Sarah Phelps1

b. 7 December 1705
     Sarah Phelps was born on 7 December 1705 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was the daughter of Cornelius Phelps and Sarah Mansfield.1

Citations

  1. [S641] Anderson Brandon and Reed, "Mansfields of the Massachusetts Bay."

George Freeman Strong1

b. 9 March 1882, d. 8 November 1933
     George Freeman Strong was born on 9 March 1882 at CT.1 He was the son of William Strong and Ella L. Stoddard.1 George Freeman Strong died on 8 November 1933 at age 51.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 166.

Anna Marie Bushkovski

b. 25 December 1911, d. 20 March 1992
     Anna Marie Bushkovski was born on 25 December 1911 at Whitewater, Butler Co., KS.1 She married Lowell Preston Kelly, son of George Edward Kelly and Helen Adams, on 26 August 1944 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH. Anna Marie Bushkovski died on 20 March 1992 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, at age 80.1 She was buried at Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro, Dearborn Co., IN.

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 511-20-6479.

Albert R. August1

     Albert R. August married Theona Holcomb Strong, daughter of Clarence Finley Strong and Ethel Mary Holcombe, on 30 May 1941.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 167.

Ruth Bissell

     Ruth Bissell married Philip E. Mosely, son of Arthur Chauncey Mosely and Eliza Rust, on 3 April 1939.

Philip E. Mosely

b. 21 September 1905, d. 13 January 1972
     Philip E. Mosely was born on 21 September 1905 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA. He was the son of Arthur Chauncey Mosely and Eliza Rust. Philip E. Mosely married Ruth Bissell on 3 April 1939. Philip E. Mosely died on 13 January 1972 at New York City, NY, at age 66.

From the Washington Post, 15 January 1972, by Michael Hodge:

Dr. Philip E. Mosely, who was responsible for the planning of post-World War II settlements and who was one of the country’s leading experts in the Soviet Union, died Thursday at his home in New York City.

A founder and former director of the Russian Institute at Columbia University, Dr. Mosely spend most of his career as an academician, frequently doing historical, political and social research in Russia.

At the time of his death, he was director of the European Institute at Columbia, Adlai Stevenson professor of International relations at Columbia and associate dean of the faculty of International affairs in charge of research.

After receiving undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Harvard, Dr. Mosely did research in Moscow and in the Balkans and taught at Union College and Princeton and Cornell universities before starting his service with the State Department in 1942.

He served as an adviser to Secretary of State Cordell Hull at the Moscow Conference in 1943 and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the European Advisory Commission in London and the Potsdam Conference in the next two years.

As an adviser to Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, he took part in the Council of foreign Ministers meetings in London and in Paris in 1945 and 1946 and was also the U.S. representative on the commission for the investigation of the Yugoslav-Balkan boundary in 1946.

That same year he founded the Russian Institute at Columbia and was a professor of international relations there, serving as the institute director from 1951 to 1955. He left to become director of studies fo the Council on foreign Relations in New York. He returned to Columbia in 1963.

For nearly two years, starting in 1968, Dr. Mosely was chairman of the research council at the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and International Studies.

He was the author of several books including “Russian diplomacy and the Opening of the Eastern Question in 1838 and 1839,” and “The Kremlin and World Politics.” He was the editor of “The Soviet Union, 1922-1962” and “A Foreign Affairs Reader.”

Dr. Mosely received honorary doctorates from the University of Notre Dame, Union college and Middlebury College.

He was a trustee of the Rand Corp., and of the Foreign Policy Association and a member of the foreign affairs committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. and of the Social Science Advisory Board of the U.S. arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two daughters, Mrs. John Lesch, of Princeton, and Mrs. Philip T. Jackson, of Oberlin, Ohio; a brother, a sister and a grandchild.

John R. Mosely1

b. December 1899
     John R. Mosely was born in December 1899 at MA.1 He was the son of Arthur Chauncey Mosely and Eliza Rust.1

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Edith Holcombe1

b. 28 December 1899, d. 16 February 1989
     Edith Holcombe was born on 28 December 1899 at CT.1 She was the daughter of CT Holcombe.1 Edith Holcombe married Albert Charles Fellows on 23 January 1917.2 Edith Holcombe died on 16 February 1989 at Norwich, New London Co., CT, at age 89.1

Children of Edith Holcombe and Albert Charles Fellows

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 042-32-8922.
  2. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 100.
  3. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 101.

Raymond C. Messenger1

b. 5 March 1890, d. 26 April 1970
     Raymond C. Messenger was born on 5 March 1890 at CT.1 He was the son of Edward Messenger and Anna Shaw.2 Raymond C. Messenger married Gladys Lane, daughter of Richard Lane and Grace King Jennings, on 20 May 1922.1 Raymond C. Messenger died on 26 April 1970 at Rockville, Tolland Co., CT, at age 80.1

Children of Raymond C. Messenger and Gladys Lane

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 77.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Edward Messenger1

b. August 1865
     Edward Messenger was born in August 1865 at CT.1 He married Anna Shaw circa 1888.1

Child of Edward Messenger and Anna Shaw

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Martha Fellows1

b. 1919
     Martha Fellows was born in 1919 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Albert Charles Fellows and Edith Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 100.

Harold Amos Messenger1

b. 28 August 1923, d. 26 October 1942
     Harold Amos Messenger was born on 28 August 1923 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Raymond C. Messenger and Gladys Lane.1 Harold Amos Messenger died on 26 October 1942 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 19; in a car accident.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 77.

Arlene Louise Fellows1

b. 24 January 1924
     Arlene Louise Fellows was born on 24 January 1924 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Albert Charles Fellows and Edith Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 101.

Alvin Lewis Messenger1

b. 7 September 1925, d. 30 March 2006
     Alvin Lewis Messenger was born on 7 September 1925 at CT.1,2 He was the son of Raymond C. Messenger and Gladys Lane.1 Alvin Lewis Messenger died on 30 March 2006 at West Suffield, Hartford Co., CT, at age 80.1,2

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 77.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 041-22-7980.

Bernice Fellows1

b. 30 July 1927, d. 11 January 1988
     Bernice Fellows was born on 30 July 1927 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Albert Charles Fellows and Edith Holcombe.1 Bernice Fellows died on 11 January 1988 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 60.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 101.

William Fredrick Holcombe1

b. 19 February 1925, d. 28 January 1984
     William Fredrick Holcombe was born on 19 February 1925 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.1,2,3 He was the son of Harold Frederick Holcombe and Ella Maria Passaur.1 William Fredrick Holcombe died on 28 January 1984 at Port Orange, Volusia Co., FL, at age 58.2

When William filled out an application for a social security card on 10 July 1941, he was 16 and working at the Canton Spring Co., in Canton. He listed his birth in Simsbury on February 19, 1925 and his parents "Harld" and Helen Maria Passaur Holcombe, with "Helen" struck through.

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 274.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 047-12-8318.
  3. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SS-5 047-12-8318.

Frances Ada Clark

     Frances Ada Clark was the daughter of Dr. Asaph M. Clark and Rebecca Mason Nichols. Frances Ada Clark married John A. Green.

Jennette E. (?)1

b. October 1877
     Jennette E. (?) was born in October 1877 at CT.1 She married Anson Holcombe, son of Martin Philander Holcombe and Abigail Blood, circa 1894.1

Children of Jennette E. (?) and Anson Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S363] 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Grace Holcombe1

b. circa 1903
     Grace Holcombe was born circa 1903 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Anson Holcombe and Jennette E. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S363] 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Hiram Griswold1

b. 5 July 1807, d. 11 October 1881
     Hiram Griswold was born on 5 July 1807 at Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT.1 He was the son of Roswell Griswold and Lucretia Wheadon.1 Hiram Griswold married Eleanor Gordon in 1832. Hiram Griswold married Mary J. Chisholm circa 1878. Hiram Griswold died on 11 October 1881 at Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS, at age 74.

Hiram was a laywer who lived in Cleveland and Canton, Stark, Ohio then Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas. He served in the Ohio Senate. 2 He was the defense attorney for John Brown the abolitionist, having been asked to volunteer for the task by Judge Daniel R. Tilden of Cleveland.

Hiram and Ellen were enumerated in the 1850 Canton, Stark Co., OH, federal census. He was a lawyer, age 42, she was 42. Children in the household were Margaritta 20, and Hellen Nicholson 14.

Hiram and Eleanor were enumerated in the 1860 Newburgh Heights, Cuyahoga Co., OH, federal census. He was a lawyer, age 53, she was 50. There were no children in the household.

Hiram and Elenor were enumerated in the 1870 Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS, federal census. He was a lawyer, age 63, she was 60. There were no children in the household.

Hiram and Mary were enumerated in the 1880 Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS, federal census. He was a lawyer, age 73, she was 44. There were no children in the household.

Citations

  1. [S377] Coralee Griswold Griswold 6 & 7 Vol 1, page 55.
  2. [S377] Coralee Griswold Griswold 6 & 7 Vol 1.

Marjorie Elaine Holcombe1

b. 20 February 1929, d. 19 October 2003
     Marjorie Elaine Holcombe was born on 20 February 1929 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Ruben L. Holcombe and Ellizabeth C. Lee.1 Marjorie Elaine Holcombe married Harold P. Rutherford.2 Marjorie Elaine Holcombe died on 19 October 2003 at age 74.1

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 238.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 025-14-4909.

David Thomas1

b. 1784, d. 17 August 1826
     David Thomas was born in 1784 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. He married Mary Holcombe, daughter of Lt. Benjah Philo Holcombe and Mary Case, in 1807 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.1 David Thomas died on 17 August 1826 at Delaware Co., OH. He was buried at Thomas Graveyard, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH.

from Biograpohical Sketches of Liberty Township:

David Thomas, was a native of Connecticut and made a trip to this country to purchase land in 1801, and walked the entire distance, and with gun in hand killed game, upon which he subsisted ; on his arrival here, bought 100 acres on what was known as Col. Kilborne's section, and while here assisted in building the first mill that was erected in Franklin Co; he returned to Connecticut as he came-on foot. Shortly after married Mary Holcomb, now living and one of the oldest persons in this part of the county, she being in her 93d year, and resides with her daughter. After their marriage, he returned to this county in 1806 and built him a log cabin on the land he had purchased; Columbus and Delaware were then unknown ; hunting at that time was their principal pastime and by it they furnished subsisted ; on his arrival here, bought 100 acres on what was known as Col. Kilborne's section, and while here assisted in building the first mill that was erected in Franklin Co; he returned to Connecticut as he came-on foot. Shortly after married Mary Holcomb, now living and one of the oldest persons in this part of the county, she being in her 93d year, and resides with her daughter. After their marriage, he returned to this county in 1806 and built him a log cabin on the land he had purchased; Columbus and Delaware were then unknown ; hunting at that time was their principal pastime and by it they furnished their tables with quantities of the best of meat.

Children of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S418] Ruth Cost Duncan, John Case 2nd Edition, page 22.

Lucas Thomas

b. circa May 1808, d. 17 June 1851
     Lucas Thomas was born circa May 1808. He was the son of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. Lucas Thomas died on 17 June 1851. He was buried at Thomas Graveyard, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH.

Sherman Thomas

b. circa 1810, d. 28 March 1830
     Sherman Thomas was born circa 1810. He was the son of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. Sherman Thomas died on 28 March 1830. He was buried at Thomas Graveyard, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH.

Ellizabeth C. Lee1

b. 2 September 1905, d. September 1970
     Ellizabeth C. Lee was born on 2 September 1905 at MA.1 She married Ruben L. Holcombe, son of Anson Holcombe and Jennette E. (?).1 Ellizabeth C. Lee died in September 1970.1

Children of Ellizabeth C. Lee and Ruben L. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 238.

Solomon Thomas

b. circa December 1810, d. 11 December 1853
     Solomon Thomas was born circa December 1810. He was the son of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. Solomon Thomas died on 11 December 1853. He was buried at Thomas Graveyard, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH.

Philo Thomas

b. 23 May 1820
     Philo Thomas was born on 23 May 1820 at Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He was the son of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. Philo Thomas married Ann Lowry on 10 April 1845.

Children of Philo Thomas and Ann Lowry

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

Mary A. Thomas

b. circa 1847
     Mary A. Thomas was born circa 1847 at OH.1 She was the daughter of Philo Thomas and Ann Lowry.

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

Eliza Rust

b. July 1865
     Eliza Rust was born in July 1865 at MA.1 She married Arthur Chauncey Mosely, son of John Mather Mosely and Julia Ann Holcombe, circa 1897.1

Children of Eliza Rust and Arthur Chauncey Mosely

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Andrew B. Thomas1

b. circa 1846
     Andrew B. Thomas was born circa 1846 at OH.1 He was the son of Philo Thomas and Ann Lowry.1

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

John Thomas

b. circa 1815, d. 14 June 1858
     John Thomas was born circa 1815 at OH. He was the son of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. John Thomas married Cordelia Holcombe circa 1850. John Thomas died on 14 June 1858.

Jane Thomas

b. circa 1824, d. 13 September 1837
     Jane Thomas was born circa 1824. She was the daughter of David Thomas and Mary Holcombe. Jane Thomas died on 13 September 1837. She was buried at Thomas Graveyard, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH.

Thomas Case

     Thomas Case married Lavina Thomas, daughter of John Thomas and Cordelia Holcombe.