Azel, son of Benjamin and Rachel (Brown) Throop, was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, January z8, 1792, died in Ontario county, New York. He was educated in the Lebanon school, and at home, and later taught school himself for several winters and was afterwards inspector and superintendent of schools for a number of years. He married. May 20, 1819, Fanny, sister to the Hon. A. L. Van Dusen, of Hillsdale. New York, who was born in 1798. Children. 1. Lucy Ann. born February 19, 1820, died July 21, 1849: married, December 22, 1846, D. D. Sprague. 2. Ruth. born July 18, 1821, died July 30, 1821. 3. Elizabeth C., born July 12, 1822, married, October i8, 1841, Stoughton Hayward, of Washington, D. C. Elizabeth C. Hayward died December 7, 1910; her husband, Stoughton Hayward, died July 5, 1911, in his 94th year. 4. Joseph Allen, born February 16. 1827, died July 19, 1897; married (first) Hannah Jane, daughter of James Thompson, of Homer, Michigan, and (second) Hannah, daughter of Joseph Edwards; children, one by second marriage: Augustus Thompson. Francis Wayland, Walter Scott, Benjamin Blackmar, Clara. Benjamin B., son of Joseph Allen and Hannah (Thompson) Throop, married, January 24, 1906, Ada Ellen, daughter of Hon. and Mrs. J. K. Hockley, of Emporium, Penn.; child: Benjamin Hockley Throop, born August 20, 1907. 5. William Nelson, born April 6, 1829, died July 10, 1887; married, October 27, 1819, Maria F. Stowitts. 6. Augustus Phelps, born August 21, 1832, died November 28, 1907; married, in New York City, November 23, 1868, Mary Elizabeth, daughter of James Smillie, who was born in New York City, August 8, 1836; he was for many years a Homeopathic physician, and lived at 110 East Thirty-eighth street, New York City; children: William Smillie, born November 27, 1870, died in July, 1877; Katharine Parker: Frances Elizabeth. 7. Newton Adams, born April 1, 1835, living in Chicago, Illinois; married, September 18, 1864, Bell H. Pierce, of Jay, Essex county, New York; children: Katharine R., born December 3, 1865; Fanny Van Dusen. born March 28. 1868; Ralph Buchanan, born July 12, 1871 ; Benjamin J., married, October 18, 1904, Helen Evans, of Circleville, Ohio; Frances Augusta, born April 17, 1873, married, June 19, 1901, Walter Harlow Drew; two children: Benjamin Harlow Drew, born October 3, 1903; Willis Parker Drew, born November ii, 1905. 8. Frances Augusta, born June 17, 1837, died February 19. 1873; married, October 14. ,868, Edgar W. Pierce. 9. Adoniram Judson, referred to elsewhere.