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Biographical Sketch of John Streeter

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John Streeter was born in Attleboro, R I., August 16, 1751 (o. s.). He married Jane Smith, of Smithfield, R. I., and moved to Hinsdale at an early date, locating in the southern part of the town, where he lived several years, then located in the northern part, where his grandson, Quinton D., now resides. He lived there the remainder of his long life, dying in January, 1845, at the age of ninety-four years. He was twice married, his first wife, however, being the mother of his six children, who were as follows: Lyman, who died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, aged 100 years; Isaiah, who died in Hinsdale, aged about forty-five years, and two of whose children are now living in the town-Levi, a farther, and Sibyl, widow of Charles Hubbard; Elijah, who died on the homestead, and who has three children now living- Franklin, Angeline (Mrs. Joseph Randall), and Quinton D.; Charles, who died near the homestead on a farm given him by his father, aged seventy-seven years; Caleb, who also died near the homestead on a farm given him by his father, aged eighty-one years, and who has three children now living in the town-Eliza (widow of Joel Derby), on the homestead, Rev. Henderson B., a retired Baptist clergyman, and Sylvia (Mrs. Thomas F. Dix); and Lydia, the only daughter, who married Ebenezer Stone and died at the age of sixtyfive years. Two of the latter’s children are living Hon. Ashley Stone, of this town, and John Riley Stone, of Brattleboro, Vt.

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