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  • Queries Vol. 4 No. 1

    Published Date : 1987

    ABBOTT/ABBOT/ABBIT - George ABBOTT d. 1689.  Lived at Windsor, Conn., 1640, Norwalk, Conn., 1655.  Probably not related to George ABBOTTS of Andover and Rowley, Mass.  What ship brought him? Where did he live prior to 1640?

    R. Abbott, 933 Morningside Dr., Lake Forest, IL 60045          (1)

    ABBOTT/CLARK/SWEETLAND -Seek info on Elizabeth (ABBOTT) SWEETLAND, living in Broome Co., N.Y., 1880, without Anson SWEETLAND, dau. of Charles & Elizabeth ABBOTT.  Need info on Katherine (CLARK) SWEETLAND, living in Broome Co., N. Y., 1860, without Luman SWEETLAND. Need date, place of birth/death / burial.

    Dewey C. Eldridge, 1284 F. Maine Rd., Johnson City, NY 13790         (2)

    BADGLEY - Compiling a genealogy of the desc. of Anthony BADGLEY of Long Island, N.Y., whose desc. moved to N.J. and to Westchester Co. and Dutchess Co., N.Y., then especially to Ill., Ohio, Ind., and Mich.  Wish to correspond with any who want their families included.  Perhaps I can help you find your anc.

    Write to Maxine Lines, 1550 N. Stapley #11, Mesa, AZ 85203 (3)

    BAKER/WINSLOW - Seeking any info on Samuel BAKER, d. 1699; m. 29 Dec. 1656 Ellen WINSLOW of Marshfield, Mass.  She was b. at Marshfield, 1638, and d. there 27 Aug. 1676. The book New England Genealogies by Charles Fox Binney, states that Samuel was not of the Hull branch of BAKERS.

    H. B. Richardson, 535 Interlachen Ave., #208, Winter Park, FL 32789   (4)

    BARNEY/BROAD/PARSONS -Want par. of Mason BARNEY, b. at Barneyville, RI., 1810; m. 13 Dec. 1838 Harriet BROAD, dau. of Joseph BROAD & Hannah PARSONS.

    Marilyn Barney Gracey, 1567 B. Orange Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627  (5)

    BENNETT/NICKERSON - Seek all info on Jeremiah BENNETT, b. poss. at Ridgefield, Conn., ca. 1821/2; m. Adeline NICKERSON, b. N.Y. ca. 1825.  Conn. 1860 census lists ch.: Seth, Lavinia, Henry, John S., George, Arthur, James, Francis.  Jeremiah believed to be anc. of James BENNETT of Fairfield Co., Conn.  Jeremiah and Adeline disappeared from Conn. prior to 1880 census.  Where did they go? Was Daniel BENNETT, who d. 14 June 1877, Jeremiah’s father?

    Judy Guerrera, 115 Bayberry Dr., Thomaston, CT 06787        (6)

    BERRY/BARRY/HASTY - Seek w., ch., occupation, death info, etc., of Caleb BERRY, b. 1834 to Atkin BERRY or BARRY & Sarah, nee HASTY.  Caleb is listed in 1850 census of Machias, Me. as lumberman, 16 years old.

    Clayton A. Berry, R.D. #1, Box 48, Zeigler Rd., Rochester, PA 15074   (7)

    BISHOP/STEWART/OLIN - Seek anc. of Thomas BISHOP, b. ca. 1765 in Conn., d. Cazenovia, N.Y., Sept. 1850, m. (1) at Williamstown, Mass., ca. 1794 Cynthia STEWART, b. 1775, d. 1803, dau. of Lemuel & Lydia STEWART. Ch.: Selah, Lydia, Anna. Thomas m. (2) ca. 1805 Lydia OLIN, b. 1775, d. 1816. Mosed to Cazenovia, N.Y., ca. 1812.

    Marshall H. Bishop, 12 Colony Circle, Camillus, NY 13031      (8)

    BOND/WIXON/JACKSON/RAYMOND - Jane Ann WIXON of Putnam Co., N.Y.; b. 1803; d. 1858; m. George BOND.  Where?  When?  Need b., par. of Jane.  Need b., d., par. of George.  Dau. Elizabeth RAYMOND(?) (first marriage?), in Dutchess Co., N.Y., 1853 to 1875, m. William F. JACKSON, b. at Rensselaer, N.Y., Dutchess Co., 1820; d. 1882.  Need par. and b. of William.  Need b., marriages of Elizabeth.

    Barbara 3. Seymour, 12410 Sadler Lane, Bowie, MD 20715     (8a)

    BREWSTER/COLLINS - Seek anc. of Affie BREWSTER, w. of William COLLINS of Muncy Twp., Northumberland Co., Penn., 1780; lived in Loyalsock Twp., Lycoming Co., Penn., 1782-1830; moved to Evansport, Ohio; were Lycoming Creek Methodists.  COLLINS served 1776 Northampton Co. Militia under Sgt. David BREWSTER, who may have come from N.J. ca. 1752.  History states Affie of French desc., but is “Affie” nickname for New England “Apphia”? Sons: Barney, Isaac, John, David, Jeremiah, William. Daus.: Martha, Mary.

    Miss Ernestine Siegel, P.O. Box 13302, Tampa, FL 33681        (9)

    BRETT - Seek details English anc. of William BRETT, b. 1618, d. 1681, who settled at Bridgewater, Mass., 1645, beyond info in Goodenow’s The Brett Genealogy (1915).

    A. F. Stepanek, 1622 High St., Boulder, CO 80302      (10)

    BUFFETT/TITUS - Seek info, on John BUFFETT, b.?, d.?, m. at Huntington, N.Y. 1696 Hannah TITUS.  Did this couple have daus.?  Desc. lived at LI., N.Y., Schaghticoke, N.Y., Greenwich, Conn. Interested in any info on any BUFFETT.

    Doris Buffett, P.O. Box 599, Falls Church, VA 22046 (11)

    BUTLER/PUTNAM/DAVIS - Seek par. of Ruth BUTLER, b. at Danvers, Mass., 28 July 1768, m. 10 Dec. 1788 Nathaniel PUTNAM.  Was she a native of the Chebacco Parish of Ipswich or was she the dau. of Daniel BUTLER, b. at Barnstable, Mass., 23 Feb. 1740/1, who m. 16 Oct. 1760 Mary DAVIS.

    Keith G. Newnom. 3010 Marina View Dr., Kelseyville, CA 95451       (12)

    CARR/RAYMOND/LEVESTON -Need par. & anc. of Charles F. CARR, b. at Piermont in Grafton Co., N.H., 1813.  He m. at Charlestown, Mass., 1 Nov. 1835 Mehitable RAYMOND.  Is he son of Hubbard CARR & Lydia LEVESTON who m. at Charlestown, Mass., 19 July 1801.

    Ann C. Croston, 5 Ellsworth Ave. #1A, Danbury, CT 06810   (13)


    CHRISTIAN/DEPEW/BELL/TRAVIS - CHRISTIAN, Wilbur.  Seek proof of m. & div., 1875 to Mary DEPEW.  He was b. at Putnam Valley, N.Y., 28 Sept. 1857 & d. at Peekskill, N.Y., 14 April 1935. Son of George & Eliza (BELL) CHRISTIAN.  Wilbur m. (2) Henrietta TRAVIS.  Mary was the illeg. dau. of Sarah DEPEW & she m. (2) Alexander CHRISTIAN, Wilbur’s cousin.

    Verne M. Greene, 32 Armory St., Keene, NH 03431   (14)

    CHUBB/PEIRCE/WHITE - Who were par. of Silas CHUBB, b. at Newton, Mass., 1755; d. at Royalston, Mass., 25 June 1840; m. at Weston, Mass., 4 Feb. 1782 Mary PEIRCE, b. at Weston, 1 Jan. 1762?  Is this Mary dau. of Joseph & Mary (WHITE) PEIRCE?  This conflicts with her b. date in Revolutionary pension record.

    David N. Petersen, 3603 E. Costilla Ave., L.ittleton, CO 80122            (15)

    CLARK - Researching book on desc. of (Elder) Jonas CLARK, b. in England, ca. 1619; d. at Cambridge, Mass., 11 Jan. 1699/1700, and his three wives and nine adult ch, to the present.  He came to Boston ca. 1640 from England.  Need anc. charts from desc.

    David C. Brecht, 20 Partridge Rd., Pittsfield, MA 01201          (16)

    CLARK/GOODSPEED/SEELEY -Seek anc. of Caroline B. CLARK, b. in N.Y. state, 15 April 1817; d. at Plainfield, Will Co., Ill., 23 Feb. 1847; m. 1835, Samuel GOODSPEED, son of Cornelius GOODSPEED & Phebe SEELEY of Litchfield, Conn., Troy, N.Y. and Tioga Co., Penn.

    Robert C. Gates, 54 Gould Place, E. Greenwich, RI 02818      (17)

    CHAPMAN/ROWLEY - Need anc. of Lucy CHAPMAN, b. at Hartford or Middlesex Co., Conn., 20 June 1821; m. at So. Glastonbury, Conn., 4 Mar. 1845 John ROWLEY.  She d. at Dexter, Minn., Mar. 1898.  History of Mower Co., Minn,, names Lucy (CHAPMAN) ROWLEY as third dau. of Alvin & Anna CHAPMAN.  She had bros. Stephen and Frank; sisters Julia and Lavina.  Can find no further info about her par.

    Mrs. Maxine E. Carl, 5144 N.E. 35th Place, Portland, OR 97211          (18)

    CLEMMONS/KNAP/HIBBARD -Seek all info on Samuel CLEMMONS, b. 1 Jan. 1772 to Betty KNAP per Northbridge, Mass. Vital Records.  Res. in early years at Croydon, N.H., and m. at Milton, Saratoga Co., N.Y., 1794 Ruth HIBBARD. Res. at Pompey, Onondaga Co., N.Y., in later years.

    Ann C. Croston, 5 Ellsworth Ave., #IA, Danbury, CT 06810  (19)

    CRAIG/HARRISON/ENGLAND -Seek birthplace, par. and siblings of Isaac CRAIG, b. 7 May 1812; d. in Newton Co., Mo., 20 Sept. 1898; m. (1) 1833, Mary HARRISON; m. (2) 1847, Susannah ENGLAND; res. in Overton Co., Tenn., 1840; removed to Greene Co., Ill.. ca. 1852; removed to Newton Co., Mo,, ca. 1866.

    Faye W. Smith, 6994 Devotion Lane, Sacramento, CA 95823   (20)

    CULVER/CLARKE/WINTHROP/STARK - CULVER, John, b. at Dedham. Mass., 15 April 1640. Are there recent data to his m. (single or multiple?), (CLARKE vs. WINTHROP).  His dau. Hannah, b. 1682; m. at Groton, Conn., 15 Feb. 1708 Stephen STARK(E)(S).

    Mr. Rodney G. Schroeder, 2438 5. Idlewood, Holland, MI 49423        (21)

    CUMMINGS - Seek info on CUMMINGS clan of Ware, Mass.  Particular interest in Elijah, b. ca. 1737; his sons John, bp. 19 Dee. 1762; Rubm. bp. 24 April 1768; ch. of Isaac: Isaac, bp. 27 Sept. 1767; Joseph, bp. 22 Nov. 1772; and Nathan, 6. 28 Feb. 1764; plus any others who do not appear in A.D. Cummings, Cummings Genealogy, (1904).  Wish to correspond with anyone researching these lines.

    David L. Cummings, 3502 Crestwood Dr., Cleveland, TN 37311        (22)

    DEFOREST/ATWOOD - Seeking par. of Anna Eliza DEFOREST who m. at Watertown, Conn., 23 Sept. 1829 Hinman ATWOOD, his fourth wife. Eliza was bur. at Watertown, 3 Feb. 1887, aged 78.  Res. at Watertown/Woodbury area and had 11 ch., but I cannot find their b. records.

    Diane Delbridge, 2804 Durango Circle, Yukon, OK 73099     (23)

    DEWEY/ROOT/ASHLEY - Capt. Adijah DEWEY, b. ?; d. 24 March 1741; will proved 20 May 1741; m. Sarah ROOT; lived at Westfield, Mass. Ch,: infant, b. 1689; Thomas, b. 1690; Adijah, b. 1693; Sarah, b. 1695; Hester, b. 1698, Mary, b. 1701; Abigail, b. 1703; Bethia, b. 1706, m. Aaron ASHLEY; Ann, b. 1709, m. Rev, Joseph ASHLEY; Moses, 6. 1714;  Seek anc., relatives, desc.

    J. David Bobaljik, 88 Micmac Cres,, North York, Ontario, M2H 2K2, Canada  (24)

    DINSMORE/DEAN/MAYNARD -Seek info and anc. of Thomas DINSMORE, b. 1706; m. Hannah DEAN, b. 1704.  Seven ch. b. at Bedford, Mass.: Hannah, b. 1725; Susanah, b. 1727; Abraham. b. 1729/30; Thomas, b. 1730/31; John, b. 1732/33; Elifilet, b. 1734; Capt. Abel, b. 1736.  Need info also on ch. of Serene, dau. of Capt. Abel, and David MAYNARD, m. at Conway, Mass. 1787.

    Todd Eugene Paulus, Jr., 8270 F. Shiloh, Tucson, AZ 85710    (25)

    DUNHAM/DRAKE/WELDON/COX - Need origins and anc. of William DUNHAM, appeared in Georgia, 1756; d. in St. John’s Parish, Georgia, 23 Dec. 1769.  Also need his wife/wives, places, dates of mar, John DRAKE, b. ca. 1700; m. Mary WELDON, Ch.: Mary; Margaret; Enock; Jonathan; Benjamin; Samuel, m. Mary COX, settled in Montgomery Co., Va., 1769.

    Martha Alice Crookshank, 97 N. St. Augustine Blvd., Davis Shores, St. Augustine, FL 32084       (26)

    EDWARDS/SAFFORD - The Safford Family in America says that Joseph7 SAFFORD of Canterbury, Conn., m. 1809 “Betsey” EDWARDS, b. 1791.  Fam. records show the lady’s name as “Esther.” Conn. VR. list no b. of a Betsey/Elizabeth EDWARDS in 1791 but Tolland records show an “Esther,” dau. of Jabez & Tryphena, b. 14 Aug. 1789.   My anc., whether Esther or Betsey, apparently not desc. from William EDWARDS of Hartford, though Esther a name commonly found in that line, EDWARDS experts?

    Myrna B. Hood, 7032 Damoch Way, Canoga Park, CA 91307             (27)

    GATES/MORSE/VANDERWERKER/CHAPMAN/GROW - Seek anc. of John M. GATES, b. 1802; m. in Essex Co., N.Y., 1828 Philena VANDERWERKER, dau. of Martin VANDERWERKER & Sophia CHAPMAN; m. (2) at Craftsbury, Vt,, 1838 Sophia MORSE, dau. of Leonard MORSE & Polly GROW; res. at Chesterfield-Keeseville, N.Y., along Lake Champlam.

    Robert C. Gates, 54 Gould Place, F. Greenwich, RI 02818          (28)

    GEDNEY/GIDNEY - Seek info on desc. of N.Y. GEDNEY Loyalists who relocated to Canada after the Revolution, and returned through northeastern states to Boston area 1820-1850 as GEDNEY/GIDNEY. My g-grandfather appears on 1850 Census as Ball GEDNEY but in subsequent records as Paul March GIDNEY.  Surname also shown later as GIBNEY, GADNEY, GIDROY, KIDNEY, OlDNAY.

    W. H. Gidney, Jr., 1425 Spruce Ave., Atwater, CA 95301            (29)

    GOING(S)/GOWING/GOWEN/STORY - Seek par., other info on John GOING(S)/GOWING, b. (Bible) 2 May 1780; m. at Gloucester, Mass., 2 May 1780 Sarah STORY (town record); dau. Hannah, b. 29 July 1806 (Bible); d. at Gloucester, 23 Apr, 1817.  Connected with John & Lydia Gowen of Franklin or the Gowings of Lynn?

    Richard M. Sherman, 3924 S. 12th St., Arlington, VA 22204        (30)

    GOODMAN - Would like family history of Joseph GOODMAN, b. in Western Mass. or Eastern N.Y., 1830’s.  Went to Virginia City, Nev., and San Francisco by way of Masonville, N.Y.  He was a friend and newspaper publisher of Mark Twain. 

    Mrs. Dorothy West, 5105 West Rd., White Hall, MD 21161     (31)

    GOODWIN/LEETE/HUTCHINSON/COTTON - Seek par. of Apollus P. Goodwm. b. in N.H.?; d. at Durand, Ill.; m. at Peru, Clinton, N.Y., ca. 1826 Wealthy LEETE, b. at Milton, Vt., 1 Nov. 1808; d. at Durand, 1 June 1869; dau. of Miles LEETE; b. at Guilford, Conn., ca. 1757; d. at Peru, N.Y., 4 July 1834.  Was Apollus son of Benjamin GOODWIN & Abigail HUTCHINSON, m. Sept. 1795 by Rev, John COTTON (town records, Claremont, N.H.)

    Norma L. McHardy, 202 61557 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2V OHS (32)

    GRAY - Seek heraldic description: Coat of arms, “Mr. John GRAY” of Yarmouth, Cape Cod (1643), later generations res. at Harwich and Brewster, Mass.

    H. Morse Payne, 245 Aspen Circle, Lincoln, Mass. 01773                                                (33)


    GREEN/SANGAR - Searching for desc. of Nahum GREEN, b. at Leicester, Mass., 10 Apr. 1729; d. 29 July 1775; m. at Cambridge, Mass., 21 Oct. 1750 Dorcas SANGAR of Woodstock, Mass.; father of: Mary, b. 10 Aug. 1751; Uzziah, b. 1 March 1753; Irijah, b. 1 March 1756; Mercy, b. 24 Jan, 1758; Seraih, b. 9 March 1760; Amasa, b. 22 Jan. 1762; Pamela, b. 3 March 1764; Jared, b. 5 Oct. 1765; Zurviah, b. 10 July 1769; Nahum. b. 13 April 1770; Cirel, b. 23 April 1773.  All ch. born at Leicester.  Family later res. at Royalston, Mass.

    Bryan R. Green, 8811 Hunting Lane #103, Laurel, MD 20708             (34)

    HODGES/DELIVAN - Need lineages of Ezekiel HODGES, b. at Suffolk, N.Y., 18 Oct. 1719 and w. Kezia DELIVAN, b. at Stamford, Conn., res. at West Chester, N.Y., 1763-9.  Ezekiel served in N.Y. 14th Regiment, 1775.

     Mr. Rodney O. Schroeder, 2438 S. Idlewood, Holland, MI49423        (35)

    HOWARD/CHAPIN - Want info and par. of Anna HOWARD who m. at Springfield, Hampden Co., Mass., 3 April 1735 Benjamin CHAPIN.

    Bruce Chapin Duncan, 256 A East 19th St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627      (36)

    JOHNSON/BRISLEY/HICKS - Need anc. of Benjainine JOHNSON & w, Elizabeth BRISLEY.  Their dau. Lydia Anne M. JOHNSON, b. at Calais, Me., 14 July 1840; m. at Oshkosh, Wisc., 12 Dec. 1860 Lovel P. HICKS, son of Junine HICKS & w, Margery (___),poss. of N.Y.  Seek lineages of HICKS, JOHNSON, BRISLEY.

    Mr. Rodney O. Schroeder, 2438 S. Idlewood, Holland, MI 49423        (37)

    JOHNSON/JOHNSTON/CAMPBELL - Seek info on a Benjamin JOHNSON (JOHNSTON), and w. A. C. CAMPBELL.  Both were b. in Scotland but lived in N.Y. State in late 1700s.

    Richard Johnston, 2940 Middle Rd., Keokuk, IA 52632           (38)

    KAYE/MCCAHILL/TABOR - Seek info on John J. KAYE of New Orleans, La., and Boston, Mass.; father of Marie Eleanor (KAYE) MCCAHILL, b. 15 Aug. 1884; d. at Pittsburgh, Penn., 1963; and sister Marguerite (KAYE) TABOR.  Family said to be wealthy and originally from England.

    Davea Fisher, 456 Oakside Circle, SW. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2V 4T6       (39)

    KEITH/LOWER - Seeking par. of Ruel KEITH, b. at Easton, Bristol Co., Mass., 7 March 1794; d. at Pomfret, N.Y., 16 Jan, 1871; m. at Paris, N.Y., 11 Jan. 1820 Ursula LOWER.

    Marilyn McClaine, 17 Hillside Rd., Wellesley, MA 02181          (40)

    lawrence/carlton - Seek par., anc., b. and d. dates for Bennett LAWRENCE, m. at Grafton, N.H., 1809 Hannah CARLTON; res. at Epping, N.H. 1820; res. at Northfield, N.H., 1825.  Son William Bennett LAWRENCE, res. at Epping before moving to Wisc. ca. 1850.

    Dorothy Ham. 5937 White Rock Rd., Sykesville, MD 21784    (41)

    LITTLE/THOMAS - Isaac LITTLE, son of Isaac LITTLE & Bethia THOMAS; b. at Marshfield, Plymouth Co., Mass., 21 Feb. 1678; m. Mary (___), when and where?  Had five ch.  When and where did Isaac die? Need info on Mary’s par., places and dates of her birth and death.

    Estella T. Brown, 249 Jubilee Way, Rio Linda, CA 95673         (42)

    MAXWELL/TOWLE/JONES – Seek pre-1850 info on Paul M. GIDNEY & w. Mary Ann MAXWELL. Paul in Boston 1850 census as Ball GEDNEY with w. Mary Ann; son William H., age 1 year; dau. Mary Ann, age 1 month; dau. Catherine Ann, b. 1 Jan, 1852, m. Alfred H.     JONES.  Their dau. Lottie TOWLEJONES, b. at Malden, Mass., 1 Jan. 1876. Surname GIDNEY also appears in 1849 as GIDROY, in 1870 as GIBNEY, in 1876 as KIDNEY, in 1900 as GIDNAY.

    W. H. Gidney, Jr., 1425 Spruce Ave., Atwater, CA 95301        (43)

    McCORD - Seek info on the McCORD family, located in N.Y. state ca. 1790.  This is a Scot-Irish family.

    Richard Johnston, 2940 Middle Rd., Keokuk, IA 52632           (44)

    MERRIMAN/BENHAM - Joseph, son of Joseph & Comfort Mansfield BENHAM.  He was b. at Wallingford, Conn., 28 Aug. 1716; m. 1745 Deborah (___).  Seek par. of Deborah.  Wallingford, Harwinton, Litchfield, Conn., poss. places of m.

    Elmire Conklin, 1 Spanktown Rd., Warwick, NY 10990          (45)

    MOORE/FOGG - Seek info on John MOORE, b. in Me. or N.H., ca. 1798; d. 1870-1880; m. (2) at Topsfield, Me., 3 Jan. 1848 Elizabeth FOGG of Waite Plantation, Me.  Ch. by first w.: Susanna, Mary, Maria, Rebecca, James, Charles.  Ch. by Elizabeth: Laura Alfreda, Joseph Thurston, Ruby Hillman.

    Gail M. Graham. 715 Kensington Ave., Flint, MI 48503          (46)

    MOREY/AMES/GROSS - Seeking par. of William MOREY, b. perhaps at Canaan, N.H., 20 Feb. 1809 (Bible); d. at Hampden, Me., 19 May 1873; m. at Orland, Me., 6 Nov. 1831 Mary AMES; bought land at Hampden in May 1831 from Christopher MOREY (father) and later from Christopher, Jr.  Also par. of Dea. William AMES, m. at Orland, 16 Dec. 1806 Bathsheba GROSS, dau. of Mary, b. 17 May 1811.

    Richard M. Sherman, 3924 S. 12th St., Arlington, VA 22204     (47)

    MORGAN/SMITH - Seek par., bro., sis. of Isaac C. MORGAN, b. 1804 m. (1) 1827 Hannah; (2) Margarette SMITH; res. at Charlotte, Me.  Ch. by Hannah: Isaac Jr., Mary F.; by Margarette: Hannah, Calvin, John M., Lavina O., Isaac Jr., William H., Margarette L., Calvin R.

    Robert J. Cushing, 40 S. Main St., Bristol, NH 03222   (48)

    NEWTON/TYLER - Seek par., b., d., m., ch., anc., data on Nathaniel NEWTON, b. in Mass., ca. 1740, and w. Elizabeth TYLER, b. in Mass., ca. 1730; d. in Vt., 1833. Elizabeth TYLER said to be part Mohawk, part Scotch, from New Ashford area.  Also seek data on two other wives of Nathaniel NEWTON, names unknown.

    Leonard Newton Kimball, 125 Oaklawn Dr., Frankfort, KY 40601     (49)

    PAYNE/SMITH - Seek par. of Hiram PAYNE & Calista SMITH. Hiram PAYNE, b. in Mass., 1802; d. at Jefferson, Monroe Co., Wis., 1865; m. at Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y., by 1824 Calista SMITH, b. at Palmyra, Ontario Co., N.Y., II Jan, 1804; d. at Cedar Springs, Mich., 1 Jan, 1892. Bro. Harvey PAYNE, b. 1803, m. Rachel, in Lockport, N.Y., 1850 census.  Both sets of par. b. in Mass. (Census records). Ch., all b. at Lockport, N.Y.: Jared, b. 1824; Jeremiah, b. 5 Jan, 1827; Nelson, b. 1830; Sarah, b. 1833. Family in Lockport, N.Y., 1830 and 1850 census, Jefferson, Wis., 1860 census.

    Richard S. Clark, MD., P.O. Box 1026, Atlanta, TX 75551       (50)

    PIERCE/KINGSBURY/SPAULDING PERKINS - Plainfield, Conn., VR. show Lydia, dau. of Timothy & Lydia (SPAULDING) PIERCE, b. 10 March 1705/6. Seven Pierce Families says this Lydia m. Joseph PERKINS.  But KINGSBURY genealogy says Ephraim KINGSBURY, Jr., b. 1702 “most probably” m. Lydia PIERCE.  Plainfield VR. list ch. of Ephraim KINGSBURY, Jr., with a mother named “Lydia.” If Ephraim did not m. Lydia, dau. of Timothy, what Lydia did he marry?

    Myrna B. Hood, 7032 Darnoch Way, Canoga Park, CA 91307             (51)

    POST/BARKER - Seek info and desc. of William C. (?) POST, b. at New Bedford, Mass., 3 Nov. 1849? And Francis POST, b. at New Bedford, ca. 1855; d. 1918; sons of Capt. Francis POST & Ruth BARKER.

    Ruth Post St. Lawrence, 338 Hooper St., Tiverton, RI 02878    (52)

    RALPH/PARKER/SPRAGUE -Need par., anc. of Nathaniel RALPH, b. at Dartmouth, Mass., 10 Dec. 1740; d. in Oneida Co., N.Y., 6 Feb. 1808; m. at Dartmouth/Freetown, Mass., 10 Dec. 1769 Rebecca PARKER.  Ch.: Michael, Miles, Samuel, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Nathaniel.  Rebecca may be dau. of Miles PARKER and Elizabeth SPRAGUE.  He served in the Revolution as member of Capt. Benjamin Dillingham’s company, guarding coast.

    Eileen R. Earl, 16 Cordwood Path, Shoreham. NY 11786       (53)

    RICE WYMAN/BROUGHTON -Seek par. of Betty RICE, d. at Augusta, Me., 1809, age 51, m. at Northboro, Mass., 30 Nov. 1783 Dean WYMAN. Ch.: Catherine, bp. 1786; Abraham. b. 1785; Silas, b. 1788; Peter Rice, b. 1790; Dean; Samuel.  Was she dau. of Silas RICE & Copia BROUGHTON of Westboro and Northboro, Mass.?

    Andrew K. Smith, 3117 W. Coulter St., Philadelphia, PA 19129            (54)


    ROBBINS/ROGE(R)S/BURGESS -Seek identity of Deborah ROBBINS/ROGE(R)S(?), who m. at Yarmouth, Mass., 11 Feb. 1762 Jonathan BURGESS, who was b. at Yarmouth(?), 31 Jan. 1735. Yarmouth VR. lists her as ROGE(R)S, Burgess Genealogy as ROBBINS. Both names remain undocumented.

    K. Stanley Shaw, P.O. Box 2002, Waterbury, CT 06702                                                  (55)

    ROGERS/STEVENS - Seek info on family of Jonathan ROGERS, filed intentions at Newbury, Mass., m. 6 Aug. 1735 Margery STEVENS of Boston.  Sold property at Newbury, Dec. 1748.  Can anyone provide me with their d. date and place.  Ch., b. at Newbury, Mass.: b. 1736, Jonathan; b. 1738, Robert; b. 1740, Benjamin; b. 1742, Margery; b. 1744, Hannah.

    Mrs. Ethel Rogers Thomas, 2690 Richmond Ave., Sanford, FL 32771 (56)

    ROWE/TAYLOR/WITHINGTON/YARDLEY - ROWE, Walter.  Seek par., anc., b., and d.; b. ca. 1792, d. before 1 May 1854; m. at Dorchester, Mass., 6 June 1830 Susanna J. TAYLOR.  Lived at West Roxbury, Mass.  Admitted to State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester, Mass., 1 Nov. 1848.  Discharged and improved May 1849.  Ch.: Joseph W., m. Jane (___); Frances A., m. (___) WITHINGTON; Harriet, dy.; Thomas H., d. at Boston, 1881; George W., d. 1868, Navy; and Walter B. F., m. (___) YARDLEY and d. at Concord, N.H., 1918.

    Verne M. Greene, 32 Armory St., Keene, NH 03431   (57)

    SEAVY/CHAPMAN/MOORE -Seeking par. of Clarissa SEAVY, b. 19 Nov. 1800 (g.s.); d. at Veazie, Me. 11 Nov. 1891; m. Sewall CHAPMAN.  Perhaps dau. of Reuben & Polly SEAVY of Parsonfield and Exeter, Me,?  Also par. of Joseph CHAPMAN, b. ca. 1758; to, Mary MOORE; first child b. at Wakefield, Mass., 1780; moved to Vienna, Me., 1791 and to Mount Vernon, Me., by 1810; son Sewell b. 16 July 1802 (g.s.).

    Richard M. Sherman, 3924 S. 12th St., Arlington, VA 22204     (58)

    SMITH/COOPER/SHELDON/RICH - Seek anc. of Lysamore (Lycemore) SMITH, b. at Lebanon, Conn., 27 Feb. 1790; d. at Momence, Ill., 12 Sept. 1878; m. at White Creek, N.Y., 24 Feb. 1818 Clara Alma COOPER.  Three ch.: Clara Elizabeth (RICH); Isaac SHELDON, b. at Eagle Bridge, N.Y., 11 Feb. 1822, d. in Coffee Co., Kans., 27 Nov. 1898; William Cooper, b. 13 July, 1909. Lysamore served in War of 1812 from Pawlet, Vt. Interested in hearing also from any SHELDONs as this may be a family name.

    William M. Smith, 3610 SW. 328th Place, Federal Way, WA 98023        (59)

    STARR/HALL/HESS - Seek anc. of Nathan STARR, b. at Paris, Ill., 15 Feb. 1860; m. Ida Grace HALL. He was son of William STARR & Mary HESS referred to (in Nathan’s obituary) as “natives of Penn, who moved to Edgar Co., Ill., in 1856.”

    Priscilla Gladwm. 118 Coronada Circle, Santa Barbara, CA 93108        (60)

    STEVENS/LAYTON - Seek any and all info on Abigail STEVENS of Machias, Me., who m. at Onslow, Nova Scotia, March 1801 Francis LAYTON.

    Clayton A. Berry, RD #1, Box 48, Zeigler Rd., Rochester, PA 15074    (61)

    STIMPSON/NOCK/COLBY/MERROW/LEFFINGWELL - Seek par. of James STIMPSON & Hannah STIMPSON.  James STIMPSON b. 7 Aug. 1714; d.            before 1754; m. before 1733 Hannah NOCK.  Dau. Abigail STIMPSON b. ca. 1733; d. at Edgecombe, Me., 26 Jan, 1812; m. at Edgecombe, by 1751 Joseph MERROW, b. at Marblehead, Mass., 1730. Joseph MERROW b. at Reading, Mass., Jan. 1698; m. ca. 1729 Hannah STIMPSON.  Ch.: Joseph, b. 1730; Timothy, d. 26 April 1783; Ruth, b. at Edgecombe, ca. 1746, m. 1779 Abel COLBY.  Family res. at Exeter, N.H., to Edgecnmbe, 1731. Prob. related to Dr. James STIMPSON, d. 1690, & Mary LEFFINGWELL. Reference: Henry MERROW of Reading, Mass.

    Richard S. Clark, M.D., P.O. Box 1026, Atlanta, TX 75551      (62)

    TALLMAN/WILLEY - Seek par. of Deliverance TALLMAN who m. at Lyme, Conn., 12 May 1727 Isaac WILLEY, and d. there 13 Nov. 1783 at 77 years. Ch.: Nathanial, Deliverance, Abigail, Barzillai, Darius, Miriam. Abigail, and Comfort.

    Doris D. Early, Box 985, Lewistown, MT 59457        (63)

    THOMAS/LITTLE/WARREN -Isaac LITTLE, son of Thomas LITTLE, & Anna WARREN, b. 1646(?), where?  M. Bethia THOMAS, when and where?  Had eight ch.  Need info on Bethia’s par., places and dates of her b. and d.

    Estella T. Brown, 249 Jubilee Way, Rio Linda, CA 95673         (64)

    TOOTHAKER/WALKER/WHIPPLE BURROUGHS/WRIGHT/TAFT -Need dates and confirmation of family history that Lucretia TOOTHAKER, dau. of Roger & Mary (WRIGHT) TOOTHAKER, of Hyde Park, Vt., m. ca. 1800-1810 Elijah (Elisha) WALKER, b. in N.Y., ca. 1821, son of Joel & Rhoda (TAFT) WALKER of Peacham. Vt.  Ch., b. in Vermont: John, b. ca. 1812; Mary, b. ca. 1814, m. Charles WHIPPLE; Amanda, b. ca. 1818, m. Mulanethon BURROUGHS; Elizabeth, b. (?). Mary and Amanda moved to Menasha, Wis.

    James O. Walker, 227 Woodland Farms Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15238      (65)

    VAIL/DANCE - Seeking b. date, b. place and anc. of Brig. Gen, Jacob Garrettson VAIL, Co. H. 17 Ind. Inf.  M. at Vincennes, Ind., July 1853 Melinda DANCE.  Res. at Princeton, Ind.  Want her anc.  He d. 10 Oct. 1884, and she d. 8 Feb. 1911, both at Leavenworth, Kans.  He is bur. in Mt. Muncio Cemetery.

    Emily B. Stothart, RT 3, Box 486, Coushatta, LA 71019          (66)

    VARNEY/TURNER/ROCKETT/TIDEY - Seek proof of par., anc. of John VARNEY, & w. Mary TURNER, b. at Medfield, Mass., 1713; dau. of Samuel & Mary (ROCKETT) TURNER.  Ch.: Mary, b. 1742; and John, b. 1746 at Sutton, Mass.  Was he son of Benjamin & Sarah (TIDEY) VARNEY, b. at Boston, Mass., 11 March 1717?

    George Vamey, 1 Lanark Rd., Brookline, MA 02146   (67)

    WARNER/GIBERSON - Seek anc. of Samuel Allen GIBERSON (GUIBERSON), b. in N.J., ca. 1780; d. in Holmes Co., Ohio, ca. 1850; m. at Upper Freehold, Monmouth Co., N.J., 21 June 1807 Elizabeth WARNER, dau. of John WARNER of same place, by first wife (unknown), John WARNER’s will recorded at Burlington Co. Court House, January 1806.  Nine ch. b. in N.J., Penn., and Ohio.

    James G. Walker, 227 Woodland Farms Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15238      (68)

    WELLS - Seek desc., anc. of Thomas WELLS of Ipswich, Mass., 1605-66; and desc. of sons Nathaniel of Ipswich, John of Wells, Me.; and Rev, Thomas, of Amesbury, Mass.  Have some male lines especially in Me., but need desc. and locations particularly from 1800s to date as desc. spread across America.

    Dr. Robert F. Stephens, 8 Andrews Lane, Marblehead, MA01945        (69)

    YOUNG/BABSON - Seek any info on David YOUNG, Jr., b. at Pittston, Me., 1807; d. at Gardiner, Me., 1851; m. 1833?  Harriet BABSON, b. at Wiscasset, Me., 8 May 1813; d. 6 March 1880; lived at Augusta, Me., and Boston. Ch.: Edward A., b. 1838, d. 6 April 1858; John BABSON, b.    10 May 1846, d. 3 July 1884.

    Jennifer Lacker, 98 Melville Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124                                                (70)

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