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Sid & Arline (Griffith) Nash Family Tree

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Ephraim Nash
(1682-1759)
Joanna Smith
(1686-After 1729)
Samuel Frost
(1692-1767)
Deliverance
Elisha Nash
(1729-1814)
Lois Frost
(1737-1820)
Justin Nash
(1768-1851)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ruth Hopkins

2. Betsey Nettleton

Justin Nash

  • Born: 25 Apr 1768, Granby, Mass.
  • Marriage (1): Ruth Hopkins in 1793 in South Hadley, Mass.
  • Marriage (2): Betsey Nettleton on 18 May 1843 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania
  • Died: 15 Mar 1851, North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania at age 82
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bullet  General Notes:

GEN: MASONVILLE, Delaware County, New York - was formed from Sidney, April 4, 1811. Its surface is a hilly upland, divided into 2 GEN: ridges by the valley of Bennetts Creek, which extends E. and W. through the N. part of the town. These ridges are subdivided GEN: by numerous lateral ravines, through which flow small brooks. The highest summits are 600 to 1000 feet above the valleys and GEN: 1800 to 2000 feet above tide. The surface is stony, and the soil a shaly loam, difficult of cultivation except in the valleys. GEN: Masonville (p.v.) is situated on Bennetts Creek, in the W. part of the town. Pop 234. The first settlement was commenced in GEN: 1795, on "Cookburns Gore," upon the W. border of the town, by immigrants from Mass.** In 1797, the State Road from Cherry GEN: Valley to Jericho was opened through the town. The first religious services were conducted by Rev. Joel Chapin, in 1797. the GEN: first church (Bap.) was formed Dec. 7, 1811. There are 3 churches in town; Bap., Presb. and M.E. GEN: *Named from the Rev. John M. Mason, of N.Y., principal owner of the Evans Patent in this town. GEN: **Among the early settlers were Wm. and Aden Wait, Danl. Scranton, Enos Goodman, JUSTIN NASH, Peres Moody and son Moses, Asa, GEN: Terry and Caleb Monson. The first birth was that of Sally, daughter of Daniel Wait, Aug. 10, 1797, and the first death was GEN: that of Wm. Wait, the same summer. Dr. Eli Emmons taught the first school; Simeon Wells kept the first inn; Fitch & Phelps the GEN: first store, in 1808; and Joseph Bicknell built the first saw and grist mill, in 1802.


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Justin married Ruth Hopkins in 1793 in South Hadley, Mass. (Ruth Hopkins was born WFT Est 1757-1783 and died on 17 Jun 1841 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania.)


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Justin next married Betsey Nettleton on 18 May 1843 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania. (Betsey Nettleton died on 3 Mar 1851 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania.)



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