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My blog has been changed to make it more appealing for those who have New England ancestors and want to see the area through photos. Things I’ll include are typical white New England churches, libraries showing their genealogical collection, historical societies, cemeteries, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history.

For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

Please check out the labels on the right side for articles. The header tabs at the top are a work in progress.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Looking Back

When I posted my Top Ten Brick Walls, I should have mentioned that I realize $100 to solve a break through was a small amount. I could pay more, because I know the time and energy it would take to do it. Especially since I've spent years working on them.


Thank you all for the wonderful comments on my one year Blogiversary. If I ever want to remember what I did this past year, well that is my answer, I actually had a blog.


A follow-up on my blog about Historical Societies, this is the post now contains more photos of Historical Societies in New England. This month, I took additional pictures, they are from Massachusetts: Chelmsford Historical Society and Dracut Historical Society. From Maine is the Pejepscot Historical Society Museums in Brunswick.

This month was pretty good for picture taking. Yesterday, I shared my day in three cemeteries, they were: Mount Auburn in Cambridge, MA (2), Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA and West Parish Cemetery in Andover, MA. Photos from all three (in order) are below. Yes, these are from cemeteries, although they look like parks.



Sunday Obituary -- Charles M. Farmer



Obituary for Charles M. Farmer (see copy below)  Brenda Leyndyke of Journey to the Past was helping me with some research and found the following obituary at a library close to her home. Charles was my 2nd great-uncle, and son of Alexander Farmer, discussed in my Top Ten Brick Walls post.

Battle Creek Daily Journal Tuesday, June 6, 1893 page 3 column 2  Found on Microfilm #65 (Jan 7, 1893-June 30, 1893 Battle Creek Daily Journal) at Helen Warner Branch of Willard Library, Battle Creek, Michigan.

Newspaper article was dated June 6th and stated he died the evening before, June 5th.

"ANOTHER SUDDEN DEATH.
Apoplexy Claims Another Resident of Our City.

For the second time within a few days, apoplexy has claimed a victim from this community.

After supper last evening Charles M. Farmer, of No. 126 Hart street, who had been engaged at his duties in the Nichols & Shepard Co's shops all day, went into his yard to trim a couple of trees, had finished one and had taken three or four steps up the step ladder he was using to reach the branches of the second tree, when he was seen to totter backward and fall to the ground.  He was picked up in an unconscious condition and carried into the house and a physician summoned, but he was beyond human aid and died about an hour after.

The physician pronounced the case one of apoplexy, and through the fall may have hastened death, slightly, it was not the fall which caused the stroke as he was evidently stricken before falling.

The deceased leaves a wife and one son, who have the sympathy of our entire community in the sad affliction which has come upon them.

The funeral will be held tomorrow at 3 o'clock p. m., from the West Leroy church, friends meet at the residence at 12 o'clock.  The interment will occur at the Kelsey cemetery in Leroy."


Saturday, October 30, 2010

Surname Saturday -- DENISON of Connecticut



The DENISON line had roots in England, Massachusetts then Connecticut. I have listed three generations below. My direct lines are in green.  If you have any of these names and wish to share information, please contact me.



Descendants of WILLIAM DENISON


Generation No. 1

1.  WILLIAM DENISON  (JOHN) was born Bef. March 1570/71 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and died January 25, 1653/54 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.  He married MARGARET CHANDLER November 07, 1603 in St. Michael's Church, Bishop's Stortford, England.  She was born October 13, 1577 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and died February 03, 1644/45 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
       
Children of WILLIAM DENISON and MARGARET CHANDLER were:
                   i.    JOHN DENISON, b. Bef. April 07, 1605, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
                  ii.    WILLIAM DENISON, b. Bef. October 05, 1606, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
                 iii.    GEORGE DENISON, b. Bef. October 15, 1609, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; d. Bef. June 18, 1614.
2.              iv.    DANIEL DENISON, b. Bef. October 18, 1612, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; d. July 30, 1653, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
                  v.    SARAH DENISON, b. Bef. October 07, 1615, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; d. Bef. October 13, 1615.
3.              vi.    EDWARD DENISON, b. Bef. November 03, 1616, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; d. April 26, 1668, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
4.             vii.    GEORGE DENISON, b. Abt. December 10, 1620, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; d. October 23, 1694, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
  
Generation No. 2

2.  DANIEL DENISON (WILLIAM, JOHN) was born Bef. October 18, 1612 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and died July 30, 1653 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.  He married PATIENCE DUDLEY October 18, 1632 in Cambridge / Ipswich, Massachusetts, daughter of THOMAS DUDLEY and DOROTHY YORKE.  She was born 1612, and died 1690.
       
Children of DANIEL DENISON and PATIENCE DUDLEY were:
                   i.    JOHN DENISON.
                  ii.    DANIEL DENISON.
                 iii.    MARTHA DENISON.


3.  EDWARD DENISON (WILLIAM, JOHN) was born Bef. November 03, 1616 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and died April 26, 1668 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.  He married ELIZABETH WELD March 30, 1640 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, daughter of JOSEPH WELD. 
       
Child of EDWARD DENISON and ELIZABETH WELD was:
5.                i.    MARGARET DENISON, b. December 15, 1650; d. May 15, 1679.


4.  GEORGE DENISON (WILLIAM, JOHN) was born Abt. December 10, 1620 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and died October 23, 1694 in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.  He married (1) BRIDGET THOMPSON March 1639/40 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN THOMPSON and ALICE FREEMAN.  She was born Abt. September 11, 1622 in Preston Capes, Northants, England, and died August 1643 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.  He married (2) ANN BORODELL Abt. 1644 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.  She was born Abt. 1609, and died September 26, 1712 in Mystic, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Children of GEORGE DENISON and BRIDGET THOMPSON were:
6.                i.    SARAH DENISON, b. March 20, 1641/42, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. December 19, 1701, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                  ii.    HANNAH DENISON, b. May 20, 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. (1) NATHANIEL CHESEBOROUGH, Bef. 1660, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; d. November 22, 1678; m. (2) JOSEPH SAXTON, Abt. July 15, 1680, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

       
Children of GEORGE DENISON and ANN BORODELL were:
7.              iii.    JOHN DENISON, b. July 16, 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. 1698, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 iv.    ANN DENISON, b. Bef. May 20, 1649, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. 1694, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; m. GERSHOM PALMER, November 28, 1667, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                  v.    BORODELL DENISON, b. Abt. 1651, New London or Stonington; d. January 11, 1701/02; m. SAMUEL STANTON, June 06, 1680, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; b. 1657, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
8.              vi.    GEORGE DENISON, b. Abt. 1653, New London or Stonington; d. December 27, 1711, Westerly, Rhode Island.
                vii.    WILLIAM DENISON, b. Abt. 1655, New London or Stonington; d. March 26, 1715, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; m. SARAH STANTON, May 1686.
               viii.    MARGARET DENISON, b. Abt. 1657, New London or Stonington; d. May 05, 1741, Barrington (then MA, now RI); m. JAS BROWN, June 05, 1676, Swansea / Barrington, Rhode Island.
                 ix.    MERCY DENISON, b. Abt. 1659, New London or Stonington; d. March 10, 1669/70, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
  
Generation No. 3

5.  MARGARET DENISON (EDWARD, WILLIAM, JOHN) was born December 15, 1650, and died May 15, 1679.  She married DANIEL MASON Bef. February 08, 1672/73 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, son of JOHN MASON and ANN PECK.  He was born April 1652 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, and died in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut (Poss.).
       
Child of MARGARET DENISON and DANIEL MASON was:
                   i.    HEZEKIAH MASON, b. May 03, 1676, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. ANN BINGHAM, June 07, 1699, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut; b. August 1677, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut; d. August 02, 1724, Windham / Lebanon, Connecticut.


6.  SARAH DENISON (GEORGE, WILLIAM, JOHN) was born March 20, 1641/42 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died December 19, 1701 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.  She married THOMAS STANTON Bef. 1660 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, son of THOMAS STANTON and ANN LORD.  He was born Abt. 1638 in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, and died April 11, 1718 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Children of SARAH DENISON and THOMAS STANTON were:
                   i.    MARY STANTON, b. Abt. 1660; d. Aft. January 11, 1742/43, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; m. ROBERT LAY, January 22, 1678/79, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; b. March 06, 1653/54, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; d. 1742, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.
                  ii.    THOMAS STANTON, b. Abt. 1665; d. May 28, 1683, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 iii.    SARAH STANTON, b. Abt. 1670; m. NATHANIEL CHESEBOROUGH, January 13, 1690/91, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 iv.    ANN STANTON, b. Abt. June 30, 1675; m. THOMAS STANTON, Bef. 1693, Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
                  v.    WILLIAM STANTON, b. Abt. May 06, 1677; m. ANNA STANTON, May 07, 1701, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 vi.    DOROTHY STANTON, b. Abt. April 24, 1681; m. (1) SAMUEL FUNK; m. (2) ROBERT DENISON; m. (3) NICHOLAS LYND, May 09, 1696, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; m. (4) JOHN TRERISE, January 22, 1706/07.
                vii.    SAMUEL STANTON, b. Abt. May 21, 1682; m. (1) MABEL TREAT, May 24, 1716, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; m. (2) REBESCCA WORDEN, January 23, 1727/28, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.


7.  JOHN DENISON (GEORGE, WILLIAM, JOHN) was born July 16, 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died 1698 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.  He married PHEBE LAY November 26, 1667 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, daughter of ROBERT LAY and SARAH FENNER.  She was born January 05, 1649/50 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, and died 1699.
       
Children of JOHN DENISON and PHEBE LAY were:
                   i.    JOHN DENISON, b. January 01, 1668/69, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; d. 1700; m. ANNE MASON, 1690; b. 1669, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                  ii.    GEORGE DENISON, b. March 28, 1671; d. January 20, 1719/20; m. MARY (WETHERELL) HARRIS.
                 iii.    ROBERT DENISON, b. September 17, 1673.
                 iv.    WILLIAM DENISON, b. April 07, 1677; d. February 13, 1730/31; m. MARY AVERY.
                  v.    DANIEL DENISON, b. March 28, 1680, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; d. October 13, 1747, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; m. (1) JANE COGSWELL; m. (2) MARY STANTON, January 01, 1703/04, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; b. February 03, 1686/87, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; d. September 02, 1724, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 vi.    SAMUEL DENISON, b. February 23, 1682/83; d. May 12, 1683.
                vii.    ANNA DENISON, b. October 03, 1684; m. (1) SAMUEL MINOR; m. (2) ED DENISON.
               viii.    PHEBE DENISON, b. Bef. 1690; d. December 30, 1775; m. EBENEZER BILLINGS.
                 ix.    SARAH DENISON, b. July 29, 1692; m. ISAAC WILLIAMS.


8.  GEORGE DENISON (GEORGE, WILLIAM, JOHN) was born Abt. 1653 in New London or Stonington, and died December 27, 1711 in Westerly, Rhode Island.  He married MERCY GORHAM. 
       
Child of GEORGE DENISON and MERCY GORHAM was:
                   i.    SAMUEL DENISON, b. Abt. September 26, 1686, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; d. June 02, 1724, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; m. MARY LAY, Abt. 1709; b. October 03, 1685, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Webinar -- New Family History Technology

Where can you find the best of the Internet, free websites, and unique resources? Read below.


On Wednesday evening, I attended another excellent Webinar by Legacy Family Tree, this one was New Family History Technology.  Geoff Rasmussen of  Legacy Family Tree, gave me permission to post the Webinar link (see below) for anybody who would like to view it during the next 30 days. I intend to watch it again. It is really good and perfect for anybody doing research. The best thing is, it is up-to-date with all information!


I recommend you watch and listen to: the Webinar called New Family History Technology by Paul Larsen. You will need to scroll down to "Listen to our archived Webinars" and select New Family History Technology. And as a bonus, you may listen to the others listed.


The description that got me interested in this free one hour lecture follows: "There are so many new family history tools and web sites…it’s easy to feel somewhat overwhelmed. Here’s a colorful tour of much of the new stuff to make it easier, save you hundreds of hours, and have fun connecting to your ancestors. Learn about the best of the Internet, free websites, and unique resources. Join the author of the book Crash Course in Family History, Paul Larsen, and see what you’re missing!"




 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Top Ten -- Sayings

My grandmother collected sayings, she cut them out of magazines and pasted them into a little notebook. I tend to cut them out, or write them on scraps of paper, and save them in several places. A few months ago, I believe Greta wrote some of hers in her Greta's Genealogy Bog (I can't locate the post, Greta, please give me the link), and now I have decided to do it as well. There are now more than ten below, and the list may grow.


If you like, you may write your own favorite sayings in the comments section.


"Don't let the minute spoil the hour."  Ted Joans


"Always tell the truth--it's the easiest thing to remember."  David Mamet


"Things only have the value that you give them." - Moliere


"Some things don't mean anything."  Jeffrey D. Bernhard


"Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out."  Jean-Marie Gustave de Clezio


"Our beginnings never know our ends."  Harold Pinter


"Happiness is the one thing in our lives others cannot bring." Andre Acinan


"Statistics are no substitutes for judgment."  Henry Clay


"No one can afford to assume that someone else will solve their problems."  The Dalai Lama


"The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to a purposeful life."  Eric Hoffer


"The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."  Albert Einstein (via Ivanka Trump / Twitter)


"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library."  Jorge Luis Borges

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday -- WESTOVER (2 Generations) MA to Canada

Moses Westover
Photo by Barbara Poole
Born:  March 24, 1743/44, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts
Died:  November 23, 1826, Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada

His wife, Elizabeth Holmes
Photo by Barbara Poole
Born:  August 14, 1751, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts
Died:  November 04, 1829, Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada


They were my 5th great-grandparents.
Side-by-side at Pettes Cemetery. Sutton Junction, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada
Photo by Barbara Poole
Entrance to Cemetery.
Their son, Asa Westover was buried at
Bishop Stewart Memorial Church Cemetery (below),
Frelighsburg, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada
Photo by Barbara Poole
Born:  September 06, 1770, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts
Died:  April 22, 1832, St. Armand E. (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada
Asa and his wife, Mary Currie were my 4th great-grandparents.
Photo by Barbara Poole

Monday, October 25, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday -- JAQUAYS (Poss. RI or CT to Quebec, Canada)

William Cross Jaquays / Jackways / Jacquay and his wife Lydia Johnson are both "Brick Walls"
They were my 3rd great grandparents.

Born:  October 18, 1819, Probably Vermont or Connecticut
Died:  December 17, 1865, St. Armand East (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada

His wife, Lydia Johnson
Born:  Abt. 1822, Vermont
Died: March 22, 1858, Dunham, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada

They were buried at Pigeon Hill Cemetery,
Pigeon Hill, Missisquoi, Co., Quebec, Canada

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Surname Saturday -- HOLMES (4 Generations) MA, CT, MA to Quebec, Canada


The HOLMES line had roots in Massachusetts, then Connecticut, Massachusetts, and then to Quebec, Canada. I have listed generations three to six below. My direct lines are in green.  If you have any of these names and wish to share information, please contact me. 

Descendants of JOHN HOLMES

Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN HOLMES  (JOHN, GEORGE) was born 1663 in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1730 in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.  He married (1) ELIZABETH GATES 1690 in Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of THOMAS GATES and ELIZABETH FREEMAN.  She was born October 12, 1671 in Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, and died December 14, 1726 in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.  He married (2) ANN ROCKWELL December 03, 1729 in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut, daughter of JOHN ROCKWELL and ANNE SKINNER.  She was born January 18, 1703/04 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, and died in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
     
Children of JOHN HOLMES and ELIZABETH GATES were:
                   i.    ELIZABETH HOLMES, b. 1692, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; d. May 27, 1760, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; m. SAMUEL LOOMIS, December 12, 1717, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
                  ii.    GEORGE HOLMES, b. 1694, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; d. April 1759; m. (1) CATHERINE WELCH; m. (2) SARAH CHAPMAN, March 28, 1736, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 iii.    DOROTHY HOLMES, b. 1696, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; m. CLEMENT DANIELS, 1720, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
                 iv.    MARY HOLMES, b. 1698, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; m. (1) AARON PERKINS, December 18, 1723; b. November 29, 1700, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut; d. 1763; m. (2) JOHN WAY, November 21, 1727, New London (now Montville), New London Co., Connecticut.
2.               v.    JOHN HOLMES, b. 1700, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; d. September 19, 1785, Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
                 vi.    SARAH HOLMES, b. 1702, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1745; m. THOMAS GUSTIN / GURSTIN, June 07, 1722, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
                vii.    ANN HOLMES, b. June 01, 1704, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; d. May 13, 1739, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; m. JOSEPH LOVETT, April 03, 1734, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; d. January 10, 1754, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
  
Generation No. 2

2.  JOHN HOLMES (JOHN, JOHN, GEORGE) was born 1700 in Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, and died September 19, 1785 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.  He married (1) MARY HARRIS Aft. September 1728, daughter of JAMES HARRIS and SARAH ROGERS.  She was born November 01, 1702 in Montville, New London Co., Connecticut, and died March 13, 1761 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.  He married (2) MARY (__). Aft. 1761.  She was born 1715, and died August 28, 1785 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
     
Children of JOHN HOLMES and MARY HARRIS were:
                   i.    ANN HOLMES, b. June 01, 1724, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; m. DAVID JEWELL, 1765, Prob. Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
                  ii.    DOROTHY HOLMES, b. August 14, 1726, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.
3.              iii.    JOHN HOLMES, b. Abt. 1729, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; d. Aft. 1783, Egremont, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                 iv.    JAMES HOLMES, b. January 01, 1731/32, Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut; d. February 21, 1812, Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut; m. (1) SARAH JEWELL, April 01, 1755, Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut; m. (2) SARAH STODDARD, February 29, 1772, Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
  
Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN HOLMES (JOHN, JOHN, JOHN, GEORGE) was born Abt. 1729 in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut, and died Aft. 1783 in Egremont, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.  He married RACHEL FELLOWS January 21, 1750/51 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, daughter of JOHN FELLOWS and JERUSHA DOUGLAS.  She was born January 31, 1732/33 in Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, and died in (Prob.) Egremont, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
     
Children of JOHN HOLMES and RACHEL FELLOWS were:
4.                i.    ELIZABETH HOLMES, b. August 14, 1751, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. November 04, 1829, Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada.
5.               ii.    ASA HOLMES, b. March 02, 1754, Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut; d. of Milo, Yates Co., New York.
                 iii.    RACHEL HOLMES, b. December 31, 1758, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                 iv.    JOHN HOLMES, b. December 31, 1760, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. May 12, 1849, New York; m. (1) RUTH FOWLER; m. (2) ESTHER WILCOX ENSWORTH.
                  v.    LUCY HOLMES, b. July 02, 1763, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                 vi.    ROSWELL HOLMES, b. May 27, 1768, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
  
Generation No. 4

4.  ELIZABETH HOLMES (JOHN, JOHN, JOHN, JOHN, GEORGE) was born August 14, 1751 in Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, and died November 04, 1829 in Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada.  She married MOSES WESTOVER December 02, 1767 in Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, son of JOHN WESTOVER and RACHEL MORTON.  He was born March 24, 1743/44 in Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, and died November 23, 1826 in Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada.
     
Children of ELIZABETH HOLMES and MOSES WESTOVER were:
                   i.    MOSES WESTOVER, b. December 03, 1768, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; m. HANNAH HOPKINS; b. New York.
                  ii.    ASA WESTOVER, b. September 06, 1770, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. April 22, 1832, St. Armand E. (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; m. (1) MARY CURRIE, October 06, 1793, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; b. December 25, 1775, Caldwell's Manor, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; d. November 12, 1801, St. Armand E. (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; m. (2) FLORIDA MCCALLUM, September 12, 1801; b. 1782, Scotland; d. November 12, 1836, St. Armand E. (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada.
                 iii.    SILAS WESTOVER, b. January 30, 1772, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1824, Ontario, Canada; m. CHRISTIANA LUCINDA FELL, 1799, Frelighsburg, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; b. 1788, Newfoundland, Canada; d. Aft. 1825.
                 iv.    JOHN WESTOVER, b. January 22, 1774, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1861, of Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada; m. RUTH (__) W/O JOHN WESTOVER; b. Abt. 1782, United States; d. Bet. 1851 - 1861.
                  v.    AMASA WESTOVER, b. May 15, 1776, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. October 30, 1799, Quebec, Canada; m. POLLY WATERHOUSE.
                 vi.    ELIZABETH WESTOVER, b. September 18, 1777, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. March 09, 1778, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                vii.    LYMAN WESTOVER, b. March 14, 1779, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. Aft. July 08, 1810, Dunham, New York; m. POLLY MCKEAN, August 10, 1800, Bethlehem, Litchfield Co., Connecticut; b. August 11, 1777, Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut; d. 1854, Burwick, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada.
               viii.    CLARRY WESTOVER, b. November 28, 1780, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; d. August 24, 1781, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                 ix.    ELIZABETH WESTOVER, b. September 10, 1782, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.
                  x.    STEPHEN WESTOVER, b. October 11, 1786, Caldwell's Manor, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; d. October 05, 1825, Sutton, Brome Co., Quebec, Canada; m. DORINDA BALL, December 09, 1816, Dunham, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada; b. 1794; d. 1838, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 5.  ASA HOLMES (JOHN, JOHN, JOHN, JOHN, GEORGE) was born March 02, 1754 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, and died in of Milo, Yates Co., New York.  He married (1) TABITHA FULLER, daughter of JOHN FULLER and MARGARET FULLER.  She died 1782.  He married (2) ELIZABETH (PAINTER) CARVER
     
Child of ASA HOLMES and TABITHA FULLER was:
                   i.    STEPHEN HOLMES, d. of Tompkins Co., New York; m. NANCY WOODWORTH; d. of Tompkins Co., New York.