Descendents of Chandler Sanborn Heath 

1-Chandler Sanborn Heath was born in 1795 in Caledonia County, Vermont and died on 10 Mar 1883 in Plainfield, Will, Illinois at age 88. Chandler married Harriet (Hetty) Green on 7 Oct 1816 in Danville, Caledonia, Vermont . Harriet was born on 13 Dec 1802 in Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire and died on 21 Feb 1877 in in Plainfield, Will, Illinois at age 75.  From census records it appears Chandler and Harriet had at least ten children. These are their six living children, their spouses and their descendents.

Hiram Heath and Mandana Tibbits

Arathusa Heath and Roswell Gilman

Cyrus Heath and Harriet Carpenter

Susan Heath and George W Green

Bradford Heath and Rebecca Jane Smith

Philander Heath and Sarah Delaney


2-Arathusa Heath was born in 1822 in Cabot, Caledonia, Vermont and died on 9 May 1879 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 57.  

Arathusa married Roswell M Gilman, son of Moses and Martha Gilman, on 31 Dec 1844 in Dunham, Brome, Quebec. Roswell was born in 1823 in New Hampshire and died on 20 Jan 1870 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 47. They had six children: Moses Dudley, Albert, Helen A, Jennie, Mary Ann, and Chandler G.

3-Moses Dudley Gilman was born on 23 May 1847 in Brome, Brome, Quebec and died on 29 May 1927 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 80.

Moses married Amelia Stone Burgess, daughter of Alvin P Burgess and Martha A Stone, on 9 Jan 1870 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Amelia was born on 10 Oct 1851 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died sometime after 1930. They had three children: Sarah May, Terry Burgess, and Amelia

4-Sadie May Gilman was born on 24 Feb 1875 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died on 16 May 1886 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 11.  

4-Terry Burgess Gilman was born on 14 Nov 1879 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died on 25 Aug 1883 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 3.  

4-Amelia Gilman was born on 16 May 1891 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died sometime after 1930.

Amelia married Kenneth Irving Tredwell, son of Charles Tredwell and Grace E Duxbury, on 14 Sep 1915 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Kenneth was born on 23 Mar 1890 in Bristol, Prowers, Colorado and died sometime after 1930. They had two children: Gilman and Kenneth.

5-Gilman Tredwell was born on 14 Nov 1916 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died on 20 May 2009 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana at age 92.

5-Kenneth I Tredwell was born on 1 Oct 1919 in Connecticut and died in May 1983 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California at age 63.   

3-Albert Gilman was born on 25 Nov 1848 in Brome, Brome, Quebec and died on 20 Aug 1896 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 47.  

Arthur married Anna Hersey, daughter of Martin Henry Hersey and Sarah Adams, on 25 May 1872 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Anna was born on in 1851 in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts and died on 21 Mar 1906 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 55. They had two children: Edith Jane and Albert Roswell.

4-Edith Jane Gilman was born on 5 Mar 1878 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died sometime after 1930.

Edith married William Morgan Johnson, son of William C Johnson and Aura Morgan, on 18 Oct 1904 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. William was born in 1876 in Windsor, Windsor, Vermont and died sometime after 1930. They had no known children.  

4-Albert Roswell Gilman was born on 12 Sep 1880 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts and died sometime after 1930.

Albert married Florence Maude Bruninghaus, daughter of Richard Bruninghaus and Bertha Molt, on 29 Oct 1907 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Florence was born on 23 Aug 1882 in Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts and died between 1920 and 1930 in New York. They had one son: Kenneth.

3-Helen Gilman was born in 1850 in Brome, Brome, Quebec.

Helen married Edward Gleason, son of James Gleason and Mary Crowley, on 16 Dec 1871 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Edwin was born on 30 Nov 1849 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts. No records have been found for Edward and Helen after 1880.

3-Jennie Gilman was born in 1852 in Brome, Brome, Quebec and died on 11 Nov 1876 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 24 of consumption.

Jennie married Manley Pendleton, son of Job Pendleton and Harriet Pollard, on 9 Nov 1875 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Manley was born in 1851 in Northport, Waldo, Maine and died on 6 Mar 1903 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts at age 52. They had no known children.

3-Mary Ann Gilman was born in 1854 in Brome, Brome, Quebec and died on 24 Aug 1894 in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts at age 40.

Mary married Henry W Walker, son of Prescott Walker and Clarissa Blood, on 15 Jun 1880 in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts. Henry was born in 1855 in Vermont. They had no known children.

3-Chandler G Gilman was born 22 April 1857 in Brome, Brome, Quebec and died on 17 Oct 1938 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Chandler married Martha Abigail Fairbanks daughter of Eli Baker Fairbanks Jr and Allura Walker, on 13 Jun 1885 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Abigail was born 8 Aug 1863 in Worchester, Worchester, Massachusetts and died in 1943 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts. They had no known children.

 


Census Records

1861 Canadian census
R M Gilman age 40 born in Canada East occupation farmer religion baptist living in log home
Arathusa Gilman age 37 born in Vermont religion baptist
Moses Gilman age 15 born in Canada East occupation laborer religion protestant
Albert Gilman age 14 born in Canada East religion protestant
Hellen Gilman age 11 born in Canada East religion protestant
Jane Gilman age 9 born in Canada East religion protestant
Mary Ann Gilman age 7 born in Canada East religion protestant
Chandler Gilman age 4 born in Canada East religion protestant
Canada, Quebec, Brome, Enumeration District#1, Canadian National Archives microfilm #C-1270, page 54
(note: Canada East was the old name for Quebec)

Moses enlisted in army in 1864

1865 Massachusetts state census (image)
Roswell Gilman age 43 born in Canada farmer
Albert Gilman age 17 born in Canada farmer
Chandler Gilman age 8
(living in boarding house of Benjamin Harrington)
Worcester, Ward3, Worcester, Massachusetts;
family number 415, line 22, film number 0954384, digital folder number 4286767, image number 193

Arathusa and daughters moved from Canada in 1867

Roswell died in 1870

1870 census (image)
John J Craig age 70
John N Craig age 31
Arathusa Gilman age 46 housekeeper
Chandler Gilman age 13 in school
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_653; Page: 229B; Image: 463; Family History Library Film: 552152.

Jennie married in 1875 and died in 1876

Arathusa died in 1879

Chandler Gilman

1910 census (image)

1920 census (image)

1930 census (image)

Birth and Baptismal Records

Chandler Heath and his family were listed as Free Will Baptists in the 1861 census. It appears that Chandler Heath and his son Hiram Heath underwent a baptism into the Methodist Church when they were adults.

Baptismal record from the registers of the Methodist Church serving the Dunham circuit, first register for the year 1845 on the front of folio 12, Quebec National Archives, microfilm #M-124.10.

Chandler Heath of Brome aged fifty one was Baptized May the twentieth of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five
(signed) Minister J.P. Adams
(signed) Witnesses Arad Bullard and Samuel Eldridge

Baptismal record from the registers of the Methodist Church serving the Dunham circuit, second register for the year 1851 on the front of folio 5, Quebec National Archives, microfilm #M-124.10.

Hiram Heath of the Township of Brome aged twenty nine years was baptized May the seventh one thousand eight hundred and fifty one
(signed) H.N. Kimball
(signed) Witnesses Chandler Heath and Andrew Liby

Marriage Records

Arathusa Heath and Roswell Gilman

Marriage notice from the registers of the Methodist Church, serving the Durham circuit, first register for the year 1844:
Roswell M Gillman, Batchelor Farmer aged 23 and Arthusa Heath Spinster aged twenty one, both of Brome were married after due publication December the thirty first in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four. signed: Minister: J.P. Adams, Roswell M Gilman, Arathusa Heath, Witnesses: Hiram Heath, Mandana Heath
 
Moses D Gilman and Amelia S Burgess (son of Roswell Gilman and Arathusa Heath)
 
 

Albert Gilman and Anna Hersey (image) (son of Roswell Gilman and Arathusa Heath)

 

Death Records

Arathusa Gilman Certificate (image)

Roswell Gilman Death Certificate (image)

Roswell M Gilman Probate Record
Worcester County, Massachusetts, Probate Index, Vol. 1 & 2 A - Z, July 1731-1881 Record
Given Name: Roswell M. Surname: Gilman Record Date:1870 Residence: Auburn Record Type: Administration

Albert Gilman Death Certificate (image)

Sadie May Gilman (image)

Terry Burgess Gilman (image)

Military Records

Name: Moses Dudley Gilman (son of Roswell Gilman and Arathusa Heath)
Occupation: Teamster
Enlistment Date: 31 Dec 1864
Side Served: Union
State Served: Massachusetts
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 31 December 1864 at the age of 19.
Enlisted in Company M, 3rd Cavalry Regiment Massachusetts on 31 Dec 1864.
Mustered Out Company M, 3rd Cavalry Regiment Massachusetts on 28 Sep 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Veteran Pension Card: (image)

Biographical Documents

These two biographies were published in the Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Worchester County, Massachusetts Boston: Biographical Review Pub Co 1899

Albert Gilman
page 1 | page 2

Moses Dudley Gilman
page 1 | page 2

 

 


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