Sullivan County, New Hampshire

Sullivan County 1997 Queries Archives

  • Ceil Rogers Mon Mar 3 22:34:14 1997
    Early Lempster Families
    This posting is for someone who is not yet online, but she asked me to "put her on the Internet." She is compiling a book on "Early Lempster Families" and wants to know what happened to all who resided in Lempster from incorporation (1767) through the 1850 census. She's been working on this book for 10 years, so she's a wonderful resource. If you can contribute to her research, please write to Jessica W. Stevens 1053 Serpentine Dr. S. St. Petersburg, FL 33705

  • Janice Marasch Tue Jan 7 11:56:52 1997
    Guy ADAMS born about 1796 in Charlestown(?)had a son Thomas, born 23 June 1823. Guy married Salome OLCOTT in Charlestown. Is anyone working on this line of ADAMS?

  • Joan A. Guthrie Thu Jan 23 11:48:07 1997
    Searching for information on ancestors/family of Daniel B. Alden born in NH abt 1813 (source Census information). Daniel married Harriet M. Palmer born in VT about 1816. Children: John F. Alden B bef 1838; Laura Emeline Alden B 28 Jan 1838 in Crown Point, Essex, NY, married James L. Baker 10 Jan 1858, died 21 Nov 1906 in Bloomfield Twp., Crawford, PA; Pernelia B abt 1840; Daniel II B abt 1845; Jefferson B abt 1847; Timothy B abt 1852; Ann B abt 1856; and Mary B abt 1859. I have located Alden's in this county in the Census Index in 1910 and noted the formation date for Sullivan County (from Cheshire Co.)

  • Shawn R. Blair Fri Mar 14 18:09:59 1997
    I am looking for the parents and birthplace of Jacob AMES who was born ca 1776, m. in 1823 to Sarah "Sally" HALL dau. of Darien HALL. Jacob lived in Croydon, NH from sometime before 1823. Also in Croydon was Simon and Thomas, assumed to be related. Anybody else researching Jacob AMES? Thank you.

  • Barbara Clarkson Sat Jan 25 17:08:37 1997
    John Carlton and Margaret Kingsbury were married in Alstead in 1780s Children:Jacob, Rebecca, Asa .Asa married Dorcas Mandana Perry in Langdon 1803. Need death dates and places of John and Margaret and parents of Dorcas. John was son of John Carlton and Lydia Ladd of Coventry, Ct. Margaret was dau of Absolum Kingsbury and Rebecca Rust.

  • Gail Brown Thu Oct 24 14:53:21 1996
    About 1725, Robert Clark and Letitia Cochran, came from Londonderry Ireland, with their son Samuel, to Londonderry, New Hampshire, and settled on the height of land NW of Beaver Pond. Samuel was a Presbyterian parson who married Sarah Holmes. One of their sons was Daniel, who married Betsy Patterson, and they lived near Claremont, New Hampshire circa 1800, before going to New Boston, New Hampshire, where one of their sons, Robert Patterson Clark, was born, 1/10/1810. I'd like to share information with any other descendants of these Clarks, Pattersons, Holmes.

  • Forest Dearborn Sun Feb 16 13:04:10 1997
    HIRMAN HENRY FADDEN born 18 Oct 1851 Clarenceville Quebec Canada died Claremont NH, bur. Claremont NH. Looking for death cert. and cemetery site. Benjamin Welch and his wife Lulu both bur. in Claremont NH

  • Patti Sanda -- 5 Sept 1996
    I am Looking for any info on Ira Heath son of Evan & Betty Woodward Heath they lived in Springfield ...Ira married I believe Rebecca Greeley. Second Clarissa Reed..Thanks Patti

  • Clark Jillson Sun, 20 Jul 1997
    Interested in exchanging information on HUNTOON family mainly from the Unity area.

  • george Hurd Sun Feb 2 08:55:10 1997
    I am searching for information on Ebenezer and Abigail Hurd from Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. Ebenezer Hurd born 10 April 1756 and died 28 October 1824. Married Abigail Kempton on 4 July 1781. He served in revolutionary war under Capt. William Scott in Col Seargents Regiment under Gen. Sullivan. He enlisted Dec. 1775.

  • Dorothy Willis Sun Mar 16 07:07:22 1997
    Looking for parents of Alfred JONES, b. 15 Dec 1802, Claremont, Sullivan Co., NH. He m. Elizabeth WOODELL, dau. of James and Mary WOODELL. Children: Margaret Joanna (1834-1839), Edward Hatch (1836- 1839), Mary E. b. 1839, Edward (1840-1858), Benjamin Franklin (1847- 1913), George A b. 1852.

  • Diantha Howard Fri Nov 15 13:14:58 1996
    Seeking ancestry of Amaziah KNIGHTS. He married Lydia Wright GRANDY 1769 in Northfield, MA, but was in Claremont, NH by 1771. He died Claremont 1835, age 89.

  • Jerry Harrison Wed Oct 16 14:28:03 1996
    I am a descendant of FREDERICK LOCKE of Charlestown, Sullivan, New Hampshire. I am very interested in identifying any LOCKE descendants from Sullivan County. I also have many Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire ancestors (JONES,SPAULDING,GRAVES, WHEELER).

  • Jerry Harrison Sun Feb 2 07:32:27 1997
    I would like to determine if brothers John Howard LOCKE, b. 4/9/1855 Charlestown, NH, d. 1921 (?) and William Graves LOCKE, b. 9/4/1858 Charlestown, d. 1949 (?) ever married and had children. John and William were the sons of John LOCKE and Lydia WILKINS. Thanks in advance for any help.

  • Richard DeGroodt -- 18 Sept 1996
    Some of my ancestors are listed in the Sullivan History and would be interested to know if any of the Nash family still is in the area.

  • Margaret Lewis Sat Apr 5 20:59:03 1997
    Searching for information on the Neal family who lived in Unity, Sullivan Co. around 1770. Would especially like info on Benjamin Neal who was born around 1773. He married Lucy Perkins. Thanks, Margaret Lewis

  • Carolee Booth Hansen Sat Mar 8 08:10:37 1997
    PORTER, David was born at Alsted, Nov. 4, 1823. He married Candance TURNER. Their daughter Ida A. Porter's DOB was 6 July 1853. She was born in Charleston,NH. Albert's parents were David and Deborah (nee) FARRAR Porter. They were married 20 March 1809.Both partents died in Gilsum, NH. Candance is supposed to have been born in Lemster, date unk. Only information I have on her is her name. Seek information on the family.Just have these dates nothing about the people.

  • Joann H. Nichols -- 18 Aug 1996
    Want information on Roberts families in Cornish and Plainfield, ca Rev. War and later. Thanks a lot for your interest. Joann Nichols

  • Ceil Rogers Mon Mar 3 22:24:06 1997
    ROGERS/ALLEN I'm looking for information on Samuel ROGERS, b. 1762 (probably in Mass.), m. Mary ALLEN, b. 1763. Their children, born in Lempster, were named Benegar, Ebenezer, Samuel, Allen, Mary DENNIS, Deborah TEWKESBURY, and Joshua. Samuel's second wife was Hannah CRAM of Lyndesboro. Any connections out there?

  • Ray Brooks -- Mon, 3 Feb 1997
    Hi ! I wonder if you have anything on LIZZIE SANKEE? She was born about 1860 in Claremont, NH and was the daughter of SAMPSON AND ADDIE SANKEE. Is there any town history on this family? I'd appreciate any information you have on them. Many Thanks.

  • George Niels Sørensen -- Wed, 03 Sep 1997 SAMPSON
    West Waterman Sampson b. 1771 in West Brookfield, MA m. Mary Fowler of NH. They lived in NH and had 6 children, two of whom I think are Newland b. about 1796 and Warner. West, it seems, returned to MA and died leaving the family in NH.
    1800 census shows them in Cheshire Co, which Washinton was part of at the time. The surname index indicates that both the Fowler and Sampson names are in the Washington, NH town history book.
    Do you or does someone have access to this book and could they tell me if it has info on the Sampson - Fowler families? Is there another source for this information. Thanks much for your help. George Sorensen in California

  • Tim Chambers Sat Mar 22 15:15:01 1997
    Looking for info on Lucy Clitheroe Livingston Stoddard b. 14 Feb 1824 in Unity, NH. She purportedly emigrated to IL at about 14 years of age and her father was L. F. Stoddard MD - a doctor in Unity?

  • Jane Tripodi -- 12 Feb 1997
    My great-grandfather, Moses WELLS, died in So. Acworth in 1884, age 87. I was wondering if there were any death records showing his actual date of death, or any probate records for this ancestor or anything on any of his relatives.

  • Arthur Cook Wed Dec 18 16:43:09 1996
    Resolved Wheeler died 27 Sep 1823 Lempster, NH - probable born abt 1747 Connecticut. Married Sarah Booth abt 1767. Was his father Peregrine Wheeler who was born 23 Jan 1709/1710 son of Obadiah Wheeler and Hannah Fletcher. Will appreciate any help. Arthur Cook

  • Cathie Bryant Mon Dec 16 08:04:10 1996
    Looking for info on Fayette WHITE and hisparents Buckminster WHITE and Marcy PROUTY. Fayette resided in Cornish, Sullivan Co, NH @ 1842. Some of the family lived in VT.

  • Christine Jensen Wed Jan 22 10:03:06 1997
    I am looking for a marriage date for Jonathan WILLARD, III and Elizabeth (Betty) CASWELL. They are the parents of Alexander WILLARD, born 24 August 1778 in Charlestown, Cheshire (now Sullivan) county. His mother died either when Alexander was born or shortly after. I would like a death date for his mother, also. He was their only child. I got Alexander's birth date and place from the historical marker on his grave site in Franklin, California. Alexander WILLARD was a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.

  • Clyde Woodbury Sun Jan 5 12:14:15 1997
    WOODBURY, Zachariah, born 1730 Beverly, Mass, died 8 Feb 1815 at Acworth, NH. Zach married in 1757, Hannah CORNING (1734-1802). They had eight children:William, Lois, Zach Jr, Andrew, Hannah, Rebecca, Martha, and Judith. I would like to correspond with anyone who has info about this family. Will gladly share what info I have. Thanks, Clyde Woodbury, PO Box 243, Swartz Creek, Mich 48473

  • Linda Geiger Tue Jan 21 03:56:01 1997
    Jesse Woodward, b. in Plaistow, NH, 24 June 1774 [Plaistown Town Records], mar. Bashabee STEVENS/STEPHENS, b. 1780 in Springfield, Sullivan Co. They had two known children, Daniel S. WOODWARD, b. 11 July 1796 probably in Springfield, and Diana A. WOODWARD, b. abt. 1804. When were Jesse and Bashabee married? Were they mar. in Springfield? Is Kimball WOODWARD, b. about 1802 and died 20 June 1845 there son? When and where did Jesse die? It is believe that he may have removed from Springfield after 1805 to Maine. I think he is the Jesse Woodward who paid taxes in Springfield in 1804 and 1805 [Springfield Town Records]. A Jesse WOODWARD is found in the Oxford Co., Maine, federal census for the years 1810 snf 1820. A Jesse Woodward also appeared in the federal census for those same years in Haverhill (Grafton Co.), NH. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Barbara Little Fri Apr 11 22:06:58 1997
    Horace Howe b.1828,Newport,NH,married(Hannah Muzzy?),had 2 daughters born in NH,Marietta and Nellie M.,left NH sometime 1850's for IL.,Bureau Co.,Tiskilwa,IL.I would greatly appreciate any information you can find. thank you very much for your help and time.Newport NH, Sullivan Co.

    Barbara Little Wed Apr 16 07:27:11 1997
    Horace Howe b.1828Newport, NH.Married (Hannah Muzzy?),2 daughters born NH,Marietta,Nellie M.. Went to 1850's. I would appreciate any information.Thank you very much for your time and help.Barb

    Barbara Little Wed Apr 16 07:41:31 1997
    Horace Howe b.1828Newport, NH.Married (Hannah Muzzy?),2 daughters born NH,Marietta,Nellie M.. Went to 1850's. I would appreciate any information.Thank you very much for your time and help.Barb

    John Conte Thu Apr 24 22:51:07 1997
    I am searching for a birth record for my maternal grandmother who's birth name was either Edna Brockelbank, Brockelback, or Brockenbank. Her father name was George and her mother's name was Emma O, Whiting. I believe her parents were married but I am not sure of theat either. Edna Brockenbank? was born in 1883 in either Keene, Cannon, Canaan, or Unity, NH. Any assistance appreciated.

    Reed Livingston Tue May 13 06:45:58 1997
    Sullivan County Look-up I am seeking proof of birth for Sarah WHEELOCK b. 20 Mar 1829 Claremont, Sullivan Co., NH, also, her marriage to John WILSON about 1851. Also need proof of her parents Alfred WHEELOCK b. abt 1798 Claremont and Rispah Almira ANDREWS b. abt 1797. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you very much.

    Sara Addario Sat May 17 09:14:33 1997
    Would like to share information with anyone researching PARDY in Sullivan and Grafton counties. CONSTANT PARDY (B. 1851) and FRANCIS PARDY (b.1855)were born in Plattsburgh NY to JOHN PARDY and PHOEBE HAVENS. FRANCIS moved to Lebanon, Grafton NH, where he married NELLIE EMERY; they later lived at Cornish, NH. They had 10 children, most of whom were born in Cornish, Sullivan, NH. CONSTANT and his wife and two of their children (sons Fred and Elmer), settled in Cornish, Sullivan, NH. Would like to hear from anyone who has information about these people.

    Cathy Sharbaugh Sat Jun 21 00:01:59 1997
    SMITH, WILLIAM LORENZO Looking for information about my great grandfather who was born in Newport, NH probably between 1860 and 1875. He was the son of William (or Alvin) Smith and Mary Elizabeth Tandy. He married a Margaret (Maggie) Drohan born in Halifax, NS. Her family had come from Waterford, Ireland. My grandmother was born in Boston, Jan. 10, 1895.

    Paula Vaughan Sat Jun 21 14:12:40 1997
    Need information Tristam COLLINS b NH m Clorinda children: Mary E. , Nancy D. and George A. May have had other wife/children. Believe on the 1840 Washington, Sullivan Co. census. Any information helpful. His family was in WI in 1850. Father's name may also be Tristam.

    Joyce Riedinger Fri Jun 27 14:13:16 1997
    WEED - Looking for birth record of David S. Weed b. 1780 in NH. Would like to know if David is a son of Samuel Weed of Charlestown. Samuel is the son of David Weed of Unity.

    Kathy Beals Fri Jul 4 07:27:44 1997
    For several years I've been working on a book, EARLY FAMILIES OF UNITY, NH, and a few preliminary editions have been published. The final book will be out in a few months. I'm still making changes if anyone has additions or corrections for me. I will send by e-mail a small clip from the current version of the manuscript. A few families where I still want more info include: Peter MASON, John STODDARD, Asaph MERRILL, Samuel and Jonathan WEED, Ostin PIKE, Moses MARSHALL, Samuel JONES, James GILMORE, Ephraim CRAM.

    Arno Tedford Naeckel Sat Jul 5 12:22:35 1997
    Looking for any information on trhe JOHN ROBB family of Acworth. The ROBB family lived and died in Acworth from 1770-1800. JOHN ROBB is believed to have arrived in New HAmpshire via shipwreck and died in 1799. His wife was MARY ALEXANDER who lived to be 91 . She may have died between 1766and 1880.

    Dorothy Estelle Mon Jul 7 13:45:03 1997
    Susannah Cooper m. Moses Coffeen in Acworth prior to Oct. 6, 1787, when a deed was executed in both of their names selling 47 acres of land to Moses' sister, Lydia Coffeen Joy. Moses and Susannah Cooper Coffeen had Charlotte, Lucy, and possibly Susannah before moving to New York state where Susannah died some time before 1800. Would like to connect Susannah Cooper to an Acworth Cooper family of the 1785 - 1790 era.

  • Marcia MacMullan updated 4 Dec 1997
    Lookup Request for Census, Sullivan CO, 1790, 1800. I seek information on JOSEPH HALL b. 1795 NH d.1834 Oh who married NANCY TONE,b.1792, daughter of John F. Tone, revolutionary war militia man who died in Plainfield about 1830. Nancy married JOSEPH GARDNER, probably in Sullivan County about 1814. Other children of John F. Tone were: Christopher Tone and Silome Tone. Seeking more information on both Joseph and Nancy. I have Nancy's barely readable application to receive her father's pension, executed in Delaware Cty OH 1831.
    Marcia MacMullan, Ann Arbor MI

  • Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 From: Mark JOHNSON - TRIBBLE
    I am searching for any information on my g,g,g,g grandparents; Joshua JOHNSON and Experience "TRIBBLE" who lived in Carnish(Cornish?) Twp, Sullivan, NH in the 1790s and the early 1800s. They had nine children: Marcy(1790), Melison(1792), Joshua(1794), Rahuhama(1796), Sarah(1798), Experience(1800), Abraham(1801), Huldah Wyman(1804), and John Langdon(1806). ANY information about the above mentioned people would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Mark T. Beedy

  • From: ShReinig Date: Sun, 30 Nov 1997 19:38:04 EST CRANE - HALL
    I have just begun looking for my lineage. I am looking for the birth records of my great-grandparents: Susie and Sidney Crane, and Perley and Lida Hall. I am not sure of the dates, only that my grandparents were born in the early 1900's and lived in New Hampshire.
    My name is Shannon Hall, also born in Claremont, New Hampshire.

  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 09:33:32 -0900 From: Diane Buckley RICE/TYLER
    Looking for information about the following family: Nehemiah Rice b. 1754 NH (A Revolutionary Soldier) + Mary Tyler b. ?
    CHILDREN born in Claremont, NH Bela Rice b. 1778 Benjamin Rice b. 1780 Nehemiah Rich Jr. b. 1781 Maryalma Rice b. 1783 Mary Rice b. 1785 Alma Rice b. 1787 (married SamuelTucker,my line) Would welcome any help tracing the ancestory of Nehemiah and Mary and certainly anyone else working on this family! Thank you. Diane Buckley

  • Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 09:12:33 -0800 From: "Richard R. McBride" WELLCOME
    Please check New Hampshire death record 1700-1932 for Jacob (H)? Wellcome thank you good folks for your efforts. Dick McBride

  • From: Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 14:01:36 -0500 HARRINGTON
    HARRINGTON, Asa, b. 1752, Worcester, MA, m. BROWN, Asenath, from Weston, MA, 4 of 8 children: Asa, Benjamin, Steward, and Panthea b. 1795, Acworth, NH. Asa died in Acworth, NH after moving from Uxbridge, MA, and Barre, VT. Interested if there is any information on any of the above mentioned or any of the other 4 children. Thank you for any tidbit you can provide. Sincerely, Marian Marr

  • Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 18:13:28 -0600 From: Gail Brown CLARK
    (This query should replace one I placed October, 1996) Looking for date and place of death for Daniel CLARK and Betsy Boyd PATTERSON CLARK. Daniel was born abt 1779, probably Londonderry, NH, son of Samuel CLARK and Janet BARNETT and grandson of Robert CLARK and Letitia COCHRAN, who came from Londonderry NI, to Londonderry NH, about 1725. Daniel and Betsy married March 5, 1799, New Boston, Hillsboro Co. NH, and their children (Betsy, Bradford, David, Jane, Sarah, William, Robert Patterson, and Nancy Stinson) were probably all born in New Boston. The family later lived in Claremont, Sullivan Co. NH, but by the late 1820s or early 30s, all the children had left NH. What happened to Daniel and Betsy? Did they leave NH, too, or did they stay in Claremont? What happened in NH in this time period that caused the family to leave? Thank you for any help! Gail Brown 

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