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Births 22 November 1700-1800

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  • Mary WEARE born 22 November 1736 in York, York, Maine[1]; daughter of Joseph and Mary (WEBBER) WEARE.

[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 6 June 2015), Mary Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.

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November 20 1700-1800

  • Caleb LELAND born 20 November 1712 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts[1]; son of Ebenezer and Martha (FAIRBANKS) LELAND; husband of Judith MORSE, Mary GARNER, Mary HARDING and Prudence.
  • Sarah CHIPMAN born 20 November 1721 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of Reverend John and Rebecca (HALE) CHIPMAN; wife of John LEACH
  • Ebenezer BOADEN born 20 November 1731 in York, York, Maine[3]; son of Abraham and Martha (WORMWOOD) BOADEN.
  • Barnabas CHIPMAN born 20 November 1763 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts[4]; son of Barnabas and Mary (BLACKWELL) CHIPMAN.
  • Draper CHIPMAN born 20 November 1789 in Bath, Kentucky[5]; son of Draper and Sarah (PRICHETT) CHIPMAN.
  • Sally EATON born 20 November 1798 Sedgewick, Hancock, Maine[6]; daughter of John and Sally (PICKERING) EATON.

[1] 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 8 July 2017), Calib Laland; FHL microfilm 164693.  Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family: in America, 1633-1897, print (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 47; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 8 July 2017; Martha Fairbanks and family.  Charissa T. Bass, Genealogy; Bass-Jones: in memory of Frank N. Bass, print (Freeport, ILL: self, 2 August 1937), 76; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 8 July 2017; Ebenezer Leland, Jr. and family.

[2] 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 15 November 2017), Sarah Chepman; FHL microfilm 0962871 IT 2.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 November 2017), Sarah Chepman; FHL microfilm 8614851.

[3] 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 27 March 2014), Abraham Bowden his children born in York of Martha his wife.  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 19 January 2016), Ebenezer Bowden; FHL microfilm 12836.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 37 [Barnabas Chipman #245].  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 15 November 2017), Barnabas Chipman; 0001250 V. 2, 0001250 V. 3, 0001251 V. 4, 0001251 V. 5, 0161967 V. 6, 0161968 V. 10, 0161969 V. 12, 0161969 V. 14, 0161971 V. 20, 0161972 V. 23, 0161972 V. 25, 0161973 V. 27, 0161974 V. 31, 0161974 V. 32, 0161975 V. 33, 0191968 V. 11.

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 86 [Draper Chipman #283].

[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 5 July 2017), Sally Eaton; FHL microfilm 27756.

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Births 17 November 1700-1800

  • Joshua GRAY born 17 November 1714 in York, York, Maine; son of Robert and Elizabeth (FREETHY) GRAY; husband of Jannat ELLIOT.
  • Judge Rishworth JORDAN born 17 November 1719 in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine[1]; son of Captain Samuel and Olive (PLAISTED) JORDAN; husband of Abigail GERRISH.
  • Thomas SIMONTON born 17 November 1762 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine; son of Andrew and Sarah Ann (ARMSTRON) SIMONTON.
  • Joseph BOUTHEILLER born 17 November 1762 in LaPrairie, Roussilon, Quebec, Canada; son of Joseph-Dominquie and Marie-Flavienne (PARRAS) BOUTHILLIER; husband of Marie-Veronique ARCHAMBAULT.
  • Hannah SCAMMON born 17 November 1771 in Saco, York, Maine; daughter of Dominicus and Hannah (TARBOX) SCAMMON.
  • Mary SCAMMON born 17 November 1771 in Saco, York, Maine; daughter of Dominicus and Hannah (TARBOX) SCAMMON; wife of Ezekiel BARNES.
  • Reverend Jesse APPLETON born 17 November 1772 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire[2]; son of Francis and Elizabeth (HUBBARD) APPLETON; husband of Elizabeth MEANS.
  • Andrew CLARK born 17 November 1779 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[3]; son of Robert and Sarah (JORDAN) CLARK.
  • Judith EATON born 17 November 1793 in Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine[4]; daughter of James and Hannah (JORDAN) EATON; wife of James HOUSTON.
  • Paulina LIBBY born 17 November 1793 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine[5]; daughter of Benjamin and Phebe (RACKLIFF) LIBBY; wife of Samuel WOODMAN.

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 29 [Rishworth Jordan #52].

[2] Isaac Appleton Jewett, Memorial of Samuel Appleton, of Ipswich, Massachusetts: with genealogical notices of some of his descendants (Boston: Bolles and Houghton, 1850), 43-44; images online, Houston Public Library, Houston Library (www.houstonlibrary.org : online 1 November 2015; Rev. Jesse Appleton; #31; #105-4.

[3] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 1205260, Andrew Clark, 17 November 1779; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 December 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[4] 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 6 July 2017), Judith [Eaton]; FHL microfilm 10836.

[5] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 1002642, 9820, Pelina Libby, 17 November 1793; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 2 January 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  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 2 January 2015), Pelina Libby; FHL microfilm 10930, 9820.

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Births November 16, 1724-1791

BIRTHS NOV 1

  • Sarah CHIPMAN born 16 November 1724 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; daughter of Reverend John and Rebecca (HALE) CHIPMAN; wife of John Leach, jr.
  • Mary LADD born 16 November 1746 in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut[2]; daughter of Samuel and Hannah (HARTSHORN) LADD.
  • Ruth BISHOP born 16 November 1759 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts[3]; daughter of James and Deborah (SAMPSON) BISHOP; wife of Noah STURTEVANT.
  • Barnabas CHIPMAN born 16 November 1768 in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts[4]; son of Thomas and Bethiah (FULLER) CHIPMAN; husband of Mary SMITH.
  • Nahum Moses MORRILL born 16 November 1768 in Biddeford, York, Maine[5]; son of Reverend Moses John and Hannah (JORDAN) MORRILL; husband of Sarah Elisha LITTLEFIELD.
  • Moses JELLISON born 16 November 1776 in South Berwick, York, Maine[6]; son of George and Elizabeth (WADLIN) JELLISON. He died 16 January 1777.
  • William APPLETON born 16 November 1786 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts[7]; son of Reverend Joseph and Mary (HOOK) APPLETON; husband of Mary Ann CUTLER.
  • Amos ABBOT born 16 November 1791 in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire[8]; son of Nathan and Phebe (ABBOT) ABBOT; husband of Sally Gould FOSTER.

[1] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 20 [Sarah Chipman #56].  Susan E. Roser, “Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 14 November 2017), Sarah Chipman; 16 November 1724.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 13 November 2017), Sarah Chipman; Beverly Family Records page 90.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 26 October 2017), Mary Ladd; FHL microfilm 7450345.

[3] 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 14 November 2017), Ruth Bushup; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 37, 79 [Barnabas Chipman #251].  Heritage Consulting, compiled, “Millennium File,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 14 November 2017), Barnabas Chipman; 16 November 1768, 21 February 1832, 9 October 1791.

[5] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 32 [Nahum Morrill #233].

[6] “Early Vital Records of Waterborough, Maine: From the original records in the custody of the Town Clerk,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 90, 91 (1936, 1937), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 10 September 2013), George Jellerson [Jellison].

[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 (https://familysearch.org : online 14 November 2017), William Appleton; FHL microfilm 0547195 IT 1.

[8] New Hampshire New Hampshire Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, “New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900,” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 November 2017), Amos Abbot; FHL microfilm 1000480.  “New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904,” database online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 November 2017), Amos Abbot; FHL microfilm 1000480.

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BIRTHS 1750-1850

  • Diadema BLISS born 15 November 1783 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts[1]; daughter of Palatial and Ruth (LOWELL) BLISS; died 26 September 1830 unmarried.
  • Hephzibah B. ADAMS born 15 November 1804 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (JORDAN) ADAMS.
  • Nelson DINGLEY born 15 November 1809 in Danville, Androscoggin, Maine[3]; son of Jeremiah and Lucy (GARCELON) DINGLEY; husband of Jane LAMBERT
  • Abner MORSE born 15 November 1811 in West Paradise, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada[4]; son of Captain Abner and Nancy (CHIPMAN) MORSE.
  • Rachel BUNKER born 15 November 1813 in Sedgewick, Hancock, Maine[5]; daughter of Thomas and Patience (EATON) BUNKER; wife of Kendall Dittredge BUNKER.
  • Sarah JORDAN born 15 November 1821 in Raymond, Cumberland, Maine[6]; daughter of James and Abigail Farrington (WIGHT) JORDAN.
  • Joseph Ebenezer PERKINS born 15 November 1822 in Brooksville, Hancock, Maine[7]; son of Amos and Ruth (WARDWELL) PERKINS; husband of Emma JONES.
  • Angelia SKILLIN born 15 November 1841 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine[8]; daughter of Charles Porter and Mary Ann (JORDAN) SKILLIN. She died 10 March 1849.

[1] 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 9 February 2016), Diadema Bliss; FHL microfilm 186172.

[2] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 November 2014), Hephzibah; birth 15 November 1804.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 November 2014), Hephzibah Adams; birth 15 Nov. 1804; christening 18 Nov. 1804.

[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 13 November 2017), Nelson Dingley; FHL micoriflm 10822.

[4] Wm. E. chute, A Genealogy and History of the Hute Family in America: with some account of the family in Great Britain and Ireland, with an account of fourty allied families gathered from the most authentic sources, print (Salem, Mass.: 1894), cxxxi; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 13 November 2017; Abner Morse #8.vii.xiv.

[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 6 July 2017), Rachel Bunker; FHL microfilm 1002590.

[6] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, 000009812, Sally Jordan, 15 November 1821; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 November 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  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 13 November 2017), Sally Jordan; FHL microfilm 9812, 12052.

[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 13 November 2017), Joseph E. Perkins; FHL microfilm 10614.

[8] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205245, 000009859, Angelia Skillin, 15 November 1841; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 November 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  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 13 November 2017), Angelia Skillin; FHL microfilm 12013.

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Moses Abbot

Moses is my first cousin nine times removed.  We are related through John and Judith Elizabeth (GREENE) BLOTT.  According to the Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire he was living in 1707.[1]  He inherited land from his father at Strawberry Bank, in Berwick, York, Maine.[2]  He was also deeded land about 1729 according to Maine: Early Wills and Deeds Moses served from September 1710 to 26 November 1710 in the Massachusetts Militia under Captain Samuel Partridge.[3]  Moses, son of John Abbott, was born Sept. 1, 1704, in Berwick. He is credited with the following colonial service: private, thirty-one weeks, six days, Captain William Gerrish’s company, scouting between Lebanon and Saco river, March 5 to November 1, 1756; private, thirty-eight weeks, five days, Captain Humphrey Chadburn’s company, March 5 to Nov. 30, 1760, fourteen days billeting house.[4]  He was a mariner, it’s unknown if he was a captain or a deck hand.  He was bAbbot, Moses 7875 Boston mapaptized and became a member of the Second Church in Boston 10 January 1702.[5]

Moses ABBOT was born 20 January 1667 in Berwick, York, Maine.[6]  He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (GREENE) ABBOT.  He died at sea in February 1716.[7]  Moses married Rebecca KNIGHT 11 September 1701 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts by Pen Townsend, Esquire.[8]  Rebecca was born 14 October 1680 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts to Richard and Hannah (TOWNSEND) KNIGHT.[9]  She died 3 October 1741.[10]

Moses and Rebecca had 7 children, little is known about most of his children.

  1. Reverend Hull ABBOT was born 15 June 1702 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[11] He was baptized 1 July 1702 at the Second Church of Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[12]  Hull attended 2 years of Harvard paid Thomas Hollis of England.[13] He was ordained 5 February 1724 by Reverenced Cotton Mather.[14]   He died 19 April 1774 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.  He married Mary BRADSTREET 27 July 1731 by Reverend W. Simon BRADSTREET.[15]  Mary was born 9 September 1703 in Charleston, Massachusetts.[16]  She was the daughter of Reverend Simon Bradstreet and Mary Long.  Mary died 13 May 1763[17].  Hull ABBOT was active in many of the colonial events of the time.[18]  They had 10 children.
  2. Moses ABBOT was born 28 March 1704 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[19] Moses was baptized 2 April 1704 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[20] He died 1706 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[21]
  3. Elizabeth ABBOT was born 10 March 1706 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[22] She was baptized 16 April 1707 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[23]  She died 18 July 1788 in Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth, she married twice first to John DOWSE 17 April 1740 in Charleston, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[24]  She married second to Michael BRIGDEN 17 April 1740.[25]
  4. Richard ABBOT was born 18 February 1808 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[26] Richard was baptized 20 February 1708 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[27]  He died 6 July 1774.  He married Hannah Thayer 8 May 1739 at the First Church of Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[28]  He died 6 July 1774.  Richard married Hannah THAYER 8 May 1739 at the First Church of Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
  5. Moses ABBOT was born 3 August 1711 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[29] Moses was baptized 5 August 1711 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[30]  He died 1 May 1734 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[31]
  6. Rebekah ABBOT was born before 6 September 1713 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[32] Rebekah was baptized 6 September 1713 in Boston, Suffolk Massachusetts.[33]
  7. Ebenezer ABBOT was born in July 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[34] Ebenezer was baptized 7 July 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[35]

[1] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 57.

[2] William M. Sargent A.M., compiled and edited, Maine Wills: 1640-1760 (Portland: Brown Thurston & Company, 1887), 162-165; digital images online, Family Search, Family Search (dcms.lds.org : online 30 March 2014.

[3] New England Historical and Genealogical Society, “Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775,” online database, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot; citing Massachusetts Officers and Soldiers, 1702-1722; page 1.

[4] Rootsweb, Northern New York: Genealogical and Family History of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people and the making of a commonwealth of the founding nation (freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com : online 10 November 2017), Moses Abbot; second entry (IV).

[5] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), vol. Second Church, p. 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 2 October 2017; Received into the Covenant and baptized same date.

[6] Anderson, “Eleven Thomas Abbotts of Berwick, Maine, and Vicinity,” Moses Abbott.  William Richard Cutter, editorial supervisor, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts (1908; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), 1021, Walter Abbott; digital images, The Internet Archive, Internet Archive Open Library (archive.org : online 21 August 2013.  Sabin Association, “Historical Note,” Sabin/Sabine/Sabean Genealogical Newsletter, 6 (1988): 3.

[7] Rev. Abiel Abbot and Rev. Ephriam Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, print (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847), 167; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 2 September 2017; Moses Abbot #3.

[8] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbott and Rebecca Knight marriage 11 September 1701.  Cutter, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, 1021.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; Boston, marriages 1649-1799, page 2.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, “Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; FHL microfilm 0818093-0818095.  Association, “Historical Note,” 3.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; FHL microfilm 818093.  Boston Massachusetts Registry Department, “Boston, Massachusetts, Marriages 1700-1809,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; vo. 1, p. 3.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 271; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 2 October 2017; 11 September 1701.  Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, 167.

[9] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017), Rebecca Knight; Boston births, 1635-1744; 1670-1689 image 115 of 219.

[10] Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, 167.

[11] 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 1 February 2016), Hull Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866, 0014734 V. 24  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 May 2017), Hull son of Moses Abbot and Rebecca his wife; 15 June 1702.  Massachusetts Historical Society, Colonial Collegians: Biographies of Those Who Attended American Colleges before the War for Independence (Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2005), Harvard page 2365; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 May 2017; Hull Abbot (Harvard, 1720).

[12] Chandler Robbins, “TEG Feature Article: Admissions and Baptisms at the Second Church [Boston],” The Essex Genealogist, 12 (1992), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbotts family.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[13] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[14] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.  “Diary of Jer. Bumstead from January 1722, to January, 1728: from a series of Almanacs,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, 15 (1861), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 May 2017), Mrs. Hull Abbot was ordained at Charlestown (MA) 1724.

[15] Dean Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, first (Boston: self published, 1848), 117, 746; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 11 May 2017; Mary Bradstreet.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[16] Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, 117, 746.

[17] Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, 117, 746.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[18] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[19] 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 1 February 2016), Moses Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866, 0014734 V. 24.

[20] Chandler Robbins, “TEG Feature Article: Admissions and Baptisms at the Second Church [Boston],” The Essex Genealogist, 12 (1992), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbotts family.

[21] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, “Boston, MA: Deaths, 1700-1799,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston City Hall Archives.

[22] 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 10 March 1706), Elizabeth Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 582886, 0014734 V. 24.  Azro Milton Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America: a genealogy of the descendants of Lawrence Dows, including the genealogy of the Masterman Family, two branches of the Newman family , a branch of the Morse family, and many genealogical lines of other families, print (Lowell, Mass.: S. W. Huse & Co., 1890), 21; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017; John Dowse; 27.86.v..

[23] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[24] Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America, 21.

[25] Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America, 21.

[26] 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 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; v. 5, p. 112.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; Registry of Births; Boston, page 112.   “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; City Document #43, page 54.   Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 May 2017; Richard Abbot; Second Church Records.  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 2 October 2017), Richard Abbot; FHL microfilm 0014734 v. 24.

[27] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[28] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), 397; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 May 2017; Richard Abbot and Hannah Thayer; First Church.

[29] 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 1 February 2016), Moses Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 5992866, 0014734 V. 24.  Commissioners of the city of Boston, “Boston, MA: Births 1700-1800,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; 3 August 1711.  S.G.D., “: Subscribers to Prince’s Chronology,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, 6 (1852), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Mr. Moses Abbott; page 371.

[30] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.  Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), Second Church, page 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017; Moses Abbot, child of Rebecka.

[31] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston, births, 1689-1744, deaths, 1721-1744, page 397.  Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, “Boston, MA: Deaths, 1700-1799,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston City Hall Archives, Index to Deaths, 1700-1799.  “,” Mr. Moses Abbott; page 371.

[32] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[33] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[34] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[35] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

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Birthdays for July 4

  • 1684 Benjamin WESCOTT Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island.[1] He is my second cousin 9 times removed.
  • 1715 Elizabeth ABBOT Berwick, York, Maine.[2] She is my second cousin 8 times removed.
  • 1717 Anne GERRISH Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire.[3] She is my third cousin 9 times removed.
  • 1794 Elizabeth SNOW South Thomaston, Knox, Maine.[4] She is my fifth cousin 4 times removed.
  • 1798 Stephen CHIPMAN Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts.[5] He is my fourth cousin 6 times removed.
  • 1824 Alonzo Pike JORDAN Denmark, Oxford, Maine.[6] He is my fifth cousin 3 times removed.
  • 1834 Joseph Burgess CHIPMAN Licking County, Ohio.[7] He is my fifth cousin 5 times removed through two lines.
  • 1852 Frederick J. DANFORTH Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine.[8] He is my fourth cousin 4 times removed and fifth cousin 4 times removed through two lines.
  • 1861 Nettie P. GRAY Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine.[9] She is my sixth cousin 2 times removed.

[1] Elizabeth Goodhue Fuess, Fuess and Allied Families (Andover, Massachusetts: self, 1929), 330; images online, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 October 2015; Benjamin Wescott; #3.VIII.

[2] William Richard Cutter, editorial supervisor, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the families of Meddlesex County, Massachusetts (1908; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), 1021-1023; digital images, The Internet Archive, Internet Archive Open Library (archive.org : accessed .

[3] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 9, Anne Gerrish; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 3 September 2015.

[4] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 20 May 2016), Betsey Snow; FHL microfilm 12070.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 20 May 2016), Betsey Snow; FHL microfilm 001316223.  Morgan Hewitt Stafford, Descendants of John Thorndike of Essex County, Massachusetts, first (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brother, Inc., 1960), 110; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 20 May 2016; Capt. Ebenezer Thorndike #72.  Greenleaf and Jonathan P. Cilley, “The Mount Desert Widow: Genealogy of the Gamble Family,” North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, G, online archives, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 May 2016), Betsy Snow; p. 19.  Albert Wells, American Family Antiquity: Being an account of the origin and process of american families traced from their progenitors in this country, connected with their history abroad. This work will illustrate the honors and personal merit of our most eminet men, and deduce their pedigree from the remotest times ascertainable from our ancient histories, vol. 3 (New York: Society Library, 1881), 23; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 20 May 2016; Captain Robert Snow 6th generation.

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 89 [Stephen Chipman #795].  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 1 November 2015), Stephen Chipman; FHL microfilm 0874027 IT 3, 974.43/B2 V2N.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 753 [Alonzo Pike Jordan #5747].

[7] History of Allen County, Ohio: containing a history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, ets.; portraits of early settlers and prominent ment; biographies; history of the northwest territory; history of Ohio; statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc. (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), 788; images online, Google, Google (www.play.google.com : online 31 May 2016; Joseph B. Chipman.  State of Ohio, 1910: certificate 5973, Joseph Burges Chipman; FHL microfilm 1927280; FHL microfilm 64776.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 October 2014), Frederick J. Danforth; FHL microfilm 9773, 928184, 1002327.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9773, Frederick J. Danforth, 4 July 1852; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 October 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 23 April 2016), Nellie P. Gray; birth 4 July 1861; FHL microfilm 9795.

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