Biographical Sketch of Ebenezer Safford
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Ebenezer Safford came to Chesterfield about 1780, and settled upon what is now known as the “Dudley farm.” His children were Luke, Roswell, and Ebenezer. Roswell, born November 18, 1784, married Fanny, daughter of Jonathan Farr, in 1809, and had born to him five children, namely: Electa C., Philip, Ebial, Jonathan, and Eliza C. Ebenezer, Jr., born October 2, 1787, married Dolly, daughter of William Farr, in 1809, who bore him six children, as follows: Mary T., Norman E., Lydia P., Watson, Oliver H., and Otis. Watson, born February 24, 1818, married Catharine, daughter of Elijah Hildreth, September 27, 1843, who bore him five children, as follows: Leavitt W., born November;o, 1844; Ellon A., born March 19, 1849, married Mary R., daughter of William Holman, February 14, 1871; Charles H., born June 25, 1854; Frank L., born July 27, 1857; and Eddie A., born December 28, 1861.