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John Drake I of Windsor, Connecticut

John Drake II - Gen 2

Enoch Drake - Gen 3

Nathanial Drake - Gen 4

Josiah Drake I - Gen 5

Hannah Wilson - Gen 5

 

Josiah Drake II (1737 - 1802)

 

Drake Generation 6 in America

 

(Gay #166) *

 

1. Parents: Josiah I (5) and Hannah (Wilson) Drake of Stafford, Tolland County, Connecticut, and later Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Birth: 28 July 1737 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

3. Death: 4 February 1802 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts. (ref 82 says d. 22 Mar 1802)

 

4. Wife: Chloe Cross/Crane

 

a. Birth: 11 May 1744 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

b. Marriage: 27 November 1760 in Stafford Township, Tolland County, Connecticut. 

 

c. Death: 13 December 1832 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

d. US Census Records relating to Chloe (Cross/Crane) Drake

 

1790: Josiah Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Chloe, and a male under age 16, perhaps their son, Jehiel.

 

1790: There were also 3 Cross households in the Stafford Township, Tolland County, Connecticut: the Samuel Cross household (1 male over 16, 5 males under 16, and 3 females); the Stephen Cross household (1 male over 16, 2 males under 16, and 3 females); and the Noah Cross household (2 males over 16, 4 males under 16, and 4 females).  There were also 7 other Cross households in Connecticut: John in Tolland County; and John, Joseph, Nathan, Peter, Reuben, and William in Windham County, which borders Tolland County to the East, not far from Stafford.  There were also a large number of Cross households in Massachusetts, including these in Ashfield Township, Hampshire County: Ensign Peter (1-0-1), John (2-1-4), Aaron (2-4-3), and Stephen (1-3-4) and these in Buckland Township, Hampshire County: Jeduthum (1-0-2), Abel (3-0-1), and Joseph (1-2-3).

 

1820: No record found.

 

1830: Chloe Drake, age 80 to 90 years old, resided with her son, Jehiel Drake.

 

5. Children:

 

a. Josiah Drake III (7): (Gay #330) Born 13 February 1762.  Died 1844.  See generation 7.

 

b. Hannah Drake (Gay #331)

 

Born 24 August 1764 in Stafford Township, Hartford Colony (redesignated Tolland Co. in 1785), Connecticut.  Died February 1850 in Colrain Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. 1851); interred Baptist Corner Cemetery, March Road, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Enos/Enid Smith (b. 24 Jul 1749 in Hadley Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 8 Mar 1836, age 86, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Hannah), son of Elder Chileab, Sr. (b. 1708, d. 1800) and Sarah (Moody) Smith (b. 1709, d. 1789) of Ashfield, Massachusetts, about 1780 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Enos Smith and his father were ordained as Baptist Ministers in 1789, and in 1806 (and perhaps for several years) Reverend Enos Smith was Pastor of the Church of Christ Baptist, Ashfield, Massachusetts.  Subsequently, Enos founded a Baptist Church in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, close to the Ashfield Township line.

 

Gravestone inscriptions, Baptist Corner Cemetery:

 

HANNAH,
Widow of
R
EV. ENOS SMITH
died
Dec. 28, 1844.
Aged 80 years.
In that calm rest beyond the tomb
No care disturbs the tranquil breast.
It is the pilgrim's happy home
The Christians everlasting rest.

 

Elder
 ENOS SMITH
DIED
March 8, 1836,
aged 87.
Faith that dispels affliction's
darkest gloom,
And hope, that looks beyond
the tomb.
Peace, that not hell's dark le=
=gions can destroy,
And love, that fills the soul
with heavenly joy,
Lab'ring, he preached, till sum=
=moned, from on high,
To quit his toil, and rest above
the sky.

 

Enos and Hannah (Drake) Smith had the following children:

 

(1. Enos Smith, Jr.: Born about 1781.

 

(2. Deacon Uriel Smith: Born 17 September 1782 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Killingsworth).  Died 30 July 1870, age 88; interred Vesper Cemetery, Vesper, Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.

 

1810 US Census: Uriel Smith was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household included 00010-201

 

1830 US Census: Uriel Smith was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household included 2 males under age 5; 2 males age 15 to 20; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 male age 40 to 50; 1 female age 5 to 10; 1 female age 10 to 15; 1 female age 15 to 20; 1 female age 20 to 30; and 1 female age 40 to 50.

 

1850 US Census: Urial Smith, age 67 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Sybel Smith, age 66 (b. MA).  Of interest, under the same roof their son, Alfred J. Smith, age 24, was heading a household.

 

Uriel Smith married Sybil (?) (b. 1787 in Hampshire Co., MA, d. 1851 at Vesper, Tully Twp, Onondaga Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(a. Dexter Smith.

 

(b. Uriel B. Smith, Jr.: Born 1812 in Tully Township, Onondaga County New York.  Died 30 November 1902 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; interred Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

1840 US Census: Uriel B. Smith was heading a household in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  The household included 1 male under age 5; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 female under age 5; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

1855 WI Census: U. B. Smith was heading a household in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  The household included 2 males and 2 females.

 

1860 US Census: Url B. Smith, age 47 (b. NYS) and employed as a gentleman, was heading a household in Lake Township (New Coeln Post Office), Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  His real estate was valued at $10,000; no personal property value recorded.  The household also included his wife, Mranda Smith, age 30 (b. NYS); and daughter, California Smith, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1875 Census: U. B. Smith was heading a household in Lake Township, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  The household included 1 male.  Of interest, the household headed by his son, Tully H. Smith, was enumerated next door, and that household included 2 males and 2 females.

 

Uriel B. Smith married (1st) Lucy C. Cross (b. abt 1815, d. 25 May 1837, age 22; interred with Uriel) in 1834 in Leyden Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and that July they moved to Wisconsin, settling in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County on 17 July 1835.

 

(1) Milwaukee H. Smith: Born 11 October 1835 in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; the first Caucasian child born in Milwaukee.  Died 28 September 1908, age 72, in Alleghany Township, Sierra County, California; interred there in Alleghany Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Bernard Hockelberg, age 66 (b. Mar 1834 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a capitalist, was heading a household in Forest Township, Sierra County, California.  He immigrated to the US in 1854 and was subsequently naturalized.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Milwaukee H. Hockelberg, age 65 (b. Oct 1835 in WI; parents b. MA); daughter, Effie Holmes, age 25 (b. Nov 1875 in CA; father b. Germany; mother b. WI), who had been married less than 1 years and had had no children; son-in-law, Olaf A. Holmes, age 27 (b. Mar 1873 in Sweden; parents b. Sweden) and employed as a mine laborer, who immigrated to the US in 1890 and had been married less than 1 year.

 

In 1872 Milwaukee Smith visited California, where she met and married Bernard Hockelberg (b. 8 Mar 1834 in Germany, d. 25 Mar 1909, age 75, in CA; interred with Milwaukee) on 17 December 1873.  Bernard was a gold mine owner.  Milwaukee and Bernard had the following daughter:

 

(a) Effie Hockelberg: Born 6 November 1875 in California.  Died 20 February 1960 in Sacramento County, California; interred Old Grass Valley City Cemetery, Grass Valley, Nevada County, California.

 

1910 US Census: Olaf A. Edholm was a fruit store merchant at Grass Valley, California.  Wife of 10 years.

 

1920 US Census: Effie was a widow with 4 childen at home.

 

Effie Hockelberg married Olaf Adolph Edholm (b. Mar 1873 at Neder Lulia, Sunderlyn, Sweden, d. 28 Oct 1918 at Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA from complications of Spanish Flu; interred with Effie) on Wednesday, 15 November 1899 at her parents' residence in Alleghany Township, Sierra County, California.  Olaf had emmigrated directly from Sweden to California about 1898.  He and Effie had the following children:

 

[1. Edna Edholm: Born about 1902 in California.

 

[2. Adolf Edholm: Born about 1904 in California.

 

[3. Cyril "Carl" Edholm: Born about 1906 in California.

 

[4. Greta Helene Edholm: Born 4 March 1908 in California.  Died 16 June 2000; interred Davis Cemetery, Davis, Yolo County, California.  Married (?) Binning.

 

[5. Elton Edholm: Born 18 March 1911 at Grass Valley, Nevada County, California.  Died 14 March 1997 at Fresno, Fresno County, California; interred New Elm Cemetery, Grass Valley, Nevada County, California.  Veteran of World War II.  Married Fern (?) (b. 22 Apr 1906, d. 3 Mar 1998 in CA; interred with Elton).

 

1850 US Census: Milwaukee Smith, age 14 (b. WI) resided with her sister, Lucy C. Smith, age 13 (b. WI) in the household headed by E. H. Sabin, age 42 (b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter in Lake Township, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

(2) Lucy Cross Smith: Born 9 April 1837 in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Died there 1907, age 69.  Resided there.

 

Uriel B. Smith, Jr. married (2nd) Susan (?) (b. abt 1812, d. 17 Dec 1842, age 30; interred with Uriel) and had the following son:

 

(3) Tully H. Smith: Born abt 1839.  Died 15 May 1884, age 45; interred Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Married M. L. (?) and had the following children:

 

(a) Willard T. Smith: Born about 1864.  Died 6 July 1865.

 

(b) Leonard T. Smith: Born 3 June 1868.  Died 20 November 1892.

 

Uriel B. Smith, Jr. married (3rd) Miranda (?) (b. abt 1830 in NYS) and had the following son:

 

(4) California Smith: Born about 1852 in New York.

 

(c. Alfred J. Smith: Born January 1826 in Tully Township, Onondaga County New York.

 

1850 US Census: Alfred J. Smith, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Emily Smith, age 24 (b. NYS); and daughter, Emma J. Smith, age 4 (b. NYS).  Of interest, under the same roof his father, Urial Smith, age 67, was heading a household.

 

1855 NYS Census: Alfred Smith, age 29 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS), married, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Emily Smith, age 30 (b. place unknown), who had resided in Tully Township 9 years; daughter, Jane Smith, age 9 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS); daughter, Eliza Smith, age 5 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS); son, Joel Smith, age 2 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS); and servant, Adison Burr, age 15 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS) and married.

 

1860 US Census: Alfred J. Smith, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township (Vesper Post Office), Onondaga County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Emily S. Smith, age 33 (b. NYS); daughter, Emajane Smith, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Eliza S. Smith, age 9 (b. NYS); son, Joel Smith, age 7 (b. NYS); Fred Appler, age 17 (b. Germany) and employed as a farm laborer; and Betcy Smith, age 38 (b. NYS) and employed as a domestic servant, whose personal property was valued at $100.

 

1865 NYS Census: Alferd Smith, age 39 (b. Onondaga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Emily Smith, age 39 (b. Chenango Co., NY), who had had 5 children; daughter, Emma J. Drake, age 19 (b. Onondaga Co., NY); daughter, Eliza Smith, age 14 (b. Onondaga Co., NY); son, Joel Smith, age 12 (b. Onondaga Co., NY); and son, Emery Smith, age 3 (b. Onondaga Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Alfred Smith, age 44 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township (Otisco Post Office), Onondaga County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $8,000 and his personal property was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Emma Smith, age 44 (b. NYS); daughter, Eliza Smith, age 19 (b. NYS); son, Emery Smith, age 8 (b. NYS); and John Hodge, age 20 (b. NYS), with no occupation recorded.

 

1875 NYS Census: Alfred Smith, age 49 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  His residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Emily Smith, age 49 (b. Chenango Co., NYS); son, Emery J. F. Smith, age 13 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS); laborer, David Clay, age 19 (b. Onondaga Co., NYS) and single; and laborer, William Sucksturff, age 23 (b. Germany) and single.

 

1880 US Census: A. J. Smith, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his son, Joel Smith, age 28 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), married, and employed as a farmer; daughter-in-law, Florence Smith, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and married; grandson, Alford J. Smith, age 5 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); grandson, Harley A. Smith, age 1 (b. NYS); servant, Sarah Woodmancy, age 21 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed doing farm work; servant, George Hollenbeck, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed doing house work; and boarder, Nellie Van Camp, age 14 (b. NYS) and in school.

 

1900 US Census: Alfred Smith, age 74 (b. Jan 1826 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Sophia A. Smith, age 59 (b. Sep 1840 in NYS; parents b. CT), who had had no children.

 

Alfred Smith married (1st) Emily S. (?) (b. about 1826 in Chenango County, NYS) and had the following children:

 

(1) Emma Jane Smith "Jane": Born about 1846 in Onondaga County, New York.

 

(2) Eliza S. Smith: Born about 1851 in Onondaga County County, New York.

 

(3) Joel Smith: Born about 1853 in Onondaga County, New York.  Married Florence (?) (b. abt 1851 in NYS) and had the following children:

 

(a) Alford Smith: Born about 1875 in New York.

 

(b) Harley A. Smith: Born about 1879 in New York.

 

(4) Emery J. F. Smith: Born about 1862 in Onondaga County, New York.

 

Alfred Smith married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Sophia A. (Abbott) Miles (b. 1840, d. 1924), widow of Solomon Alexander Miles (b. abt 1836 in NYS, d. 11 Dec 1867; interred Maple Grove Cem., Otisco, Onondaga Co., NY) and daughter of Warner (b. 1801, d. 1867) and Sophia (Eastman) Abbott (b. 1807, d. 1881) about 1881.  In 1903 Alfred and Sophia moved from Tully Township to Skaneateles Township, Onondaga County, New York.  Sophia Abbott had married (1st) Solomon Alexander Miles and had the following children:

 

(5) Fred Warner Miles: Born 1862.  Died 1863.

 

(6) Anna Louisa Miles: Born 1864.  Died 1941.  Married Miles Harvey Norton (b. 1864, d. 1941).

 

(7) Warner Abbott Miles: Born 1867.  Died 1898.  Married Anna Bogardus Tripp (b. 1870, d. 1919).

 

(d. Abel Wilder Smith: Born Tully Township, Onondaga County New York.

 

(e. Sybil Smith: Born 1816 in Tully Township, Onondaga County New York.  Died 1891 in Lenox County, Michigan.  Married Manson Farrar (b. 1809) in 1835 in Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(f. Delia "Della" Smith: Born Tully Township, Onondaga County New York.

 

(g. Eunice Smith: Born Tully Township, Onondaga County New York

 

(3. Son: Born before 1783.

 

(4. Calvin Smith: Born 8 January 1786 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 8 December 1866 in Delanti (later redesignated Stockton) Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  Married (1st) Eunice Cobb (b. 26 Jul 1786 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 6 Nov 1847, age 62, in Stockton Twp, Chautauqua Co., NY), daughter of David and Precilla (?) Cobb, on 14 December 1804.  Married (2nd) Lucy W. McClellan (b. 1797) on 14 December 1850.

 

(5. Alfred Smith: Born 1795.  Died 1796.

 

(6. Emery Smith: Born 1797.  Died 3 October 1851 at Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Resided in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts until 1841; then moved to Wisconsin.  Married Thetis Johnson (b. 19 Oct 1804) on 6 March 1821 in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Daughter: Born after 1797.

 

(8. Daughter: Born after 1798.

 

(9. Daughter: Born after 1799.

 

c. Chloe Drake (Gay #332) (more info)

 

Born 22 July 1769, perhaps in Stafford Township, Hartford Colony (redesignated Tolland Co. in 1785), Connecticut.  Died 29 January 1856 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Resided in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts when she married Nathaniel C. Kellogg (b. 1765 in Stafford Twp, Tolland Co., CT) of Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts on 17 November 1791 in Buckland Township; intent recorded 15 October 1791 and perhaps had the following children:

 

(1. Nathaniel/Nathan Kellogg, Jr.: Born about 1791 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. 1789 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA and b. 11791 in Amherst Twp, Hampshire Co., MA).  Baptized 23 November 1793.  Of possible interest, there was a Nathaniel Kellogg (b. MA abt 1790 in MA) heading a household in Sodus Township, Wayne County, New York:

 

1850 US Census: Nathaniel Kellogg, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Sodus Township, Wayne County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Kellogg, age 61 (b. MA); daughter, Betsey Kellogg, age 25 (b. NYS); son, George W. Kellogg, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; and son, Samuel S. Kellogg, age 20 (b. NYS).

 

1860 US Census: Nathaniel Kellogg, age 70 (b. MA) and employed as a physician, was heading a household in Sodus Township, Wayne County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $700, and his personal property was valued at $150.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Kellogg, age 71 (b. MA); and daughter, Elizabeth F. Kellogg, age 36 (b. NYS).  Of interest, George Kellogg, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a physician, with personal property valued at $200, resided in the household headed Jerome Prosius, age 26, and employed as a farmer, which was enumerated next door to Nathaniel. 

 

(2. Chloe Kellogg: Born 14 August 1793 in Massachusetts; baptized 23 November 1795 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Perhaps died 31 May 1840.  Perhaps married Thomas Wakefield in 1819 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and had 3 children.

 

(3. Roswell Kellogg: Born about 1795 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

Note: There was a Roswell D. Kellogg who married Fidelia Spaulding (b. abt 1827, d. 26 Jul 1864, age 37 yrs, 9 mos, in Cavendish Twp, VT; interred 20 Mile Stream Cem.) on 5 November 1848 in Cavendish Township, Windsor County, Vermont.

 

There was also a Roswell Kellogg (b. abt 1797) who married Nancy Houghton (b. abt 1800), and perhaps had the following children:

 

(a. Roswell Kellogg, Jr.: (perhaps) Born in Massachusetts.  Married Lucy Waters (b. MA) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Anna Kellogg: Born about 1840 in Vermont.  Died 12 January 1895, about age 55, on Manhattan, New York City, New York; interred New Haven Cemetery, New York City.  Resided last in the Hotel Netherlands, Manhattan, New York City.  Married (?) Elliott.

 

(2) Emma H. Kellogg: Born about 1845.  Married Edwin A. Fitzgerald (b. abt 1846), son of James H. and Laura (McCube) Fitzgerald, on 19 August 1882 on Manhattan, New York City.

 

(b. Henry Kellogg: Born about 1820 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Henry Kellogg, age 50 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brenton Township, Ford County, Illinois.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Doris R. Kellogg, age 45 (b. MA); step-daughter, Myra B. Claff, age 10 (b. MA); and step-son, Chas B. Claff, age 6 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Dorris R. Kellogg, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. MA), married, and employed keeping house, was heading a household in the Village of Onarga, Onarga Township, Iroquois County, Illinois.  The household also included her daughter, Myra B. Clapp, age 20 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and son, Charles B. Clapp, age 16 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed on the family farm.

 

Henry Kellogg married Dorris R. (Burt) Clapp (b. abt 1825 in Southhampton Twp, MA), daughter of Oliver and Thankful C. (?) Burt, on 6 May 1867 in Southampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Dorris had (1st) married (?) Clapp and had the following children:

 

(1) Myra B. Clapp: Born about 1860 in Massachusetts.

 

(2) Charles B. Clapp: Born about 1864 in Massachusetts.

 

(c. Alonzo Kellogg: Born about 1821 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 18 December 1844, age 23 years, 5 months from complications of consumption.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Cassandra (?) (b. Hadley Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 7 May 1846, age 26 years, 10 days from complications of consumption).

 

(4. Molly Kellogg: Born about 1796 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Charles Austin Kellogg: Born about 1797 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Gardner Kellogg: Born about 1799 in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died .

 

Nathaniel Kellogg, Sr., son of Gardner, resided in Hadley Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts when he married (2nd) Mrs. Betsey (Cowles) Moody of Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts on 4 August 1817 in Amherst Township (intent recorded 20 Jul 1817).

 

d. Jehiel/Jehial Drake (Gay #333)

 

Born 23 April 1774 on No Town Plantation (which was incorporated as Buckland Twp on 14 Apr 1779), Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 12 March 1848, age 72 years, 10 months, 18 days from complications of "mortification," which might mean necrosis/gangrene, at Shelburne Falls, Buckland and Shelburne Falls Townships, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Baptist Corner Cemetery, Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Employed as a farmer.  Member of the Baptist Church of Ashfield.

 

1790 US Census: Jehiel Drake was less than 16 years old and residing with parents in Buckland Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1800 US Census: Jehiel Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household included 2 males under age 10, 1 male age 16 to 26 (Jehiel), 2 females under age 10, and 1 female age 16 to 26 (Chloe).

 

1810 US Census: Jehiel Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household included 4 males under age 10, 2 males age 10 to 16, 1 male age 26 to 45, 1 female under age 10, 2 females age 10 to 16, 1 female age 26 to 45, and 1 female over age 45.

 

1820 US Census: Jehiel Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household included 3 males under age 10 year, 3 males age 10 to 16, 3 males age 16 to 26, 1 male over age 45, and 1 female age 26 to 45.

 

Note: Franklin County must have been formed from the northern part of Hampshire County after the 1810 Census.  In 1790 there was no Franklin County.  Franklin County still exists today and encompasses both Ashfield and Buckland Townships.

 

1830 US Census: Jehiel Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household included 2 males age 10 to 15, 2 males age 15 to 20, 1 male age 60 to 70, 1 female age 20 to 30, 1 female age 50 to 60, and 1 female (perhaps his mother, Chloe) 80 to 90 years old.

 

1840 US Census: Jehield Drake was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household included 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 male age 60 to 70; and 1 female age 60 to 70.  Of interest, the households headed by his sons, Manely and Freeman Drake were enumerated next door.

 

Jehiel Drake married Chloe Steel (b. 9 Nov 1777 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 24 Feb 1841, age 64; interred with Jehiel, daughter of Levi and Chloe/Polly (?) Steel of Ashfield, in October 1794 in Buckland Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Jehiel Drake, Jr.: (Gay #606) Born 19 May 1795 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 October 1875 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania (Gay reported some people thought Jehiel died at Corry, Erie Co., PA).  At one time resided in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Jehiel Drake, age 55 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gerry Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,300.  The household also included his wife, Anna Drake, age 49 (b. MA); son, Franklin Drake, age 22 (b. NYS); daughter, Phebe A. Drake, age 19 (b. NYS); son, Manly Drake, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Jehiel Drake, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Orlinda Drake, age 12 (b.  NYS); daughter, Almeda Drake, age 10 (b. NYS); and son, Ranssler Drake, age 2 (b. NYS).  Of interest, son, Franklin Drake was also enumerated as Francis Drake, age 23, next door, along with his wife, Eveline Drake, age 23, and daughter, Louisa A. Drake, age 1.

 

1855 NYS Census: Jehiel Drake, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellington Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Anna Drake, age 54 (b. MA); son, Manly Drake, age 22 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Jehiel Drake, age 19 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); daughter, Orlinda Drake, age 17 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); daughter, Almeda Drake, age 15 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); and son, Renzsellarr Drake, age 7 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY).  Of interest, the household headed by his son, Francis Drake, was enumerated next door.  All had resided in Ellington Township for 2 years.

 

1860 US Census: No record found, anywhere in the US.

 

1870 US Census: Jehial Drake, age 75 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township (Concord Station Post Office), Erie County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $2,990 and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Anna Drake, age 69 (b. MA); and son, Ranseler Drake, age 22 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.  Of interest, the household headed by his son, Manly Drake, age 36, was enumerated on the same census page, 2 doors away.

 

Jehiel Drake, Jr. married Anna Mallory (b. 19 Jan 1801 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 25 Mar 1876, perhaps at Corry, Erie Co., PA) about 1826 and had the following children:

 

(a. Franklin “Francis” Drake: (Gay #894) Born 20 January 1827 at Gerry, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 4 May 1899.

 

1850 US Census: Francis Drake, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gerry Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eveline Drake, age 23 (b. VT); and daughter, Louisa A. Drake, age 1 (b. NYS).  Of interest, Francis, referred to as Franklin, was also enumerated in the household headed by his father, Jehiel Drake, next door.

 

1855 NYS Census: Francis Drake, age 28 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellington Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eveline Drake, age 28 (b. Genesee Co., NY); daughter, Loisa A. Drake, age 6 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); daughter, Lovisa Drake, age 3 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); and son, Freeman, Drake, age 2 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY).  Of interest, the household headed by his father was enumerated next door.

 

1860 US Census: Frances Drake, age 35 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellington Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $600 and his personal property was valued at $400.  The household also include his wife, Eveline Drake, age 35 (b. NYS); daughter, Laury Drake, age 12 (b. NYS); daughter, Lovica Drake, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Fremon Drake, age 6 (b. NYS); and son, Melvin Drake, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: Francis Drake, age 37 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gerry Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eveline Drake, age 37 (b. Genesee Co., NY); daughter, Louisa A. Drake, age 16 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); daughter, Lovisa Drake, age 13 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); son, Fremont Drake, age 10 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); son, Melvin Drake, age 9 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); daughter, Melvina Drake, age 5 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); son, Delbert Drake, age 4 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); and son, Lorenzo Drake, age 4 months (b. Chautauqua Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Francis Drake, age 44 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $2,500 and his personal property was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Eveline Drake, age 44 (b. NYS); daughter, Louisa Drake, age 21 (b. NYS); Lovisa Drake, age 18 (b. NYS); son, Freman Drake, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Melvin Drake, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Adelbert Drake, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Melvina Drake, age 9 (b. NYS); son, Lorenzo Drake, age 5 (b. NYS); and son, James Drake, age 4 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Jehial Drake, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was enumerated next door.

 

Franklin Drake married Evelina "Eveline" Eldridge (b. 9 Dec 1826 at Cassadaga, Stockton Twp, Chautauqua Co., NY, d. 19 Jul 1890 in Wayne Twp, Erie Co., PA) and had at least the following children:

 

(1) Louisa "Laury" A. Drake: Born about 1849 in Chautauqua County, New York.

 

(2) Lovisa Drake: Born about 1852 in Chautauqua County, New York.

 

(3) Freeman/Fremont Drake: Born about 1853 in Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a Freeman Drake, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a teamster, heading a household in Pittsfield Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Jennie Drake, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Frank Drake, age 16 (b. NYS) and employed in a saw mill; and sister, Martha Walker, age 13 (b. NYS), who was employed as a servant.

 

1900 US Census: Also of possible interest, there was a Freeman Drake, age 51 (b. Jun 1848 in NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a day laborer, heading a one-person household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

(4) Melvin Drake: Born about 1856 in New York.  Perhaps the James Melvin Drake who was born 7 July 1857 and died 8 December 1919 in Canisteo Township, Steuben County, New York; interred there in Bennetts Creek Cemetery.

 

(5) Melvina Drake: Born about 1861 in New York

 

(6) Adelbert "Delbert" Drake: Born about 1863 in New York.

 

(7) Lorenzo Drake: Born about 1865 in New York.

 

(8) James Leslie Drake: Born 19 May 1866/67 at Sinclairville, Charlotte and Gerry Townships, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 20 January 1942 in Otis Township, Hancock County, Maine; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: James L. Drake, age 33 (b. May 1867 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Cara M. Drake, age 30 (b. Feb 1870 in PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Ruby E. Drake, age 5 (b. Mar 1895 in PA); and son, George E. Drake, age 3 (b. Jan 1897 in PA).  Of interest, Melvin Drake, age 30 (b. Feb 1870 in PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a day laborer, was boarding in the household headed by Andrew Lyons, age 61 (b. Oct 1838 in PA), which was enumerated next door to the household headed by James L. Drake.

 

1910 US Census: James L. Drake, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Clara M. Drake, age 40 (b. PA; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Ruby E. Drake, age 15 (b. PA); son, G. Emory Drake, age 13 (b. PA); and daughter, Florence E. Drake, age 5 (b. PA).

 

1920 US Census: James L. Drake, age 53 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Clara Drake, age 49 (b. PA); daughter, Florence Drake, age 15 (b. PA); son-in-law, Laurence E. Lilley, age 22 (b. NYS) and employed as a machinist in a garage; and daughter, Ruby Lilley, age 24 (b. PA) and employed as an operator [telephone] for a railroad company.

 

1930 US Census: James L. Drake, age 64 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 428 W. Wayne Street in Corry Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He was married 1st at age 26, and his real estate was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Clara M. Drake, age 60 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS), who was married 1st at age 22.

 

1940 US Census: James L. Drake, age 74 (b. PA), widowed, and employed as , was heading a household at 428 West Wayne Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  His residence was valued at $1,000, and he had completed 6th grade.  The household also included his son, Emery G. Drake, age 43 (b. PA), who had completed 3 years of high school, with no occupation recorded; daughter-in-law, Florence F. Drake, age 41 (b. PA), who had completed 1 year of college; grandson, Winton R. Drake, age 19 (b. PA) and single, who had completed 4 years of high school; granddaughter, Virginia M. Drake, age 16 (b. PA) and single, who had completed 2 years of high school; and granddaughter, Sandra M. Drake, age 2 months (b. ME).

 

James Drake married Clara Mae Lines (b. 18 Feb 1870 at Glyndon, Crawford Co., PA, d. 25 Oct 1939 at Pine Grove, Corry City, Erie Co., PA) 22 November 1893 (license issued 3 Nov 1893) and had the following children:

 

(a) Ruby E. Drake: Born 17 April 1895 in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Married Laurence E. Lilley (b. abt 1898 in NYS).

 

(b) George Emery Drake "Emery": Born 3 December 1896 (also seen: b. Jan 1897) at Beaverdam, Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 13 April 1957 at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California.

 

1930 US Census: Emory G. Drake, age 33 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a retail hardware salesman, was heading a household at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He was married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Florance F. Drake, age 31 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married 1st at age 21; son, Winton R. Drake, age 9 (b. PA); and daughter, Virginia M. Drake, age 6 (b. PA).

 

George E. Drake married Florence Fay Doane (b. abt 1899 in PA), daughter of Orson and Lena (Morris) Doane, on 30 August 1919 in Corry Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

[1. Winton Ramey Drake: Born 8 February 1921 in Pennsylvania.  Died 15 April 1994 in Yolo County, California.  Married Ada Violet Henderson (b. 17 Oct 1912 at Bismark, Alberta, Canada, d. 15 Feb 2002, age 89, at Fremont, CA) and had the following children:

 

[a. Kelly James Drake: Born 1955 in Monterey County, California.

 

[b. James John Drake.

 

[2. Virginia M. Drake: Born about 1924 in Pennsylvania.

 

[3. Sandra M. Drake: Born about 1940 in Maine.

 

(c) Florence Elsie Drake: Born about 1905 in Pennsylvania.

 

1930 US Census: Philip Blakesley, age 26 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA) and employed as a laborer in a garage, was heading a household at Erie City, Erie County, New York.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Florence Blakesley, age 25 (b. PA), who married 1st at age 19.

 

Florence Drake married William Philip Blakeslee (b. abt 1903), son of Pope M. and Lilly (Hoffman) Blakeslee, on 16 February 1924 in Chautauqua County, New York.

 

(b. Phebe A. Drake: (Gay #895) Born about 1831 in New York.  In 1850 was age 19 and resided with her parents in Gerry Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  By 1855 she no longer resided with her parents.

 

(c. Manley Drake: (Gay #896) Born May 1834 in Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 1901; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1855 NYS Census: Manley Drake, age 22 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY) resided with his parents in Ellington Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: No record found anywhere in the US; same for his parents.

 

1870 US Census: Manly Drake, age 36 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $400 and his personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Drake, age 31 (b. NYS; father born outside US); son, Edgar Drake, age 11 (b. NYS); and daughter, Emily Drake, age 9 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Jehiel Drake, age 75, was enumerated on the same census page, 2 doors away.

 

1880 US Census: Manley Drake, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Drake, age 41 (b. NYS); and son, Nelson Drake, age 6 (b. PA).  Of interest, Manley's son, Edgar Drake, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by William Moses, which was enumerated 2 doors away.

 

1900 US Census: Manley Drake, age 66 (b. May 1834 in NYS; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 42 years, Hannah Drake, age 61 (b. Sep 1838 in NYS; father b. England; mother b. VT), who had had 3 children, all still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Hannah Drake, age 72 (b. NYS; father b. England; mother b. VT) and widowed, resided in the household headed by her son, Edgar Drake, age 51 (b. NYS) in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

Manly Drake married Hannah Pettit (b. 13 Sep 1838 in NYS, d. 12 Apr 1923; interred with Manley) about 1858 and had the following children:

 

(1) Edgar A. Drake: Born 10 February 1859/60 in New York.  Died 6 February 1944; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Edgar Drake, age 21 (b. NYS; parents' birth place not recorded) and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by William Moses, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a farmer, in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included William's wife, Lucinda Moses, age 36 (b. PA); daughter, Laura Moses, age 8 (b. PA); and son, Rosco Moses, age 7 (b. PA).  Of interest, the household headed by Edgar's father was enumerated 2 doors away.

 

1900 US Census: Edgar Drake, age 40 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Etta S. Drake, age 33 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Hanah J. Drake, age 2 (b. PA).

 

1910 US Census: Edgar Drake, age 51 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Clymer Road in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Etta S. Drake, age 42 (b. PA; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, H. Janette Drake, age 12 (b. PA); and mother, Hannah Drake, age 72 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: Edgar Drake, age 60 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Etta S. Drake, age 52 (b. PA; parents b. PA); and daughter, Janette Drake, age 22 (b. PA) and single, with no employment recorded.

 

1930 US Census: Edwin Drake, age 71 (b. NYS; parents b. US), married, and employed as a laborer doing road work, was heading a one-person household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He married 1st at age 30.

 

1930 US Census: Etta S. Drake, age 63 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), was a patient in Warren State (mental) Hospital, Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

 

1940 US Census: Edgar Drake, age 81 (b. PA), with no employment recorded, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his daughter, Janette Drake, age 42 (b. PA) and single, who had completed 8th grade and was not employed outside the home.  They both resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

1940 US Census: Etta S. Drake, age 72 (b. PA), was a patient in Warren State (mental) Hospital, Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

 

Edgar Drake, age 29, married Etta S. Lines (b. 16 Jul 1867 in PA, d. 12 May 1944; interred with Edgar), age 23, daughter of George (b. 12 Oct 1835/34 in PA, d. 9 Oct 1906) and Jennette (?) Lines (b. Oct 1837 in NYS) of Rome Township, Rome Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, on 22 October 1890 (license recorded 16 Oct 1890) in Erie County, Pennsylvania and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Hannah Janette Drake "Janette": Born 6 August 1897/98 in Pennsylvania.  Died 28 June 1962; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1930 US Census: Janette Drake, age 32, resided in the household headed by Glenn Miller, age 53 (b. PA) who married her father's 1st cousin, Amy Miranda Drake, paragraph (g.(1), below.

 

1940 US Census: Janette Drake, age 42 (b. PA) and single, resided with her father in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

Apparently, Janette Drake married (?) Dickinson.

 

(2) Emma "Emily" Orlinda Drake: Born 19 October 1861 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 22 October 1930, age 69 yrs, 3 days, at Corry Hospital, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Burt E. Greeley, age 39 (b. Sep 1860 in PA; father b. VT; mother b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Emma O. Greeley, age 40 (b. Oct 1860 in PA; parents b. NYS), who had had 8 children, 6 of whom were still alive; son, William B. Greeley, age 14 (b. Feb 1886 in PA); son, Byron E. Greeley, age 11 (b. Jul 1887 [should be 1889] in PA); daughter, Mabell E. Greeley, age 10 (b. Aug 1890 in PA); daughter, Emma M. Greeley, age 7 (b. Oct 1892 in PA); son, Horace L. Greeley, age 4 (b. Nov 1895 in PA); and daughter, Esther E. Greeley, age 2 (b. Aug 1897 in PA).

 

1910 US Census: Burt Greeley, age 49 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Sciota Road in Pennsylvania.  He had married once.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Emma O. Greeley, age 48 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), who had married once and had had 9 children, 6 of whom were still alive; daughter, Emma M. Greeley, age 17 (b. PA) and single; daughter, Ester S. Greeley, age 12 (b. PA); and daughter, Flossie I. Greeley, age 7 (b. PA).

 

1920 US Census: Emma Greeley, age 58 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and widowed, with no employment recorded, was heading a household on West Columbus Avenue in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included her daughter, Emma May Greeley, age 27 (b. PA), single, and employed as a washerman (house); and daughter, Flossie I. Greeley, age 17 (b. PA) and single, with no employment recorded.

 

1930 US Census: Emma O. Greeley, age 68 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household on West Washington Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  She was married 1st at age 21.  The household also included her daughter, Emma Greeley, age 37 (b. PA; parents b. PA), single, and employed cleaning for a private family.

 

Emma Drake married Edward B. Greeley "Burt" (b. Sep 1860 in PA), son of Barnes and Phenema (?) Greeley, and had at least 9 children, the following 7 of whom were still alive in 1910:

 

(a) William B. Greeley: Born February 1886 in Pennsylvania.

 

(b) Byron E. Greeley: Born July 1887 [should be 1889] in Pennsylvania.

 

(c) Mabell E. Greeley: Born August 1890 in Pennsylvania.

 

(d) Emma May Greeley: Born October 1892 in Pennsylvania.

 

1940 US Census: Emma Greeley, age 47 (b. PA), single, and employed as a house maid for a housekeeping project, was heading a household at 256 ˝ West Washington Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  She resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

(e) Horace L. Greeley: Born November 1895 in Pennsylvania.

 

(f) Esther E. Greeley: Born August 1897 in Pennsylvania.  Married (1st), as his 2nd wife, Vern Moffitt (b. abt 1894), son of Myran and Alice (Drake) Moffitt) on 23 March 1918 in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Perhaps married (2nd) Phil S. Hayes (b. abt 1882), son of S. R. and Ellen (Baldwin) Hayes, on 27 December 1920 in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

(g) Florence "Flossie" I. Greeley: Born about 1903 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3) M. Nelson Drake "Nelson": Born 1 May 1870 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 6 January 1952 at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  In January 1914 resided in the North Warren Asylum.

 

1900 US Census: Nelson Drake, age 27 (b. May 1873 in PA; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer laborer, was heading a household in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Lily A. Drake, age 25 (b. Jan 1875 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Willis E. Drake, age 6 (b. Jun 1894 in PA); and daughter, Nella E. Drake, age 2 (b. Jul 1898 in PA).

 

1910 US Census: Nelson M. Drake, age 37 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Dowd Hill Road in Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Lillie A. Drake, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Willis E. Drake, age 16 (b. PA) and single; and daughter, Nellie E. Drake, age 12 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: M. Nelson Drake, age 40 (b. PA; mother b. NYS; mother b. US), divorced, and employed as a laborer for the Corry Chair Company, was boarding in the household headed by John Fisher, age 46 (b. NYS) on East Washington Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1930 US Census: Nelson Drake, age 61 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. VT), divorced, and employed as a hired man (farm laborer), resided in the household headed by Arthur Lynch, age 32 (b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Nelson married 1st at age 19.

 

Nelson Drake married Lillie A. Earl (b. 23 Feb 1874 in Napoli Twp, Cattaraugus Co., NY, d. 26 Sep 1949; interred Sunset Hill Cem., Lakewood, Chautauqua Co., NY) about 1893; divorced before 1920.  Nelson and Lillie had the following children:

 

(a) William "Willis" E. Drake: Born 9 June 1894 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Employed by the railroad.

 

1920 US Census: Willis E. Drake, age 25 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS) and employed as , was heading a household at 328 West Wayne Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Bessie Drake, age 26 (b. PA; parents b. PA); daughter, Marjorie Drake, age 5 (b. PA); son, Donald Drake, age 3 (b. PA); and father-in-law, John Keefer, age 69 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Willis Drake, age 39 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a conductor for the steam railroad, was heading a household on Main Street in West Seneca Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Bessie Drake, age 39 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who married 1st at age 22; daughter, Marjory Drake, age 15 (b. PA); and son, Donald Drake, age 13 (b. PA).

 

1940 US Census: William E. Drake, age 48 (b. PA) and employed as a brakeman for the railroad, was heading a household at 807 East and West Road in West Seneca Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Besse E. Drake, age 46 (b. PA), who had completed 1 year of high school; and son, Donald W. Drake, age 23 (b. PA) and single, who had completed 4 years of high school and was employed as a laborer in a railroad yard.

 

William E. Drake married Bessie E. Keefer (b. abt 1893 at Corry City, PA), daughter of John A. (b. Lock Haven, PA) and Margaret (Blaksley) Keefer (b. Spartansburg, PA), on 11 April 1914 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

[1. Marjorie Drake: Born about 1915 in Pennsylvania.

 

[2. Donald W. Drake: Born about 1917 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 9 March 2006, age 89, at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; interred Niagara Falls.  Employed as an attorney.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

[a. Donna Drake: Married (?) Loliger.

 

[b. Deborah Drake: Married (?) Ctzech.

 

(b) Helen "Nellie" E. Drake: Born about 1898 in Dayton Township, Cattaraugus County, New York.  At age 17 married Henry H. Keefer (b. abt 1891 at Corry City, Erie Co., PA), age 23, son of John A. (b. Lock Haven, PA) and Margaret (Blaksley) Keefer (b. Spartansburg, PA), on 17 January 1914 in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  No subsequent record found of Nellie or Henry.

 

(d. Jehiel M. Drake, III: (Gay #897) Born about 1836 in Gerry Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died ; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1870 US Census: Jehial Drake, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Marcia Drake, age 41 (b. NYS); son, Edward Drake, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Charles Drake, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Drake, age 7 (b. NYS); and daughter, Anna Drake, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census: J. M. Drake, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Marcia Drake, age 46 (b. PA; parents b. VT); son, Charles Drake, age 18 (b. PA) and employed as a laborer; daughter, Annie Drake, age 11 (b. MI); and daughter, Alice M. Drake, age 5 (b. PA).

 

Jehiel M. Drake, III married Marcia Van Dusen (b. Aug 1829 in NYS, d. 17 Feb 1914 in Concord Twp, Erie Co., PA; interred with Jehiel) in New York and had at least the following children:

 

(1) Edward M. Drake: Born May 1855 in Ellington Township, Chautauqua County, New York (also seen: b. MI).  Died 8 June 1938; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Edward Drake, age 45 (b. May 1855 in PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Elgin Borough, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Mandania Drake, age 43 (b. Jun 1857 in PA; parents b. PA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Henry Drake, age 16 (b.  Apr 1884 in PA) and single; and son, Jasper Drake, age 12 (b. Nov 1888 in PA).

 

1910 US Census: Edward M. Drake, age 53 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had married once.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Mandania Drake, age 40 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. PA), who had married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; and son, Jasper E. Drake, age 21 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer on the home farm.

 

1920 US Census: E. M. Drake, age 63 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Mandana Drake, age 60 (b. PA; parents b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Edward M. Drake, age 72 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), with no employment recorded, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Mandania Drake, age 69 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 23.  Of interest, the households headed by Henry C. Drake, age 45 (b. PA) and Jasper Drake, age 41 (b. PA) were enumerated on opposite sides of Edward.  Also of interest, on the same census page Effie Drake, age 64 (b. PA) resided in the household headed by her son-in-law, Wilford Werley, age 34 (b. PA).

 

1940 US Census: Mandania Drake, age 79 (b. PA) and widowed, resided with her son, Jasper, and his wife in the same house in which she occupied on 1 April 1935. 

 

Edward M. Drake married Mandania Bemis (b. Corry City, Erie Co., PA) and had the following children:

 

(a) Henry Charles Drake: Born 26 April 1884 in Kane Borough, McKean County, Pennsylvania (abt 94 miles SE of Erie, PA).  Died 24 January 1982; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Employed as a farmer at RD 1 Corry, Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Henry Drake, age 16, resided with his parents in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1910 US Census: Henry C. Drake, age 25 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had married once.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Nellie Drake, age 25 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Henry C. Drake, age 35 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Nellie M. Drake, age 35 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. Ireland); and daughter, Eva Drake, age 8 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Henry C. Drake, age 45 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Drake, age 45 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. Ireland), who married 1st at age 24; and daughter, Eva Drake, age 18 (b. PA) and single, with no employment recorded.

 

1940 US Census: Henry C. Drake, age 56 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade and resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  His residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Drake, age 55 (b. PA), who had completed 1 year of high school; and daughter, Eva Drake, age 28 (b. PA), single, and employed as a clerk in a department store, who had completed 4 years of high school.

 

Henry C. Drake, age 25, married Nellie Marie Patterson (b. 20 Oct 1884 in Concord Twp, Erie Co., PA), age 24, on 8 May 1909 (license issued 3 May 1909) at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Eva L. Drake: Born 19 July 1911 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 13 October 2007 at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Married Floyd E. Webb (b. 22 Mar 1911 in Concord Twp, Erie Co., PA, d. 8 Jun 2003 in Concord Twp, PA), son of Arelis/Arelie "Arch" J. and Eva M. (Baker) Webb, on 8 May 1940 in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

(b) Jasper Edward Drake: Born 18 November 1888 in Kane Borough, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Employed as a farmer.  Died 26 July 1975; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Married Edna M. Culver (b. 12 Sep 1894 at Corry City, PA, d. there 3 Nov 1972; interred with Jasper), daughter of James M. and Maude (Blakslee) Culver (different residences at time of this marriage), on 18 May 1915 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Before marriage Edna was employed as a school teacher.  No children:

 

1920 US Census: Jasper E. Drake, age 31 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Edna M. Drake, age 25 (b. PA; parents b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Jasper Drake, age 41 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He married 1st at age 26.  The household also included his wife, Edna Drake, age 35 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who married 1st at age 20.

 

1940 US Census: Jasper E. Drake, age 51 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade, and on 1 April 1935 he and his wife resided in a different dwelling at RD 1 Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Edna Drake, age 40 (b. PA), who had completed 4 years of high school; and mother, Mandania Drake, age 79 (b. PA) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade and resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

(2) Charles Erskine Drake: Born 28 December 1860 at Ellery Center, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 13 February 1946 in Warren Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Charles Drake, age 39 (b. Dec 1860 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Elgin Borough, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Edith Drake, age 23 (b. Nov 1876 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Arthur Drake, age 6 (b. Feb 1894 in PA); daughter, Laura Drake, age 4 (b. Aug 1895 in PA); and mother, Marcia Drake, age 72 (b. Aug 1827 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed.

 

1910 US Census: Charles Drake, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer on the street, was heading a household at 705 West Church Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Edith O. Drake, age 33 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed doing washing and ironing, who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Arthur Drake, age 16 (b. PA); daughter, Laura Drake, age 14 (b. PA); son, Hiley Drake, age 5 (b. PA); and mother, Marcia Drake, age 80 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed.

 

1920 US Census: Charles Drake, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Edith O. Drake, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Laura Blaksley, age 24 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and married; son-in-law, Kenneth Blaksley, age 24 (b. PA; parents b. PA), married, and employed as a clerk for the railroad; son, Harley Drake, age 15 (b. PA; parents b. NYS); and daughter, Lois M. Drake, age 5 (b. PA; parents b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Charles Drake, age 69 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and not employed, was heading a household at 541 Prospect Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  His residence was valued at $1,200, and he married 1st at age 26.  The household also included his wife, Edith Drake, age 52 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 16; son, Harley Drake, age 24 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), divorced, and employed as a finisher for a metal furniture manufacturer, who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Lois Drake, age 16 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), single, and not employed; and grandson, Robert Drake, age 5 (b. PA; parents b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Chas Drake, age 79 (b. NYS), with no employment recorded, was heading a household at 214 ˝ West Main Street Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 5th grade, and on 1 April 1935 he resided in the same city.

 

Charles Drake married Edith Orena Walker (b. Nov 1876 in NYS) on 24 December 1892 at Corry City, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

(a) Arthur Edward Drake: Born 1/2 February 1894 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania (also seen: b. Concord Twp, Erie Co., PA).  Died 24 February 1926 in Warren Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Pennsylvania.  Had Epilepsy.

 

1920 US Census: Arthur E. Drake, age 25 (b. PA), was a patient in Warren State Hospital for the Insane, Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

 

(b) Laura Merilla Drake: Born 27 August 1895 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died there 11 February 1920; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania from complications of scarlet fever shortly after child birth.

 

1920 US Census: Laura Blakeslee, age 24 (b. PA) and married, resided in the household headed by her father in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania (see above).

 

Laura Drake married, as his 2nd wife, Kenneth Blakeslee (b. 24 Jun 1895 at Corry City, Erie Co., PA, d. 6 Sep 1988 at Houston, Harris Co., TX) and had the following children:

 

[1. Arlene Laura (Blakeslee) Walker: Born 3 February 1920 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 26 January 1985 at Everett, Snohomish County, Washington.  Because her mother died shortly after her birth, Arlene was given up for adoption to her uncle, Mark Smith Walker in August 1920.  Married Ross Frederick Dorman (b. 7 Apr 1919 in Superior Twp, Douglas Co., WI, d. 3 May 1983 at Everett, Snohomish Co., WA).

 

1920 US Census: Enumerated 30-31 January 1920, just before Arlene was born.

 

1930 US Census: Mark S. Walker, age 46 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and employed as a city policeman, was heading a household at 2125 East 6th Street in Superior City, Douglas County, Wisconsin.  He married 1st at age 24.  His residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Matilda Walker, age 43 (b. Canada; parents b. Sweden), who immigrated to the US in 1891 (subsequently naturalized) and married 1st at age 21; daughter, Arlene Walker, age 10 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. Canada); and servant/ward, Hazel Ellison, age 27 (b. WI; parents b. Sweden) and single.

 

1940 US Census: Mark S. Walker, age 56 (b. PA) and employed as a policeman for the city police department, was heading a household at 225 East 6th Street in Superior City, Douglas County, Wisconsin.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Matilda Walker, age 53 (b. English-speaking Canada), who had completed 8th grade; and daughter, Arline L. Walker, age 20 (b. PA) and single, who had completed 1 year of college.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

(c) Harley Wilburn Drake: Born 2 November 1904 in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died 19 July 1983 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania; interred there in Pine Grove Cemetery.  Married (1st) Genevieve Sheeley (b. abt 1905), daughter of Elting and Jennie (Pequeen) Sheeley, on 23 August 1924 in Chautauqua County, New York; subsequently divorced.

 

1940 US Census: Harley Drake, age 35 (b. PA) and employed as a policeman for the City of Corry, was heading a household at 440 S. Centre Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Drake, age 32 (b. PA), who had completed 2 years of high school.

 

Harley Drake married (2nd) Elizabeth (T.?) (perhaps b. 6 Jun 1908 in PA).

 

(d) Lois Veora Drake: Born 25 May 1914 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania; baptized there 9 June 1918.  Died there 20 April 1966; interred there in Pine Grove Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: William Prine, age 31 (b. PA) and employed as a machine operator for an airplane parts manufacturer, was heading a household at 52 Prospect Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Lois Prine, age 25 (b. PA), who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Virginia Prine, age 4 (b. PA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Lois Drake married William Wheeler Prine (b. 25/5 Oct 1908, d. 15 Sep 1994 at Corry City, PA; interred with Lois), son of Glenn F. and Bessie M. (Ploss) Prine, on 7 April 1934 in Chautauqua County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Virginia Prine: Born about 1936 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3) Mary Drake: Born about 1862 in New York.

 

(4) Anna Elizabeth Drake: Born about 1869 in Michigan.

 

(5) Alice M. Drake: Born about 1875 in Pennsylvania.

 

(e. Orlinda Drake: (Gay #898) (female) Born about 1838 in New York.

 

(f. Almeda Drake: (Gay #899) Born about 1840 in New York.

 

(g. Ransler W. Drake: (Gay #900) Born November 1847 in New York.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served as a private in Company H of the 24th NY Infantry Regiment.

 

1880 US Census: Ranslor Drake, age 32 (b. NYS; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Marinda Drake, age 30 (b. PA; parents b. PA); daughter, Anna Drake, age 8 (b. PA); and boarder, William Chapman, age 17 (b. PA; parents b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Ransler Drake, age 52 (b. Nov 1847 in NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Marinda Drake, age 50 (b. Mar 1850 in PA), who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Ransler W. Drake, age 62 (b. NYS; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 39 years, Marinda P. Drake, age 60 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

Ransler Drake married Marinda P. (?) (b. abt 1870 in PA) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Amy Miranda/Maranda/Marinda Drake: (more info) Born 4 July 1872 in Pennsylvania.  Died 9 January 1942; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Anna Drake [fairly legible; certainly not Amy], age 8, resided with her parents at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Glen P. Miller, age 27 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Concord Township, Elgin Borough, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Amy M. Miller, age 28 (b. PA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Ethel Miller, age 4 (b. Sep 1896 in PA).

 

1910 US Census: Glenn P. Miller, age 34 (b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 419 Wright Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Amy M. Miller, age 38 (b. PA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Ethel M. Miller, age 13 (b. PA).

 

1920 US Census: Glenn Phalander Miller, age 42 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA) and employed by the Miller and Parsons Feed and Coal Company, was heading a household at 419 Wright Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Amy M. Miller, age 48 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA); and mother-in-law, Marinda Drake, age 69 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and widowed.

 

1930 US Census: Glenn Miller, age 53 (b. PA; father b. US; mother b. NYS) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 59 North Center Street in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $6,500, and he was married 1st at age 19.  The household also included his wife, Amy Miller, age 57 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA), who was married 1st at age 23; mother-in-law, Miranda Drake, age 80 (b. PA; parents b. US) and widowed; and servant, Janette Drake, age 32 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. PA), single, and employed as a servant for a private family.

 

Amy Drake married Glen Phalander Miller (b. Apr 1873 in PA), son of Rufus and Louisa A. (?) Miller of Wayne Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on 27 November 1895 (license issued 13 Nov 1895) in Erie County, Pennsylvania and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Ethel M. Miller: Born September 1896 at Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Died .  Before marriage was employed as a stenographer.  In that capacity worked for many years for the federal government in Washington, D.C.

 

1920 US Census: Paul N. Lawson, age 25 and single, was enumerated as a lodger at the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association), Erie County, Pennsylvania.  Paul K. Lawson, age 26, was also enumerated in the household headed by his mother, Sophia Lawson, age 80 (b. Sweden) and widowed, in Corry City, Erie County, Pennsylvania, along with his brother, Oscar Lawson, age 47 and single.  Sophia Lawson had immigrated to the US in 1864 and became a naturalized citizen in 1866.

 

1930 US Census: Paul N. Lawson, age 34 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a clerk for the US Government, was heading a household at 2210 E Street in Washington, D.C.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Ethel M. Lawson, age 33 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a clerk for the US Government, who married 1st at age 23.

 

1940 US Census: Ethel M. Lawson, age 43 (b. PA), divorced and employed as a clerk in the Administrator's Office of the WPA, was heading a one-person household on Massachusetts Avenue SE in Washington, D.C.  She had completed 1 year of college and resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

Ethel Miller married Paul Norton Lawson (b. 13 Dec 1894 at Corry, PA, d. 1967; interred Pine Grove Cem., Corry City, Erie Co., PA), son of John (b. Sweden) and Sophie (Swansen) Lawson (b. Sweden) of Corry, Pennsylvania, on 25 October 1920 in Erie County, Pennsylvania; subsequently divorced.  No children.

 

(2. Chloe Drake: (Gay #607) Born 2 October 1796 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 29 January 1856, perhaps in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1850 US Census: Zenas Field, age 53 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Chloe Field, age 53 (b. MA); daughter, Lydia Field, age 15 (b. MA); and son, David Field, age 12 (b. MA).

 

1855 MA Census: Zenas Field, age 59 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Chloe Field, age 59 (b. MA); daughter, Lydia J. Field, age 20 (b. MA); and son, David J. Field, age 18 (b. MA).

 

1860 US Census: Zenus Field, age 63 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $600 and his personal property was valued at $194.  The household also included his wife, Cyntha T. Field, age 69 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: No record found.

 

Chloe Drake married, as his 1st wife, Zenas Field, Jr. (b. 22 Sep 1796 in Whately Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1 Feb 1871, age 74, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred Bridge Street Cem., Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), son of Zenas (b. 10 Aug 1753 in Hatfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 3 Jul 1819 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA) and Sarah (Burroughs) Field (b. 1757, d. 10 Sep 1810 in Whately Twp, Hampshire Co., MA) of Whately Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and had the following children: 

 

(a. Diadama "Aldama" Field: Born January 1820 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 September 1846, age 30, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts from complications of "child bed" (child birth). [dates not compatible]

 

1855 MA Census: Lewis Reniff, age 34 (b. MA) and employed as a mechanic, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Reniff, age 25 (b. NYS).

 

1860 US Census: Lewis Reniff, age 39 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York (Black River Post Office).  His real estate was valued at $200 and his personal property was valued at $125.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Reniff, age 29 (b. NYS); son, L. Melvin Reniff, age 5 (b. MA) and in school; son, George W. Reniff, age 3 (b. NYS); daughter, Eunice E. Reniff, age 2 (b. NYS); and daughter, Mary L. Reniff, age 2 months (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: Lewis Reniff, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had married twice.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Reniff, age 33 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had been married once and had had 7 children; son, Melvin Reniff, age 11 (b. MA); son, George W. Reniff, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Eunice E. Reniff, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Mary L. Reniff, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Adin A. Reniff, age 3 years and 2 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles H. Reniff, age 1 year and 11 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Lena E. Reniff, age 4 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Lewis Reniff, age 49 (b. MA) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $200 and his personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Reniff, age 39 (b. NYS); son, George Reniff, age 13 (b. NYS); daughter, Eunice Reniff, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Reniff, age 10 (b. NYS); son, Adin Reniff, age 9 (b. NYS); son, Charles Reniff, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Lena Reniff, age 6 (b. NYS) and son, Frank Reniff, age 8 months (b. NYS).

 

1875 NYS Census: Eliza Reniff, age 44 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a domestic laborer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son, George Reniff, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single, with no employment recorded; daughter, Mary Reniff, age 15 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single, with no employment recorded; son, Adin Reniff, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles H. Reniff, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Lena E. Reniff, age 10 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Frank H. Reniff, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

Diadama/Diedamia Field married Lewis Reniff (b. 18 May 1821 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 25 Feb 1872, age 50 yrs, 9 mo., 7 days, at Rutland Center, Rutland Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; interred there in the Black River Cem.), son of George Reniff and twin brother of Lucius Reniff, who married Diadama's sister, Chloe Field (Para (c., below) in a double wedding on 20 November 1842 (intent recorded there 22 Oct 1842) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (also recorded in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA) and had the following children:

 

(1) William Lewis Reniff: Born 20 October 1843 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 June 1864, perhaps as a result of the American Civil War.  Of interest, a William L. Reniff served as a private in Company D, 36th Regiment of Massachusetts Infantry.

 

(2) Mary Ann Reniff: Born 12 August 1846 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 November 1895.

 

1860 US Census: Alexis S. Coleman, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his personal property was valued at $900.  The household also included his wife, Amelia P. Coleman, age 42 (b. MA); son, Luther E. Coleman, age 17 (b. MA) and employed as a hostler (man who looks after the horses of people staying at an inn); and son, Oliver M. T. Coleman, age 10 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Luther E. Coleman, age 36 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and "at work in Cnt," was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Coleman, age 32 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Wm E. Coleman, age 11 (b. MA); and daughter, Ella I. Coleman, age 9 (b. MA).

 

Mary Reniff apparently married (1st) (?) Howes.  Mary (Reniff) Howes married (apparently 2nd) Luther E. Coleman (b. 23 Oct 1842 at Shelburne Falls, MA, d. 7 Apr 1898) at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne and Buckland Twps, Franklin Co., MA, d. 7 Apr 1898, age 55 yrs and 6 mo., from complications of an embolism in Westfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA), son of Alexis S. (b. Shelburne Falls, MA) and Amelia (Pomeroy) Coleman (b. Easthampton, MA) of Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, on 28 November 1867 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a) William "Willie" Eugene Coleman: Born 20 August 1868 at Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 20 March 1884, age 15 years and 7 months, from complications of kidney disease in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(b) Ella Izetta Coleman: Born 24 April 1871 in Massachusetts.  Died 13 November 1939; interred Park Street Cemetery, Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1900 US Census: William S. Hicks, age 29 (b. Aug 1870 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a motorman, was heading a household at 32 Hatfield Street in Northampton City, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Viola E. Hicks, age 23 (b. Apr 1877 in MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Gertrude G. Hicks, age 6 (b. Mar 1894 in MA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; and daughter, Mildred H. Hicks, age 4 (b. Oct 1896 in MA).

 

1910 US Census: Ella I. Coleman, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a bookkeeper for a brass shop, was heading a household at 57 Chestnut Street in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included two older women and, apparently, another household of 5 people headed by Samuel D. McCullough.

 

1920 US Census: William L. Hicks, age 54 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a motorman for the street railway, was heading a household at 12 Lake Street in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Ella I. Hicks, age 48 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: William S. Hicks, age 64 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a motorman for the railroad, was heading a household at 12 Lake Street in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $5,000.  He married 1st at age 28.  The household also included his wife, Ella I. Hicks, age 58 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 40; and daughter, Gertrude G. Gendrin, age 36 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and married, who married 1st at age 23 and was employed as a nurse in a hospital.

 

At age 40 Ella I. Coleman married, as his 2nd wife, William "Will" S. Hicks (b. abt 1870 in Charlemont Twp, Franklin Co., MA), age 41, son of Calvin W. and Philena L. (Phipps) Hicks, on 10 October 1911 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  William, who was employed as a teamster, had 1st married Viola "Vida" E. Gould (b. Hawley Twp, Franklin Co., MA (also seen: b. Charlemont Twp, MA)), daughter of Luther and Lena (Bamer) Gould, on 30 July 1893 in Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Gertrude Grace Hicks: Born 3 March 1894 in Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 14 August 1989; interred Park Street Cemetery, Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Gertrude G. Gendrin, age 36 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and married, who married 1st at age 23 and was employed as a nurse in a hospital, resided in the household headed by her father in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  No record found for her husband.

 

1940 US Census: Of possible interest, a Charles Gendrin, age 48 (b. MA) and employed as a paper hanger for a contractor, was heading a household at 156 Second Street in the City of Albany, Albany County, New York.  He had completed 2 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Catherine Gendrin, age 44 (b. NYS), who had completed 6th grade; and daughter, Catherine Gendrin, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

Married Charles Edward Gendrin (b. 13 Jan 1892 in Hatfield Twp, MA), son of Alexander and Sarah (Gagel) Gendren of Northampton Township, Massachusetts, on 20 February 1917 in Springfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

[2. Mildred Hazel Hicks: Born 6 October 1896 in Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 1923; interred Park Street Cemetery in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: There was a Mildred Carlyle, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA) was a patient in the Hampshire County Sanatorium in Northampton City, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

Mildred Hicks married Clayton Lorenzo Carlisle (b. 9 Sep 1890 in Plymouth Twp, Windsor Co., VT, d. 25 Sep 1919, age 29; interred Pleasant View Cem., Ludlow, Windsor Co., VT), son of Allen F. and Clara (Davis) Carlisle of Ludlow Township, Windsor County, Vermont, on 31 May 1915 in Massachusetts (registered at Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA).

 

Lewis Reniff married (2nd) Eliza Ware (b. 1830 in NYS, d. 1890; interred with Lewis) on 18 June 1854 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and about 2 years later moved his family to Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Lewis and Eliza had the following children:

 

(3) Lewis Melvin Reniff "Melvin": Born 23 July 1855 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died ; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  In January 1901 resided at Great Bend, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: Melvin Reniff, age 19 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by Sophia Merrill, age 36 (b. Tompkins Co., NY), in Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Melvin Roniff, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Felts Mills, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Roniff, age 29 (b. Canada); and daughter, Louis Roniff, age 0 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: M. L. Beniff, age 43 (b. Jul 1856 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of West Carthage, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Jennie Beniff, age 35 (b. Sep 1864 in Canada; parents b. Canada), who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, Adin Beniff, age 7 (b. Jan 1893 in NYS); daughter, Ruth A. Beniff, age 4 (b. Feb 1896 in NYS); and son, George W. Beniff, age 7 months (b. Oct 1899 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Melvin L. Reannof was heading a household at 2 Hubbard Street in Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jennie Reannof; son, Adan L. Reannof; daughter, Ruth A. Reannof; son, George W. Reannof; and daughter, Nettie Reannof, age 3.

 

1910 US Census: Melville Reniff, age 55 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a laborer in a chair factory, was heading a household on Bridge Street in the Village of West Carthage, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 21 years, Jennie Reniff, age 45 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1882 and had had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive; daughter, Ruth Reniff, age 14 (b. NYS); son, George Reniff, age 11 (b. NYS); and daughter, Nellie Reniff, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Melvin Reniff, age 59, was heading a household in Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Josephine Reniff, age 49; daughter, Ruth Reniff, age (?; should be abt 19; interpreted by others as 42, which can't be); son, George Reniff, age (?; should be abt 16; interpreted by others as 66, which can't be) and daughter, Nellie Reniff, age 13. (pg 5, house 5)

 

1920 US Census: Max L. Reniff, age 64 (b. MA; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Josephine Reniff, age 54 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada); son, George W. Reniff, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer on the home farm; and daughter, Nellie A. Reniff, age 18 (b. NYS) single, and not employed.

 

1925 NYS Census: Melvin L. Renneff, age 69 (b. US) was heading a household in the City of Oswego, Oswego County, New York.  The household also included his son, George W. Renneff, age 26 (b. US). (pg 3, house 178)

 

Melvin Reniff married (1st) Nellie McGrady (b. abt 1851, d. 14 Feb 1888, age 37 yrs, 4 mos., and 18 days; interred Black River Cem., Rutland Twp, Jefferson Co., NY).  Melvin Reniff married (2nd) Josephine "Jennie" Thomas (b. Sep 1864 in English-speaking Canada) about 1889 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a) Child: Died young, before 1900.

 

(b) Adan L. Reniff: Born January 1893 in New York.  Died before 1910.

 

(c) Ruth A. Reniff: Born February 1896 in New York.  Employed as a school teacher before marriage.  Married , as his 1st wife, Sherman W. Howard (b. 12 Sep 1889 in Jewett Twp, Greene Co., NY, d. 1938; interred Lexington Cem., Lexington Twp, Greene Co., NY), son of Milo D. and Manda (Lewis) Howard, on 2 September 1917 (license issued 25 Aug 1917) at Westkill, Lexington Township, Greene County, New York.  Sherman W. Howard married (2nd) Bertha F. Winchell on 17 October 1920 in Greene County, New York.

 

(d) George W. Reniff: Born October 1899 in New York.  In 1925 resided with his father in the City of Oswego, Oswego County, New York.

 

(e) Nellie A. Reniff: Born about 1902 in New York.  In 1920 resided with her parents in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

(4) George W. Reniff: Born about 1856 in New York.  Died 14 May 1884, age 27 years and 1 day; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Alvira M. (?) (b. abt 1857, d. 19 Dec 1886, age 29 yrs, 2 mo. (also seen: d. 27 Oct 1886 at West Carthage, Champion Twp, Jefferson Co., NY); interred with George)

 

(5) Eunice E. Reniff: Born about 1858 in New York.

 

(6) Mary L. Reniff: Born about 1860 in New York.  Gravestone with birth year 1860 in Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  No death date, so perhaps not interred there.  In January 1901 resided in New York City.  In 1930 resided with her sister, Lena and Lena's family in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.   Never married.

 

(7) Adin A. Reniff: Born about 1860 in New York. Died there 1885; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Adin Reniff, age 18 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, and his sister, Lena Reniff, age 15 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a domestic servant, both resided in the household headed by Clinton Cross, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Clinton's wife, Mary Cross, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

(8) Charles H. Reniff, MD: Born July 1865 (also seen: b. 1864) in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 29 January 1901, age 37, at home in the Village of Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York from complications of pneumonia.  Graduated 1882 from the University of the City of New York.

 

1892 US Census: Charles H. Reniff, age 29 (b. US) and employed as a physician, resided in the household headed by Andrew B. Virkler, age 36 (b. US) and employed as a builder in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Carrie N. Reniff, age 25 (b. US); and daughter, E. Ione Reniff, age 3 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: Charles Reniff, age 34 (b. Jul 1865 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a doctor, was heading a household in the Village of Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Carrie Reniff, age 32 (b. Sep 1867 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Ione Reniff, age 11 (b. May 1889 in NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Carrie Reniff, age 37 (b. US) and employed doing house work, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Ione Reniff, age 16 (b. US); mother, Amy Brown, age 74 (b. US); lodger, Edward Branard, age 30 (b. US) and employed as a Def agent; liveryman, Rodney H. White, age 61 (b. US; and Rodney's wife, Addia M. White, age 60 (b. US).

 

Charles Reniff married, as her 1st husband, Carrie Namoi Brown (b. 1868 in S. Rutland Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1932; interred Lowville Rural Cem., Lowville, Lewis Co., NY), daughter of Wellington (b. Lewis Co., NY) and Namoi "Amy" M. (Clover) Brown (b. Lewis Co., NY), in 1886 and had the following children:

 

(a) Eliza Ione Reniff "Ione": Born May 1889 at Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  Employed as a teacher before marriage.

 

1900 US Census: Ione Reniff, age 11 (b. May 1889), resided with her parents in the Village of Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Sam G. Harwood, age 15 (b. VA) resided with his parents and their large household in Clover Hill District, Appomattox County, Virginia.

 

1910 US Census: S. G. Harwood, age 23 (b. VA; father b. England; mother b. VA) and a student in a theological seminary, was heading a household on Broad Street in the Village of Hamilton, Hamilton Township, Madison County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Ione E. Harwood, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had no children; grandmother [grandmother-in-law], A. M. Brown, age 78 (b. NYS; parents b. CT) and widowed, who had had 1 child, no longer alive. 

 

1920 US Census: Samuel G. Harwood, age 34 (b. VA; father b. England; mother b. VA) and employed as a Baptist Minister, was heading a household in Henry Magisterial District, Sussex County, Virginia.  The household also included his wife, Iona R. Harwood, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Samuel G. Harwood, age 44 (b. VA; father b. England; mother b. VA; father b. England; mother b. VA) and employed as a Baptist clergyman, was heading a household on 8th Street in Victoria Township, Lunenburg County, Virginia.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Ione E. Harwood, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 19; and mother-in-law, Carrie A. Lankford, age 62 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed, who married 1st at age 18.

 

1940 US Census: Samuel G. Harwood, age 54 (b. VA) and employed as a minister in a church, was heading a household on 8th Street in Victoria Township (Plymouth District), Lunenburg County, Virginia.  He had completed 8 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Ione Harwood, age 50 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of college.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Eliza I. Reniff married Reverend Samuel "Sam" Gladstone Harwood (b. Sep 1885 at Pamplin, Appomattox and Prince Edward Co's, VA) of Castorland, son of John W. (b. London, England) and Alice N. (Drinkard) Harwood (b. Pamplin, Appomattox and Price Edward Co's, VA), on 14 September 1908 (license issued 12 Sep 1908) at Castorland, New York.  Samuel was a Baptist clergyman.

 

Widow Carrie (Brown) Reniff of Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Widower James William Lankford, MD of New Church, Accomack County, Virginia, son of William Ira (b. VA) and Jennie (Sale) Lankford (b. VA), on 10 November 1909 (license issued same day) in Lewis County, New York with Carrie's son-in-law, Reverend Samuel Harwood officiating.

 

(9) Lena E. Reniff: Born February 1865 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1940; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Wm T. Crain, age 40 (b. May 1860 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Lena E. Crain, age 35 (b. Mar 1865 in NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Ada E. Crain, age 15 (b. Apr 1885 in NYS); daughter, Nellie Crain, age 11 (b. My 1889 in NYS); daughter, Besttie C. Crain, age 7 (b. Sep 1892 in NYS); and servant, Richard Jones, age 20 (b. Jan 1880 in Canada; parents b. Canada) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1905 NYS Census: William T. Crain, age 43 (b. US), was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lena E. Crain, age 40 (b. US); daughter, Nellie Crain, age 16 (b. US); and daughter, Bessie Crain, age 12 (b. US).

 

1910 US Census: William T. Crain, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Rutland Hollow Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Lena E. Crain, age 45 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Nellie E. Crain, age 20 (b. NYS); daughter, Bessie C. Crain, age 17 (b. NYS); and hired man, George Martin, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1920 US Census: William Crain, age 58 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Felts Mills Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lena Crain, age 54 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS); and daughter, Bessie Crain, age 27 (b. NYS) and single.

 

1930 US Census: William F. Crain, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Cross Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Lena E. Crain, age 65 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Bessie C. Crain, age 36 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single; and sister-in-law, Mary L. Reneif, age 70 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and single.

 

1940 US Census: William Crain, age 79 (b. NYS) and employed as manager of a farm, was heading a household on Rutland Hollow Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Lena Crain, age 75 (b. NYS), who had completed 7th grade; daughter, Bessy King (b. NYS), who had completed 1 year of high school; son-in-law, Walter King, age 45 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade and was employed as a carpenter for a contractor; and lodger, John Nellis, age 55 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade and was employed as a farm hand.

 

Lena Reniff married William T. Crain (b. abt 1861 in Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1940; interred Black River Cem.), son of D. Eldridge (b. 1824, d. 1905) and Mary E. (Cotes) Crain (b. 1828, d. 1912), about 1886.  Lena and William had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a) Ada E. Crain: Born 1885 in New York.  Died 23 October 1961; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Oscar W. Ames, age 28 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a laborer on a ranch, was heading a household in Carlton Precinct 5, Prowers County, Colorado.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Ada E. Ames, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had married once and had had no children; and boarder, Guy H. Paris, age 18 (b. KY; parents b. KY), single, and employed as a laborer on a ranch.

 

1920 US Census: Oscar Ames, age 38 (b. OH; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Rutland Hollow Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ada Ames, age 34 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Russell Ames, age 9 (b. NYS); son, Howard Ames, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Helena Ames, age 2 years and 9 months (b. NYS); and son, Vernon Ames, age 9 months (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Oscar W. Ames, age 47 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a shipping clerk for a bakery, was heading a household at 128 Huntington Street in the Village of Black River, Rutland  Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He married 1st at age 21, and his residence was valued at $900.  The household also included his wife, Ada E. Ames, age 44 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 18; son, Russell W. Ames, age 19 (b. Colorado) and single, with no employment recorded; son, Howard C. Ames, age 16 (b. NYS) and single, with no employment recorded; daughter, Helena M. Ames, age 15 (b. NYS); son, Vernon O. Ames, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Madeline J. Ames, age 8 (b. NYS); and son, Robert D. Ames, age 5 years and 4 months (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Oscar W. Ames, age 57 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Ada Ames, age 55 (b. NYS), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Helena Ames, age 23 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a clerk in a retail store, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Vernon Ames, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer in a paper mill, who had completed 2 years of college; daughter, Madeline Ames, age 19 (b. NYS), single, and a new worker, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Robert Ames, age 15 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Russell Ames, age 28 (b. CO), married, and employed as a radio service technician for a public utility, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter-in-law, Doris Ames, age 23 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and grandson, Richard Ames, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

Ada Crain married Oscar W. Ames (b. abt 1883 in OH, d. 1953; interred with Ada) about 1903 and had the following children:

 

[1. Russell W. Ames: Born 2 January 1911 at Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado.  Died 7 November 1990, age 79, at Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida.  Married Doris Rupracht and had at least the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Patricia Ames.

 

[b. Richard C. Ames: Born about 1939 in New York.

 

[c. Warren Ames.

 

[d. Charles Ames.

 

[e. Lloyd Ames.

 

[f. Floyd Ames.

 

[2. Howard O. Ames: Born about 28 January 1914 in New York.  Died 25 June 2010; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Howard Ames, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as an operator in a power plant, was heading a household in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 3 years of high school.  The household also included is wife, Marion Ames, age 26 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Audrey Ames, age 4 (b. NYS); brother-in-law, Frederick Walton, age 34 (b. England) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 6th grade; father-in-law, Harry Walton, age 60 (b. England), widowed, and employed as a laborer in a power plant, who had completed 4th grade; and sister-in-law, Eunice Walton, age 14 (b. NYS), who had completed 7th grade.

 

Howard Ames married Marion M. Walton (b. 8 Feb 1914), daughter of Harry (b. England) and Annie (Hadley) Walton (b. England), on 19 July 1934 (license issued 18 Jul 1934) in Jefferson County, New York and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Audrey Annie Ames: Born 23 September 1935 at Black River, Rutland and LeRay Townships, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 18 October 2007 at Everett, Snohomish County, Washington.  Married (?) Britton.

 

[b. Harry Ames.

 

[c. Howard "Howie" Ames.

 

[3. Helena M. Ames: Born about 1915 in New York.

 

[4. Vernon O. Ames: Born about 1919 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 24 November 1987 in Coaldale Borough, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  Married Nancy J. Carr and had the following son:

 

[a. Robert E. Ames.

 

[5. Madeline J. Ames: Born 6 January 1921 in New York.  Married Clarence J. Linstruth (b. 13 Sep 1917, d. Feb 1968; interred Black River Cem.), son of Julius Walter (b. 23 Oct 1881, d. 5 Dec 1927; interred Naumburg Evangelical Baptist Cemetery) and Ella M. (Hirschey) Linstruth (b. 5 Nov 1882, d. May 1965) of Lewis County, New York.

 

[6. Robert D. Ames: Born 1924 in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 14 July 2008 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Veteran of World War II; served in the US Army.  Married Dorothy Jebo and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Deborah Ames: Married Michael Graves.

 

[b. Kathryn Ames.

 

[c. Susan Ames: Married Brian Ware.

 

[d. Edward Ames.

 

[e. William Ames.

 

[f. Alan Ames: Married Francine (?) and had the following son:

 

[1] Alan Ames, Jr.

 

(b) Nellie Eliza Crain: Born 14 May 1889 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died March 1978; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a school teacher before marriage.

 

1920 US Census: Harry H. Maxim, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Rutland Hollow Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Maxim, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Marion Maxim, age 4 years and 5 months (b. NYS); and hired man, John Shannon, age 23 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. English-speaking Canada), single, and employed as a farm laborer [who, age age 13, resided in the Eugene Maxim household in 1910].

 

1925 NYS Census: Harry H. Maxim, age 36 (b. US), was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie E. Maxim, age 37 (b. US); and daughter, age 9 (b. US).

 

1930 US Census: No record found.

 

1940 US Census: No record found.

 

Nellie Crain married Harry H. Maxim (b. 1889 at Black River, Rutland Twp, NY, d. 1957; interred with Nellie), son of Eugene (b. abt 1865 in Rutland Twp, NY) and his 2nd wife, Ada (Smith) Maxim (b. MA), on 9 October 1911 (license issued same day; filed 1 Dec 1911) in Jefferson County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Marion Maxim: Born about 1915 in New York.

 

(c) Bessie Cotes Crain: Born 27 August 1892 in New York.  Died February 1968 at Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Black River Cemetery (of possible interest, there is also a Bessie C. Crain memorial in Evergreen Cem., Henderson Twp, Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1925 NYS Census: Bessie C. Crain, age 32, resided with her parents in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Bessie Crain, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), divorced, and employed as a waitress in a hotel, was heading a one-person household at 124 First Avenue in the Village of Herkimer, Herkimer Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Her residence was valued at $4,000.

 

1940 US Census: No record found.

 

Bessie Crain married Walter Martin King (b. 16 Jun 1894/95 in NYS, d. Jun 1974 in Jefferson Co., NY), son of William and Delia (Forside) King of Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York, on 16 June 1934 in Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

(10) Francis "Frank" H. Reniff: Born September 1870 in New York.  Died 1954; interred Mount Hope Cemetery, Norwich, Chenango County, New York. 

 

1900 US Census: Frank Reniff, age 30 (b. Sep 1870 in NYS) and employed upholstering, was heading a household in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Julia C. Reniff, age 28 (b. Sep 1872 in NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; son, Charles Reniff, age 1 (b. Jun 1898 in NYS); and mother-in-law, Thirelevia Porter, age 62 (b. Jun 1837 in NYS) and widowed, who had 6 children, 3 of whom were still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Frank H. Reniff, age 38 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA) and employed as an upholsterer in a chair factory, was heading a household at 7 High Street in Ludlow Township, Windsor County, Vermont.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 13 years, Julia C. Reniff, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive, and was employed as a dress maker at home; son, Charles P. Reniff, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Vera J. Reniff, age 8 (b. NYS); and mother-in-law, Thirelevia A. Porter, age 72 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed, who had had 6 children, 2 of whom were still alive and had a pension.

 

1920 US Census: Francis Reniff, age 50 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a chair maker in a cabinet factory, was heading a household at 21 East Main Street in the City of Cortland, Cortland County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Julea C. Reniff, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Charles P. Reniff, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and foreman of a lumber yard; and daughter, Vera J. Reniff, age 17 (b. NYS), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Frank H. Reniff, age 60 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as curator of the Norwich Club, was heading a household in the City of Norwich, Chenango County, New York.  He married 1st at age 27.  The household also included his wife, Julia C. Reniff, age 57 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 24; and mother-in-law, Therelevia Porter, age 93 (b. NYS) and widowed.

 

1940 US Census: Frank H. Reniff, age 70 (b. NYS) and employed as curator of a private club, was heading a household on East Mains Street in the City of Norwich, Chenango County, New York.  He had completed 3rd grade.  The household also included his wife, Mable Reniff, age 46 (b. NYS), who had completed 1 year of high school; and lodger, Edward Nash, age 42 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a plumbing and heating salesman, who had completed 4 years of high school.  Frank and Mable resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Francis Reniff married (1st) Julia C. Porter (b. Sep 1872 in NYS, d. 16 Jan 1934; interred Mount Hope Cem., Norwich, Chenango Co., NY), daughter of George S. and Therelevia/Thirclevia A. (?) Porter (b. Jun 1837 in NYS) of Lowville, Lewis County, New York, and had the following children:

 

(a) Charles Porter Reniff: Born June 1898 in New York.  Died 30 July 1959 in Homer Township, Cortland County, New York; interred Mount Hope Cemetery, Norwich, Chenango County, New York.  Veteran of the New York Guard; enlisted in Company H, 3rd NYG Infantry Regiment on 11 February 1918.

 

1930 US Census: Charles P. Reniff, age 31 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a retail lumber yard, was heading a household at 24 Hamlin Street in the City of Cortland, Cortland County, New York.  He was married 1st at age 22, and his residence was valued at $9,000.  The household also included his wife, Clara V. Reniff, age 35 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Germany), who married 1st at age 26; and son, Charles W. Reniff, age 6 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Charles P. Reniff, age 41 (b. NYS) and employed as manager of a lumber company, was heading a household at 24 Hamlin Street in the City of Cortland, Cortland County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Clara Reniff, age 44 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Charles W. Reniff, age 16 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Charles P. Reniff was manager of a lumber yard and resided at Cortland, Cortland County, New York when he married Clara Vashti Warriner (b. US), daughter of Ralph T. and Fredericka (Burns) Warriner (b. Germany) of Norwich, Chenango County, New York, on 14 May 1921 (license issued 13 May 1921) in Chenango County, New York.  Charles and Clara had the following children:

 

[1. Charles W. Reniff: Born about 1924 in New York.

 

(b) Vera J. Reniff: Born about 1903 in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 5 February 1991; interred Mount Hope Cemetery, Norwich, Chenango County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Mary E. Northrup, age 61 (b. Dec 1838 in NYS; parents b. VT), widowed, and employed as a landlady, was heading a household at 45 Cortland Street in the Village of Norwich (western half), Chenango County, New York.  She had had 1 child, still alive.  The household also included her son-in-law, Nehemiah H. Brown, age 35 (b. Dec 1864 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a physician; daughter (and Nehemiah's wife of 10 years), Belle C. Brown, age 30 (b. Jul 1869 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; domestic servant, Lena Sterling, age 24 (b. Mar 1876 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and single; grandson, Ivan N. Brown, age 9 (b. Aug 1890); grandson, Vernon N. Brown, age 6 (b. Oct 1893); and grandson, Leroy F. Brown, age 3 (b. Jan 1897).

 

1930 US Census: Vernon M. Brown, age 38 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as foreman of a metal mill, was heading a household at 118 North Madison Street in the City of Rome, Rome Township, Oneida County, New York. He married 1st at age 35. The household also included his wife of 3 years, Vera J. Brown, age 28 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 25; daughter, Ruth J. Brown, age 2 years and 1 month (b. NYS); daughter, Dorothy L. Brown, age 1 year and 2 months (b. NYS); and daughter, Carolin M. Brown, age 3 months (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Vernon M. Brown, age 47 (b. NYS) and employed as Assistant Supervisor of a State School Institution, was heading a household at 705 West Court Street in the City of Rome, Rome Township, Oneida County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of college and resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Vera J. Brown, age 38 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of college; daughter, Ruth J. Brown, age 12 (b. NYS); daughter, Dorothy L. Brown, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Carolyn M. Brown, age 10 (b. NY); and son, Donald H. Brown, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

Vera Reniff married Vernon Marsh Brown (b. 23 Oct 1892 at Norwich, Chenango Co., NY, d. 1977; interred with Vera), son of Dr. Nehemiah H. and C. Belle (Northrop) Brown, on 16 March 1928 in New Milford Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (also seen: m. York, York Co., PA).  Before marriage Vernon was employed as a school teacher at Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Wyoming County, New York.  Vera and Vernon had the following children:

 

[1. Ruth J. Brown: Born about 1928 in New York.

 

[2. Dorothy L. Brown: Born about 1929 in New York.

 

[3. Carolyn M. Brown: Born about 1930 in New York.

 

[4. Donald H. Brown: Born 1932 in New York.

 

Widower Francis Reniff married (2nd) Mable Marie Bellerose (b. 11 Aug 1895 in ME, d. 25 Jan 1991; interred Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Biddeford, York Co., ME), daughter of Octave (b. Canada) and Aurore (?) Bellerose (b. Canada), who in 1910 were maintaining a household at Biddeford, York County, Maine.

 

(b. Zenas Field, III: Born 27 May 1822 (b. 1820 per gravestone) in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 August 1893, age 73 years, 3 months from complications of heart disease.  Employed as a farmer and building mover.

 

1850 US Census: Zenas Field, Jr., age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Field, age 28 (b. MA); and daughter, Ellen Field, age 5 (b. MA).

 

1855 MA Census: Zenas Field, Jr., age 33 (b. MA) and employed as a jobber, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Field, age 31 (b. MA); daughter, Isabel Field, age 9 (b. MA); daughter, Helen Field, age 4 (b. MA); brother, Charles Field, age 21 (b. MA) and employed as a jobber; and Matthew Colman, age 21 (b. Ireland) and employed as a laborer.

 

1870 US Census: Zenas Field, age 46 (b. MA) and employed as a building over, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $4,000 and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Clara D. Field, age 45 (b. MA); daughter, Nellie A. Field, age 19 (b. MA); Joseph Holcomb, age 40 (b. MA) and employed as a farm hand; George Brown, age 21 (b. Canada) and employed as a farm hand; Joseph Duyert, age 25 (b. Canada) and employed as a farm hand; and Gordon Dufield, age 24 (b. Canada) and employed as a laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Zenas Field, age 58 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a building mover, was heading a household in Northampton Township Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Clarisa Field, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and boarder, Frank Brow, age 30 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and employed as a laborer, who could not read or write.

 

Zenas Field, III married Clarissa "Clara" Damon Dawson (gravestone says Clara Hunt, b. 15 Feb 1822 in MA) of Chesterfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts in 1842 and had the following children:

 

(1) Clarissa Isabella Field "Bella": Born 20 December 1845 at Williamsburg, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 March 1865 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, perhaps from complications of pregnancy, just 5 months after marriage; interred there in Bridge Street Cemetery.

 

1850 US Census: Ellen Field, age 5 (b. MA), resided with her parents in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1850 US Census: Morris T. Loyd, age 38 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Delia Loyd, age 37 (b. MA); daughter, Caroline Loyd, age 16 (b. MA); son, Luther Loyd, age 12 (b. MA); son, Albert Loyd, age 10 (b. MA); son, George Loyd, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Russell Loyd, age 4 (b. NYS); and daughter, Luthera Loyd, age 2 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: Morris Lloyd, age 52 (b. MA); and employed in a livery in a stable, was heading a household in the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $7,000 and his personal property was valued at $6,000.  The household also included his wife, Adelia Lloyd, age 54 (b. MA); daughter, Amelia Lloyd, age 35 (b. NYS); son, Luther Lloyd, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; son, Russel Lloyd, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a livery; son, Edward Lloyd, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a clerk; and son, George Lloyd, age 27 (b. NYS) [almost 1 year after he married (2nd) Anna Redmond], with no employment recorded.

 

1880 US Census: Morris G. Loyd, age 68 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a liveryman, was heading a household at 2 Virginia Avenue in the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelia Loyd, age 67 (b. MA; parents b. MA).

 

1892 US Census: Morris G. Loyd, age 80 (b. US), was heading a one-person household in the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.  Of interest, the household headed by his son, Russell Loyd, age 47, was enumerated on the opposite census page.

 

Clarissa Field married, as his 1st wife, George H. Lloyd (b. abt 1843 in MA), son of Morris G. and Adelia "Delia" (Stedman) Lloyd (who married 7 Apr 1833 in Blandford Twp, Hampden Co., MA), on 3 November 1864 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  At age 26 George H. Lloyd, son of Morris G. and Julia (?) Lloyd (note: "Julia" very legible; should it be "Delia"?), married (2nd) Anna Redmond (b. abt 1845 in ME), daughter of Thomas W. and Anna Mary (Trimble) Redmond, on 10 August 1869 (intent recorded 9 Aug 1869) in Waltham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  No record of Anna (Redmond) Lloyd 1 year later, when the 1870 US Census was taken.

 

(2) Oscar Fitzalen Field: Born 10 March 1848 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Not mentioned in the 1850 or 1855 censuses, so perhaps died very young.

 

(3) Helen "Nellie" A. Field: Born 23 November 1850 in Northampton/Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 January 1937, age 86, at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; interred Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Massachusetts.  Employed as a practical nurse.

 

1851 Canada Census: George H. Brown, age 4 (b. Lower Canada) resided with his parents at Stanbridge, Missisquoi County, Quebec, Canada.

 

1880 US Census: George H. Brown, age 31 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Helen Brown, age 29 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, George A. Brown, age 7 (b. MA); and daughter, Lena I. Brown, age 5 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Helen's parents was enumerated next door.

 

1900 US Census: Helen A. Brown, age 49 (b. Nov 1850 in MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, with no employment recorded, was heading a household at 12 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her son-in-law, William Thayer, age 27 (b. Aug 1872 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. England) and employed as a meat cutter; daughter [William's wife of 4 yrs], Lena Thayer, age 25 (b. Oct 1874 in MA; father b. Canada; mother b. MA), who had had no children; and servant, Maggie Murphy, age 17 (b. May 1883 in MA; parents b. Ireland), single, and employed doing housework.  Of interest, the household headed by Edward Thayer, age 42 (b. Oct 1857 in MA) was enumerated next door.

 

Helen Field married George H. Brown (b. 28 Nov 1848 at Stanbridge, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada, d. 26 Jul 1892, age 43 yrs and 8 mos, from complications of diabetes in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA; interred there in Bridge Street Cem.), son of John and Jane (Hitchcock) Brown, on 14 December 1871 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  George was employed as a farmer.  Helen and George had the following children:

 

(a) George A. Brown: Born October 1872 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. Springfield, MA).  Died 14 March 1932, age 58.

 

1900 US Census: George Brown, age 27 (b. Oct 1872 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a hardware salesman, was heading a household at 404 Concord Street in the City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  The household also included his wife of less than a year, Mamie E. Brown, age 21 (b. Nov 1878 in NH; parents b. NH), who had had no children.

 

1910 US Census: George A. Brown, age 37 (b. MA; parents b. MA), married for 10 years and employed as a salesman for a hardware store, was boarding in the household headed by Sarah C. Mansur, age 42 (b. NH; father b. NH; mother b. VT) and widowed, in the City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, who had had 1 child, still alive.  The household also included Sarah's daughter, Helene B. Mansur, age 12 (b. NH; parents b. NH).

 

1920 US Census: G. A. Brown, age 47 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA) and employed as a shipping clerk for a hardware store, was heading a household at 514 Belmont Street in the City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  The household also included his wife, Elsie H. Brown, age 35 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME); and daughter, Janet B. Brown, age 3 years and 4 months (b. NH; parents b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: George A. Brown, age 57 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA) and employed as a shipping clerk in a hardware store, was heading a household at 480 Maple Street in the City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  He married 1st at age 40.  The household also included his wife, Elsie B. Brown, age 44 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME), who married 1st at age 27; daughter, Janet B. Brown, age 13 (b. NH; parents b. MA); sister-in-law, Sarah A. Ham, age 56 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME) and employed doing housework in a private home, who married 1st at age 27; niece, Winnifred P. Ham, age 22 (b. NH; father b. NH; mother b. MA); niece, Thelma F. Ham, age 16 (b. NH; father b. NH; mother b. MA); roomer, Doris Eastman, age 27 (b. NH; parents b. NH) and employed as a stenographer for the Scott Oil Company; and roomer, Blanche Irwin, age 33 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a stenographer in a wholesale store.

 

George A. Brown, age 27, of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, married (1st) Mary "Mamie" Eliza Crowell (b. 21/20 Nov 1878/79 in Londonderry Twp, Rockingham Co., NH, d. 19 Jul 1948 at Riverside, Riverside Co., CA; interred Glen Wood Cem., Londonderry, NH), age 21, daughter of Frank S. and Abbie Eliza (Boyd) Crowell, on 4 April 1900 (intent recorded 3 Apr 1900) in Bedford Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; subsequently divorced.  Mary (Crowell) Brown also married at least (?) Jones.

 

George Brown, age 39 and a resident of Cohasset, Massachusetts married (2nd) Elsie H. Bates (b. Cohasset, MA), age 26, daughter of Lot W. and (?) (Connelly) Bates, on 5 June 1912 (intent recorded 27 May 1912 and granted 1 Jun 1912) at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Janet Bates Brown: Born 6 August 1916 in New Hampshire.  Died 3 October 1993, age 77, in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (also seen: d. 3 Oct 1989); interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married (1st) Donald G. Caswell, son of Percy W. and May C. (Goddard) Caswell, on 17 September 1938 at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

 

1940 US Census: Donald G. Caswell, age 25 (b. NH) and employed as an advertising manager for a utility company, was heading a household at 89 Ray Street in the City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  He had completed 4 years of high school and resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.  His residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Janet Caswell, age 23 (b. NH), who had completed 2 years of college.

 

Widow Janet (Brown) Caswell, age 28, married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, widower Charles Douglas Still (b. 14 Feb 1895 in FL, d. Apr 1980, age 85), age 50, son of Harry L. and Rose (?)(Still) Bean, on 28 June 1945 in Durham Township, Stafford County, New Hampshire.

 

(b) Lena A. Isabel Brown: Born 7 October 1874 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died .

 

1880 US Census: Eben W. Thayer, age 46 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a butcher, was heading a household in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Annie E. Thayer, age 31 (b. England; parents b. England); son, William C. Thayer, age 7 (b. MA); son, Albert H. Thayer, age 5 (b. MA); son, Arthur Thayer, age 2 (b. MA); daughter, Annetta L. Thayer, age 1 month (b. MA); mother-in-law, Eliza Tunnicleff, age 59 (b. England; parents b. England); and servant, Bonnie Freman, age 17 (b. West VA; parents b. VA).

 

1900 US Census: Lena, age 25, and her husband resided in the household headed by her mother in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (see above).

 

1910 US Census: William C. Thayer, age 37 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as yard master for the railroad, was heading a household on School Street in Agawam Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Lena I. Thayer, age 35 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA), who had had no children; boarder, Evelyn B. Cook, age 7 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA); boarder, Everett C. Cook, age 32 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and married, who was employed as brakeman in the freight industry; and mother-in-law, Helen A. Brown, age 59 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, who had had 2 children, both still alive, and was employed as a practical nurse.

 

1920 US Census: William C. Thayer, age 47 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. England) and employed as a laundryman in a laundry, was heading a household at 244 Hancock Avenue in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Lena B. Thayer, age 45 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA); and mother-in-law, Helen A. Brown, age 69 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: William C. Thayer, age 55 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as proprietor of a laundry, was heading a household at 2434 Gladstone Avenue in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Lena B. Thayer, age 53 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA), who married 1st at age 21; and mother-in-law, Helen A. Brown, age 79 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed.

 

Lena Brown married William Clifford Thayer (b. abt 1873 in MA), son of Eben W. and Annie Eliza (Tunnicleff) Thayer "Eliza" (b. England), on 13 December 1895 in Vermont.

 

(c) Child: Stillborn 30 October 1884 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (recorded 12 Feb 1885).

 

(d) Edgar E. Brown: Born 27 February 1888 (recorded 10 Jan 1889) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Was not in his mother's household in 1900, when he would have been about age 12, so perhaps died young.

 

(c. Chloe Field: Born 21 April 1824 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 May 1845, age 21, about 2 ˝ years after marriage, from complications of a "fit," in Middlefield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, probably associated with her failed pregnancy 11 days before on 6 May 1845; interred there.

 

1850 US Census: Lucius Reniff, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Maria Reniff, age 20 (b. MA).

 

1855 MA Census: Lucius Reniff, age 34 (b. MA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Nancy M. Reniff, age 23 (b. MA).

 

1860 US Census: Lucius Reniff, age 39 (b. MA) and employed as a wood worker, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Nancy M. Reniff, age 30 (b. MA); daughter, Lucia E. Reniff, age 3 (b. MA); and daughter, Duverney D. Reniff, age 2 (b. MA).

 

1865 MA Census: Lucius Reniff, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Nancy M. Reniff, age 34 (b. MA); daughter, Lucia E. Reniff, age 9 (b. MA); daughter, Duverny D. Reniff, age 7 (b. MA); and son, Lucius Reniff, Jr., age 2 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Lucius Reniff, age 49 (b. MA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $800.  The household also included his wife, Nancy M. Reniff, age 38 (b. MA); daughter, Lucia E. Reniff, age 13 (b. MA); daughter, Duverney Reniff, age 12 (b. MA); son, Lucius Reniff, age 7 (b. MA); son, Geo A. Reniff, age 3 (b. Reniff); and son, David Reniff, age 2 (b. MA).

 

Chloe Field married, as his 1st wife, Lucius Reniff (b. 18 May 1821 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 6 Apr 1898, age 76 yrs, 10 mo., 18 days, from complications of heart disease; interred there in Taylor Cem. #2), son of George Reniff and twin Brother of Lewis Reniff, (a) above, in a double wedding on 20 November 1842 (intent recorded there 22 Oct 1842) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts with Reverend Windsor Ward officiating.  Lucius, who was employed as a farmer, was a veteran of the American Civil War; served as a private in Company F. of the 34th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment from 1 August 1862 to 8 July 1865 (2 yrs, 11 mos., 8 days).  Chloe and Lucius had the following child: 

 

(1) Alsomana Reniff: (female) Born 11 June 1843 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 2 June 1844, almost age 1.

 

(2) Unnamed son: Perhaps still born.  Recorded 6 May 1845 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and 12 September 1846 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. 2 Jun 1845 in Northampton Twp, MA).

 

Lucius Reniff, age 29, married (2nd) Nancy Maria Woodward "Maria" (b. 1 Dec 1832 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA , d. there 27 Mar 1904, age 71 yrs, 3 mos., 27 days; interred Buckland Cem.), age 19, daughter of Alfred and Nancy M./C. (Ware) Woodward (who m. 22 Oct 1829 in Buckland Twp), on 14 March 1850 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: m. Halifax, VT) and had the following children:

 

(3) Child: (unknown gender) Died 16 September 1851 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Essex County, Massachusetts.

 

(4) Lucia "Lucy" E. Reniff: Born August 1858 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1 January 1905, age 47 years, 5 months, at the home of her brother, David, from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage and exhaustion; interred there in Taylor Cemetery #2.

 

1860 US Census: There was a Windsor D. Warden, age 26 (b. MA) and employed as a miner, residing in the household headed by A. S. Collins, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a miner, in Liberty Township, Klamath County, California.  The household also included Mary E. Collins, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a school teacher; Mary E. Collins, age 11 (b. MA); Ellen A. Warden, age 18 (b. MA); and Billy (an Indian), age 16 (b. CA) and employed as a laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Winsor Warden, age 47 (b. ME; parents b. ME) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household in South Township, Siskiyou County, California.  The household also included his wife, Lucia Warden, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Winsor Warden, age 5 (b. MA); daughter, Ann Warden, age 3 (b. MA); and daughter, Martha Warden, age 1 (b. CA).

 

1900 US Census: Windsor D. Warden, age 68 (b. Mar 1832 in ME; father b. MA; mother b. ME) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Lucia E. Warden, age 43 (b. Aug 1856 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 5 children, all still alive; son, Ernest Geo Warden, age 19 (b. Sep 1880 in CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), single, and employed as a farmer; and son, Charles P. Warden, age 15 (b. Jan 1885 in CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA).

 

Note: Lucy E. Warden, age 40 (b. Aug 1859, who had been married 25 years and had had 5 children, all still alive, was also enumerated in the household headed by her brother, David Reniff, age 31 (b. May 1869 in MA) in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Lucia Reniff married Winsor Dwight Warden (b. 25 Mar 1832/31 in Windham Twp, Cumberland Co., ME, d. 8 Dec 1909 in Red Bluff Twp, Tehama Co., CA; interred there in Oak Hill Cem.) on 18 June 1874 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also recorded in Halifax Twp, Windham Co., Vermont) and had the following children:

 

(a) Winsor/Windsor Lucius Warden: Born 25/28 February 1875/74 in Heath Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 26 May 1945 in Colma Township, San Mateo County, San Mateo County, California; interred Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma Township, San Mateo County, California.

 

1900 US Census: G. W. Moliere, age 57 (b. Jul 1843 in OH; parents b. VA) and employed as a saddler, was heading a household at 45 Thorton Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Mattie Moliere, age 58 (b. Dec 1842 in Canada; father b. CT; mother b. Canada), who had had 5 children, 4 of whom were still alive; son, H. L. Moliere, age 29 (b. May 1871 in CA), single, and employed as a hardware clerk; daughter, Bessie Moliere, age 19 (b. Nov 1881 in CA), single, ; son, Ray G. Moliere, age 13 (b. Aug 1886 in CA); and daughter, Dora Moliere, age 5 (b. May 1895 in CA).

 

1910 US Census: Windsow Warden, age 35 (b. MA; father b. ME; mother b. MA) and employed as cart raker? for a golf links, was heading a household at 48 Thorton Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Bessie J. Warden, age 28 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. Canada), who had had 2 children, 1 still alive; and daughter, Ethel J. Warden, age 2 (b. CA; father b. MA; mother b. CA).

 

1920 US Census: Windsor L. Warden, age 44 (b. MA; father b. ME; mother b. MA) and employed as foreman of a golf club, was heading a household at 48 Beverly Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Warden, age 38 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. Canada); daughter, Ethel Warden, age 12 (b. CA); son, Winsor Warden, age 8 (b. CA); son, Halrec Warden, age 4 years and 11 months (b. CA); son, Milton Warden, age 2 years and 2 months (b. CA); boarder, Myrtle Hughes, age 11 (b. NE; parents b. NE); boarder, Flossie Hughes, age 9 (b. NE; parents b. NE); and boarder, David Hughes, age 7 (b. NE; parents b. NE).

 

1930 US Census: Winsor Warden, age 56 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. US) and employed as an oiler for an electric company, was heading a household at 925 Shields Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  He was married 1st at age 56, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Bessie Warden, age 48 (b. CA; father b. IL; mother b. English-speaking Canada), who was married 1st at age 28; son, Winsor Warden, Jr., age 18 (b. CA), single, and employed as a clerk for an oil company; son, Holrec Warden, age 15 (b. CA); and son, Milton Warden, age 12 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Windsor L. Warden, age 66 (b. MA) and employed as a pump engineer for a power company, was heading a household at 925 Shields Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $2,500.  The household also included his wife, Bessie J. Warden, age 58 (b. CA), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Windsor G. Warden, age 28 (b. CA), single, and employed as a general clerk for a power company, who had completed 1 year of college; son, Milton J. Warden, age 22 (b. CA) and single, who had completed 3 years of college; and grandson, Roy D. Selig, age 4 (b. CA).

 

Winsor L. Warden married Elizabeth "Bessie" Josephine Moliere (b. 11 Nov 1881 in CA, d. 25 Jun 1956 at San Francisco, CA; interred Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma Twp, San Mateo Co., CA), daughter of George Washington (b. abt 1843 in OH) and Martha J. (Dresser) Moliere (m. 2 Oct 1871 in Alameda Co., CA), about 1906 and had the following children:

 

[1. Ethel J. Warden: Born 1907 in California.  Died 6 August 1936 in Sacramento County, California, about 6 months after her son, Roy was born; interred Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma Township, San Mateo County, California.

 

1930 US Census: Alpha L. Selig, age 27 (b. KS; parents b. US) and employed as a truck driver for a public utility, was heading a household at 2667 17th Street in Sacramento Township, Sacramento County, California.  His residence was valued at $3,800.  The household also included his wife, Ethel C. Selig, age 22 (b. CA; father b. MA; mother b. CA), who married 1st at age 17.

 

Ethel Warden married Alpha L. Selig (b. 18 Aug 1902 in KS, d. 13 Feb 1961; interred Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno Twp, San Mateo Co., CA) about 1925 and had the following son:

 

[a. Roy Darryl Selig: Born 3 February 1936 in Sacramento County, California.  Died 20 December 1999 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  In 1940, about 4 years after his mother died, Roy resided in the household headed by his grandfather, Winsor L. Warden, in Sacramento County, California.

 

[2. Winsor George Warden: Born 11/24 July 1911 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  Died 21 December 1999 in Marin County, California.  In 1943 had completed 2 years of college.  In 2007 resided at Corte Madera, Marin County, California.

 

[3. Halrec Warden: Born about 1915 in California.

 

[4. Milton James Warden: Born 5 November 1917 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  Died 1 November 1958 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; interred Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno Township, San Mateo County, California.

 

(b) Anna "Annie" Maria Warden: Born 18 September 1876 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 August 1941 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.

 

1880 US Census: John Cofer, age 33 (b. MO; father b. NC; mother b. SC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife, Willie A. Cofer, age 26 (b. CA; parents b. MO); son, George Cofer, age 6 (b. CA); and (perhaps) Daniel Queen, age 38 (b. LA; father b. LA; mother b. MS) and employed as a laborer.

 

1900 US Census: George Cofer, age 25 (b. Jun 1874 in CA; parents b. CA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Annie Maria Cofer, age 23 (b. Sep 1876 in MA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Annie Irene Cofer, age 1 (b. Oct 1898 in CA).

 

1910 US Census: George Cofer, age 35 (b. CA; father b. IA; mother b. CA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Fork Cottonwood Creek Road in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Anna M. Cofer, age 33 (b. MA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), who had married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Anna L. Cofer, age 11 (b. CA); son, George A. Cofer, age 5 (b. CA); and friend, Iva Brent, age 20 (b. CA; father b. Europe; mother b. IL) and employed as a farm cook.  Of interest, the household headed by Charley L. Cofer, age 43 (b. CA; father b. MO; mother b. MO) was enumerated on the same census page.

 

1920 US Census: George Cofer, age 45 (b. CA; parents b. CA) and employed as foreman of a farm, was heading a household on Cottonwood and Harrison Gultch Road in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife, Ann M. Cofer, age 44 (b. MA; father b. ME; mother b. MA); daughter, Annie I. Cofer, age 21 (b. CA), single, and employed as a stenographer for a telephone company; son, George A. Cofer, age 15 (b. CA); daughter, Rose E. Cofer, age 8 (b. CA); son, Donald O. Cofer, age 2 years and 2 months (b. CA); and hired man, Martin J. Healy, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland), single, and employed as a house carpenter.

 

1930 US Census: George Cofer, age 55 (b. CA; father b. IA; mother b. CA) and employed as a laborer at a golf club, was heading a household at 248 Wilson? Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Anna Cofer, age 53 (b. MA), who married 1st at age 20; son, Donald O. Cofer, age 12 (b. CA); son-in-law, Rodger S. Shour, age 25 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a salesman in a department store, who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Rose E. Shour, age 19 (b. CA), who married 1st at age 16; and grandson, Raymond E. Shour, age 2 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: George Cofer, age 65 (b. CA) and employed as a gardener in a nursery, was heading a household at 3156 San Jose Avenue in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Anne M. Cofer, age 63 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade.  They resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 20 Anna Warden married George Cofer (b. 25 Jun 1874 in Woodland Twp, Yolo Co., CA, d. 23 Mar 1944 at San Francisco, CA), age 22, son of Johnson "John" (b. 8 Nov 1846 in MO, d. 3 May 1886 in Red Bluff Twp, Tehama Co., CA) and Willa "Willie" Anne (Carey) Cofer (b. 3 Jun 1853 in CA, d. 21 Apr 1920 in Red Bluff Twp, Tehama Co., CA), on 15 September 1896 in Shasta County, California and had the following children:

 

[1. Anna "Annie" Irene Cofer: Born October 1899 in California.

 

[2. George A. Cofer: Born 25 June 1905/04 in California.  Perhaps died 23 March 1944; interred Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma Township, San Mateo County, California.

 

1930 US Census: George A. Cofer, age 24 (b. CA; father b. CA; mother b. MA) and employed as a molder in an iron factory, was heading a household at 52 Miriam Street, Daly City, First Township, San Mateo County, California.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Laurel V. Cofer, age 22 (b. CA; parents b. CA), who married 1st at age 18; boarder, Elmer E. McKurth, age 33 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a decorator for a paper hanging establishment; and boarder, Gladys B. McKurth, age 2 months (b. CA; father b. NYS; mother b. CA).

 

George A. Cofer married Laurel Vernille Colhan (b. 17 Aug 1907 in CA, d. 12 Jun 1941 in Tuolumne Co., CA; interred Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma Twp, San Mateo Co., CA). 

 

[3. Child: (male) (perhaps) Born 13 May 1908 in Tehama County, California.

 

[4. Rose E. Cofer: Born about 1911 in California.

 

1930 US Census: Roger S. Shour, age 25 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a salesman in a department store resided in the household headed by his father-in-law, George Cofer, age 55 in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California (see above).  The household also included Roger's wife, Rose E. Shour, age 19 (b. CA) and grandson, Raymond E. Shour, age 2 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Rodger S. Shour, age 34 (b. KS) and employed as a laborer for the government, was heading a household at 119 Faralones Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  He had completed 2 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Rose E. Shour, age 29 (b. CA), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Raymond E. Shour, age 12 (b. CA); daughter, Margaret Shour, age 4 (b. CA); son, Rodger Shour, age 9 months (b. CA).  They resided in the same house on 1 Apr 1935.

 

Rose Cofer married (1st) Rodger Stafford Shour (b. 22 Mar 1907 at Marysville, Marshall Co., KS, d. 19 Dec 1973 at Paradise, CA) and had the following children:

 

[a. Raymond Edward Shour: Born 5 April 1928 in Yolo County, California.  Died 17 February 2003 in Napa County, California.

 

[b. Margaret Rose Shour: Born 1935 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  Married (1st) Robert A. stortz; subsequently divorced in 1981 in Contra Costa County, California.  At age 46 Margaret married (2nd) Vladimir E. Postolaki (b. abt 1926) in 1981 in Alameda County, California.

 

[c. Rodger Clifford Shour "Clifford": Born 1939 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  Married Margueri A. Laforgia (b. abt 1940) in 1960 at San Francisco.  In 1977 resided at Saratoga, Santa Clara County, California.

 

Rose (Cofer) Shour married (2nd) Frank Henry Bridge (b. 3 Feb 1899 at Wilmington, Will Co., IL, d. 16 May 1977, age 78, in Paradise Twp, Butte Co., CA).  

 

[5. Donald Owen Cofer: Born 10 December 1917 in Tehama County, California.  Died 14 February 1993 at Hollister, San Benito County, California (also seen: d. San Mateo Co., CA).

 

(c) Martha "Mattie" Elizabeth Warden: Born 18 December 1877/78 in California.  Died 5 February 1940 in Tehama County, California; interred there in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Resided at Cottonwood, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.

 

1880 US Census: George Cofer, age 51 (b. MO; parents b. KY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in San Jose Township, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included his wife, Nancy Cofer, age 43 (b. KY; parents b. KY perhaps - illegible); daughter, Delia Cofer, age 21 (b. CA); son, Charles Cofer, age 16 (b. CA); daughter, May Cofer, age 14 (b. CA); daughter, Minnie Cofer, age 6 (b. CA); and son, John Cofer, age 3 (b. CA).

 

1900 US Census: Charles L. Cofer, age 33 (b. Nov 1866 in CA; father b. MO; mother b. KY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Mattie Elizabeth Cofer, age 21 (b. Dec 1878 in CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Lucy Cofer, age 7 months (b. Oct 1899 in CA).

 

1910 US Census: Charley L. Cofer, age 43 (b. CA; parents b. MO) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Fork Cottonwood Creek Road in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Mattie E. Cofer, age 32 (b. CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), who had been married once and had had 5 children, all still alive; daughter, Lucia Cofer, age 10 (b. CA); daughter, Helen Cofer, age 8 (b. CA); daughter, Ruth Cofer, age 6 (b. CA); son, Charley Cofer, age 4 (b. CA); and son, Winsor Cofer, age 2 (b. CA).

 

1920 US Census: Charles L. Cofer, age 55 (b. CA; father b. MO; mother b. KY) and employed as a fruit farmer, was heading a household on Cottonwood Road in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife, Mattie E. Cofer, age 41 (b. CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA); daughter, Helen M. Cofer, age 17 (b. CA); daughter, Ruth A. Cofer, age 16 (b. CA); son, Charles L. Cofer, age 14 (b. CA); son, Windsor D. Cofer, age 11 (b. CA); daughter, Vivian M. Cofer, age 8 (b. CA); and hired man, John S. Barter, age 55 (b. MO; parents b. Bohemia) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1930 US Census: Mattie E. Cofer, age 51 (b. CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), widowed and not employed, was heading a household on the State Highway in Red Bluff Township (Nunes Precinct), Tehama County, California.  She married 1st at age 20.  The household also included her son, Charles L. Cofer, age 23 (b. CA), single, and employed as a fruit farmer; son, Windsor D. Cofer, age 21 (b. CA), single, and employed as a fruit farmer; daughter, Vivian M. Cofer, age 18 (b. CA) and single; and lodger, Lucy Savage, age 30 (b. CA), married 1st at age 20, and employed [presumably managing] dog kennels.

 

At age 20 Martha Warden married Charles "Charley" Lemuel Cofer (b. Nov 1866 in CA, d. 8 Aug 1929, age 66, in Tehama Co., CA; interred with Martha), age 30, son of George (b. abt 1828 in MO, son of Elliot and Mary (Hansford) Cofer) and Nancy (Peter) Cofer (b. abt 1835 in Washington Co., KY, dau of John and Elizabeth (?) Peter), who were m. 15 Apr 1857 at Sonoma, CA, on 8 November 1898 in Tehama County, California.

 

[1. Lucia "Lucy" Cofer: Born October 1899 in California.  In 1910 resided with her parents in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.

 

[2. Helen Martha "Mattie" Cofer: Born 14 April 1902 in California.  Died 7 March 1983 in Tehama County, California; interred there in Oak Hill Cemetery (Red Bluff Twp).

 

1910 US Census: W. C. Hickman, age 48 (b. MI; father b. PA; mother b. OH) and employed as foreman of the antelope water company, was heading a household at 1263 Lincoln Street in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Ettie Hickman, age 41 (b. MN; father b. OH; mother b. IL), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Willis C. Hickman, age 16 (b. CA); and son, Wesley S. Hickman, age 15 (b. CA).

 

1920 US Census: Willis C. Hickman, age 26 (b. CA; father b. MI; mother b. MN), single, and employed as farmer (farm & stock), was heading a household in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his brother, Wesley S. Hickman, age 23 (b. CA; father b. MI; mother b. MN), single, and employed as a farmer.  Of interest, the household headed by Charles L. Cofer [his eventual father-in-law] was enumerated next door.

 

1930 US Census: Willis C. Hickman, age 29 (b. CA; father b. MI; mother b. KS) and employed as a fruit farmer, was heading a household on the State Highway in Red Bluff Township (Nunes Precinct), Tehama County, California.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Helen M. Hickman, age 29 (b. CA; parents b. CA), who married 1st at age 20; and son, Clement W. Hickman, age 6 (b. CA).  Of interest, the household headed by Helen's mother was enumerated 2 doors away (see above).

 

1940 US Census: Willis C. Hickman, age 46 (b. CA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at RD 3 Cottonwood in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had completed 7th grade and reside in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Helen M. Hickman, age 39 (b. CA) and employed as a stenographer in an office, who had completed 1 year of college; son, Clement W. Hickman, age 15 (b. CA), who had completed 1 year of high school; and lodger, Ashley E. Stevens, age 42 (b. CA), single, and employed as a laborer in a box factory, who had completed 7th grade.

 

Helen M. Cofer married Willis Claud Hickman (b. 19 Sep 1893/94 in CA, d. 20 Mar 1983; interred with Helen), son of Wesley C. (b. Apr 1861) and Ettie A. (?) Hickman (b. Sep 1867) of Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Of interest, Willis's draft registration for World War II mentions he was "crippled by 2300 volts of electricity settling in his back," and "disabled by results from an electric shock."  Helen and Willis had the following son:

 

[1. Willis Clement Hickman "Clement": Born 30 April 1924 in California.

 

[3. Ruth Anna Cofer: Born 20 January 1904 in California.  Died 27 November 1994; interred Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.

 

1900 US Census: Albert Cassady, age 45 (b. Oct 1855 in MO; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Putnam County, Missouri.  The household also included his [2nd] wife of 4 years, Mary F. Cassady, age 49 (b. Oct 1851 in OH; parents b. NYS), who had had no children; son, Edward Cassady, age 20 (b. Jan 1880 in MO; parents b. MO), single, and employed as a farmer; and son, Wesley C. Cassady, age 16 (b. Oct 1884 in MO; parents b. MO), single, and at school.

 

1900 US Census: Henry Davis, age 58 (b. May 1842 in IN; father b. NC; mother b. SC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Putnam County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 36 years, Catherine E. Davis, age 54 (b. Dec 1846 in IN; parents b. NC), who had had 7 children, all still alive; son, Benjaman F. Davis, age 18 (b. Jan 1882 in MO; parents b. IN) and employed as a farmer; and daughter, Mable Davis, age 16 (b. Dec 1883 in MO).

 

1920 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a male with surname Cassidy heading a one-person household at 322 Chenery Street in the City of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  His parents were born in the US.  No other details recorded; perhaps not at home when the census was taken.

 

1930 US Census: (enumerated 11 Apr 1930) Alden Cassady, age 29 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as an office manager, was heading a household at 654 42nd Street in the City of Oakland, Alameda County, California.  He married 1st at age 26 [abt 1927].  The household also included his wife, Edna Cassady, age 23 (b. UT; father b. England; mother b. Germany), who married 1st at age 20.

 

1940 US Census: A. B. Casady, age 38 (b. MO) and employed as a copper and brass salesman, was heading a household at 405 Central Avenue in the City of Alameda, Alameda Township, Alameda County, California.  He had completed 1 year of college, and on 1 April 1935 he resided at Oakland, Alameda County, California.  The household also included his wife, Ruth A. Casady, age 36 (b. CA) and employed as a secretary in the shipping industry, who had completed 1 year of college, and on 1 April 1935 resided at Berkley, Alameda County, California.

 

1940 US Census: Edna E. Casady, age 33 (b. UT), divorced, and employed as an accountant for an industrial mineral? Company, was heading a one-person household at 814 45th Street in the City of Oakland, Oakland Township, Alameda County, California.  She had completed 4 years of high school.  Her residence was valued at $2,500, and she resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Ruth Cofer married, as his 2nd wife, Alden Boyden Casady (b. 11 May 1901 in Putnam Co., MO, d. 27 Jul 1980 in Tehama Co., CA), son of Leaden Edward (b. 25 Jun 1881 in Putnam Co., MO) and Mabel Esther (Davis) Casady (dau of Henry J. and Catherine Emeline (Halstead) Davis, both b. IN), on 23 June 1939 (license issued same day) in Los Angeles County, California.  Alden had married (1st) Edna E. (?) (b. Utah); subsequently divorced.

 

[4. Charles Lemuel Cofer, Jr.: Born 23 April 1906 in California.  Died 13 July 1980 in Tehama County, California; interred there in Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township.

 

1940 US Census: Charles L. Cofer, age 34 (b. CA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household at RD3 Cottonwood, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Adella J. Cofer, age 25 (b. CA), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Lorence C. Cofer, age 3 (b. CA); daughter, Lenora E. Cofer, age 1 (b. CA); lodger, Barbara A. Billings, age 15 (b. CA), who had completed 7th grade and was not employed; and lodger, Eddy W. Billings, age 12 (b. CA), who was not employed.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Charles Cofer, Jr. married Adella J. Kloone (b. abt 1915 in CA) and had the following children:

 

[a. Charles Laurence/Lorence Cofer: Born 1936 in Tehama County, California.

 

[b. Lenora Elizabeth Cofer: Born 1939 in Tehama County, California.

 

[5. Windsor D. Cofer: Born 14 May 1908 in California.  Died 20 March 1977; interred Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Resided at Cottonwood, Red Bluff Township.

 

1940 US Census: Windsor D. Cofer, age 31 (b. CA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at RD3 Cottonwood, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had completed 4 years of high school and he resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Audra M. D. Cofer, age 25 (b. TX), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Windsor D. Cofer, Jr., age 4 (b. CA); daughter, Opal E. Cofer, age 8 months (b. CA).

 

Windsor D. Cofer married Audra M. D. Hunt (b. abt 1915) and had the following children:

 

[a. Windsor Dwight Cofer, Jr.: Born 7 August 1935 in California.  Died 5 January 1993 at Redding, Shasta County, California; interred Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township, Temana County, California.  Perhaps married Lina (?).

 

[b. Opal Elizabeth Cofer: Born 9 September 1939 in Tehama County, California.

 

[6. Vivian Mable Cofer: Born 21 September 1911 in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Died there 22 October 2000, age 89; interred Oak Hill Cemetery.  Married William Carl Becker (b. 12 Jul 1908, d. 11 Nov 1996, age 88; interred with Vivian), perhaps son of Travers and Genevieve (?) Becker of Redding, Shasta County, California.

 

[a. Sharin Marie Becker: Born 1942 in Tehama County, California.  Married (?) Moznette.

 

[b. Caroll Ann Becker: Born 1946 in Tehama County, California.  Married Marvin W. Lawrence (b. abt 1945) on 26 August 1967 in Tehama County, California.

 

(d) Ernest George Warden: Born 14 September 1880 in California.  Died 25 November 1950 in Tehama County, California; interred Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1920 US Census: Ernest G. Warden, age 39 (b. CA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Red Bank Road in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife, Mary E. Warden, age 26 (b. Canada; father b. Germany; mother b. MA); and daughter, Nellie M. Warden, age 3 years and 7 months (b. CA), who immigrated to the US in 1878.

 

1930 US Census: Ernest Warden, age 49 (b. CA; parents b. MA) and employed as a salesman for a grocery, was heading a household at 431 Lincoln Street in the City of Red Bluff, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  His residence was valued at $1,500, and he married 1st at age 34.  The household also included his wife, Mattie Warden, age 36 (b. CA; father b. Germany; mother b. PA), who married 1st at age 21; daughter, Nellie M. Warden, age 13 (b. CA); daughter, Lois M. Warden, age 9 (b. CA); and daughter, Maridene Warden, age 6 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Earnest Warden, age 59 (b. CA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer on the city streets, was heading a household  at 431 Lincoln Street in Red Bluff, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  He had completed 8th grade and his residence was valued at $1,800.  The household also included his wife, Mattie E. Warden, age 46 (b. CA) and employed as a waitress in a café, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Nellie E. Warden, age 23 (b. CA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 4 years of college; daughter, Lois Warden, age 19 (b. CA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Maradeen Warden, age 16 (b. CA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 2 years of high school.  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Ernest Warden married Mary "Mattie" E. Hoffman (b. abt 1894 in CA) and had the following children:

 

[1. Nellie M. Warden: Born 27 May 1916 in Tehama County, California.

 

[2. Lois Marie Warden: Born 3 October 1920 in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Died Saturday, 2 September 1977, age 56, from complications of cancer in Butte County, California; interred Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Before marriage owned and operated a beauty shop at Red Bluff.  In 1960 moved to Chico, Butte County, California.

 

1930 US Census: Ernest Wussow, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a laborer for a gas company, was heading a household at 1405 Louisiana Street in Vallejo Township, Solano County, California.  He married 1st at age 28, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his son, Ernest Wussow, Jr., age 12 (b. CA; father b. NYS; mother b. KS); and son, George Wussow, age 11 (b. CA; father b. NYS; mother b. KS)

 

1940 US Census: George Moody, age 39 (b. TX), divorced, and employed as a laborer doing hydro electric construction, was heading a household in Washington Township, Nevada County, California.  He had completed 6th grade.  The household also included his partner, Harold R. Baysinger, age 41 (b. IL), single, and employed as a railway train man for the steam railroad, who had completed 3 years of high school; and partner, George O. Wussow, age 21 (b. CA), single, and employed as a metal man doing hydro electric construction, who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 George resided in Valleyo Township, Selano County, California.

 

Lois Warden married, as his 1st wife, George Otto Wussow (b. 19 Oct 1918 in CA, d. 16 Sep 2002, age 84, in Butte Co., CA; interred Oak Hill Cem., Red Bluff Twp, Tehama Co., CA) on 22 August 1942 at Red Bluff and had the following children:

 

[a. George Otto Wussow, Jr.: Born 1945 in Tehama County, California.  In 1977 resided at San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.  At age 23 married (1st) Sharon L. Graham, age 23, on 15 June 1968 in Butte County, California; divorced 6 March 1979 in Santa Clara County, California.  At age 33 married (2nd) Elizabet G. Anderson/Frank, age 25, on 17 March 1979 in Fresno County, California; divorced 9 August 1984 in Santa Clara County, California.  George married (3rd) Kathleen Maryanne Nolan of California, on 14 December 1984 at Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.

 

[1] Daughter: (perhaps) Born and died 15 January 1987 in Santa Clara County, California.

 

[b. Kathleen Mary-Anne Wussow: (perhaps) Born 1948.  In 1977 resided at Hood River, Oregon.

 

George O. Wussow, Sr., age 60, married (2nd) Frances M. Sommese/Esposito, age 59, on 21 April 1979 at Sacramento, California.

 

[3. Maradeen/Maridene Warden: (female per 1940 US Census, but CA Birth Index might say male) Born 6 September 1923 in Tehama County, California.

 

(e) Charles Peter Warden: Born 18 June 1885 in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  Died 12 April 1961 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; interred Mission City Memorial Park, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California.  His World War II draft registration (abt 1917) gives a residence of 3156 San Jose Avenue, San Francisco, California, an employment location of southeast California, and wife's name: Ama M. Warden.

 

1900 US Census: Charles P. Warden, age 15, resided in the household headed by his father in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.

 

1910 US Census: Charles P. Warden, age 24 (b. CA; father b. ME; mother b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer for a blacksmith, was heading a household at 712 Oak Street in the City of Red Bluff, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included lodger, Robert E. Berkeley, age 43 (b. CA; father b. KY; mother b. IL), single, and employed as a teamster for the Town; lodger, Walter W. Broadhurst, age 21 (b. CA; father b. CA; mother b. IL), single, and employed as a teamster for the Town; lodger, Alamon Eades, age 48 (b. IL; father b. KY; mother b. VT), single, and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs; and lodger, Charles Pennington, age 28 (b. WV; father b. WV; mother b. VA), single, and employed as a locomotive engineer.

 

1920 US Census: Charles L. Allen, age 64 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer doing street work, was heading a household at 905 Johnson Street in Red Bluff City, Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California.  The household also included his wife, Elnora Allen, age 52 (b. OH; father b. TN; mother b. OH) and employed as a nurse for private families; daughter, Alta L. Allen, age 28 (b. CA; father b. MI; mother b. OH), single, and not employed; lodger, Josephine G. Flinn, age 17 (b. CA; father b. at sea; mother b. OH) and single, and not employed; lodger, Thomas J. Flinn, age 12 (b. CA; father b. at sea; mother b. OH) and not employed; son-in-law, Charles P. Warden, age 34 (b. CA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer doing street work; and daughter, Ama Warden, age 28 (b. CA).

 

1930 US Census: No record found.

 

1940 US Census: Charles Warden, age 55 (b. CA) and employed as a maintenance man for a packing company, was heading a household at 1624 Santa Clara Street, Santa Clara City, Santa Clara Township, Santa Clara County, California.  His residence was valued at $3,000; he had completed 1 year of high school, and her resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Ama Warden, age 47 (b. CA), who had completed 2 years of high school.

 

Charles P. Warden married Ama May Allen (b. 14 Sep 1891 in CA, d. 3 May 1969 in Lakeport Twp, Lake Co., CA; interred with Charles), daughter of Charles L. (b. 1854, d. 1923) and Elnora (Snively) Allen (b. 1867, d. 1945), on 14 September 1913 in Tehama County, California.  Apparently no children.

 

(5) Duverne/Duverny/Duverna/Davina/Duvernez "Verna"/"Vera" Delores/Dolres Reniff: (female) Born 28/30 January 1858 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 15 Jun 1916; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1850 US Census: Israel Phillips, age 80 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $950.  The household also included his son, Israel Phillips, Jr., age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; daughter-in-law, Sobrina Phillips, age 42 (b. MA); granddaughter, Emiline Phillips, age 18 (b. MA); grandson, John W. Phillips, age 16 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; grandson, Windsor Phillips, age 14 (b. MA); grandson, Louis Phillips, age 12 (b. MA); grandson, Edwin Phillips, age 6 (b. MA); granddaughter, Ann E. Phillips, age 5 (b. MA); and grandson, Ralph Phillips, age 2 (b. MA).

 

1850 US Census: Phineas Scott, age 34 (b. MA) and employed as a mechanic, was heading a household in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Barbara Scott, age 30 (b. VT); daughter, Ellen Scott, age 8 (b. MA); and son, Lorenzo Scott, age 6 (b. MA).  Of interest, the households headed by Reuben Scott, age 59, and Luther Scott, age 52, were enumerated 3 doors away and next door, respectively.

 

1860 US Census: Duverny Reniff, age 2 (b. MA), resided with her parents in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1860 US Census: John Phillips, age 27 (b. MA) and employed as a painter, resided with his parents and siblings in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1860 US Census: Phineas Scott, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Readsboro Township, Bennington County, Vermont.  His personal property was valued at $10.  The household also included his wife, Rebecca Scott, age 40 (b. VT); Lorenzo Scott, age 16 (b. MA); John Seamore, age 55 (b. MA); and Henry? Parker, age 30 (b. VT).

 

1865 MA Census: Duverny D. Reniff, age 7 (b. MA), resided with her parents in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Duverny Reniff, age 12 (b. MA) resided with her parents in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Lorenzo K. Scott, age 26 (b. MA) and employed working on the farm, was heading a household in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Betsey A. Scott, age 30 (b. MA); son Ella E. Scott, age 4 (b. VT); and son, Phinies L. Scott, age 1 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Reuben Scott, age 79 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was enumerated next door.  That household also included Elijah Scott, age 51 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, whose real estate was valued at $3,000 and personal property was valued at $1,000; Clarissa Scott, age 47 (b. MA); Rosina Scott, age 23 (b. MA); Erwin Scott, age 18 (b. MA); and Walter E. Scott, age 10 (b. MA).  And 2 doors away, the household headed by Luther Scott, age 72 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer was enumerated.

 

1880 US Census: John Phillips, age 45 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, E. D. Phillips, age 21 (b. MA); and daughter, Maria M. Phillips, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Lorenzo Scott, age 42 (b. Jan 1858 [should be age 52 of more and b. 1848 or earlier] in MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a whip snap maker, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had had 5 children, all still alive.  The household also included his "daughter", Florence E. Phillip, age 12 (b. Jul 1887 in MA; parents b. MA); and "son", Millard E. Phillip, age 17 (b. Jul 1882 in MA; parents b. MA).  Of interest, he appears to have resided under the same roof as his mother-in-law, Nancy M. (Woodward) Reniff, age 68 (b. Dec 1831 in MA), who was heading a one-person household and had had 7 children, 4 of whom were still alive.  Of further interest, they resided next to the household headed Wesley Woodward, age 65 (b. Aug 1834), which also included Wesley's brother, Wincer [Windsor] Woodward, age 56 (b. Apr 1844), and the household headed by David Reniff, age 31 (b. May 1869 in MA), Lorenzo's brother-in-law.

 

1910 US Census: Verna D. Scott, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, resided in the household headed by her son-in-law [should be son], Milliard E. Phillips, age 26 (b. MA) in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

At age 18 Duverne Reniff married (1st) John Ward Phillips (b. 4 May 1834 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1 Jan 1893, age 58, in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA; took his own life by overdosing with laudanum; interred Ashfield), age 41, son of Israel, Jr. (b. 23 Mar 1804 in Ashfield Twp, MA, d. there 8 May 1869) and Sabrina (Ward) Phillips, on 24 December 1875 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: m. Brattleboro Twp, Windham Co., VT; perhaps recorded both places).  John Phillips was employed as a house painter.  Duverney and John had the following children:

 

(a) Fuella Maria Phillips "Maria": Born 24 March 1879 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 10 June 1925; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1880 US Census: Maria M. Phillips, age 1, resided with her parents in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1880 US Census: George Graves, age 42 (b. VT; father b. VT; no location given for mother's birth) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Abby Graves, age 38 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Mary Graves, age 14 (b. MA) and employed as a servant; son, George Graves, age 13 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Ella Graves, age 11 (b. MA); son, Arthur Graves, age 7 (b. MA); and son, Frank Graves, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: No record found for Maria M. Phillips or Maria M. Graves.

 

1900 US Census: Frank Graves, age 20 (b. Sep 1879 in MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by William S. Williams, age 50 (b. MA) in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: No record found for Maria or Frank Graves.

 

1920 US Census: No record found for Maria or Frank Graves.

 

1930 US Census: No record found for Frank Graves.

 

1930 US Census: Charles F. Cookson, age 63 (b. ME; parents b. ME) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in Newport Township, Penobscot County, Maine.  He married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife of about 3 years, Ethel H. Cookson, age 49 (b. ME; parents b. ME), who married 1st at age 46.

 

1940 US Census: Frank L. Graves, age 61 (b. MA) and employed as a retail fish peddler, was heading a household on Henniker Street in Hillsborough Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Ethel H. Graves, age 59 (b. ME).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in Penobscot Township, Hancock County, Maine.

 

Maria Phillips married, as his 1st wife, Frank Leslie Graves (b. 4 Sep 1878 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of George Lyman (b. 22 Aug 1837 in Guilford Twp, Windham Co., VT) and Abigail "Abbie" Minerva (Taylor) Graves (b. 16 Oct 1841 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA).

 

Frank L. Graves of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, widow Ethel H. (Luce) Cookson (b. abt 1881 in ME) of Newport Township, Penobscot County, Maine on 20 June 1934 in Maine.  Ethel had married (1st) Charles F. Cookson (b. abt 1867 in ME, d. 1933) on 14 November 1926.  In 1942 (WWII draft registration) Frank (b. Ashfield, MA) resided in Hillsboro Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and was employed by the Monadnock Paper Mill in Bennington Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

 

(b) Winsor Lucius Phillips: Born 28 February 1881 in Buckland/Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 May 1943 in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Winzor L. Philips, age 19 (b. Feb 1881 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by Fred E. Hartwell, age 34 (b. MA) in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Winsor L. Phillips, age 29 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a motorman for the electric railroad, was heading a household on Babtiot Hill in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Burnham M. Phillips, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Lucy M. Phillips, age 5 (b. MA); son, Howard E. Phillips, age 3 (b. MA); and son, Winsor L. Phillips, age unknown to the enumerator.  Of interest, the household headed by Winsor, Sr.'s brother, Milliard E. Phillips, age 26, was enumerated on the same census page.

 

1920 US Census: Winsor L. Phillips, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as foreman for a tool manufacturing company, was heading a household at 9 Mechanic Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Rose M. Phillips, age 35 (b. CT; parents b. CT); daughter, Lucy M. Phillips, age 15 (b. MA); son, Howard E. Phillips, age 12 (b. MA); son, Winsor L. Phillips, age 10 (b. MA); and daughter, Madeline M. Phillips, age 7 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Winsor L. Phillips, age 48 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as a grinder in the tools industry, was heading a household at 21 Church Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Rose M. Phillips, age 42 (b. CT; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 17; son, Windsor L. Phillips, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed as a mechanic in a garage; and daughter, Ethel R. Phillips, age 9 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Winsor Phillips, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer in the cutlery industry, was heading a household at 83 Main Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 6th grade.  The household also included his wife, Rose Phillips, age 55 (b. CT) and employed as a laundress for a private business, who had completed 8th grade; son, Harold Phillips, age 10 (b. MA), who had completed 4th grade; daughter, Ethel Rogalski, age 19 (b. MA) and divorced, with no employment recorded, who had completed 1 year of high school; and granddaughter, Sandra Rogalski, age 2 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Winsor Phillips married Rose M. Burnham (b. 26 Dec 1885 at Meriden, New Haven Co., CT, d. 2 Feb 1968 in Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Ebenezer A. (b. 4 Dec 1832 in Conway Twp, MA) and Wealthy Ardelia (Field) Burnham (b. 1 Mar 1836 in Conway Twp, MA), on 24 May 1904 in Buckland Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Lucy Mary Phillips: Born 26 November 1904 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA).  Died after 1952 in New Britain Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Married Walter Cahill (b. New Brittan, CT, d. there)

 

[2. Howard Eugene Phillips: Born 2 February 1907 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (perhaps also recorded in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA).  Died there 19 February 1965; interred there in Arms Cemetery.

 

1930 US Census: Howard E. Phillips, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer in an electric plant, was heading a household in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 19.  The household also included his wife, Thelma M. Phillips, age 22 (b. MA; father b. NH; mother b. MA), who married 1st at age 18.

 

1940 US Census: Howard E. Phillips, age 33 (b. MA) and employed as a truck driver on a retail milk route, was heading a household at Buckland Four Corners, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Thelma Phillips, age 32 (b. MA), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Donald Phillips, age 9 (b. MA); and son, Neil Phillips, age 4 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Harold E. Phillips married Thelma Margarite Bassett (b. 16 Sep 1907 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 22 Oct 1995 at Greenfield, Franklin Co., MA (also seen: d. 1997 at Shelburne Falls, MA); interred with Howard) and had the following children:

 

[a. Donald Francis Phillips: Born 6/16 June 1930 in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne/Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 August 1986 at Turners Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. Montague Twp, Franklin Co., MA); interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Massachusetts.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

[1] Andre Phillips.

 

[2] Brenda Phillips.

 

[3] Charles Phillips.

 

[4] David Phillips.

 

[5] Deborah Phillips.

 

[6] Donald Francis Phillips, Jr.

 

[7] Donna Phillips.

 

[8] Esther Phillips.

 

[9] Howard E. Phillips.

 

[10] Linda Phillips.

 

[11] Marianne Phillips.

 

[12] Michael Phillips.

 

[13] Sandra Phillips.

 

[14] Susan Phillips.

 

[15] Thelma Phillips.

 

[b. Neil Kirby Phillips: Born 19 September 1935 in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne/Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 20 November 1998 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA); interred Center Cemetery #3.  Resided in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Patricia A. Underwood and had the following children:

 

[1] John W. Phillips.

 

[2] Clifford H. Phillips.

 

[c. Joan Irene Phillips:  Perhaps born 1952.  Married (?) Small.

 

[3. Winsor Lucius Phillips, Jr.: Born 10 July 1909 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 7 March 1968 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there in Arms Cemetery.

 

1920 US Census: John Berg, age 43 (b. Denmark; father b. Sweden; mother b. Denmark) and employed as an insurance agent, was heading a household at 7 Hooper Street in the City of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He and his foreign born children immigrated to the US in 1910.  The household also included his daughter, Frida Berg, age 19 (b. Norway; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); son, Irving Berg, age 16 (b. Norway; father b.  Denmark; mother b. Norway) and employed as an office boy in a factory; son, George Berg, age 12 (b. Norway; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); daughter, Esther M. Berg, age 11 (b. Norway; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); daughter, Roberta Berg, age 9 (b. MA; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); daughter, Helen Berg, age 8 (b. MA; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); son, Earl H. Berg, age 5 (b. MA; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway); and son, Edward Berg, age 1 year and 2 months (b. MA; father b. Denmark; mother b. Norway).

 

1920 US Census: Lawrence J. Kennedy, age 39 (b. MA; father b. Ireland; mother b. MA) and employed as a grinder operator, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Blanche A. Kennedy, age 31 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. NYS); son, Lawrence P. Kennedy, age 10 (b. MA); son, David F. Kennedy, age 9 (b. MA); daughter, Ellen Kennedy, age 6 (b. MA); son, Bernard K. Kennedy, age 5 (b. MA); and daughter, Alice Kennedy, age 2 years and 10 months (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Windsor Phillips, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer on the Town roads, was heading a household in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Helen Phillips, age 28 (b. MA), who had completed 3 years of high school; and son, John Phillips, age 3 (b. MA).  They reside in the same town on 1 April 1935.

 

Winsor L. Phillips, Jr. married (1st) Helen A. Berg (b. 4 Jan 1912 at Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, d. abt 1950, perhaps at Boston, MA), daughter of John and Anna (Eliason) Berg of Worcester, Massachusetts, and had the following son:

 

[a. John Phillips: Born about 1937 in Massachusetts.  Perhaps the John J. Phillips who on 1 September 2000 resided at Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Winsor L. Phillips, Jr. married (2nd) Ellen M. Kennedy (b. 12 Apr 1913 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 9 Jun 1968 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Winsor), daughter of Lawrence "Larry" J. and Blanche A. (?) Kennedy, of Buckland Township, Massachusetts.

 

[4. Madeline M. Phillips: Born 7 May 1912 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (perhaps also recorded in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA).  Died there (Shelburne Falls) 18 November 1984 (also seen: d. Montague, Franklin Co., MA); interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Peter Mitchell, age 18 (b. 15 Mar 1900) and a citizen of Greece, resided with his father, Peter Mitchell (and perhaps others) on Riverside Avenue, Hudson Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

 

Note: This Peter Mitchell might be confused with Peter T. Mitchell (b. May 1900 in NH), son of Peter Cosmas (b. 1868, d. 1938) and Alice Maud (Decker) Mitchell (b. 1874, d. 1928), but Peter T. Mitchell died in 1913, so he could not be the eventual husband of Madeline M. Phillips.

 

1920 US Census: Madeline M. Phillips, age 7 (b. MA) resided with her parents at 9 Mechanic Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts

 

1930 US Census: Madeline M. Phillips, age 17 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a domestic servant for a private family, resided in the household headed by Luke A. Burdick, age 33 (b. MA) and employed as a house painter in the Village of Sherburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included male boarder Carrol Phillips (presumably Madeline's son), age 6 months (b. MA; parents b. MA), enumerated beside Madeline.

 

1930 US Census: Peter Mitchell, age 30 (b. Greece; parents b. Greece), widowed, and employed as a cook in a restaurant, was heading a household at 9 Osgood Street in Springfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1910 and was subsequently naturalized.  The household also included his daughter, Florence Mitchell, age 4 years and 6 months (b. MA; father b. Greece; mother b. MA); sister, Catherine Mitchell, age 20 (b. NH; parents b. Greece), single, and not employed; and sister, Charlotte Mitchell, age 8 (b. NH; parents b. Greece).

 

1930 US Census: Peter Mitchell, age 65 (b. Greece; parents b. Greece), widowed, and employed as a fruit peddler, was heading a household on Sewell Road in Hudson Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  His residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his son, William B. Mitchell, age 15 (b. NH; parents b. Greece), single, and employed as a fruit salesman; daughter, Mary Mitchell, age 14 (b. NH; parents b. Greece); Charles Mitchell, age 14 (b. NH; parents b. Greece) and single; and son, Mike M. Mitchell, age 12 (b. NH; parents b. Greece).

 

1940 US Census: Peter Mitchell, age 39 (b. NH) [should be Greece] and employed as a chef in a restaurant, was heading a household on Dell Street in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Madeline M. Mitchell, age 27 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade; and daughter, Charlotte Mitchell, age 5 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Charles Mitchell, age 23 (b. NH) and employed as a truck helper for a cotton  textile mill, was heading a household at 52 West Pearl Street in the City of Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Alice Mitchell, age 20 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade; and son, Charles Mitchell, Jr., age 1 (b. NH).  Charles and Alice resided in the same town on 1 April 1935.

 

1940 US Census: Peter, age 70 (b. Greece) and widowed; son, Manuel, age 21 (b. NH); daughter, Charlotte, age 18 (b. NH); and son, Raymond E. Biatrow, age 17 (b. NH).

 

Madeline M. Phillips and (?; perhaps not married to Madeline) (b. MA) had the following son:

 

[a. Carrol A. Phillips: (male, per 1930 US Census) Born about October 1929 in Massachusetts.

 

Madeline M. Phillips married (1st) Peter Mitchell, Jr. (b. 15 Mar 1900 in Greece), son of Peter Mitchell (b. Greece) of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  He had first married Florence Brown and had the following daughter:

 

[b. Catherine L. Mitchell: Born 18 May 1924 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 14 July 1993, age 69.  Never married.

 

[c. Florence M. Mitchell: Born about 1926 in Massachusetts.  Died 28 July 1979 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

[d. Norma L. Mitchell: Born 23 November 1928 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 19 April 2004, age 75, in Holden Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; interred Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Nathaniel Ford and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Richard Ford.

 

[2] Kathleen Ford: Married (?) Moore.

 

[3] Barbara Ford.

 

Peter and Madeline (Phillips) Mitchell had the following daughter:

 

[e. Charlotte Mitchell: Born about 1935 in Massachusetts.

 

Madeline (Phillips) Mitchell married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, her brother-in-law, Charles "Chick" Mitchell (b. 10 Sep 1915 at Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH, d. 31 Dec 1997, age 82, in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA (also seen: d. Springfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA, as well as d. Shelburne Falls, Franklin Co., MA); interred Arms Cem., Shelburne Twp, MA) after 1940.  Charles Mitchell had married (1st) Alice Theresa Perry (b. abt 1920 in MA) and had the following children:

 

[f. Charles Mitchell, Jr.: Born 15 October 1938 at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died 3 June 1960 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[g. Janet Marie Mitchell: Born 7 July 1943 at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died 10 October 2012, age 69, at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Had 6 children total, of whom 2 daughters and 2 sons died before her.  Married (1st) Chester Ronald Vickery (b. abt 1934), son of Chester Leander and Bernice May (Ethier) Vickery, on 6 April 1957 in New Hampshire and had at least the following children:

 

[1] Wyatt Vickery: In 2012 resided in Washington State.

 

[2] Dandy Vickery: In 2012 resided in Utah.

 

Janet (Mitchell) Vickery married (2nd) George D. Glick (b. 1946).

 

[h. John Mitchell. (mother unknown)

 

[5. Ethel Rose Phillips: Born 20 June 1920 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 January 2004; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: John Ragalski, age 40 (b. Poland; parents b. Poland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Lamp Black Road in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1900.  The household also included his wife, Kady Ragalski, age 46 (b. Poland; parents b. Poland), who immigrated to the US in 1900; daughter, Stella K. Ragalski, age 15 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer in a paper mill; son, Joseph M. Ragalski, age 13 (b. MA); daughter, Mariana A. Ragalski, age 11 (b. MA); son, Stanislow W. Ragalski, age 10 (b. MA); and son, Cheslow S. Ragalski, age 6 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Peter Sak, age 31 (b. Poland) and employed as a green keeper for a golf grounds, was heading a household on Conway Street in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1901, his residence was valued at $5,500, and he married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Stella R. Sak, age 25 (b. MA), who married 1st at age 18; son, Chester P. Sak, age 2 years and 1 month (b. MA); daughter, Pauline C. Sak, age 4 months (b. MA); sister-in-law, Mary Rogalski, age 22 (b. MA), single, and employed as a folder in a laundry; brother-in-law, Stanley W. Rogalski, age 19 (b. MA), single, and employed as a polisher in a tool factory; brother-in-law, Chester J. Rogalski, age 17 (b. MA), single, and not employed; and nephew, Charles J. Rogalski, age 4 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Joseph Dsaleaus, age 25 (b. MA) and employed as a mechanic in a Plymouth garage, was heading a household at 31 Haywood Road in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Mary Dsaleaus, age 31 (b. MA) and employed as a laundress for a laundry company, who had completed 8th grade; son, Charles Dsaleaus, age 14 (b. MA), who had completed 7th grade; boarder, Walter Majewski, age 19 (b. MA), single, and employed as a service man for a service station, who had completed 8th grade; and brother-in-law, Chester Rogalski, age 27 (b. MA), single, and employed as a truck man for an ice company, who had completed 8th grade.

 

Ethel Phillips married (1st) Chester Joseph Rogalski (b. 30 Apr 1913 in MA, d. 21 Jun 1988 at Westfield/Southwick Twp, Hampden Co., MA) of Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, son of John (b. Poland) and Katherine "Katie" (?) Rogalski (b. Poland), on 28 July 1937 in Guilford Township, Windham County, Vermont; divorced before 1940.  Ethel and Chester had the following daughter:

 

[a. Sandra J. Rogalski: Born 1938 in Massachusetts.  Died ; gravestone in Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: Thomas Copley, age 29 (b. MA) and employed as proprietor of a retail grocery store, was heading a household at 187 State Street in Buckland, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 2 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Louise Copley, age 27 (b. VT), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Robert Copley, age 5 (b. MA); and daughter, Gail Ann Copley, age 1 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Sandra Rogalski married Robert T. Copley (b. 1934, d. ; gravestone in Arms Cem.) and resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Ethel (Phillips) Rogalski married (2nd) (?) Mitchell.

 

[6. Harold A. Phillips: Born 27 September 1929 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 6 March 2011, age 81, in the Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility.  Married Mary Potter Lane and had the following children:

 

[a. Stephen Phillips: Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[a] Ashley Phillips.

 

[b. Cheryl Phillips: Married Ward Nichols and had the following daughter:

 

[a] Kara Nichols.

 

[c. Wendy Phillips: Married Ted Fuller.

 

(c) Eugene Millard Phillips "Millard":  Born 6 July 1883 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. there 12 Jul 1882).  Died 19 November 1951 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA); interred there in Arms Cemetery.  In 1942 (draft registration), at age 59, resided at 59 Prospect Street, Buckland, Massachusetts while working for the Lamson and Goodnan Manufacturing Company on Conway Street in Buckland, but had a mailing address of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Massachusetts, where his wife, Minnie L. Phillips resided.

 

1900 US Census: Millard E. Phillip, age 18 (b. Jul 1882 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a whip snap maker, resided in the household headed by his step-father, Lorenzo Scott, age 42 (b. MA) was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Lucius Buck, age 52 (b. May 1848 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a wood turner, was heading a household in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Selina Buck, age 50 (b. Jun 1850 in CT; parents b. CT), who had had 5 children, all still alive; daughter, Minnie Buck, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in MA); and son, Walter Buck, age 12 (b. Sep 1887 in MA).

 

1910 US Census: Milliard E. Phillips, age 26 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a shoe maker in a shoe factory, was heading a household on Babtiot Hill in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Minnie L. Phillips, age 21 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, Mildred F. Phillips, age 11 months, (b. MA); and mother-in-law [should be mother], Verna D. Scott, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, who had had 5 children, all still alive.  Of interest, the household headed by Milliard's brother, Winsor L. Phillips, age 29, was enumerated on the same census page.

 

1920 US Census: Millard E. Phillips, age 36 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a wood turner for a tool manufacturing company, was heading a household at 78 Main Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Minnie L. Phillips, age 31 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT); daughter, Mildred I. Phillips, age 10 (b. MA); son, Walter L. Phillips, age 8 (b. MA); and son, John E. Phillips, age 2 months (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Millard E. Phillips, age 46 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a wood turner in a tool shop, was heading a household at 60 Conway Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Minnie L. Phillips, age 41 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Mildred I. Phillips, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed doing etching in the cutlery industry; son, Walter L. Phillips, age 18 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer in the cutlery industry; and son, John E. Phillips, age 10 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Millard Phillips, age 56 (b. MA) and employed in the saw room for a cutlery manufacturer, was heading a household at 59 Prospect Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Phillips, age 51 (b. MA) and employed as a janitoress for a cutlery manufacturer, who had completed 1 year of high school; son, John Phillips, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed doing odd jobs I a saw mill, who had completed 4 years of high school; and lodger, Frank Koch, age 55 (b. MA), single, and employed as a storeroom clerk in a tea room, who had completed 8th grade.  The resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

 At age 24, while a resident of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Massachusetts, Millard Phillips married Minnie Louise Buck (b. 13 Aug 1888 in Cummington Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 9 Feb 1983 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., NA) at Swift River, Belchertown Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 1983 at Shelburne Falls, MA), age 18, daughter of Lucius E. and Salina L. (Naylor) Buck, on 29 July 1907 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also registered in Buckland Twp, MA) and had the following children:

 

[1. Mildred Irene Phillips: Born 23 April 1909 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 February 1992 in Greenfield Township (also seen: d. Shelburne Falls, MA), Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: Leon A. Jepson, age 27 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and employed as a teamster for a saw mill, was heading a household in Whitingham Township, Windham County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife, Della A. Jepson, age 25 (b. VT; parents b. VT); daughter, Louise R. Jepson, age 7 (b. VT); son, Raymond L. Jepson, age 5 (b. VT); son, Edgar W. Jepson, age 3 years and 1 month (b. VT); and son, Earl M. Jepson, age 9 months (b. VT).

 

1930 US Census: Della A. Jepson, age 36 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and employed doing day work as a domestic servant, was heading a household at 21 Cross Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  She married 1st at age 17.  The household also included her daughter, Louise R. Jepson, age 17 (b. VT; parents b. VT), single; son, Raymond L. Jepson, age 16 (b. VT; parents b. VT), single; son, Edgar W. Jepson, age 13 (b. VT; parents b. VT); son, Earl M. Jepson, age 11 (b. VT; parents b. VT); and daughter, Pearl R. Jepson, age 9 (b. VT; parents b. VT).

 

1940 US Census: Earl Jepson, age , resided in the household headed by his mother, Della Jepson, age 46 (b. VT) and widowed, in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

1940 US Census: James W. Copley, age 32 (b. MA) and employed as a copper smith in the navy yard, was heading a household at 126 Vaughan Street in the City of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.  He had completed 2 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Copley, age 30 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Lois Copley, age 8 (b. MA); daughter, Shirley Copley, age 6 (b. MA); and daughter, Phyllis Copley, age 4 (b. MA).  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Mildred Phillips married (1st) James Wainwright Copley (b. 30 Jan 1908 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 13 Mar 1989 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred Arms Cem., Shelburne Falls, MA), son of James (b. 1876 in England, d. 1937) and Emma (Wainwright) Copley (b. 1886 in England, d. 1950) of Buckland, Massachusetts, about 1931; subsequently divorced.  Mildred and James had the following children:

 

[a. Diane Copley: Married (?) Gass and resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[b. Linda Copley: Married (?) Elton.  In 1981 resided at Miami, Florida.

 

[c. Lois Mae Copley: Born 24 February 1932 in Massachusetts.  Died 2 April 2016; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: Edward Howson, age 52 (b. MA) and employed as a repairman for a telephone company, was heading a household at 45 North Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Eva Howson, age 46 (b. MA), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Helen Howson, age 20 (b. MA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Edward Howson, age 17 (b. MA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Joseph Howson, age 13 (b. MA); and son, Robert Howson, age 8 (b. MA).  On 1 April 1935 the resided in the same house.

 

Lois Copley married Robert Dennis Howson (b. 4 Jul 1931, d. 1 Jul 2016; interred with Lois), son of Edward and Eva (Labelle) Howson, and in 1981 resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[d. Shirley A. Copley: Born about 1934 in Massachusetts.  Married (?) Ward and in 1981 resided in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[e. Phyllis Louise Copley: Born 1936 in Massachusetts.  Gravestone in Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Edward Timothy Horrocks (b. 1935, d. 1977) and in 1981 resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Edward and Phyllis (Copley) Horrocks had the following children:

 

[1] Lori J. Horrocks: Married (?) Hajec and had the following children:

 

[a] Abby Hajec.

 

[b] Jake Hajec.

 

[c] Anna Hajec.

 

[2] Linda J. Horrocks: Married (?) Jillson and had the following children:

 

[a] Alec Jillson.

 

[b] Ryann Jillson.

 

[c] Danielle Jillson.

 

[3] Lisa Horrocks: Married (?) Bardwell and had the following children:

 

[a] Justin Bardwell.

 

[b] Gregory "Greg" Bardwell.

 

[c] Kyla Bardwell.

 

[4] Terri Horrocks: (female) Married (?) Leytham and had the following children:

 

[a] Joey Leytham.

 

[b] Teneya Leytham.

 

[5] Jill Horrocks.

 

[6] Timothy Horrocks.

 

[7] Gregory "Greg" Horrocks.

 

Phyllis (Copley) Horrocks married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, John "Jack" Richard Turner (b. 20 Jan 1937 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 30 Aug 2007 at York Beach, York Co., ME), son of Frank P. (b. 1900, d. 1977) and Lucille (Armitage) Turner (b. 1898, d. 1991), who had married (1st) Polly Stockwell Lincoln (b. 5 Nov 1937 in Greenfield Twp, MA, d. 1 Oct 1974 in Buckland Twp, MA), daughter of Roy Bancroft and Nelda Frances (Baldwin) Lincoln, on 4 April 1959 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  John Turner had the following children:

 

[8] Douglas Jon Turner: Born 22 March 1960 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 22 May 2003, age 43.  Married Jean M. Terrill (b. 1958) and had the following children:

 

[a] Zachary J. Turner.

 

[b] Ross L. Turner.

 

[c] Kiley E. Turner. (female)

 

[d] Laura P. Turner.

 

Mildred (Phillips) Copley married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Earl Milton Jepson (b. 25 Mar 1919 in Whitingham Twp, Windham Co., VT, d. 12 Sep 1981, age 62, at Shelburne Falls, MA (also seen: d. Greenfield Twp, MA); interred there in Arms Cem.), son of Leon Edgar (b. 1892, d. 1958) and Della Alice (Underwood)(Smead) Jepson (b. 1894, d. 1978), on 10 April 1959 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Earl Jepson had married (1st) Vera Helen (Rowland) Sandri (b. 3 Jan 1913 in Buckland Twp, MA, d. 30 Mar 1958 in Greenfield Twp, MA), daughter of Frank W. and Amy L. (Fish) Rowland, and had the following daughter:

 

[f. Diane Ruth Sandri: Born 1934.  Died 1997.  Married (?) Gass.

 

[2. Walter Lucius Phillips: Born 18 October 1911 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 13 November 1990, age 79, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Mildred Dorothy Chase (b. 19 Nov 1916 in North Adams Twp, Berkshire Co., MA, d. 19 Feb 1986 in Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Frank J. and Bertha M. (?) Chase, about 1935 and had the following children:

 

[a. Walter Chase Phillips: Born 7 March 1936 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 11 February 2013; interred there in Arms Cemetery.  Married Bonnie Ada Fowler (b. 26 Jun 1937 in OR, d. 12 Apr 1999 in CA) and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Sindi L. Phillips: Born 1959.  Died 18 November 2014; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married (?) Pierce.

 

[b. Judith "Judy" Mae Phillips: Born 1938.  Gravestone in Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: Roland R. Lively, age 34 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at North Heath, Heath Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Marie R. Lively, age 32 (b. French-speaking Canada), who had completed 7th grade; son, Bernard R. Lively, age 12 (b. MA); son, Maurice J. Lively, age 6 (b. MA); son, Paul L. Lively, age 4 (b. MA); and son, Felix E. Livley, age 1 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Judith Phillips married, as his 1st wife, Maurice J. Lively (b. 4 Apr 1934 in Heath Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 21 Mar 1990, age 55, in Northampton Co., MA), son of Roland R. and Marie R. (?) Lively, and had the following children:

 

[1] Scott Douglas Lively: Born 1957.  Married Anne (?).

 

[2] Sandra "Sam" J. Lively: Born 1959.  Married Eric A. Clugston.

 

[3] Michelle "Shelly" Ann Lively: Born 18 November 1960 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 March 2010 in Northampton Township, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Employed as a 1st Lieutenant.  Domestic partner: Claudia Frances King (b. 17 Dec 1942 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, d. 12 Jul 2007, age 64, from complications of cancer in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Michelle), daughter of Robert and Elsie (Aiken) King.

 

[4] Kristin Elizabeth Lively: Born about 1964.  Married Mark Douglas Clough.

 

[5] Peter Lively.

 

[6] Dana C. Lively: (male) Married (?) Uplinger.

 

Maurice J. Lively married (2nd) Grace Heyden.

 

[c. John Millard Phillips: Born and died 5 May 1942 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[d. Melinda Jane Phillips: Born 1949.  Married (?) Gougeon.

 

[e. Suzanne L. Phillips: Married (?) Fish.

 

[3. John Edward Phillips: Born 25 October 1919 at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 22 June 1997; interred there in Arms Cemetery.  Married D. Alice Thompson "Alice" (b. 30 May 1924 in Acushnet Twp, Bristol Co., MA, d. 22 Jun 1997, age 81, at Shelburne Falls, MA), daughter of Burleigh and Dorothy (Bradford) of Acushnet Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts, and had the following children:

 

[a. John Edwin Phillips, Jr.: Married Irene (?).

 

[b. Merri Phillips: Married Kenneth Winn.

 

(d) Lucy Imogene/Emogene Phillips: Born 12 July 1885 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 20 October 1972; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Lucy I. Phillips, age 14 (b. Jul 1885 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a domestic servant, resided in the household headed by her uncle, George A. Reniff, age 33 (b. Jun 1866 in MA) and employed as a farmer in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Christian Fritz, age 52 (b. Feb 1848 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a knife polisher, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1874; subsequently naturalized.  The household also included his wife of 29 years, Lizzie Fritz, age 55 (b. Jul 1844 in Germany; parents b. Germany), who immigrated to the US in 1874 and had had 6 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, Christian Fritz, age 27 (b. Jan 1873 in Germany), single, and employed as a sawyer, who immigrated to the US in 1874 (subsequently naturalized); daughter, Lizzie R. Fritz, age 22 (b. MA) and single, with no employment recorded; and son, George Fritz, age 22 (b. Jan 1878 in MA), single, and employed as a hosler.

 

1910 US Census: Lucy I./J. Phillips, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a servant for a private family, resided in the household headed by Elwin C. Hale, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a transfer agent in the freight industry, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: George Fritz, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. Germany) and employed as a hostler for a sales stable, was heading a household at 89 State Street in the Village of Buckland, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Lucy I. Fritz, age 35 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Verna E. Fritz, age 2 years and 10 months (b. MA); and brother, Christian Fritz, age 48 (b. Germany), single, and employed as a sawyer in the cutlery industry, who immigrated to the US I 1873 and was naturalized in 1883.

 

1930 US Census: George Fritz, age 51 (b. MA; parents b. Germany) and employed as a hostler for a sale stable, was heading a household at 89 State Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $3,000, and he married 1st at age 32.  The household also included his wife, Lucy Fritz, age 44 (b. MA; parent b. MA), who married 1st at age 25, and daughter, Verna E. Fritz, age 13 (b. MA) and single.

 

1940 US Census: George Fritz, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a stable man in a livery stable, was heading a household at 89 State Street in the Village of Buckland, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Lucy Fritz, age 54 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Vernae Fritz, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a bookkeeper in an office, who had completed 4 years of high school; and boarder, Martha Allen, age 82 (b. England) and widowed, who had completed 7th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Lucy Phillips married George Fritz (b. 14 May 1879 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of Christian (b. Feb 1848 in Germany) and Elizabeth/Eliza "Lizzie" (Luippold/Lupold) Fritz (b. Jul 1844 in Germany), on 31 August 1910 in Buckland/Shelburne Township, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Verna "Verne" Elizabeth Fritz: Born 26 February 1917 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (perhaps also recorded in Montague Twp, Franklin Co., MA).  Died 10 June 1997 in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. at Waltham, Middlesex Co., MA); interred there in Arms Cemetery.  Apparently never married.

 

(e) Florence Estella Phillips: Born 22 July 1887 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (birth also recorded in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA) (also seen: b. Shelburne Falls, MA).  Died 15 November 1933 at Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Florence E. Phillips, age 12 (b. Jul 1887 in MA) resided with her widowed step-father, Lorenzo Scott, age 42, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Charles L. Cleveland, age 28 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a plumber for the Mutual Plumbing Company, was heading a household at 7 Spring Street in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Florence E. Cleveland, age 22 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Millard L. Cleveland, age 1 (b. MA); and son, Kenneth H. Cleveland, age 3 months (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Charles Cleveland, age 37 (b. MA; parents b. VT) and employed as a plumber for a general store, was heading a household at 11 Beston Street in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Florence Cleveland, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a servant in private homes; son, Millard Cleveland, age 11 (b. MA); son, Kenneth Cleveland, age 9 years and 11 months (b. MA); daughter, Dorothy Cleveland, age 8 years and 12 months (b. MA); and mother, Eva Cleveland, age 57 (b. VT) and married, with no employment recorded.

 

1930 US Census: Charles L. Cleveland, age 47 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as a plumber in a plumbing store, was heading a household at 11 Beston Street in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Florence E. Cleveland, age 42 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 20; son, Millard L. Cleveland, age 21 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs; son, Kenneth H. Cleveland, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs; daughter, Dorothy M. Cleveland, age 18 (b. MA), single, with no employment recorded; and lodger, Howard R. Stever, age 25 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs.

 

Florence Phillips married Charles Leslie Cleveland (b. 24 Jan 1882 in Amherst Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. there 1953; interred there in North Cem.), son of Charles E. (b. Rutland, VT) and Eva A. (Whitney) Cleveland (b. Halifax, VT), on 13 August 1907 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Millard Leslie Cleveland: Born 29 May 1908 in Amherst Township (also seen: Whately Twp), Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there (Amherst) June 1965.

 

1930 US Census: Robert A. Thompson, age 46 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT) and employed as a teamster doing odd jobs, was heading a household at 77 East Pleasant Street in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Beulah D. Thompson, age 43 (b. MA), who married 1st at age 17; son, Ralph F. Thompson, age 26 (b. MA), single, and employed as an automotive mechanic; son, Walter R. Thompson, age 22 (b. CT), single, and employed doing odd jobs; and daughter, Dorothy B. Thompson, age 16 (b. MA) and single.

 

1940 US Census: Millard Cleveland, age 31 (b. MA) and employed as a tree surgeon for the WPA [Works Production Administration], was heading a household at 192 Sunset Avenue in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 3 years of high school and resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Dorothy Cleveland, age 27 (b. MA), who had completed 7th grade; daughter, Ruth Cleveland, age 6 (b. MA); son, Millard Cleveland, Jr., age 4 (b. MA); daughter, Gladys Cleveland, age 2 (b. MA); and daughter, Phyllis Cleveland, age 1 (b. MA).

 

Millard Cleveland married Dorothy B. Thompson (b. 26 Jun 1913 in Enfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 4 Aug 1977; interred North Cem., Amherst Twp, MA), daughter of Robert A. and Beulah D. (Squires) Thompson, about 1933 and had the following children:

 

[a. Ruth "Pee Wee" M. Cleveland: Born 10 January 1934 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 25 July 2014; interred there in North Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: Ernest E. Dexter, age 41 (b. MA) and employed as a garnet? Operator in a rayon mill, was heading a household in Oxford (Buffum Village), Oxford Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Viola M. Dexter, age 40 (b. NYS), who had no formal education; son, Clifford E. Dexter, age 15 (b. MA), who had completed 5th grade; and son, Richard H. Dexter, age 9 (b. MA), who had completed 2nd grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Ruth Cleveland married Richard H. Dexter (b. 23 Mar 1931, d. perhaps 1989 and interred Hope Cem., Worcester, Worcester Co., MA), son of Ernest (b. abt 1899 in MA) and Viola M. (Young) Dexter (b. abt 1899 at Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY, d. 25 Sep 1989), and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Susan M. Dexter: Born 1964 in Massachusetts.  Married (?) Haughey.

 

- Jeffery Haughey

 

[b. Millard Leslie Cleveland, Jr.: Born about 1936 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 1957; interred North Cemetery, Amherst Township, Massachusetts.

 

[c. Gladys Cleveland: Born about 1938 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. 

 

[d. Phyllis Cleveland: Born about 1939 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

[2. Kenneth Henry Cleveland: Born 15 February 1910 in Amherst Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (perhaps also recorded in Whatley Twp, Franklin Co., MA).  Died there 18 February 1971; interred there in North Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: Kenneth Cleveland, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer in a junk yard, was heading a household at 540 South Canal Street in the City of Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  He had complete 2 years of high school, and on 1 April 1935 he and his wife resided in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Beatrice Cleveland, age 22 (b. VT), who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Carol Cleveland, age 4 (b. MA); and son, Kenneth Cleveland, age 2 (b. MA).

 

Kenneth Cleveland married Beatrice Louise Gordon (b. 1918 in VT, d. 1962) and had the following children:

 

[a. Carol Cleveland: Born 1936 in Massachusetts.

 

[b. Kenneth C. Cleveland, Jr.: Born 1937 in Massachusetts.  Died 1955, age about 18; interred North Cemetery, Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

[3. Dorotha "Dorothy" May Cleveland: Born 23 December 1911 in Amherst Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

At age 36, Duverne D. (Reniff) Phillips, who was employed as a housekeeper, married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Lorenzo Kenny Scott (b. 21 Jun 1843 in Hawley Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 31 Mar 1899, age 55, in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of Phineas and Rebecca G. (Kenney) Scott, on 27 September 1894 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Lorenzo Scott was employed as a farmer.  He had married (1st) Mrs. Betsy Ann (Reade/Reed) Dix (b. 11 May 1839 in Rowe Twp, Franklin Co., MA (or Whitingham Twp, Windham Co., VT), d. 9 Mar 1885, age 46 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA) of Whitingham, Vermont, daughter of Enos and Lydia (Sibley) Reed, on 11 May 1865 in Rowe Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Betsy Reade had married (1st) Hosea Dix and had children.  Lorenzo and Betsy (Reade)(Dix) Scott had the following children:

 

(f) Ella E. Scott: Born about 1866 in Vermont.  Married Chester E. Graves.

 

(g) Phineas Lorenzo Scott: Born 14 August 1868 in Plainfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 August 1922, age 54 years and 5 days, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Lorenzo K. Scott, age 26 (b. MA) and employed working on the farm, was heading a household in Hawley Township (Hawley Post Office), Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Betsey A. Scott, age 30 (b. MA); daughter, Ella E. Scott, age 4 (b. VT); and son, Phinies L. Scott, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Lorenzo K. Scott, age 36 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Betsey Ann Scott, age 41 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA); daughter, Ella E. Scott, age 13 (b. VT; parents b. MA); Phineas L. Scott, age 11 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Willie T. Scott, age 9 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and son, Ernest R. Scott, age 1 (b. MA; parents b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Chester E. Graves, age 36 (b. Dec 1863 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household in Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Ella E. Graves, age 33 (b. Jun 1866 in VT; parents b. VT), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son. Louis C. Graves, age 15 (b. Aug 1884 in MA) and employed as a laborer; daughter, Mabel O. Graves, age 5 (b. Feb 1895 in MA); and brother [in-law], Lorenzo Scott, age 31 (b. Aug 1868 in MA; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a blacksmith.

 

1900 US Census: Luna E. Boyd, age 29 (b. Aug 1870 in MA; parents b. MA), divorced, and employed as a servant, who had been married 1 year and had had 1 child, still alive, was a boarder in the household headed by James D. Avery, age 53 (b. Feb 1842 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included Luna's presumed daughter, Rena M. Boyd, age 11 (b. Apr 1889 in MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA) and in school.  Two additional male boarders were also in the household and employed as farm laborers.

 

1910 US Census: Phineas L. Scott, age 41 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a house painter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Luna E. Scott, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married twice and had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive; son, Howard Scott, age 4 (b. MA); and son, Walter Scott, age 2 (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Phineas L. Scott, age 51 (b. MA; parents b. VT) and employed as a farm operator, was heading a household in the Village of Buckland, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Luna E. Scott, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. MA), son, Howard P. Scott, age 13 (b. MA); and son, Walter R. Scott, age 11 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Luna E. Scott, age 59 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, and not employed, was heading a household on State Road in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her son, Howard P. Scott, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA) single, and employed as a farm laborer; and son, Walter R. Scott, age 22 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farmer.

 

1940 US Census: Luna E. Scott, age 69 (b. MA) and widowed, with no employment recorded, was heading a household on Ashfield Road in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  She had completed 8th grade, and her residence was valued at $1,200.  The household also included her son, Howard Scott, age 34 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Walter Scott, age 32 (b. MA), married, and employed as a farmer, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter-in-law, Florence Scott, age 33 (b. MA), who had completed 1 year of college; granddaughter, Shirley Scott, age 6 (b. MA); step-grandson, Francis Willis, age 12 (b. MA); step-granddaughter, Bernice Willis, age 9 (b. MA); and brother, Hardy Clemons, age 61 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 8th grade.  Except for Hardy, they all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935; Hardy resided elsewhere in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Phineas Scott, who was employed as a blacksmith, married divorcee Luna/Lura E. (Clemons) Boyd (b. abt 1871 in Heath Twp, Franklin Co., MA) of Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, daughter of Russell and Maria E. (Whitaker) Clemons, on 1 January 1904 in Rowe Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  At age 16 Luna had married (1st), as his 1st wife, Elmer Elsworth Boyd (b. 21 Oct 1864 in the City of Yonkers, Westchester Co., NY, d. 5 Mar 1930), age 23, son of Henry C. and Elizabeth (Clapp) Boyd, on 25 December 1886 in Rowe Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Elmer and Luna were subsequently divorced; they had the following daughter:

 

[1. Rena May Boyd: Born 26 April 1889 in Rowe Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 30 January 1907, age 17 years, 10 months, and 5 days from complications of pneumonia (apparently while in labor), with contributory cause of cardiac failure; interred there 2 February 1907 in Center Cemetery #3.  Never married.

 

Phineas and Luna (Clemons)(Boyd) Scott had the following children:

 

[2. Howard P. Scott: Born 27 March 1906 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 September 1963; interred there in Center Cemetery #3.  Resided last at 130 Colrain Road, Buckland Township, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Alvin C. Williams, age 37 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Tucker Branch Road in Heath Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Julia L. Williams, age 31 (b. MA; parent b. MA), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Virginia E. Williams, age 11 (b. MA); son, Russell S. Williams, age 9 (b. MA); son, Roger H. Williams, age 7 (b. MA); and boarder, Mabel E. Hicks, age 19 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. England), single, and employed as a public school teacher.  Of interest, there were Stetson households (Julia's maiden name) enumerated nearby.

 

Howard Scott married Virginia Esther/W. Williams (b. 6 Mar 1918 in Colrain Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 15 Nov 2000, age 82), daughter of Alvin C. and Julia L. (Stetson) Williams, who had the following children:

 

[a. Arlene Kay Scott: Born 7 February 1949.  Died 22 February 1949; interred Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[b. Phyllis M. Scott: Married (?) Shupe and resided in Virginia, then California.

 

[c. Floyd W. Scott: Born 1944 in Massachusetts.  Married Helen E. Hager, daughter of Albert L. and Edith L. (Burnett) Hager of Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and resided in Massachusetts.

 

Virginia (Williams) Scott married (2nd) John B. Lamorder, who had the following son from a 1st marriage:

 

[d. James Lamorder.

 

[3. Walter R. Scott: Born 5 March 1908 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (son of Phineas and Lura (Taylor) Scott per Buckland birth registration).  Died 11 July 1992, age 84, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Ceylon M. Bates, age 33 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. Scotland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Apple Valley Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Ethel R. Bates, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Marjory G. Bates, age 5 (b. MA); daughter, Florence E. Bates, age 3 (b. MA); and boarder, Samuel Williams, age 70 (b. MA; parents b. MA).

 

Walter Scott married, as her 3rd husband, Florence E. (Bates) Willis (b. abt 1907 in MA), daughter of Ceylon and Ethel R. (?) Bates of Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, who married (1st) (?) about 1925.  Florence married (2nd) Lawrence F. Willis (b. abt 1903 in MA) about 1927 and had the following children:

 

[a. Francis C. Willis: Born 17 September 1927.  Died 24 April 1997, age 70, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Lawrence F. Willis, age 27 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Apple Valley Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 24 [abt 1927].  The household also included his wife, Florence B. Willis, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 19 [abt 1925]; son, Francis C. Willis, age 2 years and 7 months (b. MA); and boarder, Etta L. Howes, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a public school teacher.  Of interest, the household headed by Ella M. Willis, age 60 (b. MA) and widowed, was enumerated next door.

 

1940 US Census: Francis Willis, age 12 (b. MA) resided with his parents and siblings in the household headed by his step-grandmother, Luna E. Scott, age 69 (b. MA) and widowed in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[b. Bernice E. Willis Scott: Born about 1931 in Massachusetts.

 

Walter and Florence (Bates)(?)(Willis) Scott had the following children:

 

[c. Lewis R. Scott.

 

[d. Shirley R. Scott: Born 8 February 1934 in Massachusetts.  Died 29 September 2015; interred North River Cemetery, Colrain Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Walter Donelson, son of Rockwell E. and Harriet (Sears) Donelson.

 

(h) William "Willie" Trow Scott: Born 17 August 1870 in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 February 1942, age 71 years, 5 months, and 16 days, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there in Center Cemetery #3.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: William T. Scott, age 29 (b. Aug 1870 in MA; parents b. VT) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Rosa M. Scott, age 24 (b. MA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Robert E. Scott, age 4 (b. Nov 1895 in MA); and son, Clifton Scott, age 3 (b. Apr 1897 in MA).  Of interest, apparently under the same roof, Horace F. Taylor [Rosa's father], age 77 (b. Dec 1822 in MA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household, which also included his wife of 40 years, Marry E. Taylor [Rosa's mother], age 63 (b. Jan 1837 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 5 children, all still alive.

 

1910 US Census: William T. Scott, age 40 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Rose M. Scott, age 33 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 5 children, all still alive; son, Robert E. Scott, age 14 (b. MA); son, Clifton W. Scott, age 12 (b. MA); son, Linwood H. Scott, age 10 (b. MA) [quite legible; should be Linwood L.]; son, Willard C. Scott, age 4 (b. MA); and daughter, Pearl E. Scott, age 1 year and 3 months (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: William T. Scott, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. VT) and employed as a farm operator, was heading a household in the Village of Buckland, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Rose M. Scott, age 43 (b. MA); son, Clifton W. Scott, age 21 (b. MA) and in college; son, Linwood L. Scott, age 19 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer in a saw mill; son, Willard C. Scott, age 13 (b. MA); daughter, Pearl E. Scott, age 10 (b. MA); and daughter, Lula L. Scott, age 7 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by their son, Robert E. Scott, age 24 (b. MA) was enumerated (apparently) under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: William T. Scott, age 59 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Age at 1st marriage not recorded.  The household also included his son, Willard C. Scott, age 23 (b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Pearl E. Scott, age 22 (b. MA), single, and employed doing housework for a private family; and daughter, Lulu L. Scott, age 17 (b. MA), single, and not employed.  Of interest, the household headed by William's son, Linwood L. Scott, age 29 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a sawyer in a saw mill, was enumerated (apparently) under the same rood.

 

1940 US Census: William T. Scott, age 69 (b. MA), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Upper Street in Buckland Center, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $1,500, and he had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his son, Willard C. Scott, age 33 (b. MA), single, and employed as a retail men's clothing salesman, who had completed 4 years of high school; housekeeper, Ruth Whittaker, age 41 (b. VT) and married, who had completed 7th grade; and Ruth's daughter, Marion Whittaker, age 9 (b. VT).  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

William Scott married Rosa "Rose"/"Rosie" May Taylor (b. 5 Jul 1876 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 22 Dec 1929; interred with William), daughter of Horace F. and Mary E./L. (Williams) Taylor, on 17 June 1894 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Robert Eugene Scott: Born 18 November 1895 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 30 September 1983 in Deerfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  In 1942 resided at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Massachusetts and was employed by the New York Life Insurance Company, 293 Bridge Street, Springfield, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Morris D. Mitchell, age 35 (b. MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA) and employed as a small fruit farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Alice G. Mitchell, age 32 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Marjorie E. Mitchell, age 10 (b. MA); daughter, Dorothy G. Mitchell, age 8 (b. MA); and son, Charles R. Mitchell, age 6 (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Robert E. Scott, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Marjorie D. Scott, age 20 (b. MA; parents b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Robert's parents, was enumerated (apparently) under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: Robert E. Scott, age 35 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a truck driver for a coal dealer, was heading a household on Murry Place in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $3,500.  The household also included his wife, Marjorie Scott, age 30 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 20; daughter, Jane E. Scott, age 7 (b. MA); and son, Robert E. Scott, age 8 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Robert Scott, age 44 (b. MA), widowed, and employed as a truck driver in the coal business, was heading a household on Murry Place in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 4 years of high school and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his son, Robert Scott, Jr., age 18 (b. MA) and single, with no employment recorded, who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Jane Scott, age 17 (b. MA) and single, who had completed 2nd grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 23, while employed as a farmer, Robert Scott married Marjorie Gould/Duncan/E. Mitchell (birth record says Marjorie Gould Mitchell; marriage certificate says Marjorie Duncan Mitchell; 1910 census says Marjorie E. Mitchell) (b. 30 Jul 1899 in Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 21 Mar 1937; interred with Robert), age 20, daughter of Morris Duncan (b. 1874, d. 1947) and Alice Genevieve (Gould) Mitchell (b. 1877, d. 1939), on 26 October 1919 (intent recorded 11 Oct 1919) in Charlemont Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[a. Robert Eugene Scott, Jr.: Born about 1922 in Massachusetts.

 

[b. Jane Elizabeth Scott: Born 18 February 1923 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 1 March 2006; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Kenneth Merton Rice (b. 18 Jul 1923 in Plainfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 12 Jan 1976 in Springfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA), son of Ernest A. and Bessie E. (Thatcher) Rice, on 7 February 1943 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Marjorie Rice: Married (1st) (?) Christenson and had the following children:

 

[a] David Christenson.

 

[b] Nina Christenson.

 

[c] Davey Christenson.

 

Marjorie (Rice) Christenson married (2nd) Donald F. Senecal and had the following children:

 

[a] Todd D. Senecal.

 

[b] Sheli Senecal.

 

Robert E. Scott married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Hazel Louise (Spooner) Lyman (b. 2 Feb 1895 in Southampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 20 Jun 1979 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Hollis Granville and Eva Louise (Magranis) Spooner.  Hazel had married 1st Oscar Bert Lyman (b. 16 May 1890 in Hungtington Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 26 Feb 1938 in Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of James B. and Adelle E. (Knight) Lyman, on 26 June 1915 in Huntington Township, Massachusetts.

 

[2. Clifton William Scott: Born 2 April 1898 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 8 December 1962; interred there in Center Cemetery #3.  Graduated from Massachusetts Agricultural College.

 

1900 US Census: Edward C. Bradford, age 28 (b. Oct 1871 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a grocery merchant, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Mary E. Bradford, age 28 (b. Dec 1871 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Mildred E. Bradford, age 7 months (b. Oct 1899 in MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Annie Bradford, age 58 (b. Sep 1841 in MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a grocery merchant, was enumerated next door.  She had had 4 children, all still alive.  That household also included her daughter, Mabelle M. Bradford, age 26 (b. Jul 1873 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a bookkeeper; and boarder, John Graves, age 37 (b. Aug 1862 in England; parents b. England), single, and employed as a physician, who immigrated to the US in 1889.

 

1920 US Census: Mildred E. Bradford, age 21 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a nurse in Sherel? Hall, resided as "servant" in the household headed by Anna C. Farley, age 50 (b. CT) in Northfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Clifton W. Scott, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Apple Valley Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Mildred E. Scott, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 21; daughter, Gladys R. Scott, age 6 (b. MA); son, Edward W. Scott, age 2 years and 8 months (b. MA); son, Roger B. Scott, age 1 year and 7 months (b. MA); and boarder, Clinton Wing, age 63 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Clifton Scott, age 42 (b. MA) and employed as a farm operator, was heading a household on Apple Valley Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 4 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Scott, age 42 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Gladys Scott, age 16 (b. MA) and single, who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Edward W. Scott, age 12 (b. MA), who had completed 6th grade; son, Roger Scott, age 11 (b. MA), who had completed 5th grade; and son, Fredrick Scott, age 4 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 22, while employed as a school teacher, Clifton Scott married Mildred Evelyn Bradford (b. 4 Oct 1898 in Buckland Twp, MA, d. 29 September 1979 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Clifton), age 21 and employed as a nurse, daughter of Edward Clayton (b. Oct 1871 in Buckland, MA, d. 1905) and Mary Emma (Robinson) Bradford (b. Dec 1871 at Goshen, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1963), on 1 September 1920 (intent recorded 21 Aug 1920) in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[a. Gladys R. Scott: Born about 1924 in Massachusetts.

 

[b. Edward W. Scott: Born 12 August 1927 in Massachusetts.  Married Janice Helen Williams (b. 13 Sep 1928 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 11 Sep 2007, age 78), daughter of A. Linwood and Helen (Riley) Williams, and had the following children:

 

[1] Donna M. Scott: Born 17 January 1955.

 

[2] Colin E. Scott: Born 1961.

 

[c. Roger B. Scott: Born about 1929 in Massachusetts.

 

[d. Fredrick "Fred" Scott: Born about 1936 in Massachusetts.

 

[3. Linwood "Redney" Lorenzo Scott: Born 7 July 1900 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 June/July 1972, age 71 years, 9 months, 15 days, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred in Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Massachusetts.  Employed as a carpenter.

 

1910 US Census: Charles E. Willis, age 34 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Gertrude E. Willis, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had had 5 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Winifred A. Willis, age 5 (b. MA); and son, Roger W. Willis, age 3 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by William T. Scott, age 40, which included his son, and Charles' eventual son-in-law, Linwood H. Scott, age 10, was enumerated nearby on the same census page.

 

1920 US Census: Gertrude E. Willis, age 41 (b. MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), widowed, and employed doing housework anywhere, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, Winifred A. Willis, age 15 (b. MA) and single; and son, Roger W. Willis, age 12 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Linwood L. Scott, age 29 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a sawyer in a saw mill, was heading a household (apparently) under the same roof as the household headed by his father in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Winnifred A. Scott, age 25 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 19; and son, James E. Scott, age 3 years and 10 months (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Linwood Scott, age 39 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer in a saw mill, was heading a household on High Street in Buckland Township, Franklin County, New York.  His residence was valued at $1,000, and he had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Winifred Scott, age 35 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, James Scott, age 13 (b. MA), who had completed 7th grade; son, Norman Scott, age 9 (b. MA), who had completed 3rd grade; and son, Russell Scott, age 9 (b. MA), who had completed 2nd grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Linwood Scott married Winnifred Alleyne Willis (b. 3 Oct 1904 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1 Jul 2001, age 96, in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Linwood), daughter of Charles E. and Gertrude Emmeline (Phelps) Willis, on 27 September 1924 in Colrain Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[a. James Ernest Scott: Born 24 May 1926 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 January 2005, age 78, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there in Center Cemetery #3.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

[1] Barry J. Scott:

 

[2] Sheralyn F. Scott: Born 1956.  Married Stephen W. Liimatainen (b. 1956) and had the following children:

 

[a] Amber Liimatainen.

 

[b] Bryant Liimatainen.

 

Sheralyn Scott married (?) Stoddard and had the following children:

 

[a] Chelsea Stoddard.

 

[b] Vicki Stoddard.

 

[c] Josh Stoddard.

 

[b. Norman Charles Scott: Born 22 April 1930 in Massachusetts.  Died 26 March 1989 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Betty Ann Shaw (b. 4 Aug 1931 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 19 Jun 2004, age 72, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Norman), daughter of Harold E. and Mabel B. (Gardner) Shaw, and had the following children:

 

[1] Son.

 

[2] Daughter.

 

[c. Russell Herbert Scott: Born 14 March 1931 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 July 2015, age 84, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center; interred Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: Colby Caine, age 23 (b. ME) and employed as a tripper in a saw mill, was heading a household at West Mills, Industry Township, Franklin County, Maine.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Winnie Cain, age 21 (b. ME) and employed as a kitchen girl in a hospital, who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Eilene Cain, age 2 (b. ME). The resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Russell Scott married Eilene Cain (b. abt 1938 in ME), daughter of Colby W. and Winnie (Tilton) Cain (b. 17 Oct 1918 in Wilton Twp, Franklin Co., ME, m. 5 Sep 1937 at N. Jay, Franklin Co., ME, d. 15 Mar 2006, age 87), and had the following children:

 

[4. Willard Cecil Scott: Born 13 July 1906 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 December 1990, age 84, at Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Massachusetts.  Veteran of World War II; served in the US Army.

 

[5. Pearl Etta Scott: Born 8 March 1909 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 14 January 1969 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Fritz Saar, age 59 (b. Estonia; parents b. Estonia), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was  heading a household on North Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1890.  His residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his nephew, Alexander Sall, age 32 (b. Estonia; parents b. Estonia), single, and employed as a shoe repairer in a shoe shop, who immigrated to the US in 1916.

 

1940 US Census: Alexander Sall, age 41 (b. Estonia) and employed as a shoe repairer in his own store, was heading a household at 76 North Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $3,500.  The household also included his wife, Pearl Sall, age 31 (b. MA), who had completed 1 year of college; daughter, Rose Sall, age 9 (b. VT); son, Frederick Sall, age 6 (b. MA); and cousin, Elizabeth Elmer, age 21 (b. MA) and employed as a waitress in a restaurant, who had completed 1 year of college.

 

Pearl Scott married Alexander Sall (b. 4 Aug 1898 in Estonia, d. 26 Dec 1973 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of Jacob and Tuna (Lees) Sall, and had the following children:

 

[a. Rose Aldine Sall: Born 14 February 1931 in Brattleboro Township, Windham County, Vermont.  Died 26 June 2017 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Frank Marvin Field (b. 16 Aug 1923 at Montague City, Franklin Co., MA, d. 29 Dec 2005, age 82, from complications of Parkinson's Disease at the Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of Edgar Rolance and Myrle (Davis) Field, on 6 January 1952 at Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Daughter: Born and died 10 September 1952 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[2] Frank Marvin Field, Jr.: Married Sandra (?) and resided in Massachusetts.

 

[3] Dorothy A. Field: Married (?) Foster.

 

[b. Frederick R./Willard Sall: Born 10 July 1933 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 September 1984 at Albany, Albany County, New York; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Frederick Sall married Norma Jean Berthiaume (b. 21 Apr 1937 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA)

 

[6. Lula Lydia Scott: Born 13 May 1912 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 10 February 1984; interred Hastings, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Arthur J. Page, age 59 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a house painter, was heading a household at 73 Ashfield Street  in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $1,500, and he married 1st at age 30.  The household also included his wife, Anna M. Page, age 57 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 28; son, Theodore W. Page, age 22 (b. MA), single, and employed in an assistant cashier in a cotton mill; son, Philip M. Page, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer in the water works; daughter, Doris Page, age 17 (b.  MA); and grandson, Harold Morse, age 5 (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Philip Page, age 30 (b. MA); and employed as a printer doing private work, was heading a household at 10 Main Street in the Village of Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 1 year of high school.  The household also included his wife, Lula Page, age 27 (b. MA) and employed as a finisher in a laundry, who had completed 2 years of high school; and son, Philip William Page, age 9 (b. MA), who had completed 2nd grade.

 

Lula Scott married Philip Morse Page (b. 3 Aug 1909 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 15 Nov 1949 in Heath Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred Arms Cem., Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of Arthur J. and Anna Evernell (Morse) Page, and had the following son:

 

[a. Philip William Page: Born 18 February 1931 in Massachusetts.  Died August 1974, age 43.

 

1940 US Census: Frank Dyer, age 63 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had complete 8th grade and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Ruth Dyer, age 57 (b. MA), who had completed 1 year of high school; son-in-law, Merle W. Goodnow, age 38 (b. MA) and employed in a saw mill making lumber, who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Hazel Goodnow, age 25 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; granddaughter, Gladys H. Goodnow, age 7 (b. MA), who had completed 1st grade; granddaughter, Shirley E. Goodnow, age 5 (b. MA); granddaughter, Viola M. Goodnow, age 4 (b. MA); and granddaughter, Joyce H. Goodnow, age 2 months (b. MA).

 

Philip W. Page married Gladys H. Goodnow (b. abt 1933 in Buckland Twp, MA, d. 3 Apr 2005; interred Hastings Cem.), daughter of Merle W. and Hazel (Dyer) Goodnow, and had the following children:

 

[1] Thelma Page: Born 15 August 1952 in Massachusetts.  Died 1 July 2000 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Charles A. Streeter and perhaps had the following daughter:

 

[a] Thelma G. Streeter.

 

[2] Phillip Page.

 

[3] Esther Page: Married Charles "Chuck" Shelley.

 

[4] Donna Page: Married (?) Phillips.

 

(h) Ernest Reade/Reed Scott: Born 7 October 1878 in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 April 1954, age 75, at home in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there in Taylor Cemetery #2.

 

1910 US Census: Ernest R. Scott, age 31 (b. MA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Erma T. Scott, age 33 (b. MA), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Samuel B. Taylor, age 72 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed operating a farm and managing a grocery store, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Lucy L. Taylor, age 72 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Erma Scott, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son-in-law, Ernest R. Scott, age 41 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a sawyer in a saw mill; grandson, Kenneth D. Scott, age 10 (b. MA; parents b. MA); boarder, Caroline W. Woods, age 82 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed; sister, Angelia W. Stockwell, age 81 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed; and boarder, Laura E. Braley, age 49 (b. VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a district school teacher.

 

1930 US Census: Ernest R. Scott, age 51 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a sawyer in the lumber industry, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Erma L. Scott, age 53 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 23; adopted son, Kenneth Scott, age 21 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer in the lumber industry; and mother-in-law, Lucy L. Taylor, age 83 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed.

 

1940 US Census: Ernest R. Scott, age 61 (b. MA) and employed as a janitor for a grade school, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Irma Scott, age 63 (b. MA), who had completed 8th grade; lodger, Flora White, age 79 (b. MA) and single, who had completed 5 years of college; and lodger, Edith Fiske, age 24 (b. CT), single, and employed as a grade school teacher, who had completed 4 years of college.  Ernest and Irma resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Ernest Scott married Erma Lilliam Taylor (b. 19 Oct 1876, d. 28/29 Aug 1948; interred Taylor Cem. #2, Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Samuel B. and Lucy L. (Perkins) Taylor, on 21 December 1899 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and adopted the following son:

 

[1. Daniel Kenneth (Marston) Scott "Kenneth": (adopted) Born 21 March 1909 to Daniel Wilbur (b. 1876 at Concord, NH and employed as an electrician, d. 1908 before Daniel K. was born) and Mary Elizabeth (Moore) Marston (b. 1879 in Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 1914 when Daniel K. was age 5) in Danvers Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 April 1972 at Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland; interred Center Cemetery #3, Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Elizabeth Marston, age 31 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), widowed, and employed keeping boarders at home, who had had 3 children, all still alive, was heading a household at 149 Maple Street in Danvers Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Mildred E. Marston, age 5 (b. MA; father b. NH; mother b. English-speaking Canada); son, Wilbur P. Marston, age 4 (b. MA; father b. NH; mother b. English-speaking Canada); and son, Daniel K. Marston, age 1 (b. MA; father b. NH; mother b. English-speaking Canada).

 

1930 US Census: Verne E. Carrier, age 37 (b. VT; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as a micrometer assembler in a tool factory, was heading a household in Athol Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Evelyn V. Carrier, age 35 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Noeline E. Carrier, age 15 (b. VT); son, Vernon A. Carrier, age 10 (b. VT); and daughter, Barbara M. Carrier, age 6 (b. VT).

 

1940 US Census: Daniel K. Scott, age 31 (b. MA) and employed as a draftsman in a tool factory, was heading a household at 26 Combs Avenue in Orange Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 2 years of college, and his residence was valued at $1,400.  The household also included his wife, Noeline Scott, age 25 (b. VT), who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Joan L. Scott, age 3 (b. ?); and son, Douglas M. Scott, age 1 (b. ?).  On 1 April 1935 Daniel and Noeline resided in Athol Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

Daniel (Marston) Scott married Noeline Carrier (b. 13 Aug 1914 in Whitingham Twp, Windham Co., VT, d. 9 Feb 1985 at Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel Co., MD), daughter of Verne E./Alton (b. VT) and Evelyn Vicky (Page) Carrier (b. Canada), on 22 April 1935.  Resided last at Brunswick, Frederick County, Maryland.  Daniel and Noeline had the following children:

 

[a. Joan L. Scott: Born about 1937.  Married Leslie Hamilton and had the following children:

 

[1] Brittany S. Hamilton.

 

[2] Brooks B. Hamilton.

 

[3] Thomas B. Hamilton.

 

[b. Douglas Marston Scott: Born 26 June 1938 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 March 2008, age 69, at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.  Married Charlotte Dae Nelson and had the following children:

 

[1] Cheryl Lynn Scott: Married Ronald H. Good and had the following son:

 

[a] Matthew Scott Good.

 

[2] Jeffrey Marston Scott.

 

[c. Gerald Scott.

 

[d. Margaret Erma Scott: Born 29 October 1948 in Orange Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 October 1998.

 

[e. Edith Scott: Married (?) Brown.

 

(6) Fuella Elbertine Reniff: Born 1 August 1860 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27 January 1862, age 1.

 

(7) Lucius Reniff, Jr.: Born 13/10 February 1863 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 19 May 1873, age 10; interred there in Taylor Cemetery #2 (also seen: d. Brattleboro Twp, Windham Co., VT).

 

(8) George Alfred/F. Reniff: Born 29 June 1866 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT).  Died 16 March 1918, age 51 years, 8 months, and 19 days, from complications of Chronic Infection Endocarditis in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there 17 March 1918 in Plain Cemetery.  Employed primarily as a farmer, conductor, and house carpenter.

 

1900 US Census: George A. Reniff, age 33 (b. Jun 1833 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Ronna A. Reniff, age 29 (b. Aug 1870 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Rosa B. Reniff, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in MA); son, Raymond H. Reniff, age 4 (b. Feb 1896 in MA); and servant [niece], Lucy I. Phillips, age 14 (b. Jul 1885 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a housekeeper.

 

1910 US Census: George A. Reniff, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household on Wardmille? Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 21 years, Rosina A. Reniff, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Rosa B. Reniff, age 20 (b. MA), single, and not employed; and son, Raymond H. Reniff, age 14 (b. MA).

 

George Reniff married (1st) Rosina "Ronna" Amanda Phillips (b. 12 Apr 1870 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 17 Jul 1911, age 40 yrs, 11 mo., 5 days from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage) daughter of Edwin A. and Lizzie Anna (Phillips) Phillips, on 5 September 1888 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a) Rosa Belle "Rosie"/"Belle" Reniff: Born 10 August 1889 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 26 December 1961, age 72 yrs, 4 mo., 16 days, in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Goshen Center Cemetery, Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: George H. Bennett, age 53 (b. NC; father b. VA; mother b. NC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Mary E. Bennett, age 44 (b. VT; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, William H. Bennett, age 18 (b. MA), single, and not employed; boarder, John Boles, age 13 (b. English-speaking Canada); and father-in-law, Oscar F. Washburn, age 84 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed.

 

1920 US Census: William H. Bennett, age 27 (b. MA; father b. NC; mother b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Rosa B. Bennett, age 30 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, George H. Bennett, age 5 (b. MA); daughter, Helena R. Bennett, age 2 (b. MA); son, William R. Bennett, age 9 (b. MA); boarder, John Roach, age 50 (b. MA; parents b. US) and employed as a farm laborer; and boarder, Joseph A. Goddard, age 20 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer in a lumber camp.

 

1930 US Census: Rosa B. Bennett, age 40 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household on Bronnon Avenue in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; appears to be under the same roof as the household headed by John M. Chiz, age 62 (b. Lithuania; parents b. Lithuania) and perhaps divorced, who was employed as a coal merchant.  Her residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included her son, George H. Bennett, age 15 (b. MA); daughter, Thelma R. Bennett, age 12 (b. MA); and son, William R. Bennett, Jr., age 11 (b. MA).

 

At age 22 Rosie B. Reniff married (1st) William Henry Bennett (b. 5 Apr 1892 in Goshen Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. there in 1928; interred there in Goshen Center Cem.), age 19, son of Henry G. (b. Griffin Twp, Lenoir and Pitt Cos., NC) and Mary Elizabeth (Washburn) Bennett (b. Bridgewater Twp, Windsor Co., VT) of Goshen, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, on 27 September 1911 in Buckland Township, Massachusetts (also recorded in Ashfield Twp, MA) and had the following son:

 

[1. George "Shorty" Henry Bennett: Born 27 July/September 1914 in Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 8 January 1997, age 82, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

George Bennett married Shirley M. Tower (b. 27 Jan 1920 in Readsboro Twp, Bennington Co., VT, d. 8 Jul 1990), daughter of Lewis Henry and Geneva Pearl (Thayer) Tower, on 19 March 1939 in Williamsburg Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[a. Robert Harlan Bennett: Twin.  Born 19 December 1939 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 December 1995; interred Hill Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[b. Raymond Henry Bennett: Twin.  Born 19 December 1939 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 April 1966 from complications of injuries received in an automobile accident; interred Arms Cemetery, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Rose Marie Murdock and had the following son:

 

[1] Raymond Henry Bennett, Jr.

 

[2. Thelma Rose Bennett: Born 25 June 1917 in Cummington Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 1974 in Pinellas County, Florida.

 

[3. William Raymond Bennett: Born 7 April 1919 in Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 July 1984 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Rosa (Reniff) Bennett married (2nd) Ernest Tyler Barker (b. 14 Sep 1893 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 17 Jul 1955 in Williamsburg Twp, Hampshire Co., MA; interred Goshen Center Cem., Goshen, Hampshire Co., MA), son of Charles and Sarah (Richardson) Barker.

 

(b) Raymond Henry Reniff: Born 28 February 1896 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 October 1977 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: George A. Thayer, age 41 (b. MA; parents MA) and employed as a manufacturer of apple barrels, was heading a household on Spruce Corner Road in the Village of Ashfield, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Clarisa P. Thayer, age 41 (b. MA), who had had 6 children, all still alive; daughter, Leoria M. Thayer, age 15 (b. MA), single, and not employed; daughter, Eliza M. Thayer, age 14 (b. MA); son, George A. Thayer, Jr., age 10 (b. MA); daughter, Mildred C. Thayer, age 6 (b. MA); daughter, Gladys E. Thayer, age 4 (b. MA); and son, Albert N. Thayer, age 1 year and 7 months (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Robert Luce, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as proprietor of a meat market, was heading a household on Ashfield Street in the Village of Ashfield, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Doris Luce, age 21 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA); son, Richard W. Luce, age 11 months (b. MA; parents b. MA); mother-in-law, Minnie Reniff, age 44 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA) and widowed; and brother-in-law, Raymond Reniff, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer in the electrical wiring industry.

 

1920 US Census: Clarissa Thayer, age 50 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household on Spruce Corner Road in the Village of Ashfield, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, Mildred Thayer, age 16 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and not employed; daughter, Gladys Thayer, age 14 (b. MA); son, Albert Thayer, age 11 (b. MA); son, Frank Thayer, age 8 (b. MA); and son, George Thayer, age 20 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Raymond H. Reniff, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as proprietor of a garage, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Ashfield, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 32, and his residence was valued at $6,000.  The household also included his wife, Mildred C. Reniff, age 26 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 24; and brother-in-law, Frank L. Thayer, age 18 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and not employed.

 

1940 US Census: Raymond Reniff, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as foreman of a garage, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 3 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $8,000.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Reniff, age 36 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Nancy Reniff, age 5 (b. MA).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Raymond Reniff married Mildred Clarissa Thayer (b. 5 Oct 1903 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 18 Apr 1988, age 84, in Deerfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of George Allen (b. Plainfield, MA) and Clarissa Philomela (Clark) Thayer (b. Hawley, MA), about 1928 and raised the following adopted daughter:

 

[1. Nancy Mae (Brown) Reniff: Adopted (birth name: Pamela Brown).  Born 12 July 1934 in Lynn Township, Essex County, Massachusetts to Elizabeth Brown.  Died 19 July 1991 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: John Olszewski, age 46 (b. Poland) and employed on a sewer project as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) [created by the Federal Gov't to recover from the Great Depression of the 1930s], was heading a household on Sugar Loaf Street in the Village of South Deerfield, Deerfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had no formal education, and his residence was valued at $2,800.  The household also included his wife, Stephanie Olszewski, age 45 (b. Poland), who had completed 1st grade; son, Anthony Olszewski, age 15 (b. MA), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Genevieve Olszewski, age 13 (b. MA), who had completed 7th grade; son, Francis Olszewski, age 11 (b. MA), who had completed 5th grade; son, Theodore Olszewski, age 10 (b. MA), who had completed 4th grade; and son, Ralph Olszewski, age 8 (b. MA), who had completed 2nd grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Nancy (Brown) Reniff married (1st) Robert Malcolm Mongeon (b. 1 Mar 1930 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. there 24 Oct 1997), son of Homer and Eileen (LaFlamm) Mongeon, on 1 November 1952 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; subsequently divorced.

 

Nancy (Brown)(Reniff) Mongeon married (2nd) Theodore E. Olszewski (b. 21 Feb 1930 in Deerfield Twp, MA, d. 1 Jan 1994, age 64, in Greenfield/Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of John and Stophenia (Miodeuski) Olszewski, on 26 June 1955 in Deerfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

George A. Reniff married (2nd), as her 2nd marriage, Minnie Louise (Barnes) Charter on 2 April 1913 in Goshen Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, who married (1st) Edward F. Charter (b. Dec 1875 in VT), son of James N. H. (b. Jan 1833 in VT) and Esther L. (?) Charter of Brattleboro Township, Windham County, Massachusetts, about 1897 and had the following daughter:

 

(c) Doris V. Charter: Born 10 February 1898 in Medford Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 18 July 1984 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Hill Top Cemetery, Plainfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1880 US Census: Jas. N. H. Charter, age 47 (b. VT; father b. VT; mother b. ME) and employed in an organ shop, was heading a household in Brattleboro Township, Windham County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife, Esther L. Charter, age 30 (b. VT; parents b. VT); son, Edward F. Charter, age 5 (b. VT); and daughter, Florence M. Charter, age 1 (b. VT).

 

1900 US Census: Edward Charter, age 24 (b. Dec 1875 in VT; parents b. VT) and employed as a conductor for the SRR [railroad], was heading a household at 643 Newfield Avenue in the City of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Minnie L. Charter, age 24 (b. Aug 1875 in MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA), who had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, Doris V. Charter, age 3 (b. Feb 1897 in MA); and father, James Charter, age 67 (b. Jan 1833 in VT; parents b. VT) and widowed.

 

1910 US Census: Freeman M. Barnes, age 59 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Wardville? Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 35 years, Lucy R. Barnes, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had married once and had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, Howard C. Barnes, age 16 (b. MA); and granddaughter, Doris V. Charter, age 11 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by George A. Reniff, age 43, was enumerated next door on one side, and the household headed by Ernest S. Barnes was enumerated on the other side.

 

1920 US Census: Robert Luce, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and employed as proprietor of a meat market, was heading a household on Ashfield Street in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Doris Luce, age 21 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA); son, Richard W. Luce, age 11 months (b. MA); mother-in-law, Minnie Reniff, age 44 (b. MA; father b. VT; mother b. MA) and widowed; and brother-in-law, Raymond Reniff, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer in the electrical wiring industry.

 

1930 US Census: Robert R. Luce, age 33 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as an auto repairer in his own shop, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Doris V. Luce, age 32 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Richard Luce, age 11 (b. MA); son, Russell Luce, age 8 (b. MA); son, Dean Luce, age 7 months (b. MA); and mother-in-law, Minnie Reniff, age 54 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed.

 

1940 US Census: Robert Luce, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as proprietor of an automobile repair garage, was heading a household on Haydenville Road in Northampton City, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $4,000, and he had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Doris Luce, age 42 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Richard Luce, age 21 (b. MA), single, and employed as a helper in an automobile repair garage, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Russell, age 18 (b. MA), single, and employed as a helper in an automobile repair garage, who had completed 1 year of high school; and son, Dean Luce, age 10 (b. MA), who had completed 3rd grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Doris V. Charter married Robert Ray Luce (b. 10 Feb 1898 in Plainfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 27 Apr 1977 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), son of Ward D. and Isabelle S. (Barton) Luce, on 28 May 1917 in Springfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts and had the following son:

 

[1. Richard Ward Luce: Born 25 January 1919 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 May 1988, age 69, at Hampshire County, Hospital in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) (?) and had the following children:

 

[a. Richard Luce: Resided Holyoke, MA.

 

[b. Douglas Luce: Resided Leeds, MA.

 

[c. Robert R. Luc

 

Richard Luce married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Helen M. (Podlesny) Herring (b. 23 May 1923 in Deerfield Twp, MA), who married (1st) Chester H. Herring, Jr. and had the following children:

 

[d. Gerald H. Herring.

 

[e. John A. Herring.

 

Richard and Helen (Podlesny)(Herring) Luce had the following daughter:

 

[f. Mary Ellen Luce.

 

[2. Robert Russell Luce: Born 21 November 1921 in Plainfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 June 2000 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Alice M. Makara (b. 2 Sep 1923 at Chicopee, Springfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA, d. 11 Jun 2014 in Leeds Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), daughter of John and Mary (Pyzik) Makara, and had the following son:

 

[a. Robert John Luce: Born 1950.  Died 1983; interred Saint Mary's Assumption Cemetery, Haydenville, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

[3. Dean B. Luce: Born 25 August 1929 in Massachusetts.  Died 9 November 1985 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Barbara Ann (Shulda) Keyes in 1960 at Easthampton County, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; divorced April 1962.

 

Dean Luce married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Patricia A. (Sitnick) LaRochelle (b. 1934 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), daughter of Leopold and Rosalie (Meller) Sitnik, on 12 June 1962 in Enfield Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Patricia had married (1st) Richard LaRouchelle on 3 May 1952 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Dean and Patricia had the following children:

 

[a. Richard Luce.

 

[b. Donna Luce.

 

[c. Jill Luce.

 

[d. Tammy Luce.

 

(9) David "Dave" Reniff: Born 26 May 1868 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 December 1949 in Sacramento County, California.  By 1910 resided in Sacramento County, California.

 

1900 US Census: David Reniff, age 31 (b. May 1869 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer for the RR Co., was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married 6 years; wife not enumerated with him.  The household also included his sister, Lucy E. Warden, age 40 (b. Aug 1859 in MA; parents b. MA), who had been married 25 years (husband not enumerated with her) and had had 5 children, all still alive.  Note: Lucy was also enumerated with her husband, Windsor D. Warden, age 68, in Red Bluff Township, Tehama County, California (see above).

 

1910 US Census: David Reniff, age 41 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA), divorced, and employed as foreman of a company stable, was heading a single-person household at 816 Sixth Street in the City of Sacramento, Sacramento Township, Sacramento County, California.

 

1920 US Census: David Reniff, age 51 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA), married, and employed as a grain farmer, resided in the household headed by his partner, Albert Kohlbaker, age 78 (b. OH; father b. Germany; mother b. OH) and employed as , on Green Back Road in Mississippi Township, Sacramento County, California.  The household also included his wife, Jane Kohlbaker, age 81 (b. NJ; parents b. Ireland); daughter, Emma Kolbaker, age 41 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. NJ), single, and not employed; and hired man, John Woodsow, age 48 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada), single, and employed as a grain farmer.

 

1930 US Census: David Reniff, age 61 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a single-person household on Greenback Lane in Center Township (Orange Vale District), Sacramento County, California.  He married 1st at age 23.

 

1940 US Census: Dave Reniff, age 72 (b. MA) and widowed, with no occupation recorded, was heading a single-person household in the Village of Fair Oaks, Center Township, Sacramento County, California.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $300.

 

At age 21 David Reniff married Jane Evalyn Phillips (b. abt 1872 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), age 17, daughter of Edwin and Lizzie (Phillips) Phillips, on 27 November 1889 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; apparently separated by 1900; subsequently divorced (perhaps after 1920, since 1920 Census indicates he was married).

 

(d. Lovina/Lovinia Field: Born 1 April 1826 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 20 December 1877, age 52.

 

1850 US Census: Louis Damon, age 47 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Lamina Damon, age 26 (b. MA); son, Alvin Damon, age 1 (b. MA); and Samuel Peck, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer.

 

1860 US Census: Lewis Damon, age 57 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Chesterfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $300 and his personal property was valued at $100.  The household also included his wife, Lamisa Damon, age 35 (b. MA); son, Alvin Damon, age 10 (b. MA); daughter, Isadore Damon, age 8 (b. MA); and son, Oscar Damon, age 6 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Lomina Damon, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a dress maker, was heading a household in Great Barrington Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her son, Oscar Damon, age 16 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

Lovina Field married (1st) Bers Kent.  She married (2nd) Lewis/Louis Damon (b. abt 1803 in Chesterfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA) of Chesterfield, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1) Alvin D. Damon: Born 6 August 1849 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (also recorded in Chesterfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA).  Died March 1916 in Orange Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  In 1888 was employed as a hotel keeper.  Subsequently employed as a painter.

 

1870 US Census: No record found for Alvin; would be married to Lydia.

 

1880 US Census: No record found for Alvin; would be married to Lydia.

 

1880 US Census: Henry B. Campbell, ae 54 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Warwick Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Martha C. Campbell, age 48 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Lilla E. Campbell, age 16 (b. MA); and daughter, Rosa N. Campbell, age 8 (b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Alvin D. Damon, age 60 (b. Aug 1840 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter, was heading a household in Erving Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Lillie J. Damon, age 36 (b. Aug 1864 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 4 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Isadore C./L. Damon, age 12 (b. May 1888 in MA); and son, Henry L. Damon, age 4 (b. Apr 1896 in MA).

 

1910 US Census: Alvin D. Damon, age 64 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter in the decorating industry, was heading a household at 158 West Main Street in Orange Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Lilla J. Damon, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laundress in a laundry, who had been married once and had had 4 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Isadore G. Damon, age 22 (b. MA), single, and employed as a laundress in a laundry; and son, Henry L. Damon, age 14 (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Lilla J. Damon, age 50 (b. MA; father b. Scotland; mother b. MA), widowed, and employed as a cook in a restaurant, was heading a household at 57 Pleasant Street in the Village of Orange, Orange Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, Idador C. Damon, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as ; and roomer, Samuel R. Russell, age 25 (b. NH; father b. ME; mother b. NH), divorced, and employed as a watchman in a machine factory.

 

At age 20 Alvin Damon of Great Barrington Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, married (1st) Lydia E. Sweifel of Great Barrington, Massachusetts (b. abt 1852 in NY City, NY, d. 1921), age 17, daughter of Frederick (b. Switzerland) and Anna C. (Zeutner) Sweifel, on 21 February 1869 in the Village of Housatonic, Great Barrington Township, Massachusetts; divorced 1876.  Alvin and Lydia had the following children:

 

(a) Anna Lovina Damon: Born 27/26 December 1869 in Monterey Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, per birth and marriage records (death record says b. Chesterfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA).  Died 5 January 1895, age 25 years and 10 days, from complications of an inflammation of the bowels in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1865 MA Census: Luther Chapin, age 55 (b. MA) and employed as , was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included Edwin M. Chapin, age 20 (b. MA) and married; Mary E. Chapin, age 16 (b. MA) and single; George H. Chapin, age 14 (b. MA); Arthur J. Chapin, age 4 (b. MA); and Malvina M. Chapin, age 43 (b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: George H. Chapin age 49 (b. Jul 1850 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his mother, Malvina M. Chapin, age 78 (b. Mar 1822 in VT; parents b. VT), widowed, and employed as a farm laborer, who had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, Carrie L. Chapin, age 10 (b. Dec 1889 in MA); daughter, Belle L. Chapin, age 8 (b. Apr 1892 in MA); and boarder, Wayne Crosier, age 23 (b. Feb 1877 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1910 US Census: George H. Chapin, age 59 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his daughter, Carrie I. Chapin, age 20 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and not employed; daughter, Lydia B. Chapin, age 18 (b. MA), single, and employed as a servant for a private farm; and hired man, Layton Sand, age 25 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer, working out.

 

1920 US Census: George H. Chapin, age 69 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT), widowed, and employed as a stock farmer, was heading a one-person household on South Ashfield Road in the Village of Ashfield, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Arthur, and the household containing his father, Luther, were enumerated on the same census page.

 

1930 US Census: George H. Chapin, age 79 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, resided in the household headed by his brother, Arthur J. Chapin, age 69 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT) and employed as proprietor of a general store, on Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Arthur married 1st at age 27.  The household also included Arthur's wife, Amanda Chapin, age 64 (b. MA), who married 1st at age 21.

 

At age 19 Anna Damon married George Henry Chapin (b. 17 Jul 1850 in Ashfield Twp, MA, d. there 15 Feb 1935, age 84 yrs, 6 mos, 28 days from complications of heart disease), age 38, son of Luther and Malvina Miriam (Swan) Chapin, on 25 March 1889 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Carrie Louise Chapin: Born 23 December 1889 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 11 August 1979, age 89, in Haydenville Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: Irving C. Sears, age 33 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a fireman [managed boiler fires] in a saw mill, was heading a household in the Village of Goshen, Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Carrie L. Sears, age 30 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and daughter, Elenore A. Sears, age 8 (b. MA).  Of interest, his widowed mother was heading a household on the same census page.

 

1930 US Census: Irving C. Sears, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Carrie L. Sears, age 40 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and lodger, Henry L. Woods, age 55 (b. NH; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1940 US Census: Carrie Sears, age 50 (b. MA), married, and employed as , resided in the household headed by her son-in-law, Leo VanValkenburg, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as , on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  She had completed 6th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  (see below)

 

1940 US Census: Erving C. Sears, age 53 (b. MA), married, and employed as a laborer on the state highway, was heading a household in Cummington Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade, and he rented his residence.  The household also included his housekeeper, Mabel R. Taylor, age 38 (b. MA) and married, who had completed 8th grade; Mabel's daughter, Katherine M. Jackman, age 16 (b. MA) and single, who had completed 6th grade; and Mabel's daughter, Mary L. Taylor, age 7 (b. MA), who had no education level recorded.  On 1 April 1935 they all resied in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Note: Mabel R. Taylor could be related to Erving's sister-in-law, Lydia Belle (Chapin) Taylor, who married Merle Austin Taylor (see below).

 

At age 21 Carrie Chapin married Irving Clark Sears (b. 17 September 1886 in Goshen Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 1958; interred Goshen Center Cem.), age 24, son of Charles Freeman and Myra Fisher (Packard) Sears, on 23 January 1911 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Eleanor Anna Sears: Born 8 June 1911 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 January 1999; interred Pine Grove Cemetery, Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: James Van Valkenburg, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer for a gas company, was heading a household on Columbia Street in Adams Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Exilia Van Valkenburg, age 24 (b. MA; parents b. French-speaking Canada) and employed as a spinner in a cotton mill, who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Leo Van Valkenburg, age 2 (b. MA); and son, Frank Van Valkenburg, age 6 months (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Charles F. Sears, age 23 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer on the state highway, was heading a household on Potashe Road in Goshen Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his niece, Eleanor A. Sears, age 18 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as housekeeper for a farm.

 

1940 US Census: Leo Van Valkenburg, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a farm operator, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He residence was valued at $6,000, and he had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 Leo and his family resided in the same house.  The household also included his wife, Elnora Van Valkenburg, age 28 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, James E. Van Valkenburg, age 5 (b. MA); son, Gerald A. Van Valkenburg, age 4 (b. MA); son, Ronald L. Van Valkenburg, age 3 (b. MA); mother-in-law, Carrie Sears, age 50 (b. MA), who had completed 6th grade; boarder, Mary Weston, age 78 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade and on 1 April 1935 resided in Ashfield Township; boarder, Anthony Salatos, age 16 (b. NYS), single, who  had completed 1 year of high school, and on 1 April 1935 resided at Bennington, Vermont; and boarder, Marjorie Tatro, age 19 (b. MA), single, who had completed 2 years of high school and on 1 April 1935 resided in Ashfield Township.  Leo was the only member of the household with a recorded occupation.

 

1940 US Census: Carlos F. Batchelder, age 52 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer (dairy and tobacco), was heading a household on North Broomshire Road in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $1,600, and he had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Lillian M. Batchelder, age 56 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school; and son, Merton K. Batchelder, age 18 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Eleanor A. Sears married (1st) Leo Van Valkenburg (b. 1 Jun 1908 in Adams Twp, Berkshire Co., MA, d. abt 11 Oct 1995, age 87, in Springfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA), son of James (b. Kinderhood, NY) and Exilia (Beaupre) Van Valkenburg (b. N. Adams, MA) of Adams Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts; subsequently divorced.  Eleanor and Leo had the following children:

 

[1] James E. Van Valkenburg: Born about 1935 in Massachusetts.

 

[2] Gerald A. Van Valkenburg: Born about 1936 in Massachusetts.

 

[3] Ronald L. Van Valkenburg: Born about 1937 in Massachusetts.

 

Eleanor (Sears) Van Valkenburg married (2nd) Merton K. Batchelder (b. 19 May 1921 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co. MA, d. abt 20 Aug 2004, age 83, in the Village of Leeds, Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA; interred Pine Grove Cem., Conway, MA), son of Carlos F. and Lillian M. (Schneck) Batchelder, and had the following children:

 

[4] William K. Batchelder: Born 1956 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

[5] Edward D. Batchelder: Born 1959.

 

[2. Lydia Belle Chapin: Born 27 April 1891 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 March 1924, age 32 years, 10 months, 18 days, from complications of acute nephritis; interred there in Plain Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Frank W. Taylor, age 39 (b. Feb 1861 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Alice L. Taylor, age 35 (b. Jan 1865 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Percy F. Taylor, age 17 (b. Aug 1883 in MA), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Nina A. Taylor, age 14 (b. Aug 1886 in MA); and son, Mearl A. Taylor, age 11 (b. Mar 1889 in MA).

 

1920 US Census: Merle Taylor, age 30 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield, Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Belle Taylor, age 28 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Luther Taylor, age 7 years and 6 months (b. MA); and son, Merrwin Taylor, age 4 years and 5 months (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Merle A. Taylor, age 41 (b. MA; parents b. NYS) and employed as a stock farmer, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Catherine Taylor, age 38 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 37; son, Luther F. Taylor, age 17 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and single; and son, Merwin C. Taylor, age 14 (b. MA; parents b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Merle Taylor, age 51 (b. MA) and employed as a farm operator, was heading a household on Chapel Falls Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Katherine Taylor, age 48 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935. 

 

At age 20 Lydia Chapin married, as his 1st wife, Merle Austin Taylor (b. 31 Mar 1889 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 30 Nov 1966, age 77, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred Center Cem, Ashfield Twp, MA (also seen: interred Ashfield Plain Cem.)), age 22, son of Frank Wesley and Alice L. (Burdick/Wells) Taylor, on 4 August 1911 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[a. Luther Franklin Taylor: Born 1 June 1912 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 July 1931, age 18, from complications of injuries received in an automobile accident in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Of interest, his grandmother, Alice Taylor, was seriously injured in the accident and died in the hospital soon after.

 

[b. Merwin Chapin Taylor: Born 12 July 1915 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 March 1991, age 75, in the City of San Diego, San Diego County, California; interred there in Greenwood Memorial Park.  Married Katherine (?) Boitel, who had the following children from her 1st marriage to (?) Boitel:

 

[1] Paul Boitel.

 

[2] Katherine Boitel: Married (?) Smith.

 

[c. Anna Louise Taylor: Still born 2 November 1922 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Interred with her parents in Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

Merle A. Taylor married (2nd) Katharine/Katherine Irene Underhill (b. 3 May 1892 in New York City, d. 16 Apr 1966 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Lydia and Merle) on 5 August 1929.

 

1900 US Census: Anna Maishall, age 37 (b. Oct 1862 in NYS; father b. NH; mother b. NYS) and single, with no occupation recorded, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her "partner," Henryetta G. Underhill, age 36 (b. Sep 1864 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married 15 years and had had 3 children, all still alive and had no occupation recorded; daughter, Margaret V. Underhill, age 15 (b. Mar 1885 in NYS); daughter, Katharine Underhill, age 8 (b. Mar 1892 in NYS); daughter, Dorothy Underhill, age 6 (b. Jan 1894 in NYS); servant, Tharasa Hill, age 48 (b. Oct 1852 in NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a cook; and servant, Catharin Callahan, age 27 (b. May 1873 in Ireland; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a waitress.

 

1910 US Census: Henrietta G. Underhill, age 45 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Ashfield Road, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  She had been married 26 years and had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Margaret H. Underhill, age 25 (b. NJ; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a music teacher; daughter, Katherine Underhill, age 18 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Dorothy Underhill, age 16 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and servant, Edla Callaghan, age 31 (b. Ireland) and employed as a servant for a private family.

 

1920 US Census: Dorothy Underhill, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a public school teacher, was heading a household on Ashfield Road in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her sister, Katharine Underhill, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a sculptress in her own studio.

 

[3. Luther Japhet Chapin: Born 30 March 1893 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 June 1962 in West Haven Township, New Haven County, Connecticut; interred East Cemetery, Manchester Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Veteran of World War I.  employed as a mail carrier, first at Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and then at Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

1900 US Census: Luther R. Fuller, age 55 (b. Aug 1844 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 31 years, Mary E. Fuller, age 51 (b. Jul 1848 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. VT), who had had 3 children, all alive; daughter, Ethel C. Fuller, age 19 (b. Sep 1880 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and ; and nephew, Luther J. Chapin, age 7 (b. Mar 1893 in MA; parents b. MA).

 

1910 US Census: Luther J. Chapin, age 17 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and not employed, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Lewis W. Johnson, age 31 (b. MA) and employed as an electrician in a power plant, in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: Luther J. Chapin, age 37 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a mail carrier for the US Government, was heading a household at 44 Lewis Street in Manchester Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  He married 1st at age 30.  The household also included his wife, Marion W. Chapin, age 32 (b. CT; father b. AL; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 26; daughter, M. Dorothy Chapin, age 5 (b. CT; father b. MA; mother b. CT); and boarder, Laurence Earl, age 27 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a moveman in a silk mill.

 

1940 US Census: Luther J. Chapin, age 47 (b. MA) and employed as a postal carrier for the US Post Office, was heading a household at 44 Lewis Street in Manchester Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Marion Chapin, age 42 (b. CT), who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Dorothy Chapin, age 15 (b. CT) and single.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Luther J. Chapin married Marion W. (?) (b. abt 1898 in CT) and had the following daughter:

 

[1. M. Dorothy Chapin: Born about 1925 in Connecticut.

 

(b) Isavine/Isavene B. Damon: Born 27 June 1873 in Chesterfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

At age 37 Alvin D. Damon married (2nd), as her 1st husband, Lillian "Lilla" J. Campbell (b. abt 1863 in Warwick Twp, Franklin Co., MA), age 21, daughter of Henry B. and Martha B. (?) Campbell, on 2 September 1884 (intent recorded 30 Aug 1884 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA) and had the following children:

 

(c) Isadore L./C. Damon: (female) Born 3 May 1888 in Massachusetts.

 

(d) Alvin Dexter Damon, Jr.: Born 29 September 1890 in Erving Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 22 October 1893, age 3 years and 23 days from complications of cholera infantum.

 

(e) Cora Alice Damon: Born 15 March 1893 in Erving Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 18 November 1897, age 4 years, 8 months, and 3 days from complications of putrid diphtheria.

 

(f) Henry Lewis Damon: Born 2 April 1896 in Erving Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  No record found past 1910.

 

(2) Isadore Damon: (female) Born April 1854 in Chesterfield Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Henry Smith, age 64 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Deerfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his personal property was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Patty C. Smith, age 65 (b. MA); perhaps daughter, Sarah J. Smith, age 28 (b. MA) and employed as a dress maker; Joel Cranson, age 27 (b. MA) and employed as a house painter; Joel's wife, Isadore Cranson, age 24 (b. MA); and Fannie Gage, age 14 (b. MA), with no occupation recorded.

 

1880 US Census: Joel J. Cranson, age 40 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a house painter, was heading a household in Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Isadore Cranson, age 27 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and boarder, Joshua  Vincent, age 50 (b. MA; parents b. MA), married, and employed as a musical instrument agent.  Of interest, the household headed by Isadore's brother, Oscar J. Damon, age 27, was enumerated 2 doors away.

 

1900 US Census: Joel Cranston, age 60 (b. Feb 1840 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter and paper hanger, was heading a household at 41 Davis Street in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 31 years, Isadore A. Cranston, age 46 (b. Apr 1854 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 2 children who were no longer alive; and nephew, Edgar G. Cranston, age 42 (b. 1857 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a painter and paper hanger.

 

1910 US Census: Joel J. Cranson, age 68 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a painter and paper hanger, was heading a household at 41 Davis Street in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 40 years, Isadore A. Cranson, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had had no children; and nephew, Edgar T. Cranson, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a painter and paper hanger.

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: No record foung.

 

At age 15, while a resident of Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Isadore Damon married (1st), as his 2nd wife, Joel J. Cranson (b. Feb 1840 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA), age 27 of Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, son of Forrest and Lucy (?) Cranson, on 19 October 1867 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and had 2 children, who died young.

 

(3) John Oscar Damon "Oscar": Born 5 March 1854 in Hawley Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; baptized Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 April 1892, age 38, in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Village Hill Cemetery, Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Joshua Cranson, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Deerfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Adeline Cranson, age 41 (b. MA); daughter, Euretta L. Cranson, age 25 (b. MA); son, Milfred J. Cranson, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer; son, Harland H. Cranson, age 18 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer; son, Alvin R. Cranson, age 16 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer; daughter, Vesta M. Cranson, age 14 (b. MA); son, Albion Cranson, age 7 (b. MA); son, Eugene L. Cranson, age 4 (b. MA); and daughter, Alice L. Cranson, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Oscar J. Damon, age 27 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Euretta L. Damon, age 34 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and daughter, Inez F. Damon, age 5 months (b. Dec 1879 in MA).

 

1900 US Census: Ernetta Damon, age 55 (b. May 1845 in MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 11 Third Avenue in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She had had 1 child, still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Inez F. Damon, age 20 (b. Dec 1879 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and in school; and adopted son, Forrest E. Damon, age 14 (b. Feb 1886 in MA) and in school.

 

1910 US Census: Inez F. Damon, age 30 (b. MA), single, and employed as a music teacher, was heading a household on North Chestnut Street in the Village of New Paltz, New Paltz Township, Ulster County, New York.  The household also included her mother, Euretta L. Damon, age 64 (b. MA) and widowed, who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Euretta L. Damon, age 74 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 834 Union Street in the City of Schenectady, Schenectady Township, Schenectady County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Inez Field Damon, age 30 [should be 40] (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as Supervisor of Music for public school.

 

1930 US Census: Euretta L. Damon, age 85 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 256 Gibson Street in the City of Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, Inez F. Damon, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as Director of Music for the State Education Department; and maid, Eliz A. Burroughs, age 56 (b. England; parents b. England) and widowed, who immigrated to the US in 1874 (subsequently naturalized) and married 1st at age 25. 

 

At age 23 Oscar Damon of Buckland, who was employed as an attendant, Massachusetts married Euretta L. Cranson (b. May 1845 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1930; interred with Oscar), age 32, of Buckland, and daughter of Joshua and Lydia (?) Cranson, on 18 August 1877 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts (also recorded in Shelburne Twp, Franklin Co., MA) and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Inez Field Damon: Born 20 December 1879 in Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 February 1964, age 85, in Massachusetts; interred Village Hill Cemetery, Williamsburg, Massachusetts where she shares a gravestone with her parents.  Resided with her mother.  In 1929 took a trip to Europe, returning to New York City from Havre on 25 August aboard the S. S. Carmania.  In 1932 again traveled to Europe, returning to New York City from Southhampton on 27 August aboard the S. S. Bremen.  Never married.

 

Oscar and Euretta Damon adopted the following son:

 

(b) Forrest Erskine Damon: (adopted) Born 27 February 1886 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His birth father was born in Massachusetts, and his birth mother was born in Ireland.  Married Florida C. (?) (b. abt 1900 in Canada) and resided at 1 Naples Avenue, Pittsfield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: No record found.

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: Forest E. Damon, age 44 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a car repairman for the railroad, was heading a household at 99 Plunket Street in the City of Pittsfield, Pittsfield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 35.  The household also included his wife, Florida C. Damon, age 30 (b. French-speaking Canada; parents b. French-speaking Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1921 (subsequently naturalized) and married 1st at age 21; ; son, Forest J. Damon, Jr., age 3 years and 9 months (b. MA); boarder, Charles A. Wrisley, age 39 (b. MA); and boarder, Yvonne H. Cyr, age 28 (b. Canada).

 

1940 US Census: Forest Damon, age 54 (b. MA) and employed as a car repairer for the steam railroad, was heading a household at 1 Parkside Avenue in the City of Pittsfield, Pittsfield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Florita Damon, age 40 (b. French-speaking Canada), who had completed 1 year of high school; and son, Forrest Damon, age 13 (b. MA), who had completed 7th grade.  They resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

Forrest E. Damon married Florita/Florida C. (?) (b. abt 1900 in Canada) and had the following son:

 

[1. Forrest J. Damon: Born about 1886 in Massachusetts.

 

At age 45 Lovina (Field)(Kent) Damon, of Great Barrington Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, married (3rd), as his 3rd wife, William M. Bull (b. abt 1811 in Kent Twp, Litchfield Co., CT), age 60, son of Isaac and Olive (?) Bull of Sheffield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, on 14 March 1871 at Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  William was employed as a blacksmith.

 

1855 MA Census: Wm M. Bull, age 44 (b. CT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Sheffield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Jane Bull, age 41 (b. MA); daughter, Lucy Bull, age 18 (b. CT); and daughter, Jane Bull, age 9 (b. MA).

 

1860 US Census: William M. Bull, age 49 (b. CT) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Sheffield Township (Ashly Falls Post Office), Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $200, and his personal property was valued at $100.  The household also included Lucy Ball, age 23 (b. CT), spinster; and Jane M. Ball, age 13 (b. MA). [William was enumerated on the census page before the page containing Lucy and Jane, so the surname spelling discrepancy is probably a transcription error from one page to another.]

 

1870 US Census: William Bull, age 57 (b. CT) and employed in the express business, was heading a household in Sheffield Township (Sheffield Post Office), Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Phebe Bull, age 43 (b. NYS).

 

1880 US Census: William Bull, age 69 (b. Ct; parents b. CT), married, and employed as a farmer, was heading a one-person household in Sheffield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  No record of a wife. [His 3rd wife, Lovina, died in 1877.]

 

(e. Lydia J. Field: Born in 1828.  Died after 1855 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(f. Sarah Field: Born 1830 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died age 3 months.

 

(g. John Lucky Field: Born 22 March 1832 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 14/9 March 1853; interred there in Bridge Street Cemetery.  Never married.

 

(h. Charles Field: Born 1 March 1834 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died at the battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.  At age 22 settled in Michigan.  Married (?) and had 3 children.

 

1860 US Census: Of possible interest, a C. H. Fields, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Camden Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and his personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included Mary Fields, age 20 (b. OH); and David Fields, age 21 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer.  No children enumerated.

 

(i. Lydia Judd Field: Born 24 August 1835 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 1921.

 

1855 MA Census: William Guilford, age 43 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Williamsburg Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Philinda Guilford, age 42 (b. NH); son, Austin Guilford, age 21 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; son, Willis Guilford, age 19 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; son, Chauncey Guilford, age 17 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; son, Harris Guilford, age 13 (b. MA); and Versal Guilford, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer.

 

1860 US Census: Austin Guilford, age 26 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $2,500, and his personal property was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Guilford, age 24 (b. MA); Sally Loomis, age 25 (b. MA); and Leander Danes, age 17 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Austin Gilford, age 36 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his personal property was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Gilford, age 35 (b. MA); son, Frank Gilford, age 9 (b. MA); daughter, Ella Gilford, age 6 (b. MA); Wallace Gilford, age 4 (b. MA); Malon Snivele, age 15 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer; and Carrie Bell, age 13 (b. MA) and employed as a domestic servant.

 

1880 US Census: Austin Guilford, age 46 (b. Williamsburg, MA; father b. Williamsburg, MA; mother b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Lydia J. Guilford, age 44 (b. Northampton, MA; father b. Whately, MA; mother b. Buckland, MA); son, Frank F. Guilford, age 19 (b. Northampton, MA), single, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Nellie M. Guilford, age 16 (b. Northampton, MA); and son, Wallace A. Guilford, age 14 (b. Northampton, MA).

 

1900 US Census: Austin Guilford, age 66 (b. Mar 1834 in MA; parents b. MA), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 42 years, Lydia J. Guilford, age 65 (b. Aug 1834 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Frank F. Guilford, age 39 (b. Feb 1861 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a policeman, who had been married 16 years; daughter-in-law, Carrie M. Guilford, age 38 (b. Feb 1862 in ME; parents b. ME), who had been married 16 years and had had 2 children, both still alive; granddaughter, Marion E. Guilford, age 14 (b. Apr 1886 in MA) and single; and grandson, Howard A. Guilford, age 12 (b. Mar 1888 in MA) and single.

 

1910 and 1920 US Censuses: Lydia Guilford, ages 74 and 84, respectively, and widowed, resided in the household headed by her son, Frank F. Guilford, in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. (see below)

 

Lydia Field married Austin Guilford (b. 22 Mar 1834 in Williamsburg Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 11 Sep 1904 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA; interred Bridge Street Cem., Northampton, MA), son of William and Philinda (Brown) Guilford, on 27 April 1857 (intent recorded 23 Apr 1857) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and had the following children.

 

(1) Frank Fowler Guilford: Born 22 February 1861 (gravestone says b. 1862) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; baptized there.  Died there 8 October 1923.

 

1880 US Census: David Coffin, age 48 (b. ME; parents b. ME) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Lovell Township, Oxford County, Maine.  The household also included his wife, Octavia Coffin, age 43 (b. ME; parents b. ME); daughter, Carrie M. Coffin, age 18 (b. ME); and daughter, May E. Coffin, age 13 (b. ME).

 

1900 US Census: Frank F. Guilford, age 39 (b. Feb 1861 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a policeman resided with his family in the household headed by his father at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Carrie M. Guilford, age 38; daughter, Marion E. Guilford, age 14; and son, Howard A. Guilford, age 12 (see above).

 

1910 US Census: Frank F. Guilford, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Carrie M. Guilford, age 48 (b. ME; parents b. ME), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Marian E. Guilford, age 24 (b. MA), single, and employed as a cashier in a department store; and mother, Lydia Guilford, age 74 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, who had had 3 children, all still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Frank F. Guilford, age 58 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a special policeman for the City, was heading a household at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Carrie Guilford, age 57 (b. ME; parents b. ME); and mother, Lydia J. Guilford, age 84 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed.

 

1930 US Census: Carrie M. Guilford, age 68 (b. ME; parents b. ME), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Her residence was valued at $6,500.  The household also included roomer Beatrice M. Goller, age 21 (b. MA; father b. Germany; mother b. MA), single, and employed as a maid for a private family.

 

At age 23 Frank Guilford married Caroline "Carrie" M. Coffin (b. 4 Feb 1862 in the Village of Civil, Lovell Twp, Oxford Co., ME, d. 1937; interred Bridge Street Cem., Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), age 22, daughter of David and Octavia (Warren) Coffin, on 26 April 1884 in Hartford County, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(a) Marion Eleanor Guilford "Eleanor": (do not confuse with her aunt, below) Born April 1886 in Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Marion E. Guilford, age 14 (b. Apr 1886 in MA) and single, resided with her parents in the household headed by her grandfather, Austin Guilford, at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Marian E. Guilford, age 24 (b. MA), single, and employed as a cashier in a department store, resided with her parents at 119 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Fred A. Keith, age 41 (b. ME; parents b. ME) and employed as a blacksmith doing shop work, was heading a household in Poland Township, Androscoggin County, Maine.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Lizzie M. Keith, age 41 (b. ME; parents b. ME), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Charles H. Keith, age 18 (b. ME), single, and perhaps employed in a bottling house; son, Warren F. Keith, age 12 (b. ME); and mother-in-law, Charlotte Wood, age 75 (b. Canada; parents b. Scotland) and widowed.

 

1920 US Census: Laura I. Becknell, age 58 (b. MO; father b. MO; mother b. TN), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 344 North Raymond Avenue in the City of Pasadena, Pasadena Township, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included lodger, Charles H. Keith, age 27 (b. ME) and employed as a cook in a hotel; and his wife, Eleanor M. Keith, age 33 (b. MA) and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Charles Keith, age 38 (b. ME; parents b. ME) and employed as a janitor for a gas company, was heading a household in the City of Inglewood, Inglewood Township, Los Angeles County, California.  He married 1st at age 26, and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, E. Marian Keith, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 32; and son, Charles Keith, Jr., age 7 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Eleanor M. Keith, age 53 (b. MA) and widowed, with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 1015 East Fairview Street in the City of Inglewood, Inglewood Township, Los Angeles County, California.  She had completed 3 years of high school.  The household also included her son, Charles H. Keith, age 17 (b. CA) and single, who had completed 2 years of high school and had no occupation recorded.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 32 Eleanor M. Guilford of Northampton, Massachusetts married Charles Harlow Keith (b. 26 Mar 1892 in Poland Twp, Androscoggin Co., ME, d. before 1940), age 26 of Ayer Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and son of Fred A. and Lizzie M. (Wood) Keith, on 3 February 1919 in the City of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  In June 1917 Charles was employed as Assistant Manager of an F. W. Woolworth store in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Eleanor and Charles had the following son:

 

[1. Charles Harlow Keith, Jr.: Born 17 May 1922 in Los Angeles County, California.  Died 9 September 1994 in Riverside County, California; interred Riverside National Cemetery.  Resided last at Weldon, Kern County, California.

 

(b) Austin Howard Guilford "Howard": Born 21 March 1888 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1934; included on same gravestone with his parents in Bridge Street Cemetery.  In June 1917 was employed as a farmer in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a wife and one child.

 

1910 US Census: Howard A. Guilford, age 22 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME) and employed as a fuel salesman, was heading a household on Third Street in the City of Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of less than 1 year, Hazel F. Guilford, age 19 (b. MN; father b. IL; mother b. IA), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: A. Howard Guilford, age 32 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME) and employed as a printer for a newspaper, was heading a household at 4720 Newton Avenue South in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, H. Flora Guilford, age 28 (b. MN; father b. IL; mother b. IA); son, H. Warren Guilford, age 8 (b. OR; father b. MA; mother b. MN); and cousin, E. Wallace Guilford, age 29 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. AL) and employed as a salesman for a rubber company.

 

1930 US Census: Howard A. Guilford, age 42 (b. MA; parents b. ME) and employed in the field of radio advertising, resided as a lodger in the household headed by Leander C. Bricker, age 79 (b. PA) on Sixth Street South in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  Howard married 1st at age 21 [abt 1909].  The household included, among several other lodgers, Howard's wife, Ella M. Guilford, age 33 (b. MN; father b. Germany; mother b. MN) and not employed, who married 1st at age 26.

 

Howard Guilford married (1st) Hazel Flora Hamlin (b. 1897 in MN) on 25 August 1909 and had the following son:

 

[1. Hamlin Warren Guilford "Warren H.": Born 9 July 1910 in Oregon.  Died 25 may 2000 in Hopkins Township, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

 

1940 US Census: Warren H. Guilford, age 29 (b. OR) and employed as owner of an oil station, was heading a household at 3956 Ewing Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He had complete 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Donna Guilford, age 21 (b. MN), who had completed 4 years of high school.  They both resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 32 Howard Guilford married (2nd) G. Leah Feldman (b. abt 1898 in Esthonia), age 23, daughter of Charles H. and Jeanice (Hannan) Feldman, on 19 March 1921 at Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

 

Howard Guilford married (3rd) Ella M. (?) (b. abt 1897 in MN) about 1923.

 

(2) Eleanor "Ella"/"Nellie" M. Guilford: Born 13 February 1864 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; baptized there.  Died there 2 April 1954, age 90; interred Spring Grove Cemetery, Florence Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Member, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

 

1870 US Census: George P. Bliss, age 39 (b. CT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Springport Township, Jackson County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $2,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Susan Bliss, age 27 (b. CT); son, Homer C. Bliss, age 2 (b. MI); and son, Alfred T. Bliss, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census:  No record found for Homer Bliss and his parents.

 

1900 US Census: Homer C. Bliss, age 32 (b. Apr 1868 in MI; parents b. CT) and employed as a bookkeeper, was heading a household at 9 Park Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Eleanor M. Bliss, age 36 (b. Feb 1864 in MA; parents b. MA), who had had no children.

 

1910 US Census: Homer Bliss, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. CT) and employed as bookkeeper for a silk mill, was heading a household at 9 Park Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 13 years, Nellie Bliss, age 46 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a substitute teacher, who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Homer C. Bliss, age 51 (b. MI) and employed as Secretary of the Nonotuck Silk Company, was heading a household at 9 Park Street in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Elenor M. Bliss, age 55 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Homer C. Bliss, age 62 (b. MI; parents b. CT) and employed as Mayor of the City of Florence, was heading a household at 9 Park Street in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 28, and his residence was valued at $7,500.  The household also included his wife, Eleanor Bliss, age 66 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who married 1st at age 32.

 

1940 US Census: Homer C. Bliss, age 71 (b. MI) and employed as Presided of a Saving Bank, was heading a household at 9 Park Street in the Village of Florence, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  On 1 April 1935 he resided in the same township.  The household also included his wife, Eleanor M. Bliss, age 76 (b. MA), who had completed 4 years of high school and resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Eleanor Guilford married Homer Crane Bliss (b. 30 Apr 1868 in Springport Twp, Jackson Co., MI, d. 20 Feb 1941 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire CO., MA; interred with Eleanor), son of George Porter and Susan Violet (Crane) Bliss, on 27 October 1896 in Northampton Township, Massachusetts.  Homer served as Mayor of Florence, Massachusetts from 1930 to 1934 (Great Depression years) and was President of Florence Savings Bank and Director of First National Bank of Florence, as well as Treasurer of the Corticelli Silk Company and other prominent offices and capacities in Florence.  No children.

 

(3) Wallace "Willie" A. Guilford: Born 13 November 1865 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; baptized there.  Died before 1920; shares gravestone (which says d. 1949) with his parents in Bridge Street Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Wallace A. Guilford, age 32 (b. Nov 1867 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a railroad fireman [boiler fire tender], was heading a household at 95 North Elm Street in the Village of Westfield, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 12 years, Mary C. Guilford, age 32 (b. Feb 1868 in IN; parents b. GA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Wallace E. Guilford, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in MA); and son, Elbert E. Guilford, age 9 (b. May 1891 in CO).

 

1910 US Census: Wallace A. Guilford, age 45 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a locomotive engineer, was heading a household at 83 North Elm Street in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  He had married once.  The household also included his wife of 21 years, Mary C. Guilford, age 44 (b. AL; parents b. GA), who had married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Wallace E. Guilford, age 20 (b. MA), single, and employed as a music teacher; and son, Elbert R. Guilford, age 18 (b. CO), single, and employed as a musician in an orchestra.

 

1920 US Census: Mary Guilford, age 53 (b. AL; father b. US; mother b. GA), widowed, and employed as matron of a rest room, was heading a one-person household at 13 Broad Street in the Village of Westfield, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Mary C. Guilford, age 64 (b. AL; father b. GA; mother b. NC) and employed as matron of the City Rest Room, was heading a household at 13 Broad Street in the City of Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  She married 1st at age 22.  The household also included her grandson, Francis E. Guilford, age 14 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and not employed.

 

At age 23 Wallace A. Guilford married Mary E. Jackson (b. Feb 1868 in AL/IN) of Attica, Logan Township, Fountain County, Indiana, age 24, daughter of B. and Martha (Pape) Jackson, on 30 September 1888 at Fountain, Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana and had the following children:

 

(a) Wallace Eugene Guilford: (note: birth record says Wallace A.; 1920 Census suggests Eugene Wallace) Born 11 August 1889 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: John F. Mercier, age 45 (b. MA; father b. French-speaking Canada; mother b. Ireland) and employed as a blacksmith with his own ship, was heading a household at 16 Highland Avenue in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Ella L. Mercier, age 45 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once and had had 6 children, all still alive; daughter, Ella F. Mercier, age 22 (b. MA), single, and employed as a cashier in an opera house; son, Fred Mercier, age 19 (b. MA), single, and employed as a blacksmith doing horse shoeing; son, Earl V. Mercier, age 17 (b. MA), single, and employed doing odd jobs; daughter, Catherine A. Mercier, age 17 (b. MA), single and employed as a cashier in a moving picture house; and daughter, Irene Mercier, age 14 (b. MA).

 

1917 (Jun) WWI Draft Registration: Wallace Eugene Guilford, age 26 (b. Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA) and employed as a farmer, resided at 4920 Newton Avenue South, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota and was employed in the City of Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He was married and had a dependent wife and one child.

 

1920 US Census: E. Wallace Guilford, age 29 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. AL), married, and employed as a salesman for a rubber company, resided in the household of his cousin, Howard A. Guilford, age 32 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. ME) and employed as a printer for a newspaper in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included Howard's family (see above).

 

1930 US Census: No record found.

 

At age 23 Wallace E. Guilford married Catherine A. Mercier (b. 16 Feb 1894/93 in Westfield Twp, MA), age 20, daughter of John Francis "Frank" and Ella Louisa (Blush)(Conway) Mercier (who m. 1st James H. Conway on 17 May 1883), on 18 August 1913 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts and had the following son:

 

[1. Francis "Stretch" Eugene Guilford: Born 15 January 1916 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 November 1988, age 72, in Springfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts; interred Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Francis E. Guilford, age 14 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and not employed, resided in the household headed by his grandmother, Mary C. Guilford, age 64 (b. AL) at 13 Broad Street in the City of Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (see above).

 

1930 US Census: Winfield M. Stevenson, age 34 (b. NJ; father b. NJ; mother b. PA) and employed as a building contractor, was heading a household on Montgomery Road in the City of Westfield, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Evelyn S. Stevenson, age 34 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, Harold Stevenson, age 15 (b. MA); daughter, Katherine Stevenson, age 13 (b. MA); daughter, Marion Stevenson, age 11 (b. MA); daughter, Helen Stevenson, age 8 (b. MA); and daughter, Ethel Stevenson, age 7 (b. MA).

 

Francis Guilford married Marion M. Stevenson (b. 10 Jul 1918 in Westfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA, d. there 21 May 2014, age 95; interred with Francis), daughter of Winfield M. and Evelyn S. (Moore) Stevenson, and had the following children:

 

[a. Susan J. Guilford: Married (?) Hiltbrand and resided in Massachusetts.

 

[1] Michael Hiltbrand.

 

[a] Shannon Hiltbrand.

 

[b] Krystal Hiltbrand.

 

[c] Cameron Hiltbrand.

 

[b. Deborah A. Guilford: Married (?) Ballard and resided in Massachusetts.

 

[1] Christopher Ballard: Married Lisa (?).

 

[a] Jackson Ballard.

 

[b] Ryan Ballard.

 

(b) Elbert Reginald Guilford: Born 2 May 1891 in the City of La Junta, Otero County, Colorado.  Died 1987; interred New Chester Cemetery, Grand Marsh, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Was an accomplished musician. 

 

1910 US Census: Elbert R. Guilford, age 18 (b. CO), single, and employed as a musician in an orchestra, resided with his parents in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (see above).

 

1917 (Jun) WWI Draft Registration: Elbert Reginald Guilford, age 28 (b. 2 May 1891 at La Junta, Otero Co., CO), single, and employed as a musician, resided at the N.H.D.V.S. (National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers) in Danville Township, Vermilion County, Illinois.  Had served 4 months in the Illinois Fifth Infantry Regiment, attaining the grade of corporal.

 

1920 US Census: Reginald E. Gilford, age 28 (b. CO; father b. MA; mother b. IN) and employed as a chiropractor in general practice was a lodger in the household headed by Kathryn Wetzler, age 49 (b. WI) at 199 23rd Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Minnesota.

 

1930 US Census: No record found.

 

1940 US Census: Elbert R. Guilford, age 48 (b. CO) and employed as a musician in a circus band, was heading a household at 1237 North Marshall Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Marie Guilford, age 41 (b. WI) and employed as a practical nurse in a private homes, who had completed 1 year of high school; and daughter, Kathleen Guilford, age 19 (b. IN), single, and employed as a nurse & maid in a private home, who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in Adams Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.

 

1942 WW II draft registration: Elbert Reginald Guilford, age 50 (b. LaJunta, CO) and married, resided in Adams Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Signed his name: "E.R. Guilford."

 

In 1940 Elbert was married to Marie (?) (b. 26 Apr 1898 in WI, d. 31 Jul 1979, age 81, in Adams Twp, Adams Co., WI; interred New Chester Cem., Grand Marsh, Adams Co., WI) and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Kathleen Guilford: Born about 1921 in Indiana.

 

(j. David Judd Field: Born 13 September 1837 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 5 March 1915, age 77 years, 5 months, 23 days, in Dickinson Hospital; interred there in Bridge Street Cemetery.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served in Company K of the 8th Ohio Infantry Regiment from 27 April 1861 to 30 March 1863 (1 yr, 11 mo, 3 days).

 

1865 MA Census: David J. Field, age 27 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Field, age 20 (b. MA); Jonathen Sherwin, age 83 (b. NH) and infirmed; and Calista Sherwin, age 65 (b. NH).

 

1870 US Census: David Field, age 32 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,500 and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Field, age 37 (b. MA); and daughter, Cora Field, age 3 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: David J. Field, age 42 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Field, age 34 (b. MA); daughter, Cora B. Field, age 13 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Ida E. Field, age 7 (b. MA); son, Arthur D. Field, age 4 (b. MA); and daughter, Bertha A. Field, age 2 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Calib Damon, age 65 (b. MA; parents b. MA) was enumerated next door.

 

1900 US Census: David J. Field, age 62 (b. Sep 1837 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household at 100 King Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 38 years, Sarah E. Field, age 54 [should be abt age 67; she was abt 5 yrs older than David] (b. Sep 1835 in MA); parents b. MA) and employed labeling ink boxes, who had had 6 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Ida E. Field, age 27 (b. Dec 1872 in MA) and single, with no occupation recorded; and daughter, Bertha A. Field, age 21 (b. Oct 1878 in MA) and single, with no occupation recorded.

 

1910 US Census: David G. Fields, age 72 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and not employed, was heading a household at 24 Crafts Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 48 years, Sarah E. Fields, age 64 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and not employed, who had been married once and had had 6 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Ida E. Fields, age 37 (b. MA) and single, who had her own income; son-in-law, Fredric Baillieul, age 36 (b. English-speaking Canada; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA) and employed as a clerk in a furniture store, who immigrated to the US in 1891 and had been married once; daughter, Bertha A. Baillieul, age 31 (b. MA) and married for 10 years, who had had 2 children, both still alive; grandson, Morberry B. Baillieul, age 7 (b. MA); and granddaughter, Gertrude R. F. Baillieul, age 4 (b. MA).

 

1920 US Census: Sarah E. Field, age 74 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a laborer for the Indelible Ink Company, was heading a household at 63 Masonic Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, Ida E. Field, age 47 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a laborer for the Indelible Ink Company.  Of interest, the household headed by her son-in-law, Fred A. Baillieul, was enumerated next door, also at 63 Masonic Street.

 

At age 24 David J. Field married Sarah E. Damon (b. Sep 1835 in Westhampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), age 17 of Worthington Township, Hampshire County, daughter of Caleb and Sarah (?) Damon, on 29 March 1862 in Worthington Township, Massachusetts.  In June 1915, 2 months after David's death, Sarah resided at 24 Crafts Avenue in the City of Northampton, Massachusetts.  David and Sarah had the following children:

 

(1) Cora B. Field: Born 1867 in Massachusetts.  Died 31 July 1881, age 14 years, 11 months, in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred there in Bridge Street Cemetery - shares gravestone with her parents.

 

(2) Frederick "Freddie" W. Field: Born 21 February 1870 in Southampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 29 July 1870, age 5 months; interred Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts - shares gravestone with his parents.

 

(3) Ida E. Field: Born December 1872 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Never married.

 

(4) Arthur D. Field: Born about 1876 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 February 1896, age 19, from complications of phthisis pulmonalis (tuberculosis).  Employed as a clerk.

 

(5) Bertha Augusta Field: Born 22 September 1878 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: Fred A. Baillieul, age 45 (b. Cape Breton, Canada; parents b. Cape Breton, Canada) and employed as a machinist for Smith College, was heading a household at 63 Masonic Street in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1892 and was still an alien.  The household also included his wife, Bertha A. Baillieul, age 41 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and daughter, Rita G. Field Baillieul, age 13 (b. MA) and single.  Of interest, the household headed by Bertha's mother, Sarah E. Field, age 74 (b. MA) was enumerated next door, apparently under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: Bertha A. Baillieul, age 51 (b. MA; parents b. MA), married, and not employed, was heading a household on Vernon Street in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She married 1st at age 21.  The household also included her daughter, Gertrude R. Colverd, age 24 (b. MA; father b. French-speaking Canada; mother b. MA), divorced, and not employed.  Of possible interest, the household headed by Bossie Greene, age 56 (b. VT; parents b. VT), divorced, and employed as a cook, was enumerated next door.  That household also included her son, Rolland Greene, age 28 (b. VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as fireman; and her daughter, Rose C. Greene, age 17 (b. VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a nursemaid.

 

1940 US Census: Bertha Bailieul, age 61 (b. US), widowed, and employed as a nurse in the nursing industry, was heading a household in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She had completed 9th grade, and her residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included her sister, Ida Field, age 67 (b. US), single, and employed as a house keeper; and daughter, Gertrude Green, age 34 (b. US), widowed, and employed as a cook in the family, who had some high school education.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 21 Bertha Field married Frederick "Fred" Albert Baillieul (b. Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada), son of John G. (b. 17 Sep 1872, d. 22 Jan 1933, age 60, at Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada) and Margaret (Duff) Baillieul (d. 31 May 1917, age 79, in Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada), on 14 June 1900 in Quincy Township, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.  Fred was employed as a painter.  Bertha and Fred had the following children:

 

(a) Norberry B. Baillieul: Born 1903 in Massachusetts.

 

1920 US Census: Seaman 2nd Class Norberry B. Baillieul, age 17 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA), a resident of 69? Masonic Street, Northampton, Massachusetts, and single, and employed as a sailor, was assigned to the U.S.S. Delaware stationed at Boston, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Norberry Baillieul, age 27 (b. MA; father b. US; mother b. ME) and employed as an automobile mechanic, was heading a household at 60 Green Wood Street in Auburn Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Baillieul, age 25 (b. MA; parents b. Sweden), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Shirley Baillieul, age 5 years and 7 months (b. MA); son, Laurence Baillieul, age 2 years and 4 months (b. MA); and son, Norman Baillieul, age 5 months (b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: No record found.

 

Norberry B. Baillieul married Ethel (?) (b. abt 1905 in MA) and had the following children:

 

[1. Shirley Baillieul: Born about 1924 in Massachusetts.

 

[2. Laurence Baillieul: Born about 1927 in Massachusetts.

 

[3. Norman Baillieul: Born about 1929 in Massachusetts.

 

(b) Gertrude Rita Field Baillieul "Rita": Born 13 March 1906 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 11 February 1976, age 70, in Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) (?) Colverd.  Married (2nd) (?) Greene; subsequently divorced.

 

(6) Frank E. Field: Born about June 1880.  Died 7 August 1880, age 2 months; interred Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts - shares gravestone with his parents.

 

Zenas Field, age 60, married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Cynthia (Tilson/Tilton) Luce, age 65, of Groton Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (intent recorded 13 October 1856 in Goshen Twp, Hampshire Co., MA).  Cynthia was the daughter of Salathiel/Solathue Tilson/Tilton.

 

Zenas Field of Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and employed as a farmer married (3rd) Sarah S. Colton of Conway, on 17 October 1863 in Conway Township.

 

Zenas Field married (4th) Anna C. Swerfel (b. abt 1820), daughter of Oswald/Oswold and Anna M. (Centum) Serfel, on 20 December 1869 (intent recorded 18 Dec 1869) in Monterey Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Arnold Drake: (Gay #608) Born 24 June 1798.  Died 25 May 1827, age 28 ("drowned while washing sheep in the pond, west of the plain.") in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred in cemetery near the Ashfield Baptist Church.  Married, as her 1st husband, Lucy Cross (b. 26 Feb 1806 in Rowe Twp, Franklin Co., MA (also seen: b. abt 1802), d. 21 Apr 1848, age 42, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Jude and Molly (Ware) Cross, on 25 April 1822 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  They resided there and had the following children:

 

(a. Austin Drake: Born 1 March 1824 in Ashfield/Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 February 1899, age 75, from complications of heart disease in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred there in Highland Cemetery.  Resided at Millers Falls, Montague Township for 25 years.  Initially employed as a farmer.  Was a coal dealer last.

 

1850 US Census: Austin Drake, age 25 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Asadiah Drake, age 21 (b. MA).

 

1855 MA Census: Austin Drake, age 30 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Hassidiah Drake, age 25 (b. MA); and son, Adelbert A. Drake, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1860 US Census: Austin Drake, age 25 [should be 35] (b. MA) and employed as a butcher, was heading a household in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,000, and his personal property was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Hesediah Drake, age 30 (b. MA); son, Adelpha Drake, age 6 (b. MA); and son, Edwd F. Drake, age 2 (b. MA).

 

1865 MA Census: Austin Drake, age 41 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Hepsabath Drake, age 36 (b. MA); son, Adelbert A. Drake, age 11 (b. MA); son, Eddie F. Drake, age 7 (b. MA); and son, George M. Drake, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Austin Drake, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,300, and his personal property was valued at $750.  The household also included his wife, Hassadiah Drake, age 41 (b. MA); son, Delbert A. Drake, age 17 (b. MA); son, Edward F. Drake, age 12 (b. MA); and son, Geo M. Drake, age 6 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Austin Drake, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Hesadian Drake, age 50 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and son, Geo M. Drake, age 16 (b. MA), single, and at school.

 

1900 US Census: Hasadish Drake, age 71 (b. Apr 1829 in MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a coal dealer, was heading a household in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  She had had 3 children, all still alive.  The household also included her son, Adelbert A. Drake, age 47 (b. Aug 1852 in MA), single, and employed as a teamster; son, Eddie F. Drake, age 42 (b. Oct 1857 in MA), single, and employed as a commercial traveler; and son, George M. Drake, age 36 (b. Jan 1864 in MA), single, and employed as a coal merchant.

 

At age 24 Austin Drake married Hassadiah Smith (b. 17 Apr 1830 in Ashfield Twp, d. 12 Jan 1907 at Millers Falls, Montague Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Austin), age 20, daughter of Ziba and Rebecca (Thayer) Smith of Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts, on 18 October/17 November 1849 and had the following children:

 

(1) Adelbert "Delbert" Augustin Drake: Born 16 August 1853 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 May 1906, age 52, from complications of apoplexy in the New England Sanitarium, Stoneham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; interred Millers Falls, Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Served in the US Navy.  Resided at Millers Falls, Massachusetts.  Employed last as a coal dealer.  Never married.

 

(2) Edward "Eddie" Franklin Drake: Born 3 October 1857 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Partnered with his father in the coal business; subsequently employed as a traveling salesman ("commercial traveler").  Perhaps never married.

 

1900 US Census: Eddie F. Drake, age 43 (b. Oct 1857 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a commercial traveler, resided in the household headed by his mother in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Of interest, there was also an Edward F. Drake, age 42 (b. Oct 1857 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a commercial traveler, boarding at 109 Court Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married 22 years.

 

1910 US Census: Of interest, there was an Edward F. Drake, age 52 (b. MA; parents b. MA), married, and employed as a commercial traveler in the Cutlery industry, who was an inmate in the Taunton, Massachusetts jail.  He had been married once, at age 21.

 

(3) George M. Drake: Born 21 January 1864 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 18 August 1905, age 41, from complications of inhaling illuminating gas, in Montague Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Millers Falls, Massachusetts.  Employed as a teamster.  Never married.

 

Note: D. H. Drake reported George's death.

 

(b. Arnold Drake, Jr.: Born 29 October 1826 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 December 1901, age 75 (senile/insane) in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Employed as a farmer.  Never married.

 

1880 US Census:

 

Following Arnold, Sr.'s early death, Lucy (Cross) Drake married (2nd), as his 1st wife, Jesse Edson (b. May 1799 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 26 Jun 1882, age 83 yrs, 1 mo, 16 days, from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage, son of Hayward "Howard" (b. 20 Jan 1777 in Ashfield, MA, d. there 9 May 1857) and Rhoda J. (Steele) Edson (b. 8 Aug 1778, m. 8 Feb 1796 in Ashfield Twp, MA, d. 27 Sep 1838), and had the following children:

 

(c. Mary Jane Edson: Born 7 November 1828 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 June 1912, age 83 years, 6 months, 17 days, from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage; interred there in Plain Cemetery.  Married Almon E. Bronson (b. 5 Oct 1830 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 30 Sep 1879, age 48 yrs, 11 mo, 25 days), son of Almon and Laura (Ames) Bronson, and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Cora B. Bronson: Born 16 June 1858 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 22 April 1912, age 53 years, 10 months, 6 days; interred there in Plain Cemetery.  Married Justin Ryland Carrier, son of Joseph Harvey and Caroline Martha (Davenport) Carrier, on 19 December 1888 and had the following children:

 

(a) Clinton Carrier: Born September 1891.

 

(b) Gladys Carrier: Born December 1897.

 

(d. Parney Maria Edson: Born 11 July 1830 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 1 December 1907, age 77 years, 4 months, and 20 days in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Chandler Bronson (b. 2 Sep 1826 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 26 Jun 1907, age 80 yrs, 9 mo), son of Almon and Laura (Ames) Bronson, and had the following children:

 

(1) Alice M. Bronson: Born 26 April 1850 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1 January 1939, age 88 years, 6 months, 22 days.  Married Darwin Allen Ranney (b. 8 Jun 1847 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 9 Jul 1927), son of James Allen and Henrietta H. (DeWolf) Ranney, about 1872 and had the following children:

 

(a) Harlan Cross Ranney: Born 13/18 August 1873 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 8 June 1960, age 86 years, 9 months, 20 days.  Employed as a farmer.  Never married.

 

(b) LeRoy Burdell Ranney: Born 21 October 1875 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there at home on 11 May 1954, age 78; interred there in Plain Cemetery.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Grace E. (Howes) Dunham (b. Mar 1877 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 7 Apr 1964 in Montague Twp, Franklin Co., MA, age 87 yrs, 1 mo, 3 days), daughter of Charles Frederick and Minnie C. (Hall) Howes, on 20 October 1902.  Grace married (1st) Wesley Dunham on 1 June 1899 at Ashfield, Massachusetts.

 

(c) Ethel M. Ranney: Born 25 February 1878 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27/28 October 1880, age 2 years, 8 months, and 2 days from complications of croup.

 

(2) Ella/Lilla I. Bronson: Born September 1852 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 12 April 1935, age 82 years, 7 months, and 4 days, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Julius S. Guilford (b. 1851 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 19 Sep 1886 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, age 35 yrs, 6 mo from complications of tuberculosis), son of Walter and Minerva (Amsden) Guilford, on 2 June 1877 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a) Rosie Minerva Guilford: Born 7 January 1878 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 February 1926 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, age 48 years, 1 months, and 12 days.  Married George E. Morton (b. 23 Jan 1872 in Conway Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 19 Nov 1953 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), son of John W. and Henrietta A. (Kingsley) Morton, on 8 September 1908 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

(b) Judson Walter Guilford: Born 13 November 1879 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died  there 18 July 1952, age 72 years, 8 months, and 5 days.  Married Lillian Barbara Amstein (b. 25 Jan 1880 in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 1931 in Amherst Twp, Hampshire Co., MA), daughter of Paul and Anna (Keller) Amstein, on 6 September 1905 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

(3) Lucy Melvina Bronson: Born 19 August 1855 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 17 September 1938, age 83 years and 28 days from complications of heart disease.  Married Ralph Stetson (b. 20 Sep 1851 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 8 Jan 1931, age 79 yrs 3 mo, 19 days, from complications of heart disease), son of Charles and Augusta Eliza (Griswold/Grinolds) Stetson, and had the following children:

 

(a) Amy R. Stetson: Born 17 August 1880 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 January 1979, age 89, in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township.  Married Harry Bates Eldridge (b. 12 Apr 1880 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 7 Jun 1967, age 87 yrs, 1 mo, 25 days; interred with Amy), son of Franklin "Frank" and Lovina (Bates) Eldridge, on 14 August 1908 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Gladys Maria Eldridge: Born 13 October 1917 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 October 2010 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Stanton Coy Kendrick (b. 1918 in Charlemont Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 12 Mar 1976 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA) of Shelburne Falls, Hampshire County Massachusetts, son of John Harold and Amy Christine (Tanner) Kendrick, on 11 October 1947 in Ashfield Township.  Married (2nd) Merton Elijah Howes (b. 1913, d. 2001) about 1977.

 

(b) Electa Celia Stetson: Born 26 July 1883 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 February 1976, age 93, in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Married Howard Henry Pease (b. 1886, d. 1965; interred with Electa) and had the following children:

 

[1. Clifton E. Pease: Born 23 October 1916 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 January 2009, age 92, in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Helen Irene (Gloyd) Ward (b. 21 Mar 1910 in Plainfield Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 4 Aug 1981 in Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA), daughter of Joseph A. and Clara A. (Dunham) Gloyd.  Helen had married (1st) Charles Ward on 25 July 1928 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

[2. Ralph S. Pease: Born 16 December 1920 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 August 2005, age 84, in Holyoke Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Married Lucille Meserve Currie (b. 11 Mar 1925 in Cornish Twp, York Co., ME, d. 11 Jun 2011 in Charlton Twp, Worcester Co., MA), daughter of Howard E. and Marion (Pugsley) Meserve, on 24 December 1947 in Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

(4) Rosa "Rosie" M. Bronson: Born 9 November 1857 (also seen: b. Jan 1857) in Ashfield Township, Franklin County Massachusetts.  Died there 25 March 1877, age 19 years, 2 months, 16 days from complications of pulmonary consumption.

 

(5) Perley Chandler Bronson: Born 30 April 1869 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 15 February 1952 in Buckland Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Nellie/Nettie Estella Russell (b. 1874 in Hadley Twp, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 7 Feb 1898, age 24 yrs, 6 mos (2 wks after birth of daughter, Nettie), in Buckland Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred with Perley) and had the following children:

 

(a) Cara Estella Bronson: Born 10 August 1893.  Married Myron Jones.

 

(b) Nettie Russell Bronson: Born 17 January 1898.  Married Ray Hutchinson.

 

(c) Harold Bronson.

 

Perley Bronson married (2nd) Edith M. Wiley (b. 11 Jul 1875 in Whitingham Twp, Windham Co., VT, d. 30 Dec 1963, age 88, in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA; interred Plain Cem., Ashfield Twp, MA), daughter of James Dunn and Mary Lucy (Wood) Wiley, on 28 June 1930.

 

(e. Electa Caroline Edson: Born 18 May 1832 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 15 July 1906, age 74 years, 1 month, and 27 days.  Married Joshua Hall (b. 14 Sep 1824 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 26 Apr 1910, age 85 yrs, 7 mo from complications of heart disease), son of Lot and Sally (Jepson) Hall, on 1 May 1851 in Greenfield Townshp, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1) Abbott Lawrence Hall: Born 22 March 1852 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 29 December 1895; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield, Massachusetts.  Married Sarah W. Cook (b. 27 Jul 1854 in NY City (Manhattan), d. 15 Dec 1941 in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA), adopted daughter of Moses and Minerva (Howes) Cook, on 2 June 1875 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

(2) Lucy F. Hall: Born 25 October 1853 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 15 April 1854, age 5 months and 20 days; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield, Massachusetts.

 

(f. Celia Ann Edson: Born 20 March 1834 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 9 October 1882, age 48 years, 6 months, and 18 days, from complications of tuberculosis; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Never married.

 

(g. Laura Lucretia Edson: Born 8 May 1836 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 30 June 1933 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1860 US Census: John Seldon, age 28 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His personal property was valued at $250.  The household also included his wife, Laura Selden, age 24 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Asarelah Sears, age 80 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included his son, Edwin Sears, age 38 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, whose real estate was valued at $500 and his personal property was valued at $3,400; Edwin's wife, Laura E. Sears, age 34 (b. MA); daughter, Hannah M. Sears, age 6 (b. MA); Edward E. Sears, age 4 (b. MA); son, Vinton A. Sears, age 2 (b. MA); step-son, Jonny L. Seldon, age 9 (b. MA); Edwin L. Thayer, age 17 (b. MA), with no occupation recorded; and sister-in-law, Celia Edson, age 36 (b. MA) and employed as a seamstress.

 

1880 US Census: Edwin Sears, age 48 (b. MA; parents b.MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Laura Sears, age 44 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Hannah Sears, age 16 (b. MA); son, Edward E. Sears, age 14 (b. MA); son, Vinton A. Sears, age 12 (b. MA); son, Arthur E. Sears, age 8 (b. MA); son, Herman D. Sears, age 7 (b. MA); son, Fred B. Sears, age 3 (b. MA); daughter, Lillian B. Sears, age 9 months (b. Sep 1879 in MA); and aunt, Abagail Warren, age 87 (b. MA; parents b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Laura E. Sears, age 64 (b. May 1836 in MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a housekeeper, was heading a household at 83 West Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her son, Arthur Sears, age 28 (b. Feb 1872 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a chemist; daughter, Blanche Sears, age 20 (b. Sep 1879 in MA; parents b. MA), single, and in school; servant, Emma Smith, age 50 (b. May 1850 in MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed doing house work; boarder, Floyd Raymer, age 27 (b. Aug 1872 in NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a commercial traveler; boarder, William R. Callender, age 54 (b. Jul 1845 in MA; parents b. MA) and married for 24 years, who was employed as a clergyman; and boarder, James Strong, age 40 (b. May 1860 in NYS; father b. ME; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a commercial traveler.

 

1910 US Census: Laura E. Sears, age 73 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 83 West Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She had had 9 children, 8 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Blanche E. Sears, age 29 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a proof reader for a publishing house.

 

1920 US Census: Laura E. Sears, age 83 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and widowed, was heading a household at 83 West Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her daughter, L. Blanche Sears, age 40 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a proof reader for a gazette office.

 

1930 US Census: Laura E. Sears, age 93 (b. MA; parents  b. MA) and widowed, was heading a household at 83 West Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Her residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included her daughter, H. May Sears, age 65 (b. MA), single, and not employed; daughter, Blanche L. Sears, age 50 (b. MA), single, and employed as a nurse; and lodger, Ellen A. Nach, age 76 (b. MA) and employed as a servant. 

 

Laura Edson married (1st) John E. Seldon (b. Mar 1837 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. there 26 Jul 1861, age 24 yrs, 4 mo, 1 day from complications of consumption), son of Jesse and Deborah (Gurney) Seldon, on 1 January 1860 in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following son:

 

(1) John Lincoln Seldon I: Born 4 March 1861 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 January 1929 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: John Selden, age 39 (b. Mar 1861 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a janitor, was heading a household at 81 West Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Lena Selden, age 30 (b. Oct 1869 in Ireland; parents b. Ireland), who immigrated to the US in 1870 and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Lincold Selden, age 10 (b. Sep 1890 in MA); daughter, Ruth Selden, age 8 (b. Apr 1892 in MA); and boarder, Bertha Gault, age 32 (b. May 1868 in OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a librarian. 

 

1910 US Census: John L. Selden, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a school janitor, was heading a household at 6 Ahwaga Avenue in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Lena Selden, age 38 (b. MA; parents b. Ireland), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, John L. Selden, age 19 (b. MA), single, and employed as a musician in an orchestra; and daughter, Ruth Selden, age 17 (b. MA) and single.  Of interest, the household headed by his mother, Laura E. Sears, age 73, was enumerated directly before him, and the household headed by his brother, Frederick B. Sears, age 33, was enumerated after him.

 

John Seldon married Lena Fagan (b. 12 Oct 1868 in Ireland, d. 10 May 1927 in Springfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA; interred with John), daughter of John and Ellen (Costellow) Fegan, on 22 November 1889 in Northampton Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a) John Lincoln Seldon II: Born 21 September 1890 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 30 June 1971 at Boston, Massachusetts.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: John Lincoln Seldon, age 26 (b. 21 Sep 1891 in Northampton Twp, Hampshire Co., MA) and employed as an agriculture instructor at Bristol High School, resided in Bristol Township, Addison County, Vermont.

 

1920 US Census: John L. Seldon, age 29 (b. MA; father b. US; mother b. MA) and employed as a high school principal, was heading a household on South Street in Bristol Township, Addison County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife, Marjorie Seldon, age 29 (b. VT; parents b. VT).

 

1930 US Census: John L. Selden, age 39 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as supervising principal of a public school, was heading a household on Garfield Street in the Village of Bristol, Bristol Township, Addison County, Vermont.  He married 1st at age 27, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Marjorie L. Selden, age 35 (b. VT; parents b. VT), who married 1st at age 22; daughter, Margurite L. Selden, age 9 (b. VT); and son, John L. Selden, age 5 (b. VT).

 

John Lincoln Seldon II married Marjorie Ruth Lee (b. Cornwall Twp, Addison Co., VT), daughter of Edward (b. Worcester, MA) and Flora (Foote) Lee (b. Cornwall, VT), on 29 November 1917 in Bristol Township, Addison County, Vermont and had the following children:

 

[1. Margurite L. Seldon: Born about 1921 in Vermont.

 

[2. John Lincoln Seldon III: Born about 1925 at Vergennes, Addison County, Vermont.  Employed as a school teacher.  At age 27 married Pauline Perry, on 14 October 1951 in Bristol Township, Addison County, Vermont.

 

(b) Florence Ruth Seldon "Ruth": Born 7 April 1893 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Willie H. Griswold, age 55 (b. VT; father b. NH; mother b.VT), who had his own income, was heading a household at 28 School Street in the Village of Bellows Falls, Rockingham Township, Windham County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Alice E. Griswold, age 55 (b. VT; parents b. NH), who had had 5 children, 4 of whom were still alive; step-daughter, Lucy J. Barker, age 31 (b. VT) and single; step-son, William B. Barker, age 27 (b. VT), single, and employed as a bookkeeper for an express office; son, Stanley G. Griswold, age 21 (b. VT), single, and employed as a bookkeeper; and son, Raymond H. Griswold, age 15 (b. VT) and single.

 

1920 US Census: Stanley G. Griswold, age 31 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and employed as caretaker of a private estate, was heading a household at 10 Atkinson Street in the Village of Bellows Falls, Rockingham Township, Windham County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife, Ruth Griswold, age 26 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and daughter, Jane Griswold, age 2 (b. VT).

 

1930 US Census: Ruth S. Griswald, age 37 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. Ireland), married, and not employed, was heading a household at 81 Prospect Street in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  No record found for her husband; perhaps separated.  The household also included her daughter, Jane Griswald, age 12 (b. VT; father b. VT; mother b. MA); and daughter, Ann Griswald, age 9 (b. VT; father b. VT; mother b. MA).

 

1940 US Census: Ruth S. Griswold, age 47 (b. MA), divorced, and employed as a bookkeeper, was heading a household at 51 Henshaw Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She had completed 4 years of college.  The household also included her daughter, Jane Griswold, age 22 (b. VT), single, and not employed, who had completed 3 years of college; and daughter, Ann Griswold, age 19 (b. VT), single, and not employed, who had completed 4 years of high school; they resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

1940 US Census: Lucy J. Barker, age 62 (b. VT), was heading a household at 28 School Street in the Village of Bellows Falls, Rockingham Township, Windham County, Vermont.  She had completed 4 years of high school, and her residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included Stanley Griswold, age 50 (b. VT) and employed as an insurance agent, who had completed 1 year of college; Anna Harris, age 67 (b. VT) and widowed, who had completed 4 years of high school; and Ann Harris, age 9 (b. NJ).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 23 Florence married Stanley George Griswold (b. 20 Dec 1888 at Bellows Falls, VT, d. there 7 Jul 1957), age 27, son of Willis H. and Alice E. (Amidon) Griswold, on 28 June 1916 in Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; subsequently divorced.  Florence and Stanley had the following children:

 

[1. Jane Griswold: Born 11 October 1917 at Bellows Falls, Rockingham Township, Vermont.

 

[2. Ann Griswold: Born 20 March 1921 at Bellows Falls, Rockingham Township, Windham County, Vermont.  Died 17 August 2013, age 92, at Greensboro, North Carolina.  Married Arthur Cooley Mensel and had the following children:

 

[a. David Mensel: Married Anne (?).

 

[b. Diane Mensel: Married Jeffery Evans.

 

[c. Robert Mensel: Married Donna (?).

 

[d. Susan Mensel: Married Jeff Gardiner.

 

Laura (Edson) Seldon married (2nd) Edwin Sears (b. 17 Apr 1832 in Ashfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 20 May 1883, age 51), son of Asarelah (b. 1789, d. 1875) and Hannah/Anna Taylor (Maynard) Sears (b. 1794), on 20 June 1863 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(2) Hannah Maynard Sears "May": Born 11 April 1864 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 8 December 1949 in Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Resided at Horthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Never married.

 

(3) Edward Ewing Sears: Born 9 May 1866 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 1925 in California.  In 1908 resided on Main Street in Nevada, California.

 

1910 US Census: E. Edward Sears, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a teacher for a university, was heading a household at 2055 Erone? Street in the City of Oakland, Oakland Township, Alameda County, California.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, M. Eleanor Sears, age 33 (b. CA; parents b. Ere), who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and son, B. Edward Sears, age 1 (b. CA).

 

1920 US Census: Edward E. Sears, age 53 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a clerk in a creamery, was heading a household at 2769 Telegraph Avenue in the City of Oakland, Oakland Township, Alameda County, California.  The household also included his wife, Eleanore Sears, age 42 (b. CA; parents b. Ireland); and son, Edward B. Sears, age 10 (b. CA).

 

1930 US Census: Eleanor M. Sears, age 45 (b. CA; parents b. N. Ireland), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 5411 College Avenue in the City of Oakland, Oakland Township, Alameda County, California.  The household also included her son, Edward B. Sears, age 21 (b. CA; father b. MA; mother b. CA), single, and employed as a bookkeeper for a variety store.

 

At age 40 Edward Sears married Eleanor M. Buchanan (b. abt 1878 in CA), age 31, on 14 April 1908 in Sonoma County, California and had the following son:

 

(a) Edward Buchanan Sears: Born 17 March 1909 in California.  Died 5 February 1953 in Alameda County, California.

 

(4) Vinton Azarelah Sears: (male) Born April 1868 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Venton Sears, age 32 (b. Apr 1868 in MA; parents  b. MA), single, and employed as a stock broker, resided as a lodger in the household headed by L. M. Stevens, age 45 (b. Sep 1853 in ME; parents b. ME) and single, in the City of Boston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Vinton A. Sears, age 42 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a broker of stocks and bonds, was heading a household at 221 Lowell Street in Arlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Frances O. Sears, age 33 (b. MA), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Olive Sears, age 5 (b. MA; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MA); son, Edsom Sears, age 3 (b. MA); son, Maynard Sears, age 2 (b. MA); and Lola Somerville, age 17 (b. NC; parents b. NC) and employed as a servant.

 

1920 US Census: Vinton A. Sears, age 49 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a sales manager in a department store, was heading a household at 9 Bond Street in the City of Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his daughter, Olive Sears, age 15 (b. MA) and single; son, Vinton E. Sears, age 13 (b. MA); son, Maynard Sears, age 11 (b. MA); and son, George F. Sears, age 8 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Vinton A. Sears, age 62 (b. MA; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as proprietor of a brokerage, was heading a household at 324 St. Paul Street in Brookline Township, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.  No age given for his 1st marriage.  The household also included his son, Maynard Sears, age 22 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a clerk in a brokerage; son, George E. Sears, age 18 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and not employed; and Mary Stuart, age 45 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a servant for a private family, who immigrated to the US in 1885 and was still an alien.

 

At age 35 Vinton Sears married Frances Loranah Olive (b. 12 Nov 1876 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there 15 Jul 1914, age 37 yrs, 8 mos., 3 days, from complications of cancer; interred Cambridge Cem., Cambridge, MA), age 26, daughter of George M. (b. New Brunswick, Canada) and Anne/Annie L. W. (Maynard) Olive (b. Cambridge, MA), on 30 June 1903 at Cambridge and had the following children:

 

(a) Olive L. Sears: Born 5 May 1904 at Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Olive L. Sears, age 26 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a stenographer in the shoe industry, resided as a lodger in the household headed by George E. Curtis, age 86 (b. MA) at 123 Main Street in the City of Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

 

(b) Vinton Edson Sears: Born 5 June 1906 in Arlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(c) Maynard Sears: Born 11 December 1907 in Arlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 January 2000 in Ruskin Township, Hillsborough County, Florida.

 

1910 US Census: Oral S. Batchelder, age 34 (b. NH; parents b. NH) and employed as a machinist in a machine shop, was heading a household at 981 Union Avenue in the City of Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire.  He had been married twice. The household also included his wife of 5 years, Addie M. Batchelder, age 33 (b. NH; parents b. NH), who had been married once and had had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive; daughter, Althea Batchelder, age 10 (b. NH); son, Roscoe D. Batchelder, age 8 (b. NH); and daughter, Katherine F. Batchelder, age 2 (b. NH).

 

1920 US Census: Sidney B. French, age 57 (b. NH; parents b. NH) and employed as foreman of a machine shop, was heading a household at 448 Union Avenue in the city of Laconia, Lakeport Township, Belknap County, New Hampshire.  The household also included his wife, Clara C. French, age 45 (b. NH; parents b. NH); brother-in-law, Oral S. Batchelder, age 44 (b. NH; parents b. NH) and employed as manager of a public garage; sister-in-law, Addie M. Batchelder, age 43 (b. NH; parents b. NH); nephew-in-law, Roscoe D. Batchelder, age 17 (b. NH) and employed as a laborer for a lumber company; niece-in-law, Katherine F. Batchelder, age 11 (b. NH).

 

1940 US Census: Maynard Sears, age 32 (b. MA) and employed as a salesman in the advertising department of a radio station, was heading a household at 17 Puritan Street in Arlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  His residence was valued at $6,000.  He had completed 3 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Katherine B. Sears, age 32 (b. NH) and employed as a program director for a radio station, who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Kenneth B. Sears, age 5 (b. NH).  On 1 April 1935 Maynard resided at Brookline, MA; Katherine resided at Boston, MA; and Kenneth resided at Concord, MA.

 

Maynard Sears married Katherine "Kay" Frances Batchelder (b. 25 Mar 1908 at Laconia, Belknap Co., NH, d. May 1999 at Sun City Center, FL; cremated remains interred Bayside Cem., Laconia, Belknap Co., NH), daughter of Oral S. and Addie M. (?) Batchelder, and had the following son:

 

[1. Kenneth "Ken" B. Sears: Born 6 November 1934 at Concord, New Hampshire.  Died 15 December 1992, age 58, at Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Married Judith C. (?) and had the following children:

 

[a. Kathy Sears: Married (?) Hinkle.

 

[b. Sandie Sears: Married (?) Schoenborn.

 

[c. Cheri Sears: Married (?) Le Tempt.

 

[d. Terry Sears: (female) Married (?) Smith.

 

[e. Pattie Sears: Married (?) Hughes.

 

[f. Edie Sears: (female) Married (?) Strickland.

 

(d) George F. Sears: Born about 1912 in Massachusetts.

 

(5) Olive Sears: Born between 1868 and 1870 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

(6) Joseph Lyman Sears: Born June 1870 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 21 March 1871, age 8 months and 28 days; interred there in Plain Cemetery.

 

(7) Arthur Eldridge Sears: Born 24 February 1872 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 April 1924; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Was a student on 30 April 1894, when he applied for a passport, witnessed by his father, Vinton A. Sears of 178 Devonshire Street in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Of possible interest, there was an Arthur E. Sears, age 38 (b. MA; parents b. MA), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a single person household in Grover Township, Weld County, Colorado.

 

Arthur E. Sears married Theresa Cook (b. 16 Dec 1879 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA) on 24 April 1915 in New York City.  Theresa was employed as a high school teacher in Brooklyn, New York.  Apparently no children.

 

(8) Herman Dingwell Sears: Born 2 May 1873 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 14 August 1943; interred Hawes-Taylor Cemetery, Yelvington Township, Daviess County, Kentucky.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Herman D. Sears, age 36 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a lawyer in his own office, was heading a household at 175 Claremont? Avenue in the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Clara H. Sears, age 32 (b. KY; parents b. KY), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: Herman D. Cears, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a real estate agent in a real estate office, was heading a household at 513 Canyon Road in the City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico.  He married 1st at age 33, and his residence was valued at $6,000.  The household also included his wife, Clara H. Sears, age 52 (b. KY; parents b. KY), who married 1st at age 29.

 

1940 US Census: Herman D. Sears, age 67 (b. MA) and employed as an attorney with his own practice, was heading a household in the City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico.  He had completed 3 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Clara Sears, age 62 (b. KY), who had completed 1 year of college; and lodger, Florence Gridley, age 59 (b. MA) and employed as a companion in a private home, who had completed 4 years of college.  Herman and Clara resided in the same city on 1 April 1935; Florence resided in the City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

 

Herman Sears married Clara H. (?) (b. 5 Sep 1877, d. 11 Dec 1953, age 76, in Owensboro Twp, Daviess Co., KY; interred with Herman).  Apparently no children.

 

(9) Frederick "Fred" Bliss Sears: Born 2 September 1876 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 1944; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Employed as a mail carrier.

 

1900 US Census: Florence Wilson, age 25 (b. Jan 1875 in English-speaking Canada; father b. England; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a teacher, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Louise Stent, age 41 (b. England) in the City of Northampton, Northampton Township, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Florence immigrated to the US in 1890.

 

1910 US Census: Frederick B. Sears, age 33 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a mail carrier for the U.S. Mail, was heading a household at 10 Ahwaga Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Florence Sears, age 35 (b. English-speaking Canada; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. NYS), who immigrated to the US in 1889, had been married once, and had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Robert W. Sears, age 1 (b. MA).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Frederic Bliss Sears, age 42 (b. 2 Sep 1876) and employed as a letter carrier for the US Government in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts resided at 10 Ahwaga Avenue in Northampton with his wife, Florance M. Sears.

 

1920 US Census: Fred B. Sears, age 43 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a letter carrier in Northampton, was heading a household at 10 Ahwaga Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Florence M. Sears, age 44 (b. Canada; father b. England; mother b. NYS); son, Robert W. Sears, age 11 (b. MA); and daughter, M. Jeannette Sears, age 5 (b. MA).

 

1930 US Census: Fred B. Sears, age 53 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a letter carrier for the post office, was heading a household at 10 Ahwaga Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He married 1st at age 31, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Florence M. Sears, age 55 (b. Canada; father b. England; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 32; son, Robert W. Sears, age 21 (b. MA), single, and employed as a clerk in the water department; and daughter, M. Jeanette Sears, age 16 (b. MA) and single.

 

1940 US Census: Fred P. Sears, age 63 (b. MA) and a retired postman for the US Post Office, was heading a household at 10 Ahwaga Avenue in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Florence M. Sears, age 65 (b. Canada), who had completed 8th grade.  The resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 31 Frederick Sears married Florence Maria/Marie/Marion Wilson (b. Jan 1875 at Perrytown, Ontario, Canada), age 32, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Murray) Wilson, on 31 July 1907 in Springfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Florence immigrated to the US in 1889.  Frederick and Florence had the following children:

 

(a) Robert Wilson Sears: Born 15 May 1908 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 1934.

 

(b) Marion Jeanette Sears "Jeanette": Born 7 April 1914 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Hokan Holmgren, age 71 (b. Sweden; parents b. Sweden), widowed, and employed as a laborer in the pressed steel industry, was heading a household at 34 Ames Street in the City of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1916 and was still an alien.  The household also included his son, Anton M. Holmgren, age 40 (b. Sweden), single, and employed as a laborer in a wire mill, who immigrated to the US in 1909; daughter, Astrid M. Holmgren, age 38 (b. Sweden), single, and employed as a corset saleslady , who immigrated to the US in 1909; son, Nils I. Holmgren, age 28 (b. Sweden), single, and employed as a tool makere in an emery factory, who immigrated to the US in 1916; and son, Axel V. Holmgren, age 19 (b. Sweden), single, and not employed, who immigrated to the US in 1916.

 

1940 US Census: Axel V. Holmgren, age 30 (b. Sweden) and employed as a chemist in a chemical factory, was heading a household on Elizabeth Avenue in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.  He had completed 5 years of college.  The household also included his wife, M. Jeanette Holmgren, age 25 (b. MA) and employed as a chemist in a chemical factory, who had completed 5 years of college.  On 1 April 1935 Axel resided in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and Jeanette resided in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

At age 22 Jeanette Sears married Axel Verner Holmgren, Ph.D. (b. abt 1911 in Sweden), age 26, son of Hokan and Maria (Sundeen) Holmgren, on 29 March 1937 in the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York.  In 1936 Axel earned his doctorate from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts.

 

(10) Lillian Blanche Sears "Blanche": Born 17 September 1879 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 23 June 1960 at home, 55 Crescent Street, in the City of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Employed as a practical nurse.  Never married.

 

(h. Darius J. Edson: Born 22 May 1838 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 25 June 1853, age 15 years and 1 month, from complications of paralysis; interred there in Plain Cemetery.  Never married.

 

(i. L. Melvina Edson (Shelburne Twp death record says Melvina M. Edson): Born 1840 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 September 1855, age 15, from complications of typhoid fever in Shelburne Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts; interred Plain Cemetery, Ashfield Township, Massachusetts.  Never married.

 

(j. Edwin Oscar Edson: Born 24 October 1841 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died there 30 September 1875, age 33 years, 11 months, and 6 days from complications of pulmonary consumption; interred there in Plain Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.  Never married.

 

(4. Phebe Drake: (Gay #609) Born 28 March 1800 in Massachusetts.  Died 21 June 1876 at Conneant, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

1870 US Census: Phebe Fuller, age 70 (b. MA) resided in the household headed by her son, Milford Shepard, age 46, in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

Phebe Drake married (1st) Ezra Shepard (b. 7 Apr 1799, d. 11 Sep 1828), son of Samuel and Rachel (Cobb) Shepard of Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York, in 1820 and had the following children:

 

(a. Orren Shepard: Born 17 September 1822.  Died 27 August 1869.

 

(b. Milford Shepard: Born 24 February 1824 in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 11 October 1880, age 56 years, 17 months? [sure looks like 17], and 8 days, from complications of typhoid fever in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio; interred there in Center Cemetery.

 

1850 US Census: Milford Shepard, age 25 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his mother, Phebe Shepard, age 50 (b. MA).

 

1860 US Census: Milford Shepherd, age 37 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conneaut Township (Conneaut Post Office), Ashtabula County, Ohio.  His personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included his wife, Mary Shepherd, age 27 (b. OH); daughter, Mary M. Shepherd, age 7 (b. OH); and son, Frank Shepherd, age 5 (b. OH).

 

1870 US Census: Milford Shepard, age 46 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $1,800 and his personal property was valued at $400.  The household also included his son, Frank Shepard, age 15 (b. OH), with no occupation recorded; daughter, Mary Shepard, age 17 (b. OH), with no occupation recorded; and mother, Phebe Fuller, age 70 (b. MA) and employed as a housekeeper.

 

1880 US Census: Milford Shepard, age 56 (b. NYS; parents b. MA), widowed, and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio. The household also included his daughter, Mary M. Shepard, age 27 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), single, and employed keeping house; boarder, George Ayers, age 34 (b. PA; parents birth location not recorded), single, and employed as proprietor of a flouring mill; son, Frank L. Shepard, age 25 (b. OH), widowed, and employed as a teamster; and grandson, Allan D. Shepard, age 1 (b. PA).

 

Milford Shepard married Mary R. Smith (b. 1833 in Conneaut Twp, OH, d. there 1857; interred with Milford), daughter of Henry, Jr. (b. Orange Co., VT, d. 4 Dec 1846 in Conneaut Twp, OH) and Caroline (Lott) Smith (b. abt 1812 in PA, d. 13 Jun 1842, age 30, in Conneaut Twp, OH), on 2 July 1851 in Ashtabula Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio and had the following children:

 

(1) Mary M. Shepard: Born 31 January 1853 in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Died there 26 October 1936, age 83 years, 8 months, 25 days, from complications of heart disease, a cerebral hemorrhage, and senility; interred there in Center Cemetery.  Resided at 518 Old Main Road, Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Never married.

 

(2) Frank L. Shepard: Born 1855.  Died 7 June 1927 in Ashtabula Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio; interred Center Cemetery, Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

1880 US Census: Frank L. Shepard, age 25 (b. OH), widowed, and employed as a teamster, resided in the household headed by his widowed father in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his son, Allan D. Shepard, age 1 (b. PA).

 

1900 US Census: Frank L. Shepard, age 45 (b. Mar 1855 in OH; father b. NYS, Mother b. OH), widowed, and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his sister, Mary M. Shepard, age 47 (b. Jan 1853 in OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH) and single, with no occupation recorded.

 

1910 US Census: Frank L. Shepperd, age 55 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), widowed, and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  He married 33 years before.  The household also included his sister, Mary M. Shepperd, age 57 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), single, and not employed.

 

1920 US Census: Frank L. Shepard, age 64 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), widowed and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household on Main Road in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his sister, Mary M. Shepard, age 66 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), single, and not employed.

 

Frank Shepard married (?) Lotts (b. PA) and had the following son:

 

(a) Allan Day Shepard: Born 16/17 August 1878 at Lottsville, Freehold Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  Died 28 January 1952, age 73 years, 5 months, and 12 days, from complications of a coronary thrombosis; interred Park Cemetery, Garrettsville, Portage County, Ohio.  Employed as a coal dealer.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Allen D. Shepard, age 31 (b. PA; father b. OH; mother b. PA) and employed as manager of a creamery, was heading a household on French Street in the Village of Garrettsville, Garrettsville Township, Portage County, Ohio.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Shepard, age 27 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: G. Allen Shepard, age 40 (b. OH; parents b. PA) and employed as a coal dealer, was heading a household in the Village of Garrettsville, Garrettsville Township, Portage County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Blanch Shepard, age 36 (b. OH; parents b. OH).

 

1930 US Census: No record found.

 

1940 US Census: Allan D. Shephard, age 61 (b. PA) and employed as owner of a coal yard, was heading a household on South Street in the Village of Garretsville, Garretsville Township, Portage County, Ohio.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Blanche J. Shephard, age 59 (b. OH), who had completed 1 year of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Allan Shepard married Blanche J. (?) (b. 23 Dec 1882 in OH, d. 13 Jul 1963 in Garrettsville Twp, Portage Co., OH; interred there in Park Cem.); apparently no children.

 

(c. Ezra Shepard, Jr.: Born 3 May 1829 in New York.  Died 22 May 1886, age 57, from complications of heart disease at 40 Ohio Avenue in the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; interred there in Woodland Cemetery.  Married Mary Covney on 12 November 1881 (license issued 11 Nov 1881) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

 

Phebe (Drake) Shepard married (2nd) (?) Fuller, who died before 1870.

 

(5. Alvin Drake: (Gay #610) Born 22 December 1801 in Ashfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 November 1870, age 69; interred Old Stockton/Evergreen Cemetery, Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Alvin Drake, age 48 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Drake, age 42 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his son-in-law, Edward McCollough, age 24, was enumerated next door.

 

1855 NYS Census: Alvin Drake, age 53 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  He had resided in Chautauqua County 30 years [abt 1825].  The household also included his wife, Lydia Drake, age 47 (b. Delaware) and employed as a milliner [someone who designs, makes, trims, or sells women's hats], who had resided in Chautauqua County 34 years [abt 1821]; son-in-law, Edward M. McCollough, age 29 (b. at sea) and employed as a merchant (no date for arrival in Chautauqua Co.); daughter, Malvina McCollough, age 27 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY) and employed as a milliner; and grandson, Frank McCollough, age 2 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY).

 

1860 US Census: Alvin Dake, age 58 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Stockton Township (Stockton Post Office), Chautauqua County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Drake, age 51 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his son-in-law, Edward L. McCullugh, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a merchant, was enumerated under the same roof.

 

1865 NYS Census: Alvin Drake, age 65 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  He had been married once, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Drake, age 56 (b. MA), who had been married once and had had 1 child; son-in-law, Edwin McCollough, age 37 (b. at sea ("Atlantic Ocean")) and employed as a butter buyer, who had been married once; daughter, Malvinia McCollough, age 36 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY), who had been married once and had had 1 child; and son, Frank McCollough, age 12 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Alvin Drake, age 68 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Stockton Township (Sinclairville Post Office), Chautauqua County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $9,000, and his personal property was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Drake, age 62 (b. NYS) and employed keeping house; Eddmond McCullough, age 43 (b. at sea; parents of foreign birth) and employed as a life insurance agent; and Malvina McCullough, age 42 (b. NYS) and employed keeping house.

 

Alvin Drake married Lydia Deming/Dunning (b. 8 May 1808 in NYS, d. 26 Apr 1872, age 63; interred with Alvin), daughter of James and Betsy (?) Deming of Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York, perhaps in 1820 and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Malvina Drake: Born 17 August 1829 in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  Died 17 March 1906; interred Old Stockton/Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Edward McCollough, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a tanner and currier, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Malvina McCollough, age 22 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his father-in-law, Alvin Drake, age 48, was enumerated next door.

 

1855 NYS Census: Edward, Malvina, and their son, Frank, resided with Malvina's parents in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York. (see above)

 

1860 US Census: Edward L. McCullough, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  His personal property was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Malvina McCullough, age 32 (b. NYS); and son, Frank McCullough, age 7 (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: Edward, Malvina, and their son, Frank, resided with Malvina's parents in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York. (see above)

 

1870 US Census: Edward and Malvina resided in the household headed by Alvin Drake in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York. (see above)

 

1875 NYS Census: Edward L. McCullough, age 47 (b. Westchester Co., NY) and employed as a store keeper, was heading a household in Stockton Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  His residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Malvina McCullough, age 46 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY); and son, Frank A. McCullough, age 22 (b. Chautauqua Co., NY), with no occupation recorded.

 

1880 US Census: Edward McCullough, age 51 (b. NYS; parents b. England) and employed as a farmer, was h