Tabitha Jellison

Tabitha JELLISON is my first cousin seven times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  She is the daughter of Job and Susannah (KINCAID) JELLISON, born 23 September 1757 in York, Maine.[1]  She married Calvin HALL 22 November 1781 in Topsham, Maine.[2]  They had seven children:  Martin, Calvin, Susanna, John, Zilpha, Job and Francis.  She died about 1798 in Litchfield, Maine.

As with other names there are many variations found with Jellison.  Just with Tabitha’s name I found: Jellison, Jillison, Geleson and Geleeson.  Remember to use all possible variations when looking for your ancestors.


[1] Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 28 August 2013), Tabitha Jillison born Sept 23d 1757 //.

[2] History of Litchfield and an Account of it’s Centennial Celebration (Augusta: Kennebec Journal Print, 1897), 152; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 August 2013; Calvin Hall.  Wm. P. Merrill, “Topsham, ME., Marriages Solemnized by Esq. John Merrill: copied from original record,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 3 (1893), online archives, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 August 2013), Marriage Calvin Hall and Tabitha Geleson.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 August 2013), Calvin Hall and Tabitha Jellison.  Mary Phelham Hill, editor, Vital Records of Topsham Maine: to the year 1892 (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1930), 2:104; digital image, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 28 August 2013; Geleeson Tabitha and Calvin Hall, Nov. 22, 1781 (intention not recorded).

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