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BIRTHS 25 October 1700-1800

 

  • Jonathan HARTSHORN was born 26 October 1717 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut[1]; son of Jonathan and Mary (BIRCHARD) HARTSHORN; husband of Mary BILLINGS and Abigail LEONARD.
  • Elizabeth RICE was born 25 October 1718 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of Edward and Lydia (FAIRBANKS) RICE; wife of Ezekiel HOWE.
  • Martha RANKIN was born 25 October 1720 in York, York, Maine[3]; daughter of Andrew and Bethiah (SPENCER) RANKIN; died 1726.
  • Lilborn ANDREWS 25 October 1730 Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts[4]; son of Thomas and Ruth (BIXBY) ANDREWS; died 26 March 1750.
  • Louis GAGNÉ born 25 October 1735 in Petite-Riviére, Charlevoix, Québec, Canada; son of François Xavier and Marie Geneviève (FILION) GAGNÉ; husband of Cecile-Victorie SAUTON.
  • David LOWELL was born 25 October 1762 in Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire[5]; son of David and Abigail (PERKINS) LOWELL; died 17 January 1798.
  • Anna UNDERWOOD was born 25 October 1774 in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts[6]; daughter of Joshua and Lydia (EAMES) UNDERWOOD; wife of William CLAFLIN.
  • Lucy WEARE born 25 October 1780 in York, York, Maine[7]; daughter of Jeremiah and Lucy (WEBBER) WEARE.
  • Olive Jordan JUNKINS born 25 October 1780 in Saco, York, Maine[8]; daughter of Captain Paul and Sarah (JORDAN) JUNKINS; wife of Stephen FAIRFIELD and Daniel GOOGINS.
  • Ebenezer CATE was born 25 October 1783 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine[9]; son of Benjamin and Anne (SKILLINGS) CATE.
  • Miriam Coffin PLUMMER was born 25 October 1783 in Addison, Washington, Maine[10]; daughter of Moses and Lucy (PERKINS) PLUMMER; wife of Robert PERKINS.
  • Oren BLISS was born 25 October 1786 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts[11]; son of Pelatial and Ruth (LOWELL) BLISS; died 14 June 1788.
  • Charles JORDAN was born 25 October 1796 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[12]; son of Ebenezer and Sarah (MCKENNEY) JORDAN; husband of Elizabeth “Eliza” DANFORTH.
  • Eunice BOND was born 25 October 1798 in Saco, York, Maine[13]; daughter of Robert and Susanna Ellen (LOWELL) BOND; wife of Nathaniel HASTY.

 

[1] 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 9 October 2018), Jonathan Hartshorn; FHL batch 7450335.

[2] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family: in America, 1633-1897, print (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 48; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 8 July 2017; Lydia Fairbanks and family.

[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 9 October 2018), Martha Rankin; FHL microfilm 12836.

[4] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 3 September 2015), Lilborn Andrews; #46-V; v. 3, p. 114.

[5] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 41, David Lowell Jr.; #98.III; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 15 October 2015.

[6] 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 April 2018), Anna Underwood; FHL microfilm 763666.  Lucien Marcus Underwood, Underwood Families of America: in two volumes, print (Lancaster, PA: Press of the New Eara Printing Company, 1913), 143-144; images online, Ancestry, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com : online 2 April 2018; Joshua Underwood #242.

[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 9 October 2018), Lucy Weare; FHL microfilm 12836.

[8] 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 25 October 2018), Olive Fairfield; FHL microfilm 12243.

[9] 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), Ebenezer Cates; FHL microfilm 10930, 1033703.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002391, 000009762, Ebenezer Cates, 25 October 1783; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 23 June 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[10] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 1 February 2016), Miriam C. Plummer Perkins; FHL microfilm 001787293.

[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 9 February 2016), Oren Bliss; FHL microfilm 186172.

[12] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 91, 233 [Charles Jordan #1139].

[13] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 67, Eunice Bond; #181.1.6; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 27 October 2015.

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BURIALS Waldo County, Maine 1700-2000

Boulter Cemetery, South Unity, Waldo, Maine

  • Arabella Rackliff MITCHELL born 10 April 1802, died 6 September 1878; daughter of James and Sarah (RACKLIFF) MITCHELL; wife of Joseph WOODS.[1]
  • Dominicus RACKLIFF born 7 September 1779, died 5 June 1852; son of Benjamin and Sarah (JORDAN) RACKLIFF; husband of Annah SMALL.[2]
  • Lorana RACKLIFF born 26 October 1811, died 20 April 1885; daughter of Dominicus and Annah (SMALL) RACKLIFF; wife of Lorenzo Dow MCGRAY.[3]
  • Amaziah Trueworthy WOODS born 5 October 1834, died 26 May 1914; son of Joseph and Arabella Rackliff (MITCHELL) WOODS.[4]
  • Aubrey James WOODS born 25 April 1860, died 6 December 1914; son of Amaziah Trueworthy and Olive Murch (BOYNTON) WOODS; husband of Annie Mable PARSONS.[5]

Burnham Village Cemetery, Burnham, Waldo, Maine

  • Harriet N. BROWN born 4 March 1829, died 17 January 1892; daughter of Jeremiah and Eleanor J. (GARDNER) BROWN; wife of Jonathan B. BAGLEY.[6]
  • August Olive GOWEN born 11 October 1837, died 24 June 1912; daughter of George and Anna (ABBOT) GOWEN; wife of Franklin “Frank” MUDGETT.[7]
  • Annie M. MUDGETT born 14 June 1862, died 8 September 1876; daughter of Franklin and Augusta Olive (GOWEN) MUDGETT.[8]
  • Frank E. MUDGETT born 19 November 1860, died 28 April 1882; son of Franklin and Augusta Olive (GOWEN) MUDGETT.[9]
  • Lizzie H. MUDGETT born 19 July 1864, died 14 October 1887; daughter of Franklin and Augusta Olive (GOWEN) MUDGETT; wife of Bert F. WEBB.[10]

Chase Yard Cemetery, Jackson, Waldo, Maine

  • Emily EVANS born 22 May 1805, died 1870; daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth (HASTY) EVANS; wife of Elnatan WHITE.[11]
  • Elizabeth “Betsey) HASTY born 22 January 1782, died 17 April 1864; daughter of Captain David and Susanna (JORDAN) HASTY; wife of Stephen EVANS and John JOHNSON.[12]
  • Asa JACKSON born 1800, died 4 July 1829; son of Robert and Olive (FARNHAM) JACKSON.[13]
  • Lucy JACKSON born 26 January 1787, died 17 March 1828; daughter of Robert and Olive (FARNHAM) JACKSON; wife of Ezekiel T. HATCH.[14]
  • Patience JACKSON born 10 September 1794, died 19 March 1884; daughter of Robert and Olive (FARNHAM) HATCH; wife of Amos HATCH.[15]
  • Wealthy H. WHITE born 15 April 1832, died 1856; daughter of Elnathan and Emily (EVANS) WHITE; wife of Charles C. GRAY.[16]

East Northport Cemetery, East Northport, Waldo, Maine

  • Margaret E. BARRETT born 10 August 1830, died 3 October 1849; daughter of Daniel and Bethiah Wadlin (JORDAN) BARRETT.[17]

East Thorndike Cemetery, Thorndike, Waldo, Maine

  • David HASTY born 16 April 1831, died 18 September 1808 or 1818; son of David and Betsey (WATSON) HASTY; husband of Louisa M. WHITE.[18]

Evans Corner Cemetery, Waldo County, Maine

  • Sarah “Sally” EATON born 8 May 1797, died 28 April 1873; daughter of James and Hannah (JORDAN) EATON; wife of Joseph ELLIS.[19] [also listed as buried at Ellis Cemetery in Waldo County, Maine.[20]

Farwell Cemetery, Unity, Waldo, Maine

  • Benjamin Jordan RACKLIFF born 10 September 1771, died 25 May 1849; son of Benjamin and Sarah (JORDAN) RACKLIFF, husband of Mary SMALL.[21]
  • Sarah “Sally” RACKLIFF born 22 May 1782, died 16 June 1864; daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (JORDAN) RACKLIFF; wife of James MITCHELL.[22]

First Settlers Cemetery, Brooks, Waldo, Maine

  • Calvin EATON born 18 February 1804, died 1832; son of James and Hannah (JORDAN) EATON.[23]

Grant-Littlefield Cemetery, Winterport, Waldo, Maine

  • Anne WESCOTT born 17 October 1777, died November 1837; daughter of Captain William Post and Elizabeth (PERKINS) WESCOTT; wife of Richard FREEMAN.[24]

Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo, Maine

  • Aaron EATON born 10 April 1800, died 17 March 1878; son of John and Sally (PICKERING) EATON; husband of Eunice NASH.[25]

Kimball Yard Cemetery, Jackson, Waldo, Maine

  • Elizabeth HASTY born 15 March 1820, died 26 July 1854; daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (EVANS) HASTY; wife of Caleb Young KIMBALL.[26]

Hill Cemetery, Winterport, Waldo, Maine

  • Lydia Perkins HATCH born 14 April 1809, died 29 March 1872; daughter of Mark and Lydia (PERKINS) HATCH; wife of Tobias Oakman THOMPSON.[27]

Marriner Cemetery, Searsmont, Waldo, Maine

  • Abial JORDAN born 12 January 1821, died 21 May 1879; son of Benjamin and Lucy (JORDAN) JORDAN; husband of Harriet ORDWAY.[28]
  • Melissa D. JORDAN born 21 April 1845, died 19 November 1863; daughter of Abial and Harriet (ORDWAY) JORDAN.[29]
  • Ellen J. “Nellie” WOODS born 16 January 1845, died 1918; daughter of Joseph and Arabella Rackliff (MITCHELL) WOODS; wife of John L. CRIE.[30]

Mt. Recluse Cemetery, Stockton Springs, Waldo, Maine

  • Ephraim PENDELTON born 28 March 1818/9, died 6 April 1895; son of Joseph and Wealthy (THOMAS) PENDELTON; husband of Ann GILKEY.[31]

Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport, Waldo, Maine

  • Lucy Foster THOMPSON born 28 June 1843, died 2 December 1845; daughter of Tobias Oakman and Lydia Perkins HATCH.[32]
  • Tobias Oakman THOMPSON born 17 June 1846, died 13 May 1847; son of Tobias Oakman and Lydia Perkins (HATCH) THOMPSON.[33]

Pilley Cemetery, Brooks, Waldo, Maine

  • Judith EATON born 17 November 1793, died 21 October 1840; daughter of James and Hannah (JORDAN) EATON; wife of James HOUSTON.[34]
  • Sylvanus EATON born 17 July 1807, died 1842; son of James and Hannah (JORDAN) EATON; died unmarried.[35]
  • Julia Ann DINGLEY born 16 July 1807, died 13 August 1893; daughter of Jeremiah and Lucy (GARCELON) DINGLEY; wife of Socrates DOWN.[36]
  • Hannah JORDAN born 1770, died 1842; daughter of James and Mehitable (PLAISTED) JORDAN; wife of James EATON.[37]

Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Freedom, Waldo, Maine

  • Adoniram Judson BILLINGS born 3 December 1826, died 6 February 1900; son of John and Jane (GRAY) BILLINGS; husband of Ann E. CLEMENT and Lucinda M. SPROWL.[38]
  • Annie Judson BILLINGS born February 1865, died 18 October 1944; daughter of Dr. Adoniram Judson and Ann E. (CLEMENT) BILLINGS; wife of James Wardell LIBBY.[39]
  • Jane “Jenny” GRAY born 1785, died 16 July 1843; daughter of Samuel and Mercy (WATSON) GRAY; wife of John BILLINGS.[40]

Pond Cemetery #1, Unity, Waldo, Maine

  • Lydia ABBOT born 19 January 1815, died 15 July 1866; daughter of George and Rhoda Snow (WHITMAN) ABBOT; wife of Samuel STRONG.[41]
  • Hiram W. STRONG born 1848, died 1862; son of Samuel and Lydia (ABBOT) STRONG.[42]
  • Bessie Lela WOODS born 28 September 1905, died 20 January 1999; daughter of John and Ida May (BESSEY) WOODS; wife of Elbridge LANG.[43]
  • John WOODS born 16 October 1877, died 14 May 1936; son of Amaziah Trueworthy and Olive Murch (BOYNTON) WOODS; husband of Ida May BESSEY.[44]
  • Mercil Boynton WOODS born 28 December 1901, died 9 September 1972; son of John and Ida May (BESSEY) WOODS.[45]

Pond Cemetery #2, Unity, Waldo, Maine

  • Glennis Maude WOODS born 3 June 1912, died 12 January 1972; daughter of John and Ida May (BESSEY) WOODS; wife of Cecil Albert DALTON.[46]

Quaker Hill Cemetery, Unity, Waldo, Maine

  • Sarah JORDAN born 1747, died 1839; daughter of Dominicus and Phebe (GRAY) JORDAN; wife of Benjamin RACKLIFF and Ebenezer PATEE.[47]
  • Olive Flora WOODS born 8 September 1905, died 5 March 1966; daughter of John and Ida May (BESSEY) WOODS; wife of Arthur Chester HALEY.[48]

Rose Cemetery, Brooks, Waldo, Maine

  • Samuel Louis RICH born 25 April 1797, died 28 March 1874; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH; husband of Sally Batcheldon DURGIN.[49]

Smith Cemetery, Palermo, Waldo, Maine

  • Daniel Lewis MATTHEWS born 13 February 1879, died 18 October 1965; son of Daniel Weed and Elizabeth (ADAMS) MATTHEWS; husband of Olive Ada MARDEN.[50]

South Belfast Cemetery, Waldo County, Maine

  • Hannah PERKINS born 13 August 1775, died 15 May 1853; daughter of Daniel and Abigail (PENNY) PERKINS; wife of Edward WIGHT.[51]
  • John WIGHT born 25 August 1809, died 10 May 1889; son of Edward and Hannah (PERKINS) WIGHT; husband of Caroline PAUL.[52]
  • Nathan WIGHT born 14 July 1795, died 9 July 1891; son of Edward and Hannah (PERKINS) WIGHT; husband of Pamelia Oakes KELLAR.[53]

Stiles Cemetery, Jackson, Waldo, Maine

  • Elizabeth S. CATES born 1758-1760, died 12 July 1851; daughter of Joseph and Deborah (COBB) CATES; wife of Joel RICH.[54]
  • Benjamin HASTY born 16 December 1787, died 17 February 1870; son of Captain David and Susanna (JORDAN) HASTY; husband of Sarah “Sally” EVANS.[55]
  • Daniel HASTY born 31 March 1816, died 21 June 1886; son of Benjamin and Sarah (EVANS) HASTY; husband of Eleanor WHITE.[56]
  • Captain David HASTY born between 1756-1758, died 8 October 1836; son of Robert and Hannah (JORDAN) HASTY; husband of Susanna JORDAN.[57]
  • Israel Thorndyke RICH born 15 January 1807, died 20 March 1897; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH.[58]
  • Joseph RICH born 31 March 1787, died 21 July 1869; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH; husband of Judith Ann JACKSON.[59]
  • Levi Lorin RICH born 6 March 1801, died 23 November 1868; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH; husband of Judith Ann SWETT.
  • Thomas RICH born 8 January 1782, died 13 May 1827; son of Joel and Elizabeth S. (CATES) RICH; husband of Susan.[60]

[1] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Arabella Rackliff Mitchell Woods; memorial 29678514.

[2] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 January 2016), Dominicus Rackliff; memorial 29666520.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 January 2016), Lorana Rackliff McGray; memorial 29660607.

[4] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Amaziah Trueworthy Woods; memorial 29679814.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Aubrey James Woods; memorial 29679840.

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 11 July 2017), Harriet N. Brown Bagley; memorial 16168664.  “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 July 2017), Harriet Bagley; 17 January 1892.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9889, Harriet Bagley, 17 January 1892; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 27 July 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 September 2015), Augusta Olive Gowen Mudgett; memorial 19079041.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 September 2015), Annie M. Mudgett; memorial 19079043.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 September 2015), Frank E. Mudgett; memorial 19079046.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 September 2015), Lizzie H. Mudgett Webb; memorial 19079049.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 11 September 2017), Emily Evans White; memorial 167317432.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 9 September 2017), Elizabeth “Betsy” Hasty Evans; memorial 48063719.

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 January 2018), Asa Jackson; memorial 48028062.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Lucy Hatch; memorial 48065144.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Patience Hatch; memorial 48064117.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Wealthy H. White Gray; memorial 167967519.

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 June 2017), Margaret E. Barrett; memorial 69957763.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 June 2017), Margaret E. Barrett; FHL microfilm 001315025.  Maine State Library, “Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, CA 1780-1999,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 June 2017), Margaret E. Barrett; FHL microfilm 002148482.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 January 2018), David Hasty; memorial 38766087.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 January 2018), David Hasty; FHL microfilm 001315225.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 6 July 2017), Sarah Eaton Ellis; memorial 160503992.

[20] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 6 July 2017), Sarah Eaton Ellis; FHL microfilm 001315198, 001315196.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Benjamin Jordan Rackliff; memorial 29856481.

[22] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Sally “Sarah” Rackliff Mitchell; memorial 29853158.

[23] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 4 July 2017), Calvin Eaton; FHL microfilm 001315196.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 July 2017), Calvin Eaton; memorial 47061844.

[24] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Anne Wescott Freeman; memorial 55386549.

[25] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 July 2017), Aaron Eaton; memorial 124130366.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 January 2018), Elizabeth Hasty Kimball; memorial 47220160.

[27] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 September 2017), Lydia P. Hatch Thompson; FHL microfilm 001769716.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 September 2017), Tobias O. Thompson; FHL microfilm 001787560.

[28] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 8 January 2015), Abial Jordan; FHL microfilm 1315431.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 January 2015), Abial Jordan; memorial 7758803.

[29] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 January 2015), Melissa D. Jordan; memorial 7758807.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Ellen J. Crie; memorial 73649916.

[31] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 February 2016), Ephraim Pendleton; FHL microfilm 001787262.

[32] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 September 2017), Lydia P. Hatch Thompson; FHL microfilm 001769716.

[33] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 September 2017), Lydia P. Hatch Thompson; FHL microfilm 001769716.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 6 July 2017), Judith Eaton; memorial 71181014.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 6 July 2017), Judith Eaton Houston; FHL microfilm 001315424.

[35] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 July 2017), Sylvanus Eaton; memorial 71181221.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 6 July 2017), Sylvanus Eaton; FHL microfilm 001315196.

[36] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 30 November 2014), Julia Ann Dingley Dow; memorial 14902671.

[37] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Hannah Eaton; memorial 71180740.

[38] State Archives, “Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 January 2016), Adoniram J. Billings; FHL 001001826.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 January 2016), Dr. Adoniram Judson Billings; memorial 20609847.

[39] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 January 2016), Annie Judson Billings Libby; memorial 23646514.

[40] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 January 2016), Jane Gray Billings; memorial 20609860.

[41] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 May 2017), Lydia Abbott Strong; memorial 31422827.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 May 2017), Lydia Strong; FHL microfilm 001787558.  Charles H. Farnum, History of the Descendants of John Whitman of Weymouth, Mass., first (New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers, 1889), 459; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 16 May 2017; Lydia Abbott.

[42] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 May 2017), Lydia Strong; FHL microfilm 001787558.

[43] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Bessie Woods Lang; memorial 31846506.

[44] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), John Woods; memorial 31247976.

[45] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Mercil Boynton Woods; memorial 31247814.

[46] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Glennis Maude Woods Dalton; memorial 30606924.

[47] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 January 2018), Sarah Jordan Pattee-Rackliff; memorial 116492345.

[48] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 2 January 2015), Olive Flora Woods Haley; memorial 25825972.

[49] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 24 June 2017), Samuel Rich; memorial 57487935.

[50] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 March 2015), Mercy Sides; FHL microfilm 001316218.

[51] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 February 2015), Hannah Perkins Wight; memorial 19660899.

[52] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 February 2015), John Wight; memorial 19660923.

[53] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 February 2015), Nathan Wight; memorial 40564541.

[54] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 24 June 2017), Joel Rich; FHL microfilm 001316205.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 24 June 2017), Elizabeth Cates Rich; memorial 8870916.

[55] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 9 September 2017), Benjamin Hasty; memorial 47665236.

[56] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 9 September 2017), Daniel Hasty; memorial 47665287.

[57] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 September 2013), Capt. David Hasty, memorial#47665078.

[58] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 24 June 2017), Israel T. Rich; memorial 47665441.

[59] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 24 June 2017), Joseph Rich; memorial 8870845.

[60] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 24 June 2017), Thomas Rich; memorial 8871288.

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Elkanah

Gender: masculine

Usage: Biblical, Biblical Hebrew

Pronounced: el-KAYN-Ə

Meaning and History:  means “God has purchased” in Hebrew.  In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Samuel. Exodus 6:24; 1 Samuel 1:1; 1 Corinthians 6:25-26, 9:16, 12:6, 15:23; 2 Corinthians 28:7

Related names: Elkan (Hebrew)

Feminine form: Elke

Famous Elkanah’s

Elkanah Settle (1648-1724) English poet and playwright

Elkanah Billings (1820-1876) Canada’s first paleontologist

Elkanah Watson (1758-1842) American writer, agriculturalist and canal promoter

Elkanah Angwenyi (1983) Kenyan 1500m runner

Elkanah Armitage (1794-1876) British industrialist and Liberal politician

Elkanah Greer (1825-1877) American cotton planter and general

Elkanah Young (1804-1876) Nova Scotia merchant and politician

Elkanah Onyeali (died 2008) Nigerian footballer

Elkanah Tisdale (1768-1835) American engraver and cartoonist

Elkanah Kelsey Dare (1782-1826) American hymn composer

 

Elkanah’s related to me

Elkanah Dyer (1759-1820) private in Captain Joshua Jordan’s Company-Revolutionary War

Elkanah S. Smith (1803-1868) of Maine and Massachusetts

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Abner WORMWOOD

Abner is my second cousin six times removed; we are related through Thomas and Jane (COLE) WORMWOOD.  He was enumerated in the 1850 census taken in Kennebunk, York, Maine, listed as a farmer.[1]

Abner WORMWOOD was born 14 May 1781 in Wells, York, Maine or New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine.  He is the son of William and Keziah (GOOCH) WORMWOOD.  He died 24 June 1855 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[2]  He was interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[3]  Abner married twice, first to Susannah EDES 30 July 1802 or 1807 in Wells, York, Maine.  Susanna “Sukey” was born 30 September 1785 in Maine.[4]  She died 10 September 1820 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[5]  She is interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[6]  He married second to Elizabeth CLARK 15 July 1822 or 8 August 1822 in Kennebunk or Wells, York, Maine.[7]  She was born 7 July 1787.  She died 5 September 1860.[8]  She is interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[9]

Abner and Susannah had the following children:

  1. Elvira Wormwood was born 15 November 1807 in Wells, York, Maine.  She died 8 March 1898 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.  She married twice, first to Robert H. STEWART 27 May 1832 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts with banns posted 28 April 1832.[10]  She married second to Caleb Secchomb HOBBS 17 March 1842 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts with banns published 28 February 1842.[11]
  2. Esther Hobbs WORMWOOD was born 14 February 1809 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. She died 31 July 1845 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine.  She was interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[12]  Esther married Rufus Anderson COBB 11 February 1836 in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine with intentions filed 8 January 1836 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[13]
  3. Olive Edes WORMWOOD was born 23 December 1811. She died unmarried 9 October 1834 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[14]  She is interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[15]
  4. Almedia G. WORMWOOD was born 20 March 1814 in Maine. She died 26 September 1840.  She was interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[16]  Almedia married Horace FERNALD 23 January 1836 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[17]  He married Almedia’s sister Elizabeth after her death.
  5. Jane H. WORMWOOD was born 8 April 1816 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. She died unmarried 24 June 1835 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.  She is interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[18]
  6. Julia Ann WORMWOOD was born 15 May 1818 in Maine. She died 30 November 1897 in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina.  She was interred at Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina.[19]  Julia married Benjamin D. MORRILL 7 July 1837 in Chelsea, Suffolk Massachusetts.[20]

Rufus and Elizabeth had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth Clarke WORMWOOD she was born 20 April 1823 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.  She died 2 Jun 1886.  She was interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[21]  Elizabeth married Horace FERNALD 10 November 1842 in Kennebunk, York, Maine with intentions filed 18 November 1837 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[22]
  2. Emeline WORMWOOD was born 12 February 1825 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. She died 13 July 1912.  Emeline married Joshua CLARK 6 June 1846 in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts with intentions filed 31 May 1845 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[23]
  3. Susan Edes WORMWOOD was born 8 May 1827 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. She died 25 March 1852 in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  She is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[24]  She married William SCHOULER 25 February 1845 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[25]
  4. Augustus Frank WORMWOOD was born 8 Jun 1829 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. He died of apoplexy on 2 December 1901 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[26]  He is interred at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[27]  Augustus married Mary Ann LITTLEFIELD 11 January 1855 in Wells, York, Maine with intentions filed 30 December 1854 in Kennebunk, York, Maine.[28]
  5. Martha Ann WORMWOOD was born 18 March 1831 in Kennebunk, York, Maine. She died of valvular heart disease on 17 September 1916 in South Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[29]  She is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Martha married Luther BILLINGS 2 December 1851 by Rev. James J. WOODBURY in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[30]

[1] 1850 United States census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Kennebun, 12 of 66, dwelling 94, family 115, Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 443511; NARA microfilm publication M432, 274.

[2] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 11326.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Abner Wormwood; memorial 109157507.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.

[4] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 22 March 2016), Susannah Edes Wormwood; memorial 109157549.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Sukey Eades; FHL microfilm 10917.

[5] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 22 March 2016), Susannah Edes Wormwood; memorial 109157549.

[6] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Susannah Edes Wormwood; memorial 109157549.

[7] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Abner Wormwood and Elizabeth Clark; FHL microfilm 11326.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Abner Wormwood and Elizabeth Clark; FHL microfilm 11326.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Abner Wormwood and Elizabeth Clark; FHL microfilm 12622.

[8] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.

[9] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Abner Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.

[10] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 26 March 2016), Robert H. Stewart and Elvira Wormwood.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Elvira Wormwood and Robert H. Stewart; FHL microfilm.

[11] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Elvira Stewart and Caleb S. Hobbs; FHL microfilm.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 26 March 2016), Caleb Secchomb Hobbs and Elvira Stewart.

[12] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Esther H. Wormwood Cobb; FHL microfilm 001316477, 001316336.

[13] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009766, Rufus A. Cobb and Esther Wormwood, 13 January 1836; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Rufus A. Cobb and Esther Wormwood; FHL microfilm 11587.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 March 2016), Rufus A. Cobb and Esther Wormwood.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 March 2016), Rufus A. Cobb and Ester Wormwood; FHL microfilm 11326.

[14] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 March 2016), Olive E. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.

[15] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Olive E. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 March 2016), Olive Edes Wormwood; memorial 121185917.

[16] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 March 2016), Almedia Wormwood Fernald; FHL microfilm 001316336.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 March 2016), Almedia G. Wormwood Fernald; memorial 52834973.

[17] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 March 2016), Horace Furnald and Almedia G. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 11326.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 March 2016), Jane H. Wormwood; memorial 121185680.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 March 2016), Jane H. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001316336.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 March 2016), Julia A. Warnwood Morrill; memorial 64006626

[20] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 March 2016), Julia Ann Wormwood and William Morrill; FHL microfilm 0874029 IT 1.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 March 2016), Elizabeth Clark Wormwood Fernald; memorial 52834348.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), Elizabeth C. Wormwood Fernald; FHL microfilm 001316336, 001315201.

[22] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), Elizabeth C. Wormwood and Horace Fernald; FHL microfilm 11326.

[23] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), Joshua Clark and Emeline Wormwood; FHL microfilm 11326.  Massachusetts, United States State Archives, Boston, “Massachusett, Marriages, 1841-1915,” images online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Joshua Clark and Emeline Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001428255.

[24] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 March 2016), Susan Edes Wormwood Schouler; memorial 114616088.

[25] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), William Schooler and Susan E. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 0873758 IT 1.

[26] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 10066, Augustus F. Wormwood, 2 December 1901; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 March 2016), Augustus F. Wormwood; memorial 43069169.

[28] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), Augustus F. Wormwood and Mary Ann Littlefield; FHL microfilm 11326.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), Augustus F. Wormwood and Mary A. Littlefield; FHL microfilm 12622.

[29] Massachusetts, South Acton: page 96, Martha A. Wormwood Billings; FHL folder 004966541; certificate 18; FHL microfilm 5254085.

[30] Massachusetts, United States State Archives, Boston, “Massachusett, Marriages, 1841-1915,” images online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 March 2016), Luther Billings and Martha A. Wormwood; FHL microfilm 001432877.

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Mercy WATSON

Mercy is my sixth great grandmother.  She is the seventh and last child of Shadrach and Susanna (KIMBALL) WATSON.

Mercy WATSON was born about 1752 in Wells, York, ME.  She died 28 September 1828 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Mercy is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[1]  She married Samuel GRAY about 1766.  He was born 1750.  Samuel is the son of Joshua and Jennat (ELLIOT) GRAY.    He died 28 April 1843 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Samuel is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[2]

Mercy and Samuel had the following children:

  1. Captain Joseph (my fifth great grandfather) was born 8 November 1770 in Castine, Hancock, ME. He died 8 February.  He was buried at Captain Joseph Gray Cemetery in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[3]  Joseph married Anna GRINDLE 23 Dec 1797 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[4]  Anna was born 7 May 1779 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.  Her parents were Reuben and Hannah (LOWELL) GRINDLE.  Hannah died 1 October 1847.  She was interred at Captain Joseph Gray Cemetery in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[5]  Reuben was born in 1799 and died the same year.
  2. Rebecca was born 1775 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME. She died of dropsy in April 1850.[6]  Rebecca married John GRAY6 March 1798 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.
  3. Mercy was born 1778 in Maine. She died 1832 in Maine.  She was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[7]  Mercy married Adam GRAY.  Adam was born in 1782. He is the son of Reuben GRAY.  He died in 1857.  Adam is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[8]
  4. Samuel Augustus was born 22 August 1783 in Sedgewick, Hancock, ME.[9] He died 29 October 1837 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Samuel is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[10]   He married Abigail COUSINS 19 January 1808 in Maine.  She was born 20 November 1784 in Sedgewick, Hancock, ME.[11]  She is the daughter of Thomas and Lydia COUSINS.  Abigail died 1838 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[12]
  5. Jane “Jenny” was born 1785 in Maine. She died 16 July 1843 in Maine. She was interred at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Freedom, Waldo, ME.[13]  Jane married John BILLINGS 29 December 1802 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[14]
  6. George was born 12 December 1786 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[15]
  7. Prudence “Prudy” was born 20 December 1788 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[16] She died 29 October 1830 in Maine.  Prudence was interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[17]  Prudence married Captain Malachi ORCUTT Jr. 11 April 1789 in Maine.  He was born 11 April 1789 in Maine.  He is the son of Malachi and Sarah (HOVEY) ORCUTT.  Malachi died 3 April 1858 in Maine.  He is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[18]
  8. Mary “Molly” was born 10 February 1790 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[19] Mary married Daniel GRINDLE 29 November 1806 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[20]
  9. Abigail was born 20 June 1792 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[21] Abigail married Jeremiah GRINDLE 2 September 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[22]
  10. Sarah “Sally” was born 22 December 1794 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[23] She died 1860 in Maine.  Sarah married Walter WILLENS 18 April 1818 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[24]
  11. Elizabeth “Betsey” was born 4 March 1797 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[25] She died 10 July 1860 in Montville, Waldo, ME. She was interred at Old Grindle-Herrick Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[26]  Elizabeth married Andrew GRINDLE 27 July 1817 Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[27]  Andrew was born 7 May 1793.  He died 4 March 1871.  Andrew is interred at Old Grindle-Herrick Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[28]
  12. Susanna was born 4 March 1797 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[29] She died 11 October 1867 in Maine.  She is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[30]  Susan married twice, first to Samuel COUSINS 1 May 1816 in Maine.  Second to Nathaniel COUSINS in 1831.

[1] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Mercy Watson Gray; memorial 113320392.

[2] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Samuel Gray; memorial 59631091.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Capt. Joseph Gray; memorial 52718772.

[4] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Joseph Gray and Anna Grindle; FHL microfilm 11752.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Ann Grindle Gray; memorial 75918032.

[6] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, mortality schedule, Hancock County, 183, line 7, Rebekah Gray; dropsy 42 days; , .

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Mercy Gray; memorial 10728268.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Adam Gray; memorial 107528252.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Samuel Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Samuel Gray Jr.; memorial 116029987.

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Abigail Cousins 20 November 1784, Sedgwick, Maine.

[12] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Abagail Gray, 1838.

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Jane Gray Billings; memorial 20609860.

[14] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), John Billings and Jenny Gray; FHL microfilm 12248.

[15] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), George Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[16] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Prudy Gray; FHL microfilm 27756

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Purdence Gray Orcutt; memorial 116000145.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Capt. Malachi Orcutt, Jr.; memorial 116000031.

[19] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 February 1790), Molly Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[20] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Daniel Grindle and Mary Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[21] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Abigail Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[22] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Jeremiah Grindle and Abigail Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[23] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Sally Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[24] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Walter Willens and Sarah Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[25] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Elizabeth Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Betsey D. Gray Grindle; memorial 107392698.

[27] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Andrew Grindell and Betsy Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[28] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Andrew Grindle; memorial 52591013.

[29] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Susanna Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Susan Gray Cousin; memorial 116000350.

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