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Subject: [VERMONT] Direxa Eastman m. Obil Shattuck
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 10:53:38 EDT


In a message dated 9/26/2002 9:25:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
writes:
> Is there any chance you have the ancestry of Direxa Eastman m. Obil
> Shattuck?
> Pamela

Dear Pamela,

I have this book:
Memorials of the Descendants of William Shattuck
Author: Lemuel Shattuck
Call Number: R929.2 S533
Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1855.

240. OBIL SHATTUCK, s. of Simeon, was b. in Pepperell, Nov. 8, 1770, and in
1793, before his marriage, he removed from Fitchburg to Wheelock, Vt., and
was among the first settlers of that town. He suffered the many privations
and hardships incident to the new settlement. In 1808, while cutting trees,
one which he tried to dislodge fell upon and fractured his leg. He was alone,
so far from home that his voice could not be heard; and nearly perished
before he was discovered by his neighbors. The injuries he received confined
him to his house nearly a year; and he was lame ever afterwards. He d. Dec.
27, 1828, ‘. 53 y. 1 m. 19 d. Thirteen years before, he was thrown from his
wagon, and the wheel passed over his head producing an injury from which he
never recovered. "He was a man," says a correspondent, "that was much beloved
by all. He never had an enemy. His house was always open to all who needed a
shelter."

He m. March 26, 1794, MARY FARLEY, b. March 13, 1777, dau. of Samuel Farley,
then of Danville, Vt., but formerly of Campton, N. H. Mr. Farley m. in 1770,
Polly Morrill of Plymouth, N. H., and in 1809 removed to New York, where he
d. at the advanced age of 95 y. Mrs. S. is now (1853) living in Wheelock.

HIS CHILDREN, BY MARY FARLEY, BORN IN WHEELOCK.

1. Lydia, b. Nov. 17, 1795; m. Jonathan Noyes
2. Mary, b. Nov. 2, 1796; m. Harvey Kelsey
3. Daniel, b. Sept. 25, 1797; d. July 25, 1804, ‘. 6 y. 10 m.
4. Thirza, b. Nov. 14, 1798; m. 1, J. Harran; 2. J. Johnson
5. Frederick, b. Aug. 2, 1800; d. May 25, 1812, ‘. 11 y. 9 m. 23 d.
6. Samuel F., b. Oct. 18, 1801. He is a farmer upon the old homestead;
m.
Oct, 1825, Abigail B. Means of Danville, and have had--
................1. Obil, b. 1826, d. 1827;
................2. Warren, b. Jan., 1828;
................3. Obil, b. Dec., 1830;
................4. George, b. 1834;
...............5. Abby, b. 1836, d. 1838;
................6. Samuel, b. 1840;
................7. Abby A., b. May 8, 1847.
7. Obil, Twin with Samuel; m. Direxa Eastman <<<<<<<<<<
8. Fabius, b. Aug. 1, 1803; m. 1, H. Smith; 2, M. L. Farnsworth,
9. Anson, b. Feb. 11, 1805; m. 1, M. Heath; 2, Lucy Pierce
10. Sally, b. Feb. 22, 1807; m. March 9, 1834, Moses K. Hill of
Danville;
and had--
................1. Ellen M. L., b. May 12, 1837;
................2. Algernon S., b. Oct. 19, 1839;
................3. Ebenezer A., b. March 7, 1843, d. Sept. 25, 1848, ‘. 5 y.
6 m. 18 d.;
................4. Orimal F., b. March 1, 1846;
................5. Ida Eliza K., b. Oct. 30, 1849.
11. Ann, b. June 11, 1808; d. July 24, 1833, ‘. 25 y. 1 m. 13 d.;
unm.
12. Shadrach, b. April 4, 1810; m. Calinda M. Crandall
13. Millins, b. Aug. 24, 1812; d. March 3, 1844, ‘. 31 y. 6 m. 9 d.;
unm.
14. Emily, b. Oct. 11, 1814; m. in 1834, Daniel Hart of Wheelock. She

d. April 15, 1836, ‘. 21 y. 6 m. 4 d.; leaving 1
child.
15. Eliza Ann, b. Dec. 31, 1816; m. Feb. 18, 1835, Hugh Kelsey, b. in
Danville,
March 20, 1813. They reside in Lowell, Mass. Have no children.

We are indebted to her for the account of her father's family and
descendants. _________More on this Family_____________

479. OBIL SHATTUCK, twin s. of Obil,
b. Oct. 18, 1801, d. in Danville, Jan. 7, 1848, ‘. 46 y. 2 m. 19 d.

He m. March 3, 1825, DIREXA EASTMAN,
and had the following children:

1. Candace C., b. Nov. 28, 1825; d. Jan. 6, 1827, ‘. 1 y. 2 m. 8 d.
2. Bowman B., b. June 15, 1827; m. Feb. 6, 1849, Clarinda L. Bachelder,
and
has, 1. Clara A., b. March 9, 1851; 2. Ida V., b. June 10, 1852.
3. Gilbert A., b. Dec. 13, 1829; d. Aug. 2, 1852, ‘. 22 y. 7 m. 19 d.
4. Milo H., b. Jan. 6, 1832.
5. Martin V. B., b. Jan. 30, 1834
6. Ora C., b. April 14, 1836.
7. Josephine M., b. Mar. 16, 1839.
8. Lafayette, b. Feb. 16, 1843.
9. Solon, b. June 22, 1846.
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Pam you should contact:
Robin Ray Collman
PO BOX 1161
SEWARD, AK 99664-1161
United States
907 224 3262

Here is her web page on that line....

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/genealogy/cgi-bin/DrawPopup.cgi?BSETCOOKI

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TITLE=Special%20Offer&ALTTEXT=Family%20Tree%20Maker%2010%20Basic%20Bundle&
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Copy and paste the address into your go box.

She has on her site the following.......................
Direxa Eastman (d. 1869)
Direxa Eastman was born in Mass, and died 1869 in Vermont USA.
She married Obil Shattuck; on March 03, 1825, son of Obel Shattuck and Mary
Farley.

Children of Direxa Eastman and Obil Shattuck are:

Candace C. Shattuck, b. November 28, 1825
Bowman B. Shattuck, b. June 15, 1827
Gilbert A. Shattuck, b. December 13, 1829
Milo H. Shattuck, b. January 06, 1832
Martin V. B. Shattuck, b. January 30, 1834,
Ora C. Shattuck, b. April 14, 1836,
Josephine M. Shattuck, b. March 16, 1839
Lafayette M. Shattuck, b. February 16, 1843
+Solon Obil Shattuck, b. June 18, 1847, Danville, Caledonia V,
d. December 17, 1915, Fort Klamath K Oregon USA.
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More on her can be found in

SHATTUCK, Direxa (Eastman)
Birth Date: 180?
Birth Place:
Volume: 156
Page Number: 511
Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.
( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and
for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.):
26 May 1932, 3766

EASTMAN, Direxa
Birth Date: 180? Birth Place: Vermont
Volume: 48
Page Number: 146
Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.
1 Feb 1932, 3012; 26 May 1932, 3766

Thes documents are available at Godfrey Memorial Library in Connecticut.
A photocopy service is available.
Please contact Godfrey Memorial Library at 134 Newfield St, Middletown, CT
06457 or via e-mail at to make use of this
service.
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Good Luck
Jody Concha
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who never look backward to their ancestors."
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