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William Nevins Chester1 (M)
b. 7 June 1842, #5876
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 7 June 1842 Greenfield, Saratoga, NY1 
Note* May 1909 Mare Island, California, Mentioned in relative's probate file2 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Thomas Chester (M)
b. 29 May 1845, #5877
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 29 May 1845 Schuylerville, Saratoga, NY1 
Christening 19 October 1845 Saratoga Reformed Dutch Protestant Church, Schuylerville, Saratoga, NY1 
Marriage* circa 1870 Marion (?)2 
Census1880* 1880 Rochester, Monroe, NY, Thomas Chester age 35 b. NY is a bank cashier (father b. CT, mother b. CT). Wife Marion age 35 b. NY (father b. MA, mother b. NY) keeps house. There is one servent (Bridget Craig of Ireland) and no children in household.2 
Marion (?)
Note* May 1909 Santa Barbara, California, Mentioned in relative's probate file. As per Sallie Chester web site Thomas' niece Leslie McLaren Logie is living in Thomas' household.3,4 
Leslie McLaren Logie

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 Census.
  3. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..
  4. [S158] Sallie Chester, online http://readseries.com/auth-bc/chester-bio2.htm.

Eliza Chester (F)
b. 11 December 1848, #5878
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 11 December 1848 Schuylerville, Saratoga, NY1 
Marriage* before 1871 George G. Atwood2 
(Witness) Census1880 1880 Sarah Elizabeth Chester; US Census, Geneva, Ontario, NY, Household of George Atwood contains wife Eliza Atwood age 31 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who keeps house, Sarah Chester age 33 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a "boarder" and described as "sister" (of Eliza?), Clara Chester age 25 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) described as "sister" (one assumes sister of Eliza Atwood), and Patten Chester age 23 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a student and is described as "brother" (of Eliza?).2 
Note* May 1909 Albany, New York, Mentioned in relative's probate file3 

Family   George G. Atwood b. circa 1847
Children  1. Beth Atwood b. c 1871
  2. Anna Atwood b. c 1873

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 Census.
  3. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Rev. Carlos Tracy Chester1 (M)
b. 17 March 1851, #5879
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 17 March 1851 Niagra Falls, Niagra, NY2 
Marriage* 20 September 1877 Helen Hawley2 
Census1880* 1880 US Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, Carlos F. Chester (middle initial is wrong? but all else fits) age 30 b. NY is a minister (father b. CT, mother b. CT). Wife Helen N. Chester age 25 keeps house (father b. NY, mother b. NY). Son Clarence N. Chester age 1 b. MN is in household along with Fredrick N. Chester age 27 b. NY who is a book keeper (father b. CT, mother b. CT) and a densist named Charles M. Bailey.1 
Helen Hawley
Fredrick Chester
Note* May 1909 Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Mentioned in relative's probate file3 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 census.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  3. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Clara Chester (F)
b. 14 May 1855, #5880
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 14 May 1855 Niagra Falls, Niagra, NY1 
(Witness) Census1880 1880 Sarah Elizabeth Chester; US Census, Geneva, Ontario, NY, Household of George Atwood contains wife Eliza Atwood age 31 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who keeps house, Sarah Chester age 33 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a "boarder" and described as "sister" (of Eliza?), Clara Chester age 25 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) described as "sister" (one assumes sister of Eliza Atwood), and Patten Chester age 23 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a student and is described as "brother" (of Eliza?).2 
Note* May 1909 514 W 122nd St, New York City, New York, Mentioned in relative's probate file3 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 Census.
  3. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Porter Lee Chester (M)
b. 29 January 1857, #5881
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 29 January 1857 Geneva, Ontario, NY, In 1880 US Census first name is Patten.1,2 
Education* 1879 Graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Info on Ancestory.com from: Eggen, Cheryl A., "Hamilton College: Class of '79 in 1889", Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc. 1999.2 
(Witness) Census1880 1880 Sarah Elizabeth Chester; US Census, Geneva, Ontario, NY, Household of George Atwood contains wife Eliza Atwood age 31 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who keeps house, Sarah Chester age 33 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a "boarder" and described as "sister" (of Eliza?), Clara Chester age 25 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) described as "sister" (one assumes sister of Eliza Atwood), and Patten Chester age 23 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a student and is described as "brother" (of Eliza?).1 
Address* 1889 110 Madison Ave., New York, New York, Member of the faculyt at the Berkeley School of New York (and a Presbyterian).2 
Note* May 1909 514 W 122nd St, New York City, New York, Mentioned in relative's probate file3 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 Census.
  2. [S157] Ancestory.com, online http://search.ancestory.com, Hamilton College, NY Graduates, 1879.
  3. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Sarah Elizabeth Chester1 (F)
b. 15 January 1847, #5882
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Father   Rev. Charles Huntington Chester b. 14 October 1815, d. before 1880
Mother   Julia Anna Thomas b. 17 April 1817

Birth* 15 January 1847 Schuylerville, Saratoga, NY1 
Event-Misc 1865 Short stories "Faces" (July) and "The Silent" (November) are published in Harper's new monthly magazine.2 
Event-Misc* 1869 Sarah's three-volume "Roly and Poly" series of books aimed at juveniles are published2 
Census1870* 1870 Geneva, Ontario, NY, Sallie's gives occupation as "authoress".2 
Event-Misc between 1871 and 1872 "Swallow Stories" are printed in the Illustrated Christian Weekly.2 
Event-Misc 1873 "Swallow Stories" by Sallie Chester are published.2 
Census1880* 1880 US Census, Geneva, Ontario, NY, Household of George Atwood contains wife Eliza Atwood age 31 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who keeps house, Sarah Chester age 33 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a "boarder" and described as "sister" (of Eliza?), Clara Chester age 25 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) described as "sister" (one assumes sister of Eliza Atwood), and Patten Chester age 23 b. NY (father b. CT, mother b. CT) who is a student and is described as "brother" (of Eliza?).3 
Eliza Chester
Clara Chester
Porter Lee Chester
George G. Atwood
Beth Atwood
Anna Atwood
Marriage* circa 1885 (__________) Logie 
Note May 1909 Mentioned as deceased in relative's probate file4 

Family   (__________) Logie
Children  1. Christine Logie b. c 1887
  2. Leslie McLaren Logie b. 1893

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S158] Sallie Chester, online http://readseries.com/auth-bc/chester-bio2.htm.
  3. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, 1880 Census.
  4. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

(__________) Logie (M)
#5883

Marriage* circa 1885 Sarah Elizabeth Chester 

Family   Sarah Elizabeth Chester b. 15 January 1847
Children  1. Christine Logie b. c 1887
  2. Leslie McLaren Logie b. 1893

Christine Logie (F)
b. circa 1887, #5884
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Father   (__________) Logie
Mother   Sarah Elizabeth Chester b. 15 January 1847

Birth* circa 1887 1 
Note* May 1909 237 E 18th st, Philadelpha, Pennsylvania, Mentioned in relative's probate file2 

Citations
  1. [S155] Deidre Johnson, "Sallie Chester," e-mail to W.M. Nevins, 12/8/04, Info from 1900 US Census for Chester PA.
  2. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..

Leslie McLaren Logie (F)
b. 1893, #5885
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Father   (__________) Logie
Mother   Sarah Elizabeth Chester b. 15 January 1847

Birth* 1893  
(Witness) Note May 1909 Thomas Chester; Santa Barbara, California, Mentioned in relative's probate file. As per Sallie Chester web site Thomas' niece Leslie McLaren Logie is living in Thomas' household.1,2 
Note* May 1909 Santa Barbara, California, Mentioned in relative's probate file - minor aged 16, her guardian being Thomas Chester1 

Citations
  1. [S51] Unknown author, Probate file of Anna Key Neins (1909) at the NY County Surrogate's Court. Included is an extensive chart of relatives..
  2. [S158] Sallie Chester, online http://readseries.com/auth-bc/chester-bio2.htm.

(__________) Frazer (M)
#5886

Marriage* Ella W Whelen 

(__________) Brown (M)
#5887

Hannah Choate1 (F)
b. 1 April 1739, d. 18 April 1785, #5888
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Father   Francis Choate1 b. 13 September 1701, d. 15 October 1777
Mother   Hannah Perkins1 b. 4 April 1708, d. 2 October 1778

Birth* 1 April 1739 Chebacco, Ipswich, Essex, MA, age 45 at death1,2 
Marriage* 10 November 1757 Rufus Lothrop; Chebacco, Ipswich, Essex, MA1,2 
Death* 18 April 1785 Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut 
Burial* Old Norwich Town Cemetery, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut3 

Citations
  1. [S138] New England Genealogy, online http://newenglandgenealogy/poplaygrouond.com/.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, AFN: 1QFD-HZ4.
  3. [S52] Unknown author, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions - Charles R Hale Collection RG 72:1. Old Norwich Town Cemetery, copied 9 Nov 1934.

Hannah Abell (F)
b. 12 October 1692, #5889
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Father   Caleb Abell1 b. April 1646, d. 17 August 1731
Mother   Margaret Post2 b. 21 February 1653, d. 2 November 1700

Birth* 12 October 1692 Norwich, New London, CT1 
Marriage* 11 January 1748/49 Simon Lothrop (Colonel); This seems an implausible marriage,as former wife Martha Lothrop won't die until 16 Oct 1775.3 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, AFN: G7K4-7G.
  2. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, AFN: C474-RV.
  3. [S59] Unknown author, Letter from Leslie Corn, researcher, e-mail address.

Robert Nevins (M)
#5890
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Reference   Parish Alyth

Father   David Nevins
Mother   Jennet-Jonnet-Janet Snell-Fell

Birth* No birth or baptism found for Robert in the parish where his siblings were baptised1 

Citations
  1. [S61] Unknown author, Letter from Leslie Corn, researcher, e-mail address.

James Nevins (M)
b. 7 April 1715, #5891
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Reference   Parish Alyth

Father   David Nevins
Mother   Jennet-Jonnet-Janet Snell-Fell

Baptism* 7 April 1715 Old Parochial Register, Parish Alyth, County Perth, Scotland, Leslie Corn said: Also located in the same parish, was the baptism of James Nivan, son of David Nivan1 

Citations
  1. [S61] Unknown author, Letter from Leslie Corn, researcher, e-mail address.

Jennet Nevins (F)
b. between 1730 and 1732, d. 28 October 1806, #5892
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Father   Samuel Nevins b. 1657, d. 2 November 1751
Mother   Martha (__________) b. between 1690 and 1700

Name Variation Evans1 
Birth* between 1730 and 1732 Since she died at the age of 74 or 75 years that would place her birth between 1730 and 1732. However, we still don't know enough from this round of research to draw any definite conclusions that Jonnet Collyer was the sister of David Nevins. There is a Jonnet Nevins, who appears as a creditor and then in the final accounting of the estate of David Nevins in 1760, after this Jonnet was already married.2 
Marriage* 1753 Hezekiah Collier; Connecticut, Nevins, Jennet m.Hezekiah Collier ( ) 1753 - pg 443 
Death* 28 October 1806 Leslie Corn said: Jonnet Nevins/Evans, the wife of Hezekiah Collyer, died, per her obituaries, at the age of 74 or 75 years, 28 Oct 1806. 

Family   Hezekiah Collier b. 1731, d. 2 March 1768
Children  1. William Collier b. 1754, d. 21 Dec 1815
  2. Martha Collier b. c 1756
  3. Daniel Collier b. c 1758, d. a 7 Jun 1768
  4. Margaret Collier b. 1759
  5. Catharine Collyer+ b. 24 Nov 1765, d. 1849

Citations
  1. [S65] Unknown author, Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Families and Histories
    Families of Early Hartford, CT Surnames, M-N, page 419
    , see, for example, pg. 400, entry for Hezekiah Collyer.
  2. [S61] Unknown author, Letter from Leslie Corn, researcher, e-mail address.
  3. [S57] Unknown author, Connecticut Church Records - Canterbury First Congregational Church 1711-1821 copied by Mrs J.L. Raymond [this is an index].

Hezekiah Collier (M)
b. 1731, d. 2 March 1768, #5893
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Father   Capt. Hezekiah Collyer1 b. 22 March 1707, d. 15 December 1763
Mother   Hepzibah Wadsworth2 b. 13 September 1712, d. 20 November 1770

Name Variation Hezekiah Collyer 
Name Variation Hezekiah Collyer3 
Birth* 1731 Families of Early Hartford CT researched by R Nevins 18 Jul 2001 
Baptism 26 December 1731 1 Ch Rec, Hartford, Hartford, CT1 
Marriage* 1753 Jennet Nevins; Connecticut, Nevins, Jennet m.Hezekiah Collier ( ) 1753 - pg 444 
Death* 2 March 1768 ae 36 bur Center Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford, CT5 

Family   Jennet Nevins b. between 1730 and 1732, d. 28 October 1806
Children  1. William Collier b. 1754, d. 21 Dec 1815
  2. Martha Collier b. c 1756
  3. Daniel Collier b. c 1758, d. a 7 Jun 1768
  4. Margaret Collier b. 1759
  5. Catharine Collyer+ b. 24 Nov 1765, d. 1849

Citations
  1. [S65] Unknown author, Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Families and Histories
    Families of Early Hartford, CT Surnames, M-N, page 419
    , see pg. 190..
  2. [S65] Unknown author, Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Families and Histories
    Families of Early Hartford, CT Surnames, M-N, page 419
    .
  3. [S65] Unknown author, Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Families and Histories
    Families of Early Hartford, CT Surnames, M-N, page 419
    , See, for example, pg. 400, entry for Hezekiah Merrill.
  4. [S57] Unknown author, Connecticut Church Records - Canterbury First Congregational Church 1711-1821 copied by Mrs J.L. Raymond [this is an index].
  5. [S74] FHL #3337, Hale Collection Hartford Cemetary, 1: see pg 5.

William Campbell (M)
#5894

Marriage* Anna Sampson 

Lilley Macalester (F)
b. 1832, d. 1891, #5898
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Father   Charles Macalester b. 17 February 1798, d. 9 December 1873
Mother   Elizabeth Ann "Eliza" Lytle b. circa 1805, d. before 1850

Birth* 1832 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 18 on 1850 census - unsure if mother is Elizabeth or the second wife Susan... but probably Elizabeth, as she lived until 1835. 
(InHomeOf) Census1850 1850 Charles Macalester; Spencer Ward pg 407 #837-1162, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, McCalister, Charles 40 b.PA, broker with $60,000 land. Also in his household is his mother||
McCalister, Charles 20 b.PA clerk||
McCalister, Lilley 18 b.PA||
McCalister, Anna 60 b.Scotland, living with son|
 
Marriage* circa 1852 M. Berghmans1 
Event-Misc* 1889 Christens the steamboat "Charles Macalester" after her father., Wilmington, Deleware, said to be regent of the "Mount Veron Ladies Association of the Union"2 
Death* 1891 1 

Citations
  1. [S77] LDS FamilySearch, online http://www.familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record.
  2. [S134] Marshall Hall, online http://www.marshallhall.org/history.hmtl.

Catherine Brown (F)
#5899

Birth* of Westerly RI, daughter of Hannah Babcock1 
Marriage* Russell Henry Nevins 

Family   Russell Henry Nevins b. 12 October 1852, d. 21 December 1916
Children  1. Russell Hubbard Nevins b. 26 Feb 1880, d. 14 Jul 1951
  2. Henry Brown Nevins
  3. William Russell Nevins b. 17 Dec 1883
  4. Frank Wells Nevins+
  5. Roger Griswold Nevins+ d. 9 Dec 1970

Citations
  1. [S60] Unknown author, Emails and other correspondance from Joanna Johnson <e-mail address> in spring of 2002. She got her early information from Russell Henry Nevins (David Henry, Henry, Capt David, David the immigrant).

Henrietta Smith (F)
#5900

Birth* daughter of General SMith, US Army 
Marriage* Charles Macalester Campbell 


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