BIRTHS 2 April 1700-1800

  • Hophni RYTHER born 2 April 1751 in Massachusetts[1]; son of Lieutenant David and Martha (SHATTUCK) RYTHER; husband of Sarah CONNABLE.
  • John RACKLIFF born 2 April 1769 in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine[2]; son of Benjamin and Sarah (JORDAN) RACKLIFF; husband of Lucy LIBBY.
  • Lydia HUNT born 2 April 1770 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine[3]; daughter of Ephraim and Abigail (CATES) HUNT; died 16 September 1771.
  • William JORDAN born 2 April 1780 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine[4]; son of Joseph and Mary (STEEL) JORDAN; husband of Eunice RICH.
  • James LOWELL born 2 April 1782 in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire[5]; son of Peter and Eunice (FRINK) LOWELL; husband of Naomi AMES.
  • Rufus WEARE born 2 April 1784 in York, York, Maine[6]; son of Jeremiah and Lucy (WEBBER) WEARE.
  • James STROUT born 2 April 1792 in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine[7]; son of Joshua and Elizabeth (COBB) STROUT; husband of Abigail MILLER and Hannah GERRISH.
  • Esther JORDAN born 2 April 1797 in Monroe, Waldo, Maine[8]; daughter of James and Hannah (ROBERTS) JORDAN; wife of Thomas CUNNINGHAM.
  • Cyrus CHIPMAN born 2 April 1799[9]; son of Barnabas and Mary (SMITH) CHIPMAN.
  • John Dodge CARTER V born 2 April 1800[10]; son of John and Mary (EMMERTON) CARTER; husband of Maria S. SMITH and Mary EATON.
  • John JORDAN born 2 April 1800 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine[11]; son of Abijah and Elizabeth (STANWOOD) JORDAN; death 20 August 1875.

[1] 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.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 471, 472; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.  21 June 2015; Hophi #iv, 3.  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.

[2] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 29 December 2017), John Rackliffe; 2 April 1769.

[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 23 June 2017), Lydia Hunt; FHL microfilm 10930.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002611, 000009807, Lydia Hunt, 2 April 1770; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 23 June 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 107, 296 [William Jordan #1419].

[5] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 79, James Lowell; #235.II; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 3 November 2015.

[6] 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 10 March 2018), Rufus Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.

[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 10 March 2018), James Strout; FHL microfilm 10821.

[8] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 124 [Esther Jordan #1640].

[9] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 79 [Cyrus Chipman #688].

[10] James A. Emmerton, A Genealogy of the Emmerton Family, print (Salem Press, 1881), 38; images online, Ancestry, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com : online 10 March 2018; John Carter.

[11] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 51.

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