Ransom L. Fernald, of Gilford, NH son of Amos Fernald and Abigail Sanborn, was b. abt 1817 and m. 4 Mar 1847, Alice Ann Allenb. 10 June 1829 in Laconia, NH. was widowed, d. of senality, on 31 Jan 1910 in Laconia. buried 2 Feb 1910 at Union Cemetery in Laconia. she was the dau. of James Allen and Sarah Clement. Was listed in Meredith,NH when married.
children of Ransom and Alice are:
1. Alice Augusta Fernald b. 20 May 1849 Laconia, NH d. 05 Apr 1911 of Angina Pectoris in Laconia, NH m. 10 Mar 1910True William Thompson b. abt 1842 son of Jacob B. Thompson and Ann C. Stelson
2. Mary Fannie Fernald b. 24 Feb 1851 Meredith, NHd. 30 Dec 1883 cerebral men. Laconia NH widowedm. 25 Sep 1873 Gilford, NHto Henry C. Hill b. abt 1817 son of Thomas P. Hill and Abbie R Weeks Henry and Mary had 1 son Thomas Chase Hill b. 1878 m. 30 Sep 1908 in Laconia to Bertha Blanche Adams dau of Fred R. Adams and Emma Abbott.
3. James Bell Fernald b. 15 Oct 1858 d. 19 Jan 1934 Laconia, NH widowed Cerebral Hemorage buried 21 Jan 1934 in Union Cemetery. 1st m. 13 Jul 1881 in Meredith, NH to Jennie B. (Colbath) Hopkinsonb. abt 1857 in Epping, NH. dau of Jotham R. Colbath and Sarah D. 2nd m.27 Nov 1911 Ida A. Smith b. abt 1881 dau ofLewis and Dolly B. Smith
They were living in Gilford, NH in 1850 also with Abigail Furnaldage 62(mother) Sarah Foxage 18 Mary A Allen age 20
They are in Laconia, NH in 1860 also with Sarah Allen age 60 (mother-in-law)
1870 Alice and her 3 children are in Gilford, Ransom is missing.
1880 the widow Alice lives with her son James in Laconia. Mary Fannie (Fernald) Hill is still in Laconia with her family.
I can not locate Augusta Alice in 1880, she may have marrried. She is divorced in 1900 Laconia, NH. Her mother and Thomas Hill, her nephew live with her and her future husband True Thompson.