Source: History of Whiteside County, Illinois
Edited by: Charles Bent
Morrison, Illinois 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
Asa Maynard was a native of Litchfield county, Connecticut, and born in 1780. In 1812 he moved to Genesee county, New York, and in 1838 settled in Portland. He was a carpenter by trade. Mr. Maynard married Miss Asenath Mack in 1799. Their children were: Dolly, who married Col. E. Seely and is now dead; Ezra, now dead; Lydia, wife of Almera Williams, living in Cattaraugus county, New York; Deborah, who married Merritt Hotchkiss, and is now dead, Henry, who married Miss Purmela Hubbard, and is now dead; Asenath, wife of Darius Mendall, living in Portland; Mary Ann, wife of Ira Camp, living in Portland; Abby Ann, wife of E. B. Latham, living in Portland; William, who married Miss Lucy Crossman, and is now dead; Nancy, wife of Amos Foster, living in Jo Daviess county, Illinois, and Allen, who married Miss Liza A. Wood, and is now dead.