Hiram Atwell and Rachel Scagel

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Hiram’s wife Rachel died in childbirth, the baby Francis dying a few days later. An older child, Hiram, took some medicine intended for his mother, and this caused his death later. Hiram kept the home together for his young daughters. When the gold rush started in California in 1849, he decide to go. He sold […]

Caroline Atwell Noyes’ address book

Caroline Atwell Noyes’ address book shows: J.A. Noyes Anna, Union Co., Illinois N.W. Gilbert Montpelier, Vermont Hannah M. Wolger 87 Hampshire St., Lawrence, Massachusetts Mary Chilton Franklinville, N.C. Marilla Wells Lawrence, Massachusetts Written at another time: Hannah M. Wolger No. 42 Broadway, South Lawrence, Massachusetts Francis Barry Berlin Heights, Ohio On second sheet, sometime later, […]

Nathaniel Atwell and Lydia Hunkins

DIRECT LINE Nathaniel ATWELL, son of John ATWELL and Bridget CUMMINGS , was born 15 Jun 1766 at Hollis, Hillsborough Co. NH. He died 13 Nov 1844 at Johnson, Lamoille Co. VT and is buried in the Plot Cemetery at Johnson. On 15 June 1794 at Bradford, Orange CO., VT., Nathaniel married Lydia HUNKINS, daughter […]

Notes on Caroline Atwell Noyes’ Family by Pansy Noyes Bryant

Courtesy of Nancy Benton. Caroline Atwell (born Oct. 2, 1835) told her oldest daughter Emma Viola Noyes Harmon many interesting things of her life in Vermont. Her mother was Rachel Scagel and was apparently brought up above ordinary rank. An old copy of Goldsmith’s “Vicar of Wakefield” is still in Mrs. Harmon’s possession and it […]

Pansy Noyes Bryant on the Adams Genealogy

It was once popular (likely still is) to find if one’s family had any connection to a president. Pansy Noyes Bryant (1895 – 1985) recorded, for her family, the Noyes connection to President Adams. The Henry Adams she writes of (breathless confusion follows) was father of Joseph, father of Joseph, father of John the 2nd […]

Family Record of Nathan Atwell and Lydia Hunkins

Courtesy of Nancy Benton. Family Record Nathan Atwell was born in Holis N. Hampshire June 15. 1766 Lydia Hunkins wife of Nathan Atwell was born in Newbury Vermont June 21st 1772 Married in Bradford Vermont June 15, 1794 Their children Bridgett Atwell was born in Johnson Vt. March 14, 1795 John Atwell was born in […]

Marriages of the Children of Nathan and Lydia Atwell

Courtesy of Nancy Benton. This is in Caroline Atwell Noyes’ handwriting. Marriages of the children of Nathan and Lydia Atwell Bridgett Atwell and Ralph Hill were married in Johnson Vermont March 27, 1821 Susan and Joel T. Hayford Nov. 25, 1827 And to N. Thompson July 15, 1840 John to Eveline Coats Dec 10th 1827 […]

Caroline Atwell’s Record of Marriages of Children Of Hiram and Rachel Atwell

Marriages of the children of Hiram and Rachel Atwell Sarah A. L. Atwell to N. W. Gilbert in Waterbury Vermont on the 7th March 1852 Caroline Atwell to J. A. Noyes in Brady Village Kalamazoo Co. Michigan June 28th 1859