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From: EDERD & CHRISSY GARVIN< >
Subject: You Guessed It...D...........A.............R
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 1998 01:03:12 -0800


The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 238

Mrs. Martha C. Howard Wells.
DAR ID Number: 9675
Born in Illinois.
Wife of Cyrus W. Wells.
Descendant of Capt. William Adrian Hawkins and of Lieut. Samuel Howard, of
New Hampshire; Capt. William Tenney, of
Massachusetts.
Daughter of Capt. Sullivan Howard and Elizabeth Bailey Little, his wife.
Granddaughter of William Howard and Mary Hawkins, his wife; Abner Bailey
Little and Nancy Tenney, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of William Adrian Hawkins and Abigail Keyes, his wife;
and of William Tenney; and of Samuel Howard.
William Adrian Hawkins fought at Bunker Hill and the gun he carried is in
the possession of the family. He commanded a
company under the brave Col. Alexander Scammel.
Samuel Howard served in the militia during the war and marched under Capt.
Josiah Brown to reinforce Ticonderoga.
Also No. 3294.
William Tenney turned out at the Lexington Alarm. He served in the New York
campaign and was at White Plains.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 241

Mrs. Clara M. Colman Smith.
DAR ID Number: 9683
Born in Missouri.
Wife of Denison Billings Smith, Jr.
Descendant of Job Colman, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Charles Darwin Colman and Marinda Miner, his wife.
Granddaughter of Samuel Colman and Abigail Dole, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Job Colman and Elizabeth Martin, his wife.
Job Colman turned out at the Lexington Alarm in Capt. Hugh McClellen's
company, Col. Samuel Williams' regiment. He
served, 1777, under Col. David Wells in the Northern Department. He died at
Heath in 1805.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 249

Mrs. Fannie H. Wilkins.
DAR ID Number: 9704
Born in New Hampshire.
Wife of Charles Wilkins.
Descendant of Capt. Hezekiah Lovejoy, of New Hampshire.
Daughter of John Wells Spalding and Helen Maria Lovejoy, his wife.
Granddaughter of William Howard Lovejoy and Hannah Richards Shedd, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Jonathan Lovejoy and Olive Howard, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Hezekiah Lovejoy and Hannah Phelps, his wife.
Hezekiah Lovejoy, 1778, was lieutenant under Capt. Josiah Crosby in the
Rhode Island campaign. In 1779 he commanded
a company in Col. Moses Nichols' regiment. He held many places of trust
through the entire war and died at Amherst in
1793, at the age of sixty-four.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 282

Miss Sarah Celestia Bontecou.
DAR ID Number: 9796
Born in Ohio.
Descendant of John Cunnable and of Samuel Cunnable, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Rev. James Clark Bontecou and Abigail Connable, his wife.
Granddaughter of Joseph Connable and Polly Maxwell, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of John Cunnable and Amy Edwards, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Cunnable and Mary English, his wife.
Samuel Cunnable and John, his son, turned out at the Lexington Alarm in
Capt. Agrippa Wells' company, Col. Samuel
Williams' regiment. They served in the Northern Department under Capt.
Amasa Sheldon and Col. Elisha Porter.
Also No. 4514.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 304

Miss Frances Mcmillan.
DAR ID Number: 9859
Born in Pennsylvania.
Descendant of Maj. John Ames, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Rev. Robert McMillan and Susan Lamphear McKinley, his wife.
Granddaughter of Rev. John McKinley and Frances Wells Lamphear, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Benjamin Lamphear and Lucinda Ames, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of David Ames and Rebekah Johnson, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of John Ames and Susanne Howard, his wife.
[p.304] John Ames, 1776, was captain of a company of Plymouth County
militia. He served under different commands in
the defense of Rhode Island. He was a leading gun-maker and furnished arms
for the troops. He died in 1805 at West
Bridgewater, where he was born in 1738.
Also No. 7499.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 333

Miss Sallie Douglas Wells.
DAR ID Number: 9940
Born in Connecticut.
Descendant of Sergt. Elihu Curtis, Benjamin Ufford and Sergt. Benjamin
Wells, all of Connecticut.
Daughter of Edward Lewis Wells and Maria Catherine McEwen, his wife.
Granddaughter of Lewis Wells and Julia Ufford, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Benjamin Ufford and Phebe Curtis, his wife; Curtis
Judson Wells and Ruth Hawley, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Elihu Curtis and Phebe Burritt, his wife; Benjamin
Wells and Elizabeth Wells, his wife; Benjamin
Ufford and Elizabeth Ufford, his wife.
Elihu Curtis, 1779, served as sergeant in Capt. James Booth's company,
Dimon's regiment, to repel the invasion of Tryon at
New Haven. He died in 1820, aged seventy-nine.
Benjamin Ufford, 1778, served in the coast guard. He died in 1810 at
Stratford, where he was born in 1741.
Benjamin Wells, 1781, enlisted from Stratford and served on the Hudson in
Canfield's militia regiment.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 10
page 334

[p.334] Miss Mary Louise Peck.
DAR ID Number: 9941
Born in Connecticut.
Descendant of Corp. Josiah Peck and of Nehemiah Curtis, of Connecticut.
Daughter of Thaddcus Emory Peck and Sarah Colton Sammis, his wife.
Granddaughter of Thaddeus Peck and Mary Curtis, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Thaddeus Peck and Hannah Peck, his wife; Judson Curtis
and Polly Lewis, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Josiah Peck and Helen Birdsey, his wife; Nehemiah
Curtis and Phebe Wells, his wife.
Josiah Peck, 1776, entered the army as a private and served several
enlistments during the war. He was corporal at the
New Haven Alarm and his brother Nathan served as fifer. He died at
Stratford in 1821, where he was born in 1751.
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Dr. Alice Burritt.
DAR ID Number: 9953
Born in Pennsylvania.
Descendant of Rev. Blackleach Burritt, James Nichols. Sergt. Edward
Dimmick, Lieut. John Hubbell, John Hubbell, [p.339]
Jr., Gideon Wells, Ens. Joshua Tilden, Hezekiah Curtis, Nathan Thompson and
James Curtis, all of Connecticut.
Daughter of Samuel Burritt and Amanda Nichols, his wife.
Granddaughter of Blackleach Burritt, Jr., and Sally Hubbell, his wife; Eli
Nichols and Eunice Dimmick, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Blackleach Burritt and Martha Wells, his wife; Philo
Nichols and Caty Curtis, his wife; Edward
Dimmick and Esther Tilden, his wife; John Hubbell, Jr., and Sarah Curtis,
his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of James Nichols and Phoebe Plum, his wife; John
Hubbell and Hannah Wheeler, his wife; Gideon
Wells and Eunice Wells, his wife; Joshua Tilden and Eunice Carpenter, his
wife; Hezekiah Curtis and Sarah Thompson, his
wife; and of James Curtis.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Nathan Thompson and Hannah Lewis, his wife.
Blackleach Burritt, a graduate of Yale, was a patriot preacher who took his
musket into the pulpit. He was so obnoxious to
the British that he was captured and confined in the old sugar house. While
a prisoner he was nursed by the father of
Washington Irving.
Also Nos. 4094, 5719, 6510.
James Nichols, 1775-79, served five enlistments, and was in the battle of
Long Island. He died at Fairfield in 1824, where
he was born in 1743.
Edward Dimmick turned out at the Lexington Alarm and in 1776 enlisted for
the war. His brothers Shubeal and Jeduthan
were gallant soldiers. He died in Pennsylvania in 1830, at the age of
eighty-two.
John Hubbell and his son John served in the defense of the border during
the Burgoyne campaign.
Gideon Wells served two years in the militia. He died at Stratford in 1805,
at the age of eighty-five.
Joshua Tilden, 1775, enlisted as a private and, 1776, served as ensign. He
was a pensioner from Coventry, where he died in
1819, and where he was born in 1749.
Hezekiah Curtis, 1777, turned out from Fairfield under Capt. Joseph Birdsey
to reinforce the army on the Hudson.
Nathan Thompson was in the battles of Long Island, Germantown, and with the
suffering army at Valley Forge. He died in
1815, at the age of eighty-six.
[p.340] James Curtis enlisted in 1775, and, served in Capt. Hezekiah
Welles' company that occupied Boston after the siege.
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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 11
page 19

Mrs. Louise Griswold Deane.
DAR ID Number: 10044
Born in Massachusetts.
Wife of Adams Calhoun Deane, M. D.
Descendant of Nathaniel Miner and of Eleazer Williams, of Connecticut;
Sergt. Josiah White, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Joseph Griswold and Louise Williams Denison, his wife.
Granddaughter of Ethan Allen Denison and Eliza Williams, his wife; Maj.
Joseph Griswold and Louisa White, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of John Denison and Abigail Miner, his wife; Josiah White
and Parnee Brooks, his wife; Eleazer Williams
and Mary Billings, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Nathaniel Miner and Ann Denison, his wife.
Nathaniel Miner served in the commissary at Stonington and held other
offices of trust. He died in 1815 at Stonington,
where he was born in 1732.
Eleazer Williams, 1780, enlisted in Capt. William Stanton's company, and in
1782 served under Capt. Eleazer Prentice. He
died at Stonington in 1814, aged fifty-five.
Josiah White turned out at the Lexington Alarm under Capt. Oliver Avery. He
was sergeant in Capt. John Wells' company,
Hampshire county regiment and served under Capt. Samuel Taylor for the
defense of Ticonderoga. He died at Denmark, N.
Y., in 1819, aged seventy.
Also No. 5310.
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Sincerely, Laurie
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