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DESCENDANTS



OF



RICHARD HAYES,



OF



LYME, CONNECTICUT,

THROUGH HIS SON,

TITUS HAYES.



BY

HARRIET MORSE WEEKS

OF

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS.

Edited by

ROLLIN HILLYER COOKE,

Pittsfield, Mass.



1904,

Press of The Eagle Publishing Co.

pittsfield, mass.






Edition Strictly Limited.

Gift

Author
(Person)

Ifc Ja'05



FIRST GEXERATIOX.

1. RICHARD HAYES, and Patience Mack
were married in Lynie, Connecticut, April 24. 1735. She was
h. Lyme, April 3, 1714, daughter of John and Love (Benet)
Mack. After the death of Mr. Hayes his widow married
ag-ain, she bemg then a woman far advanced in years,

Richard Hayes served in the French and Indian war, 1756
1763, having enlisted March 27, and being discharged Oct. 16,
1758, according to Rev. C. W. Hayes. He was Ensign of the
3rd Co.. or trainband, in the, town of Lyme, Oct., 1750, and
First-Lieut, of nth Co. 3rd reg. of Conn., March, 1758, ac-
cording to Conn. Col. records.

Children, b. Lyme, Conn :

2. Silas, b. Feb. 15, 1736, d. Oct. 6, 1807.

3. Seth, b. Dec. 26, 1737, married and lived in Hartland,

Conn. ,
-f 4. Richard, b. June 30, 1740, m. Phebe — .

5. John. i). May 2=,, 1742.

6. Catharine, b. Xcv. 7. 1744.

-f 7. Titus, b. Feb. 5, 1746, m. Deborah Beckwith.

8. Philemon, b. Feb. 26, 1748.

9. Joseph, b. ^lay 15, 175 1.

SECOND GEXERATIOX.

4. RICHARD HAYES, b. Lyme, Conn., June
50. 1740, d. Hoosick, X. Y. 1805, m. Phebe , who



J Serofii/ (jt)ieratio)i.

':. .1 !^-! I Ic rciiK-vi'd frdiii Lyme, Conn, to Hoosick, N. Y.
Cliil<lren t>. Lvnio. Conn :



lo. Patiincf. m.



I I. l\stlu'", tl. nninarried.

!_'. Sctli. ni. and had one son.

i,V -\nsel. ni. hut had no children.

14. Richard, ni. and liad children. Lived in western Xew

VorU.

15. Samuel, m. and had children.

i(). IMiche, h. Fel). 13. 1779. ni. Hoosick, X.Y., 1880,
Solomon Gale.
Note, .\hove is on the authority of Mrs. :\Iarie W. G.
Cooke, of St. Stephen's rectory, Schuylerville. X. Y., a grand-
ilaughter of Solomon and Phebe (Hayes) Gale, Xo. 16.

7. TITUS IIA^'I'.S, 1). Lyme, Conn., Feb. 5,
1746, d. X'ernon. Ohio, June 20, iSi i, m. Lyme, Conn.. Jnne 7,
1770. by Rev. George T'cckwith. Deborah Beckwith, b. 1751,

d X'ernon. ( 'hio. Jan. 14. 1819. daughter of — and

(Harvey) Ik-ckwitli.

He was buried in the cemetery at the center of the township
of Hartford, Ohio. He removed with his family from Lyme
to Hariland, Conn.. in 1777- He was de-

scribed by a grand daughter as a small man,
with l)right, black eyes. He was a Revolutionary soldier,
enlisting .May 26. 1777, for three years, in Cai)t. Theodore
\\'o«jdbridge's Co.. 7t!i reg.. Conn. line, under Col. lleman
Swift, and .vas discharged ( )ct. i, 1778, in lieu of Samuel
IJenjamin. who was living in Granby. Conn, in 1840. as a V . S.
p<-nsi<iner. at age of 83.

Titu> Hascs wintered with Washington at X'alley Forge.
Thr following anecdote deserves repeating, in this connec-
tion: ".\ trriain Oiiaker, while walking along a creek near
\'allcy I'org*'. hearing a voice from a dense thicket, pushed
his way through, and found W'ashinginn upon his knees. His
lace was uplifted and ^nffused with tears.



Seco7id Gefieratio7i. j

At lliis linu' llu- Continental canse was at the last extrem*
:ty. 'riic in>()])s were l)arefoote(l and lume^rv, the treasury
depleted and all hearts sick with ]u)])e deferred. The Com-
mander-in-C'hief was makinj;" a desperate plea to God for the
trinin|di of rii,"-]]! and freedom."

As sliDwinj;- the straits to which the families of soldiers
were reduced, the wife of Mr. Hayes was oblis^ed to sew rags
•on her children's feet to keep them warm while tlieir father
was ser\'in_s;- in the war. This was told to one of her great
s^Tandchildrcn, now living, by her grandmother, a daughter
of Mrs. Hayes. Some action has l)ccn taken in relation to
\'alley Forge as the following will show:

Through the efforts of the patriotic societies a bill has been
introduced in Congress providing for an appro])riation of
$200,000 for the purchase and preservation of \ alley Forge,
where Washington and his army encamped in those uncer-
tain and terrible days which preceded the victories that led to
American independence. Fortunately this section has not yet
i;een despoiled by the changes of modern life. It is a beauti-
iul piece of country with glorious hills, spendid forests, and
all those variations of topography and forests which will
make a jierfcct pleasuring ground for the people. In addition
the historic points are well preserved, and many of the de-
fenses constructed by Washington's heroes still remain. The
.'calous students of history often spend days traversing the
country, following the footsteps of the patriots.

It is held — and rightly so — that X'alley Forge was a crucial
point of the fight for freedom ; that it led to the battles of
Trenton and Princeton which changed the ill fortunes of the
\var. and that today it is one of the sacred spots of American
territory. The new park will consist of about a thousand
acres, and the ultimate success of the efforts of the patriotic
societies seems to be certain.

Children, h. Hartland, Conn., except first three:

-f- 17. Richard, b. Lyme, Conn., .\pril 26, 1771. m. Mary
Lane.



^ Third Generation.

iS \l)ieail, b. Lvme. Conn.. Jan. 12, 1773. ^^- Hartland,
Conn.. Xov.. 1788. A short time before she
died she put her ring in the baby's hand
and said, "call her Abigail."

^ ly. Thus. b. l,vmo. Conn., Feb. 26, 1776, m. Phebe
Cooley.

i- 20. Linus, b. Dec, 1781, ni. Jerusha Bushneh, m. 2nd,
.Vljiah L,ester.

+ 21. Deborah, b. Aug. 13. 1782, m. Samuel Jones.

+ 22. Statira. b. Sept. 23. 1784, m- Noah Merrick.

4- 23. Abigail, b. ^lay 2. 1788, m. Arnold Oatman.

-f 24. Lester, b. Sept. 20. 1790, m. Alatilda Bushnell.



THIRD GENERATION.

17. RICHARD HAYES, b. Lyme, Conn.,
•^pril ^r, 1771, d. I'.nrg Hill, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1837. m. Hartland,
Conn.. Xov. i, 1792, ^lary Lane, b. Oct. 19, 1772, cl. Burg
Hill, Ohio, Aug. 3. 1840. .laughter of Enos and Mary Lane.

In 1804, ten families left Hartland. Conn, at the same time.
The occasion of the departure from Connecticut was consid-
ered of so much importance that a meeting was held and ri
farewell sermon preached, and the general leavetaking took
place, as their old friends and neighbors bade adieu to their
late homes and started on their journey of six hundred mdes
for the state of their choice. They concluded to forego the
comforts of civilization and endure the fatigues of a six-
weeks' trip to New Connecticut, as it was then called, to
built up homes in a wilderness, not only for themselves, but
lor coming generations. Colour! Richard Hayes and his
familv were one of the ten families who made this journev.

P.urg Hill was formeilv the residence of Richard Hayes,
and his three sons; Selh. Alvin and Richard.

There arc- three cemeteries in the township of Hartford.
tile one at the cmtc-r being the oldest. The burying ground
at I'.urg Mill has been tlie burial place of the jMoneer families.



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of the Havcses. The first grave was that of Eliza Hayes,
J.ansrhter of Col. Richard Haves.

Above from History of Trtimbull County.

The followinsf extract is from Western Reserve and Xortli-
ern Ohio Historical Pamphlets, found in the Library in the
War Department at Washington, D. C.

"Col. Richard Hayes to the commanding officer at Fort
Wayne or Urbana, Sept. 7, 181 2. Sent by Lieut. Pomeroy
and his party of scouts. Camp at Pipe Creek, Sept. 7, 1812.
To the commanding officer at Fort W^ayne or Urbana.

Sir : — We are encamped at this place and at Huron with
four hundred militia of Ohio. The inhabitants are in a state
of consternation at this place. ]\Iost part have "fled at news
of our Northwestern Army surrounding. We should esteem
It a great favor to receive some information from you by the
bearer of this, so far as would not be detrimental, if it should
be taken from the bearer l)y the Indians. Lieut. Pomeroy
commands the scouting party sent out.

Accept mv respects,

RICHARD HAYES,
Lieut. Col. Command't 3d Brigade, 4th
Division, (Jhio ^lilitia at this place."

Mrs. Lucy C. Rockwood writes : — I send a newspaper
clipping from a series of articles on the early days of the
Western Reserve, written by my cousin. Dr. Jackson' Trues-
dale, of Canfield.Ohio, in which is a description of the person-
al appearance of my grandfather. Colonel Richard Hayes
In my youthful days I knew some of the men whose names
we have had occasion to use in our late communications. In
speaking of these long, long ago men, it seems as if T was
speaking from an open grave, so near am I there myself.
Col. Richard Hayes was a prominent figure in Gen. Wads"
worth's campaign and it was from his regiment the vokmteers
of whom we have spoken were obtained.

When a boy I frequently saw him at the home of his
daughter, Eliza, wife of Dr. Joseph Truesdale of Poland.
After the war, he engaged largely in business at Burg Hill



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in Trumbull county. In his frequent visits to and from the
cast, he would stop over a stage to visit liis daughter. I re-
member his a])pearancc distinctly, a stout, compactly built
man. slightlv corpulent, neatly dressed, a courteous, affable,
eFderly gentleman, with healthy countenance and a well cov-
ered head of clean white hair."

Children :

-+- 25. Seth. 1). Uartland. Conn. March 9, 1794. m. Sarah
Bartlett Woodrufif. m. 2nd, ^^largaret \'er-
non. m. 3rd. Martha W. Sterritt.
• + 26. Alvin. 1). Hartland, Conn., Xov. 2j, 1795, m. Eliza C.

Stephens.

4- 27. Clarissa, b. Hartland, Conn.. Aug. 22. 1797. m. David
Brackin.

+ 2?s. Polly, b. Hartland, Conn.. Jan. 10. 1800. m. Rev.
Henry Brainard. Jr.. ni. 2nd. Rev. David
Lyman Coe, m. 3rd. ( ). K. Hawley, M. D.

-f 29. Sally, b. Hartland, Conn., Xov. 22, iSoi, m. Samuel
McClurg.

-f 30. Melissa, b. Hartland, Conn., Xov. 13, 1803, m. Giles
Miller Aken.

-f 31. Abigail, b. Hartford, Ohio, Jan. 8. 1806. m. Benja-
min Carpenter.

-f T,2. Richard, b. Hartford, Ohio. Xov. 14, 1808, m. Lor-
inda luiieline Borden.
2i2,. Mliza. b. Hartford. Ohio, Sept.. 181 1, d. Aug. 14. 1814

+ 34. Kliza. b. " " Feb. 27, 181 5, m. Joseph

Truesdale, M. D.

4- 35. Maria, b. Hartford. Ohio, Dec. 13. 1817, ni. Joseph
Flagg Whitmorc, m. 2nd. Benjamin Car-
penter.

\\). TITLS HAYES, b. Lyme, Conn., Feb. 26,
iJJ^K <1. Wayne. » )hit). l'>b. 8, 1832, m. Canandaigua, XT.
Y.. Dec. 25. 1800. i'hebc Cooley, b. Granville, Mass., Feb. 26,
1782. d. Wayne. Ohio. May 5. 1865, daughter of John and
I'hebe ( I'rattj Cooley.



Third Generation. g

Tn ilic niontli of June, 1798. Titus Hayes, then a yoiui"^ man
<it unusual enert;y. left Hartland, Conn., with the intention
of joining' a com])an\' of surveyors, to be employed on the
Western Reserve during that season. He came by way of
Canandaigua, X. \'., with no other companion than a faithful
dog, and with his gun, a loaf of bread and some salt in his
knapsack, he left Erie, Pa. At a place called Livingston,
Crawford Co. Pa., he passed the last cabin, and trusting to
his pocket compass he bore south-westerly and entered the
state of Ohio near the south-east corner of Richmond, pass-
ing through the territory now called Andovcr : he enterefi
the township of Wayne, near the north-east corner ; he swam
the Pymatuning creek, near the corner of lot twenty-eight,
on which Samuel Jones, Sr., his brother-in-law, afterw'ard
resided. He often said that he then admired the beautiful
lands in the neig"hborhood where he stibsequently settled,
and that he then formed the determination to purchase and
cultivate a nortion of them.

It is an interesting fact, that he must have passed near, if
not over, the grounds now appropriated to the cemetery
where his body w'as buried nearly forty years afterwards. His
was the first visit of civilized man to the interior of the town-
ship of Wayne. In 179Q the township was surveyed into lots
of half a mile square, each containing one htmdred and sixty
acres.

In the spring of 1805. Titus Hayes and Elisha Giddings
removed from Canandaigua, N. Y., with their families, on
sleds drawn by oxen. They reached Hartford, Ohio, in
March. Here they remained during the season, engaged in
raising corn and getting a stock of provisions for the next
season, intending to settle in Wayne the following autumn.
Accordingly on the eighth of October, with their families,
they removed to Wayne, and took u]) their residence in a
cabin erected on lot 33. which Titus Hayes had purchased
of Oliver Phelps. Titus Hayes lived to see his town settled
with a numerous population, himself respected and honored



lo Third iicneration.

with iniponam trusts. I Ir dird in the iiiidst of apparent use-
fulness.

From History of Wayne.

Titus Haves gave the griauid for three cemeteries, namely
Wavne center, Creek road, and Hayes road cemeteries. He
is buried in the Hayes road cemetery. He was a member of
the first Uoard of Commissioners of Ashtabula Co. in 1811.
He was appointed judge of the County in 1825, by the Gover-
nor of Ohio. He was als<» justice. He ran a woolen factory
and turning lathe. He was a meml)er of the ls\. E. church,
a steward and exhorter. Cousin Ellen writes: "I remember
verv well hearing Abel Krum relate at our semi-centennial
his arrival in Cherry \allcy one Sabbath evening when he
passed Judge Hayes, who had l)een tip north to preach. He
was on his wav home and was in his shirt sleeves and bare-
foot."

Titus Hayes served in the Ohio ^Militia in the war of 1812.
We copy the following from History of ^iahoning \'alley.

"The mails entirely failing between Fort Stevenson and
Fort Meigs. Col. Stevenson called for volunteers to carrv the
mail through the IMack Swamp to Fort Meigs. Titus Hayes,
Dr. Coleman of Ashtabula, and Capt. Burnhatu of Kinsman,
offered their services. Hoises were provided with the neces-
sary equipments. The first night they camped on the Por-
tage river.- .After making their camp and Vesting for the
night, they were aroused early in the morning by distant
firing of gun>, and as they thought, an occasional Indian
whoo]), they ])ursue(l their course, hearing the distant boom-
ing of canuDU more and more distinctly as they drew near
tlic fort, and now and then the low whoo]i of the savages.
Cautiously making their way thr<nigh the deep waters of the
swainj) that lay across their jiath and across the streams,
after much toil and fatigue, they came to a halt at the foot
of a large birch tree, and :na(le prei)aratiou to spend the
night there. 'Vhv indications from the direction in which
their course lav wvw an\thin"- but pleasant. The firing of



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cannon and small arms, and the hideous yells of the Indians
were louder and louder, and more fre(|uent. They, however,
remained in the position they had chosen, through the night,
without much sleep, and waited the result of the day. , Alorn-
ing- came and arrangemenrs were made for a reconnoissance.
Their proximity to the fort made it evident that something
unusual was in progress. Hayes was detached to go forward,
reconnoiter, and return within an hour to report discoveries.

Hayes, soon after leaving them near the birch tree, en-
countered the Indians, that were evidently numerous and
vigilant in the vicinity of Fort INIeigs. Shifting his course,
he soon came across another company, which he managed
to avoid, and deeming it a hopeless effort to again communi-
cate with Dr. Coleman and Capt. Burnham, struck straight
for Fort Stevenson, which he reached in two days, reporting
that probably Capt. Burnham and Dr. Coleman had been
discovered and massacred bv the Indians.

After four days without any thing to eat, and under ex-
treme fatigue and excitement, Dr. Coleman and Capt. Burn-
ham reached Fort Stevenson, where chocolate was immed-
iately prepared for them, which they drank and were soon
prepared for more substantial nourishment.

Soon after their return dispatches were received that dis-
closed the cause of their danger. Proctor, with a force of
some two thousand regulars, had advanced to a point on the
west side of Maumee river, opposite to Fort Meigs, and com-
menced bombarding- the lort. The hostile Indians were let
loose upon the surrounding country, to aid, by means of
plunder, burning and massacre, in subduing the fort and
prosecuting the war. After a considerable time spent in
fruitless efforts to take the fort, an armistice was agreed upon
for twenty days. Soon after, dispatches were received bring-
ing the cheering inteligence of the success of the army in
the east, in the vicinitv of Lake Ontario, also of the takincr
of York in Canada. These were at once forwarded by Capt.
Burnham. their postmaster at Fort Stevenson, to Gen. Harri-
son, inspiring, his forces, and depressing the ardor of Proctor



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and his Ix'siotiini;- arniy so thai not long at'ter the siege was
raised.

The following letter from Capt. Burnham to Gen. Simon
Perkins, discoveretl after t'ne above was written, will serve to
correct the foregoing.

Lower vSandusky. May 6. 1813.
Dear Sir :

( )n the morning of the 29th, nil., having business
from this to Cam]) Meigs, set out for that place in company
with Titus Hayes and Dr. Coleman. We did not cross the
Portage river until the 30th. in the morning. At about 10
o'clock we heard a lieavy cannonading in the direction of the
Cam]). We proceeded until within 80 or 100 rods of the fort,
and lay to, there being a very frequent discharge of small
arms, which we judged were tired by sentries in the fort. We
returned, as was su])posed, one and a halt miles, and lay until
morning when we moved some further back, and hid our
horses in the swamp, not as yet having gained what we
wished; namely, if ])()ssible to know more partictdarl}" the
strength of the enemy — to effect which, ^Ir. Hayes agreed
to advance, and if possible reach the fort. He left us in tlT^
swamp at sunrise, and ])roceeded to spy out more particidarly
the situation of the enemy. He advanced to wdthin a half
mile of the fort, and tinding hiiuself nearly surrounded, made
his csca])e, but was not able to reach the place wdiere we lay."

Children :

— }^(\. Leroy, b. Cauandaigua. X. ^'., Sept. 11, 1801. m.

Zeviah liarljer.
-f- 37. Charlotte, b. Cauandaigua, X. V.. Xov. 4, 1804, m.

( )sman Phelps Morse, m. 2nd. Jereiuiah

Weeks.

3X. Richard. I). Wayne, ( )hio, Jan. 4. 1808, m. Elizabeth
r>arber.

4- .^9- Phebe. b. Wayne, Ohio, July 13, 1821. m. William
Leach.



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20. LINUS HAYES, b. Hartland, Conn., Dec.
1781, d. TIaycsvillc, C^hio, Jimc 29, 1834, m. Sept. 1 1, 1805,
Jerusha IJushncll. who died ( )ct. 26, 1810. She was daughter
of Thomas TUishnell. He ni. 2nd, Aug. 17, 1812, Abiah Les-
ter, b. Feb. 26. 1787, (1. Hayesville, Ohio, Dec. 17, 1869,
daughter of Daniel Lester.

Abiah Lester was a descendant of a Mayflower passenger,
and also of a younger son of the Earl of Leicester, and was
a grand niece of Daniel Webster.

?^fr. Hayes enlisted in the Ohio Militia in the war of 1812,
but was taken ill and was sent home.

Children, b. Hayesville, Ohio :

-\- 40. Jerusha lUishncll, b. May 21, 1813, m. Daniel Eckley
M. D.
L-j- 41. George Lester, b. Oct. 31, 1814, m. Xancy Stafford.

-f 42. Sarah K., b. Sept. 30, 1816, m. \\\ W. Scott.
U-f- 43. Titus, b. July IT, 1818, m. Mar}- Thomas.

44. Rufus, b. June 2, 1820, d. Sept. 22, 1836.

45. Twin ])rother .b. June 2, 1820, d. June zj , 1820.

46. Anna Alaria, b. Sept. 28, 1822, d. Xov. 20, 1899.

47. Russell T.. b. Sept. ij, 1824, m. Jennie Vineyard.
A- 48. James R., b. Oct. 10, 1826, m. ^^largaretta Cowan.

49. John E., (twin) b. Oct. 10, 1826, d Aug. 14, 1836.

21. DEBORAH HAYES, b. Hartland, Conn.,
Aug. 13, 1782, d. Wayne, Ohio, Sept. i, 1863, m. May 11,
1803, Samuel Jones, of Hartland, Conn., b. June 29, 1781, d.
Wayne, Ohio, May 16, 1880. I'oth are buried in the Haye.s
road cemetery. Both Mr. and ]\Irs. Jones were school
teachers.

With five small children, between the ages of one and seven
s-ears, they left Old Connecticut for the Xew on Sept. 10,
181 1. On their arrival at the place now known as Kelloggs-
ville,they were met by Mrs. Jones's brother Titus, with a team
of oxen. They pursued their way through the forest, a rude
road having been cut, part of it being but little more than



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a blazed tree path, over l)i-ush. across logs, fording streams,
and what was worse, getting throngh the mud, ]Mr. Hayes
carrvinc the second son, Flavel. a bov of five vears, across
a stream by taking hold of his coat collar with his teeth.
Tliev arrived at the close of the second day at the house of
Mr. Zadoc Steele, in Andover. Near the close of the third
('ay the\- arrived in sight of Mr. Hayes's cabin, accomplishing
the journey from Kelloggsville to Wayne, a distance of a
little over 20 miles, in three days.

\'ery few men have lived a long life more respected as
influential citizens than "'rncle Sam" as he was familiarly
called. He was no aspirant for of^ce or places of distinction,
yet in matters of i)ublic improvement and the promotion of
the common interests of the community, and in the adjust-
nient of dififerences where interests came in conflict, the
judgment of no man was more readily accepted and ap-
proved than his.

Cousin Kllen adds :'*The American College and Educational
Society for the purpose of aiding indigent but pious young
men in their preparation for the ministry, was organized in
1 81 5. When the call came from this society for help, about
the year 26 or 27. my grandmother, not having any money,
cheerfully gave her dead mother's gold beads, the only article
of jewelry or ornament tliat she possessed. Her neighbors
and friends thought it sacrilege, if not positively wicked for
her to do so.

On Monday and Tuesday, May 26 and 2^, 1891, the society
held a convention in Plymouth church at Cleveland, Ohio,
which I attended. The results that have been attained by the
society were a new revelation to me, they were so large,
and it seemed so wonderful that 8,000 young men had been
aided in the i^rcparation for the gospel ministry by this
society. And when I remembered that in the early days of
the society my grandmother gave her gold beads to help
young men in their education, I felt as if she left me, in so
doing, a far more jircciotis legacy than any heir-loom could
possibly have been, and it seemed to me that the good ac-



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complishcd 1)\- this society was a pari of ni\' inheritance. There
came to me, in thinking of the amount of good that may
have resulted fr<^m the small gift of long ago, a faint view
of which was almost overwhehuing, and I bless and praise
r,()d that 1 have an interest and am a sharer in this glorious
work.""

Children :

-j- 50. Linus Hayes (Jones). b.Barkhamsted, Conn., Feb. 5,
1805, m. Mary P. Phelps, m. 2nd, Eliza
Seager, m. 3rd, ^Irs. Lucy Ackley (Brain-
ard} Rowe.

-L 51. Flavel (Jones), b. Barkhamsted, Conn.. Feb. 16, 1806,
tu. (Jrrilla Hart.

-i- 52. Statira (Jones), b. ]^<arkhamsted. Conn., May 25,

1807, m. Lovel Elon I'arker.

-p 53. Almira (Joucj), b. Barkhamsted, Conn., Sept. 27,

1808, m. Plorace F. Giddings.

-}- 54- Anson (Jones'), Id. Hartland, Conn., March 31, 1810,

m. Fanny Barber, m. 2nd, Margaret Jane

Beatty.
-f 55. Emilv (Jones), b. Wayne, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1817, m. Dr.

Thomas E. Best.
+ 56. Samuel (Jones), b. Wayne. Ohio. Dec. 6, 1822, m.

Samantha L. Fobes, m. 2nd. Sophronia

Beckwith.

22 STATIRA HAYES, b. Hartland, Conn.,
Sept. 23. 1784, d. Delaware, Ohio, Sept. 9, 1849, "^- Jan. 8,
1805, Noah Merrick, of Wilbraham, Mass.

Children .

-I- 57. Abigail (Merrick), b. Wilbraham, Mass., Dec. 10,

1805, m. Paoli Lathrop.
+ 58. Roderick (^lerrick), b.Wilmington,Vt., Jan. 16, 1808,

m. Emily Bliss,
-f- 59. Frederick (Merrick), b. Wilbraham, JMass., Jan. 29,

1810, m. Sarah Griswold.



J 6 Third Generation.

-r <'0. Fanny (Merrick), b. Wilbrahani, :\Iass., Sept. 29
1 81 2, ni. Epliraim Perkins.
01. George Hayes (Merrick) b. Wilbraham, ^^lass., Julv
21, 1821. (1. Jan. 9, 1841. He was a gradu-
ate of .Vmherst College, 1840.
+ 6?. Helen M. (Merrick), b. Wilbraham, :\Iass., Feb. 7,
1824.
62'= Edward D. (Merrick) b. Wilbraham, ^lass., Aug. 12,


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