HISTORY OF MARSHFIELD. 75


William,3 Ebenezer,2 William,1) b. Sept. 7, 1840.   Mar. Annie J. Hunt, 1862.   Reside in Marshfield.   Had: 1, William,9 b. Dec. 1, 1862; 2, Amos,9 b. Mch. 17, 1874, d. May 30, 1899.   Mr. Joseph Sherman was elected representative to General Court for 1905 as a Republican.




TROUANTS.

   Maurice Trouant,1 was the ancestor of the Trouants in this county, and settled in Marshfield about the year 1650.   The record of his children is missing.   His grandchildren were: I. Joseph.3   II. John.3   III. Samuel.3


   Samuel,3 b. June 13, 1742, d. Aug. 28, 1819.   Mar. Rhoda [Clift, June 26, 1766], b. Apr. 19, 1745, d. May 5, 1838.

CHILDREN.

   I. Samuel,4 b. Jan. 25, 1767, d. Aug. 1, 1840.   II. Rhoda,4 b. Aug. 28, 1769, d. Apr. 3, 1843.   III. Church C.,4 b. July 10, 1771, d. Mar. 20, 1855.   IV. Huldah,4 b. Dec. 17, 1775, d. Aug. 20, 1827.


   Church C.,4 (Samuel,3 —,2 Maurice,1) b. July 10, 1771.   Mar. Lucy D. Sampson.   He was a captain, and sailed the seas.   He was a large land owner here.   Trouant's Island being one of his possessions.

CHILDREN.

   I. Capt. Church C.,5 b. Dec. 24, 1801, d. Dec. 10, 1879.   II. Charles S.,5 b. Sept. 2, 1803, d. May 19, 1892.   III. Lucy S., b. May 29, 1806, d. May 17, 1883.   IV. Samuel,5 b. Mch. 27, 1809, d. Nov. 20, 1882.   V. Sarah D.,5 b. May 13, 1814, d. Apr. 19, 1851.   Charles S.,5 was a bachelor, and inherited largely the paternal estate.   He lived on the homestead to the day of his death.

 

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