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Birthdays for July 4

  • 1684 Benjamin WESCOTT Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island.[1] He is my second cousin 9 times removed.
  • 1715 Elizabeth ABBOT Berwick, York, Maine.[2] She is my second cousin 8 times removed.
  • 1717 Anne GERRISH Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire.[3] She is my third cousin 9 times removed.
  • 1794 Elizabeth SNOW South Thomaston, Knox, Maine.[4] She is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1798 Stephen CHIPMAN Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts.[5] He is my fourth cousin 6 times removed.
  • 1824 Alonzo Pike JORDAN Denmark, Oxford, Maine.[6] He is my fifth cousin 3 times removed.
  • 1834 Joseph Burgess CHIPMAN Licking County, Ohio.[7] He is my fifth cousin 5 times removed through two lines.
  • 1852 Frederick J. DANFORTH Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine.[8] He is my fourth cousin 4 times removed and fifth cousin 4 times removed through two lines.
  • 1861 Nettie P. GRAY Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine.[9] She is my sixth cousin 2 times removed.

[1] Elizabeth Goodhue Fuess, Fuess and Allied Families (Andover, Massachusetts: self, 1929), 330; images online, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 October 2015; Benjamin Wescott; #3.VIII.

[2] William Richard Cutter, editorial supervisor, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the families of Meddlesex County, Massachusetts (1908; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), 1021-1023; digital images, The Internet Archive, Internet Archive Open Library (archive.org : accessed .

[3] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 9, Anne Gerrish; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 3 September 2015.

[4] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 20 May 2016), Betsey Snow; FHL microfilm 12070.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 20 May 2016), Betsey Snow; FHL microfilm 001316223.  Morgan Hewitt Stafford, Descendants of John Thorndike of Essex County, Massachusetts, first (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brother, Inc., 1960), 110; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 20 May 2016; Capt. Ebenezer Thorndike #72.  Greenleaf and Jonathan P. Cilley, “The Mount Desert Widow: Genealogy of the Gamble Family,” North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, G, online archives, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 May 2016), Betsy Snow; p. 19.  Albert Wells, American Family Antiquity: Being an account of the origin and process of american families traced from their progenitors in this country, connected with their history abroad. This work will illustrate the honors and personal merit of our most eminet men, and deduce their pedigree from the remotest times ascertainable from our ancient histories, vol. 3 (New York: Society Library, 1881), 23; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 20 May 2016; Captain Robert Snow 6th generation.

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 89 [Stephen Chipman #795].  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 1 November 2015), Stephen Chipman; FHL microfilm 0874027 IT 3, 974.43/B2 V2N.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 753 [Alonzo Pike Jordan #5747].

[7] History of Allen County, Ohio: containing a history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, ets.; portraits of early settlers and prominent ment; biographies; history of the northwest territory; history of Ohio; statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc. (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), 788; images online, Google, Google (www.play.google.com : online 31 May 2016; Joseph B. Chipman.  State of Ohio, 1910: certificate 5973, Joseph Burges Chipman; FHL microfilm 1927280; FHL microfilm 64776.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 October 2014), Frederick J. Danforth; FHL microfilm 9773, 928184, 1002327.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9773, Frederick J. Danforth, 4 July 1852; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 October 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 23 April 2016), Nellie P. Gray; birth 4 July 1861; FHL microfilm 9795.

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Birthdays for July 3rd

  • 1793 Roger JORDAN Raymond, Cumberland, Maine.[1] He is my fourth cousin 5 times removed.
  • 1799 Evelina CHIPMAN Vermont.[2] She is my fourth cousin 6 times removed in two different lines.
  • 1816 Aaron Smith JORDAN Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[3] He is my first cousin 5 times removed and my fifth cousin 7 times removed.
  • 1818 Nathaniel JORDAN Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[4] He is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1830 Sarah HADLEY Columbia, Coos, New Hampshire.[5] She is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1849 John Quincy Adams JORDAN Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[6] He is my fourth cousin 4 times removed and fifth cousin 4 times removed.

[1] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, , Roger Jordan, 3 July 1793; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 14 October 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 126.

[2] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 50 [Evelina Chipman #374].

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 100 [Aaron Smith Jordan #1281].

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 139, 140, 358 [Nathaniel Jordan #1905].  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 26 April 2015), Nathaniel Jordan.

[5] “New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947,” images online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 August 2015), Sarah Jordan; FHL microfilm 2109031.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 652 [Sarah Hadley #4458].  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 August 2015), Benjamin F. Jordon and Sarah Hadley; FHL microfilm 1001272.  New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 13 January 2015), .

[6] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, John Q.A. Jordan, 3 July 1849; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 16 August 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

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Births on July 2nd

  • 1708 Hannah BOWDEN York, York, Maine.[1] She is my first cousin 8 times removed.
  • 1775 Mehetable JORDAN Saco, York, Maine.[2] She is my second cousin 6 times removed and my third cousin 5 times removed.
  • 1818 Andrew Peters JORDAN Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[3] He is my second cousin 5 times removed and my fifth cousin 7 times removed.
  • 1821 Hannah Jackson WENTWORTH Baldwin, Cumberland, Maine.[4] She is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1834 Charles Franklin JORDAN Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[5] He is my fourth cousin 4 times removed and my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1839 Helen May CHIPMAN Union County, Ohio.[6] She is my fifth cousin 5 times removed through two different lines.
  • 1859 William Edwin LOWELL Saco, York, Maine.[7] He is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1897 Winifred Eda ATWOOD Webster, Androscoggin, Maine.[8] She is my fifth cousin 2 times removed, sixth cousin 1 time removed, eighth cousin 4 times removed, eighth cousin 1 time removed and my ninth cousin.

[1] 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 26 August 2013), Abraham Bowden his children born in York of Martha his wife.

[2] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 33 [Mehetable Jordan #252].

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 95 [Andrew Peters Jordan #1207].

[4] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 18 January 2016), Hannah Wentworth; FHL microfilm 10588.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 16 September 2015), Charles Franklin Jordan; FHL microfilm 10814.

[6] Charles C. Dawson, A Collection of Family Records: with biographical sketches and other memoranda of various families and individuals bearing the name DAWSON, or allied families of that name, first (Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell, 1874), 207; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 2 June 2016; Luther G. Dawson #4-8.

[7] Application, David Ingham Lowell, national 98427; Massachusetts 6484, descendant of Samuel Lowell; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.  Application, George Wilfred Lowell, national 52938; Massachusetts 5095, descendant of Samuel Lowell; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.

[8] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9888, Winneford Eda Atwood, 2 July 1897; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 February 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  U.S. Social Security Administration, “United States Social Security Death Index; Death Master File,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 8 February 2016), Winifred E. Splaine.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 February 2016), Winifred E. Splaine; memorial 84555351.

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