BIRTHS 15 March 1700-1800

  • Ruth LOWELL born 15 March 1719[1]; daughter of John and Mary (DAVIS) LOWELL.
  • Jemima UNDERWOOD born 14 March 1742 in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of Joseph and Jemima (LELAND) UNDERWOOD.
  • David RYTHER born 15 March 1758 in Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts or Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts[3]; son of Lieutenant David and Martha (SHATTUCK) RYTHER; husband of Zurviah SMALLEY and Abigail WRIGHT.
  • Edmund JORDAN Jr. born 15 March 1758 in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island[4]; son of Edmund and Lydia (PARKER) JORDAN; husband of Elizabeth GREENE.
  • Stephen PAUL born 15 March 1769 in Kittery, York, Maine or Eliot, York, Maine[5]; son of Stephen and Bathsheba (WEARE) PAUL.
  • Nancy WESCOTT born 15 March 1771 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[6]; daughter of Captain William Post and Elizabeth (PERKINS) WESCOTT; died 24 February 1775.
  • Isaac CHIPMAN born 15 March 1787 in Shoreham, Addison, Vermont[7]; son of General Timothy Fuller and Mary Cooley (SMITH) CHIPMAN; husband of Sally Hurd HEMENWAY.
  • Esther ANDREWS born 15 March 1795 in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts[8]; daughter of Nathan and Eunice (KIMBALL) ANDREWS; died unmarried 29 October 1868.
  • Polly DINGLEY born 15 March 1799 in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine[9]; daughter of William Jordan and Sally (ATKINS) DINGLEY; wife of Daniel AMES.

[1] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 30, Ruth Lowell; #77.V; digital images, Google, Google ( : online 12 October 2015.

[2] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images,, ( : online 23 February 2018), Jemima Underwood; Holliston Vital Record Transcripts; p. 145.

[3] 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,, ( : 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,, ( : online 21 June 2015; David #vii, 4.  Lora Altine Woodbury Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England: and the allied families with tracings of English ancestry, revised edition (Boston and New York: Houghton Miffline Company, 1934), 149; images online,, ( : online 21 June 2015; Zerviah Smally #1.  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,, ( : online 21 June 2015.

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 46 [Edmund Jordan Jr. #407].

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch ( : online 20 August 2015), Stephen Paul; FHL microfilm 11322.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 1205236, 9841, Stephen Paul, 7 March 1769; images online, Family Search, Family Search ( : online 2 November 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[6] Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penboscot, Maine,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors ( : online 31 March 2015), Nancy Wescott; vol. 70, page 218.

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 77 [Isaac Chipman #664].

[8] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors ( : online 12 October 2015), Esther Andrews; #166; vol. 3, page 119.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch ( : online 23 February 2018), Polly Dingley; FHL microfilm 223931.

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