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THE ANCESTORS OF AMANDA MARY WHITE
Data gathered from the book Caleb Sheldon Butts Aylesworth and His Descendents
by Owen Aylesworth
 

ARTHUR AYLWORTH, born ca. 1653 in England, died between Nov. 7, 1725 (date of the Codicil of his will) and Sep.  13, 1726 (date his will was probated as recorded in Wickford, RI). He settled in Quidnesset Neck, North King's Towne, Washington Co., RI, where he was appointed an inspector Feb. 6, 1699; elected a Ratemaker in May 1699; and a Viewer of Fences and Supervisor of Highways on Jun. 5, 1699. Married (possibly 2nd.) ca. 1681/2 North Kingstown, RI, Mary Brown, the daughter of Rev. John Brown and Mary Holmes.

Children
Mary (Possibly christened May 29, 1677)
Robert
ARTHUR Jr., born 1685 Elizabeth, born ca. 1687 John, born ca. 1689
Katherine, born ca. 1689 Philip, born 1692 1694
Chad (Judiah), born 1696
Thomas

 
SECOND GENERATION

ARTHUR AYLWORTH JR., born 1685 North Kingstown, RI, died Jul. 5, 1761 West Greenwich, RI (then part of East Greenwich). He moved from North Kingstown before Jun. 29, 1723 to East Greenwich, RI, where he owned 320 acres for which he paid E l00. Married to Mary Franklin, said to be the Aunt of the Statesman, Benjamin Franklin.

Children (order of first six in question)
PHILIP, born ca. 1704/5
David
James
John
Judiah
Freelove
Dimmis, born Jun. 22, 1725
Austis, born Nov. 22, 1727
Barbara, born Jun. 13, 1729

 
THIRD GENERATION

PHILIP AYLESWORTH, born ca. 1704/5 North Kingstown, Washington Co., RI, died after Nov. 17, 1789 Coventry, Kent Co., RI. He moved to Coventry about 1745 where he had a homestead farm straddling the boundry between West Greenwich and Coventry. He also had an interest in a sawmill and owned six lots in the Great Grass Swamp. He owned also what was refereed to as his Susquehannah land. Married probably in East Greenwich, RI and Elizabeth ?

Children
Benjamin, born Feb. 5, 1735, died ca. 1810
PHILIP JR., born Jun. 7, 1737
John, born Nov. 23, 1738 a Sea Captain
Freelove, born Jan. 7, 1741
James, born Apr. 3, 1743
Phebe, born Nov. 15, 1744
Sarah, born Nov. 11, 1746
Hannah, born Dec. 15, 1748
Mercy, born Oct. 2, 1750
Elizabeth, born Dec. 21, 1752

 
FOURTH GENERATION

PHILIP AYLWORTH JR. born Jun. 7, 1737 East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI, died ca. 1809/10 Milford, Otsego Co., NY. He owned land in West Greenwich which he sold in 1765 and in 1776/7 and in Coventry (Land he received as a gift from his father Sep. 12, 1761) in 1766, 1769 and 1777. He first moved to Pownal, Bennington Co., VT where his first four children were born and then to Milford, Otsego Co., NY where he died of cancer. Married Jun. 14, 1762 in West Greenwich, RI,
Martha Slocum, born Mar. 9, 1745 West Greenwhich, RI, died Jul. 1822 Butternuts, Otsego Co., NY at the home of her son Samuel. She was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Slocum.

Children
John, born ca. 1763 (Hannah, born ca 1764
Phebe, born ca. 1765
William, born ca. 1770
Benjamin, born Aug. 2, 1774
Ira, born Nov. 5, 1780
Sally, born ca. 1785
SAMUEL, born Nov. 22, 1787

 
FIFTH GENERATION

SAMUEL AYLESWORTH, born Nov. 22, 1787 Milford, Otsego Co., NY, died May 21, 1849 Lanesboro, Susquehanna Co., PA (at the home of his son Benjamin), interred South New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY. He lived in the Town of Butternuts, Otsego Co., NY near the South New Berlin Post Office. Married Dec. 27, 1809 probably near South New Berlin, Mary Titus, born Aug. 7, 1790 near South New Berlin, died Nov. 19, 1843 Butternuts. OtseRo Co., NY.

Children
Mahala, born Feb. 13, 1811
Robinson, born Jun. 27, 1813
Marshal D., born Dec. 18, 1815 (Twin)
Marcia, born Dec. 18, 1815 (Twin)
Benjamin, born Feb. 1, 1818
Porter, born Jul. 7, 1820
Nelson, born May 27, 1824
Windsor, born May 5, 1826
CALEB SHELDON BUTTS, born Apr. 14, 1829
George, born Jan. 24, 1836

 
SIXTH GENERATION

CALEB SHELDON BUTTS AYLESWORTH, born Apr.14, 1829 Butternuts, Otsego Co., NY, died Jan. 2, 1906 Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI (at the home of his son Frederick Sheldon), interred Mt. Hope Cemetery. Sparta. Monroe Co.. WI. Married (1) NOv. 6, 1848, Diantha V. Ketchum, NY. He was working for the railroad when his wife was carrying their first child. One day he became sick and returned home only to pass his sickness on to his wife causing her death. Leaving his sorrow behind, he moved to Monroe Co., WI and lived with his brother Porter. Porter owned the Monroe House, a hotel which burned in 1857. He built a new hotel called the Warner House in Sparta which also burned in 1879. Sheldon, (the name he used for most of his life) was the proprietor of the Warner House in 1859 (Ref. 76d). Married (2) May 3, 1861 Monroe Co., WI, Catherine Almina (Mina) Bartlett, born Sep. 2, 1839 St. Claire, St. Claire Co., MI, died Sep. 27, 1921 in Sparta, Monroe Co., WI (Vol. 12, p. 441)(State Rec. Madison, #41Y62), interred Mt. Hope Cemetery Sparta, the daughter of Mathew Bartlett and Martha Collins (see Bartlett Family Addendum). They lived first in La Crosse until 1865, Sparta until 1872, West Salem in 1873, Little Falls by 1876, & Sparta in late 1880 where they remained. On Mar.16, 1902 fire again took
it's toll and the family home burned down. Among his occupations: he was a farmer, inn keeper, and house painter. He performed many odd tasks for his neighbors and kept a record of his wages in a small pocket book.

Children

Charles Augustus, born Jan. 26, 1863
George Adelbert, born May 21, 1865
James Bartlett, born Feb. 16, 1867
Winfred Lester, born Jan. 9, 1869
Anna May, born Dec. 16, 1871
Franklin Gillias, born Oct. 28, 1873
Frederick Sheldon, born Sep. 21, 1876
LLEWELYN BENJAMIN, born Jun. 23, 1880
Etna Belle, born Oct. 7, 1883

 
SEVENTH GENERATION

LLEWELYN BENJAMIN AYLESWORTH, born Jun. 23, 1880 Sparta, Monroe Co., WI, died Aug.2I, 1958 Devils Lake, Ramsey Co., ND (Vol. 3, p. 205), interred Fairchild Community Cemetery, Fairchild, Eau Claire Co., WI. He was a meatcutter. Married Aug. 7, 1904 Fairchild, Eau Claire Co., Wi (Vol. 6, p. 53) Grace Jane Hobart, born Apr. 19, 1886 Fairchild, WI, died May 27, 1963 in Devils Lake, ND (Vol. 3, p. 619), the daughter of James Patrick Hobart, born Apr. 17, 1849, died Apr. 3, 1917 and Mary Elizabeth McLyman, born May 19, 1854, died Jun. 22, 1913. (see Hobart Family Addendum)

Children
Ruth Evangeline, born Feb. 17, 1905
Rowene Elizabeth, born Oct. 22, 1906
Robert Clayton, born Jul. 14, 1909
JAMES RUSSELL, born Jul. 8, 1912
Darlene Grace, born Sep. 27, 1916
Gerald Llewelyn, born May 30, 1919
Richard Benjamin, born Jan. 6, 1924
 

 
EIGHTH GENERATION
 
JAMES RUSSELL "RUSS" AYLESWORTH, born Jul. 8, 1912 Sumner Twp., Trempealeau Co., WI. A meat cutter and restaurant owner (he has owned more than 80 restaurants, diners and cafes). Married (1) Mar. 17, 1940 New Rockford, Eddy Co., ND Alice Ruhama Nelson, born Oct. 6, 1908 Wahpeton, Richland Co., ND, the daughter of Chris Peter Nelson, born Mar. 5, 1882 near Copenhagen, Denmark, died Oct. 22, 1952 Jamestown, Stutsman Co., ND and Effie Horsman, born Jun. 29, 1884 Milbank, Grant Co., SD, died Nov. 18, 1925 Devils Lake, Ramsey Co., ND (see Horsman Family Addendum).

No Issue

Married (2) Jun. 26, 1950 Rapid City, Pennington Co., SD (Vol.18, p.174) Lois Mae Sandstrom, born May 14, 1928 St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, the daughter of Edgar Martin Sandstrom, born Dec.28, 1902 Center City, Chicago Co., MN, died Aug. 14, 1979 and Hazel Margaret Young, born Aug. 9, 1905 St. Paul, MN.

Children

Luanne Carol, born May 27, 1951
KAREN LEE, born Jan. 17, 1953

Married (3) May 6, 1955 Rapid City, Pennington Co., SD (Vol. 29, p. 180)
Ruby E. Williams, born Jul. 27, 1934 Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.

No Issue

 
NINTH GENERATION

 KAREN LEE AYLESWORTH, born Jan. 17, 1953 Rapid City, Pennington Co., SD. (Cert.#28601). Married Dec. 29, 1973 Clear Lake, Polk Co., WI Timothy Charles White, (Identical Twin) born Mar. 14, 1951 Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., IA, the son of Oren Howard White, born May 26, 1916 Eddyville, Wapello Co., IA and Harriet Rose Holmes. born Jun. 20. 1917 Reeve. Rarron Co..WT.

Children
AMANDA MARY, born Mar. 11, 1977
Andrew Russell, born Jan. 18, 1981
Adam Joseph, born Feb. 10, 1983
 
 

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HORSMAN FAMILY ADDENDUM
 
ZACHARIAH HORS(E)MAN, born 1776 Cameron Parish, Loudoun Co., VA, died Feb. 1826, Daviess Co., (formally Ohio Co.) KY, married ca. 1800 VA, Elizabeth ?, born 1780 VA, died post 1850.

Children:
John W., born 1803 VA,died post 1880 Edwards Co., IL
A Son, born 1805Ä1O, died pre 1830
Susan, born Aug. 17, 1807 VA, died Mar. 3, 1889 Edwards Co., IL, married (1) 1830 KY,
   William Anderson, married (2) 1839, Squire E. L. Whitaker
George W., born 1811 VA, died post 1850 KY, married 1835 KY, Tabitha Boone
Nancy, born ca. 1812 VA, died pre 1850, married Aug. 1835 Joseph Fuqua
A Daughter, born 1811-19
William Samuel, born ca. 1814, married (1) Sep. 1835, Elizabeth J. Morris, married (2)
   Rehema Burton
* JESSE LEE SR., born Jun. 5, 1817
Polly Ann, born 1825 Daviess Co., KY, died 1909 Edwards Co., IL, married ca. 1844
  John W. Stone

JESSE LEE HORSMAN SR., born Jun. 5, 1817 Daviess Co., KY, died Nov. 18, 1863 Parkersburg, Richland Co., IL, married Oct. 19, 1837 Whiteville, Ohio Co., KY, Nancy Johnston, born Nov. 17, 1819 Ohio Co., KY, died Sep. 3, 1903 Olney, Richland Co., IL, the daughter of James W. Johnston, born 1771 PA, died Apr. 7, 1862 KY, married Mar. 13, 1809 Ohio Co., KY, Mary (Polly) Bruce, born Oct. 25, 1788 Ohio Co.,KY, died ca. 1824 KY

Children:
Martha, born Nov. 10, 1838 KY, died May 20, 1871 IL, married Dec. 21, 1854 IL Dan'l Doty
* SAMUEL, born Jul. 5, 1841
Henry Clay, born Jul. 3, 1844 KY, died Apr. 27, 1930 Tulare Co., CA, married (1) 1868
   IL, Nancy E. Smith, married (2) 1886 Lydia Hoskins
James, born Jun. 12, 1847 KY, died Nov. 20, 1870 Richland Co., IL
Mary Ann, born Feb. 27, 1850 IL, died Apr. 2, 1878 IL, married James T. Mayfield
Susan, born Apr. 21, 1853 IL, died Jan. 1893 AR, married Sep. 3, 1874 IL, Winset Lester
Mariah Jane,born Feb. 12, 1856 Edwards Co., IL, died Jun. 18, 1944 Olney, Richland Co.,
   IL,  married May 6, 1873 Richland Co., IL, George W. Ward
Milinda, born Dec. 14, 1858 Edwards Co., IL, died Apr. 1, 1933 Huston, Harris Co., TX
   married   Jun. 9, 1906 Robert Byers
Jesse Lee Jr., born Mar. 5, 1862 Richland Co., IL, died Feb. 8, 1946 Fisher, Champaign Co.,
   IL, married Nov. 18, 1889 McLean Co., IL, Rose Anna Tyas

SAMUEL HORSMAN, born Jul. 5, 1841 Ohio Co., KY, died Apr. 12, 1901 Wilmont,
Roberts Co., SD, married Apr. 18, 1866 Edwards Co., IL, Ruhema Catherine Groves,
born Feb. 24, 1845 KY, died Mar. 8, 1931 International Falls, Koochiching Co., MN.

Children:
Henry, born Jun. 10, 1867 IL, died Aug. 25, 1952 MN.
Charles, born Jun. 26, 1870 IL, died May 7, 1949 ND.
Arthur, born Apr. 26, 1874, died infancy
Jesse, born Apr. 22, 1877, died Oct. 17, 1935
Enola, born 1880, died late 1960
Ira, born 1882, died 1973 in Canada
* EFFIE, born Jun. 29, 1884
Nancy E., born Jul. 3, 1887, died Dec. 2, 1972 ND.

EFFIE HORSMAN, born Jun. 29, 1884 Milbank, Grant Co., SD, died Nov. 18, 1925 Devils Lake, Ramsey Co., ND (Vol. DL 2, p. 96, # 1286), married Jun. 21, 1906, Chris Peter Nelson, born Mar. 5, 1882 near Copenhagen, Denmark, died Oct. 22, 1952 Jamestown, Stutsman Co., ND,

Children:
* ALBERT CHRIS "RUBBER" NELSON, born May 10,
1907 Wahpeton, Richland Co., ND, died Jan. 1, 1969 Devils Lake, Ramsey Co., ND, married Dec. 3, 1926 Rowene Elizabeth Aylesworth

* ALICE RUHEMA (RUHAMA) NELSON, born Oct. 6, 1908 Wahpeton, Richland Co., ND, married Mar. 17, 1940 New Rockford, Eddy Co., ND, James Russell Aylesworth Sr.
Arthur Clarence Nelson, born Oct. 24, 1910 ND, married Jun. 14, 1941, Dorothy Roseley Waldera

Harvey Clifford Nelson, born Feb. 24, 1913
ND, married May 24, 1941 Ruth Olive Bendicson.
 
 
 

 

 

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