Andrew WESCOTT

Andrew is my first cousin seven times removed.  We are related through his grandparents, my seventh grandparents Andrew and Deborah (WEBBER) WESCOTT.  We are also related through his grandparents, my seventh grandparents John and Elizabeth (PIERCE) PERKINS.  We are also six cousins four times removed.  We are related through John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth great grandparents.  Andrew was enumerated in the 1790 census taken in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[1]

Andrew WESCOTT was born 16 February 1768 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[2]  He died 1 December 1833.  Andrew married Marcy PERKINS 15 January 1790 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Marcy was born 20 June 1772 in York, York, ME.  She is the daughter of Isaac and Olive (WEBBER) PERKINS.  She is my second cousin 7 times removed; we are related through her great grandfather, my eighth great grandfather and his second wife Anna LITTLEFIELD.  Marcy died 20 May 1840.

Andrew and Marcy had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth “Betsey” was born 6 August 1790 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[3] She married twice, first to James MASON 18 August 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 30 March 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[4]  Elizabeth married second to Thomas WILLIAMSON in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.
  2. Pelatiah was born 12 January 1793 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[5] He died 30 May 1844.  Pelatiah married Sarah SNOWMAN 13 April 1813 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 21 March 1813 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[6]  Sarah was born 21 Mar 1792 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Sarah is the daughter of John and Comfort (HORNE) SNOWMAN.  Sarah died 15 November 1881 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.
  3. Jeremiah was born 29 November 1795 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[7] He died 23 January 1863. Jeremiah was interred at the Old Wescott Cemetery in Hancock County, ME.[8]   Jeremiah married Keziah CARPENTER 9 December 1820 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 15 October 1820 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[9]  Keziah was born 6 August 1797 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Wilson and Lucy (GRANT) CARPENTER.  Keziah died 9 Jul 1877 in Penobscot, ME.  She is interred at the Old Wescott Cemetery in Hancock County, ME.[10]
  4. Olive was born 11 November 1797 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[11] She died 1877 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She married John CLARK 3 March 1816 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 3 February 1816 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[12]
  5. Captain Robert Pressley, Sr. was born 23 September 1798 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[13] He died 13 December 1866 in Penobscot, Hancock, Me.  He is interred at Perkins-Wescott Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[14]  He married Sarah GRINDLE 1 January 1823 in Blue Hill, Hancock, ME, intentions filed 10 November 1822 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[15]  Sarah was born 28 August 1798 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Daniel and Sarah (GRAY) GRINDLE.  Sarah is my first cousin seven times removed through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents John and Elizabeth (DOOR) GRINDLE.  Sarah died 13 November 1873 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Sarah is interred at Perkins-Wescott Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[16]
  6. Andrew was born in 1800 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME. He died 29 Jul 1858 in Bucksport, Hancock, ME.  He married twice; first he married Elizabeth WIGHT on 10 November 1831 in ME, intentions filed 8 October 1831 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[17]  Elizabeth was born in Castine, Hancock, ME.  Andrew married second Charlotte (CARLTON) DOUGLAS.
  7. Samuel was born 2 September 1804 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME. He died 9 March 1866 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[18]  Samuel married twice; first he married Harriet Elizabeth GRINDLE on 1 January 1834 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[19]  She was born 17 October 1807 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She was the daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth (JOHNSON) GRINDLE.  Harriet is my second cousin six time removed we are related through her great grandparents John and Elizabeth (DOOR) GRINDLE and through her great grandparents Joseph and Mary (JONES) LOWELL.  Harriet died 9 November 1854 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Johnson’s Point Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[20]  Samuel married second to Margaret HOWARD 3 March 1855 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.
  8. Mary Ann was born 22 December 1805 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME. She died 20 January 1898 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Mary married twice; first to Hayti ROBERTS 11 November 1830 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Mary married second to Edward PERKINS on 20 April 1849 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.

[1] 1790 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, Penobscot, line number 5523, Andrew Wescott; image 47; NARA microfilm publication M637, 568142.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Andrew Wescott; FHL microfilm 11752.  Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penboscot, Maine,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 20 March 2015), Andrew Escott, b. 16 Feb. 1768; vol. 70, page 219.

[3] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Betsy Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[4] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), James Mason and Betsy Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Palaliah Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[6] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Peletiah Westcot and Sally Snowman; FHL microfilm 11752.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Jeremiah Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 March 2015), Jeremiah Wescott; memorial 143218606.

[9] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Jeremiah Wescott and Keziah Carpenter; FHL microfilm 11752.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 March 2015), Keziah Carpenter Wescott; memorial 110913482.

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Olive Wescott; FHL microfilm 11752.

[12] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), John Clark and Olive Wescot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[13] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Robert Westcot; FHL microfilm 11752.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 March 2015), Capt. Robert Presley Wescott Sr; memorial 52611944.

[15] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Robert Wescott and Sarah Grindle; FHL microfilm 11752.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Robert Wescott and Sarah Grindle; FHL microfilm 10608.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 March 2015), Sarah Grindle Wescott; memorial 52611961.

[17] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Andrew Wescott and Eliza White; FHL microfilm 11752.

[18] Mrs. Walter Meiggs Bush, “Vital Records of Brooksville, Hancock County, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 104, 105, 109 (1950, 1951, 1955), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 20 March 2015), Samuel Wescott died May 9 1866; vol. 109, page 108.

[19] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 March 2015), Samuel Wescott and Harriet E. Grindell; FHL microfilm 11752.

[20] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 March 2015), Harriet E. Wescott; memorial 107326651.

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