PIONEER McALLASTER FAMILY


 
1.  RICHARD McALLASTER Jr (son of RICHARD & ANN (MILLER) McALLASTER) was
born 20 Oct 1749 at Bedford, Hillsboro, New Hampshire.  They removed from there 
some time after their marriage, to Antrim, NH.  They also lived in Alstead, 
NH and Springfield, VT.  RICHARD served in the Revolutinary War.   About 1810 
they moved to Antwerp, Jefferson County.  RICHARD died in Antwerp 11 Feb 1813, 
and was buried in the old cemetery there.

Note:  Additional information about Richard McAllaster is available in the 
Fonda list of Jefferson County Revolutionary Veterans.  For access to those
files, click on the underlined words in this note.


He married about 1769 at Bedford NH

SUSAN DIMOND who was the daughter of EZEKIAL & MIRIAM (FOWLER) Dimond.  She
was born 12 Jul 1754 at Alstead, Concord, NH, and died 23 Jan 1813 at Antwerp, 
Jefferson County.  She was buried with her husband.

Children, McALLASTER:

    2     i   SARAH MCALLASTER   

+   3    ii   FRANCIS MCALLASTER married ANNA BRADFORD AVERILL

    4   iii   ATHILRED (PHILLY) MCALLASTER 

    5    iv   CYTHIA POWERS

    6     v   ANNA MCALLASTER married DANIEL HEALD

    7    vi   ELIZABETH MCALLASTER married HENRY BALDWIN

    8   vii   DAVID MCALLASTER married LYDIA (---)

+   9  viii   WILLIAM MCALLASTER married NANCY STOWELL

   10    ix   SUSAN MCALLASTER


3.  FRANCIS McALLASTER (son of RICHARD & SUSAN (DIMOND) McALLASTER) was
born 16 Aug 1771 at Bedford, New Hampshire.  FRANCIS and his family settled 
in Springfield, Vermont, where their first six children were born.  In 1810 
they removed to Antwerp, Jefferson County where he became a tavern keeper.  
The first town meeting was held in their house 5 Mar 1811.  FRANCIS was elected
Commissioner of Highways.  They had two more children born in Antwerp.  He died
25 Dec 1841 at Antwerp and was buried in the old part of the cemetery there.

He married 

ANNA BRADFORD AVERILL, who was the daughter of JOHN & MARY (BRADFORD)
AVERILL Sr.  She was born 29 May 1777 at Amherst [Mt Vernon], Hillsboro, 
New Hampshire.  Her daughter described her as of a cheerful and hopeful 
disposition, a sweet singer and fond of reading.  She cooked all night at her 
husband's tavern in Antwerp to feed the War of 1812 soldiers as they passed 
through the village from Sackets Harbor to Ogdensburg.  She died 7 Dec 1862 
at Antwerp, and is buried there with her husband.

Children, McALLASTER:

    11      i   POLLY McALLASTER married FRANCIS BUTTERFIELD
                For family group sheet, click on Francis Butterfield above.

+   12     ii   DAVID McALLASTER married CAROLINE EARL GILSON

    13    iii   MARY NANCY McALLASTER married HORACE HAMLIN

+   14     iv   EMERSON McALLASTER married CAROLINE WAIT

    15      v   ELIZA McALLASTER married WILLIAM BUCKLEY BOSTWICK

    16     vi   SUSAN McALLASTER married COLUMBUS PINNEY

    17    vii   LUCRETIA McALLASTER married JOSEPH LYON WAIT

    18   viii   CORDELIA McALLASTER married CHARLES LEWIS Jr 


9.  WILLIAM MCALLASTER (son of RICHARD & SUSAN (DIMOND) McALLASTER) was
born 6 Mar 1792 at Antrim New Hampshire.  About 1805, when his family decided 
to relocate to Springfield, Vermont, young WILLIAM was apprenticed and left 
behind in Antrim.  At age 18, free from his apprenticeship, he walked from 
Antrim to Antwerp.  Not finding work there, he continued on to Ogdensburg where 
he worked a season. Then he returned to New Hampshire to fetch his parents and 
sisters to Antwerp.  He was a trustee of the newly formed Delphic Library in 
Antwerp in 1832.  He was Town Supervisor in 1840.   He was elected to the state
assembly in 1841, and in 1852 he was one of the first directors for a publicly 
funded railroad.  On 5 May 1870 he died in Antwerp.  He was buried in the 
Antwerp Cemetery.

He married 24 Feb 1828 in Antwerp

NANCY STOWELL, who was the daughter of OLIVER & ELIZABETH (HOISINGTON)
STOWELL.  She was born 6 Jan 1805 in Windsor, Vermont.  She died 9 Jul 1898 
in Antwerp and is buried with her husband in the Antwerp Cemetery.

   19     i   WILLIAM PARISH MCALLASTER

   20    ii   GEORGE DAVID MCALLASTER married MATILDA EVELINE BENT

   21   iii   OLIVER RICHARD MCALLASTER

   22    iv   HENRY MAJOR MCALLASTER


12.  DAVID MCALLASTER (son of FRANCIS & ANNA BRADFORD (AVERILL)
MCALLASTER)  was born 18 Nov 1800 at Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont.  
He removed to Antwerp, Jefferson County with his family.  From there he 
apparently moved to Rossie, St Lawrence County, and finally to Erie, PA 
where he died.

He married 7 Feb 1832 in Watertown, Jefferson County, NY

CAROLINE EARL GILSON, who was the daughter of EARLE & (---) GILSON.  She was 
born 24 Jan 1813 at Chesterfield, NH and died 13 Oct 1892 at Erie PA.

Children, MCALLASTER:

   23     i   ADELAIDE PHILADELPHIA MCALLASTER married 
                                      Capt JOHN STEVEN RICHARDS

   24    ii   HARRIET A. MCALLASTER married Lt. SAMUEL EDWARDS

   25   iii   DAVID GILSON MCALLASTER 

   26    iv   WILLIAM H. MCALLASTER

   27     v   MARY E. MCALLASTER married JOHN W. REYNOLDS


14. EMERSON MCALLASTER (son of FRANCIS & ANNA BRADFORD (AVERILL)
MCALLASTER) was born 20 Jan 1805 at Springfield, Vermont.  He moved with 
his family to Antwerp, Jefferson County.  He died in Redwood, Town of 
Alexandria, Jefferson County 2 Nov 1866.

He married about 1827

CAROLINE WAIT, who was the daughter of JOSEPH & ANN (SEAVER) WAIT.  She was
born 2 Oct 1809 in Waitsfield, Vermont.  She died 28 Dec 1893 in Gouverneur, 
St. Lawrence County, New York.

Children, MCALLASTER:

   28     i   HELEN MCALLASTER married RANDOLPH LOOMIS

   29    ii   JOSEPH EMERSON MCALLASTER married MARIE FREEMAN



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