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JEHIEL PRESTON, 8th child of Jehiel and Thankful (Sedgwick) Preston, was born Mar. 4, 1755, at Wallingford, Conn.? He married Sept. 9, 1779, Molly Royce (Reuben, Joseph, Joseph, Nehemial, Robert Royce). She was born in 1759 and died June 15, 1833, aged 74, (Meriden, Conn. Cemetery.) Children:

1. Betsey Preston, b. Feb. 2, 1781; at Wallingford, Conn. (168,1)
2. Charlotte Preston, b. 1785;
m. Matthew Foster.
3. Polly Preston, b. 1787.
4. Chauncy Preston, b. 1790;
m. 1st Roxey Doolittle;
m. 2d. Deborah Doolittle, Roxey's sister; had Mary & Horace.
5. Pamelia (or Camelia) Preston, b. 1792.
6. Ira Preston, b. 1796;
m. Clara Hough (old Bible).
7. Lucinda Preston, b. 1798.
8. Nancy Preston, b. 1800.

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BETSEY PRESTON, oldest child of Jehiel and Molly (Royce) Preston, was born Feb. 2, 1781, in Wallingford, Conn., and died May 2, 1831, in Wallingford, aged 50. She married in Wallingford, Feb. 8, 1797, Samuel Way (John, John, Thomas, George, Way). Their children were:

1. Eli Way, b. Sep. 21, 1799.
2. Samuel Way, b. Aug. 9, 1801.
3. Daughter, b. & d. 1803.
4. William Way, b. April 3, l804,
m. Flora Garrett.
5. Betsey Way, b. Mar. 31, 1806, d. 1807.
6. Mary Rice (Royce) Way, b. Sep. 10, 1807,
m. Ives, and had children Amos, Almira, Julius, daughter.
7. Sherman Way, b. Mar. 3, 1809, d. 1811.
8. Julius Way, b. Oct. 11, 1810.
9. Sherman Preston Way, b. Jun. 26, 1812; m. & d. Apr. 8, 1840.
10. Jehiel Preston Way, b. Sep. l, 1814,
m(1) Eunice Phelps Webster,
m.(2) Rebecca Dudley (dau. Ebenezer).
11. Isaac Way, b. Aug. 11, 1816. (l68,lB)
12. Son b. & d. 1818.
13. Fanny Way, b. Nov. 16, 1820;
m. Sam Kelsey (had son Ira)
14. Betsey Ann Way, b. Mar. 18, 1822,
m. William Dean.

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ISAAC WAY, 11th. child of Samuel and Betsey (Preston) Way, was born Aug. 11, 1816, and died Mar. 23, 1893. He removed to La.Porte County, Ind., in 1830, probably with his parents. He married in 1841, Rosanna Weilman, born Sep. 19, 1823, daughter of Jobn and Patience (Haskell) Wellman. She died June 25, 1876. Their children were:

1. Ira Way, b. Nov. 28, 1842, d. Jan. 10, 1887.
He m. but had no children. He was an officer in the Civil War.
2. Son. b. April 17, 1844, d. June 4, 1844.
3. Ora Way, b. Apr. 17, 1851, d. Aug. 12, 1852.
4. Ada Way, b. Sep. 12, 1853,
m. Chas Fredrickson. (l68,lB4)
5. Ella Way, b. June 18, 1855,
m. Robert Crawford. (188,1B5)
6. Othie Way, b. Dec. 8, 1860. (168,1B6)

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