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Births 30 November 1700-1800

  • Joshua ANDREWS born 30 November 1775 in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; son of Jacob and Mary (HOLT) ANDREWS.
  • Ebenezer JORDAN born 30 November 1789 in Pejepscot, Androscoggin, Maine[2]; son of Ebenezer and Sarah (MCKENNEY) JORDAN; husband of Sally DYER.
  • Hannah GRINDLE born 30 November 1790 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[3]; daughter of Daniel and Sarah (GRAY) GRINDLE; wife of Joseph GRINDLE.
  • Lucy CHIPMAN born 30 November 1799[4]; daughter of William and Esther (LANE) CHIPMAN; twin of Charles CHIPMAN.
  • Charles CHIPMAN born 30 November 1799[5]; son of William and Esther (LANE) CHIPMAN; twin of Lucy CHIPMAN.
  • Moody ANDREWS born 30 November 1800 in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts[6]; son of Joseph and Nabby (LEFAVOUR) ANDREWS; husband of Mercy PERKINS.

[1] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 October 2015), Joshua Andrews; #129-VIII; vol. 3, page 117.

[2] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 91, 232 [Ebenezer Jordan #1136].

[3] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 February 2015), Hannah Grindle; FHL microfilm 11752.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 75 [Lucy Chipman #639] twin to Charles Chipman #638.

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 75 [Charles Chipman #638] twin to Lucy Chipman #639.

[6] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 12 October 2015), Moody Andrews; #171; vol. 3, page 119.

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Births November 29 1700-1800

  • Abigail ANDREWS born 29 November 1727 in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; daughter of John and Patience (ANDREWS) ANDREWS.
  • John WEARE born 29 November 1732 in York, York, Maine[2]; son of Joseph and Mary (WEBBER) WEARE; husband of Mary GOODWIN.
  • Jane JORDAN born 29 November 1756 in Biddeford, York, Maine[3]; daughter of Judge Rishworth and Abagail (GERRISH) JORDAN; wife of William SHANNON.
  • Reverend William CHIPMAN born 29 November 1781 in Cornwallis Park, Annapolis, Nova Scotia[4]; son of William Allen and Ann (OSBORN) CHIPMAN; husband of Eliza Ann CHIPMAN.
  • Jeremiah WESCOTT born 29 November 1795 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[5]; son of Andrew and Marcy (PERKINS) WESCOTT; husband of Keziah CARPENTER.
  • Sarah Frost JORDAN born 29 November 1796 in Biddeford, York, Maine[6]; daughter of Captain Ralph Tristram and Mary (FURLAND) JORDAN; wife of Daniel S. POWERS.
  • John CHIPMAN born 29 November 1800 in Westminster, Windham, Vermont[7]; son of Samuel and Anna (FRAZIER) CHIPMAN; husband of Gracia BATES.

[1] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 29 September 2015), Abigail Andrews; vol. 3, page 116; #82-vi.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 6 June 2015), John Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 30 [Jane Jordan #215].

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 44 [William Chipman #335].

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

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 70, 184 [Sarah Frost Jordan #832].

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 66 [John Chipman #560].

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Given name Nina

Given Name Nina

Nina has many different meanings and histories.

Gender: Feminine

Usage: Russian, Italian, English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Serbian.

Pronounced: NyEE-nƏ (Russian) NEE-na (Italian, German) Nee-nƏ (English), NEE-NA (French), NEE-nah (Finnish), NyEE-na

Meaning and history: short form of names that end in nina, such as Antonina or Giannina.  It was imported to Western Europe from Russia and Italy in the 19th century.  This name also coincides with the Spanish work niña meaning “little girl”.

Related names (short list): Nena, Ninette, Tajuana, Antonia, Jone, Joanna, Ionna, Johanna, Hanna, Janina, Ivana, Jovana, Hehanne, Juanita, Yana, Siwan

The popularity of the name has dropped to #309 in the United States but in France and Switzerland it’s risen in the past few years with Switzerland being the #7 name.

Nina’s I’m related to:

  • Nina BANKS; daughter of Jonas and Naomi (JOHNSON) BANKS.
  • Nina Winifred BRYAN; daughter of Lancelotte Harmon and Mary Frances (HILLER) BRYAN
  • Nina L. DEVERAUX; daughter of Joseph and Amanda (ABBOT) DEVERAUX.
  • Nina E. EVANS; wife to Philip W. JORDAN
  • Nina Gladys GOODNOW; daughter of Frank Leslie and Samantha Johnson (MASON) GOODNOW.
  • Nina R. JELLISON; daughter of Eugene H. and Florence Fuller (OAKS) JELLISON; wife of William F. Graham.
  • Nina Hazel PAGE; daughter of Ralph G. and Linnie V. (ABBOT) PAGE.
  • Nina Mae SAWYER; daughter of Asa Samuel and Julianna A. (AMES) SAWYER.
  • Nina Rosetta SPRINGER; wife of Harvey E. COLBY.

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Births 28 November 1700-1800

  • Abel FAIRBANKS born 28 November 1726 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts[1]; son of Captain Eleazer and Martha (BULLARD) FAIRBANKS. HE DIED 17 March 1730[2].
  • Abiah JOHNSON born 28 November 1736 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts[3]; son of Jonathan and Mary (LADD) JOHNSON.
  • Gideon RYTHER born 28 November 1768[4]; son of Lieut. David and Martha (SHATTUCK) RYTHER; husband of Sylvia ALEXANDER.
  • Hannah STOVER born 28 November 1771 in York, York, Maine[5]; daughter of John and Patience (YOUNG) STOVER.
  • Mary WEARE born 28 November 1772 in Granville, Annapolis, Nova Scotia[6]; daughter of Elias and Ruth (BANK) WEARE; wife of Ezra DUNN.
  • Hannah JORDAN born 28 November 1798 in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine[7]; daughter of Jeremiah and Hannah (MARR) JORDAN; wife of James DAIN.

[1] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family: in America, 1633-1897, print (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 48, 62-64; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 8 July 2017.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 July 2017), Abel Fairbanke; FHL microfilm 872789.  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 July 2017), Abel Fairbanke; FHL microfilm 872789.  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 July 2017), Abel Fairbank; FHL microfilm 164693.

[2] 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 July 2017), Abel Fairbank; FHL microfilm 164693.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 July 2017), Abel Fairbank; FHL microfilm 872789.  Genealogical Society of Utah Salt Lake City, data collected, “Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910,” database index, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 July 2017), Abel Fairbank; FHL microfilm 872789.

[3] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 25 November 2017), Abiah Johnson; 28 November 1736.  Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection – Individual Records,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 25 November 2017), Abiah Johnson; 28 November 1736.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 25 November 2017), Abia Johnson; Haverhill, Vital Records Transcipts; page 134.

[4] 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.  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.  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.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 November 2017), Hannah Stover; FHL microfilm 12836.

[6] Canada Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, “Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 (FHL),” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 12 February 2015), Mary Wear; FHL microfilm 928972.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 November 2017), Hannah Jordan; FHL microfilm 223931.

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Joseph C. CALEF

Joseph C. CALEF is my first cousin seven times; we are related through Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM) JORDAN.  He resided Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts and Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[1]  He appears in many court records as few are: 1757 plaintiff in trespass case with James JORDAN; 1758 plaintiff in trespass case with Thomas WORMWOOD; 1758 plaintiff in trespass case with Zebadiah BANKS; 1759 defendant in ejectment case with Gilliam PHILLIPS; and many others occurring in courts outside of Suffolk County.[2]  As a gift he and Mehitable received 40 ½ acres of land from her father in 1758.[3]  He was recorded in the diary of Reverend Thomas M.  SMITH that he visited with Dr. COOPER, Mr. BOWERS, Dr. WINTHROP, John HANCOCK, Mr. BRATTLE, Mr. HUBBARD and Joseph CALEF.[4]  Assuming these are the people we read of from history books, I believe the John HANCOCK was the one who was active in the signing of the Constitution.  And assuming that is correct I believe that Joseph CALEF was at least partially involved in the events of the day.  Joseph’s will and probate were dated 1776, there is an attached copy of his will and probate letter.[5]  Due to the writing I was only partially able to transcribe the will, which is also attached below.  It was said he was an unsuccessful merchant in his day, but due to his real estate holdings his Ebenezer was able to amass a small fortune for Joseph’s heirs.[6]  Most of his sons were active in the Revolutionary War serving in various capacities from guarding coasts to being stationed on ships in the harbors surrounding Boston.[7]

Joseph C. CALEF was born 4 November 1724 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[8].  He was christened 8 November 1724 at New South Church in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[9]  He is the son of Joseph C. and Hannah (JORDAN) CALEF.  He died 31 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[10]  His body is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[11].  Joseph married Mehitable C. MILLER 12 September 1758 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[12].  Mehitable C. MILLER was born 27 April 1735 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, christened 4 May 1735 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[13]  She is the daughter of Colonel Samuel and Rebecca (MINOT) MILLER.  She died 13 April 1790 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[14]  She is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[15]

Joseph and Mehitable had the following children:

  • Samuel CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[16] He died 22 October 1836 in either Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire or Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[17]  He was unmarried at his death.
  • Joseph CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[18]
  • Ebenezer Winter CALEF born 17 August 1760 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[19] He died 9 February 1829 in Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[20]  Ebenezer married Sarah Gardner GIBSON 1 or 21 February 1800 at Hollis Street Church by Reverend Samuel WEST in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[21]
  • Hannah CALEF born 1 March 1763 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[22]. She died 22 February 1855 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.  Hannah married Major Samuel Niles THAYER 23 July 1793 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[23]
  • Mehitable Miller CALEF born 1 September 1765 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[24]. She died of consumption 26 October 1844 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[25]  She married Colonel Thomas Balch LEGATE 19 February 1803, there were no children.
  • Stephen Miller CALEF born 9 September 1767 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[26] He married Rebecca EMMERSON 7 December 1807 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[27]
  • Robert Jordan CALEF born 9 May 1770 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[28] He died 22 March 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[29].  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[30]
  • Rebecca Thayer CALEF was born 17 September 1772 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[31]. She died of dropsy 4 October 1858 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[32]  She married Joseph Neals HOWE 28 July 1825 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, there were no children.[33]
  • John CALEF born 27 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[34]. He died 30 August 1777 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[35]  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[36]

[1] Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), 91-96; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 17 June 2017; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.

[2] “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Jr., Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Jr., Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.

[3] Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston: and some of his descendants, print (Salem, mass.: Essex Institute Historical Collections, 1940), 44-45; images online, Dr. Dallen Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : onlline 17 November 2017; Joseph Calef #28 and family.

[4] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[5] Massachusetts County District Probate Courts, “Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calefs; case 16097; records vol. 74-75, 1774-1776.

[6] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[7] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  “U.S., Newspaper Extractions from t he Northeast, 1704-1930,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 17 June 2017), Calef, Ebenezer Winter, Rev. officer, d. in Walpole, aged 69 yrs. (C.C. Feb. 18, 1829); extracted from American Antiquarian Society, Newspapers and Periodicals (Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Societyn.d.), Columbian Centfinel; Death; p. 765.

[8] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[9] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[10] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; 31 March 1776; Milton Vital Transcripts p. 212.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 212; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph Calef; 31 March 1776.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Joseph Calef; memorial 156676242.

[12] Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), ; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : accessed ., online; 17 June 2017; 91-96; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.  Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[13] 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 17 November 2017), Mehetable Miller; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Godfrey Memorial Library, comp., “American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI),” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Mehitable Miller; vol. 118, p. 73; Boston Transcript 1906-1941; 26 February 1912, 1398.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[14] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), ; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : accessed . (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), online; 17 June 2017; 91-96; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Mehitable Miller Calef; memorial 156676359.

[16] 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 12 February 2016), Samuel Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph and Samuel twins of Joseph and Mehitable Calef 12 December 1758.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[17] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[18] 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 12 February 2016), Joseph Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph and Samuel twins of Joseph and Mehitable Calef 12 December 1758.

[19] 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 17 June 2017), Ebenezer Winter Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT4.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96. Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Ebenezer Winter son of Joseph and Mehitable Calef Aug 17, 1760.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[20] “U.S., Newspaper Extractions from t he Northeast, 1704-1930,” database, Ancestry.com, Calef, Ebenezer Winter, Rev. officer, d. in Walpole, aged 69 yrs. (C.C. Feb. 18, 1829).  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[21] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[22] 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 12 February 2016), Hannah Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Hannah, daughter of Joseph and Mehitbale Calef March 1 1763.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[23] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 18 June 2017), Saml. Miller Thayer and Hannah Calef; FHL microfilm 0896885 IT 2.

[24] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  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 12 February 2016), Mehitable Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton, V. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 19 June 2017; Mehitable Calef; 1 September 1765.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 15: 72, Mehitable Legett; FHL mcirofilm 959807; FHL microfilm 4282859.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[25] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 15: 72.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.

[26] 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 12 February 2016), Stephen Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Stephen Calef; September 9, 1767.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[27] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHl microfilm 001205260, Stephen Calef and Rebecca Emerson, 7 December 1807; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 20 June 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[28] 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 12 February 2016), Robert Jordan Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Robert Jordan; May 9, 1770.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[29] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Robert [Calef] son of Joseph; 22 March 1776; Milton Vital Transcripts p. 212.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Robert Jordan Calef; memorial 156676441.

[31] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  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 12 February 2016), Rebecca Thayer Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200, Rebecca T. Howe; FHL microfilm 960174; FHL microfilm 4282859.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Rebecca Thayer Calef; September 17, 1772.

[32] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200.

[33] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 19 June 2017), Joseph N. Howe and Rebecca T. Calef; FHL microfilm 818094.

[34] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  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 12 February 2016), John Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; John Calef; May 27, 1776.

[35] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[36] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), John Calef; memorial 156676495.

Transcription of Will (as best I could do)

In the name of God Amen the thirenth Day of March Seventeen Hundred and Seventy Six I Joseph Calef of Milton in the County of Suffolk & Province of the Massachusetts Bay — England Gentleman labouring under Bodily disorder, but of Perfect Mind & Memory Thanks be given to God therefore calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is appoint for all Men once to die do make & Ordain this my last Will and Testament That is to to say — first of all i give & recommend my Soul into the hand of God that gave it and my Body Recommend to the — to be Burried in decent Christian Burial at the Descretion of my Executor Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection & that receive the same again by the mighty Peace of God and as touching such Worldly Estate wherewith is has Please God to bless me in this life. I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner & form. … –; It is my Will that after — shall be made of the support of Mehitable my dearly Beloved Wife out of my Estate as the Law does of shall direct my Children should each & all of them have an Equal share of my Estate and accordinly Give and bequest the whole of my Estate both Real & Personal in whatever it consists when and if may be found, to all my Children in Equal shares and — make and ordain my two Brothers, Samuel Calef and Winter Calef to be the Executor of my last Will and Testament and do utterly — allow — and dispose all — other forms Testament Wills, Legacies and Bequests and Executors by me in any ways before named. Willed and Bequeath ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will in Witness when of they hereunto set my hand & seal the Day and Year above written.
signed Sealed, published —
Seal declared by the said Joseph Calef as his Last Will & Testament
in presence of us this — Joseph Calef & seal
Nathaniel Robins, Mary X Calf, Rebecca X Daniel

 

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Births 27 November 1700-1800

  • Marie-Madeleine MORIN born 27 November 1707[1]; wife of Alexis COUTURE; my seventh great grandparents
  • Joseph TWITCHELL born 27 November 1741[2]; son of Captain Joseph and Deborah (FAIRBANKS) TWITCHELL
  • Nathaniel CHIPMAN born 27 November 1752[3]; son of Samuel and Hannah (AUSTIN) CHIPMAN; husband to Sarah HILL
  • Thomas HANCOCK born 27 November 1769[4]; son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (LOWELL) HANCOCK; died 16 October 1841.
  • Margaret PARKER born 27 November 177[5]2; daughter of Dominicus Jordan and Mary (ROGERS) PARKER; wife to Thomas PERCY.
  • Polly SNOW born 27 November 1775[6]; daughter of Reverend Elisha and Elizabeth (JORDAN) SNOW; wife to Captain James SPALDING.
  • Elizabeth “Betsey” OAKS born 27 November 1795[7]; daughter of Atherton and Elizabeth (JORDAN) OAKS; wife of Temple JOY.

[1] Father Cyprien Tanguay, Dictionnaire généalogique des famiies canadiennes depuis la foundation de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours (Québec, Canada: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871), image 22 of 464; Montmagny: 1679-1786.

[2] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family: in America, 1633-1897, print (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 48, 62-64; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 8 July 2017.

[3] Paul S. Gillies and D.Gregory Sanford, editors, Records of the Council of Censors: of the State of Vermont (Montpelier [Vermont]: authority of James H. Douglas, Secretary of State, 1991), 775; pdf online, Vermont Secretary of State, Vermont Secertary of State (www.sec.state.vt.us : online 16 October 2015; Nathaniel Chipman.  Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 26, 49-50 [Nathaniel Chipman #127].

[4] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 35, Thomas Hancock; #88.I.2; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 13 October 2015.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 November 2017), Margaret Parker; FHL microfilm 873976, 1033823.

[6] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 25 November 2017), Polly Snow; 27 November 1775.

[7] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 159, 392-393 [Elizabeth Oakes].

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Births November 24, 1700-1800

  • Marie-Michelle GAGNÉ BORN 24 November 1729[1]; daughter of François-Xavier and Marie-Geneviève (FILON) GAGNÉ; wife of Etienne TREMBLAY.
  • David SEARLE born 24 November 1736[2]; son of William and Jane (NELSON) SEARLE; husband to Judith SAYWARD.
  • David UNDERWOOD born 24 November 1742[3]; son of Joseph and Jemima (LELAND) UNDERWOOD; died 18 February 1817.
  • Jonathan ANDREWS born 24 November 1742[4]; son of Thomas and Margaret (BRADSTREET) ANDREWS.
  • Francis LOWELL born 24 November 1751[5]; son of Joseph and Mary (JONES) LOWELL; died 28 March 1763.
  • Andrew Pepperell SCAMMON born 24 November 1751[6]; son of Humphrey and Susannah (SHAPLEIGH) SCAMMON.
  • Deborah HOLLIS born 24 November 1782[7]; daughter of Richard and Sarah (HANSCOM) HOLLIS; wife of William WARD.
  • Mary BANKS born 24 November 1791[8]; daughter of Joshua and Dorthea (CRAFT) BANKS; died 1803.
  • Priscilla JORDAN born 24 November 1793[9]; daughter of Samuel and Abigail (HARDEN) JORDAN; wife of Robert BYARD.

[1] Father Cyprien Tanguay, Dictionnaire généalogique des famiies canadiennes depuis la foundation de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours (Québec, Canada: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871), 124.

[2] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 15, David Searle; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 29 September 2015.

[3] Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 19 November 2017), David Underwood; FHL microfilm 763666.

[4] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 October 2015), Jonathan Andrews; #138; vol. 3, page 118.

[5] 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 5 April 2015), Francis Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 34 [Andrew Pepperell Scammon #278].

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 November 2017), Deborah Hollis; FHL microfilm 10822.

[8] W.A. Calnek, History of the County of Annapolis: including old Port Royal and Acadia, with memoirs of its representatives in the Provincial Parliament, and biographical and genealogical sketches of its early settlers and their families, first (Toronto: William Briggs, 1897), 473; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 October 2015; Mary Banks; #3.viii.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 November 2017), Loiscilla Jordan; FHL microfilm 10836.

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