Peleg Wadsworth(1748-1829)married June 18,1772, Elizabeth Bartlett(-1825),d/o Nathaniel Bartlett, whose descent traces through Ebenezer Bartlett, Ebenezer Bertlett who married Sarah Brewster, d/o Elder William Brewster, to Robert Bartlett(b.16030, arrived at Plymouth 1623 and married, 1628 a d/o Richard Warren, a Mayflower Pilgrim Children fo Peleg and Elizabeth: i.Alexander S. (1774-1775) buried within the defences of Dorchester Heights. ii.Charles Lee(1776-1848), sometimes called Captain, an infant in the household when Gen. Wadsworth was captured at Thomaston,started development of the land at Hiram while his father was in Congress. iv.Zilpha(1778-1851), married Stephen Longfellow,took up residence in the Wadsworth house on Congress Street, was the mother of the poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. v.John(1784-1860), the Harvard student to whom the letters were sent, admitted to the bar 1808, an accomplished scholar and linguist. vi.Lucia(1783-1864), lived with her sister, Mrs. Longfellow, never married. vii.Henry(1785-1804), Called Harry,lieutenant in U.S. Navy at the age of 19. Killed in campaign against Tripoli. viii. George(1788-1816)resided at Hiram. xi.Alexander Scammell(1790-1851). Both he and his brother who died in infancy were named for Alexander Scammell,the college chum of their father. Alexander Scammell was a commodore in the U.S. Navy. x.Samuel Bartlett(1791-1874), born in Portland, d. in Eastport,Maine. xi.Peleg (1793-1875).general in the militia of Maine, kept a diary revealing facts about the latter years of his father's life, ran the place at Hiram.