Andrew SIMONTON

Andrew SIMONTON is my sixth great grandfather.  Andrew arrived in Falmouth, ME August of 1718 with his parents and siblings.[1]  He was enumerated in the 1790 U.S. census in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[2]  He lived in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME most of his life[3]. He was a mariner most of his life.[4]

Andrew SIMONTON was born about 1708 in Ulster, Ireland, the son of Andrew and Ann (DOUGLAS) SIMONTON.  He died 8 February 1794 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[5]  He married twice, first Elizabeth COBB 30 November 1730 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[6]  Elizabeth was born 8 October 1712 in Middleborough, Plymouth, MA.[7]  She was the daughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth (VAUGHAN) COBB.  He married second Sarah Ann ARMSTRONG 27 December 1754 in Falmouth, Cumberland, ME.[8]  Ann was born 12 Jul 1738 and died 1802 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[9]

Andrew and Elizabeth had the following children:

  1. James born 4 December 1734 in Falmouth, Cumberland, ME. He died 4 March 1813 in Camden, Knox, ME.[10]  James is interred at Mountain Cemetery in Camden, Knox, ME.  James married Anne LANE 27 May 1758 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[11]
  2. Mary born 1736
  3. Sarah born 18 April 1738 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME. She died in Franklin, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Bayview Cemetery in Franklin, Hancock, ME.  Sarah married twice, she married first Asa DYER 6 January 1774 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.  Asa was born in 1752.  He died 1790 in Sullivan, Hancock, ME.  She married second Stephen HARDISON.[12]  Stephen was born 30 July 1727 in Kittery, York, ME.[13]  He is the son of Stephen and Alice (ABBOT) HARDISON.  He is my third cousin seven times removed.
  4. Elizabeth born 11 Jun 1740 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME. She died 1 Jun 1800 in Steuben, Washington, ME. She was interred at Goods Point Cemetery in Steuben, Washington, ME.[14]  She married Henry DYER 8 December 1762 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[15]  Captain Henry DYER was born 1739 in Falmouth, Cumberland, ME.  Henry is the son of Henry and Sarah (RIDLEY) DYER.  He died 7 January 1800 in Steuben, Washington, ME.  He is interred at Goods Point Cemetery in Steuben, Washington, ME.[16]
  5. Jonathan born about 1742. He died about 1802.  Jonathan married Elizabeth JORDAN 16 April 1771 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Me.[17]  Elizabeth was born 1752 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.  She is the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (SMITH) JORDAN.
  6. Christiana Simonton [my fifth great grandmother] was born 9 April 1747 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME. She died 8 Jun 1800 in Trenton, Hancock, ME.  She married Solomon I. Jordan [my fifth great grandfather] 3 December 1767 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[18]  Solomon was born 12 September 1744 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[19]  Solomon was the son of Nathaniel and Dorothy (HILL) JORDAN.  He died 18 June 1800 in Trenton, Hancock, ME.
  7. Ebenezer 1749
  8. Maria 1750 In Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.

Andrew and Sarah had the following children:

  1. Walter born 19 October 1755 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[20] Walter married Lucy SAWYER 9 August 1791 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[21]
  2. Sarah born 18 April 1758 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[22]
  3. Isabelle born 30 August 1763 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[23]

[1] Kathleen Canney Barber and Janet Ireland Delorey, “The Houston/Huston Families of Falmouth, Maine,” The Maine Genealogist, 25 (2003), online archieves, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 12 March 2015), William and Andrew Simionton (and families); vol. 25, page 148.

[2] 1790, Cumberland County, Maine, Cape Elizabeth, image 1, Andrew Simonton; NARA microfilm publication M637, 2.

[3] James L. Hansen, “Probate and Miscellaneous Notices from The Eastern Herald and Gazette of Maine of Portland: September 1796-December 1797,” The Maine Genealogist, 27 (2005), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 8 February 2015), Andrew Simonton.

[4] James L. Hansen, “Probate and Miscellaneous Notices from The Eastern Herald and Gazette of Maine of Portland: September 1796-December 1797,” The Maine Genealogist, 27 (2005), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 8 February 2015), Andrew Simonton.

[5] James L. Hansen, “Probate and Miscellaneous Notices from The Eastern Herald and Gazette of Maine of Portland: September 1796-December 1797,” The Maine Genealogist, 27 (2005), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 8 February 2015), Andrew Simonton.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 38.  [6] Hon. William Willis, “Records of Falmouth (Now Portland) Maine,” New England Historical and Genealgocial Register, 14, 16, 17 (1860, 1862, 1863), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 8 February 2015), Simonton Andrew with Betty Cobb, Oct. 19, 1734; vol. 17, page 33.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 September 2013), Elizabeth Cobb, 8 Oct 1712, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts.  Susan E. Roser, “Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 10 September 2013), Elizabeth Cobb, b. 8 Oct. 1712.  Philip L. Cobb, author, A History of the Cobb Family (Cleveland: 1907), 77; images online, Open Library, Open Library (openlibrary.org : online 10 September 2013.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 10 September 2013), Elizabeth Cobb, Oct 8, 1712.  George Ernest Bowman, “Middleborough, Mass., Births, Marriages and Deaths: Literally transcribed from the Original Records,” The Mayflower Descendant, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13 (1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1911), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 10 September 2013), Elisabeth Cob the Daughter of Jonathan & Elisabeth Cob was born October 8 1712.

[8] Hon. William Willis, “Records of Falmouth (Now Portland) Maine,” New England Historical and Genealgocial Register, 14, 16, 17 (1860, 1862, 1863), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 10 September 2013), Simonton Andrew Jr. with Sarah Armstrong, Dec. 27, 1754.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 12 September 2014), Andrew Simonton and Sarah Armstrong, 27 Dec. 1754; roll 92.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, vital records prior to 1892; Sherrard-Skillings; image 2522/4074, Andrew Simonton Jr & Sarah Armstrong, 27 December 1754; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[9] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, delayed returns; Cape Elizabeth, Mrs. Sarah Simonton, 12 July 1802; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health..

[10] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 March 2015), James Simonton.  Hon. William Willis, “Records of Falmouth (Now Portland) Maine,” New England Historical and Genealgocial Register, 14, 16, 17 (1860, 1862, 1863), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 12 March 2014), Simonton James with Anne Lane, May 22 1758; vol. 17, page 151.

[11] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 March 2015), Anna Lane and James Simonton.

[12] Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 510; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 7 January 2015; HARDISON family.

[13] Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 510; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 7 January 2015; HARDISON family.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Elizabeth “Betsey” Simonton Dyer; memorial 55642368.

[15] Yates Publishing, “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 March 2015), Elizabeth Simonton and Henry Dyer.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 March 2015), Betty Simonton and Henry Dyer.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Henry Dyer, III; memorial 55642304.

[17] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 52 [Elizabeth Jordan #143].

[18] Charles Burleigh, esq., “Marriages in Falmouth (Cape Elizabeth) Solomized by Rev. Ephraim Clark, Pastor 2nd Parish,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, Ancestry.com (ancestry.com : 2013), p. 103, available through satxfaust family tree.

[19] National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research System members only database, (dar.org, online 21 August 2013), Solomon Jordan.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 23 August 2013), Solomon Jordan.

[20] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205261, Walter Simonton, 19 October 1755; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 11 March 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[21] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205261, Walter Simonton and Lucy Sawyer, 9 August 1791; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 11 March 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health..

[22] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205261, Sarah Simonton, 8 April 1758; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 11 March 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health..

[23] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205261, Isabelle Simonton, 30 August 1763; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 11 March 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health..

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