Nathaniel Goodell, one of the early settlers, came here from Massachusetts. He reared a family of eight children. His son, Nathaniel, was born November 2, 1803, married Prudence Stowe, for his first wife, by whom he had five children, She died March 24, 1857. His second wife, Esther H. Goodell, now resides in Morrisville. Mr. Goodell died March 17, 1881.