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The following information comes from a document held at the Weld Historical
Society. It is labeled "Weld Club" Massachusetts Chapter #1
Annual Reports by D Frank Holt 1908 - 1921
FIRST FAMILIES OF WELD:
Jeriah Whitney Jr b. Nov 6 1793
Mary Winter Whitney b. May 8 1796
CH: Miranda, William, Venoni, Betsey, Stillman
Phebe Severy Holt
CH: Harriet, Phebe, Lucy, Abial, Aaron
Daniel Storer b. Mar 24 1787 Hopkinton, NH
Jenny (Bradbury) Storer b. Dec 26 1788 Chesterville ME
No children recorded
Caleb Holt b. Oct 16 1777
Phebe Abbot Holt b. Aug 24 1772
CH: Betsey, Caleb, Sylva, Abial, Hiram
Joseph Russell b. May 1 1780
Sarah Holt Russell b. Sept 21 1780
CH: Hannah, Mary, Abiah, Abel, Jacob, Joseph, Brooks D
Ephraim Russell b. July 16 1783
Rebecca Ireland Russell b. Feb 8 1789
CH: Rebecca, Ephraim, Betsey, Reuben, Perkins, Nancy, James
Charles Bass b. Apr 21 1785
Susanna Lane Bass b. Sept 6 1791
CH: Charles, Susanna, Anna, Sarah, Phebe, Mary
Jacob Cobun b. Sept 9 1780
Milicent Bass Cobun b. June 16 1778
CH: Jacob, Mary, Abigail, George N, Harriet N, Millicent
Abel Russell b. Aug 5 1778
Nancy Clement Russell b. Sept 2 1780
CH: Abel, Charles, Nancy, Mary Ann
Jere Foster b. Feb 1773 Goffstonw NH
Sally Killam Foster b. Nov 26 1770
CH: Solomon, Killam, Sally Cotter, Hiram
Benjamin Houghton b. Dec 8 1789
Elizabeth Holt Houghton b. Mar 1799
CH: Elizabeth, Hannah, Mary, Benjamin, Emily, Asa, Hermon Stinson,
Joseph Emerson, Eleanor Emerson, James
James Houghton b. June 16 1755 Andover NH
Hannah Russell Houghton b. Sept 23 1767
CH: Hannah, Abel, Phebe, Joseph, Harvey, Bethiah, Sewall, Daniel
Jacob Ela b. Jan 4 1786
Rachel Cutton Ela b. Aug 27 1782
CH: Serena, Robert, Fanny, Rosalinda, Rocksavry, Rachel & Jacob (twins Jacob died) Another Jacob b. 2 yrs later
Jonathan Dutton b. July 10 1782
Mariam Abbott Dutton b. apr 15 1781
CH: Pliny, Betsey, Mary Ann, Roger
Lemuel Jackson Sr. B. Oct 23 1765
Mindwell Ward Jackson b. Dec 1 1761
CH: Lemuel Jr, Abner, Samson, Enoch, Perez, Anna
Lemuel Jackson Jr. B. Nov 3 1788
Mercy White Jackson b. July 25 1745
CH: Nancy, Lemuel, Samson
Elisha Holman b. Nov 10 1777
Phile Packard Holman b. Mar 24 1779
CH: Andrus, L Gardner, J Bailey, Nancy, Bernard, Horace, Elisha, Harvey,
Sophronia, Harrison, Bustavus, Thursa
Isaac Storer b. Sept 20 1780
Lucretia Newman Storer b. Oct 7 1783
CH: Lucretia, Mary, Henry, Eleanor, Seth, Leonard
Ebenezer Newman Sr b. Dec 17 1792
Judith Daws Newman b. Feb 9 1795
CH: Sarah (died) Joseph, Sarah, Augustus, Granville, Liberty, Judith, Eben (died)
Eben (died) Prescott, Orpha, Laura
Benjamin Phinney b. Dec 15 1763
Polly Wheeler Phinney b. Feb 22 1769
CH: Hannah, Seth, Sarah, Loring, Polly
Simon Keys b. Aug 16 1767
Hannah Hosmer Keys b. Feb 22 1769
CH: Abijah, Solomon, Lucy, Thomas, Amos, Sally, Hannah
John Dalton Sr b. July 24 1752
Rebecca Sterns Dalton b. apr 25 1755
CH: John Jr , Nathan, Caleb
John Dalton Jr b. Jan 23 1796
Suky Waugh Dalton b. Apr 6 1791
CH: Ira, Elvira, John
John McLaughlin b. June 1795
Marth Newman McLaughlin b. apr 7 1796
CH: Hezekiah, John
Stephen B Webster b. May 19 1770
Hannah Masterman Webster b. Aug 25 1787
CH: Hannah (died) Sarah, Stephen, Hannah, Caroline, Dorcas, John (died),
Lucy, Mary, John
William Stevens b. July 5 1782
Betsey Jackson Stevens b. Aug 19 1785
CH: Betsey, Mindwell, William, Esther, Semphronia, Irenia, Rutha
Amaziah Reed b. May 2 1764
Jedidah Bumpus Reed b. Jan 24 1756
CH: Amaziah Jr, Rhoda, Stephen, Huldah
Bartholomew Reed b. Oct 1 1784
Sylvia Jackson Reed b. Feb 23 1787
CH: Bartholomew Jr, Lemuel Jackson, David, Silvia, John
Isaac Barrett b. Feb 21 1779
Polly Dodge Barrett b. Apr 10 1779
CH: Hosea, Jason, Cleon, Elvira, Emma
Ebenezer Hutchinson b. Sept 18 1780
Rhoda Dale Hutchinson b. Feb 15 1780
CH: Rhoda, Ebenezer, Anna, Achsah (twins), John, Lydia, Reuben, Phebe,
Luther, Belinda, Eliza
Jonathan Pratt b. Oct 7 1766
Isabella Collins Preat b. May 15 1775
CH: Jonathan, Seth, Collins, Isabella, Turner, Benjamin, Jason, Charles
Elijah Stearns b. Oct 28 1768
Polly Rollins Stearns b. May 3 1778
CH: Edward, Rodney, Thoda, Eliza, Moses, Gratia, Charles
David Sanborn b. Mar 24 1789 No Yarmouth
Keziah Stockbridge Sanborn b. Jan 24 1775 Freeport
CH: Mary, David, Porter, Abner T, Paul, George D, Keziah, Andrew Nelson
Emily A, Melinda C, Sarah
James Swett b. July 3 1773
Jane Swett b. Mar 14 1775
CH: David, Sally, Robert, Jane Mary, Martha, Benjamin, William, Elbridge
This family moved to Weld in March 1819 from Wales
Freeman Ellis b. Oct 29 1779
Lydia Fuller Ellis b. Jan 9 1783
CH: Phebe, Freeman, Lydia, Isaac, Benjamin, Gideon, Mercy, Lydia, Frederick
John Phelps b. Nov 12 1769
Dolly Clifford Phelps b. Apr 1766
CH: John, Hannah, Dolly, Lois, Uriah, Betsey, Mahala, Enoch
Seth Ela b. Jan 27 1774
Rebecca Dutton Ela b. June 8 1781
CH: Jonathan, Roger, Eliza, Rebecca, Emily
Joseph Storer Sr. b Oct 1 1752
Rachel Low Storer b. June 8 1753
CH: Joseph, Aaron, Rachel, Daniel, Ruth, Sally, John, Eliza, Lois
Joseph Storer Jr. b. Mar 21 1777
Betsey Newman Storer b. May 9 1786
CH: Joseph, Benjamin, David, Gardner, Aaron, Andrew, Warren
Eliphlet Lane b. Jan 13 1780
Hannah Newman Lane b. Jan 25 1788
CH: James, Barbour, Betsey
Stephen Holt Sr. b. Apr 11 1786 Andover Mass
Hannah Lovejoy Holt b. June 22 1787 Wilton NH
CH: Hannah, Herman, Dorcas, Stephen, Elizabeth, Anna, Daniel, Asa, D. Brainard
David Barrett b. Aug 10 1782
Phebe Russell Barrett b. Sept 13 1772
CH: Alonzo, Rimmon (?)
James Masterman Sr. b. Apr 4 1759
Hannah Dows Masterman b. Oct 24 1757
CH: James Jr, Marmaduke, Benjamin, Hannah, Joseph, Sarah Sprague, Daniel,
Marmaduke Masterman b. Aug 23 1784
Phebe Nichols Masterman b. June 11 1787
CH: Joseph Nichols, David Storer, Armina
Benjamin Masterman b. May 7 1786
Nancy Waugh Masterman b. Mar 7 1788
CH: Ira, Lucinda, Benjamin Walker, Henry, Alvira
Daniel Masterman b. Feb 7 1794
Eliza Storer Masterman b. July 3 1798
CH: Lavinia, Asa, Alvin, Levi (died), Lewis, Stillman, Gilman, Levi, Eliza
James Masterman Jr b. Jan 2 1783
Sarah Newman Masterman b. Oct 31 1782
CH: James, Hannah, Nancy, Oliver, Elmira, Eben Newman
Lafayette Perkins b. Mar 26 1786
Dorcas Abbott Perkins b. Feb 25 1797
CH: Charles J, John W, Emeline Weld, Benjamin, George A, Samuel E
James Greenwood b. June 23 1788
Mary Greenwood b. July 6 1788
CH: Cyrus, Joseph R, James, Julia
Samuel White Sr B. Sept 2 1764
Rachel Farrmington White b. May 17 1768
CH: Willard, Cynthia, Phennel, Rachel, Orville
James Russell Kittredge b. Dec 17 1783
Mary Abbott Kittredge b. Sept 28 1788
CH: Mary, Cyrus, James, Louis, Orville, Stephen Decatur
Joshua Jackson b. Aug 7 1784
Sarah Cunningham Jackson b. Feb 24 1796
(no children listed)
Mr. Samuel Bass & Miss Phebe Houghton married Oct 12 1820
Capt. William Bowley b. Oct 25 1782
Margaret Curtis Bowley b. June 25 1783
CH: Margaret, Lucy, Hannahy, Gideon, Maria, Jane
Abel Holt b. Sept 11 1777
Gracia Hubbard Hold b. May 26 1784 (1st wife)
Isabella Pratt Hold b. Jan 16 1800 (2nd wife)
CH: Abel, Gracia, Phidelia, Amos (died), Levi, Erastus, Arison, Amos
Ephraim Houghton b. Oct 25 1787
Sarah S Masterman Houghton b. Mar 7 1792
7 children (no names listed)
CH: Edward, Bethiah, David, Mary Jane, William Winslow
Heads of Families living in the town when it was incorporated, but moved
away soon after:
David H Carlton
Samuel Robinson Sr
From other notes:
Bass, Charles, His wife was Susanna Lane. 6 children: Charles, Susanna, Anna, Sarah, Phebe and Mary.
Barrett, Isaac. His wife was Polly Dodge. Children: Hosea, Jason, Cleon, Elvira, and Emma.
Barrett, David. His wife was Phebe Russell. Children: Alonzo and Rimmon
Bowley, William. His wife was Margaret Curtis. Children: Margaret, Lucy, Hannah, Maria, Jane, and Gideon
Coburn, Jacob. His wife was Millicent Bass. Children: Jacob, George N, Mary, Abigail, Harriet and Millicnet.
Dalton, John. His wife was Rebecca Stearns. Children: John, Nathan, and Caleb.
Dutton, Jotham. His wife was Mariam Abbott. Children: Pliny, Betsey, Mary Ann and Roger.
Ela, Seth. His wife was Rebecca Dutton. Children: Jonathan, Roger, Eliza, Rebecca, Emily.
Ela, Jacob, the village blacksmith. His wife was Rachel Dutton. Chidlren: Serena, Robert, Fanny, Rosalinda, Rocksavry, Rachel, and Jacob.
Foster, Jere. His wife was Sally Killam. Chidlren: Sally C, Solomon K, Hiram.
Holman, Elisha. His wife was Phile Packard. Children: Andrus, Gardner, Bailey, Bernard, Horace, Harvey, Elisha, Harrison, Gustavus, daus. Nancy, Sophronia, and Thursa.
Jackson, Rev. Lemuel. His wife was Mindwell Ward. Children: Lemuel, Abner, Samson, Enock, Perez, and Anna.
Jones, Jacob. His wife was Mary Holt. Children: Jacob Jr, Eliab, Benjamin, Ebenezer, Reuben, Maria, Martha, Harriet, and Lydia.
Kittredge, Nathaniel Ė first settler who came in 1800. His wife was a Daws and only one daughter is known. She ma: Nehemiah Storer.
Kittredge, James Russell. His wife was Mary Abbott. Children: Mary, Cyrus, Sarah, James, Louisa, Orville and Stephen Decatur.
Lane, Eliphet. His wife was Hannah Newman. Chidlren: James, Barbour, and Betsey.
Masterman, James. His wife was Hannah Daws (this actually may be DOW) Children: James Jr, Maraduke, Benjamin, Joseph, Daniel, Hannah, Sarah (Sprague may have been her middle name) and Rebecca.
Masterman, James Jr. he married his cousin Sarah Newman. Children: James, Hannah, Nancy, Oliver, Elmira and Eben
Newman, Ebenezer. His wife was Sarah Daws (Dow?) and a sister to Nathaniel Kittredge and also to Mrs. James Masterman. Newman children: Sarah, Nancy, Betsey, Hannah, Lucretia, Ebenezer, Susan, Martha, OLIver and Phebe. The oldest son of the Masterman family and the oldest daufhter of the Newman family were married and settled before the township was incorporated as a plantation.
Pratt, Jonathan, first tax collector. His wife was Isabella Collins. Children: Jonathan, Seth, Collins, Turner, Benjamin, Jason, Charles and Isabella, who was the second wife of Dea. Abel Holt.
Phelps, John. His wife was Dolly Clifford. Children: John, Uriah, Enoch, Hannah, Lois, Dolly, Betsey and Mahala.
Russell: There were Abel, Joseph, Ephraim, and John. John didnít settle permanently (he moved to Phillips but later came back to Weld).
Abel: ma: Nancy Clement. Children: Abel, Charles, Nancy and Mary Ann.
Joseph: ma: Sarah Holt. Children: Abel, Joseph, Jacob, Brooks, Hannah, Mary, Abiah.
Ephraim: Ma; Rebecca Ireland, sister of Abrahm Ireland. Children: Ephraim, Reuben, Perkins, James, Rebecca, Betsey, and Nancy.
Storer, Joseph. His wife Rachel Law. Children: Joseph, Daniel, John, Aaron, Rachel, Ruth, Sally, Eliza and Lois.
Rachel, the oldest dau. didnít come to Weld. She mar: and settled in Hopkinton NH, their native town.
Joseph, the son, mar: Betsey Newman. Children: Joseph, Benjamin, David, Gardner, Aaron, Andrew and Warren.
Stevens, Wiliam, His wife was Betsy Jackson. They had 7 children, but no names were available.
Stearns, Elijah. His wife was Polly Rollins. Children: Edward, Rodney, Moses, Gratis, Charles, Rhoda and Eliza.
Sanborn, David. Married twice Ė 1) Eliza Stockbridge and 2) Julia Butler. Children: Paul, Abner, Porter, George, Nelson, Mary, Keziah, Emily, Melinda, and Sarah.
Webster, Stephen B. His wife was Hannah Masterman. Children: Hannah, Sarah, Caroline, Dorcas, Lucy, Mary, Stephen, and John.
White, Samuel. His wife was Rachel Farrington. Children: Willard, Phinnel, Orville, Cynthia, and Rachel.
Others added later:
Reed, Amaziah and wife Jedidiah Bumpus. Children: Amaziah Jr., Stephen, Rhoda, Huldah.
Reed, Bartholomew. His wife Sylvia Jackson. Children: Bartholomew Jr, Samuel, Jackson, David, Dilvia, John.
Freeman, Ellis. His wife was Lydia Fuller. Children: Benjamin, Freeman, Isaac, Frederick, Gideon, Phebe, Lydia, Mercy Lyndia, Sarah and Joannah.
Hutchinson, Ebenezer. His wife was Rhoda Dale. Children: Ebenezer Jr, John, Reuben, Luther, Rhoda, Lydia, Anna and Achsah (twins) Phebe, Belinda, and Eliza.