You are descended from Abial Prouty, whose line is mentioned in Prouty Genealogy by Charles Pope on pg. 196-199. Your Edward A. Prouty 1830-1899 was son of Edward Prouty and Betsey Hagar Prouty. This Edward was the son of Samuel Prouty (abt 1762-1 May 1802) who married Sarah (1766-27 Jan 1821) Both of them died in Hingham, Mass. Samuel said that he was the son of Abial Prouty-whose father is not known.