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north on his other land, its assessed value being $210. His sixty-eight acres of land adjoining north and east on land of David Burling, with barn, was valued at $884.

Nehemiah Steere died November 26, 1822, aged 57 years, 7 months, and 9 days. His wife Rachel died March 8, 1852, aged 85 years, 6 months, and 2 days. His family is buried in the ancient cemetery near the reservoir between Greenville and Harmony, where lie the mortal remains of several generations.

Children:

195 I. Rhoda, b. April 21, 1788; m. Asahel Paine.

196 II. Drusilla, b. September 22, 1789 ; unmarried; d, March 14, 1873, in her 84th year.

197 III. Adah, b. December 7, 1791; »/., December 29, 1816, Appleby Smith, son of Charles

Smith of Smithfield. He d. September 11, 1850 ; she d. September 8, 1872.

198 IV. Ira, b. December 22, 1793; d. September 6, 1795, ce. I year and 8 months.

199 V. Infant, /'. December 3, 1795; d. December 13, 1795.

200 VI. Martha, b. February 10, 1797; d. December 9, 1797.

201 VII. Harris, b. June 24, 1799 ; m. Adah Tucker. He d. August 30, 1861, ce. 62 ; she d.

March 22, 1866, ce. 60, f.

202 VIII. Lydia, b. November 15, 1802 ; d. January 5, 1874, ce. 71 years, 1 month, and 20 days.

203 IX. Nicholas, b. January 4, 1804; went west and probably married there. He d. 1868.

204 X. Olney B., b. November 27, 1806 ; m. Julia A. Patterson of Scituate, and lived in South

Scituate, s. p. He died in 1862. His will was dated June 4, 1862, and was probated November 8, 1862. His inventory amounted to $10,333.28. He gave all his property to his wife. She made her will September 6, 1868, giving the bulk of her property to her brothers Horace S. and Flavel Patterson. Her will was probated September 10, 1870.

205 XI. Henry F., b. September 10, 1811 ; m. Elsie W. Smith, dau. of Martin Smith of Scit

uate. He lived in Glocester. He d. 1856. His widow married John Randall of Scituate,/.

73.

Reuben Steere, son of Jeremiah Steere (28), grandson of Samuel (1o), was born in Glocester. He married Phebe Wright.

Children:

206 I. Thankful, d. unmarried.

207 II. Ziba, d. unmarried.

80.

Jeremiah Steere, son of Jeremiah Steere (28), grandson of Samuel (10), was born November 29, 1766, and married Phebe Potter, who was born February 1, 1769. He lived in Glocester. He died July 21, 1846.

Children:

208 I. Selinda, J. November 29, 1790 ; m. Peter Tinkham.

209 II. Asenath, b. October 2, 1792 ; m. Cyrus Sayles.

210 III. Enos, b. November 16, 1794; m. Betsey Whittaker, /.

211 IV. Elizabeth, b. April 19, 1797; m. Jencks Briggs.

212 V. Phebe, b. September 11, 1800; m. James Irons.

213 VI. Mary, b. March 16, 1802 ; m. Eddy Evans.

214 VII. Jeremiah, b. October 22, 1804; m. Ann Burrill, /.

215 VIII. Potter, b. May 7, 1807 ; m. Betsey Esten, f.

216 IX. Miranda, b. November 19, 1810 ; m. Sarah A. Trask, f.

81.

Jesse Steere, son of Jeremiah Steere (28), grandson of Samuel (1o), was born in Glocester, October 29, 1772. He married Barbara Tourtellot, who was born April 14, 1774. They lived in Glocester.

Children:

217 I. Seril, b. May 21, 1797; m. Esther Wheeler; d. July 18, 1883,/.

218 II. William T., J. February 9, 1799; in., December 2, 1824, Huldah Irons; d. February

6, 1884, / .

219 III. Ora F., b. July 27, 1802 ; ///., 1st, August 1, 1822, Matilda Day of Smilhfield; 2d, Sarah

Hawkins, f.

220 IV. Hannah, b. February 23, 1804; d. January n, 1868.

221 V. Whiteman, /'. November 21, 1806 ; m. Lucy Stanfield ; d. March 5, 1848,7".

222 VI. Ira W., b. September 11, 1809; m., March 10, 1830, Ada M. Olney, /.

223 VII. Jesse T.,/'. April 12, 1812 ; d. December 1, 1814.

224 VIII. George, b. June 27, 1818; d. August 26, 1837.

225 IX. Albert E., /'. October 15, 1822 ; d. September 2, 1868.

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Asahel Steere, son of Jeremiah Steere (28), grandson of Samuel (10), was born March 4, 1774. He married Olive Horton, who was born April 19, 1774, and lived near the old "Sweet" place in Glocester. He died in 1856.

Children:

226 I. Ruth, b. October 27, 1795 ; d. unmarried.

227 II. Lee.. b. October 25, 1797; m. Saunders, f.

228 Ill. Bennett, b. March 31, 1799; m. Louisiana Tourtellot, /.

229 IV. Mahala, b. October 7, 1800; m. Ozial Lapham and went to Ohio.

230 V. Jemima Lee, b. July 15, 1802; d. unmarried.

251 VI. Sally, b. September 15, 1804; m. Solomon Sweet.

Children: Ellen Elizabeth and Solomon S. 232 VII. Asahel, b. May 7, 1806; m. Maria P. Latham, / .

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