Chesterfield New Hampshire

Edward Augustus Todd of Fort Meyers FL

Edward Augustus Todd9, (John D.8, Caleb7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 13, 1840, in Chesterfield, N. H., married May 30, 1872, Mary Elvira, daughter of Walter S. and Emily (Magee) Todd, who was born Jan. 8, 1849. For her ancestry see number 2013. He was a physician and had a practice in …

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Biographical Sketch of William Randall

William Randall came to Chesterfield from Cranston, R. I., about 1780. His children were Eleazer, Anthony, Benajah, and Esther. Eleazer married Martha Staples, and settled in Chesterfield on land given him by his father. His children were Roxana, Prusha, Diana, Nathan, and Eleazer. The latter, born August 4, 1796, married Clarissa, daughter of Benjamin Wheeler, …

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Biographical Sketch of Beza Aldrich

Beza Aldrich, son of Gen. George and Azuba (How) Aldrich, of Westmoreland, born September 21, 1779, married Lydia Arnold, settled in Chesterfield about 1831, and died here October 28, 1857. Their children were Warren L., William A., Helen A. and George A.

Biographical Sketch of Ephraim Amidon

Ephraim Amidon, from Oxford, Mass., came to Westmoreland previous to 1777, and located upon the farm now owned by his grandson, Ephraim. He married Jane Robbins, reared ten children-Hephzibah, Matilda, Abigail, Ebenezer, Noah, Polly, Salome, Nathaniel, Jane and Ephraim, and died March 21, 1822, aged seventy-three years. Squire, son of Nathaniel, now resides in this …

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Biography of Lawrence Walton

Lawrence Walton was in Chesterfield as early as 1770, and died here November 28, 1795, aged seventy-eight years. His children were as folio Elisha, Nathaniel, Peru, Sarah, Lucretia, Margaret, Deborah, and Elijah. Nathaniel married, first, Mary, daughter of Eli Partridge, and second, Jemi daughter of John Sanderson. He lived in the “New Boston” district, on …

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Biographical Sketch of Lucius Darwin Pierce

Lucius Darwin Pierce, son of E. P. Pierce, Esq., was born at Chesterfield, August 9, 1820. In boyhood and youth he enjoyed such limited advantages for acquiring an education as the common schools and Chesterfield academy afforded. In 1841 he entered Norwich university, Vt., gained a commendable proficiency in the ancient languages, and while yet …

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