Orpha Boynton and John Hopkins struggled financially in raising their nine children. Their children experienced a number of disruptions in their families, one son leaving his wife to head for the gold fields in California.
Samuel French served in the Revolutionary War and was held captive for four years. Afterwards, he married Tamison Eastman and they had three children. Tragically, Samuel committed suicide by hanging in 1799.
Emma Abbott was a classically trained opera singer who founded the Abbott English Opera Company along with her husband Eugene Wetherell. It was one of the more successful touring opera companies of the late 19th century.
Elizabeth Frye and John Stevens raised their family in Greenwich, MA, a town that was lost to a dam in 1938. The damming project required the reburial of 7,613 bodies including seven members of the Stevens/Frye Family.