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  • Answers - Nexus Vol. VII No. 2


    Published Date : April - May 1990

    (A-Register 135[1981]:252)  VAN HORNE/MILBY – Priscilla (MILBY) VAN HORNE, w. of Gregory P. VAN HORNE, was the dau. of William & Sarah MILBY of Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Acc. to Terrence Punch, Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers. 1813-1822 (1978), Gregory VAN HORNE m. 16 Sept. 1819 Priscilla, fourth dau. of Capt. William MILBY.  William’s will (Shelbume N S 1803; proved 1810), mentioned ch. William, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Sarah, Isabella, Mary, Priscilla, and Ann.  William MILBY was a Loyalist, originally from Sussex Co., Del.

    Matthew Elwood Clark, 14 Woodlawn Ave., Kittery, ME 03904

    (A-469) BOONE/WILCOXSON/GREER - According to Sarah Ridge Rockenfield Our Boone Families, Daniel Boone’s Kinfolks, n.d.?, p. 357, Nancy6 WILCOXSON, b. Pa., prob. Berks Co., 17 Mar. 1745. was dau. of Sarah5 BOONE (Squire4, George3-2-1), Nancy d. Wilkes Co., N.C.. 30 Oct. 1790; m. Benjamin GREER, b. Albemarle Co., Va., 9 Feb. 174.6-50; d. Green Co., Ky.. 23 Oct. 1816. I am a descendant of Squire4.

    Phyllis Randall, 13511 Ramona Dr.. Whittier, CA 90602

    (A-504)  HILDRETH/ELLENWOOD - Elizabeth (ELLENWOOD) HILDRETH is bur. in the old cem. behind the town hall, Amherst, N.H.  The HILDRETH ancestry appears in the genealogical section of D. F. Secomb, History of the Town of Amherst (1883).  Elizabeth does appear in the ELLENWOOD section of this story, but a misc. Samuel ELLENWOOD m. Lucy HILDRETH of Litchfield, 26 October 1780: on p. 847, however, among “Marriages in Amherst... Copied Principally from the Town Records: Lucy HILDRETH is called “of Jaffrey.”  This Lucy HILDRETH might be Ephraim’s niece.

    Charles L. Bacon, Peabody Mill, 66 Brook Rd., Amherst, Nil 03031


    (A-512) KITCHEREL - For descendants of Samuel KITCHEREL, see Register 35(1881):74-82; 85(1931):44 ,49-50; 123(1969): 137-38; Newman Hall “Notes on  the Ancestry of Lucy. wife of Isaac GIBBS” (typescript, Oct. 1969); and my Gibbses of Granville, New York, passim.

    Charles L. Bacon, Peabody Mill, 66 Brook Rd., Amherst, NH 03031

    (A 518) LEWIS - Sarah LEWIS. b. 25 Aug. 1746. was dau. of Antipas & Martha (BEARSE) LEWIS. granddau. of Jabez & Experience (HAMBLIN) LEWIS, great-granddau. of George, Jr. & Mary (LUMBER/LUMBARD) LEWIS, and great-great-granddau. of George, Sr. & Sarah (JENKINS) LEWIS.  See Amos Otis, Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Fantilies (1888, reprint 1979); Yarmouth VRs; and M.L. Cook, Pioneer Lewis Families  vol. 1(1978), Group 39.

    MurielDyer Martin, 809 Vermilion Court, Slidell, LA 70461

    (A-527) PALMER/SHAW/CADY - Prudence PALMER, dau. of Jonathan3 & Mary/Mercy (MAINWARING) PALMER, b. Stonington, Conn., 31 March 1719, m. at North Parish Church, Stonington, 8 Nov. 1738 Ebenezer CADY. b. Canterbury, Conn., 19 Apr. 1714.  They rem. to Canaan, Columbia Co., N.Y., by 1764.  Another Prudence PALMER, dau. of Ichabod4 & Elizabeth (NOYES) PALMER, b. Stonington 28 Feb. 1723/4, m. there 14 Sept. 1741 Thomas SHAW, Jr.  Ichabod PALMER’s will of 1748/9 establishes her identity. Refs.: E.W. Leavitt, Groups of Painter Families (1901). pp. 71-72, 86-87, 142-43; Stomngton & Canterbury VRs (Barbour Collection).

    Stanley E. Shaw, 26 Trowbridge Rd., Keene, NH 03431 and Willard R. Shaw, 88 Grande Camino Way, Ft. Pierce, FL. 34951

    (A-563) BAILEY - Benjamin BAILEY. b. Scituate, Mass., Apr. 1682, was the third son of John BAILEY (b. Weymouth, Mass.; d. Scituate 1718) and Sarah WHITE, dau. of Gowin & Elizabeth (WARD) WHITE. Benjamin m. (1) Marlborough, Mass., 30 June 1710 Deborah HOWE, dau. of Eleazer & Hannah (HOWE) HOWE; (2) Marlborough 18 Dec. 1718 Elizabeth dau. of Daniel & Elizabeth (KERLEY) HOWE.  See H.R. Bailey, Bailey Genealogy (1899), pp. 314- 315, 318-319: D.W. Howe, Howe Genealogies (1929),vol. l, p. 13, vol. 2, pp. 283-84; Marlborough VRs.

    Fred W. Krech, 31 Fells Rd., Wellesley, MA 02181-4414

    (A-563) WILSON - Margaret WILSON, b. cm. 1727, was dau. of Samuel WILSON, b. prob. Northern Ireland ca. 1708; d. Barre, Mass., 8 Sept. 1756, aged about 48. He m. (1) ___; (2) Leicester Mass. 25 Dec. 1733 Elizabeth (___) THOMPSOM, a wid. Margaret was his eldest ch., dau of Samuels unknown first w.  This material is taken from my forthcoming Scotch Wilsons From Western Massachusetts, Vol. “L” in the series Wilsons From New England

    Ken Stevens, P.O. Box 118. Walpole, NH 03608

    (A-567) BRONSON/HILLS/SCOTT -John BRONSON, Sr. m. Halstead, Essex, Eng1and, 19 Nov. 1626 Frances HILLS; John BRONSON Jr m. Farmington, Conn., 25 Oct. 1664 Hannah SCOTT.  John, Sr. was the son of Roger & Mary (UNDERWOOD) BRONSON and the grandson of John & Joan (___) BRONSON.  Ref.: The American Genealogist 38(1962): 193-211, 39(1963): 113-122.

    Frank T. Calkins. 4856 W. Braddock Rd., #101, Alexandria, VA 22311 and Margery H. Freas, 2032 Wyntre Brooke S., York, PA 17403

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