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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Images from a moving car (don't try this at home)








Saturday, March 22, 2014

Ferry crossing between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. (Cabot Strait )




Thursday, March 13, 2014

Stevens Family in Quebec since 1805


Joseph Stevens, b. 1720 in Lancaster, Massachusetts, d. April 1810 in Hardwick, Massachusetts.  He married Dorothy Sawyer, married 10 June 1745 in Hardwick, Massachusetts, b. 3 March 1725 in Lancaster, Massachusetts, (daughter of John Sawyer and Sarah Joslin) d. in Petersham, Massachusetts.

I.    Lemuel Stevens, b. 10 January 1748 in Petersham, Massachusetts, d. 31 July 1818, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.  He married Hannah Green, married 1772 in Newfane, Vermont, b. 12 October 1750 in Worcester, Massachusetts, (daughter of Thomas Green and Elizabeth Green) d. 1 April 1785 in Newfane, Vermont.

       A.   Dolly Stevens, b. 1773 in Newfane, Vermont, d. October 1877 in Newfane, Vermont.

       B.   Artemas Stevens, b. 12 December 1774 in Newfane, Vermont, d. 22 July 1823 in Stukley, Lower Canada.  He married Millie Goddard, d. 8 April 1864.

       C.   Thomas Stevens, b. 12 February 1777 in Newfane, Vermont, d. April 1786 in Newfane, Vermont.

       D.   Dolly Stevens, b. 17 July 1779 in Newfane, Vermont, d. 1847.  She married Perry Calvin, married 31 May 1801 in Newfane, Vermont.

       E.   Gardner Stevens, b. 24 April 1782 in Newfane, Vermont, d. 1845 in Lennoxville, Canada East.  He married Deborah Harrington, b. 4 November 1786 in Halifax, Vermont, d. 1865 in Lennoxville, Canada East.

       F.   Simon Stevens, b. 17 June  1784 in Newfane, Vermont, d. 9 November 1865, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Farmer, emigrated 1801.  He married Ruth Brown, married 27 June 1812 in Richmond, Quebec, b. 26 May 1791 in U.S., (daughter of Josiah Brown) d. 3 September 1887, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

             1.    Lemuel Stevens, b. 17 September 1815, d. 17 September 1815.

             2.    Eusebia Charlotte Stevens, b. 26 April 1817, d. 28 October 1865.  She married Benjamin Reed, married 1837 in Shipton, Canada East (Anglican).

             3.    Rachel Jane Stevens, b. 23 April 1819 in Lower Canada, d. 12 April 1901, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  She married William Burrill, married 13 October 1840 in Kirkdale, Lower Canada, b. 1811 in Yorkshire, England, (son of William Burrill) d. 30 June 1892, occupation Farmer, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                    a.    William Burrill, b. 7 July 1841 in Canada East, occupation Farmer.  He married Lydia Stimpson, married 1872 in Kirkdale, Quebec, b. 4 January 1846 in Canada East.

                           (1)  Frederick W. Burrill, b. 25 November 1874 in Quebec, occupation Farmer.

                           (2)  Nellie Burrill, b. 29 May 1881 in Quebec.

                    b.    Jane Ruth Burrill, b. 2 October 1855 in Canada East.  She married Royal H. Stimson, b. 6 October 1848 in Canada East, occupation Postmaster, occupation Farmer.

                           (1)  Gurtrude Stimpson, b. 1876 in Quebec.

                           (2)  Annie A. Stimson, b. 9 July 1877 in Quebec.

                           (3)  Margret E. Stimson, b. 7 April 1883 in Quebec.

                    c.    Eliza Burrill, b. 24 June 1858 in Canada East.

                    d.    Henry Burrill, b. 1862 in Lower Canada.

                    e.    Alfred Burrill, b. 19 May 1862 in Canada East, d. 1932, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Farmer.  He married Amanda M. Holland, b. c 1860 in Quebec, (daughter of Margaret Holland) d. 19 July 1889, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Teacher.

                           (1)  Viola Burrill, b. 30 March 1888 in Quebec, d. 1991, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  She married Mr. Lash.

                           (2)  Alfred M. Holland Burrill, b. 19 July 1889 in Quebec, d. 1970, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  He married Hazel A. Boa, b. 1900, d. 1969, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                           (3)  Frank Burrill, b. 19 July 1889 in Quebec.

                    f.    Maggie Burrill, b. 1866 in Lower Canada.

             4.    Simon Stevens, b. 27 February 1821 in Lower Canada, d. 1906, occupation Farmer, occupation Cooper & Farrier.  He married Elizabeth Armitage, married 31 January 1846 in Melbourne, Lower Canada, b. 1822 in England.

                    a.    Frederick Stevens, b. 1847 in Canada East.

                    b.    John Stevens, b. 1 March 1849 in Kingsey, Canada East, baptized 8 April 1849 in Melbourne, Canada East, occupation Cabinet Maker.

                    c.    Mary Stevens, b. 18 April 1851 in Kingsey, Lower Canada, baptized 1 June 1851 in Melbourne, Lower Canada.  She married Francis Nunns, married 1 December 1869 in Wesleyan Methodist Church, Melbourne, Quebec, b. 24 August 1846 in Melbourne, Lower Canada, (son of William Nunns and Jane Trenholm) occupation Farmer & Miller.

                           (1)  William Henry Washington Nunns, b. 28 October 1870 in Melbourne, Quebec.

                           (2)  Alice M. Nunns, b. 9 April 1872 in Melbourne, Quebec, occupation Music Teacher.

                           (3)  Jennie Elizabeth Nunns, b. 10 May 1874 in Quebec, occupation School Teacher.

                           (4)  Winnifred Nunns, b. 26 February 1878 in Melbourne,Quebec, occupation Music Teacher.

                           (5)  Frederick L. Nunns, b. 20 November 1880 in Quebec, occupation Clerk, occupation Teller.

                           (6)  George Nunns, b. 23 August 1889 in Quebec.

                    d.    Ruth Eliza Stevens, b. 4 November 1852 in Kingsey, Canada East, baptized 25 December 1852 in Melbourne, Canada East.

                    e.    William H. Stevens, b. 1 August 1856 in Lower Canada, occupation Farmer, occupation General Trader.  He married Maria, b. 19 March 1860 in Lower Canada.

                           (1)  Arthur W. Stevens, b. 14 October 1886 in Quebec.

                           (2)  Frederick Stanley Stevens, b. 12 November 1888 in Trenholm, Drummond Co., Quebec, occupation Bank Clerk. Moved to Mexico

                           (3)  Harold B. Stevens, b. 1 June 1891 in Quebec.

                           (4)  Mildred Stevens, b. 12 February 1898 in Quebec. Married Fred Wintle

                           (5)  Russell E. Stevens, b. 16 January 1900 in Quebec.  She married Alice Brock, married 19 May 1925, b. 19 September 1904 in Kingsey, Quebec, (daughter of Edmund P. Brock and Edna H.) d. 19 March 1941 in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

                    f.    Eliza Ann Stevens, b. 11 April 1859 in Kingsey, Lower Canada, baptized 17 July 1859 in Melbourne, Lower Canada.

             5.    Charles Stevens, b. 13 February 1823, d. 10 September 1909 in Portland, Oregon.

             6.    Frederick Thomas Stevens, b. 15 May 1827, d. 8 September 1873.  He married Maria Armitage, married 7 November 1847 in Melbourne, Canada East.

             7.    Henry Joseph Stevens, b. 1 January 1831, d. 2 April 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia.

             8.    Ruth Eliza Stevens, b. 18 May 1833 in Durham, Lower Canada, baptized 12 July 1833 in Shipton-Melbourne, Lower Canada, d. 28 March 1896, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  She married Philip R. Lyster, b. 8 October 1832 in Lower Canada, d. 1916, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Farmer.

                    a.    Findlay M. Lyster, b. 18 July 1861 in Canada East, d. 1923, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Plumber.  He married Emily, b. 19 September 1865 in England.

                    b.    Benjamin E. Lyster, b. 1864 in Canada East.

                    c.    John Lyster, b. 1868 in Quebec.

                    d.    Mary E. Lyster, b. 1868 in Quebec.

                    e.    James Edmond M. Lyster, b. 7 November 1870 in Quebec, occupation Farmer.  He married Elisabeth, b. 6 May 1872 in Quebec.

                           (1)  Eliza Mirian Lyster, b. 24 January 1901 in Quebec.

                           (2)  Carman Lyster, b. April 1903 in Quebec.

                           (3)  Selwyn Lyster, b. February 1909.

                    f.    Lily Alberta Lyster, b. 1872 in Quebec, d. 1957, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

             9.    William Stevens, b. 9 July 1835 in Kirkdale, Durham, Lower Canada, baptized 30 August 1835 in Shipton-Melbourne, Lower Canada, d. 28 April 1895 in Kirkdale, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Laborer/Farmer.  He married Eliza Lyster, resided (family) in Durham, Quebec, b. 12 February 1842 in Canada East, (daughter of Richard Lyster and Elliora Smillie) d. 17 July 1916 in Kirkdale, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Post Mistress.

                    a.    Simon A. Stevens, b. January 1863, d. 29 July 1864, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Lower Canada.

                    b.    William Richard Stevens, b. 3 December 1864 in Kirkdale, Canada East, d. 3 December 1944 in Lennoxville, Quebec, buried 5 December 1944 in St. Anne's Cemetery, Richmond, Quebec, occupation Farmer.  He married Gertrude Maud Augusta Trenholm, married 6 September in Kirkdale, Quebec, b. 15 November 1872 in Quebec, (daughter of James Trenholm and Rachel Lyster) d. 26 July 1948 in Montreal, Quebec, buried 29 July 1948 in St. Anne's Cemetery, Richmond, Quebec.

                    c.    Elliora Edith Stevens, b. 31 May 1867 in Canada East, d. 17 May 1922 in Sherbrooke, Quebec.  She married Charles Herbert Pye, b. 10 April 1866 in Melbourne, Richmond Co., Canada East, (son of Mary) occupation Farmer.

                           (1)  Grace Pye, b. 26 April 1890 in Quebec.

                           (2)  Marion Anna Pye, b. 3 February 1894 in Ontario, d. 27 February 1903 in Kirkdale, Quebec.

                           (3)  Herbert Stevens Pye, b. 4 April 1896 in Smith's Falls, Ontario, occupation Clerk.

                           (4)  James Travers Lewis Pye, b. 31 May 1898 in Quebec, occupation Farmer.

                    d.    Ruth Jane Stevens, b. 2 November 1869 in Quebec, d. 1964, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  She married Herbert Augustus Dickson, resided (family) in Rectory Hill, Quebec, b. 21 October 1867 in Quebec, (son of John Mitchell Dickson and Elizabeth Trenholm) d. 2 October 1915, occupation Minister, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                           (1)  George H. Dickson, b. 18 March 1894 in Quebec.  He married Martha Brooks, resided (family) in Vineland, Ontario, d. 30 September 1986 in Beamsville, Ontario, buried in Vineland, Ontario.

                           (2)  Frederick Russell Dickson, b. 21 May 1896 in Quebec, occupation Doctor.  He married (1) Andrea Sendeck.  He married (2) Hazel Smyth, resided (family) in Concord, Vermont.

                           (3)  Muriel Eva Ruth Dickson, b. 5 January 1899 in Quebec, d. 8 August 1946 in Cookshire, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                           (4)  Gladys Hilda Dickson, b. May 1904 in Quebec, d. 22 September 1956.  She married Samuel Jackson Bennett, married October 1942 in Montreal, Quebec, (son of Hugh Bennett) d. 23 November 1961 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, buried in Cookshire Cemetery, Cookshire, Quebec.

                           (5)  Ethel Dickson, b. September 1908 in Quebec.  She married John H.Y. Cruickshank, b. 1903, d. 25 July 1991 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, buried 27 July 1991 in Melvern Cemetery, Lennoxville, Quebec.

                    e.    Anna Isabel Stevens, b. 31 March 1872 in Kirkdale, Durham Township, Drummond County, Quebec, d. 22 July 1959 in Montreal, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  She married John Stanley Bishop Dickson, married 9 November 1900, b. 25 January 1873 in Quebec, (son of John Mitchell Dickson and Elizabeth Trenholm) baptized 18 July 1873 in Melbourne, Quebec, d. 11 July 1937 in Cape Cove, Gaspe, Quebec, buried 13 July 1937 in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec, occupation Clergyman/Anglican Minister.

                           (1)  Muriel Evelyn Alberta Dickson, b. September 1901, d. 21 March 1902 in Agnes, Beauce, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                           (2)  Doris Isobel Dickson, b. 19 April 1903 in Agnes, Megantic Co., Quebec, baptized 14 June 1903 in Agnes, Megantic Co., Quebec, d. 16 February 1965 in Montreal, Quebec, buried 19 February 1965 in St. Anne's Cemetery, Richmond, Quebec.  She married Mordaunt William Gallop, married 2 September 1931 in Cape Cove, Gaspe Co., Quebec, b. 12 September 1897 in Bristol, (son of janet herdma and Janet Maggie Rennie Kinnock) baptized 21 November 1897 in Woolcost Park, St. Saviour, Gloucestershire, occupation Accountant, d. 4 January 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, buried in St. Anne's Cemetery, Richmond, Quebec.

                           (3)  Albert Charles Trevor Dickson, b. 5 October 1906 in Scotstown, Quebec, d. 26 January 1995 in Edmonton, Alberta.  He married Alice May Gillespie, married 12 July 1932 in Daysland, Alberta, b. 4 May 1901 in Beaverton, Ontario.

                           (4)  Cedric Wynne Dickson, b. 23 August 1912, d. 17 April 1998 in Windsor, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  He married (1) Roberta Mary Gwendolyn Hodgins, married 28 December 1935 in Shawville, Quebec, resided (family) in Pointe Claire, Quebec, b. 4 February in Shawville, Quebec, (daughter of Robert George Hodgins and Abigal O'Hara) d. 10 September 1982 in Melbourne, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.  He married (2) Betty Mueller, b. 12 November 1921 in Switzerland, immigrated 1952.

                    f.    James Gordon W. Stevens, b. 1874 in Quebec, d. 22 May 1897 in Kirkdale, Quebec, buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Kirkdale, Quebec.

                    g.    Rachel Marion May Stevens, b. 1 May 1882 in Quebec, d. 30 April 1982, occupation Teacher, buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.  She married Patrick Francis Calcutt, married 12 June 1917 in Montreal, Quebec, b. 15 October 1887 in Quebec, (son of John Vincent Calcutt and Josephine Dominica Gwilt) d. 23 February 1961, buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec, occupation Linen Merchant.

                           (1)  Kathleen Victoria Calcutt, b. 13 August 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, d. 14 November 1929 in Montreal West, Quebec, buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.

       G.   Thomas Stevens, b. 29 May 1786 in Newfane, Vermont, d. 1865, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec, occupation Farmer.  He married Dorothy Boyden, b. 12 March 1789 in Lower Canada, d. 23 November 1847, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.

             1.    Simeon Stevens, b. 26 July 1825 in Melbourne, Canada East, occupation Farmer.  He married Emily, b. 1829 in Canada East.

                    a.    Amelia B. Stevens, b. 1856 in Canada East, occupation School Mistress.

                    b.    Edward S. Stevens, b. 21 November 1856 in Canada East, occupation Printer/Publisher.  He married Etta M. Presby, b. 13 July 1859 in Sherbrooke, Canada East, (daughter of George Presby and Ellen).

                           (1)  George A. Stevens, b. 18 June 1884 in Quebec.

                           (2)  Doris M. Stevens, b. 6 September 1889 in Quebec.

                           (3)  Howard K. Stevens, b. 1 January 1894 in Quebec.

                    c.    Marian N. Stevens, b. 1861 in Canada East.

                    d.    William H. Stevens, b. 1865 in Canada East.

             2.    Mary Green Stevens, b. 10 January 1818 in Stukley, Lower Canada, d. 19 February 1879, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.  She married Thaddeus Broad Varney, married 1 July 1845 in Melbourne, Canada East (Congregational), b. 7 May 1822 in Melbourne, Canada East, occupation Farmer, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.

                    a.    Ennis Varney, b. 21 March 1846 in Compton Township, Canada East (Wesleyan Methodist).

                    b.    Simon Augustus Varney, b. 24 October 1850 in Sherbrooke Wesleyan Methodist, Canada East, occupation Farmer.  He married Catherine Main, married 5 November 1872 in Sherbrooke Presbyterian, Quebec, b. 2 March 1852 in Canada East, (daughter of William Main and Jane McMorine).

                           (1)  Ella Jane Varney, b. 8 April 1875 in Wesleyan Methodist Sherbrooke, Quebec.

                           (2)  William A. Varney, b. December 1876, d. 15 August 1878, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.

                           (3)  Archibald Varney, b. 21 April 1878 in Methodist Windsor Mills, Quebec.

                           (4)  Jessie M. Varney, b. 15 August 1880 in Quebec.

                           (5)  Marion Varney, b. 15 April 1887 in Quebec.

                           (6)  Annie Varney, b. 7 July 1892 in Quebec.

                    c.    Joseph Henry Varney, b. 25 September 1855 in Sherbrooke Co., Canada East (Wesleyan Methodist), d. 2 March 1872, buried in Bromptonville Cemetery, Quebec.

       H.   Anna Stevens, b. 29 May 1787 in Newfane, Vermont.

       I.    Polly Stevens, b. 5 February 1792 in Newfane, Vermont.

 

 



Capt. Joseph Stevens

Male, #2729, (about 1720 - April 1810)
     Capt. Joseph Stevens was born about 1720 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Simon Stevens and Mary Wilder.1 On 10 June 1745 Joseph, married Dorothy Sawyer, at age 19, daughter of John Sawyer and Sarah Joslin, in Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts. On their marriage record, they are both listed as being from Whitstown.1 Capt. Joseph Stevens left a will on 2 April 1787 in Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1 He died in April 1810 in Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Joseph's will was proved on 16 May 1810 in Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1

Children of Capt. Joseph Stevens and Dorothy Sawyer

Citations

  1. Holman, Mary Lovering. The Stevens Miller Ancestry. Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948.
  2. Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1904.

Simon Stevens

Male, #651, (13 August 1677 - 25 January 1758)
     Simon Stevens was born on 13 August 1677 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,3 He was the son of Cyprian Stevens and Mary Willard.1,4,2,3 Simon Stevens was a blacksmith.1 In 1701 Simon, married Mary Wilder, daughter of Lt. Nathaniel Wilder and Mary Sawyer, in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,4 Simon Stevens was baptized as an adult in 1704 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.5 He and Mary Wilder moved about 1724 to Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut.1 On 24 January 1732 Simon, at age 54, married Mary Gove, daughter of unknown Gove and Mary Holmes, in Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,4 Simon Stevens died on Wednesday, 25 January 1758 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 80 years, 5 months and 12 days.1
 

Children of Simon Stevens and Mary Wilder

Child of Simon Stevens and Mary Gove

Citations

  1. Holman, Mary Lovering. The Stevens Miller Ancestry. Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948.
  2. Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts. New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907.
  3. Nourse, Henry S.. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850. 1890. Reprint Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1993.
  4. Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough. Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862.
  5. Ancestral File. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1994.
  6. Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin. P. Rice, 1908.

Cyprian Stevens

Male, #649, (about 1650 - between 1720 and 1722)
     Cyprian Stevens was born about 1650 in London, England.1,2 He was the son of father Stevens.3 On 22 January 1671/72 Cyprian, married Mary Willard, at age 18, daughter of Major Simon Willard and Mary Dunster, in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Their marriage date was recorded as 22 (11) 1671. Lawson (1998) gives the marriage place as Chelsea, Massachusetts.4,5,2,3,6,7 In 1675, he was in charge of a garrison house in Lancaster, Massachusetts, which was attacked during King Philip's War. He later served under Capt. Thomas Wheeler in 1676, and was at Lancaster again in 1704, under Ensign Peter Joslin.2,8 In 1676, Cyprian was assigned an Indian boy for service. He was about 6 years old, so of Nohanet of Chobnakonkonon and was named Samuel.9 Cyprian Stevens and Mary Willard moved in 1676 to Rumney Marsh, now Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, having been forced out of Lancaster by the Indians.2 Cyprian Stevens was an attorney in 1678 in Lancaster.2 He served between 1682 and 1687 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as the Clerk of the Writs.2,6,7 He served in 1690 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as a Constable.6 Before 9 December 1693 Cyprian, married Ruth unknown.2 Cyprian Stevens died between 1720 and 1722 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.2
 

Children of Cyprian Stevens and Mary Willard

Citations

  1. Holman, Mary Lovering. "Clue to English Origin of Thomas Stevens of Sudbury, and Cyprian Stevens of Lancaster, Mass.", The American Genealogist volume 30, No 2 (April 1954).
  2. Holman, Mary Lovering. The Stevens Miller Ancestry. Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948.
  3. Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough. Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862.
  4. Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XVI (1862).
  5. Lawson, Stephen M.. "Willard-Hosmer" Ancestory of Stephen Lawson. Online http://sml.simplenet.com/ancestries/willard.html. Printout dated 22 March 1998.
  6. Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts. New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907.
  7. Nourse, Henry S.. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850. 1890. Reprint Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1993.
  8. Bodge, George Madison. Soldiers in King Philip's War. 1906. Reprint Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976.
  9. Willard, Joseph. "Indian Children Put To Service 1676", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume VIII (July 1854).
  10. Ancestral File. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1994