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Rev. John Southmayd

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Rev. John Southmayd was born in in of Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 23 Aug 1676, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    John married Susanna Ward in 1700. Susanna (daughter of William Ward and Phebe Fenner) was born on 6 Jun 1674 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 5 Feb 1752 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Esther Southmayd  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1700; died on 5 Feb 1777.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Esther Southmayd Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born about 1700; died on 5 Feb 1777.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 12 Sep 1701, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut

    Esther married Capt. Daniel Starr on 26 Feb 1724. Daniel (son of Joseph Starr and Abigail Baldwin) was born on 18 Jan 1700 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 21 Aug 1752 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Anna Starr  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 Nov 1743 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 3 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Anna Starr Descendancy chart to this point (2.Esther2, 1.John1) was born on 14 Nov 1743 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 3 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Buried: Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: Bef 6 Mar 1777
    • Alternate death: 14 Mar 1777, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Loath though we are to contradict Jacobus, her gravestone reads, in very clearly-carved letters:

    In Memory of
    Mrs Anna,
    Wife of Mr
    Joshua Miller
    who died March 14th
    DA. 1777 in the
    34th Year of Her Age
    Death conquers all

    Anna married Joshua Miller on 14 Jun 1764 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. Joshua (son of Stephen Miller and Anna Goodrich) was born on 3 Feb 1741 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 22 Apr 1810 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Esther Miller  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 29 Aug 1775.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Esther Miller Descendancy chart to this point (3.Anna3, 2.Esther2, 1.John1) was born before 29 Aug 1775.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Aug 1775, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Esther married Henry Hendley on 27 Dec 1795. Henry was born on 18 Jan 1770 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in 1807 in At sea. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Esther Southmayd Hendley  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Esther Southmayd Hendley Descendancy chart to this point (4.Esther4, 3.Anna3, 2.Esther2, 1.John1)

    Notes:

    Born on an August 4, year unknown.

    Esther married Elisha Sears on 28 Nov 1822. Elisha (son of Stephen Sears and Phoebe Knowles) was born on 26 Jan 1801; died on 29 Apr 1877. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Ann Eliza Sears  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 7 Oct 1825.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Ann Eliza Sears Descendancy chart to this point (5.Esther5, 4.Esther4, 3.Anna3, 2.Esther2, 1.John1) was born on 7 Oct 1825.

    Ann married Ebenezer Arnold on 13 Apr 1846 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. Ebenezer (son of Ebenezer Arnold and Persis Hubbard) was born on 5 Jul 1792 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. George Sumner Arnold  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 16 Apr 1846 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 7 Nov 1888.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  George Sumner Arnold Descendancy chart to this point (6.Ann6, 5.Esther5, 4.Esther4, 3.Anna3, 2.Esther2, 1.John1) was born on 16 Apr 1846 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 7 Nov 1888.

    Notes:

    A merchant of New Haven.

    Family/Spouse: Evelyn Greenwood Thompson. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. George Stanleigh Arnold  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 3 Apr 1881 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 18 Jan 1942 in Marin, California.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  George Stanleigh Arnold Descendancy chart to this point (7.George7, 6.Ann6, 5.Esther5, 4.Esther4, 3.Anna3, 2.Esther2, 1.John1) was born on 3 Apr 1881 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 18 Jan 1942 in Marin, California.

    Notes:

    His daughter Elizabeth's obituary in the Marin Independent Journal (20 Sep 1992, reproduced at www.sfgenealogy.com/boards/mcobits/archive4/5426.html) calls him "a prominent San Francisco attorney", but also refers to him, apparently in error, as "Eugene Arnold." Elizabeth's son Tom Whitmore confirms that his name was George Stanleigh Arnold, and adds that he was a Yale man known to friends as "Big Stan."

    From his Yale obituary:

    Admitted to practice in Connecticut 1906 and California 1910, in office of Talcott H Russell ['69], New Haven, 1906; law examiner United States Forest Service, Washington, D C , 1906-09, lawyer in San Francisco 1909-42 (member Denman & Arnold 1911-18); special assistant to United States Attorney General in oil-land litigation 1913; San Francisco representative for President Wilson's Commission on Mediation and Conciliation 1917; member War Labor Policies Board, Washington, 1918-19, special assistant to Attorney General of United States in charge NRA litigation 1934-35; chairman emergency boards created by President Roosevelt in 1936 and 1937 under provisions of Railway Labor Act to investigate and report on railway labor disputes; chairman of a three-man board created by the President in 1941 to investigate wage dispute between ore dock workers of Duluth-Supenor district and rail carriers, president Pacific States (now Coos Bay) Lumber Company 1926-27 and Katharine Branson School, Ross, Calif, 1939-42; vice-president California Fish and Game Commission; director San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Save-the-Redwoods League; Boy Scout Commissioner Mann County, president Yale Alumni Association of Northern California 1921-23 and representative on Alumni Board 1923-42, California State chairman Yale Law School Association 1921; member University Club of San Francisco (president 1925-29) and St John's Church (Episcopal), Ross.

    George married Elizabeth Sherman Thatcher Kent on 26 Feb 1915 in Washington, D.C.. Elizabeth (daughter of Rep. William Kent and Elizabeth Thacher) was born on 8 Jan 1894 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois; died on 12 Jan 1952 in Marin, California. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Elizabeth Sherman "Bibba" Arnold  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 2 Dec 1915 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California; died on 18 Sep 1992 in Los Altos, Santa Clara, California.