From the Descendants of Peter Spicer:
134. Edward5 Spicer, (Edward4, John3, Edward2, Peter1), was born 17 Nov 1755 in North Groton, Ct. He died 6 Jan 1823 in Plainfield, NY. He m/1, 7 Jan 1779 in Preston Ct, Ester Ames. She was born 16 Oct 1755, probably in Preston, Ct. She died 22 Jan 1808 in Plainfield, NY. He m/2, 1 Sep 1808, Deborah, d/o Caleb and Deborah (___) Brown. She died 1 Jun 1846 in Plainfield, NY. He served in the Rev. War from 10 may 9o 17 Dec 1775 in Colonel Parson's regiment, Capt. Abel Spicer's company. In 1776 was in camp near NY in Colonel Seldon's regiment, Capt. Abel Spicers company. About 1796 he removed from Groton to Whitestown, NY, later called Plainfield, near the now village of Unadilla Forks. At the time of his coming there was but one house which was built of logs. He built himself a log house, and later a frame house, which is still standing. It was kept in the family until within a few years. His son Russell dying soon after the settlement in the new home, he was buried in the forest, and his grave is now but one of many, part of the farm having become a cemetery. he held important positions both in the town and in the masonic lodge, of which he was a member. He was an ardent Universalist until shortly before his death, when he became a Baptist. Eight children were born in Groton, Ct. The four children of the second marriage were born in Plainfield, NY.
ii. Robert6, b 29 Jan 1782; d 9 Feb 1851; m Sarah Kendall (Mary Kendall, a granddaughter of Mrs Kendall, states that her grandmother was a Spicer and Sarah a cousin of Robert Spicer); no chi
330. iii. Daniel6, b 16 Feb 1784; m Sally Hall.
331. iv. Ezra6, b 16 Jan 1786; m/1 Audra Smith; m/2 Polly Himes.
332. v. Edward6, b 8 Oct 1788; m Abigail Corning.
333. vi. Shubael6, b 13 Jul 1790; m Sally Coats.
334. vii. Seth6, b 5 May 1792; m Mary Worden.
viii. Russell, b 10 Mar 1795; d 25 Jun 1796.
ix. Esther6, b 15 Oct 1810; d 6 Sep 1864; m William Collins; son: Edward Gillespie Collins, b 28 Jun 1844; d 30 Dec 1873; m 30 Jun 1873, Lucy Lewis; no chi.
x. Deborah6, b 11 May 1813; d 25 Mar 1820.
338. xi. Miner6, b 31 Jan 1815; m Mary Ann McFarland.
xii. Sarah Jane6, b 27 Jan 1817; d 24 Feb 1888; m 20 Nov 1853, Wm H Wilcox; 2 chi, d inf.
SETH SPICER (Edward, Edward, John, Edward, Peter) was born 5-5-1792 in North Groton, CT. He died 10-18-1876 in Independence, NY, at the home of his son Ames. He married, Sep. 1812, in Plainfield, NY, Mary, daughter of Gilbert and Mary (Brown) Worden*. She was born 1790 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer County, NY. At the age of 18 she removed to Plainfield, NY. She died 3-26-1866, in Independence, Allegany County, NY. In 1793, his father removed to NY from CT. In 1820, he settled in Independence on land adjoining land of his brother Shubel. He lived there fifty-six years and saw the wilderness transformed into towns, cities, and productive farms.
Mary, b. 12-17-1813, m. Edmond Brown
Esther, m. 1st Harvey Thomas, 2nd Mr. Dennis
Ames, m. 1st Louisa Jones, m. 2nd Nancy Goodrich
Celinda, b. 11-25-1819, m. Samuel Heselton
Eliza Ann b. 2-6-1822, m. Walter Thomas
Edward, b. 1-7-1824, m. Marinda M. Vaughan
Daniel Worden, b. 3-24-1826, m. Sarah Malvina Jones
Robert, b. 5-4-1828, d. 11-29-1856, m. 1851 Celestia Lee
Sally, b. 8-22-1930, m. Wilbur Wilson
*Mary Brown Worden married first, Mr. Wilcox, who lost his life during the Revolutionary War. She had two sons by this marriage, Nathan and Simeon Wilcox. She married second, Gilbert Worden. They resided in Petersburgh, NY and had five or more children: Amy, Betsey, Gilbert, David, and Mary Worden.
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