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to Chester. Pa., where thev now (1908) reside. Their children were:
3318. 1. Mabel E.' Wood. h. July 12, 1X70: m. June 20, 1894, A. B. Eaton.

3310. 2. Allen Owen Wood, b. Nov. 22. 1S78.

3208. 4. Mary Francs,' Kendall (twin), b. Oct. 27. 1849; d. unm., at Bethel, Yt.,

Oct. — , 1ST.".
3200. 5. Martha Myra* Kendall (twin), b. Oct. 27. 1849; d. unm., at Barnard, Yt..

Dec. — . 1868.

3300. 0. Minora Antoinette 1 Kendall, b. Jan. 10, 1851; m. W. E. Andrews of

Hinesburgb, Yr.

3301. 7. Barak Lillian* Kendall, 1>. March 27. is.".::: .1. April 8, 1878; m. March ">.

1877. George E. Gilson, son of Leonard Cilson of Barnard, Yt. He
married <2i Jan. 11. 1880, by Rev. Moses Kidder of Woodstock, Yt.,



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340 NEWTON GENEALOGY

Mary Marston of Barnard, Vt., daughter of Ezra and Louisa Marston
of Weathersfield, Vt. No children by either marriage.

3302. 8. Jennie Charlotte* Kendall, b. Oct. 30, 1855; d. July 14, 1863.

3303. 9. Frank Leslie* Kendall, b. April 14. 1857; d. July 16, 1863.

3288. tiii. Earl 7 , Jr., b. Nov. 5. 1819 ; m. Mary H. Brown.

3289. iv. James Monroe 7 , b. Dec. 3. 1821 ; unm. ; d. at Potsdam, N. Y., April 1, 1841.

3290. tv. William Harrison 7 , b. June 25, 1824; m. Marion A. Simmons.

3291. vi. Myra Minerva 7 , b. April 11, 1826; d. at Seituate, Mass., Oct. 7. 1904: m.

at Barnard. Vt., Dec. 4, 1851, Norman Paige of Barnard, Vt., b. there
Aug. 30, 1821 ; d. at Poukapog. Mass., May 8, 1892, son of George and
Mary (Walker) Paige. In 1853 she started overland with her husband
for California. After a journey of over six months, they arrived on Oct.
20, 1853, at Downieville. Calif. In 1857 they returned to Barnard by
way of the Isthmus. Later they lived a few years in Kansas, then
returned to Barnard, Vt., but spent their last days in Egypt, Mass. Two
sons :

3304. 1. George Yallcjo* Paige, b. June 12, 1S56, in Monte Christo, Calif.; m. Sept.

11, 1888, Martha Ernest of Topeka, Kans., and had :
1. Ethel Paige, b. Nov. 3, 1889.

3305. 2. Grant Lincoln'' Paige, b. Nov. 8, 1S62, in Barnard, A't. ; is now (1908)

living at Egypt, Mass. ; m. Oct. 12, 1886, Viola Kenobrick of Topeka,
Kans. Thev had :

3320. 1. Clare 9 Paige, b. Oct. 11, 18S7.

3321. 2. Effie Maurine 9 Paige, b. Aug. 30. 1890.

3322. 3. Roy Cyril Paige, b. Aug. 18, 1895.

3323. 4. Doris Grant 9 Paige, b. Sept. 25, 1902.

3292. vii. Robert Dean 7 , b. April 4, 1828; went West in 1850, and d. Oct. 15, 1897,

at Hamilton, Mont.

3293. viii. Joseph Blodgett 7 , b. March 31, 1830 ; went West in 1850 ; a miner in

California, British Columbia and Alaska ; unm. ; d. July 8, 1899.

3294. fix. Solon Danforth 7 , b. April 8, 1832 ; m. Mary Emeline Davis.

2502. IRA NEWTOX G (Timothy 5 , Timothy*, Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ), son
of Timothy, Jr., and Abigail (Earl) Newton of Barnard. Vt., was born there
April 28, 1796, and died at Alexander, X. Y.. August 18, 1877, aged 81.

He married (1) July 4, 1825, Mary Ann Loomis of Alexander, N. Y., who
died February 21, 1839, aged 38.

He married (2) October 22, 1839, Betsey Frisbie of Alexander, N. Y., who
died November 20, 1870.

Ira Newton went, when a boy of fourteen years, to live with his brother Josiah
in Alexander, N. Y., and remained in Alexander until his death. He was a
farmer. It is said of him that "he never appeared in court during his entire
life, either as a plaintiff or defendant."

CHILDREN BY FIRST WIFE.

3325. i. Elvira Ann 7 , b. July 15, 1831; was living in 1908 in Washington, D. C. ;
m. Aug. 6, 1855, John D. King, who was a merchant and manufacturer of
shoes. He died Aug. 24. 1892. They resided in Toronto, Canada, where
their four children were born :

3327. 1. Ada C. s King. b. Aug. 9, 1860: m. April 12, 1882. Charles Smith Wilbur,

from whom she secured a divorce in 1902. They had three children,
born in Toronto, Canada, viz. :

3331. 1. Aileen 9 Wilbur, b. June 4. 1884: m. 1900, Nelson VanKleek of New

York. Thev reside (1908 1 in New York City and have a daughter:
3337. 1. Dorothv 1 " VanKleek. b. . 1901.

3332. 2. Jack K. 9 Wilbur, b. Sept. — . 1888.

3334. 3. Ruth 9 Wilbur, b. June 18. 1898.

3328. 2. J. 8. V. 8 King, b. Aug. 3. i866 : m. about 1892. Etta Florence Jones of

San Francisco, Calif. They reside in Toronto, Canada, and had no
children in 1906.

3329. 3. Helen G* King. b. June 4, 1871 ; m. Jan. 1. 1896. Charles A. Johnson, a

broker in New York City, where thev reside and have two children, viz. :

3335. 1. Norris M." Johnson, b. June 10. 189S.

3336. 2. David 9 Johnson, b. April — , 1905.



BRANCH OF MOSES 341

3330. 4. Elizabeth N. 8 King, b. March 4, 1870 ; m. Nov. 10, 1903, Dr. Shirley W.

Bowles of Elmira, N. Y. ; now (1908) resides in Washington, D. C.

No children.
3320. tii. Clark C. 7 , b. May 12, 1835 ; m. Sarah E. Lincoln.



2505. BAKNABAS NEWTON 6 (Timothy 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Rich-
ard 1 ), son of Timothy, Jr., and Abigail (Earl) Newton of Barnard, Vt., was bom
there, November 25, 1806, and died at Battle Creek, Mich., April 25, 1883,
aged 77.

He married January 20, 1831, Clarissa French of Bethany, N. Y.

In 1823 Mr. Newton left Barnard, Vt., and went to Alexander, Genesee County,
N. Y., to work on the farm of, and for, his brother Josiah. He continued to
reside there until 1836, when, with his family, he removed to Battle Creek, Mich.,
where he bought a farm, and where he lived until his death.

CHILDREN.

3338. i. Seymour 7 , b. Oct. 28, 1832 ; d. April 17, 1876, in Colorado.

3339. tii. Erastus R. 7 , b. Jan. 12, 1835 ; m. Jennie E. Hale.

3340. iii. Emily E. 7 , b. May 5, 1840 ; m. March 16, 1870, Oscar G. Church of Battle

Creek, Mich. They reside (1908) at New Lisbon, N. Dak. Two children:

3342. 1. Eddie N* Church, b. June 17, 1871; d. Oct. 12, 1881.

3343. 2. Harry H. s Church, b. Oct. 17, 1874; unm. in 1908.

3341. tiv. Carlton W. 7 , b. Jan. 8, 1848 ; m. Myria Servern.



2528. ANSON NEWTON 6 (Gideon 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of Gideon and Rebecca (Spooner) Newton of Barnard, Vt., was born there
November 9, 1790, and died at Cherry Creek, N. Y., March 30, 1867, aged nearly
77 years.

He married at Barnard, Vt., by Rev. Joel Davis, January 1, 1817, Sarah
Elizabeth Steward, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Egery) Steward* of Barnard,
born there April 7, 1797 or 1798. She was sister to Emily Steward, his brother's
wife, and Lyman Steward, the husband of Rocksalaney Newton 6 .

Anson Newton was a soldier of the War of 1812. After his marriage he lived
for about twenty years in Barnard, Vt., where all of his children, except the
youngest, were born. November 13, 1837, he moved with his family to Cherry
Creek, N. Y., on to the farm of his son Jasper.

CHILDREN.

3344. ti. Samuel Steward 7 , b. June 12, 1818; m. Cynthia A. Weaver.

3345. ii. Fanny 7 , b. Dec. 20, 1820; lived in Villanova. N. Y. ; m. (1) April — .

1840, Silas James, by whom she had four children. He died and she
m. (2) March 7, I860, Horatio Pope. Children:

* Daniel Stewart of Rochester had wife Patience. I do not know how the Daniel Stewart
of Hardwick was related to him, but he prob. was. The name is given in both spellings,
Stewart and Steward.

Daniel Stewart of Hardwick prob. came there from Rochester, Mass., and perhaps moved
to Barnard, Vt., with his son Elkanah, is the statement in history of Hardwick. His wife was
Prudence Their children in Hardwick were: Elkanah, b. Aug. 12, 1737; Samuel, 1739, who
was in the French War in Col. Samuel Robinson's Company and died in the campaign of
1756 ; Hannah, 1747 ; m. 1766, William Sherman of Rochester.

Elkanah Stewart (Daniel), b. 1737; was in the French War in 1755; a soldier of the
Revolution, was at the battle at Lake George in 1775. He moved to Barnard "as early as
1779" ; m. Lydia Cobb. b. 1737, "prob. m. 1761. dan. of Elisha (see note to Lemuel Newton 6 ).
They had six children in Hardwick. viz.: Priscilla, 1762; Samuel, 1763; Prudence, 1765;
Lydia, 1767 ; John, 1769 ; Moses, 1771.

Sami-el Stewart (Elkanah), b. 1763; m. 1789, Sarah Egery, dau. of Capt. Daniel Egery
(an officer in the Revolutionary Army, also, he was out against the government in Shay's
Rebellion in 1787). They res. Barnard, Vt. Seven children: Polhi, h. 1790, at Hardwick:
human, b. Mav 17, 1793;* in. Rocksalaney Newton (dau. Timothy, Jr.) ; Benjamin, b. Dec. 11,



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342 NEWTON GENEALOGY

3352. 1. Orlin* James, b. 1842: d. in 1S63, in Missouri; a soldier in the Union

Army.

3353. 2. Albert iV James, b. 1S44 ; d. in 1863: a soldier in the Union army.

3354. 3. Ellen 6 James, b. April 5, 1S4C ; d. Nov. 8, 18S8 ; m. in 1871, Munroe

Fairbanks, and had four children :

3367. 1. Royal 9 Fairbanks (twin), b. Feb. 5. 1876.

3368. 2. Mary Fairbanks (twin), b. Feb. 5, 1876; d. , aged 6 mos.

3369. 3. Eunice" Fairbanks, b. June 3. 18S2.

3370. 4. Bernice" Fairbanks, b. April 23, 1885.

3355. 4. Henry* James, b. March 2. 1848; living in 1896; unm.

3346. iii. Lurexza 7 , b. Jan. 1, 1825: d. Nov. 4, 18S9, in Geneseo. 111.: m. Sept. 29,
1S50, Delos Davidson, who died April 27, 1864. They moved to Iowa in
1850, and afterwards to Geneseo. 111. Their children were:

3356. 1. Theodore* Davidson, b. ; d. , aged about 33 yrs. ; m. and

had one child.

3357. 2. Luke* Davidson, b. ; m. and had two children in Iowa.

3358. 3. Uattie* Davidson, b. Dec. — , 1859; m. Charles Smith of Geneseo, • 111.

She died five months after marriage.

3359. 4. Nellie* Davidson, b. , 1861: m. Milton Williams and had three

children. He died and she resided in Spring Valley, Minn.

3360. 5. Mary Belle* Davidson, b. Dec. — , 1863; m. Joseph Opdyke and had five

children.
Jasper 7 , b. Sept. 19, 1826; m. Mrs. Cynthia A. (Weaver) Newton.
Elizabetii 7 , b. Sept. 9. 1S2S; d. Jan. 27, 1871, in Wheatland, Iowa; m.

Jan. — , 1853, Thomas D. Farrington. They moved to Iowa in 1855.

Their children were :

1. Julia* Farrington, b. .

2. Gcorge s Farrington, b. .

3. Carrie? Farrington, b. .

Harrietta 7 , b. April 20, 1831; d. May 20 or 29, 1891; m. Feb. 15, 1849,

Almenson Hadley. Their children were :

3364. 1. Anna* Hadley, b. May 31, 1850; d. March 27, 1890; m. Sept. 12, 1867,

George Kent, and had

3371. 1. Newton 9 Kent, b. Oct. 13, 1869 ; d. May 14, 1881.

3372. 2. Louisa" Kent, b. Aug. 13, 1879.

3365. 2. Helen* Hadley, b. Sept. 20, 1851 ; m. June 1, 1871, Lewis Ward and had

two children, viz. :

3373. 1. Pearl 9 Ward. b. March 22, 1876.

3374. 2. Ai 9 Ward, b. April 23, 1878.

3350. tvii. George Gideon 7 , b. Sept. 10, 1S35 ; m. Samantha Goddard.

3351. viii. Emily P. 7 , b. Nov. 2, 1839, at Cherry Creek, N. Y. ; m. Dec. 31, 1857, Clark

B. Smith. They resided at Yelleuouville [? Yermilionville, 111.] and had
a daughter :

3366. 1. Lurenza* Smith, b. Dec. 11, 1858; d. March 27, 1866.



2532. SILAS NEWTON 6 (Gideon 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of Gideon and Kebecca; "Betsey" (Spooner) Newton of Hardwick, Mass.,
and Barnard, Vt., was bom at Barnard, May 7, 1802, and died there April 30,
1872, aged 70.

He married at Barnard, Vt., January 1, 1829, by Rev. C. C. Cahoon, Emily
Dillenough Steward, — a sister of his brother Anson's wife — and daughter of
Samuel and Sarah (Egery) Steward of Barnard, Vt. She was born at Barnard,
January 13, 1810. For her pedigree, see note to Anson Newton 6 (2528).

Silas Newton was a farmer, residing on Locus Creek in Barnard, Vt., the
homestead taken up and improved by his father. He also drove a "peddle-cart"
for many years, and sold goods from house to house. He had eight children,
born in Barnard, Vt.

1795; d. Sept. 8, 1802; Sarah Elizabeth (called Sally), b. April 7, 1797 or '98; m. Anson
Newton 8 ; Daniel, b. June 13, 1801 ; Elisa, b. Aug. 7, 1807;' m. 1829, Moses Nutting of Waits-
field, Vt. ; Emily Dillenough, b. Jan. 13, 1810; m. Silas Newton, brother of Anson, above.
For pedigree of Egery see note to George J. Newton and Lemuel Newton 6 , Jr.



BRANCH OF MOSES 343

CHILDREN.

3375. i. Chauncey 7 , b. ; d. aged 2 yrs., mos.

3370. ii. Fraxkli.v, b. ; d. , 1855; was killed at the age of twenty-
eight, while at work in a chair factory ; m. Frances Putnam of Bethel, Vt.

3377. iii. Sarah 7 , b. May — , 1837; m. E. Mayo of Cincinnati, Ohio, and has a

daughter :

3383. 1. Grace* Mayo, b. , 1859.

3378. iv. Jeanette Emily 7 , b. April 17, 1839; m. June 13, 1804, John Bradley

Trevor of Cincinnati, Ohio, who died ; funeral March 2, 1912.

They had two children :

3384. 1. Jeanette Newton* Trevor, b. Aug. 10. 1809; m. April IS, 1894, Wilmot

Grant Pierce, and lives in Philadelphia, Pa.

3385. 2. John 3 Trevor, b. Aug. 24, 1877; d. April 24, 1879.

3379. tv. George Gideon 7 , b. Oct. 20, 1842 ; m. Abbie Howe.

3380. tvi. Albert Silas 7 , b. , 1845; m. Abbie Wright; m. (2) Mrs. Lois

(Sharp-Brown) Mason.

3381. vii. Lurenza 7 , b. Nov. 7, 1848 ; unm. ; d. April 12, 1895.

3382. viii. Abbie 7 , b. , 1850; m. Sept. 24, 1872 or 1874, George Armstrong of

Cincinnati, Ohio, and had a son :
3380. 1. Frank Newton* Armstrong, b. July 5, 1878.

2554. GARDNER NEWTON 6 (Silas 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of Silas and Naomi (Washburn) Newton of Hardwick, Mass., was born
there October 9, 1789, and died there March 23, 1864.

He married (pub. in Hardwick Sept. 17, 1827) Charity Williams Dexter,
daughter of Eleazer and Charity (Williams) Dexter* of Hardwick, Mass., where
she was born August 5, 1795. She died .

Mr. Newton lived in Hardwick, where his children were born.

children.

3387. i. Luke 7 , b. Sept. 12, 1829; d. Sept. 3, 1858.

3388. ii. John 7 , b. March 28, 1833 ; d. March 5, 1866.

3389. iii. Charles 7 , b. March 28, 1837; m. Mary D. Sturtevant, dau. of Seneca and

Mary C. ( ) SturtevantJ of Hardwick, b. about 1845. They were

married in Hardwick, March 14, 1801, and he died at Pelham, Mass.,
April 9, 1802. Interment at Hardwick. His widow, Mary D., m. (2)
(pub. in Hardwick Oct. 5, 1803) John S. Kilmer.

2558. RUFITS WASHBURN NEWTON (Silas 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Silas and Naomi (Washburn) Newton of Hardwick, Mass.,
was born there March 27, 1798, and died at Worcester, Mass., September 18, 1861.

He married Maria Johnson.

Mr. Newton was a carpenter, residing in Worcester, Mass., where his children
were born.

children.

3390. ti. George Johnson 7 (M.D.), b. July 21, 182G ; m. Nancy B. Thomas; m. (2)

Emma S. Gillett.

3391. ii. Catherine Maria 7 (twin), b. Oct. 24, 1827; d. in Westborough, Mass.,

Sept. 13, 1898; m. in Worcester. April 30, 1849. Josiah Jackson, son of
Josiah and Apphira (Bartlett) Jackson of Newry, Maine. They resided
in Westborough, Mass.. where their children were born.

3399. 1. George Josiah* Jackson, b. Feb. 11, 1850; m. April 30, 1871, Ada Jane

Snow.

3400. 2. Fannie Louise* Jackson, b. April 4, 1852; m. Feb. 17, 1899, in Passaic,

N. J., Graham F. Smith.

* See note to No. 2470 for Dexter pedigree.

% James Stirtevaxt, b. Duxbury ; d. Hardwick, 1829, aged 67 ; m. Sybil , who d.

1852, aged 88. Six children ; one was

JAMBS StUBTBTAHT, b. ; m. ■ ; and had four children. The eldest was

Seneca Stirtkvant. b. ; m. Mary C. . and had two children, viz.: Albert S.,

b. abt. 1843; m. twice; and Mary D., b. abt. 1845; m. Ohorlee "Newton, son of Gardner 4 .



344 NEWTON GENEALOGY

3401. 3. Lcbbcus Bonne y 8 Jackson, b. Dec. 19, 1855 ; d. in Westborough, Sept. 3,

1S95 ; in. Sarah Lavinia Bowman.

3402. 4. Frank Clayton* Jackson, b. Jan. 2, 1860; d. May 9, 1863.

3404. 5. Edward Newton* Jackson, b. June 28, 1870 ; d. Sept. 4, 1870.

3392. iii. Caroline Matilda 7 (twin), b. Oct. 24, 1827; d. Dec. 24, 1827.

3393. iv. Caroline Matilda 7 , 2d, b. May 26, 1830; m. in Worcester, June 7, 1854,

George K. White. Their children were :

3405. 1. Katie* White, .

3406. 2. Mary Alice* White, b. .



3394. v. Naomi Washburn 7 , b. Nov. 27, 1831 [P. R.] ; m. in Worcester, June 14,

1S54, Alba Houghtou. Their children were :

3407. 1. William* Houghton, b. , 1S56 ; d. .

3408. 2. Belle* Houghton, b. ; d. .

3409. 3. Mary* Houghton, b. ; living 1908 ; unm.

3410. 4. Carrie* Houghton, b. ; liviug 1908; num.

3411. 5. Rufus* Houghton, b. ; d. .

3412. 6. Fannie* Houghton, b. ; d. .

3395. vi. Sarah: Jane 7 , b. Aug. 17, 1834 ; d. Feb. 25, 1908, at her home, 58 Alvarado

Ave., Worcester, Mass. ; unm. Miss Newton was the third oldest teacher
in the Worcester public schools in point of continuous service. She had
been a teacher for the past fifty years. She was officially elected to the
teaching force of the city in 1861, but she taught in the schools before
that. She was born in Worcester and received her education there. It is
unnecessary to say she was a successful teacher.

3396. vii. Amanda F. 7 , b. May 2S, 1837 ; unm.; was living July 24, 1908; address, 58

Alvarado Ave., Worcester, Mass.

3397. viii. Laura Loraine 7 , b. Aug. 14, 1839 ; d. in Worcester, Mass., Feb. 24, 1898 ;

m. in Worcester, , 1872, William Augustus Whittemore.

339S. ix. Daniel Webster 7 , b. Jan. 13, 1843 ; d. March 10, 1843.



2561. SILAS WESSON NEWTON 6 (Silas 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Kich-
ard 1 ), son of Silas and Naomi (Washburn) Newton of Hardwick, Mass., was
born there December 29, 1805, and died in Worcester, Mass. His estate was
settled at Worcester, 1850, without a will. Case in Probate, No. 43,421.

He married in Worcester, Mass., February 17, 1839, Sarah Jones Moore, daugh-
ter of George and Hannah ( — ■ — — ) Moore of Worcester, Mass., where she was
born February 15, 1815. Eor the family of George Moore see the records of
Worcester. Some of them are mentioned in the will of her son, George M. New-
ton 7 below.

Mr. Newton resided in Worcester, where two children were born.

children.

3413. i. George Moore 7 , b. April 25, 1S40 ; d. , 1881, at Warren, Mass. He

m. Julia F. ■ , who became his widow, and whom he appoints executrix

of his will. I suppose he had no children. An abstract of his will
follows :

1881. George M. Newton, Warren, 43182 A.

Will allowed, March 1, 1881.

Gives to Quaboag- Lodge of Masons $100.

To wife, Julia F. Newton, residue.

Appoints wife, Julia F. executrix $60000.

March 1, 1881. No sureties.

List of heirs.

Merrick Newton of Hinsdale N. H. uncle.

John C. Newton of Worcester, Mass., uncle.

Mrs. Adaline Ware, Worcester aunt,

Mrs. Lowell Holden, aunt.

Luther S. Moore Worcester, uncle.

Stephen Moore Worcester, uncle.

Affidavit filed.

3414. ii. Hannah Moore 7 , b. Aug. 5, 1841 ; d. June 18, 1848-



BRANCH OF MOSES 345

2571. FRANKLIN NEWTON (Josiah 5 , Timothy 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 , Rich-
ard 1 ), son of Josiah and Philena (Cox) Newton of Hardwick and Petersham,
Mass., was born in Hardwick, October 19, 1796, and died in Petersham, March
25, 1841, aged 45. G. S.

He married Nancy . wlib was born about 1796, and died in Petersham,

October 5, 1840, aged 44. G. S.

CHILDREN.

3415. i. Piiilena 7 , b. Feb. 15, 1822, G. S. in Gardner, Mass.; d. ; m. (int. in

Hubbardston, Nov. 9, 1845) at, and of, Barre, Dec. 4, 1845, "aged 24,"
Sewell Nichols, aged 31, son of John and Mercy (Woodward! Nichols of
Hubbardston, born there Jan. 2, 1815. His gravestone in Crystal Lake
Cemetery at Gardner, Mass., like that of his wife, gives dates of birth only.
They had a son born in Hubbardston ; perhaps others.
1. , son 3 , b. Sept. 2G, 1S47.

341G. ii. Charles 7 , b. — , 1825; m. in Barre, aged 24, Nov. 29, 1849, Harriet

Adeline Chamberlin, aged 18, daughter of George R. and Mary (Hastings)
Chamberlin of Barre, b. there Feb. 14, 1832.



2576. ELMER MUNROE NEWTON (Barnabas 5 , Barnabas 4 , Josiah 3 ,
Moses 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Barnabas, Jr., and Lucy (Godfrey) Newton of West-
borough, Mass., was born there October 4, 1800, and died at Millbury, Mass.,
June 20, 1837. His estate was administered at Millbury, without a will, in 1837.
Case in Probate Court, No. 43,141. Mr. Newton settled in Millbury before his
marriage and continued to reside there. His children were born there.

He married at Westborough, Mass., January 2, 1833, Salome Forbush, daugh-
ter of Coolidge and Hannah (Miller) Forbush* of Westborough, Mass., where
she was born March 7, 1801. She died at Millbury in 1S77. An abstract of her
will and a list of the papers in the case is here given :

1877. Salome Newton, Millbury. 43386 A.

Will allowed October 16. 1877.

Leaves residue to Daniel F. Newton in trust for daughter, H. Sophia Mathewson, wife

of Oscar L. Mathewson.

Appoints Daniel F. Newton executor $2500.

H. C. Forbush }

R. J. Forbush \ Sureties.

Affidavit Filed.

Petition for Probate of Will.

List of heirs.

Oscar L. Mathewson — son-in-law.

S. N. Mathewson — daughter.

L. Belle Mathewson grand daughter.

Inventory.

Personal Estate $1220.00

CHILDREN.

3417. i. Hannah Sophia 7 , b. March 20. 1834 ; m. Oscar L. Mathewson. They had a

daughter :
3417a. 1. L. Bello* Mathewson. b. ; unm., 1877.

3418. ii. George Elmer 7 , b. May 16, 1836.



•Coolidge Forbush (Samuel, Jr.), b. Oct. 18, 1762; d. Feb. 3, 1832; res. Westborough;
m. 1789, Hannah Miller (dau. Ebenezer aud Hannah), b. 17G4 ; d. 1825; seven children.

Samuel Forbush, Jr. (Lieut. Samuel), b. Jan. 13. 173.!: d. July 27. 1818, aged 8G ; m.
1756. Abigail Forbush, who d. 1788 ; perhaps dau. of Daniel and Abigail (Severns) Forbush,
b. 1735. They had ten children.

Lieut. Samuel Forbush of Westborough, d. there 1767; his widow, Sarah, d. 1776. Their
son Samuel, Jr.. b. 1733. See Forbush genealogy for further information.



346 NEWTON GENEALOGY

2582. DANIEL FAY NEWTON 6 (Barnabas 5 , Barnabas 4 , Josiah 3 , Moses 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Barnabas, Jr., and Lucy (Godfrey) Newton of Westborough,
Mass., was born there October 10, 1811, and died April 3, 1891.

He married in Westborough, August 4, 1831, Amy Abigail Bowman, daughter
of Levi and Chloe (Corbet) Bowman* of Westborough, where she was born
November 22, 1810. She died , 1881. Four children.

Mr. Newton resided in Westborough, Mass., on West Main Street, in what
had been for at least three generations the family homestead, and later was known
as the Blake place. During his youth he attended school and worked on his
father's farm. At the age of nineteen he was apprenticed to Joel Bullard, black-
smith, with whom he remained four years. He later began work in the boot
and shoe shop of Thomas Stone. In 1810 he began to manufacture boots and
shoes for himself, and for twenty years he carried on an extensive business,
employing, between 300 and 400 men, in the old Cross Street factory. He became
one of the highest taxpayers of Westborough. In 1860 he retired from this busi-
ness, and was a few years in the brokerage business with his son at Worcester.
He held almost every town office; Selectman, 1848, '49, '51. '68, and '72 to '74;
Overseer of the poor; Assessor; Treasurer, 1862 and 1867; Collector; 1852-
1873, was Deputy Sheriff, and a portion of this period as Court Officer at Worces-
ter; for two or three years was Government Assessor and Collector. A Whig,
and later a Democrat.

Mr. Daniel F. Newton was appointed executor of the will of his brother's
widow, Salome Newton, who made him trustee of the estate for her daughter,

CHILDREN.

i. , b. ; d. y. (?)

3419. ii. Mary 7 , b. ; d. y. (?)

3420. iii. Abbie F. (or C.) T , b. , 18—; m. Dec. 26, 1S7G, Wilbur Eugene Forbes,

son of Daniel W. and Sopbia A. (Nourse) Forbes of Westborougb, born
there Sept. 22. 1849. Tbey lived in Westborough. No children.
3121. iv. Frank A. 7 , b. Nov. 19. 1S45, in Roxbury, Mass. In 1891 was unmarried,
and living in Boston, Mass. He was a soldier of the Civil War. serving
in the Massachusetts Volunteer militia ; enlisted while a student, April
30, 1864, for 90 days, and was mustered in May 4, 18G4; stationed at
Readsville, Mass.. and discharged Aug. 2, 18(34, at expiration of service. .

* Nathaniel Bowman 1 was in Watertown 1630 and a proprietor there Feb. 1636-7 ; moved
to Cambridge Farms (Lexington) ; died Jan. 26, 1681-2, leaving quite a large estate for those
times. Will dated Oct. 21. 1679, proved Apr. 4. 1682. Wife Anne, mother of his children,
not mentioned in will, and prob. was not living. Their seven children were : Francis 2 , d.
1687, aged 57; Mary 2 , buried 1638; Joanna", buried 163S ; Dorcas 2 , buried Feb., 1638-9, aged
7 days ; Nathaniel 2 , born Men. 6. 1640-1, was prob. the innkeeper at Wethersfleld, Conn., who



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