Threaded connectons to each other as in related to each other.
Hatch, Lull, Dodge, Willard, Cady, Bates, Spaulding, Gould, Hale, Allen, as family connections.
In 1777-1778- William McClellan, Hezekiah Holmes, Thomas Dumphy and Roger Bates appear on the town records.
Bates, James- moved to Winchendon, Mass. in 1772; served in Mass. militia; came to Springfield in 1777
Bates, Josiah- came to Springfield about 1794. Died October 4, 1832, 81 years old.
Bates, Roger, Lt- died age 80; moved to Canada 1797; came from Winchendon, Mass in 1777 and served in capt. Abel Marsh's regt of Vt militia
Gould, Spaulding, surnames.
Prominent Families from Springfield: Adams Family, Albert M. Allbe, Leonidas Barry, Brown Family, Jonas Butterfield, Edmund Chaplin Burke, Henry Clossen, Joseph Colburn, Cook Family, Cutler Family, Eaton Family, Ellis Family, Fairbanks Family, Field Family, Farley A. Gilman, Daniel Griswold, Oliver R. Hadwen, John and John C. Holmes, Huey Family, George Kimball, Henry Hubbard Mason, Miles Smith, Nathaniel Spaulding, Frederick Van Alstyne Townsend, John and James Walker, Joseph White, Selah Root and Henry M. Arms, Jonathan and Dennis B. Allen, Franklin Barney, William H. Cobb, Thomas and Benjamin Franklin Dana, Granville Derby, Philetus W. Gould, Eli Haskins, Nahum Knight, Benjamin and George E. Lewis, Micajah Martin, Porter Family, Randall Family, White Family.
The years 1780 through 1782 saw a number of new settlers to Weathersfield. Among them were Thomas Hutchins, Abijah White, Josiah Hatch, Waters Chilson and Joseph Hubbard. In 1780 Nathaniel Stoughton came from Windsor, Conn. About the same time Josiah and Daniel Dartt and the Tolles brothers, Clark, David, Henry and John located in the town. It was also about 1780 Oliver Diggins, Stephen Steel and John Bennett settled in Weathersfield.
TAX LIST OF 1785;
West Parish- Thomas Adams, Abel Adams, William Abbott, Joseph Barrett, Oliver Barrett, Silas Banister, Caleb Blood, John Blood, John Bishop, Jeremiah Bishop, Levi Bishop, Jeremiah Bishop Jr., Frederick Burnham, Elihu Beach, Stephen Beach, Jonathan Burt, John Brown, Andrew Blunt, Joshua Bayley, William Bean, Edmund Capron, John Capron, Abijah Capron, Jerahmeel Cummings, Silvanus Chapin, Zebulon Chandler, Thomas Cooper, Stephen Cooper, John Dake, Joseph Dake, Benjamin Dake, Samuel Danforth, Joel Ely, Joel Ely Jr., James Fletcher, Samuel Fletcher, Joseph Fuller, Nathan Fish, Elnathan Hubbard, Ephraim Hubbard, Jesse Hawley, Silas Hale, Benjamin Hale, David Hale, Israel Hale, Thomas Hunter, William Hunter, David Hunter, Abijah Hurd, Ezekiel Hawley, Phineas Hemenway, John Hulett, Ichabod Hatch, John Lumbard, John Lumbard Jr., Stephen Lumbard, Solomon Lumbard, David Lumbard, Charles Leavens, William Lazell, Zenas Lazell, Nehemiah Lincoln, Joseph Moulton, Aaron Miner, Israel Meacham, Obediah Noble, John Neil, Joseph Powers, Joseph Powers Jr., William Porter, William Parson, William Parson Jr., Samuel Parson, Samuel Parson Jr., Joseph Parmeter, Benoni Patrick, Samuel Root, Rufus Root, Henry Rumrill, Simeon Rumrill, Bela Rogers, Abiah Rice, Jesse Slack, William Slack, George Stow, John Smead, Asa Smead, Samuel Savage, Nathan Savage, Benjamin Stone, Samuel Sawin, Ashel Smith, Roswell Smith, Thomas Sherman, Andrew Spaulding, Elihu Smead, George Stow Jr., Josph Sawyer, Jonas Taylor, Simeon Taylor, Leonard Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Josiah Fooley, Archibald White Jr., William White, Asa Worcester, Josph Woodruff, Benjamin Wait, Joseph Wakefield, Scottaway Whitcomb, Oliver Willard, Daniel Woods.
Prominent Families of Weathersfield: Rev. James Converse, Jonas B. Davis, William and Benajah Dean, Martin Diggins, Richard and Darius Farwell, Field Family, John Gould, Bradford Grimes, Elijah Hall, Luther Hammond, William and Major Charles Jarvis, Streeter Family, Whipple Family, Boynton Family, Chamberlain Family, Joseph and Joseph Danforth, David and Hubbard Dickinson, Downer Family, Gowing Family, Grout Family, Haskell Family, Abner Jackman, Malcom McEwen, Hiram S. Morse, Samuel Murray, John and Peter Squire, Stoughton Family, Reuben and Issac Thompson Strow, John and Josephus Streeter, Tolles Family, George C. Wilson.
Capt. John Coffin, Lt. Noadiah Russell, Lt. Abel Preston, Ebenezer Hardy, John Russell, John Gilbert, Salmon Dutton, Lt. Reuben Gilbert, Thomas Baldwin, Enos Gilbert, Abner Gilbert, Ely Gilbert, Thomas Gilbert, Isaac Baldwin, Captain Leonard Proctor, Abel Roby, Gideon Walker, Joseph Rice, Jonathan Atherton, David Wetherbee, capt. Joshua Parker, Shadrick Dodge, William Spaulding, John Stone, Ephraim Dutton, Jesse Spauliding, William Spaulding Jr., Josuah Fletcher, Salmon Hardy, James Hall, Samuel Chamberlain, Andrew Archibald, Asa Wheeler, Samuel Wyman.
CAVENDISH and HARTLAND, Vermont. Now includes the surname Spaulding, at this point.
Prominent families of Cavendish: Alanson O. Amsden, Henry Amsden, Milo S. Buck, Abraham Dunsmore and Ebenezer Dunsmore, Dr. Asaph Fletcher,Calvin French, Fullam Family, Aaron Goddard and Arnold Goddard, John and Ezekiel Hardy, Abel Hill, John Stearns, James Smith, Willard Spaulding, Joshua Tripp, Thomas and Asa Whitcomb, Adams Family, Atherton Family, Charles F. Barrett, John F. Deane, Joseph Eaton, Richard and Francis Ely, Henry Addison Fletcher, Benoni Buck Fullam, Green Family, Henry Grout, George S. Hill, William Kendall, Proctor Family, Don C. Pollard, Leonard Piper, Nathaniel and Urial Russel, Spaulding Family, Wheeler Family, Charles Warren Whitcomb, White Family.
Willard, Lull, Wright,
The first town meeting took place on March 11, 1767 and Oliver Willard was chosen moderator and supervisor; Capt. Zadock Wright and Lt. Joel Matthews, assessors; Timothy Lull, treasurer; Ensign Laiton and Lt. Joel Mathews, overseers of highways; Oliver Willard and Joseph Harwood, overseers of poor; Nathan Call, collector; Capt. Zadock Wright, Timothy Lull, Ebenezer Call and Joel Matthews, constables.
At a town meeting on March 10, 1778, Dr. Paul Spooner was chosen moderator and town clerk; Lt. Jonathan Burk, Ensign Daniel Spooner and Zebulon Lee, selectman; Capt. Aaron Willard, constable; Capt Aaron Willard, Dr. Paul Spooner and Robert Morrison, assessors.
Articale; By Gary Allen Lull