Surname: Purinton

Ancestors of George Albert Chace of Fall River, MA

CHACE (Fall River family). In and about Fall River for generations the Chace (earlier generations using the orthography Chase) family has been conspicuous in the affairs of that section and especially for a century past in its industrial life. In the particular line of Joseph Chase, who settled in Swansea, the family becoming a Swansea-Somerset one, such names as Oliver, Harvey, James H., Hon. Jonathan and George Albert Chace – the latter of whom planned and built a number of the large cotton mills of Fall River, was long treasurer and manager of the Bourne Mill, in Tiverton, R. I., and as well was a most active and useful citizen of Fall River – will long endure in the annals of this great industrial section. There follows from the first American ancestor of the Chaces named to the present in chronological order the genealogy and family history of the children of the late George Albert Chace of Fall River.

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Descendants of Rev. George Shove of Fall River, MA

SHOVE. Rev. George Shove, gentleman, son of Margery, who was admitted to the church at Boston as a widow in 1638, and who subsequently was of Rowley and a proprietor and still later of Roxbury, where she married in 1654 Richard Peacock, became the third minister of Taunton, ordained Nov. 17, 1665. Of his ministerial life little is known except that be “preached acceptably,” and taught the Taunton school; and it is said that “no rumor of strife or discord in connection with him comes down to us.” His fame, however, as a land bolder and dealer in real estate bas not failed to reach us. He is represented as having been largely concerned in the secular transactions of the town and possessed of considerable wealth. He was one of the six original proprietors of Assonet Neck, when that purchase was made in 1680. His home lot was that of William Phillips, one of the first settlers on the east side of what is now High street, between Cohannet and Winthrop streets. On July 14, 1664, Mr. Shove married Hopestill, daughter of Rev. Samuel Newman, a learned man, the distinguished minister of Rehoboth. She died March 7, 1673, and he married Feb. 17, 1674-75, Mrs. Hannah Walley. She died in September, 1685, and he married Dec. 3, 1686, Mrs. Sarah Farwell. He died April 21, 1687. His mother Margery...

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Muster Roll of Captain Nathan Barker’s Company

Muster Roll of Captain Nathan Barker’s Company of Light Infantry in the Detachment of drafted Militia of Maine, called into actual service by the State, for the protection of its Northeastern Frontier, from the sixth day of March, 1839, the time of its rendezvous at Augusta Maine, to the twenty-sixth day of March, 1839, when discharged or mustered.

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Biographical Sketch of Elisha Purinton

Purinton, Elisha, Starksboro p. o., was born in Lincoln, Vt. He was a son of Chase and Ruth (Harkness) Purinton. They were married on November 4, 1822. Ruth was a daughter of Adam Harkness, who was born on January 27, 1750. Chase had a family of two sons and four daughters — William, Elisha, Ruth, and Mary. Lydia and Thankful died when infants. Elisha Purinton was born on December 14, 1826, in Lincoln, Vt. He was married on July 9, 1850, to Naomi Green, a daughter of Stephen Green, of Starksboro, Vt. Stephen Green was born in 1808, and came to Lincoln, Vt., when eighteen years of age, where he married Lydia Chase, a daughter of Joseph Chase, of Starksboro, Vt. They had a family of fourteen children born to them, twelve of whom are now living. Elisha and Naomi have two children — Alice and Frank. Alice married David Follansbee, of Starksboro, and has two children — Naomi P. and Elisha D. Frank married Alice Sisson, of Genoa, N. Y., and has three children — Ella N., Sadie R., and Frank...

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Biographical Sketch of Elijah Purinton

Purinton, Elijah, Lincoln, is a prosperous farmer and estimable citizen of Lincoln, Vt. He was born on December 16, 1809, and was brought up by his grandparents, Chase and Lydia Purinton. He was married on October –, 1833, to Mary Huntington, a daughter of John and Judith Huntington, of Lincoln, Vt., and by her had a family of six children — Chase, John, Lydia, Nelson, Moses, and Lindley, all of whom are now living with the exception of Chase, who died at the age of twenty-six years leaving a wife and one daughter, and Lindley and Lydia, who died when but three years of age; John now lives at Starksboro, Addison county, Vt.; Nelson is a farmer at Bristol, Vt.; Moses, a resident of New Haven, Vt.; Lydia married Ezra V. Paige, of Lincoln, Vt., who died, leaving a family of three children, aged twenty-eight. Mary Purinton died on June 25, 1849, and Elijah married his second wife, Elizabeth Morrison, a daughter of David and Nancy (Smith) Morrison, of Danby, Vt. She was born on May 6, 1816, in the town of Starksboro, Vt., where her father, David Morrison, then lived. They have had a family of two children born to them — Mary E. and Lois. Mary E. married William Morgan, of Lincoln, Vt.; Lois is now Mrs. John Bean, of Lincoln, Vt. Mr. Purinton’s homestead consists of...

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Biographical Sketch of Elihu Purinton

Purinton, Elihu, Lincoln, a representative farmer of Lincoln, Vt., was a son of James and Clarissa (Nud) Purinton, and a grandson of Chase Purinton. James Purinton was a tanner by trade. He was twice married. His first wife was Achsie Morrison. After his marriage he resided in Lincoln, Vt., for a number of years, after which he removed to Canada, where he died. He had a family of twelve children, three of whom now reside in Addison county, Vt. — Asa, Freeman, and Elihu (who was married on October 25, 1876, to Hulda Purinton, a daughter of Jonathan and Hannah (Huntington) Purinton, who came to Lincoln, Vt., in 1803). Huldah was the youngest of their six children; she was born on September 3, 1818, and Elihu, her husband, was born on September 8, 1814. He has held several of the town offices, representing the same in the Legislature in...

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Biographical Sketch of Chase Purinton

Purinton, Chase, Lincoln, was born in Kensington, N. H., on April 27, 1757. He settled in Lincoln, Vt., on the farm which is now owned by his grandson, Elihu Purinton. He was a blacksmith by trade, and the first in the town; built the first grist-mill that was ever built in this town, in 1806, near the site of the present Watson Morgan mills. He was married on September 30, 1778, at Seabrook, N. H., to Lydia Brown, who was born in that town on August 13, 1758. Mr. Purinton died on his homestead, on June 16, 1826, leaving a wife and four sons and four daughters — Jonathan, born December 1, 1779, and died in 1848; Elijah, born on July 18, 1780, died in 1864; James, born on November 12, 1783, died in 1864; Judith, born on April 19, 1786, died in 1877; Elizabeth, born on August 3, 1788, died in 1875; Chase, born on July 19, 1792, and died in 1872; Lydia, born on October 1, 1795, died in 1882; Mary, born on September, 7, 1799, died in 1845. Mr. Purinton’s descendants throughout the United States are numerous, forty of whom are now residents of the town of Lincoln,...

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Purinton, Louise – Obituary

Louise Alice Purinton of Newberg died December 20, 2001, at the age of 87. Louise was born the daughter of William Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Stills) Cooper in Troy on February 19, 1914. Louise came from a family of six girls and three boys, growing up and attending school in the Wallowa County area. In 1930 Louise was married to Dwight Warren Purinton and they made their home in Troy and Lostine, where she worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Dwight preceded her in death on March 27, 1975. For a short time she lived on the Oregon Coast and then in 1986 she moved to Newberg to be near her niece, Rose, and nephews, Glen and Bill Cooper. She was a member of the Assembly Of God Church in Newberg and a faithful attendee. She enjoyed writing poetry and wrote many poems. Louise enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews as much as they enjoyed spending time with her. Surviving are one brother Richard Cooper of Castle Rock, Washington. Many nephews and nieces; and those who have come to know and appreciate her where she has lived and worked Three brothers and five sisters preceded her in death. Services were held Wednesday, December 26, in Newberg. A concluding service will be held Friday, December 28, 2001, at 2 p.m. at the Lostine Cemetery in Lostine. Wallowa County...

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