There were also a David and a Samuel Hosley living in Whitingham about the same time as Eli and having children born at the same time. Perhaps they were brothers?
Jonathan Jewett Hosley
Yeomanter of Greenfield, Hampshire County, MA. He is mentioned in the Records of Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont where he owned land i 1793. The date of the deed being October 5, 1793.
Eli, son of Jonathan, Yeoman of Greenfield, was born in Massachusetts and in 1805 he settled in Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont. Here he married Angelina Arms in the year 1811. Land records show that Eli owned land in Whitingham in 1807.
Eli Hosley born 1785 Massachusetts; died April 26, 1868 - Hector Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania married March 10, 1811 to Angelina Arms (born 1793, Vermont; died after 1880 in Ulysses, Potter County, PA)
Eli Hosley of Hector, died April 26, 1868, in his 84th year. Born in Vermont in 1795; moved to Bradford Co, PA in 1830; lived there 10 years; then followed his children to Potter County. Res: Whitingham, Windham County, VT
1) Louisa Hosley born December 14, 1814 in Whittingham, Vermont; died November 11, 1905 at Ulysses, Potter County, PA; married in 1835 at Smithfield, Bradford County, PA to William Chilson who died before Louisa moved to Potter County. They had 12 children (Known children: William Alonzo; Eli; Orlando; Rufus; Sarah Louise; Willis; Alice; Avery A.; Ella)
Obituary: HOSLEY - CHILSON: Mrs. Louisa Chilson died Nov. 11, 1905 at the home of her son Orlando Chilson, Louisa Hosley was born Dec. 16, 1814, at Whitingham, Vermont. She was married in 1835 to William Chilson at Smithfield, PA and 44 years ago came to Ulysses. They were the parents of twelve children, the following still living: Eli, Orland, Willis and Avery, and Mrs Louise Nobles, of Friendship, NJ. Mrs. Alice Dennis, of Bingham and Mrs. Ella Blackman of this place. Mr. Childson died many years ago. Besides these children, she is survived by two brothers, Rufus and William, of this place, and one sister, Mrs. Sybil Doing, of Clyde, Ohio.
2) Martin Hosley born Sept. 3, 1817
3) Rufus C. Hosley born June 11, 1824
4) Emeline C. Hosley born Oct. 29, 1826 died March 17, 1831
5) Sibyl Hosley
6) Henry C.
7) William T.
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