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Lieutenant David RYTHER

David is my third cousin eight times removed.  We are related through Robert Thomas and Susannah (SELBEE) BLOTT.   David went by RIDER, RYDER and RYTHER throughout his life.[1]  David was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War.   He was on a scouting mission to Fort Bridgman in Vermont and a scouting mission looking for westward expansion.[2]  He served under Israel Williams and Captain Phineas Stephens.  He held offices in the town of Bernardston, Franklin, MA, such as; selectman, Inspection and Safety, and Committee of Correspondence.[3]  His was one of the first families to settle in Bernardston, Franklin, MA, he purchased his lot for £48 ½ buying lot number 37.[4]  David and his family lived in Northfield, Franklin, MA about 1745 to 1747.[5]  David and family moved to Hadley, Hampshire, MA and lived there from 1747 to 1750.[6]  From 1750 till his death he and his family lived in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[7]

Lieutenant David RYTHER was born 15 August 1719 in Sherborn, Middlesex, MA.[8]  He was the son of Daniel and Elizabeth (ADAMS) RYDER.  David died 6 June 1804 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[9]  He is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[10]  David married Martha SHATTUCK about 1745 in Northfield, Franklin, MA.[11]  Martha was born 2 April 1725 in Northfield, Franklin, MA.[12]  She was the daughter of Daniel and Rebecca (BOLTWOOD) SHATTUCK.  She died 12 November 1802 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[13]  She is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[14]

David and Martha had the following children:

  1. Hannah RYTHER born 10 May 1746 in Northfield, Franklin, MA.[15] She died 6 August 1815 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[16]  She is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[17]  Hannah married Ichabod WARNER 7 January 1766 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[18]  Ichabod was born 1 March 1838.[19]  He was the son of Ichabod and Mary Goldsmith (MAPES) WARNER.  He died 16 November 1815 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[20]  He is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[21]
  2. David RYTHER was born 10 September 1747.[22] He died 20 September 1747.[23]
  3. Peter RYTHER was born 23 November 1749 in Hadley, Hampshire, MA.[24] He drowned 24 May 1771 in Turner Falls, Franklin, MA.[25]
  4. Hophni RYTHER was born 2 April 1751 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[26] He died 13 Jun 1776 in probably Trois-Riviers, Quebec, Canada while serving in the Revolutionary War.[27]  Hophni married Sarah CONNABLE 6 May 1773.[28]  Sarah was born in May 1751 in Sunderland, Windsor, VT.[29]  She was the daughter of Samuel and Mary (English) CONNABLE.  She died in 1804.[30]
  5. Rebecca RYTHER was born 23 May 1753 in Bernardston, Franklin MA.[31] She died 20 April 1837 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[32]  She is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[33]  Rebecca married twice; first to Samuel CONNABLE 13 November 1770.[34]  Samuel was born 11 November 1743 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[35]  He was the son of Samuel and Mary (ENGLISH) CONNABLE.  He died 29 April 1794 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[36]  She married second to Judge John BRIDGMAN about 2 February 1799.[37]
  6. Martha RYTHER was born 10 April 1755 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[38] She died 19 March 1831.[39]  She is interred at Beaver Meadow Cemetery in Leyden, Franklin, MA.[40]  Martha married Deacon John HUNT.  John was born 15 March 1752 in Norwich, New London, CT.  He was the son of Thomas and Mary (SMITH) HUNT.  He died 14 July 1819 in MA.[41]  He is interred at Beaver Meadow Cemetery in Leyden, Franklin, MA.[42]
  7. David RYTHER was born 15 March 1758 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[43] He died 11 June 1831.[44]  He is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[45]  David married twice; first to Zurviah SMALLEY 3 January 1782 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[46]  Zurviah was born in 1765 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[47]  She was the daughter of William and Hannah (LOOMIS) SMALLEY.  She died 4 March 1813 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[48]  She is interred at Old Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[49]  He married second to Abigail WRIGHT 9 June 1814.[50]  She died 4 March 1827.[51]
  8. John RYTHER was born 14 February 1760 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[52] He died 30 September 1767.[53]
  9. Anna RYTHER was born 24 August 1763 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[54] She died 30 October 1765.[55]
  10. Elihu RYTHER was born 9 November 1765 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[56] He died 30 September 1767.[57]
  11. Gideon RYTHER was born 28 November 1768 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[58] He died 13 September 1839 in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[59] He is interred at Center Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[60]  Gideon married Sylvia ALEXANDER 10 October 1791.[61]  Sylvia was born 16 November 1764 in Northfield, Franklin, MA.[62]  She was the daughter of Thomas ALEXANDER.  She died 25 May 1850 in Brattleboro, Windham, VT.[63]  She is interred at Center Cemetery in Bernardston, Franklin, MA.[64]

[1] Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 470; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 June 2015; Lieut. David Ryther #2.

[2] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  J. H. Temple and George Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts: for 150 years, with an account of the prior occupation of the territory by the Squakheags and with family genealogies (1875; reprint, Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell, n.d.), 531, David Ryther (Rider); database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015.

[3] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.

[4] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.

[5] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  Bryant B. Brooks, Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks: Cowboy, Trapper, Lumberman, Stockman, Oilman, Banker and Governor of Wyoming (Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1939), 49; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Ryther, Lieutenant David.  Lemuel Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck: The progenitor of the families in America that have borne his name; including an introduction, and an appendix containing collateral information (1855; reprint, Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, n.d.), 131, Martha Shattuck #74; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015.

[6] Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[7] Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[8] 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 20 June 2015), David Rider; FHL microfilm 164693, 872789.  Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  Brooks, Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks, 49.

[9] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 20 June 2015), Lieutenant David Ryther; Bernardston page 55.  Brooks, Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks, 49.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Lieut David Ryther; memorial 58267182.

[11] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  Brooks, Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks, 49.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[12] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  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 20 June 2015), Martha Shattuck; FHL microfilm 886783.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015), Martha Shattuck; Northfield page #7-B.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[13] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 470.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 20 June 2015), Martha wife of Lt. D. Ryther; Bernardston page 55.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Mrs. Martha Shattuck Ryther; memorial 127298231.

[15] Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 513; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 25 June 2015; Ichabod Warner #1.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015), Ichabod Warner; History of Gill Genealogies; Warner.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[16] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 513. “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015), Ichabod Warner; History of Gill Genealogies; Warner.

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Hannah Ryther Warner; memorial 58504822.

[18] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 513.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015), Ichabod Warner; History of Gill Genealogies; Warner.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[19] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 513.

[20] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 513.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Ichabod Warner; History of Gill Genealogies; Warner.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Ichabod Warner; memorial 127300339.

[22] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; David #ii.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[23] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.

[24] 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 21 June 2015), Peter Rider; FHL microfilm 186128.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Peter #iii.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.

[25] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[26] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471, 472; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Hophi #iv, 3.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[27] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.

[28] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[29] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.

[30] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.

[31] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Rebecca #v.  Edwards J. Connable and John B. Newcomb, Cunnabell, Conable or Connable Family: John Cunnabell, of London, England, and Boston, Massachusetts and His Descendants (Jackson, Mich.: Daily Citizen Book Printing House, 1886), 52, Samuel Cunnabell #14; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015.

[32] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.  Newcomb, Cunnabell, Conable or Connable Family, 52.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[33] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Samuel Connable, Jr.; memorial 58272729.

[34] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.  Newcomb, Cunnabell, Conable or Connable Family, 52.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[35] Newcomb, Cunnabell, Conable or Connable Family, 52.

[36] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.

[37] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.  Newcomb, Cunnabell, Conable or Connable Family, 52.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[38] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[39] Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[40] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Martha Ryder Hunt; memorial 38759978.

[41] Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[42] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), John Hunt; memorial 86401390.

[43] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Lora Altine Woodbury Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England: and the allied families with tracings of English ancestry, revised edition (Boston and New York: Houghton Miffline Company, 1934), 149; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Zerviah Smally #1.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471, 472; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; David #vii, 4.

[44] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[45] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), David Ryther; memorial 127298186.

[46] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.  Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England, 149.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.

[47] Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England, 149.

[48] Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England, 149.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[49] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Zurviah Ryther; memorial 127299212.

[50] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[51] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[52] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; John #viii.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[53] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471.

[54] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Anna #ix.

[55] Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[56] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Edwin Emery, The History of Sanford Maine: 1661-1900 (Fall River, Mass: tHE cOMPILER, 1901), 471; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Elihu #x.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[57] Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Emery, The History of Sanford Maine, 471.

[58] Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471, 472-3; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Gideon #xi, 5.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[59] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472-3.  Sheldon, A History of the Town of Northfield, Massachusetts, 531.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[60] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 20 June 2015), Gideon Ryther; memorial 96794576.

[61] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472-3.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2015), Gideon Ryther and Silvia Alexander; FHL microfilm 0893957.

[62] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472-3.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[63] Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 471, 472-3.  Shattuck, Memorials of the descendants of William Shattuck, 131.

[64] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 June 2015), Sylvia Alexander Ryther; memorial 96794604.

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John JORDAN

John is my fourth cousin five times removed.  We are related through Reverend Robert and Sarah (WINTER) JORDAN.  John and family were enumerated in the 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 U.S. census population schedules taken in Coventry, Kent, RI.  In all the censuses he was listed as a farmer.[1]  He was enumerated with his wife, son William and his wife in the 1865 Rhode Island state census, again listed as a farmer.[2]

John JORDAN was born 6 June 1799 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[3]  He was the son of Edmund and Elizabeth (GREENE) JORDAN.  He died 15 February 1883 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[4]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[5]  John married Mercy WEAVER 9 January 1819.[6]  Mercy was born 20 May 1800 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[7]  She is the daughter of Captain John and Ruth (WILBUR) WEAVER.  She died 11 July 1893 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[8]  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[9]

John and Mercy had the following children:

  1. Caroline JORDAN died in 1833. She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[10]
  2. George W. JORDAN was born 22 January 1820 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[11] He died 21 November 1899 in Coventry, Kent, RI.  George is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[12]  He married Ruth Ann HALL 28 November 1839 in Warwick, Kent, RI.[13]  Ruth Ann was born 2 February 1822 in Warwick, Kent, RI.  She was the daughter of Isaac and Susan C. HALL.  She died 6 May 1905.[14] Ruth is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[15]
  3. Susan R. JORDAN was born 11 October 1821. She died 25 March 1913.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[16]  Susan married two times; first to William TAYLOR 26 November 1840 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[17]  She married second to Charles ANDREWS 17 August 1885.  Charles was born in 1825.  He died 2 January 1890.  He is interred at Edmond Andrews Lot in Coventry, Kent, RI.[18]
  4. Hannah Poole JORDAN was born 23 April 1827 in Coventry, Kent, RI. She died 11 January 1904 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[19]  She married Hiram LINDALL 9 November 1846 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[20]  Hiram was born in 4 August 1826 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[21]  He was the son of Abel and Mary LINDALL.  He died 1918 in Coventry, Kent, RI.  He is interred at Woodland Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[22]
  5. Sarah “Sally” A. JORDAN was born about 1829. She died 25 August 1840.
  6. Mercy A. JORDAN was born about 1831. She died 1921.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[23]  Mercy married Wilbur Tillinghast GREENE 5 July 1852 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[24]  Wilbur was born in 1827.  He was the son of Elisha and Hannah (JONES) GREENE.  He died 15 August 1896.[25]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[26]
  7. Ruth E. JORDAN was born about 1833. She died 23 January 1837.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[27]
  8. Caroline Jordan was born 1836. She died 18 January 1837.
  9. John F. JORDAN was born 29 May 1837 in Coventry, Kent, RI. He died 14 January 1905. He is interred at Glendford Cemetery in North Scituate, Providence, RI.[28]  He married Lydia A.  Lydia was born 7 Jun 1838 in Foster, Providence, RI.[29]  She died 22 January 1894 RI.  He was interred at Glendford Cemetery in North Scituate, Providence, RI.[30]
  10. Mary E. JORDAN died 25 July 1839 at less than 1 year old. She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[31]
  11. William Henry JORDAN was born 1840 in Greene, Kent, RI. He died 1 August 1925 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[32]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[33]  William married twice; first to Sophia.  He married second to Sarah M. EASTERBROOK 20 December 1920 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[34]
  12. Sarah Jane Jordan was born about 1844 in RI.
  13. Caroline Jordan was born in 1844. She died 3 October 1845.

[1] 1840 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, Coventry, page 73, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 0022260; NARA microfilm publication M704, 504.  1850 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, page 256 (stamped), dwelling 149, family 160, John Jordan; NARA microfilm publication M432, 841.  1860 U.S. census, Kent County, Maine, population schedule, Coventry, page 16, dwelling 129, family 149, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 805203; NARA microfilm publication M653, 1203.  1870 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, page 91, 167 (stamped), dwelling 658, family 809, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 552970; NARA microfilm publication M593, 1471.  1880 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, Enumeration District (ED) 071, page 27C, 131 (stamped), dwelling 249, family 289, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 1255209; NARA microfilm publication T9, 1209.

[2] 1865 Rhode Island State Census, Kent County, Rhode Island; Kent Co., RI, (Coventry); John Jordan; page 47, 119 (stamped); line 11, dwelling 292, family 353, Rhode Island, State Censues, 1865-1935, 1865, Kent, Coventry, Ancestry.com; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[4] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[5] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), John Jordan; memorial 63293347.

[6] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  Yates Publishing, “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 June 2015), Mercy Weaver and John Jordan.

[7] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[8] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Mercy Jordan; FHL microfilm 925616.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mercy Weaver Jordan; memorial 30096217.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Caroline Jordan; memorial 117266377.

[11] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), George W. Jordan; memorial 63292887.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), George Jordan; page 207457.

[13] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].  “Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall and George W. Jordan; page 73.  James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall and George W. Jordan; Kent County-V1; page 61; page 73.

[14] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall Jordan; memorial 63292917.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Susan R. Jordan Taylor Andrews; memorial 30057715.

[17] James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Susan R. Jordan and William Taylor; Kent County-V1; page 4-31, page 4-52.  Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), William Taylor and Susan R. Jordan; FHL microfilm 925615, 908269.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Charles Andrews; memorial 76074503.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Charles Andrews; page 8550.

[19] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Hannah Pool Lindall; FHL microfilm 1906750.

[20] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Hannah Pool Lindall; FHL microfilm 1906750.  James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Hannah Jordan and Hiram Lindall; Kent County; V1, page 4-31, 4-34.

[21] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Hiram Lindall; FHL microfilm 925615, 908269.

[22] New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Hiram Lindall.

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mercy A. Jordan Greene; memorial 18932163.

[24] Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilbur T. Greene and Mercy A. Jordan; FHL microfilm 925616, 925615.

[25] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilber Tillinghast Greene; FHL microfilm 2023267.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Wilbur Tillinghast Greene; memorial 18932201.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilbur Greene.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth E. Jordan; memorial 117266552.

[28] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 June 2015), John F. Jordan; memorial 120700420.

[29]

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 June 2015), Lydia A. Jordan; microfilm 120700439.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mary E. Jordan; FHL microfilm 117266486.

[32] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

[33] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

[34] Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan and Sarah M. Trenn; FHL microfilm 1838042.  FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

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Elizabeth BUTLER

Elizabeth is my fourth cousin six times removed.  We are related through John and Lia (BLOTT) GREENE, my ninth great grandmother.  Elizabeth is quoted saying: “I shall be eighty two years old the seventeenth day of next December.  I can spin ten skeins of yarn in a day, by the light of the sun.  I am now weaving six yards of cloth five quarters wide, daily.  When I was eighty years of age I spun, in ten months, four hundred and thirty-three skeins of yarn, and wove five hundred and twenty-five yards of cloth.”[1]

Elizabeth BUTLER was born about 1759.  She was baptized 6 June 1760 in Berwick, York, ME.[2]  She was the daughter of Lieutenant Thomas and Bridget (GERRISH) BUTLER.  She married William CHADWICK 18 May 1781 in Berwick, York, ME by Rev. Matthew MERRIAM at the Second Church of Berwick.[3]  William was born 25 September 1745 in Somersworth, Strafford, NH.[4]  William was the son of William and Abra (WENTWORTH) CHADWICK.  He died in 1827 in Berwick, York, ME.

Elizabeth and William had the following children:

  1. Abra CHADWICK was born 9 October 1781 in Berwick, York, ME.[5] She died 10 October 1877.  She is interred at Lords Cemetery in Berwick, York, ME.[6]  Abra married Captain John LORD 12 February 1807 in Berwick, York, ME by Dudley HUBBARD Esq.[7]  John was born 26 September 1785 in Berwick, York, ME.[8]  He is the son of Samuel and Abigail (ALLEN) LORD.  He died 31 March 1855 in Berwick, York, ME.[9]  He is interred at Lords Cemetery in Berwick, York, ME.[10]
  2. Ivory CHADWICK was born 4 January 1784 in Berwick, York, ME.[11] He drowned on 8 June 1798 in Berwick, York, ME.[12]
  3. Elizabeth “Betsey” CHADWICK was born 18 November 1785 in Berwick, York, ME.[13] Elizabeth married twice; first to Daniel WADLEIGH 5 December 1806 in Berwick, York, ME by Bery N. Green, Justice of the Peace.[14]  Daniel was born about 1781 in South Berwick, York, ME.  She married second to John WHITTIER 3 January 1836 with intentions filed 15 December 1835 in Brighton, Somerset, ME.[15]
  4. Mary “Polly” CHADWICK was born 1 October 1787 in Berwick, York, ME.[16] She died after 21 August 1850.  Mary married Bartholomew THOMPSON.[17]  Bartholomew was born 22 October 1784 in Berwick, York, ME.[18]  He was the son of Alexander and Dorothy (WENTWORTH) THOMPSON.  He died 20 May 1859.[19]
  5. Nancy CHADWICK was born 7 August 1789 in Berwick, York, ME.[20] She married twice; first to BEAN.  She married second to John BOND about 1815.[21]  John was born about 1785 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.
  6. Nathaniel CHADWICK was born 5 September 1791 in Berwick, York, ME.[22] He died 17 April 1836 in Berwick, York, ME.[23]  Nathaniel married Charity ABBOT 1 October 1813 in Berwick, York, ME by Elder William CHADBORN.[24]  Charity was born 15 September 1791 in Berwick, York, ME.  Her parents are Thomas and Olive (CHADWICK) ABBOT.
  7. John CHADWICK was born 5 September 1793 or 30 October 1793 in Berwick, York, ME.[25] He drowned at sea 25 December 1813 as a privateer during the War of 1812.[26]
  8. Thomas CHADWICK was born 21 December 1795 in Berwick, York, ME.[27] He married Amy NOCK 21 August 1816 in Berwick, York, ME by Reverend Joseph HILLIARD.[28]  Amy was born 21 September 1789 in Berwick, York, ME.  Amy was the daughter of Jonathan and Betsey (NOCK) NOCK.
  9. Bridget CHADWICK was born 17 January 1802 in Berwick, York, ME.[29] She died 8 April 1875.[30]  Bridget married James THOMPSON 14 December 1826 in South Berwick, York, ME by Reverend E. L. BOYD.[31]  James was born 21 April 1786.[32]  He was the son of Alexander and Dorothy (WENTWORTH) THOMPSON.  He died 22 October 1870 in South Berwick, York, ME.[33]
  10. William CHADWICK was born 9 April 1804 in Berwick, York, ME.[34] He married Asenath KEAY.[35]  Asenath was born about 1808 in ME.

[1] C. Benjamin Richardson, The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History, and Biography of America, original (1868; reprint, n.d.), 195, Betsey (Butler) Chadwick; online images, Google, Google Books (www.books.google.com : online 9 June 2015.

[2] George H. Butler M.D., Thomas Butler and His Descendants: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas and Elizabeth Butler of Butler’s Hill, South Berwick, ME. 1674-1886 (New York: Trow’s Printing and Bookbinding Company, 1886), 21, 22; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com

[3] Edwin Emery, The History of Sanford Maine: 1661-1900 (Fall River, Mass: tHE cOMPILER, 1901), 416; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 18 March 2014.  Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, compiled, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892), 72; image online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 18 March 2014.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), William Jr. Chadwick and Elizabeth Butler; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, William Chadwick Jr & Elizab Butler, 18 May 1781; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Mrs. Marietta Frances Hilton of (Stacy) Belmont Mass., “Records of the Second Church of Berwick, ME., 1755-1857,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 74 (1920), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 7 June 2015), William Chadwick Jun. and Elizabeth Butler; vol. 74, page 254.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 8 June 2015), Elizb Butler and William Chadwick Junior; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll 18.

[4] Joseph Tate, “The Diary of Master Joseph Tate of Somersworth, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 74 (1920), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 7 June 2015), William Chadwick born Sep. 25. 1745.

[5] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Abra Chadwick, 9 October 1781; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Abra Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 June 2015), Abra Lord; memorial 39954793.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Abra Lord; FHL microfilm 001316080.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 121, Abra, wife of Capt. John; online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015.

[7] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002644, 000009822, John Lord Jr. and Abra Chadwick, 12 February 1807; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 8 June 2015), Abra Chadwick and John Lord; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll 68.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

[8] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002643, 000009822, John Lord, 26 September 1785; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), John Lord; FHL microfilm 9822.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 122, John, (Capt.); online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015.

[9] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002644, 000009822, Captain John Lord, 31 March 1855; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 122, John, (Capt.); online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 June 2015), Capt. John Lord; memorial 113379150.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Abra Lord; FHL microfilm 001316080.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 122, John, (Capt.); online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015.

[11] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Ivory Chadwick, 4 January 1784; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Ivory Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015), Ivory Chadwick; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; roll 18.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 123.

[12] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Ivory Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Ivory Chadwick, 8 June 1798; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 123.

[13] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Betsy Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Betsy Chadwick, 18 November 1785; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

[14] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009873, David Wadly and Betsy Chadwick, 5 December 1806; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 9 jun 2015.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015), Daniel Wadly and Betsy Chadwick; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; roll 100.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

[15] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205257, 000009879, John Whittier and Mrs. Elizabeth Wadleigh, 15 December 1835; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015), John Whittier and Mrs. Elizabeth Wadleigh; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns: roll 104.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), John Whittier and Elizabeth Wadleigh; FHL microfilm 12210.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 9 jun 2015.

[16] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Polly Chadwick, 1 October 1787; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Polly Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 123.

[17] Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 123.  John Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy: English and American vol. 1, reprint (n.d.), 271, Bartholomew Thompson; digital images, Google.com, books.google.com (www.books.google.com : online 9 June 2015.

[18] Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[19] Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[20] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Nancy Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Nancy Chadwick, 7 August 1789; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.

[21] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), John Bond and Nancy Bean; FHL microfilm 12011.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002384, 000009753, Nancy Bean and John Bond, 18 February 1810; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.

[22] Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014), Nathaniel Chadwick; 5 Sep 1791; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Nathaniel Chadwick, 5 September 1791; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[23] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Nathaniel Chadwick, 17 April 1836; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Nathaniel Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.

[24] Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002392, 000009763, Mr. nathaniel Chadwick & Miss Charity Abbot, 1 October 1813; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014), Mr. Nathaniel Chadwick & Miss Charity Abbott, 1 Oct. 1813; microfilm 9763.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 8 September 2014), Nathaniel Chadwick and Charity Abbot 1 Oct 1813.

[25] Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), John Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, John Chadwick, 30 October 1793; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[26] Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.

[27] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Thomas Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Thomas Chadwick, 21 December 1795; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.

[28] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Thomas Chadwick and Amey Knox; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Thomas Chadwick and Amey Knox, 21 August 1816; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Mrs. Marietta Frances Hilton of (Stacy) Belmont Mass., “Records of the Second Church of Berwick, ME., 1755-1857,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 74 (1920), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 9 June 2015), Thomas Chadwick of So. Berwick and Amy Knox of Berwick; vol. 74, page 264.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 124.

[29] Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 125.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), Bridget Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Bridget Chadwick, 17 December 1802; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[30] Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 125.  Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[31] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), James Thompson and Bridget Chadwick; FHL microfilm 12241.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009868, 001205250, James Thompson and Briget Chadwick, 14 December 1826; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.  Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 125.  Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[32] Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[33] Butler, Thomas Butler and His Descendants, 125.  Wentworth, The Wentworth Genealogy, 271.

[34] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015), William Chadwick; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, William Chadwick, 9 April 1804; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

[35] Howard, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America, 72.

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Sarah WEARE

Sarah is my third cousin eight times removed.  We are related through William and Frances HILTON, my tenth great grandparents.  Her husband Captain Thomas BRAGDON was a Revolutionary War Veteran having served from 10 July 1775 to 8 December 1780.[1]

Sarah WEARE was born 6 June 1743 in York, York, ME.[2]  She is the daughter of Joseph and Mary (WEBBER) WEARE.  Sarah died 22 March 1787 or 1789 in York County, ME.[3]  She married Captain Thomas BRAGDON 13 or 16 September 1764 in York, York, ME by Rev. Isaac LYMAN, intentions filed 16 August 1764.[4]  Thomas was born 8 April 1738 in York, York, ME.[5]  He was the son of Thomas and Mary (CAME) BRAGDON.  He died either in 1811 in York County, ME or 1828.[6]

Sarah and Thomas had the following children:

  1. John Weare BRAGDON born about 1771.[7] He died 1855.[8] He married Hannah CHASE 29 August 1795 in York, York, ME.[9]
  2. Sarah BRAGDON was born 2 March 1771 in York, York, ME. She died of old age on 17 October 1855 in Newburyport, Essex, MA.[10]  She married three times.  First to William HINCKLEY 10 June 1796 in York, York, ME.[11]  William was born about 1773.  He died April 1798 at sea.  His cenotaph is at First Parish Burying Ground in Newbury, Essex, MA.[12]   Second she married Daniel LUNT 25 September 1803 in Newburyport, Essex, MA with intentions filed 29 May 1803.[13]  Daniel was born 28 February 1774 in Newburyport, Essex, MA.[14]  He was the son of Daniel and Sarah (KNIGHT) LUNT.  He died September 1804 at sea.  His cenotaph is at First Burying Ground in Newbury, Essex, MA.[15]  She married third to Thomas HUGGETT.  He was born about 1774.  He died 20 March 1820.  He is interred at First Parish Burying Ground in Newbury, Essex, MA.
  3. Mary BRAGDON was born about 1782 and died about 1809. She married Edmund SHACKLEY 13 November 1803 in Kennebunk, York, ME.[16] Edmund was born about 1780 in Kennebunk, York, ME.  He was the son of John and Sarah (NASON) SHACKLEY.  He died after 30 August 1850 in Kennebunk, York, ME.

[1] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Captian Thomas Bragdon AND Thomas B. Bragdon Esq.; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Thomas Bragdon Lieutenant Edward Grow’s Co.; Capt. 5th (York) Co., Col., Ebenezer Sayer’s Regs.; Capt. Brig. Gen. Cole’s Regs; Capt. Brig. Gen. Wadsworth Regs.; Col. Joseph Prime; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky. Secretary of the Commonwealth, prepared and published, Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: prepared in accordance with Chapter 100, Resolves of 1891, 17 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1901), vol. 2, page 429.

[2] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 6 June 2015), Sarah Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.  Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 6 June 2015), Sarah Weare; vol. 111, page 22 [32].

[3] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.

[4] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.  Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 6 June 2015), Thomas Bragdon junr and Sarah Weare; vol. 115, page 138.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 6 June 2015), Thomas Bragdon Jr and Sarah Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.

[5] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 6 June 2015), Thomas Bragdon; FHL microfilm 12836.  Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 7 June 2015), Thomas Bragdon born Apriel: 8. 1738//.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.

[6] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.

[7] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.

[8] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, Thomas Paige Dixon, national 65057, New York 7612, Sons of the American Revolution.

[9] Online, George Horace Williams, national 55303, Massachusetts 5235, Sons of the American Revolution.  Online, John Bragdon Dixon, national 65058, New York 7613, Sons of the American Revolution.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), John Bragdon and Hannah Chace; FHL microfilm 12836.

[10] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Newburyport, Sussex County: page 162, Sarah Huggett; FHL microfilm 96017; FHL microfilm 4282859.  Genealogical Society of Utah Salt Lake City, data collected, “Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910,” database index, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), Sarah Huggett; FHL microfilm 761362.

[11] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), William Hinckley; FHL microfilm 12836.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 7 June 2015), Capt. William Hinkley; memorial 67489024.

[13] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), Daniel Lunt and Sally Hinckley; FHL microfilm 886203, 823653.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), Daniel Lunt and Sarah Hinckley; FHL microfilm 890256.

[14] 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 7 June 2015), Daniel Lunt; FHL microfilm 0874030 IT 1-2.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 7 June 2015), Capt. Daniel Lunt; memorial 67067973.

[16] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 7 June 2015), Edmund Shackley and Mary Bragdon; FHL microfilm 11326.

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