| The following was extracted from my Kinsley file copied from the notes of Bertha (Brown) Hanson:
CHARLES L. KINSLEY (James), b. 2 Sep 1816 Starksboro VT, d. 30 Jul 1874 Starksboro VT ae 57-11-23 of consumption, m. 11 Oct 1838 Huntington VT Hester C., dau. of David & Anna (Snyder) CASWELL , b. 17 Dec 1817 Huntington VT, d. 17 Apr 1891 Starksboro VT. Charles & Hester are buried in Maplewood Cem. Huntington VT.
He left no will and the farm was divided between his three daughters.
He became the owner of the old Kinsley farm in the northern part of Starksboro. It is not known if they or Charles' father built the house, now the present home of Arthur Clifford, but it is known that they lived there for many years.
Children (b. Starksboro VT):
i. Mary Emerette, b.___, d.___, m. 14 Feb 1860 James Madison TYLER, b. 7 May 1838, d. 19 Apr 1911. They lived on the former Chester Bidwell place, later the Carroll Hill - Harry Russell farm. In 1921 she was living in Jonesville (Richmond) VT
ii. Elizabeth "Betsey" Jeanette, b. 20 Aug 1841/43, d. 1 Jul 1917, m. (1) 24 Sep 1860 Hinesburg VT and div. 27 Jan 1869 Ray F., son of Lemuel & Mary LIVERMORE, (2) 26 Oct 1871 Israel, son of Gilbert & Betsey (Wadleigh) EDDY, b. c1839 Starksboro VT, d. 15 Feb 1884 ae 44-9-18. See Eddy section of Mk - Stk Families. The Eddy's built the house now owned by Cora Billado. (3) ___ and later div. John BROOKS. Betsey received custody of a child in the divorce decree from Mr. Livermore.
1 Ralph LIVERMORE, b.___, d.y.
2 Estella M. EDDY, b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 26 Aug 1888
3 Ernest Kinsley EDDY, b. 19 Sep 1879, d. 1 Aug 1962
iii. Harriette "Hattie" L., b. 25 Jul 1844, d. 5 Mar 1921, m. 20 Aug 1868 Starksboro VT Wallace Norton, son of John & Caroline B. (Norton) HILL, b. 6 Jan 1843 Starksboro VT, d. 6 Apr 1924/25 Starksboro VT of cerebral hemorrhage. The family lot is in Green Mount Cem., Starksboro VT. See Hill section of Mk - Stk Families. They stayed and operated the home farm, now the Arthur Clifford farm.
iv. Charles, b. 1850