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Sybil Todd Ticknor of Sharon CT

TICKNOR, Sybil Todd6, (Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 24, 1782, in Derby, Conn., died Jan. 1882, married Elisha Ticknor. They lived in Sharon, Conn. At 93 years of age she was “as smart and spry as a girl.” Children: I. Hiram, b. Dec. 22, 1804, m. but had no children. II. Eunice, b. Sept. 16, 1806, twin with the next, m. Oct. 15, 1832, Mills J. Pierce. They lived in Cornwall, Conn. III. Lovisa, b. Sept. 16, 1806, m. Anson Williams, no children. IV. Almira, b. Sept. 22, 1808, d. 1865, m. Aaron Slade, had five children. V. Harriet, b. July 10, 1810, d. Sept. 14, 1819. VI. Noah, b. Oct. 14, 1812, d. Dec. 15, 1813. VII. Sybil Eliza, b. Nov. 15, 1815, unmarried. VIII. Ira S., b. Sept. 24, 1817, d. Aug. 16, 1878, had three children. IX. John S., b. March 15, 1820, d. July 22, 1866, had two children. X. Luther M., b. March 21, 1822, d. Dec. 2, 1835. XI. Elbert O., b. May 6, 1825, d. March 20, 1861, he...

Biographical Sketch of Isaac Hamlin

(IV) Isaac, sixth child and fourth son of Deacon Ebenezer and Sarah dewis) Hamlin, was born July 1, 1714, died at Springfield, Massachusetts, 1805. He removed to Wareham where he and his wife were original members of the church in 1739 and where their eldest son Seth was baptized, March 14, 1742. He was dismissed to the Sharon church May 30, 1742. He owned a share in the Sharon Iron Works which he sold in 1749. He removed from Sharon, Connecticut, and his name appears on the records of Lenox, Massachusetts, June 11, 1777, where he bought land and erected a mill. In 1783 he deeded twenty acres of land with grist mill and half a sawmill to Perez and Asa Hamlin my sons.” This will at Lenox Furnace, now (1910) Lenox Dale, was kept in operation for many years and was burned after passing out of the family. Isaac and his wife were admitted to the Lenox Congregational church August 20, 1780, “by recommendation.” He married -Mary Gibbs of Agawam, intentions published September 24, 1737, sister of Ruth Gibbs, wife of his brother Thomas. Children: 1. Seth, of whom further. 2. Isaac, January 10, 1742. 3. Perez, February 3, 1748. 4. John. March 21, 1750. 5. Jehial, October 2, 1751. 6. Jesse, December 17, 1753 7. Cyreneus, August 15, 1755. 8. Mercy, September 8, 1757. 9. Asa, September 23, 1759. Their first child was born at Wareham, Massachusetts, the others at Sharon,...

Biography of Captain Seth Hamlin

(V) Captain Seth Hamlin, son and eldest child of Isaac and Mary (Gibbs) Hamlin, was born September 9, 1740. His name appears on the records of Alford, Massachusetts, in 1793-94, but not later. He is believed to have died there in 1795. He resided at Sharon, Connecticut; New Concord, New York, and Alford, Massachusetts, where his name frequently appears on the early records, sometimes as Captain Seth Hamlin. He was a highway surveyor in 1777, and town clerk in 17831785. He was a soldier of the revolution, serving in Captain Wilcox’s company, Colonel Ashley’s regiment. He enlisted for three years in the continental army; resident of Alford, Massachusetts; also private in Captain Job Alvord’s company in Colonel Shepard’s regiment, Third Massachusetts, for three years; returned by Truman Wheeler, muster ,,taster of Berkshire county, Massachusetts; mustered between January 20, 1777, and June, 1778; in service August 15, 1977; also private, same company and regiment. On return dated January 31, 1778, residence Alford; also private on continental army pay account in Captain Learned’s company, Colonel Shepard’s regiment, May 25, 1777, to June, 1778. He was appointed purchasing commissary in 1778 and remained in the service twelve months. Also private on depreciation roll of Colonel Shepard’s regiment to make good the wages for the first three years’ service in the continental army from 1777 to 1780; also in a statement of continental balances in Colonel Shepard’s regiment, certified May 12, 1780, enlisted for three years. He was a member of the Masonic order. He married (first) at Sharon, Connecticut. October 15. 1761, Mary Pitcher. Marriage record in church at Amenia Union, New...

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