I recently received copies of pages from the book HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STRATFORD NEW HAMPSHIRE 1773-1925, by Jeannette R. Thompson (1925, The Rumford Press, Concord, NH), pp. 405-410.
Captain Joshua Lamkin was one of Stratford's earliest settlers.The Lamkins were said to have originated from Cape Cod.Joshua drowned in 1812 in the Connecticut River.He married Hannah Robinson and had 13 children:
JOSHUA m. Hannah Bishop * OLIVER b. 14 Dec. 1749 in Coventry CT, m. Sarah Beard in 1776 and had ch: Beulah, Sarah, Lewis,and Josiah. THOMAS m. Judith Dickinson and had ch.:Isaac, Huldah, George, and Laura. TRYPHENA m. Hezekiah Fuller TARMANIA b. 9 Aug. in Coventry CT (year of birth not given) NEWCOME m. Armenall Northup JOSIAH m. Charity Curtis as his second wife. Ch. to first wife:Russell, Wealthy, Malvina, Dosia, and Linda.Second wife:Dow, Dennison, Harrison, and Finette. BENJAMIN POLLY m. Elijah Blodgett HANNAH m. James Brown EZRA b. 14 Oct. 1770, d. 18 Aug. 1848 m. Sarah Smith 4 Dec. 1790 and had ch:Huldah, Judson, Theodotia, Heriam, Roxena, Eurydice, Hiram, Ezra, Thomas, and Thayer. BETSEY d. in Stratford at age 16 and was the first death in the town LEWIS
Joshua Robinson Lamkin and Hannah Bishop had children:
BISHOP m. Sally Schoff and Abigal Camp * HANNAH m. James Frazier and had ch:Helen and Marcia MARY m. James Davis TAMSON m. Henry D. Schoff GRANT m. Marcia Day and had ch:Alburn, Havilla, Rufus, Marcia, Joshua, Lucia, and Edwin. ANNIE m. Daniel Schoff and Royal Boston and had ch:Chester, Leroy, and Adelaide RUFUS m. Lucy L. Flanders and had ch:Ellen M., Gilman H., and Gilbert R. FANNIE m. John Schoff CAROLINE m. Joseph Taylor and had a ch:Herbert
Bishop Lamkin and Sally Schoff (b. 23 June 1799 in Stratford), a dau. of Daniel Schoff had ch:
GUY JOSHUA R SARAH m. Abel Benjamin FIDELIE m. Newhall ADALINE m. Alonzo F. Brown FANNY S. m. Sullivan Boyce and had ch:Guy L., John W. and Sadie A.