PEASE ANNEX

 

 Catharine Eliza (Pease) Gilbert Pedigree

(Start at generation 3, below.)

 

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Special thanks to the following people for their extraordinary research, documentation, and/or willingness to share family history, which significantly contributed to making available the information in this annex:

 

1. Dorothy Dottie Ruth Gilbert; paragraph 4.C.13.d.(7.(b. of the Alexander Patterson Biles page.

 

2. Several Ancestry.com accounts.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Pease:”

 

 

Generation

 

12 

 

11  Robert Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Margaret (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Pease: See generation 5, below.

 

10  Robert Pease, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .  Immigrated from England to America in 1634, settling at Salem, Massachusetts.  He brought his widowed mother and son, John, with him.  Joined the church at Salem.

 

2. Wife: Marie (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. John Pease: See generation 9, below.

 

9   John Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1634/29 in England.  Died .  Moved to Enfield (near Springfield), Massachusetts in 1681 with a large family of children.  Joined the church at Springfield.

 

2. Wife: Mary Goodall

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Robert Pease: See generation 8, below.

 

8   Robert Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Abigail Randall

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Ebenezer Pease: See generation 7, below.

 

7   Ebenezer Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Mindwell Sexton

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Ebenezer Pease, Jr.: See generation 6, below.

 

6   Ebenezer Pease, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1719.  Died .

 

2. Wife: Mary Terry

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Pease: See generation 5, below.

 

5   James Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 14 December 1754 at Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died August 1844/16 February 1846 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Served in the Revolutionary War, enlisting 3 times and taking part in the Lexington Alarm.  Was also present at the surrender of Burgoyne and of Lord Cornwallis.  Loved to relate his wartime experiences to grandchildren, who remember their grandmother saying, while sitting opposite James in front of the fireplace, “Now father, don’t you get those young gals all stirred up!  They don’t want to hear your War stories.”  Was also an inmate on one of the dreaded prison ships.

 

2. Wife: Lucy Meacham

 

Born 10 March 1756 at Enfield, Connecticut.  Died 16 February 1846 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Married James Pease on 30 December 1778.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Orvilla Pease: Born 13 December 1779 at Enfield, Connecticut.  Died 19 October 1859 at New fanm, Vermont.  Married George Williams of Peru Township, Massachusetts on 30 June 1803 and had the following children:

 

(1. FeroniaFerona” Louisa/Louise Williams: Born 30 March 1804.  Died 12 November 1881.  Married George Wheeler on 3 December 1829 and had the following children:

 

(a. Eugene Pease Wheeler: Born 25 March 1831.  Married Eliza Jane Morse on 17 December 1861 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ida Clara Wheeler: Born 22 February 1866.  Died 8 May 1878.

 

(2) Eugene Walter Wheeler: Born 21 August 1872.

 

(b. George Lucian Wheeler: Born 17 March 1833.  Died 23 July 1835.

 

(c. George Rodney Wheeler: Born 10 March 1837.  Married Charlotte Wheeler on 1 January 1868 and had the following children:

 

(1) Rodney Pease Wheeler: Born 21 November 1869.

 

(2) Edna Ferona Wheeler: Born 12 January 1872.

 

(3) Amy Melona Wheeler: Born 19 April 1875.

 

(4) Child.

 

(d. John Elharan Wheeler: Born 30 June 1839.  Died 23 August 1845.

 

(e. Fausta Melona Wheeler: Born 22 September 1841.  Married Austin Langton of Dunmarston on 3 May 1866 and had the following children:

 

(1) Minnie Ellen Langton: Born 30 December 1867.

 

(2) Alice Green Langton: Born 11 June 1871.

 

(3) Arthur Wheeler Langton: Born 6 July 1873.

 

(4) Ransom Bosworth Langton: Born 28 February 1875.

 

(5) Son: Born 24 December 1877.  Died 28 December 1877.

 

(2. Rufus Orland Williams: Born 13 May 1805.  Married Jane Maria Burr on 1 October 1835 and had the following children:

 

(a. Carrie Melona Williams: Born 21 September 1836.  Married Benjamin J. Gage on 20 February 1861 and resided at Upper Lisle, New York.  Carrie and Benjamin had the following children:

 

(1) Alfred/Alford Gage: Born 6 June 1863.  Married Lillian S. Gage on 13 September 1881.

 

(2) George Burr Gage: Born 27 July 1865.

 

(3) Joseph Curtis Gage: Born 11 June 1867.

 

(4) F. Louise Gage: Born 28 June 1869.

 

(5) Aai Sowle Gage: Born 5 November 1871.

 

(6) Carrie Ada Gage: Born 4 March 1877.  Married (1st) Charles Youngs (d. 1917) in 1898 and had the following child:

 

(a) Carrie Doreen Youngs.

 

Carrie Ada (Gage) Youngs married (2nd) Limaeus Withill West on 21 December 1920.

 

(b. George Burr Williams: Born 12 June 1840.  Died 18 May 1842.

 

(c. Louise G. Williams: Twin.  Born 14 April 1843.  Married Reverend Henry C. DeLong on 1 November 1864 and resided at Medford, Massachusetts.  Louise and Henry had the following children:

 

(1) Florence Emma DeLong: Born 28 February 1867.

 

(2) Harold Osgood DeLong: Born 30 May 1873.

 

(d. Dr. George Orland Williams: Twin.  Born 14 April 1843.  In 1886 was employed as a physician at Greene, Chenango County, New York.  Married Julia A. Crandall on 6 June 1867 and had the following children:

 

(1) Frank Hastings Williams: Born 26 September 1869.

 

(2) Mary Louise Williams: Born 18 August 1871.

 

(3) Raymond Leslie Williams: Born 17 June 1874.

 

(e. Jennie May Williams: Born 27 September 1849.

 

(3. Annie Melonie Williams: Born 22 February 1807.  Married, as his 3rd wife, Austin Wheeler on 2 March 1851 and in 1886 resided at Broome, Quebec, Canada.

 

(4. Milano Hastings Williams: Born 11 October 1809.  Died 22 August 1884.  Married Sarah Pollock of Troy, New York on 22 March 1843 and had the following children:

 

(a. Evelina Orvilla Williams: Born 3 December 1843.  Died 29 December 1865.

 

(5. Rodney Pease Williams: Born 9 September 1810.  Died 21 September 1837.

 

(6. Lucius Larkin Williams: Born 20/22 June 1820.  Married (1st) Sarah Reynolds (d. 12 Sep 1854) on 16 May 1848 and (perhaps) had the following son:

 

(a. Orland Reynolds Williams: Married Fannie (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Grace Williams: Born 18 March 1876 at San Francisco, California.

 

Lucius Larkin Williams married (2nd) Sallie Kibbie on 18 May 1856 and in 1886 resided at Oakland, Marion County, California.

 

b. James Pease, Jr.: Born 25 December 1781 at Enfield, Connecticut.  Died 9 December 1855 at Portage City, Wisconsin.  Married Olive Thompson of Peru Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. John Thompson Pease: Died at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(2. Eugenia Pease: Born December 1811.  Married Dr. (?) Chapman (d. 1877, age 72, at Madison, WI) of Madison, Wisconsin, who settled there in 1846 when it was a small settlement.  Eugenia and her husband had the following children:

 

(a. Cloe Eugenia Chapman: Married (?) Gillett, an attorney, of Emporia, Kansas.  Cloe and her husband had the following children:

 

(1) Fannie Kay Gillett: Triplet?  Born 1874.

 

(2) Kitty May Gillett: Triplet?  Born 1874.

 

(3) Mary Eugenia Gillett: Triplet?  Born 1874.

 

(b. Chandler Pease Chapman:

 

(1) Annie Turner Chapman: Born 23 March 1878.

 

(2) Chandler Burrell Chapman: Born 1871.

 

(3) Mary Eugenia: Died at age 5.

 

(3. Olive Pease: Born 1817.  Died 3 September 1876.  Married Dr. (?) Crane (d. 1 Jan 1881, age 71) of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin and had the following children:

 

(a. Carrie Eugenia Crane: Born 1856.  In 1886 was employed as a school teacher at Eureka, Kansas.

 

(b. William James Crane: Married (?) and resided at Iowa.  William and his wife had the following children:

 

(1) Olive Eugenia Crane: Born 1875.

 

(2) Nellie Crane: Born 1877.

 

(3) William Crane.

 

(4) Charles Crane.

 

(4. Rufus Pease: Never married.  Resided at 1331 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

c. Jabez Pease: Born 5 March 1783.  Died 3 January 1859 at South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  Married Sybil S. Sanderson (b. 11 Dec 1787 at Greenwich, MA) of Dalton, Massachusetts on 5 November 1809 and had the following children:

 

(1. Eliza Ann Pease: Born 1811.  Married Dr. (?) Wood (d. Ottumwa, IA) and in 1834 settled in Florida.  Later moved to Ottumwa, Iowa, where she resided in 1886.  Eliza Ann and her husband had the following children:

 

(a. George Duane Wood: Employed as a jeweler a Waco, Texas.

 

(b. Mary Wood: Married Edwin R. Oliver.

 

(c. Helen Wood: Married James L. Lewis of Newton, Kansas.

 

(d. Clara Wood: Married Kinsey Jordan of Ottumwa, Iowa.

 

(e. Julia Wood: Married Edwin R. Oliver of Ottumwa, Iowa.

 

(f. Robert Wood.

 

(g. Charles LaFrance Wood: In 1886 resided at Pensacola, Florida.

 

(2. Sarah Pease: Died at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(3. Robert Meacham Pease: Born 6 June 1820 at Geneva, New York.  Married Elizabeth Schumerhorn on 3 May 1853 at Union Village, Washington County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Charles S. Pease: Born 11 November 1854 at South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  Was employed as a consulting engineer at 17 Cortland Street, New York City, New York.

 

(b. Catharine Pease: Born 5 February 1857 at South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  Married James Edwin Robbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 25 March 1886.

 

(c. Robert Dewitt Pease: Born 9 September 1861 at South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  Died April 1862.

 

(d. Mary Antoinette Pease: Born 15 October 1869 at Troy, New York.

 

(4. George Pease.

 

(5. Helen Pease: Born November 1827.  Married (?) Reed of Whately, Massachusetts in 1846 and had the following children:

 

(a. Merrel Pease Reed: Was employed as a carpenter before becoming a Depot Master at Whately, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Helen Marion Reed: Married Waite North at Hatfield, Massachusetts and had 2 children who died as infants.

 

(6. Charles Pease: Died 1846.

 

d. Erastus Pease: See generation 4, below.

 

e. Lucy Pease: Born 22 November 1788 at Enfield, Connecticut.  Died February 1869 at Ames, Story County, Iowa.  Married David Buck at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1. Angeline Buck: Married Charles Tillotson of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York and in 1886 resided at Ames, Story County, Iowa.  Angeline and Charles had the following children:

 

(a. John Tillotson: Died as an infant.

 

(b. Lina Tillotson: Married Willis Grace and resided near Ames, Story County, Iowa.

 

(c. Charles Tillotson, Jr.: Was a civil engineer employed by the N.W. Railroad Company.

 

(d. Hattie Tillotson: Married Charles L. Cotton, who was employed at the Ames Creamery, Ames, Story County, Iowa.

 

(e. Fanny Tillotson: Married James L. Carpenter of Des Moines, Iowa.

 

(f. Lucy Tillotson: Was employed as a school teacher at Ames, Story County, Iowa.

 

(g. Lewis Tillotson: Resided at Ames, Story County, Iowa.

 

(h. Clara Tillotson: Resided at Ames, Story County, Iowa.

 

(2. Horace Buck.

 

(3. Olive Minerva Buck.

 

(4. Henry Buck: Drowned at about age 4.

 

(5. Child: Died as an infant.

 

f. Rufus Pease: Born 1790.  Died as an infant at Hinsdale, Massachusetts.

 

g. Nancy Pease: Born 1792 at Enfield, Connecticut.  Died 24 September 1884.  Married Alpha Payne of Hinsdale, Massachusetts on 3 September 1810 and had the following children:

 

(1. Royal Alpha Payne.

 

(2. Rival Tyler Payne: Resided near Diseo, Michigan.

 

(3. Rufus Pease Payne: Resided at Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan.

 

(4. Nancy Catharine Payne: Married (1st) Simeon Smith.  Married (2nd) John Adams and in 1886 resided at Dover, Michigan.

 

(5. James Meacham Payne: Resided at Diseo, Michigan.

 

(6. Lucy Keziah Payne: Married (?) Allen of Dover.

 

(7. William Kinney Payne: Resided at Dexter, Minnesota.

 

(8. Elvira Orvilla Payne: Died 1856.  Married Joseph Remington.

 

(9. Eleazer Lyman Payne: Resided at Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon.

 

(10. Jabez Francis Payne: Resided at Elba, Lapeer County, Michigan.

 

(11. Erastus Ebenezer Payne: Resided in Minnesota.

 

4   Erastus Pease

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 30 May 1788/85 at Enfield, Connecticut (also seen: Auburn, Cayuga County, New York).  Died 24 August 1857 at Utica/Ithaca, New York.

 

2. Wife: Persis Chapin

 

Born 24 May 1784 at Northwoods, Massachusetts.  Died 21 December 1861 at Windsor, New York.  Also seen: Of West Springfield, Massachusetts.  Married Erastus Pease on 10 January 1808 at Northwoods.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Lorenzo Warriner Pease: Born 20 May 1809 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 28 August 1839 in Cyprus (Middle East).  Married Lucinda Leonard of Auburn, New York on 25 June 1834 and for years were missionaries of the A.B.C.F.M. to Larinia, Cyprus.  Lorenzo and Lucinda had the following children:

 

(1. Sarah Ann Pease: Born 6 July 1835.  Married Charles Wadsworth in May 1859 and had the following child:

 

(a. Eugene Wadsworth: Married Rena Cotton and resided at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(2. Lorenzo Erastus Pease: Twin.  Died young; interred beside his father in Cyprus.

 

(3. Lucinda Content Pease: Twin.  Died young; interred beside her father in Cyprus.

 

(4. Harriet Maria Pease: Born October 1839.  Married Reverend Levi Parsons (b. 9 Jan 1856, d. 1901), who preached from 1856 to 1901 at Mount Morris, on 14 September 1858 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Levi Edward Parsons: Born 19 December (?).

 

(b. Henry Theodore Parsons: Born 5 November (?).

 

(c. Arthur Leonard Parsons: Born 16 September 1873.

 

(d. Elizabeth Lucinda Parsons: Born 19 December (?).

 

(e. Mary Almira Parsons: Born 30 July (?).

 

(f. Winnifred Gertrude Parsons “Gertrude”: Born 14 December 1876.

 

(g. Anna “Annie” Cornelia Parsons: Born 17 January 1879.

 

(h. Harriett “Hattie” M. Parsons: Born 28 April (?).

 

(i. Frederick Lorenzo Parsons: Born October (?).

 

b. Henry Chapin Pease: Born 23 August 1810 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Amy E. Norton and resided at Laporte, Indiana.  Henry and Amy had the following children:

 

(1. Henrietta Almira Pease: Died as an infant.

 

(2. Persis Abagail Pease: Married William (?) and resided at Laporte, Indiana.

 

(3. Eliza Pease: Married James Andrews of South Bend, Indiana.

 

(4. Minnie Pease: Married John S. Fricke of Laporte, Indiana.

 

c. Persis Cordelia Pease “Cordelia”: Born 23 March 1813 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died October 1894.  Married James G. Brown on 8 October 1844 and had the following children:

 

(1. Lorenzo Erastus Brown: Born 8 January 1847.  Died 23 September 1850.

 

(2. Nancy Mary Brown: Born 4 July 1849.  Died 12 April 1862.

 

(3. James Henry Brown: Born 6 April 1851.  Died 12 November 1851.

 

(4. Persis Cordelia Brown: Born 31 July 1854.  Died August 1930 (perhaps).

 

d. Harriet “Hattie” Maria Pease: Born 23 April 1815 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 21 August 1837.

 

e. Laura Ann Pease: Born 3 August 1817 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Reverend Addison Muzzy in September 1843 and resided at Ottawa, Kansas.  Laura and Addison had the following children:

 

(1. Martha Ann Muzzy: Born 22 May 1844 at Bristol, Turnbul County, Ohio.  Married Jesse Legg of Rock Creek, Illinois on 10 January 1866 and had the following children:

 

(a. Fielding Muzzy Legg: Born 11 September 1866 at Rock Creek, Illinois.

 

(b. James Addison Legg: Born 22 January 1868 at Rock Creek, Illinois.

 

(c. Laura Catharine Legg: Born 23 November 1869 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(d. Rufus Nelson Legg: Born 31 August 1871 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.  Died 21 March 1873.

 

(e. Hattie Grace Legg: Born 11 February 1873 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(f. George Mistle Legg: Born 8 July 1875 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(g. Cora Alice Legg: Born 7 October 1877 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(h. Lucy Mable Legg: Born 16 August 1879 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(i. Olive Legg: Born 16 May 1881 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(j. Mary Pearl Legg: Born 16 December 1882 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.  Died 24 July 1883.

 

(k. Jesse Ellis Legg: Born 28 May 1886 at Centreville, Cedar County, Missouri.

 

(2. Persis Catharine Muzzy: Born 12 October 1847.  Married Cary Campbell Wright on 17 September 1873 and resided at Ottawa, Kansas.  Persis and Cary had the following children:

 

(a. Samuel McArthur Wright: Born 8 February 1875.

 

(b. Wirt McLean Wright: Born 9 January 1877.

 

(c. Laura Bayne Wright: Born 23 October 1879.

 

(3. Mary Cornelia Muzzy: Born 13 September 1850 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Wesley Sylvester Dewey, a carpenter, on 25 December 1883 and resided on a farm at Cherryvale.  Mary and Wesley had the following daughter:

 

(a. Ora Dewey: Born 10 June 1885.

 

(4. Laura Pease Muzzy: Born 19 May 1861.  Died 8 April 1865.

 

(5. Harriett Elizabeth Muzzy: Born 3 August 1863.

 

f. Catharine Eliza Pease: See generation 3, below.

 

g. Christina Charlotte Pease “Charlotte”: Born 19 August 1821 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 7 August 1848.  Married Reverend W. B. Worden (d. 14 May 1845) on 8 October 1839 and had the following children:

 

(1. Julia Brewster Worden: Born 2 July 1840 at West Dresden, New York.  Died as an infant.

 

(2. Caroline Eliza Worden: Born  11 March 1843 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died as an infant.

 

h. Theodore Dwight Pease: Born 27 March 1829 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 10 March 1830.

 

3   Catharine Eliza Pease:

 

Born 29 March 1819 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 8 April 1900 at Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  Married Hiram Whitney Gilbert, generation 3 of the Gilbert Annex on 1 June 1841 at Auburn, New York.

 

 

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