An American Family History

Signers of the Association Test in Chesterfield

Chesterfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire was incorporated in 1752. It is on the Connecticut River and bounded on the southeast by Swansey and Keene. In 1790 during the first census, Sullivan County was part of Cheshire County.

"[L]iberty must at all hazards be supported.
We have a right to it, derived from our Maker.
But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us,
at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood."

-- John Adams, 1765



The Association Test
“We, the subscribers do hereby solemnly engage and promise that we will, to the utmost of our powers, at the risque of our lives and fortunes, with arms, oppose the hostile proceedings of the British fleets and Armies against the United American Colonies." 

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Abraham Wood
Simon Davis
Isaac Davis
John Snow
Oliver Cobleigh
Jonathan Farwell
Oliver Farwell
Sila Thompson
William Farwell
Jonathan Davis
Warrin Snow
Ebenezer Streeter
William Thomas
Daniel Baldwin
William Simonds
Amos Smith
Josh Smith
Jonathan Farr 4th
Jonathan Farr 3rd
Thomas Farr
Benjamin Hudson
Moses Smith
Josiah Streeter
Michael Woodcock
Jonathan Cobleigh
Jonas Stearns
Samuel Fairbanks
Jonathan Farr 2nd
Josiah Lamb
Samuel Walker
Archibell Roberson
Andrew Coburn
Larrauce Walton
Phineas Brown
John Sanderson
William Fisher
Jonathan Hildreth, Jr. was Dinah Davis Hildreth's step-son.
James Wheeler, Jr.
Josiah Hastings was Jacob Davis' father-in-law.
Andrew Hastings
Noah Emmons
Jonathan Uresey
Ephraim Wheeler
John Cobleigh
Joseph Higgins
James McElroy
Joseph Wheeler
James Wheeler
Zenas Fairbank
Nathan Bishop
Isaac Hildreth, father-in-law of Dinah Davis Hildreth
Israel Johnson
James Robertson
Elisha Lockwood
Dan. Cobleigh
Aaron Farr
Peter Wheeler married Olive Davis.
Moses Ellis
Ephriam Hubbard
Amos Davis (probably son of Amos Davis and Elizabeth Chapman)
John White
Nathan Metcalf
John Bishop
Jonathan Cobleigh
Nathan Thomas
Zur Evans
Abel Emons married Bettey Davis
William Farr Jr
William Robertson
Ithamar Chamberlan
Edward Hildreth
Caleb Johnson
James Davis
Amos Streeter
Enoch Streeter
Abner Johnson
John Prat
Kimball Carlton
Nathaniel Bingham
Theodore Bingham
Abel Ray
John Pierce
Samuel Farr
Beniamin Coburn
Nehemiah Merrill
Ephram Farr
Isaac Farr
Samuel Fair, Jun.
John Haskell
Ezekiel Powers
Silas Wood
Obadiah Merrill
William Henry
Daniel Farr
Amasa Coburn
Thomas Harris
Douglas Robins
Uallainell Merrill
Sherebiah Fay
Thomas Daby
Joseph Metcalf
Marling Warner
David Stoodder Jr.
Samuel Peacock
John Peacock, father of Rebecca Peacock who married Jonathan Davis
Ephraim Baldwin
Michael Cresey
Samuel Hildreth
Moses Smith, Jr.
Wilm Airea
David Stone
John Grandy
John Grandy Jun
Kbeneser Gail
Silvanus Battey
Ebeuezar Faver
Increas Lamb
Abner Albee
Abijah Starna
Mathew Gray
Kbenezer Taft
William Hildreth
John Richardson
Daniel Kinison
James Reed
John Ellis
Joel Whitney
David Farr
James Mansfield
Oliver Hubbard
Michaell Medcalf
Charles Johnson
Amos Hubbard
Jonathan Farr 1st
Benjamin Smith
Samuel Fletcher
Patrick McMichael married Jemima Davis
Abraham Fearr
Abijah Kingsbery

The American Revolution was ended in 1783 when the Treaty of Paris was signed.

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) was between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the 13 colonies which became the newly formed United States.