Surname: Weld

Moses Weld

MOSES6 WELD (Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) was b. Jan. 15, 1757; m. May 17, 1781, Miriam Harding. He was an eminent singer and chorister. Mr. Weld had been a Revolutionary soldier. After coming to Cornish he was town clerk a number of years. A worthy member of the Baptist Church, also its Dea. many years. A record says he and his wife rem. to Morristown, Vt., where they both d. He d. June 22, 1839. His wid. d. June 26, 1845. Children (Nine girls and no boys): 1. LUCY, b. Feb. 22, 1782. 2. MIRIAM, b. Sept. 17, 1784;

Chester Weld

CHESTER6 WELD (Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) was b. Aug. 27, 1769; m. first, Dec. 14, 1800, Peninnah Comings of Cornish, dau. of Benjamin6 and Mary (Cooper) Comings; b. June 20,1777; and d. May 11, 1810. He in. second, Dec. 5, 1811, Mehitable Pike, b. Aug. 30, 1774. He d. May 21, 1820. Children by Peninneh: 1. MOSES FAULKNER, b. Feb. 8, 1803; m. Sept. 16, 1830, Pamelia Hazeltine. One child. 2. NEWTON, b. Dec. 23, 1804; m. June 28, 1827, Anna Austin, b. Nov. 21, 1808. 3. CHESTER, b. April 21, 1807; m. July 10, 1837, Mary E. Briggs.

Peleg Weld

PELEG6 WELD (Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) b. July 7, 1780, in Sturbridge, Mass., youngest son of Moses and Deborah (Faulkner) Weld; m. April 27, 1808, Patty Foster, dau. of Israel and Susanna (Bruce) Foster, b. April 10, 1791; and d. Dec. 21, 1834. They came to Cornish about 1814, where they spent the rest of their lives. He d. Aug. 30, 1853. Their first three children were b. in Dummerston, Vt., the rest in Cornish: 1. i. SUSANNA, b. Jan. 26, 1809; d. April 16, 1814. 2. JOHN, b. Oct. 2, 1811. 3. LUCY, b. May 30, 1813; d.

Daniel Weld

DANIEL7 WELD (John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1) b. May 27, 1781; m. -, Lydia Fuller of Enosburg, Vt., b. June 6, 1784; d. Nov. 6, 1846. Lived on the old homestead now (1903) owned by Freeman A. Johnson. A farmer. He d. Sept. 13, 1851. Children, all b. in Cornish except the first two: 1. JOHN FULLER, b. Berkshire, Vt., Dec. 11, 1808; m. a Mormon wid. at Nauvoo, Ill., where as a physician he practiced and spent his life. 2. DANIEL, b. in Berkshire, Vt., Nov. 20, 1810. 3. MOSES, b. Jan. 18,1813; m. May 14, 1846, Olive

John Weld

JOHN7 WELD (John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) was b. Aug. 20, 1785; m. Aug. 26, 1811, Mary Hilliard of Cornish, eldest dau. of Amos Avery and Sarah (Huggins) Hilliard, b. Dec. 9, 1794; d. March 12, 1862. A farmer and lived on the farm since owned and occupied by Levi R. Dole. The last few years of his life he lived on the old homestead on the hill. He d. Dec. 3, 1867. Children, all b. in Cornish: 1. HARVEY, b. Feb. 9, 1812. Went west; died young, unm. 2. MARY, b. Feb. 8, 1814; m. Nov. 9, 1837,

Willard Weld

WILLARD7 WELD (John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) b. Nov. 22, 1787; m. Jan. 26, 1824, Alice Luther of Cornish, dau. of Caleb and Rebecca (Brown) Luther, b. Sept. 7, 1792; d. Feb. 3, 1869. He was a farmer and always lived in town. He d. March 13, 1871, aged 83. Children, all b. in town: 1. HENRY A., b. Oct. 23, 1826. 2. LUCINDA JANE, b. May 9, 1831; m. June 27, 1868, Samuel M. Sherburne of Cornish (second wife). No issue. D. April 11, 1896. 3. ALBERT, b. June 28, 1836.

Horace Weld

HORACE7 WELD (John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) b. Feb. 20, 1792; m. Oct. 7, 1816, Huldah Jackson of Cornish, dau. of Lieut. Eleazer and Huldah (Dresser) Jackson, b. Dec. 29, 1795; and d. Nov. 15, 1847. He was a tanner and harness maker, also hotel keeper on the Flat several years. He gave the land whereon the Baptist Church now stands. He d. April 5, 1859. Children, all b. in Cornish: 1. GEORGE, b. Dec. 13, 1817. 2. HORAGE PLYMPTON, b. March 21, 1821; m. , Martha Chase of Cornish, dau. of Theodore and Judith (Bryant) Chase, b. April

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 a very retentive memory and sound judgment, and was much respected. Was a tanner, shoemaker, also a farmer. He d. Jan. 25, 1899, aged 87. Children, all b. in town: 1. ELIZA, b. July 18, 1845; In. first, March 1, 1866, Lorenzo Bird; m. second,

Israel Foster Weld

ISRAEL FOSTER7 WELD (Peleg6, Moses5, John4, Josseph3, John2, Joseph1) b. Sept. 2, 1821; m. May 2, 1854, Susan J. Maynard, dau. of Daniel F. and Polly (Newhall) Maynard of Claremont. He res. chiefly in Claremont. Employed in paper mill. He d. April 28, 1864. Children: 1. EMMA GENEIVE, b. March 9, 1855; d. July 19, 1857. 2. STELLA MARY, b. Sept. 21, 1856; m. Sept. 12, 1876, George W. Jewett of Claremont. 3. JENNIE MARIA, b. Aug. 9, 1858; m. June 8, 1893, J. W. Estabrook of Leominster, Mass. 4. FOSTER MAYNARD, b. Oct. 11, 1861; unm. In trade in

Daniel Weld

DANIEL8 WELD (Daniel7, John6, Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1) was b. in Berkshire, Vt., Nov. 20, 1810; m. -, Mary Harlow of Cornish, adopted dau. of Robert and Charity (Barrows) Harlow, b. Jan. 14, 1814; d. Sept. 25, 1858. He d. Dec. 2, 1848. Children: 1. A child unnamed, d. Oct. 28, 1838, aged four weeks. 2. ACHSA JANE, b. Aug. 26, 1839; m. Nov. 21, 1861, David L. Wood of Hancock, a soldier of the Civil War, who d. in the service July 9, 1863. She is living (1904) in Cambridge, Mass. No children. 3. AUSTIN FULLER, b. Sept.