1. GROUT HOISINGTON (son of ASAHEL & HANNAH (LAMPHERE) HOSSINGTON) was born in Woodstock, Vermont on June 5, 1780. In 1801, Grout, Armida, and their only child at the time, Theodosia, moved to Ellisburgh, NY, where Grout was a farmer. Grout was a Lieutenant in the War of 1812. After the Battle at Big Sandy (May 28-29th, 1814), Grout helped carry the Great Cable from Ellisburgh to nearby Sackets Harbor. in Jefferson County. Grout died in Adams May 10, 1867 at age 86. In his will, made a few weeks earlier on the 18th of April, he leaves a number of personal items to his children, son-in-laws, and grandchildren. His son-in-law Nelson Boomer was the executor of the will. He married about 1800 ARMIDA HIBBARD born at an unknown date to unknown parents. They had eight children. An 'Elmida' [sic] Hossington was baptized in the Baptist Church of Ellisburg. On February 14, 1824, a meeting was held to call upon some members who apparently had become careless in their church duties and attendance. 'Amida' [sic] Hossington was one of them. Armida died sometime before 1850. Children, HOISINGTON: 2 i THEODOSIA HOISINGTON 3 ii PHILIP HOISINGTON 4 iii ASAHEL HOISINGTON 5 iv EMILY HOISINGTON 6 v female HOISINGTON 7 vi AMANDA HOISINGTON married FRANKLIN A. RICE 8 vii ASEL HOISINGTON 9 viii HANNAH HOISINGTON GROUT married (2) CLARISSA (---) born in Connecticut in 1784, and in the 1850 census of Ellisburgh, they were living alone with a $4500 estate. They were still living together in the 1855 census of Ellisburgh, but living with them was a 44-year-old servant named Loran Carn, and a 12-year-old boy named Charles Lillison. Clarissa died August 9, 1869.
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