Some Descendants of Thomas Brown - aqw179.htm

Some Descendants of Thomas BROWN & his sons, Thomas, John & Eleazer, of Stonington, Conn.

Eighth Generation

(Continued)


6599. Ruth Etta MAIN (Thankful ECCLESTON , Clarissa MAIN , Nathaniel MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 21 Jan 1868 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 1931.

Ruth married Myron Storey HOLDRIDGE, son of Charles Phineas HOLDRIDGE and Lydia Esther LEWIS. Myron was born 1 May 1869 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 1966.

1870 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT.. Dwelling #166, Family #179.
    HOLDRIDGE, Myron S., 1 year old, white male. He was born in CT.

1880 CENSUS, NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN., 11 & 12 Jun 1880, by George A. Pendleton, page 773B, Dwelling #163, Family #177.
    HOLDRIDGE, Myron S., W, M, 12, son, S, at home, CT, RI, CT.

They had the following children:

  9477 M i Harold HOLDRIDGE
  9478 M ii Russell HOLDRIDGE

6602. Ida Louise ECCLESTON (Stiles Park ECCLESTON , Clarissa MAIN , Nathaniel MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 19 Mar 1858 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 1930 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE DESCENDANTS OF EZEKIEL MAINE OF STONINGTON, CONN, compiled by Algernon Aikin Aspinwall, Washington, DC, 1905, DAR Library. page  143.

1860 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., Dwelling #309, Family #331
     ECCLESTON, Ella I., 1, F, W

1870 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT Dwelling #271, Family #289      ECCLESTON, Ida L., 11 years old, female.

NO. STONINGTON VITAL RECORDS, MARRIAGES.
    Henry E. Randall, age 22, born Ashaway RI, residence No. Stonington, CT, married 25 Mar 1880, Ida L. Ecclestone, age 20, born No. Stonington CT, residence No. Stonington CT.

1900 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN., 26 Jun 1900, by Jas. T. Brown, Jr, page 135B, Dwelling #274. Family 281. In father's household.
    RANDALL, Ida L., daughter, W, F, Mar 1859, 41, M, -- years, 1 child, 1 living, CT, CT, CT, yes, yes, yes.

OCT. 2, 1910, VOL. 15, PAGE 481.
    Ida L. Randall, his sister, to S. Curtis Eggleston, dated Oct. 2, 1910, Vol. 15, page 481, 640 acres
    No. 1 -- Easterly by the public highway known as the Mystic and Jewett City Road; southerly by land of Daniel S. Guile, westerly by land of Thomas Main and a brook flowing into Main's Lake, so-called, and westerly and northerly by land of Otto Anderson and Main's Lake.
    No. 2 -- Bounded northerly by the Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by William Eccleston's land, southerly by said William Eccleston's l;and and westerly by said Mystic and Jewett City road.
    No. 3 -- Bounded northerly by said Pendleton Hill Road, westerly and southerly by lands of William Eccleston, southerly by lands of George Wilkinson and lands of the estate of George P. Stewart, easterly by land of the heirs of Denson Barber.
    No. 4 -- Bounded southerly by said Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of the heirs of Jefferson Keeney, northerly by land of Lucius Kenney, Billings Pond, so-called, and sland of the heris of Gardner Green and land of Freeman Pierce Estate and land of Ida L. Randall, this releasor, westerly by said Mystic and Jewett City road, and northerly and easterly by a lot of land situated at the corner of two highways mentioned herein, said lot being bounded by said William Eccleston
    Being all the land contained in the home farm of my father, Stiles P. Eccleston, late of North Stonington, deceased, 640 acres.
    The first tract above described includes the lands of the Ashwillett School which said lands were conveyed by said Stiles P. Eccleston, dec., for school, church and cemetery purpose, with right of reversion to the estate when lands are no longer used for such purpose.

Ida married Henry E. RANDALL on 25 Mar 1880 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Henry was born 1857 in Ashaway, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

THE DESCENDANTS OF EZEKIEL MAINE OF STONINGTON, CONN, compiled by Algernon Aikin Aspinwall, Washington, DC, 1905, DAR Library. page  143.

NO. STONINGTON VITAL RECORDS, MARRIAGES.
    Henry E. Randall, age 22, born Ashaway RI, residence No. Stonington, CT, married 25 Mar 1880, Ida L. Ecclestone, age 20, born No. Stonington CT, residence No. Stonington CT.

1900 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN., 26 Jun 1900, by Jas. T. Brown, Jr, page 135B, Dwelling #274. Family 281. In father-in-law's household.
    RANDALL, Harry E., son-in-law, W, M, Jun 1857, 42, M, -- years, CT, CT, CT, yes, yes, yes.
    RANDALL, Ida L., daughter, W, F, Mar 1859, 41, M, -- years, 1 child, 1 living, CT, CT, CT, yes, yes, yes.

They had the following children:

  9479 F i
Louise Bell RANDALL was born 19 Aug 1883 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

VITAL RECORDS OF NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT
    August 19, 1883 - Louise Bell - father Henry E. Randall, farmer, mother Ida Ecclestone

6603. Stiles Curtis ECCLESTON (Stiles Park ECCLESTON , Clarissa MAIN , Nathaniel MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 29 Oct 1865 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 20 Nov 1947 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE DESCENDANTS OF EZEKIEL MAINE OF STONINGTON, CONN, compiled by Algernon Aikin Aspinwall, Washington, DC, 1905, DAR Library. page  143.

1870 CENSUS, NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., Dwelling #271, Family #289
    ECCLESTON, Charles, 4 years old, male.

NO. STONINGTON VITAL RECORDS, 1880-1905, page 12.
    ECCLESTON, ECCLESTONE, EGGLESTON.
    S. Curtis, & Nellie M. Miner, both of No. Stonington, m. No. Stonington, July 16, 1893.

1900 CENSUS, Hopkinton, Washington Co., RI, Dwelling #196, Family 221.
    EGGLESTON, Curtis, Head of Household, white male, 32 years of age. Born: Oct 1867 Married 6 years. He is a merchant and rents a house. He can read and write. He was born in CT, Father born CT, Mother born CT.
    EGGLESTON, Nellie M., wife to head of household, white female, 24 years of age. Born: May 1876. She has had one child and she is still living. She is a housekeeper. She can read and write. She was born in CT, Father was born in CT, Mother was born in CT.
    EGGLESTON, Gladys M., daughter, white female, 2 years old. Born Sept. 1897 and is single. She was born in RI. Father born RI, Mother born RI. (The above clearly states the father & mother's place of birth was CT.)

OCT. 2, 1910, VOL. 15, PAGE 481.
    Ida L. Randall, his sister, to S. Curtis Eggleston, dated Oct. 2, 1910, Vol. 15, page 481, 640 acres
    No. 1 -- Easterly by the public highway known as the Mystic and Jewett City Road; southerly by land of Daniel S. Guile, westerly by land of Thomas Main and a brook flowing into Main's Lake, so-called, and westerly and northerly by land of Otto Anderson and Main's Lake.
    No. 2 -- Bounded northerly by the Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by William Eccleston's land, southerly by said William Eccleston's l;and and westerly by said Mystic and Jewett City road.
    No. 3 -- Bounded northerly by said Pendleton Hill Road, westerly and southerly by lands of William Eccleston, southerly by lands of George Wilkinson and lands of the estate of George P. Stewart, easterly by land of the heirs of Denson Barber.
    No. 4 -- Bounded southerly by said Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of the heirs of Jefferson Keeney, northerly by land of Lucius Kenney, Billings Pond, so-called, and sland of the heris of Gardner Green and land of Freeman Pierce Estate and land of Ida L. Randall, this releasor, westerly by said Mystic and Jewett City road, and northerly and easterly by a lot of land situated at the corner of two highways mentioned herein, said lot being bounded by said William Eccleston
    Being all the land contained in the home farm of my father, Stiles P. Eccleston, late of North Stonington, deceased, 640 acres.
    The first tract above described includes the lands of the Ashwillett School which said lands were conveyed by said Stiles P. Eccleston, dec., for school, church and cemetery purpose, with right of reversion to the estate when lands are no longer used for such purpose.

"THE MAIN TREE" by Nancy Childress, 1989

Stiles married Nellie May MINER, daughter of Courtland P. MINER, on 16 Jul 1893 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Nellie was born 16 May 1875 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

1900 CENSUS, Hopkinton, Washington Co., RI
    Nellie M., wife to head of household, white female, 24 years of age.
Born: May 1876. She has had one child and she is still living. She is a housekeeper. She can read and write. She was born in CT, Father was born in CT, Mother was born in CT.

NO. STONINGTON VITAL RECORDS, 1880-1905, page 12.
    ECCLESTON, ECCLESTONE, EGGLESTON.
    S. Curtis, & Nellie M. Miner, both of No. Stonington, m. No. Stonington, July 16, 1893.

SOUTH GRISWOLD - The reporter attended the wedding nuptials of Representative Stiles Curtis Ecclestone and Miss Nellie May Miner, on Sunday, at Ashwillet. The ceremony took place at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cortland P. Miner, and was beautifully impressively performed by Rev. C. Grant Savage, in the presence of invited guests, mostly immediate relatives of the family. After the  a most bountiful repast was served to the happy company.
    A hack from Norwich, Ct. conveyed the newly wedded pair to the Ashwillet chapel, and there they listened to a masterly and scholarly sermon delivered by Rev. Mr. Savage. At the close of the service at the chapel, Mr. and Mrs. Ecclestone started for Norwich, and Monday went to New York city, where they will stop for several days. They will return by way of Hartford. Our most hearty congratulations are extended to the newly wedded couple. Long life and prosperity.

MAR. 4, 1916, VOL. 17, PAGE 109.
    Timothy T. and Ellen E. Whipple to Nellie M. Eccleston of South Lyme dated Mar. 4, 1916, Vol. 17, page 109 two certain tracts or parcels of land with all buildings and improvements thereon:
    No. 1 -- Commencing at northeast corner of the premises where the old Blacksmith Shop formerly stood, thence southerly by and with the highway til it comes to land now or formerly woned by Alfred Miner, thence westerly by wall adjoining land now or formerly woned by Alfred Miner til it comes to the ten care pasture, so-called, formerly belonging to Thomas P. Wattles, thence westerly by and with said wall on the north side of said 10 acres pasture til it comes to the highway at the southwest corner of the 2.5 acre lot, so-called, thence liner, thence northwely by land formerly owned by said Miner and land formerly owned by Robert Wheeler and land formerly owned by Peter Toach and highway til it comes to the first mentioned bound, and contains by estimation 95 acres, more or less, being the same premises conveyed by deed from Thomas P. Wattles to Daniel H. Frink, now deceased, of date jan. 23, 1855, Vol. 7, page 474.
    No. 2 -- 14 acres commencing on the road leading from the Philps House, so-called, to Milltown where said Miner's land and land of Susan M. W. Hull, wife of Will B. Hull, joins, thence running north easterly by and with the wall as it now stands to the corner of said wall that it encloses said field about 8.5 rods till it comes to the north line of the 20 acres lot sold by Latham Hull to T. P. Wattles and C. G. sisson as per deed dated Apr. 4, 1836, thence by and with viz, North 78 E by and with land formerly owned by William B. Hull and wife, Susan M. W. Hull, until it comes to a mearstone, thence southerly to a mearstone standing on another side of wall adjoining land formerly owned by William d. Miner, thence southerly and westerly by land formerly owned by William d. Miner to highway, thence northerly by highway to the first mentioned bound, it being part of the 20 acre lot before referred to which I purchased of Charles G. Sisson and siad Sisson purchased of said L. Hull, being the same premises convayed by deed from Alfred Miner to Dainel N. Frink of date Sept. 1, 1862, Vol. 8, page 537, excerting thereform this second tract an acrea and one tenth of land sold by Daniel H. Frink to the Norwich and Westerly Railway Co. of date Dec. 23, 1905, Vol. 15, pages 16 and 17, being the sames two parcels of land devised and bequeathed to Ellen E. Whipple by and under the will of Daniel H. Frink.

DEC. 9, 1919, VOL. 18, PAGE 85
    Nellie M. Eccleston, wife of S. Curtis Eccleston, to Otto Anderson dated Dec. 9, 1919, Vol. 18, page 85 --
    Lot No. 1 - Bounded easterly by the highway known as the Mystic to Jewett City Road; southerly by land of Daniel Guile; westerly by land of Thomas E. Maine and a brook flowing into Main's Lake, so-called, and westerly and northerly by lands of the said grantee and Main's Lake excepting therefrom the small plat of land known as the Ashwillett Cemetery.
    Lot No. 2 - Bounded northerly by the Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of William Eccleston, southerly by said Eccleston land, and westerly by said Mystic to Jewett City highway.
    Lot No. 3 - Bounded southerly by the said Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of Jefferson Henry, northerly by lands of the heirs of Lucius Kinney, Billings Pond, so-called, and land of the heirs of Gardner Green and land of the heirs of Freeman Pierce and land of Ida L. Randall, bounded westerly by said Mystic to Jewett City Highway, northerly and westerly by a lot of land situated at the corner of two highways mentioned herein.
    Said 3 tracts of land containing in all about 500 acres, more or less, and meaning and conveying herewith the rights of reversion of the land on which the Ashwillett Chapel stood and the land on which the Ashwillett School house now stands.

They had the following children:

  9480 F i Gladys May EGGLESTON

6628. Theresa MAIN (Ezekiel MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 15 Mar 1838 in Petersburg, Rensselaer Co., New York.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition. THE DECENDANTS OF JOHN MAIN OF NORTH YARMOUTH, MAINE, SOMETIMES CALLED CASCO BAY - ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE WESCOSTOGO RIVER, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 195.

Theresa married John Otis WEBSTER on 26 Feb 1859.

They had the following children:

  9481 F i
Dora WEBSTER was born 10 Nov 1863.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 195.
       
Dora married Albert Crandall BURDICK.

6641. Frank MAIN (Benjamin MAIN , Gardner G. MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 30 May 1871. He died 17 Dec 1933 in Port Jervis, New York.

Researching this line is Lori Salisbury at stakman@gateway.net
Married Laura Bonney 2nd, and moved from Waterbury, New London Co., Connecticut in 1926. He worked for the Erie Railroad.

Frank married (1) Flora PRATT, daughter of James PRATT and Mary MEACHAM, on 25 Apr 1894. Flora was buried in Garfield Cemetery, Stephentown, Rensselaer Co., New York.

They had the following children:

+ 9482 F i Bessie Mae MAIN was born 24 Oct 1897 and died 30 Jan 1966.

Frank also married (2) Laura BONNEY.

6642. Flora MAIN (Benjamin MAIN , Gardner G. MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 25 Jul 1876. She died 27 Mar 1920.

Flora married (1) William H. KNAPP.

They had the following children:

  9483 F i Abbie L. KNAPP
+ 9484 M ii Benjamin M. KNAPP was born 18 Jan 1900 and died 29 Jul 1972.

Flora also married (2) Reuben MILLARD.

They had the following children:

  9485 M iii Lewis MILLARD
  9486 M iv Roger MILLARD

6643. Taylor A. MAIN (Benjamin MAIN , Gardner G. MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 22 Feb 1882. He died 7 Feb 1950.

Taylor married Pearl HOFFAY on 17 Dec 1903.

They had the following children:

+ 9487 F i Loretta Mae MAIN was born 16 Sep 1908 and died 5 May 1968.
  9488 F ii
Theresa Rachel MAIN was born 18 Feb 1906. She died 23 Feb 1986.
        Theresa married Cecil Guy MORGAN

6655. Samuel T. MAIN (Daniel MAIN , Samuel MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 23 Oct 1841 in LaPorte Co., Indiana. He died 20 Apr 1869 in Lyon Co., Kansas.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 195.

He had the following children:

  9489 M i John Wesley MAIN
  9490 M ii William Trueworthy MAIN

6656. Mary E. MAIN (Daniel MAIN , Samuel MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 3 May 1844 in Lake Co., Indiana.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 196.
    They were in Kansas in May 1865 & Neosho Rapids, Kansas in 1905.

Mary married J. A. FOSTER on 28 Apr 1864. J. A. FOSTER was born in Fulton Co., Illinois.

They had the following children:

  9491 F i
Mary Hannah FOSTER was born 17 Mar 1865 in Kansas. She died in infancy.
  9492 F ii
Eva Alice FOSTER was born 12 Aug 1867 in Kansas.
  9493 M iii
William Valentine FOSTER was born 7 May 1870 in Kansas. He died in infancy.
  9494 M iv
Albert Daniel FOSTER was born 28 Dec 1871 in Kansas.
  9495 M v
Myrtle Lucina FOSTER was born 18 Feb 1875 in Kansas.
  9496 M vi
Charles Henry FOSTER was born 1 Aug 1879 in Kansas.

6657. Nathan W. MAIN (Daniel MAIN , Samuel MAIN , Nathan MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 7 Oct 1848 in Fulton Co., Indiana.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 196.

Nathan married Laura WILDER on Oct 1872.

They had the following children:

  9497 M i
David William MAIN was born 18 Feb 1875 in Illinois. He died Jul 1905.

THE MAIN TREE II, Second Edition, by Nancy (Portor) Childress, 1995. page 196.
    Unmarried.

6660. Ransom Simeon MAIN (George Jefferson MAIN , George MAIN , Daniel MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 13 Oct 1827 in So. Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. He was buried in Washington, DC.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, Vol. II, 1915, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 255.
    Mr. Main conducted a thriving grocery business. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Ransom married Mary Elizabeth BLACKBURN, daughter of Lewis Edward BLACKBURN and Arternesia ROBERTS. Mary was born 16 Jun 1834 in Fairfax Co., Virginia. She died 10 Jan 1895.

They had the following children:

+ 9498 M i Ransom Louis MAIN was born 20 Jun 1858.

6663. George Leander MAIN (George Jefferson MAIN , George MAIN , Daniel MAIN , Thankful BROWN , James , Eleazer , Thomas ) was born 30 Nov 1832 in So. Brookfield, Madison Co., New York.

George married Delia M. YORK, daughter of John YORK and Nancy BREED, on 24 Nov 1860 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. Delia was born 30 Aug 1834 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. She died 28 Mar 1868 in Havana, New York and was buried in Randall Burying Ground, Brookfield, Madison Co., New York.

BROWN GENEALOGY, Vol I, Boston, The Everett Press Company, 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 216.
   After her marriage she lived in Dix, Schuyler Co., NY. She is buried in the Randall burying-ground in Brokfield, NY. She and her husband were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is a wagon-maker in Havana, NY, where she died. Her children were educated by relatives.

They had the following children:

  9499 F i Ettie MAIN is printed as #6265.
+ 9500 M ii Merton John MAIN is printed as #6266.
  9501 M iii George A. MAIN is printed as #6267.

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