(A-24) HANDY/DOUGLASS - Mary HANDY, “Mother”, d. of lung fever 15
April 1846, ae. 62, and is bur. in the Plain Burying Ground, Taunton, Mass., in
lot with Nancy (HANDY) DOUGLASS. Thus Nancy’s par. are almost certainly John
HANDY & Mary REDDING as per query #26; (Taunton VRs, 2:219, 3:96).
George DOUGLASS d. Taunton 21 March 1894; the dau. Nancy DOUGLASS d. unm.
Wallingford, Conn.. 13 May 1912. George DOUGLASS, Jr. still res. Taunton (1865
census). So far I have been unable to find bur. place of George, Sr. (my
gr.-grandfather); Freetown VRs give Lakeville. Ruth C. Douglass, 1185
Farmington Ave., West Hartford, CT 06107
(A-57) SEELEY - Abner SEELEY, b. New Milford, Conn., 31 May 1768, was
the son of Abner6 SEELEY (b. New Milford 17 Feb. 1739/40, m. there 22
Mar. 1759) & Hannah (THAYER) SEELYE Abner’s line is Joseph5 &
Thankful (BARTLETT) WELLER, John4 & Martha ___, Benjamin3
& Deborah STURGES, Nathaniel2 & Mary TURNEY,
Robert1 & Mary (___) MASON. See Samuel Orcutt, History of the
Towns of New Milford and Bridgewater, Conn. (1882), p. 763, and Seeley
Genealogical Society, Descendants of Robert Seeley, vol. 1 (1977), pp.
1-6, 8, 13-14, 26-27. Mitchell J. Hunt. 502 Church St., Willow Grove, PA
(A-107) TOPLIFF - Morris TOPLIFF’s line is Luther6 TOPLIFF
& Sarah LEONARD, Luther5 & Charlotte EATON. Calvin4
& Jerusha BICKNELL Samuel3 & Hannah TRESCOTT,
Samuel2 & Patience SOMES, Clement1 & Sarah ___.
See Mike Topliff, Topliff Family History (1977, rev. 1980, 1985); E.S. Bolton,
Clement Topliff & His Descendants (1906); T.W. Bicknell, The
Bicknell Family (1913). Donna Topliff Sterling, 454 South Woodward Blvd.,
Pasadena, CA 91107-5715
(A-112) HUNSTABLE/PARKMAN/LIVINGSTON - Thomas, Samuel Livingston &
Francis HUNSTABLE were brothers. Samuel took the name LIVINGSTON to honor a man
who saved his life, but was no relation. This info, obtained from the 1809 bible
of Samuel Livingston HUNSTABLE & w. Hannah PARKMAN in possession of desc.
John A. HUNSTABLE of Texas. Sherry S. Marshall, 2605 Soapstone Dr., Reston,
(A-114) HUNT/GLASS/STETSON/PARTRIDGE - Asa HUNT m. Duxbury, Mass., 2
Dec. 1736 Sarah PARTRIDGE (Duxbury VRs, 267); their son Ziba was b. Plymouth 11
Jan. 1745/6 (Mayflower Descendant 12:224). Donald Hunt Glass,
425 Broadway, Apt. 21, Somerville, MA 02145