Elizabeth WESCOTT

Elizabeth is my fourth great grand aunt.  We are related through her parents, my fifth great grandparents, William Jr. and Margaret (HANEY) WESCOTT.  Elizabeth and Jeremiah were enumerated in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME in the 1850 census.[1]  Elizabeth was enumerated with her son Hazael in the 1860 census in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[2]  Elizabeth was enumerated living by herself in the 1870 census in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[3]

 

Elizabeth “Betsey” WESCOTT was born 23 November 1789 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[4]  She died 17 February 1871 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.  Elizabeth married twice, first to Ebenezer GRANT 26 May 1807 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 15 March 1807 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[5]  Ebenezer was born 20 April 1785 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[6]  He was the son of Alexander and Abigail (STAPLES) GRANT.  Elizabeth married second to Jeremiah VARNUM 12 September 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 4 August 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[7]  Jeremiah was born 8 January 1782 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  He died 26 November 1856 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.  Jeremiah was interred at Seaside Cemetery in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME.[8]

 

Elizabeth and Ebenezer had one child:

  1. William B. was born 17 July 1808 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[9] William married Thankful MARKS.  Thankful was born 24 April 1812 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.  She died 24 March 1893 in Orland, Hancock, ME.  She was interred at Thompson Family Cemetery in Orland, Hancock, ME.[10]

Elizabeth and Jeremiah had the following children:

  1. Jeremiah born 8 December 1813 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[11]
  2. Amos born 26 February 1817 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[12]
  3. Hazael [male] was born 25 March 1821 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[13]
  4. Horace born 21 July 1831 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[14]

 

[1] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, 66 (stamped), dwelling 68, family 68, Jeremiah Varnum; NARA microfilm publication M432, 254.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 18, dwelling 125, family 131, Betsey W. Varnum; FHL microfilm 803438; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.

[3] Betsey Varnum; FHL microfilm 552043, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 13, 277 (stamped), dwelling 708, family 110; microfilm M593, 544.

[4] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Elizabeth Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[5] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Ebenezer Grant and Betsy Wescot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Ebenezer Grant; FHL microfilm 11752.

[7] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Jeremiah Varnom and Betsy Grant; FHL microfilm 11752.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 March 2015), Jeremiah Varnum; memorial 114038723.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), William Grant Varnum; FHL microfilm 11752.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 March 2015), Thankful Marks; memorial 78318138.

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Jeremiah Varnum; FHL microfilm 11752.

[12] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Amos Varnum; FHL microfilm 11752.

[13] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Hazael Varnum; FHL microfilm 11752.

[14] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 15 March 2015), Horace Varnum; FHL microfilm 11752.

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