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Re: Burpee Prouty wives & children - revised
Posted by: Patricia Achramowicz (ID *****4076) Date: March 04, 2009 at 13:17:16
In Reply to: Re: Burpee Prouty wives & children by Louise Prouty of 766

Louise: Here is my research document, newly revised:

Burpee Prouty (6 March 1763MA – 1 February 1849 VT)
(son of Richard & Esther (Smith) Prouty of Massachusetts)

Note: Richard Prouty, Sr. – m1.Lydia House, m2.Esther Smith
Richard Prouty, Jr. – m.Susannah White

Lydia (House) Prouty d.5 Sept 1760 Lancaster, MA; Richard Prouty & EstherSmith m.May 6, 1762 Lancaster, MA

(Sources: Revolutionary War pension file, VT probate records, VT, Wisconsin, Ohio, Kansas, etc. census records, family letters, newspaper stories, county histories, published family genealogies)

M1. Amaryllis Tolles, b.14 Jan 1764, d.April 1790 (d/o Capt. Henry Tolles & Hannah Clark)
M2. Avis Marcy, 5 Sept 1769 Union Co., CT, d. abt 1820, Windsor Co., VT, m.1791 VT, (d/o Samuel Marcy, Jr. & Lois Peak)
M3. Martha Ballard, b.1777 Monson, Hampden Co., MA, m.8 May 1827 Sharon, Windsor Co., VT, d.1855 Hartford, Windsor Co., VT (d/o Sherebiah Ballard & Sarah Emerson)

Children by Amaryllis Tolles: (source: Tolles Genealogy, cemetery records)
1. Amasa Prouty (son), b.28 Feb 1790, d.Aug 4, 1804

Children by Avis Marcy: (marriage noted in Marcy Family Genealogy, Proute Genealogy)
1. Ammarillus b.13 Aug 1792 VT, d.a1867 VT, m.Allen “Squire” Ballard
2. Avis b.29 Jan 1794 VT d.1826 VT
3. Lucy b. 6 Dec 1796 VT, 16 Sept 1863 Richland, Wapello Co., IA, m.David Whitcomb - WENT TO OHIO FROM VT THEN IOWA
4. Ira Otis b.21 Feb 1798 VT, d.1833 Malone, Franklin Co., NY Noted in US Army enlistments War of 1812. m.19 Feb 1827 Mary Nixon
5. Marcia b.22 Oct 1801 m1.Sept 1827, d.1881 WI, m1.4 Sept 1827 Sharon, VT, Joshua Hyde, m2.Sewell Keyes WENT TO WISCONSIN (Joshua Hyde d.1 April 1831 Sharon, Windsor Co., VT; Sewell Keyes 1800-1883)
6. Mary Ann b.18 January 1800 Weathersfield, VT., d.30 April 1885, Farmington, Trumbull Co., OH, m.23 Sept 1823 (Sharon/Hartford,) VT, Ira Hatch. Ira Hatch, b.16 Oct 1795, d.2 June 1874. (The birth date of 6 Nov 1802 for a Mary Ann Prouty was likely the same given by researcher as m.Emory Miller, but is wrong Prouty girl; that one was d/o Elijah Prouty of Brattleboro, VT, mentioned in his will) WENT TO OHIO
7. Esther Elizabeth b.6 Nov 1804, d.15 Oct 1882 Cottage Grove, Dane Co. WI, m.1 January 1829 Elryia, Lorain Co., OH, Samuel Guernsey Curtiss – WENT TO OHIO FROM VT THEN WISCONSIN
8. Jaavan, b.August 1805, d.Sept. 7 1809
9. Sophia C. b.1807, d.7 August 1840 Randolph, Orange Co, VT, m.19 Nov 1833 Hartford, Windsor Co. VT, Hiram Parkhurst
10. Lydia Melinda b,12 March 1809, d.after 1880, m.John Riley Jones - WENT TO OHIO
11. Luke, b.4 April 1811

Children by Mrs. Martha Ballard: None
Note: Martha (Ballard) Prouty’s brother Allen Prouty married Ammarillus Prouty, daughter of Burpee Prouty. Martha became her brother’s mother-in-law.

Ammarillus (Prouty) Ballard       (Source: Prouty (Proute) Genealogy
1.       Enos Ballard
2.       Eliza Ann Ballard
3.       Ira Otis Ballard
4.       Lucy Prouty Ballard
5.       Emilar Ballard
6.       Avis Ballard
7.       Sarah Emerson Ballard
8.       Edwin Lebrus Ballard
9.       Ellen Marion Ballard

(Ammarillus mentioned in Ballard-Ballord Bits genealogy book.; Note that child Sarah Emerson Ballad named for her grandmother, Sara (Emerson) Ballard, wife of Sherebiah Ballard.)

Lucy (Prouty) Whitcomb              (Source: Whitcomb Family in America)
1.       Otis Prouty Whitcomb, b.Aug 25, 1818 VT
2.       Harvey D. Whitcomb, b.Dec 25, 1819, d.Sept 21, 1883 IA
3.       Niles David Whitcomb, b.July 23, 1822 OH
4.       Zavan B. Whitcomb, b.Oct 17, 1824 OH, d.May 5, 1849 IL
5.       Frances H. Whitcomb, b.Feb 21, 1828 OH
6.       Lucia A. Whitcomb, b.March 2, 1830 OH, d.April 1896 IA
7.       Julia A. Whitcomb, b.Oct 21, 1831 OH, d.Feb. 1832 OH
8.       Charles C. Whitcomb, b.April 18, 1833 OH
9.       Byron E. Whitcomb, b.Feb 24, 1835
10.       Ellen M. Whitcomb, b.Sept 26, 1838 OH, m. William H. Farmer*

(*Note: Ellen (Whitcomb) Farmer had: Flora M., (m.Frank Bizer); Fred C., Sadie E., Lucy A., Emma W., infant, Nellie H., Willie S.)

Ira Otis Prouty
       Ira Otis Prouty, son of Burpee Prouty, wife Mary Nixon, no children. Mary (Nixon) Prouty d.18 Jan 1831 Middlebury, Addison Co, VT. (An Ira N. Prouty noted in Ohio census records, b.abt 1798 with a wife Mardulla with children Edwin, Cornelia, Mardula A, Milton, Paulina, Warren C. Ira Jr. Per Louise Prouty on genforum, this later Ira Prouty her 3rd great-granduncle. Wife was Mardula Smith.)

Marcia (Prouty) Hyde Keyes       (Source: Hyde Genealogy/Keyes Genealogy)
1.       Sarah Frances Hyde, bc.1830, m.George McElwain*
2.       Julius Hyde Keyes, b. 21 Sept 1840 Randolph, VT, d.26 October 1893 WI.m1. Martha Churchill, m.15 Oct 1873 WI. (Martha Churchill b.1850 Stafford, NY-d,8 July 1922 Rock Centre, NY)
3.       Willis P. Keyes, b.August 22, 1847 Cayhoga Falls, OH, d.November 1908 WI, m.16 Sept 1886 Dodge Co., WI, Ida I. Thomas (Ida b.April 1860)

(Hyde genealogy indicates Marcia and Joshua Hyde had several children, all dead by 1857, except for Frances) Keyes genealogy notes Sewell Keyes had several children by his first wife Nancy Granger. *Note: Sarah (Hyde) McElwain had Emma F., Ella C., Hettie or Hattie M. A Sophia Keyes was living with her in the 1860 OH census.)) Note: Julius Keyes & Martha Churchill had son Donald Keyes, resided Rock Centre, NY in 1922, and Dudley Keyes, Idaho. Note: Willis & Ida Keyes in hh of Julia Ashley (sister of Ida), 1900 Fillmore Co., MN; Ida (widow) in sister’s hh 1910 Mountrail, ND.

Mary Ann (Prouty) Hatch (Source: census records, Louise Prouty/Genforum; Osmer/Burge Famiy Histories)

1.       Martha L. Hatch, b.28 June 1824 Sharon, Windsor, VT, d.3 Aug 1890., m.11 Jan 1849 Stephen Syms
2.       Harlan H. Hatch, b. 3 Oct 1826, Windsor Co., VT
3.       Sophia Mary Hatch, 15 July 1829 VT
4.       Oramel C. Hatch, b.2 Feb 1832
5.       Herman Curtis Hatch, b.14 April 1835 VT, d.1905 Farmington, Trumbull Co., OH, m.1860 Mary A. Stevens
6.       Marcia Melinda Hatch, b.22 Oct 1839, West Farmington, Trumbull Co. OH

Esther Elizabeth (Prouty) Curtiss (Source: Curtiss Genealogy/Guernsey-Garnesy/Starr Genealogy bks)
1.       Ogden Prouty Curtiss b. 2 Aug 1830 OH, d.June 27, 1891 WA, m.Sarah Jane Starr*
2.       Byron Franklin Curtiss, b. 19 Sep 1833, d. 29 Mar 1906,m1. Mary Ann Pruitt, m2.Cecelia
3.       Hellen F. Curtiss, b. 1835, d. 1884, m.John C. Sanders
4.       Charles D. Curtiss, b. 1837, d. before Mar 1865, m. Anna Mae
5.       Martha L. Curtiss, b.1840
6.       Melinda L. Curtiss, b. 1844, d. after 1900, m. John Boyle
7.       Marcia S. Curtiss, b. 1843, d. Nov 1886

(*Note: OP Curtis had Travers Ogden, Maud Isabel, Jessie Adelaide.) Name often found either as Curtis or Curtiss.

Sophia C. (Prouty) Parkhurst       (Source: George Parkhurst Increasings for Nine Generations, Vol. I)
1.       Helen S. Parkhurst, b.1835 VT, m.John H. Hall
2.       Elizabeth Parkhurst , b.1387 OH
3.       Lucian William Parkhurst, b.1839 VT, d.1868 (prob) IL, m.March 23, 1864, Mary Whitehurst Sullivan*

(5 other children by Hiram Parkhurst’s 2nd wife Lois Eliza (Ingraham) Morgan. *Note: Lucian had Anabell (1866-1949) m.Jewell))

Lydia Melinda (Prouty) Jones       (Sources: county histories, newspapers, census)
1.       Samantha (“Mant”) Jones, d.1866, m. 1855, James Monroe Ritchie*
2.       Adelia (“Delia”) S. Jones, b.1834, Francis M. Fordyce
3.       Eugenia A. Jones,d.1906, m. 1869, James Monroe Ritchie*
4.       Caroline (“Carrie”) Mary Jones, b.1839, m.Andrew McElroy
5.       Adelbert P. Jones, b.June 1847, m. Clara E. (last name unknown)

(Note: James Monroe Ritchie was first married 1852 to Tirzah A. Foster who died 1854 (leaving a son, Byron Foster Ritchie), then Samantha Jones, then Eugenia Jones. An Adelbert Jones died 17 Nov 1912 in Stark Co OH. *Samantha had daughter Ada M. (1857-1927); Eugenia had children Carrie E. (m.Dr.Grosh); Maurice A. Ritchie. Adelbert had Fred A., and may have had a daughter Gertie who appears in the census with the family; not certain if this instead a late child of his mother’s.)

Prepared by PJ Achramowicz for Hildegarde Hopkins

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