History of the Town of Cornish Sullivan County New Hampshire

Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911.

Winston Churchill

WINSTON9 CHURCHILL (Edward8 Spaulding, Edwin7, James6, Thomas5-4, Barnabas3, Joseph2, John1) from the same emigrant ancestor as the Cornish Churchills, was b. Nov. 10, 1871, in St. Louis, Mo. His father, Edward Spaulding Churchill, was b. April 2, 1846, in Portland, Me., and m. Jan. 30, 1871, Emma B. Blaine who d. soon after the birth …

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Willis G. Cole

12. WILLIS G.6 COLE (Geo. L.5, Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Nov. 21. 1848; m. first, June 9, 1870, Julia Almira Huggins of Cornish, dau. of Geo. W. and Paulina (Pryor) Huggins, b. Oct. 11, 1846, and d. March 11. 1880; m. second, June 29, 1880, Nizaula Bixby of Windsor. Lives on the homestead of …

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William Henry Child

3. WILLIAM HENRY7 CHILD (Stephen6-5, Daniel4, Ephraim3, Benjamin2-1) was b. Dec. 22, 1832. Has res. chiefly on the homestead farm. Graduated at Kimball Union Academy, class 1856; spent a few years teaching in N. H., Vt. and Ohio. Was superintendent of schools, 1886-97: devoted his time chiefly to farming until 1897. In March of this …

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William Choate

WILLIAM CHOATE was an early res. of the town. His former record is not at hand. Naught but his tombstone and town record is left for the genealogist. He was b. about 1740 and d. March 22, 1815, aged 75. Hem. Nov. 13, 1767, Deborah Yerrington, a sister of Phebe, wife of Dea. Samuel Hilliard. …

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William Balloch

3. WILLIAM2 BALLOCH (James) b. April 16, 1820; m. NOv. 6, 1844, Nancy J. Deming of Cornish, dau. Of Sylvester and Charlotte (Campbell) Deming, b. Nov. 1, 1823. Mr. Balloch d. Aug. 27, 1893. He was a man Of goOd gifts, being highly appreciated by his townsmen, as shown by being repeatedly chosen by them …

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William Atwood

WILLIAM3 ATWOOD (Joshua2, John1), brother of Joshua3-2, tenth son and seventeenth child of Joshua and Mehitable (Seva) Atwood, was b. Feb. 17, 1773, in Pelham; m. first, Dec. 29, 1799, Elizabeth Hall, dau. of James and Elizabeth (Barker) Hall, b. in Pelham Oct. 29, 1779, and d. in Cornish Sept. 15, 1831; m. second, Dec. …

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William Atwood

WILLIAM4 ATWOOD (William3, Joshua2, John1), eldest son and third child of William and Elizabeth (Hall) Atwood, was b. Sept. 15, 1806. He followed his father’s trade of blacksmithing most of his life; m. Nov. 25, 1828, Rhoda Jackson of Cornish, dau. of Capt. Perez and Lucy (Hunter) Jackson, b. May 28, 1803, and d. at …

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William Allen

WILLIAM ALLEN and Betsey Swinnerton, both of Croydon, were m. Aug. 1, 1806, and lived in Cornish several years and had these children, b. in Cornish: i. HIRAM, b. March 13, 1809. He m. in 1834, in Cornish, Martha E. Huggins of Cornish. They returned to Croydon in 1837. They had six children. ii. LUCY, …

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Willard Weld

WILLARD7 WELD (John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) b. Nov. 22, 1787; m. Jan. 26, 1824, Alice Luther of Cornish, dau. of Caleb and Rebecca (Brown) Luther, b. Sept. 7, 1792; d. Feb. 3, 1869. He was a farmer and always lived in town. He d. March 13, 1871, aged 83. Children, all b. in …

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Wilbur Wyman Cole

11. WILBUR WYMAN5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. May 24, 1851; m. July 1, 1873, Clara Ella Hook of Cornish, dau. of Peter and Lucia (Kendrick) Hook, b. Sept. 9, 1850; a farmer and mechanic. One child, b. in Cornish: Merton Kendrick, b. June 29, 1878. He is an osteopathic physician and res. in …

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Warren Comings

4. WARREN COMINGS6 (Samuel5, John4-3-2, Isaac1) youngest son of Samuel5 and Sarah (Spaulding) Comings, b. Oct. 16, 1768, in Dunstable, Mass. Came to Cornish with his father; m. May 28, 1789, Mary Taylor of Cornish, dau. of Capt. Joseph and Elizabeth (Sumner) Taylor, b. Sept. 18, 1767, and d. Nov. 6, 1849, aged 82. He …

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Walter Weld

WALTER WELD, a son of Moses and Elizabeth (Holbrook) Weld, was b. April 24, 1761; m. Dec. 11, 1783, Lucy Carpenter. It is said they had nine children, but the first seven only are found on record. He enlisted in the War of 1812; and d. at Plattsburg, N. Y., Dec., 1813. Children all b. …

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Thomas Coburn

4. THOMAS2 COBURN (Asa1) was b. Sept. 9. 1790; m. Feb. 11, 1817, Almira Stone of Cornish, dau. of Dea. Josiah and Hannah (Weld) Stone, b. Sept. 2. 1792, and d. Jan. 6. 1869. They lived in Potsdam, N. Y. Children: i. HORATIO NEWTON. b. Oct. 19, 1817: d. May 24, 1820. ii. HIRAM BREWSTER, …

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Thomas Chase

THOMAS5 CHASE (Wells4, Moses3-2, Aquilla1) was b. in Amesbury, Mass., May 14, 1735. Went first to Chester, where he in. in 1758, Mary Hall, dau. of Henry Hall, and afterwards settled in Salisbury. After a few years, in 1768, he and family came and settled in Cornish, and a part of their children were b. …

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Thomas Ayers

THOMAS2 AYERS (John1) was b. Jan. 17, 1763; m. , Lydia Bartlett of Cornish, dau. of Samuel and (Downer) Bartlett, b. Aug. 8, 1760, and d. Jan. 15, 1830. A farmer and lived near the center of the town on the farm recently owned and occupied by Dan W. Cole and more recently by Henry …

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Theodore Chase

8. THEODORE6 CHASE (Joseph5, Caleb4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. Feb. 16, 1794; m. April 7, 1819, Judith, dau. of Israel and Mehitable Bryant of Cornish, b. Nov. 17, 1793, and d. Nov. 30, 1847. He d. June 8, 1876. A farmer and lived in the south part of the town. Children: i. MARTHA, b. …

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Theoda Clark

THEODA and POLLY CLARK had the following children b. in town: i. THEODA, a son, b. Aug. 12, 1802, and d. the same day. ii. ELIZA, b. Aug. 16, 1803. iii. MARY, b. Sept. 4, 1809. iv. RACHEL, b. Aug. 5, 1811. v. DANIEL, b. Nov. 9, 1813, vi. GEORGE, b. March 21, 1816. It …

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