families Directly Descended From All The Royal Families in
Europe," Vol. I, by the Author of this book.


Robert Husted, born probably in County Somerset, England,
in 1596, sailed for Massachusetts, in 1635, where he remained for
a few years, and then removed to Stamford, Conn. "Robert and
Angell Husted both came from County Dorset. Robert married
Elizabeth Miller." He was witness in July, 1640, to the Indian
deed of Greenwich, Old Town, to Robert Feaks, and Daniel Patrick,
and was granted a parcel of land at Stamford, in October, 1642, and
died there in 1652, owning land in both Stamford and Greenwich.
His widow, Elizabeth, survived him and died at Stamford, in 1654.

Their children were:

1. Angell, b. in England abt. 1620, settled in Greenwich, Conn., where he d.

in April, 1706.

2. Ann, b. in England abt. 1623, d. Dec. 13, 1707; m. at Stamford, Conn, in

1650, Richard Hardy, and had: Sarah, Samuel, Hannah, Susannah,
Ruth, Mary, and Abigail.

3. Robert, b. in England abt. 1626; m. at Stamford, Conn., Jan. 9, 1655,

Elizabeth Buxton, removed to Westchester County, N. Y., where he
d. Nov. 23, 1704, and had: Robert, Samuel, John, Jonathan, David,
Elizabeth, Sarah, and Mary.

Angell Husted, above referred to, born in England, about 1620;
settled in Greenwich, Conn.; d. there, in April, 1706; was a witness
in July, 1640, to the Indian Deed of Greenwich, Old Town, to Robert
Feaks and Daniel Patrick, and was one of the original patentees
named in the patent granted to the Town of Greenwich, in May,

1665; married Rebecca , and had: Rebecca, first of four

children, born about 1645; married Jonathan Reynolds.

176 Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service

Reference: "Ye Historie of Greenwich," S. P. Mead — The Husted Family,
pp. 576-77, compiled by Spencer P. Mead, L.LB., with
the assistance of the Hon. James W. Husted, A.B., LL. B.,
of the New York Bar, PeekskiU, N. Y., N.S.D.A.C,

Summary of Ancestry:

1. Robert Husted, b. England, 1596, d. Stamford, Conn., 1652; m. England,

Elizabeth Miller, b. England, d. Stamford, Conn., 1654.

2. Angell Husted, b. England, abt. 1620, d. Greenwich, Conn., April, 1706;

m. Rebecca Sherwood, b. abt. 1632, d. 1654.

3. Rebecca Husted, b. abt. 1645, d. ; m. 1658, Jonathan Reynolds, b.

1636, d. 1673.

4. Sarah Reynolds, b. 1665, d. ; m. 1687, Joseph Mead, b. abt. 1657,

d. 1714.

5. Jeremiah Mead, b. Aug. 6, 1702, d. 1742; m. 1725, Hannah St. John, b;

1703, d. June 30, 1746.

6. Stephen Mead, b. 1728, d. Oct. 18, 1806; m. Oct. 31, 1751, Rachel Sanford,

b. Feb. 12, 1708, d. abt. 1800.

7. Esther Mead, b. Aug. 11, 1760, d. Dec. 22, 1836; m. abt. 1777, Isaiah

Hungerford, b. Jan. 23, 1758, d. June 16, 1833.

8. Elizabeth Hungerford, b. Feb. 7, 1798, d. Jan. 7, 1878; m. April 29, 1821,

Nash David Phelps, b. Oct. 4, 1796, d. April 15, 1884.
Descendants of Joanna Arms of Yarmouth, 8th to 10th Generations; Daugh-
ters of the American Colonists, 1931, pp. 29-36, No. 2089; Colonial Daughters of
the 17th Century, 1932, p. 147, No. 772; ancestry traced by the author of this

Descendants of William Hyde

William Hyde was born in England and came over to New
England with Hooker. William Hide was an original proprietor
of Hartford, Surveyor of Highways, removed to Saybrook 1641,
thence to Norwich 1659 or '60. William Hyde died Jan. 6, 1681.
He served frequently as Selectman. William Hyde was father of
Samuel. William Hyde was disabled at Hartford, Conn., before he
removed to Norwich, 1659/60. (See N. S. F. & P., No. 1790.)

Dea. Samuel Hyde, aged 39, embarked at London in the "Jona-
than" in the spring of 1639, for New England; was adm. freeman,
May 2, 1649; was one of the first settlers and first deacons of New

Camb. (Newton), , 1639, where he died Sept. 12, 1689. By his

will, dated June 10, 1689, to his wife Temperance (who survived
him several years), he gave his house, &c; to son Samuel, his home-
stead, and mentions several grand-children. Jonathan Hyde, Sen'r,
of Newton, was his brother, and probably considerably younger
than himself. (See "A brief Notice of the Settlement of Newton,"
by F. Jackson, Esq.)

Com. Am. Gen., Vol. 2, p. 668— Jonathan Hyde 1626-1711, from
England, was at Newton, Mass., 1647. He settled at Cambridge,
1648. He served in King Phihps War. Hyde Ancestry, p. 73 —
Jonathan^ Jonathan^ (Ent. 42), Jonathan^, b. abt. 1674, who seems
to be identical with Jonathan^ of Canterbury; Selectman, Dec. 6,

Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service 177

1714; (p. 128) prominent in Town and Church, (pp. 205, 236, 416)
— Dorothy* Hyde. Records of Wethersfield (p. 135) — Jonathan
Hyde service under Capt. Wheeler's Co. 01-12-10.

Historical Society, Col. X, Vol. ii, index, Hydes — Caleb, Dan,
Daniel Sr. & Jr., Elishu, Jabez, Jediah, Jery, John, Jonathan,
Samuel, Seth and Semon.

Early History of Newton, p. 8 — Samuel Hyde, Selectman,
Dec. 14, 1714, (p. 203)— Samuel Hyde, Sargeant. (p. 217) Samuel
Hyde, Selectman 5 yrs. from 1711. (p. 463) Samuel Hyde, Jr. in
Capt. Davenport's Co. of 75 men, 1653. Deacon Samuel Hyde and
three others, Committee to lay out the Highways.

Job Hyde, son of Dea. Samuel Hyde, b. 1643, was Selectman in
1674. (See Records of Wethersfield, p. 135.) He was one of the
Founders of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Cambridge, Mass.
(See History of Cambridge, p. 413.)

Children of Deacon Samuel and Temperance Hyde:

1. Joshua, b. March 12, 1641/2, d. AprU 21, 1656.

2. Job, b. 1643; m. EKzabeth FuUer (FuUer 2). He d. Nov. 19, and she d.

Nov. 28, 1685. Four of their children, viz., Elizabeth, Mary, Jonathan,
and Hannah, were taken care of by their grandfather Fuller, and three
of them, viz., Samuel, Sarah, and John, by their Grandfather Hyde.
Children of Job and EUzabeth (Fuller)Hyde:

1. Elizabeth, h. Aug. 29, 1664; m. William Hyde, son of Jonathan, Sr.

He d. 1699, and she d. April 7, 1743. Had three children.
(1) WiUiam, b. Oct. 31, 1690; (2) Ebenezer, b. May 14, 1694;
and (3) Caleb, b. Oct. 8, 1699, d. in infancy.

2. Samuel, b. March 5, 1666/7; m. Deliverance Dana, and took the

farm of his father and grandfather. He d. May 27, 1741. She
d. 1754. They had 9 children.

3. Job, b. May 6, 1669, d. young.

4. Mary, b. June 21, 1673; m. abt. 1691, Capt. Abraham Brown

(Brown 18); 9 children. She d. Nov. 29, 1723.

5. Sarah, b. Oct. 6, 1675; m. Feb. 2, 1696/7, Daniel Hyde, son of

Jonathan Hyde, Sr. He d. March 13, 1736, and she d. Feb. 2,
1754. Children: Sarah and seven others.

6. Bethia, b. Feb. 24, 1677/8; m. April 27, 1708, Jacob Hyde, son of

Jonathan, Sr. He d. in an expedition to Canada, July 7, 1712.
Had son Abraham, b. Feb. 22, 1709, d. March 22, 1711.

7. Hannah, b. May 20, 1680; m. Eleazer Hyde, son of Jonathan, Sr.

She d. 1720, and he d. 1732. Children: 4 children.

8. John, h. Feb. 1, 1681/2; m. (1) March 15, 1707, Sarah Prentice, who

d. March 8, 1713, and he m. (2) Hannah, dau. of Capt. Isaac
Williams. He d. previous to 1739. She d. April 28, 1739,
age 68.

Summary of Ancestry :

1. William Hyde, b. England, d. Jan. 6, 1831.

2. Dea. Samuel Hyde, b. 1600, England, d. Sept. 12, 1689; m. Temperance

. She d. after 1689.

3. Job Hyde, b. 1643, d. Nov. 19, 1685; m. prob. Newton, Mass. EUzabeth

Fuller, b. , d. Nov. 28, 1685.

4. Mary Hyde, b. June 21, 1673, d. Nov. 29, 1 723; m. abt. 1691, Capt. Abraham

Brown, b. Aug. 26, 1671, d. Nov. 27, 1729.

5. Dea. Samuel Brown, b. July, 1703, d. Feb. 17, 1784; m. Mercy Patterson,

b. Sept. 1, 1702, d. March 6, 1774.

6. Mary Brown, 7th child of Dea. Samuel Brown; m. March 18, 1760, Isaac

Lawrence, Jr., of Canaan, Conn.

178 Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service

7. Lydia Lawrence, b. 1761/2, d. Sept. 20, 1813; m. Phineas Phelps, b.

April 10, 1767, d. April 20, 1813.

8. David Nash Phelps, b. Oct. 4, 1796, d. April 15, 1884; m. April 29, J821,

Elizabeth Hungerford, b. Feb. 7, 1798, d. Jan. 7, 1878.

References: Descendants of Joanna Arms of Yarmouth, 8th to 10th Gen-
erations; Daughters of the American Colonists, 1931, pp. 29-36, No. 2089; ances-
try traced by the author of this book.

Humphrey Hide Ancestry

Humphrey Hide, as the name is written in the F. T. Rec, was at
Windsor before coming to Fairfield. The Hyde family are believed
to have been, and there seems to be no question about it, of the
best blood of England. They have always been staunch, sterling,
thrifty men in the town; and for generations a Deacon Hide has
represented the family in the Greens Farms Congregational Church.

Humphrey Hide bought land at Windsor, 1645, which he sold 1653 and rem.
to Fairfield, where a grant of two acres was entered 11 Mar. 1649 (1649/50). On
12 Feb. 1671 (1671/2), he conveyed to son John; contingent heirs, daus. Sarah
and Hannah.

Will 12 Nov. 1679; wife Ann all lands for life, and residue; she to be sole
Exec'x; son John, provided for at marriage, to have gun and sword; dau. Sarah
and her children, Samuel, Sarah, Peter and Mary Coley; dau. Hannah; children
of son John — John, EUzabeth, Sarah and Mary; loving friends, John Gregory
of NorwaUc and Robert Clarke of Stratford, overseers.

Inv. 27 Aug. 1684.

. 1. John.

2. Sarah, m. (1) Peter Coley (I beUeve same name as Colyer); m. (2) Thomas

Sherwood, 2d.

3. Hannah, m. WUUam Sprague.

John Hide, s. of Humphrey, m. Elizabeth Harvey, dau. of Richard of
Stratford (a. v.).

Inv. 1 Nov. 1689, sworn to by EUzabeth Hide. Mutual agreement, 18 Mar.
1692/3, by EUzabeth Hide and Sarah, Mary, John and EUzabeth Hide.

Benjamin Rumsey, Jonathan Fanton and Edward Jesup, children and heirs
of Est. of John Hide, Sr., receipted 6 Jan. 1696 to brother John Hide, with consent
of our mother.

Elizabeth Hide sold a negro boy, seven years old, for £30 to John Hide, 16
Nov. 1698.

Will of EUzabeth, 9 Jime 1701, proved 18 Nov. 1701; dau. EUzabeth Jessup,
Sarah Fanton, Mary Rumsey; son John Hide (Exec'r) and eldest son. The
Exec'r declined; adm'n granted to John Hide and Benjamin Rumsey.

On 9 Feb. 1721/2, Jonathan Fanton conveyed to John Hide (Jr.) right in
land of gr. father John Hide dec'd set to me from father Jonathan Fanton's
estate, undivided with the rest of the long lot belonging to my uncle John Hide
and Benjamin Rumsey.

Children, aU but John recorded at Fairfield :

1. John, b. 1 May 1668 (by both Stratford and Greenfield records, with which

age at death agrees; but date confUcts with birth of the next child as
rec. at Fairfield).

2. Elizabeth, b. 23 Aug. 1668 (1669?); m. Edward Jessup.

3. Sabah, b. 25 Sept. 1670; d. at Greenfield, 29 Sept. 1760, in 90 year; m. (1)

Jonathan P'anton; m. (2) by prenuptial agreement, 29 Feb. 1715/6
WiUiam HiU.
4: Mary, b. 26 July 1672; m. Benjamin Rumsey. He conveyed 9 Feb. 1721/2,
to John Hide, right in land he had from father-in-law John Hide with
bis wife, Mary.

Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service 179

John Hide, s. of John, b. at Stratford, 1 May 1668; Dea. John d. 5 Nov. 1744,
age 76 1/2 (rec. Greenfield). He renewed Covenant at Fairfield Church 3 Mar.
1695, and his wife Rachel was bapt. 2 Apr. 1710. M. Rachel Rumsey, b. 6 Oct.
1671 (rec. Greenfield); d. at Greenfield, 14 June 1738, age 67 (g. s.). She was
called Rachel Hide in wOl of her father, Robert Rumsey, 1710.

Will 25 Oct. 1744, proved 15 Nov. 1744; sons John, Daniel; daus. Damaris
Whitlock, Sarah, widow of Jonathan Fanton, Elizabeth, wife of John Bell, Hannah
wife of Joseph Burr, Mary, Rachael, Abigail, wife of Jonathan Malery.

Children, recorded at Greenfield, bapt. at Fairfield Church:

1. John, b. 6 Oct. 1692; bapt. 3 Mar. 1694/5; d. at Westport 15 Jan. 1761

(g. s., which gives birth-date); Deacon; m. (1) (rec. Fairfield) 22 Apr.
1718, Rachel Holmes, who d. 30 Sept. 1736 in 37 yr. (g. s.,
Westport), m. (2) 22 Mar. 1737, Abigail (Silliman), widow of David

2. Elizabeth, b. 9 Aug. 1694; bapt. 3 Mar. 1694/5; m. (rec. Fairfield) 10

June 1736, John Bell.

3. Damaris, b. 2 Sept. 1696; bapt. 11 Oct. 1696; m. (rec. Fau-field) 24 Jan;

1716, Thomas Whitlock.

References: History of Fairfield, Conn., Vol. I, by Schenck.
See Fanton Ancestry, Fairfield, Conn.


("New England Historical and Genealogical Register," Vol.
LXXV, 1921, page 236), Leaders in the Winthrop Fleet, 1630;
communicated by J. Gardner Bartlett, of Boston, Mass.

The following list of some of the leading men who came to New
England in the fleet with Winthrop in 1630 is preserved in the
Colonial Office Papers, Vol. 5, No. 78, in the Public Record Office,

A Note of the names of the principal undertakers for the plantation of the
Massachusetts bay in Newe England that are themselves gonne over with theire
wives and children.

Mr. Joh: Winthroppe Esqr: Governor, and three of his sonnes.

Sr Rich: Saltonstall Knight, three of his sonnes and 2 daughters.

Mr. Isaake Johnson Esqr and the Lady Arbella his wife Sister to the Earle

of Lincolne.
Mr. Charles Fines the said Earles brother.
Mr. Dudley, his wife, 2 sonnes and 4 daughters.
Mr. Coddington and his wife.
Mr. Pincheon and his wife and 3 daughters.
Mr. VassaU and his wife.
Mr. Revell.

The names of the New plantators in New England.
For the right honorable the Lord Carleton.

This hst raises a few interesting points. From various evidences
it appears that the three sons brought by Governor Winthrop were
Henry, Stephen and Samuel. Sir Richard Saltonstall had four
sons, Richard, Samuel, Robert and Henry. Probably the youngest
son, Henry, was the one left in England, and he came later to New
England. The daughters were Rosamond and Grace. Charles
Fiennes, born about 1607, was the fifth son of Thomas Fiennes,
alias Clinton, third Earl of Lincoln and a younger brother of Theo-

180 Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service

philus Fiennes, fourth Earl of Lincoln. He entered Christ's College,
Cambridge, in Easter, 1624, but did not proceed to a degree. He
remained only a few weeks in New England, and then returned to
England. ("Savage, in his 'Gen. Diet.,' has erroneously confused
this passenger with another person of the same name.") The four
daughters brought over by Thomas Dudley were Ann, Patience,
Sarah and Mercy. His son, Samuel Dudley, baptized Nov. 30,
1608, is known to have come with his parents; but who was the
other son referred to in the list? The father married April 25, 1603,
Dorothy Yorke, and when elected deputy governor, May 17, 1637,
is called "Senior," a term which implies a son Thomas then living
in England.

(Genealogy — "Connecticut," Vol. II, page 836, The Johnson
Line) — John Johnson, immigrant ancestor, was born in England
and came to America in the fleet with Winthrop, accompanied by
his wife Margery, who died at Roxbury, June 9, 1655, and their
sons, Isaac and Humphrey, and probably other children. Savage
thinks there were three daughters. Johnson was admitted a free-
man. May 18, 1630. He settled in Roxbury and was called a yeoman.
He was chosen by the General Court, Oct. 19, 1630, constable of
Roxbury and surveyor of all the arms of the Colony, and was a
very industrious man in his place. He kept a tavern and was agent
for Mrs. Catherine Sumpner, of London, in 1653. He was a man
of wealth and much distinction. He was a deputy to the General
Court in 1634 and many years afterwards. His house was burned
Aug. 2, 1645, with seventeen barrels of his country's powder and
many arms in his charge. At the same time the town records were
destroyed. He was elected a member of the Artillery Company in
1658. He signed the inventory of Joseph Weld's estate in 1646.
He died Sept. 30, 1650, and his will was proved Oct. 15, following,
dividing his property among his five children, the eldest to have a
double portion. The estate amounted to six hundred and sixty
pounds. He married (2) Grace (Negus) Fawer, widow of Barnabas
Fawer. Her will was made Dec. 21, 1671, and proved Dec. 29,
1671, leaving all her estate to her brothers, Jonathan and Benjamin

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, thirty-second President of the
United States, is a direct descendant of Captain John Johnson.
(See page 61, "Franklin D. Roosevelt's Colonial Ancestors," by
Alvin Page Johnson.)

Children, all by first wife:

Isaac, m. Jan. 20, 1637, Elizabeth Porter; killed in the Narragansett fight

in King Philip's War, Dec. 19, 1675.
Humphrey, mentioned below.
Maky, m. Roger Mowry, of Providence, who sold her share in the estate,

Oct. 12, 1659.
Two other daus.

Humphrey Johnson, son of John Johnson, was born in England.
He came to America with his parents and settled in Roxbury as

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early as 1643, when his name appears on a deed. One of the Original
Proprietors. He was resident of Scituate in 1651. He married
(1) in 1642, Eleanor Cheney, of Roxbury, who died at Hingham,
Sept. 28, 1678. He married (2) Abigail .

Children of first wife:
Mehitable, b. 1644.
Maetha, b. 1647.

John, b. 1653 ; drowned at Hingham, June 12, 1674.
Joseph, b. 1655; d, young.
Benjamin, b. 1657.
Maegaret, b. 1659.
Deboeah, b. 1661.
Maey, b. 1663.
Nathaniel, b. July, 1666.
Isaac, b. Feb. 18, 1668.
Joseph, b. Sept. 6, 1676.

Children of second wife:

John, b. June 8, 1680.
Deborah, b. Feb. 19, 1682/3.

Humphrey Johnson (1603-1676), Sergeant in King Philip's War,
1675. He was one of the chief men in the founding of Roxbury.
Humphrey Johnson resided in Roxbury many years, then removed
to Hingham ; was a man of affairs, a soldier in Capt. Isaac Johnson's
Co., in the war against King Philip, in 1675. He was a captain in
King Philip's War.

References: "Soc. Col. Wars, Index and Honor Rolls" (1922), pages 271-
"History of Roxbury."

Summary of Ancestry:

1. Hon. John Johnson, b. in England, 1600; d. 1659; m. Margery in

England; had son, Capt. Humphrey Johnson.

2. Capt. Humphrey Johnson, b. in England about 1620; m. Mar. 20, 1642/3,

Ellen Cheney, b. in England about 1626; had dau., Mehitable Johnson.

3. Samuel Hinsdale, m. Oct. 31, 1660, Mehitable Johnson, b. 1644; d. Aug.

4, 1689; had dau., Mehitable Hinsdale.

4. Obadiah Dickinson, m. Mehitable Hinsdale, b. Oct. 18, 1663, at Medfield;

had dau., Mehitable Dickinson.

5. Nathaniel Feary, b. Nov. 29, 1675; d. Apr. 30, 1737; m. Jan. 26, 1715/6,

Mehitable Dickinson, b. 1696; had dau., Eunice Frary.

6. Aaron Field, b. Mar. 17, 1721/2; d. Mar. 17, 1800; m. May 26, 1743, in

Deerfield, Mass., Eunice Frary, b. Nov. 30, 1721; d. Oct. 28, 1813.

7. Samuel Shattuck, b. Sept. 18, 1741; d. Sept. 1, 1827; m. Nov., 1764, in

Greenfield, Mass., Chloe Field, b. Dec. 29, 1743; d. Apr. 10, 1781.
S. Epheaim Leach, b. Dec, 1761 ; d. Feb. 28, 1840; m. Nov. 17, 1785, probably

in Greenfield, Mass., Chloe Shattuck, b. Nov. 22, 1766; d. Jan. 22,

9. Teetius Leach, b. Nor. 21, 1786; d. Feb. 4, 1864; m. Sheldon, Vt., Jan.

1, 1812, Sophia Hawley, b. Aug. 17, 1795; d. Jan. 7, 1879.
10. Teetius Hawley Leach, b. Mar. 19, 1813; d. Sept. 19, 1881; m. Sheldon,

Vt., Feb. 28, 1835, Orisa Fanton, b. May 1, 1812; d. June 24, 1890.

From here same as Summary of Arms Ancestry, 8th to 10th Generations;
Colonial Daughters of the 17th Century, p. 136, No. 772; and Daughters of the
American Colonists, 1931, pp. 26-36, No. 2089; ancestry traced by the author of
this book.

182 Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service


Kelloggs of the Old World and the New

The surname Kellogg is found in England early in the sixteenth
century, and there are differences of opinion as to its origin. Some

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