William Henry is said to have come to Chesterfield, from Lunenburg, Mass, between 1770 and 1776. He married May Conn, who bore him six children, as follows: May, William, James, Betty, Eunice, and Freelove. James married Mary, daughter of Gibson Willard, in 1798, who bore him six children. They were Frederick W., Rebecca H., John P., Willard, Mary F., and Betsey E. Willard, born February I, 1809, married three times, first, Mary B. Shaw,. in 1834; second, Emily, daughter of Samuel Goodrich, October 8, 1856; and third, Mrs. Sarah M. Reed, of Fitzwilliam, in 1877. His children are Nathaniel C., Mary E., Lydia A., Hubbard W., Martha J., Ella J., Emily J., and John G. Nathaniel C., born September 21, 1837, married for his first wife Augusta M. Snow, of Swanzey, November, 9, 1864, and for his second wife Jennie N. Chamberlain, of North Dana, Mass., December 15, 1872.