Preble Genealogy


Descendants of Moses Everleth

Betsey Preble, Daughter of John of Machias; b. at New Gloucester June 3, 1801; m. June 5, 1831, Moses Eveleth (who was born at New Gloucester 1790 and died there Sept. 13, 1849); she died, Brockton, Mass., Aug. 11, 1886, buried in the Preble family lot at New Gloucester, Me.; had three children.

Descendants of Moses Eveleth

  • Charles Preble Eveleth; b. Feb. 8, 1834; d. Apr. 28, 1835.

  • Helen Eveleth; b. in New Gloucester, Mar. 20, 1837; m. Augustus T. Jones, of North Bridgewater (now Brockton), Dec. 2, 1860; d. in Brockton, May 9, 1875; had two children:

    • Bertha Eveleth Jones; b. Sept. 7, 1866; m. June 13, 1894, at Brockton, Edward Dwight Blodgett of Cortland, N. Y., newspaper editor who died at Cortland, July 3, 1926; has two children:

      • Eleanor Dickinson Blodgett b. at Cortland, Aug. 18, 1896.

      • Edward Eveleth Blodgett, b. at Cortland, July 24, 1903. Residence in 1929, 10 Reynolds avenue, Cortland, N. Y. Eleanor received her B.A. degree from Wellesley College in 1919 and her master's degree in 1928 from New York University, where she is now instructor in English. The son Edward is connected with the Glen Falls (N. Y.) Post Star.

    • Elizabeth Lee Jones; b. Sept. 25, 1868; m. June 9, 1897, John Howard Field, of Brockton; has three children:

      • Helen Eveleth Field b. at Brockton March 19, 1900; m. Howard Ladd Taylor, June 18, 1924; and lives in Brockton, has:

        • Philip Taylor.

        • Barbara Lee Taylor, b. March 19, 1929.

      • John Howard Field, Jr.; b. at Brockton, May 17, 1903, m. Clara Nye Smith, Oct. 6, 1928, and lives in Springfield, Mass.

      • Elizabeth Field, b. at Brockton, Nov. 12, 1907; m. Duryea Elwell Elmendorf, May 31, 1927, and lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Parents' address, 77 Broadway, Bangor, Me.

  • Moses Edwin Eveleth; b. July, 1845; d. in New Gloucester, Apr. 22, 1862, from disease contracted in the Civil War, at the age of 16 years, 10 months.



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