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Subject: [VT-L] WILLARD of Charlestown, NH
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 18:48:05 EST

Subject: Willard
Source: History of Charlestown, NH by Rev. Henry H. Saunderson

Lieut Moses Willard and his wife, Susanna Hastings had
l. Jemima Willard b. June 29, l728 m. Sylvanus Hastings
eldest son of Dr. John Hastings.
2. Susanna Willard b. Feb. 20, l729/30 m. Captain James
Johnson (she is famous for her memoirs of her
captivity for 3 yrs in Canada)
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3. Huldah Willard b. May 27, l732 m. Joseph Willard son
of Rev. Joseph Willard and Susan Lynde.
4. James Nutting Willard b. May 28, l734 m. Abigail
WETHERBE dau of Capt. Ephraim Wetherbe and his wife,
Joanna (Bellows) Wetherbe.
Their issue:
l. James Willard b. Apr. 30, l762 d. l762
2. James Willard 2d b. Nov. 9. l763
3. Edward Willard b. Dec. 9, l763
4. Betsy Willard b. Oct 28, l767
5. Abigail Willard b. Jan 25, l770
6. John Small Willard b. Jan 3l, l772
7. Joasnna Willard b. at Hartland Vt.
8. Susanna Willard b. at Hartland Vt.
9. Thales Willard b. at Hartland Vt.
James Nutting Willard died and his widow, Abigail
Wetherbe Willard m. (2) Capt. Isaac Farwell m. (3)
J. B. Olive.

5. Moses Willard Jr. son of Lieut Moses Willard and his
wife, Susanna Hasting was born at Groton MA on Aug.
l5, l738, m. Lydia Farwell dau of Josiah and Lydia
Farwell. She b. Groton MA. He d. Aug l7, l822 and
Lydia (Farwell) Willard d. Apr 28, l837 age 85. Their
l. Marcian (son) b. l769 m. Mary Baker, dau
of Colonel Osmy Baker and his wife, Mary
Farnsworth. Mary Baker was b. July 4, l776
Marcian d. l855 She died l86l. He was a
farmer. Their issue:
l. Mary Baker Willard b. l797 m. Simeon Hey-
wood in l827
2. Charles Willard b. l807 m. l839 Nancy
Shurtleff b. l805
3. Moses Willard b. l773 d. l808 m. l796
Peggy Glidden b. l78l d. l852
4. Lydia Willard b. l778 m. l795 Phineas
HUTCHINS son of Capt. Phineas Hutchins
and Sarah (Reed) Hutchins b. l774 at
Lunenburg, MA
5. Nancy Willard b. l784 m. l808 Josiah
Whitmore b. l783 Middletown, CN.
6. Abel Willard b. l788 m. l8l2 Fanny Grout
dau of Jonathan Grout and Parthena PAGE
1. Fanny Grout Willard b. l8l3 m.
m. Ebenezer Dunsmoor
2. Sophia Willard b. l8l5 m. Newton
3. Jonathan Willard b. l825 m. Lemira
7. Levi Willard b. l79l m. l8l4 Phebe Curriel
b. l792 She d. l866 He d. l87l
l. Harriet Willard b. l8l7 m. l840
Colonel Jonathan Baker
2. Henry Willard b. l8l8 d l846
6. Miriam Willard dau of Lieut Moses Willard and his wife
Susanna Hastings: Miriam b. Sep 25, l740 m. Rev.
Phineas Whitney of Shirley MA (no children) She d.
l769 Phineas Whitney m. (2) l770 Lydia Bowes and
had l0 children. Note Rev. Whitney preached at Shirley
MA. The Hon. JOHN HANCOCK of Boston MA gave Phineas
Whitney the Pulpit Bible. Phineas was one of Groton
Academy's founding Trustees, which apptmt he held til
his death Dec. l3, l8l9 He was minister to the church
at Shirley MA for 50 yrs.
7. Aaron Willard m. Mary Smead Res: Charlestown, NH until
l755 then moved to Hartland, Vt.
l. Clarissa Willard b. l767 d. l8l6 m. William
2. Miriam Willard b. l769
3. Charlotte Willard b. l770 d. l845 m. (l)
Mr. Crandall m. (2) Mr. Rogers
4. Martha Willard b. l773 m. Mr. WETHERBE
Res: New York
5. Mary, twin to Martha b. l7873 m. Roswell
6. _____Willard b. l775 d. l8l9 m. Elizabeth
Taylor b. l78l
7. Aaron Willard Jr. b. l778 m. Mary Lull of
8. Capt. John Willard b. l753 d. l832 m. Eunice CLAPP
dau of Preserved Clapp and his wife, Eunice Asherton
of Bolten MA
Note: Mrs. Susanna Willard Johnson dau of Lieut Moses
Willard and his wife, Susanna Hastings, says in her
narrative of captivity that her parents had l2 children,
all told, as follows:
9. Abigail Willard
l0. Elizabeth Willard
ll. Mary Willard
l2. unknown Willard.
Rev. Saunderson was unable to find any facts on these
last four children.

Transcribed by Janice Farnswort

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