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Origin of the surname “Place”

 

Or La Place; French origin.

 

Generation

 

X   Sir Richard Place

 

Famous warrior who won the ducal crown.  His coat of arms has many marks of his greatness on it.  The lion on the shield was in 2 colors, indicating both French and English families.

 

X   (?) Place

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2.  Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3.  Children/Cousins: (order uncertain)

 

a. Enoch Place: See generation 6, below.

 

b. William Place: Emigrated from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.  In 1637 resided in the old Salem Massachusetts colony.

 

c. Thomas Place: Emigrated from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.  In 1640 settled at Braintree and Dorchester, Massachusetts.  Moved south to join the Roger Williams Colony at Kingston and Providence, Rhode Island.

 

d. Peter Place: Emigrated from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1640.  Moved south to join the Roger Williams Colony at Kingston and Providence, Rhode Island.  Had the following children:

 

(1. Peter Place, Jr.: Was a Baptist clergyman.

 

6   Enoch Place

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1631 at Kingston, Rhode Island.  Died there 31 May 1695.  In 1657 moved from Dorchester, Massachusetts to Kingston, Rhode Island.

 

2.  Wife: Sarah Mumsford

 

Born 3 August 1632 at Kingsford, Rhode Island.  Died 1695 at Newport, Rhode Island.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Enoch Place, Jr.: Married Mary Sweet and started the Lyman Place line.

 

b. Peter Place: Born 16 December 1660 at Suffolk, Massachusetts.  Died 6 July 1735 at Providence, Rhode Island.  Was a Baptist clergyman.  Married Sarah Steere (b. 1663 at Providence, R.I., d. there 6 Jun 1735) on 24 December 1685 at Providence and had the following children:

 

(1. Sarah Place.

 

(2. Nathan Place.

 

(3. Joseph Place.

 

(4. Hannah Place.

 

(5. Aminette Place.

 

(6. Ruth Place.

 

(7. Dinah/Dirah Place: Married her 1st cousin, John Place, generation 4, paragraph 2., below.

 

(8. Penelope.

 

c. Thomas Place: Married Hannah Cole and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary Place.

 

(2. Enoch Place.

 

(3. Thomas Place.

 

(4. Marbury Place.

 

(5. John Place: After the Revolutionary War settled in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Elizabeth Gross (b. 17?? In RI) and had the following children:

 

(a. John Place, Jr.

 

(b. Philip Place: In 1794 settled in Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(c. Peleg/Pelleck Place: Married Anna Bensley and had the following children:

 

(1) Catherine Place: Born 5 July 1791.  Married John Love, son of Henry Love (a veteran of the Revolutionary War who lost a leg at the Battle of Yorktown), and had the following son:

 

(a) Nelson Love: Married his 1st cousin, Watie Ellis, daughter of Rosanna and James.

 

(2) Rosanna Place: Born 1793.  Married James Ellis and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Watie Ellis: Married her 1st cousin, Nelson Love, son of John and Catherine (Place) Love, above.

 

(3) Susanna Place: Went to Ohio with relatives.

 

(4) Betsy Place: Married Matthew Winans.

 

(d. James Place.

 

(e. Reuben Place: In 1794 settled in Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(f. Asel Place.

 

(g. Dorcas Place.

 

(h. Phoebe Place: Married Leonard Latt.

 

(6. Sarah Place.

 

(7. Joseph Place.

 

(8. Ann Place.

 

(9. Samuel Place.

 

d. Joseph Place: See generation 5, below.

 

e. Sarah Place.

 

5   Joseph Place

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1665.  Died 11 February 1731 at Kingston, Rhode Island.

 

2.  Wife: Joannah Place

 

Born 7 January 1680 at Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of John (b. Aug 1650 at Boston, MA) and Sarah (Lovering) Place (b. 1655, d. 1703 at Boston, MA).  Married Joseph Place on 9 December 1698.

 

3.  Children:

 

a.  John Place: See generation 4, below.

 

4   John Place

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1699.  Died 1754.

 

2.  Wife: Dinah Place (John’s 1st cousin, see generation 6, paragraph 3.a., above)

 

Born 1697 at Providence, Rhode Island.  Died 1769.

 

3.  Children:

 

a.  John Albro Place: See generation 3, below.

 

3   John Albro Place

 

Born 1726/30 at Kingstown, Rhode Island.  Died 1754 at Monroe, Pennsylvania.  Veteran of the Revolutionary War.  Moved from Connecticut to the Delaware River basin (Monroe Co., PA).  Married Elizabeth Gross/(?) Riggs (b. 1725/9 in R.I., d. 1769) and had the following children:

 

1. James Place: See generation 2, below.

 

2. Peleg Place: Born 12 February 1761 at Middletown, Orange County, New York.  Died 15 August 1834 at Ott, Delaware County, Ohio.  Married Anna Bensley on 1 September 1784 and had the following children:

 

a. Catherine Place: Born 5 July 1791.  Married John Love, son of Henry Love, who was a veteran of the Revolutionary War, and had the following children:

 

(1. Nelson Love: Married his 1st cousin, Watie Ellis, paragraph b.(1., below.

 

b. Rosanna Place: Born 1793?  Married James Ellis and had the following daughter:

 

(1. “Watie” Ellis: Married her 1st cousin, Nelson Love, paragraph a.(1., above.

 

c. Susanna Place.

 

d. Betsy Place: Married Matthew Winans.

 

3. John Albro Place, Jr.: Born 1762 in Middletown, Orange County, New York.  Died 1846 at North Kingston, Ulster County, New York.  Married Lydia Wilcox.

 

4. Reuben Place: Born 30 January 1763 in Pennsylvania.  Married Rosanna (?) in 1793.

 

5. Philip Place: Born 1763 in Pennsylvania.

 

6. Asel/Azel Place: Born 1765 in Pennsylvania.

 

7. Dorcas Place: Born 1767 in Pennsylvania.  Married John Sacks.

 

8. Phoebe Place: Born 1769 in Pennsylvania.  Married Leonard Lott.

 

9. Isaac Place: Born 1 May 1780 in Pennsylvania.  Died 11 October 1845.  Married Clarinda Loveman on 22 January 1803.

 

2   James Place (photos)

 

Born 13/11 December 1760 at Esopus, Orange County, New York.  Died 14 March 1826, age 65, at home on his farm in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe) County, Pennsylvania; interred churchyard of the Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Church, left of the church (DAR marker).  Veteran of the Revolutionary war; in 1780 was a Private in Captain Henry Shoemaker’s Company of the Northampton County, Pennsylvania Militia.  Subsequently became well off and resided in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

While still a soldier, married Phoebe/Phebe Winans (more info)(b. 15 Dec 1758 at/near Perth Amboy, Middlesex Co., N.J., d. 9 May 1845, age 86 (also seen: d. 9 Jun 1845, age 84), at Porterville (Homets Ferry area), Wyalusing Twp, Bradford Co. PA; initially interred in the old Vaughan Hill Cemetery on the Lill Vaughan Farm, but in Jun 1882 was moved to the Biles Cemetery on the hill above Homets Ferry), daughter of Adjutant/Captain Jacob Winans (b. May 1726, d. May 1810, Vet of Rev War) of New Jersey and his 1st wife, Rebeccah Phoebe Clark (m. 1750, d. 175?), in January 1781/80 in Smithfield Township, Northampton (later Monroe) County, Pennsylvania.  In her later years Phoebe resided with her daughter, Rosannah (Place) Biles and Rosannah’s husband, Alexander Patterson Biles, at Homets Ferry, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

James and Phoebe (Winans) Place had at least the following children, three of whom are direct ancestors of John Addison Biles, who, in an edition of the Wyalusing Rocket wrote: “James Place and Phoebe Winans had 115 grandchildren and over 700 great grandchildren.”

 

1. Jacob Place: Born 4 December 1782 in Middle Smithfield Township, Northampton County, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 23 September 1787/9 July 1788.  Died 27 January 1816, age 33, from a cold he caught while participating in the War of 1812; interred 29 January in Coolbaugh Cemetery in Monroe County, Pennsylvania (also seen: interred churchyard of Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Church).  Married Mary “Polly” Overfield (d. 1871; Methodist) (Para. 3.c.(1.(b. of gen 5 of the Overfield Annex), daughter of William and Sarah (Coolbaugh) Overfield, and had the following children (Mary was left to raise their still young children when her husband died young):

 

a. Eliza “Ellen” Place: Born 1802.  Married Jacob Frutchey (b. 1816, d. 23 Jun 1842) of Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania and settled near Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Eliza and Jacob had at least the following daughter:

 

(1. Emma V. Frutchey: Born Wilmot Township, Pennsylvania.  Died at the home of her son, Albert in Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred Camptown Cemetery, Bradford County.  Married Leslie Farr , son of Dewitt (b. 5 May 1830) and Mary (Vaughn) Farr, and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Lee Farr: Resided near Wyalusing, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(b. Roy Rarr: Died about 1950.  Perhaps married (?) Fleming.

 

(c. Albert Farr: Resided at 413 North Wilbur Avenue, Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(d. Winifred Farr: Married (?) Beach and resided at Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

 

(e. Elmer Farr: Resided at Oneonta, New York.

 

(f. Amsie Farr: (male) Died about 1950.  Served in World War I.

 

(g. Elizabeth Farr: Married Ralph M. Stevens and resided at 190 Hoover Road, Rochester, Monroe County, New York.  In 1950 her mother resided with her.

 

b. William Place: Born 1804.  Married Susan Custard of Pike County, Pennsylvania and settled there.  William and Susan had the following children:

 

(1. Jacob H. Place.

 

(2. Oliver E. Place.

 

(3. Susan Howell Place.

 

(4. Daughter: Married (?) VanAucken.

 

c. Rebecca Place: Born 1806.  Married Martin Courtwright of Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and had 7 children, including:

 

(1. Jacob Courtwright: Resided in Pike County, Pennsylvania.

 

(2. Elijah Courtwright: Resided in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(3. James Courtwright: Resided at Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Lydia Courtwright: Resided at Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(5. Savannah Courtwright: Married (?) Bossard.

 

(6. Cynthia Courtwright: Resided at Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(7. Eliza Courtwright: Resided at Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

d. Sarah Place: Died young.

 

e. Martin Place: Born 16 March 1811.  Married Sarah/Mary Overfield (a granddaughter of Judge Moses Coolbaugh on the maternal side) in 1838 and resided on the old Place homestead farm in Middle Smithfield Township, Northhampton County, Pennsylvania.  Martin and Sarah had the following children:

 

(1. J. Madison Place: Married Venie Lewis and resided at Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Madison and Venie had the following daughter:

 

(a. Mary Place: Married (?) Mumie (sp).

 

(2. Jacob Place: Born 29 September 1842.  Married Georgiana “Georgia” Herman (Para. 3.b.(3. Of generation 4 of the Herman Annex), daughter of Evan and Elizabeth (?) Herman, and resided at Maple Grove, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Morris R. Place: Resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Never married.

 

(4. George Place: Died as a young man.

 

(5. Lydia Place: Married Philip DePuy and resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Lydia and Philip had the following daughter:

 

(a. Edelle DePuy.

 

(6. Eliza Place: Married Jacob Transue and resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(7. William Place: Married Estella Overfield and resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  William and Estelle had the following son:

 

(a. George Place: Resided near Shawnee, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(8. Sarah Place: Married Frank Walter and resided at East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  No children.

 

(9. Martin Place, Jr.: Resided on the old Place homestead farm in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Never married.

 

f. James Place: Born 1814/13.  Married Sarah Overfield and resided in Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  James and Sarah had the following children:

 

(1. Nathaniel E. Place: Born 1838.  Married Elizabeth Eilenberger and had 1 child.

 

(2. Mary A. Place: Born 1840.  Married Josiah S. Coleman and resided at Williamsburg, Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Susan Place: Born 1843.  Married Aaron Ball and resided at Newark, New Jersey.

 

(4. Hannah Place: Born 1845.  Resided at Newark, New Jersey.

 

(5. Henry E. Place: Born 1847.  Married Hannah Herman, sister of Annie Herman, paragraph (1, above, and resided at Worcester, Massachusetts.

 

(6. James N. Place: Born 1849.  Married Ella Wolf of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and had 3 children.

 

(7. Frank E. Place: Born 1859 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Alice E. Dowling and resided at Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania.  Frank and Alice and had 1 son.

 

(8. George M. Place: Born 1861.  Married Fannie Keller and resided at Chicago, Illinois.  George and Fannie and the following daughter:

 

(a. Nita Place.

 

(9. Seymour Place: Born 1863.  Married Annie Herman, sister of Hannah Herman, paragraph (2, below, and resided at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

g. Mary Ann Place: Born 1816.  Married Adam Mosier.  Moved to Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, where all members of the family died.

 

2. William Place: Born 1/11 August 1783 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 23 September 1787/9 July 1788.  Died 12 November 1841; interred in the cemetery at “the Neck,” Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Resided at “The Neck.”  Married Magdalena/Madelene/Eleanor "Lena" Meyer/Moyer (b. 24 Jul 1790, d. 1 Jan 1852; interred with William) in August 1805 and had 13 children, including:

 

a. Betsy Place: Born 28 January 1807.  Died 13 December 1877.  Married Benjamin Stemples.

 

b. Mary Place: Born 16 January 1809.  Died 17 September 1886.  Married Peter Butts (b. 1801, d. 1879) and had 13 children, including:

 

(1) Simpson S. “S.S.” Butts:

 

Born 25 May 1833.  Interred Lime Hill.  Knew the Alexander Patterson Biles family before it moved west, and that’s probably why Alexander Patterson Biles stopped at a log cabin on the “Butts farm” on 17 April 1825, which was then owned by George E. Butts, and they resided there until moving to one of the French cabins and worked for the LaPorts at Asylum in the fall of 1925.

 

S.S. Butts was a farmer and managed bees.  He was also instrumental in construction of the Lime Hill Church in 1881.  He married Ursula C. Bowen, daughter of Elias S. Bowen of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, on 1 December 1864 and had at least the following children:

 

(a) Mary L. Butts: Born 8 February 1867.  Died 15 June 1886.

 

(b) George E. Butts: Born 19 February 1871.  Married Florence “Flo” M. (?) (more info) (d. age 84), daughter of and resided on Lime Hill, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  George and Flo had the following children:

 

[1. Ruth C. Butts: Married (?) Ace and resided at Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

 

[2. Ernest B. Butts: Resided at Windsor, Broome County, New York.

 

[3. Fred S. Butts: Resided at Wyalusing, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(c) Frederick S. Butts: (perhaps, or perhaps son of Peter and Mary)

 

(d) Genevra/Geneva Butts: (perhaps, or perhaps dau of Peter and Mary)

 

(2) Hannah Butts.

 

(3) William Butts.

 

(4) Susanna Butts.

 

(5) Catherine Butts.

 

(6) Samuel Butts.

 

(7) James P. Butts.

 

(8) Charles Butts.

 

(9) Jerome S. Butts.

 

(10) John P. Butts.

 

(11) Theodore W. Butts.

 

(12) Leomora Butts.

 

(13) Frank H. Butts.

 

c. Eleanor Place: Born 16 April 1811.  Died 3 January 1884.  Married Andrew Omick.

 

d. George Place: Born 27 September 1815.  Died 18 January 1901.  Married (1st) Polly Jayne and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary Jane Place: Married Daniel A. Treible and had 11 children, including:

 

(a.

 

(b.

 

(c.

 

(d.

 

(e.

 

(f.

 

(g.

 

(h.

 

(i.

 

(j. Peter Treible.

 

(k. Minnie Treible.

 

(2. Emmaline Place: Married (?) Ace.

 

(3. Charles Place: Died, age 24.

 

George Place married (2nd) Elizabeth Luce, whose mother was a Bunnell, and had the following children:

 

(4. Margaret Luce: Married (?) Jennings and moved to Kansas.

 

(5. Ann Luce: Married (?) Bramhall and resided at Camptown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(6. Rebecca Luce: Married (?) Greene.

 

(7. Harrison Luce: Married Elizabeth (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Harry Luce.

 

(b. Leo Luce.

 

(c. Daughter.

 

(8. Theodore “Dorie” Luce: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Daughter: Married (?) Pete.

 

(b. Daughter: Married Marle Overfield.

 

(c. Warren Luce.

 

(d. Theodore Luce, Jr.: Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) June Luce.

 

George Place married (3rd) Sarah E. Risley and had the following son:

 

(9. Lindley Luce: Died about 1941, age 67.  Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(a. Ralph Luce: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Angeline Luce: Married Ken Hunter.

 

(2) Shirley Luce: Married Ralph Beard.

 

(3) Leo (sp) Luce: Adopted, age 17.

 

e. Sarah Place: Born 26 June 1818.  Died (17?) August 1899.  Married David Duart.

 

f. John Place: Born 23 August 1820.  Died 2 February 1904.  Married Jane Quigley.

 

g. Charles Place: Born 29 October 1822.  Died 22 February 1910.  Married Elizabeth Pipher.

 

h. Hannah Place: Born 19 April 1826.  Married Zura Evans on 2 March 1843.

 

i. Rebecca Place: Born 11 January 1828.  Died 7 March 1910.  Married John Bunnell.

 

j. William Place: Born 30 January 1831.  Died 22 April 1911.  Married Elizabeth Brooks on 4 August 1852 and had the following children:

 

(1. Agnes Place: Never married.

 

(2. George Place: Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Mary Place: Married (?) Lockwood.

 

(3. Frank Place: Never married.

 

(4. Benjamin “Ben” Place: Married.

 

(5. Eva Place.

 

(6. Miner Place: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Eaton Place.

 

(b. Herbert Place.

 

(c. William Place: Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Daughter: Married Roy Shoemaker – the secretary.

 

3. Rebecca Place: Eldest daughter.  Born 14 January 1785 at Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 9 July 1788.  Died 1 September 1875, age 90 years, 7 months, 16 days.  Married (1st) Robert Biles (b. 7 Jun 1781, d. 26 Sep 1812/15 at Meshoppen, Wyoming Co., PA), 4th child of Henry Biles, in 1802; the South Towanda Biles were his descendants.  Rebecca (Place) Biles married (2nd) Benjamin Jennings (d. 3 Jun 1869, age 75 yrs, 1 mo., 2 days) and had the following children:

 

a. Isaac Jennings: Born 9 September 1814.  Died 3 December 1896.

 

b. Aaron Jennings: Born 17 December 1816.  Died 1825.

 

c. William Jennings: Born 17 December 1818.

 

d. Eleanor Jennings: Born 11 April 1821.

 

e. Savannah/Lavannah Jennings: Born 11 April 1823.

 

f. Eliza “Liz” Jennings: Born 17 March 1825.  Died 11 April 1832.

 

g. Laura “Lar” Jennings: Born 19 May 1827.  Died 16 July 1913.

 

h. Nelson Jennings: Born 8 October 1829.

 

i. Aaron Depuy Jennings “Dag”: Born 4 June 1841.

 

4. Rosanna/Rosannah Place: See generation 1, below.

 

5. Margaret Place: Born 15 April 1788 at Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

6. Captain James Place, Jr.: Born 19 January 1789 (also seen: 31 Jan 1790 from Wyalusing Cem.) at Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 14 April 1789.  Died 14 April 1856 at West Terry; interred there in the yard of the Old White Church near the railroad station (also seen: Wyalusing Twp).  In 1833 moved to the Old Heckwelder house near the railroad station and remained there about 12 years.  Was “lame.”  Married (1st) Maria Susan DePew “Susan” (b. 5 Oct 1792, d. 14 Nov 1826) on 23 November 1811 and had the following children:

 

a. Benjamin Place: Born 24 November 1814.  Baptized 3 September 1815 at the Walpack Dutch Reformed Church, Walpack, New Jersey.

 

b. Jacob Jake Place: Born 24 November 1816.  Died 30 October 1842 (also seen: d. 1849) from complications of typhoid fever, before the birth of his son, Jacob.  Married (1st) (?) and had the following children: (unknown number)

 

(1)

 

(2)

 

Jacob Place married (2nd), as her 1st husband, Emma Stevens (b. 25 Feb 1818, d. 16/17 Apr 1907), daughter of Seth and Polly (Lee) Stevens, in 1839 and had the following children:

 

(3) Eleanor “Ellen” Place: (photos) Born 30 October 1840.  Died 20 May 1927?.  Married Christian Frutchey on 26 February 1862 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a) George Frutchey: (photos) Fell off a train and hit his head, resulting in mental impairment for the remainder of his life; resided in an institution.

 

(b) Emma Frutchey: Born 10 April 18??.  Married Leslie G. Farr and had the following children:

 

[1. Kate Farr: Died young.

 

[2. Roy Farr.

 

[3. Lee Farr.

 

[4. Albert Farr.

 

[5. Elmer Farr.

 

[6. Winifred Farr.

 

[7. Amsey Farr.

 

[8. Elizabeth Farr.

 

(c) Dora Frutchey: Married Edward Verbryck and resided at Standing Stone, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Dora and Edward had the following children:

 

[1. Adah/Ada May Verbryck: (more info) Born 5 October 1890.  Married Lee Donley of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on 1 February 1912 and resided at Wilkes-Barre.  Also married (?) Comstock.

 

[2. Eleanor Verbryck: Married Frank Ennis.

 

[3. Mervil Verbryck.

 

[4. Daisy Verbryck.

 

[5. Emma Verbryck.

 

[6. Hazel Verbryck.

 

[7. Earl Verbryck: (photos) Born October 1894.

 

(d) Ada Frutchey: Married George Comstock and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Viola Comstock: Married (?) Garrison and had the following children:

 

[a. Gloria Garrison.

 

[b. Gary Garrison.

 

(e) Daisy B. Frutchey: Youngest child.  Died about age 20 from consumption.

 

(4) Jacob “Jake” Stevens Place: Born 9 December 1842 in New Albany Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 24 September 1924.  Married Rosannah/Rosanna Love (b. 1 Mar 1847 at Auburn Twp, Susquehanna Co., PA) (of interest, Rosannah had a brother, Jehiel Love, who m. Elizabeth DePew).  Moved to Missouri on 10 April 1871.  Jacob and Rosannah had the following daughters:

 

(a) Etna Place: Born 7 February 1869 in New Albany Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married Dr. Oliver L. Lyon of Greencastle, Indiana and had the following children:

 

[1. Eric Lyon: Born 8 May 1893.  Died October 1967 from complications of a massive stroke in March 1967.  Taught at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

 

[2. Agnes Lyon: Born 1 February 1906.  Resided in Kansas?

 

(b) Angie Place: Born 18 February 1871 at Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 2 November 1940.  Married William R. Everson of Steeleville, Missouri and had the following child:

 

[1. Dorothy Everson: Died about 1949.  Married, as his 1st wife, Walter Conrad; no children.  Walter married again.  He was employed at the St. Louis, Missouri water plant.

 

(c) Lou Place: Born 9 June 1873 at Boon Township, Crawford, County, Missouri.  26 December 1895.  Married Reverend Andrew T. Carr and had a son who died as an infant.

 

At the time of the 1850 US Census, Emma (Stevens) Place was residing with her parents.  About 14 years after Jacob Place’s death, Emma (Stevens) Place married (2nd), as his 3rd wife, John Irvine (3).

 

c. Elizabeth Place: Married (?) Davis.

 

d. Eliza Place: Married (?) Jacoby.

 

Captain James Place, Jr. married (2nd), as her (2nd) husband, Margaret/Martha (?) Stroud (b. 23 Mar 1797, d. 23 Jun 1842), who had 1st married Walter Stroud, and had the following children:

 

e. George Place.

 

f. William Place “Uncle Billy”: Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1. Frank Place: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Victor Place.

 

(b. William Place: Attended the 1956 Place Reunion.

 

g. Stephen “Steve” H./A. Place: Born 1835 and resided at Russell Hill.  Lived to be at least 90.  Interred beside his father in the Old White Church Cemetery, West Terry, Pennsylvania.  Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1. Edward “Ed” Place: Resided at Russell Hill.

 

(2. Esther Place: Married (?) Piatt.

 

7. Captain John Bowden Place: (photos) Born 13 July 1791 in Middle Smithfield Township, Northampton (later Monroe) County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 9 November 1794.  Died 16 March 1876 (also seen: 5 Feb 1882); interred Coolbaugh Cemetery, Middle Smithfield Township.  Was a Captain in the Pennsylvania State Militia and referred to as “Captain Place.”  Married Martha Patty Pattie Bunnell (photos) (b. 12 Oct 1786/87/89 in Middle Smithfield Twp, d. 9 Jan 1866; interred with John) (Para. C.5. of gen 3 of the Bunnell Annex), daughter of Benjamin (b. 10 Nov 1742) and Catherine (Barry/Berry) Bunnell (b. 26 Nov 1759), on 10 July 1809 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and resided there on the old Solomon Bunnell farmstead.  John and Pattie (Bunnell) Place had the following daughter:

 

a. Hester/Esther “Hettie Place: (photos) (also see generation 3, Para. C.5.a. of the Bunnell Annex) Born 17 April 1810 (also seen: b. 1812).  Died 5 February 1882 (also seen: d. 1892).  Married Jacob Kerrick (photos) (b. 5 Jul 1810, d. 30 Aug 1888 at Asylum, age 78)(gen 3 of the Kerrick Annex), son of Frederick and Eleanor (Delong) Kerrick, on 8 December 1831  at the Asylum Methodist Church, Asylum Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania and resided there.  Hester and Jacob had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1) Jacob Kerrick, Jr.

 

(2) George Kerrick.

 

(3) Benjamin “Ben” Kerrick.

 

(4) Elizabeth Kerrick.

 

(5) Ellen Kerrick: Married (?) Brannd.

 

(6) Mary Kerrick: Married (?) Carkuff.

 

(7) Brooks Kerrick.

 

(8) Frederick Kerrick.

 

(4) Wilson Kerrick: Married Eliza Emery and had, among others, the following daughter:

 

(a) Sarah Ellen Kerrick:  Married John Addison Biles.

 

b. Rebeccah/Rebecca “Becky” Place: Born 24 November 1811.  Died 16 October 1880.  Married Maddison Decker (b. 30 Sep 1810, d. 1 Dec 1889) on 7 June 1829 and resided in Asylum Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Rebeccah and Maddison had the following children: (several spellings in doubt)

 

(1. Hiram Decker: Born 5 June 1830. Died 5 May 1904, age 75.  Married Rachel Pendeshot and had 2 children.

 

(2. Martha Jane Decker: Born 20 November 1831.  Married Charles Lewis and had 4 children.

 

(3. Mary (J. ?) Decker: Born 20 April 1834.  Married Jerret Ross and had 1 child.

 

(4. Catherine Decker: Born 4 June 1836.  Married Burton Ross and had 3 children.

 

(5. Simon Decker: Born 20 May 1838.  Married (1st) (?); no children.  Married (2nd) Angie Simons; no children.  Married (2nd) (?); no children.

 

(6. George Monroe Decker: Born 24 July 1840.  Died 7 February 1900.  Married Belle Turner and had 1 child.

 

(7. Savannah Decker: Born 15 December 1842.  Married Colbaug L. Jefferies; no children.

 

(8. John Maddison Decker: Born 29 September 1844.  Married Hannah Yetter and had 1 child.

 

(9. Angeline Decker: Born 23 April 1847.  Married Ezra Mason and had 2 children.

 

(10. Amanda E. Decker: Born 27 January 1849.  Married Mae Huston and had 3 children.

 

(11. Clymenice Decker: Born 21 October 1852.  Died 11 February 1903.

 

(12. Seymour Decker: Twin.  Born 4 July 1854.  Married Eliza Bennett and had 3 sons.

 

(13. Siven Decker: Twin.  Born 4 July 1854.  Died 11 June 1864.

 

(14. Sarah Decker: Born 6 February 1859.  Married John Hess and had 4 children.

 

c. Benjamin Place: Born 25 October 1813.  Died 4 April 1897.  Married Elizabeth Kerrick (Para. C.5. of gen 4 of the Kerrick Annex) on 5 February 1832.

 

d. Mary Place: Born 27 September 1814.  Died 6 June 1883.  Married John Mosier.

 

8. Mary Place: Born 7 September 1793 (church record: 7 Nov 1793) at Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized there 9 November 1794.  Died 3 November 1851, age 58, at Tunkhannock, Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania; interred Bunnell Hill Cemetery, Meshoppen Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Married, as his 2nd wife, John Bunnell (b. 13 Aug 1790, d. 11 Aug 1872, age 81)(gen 7 of the Bunnell Annex), son of Benjamin and Catherine (Barry) Bunnell, on 10 July 1810 in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Mary and John resided at Tunkhannock, Wyoming Township, Pennsylvania and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Benjamin Bunnell, Jr.: 24 October 1811.  Married Sally Lytle on 17 January 1833.

 

b. James Bunnell: Born 10 April 1814.  Married Mary Harding on 5 October 1837.

 

c. Lydia Bunnell: Born 22 March 1816.  Died .  Married George Sumner on 22 March 1835.

 

d. Anna Bunnell*: Born 18 November 1817.  Died 11 March 1854.  Married Archabald “Archie” Bannatine/Bannatyne.

 

e. Betsy Bunnell*: Born 2 January 1819.  Died 27 March 1854.  Married William Overfield.

 

f. Savanna Bunnell: Born 2 June 1820.  Died 5 April 1841.

 

g. Mary Bunnell: Born 24 February 1822.  Died 22 August 1889.  Married Jacob Place Biles on 15 August 1839 and resided at Homet’s Ferry, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

h. Sarah Bunnell: Born 12 March 1824.  Died 6 April 1881.  Married Isaac O. Smith “Uncle Ike” on 18 November 1857.

 

i. John Bunnell, Jr.: Born 19 April 1826.  Died 10 September 1872.  Married Rebbecca Place, daughter of William Place, on 13 September 1846.

 

j. Aaron Bunnell: Born 30 January 1828.  Died 1894.  Married Clementine Lane on 23 April 1849 and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Bessie Bunnell: Married Harry S. Jennings, generation 5 of the Jennings Annex.

 

k. Charles Bunnell: Born 21 March 1830.  Died 5 April 1830, age 12 days.

 

l. Amanda Bunnell: Born 3 March 1831.  Married Gilbert Chamberlain (Para 3.e. of gen. 2 of the Chamberlain Annex) on 29 September 1853.

 

m. Charles Bunnell: Born 4 July 1833.  Married Amanda Blakeslee on 3 January 1854.

 

n. George Bunnell: Born 2 March 1838.  Married Frances Bardwell on 2 May 1858.

 

9. Susan Place: Twin.  Born 22 December 1794 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Joseph Kerrick.

 

10. Eleanor “Lena” Place: Twin.  Born 22/23 December 1794 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 4 February 1859 at Bunnell Hill, Meshoppen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania; interred Bunnell Hill Cemetery.  Married Solomon Bunnell (b. 21 Jul 1792 in Middle Smithfield Twp, d. 22 May 1874 at Bunnell Hill) (Para C.8. of gen 3 of the Bunnell Annex), son of Benjamin and Catherine (Barry) Bunnell, and brother of John Bunnell (Para. 8, above), on 19/12 August 1812 in Middle Smithfield Township.  Solomon and Eleanor moved to the Bunnell Hill farm his brother, John vacated in 1814 and they resided there the remainder of their lives, having 5 children.

 

11. Captain Isaac Place: Born 22 May 1797 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Elizabeth “Betsy” Woodcock and moved to Ohio.  They had 14 children.

 

12. Ann Place: Born 21 April 1800 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Joseph Harmon in 1821 and had 7 children, including:

 

a. Rhoda M. Harmon: Born 23 January 1831.  Died 16 August 1891.  Married George R. Ackaroid/Acroyd and resided at Wyalusing, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

b. Mary Harmon: Married Joseph Stalford and resided in Wilmot Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

13. George Place: Born 15 October 1802 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 20 March 1825?, age 22.  Married Sarah Brink in 1821 and had the following son:

 

a. Charles Place.

 

1   Rosanna/Rosannah Phoebe Place

 

Born 11 August 1786 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Baptized on 23 September 1787.  Died 5 March 1868, age 81, on the family farm near Homets Ferry, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married Alexander Patterson Biles, generation 7 of the Ancestors of John Addison Biles on 14 September 1801.

 

 

* Note from Marian Elizabeth Biles: “Bible at Anna and Emma’s [daughters of James Monroe Biles, 2nd child of Jacob Place Biles] – old Biles family Bible – in front of 579 – Emma thinks written by Aunt Helen Hover – note here written –

 

Anna Bunnell married William Overfield on Feb 25 1836

Betsy Bunnell married Archie Bannatyne Mar 27 1854

 

This does not agree with my former notes.”

 

XXXXX

 

Other, still unknown, Place names:

 

1. George Place: (warning: note is hard to read, so relationships may be in error) Born at ”the Neck,” oldest child.  Married (1st) “Polly Jayne” (interred at “the Neck”); no children.

 

Adjacent note: “My mother: Mary Jane Place: Married Daniel A. Treible (pronounced Try ble) and had the following children:

 

(1. Minnie Treible.

 

(2. Peter Treible: Born December 1867.

 

George Place married (2nd) Elizabeth Luce, daughter of (?) Bunnell (who also had son, Rev. Benjamin Luce), and had the following children:

 

b. Margaret Place: Married (?) Jennings and resided in Kansas.

 

c. Ann Place: Married Edgar Bramhall and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Gertie Bramhall: Resided at Meshoppen?

 

d. Rebecca Place: Married (?) Green.

 

e. Harrison Place: Married Lib and had the following children:

 

(1. Harry Place.

 

(2. Leo Place.

 

(3. Daughter.

 

f. Theodore “Dorie” Place: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Daughter: Married (?) Pete.

 

(2. Daughter: Married Mark Overfield.

 

(3. Warren Place.

 

(4. Theodore “Dorie” Place, Jr.: Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. June Place: Perhaps married John Dunn.

 

g. Frank Place: Died age 3.

 

George Place married (3rd) Sarah E. (?) Risley (b. abt 1836, d. 1898, age 62), daughter of Thomas and Mary (Newton) Risley, and had the following son:

 

h. Lindley Place: Died 1941.  Employed as a farmer in Auburn Township.  Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1. Ralph Place: (attended Biles Reunion) Married (?) and raised the following children:

 

(a. Leo (?): Foster child.

 

(b. Angeline Place: Married (1st) Kenneth Hunter.  Married (2nd) Ralph Beard (sp).

 

(c. Shirley Place:

 

2. Theodore Place: (perhaps brother of George Place, above.  Married (?) and adopted the following son:

 

a. Leo (?) Place.

 

3. John Place: In 1634 left England with the following children and, via Bermuda, settled in Massachusetts:

 

a. Richard Place: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Ebenezer Place.

 

(2. John Place.

 

(3. James Place.

 

(4. Samuel Place.

 

(5. Sarah Place.

 

(6. Abigail Place.

 

b. Eleanor Place.

 

c. Abigail Place.

 

4. Peter Place: Married Alice (?) and in 1635 emigrated from London, England to Boston, Massachusetts with the following children:

 

a. Hannah Place.

 

b. Joseph Place.

 

c. Peter Place, Jr.: Resided at Providence, Rhode Island.

 

d. Elizabeth Place.

 

e. Sarah Place.

 

5. Phoebe Place: (George Noach Strunk told John Addison Biles on 21 August 1925 that Phoebe Place (Steve’s youngest sister) married (?) Leroy and had a daughter, Susie Leroy, who married Abe Fawcet.  Perhaps another sister married William Reynolds.)

 

 

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