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Solomon Child
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1744
Massachusetts, USA
Death: unknown

He was the 3rd son of Johnthan and Abigail Parker Child. B. Grafton Ma Jan 31 1744. Husband of Martha Rice of Westboro Mass. She died in 1804 and Solomon remarried to Mrs. Sarah Goodell Ward who was the widow of Capt. Josiah Ward

children:
Elijah 1768
Elizabeth 1769
Moses 1772
Aaron 1774
Martha 1777
Solomon Jr 1782
Josiah 1784
Lucy 1787
Sally 1792

m. April 16, 1767. Martha Rice of Westboro, Mass.

Animated by the restless spirit and tireless energy which
makes the best pioneer material, he could not content him to
remain in the Massachusetts colony, then becoming an old
community as it had always been a staid one, but found his
way into the '•Granite State" and settled in the hill country, so thickly wooded, of Henniker. Merrimac Co. The first emigrants to this State were largely from the north of Ireland, transplant-ed Scotch, sent there from Scotland to leaven the Roman Catholicism of the Emerald Isle, failing which, they found swept refuge in the wilds of this mountainous region, whose sceaery and climate were akin to their loved Scotia. In a community thus penetrated with the sincere piety, sterling sense, and physical vigor for which the Scots are eminent, Mr. Child found a congenial home. Mrs. Martha Rice Child d. in Henniker. Aug.20, 1804, aged 56 years. Mr. Solomon Child m. 2d, Mrs. Sarah Goodell Ward of Henniker. widow of Capt. Josiah Ward of that town, and dau. of Nathan and Persis Whitney Goodell of Marlborough. Mass. Mr. S. Child d. Feb. 1826, aged 84 years,leaving quite a family to honor his memory and emulate his
virtues.

Elias Child history.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Child (1696 - 1787)
 
 Children:
  Aaron Childs (1774 - 1845)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Michelle💕
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76402885
 


-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 12, 2011

- Michelle💕
 Added: Sep. 12, 2011
 
 
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