William Harrison Cory

b. 1829, d. 1849
     William Harrison Cory was born in 1829. He was the son of William M. Cory and Elizabeth Maria Roe. William Harrison Cory died in 1849.

Eugene Van Rensselaer Trout

b. 28 June 1871, d. 14 December 1948
     Eugene Van Rensselaer Trout was born on 28 June 1871 at Sac, Sac Co., PA. He was the son of Pvt. Burton William Trout and Etta Emmaline Platt. Eugene Van Rensselaer Trout died on 14 December 1948 at Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 77.

Deacon John Chapin

b. 13 May 1695, d. 3 August 1770
     Deacon John Chapin was born on 13 May 1695 at Mendon, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of Seth Chapin and Bethia Thurston.2 Deacon John Chapin married Dorcas Wood in 1718 at Mendon, Worcester Co., MA.1 Deacon John Chapin died on 3 August 1770 at Mendon, Worcester Co., MA, at age 75.1

Child of Deacon John Chapin and Dorcas Wood


  1. [S676] Gary Boyd Roberts, Presidents 2009 Edition, page 90.
  2. [S676] Gary Boyd Roberts, Presidents 2009 Edition, page 92.

Samuel Griswold1

b. 26 January 1770, d. November 1833
     Samuel Griswold was born on 26 January 1770 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Ozias Griswold and Anna Stanley.2 Samuel Griswold married Eunice Collins.1 Samuel Griswold died in November 1833 at age 63.1

Child of Samuel Griswold and Eunice Collins


  1. [S116] Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, Griswold, page 359, item 291 (494).
  2. [S116] Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, Griswold, page 288, item 97 (135).

Norman Walter Noble

b. 10 October 1930, d. 6 March 2019
     Norman Walter Noble was born on 10 October 1930 at West Suffield, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Elwyn John Noble and Norma Margareg Sponagle. Norman Walter Noble died on 6 March 2019 at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 88.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 8, 2019

Norman Walter Noble, 88, beloved husband of 65 years to Florence (Horanzy) Noble, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 6 at St. Francis Hospital.

Norman was born October 10, 1930 on his family's West Suffield farm to the late Elwyn J. and Norma M. (Sponagle) Noble and resided there all his life. After high school, Norman served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. On returning home, he raised broadleaf tobacco with his father, then son and grandson. He also worked for Roncari Industries, Fleming Trucking, and with his wife Florence, owned and operated Flowers Unlimited in Suffield for many years. Norman – known to family and friends as Needy – was an avid sports fan who followed the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, UConn Women's Basketball and NASCAR. He loved betting on thoroughbreds at Saratoga race track, people-watching while having a drink on the porch of the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, family cookouts under the big maple and black walnut trees on the farm, and his Farmall and John Deere tractors. He will be greatly missed by family and friends who loved him dearly.

In addition to his wife Florence, he is survived by his son Norman Noble, daughter-in-law Cathy, their son Sean – the light of Norman's life; and daughter Nancy, all of West Suffield. He is also survived by four sisters and their spouses: Patricia Noble of West Suffield, Thelma and John Holland of Enfield, Sandra Gnecco of St. Louis, MO, Norma and Richard Noyes of Agawam, MA, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Barbara J. DiStefano; brother, Elwyn J. Noble, Jr; three sisters-in-law, Sylvia Noble, Joan Baker, and Mary Ann Horanzy; and three brothers-in-law, Paul DiStefano, Richard Gnecco, and James Baker. Norman's family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all who cared for him in the last years of his life, especially everyone at DaVita in Bloomfield, and doctors, nurses and staff at St. Francis Hospital. Family and friends may gather Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 2-4 PM at Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. N., (Rt. 159), Suffield, followed by funeral services at 4:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be in West Suffield Cemetery, West Suffield in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Suffield Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 642, Suffield, CT 06078 or Suffield Community Aid, 450 South St., Suffield, CT 06078.

Roxana Ward

b. circa 1745
     Roxana Ward was born circa 1745. She married Eli Foote, son of Daniel Foote and Margaret Parsons, on 11 October 1772 at CT.

Child of Roxana Ward and Eli Foote

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher

b. 14 June 1811, d. 1 July 1896
     Harriet Elizabeth Beecher was born on 14 June 1811 at Litchfield, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher and Roxanna Foote. Harriet Elizabeth Beecher married Rev Calvin Ellis Stowe on 5 January 1836 at Walnut Hills, Hamilton Co., OH. Harriet Elizabeth Beecher died on 1 July 1896 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 85.

Elaine Mary Holcombe1

b. 16 August 1906, d. 11 October 1996
     Elaine Mary Holcombe was born on 16 August 1906 at Powell, Bradford Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Laverne Holcombe and Maude Wooster.1 Elaine Mary Holcombe died on 11 October 1996 at Granville Summit, Bradford Co., PA, at age 90.1 She was buried on 18 October 1996 at Leroy Cemetery, Leroy, Bradford Co., PA.1

Elaine Mary (Holcombe) Phillips, 90, a lifelong resident of Bradford County, died quietly at her Granville Summit home after a long, brave fight with cancer. Born in Powell, August 16, 1906 she was the daughter of Laverne and Maude (Wooster) Holcombe. She was a graduate of Canton High School and studied to become a practical nurse, a profession which she practiced for many years at the Troy Community Hospital. She was married to Tracey Phillips and together they raised two daughters and a foster son. Mrs. Phillips was a member of the Maxwell Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star in Troy. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1971 and a brother Lyle Holcombe. Surviving are daughters, Marcella Freeman, Summerfield, FL and Mary Jenkins Cash of Wellsboro; foster son Donald Newton, Redondo, CA; seven grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral was held at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home October 18 with the Rev. Mary Kisner, Pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Troy officiating. Interment was in LeRoy Cemetery. The family suggests that memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society in Mrs. Phillip's memory. –Canton Independent Sentinel.


  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 25 April 2019), memorial page for Elaine M Holcombe Phillips (16 Aug 1906–11 Oct 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99530964, citing Leroy Cemetery, Leroy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by LDR (contributor 47171969) .