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Richard 1 ), son of Joab and Polly (Butterfield) Newton of Acworth, N. H., was
born .

He married Sally E. Jones.

Benjamin Newton resided in Acworth, N. H. In the list of homesteads of
original proprietors and present (1869) owners, he had Lot No. 6, Range 11, and
Lot No. 10, Range 12. The names of ten children are given.

* Israel H. Jewett was born at Littleton, Mass., Dec. 21, 1768, and died at Alstead,
N. H., Feb., 2, 1813, aged 44. His wife, Sdsanxa Wood, was born at Bridge, N. H., Sept.
2, 1779.



BRANCH OF JOSEPH 489

CHILDREN.

4587. ti. Milo H. 8 , b. ; m. Hannah R. Merrill.

4588. tii. Winslow 8 , b. ; m. Mary Clough.

4589. iii. Mary F. 8 , b. ; m. Loren Sweet. They reside in Illinois and have

two children :

4597. 1. Eugene" Sweet, b. .

4598. 2. Minnie A.° Siveet, b. .



4590. iv. Artemisa E. 8 , b. ; m. Joab N. Davis (4481) of Acworth, who was her

cousin, son of Thomas J. and Calista (Newton) Davis, which see.

4591. v. Orlow C. 8 , b. ; lived in Illinois ; d. in the army.

4592. vi. Alice A. 8 , b. ; m. John McDonald ; resides in Illinois (1869). They

have two children.

1. John" McDonald, b. .

2. Susie F.° McDonald, b. .

4593. vii. Ainslow A. 8 , b. ; d. in the army.

4594. viii. Benjamin A. 8 , b. .

4595. ix. Adolphus L. 8 , b. .

4596. x. Dorson E. 8 , b. , 1849.

Winslow 3 , Orlow C. 8 , and Ainslow A. 8 Newton, sons of Benjamin 7 , were soldiers of
the Civil War, and died in the Army.

4472. HUBBAED NEWTON 7 (Joab 6 , Uriah 5 , Uriah*, Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 , Kich-
ard 1 ), son of Joab and Polly (Butterfield) Newton of Acworth, N. H., was born
in Acworth, March 11, 1811. He died in Milford, N. H., August 15, 1868, aged
57.

He married, probably, in Milford, N. H., February 18, 1846, Caroline Smith,
daughter of Zalmon and Grace B. (Holmes) Smith* of Peterborough, Nashua
and Milford, N. H. She was born at Peterborough, N. H, September 20, 1830.
She married (2) as his third wife, Jason W. Bills, and resided in Milford. His
second wife was her sister.

Hubbard Newton was a farmer in Milford, N. H, residing on the Nashua
road. He came to Milford in 1863, from Peterborough, N. H. He had four
children, all born in Peterborough.

CHILDREN.

4599. i. Mary Caroline 8 , b. Dec. 23, 1848 ; m. Oct. 15, 1869, Charles William French,
son of Moses and Sarah (Gregg) French, t born at Nashua, N. H., June
12, 1845; farmer. He moved to Milford, N. H., in 1850, with his father,
where he remained until 1896, when he removed to Wellfleet, Mass., where
both he and his wife were living in 1907. Their children were :

4603. 1. Fred Edward Gregg* French, b. July 11, 1870; mechanic; d. at Nelson,

N. H, Dec. 17, 1899.
4603a. 2. Sarah Frances* French, b. Feb. 20, 1872 ; m. 1896, Wayland P. Tolman,

son of Orson C. and Emily (Parker) Tolman of Nelson, where they
reside.

4604. 3. Charles William' French, Jr., b. Nov. 1, 1873 ; a farmer in Milton ; unm.

4605. 4. Louis Newton 3 French, b. Jan. 10, 1876 ; d. Oct. — , 1883.

4606. 5. Mary Ann 9 French, b. May 10, 1877 ; d. Aug. 31, 1885.

•Zalmon Smith, Je. (not traced), b. May 17, 1807, at Thetford, Vt. ; died at Milford,
Vt, May 15, 1887 ; came to Milford in 1843 from Nashua, N. H. ; laborer. He m. in 1829,
Grace R. Holmes, dau. of Abraham and Mary (Cavendish) Holmes of 1'eterborough, N. II..
where she was born June 2, 1809. She died April 20, 1891. Children : Caroline, b. 1830 ;
m. (1) 1846, Hubbard Newton; m. (2) Jason W. Bills (3d wf.) ; Mary E.. b. Nov. 30, 1839,
at Nashua ; d. at Milford, July 27, 1871 ; m. as his 2d wife, Jason W. Bills, son of Abner
H. and Betsey (Cummings) Bills. He was born in Townsend, Mass., 1836, came to Milford,
N. H., 1854, where he was a farmer in the easterly part of the town. He m. (1) 1856,
Mary Ann Ames, dau. of Samuel and Samantha (Daniels) Ames, b. Milford, 1836. His chil-
dren were Ida F.; Edward LaF.; William Jason.

t Moses French (son of Stephen and Hannah), b. in Bedford, N. H., 1817; d. 1889; m.
(1) 1842, Sarah A. Gregg, b. 1820. in Antrim, N. H. ; d. in Milford, 1861 ; m. (2) 1862,
Nancy J. French, dau. of Phineas and Hannah (Cutter) French, born at Bedford, 1829; d.
at Milford, 1871. His children were : Charles William, b. June 12, 1845 ; m. Mary C. New-
ton ; Edwin Irving, b. May 28, 1851 ; d. Oct. 17, 1851.



490 NEWTON GENEALOGY

4G00. ii. George Hubbard 8 , b. Jan. 23, 1851; m. Nov. 14, 1877, Mary J. Swett, dau.

of Henry J. and Elizabeth (Brown) Swett of Brookline, N. H. He is a

mechanic and resides at Ayer, Mass.
4G01. iii. Frank Pierce 8 , b. Nov. 22, 1854 ; d. Dec. 17, I860.
4G02. iv. Harriet Miranda 8 , b. April 25, 1857; m. Dec. 16, 1884, Charles H. For-

saith, son of Mathew and Jane (Simonds) Forsaith. They reside in

Nashua, N. H.



4473. ORLANDO NEWTON 7 (Joab 6 , Uriah 5 , Uriah*, Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Joab and Polly (Butterfield) Newton, was born in Acworth,
N. H.

He married Elsie Jones, daughter of .

Orlando Newton resides (1869) in Claremont, N. H. He has three children.

children.

4607. i. Ovid 8 , b. ; d. , 1863 ; m. Nellie Capley.

4608. ii. Oscar 8 , b. ; m. Abbie Knights.

4609. iii. Frank 8 , b. .



4491. HIRAM NEWTON 7 (Foster , Jotham 5 , Nahum 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Foster and Sarah (Howard) Newton of Sturbridge and Brook-
field, Mass., was born at Sturbridge, August 25, 1806, and died .

He married Marcia Whiton, born August 27, 1814 (G. S.), and died before
1850, with burial at Brookfield.

Hiram Newton lived some time in Brookfield. Four children were born there.

CHILDREN.

4610. i. Hiram Otis 8 , b. July 31, 1835.

4611. ii. Caroline Elizabeth 8 , b. Jan. 11, 1838.

4612. iii. Mary Ann 8 , b. Nov. — , 1840.

4613. iv. Edwin Hall 8 , b. Jan. 23, 1844, at Brookfield, Mass.; m. Nov. 23, 1869,

Nancy Jane Keep Blackmer,* daughter of Lewis and Nancy (Keep)
Blackmer of Warren, Mass. He died, and she married (2) Clarence F.
Loomis of New Haven, Conn.



4494. RUFUS STODDARD NEWTON 7 (Foster 6 , Jotham 5 , Nahum 4 , Joseph 3 ,
Joseph 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Foster and Betsey (Stoddard) Newton of Sturbridge
and Brookfield, Mass., was born at Brookfield, June 22, 1814, and died at North
Brookfield, January — , 1893.

He married at Sturbridge, Mass., October 20, 1833, Lucy Hobbs, daughter of
Isaac and Hannah (Adams) Hobbs:}: of Sturbridge, where she was born October
22, 1814. She died at Brookfield, , 1862.

Mr. Newton was a shoemaker.

He lived in Sturbridge, where his first two children were born, and removed to
Brookfield about 1836, where the others were born.

* Lewis Blackmer was b. June 17, 1803. G. S. in Brookfield, Mass. Nancy Keep was
born at Leverett, Mass., March 1, 1804. G. S. in Brookfield. Some of their children were :
1. Henry Martin, b. 183G ; d. 1837 ; 2. Georye Henry; m. Mary E. Newton of Brookfield,
Mass. ; 3. George A., b. 1844 ; d. 1845 ; 4. Nancy Jane, b. March 1, 1849 ; m. Edwin Hall
Newton 8 .

t Isaac Hobbs, b. about 1776 ; died 1847, aged 71 ; resided in Sturbridge ; m. there 1804,
Hannah Adams of Brookfield. Children were : Amasa, d. 1805 ; Lucinda, 1806 ; Fanny,
1808; d. 1825; Asa, 1810; David, 1812; Lucy, Oct. 22, 1814; Cynthia, 1815; d. 1817;
Sally, 1817 ; Charles, 1820 ; d. soon ; Hannah, 1824 ; Charles, 1826.



BRANCH OF JOSEPH 491

CHILDREN.

4614. i. Asa Hobbs 8 , b. Feb. 6, 1834 ; d. at Brookfield, Aug. — , 1836.

4615. ii. Lucy Ann 8 , b. Feb. 16, 1836; m. at Southbridge, Joseph Thompson, son

of Chauncy Thompson.

4616. tiii. George Rufus 8 , b. Oct. 22, 1837; m. Sarah Jane Rice.

4617. iv. Charles Hobbs 8 , b. Sept. 22, 1839; res. at Spencer, Mass.; m. Vilroy

Slater.

4618. v. Lucinda 8 , b. Oct. 18, 1842 ; res. at Spencer ; unm.

4619. vi. Laurinda 8 , b. Aug. 6, 1844 ; m. David Congor ; res. Worcester.

4620. vii. Adeline 8 , b. Jan. 14, 1846; m. at Lancaster, March 27, 1866, Loring H.

Fairbanks, son of Samuel and Mary Ann (Babbit) Fairbanks of Stur-
bridge, born there Nov. 15, 1844. She was a widow living in Stur-
bridge in 1911. They lived in North Brookfield, where they had two
children, one that died unnamed in 1868, and one born April 16, 1870, who
died in 1880.

4621. viii. Clara 8 , b. Oct. 28, 1847; d. at Worcester, Oct. 7, 1886; m. at Worcester,

Harrison Congor, son of David Congor.

4622. ix. Julia 8 , b. July 6, 1852 ; m. at Worcester, Harrison Congor, son of David

Congor ; res. in Shrewsbury.

4623. x. Henry 8 , b. Feb. 23, 1855 ; m. Bessie Bemis, dau. of William and Frances

( ) Bemis.

4624. xi. Cynthia 8 , b. May 31, 1857 ; unm.



4495. CHENEY NEWTON 7 (Foster 6 , Jotham 5 , Nahum 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Foster and Betsey (Stoddard) Newton of Sturbridge and
Brookfield, Mass., was born at Brookfield, July 19, 1816, and died .

He married at Brookfield, October 25, 1836, Jane Rice, daughter of Otis and
Lydia (Upham) Rice* of Brookfield, where she was born January 27, 1819. T. R.

Mr. Newton settled in Brimfield, Mass., where all of his children, except the
eldest, were born. He was Selectman of that town for the years 1848, 1866, 1867,
1868. He was a soldier of the Civil War for a term of nine months, as Corporal,
in the Forty-sixth Massachusetts regiment.

children.

4625. i. Seraph Jane 8 , b. Nov. 11, 1837, at Sturbridge ; d. at the home of her

daughter, Mrs. Bemis, in Spencer, Mass., June 28, 1911 ; burial at Brim-
field, June 30, 1911. She married at Brimfield, May 3, 1860, Marcus
Harvey Smith, son of Harvey and Annis (Hunt) Smith of Palmer, Mass.,

born March 11, 1838, died . He was a soldier in the Civil War,

serving in the Twenty-seventh Massachusetts regiment. She married (2)
Jan. 4 or 24, 1873, John Hines of Brimfield, where they resided, and who
is living, 1912. She suffered a shock at her home in Brimfield in the
latter part of March, 1911, and gradually failed ; was taken to be cared
for by her daughter the last two months of her life. Her children, by
first marriage, were:

4632. 1. Marcus 9 Smith, b. ; d. in boyhood.

4633. 2. Carrie 9 Smith, b. ; m. Lewis Bemis of Spencer, where they reside.

4626. ii. Thaddeus 8 , b. Nov. 28, 1839 ; d. April 30, 1857.

* Otis Rice 7 , b. Dec. 30, 1788 ; m. at Brookfield, Oct. 6, 1816, Lydia Upham, dau. of
Daniel and Lydia (Walker) Upham of Brookfield; res. Brookfield, where he had nine chil-
dren. The second was Jane. He was the son of

Rufus Rice", b. Feb. 7, 1764 ; m. at Brookfield, Oct. 2, 1786, Betsey Moore, dau. of Jona-
than and Sarah. He d. Dec. 2, 1834, she d. April 27, 1837. They res. Brookfield, where they
had nine children. He was son of

Elnathan Rice 3 , b. Feb. 13, 1724 ; d. "near close of 1789, in his 83rd yr." ; m. at Brook-
field, Oct., 1754, Lucy Walker, dau. of Joseph and Susannah, who d. Jan. 11, 1808 ; res.
Brookfield, and had six children. He was son of

EusriA Rice 4 , b. Dec. 2, 1690 ; d. March 10, 1789, in his 99th yr., at Brookfield : res. there ;
m. there, Oct. 6, 1720, Martha Rice (dau. Jacob of Marlborough and Brookfield, son of
Edward 2 , Edmund 1 ), who died Oct. 3, 1785, in her 90th yr. They had seven children. He was
son of

Capt. Teter Rice 3 and wife Rebecca How. See note to Zachariah Newton 8 (John*).



492 NEWTON GENEALOGY

4027. iii. Damaius Adaline", b. Dec. 22, 1841 ; m. April 12, 1864, John W. Lawrence,

at Brimfield.
4(128. iv. AMANDA Ltjct*, b. July 5, 1844; m. at Brimfield, Nov. 15, 18G6, William G.

Pepper.

4629. v. John Martin 8 , b. Sept. 8, 1846; m. at Brimfield, Nov. 26, 1867, Emily

Frances Hobbs, daughter of Asa and Nancy C. (Mann) Hobbs.* She
was born Jan. 20, 1848. Mr. and Mrs. Newton were living in 1911 in
Spencer.

4630. tvi. Frank Rice 8 , b. Feb. 28, 1853 ; m. Mary A. Callahan.

4631. vii. Willie Arthur 8 , b. Aug. 1, 1856; d. Jan. 13, 1870.



4511. SILAS NEWTON 7 , JR. (Silas , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 )) son of Silas and Delia (Estabrook) Newton of Henniker, N. H., and
Marlborough, Mass., was born at Marlborough, August 25, 1805, and died at
Maynard, Mass., February 19, 1856.

Mr. Newton was a blacksmith. He resided in that part of Marlborough that
became Hudson. He and "his wife, Mary B.," were members of the Union
Congregational Church in Marlborough, March 5, 1837. Later, with his wife,
Luceba C, he resided at Maynard, where their children were born.

He married at Sudbury, Mass., January 1, 1828, Mary Brown Parmenter, a
sister of his brother William's w T ife, daughter of Levi and Mary (Brown) Par-
menter^: of Sudbury, Mass., where she was born October 14, 1803. She died at
Marlborough, Mass., "Mary B., wf. of Silas, Jr., July 28, 1846, ae. 43 y. 9 m.
14 d. Typhus fever. Born in Sudbury."

He married (2) Luceba C. Whitney, daughter of Amos and Patty (Wilder)
Whitney of Stow, Mass., born there September 6, 1816. After the death of her
husband, she lived at Waltham, Mass., but died at Maynard, November 30, 1865.

CHILDREN.

4634. i. Joseph 8 , b. about 1850, at Assabet (now Maynard), Mass.; was living in

1912 ; m. Ada Hemenway. They had four children ; names not given.

4635. ii. John 8 , b. April 2, 1852, at Assabet (now Maynard) ; d. at Bolton, Mass.,

, 1910; a printer; m. at Clinton, Mass., May 30, 1874, Mary S.

Pierce, daughter of Dexter and Mary (Johnson) Pierce of Lancaster,
Mass., where she was born April 1, 1850. She died at Worcester, Mass.,
May 5, 1884. No childreni

4636. iii. Henry 8 , b. about 1854, at Maynard ; was living in 1912 at Brockton, Mass. ;

m. Cole, who died before 1912. Resided in Brockton. No children.

4637. iv. Mary Delia s , b. Sept. 1, 1856 (a posthumous child), at Maynard. After the

death of her mother in 1865, she lived with a cousin. Mrs. Betsey Sawyer.
She married at Gleasondale, Mass., March 22, 1878, Albert Taylor, son

of Paul and Comfort ( ) Taylor of Stow, Mass., where he was

born June 18, 1843. They reside (1912) in Hudson, Mass. Their two
children, born there, are :

4638. 1. Etta ~\Yhitney» Taylor, b. Nov. 16, 1878; m. in Hudson, Jan. 12, 1905,

Myron T. Walcott.

4639. 2. Arthur Newton 9 Taylor, b. Sept. 8, 1886; m. at Hudson, Sept. 15, 1909,

Mary LaFoley.

* Asa Hobbs and Nancy C. Mann, married. He died , and she m. (2) Stillman

Douty, a farmer of Charlton, widower with children. He died , and in 1890 she was

again a widow, living in Charlton. Stillman Douty's first wife was Sarah E. .

They had Eliza Maria, 1S37 ; Dcnj. F\, 1839 ; Elenor, 1841 ; Sarah H., 1844 ; Stillman 8.,
1846 ; Harriet, 1848 ; Edward, who m. Susy Lyon. One dau. was a school teacher at South-
bridge.

% Levi Parmenter 6 (son of Micah 5 ), b. 1763; d. 1849: cancer; m. 1791, Mart Brown,
who d. his wid., July 7. 1849. aged 80 yrs.. 4 mos. ; consumption. Eight children, born in
Sudbury, were: Patience 1 , 1792; Eli 7 . " 1794 ; Roxa 7 , 1796; Sibbel 7 , 1799; Levi 7 , 1801;
Mary Broun 7 , 1803 ; Eli 7 , 1804 ; Rebecca Clark 7 , 1805, m. William Newton 7 .

Micah Parmenter 5 (son of Deliverence 4 ), b. 1740; m. July 6, 1762, Rebecca Clark.

Deliverence Parmenter 4 (son of George' 1 ), b. 1709; m. 1731, Ruth Havden.

George Parmenter 3 (son of George 2 ), b. 1679; m. Mary Bcrt in 1701.

George Parmenter 2 (son, I suppose, of John 1 , the immigrant), m. 1679, Hannah Johnson.



BRANCH OF JOSEPH 493

4513. WILLIAM NEWTON 7 (Silas 6 , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Silas and Delia (Estabrook) Newton of Henniker, X. H., and
Marlborough, Mass., was born at Marlborough, September 13, 1809, and died
at Shrewsbury, Mass.

He married at Sudbury, Mass., October 23, 1832, a sister of his brother's wife,
namely, Rebecca Clark Parmenter, daughter of Levi and Mary (Brown) Par-
menter of Sudbury, where she was born, October 20 or 25, 1805. She died at
Shrewsbury. See note to Silas Newton 7 for her pedigree.

Five children of this marriage were born at Marlborough. Later he lived in
Shrewsbury.

CHILDREN.

4640. i. William Henry', b. Sept. 1, 1834.

4641. ii. Sylvester 8 , b. May 12, 1836.

4642. iii. George", b. Dec. 17, 1839.

4643. iv. Alfonsus 8 , b. Oct. 24, 1841.

4644. v. Loriman 8 , b. Aug. — , 1844.

4645. vi. Sereno 8 , b. .



4542. NAHUM NEWTON 7 (Solomon 6 , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of Solomon and Sarah (Colby) Newton of Henniker, N. H, was
born there December 31, 1818, and died .

He married at Henniker, N. H., February 22, 1848, Harriet N. Pillsbury,
daughter of Oliver and Anna (Smith) Pillsbury* of Henniker, N. H., where
she was born May 25, 1821. She died .

Mr. Newton resided in Henniker. His children were born there.

children.

4646. ti. Oliver A. 8 , b. Aug. 28, 1850 ; m. Mary S. C. Ray.

4647. ii. Olive S. 8 , b. , 1851.

4648. iii. Anna 8 , b. , 1855, prob. d. y.

4649. iv. Anna J. 8 , b. , 1858 ; a teacher.



4543. JOHN ADAMS NEWTON 7 (Solomon 6 , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 ,
Joseph 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Solomon and Sarah (Colby) Newton of Henniker,
N. H, was born there January 29, 1823.

He married at Hopkinton, N. H, April 3, 1851, Matilda Ruth Chandler of
Hopkinton, N. H, daughter of Joel and Lucy B. (Gray) Chandler:}: of Weare.
N. H. She was born at Wilton, N. H., May 20, 1826.

John A. Newton was a farmer in Henniker, N. H., residing on the homestead.
His oldest child was born at Contoocook, N. H., and the others at Henniker,
N. H.

* Pillsbury. Coffin's history of Newbury, Mass., names William Pillsbury as settled In
that town, having emigrated from Dorchester, England, about 1641, and died June 19, 1686.
It further appears he bought of one Edward Rawson the farm now (1880) owned by Joshua
Pillsbury, a direct descendant. The house on the farm was built in 1700 (the second in the
same place). This house is in good preservation and seven generations of Pillsburys have
been born in it. and it has been owned by a Joshua Pillsbury for 194 years. It is believed
that all the Pillsburys originated here.

Parker Pillsbury, b. ; m. Sarah Dickinson and moved to West Boscawen (now

Webster), in 1787, from Newbury. One of his children was

Dea. Oliver Pillsbury, b. at Newburyport, Mass., Oct. 29, 1783 ; died Feb. 27, 1837 ; m.
Dec. 8, 1808, Anna Smith of Essex, and settled in Hamilton. Mass. ; removed in 1814 to
Henniker, N. II., where they both died. She died July 8, 1879, aged 94. He learned the
trade of blacksmith in six months. He was a man of intelligence and prominence ; deacon in
Congregational Church. Of his eleven children, the seventh was Harriet -V., b. May 25, 1821,
at Henniker, N. H. ; m. Nahum Xcicton, son of Solomon 6 .

t The Chandler family in Henniker, N. H., are said to have descended from William
and Ann is (Allcock) Chandler, who came to this country from England in 1637 and settled
at Roxbury, and afterwards in Andover, Mass., which is considered the home place of this



494 NEWTON GENEALOGY

CHILDREN.

4650. i. Charlotte Matilda 8 , b. Feb. 17, 1852 ; a teacher.

4651. ii. Quincy Adams 8 , b. Feb. — , 1856; farmer in Henniker, N. H.

4652. iii. Solomon Quincy 8 , b. Feb. 11, 1856 [twin, or same as above].

4653. iv. Joel A. C. 8 , b. March 1, 1863 ; d. July 19, 1865.

4654. v. Edna Maria 8 , b. July 21, 1867.



4544. LEVI COLBY NEWTON 7 (Solomon 6 , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 ,
Joseph 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Solomon and Sarah (Colby) Newton of Henniker,
was born in Henniker, N. H, March 23, 1826.

He married in Henniker, N. H, April 23, 1857, Eliza M. Peters, daughter of
John and Eliza (Foster) Peters* of Henniker, where she was born August 14,
1827.

They had three children, born in Henniker.

CHILDREN.

4655. i. Henry F. 8 , b. Jan. 25, 1858.

4656. ii. George A. 8 , b. Oct. 9, 1859.

4657. iii. Mary E. P. 8 , b. Jan. 9, 1864.



4550. HIRAM NEWTON 7 (John , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 , Rich-
ard 1 ), son of John and Lydia (Bowman or Brown) Newton of Newport and
Henniker, N. H., was born at Newport, N. H, April 11, 1808, and died .

He married Mary Cheney, who died August 10, 1854, aged 38 years.

He married (2) Sally Bly.

Mr. Newton resided at Sunapee, N. H.

CHILD.

4658. i. Mary J. 8 , b. ; m. Andrew J. Bohonan of Sutton.



4557. STEPHEN NEWTON 7 (Stephen 6 , Nahum 5 , Micah 4 , Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 ,
Richard 1 ), son of "Stephen and Catherine," Caty (Seager) Newton of Henni-
ker, Marlborough, and Northborough, Mass., was born at Northborough, Decem-
ber 22, 1824. He died .



family. One son was William 2 , who had William 8 , who had Philemon 4 , who had William",
who had William 6 , who had Philemon 7 , rem. to Antrim, N. EL, who had

William Chandler 8 , b. at Albany, Me., 1812 ; about 1831 came to Henniker, N. H., to
learn the blacksmith's trade, where he continued to reside ; m. 1839, Ann, dau. of William
and Hannah (Huse) Straw of Hopkinton. Their sons were William T.; John F.

Just how Matilda Ruth is connected is unknown to me.

* James Peters 1 , one of the original proprietors of Henniker, N. H., was in Concord,
N. H., with his family, and was one of the garrison at the West Parish, Aug. 11, 1746. His
sons James 2 and William 2 were also there at the same time. The family soon after settled
in Hopkinton, N. H. The son

James Peters 2 , the first settler of the name in Henniker, N. H., came there from Hopkin-
ton, N. H. He had sons William 3 , Sibbons 3 , d. prior to 1772, aged 16; Joseph 3 , b. 1768; m.
1791. Sa^ah Peters.

William Peters 3 (son of James 2 ), m. Sarah Peters, and came to Henniker. N. H., a
short time after his father. He was killed by a falling tree July 5, 1775. His children were :
Mary*, b. 1769 ; Jacob 4 , b. Aug. 17, 1772.

Jacob Peters* (s. of Wm. 3 ), m. Dec. 3, 1793, Sarah Wood Eager of Henniker, N. H., who
died July 26, 1814, and he m. (2) 1815, Anna Cochran. He always resided in Henniker,
N. H., on the homestead. He died Sept. 19, 1845. Six children by first wife, four by second
wife. One was

John Peters*, b. Sept. 29, 1796 ; d. April 4, 1876 ; cabinet-maker. Resided in West
Henniker, N. H. He m. (1) Eliza Foster, dau. of Zebulon and Polly Foster of Henniker,
who died Jan. 18, 1855; m. (2) 1855, Sarah Sawyer of Warner, N. H. His three children,
born at Henniker, were : John F., b. 1826 ; m. Hattie J. Heath of Bristol, N. H. ; Eliza M.,
b. Aug. 14, 1827 ; m. Levi Colby Newton ; Walter H., b. March 2, 1831 ; d. April 13, 1846.



BRANCH OF JOSEPH 495

He married at Athol, Mass., March 14, 1848, Marcy, Mary Dyer, daughter of
James and Polly (Holt) Dyer* of Athol, where she was born November 15,
1830.

They probably lived at Athol. One son was born there, and there may have
been others, after 1850.

CHILD.

4G58a. i. Frederick S. 8 , b. Oct. 25, 1849 ; at Athol.



EIGHTH GENERATION AND CHILDREN

4565. ELBEIDGE GOULD NEWTON 8 (Asa 7 , Jonathan 6 , Uriah 5 , Uriah 4 ,
Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Asa and Mary (Gould) Newton, was born
at Acworth, N. H, May 27, 1818, and died in Bedford, N. H, January 27, 1874,
aged nearly 56. Burial in Milford, N. H.

He married, September 6, 1843, Jerusha E. Stearns, daughter of John and

Sally (Waldo) Stearns, born in Grafton, Vt., August 3, 1821, and died .

Burial' in Milford, N. H. [Sally Waldo was a descendant of Peter Waldo of
Lyons, Prance, from whom sprang the Waldenses.]

Elbridge G. Newton "did work in the mills at Nashua, N. H, a good many
years." He resided in Bedford, N. H., several years, where he was overseer in
a cotton mill, and in the grocery trade, and where his second child was born.
In 1853 he removed from Bedford to Milford, N. H. December 26, 1854, he was
one of the charter members of Odd Pellows at Milford, N. H. Returning again
in 1861 to Bedford, N. H, he engaged in farming.

CHILDREN.

4659. ti. Albert Francis 9 , b. April 3, 1848, at Salmon Falls, N. H. ; m. Mary E.

Wright.

4660. ii. Ellen Louisa 9 , b. May 19, 1853, at Bedford, N. H. ; d. at Milford, N. H.,

Oct. 8, 1856, aged 3 yrs.

4661. iii. Willie Wallace 9 , b. April 27, 1856, at Milford, N. H. ; d. there Aug. — ,

1857, aged 1 yr.

4062. iv. Frederick Clarence 9 , b. Dec. 15, 1858, at Milford, N. H. ; in. Josephine EL
Martin, daughter of Richard W. and Ellen F. (Crow) Martin of Man-
chester, N. H. No children. Dr. Newton was a physician, residing in
Chicago in the practice of his profession when he died there Jan. 12,
1887, in his 29th year.

4663. tv. George Wentwortii 9 , b. Dec. 11, 1869; m. Jennette Jackson.



4570. ISAAC NEWTON 8 (Silas 7 , Jonathan 6 , Uriah 5 , Uriah*, Joseph 3 ,
Joseph 2 , Richard 1 ), son of Silas and Sarah (Ivent) Newton of Alstead and
Acworth, N. H, was born at Alstead, N. H., September 2, 1824; living there in
1905.

He married, January 1, 1850, Delight Bracket, who died October 7, 1864.

He married (2), January 1, 1866, Rosilla E. Bracket, who was a sister of his



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