Family History of Northern, NY
Cutter, A. M.
Online Edition by Holice, Deb & Pam
|EDWARDS. A glance at
the early history of this family in England discloses the fact that it
is of Welsh origin. One of its representatives in the mother country was
created a baronet in 1615, and the immigrant ancestor of the branch now
being considered was himself a man of substance and intelligence. It is
quite probable that William, Edmund and John Edwards, who arrived in New
England either simultaneously or at the same time, were relatives,
possibly brothers. William and Edmund are said to have sailed from
London in the "Hope" in July, 1635. John probably located
first at Watertown, Massachusetts, and in 1640 settled at Wethersfield,
(I) William Edwards was accompanied from England by his wife, Ann, or Anna, and one child, and there are reasons for believing that they came from Maidstone, in the county of Kent. He was in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1640; was in Lynn, same state five years later, and about the year 1650 he located permanently at East Hampton, Long Island, as one of the first settlers. He died in that town in 1685, aged eight years. His children were: 1. William. 2. John. 3. Thomas. 4. Ephraim. 5. Sarah. 6. Annie. 7. Elizabeth. 8. Hannah.
(II) John, son of William, Edwards, resided in East Hampton and died there in 1693. He married Mary Stansborough and their children were: 1. Thomas. 2. Josiah. 3. John. 4. William. 5. Sarah, married James Stansborough in 1703. 6. Margaret, married Isaac Stretton in 1703. 7. Another daughter who became the wife of Samuel Daniels.
(III) Josiah, son of John Edwards, was, in all probability, a life-long resident of East Hampton, and his death occurred there February 14, 1713. His will was made in 1712 and recorded in New York. In April, 1699, he married Mary Churchill, born April 6, 1675, daughter of Joseph and Mary Churchill, granddaughter of Josiah and Elizabeth (Foote) Churchill, and great-granddaughter of Nathaniel Foote, of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Josiah and Mary (Churchill) Edwards were the parents of: 1. Josiah, born March 17, 1700. 2. Churchill, April 17, 1703. 3. Jonathan, January 13, 1704. 4. William, 1706. 5. David, April 6, 1707. 6. Mercy, September 24, 1710. 7. Nathaniel, again referred to. 8. Mary, twin sister of the preceding, born April 12, 1713; married Captain Zebulon Peck, of Bristol, Connecticut; died May 23, 1790. "A child of Josiah's died February 11, 1713; on February 14, Josiah himself died, and on April 13, the wife and mother died." After the death of their parents the children were taken to Wethersfield, Connecticut, where they were reared.
(IV) Nathaniel, son of Josiah Edwards, was born in East Hampton, April 12, 1713, died in Waterbury, Connecticut, March 20, 1768. He married Margaret, born July 8, 1720, daughter of John and Margaret (Strong) Root, of Farmington, Connecticut. She was a granddaughter of Stephen Root and a great-granddaughter of John Root, an immigrant, who was one of the first settlers in Farmington. Nathaniel Edwards resided in Watertown, Connecticut, and the name of five of his children were recorded in Middletown: 1. Nathaniel, see next paragraph. 2. Margaret, born October 16, 1740. 3. Asahel, March 87, 1743. 4. Mary, December 28, 1744, died in infancy. 5. Abigail, February 15, 1746.
(V) Captain Nathaniel (2), son of Nathaniel (1) and Margaret (Root) Edwards, was born October 30, 1738. He was evidently residing in Waterbury or the immediate vicinity at the breaking out of the Revolutionary War, in which he participated, and the adjutant-general's report of "Connecticut Men in the Revolutionary War," page 41, contain the following record of his services: "Nathaniel Edwards, 1st. Lieut. of Waterbury, Connecticut, commissioned May 1, 1775. Discharged, December 20, 1775. In 5th Company, Capt. Benedict Arnold's Co. This company served at the Siege of Boston." On page 414 (same book) appears the following: "Nathaniel Edwards, 1st Lieut. of Waterbury, prisoner at Fort Washington, November 16, 1776. In Bradley's Battalion." On page 547 (same book), viz.: "Nathaniel Edwards, 2nd. Name appears as Captain of a company in General Waterbury's State Brigade, 1781." On page 586, (same book), appears the name of "Nathaniel Edwards, of Watertown, Captain in a Provincial Regiment, 1781., appointed to be an officer in the regiment ordered by the Federal Assembly to be raised and put in readiness to march on the shortest notice, in case his Excellency, General Washington, should call for them." The maiden name of Captain Nathaniel Edwards' wife cannot be
found in the records examined, and a list of his children is also wanting.
(VI) Dr. Joseph Edwards, son of Captain Nathaniel (2) Edwards, was born in Watertown. He settled in Lisle, Broome County, New York, and died there in 1830. He married Susanna Frost, born in Woodbury, Connecticut, in 1758; died in Watertown, Connecticut, October 28, 1802.
(VII) Joseph Wadsworth, son of Dr. Joseph and Susanna (Frost) Edwards, was born in Watertown, December 14, 1779; died in Hackettstown, New Jersey, August 21, 1853. About the year 1800 he settled in Plattsburgh, and December 25, 1803, was married in that town to Betsey, daughter of John Roberts. Children: 1. Gustavus Vasa, again mentioned. 2. Adna Susanna, born August 15, 1806. 3. John Wadsworth, September 3, 1807. 4. James Madison, September 9, 1810. 5. Edna E., January 10, 1813; married Theodore Roberts. 6. Hiram Pierpont, April 18, 1815. He was a captain in the War of 1812, and was at the battle of Plattsburgh.
(VIII) Gustavus Vasa, son of Joseph W. and Betsey (Roberts) Edwards, was born in Plattsburgh, September 2, 1804; died February 26, 1874. He began his business career as a merchant in Plattsburgh, whence he removed to Grand Isle, Vermont, and carried on a mercantile establishment there for seven years. In 1837 he established himself in Norwalk, Ohio, but returned to Plattsburgh in 1841 and resided there for the remainder of his life, the latter years of which were spent in retirement. October 17, 1830, he married Augusta Goodnow, born in Alburg, Vermont, February 13, 1813; died January 11, 1903. Children: 1. Christopher Gore Selfridge, born at Grand Isle, March 21, 1833; died March 29, 1868; married Jerusha B. Miller. 2. Charles Edward Milton, again referred to. 3. Augusta Maria, born in Norwalk, Ohio, December 3, 1838, died March 2, 1907. 4. John Quincy, born in Plattsburgh, September 22, 1844; died November 8, 1896.
(IX) Charles Edward Milton, son of Gustavus Vasa and Augusta (Goodhow) Edwards, was born at Grand Isle, May 29, 1835. He accompanied his parents from Norwalk, Ohio, to Plattsburgh, when sic years old, and received his education in the public schools of that town. When a young man he engaged in mercantile business with his father, but later became a member of the firm of Sowles & Edwards, hardware dealers, and continued in that line of trade for many years or until his retirement some ten years ago. He is now devoting his time exclusively to the management of his real estate and other investments. He is a director of the First National Bank of Plattsburgh, also trustee of the Samuel F. Vilas Home; member of the Presbyterian Church. Politically Mr. Edwards is a Republican. For some year he served with ability as water commissioner, and was one of the original members of the board of alms, which was formulated for the purpose of checking the useless expenditure of public moneys. Mr. Edwards married, October 23, 1861, Margaret, born in Brooklyn, New York, October, 1838, daughter of John and Margaret (Joralemon) Dimon. Children: 1. Margaret Augusta, died young. 2. Jane Joralemon; married Charles H. Winship; formerly of Randolph, New York, now of Plattsburgh, New York. 3. Gustavus Vasa. 4. Charles Milton, married Mildred Parkhurst, of Plattsburgh; children: Beatrice Margaret and Marian Parkhurst. 5. George Hartwell, married Lida Greaves, of New York City.
HARTWELL. This branch of the Hartwell family, nine generations of which are mentioned in this article, is descended from William Hartwell, an immigrant from England, who was one of the founders of old Concord, Massachusetts, and whose
posterity are now widely distributed through many states in the Union.
(I) William Hartwell, with several others intelligent Englishmen, who were desirous of worshipping unmolested according to the dictates of their conscience, settled in Concord in September, 1635. Receiving an allotment of land amounting to about nine acres, he erected is dwelling house on the Lexington or old "Bay" Road, about one mile east of the public square. He was made a freemen in 1642, and in 1653 signed a petition asking the general court to authorize the established of the adjoining town of Chelmsford. As the settlement of Concord advanced in growth and prosperity, his possessions increased and in 1666, when the board of selectmen found it necessary to make clear the titles and boundaries of each proprietor, he was one of the largest real estate holders in the town, owning nineteen separate tracts, the whole comprising some two hundred and forty-seven acres. Though not conspicuous for his prominence in the town government, he nevertheless fulfilled with marked ability his share of public service, both civil and military, and possessed the confidence of his fellow townsmen. He was one of a committee of nine, formulated in 1672, for the purpose of framing rules for the guidance of the selectmen; was appointed a corporal in 1671; quartermaster in 1673; and was subsequently chosen cornet of the Second Troop of Horse, Middlesex County Militia. He was probably twenty-three years old at the time of his settlement in Concord, and his death occurred March 12, 1690, in the seventy-seventh year of his age. Jazan, his wife, who was born in England in 1608, died in Concord, August 5, 1695. Children: 1. Sarah, married Benjamin Parker, of Billerica; died July 8, 1674. 2. John. 3. Samuel, born March 26, 1645; died July 26, 1725. 4. Martha, April 25, 1649; died prior to 1690.
(II) John, eldest child of William and Jazan Hartwell, was born in Concord, December 23, 1640; died January 12, 1702-03. He served in Captain Wheeler's company, which marched to the defense of Quaboag (now Brooklyn) during King Philip's War, and in 1689-90 was made a freemen of the colony. June 1, 1664, he married (first) Priscilla, daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Wright, who died March 3, 1680-81, and on August 23, 1682, he married (second) her sister Elizabeth. She died December 16, 1704. Children; 1. Ebenezer, born February 28, 1665; died January 1, 1723-24. 2. John., April 15, 1669. 3. Samuel, October 9, 1673; died December 31, 1694. 4. Sarah, February 12, 1767-77; married Ebenezer Lamson. 5. William, December 22, 1678; died July 10, 1762. 6. Joseph, January 24, 1680-81. 7. Elizabeth, October 23, 1683; died young. 8. Elizabeth, December 23, 1684; probably the one who married Samuel Wilson. 9. Edward. 10. Jonathan, February 15, 1692; died October 18, 1713.
(III) Edward, son of John and Elizabeth (Wright) Hartwell, was born in Concord, August 23, 1689; died February 17, 1785. In 1707-08 he was a soldier in the colonial forces serving against the allied French and Indians; was a sergeant in the militia in 1722, and subsequently attained the rank of major. When a young man he located in Lancaster, Massachusetts, where he married Sarah, daughter of Thomas Wilder and in 1724 removed to Lunenburg, Massachusetts. A man of gigantic stature and unusual physical strength, his mental powers were equally superior, and possessing a remarkably forcible character, he was especially fitted for leadership in the newly settled country. He was therefore one of the most conspicuous figures on the frontier in his day. For many years he acted as a justice of the peace; was judge of the court of common pleas from 1750 to 1762; a member of the committee of safety from 1773 to 1776; and when more than eighty years of age represented Lunenburg in the
general court. He lived to be over ninety-five years old, surviving his wife, who died August 7, 1764, aged eighty years. Children: 1. Jonathan, died young. 2. Sarah. 3. Ashael. 4. Elizabeth. 5. Edward. 6. Jonathan. 7. Joseph. 8. Joseph. 9. Benjamin. 10. Phineas.
(IV) Jonathan, son of Edward and Sarah (Wilder) Hartwell, was born September 21, 1719. He grew to manhood in Lunenburg, where he became an industrious farmer, and like his father he attained an unusually advanced age, dying July 10, 1816, at ninety-six years, nine months and eleven days. December 3, 1745, he married Elizabeth Tarbell, of Groton, Massachusetts, born April 13, 1729, died October 21, 1819. Children: 1. Sarah. 2. Jonathan. 3. Elizabeth. 4. Tamar. 5. Lucy. 6. Eunice. 7. Susanna.
(V) Jonathan (2), son of Jonathan (1) and Elizabeth (Tarbell) Hartwell, was born in Lunenburg, October 25, 1748; died in May, 1800. From his native town he went to New Hampshire, locating first in Walpole, and 1779 removed to Lancaster, settling there as a pioneer. His name appears ina petition with others for a new road. he married Nancy Daggett, born in 1753 or 1754, and she survived him many years, dying April 21, 1838. Children: 1. Edward. 2. Jonathan. 3. Alfred. 4. Nancy, and probably others.
(VI) Alfred, son of Jonathan (2) and Nancy (Daggett) Hartwell, was born in Lancaster, New Hampshire, in 1796. In early life he resided for a time in Bennington, Vermont, going thence to Keeseville, New York, in 1822, and in 1839 established himself as a woolen manufacturer at Ausable Forks. In 1845 he removed to Plattsburgh and resided there for the remainder of his life. He was married in 1819 to fanny Bronson; her death occurred about 1865.
(VII) William Wallace, son of Alfred and Fanny (Bronson) Hartwell, was born July 28, 1821. He became a prosperous merchant and manufacturer, and was one of the most prominent business men of Plattsburgh and vicinity; carrying on an iron foundry, operating flouring mills, dealing in lumber and conducting an extensive grocery and hardware business. His surplus capital was invested wisely in real estate and in numerous local enterprises which rendered excellent financial returns, and he was connected with various banks. Mr. Hartwell died in Plattsburgh, 1891. He married June 3, 1852, Maria McLean, of Stillwater, New York, born October 18, 1829. She became the mother of five children, four of whom died unmarried.
(VIII) Chastine, only surviving child of William W. and Maria (McLean) Hartwell, was born in Plattsburgh, February 17, 1861. She was married in Plattsburgh, January 17m 1889, to Clarkson Crosby Schuyler, M. D., whose line of descent is as follows:
Dr. Schuyler was a descendant in the seventh generation of Philip Pieteire Van Schuyler (10, a native of Holland, who settled in Albany, New York, about the middle of the seventeenth century, was commissioned captain in 1667 and died there May 9, 1683. He married, December 2, 1650, Margrita Van Slechtenhorut. Peter Schuyler (2), son of the immigrant, was born in Albany, September 17, 1657; died there February 19, 1724. In 1688, prior to his thirtieth birthday, he was chosen first major of Albany, retaining that office for eight years; was commissioned major in 1688 and subsequently commanded the fort at Albany; rendered other valuable military services and became the trusted friend of the Indians, acquiring great influenced over the Five Nations. From 17901 to 1713 he was a member of the New York Assembly; was at one time president of the King's Council and was acting governor in 1719. In 1681 he married (first) Engeltie Van Schaick, and (second) September 14, 1691, Maria Van Rensselaer. Peter (3), of Albany, son of Peter and Maria (Van Rens-
selaer) Schuyler, was born in 1697, died in Albany. He married Catherine Grosbeck. Philip (4), son of Peter and Catherine (Grosbeck) Schuyler, was born in Albany in 1736; died June 3, 1808. He served as a colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He married Annatje Wendell. Hermanus P. (5), son of Philip and Annatje (Wendell) Schuyler, was born in Watervliet, New York, in 1769; died there October 13, 1822. He married Sarah Packwood, Thomas H. (6), son of Hermanus and Sarah (Packwood) Schuyler, was born in Watervliet, in 1816; died in West Troy, in 1864. He married Angelica Aspinwall. Clarkson Crosby (7), son of Thomas H. and angelica (Aspinwall) Schuyler, was born in white Plains, New York, September 17, 1850. He was graduated from the medical department of Union University in 1875, and locating for practice in Troy, he became a very prominent physician in that city. Dr. Schuyler died in August, 1904. He was a member of various professional, fraternal and social organizations, and was highly esteemed by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. In 1880 he married (first) Catherine, daughter of Eben K. Scoville. He married (second) Chastine Hartwell as previously stated. Mrs. Schuyler married, (second) October, 1909, Walter Geer Rogers, of Ausable Forks.
MORGAN. The word is a Cymric derivative, meaning one born by the sea (muir, sea; gin, begotten). The little town of Caermathen, in Wales, is the place where this famous name originated. The town itself is supposed to be the Maridunum mentioned by Caesar in his commentaries. It may have been the place that Shakespeare had in mind as the scene of those parts of Cymbeline that are located in Wales. Quotation: "Myself, Balaruis, that am Morgan called.: Prior to the Roman invasions this district was inhabited by a warlike tribe called by the roman the Demetae. A chieftain of this tribe, Cadibor-fawr, died in the year 1089. His wife was Elen, daughter and heiress of another chieftain, Llwch Llawan, son, Bleddri. In the sixteenth generation from Bleddri is found Sir William Morgan, of Tredegar, knighted in 1633, member of parliament in 1623-25. There is still standing in Wales several of the Morgan ancestral homes, about seven miles from Cardiff, and numerous families of this name still reside here. The Morgan name has been notable in the United States in many ways and especially in its military annals. It has also been distinguished in educational and philanthropic work and in finance, and is now scattered from one end of the country to the other. It is worthily associated with the history of Northern New York. There were several immigrants of the name early in New England, and as above noted their descendants spread throughout the country. Miles Morgan came from Bristol, England, in 1636, to Boston, and became one of the founders of Springfield. Richard Morgan was a pioneer at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and had many descendants in that state.
(I) James Morgan was born in 1607, in Wales, probably in Llandraff, Glamorganshire, whence the family moved to Bristol, on the opposite side of Bristol channel, prior to 1636. There is a tradition that his father 's name was William. In March, 1636, he sailed from Bristol, accompanied by two younger brothers, John and Miles, and arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, the following month. John Morgan was a high churchman, and soon parted from the austere Puritans and made his home in Virginia. It is supposed that James Morgan lived for a time at Plymouth, but this cannot be proven. He was in Roxbury before 1640, and was made freeman there May 10, 1643. He appears there in 1646, and was freeholder as late as 1650, the same year in which he removed to Pequot, now New
London, Connecticut, and had a house lot assigned to him there. The records of that town show that lands for cultivation were granted him early in that year, and were soon occupied by him. His homestead was on the "new street," now Ashcroft Street, and a subsequent entry shows that "James Morgan hath given him about six acres of upland, where the wigwams were, in the path that foes from his house toward Culver's, among the rocky hills." These tracts were located near the present third burial ground, in the western suburbs of New London, a sterile and dreary location which was soon abandoned by its occupants, who made their homes in the more promising district east of the river Thames. . James Morgan became a large landed proprietor in that district which has ever since been occupied largely by his progeny. He was public-spirited, was often employed in surveying lands, establishing highways and boundaries, and as magistrate in adjusting civil difficulties. For several years he served as selectman, and was one of the first deputies sent by New London plantation to the general court at Hartford (May session, 1657), at which time he was fifty years old. An active member of the church, his name is prominent in every movement of that body. "James Morgan, Mr. tinker, and Obadiah Brown are chosen to seat the people in the meeting house, which they doing, the inhabitants are to rest silent." In 1661m he was one of a committee to lay out the bounds of New London "on the east side of the great river," and the next year he was on a committee to contract for building a house for the ministry at New London. He died in 1685m and his estate was soon after divided among his four surviving children. he married, August 6, 1640, Margery Hill. Children: 1. Hannah. 2. James. 3. John. 4. Joseph. 5. Abraham. 6. And a daughter who died unnamed.
(II) John, second son of James and Margery (Hill) Morgan, was born March 30, 1645, in Roxbury, died in Preston, Connecticut, in 1712. He settled in the latter town about 1692, and was a prominent citizen both there and in his former location, New London. He represented the latter town in the general court, in 1689, and Preston, 1683-094, and was an Indian commissioner and adviser. He married (first) Rachel, daughter of John Dymond, and after her death married (second) Widow Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Governor Theophilus Eaton. Children by first wife: 1. John. 2. Samuel. 3. Isaac. 4. Hannah. 5. Mercy. 6. Sarah. 7. James. By second wife: 8. Elizabeth. 9. William. 10. Rachel. 11. Andrew. 12. Margery. 13. Joseph. 14. Theophilus. 15. Mary.
(III) James (2), fourth son of John and Rachel (Dymond) Morgan, was born about 1680, in New London, and died in Preston before November 7, 1721, when an inventory of his estate was taken. His wife's name was Bridget, but nothing more concerning her is discoverable. Children; 1. Samuel. 2. James. 3. Hannah. 4. Rachel. 5. Daniel.
(IV) Samuel, eldest child of James (2) and Bridget Morgan, was born December 16, 1705, in Preston, and died in the same town, December 29, 1769, at which time he was clerk of the town. He married, September 19, 1728, Elizabeth Forsyth. Children: 1. James. 2. Rachel. 3. & 4. Samuel and Simon (twins). 5. Amos. 6. Nathan. 7. Job. 8. John. 9. Daniel. 10. Elizabeth. 11. Amy 12. Jonas.
(V) Jonas, youngest child of Samuel and Elizabeth (Forsyth) Morgan, was born December 20, 1752, in Preston and died at Lansingburg, New York, October 7, 1824. He remained in Preston until after two of his children were born, and was a soldier of the Revolution from his native state, serving as ensign in the first company of colonel Samuel McLellan's Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, his commission signed by the governor and council September 25, 1777. He married, December 13, 1781, Sarah Mott, of Preston. Children: 1. Jonas. 2. Edward. 3. Sally. 4. Charles. 5. Henry. 6. John Boardman. 7. William Henry. 8. Adeline Maria. 9. Samuel.
(VI) William Henry, sixth son of Jonas and Sarah (Mott) Morgan, was born October 4, 1796, in Lansingburg, and went to Plattsburgh, New York, as a youth, about 1813. He engaged in the general mercantile business, which he continued throughout his active live, living retired a number of years. He died March, 1876. He was an active member of the Presbyterian Church of Plattsburgh, in which he served as deacon and elder many years. In 1825 he was a lieutenant of the Thirty-sixth Infantry, New York State Militia, and was promoted to captain in 1827. He married (first) February 14, 1822, Lucy B. Deming, of Plattsburgh, who died June 27, 1837. He married (second) February 22, 1838, Mary L., daughter of Thomas Hagar, of Montreal, Canada. She died February 27, 1854. He married (third) April 15, 1853, Harriet Clarinda, widow of George P. Allen and daughter of S. F. Hyde. Children of first marriage: 1. William Deming. 2. Mary E. 3. Lucy Ann. 4. Charlotte C., of whom two grew to maturity. The eldest had three children, of whom two survived, Lucy D. and Moss Platt. The latter resides in Evanston, Illinois, has wife Carrie and two daughters, Helen and Lucille. Charlotte C. Morgan became the wife of peter M. M. Platt, and had a daughter, Mary M., now the wife of F. P. Lobdell, of Plattsburgh, with two children, Ross and Margaret. children of Second marriage: 5. George Hagar. 6. Thomas Henry, died September, 1903. 7. Frances Louise (died young). 8. Mary Louise. 9. Jane Ketcham. 10. Emma May. The eldest has two children, Blanche and Herbert. Mary Louise Morgan is a Sister of Charity attached to Bishop Doane's cathedral in Albany, New York. The next is mentioned below. The last, died young. By the third marriage of William Henry Morgan: 11. Kate Hamilton. 12. Dora Hyde. The latter born May 9, 1859, married Colonel Franklin Palmer, of Plattsburgh, and had two sons, Morgan and Franklin.
(VII) Jane Ketcham, sixth daughter of William Henry Morgan and fourth child of his second wife, was born August 11, 18848, in Plattsburgh, where she has resided all her life and is one of the social leaders, ever interested in philanthropic work and the general progress of humanity. She has been very active in supporting the House for the Friendless of Northern New York, and is its treasurer, and is a member of Saranac chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, of Plattsburgh. She married, June 21, 1871, at the homestead where she was born and has always lived, William J. McCaffrey, a prominent citizen of Plattsburgh, treasurer and general manager of the Plattsburgh plant of the Lake Champlain Pulp & Paper Company. He was born December 4, 1846, in Eaton, Canada, son of John and Kate (Ferguson) McCaffrey. Mr. and Mrs. McCaffrey had four children, 1. Kate Louise. 2 Ella M. 3. Henry Morgan and 4. Mary Morgan. The eldest, born august 12, 1872, died at the age of twenty-eight years, in 1900, being then the wife of James de Forrest Burroughs, and leaving a son, William McCaffrey, born November, 1897, in Champlain, New York. The second daughter, Ella M., born September 16, 1874, married, March 23, 1898, Major F. J. Kernan, of the United States Army, and has four children: 1. Francis, born January 23, 1899, in Chevy-Chase, Maryland, 2. Catherine, born at Plattsburgh, at the homestead, of her great-grandfather, August 5, 1900. 3. & 4. George and Philip, (twins) April 10, 1903, in Chicago. The only son of William J. McCaffrey, died in infancy, and the youngest daughter, born march 19, 1879, is at home.
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