BIRTHS 21 August 1700-1800


  • Jonathan HARTSHORN was born 21 August 1703 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; son of John and Hannah (FRAME) HARTSHORN; husband of Deborah BUCKMAN and Sarah CROSS.
  • John LOWELL was born 21 August 1735 in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; son of Reverend John and Sarah (CHAMPNEY) LOWELL; died 5 May 1736.
  • Samuel JORDAN was born 21 August 1771 in Essex County, Massachusetts[3]; son of Samuel and Lydia (GROVER) JORDAN; husband of Isabella STINCHFIELD.
  • Joshua STROUT was born 21 August 1788 in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine[4]; son of Joshua and Elizabeth (COBB) STROUT; husband of Sarah CRAFT and Rhoda JORDAN.
  • Sarah PARKER was born 21 August 1794 in Limerick, York, Maine[5]; daughter of Abraham Chase and Mary (MITCHELL) PARKER; wife of Israel BOOTHBY.
  • Dorcas EDGECOMB was born 21 August 1798[6]; daughter of Robert and Elizabeth (SCAMMON) EDGECOM; wife of Jacob Daron EATON.
  • William PETERSON was born 21 August 1800 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts[7]; son of William and Deborah (HALL) PETERSON; died 10 October 1817.

[1] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images,, ( : online 30 July 2018), Jonathan Hartshorn; Havershill Vital Transcripts, page 157.

[2] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 34, John Lowell; #86.I; digital images, Google, Google ( : online 12 October 2015.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 119, 309-311 [Samuel Jordan #1554].

[4] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922,” database online,, ( : online 30 July 2018), Joshua Strout Junior; 21 August 1789.

[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), Sarah Parker; FHL microfilm 11533.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 206 [Dorcas Edgecomb #2969].

[7] 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 ( : online 21 August 2015), William, Jr. Peterson; FHL microfilm 416800, 0841072 IT 3.


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