William Edward WESCOTT

William is my fourth great granduncle related through his parents William and Margaret (HANEY) WESCOTT, my fifth great grandparents, He is also my seventh cousin three times removed through John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.  William was enumerated with his family in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME in the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880.[1]  He was listed as a farmer throughout his life.  Due to such a large number of WESCOTT families living in and near Blue Hill, it is hard to determine which person is which, therefore many of the children of this family are still not totally researched at this time.

William Edward WESCOTT was born 9 December 1810 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[2]  He died 1887 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.  He is interred in the Seaside Cemetery, Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[3]  William married Mary GRINDLE 23 June 1839 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Mary was born 24 June 1816 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[4]  Mary is the daughter of Joshua and Ruth (STANLEY) GRINDLE.  Mary is my second cousin six times removed, we are related through both sets of great grandparents, my seventh great grandparents John and Elizabeth (DOOR) GRINDLE and Joseph and Mary (JONES) LOWELL.   Mary died 22 October 1880 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME. Mary was interred at Seaside Cemetery in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[5]

William and Mary had the following children:

  1. Margaret Ann born 1 June 1840 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[6]
  2. William Harrison was born 2 March 1842 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[7]
  3. Ruth Stanley was born 29 April 1844 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[8]
  4. Archibald was born 9 Apr 1846 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[9]
  5. Horace D was born 20 March 1848 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[10]
  6. Joann was born 14 October 1850 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[11] She died 1915. Joann is interred at Pine Grove Cemetery in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[12]  She married Mr. Dugan.
  7. Thomas Jefferson Wescott was born 9 November 1852 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[13] Thomas died 4 December 1920 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[14]  Thomas was interred at Seaside Cemetery in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[15]  He married Frances E. BURNHAM  13 June 1874 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[16]  She was born about 1853 in Maine.
  8. Frederick N. was born in November 1855 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[17]
  9. Arthur E. was born 5 June 1859 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[18] He died in 1913.  Arthur is interred at Seaside Cemetery in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[19]  Arthur married Nellie ROBB 25 December 1889 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[20]
  10. Mary Maria was born 31 October 1866 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[21] Mary married Fred H. BUTLER 22 February 1886 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[22]

 

[1] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, 65 (stamped), dwelling 53, family 53, William Wescott; NARA microfilm publication M432, 254.  1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 22, dwelling 160, family 163, William Wescott; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.  William Wescott, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, 273 (stamped), page 5, dwelling 42, family 44; microfilm M593, 544.  1880 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, Enumeration District (ED) 149, page 28, dwelling 79, family 80, William Wescott; NARA microfilm publication T9, 480.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 9 September 2013), William Westcot 9 Dec 1810 Penobscot, Maine.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 September 2013), William Edward Wescott memorial #53969923.

[4] Mrs. Walter Meiggs Bush, “Vital Records of Brooksville, Hancock County, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 104, 109 (1950, 1955), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 19 February 2015), Mary Grindle; vol. 5, page 115.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Mary M. Wescott; memorial 121983091.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Margaret Ann Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), William Harrison Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Ruth Stanley Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Archibald Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[10] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Horace D. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Joanna Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Joanna Wescott Dugan; memorial 140907430.

[13] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Thomas Jefferson Wescott; FHL 10608.

[14] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Thomas J. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10609.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Thomas J. Wescott; memorial 121982865.

[16] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 3 March 2015), Thomas J. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[17] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Fred N. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[18] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Arthur E. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Arthur E. Wescott; memorial 121982923.

[20] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 3 March 2015), Arthur E. Wescott and Nellie Robb; FHL microfilm 10608.

[21] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 February 2015), Mary Maria Wescott; FHL 10608.

[22] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 3 March 2015), Fred H. Butler and Mary N. Wescott; FHL microfilm 10608.

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