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Amos, son of Jacob and Thankful Royce or Roys, b. 1734, d. July 23, 1794, m. Sarah Moss, Jany. 17, 1754.

   Sarah b. Sept. 3, 1754.
   Jacob b. Dec. 9, 1756, m. ........ Hull.
   John b. Nov. 15, 1758.
   Hannah b. May 22, 1761, m. Hezekiah Dickerman b. 1754, d. 1814.
   Jared b. Mch. 5, 1763.
   Amos b. Mch. 7, 1765.
   Abijah b. Mch. 16, 176(7) ?.
   Thankful b. Oct. 19, 1769.
   Arba b. Mch. 21, 1772.
   Ira b. Mch. 22, 1774.
   Merab b. May 12, 1776, d. Sept. 12, 1807, m. Jonathan Dickerman b. June 2, 1776, d. 1881.

   There is a land record where in the beginning the name is spelled Amos Roys, but where he signed his name it is spelled Rice.



   The following data was taken from tombstone inscriptions in the Presbyterian churchyard at Prosperity, Pa. This church was organized in 1781.

ANDREW, ANNA, died Dec. 21, 1843, aged 70 yrs.
ANDREW, CATHRINE, wife of James Andrew, died Feby. 1872.
ANDREW, LEMUEL, died Feby. 2, 1830, aged 58 yrs.
ANDREW, DIBBY, died Aug. 8, 1799, aged 11 mos.
ANDREW, MARY, died Apr. 2, 1828, aged 41 yrs., 2 mos., 18 days.
ANDREW, MARY E., died 1843.
ANDREW, POLLY, daughter of Lemuel and Mary Andrew, died Apr. 15, 1825, aged 7 mos., 23 days.
ANDREW, SARAH, wife of Robert S. Andrew born 1812, died 1852.
ANDREW, ROBERT, Sr., died Oct. 13, 1811, aged 67 yrs.
ANDREW, KEZIAH, wife of Robert Andrew, died in her eighty-third year.
ANTON, NANCY, wife of James Anton, died Feby. 20, 1923, aged 19 yrs.
ARCHER, JOHN, died Aug. 7, 1832, aged 85 yrs.
ARCHER, HANNAH, wife of John Archer, died July 7, 1802, aged 94 yrs.
ARMSTRONG, NATHANIEL, died Feby. 15, 1859, aged 50 yrs., 9 mos., 29 days.
ARMSTRONG, JENNIE L., daughter of J. and L. Armstrong, died Sept. 14, 1875, aged 2 mos., 3 days.





ARMSTRONG, PHOEBE, wife of N. Armstrong, died Apr. 18, 1900, aged 88 yrs., 4 days.
AXTELL, EMELINE , daughter of Thomas and Polly Axtell, died June 11, 1822, aged 1 yr., 3 mos., 3 days.
AXTELL, LUTHER, Sr., died June 2, 1822, aged 70 yrs.
BABBIT, JAMES, born April 22, 1813 died May 4, 1817, aged 4 yrs.
BEBOUT, LEICESTER, Sargeant of Co. D, 140th Regt. P. V. I., died Aug. 29, 1864, of wounds received at
   Cold Harbor, in the 33rd year of his age.
BRADEN, EVA FLORENCE daughter of Jahn and Matilda Braden, died Mch. 30, 1864, aged 1 yr.. 8 mos.,
   24 days.
BRICE, PHOEBE, daughter of Ebenezer and Joanna Goble Brice, died July 14, 1822, aged 27 yrs.
BOOTH, JOSEPH, died June 8, 1842, aged 77 yrs.
BOOTH, MARGARET, daughter of J. and M. Booth, died Dec. 30, 1839, aged 36 yrs.
BOOTH, MARY P., daughter of J. and M. Booth, died Oct. 8, 1841, aged 33 yrs.
BOOTH, SAMUEL, son of J. and M. Booth, died Mch. 16, 1840, aged 30 yrs.
BOOTH, SARAH, died Feby. 2, 1872, aged 71 yrs.
BURT, NATHANIEL, born Oct. 27, 1747, died May 9, 1814, aged 67 yrs.
BURT, ELSY, wife of Nathaniel Burt, died Mch. 5, 1834, aged 53 yrs., 11 mos., 16 days.
BURT, NATHANIEL died July 27, 1841, aged 61 yrs., 9 mos., 5 days.
BURT, SUSAN, daughter of Isaac Burt died Mch. 25, 1821, aged 7 mos.
BROOKS, JOHN, died July 14, 1863, aged 74 yrs., 1 mo., 6 days.
BROOKS, NANCY, born Jany. 14, 1801, died Sept. 9, 1880.
BRADEN, LYDIA, daughter of John and Matilda, died Aug. 11 1861, aged 2 mos., 12 days.

- Contributed by Mr. Lindly Thomas.

(to be continued)


HENRY WISCHMEIER of Preis Minden, West Phalia, Germany, had been a seaman for seven years. His
   father had been a seafaring man for twenty-seven years. He came to America in 1850, landing at New
   Orleans and going up the Mississippi River to Burlington, Iowa. He was born in Germany, Dec 23, m.,
   1st in Germany ..... Baney, who died in Germany before 1850; he married a second time but the date of
   his marriage and the name of his wife are unknown.
       Children by 1st wife:
   CHRISTIAN b. Jany. 17, 1841, d. Aug. 7, 1916 at Holton, Kan.
        Child by 2nd wife:
   Christiance m. ....... Miller at Burlington, Iowa.





CHRISTIAN WISCHMEIER (Henry) b. Jany. 17, 1841, in Preis Minden, West Phalia, Germany, d. Aug. 7, 1916,
   at University Place, Nebr., m. 1st. Mch. 9, 1865, Elizabeth Wagoner at Burlington, Iowa. She died
   1878. He m. 2nd July 27, 1897, at Burlington, Iowa, Lizzie Bachenberg. He came to America at the
   age of nine years, living nine miles north west of Burlington until the Spring of 1891, when he migrated
   to Lewiston, Pawnee County, Nebr., remaining there until August 1905, when he moved to University Place.

    Children by 1st wife:

1. John b. Feby. 25, 1866.
2. Lydia b. Jany. 31, 1868, d. Sept. 1901, at Lewiston, Nebr.
3. Benjamin b. July 8, 1873.
4. William b. Apr. 19, 1878.

    Children by 2nd wife:

5. Edd b. Nov. 27, 1881.
6. Arthur b. Sept. 23, 1883.
7. Chester b. June 27, 1885.
8. Esther b. June 27, 1885.
9. Clara b. Feby. 19, 1892.

- Contributed by Mrs. C. R. Peterson.



PETER BACHENBERG b. Feby. 15, 1827 in Germany, d. Mch. 1903 at Dodgville, Iowa, m. 1851 in Germany,
   Ann Elizabeth Smidth, d. (sic) Dec. 25, 1826, d. Feby. 24, 1895 at Dodgville, Iowa. They came to
   America in 1854 and settled in Pennsylvania, later moved to Dodgville, Iowa.

   William b. 1852.
   Peter b. May 20, 1855, d. at Lewiston, Nebr.
   Phillip b. Dec. 1, 1857.
   Frank b. Aug. 22, 1859, d. at University Place, Nebr.
   Lizzie b. Aug. 17, 1861, m. Christian Wischmeter.
   Mary b. May 15, 1866.
   John b. Jany. 30, 1869.

-- Contributed by Mrs. C. R. Peterson.



CHRISTIAN JENSEN died at the age of 70 years on the same farm where he was born in Thisted, near Mors,
   Denmark. He m. 1st - ---------- -------------- , m. 2nd. Elsie Doan, who died abt. 1874 or 5 at the
   age of seventy years. Her husband died the same year.

   To the second marriage, twelve children were born, four of whom came to America. (In Denmark the surname changes
        with each generation; the children's surname being the baptismal name of the father with "son" suffixed.

   1. PETER CHRISTIANSON b. Aug. 1634, living in 1922.
   2. James Christianson d. at Kellogg, Iowa.
   3. Daughter, Mrs. M. A. Johnson, of Des Moines, Iowa, in 1917.





PETER CHRISTIANSON (Christian Jensen) b. Aug. 1634, m. Aug. 1, 1857, in Denmark, Mary Paulson,
   b. 1834, d. 1875 at Newton, Iowa. They came to America in 1871 ; m. 2nd. Aug. 11, 1876, in Jasper
   County, Iowa, Mary Wallersen.

        Children by 1st wife, born in Denmark:

    1. Elsie (Peterson) Fritson living in Earlham, Iowa.
    2. Christ Peterson b. Mch. 27, 1863.
    3. Hannah Peterson d. 1875 at Newton, Iowa.
    4. Rena (Peterson) Peterson living at Earlham, Iowa.

        Children born in America took their father's surname according to the American custom, but
            shortened the name to Chriss.

    5. Fred Chriss.
    6. James Chriss died and buried at Earlham, Iowa.

        Children by 2nd wife:

    7. Lawrence Chriss died in infancy.
    8. Chriestena Chriss m. ............... Rasmussen.
    9. William Chriss.
   10. Mary Chriss, m. ..................... Pickens.

- Contributed by Mrs. C. R. Peterson.



   Horton Cemetery is located on the northeast corner of the south-east quarter of section two, township eight, range two, seven and onehalf miles northeast of Fairmont. The plot was donated by Jonathan Horton. There is a total of sixty-one graves. Cemetery is fenced.

   The thirty-nine marked graves are:

ATTKINSON, FRANK, d. Mch. 27, 1883, age 4 yrs., 20 days.
BAIR, MATTIE, d. Oct. 28, 1875 age 8 mos., 5 days.
BIVENS, JOHNEY, b. July 11, 1882, d. Dec. 9, 1883.
BIVENS, EARL, d. Nov. 10, 1886, age 1 yr., 2 mo., 21 days.
BIVENS, MINERVA, b. Sept. 13, 1868, d. Mch. 22, 1901.
BIVENS, MARION, d. Dec. 9, 1894, age 9 mos., 21 days.
DART, JOHN, d. Oct. 6, 1908, age 77 yrs., 10 mos., 23 days.
EMIGH, MRS. CHRIS, b. 1840, d. Sept 3, 1882.
EMIGH, JOHN, d. Mch. 19 1874, age 8 mos., 21 days.
EMIGH, NELLIE, d. Oct. 26, 1881, age 4 yrs., 11 mos., 20 days.
EMIGH, IRVIN, d. June 30, 1980 age 3 mos., 3 days.
FIGARD, AARON, d. (sic) Mch. 25, 1845 d. Apr. 17, 1920.
FRAZIER, FLORA, d. June 4, 1884, age 13 yrs., 16 mos., 11 days.
HAUCKS, MANDA, d. Mch. 15, 1886, age 33 yrs., 1 mo.
HORTON, NANCY b. Apr. 8, 1809, d. June 6, 1886.
HORTON, EZKIEL, b. June 23, 1819, d. Mch. 12, 1891.
HORTON, LIMON, b. May 21, 1873, d. Oct. 14, 1874.
HORTON, SARAH, b. Oct. 18, 1871, d. Aug. 11, 1872.
HORTON, EMANIEL, b. Aug. 11, 1877.
HORTON, EMMA, b. Feby. 9, 1881, d. Sept. 6, 1891.
HELMS, GEORGE, b. Apr. 1, 1801, d. Apr. 29, 1881.





HELMS, ELIZABETH, b. Mch. 17, 1813, d. Mch. 25, 1891.
JORDAN, BARBARA, d. Sept. 18, 1901, age 62 yrs., 2 mos., 20 days.
JORDAN, ANNIE, d. Aug. 3, 1880, age 24 yrs., 7 mos., 16 days.
JORDAN, MAUDIE, d. Sept. 11, 1880, age 1 mo., 11 days.
JORDAN, ROSE ELLEN, d. Aug. 28, 1882 age 5 mos., 2 days.
MERTENS, CHRESTOP, b. in Germany, d. Dec. 21, 1883.
MILLER, HENRY, b. in Holanbeck, Germany, Oct. 2, 1837, d. Sept. 23, 1914.
STONEROOK, AARON, b. 1842, d. 1908.
STONEROOK, CLARENCE, d. June 22, 1895, age 19 yrs., 8 mos., 5 days.
STONEROOK, FREDIE d. Aug. 25, 1886, age 2 weeks.
STOCKWELL, WILLE, b. July 11, 1900, d. July 8, 1902.
STRAYLEY, DAVID, d. Aug. 20, 1882, age 33 yrs., 6 mos., 4 days.
STRAYLEY, WILLIAM, d. July 27, 1900, age 87 yrs., 10 mos., 18 days.
SHIVELY, JOHN, d. Sept. 2, 1875, age 29 yrs., 1 mo., 11 days.
WINTERS, GEORGE, b. Dec. 20, 1869, d. Oct. 29, 1881.
WINTERS, VIVIAN, b. Sept. 13, 1874.

   The twenty-two unmarked graves are:


Price, Baby.

Emigh, Flora



Jordan, G. G.

Miller, Ed.

Jordan, Ed.


Jordan, W.

Hayden, (infant).

Anderson, (children).

Hayden, (infant).

Townsend (child).

Kauffman, Nellie.

Kingery, Mrs. Sam.

Kaukman, (infant).

Bair, Jay.

Kaukman, (infant).

Price, Margaret.

Price, Bena

White, Jay.

- Contributed by Miss Roxy Ammerman.



   In the baptismal and marriage records of Loretto, Pennsylvania, is found the following data:

Children of Thomas B. Durbin and Mary ............

Michael b. Jany. 11, 1800.
Joseph b. May 6, 1803.
Richard b. Aug. 13, 1805.
Augustine b. Oct. 14, 1807, m. May 24, 1838, Catharine Fells.
Margaret b. May 17, 1811.
Sara b. Sept. 11, 1813.





Children of Stephen Durbin and Elizabeth McConnell who were married May 17, 1818:
Augustine b. Mch. 2, 1819.
Sara b. July 31, 1820.
Basil b. Sept. 10, 1822.
Mary Anne b. Feby. 12, 1926.
Rachel b. Apr. 11, 1827.
William b. Sept. 27, 1829.
William Augustine b. Dec. 19, 1931.
Stephen, Andrew b. May 31, 1936.
Eleanora Elizabeth b. Nov. 9, 1836.
Matilda b. Aug. 3, 1839.

Children of Thomas Durbin and Sara McConnell, who were married Apr. 11, 1825-6:

Mary Anne b. Nov. 23, 1828.
Thomas b. July 16, 1830.
Francis b. June 1832.
Jesse (Hyacinthus) b. Feby. 15, 1834.
John b. Oct. 7, 1835.
Catharine b. June 29, 1837.
Luke b. Mch. 10, 1839.

- Contributed by Mrs. H. B. Marshall.



RICHARD SWAN, the ancestor and progenitor of the Swan family of Connecticut and Rhode Island, appears
   first on this side of the Atlantic Ocean in Boston, Mass., where he joined the church Jany. 6, 1639, and
   had one child baptised the Sunday after his admission. His wife died in England before he came to this
   country. Upon application, he was dismissed with many others from the Boston Church to join a church at
   Rowley, Mass. Soon after his admission, he removed his family to Rowley, where he remained during his
   life. He represented the town in the Massachusetts General Court in 1666 and many years after. He served
   in King Philip's War and expedition to Canada. He married for his second wife Mrs. Ann Trumbull, who
   had been twice married. Her first husband was Michael Hopkinson, who was buried Feby. 28, 1648; her
   second husband was John Trumbull, whom she married in June 1650. Richard Swan died May 14, 1678.
        1. Richard
        2. Frances





3. ROBERT b. 1628, m. Elizabeth Acts.
4. Jonathan
5. Susan
6. Sarah
7. John bpt. Nov. 24, 1638.

ROBERT SWAN married Elizabeth Acie. At the time of their marriage they both resided in Rowley, Mass. Soon
   after they went to Andover, Mass., but did not remain there long, for as early as 1650 they were
   inhabitants of Haverhill, located in that part of the town which was subsequently set off incorporated as
   the town of Methuen, where many of his descendants have lived. He was soldier at the Great Swamp fight,
   King Philip's War, in Lieutenant Benjamin Sweett's Company. His wife died in 1689. He married for his
   second wife Hannah Ruse, Apr. 1, 1690. Robert Swan died Feby. 11, 1689.

Children by first marriage:

    1. Elizabeth b. Sept. 30, 1653.
    2. Sarah b. Aug. 10, 1655.
    3. Robert b. May 30, 1657.
    4. Ann b. Mch. 3, 1658.
    5. Richard b. Feby. 24. 1660.
    6. Timothy b. Mch. 12. 1663.
    7. Dorothy b. Nov. 8. 1666.
    8. JOHN b. Aug. 1. 1668, m. Mrs. Susanna Wood.
    9. Samuel b. Apr. 11, 1670 d. young.
   10. Samuel b. Oct. 24, 1672.
   11. Joshua b. Sept. 13, 1674.
   12. Caleb b. June 18, 1676. d. young.

JOHN SWAN m. Mrs. Susanna Wood Aug. 1, 1699, daughter of Philip Eastmann and Granddaughter of Roger
   Eastman. She married Thomas Wood May 16, 1693. Thomas Wood and child, Susanna, were killed by the
   Indians Mch. 15, 1697. They lived in Haverhill, Mass., until 1707 where three of their children were born.
   John Swan and his family went to Stonington, Ct. in 1707. He located an what is now known as Swan
   Town Hill, North Stonington, where the rest of his children were born. John Swan died May 1, 1743, aged
   75 yrs. His wife died Dec. 20. 1772, in the hundreth year of her age.


   1. JOHN b. Dec. 28, 1700, at Haverhill, Mass., m. Lucy Denison. Mch. 5, 1726. They lived at
       Stonington, Ct.
   2. Ruth b. Dec. 31, 1703, at Haverhill, m. Rev. Jabez Wight of Preston, Ct., Feby. 8, 1726.
   3. William b. June 24, 1706, at Haverhill, Mass., m. Thankful Holmes.
   4. Nathaniel b. Apr. 13, 1709, at Stonington Ct., m. Mehitable Brown.
   5. Ana b. June 4, 1712, at Stonington, Ct., m. Marvin Holmes.
   6. Elizabeth b. May 14, 1715, at Stonington, Ct., m. Tebadiah Andros Dec. 19, 1757.
   7. Timothy b. Sept. 2. 1721, at Stonington Ct, m. Mary Smith.

JOHN SWAN b. Dec. 28, 1700, at Haverhill, Mass. m. Mch. 5, 1726, Lucy Denison. They lived at
   Stonington, Ct.


    1. Anne b. Mch. 10, 1727, m. Benedem Denison, Nov. 9, 1742.
    2. Lucy b. Nov. 30, 1729. m. Paul Wheeler.
    3. John b. Sept. 24, 1731, m. Mary Prentice, b. Sept. 6, 1734.
    4. Joseph b. Mch. 12, 1734, m. Elizabeth Smith; m. 2nd. Mary Minor.





 5. Joshua b. Nov. 16, 1736, m. Martha Denison.
 6. Perez b. Oct. 3, 1739.
 7. Thomas b. Mch. 18, 1742, m. Amy Denison.
 8. Eunice b. Sept. 14, 1744.
 9. Edward b. Nov. 12, 1746, m. Mehitable Brown.
10. GEORGE b. Aug. 26, 1750. m. Abigail Randall.

GEORGE SWAN b. Aug. 26, 1750, d. Jany. 3, 1798, m. Sept 4, 1744, Abigail Randall. She died Apr. 22,
   1797. Both lived at Stonington, Ct.


   1. George b. May 24, 1776, d. Apr. 30, 1802.
   2. Roswell b. June 14, 1778. m. Harriett F. Palmer.
   3. Lucy b. Sept. 16, 1781.
   4. Anna b. Sept. 14, 1783.
   5. ADAM b. May 31, 1788, m. Angeline Betts.
   6. Giles b. Apr. 29, 1793.

ADAM SWAN b. May 31, 1798, m. Angeline Betts.


   1. George M. b. May 24, 1813, m. Jane Gardner Knight. Mch. 26, 1834. m. 2nd. Mary Ann Compston
       in 1841.
   2. Lucretia G. b. Dee. 25, 1815, m. George Hubbard. Jr Aug. 11, 1834.
   3. William B. b. Sept. 17, 1820, m. Antoinette Lamb.
   4. Henry R. b. Oct. 14, 1822, lost at sea.
   5. Angeline b. Aug. 7, 1825, m. Albert Hancox, June 4, 1847.

- Contributed by Mrs. H. B. Marshall.

   On May 13th after a lingering illness Angeline Smith Pickering Crane died at a local sanitarium. Besides her husband, Mr. Geo. F. Crane, she leaves two sons, Doane T. Pickering and Avery B. Pickering with their families; a grand-daughter, Babette Angeline Brown; a sister, Mrs. Chas. H. Mullin; and two brothers, Mr. J. J. Smith and Mr. Douglas Smith.

   Mrs. Crane was deeply interested in genealogical matters and besides her membership in the Nebraska Genealogical Society she belonged to the D. A. R., The Mayflower Society, and the Daughters of the Founders and Patriots of America. Her Mayflower line was published in Volume 1, No. 2 of this magazine. She was characterized by a delightfully cheerful personality and will ever be held in loving memory by her many friends.


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Berry - Wanted birth, death and marriage of Anne Berry and her parents and grandparents. She married Benjamin Shreve who died in Loudoun County, Va., 1790 or 1791. Children: Mary, Elizabeth, William, Benjamin, Joshua and Abner.   B. V. A. F.


Fairfax - Wanted data relative to Lady Elizabeth Fairfax of England. She m. William Sheriff (Shreve) b. abt. 1590. They emigrated to America. William Shreve was the son of Sir William Sheriff (Shreve) of the Isle of Wight (later of England) and Oara, Oara of Amsterdam, Holland. Sir William b. abt. 1560.   B. V. A. F.


Mantor - Wanted the ancestors of James Mantor, m. 1808, Deerfield, Man. Gratia, Taylor, b. 1778.   H. E. H. F.


Montague - Wanted the Revolutionary service of Clement Montague who d. Oct. 28, 1791 in St. George's Parish, Spottsylvania, Va. Wife Hannah. Dau. Sarah m. Charles Whiting. Wanted dates of birth, marriage and death of Sarah Montague and her husband.   H. K. W. W.


Pike - John Pike came from England in the "James" 1635, settled m. Salisbury, Mass. Who was his wife who came with him? She is said to have been Sarah Washington, dau. of Charles Washington.   M. D. K. B.


Sweetser - Wanted the ancestry of both Benjamin Sweetser and his wife, Constance Rowe, m. 1717, in Boston, Mass.   M. D. K. B.


Norton - Captain Peter Norton of Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, had five sons who settled in Maine. Who were these sons and where did they settle?   J. F. J. B.


Norton - Who were the father and mother of James, Ransom and Zebulon Norton of Livermore, Maine, formerly of Martha's Vineyard?   J. F. J. B.


Chase - Tom Chase served under John Paul Jones on ship "Sarepis." who were the father and mother? How many brothers and sisters had he and what were their names?   J. F. J. B.


Montague - Wanted the Revolutionary service and ancestry of Clement Montague who died in St. George's Parish, Spottsylvanta County,, Virginia, Oct. 28, 1791. What was the date of his birth and marriage to Hannah ........? Would also like the ancestors and dates of birth and death of Hannah. Their children were Clement and Thomas, Elizabeth m. 1st. James Trigg, 2nd. Jonathan Carpenter, Isabell m. James Ballard, Sarah m. Charles Whiting, m. 2nd ........Wilson. She had two sons, one of





whom was Thomas and dau. Susanna m. Joseph Duerson. Wanted date of birth, marriage and death of both Sarah Montague and Charles Whiting.   H. K. W. W.


Lewis - Wanted the names of the parents of Hannah Lewis who married Benjamin Barber of Windsor, Ct., June 30, 1720. He was born in Windsor and their children were also born there.   M. B. B. F.


Pegram - Wanted the names of the parents of Martha Pegram of Dinwiddie County, Va. Martha Pegram married James Scott about 1810.   M. B. B. F.


Northrup - Wanted data connecting the Thomas Northrup of Ridgefield, Ct., Sept. 26, 1751 -........? with Thomas Northrup, father of Lydia Northrup, who married Miles Riggs. F. A. M. B.


Northrup-Whitney.  Data concerning Thomas Northrup and Lydia Whitney. There is a tradition of revolutionary activities concerning the latter. Possibly Duchess County, N. Y. people.   F. A. M. B.


Riggs-Northrup - Wanted data concerning Miles Riggs and Lydia Northrup. Miles Riggs was the father of Aanson Riggs who married Hetty Martin. May have been from Salem, Mass.   F. A. M. B.



Pike - 22 M. R. K. B. July 1923. Dorothy Daye was the wife of John Pike who came to America in 1635
   and settled in Salisbury.                                      C. R. P. L.

Durand - 15 H. E. H. F. Apr. 1923. Urania Durand was a daughter of John and Ann or Anna (Down) Durand,
   and was born Nov. 23, 1769, according to the Orange Church Records. You doubtless understand that
   Orange was originally part of Milford. John (3) Durand (Andrew 2, Dr. John 1) was a son of Andrew and
   Jane (Andrew) Durand (baptized Dec. 15, 1734, at Milford, died Jany. 20, 1780, aged forty-five (private
   record), married Ann or Anna Down, Dec. 29, 1756 (Second Church Milford) daughter of John and Ann
   (Hine) Down, born Nov. 27, 1734. Nyumps.

Saunders - 17 M . D. K. B. Apr. 1923. John Sanders (or Saunders) of Salisbury and Newbury, b. abt. 1613
   "Yeoman," m. abt. 1638 Hester Rolfe. He came in the "Confidence;" was one of the twelve original
   grantees of Salisbury in Sept. 1638; rec'd. land in the "first division" and in 1640; his name was on the list
   of 1650 and is marked "disallowed for being townsman and commoner." He removed from Salisbury to
   Newbury in 1642, though the births of his children






are recorded later in Salisbury; after 1655, he returned to England, and appointed his kinsman, Richard Dole, of Newbury his attorney. Children born at Salisbury: Hester b. Sept. 5, 1639, John b. July 1, 1641, d. Sept. 3, 1641, at Salisbury, Ruth b. Dec. 16, 1642, John b. Dec. 10, 1644. The following children were born at Newbury: Mary b. June 12, 1649, Abigail b. Apr. 12, 1651, Joseph b. Aug. 28, 1653, d. Apr. 24, 1654, at Newbury, Elizabeth b. Jany. 26, 1654-5. Sarah Sanders who is sometimes spoken of as his wife is probably his sister Sarah Sanders b. abt. 1615-1622, who m. Apr. 3, 1641, Major Robert Pike. John Sanders m. abt. Feby. 4, 1610 (Alice?) Cole. Children: John, bpt. Mch. 1613, Elizabeth bpt. 1614, Sarah bpt. 1615, Joseph bpt. 1617, Moses bpt. 1622.    W. M. B. B. M.

7. 14. Davis - M. D. K. B., Apr. 1923. Reference, "Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury" by David Hoyt. p. 733. 100 John (97 John), of Bideford, Me., "gentleman," b. 1689, m. Elizabeth ...., d. May 12, 1752. Will May 9-July 6, 1752. Wife Elizabeth mentioned.
97 John Davis of Amesbury, "husbandman," was John, Jr. after about 1694, m. 1st Elizabeth Cilley abt. 1683; m. 2nd. Bethia Ash, Oct. 19, 1702; m. 3rd Elizabeth Beedle, June 28, 1708 (p. 1063). Possibly (97) John Davis was a brother of (92) Francis (..... ) 100 John Davis probably m. Aug. 2, 1711, Elizabeth Basford of Hampton. He served in French and Indian War. Children of (97) John Davis and Elizabeth Cilley, all born in Amesbury: 1. a daughter b. ....., 2. Martha b. Nov. 26, 1686, 3. John b. May 4, 1689, 4. Mary b. Nov. 15, 1691, 5. Sarah b. June 14, 1694, 6. Ichabod Bowden b. Apr. 27, 1697. An Ichabod Davis m. Feby. 28, 1717-8, Mehitable Chandler, 7. Barbery b. July 29, 1699. Elizabeth CiIley was daughter of widow, Martha Cilley, who married 2nd John Clough (or Cluff) of Salisbury, "house-carpenter." p. 892. Richard Sealey b. abt. 1620-5, m. Martha ...... He was dead in 1689 when widow Martha married John Clough. John Clough (or Cluff) of Salisbury, house-carpenter b. abt. 1615-20, probably came in "Elizabeth," 1635; received land in first division and 1640; oath of fidelity 1650; commoner and taxed 1650-8; other early lists. He m. 1st Jane ....., m. 2nd Jany. 15, 1686, Martha Cilley (or Sibley). He d. July 26, 1691, at Salisbury, will July 3-Nov. 3, 1691. Widow Martha was living in 1692. Mary Davis b. abt. 1700 m. James Basford, of Chester, N. H. Gideon Currier m. 1st .......... Basford, of Chester, N. H. abt. 1775 (?). Chester History for Elizabeth Basford might throw some light on the subject. p. 725. Tradition in Warner Family (or Genealogy) states that the father of (92) Francis was Philip (or Francis) Davis b. 1626, came in "Confidence" and m. Gertrude Emerson abt. 1650; that their son (92) Francis was b. June 1655 and m. Oct. 20, 1680, Mary Wells of





Portsmouth, who was b. in Newfoundland June 20, 1658, d. May 21, 1733. It is also stated that (92) Francis died June 6, 1737, which is manifestly wrong. As dates are given so minutely it seems that they must be based on some family record, but we have failed to find any record public or private to verify statements given above. There was a Philip Davis aged 12, who came over in the "Confidence" as servant to Wiliam Olsley, but he is supposed to have gone to Hartford and married there. If (97) John was John, Jr. after 1694, his father shouldn't have been Philip or Francis should he? The immigrants name Is left blank thus "Francis Davis (Francis .......) "In Wiltshire the name was known as early as the 13th century, although the origin of the family Is anciently traceable to Wales, from whose patron saint, David, the name is first derived, being in its present form a modification of Davy's meaning son of Davy, the common form used for David in early Wiltshire." Hoyt.   A. R. B. B-M.


   Correction of errors in and addition to THE NEBRASKA AND MIDWEST GENEALOGICAL RECORD, for April, 1923:

   Page 30, line 7, for Alfred, read Alford; for Elantha read Cleantha.

   Page 30, line 8, for Shanan read Shahan.

   Page 30, line 12, for Merat read Merab.

   Page 28, Pennsylvania Wills, add Margaret to the list of Fergus Bleakley's children.


   Miss Mary Badger of Fairmont has filed with the Nebraska Genealogical Society a copy of the register of voters of Fillmore County, Nebraska, previous to the first election held April 21, 1871, for the organization of Fillmore County and the election of officers therefor. This election was held at the home of Nathaniel McCalla, a Mexican War Veteran. This register was made by Henry L. Badger who took the oath of office as Registrar, March 20, 1871.

   While Miss Katherine Green was attending the D. A. R. Continental Congress, she made a copy of the census of Brownville in the Territory of Nebraska, which was the first census taken in Nebraska. This is on file with the Nebraska Genealogical Society.


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