Thanks for your reply!I know very little about the Ariovistus Pardee who married Elizabeth Betsey (called Eliza or Betsey by her family).If you have more info about anyone I would adore to have it!What fun to know that we have some "Mayflower stock" in our blood!
Caroline and Edwin are also my G-G-G-Great Grandparents.I am descended from them via their son Alphonso (B: 1827).
I can tell you that Caroline and Edwin were first cousins as they both shared the same grandfather (Isreal Platt)! Here's what I've got for family history:
Simon Platt (B: 1530-1535? in Ware, Hertfordshire, England D: 4/12/1594 in same) m. Elizabeth ? (B: 1532 D: 7/21/1598) and has George (B: 5/13/1582 D: 4/20/1609). * George Platt marries ?? and has Richard (B: 9/28/1603 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England D: 2/13/1684 in New Haven, CT). ** Richard Platt marries Mary Wood (B: 11/10/1605 in Roydon, Essex EnglandD: 1/24/1676 in New Haven, CT) and has Isaac (B: 4/10/1633 in Suffolk, NY D: 7/31/1691). *** Isaac Platt m. Elizebeth Wood (1645-1691) and has John (1669-1731). **** John Platt m. ?? & has John(B:7/15/1703) ***** John Platt m. Jemima Lewis & has Isreal (1738-1795) ****** Israel Platt m. Abigail Scudder (B: 1741) and has Elizabeth Betsey (1781-1848) and Henry (1764-1842). ******* Henry Platt marries ?? and has Henry, Alonza, Israel and Edwin (this may not be a complete list) ******* Elizabeth Betsey Platt marries Ariovistus Pardee and they have Ariovistus (B: 11/19/1810 in NYD: 3/26/1892 In Hazleton, PA), Caroline Eliza (B: 8/25/1805 in Renselear, NY), Rachel, MaryAnne, Sara, Juliet. ******** Caroline Eliza Pardee marries Edwin A. Platt in Michigan (both are originally from N.Y.) about 1826 and they have Alphonso in 1827. ********* Alphonso marries Martha Towar and they have Ario (vistus) Pardee Platt.Martha Towar dies and Alphonso then marries her sister Harriet Towar and they have Pearl and Harry. ********** Ario Pardee Platt (B:1849 D: 1921 in Hazleton) marries Mary Hamilton Paul (B: 1857 in Saratoga, NY D: 1909) and they have Ariovistus PardeePlatt (B: 11/23/1878 D: 2/?/1902), Mary Ellen Platt BLATCH (B: 5/18/1880 D: 9/5/1948), Edith Pardee Platt SMITH (B: 5/8/1882 D: 10/25/1969), Martha Towar Platt (B: 1/14/1884 never married), Charles Paul Platt (B: 11/13/1885 D: 2/?/1936 in VA. described in family as the "black sheep"), Virginia Ely Platt never married (B: 7/30/1888 D: early 1980s), Lilien Rodgers Platt BULLOCK (B: 2/18/1890 D: 9/10/1968 -she is my great- grandmother), Amy Hamilton Platt BUTLER (B: 11/11/1891), Elizabeth Towar Platt never married (B: ?/?/1900 D: ?/?/1943).