Wednesday, July 25, 2012


[Ancestral Link: Harold William Miller, son of Edward Emerson Miller, son of Anna Hull (Miller), daughter of William Hull, son of William E. Hull, son of Sarah Wilcox (Hull), daugther of Stephen Wilcox.]

How Lydia Wilcox and Samuel Hurd came to Newport New Hampshire
taken from

Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts By William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams Published by Lewis historical publishing company, 1910

Stephen Wilcox was one of the grantees of Newport, New Hampshire in 1761, and was appointed on a committee of four at Killingsworth December 25, 17654 to allot the lands to grantees and this duty was performed July 6, 1765 at Charleston, New Hampshire. He was one of a committe chosen on the second Tuesday of March 1765, to open a cart road to newport at the west end of the lots as was laid out and at the same meeting was appointed to go to Portsmounth to get an extension of the conditions of the town charter. His sons Jesse, Uriah, and Phinehas and daughter Lydi, wife of Samuel Hurd, came to Newport after the lots were laid out and settled on the fathers grant, each being given 300 acres of land.
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