Dwight Clark Image From Page 34 Of Bethany And Its Hills 1905

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Image from page 34 of "Bethany and its hills;" (1905)

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Identifier: bethanyitshills00line Title: Bethany and its hills; Year: 1905 (1900s) Authors: Lines, Eliza Jennette (Marks), Mrs., 1828- [from old catalog] Subjects: Bethany (Conn. : Town) -- Genealogy Bethany (Conn. : Town) -- History Publisher: New Haven, The Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor company Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: d to be nearly a centenarian. From this point can be seen the old residence of RussellChatfield. high up on the road which leads across Lebanon Hillto the cemetery by the Carrington faniL He was a mason by trade, very thorough and efficient. He married Terrell. Children: ^Nlary, married Beri Beecher. She is still active andcheerful. Her ninetieth birthday will occur in May. 1905:Ruth, married Alonzo Warner: Sarah Ann, married GuyBeecher: Pamela, married Samuel Todd of Hamden. and.\manda. married in 1852 Eli H. Wakelee of Ansonia. WakeleeAvenue received its name from the familv. KKTIIAXV AND ITS HILLS. 15 In 1871 the inhaljitants of the west side of the town petitionedthe Legislature for a separation, which included about a thirdof the town. and. although they met with most strenuousobjections, they were successful, and that portion of the townwas christened Beacon Falls. It included prominent men, some large tax payers, SheldonClark. Xoves ^^^hceler, George Osborn, the P)Uckinghams, J Text Appearing After Image: THE TREAT CLARK HOUSE. Andrew T. Ilotchkiss. whose mother was a Buckingham, andIulaski Chatfield. whose son John was a Colonel in the lateCivil war. and died in the service; another son. Henry, marrieda si.ster of iM-anklin Iarrel. the An.sc^nia millionaire. In thatlocality was Adonijah French, and others whom it is impos-sible to name. Mr. Dwight Clark, the noted cattle dealer, hasa fine residence on the extreme west side and nearby was theTerrell homestead, now in ruins. Clark Hotchkiss. Daniel Rus-sell. Fdwin Pardee. Abel Prince. Carringtons and Xettletons.and (.thers. Not being familiar witli that side of the town i6 BKTIIAW AXn ITS TllI.LS must account for the brevity, altlioui^li the records shmv thatthev were very wortliy citizens. After swinging arouml the circle, we arrive at the okl road,once called the shunpike on account of shunnino- the toll oate atSiierr\s farms. The old Haniel Thomas house has disappeareil. and ihe nextwas owned h\ (.harles Tlnnnas ; a short distance no Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.


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