Jonathan Hildreth settled in Westmoreland as early as 1751, and moved to this town about 1763, settling on the farm now owned by Watson Wheeler. He was selectman in 1767, ’70, ’79. Lotan, son of Jonathan, was born March 29, 1763, married Sarah Pierce, and died June 3, 1812. Africa, one of his eleven children, was born April 1, 1797, married twice, first. Mariam Blanchard, and second, Mary Blanchard, a sister of his first wife. He died Tune 22, 1869. His children were as follows: Frances A., Cyrus C., Louisa E., Henry S., Lotan B., John W., George L., Elathine A., Christina C., Larkin J., Charles C., and Sarah E. Henry S. was born March 4, 1826, and married Carrie E. Pettee, June I, 1848. His only son, Irving A., was born June 5, 185o. and married Addie O. Wilber, who died September 24, 1874. Charles. C., son of Africa, was born November 4, 1848, and George L. was born March 31, 1838.