Stephen Child Jr.

2. STEPHEN6 CHILD, JR. (Stephen5, Daniel4, Ephraim3, Benjamin2-1) was b. Aug. 20, 1792. Being the youngest son, he was his parents choice to remain on the homestead and care for them in their declining years. Here he spent his life as a farmer. Was a member of the Baptist Church. As a politician, he was at first a Jeffersonian Democrat. Espousing the cause of the slaves, he, among others was dubbed an abolitionist, and later was a Republican. He m. March 20, 1822, Eliza Atwood of Cornish, dau. of William and Elizabeth (Hall) Atwood, b. in Pelham April 21, 1801. and d. Dec. 31, 1891, in Cornish. He d. Feb. 1, 1866. Children, all b, in Cornish:

i. ELIZA JANE, b. June 13, 1823. Taught school several years; m. May 4, 1868, Freeman Woodard of Greenfield, ‘Mass. They lived in Greenfield, Everett, Pembroke and Stoneham, Mass. Mr. Woodard d. Feb- 1, 1900. They had no children:
ii. PHILANDER CHASE, b. Sept. 30. 824; m. Sept. 20, 1846, Sarah Hodgdon. They had no children of their own, but they adopted one, Annie, who d. in May, 1905. They lived many years in Claremont and then rem. to Chelsea, Mass., where they kept a provision store a few years and afterwards rem. to Attleboro, Mass., where she d. Oct. 1, 1897. He d. in Boston Feb. 6, 1903.
iii. GEORGE FRANKLIN, b. July 18, 1827; d. Aug. 22, 1834.
3. iv. WILLIAM HENRY, b. Dec. 22, 1832.
v. MARION ELLA, b. Oct. 6, 1844. Educated in the schools of Cornish and Oberlin College; taught schools in N. H. and Ky.; was also a teacher of music and languages. Lived several years in Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain, Mass., and in 1905 rem. to Stoneham, Mass. The last few years she has been engaged in writing on theological subjects, particularly that of prophecy. She m. July 10, 1867, Joseph J. Hatlinger, a native of Hungary, Europe, who had served as aid on Gen. Louis Kossuth’s staff. After coming to this country he first studied medicine in the Medical Dept. of Yale College; soon after he enlisted in the Civil War; he was soon promoted and became Capt. of a company of colored troops. He afterwards received an appointment as assistant surgeon and rendered efficient services to the close of the war. He d. in Chelsea Soldiers’ Hospital April 28, 1908. They had no children. He was buried in Cornish. She still (1910) res. in Stoneham.

MLA Source Citation:

Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911. Web. 29 January 2015. - Last updated on Sep 17th, 2012

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