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Lydia ORVIS & Russell ROSE Family 
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Lydia ORVIS & Russell ROSE of Sullivan Township

1. Russell1 Rose, son of Daniel Rose III and Achsah Ball, (#6180) was born in Connecticut 11 JUN 1753. Russell died 1 JUN 1830 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 76. His body was interred JUN 1830 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

He married twice. He married Phoebe OrvisBEF 1785. (Phoebe Orvis is #6189.) Phoebe was born 21 MAR 1753 in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut. Phoebe was the daughter of Eleazar Orvis and Hannah North. Phoebe died NOV 1786 in Connecticut, at age 33. He married LydiaOrvis MAR 1788. (Lydia Orvis reference State Road) (Lydia Orvis is #6181.) Lydia was born 20 MAR 1764 in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut. Lydia was the daughter of Eleazar Orvis and Hannah North. Lydia died 3 JUN 1857 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 93. Her body was interred JUN 1857 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

Russell was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. see 1897 History p. 558 and 1087. First settled in Northeast corner of (what is now) Ward Township and then moved to Sullivan. See Rhoda Ladd's A Revolutionary Heritage p 161 ... Birthplaces of Children indicate migration from Connecticut to Vermont and back to Connecticut prior to move to Pennsylvania. From the 1897 Tioga County History: Russel ROSE and Lydia ORVIS were among the first settlers in what is now Ward Township (It was Sullivan earlier). Little is known of his early life, but at the age of 23 he enlisted in the Continental army and served throughout the struggle for liberty. While in camp at Valley Forge he was promoted to serve as an aide on Washington's staff, and did good and efficient service. After the war,he returned to Connecticut, where he married Phoebe ORVIS who bore two children, Achsah and Phoebe. ...After her death he married Phoebe's sister, Lydia ORVIS who bore eight children. Russell and Lydia brought their family from Connecticut in 1807, and located in the midst of an unbroken forest, in what is now Ward Township, but soon afterward moved to Sullivan Township and settled on the State Road. With the assistance of their children, they rapidly cleared off quite a snug little farm, and at his death, June 1, 1830, he was one of the best known men in the county. In politics he was originally a Federalist, and afterwards cast his fortunes with the Whig party. Both he and his wife were members of the Baptist church (they were among the founders of the church at Troy, PA). She survived her husband over a quarter of a century, dying June 3, 1857. It is stated of Mr. ROSE that during President Monroe's administration, he went afoot to Washington D.C., to see why his pension had been withheld from him. On his arrival the officer in charge said he could not attend to his case until the following day, but Mr. Rose threatening to go to the President direct, he promptly rectified the matter, and the old veteran returned home as he had gone, arriving there none the worse for his long tramp.

Russell Rose and Phoebe Orvis had the following children:

2 i. Achsah2 Rose (#6816) was born in Connecticut 20 DEC 1785. Achsah died MAY 1880 in Marion County, Iowa, at age 94. She married Simeon King 13 OCT 1813 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. (Simeon King is #7892.) Simeon was born 14 JUN 1757 in Montague, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Simeon was the son of Simeon King and Experience Richardson. He married Sarah Paine 8 AUG 1780 in Ashfield,Franklin,Mass.. Simeon died 23 JUN 1844 in Springfield Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, at age 87. His body was interred JUN 1844 in King Hill Cemetery, Sullivan Town, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Simeon was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Simeon was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Springfield Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Simeon was in Springfield with daughter Fidelia this year and her husband. Bradford County History page 299. Heverley, Pioneers and Patriots of Bradford County page 358 of Vol 1. and p, 267 & 440 of Vol 2. Rhoda Ladd page 101 of Tioga County Revolutionary Soldiers See also King in Heverley vol.2, p. 253. for possible connection. Clara Sue KING is source of Simeon's ancestry and then further information in LDS Ancestral File. Simeon was in the Revolutionary War. He was a private in the company of Samuel Bartlett under Col. James Wesson where he served two years with the Massachusetts troops. He re-enlisted in Aug. 1780 and served another two years in Col Henry Jackson's Massachusetts regiment. He was present in the battles of Stillwater and Monmouth. He removed to Tioga County prior to 1819 and then to Springfield in Bradford County where he lived until his death. He had a pension which Achsah continued to collect after his death.

3 ii. Phoebe Rose (#6817) was born in Connecticut about 1786. Phoebe died about 1807 at age unknown.

Russell Rose and Lydia Orvis had the following children: 4 iii. Daniel Rose V (#6177) was born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut 16 MAY 1789. Daniel died 4 FEB 1852 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 62. His body was interred FEB 1852 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He married Sally Elliott SEP 1814. (Sally Elliott is #6178.) Satie was born 1792 in Maine. Satie was the daughter of Nathaniel Elliott* and Nancy Armstrong*. Satie died 26 AUG 1870 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 78. Her body was interred AUG 1870 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sally taught the first school opened in Richmond township. See 1897 History Page 1088 and Newspaper cutting.

Daniel registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sally and Daniel had six children in their household this year.

Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sally and Daniel had two males 10-15 and two females and one male 15-20, one male 20-30 in their household. Their son, James lived next door with his wife.

In the Census of 1850, Daniel was listed as a head of household in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

5 iv. Sophronia Rose (#6818) was born in Poultney, Rutland County, Vermont 30 OCT 1789. Individual flags: Photograph; Newspaper. Sophronia died 19 MAR 1881 in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 91. Her body was interred MAR 1881 in Watson Cemetery,Roseville, Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. She married three times. She married John Watson ABT 1811 in Burlington, Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. (John Watson is #7732.) John was born 1787 in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut. John was the son of John Watson and Huldah Fox. John died SEP 1825 in Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio, at age 38. John registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. She married Thomas Rexford AFT 1830. (Thomas Rexford is #7753.) Thomas was the son of Thomas Rexford and Silve Everett *. Thomas died 1838 at age unknown. See esteate probate of father whichi is also dated 1838. It may belong to this individual instead.

Thomas registered to pay taxes 1812 in Columbia Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Bradford County was formed 1812-13. This list from Heverly, Vol 2, p, 199-200 includes the first taxables. The earliest version of Columbia township included parts of the later Troy township.

Thomas registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

He made a will 19 NOV 1838 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Adm. Thomas Rexford, Bail Henry Bailey, Roswell Bailey Thomas apparently had a first wife before Sophronia who was mother of Thomas Everett REXFORD.

She married David Crippen 1844. (David Crippen is #7731.) David was born MAY 1785 in Alford Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. David was the son of Roswell Crippen and Sarah Griffis. He married Elizabeth Worden BEF 1804. David died 3 APR 1858 in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 72. His body was interred APR 1858 in Crippen Cemetery, Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. David was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census in Rockland, Sullivan County, New York. Elizabeth and David were next door to her parents in this census.

He migrated from Rockland,Sullivan County NY to Tioga County, PA 1814. Elizabeth and David followed her sister Annis and her husband, Jesse Smith, to the area that later became Sullivan Township, Tioga County and then still later became Rutland Township, Tioga County PA. They already had a large family of small children who accompanied them.

David registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

David was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. David registered to pay taxes 1829 in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Rutland Township was formed From Jackson and Sullivan in 1828. William Howland, William Rose and Ezra Wood performed the first tax assessment.

David was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. In the Census of 1850, David was listed as a head of household in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Youngest sons, John and Charles were in the household with David and Sophronia this year.

David had his will probated 19 MAY 1858 in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Widow, S. Crippen; Adm. George P. Crippen, Daniel Crippen, Hiram Hodges. Bail - Asa Crippen. See also John Crippen page 214 Tioga County 1897 History. Same age but born in different place. See N.Y. Genealogical & Biographical Records. Vol. 88, pg. 161. June 1957 from a letter by David reviewing what genealogy he knew about his family. Says he married Sophronia in the sixtieth year of his life. That being the case, she was fifty five and not likely to have three children after that.. David lists the last three daughters with his wife Elizabeth, not with Sophronia, which is certainly more likely. Based on that, I will move them. David is specific that he had eight sons and seven daughters with Elizabeth. Earlier reference attributing the last three daughters to Sophronia is obviously wrong. David migrated to Rutland Township with his first wife, Elizabeth WORDEN, in 1814. They settled adjacent to Elizabeth's sister, Annis WORDEN, and her husband Jesse SMITH. This is in the area where the Crippen Cemetery remains in its abandoned and uncared for state.

Sophronia was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sophronia lived alone in 1830 aged 30-40. She was next door to her sister Phoebe Rose and her husband WIlliam Luddington. She was listed as Saffrona Watson. This helps date her marriage to Thomas Rexford which apparently had not occurred by the time of the 1830 census. None of her young children were with her at the time of the census.

In the Census of 1850, Sophronia was listed as a head of household in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Youngest sons, John and Charles were in the household with David and Sophronia this year. Sophronia's third husband David Crippen is father to her son in law George Crippen who married her daughter Louisa Watson. Info has her born in Putney, Rutland County Vermont. Putney is in Windham County. Poultney is in Rutland County. I assume the Rutland County is correct because brother Enos is said to have been born in Pultney which is similar to Poultney. Sophronia travelled with her parents and siblings in 1807 from Connecticut to Sullivan Township at age 17. Mansfield ADvertiser 7 Dec 1881: Died Mrs Watson, Roaeville, 92 years, one day last week, mother of Daniel Watson Esq.

6 v. Enos Rose (#6821) was born in Poultney, Rutland County, Vermont 31 MAR 1793. Enos died 1870 in Lake County, Illinois, at age 77. His body was interred 1870 in Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio. He married Betsey Harkness*. (Betsey Harkness* is #10187.) Betsey was born 14 JAN 1797 in New York. Betsey Palmer age 81 lives with Russell Ball Rose in 1880 described as his aunt. This Betsey is his aunt. Perhaps she married a Palmer after Enos' death?

Enos registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

Enos was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Springfield Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Enos was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Lyme Township, Huron County, Ohio. From Robert Rose Family of Wethersfield and Brandford Connecticut and his Descendanta page 211. These children are from Rose Family bible records.

7 vi. Rebekah Rose (#6154) was born in Litchfield, Norfolk Township, Litchfield County, Connecticut 11 OCT 1795. Individual flags: Photograph; Obituary; Newspaper. Rebekah died MAY 1901 in Covington, Covington Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 105. Her body was interred MAY 1901 in Mainesburg Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. She married John Packard 30 JUN 1814 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. (John Packard is #6153.) John was born 15 JAN 1788 in Massachusetts. Dates of this family are from the Bible of Rebeckah ROSE and John PACKARD. John was the son of Nehemiah Rhodes Packard and Mary Moody.

John died 6 MAR 1842 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 54. His body was interred MAR 1842 in Mainesburg Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. John registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

Historical Note: . "In 1828 John Packard erected a tannery in Mainesburg. It was afterwards moved over the hill, north of the village. He conducted it until his death in 1842, when it shut down."

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Rebecca and John's 1830 household included two males under five, two females and one male 5-10, and one female 10-15.

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Rebekah and John had two males and one female under five, one male 5-10, two males 10-15, one male and one female 15-20, and one female 20-30 in their household. From Jordan, Northern Pennsylvania Genealogies: John Packard, a farmer of Sullivan township, Tioga county, Pennsylvania, was born there ( Note: wrong!! JMT ) about the year 1790, where he spent all his life, and died in 1842. He was a soldier of the war of 1812, fighting under Commodore Perry, and assisted in building the fleet that drove the British over into Canada. He married Rebecca Rose, born in Norfolk township, Litchfield county, Connecticut, October I3, 1795; she lived to be one hundred and five years of age, April 30,1900. She was the daughter of Russell Rose, a soldier of the revolutionary war, who was on General Washington's staff at Valley Forge. In the winter of 1807-08, Mr. Rose moved his family to Tioga county, Pennsylvania, the journey being made on sleighs.

As of April 1997, Martha BELL Orkins, Maner THORP, and I may have solved the long standing mystery of the ancestry of John PACKARD.

In the Census of 1850, Rebekah was listed as a head of household in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Rebecca's property is valued at $1000. Harley and Nehemiah are recorded as farmers. Mansfield Advertiser 20th Oct 1886 - Mrs. Rebecca Packard was 92 at Covington twp. last Wednesday- 10 children present: Mrs. P. W. Doud of Mainesburg (age 71); A.G. of Portville NY; D. Packard of Monroeville, Ohio; Mrs. Mary Ingraham, Richmond twp.; Mrs. L.S. Smith, SIlver Creek, Pa; J. H. of Covington twp; N. R. of Mainesburg; Mrs. I. R. Ford, Shippen twp.; and A.F. of Cherry Flats (age 47).

From 1901 newspaper Mrs. Rebekah Packard The art of growing old gracefully is acquired by comparatively few, though it is an art in which the majority of people are anxious to excel. There is an old saw which begins something like this:

" For lengthy life to be desired Many things must be required; Income from rent and taxes clear, At least one thousand pounds a year,"

But such was not the lot of Mrs. Rebeckah Packard. She has never been blessed with an abundance of this world's goods, and during many years she attended to her household duties and reared eleven children. Until recently her life was a busy one; but she possessed good health, a philosophical turn of mind and faced all her trials and difficulties courageously and trod them under her feet, so to speak. She never crossed bridges until she came to them and never worried over matters she could not help. Considering her activity, her bright mind and the preservation of all her faculties at her great age, she was without doubt the most remarkable woman in Pennsylvania. She had lived under every administration of every president since the formation of this government having been born a year and a half before Washington retired from the presidency. She was eleven years of age when Robert Fulton's steamboat made its first trip up the Hudson, and she married six months before General Andrew Jackson won his victory over the British at New Orleans. She was a middle age woman when she read with interest about Fremont's heroic expedition of discovery in the untracked region of the Rocky mountains, California and Oregon, and she was comparatively an old woman when the first railway was built in this country, when Morse constructed his telegraph line and Howe invented his sewing machine. What wonderful strides have been made in human progress in the space of one human life! Rebekah Rose was born at Norwalk, Conn., Oct. 13, 1795. She was the daughter of Russell Rose who was an army officer in the Continental army and one of Washington's staff officers. Her father moved to this county and settled in what is now Sullivan township in 1807, and in Sullivan-Covington townships Mrs. Packard has spent almost all her days. She married John Packard on June 30, 1814, and to them eleven children were born. Her husband died in the spring of 1842. . From Millerton Notes by C.P. Balch . DAR meeting - Mrs Marian Smith will deliver an Eulogy in memory of her late illustrious Ancestor. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution considers a Real Daughter one who was both a Daughter of a Revolutionary Soldier as well as a member of our Society. In Placing this Memorial to Rebekah Rose Packard, A Real Daughter, We members of the Wellsboro Chapter, Members of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, rededicate ourselves to the purposes of our Society and to the Constitution of the United States of America. Rebekah Rose Packard's birthday was celebrated annually for a good many years by a family reunion held at the home of her son Harley with whom she lived. She lived to be over 105 years of age and although so old, she retained her mental faculties wonderfully, her memory reaching back over a century, enabling her to recall incidents of her childhood. The last birthday party was held on her 100th birthday. Seven of her children attended: Mrs. Lydia Smith, Mrs. Mary Lovell, Ashley PAckard, Harley Packard,Mrs. Elmina Ford and Albert Packard. Mrs. Helen Bartoo who lives at Asaph has several treasured heirlooms in her possession among them pictures of Rebekah Rose Packard and one of the hand made quilts which was made for Mrs. Elmina Ford. The descendants of Rebekah Rose Packard are many and now live in many states. She was the daughter of Russell Rose, a Revolutionary Patriot, who served as a private from Massachusetts. She is buried in Mainesburg Cemetery. ...to Tioga County and settled in what is now Ward Township. The journey was made in sleighs. Since that time Mrs. Packard has resided in this county, with the exception of two years during which time she lived in Yates County, N.Y. On June 30, 1814 she married John Packard, who died in 1842 leaving her with six sons and five daughters of whom four sons and two daughters survive her: Mrs. L.P. Smith of Troy aged 81 years; N. R. Packard of Mainesburg aged 80 years; John H. Packard of Mitchell's Creek aged 66 years; Mrs. E. R. Ford of Ansonia aged 64 years; A. F. Packard of Cherry Flats aged 61 years. Ths sons are all veterans of the Civil War. Mrs. Packard leaves thirty two grand children and several descendants of the fourth generation. Until she was seventy years old Mrs. Packard was an indefatigable weaver of cloth and carpets. Since then she has done much fancy needle work and made many quilts. Each of her children and grandchildren have a quilt of her piecing. One of the quilts, which was given to A. H. Packard of Elmira NY contains over one thousand pieces and was made by Mrs. Packard in her 98th year. It was not until a few months ago that Mrs. Packard began to show evidence of her extreme age, up to that time she had been healthy, fairly robust, ate heartily and was able to walk about the house and the yard without aid. Her brain was clear and she was well posted upon the topics of the day. She also made frequent trips on the Tioga Railroad alone. Although her eyesight had become somewhat dimmed and her hearing quite defective, she conversed very intelligently.

Note from JMT: It is often overlooked by biographers who like to credit the men of the family with almost everything, that Rebeckah still had very young children in the household at the time of her husband's death and she ran the farm and raised the children alone for much of her life. At the time of John's death, the oldest of her children were just reaching adulthood and the youngest were barely out of infancy.

8 vii. Lydia Rose (#6822) was born about 1800. She married Robert Bordwell*. (Robert Bordwell* is #10209.)

9 viii. Phoebe Rose (#6823) was born in Hartland, Hartford County, Connecticut 6 APR 1805. Phoebe died 10 JAN 1893 in Painted Post, Steuben County, New York, at age 87. Her body was interred JAN 1893 in Mainesburg Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. She married William Ludington BEF 1830. (William Ludington is #9052.) William was born 1801 in Massachusetts. William was the son of William L. Ludington* and Ruth Ann Minor*. William died 12 APR 1867 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 65. His body was interred APR 1867 in Mainesburg Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. William registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

William was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. William was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. William and his wife were next door to his parents and had one daughter under age 5.

William was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Phoebe and William's household included three males and one female under 5, one male and two females 5-10, and one female 10-15.

In the Census of 1850, William was listed as a head of household in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. William was a farmer with property valued at $2000. The census incorrectly lists his age at 59 instead of 49. Irene is listed also in the household of Joseph & Lucy Robbins.

William was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

"The first election of [Sullivan] township was held in Gray's Valley; subsequent ones at the house of William Luddington and still later they were held at Mainesburg. William Luddington, at whose house the elections were so long held, kept one of the best houses of entertainment in northern Pennsylvania. He was one of those cheerful, big-hearted men whom the traveler delights to find for his host. He was one of the wealthiest men of the township in his day; was virtually the people's banker, and cheerfully loaned to his neighbors without interest." I am not certain if this refers to William or his father, but it seems likely to be this one.

 

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