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The Prindle genealogy. embracing the descendants of William Pringle the first settler, in part for six, seven and eight generations, and also the ancestors and descendants of Zalmon Prindle for ten generations, covering a period of two hundred and fifty-two years, 1654-1906 online

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berly; d. in Sandgate, Vt., Aug. 11, 1809.
K vii. Jonathan^ b. Aug. 12, 1736; m. July 12, 1759, Damaris



Descendants of Joseph^. 157

Peck, dau. of Ephraim and Sarah (Ford) Peck, of New-
town, who was b. Sept. 15, 1736, and d. Newtown, Feb.
4, 1797; d. Newtown, Feb. 15, 1814.

Sandgate, Vt., land records show that Jonathan, witli
his brothers Joel and Nathan, bought 50 acres of land
each in the west part of the town from James Hard,
of Arlington, Vt. — the town adjoining — on Jan. 28, 1784,
the consideration in each case being the same, eight
pounds ; also that Jonathan bought ten acres from David
Tuttle, of Sandgate, Dec. 5, 1793, and 50 acres more
from George Peck, Jan. 19, 1799, and then sold out to
his brother Joel and Nephew Zalmon, Nov. 2, 1803 —
the deeds all reading, "Jonathan Prindle of Newtown,"
from which it appears that he never actually removed to
Sandgate. He was a tailor by trade, and carried on that
business as well as farming.

Children, horn in Newtown:
1. Abel^ b. Feb, 24, 176O; m. Ruth GrifFen, dau. of Abner

and Mary (Booth) GrifFen, who d. April 9, 1864, ae.

88 (gr. St.); d. April I9, 1818, ae. 58 (gr. st.). He

was also a tailor and farmer.

Children, horn in Newtown :

1. Mary Ann®, b. ; d. May 17, 1813, ae. 4 yrs.

2. Abel Booth'', b. July 24, 1814, on the farm where

his father and grandfather lived before him, and
where his children have since lived; m. Danbury,
Conn., Dec. 31, Betsey A. Glover, dau. of Silas and
gr.dau. of Capt. Solomon Glover, who was b.
Brookfield, Conn., Sept. 16, 1817, and d. Newtown,
April 7, 1901, ae. 83; d. Newtown, Dec. I6, 1898,
ae. 84.

He was town representative to the Gen. Assem-
bly in 1875; was assessor and held other town offices,
and for many years Sect'y and Treas'r of the village
cemetery, in which he and his wife are buried.
Children :
1, Julia MJ, b. July 11, 1845; resides in Newtown,

and on the same place which has remained in

possession of the family since 1760.



158 Prindle Genealogy.

2. Robert Morris^ b. 1851; d. April 5, 1873, ae. 22

yrs. 10 mos. He was a civil engineer.

2. Keziah^ b. Nov. 14, 1761; m. Capt. Enos Johnson,

son of Ichabod and Elizabeth (Durand) Johnson, who
was b. Oct. 13, 1759, and d. July 13, 1812; d. June

3, 1784.

Children :

1. Ichabod Johnson'', b. March 13, 1779; m. Martha

Beers; d. Oct. 9, 1856.
Children:

1. Sally Johnson", b. ; m. Seeley Thompson,

of Akron, Ohio.

2. Cyrus Johnson'', b. Oct. 1, 1780; d. unm.

3. Sarah Johnson% b. June 6, 1784; d.y.

3. Jerusha^ b. Nov. 10, 1765; m. Dec. 25, 1786, Abel

Stilson, son of Vincent and Abigail (Peck) Stilson,
who was b. Aug. 23, 1759, and d. Sept. 13, 1828; d.
July 10, 1826, ae. 6l.

Children :

1. Dothy Stilson^ b. Feb. 10, 1788; d. June 29, 1814

(gr. St.).

2. David Stilson% b. Sept. 4, 1789; m. Betsey St. John.

3. Abel Stilson'\ Jr., b. Sept. 25, 1791; m. Sarah Wet-

more; d. June 16, 1887; res. Newtown.

4. Elnathan Stilson", b. Jan. 15, 1794; m. Polly Ann

Wetmore, who d. Sept. 27, 1873; d. Dec. 26, 1831.

5. Sarah A. Stilson% b. Dec. 18, 1796; d. Jan. 24, 1819.

6. Anan Stilson^ b. July 11, 1799; d. March 5, 1812.

7. Jotham Stilson^ b. July 14, 1802; m. Ellen Wells;

d. May 27, 1842, s.p.; res. Bridgewater, Conn.

8. Isaac Stilson''', b. Feb. 24, 1805; d. April 20, 1849,

iinm.

9. Asa Stilson", b. July 8, 1809; d. Jan. 14, 1890.

4. Lemuel^, b. Sept. 15, 1769; d. March 28, 1771.

5. Sarah% b. May 4, 1772; m. Daniel Terrell, son of Amos

and Comfort (Skidmore) Terrell, who was bapt. Nov.
29, 1761; d. Sept. 28, 1802.

6. Lemuel^, 2nd, b. Aug. 16, 1774; d. Aug. 27, 1883, unm.



Vlll.



Descendants of Joseph^. 159

7. Ann Peck^ b. Aug. 20, 1776; d. July S, 1808, unm.

8. LucY^ b. June 23, 1778; d. Sept. 4, 1803, unm.
Experience*, b. ; m. Newtown, Conn., May 30,

1757, Jeptha Hubbell, son of Jonathan and Peaceable
(Silliman) Hubbell, of Newtown. He was a soldier in
both the French and Revolutionary wars, and died in
1794.

Children :

1. Peacable HubbelP, bapt. Dec, 18, 1757.

2. Ammon Hubbell^ bapt. Oct. 14, 1759; was in the

British army under Col. Ludlow; set. in New Bruns-
wick in 1783, and died there in 1848.

3. Sarah HubbelP, bapt. April 3, 1763; m. Eleazer Starr.

4. Nathan HubbelP, bapt. April 12, 1765.

5. Silliman HubbelP, b. 1764, bapt. Aug. 4, 1765; m.

April 1, 1787, Hannah Taylor, dau. of Timothy Tay-
lor, of Bethel, Conn., who d. Jan. 12, 1814; d. July
27, 1847.

Children:

1. Chloe HubbelP, b. Jan. 25, 1788; m. Norris Coe,

who d. June 25, 1866.

2. Ammon HubbelP, b. April 15, 1790; d. Aug. 8, 1823.

3. Polly HubbelP, b. Jan. 17, 1792; m. April 18, 1819,

Ira Dexter; d. March 25, 1856.

4. Ira HubbelP, b. Oct. 10, 1794; m. Irene Strong.

5. Luman HubbelP, b. Aug. 24, 1797; m. Jan. 1, 1831,

Jane Munroe; d. Oct. 8, 1846.

6. Andrew HubbelP, b. Jan. 17, 1800; m. Nov. I6,

1826, Marian Rogers; d. Charleston, S. C, Sept.
14, 1827, s.p.

7. Macpherson HubbelP, b. Aug. 24, 1803; m. Sept.

27, 1830, Minerva Seymour. "He was named Mac-
pherson in honor of a Scotch officer bearing that
name attached to General LaFayette's command
during the Revolutionary war."

8. Anna HubbelP, b. March 8, I8O6; d. April 20, 1807.

9. Lym-an HubbelP, b. Feb. 18, 1808; d. April 19, 1833,

unm.



160 Prindle Genealogy.

10. Silliman HubbelP, b. Feb. 7, 1810; d. Sept. 30,
1826.

6. Andrew HubbelP, b. Dec. 25, 1779; m. Sarah Sears,

who was b. in Southeast, Putnam Co., N. Y., Jan. 25,
1782, and d. Aug. 2, 1866; d. Dec. 21, 1843.

Children :

1. Evelina HubbelP, b. Dec. 19, 1801; m. Jeffrey

Jarvis; d. Aug. 23, 1844.

2. Maria HubbelP, b. April 26, 1803.

3. Legrand HubbelP, b. Jan. 13, 1806; d. Winsted,

Conn., Oct. 18, 1828; killed by the bursting of a
grindstone.

4. Frances HubbelP% b. Feb. 19, 1808. ; .6'6-f

5. V\/illiam HubbelP, b. Aug. 8, 1810; d. June 8, 1852.

6. George HubbelP, b. Jan. 1, 1813.

7. Maria HubbelP, b. Feb. 3, 1815.

8. Jarvis HubbelP, b. Nov. 10, 1816; d. Jan. 7, 1869;

murdered by Indians in Texas.

9. Sheldon HubbelP, b. July 26, 1818.

10. Jane Ann HubbelP, b. Jan. 26, 1820.

11. Alonzo HubbelP, b. Sept. 26, 1821; d. Feb., 1878;

said to have been a remarkably strong man, and
without a rival in his peculiar feats of strength.
"■'^12. Amanda HubbelP, b. Jan. 26, 1823.^ ...,,:..-

13. Mary HubbelP, b. Oct. 15, 1825. ^'^^''ih^f "^^^^'1 Kr^Jb

7. Anna HubbelP, b. .

8. Prindle Hubbell\ b. -.



9. Susanah HubbelP, b. ; m. John Lake.

10. Polly HubbelP, b. ; m. Hoyt Dibble.

11. Hepzibah HubbelP, b. ; m. Beers Sherman.

ix. Ebenezer*, b. ; prob. rem. to Derby; name in deed

there Feb., 1773.

X. EliadaS b. , 1746; m. March 9, 1765-6, Sarah

Beers; d. April 1, 1777. On Feb. 15, 1773, he joins his
brothers, Joseph, Jonathan, Abel, Ebenezer, and Nathan
Prindle, in deed of transfer to their brother, Joel Prindle,
all their right, title, etc., to the " Dwelling house where
our Honored Father, Joseph Prindle, dec'd, lately lived."



Descendants of Joseph^. 161

Children, born in Newtown:

1. Ammon^, b. Sept. 23, 1766; rem. to Sandgate, Vt.,
prob. abt. 1776, and to Newtown again abt. 1791. Sand-
gate land records show that Ammon Prindle, of Sand-
gate, bought Jan. 6, 1786, from Amos Tuttle, 43 acres
of land in Sandgate; also that Amon Prindle, of New-
town, Conn., sold the same, Nov. 1, 1791> to Sarah
Coggswell.

Children, born in Newtown:

1. Polly", b. ; m. Henry Peck; d. Bridgeport.

2 ch.

2. Beers", b. ; rem. to Texas.

3. Orando", b. ; rem. to South America.

4. Zenus", b. ; m. — ; rem. to Bridgeport.

3 ch.

5. Charles", b. ; d. Newtown.

6. John", b. ; res. Bridgeport. 4 ch.

2. Riverius% b. May 21, 1768; m. July 8, 1790, Betsey

Judson; d. July 5, 1811.

Children, born in Newtown:

1. Bennett", b. July 15, 1791.

2. Polly", b. Feb. 9, 1793.

3. Sally" (twin), b. March 27, 1795.

4. Anna" (twin), b. March 27, 1795; d. Jan. 27, 1796.

5. Anna", b. Oct. 20, 1797.

6. Fanny", b. June 22, 1799; m. Eleazer Dibble.

7. Julia", b. June 30, 1801; m. Sept. 2, 1820, Norman

Tuttle.

3. ELIAS^ b. Aug. 24, 1770.

4. MARY^ b. Sept. 17, 1772; d. Oct. 6, 1782.

5. ANTHONY^ b. Oct. 8, 1774.

6. Andrew^ b. July 14, 1776.

xi. Nathan*, b. ; m. Newtown, Aug. 10, 1768, Ann

Bristol, dau. of Enos and Mary (Sherman) Bristol; rem.
to Sandgate, Vt., in June, 1784, where he d. in 1808.

His will, dated Sandgate, May 27, 1795, probated
March 7, 1808, mentions wife Anna, sons Enos Shear-
man, David and Philo, and dau. Currance Kimbcrly.



162 Prindle Genealogy.

Sandgate Land Records show transfers of four 50-acre
tracts to Nathan Prindle, of Newtown, Conn., dated
May 23, 1782, Oct. 18, 1783, Jan. 26, 1784, and Sept.
20, 178-1; also several deeds from Nathan Prindle, of
Sandgate, Vt., running from July 26, 1787, to April 19,
1799. He was prob. the first Prindle settler in Sandgate
from Conn.

Children, horn in Newtown, Conn.:

1. PoLLY^ b. May 24, 1769; d. Nov. 28, 1775.

2. Enos^ b. Nov. 10, 1770; d. May 2, 1773.

3. CuRRENCE^ b. Oct. 7, 1773; m. Abel Burritt Kimberly,

son of Abraham (4th) and Tamar (Burritt) Kimberly,
who was b. Oct., and bapt. Oct. 16, 1768, his mother
having died in giving him birth, ae. abt. 30; rem. to
Sandgate with her father's family in 1784, where he
d. March, 1840. She was received into the Moravian
Church, April 15, 1835.

Children, born in Sandgate:

1. Betsey Ann Kimberly*', b. Oct. 18, 1795; m. Abram*'

Prindle (Zalmon^, Joel*, Joseph^, Ebenezer-, Wil-
liam^), son of Zalmon and Mary (Williams) Prindle,
who was b. Sandgate, Aug. 5, 1792, and was her
second cousin. They rem. in 1854 to Hebron, N. Y.,
where he d. May 3, 1852; she d. in Camden Valley,
Washington Co., N. Y., in May, 1867, and both
were buried in West Sandgate.

Children, born in Sandgate :

27 1. CuRRENCE^ b. May 28, 1816; m. Luther B. Wood;

d. Dec. 21, 1878.

28 2. Abel^ b. May 18, 1817; m. Hannah Snow; d. Dec.

27, 1883.

29 3. John Steele'^^^ b. July 15, 1825; m. Jane Thomp-

son.

2. Ann Kimberly^ b. March 19, 1799; m. John J,

Steele; d. Salem, N. Y., Nov. 3, 1870, ae. 71-7-24;
bur. in Evergreen Cemetery; res. Salem, N. Y.

3. Jerusha Ann Kimberly*"', b. 1801; d. March 8, 1829,

"in the 28th year of her age," and bur. in West
Sandgate.



Descendants of Joseph^. i63

Enos Sherman^ b. May 10, 1775; m. (1) Mary Ann
Bradley, dau. of Major Gilbert Bradley, of Sunder-
land, Vt., who d. July 18, 1806, ae. 26, and was bur.
in West Sandgate; m. (2) Patty Knapp, of Arlington,
Vt. ; rem. with his father's family to Sandgate, in
1784, where he lived until 1812 when he settled in
Poultney, Vt., where he d. in April, 1856.

He was Justice of the Peace and Constable for
many years ; also elected town ' Representative to the
State Legislature in 1808, a position which he was as
well qualified to fill as any man in town. Though a
prominent man in town affairs, he never aspired to
office; was always a Whig in politics, never a member
of any church, but an Episcopalian in sentiment, and
was the first to suggest the formation and aid in the
the building of St. John's Church in Poultney.

Children of Enos S. and Mary Ann:

1. BETSEY^ b. Sandgate, 1804; d. East Poultney, 1822,

2. Gilbert BRADLEy% b. Sandgate, March 14, 1806; m.

East Poultney, Jan. 31, 1833, Henrietta Kirkland
Lamson, dau. of Capt. Edmund Lamson, one of the
early settlers of Poultney, where she was b. Sept.
5, 1809, and d. Aug. 4, 1856. They rem. in 1835
to New York City; in 1840 to Norwich, Conn.; and
in 1853 returned to Poultney, where he permanently
located, and where he d. at the advanced age of
nearly 95 years.

He was a watchmaker and jeweler. He was an
intimate friend of Horace Greeley, having formed his
acquaintance when Greeley was learning the printer's
trade in the office of the "Northern Spectator."
They left Poultney for New York at the same time,
each entering into his own business there, but re-
maining firm and intimate friends until Mr. Greeley's
death. Their families were also quite intimate, Mr.
Greeley's daughters, often spending their summers
at Mr. Prindle's home in East Poultney.

His family were all members of the Episcopal



164 Prindle Genealogy.

Churchy and noted for their faithfulness and de-
votion to its interests.

Children, all hut first trvo horn in Norwich,
Conn. :

1. % died young.

2. Elouisa Bradley^, b. New York, 1836; d. Nor-

wich, 1840.

3. Gilbert Henry', b. New York, Feb. 14, 1839; m.

(1) Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 10, 1865, Ellen Eliza-
beth Collings, dau. of Robert and Elizabeth
(Short) Collings, of Little Creek Landing, Kent
Co., Del., who was b. Dover, Del., Sept. 11, 1842,
and d. Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 1896; m. (2) Buf-
falo, N. Y., Oct. 21, 1898, Lillie Comstock Strat-
ton; d. Washington, D. C, May l6, 1906, and
bur. in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

He served in the Civil war, having enlisted
in Company H, Berdan's 3rd Regt., U. S. Sharp-
shooters, Nov. 14, 1861, and served until Nov.,
1862, when he was discharged on account of
wounds received in battle at Rappahannock Sta-
tion, Sept. 22, 1862; afterwards served as civilian
nurse; was appointed Jan., 1865, Acting Master's
Mate, U. S. Navy; promoted to Master's Mate,
U. S. Navy, and served on board of the "Connec-
ticut," "Shamokin," "Vermont" and storeship
"Onward," etc., until June, 1867, when he was
discharged with the thanks of the Navy Depart-
ment. He was a member of the Grand Array of
the Republic; and for many years clerk in the
War and Treasury Departments at Washington.

Children, horn in Philadelphia:
1. Florence Lamson*, b. Feb. 3, 1868; m. Mag-
nolia, N. J., April 29, 1887, J. Stuart Tait;
res. Philadelphia.

Children :
1. George Thompson Tait^, b. Philadelphia,
Nov. 19, 189L



Descendants of Joseph^. 165

2. James Stuart Tait^ b. Philadelphia, Feb. 26,
1894.

2. May Ludlow^ b. July 21, 1869; m. (1) William

C. Richardson, who d. July 4, 1898; m. (2)
Dec. 22, 1898, Herbert Eugene Patrick, who
was b. Biddeford, Me., March 21, 1872; res.
Boston, Mass.

Children :
1. Herbert Henry Patrick^, b. Boston, Mass.,
March 22, 1904.

3. Nellie^ b. Aug. 5, 1873; m. Camden, N. J.,

Dec. 5, 1893, La Monte Lloyd; res. Phila-
delphia.

Children, horn in Philadelphia:

1. Mary B. Lloyd^ b. Dec. 15, 1895.

2. George T. Lloyd^ b. Dec. 26, 1896.

3. Helen E. Lloyd", b. Oct. 24, 1898.

4. Florence La M. Lloyd% b. July 19, 1900.

4. Harold A. Rittenhouse*^, b. May 3, 1875; m.

Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1901, Lena Zurfluh;
res. Philadelphia, Pa.

Children:

1. Lenore Florence^ b. Aug. 6, 1902.

2. Harold Alvin^ b. March 1, 1904.

3. Robert ARTHUR^ b. Jan. 26, 1906.

4. Rollen Green^ b. Norwich, Nov. 3, 1840; d.

there in 1842.

5. Emma ELOUISE^ b. Norwich, July 9, 1842; m.

Henry Porter, of Grand Ledge, Mich. ; d. Easter

day, 1891.

6. Florence ELLA^ b. Dec. 30, 1844; m. Clinton C.

Tripp, of Chicago, 111.; d. San Francisco, Cal.,
Feb. 22, 1889, s.p.

7. Mary Antoinette^ b. June 19, 1847; m. 1876,

Charles Walker Turner, of Cambridge, Vt., now
dec'd; res. East Poultney, Vt.

8. William Bradley", b. Feb. 17, 1850; m. 1892.

Minnie Fenton; res. East Poultney, Vt.



l66 Prindle Genealogy.

9. Horace Greeley^, b. Jan. 17, 1852.
Children of Enos S. and Patty:

3. Lucy Parmalee", b. ; m. 18i5, William P.

Noyes; d. 184.6.

4. Adelia*"', b. and d. in East Poultney.

5. Henry Deming", b. 1820; d. East Poultney.

5. David^ b. March 23, 1778.

6. Philo^ b. Aug. 23, 1781; m. Anna Russell; d. Nov. 24,

1835; bur. West Sandgate, Vt.
xii. Joanna* (gr. st. "Johannah "), b. Aug. 30, 1751; m. (1)
Zachariah Brinsmade; m. (2) Richard Peet; d. Shef-
eld, Mass., April 17, 1835, ae. 84- (gr. st.) ; bur. in small
local cemetery on Brush Hill, near Sheffield, Mass.

Zachariah Brinsmade (Samuel, Zachariah, Paul, John
b. England, l6l7, came over abt. 1628-30 with his father,
William, and set. in Dorchester, Mass., entered Harvard
College, 1644, was first minister at Marlborough, Mass.,
1660 to 1701, and d. July 3, 1701) was bapt. May, 1745;
was a soldier of the Revolution, and is named, as from
Woodbury, Conn., among the I6 followers from Conn,
who were captured with Col. Ethan Allen, near Montreal,
Sept. 25, 1775; was confined in jail at Halifax, taken to
England in irons and worked on the streets of Plymouth,
still in irons ; was exchanged and died on the frigate
"Solebay" of ship fever on his return to Halifax, where
he was bur.

Richard Peet (Richard, Benjamin, Benjamin, John
b. Seven Oaks, Duffield Parish, England, in 1597, came
over in 1635 and set. in Stratford, Conn.) was b. in
Bethlem, Litchfield, Co., Conn., Feb. 14, 1745; d. Feb.
21, 1826, ae. 85 (gr. st.) ; bur. on Brush Hill, near Shef-
field, Mass.

He was a minute man from Conn, in 1776, under
Capt. Andrew Martin, and is named among the following:

"We householders of Bethlem do volunteer and en-
gage to equip ourselves for the defence of our rights,"
etc. July 18, 1776.

Children, of 1st marriage :
1. Thomas Clark Brinsmade^ b. July 9, 1769; m. March



Descendants of Joseph^. 167

17, 1798, Elizabeth Goodwin, who d. Oct. 25, 1810;
d. July 8, 1834.

Children :

1. Horatio Nelson Brinsmade®, b. Dec. 28, 1798; d.

Jan. 18, 1879; D.D.

2. Zachariah Prindle Brinsmade'% b. Nov. 9, 1800; d.

July 9, 1806.

3. Thomas Clark Brinsmade", Jr., b. June 16, 1802;

d. June 22, 1868.

4. Peter Allan BrinsmaJe'% b. April 1, 1804; m. Sept.

1830, Elizabeth Stone Goodale; d. Oct. 6, 1859.
Children:

1. Allan Abbott Brinsmade', b. Aug. 12, 1831; m.

April 5, 1873, Bella Grace Campbell.

Children :

1. Mary Elizabeth Brinsmade^.

2. Bella Margaret Brinsmade*.

3. Allan Campbell Brinsmade*.

4. Grace Brinsmade-.

2. Horatio Clark Brinsmade', d. in childhood.

5. Elizabeth Brinsmade'', b. and d. March 14, I8O6.

6. Zachariah Prindle Brinsmade^ b. April 20, 1807;

m. Louisa Nancy Taylor; d. May 2, 1884.
Childj-en:

1. Eliza M. Brinsmade", b. .

2. Allan T. Brinsmade", b. ; m. Anna Stark-

weather.

Children :

1. Isabel Louise Brinsmade*, b. ; m. Fran-

cis M. Starr; d. 1894.

2. Thomas Clark Brinsmade*, b. ; m. Lil-

lian ^L House.
Children:
1. Isabel Brinsmade", b. .

7. Elizabeth Easton Brinsmade^ b. June 26, 1809; d.

March 8, 1865.

Children of 2d marriage, born Bethlem, Conn.:
2. Zachariah Brinsmade Peet^ b. Nov. 19, 1782; m.



l68 Prindle Genealogy.

April 30, 181G, Abby Bassett, dau. of William and
Dinah (Blakeslee) Bassett, of Watertown, Conn., who
was b. Dec. 3, 1782, and d. Sheffield, Mass., April 7,
1856; farmer; deacon of First Cong. Church, Shef-
field, for many years.

William Bassett, who was a descendant of William
Bassett, 1630, served as a sergeant during the Revolu-
tionary war, having fought at Monmouth, Stony Point,
White Plains, etc., and wintered with Washington at
Valley Forge.

Children :

1. William Bassett Peet^', b. W^atertown, Conn., Dec.

22, 1820; d. Blackstone, Mass., Sept. 4, 1846, unm.

2. Mary Peet", b. New Marlboro, Mass., May 15, 1824;

m. May 13, 1852, Jonathan Cass, M.D., who was
b. Smithfield, R. I., Feb. 15, 1825, and d. New
York, Jan. 20, 1886; d. Great Barrington, Mass.,
Nov. 1, 1899. He was a surgeon in the Army, 1861-
67, and chief of medical staff, Alexandria Hospital,
etc.

Children:

1. Isabella Cass', b. March 10, 1857.

2. Katharine B. Cass', b. Dec. 24, 1858; m. 1888,

as his 2nd wife, Daniel Brewer Childs, who was
b. Syracuse, N. Y., May 5, 1843, Yale Coll. 1863,
lawyer; res. New York.
Children :

1. Sterling Cass Childs^ b. May 12, 1889.

2. Harold Winthrop Childs^ b. Oct. 20, 1891.

3. Kathryn Cass Childs^ b. June 12, 1895.

4. Isabella Cass Childs^ b. Jan. 7, 1902.

3. Edmund Curtis Peet^ M.D., b. May 6, 1784; m. May
27, 1813, Mary (or Polly) Catlin, dau. of Rev. Jacob
Catlin, D.D., of New Marlboro, Mass., who was b.
March 12, 1793, and d. Aug. 14, 1846; d. New Marl-
boro, Mass., May 6, 1828.
Children :
1. Edmund Burke Peet^ b. Jan. 4, 1815; d. Aug. 11,
1863.



Descendants of Joseph'. 16'9

2. Maria Meigs Peet^ b. March 1, 1817; m. June 19.

1839, Samuel M. Norton, who d. Oct. 22, 1874; d.
Sept. 26, 1897.
CMldren :

1. Edmund Peet Norton", b. June 14, 1840; d. Feb.

19, 1868.

2. Elizabeth Brinsmade Norton', b. May Q, 1844.

3. Catharine Peet^ b. Aug. 8, 1819; m. Nov. 30, 1843,

Edward W. B. Canning, historian and writer, who
d. Stockbridge, Mass., Aug. 11, 1890; d. Stock-
bridge, Mass., Oct. 21, 1894.
Children :

1. William Pitt Canning^ b. Sept. 17, 1844; m. Feb.

8, 1870, Ella Churchill.

2. Clarence Canning", b. Feb. 17, 1848; d. March 5,

1848.

3. Agnes Canning", b. Feb. 13, 1851.

4. Arthur Canning" (twin), b. June 6, 1853; d. Aug.

26, 1854.

5. Almira Canning" (twin), b. June 6, 1853; m.

June 12, 1883, Frank Waller, architect; d. June
12, 1893.

4. Elizabeth Peet", b. Aug. 13, 1821; d. Sept. 13, 1838.

Sarah Maria Peet% b. March 26, 1787; m. Rev. Benja-
min Clark Meigs, who was b. Conn., Aug. 9, 1789,
and d. New York, May 12, 1862; d. Dec. 23, 1863.
They removed abt. 1815 to Ceylon, India, where he
served over 40 years as missionary of the Gospel.

Children :

1. Harriet Benedict Meigs'% b. Nov. 28, 1816; d. Aug.

22, 1831.

2. Sarah Maria Meigs^ b. Jan. 6, 1817; d. March 6,

1822.

3. Eliza Brinsmade Meigs^ b. Sept. 8, 1819; d. Nov.

19, 1889.

4. Jane T. Meigs'', b. June 3, 1821.

5. Caroline Meigs^ b. July 22, 1822; d. Dec. 22, 1877.

6. Sarah Maria Meigs" 2nd, b. Feb. 18, 1824; d. March,

24, 1888.



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7. Benjamin Clark Meigs^ Jr., b. May 13, 1826; d.

Nov. 10, 1896.

8. Samuel H. P. Meigs^ b. Aug. 10, 1828; m. Margaret

Allen Engle, who d. March 25, 1896; d. March 25,
1895.

9. Charles Boyce Meigs^ b. Dec. 17, 1829; d. Sept. 3,

1892.
10. Charlotte Meigs^ and 11. Sophia Meigs*^ (twins),
b. and d. Aug. 2, 1831.
5. Harvey Prindle Peet^ LL.D., Ph.D., b. Nov. 19,
1795; m. (1) Margaret Maria Lewis, dau. of Rev.
Isaac Lewis, D.D., Yale Coll., 1822, who was b. Aug.
3, 1799, and d. Sept. 23, 1832; m. (2) Sarah Ann
Smith, who was b. Feb. 20, 1794, and d. Dec. 30, 1863;
d. New York, Jan. 1, 1873. He was a prominent
educator and author. President for many years of the
New York Institute for Deaf and Dumb, and devoted
his life to the education of deaf mutes. (See Apple-
ton's Encyclopedia of American Biography for account
of him and his three sons.

Children, born Hartford, Conn.:
1. Isaac Lewis Peet^ LL.D., b. Dec. 4, 1824; m. Mary
Toles, who d. March 5, 1901; d. Dec. 27, 1898;
Yale Coll., 1845; Union Theological Seminary,
1849; author; principal N. Y. Inst, for Deaf and
Dumb, etc.; d. Dec. 27, 1898.
Children:

1. Harry P. Peet', b. Oct. l6, 1857; d. Dec. 20, 1862.

2. Walter B. Peet", M.D., b. March 24, 1861; m.



3. George H. Peet', b. Sept. l6, 1867.

4. Elizabeth Peet', b. March 26, 1874.

2. Edward Peet'\ Prof., b. May 28, 1826; m. 1853,

Huldah Ensign, of Sheffield, Mass., d. New York,
Jan. 27, 1862; Univ. City of New York, 1847.
Children :
1. Theodore Peet", b. Feb. 20, 1856; Yale Coll., 1877.

3. Catharine E. Peet^ d. Hartford, Conn., Aug. 28,

1829, ae. 19 mos.



Descendants of Joseph'^. 171

4. Dudley Peet'% M.D., b. July 9, 1830; m. Jan., 1857,
Caroline Wheeler Hubbell; d. New York, April 18,
1862, s.p.; Yale Coll., 1852; Coll. of Physicians and
Surgeons, 1856; Prof. N. Y. Inst. Deaf and Dumb;
author, etc.
William C. Peet% b. Oct. 4, 1797; m. Eliza Elvira
Clark, dau. of Timothy and Nabby Clark, of Bethlem,
Conn., who was b. Aug. 13, 1800, and d. March 18,
1855; d. Aug. 23, 1854.
Children:

1. Richard Peet", b. Bethlem, Conn., June 3, 1820; m.

(1) Olive Webster, who was b. 1820, d. 1853; m.

(2) Nancy W. Alkire, who was b. 1828; d. in Mo.,
1871.

Children:

1. Franklin W. Peet', b. 1848.

2. Edward C. Peet', b. 1852.

2. Abigail Frisbee Peet", b. Bethlem, Conn., June 4,

1822; m. Jan. 29, 1845, Ephraim C. Brett, who
was b. 1811; d. in Ohio, 1893.

3. Olive Dudley Peet% b. Sheffield, Mass., May 18,

1826; m. (1) June 7, 1842, Asa Moore, who
was b. 1819, d. 1869; m. (2) April 11, 1874, Daniel
W. Hare; d. Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 22, 1896.
Children:

1. George E. Moore', b. June 14, 1843; d. Sept. 6,

1882.

2. Luther H. Moore^ b. May 23, 1845; d. July 8,

1864, unm.

3. Ellen P. Moored b. Jan. 14, 1847; m. Syracuse,

N. Y., Oct. 1, 1873, James A. Allis, who was
a major in the Civil war.
Children:

1. William Moore Allis^ b. Oct. 24, 1874; d. May

1, 1875.

2. Olive Diantha AlHs', b. March 8, 1876.

3. Mable Moore Allis% b. April 7, 1879-

4. Ida Louise Allis«, b. Feb. 16, 1885.

4. William A. Moore", b. Nov. 7, 1854; m. Oct. 8,


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