The First Settlers

 

 

1761


(First Group)

Samuel and Marcy Robinson
(David, Jonathan, Anna)

Bridget Harwood
(Peter, Eleazer, Zechariah, Stephen, Abigail)

Samuel and Baty Pratt
Timothy and Elizabeth Pratt


(Second Group)

John Fassett
(Sarah, John, Johnathan, David, Nathan, Amos, Mary, Benjamin, Hannah)

Joseph and Ann Safford
(Esther, Hannah, Samuel, Benjamin, Polly, Betsy, Hiram, Lucy, Sarah)

Elisha Field

Joseph Wickware

Sam Atwood

James Breakenridge
(William, Daniel, Esther, Hannah)

Ebenezer Wood

John Smith

John Burnham

Benjamin Root

John Wood
 
Sam Montague

Sam Scott

Oliver Scott
Moses and Mary Robinson

 

1762

James and Lydia
(James Jr., Daniel)

Nathan Clark
(Nathan, Isaac)

Phineas Scott
(Samuel, Henry, Hiram, John, Kinsley, Martin, Clara, Betsey, Mary, Rhoda)

 

1763

Jedidiah and Betty Dewey
(Elijah, Eldad, Lucy, Margaret, Betsy)

Hezikiah and Miriam Armstrong
(John, Hezikiah)

Thomas Henderson

Simeon Harmon 

Barnabas Harmon

Nathaniel Harmon

 

1765

Ebenezer and Elizabeth Walbridge
(Stebbins, George, Ebenezer, Betsey)

 

1766

Stephen and Elizabeth Fay
(John, Jonas, Stephen, Mary, Sarah, Elijah, Benlak, Benjamin, Joseph, David)

Nathan Clark
(Nathan, Issac)

Phineas Scott
(Samual, Henry, Hiram, John, Kinsley, Martin, Clara, Betsey, Mary, Rhoda)

Elnathan Hubbell
(Aaron)

Joseph and Mary Robinson

Robert Cochran

 

1768

David and Ruth Haynes

Reuben Colvin
(David, Thomas, Reuben)

Nathaniel Filmore

Simeon and Ann Hathaway

Thomas Jewett

 

 

 

The original 22 consisted of the families of Peter Harwood, Eleazer Harwood, Samuel Pratt and Timothy Pratt from Amherst, MA; Leonard Robinson and Samuel Robinson, Jr. from Hardwick, MA.

 

During the summer of 1761 twenty or thirty more came including Samuel Robinson, Sr., John Fassett from Hardwick, MA; Joseph Safford, John Smith, John Burnham and Benajah Rood from Newint, CT; Elisha Field and Samuel Montague from Sunderland, MA; James Breckenridge, Ebenezer Wood, Samuel and Oliver Scott, Joseph Wickware and Samuel Atwood (town not given).