Looking for descendants. William Sessions the owner of the first permanent residence in Berlin, N.H. The first house, a log home, was built around 1823 in what is now known as Berlin, NH by William Sessions with the help of his nephew. William Sessions(Son of David ) was born on 8 Jun 1794 in Fairlee/Straffor, Orange, Vermont. He died on 4 Aug 1884 in Milton Pltn, Oxford, Maine. He was buried in East Milton, Oxford, Maine, Greenleaf Cem..