Descendants of Mercy Aikens (James) and Dea. William Paige of Hardwick

  1. William Paige was born on 1 May 1745 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] He married Mercy Raymond on 6 Oct 1768 in Hardwick. [MVRH1]
  2. James Paige was born on 19 Sep 1747 [MVRH1]
  3. Rebecca Paige [HBVT, p. 203] was born on 8 Oct 1749 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] She married John Foster on 6 Oct 1768 in Hardwick. [HBVT, p. 203][MVRH1] John, the son of James and Lydia (Winslow) Foster, was born in Rochester, Massachusetts on 30 Jul 1745. [HBVT, p. 203] He died on 26 Aug 1814 in Barnard and is buried in the Barnard center cemetery. [HBVT, p. 203]
    John and Rebecca went to Rochester and in 1774 they went to Athol, Massachusetts. [HBVT, p. 203] They came to Barnard after 1791. [HBVT, p. 203]
    1. Rev. James Foster was born on 22 Sep 1778 in Athol. [HBVT, p. 203] He died in the winter of 1854-5. [HBVT, p. 203] He married Lucy Swift on 12 Oct 1806 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 203]
      James was a Universalist minister in Onandaga county, New York. [HBVT, p. 203]
    2. Aikens Foster was born on 7 Feb 1788 in Athol. [HBVT, p. 203] He married Dorcas Aikens on 24 Feb 1811 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 203]
  4. Jesse Paige was born on 4 Mar 1752 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] He died on 3 Jul 1818 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] He married Mary Breckenridge of Ware after 16 Jan 1780 (int.) in Hardwick. [MVRH1] Mary was born about 1759. [MVRH1] She died on 28 Feb 1810, age 51, in Hardwick. [MVRH1]
  5. Mercy Paige was born on 18 May 1754 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] She was baptised on 19 May 1754 in Hardwick. [MVRH1] She married Nathaniel Graves on 29 May 1777 in Hardwick. [MVRH1]
  6. Lucy Paige was born on 19 Mar 1757 in Hardwick. [MVRH1]
  7. Christopher Paige was born on 12 Jun 1762 in Hardwick. [MVRH1]


MVRH1 Baldwin, Thomas, comp., Vital Records of Hardwick, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Wright and Potter, Boston, MA, 1917.
HBVT Newton, William Monroe, History of Barnard, Vermont, with family genealogies, Vol. II, Burlington, Vermont Historical Society, 1928.