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F A M I L Y   T R E E S  of Merrimack, NH
(Part I)


- Disclaimer: I am not responsible for the accurateness or authenticity of these genealogies. Please see the reference material used for more information.
- Primary Source: History of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1885, 878 pgs.
- Secondary sources, "The History of Merrymac NH" and through personal research

- The following genealogies are limited to persons born in Merrimack, it being outside the scope of this work to follow the descendants who have emigrated to other places...
- The FIRST generation of the family residing in MERRIMACK NH is shown in red, bold.

Barnes | Chamberlain | Fields | Gage | Ingalls | Jones

See the complete list of family trees available on this website


ANCESTORS OF THE BARNES' FAMILY OF MERRIMACK NH (probable)

[Note: A "*" mark indicates there is more information on an allied family, in the book, "History of Merrimack NH]

THOMAS-1 BARNES, (said to have been a son of Roland) born 1602 in Hingham, Norfolk England, died 29 NOV 1672 in Hingham, MA; married Anna --. Had 5 children, Peter being the youngest. Thomas Barnes settled in Hingham MA by 1637, when he is listed as a landowner; shown as freeman in 1645. He is buried at Ships Church Cemetery. Thomas was by occupation "farmer," and "weaver." His wife, Anna, outlived him, and d. 5 Apr. 1691. His will, dated 29 Apr. 1671, gives the names of w. and ch. The inv. of his est. includes 12 horned cattle, 9 swine, produce, weaving material, etc. A gravestone erected to his memory, and now standing in the Hingham Cemetery, bears the foll. inscription: —

THOMAS BARNS
AGED 70 YEARS
DYED Y E 29 DAY OF
NOUEMBER. 1672.

Had at least 5 children one of whom, Peter, is below.
1. THOMAS, b. or bapt. May 21, 1643 in Hingham MA. Was living when his fa's will was made, but prob. removed from Hingham.
2. JOHN, b. or bapt. May 21, 1643 in Hingham MA
3. ELIZABETH, Dec. 8, 1644 in Hingham MA, m. —— Murfea, or Murfett.
4. +PETER, b. 6 June 1762 in Hingham MA

PETER-2 BARNES
, born 6 June 1652 in Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA, died 17 May 1742 in Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA; married July 1679 to Anna Canterbury, dau of Cornelius & Anna Canterbury. [She was baptized 8 May 1653 Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA; died 20 Dec 1729 in Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA. Peter was "Weaver", afterwards "miller", and later in life "farmer". Constable in 1690; Selectman, 1708 and 1716. Resided on North, near Ship Street in Hingham, MA. One source states He m. secondly, Aug. 14, 1730, Mrs. Lydia (Vinton) Turner, wid. of Jonathan Turner of Scituate, MA, and previously, perhaps, the wid, of Blaze Vinton. She b. in Hingham 17 Jan. 1756, aet. 86 yrs. Peter d. 17 May, 1742, aet. 90 yrs.
Children of Peter & Anna (Canterbury) Barnes:
1. Cornelius, b. Aug 24, 1684; died at 21 yrs. of age.
4. +JOHN, b. Dec. 10, 1685,

JOHN-3 BARNES, son of Peter & Anna (Canterbury) Barnes, b. 10 Dec 1685 in Hingham, Mass , died 25 Apr 1760; married 5 Sep 1715 to Elizabeth Vinton, dau of Blais/Blaze & Lydia (Hayden) Vinton. [She b. 1698, died 11 Feb 1772]. He was a Constable in 1714 in Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA. He signed a will on 19 Jun 1759. He was a farmer, residing Weir River in Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA.
Children of John & Elizabeth (Vinton) Barnes:
1. Peter, b. 1716 in Hingham MA; m. Martha Whitney; resided in Hopkinton MA
; tanner.
2. John, b. 7 May 1717 in Hingham MA; died in infancy
3. John 2d, b. 18 Nov 1718 in Hingham MA, died 18 March 1788; married 24 Dec 1746 to Margaret Curtis, dau. of William and Margaret (Pratt) Curtis. She was b. 5 Nov 1726, and d. in Hingham
3 Dec. 1766, aet 40 yrs. Farmer. Constable in 1749. Resided on Summer St. (east side), near the steamboat-landing. Had issue.
4. Cornelius, b. 1720 in Hingham MA
5. +THOMAS, b. 1722 in Hingham MA; married Rachel Barrett
6. +JOSEPH, b. 6 July, 1726
in Hingham MA (twin)
6. Benjamin, b. 6 JUL 1726 in Hingham, MA (twin); died 13 June 1803; married 1) Hannah Beal, daughter of Andrew and Rachel (Bates) Beal. She was b. in Hanham 20 Aug 1727 and d. 18 July 1783. He m2) Ruth Loring. She d. 22 Nov 1788 age 53 yrs. He married 3d) 7 July 1789 Mrs. Hannah (Whiton) Leavitt, widow of Moses Leavitt and dau of Jonathan and Hannah (Dunbar) Whiton. She was b. in Hingham MA 14 Oct 1733 and d. 8 Oct 1823 in her 90th year. Resided in Hingham MA. He d. 13 June, 1803, in his 77th yr. "Farmer." Constable in 1765. Resided at Weir River. Had issue, all by his first wife.
7. Anna, b. 1728 in Hingham MA
8. Lydia, b. 1730 in Hingham MA
9. Olive, b. 1733 in Hingham MA
10. Ensign, b. 1735 in Hingham MA, d. d. June 1737

CAPT. (also called LIEUT.) THOMAS-4 BARNES , son of John & Elizabeth (Vinton) Barnes, born 1722 in Hingham MA; died 16 Feb 1805 in Pomfret, VT; married 1) Rachel Barret(t) [she b. 17 Feb 1724, d. 26 Apr 1777, she is buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH]. He m2d) 26 March 1778, Susanna Cummings, dau of Jonathan [she b. 16 Nov 1730, d. 1810). A "Lieutentant" from Plymouth County, MA, who settled in Merrimack NH previous to 1746, residing where Dana Hutchinson was living in 1885; served Merrimack as "Tythingman," Constable, Selectman Treasurer, Deer Keeper, Fence Viewer, Tax Collection, Sealer of Weights and Measures, Moderator and Grand Juror; is shown on the 1787 Tax list, District 2. The homestead farm of Thomas Barnes sat on Patten Road, on what was Lot #40 of the township. The land transfer to him for this property states,"All my right title and interested..derived to me by my Uncle John Cantebury..transfer of John Barns of Hingham, Massachusetts to his son Thomas Barns, a carpenter living in Narragansett Township Number 5." Thomas, in 1787, sold his son Cornelius the Lots #40 and $93. In 1801 Thomas received a bond from Cornelius and in turn relinquished the dwelling house. This house was sold to the Merrimack Historical Society after 1946, and was dismantled (supposedly to be reassembled at a later date).
Children of Thomas & Rachel (Barrett) Barnes:
1. Asa, b. 29 Oct 1746 in Merrimack NH; ?died 9 Feb 1825 in Bedford, NH; married Esther Richardson, dau of Josiah [she b. 29 Oct 1746); resided in Bedford NH and had children: Asa, Nathan, Polly/Mary, Thomas, Cornelius, Anna and Josiah. Carl Ball of Shorewood WI, a descendant of both Thomas and Josiah wrote to me saying the following: "Actually, Asa and Esther removed to Chester VT ca 1801 as did some of their children. They are buried there in the Brookside Cemetery, as is their son Josiah. Son Thomas is buried in Rochester VT. Daughter Mary/Polly married Isaac Caryll in Chester VT and went with him to NY; she's buried in the old cemetery in West Richmondville, NY. I believe Nathan remained in Merrimack and Asa died in Sharon, NH. I'm not sure about Cornelius or Anna - there are a lot of Cornelius Barnes's."
2. Thomas, b 4 Oct 1749 in Merrimack NH
3. Sarah, b. 21 March 1752 in Merrimack NH; married 28 March 1773 to Zachariah Richardson*
4. Lydia, b 16 Apr 1754 in Merrimack NH; m. 2 Apr 1778 to Sergeant Page
5. Rachel, born 30 June 1756 in Merrimack NH; m 19 Feb 1778 to Richard Thomson of Rindge NH
6. Hannah, born 23 MAR 1759 in Merrimack, Hillsborough Co., NH; died 25 Dec 1839 in Bedford, NH; married 12 Nov 1778 to Benjamin Sprague of Billerica MA. Had ten children born in Bedford NH; The book, "Sprague Families in America," states that she "was known far and wide for her sympathetic characterand devotion as a nurse."
7. Elizabeth/Betsey, b 7 June 1761 in Merrimack NH; m 25 Sep 1777 to Jacob Richardson*
8. +John, b 17 Aug 1763 in Merrimack NH; d. 10 June 1792 at Bedford NH
9. +Cornelius, b 2 FEB 1766 in Merrimack NH;

DR. JOSEPH-4 BARNES, son of John & Elizabeth (Vinton) Barnes of Hingham, Mass; b. July 6, 1726; d. October 29, 1781 (buried Litchfield N.H.) m. Jan. 23, 1749 to Joanna Sprague [she was the daugher of Jeremiah & Priscilla (Knight) Sprague of Hingham, MA, b. March 20, 1727/28, Hingham, Mass, died July 18, 1804]. He served Merrimack as selectman, moderator, field driver and tythingman. In 1749/50-1759 he is on the tax lists. He was the first doctor in Merrimack. [Note: at least one genealogy states that Joanna Sprague was the dau of William & Deborah (Lane) Sprague. It is highly doubtful that this Joanna Sprague, b. 1697, at the age of 70 years, married and afterward had children].
Children of Joseph & Joanna (Sprague) Barnes:
1. +Reuben, b. 1756 in Merrimack NH
2. +Joseph
3. may be more children

JOSEPH-5 BARNES, son of Joseph and Joanna (Sprague) Barnes, married 1st, June 11, 1805 to Mary Flanders. He married 2d, Dec. 27, 1817 to Sarah Putnam, dau of Joseph Jr. & Rebecca (Burton) Putnam of Amherst, N.H. He died before December 1817, and Sarah married 2d, Oliver Barrett of Wilton NH.
Children of Joseph & Mary (Flanders) Barnes [his first wife]
:
1. Joseph, baptized July 13, 1806 (his son Darius b. Feb 1831)
2. Mary Anne, baptized October 2, 1808

JOHN-5 BARNES, son of Thomas & Rachel (Barret) Barnes, was born 17 Aug 1763 in Merrimack NH, died 10 June, 1792 in Bedford NH; married 2 Feb 1785 to Abigail Buxton; he served Merrimack as a "Hog Reeve."
Children of John & Abigail (Buxton) Barnes:
1. Lydia, baptized 20 Nov, 1785 in Merrimack NH
2. Abigail, baptized 29 Nov 1789 in Merrimack NH
3. John, b. 1791, died 20 Feb 1810

CORNELIUS-5 BARNES, son of Thomas & Rachel (Barret) Barnes, b. 2 Feb 1786 in Merrimack NH; d. 22 Aug 1818; m. 21 Nov 1766 to Abigail Vose, dau of James Vose of Bedford NH. [she b. 21 June 1765 at Bedford NH]. They moved to Pomfret VT about 1804. [SEE notes above under his father Thomas's listing about the homestead].
Children of Cornelius & Abigail (Vose) Barnes:
1. James, b 22 Aug 1787 at Merrimack NH
2. Thomas, b. 11 Nov 1788 at Merrimack NH
3. Rachel, b 13 July 1790 at Merrimack NH
4. Abigail, b 2 Apr 1792 at Merrimack NH
5. Susannah b 29 June 1794 at Merrimack NH
6. Cornelius, b. 22 June 1796 at Merrimack NH
7. Jacob b 24 Apr 1798 at Merrimack NH; died 14 May 1840 in Kent Co., Michigan; married 30 April 1818 in Pomfret, Windsor Co. VT to Nancy Winslow; had issue who resided in VT and other places.
8. Asenath, b. 21 Feb 1800 at Merrimack NH
9. Mary L., b 4 Apr 1802; d. 18 Aug 1802
10. Josepha, b. 22 Apr 1806?


LIEUT. REUBEN-5 BARNES, son of Joseph & Joanna (Sprague) Barnes, b. Nov. 18, 1756, Merrimack, N.H.; d. September 12, 1832 Dracut, Mass; m. May 17, 1778 Eleanor Shipley of Litchfield N.H. He served Merrimack as Surveyor of Highways, and Constable; He is on the Merrimack 1787 Tax list, District 2. [the tombstone of his daughter Sarah, states the title, LIEUT for her father Reuben].
Children of Reuben & Eleanor (Shipley) Barnes:
1. Sarah (Sally), b. Oct 6, 1778, died August 1, 1795, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH
2. +Reuben, b. Feb 25, 1781; d. March 31, 1865
3. Joseph, b. Feb. 18, 1783
4. +Samuel, b. May 13, 1785; d. Dec. 9, 1855
5. Eleanor, b. June 13, 1788 (settled in Boston, MA)
6. Joanna, b. Aug. 10, 1791 in Merrimack NH; died August 27, 1886;
married Henry Fretts* The children of Joanna (Barnes) Fretts were Harriet (settled in Iowa), Lorena (settled in Nashua), George (settled in Vermont), Catherine (died young), Richard (settled in Merrimack), Henry-2, Emmeline (settled in New Bedford). The children of Richard Fretts are Emma, Henry, and Laura (all living in Merrimack).

7. John, settled in Dracut, Mass.
8. Polly, settled in Dracut, Mass.

REUBEN-6 BARNES, son of Reuben & Eleanor (Shipley) Barnes, born February 25, 1781, Merrimack, N.H.; died March 31, 1865; married November 26, 1801 to Mary Chamberlain, daughter of John.
Children of Reuben & Mary (Chamberlain) Barnes:
1. Lavinia, b. 1808; d. November 15, 1856; married 1st, Matthew Miller*; married 2d, November 18, 1847, James W. Blood*
2. Rebecca, died January 16, 1828
3. Ann, b. 1813; died 1849; m. February 27, 1834, Horatio N. Longa* Ann (Barnes) Longa's children were Washington (settled in Manchester NH), Charles (settled in Nashua NH, where his daughter Mary E., was born, and then returned to Merrimack), John (lived in Nashua NH), Sarah (married Henry T.I. Blood of Merrimack and her children included Clinton, ----, Charley, Annie, Bertha and Mary.).
4. Lucy, settled in Chelmsford, Mass.
5. Dolly, b. 1815; died July 21, 1878; married 1st, ----- Channell; married 2d, Solomon R. Barron.* Dolly (Barnes) Barron's children were Sarah (married Charles Longa, and settled in Nashua NH), John (settled in Nebraska), Clarence (died young), Daniel (settled in Merrimack NH)
6. James, b. 1821, died young.
7. +David Q., b. 1823, died December 21, 1907.
8. Hannah, b. September 6, 1824; died Feb 10, 1865; m. Ira Mears of Merrimack NH. The children of Hannah (Barnes) Mears were Jane (went West), Mattie (settled in Manchester, NH), George (went West), Stella (lived in Boston, MA).
9. Betsey, died May 27, 1827
10. +John K., b. 1829 Merrimack NH; died Sept 27, 1893
11. Eliza R., b 1834, settled in Nashua NH
12. Joel, settled in the west.

SAMUEL-6 BARNES, son of Reuben & Eleanor (Shipley) Barnes, born 13 May 1785 in Merrimack NH; d. 9 Dec 1855, he is buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH; m. 12 Apr 1812 to Betsey Cady [she b. 1786, d. 1 May 1873 and is buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH].
Children of Samuel & Betsey (Cady) Barnes:
1. Betsey, b. 22 Sep 1812; m1) John Connary of Milford NH; m2) Ezekiel Goodwin of of Milford NH
2. Samuel, d. 18 March 1850; settled in Boston MA; buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH
3. Hannah, b. 7 Feb 1819; d. 6 Dec 1895; m. Orrison/Morrison Sanderson of Merrimack; their children included Nancy J. (died unmarried), Lorenzo (lived in Fitchburg, Mass.), Ellen (lived in Merrimack), Dana (lived in Merrimack), Orrin (lived in Merrimack).
4. Solomon P, b 1826; d. 4 June 1877; m. Augusta F. Killecutt; lived in Merrimack NH; buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH
5. +Reuben, b. 1828, d. 26 June 1886
6. Jane, m. Elijah Leach of Milford NH
7. Amanda, m. Moses Pinghram/Pingham of Derry NH
8. Nancy, m. Joseph Day of Derry NH


DAVID Q.-7 BARNES, son of Reuben and Mary (Chamberlain) Barnes, b 1823; died Dec 21, 1907; m. Dec. 31, 1844 Ruth Ann Mears, dau. of Robert [she b. 1825, d. Jan 6, 1899].
Children of David Q. & Ruth A. (Mears) Barnes:
1. Charles K., b. 1845; m. Feb 14 1866 Julia A. Marsh and settled in Massachusetts
2. Sarah Margaret, b. 1849; d. July 12, 1875; lived in Nashua NH
3. Elvira Ann (aka Almira) b. 1852; unmarried
4. John Frank, b. 1854; baptized Nov. 1856, Merrimack NH; married 31 Dec 1872 to Eliza Carolina Buss of Temple NH, and settled in Lowell, MA
5. Willie Eugene, b. 1858, settled in Massachusetts
6. Clara Electa, baptized 10 July 1864 in Merrimack NH; d. 26 Nov 1881

JOHN K.-7 BARNES, son of Reuben & Mary (Chamberlain) Barnes, b. 1829 in Merrimack NH; d. 27 Sep 1893; married Sarah MEARS [she b. 1833].
Children of John K. & Sarah (Mears) Barnes:
1. +John Edgar, b. 1856
2. Clayton J., b. 31 March 1859; d. 3 March 1881 Nashua NH; unm
3. Fred L., b. 1860; resided in Nashua NH; d. 21 Dec 1878 in Canaan NH
4. Lillie J. [aka Lillian] , b 1863; d. 22 Jan 1884; unm
5. Ada M. [aka Addie] , b. 1867, settled in Londonderry NH, and also in Townsend, MA
6. Nellie S., b. 1869; settled in Townsend MA

REUBEN-7 BARNES, son of Samuel & Betsey (Cady) Barnes, b 1828; d. 26 June 1886; m. 23 Aug 1851, Louisa J. (Moore) Hale of Bedford, NH, dau of Joseph
Children of Reuben & Louisa (Moore) Barnes:
1. son, b. 12 Nov 1886 [the "History of Merrimack has a cryptic note here stating the mother's name was Hattie Leach].

JOHN EDGAR-8 BARNES, son of John K. & Sarah (Mears) Barnes, b. 1856; m. 4 July 1875 to Mary D. Gibbs and settled in Brookline.
Children of John E. & Mary D. (Gibbs) Barnes:
1. Flora, b. 15 July 1876

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From: The History of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire;
Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1885, under the section about Litchfield NH shows the following:

DR. JOSEPH BARNES, who died October 29, 1781, at the age of fifty-five years and ten months, came from Lincoln, England. For about twenty years he practiced medicine in Litchfield, and, as had already been stated, was surgeon in Colonel David Gilman's regiment during the Revolutionary War. He was elected delegate to the County Congress, which assembled at Amherst.
   Among his descendants is Royal D. Barnes, son of Warren M. Barnes, of Litchfield. Royal D. was born in Litchfield, June 18, 1854. After fitting for college he commenced the study of law, in the winter of 1874, at Nashua, NH. He was admitted to the Hillsborough County bar in January, 1878. Since his admission he has been located at Nashua [NH], and has been three times elected city solicitor.

As shown above, Dr. Joseph Barnes, b. Oct 29, 1781 was the son of John & Elizabeth (Vinton) Barnes of Hingham, Mass. I have been able to find Royal D., living in the household of Warren M. Barnes of Litchfield in 1860 and 1870. The Rebekah Barnes shown in the same census would have been the wife of Reuben, living in Litchfield in 1850, so possibly Warren is a son of Reuben. I have not yet been able to connect that line to this family, but very probably they are related.

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The following can be found in the "History of Merrmimack NH"
page 166
"Thomas Barnes petitioned the town in 1783 to see if they would pay anything for services done by his negro man as a bounty. In doing research on the Revolutionary War, we found a negro man named Ceasar Barnes, who served in the war from Merrimack. We could not find any birth record for this man, nor could we found where he came from. He did not own any property in Merrimack. Soldiers in the Revolutionary War were paid a bounty and slaves often took the name of their owner. This leads us to believe that Ceasar Barnes might have been Thomas Barne's slave.

CEASAR BARNES, d. July 4, 1804, Washington, N.H., m. April 17, 1798 Fanny Livingston of Washington, N.H. (Revolutionary War soldier). Children:
1. John
2. Pamela (Permelia),


ANCESTORS OF THE CHAMBERLAIN FAMILY OF MERRIMACK NH

THOMAS-1 CHAMBERLAIN, b. 1615/1617 in England, d. after 8 February 1691/92; married 1) Mary Parker; m2) ?Mary Jones
"Thomas was probably born in Essex, England. He was probably a brother of Edmund and William chamberlain, also of Woburn, who maved to Chelmsford and Bellerica respectively. There is an allegation that Thomas was the son of Francis Chamberlain or Virginia who married in Essex, England in 1615 Agnes Hayden. It seems possile but improbable. Children by first wife are Anna, Thomas, Samuel, Mary and possibly John. There are many descendants through his sons Thomas and Samuel, but no known descendants through his son John and daughters Anna and Mary.
There were no children born to his second wife." (from Dr. Joseph Druse, Chairperson of Thomas line, World Chamberlain Genealogical Society)
Children of Thomas & Mary (Parker) Chamberlain:
1. John
2. Anna
3. +Thomas, b abt 1639
4. Mary, b 30 Jan 1648/49
5. Samuel, b 7 Oct 1656 in Woburn MA

THOMAS-2 CHAMBERLAIN, b. Abt. 1639, d. 28 March, 1727; married 10 August 1666 to Sarah Proctor. [She b. October 12, 1646 in Concord VA, d. 27 March 27, 1727]
Children of Thomas & Sarah (Proctor) Chamberlain:
1. John who m. Rebecca Jarvis
2. Thomas, b 20 May 1667 in Chelmsford MA; m. Elizabeth Heald/Hall. He moved to Groton Massachusetts in 1698
3. +Samuel, b. 11 Jan 1678/79 in Chelmsford, MA
4. Jane, b. 19 Nov 1682
5. Elizabeth, b. 21 July 1685

SAMUEL-3 CHAMBERLAIN, b January 11, 1678/79 in Chelmsford, MA; d. April 12, 1767; married abt 1703 to Abigail Hill, dau of Nathaniel & Elizabeth (Holmes) Hill. [she b: December 26, 1683 in Billerica, d. May 16, 1760]
Children of Samuel & Abigail (Hill) Chamberlain:
1. Benjamin, b. 11 August 1704 in Chelmsford MA; married Esther Fasset
2. +John, b. 11 February 1705/06 in Chelmsford MA
3. Abigail, b. 28 Dec 1707 in Chelmsford MA
4. Elizabeth, b 8 Jan 1709/10 in Chelmsford MA
5. Jonathan b. 11 Feb 1711/12 in Chelmsford, MA; m. Elizabeth Cram; resided in Lyndeboro NH and Chelmsford MA
6. Samuel, b. 15 July 1714 in Chelmsford MA
7. Joseph, b. 25 July 1716 in Chelmsford MA
8. Thomas, b. 28 March 1718 in Chelmsford MA
9. Jane, b. 6 Aug 1623 in Chelmsbord MA
10. Aaron, b 23 Aug 1725 in Chelmsford MA
11. Jacob, b. 25 Apr 1729 in Chelmsford MA

CAPTAIN JOHN-4 CHAMBERLAIN, son of Samuel & Abigail (Hill) Chamberlain was b. 11 February 1705/06; he married Hannah Farwell; served Merrimack as Selectman, Surveyor of Highways & Moderator. On 1787 Tax list in District 3.
Captain John came from Groton, Mass. in 1734, and built mills at Souhegan. He built the first bridge across the Souhegan, at the village, at his own expense. He surrounded his log cabin with pickets as a defense against the Indians, and when he went to work in his field he took his family with him for safety. He was a man of great powers of both mind and body, and was promiment in town affairs for many years. Once, when a member of the Provincial Assembly, a member of the Council, vexed at their refusing to concur in some measure proposed by the Council, said in his passion, -- "I wish the Assembly were all in heaven." The ready reply of Chamberlain was "I should not object to that, sir, were it not that we should lose the pleasure of the company of His Majesty's Council."
Note: - In 1725, this John Chamberlain "of Groton" is listed among the famous Lovewell's party to Fryeburg, ME, where John Chamberlain was famous for killing the Indian, "Paugus." SEE END NOTES (at the bottom of this page)
Children of John & Hannah (Farwell) Chamberlain:
1. Abigail (Nabby), d. 19 Apr 1799; m 11 June 1761 to Joseph Whiting*; resided Merrimack NH
2. Rachel, d. 16 Jan 1828
3. Susannah (Susie), resided Merrimack NH
4. +Josiah, b. abt 1740
5. Silas, settled on Isaiah Herrick's place and afterward removed.
6. Hannah
7. +Joseph, b. 1759, d. 2 May 1832;
8. Elizabeth
9. Rebecca, b 1765; d 8 Feb 1845; resided Merrimack NH
10. Thomas, b. abt 1762; m. 23 March 23, 1786 in Merrimack NH to Sarah --; Children: Sarah, Betsey, Samuel
11. Polly
12 Samuel

JOSIAH-5 CHAMBERLAIN
, son of John & Hannah (Farwell) Chamberlain, b. abt. 1740; married Sarah Henry
Children of Josiah & Sarrah (Henry) Chamberlain:
1. John
2. Thomas, d. Dayton Ohio
3. Leonard
4. Sarah
5. Josiah Jr.; m. Sophie Frost; resided Merrimack NH

JOSEPH-5 CHAMBERLAIN
, son of John & Hannah (Farwell) Chamberlain, b. 1759, died 2 May 1832. Buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack, NH; married Rebecca Gilchrest [She b. 1761, d. 18 Apr 1828, buried Turkey Hill Cemetery] He served in Merrimack as Hog Reeve.
Children of Joseph & Rebecca (Gilchrest) Chamberlain:
1. Joseph, b abt. 1786 in Medfield, MA; settled in Merrimack, but afterwards moved to Boston MA where he died in 1840.
2. +Samuel, b 3 March 1787 in Merrimack NH, d. 10 May 1862
3. Reuben, b April 1790 in Merrimack, NH; removed to Billerica MA
4. Moody, b. 3 Nov, 1791 in Merrimack, NH; m. 10/15 May 1820 to Betsey Johnson Dale of Bedford NH; removed to Terre Haute, Indiana
5. Augustus, b. in Merrimack NH; removed to Terre Haute, Indiana
6. Roxanna, b. in Merrimack NH; m. 28 Nov 1816, Daniel Clapp
7. Betsey, b 1798, d. Jan 1806, buried Turkey Hill Cemetery
8. Francis, b. 1800, d. Dec 1804, buried Turkey Hill Cemetery
9.
+James, b 18 May 1801; d. 10 Feb 1827 in Dublin NH [one note states he removed to Vermont]
10. Milly/Millie, b. 17 Sep 1804; d. 3 Nov 1886, unmarried, buried Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack NH


SAMUEL-6 CHAMBERLAIN, son of Joseph & Rebecca Chamberlin, b. 1788, d. 10 May 1862; m. Charlotte Lund [She b. 1793, d 10 Dec 1890, buried Last Rest Cemetery].
Children of Samuel & Charlotte (Lund) Chamberlain:
1. Francis [Frank] A., b 1820, d 4 Oct 1905, buried Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack NH; m1st) Olive Eliza -- [She b 1826, d 1872], m2d) 18 June 1873, Lucella M. Walch. [She b. 1851; d. 1934].
2. +Samuel G., b. 1823, d. 1900
3. Laura, m. Fred Atherton

JAMES-6 CHAMBERLAIN, son of Joseph & Rebecca Chamberlain, died 10 Feb 1827 in Dublin NH; married 30 May 1826, Lydia Ann Darracott, dau of William and Lydia (Gutterson) Darracott. [She b. 18 Oct 1802, d. 27 May 1836].
Children of James & Lydia A. (Darracott) Chamberlain:
1. Lydia Ann, b. 1827, d. 5 March 1831
2. George Darricott, baptized 1834

SAMUEL G-7 CHAMBERLAIN,
son of Samuel and Charlotte (Lund) Chamberlain, b. 1823, d. 1900, married Harriet N. --- [She b. 1827, d. 1910]. Both buried Last Rest Cemetery. [Once source states that at some point he removed to Lake Village NH]
Children of Samuel & Harriet N. Chamberlain:
1. Ellen, died young
2. Charlotte, died young
3. Edward G. [or Elvord G.], settled in Boston MA
4. Harriet, died young.



ANCESTORS OF THE FIELDS FAMILY IN MERRIMACK NH

SAMUEL-1 FIELDS, SR
., married Sarah Phelps [She b: 16 Oct 1682 in Andover, Essex MA].
Children of Samuel & Sarah (Phelps) Fields Sr.:
1. +Samuel Jr.
, b. 1719 in Andover MA

SAMUEL-2 FIELDS, JR.
, son of Samuel & Sarah (Phelps) Fields SR. b. 1719 in Andover, Essex Co. MA; died before 8 Apr 1776 in Andover MA of apoplexy; married to Sarah Stevens [she b. c1728 in Methuen MA]
Children of Samuel & Sarah (Stevens) Fields Jr.:
1. +Henry, b: 17 Nov 1733/1743 in Andover, Essex, MA
2. +John, b: 9 Mar 1756 in Andover, Essex MA
3. +Joshua (Sr), b. 9 Feb 1747/48 in Andover, Essex MA
4. Marston b. 6 Apr 1745 in Andover, Essex MA; died at 16 days
5. +Marsten/Marston (Sr) (Marston), b: 29 Mar 1746 in Andover, Essex, MA
6. +Samuel, b. 13 Feb, 1752 in Andover MA
7. Sarah b. 20 Jan 1758 in Andover, Essex MA; m. Andrew Wilkins; resided in Merrimack NH
8. Twin FIELDS b: 2 Dec 1749 in Andover, Essex MA

There were four brothers and a sister of this family who came to this town from Andover, Mass. just before the Revolution, i.e. HENRY, MARSTEN, SALLY, JOSHUA and JOHN. Henry Fields settled on the Severns place, Marsten on the Lawrence place, Sally (wife of Andrew Wilkins) on the Woodward place, Joshua on the Joseph Foster place and John on the John H. Coburn place. [NOTE: it appears that there were FIVE brothers and a sister]

CAPT. HENRY-3 FIELDS
, son of Samuel & Sarah Fields, was b. 17 Nov 1743 at Andover MA; d. 23 June 1804 in Merrimack NH, and is buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery; He served in Merrimack as Juryman, Constable, Selectman, Fence Viewer, Surveyor of Highways, Treasurer; is on 1787 Tax List, District 7; he married 15 Aug 1768 to Rebecca Kittredge of Andover MA [she b 1747; d. 29 Oct 1825 and is buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery]. Henry Fields does not appear on a NH census until 1820, whereas his brothers John and "Masten" appear in 1810, along with their father, Samuel Fields. According to History of Merrimcak NH (1885) Henry Fields settled on the "Severns Place." In local cemetery records, the surname is also spelled "Seaverns." A 1959 postcard in the Merrimack NH Historical Society collection shows a photographic view of the former Field's Covered Bridge, also called "Severn's Bridge," which once stood on the upper Souhegan River. The bridge was a single span of the Town Lattice style with round portals. Henry's birth date on his tombstone is 1733. This conflicts with the Andover MA record book date of 17 Nov 1743. The following epitaph appears on the tombstone of "Capt" Henry Fields:
Beneath this stone I turn to dust
But I hereafter shall rise
And he in whom I put my trust
Will bear me upward to the sky

Children of Capt. Henry & Rebecca (Kittredge) Fields:
1. Rebecca, b. 21 April 1771 in Andover MA; died 15 Mar 1856, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery; m. 27 Dec 1792, Timothy Carlton*. Her children were Rebecca (settled in Nashua NH); John (settled in Lyndeborough NH); Sophia (married a Mr. Retterbush of Merrimack and had ch. Eliza, Sophia, Mary Ann and Henry); Eliza (married Joseph Wilson), Henry (killed in a mill at Lowell), Francis (carried on business at New Orleans and elsewhere, and died in Merrimack), Peter (settled in Merrimack), Susan (settled in Amherst), Isaac (died young), Isaac-2 (settled in Massachusetts).
2. +Henry, b 6 Oct 1773; d. 1816; settled in New York; buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery
3. John, b 12 Apr 1779; d. 31 May 1786, buried Turkey Hill Cem.
4. Susan (Susanna), bap 8 Apr 1787; m. 30 Apr 1812, Phinehas Whitney of Dunstable MA; settled in Nashua NH
5. infant, b. 10 Oct 1789; d. 11 Oct 1789, buried Turkey Hill Cem.

JOHN-3 FIELDS, son of Samuel & Sarah Fields was b. 9 March 1756 in Andover MA; d. 4 Aug 1841; buried at Turkey Hill Cem; m. 10 July 1800 Elizabeth (King) Goss, widow of John Goss of Amherst NH [She b. 16 Dec 1840 and is buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery]. Reportedly he served through the entire 7 years of the Revolutionary war.
Children of John & Elizabeth (King) Fields:
1. Henry, b 1801; d. 15 March 1815, buried Turkey Hill Cemetery; unmarried
2. Elisabeth, b. 30 Oct 1803; d. 6 Dec 1888; m. John H. Colburn*. One of Elisabeth's children, Catherline, married John H. Upham of Amherst.

JOSHUA-3 FIELDS
, son of Samuel & Sarah Fields was b. 9 Feb 1747/48 in Andover MA; Served in Merrimack as Petit Juror, Surveyor of Highways, Constable, and was on 1787 Tax List, District 7; he married 25 Jan 1777 to Sarah Tenny.
Children of Joshua & Sarah (Tenny) Fields:
1. Sarah (Sally), b. 24 Nov 1777, Merrimack NH; m. 16 Aug 1798 to Samuel Thompson Emerson; settled in Maine
2. +Joshua, b. 11 Oct 1779 in Merrimack NH
3. Jonas/Jonah, b. ?; m. 2 March 1812 Mercy Gilmore of Amherst NH; settled in New York
4. James; married 25 April 1811 to Sarah Davis; settled in Merrimack
5. John, settled in Maine

MARSTON-3 FIELDS
, son of Samuel & Sarah FIelds, was b. 29 March 1746 in Andover MA; d. 28 July 1824, buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery. Served Merrimack as Constable, surveyor of Highways, Fence Viewer, Petit Juror, Selectman, 1787 Tax List, District 5; m. 19 Sep 1771, Hannah Osgood [She b. 7 Feb 1748, d. 5 March 1815, buried Turkey Hill Cem.]
Children of Marston & Hannah (Osgood) Fields:
1. +Marston Jr.
, b. 14 Aug 1772 Merrimack NH; d. 10 Oct 1815
2. Hannah, b 5 May 1774 Merrimack NH
3. +Samuel
, b 1 March 1776, Merrimack NH; d. 1825
4. +Isaac
, b 6 Nov 1781 Merrimack NH
5. Elisabeth (Betsy) Osgood, b. 26 Sep 1786 Merrimack NH
6. Priscilla, b. 25 Jan 1793 in Merrimack NH; m. 7 April 1818 to Seneca Greeley*

SAMUEL-3 FIELDS, son of Samuel & Sarah (Stevens) Fields Jr, b 13 Feb 1752 in Andover MA, d 23 Dec 1824; m. 29 Aug 1781 to Surviah Taylor, dau of Timothy* [She b. 27 Aug 1758].
Children of Samuel & Surviah (Taylor) Fields:
1. Zerviah, b 1 Nov 1780
2. Abigail, b 30 June 1787
3. Joseph, born in Amherst NH

HENRY-4 FIELDS, son of Capt. Henry & Rebecca (Kittredge) Fields, was born 6 Oct 1773; died 1816 and is buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery; on 21 Oct 1802 he married Elizabeth Warner of Amherst NH.
Children of Henry & Elizabeth (Warner) Fields:
1. Daniel Warner, b. 20 Aug 1803 in Charlestown MA; d. 14 Aug 1823
2. Charles Henry, b 14 July 1805 in Merrimack NH
3. Eliza Ann, b. 12 Nov 1807 in Merrimack NH

JOSHUA-4 FIELDS, son of Joshua & Sarah (Tenny) Fields, born 11 Oct 1779 in Merrimack NH; d. 15 March 1855; married 1st) Elizabeth -- [She b 1783, d 9 Dec 1820]; m2d) 12 June 1823 Eunice Truel of Amherst NH [She b. 1779, d 1 Oct 1809].
Children of Joshua & Elizabeth Fields:
1. Hannah, settled in Lowell MA
2. +Smith E, b. 1807, d. 6 July 1878
3. Sally, b. 22 Dec 1810; m. Peter Carlton*
4. Joshua, died at sea
5. Jonas, unmarried


MARSTON-4 JR. FIELDS, son of Marston Sr. & Hannah (Osgood) Fields, was b 14 Aug 1772 in Merrimack NH; d. 10 Oct 1815; buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery; m. 25 Dec 1804 to Mary How, dau of Mark How [She b. 7 Oct 7, 1781]. Mary married 2) Daniel Kittredge on 20 May 1828
Children of Marston & Mary (How) Fields:
1. +Zebadiah, b 23 Feb 1807 at Merimack NH
2. Mary, b 7 June 1808 in Merrimack NH
3. Louisa, b 6 May 1810 in Merrimack NH; d. 10 Apr 1892 in Nashua NH; She m. 6 Nov 1828 in Merrimack, NH to John Stone, son of -- and ---, was b. 7 April 1807 in Meredith, Belknap Co. NH and d. 21 Nov 1893 in Nashua NH, buried at Edgewood Cemetery in Nashua NH.
4. Hannah Osgood, b 14 May 1815 Merrimack NH


SAMUEL-4 FIELDS, son of Marston & Hannah (Osgood) Fields, b 1 March 1776, died 9 Oct 1825; m. 20/26 Feb 1806 to Sarah Hills,
daughter of Stephen Hills [She b 25 Apr 1784; buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery].
Children of Samuel & Sarah (Hills) Fields:
1.
Rodney Langdon, b 13 June 1807, d. 27/28 Feb 1815, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery
2. Sarah Joanna, b 10 Dec 1810
3. Samuel Bartlett, b 10 Oct 1812
4. Eliza Susan, b. 25 Apr 1817; d. 26 Dec 1821; buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH
5. Susan Frances, b. 9 Oct 1823

ISAAC-4 FIELDS, son of Marston & Hannah (Osgood) Fields, b. 6 Nov 1781; m. 24 Oct 1810 to Hannah Gilmore of Amherst NH, dau of James and Molly [She b 6 July 1782].
Children of Isaac & Hannah (Gilmore) Fields:
1. Isaac Franklin, b 1812; d. 15 Sep 1814, buried Turkey Hill Cem.
2. Gerry Madison, baptized 7 Aug 1814

SMITH E.-5, FIELDS, son of Joshua & Elizabeth Fields, was b. 17 May 1807; d 6 July 1878; m. 25 March 1835 to Mary Moses of Meredith NH [She b. 9 Aug 1810, d 6 July 1874]
Children of Smith E. & Mary (Moses) Fields:
1. Sarah (Sally), b 9 Nov 1837 in New Hampton NH; d. 21 July 1854; m 1 Jan 1853 to Joseph L. Jones of Nashville [sic, Nashua NH]
2. Charles S., b 16 Jan 1840 in Alexandria NH; d. 30 Sep 1860; unm
3. +Joshua E, b. 1 Apr 1842
4. Mary Ann, b. 19 March 1844; m. Robert M. Gordon; settled in NH; 1 ch.
5. +Hermon S, b. 5 Nov 1852
5. Franklin Pierce; b 1853; settled in Bristol; d. 1909

ZEBEDIAH-5 FIELDS, son of Marston & Mary (How) Fields, was born 23 Feb 1807; m. 11 Aug 1829 to Mary Fields
Children of Zebediah & Mary (Fields) Fields:
1. +James, b. 1834
2. Unknown child, d. Feb 1844

JOSHUA E-6 FIELDS, son of Smith E. & Mary (Moses) Fields was born 1 April 1842; d. July 8, 1895; m. 12 Dec 1866 to Fidelia E. Field of Hollis, dau of Horace and Elizabeth (Farley) FIeld; [She b. 30 March 1870].
Children of Joshua E. & Fidelia E. (Field) Fields:
1. Charles Orrin, b. 4 Nov 1867; d. 30 March 1870
2. Fred Emerson, b. 23 June 1871 in Milford NH; m. 7 Aug 1895 to Lilla Parker of Milford NH

HERMON SCOTT-6 FIELDS, son of Smith E. & Mary (Moses) Fields was born 5 Nov 1852; d. 5 Jan 1908; m. Susan F. Hill, daughter of Benjamin Mooar Hill* {She b 1851; d 5 March 1920].
Children of Hermon S. & Susan F. (Hill) Fields:
1. +Charles Hermon, b 1871
2. Warren Smith, b 1881; d 1954; removed to Nashua NH
3. Elmer H., b 1883; d 13 Feb 1939; m. 14 Oct 1921 to Mary Lenze,
daughter of Christopher and Maria (Therne) Lenze [She b 1903, d. 9 Feb 1924, in childbirth]

JAMES-6 FIELDS, son of Marston & Mary (How) Fields, b 1834; m 3 Dec 1857 to Mary A. McClure [She b 1841].
Children of James & Mary A. (McClure) Fields:
1. Harriet E, b. 1861
2. Eldora J., b 1865; d. 14 Dec 1919; m1) Edward J. Wendell; m2) 12 May 1915 to Elijah Cook
3. Clara E., b 1871
4. Harrison H., b 1877

CHARLES HERMON-7 FIELDS, son of Herman S. & Susan F. (Hill) Fields was born 9 Dec 1870; d. April 1957; married 27 July 1904 to Hannah Amelia Henderson, dau of William [She b 16 Aug 1871, d. 1965].
Children of Charles H. & Hannah A. (Henderson) Fields:
1. Mary L, b 1901; d. Feb 1924
2. Dorothy Amelia, b. 30 Sep 1906; m. George W. Chaplin; removed to Pittsburgh PA
3. Marion Lena, b. 15 Aug 1910; m. Robert C. Parker; removed to Yardley PA


ANCESTORS OF THE GAGE FAMILY IN MERRIMACK NH

JOHN-1 GAGE
, b 21 Apr 1606 in Stoneham, Sussex, England and died 24 March 1672/73 in Boston, MA and is buried at the "Old North" burial ground in Ipswich MA; he married Amee Wilford. [Reportedly he m2) Mary Keys and m3)1758 to Sarah Keys. He came to America aboard one of the Winthrop's company ships in 1630. First settled in Boston and was a member of the Puritan Congregational Church as early as 1630 as he signed the covenant of the First Church, Boston on Aug. 27, 1630. He was admitted a freeman, meaning that he was able to vote for representatives to the colony, March 4, 1633/34. One of first settlers of Ipswich, Mass. Sept. 10,1643. He was a town officer and on the committee of the allotments of land. Their children included: Samuel, DANIEL, Benjamin, Jonathan, Nathaniel, Josiah, Mary and Prudence.


DANIEL-2 GAGE
, son of John & Amee (Wilford) Gage, was born 1639 in Ipswich, Essex Co MA and died 8 Nov 1705 in Old Rowley (New Bradford) MA; he married 3 May 1674 in Bradford MA to Sarah Kimball [She b abt 1654 in Ipswich MA. Their children included: Daniel, JOHN, Sarah, Samuel, Mary, Mehitable, Lydia, Sarah, Abigail, and Hannah.

JOHN-3 GAGE, son of Daniel & Sarah (Kimball) Gage, was born 1 Jan 1676/77 in Bradford, Essex Co, MA and died 1759 in Bradford MA; he married 25 Dec 1706 in Bradford MA to Susannah Ross. [She b abt 1682 in Bradford MA]. Children were Mary, Abraham, Susannah, Ruth, Joseph and AARON.

AARON-4 GAGE, son of John and Susanna of Bedford MA, b Feb 24 1718; d. 12 March 1797, buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery; m1) Hannah Stevens [She b 1 Oct 1720, d. 1749]; he m2) 23 Apr 1752 to Sarah Hall [She b Nov 1725,d 1785]. He served Merrimack as Tythingman and Surveyor of Highways. In 1787 was on the Tax List, District 1. Aaron came to Merrimack NH from Methuen MA in 1773 and settled on the place later owned by James Hodgman.
Children (by first wife) of Aaron & Hannah (Stevens) Gage:
1. Isaac, b 3 Feb 1746
2. Hannah, b 10 Nov 1747; d. 6 Apr 1771
3. + Aaron Jr.
, b 31 Aug 1749; d 5 Jan 1832, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery
Children (by 2d wife) of Aaron & Sarah (Hall) Gage:
4. Sarah, b 2 Aug 1755 at Methuen MA; d. 22 Aug 1762
5. +Phinehas
, b. 17 May 1758 at Methuen MA; d 1840 Bedford NH
6. Mehitable, b. 9 Sep 1760; m. 12 Apr 1778, Thomas Underwood* The children of Mehitable Gage and Thomas Underwood were Thomas, John, Peter, Sally, William and Charles. Sally Gage and Mr. Conant had a daughter, Hannah, who married Freeman Hill of Merrimack, and their children were George, Sarah and one that died young.
8. Sarah, b 18 Aug 1764; m. 20 Sep 1787 to Joseph Tinker
9. Olive, b 20 Jan 1766, Methuen, MA; m. James Herbert
10. +Moses
, b 24 May 1768 at Methuen MA; d. 27 May 1835, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH

Deacon AARON-5 JR. GAGE
, son of Aaron & Hannah (Stevens) Gage, b 31 Aug 1749, d 5 Jan 1832, buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery; m. 30 March 1773, Martha Stevens, dau of Abiel Stevens of Andover MA [She b 17 Dec 1752, d 20 Jan 1824 and buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery]. Aaron Jr. served Merrimack as Surveyor of Highways, Hog Reeve and Constable. Is on the 1787 Tax list in District 1.
Children of Aaron Jr. & Martha (Stevens) Gage:
1. Hannah, b 24 March 1774 Merrimack NH; d 2 Apr 1855; m. 26 Jan 1824 to William Moor of Bedford NH
2. Aaron, b 7 Apr 1776 at Merrimack NH; d 14 Sep 1869, unmarried
3. Benjamin Stevens, b 23 Oct 1778 at Merrimack NH; d 2 Feb 1831; m1) 16 Jan 1804 to Sally Nichols [She b 7 June 1785 and d 12 June 1808]. He married 2d) Annie Moor, dau of James & Wally (Carlson) Moor of Bedford NH [She b 9 Oct 1784, d 10 Aug 1865 at Woburn MA]. Resided at Bedford NH.
4. Naomi, b 30 Aug 1780 at Merrimack NH; m 30 Dec 1802 to Daniel Muzzy, reportedly divorced and lived in Merrimack
5. +Solomon, b. 17 Nov 1782 at Merrimack NH; settled in Bedford NH; d 4 March 1852 in Wisconsin
6. +Isaac, b. 5 March 1785 at Merrimack NH; d 7 Oct 1869; settled in Bedford NH
7. Sarah (Sally), b 18 May 1787 at Merrimack NH, m1) 27 Nov 1806 to Israel Conant*; m2d) 11 Aug 1816 to Stephen Crooker* The children of Sally Gage and Stephen Crooker were Stephen D. (settled in Boston and then went West), Abner C. (settled in Boston), Simeon W. (settled in Boston), Israel (settled in Merrimack), James P. (settled in Boston). The children of Israel Crooker were Frank W. (settled in Norwood, Mass.), Sarah (unmarried, lives in Norwood, Mass.), Mary (married George Bean of Merrimack), Ida (married Charles Wilson of Merrimack).
8. Mary Putnam, b. 17/29 Sep 1789 at Merrimack NH; d 18 Nov 1875; unmarried
9. Patty, b 18 May 1791 at Merrimack NH
10. Martha, b 1792, d. 12 Jan 1835; unmarried
11. Fanny, b 25 Oct 1795; m. Joseph Flynn
; settled in Boston MA

PHINEAS-5 GAGE, son of Aaron & Hannah (Stevens) Gage, b 17 May 1758 at Methuen MA, d 1840 Bedford NH; m1) Lydia Dodge; m2d) Sally --; m3) Elizabeth -- on 3 February 1796 in Hopkinton, NH. (Source: Marriage record at Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, NH). Phineas was a revolutionary soldier (Source: Pension records: National archives), who died on 3 December 1839 in Bedford, New Hampshire. (Source: Pension records: National archives). Elizabeth Gage died 5 February 1831 in Merrimac, NH. (The Farmer's Cabinet, 19 Feb 1831, page 3)
[Brenda Costello, a descendant of this family, provided me with many details and has the original documents, the 3 children shown with an asterisk below are the children of Phineas and Elizabeth that she was aware of]

Children of Phineas Gage:
1. Lydia, b. 15 Sep 1782; d. 21 Jan 1858; m 15 Nov 1803 to Alexander Wilkins* The children of Lydia Gage and Alexander Wilkins were Olive (settled in Bedford), Fanny (married Levi Fisher of Merrimack). The children of Fanny Fisher were Levi W. (settled in Merrimack), Sarah W. (settled in Nashua), George W. (settled in Boscawen), Anna L. (married Hazen G. Dodge of Merrimack), Cynthia M. (settled in Malden Mass.). The children of Levi W. Fisher are Maria (settled in Bedford), Fanny W. (lives in Merrimack). Anna L. Fisher and Hazen G. Dodge have a son, Elwin H. who lives in Merrimack.
2. Parker, died young
3. Phinehas
4. Sally, baptized 7 July 1788 at Merrimack NH; m. 6 Oct 1806 to Robert Wallace of Bedford NH
5. Anna, baptized 7 July 1788; m. 14 Nov 1816 to Asa Fisher of Sutton, MA
6. +Isaac C., b. 16 Oct 1788; baptized 25 June 1789 Merrimack NH
7. Benjamin Hall, b. 19 Apr 1791; baptized 27 Nov 1791
8. Polly, died young
9. *Mary, b 21 Sep 1798; m. 19 June 1821/25 to Asa Fisher of Francestown NH
10. +*Stephen, b 1803
11. +*George Washington, b 23 Aug 1808; d 4 March 1871
12. +Enoch, married 31 Dec 1833 Rebecca Prince of Amherst NH

SOLOMON-6 GAGE, son of Aaron Jr. & Martha (Stevens) GAGE, b 17 Nov 1782 at Merrimack NH; d 4 March 1852 in Wisconsin; married 29 Dec 1807 to Dorothy Chase of Litchfield NH [She b 14 May 1787].
Children of Solomon & Dorothy (Chase) Gage:
1. Harriet Underwood, b 11 Oct 1808 at Bedford NH
2. Mary Putnam, b. 9 Dec 1809 Bedford NH; d 1 Nov 1850
3. Dolly, b 25 Feb 1811 Bedford NH, died young
4. Dolly Chase, b 8 Apr 1812 at Bedford NH
5. Frederick, b 3 Sep 1815; m. Avarda Smith
6. Solomon, b. 17 Aug 1816; m. Bethea Annis
7. Silas Pratt, b 26 Dec 1818; m. Lydia Taylor
8. Putnam F., b. 26 Jan 1821; m. Elizabeth Griffith
9. Martha Jane, b. 13 July 1826 at Bedford NH; d 15 March 1904, buried at Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack NH; m. 26 Apr 1846 to John McGilvery*
10. Frances Flynn, b 22 Aug 1828
11. Joseph F., b 1831; d 18 Jan 1911
12. Annie E., b 1 Aug 1832

ISAAC-6 GAGE, son of Aaron Jr. & Martha (Stevens) GAGE, b. 5 March 1785 at Merrimack NH; d. 7 Oct 1869; m1) 27 Apr 1809 to Mary Ingalls, dau of Daniel* [She b 1 Oct 1786, d 18 June 1822 and buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery]. He m2d) 1822 Mary Jane Patten, dau of Joseph & Mary (Sidney) Patten.
Children (by first wife) of Isaac & Mary (Ingalls) Gage:
1. Charles Corydon, b 7 Feb 1810 in Merrimack NH; d 1848
2. Elizabeth, b Apr 1812; d 1836; m 19 June 1834 James Parker*
3. Sarah Ann, b 1815; d 27 March 1900, buried Last Rest Cemetery; married in 1840 to Isaiah Herrick*
4. Susanna Putnam, baptized 5 May 1816 at Merrimack NH
5. Henry Augustus, b 7 Oct 1818; d 1895
Children (by 2nd wife) of Isaac & Mary J. (Patten) Gage:
6. William P., b Nov 1824; d 1888
7. Mary Jane, b. Apr 1826; d. 7 Feb 1857, buried Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack; m. 31 May 1854 to Samuel C. Anderson*
8. Aaron Quincy, b 12 May 1833
9. Joseph, b 1836; d 10 Dec 1849

ISAAC-6 GAGE, son of Phinehas and Lydia (Dodge) Gage, was b. 16 Oct 1788; bap. 25 June 1789 in Merrimack NH; m. 19 March 1816 to Sally Underwood, dau of Thomas Underwood* [She b 8 July 1787, d. 7 Sep 1860]
Children of Isaac & Sally (Underwood) Gage:
1. Sally Jane, b. 30 June 1817, d 25 Dec 1858; m. Elijah Proctor Parkhurst
2. Thomas U., b. 30 Sep 1819
3. William U., b 4 Oct 1822
4. Lydia M., b 31 May 1825
5. Latitia, b 31 Jan 1827
6. Lucinda E., b 9 March 1829, d 17 March 1849
7. Edward A., b 17 Nov 1831, d 19 March 1886?

STEPHEN-6 GAGE, son of Phineas & ?, was b. 1803; m. Hannah Gould
Children of Stephen & Hannah (Gould) Gage:
1. Permelia, resided Amherst NH
2. Sophronia, resided Amherst NH
3. Mary A., resided Amherst NH
4. Parker, resided Amherst NH
5. John, resided Amherst NH
6. Orlando, resided Amherst NH
7. Hannah, b 1838
8. Stephen, b. 1840
9. Nathan A., b 1845
10. Horace D., b 7 Dec 1851

GEORGE WASHINGTON-6 GAGE
, son of Phinehas & ? was born 23 Aug 1808, d 4 March 1871; m 1 Dec 1843 to Lovisia M. Roby, dau of John & Patty (Woods) Roby [She b. 7 Aug 1820, d 25 Feb 1892].
Children of George W. & Lovisia/Louisa (Roby) Gage:
1. George F., b 2 Aug 1844 at Bedford NH
2. Charles H, b 17 Nov 1845 in Bedford NH; m. 20 June 1888 to Ida L. Preston; had issue
3. Lovisia/Louisa J., b 19 Jan 1849 at Bedford NH; d. 5 Dec 1917; m. 9 Dec 1875 to Isaac Abijah Hodgeman

ENOCH-6 GAGE, son of Phinehas & ?, married 31 December 1833 to Rebecca Prince of Amherst NH
Children of Enoch & Rebecca (Prince) Gage:
1. Foster
2. Walter
3. Joseph
4. Anne/Anna E.
5. Enoch F.

MOSES-5 GAGE, son of Aaron & Sarah (Hall) Gage, was b 24 May 1768 in Methuen MA, d 27 May 1835; m 11 Sep 1788 [or Apr 19, 1788] to Ruth Fuller of Amherst NH [she b 1765, d 3 Jan 1827]; both buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH
Children of Moses & Ruth (Fuller) Gage:

1. Elizabeth (Betsy) Fuller, b 27 Feb 1789 in Merrimack NH; m. 26 Oct 1812 to John Lumsis Lampson of Orange VT; settled in New Boston
2. +Moses, b. 4 Feb 1791 at Merrimack NH
3. John, b 30 March 1793 at Merrimack NH; d 11 May 1861 at Lyndeborough NH
4. David, b 8 Sep 1795 at Merrimack NH; became a missionary
5. Sally, b 23 Apr 1797 at Merrimack NH; m. 15 Feb 1820 to John Lampson of New Boston NH
6. Ruth, b 30 Oct 1799 at Merrimack NH; m. Robert Kennedy; settled in Goffstown
7. Joseph Nichols, b 25 March 1802 at Merrimack NH; He settled in Merrimack, but afterward removed to Lawrence, Mass. At his death Joseph N. Gage left a fund of about fourteen thousand dollars, the income of which was to go to this wife during her life, but afterwards to be used in supporting the public schools of his native town, on condition that they town should never raise a less amount than before by taxation for school purposes, should erect a momument ot his memory, and should keep his lot in the cemetery in good condition. The town accepted the conditions, and at the death of Mrs. Gage, in 1883, came into possession of the property, together with two thousand dollars more added to it by the will of Mrs. Gage, thus increasing the amount available for school purposes about fifty percent.
8. Mehitable, b 4 Dec 1804 at Merrimack NH; m 15 Nov 1832 to Levi Starrett of New Boston NH
9. Susanna (Susan) , b 13 July 1807 at Merrimack NH; m 10 March 1834 to Carnot Braley of Washington VT
10. Charles Fuller, b 8 Aug 1809 in Merrimack NH

MOSES-6 GAGE, son of Moses & Ruth (Fuller) Gage was b. 4 Feb 1791 at Merrimack NH; m 3 Dec 1816 to Sibbil Barron, dau of Samuel Barron*.
Children of Moses & Sibbil (Barron) Gage:
1. Mary Anna Barron, b 24 June 1817 at Bedford NH, bap. 12 July 1818 at Merrimack NH
2. Moses, b. 1 March 1819 Bedford NH, baptized 13 June 1819 at Merrimack NH
3. Samuel Barron, b 24 Feb 1821 at Bedford NH, baptized 3 JUne 1821 at Merrimack NH
4. Walter Lafayette, b 10 March 1812 at Bedford NH; bap 23 July 1826 at Merrimack NH
5. Caroline, b 25 Nov 1825 at Bedford NH; baptized 23 July 1826 at Merrimack NH
6. Louisa Frances, b 24 Apr 1829 at Bedford NH
7. Frances Jane, b 12 Dec 1831 in Bedford NH


ANCESTORS OF THE INGALLS FAMILY IN MERRIMACK NH

EDMUND-1 INGALLS, son of Robert & Elizabeth Ingalls, b 26 June 1586 in St Leodegar, Wyberton, Lincolnshire, England, christened 26 Jun 1586 Wyberton, Lincs., Eng., died 16 Sep 1648 in , Salem, Essex, MA; buried 19 Sep 1648. He married 7 Jun 1618 in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England to Ann/Anne Tripp [She b. 17 Aug 1599 in of, Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England]. He came to Salem Mass about 1628, a member of Governor Endicott's company. He, his brother Francis and 4 others commenced the settlement of Lynn in 1629. Drowned in Saugus River in March 1648 while riding to Boston. A bridge that was defective caused his death. His heirs recovered damages from the town. Fined for gathering firewood on the
Sabbath on April 20, 1646. Children included Robert, Elizabeth, Faith, John, Sarah, HENRY, Samuel, Mary and Joseph.

HENRY-2 INGALLS, son of Edmund & Ann/Anne (Tripp) Ingalls, was b. 2 Jan 1627 in Andover MA and died 8 Feb 1718 in Andover MA; he married 1st) 1 Aug 1687 in Andover, Essex, MA to Sarah Farnum; m2d) 6 Jul 1653 in Andover to Mary Osgood. Children (by 2d wife) included Samuel, HENRY, Mary, John, Stephen, Francis, Moses, James, Sarah, Joseph, and Josiah.

HENRY-3 INGALLS, son of Henry & Mary (Osgood) Ingalls was b 8 Dec 1656 in Andover MA and died 8 Feb 1698/99 in Andover MA; he married 6 June 1688 in Andover to Abigail Emery [She b 16 Jan 1668 in Newbury MA]. Children included Mary, Francis, HENRY, Abigail and Joseph.

HENRY-4 INGALLS, son of Henry & Abigail (Emery) Ingalls was b 2 Apr 1689 in Andover MA, and died 12 Aug 1749 in Andover MA; he married 10 July 1718 in Andover MA to Hannah Martin [She b abt 1695 in Andover MA]. Children included, David, HENRY, Hannah, Judith, John, Rebecca, Isaac and Sarah.

HENRY-5 INGALLS, son of Henry & Hannah (Martin) Ingalls was b. 13 Apr 1719 in Andover MA and died 28 March 1803 in Andover, MA; he married 1) Sarah Putnam; m2) Sarah Putnam; Children included Solomon and DANIEL.


DANIEL-6 INGALLS
, son of Henry & Sarah (Putnam) Ingalls, was b 13 Jan 1758 at Andover MA, died 16 Oct 1832; married 29 Dec 1785 to Mary Tarbell, dau of Cornelius Tarbell* [She b 1756, d 6 Jan 1826]. Both are buried at Turkey Hill Cemetery in Merrimack NH. Deacon Daniel Ingalls came from Andover, Mass., and settled on the Ingalls farm. He was a Revolutionary solider, took part in the battle of Charlestown, MA, the following winter. He was a respected and useful citizen of Merrimack for many years.
Children of Daniel & Mary (Tarbell) Ingalls:
1. Polly, b 1 Oct 1786, m. 27 Apr 1809 to Isaac Gage*[SEE]
2. Sarah (Sally) Putnam, b 15 Apr 1790, d 5 Feb 1825, buried Turkey Hill Cemetery
3. Elisabeth, b 6 March 1792, d 25 Jan 1808, buried Turkey Hill Cem.
4. Rebecca, b 30 Sep 1793, m 31 Dec 1816 to Putnam Ingalls Farnham of Salem MA and resided there.
5. +Daniel Tabley, b 29 Apr 1795, d 1 July 1888, buried Last Rest Cemetery; settled on the home farm in Merrimack
6. +Henry P., b 28 Apr 1797; settled in New York City
7. Putnam, b 16 March 1799, settled in Newark, New Jersey

DANIEL TAPLEY-7 INGALLS, son of Daniel & Mary (Tarbell) Ingalls, b. 19 Apr 1795, d. 1 July 1888; m. Lucinda Clark [She b 1800, d. 23 Sep 1875, buried Last Rest Cemetery].
Children of Daniel Tapley & Lucinda (Clark) Ingalls:
1. Horace P., b 1826, a showman who settled in Ohio
2. Mary T., b 11 Oct 1828, d 24 Apr 1885, lived in Nashua NH; buried Last Rest Cem.
3. +George C., b 1830, d 30 Sep 1899; settled on the home farm in Merrimack NH; buried Last Rest Cem.
4. +Lucian, b 1833, d 3 May 1881, settled in Falmouth, Maine; buried Last Rest Cem.
5. Nancy C., b 1838, d 13 Nov 1920, lived in Nashua, NH; buried Last Rest Cem.

HENRY TARBELL-7 INGALLS, son of Daniel & Mary (Tarbell) Ingalls, b 28 Apr 1797, settled in New York City and m. Mary ---
Children of Henry Tarbell & Mary Ingalls:
1. Henry Augustus, b 8 Sep 1823 in Merrimack NH
2. Sarah Putnam, b 20 Feb 1825 in Merrimack NH
3. Mary Frances, b 6 July 1827 in Merrimack NH
4. Elizabeth Bussy, b 20 June 1829 in Merrimack NH
5. Rebecca Farnham, b 28 March 1831 in Merrimack NH


GEORGE C.-8 INGALLS, son of Daniel T. & Lucinda (Clark) Ingalls, was b 1830 and d. 30 Sep 1899; m 19 Nov 1874 to Helen E. Whitney of Vermont [She b 1844, d 1913]. Both buried at Last Rest Cemetery.
Children of George C. & Helen E. (Whitney) Ingalls:
1. Helen L., b 1876
2. Daniel T., b 1880, d 9 July 1915, buried Last Rest Cemetery

LUCIAN-8 INGALLS, M.D., son of Daniel T. & Lucinda (Clark) Ingalls, b 29 Apr 1833, d 3 May 1881 at Falmouth, Maine; is buried at Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack NH; married 1st) April 1861 to Hannah T. Nevins, dau of Gardner Nevins [She b 17 Oct 1836, d 14 Apr 1870, buried Last Rest Cem.]; he m2) 2 July 1873 to Annette Jane Parker, dau of Nathan Parker Jr.* [She b 4 Apr 1837, d 3 Dec 1917, buried at Last Rest Cem.
Children of Lucian & (1st wife) Hanna T. (Nevins) Ingalls:
1. Gardner Nevins, b. 1864, d 1865, buried Last Rest Cemetery
2. Grace N., b 1866
3. Alice L., b 17 Apr 1868, d 17 March 1984, buried Last Rest Cem


JONES

The ancestry (family tree) looks like this:


Hugh & Hannah (Tompkins) Jones of Salem MA
Samuel & Abigail (Snow) Jones of Salem & Woburn MA
Lieut. Jonathan & Elizabeth (Russell) Jones of Woburn and Wilmington MA
Josiah & Rebecca (Jenkins) Jones
Jonathan & Mehitable (Goodwin) Jones of Merrimack NH

*** FOURTH GENERATION ***
JOSIAH JONES, son of Lieut Jonathan & Elizabeth (Russell) Jones, born 23 March 1730/31 in Wilmington MA, d. 16 Aug 1796 in Londonderry NH; m1st) 27 Nov 1753 in Wilmington MA to Mary Trifery. She died and he m2) 29 Apr 1764 to Rebecca Jenkins, dau of Samuel & Rebecca (Stewart) Jenkins. She b. 5 January 1744/45. She died and he married 3rd) 10 Aug 1786 to Mrs. Ronald Lovey. She was b abt 1747 and died 13 Sep 1822.
Children of Josiah & Mary (Trifery) Jones

1. Josiah Jones, b. 5 Sep 1755; m. Sarah Annis, res. Londonderry NH, revolutionary war service; had issue
2. Jesse Jones, b 27 Oct 1757; revolutionary war service
Children of Josiah & Rebecca (Jenkins) Jones:
3. Rebecca Jones, b. 7 Feb 1765; m. Dea Joshua Goodwin (and his 1st wife)
4. +Jonathan Jones, b. 15 Apr 1766
5. Mary Jones, b. 20 Jan 1768; m. Zachariah Sheldon
6. Elizabeth Jones, b. 28 Feb 1770; m. Dea Joshua Goodwin (and his 2d wife)
7. Lieut. Amos Jones, b. 22 Feb 1773; m. Rebecca Diamond; had issue
8. Cadwallader Ford Jones, b. 7 Feb 1775; m. Anna Eaton
9. Lydia Jones, b. 6 Oct 1780; m. Capt. Joseph Holt
10. Hannah Jones, b. 27 April 1783; m. Col. Phineas Stone; had issue
Children of Josiah & (Mrs. Lovey) Jones:
11. David McGregor Jones, b. 10 Apr 1787
12. Caleb Jones b 23 Aug 1789
13. Martha Carter Jones, b. 30 Apr 1791

*** FIFTH GENERATION ***

JONATHAN-5 JONES, son of Josiah and Rebecca (Jenkins) Jones, was b 15 Apr 1766 at Wilmington, MA; d 1834; m. Mehitable Goodwin, dau of David & Mehitable (Jackson) Jones [She b 22 Nov 1772 at Londonderry NH, d. 13 Feb 1863. She is buried at Thornton's Cemetery].
Children of Jonathan & Mehitable (Goodwin) Jones:
1. Daniel Jones, b 25 Feb 1795, d. 16 March 1867
2. Rebecca Jones, b. 19 Dec 1797 Weare NH, d. 17 Dec 1882; m. Joseph NILLCON
3. Mehitable Jones, b. 12 Nov 1799 in Bangor ME, d. 29 Jan 1869; m. James SMITH; had issue
4. Fanny Jones, b. 1 Feb 1802 in New Boston NH; d. 10 Jan 1890; m. Robert WILSON; had issue.
5. +David Jones, b 9 Oct 1804, d 1 Sept 1871
6. Amos Jones, b. 14 July 1807 in Bangor ME; d. March 1894; m. Sarah Edmunds; had issue.
7. +Caleb Jones, b 7 Dec 1809 in Merrimack NH, d 7 Dec 1859
8. Eliza, b. 8 Sep 1812; m. George BOYNLOU?
9. Hannah Jones, b. 17 Aug 1817, d. 14 Feb 1855; m. Fostic Sprague
10. Jonathan Jones, b. 15 March 1820 in Nashua NH, d. 23 June 1894; m. Sophia THOMPSON; had issue


DAVID-6 JONES, son of Jonathan & Mehitable (Goodwin) Jones, b. 9 Oct 1804 at Weare NH; d Sep 1871; m1) 11 March 1830 to Dorothy Tewksbury of New Boston [She b 28 Jan 1802, d 24 July 1836, buried Last Rest Cem.]; He m2) 2 March 1837 to Rosannah Tewksbury, sister of his first wife. David Jones settled in Merrimack in 1827.
Children of David & (1st wife) Dorothy (Tewksbury) Jones:
1. +David Tewksbury Jones, b 20 March 1831, d 16 Oct 1893, buried Last Rest Cemetery
2. Amos Jones, died young
3. +James Thornton Jones, b 4 July 1836, d 23 Nov 1907, buried Last Rest Cemetery
Children of David & (2d wife) Rosannah (Tewksbury) Jones:
4. Daniel Jones, b 1837; settled in Merrimack NH
5. Sarah Elizabeth Jones, b 1839; m. Henry W. McQuestion
6. +George Henry Jones, b. 1841
7. Rosannah/Rosa E. Jones, b 1847; m 25 June 1873, George W. Dow of Port Jervis, N.Y.
8. Louisa M. Jones, b 1849; m. Frank P. Jones

CALEB-6 JONES, son of Jonathan & Mehitable (Goodwin) Jones was born 7 DEC 1809 in Hillsborough Co NH, d. 7 Dec 1859; m 10 Dec 1834 Mrs. Eliza T. Woods (?nee Boynton) of Nashua NH [She b. 1 Sep 1806, d 15 Aug 1876, buried at Thorntons Cemetery]. [Note, one genealogy states her surname was 'Patch']. Caleb settled in Merrimack about 1830. She m2) M.P. Moulton (per her tombstone) and d. 15 Aug 1876, age 69 yrs.
Children of Caleb & Eliza Jones:
1. Eliza Boynton Jones, b 15 Nov 1835 in Merrimack NH; m. 6 Oct 1853 to George Drew
2. George Boynton Jones, b. 1 Jan 1838 Merrimack NH; d 29 May 1838
3. Caleb Goodwin Jones, b 21 Dec 1839 at Merrimack NH
4. Charlotte Helen Jones, b 16 Dec 1841 Merrimack NH
5. Amos Jones, b 14 July 1844
6. Harriet Augusta Jones, b 27 Sep 1847 Merrimack NH; d 2 Oct 1882, buried Last Rest Cemetery
7. Mary Adaline Jones, b 28 May 1850 at Merrimack NH; d 11 Feb 1854.

*** SEVENTH GENERATION ***

DAVID TEWKSBURY-7 JONES, son of David & Dorothy (Tewksbury) Jones, b. 20 March 1831, d 16 Oct 1893; m1) 28 June 1855 to Lucretia Jane Read, dau of Luther W. Read [She b 1838, d 1865, buried at Last Rest Cem.]; he m2) Abbie Steele [She b 1826, d? is buried in Hudson NH].
Children of Daniel T. & (1st wife) Lucretia J. (Read) Jones:
1. +David Read, b 27 Dec 1864, d 18 July 1948, buried Last Rest Cemetery

JAMES THORNTON-7 JONES, son of David & Dorothy (Tewksbury) Jones, was b 4 July 1836, d 23 Nov 1907, buried Last Rest Cem.; married 5 May 1864 to Martha "Mattie" Frances Marsh, dau of Deacon Enoch S. Marsh [She b 20 Apr 1836 at Hudson NH, d. 5 Feb 1906, buried at Last Rest Cem.] MRS. MATTIE F. JONES, under the pen name of "Nettie Vernon," wrote to a considerable extent for the school readers of her generation, and many articles for the leading magazines and literary papers. She also taught school several years.
Biography: MRS. MARTHA F. JONES, Hillsborough Co., NH
From:
Granite State Magazine An Illustrated Monthly Devoted to the History, Story, Scenery, Industry and Interest of New Hampshire, Edited By George Waldo Browne, Volume I. January to June, 1906, Manchester, N.H.:Granite State Publishing Company 1906, page 307: "MRS. MARTHA F. JONES, who died in Merrimack February 5, 1906, in her sixty-ninth year, was a native of Hudson. She taught school many years in California, where she was living with her husband, Mr. James T. Jones. Several years since she was widely known by her contributions in the old school readers under the name of "Nettie Vernon." She was a most estimable woman, and besides her husband left two sons and one daughter. She belonged to the Baptist church at Nashua, and was a member of Webster Commandery, U. 0. G. C.
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1880 US CENSUS > NH > Hillsborough > Merrimack
Jones, James T., W M 43 School Teacher NH NH NH
Jones, Mattie F., W F wife 44 Housekeeping NH NH NH
Jones, James E. W M 13 son California NH NH
Jones, Leslie E. W M 10 son California NH NH
Jones, Grace M. W F 3-7/10 daughter NH NH NH

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Children of James T. & Martha F. (Marsh) Jones:
1. James Ernest Jones, b 1867, California; m. 16 Dec 1887 in Litchfield NH to Edna L. Leach, dau of David R. & Viola Leach; settled in Massachusetts; children Fred E, and Laura V. (who married Ralph Cutler). In 1910 residing in Somerville MA; in 1930 living in Arlington, Middlesex Co. MA with their daughter Laura and her husband Ralph and family.
2. Leslie Egbert Jones, b April 1869 in Almeda, California, settled in Bangor, Maine; He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" E. Ham. In 1900 living in Bangor, Penobscot Co. Maine with wife Elizabeth E., and son Linwood Jones. [Linwood Moses Jones, b. 8 Jan 1893 in Bangor, Maine, d. 21 May 1971 in Bangor ME; m. 10 Aug 1914 in Bangor ME to Queen O. Jenkins].
3. Grace Marsh Jones, b 18 Oct 1877 in Merrimack NH; m. 18 Oct 1897 in Merrimack NH to Louis Hoffman, son of John & Margarete Hoffman.
4. Idella M. Jones, b ?; d. prior to 1885

GEORGE HENRY-7 JONES, son of David & Rosannah (Tewksbury) Jones, b. 1841, d 6 May 1906, buried at Last Rest Cem; m. Juliette Haggart [She b 1840, d 1903, buried Last Rest Cem.]
Children of George H. & Juliette (Haggart) Jones:
1. Annie H., b 1869, d 29 June 1869, buried Last Rest Cemetery
2. Alice M., b 1870; m. William F. Shedd
3. Arthur H., b 1884, d 29 Aug 1884, buried Last Rest Cemetery.


*** EIGHTH GENERATION ***

DAVID READ-8 JONES
, son of David T. & Lucretia J. (Read Jones) b 27 Dec 1864, d 18 July 1948, buried Last Rest Cem; m. 12 Dec 1844 to Alice E. Burgess, of Foster, R.I.
Children of David R. & Alice E. (Burgess) Jones:
1. Nellie L., b 1885; d. 30 Nov 1963, buried Last Rest Cemetery
2. Bertha M., b 1886; m. Harry N. French, d. 14 Nov 1950


END NOTES:
Surname: CHAMBERLAIN
Source 1: Historical Sketch of Groton, MA by Dr. Samuel A. Green. p.59
In the summer of 1722 the Provincial governments of MA and NH offered a bounty of a hundred pounds for every Indian scalp that should be taken and shown to the proper authorities. This legislation incited volunteers to scour the winderness for the purpose of hunting the savages and with this motive, Captain John Lovewell of Dunstable organized a company which soon became famous. The story of Lovewell's Fight was for a long time repeatedly told in Groton and there is scarcely a person who has not from early infancy heard the particulars of that eventful conflict. It was in the spring of l725 that Capt. Lovewell with thirty-four men, fought a famous Indian chief named Paugus at the head of abt eighty savages near the shores of a pond in Pequawket, now within the limits of Fryeburg, Maine and known as Lovewell's Pond. Of this little spartan band, seven belonged to Groton, MA and one of them, John Chamberlain by name distinguished himself by killing the Indian Leader. Green's note: "for the fullest account of the Fight see pamphlet entitled: 'Lovewell Lamented' by Thomas Symmes, V.D.M, Boston, 1725".

Source 2: History of the old township of Dunstable : Nashua, Nashville, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, and Merrimac, N.H., Dunstable and Tyngsborough, Mass.; Nashua N.H.: C.T. Gill, 1846, 298 pgs.
p. 127
Paugus.. was slain by John Chamberlain, who afterwards settled in Merrimac. After the heat of the conflict was over, weary and faint, Paugus and Chamberlain both went down to the pond to quench their thirst, and to wash out their guns which had become foul by continued firing. There they met and at once recognized each other, for Paugus was known personally to many of the company. Seeing the useless condition of each other's guns, they tacitly agreed to a truce while they were cleaning them. DUring this process, some words were exchanged, and Paugus said to Chamberlain, "It is you or I." Cautiously but with haste they proceeded in their work, for it was a case of life or death. Paugus had nearly finished loading, and was priming his piece, when Chamberlain struck the breech of his gun violently upon the ground, thus causing it to prime itself, and shot Paugus through the heart, the bullet of Paugus at the same instant grazing the head of Chamberlain [Rev. Mr. Symme's narrative of the fight. Allen's Chelmsford, 37].

Excerpt from poem: "Lovewell's Fight-A Ballad"
"But Chamberlain of Dunstable,
(One whom a savage ne'er shall slay,--)
Met Paugus by the water side
And shot him dead upon that day."

Thus ended Lovewell's War.


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