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Rev. Solomon SIAS
Husband:  Solomon SIAS
Birth:  25 Feb 1781, Loudon, Rockingham [now Merrimack] Co., NH
Death:  aft. 1850, bef. 1860
Occupation:  clergy
Religion:  Methodist
Father:  Capt. Benjamin SIAS
Mother:  Abigail MOORE
Migration:  1827-9, moved from Boston, MA, to Danville, VT
Wife:  Amelia ROGERS
Birth:  11 Apr 1789, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Death:  12 Feb 1853/6
Father:  Benjamin ROGERS  (1763-1806), s/o Benjamin ROGERS & Mary STEVENS
Mother:  Amelia HEWES  (1761-1850), d/o Elihu HEWES & Elizabeth COGSWELL
1.  Amelia SIAS, b. 19 Jul 1827, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 
2.  Solomon SIAS, Jr., b. 13 Jun 1829, Danville, Caledonia Co., VT
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont


1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: International Genealogical Index (IGI).  The Vermont Secretary of State records apparently indicate a registration of the date of birth of people both born in and moving into Vermont, but the place of residence in Vermont is not necessarily the birthplace!
Solomon SIAS
Birth:  25 Feb 1781, Danville Twp, Caledonia, Vermont
Father: Benjamin SIAS; Mother: Abigail
Source: General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870. Vermont. Secretary of State.
Birth: 11 Apr 1789, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
Father: Benjamin ROGERS; Mother: Amelia
Source: Vital records of Newburyport, Massachusetts...
Amelia SIAS
Birth: 19 Jul 1827, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Father: Solomon SIAS; Mother: Amelia ROGERS
Source: patron submission
Solomon SIAS
Birth: 13 Jun 1829, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Father: Solomon SIAS; Mother: Amelia ROGERS
Source: patron submission
Solomon SIAS
Birth: 13 Jun 1829, Danville Twp, Caledonia, Vermont
Father: Solomon SIAS; Mother: Amelia
Source: General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, Early to 1870. Vermont. Secretary of State.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  not found.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 Sias, Solomon VT Caledonia Co. Danville p. 307

4.  1840 Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
1840 Sias, Solomon VT Orange Co. Newbury p. 224

5.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #28 of 72):  "Newburry," Orange Co., VT, Roll 926 (Book 1), p. 112B, 167/195, enumerated 27 Jul 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Solomon Sias 69 M Clergyman Meth 2000 NH
Amelia    " 61 F     Mass
Amelia    " 23 F     "
William C Rodgers 10 M     NY
Amelia      " 89 F     Mass
Sally M Bailey 40 F     NH

6.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1860 (Broderbund CD-318):  not found.

7.  Franklyn Howland.  1907.  A History of the Town of Acushnet, Bristol County, State of Massachusetts.  Self-published, New Bedford, MA (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).
p. 213 The Epworth League was organized November 3, 1890. The following are the officers of the association serving at the present time...
1821-22.  Solomon Sias.
(Founder of Zion's Herald.) 
p. 215 Mr. Crandon, being of Methodist persuasion, naturally preferred a preacher of that denomination, and the agreement gave him the privilege to provide such a one.  He therefore conferred with Rev. Solomon Sias, who was then the preacher in charge of the Methodist church at Acushnet Village, who, at Mr. Crandon's request, presented the matter to the annual conference of 1823...

8.  James C. Odiorne.  1847.  "A Complete List of the Ministers of Boston of All Denominations, from 1630 to 1842, Arranged in the Order of Their Settlement."  New England Historical and Genealogical Record 1(July): 240-243.  On p. 243:
190 Solomon Sias Meth. 1st Meth. App. June, 1824 Left 1825
He is 190th on the list.

9.  William Richard Cutter.  1913.  New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial.  Vol. I.  Lewis Historical Publ. Co., NY (republished 1994/5, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; republished 2000, Broderbund CD-515):
p. 74 (VI) Azro Buck, son of Charles Mathewson, was born at Wheelock, Vermont, February 7, 1822, and died July 18, 1884.  He married, April 13, 1853, Amelia Sias, who was born in Boston, July 19, 1827, daughter of Rev. Solomon Sias, one of the founders and first publishers of Zion's Herald, a religious newspaper of Boston.  His father, Captain Benjamin Sias... married Abigail Moore... Children... Rev. Solomon, born February 25, 1781, married Amelia Rogers (see Rogers), July 31, 1825, and died February 12, 1853...
p. 75
(The Rogers Lines)...

(V) Benjamin (2), son of Benjamin (1) and Mary (Stevens) Rogers, was born in Newbury (in what is now Newburyport...), January 22, 1763, and 

p. 76 died in Boston, April 27, 1806.  He married, August 26, 1788, Amelia, daughter of Elihu and Elizabeth (Cogswell) Hewes... she was born at Ipswich, Massachusetts, September 11, 1761, and died at Newbury, Vermont, October 30, 1850.  Children: Amelia, born in 1789, died in 1856, married Rev. Solomon Sias...

10.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File.

11.  Descendants of John Sias Sr. by Garey L. Marshall.

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