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                         The Stratton  Family
                        (JOHN, THOMAS, JAMES, ABIGAIL CHASE)


                              First Generation

	1.	JOHN STRATTON was born about 1642.1 He died on 7 Apr 1691 in Watertown,
Middlesex Co., MA.2

John's home lot in Watertown was in the western part of the town adjoining his
father-in-law Thomas Smith.3

See Stratton for further information on John.


JOHN married MARY SMITH, daughter of THOMAS SMITH and MARY KNAPP, on
26 Nov 1667 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.4 Mary born say 1645 died on 27 Sep
1719 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.5 SeePage #16 for information on Thomas Smith.
They had the following children:6


+	2	M	i.	JOHN STRATTON was born on 3 Mar 1668 and died on 16 Mar 1708.

+	3	M	ii.   THOMAS STRATTON was born on 26 Oct 1670.

	4	M	iii.   JAMES STRATTON was born on 18 Jan 1672 in Watertown, MA.
He died in 1701 in Bristol Co. MA.7

	5	F	iv.    MARY STRATTON.
MARY married EDWARD WINN on 3 Jan 1693 in Woburn, MA.8
Edward was living 1701 when he was appointed guardian of Jonathan
Stratton.9 

+	6	F	v.     SARAH STRATTON.

+	7	F	vi.    HANNAH STRATTON died on 7 Jan 1756.

	8	F	vii.    JUDEE STRATTON was born on 13 Aug 1680 in Watertown, MA.
She died  young.

	9	M	viii.    JONATHAN STRATTON was born on 22 Aug 1684 in
Watertown, MA.10

	10	F	ix.     MERCY STRATTON was christened on 30 Jul 1687 in Watertown,
MA.

	11	M	x.      SAMUEL STRATTON was christened on 10 May 1691 in
Watertown, MA. He died about 1722.11

                        Second Generation

	2.	JOHN STRATTON (JOHN) was born on 3 Mar 1668 in Watertown, MA. He died on 16
Mar 1708 in Watertown, MA.12

JOHN married (1) MARY BUTTERS on 15 Feb 1690/1691 in Watertown, MA.13 Mary
died on 15 Nov 1695 in Watertown, MA.14

They had the following children:15
	12	F	i.	MARY STRATTON was christened on 25 Sep 1698 in Watertown, Ma.

	13	M	ii.   JOHN STRATTON was christened on 8 Aug 1701 in Watertown,
Ma.

	14	F	iii.    REBECCA STRATTON was christened 8 Aug. 1701 (a Twin) in
Watertown, MA.

	15	F	iv.    JONATHAN STRATTON was born in 1702.

	16	M	v.     BETHSHUAH was christened on 10 Sep 1704 in Watertown, MA.


JOHN also married (2) BETHSHUAH APPLIN, daughter of JOHN APPLIN and
BETHSHUAH BARTLETT, on 3 Jan 1698 in Watertown, MA.16 Bethshuah was born 
1 May 167317 She died on 27 Apr 1709 in Watertown, MA.18

	3.	THOMAS STRATTON (JOHN) was born on 26 Oct 1670 in Watertown, Middlesex
Co., MA.

Thomas Stratton  and his family lived in the Western Precinct of Watertown. 19 On 1
Dec. 1727 Thomas was chosen Surveyor of Highways. 20 In 1731 the town paid him
for timber from his farm for a bridge near Deacon Livermore's mill. 21 He was still
residing in Watertown when "consideration of ye petition of Thomas Stratton and others
was adjoined to ye next selectman's meeting". The petition did not come up at the next
meeting, and Thomas's name does not appear on the town or church records 22

THOMAS married DORCAS MAXWELL, daughter of JAMES MAXWELL and
DORCAS STONE, on 15 Feb 1699 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.23 Dorcas was
born on 27 Feb 1678 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.24

THOMAS and DORCAS had the following children:25
+	17	M	i.	JAMES STRATTON was born on 29 Jun 1700 and died on 22 Oct
1776.

	18	M	ii.  THOMAS STRATTON was born on 12 Feb 1701/1702 in
Watertown, MA.

	19	F	iii.   DORCAS STRATTON was born on 2 Mar 1705/1706 in
Watertown, MA.

+	20	F	iv.   MARY STRATTON was born on 8 Jan 1706.

+	21	M	v.    DAVID STRATTON was born on 20 Nov 1708 and died in 1783.

	22	M	vi.    SAMUEL STRATTON was born on 19 Oct 1709 in Watertown,
MA.

	23	M	vii.   EBENEZER STRATTON was christened on 12 Jul 1713 in
Watertown, MA. He died  young.

	24	M	viii.    EBENEZER II STRATTON was christened on 15 May 1715 in
Watertown, MA.

+	25	F	ix.      MERCY STRATTON was christened on 13 Jan 1717.

	6.	SARAH STRATTON (JOHN).

SARAH married HENRY NICHOLSON on 9 Jan 1702 in Boston, MA.26

They had the following children:(may not be complete)27

	26	F	i.	SARAH NICHOLSON was born on 29 Mar 1703 in Boston, MA.

	27	F	ii.   ELIZABETH NICHOLSON was christened on 24 Sep 1704 in
Boston, Ma.

	28	M	iii.   HENRY NICHOLSON was born on 25 May 1706 in Boston, MA.

	29	M	iv.   OSBORN NICHOLSON was born on 28 Jul 1707 in Boston Ma.

	7.	HANNAH STRATTON (JOHN) was born say 1679 and  died on 7 Jan 1756 in
Leicester, MA.28
HANNAH married JOHN SANDERSON, son of JONATHAN SANDERSON and
ABIA BARTLETT, on 1 Jan 1701 in Woburn, MA.29 John was born on 25 Mar 1677 in
Cambridge, MA.30 He died on 18 Jan 1751 in Leicester, MA.31

They had the following children:32

	30	F	i.	MARY SANDERSON was born on 25 Oct 1701 in Watertown, MA.

	31	F	ii.  HANNAH SANDERSON was born on 29 May 1704 in Watertown,
MA.

	32	F	iii.   ABIA SANDERSON was born on 4 Feb 1706 in Watertown, MA.

	33	M	iv.   BENJAMIN SANDERSON was born on 23 Nov 1707 in Watertown,
MA.

	34	F	v.    PRUDENCE SANDERSON was born on 15 Feb 1710/1711 in
Watertown, MA.

	35	M	vi.   JOHN SANDERSON died in 1712.

	36	F	vii.  MEHITABLE SANDERSON was born on 9 Feb 1714 in
Watertown, MA.

	37	M	viii.  EBENEZER SANDERSON was born on 29 Sep 1716 in
Watertown, MA.

	38	M	ix.    HEZEKIAH SANDERSON was born on 19 Jun 1718 in
Watertown, MA.

	39	F	x.     TABITHA SANDERSON was born on 22 Jun 1721 in Watertown,
MA.

	40	F	xi.    LYDIA SANDERSON was born on 13 Jun 1723 in Watertown, MA.

	41	M	xii.   JAMES SANDERSON was born on 1 Apr 1725 in Watertown, MA.

	42	F	xiii.  MARY (adopted) SANDERSON was christened on 25 Oct 1713.


                           Third Generation

	17.	JAMES STRATTON (THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 29 Jun 1700 in Watertown,
Middlesex Co., MA. He died on 22 Oct 1775 in Athol, Worcester Co., MA.33

James Stratton lived in Charlestown & Boston for a few years after his
marriage and then removed to Stonington, CT for a few years.34 The family left
Stonington about 1736 and settled in Athol, MA.35  They lived on what is now known
as Pleasant Street in Athol in the part of the town than known as East Pequoid Hill.36

James was on the 1771 tax list for Town of Athol, his real estate worth 5-8-0 - he
owned a house and adjoining shop, livestock etc. 37

James Stratton, cordwinder, wrote his will 15 Mar 1774 and the document
was probated 6 Nov 1776. He gave his sons James,  William, Stephen & Pegleg
Stratton part & part alike in his estate. James also received an additional 13 pounds, 6 
shillings & eight pence.  He gave his daughters Abigail Chase Deborah Kendall
& Elizabeth Townsend equal shares in the estate. 

Mary & John Rand, children  of his deceased daughter Mary Rand received their 
mother's share of the estate. Since daughters Deborah Kendall & Elizabeth 
Townsend lived with James Sr. some time after they became 18 years of age they each 
received an extra eight pounds.  James Stratton Jr. was named executor of the estate. 
Jno  Haven, Stephen Batchelor, & Reuben Graves witnessed the document.38

JAMES married DEBORAH RAND, daughter of WILLIAM RAND and PERSIS
PIERCE, on 12 Oct 1721 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.39 Deborah was 
born say 1702 and died before 1748 when James signed a paper concerning some money
coming to his children in the estate of  their grandparents William and Persis Rand of
Charlestown. 40
 
JAMES and DEBORAH had the following children:41

	43	F	i.	MARY STRATTON was born in Jan 1723. She died May 1724 AE 16
Mos. in Charlestown, MA.

+	44	F	ii. ABIGAIL STRATTON was born on 2 Mar 1722 and died before 11
Apr 1792.

+	45	F	iii. MARY II STRATTON was born on 2 Sep 1724 and died before 30
Oct 1765.

+	46	M	iv. JAMES STRATTON was born on 6 Jan 1729 in Stonington, CT and
died on 29 Jul 1782.

+	47	F	v. DEBORAH STRATTON was born on 4 Nov 1733 and died on 22 Oct
1791.

+	48	M	vi. WILLIAM STRATTON was born about 1735 and died 9 Mar 1805,
70th Yr.

+	49	F	vii. ELIZABETH STRATTON was born about 1737.

+	50	M	viii. STEPHEN STRATTON was born about 1743 and died 31 Mar 1814
AE 71.

+	51	M	ix. PELEG STRATTON was born about 1748 and died 1833 AE 85 Yrs.

			.	.

	20.	MARY STRATTON (THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 8 Jan 1706 in Watertown, MA.

MARY married HENRY SMITH, son of JOSEPH SMITH and HANNAH, on 18 Feb
1730 in Watertown, MA.42 Henry was born on 29 Sep 1705 in Lexington, MA.43 He died
in Sep 1756 in Lexington, MA.44

They had the following children:45

	53	M	i.	NATHAN SMITH was born on 1 Mar 1732 in Lexington, MA.

	54	F	ii. MARY SMITH was born on 10 Oct 1735 in Lexington, MA.

	55	F	iii. HANNAH SMITH was born on 29 Sep 1739 in Lexington, MA.

	56	M	iv. HENRY SMITH was born on 16 Feb 1740 in Lexington, MA.

	57	F	v. SARAH SMITH was born on 23 May 1743 in Lexington, MA.

	58	F	vi  JEAN SMITH was born on 21 Aug 1746 in Lexington, MA.

	59	F	vii. EUNICE SMITH was born on 3 Apr 1756 in Lexington, MA.

	21.	DAVID STRATTON (THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 20 Nov 1708 in Watertown, MA.
He died after 17 Mar 1783 when he deeded land to his son Jonas in Bolton, Worcester Co.
MA46 and before May 1783 when administration of his estate was granted to his son David
Stratton Jr.47

David married HANNAH SMITH on 30 Jan 1728 in Lexington, MA.48 Hannah was born
on 28 Sep 1707 in Lexington, MA.49

They had the following children:50

	60	F	i.	HANNAH STRATTON was born on 26 Sep 1729 in Watertown, MA.

	61	F	ii. LYDIA STRATTON was born on 1 Mar 1737 in Watertown, Ma.

	62	F	iii. EUNICE STRATTON was born on 15 Mar 1728 in Watertown, Ma.

	63	F	iv. LOIS STRATTON was born on 25 Feb 1739 in Watertown, MA.

	64	M	v. DAVID STRATTON was born in 1742 in Watertown, MA.

	65	F	vi. MARY STRATTON was born on 29 Feb 1744 in Watertown, MA.

	66	M	vii JONAS STRATTON was born about 1746 in Watertown, MA.

	25.	MERCY STRATTON (THOMAS, JOHN) was christened on 13 Jan 1717 in
Watertown, MA.

MERCY married MOSES CUTTING, son of JONATHAN CUTTING and SARAH
FLAGG, on 25 May 1736 in Watertown, MA51 Moses was born on 14 Feb 1712 in
Watertown, MA.52 He died in 1773 in Framingham, MA.53

MOSES and MERCY had the following children:54
	67	M	i.	MOSES CUTTING died young.

	68	M	ii. EBENEZER CUTTING was christened in Jul 1742 in Waltham, MA.

	69	M	iii. MOSES CUTTING.

	70	M	iv. DANIEL CUTTING was christened in May 1749 in Watertown, MA.

	71	M	v. DAVID CUTTING.

	72	M	vi. SAMUEL CUTTING.

	73	M	vii. JOSEPH CUTTING was christened on 3 Feb 1754 in Framingham,
MA.55

	74	F	viii. LUCY CUTTING was christened on 12 Jun 1757 in Watertown, MA.


                           Fourth Generation

	44.	ABIGAIL STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 2
Mar 1722 in Athol, Worcester Co., MA. She died before 11 Apr 1792 when  Hannah
Berry Ellison requested that the Court appoint Joel Grout of Gerry to be administrator
of the estate of Abigail Chase, late of  Petersham deceased who was one of the executors
of the Last will and testament of Henry Chase late of Petersham, deceased.  Henry
Chase was the other executor and "has removed out of the Government and the estate of
said Henry deceased was never fully administered 56On 5 June 1792 Joel Grout & Peter
Chase were appointed administrators of  Abigail's estate.57  On 11 June 1792 Ephraim
Sternes, John Parmente & Joseph Negas took an inventory of Abigail's estate which
amounted to L32:10:00.58 The settlement of Abigail's estate was made on 21  Oct.
1794.  Money was paid to Henry Chase, James Chase, Elisha Chase, Caleb Chase,
Stephen Chase Peter Chase, Deborah Chase, Hannah Ellison, wife of  
Jacob Ellison, Dorcas Grout, wife of Abel Grout, Phebe Mahan wife of John
Mahan Molly Dorrey, wife of William Dorrey and Betty Horsley, wife of David
Horsley, children of Abigail Chase.  Each of them received L0:17:9 59


ABIGAIL married HENRY CHASE, son of ISAAC CHASE and HANNAH BERRY,
on 29 Dec 1764 in Petersham, Worcester Co., MA60 Henry was born on 2 Mar 1722 in
Sutton, Worcester Co., MA.61 He died before 5 Apr 1778 in Petersham, Worcester Co.,
MA

Henry Chase and his family lived in Petersham 1746 - 1777

Henry Chase of Sutton, MA served in the Revolutionary War as a private in
Capt. David Batchelor's Company, Col. Joseph Read's 20th Regiment of
Massachusetts, muster roll dated 1 Aug. 1775.  He enlisted 1 May 1775 serving
three months and eight days; he applied for a bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Roxbury 24 Oct. 177662 

In the name of God amen this nineteenth day of August 1776 I Henry Chase of
Petersham in the County of Worcester late of the Massachusetts Bay........being in
health and perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God therefor but yet .......to
mind the mortality of my body & knowing it is appointed for all men once to die do
make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally & first of all I
give and recommend my soul into the hands of God ...gave it & my body I recommend
to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian.....at the defination  of my executors and
as ....my ......wordily estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give,
demise & dispose of in the following manner or form viz I will that all my just debts be
well & truly paid by my executors hereafter to be named -Item I give and bequeath unto
my two sons Henry Chase Junr and Eliisha Chase all my estate real & personal of
which name or nature forever excepting only the lands in Warwick herein otherwise
bequeathed to be held by them in equal....on their paying out for dower and legacies
three hundred forty six pounds five shillings & four pence in the following proportion 
viz Henry to pay one hundred forty nine pounds  fourteen shillings and Elisha to pay 
one hundred and ninety six pounds  nine shillings and four pence. I esteem HENRY's
service to the money he hath paid since he was of age for  purchase of my land to be
equal to twenty six pounds thirteen shillings & four pence and as follows viz to my well
beloved wife one hundred thirty & three pounds six shillings and eight pence in full for
her dower and thirds and unto my two sons James Chase & Caleb Chase thirty five
pounds nine shillings & four pence in three years after my decease to be equally divided
between them and unto my other two sons Stephen & Peter seventy five pounds nine
shillings and four pence to be equally divided & paid to each of them at the time of their
arriving to the age of twenty one years respectively & likewise paying unto my seven
daughters unto my daughters Hannah Berry Ellis 40 shillings having already given her
in part portion twenty pounds and to my daughters Deborah, Dorcas, Phebe, Molly,
Betty & Lois one hundred and twenty pounds to be equally divided among them being
......twenty pounds for each of them to be severally paid as they & each of them come to
the age of twenty one years old and if sooner married then on the day of marriage - Item
I give and bequeath unto my son James Chase fifty acres of land which he now possess
in Warwick and I do by these presents constitute & appoint my well-
beloved wife Abigail Chase & my beloved son Henry Chase sole executors of this my 
last will and testament and I hereby revoke and make void all other wills by me 
heretofore made ratifying this and no other as my last will and testament in witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
s/HENRY CHASE
Witnessed by: TIMOTHY WHITNEY, SARAH GROUT, JONATHAN GROUT
63

HENRY and ABIGAIL had the following children:64

	75	M	i.	HENRY Jr. CHASE was born on 4 Nov 1748 in Petersham, MA. .

	76	M	ii. JAMES CHASE was born on 26 Feb 1750 in Petersham, MA.

	77	F	iii. HANNAH BERRY CHASE was born on 14 Mar 1752 in Petersham,
MA

	78	M	iv. CALEB CHASE was born on 15 Nov 1753 in Petersham, MA.  .

	79	F	v. DEBORAH CHASE was born on 15 Sep 1755 .

	80	F	vi. DORCAS CHASE was born on 27 Apr 1757 in Petersham, Worcester
Co., MA. 

	81	M	vii. ELISHA CHASE was born on 16 Jan 1759 in Petersham, MA. 


	82	F	viii. PHEBE CHASE was born on 3 Apr 1761 in Petersham, MA.

	83	F	ix. MOLLY CHASE was born on 9 Feb 1763 in Petersham, MA.
.

	84	F	x. BETTY CHASE was born on 8 Dec 1764 in Petersham, MA.
.
	85	M	xi. STEPHEN CHASE was born on 23 Aug 1766 in Petersham, MA.  

	86	M	xii. PETER CHASE was born on 12 Aug 1768 in Petersham, MA. He
died in young.

	87	M	xiii. PETER II CHASE was born on 24 Feb 1770 in Petersham, MA.  
.

	88	F	xiv. LOIS CHASE was born on 27 Aug 1771 in Petersham, MA.


	45.	MARY II STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 2 Sep 1724 in
Boston, MA. She died before 5 Oct. 1765 when her husband married ABIGAIL COOKE
in Charlestown, MA.65

MARY II married JOHN RAND, son of JOHN RAND and HANNAH RICE, on 14 Nov
1745 in Charlestown, MA.66 John was born on 14 May 1721 in Charlestown, MA.67

JOHN and MARY II had the following children:68
	89	F	i.	MARY RAND.

	90	M	ii. JOHN RAND.

	46.	JAMES STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 6 Jan 1729 in
Stonington, CT. He died on 29 Jul 1782 in 63rd year of his age in Athol, MA69.

JAMES married ABIGAIL MORTON, daughter of SAMUEL MORTON and LYDIA
SMITH, on 26 Dec 1751 in Athol, MA.70 Abigail was born about 1730.


JAMES and ABIGAIL had the following children:

	91	M	i.	ZEBULON STRATTON was born in 1753 in Athol, Ma. He died in
1842.

	92	F	ii. MARIBAH STRATTON was born on 20 Jul 1755 in Athol, MA.

	93	M	iii. THOMAS STRATTON was born on 30 Oct 1758 in Athol, Ma. He
died in 1818.

	94	M	iv. ASA STRATTON was born on 13 Jul 1760 in Athol, MA.

	95	M	v. JAMES STRATTON was born in 1765 in Athol, Ma. He died in 1785.

	47.	DEBORAH STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born on 4 Nov 1733 in
Stonington, New London Co., CT.71 She died on 22 Oct 1791 in Athol, MA.72

1790 MA cn Worcester Co. Athol Deborah Kendall 1-0-3 

DEBORAH married SETH KENDALL, son of SAMUEL KENDALL and
ELIZABETH, 10 Mar.1756 in Athol, MA.73 Seth was born on 4 Jan 1729 in Woburn,
MA74. He died on 5 Jul 1790 in Athol, MA.75

They had the following children:76
	96	M	i.	SAMUEL KENDALL was born on 27 Aug 1757 in Athol, MA.

	97	F	ii. DEBORAH KENDALL was christened on 27 Feb 1763 in Athol, MA.
She died on 28 Nov 1763 in Athol, MA.77

	98	F	iii. ESTHER KENDALL was born on 22 May 1765 in Athol, MA.

	99	F	iv. SUSANNAH KENDALL was born on 20 Sep 1767 in Athol, MA.

	100	M	v. SETH KENDALL was born on 1 May 1770 in Athol, MA.

	101	F	vi. ELIZABETH KENDALL was born on 3 Dec 1772 in Athol, MA.


	48.	WILLIAM STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born about 1735 in
Stonington, New London Co., CT. He died 9 Mar 1805, 70th Yr in Athol, MA.78

Soldier of the Revolution (private MA). 79

1790 MA cn Worcester Co. Athol, 212 William Stratton 2-5-3

WILLIAM married ELIZABETH LOMBARD SMITH on 2 Mar 1780 in Athol, MA.80

They had the following children:81
	102	M	i.	JAMES STRATTON was born on 17 Dec 1780 in Athol, Ma.

	103	M	ii. JOSHUA STRATTON was born on 4 Mar 1783 in Athol, MA.

	104	M	iii. ASA STRATTON was born on 25 Nov 1785 in Athol, MA.

	105	M	iv. IRA STRATTON was born on 20 Nov 1788 in Athol, MA. He died 26
Feb. 1795, Ae 7 in Athol, MA.

	106	F	v. SARAH STRATTON was born on 7 Aug 1790 in Athol, MA.

	107	F	vi  ELIZABETH STRATTON was born on 12 May 1793 in Athol, MA.

	108	F	vii. ESTHER STRATTON.

	109	F	viii. MARY STRATTON.

	49.	ELIZABETH STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born about 1737
in Athol, Worcester Co., MA.

1790 MA cn Worcester Co. Athol, 212 -- Elizabeth Townsend 1-3-2

ELIZABETH married BENJAMIN TOWNSEND on  5 Oct. 1769 in Athol, MA.82

Benjamin was born about 1741. He died 18 Jul 1783 In 42d Yr in Athol, MA.83

Benjamin Townsend was a Lt. in the American revolution serving for several short
periods of time in 1777-1778.84

BENJAMIN and ELIZABETH had the following children:85

	110	M	i.	THOMAS TOWNSEND was born on 22 Jul 1770 in Athol, MA.

	111	M	ii. WILLIAM TOWNSEND was born on 15 Mar 1772 in Athol, MA.

	112	F	iii. ELIZABETH TOWNSEND was born on 28 May 1774 in Athol, MA.

	113	M	iv. BENJAMIN TOWNSEND was born on 5 Aug 1776 in Athol, MA.

	114	M	v. BENJAMIN TOWNSEND was born on 15 Sep 1778 in Athol, MA.

	115	M	vi. JAMES TOWNSEND was born on 8 Oct 1780 in Athol, MA.

	50.	STEPHEN STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born about 1743 in Athol,
MA. He died 31 Mar 1814 AE 71 in Athol, MA.86

A soldier of the revolution On 9 Apr 1775 he responded to the Lexington call and was a
sergeant in Capt. Ichabod Dexter's company. 28 Sept 1777 he re-enlisted and served in
Col. Nathan Sparhawks's regiment with the northern army at the reduction of
Burgoyne87 

1790 MA cn Worcester Co. Athol, 212 Stephen Stratton: 3-3-4

STEPHEN married MARTHA GRAVES, daughter of NATHANIEL GRAVES &
HANNAH SMITH 24 Sept. 1767 in Athol, MA.88 Martha was born about 1744. She died
15 Nov 1810 AE 66 Yrs in Athol, MA.89

They had the following children:90

	116	F	i.	HANNAH STRATTON was born on 26 Nov 1767 in Athol, MA.

	117	M	ii. NATHANIEL STRATTON was born on 30 Jan 1770 in Athol, MA.

	118	M	iii. LEVI STRATTON was born on 19 May 1772 in Athol, MA.

	119	F	iv. NANCY STRATTON was born on 3 Jul 1774 in Athol, MA.

	120	M	v. ABNER STRATTON was born on 3 May 1776 in Athol, MA.

	121	M	vi. STEPHEN STRATTON was born on 28 Jul 1778 in Athol, MA.

	122	M	vii. EZRA STRATTON was born on 26 Apr 1781 in Athol, MA.

	123	M	viii. STEPHEN STRATTON was born on 24 Oct 1783 in Athol, MA.

	124	F	ix. MARTHA STRATTON was born on 20 Nov 1785 in Athol, MA.

	125	M	x. HARVEY STRATTON was born in 1781 in Athol, MA.

	51.	PELEG STRATTON (JAMES, THOMAS, JOHN) was born about 1748 in Athol,
Worcester Co., MA. He died 1833 AE 85 Yrs in Athol, Worcester Co., MA.91

1790 MA cn Worcester Co. Athol, 222  1-5-3 

Peleg was a private in Capt. Thomas Lord's co, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt; enlisted
21 Aug. 1777, discharged 26 Aug. 1777, service 10 days, including travel home'
company marched from Athol to Bennington. Also Capt.John Oliver's co., Col.
Sparhawk's regt; service from 28 Sept 1777 to Oct 18, 1777, 28 days including 7 days
(140 miles) travel home; company marched to reinforce northern army time of the
reduction of Gen.Burgoyne.  Also Capt. Wing Spooner's co. Col. Cusbing's regt; entered
service 5 Sept 1777, served 2 months. 25 days with northern army; company raised to
serve until  30 Nov 1777.92

PELEG married ELIZABETH KENDALL, daughter of JESSE KENDALL and
ELIZABETH EVANS.on 29 Nov. 1769 in Athol, MA.93
 Elizabeth was born on 17 Aug 1751 in Woburn, MA.94 She died on 30 Jul 1831 in Athol,
MA95

They had the following children:96
	126	F	i.	DEBORAH STRATTON was born on 21 Jul 1770 in Athol, MA.

	127	M	ii. WILLIAM STANTON STRATTON was born on 14 Mar 1773 in
Athol, MA.

	128	M	iii. ABEL STRATTON was born on 16 Apr 1775 in Athol, Ma.

	129	F	iv. ELIZABETH STRATTON was born on 13 Sep 1778 in Athol, MA.

	130	M	v. PELEG Jr. STRATTON was born on 10 Feb 1781 in Athol, MA.

	131	M	vi. JESSE STRATTON was born on 1 Jan 1789 in Athol, MA.

	132	M	vii. ANDREW STRATTON was born on 15 Nov 1791 in Athol, MA.

	133	M	viii. JAMES STRATTON was born on 13 Mar 1795 in Athol, MA.

	134	M	ix. ASA EVANS STRATTON was born on 13 Jun 1798 in Athol, MA.


                                                                                     THOMAS SMITH OF WATRTOWN MASSACHUSETTS

                           First Generation

	1.	THOMAS SMITH was born about 1600. He died on 10 Mar 1692, age 92 in
Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.97


Thomas  Smith came to New England in the Ship Primrose in 1635 98

 He was a proprietor in Watertown, MA in 1635 and a grantee of  eight lots with 
a homestall of eight acres.99 Thomas Smith was a freeman in 1637.100

Thomas Smith's will was dated 16 Mar 1687/88 and proved 8 May 1693.  His
wife Mary & son Thomas Jr. were executors.  He mentioned his eight children and
grandson James Smith of Piscattaqa Fort 101

THOMAS married MARY KNAPP, daughter of WILLIAM KNAPP and JUDITH
TUE. Mary was christened on 19 Aug 1613 in Wormingford, Essex, England102

She was living 6 Apr. 1697 when Thomas Smith Jr. of Cambridge & his mother Mary
Smith of Watertown as executors of Thomas Smith  Sr's estate, sold a house and land 
to Timothy Hawkins.103

THOMAS and MARY had the following children:104

	2	M	i.	JAMES SMITH was born on 18 Sep 1637 in
Watertown, MA. He died in 1701 in Lancaster, MA.105James married
HANNAH GOODENOW, daughter of JOHN GOODENOW and
MARY AXTELL, on 25 Mar 1680 in Sudbury, MA.106 Hannah was
born on 15 Dec 1657 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA.107 She died on 22
Nov 1691 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA108

	3	M	ii.	JOHN SMITH was born in Nov 1639 in Watertown, MA. He
died on 26 Nov 1639 in Watertown, MA.109

	4	M	iii.	THOMAS Jr. SMITH was born on 26 Aug 1640 in Watertown,
MA. He died on 25 Dec 1727 in Lexington, MA.110
THOMAS married MARY HOSMER, daughter of  JAMES  HOSMER
& ALICE. Mary died on 1 Oct 1719 in Lexington, MA.111

	5	M	iv.	JOHN SMITH was born on 10 Dec 1641 in Watertown, MA.
John married MARY BEERS on 19 Apr 1665 in Watertown, MA.

	6	M	v.	JOSEPH SMITH was born on 10 Jun 1643 in Watertown, MA.
He died on 4 Jun 1712 in Watertown, MA.112

JOSEPH married HANNAH TIDD on 1 Dec 1674 in Watertown, MA.113

	7	F	vi.	MARY SMITH died on 27 Sep 1719 in Watertown, Middlesex
Co., MA.
Mary married JOHN STRATTON on 26 Nov 1667 in Watertown,
Middlesex Co., MA. John was born about 1642. He died on 7 Apr
1691 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.SEE PRECEDING
STRATTON FAMILY GENEALOGY

	8	M	vii.	EPHRAIM SMITH was born about 1646. 

	9	M	viii.	JONATHAN SMITH died in 1724.114
JONATHAN married JANE PEABODY, daughter of JOHN PEABODY
 on 16 Mar 1682/1683 in Watertown, MA. Jane died on 5 Nov 1726.115

	10	F	ix.	SARAH SMITH 



	

END NOTES
1.  In Oct. of 1672 John Stratton, aged 30 years & Stephen Smith, aged 25 years deposed in the estate of Zachariah Smith of Piscatqya, killed by the Indians, concerning "Our father Thomas Smith" (Harriet Russell Stratton A Book of Strattons {NY, The Grafton Press, 1908} Vol. I:182 hereinafter Stratton
2.  Watertown MA printed VR, 62
3.  Stratton, 182
4.  Watertown MA printed VR, 1:29
5.  Ibid,65
6.  Ibid, Bk. l::  30, 32, 36, 48, 58 & Stratton, 183
7.  Stratton, 183
8.  Woburn Marriages, 265
9.  Stratton, 183
10.  Living in 1701 when Edward Winn was appointed his guardian (Stratton, 183)
11.  Henry Nicholson appointed administrator of his estate 13 Apr. 1722 (Stratton, 183)
12.  Watertown MA printed VR, 2:36
13.  Ibid 1:64
14.  Stratton, 184
15.  Ibid 185 
16.  Watertown MA printed VR  2:4
17.  Ibid 1:37
18.  Ibid 2:37
19.  Stratton, 185
20.  Ibid
21.  Ibid
22.  Ibid
23.  Ibid 2:6
24.  Boston Birth, Marriages & Deaths 142
25.  Watertown MA printed VRS, Bk. 2:5, 22, 29, 32, 37, 39
26.  Boston Births Marriages & Deaths 5
27.  Ibid
28.  Leicester MA printed VR, 212
29.  Woburn Marriages
30.  Bond, 417
31.  Leicester MA printed VR, 212
32.  Watertown MA printed VRS
33.  Athol MA printed VR, 222
34.  Stratton, 193
35.  Ibid
36.  Ibid
37.  Bettye Hobbs Pruitt, editor, The Massachusetts tax valuation list of 1771 {Boston, G.K. Hall, 1978}304/05
38.  Worcester PR #57246 (printed in Stratton Genealogy)
39.  Watertown MA printed VR 2:67
40.  Stratton, 193
41.  Boston BMD, 167, James b Stonington Barbour Collection, CSL & Statton, 196
42.  Watertown MA printed VR, 87
43.  Lexington MA printed VR
44.  Ibid
45.  Ibid
46.  Stratton, 196
47.  Worcester PR #57215
48.  Lexington MA printed VR
49.  Ibid
50.  Stratton, 196
51.  Watertown MA printed VR 2:45
52.  Ibid, 45
53.  Middlesex PR Will #5680
54.  Bond, 195
55.  Framingham MA printed VR
56.  Worcester Probate Series A:459
57.  Ibid
58.  Ibid Vol. 25:281
59.  Ibid  Vol. 26:95
60.  Petersham MA printed VR, 79
61.  Sutton MA printed VR, 38
62.  Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 3:351
63.  Worcester MA PR Court Case #11276
64.  Petersham MA printed VRS
65.  Charlestown MA printed VR, 484
66.  Ibid, 267
67.  Ibid, 368
68.  James Stratton’s will
69.  Athol MA printed VR
70.  Ibid
71.  Road Church & Stonington Historical Society, History of the First
Congregational Church (Road Church) of Stonington, Connecticut 1674-1974 {Norwich, CT, Franklin Press, 1974}, 239 
72.   Athol, MA printed VR, 142 & American Advocate  26 July 1810 ”In this town Mrs. Deborah Kendall, aged 25 wife of Mr. S. Kendall”
73.   Ibid, 142
74.   Woburn Births
75.   Athol MA printed VR, 205
76.   Ibid
77.   Ibid
78.   Ibid
79.   DAR Patriot Index 3:2838
80    Athol MA printed VR
81.   Ibid & Stratton, 197
82.   Athol MA printed VR,170
83.   Ibid, 224
84.   Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors 15:926
85.   Athol MA printed VR
86    Ibid, 166
87.   Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors 15:176 
88.   Athol MA printed VR
89.   Ibid,222
90.   Ibid
91.   Stratton, 199
92.   Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors Vol. 15:176
93.   Athol MA printed VR
94.   Woburn Births
95.   Athol MA printed VR  222
96.   Ibid
97.   Watertown MA printed VR, 66
98.   NEH&G Register 5:248
99.   Henry Bond, Genealogies of the families and descendants of the early settlers of Watertown Massachusetts {Boston, NEH&G, 1860}.101
100.  Ibid
101.  Middlesex PR Docket #20769
102.  NEH&G Register Oct. 1993, 324
103.  Bond, 936
104.  Bond and Watertown MA printed VRS
105.  Middlesex PR Adm. #20644   
106.  Sudbury MA printed VR
107.  Ibid
108.  Ibid
109.  Watertown MA printed VR, 1:7
110.  Lexington, MA printed VR
111.  Ibid
112.  Watertown MA printed VR, 63
113.  Ibid, 39
114.  Middlesex PR Adm. #20675
115.  Bond, 936 & Middlesex PR Adm.#20652