Genealogical History; With Short Sketches and Family Records, of the Early Settlers of West Simsbury, Now Canton, Conn
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...afterward lived in the Old Parish a few years, and in 1782, he again removed to West Simsbury, and settled on the premises now owned by his grandson, Loin H. Humphrey, in the Center district. Parents. Born. Died. Age. Theophilus Humph-rey, 1744, 1826, 82. 1st wife, Hepzibah, Cornish, 1742, 1800, 58. 2d wife, Diana Averit, 1758, 1843, 91. Daughter of Elisha Cornish. Children. James, Hepzibah, Alvin, Child. Amelia, Theophilus, Jun., Loin, Plinny, Born. Died. Age. 1765, 1830, 65. 1767. 1769, 1847, 77. 1774, 1808, 34. 1776, 1851, 75. 1777, 1854, 77. 1780, 1852, 72. Married 1st, Keturah Case; 2d, Diadama Garret. Married Jesse Barber. Married 1st, Almira Case; 3d, Mary Hays. Died in infancy. Married Jonathan Barber, 3d. Married 1st, Cynthia Hayden; 3d Miss Cornish. Married Rhoda Case. Married Rhoda Higley, daughter of Seth Higley. 1782. Married Thomas Sugden, Jun. 1784, 1826, 42. Married Elizabeth Humphrey. 1786, 1818, 32. Married Stephen H. Atwater. Rev. JEREMIAH HALLOCK was born at Brookhaven, Long Island, 1758. At the age of eight years, he with his parents removed to Goshen, Mass. Mr. Hallock was licensed to preach the gospel in 1784, and was ordained over the church and society of West Simsbury, (now Canton, ) in 1785. He was honored for his faithful and unwearied efforts in the service of his divine Lord and Master; during the entire term of his ministry, extending over a period of forty years, and terminating with his life, he exerted a rare influence, not only over the people of his charge, but throughout an extensive circle of acquaintance. His memory is yet venerated. He died June, 1826, aged 68. He married Mercy Humphrey, daughter of Oliver Humphrey, Esq., in 1786. She was born in 1762; died 1826, aged 64= years. Their first son, Jeremiah..
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