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Col. Josiah Whitney's regiment, served July 31, 1778 to Sept. 14, 1778 at Rhode
Island, roll dated at Worcester. Also" — other times and other regiments, last
discharge being October 30, 1780.

A granddaughter writes of Nathan B. Newton and his wife from personal
knowledge of them as follows : "My Grandfather was a thoroughly English New-
Englander. Our grandmother, Mary Stewart, was a stern, thrifty Scotch woman;
and consequently their children had strong wills and steady habits, with good
abilities. The Newton physique of our line, is a medium size, firmly built, dark
brown hair, large blue eyes, fair skin with good color, movements quick and
decided, full round voices and many of them fine singers." "When I look at
my grandfather's flute and think how he piped on it in a battle at Long Island
in 1775 when he was fifteen years old, I grow patriotic." "The Spirit of the
patriotic sires does live in their descendants, as the numerous soldiers of the
Newton name in the Civil War fully testifies. The old letters [their family
letters] show interesting things regarding the Indian troubles; their support of
the churches and schools; not evident much as polititians, but true to the party
they joined."

The First United States Census, 1790, shows Nathan B. Newton head of a
family at Royalston, Mass., that besides himself consisted of one male above six-
teen years, four males below sixteen years, and two females.

His children were born at Royalston. His will was probated in 1844, his
description of "Royalston," No. 43,345, case in Probate Court.

CHILDREN.

Danforth 6 , b. Sept. 13, 1781 ; d. at Royalston, Sept. 19, 1803.

Willard", b. March G, 1783 ; m. Phebe Emerson.

George 8 , b. .Tan. 1G, 1785 : d. June G, 1817, at Royalston.

Hezekiah", b. Feb. 12, 1787; m. Eliza Lewis.

Harriet 6 , b. Jan. 25, 1789 ; d. at Princeton, Mass., Feb. 28, 1816, aged 27
years, G. R., in Princeton. She married at Royalston, Nov. 30, 1813, Capt.
Calvin Bullock, son of Hugh and Rebecca (Ellis) Bullock* of Princeton,
Mass. He was born July 3, 1785, and died at Princeton, June 6, 1819.
aged 34 years. G. Rec. He was a brother of her sister's husband. They
lived, died and are buried at Princeton, where their two children were
born. Children :

5180. 1. Harriet 7 Bullock, b. Sept. 16, 1814; d. at Royalston, Dec. 2, 1819, aged

5 years. Throat distemper.

5181. 2. Calvin Newton 1 Bullock, b. Dec. 25, 1816 [1815. T. R.] ; d. at Fitzwilliam,

N. H., April 28, 1826, aged 10 years. Inflammation.

5173. vi. Sophia 6 , b. June .1, 1791 ; d. at Fitchburg, Mass., Jan. 10, 1867 ; m. at

Royalston, Mass., Oct. 8, 1816, John Fay of Camden, District of Main;.
No children.

5174. tvii. Elmer , b. April 17, 1793 ; m. Adeline Estabrook.

5175. tviii. Phinehas", b. Feb. 28, 1795 ; m. Eliza Hughes.

5176. ix. Lucinda 6 , b. July 8, 1797 ; d. at Princeton, May 28, 1832, aged 35 ; m. at

Royalston, Nov. 2, 1819, Ephraim Merick ("2nd" and "Jr."), son of
Ephraim and Deborah (Gleason) MirickJ of Princeton, where he was born

♦Hugh Bullock (not traced), b. about 1752; d. in Royalston, Mass., March 2, 1837, aged
85. He m. (1) Rebecca Ellis, b. about 1759 ; d. April 21, 1809, aged 50. Children :
Kufus, b. 1779; m. 1SOS, Sally Davis Ringe. N. II. Moulton (Dea.). b. 1783; d. 181S ; \vf.
rrudenee, who d. 1805, aged aboul 60. Calvin, b. 17S5 : in. 1813, Harriet Newton. Barnctt,
b. 1798; m. 1S2S. Lucy Newton. Candicc, b. 1800. [There may have been other children. |
He m. (2) 1812, Mrs. Mary White.

| Merick, Merrick, Mirick. See the genealogy for early generations. James Merrick,
Capt. in the army at Boston, m. in Boston May 25, 1762, Dorothy Fairbank. They settled



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March 25, 1785, and where he died May 21, 1828, aged 43. Mr. and Mrs.
Mirick lived in Princeton. Their children were born there. "Those cold
Princeton hills where the blasts blew down from Wachusett mountain, and
swept the Rutland hills too." Quoting again from the letters before men-
tioned : "Aunt Lucinda committed suicide after the death of her husband,
fearing her little children would suffer from poverty. But read the record,
and one wonders that she did not despair sooner. Those old letters tell of
sick babies and a consumptive husband. I read that grandmother was
with her a part of one winter. . . . There is one letter from Uncle Phinehas
to Grandfather, in beautiful penmanship and correct English, condemning
in a very religious but heartless manner, his poor sister's act. The well
written letters surprise me when I consider the educational advantages of
the time. . . ." Their children were :

5182. 1. George Dillingham Newton 7 Mirick, b. Sept. 2, 1820; d. at Royalston,

Nov. 30, 1843, aged 23 ; unm.

5183. 2. Harriet Maria 7 Mirick, b. Oct. 15, 1821 ; d. at" Royalston, March — ,

18S5 ; m. there, Feb. 24, 1840, Joseph Estabrook, who was, I suppose,
the son of Joseph and Ruth (Greenwood) Estabrook* of Royalston,
where he was born April 16, 1811. They lived in Royalston and had the
following children :

5188. 1. Harriet Maria 8 Estabrook, b. Feb. 11, 1843.

5189. 2. George M. 8 Estabrook twin) , b. Nov. 19, 1848 ; d. Sept. 29, 1849.

5190. 3. Maria C. s Estabrook (twin), b. Nov. 19, 1848.

5191. 4. Elizabeth C. 8 Estabrook, b. ; living in February, 1914, at

128 Pleasant St., Arlington, Mass.

5192. 5. Joseph P. 8 Estabrook, b. ; living in 1908, Upland Road,

Cambridge.

5184. 3. Mary Sophia 7 Mirick, b. Sept. 29, 1823; m. Dec. 11, 1844, at Royalston,

Daniel P. Clark of New York City, where they lived until his death in
1867, when she returned to Royalston, where she died July — , 1884.
No children.

5185. 4. John Quincy Adam* 7 Mirick, b. March 2, 1825; d. at Princeton, Aug. 26,

1826. P. R.

5186. 5. Abigail Whitney 7 Mirick, b. Dec. 26, 1826; d. Feb. 10, 1827.

5187. 6. Delia E. 7 Mirick, b. March 12, 1828; d. at Fitchburg, March 27, 1891;

m. George W. Holman, son of Capt. Seth and Eunice '(Peirks) Hol-
man of Royalston, where he was born Dec. 1, 1825. They resided in
Fitchburg, where their children were born, namely :

5193. 1. George Mirick 8 Holman, b. , 1858 ; m. Florence Nichols of Boston.

They reside (1908) on Pleasant St., Fitchburg, Mass.

5194. 2. Ellis 8 Holman, b. , 186-, at Fitchburg ; d. there 1866. Infant.

5195. 3. Mary S. 8 Holman, b. , 1864, at Beloit, Wis. ; d. April 30, 1871,

at Fitchburg, Mass.

in Princeton, Mass., where they had seven children. He died Dec. 8, 1778, in his 46th year.
She died his wid., Dec. 25, 1802, aged 64. Their second child — only son, was

Ephraim Mirick, b. Nov. 6, 1764 ; d. April 27, 1833, aged 68 ; in Princeton. He m.
there, 1775, Deborah Gleasox, who d. his wid., 1841, aged 88. They had ten children. The
fourth was their only son, Ephraim, Jr., b. 1785 ; d. 1828. aged 43.

* Estabrook. For early generations see note to James K. Newton 8 (Abel D. 7 ).

Capt. Ebenezer Estabrook* (Joseph 3 , Joseph 2 , Kev. Joseph 1 ) was b. at Lexington, Mass.,
Sept. 21, 1740, and d. at Holden, Mass., June 29, 1811, aged 71. G. S. He m. Dec. 13, 1759,
Ruth Reed, dau. of Capt. Isaac and Rebecca Reed of Lexington. She was born 1741, and
died 1782, aged 41. G. S. at Holden. Nine children. After the bapt. of the first child, June 3,
1760, the family moved from Lexington to Holden ; their descendants are found there and in
that vicinity. As so many of them married Newtons. I will give here all of his children.
His second wife, Eunice, died Sept. 14, 1825, aged 73. G. S. 1. Molly 5 , b. Feb. 27, 1760 ; m.
Solomon Clark Chany. 2. Hannah 5 , Feb. 27, 1762; m. in Holden 1784, Thomas White, Jr.,
of Spencer. Their son Thomas 8 White, Jr., m. 1823, Delia H. (Newton) Snow, widow of
Carlo Snow and dau. of Windsor Newton 6 (Silas 5 ). 3. Ebenezer 5 , Jr., b. 1764; d. 1831, aged
67. 4. Jonathan, b. 1766 ; d. 1829 ; m. Mrs. Eunice Goodell. 5. James 5 , b. May 16, 1768 ;
d. 1825, aged 57, G. S. ; m. 1795, Betsey Lovell (Asa, Jonathan), b. 1775 ; d. 1826. See J. K.
Newton. 6. Joseph 5 , b. Aug. 1, 1770 ; styled "Hox." ; d. March 7, 1829, in 58th yr. G. S.
in Royalston, where he resided. His first wife was Polly, who had a dau. Polly Holman 8 ,
b. Feb. 1807. The mother, Polly, died March, 1807. He m. (2), 1810, Ruth Greenwood,
who had two children and died in 1814, in her 38th yr. G. S. The children were Joseph, b.
1811 ; m. 1840, Harriet Maria Mirrick (dau. of Ephraim and Lucinda (Newton) Mlrrick) ;
Nina, b. 1813. 7. John, b. 1773 ; d. 1778. 8. Rhoda, b. 1775 ; m. 1794, Stephen Raymond.
9. Leify [= Relief], who died July 8, 1778, aged 17 mos. G. S.



558 NEWTON GENEALOGY

5177. x. Mary", b. July 15, 1800; d. at Princeton. Oct. 6, 1831, aged 31; m. at

Royalston. Sept. 17. 1822, Col. John Whitney,* whom I suppose to be the
son of Andrew and Lucy (Miles) Whitney of Princeton, where he was
born Dec. 31, 1792, and where he died May 15, 184G. They resided in
Princeton, where their six children were born. (He m. (2) Oct. 4, 1832,
Eliza Ann French Watson and had six other children.) The children of
Mary (Newton) Whitney were :
5190. 1. Abigail Perkins 1 Whitney, b. June 28, 1823: d. Dec. 10, 1820.

5197. 2. John Newton' Whitney, b. Sept. 21, 1824; d. Sept. 29, 1824.

5198. 3. William Newton 1 Whitney, b. Dec. 15, 1825; d. , 1890, at Omaha,

Nob.

5199. 4. Abigail Perkins' Whitney, b. Nov. 25, 1827 ; d. Dec. 12, 1830.

5200. 5. Marion Eugene 7 Whitney, b. Oct. 20, 1829; d. Dec. 19, 1845.

5201. 0. Mary Newton 1 Whitney, b. Sept. 28. 1S31 ; d. , 1890, at Omaha,

Neb. Burial at Millbury. Mass. She married Nov. 22, 1849. Samuel C.
Nash, by whom she had three sons. He died and she married (2) in

1803, Clark, by whom she had an infant son that died. Her

children were :

5202. 1. John 8 Nash, b. ; living, 1907, at Omaha, Neb.

5203. 2. William 8 Nash, b. ; living, 1907, at Omaha, Neb.

5204. 3. Samuel 8 Nash, b. ; living, 1907, in California.

4. 8 Clark, b. ; d. infant.

5178. xi. Horatio , b. June 11, 1803; d. June 19, 1803.

5179. xii. Lucy , b. June 10, 1804 ; d. at Royalston, Nov. 15, 1S05. aged 01 ; m. at

Royalston, Nov. 27, 1828, Barnett Bullock (a brother of Calvin Bullock,
who married her sister), son of Hugh and Rebecca (Ellis) Bullock of
Royalston, Mass., where he was born June 9, 1798, and where he died
Sept. 1, 1884, aged 80. They lived in Royalston. Their children, born
there, were :

5205. 1. Cahin 1 Bullock, b. Sept. 21, 1829; d. March 5, 1870, at Toledo. Ohio,

where he resided. He m. Mary Edgel Miller, dau. of George F. and
Melinda (Edgel) Miller of Royalston. She was born at Westminster,
Sept. 20, 1831. After the death of her husband she returned to Royal-
ston and died in 1895. They had one son :
5200. 1. Calvin 8 Bullock, Jr.. b. ; living in 1907 in Denver, Colo.

5207. 2. •Brigham Newton 1 Bullock, b. April 0, 1831; d. Feb. 20, 1900; m. Flora

B. Ripley of Fitchburg, Mass. They have one son :

5208. 1. Richard 8 Bullock, b. ; living in 1907 and resides with his mother

at the family home in Fitchburg.

5209. 3. Barnet Ellis 1 Bulloek, b. March 22, 1833 ; m. Mary R. Osborn of Toledo,

Ohio, where both were living in 1907. No children.

5210. 4. Lucy Lee? Bullock, b. May 25, 1835 ; d. Sept. 18, 1882. Unm.

5211. 5. Elizabeth Candacc 1 Bullock, b. Oct. 10, 1838; d. March 24, 1843.

5212. 0. Charles Stuart 1 Bullock, b. Jan. 20, 1841; m. Harriet M. Bullard of

Athol, Mass. They were living in 1907 at Killbuck, N. Y. Their three

children are :

5215. 1. Margaret Elizabeth 8 Bullock, b. ; d. , 1891.

5210. 2. Stuart Dickinson 8 Bullock, b. ; resides (1907) at Toledo, Ohio.

5217. 3. Hugh 8 Bullock, b. ; resides (1907) Beacon Falls, Conn.

5213. 7. James Frederick 1 Bullock, b. July 21, 1842; d. May 28, 1870, burial at

Royalston, Mass. He lived in Toledo, Ohio ; unm.

5214. 8. Mary Elizabeth 1 Bullock, b. Dec. 18, 1847; d. March 21, 1809, at

Royalston ; unm.



4876. EDMUND NEWTON 5 [possibly this is Edmund 5 , son of Hezekiah 4
(Isaac 3 , Daniel 2 , Richard 1 ) and Eunice (Brigham) Newton of Rutland and
Paxton, Mass., who was baptized at Rutland, June 9, 1765, C. R., and whose name
appears on an old deed dated June 9, 1792, with his father's other children and

•Col. John Whitney (s. of Andrew), m. (2) 1832, Eliza Ann French, and had John-
Newton, 1833; Charles Andrew, 1834; Eliza Ann French, 1836; d. 1839; Levi Lincoln,'
1838 ; Eliza Ann French, 1840 ; Lydia. 1843 ; d. 1844.

Andrew Whitney (see Whitney Gen.), b. abt. 1754; d. 1818, aged 64, in Princeton. He

m. 1787, Lucy Miles of Westminster, where she was born May 13, 1766. dau. of Reuben and

Anne. She d. in Princeton, widow, 1842, aged 76. They had eleven children. The third was
John, b. Dec. 31, 1792. He d. in Princeton, May 15, 1846, "aged 53-6-15."



BRANCH OF DANIEL 559

their consorts; and who is styled "Capt." in the Brigham Genealogy]. The
following is all the family of his descendants, with whom I have communicated,
know about him: That he came from Massachusetts; "I used to hear him
(Clarke) and his sisters, Mary and Eliza, and other relatives, talking about
relatives and the old days in Massachusetts. Recently I discovered among some
old effects of my grandfather, a very interesting old account book, and book of
interesting odds and ends, and that shows that Edmund and probably his father,
lived in Paxton, Mass. The dates run back to about 1765 and some are as late
as 1803. They seem to indicate that Edmund or his father kept an inn or
general store, as there are many charges for 'grog,' 'rum,' 'tea,' 'leather,' etc.,
together with charges for 'the use of my oxteam for one journey to Marlborough'
and other places in the vicinity. There are many names in the old book I can
remember hearing my grandfather mention." "My impression is that Edmund's
wife was a Maynard, but I am not positive about that."

Fairly reliable records show that the oldest son was born in 1791 in Worcester,
Mass., and another son was born in 1793, in New York State, thus it would
seem that he removed between those two dates from Massachusetts to Oneida
County, N. Y.

The First United States Census, 1790, shows an Edmund Newton head of a
family at Paxton, Mass., the other members being one male upward of sixteen
years and two females. These others are not necessarily children. They might
have been servants or relatives living with them. He signed the deed alone in
1792 — that is, no wife signed with him, as was customary, if she could be present.
But no speculation will settle any matter — facts are the court of last resort.
The following children of Edmund Newton of Oneida County, N. Y., are known
by the family to have been his, namely:

CHILDREN.

5218. i. Artemas Lamb 6 , b. Feb. 25, 1791, at Worcester, Mass. ; d. Nov. 12, 1872, at

Madison County; m. (1) Jemima Mabbett, who was born Feb. 26, 1799,

at Washington. She had six children. He m. (2) Lewis (?) and

had two more children ; names not given. He spent his life in Eastern
New York. His descendants are still living there. Children :
5225-5231. 1. Mary M. 7 ; 2. Charles C. 7 ; 3. Jane Sophia 1 ; 4. Henry Franklin 7 ; 5. Isaac
Merretf ; 6. Artemas Mabbett 7 . Byron Newton 7 or 8 (a son or a grand-
son), married, and his widow was living in Hamilton, N. Y.

5219. ii. Clarke Earl 6 , b. , 1793, at Paris, Oneida County, N. Y. ; d. .

He served in the War of 1812, and immediately after its close, with his
brother Hollis, went into Allegany County, N. Y., and purchased a section
of forest land. They cut away the forests and built a log house. Then
Clarke E. returned to Oneida County to bring back his bride. He married
Abigail Healy — an orphan it is thought — about the year 1816-17, the mar-
riage taking place in the vicinity of his birth-place in Oneida County.
They returned to the new house in Allegany County, in what is now the
township of Wirt, and made a home and a farm. Here their only child
was born and died. I am not informed when they died. Child :

5232. 1. Laurens C. 7 , b. Oct. 23, 1825, in Wirt township, Allegany County, N. Y. :

d. there March — , 1901 ; farmer. He married Irene Scott, who was

born Aug. 3, 1836. at Friendship, N. Y., and died , 1899. Their

children, born at Wirt, were :

5233. 1. Ida 8 , b. , 1859 ; unm. 1914 ; res. Asbury Park, N. J.

5234. 2. Byron 8 R., b. , 1861 ; m. at Seward, Neb., Oct. 3, 1900, Winnifred

Cattle of Seward, Neb., where she was born. They reside in Wash-
ington, D. C. Mr. Newton was born and grew up on the farm of his
father and grandfather in Wirt, Allegany County, N. Y. To prepare
himself for life work, he went to Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, for
two years, and entered newspaper work in Buffalo, N. Y., in 1887 ;
was war correspondent for the Associated Press in the Spanish War ;
left the New York Herald in 1911 to take part in Woodrow Wilson's
presidential campaign ; was appointed private secretary to the Secre-
tary of the Treasury, March 4, 1913 ; appointed by the President as



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5(50 NEWTON GENEALOGY

Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Oct. 1, 1913. Mr. Newton has
contributed what is here given of the descendants of Edmund Newton
of Oneida County, N. Y., except what I have taken from the Kellogg
Genealogv. His places of residence have been : Friendship, N. Y. ;
moved to Buffalo, N. Y., 1887, thence to New York City, 1902;
Washington, D. C, 1913. Children are :

5235. 1. Irene 9 , b. Jan. 30, 1902.

5236. 2. John Cattle 9 , b. Nov. 17, 1005.

5237. 3. Ellen 8 , b. March 14, 18G4, at Wirt, N. Y. ; m. at Niles, N. Y., June 11,

1892, Charles Frederick Kellogg, son of Dan and Phebe (Ostrander)
Kellogg of Tully, Scott and Friendship, N. Y. He was born at
Friendship, N. Y., Dec. 23, 1867 ; a maker of inside blinds ; res.
Dunkirk, N. Y. : had no children.

4. Ruth 8 , b. , 189- ; m. N. M. Renwick ; were living in Cuba, N. Y.

5. Earl 8 , b. 189- ; unm. ; res. Aurora, N. Y.

Piiikeas 8 , b. , 179- ; d. unm.

Mary", b. , 179- ; d. unm.

Eliza , b. , 179- ; d. unm.

Lucretia", called "Cretia," b. ; m. .

Hollis , b. ; spent his life in Allegany County, N. Y. He m. and

had several sons and several daughters. The two sons we know were :
5240. 1. Darius A.', b. ; of Bolivar, N. Y. He m. Abigail Dorr, "who was

his widow, and I think is living in Bolivar." They had four sons,

all dead except one, namely :
5241-5244. 1. Burr 8 ; 2. Fred 8 , living, 1914 ; 3. Thadeus 8 ; 4. Dorr 8 .

5245. 2. Edmund 7 or Edwin; b. ; after the Civil War, settled in Missouri.

It really seems as though this family did descend from Edmund 5 , son of Hezekiah
Newton 4 of Rutland and Paxton. Tentatively I place it there and number the genera-
tions accordingly, yet keep them all together in one place, instead of being scattered
through the several generations, as would be done were we sure.

4877. DEA. BAXTER NEWTON 5 (Hezekiah 4 , Isaac 3 , Daniel 2 , Richard 1 ),
son of (as I suppose) Hezekiah and Eunice (Brigham) Newton of Marlborough,

Leicester, Rutland and Paxton, Mass., was born, probably, at Paxton,

about 1770, and "died March 26, 1823, aged 52."

He married .

Dea. Baxter Newton moved some time after his marriage to Vermont, where
he was one of the pioneer settlers of Norwich. His first child here given is said
to have been born in Rutland, whether Massachusetts or Vermont is not stated.
His son is said to have "married his cousin, Flora Newton" [dau. David and
wf. Elizabeth (Partridge)]. Perhaps Dea. Baxter's wife was a Partridge.

In the settlement of his father's estate, Baxter Newton signed deeds of con-
veyance along with his brothers and sisters; and with his sister Katherine
Craigie, appealed from the decision of the Court; he being then (1789) a minor,
was represented by his guardian, David Burns.

At its organization in 1799, the membership of the Baptist Church in Nor-
wich, Vt., contains the name of Baxter B. Newton. This date would indicate
the man, who was, later, "Dea. Baxter Newton."

CHILDREN.

5246. i. Persis 6 , b. Dec. 11, 1791, at Rutland.

5247. ii. Phebe Witt 8 , b. June 15, 1798.

5248. tiii. Baxter B[righam 6 ], b. Sept. 4, 1799; m. (1) Flora Newton; m. (2) Eliza-

beth Partridge; (3) Olive Partridge Wright.

5249. iv. Alice , b. May 21, 1801.



4897. ISAAC NEWTON 5 (Isaac 4 , Isaac 3 , Sr., Daniel 2 , Richard 1 ), son of
Isaac, Jr., and Sarah (Collins) Newton of Southborough, Mass., was born
there May 25, 1750 [T. R.]. There died at Southborough "Isaac Newton,



BRANCH OF DANIEL 561

September 22, 1825, in his 78th, year." C. K. The correctness of those dates T
leave some one else to verify.

He married at Southborough, September 20, 1781, Molle Bruce, daughter of
Elisha, Jr., and Kuth (Parmenter) Bruce* of Southborough, where she was born
July 5, 1757. Molle, widow of Isaac Newton, died at Southborough, January
16, 1835.

This Isaac Newton appears to have lived in Southborough ; although the town
records do not show the birth of any child, the death of his son Hezekiah is
given. The church record has the death of an infant son, and the death of Reu-
ben 2d. There is no Probate record of any settlement of his estate.

I am inclined to think he had other children, and that the Isaac Newton of
Southborough, head of a family there at the taking of the First United States
Census, 1790, was this man. There seems to have been no other to whom the
family of four males below sixteen years and three females could apply. At the
same time, a "household," in the census meaning, was not necessarily a man's
wife and children ; it covered servants — every one living in the family.

Isaac Newton was a soldier of the Revolution. Abstract of service : "Newton.
Isaac. Private in Capt. Moses Harrington's Company, Col. Dikes' regiment,
muster roll for Dec. 1776 — Feb. 1777, Credited to the town of Southborough,
regiment to serve until March 1, 1777."



CHILDREN.

5250. i. Reuben , 2d, b. about 1782 ; d. at Southborough, March 21, 1826, aged 44.

He in. Mary [perhaps Fay]. The following papers are of record in

the settlement of his estate.

1826. Reuben Newton 2nd, Southborough. 43374 A.

Bond of Francis B. Fay, appointed administrator June 6, 1826.

$10000. Dexter Fay, Stephen Newton, sureties.

Assent of Widow Mary Newton.

Declination of Hezekiah Newton, brother, to serve as administrator.

Affidavit of Notice.

Inventory, $140.35 personal.

List of debts, representation of Insolvency.

Insolvency allowance of claims, etc.

Account allowed March 6. 1827. balance of $80. ordered paid to creditors giving dividend

of 18 cents on a dollar. Complaint of embezzlement.

5251. tii. Hezekiah", b. about 1789 ; m. Lucy Burnett.
, infant son of Isaac, died Jan. 10, 1802. C. R.

•John Bruce 1 (not traced), b. ; was in Sudbury in 1672 and had a grant of land

in Marlborough, bounded upon Peter Bent's mill pond.

Roger Bruce 2 , who was probably son of John Bruce of Sudbury and Marlborough, was in
Marlborough early, with wife Elizabeth, and had there seven children ; three more were
born in Framingiiam. He was a miller and attended Peter Bent's mill. He resided near
Stony Brook, and was included in Southborough when it was set off from Marlborough. He

died in Southborough, Sept. 10, 1733. Children were: Samuel 3 , 1691; m. Elizabeth ;

Abijah 3 , 1693; m. Mary Woods; Elisha 3 , Sept. 14, 1695; m. Silence Newton (dau. Samuel',
John 2 ) ; Rebecca 3 , 1698 ; Sarafi 3 , 1700 ; Daniel 3 , 1701 ; m. Bathsheba Bowker ; Thomas 3 .

1704; m. Sarah ; Hannah 3 , 1706; Deliverence 3 , 1709; David 3 , 1711; m. (1) Mary

Brigham, m. (2) .

Elisha Bruce 3 (s. Roger 2 ) and Silence Newton, m. in Marlborough June 18, 1718, moved
to Worcester and had: Jotham 4 . 1720: m. Miriam Newton (dau. of Gershonr 1 ) ; Rebecca*, 1722;
Hcpzibah*, 1725; m. Amos Daiiiug; Elisha*. Jr., b. May 7, 1731.

Elisha Bruce 4 , Jr. (Elisha 3 ), b. 1731; d. in Hopkinton of old age, April 23, 1810, aged
79. C. R. He m. (1) at Framingiiam, Jan. 8, 1754, Ruth Tarmenter, and had: Martha*, b.
June 16, 1754 ; Molle 5 , b. July 5, 1757, who m. Isaac Newton. I find no death of wife Ruth,
but Elisha Bruce', Jr., m. (2) at Southborough, May 4, 1762, Esther Buck, and had six
other children : Ruth*, 1768 : .1 nne 5 . 1765 ; EH*, 1766 ; Hezekiah*, 1767 ; '-Elisha*, Jr.," 1769 ;
Submit?, 1772. [See note to Samuel 3 , John 2 .]

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4899. LUTHER NEWTON 5 (Seth 4 , Isaac 3 , Daniel 2 , Richard 1 ), son of

Captain Seth and ( ) Newton of Southborough, Mass., was born,

I should infer, between 1760 and 1764. He died at Marlborough, N. H., Novem-



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