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The homestead passed to his son Silas 6 , whose son Albert Silas 7 was in posses-
sion and occupied it in 1908. It was never out of the family since its purchase
in 1784.

Gideon Newton of Barnard, Vt., is given as head of a family which consisted
of himself, one male under sixteen years, and two females.

CHILDREN.

2527. i. Fannie 6 , b. Oct. 22, 1788 ; d. , 1813, "about 20 years old."

252S. tii. Anson , b. Nov. 9, 1790; m. Sarah Elizabeth Steward.

2529. iii. Betsey", b. Aug. 31, 1796;. d. Sept. — , 1846; m. , 1821, Elkanah

Stewart* (also written Steward), a farmer of Barnard, Vt. [He was
probably a grandson of tbe Revolutionary soldier of that name, through
the sons John or Moses. See below.] He was a soldier in the War of
1S12. They removed to Pike, Wyoming County, N. Y., where their first
child was born, thence to Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, N. Y., where
they settled on a farm. Children :

2533. 1. Silos' Steward, b. May 3, 1825; lived on the homestead of his father at

Cherry Creek, N. Y. ; m. (1) Ruth Weaver of Arkwright, N. Y., born
about 1825, died July 6, 1875, aged 50 years. He m. (2) in 1877,
Susanna Scott. His children were :
2541-2548. 1, Emory 8 ; 2, John 8 ; 3, Viola 8 ; 4, Lester 8 ; 5, Merton 8 ; 6, Estella 8 ;
7, Henry 8 ; 8, Ella 8 .

2534. 2. John 7 Steward, b. about 1829; d. March — , 1853.

2535. 3. Henry 7 Steward, b. ; d. in 1861; merchant; m. Mary Pope of

Villenovia, N. Y. ; had two daughters and removed to Iowa.

2536. 4. Elizabeth 7 Steward, b. ; m. twice, removed to Indiana, where she

died at the age of 55 years.

2530. iv. Henrietta 8 , b. Nov. 10, 1798; d. Nov. 22, 1869; m. about 1825, Alvan

Bannister of Barnard, Vt., where they lived about five years, and then
moved to Cherry Creek, N. Y. Their children were :

2537. 1. Henry 7 Bannister, b. about 1826; a merchant residing in Westfield,

N. Y. ; m. 1858, Lucretia Safford. Their children are :
2549-2551. 1, Clayton 8 ; 2, Claud 8 ; 3, Hattie 8 .

2538. 2. Elizabeth 7 Bannister, b. , 1827; d. Nov. 28, 1847; unm.

2539. 3. Lydia Ann' Bannister, b. ; d. Dec. 7, 1862; m. in 1858, Alfred

Knapp and had a daughter.

2552. 1. Estelle 8 Knapp, b. ; m. Jackson Farrington and had two

children.

2540. 4. Gideon 7 Bannister, b. ; d. May 9, 1867; m. in 1858, Delia Utter.

He served as a soldier in the Civil War three years. Child :

2553. 1. Lizzie 8 Bannister, b. Dec. 6, 1859; m. Mr. Blodgett of Busti and had

three children :

2531. v. Lydia 6 , b. Jan. 23, 1S00 ; d. at Barnard, Vt, June 5, 1879 ; unm.

2532. tvi. Silas 6 , b. May 7, 1801 ; m. Emily Dillenough Steward.

1952. SILAS NEWTON 5 (Timothy 4 , Sr., Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Kichard 1 ), son of
Timothy, Sr., and Sarah (Merrick) Newton of Hardwick, Mass., was born there
February 11, 1766, and died there October 19 or 21, 1847, aged 81.

He married in Hardwick, April 9, 1789, Naomi Washburn, daughter of Eli-
phalet and Anna (Benjamin) Washburn:}: of Hardwick, where she was born,
October 24, 1770, and where she died March 15, 1850, aged 79.

* For Steward pedigree, see note to Anson Newton" (Gideon 5 ).

% See note to David Newton 3 for John Washburn 1 and his son John 2 .

John Washburn 3 (John 2 ), b. ; living in 1719, and had d. 1724; res. Bridgewater,

Mass. ; m. 1679, Rebecca Lapham ; had six children and perhaps others. One was Josiah*.

Josiah Washburn 4 , b. 1680 ; res. Bridgewater ; m. Mercy , and had seven chil-
dren. He m. (2) Sarah, and had one son. Wid. Sarah settled his estate, nis son



BRANCH OF MOSES 277

Mr. Newton was a farmer in Hardwick, residing on the homestead of his
father — a part of the land purchased in 1737 by his grandfather — until 1817 at
the place marked "S. Newton" on Euggles map, afterward about a hundred
rods farther eastward. For some time after the death of Mr. Jonathan Mead
(on March 24, 1814, aged 50), he was the principal grave digger.

His children were all born in Hardwick. At the First United States Census,
1790, his family in Hardwick consisted of himself, one male under sixteen
years, and one female.

CHILDREN.

2554. ti. Gardner 6 , b. Oct. 9, 1789 ; m. Charity W. Dexter.

2555. ii. Ltjcetta", b. Jan. 2, 1792; d. at Warren, Mass., Aug. 23, 18G8, aged 76;

m. March 14, 1814, in Hardwick, Simeon Knowles, Jr., son of Simeon

and Priscilla ( ) Knowles* of Hardwick, where he was born about

1791. They lived in Hardwick about three miles northerly from the
Common. Their children, born there, were:
25G3. 1. Laura Loraine 7 Knotcles, b. Oct. 10, 1816 ; m. in Hardwick, Feb. 21, 1837,

Rufus Washburn, Jr., grandson of Eliphalet and Anna above, of

Johnstown, N. Y.

2564. 2. Lucius James' 1 Knowles, b. July 2, 1819 ; an eminent inventor and manu-

facturer in Warren and Worcester, Mass., inventor of looms, manufac-
turer of cottons, silks, wools, fancy textiles — an inventive genius. He
was a state senator, and in 1869 United States Senator.

2565. 3. Harriet Eveline 7 Knowles, b. July 24, 1821; m. Oct. 1, 1844, Lorrin

Brown of Fitchburg.

2566. 4. Francis B. 7 Knotcles, b. Nov. 29, 1823; a successsful manufacturer in

Worcester in company with his brother.

2556. iii. Clarinda 6 , b. Sept. 11, 1794 ; d. Feb. 9, 1865 ; unm.

2557. iv. Laura 6 , b. Feb. 3, 1796; d. Jan. 14, 1851, at Granby; m. in Hardwick,

Jan. 7, 1821, Orsamus Hunt, son of Capt. Moses and Esther (Jenny)
Hunt* of Hardwick, born there Feb. 16, 1797, and died in Shrewsbury,
May 25, 1864. He m. (2) Caroline Newton, a sister of his wife. See
below. He lived in Hardwick, where the following children were born:

Joseph Washburn 5 (Capt.), b. 1705; d. 1760; res. Bridgewater ; m. Deliverence
Orcutt, dau. of William, Jr. They had eight children. One was

. Eliphalet Washburn 8 , b. 1742 ; rem. to Hardwick, where he d. 1816 ; farmer in Hard-
wick, on the road to Bane ; m. Anna Benjamin, dau. of Caleb Benjamin of Watertown and
Hopkinton. They had eleven children, one was Xaomi 7 and one was Rufus 7 .

Naomi Washburn 7 , b. Oct. 24, 1770 ; m. Silas Newton 5 , son of Timothy 4 .

Rufus Washburn 7 , b. May 12, 1776 ; m. 1799, Thankful Cutter of Lancaster. They had
a son, Rufus Washburn, Jr., who m. 1837, Laura Loraine Knowles, granddaughter of Silas
Newton 5 .

* Simeon Knowles of Eastham. Mass., res. there until after .the birth of his son Simeon

and perhaps all his children were born there. He m. Eunice , who d. in

Hardwick, April 5, 1819, aged 79. Their children : Simeon, abt. 1766 ; Leonard, abt. 1795 ;
Edward, b. 1799 ; Harriet, 1805.

Simeon Knowles. b. abt. 1766 ; d. 1823, aged 57 ; m. Priscilla , who d. 1839,

aged 75. They lived in Hardwick and had sons, Bangs, 1789, and Simeon, abt. 1791.

Simeon Knowles. b. abt. 1791 ; res. Hardwick, abt. three miles north of the Common ;
m. 1814, Lucetta Newton , dau. of Silas 5 . They had a daughter, Laura Loraine Knowles 7 ,
1816; m. Rufus Washburn, Jr., of Johnstown, N. Y.

t William Hunt 1 of Concord, Mass., b. in England abt. 1605, came to Concord in 1635,
where he settled. He m. (1) Elizabeth Best, (?) who d. 1661; m. (2) 1664, Wid. Mary
Rice. Children were: Nehemiah, 1631; m. 1663, Mary Toll; res. in Concord; Samuel 2 ,
1633 ; m. Elizabeth Redding ; res. Ipswich ; Elizabeth 2 , 163 — ; m. John Barron of Grafton ;
Hannah 2 , 1640-1 ; Isaac 2 , 1647.

Isaac Hunt 2 , b. 1647; d. 1680; m. 1667, Mary Stone; res. Concord; and hadi five
children. The fourth was Isaac 3 , Jr.. 1675.

Isaac Hunt 3 , Jr., b. 1675 ; d. 1717 ; res. Sudbury ; m. Mary Willard, granddaughter of
Maj. Simon Willard. They had nine children. The sixth was John*, 1711.

John Hunt*, b. 1711 ; d. 1778 ; rem. to Grafton, thence to Hardwick ; farmer and tavern

keeper. He died of smallpox ; m. Mary , who d. 1765, aged 45 ; m. (2) Dec, 1765,

Mrs. Patience Wright, wid. of James. Children by wf. Mary: Samuel 5 , 1736; Moses 5 , 1738,
d. 1747; Hannah 5 , 1741; Aaron 5 , 1744; Mary 5 , 1746; d. 1779; m. 1766, James Wright
(son of James and Patience, above) ; John 5 , 1750; Moses 5 (Capt.), b. 1756. [See note to
Timothy Newton 4 , Sr.]

Capt. Moses Hunt, b. Oct. 28. 1756 ; res. Hardwick, where he d. 1822 ; farmer ; m. 1778,
Esther Jenny. They had twelve children. One was Orsamus Hunt, b. 1797 ; m. (1)
Laura Newton, m. (2) Caroline Newton, sisters, daus. of Silas Newton 5 .



278 NEWTON GENEALOGY

2567. 1. Addison Augustus' Hunt, b. Jan. 20, 1822; m. in Hardwick, March 16,

1852, Clarissa E. Thomas, dau. of Beals and Nancy (Bigelow)
Thomas* of Hardwick, where she was born July 21, 1828. They
removed to Worcester. Four children.

2568. 2. Cahin Newton 1 Hunt, b. June 8, 1825, at Granby, Mass., d. May 21, 1830.

2569. 3. Charles Edicard? Hunt, b. May 21, 1830; a teacher in Granby; removed

to Greenfield, and m. in 1855, Laura Warner.

2570. 4. Edwin Iscwton 1 Hunt, b. Dec. 14, 1834; a farmer in Barre.

2558. tv. Kufus Washburn , b. March 27, 1798; m. Maria Johnson.

2559. vi. Merrick 6 , b. May 21, 1801. He was living in 1881 at Hinsdale, N. H., and

is mentioned in the will of his nephew, Silas W. Newton 7 .

2560. vii. Caroline 6 , b. Oct. 23, 1803 ; m. June 26, 1851, Orsamus Hunt of Granby,

whose first wife was her sister Laura, See above.

2561. fviii. Silas Wesson , b. Dec. 29, 1805; m. Sarah F. Moore.

2562. ix. John Calvin , b. Aug. 19, 1810, at Hardwick, Mass., and d. at Worcester in

1890. He, too, is mentioned in the will of his nephew. He married
at Leicester, Mass., April 6, 1S36, Sarah Ann Choat Watson, daughter of
(apt. Samuel, Jr., and Mary, "Polly" (Craigie) Watson of Leicester,
where she was born Sept. 20, 1813. She died without children. He
married (2) Oct. 23, 1854, Mrs. Marianna (Watson) Grosvenor, daughter
of Samuel, 3d, and Sukey (Vickers) Watson of Leicester, Mass., where
she was born May 1, 1815. She died at Worcester, July 6, 1878. [She
married first, Dec. 16, 1847, at Leicester, Samuel A. Grosvenor, son of
John P. and Bethia Grosvenor of Paxton. He was a widower, aged 32.
His first wife, Lois R., died in Paxton, Sept. 24, 1845, aged 31 years.]

John Calvin Newton settled in Worcester. He had no children. His
will, admitted to probate in 1890 — October — at Worcester, makes some
personal bequests and gives the rest of his property, including his house
and lands, after five years, "to the trustees of Amherst College for the
endowment of a professor's chair of Greek and lectures on sculpture, now
filled by Richard Henry Mather, or whatever professor's chair he may fill
at my decease, and is to be kept as a permanent fund of said professor-
ship, and is to be forever known as the endowment fund of John C. Newton
of Worcester, for the professor's chair occupied by Richard Henry Mather,
and shall ever remain as such endowment fund." The real estate for the
purpose was valued at $10,000 and the personal at $40,000. The late
Professor Mather of Amherst College was an intimate friend of Mr.
Newton, through whom he became much interested in the College.



1953. JOSIAH NEWTON 5 (Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Kickard 1 ), son of
Timothy and Sarah (Merrick) Newton of Hardwick, Mass., was horn there
September 21, 1768, and died in Petersham, Mass., May 5, 1858, aged nearly 90.

He married (probably in Barnard, Vt. ; published in Hardwick, November 29,

1792), Philena Cox, daughter of Capt. Benjamin and Jerusha ( ) Cox:): of

Wrentham, Hardwick, Mass., and Barnard, Vt., was born in Hardwick, June 1,
1771, and died in Petersham, Mass., August 28, 1842, aged 71. G. S.

"Josiah Newton and his wife were born on adjoining farms in Hardwick, Mass.
He followed her up to Barnard, long enough to get married, and brought her
back." They lived on the easterly part of the homestead of Timothy Newton,
St., but at some time after 1809 moved to Petersham. "There is an old farm in
Petersham called 'The Newton Place,' which I am told Warren Newton occu-
pied when living, and probably his father lived there also." Josiah Newton's
children were born in Hardwick. He was appointed executor of his father's will,
and given the residue of both real and personal estate not otherwise disposed of.

* See note to Dr. George J. Newton 7 (3390) for Thomas pedigree.

t Capt. Benjamin Cox, b. abt. 1740; d. Sept. 25, 1788, aged 48. He was prob. a brother
of Capt. Ebenezer Cox, both of whom removed from Wrentham to Hardwick about 1760. In
the French War Benjamin Cox, private, in the Company of Capt. Ebenezer Cox in 175S,
Sergeant in 1759, Ensign, 1760. He rem. to Barnard, Vt., about 1777, where he was an
able and active citizen ; Assessor ; Justice of the Peace ; Representative ; Capt. of the Mili-
tia during the Revolutionary War ; wife Jerusha . Nine children. The fifth was

Philena, b. June 1, 1771.



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CHILDREN.

2571. f i. Franklin 5 , b. Oct. 19, 1796 ; m. Nancy .

2572. ii. Lurenza 6 , b. Feb. 20, 1799; d. ; m. (1) in Petersbam, April 18, 182G,

John Taft, who died : m. (2) in Petersham, Dec. 20, 1838, as his

second wife, Capt. Sewell Moulton* of Hubbardston, Mass., whose first
wife was Polly Hunting (5080). They lived in Hubbardston, where one
child was born :
2575. 1. Philena Neicton 7 Moulton, b. March 12, 1841 ; d. April 10, 1842.

2573. iii. Warren 6 , b. Oct. 3, 1801; d. in Petersham, July 2, 1878, aged 76 yrs., 8 mos. ;

m. in Peterskam, Feb. 4, 1840, Mrs. Susan (Laraby) Holland,* widow of
Prescott Holland. She died in Petersham, July 3, 1878, aged 86 years
[b. 1792]. I do not know that he had children, none are recorded to either
of them in Petersham. The town clerk of 1895, Mr. S. B. Cook, writes
me : "There is an old farm in Petersham, called 'The Newton place,'
which I am told Warren Newton occupied when living, and probably his
father lived there also." There is no probate settlement of his estate.

2574. iv. ririLENA 6 , b. Jan. 9, 1809; d. in Leicester, March 18, 1834, aged 25; m. in

Petersham, March 31, 1829, Thomas Elliott Winchester, then of Monson,
son of Thomas and Patience (Dennis) Winchester of Hardwick, Mass.,
born about 1792; bapt. (adult) April 2, 1820. He m. (2) then "of
Leicester," in Petersham, May 19, 1835, Harriet Gates of Petersham.



2008. BAKNABAS NEWTON 3 , JR. (Barnabas 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Rich-
ard 1 ), son of Barnabas and Eunice (Bond) Newton of Westborough, Mass., where
he was born December 30 or 31, 1775, and where he died June 6, 1827.

He married at Westborough, January 7, 1800, Lucy Godfrey, daughter of James
and Mary (Andrews) Godfrey§ of Westborough, where she was born January 12,
1778.

Mr. Newton resided in Westborough, Mass. His children were born there. In
the record of his death he is styled "Capt. Barnabas."

In 1823 a "Restorationist Society" was formed in Shrewsbury, Mass., to which
some of the Westborough people attached themselves, among them was Barna-
bas Newton, Jr.

His estate was administered without a will at Westborough, 1827. Case in
Probate, No. 43,063.

CHILDREN.

2576. ti. Elmer Monroe , b. Oct. 4, 1800 ; m. Salome Forbush.

2577. ii. Lyman 6 , b. Nov. 21, 1801 ; d. Dec. 21, 1801.

2578. iii. Clarissa Harlow , b. Dec. 29, 1802 ; d. Nov. 8, 1833 ; m. at Westborough,

April 5 or 8, 1827, John Andrews, son of Nathaniel and Abigail (Forbush)
Andrews of Westborough and Princeton, Mass. He was born at Princeton,
Nov. 24 or 25, 1791, twin with his sister Sally.

* Capt. Sewell Moulton* m. (1) in Hubbardston. Nov. 4, 1823, Polly Hunting, dau. of
Stephen, Jr., and Polly (Newton) Hunting of Hubbardston, where she was born Oct. 1, 1799,
and where she died Aug. 15, 1837, aged 37. G. S. They had in Hubbardston. Jane, 1825 ;
m. 1844, Isaac F. Thompson of Princeton ; Gardner Warren, 1827 ; Sarah, 1830 ; d. 1837 ;
Martha Gibson, 1833 ; Julia, 1835 ; Polly, 1837.

% Susan Laraby and Prescott Holland m., int. in Petersham, Oct. 20, 1833. He died
there Sept. 21, 1835, aged 44 yrs. G. S. Prescott Holland had m. (1), int. in Petersham,
Feb. 11, 1815, Betsey Slye of Dummerston, Vt., who died in Petersham, May 8, 1833, aged
38 yrs. G. S. These graves and the marriage intentions would indicate the home to have
been in Petersham. No children appear on the town records.

§ James Godfrey and Mary Andrews were m. at Westborough, May 1, 1770. There were
several other families of Godfreys residing there and in Lancaster that probably were nearly
related. The first comers of the name were early in Taunton. James and Marv of West-
borough had ten children. The fifth was Lucy, who married Barnabas Newton, Jr.

Nathaniel Andrews and Abigail Forbush m. at Westborough, Mar. 4, 1784. They
resided at Westborough, where they died. For a year or more they were in Princeton, where
the twins and dau. Eunice were born. The other children were b. in Westborough. He d.
1845; she died 1827. Seven children. One was John (twin), b. 1791; m. 1827, Clarissa
Harlow Newton. See Forbush Gen.



280 NEWTON GENEALOGY

2579. iv. Lucy Godfrey , b. Oct. 29, 1S05; d. at Sutton, Mass., Aug. 21, 1829, aged
24. G. S. ; m. at Westborough, March 27 or 30, 1826, David B. Harring-
ton, whom I suppose to be son of Wentworth and Rachel ( )

Harrington* of Westborough, where he was born Feb. 9, 1801. He m.
(2) Amy S. Newton 6 , sister of his wife; see below.

25S0. v. Ann Sophia 6 [also given Amy S.], b. Feb. 24, 1S07; d. May 6, 18S9 ; m.
at Millbury, Jan. 4, 1831, David B. Harrington; see above. They lived
in Millbury, where they had three children, namely :

2585. 1. Lucy Sophia 7 Harrington, b. Nov. 30, 1831; unm. ; was living in 1912 at

Millbury.

2586. 2. Amy 7 Harrington, b. , 18 — ; unm.; livtng in 1912 at Millbury.

2587. 3. Charles Augustus 7 Harrington, b. Feb. 12, 1841.

2581. vi. Elbkidge 6 , b. Feb. 10, 1810.

2582. tvii. Daniel Fay 8 , b. Oct. 10, 1S11 ; m. Amy Abigail Bowman.

2583. tviii. Barnabas 6 , b. May 6, 1813 ; m. Betsey Stevens.

2584. ix. Harriet 6 , b. Aug. 9, 1815 ; d. July 25, 1816.

2020. ANTIFAS NEWTON 5 (Barnabas 4 , Sr., Deacon Josiah 3 , Moses 2 ,
Richard 1 )* son of Barnabas, Sr., and Eunice (Bond) Newton, was born in West-
borough, Mass., June 2, 1781, and died .

He married April 4, 1808, Elizabeth Carter, born October 26, 1785.

I regret not to have procured full data of this family.

children.

James G. 6 , b. Jan. 18, 1810.

Elizabeth 6 , b. Sept. 5, 1811.

Mary Ann 6 , b. Feb. 15, 1813.

Sarah 8 , b. May 23, 1814.

Harriet 6 , b. Jan. 30, 1816 ; was living in 1900.

Antipas 6 , b. Nov. 17, 1817.

Caroline 6 , b. Nov. 22, 1S19.

Stephen 6 , b. Oct. 12, 1821.

Susan E. 6 , b. June 13. 1824 ; was living in 1906.

Isaac 6 , b. Nov. 5, 1826.

John F. 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1829; was living Nov. 26, 1906; residence 28 More-
land St., Roxbury, Mass.; m. Martha Ann [b. Jan. 27, 1836],

died at the above residence May 30, 1906, aged 72 yrs., 4 mos., 3 dys.,
burial from residence above June 2, at 2.30 o'clock. They had children
and grandchildren. Her will was probated Oct. 6, 1906. One son was
2599. 1. John F. Newton 7 , Jr.; residence above, business office at 27 State St.,

Boston, Mass.

2037. EBENEZER NEWTON 5 (Edward 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of Edward and Silence (Bartlett) Newton of Marlborough-Southborough,
Mass., was born at Southborough, February 8, 1758, and died there September
30, 1841, aged 82.

He married at Framingham, Mass., then of Southborough, December 19, 1784
(Dup. in Southborough, June — , 1785), Sarah, Sally Bice, whom I suppose to
be the daughter of Ezekiel, Jr., and Hannah (Edmonds) Rice:}: of Marlborough
and Eramingham, born at Framingham, December 19, 1765. She died at South-
borough, "Widow of Ebenezer, April 3, 1848, aged 82. Dropsy and heart disease."

* John Harrington of Waltham and Mary Whitney m. at Westborough, Dec. 20, 176G.
She d. March 12, 1829, and he d. Aug. 23, 1829, at Westborough, where they resided and
where their seven children were born. The third was

Wentworth Harrington, b. Oct. 1, 1774 ; wf. Rachel ; had three children in Westbor-
ough. viz. : William, b. 1799 ; David, Feb. 9, 1801 ; Nancy, 1803.

J Rice. Mr. A. H. Ward in the Rice Genealogy states that the Sarah 5 , dau. of Ezekiel
Rice 4 , Jr., born 1765, died young. I can find no record of such a death! He also states
that this Ezekiel Rice, Jr., had another daughter Sarah, born Oct. 4, 1772. Neither can I
find a record of this birth ; but of course he had the data.

Ezekiel Rice 5 , b. 1723 ; res. Framingham ; d. there 1806 ; m. Hannah Edmonds in 1751,
dau. of David and Hannah of Marlborough. He was son of



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Mr. Newton lived in the north part of Framingham, Mass. His two children
died young, so this Ebenezer Newton left no posterity that I know of. He may
have had other children before these two.

The First United States Census, 1790, shows Ebenezer Newton at Marlborough,
head of a household, the other members of which were two females.

Ebenezer Newton 5 was a soldier of the Eevolution. His service as given in
abstract is as follows: "Newton. Ebenezer. Southboro. Private Capt. Elijah
Bellows' Company, marched on Alarm April 19, 1775, served 17 days.

"Also: Capt. Silas Gates' Company; pay abstract for service in Dec. [1775]
and Jan. 1776; enlisted Dec. [1775]; company raised in Marlborough-South-
borough and Northborough.

"Also : Capt. Silas Gates' Company, Col. Ward's regiment ; return for milage
to and from camp, dated Dorchester, Jan. 13, 1776 ; milage for 60 miles allowed
to said Newton.

"Also: Capt. Seth Newton's Company, Col. Whitney's regiment; enlisted Aug.
21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26 (also given Aug. 27), 1777; service 6 days on
Alarm at Bennington; company proceeded from Southborough to Hadley on
horses, by order of the Brigadier, and horse hire and milage (80 miles) allowed
home."

CHILDREN.

2G00. i. Sally 8 , b. Feb. 22, 1797, in Southborough ; d. there Nov. 20, 1802.
2601. ii. Anson 6 , b. Aug. 10, 1804, at Southborough ; d. at Framingham, Sept. 28, 1824,
aged 20. G. S.



2068. LARKIN NEWTON 5 (Solomon 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ), son
of Solomon and Elizabeth (How) Newton of Southborough, Mass., was born there
June 27, 1765. He died in Southborough, January 14, 1788, aged 23.

He married Betty , born [April 15, 1768]. She died at Southborough,

Mass., February 24, 1786, aged 17 years, 10 months, 9 days.

They had one child, born in Southborough.

CHILD.

2002. i. Willakd , b. Feb. 20, 17S6 ; d. same day.



2070. JEREMIAH NEWTON 5 (Solomon 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of Solomon and Elizabeth (How) Newton of Southborough and Marlborough,
Mass., was born at Southborough, July 14, 1769, and died there September 5,
1837.

He married Dinah , who died at Southborough, December 2, 1807. She

bore him three children.

He married (2) at Southborough, December 21, 1808, Levinah Mixer (4942),
daughter of Lieutenant Joseph and Jane (Newton) Mixer* of Framingham and
Southborough. She was born at Southborough February 11, 1766, and was living

Ezekiel Rice 4 , b. 1700; d. ; m. (1) Hannah Whitney, who was mother of his

nine children. He had four wives. He was son of

Jonathan Rice 3 , b. 1654; d. 1725; m. (1) Martha Eames ; m. (2) Rebecca Watson; m.
(3) Elizabeth Wheeler. He had fourteen children. He was son of

Henry Rice 3 , b. in England abt. 1617 ; ros. Sudbury and later in Framingham, where he d.
1711 ; m. Elizabeth Moore and had ten children. He was son of

Edmund Rice 1 , the emigrant from England to Sudbury, 1639.

♦Benjamin Mixer 4 (s. of Benjamin and Rebecca (Newton) Mixer), b. 1715. d. it is
stated, "aged over 80." He lived in Southborough; m. (1) Sarah Garfield, who had five
children there, and died there Feb. 10, 1754. He m. (2) 1755, Dinah Newton 5 , dau. of John 4
(John 3 , John 2 , Richard 1 ), b. 1718. The children by first wife were: Sarah 6 , b. 1738; m. 1761,
Daniel Newell of Dudley; Benjamin*, b. Dec. 21, 1740, at Shrewsbury, a deaf mute; Joseph 6 ,



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there in 1840, surviving her husband. Her will was proved July 7, 1840; an
abstract of which follows. There were no children by this marriage.

At the Centennial Celebration, 1827, at Southborough, Mr. Newton and his
brother Willard took part as Members of the Committee of Arrangements, while
Major Larkin Newton was one of the "Marshalls" — as we call the leaders of the
procession.

1840. Lovinah Newton, Southborough, 43292y 2 A.

Will allowed July 7, 1840.

Gives everything left by her late husband, Jeremiah Newton, to Larkin Newton, Deputy

Sheriff of Southborough, and appoints Larkin Newton executor.

Bond of executor appointed July 7, 1S40.



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