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  • Answers - Nexus Vol. VII No. 5


    Published Date : October - November 1990

    (A-207 [989] - BLANCHARD, et. al. -Louisa BLANCHARD m. James FRANKLIN (James’s Bristol Co., Mass., Will, Book 184, p. 1) d. No. Attleborough, Mass., 28 Apr. 1888, age 87 yrs. 1 day (No. Attleborough VR Book 1, p. 2). Emeline (BLANCHARD) BLACKINGTON d. No. Attleborough, 1 Jan. 1905, age 97 yrs. 2 mos. 17 days. Charlton, Mass. (VR book 2, p. 25). Mary Watson (BLANCHARD) DRAKE d. Sturbridge, Mass., 4 Oct. 1856, age 51 yrs., no place of birth listed (Mass. VRs 104:205). Nancy (BLANCHARD) WHITING, m. (2) Attleboro, Mass., 1 Apr. 1875 Joseph G. ALBRO, she age 57, b. Charlton, (Mass. VRs 27 1:75), d. No. Attleborough 27 June 1906, age 88 yrs. (VR Book 2, p. 39). Hartwell Hooker BLANCHARD d. No. Attleborough 12 Feb. 1898, age 78 yrs. 2 mos., b. Charlton (VR Book 1, p. 30): b. 5 Dec. 1820 (g.s.).

    Judith A. Atkinson. 100 Metacomet St., Wrentham, MA 02093

    (A-49) - BUTTERWORTH/MASON The par.of Mary (BUTTERWORTH) MASON were Henry & Mary (___) BUTTERWORTH of Weymouth, Mass.  After Henry d. betw. 1636 and 1641, his widow m. Thomas CLIFTON.  Source: M.L. Hohinan, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his Wife Frances Helen Miller, vol. 1 (1948), pp. 254-59.

    Volney A. Plumb. 2451 Olivera Rd. #C-10, Concord, CA 94520

    (A-94) - COFFIN/DAVIS - According to Marriage Report Forms at the Family Hist. Lib. of the LDS Church, par.of Christiana DAVIS were & Elizabeth (LOVERS) COFFIN. They were poss. of Marlborough, Wilts.: Thomas & Christiana were m. there 1622.

    Martin Davis. 117 E. Buckingham Circle, Charlottesville, VA 22903

    (A-139) - HALL - Deacon Richard HALL of Bradford, Mass. (ca. 1644-1730) is not the son of Richard HALL (ca. 1620-1691) of Dorchester, Mass. Cf. Suffolk Deeds Vol. 37, 174: “... Richard & Elizabeth HALL of Roxbury our Brethren Jonathan &~ Joseph HALL of Dorchester.. .according to Last Will & Testament of our father Richard HALL late of Dorchester desceased...on 5 Apr. 1694”  Recorded 29 Feb. 1729.  Richard & Elizabeth are Richard HALL (1656-1727) of Roxbury and his w. Elizabeth (HEMENWAY) HOLBROOK,:. wid. of John. See also C. W. Bowen, History of Woodstock, Conn. 7(1943):33 & Register 14(1860):52

    Sherry S. Marshall, 2605 Soapstone Drive, Reston, VA 22091

    (A-148) - KIMBALL/CLOVES - Wandering Through Wells (1981), comp. by Wells (Maine) Historic Preservation Committee, contains an article contributed by Hope M. Shelley on the KIMBALL fam., with the following pertinent info: par. of Susanna2 (CLOYES) KIMBALL are Nathaniel & Sarah (MILLS) CLOYES, Sarah was the dau. of Thomas & Mary (WADLEIGH) MILLS. Susanna had two siblings: Mercy m. Joseph LITTLEFIELD: and Sarah, d Charlestown 1 June 1694.  See also Cloyes Mills and Wadleigh sections of the Genealogical Dictionary of Me. & N.H (1928-39,repr. 1972), and Mary L. Holman Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury, vol. 1 (1938), pp 227-29.

    Dorothy Hird, 1468 South Palo Verde Drive, Apache Junction, AZ 85220

    (A-215)- BOWMAN - Lt. Samuel Bowman son of Thaddeus & Sybil (WOOLSON) BOWMAN, and au original member of the Mass. Society of the Cincinnati, was b. Lexington, Mass. 2 Dec. 1753; d. Wilkes Barre.7 Luzerne Co., Pa. 28 June 1818: m. Philadelphia, Pa. 3 Nov. 1784 Eleanor LEDLIE. For a biographical skeich and list of ch. (all b. Wilkes-Barre), see B.A. Whittemore. Memorials of thme Mass. Society of the Cincinnati (1964). pp. 54-55; also O.J. Harvey, A History of Lodge No. 61, F. and A. M., Wilkes Barre, Pa. (1897), pp. 146-61.

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