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Families of the Children of Capt. Joseph4 Washburn and Deliverance Orcutt

 

 

         Capt. Joseph Washburn and Deliverance Orcutt had a large family in Bridgewater that is well documented in the records. Many of their descendants moved to central Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and California. This is a very large file, so it may take a while to load depending on your internet connection speed. This will be the last installment for this branch of the Washburn family.

 

 

 

 

 

John3 Washburn (6th)

 

 

Josiah4 Washburn

 

 

 

 

Rebecca2 Lapham

 

Capt. Joseph5 Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

Ephraim2 Tilson

 

 

Mercy3 Tilson

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth2 Hoskins

Joseph6 Washburn Jr.

 

 

 

Jeremiah6 Washburn

 

 

 

Hannah6 Washburn

 

 

 

Joanna6 Washburn

 

 

 

Silvanus6 Washburn

 

 

 

Eliab6 Washburn

 

 

 

Eliphalet6 Washburn

 

 

 

Martha6 Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Orcutt

 

 

William Orcutt Jr.

 

 

Deliverance Orcutt

 

 

 

 

Hannah Smith

 

 

 

(926.) Joseph6 Washburn (Jr.), eldest son of (354) Capt. Joseph5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 28 Sept. 1729,[1] mar­ried (537) Mary5 Washburn, daughter of (141) Benjamin4 and Martha (Kingman) Washburn,[2] on 23 Sept. 1755 in Bridgewater.[3] She was born on 24 Mar. 1729/30 in Bridgewater,[4] a granddaughter of (60) Jonathan3 and Mary (Vaughan) Washburn, and of Henry and Bethiah (Howard) Kingman,[5] and he was her second cousin once removed.

         Joseph and Mary Washburn moved to New Braintree, Worcester Co., MA, before 1756. On 21 May 1772 Joseph Washburn of New Braintree District, County of Worcester, Yeoman, purchased 6 parcels of land in the Sunderland “two mile addition” in the County of Hampshire, from John Hunt, Gentleman, of Hardwick, James Fay, Yeoman, of Hardwick, George Nye, of New Braintree District, Moses Ayres, Gentleman, of Brookfield, Joseph Bartlet, Yeoman, of Brookfield, and Abraham Cutler, Yeoman, of Brookfield,[6] selling three of the parcels to James Converse Jr., of Brookfield, Yeoman, on 17 June 1772,[7] and two of the parcels to Jonathan Gilbert, of Brookfield, Yeoman, on 17 June 1772.[8] On 19 June 1779 Ephraim Wheeler of Greenwich, County of Hampshire, Yeoman, and Anna, his wife, sold to Joseph Washburn of New Braintree, County of Worcester, Yeoman, two parcels of land lying in Greenwich containing 70 acres.[9] On 17 Nov. 1780 Joseph Washburn, of New Braintree, yeoman, sold 2 parcels of land in Greenwich containing 60 acres to William McIntosh, of Newton, Suffolk Co., MA,[10] and on 6 Oct. 1787 Joseph Washburn of New Braintree, yeoman, sold a 50 acres parcel of land in Greenwich to Samuel Barnaby, yeoman.[11] They were living in New Braintree, MA, in the 1790 federal census,[12] but he was not a head of household in Worcester Co., MA, in the 1800 federal census. No death records were found for either of them in New Braintree, and no probate records were filed for his estate in Worcester County.

         Joseph Washburn (Jr.) and Mary Washburn had chil­dren:

        2417     i   (Unnamed daughter), born and died on 26 Aug. 1756 in New Braintree.[13]

        2418    ii   Levi7 Washburn, born on 29 Aug. 1757 in New Braintree,[14] died on 24 Jan. 1776 at Dartmouth College,[15] presumably unmarried.

        2419   iii   (Unnamed son), born and died on 8 June 1760 in New Braintree.[16]

        2420   iv   Levina Washburn, born on 10 Apr. 1763 in New Braintree,[17] died on 13 Jan. 1765 in New Braintree, of “scald.”[18]

        2421    v   Polly7 Washburn, born on 4 Oct. 1765 in New Braintree,[19] apparently married Henry Joslyn, of New Braintree, in ca. 1785, but she died on 12 Oct. 1791 in New Braintree,[20] and he remarried to Sally Tidd on 19 June 1794 in New Braintree.[21] He was still living in New Braintree, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1800 federal census.[22] Polly Washburn and Henry Joslyn had one daughter:

a. Levina Joslyn, born on 10 Nov. 1786 in New Braintree,[23] married Daniel Warner, son of Ensign Phinehas and Mary “Polly” (Pollard) Warner Jr., of New Braintree,[24] on 1 Jan. 1809 in New Braintree.[25] He was born on 28 Aug. 1786 in New Braintree.[26] Levina Warner, wife of Daniel Warner, of Pelham, was mentioned in the 1837 will of her aunt Livia Waite, of New Braintree. They were living in New Braintree, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1820 federal census,[27] and in Prescott, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1830,[28] 1840,[29] and 1850 federal census,[30] the 1855 state census,[31] and the 1860 federal census,[32] where he was a farmer. They had children:

1. Livia Warner, born on 28 May 1809 in New Braintree,[33] never married, died on 11 Dec. 1846 in Prescott, MA, aged 37 years, 6 months, 16 days, of “consumption.”[34]

2. Dwight Warner, born on 23 Jan. 1811 in New Braintree,[35] married 1.) Abigail Sloan Gray, of Prescott, on 2 Feb. 1832 in Prescott, MA.[36] They were living in New Braintree, MA, in the 1850 federal census.[37] She died on 27 Nov. 1851 in New Braintree, aged 39 years,[38] and he remarried to 2.) Mehitable Knapp, daughter of Jezaniah and Betsy (How) Knapp, of Petersham, MA,[39] on 9 Sept. 1852 in Brookfield, MA.[40] She was born on 31 Mar. 1810 in Petersham.[41] They were living in Worcester or West Boyleston, MA, in the 1855 state census.[42] He died intestate on 7 May 1857 in Hardwick, MA, aged 46 years, 10 months, 14 days, a “casualty,”[43] and his widow Mehitable Warner, of Hardwick, was granted administration of his estate on 21 May 1858, with Amasa Gibson, of Barre, and Philip Amidown, of Hardwick, as sureties.[44]

3. Mary Warner, born on 18 Nov. 1812 in New Braintree,[45] marriage not found.

4. Sarah Warner, born on 12 Sept. 1814 in New Braintree,[46] died on 23 Jan. 1815 in New Braintree.[47]

5. Horace Warner, born on 8 Dec. 1815 in New Braintree,[48] married Lucy Almira/Elmira Holbrook, daughter of Lewis and Lucy (Mann) Holbrook, of Worcester, MA,[49] on 18 Apr. 1841 in Worcester, MA.[50] She was born on 24 May 1809 in Worcester.[51] They were living in Worcester, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a butcher,[52] and in West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1860 federal census,[53] the 1865 state census,[54] and the 1870 federal census,[55] where he was a butcher. He died on 13 July 1881 in West Boylston, MA, aged 66 years, of “Brights disease,”[56] and she died a widow on 24 Nov. 1891 in West Boylston, aged 82 years, 6 months.[57]

6. Eli Warner, born on 25 Oct. 1817 in New Braintree,[58] married Lucia C. Cleveland, daughter of Elijah and Lucy (Barnes) Cleveland, of Hardwick, MA,[59] on 1 Apr. 1845 in Hardwick.[60] They were living in New Braintree, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census,[61] and the 1855 state census,[62] where he was a farmer, next door to Francis Washburn in Leicester, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1860 federal census,[63] where he was a laborer, and back in New Braintree, MA, in the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer.[64]

7. Henry Warner, born on 15 Aug. 1819 in New Braintree,[65] possibly married Anna Gardner Hutchinson in 1849.[66] They were living in Hardwick, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer.[67] They were not found in the 1860 federal census, but they were living in Ware, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer.[68]

8. Charles F. Warner, born on 30 Sept. 1830 in Prescott,[69] married Sarah L. Hutchinson, daughter of Amos Hutchinson, of Enfield, MA, on 27 Nov. 1855 in Enfield.[70] She was born in 1837 in Enfield, MA.[71] They were living with his parents in Prescott, MA, in the 1860 federal census, and they were still living in Prescott, MA, in the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer.[72] He served in Company G in the 3rd Regiment of Massachusetts Calvary in the Civil War.[73] He died on 8 Oct. 1914 in Enfield, MA, aged 83 years, 8 months, of “arterio sclerosis,”[74] and she died in 1930,[75] and they were both buried in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Ware, MA.

        2422   vi   (Unnamed daughter), born and died on 23 Aug. 1769 in New Braintree.[76]

        2423  vii   Deliverance7 “Leva/Livia” Washburn, born on 26 Jan. 1771 in New Braintree,[77] married Capt. David Waite (Jr.), son of David and Bersheba (Crowell) Waite, of New Braintree, in 1795.[78] He was born on 10 June 1771 in New Braintree.[79] On 24 Aug. 1803 he was appointed as guardian of Louisa Waite, a minor aged about 9 months, and daughter of his deceased brother Phineas Waite.[80] She was born on 19 Nov. 1802 in New Braintree.[81] They were living in New Braintree, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1810,[82] 1820,[83] and 1830 federal censuses.[84] David Waite (Jr.) testate on 30 Aug. 1836 in New Braintree, aged 65 years,[85] his will dated 6 Nov. 1832, and probated on 25 Oct. 1836, left his entire estate to his wife Livia Waite, and he named her as executrix of his estate.[86] (See Appendix [A] for a full transcription of his will.) Livia (Washburn) Waite a widow, testate, on 2 May 1846 in New Braintree, aged 75 years, of “pa­ral­y­sis,”[87] her will dated 4 Apr. 1837, and probated in June 1846, mentioned Patty Conkey, wife of David Conkey, of Pelham, County of Hampshire, Levina Warner, wife of Daniel Warner, of Pelham, and her niece Louisa Waite, of New Braintree, whom she named residual heir and as executrix of her estate.[88] (See Appendix [B] for a full transcription of her will.) They had at least one child:

a. (Unnamed child), died on 6 Jan. 1796 in New Braintree.[89]

        2424 viii   Martha7 “Patty” Washburn, born on 2 Aug. 1774 in New Braintree,[90] married David Conkey, of Pelham, Hampshire Co., MA, on 2 July 1801.[91] He was supposedly the son of John and Margaret (Abercrombie) Conkey, of Pelham,[92] who was born on 27 Sept. 1775 in Pelham.[93] Patty Conkey, wife of David Conkey, of Pelham, was mentioned in the 1837 will of her sister Livia Waite, of New Braintree. David Conkey was living in Pelham, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1820,[94] 1830,[95] and 1840 federal censuses,[96] where he was a farmer. Patty (Washburn) Conkey died on 1 Oct. 1848 in Pelham, aged 74 years, of a fever,[97] and he was living with his son, Austin W. Conkey, in Pelham, in the 1850 federal census, and with Milo and Mary Fuler in Pelham in the 1860 federal census.[98] David Conkey died a widower on 17 Jan. 1861 in Pelham, aged 84 years, 8 months,[99]  and was originally buried in Pelham Hollow Cemetery in Prescott, MA, but was moved to Valley Cemetery in Pelham, MA, in May of 1929, with his wife, son Levi W. Conkey, daughter Mary Conkey, and probably others. Patty Washburn and David Conkey had children:

a. Levi Washburn Conkey, born on 26 Oct. 1802 in Pelham, MA,[100] died on 20 Aug. 1803 in Pelham,[101] and was buried in Valley Cemetery in Pelham.

b. Austin Wells Conkey, born on 21 Sept. 1804 in Pelham,[102] married Char­lotte “Lottie” Wallis/Wallace, daughter of James and Cloe Wallace,[103] on 29 Apr. 1830 in Pelham.[104] They were living next door to his father in Pelham, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1840 federal census.[105] She died on 8 Mar. 1850 in Pelham, aged 47 years, of “consumption,”[106] and he was living in Pelham, MA, in the 1850 federal census, a carpenter,[107] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[108] He died on 29 Oct. 1861 in Pelham, aged 51 years, 1 month, 11 days, of “tyfoid fever,”[109] and they were both buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA. They had children:

1. Henry Martin Conkey, born on 7 Aug. 1832 in Pelham,[110] married Carrie S. Root, daughter of Joseph and Ann H. Root,[111] of Enfield, MA, on 18 May 1870 in Enfield.[112] She was born ca. 1844 in Enfield.[113] They were living in Springfield, MA, in the 1870 federal census, boarding with the family of Mark and Susan Stacy, where he was a machinist.[114]

2. George Conkey, born on 27 June 1834 in Pelham,[115] never married, was living in Chicopee, Hampden Co., MA, in the 1870 federal census with the family of Diana Fuller, where he was working in a pistol shop.[116] He died on 16 May 1885 in Chicopee, MA, aged 51 years, of pneumonia,[117] and was buried in East Street Cemetery in Chicopee.

3. Martha Ann Conkey, born on 11 Nov. 1836 in Pelham,[118] married Lyman Gaskill Wood, son of George N. and Joanna C. (Gaskill) Wood, of Pelham,[119] on 4 May 1860 in Pelham.[120] He was born on 23 Aug. 1834 in Pelham.[121] They were not found in the 1860 or 1870 federal censuses in Massachusetts.

4. Benjamin F. Conkey, born on 11 Oct. 1839 in Pelham,[122] marriage not found.

c. Olivia “Livy/Livia” Conkey, a daughter, born on 20 Feb. 1809 in Pelham,[123] married Miner Gold/Gould, son of Joseph and Polly Gold/Gould,[124] in 1833.[125] He was born ca. 1807 in Stafford, CT.[126] They were living in Pelham, MA, in the 1840 federal census, where he was a farmer,[127] the 1850 federal censuses, where he was a lawyer,[128] and the 1860,[129] and 1870 federal censuses,[130] where he was a farmer. She died on 15 Nov. 1876 in Belchertown, MA,[131] and he died on 6 June 1882 in Belchertown, MA, aged 77 years, of “congestion of the brain,”[132] and they were both buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA. They had children:

1. Levi Washburn Gold, born on 4 Dec. 1834 in Pelham,[133] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Pelham in the 1860 federal census, married Lois M. Barnes, daughter of Ansel and Deborah (Churchill) Barnes,[134] of Pelham, on 28 Jan. 1870 in Amherst, MA.[135] She was born on 23 Aug. 1848 in Pelham.[136] They were living in Belchertown, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a lumberman.[137] She died on 2 Oct. 1885 in Belchertown, MA, aged 37 years,[138] and he died on 2 Feb. 1904 in Leverett, MA, aged 69 years, 1 month, 29 days, of “Brights disease,”[139] and they were both buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA.

2. (Unnamed child), born and died on 3 July 1836 in Pelham.[140]

3. Theodore L. Gold, born on 6 Feb. 1838 in Pelham,[141] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Pelham in the 1860 federal census, married Elmira/Almira F. Cook, daughter of Nathaniel Cook, of Pelham, on 6 Feb. 1868 in Pelham.[142] They were living with his brother Levi Gold in Belchertown, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[143] She was born ca. 1847 in Pelham.[144] He died on 4 Jan. 1889 in Belchertown, MA, aged 50 years, 11 months, 4 days, of pneumonia,[145] and she died on 11 Feb. 1932 in Pelham, MA, aged 84 years, 10 months,[146] and they were both buried in Knights Corner Burial Ground in Pelham.

4. Elizabeth C. Gold, born on 15 July 1841 in Pelham,[147] married Hollis Dodge, son of Elison and Esther (Bartlett) Dodge, of Pelham,[148] on 31 May 1866 in Pelham.[149] He was born on 13 Sept. 1831 in Pelham.[150] They were living with his parents in Pelham, MA, in the 1870 federal census, near her parents, where he was a farmer.[151] She died on 20 June 1905 in Leverett, MA, aged 64 years, 11 months, 5 days, of “hernipligia,”[152] and he died a widower on 3 Apr. 1906 in East Leverett, MA, aged 74 years, 1 months, 0 days, of pneumonia,[153] and they were both buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA.

5. Louisa W. Gold, born ca. 1844  in Pelham,[154] never married, died on 22 July 1864 in Pelham, aged 20 years, 2 months, of “diphera,”[155] and was buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA.

6. David Martin Gold, born on 17 Oct. 1847 in Pelham,[156] marriage not found.

7. Hattie E. Gold, born in 1851, died on 6 Sept. 1854 in Pelham,[157] and was buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery in Ware, MA.

d. Martha “Patty” Conkey, born on 5 May 1811 in Pelham,[158] married Job Smith (Jr.), son of Job and Matilda Smith, of Pelham,[159] in ca. 1832.[160] He was born ca. 1805 in MA.[161] They were living in Pelham, MA, in the 1840,[162] 1850,[163] and 1860 federal censuses,[164] where he was a farmer. He committed suicide by hanging himself on 7 Mar. 1868 in Pelham, aged 63 years.[165] She was living with her daughter and son-in-law Harrison T. Horr in Pelham in the 1870 federal census, and she died a widow on 31 Dec. 1874 in Granby, MA, aged 63 years, 8 month, of “lung fever,”[166] and they were both buried in Valley Cemetery in Pelham, MA. They had children:

1. Mary Louisa Smith, born on 27 Oct. 1834 in Pelham,[167] married Austin Hunter, of Prescott, MA, son of Amos and Abigail Hunter, in 1859 in Pelham.[168] They were living in Prescott, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer,[169] but they were not found in Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1870 federal census. She died on 15 Aug. 1902 in Belchertown, MA, aged 67 years,[170] and he died on 14 Aug. 1920 in Belchertown, aged 96 years,[171] and they were both buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Belchertown.

2. Mehitable “Hattie” S. Smith, born on 15 Feb. 1838 in Pelham,[172] married Albert L. Sanborn, of Holyoke, MA, son of John and Sarah Sanborn, on 18 Nov. 1866 in Holyoke, MA.[173] He was born ca. 1840 in Kirby, VT.[174] They were living in Holyoke, Hampden Co., MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[175] She died on 6 Dec. 1892 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, aged 54 years, 9 months, of pneumonia.[176]

3. Hannah M. Smith, born on 20 Jan. 1842 in Pelham,[177] married Sgt. Harrison Z. Horr, son of Harmon P. and Martha (Hawley) Horr, of Pelham,[178] on 2 May 1867 in Pelham.[179] He was born in 1842 in Pelham, but his birth was not recorded in the Pelham vital records,[180] and he served as a Sergeant in Company F, 31st Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers.[181] They were living in Pelham, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[182] He died committed suicide by shooting himself on 28 Sept. 1876 in Pelham, aged 34 years, 6 months,[183] and she died in 1927 in Pelham,[184] and they were both buried in Valley Cemetery in Pelham, MA.

4. Laura C. Smith, born on 21 June 1845 in Pelham,[185] married Myret E. Boynton, son of Emery and Mary Ann (Wheeler) Boynton,[186] on 31 Dec. 1863 in Pelham.[187] He was born ca. 1843 in Pelham.[188] They were living in Pelham, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a retail merchant.[189] He died on 7 Mar. 1904 in Pelham, aged 61 years, 0 months, 13 days, of “angina futeris,”[190] and she died a widow on 1 Aug. 1927 in Pelham, aged 82 years,[191] and they were both buried in Valley Cemetery in Pelham.

e. Mary Conkey, born on 11 Aug. 1814 in Pelham,[192] never married, died on 11 Oct. 1843 in Pelham, aged 29 years,[193] and was buried in Valley Cemetery in Pelham.

 

 

(927.) Jeremiah6 Washburn, second son of (354) Capt. Joseph5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 7 Sept. 1731,[194] married 1.) Chari­ty Pratt, daughter of Joseph and Lydia (Leonard) Pratt (3rd),[195] on 24 Apr. 1754 in Bridgewater.[196] She was a granddaughter of Joseph and Sarah (Benson) Pratt (Jr.), of Weymouth.[197] Joseph Pratt the Second, of Bridgewater, named his daughter Charaty in his 1753 will.[198]

         Charity (Pratt) Washburn died on 1 May 1775 in Bridgewater,[199] and Jeremiah remarried to 2.) Kezia4 Snell, daughter of Dr. Daniel3 and Joanna4 (Harlow) Snell,[200] on 19 Aug. 1777 in Bridgewater.[201] She was born on 13 Sept. 1745 in Bridgewater,[202] a grand­daughter of Amos2 and Mary (Packard) Snell,[203] and of William3 and Joanna (Jack­son) Harlow (3rd), of Plymouth.[204]

         Jeremiah Washburn was executor of his father’s will in 1767, and they were still living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1790 federal census, next door to his son-in-law, Simeon Wood,[205] and in the 1800 federal census.[206] He died testate on 5 Apr. 1810 in Bridgewater, aged 71 years.[207] His will was dated 20 June 1806, and proved on 6 Aug. 1810. He named his son, Jeremiah, as his sole execu­tor, and mentioned his wife, Kezia, son Barnabas, son Libeus, son Levi, daughter Lydia Wood, and her husband, Simeon Wood, and daughters Tabitha and Hannah. It was witnessed by Cornelius Holmes, Nathan Mitchell, and Cornelius Holmes, Jr.[208] (See Appendix [C] for a full transcription of his will.)

            Keziah (Snell) Washburn was declared mentally incompetent in 1825, and Cornelius Holmes, Jr., of Bridgewater, was ap­pointed as her guardian by the Selectmen of Bridgewater on 2 Aug. 1825.[209] She died a widow, testate, on 6 Nov. 1826 in Bridgewater, aged 81 years, of “old age,”[210] her will dated 20 July 1826, and probated on 20 Nov. 1826, mentioned her son Livy Washburn, the two sons and three daughters of her son Jeremiah Washburn, deceased, and she named Benjamin Pope as executor of her estate.[211] (See Appendix [D] for a full transcription of her will.)

            Jere­miah Washburn had proba­bly 8 chil­dren by Charity Pratt, and 5 more children by Keziah Snell:

        2425     i   Lydia7 Washburn, born on 31 Jan. 1755 in Bridgewater,[212] married Capt. Simeon Wood, son of Ebenezer and Lydia (Lovell) Wood, of Middleborough,[213] as his third wife, on 6 May 1778 in Bridgewater.[214] He was a twin, born on 28 Sept. 1740 in Middlebor­ough,[215] a grandson of Abiel and Abiah (Bowen) Wood, of Middleborough.[216] Capt. Simeon Wood had married first to Sarah Weston on 12 Dec. 1765 in Middleborough,[217] and secondly to Mary (Randall) Keith, widow of Isaac Keith, of Easton,[218] on 25 Oct. 1774 in Easton.[219] He was probably the Simeon Wood who served as a Private in Lt. Samuel Dunbar’s Company from Bridgewater in 1780 during the Revolutionary War.[220] Simeon Wood was living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1790,[221] and 1800 federal censuses.[222] Capt. Simeon Wood died testate on 19 Aug. 1802 in Bridgewater, aged 61 years,[223] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater,[224] his will dated 2 May 1801, and probated on 6 Sept. 1802, mentioned his wife Lydia, his two eldest daughters Lusana and Sarah, his two youngest daughters Mary and Lydia, his eldest son Rufus, and his five sons Rufus, Simeon, Philander, Lewis, and George Washington Wood, and he named his sons Rufus and Simeon as executors of his estate, but only Rufus Wood was confirmed as the executor. Ezra Conant, Nathan Mitchell, and Isaac Lazell, all of Bridgewater, Gentlemen, were appointed to set off to the widow Lydia Wood her thirds or right of dower from the estate of Simeon Wood, late of Bridgewater, Gentleman, and to divide the balance of the estate into five equal shares, and to assign one share each to Rufus Wood, Simeon Wood, Philander Wood, Lewis Wood, and Geo. Washington Wood, on 6 Sept. 1802.[225] (See Appendix [E] for a full transcription of his will.) Lydia (Washburn) Wood died tes­tate on 4 Feb. 1832 in Bridgewater, of “lethargy,” aged 77 years,[226] her simple will dated in 1818 mentioned only her two daughters Mary and Lydia, and Cyrus Benson, of Bridgewater, was granted administration with will annexed of her estate on 3 Apr. 1832.[227] (See Appendix [F] for a full transcription of her will.) Deacon Alfred Wood said they were both buried in Middleborough, but their find-a-grave memorials show them both buried in Bridgewater.[228] Lydia Washburn and Capt. Simeon Wood had chil­dren:

a. Lt. Rufus Wood, born on 15 Mar. 1779 in Bridgewater,[229] married (3194) Susanna Hooper, daughter of Lt. James and (1264) Susanna6 (Washburn) Hooper (Jr.),[230] in 1800.[231] She was born on 29 Aug. 1776 in Bridgewater,[232] a grand­daughter of James and Mary (Johnson) Hooper,[233] and of (426) Benjamin5 and Mary5 (Cushman) Washburn (Jr.), of Bridgewater.[234] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1810,[235] 1820,[236] 1830,[237] and 1840 federal censuses,[238] where he was a farmer. He died intestate on 31 Aug. 1845 in Bridgewater, of “schirrous sto­mach and cancerous humors,” aged 66 years,[239] and Philo Leach, of Bridgewater, was granted administration of his estate on 7 Oct. 1845, at the request of Susannah Wood, the widow, and Willard Wood and Rachel Allen, children of the deceased.[240] Susanna (Hooper) Wood died a widow on 7 July 1849 in Bridge­water, of “paraly­sis,” aged 72 years,[241] and they were both buried in Conant Street Cemetery in Bridgewater. They had children:

1. Rachel Wood, born on 16 Oct. 1800 in Bridgewater,[242] married 1.) Oliver Allen (Jr.), son of Oliver and Susannah (Whitman) Allen,[243] on 20 Sept. 1819 in Bridgewater.[244] He was born on 1 Mar. 1794 in Bridgewater.[245] They were living in the South Parish of Bridgewater in the 1820 federal census, where he was a farmer,[246] and in Bridgewater in the 1830,[247] 1840,[248] and 1850 federal cen­suses,[249] and in the 1855 state cen­sus,[250] where he was a farmer. He died tes­tate on 19 Dec. 1855 in Bridgewater, aged 61 years, of “stoppage,”[251] his will dated 18 Dec. 1855, and probated in Feb. 1856, mentioned his nephew John A. Bennett, and his wife Rachel Allen, whom he appointed as executrix of his estate.[252] (See Appendix [G] for a full transcription of his will.) Rachel Allen was a widow living in Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census,[253] and the 1865 state census,[254] and she remarried to 2.) Christopher Dyer Copeland, son of Cyrus and Abigail (Dyer) Copeland,[255] and widow of her sister Eunice (Wood) Copeland, and Almira (Turner) Copeland, on 13 Nov. 1866 in Bridgewater.[256] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[257] She died on 16 Nov. 1878 in Bridgewater, aged 78 years, 1 month, of “fatty degeneration of heart,”[258] and he died a widower, testate, on 30 Apr. 1883 in Bridgewater, aged 82 years, 8 months, 28 days, of pneumonia,[259] and was buried in Mount Prospect Cemetery in Bridgewater, his will dated 1 Mar. 1879, and probated on 11 June 1883, mentioned his son Valentine Copeland, daughter Eunice H. Wood, widow of Rufus W. Wood, son Lorenzo Copeland, and son Warren T. Copeland, and he named his sons Lorenzo and Warren as executors of his estate.[260]

2. Willard Wood, born on 19 June 1802 in Bridgewater,[261] mar­ried 1.) Har­ri­et Caswell, his first cousin, daughter of Zephaniah and Azubah (Hooper) Caswell,[262] on 30 Apr. 1826 in Bridgewater.[263] She was born on 1 Sept. 1806 in Bridgewater,[264] a grand­daughter also of Lt. James and (1264) Susanna6 (Washburn) Hooper (Jr.), of Bridgewater.[265] They were living next door to his father in Bridgewater in the 1830,[266] and 1840 federal censuses,[267] where he was a farmer. She died on 16 Sept. 1843 in Bridgewater, of ty­phus fever, aged 37 years, 15 days,[268] and he remarried to 2.) Anna Waterman (Chipman) Caswell, daughter of George and Huldah (Leach) Chipman,[269] and widow of his first cousin, Zephaniah Caswell (Jr.), in 1844 in Bridgewater.[270] She was born on 9 Aug. 1804 in Bridgewater.[271] He was a shoemaker and farmer. They were liv­ing in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census with Zephaniah and Azubah Caswell,[272] Azubah H. Caswell was living with them in Bridgewater in the 1855 state cen­sus,[273] and they were living in Middleborough in the 1860 federal census,[274] and the 1865 state census.[275] She died on 23 Feb. 1875 in Middleborough, aged 70 years, 7 months, 14 days, of pneumonia,[276] and he died a widower on 2 Apr. 1887 in Middleborough, aged 84 years, 9 months, 14 days, of “cystitis,”[277] and was buried in Conant Street Cemetery in Bridgewater.

3. Eunice Hooper Wood, born on 2 Apr. 1804 in Bridgewater,[278] married Chris­topher Dyer Copeland, son of Cyrus and Abigail (Dyer) Copeland,[279] on 14 May 1826 in Bridgewater.[280] He was born on 2 Aug. 1800 in Bridgewater,[281] a grandson of Christopher and (706) Sarah6 (Bassett) Dyer, of South Bridgewater.[282] She died on 12 July 1831 in Braintree, MA, aged 27 years, of “canker,”[283] and was buried in Conant Street Cemetery in Bridgewater. He remarried to Almira Turner, of Braintree, daughter of Caleb and Deborah Turner, on 7 July 1834 in Weymouth, MA.[284] She was born on 11 Oct. 1799 in Duxbury.[285] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a cotton gin manufacturer,[286] in the 1855 state census, where he was a gin wright, and his widowed mother was living with them,[287] in the 1860 federal census, where he was a gin wright,[288] and in the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer.[289] She died on 2 Sept. 1865 in Bridgewater, aged 65 years, 10 months, of dysentery,[290] and was buried in Mount Prospect Cemetery in Bridgewater. He remarried again to his first wife’s widowed sister, Rachel (Wood) Allen, on 13 Nov. 1866 in Bridgewater.[291] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[292] She died on 16 Nov. 1878 in Bridgewater, aged 78 years, 1 month, of “fatty degeneration of heart,”[293] and he died a widower, testate, on 30 Apr. 1883 in Bridgewater, aged 82 years, 8 months, 28 days, of pneumonia,[294] and was buried in Mount Prospect Cemetery in Bridgewater, his will dated 1 Mar. 1879, and probated on 11 June 1883, mentioned his son Valentine Copeland, daughter Eunice H. Wood, widow of Rufus W. Wood, son Lorenzo Copeland, and son Warren T. Copeland, and he named his sons Lorenzo and Warren as executors of his estate.[295] (See Appendix [H] for a full transcription of his will.)

4. Winslow Wood, born on 6 Dec. 1806 in Bridgewater,[296] died on 15 Mar. 1808 in Bridgewater, in his 2nd year,[297] and was buried in the Old Graveyard Bridgewater.[298]

5. Rufus Wood (Jr.), born on 16 Aug. 1812 in Bridgewater,[299] died on 12 Oct. 1823 in Bridgewater, of typhus fever, aged 11 years.[300]

b. Mary Wood, born on 20 Feb. 1781 in Bridgewater,[301] married Spencer6 Leon­ard, son of (1053) Samuel5 and Deborah6 (Mitchell) Leonard (Jr.), on 2 May 1805 in Bridgewater.[302] He was born on 21 Nov. 1781 in Bridgewater,[303] a grandson of (380) Samuel4 and Lydia (Besse) Leon­ard, and of Hon. Nathan5, Esq., and Anne4 (Cary) Mitch­ell, of Bridgewater. He served as a Private in Capt. Sears Washburn’s Company from Bridgewater in 1814 during the War of 1812.[304] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1810,[305] 1830,[306] 1840,[307] and 1850 federal censuses,[308] the 1855 state cen­sus,[309] and the 1860 federal census,[310] where he was a farmer. She died on 9 Mar. 1863 in Bridgewater, aged 82 years, 14 days,[311] and he was living in Bridgewater in the 1865 state census with his daughter, Lydia W. Benson. He died a widower, tes­tate, on 7 Mar. 1866 in Bridgewater, aged 84 years, of “paralysis,”[312] his will dated 16 Jan. 1844, and probated on 9 Apr. 1866, mentioned his unnamed wife, his daughters Mary Keith and Lydia W. Benson, his four sons Simeon W. Leonard, Martin Leonard, Spencer Leonard, and Lewis Leonard, and he named his son Simeon W. Leonard as executor of his estate, but since Simeon had already died before 1866 his son Spencer Leon­ard (Jr.) petitioned for administration with will annexed of his estate on 12 Mar. 1866.[313] (See Appendix [I] for a full transcription of his will.) They were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater. They had children:

1. Simeon7 W. Leonard, born on 5 Feb. 1807 in Bridgewater,[314] married Betsey Leonard, daughter of (2510) Nehemiah and Phebe (Pratt) Leonard,[315] on 19 May 1828 in Bridgewater.[316] She was born on 1 Feb. 1810 in Bridgewater,[317] a granddaughter of (941) Seth and Silence5 (Packard) Pratt, of Bridgewater. He was a shoemaker in Bridgewater, and they were living in Bridgewater in the 1830,[318] 1840,[319] and 1850 federal censuses,[320] the 1855 state census,[321] and the 1860 federal census.[322] He was named as executor of his father’s estate in 1844, but he died intestate on 25 Aug. 1863 in Bridgewater, aged 56 years, 6 months, of heart disease,[323] before his father’s estate was probated, and his brother Spencer Leonard Jr. was granted administration of his estate on 28 Sept. 1863.[324] Betsey (Leonard) Leonard was still living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census,[325] and she died a widow on 27 May 1874 in Bridgewater, aged 64 years, 3 months, 26 days, of heart disease,[326] and they were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater.

2. Martin7 Leonard, born on 19 Feb. 1809 in Bridgewater,[327] married 1.) Joan D. Bradford on 2 Jan. 1837 in Bridgewater.[328] She was born in Mar. 1815 in Kingston.[329] They were living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1840,[330] and 1850 federal censuses,[331] where he was a farmer. She died on 31 Dec. 1851 in Bridgewater, aged 37 years, of “consumption,”[332] and was buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater. He remarried to 2.) Elizabeth A. Sturtevant, daughter of Sylvanus and Polly (Leonard) Sturtevant,[333] before 1855. She was born on 29 July 1818 in Bridgewater.[334] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1855 state census,[335] and the 1860 federal census,[336] where he was a farmer. She died on 25 May 1861 in Bridgewater, aged 42 years, 9 months, 27 days, of cancer,[337] and he was still living in Bridgewater in the 1865 state census.[338] He remarried again to 3.) Ruth H. (Clark) Drew, daughter of John and Sarah (Davie) Clark, as her third husband, on 7 May 1870 in Bridgewater.[339] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[340] He died on 20 July 1886 in Bridgewater, aged 77 years, 5 months, 1 day, of “water around the heart,”[341] and was also buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater. she died a widow on 27 Nov. 1897 in Plymouth, MA, aged 76 years, 6 months, 24 days, of “consumption.”[342]

3. Mary7 Leonard, born on 1 Aug. 1811 in Bridgewater,[343] married Isaac Keith, son of Howe and Martha “Patty” (Hayward) Keith, of Bridgewater,[344] on 6 Jan. 1833 in Bridgewater.[345] He was born on 4 Aug. 1799 in Bridgewater.[346] Daughter Mary Keith was named in the 1844 will of her father. They were living in East Bridgewater, MA, in the 1840,[347] and 1850 federal censuses,[348] the 1855 state census,[349] the 1860 federal census,[350] the 1865 state census,[351] and the 1870 federal census,[352] where he was a shoe cutter. He died on 9 Dec. 1873 in East Bridgewater, aged 74 years, 4 months, 5 days, of “nervous shock,”[353] and she died a widow on 23 Feb. 1880 in East Bridgewater, aged 68 years, 6 months, 16 days, of heart disease,[354] but no probate records were filed for either of their estates in Plymouth County.

4. Spencer7 Leonard (Jr.), born on 18 Aug. 1814 in Bridgewater,[355] married Cementha T. Sturtevant, daughter of Isaac and Polly (Chandler) Sturtevant, of Duxbury,[356] on 12 Aug. 1840 in Bridgewater.[357] She was born on 29 Dec. 1820 in Duxbury.[358] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a trader,[359] and in the 1855 state census,[360] the 1860 federal census,[361] the 1865 state census,[362] and the 1870 federal census,[363] where he was a farmer. He was administrator of the estate of his brother Simeon W. Leonard in 1863, and he was administrator with will annexed of his father’s estate in 1866. She died on 3 Dec. 1892 in Bridgewater, aged 71 years, 11 months, 14 days, of a tumor,[364] and he died a widower on 30 Sept. 1898 in Bridgewater, aged 84 years, 1 month, 12 days, of “paralysis,”[365] and they were both buried in Pratt Town Cemetery in Bridgewater.

5. Lydia7 Washburn Leonard, born on 4 Apr. 1817 in Bridgewater,[366] married Cyrus Benson (Jr.), her first cousin, son of Dr. Cyrus and Lydia (Wood) Benson, on 25 Oct. 1842 in Bridgewater.[367] He was born on 19 May 1821 in Bridgewater.[368] Daughter Lydia W. Benson was named in the 1844 will of her father, and they were living in the household of his parents in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a teacher.[369] He died intestate on 6 Sept. 1854 in Bridgewater, of “incurition,”[370] buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater, and his widow Lydia W. Benson was granted administration of his estate on 3 Oct. 1854.[371] Cyrus Benson, Martin Leonard, and Simeon W. Mitchell, all of Bridgewater, were appointed to set off to Lydia W. Benson, widow of Cyrus Benson Jr., late of Bridgewater, her dower or one third part of the estate of her late husband on 27 Feb. 1855.[372] She was still living with his parents in Bridgewater in the 1855 state census,[373] with her parents in Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census,[374] her widowed father was living with her in Bridgewater in the 1865 state census,[375] and she was still living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[376] She died a widow on 18 Sept. 1879 in Bridgewater, aged 62 years, 5 months, 14 days, of heart disease,[377] was also buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater, and their son Zeno Benson, of Bridgewater, was granted administration of her estate on 8 Dec. 1879.[378]

6. Sarah Leonard, born on 4 Nov. 1820 in Bridgewater,[379] died on 21 Feb. 1822 in Bridgewater, aged 15 months,[380] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.[381]

7. Lewis7 Leonard, born on 16 Nov. 1824 in Bridgewater,[382] married Lucy Bradford Waterman, daughter of Otis and Betsey (Waterman) Waterman, of Kingston, on 22 Nov. 1846 in Kingston.[383] She was born on 25 Oct. 1823 in Kingston.[384] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a trader,[385] and the 1855 state census, where he was a farmer,[386] and in Middleborough in the 1860 federal census, where he was a master farmer,[387] the 1865 state census,[388] and the 1870 federal census,[389] where he was a farmer. He died intestate on 1 Apr. 1880 in Kingston, MA, aged 55 years, 4 months, of a concussion of lungs after being thrown from a carriage,[390] and his son Fred M. Leonard, of Middleborough, was granted administration of his estate on 19 Apr. 1880.[391] She died a widow on 28 July 1880 in Middleborough, aged 56 years, 9 months, 3 days, of “consumption.”[392]

c. Simeon Wood (Jr.), born on 3 Feb. 1784 in Bridgewater,[393] he chose his mother, Lydia Wood, as his guardian on 6 Sept. 1802,[394] and he mar­ried Keziah Dunbar, daugh­ter of Jesse and Azubah6 (Conant) Dunbar, of Bridgewater,[395] on 3 Dec. 1809 in Bridgewater.[396] She was born on 17 Nov. 1782 in Bridgewater,[397] a granddaughter of James and Experience (Hayward) Dunbar, and of Jeremiah5 and Martha4 (Packard) Conant, of Bridgewater,[398] and they settled in Boston.[399] He was presumably the Simeon Wood living in Boston in the 1820 federal census.[400] He died on 28 May 1822 in Bridgewater or Boston,[401] and was possibly buried in Middleborough, but no probate records were filed for his estate in Plymouth County. She was living with her son Henry Wood in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[402] and the 1855 state census.[403] She died intes­tate on 23 Sept. 1855 in Bridgewater, aged 72 years, 10 months, 6 days, of dysentery,[404] was buried in Great Woods Cemetery in Bridgewater, and her son Simeon D. Wood was granted administration of her estate on 3 Dec. 1855, as requested by Henry Wood, the only other heir.[405] They had 2 sons:

1. Henry Wood, born on 19 Oct. 1812 in Boston,[406] apparently married late in life. His widowed mother and her sister were living with him in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[407] the 1855 state census,[408] the 1860 federal census,[409] and the 1865 state cen­sus­,[410] where he was a farmer, but was unmarried. He married Louisa DeMaranville/Demoranville, daughter of Josiah and Louisa (Downing) DeMaranville/Demoranville,[411] on 7 Feb. 1867 in Lakeville, MA.[412] They were living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[413] He died testate on 8 July 1876 in Bridgewater, aged 63 years, of “cancer in bowels,”[414] and was buried in Great Woods Cemetery in Bridgewater, his will dated 4 July 1876, and probated on 28 Aug. 1876, mentioned his wife Louisa Wood, and their son Henry A. Wood, and he named his wife as executor of his estate[415]. (See Appendix [J] for a full transcription of his will.) She remarried to Humphrey R. Crapo, of Rochester, MA, son of Humphrey Russell and Susan (Baker) Crapo,[416] as his second wife, on 22 June 1878 in Rochester.[417] He was born in 1820 in Dartmouth,[418] and died on 19 Mar. 1903 in Rochester, aged 82 years, 9 months, 24 days, of “organic disease of heart.”[419] She died a widow on 2 Mar. 1906 in Lakeville, MA, aged 65 years, 3 months, 10 days, of “Brights disease,”[420] and they were both buried in Sherman Cemetery in Rochester, MA.

2. Simeon D. Wood, born in 1817,[421] probably in Boston, married Elizabeth B. Alden, daughter of Thomas and Matilda (Copeland) Alden, of Bridgewater,[422] on 28 Aug. 1843 in Bridgewater.[423] She was born ca. 1820 in Bridgewater.[424] They were living in Bridge­water in the 1850 federal cen­sus, where he was a shoemaker,[425] the 1855 state census, where he was a farmer,[426] the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe cutter,[427] the 1865 state census, where he was a shoemaker,[428] and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[429] She died on 18 Nov. 1892 in Bridgewater, aged 72 years, 9 months,[430] and he died a widower on 4 Dec. 1895 in Bridgewater, aged 78 years, 10 months, 21 days, of heart disease.[431]

d. Lydia Wood, born on 10 July 1786 in Bridgewater,[432] she chose her mother, Lydia Wood, as her guardian on 6 Sept. 1802,[433] and she married Dr. Cyrus6 Benson, son of (1718) Jonathan5 and Lydia (Harden) Benson (Jr.),[434] on 7 Aug. 1806 in Bridgewater.[435] He was born on 6 May 1784 in Bridgewater,[436] a grandson of (529) Lt. Jonathan4 and Martha (Snell) Benson, of Bridgewater.[437] They were living in the South Parish of Bridgewater in the 1810 federal census, probably with his newly married brother Jonathan,[438] and in the 1820 federal census, where he was a farmer,[439] and they were living in Bridgewater in the 1830,[440] 1840,[441] and 1850 federal censuses,[442] where he was a farmer, and in the 1855 state census, where he was a physician.[443] He died testate on 16 July 1858 in Bridgewater, aged 74 years, of “consumption,”[444] his will dated 1 Feb. 1858, and probated in Aug. 1858, mentioned his wife Lydia Benson, grandsons Zeno Benson and Aubrey Benson, granddaughters Alice F. Benson and Lemira Benson, daughter-in-law Lydia Benson, and daughters Almira B. Leonard and Cassandra Lane, and he named his wife Lydia Benson and George W. Wood, of Middleborough, his wife’s brother, as executors of his estate.[445] (See Appendix [K] for a full transcription of his will.) Marcus and Lucina Holmes were probably living with her in Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census.[446] She died a widow, testate, on 17 May 1862 in Bridgewater, aged 75 years, 10 months,[447] her will dated 9 Sept. 1858, and probated on 1 July 1862, mentioned her daughter-in-law Lydia W. Benson, her daughters Almira B. Leonard and Cassandra Lane, and her four grandchildren Alice F. Benson, Zeno Benson, Lemira Benson, and Aubrey Benson, and she named George W. Wood, of Middleborough, as executor of her estate.[448] (See Appendix [L] for a full transcription of her will.) They were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater. They had children:

1. Almira7 Benson, born on 29 Aug. 1808 in Bridgewater,[449] married Franklin B. Leonard, of South Leeds, ME, son of Martin and Hannah (Stetson) Leonard,[450] in 1831.[451] He was born in May 1806 in Turner, ME.[452] Daughter Almira B. Leonard was mentioned in the 1858 wills of her father and mother. They were living in Leeds, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1840 federal census, where he was a farmer,[453] and the 1850 federal census, where he was a carriage maker,[454] in Leeds, Androscoggin Co., ME, in the 1860 federal census, where he was again a farmer.[455] She died on 15 Apr. 1873 in Leeds, ME,[456] and he died on 27 June 1886 in Randolph, Norfolk Co., MA, aged 80 years, 1 month, 9 days,[457] and they were both buried in Fish Cemetery in Leeds, ME.

2. Cassandra7 Benson, born on 30 July 1813 in Bridgewater,[458] married (3696) Giddings Lane (Jr.), son of Giddings and (1601) Jemima (Norris) Lane, of Leeds, ME, in ca. 1833.[459] He was born on 16 May 1802 in Leeds, ME,[460] a grandson of Samuel and (500) Lydia5 (Washburn) Lane, of Wareham, MA. Daughter Cassandra Lane was mentioned in the 1858 wills of her father and mother. He was a farmer living in Leeds, Kennebec Co., ME, enumerated as “Gideon” Lane, in the 1850 federal census,[461] and in Leeds, Androscoggin Co., ME, in the 1860 federal census.[462] He died on 15 Nov. 1879 in Leeds, ME, aged 77 years,[463] and she died on 12 Dec. 1893 in Leeds, ME, aged 80 years,[464] and they were both buried in Fish Cemetery in Leeds, ME. [See the family of Giddings Lane Jr. for their children.]

3. Cyrus7 Benson (Jr.), born on 19 May 1821 in Bridgewater,[465] married Lydia7 Washburn Leonard, his first cousin, daughter of Spencer6 and Mary (Wood) Leonard, of Bridgewater,[466] on 25 Oct. 1842 in Bridgewater.[467] She was born on 4 Apr. 1817 in Bridgewater.[468] They were living with his parents in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a teacher.[469] He died intestate on 6 Sept. 1854 in Bridgewater, of “incurition,”[470] buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater, and his widow Lydia W. Benson was granted administration of his estate on 3 Oct. 1854.[471] Cyrus Benson, Martin Leonard, and Simeon W. Mitchell, all of Bridgewater, were appointed to set off to Lydia W. Benson, widow of Cyrus Benson Jr., late of Bridgewater, her dower or one third part of the estate of her late husband on 27 Feb. 1855.[472] Daughter-in-law Lydia W. Benson was mentioned in the 1858 will of her mother-in-law, Lydia Benson. She was living with his parents in Bridgewater in the 1855 state census,[473] with her parents in Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census,[474] her widowed father was living with her in Bridgewater in the 1865 state census,[475] and she was still living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[476] She died a widow, intestate, on 18 Sept. 1879 in Bridgewater, aged 62 years, 5 months, 14 days, of heart disease,[477] was also buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater, and their son Zeno Benson, of Bridgewater, was granted administration of her estate on 8 Dec. 1879.[478]

e. Philander Wood, born on 19 July 1789 in Bridgewater,[479] his mother, Lydia Wood, was appointed as his guardian on 6 Sept. 1802,[480] and he mar­ried Martha6 “Pat­ty” Benson, daugh­ter of (1721) Jonah5 and Martha (Tomson) Benson,[481] on 25 Nov. 1813 in Bridgewater.[482] She was born on 16 Oct. 1794 in Bridgewater,[483] a granddaughter of (529) Lt. Jonathan4 and Martha (Snell) Benson.[484] He served as a private from Bridgewater in Capt. Isaac Keith’s Company, Lt. Col. Caleb Howard’s Plymouth County Regiment of Massachusetts Militia in 1814 during the War of 1812.[485] He was a farmer, and they were living in Bridgewater in the 1840,[486] and 1850 federal censuses,[487] the 1855 state census,[488] the 1860 federal census,[489] and the 1865 state census­.[490] He died tes­tate on 24 Apr. 1866 in Bridgewater, aged 76 years, 9 months, 5 days, of “mortification,”[491] his will dated 24 Jan. 1862, and probated on 14 May 1866, mentioned his wife Patty Wood, his daughters Patty Bartlett, wife of David Bartlett, of West Bridgewater, Hannah W. Benson, wife of Alonzo S. Benson, of Bridgewater, and Emily Pratt, wife of Otis Pratt, of Halifax, and two sons Nahum B. Wood and Martin Wood, and he named his son Nahum B. Wood as executor of his estate.[492] (See Appendix [M] for a full transcription of his will.) She died a widow on 14 June 1868 in  Bridgewater, aged 73 years, 7 months, 29 days, of congestion of lungs,[493] and they were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater. They had chil­dren:

1. Jane Wood, born on 29 Dec. 1814 in Bridgewater,[494] married Ebenezer Wood, Jr., son of Ebenezer and Cynthia (Soule) Wood, of Halifax,[495] on 1 Oct. 1840 in Bridgewater,[496] but she died on 27 Oct. 1841 in Halifax, aged 26 years, of “puer penal disease,”[497] and was buried in Tomson Cemetery in Halifax. He remarried to Hannah M. Thompson, daughter of Asa and Hannah (Thomson) Thompson (Jr.),[498] on 17 Apr. 1844 in Halifax.[499] They were living next door to his father in Halifax in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer.[500] He died in­tes­tate on 26 Nov. 1865 in Hali­fax, aged 64 years, of “consumption,”[501] and his widow Hannah M. Wood was granted administration of his estate on 9 July 1866.[502]

2. Martha “Patty” Wood, born on 7 May 1816 in Bridgewater,[503] married David Bart­lett (Jr.), son of David and Polly B. (Howard) Bartlett, of West Bridgewater,[504] on 1 Dec. 1841 in Bridgewater,[505] but they probably had no children. He was born on ca. 11 Feb. 1811 in West Bridgewater.[506] Daughter Patty Bartlett, wife of David Bartlett, of West Bridgewater, was mentioned in the 1862 will of her father. They were liv­ing in West Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[507] the 1855 state cen­sus,[508] the 1860 federal census,[509] the 1865 state census,[510] and the 1870 federal census,[511] where he was a farmer. She died on 20 July 1874 in West Bridgewater, aged 58 years, 2 months, 13 days, of “apoplexy,”[512] and he died a widower on 31 May 1898 in West Bridgewater, aged 87 years, 3 months, 20 days, of “La Grippe.”[513]

3. Philander Wood (Jr.), born on 10 July 1818 in Bridgewater,[514] died intestate on 8 Sept. 1844 in Bridgewater, of “typhus fever,” aged 26 years,[515] presumably unmarried, and his father, Philander Wood, was granted administration of his estate on 2 Dec. 1844.[516]

4. Hannah Waterman Wood, born on 26 Nov. 1820 in Bridge­water,[517] mar­ried Alonzo P. Benson, son of Samuel H. and Rachel Benson, on 22 Jan. 1845 in Bridgewater.[518] He was born in ca. Apr. 1816.[519] Daughter Hannah W. Benson, wife of Alonzo S. Benson, of Bridgewater, was mentioned in the 1862 will of her father. They were living in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was the almshouse keeper,[520] and in the 1855 state census,[521] the 1860 federal census,[522] and the 1865 state cen­sus­,[523] where he was a farmer. He died on 8 Mar. 1869 in Bridgewater, aged 52 years, 10 months, 14 days, of “consumption,”[524] but no pro­bate re­cords were filed for his estate in Plymouth Coun­ty, and she was still living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[525] She died a widow on 10 Jan. 1876 in Bridgewater, aged 55 years 1 month, 15 days, of “liver,”[526] and they were both buried in Conant Street Cemetery in Bridgewater.

5. Nahum Benson Wood, born on 27 Aug. 1827 in Bridgewater,[527] was still unmar­ried and liv­ing with his parents in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, the 1855 state census, the 1860 federal census, and 1865 state census, where he was a farmer. He was executor of his father’s estate in 1866, and was still unmarried and living with his brother Martin Wood in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[528] He married late in life to Sarah Elizabeth (Morton) Lebarron, daughter of Benjamin W. and Betsey W. (Snow) Morton,[529] and widow of Simon M. Lebarron, in 1877.[530] She was born in 1841.[531] He died on 26 Mar. 1891 in Bridgewater, aged 63 years, 8 months, of “typhoid pneumonia,”[532] and she died a widow in 1923 in Bridgewater,[533] and they were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater.

6. Martin Wood, born on 28 Mar. 1830 in Bridgewater,[534] was also still unmar­ried and living with his parents in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, the 1855 state census, the 1860 federal census, and the 1865 state cen­sus, a farmer. He was still unmarried and living in Bridgewater with his brother Nahum Wood in the 1870 federal census.[535] He also married late in life to Amanda Malvina F. (Holmes) King, daughter of Jacob and Rosina (Doty) Holmes,[536] and widow of Stephen W. King,[537] on 3 Sept. 1878 in Bridgewater.[538] She was born on 15 May 1845.[539] He died on 18 Oct. 1905 in Bridgewater, aged 75 years, 6 months, 19 days, of “chronic interstitial nephritis,”[540] and she died a widow on 29 Oct. 1912 in Bridgewater, aged 67 years, 5 months, 14 days, of “carcinoma of the abdominal organs,”[541] and they were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater.

7. Emily Wood, born on 17 Nov. 1831 in Bridgewater,[542] married Otis Pratt, of Halifax, son of Cornelius and Lucina (Thompson) Pratt,[543] on 28 Nov. 1850 in Bridgewater.[544] He was born in ca. 1826 in Bridgewater.[545] Daughter Emily Pratt, wife of Otis Pratt, of Halifax, was mentioned in the 1862 will of her father. They were living in Halifax, MA, in the 1855 state census,[546] the 1860 federal census,[547] the 1865 state census,[548] and the 1870 federal census,[549] where he was a farmer. He died on 31 Dec. 1902 in Halifax, aged 76 years, 2 months, 27 days, of heart disease,[550] and she died a widow on 5 Oct. 1904 in Bridgewater, aged 72 years, 10 months, 12 days, of heart disease,[551] and they were both buried in Central Cemetery in Halifax.

f. Lewis Wood, born on 3 Oct. 1791 in Bridgewater,[552] his mother, Lydia Wood, was appointed as his guardian on 6 Sept. 1802,[553] mar­riage not found. He died in Bridgewater, but no death or pro­bate records were found for him in Plymouth County, and was possi­bly buried in Middleborough.[554] He was not found in the 1850 or 1860 federal censuses in Plymouth County, or in the 1855 state census in Bridgewater, Middleborough, or Hali­fax.

g. George Washington Wood, born on ca. 6 Nov. 1796 in Bridgewater,[555] his mother, Lydia Wood, was appointed as his guardian on 6 Sept. 1802,[556] and he mar­ried Lydia Tuck­er, daugh­ter of Benja­min and Betsey5 (Keith) Tucker, of Bridgewater,[557] on 13 May 1821 in Bridgewater or Middleborough.[558] She was born on 19 June 1801 in Bridgewater,[559] a granddaughter of (1340) Jeremiah4 and Agatha (Bryant) Keith, of Bridgewater.[560] They were living in Middleborough in the 1830,[561] 1840,[562] and 1850 federal censuses,[563] the 1855 state census,[564] the 1860 federal census,[565] the 1865 state cen­sus­,[566] and the 1870 federal census,[567] where he was a farmer. He died intestate on 15 Nov. 1882 in Middleborough, aged 86 years, 9 days, of “degeneration of kidneys,”[568] and George R. Sampson, of Middleborough, was granted administration of his estate on 8 Jan. 1883.[569] She died a widow on 3 Dec. 1886 in Middleborough, aged 85 years, 5 months, 14 days, of “dropsy.”[570] They had chil­dren:

1. Mary Ann Wood, born on 5 Mar. 1822 in Middleborough,[571] married Rich­ard7 Sampson, son of Deacon Samuel6 and Lydia (Holmes) Sampson,[572] on 3 May 1851.[573] He was born on 15 Nov. 1811 in Middleborough,[574] a grandson of John5 and Elizabeth (Cobb) Sampson, and he was elect­ed to the Massa­chusetts State Leg­is­la­ture. He died in­tes­tate on 12 Mar. 1854 in Middleborough, of typhoid fever,[575] and his father-in-law, George W. Wood, of Middleborough, was granted administration of his estate, as requested by the widow, on 4 Apr. 1854.[576] She was living in Middleborough in the 1860 federal census,[577] she was a widow living with the family of Charles and Harriet Peirce in Middleborough in the 1865 state census,[578] and she living in Middleborough near her parents in the 1870 federal census.[579] She died a widow on 7 Dec. 1888 in Middleborough, aged 66 years, 9 months, 3 days, of a “fibroid tumor.”[580]

2. Lydia Tucker Wood, born on 5 May 1826 in Middleborough, died on 19 Nov. 1827 in Middleborough.[581]

3. George W. Wood (Jr.), born on 1 Nov. 1829, died on 26 Apr. 1830 in Middleborough.[582]

4. Elvira Wood, born on 20 Oct. 1832 in Middleborough,[583] was still unmarried and living with her parents in the 1865 state census in Middleborough, but she was not found in Plymouth Co., MA, in the 1860 federal census, married James S. Bump (Jr.), son of James S. and Huldah Patience (Warren) Bump,[584] on 13 Jan. 1869 in Middleborough.[585] They were not found in the 1870 federal census in Massachusetts. He died before 1911, and she died a widow on 6 Feb. 1911 in Bridgewater, aged 78 years, 3 months, 17 days, of “apoplexy.”[586]

5. Ellen M. Wood, born on 19 Nov. 1842 in Middleborough,[587] died on 5 Dec. 1847.[588]

         2426   ii   Barnabas7 Washburn, born on 19 May 1756 in Bridgewater,[589] married Keturah Conant, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Wood) Conant,[590] on 5 Dec. 1782 in Bridgewater.[591] She was born on 13 Dec. 1756 in Bridgewater, a granddaugh­ter of Nathaniel and Margaret Conant Jr., of Bridgewater,[592] and of Elnathan and Mary4 (Billington) Wood, of Middleborough.[593] He served as a Private in Capt. Seth Turner’s Company from Bridgewater stationed at Hull from Oct. 31, 1776 to Jan. 1, 1777 during the Revolutionary War.[594] They moved to Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT, with Jeremiah Conant in 1780, where he was a farmer.[595] Barnabas Washburn was living in Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1791,[596] 1800,[597] and the 1810 federal censuses.[598] They were probably living in Pomfret with the family of their son, Barnabas Washburn Jr., in the 1830 federal census. Keturah (Conant) Washburn died on 7 Nov. 1814 in Pomfret, VT,[599] and Barnabas Washburn died on 13 Nov. 1826 in Pomfret, VT, aged 70 years,[600] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Windsor Co., VT.[601] Barnabas Washburn and Keturah Conant had chil­dren:

a. Abigail8 Washburn, born on 6 Oct. 1783 in Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT,[602] died on 1 Apr. 1844 in Pomfret,[603] presumably unmarried.

b. Rufus Washburn, born on 18 June 1785 in Pomfret, VT,[604] died on 1 Jan. 1799 in Pomfret, VT.[605]

c. Nahum8 Washburn, born on 2 Nov. 1786 in Pomfret, VT,[606] married 1.) Polly Bruce, daughter of Jotham and Lovina (Richardson) Bruce, on 26 Sept. 1811 in Barnard, Windsor Co., VT.[607] She was born on 19 Dec. 1789 in Sharon, VT.[608] They were living in Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1820,[609] and 1830 federal censuses,[610] and in Canaan, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1840 federal census.[611] She died on 30 Jan. 1841 in West Canaan, Grafton Co., NH, aged 51 years,[612] and was buried in West Canaan Cemetery in West Canaan, NH. He remar­ried to 2.) Nancy Chandler, daughter of Henry and Martha (Brown) Chandler.[613] She was born on 9 June 1803 in NH.[614] They were living in Claremont, Sullivan Co., NH, in the 1850,[615] and 1860 federal censuses.[616] He died on 23 July 1862 in West Canaan, NH,[617] and was also buried in West Canaan Cemetery in West Canaan, NH. Nancy (Chandler) Washburn died a widow on 17 Feb. 1871 in Hanover, Grafton Co., NH,[618] and was buried in Hanover Center Cemetery in Hanover, NH. He had children by Polly Bruce:

1. Hannah Washburn, born on 30 Jan. 1813 in Pomfret, VT,[619] marriage not found.

2. Luther9 Bruce Washburn, born on 30 May 1814 in Pomfret, VT,[620] mar­ried Laurella “Laura” Aldrich,[621] and they were living next door to his brother Harvey Washburn in Canaan, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1840,[622] and 1850 federal censuses.[623] She was born ca. 1810 in NH.[624] He died on 17 Sept. 1853 in West Canaan, NH, aged 40 years,[625] and she was still living in Canaan, NH, in the 1860 federal census.[626] She died on 27 Apr. 1863 in West Canaan, NH, aged 52 years,[627] and they were both buried in West Canaan Cemetery in West Canaan, NH. They had children:

a. Don10 Carlos Washburn, born on 5 Nov. 1838 in NH,[628] was still unmarried and living with his widowed mother in Canaan, NH, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a railroad hand, died on 22 Aug. 1863 in West Canaan, NH, aged 24 years, 9 months, 17 days,[629] presumably unmarried, and was also buried in West Canaan Cemetery in West Canaan, NH.

b. Oscar10 F. Washburn, born ca. 1841 in NH,[630] was still living with his mother in Canaan, NH, in the 1860 federal census, married Harriet Adeline Fowler, daughter of John and Susan (Ingalls) Fowler,[631] on 5 Jan. 1861 in Warren, Grafton Co., NH.[632] She was born on 19 Feb. 1844 in Hill, Merrimack Co., NH.[633] He died, however, by 1865, and she remarried to John Dudley Webber, son of Zerauch/Zachariah H. and Harriet (Abbott) Webber,[634] on 4 Nov. 1865 in Canaan, NH.[635] She died on 29 July 1915 in Bristol, Grafton Co., NH,[636] and he died on 6 Sept. 1917 in Concord, NH,[637] and they were both buried in Homeland Cemetery in Bristol, Grafton Co., NH.

c. Julia10 A. Washburn, born on 27 Apr. 1848 in East Canaan, Grafton Co., NH,[638] married John W. Morse, son of Thomas P. and Chloe A. (Hayward) Morse,[639] of Royalton, VT, on 20 Oct. 1869 in Canaan, NH.[640] He was born on 7 Apr. 1849 in Royalton, VT.[641] They were living with his parents on Royalton, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1870 federal census,[642] and they were living in Royalton, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1880 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[643] She died on 6 Dec. 1907 in Royalton, VT,[644] and he died on 26 July 1933 in Royalton, VT, aged 84 years.[645]

3. Harvey9 Washburn, born on 6 June 1816 in Pomfret, VT,[646] married Laurette Aldrich.[647] She was born ca. 1812 in NY.[648] They were living near his father in Canaan, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1840 federal census,[649] and in Enfield, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1850,[650] 1860,[651] and 1870 federal censuses,[652] where he was a farmer. No death record was found for him in Grafton Co., NH. They had chil­dren:

a. James10 Austin Washburn, born on 10 Feb. 1845 in NH,[653] married 1.) Cordelia M. Yeaton, daughter of William and Mary (Stearns) Yeaton, on 21 Sept. 1869 in Enfield, Grafton Co., NH,[654] and they moved to Michigan. She died by 1893, and he remarried to 2.) Agnes Anna Kopf, daughter of John and Anna (Gering) Kopf,[655] on 23 Sept. 1893 in Hayes, Charlevoix Co., MI.[656] She was born on 21 Sept. 1869 in Baden-Württemberg, Germany,[657] and died on 24 Jan. 1912 in Petoskey, Emmet Co., MI, aged 42 years, 4 months, 3 days.[658] He died a widower on 30 June 1926 in Petoskey, Emmet Co., MI, aged 80 years,[659] and they were both buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey, MI.

b. Mary E. Washburn, born ca. 1845 in NH,[660] marriage not found.

c. (Possibly others)

4. George9 Washburn, born on 20 or 29 July 1819 in Pomfret, VT,[661] mar­ried Lucy Waterman Hewitt, daughter of Joseph and Laura (Perrin) Hewitt,[662] on 20 Jan. 1845 in Pomfret, VT.[663] She was born on 27 Feb. 1815 in Pomfret, VT.[664] They were living in Pomfret, VT, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer,[665] and they moved to Orford, Grafton Co., NH, where they were living in the 1860,[666] and 1870 federal census,[667] where he was a farmer. He died on 29 Aug. 1896 in Orford, Grafton Co., NH,[668] and she died on 24 Dec. 1898 in Orford, NH,[669] they were both buried in Orford Village Cemetery in Orford, NH. They had children:

a. George10 Washington Washburn, born on 14 Nov. 1845 in Stratford or Granville, VT,[670] married 1.) Abi­gail Francena “Fannie” Mann, daughter of Asaph and Ann (Sawyer) Mann,[671] on 18 Sept. 1872 in Orford, Grafton Co., NH.[672] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1880 federal census, where he was working in a crockery store.[673] She died on 3 Dec. 1884 in Boston, aged 38 years, 10 months, 13 days, of typhoid pneumonia,[674] and he supposedly remarried to 2.) Martha (Van Nostrand) Willis in 1888. He died on 1 Mar. 1915 in Newton, MA, aged 69 years, 3 months, 15 days, of “cardiac dilatation.”[675]

b. Franklin10 Eugene Washburn, born on 10 June 1847 in Granville, VT,[676] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Orford, NH, in the 1870 federal census, married 1.) Emma Frances Lovejoy, daughter of John H. and Mary A. (Lamprey) Lovejoy,[677] on 17 Sept. 1879 in Orford, Grafton Co., NH.[678] She was born ca. 1857, and died on 12 Nov. 1923 in Orfordville, NH,[679] and he remarried to 2.) Antoinette (McPherson) Drew, daughter of B. B. and Catherine (Wheelock) McPherson,[680] on 29 Mar. 1926 in Orford, NH.[681] He died on 5 Oct. 1926 in Orford, NH, aged 79 years.[682]

c. Lucy Ann Washburn, born in 1851 in VT,[683] died on 22 Jan. 1864 in Orford, Grafton Co., NH,[684] of diphtheria, and was buried in Orford Village Cemetery in Orford, NH.

d. Abram10 Conant Washburn, born in Aug. 1853 in VT,[685] mar­ried Geor­gianna “Georgie” A. Beal, daughter of Royal and Josephine J. (John­son) Beal, on 24 Dec. 1878 in Orford, Grafton Co., NH.[686] She was born on June 1856 in NH.[687] They were living in Orford, NH, in the 1880 federal census,[688] and they moved to Lexington, MA, in 1884. They were living in Lexington, MA, in the 1900 federal census, where he was a contractor.[689] He supposedly died in 1927 in Lexington, MA.[690]

e. Laura10 Hewitt Washburn, born in 1855 in VT, married Rev. Edwin H. Stickney, of Compton, NH, son of Benjamin and Phebe (Pulsifer) Stickney, on 6 Sept. 1881 in Orford, NH,[691] and they moved to Minnesota. She supposedly died in 1928 in Fargo, SD.

f. Henry Clarence Washburn, born in 1858 in VT,[692] died on 9 Dec. 1863 in Orford, NH,[693] of diphtheria, and was buried in Orford Village Cemetery in Orford, NH.

5. James Washburn, born on 17 Nov. 1823 in Pomfret, VT,[694] died on 7 July 1827 in Pomfret.[695]

6. Calvin9 Washburn, born on 12 Aug. 1825 in Pomfret, VT,[696] married 1.) Victo­rine Child on 9 Oct.. 1849 in Pomfret, VT.[697] She was born ca. 1822 or 1833 in VT,[698] and he was a cabi­netmaker living in Pomfret, VT, in the 1850 federal census,[699] and in Enfield, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1860 federal census.[700] He served as a Corporal in Company H, in the 11th New Hampshire Infantry during the Civil War.[701] She died by 1870, and he moved to Indianapolis, IN, and apparently remarried to 2.) Elizabeth (___), who was born ca. 1831 in OH.[702] They were living in Indianapolis, IN, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[703] She died on 19 May 1879 in Indianapolis, aged 47 years, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.[704] He was a widower living with his daughter in Indianapolis, IN, in the 1880 federal census.[705] He died on 22 May 1909 in Petoskey, Emmet Co., MI,[706] and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey, MI. They had at least one daugh­ter:

a. Clara10 E. Washburn, born on 2 May 1850 in Pomfret, VT,[707] never married, died on 20 Dec. 1918 in Petoskey, Emmet Co., MI, aged 68 years, 9 months, 19 days, of “apoplexy,”[708] and was also buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey, MI.

b. (Possibly others)

7. Hiram Washburn, born on 1 June 1830 in Pomfret, VT,[709] marriage not found.

d. Charity8 Washburn, born on 8 June 1788 in Pomfret, VT,[710] married Henry Turn­er, of Concord, Essex Co., VT, on 6 Mar. 1825 in Pomfret, VT.[711] He was born ca. 1787 in MA.[712] They were living in Concord, Essex Co., VT, in the 1830,[713] 1840,[714] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[715] She died on 12 Oct. 1855 in Concord, VT, aged 67 years, 4 months, 1 day,[716] and he was still living in Concord, VT, in the 1860 federal census,[717] and with his son Edwin R. Turner in Waterford, Caledonia Co., VT, in the 1870 federal census.[718] He died on 24 July 1875 in Concord, VT, aged 89 years,[719] and they were both buried in Concord Village Cemetery in Concord, VT. They had at least two children:

1. Edwin R. Turner, born on 22 July 1826 in VT,[720] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Concord, VT, in the 1850 federal census, a laborer, married Jane J. Hutchinson on 3 Dec. 1851 in Concord, VT.[721] She was born on 4 Nov. 1830.[722] They were living with his widowed father in Concord, Essex Co., VT, in the 1860 federal census,[723] in Waterford, Caledonia Co., VT, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer,[724] and back in Concord, VT, in the 1880 federal census.[725] He died on 31 Jan. 1901 in Concord, Essex Co., VT,[726] and she died on 2 Dec. 1906 in Concord, VT,[727] and they were both buried in Concord Village Cemetery in Concord, VT.

2. Catherine Turner, born ca. Nov. 1829 in VT,[728] married (___) Randall. She died on 10 May 1884 in Sheffield, VT, aged 54 years, 7 months, of “paralysis.”[729]

3. (Possibly others)

e. Barnabas8 Washburn (Jr.), born on 2 May 1790 in Pomfret, VT,[730] married Lavinia/Levina/Lovina Bruce, daughter of Jotham and Lovina (Richard­son) Bruce, of Sharon, VT, on 23 Mar. 1815 in Pomfret, VT.[731] She was born on 7 June 1792 in Sharon, VT.[732] They were living in Pomfret, VT, in the 1820,[733] and 1830 federal censuses,[734] but was not found in the 1840 federal census. They were living in Woodstock, Wind­sor Co., VT, in the 1850,[735] and 1860 federal censuses,[736] where he was a farmer, and a Eunice Bruce, possibly her sis­ter, was living with them in 1850, 1860, and 1870. He died on 6 May 1863 in Woodstock, VT, aged 73 years,[737] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Windsor Co., VT.[738] She was living with the family of her daughter and son-in-law Jesse and Lydia Boyden in Woodstock, VT, in the 1870 federal census,[739] and she died on 7 Apr. 1873 in Woodstock, VT, aged 81 years,[740] and they were both buried in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, VT. They had children:

1. Lydia9 L. Washburn, born on 11 Apr. 1816 in Pomfret, VT,[741] mar­ried Rev. Jesse Boyden, son of Jacob and Chloe (Turner) Boyden,[742] on 24 June 1840 in Barnard, VT.[743] He was born on 27 Mar. 1813 in Barnard, VT,[744] and they were living in Woodstock, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1850 federal cen­sus, close by her parents, where he was a Methodist Clergyman,[745] next door to her parents in Woodstock VT, in the 1860 federal census,[746] and in Woodstock, VT, in the 1870 federal census,[747] where he was a farmer. He died on 1 Sept. 1883 in Woodstock, VT, aged 70 years, 5 months,[748] and she died on 18 July 1890 in Woodstock, aged 74 years, 2 months,[749] and they were both buried in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, VT. They had children:

a. Mary E. Boyden, born on 10 Dec. 1846 in Barnard, VT,[750] supposedly mar­ried Benja­min F. Stevens on 10 July 1873.[751] She supposedly died on 20 Feb. 1923 in Woodstock, VT.[752]

b. Ermina Boyden, born in 1850,[753] died on 5 Sept. 1850 in Woodstock, VT, aged 3 months, 12 days.[754]

c. Sidney Albert Boyden, born on 29 Mar. 1858 in Woodstock, VT,[755] married Lola S. Morrison, daughter of M. F. and Caroline (Paris) Morrison,[756] on 12 May 1883 in Woodstock, VT.[757] She was born on 24 Aug. 1859 in West Windsor, VT.[758] She died on 19 Jan. 1918 in Woodstock, VT,[759] and he died “suddenly while working in his field” on 11 Nov. 1918 in Woodstock, VT,[760] and they were both buried in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, VT.

2. Austin Washburn, born ca. 1822 in VT,[761] died on 20 Sept. 1837 in Woodstock, VT, aged 15 years,[762] and was buried in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, VT.

3. Albert Washburn, born ca. 1826 in VT,[763] died on 13 Oct. 1843 in Woodstock, VT, aged 17 years,[764] and was also buried in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, VT.

4. (Possibly others)

f. Keturah8 Washburn, born on 5 Dec. 1792 in Pomfret, VT,[765] never mar­ried, was insane and living in an asylum in Pomfret in the 1850 federal cen­sus.[766] She died on 1 Jan. 1856 in Pomfret, VT.[767]

g. Mary8 C. Washburn, born on 8 Aug. 1793 in Pomfret, VT,[768] married Ebenezer Perkins, son of Joel and Eunice (Fuller) Perkins,[769] of Pomfret, on 27 Feb. 1816 in Pomfret, VT.[770] He was born on 7 Aug. 1790 in Pomfret,[771] and they were living in Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1820,[772] 1840,[773] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[774] He died on 28 Oct. 1857 in Pomfret, VT, aged 67 years,[775] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Windsor Co., VT. She was listed as living with Obed and Charlotte Whipple in Pomfret, VT, in the 1860 federal census.[776] She died on 10 Apr. 1862 in Pomfret, VT, aged 68 years,[777] and they were both buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT. They had chil­dren:

1. John Washburn Perkins, born on 18 Feb. 1817 in Pomfret, VT,[778] married Mary Ann Har­ding on 6 Sept. 1838.[779] They were not found in Windsor Co., VT, in the 1850 federal census, but they were living in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a pattern maker,[780] and they were back living in Pomfret, VT, in the 1870 federal census, living with their son Martin Perkins.[781]

2. Martin Luther Perkins, born on 4 Jan. 1819 in Pomfret, VT,[782] died on 9 Mar. 1831 in Pomfret.[783]

3. Mary Alice Perkins, born on 18 Mar. 1821 in Pomfret, VT,[784] married (___) Mason.[785] She was not found in the 1850 federal census.

4. Albro Ebenezer Perkins, born on 26 May 1824 in Pomfret, VT,[786] married Emeline Bacon on 30 Sept. 1846.[787] She was born on 6 Jan. 1827 in Vershire, VT.[788] They were living in Pomfret, VT, in the 1850 federal census, next door to his father,[789] and in the 1860,[790] and 1870 federal censuses,[791] where he was a farmer. He died on 18 Apr. 1895 in Pomfret, VT,[792] and she died on 10 June 1907 in Pomfret, VT,[793] and they were both buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT. They had children:

a. Ellen Maria Perkins, born on 26 Dec. 1847,[794] died on 7 Aug. 1850 in Pomfret, VT, aged 2 years, 7 months, 12 days,[795] and was buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT.

b. Pamelia Annette Perkins, born on 24 Aug. 1849 in Pomfret,[796] married Edwin Ware on 24 Oct. 1885,[797] and they moved to Aurora, IL.[798] He died on 11 Sept. 1891 in Aurora, Kane Co., IL, aged 68 years, 1 month, 3 days,[799] and she died on 23 Mar. 1939 in Aurora, Kane Co., IL,[800] and they were both buried in Spring Lake Cemetery in Aurora, IL.

c. William “Willie” Albro Perkins, born on 8 May 1852 in Pomfret,[801] married Estella Pauline Gibbons on 10 Apr. 1883 in Pomfret.[802] She was born on 21 Dec. 1861 in Granville, Hampden Co., MA.[803] She died in 1935,[804] and he died on 1 June 1941 in Woodstock, VT,[805] and they were both buried in Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock, VT.

d. Fred H. Perkins, born ca. 1853 in Pomfret,[806] died on 4 Nov. 1872 in Pomfret, VT, aged 19 years,[807] and was buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT.

e. Clara Ellen Perkins, born on 28 July 1856 in Pomfret,[808] was listed as living with Obed and Charlotte Whipple and her grandmother Mary Perkins in Pomfret, VT, in the 1860 federal census, married Owen L. Seaver, of Woodstock, VT, on 10 June 1885.[809]

f. Abbie May Perkins, born on 4 Feb. 1860 in Pomfret,[810] was listed as living with Obed and Charlotte Whipple and her grandmother Mary Perkins in Pomfret, VT, in the 1860 federal census, died on 27 July 1914 in Pomfret, VT,[811] and was buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT.

g. Walter Elmer Perkins, born on 8 Dec. 1861 in Pomfret,[812] a farmer in Pomfret, died on 21 July 1917 in Pomfret, VT,[813] and was also buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT.

h. Frank John Perkins, born on 28 July 1864 in Pomfret,[814] died on 28 Nov. 1872 in Pomfret, VT, aged 8 years, 4 months,[815] and was also buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT.

5. Eunice Perkins, born on 16 May 1827 in Pomfret, VT,[816] married Albert Gregg on 2 July 1854 in Pomfret.[817] They were not found in the 1860 federal census, but they were living in Claremont, Sullivan Co., NH, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a molder.[818]

6. Lucia Maria Perkins, born on 26 May 1831 in Pomfret, VT,[819] married Albert Bacon.[820] He was born ca. 1825 in VT.[821] They were living in Strafford, Orange Co., VT, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[822] She died on 26 Sept. 1862, aged 31 years, 4 months,[823] and was buried in Burns Cemetery in Pomfret, VT. He probably remarried, and was living in Strafford, Orange Co., VT, in the 1870 federal census.[824] He died on 11 Apr. 1880 in Strafford, VT, aged 55 years, 3 months,[825] and was buried in Old City Cemetery in Strafford, VT.

7. Charity Delight Perkins, born on 25 Jan. 1836 in Pomfret, VT,[826] not found in the 1860 federal census, but she died in May 1861 in Troy, NY,[827] presumably unmarried.

h. Hannah Washburn, died on 1 Apr. 1801 in Pomfret, VT.[828]

i. Lydia Washburn, died on 30 May 1815 in Pomfret, VT.[829]

        2427   iii   Tabitha7 Washburn, born on 28 Jan. 1758 in Bridgewater,[830] married Ensign Mark Perkins, son of Josiah and (644) Abigail4 (Edson) Perkins, of North Bridge­water,[831] on 17 Oct. 1784 in North Bridgewater.[832] He was born on 19 Dec. 1760 in Bridgewater,[833] a grandson of Mark Perkins, and of Benjamin3 and (163) Joanna (Orcutt) Edson.[834] He served as a Private in Capt. Abram Washburn’s Company from Bridgewater in 1778, and in Capt. Nathan Packard’s Company in 1779 and 1780 during the Revolutionary War.[835] He was a blacksmith, and they were living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1790,[836] and 1800 federal censuses,[837] in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1810,[838] and 1820 federal censuses,[839] and in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830 federal census.[840] Tabitha (Washburn) Perkins died on 24 June 1831 in North Bridgewater, aged 73 years,[841] and Mark Perkins was still living in North Bridgewater in the 1840,[842] and 1850 federal censuses, a blacksmith.[843] He died testate on 29 June 1856 in North Bridgewater, aged 95 years, 6 months, 10 days,[844] his will dated 19 Oct. 1842, with a codicil dated 23 July 1851, and probated on in July 1856, mentioned his daughters Sibbel, wife of Josiah Dunbar, Susanna, wife of David Packard, Phebe, wife of David Macomber, Sally Field, and Charity Jones, and he named Charity and Sally as co-executors of his will, but in his codicil daughter Charity Jones had died, so Sally Field was granted letters testamentary on his estate.[845] (See Appendix [N] for a full transcription of his will and codicil.) Tabitha Washburn and Mark Perkins had children:

a. Charity Perkins, born on 24 Nov. 1785 in Bridgewater,[846] married Capt. Asa Jones, son of Nathan and Mehitabel (Leach) Jones, of Raynham, MA,[847] as his second wife, on 27 Nov. 1806 in North Bridgewater.[848] He was born in ca. 1769,[849] and had married first to Rachel Beals, daughter of Jeremiah and Mary (French) Beals,[850] on 4 Dec. 1792 in Bridgewater,[851] by whom he had children. Charity (Perkins) Jones presumably had no children. They were living in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1820 federal census,[852] and in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830,[853] and 1840 federal censuses.[854] Capt. Asa Jones died tes­tate on 7 Dec. 1840 in North Bridgewater, aged 71 years,[855] his will dated 5 Nov. 1840, and probated in Mar. 1841, mentioned his wife, his granddaughter Rachel Jones, daughter of son Nathan Jones and his wife Lucia, and his sons Augustus and Asa B. Jones, whom he named as co-executors of his estate.[856] (See Appendix [O] for a full transcription of his will.) Daughter Charity Jones was mentioned in the 1842 will of her father. Chari­ty (Perkins) Jones died a widow on 20 Mar. 1849 in North Bridgewater, aged 63 years,[857] and her father’s 1851 codicil mentioned that his daughter Charity Jones was now deceased.

b. Phebe Perkins, born on 12 May 1788 in Bridgewater,[858] married David Macomber, son of Daniel and Lucy (Keith) Macomber,[859] of Easton, Bristol Co., MA, on 28 July 1805 in Easton.[860] He was born on 2 July 1786 in Easton.[861] They were living in Easton, Bristol Co., MA, in the 1820,[862] 1830,[863] and 1840 federal censuses,[864] where he was a farmer. Daughter Phebe, wife of David Macomber, was mentioned in the 1842 will of her father. She died on 3 Aug. 1849 in Easton, aged 61 years, of “inflammation of lungs,”[865] and he was living in Easton, MA, in the 1850 federal census, with the family of their son Benjamin F. Macomber,[866] and in the 1860 federal census, with the family of their son-in-law Lucien and Clara Bonney. He died a widower on 8 Aug. 1863 in Easton, aged 77 years 1 month, 6 days,[867] and was buried in South Easton Cemetery in Easton, MA. They had chil­dren:

1. Daniel R. Macomber, born on 10 July 1806 in Easton, MA,[868] died supposedly on 25 Mar. 1822,[869] presumably in Easton.

2. Benjamin F. Macomber, born on 15 June 1808 in Easton, married Mary L. Wade, daughter of David and Chloe (Drake) Wade Jr., of Easton,[870] on 1 Nov. 1826 in Easton.[871] She was born on ca. 11 July 1809 in Easton, MA.[872] They were living in Easton next door to his parents in the 1830,[873] and 1840 federal censuses,[874] and in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer, and his father and unmarried sisters were living with them,[875] and next door to his brother-in-law Lucien Bonney in Easton in the 1860 federal census.[876] He died on 4 Oct. 1863 in Easton, aged 55 years, 3 months, 18 days, of “plegmanous erysipelas & fever.”[877] She was still living in Easton in the 1870 federal census,[878] and she died a widow on 7 July 1874 in Easton, aged 64 years, 11 months, 26 days, of “paralysis.”[879]

3. Clarissa J. Macomber, a twin, born on 3 Mar. 1818 in Easton,[880] was still unmarried and living with her father in the household of her brother Benjamin F. Macomber in Easton in the 1850 federal census, a concert singer, married Lucian Bonney, son of Noah and Electa (Allen) Bonney Jr., of Hanson, MA,[881] on 15 May 1859 in Easton.[882] He was born on 27 Mar. 1834 in Hanson, MA.[883] They were living in Easton, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a carpenter,[884] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[885] She died on 9 Dec. 1896 in Easton, aged 78 years, 9 months, 6 days, of heart disease,[886] and he died on 11 Aug. 1917 in Easton,[887] they were both buried in South Easton Cemetery in Easton, MA.

4. Emily L. Macomber, a twin, born on 3 Mar. 1818 in Easton,[888] never married. She was still unmarried and living with her father in the household of her brother Benjamin F. Macomber in Easton in the 1850 federal census, also a concert singer, died on 27 Sept. 1853 in Easton, aged 35 years, of “consumption,”[889] and was buried in South Easton Cemetery in Easton, MA.[890]

5. David H. Macomber, born on 19 Jan. 1825 in Easton,[891] never married. He was still unmarried and living with his father in the household of his brother Benjamin F. Macomber in Easton in the 1850 federal census, a farmer, died on 12 Feb. 1855 in Easton, aged 30 years, 23 days, of “consumption.”[892]

c. Sibyl Perkins, a twin, born on 9 Jan. 1791 in Bridgewater,[893] married Josiah Dunbar, son of Silas and Amy (Reynolds) Dunbar,[894] on 25 Nov. 1807 in North Bridgewater.[895] He was born on 12 July 1785 in Bridge­water,[896] a grandson of Elisha and Mercy (Hayward) Dunbar, of North Bridgewater, and of Thomas and Elizabeth (Turner) Reynolds.[897] Daughter Sibbel, wife of Josiah Dunbar, was mentioned in the 1842 will of her father. They were living in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1810,[898] and 1820 federal censuses,[899] and in North Bridgewater in the 1830,[900] 1840,[901] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer,[902] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a retired farmer.[903] He died tes­tate on 13 Dec. 1861 in North Bridgewater, aged 76 years, 5 months, 1 day, of “dis of heart found dead,”[904] his will dated 24 Aug. 1854, and probated on 13 Jan. 1862, mentioned his unnamed wife, grandson Josiah, child of son Lemuel, Martin Van Buren, child of son Francis, Rev. David Temple Packard, of the North Bridgewater Congregational Society at Campello, his four deceased children, and sons Lemuel, Francis, Daniel, Josiah, and Mark, and he named his son Josiah as executor of his estate.[905] (See Appendix [P] for a full transcription of his will.) She died a widow, intestate, on 6 June 1877 in Brockton, aged 86 years, 4 months, 27 days,[906] and their son Francis Dunbar, of West Bridgewater, was granted administration of her estate on 26 Nov. 1877, with Daniel Dunbar, of Brockton, and Lemuel Dunbar, of East Bridgewater, as sureties.[907] They were both buried in Thompson Cemetery in Brockton, MA. They had child­ren:

1. Josiah Dunbar (Jr.), born ca. 1808,[908] probably in North Bridgewater, married 1.) Jane B. Perkins, daughter of Levi and Jane (Sturtevant) Perkins,[909] in 1832 in North Bridgewater.[910] She was born on 4 Nov.. 1808 in Plympton, MA.[911] He was managing the Alms House in North Bridgewater in the 1840 federal census,[912] and they were living in West Bridgewater, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a “marketman.”[913] She died on 28 June 1852 in West Bridgewater, aged 43 years, of “gastro-enteritis,”[914] and he moved to Minot, Androscoggin Co., ME, and remarried to 2.) Sophia E. Gurney on 21 Feb. 1853 in Minot, ME.[915] He was named as executor of his father’s estate in 1854, and was of Minot, Androscoggin Co., ME, in 1862 when his father’s will was probated. He was still living in Minot, Androscoggin Co., ME, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[916] He died on 29 June 1886 in Androscoggin Co., ME, aged 78 years, 2 months,[917] and she died on 9 Mar. 1903 in Androscoggin Co., ME, aged 71 years, 5 months, 14 days,[918] and they were both buried in North Auburn Cemetery in North Auburn, ME.

2. Lemuel Dunbar, born on 28 Jan. 1810 in North Bridgewater,[919] mar­ried Eliza Bonney, daughter of William and Molly (Dunbar) Bonney, of East Bridgewater,[920] on 8 Aug. 1830 in North Bridgewater,[921] and they lived in East Bridgewater. She was born on 25 May 1811 in Bridgewater,[922] a granddaughter of Jesse and Mary Dunbar.[923] They were liv­ing in East Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[924] the 1855 state census,[925] the 1860 federal census,[926] the 1865 state census,[927] where he was a shoemak­er, and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[928] They were both buried in Beaver Cemetery in East Bridgewater,[929] but no pro­bate re­cords were found for him in Plym­outh Coun­ty through 1881.

3. Mark Perkins Dunbar, born on 28 Sept. 1812 in North Bridgewater,[930] mar­ried 1.) Susanna/Susan P. Reed, daughter of Calvin and Hannah (Louden) Reed,[931] of West Bridgewater, on 12 Aug. 1832 in East Bridgewater,[932] and they also lived in East Bridgewater, where he was a shoemaker. She was born on 7 Dec. 1815,[933] and died on 23 May 1849 in East Bridgewater, of “consumption,” aged 34 [sic] years.[934] Mark Dunbar remarried to 2.) Mary Ann Austin Hunter, daughter of Samuel W. and Judith (Putney) Hunter, of Randolph, VT,[935] on 28 June 1850 in Lowell, MA.[936] She was born on 4 July 1830 in Randolph, VT.[937] He was living in East Bridgewater in the 1850 federal cen­sus, where he was a shoemaker,[938] but was not found in the 1855 state cen­sus in East or West Bridgewater. They were living in West Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shovel maker,[939] in the 1865 state census, where he was a butcher, and Mary Ann Dunbar was a nurse,[940] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a butcher.[941] He died on 23 Feb. 1894 in West Bridgewater, aged 81 years, 4 months, 26 days,[942] and she died a widow on 7 Dec. 1898 in Brockton, MA, aged 68 years, 5 months, 3 days, of “apoplexy.”[943] Mark Dunbar and both his wives were buried in Elmwood Cemetery, East Bridgewater.[944]

4. Sybil Dunbar, born on 7 Aug. 1815 in North Bridgewater,[945] died on 3 Nov. 1816 in North Bridgewater,[946] and was buried in Thompson Cemetery in North Bridgewater.

5. Francis Dunbar, born ca. 1817, probably in North Bridgewater, married his first cousin, Matilda Allen Dunbar, daughter of Joseph and Sophronia (Allen) Dunbar,[947] on 23 Apr. 1837 in North Bridgewater.[948] She was born on 28 Sept. 1814 in Bridgewater,[949] a granddaughter of Silas and Amy (Reynolds) Dunbar.[950] They were living in West Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[951] and the 1855 state census,[952] where he was a “marketman,” the 1860 federal census, where he was a market dealer,[953] and the 1865 state cen­sus,[954] and 1870 federal census,[955] where he was a butcher. He was the administrator of his mother’s estate in 1877. He died on 23 Jan. 1894 in West Bridgewater, aged 75 years, 2 months, 10 days, of disease of heart,[956] and she died a widow on 1 Feb. 1907 in Taunton, aged 93 years, 4 months, 3 days, of “arterio-sclerosis,”[957] and was buried in Mayflower Hill Cemetery in Taunton, MA.

6. Benjamin Dunbar, born on 28 Mar. 1821 in North Bridgewater,[958] died on 23 Jan. 1822 in North Bridgewater,[959] and was buried in Thompson Cemetery in North Bridgewater.

7. Benjamin Dunbar, baptized on 22 Jan. 1823 in North Bridgewater as an infant,[960] probably also died young, not mentioned in his father’s will.

8. Charles Augustus Dunbar, born on 28 Sept. 1825 in North Bridgewater,[961] died on 9 Aug. 1827 in North Bridgewater,[962] and was buried in Thompson Cemetery in North Bridgewater.

9. Daniel Dunbar, born on 29 June 1827,[963] probably in North Bridgewater, mar­ried 1.) Mary Elizabeth Perkins, daughter of Isaac and Nancy Perkins, of Norwich or Preston, CT, on 18 May 1845 in North Bridgewater,[964] and they lived in North Bridgewater. She was born in 1826 in Norwich or Preston, CT.[965] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker.[966] She died on 1 Nov. 1855 in North Bridgewater, aged 30 years, 5 months, 29 days, of “consumption,”[967] and he remarried to 2.) Sophronia Smith, of Lowell, MA, daughter of Jonathan S. and Betsey (Putney) Smith,[968] on 14 Feb. 1856 in Lowell.[969] She was born in 1828 in Barre, VT.[970] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe finisher,[971] and in the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[972] She died on 2 Apr. 1902 in Worcester, MA, aged 74 years, 11 months, of heart disease,[973] and he died on 9 Sept. 1918 in Worcester, MA, aged 91 years, 2 months, 11 days, of “cardio-vascular-renal disease.”[974]

d. Susanna “Suzie” Perkins, a twin, born on 9 Jan. 1791 in Bridgewater,[975] mar­ried David6 Packard, son of Capt. Lemuel5, Esq., and Sarah (Hunt) Packard,[976] in 1810 in Bridgewater.[977] He was born on 8 Feb. 1787 in Bridgewater,[978] a grandson of William4 and Sarah (Richards) Packard, of Bridgewater.[979] Daughter Susanna, wife of David Packard, was mentioned in the 1842 will of her father. They were living in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1820 federal census,[980] and in North Bridgewater in the 1830,[981] 1840,[982] and 1850 feder­al cen­sus, where he was a farmer.[983] He died tes­tate on 11 Dec. 1855 in North Bridgewater, aged 68 years, 10 months, 2 days, of “dropsy,”[984] his will dated 16 May 1855, and probated in Jan. 1856, mentioned his wife Susannah, daughters Susannah Blanchard, Sarah Haven, Mary A. Thayer, and Elizabeth A. Thayer, sons Martin, Lemuel, and Sylvanus, and Sarah H., wife of son Isaac, and he named Franklin Ames, of North Bridgewater, Esq., as executor of his estate.[985] (See Appendix [Q] for a full transcription of his will.) She and her sister Sally Field were living with Luther and Mary French in North Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census.[986] She died a widow, testate, on 9 Jan. 1869 in North Bridgewater, aged 78 years, 1 day,[987] her will dated 24 Sept. 1867, and probated on 8 Feb. 1869, mentioned her sons Sylvanus Packard, Martin Packard, Isaac Packard, and Lemuel Packard, and daughters Sarah Hayden and Susannah Blanchard, grandson Charles W. Thayer, and the children of daughter Mary Thayer, and she named Jonas R. Perkins, of North Bridgewater, as executor of her estate.[988] (See Appendix [R] for a full transcription of her will.) They were both buried in Melrose Cemetery in Brockton, MA. They had chil­dren, order uncertain:

1. Susannah7 Packard, born ca. 1812,[989] married Henry Blanchard, son of Isaac G. and Eunice (Beals) Blanchard, of Stoughton, Norfolk Co., MA,[990] on 24 June 1832 in North Bridgewater.[991] He was born ca. 1812 in Stoughton.[992] Daughter Susannah Blanchard was mentioned in the 1855 will of her father, and in the 1867 will of her mother. They were living in Stoughton in the 1840,[993] 1850,[994] and 1860 federal censuses,[995] where he was a boot manufacturer, and the 1870 federal census, where he was a retired boot manufacturer.[996] He died testate on 20 Jan. 1874 in Stoughton, aged 61 years, 10 months, 4 days, of “paralysis,”[997] and she died a widow on 1 Nov. 1875 in Stoughton, aged 63 years, 11 months, 12 days, of cancer.[998]

2. Sylvanus7 Packard, born in 1815 in North Bridgewater,[999] married 1.) Caroline Foster, daughter of Joseph and Lydia (Cook) Foster, of Kingston,[1000] on 30 Apr. 1843 in Kingston.[1001] She was born on 6 Nov. 1815 in Kingston.[1002] They were living next door to his parents in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker.[1003] On 27 Oct. 1857 the relatives and friends of Sylvanus Packard, of North Bridgewater, petitioned that because of his excessive drinking and wasting of his estate a guardian be appointed for him. On 20 Jan. 1858 Franklin Ames was appointed as guardian of Sylvanus Packard, of North Bridgewater, a Spendthrift,[1004] and Jonas R. Perkins was appointed as guardian of the minor children of Sylvanus Packard on 7 Apr. 1857.[1005] Franklin Ames resigned as guardian of Sylvanus Packard on 8 July 1864, and Jonas R. Perkins, of North Bridgewater, was appointed as his guardian on 12 Sept. 1864.[1006] Caroline Packard was living with their children in North Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census.[1007] She died on 1 Jan. 1880 in Brockton, aged 64 years, 1 month, 26 days, of cancer,[1008] and he remarried to 2.) Mary A. (___). She was born in 1833.[1009] He died on 9 Apr. 1892 in West Bridgewater, aged 76 years, 9 months, 30 days, of “mural insufficiency,”[1010] and was buried in Union Cemetery in Brockton. She died a widow on 28 Nov. 1911 in Brockton, aged 77 years, of “pleuro pneumonia.”[1011]

3. David Packard (Jr.), born say ca. 1817, baptized on 20 Oct. 1818 in North Bridgewater,[1012] probably died young, not mentioned in his father’s 1855 will.

4. Martin7 Packard, born on 28 Sept. 1818 in North Bridgewater,[1013] married Anna Adams, daughter of Moses and Betsey (Stanton) Adams, of New London, NH,[1014] in Mar. 1840 in NH.[1015] She was born on ca. 4 Oct. 1820 in New London, NH.[1016] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker,[1017] the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer,[1018] and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[1019] He died on 25 Mar. 1894 in Brockton, aged 75 years, 5 months, 25 days, of “chronic intertestitial nephritis,”[1020] and she died a widow on 6 Sept. 1894 in Brockton, aged 73 years, 11 months, 2 days, of heart disease.[1021]

5. Isaac7 Packard, born probably on 3 July 1820 in North Bridgewater,[1022] married Sarah H. Bonney, daughter of Capt. Ezekiel and Lydia (Holmes) Bonney, of Kingston,[1023] on 13 May 1849 in Kingston.[1024] She was born on 15 Aug. 1819 in Kingston.[1025] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1850,[1026] 1860,[1027] and 1870 federal censuses,[1028] where he was a shoemaker. Sarah H., the wife of son Isaac, was mentioned in the 1855 will of David Packard, but son Isaac was left only $1.00. He died on 30 May 1892 in Brockton, aged 71 years, 10 months, 27 days, of “acute enteritis,”[1029] and she died a widow on 3 Feb. 1914 in Brockton, aged 94 years, 5 months, 5 days, of dysentery.[1030]

6. Lemuel7 Packard, born probably on 8 Aug. 1822 in North Bridgewater.[1031] He was still unmarried and living with the family of Lewis and Sarah Jones next door to his parents in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker,[1032] married 1.) Clarissa H. Whiting, daughter of Sanford and Emeline Whiting, of Holliston, MA,[1033] on 8 Aug. 1850 in North Bridgewater.[1034] She was born ca. 1830 in Holliston, MA.[1035] They were living in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[1036] She died on 5 Sept. 1861 in North Bridgewater, aged 31 years, of “consumption,”[1037] and he remarried to 2.) Louisa M. Robinson, daughter of Zachariah “Zacheus” and Margaret W. (Fillebrown) Robinson,[1038] on 18 Oct. 1864 in North Bridgewater.[1039] She was born ca. Apr. 1837 in East Bridgewater.[1040] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[1041] She died on 19 Mar. 1900 in Brockton, aged 61 years, 11 months, of “La Grippe,”[1042] and he died sometime after her.

7. Sarah7 Packard, born on 5 July 1824 in North Bridgewater,[1043] married Henry R. Haven, son of Stephen and Susan F. (Bond) Haven,[1044] on 4 Nov. 1849 in North Bridgewater.[1045] He was born on 8 Sept. 1824 in Laconia, NH.[1046] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a cabinetmaker,[1047] and in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe finisher,[1048] and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[1049] Daughter Sarah Haven was mentioned in the 1855 will of her father, and daughter Sarah Hayden [sic] was mentioned in the 1867 will of her mother. She died on 18 Nov. 1890 in Brockton, MA, aged 66 years, 4 months, 13 days, of heart failure,[1050] and he died a widower on 30 Apr. 1911 in Middleborough, MA, aged 86 years, 7 months, 22 days, of “cancer of the left cheek,”[1051] and they were both buried in Union Cemetery in Brockton, MA.

8. Mary7 A. Packard, born ca. 1828 in North Bridgewater,[1052] married Lewis M. Thayer, of Easton, son of Charles and Myra (Bryant) Thayer, of North Bridgewater,[1053] in ca. 1849.[1054] He was born ca. 1826 in Easton, MA.[1055] Daughter Mary A. Thayer was mentioned in the 1855 will of her father. They were living in Easton, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker.[1056] She died on 28 Feb. 1859 in Easton, aged 31 years, of “consumption,”[1057] and he was living in Easton in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe manufacturer.[1058] He remarried to Ellen F. Macomber, daughter of Ellen Macomber, on 10 Oct. 1860 in Easton.[1059] The children of daughter Mary Thayer were mentioned in the 1867 will of her mother. They were living in Easton, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a boot & shoe manufacturer.[1060] He died on 31 Oct. 1871 in Easton, MA, aged 47 years, 5 months, 29 days, of “insanity, paralsys.”[1061]

9. Elizabeth7 Amanda Packard, born ca. 1830 in North Bridgewater,[1062] was still unmarried and living with her parents in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, married Francis A. Thayer, of Easton, son of Charles and Myra (Bryant) Thayer, of North Bridgewater,[1063] on 1 Sept. 1850 in North Bridgewater.[1064] He was born ca. 1830 in Easton, MA. Daughter Elizabeth A. Thayer was mentioned in the 1855 will of her father, and they were living with her brother Martin Packard in North Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe manufacturer.[1065] She died on 19 Aug. 1860 in North Bridgewater,[1066] and was buried in Union Cemetery in North Bridgewater. He remarried to Emeline F. Chesman, daughter of Noah and Nancy Chesman, on 11 Apr. 1861 in North Bridgewater.[1067] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census, where he was a shoe manufacturer.[1068] He died on 6 July 1889 in Brockton, MA, aged 63 years, 6 months, 15 days, of “cancer of face,”[1069] and was also buried in Union Cemetery in Brockton.

e. Sally Perkins, born on 9 May 1796 in Bridgewater,[1070] married Waldo Field, son of Daniel and Hannah (Snell) Field,[1071] as his second wife, on 2 May 1820 in Bridgewater.[1072] He was born on 8 Mar. 1791 in Bridgewater,[1073] and had mar­ried first to Abigail Mar­shall on 4 Dec. 1816 in Bridgewater.[1074] He served as a private from Bridgewater in Capt. Nehemiah Lincoln’s Company, Lt. Col. Caleb Howard’s Plymouth County Regiment of Massachusetts Militia in 1814 during the War of 1812.[1075] Waldo Field died intestate in 1826 in North Bridgewater,[1076] and her father, Mark Perkins, of North Bridgewater, Esquire, was granted administration of his estate on 7 Mar. 1826.[1077] Daughter Sally Field was mentioned in the 1842 will of her father. She was probably living with him in North Bridgewater in the 1840 federal census, she was living with him in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census,[1078] and she was the sole executor of his estate in 1856. She and her sister Susannah Packard were living with Luther and Mary French in North Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census,[1079] and she was still living in North Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[1080] She died a widow, intestate, on 20 Feb. 1878 in Brockton, MA, aged 81 years, 9 months, 10 days, of “liver complaint,”[1081] and Jonas R. Perkins, of Brockton, was granted administration of her estate on 11 Mar. 1878, with Waldo Field, of Brockton, and Perez P. Field, of West Bridgewater, as sureties.[1082] She was buried in the Old Coweeset Cemetery in Brockton. Sally (Perkins) Field had chil­dren:

1. Waldo C. Field, born on 9 Feb. 1821 in North Bridgewater,[1083] married Ellen F. Hayden on 30 Nov. 1848 in North Bridgewater.[1084] She was born ca. 1829 in MA.[1085] They were living in North Bridgewater in the 1850,[1086] and 1860 federal censuses,[1087] where he was a bootmaker, and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[1088] He served in Company K in the Massachusetts 1st Calvary during the Civil War, from 1861 to 1864.[1089] He died on 27 Jan. 1892 in Brockton, MA, aged 70 years, 11 months, 18 days, of “heart failure following attack of cerebral congestion, result of disease contracted in Army,”[1090] and she died a widow in 1921 in Brockton,[1091] and they were both buried in Old Coweeset Cemetery in Brockton, MA.

2. Perez Perkins Field, born on 5 Apr. 1823 in North Bridgewater,[1092] married Lovice M. White, daughter of Loring and Lovice White, of Stoughton, MA,[1093] on 13 Nov. 1847 in North Bridgewater.[1094] She was born ca. 1828, probably in Stoughton, Norfolk Co., MA.[1095] They were living with his widowed mother and grandfather in North Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a bootmaker.[1096] They were liv­ing in West Bridgewater in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe finisher,[1097] and 1865 state census, where he was a leather cut­ter,[1098] and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a shoe factory.[1099] She died on 29 Sept. 1885 in West Bridgewater, aged 56 years, 11 months, 21 days, of “consumption,”[1100] and he died a widower on 13 Dec. 1910 in Bridgewater, aged 87 years, 8 months, 8 days, of “acute dementia,”[1101] and they were both buried in Old Coweeset Cemetery in Brockton, MA.

        2428   iv   Rufus Washburn, a twin, born on 21 Jan. 1760 in Bridgewater,[1102] died on 2 Aug. 1775 in Bridgewater.[1103]

        2429    v   (Unnamed child), a twin, born and died on 21 Jan. 1760 in Bridge­water.[1104]

        2430   vi   Libeus7 Washburn, born on 25 Feb. 1762 in Bridgewater,[1105] moved to Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, in 1780,[1106] where he was a carpenter and joiner,[1107] and married Mary Sloan, daugh­ter of Capt. John Sloan,[1108] in ca. 1785.[1109] She was born in 1764.[1110] They were living in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1800,[1111] and 1810 federal censuses.[1112] He died on 30 Aug. 1815 in Lyme, NH,[1113] and she died on 26 Feb. 1832 in Lyme, NH,[1114] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH. Libeus Washburn and Mary Sloan sup­posedly had 3 daugh­ters and 10 sons,[1115] includ­ing, order uncertain:

a. Salmon8 Washburn, born on 28 Feb. 1786 in Lyme,[1116] married Mary Turner, daughter of Jacob and Rachel (Cushing) Turner,[1117] on 6 Jan. 1811 in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH.[1118] She was born on 29 Mar. 1790,[1119] a granddaughter of Israel and Deborah (Lincoln) Turner, of Scituate.[1120] He was not found in any of the federal censuses in New Hamp­shire. She died on 3 Aug. 1845, aged 55 years, supposedly in Boston, MA,[1121] and he died on 4 Jan. 1847 in Lyme, NH, aged 61 years,[1122] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH. They had children:

1. Mary Cushing Washburn, born on 1 Apr. 1812, died on 18 Apr. 1812 in Lyme, NH.[1123]

2. Sarah9 Washburn, born on 11 Feb. 1814 in Lyme, NH,[1124] married Joseph F. White on 30 Oct. 1836.[1125] He was supposedly born on 17 June 1815 in Milton, MA.[1126] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a druggist,[1127] the 1860 federal census, where he was an apothecary,[1128] the 1870 federal census, where he was a druggist,[1129] and the 1880 federal census, where he was an apothecary.[1130]

3. (Unnamed son), born and died in 1818 in Lyme, NH.[1131]

4. Salmon9 Washburn (Jr.), born on 20 Apr. 1820 in Lyme, NH,[1132] married Mary E. Draper on 11 Feb. 1850.[1133] She was born on 31 Jan. 1831 in Delhi, Jersey Co., IL.[1134] They were not found in the 1860 federal census in Illinois, but they were probably living in Centralia, Marion Co., IL, in the 1870,[1135] and 1880 federal censuses,[1136] where he was an insurance agent.

5. Mary Sloan Washburn, born on 25 June 1823 in Boston, MA, died on 6 Apr. 1824 in Lyme, NH.[1137]

6. Caroline Augusta Washburn, born on 6 June 1826, died on 27 Dec. 1826.[1138]

7. Phoebe Augusta Washburn, born on 29 June 1828, died on 20 Oct. 1835.[1139]

8. Adaline Elizabeth Washburn, born on 4 Mar. 1831, died on 17 Dec. 1832.[1140]

b. Libeus8 Washburn (Jr.), born ca. 1789 in NH,[1141] married 1.) Anna “Nancy” Culver.[1142] She died on 23 June 1823 in Lyme, NH,[1143] and he remarried to 2.) Mehitable Gannett, daughter of Matthew and Alice (Latham) Gannett.[1144] She was born ca. 1792 in NH.[1145] They were living in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1830,[1146] 1840,[1147] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer,[1148] and with his son Allen G. Washburn in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 federal census.[1149] He died on 22 June 1864 in Lyme, NH,[1150] and she was still living with their son Allen Washburn in Lyme, NH, in the 1870 federal census. She died on 25 Jan. 1873 in Lyme, NH,[1151] and they were all three buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH. He supposedly had 3 children by Anna Culver,[1152] and at least 3 more children by Mehitabel Gannett:

1. Libeus9 Washburn (3rd), born ca. 1816 in NH,[1153] was apparently unmarried and living with his brother Allen G. Washburn in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 federal census, a farmer. He was not found in the 1870 federal census in New Hampshire, but he died on 15 June 1874 in Lyme, NH, aged 68 [sic] years, of “kidney complaint,”[1154] and was buried in the Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH.

2. Clarissa9 Culver Washburn, born ca. 1821 in Lyme, NH,[1155] married Joseph H. Peters, of Bradford, Orange Co., VT,[1156] son of Andrew B. and Keziah (Gannet) Peters,[1157] in ca. 1842. He was born ca. 1817 in Bradford, VT.[1158] They were living in Bradford, Orange Co., VT, in the 1850,[1159] 1860,[1160] and 1870 federal censuses,[1161] where he was a farmer. He died on 18 Mar. 1887 in Bradford, VT, aged 69 years, 5 months, 11 days, of Bright’s disease,[1162] and she died on 1 Mar. 1904 in Bradford, VT, aged 83 years, 5 months, 24 days, of “LaGrippe.”[1163] They had children:

a. Andrew Barnett Peters, born on 10 Mar. 1843 in Bradford, VT.[1164] He was unmarried and working on the railroad in Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1870 federal census.[1165]

b. Mary Ann Peters, born on 23 June 1845 in Bradford, VT,[1166] died on 20 Aug. 1846 in Bradford, VT, aged 1 years, 1 month, 27 days.[1167]

c. Mary Ellen Peters, born on 30 Mar. 1847 in Bradford, VT,[1168] was still unmarried and living with her parents in Bradford, VT, in the 1870 federal census.

d. Clara Emma Peters, born on 15 June 1849 in Bradford, VT,[1169] married Andrew J. Tarlton on 20 Dec. 1870 in Woburn, MA.[1170] He was born ca. 1848 in NH.[1171] They were living in a boarding house Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, in the 1880 federal census, where he was a railroad brakeman.[1172] She died on 23 Sept. 1883 in Bradford, VT, aged 34 years, 3 months, 2 days, of typhoid fever,[1173] and he remarried.

e. Arthur W. Peters, born on 31 July 1851 in Bradford, VT,[1174] married Velma Louise Jenkins, daughter of Arad and Harriet (Evans) Jenkins, on 14 Nov. 1871 in Bradford, VT.[1175] She was born on 22 June 1851 in Fairlee, VT.[1176] She died on 4 Oct. 1934 in Bradford, VT, aged 83 years, 3 months, 12 days,[1177] and he died on 13 Mar. 1936 in Bradford, VT, aged 84 years, 8 months, 14 days, of “arterio-schlerosis.”[1178]

f. Malintha “Winnie” or “Minnie” S. Peters, born on 4 Jan. 1855, in Bradford, VT,[1179] married 1.) Job M. Clement, son of Amos and Dorcas (Freeman) Clement, on 14 Mar. 1872 in Bradford, VT.[1180] He died by 1913, and she remarried to 2.) Francis Marion Corliss, son of Stephen and Priscilla (Sanborn) Corliss, on 24 Nov. 1913 in Newbury, MA.[1181] He was born ca. 1839 in Haverhill, NH.[1182]

3. (1 more child by Anna Culver.)

4. Allen9 Gannett Washburn, born on 19 Nov. 1824 in Lyme, NH,[1183] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Lyme, NH, in the 1850 federal census, and was the head of household in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 federal census,[1184] a farmer, married Paulina D. Dimick, daughter of James P. and Pamelia M. (Blanchard) Dimick,[1185] after 1860, but before 1870. She was born on 22 Jan. 1832 in VT,[1186] and they lived in Lyme, NH. They were living in Lyme, NH, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[1187] She died on 24 Feb. 1905 in Lyme, NH,[1188] and he died on 25 Nov. 1910 in Lyme, NH,[1189] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH.

5. Lucy9 L. Washburn, born on 29 Feb. 1828 in Lyme, NH,[1190] was also still unmarried and living with her father in Lyme, NH, in the 1850 federal census, and with her brother Allen G. Washburn in the 1860 federal census, married William F. or J. Jewet on 7 Jan. 1863 in Bradford, Orange Co., VT.[1191] He was born on 13 Feb. 1826 in Haverhill, Grafton Co., NH,[1192] and they were living in Haverhill, NH, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[1193] He died on 22 May 1906 in Haverhill, NH,[1194] and she died on 22 Sept. 1920 in Haverhill, NH,[1195] and they were both buried in Ladd Street Cemetery in Haverhill, NH.

6. (Probably) Louisa9 M. Washburn, born ca. 1834 in NH, [1196]was unmarried and living with her brother Allen G. Washburn in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 federal census.

c. (Probably) Ozel8 Washburn, born on 28 Sept. 1791 in Lyme, NH,[1197] married Mrs. Elizabeth Mesmith/Nesmith Danforth on 9 Apr. 1819 in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH.[1198] She was born on 20 Oct. 1793 in Londonderry, Rockingham Co., NH.[1199] Children not found. They were not found in the 1830, 1840 or 1850 federal censuses in New Hampshire. She supposedly died on 9 Mar. 1859,[1200] and he supposedly died on 3 Dec. 1867,[1201] but he was not found in the 1860 federal census either.

d. (Probably) Keziah8 Washburn, born ca. 1793 in NH,[1202] married Deacon William Porter, Jr. He was born ca. 1787.[1203] They were living in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1830,[1204] and 1840 federal censuses.[1205] She died on 19 Nov. 1852 in Lyme, NH,[1206] and he died on 28 Aug. 1859 in Lyme, NH,[1207] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH, but they were not found in Lyme, NH, in the 1850 federal census. They had at least two children:

1. Harrison Porter, born on 26 Nov. 1817 in Lyme, NH,[1208] married Elizabeth S. Rollins, daughter of John W. and Betsey (Stearns) Rollins.[1209] She was born on 18 Sept. 1820 in Mount Vernon, Kennebec Co., ME.[1210] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where his occupation was “provisions.”[1211] He died on 22 Aug. 1855 in Boston, MA, aged 37 years, 8 months, 27 days, of “consumption,”[1212] and she died a widow on 5 Sept. 1907 in Brookline, MA, aged 86 years, 11 months, of “malignant disease of rectum & abdomen many months,”[1213] and they were both buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA.

2. Mary Washburn Porter, born in 1824,[1214] died on 6 Feb. 1842 in Lyme, NH,[1215] and was buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH.

3. (Possibly others)

e. John8 Washburn, born on 29 June 1796 in NH,[1216] the fourth son,[1217] served in the War of 1812, and married Sarah Tucker,[1218] daughter of Jacob Davis and Priscilla (Preble) Tucker,[1219] on 12 July 1826 in Lyme, NH.[1220] She was born on 13 Sept. 1795 in Lyme, NH.[1221] They were living in Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, in the 1830,[1222] 1840,[1223] 1850,[1224] 1860,[1225] and 1870 federal censuses,[1226] where he was a farmer.[1227] He died on 6 Jan. 1872 in Lyme, NH,[1228] and she died on 9 Jan. 1874 in Lyme, NH,[1229] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH. they had child­ren:

1. Mary9 E. Washburn, born on 5 Apr. 1827 in Lyme, NH,[1230] was still unmarried and living with her parents in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 and 1870 federal censuses, married Lorenzo H. Rich­ardson, of Westfield, MA,[1231] son of Charles and Lydia (Barrett) Richardson,[1232] as his third wife, on 30 May 1872 in Boston, MA,[1233] but they probably had no children. They were living in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, in the 1880 federal census, where he was a blacksmith.[1234] He died on 6 Dec. 1904 in Westfield, MA, aged 87 years, 5 months, 7 days.[1235]

2. John9 Washburn (Jr.), born on 1 June 1829 in Lyme, NH,[1236] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Lyme, NH, in the 1850 federal census, moved to Decatur, IL,[1237] and married Zerilda Emmons, a widow, in Chicago, IL,[1238] but they were separated in 1873, and later divorced.[1239] He was not found in the 1860 federal census, but they were living in Decatur, Macon Co., IL, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a grocer, with her two children from her first marriage.[1240] She died in 1879,[1241] and he was widowed and living alone in Decatur, IL, in the 1880 federal census, a grocer.[1242] He died on 14 Sept. 1916 in Decatur, IL,[1243] and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Decatur, IL.

3. Benjamin9 Tucker Washburn, born on 6 July 1832 in Lyme, NH,[1244] was still unmarried and living with his parents in Lyme, NH, in the 1860 federal census, married Katharine “Kate” Jose­phine Oakley on 21 June 1860,[1245] and they lived in Lyme, NH.[1246] She was born on 21 July 1837 in Boston, MA.[1247] They were living with his parents in Lyme, NH, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[1248] Chil­dren not found. He died on 11 June 1908 in Lyme, NH,[1249] and she died on 1 June 1922 in Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH,[1250] and they were both buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, NH.

f. William Washburn, marriage not found, but supposedly also lived in Lyme, NH.[1251]

g. Lewis8 Washburn, born in 1803, married Carmen Salas de la Torre, of Peru.[1252] He was a mining engineer in Trujillo, Peru, and he died in 1859,[1253] presum­ably in Peru. They had a son:

1. Carlos9 Alberto Washburn Salas, born on 21 June 1854 in Trujillo, Peru,[1254] was important in Peru­vi­an poli­tics, including a Minister of Justice, and a member of the Supreme Court of Peru from 1912 to 1924. He died in 1925 in Lima, Peru.[1255]

h. (Supposedly 2 more daughters and 4 more sons, names unknown.)

        2431  vii   Hannah7 Washburn, born on 14 Nov. 1767 in Bridgewater,[1256] married Benjamin Perkins, son of Josiah and (644) Abigail4 (Edson) Perkins,[1257] on 24 May 1789 in North Bridgewater.[1258] He was born on 5 Jan. 1768 in Bridgewater,[1259] a grandson also of Mark Perkins, and of Benja­min3 and (163) Joanna (Orcutt) Edson.[1260] They moved to Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA, then to Winthrop, Kennebec Co., ME, by 1802. They were living in Dartmouth, MA, in the 1790,[1261] and 1800 federal censuses,[1262] and in Winthrop, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1810,[1263] and 1820 federal censuses, where he was a farmer,