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Lemuel Bingham

LEMUEL4 BINGHAM, their third child, b. Sept. 20, 1713; m. April 28, 1737, Hannah Perkins. She d. Oct. 21, 1795. He d. Nov. 3. 1758. Children, b. in Windham (?), Corn.: i. TERVIAH, b. March 5, 1740. ii. LUCY, b. Sept. 14, 1742. iii. FAITH, b. -, 1744. iv. JEDEDIAH, b. March 3, 1747. v. …

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Merrill Coburn

1. MERRILL COBURN came from Dracut, Mass., date uncertain, and settled in that part of Grantham afterwards annexed to Cornish. He was b. May 17, 1753; m. -, Abigail . b. July 12, 1751, and d. Jan. 4, 1848. It is said he was a soldier of the Revolution, probably from Mass. He d. in …

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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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Joseph S. Chase

12. JOSEPH S.8 CHASE (Henry7, Joseph6-5, Caleb4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla,) was b. Aug. 7, 1857, in Cornish; in. Jan. 24, 1882, Hattie L. York of Cornish, dau. of John Q. and Esther (Corliss) York, b. June 14, 1859. Lived a while on a farm. Afterwards rem. to the Flat where for several years was engaged …

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L. Foster Ayers

L. FOSTER4 AYERS (Levi3, Thomas2, John1) b. May 7, 1848; m. first, Sept. 29, 1869, Ida Bachelder Of Cornish, dau. Of Azor and Pluma (Upham) Bachelder, b. Oct. 2, 1849, d. Jan. 25, 1893; m. second, April 19, 1894, Ella S. Lyman, b. July 1, 1870, in N. Y. They res. in West Windsor, Vt., …

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Joseph Chase

7. JOSEPH5 CHASE (Joseph4, Caleb3, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. Oct. 8, 1787; m. March 7, 1814, Elizabeth, dau. of Job and Elizabeth (Chase) Stevens of Plainfield, b. Sept. 7, 1792, and d. March 16, 1884. He d. Oct. 31, 1838. Children, all b. in Cornish: i. JOSEPH PHILANDER, b. Sept. 23, 1820; d. Dec. …

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Erastus O. Cole

ERASTUS O. COLE, b. Sept. 25, 1829, came to Cornish from So. Woodstock, Vt., in 1859. Entered the employ of Mrs. J. F. Sisson. then a wid., whom he m. in 1860. He was of no known relation to others of his name in town, except a brother who came later. He enlisted in the …

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John Weld

JOHN7 WELD (Peleg6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) b. Oct. 2, 1811, in Dummerston, Vt. Came to town with his parents when three years of age. M. Sept. 17, 1844, Anna F. Bartlett of Cornish, dau. of John and Polly (Williams) Bartlett; b. Dec. 22, 1819; and d. Oct. 4, 1898. He was possessed of …

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Orrel F. Atwood

ORREL F. ATWOOD, b. in West Chazy, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1875, was the son of Francis L. and Mary A. (Baker) Atwood. Came to Cornish in Oct., 1900. Settled on the Dea. Hiram P. Raymond farm; m. in Beekman town, N. Y., Jan. 4, 1899, Huldah E. Scribner, dau. of Cyremius M. and Huldah …

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Caleb M. Chase

5. CALEB M.5 CHASE (Moses4, Daniel3. Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. in Cornish Sept. 11, 1767; m. Jan. 21, 1789, Elizabeth Deming of Cornish, dau. of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (Dana) Deming, b. Aug. 13, 1763, and d. Sept. 20, 1840. He was a farmer and held a commission of Capt. in the militia. He d. Sept. …

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Benjamin Chapman

BENJAMIN6 CHAPMAN (Joseph5, Benjamin4, Samuel3-2, Edward1) was b. July 18, 1784; in. , Theoda Colburn, dau. of John and Theoda (Dunham) Colburn, b. June 11, 1792, and d. Oct. 13, 1859, aged 67. He was a farmer and surveyor, a prominent man in his day, filling many important positions in town and state. He drew …

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Phinehas Coburn

2. PHINEHAS2 COBURN (Merrill1) b. Sept. 6, 1778; m. April 14. 1803, Hannah French of Cornish, dau. of Ephraim and Comfort (York) French, b. June, 1778. It appears that they settled in E. Wallingford, Vt., as several of the family were reared there. The record of their children is deficient in order and in dates, …

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Jacob Beal

JACOB BEAL, son of John and Catharine (Kimball) Beal, was b. in Plainfield Dec. 16, 1815, the youngest of twelve children. He remained at home until of age, when he went to Mass. and was employed by his brother, George, on a steamboat running from Boston to Hingham. In 1848, at the age of 33, …

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Moses Barrows Jr.

MOSES BARROWS, JR., with Elizabeth, his wife, lived several years near the foot of Furnald Hill. They were constituent members of the Baptist Church at its organization. Charity Barrows, a sister of Moses, was also another. These were the children of Moses and Abigail Barrows, who in advanced years came to town and spent the …

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Fred G. Blake

2. FRED G.2 BLAKE (Curtis H.1) was b. March 8. 1854: m. Nov. 25, 1884, Minnie E. Bennett. They have lived in Windsor, Vt., but more recently in Cornish. Children: i. WALTER CURTIS, b. April 14, 1888. ii. WINNIE MAY, b. Feb. 1, 1893. m. Roy FRED, b. March 9. 1895.

Samuel Comings

1. SAMUEL5 COMINGS, their fourth son was b. in Westford, Mass., Sept. 16, 1718; m. Dec. 1, 1741, Sarah Spaulding. She was b. June 9, 1723. They res. in Westford, Mass., several years and rem. to Dunstable, Mass., in 1757 and lived there till 1773, when they rem. to Cornish. He took a deed of …

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