Zerah Stoddard was born Jan. 7, 1823. He was 84 years old when he died. He is descended from Anthony Stoddard and is listed in the book Anthony Stoddard of Boston, Mass. and his descendents by Charles Stoddard and Elijah W. Stoddard. His comes down the line of Solomon Stoddard, the famous Boston minister. Solomon Stoddard and his grandson Jonathan Edwards are in most encyclopedias.- C & J CAILLOUETTE - gardenlady@wireweb.net