COPY OF HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT
THE AUTHOR BY
Mary Story wife of Caleb Story
Perhaps 25 years after birth of
N. A. Klemme who was born 1871.
William Story the 1st. Came from Norwich, Norfolk Co., England.
Embarked at __t Yarmouth Apr 8th 1837 (sic) , in
Ship “John & Dorothy” and settled at Agawan
(Ipswich) Mass 1637. -- Was a Carpenter, 1640, he
removed to Chebacco (Essex). He built and run (sic) Saw mills.
He had three sons: Seth (Dea.), William and Samuel.
Seth born in England, William removed to
Boston and was the progenitor of the family
of Chief Justice Joseph Story. Samuel was
a mariner progenitor of a large part of
the Storys now in EssexCo. Mass. Had five
children removed to Conn. when quite an elder
man in 1700.
William the first had some? daughters one
Hannah born 19 Aug 1662
Seth2 son of William2 had two sons Zaconah3 &
John4 son of Elder Seth3 Dea, Seth2, William1
born 1739 with Hannah Perkins (father of Cyrus
Story and your greatgrandfather. They had 13
Children, Cyrus Story was the 8th child and 7th son
born 4 Nov 1773 Ipswich Mass.
Cyrus Story b. 4 Nov 1773 Essex Mass.
d. 15 Mar 1865 Thurston, Steuben Co. NY.
m. Mary Stackbridge (b. 16 Aug 1773 Gloucester Ma.
m. 2 Dec 1796 Gloucester MA.)
[“Stackbridge” as written should be “Stockbridge”. ]
Had 9 children.
Issac Issac had 7 children
Sophie b. 7 Nov 1799 Sophie Story Kellogg
is alive at Home
Alligany, Co. NY.
Sophie had 9 children
some are disceased but
I cannot ascertain which
Caleb b. 12 Aug 1804
Francis b.6 Dec 1809 Francis res. in Wisconsin
Judith b. 27 May 1812 Judith Dickenson
Angeline Jane b. 4 Mar 1818
Angeline J. Place
Asa had 1 children by first wife & 2 by 2nd.
Caleb 3 Children one diseased
Clara m. Josiah Powers had 9 children. No
one knew anything about them. Have
record of all of them now.
Mrs. N. A. Klemme
granddaughter res. Ridgeway, Winneshiek Co. Iowa
quite interested in this genealogy of great
assistance. (Would like to hear from again) Her
father Geo. Balleo m. Mary Angeline daughter
Clare & Josiah Powers. Her Brother Nahum Powers
lives at Paradise Calif. Everett Powers Atty
Los Angeles, Calif.
NOTES by Byron Edwards (2007) follow:
RootWeb db fittingsbf2: Nellie Rosemon Klemme was b. 10 Mar 1871 in Winneschiel [sic. should be Winneshiek] Co., Iowa. Thus Caleb must have prepared the genealogy well after that date. Guess 1900.
Same database: Everett E. Powers is listed as 'atty at law' in the 1884-5 directory for Butte Co., in Paradise. Everett E. Powers is also listed as a farmer, age 21 from Iowa, in Paradise in the Great Register for California in 1880. In the [Soundex index for the] 1900 census in Los Angeles, Los Angeles co., California, Edward E. Powers was born Dec. 1861 in Iowa, [wife?] E. Lydia was born July 1871 in California and niece Beryl Brown was born Feb 1893 in California
Same database: Children of Josiah and Clare are
Mary Angeline Powers Klemmes
John Emery Powers whose son is Edward Everett Powers
Nahum Nevens Powers
Wilbur F. Powers
Louise E. Powers
Alexander William Powers
Erimina Annette Powers
I can find no real support for connecting the family with Justice Joesph Powers though several internet databases do make the connection though William Story. This William did not appear to have “removed to Boston” since his children were born in Ipswich.
Companion letter from Cyrus to son Caleb establishes Caleb's father as Cyrus.
Cabel's 4th great grand father was Andrew Story who immigrated to Massachusetts with his son William in 1637.
I have information regards Caleb and his descendants.
Mary Stockbridge's 3rd great grand father was John Stockbridge who immigrated to Massachusetts in 1635 and was one on the original residents of Scituate, Massachusetts.
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