I have not entered this forum in some time due to a recent move.Please contact the following individual:Rod Payson.Send him the information you have.He is reliable and has done much research on the PAYSON family.I am a Payson. . . Beverley Payson White Allen Sasseen.My Grandfather was Walter Payson from Malden, MA and Bear River, NC, Canada. Rod Payson can be reached at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.Good luck!