James SIMONTON

James is my fifth great granduncle; we are related through Andrew and Elizabeth (COBB) SIMONTON.  James is first cousin to Josiah VAUGHAN just posted.  James served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Capt. Loring Cushing’s Cape Elizabeth Co. and or Capt. Benjamin Lamont’s Co., Col. John Allen’s Regiment raised for the defense of Machias.[1]

James SIMONTON was born 4 December 1734 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine.[2]  He died 4 March 1813 in Camden, Knox, Maine.[3]  He is interred at Mountain Cemetery in Camden, Knox, Maine.[4]  James married Anne LANE 27 May 1758 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine.[5]  Anne was born about 1738 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine.  She died 27 July 1832 in Camden, Knox, Maine.[6]  She is interred at Mountain View Cemetery in Camden, Knox, Maine.[7]

James and Anne had the following children:

  1. John SIMONTON born about 1759 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine.  He died before 2 December 1838 in South Thomaston, Knox, Maine.  John Married Rachel MCCLELLAN.[8]
  2. James SIMONTON born 10 December 1767 Portland, Cumberland, Maine.[9] He died 2 December 1839 in Camden, Knox, Maine.[10]  James married Susan GROSS in 1792 Maine.[11]
  3. Elizabeth SIMONTON born 13 January 1772 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine. She died 5 November 1857 in Knox County, Maine.  She is interred at Achorn Cemetery in Rockland, Knox, Maine.[12]  Elizabeth married Capt. John GREGORY 22 July 1792 in Falmouth, York, Maine.
  4. Abraham SIMONTON born 18 April 1778 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine. He died 25 October 1851 in Owls Head, Knox, Maine.  He is interred at Ingrahams Hill in Owls Head, Knox, Maine.[13]  Abraham married Lucy HASKELL 1 September 1803 in Thomaston, Knox, Maine.

[1] Mary M. DeBolt, Historiian General, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, vol. LXXV (75) (Washington, D.C.: NDAR, 1924), 292; online images, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 2 April 2016; Mrs. Ada J. Simonton Blackington #74796.  Mary M. DeBolt, Historiian General, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, vol. LXXV (75) (Washington, D.C.: NDAR, 1924), 292; online images, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 2 April 2016; Mrs. Ada J. Simonton Blackington #74796.  Martha L. Moody, Historian General, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, vol. L (50) (Washington, D.C.: NDAR, 1919), 32; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 2 April 2016; Miss Kitty S. Coburn #49067.

[2]  Bassett, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 252.  Moody, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 32.  DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.

[3] Bassett, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 252.  Moody, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 32.  DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.  “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 March 2015), James Simonton.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205245, 000009858, James Simonton, 4 March 1813; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[4] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, James Simonton.  Maine State Library, “Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, CA 1780-1999,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016), James Simonton; FHL microfilm 002184900.

[5] Bassett, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 252.  DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.  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.  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.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205245, 000009858, James Simonton and Anna Lane, 22 May 1758; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[6] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205245, 000009858, Anna Simonton, 27 July 1832; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Bassett, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 252.

[7] Library, “Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, CA 1780-1999,” database online James Simonton; FHL microfilm 002184900.

[8] Bassett, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 252.  Moody, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 32.

[9] DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 April 2016), James Simonton; memorial 82743636.

[10] DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, James Simonton; memorial 82743636.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009858, 00125245, James Simonton, 2 December 1839; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Reuel Robinson, History of Camden and Rockport Maine, original (Rockland, Maine: Huston’s Book Store, 1907), 40, 93, 159, 214, 310, 405; images online, Google, Google (www.books.google.com : online 2 April 2016; James Simonton.

[11] DeBolt, Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 292.  Robinson, History of Camden and Rockport Maine, 40, 93, 159, 214, 310, 405.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 April 2016), Elizabeth Simonton Gregory; memorial 6740636.

[13] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 April 2016), Abraham Simonton; FHL microfilm 001316218.

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