BIRTHS 29 December 1700-1800

  • Ivory HOVEY born 29 December 1748 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts[1]; son of Reverend Ivory and Olive (JORDAN) HOVEY; husband of Mary HIGHT and Frances “Fanny” HIGHT.
  • Margaret HANEY born 29 December 1772 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[2]; daughter of Archibald and Margaret Susannah (HOWARD) HANEY; wife of William WESCOTT; my fifth great grandmother.
  • Abijah JORDAN born 29 December 1774 in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine[3]; son of Lieut. Peter and Hannah (HOLBROOK) JORDAN.
  • Benjamin JORDAN born 29 December 1788 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[4]; son of Jeremiah and Hannah (MARR) JORDAN; husband of Elizabeth “Betsey” LIBBY and of Lucy.
  • Lovina LIBBY born 29 December 1796 in Limerick, York, Maine;[5]daughter of Stephen and Sarah “Sally” (BUTLER) LIBBY; wife of Paul HUSSEY.

[1] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 January 2016), Frances Hovey; FHL microfilm 001769795.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 August 2015), Dr. Ivory Hovey; memorial 11471540.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 31 [Ivory Hovey #220].

[2] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 10 December 2017), Margaret Haney; 29 December 1772.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 49 [Abijah Jordan #462].

[4] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, vol. 1, Cape Elizabeth Town Records; page 376; FHL microfilm 1205260, Benjamin Jordan, 29 December 1788; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 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), 106, 293, 618 [Benjamin Jordan #1397].

[5] 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), 142; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 10 December 2017; Lavinia Libby; #1413.IV.

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