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Ruth, dau. of Jotham Adams, who was b. Aug. 19, 1811, and d. Jan. 29, 1856; m. (2) Oct. 3, 1867, Lucy G. Dodge, b. Burnham, Me. Mch. 25, 1832; resided in Medway; one child by second wife.
iv. ZILLAH, b. Mch. 12, 1764; d. Oct. 12, 1783.
v. DAVID, b. Dec. 30, 1765; d. Sept. 25, 1783.

23. Eli 4 PARTRIDGE (Benoni, 8 John, 2 John 1) was born in West Medway, June 3, 1729. Me married Rachel, born March 30, 1732, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary Sheffield, of Sherborn. He settled in Holliston about 1751 or 1752, but soon removed to Milford [1]Ballou’s Hist, of Milford. In 1754 he purchased a place in Mendon, and removed there. He was in the Colonial service in 1745 [2]Mass. Archives. In 1761 he sold his right to a 60-acre lot of land in the township of New Boston, Cumberland Co. (Maine), which was to be drawn for him by the proprietors of said township [3]Cumberland Co. Deeds, vol. i., p. 154. In 1776 he sold his Mendon property, and removed with his family to Chesterfield, N. H. [4]Randall’s History of Chesterfield. He died in Littleton, N. H., after 1800. His oldest child was born in Holliston; the next ten in Mendon. The statement by Randall that he had a son Adam may be on authority of tradition.


i. SHEFFIELD, 6 b. Nov. 2, 1752; was in Revolutionary service from Mendon (Mass. Archives). He is said to have removed to Ohio after 1800. [5]Letter, dated Nov. 24,1875, from his nephew, Benjamin F. Partridge of DePeyster, N. Y.
ii. JOSEPH, b. June 30, 1754; m. Nov. 15, 1778, Sarah, b. in Milford, Oct. 8, 1759, dau. of Capt. Samuel and Eunice (Corbett) Warren. He was in Revolutionary service, from Milford [6]Mass. Archives. They resided in Milford until 1781, when they removed to Chesterfield, N. H., where they afterwards lived [7]Randall’s Hist, of Chesterfield. He d. in 1817; and she d. in 1849. Children: 1. Caroline, 6 b. May 30, 1779; d. Sept. 15, 1787. 2. Maria, b. Mch. 18, 1781; m. Alexander Albee; resided in Littleton, N. H.; children. 3. John Warren, b. Dec. 16, 1782; d. Feb. 7, 1865; m. Mch. 4, 1807, Mary, b. Westmoreland, N. H., Jan. 24, 1788, d. Nov. 23, 1869, dau. of Abiather and Mary Lincoln; settled in Peacham, Vt., soon after marriage, removing in 1811 to Burlington, Vt., where they afterwards lived; six children. 1. Mehetabel, b. Dec. 20, 1784; m. Calvin, son of Samuel and Sarah Gilson, of Chesterfield, N. H.; d. in 1857. 5. Joseph, b. Jan. 28, 1787; d. Sept. 29, 1873; m. in 1811, Catharine, b. Aug. 2, 1791, dau. of Capt. Simon and Mary Willard, of Chesterfield, who d. Feb. 3, 1865; resided & number of years in Peacham, Vt., then removed to Osceola, Stark Co., Ill., where they thereafter resided; six children. 6. Lyman, b. July 21, 1780; d. May 28, 1852; m. July 5, 1818, Theodosia Wood of Westmoreland, N. H., who was b. in 1794, and d. Jan. 25, 1866; resided in Peacham, Vt.; eight children. 7. Winslow, b. July 1,1791; m. Lavernia Wood, of Westmoreland, N. H., sister of Lyman’s wife; was a well-to-do manufacturer, of Watertown, N. Y., where he lived; children, but male line extinct. 8. Sarah, b. May 4, 1793; d. July 12, 1798. 9. Abel, b. May 17, 1795; m. Sylvia, resided in Highgate, Vt. 10. Ora, b. June 4, 1708; m. Betsey, dau. of Levi Ware of Westmoreland, N. H.; went to Covington, N. Y. 11. Samuel J., b. Nov. 22, 1800; d. Apr. 30, 1884; m. Oct. 25, 1827, Lucretia, b. Nov. 9, 1801, clan, of Ziba and Nancy (Babbitt) Albee; married in Chesterfield, N. H.: three children.
iii. ELI, b. Dec. 30, 1756; d. Nov. 3, 1792; was in Revolutionary service from Mendon [8]Mass. Archives, and from Chesterfield, N. H.


1 Ballou’s Hist, of Milford
2 Mass. Archives
3 Cumberland Co. Deeds, vol. i., p. 154
4 Randall’s History of Chesterfield.
5 Letter, dated Nov. 24,1875, from his nephew, Benjamin F. Partridge of DePeyster, N. Y.
6 Mass. Archives
7 Randall’s Hist, of Chesterfield
8 Mass. Archives