b: Aug. 30,1761, d: 1839
b: 1765, d: May 1819
|married: Nov. 18, 1784|
Sally b: Sept. 6, 1785 - 1834
Eben b:1788 - 1825 (married Lucretia Mildrum, Feb. 3, 1813)
Abigail b: Feb. 24, 1797 - 1819 (married William C. Redfield, Oct. 15, 1814)
Eliphalet married Eunice Tennant (widow of Shadrack (Asahel?) Robinson) in 1825.
He was a successful farmer in the way that farming was then carried on, frugal and careful, but respected by the whole community for his unswerving integrity. His land consisted of about a hundred acres. Part of it extending eastward toward the river, and part of it woodland on the dry plains, a mile or two northwest of the village.
He shipped from New London, CT as a cabin boy on an American
privateer at the beginning of the Revolution. The ship took several
prizes but was then itself captured and the crew taken to England.