BIRTHS 20 February 1700-1800

  • Hepzibah PIERCE born 20 February 1719 in York, York, Maine[1]; daughter of William and Mary (BEALE) PIERCE.
  • Joseph LOWELL born 20 February 1721 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; son of Joseph and Mary (HARDY) LOWELL; husband of Mary JONES; he is my seventh great grandfather.
  • Hannah CHIPMAN born 20 February 1737[3]; daughter of Deacon Barnabas and Elizabeth (HAMBLEN) CHIPMAN; Mayflower descendant [John and Elizabeth (TILLEY) HOWLAND, John and Joan (HURST) TILLEY]
  • Lydia GERRISH born 20 February 1765 in Berwick, York, Maine[4]; daughter of Alexander and Sarah (CLARK) GERRISH.
  • Amasa SYLVESTER born 20 February 1798 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine[5]; son of Marlborough and Merch (HALL) SYLVESTER.

[1] 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 31 March 2015), Hephzipah Pearce; FHL microfilm 12836.  Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 31 March 2015), William Pearce his children born in York of Mary his wife; vol. 110, page 283.

[2] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 27, Joseph Lowell; #68.V; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 11 October 2015.  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 31 March 2015), Joseph Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Joseph Lowell, 20 February 1721; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[3] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 22 [Hannah Chipman #86].

[4] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 1 February 2018), Lydia Gerrish; 20 February 1765.

[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 1 February 2018), Amasa Sylvester; FHL microfilm 11033.

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