|Posted By:||Pat Bentley|
|Subject:||Re: Babcocks in Green, Fremont co., Iowa|
|Post Date:||February 14, 2010 at 21:23:07|
|Forum:||Fremont County, IA Genealogy Forum|
Mona, thanks for responding to this. I have just before Christmas found a book that I believe answers all of my Babcock questions. It is:
Author: Babcock, Stephen, 1832-1916, comp
Subject: Babcock family; Babcock, James, 1612?-1679
Publisher: New York, Eaton & Mains
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Call number: 1112297
Digitizing sponsor: Boston Public Library
Book contributor: Boston Public Library
Collection: americana; blc
Babcock gen. by Steph. Babcock. New York, 1903.
What I found is that my great-grandmother Fannie Babcock was born in Mason City, Iowa. I found her father's name, David, and was able to go directly back to the founding of Westerly, Rhode Island by G2 John and find my G1 James:
It goes like this:
Babcock’s-gr-grandmother Fannie Elnora Babcock(8), David (7), David (6), Nathan (5), Samuel (4), CPT. James (3), John (2), James (1)
The Babcock Genealogy, by Stephen Babcock, New York, 1903, p. 206
402. David F. (7) Babcock, son of David and Fanny (Tifft)
Babcock (Nathan, Samuel, James, John, James), b.
Westerly, R. L, Sept. 21, 1809; d. Mason City, la.; m. Maria
York. d. California.
925a William," b. Oct. 2, 1843 ; m. Emma Ingraham.
Frank; Candace ; Sarah; Fannie.
925a. William* Babcock, son of David and Maria (York)
Babcock (David, Nathan, Samuel, James, John,
James), b. Brookfield, N. Y., Oct. 2, 1843; d. Brookfield,
Dec. 3, 1870; m. Brookfield, Feb. 10, 1866. Emma, dau.
of Asel and Triphena Ligraham, b. Columbus, N. Y., Mar. 29,
1843: res. 1902, Earlville, N. Y.
Arlouine, b. Brookfield. May 12, 1870; res. 1902, Earlville; m. Earlville,
Jan. 4, 1893, C. F., son of Henry and Eliza (Coon) Foster,
The Babcock Genealogy, by Stephen Babcock, New York, 1903pp. 118-119
173. David (6)," son of Nathan and Dorcas (Babcock) Babcock
(Samuel, James, John, James ist), b. Westerly, R. I.,
Aug. 16, 1784; d. Leonardsville, N. Y., Aug. 22, 1863; m.
Westerly, R. I., Apr. 7, 1807, Fannv, dau. of John and Mary
Tifft, b. Westerly, R. I., Mar. 29, 1788. d. Brookfield, N. Y.,
Sept. 21, 1842.
402 David F. (7)/ b. Sept. 21, 1809; 111. Maria York.
403 John, b. Dec. 16, 1810; m. (i) Sarah Greenman ; ni. (2) Loretta
The Babcock Genealogy, by Stephen Babcock, New York, 1903, pages 60- 61
64. Col. Nathan (5) BABCOCK, son of Samuel (4) and Anne Pendleton Babcock (James (3), John (2), James 1st,.,born in Westerly, Rhode Island, Nov. 25, 1726; d. Westerly, Jan. 24,1804 (date from gravestone in Babcock burying ground); m. (1) May 19, 1748, Deborah Stafford, of Warwick, b. 1781, d. Nov. 28, 1763; m. (2) Westerly, May 20, 1764, Elizabeth Brow n, of Stonington; d. April 23, 1779