Capt. John HARRIS, born Nantaucket Island, Mass; 1776 Voluntown (now Sterling), Conn, &
William SMILEY, Voluntown, Conn
Jacob and Joseph SKINNER, brothers,Hebron,Conn
1790 - 91
Nicholas PICKETT and
Major thomas BROOKS
about 1791 or '2
Matthew GRAVES, Hatfield Mass,
Martin TAYLOR, Mass,
Colonel William MONROE, Windsor, Conn
Leonard M CUTTING of New York bought the township when it was up for sale. He tried to lease the lands and opposition so violent and great he finally sold township to Dr. John STITES of Elizabeth, N.J., and Anthony LAMB, of New York who finally sold to settlers.
1792 or 1793
about 1793 or 1794
Josiah BROWN, Mass,
Manasseh (Baptist minister) and James FRENCH, brothers,
James GILMORE and
John McNITT., Irish descent,
Hezekiah PELLET, native of Canterbury, Conn. and
Deacon Elisha SMITH, Hatfield, Mass; another source says Conn
1794 or 1795
Josiah BROWN, different man from Josiah who settled in 1793 or '94
Alexander McCULLOUGH, New England states,
Capt. Edward GREEN, R.I. and
Jedediah SPRAGUE, R.I.
1796 - 8
Stephen COLLINS, Conn
John and Daniel SHATTUCK, Farmingdale, Mass.
Judge Stephen STEERE, Chepachet, R.I.
Thomas WOOD, native of Sapataic, R.I.;moved to Thompson, Conn; then Norwich
Amos BOWEN, Gloucester, R.I.; to Conn; then Norwich
Uriah AVERY, from New York,
Stephen HENRY and
Gilbert SALISBURY, father-in-law of Amos Bowen, Killingly,Conn
Rhode Island Settlement settled by ALDRICH, HENRY and PHILLIPS families from R.I.
There were five families of Aldriches, one of Henrys, and three of Phillipses.
Garnder and Noah ALDRICH, brothers, and cousins of Benjamin
Rufus, Nathan and Owen PHILLIPS, brothers
Jacob REYNOLDS, brother to Sullivan Reynolds
Nathan PENDLETON, native of Stonington, Conn.,
Chauncey GIBSON, orignally from conn; came from Duanesburgh with father John GIBSON
William GIBSON, brother to Chauncey, came from Ballston, Saratoga Co
Casper M. ROUSE, New England states,
Thomas SHIPPEY, R. I,
Wilmarth PETERS, R.I.,
David MONROE, R.I.,
Sylvanus BALLOU, R.I.,
Gideon & Elijah COOK, brothers, R.I., and
David, Philip, Thomas and Samuel PHETTEPLACE, brothers, R.I.
John RANDALL, born Stonington, Conn. and
Hezekiah BROWN, native of R.I.; came from Sterling, Conn.
Peter B GARNSEY (now GUERNSEY)
Other early settlers
Rev. Jedediah RANDALL, bron Stonington, Conn, 1st Baptist minister,
John WELCH, moved west,
Lemuel SOUTHWICK,; moved away,
Jonathan COLEGROVE, moved to PA,
Capt. James THOMPSON,
Capt. Anan WINSOR, distanately related to Colonel Stephen WINSOR,
Maj. Samuel MAY and
George KNAPP, R.I.
Asa PELLET, Canterbury,Conn,
Lemuel WELLS, Mass
1805 or '6
Palmer EDMONDS, R.I.
James PACKER, native of Groton, Conn
Families from Rhode Island: COOKs, WINSORs, THOMPSONs, AINSWORTH and JENNISONs, who came about 1816 or '18 except Cooks about 1799 and Winsors, about 1800. Cook's Settlement. John, Richard, Daniel and Laban COOK, brothers, R.I.
Olney, Joshua, Ziba and Washington WINSOR, R.I.
Elias BREED, Stonington, Conn
Hascall and William RANSFORD, brothers, natives of Voluntown, Conn
Colonel Stephen L and Roswell Avery,brothers, Stonington, Conn