BIRTHS 26 September 1700-1800


  • Anna CHIPMAN was born 26 September 1774[1]; daughter of Christopher and Philene (CHESTER) CHIPMAN; wife of Jonathan LEEDS.
  • John RICH was born 26 September 1780 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine[2]; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH; husband of Anna Riggs MERRILL and Mary JACKSON.
  • Alvan CUSHMAN was born 26 September 1786 in Paris, Oxford, Maine[3]; son of Caleb and Hepsibah (BOLSTER) CUSHMAN; husband of Nancy SMITH.

[1] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 63 [Anna Chipman #520].

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch ( : online 24 June 2017), John Rich; FHL microfilm 10930.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009849, 001205240, John Rich, 26 September 1780; images online, Family Search, Family Search ( : online 24 June 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Evelyn Rich, “: Richard Rich of Eastham on Cape Cod and Some of His Descendants,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 83, 84 (1929), online archives, AmericanAncestors ( : online 24 June 2017), Joel Rich (65), John Rich (133); v. 83, p. 411; v. 84, p. 60-61.  Marquis F. King, Publishments, Marriages, Births and Deaths: from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine, print (Portland, Maine: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897), 186; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers ( : online 24 June 2017; John Rich.

[3] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 273; images online, Google, Google Books ( : online 17 September 2018; Alvan Cushman #658.

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