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  • Corrections to Printed Genealogies Vol. 5 No.4

    Lee Kugler

    Published Date : August-September 1988
    1. BAILEY/BOUTWELL - Bailey Genealogy, by Hollis R. Bailey (1899), p. 54, and “Records of Early Church Families,” in the Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, 26(1935): 103: The wife of Joshua6 Bailey, son of Samuel5 and Hannah (Kittredge) Bailey of Andover, Mass., given as Hannah Boutwell, should be Susanna Boutwell. Susanna, daughter of Jonathan and Abigail (Eanies) Boutwell, was b. in Wilmington, Mass., 14 August 1773, and married in Wilmington 10 March 1795 Joshua Bailey. At the time of his marriage, Joshua was indicated as “of Reading, Vt.,” where his elder brother Levi lived from about 1790 until his death in 1850. In the distribution of Jonathan Boutwell’s estate on 10 May 1810, “Susan, wife of Joshua Bailey” is named (Middlesex Co., Mass., Probate File No. 2255). Susanna (Boutwell) Bailey was the mother of Mary Bailey, born in Bedford, N.H., 20 December 1808, and an aunt of George Sewall Boutwell, who was governor of Massachusetts in 1851 and 1852, a member of the House of Representatives and the Senate from Massachusetts, and Secretary of the Treasury under President Ulysses S. Grant. Mary Bailey was the first wife of Samuel Harrison Smith (son of Joseph Smith, Sr., and Lucy Mack, and brother of Mormon prophet Joseph Smith, Jr.) who was one of the eight witnesses to the Book of Mormon and one of the six original members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at its organization 6 April 1830.

    Submitted 2 February 1988 by Donald Erlenkotter, 4917 Maytinie Lane, Culver City, CA 90230


    2. BROWN - Genealogy of John Brown of Hampton. New Hampshire, by Marguerite Willette Brown (1977), p. 279: Marion Cram was born in 1876, not 1865 or 1867. Elizabeth G. Brown, daughter of J. Edward & Marion (Cram) Brown, was born 29 November 1901. She married E. Follis Wall, not Forrest. Dorothy B. Brown was born 1904, not 1903. There was no other child who died young. Grace Dudley Brown, daughter of John J. & Mary (Robinson) Brown, was born in 1875. She married Joseph Trombla, but his two sons, Daniel and Edward, were not Grace’s but his from his first marriage. Maud Ethel Brown, daughter of John J. & Mary (Robinson) Brown, was born in the 1870s in Hampton Falls, N H. and married James W. Clark. Their son was named Francis B. Clark, not Frances E. Maud was at least 95 years old when she died.

    Submitted March 1988 by Edward Wall, Cedar Hill, Salem, MA 01970




    3. DIKE/DYKE - The Dike and Dyke Family, compiled by E. B. Davis and C. S. Dike (1965), p. 90: #39, ii. Annice Dike, b. in Bethel, Vt., 22 Aug. 1789; d. 30 Aug. 1863, bur. N. Bridgewater Cemetery, Windsor Co., Vt., m. 1 Jan. 1815 Moses MONTAGUE, born in Bridgewater, Vt., 11 Oct. 1792, died in Woodstcok, Vt. 8 Nov. 1872, son of Selah MONTAGUE & Electa WINTER (he born S. Hadley, Mass., and she b. Westhampton, Mass., according to Montague genealogy, p. 150). Ch.: i. Justin Selah, b. 4 Mar. 1816, m. in Bridgewater (according to Montague genealogy, p. 208) 8 Apr. 1840 Ruth Sophia MAXHAM. ii. Harriett, b. 8 June 1818; m. 28 Jan. 1840 Alden SHURTLEFF. iii. Charles, b. 14 May 1820; m. 12 Feb. 1851 Amelia J. THOMPSON. iv. Norman, b. 9 June 1822; m. Hannah E. HAGAR (see Montague genealogy, p. 209). v. David, b. 14 Feb. 1824; d. 1 Oct. 1852. vi. Fanny, b. 20 Mar. 1826, d. 28 Dec. 1862. vii. Caroline Annis, b. IS May 1828, m. 27 Aug. 1851 Charles M. DINSMORE. No ch. viii. Edwin Moses, b. 9 July 1830, d. 1893, m. (1) Emma MERRIFIELD, m. (2) Georgianna E. TAYLOR; no ch. ix. Laura Ann, b. 20 Apr. 1833, m. Apr. 1869 Jacob COVINGTON; no ch. I am a descendant of Annice (Annis) DIKE and her son Justin Selah MONTAGUE.

    Submitted 14 February 1988 by Justin E. Morrell, 5185 Downwest Ride, Columbia, MD 21044.


    Editor’s Note: See also G. W. and W. L. Montague, History and Genealogy of the Montague Family in America (1886).pp. 150-51,168,208-209,253-55.


    4. GRINNELL – Some Ancestors & Descendants of Orlando Grinnell (1845-1920) and Jennie Churchill of Spafford, Onandaga County, New York (rev. ed., 1986), pp. v., 48, 66-67: the references for Sarah (Austin) Grinnell, wife of Isaiah, should be the records of the Baptist Church of Christ, Hagadorn Mills, Town of Providence, Saratoga County, N.Y., and Vital Records of Providence, transcribed by Shirley Brown, located in the Saratoga County Historian’s Office, 31 Woodlawn Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. P. 28: John L. Bishop died 16 Sept. 1987, buried Amber Cemetery.

    Submitted by Ralph A. Kiehl, 1187 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, CA 92019.


    5. STANHOPE - Jonathan Stanhope of Sudbury, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants, by Grace Olive Chapman (1941), p. 103. The information about two first cousins named Hiram Spafford Stanhope from Richford, Vermont, is confused. My great-grandfather used H. Spafford as his name; his cousin used Hiram S. Stanhope. I have family sheets on both. See also a booklet entitled The Stanhope Family of Richford, by Leon E. Gibson (ca. 1940), and Genealogy of the Bliss Family of America, by Aaron Tyler Bliss (1982), vol. 1, p. 338. H. Spafford m. Lovina Bliss, daughter of Porter Bliss, #2120.

    Submitted by Mrs. Harriet Holland, 145 N. Elm St., Apt. 36, St. Albans, VT 05478


    Editor’s Note: Additional information on the Grinnell and Stanhope families will he filed in the “Book of Corrections” in the NEHGS Library. NEHGS does not verify the corrections.

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