PIONEER SAWYER FAMILY


 
 

1.  EBENEZER SAWYER (son of EBENEZER & (---) SAWYER) was born 30 Dec 1756 at
Metheun, Essex County Massachusetts.  He served in the Revolutionary War.
He came to Jefferson County and settled in the Town of Henderson.  He died 1840, 
and he and his wife are buried in the Carpenter Cemetery in Henderson.

Note:  Additional information about Ebenezer Sawyer is available in the Town
of Henderson Child's History file and 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 1790

HANNAH WHITTIER, who was the daughter of DAVID & ABIGAIL (MORRILL)
WHITTIER, Sr.  She was born 7 Jan 1766 and died in Henderson.  Of her 
seven children, we find only the names of two.

Children, SAWYER:

+   2     i   CHARLES SAWYER married SARAH B. SHEPARD

    3    ii   RHODA SAWYER married WILLIAM WILKINSON


2.  CHARLES SAWYER (son of EBENEZER & HANNAH (WHITTIER) SAWYER) was born
in 1791.  He came to Henderson previous to 1811, locating about half a mile 
west of the village.  He served in the War of 1812 and afterward removed to 
Vermont.  

He married 29 Dec 1821

SARAH B. SHEPARD, who was the daughter of JAMES & SARAH (RICHARDS) SHEPARD
of Danville, Vermont.  

Children, order unknown, SAWYER:

    4     i   FREDERICK SAWYER d.y.

    5    ii   SOPHIA SAWYER d.y.

    6   iii   HARRIET N. SAWYER married GEORGE A. THOMPSON

    7    iv   JAMES SAWYER

    8     v   ASA SAWYER

    9    vi   KATIE SAWYER married ADELBERT KILBY

   10   vii   CHARLES F. SAWYER married CHRISTIE A. KILBY, daughter of 
                 SYLVESTER & AUGUSTA (BATES) KILBY



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