AVERY- Thomas J. AVERY (1805-1898)
came from MA in 1835. Married Ann B. COTTON (1807-1889) in 1836. One of their
many children was George C.(1839-1924),
he married Lucinda F. NUTE.
BICKFORD- Jonathan BICKFORD (1730-
1818) came to No. Wolfeboro in 1785. He
married in 1757, Sarah WILMOT (1739-
1823) They had 13 children, 8 grew into
adulthood. Jonathan was the 5th generation
of Bickfords in America. GG John Bickford
(1607-1677) came to America at 16.
Thomas (1640-1719) was of Scarborough.
John (1670-1757) of Dover Neck and John Jr. (1698-1762) of Dover.
BLAKE- Thomas married Abigail HARDY (1799-1879)
daughter of Major Dudley HARDY. Their son Charles F.
(1826-1899) married Susan ROBERTS, daughter of Aaron Roberts.
CHAMBERLAIN- Wm. CHAMBERLAIN (1620-1706) was born
in England and came to America in 1635. William traces his
ancestry to John DeTOQUEVILLE, head Chamberlain to WILLIAM the CONQUERER.
He died in Billerica,MA. Following him in line are: Jacob (1657-1712),
William (1697-1753), William (1725-1815) and John (1751-1826).John
moved to Wolfeboro as an old man. He had
12 sons, born in Brookfield, two of them owned land in No.
Brookfield, Ira and Dudley.
DREW- Lemuel DREW was the first of his family in town, in
1810. His father Jedediah (1748-1817) purchased 100 acres
adjoining No. Wolfeboro. Jedediah had 6 sons, Lemuel
is one of
them. Jedediah's brother, Andrew DREW (1758-1854) a Brookfield
resident, bought property over the line in the Wolfeboro
Addition. Jedediah and Andrew are the sons of Lemuel DREW (1723-1759).
HAINES- John HAYNES was Governor of Massachusetts Bay,
1635. He was of Essex, England. First resided at Cambridge, then
moved to CT. and became Governor of the Colony of Connecticut.
HAINES was Samuel who was about 58 in July 1663
and about 65 Dec. 1676, dep. that he came on the Angel Gabriel in 1635 with
John Cogswell whose servant he had been in England
about 9 years, he went with him to Ipswich.
Joshua HAINES (1724-1813) moved to No. Wolfeboro in 1784. GGrandfather was:
Samuel HAINES who came over in 1635, and established himself at
Dover Point, returned to England to wed, raised a family in
Greenland. Joshua and his sons, Joseph and Jacob, bought land in
No. Wolfeboro, 1772 and after. Joshua's wife was a cousin,
Mary HAINES. Mary died in 1783/84.There were 8 children. When Joshua
moved he was 60 years old. Some of his children came with him:
Jacob, Joseph, Matthias, Mehitable and Hannah, Joshua's
sister, Jane, moved with him also.
NUTE- Samuel (1749-1825) married
Phebe PINKHAM of Milton.
Samuel's ancestor is James NUTE (1612-1690), who came from
Tiverton, England about 1648 and died in Dover. Samuel and
had ten children: Stephen (1779-1843) married Anna FURBUSH
(1774-1847); Jotham (1778-1817) married Olive TUTTLE
(1781-1862). When Jotham died he left 4 children; Nicholas
(1781-1862) married Elizabeth Bickford HAYES (1788-1868) in
1808. They had 8 children; Mary married Thomas YOUNG.
Thomas NUTE (1764-1842) came to No. Wolfeboro from Dover about
1793. He married Eunice VARNEY between 1796 and 1803. They had 5
children: James (1804-1895) married Mary NUDD in 1827 and
Eleanor NUDD in 1844. The wives were sisters. Mary NUDD was
mother to James Jr. (1831-1885) married Sarah BEACHAM
(1832-1900) and Mary was also mother to Tom "the terrible" who
married Abby L.; the second son of Jesse (1806-1841) who married
Hannah GOLDSMITH about 1830 and they had Charles OMAR
(1831-1900); the third son is Thomas S. (1809-1880).
SCEGGEL- Benjamin,Jr. (1757-1836) was one of No. Wolfeboro's
earliest settlers. Benjamin married Judith CONNOR (1760-1835),
of Moultonboro and they had 6 children. Benjamin was the son of
Benjamin SCEGGEL Sr., and grandson of Christopher, who moved to
New Castle in 1714. Benjamin Jr's son, James (1784-1859) married
Temperance BURLEIGH (1785-1867) in 1805.
THURSTON- An early Thurston was
John, of Kittery, a blacksmith.
He married 15 Aug. 1688 Hannah CAREY. Stephen (abt 1760-1814)
married Polly/Molly about 1795. Some of their children:
married ____WHITTLE; Nancy; Charles; and Stephen Jr.
WIGGINS- Thomas was the first of this name, coming in 1630,
residing in Piscataqua. He was a widower in 1633. Married 2nd,
on one of his trips back, Catherine WHITEING, 11 July 1633, at
St. Margaret, New Fish Street, London. Mark WIGGIN (1745-1821),
the son of Thomas WIGGIN (1701-1776) and Mary TAYLOR WEARE, was
born in Strathem and was the first of his family in No.
Wolfeboro, to which he moved in 1792. Mark married Betsy
BRACKETT (1748-1812) of Greenland. Eight of his eleven children
came to No. Wolfeboro; Mary (1770-1851) married Mark AVERY;
Betsy BRACKETT (1774-1861) married James FERNALD of Brookfield
and after his death she married Moses THURSTON of No. Wolfeboro;
Sally (1776-1864) married George C. COTTON; Nancy (1787-1863)
married John DREW; Thomas (1770-1839), twin of Mary, had 3
wives, Eliza THURSTON (1773-1822), Judith BICKFORD
and Mary YOUNG (1779-1865).
WILLAND- Hezekiah WILLAND (1820-1892) was born in
Rochester, one of fourteen children, orphaned at eight years
old. He came to No. Wolfeboro and his family became one of the
foremost families of No. Wolfeboro.
Some other NORTH WOLFEBORO Surnames are:
ABBOTT, ADJUTANT, COTTON, DAME, FERNALD, HAYES, JENNESS, LARY,
MORGAN, PHILBRICK, RENDALL, SHERBURNE,WHITTLE