AS RECORDED IN:
COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF
TOLLAND AND WINDHAM COUNTIES CONNECTICUT.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINENT AND
REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS AND OF MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLED FAMILIES
PUBLISHER: J.H.BEERS & CO., CHICAGO; 1903 p. 460
FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERP FROM THE BIOGRAPHY OF
genealogy, which touches Mr. Wilcox through his paternal grandmother (Rachel
Tarbox), is interesting. John Tarbox
, Born in England, came to Lynn, Mass., in 1639, with his wife Rebekah, and he
died May 26, 1674. Samuel Tarbox,
his son, born in 1647, married Rebecca Armitage, and their son, Godfrey, born in
1670, married Eleanor, and was a captain in the Indian War.
Godfrey Tarbox, the son of Godfrey and
Eleanor Tarbox, born in 1695, married Hannah Laughton, and moved to Hebron in
1739. Their children, all of whom
were born in Lynn, Mass., but were married in Hebron, were as follows: Lydia,
born in 1722, married John Porter; Jonathan, born in 1724, married Abigail
Bartholomew; Thomas, born in 1726, married Deborah Skinner; Hannah, born in
1730, married Joshua Phelps; and Solomon, born in 1733, married Asenath Phelps.
Godfrey Tarbox, a son of Solomon and
Asenath Tarbox, married Rachel Wright, and their daughter, Rachel, married
Ephraim Wilcox, the grandfather of Ephraim J. Wilcox.
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